[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


And more bad weather hits the eastern U-S this time damaging homes in Virginia.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a federal judge's action means Virginia's new abortion law WILL take effect today.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


You're waking up to a rather pleasant forecast for this first day of July--
Slightly cooler temperatures today, with a drier outlook for the next couple of days.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]

[Abortion-Bill]


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


A new abortion law WILL take effect today in Virginia.
Last night a federal appeals judge stayed an injunction that was handed down in a federal court last week.
The injunction would have prevented the so-called "partial-birth" abortion bill from taking effect.
Now the law that bans late term abortion IS on the books.


[Committee]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#Net-J]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg]


Lynchburg school officials continue to answer charges of racisim.
They met with members of a citizens committee last night who had lots of questions.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


They wanted to know why so many black students are being suspended in the Lynchburg school system, and why there are so few black teachers.
One woman with four college degrees says she couldn't even get a job as a substitute.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=And I have]

(( JANETTE CAMPBELL/TEACHER APPLICANT: AND I HAVE NOT GOT ANY INTERVIEW, I HAVE NOT GOT ANY CALL, NOTHING.
DANNY MCCAIN/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: WHEN YOU HAVE QUALIFIED PEOPLE WHO APPLY FOR POSITIONS AND THEN ARE REFUSED AN INTERVIEW, THEN WE STILL HAVE A PROBLEM. ))
[SUPER=01-Janette Campbell/Teacher Applicant;]
[SUPER=01-Danny McCain/Committee Chairman;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=we still have a problem.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


School officials admit they could be doing better but are not ready to concede that racist attitudes are to blame.
Both sides have agreed to meet again.
(----------------)



[E-Drug-Seizure]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-39 1:20:30]
[GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Pot]


It's a local drug bust worth millions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

The Rockbridge Regional Drug Task Force seized more than two-thousand marijuana plants in the (Carr's) Kerr's Creek section of Rockbridge.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16.44.16]
[IN Q= In my 23]

((LT. STEVE CROWDER/LEXINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT: IN MY 23 YEARS AND I THINK PROBABLY THE 50 OR MORE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE SITTING AT THIS TABLE FROM WHAT WE CAN TELL THIS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE BIGGEST MARIJUANA SEIZURES IN OUR REMEMBRANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Steve Crowder/Lexington Police Department]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q= in our remembrance.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Tips from residents led police to launch a full investigation of the area. Police say during their surveillance Emmett Tyree Junior arrived to water the plants. He is charged with possession of marijuana and manufacturing marijuana. If found guilty, he could face up to 20 years in jail. Right now, he is out on bond but he is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing in State Court on August 12th.
(------------)





[Virginia-Storms]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-h]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]


A half-dozen homes in southwest Virginia were damaged or destroyed in afternoon thunderstorms yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington Co.]


The National Weather Service says what hit Washington County yesterday was not a tornado but a down burst.
That occurs when strong winds blow straight down, sometimes with the force of a small tornado.
No one was injured in the the houses that collapsed.
(------------)


[wipe wipe wipe][BAD-WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-G]
[GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsurgh, PA;]

[4;22:28]
In Pittsburgh, a state of emergency has been declared after winds of up to 85 miles-an-hour downed trees and power lines.
Tens of thousands are without power in the city's worst power outage ever.
[SUPER=03-New Haven, CT;]

[4:20:35]
Connecticut may have seen tornadoes last night. The area was pounded by heavy rain, hail, and lightning.
[SUPER=03-Brevard Co., FL; ]

[4:24:53]
Meantime a wind shift in Florida has led to backyard firefighting.
Wildfires have marched to within 50 yards of some homes in a community in Brevard County.
Firefighters went door-to-door last night telling more than 500 residents to evacuate.
(----------------)


[IRAQ]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Conflict]


Yesterday's action over the skies of Iraq is NOT expected to lead to an increase in U-S military forces in the Persian Gulf.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:14:14]
But officials say the U-S will continue to monitor the no-fly zone.
The Pentagon says a U-S F-16 fired on an Iraqi missile sight after Iraqi radar locked on a British war plane.
Iraq has denied its radar was activated, but Defense Secretary William Cohen says three British planes and the U-S fighter detected the radar.
The missile missed its mark.
(----------------)



[CLINTON]


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


The woman who sparked independent counsel Kenneth Starr's sex and perjury probe has begun testifying before a grand jury.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


Linda Tripp testified for six hours yesterday.. explaining what she knows about an alleged presidential affair and cover up.
She's due back tomorrow for more questioning.
[SUPER=03-Shanghai, China;]


President Clinton's attention, meantime, is focused on China where he is urging that country to open its trade markets.
Meeting with business leaders in Shanghai today, the President said, trade exposes China to change.
(----------------)


[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Salem Avalanche dominates in the last game of a 3 game set with the Frederick Keys.
Roy Stanley has highlights from last night's action.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=later on morning.]



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


[One-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Scott Hudson/Star City Cat Fanciers ;]



(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Higher-Ed]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-32 1:38:50]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore, Jim]


Virginia's college students have seen a steep increase in tuition since Governor Jim Gilmore was at the University of Virginia in 1971.
That increase stands at 900-percent.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


With that in mind, Gilmore took up his next major campaign promise -- appointing a 39 member commission to study Virginia's colleges and universities.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:21:30]
[IN Q=We have to]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE HAVE TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA DESERVE TO HAVE A PUBLIC SYSTEM THAT SPREADS QUALITY ACROSS THE BOARD. AND WE SHOULD NOT HAVE ANY COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES THAT ARE LAGGARDS. WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT WE ARE OFFERING QUALITY IN ALL OF OUR INSTITUTIONS.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=our institutions.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Are college professors nervous?
Some are members of the new commission.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:30:18]
[IN Q=I don't]

((I DON'T KNOW... I THINK WE'RE ALL GOING TO GO INTO THIS WITH AN OPEN MIND.))
[sot 13:35:45]

((LARRY SABATO: IT'S PRETTY CLEAR...SAVE MONEY.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Lynch/Hollins Univ. Professor; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/Univ. of Virginia Professor; :13]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=save money.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/File Tape;]


The Governor says boards of visitors should watch over college administrators' spending more carefully-- since they are "stewards of the public resources."
(-------0---------)



[Holiday-Driving]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-50 25:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]

If you're planning to travel this summer, beware of problems caused by hot summer temperatures and an ill-prepared vehicle.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Triple-A of Virginia has a few safety tips for motorists planning to hit the road this Fourth of July weekend.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=17:02:49]
[IN Q=YOU NEED TO]

((JOYCE BRADFORD/AAA; YOU NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT, NUMBER ONE, YOUR CAR IS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER. THAT YOU'VE GOT HOSES CHECKED AND PLENTY OF WATER AND THAT TYPE OF THING. ALSO YOU SHOULD MAKE SURE WHEN YOU GO OUT THAT YOU'VE GOT THINGS IN THE CAR LIKE DRINKING WATER AND THAT TYPE OF THING JUST IN CASE YOU DO BREAK DOWN ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD.))
[SUPER=01-Joyce Bradford/AAA;]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=OF THE ROAD.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Bradford says the summer heat can also increase the possibility of "road rage". She reminds drivers to avoid rush hour traffic when possible, to provide additional time to get to your destination and if traveling with children, to have activities for them to do along the way.
(------------)


[Health-Check]


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


In today's health check, a disturbing increase in the cases of a drug-resistant strain of the AIDS virus.
Melinda Wittstock has details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Melinda Wittstock/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=MELINDA

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
CERTAIN STRAINS OF THE AIDS VIRUS HAVE BECOME SO DRUG RESISTANT... THAT NOT EVEN THE MOST POWERFUL MEDICINES ARE ABLE TO FIGHT THEM.
VT=VO

((vo))
RESEARCHERS AT THE WORLD AIDS CONFERENECE IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND... RELEASED THE DETAILS OF ONE SUCH CASE INVOLVING A MIDDLE-AGED MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO.
DOCTORS SAY THE MAN IS INFECTED WITH A STRAIN OF H-I-V THAT'S RESISTANT TO NEARLY ALL OF THE AIDS DRUGS NOW AVAILABLE.
EVEN THE MOST PROMISING DRUGS, PROTEASE INHIBITORS, HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO TREAT HIM.
DOCTORS STILL DON'T KNOW HOW COMMON CASES LIKE THIS ONE ARE...
BUT THEY DO SAY PATIENTS CAN BECOME RESISTANT TO DRUG THERAPIES IF THEY FAIL TO TAKE THEIR MEDICINES EVERY DAY.//
VT=VO

((vo))
HERE'S A CURE FOR MIGRAINES THAT'S EASY TO SWALLOW.
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION HAS APPROVED A NEW PILL TO TREAT MIGRAINE HEADACHES.
MAXALT-MLT IS A MINT-FLAVORED TABLET THAT LITERALLY MELTS ON THE TONGUE IN SECONDS.. SO THERE'S NO NEED TO TAKE IT WITH WATER.
THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG WILL BE AVAILABLE WITHIN A FEW WEEKS.
VT=VO

((vo))
A NEW PROGRAM COULD HELP YOUNG ATHLETES WITH ASTHMA GET THE SPECIAL ATTENTION THEY NEED.
A DOCTOR AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IN PHILADELPHIA HAS DEVELOPED ASTHMA WATCH-- A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO TEACH COACHES AND TRAINERS HOW TO ASSIST ATHLETES WHEN THEY SUFFER AN ASTHMA ATTACK.
THE GUIDE STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF BRINGING THE RIGHT ASTHMA MEDICATIONS TO PRACTICE SESSIONS, AND KNOWING HOW TO USE THEM PROPERLY.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MELINDA WITTSTOCK, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Lynda Johnson/Star City Cat Fanciers ;]



(I'll call for web address)
[SUPER=16-cfa@cfainc.org/The Cat Fanciers' Association]



[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.
A federal appeals judge has allowed a new abortion law to take effect today.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


There's no rest for the storm-weary in the Northeast.
After a day and night of heavy weather, more storms are predicted from West Virginia through New England today.
Storms in Washington County damaged or destroyed several homes.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Eighty- five mile an hour winds toppled trees and power lines in Pittsburgh.
A power company spokesman says the storm caused the worst power outage in memory with 100-thousand-customers losing electricity.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Defense Secretary William Cohen says it was a warning.
Tensions exploded over iraq yesterday when an Air Force F-16 fired on an Iraqi missile site ...after its radar targeted four British warplanes.
(-----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this WEDNESDAY July 1st.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-Abortion-Bill]


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


A law banning late term abortions WILL take effect in Virginia today.
A federal appeals court judge decided last night to allow the law to take effect despite a lower court's injunction last week.
The law bans what opponents call "partial-birth" abortions.
Judge Michael Luttig, who allowed the bill to take effect today, did the same thing last year with a parental notification abortion law that HAD been overturned by a lower court.


[E-Citizens-Committee]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-31 1:56:21]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Lynchburg school officials say they are taking charges of racism seriously.
That's what they wanted to get across in a meeting with a citizens' committee last night.
Steve Smallshaw has details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They got more]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Janette Campbell/Teacher Applicant; :18]
[SUPER=01-Mary Payne/Concerned Citizen; :29]
[SUPER=01-Danny McCain/Committee Chairman; :40]
[SUPER=01-Julius Sigler/School Board Chairman; :48]
[SUPER=@ssm2; :59]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]



(( They got more answers to their questions this time, but they're still not satisfied with what they're hearing.
A citizens committee still wants to know why so many black students are being suspended in the Lynchburg school system, and why there are so few black teachers.
One woman with four college degrees says she couldn't even get a job as a substitute.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 18:42:51]
[IN Q=And I have]

((JANETTE CAMPBELL/TEACHER APPLICANT: AND I HAVE NOT GOT ANY INTERVIEW, I HAVE NOT GOT ANY CALL, NOTHING.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=nothing.]


Many of the citizens here feel racism is at the heart of these inequities.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 19:03:41]
[IN Q=You are not]

((MARY PAYNE/CONCERNED CITIZEN: YOU ARE NOT TREATING US RIGHT, YOU'RE NOT TREATING OUR CHILDREN RIGHT, OUR PARENTS ARE NOT GOING TO THE SCHOOLS BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT BEING TREATED RIGHT WHEN THEY GO THERE.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=they go there.]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 19:40:53]
[IN Q=When you have]

((DANNY MCCAIN/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: WHEN YOU HAVE QUALIFIED PEOPLE WHO APPLY FOR POSITIONS AND THEN ARE REFUSED AN INTERVIEW, THEN WE STILL HAVE A PROBLEM.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=have a problem.]


School officials admit they could be doing better, but they're not ready to concede that racist attitudes are to blame.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 19:38:07]
[IN Q=I can't say]

((JULIUS SIGLER/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: I CAN'T SAY BECAUSE I CAN'T GET INSIDE THE MIND OF EVERY TEACHER IN THE SYSTEM. THAT'S ONE OF THE REASONS I WOULD ULTIMATELY THINK ABOUT MANDATORY DIVERSITY TRAINING BECAUSE I THINK THAT SENSITIVITY HELPS.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=sensitivity helps.]


The citizens committee says more investigation into all these questions is needed.. and both sides agree they'll need to meet again.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))[2-E-Drug-Seizure]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-39 1:20:30]
[GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Pot]


One of the largest -- and most profitable -- marijuana busts in Rockbridge history took place this week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

The Rockbridge Regional Drug Task Force seized more than two-thousand marijuana plants in the (Carr's) Kerr's Creek section of Rockbridge.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16.44.16]
[IN Q= In my 23]

((LT. STEVE CROWDER/LEXINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT: IN MY 23 YEARS AND I THINK PROBABLY THE 50 OR MORE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE SITTING AT THIS TABLE FROM WHAT WE CAN TELL THIS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE BIGGEST MARIJUANA SEIZURES IN OUR REMEMBRANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Steve Crowder/Lexington Police Department]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q= in our remembrance.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Tips from residents led police to launch a full investigation of the area. Police say during their surveillance Emmett Tyree Junior arrived to water the plants. He is charged with possession of marijuana and manufacturing marijuana. If found guilty, he could face up to 20 years in jail. Right now, he is out on bond but he is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing in State Court on August 12th.
(------------)





[E-Roanoke-murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-34 1:59:41]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Arraignment proceedings took place yesterday on murder charges against a 17-year old in Roanoke.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Monday]


The prosecutor in the case says he intends to try James Sutphin as an adult.
Police say Sutphin shot and killed 22-year old Keith Sandifer after an argument over a girl Saturday.
Sandifer's family says he wasn't looking for trouble that night.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 5:01:22]
[IN Q=he didn't have]

((FRANCES BOWLES/VICTIM'S GRANDMOTHER; HE DIDN'T HAVE NO KNIVES, HE DIDN'T HAVE NO GUNS AND THIS WAS DONE AT CLOSE RANGE AND IT POSSIBLY CANNOT BE SELF DEFENSE))
[SUPER=01-Frances Bowles/Victim's Grandmother;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=be self defense]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Sandifer's family is planning a candle light vigil at the murder scene tonight.

[2-Virginia-Storms]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-H]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]


Thunderstorms are to blame for damage and destruction to 6 homes in Southwest Virginia yesterday afternnoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington Co.]


The National Weather Service says what hit Washington County yesterday was not a tornado but a down burst.
That occurs when strong winds blow straight down, sometimes with the force of a small tornado.
No one was injured in the the houses that collapsed.
But 2 people WERE injured in a car accident that's being blamed on the storm.
(------------)


[wipe wipe wipe][2-BAD-WEATHER]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-G]
[GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA;]

[4;22:28]
A state of emergency has been declared in Pittsburgh where winds of up to 85 miles-an-hour downed trees and power lines last night.
Tens of thousands are without power in the city's worst power outage ever.
[SUPER=03-New Haven, CT;]

[4:20:35]
Connecticut may have seen tornadoes last night. The area was pounded by heavy rain, hail, and lightning.
[SUPER=03-Brevard Co., FL; ]

[4:24:53]
Meantime a wind shift in Florida has led to backyard firefighting.
Wildfires have marched to within 50 yards of some homes in a community in Brevard County.
Firefighters went door-to-door last night telling more than 500 residents to evacuate.
(----------------)



[2-IRAQ]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-B]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Conflict]


The Clinton administration today says it sees no reason to bolster U-S military forces in the Persian Gulf.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:14:14]
But officials say the U-S will continue to monitor the no-fly zone where an Iraqi missile site threatened four British warplanes yesterday.
An F-16 fired on an Iraqi missile site after its radar targeted the british warplanes.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( WILLIAM COHEN, DEFENSE SECRETARY OUR FORCES ARE GOING TO PROTECT THEMSELVES... ))
[SUPER=01-William Cohen/Secretary of Defense;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=or threat of attack.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Cohen says the U-S would maintain the 20-thousand American troops now in the region.
The Iraqi government has called the U.S fighter's response an aggressive and unjustifiable action.
(----------------)



[2-CLINTON]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#Net-E]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The woman who sparked Kenneth Starr's sex and perjury probe is due back before the grand jury tomorrow for more questioning.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


Linda Tripp spent six hours yesterday telling a federal grand jury what she knows about an alleged affair and coverup between President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.
[SUPER=03-Shanghai, China;]


President Clinton's attention, meantime, is focused on China where he is urging that country to open its trade markets.
Meeting with business leaders in Shanghai today, the president said, trade exposes china to change.
(----------------)


[Birthdays]
[SS=none]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=(nat sot music)Wed.]
[RUNS=:57]
[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


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



[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Tona Braddock/Star City Cat Fanciers ]
(number up at end of segment)
[SUPER=16-(540) 639-3771/Star City Cat Fanciers Show]



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



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[E-Dupont-Closing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-46 34:41]
[GRAPHIC=DuPont]


More than 400 people are jobless this morning after the Dupont nylon plant in Martinsville closed its doors yesterday.
Despite the warning nearly 2 years ago that this day would come, workers say no amount of time could not have prepared them for an emotional last day.
Christy Hubley reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They hugged old friends]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Steve Vernon/20 Year Employee; :16]
[SUPER=01-Joanne Adams/28 Year Employee; :30]
[SUPER=01-John Winske/Plant Manager; :49]
[SUPER=@Christy1; 1:01]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=Christy Hubley, News 7.]

(( They hugged old friends goodbye--
--turned in their I-D badges--
--and drove out of the parking lot for the last time. [NATS glory, glory, hallelujah]
DuPont workers-- now unemployed-- are trying to look on the positive side of a negative situation.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 22:35:47-:53]
[IN Q=DuPont's been good to me]

((STEVE VERNON/20-YEAR EMPLOYEE: DUPONT'S BEEN GOOD TO ME. I'M SAD THAT IT'S COMING TO AN END BUT I'M HAPPY FOR WHAT I GOT.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=for what I got.]


Some people say they'll go back to school.
Others will simply retire.
Many aren't sure what they'll do.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 21:44:42-:50]
[IN Q=Well, it's still]

((JOANNE ADAMS/28-YEAR EMPLOYEE: WELL, IT'S STILL UP IN THE AIR. I HAVE SEVERAL POSSIBILITIES ON JOBS. AT THIS PRESENT TIME, I'M ENROLLED IN COLLEGE.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=enrolled in college.]


Some of these now quiet machines will be moved to other DuPont facilities.
The rest will be destroyed and sold as scrap metal.
DuPont's plant manager says he doesn't want his workers to be scrapped.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 21:40:46-:54]
[IN Q=DuPonters are recognized]

((JOHN WINSKE/PLANT MANAGER: DUPONTERS ARE RECOGNIZED AS PRETTY TALENTED PEOPLE SO WE'VE GOT GOOD PEOPLE LOOKING FOR JOBS SO COME ON OVER IF YOU'VE GOT ANY OPENINGS.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=got any openings.]


About 65-people will retain their jobs at DuPont in the spinneret division.
But that still leaves a lot of people looking for work.
Christy Hubley, News 7.))
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[E-GM-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-42 53:29]
[GRAPHIC=GM]


Local car dealers aren't yet feeling the heat from a national General Motors strike.
But that COULD change by the summer's end.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


At Pinkerton Chevrolet in Salem, sales have been strong despite the strike.
But if G-M and the United Auto Workers can't settle their differences soon, Pinkerton expects to take a hit.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10 22 55]
[IN Q=it hasn't]

((STEVE MCDANIEL/PINKERTON CHEVROLET: IT HASN'T HURT US YET. IN TWO OR THREE WEEKS IT MIGHT BE A CONCERN. BUT RIGHT NOW IT HASN'T BEEN A PROBLEM.))
[SUPER=01-Steve McDaniel/Pinkerton Chevrolet;]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=A PROBLEM]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[FEDERAL MOGUL TAPE]
The strike HAS been a problem for companies that sell parts to General Motors.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;]


Federal Mogul in Blacksburg has laid off workers until the strike ends.
And back at the dealerships, their parts departments are already running out of some supplies.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10 46 58]
[IN Q=there are]

((CHRIS HELMER/PARTS MANAGER: THERE ARE NO MORE GM HOODS AVAILABLE. FENDERS, THERE ARE A FEW AVAILABLE BUT IT'S GOING TO COST YOU A LITTLE MORE BECAUSE WE HAVE TO OVERNIGHT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Helmer/Parts Manager;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=OVERNIGHT IT]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Talks between G-M and its workers continue in Detroit.
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[E-Lawmaker-Salaries]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-44 43:46]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal]


Most of Virginia's 140 state lawmakers are in for a pay raise today to the tune of 100-dollars a day.
But most of those lawmakers are declining to accept the raise that they voted for themselves.
Governor Jim Gilmore approved it in March.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:22:58]
[IN Q=On the]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: ON THE MATTER OF LEGALITY, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S LOOKING AT THAT, I WILL RELY ON HIS ADVICE AND GUIDANCE, AND WE'LL TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION DEPENDING ON HIS ADVICE. ON THE MATTER OF POLICY, THE LEGISLATURE MUST DETERMINE FOR THEMSELVES WHETHER THEY BELIEVE THAT THEY WANT TO TAKE THAT BACK TO THEIR VOTERS IN NOVEMBER.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=in November.]
[TALENT=Melanie]
[SS=none]


State lawmakers do NOT run again until 1999.
And some entered a vote of protest over the pay raises when they approved the budget in March.
Most of the lawmakers say they will still accept the "office expenses" increase-- which would increase their retirement pensions.
That's IF the Attorney General okays it.

[E-Compulsive-Bingo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It generates 33 million dollars a year for Virginia charities.
But with nearly 300 million dollars a year spent on it in Virginia, the charities aren't the only ones hooked.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hanover Co.;]


It's bingo.
And it can be addictive.
So A new state law, that takes effect today, requires some 600 bingo operators across the state to post a hotline for compulsive gamblers.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:22:38]
[IN Q=It's not]

((ED FUHR: IT'S NOT JUST BINGO THAT'S BEING PLAYED IN THESE GAMES. YOU HAVE INSTANT PULL TABS AND THE LIKE THAT REALLY IS MUCH MORE AKIN TO GAMES THAT YOU WOULD PLAY IN LAS VEGAS, OR EVEN TO SOME OF THE GAMES OF THE LOTTERY THAN IT IS TO BINGO.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Fuhr/Charitable Gaming Commission;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=to bingo.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The per capita spending on bingo in Roanoke alone is 50 dollars per person, per year.
So if only ten percent of the population plays...that's an average of 500 dollars spent per person.
(--------0--------)


[3-Sports]


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


To sports, the production crew for NFL-Films makes its way to the River's Edge Sports Complex for All-Star Camp.
Roy Stanley explains.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=great day everybody.]



[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:
A federal appeals judge has ruled that Virginia's new abortion law WILL go into effect today.
Judge Michael Luttig decided to allow the law banning partial birth abortions to take effect after is was blocked by a lower court.
The constitutionality of the law will be decided next month.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


School officials met with a citizen's committee last night in Lynchburg to debate the issue of racism in city schools.
Members of the comittee want to know why so many black students get suspended and why there are so few black teachers.
School officials say the concerns are being taken seriously, and the two groups will meet again.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A drug bust in Rockbridge has netted millions of dollars in marijuana plants.
Tips from residents led police to Emmett Tyree Junior. He is charged with posession of marijuana and manufacturing marijuana.
He could face up to twenty years in jail.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]

(ad lib bye)