[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


A jet skiing accident on Smith Mountain Lake leaves one person dead and another injured.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Eighty NATO warplanes are flying over the Balkans today.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Scattered showers and thunderstorms as you get ready for a new work week--
A warm front will keep the potential for stormy weather in the forecast through this afternoon.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]

[E-SML-Death]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-38; 52:54]
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The identities of 2 people involved in a fatal jet skiing accident on Smith Mountain Lake yesterday have not been released yet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


The accident happened at Bernard's Landing shortly after 3 p-m.
An area security guard says two jet skiers collided while riding along the lake.
Rescue crews at the scene confirmed that one of the skiers died.
The other was taken to Bedford County Hospital.
That skier's condition is not known.
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[E-Martinsville]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]

Police say they do have a suspect in the weekend shooting death of a Martinsville man.
26-year-old Kenneth Lee Bruce was shot in the head while a group of people were gathered on Harden Road Saturday morning.
Police say Bruce was also hit by a car leaving the scene.
Another man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the leg.

[YUGOSLAVIA]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-I]
[GRAPHIC=None]


NATO flexes its military might today, a move aimed at sending a message to Yugoslavian president Slobodan Milosevic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Aviano AFB, Italy; ]


Eighty warplanes from 13 nations are taking part in operation "determined falcon".. flying over nearby Albania and Macedonia.
Allied leaders want Milosevic to end his crackdown against ethnic Albanians in (KOH'-soh-voh) Kosovo before the fighting sparks another Balkan War.
[SUPER=03-Kosovo/Albania Border;]


In Kosovo, tensions mount as fighting escalates.
More than 3-hundred people have been killed since last March when Serbia began its offensive to crush an Albanian independance movement in the Province.
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[weather]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-H]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]


Bad weather is inflicting misery from the midwest to the northeast.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Griswold, IA;]


In Iowa yesterday, the town of Griswald was evacuated after torrential rains turned the town into an Island.
Most of the thousand residents in the town have been evacuated.
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA;]


In Massachusetts and Rhode Island, record rains turned streets into rivers and backyards into ponds.
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[Danville-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-54 TC: 8:30]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath]


A Danville couple is seeing red after their home catches fire for the second time in less than a year -- and they're unable to get in touch with the property owners.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Stephanie and Will Harris were watching T-V when they smelled smoke.
Harris went into the kitchen of the house the couple rents and noticed flames coming from the water heater.
No one was injured and the fire department helped clear out the smoke.
But for the second time in as many incidents, the Harris' say they could not get in touch with their landlord.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=13:44:51]
[IN Q=IF WE'RE GOING]

((WILL HARRIS/FIRE VICTIM; IF WE'RE GOING TO GIVE THEM THIS MONEY EVERY MONTH, AT LEAST THEY CAN DO THEIR JOB AND BE PRESENT FOR SITUATIONS LIKE THIS. THERE'S NO RUNNING WATER AND WE'RE UNABLE TO STAY HERE. AND THAT'S COSTING EXTRA MONEY OUT OF OUR POCKET AND I STILL HAVE TO PAY RENT EACH MONTH. SO I FEEL THEY NEED TO DO A WHOLE LOT BETTER JOB ON THEIR END.))
[SUPER=01-Will Harris/Fire Victim;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=ON THEIR END.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Harris' were among the 250 people who were left homeless when the Cabin Lake Apartment complex went up in flames last November.
The couple were among the many who hired an attorney after that landlord refused to refund their deposits.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, unconfirmed reports from the ice.
Head Coach Frank Anzalone may be leaving the Roanoke Express.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=little bit.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#none]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[Small Studio]
(Steve ad lib w/ guest)
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Tim Belcher/Rolling Meadows Farm;]



(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Quayle]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#98-46 13:20]
[GRAPHIC=Dan Quayle]


A presidential run could be in the near future for former vice president Dan Quayle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Thursday;]


The Republican says he's definitely interested but is waiting to make a final decision for 2000.
Quayle was in Blacksburg on Thursday campaigning for fellow Republican Dr. Joe Barta.
The Radford ophthalmologist is running against Congressman Rick Boucher.
Quayle believes Barta is a strong candidate partly because of his committment to family.
In fact-- the former Vice President is convinced the breakdown in family values is the reason for the increase in school violence.
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[5:22:04]
[SOT]
[IN Q=We need to]

((DAN QUAYLE: WE NEED TO STEP BACK AND ASK OURSELVES THE QUESTION WHY AND THE ANSWER USUALLY COMES BACK TO FAMILY, THAT THERE IS SOME PROBLEM IN THE FAMILY THAT THESE YOUNG PEOPLE, THESE YOUNG KIDS, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 YEARS OLD, THEY HAVE VERY TORTURED LIVES TO BE IN THE MENTAL STATE THAY THEY ARE.))
[SUPER=07-Dan Quayle; :00]
[RUNS=23 approx.]
[OUT Q=that they are.]
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[VO-NAT]


Dr. Barta secured the G-O-P nomination by defeating Patrick Muldoon.
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[E-City-Hall]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-32; 1:06:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Covington officials are considering building a new city hall -- rather than spend over a million dollars to make the current one handicapped-accessible.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Covington]


City hall needs sloped sidewalks outside and renovations inside the building to bring it up to date with federal regulations.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10.49.42 - 10.49.56]
[IN Q=We've had it]

((JAMES CRAWFORD/COVINGTON MAYOR: WE'VE HAD IT STUDIED ENGINEERING WISE WITH ELEVATOR, RESTROOM FACILITIES FOR THE HANDICAPPED, WIDENED THE DOORS AND EVERYTHING AND THE COST GOTTEN TO THE POINT THAT WE'RE IN THE POSITION THAT WE NEED TO LOOK AT IT BOTH WAYS, EITHER RENOVATION OR A NEW STRUCTURE.))
[SUPER=01-James Crawford/Covington Mayor;]
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[OUT Q=a new structure.]
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[VO-NAT]


About half a million dollars has already been spent on renovations.
And, it's estimated another one point eight million dollars is needed before construction is complete.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Officials say the one point eight million dollars could cover the cost of building a new city hall.

[Horses-Injured]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


2 horses headed for the Roanoke Valley Horse show in Salem were injured over the weekend.
The trailer carrying the horses tore loose from the truck yesterday on Route 24 near Stewartsville.
Rescue crews had to cut the trailer to free the animals.
Both horses suffered cuts and were taken to the Virginia Tech Animal Hospital, one with a punctured lung.



[Common-Sense]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=COmSen TC 39:28]
[GRAPHIC=Common Sense]


Keeping your workforce financially fit may be the key to running a successful business.
Scott Goldberg tells us why in this week's Common Sense.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=there's]
[SUPER=@Scott1; 00]
[SUPER=01-Dale Preator/American Exp. Financial Advisors; :17]
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[OUT Q=i'm SG]

[ ]
((There's a new study out of Virginia Tech that says too many people are stressed at work.
They're worried about money -- their money -- and their inability to handle personal finances.
Dale Preator is a financial adviser who says these worried workers are hurting their companies' bottom lines.
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[SOT 12 30 10]

["Finance edu" tape]
[IN Q=GETTING TAXES]

((DALE PREATOR/AMERICAN EXPRESS FINANCIAL ADVISERS: GETTING TAXES STRAIGHTENED OUT, GETTING BILLS STRAIGHTENED OUT, GETTING COLLECTIONS STRAIGHTENED OUT, EVEN PAYING BILLS AT WORK TIME TAKES AWAY FROM THE PRODUCTIVITY. IT'S NOT JUST THE WORK TIME ACTIVITIES IT TAKES AWAY. IT'S THE ATTITUDES AND FEAR THAT'S CARRIED INTO THE WORKPLACE. WHEN PEOPLE ARE AFRAID, THEY GET PARALYZED. AND SO THEY MAY NOT BE ACTUALLY PAYING BILLS -- THEY'RE JUST PARALYZED. THEY'RE NOT DOING MUCH OF ANYTHING. )) [RUNS 23]
[OUT Q=MUCH OF ANYTHING]

[ ]
The Virginia Tech study says if employers teach employees how to handle their personal finances,
It could save the company thousands of dollars a year.
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))



[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In today's health check, a drug that has worked miracles for AIDS patients is producing unusual side effects.
Melinda Wittstock has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Melinda Wittstock/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=MELINDA WITTSTOCK

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
THE DRUGS KNOWN AS PROTEASE INHIBITORS HAVE BEEN A LIFE SAVER FOR MANY AIDS PATIENTS...
BUT NOW THEY'RE PRODUCING SOME STRANGE SIDE EFFECTS.
VT=VO

((vo))
THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS OF PATIENTS DEVELOPING LARGE HUMPS ON THEIR NECKS AND OTHER BODY PARTS.
THEY'VE ALSO EXPERIENCED A RAPID LOSS OF FAT AND MUSCLE IN THE FACE AND LIMBS...AS WELL AS UNUSUALLY HIGH CHOLESTEROL LEVELS.
HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE NOT SURE WHAT'S CAUSING THE BIZARRE SYMPTOMS...
BUT THEY SAY THE BENEFITS OF PROTEASE INHIBITORS STILL OUTWEIGH THE RISKS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
A HORMONE USED TO FIGHT OBESITY IS NOT LIVING UP TO EXPECTATIONS.
LEPTIN HAD BEEN TOUTED BY SOME AS A MIRACLE FAT CURE....
BUT IN PRELIMINARY TESTS, SOME PATIENTS FAILED TO LOSE ANY WEIGHT AFTER BEING GIVEN DAILY LEPTIN INJECTIONS.
AND OTHERS ACTUALLY GAINED A FEW POUNDS.
BUT OFFICIALS SAY THE HORMONE STILL SHOWS PROMISE.. WHEN COMBINED WITH PROPER DIET AND EXERCISE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
MORE AND MORE AMERICANS ARE TAKING CARE OF SICK LOVED ONES AT HOME.. BUT THE DECISION CAN BE COSTLY.
HOME-CAREGIVERS SPEND AN ESTIMATED 2-BILLION DOLLARS A MONTH ON EXPENSES THAT INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE EITHER UNWILLING, OR UNPREPARED TO COVER.
SO NOW EXPERTS ARE RECOMMENDING PRIVATE LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE... ESPECIALLY FOR FAMILIES WITH LIMITED INCOMES.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MELINDA WITTSTOCK, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
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[Small Studio]
(Steve ad lib w/guest)
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Tim Belcher/Rolling Meadows Farm;]



[Double Boxes=SPA & KMC]
(Toss to Kimberly)

[2-HEADLINES]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[2-shot=mel]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A collision between two jet ski's on Smith Mountain lake leaves one person dead and another injured.
Authorities say it happened yesterday afternoon.
The names of the victims have not been released yet.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Eighty NATO warplanes are flying over the Balkans. Two U-S jets are part of the mission, which is aimed at persuading Yugoslavia to end the violence in Kosovo
(KOH'-soh-voh).
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Chicago Bulls fans have a lot to cheer about.
Their basketball team just picked up its sixth N-B-A title in ten years.
Michael Jordan hit a jump shot with just under six seconds left to lift Chicago to an 87- 86 victory over Utah.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, June 10th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-YUGOSLAVIA]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-I]
[GRAPHIC=NATO]


Operation Determined Falcon is underway this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Aviano AFB, Italy; ]


Eighty NATO warplanes, including two U-2- f-16 fighter jets, are flying over the Balkans in a show of force.
Allied leaders want Yugoslavain president Slobodan Milosevic to end his crackdown against ethnic Albanians in (KOH'-soh-voh) Kosovo before the fighting sparks another Balkan War.
[SUPER=03-Kosovo/Albania Border;]


In Kosovo, tensions mount as fighting escalates.
More than 3-hundred people have been killed since last March when Serbia began its offensive to crush an Albanian independance movement in the Province.
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[2-E-SML-Death]


[ANCHOR=kIMBERLY]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-38; 52:54]
[GRAPHIC=none]


An afternoon of jet skiing ended in a collision yesterday -- killing one skier and injuring another on Smith Mountain Lake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


It happened at Bernard's Landing around 3:15 yesterday afternoon.
An area security guard reports that two jet skiers collided while riding along the lake.
Rescue crews at the scene confirmed that one of the skiers died.
The other was taken to Bedford County Hospital.
That skier's condition is not known.
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[Fatalities]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


One woman faces reckless driving charges after her passenger was killed in a car wreck in Alleghany COunty last night.
State police say Francis Barnett lost control of her car on Interstate 64 before running into the median and overturning.
Her passenger, whose identity has not been released, died at the scene.
And in a separate accident in Henry County, state police say alcohol was likely involved in a single-car wreck that killed a driver.
Authorities say the female victim was ejected from the vehicle when she ran off of Route 87, struck a guardrail, and flipped over.
She was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Her name has not been released.[E-Harris-Folo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-45]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath]


A Danville couple is displaced from their home for the second time since last November.
The reason in both instances -- fire.
David Johnson has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Cabin Lake]
[SUPER=03-Danville/November; :01]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :12]
[SUPER=01-Will Harris/Fire Victim; :16]
[SUPER=@David2; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=News 7, Danville.]

(( The Cabin Lake Apartment Complex went up in flames in November of last year.
Stephanie and Will Harris were among the hundreds of people left without a place to call home after the fire.
Nearly six months after settling into a new home, disaster struck again.
[SOT=13:38:43]
[IN Q=WE WERE WATCHING]

((WILL HARRIS/FIRE VICTIM; WE WERE WATCHING TELEVISION AND MY WIFE ASKED ME IF I SMELLED SMOKE. I WENT INTO THE LIVING ROOM AND THE WHOLE ROOM WAS FILLED WITH SMOKE. SO I WALKED INTO THE KITCHEN AND NOTICED THAT ALL THE SMOKE WAS COMING FROM BEHIND THE KITCHEN DOOR. THERE WAS A LOT OF FIRE AND WATER COMING FROM THE WATER HEATER.)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=THE WATER HEATER.]


No one was injured and the damage was kept to a minimum.
But the Harris' couldn't stay in their rental home because they have no water.
The Harris' say the property owner could not be reached.
Now, for a second time, they find themselves questioning a landlord's loyalty.
[SOT=13:40:12]
[IN Q=THAT PROBABLY WOULDN'T]

((HARRIS; THAT PROBABLY WOULDN'T HAVE STARTED IF THEY WOULD HAVE HAD THE CORRECT GUARDS OVER THEIR WATER HEATER THEN SPARKS COULDN'T HAVE JUMPED OUT TO IGNITE ANYTHING. I FEEL THE SAME SITUATION ABOUT THE CABIN LAKE INCIDENT. IF THEY WOULD HAVE TAKEN BETTER CARE OF THE PREMISES, THAT PROBABLY WOULDN'T HAVE HAPPENED EITHER.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=HAPPENED EITHER.]


The couple plans to move again, but vows this time to investigate the fire safety of their next home PRIOR to moving in.
The owner of the property could not be reached for comment.
David Johnson, News 7, Danville.))

[CABLE-CAR]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Camp Lejeune, North Carolina is the site today for another round of hearings into the fatal cable car accident last February in Italy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:25:06]
The hearing will focus on the actions of the pilot and navigator of a Marine jet that sliced a ski gondola's cable killing 20 people.
Both are charged with 20 counts of involuntary manslaughter and 20 counts of negligent homicide.
A preliminary investigation by the Marines blamed the crew for the accident, saying the jet was flying too low and too fast.
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[NBA]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-D]
[GRAPHIC=Chicago Bulls]


The Chicago Bulls are the N-B-A champions again.
It's the bulls third straight N-B-A title, their sixth during the Michael Jordan era.
Maureen Maher takes a look at last night's victory.
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[SOT]

[4:10:23]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-NBC Sports;]
[SUPER=01-Michael Jordan/Chicago Bulls;]
[SUPER=01-Phil Jackson/Chicago Bulls Coach;]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=Maureen Maher CBS News Chicago.]


((In the Windy City, they're calling it a "six-peat".
The Chicago Bulls beat the Utah Jazz 87-86 Sunday night for a sixth NBA championship title in 8 years.
To the Chicago Bulls a team for all ages
The Jazz did not go quietly, though veteran Karl Malone gave Michael Jordan, and an injured Scotti Pipen a run for the title But in the end - Michael proved again - why he is the best! (shot of Michael's three pointer at the end of the game

(NATS OF PARTYING - 21:24:44/21:31:44)

Eight thousand Chicago Police officers watched over Bulls fans as thousands spilled onto the streets and partied like there was no tomorrow -
(MOS of fans)
(22:07:) "They fought hard and they won"


and there may not be a tomorrow.

(POST GAME SOTs)
(21:27:50) " I hope Michael and Scotti will back)


The 2 big questions all season long have been, could the Bulls win a 6th title - and would his Airness be back for a 7th

(POST GAME with Michael.)



(SOT/Michael Jordan/22:00:08) "I have another life and I hope the people

out there will understand that"
(SOT/Phil Jackson/Chicago Bulls Coach/21:56:15) " celebrating as a our

last year"
No one knows if Number 23 will be wearing a red and black jersey next year - but one thing's for sure, if the veteran of more than a dozen years does not come back - he walks away with more than 6 dazzling world championship rings, he leaves a legacy unsurpassed by any athlete in modern times.
Maureen Maher CBS News Chicago.)) [Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=(nat sot music)Mon.]
[RUNS=1:27]
[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-6]
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[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; ]
[SUPER=13-Tim Belcher/Rolling Meadows Farm;]
(I'll Call for Video)
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[VO NAT]
[RUNS=1:50]
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[Steve Live]

[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]





[E-Prison-Folo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-39; 59:09]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A controversial new jail won't be coming to Covington as soon as planned.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Covington]


The current jail is 111 years old and was scheduled to be demolished this month.
A new prison housing inmates from Clifton Forge, Covington, and Alleghany County will be built in its place.
However, engineers discovered that part of the jail's foundation extends underneath the town's courthouse.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


City officials now estimate demolition of the old jail won't take place until October.

[E-Inmate-Transfer]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The number of Delaware prison inmates being housed in Virginia's prisons now stands at 300.
That after 150 Delaware prisoners were transferred to the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt Saturday.
The move was done to ease overcrowding in Delaware's prisons.
Virginia has plenty of space to house prisoners thanks, in part, to prisons built during George Allen's administration.

[E-Police-Foundation]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=98-48; 12:53]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal]


Lynchburg citizens looking to voice comments or complaints about their police force will soon find it easier to do so.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Officials recently announced the formation of the "Lynchburg Police Foundation".
It's a citizens group designed to gather public input on police activities and get some answers from the men and women in blue.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:38:24]
[IN Q=And we're there]

((MARK DAVIS/FOUNDATION CHAIRMAN: AND WE'RE THERE TO SEE THAT THEY FOLLOW UP ON IT, BUT ALL IN A PARTNERSHIP. UNDERSTAND THIS IS COMMUNITY POLICING, THIS IS ALL IN A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE POLICE, THIS IS NOT A MODE WHERE WE'RE GOING AGAINST THE POLICE.)) ((COL. CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE CHIEF: CERTAINLY, WE'RE LOOKING TO CONSTANTLY IMPROVE OUR ABILITY TO SERVE THE CITY. AND THE WAY THIS IS BEING DONE IS I THINK EXACTLY THE WAY IT NEEDS TO BE DONE. IN ALL OF OUR GOVERNMENT, WHERE CITIZENS SAY THIS IS OUR GOVERNMENT, AND RATHER THAN JUST COMPLAIN, THESE PEOPLE ARE REALLY MAKING A DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Davis/Foundation Chairman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief; :16]
[RUNS=36]
[OUT Q=making a difference.]
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[VO-NAT]


The foundation's first project will be to raise money to buy two "speed trailers" for the police department.
The trailers monitor a motorist's actual speed and compare it to the posted speed limit.
They'll be placed in areas where citizens have complained about unsafe drivers.
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[E-Bike-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-49]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Local mountain bikers now have five miles of new terrain to enjoy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Yesterday, the Virginia Explore Park hosted a Bike Festival to commemorate the completion of the first phase of a 30-mile Mountain Bike Trail System.
Among the day's festivities were exhibitions put on by stunt bike teams.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=11:07:39]
[IN Q=THIS TRAIL SYSTEM]

((ROGER ELMORE/EXPLORE PARK EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; THIS TRAIL SYSTEM IS A LOOP, ITS FIRST FIVE MILES. DIFFERENT LEVELS OF IT DEPENDING ON THE GRADE TELL WHAT KIND OF SKILLS YOU NEED ON IT. SO THERE'S A MIXTURE, BUT IT'S BASICALLY AN INTERMEDIATE TRAIL. IT'S A CHALLENGE FOR BEGINNERS, BUT IT'S ALSO A LITTLE BIT OF FUN FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE A BIT MORE EXPERIENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Elmore/Explore Park Executive Dir.;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=bit more experience.]
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[VO-NAT]


The first phase runs near the banks of the Roanoke River.
About 5000-hours of volunteer work have gone into the project since it was announced in November.
A second phase is expected to be completed by next spring.
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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
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To sports now, Mark Martin takes a ride in victory lane yet again.
Roy Stanley has highlights from the Miller Lite 400 at Michigan.

Good Morning Roy.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
Police say they are investigating a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Martinsville man Saturday.
26-year-old Kenneth Lee Bruce died after he was shot in the head and then hit by a car leaving the scene.
Another man was hospitalized for a gunshot wound to the leg.
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A jet skiing accident reportedly killed one person and seriously injured another yesterday afternoon on Smith Mountain Lake.
A security guard says two jet skiers collided at Bernard's Landing.
Rescue workers confirmed that one person died, but the identities of both victims are still unknown.
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Fire forces a Danville couple from their home for the second time since November, and they say their landlord is shirking his responsibility.
Stephanie and Will Harris say they could not get in touch with their landlord after either fire. The couple say they want the landlord to (quote) "do their job and be present for situations like this".
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