[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Raging wildfires have forced thousands of evacuations in Florida.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Tragedy at a Campbell County home as a toddler accidentally shoots his baby sister.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Clear and comfortable once you head out the door this morning--
We're setting the stage for the start of the holiday weekend, with lots of sunshine and drier weather.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[E-Campbell-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-50 26:42]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A Campbell County baby is dead after her 4 year old brother accidentally shot her.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Just after five yesterday, deputies were called to this home in the Happy Valley subdivision near Rustburg.
Authorities say a four-year old boy got a hold of a gun and accidentally shot his one-year old sister in the head.
The child was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where she died.
Sheriff Robert Maxey says it will be up to the commonwealth's attorney to decide whether the parents should face criminal charges.
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[SOT 18:26:22]
[IN Q=We'll do an]

((ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: WE'LL DO AN INVESTIGATION AND FORWARD IT ON TO HIM AND HE'LL MAKE A DECISION ON WHETHER OR NOT IT NEEDS TO GO ANY FURTHER.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Maxey/Campbell Co. Sheriff; :00]
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[OUT Q=go any further.]
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[VO-NAT]


Maxey says the gun involved appeared to be a .38 caliber revolver.
He does NOT know how the boy got a hold of it.
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[Fire-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=98-36]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


For the first time, Roanoke police officially say an apartment fire that killed six people in May IS connected to a fatal shooting on the same day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 18]


Kevin Jones was murdered just a few hours before the deadly blaze on the 500 block of Church Avenue.
No one has been charged with setting the fire but investigators say they are focusing on several people who may have sought revenge for the death of Jones.
Willie Caldwell, who is charged with Jones' murder, was a resident of the boarding house that went up in flames.
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[Candlelight-Ceremony]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-46]
[GRAPHIC=Keith Sandifer]


The day before his burial, the friends and family of 22-year old Keith Sandifer say they hope something can be learned from his shooting death.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

A large group of Sandifer's relatives and STREET FAMILY embraced one another at a candle light vigil last night in his memory. Many are hoping to put his death behind them and move on.
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[SOT=20:52:06]
[IN Q=HE WASN'T HERE]

((CEE TEE ST. CLAIR/VIGIL ORGANIZER; HE WASN'T HERE REALLY LONG, BUT HE WAS REALLY LOVED. HE WAS A GREAT KID. AS YOU CAN SEE HE WILL BE SORELY MISSED.))
[SUPER=01-Cee Tee St. Clair/Vigil Organizer;]
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[OUT Q=SORELY MISSED.]
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[VO-NAT]

As for Sandifer's accused killer, 17- year old James Sutphin, the group says it is not seeking revenge, but justice.
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[SOT=20:52:33]
[IN Q=WHATEVER HAPPENS]

((CEE TEE ST. CLAIR/VIGIL ORGANIZER; WHATEVER HAPPENS WITH HIM HAPPENS. IT'S SAD ON HIS FAMILY'S PART TOO, I'M SURE. I HOPE HE CAN LIVE WITH HIMSELF.))
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[OUT Q=WITH HIMSELF.]
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[VO-NAT]

The service was held at the scene where Sandifer was shot this past Saturday, in a parking lot in the 13-hundred block of Jamison Avenue, Southeast.
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[BRUSH-FIRES]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fires]


Wildfires are raging again this morning in Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Volusia Co., FL;]

[4:02:52]
The blazes forced the re-evacuation of about 10 thousand people last night just north of Daytona Beach.
Flames devoured several homes in the area.
They also forced the closure of a 30-mile stretch of interstate-95, the major north-south highway along Florida's east coast.
Since Memorial Day, more than 251,000 acres have burned
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[HUBBELL-reax]


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


Linda Tripp makes her second appearance before the Monica Lewinsky grand jury today.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:10:19]
[super=04-File Tape]


Meantime, Kenneth Starr suffered a big blow yesterday when a federal judge threw out his idictment against Webster Hubbell.
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


The judge said the charges were tainted by quote "a quinessential fishing expedition", end quote.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( WEBB HUBBELL: WE ARE JUST VERY VERY GRATEFUL AND HOPEFUL THAT THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF A LONG PROCESS. THE LAST 5-YEARS HAVE BEEN VERY DIFFICULT. ))
[SUPER=01-Webster Hubbell/Indictment Dismissed;]
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[OUT Q=have been very difficult.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Shanghai, China;]

[4:12:29]
From China President Clinton responded to the news.
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[IN Q=]

(( CLINTON:..I'M PLEASE FOR HIM...THE JUDGE RULED ON THE LAW AND I'M VERY HAPPY FOR HIM. ))
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[OUT Q=I'm pleased for him. ]
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[VO-NAT]


Starr says he plans an immediate appeal.
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[STREISAND-MARRIED]


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


Barbara Streisand and actor James Brolin have tied the knot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Malibu, CA;]

[4:09:32]
The two exchanged wedding vows last night at Streisand's Malibu mansion.
John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston were among the invited guests.
One published account says security was so tight the 80 invited guests had to sign confidentiality agreements in order to attend.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a new head coach will soon take the helm of the Roanoke Express.
Who will it be?
We should find out for sure today.
Here's Roy Stanley with details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[OUT Q=when we return.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Rescue Mission Development Dir.;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



(Run b-roll after her super is up and we start talking about the history of the mission, please tell me when I'm on tap

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[VO NAT]
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[Steve Live]

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-41 1:06:42]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg]


Some new faces are headed to work for the city of Lynchburg today, including a new mayor AND two new city council members.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Bert Dodson and Stewart Hobbs are the newest at-large members of council.
And councilman Pete Warren was chosen yesterday morning to replace Republican Jim Whitaker as mayor.
Warren says he plans to bring less partisanship to the position.
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[SOT 8:30:09]
[IN Q=We made the]

((PETE WARREN/NEW LYNCHBURG MAYOR: WE MADE THE CHANGE, I'M VERY APPRECIATIVE OF THE WORK THAT JIM WHITAKER HAS DONE OVER THE LAST SIX YEARS ON COUNCIL AND AS MAYOR. I THINK HE'S DONE A LOT OF GOOD WORK, I THINK NOW WE CAN BUILD ON SOME OF THAT AMD WE CAN BRING A LITTLE DIFFERENT FOCUS IN TERMS OF MORE INCLUSIVENESS OF PEOPLE WHO WE GET INVOLVED IN DOING THE WORK OF THE CITY.))
[SUPER=01-Pete Warren/New Lynchburg Mayor; :00]
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[OUT Q=work of the city.]
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[VO-NAT]


Carl Hutcherson edged out Ed Barksdale for the job of vice mayor.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[E-Danville-Council]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-31 1:58:41]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;]


A new mayor takes a seat in Danville too.
Ruby Archie is the first woman to lead the city council.
A retired English teacher, Archie says there is great work to do to make Danvilles Public Schools top notch.
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[SOT 2:04:27-:47]
[IN Q=Let's see as a group]

((RUBY ARCHIE/DANVILLE MAYOR: LET'S SEE AS A GROUP WHAT WE CAN DO TO CONTINUE TO IMPROVE OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE SCHOOL BOARD IN ORDER TO BENEFIT ALL SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND REALIZE SOME POSITIVE RESULTS WHICH WILL SHOW OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM MEASURING UP TO THE BEST AND NONE BUT THE BEST.))
[SUPER=01-Ruby Archie/New Danville Mayor;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=none but the best.]
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[VO-NAT]


Peter Castiglione (CASS-TIGG-LEE-O-NEE) was elected Vice-Mayor.
He and Archie will each serve two-year terms.
Three new council members took the oath of office.
Their four-year terms began yesterday.
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[E-Griffith]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-43]
[GRAPHIC=None]

In his last bid for re-election, Morgan Griffith was unopposed. But the Salem delegate is not taking that for granted as he unofficially kicks off his campaign for next Fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Salem delegate was touted by fellow G-O-P members including the state's head man.
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[SOT=17:32:17]
[IN Q=HE'S BEEN]

((JIM GILMORE/GOVERNOR; HE'S BEEN A TERRIFIC FLOOR LEADER ON THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. A REAL VISIONARY IN TERMS OF THIS COMMUNITY AND HIS SUPPORT FOR IT AND HIS STANDING UP FOR IT AND I FEEL THE SAME WAY.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
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[OUT Q=SAME WAY.]
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[VO-NAT]


Griffith says he wants to address the way judges are selected. Currently, judges are elected by the legislature.
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[SOT=17:25:10]
[IN Q=WHILE WE'VE BEEN]

((MORGAN GRIFFITH/SALEM DELEGATE; BECAUSE WE'RE PART-TIME LEGISLATORS, THAT MEANS OFTEN TIMES THAT THOSE OF US WHO ARE ATTORNEYS AND LEGISLATORS APPEAR IN FRONT OF THE SAME JUDGES THAT WE HELPED BECOME JUDGES. AND SO IT CREATES AN IMPRESSION OF SOME BIAS. I DON'T THINK IT'S ACTUALLY THERE.))
[SUPER=@Griffith;]
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[OUT Q=ACTUALLY THERE.]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Griffith says he has started fundraising nearly 18-months before the actual election because of campaign expenses.

[Health-Check]


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


In today's health check, are stronger warner labels needed on Viagra bottles?
Some say yes in the wake of a number of deaths that may be linked to the drug.
Melinda Wittstock has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Melinda Wittstock/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((
GOOD MORNING.
CONSUMER ADVOCATES ARE CALLING FOR STRONGER WARNING LABELS ON PACKAGES CONTAINING VIAGRA.
THE MOVE COMES IN THE WAKE OF AT LEAST 30 DEATHS THAT MAY HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY THE POPULAR IMPOTENCY DRUG.
VT=VO

((vo))
VIAGRA ALREADY CARRIES LABELS WARNING PATIENTS NOT TO MIX THE DRUG WITH CERTAIN HEART MEDICATIONS.
BUT MEMBERS OF THE CONSUMER GROUP, PUBLIC CITIZEN, SAY THE LABELS DON'T GO FAR ENOUGH.
THEY SAY VIAGRA COULD ALSO POSE A DANGER WHEN COMBINED WITH OTHER COMMONLY USED DRUGS.
BUT THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION MAINTAINS THAT VIAGRA IS SAFE WHEN USED AS DIRECTED.//
VT=VO

((vo))
BRAIN DAMAGE CAUSED BY A STROKE WAS ONCE THOUGHT OF AS IRREVERSIBLE... BUT NOT ANYMORE.
DOCTORS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH ARE GETTING READY TO TRANSPLANT ENGINEERED BRAIN CELLS IN STROKE PATIENTS.
THEY HOPE THE SERIES OF INJECTIONS WILL HELP REPAIR DAMAGED AREAS OF THE BRAIN.
THIS PROCEDURE HAS WORKED ON ANIMALS, BUT RESEARCHERS SAY THERE IS NO GUARANTEE IT WILL DO THE SAME FOR HUMANS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND IF YOU THINK YOU'RE ON THE WAY TO A HEALTHIER HEART BY SIMPLY EATING THE RIGHT FOODS--THINK AGAIN!
A STUDY FOUND THAT PEOPLE WHO STUCK TO A LOW-FAT DIET--BUT DIDN'T EXERCISE--ENDED UP DOING LITTLE TO LOWER THEIR SO-CALLED BAD CHOLESTEROL.
HOWEVER, THOSE WHO DID COMBINE A HEALTHY DIET WITH PLENTY OF EXERCISE.. EXPERIENCED A SIGNIFICANT DROP IN THEIR CHOLESTEROL LEVELS.
THE FINDINGS WERE PUBLISHED IN TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE.
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]
[TAPE#M98-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
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[SUPER=13-Lois Bettis/Rescue Mission Founder; :00]
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[OUT Q=her 13th year]


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[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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[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]


In Florida a portion of a major interstate is closed and thousands of residents out of their homes as brushfires rage out of control.
The Florida fires have so far consumed more than 250-thousand acres.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Tragedy strikes at a Campbell County home as a toddler accidentally kills his baby sister.
Authorities say the four year old accidentally shot his one year old sister in the head.
There's no decision yet on whether the parents will face criminal charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr is vowing to appeal a judge's decision to throw out tax evasion charges against Webster Hubbell.
The judge ruled that Starr had not gotten proper permission to expand his probe.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-E-Campbell-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-50 26:42]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his baby sister in Campbell County last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Just after five, deputies were called to this home in the Happy Valley subdivision near Rustburg.
Authorities say a four-year old boy got a hold of a gun and accidentally shot his one-year old sister in the head.
The child was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where she died.
Sheriff Robert Maxey says it will be up to the commonwealth's attorney to decide whether the parents should face criminal charges.
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[SOT 18:26:22]
[IN Q=We'll do an]

((ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: WE'LL DO AN INVESTIGATION AND FORWARD IT ON TO HIM AND HE'LL MAKE A DECISION ON WHETHER OR NOT IT NEEDS TO GO ANY FURTHER.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Maxey/Campbell Co. Sheriff; :00]
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[OUT Q=go any further.]
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[VO-NAT]


Maxey says the gun involved appeared to be a .38 caliber revolver.
He does NOT know how the boy got a hold of it.
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[2-Fire-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=98-36]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


Roanoke police now acknowledge there IS a link between a deadly apartment fire in May and a fatal shooting just hours earlier.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 18]


Kevin Jones was murdered shortly before the blaze that claimed 6 lives.
No one has been charged with setting the Church Avenue fire, but investigators say they are focusing on several people who had motive to seek revenge for Jones' death.
Willie Caldwell, who is charged with Jones' murder, was a resident of the boarding house that went up in flames.
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[E-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-46 38:04]
[GRAPHIC=Sandifer, Keith]

Friends and family of 22- year old murder victim Keith Sandifer held a candle light vigil last night to pay tribute to the man many say would not have hurt anyone. The ceremony took place in the same parking lot on Jamison Avenue where Sandifer was gunned down. David Johnson has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For Keith]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cee Tee St. Clair/Vigil Organizer; :07]
[SUPER=01-Shirley Jones/Mother; :34]
[SUPER=@David2; :41]
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[OUT Q=djo, News7.]

((For Keith Sandifer's STREET FAMILY, this vigil brought a sense of closure.
[SOT=20:51:29]
[IN Q=]

((CEE TEE ST. CLAIR/VIGIL ORGANIZER; TO GET A LITTLE PEACE AND TO LET EVERYONE KNOW THAT HE WAS REALLY LOVED. AND TO LET HIS FAMILY KNOW THAT HE WAS LOVED. AND TO JUST LET IT EASE OUR MINDS.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=OUR MINDS.]

Friends lit candles and embraced one another.
[NAT-SOUND=21:00:46]

[RUNS06] When Sandifer's relatives arrived, they were almost too moved for words.
[SOT=21:04:56]
[IN Q=JUST THAT WE]

((SHIRLEY JONES/MOTHER; JUST THAT WE ALL LOVED HIM, OBVIOUSLY. I'M REALLY NOT UP TO THIS RIGHT NOW.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=RIGHT NOW.]

((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THE PEOPLE REMEMBERING SANDIFER SAY THEY HOPE A LESSON CAN BE LEARNED FROM WHAT HAPPENED. AND THAT THEY'LL LEAVE IT UP TO THE COURTS TO DETERMINE WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO 17-YEAR OLD JAMES SUTPHIN, THE TEENAGER ACCUS

ED OF KILLING SANDIFER. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))))[2-BRUSH-FIRES]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-F]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fires]


In Florida this morning, firefighters are battling street- by- street to save homes threatened by raging wildfires.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Volusia Co., FL;]

[4:02:52]
The fires jumped firelines yesterday forcing the re-evacuation of about 10 thousand people last night just north of Daytona Beach.
Flames devoured several homes in the area.
They also forced the closure of a 30-mile stretch of interstate-95, the major north-south highway along Florida's east coast.
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[anchor=Kimberly]
[ss=hold]


Mike Stevens will have more on the fires from the Daytona Raceway later on Mornin'.

[NC-CABLE-CAR]


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


A military judge is recommending that the pilot and navigator of a U-S Marine jet that cut the cable of a ski gondola in the Italian Alps be court-martialed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


The charges: negligent homicide.
That's according to a senior military official.
Twenty people were killed in the February accident.
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[2-HUBBELL-REAX]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-H]
[GRAPHIC=Ken Starr]


A blow to Kenneth Starr as a federal judge throws out his indictment against Webster Hubbell.
The judge says Starr went too far - trampling on Hubbell's fifth amendment right against self incrimination.
Hubbell's wife, his accountant, and his lawyer have all been cleared of tax evasion, conspiracy and other charges.
Deanna Dewberry reports.
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[SOT]

[4:10:19]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Webster Hubbell/Indictment Dismissed; :12]
[SUPER=01-Mike Schaufele/Indictment Dismissed; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Deanna Dewberry/Reporting; 1:44]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=deanna dewberry for cbs news.]


((
A RELIEVED WEBB AND SUZY HUBBELL EMERGE FROM THEIR HOME IN WASHINGTON TO ANSWER REPORTERS QUESTIONS. THIS TIME IT'S GOOD NEWS FOR HUBBELLS. BOTH HAVE BEEN CLEARED OF TAX EVASION CHARGES.
SUPER: Webb Hubbell/Indictment Dismissed
"We are just very very grateful and hopeful that this is the beginning of a long process. the last 5-years have been very difficult."
DIFFICULT BECAUSE HUBBELL HAS SERVED 18-MONTHS IN PRISON FOR STEALING FROM THE ROSE LAW FIRM WHERE HE WORKED AS HILLARY CLINTON'S LAW PARTNER. BUT BEFORE GOING TO PRISON HUBBELL RECEIVED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM CLINTON SUPPORTERS. IN APRIL KENNETH STARR INDICTED HUBBELL FOR ALLEGEDLY EVADING TAXES IN CONNECTION WITH THAT MONEY.
1/8GRAPHIC3/8 ALSO INDICTED WERE HUBBELL'S ACCOUNTANT MIKE SCHAUFELE AND HIS LAWYER CHARLES OWEN. BOTH ARE LITTLE ROCK RESIDENTS.
BUT WEDNESDAY A FEDERAL JUDGE THREW OUT THE INDICTMENT SAYING STARR WENT TO FAR. THE TAX EVASION CHARGES HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH WHITEWATER...AND ARE THEREFORE OUTSIDE THE ORIGINAL GRANT OF JURISDICTION TO THE INDEPENDENT COUNCIL.
SUPER: Little Rock
WE CAUGHT UP WITH HUBBELL'S FORMER ACCOUNTANT. MIKE SCHAUFELE WEDNESDAY AT HIS HOME. HE'D JUST GOTTEN THE NEWS. AND SCHAUFELE COULDN'T STOP SMILING.
SUPER: Mike Schaufele/Indictment Dismissed
"i am just absolutely positively thrilled, excited and it's just been overwhelming right now it's hard to think and concentrate and say anything coherent so be patient with me."
AFTERALL...THIS DAY HAS BEEN EVENTFUL. BUT THIS QUESTION MUST BE ASKED. SCHAUFELE WAS HUBBELL'S ACCOUNTANT...IN HIS OPINION...WERE STARR'S CHARGES OF TAX EVASION BASELESS?
"i don't know. at this point and time i'm just thankful for today."
AND SCHAUFELE SAYS THIS 4TH OF JULY WILL BE A CELEBRATION...BECAUSE FOR NOW...SHAEFELE WILL SPEND THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY FREE OF THE INDEPENDENT COUNCIL.
deanna dewberry for cbs news.))

[E-College-Drinking]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-26 30:52]
[GRAPHIC=College Drinking]


An encouraging promise yesterday in response to the alcohol-related deaths of five college students last year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville;]


Six national fraternities made history in Virginia with a pledge to ban alcohol from their houses by the year 2000.

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[SOT t1 11:40:53]
[IN Q=To sign]

((ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY: TO SIGN THAT PLEDGE, I THINK IS A VERY IMPORTANT STEP. NOT JUST FOR VIRGINIA BUT FOR THE NATION.))
[sot T3 14:41:57]

((KINGSLEY HARROP-WILLIAMS/PHI GAMMA DELTA: IT'S GONNA AFFECT THE HOUSE A LOT I THINK. CAUSE IF YOU'RE IN A FRATERNITY, YOU'RE PROBABLY DEFINITELY GONNA DRINK. YOU'RE DEFINITELY GONNA THROW PARTIES. IT'S ONE OF THE LIKE, MAIN THINGS YOU KNOW?))
[SUPER=@Earley; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kingsley Harrop-Williams/Phi Gamma Delta; :05]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=things, you know?]
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[VO-NAT]


It was part of the final meeting of the Attorney General's task force on campus drinking.
Among the controversial recommendations: delay Greek rush until the second semester, and look into changing federal privacy laws so parents can be notified about their college students' behavior.
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[Birthdays]
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[IN Q=(nat sot music)Thurs.]
[RUNS=:52]
[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


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



[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Rescue Mission Development Dir.;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[E-Faison]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-40 1:21:35]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


A big buy-out in the real-estate industry will effect some Roanoke properties.
Dallas-based Trammell Crow will pay 39-million dollars for Faison and Associates, one of the largest commercial real-estate agencies in the Southeast.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Faison owns more than 62-million square feet of property.
In Roanoke, that property includes the First Union tower and the area surrounding Valley View mall.
A spokesman for Faison said the deal won't mean any changes to Roanoke.
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[E-ITT]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-39]
[GRAPHIC=ITT]


It's another big money contract for I-T-T Night Vision.
This time it's worth 172-million dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


The Roanoke Company has a new deal to sell Night Vision goggles to the U-S Army.
The goggles help soldiers see in the dark.
I-T-T has been supplying U-S and allied forces with Night Vision products for more than 10-years.
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[SOT 14 09 43]
[IN Q=we're]

((JOHN DOMALSKI/ITT NIGHT VISION: WE'RE FINDING THAT NIGHT VISION IS REALLY BECOMING A TRUE FORCE MULTIPLIER BY ARMIES AROUND THE WORLD. EUROPEAN ARMIES, ASIAN ARMIES SOUTH AMERICAN ARMIES ... ARE ALL DESIRING TO UPGRADE THEIR FORCES TO NIGHT VISION.))
[SUPER=01-John Domalski/ITT Night Vision;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=NIGHT VISION]
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[VO-NAT]


The latest contract begins in April and runs through the year 2001.
During that time, I-T-T will provide the army with thousands of goggles.
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[Child-Molest]


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


A Roanoke man could face 8 life-term prison sentences after he was convicted yesterday on charges that he raped and molested his daughter over several years.
A jury handed down convictions on 12 felony counts against the 40-year-old man, and recommended a lengthy sentence.
His 11-year-old daughter testified that she was repeatedly abused from the time she was 5-years-old.





[E-Pay-Raises]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's called "checks and balances."
State lawmakers who voted to fatten their own checks this spring will now face the Virginia Supreme Court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville;]


Attorney General Mark Earley is asking for the court's guidance, citing confusion over the state constitution.
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]


The state's highest court will now decide on the legality of the raises.
The state comptroller will hold the checks until a decision can be made.
The pay raises took effect yesterday.
But as criticism mounted, many General Assembly members turned down the 100-dollar a day out-of-session pay increase.
For now, they won't get their bigger office budget checks either.
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[3-Sports]


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


To sports now, Winston Cup drivers arrive in Daytona amid smoky skies.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:48]
[OUT Q=great day everybody.]


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