[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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


President Clinton prepares to break months of silence concerning an alleged affair.
Meantime Monica Lewinsky says she has evidence.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a gay mother who won custody of her children in a Virginia courtroom goes public.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


All clear for the morning commute, but things could get interesting by the afternoon.
An approaching cold front will likely bring much- needed rain in the form of scattered showers and thunderstorms.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[E-Strike-React]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-43 1:34:56]
[GRAPHIC=GM ]


Southwest Virginia workers who were idled by the GM strike are now back on the job.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


Yesterday was the first day back for some of the 200 people who were on leave from Wytheville's Kingston-Warren plant.
The plant makes rubber parts for G-M cars and had to shut down for the last two months.
That meant all of the plant's hourly employees were forced to leave.
And some of them had trouble making ends meet.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 08 43 tc]
[IN Q=they get unemployment]

((GARY COLE/PLANT MANAGER: THEY GET UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND THAT DOESN'T GO VERY FAR ... I KNOW EVERYBODY HERE IS GOING TO BE GLAD TO BE BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Cole/Plant Manager;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=GLAD TO BE BACK]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Kingston-Warren expects production to go back to pre-strike levels this week.
Everyone should be back to work by Monday.
The plant's manager said he'd like to avoid a shutdown like this in the future by selling parts to other auto makers.

(------------)



[CLINTON-LEWINSKY]


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


President Clinton will break six months of silence when he gives videotaped testimony next month about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


The President will voluntarily testify as part of Ken Starr's sex and cover-up investigation.
It will be the first time a sitting president of the U-S will give grand jury testimony in a criminal investigation and one in which he himself may be a target.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( DAVID KENDALL/CLINTON ATTORNEY ``IN AN EFFORT TO ACHIEVE A PROMPT RESOLUTION OF THIS ENTIRE MATTER THE PRESIDENT WILL VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE HIS TESTIMONY ON AUGUST 17, 1998 TO THE OFFICE OF INDEPENDENT COUNSEL AS HE HAS ON PRIOR OCCASIONS. THE PRESIDENT'S TESTIMONY WILL BE VIDEOTAPED AT THE WHITE HOUSE WITH LAWYERS PRESENT. " ))
[SUPER=01-David Kendall/Clinton Attorney;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=house with lawyers present. ]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meantime, two legal sources say Monica Lewinsky has turned over to prosecutors a dress that she says is stained from a sexual encounter with President Clinton.
The dress could become a key piece of evidence in the investigation of an alleged presidential affair and cover-up.
(----------------)


[E-Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-51 47:10]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Ivnestigation]


An arrest has been made in the murder of a Henry County woman who was killed Easter weekend.
Elvis Duncan was arrested yesterday for the murder of Bessie Amos.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;]


The body of the 63-year old woman was found in her yard-- behind the house where she lived alone for decades.
Henry County's sheriff said Amos had been beaten over the head with a blunt object and robbed of a few hundred dollars.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


Elvis Duncan is already serving time in the Martinsville City Jail on breaking and entering charges.


[E-Lesbian-Mom]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-27 47:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


She's the first gay parent to go public after winning a custody battle in a Virginia courtroom.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;]


We're NOT using her last name, so that her children won't be easily identified.
But Henrico County's "Karen C." talked openly with us, for the first time.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT TAPE ONE 14:14:40]
[IN Q=It's kind of]

((KAREN C./LESBIAN MOTHER: IT'S KIND OF JUST BEEN ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT-- HE KNEW HE HAD THAT HOLD OVER ME. AND I DON'T THINK EITHER OF US EVER INTENDED IT TO GO THIS FAR.))
[SUPER=01-Karen C./Lesbian Mother;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=this far.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


We don't know how many gay and lesbian parents win or lose custody each year in Virginia.
But when Karen contacted the A-C-L-U for help, she agreed to let her victory this month -- in the same Henrico court that took Sharon Bottoms' son away -- be made public.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT TAPE TWO 14;32;25]
[IN Q=What we're]

((KAREN C./LESBIAN MOTHER: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS AT LEAST PUT IT OUT THERE SO PEOPLE KNOW THAT THIS CASE HAPPENED. AND THAT THERE HAS BEEN, IT SEEMS TO BE, A CHANGE.))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=a change.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Karen and her live-in partner Cindy now have primary custody of her son and daughter.
(----------------)
[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


The deadline for Karen's ex-husband to appeal passed last week.

[Babies-Switched]


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


Authorities at the University of Virginia Medical Center want to know how two newborn babies were taken home by the WRONG mothers 3 years ago.
U-V-A officials say hospital safeguards would have prevented an accidental mix-up, so the baby-switch is being investigated as a deliberate act.
Medical personnel discovered the mistake when one of the children had genetic testing this month.



[E-Buena-Vista]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-44 1:12:35]
[GRAPHIC=Construction]


It's been nearly 9 months since a 39 million dollar flood protection wall was completed in Buena Vista.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]


Now it appears city residents are having to pay up--in the way of real estate reassessments.
The rates recently increased on average 30 point nine percent.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11.22.33 - 11.22.51]
[IN Q=If I could]

((KATHERINE KING: IF I COULD AFFORD TO MOVE I WOULD MOVE AND I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS LIKE THIS. THERE'S SO MANY PEOPLE WHO FEEL LIKE THIS, BECAUSE IT'S RIDICULOUS. YOU KNOW, AND IT KEEPS GOING UP LIKE I SAID IT JUST WENT UP QUITE A BIT AND NOW IT'S GOING UP QUITE A BIT. HOW ARE WE SUPPOSED TO PAY IT WITH OUR UTLIITIES YOU KNOW. HOW ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO PAY ALL OF THIS.))
[SUPER=07-Katherine King;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=all of this.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The city's manager's own reassessment doubled.
But, he says the rates are not significantly higher.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10.17.09 - 10.17.18]
[IN Q=We manage our]

((DON COLLINS/BUENA VISTA CITY MANAGER: WE MANAGE OUR BUDGETS VERY WELL IT'S JUST A BAD TIME EVERY FOUR YEARS WHEN YOU HAVE A REASSESSMENT AND FOLKS JUST HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Dan Collins/Buena Vista City Manager;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=to understand that.]
(-------------)

[VO NAT]
Many residents are appealing their reassessment to the Board of Equalization.
(------------)


[lotto-drawing]


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


Powerball lottery officials say it looks like there was only winning ticket in last night's big drawing.
It was sold in Indiana.
The winning numbers are: [take fullscreen] eight, 39, 43, 45, 49, and the Powerball was 13.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Princeton, WV;]

[FROM TAPE98-41]
Long lines were reported yesterday at many of the 45-thousand retailers in the 20 participating states and the District of Columbia.
The ticket-buying frenzy pushed the prize to nearly 296 million-dollars.
[SUPER=04-Multi-State Powerball]

[ Assoc.;]
A single winner could choose a lump-sum cash payment of about 161 million dollars, before taxes -- or more than eleven million a year for the next 25 years.
(----------------)


[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the richest N-F-L rookie ever goes to training camp.
Steve Mason has more.
Good Morning Steve.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=you then.]



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


[One-Steve]


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


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Dr. Daniel Schneck/Violinist;]



(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Citadel-Cadet]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-41 1:49:16]
[GRAPHIC=citadel]


A Pittsylvania County teen will be among the incoming female freshmen at The Citadel in SOuth Carolina this year.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blairs;]


Amy Walsh is one of 30-women entering V-M-I's rival school this year.
She's a high school graduate of Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham and plans to major in political science.
This is only the third year the Citadel has enrolled female cadets.
Amy says she's prepared for the strict regimen.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 19:10:24-:43 ]
[IN Q=I expect to be yelled]

((AMY WALSH/INCOMING CITADEL CADET: I EXPECT TO BE YELLED AT EVERYDAY. I EXPECT A HARD PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND I EXPECT HARD ACADEMICS. BUT I LIKE A CHALLENGE AND THAT'S WHY I'M GOING. I WANT TO CONQUER IT.))
[SUPER=01-Amy Walsh/Incoming Citadel Cadet;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=want to conquer it.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Amy reports to the Citadel next week.
(----------------)


[Health-Check]


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


In today's Health Check, it's supposed to be a life-saving procedure.
But alarming numbers of women are dying after heart bypass surgery.
Maggie Cooper has details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=GM]
[SUPER=01-Maggie Cooper/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=MAGGIE COOPER

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
AN ALARMING STUDY FINDS THAT WOMEN ARE MUCH MORE LIKELY THAN MEN TO DIE AFTER HAVING HEART BYPASS SURGERY.
VT=VO

((vo))
RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA EXAMINED THOUSANDS OF MEDICAL RECORDS-- AND WHAT THEY FOUND WAS SHOCKING.
4-AND-A-HALF PERCENT OF THE WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD HEART BYPASSES LATER DIED..COMPARED TO JUST UNDER 3-PERCENT OF THE MEN.
EVEN WHEN PATIENTS OF BOTH SEXES HAD SIMILAR RISK FACTORS.. THE WOMEN STILL HAD A GREATER CHANCE OF DEATH.
DOCTORS ARE NOW TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY SO MANY WOMEN ARE DYING..AFTER WHAT'S SUPPOSE TO BE A LIFE-SAVING PROCEDURE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
NOW, SOME GOOD NEWS FOR YOUR HEART.
TEXAS RESEARCHERS SAY THERE'S EVIDENCE THAT A WIDELY USED PAIN RELIEVER MIGHT HELP PREVENT HEART DISEASE.
ACETAMINOPHEN IS FOUND IN MANY OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS LIKE TYLENOL.
PRELIMINARY TESTS DONE AT THE BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE... FOUND THAT THE DRUG COULD POTENTIALLY STOP THE BUILD-UP OF CHOLESTEROL IN BLOOD VESSELS AND ARTERIES.
BUT SCIENTISTS SAY MORE STUDY IS NEEDED.//
VT=VO

((vo))
HERPES NOT ONLY CAUSES PAINFUL BLISTERS AND NERVE DAMAGE--
IT CAN ALSO ATTACK A PERSON'S SIGHT.
THE VIRUS--WHICH IS USUALLY SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED--CAN HIDE IN NERVE CELLS BEFORE RE-INFECTING OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY... INCLUDING THE EYES.
BUT SCIENTISTS SAY THE DRUG, A-CYCLOVIR, HAS PROVEN TO BE MORE THAN 40-PERCENT EFFECTIVE AT STOPPING SUCH INFECTIONS FROM RE-OCCURING.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MAGGIE COOPER, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK))


(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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



[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Judith Schneck/Violinist;]



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

[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


President Clinton has agreed to provide videotaped testimony about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
Meantime, two legal sources say Lewinsky has turned over to prosecutors a dress that she says is stained from a sexual encounter with the President.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]

General Motors workers are returning to their jobs, after ratifying a strike settlement.
Locally, that meant back to work for some 200 employees of Wytheville's Kingston-Warren plant.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


Unofficial results show there was just one winner in last night's 295 million dollar powerball drawing.
The lucky ticket was purchased in Indiana.
A single winner could choose a lump-sum cash payment of about 161 million dollars, before taxes.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday July 30th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-E-Strike-React]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-43 1:34:56]
[GRAPHIC=GM ]


It's back to work for several Southwest Virginians who were affected by the GM strike.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


Yesterday was the first day back for some of the 200 people who were on leave from Wytheville's Kingston-Warren plant.
The plant makes rubber parts for G-M cars and had to shut down for the last two months.
That meant all of the plant's hourly employees were forced to leave.
And some of them had trouble making ends meet.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 08 43 tc]
[IN Q=they get unemployment]

((GARY COLE/PLANT MANAGER: THEY GET UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND THAT DOESN'T GO VERY FAR ... I KNOW EVERYBODY HERE IS GOING TO BE GLAD TO BE BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Cole/Plant Manager;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=GLAD TO BE BACK]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Kingston-Warren expects production to go back to pre-strike levels this week.
Everyone should be back to work by Monday.
The plant's manager said he'd like to avoid a shutdown like this in the future by selling parts to other auto makers.

(------------)



[2-Clinton]


[ANCHOR=Kimbelry]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-B]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton has agreed to break six months of silence and provide videotaped testimony in the Monica Lewinsky investigation.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:01:40]
It will take place August 17th at the White House.
The other key player in the probe, Monica Lewinsky, is preparing for her grand jury appearance.
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;]


Linda tripp is speaking out.. now that she's finished testifying.
Tripp is the one who secretly recorded conversations with Lewinsky.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I ask you]

(( LINDA TRIPP/TESTIFIED TO GRAND JURY I ASK YOU TO IMAGINE HOW YOU WOULD FEEL IF SOMEONE YOU THOUGHT WAS A FRIEND URGED YOU TO COMMIT A FELONY THAT COULD JEOPARDIZE YOUR JOB, POTENTIALLY PUT YOU IN JAIL AND ENDANGER THE WELL BEING OF YOUR CHILDREN.// 2132 THIS CASE HAS NEVER BEEN QUOTE, JUST ABOUT SEX, IT HAS BEEN ABOUT TELLING THE TRUTH." ))
[SUPER=01-Linda Tripp/Testified To Grand Jury;]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=ABOUT TELLING THE TRUTH.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

[4:17;02]
Meanwhile, a source close to the case says prosecutors are likely to run tests on a dress that Lewinsky says is stained from an encounter with Clinton.
The dress could become a key piece of evidence in the investigation of an alleged presidential affair and cover-up.

(----------------)


[2-E-Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-51 47:10]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Ivnestigation]


A man already serving time behind bars has been arrested for the Easter weekend murder of an elderly woman in Henry County.
Sheriff's deputies arrested Elvis Duncan yesterday for the murder of Bessie Amos.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;]


The body of the 63-year old woman was found in her yard-- behind the house where she lived alone for decades.
Henry County's sheriff said Amos had been beaten over the head with a blunt object and robbed of a few hundred dollars.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=none]


Duncan is currently being held in the Martinsville City Jail on breaking and entering charges.


[E-Hollins-Wreck]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET-A]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A motorcylist was killed in a collision with a cement truck in Roanoke County yesterday afternoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


It happened on Hollins Road.
The cement truck driver says his wheels slipped off the pavement and he lost control.
He never saw the motorcycle.
Police say 27-year-old Mark Azar (ay-czar) of Roanoke hit the back of the cement truck as it was sliding down the road.
He died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
(------------)




[E-Abortion-Law]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


Virginia's newest abortion law has survived another battle in court.
A federal appeals court has allowed the July first ban on so-called partial birth abortions to stay in effect.
That's until a judge can hear arguments on its Constitutional merits next month.
A three judge panel of the Fourth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals split its decision 2-to-1 yesterday.

The law goes to trial August 18th.[E-Equal-Parenting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-54]
[GRAPHIC=parenting]

A local group of parents says the court system has failed them... and their children are suffering because of it. Equal Parents, Equal Time of the Roanoke Valley held a candle light vigil last night in hopes of making a change. The Virginia group was one of several across the nation to do so. David Johnson reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Equal Parents]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barry Carter/Equal Parents Equal Time; :10]
[SUPER=01-Steve Copus/Equal Parents Equal Time; :30]
[SUPER=@David1; :45]
[SUPER=01-Al Bedrosian/Parent; :55]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=Djo, News 7.]

(( Equal Parents, Equal Time advocates having divorced couples share their parenting responsibilities equally.
[SOT=20:20:20]
[IN Q=WHEN BOTH PARENTS]

((BARRY CARTER/EQUAL PARENTS EQUAL TIME; WHEN BOTH PARENTS ARE INVOLVED, THERE'S A WHOLE LOT MORE COOPERATION, GIVEN THE CORRECT SUPPORT FROM THE COURTS, FROM MEDIATORS. AND GIVEN THE RIGHT SUPPORT FROM THOSE IN THE FAMILY.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=IN THE FAMILY.]

But according to this group, parents are being short-changed by the courts. That's having a direct impact on parent-children relationships.
[SOT=20:15:50]
[IN Q=MY OBSERVATION]

((STEVE COPUS/EQUAL PARENTS EQUAL TIME; MY OBSERVATION HAS BEEN THAT I KNOW SEVERAL PARENTS, INCLUDING MYSELF WHO REALLY HAVE STOOD UP AND FELT THEIR SOCIETAL RESPONSIBILITY TO THEIR CHILDREN AND HAVE SOUGHT TO FULFILL THAT THROUGH THE COURT SYSTEM BUT HAVE BEEN REJECTED.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=HAVE BEEN REJECTED.]

[STAND-UP/20:39:44] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; ORGANIZERS SAY THE CEREMONY IS PART OF AN EFFORT TO CHANGE LEGISLATION THAT CURRENTLY HOLDS CHILDREN OF DIVORCED PARENTS VICTIM TO THE SYSTEM. SOMETHING ONE PARENT IS DEFINITELY IN FAVOR OF.)) [RUNS10]
[SOT=20:42:12]
[IN Q=NOW YOU HAVE]

((AL BEDROSIAN/PARENT; ALL THE SURVEYS IN THE WORLD SHOW YOU THAT YOU NEED BOTH PARENTS TO GET INVOLVED. THE RESEARCH IS THERE, I MEAN YOU'VE GOT KIDS THAT ARE BEING BROUGHT UP BY ONE PARENT OR THE OTHER. THAT'S NOT GOOD. THEY NEED BOTH.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=need both.]

The child advocate organization says it hopes for better solutions. David Johnson, News 7.))

[prisoner-abuse]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-P]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Arrests have been made in connection with the videotaped attack on prison inmates held in Texas.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brazoria Co., TX/September 1996;]


Yesterday Federal agents apprehended three current and former jailers who've been indicted on charges stemming from the 19-96 incident.
The three are charged with aiding and abetting the assault of an inmate.
He was kicked, shocked with a stun gun and bitten by a police dog during a 30-minute incident that was recorded during the making of a training tape.
The tape was uncovered last summer by a daily newspaper.
(----------------)


[E-Powerball]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-42 1:28:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It looks like there may be just one lucky winner taking home last night's record Powerball jackpot.
Powerball lottery officials say unofficial results show just one winning ticket -- sold in Indiana.
By the time the numbers were picked last night, the jackpot had swollen to 295 million dollars.
The winning numbers are: [take fullscreen]
8, 39, 43, 45, 49 and the powerball was 13.
(ad lib numbers)
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Princeton, WV;]


This is the largest jackpot in U-S history.
Yesterday-- folks from Virginia, North Carolina and other states flocked to West Virginia for a chance at winning the jackpot.
West Virginia is among the states that take part in the multi-state powerball.
The odds of picking the winning numbers this go 'round aren't too good.
They're actually 80- million to one.
William Hall drove to Bluefield hoping to win the jackpot.
(/////SOT/////)

[2:55:56]
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's a ]

((WILLIAM HALL/MARION RESIDENT:IT'S A SHORT DRIVE IF YOU WIN 250- MILLION DOLLARS. WE SEEN A LOT OF CARS FROM NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA HEADED OUT HERE AS WE WAS HEADED UP 77 AND SOMEBODY'S GOT TO HIT IT, MIGHT AS WELL BE THIS WINNING NUMBER RIGHT HERE.))
[SUPER=01-William Hall/Marion Resident; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=right here.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


A single winner could choose a lump-sum cash payment of about 161 million dollars, after taxes -- or more than eleven million a year for the next 25 years.
(----------------)

[Birthdays]
[SS=none]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ]
[Out-Q= Thurs.]
[RUNS=1:05]
[out= back to you.]




[Three-Steve]


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


[Small Studio]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Dr. Daniel Schneck/Violinist;]
[SUPER=13-Judith Schneck/Violinist;]



(I'll call for video)



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[SUPER=04-NRV Friends of The RSO Video;]
[RUNS=1:08]
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[Steve Live]

(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 382-6496/In-School Music Program;]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[2-E-Buena-Vista]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-44 1:12:35]
[GRAPHIC=Construction]


Some Buena Vista residents aren't happy about having foot the bill for the flood protection wall, completed last November.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]


Real estate reassessments are helping to pay for the 39 million dollar project.
The rates recently increased on average 30 point nine percent.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11.22.33 - 11.22.51]
[IN Q=If I could]

((KATHERINE KING: IF I COULD AFFORD TO MOVE I WOULD MOVE AND I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS LIKE THIS. THERE'S SO MANY PEOPLE WHO FEEL LIKE THIS, BECAUSE IT'S RIDICULOUS. YOU KNOW, AND IT KEEPS GOING UP LIKE I SAID IT JUST WENT UP QUITE A BIT AND NOW IT'S GOING UP QUITE A BIT. HOW ARE WE SUPPOSED TO PAY IT WITH OUR UTLIITIES YOU KNOW. HOW ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO PAY ALL OF THIS.))
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The city's manager's own reassessment doubled.
But, he says the rates are not significantly higher.
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[IN Q=We manage our]

((DON COLLINS/BUENA VISTA CITY MANAGER: WE MANAGE OUR BUDGETS VERY WELL IT'S JUST A BAD TIME EVERY FOUR YEARS WHEN YOU HAVE A REASSESSMENT AND FOLKS JUST HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THAT.))
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[VO NAT]
Many residents are appealing their reassessment to the Board of Equalization.
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[Conrail-Split]


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Profits are down for Norfolk southern and C-S-X, and the railroads blame it, in part, on the Conrail split.
Norfolk Southern's earnings declined two percent to 187 million dollars.
Net income for Richmond-based C-S-X fell 33 percent to 151 million dollars in the latest quarter.
Norfolk Southern Chairman David Goode said he believes the company's strategy is sound.
Federal regulators approved the Conrail takeover last week.


[e-Cancer-Screening]


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Whether sunbathing or just going for a stroll, if the sun is making direct contact with your skin, it could be hazardous to your health.
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[VO-NAT]
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That was the message Lewis Gale Medical Center sent out yesterday at a skin cancer screening. Doctors say people should wear protective clothing before stepping outdoors.
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[IN Q=THAT'S WHAT IS]

((DR. DAVID RANDOLPH/LEWIS GALE ONCOLOGY DIRECTOR; THAT'S WHAT IS PREDISPOSING A LOT OF PEOPLE TO SKIN CANCER, SUCH AS MALIGNANT MELANOMAS. AND WE'RE TELLING PEOPLE TO BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT THAT TRANSITION FROM THE SHADE TO THE SUN.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. David Randolph/Lewis Gale Oncology Director;]
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[VO-NAT]

People are also advised to apply sun screen to their nose, hands and especially around the ears. Lewis Gale examined people for free yesterday, testing for possible malignancy and recommending appropriate treatment for such illnesses. It is one of four cancer screenings the hospital offers throughout the year.
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[3-Sports]


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In sports, some Nascar superstars head to the beach to take on a smaller track.
Steve Mason has details.
Good Morning Steve.
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[OUT Q=day everybody.]



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[Local-Recap]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


Several Southwest Virginia workers are headed back to work following the end of the General Motors strike.
Some of the 200 employees on leave from Wytheville's Kingston-Warren plant had their first day back yesterday.
Plant officials expect ALL workers back on the job by Monday.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Henry COunty authorities have arrested a man for the Easter weekend murder of an elderly woman.
Elvis Duncan was already serving time in Martinsville for breaking and entering.
He is now charged with killing 63-year-old Bessie Amos, who was beaten to death and robbed.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Roanoke man died yesterday after his motorcycle slammed into a cement truck on Hollins Road.
27-year-old Mark Azar (ay-czar) collided with the truck after the truck's driver lost control and began sliding down the road.
The truck's driver says he never saw (ay-czar).
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(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)
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