[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Move over Roger Maris.
Mark McGwire surpasses the single-season homerun record of the late baseball-great.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Liberty High School students are left to deal with the murder of a popular classmate.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


It's a couple of weeks early, but Fall- like weather will continue again today.
Our quiet, comfortable forecast, plus a look at the latest tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico, coming up.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[HOMER-RECORD]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-m]
[GRAPHIC=Chasing Maris]


St. Louis Cardinal Mark McCgwire entered the history books last night with a mighty swing and home run number 62.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/Fox Sports;]


McGwire broke Roger Maris's single season homer record, which stood for 37 years.
The line-drive touched off a wild celebration at busch stadium.
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[anchor=Melanie]
[ss=none]


More highlights just ahead in sports.


[E-Bedford-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-50]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


A 16-year-old is in custody this morning, charged with the murder of a high school classmate in Bedford County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


Both students attended Liberty High school.
The victim is 17-year old (Ja-MEL) Jamelle Poindexter-- a popular student and football player.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Friday;]


Poindexter actually played in Friday night's game against Martinsville.
Yesterday morning-- his body was found in a remote area of Montvale.
Authorities also believe the suspect stole Poindexter's car and later sold it.
Sheriff's investigators say statements from the 16-year old suspect led them to the body.
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[IN Q=There weren't]

((SCOTT ABELL/HEAD FOOTBALL COACH:THERE WEREN'T A WHOLE LOT OF QUESTIONS, JUST SILENCE, A LOT OF TEARS FROM THE COACHES AND PLAYERS. THOMAS JOHNSON/FOOTBALL PLAYER:IT'S KIND OF HARD TO BELIEVE RIGHT NOW, HE WAS THE TYPE OF PLAYER THAT A LOT OF YOUNGER KIDS, EVEN OLDER KIDS LOOKED UP TO BECAUSE OF HIS MENTAL STRENGTH AND JUST HIS HEART. ))
[SUPER=01-Scott Abell/Head Football Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Johnson/Football Player; :10]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=his heart.]
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[VO-NAT]


Sheriff's investigators are NOT commenting on a motive.
They say the two were acquaintances and that they began questioning the 16-year old because he was one of the last people to be seen with Poindexter.
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[E-Car-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-54]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The Covington man charged with plotting a 22-year-old murder in West Virginia will not be extradited... yet.
Defense attorneys succesfully delayed the extradition for Carroll Eugene Humphries yesterday... and argued that investigators have the wrong man.
Eric Earnhart reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Humphries told us]
[SUPER=03-Covington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Burnette/Greenbrier Co. Prosecutor; :13]
[SUPER=01-Bill Parks/Defense Attorney; :38]
[SUPER=@Eric1; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]

(( Humphries told us he didn't have anything to say as he walked to court, but his lawyers said plenty, arguing that West Virginia authorities have to prove he's committed a crime before they can take him away to stand trial.... It didn't work.

[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((MARK BURNETTE/GREENBRIER CO. PROSECUTOR; ALL WE HAD TO DO IS PROVE THAT HE'S THE MAN WE WANT, AND WE DID THAT.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=]


Humphries did buy some time, asking for a warrant from West Virginia's Governor. The judge grantred that request and gave prosecutors 30 days to come up with one, but denied bond, keeping Humphries in jail.
Humphries' lawyer says it's all a big mistake, and accused prosecutors of misinterpreting 20 year old court records.


[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((BILL PARKS/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; IT SEEMS VERY PECULIAR TO ME THAT A MAN WHO WAS THE VICTIM OF A CRIME THAT'S BEEH TOROUHTOUT INVESTIGATED IS NOW BEING ACCUSED BY A PROSECUTOR WHO WAS 11 YEARS OLD WHEN THE CRIME OCCURRED.)) [RUNS18]
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The man who built the case against Humphries and the other 3 defendents, West Virginia State Police Sargeant Mike Spradlin, isn't talking.

[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((ERIC-WHAT MADE YOU TAKE ON A 22 YEAR OLD CASE? MIKE SPRADLIN/WV STATE POLICE; NO COMMENT, THANKYOU.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=]



[STANDUP]
PROSECUTORS ACKNOWLEGE IT MAY TAKE A FEW MORE WEEKS TO COMPLETE THE EXTRADITION PROCESS, BUT SAY THEY'RE CONFIDENT THEY WILL EVENTUALLY TAKE HUMPHRIES TO WEST VIRGINIA AND PUT HIM ON TRIAL. IN COVINGTON, ERIC EARNHART, NEWS 7.))


[Chisom-Release]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-U ;from 598-31 TC 58:34]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Time served is the only sentence for one of the men who threw a Molotov cocktail at a Roanoke Convenience store 3 years ago.
Richard Chisom Jr. served 18 months behind bars before he was released at his sentencing yesterday.
Chisom received the early release because he offered
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

key testimony that helped convict members of the Abed family.
Two brothers and a cousin in the family were convicted
[super=04-January 13, 1995]

of burning down the Corner Store in 1995.
Prosecutors said the family resorted to arson and crime to intimidate business competitors.
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[S-County-Death]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[tape=none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Strangulation caused the death of Roanoke man found in his RV over the weekend.
Police say a shirt was wrapped around the neck of 49-year-old Charles Mandakis, Senior.
His body was discovered in his vehicle on Route 220 in Roanoke County, near the Franklin County line.
The case is under investigation; detectives can't say for sure yet that Mandakis was murdered.

[depot-vote]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-T ;from 98-49]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke COunty]


Despite some opposition from Roanoke County residents, the Board of Supervisors has approved plans for a Home Depot store near Cave Spring CornerS.
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[VO-NAT]


In August, the supervisors actually refused to rezone the property.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :05]


But with a last minute addition to this week's agenda, and the word that Bob Johnson had resolved a conflict of interest, the supervisors reconsidered the vote, and rezoned the parcel.
Supervisors Fuzzy Minnix and Joe McNamara, and some residents and business owners objected to the vote.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It might be]

((DOUG BASHAM/BRAMBLETON HARDWARE: IT MIGHT BE LEGAL. IT MIGHT BE PROVEN TO BE LEGAL, BUT IT SURE ISN'T AN ETHICAL WAY TO RUN ROANOKE COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND I'M JUST REALLY APPALLED THAT OUR BOARD WOULD ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN. ))
[SUPER=01-Doug Basham/Brambleton Hardware; ]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=would allow this to happen.]
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[VO-NAT]


But Johnson say the board followed parliamentary procedure and made the appropriate decision.
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[Swiss-air]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-S]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash INvestigation]


A U-S Navy salvage ship is due in the waters off Nova Scotia today, to help search for the wreckage of Swissair Flight 1-11.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Off Nova Scotia, Canada;]

[4:12:42]
Divers at the crash scene have yet to retrieve the plane's cockpit voice recorder, although a signal from the device has been detected.
Meantime, investigators have found signs of heat damage.
That could help explain why smoke was in the cockpit moments before the jet crashed.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, 19-98's King of Swing takes a giant leap into baseball history.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy folks]
[RUNS=2:18]
[OUT Q=this morning.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Cina Wong/Handwriting Expert;]
[SUPER=13-David Liebman/Handwriting Expert;]



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[ESS#8703]




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[STOCKS] [COMM]

[S-I-73]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-56 35:07]
[GRAPHIC=Interstate 73]


Roanoke County residents are the latest to turn out in opposition of the proposed route for Interstate 73.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Residents showed up at yesterday's Board of Supervisors meeting to challenge the so-called western route, one of three corridors the Virginia Department of Transportation is studying.
Residents asked the supervisors to support upgrading the current I-581, US 220 corridor.
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[SOT UB ]
[IN Q=The noise, the pollution]

((THE NOISE, THE POLLUTION, THE CORRUPTED VIEW. I JUST THINK THE WESTERN ROUTE IS A REALLY BAD IDEA GENTLEMEN.)) ((THE POINT I WANT TO MAKE TODAY IS JUST BECAUSE THERE ARE PORTIONS OF 220 THAT AREN'T FEASIBLE FOR AN INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, DOESN'T MEAN WE HAVE TO THROW OUT THE ENTIRE CORRIDOR.))
[SUPER=01-Frankie M. Robbins/Roanoke Co. Resident;]
[SUPER=01-Mark Peterson/Roanoke City Resident;]
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[OUT Q=the western route is a really bad idea gentlemen.]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Regional Chamber of Commerce and local lawmakers have scheduled meetings on I-73 in the next few weeks.
And the Department of Transportation is expected to make its recommendations sometime next spring.

[Health-Check]


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


In today's health check, new hope of relief for patients with an incurable sexually transmitted disease.
Mika Brzezinski reports in today's Health Check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=MIKA

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
RESEARCHERS ADD ANOTHER DRUG TO THE LIST OF EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR SUPPRESSING RECURRENT HERPES.
VT=VO

((vo))
ACCORDING TO A STUDY IN TODAY'S JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION...
TESTS SHOW THAT THE DRUG, FAMCICLOVIR, CAN PREVENT REPEAT OUTBREAKS OF HERPES--AN INCURABLE SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE THAT PRODUCES PAINFUL SORES.
FAMCICLOVIR WAS APPROVED BY THE F-D-A LAST FALL.// VT=VO

((vo))
SKIN CANCER MAY BE AN INDICATION OF OTHER CANCERS TO COME--
RESEARCHERS AT EMORY UNIVERSITY IN ATLANTA AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.. SAY PEOPLE WITH THE MOST COMMON KINDS OF SKIN CANCER HAVE A SLIGHTLY HIGHER RISK FROM OTHER CANCERS.
THE SCIENTISTS AREN'T SURE WHY--BUT THEY THINK THE LINK MAY HAVE TO DO WITH DIET, RADIATION EXPOSURE, OR GENETICS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
FEEDING BREAST MILK TO LOW BIRTH WEIGHT BABIES MAY INCREASE THEIR CHANCES OF SURVIVAL.
A STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL, PEDIATRICS, FOUND THAT BREAST MILK CUT THE RATE OF INFECTION AMONG LOW-WEIGHT INFANTS BY NEARLY 50-PERCENT.
PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE SHOWN SIMILAR BENEFITS FOR BREAST FEEDING FULL-TERM BABIES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND AS CHILDREN BEGIN A NEW SCHOOL YEAR, PARENTS SHOULD MAKE SURE THEIR KIDS ARE GETTING THE PROPER SLEEP THEY NEED.
A TULANE UNIVERSITY STUDY LOOKED AT NEARLY 3-HUNDRED FIRST-GRADERS WHO WERE DOING POORLY IN SCHOOL.
IT FOUND THAT 18-PERCENT OF THEM SHOWED SIGNS OF SLEEP APNEA.
THE DISORDER CAUSES BREATHING TO STOP BRIEFLY DURING SLEEP, AND DISRUPTS THE OVERALL SLEEP PATTERN.
DOCTORS SAY THE CONDITION CAN BE CORRECTED WITH SURGERY.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK. ))

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[Two-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-David Liebman/Handwriting Expert;]



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[ESS#8700]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


A single swing -- and the familiar sound of lumber hitting leather has changed it all.
Last night in St. Louis Mark McGwire hit homerun number 62, surpassing the 37 year old record set by yankee great Roger Maris.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The Roanoke County Board of supervisors resurrects a controversial rezoning issue.
Despite opposition from residents the board has approved a plan for a Home Depot at Cave Spring Corners.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]

And will the stock market have another big day?
The Dow industrials gained about 380 points yesterday -- the biggest single-day point gain in history.
Analysts credit comments by Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, who hinted of a possible interest rate cut.
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[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, September 9th .
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-HOMER-Record]


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


It's a new chapter in baseball history.
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[SOT]

[4:00;45 and 4;05:07]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis/Fox Sports; ]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=(hit and applause)]
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[VO-NAT]


St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire holds the new season record for home runs.
He slammed his 62nd homer of the season last night, breaking Roger Maris' 19-61 record.
But the home run derby between McGwire and Chicago Cub Sammy Sosa continues with some 18 games left on the schedule.
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[E-React-McGwire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-46 TC]
[GRAPHIC=Chasing Maris]

America's past-time is getting a boost from McGwire's record-setting ways... even in Roanoke. David Johnson has details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :01]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis/Fox Sports; :12]
[SUPER=07-Chuck Sizemore; ;22 ]
[SUPER=07-Stephen Lady; ;30]
[SUPER=07-Aaron Lester; ;36]
[SUPER=07-Michelle Tyler; ;50]
[SUPER=@David1; :57]
[RUNS=1:06]

((People were otherwise occupied with conversation and eating, until McGwire came up to bat.) And when the new "Sultan of Swat" made history, Roanoke baseball fans joined in the celebration. [nat-sound] [STAND-UP] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THAT WAS THE CONSENSUS, THAT MOST PEOPLE GOT WHAT THEY CAME FOR. NOT THE FOOD AND DRINKS, BUT TO SEE MCGWIRE HIT HOME RUN NUMBER 62. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS7.)))

[2-E-Bedford-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-50]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


A popular Bedford County High school student is dead; his 16-year-old classmate is behind bars, charged with capital murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


Both students attended Liberty High school.
The victim is 17-year old (Ja-MEL) Jamelle Poindexter-- a popular student and football player.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Friday;]


Poindexter actually played in Friday night's game against Martinsville.
Yesterday morning-- his body was found in a remote area of Montvale.
Authorities also believe the suspect stole Poindexter's car and later sold it.
Sheriff's investigators say statements from the 16-year old suspect led them to the body.
(/////SOT/////)
[IN Q=There weren't]

((SCOTT ABELL/HEAD FOOTBALL COACH:THERE WEREN'T A WHOLE LOT OF QUESTIONS, JUST SILENCE, A LOT OF TEARS FROM THE COACHES AND PLAYERS. THOMAS JOHNSON/FOOTBALL PLAYER:IT'S KIND OF HARD TO BELIEVE RIGHT NOW, HE WAS THE TYPE OF PLAYER THAT A LOT OF YOUNGER KIDS, EVEN OLDER KIDS LOOKED UP TO BECAUSE OF HIS MENTAL STRENGTH AND JUST HIS HEART. ))
[SUPER=01-Scott Abell/Head Football Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Johnson/Football Player; :10]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=his heart.]
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[VO-NAT]


Sheriff's investigators are NOT commenting on a motive.
They say the two were acquaintances and that they began questioning the 16-year old because he was one of the last people to be seen with Poindexter.
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[E-Home-Depot]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-49]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co.]


Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors has revived the possibility of a Home Depot at Cave Spring Corners.
And residents who thought they had the measure defeated are NOT happy with last night's vote.
Joe Dashiell reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Back in August]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :06]
[SUPER=@Minnix; :16]
[SUPER=01-Doug Basham/Brambleton Hardware; :32]
[SUPER=@Johnson; :49]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County]


((In August, the supervisors refused to rezone the property. Residents thought the issue was dead.
But with a last minute addition to this week's agenda, and the word that Bob Johnson had resolved a conflict of interest, the supervisors reconsidered the vote, and rezoned the parcel.
[SOT UB]
[IN Q=If this is good land use]

((IF THIS IS GOOD LAND USE, THEN I'M THE KING OF ENGLAND, BUT I CAN COUNT TO THREE.)) [RUNS 05]
[OUT Q=the king of England.]


The vote brought objections from Supervisors Fuzzy Minnix and Joe McNamara, and from residents and business owners who fought the proposal when it first appeared.
[SOT UB]
[IN Q=It might be legal]

((DOUG BASHAM/BRAMBLETON HARDWARE: IT MIGHT BE LEGAL. IT MIGHT BE PROVEN TO BE LEGAL, BUT IT SURE ISN'T AN ETHICAL WAY TO RUN ROANOKE COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND I'M JUST REALLY APPALLED THAT OUR BOARD WOULD ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN.)) [RUNS 09]
[OUT Q=allow this to happen.]


But Johnson says the board followed proper parliamentary procedure, and made an appropriate decision... one he says all of the supervisors once supported.
[SOT]
[IN Q=Until you have a meeting]

((UNTIL YOU HAVE A COMMUNITY MEETING AND YOU START GETTING A LITTLE PRESSURE, EVERYTHING IS COPACETIC. AND WHEN THE PRESSURE COMES, NOT ONLY IS IT DESERT THE SHIP, IT'S FLUSH YOUR STAFF DOWN THE TOILET AND I DON'T APPRECIATE THAT I REALLY DON'T.)) [RUNS 12]
[OUT Q=I really don't.]


In the hours after the vote opponents were considering their options, but it appears the supervisors have cleared the way for the controversial project.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))

[WALL-STREET]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-P]
[GRAPHIC=Stocks]


Encouraged by Wall Street's surge, Asia's top three stock markets opened higher today, but it didn't last.
The markets closed down in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[4:24:31]
Yesterday's 380-point gain by the Dow Jones Industrial Average was the biggest single-day point gain in history.
The turn-around is being traced back to Friday comments from Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, hinting at a possible interest rate cut.
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[Clinton-democrats]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-O]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton will seek support from his own party today before he leaves for a day trip to Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[4:08:09 and 4:18:54]
Mr. Clinton has invited Democratic leaders to the White House, including House Minority Leader Dick Gephart.
The meeting comes as the House prepares to receive the independent counsel's report on the President.
Kenneth Starr has turned down President Clinton's request for an advance look at his report... which will cover the probe ranging from Whitewater to Monica Lewinsky.
The report could arrive on Capitol Hill as early as this week.
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[E-Goldman]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-58]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Mr. Clinton won't be turning to one Virginia democrat for support.
Former chairman of the Commonwealth's Democratic Party
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.]

Paul Goldman is proposing a resolution to condemn what he calls the President's "misconduct and immoral behavior" and "lying to the people" in the Lewinsky matter.
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[SOT 01;49:19]
[IN Q=The Democrats]

((PAUL GOLDMAN/FORMER VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIR: THE DEMOCRATS DON'T SPEAK TO THESE ISSUES. AND WE NEED TO SPEAK TO THEM. AND I'VE BEEN SPEAKING TO THEM FOR A LONG TIME. WE NEED TO STAND UP AND THESE ARE THE ISSUES THAT ARE THERE. IT WAS PRESIDENT CLINTON WHO PUT HIMSELF IN THIS POSITION. AND THEREFORE HE HAS TO UNDERSTAND THAT PEOPLE WHO THINK IT'S WRONG WILL SAY IT'S WRONG. HE'S FINALLY HIMSELF CONCEDED THAT IT WAS WRONG AND THAT IT WAS IMMORAL. WELL THE DEMOCRATS OF VIRGINIA NEED TO SAY THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Goldman/Former Democratic Party Chair;]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=say that.]
[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Northern Virginia Democratic Congressman Jim Moran (muh-RAN)-- normally a strong supporter of Clinton-- says impeachment proceedings are now "inevitable" in Congress. [Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
[in-Q=Wed.]
[RUNS=1:07]
[out= back to you.]




[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=13-Cina Wong/Handwriting Expert;]



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[ESS#8701]
[ESS#8702]



(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-757-622-9606/David Liebman & Assoc.;]



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[SS=None]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[E-Hollins-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-59]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Fire has damaged a Roanoke County office building.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


The corporate offices were still under construction when they caught on fire yesterday afternoon.
Most of the damage was done by the time firefighters could respond.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When we arrived]

((DAVID FIRESTONE/TROUTVILLE FIRE CHIEF; ))
[SUPER=01-David Firestone/Troutville Fire Chief;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=the biggest damage.]
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[VO-NAT]


Owners say the building was two weeks shy of completion.
No one was injured.
Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the blaze.
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[E-Roundhill-Grant]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-60]
[GRAPHIC=Education]

The largest magnet school program in Virginia is in Roanoke and now comes news that it will continue to grow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The school district has received a federal grant for almost two point four million dollars.
The award goes to Roundhill Primary school and allows the city to continue a magnet program rich with tradition.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This particular grant]
[SUPER=01-Sandra Bryan-Burkes/Magnet School Director;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=in the process]
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[VO-NAT]


The Montessori program allows children to learn at their own pace. It also uses mixed-age groupings so children can learn from one another.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=we have researched]

(( ))
[SUPER=01-Sandra Clemmer/Roundhill Principal;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=learning styles.]
[ANCHOR=]
[SS=none]


Since 1987, Roanoke has recieved more than 22-million dollars for magnet schools.
Officials say the money pays for programs and materials the system could not otherwise afford.

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In sports, Mark McGwire's shortest homerun of the season makes the most noise.
Mike Stevens has more.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A Bedford County 16-year-old is charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of a Liberty High School classmate.
The body of 17-year-old (Ja-MEL) Jamelle Poindexter was discovered yesterday morning in a remote area of Montvale.
Investigators believe the suspect stole Poindexter's car and sold it.
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The Covington man facing conspiracy-to-commit murder charges in connection with a 22-year-old West Virginia bombing has successfully avoided extradition for now.
Yesterday a judge granted Carroll Eugene Humphries' request for a warrant from West Virginia's governor.
But the judge denied Humphries request for bond.
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Despite the opposition of several Roanoke County residents, the Board of Supervisors approved plans last night for a Home Depot store near Cave Spring Corners.
In August, the supervisors actually refused to rezone the property.
But Bob Johnson had resolved a conflict of interest.
The supervisors reconsidered the vote, and rezoned the parcel.
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