[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Former Britsh au pair Louise Woodward holds a news conference after returning to England.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a big victory for big tobacco as the Senate kills the tobacco bill.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The Heat will be on today, as temperatures are expected to rise to near 90.
High pressure will provide plenty of sunshine today....but a chance of showers is on the horizon for late tonight in the Greenbrier Valley.

[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[WOODWARD-RETURNS]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-u]
[GRAPHIC=Louise Woodward]


Louise Woodward is back in England for the first time in nearly two years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Manchester, UK;]


The former au pair arrived home early today after a Massachusetts court upheld her manslaughter conviction and time served in the death of 8 month old Matthew Eappen.
At a news conference this morning Woodward said she feels great sorrow for the baby's death but repeated that she had nothing to do with it.
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[SOT]

[4:01:38-50]
[IN Q=]

((OF COURSE I'M UPSET I'VE GOT A CONVICTION...IN TIME I'LL BE CLEARED. ))
[SUPER=01-Louise Woodward/Convicted Au Pair;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=in time I'll be cleared.]
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[VO-NAT]


Woodward would not comment about the wrongful death civil suit filed against her by Matthew Eappen's parents.
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[NAT'L-TOBACCO]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-t]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


The tobacco bill has been snuffed out.
After four weeks of debate, Republicans effectively killed the measure last night outraging Democrats, and the bill's biggest
supporter--- the President.


Lee Cowan reports.
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[SOT]

[4:06:24]
[IN Q=a fierce]
[SUPER=03-Capitol Hill; :00]
[SUPER=01-Edward Kennedy/(D) Massachusetts; :30]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John McCain/(R) Arizona; :40]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:40]
[RUNS=1:56]
[OUT Q=cbs news washington.]

(( A FIERCE FOUR WEEK DEBATE HAS LEFT THE SENATE WITH A TOBACCO BILL THAT HAS GONE UP IN SMOKE. FOR ALL PRACTICAL PURPOSES IT IS DEAD, LEAVING BIG TOBACCO ON A HIGH, AND THE PRESIDENT FUMING.

(( CLINTON SOT ))
"If more members of the senate --- and go on to other business of the

country."
DEMOCRATS SAY THE BLAME IS EASY TO ASSIGN.
(( SUPER: EDWARD KENNEDY//D-MA )) "There's no who done itand the Republicans."
THE SAME PARTY WHO SPONSORED THE BILL IN THE FIRST PLACE.
(( SUPER: SEN. JOHN MCCAIN// R-AZ )) "I believe the strongest -- result of our inaction."
(( GRAPHIC )) MCCAIN'S LEGISLATION WAS INTENDED TO CUT TEENAGE SMOKING THROUGH A COMBINATION OF SEVERAL MOVES. BY RAISING CIGARETTE PRICES BY A DOLLAR TEN. BY LEVYING FINES ON TOBACCO COMPANIES IF TEEN SMOKING DIDN'T DECLINE -- AND BY GIVING THE F-D-A THE POWER TO REGULATE TOBACCO.
ALTHOUGH FELLOW REPUBLICANS SAID THAT MAY HAVE BEEN THE NOBLE ENGINE THAT PULLED THIS BILL, IT'S THE ADDED BUDGET CARS THAT DERAILED IT -- POSSIBLY FOR GOOD.
(( SUPER: SEN. DON NICKLES//R-OK )) "This is the worst piece of legislation I've ever seen."
AND MANAGED, THROUGH A SERIES OF PARLIMENTARY MOVES, TO EFFECTIVELY PUT THE BILL ON A DUSTY LEGISLATIVE SHELF, ONE THE PRESIDENT HOPES TO CLEAR OFF JUST BEFORE CONGRESS GOES INTO RECESS.

(( CLINTON SOT ))

"I want the tobacco lobby - far from over."
(( LEE COWAN//CBW NEWS )) "With a 40 million dollar ad campaign to fight the legislation, the President noted the bill's defeat was really no surprise. In the words of the American Lung Association, big tobacco bought and paid for the bill's defeat. Democrats hope it may have also contributed to their election campaign. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Washington."))

[Tobacco-Reax]


[ANCHOR=mELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-51 TC 8:58]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco uNDER Fire]


Reaction to the rejection of the tobacco bill was favorable--from the young to the old.
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[VO-NAT]
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[SOT 21.21.23 - 21.21.32]
[IN Q=I'm glad it]

((NICK GRAYBILL: I'M GLAD IT WAS TABLED BECAUSE IT PRETTY MUCH HELPS OUT THE ECONOMY OF VIRGINIA AND THE CIGARETTES AND STUFF. TOBACCO IS ONE OF OUR CASH CROPS.)) [RUNS09]
[SUPER=07-Nick Graybill;]
[OUT Q=our cash crops]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Aside from the economy, many long-time smokers felt higher prices would not have discouraged those who are already addicted.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 21.23.19 - 21.23.32]
[IN Q=If you smoke]

((KEVIN HJELMBERG/SMOKER: IF YOU SMOKE, YOU'RE GOING TO SMOKE. IF THEY GO UP FIVE DOLLARS A PACK, YOU'RE GOING TO PAY FIVE DOLLARS A PACK FOR THEM AND THEN THERE'S GOING TO BE A BLACK MARKET AND YOU'RE GOING TO FIND SOME WAY ELSE TO GET THEM CHEAPER. IF YOU WANT THEM, YOU'RE GOING TO PAY FOR THEM-- ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.))
[RUNS=:13]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Hjemlberg/Smoker;]
[OUT Q=way or another.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Local retailers responded favorably as well to the news.
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[E-School-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-28 8:25]
[GRAPHIC=School Shooting]


A high school teacher who was shot in a Richmond school Monday is telling police what he saw.
Greg Carter says he isn't sure who shot him, but he did see two students fighting over a gun.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Carter was on his way to tell the principal when the bullet hit him.
Now Carter has some ideas on improving school safety.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 07:23]
[IN Q=We cannot]

((GREG CARTER/SHOOTING VICTIM: WE CANNOT ALLOW ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY TO COME TO OUR SCHOOLS AT WILL. WE CANNOT DO THAT. I FEEL LIKE IF A KID IS IN TROUBLE AND YOU TRY TO HELP HIM, DON'T LET HIM IN. NO MATTER WHAT.))
[SUPER=01-Greg Carter/Shooting Victim;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=No matter what.]
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[VO-NAT]


School officials say they caught the shooting on a security camera and have turned it over to police.
14-year old Quinshawn Booker was charged.
Governor Jim Gilmore used Armstrong as a backdrop yesterday to appoint a new 35 member commission to study school crime.
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[SOT tape one ]
[IN Q=It's far]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: IT'S FAR TOO EARLY TO COME OUT WITH ANY SUGGESTIONS...MILITARY COMPLEXES OR PRISONS.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=or prisons.]
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[VO-NAT]


Greg Carter says he'd like to be on the Governor's commission-- since he plans to return to "working in the trenches" in the fall.
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[E-Justin-Hines]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-47 19:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]


First the sister of a slain State Trooper said she wanted to act as spiritual advisor to Dennis Eaton, the man who killed her brother.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Now Trooper Jerry Hines' son is voicing annoyance with his aunt.
Justin Hines talked about Maria Hines' decision in Roanoke yesterday on his way to witness tonight's execution.
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[SOT 3:12:45]
[IN Q=It appears to me]

((IT APPEARS TO ME SHE'S GOTTEN TO KNOW AND LOVE DENNIS EATON MORE THAN SHE EVER DID HER BROTHER.))
[SUPER=01-Justin Hines/Trooper's Son]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=did her brother. ]
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[v/o-nat sot]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Tuesday]


He says Maria and his Dad had never been close, that they hadn't seen each other for a year before his death.
Justin thinks he knows what's behind it, though.
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[SOT 3:15:05]
[IN Q=Publicity stunt]

((PUBLICITY STUNT, CLAIM TO FAME, RIGHTS TO A BOOK, THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW ALL POP THROUGH MY MIND. I SEE IT COMING. AND I THINK SHE'LL TAKE IT AS FAR AS SHE CAN GO WITH IT.))
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=go with it.]
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[v/o-NAT SOT]


Keith Humphry will have more of his interview with Justin Hines on News 7 later today.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, there was a riot last night at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show.
Well, sort of...
As Mike Stevens explains, last night's featured horses weren't just for show.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=see ya then.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#m98-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=13-Elisabeth Boetsch/Lily Show Chairman; :22]
[SUPER=12-Lexington; :34]
[RUNS=3:01]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

((Lily Show ))[E-L'burg-Park]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-49 24:00]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg]


A Lynchburg artist is behind the drive to create the Hill City's newest public park.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Bill Connelly says he practically grew up in this patch of woods near Lynchburg General Hospital.
Now Connelly wants more residents to be able to enjoy the rock formations and waterfalls here.
He's the driving force behind the idea of "Stonewall Park".. plans call for an amphitheater, a sculpture garden and a pedestrian walkway.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:36:18]
[IN Q=Get a safe]

((BILL CONNELLY/ARTIST: GET A SAFE WALKWAY DOWN THROUGH HERE AND LET PEOPLE COME AND ENJOY THE QUIETNESS RIGHT HERE IN THE CENTER OF LYNCHBURG. AND TO STUDY THE NATURE, AND ALL THE BUGS WE HAVE FLYING AROUND, IT'S ALL A PART OF IT, BUT IT'S QUITE A LUSH AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Connelly/Artist; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=a lush area.]
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[VO-NAT]


Connelly estimates it will take at least 20-thousand dollars to get the project started.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, the maker of Olestra calls it a 30- month checkup, and the fake fat ``passed with flying colors.''


A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has rejected claims Olestra is unsafe.
Rick Jackson has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((
THE FAKE FAT THAT'S BEEN COOKING UP QUITE A BIT OF CONTROVERSY... GETS RENEWED BACKING FROM AN F-D-A ADVISORY PANEL.
VT=VO

((vo))
NEARLY ALL OF THE COMMITTEE MEMBERS HAVE CONCLUDED THAT OLESTRA IS SAFE TO EAT.
BUT THEY SAY PRODUCTS CONTAINING THE FAT SUBSTITUTE SHOULD CONTINUE TO CARRY WARNING LABELS ABOUT POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS... SUCH AS CRAMPS AND DIARRHEA.
EVER SINCE THE F-D-A APPROVED THE USE OF OLESTRA IN SNACK FOODS TWO YEARS AGO... CONSUMER GROUPS HAVE BEEN DEMANDING TIGHTER REGULATIONS OF THE PRODUCT.
THEY CLAIM OLESTRA STOPS THE BODY FROM ABSORBING VITAL NUTRIENTS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
SCIENTISTS BEGIN HUMAN TESTING OF A POSSIBLE VACCINE TO PREVENT CERVICAL CANCER.
THE VACCINE IS DESIGNED TO TARGET H-P-V-- A SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE THAT CAUSES CERVICAL CANCER IN SOME WOMEN.
IF THE HUMAN TRIALS ARE SUCCESSFUL, DOCTORS HOPE TO BEGIN VACCINATING YOUNG GIRLS BEFORE THEY BECOME SEXUALLY ACTIVE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
MANY OF THE METHODS USED TO TREAT HEART ATTACK VICTIMS ARE RISKY, AND OFTEN UNNECESSARY.
THAT'S THE FINDING OF A STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE.
RESEARCHERS COMPARED PATIENTS WHO UNDERWENT VARIOUS TYPES OF SURGERIES TO CLEAR CLOGGED ARTERIES... TO THOSE WHO WERE TREATED WITH LESS INVASIVE METHODS.
THE STUDY FOUND THAT THE PATIENTS WHO HAD SURGERY WERE MORE LIKELY TO DIE ONE MONTH AFTER THEIR INITIAL HEART ATTACK.
THE REPORT RECOMMENDS THAT HOSPITALS RELY MORE ON CLOT-BUSTING DRUGS... AND OTHER NON-SURGICAL TECHNIQUES... WHEN TREATING HEART ATTACK SURVIVORS.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


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


[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Mary Gentry/Blue Ridge Garden Club; :22]
[SUPER=12-Lexington; :27]
[RUNS=1:11]
[OUT Q=things about them]



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

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


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


After weeks of heated debate Republicans in the Senate have killed the tobacco bill.
Republicans call it a budget buster,
But Democrats vow to resurrect the bill.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Dennis Eaton is set to die tonight for killing four people in 19-89.
The son of one of his victims, Justin Hines plans to witness the execution.
Hines father was a Virginia state trooper.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Louise Woodward is back on British soil for the first time in nearly two years.
The former au pair arrived home early today after a Massachusetts court upheld her manslaughter conviction in the death of a baby and her sentence of time served.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday June 18th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-WOODWARD-RETURNS]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-j]
[GRAPHIC=Louise Woodward]


Former au pair Louise Woodward is back home in Britain today, a free woman and convicted felon.
Woodward left Boston yesterday, one day after Massachusett's highest court upheld her manslaughter conviction and time served in the death of 8-month old Matthew Eappen.
This morning she held a news conference declaring her innocence.
Jonathan Freed reports.
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[SOT]

[4:43:04]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Louise Woodward/Convicted Au Pair; :00]
[SUPER=03-Manchester, England; :10]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Gold/Woodward Attorney; :23]
[SUPER=01- Barry Scheck/Woodward Attorney; :45]
[SUPER=03-Elton, England; 1:00]
[super=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=cbs news, Marblehead, MA]

((

BRITISH AU PAIR LOUISE WOODWARD IS FINALLY HOME. BUT EVEN AS SHE WAS PREPARING TO LEAVE THE UNITED STATES, MORE LEGAL TROUBLE. A FEDERAL COURT IN BOSTON HAD GRANTED A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION.. BARRING HER FROM PROFITING FROM SELLING HER STORY.

SOT/12:24:15

ANDREW GOLD/WOODWARD ATTORNEY "she wants to go home and regain her life. and i'm confident she'll do that."
VO: ON TUESDAY, THE MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME COURT UPHELD WOODWARD'S MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION IN THE DEATH OF EIGHT-MONTH-OLD MATTHEW EAPPEN. BUT JUST HOURS AFTER THE RULING, THE BABY'S PARENTS FILED A WRONGFUL DEATH CIVIL SUIT.. SEEKING UNSPECIFIED MONETARY DAMAGES. THEY ALSO ASKED FOR THE INJUNCTION.

SOT/12:25:39

BARRY SCHECK/WOODWARD ATTORNEY "there have been rumors in the press. there have been statements louise has sold her story to some tabloid. they're cashing in some fashion or form. to my knowledge those are all untrue."
VO/15:07:51 SUPER: ELTON, ENGLAND BACK IN ENGLAND.. FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS REACTED WITH RELIEF RATHER THAN JUBILATION TO THE NEWS THAT WOODWARD WOULD BE RETURNING HOME. AROUND THE VILLAGE, THERE ARE YELLOW RIBBONS ON TREES, LIGHTPOLES AND DOORS. AND AT ONE BAKERY, THERE ARE CAKES WITH WOODWARD'S PICTURE ON THEM AND THE WORDS, "WELCOME HOME."))

[2-Nat'l-tobacco]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-Q]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


President Clinton vows to "fight on", as the multi-billion dollar tobacco bill goes up in smoke.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;]

[4:08:30]
After four weeks of debate Senate Republicans killed the measure yesterday calling it a budget buster.
The vote was a defeat for President Clinton and the public health groups that had sought to give the government the power to regulate nicotine and take other steps to rein in the tobacco industry.
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[SOT]

[4:06:24]
[IN Q=]

((
PRESIDENT CLINTON:IF MORE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE --- AND GO ON TO OTHER BUSINESS OF THE

COUNTRY." ))
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=of the country.]
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[VO-NAT]


Republicans say the bill essentially killed itself. The say numerous amendments bloated it beyond its original focus -- to curb teen smoking.
Democrats say they'll try to resurrect the bill.
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[2-Tobacco-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-51 TC 8:58]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The tabled tobacco bill brought positive response locally.
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[VO-NAT]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 21.21.23 - 21.21.32]
[IN Q=I'm glad it]

((NICK GRAYBILL: I'M GLAD IT WAS TABLED BECAUSE IT PRETTY MUCH HELPS OUT THE ECONOMY OF VIRGINIA AND THE CIGARETTES AND STUFF. TOBACCO IS ONE OF OUR CASH CROPS.)) [RUNS09]
[SUPER=07-Nick Graybill;]
[OUT Q=our cash crops]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Aside from the economy, many long-time smokers felt higher prices would not have discouraged those who are already addicted.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 21.23.19 - 21.23.32]
[IN Q=If you smoke]

((KEVIN HJELMBERG/SMOKER: IF YOU SMOKE, YOU'RE GOING TO SMOKE. IF THEY GO UP FIVE DOLLARS A PACK, YOU'RE GOING TO PAY FIVE DOLLARS A PACK FOR THEM AND THEN THERE'S GOING TO BE A BLACK MARKET AND YOU'RE GOING TO FIND SOME WAY ELSE TO GET THEM CHEAPER. IF YOU WANT THEM, YOU'RE GOING TO PAY FOR THEM-- ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.))
[RUNS=:13]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Hjemlberg/Smoker;]
[OUT Q=way or another.]
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[VO-NAT]


Local retailers responded favorably as well to the news.
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[Hines-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-i]
[GRAPHIC=Dennis Eaton]


Convicted killer Dennis Eaton is scheduled to die tonight.
Meanwhile the son of one of Eaton's victims is upset that his aunt wants to act as Eaton's spiritual advisor.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Justin Hines, the son of slain state trooper Jerry Hines, claims his aunt Maria only wants publicity, and THAT is why she wants to advise Eaton in the final hours before his death.
Justin Hines stopped in Roanoke yesterday on his way to witness tonight's execution.
He says he doesn't know what to expect.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=No matter what]
[SUPER=01-Justin Hines/Victim's Son]

15:05:08 ((NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS IT'S GOING TO LEAVE AN EVERLASTING IMPRESSION. I CAN'T HONESTLY TELL YOU WHETHER IT'S GOING TO MAKE ME FEEL BETTER OR WORSE. You might regret it. I VERY WELL MAY.))
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=very well may]
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[VO-NAT]


Hines will witness tonight's scheduled execution along with his mother.
Jerry Hines was one of four people murdered by Eaton in 1989.
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[2-E-School-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-28 8:25]
[GRAPHIC=School Shooting]


A teacher wounded in Monday's shooting at a Richmond high school saw two students fighting over a gun before he was shot.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Greg Carter says he's not sure which student shot him.
But he DOES have some suggestions when it comes to improving school safety.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 07:23]
[IN Q=We cannot]

((GREG CARTER/SHOOTING VICTIM: WE CANNOT ALLOW ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY TO COME TO OUR SCHOOLS AT WILL. WE CANNOT DO THAT. I FEEL LIKE IF A KID IS IN TROUBLE AND YOU TRY TO HELP HIM, DON'T LET HIM IN. NO MATTER WHAT.))
[SUPER=01-Greg Carter/Shooting Victim;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=No matter what.]
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[VO-NAT]


School officials say they caught the shooting on a security camera and have turned it over to police.
14-year old Quinshawn Booker was charged.
Governor Jim Gilmore used Armstrong as a backdrop yesterday to appoint a new 35 member commission to study school crime.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape one ]
[IN Q=It's far]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: IT'S FAR TOO EARLY TO COME OUT WITH ANY SUGGESTIONS...MILITARY COMPLEXES OR PRISONS.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=or prisons.]
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[VO-NAT]


Greg Carter says he'd like to be on the Governor's commission-- since he plans to return to "working in the trenches" in the fall.
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[Mental-HEalth-Reform]


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


A scathing report on Virginia's mental health system is prompting promises of change from Governor Gilmore's administration.
The State Department of Rights of Virginians with Disabilities found that a patient suffered punitive and inhumane treatment before her death at Central State Hospital in 1996.
Gilmore's administration vows that Gloria Huntley's death was not in vain -- and that the Commonwealth's mental health system will be reformed.




[BRUSH-FIRES]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]


Firefighters have saved Waldo.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Waldo, FL;]

[4:22:03]
The entire population of Waldo was told to leave town until a raging wildfire could be contained.
Flames came within five feet of one home in the town before a wind shift gave fire crews the upper hand.
[SUPER=03-Brevard Co., FL;]

[4:23:15]
At least two dozen wildfires burned throughout Florida yesterday as another day of winds and record-breaking temperatures helped smoldering embers flare up.
Over the past three weeks, scores of wildfires have burned nearly 43-thousand acres of land.
Some of them were intentionally set.
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[Birthdays]
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[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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[IN Q=Today we are]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-David Diller/North American Lily Society Pres.; :20]
[SUPER=12-Lexington; :34]
[RUNS=2:21]
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[Steve Live]

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((Lily Show ))


[E-Lake-Water]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-39 1:04:52]
[GRAPHIC=smith mountain lake]


A recent raw sewage spill into the Roanoke River reportedly did NOT make Smith Mountain Lake water unsafe.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


The Department of Environmental Quality and Ferrum College have tested the water and found relatively low levels of fecal chloroform.
To make sure the water stays clean -- some marinas require boat owners to seal their septic tanks, so they cannot be emptied into the lake.
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[SOT 13:11:35]
[IN Q=We've made]

((TOM MAYNARD/SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE BOAT ASSOC.: WE'VE MADE SOME GOOD PROGRESS. IT WILL TAKE A WHILE BEFORE IT'S IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINAS, ALL BOATS. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT SEVERAL THOUSAND BOATS. THE REALITY IS MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE, IT'S A COMMUNICATION FACTOR.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Maynard/Smith Mountain Lake Boat Assoc.;]
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[VO-NAT]


Maynard says the word will eventually spread -- that dumping anything into the lake is against the law.
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[E-Log-Cabin]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-32 14:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Many hate to see a rare historic cabin in Roanoke come down, but the cabin's owner says she simply can not afford to repair it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The city has condemned this log cabin as a safety hazard.
Historians say it's two centuries old -- a rare specimen with long beams, original fireplaces, and two stories.
But demolition has begun -- the outdoor kitchen is already gone.
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[SOT 9:44:20]
[IN Q=Structurally something]

((STRUCTURALLY SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE WITH IT. IF I'M NOT GOING TO DO IT, IF SOMEONE ELSE ISN'T GOING TO DO IT, THIS IS THE BEST THAT COULD HAPPEN TO IT. WE CAN'T KEEP IT LOCKED UP. WE CAN'T KEEP IT BOARDED UP. WE'VE GOT VAGRANTS IN IT. IT'S BEEN SET ON FIRE BY KIDS. IT'S A DANGEROUS PIECE OF PROPERTY TO LEAVE STANDING.))
[SUPER=01-Charlene Dean/Cabin Owner;]
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[OUT Q=TO LEAVE STANDING]
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[VO-NAT]


Ten years ago, the Department of Historic Resources said this building was not worth preserving.
Back then clapboard siding covered the logs.
The city says the house must be dismantled by July second.
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[Motorcycle-Cops]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-38 TC 56:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If you're driving through Blacksburg and tend to exceed the speed limit--
You might want to keep an eye out for something other than your standard police car.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


The town recently purchased two Kawasaki motorcycles.
Police Chief Bill Brown says the units will come in handy handling traffic accidents-- especially during Tech football games.
The motorcycles will also make it easier to catch folks speeding down Blacksburg's narrow streets-- since it's easier to hide a motorcycle than a patrol car.
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[40:30:03]
[SOT]
[IN Q=What we]

((CHIEF BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.:WHAT WE WANT PEOPLE TO REALIZE IS THAT WE'RE SEEKING COMPLIANCE, IT'S NOT HOW MANY TICKETS WE CAN WRITE, IF WE CAN INSTILL IN PEOPLE'S MINDS THAT THERE MAY BE A POLICEMAN BEHIND THAT HEDGE WITH A MOTORCYCLE AND RADAR GUN AND IT WOULD CAUSE THEM TO SLOW DOWN. ))
[SUPER=01-Bill Brown/Blacksburg Police Chief; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=slow down.]
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[VO-NAT]


Four police officers have been assigned to the motorcycle patrol-- based on their number of years with the department and experience riding motorcycles.
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[3-Sports]


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


To sports now, Italy shuts out Camroon in World Cup Soccer play.
Mike Stevens has highlights from yesterday's action.
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[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=great Thurs. everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The son of the state trooper killed by Dennis Wayne Eaton is upset his aunt wants to be the killer's spiritual advisor.
Justin Hines says he believes Maria Hines has embraced the condemned killer as part of a publicity stunt.
Eaton is scheduled to die tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Virginians had a positive response to the rejection of the national tobacco bill.
The state's farmers are happy they can continue to depend on tobacco as a cash crop.
Others felt an additional cigarette tax would not have stopped long-time smokers, but would have created a black market instead.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The Richmond high school teacher who was shot Monday says he doesn't know who shot him, but he saw two students fighting over a gun moments before.
Greg Carter says he was on his way to report the fight to the principal when he was shot.
Carter also said he'd like to serve on Governor Gilmore's new commission on school crime.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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