[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


An intense manhunt continues for a missing California girl.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Roanoke City workers are now union workers.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Some early morning fog as you wake up--
Hot, hazy, and humid conditions will continue throughout most of the day, with highs again forecast to reach the lower 90s.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]

[missing-girl]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-E]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The search for a missing 13 year old girl continues in California.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seaside, CA;]


The father of Christina Williams talked to reporters last night after receiving word that a body found yesterday was not his daughter.
[SUPER=03-Hollister;]

[5:03]
The body was found some 30 miles from Christina's home.
Christina disappeared June 12th while walking her dog. [5:03:45]
Two witnesses later told police they saw her with two men.
Based on those eyewitness reports, police have released this sketch of the men and a sketch of their possible car.

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[Clinton-CHINA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-B]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton arrived in Xian (SHE'-un), China, this morning, the first stop on his controversail 9-day, 5- city visit.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03- Elmendorf AFB, AK;]


At a re-fueling stop in Alaska yesterday, the President said he would press Chinese leaders on human rights issues.. "respectfully but directly."
[SUPER=03-Beijing, China/1989;]


Mr. clinton is the first U-S president to visit China since the Tiananmen square massacre in 19-89.
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[E-City-Union]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-45 35:56]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City]

Several Roanoke City employees are talking union.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


More than 200 of Roanoke's 22-hundred employees have joined the newly-formed "Municipal Employees Association". Some workers say a union would serve as a liason between employees and management to solve disputes.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=17:27:45]
[IN Q=WE ARE JUST]

((ANGELA NORMAN/LOCAL AFSCME PRESIDENT; WE ARE JUST TIRED OF PROBLEMS BEING PUSHED UP UNDER THE RUG. WE'RE TIRED OF RUNNING INTO DEADEND STREETS. IT'S TIME FOR ACTION. WE'RE TIRED OF THE GOOD OLD BOY NETWORK AND WE'RE TIRED OF FAVORITISM WHEN IT COMES TO PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES OR THE HIRING PROCESS.))
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=18:04:07]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE VICE MAYOR; IN OUR VISION STATEMENT FOR THE CITY, WE BELIEVE IN A PARTICIPATORY FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THAT ALL OF OUR CITIZENS ARE FULL OPERATING PARTNERS IN THIS GOVERNMENT AND THAT CERTAINLY WOULD INCLUDE OUR EMPLOYEES.))
[SUPER=01-Angela Norman/Local AFSCME President;:00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke Vice Mayor;:19]
[RUNS=31]
[OUT Q=OUR EMPLOYEES.]
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[VO-NAT]

City council members have said in the past they have no problem with employees organizing as long as they realize this is a right-to-work state-- meaning city workers would not be permitted to strike as a means to solve problems.
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[E-Modine]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-48 19:47]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


The employment front is looking good in Rockbridge County after Modine (MO-DEEN) Manufacturing Company and Daikin (DYE-KEEN) Industries announced they were joining forces.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Modine makes heating units, while Daikin is one of Japan's largest manufacturers of air conditioners.
The two companies will team-up to produce a combined heating and air conditioning unit in Rockbridge County.
Modine plans to renovate its warehouse before production begins there.
200 people will be hired beginning late this year.
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[E-Buena-Vista]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-42 46:25]
[GRAPHIC=legal scales]


A threat to the Buena Vista School system from the American Civil Liberties Union: remove or change plans for a religion course, or head to court.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista/June 18;]


Parry McCluer High School plans to offer a western religions course in the fall.
However, the A-C-L-U says the course violates the Constitution in part because local ministers would be teaching it.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13.27.33 - 13.27.45]
[IN Q=Teachers must be]

((KENT WILLIS/ACLU: TEACHERS MUST BE CONFIRMED. THEY MUST QUALIFY TO BE TEACHERS IN OUR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND WE WONDER IF THESE MINISTERS HAVE PASSED WHATEVER TEST AND HAVE GONE THROUGH WHATEVER CERTIFICATION IS APPROPRIATE TO EVEN TEACH IN SCHOOLS.))
[SUPER=01-Kent Willis/ACLU;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=teach in schools.]
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[VO-NAT]


Buena Vista school officials say ministers will only be guest speakers.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11.16.38 - 11.16.51]
[IN Q=I think they]

((JAMES BRADFORD/SUPT. BUENA VISTA SCHOOLS: I THINK THEY NEED TO BE MORE RESPONSIBLE IN MAKING SURE THEY HAVE THEIR FACTS FROM THEIR SOURCES CORRECT. THEY HAVE BEEN QUOTING CERTAIN ARTICLES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN TOTALLY CORRECT.))
[SUPER=01-James Bradford/Buena Vista Schools;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=been totally correct.]
(-----------)
[VO-NAT]


Two students have signed up for the course.
However, school officials say at least four more students need to enroll by August or it will be cancelled.
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[SML-Convention-Center]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]


Smith Mountain Lake residents are discussing preliminary plans for a convention center and a condominium complex.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


They would be built on five waterfront acres -- 96 condos, a conference center, gym and restaurant.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:31:07]
[IN Q=I KNOW THERE]

((EVELYN CASSADAY/CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: I KNOW THERE IS A MARKET FOR THIS, FOR THE CONDOS AS WELL AS FOR THE USE OF THE CONFERENCE CENTER OR COMMUNITY CENTER. I THINK THE RESTAURANT IS VERY VERY MUCH NEEDED AND I THINK PEOPLE WILL LOVE PLANNING THEIR EVENTS FOR SUCH A NICE BUILDING.))
[SUPER=01-Evelyn Cassaday/Chamber of Commerce;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=nice building]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The complex would be right next door to Bridgewater Plaza, so it would not be quiet.
And some say it would add traffic to an already congested bridge.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:28:52]
[IN Q=I still don't]

((SAM EDGERTON/LAKE RESIDENT: I STILL DON'T THINK THE SHORELINE OF THE LAKE SHOULD BE CLUSTERED WITH HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS. I KNOW SEVERAL AREAS WHERE THAT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED AND IN GENERAL, IT DETRACTS FROM THE VIEW FROM THE LAKE AND FROM AREAS AROUND THE LAKE.))
[SUPER=01-Sam Edgerton/Lake Resident;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=around the lake]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


There will be a public hearing before any changes are made.
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[IRS-REFORM]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-A]
[GRAPHIC=none]


After months of horror stories and congressional wrangling, American taxpayers can finally expect reform in the internal revenue service.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


House consent is expected today for the I-R-S bill that President Clinton says he'll sign when the Senate provides final congressional approval after the Fourth of July recess.
The bill will create an independent board of directors to keep tabs on the agency and will give taxpayers dozens of new rights.
The changes will cost taxpayers about 13 billion dollars over ten years.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a football standout from Northside has made his college choice.
Mike Stevens reports on the fullback headed for Ferrum.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy folks.]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=players that were.]



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


[One-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-Kim Suzanne McGanty/Miss Virginia Beach;]
[SUPER=13-Polly Pearce/Miss Virginia Chaperone;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
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[VONAT]
[RUNS=1:00]
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(I'll call for video during first guest, when I go to the second guest drop out of vid)
(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[S-Lucas]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-31]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A serial killer who used to call Blacksburg home is scheduled to die in Texas at the end of the month.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Huntsville, TX;]


But Henry Lee Lucas, who has confessed to three thousand murders, says those confessions were lies, including the one that put him on death row.
On a broadcast of a CBS news magazine show, Lucas says he was just using police investigators to get what he wanted, and make them look foolish.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:53:07]
[IN Q=I started confessing]

((HENRY LEE LUCAS/CONVICTED SERIAL KILLER;.; I started confessing to everything in the world. If they brought a murder case to me, I took it. RS Question: You confessed to it?
SOT LUCAS: I confessed to it...I accepted murder cased for money, I

accepted murder cases for hamburgers, I accepted murder cases for milkshakes. ))
[SUPER=01-Henry Lee Lucas/Convicted Serial Killer;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=milkshakes]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Lucas appeared on "Public Eye", which aired last night.
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[Parade-Permit]


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


A Liberty University student who was charged with violating a parade ordinance in Lynchburg has won a legal battle.
Federal Judge Norman Moon says John Reyes CAN seek damages for his arrest.
The parade permit ordinance in question was repealed two days before Operation Rescue began a series of rallies to protest the jailing of the group's director.
Charges against Reyes were eventually dropped, but he was also convicted of trespassing at a school during an anti-abortion protest.




[E-CZAR]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=pev]
[TAPE#=98-41 53:11]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It has been over 80 years since the death of Czar Nicholas the Second of Russia.
But he and his family will not be laid to rest in their family crypt until July.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Those far flung events are not without local impact, especially to the owner of these ivory cufflinks--one time possessions of the czar himself.
According to Pete Dooley, the cufflinks, along with a well preserved leather wallet, were passed down through the family by Dooley's father-in-law.
Dooley's in-laws were Russian immigrants, and supposedly brought the treasures with them from Russia.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=well the wallet]
[SUPER=07-Pete Dooley]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=Feodor Vassilieu Mitzi]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


Dooley says he plans to pass the cufflinks on to his grandson, and keep the sentimental collection in the family.

[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-32 1:28:04]
[GRAPHIC=Tanning]


The business practices of the tanning bed industry have watchdogs in the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission.
But when it comes to sanitary practices, no one is watching.
[ss=Mornin' Health Check]


In today's health check, Tonya Flory has some tips for tanners to beware.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11 04 23]
[IN Q=Do these]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health District Dir.;:00 ]
[SUPER=01-Rhonda Cheatwood/EuroTan; :16]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Gary Gross/Dermatologist;:24 ]
[SUPER=@Tonya2; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=Health Check]
(((/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11 04 23]
[IN Q=Do these individuals]

((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT DIRECTOR:DO THESE INDIVIDUALS HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE EQUIPMENT? DO THEY CLEAN AFTER EACH CUSTOMER USES THE TANNING BED? WHAT DO THEY CLEAN WITH? I THINK IT'S PERFECTLY ACCEPTABLE FOR A CUSTOMER TO ASK THOSE QUESTIONS.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=those questions.]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ub 11 15 21]
[IN Q=We clean]

((RHONDA CHEATWOOD/EUROTAN:WE CLEAN THE BEDS OURSELVES SO YOU DON'T TAKE THE CHANCE OF A CUSTOMER DOING THAT AND THAT'S PROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT THAT YOU HAVE SOMEONE THERE TO HELP YOU.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=help you]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12 39 39]
[IN Q=The tanning beds don't have]

((DR. GARY GROSS/DERMATOLOGIST:THE TANNING BEDS DON'T HAVE TO CARRY A WARNING THAT IT MIGHT CAUSE SKIN CANCER OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT, THERE'S PLENTY OF INFORMATION OUT THERE, BUT I GUESS PEOPLE HAVE THE DESIRE TO TAN, LIKE MAYBE THEY HAVE THE DESIRE TO SMOKE DESPITE ALL THE HEALTH WARNING THERE.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=warnings there.]

Some tanning salon managers agree that there need to be regulations for health and safety practices. And doctors say the solution used to clean the beds need to be strong enough to kill bacteria.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ub 11 16 10]
[IN Q=We do have]

((RHONDA CHEATWOOD/EUROTAN:WE DO HAVE PRODUCTS THAT WE USE THAT THE HOSPITALS USE AS WELL, IT'S VERY SANITARY. THERE'S NO ALLERGIC REACTION, NO SMELLS. IF YOU COME IN FROM WORK AND YOU WANT TO USE THE SALON AND GO BACK TO WORK, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO BE DIRTY, IT'S VERY SANITARY, VERY CLEAN.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=very clean]

The F-D-A does have some non-technical guidelines which include the use of protective goggles, posted warnings signs detailing the hazards of artificial tanning, instructions on how to use the bed, and a salon attendant near the booth, but the government says these rules are often overlooked. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))















[Two-Steve]


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



[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



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

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


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

California police say a decomposed body found in a remote area yesterday is not that of a teen-ager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
The F-B-I continues the search for Christina Williams. She disappeared while walking her dog along the Monterey County coast.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Two hundred Roanoke City workers have gone union.
They've joined the newly formed Municipal Employees Asscociation.
The move was triggered by a handful of employees who claimed they were discriminated against on the job.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Windows 98 is on sale today.
Some computer stores opened at midnight to give customers an early start.
Microsoft's newest version isn't considered an essential upgrade to Windows 95, most people buying Windows 98 are expected to get it with a new computer.
(-----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thurday June 25TH.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-missing-girl]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The family of a missing California girl is breathing a quick sigh of relief.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hollister, CA;]


A body found yesterday turned out NOT to be that of 13 year old Christina Williams.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[5:02:45]
[IN Q=]

(( MICHAEL WILLIAMS:OBVIOUSLY THIS IS GOOD NEWS FOR US TO REMAIN HOPEFUL THAT CHRISTINA WILL BE FOUND BACK SAFE AND BE HOME WITH US SOON. ))
[SUPER=01-Michael Williams/Christina's father;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=be home with us soon.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Christina disappeared June 12th while walking her dog in the central California community of Seaside.
On the basis of an eyewitness report, police are searching for two men considered suspects in her disappearance.
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[WIPE/WIPE/WIPE][RAMSEY-PARENTS]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-D]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:07:22]
The parents of JonBenet Ramsey have reportedly been in secret interviews with investigators.
Denver's K-U-S-A T-V reports John and Patsy Ramsey have been in the interviews for several days with the Boulder County district attorney's office.
JonBenet's parents remain under suspicion, but insist they're innocent.
The former Little Miss Colorado was found dead in her family's home in December 19-96.
(----------------)




[2-clinton-CHINA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-B]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton is in Xian (SHE'-un), China, this morning -- the first stop on his controversail 9-day, visit to the communist nation.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Elmendorf AFB, AK;]


At a re-fueling stop in Alaska yesterday, the President said he would press Chinese leaders on human rights issues.. "respectfully but directly."
On Saturday Mr. Clinton meets China's president, Jiang Zemin,
[SUPER=03-Beijing, China/1989;]

beginning with the controversial greeting at Tiamen Square, site of the 19-89 crackdown.
He's the first U-S president visit China since the massacre.
(----------------)


[2-E-City-Union]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-45 35:56]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City]

What started with a handful of Roanoke City employees claiming discrimination on the job --
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


has turned into more than 200 of 22-hundred workers joining the newly-formed "Municipal Employees Association". Some workers say a union would serve as a liason between employees and management to solve disputes.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=17:27:45]
[IN Q=WE ARE JUST]

((ANGELA NORMAN/LOCAL AFSCME PRESIDENT; WE ARE JUST TIRED OF PROBLEMS BEING PUSHED UP UNDER THE RUG. WE'RE TIRED OF RUNNING INTO DEADEND STREETS. IT'S TIME FOR ACTION. WE'RE TIRED OF THE GOOD OLD BOY NETWORK AND WE'RE TIRED OF FAVORITISM WHEN IT COMES TO PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES OR THE HIRING PROCESS.))
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=18:04:07]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE VICE MAYOR; IN OUR VISION STATEMENT FOR THE CITY, WE BELIEVE IN A PARTICIPATORY FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THAT ALL OF OUR CITIZENS ARE FULL OPERATING PARTNERS IN THIS GOVERNMENT AND THAT CERTAINLY WOULD INCLUDE OUR EMPLOYEES.))
[SUPER=01-Angela Norman/Local AFSCME President;:00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke Vice Mayor;:19]
[RUNS=31]
[OUT Q=OUR EMPLOYEES.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

City council members have said in the past they have no problem with employees organizing as long as they realize this is a right-to-work state-- meaning city workers would not be permitted to strike as a means to solve problems.
(------------)




[2-E-Modine]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-48 19:47]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


Employment prospects are looking up in Rockbridge County after a joint venture between Modine (MO-DEEN) Manufacturing Company and Daikin (DYE-KEEN) Industries.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Modine makes heating units, while Daikin is one of Japan's largest manufacturers of air conditioners.
The two companies will team-up to produce a combined heating and air conditioning unit in Rockbridge County.
Modine plans to renovate its warehouse before production begins there.
200 people will be hired beginning late this year.
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[wipe wipe wipe]

[5-GE]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=598-29 14:08]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape;]


In Salem, things aren't looking so good for workers at the General Electric plant.
G-E employees are being asked to take voluntary time off because there's not enough work to keep everyone busy.
About 150-workers accepted the company's offer and are now on an unpaid vacation.
G-E's production levels typically drop off in the summertime.
In Salem, though, production has been low all year.
In January, the plant laid off 245 people because there was a low demand for the high-tech drive systems made there.


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[E-Drake-Developers]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-38 1:01:36]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]


Several Smith Mountain Lake residents are pushing to bring a convention center and nearly 100 new condominiums to the area.
Tina Tenret reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=There are]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Pat Bailey/Coldwell Banker;:13]
[SUPER=01-Sam Edgerton/Lake Resident;:44]
[SUPER=@tina1;1:08]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Franklin County]

(( These five acres could soon house two towers with 96 condo units.
Also, a community area with a complete gym, conference center and waterfront restaurant.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:27:29]
[IN Q=I think]

((PAT BAILEY/COLDWELL BANKER: I THINK IT'S A WONDERFUL CONCEPT. I THINK THE LAKE VERY WELL NEEDS AN UPSCALE DEVELOPMENT. IT ALSO NEEDS A DEVELOPMENT THAT TAKES THE COMMUNITY INTO ACCOUNT AND I THINK THIS DOES THAT. AND ADDS SOME CULTURE TO OUR LAKE.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=TO OUR LAKE]


But this will NOT be a private quiet community.
After all, Bridgewater Plaza with its restaurants and bars, is right next door.
Some predict condos would just pile more traffic on an already busy bridge.
And, close to 200 boats will be able to dock at the proposed complex.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:28:32]
[IN Q=My principal concern]

((MY PRINCIPAL CONCERN IS THE HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT IN THE LAKE. WE ALREADY HAVE ONE HIGH-RISE BUILDING. MOST PEOPLE THINK THAT'S AN EYESORE BASICALLY. ALTHOUGH THESE BUILDINGS I BELIEVE ARE MORE ATTRACTIVELY DESIGNED I STILL DON'T THINK THE SHORELINE OF THE LAKE SHOULD BE CLUSTERED WITH HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS.)) [RUNS:25]
[OUT Q=high-rise buildings]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 18:16:49]
[IN Q=This land is]

((THIS LAND IS CURRENTLY ZONED BUSINESS NOT RESIDENTIAL SO DEVELOPERS WILL HAVE TO APPLY FOR A ZONING CHANGE. THEY WILL ALSO NEED SPECIAL PERMISSION TO BUILD 96 UNITS BECAUSE THAT'S 20 MORE THAN THE CURRENT LIMIT. BEFORE ANY OF THESE CHANGES CAN TAKE PLACE THOUGH, THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC HEARING. TINA TENRET NEWS7 FRANKLIN COUNTY.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=Franklin County]))














[Microsoft]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-C]
[GRAPHIC=None]


One of the most controversial computer programs ever.. is now on store shelves.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[4L10:21]
Microsoft's window's 98 went on sale at midnight, even though it continues to be the subject of a justice department anti-trust lawsuit.
Some customers waited in line at the CompUSA store in New York City,
The first nine got a computer with Windows 98 for 98 dollars.
Microsoft, the company claims the 90-dollar upgrade is quicker, and more internet friendly.
(----------------)


[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Major League Baseball]


In sports, Detroit downs the Chicago Cubs on the diamond in 11 innings with a final of 7-6.
For yesterday's scores, here's a look at the scoreboards.
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5010;]
[SUPER=0113-/Montreal/6/j/Toronto/7///j/Florida /8//Tampa Bay/4///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0113-j/N.Y. Mets/6//Baltimore/3///j/Philadelphia/11//Boston/8///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0113-/Kansas City/3/j/Pittsburgh/10///j/Chi. White Sox/4//Cincinnati/2///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0113-/Atlanta/6/j/N.Y. Yankees/10///j/Cleveland/14//St. Louis/3//McGwire Hits 34th/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
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(weather toss)


[Birthdays]
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[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


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[TAPE#M98-7]
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[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-Stacey Bellamy/Miss Northern Virginia]
[SUPER=13-Peggy Zint/Pageant Producer-Director]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
(I'll call for video, it rolls for 49 or until I go to the next guest)
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(then go to video again after super is up for next guest)
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[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[Richlands-Suspect]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
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A Richlands man accused of killing a North Carolina police officer in 1996 has been arrested in Texas.
Last week 37-year-old Larry Mullins was charged with violating parole and possessing a firearm.
Mullins is considered a suspect in the death of Sergeant Gregory Mullins, who was murdered 2 years ago after pulling over a car.


[State-Lotto]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-44]
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The Virginia Lottery board wants you to know:
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[VO-NAT]


Scratching a new sports-themed ticket could help pay for a major league baseball stadium in northern Virginia.
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The board has voted to put such a statement on the unsold tickets and on a sign at retail outlets.
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((SIEGEL: THAT THESE ARE PART OF A PILOT PROJECT FOR THE BASEBALL STADIUM -- TO BE TRACKED FOR THE BASEBALL STADIUM. CERTAINLY THERE'S BEEN NO DECISION AT THIS POINT BY THE COMMONWEALTH AS TO WHETHER ANY OF THESE FUNDS WILL BE ISOLATED FOR THE STADIUM.))
[SUPER=01-Stuart Siegel/Lottery Board Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=the stadium.]
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The disclosure statement came in the face of withering criticism at a public comment period.
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[SOT TAPE ONE 23:09:45]
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((GOLDMAN: YOU KNOW A FEW YEARS AGO THE SAME GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED A LAW DEDICATING LOTTERY FUNDS FOR EDUCATION. BUT UNFORTUNATELY THEY CAN'T KEEP THEIR HANDS OFF THE 300 MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Goldman/Lottery Critic;]
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[OUT Q=of dollars.]
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The money would only go to build a stadium if the sales don't cut into existing lottery revenues.
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[E-Rollerblader]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=jda]
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An up and coming sport is giving a Roanoke team national exposure.
The group is going national after winning a regional tournament.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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[SUPER=@joe1; :19]
[SUPER=01-Mark Setchel/Coach; :30]
[SUPER=01-Ashton McCulley/Right Wing; :49]
[SUPER=01-Chris Myers/Center; :55]
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[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke County]


((What was once the stuff of empty parking lots and deserted driveways is now finding a more secure place in the world of popular sports.
Roller hockey is among the fastest growing sports in the country and that success os showing in Roanoke where a team known as madness is making a name for itself.
(STAND-UP BRIDGE)


Three straight shutouts gave the team top honors in the southeast regional tyournament in Virginia Beach.. Now these athletes are setting their sights on Des Moines Iowa and the nationals next month..
[IN Q=What makes this team]

((MARK SETCHEL/COACH: WHAT MAKES THIS TEAM SO SPECIAL? A LOT OF GOOD ATHLETES. A LOT OF GOOD TRAINING, HARD TRAINING. THE BEST OF TWO OR THREE TEAMS THROUGH THE LEAGUE THAT HAVE COME TOGEWTHER TO UNITE AS ONE TEAM.))
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[OUT Q=as one team]


Practices at the Star City Skate Center goes late into the evening. These players are not ice rink refugees. Most came up through the roller hockey ranks.
[IN Q=None of us really]

((ASHTON MCCULLEY/RIGHT WING: NONE OF US REALLY HAD ANY REGIONAL EXPERIENCE BEFORE, BUT WE CAME TOGETHER AS A TEAM AND PLAYED WELL DOWN THERE.)) ((CHRIS MYERS/CENTER: THERE'S PROBABLY SIX OR SEVEN DIFFERENT TEAMS ON THIS TEAM FROM OUR LEAGUE AND EACH ONE OF THE GUYS HAS A CERTAIN ASPECT THAT THEY BRING TO THIS TEAM SUCH AS MAYBE A HARD SHOT OR ACCURATE PASSING.))
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The team is still looking for sponsors to help pay for their trip to the nationals.
But they're confident they can play with the top teams in the country... and they hope to bring a national championship home.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))[3-Sports]


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[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
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To sports now, the 2-round NBA draft ended in British Columbia last night.
And as Mike Stevens reports, you probably haven't heard of most who made the cut.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)

[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]


Nearly 200 Roanoke City employees have joined the newly formed "Municipal Employees Association".
The workers say a union could help solve disputes with management.
City council is reminding the employees that Virginia is a right-to-work state, therefore they are NOT allowed to strike.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


In Rockbridge County, Modine (MO-DEEN) Manufacturing Company and Daikin (DYE-KEEN) Industries have announced they're joining forces.
The joint venture will require the hiring of 200 people later this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The American Civil Liberties Union has caught wind of a Buena Vista school's plan to offer a religion course in the fall.
And the ACLU says if the school system DOES NOT remove or drastically alter plans for the course, they will take Buena Vista school officials to court.