[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


One of America's most well-known segregationists from the civil rights era is dead.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the debate over Ken Starr's report continui
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Records have been breaking, thanks to an unseasonably warm and dry air mass over the region.
Today's hot forecast-- plus the hope for some showers later this week, coming up. [2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[E-Roanoke-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-56]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting, Generic]

An early morning shooting yesterday has left one Roanoke man dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


It happened along the 400 block of Gilmer Avenue around 3-30 a-m.
When police arrived they found 20-year old David Wallace lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Wallace died at the scene.
Witnesses told investigators Wallace got out of his car, was confronted by someone, and shot.
The suspect got away before police arrived.
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[take pinnacle board]
Anyone with information about the shooting can call the Roanoke detective bureau at 853-2571.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-69 00:14]
[GRAPHIC=Tommy Strickler]


Tommy David Strickler is scheduled to be put to death later this week.
And, Ester Whitlock plans to be a witness.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/October 1997;]


Strickler was sentenced to die for the murder of Esther Whitlock's teenage daughter Leann.
Whitlock says her presence will show she appreciates the people who worked to bring Strickler to justice.
[SUPER=03-Augusta Co./File Tape]


Leann Whitlock was a student at James Madison University when she was abducted in January, 19-90 and bludgeoned to death.
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[wallace]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


He's being remembered as one of the most colorful politicians of our time and a symbol of states' rights.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:08:35]
Former Alabama Governor and four time Presidential candidate George Wallace died yesterday after suffering a heart attack.
During his third run for the White house in May of 19-72, a would be assasin left Wallace paralazed from the Waist down.
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[SOT]

[4:09:42]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-May 1972;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=(nats of shooting) ]
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[VO-NAT]


Wallace WAS probably best known for his ``segregation forever'' statement in the 1960s.
He gradually recanted his views, and won a fourth term in 1982 with more than a third of Alabama's black vote.
George Wallace was 79.
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[starr-report]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Starr Report]


It looks like the Ken Starr report won't be the extent of president Clinton's problems.
Congressional sources say it is likley the House will vote for an impeachment inquiry over the next few weeks.
What's more, those sources say any such inquiry might not be limited to Mr. Clinton's relationship with Monica Lewinsky but could also include whitewater and campaign fund-raising.
Maureen Maher reports.
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[SOT]

[4:53:00]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; :25]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Henry Hyde/House Judiciary Chairman; :45]
[SUPER=01-Charles Ruff/President Clinton's Attorney; :55]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Robert Kerrey/(D) Nebraska; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Orrin Hatch/Judiciary Committee Chairman; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.]

((
MANY AMERICANS SPENT THE WEEKEND BURIED IN A LURID TALE OF SEX AND INTRIGUE-- ONLY THIS WAS NO TAWDRY PAPERBACK NOVEL...
BUT RATHER, A LONG LIST OF ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES... AND A FORMER WHITE HOUSE INTERN.
LAWMAKERS ON CAPITOL HILL ARE AMONG THOSE TRYING TO DIGEST THE 445-PAGE REPORT BY INDEPENDENT COUNSEL KENNETH STARR... WHICH ACCUSES MR. CLINTON OF LYING UNDER OATH AND OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE.
CONGRESSIONAL OFFICIALS SAY IT'S INCREASINGLY LIKELY THAT THE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS--
HEARINGS THAT COULD BE EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE PRESIDENT'S INVOLVEMENT IN WHITEWATER.. AND QUESTIONABLE CAMPAIGN FUND-RAISING:

((SOT))

REP. HENRY HYDE/HOUSE JUDICIARY CHAIRMAN (R)-ILLINOIS "Do you think there's enough evidence to have hearings? I must say that I do, but I want to hear from everyone on the Committee."
((TRACK 2))

MR. CLINTON'S LAWYERS MAINTAIN THE PRESIDENT HAS DONE NOTHING WORTHY OF IMPEACHMENT:

((SOT))

CHARLES RUFF/PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEY "I believe there is no basis for launching what is the most serious Constitutional process that our system envisions, and I'm going to make the legitimate lawyers arguments that get me to that end."
((TRACK 3))

THERE IS TALK OF POSSIBLY IMPOSING A LESS SEVERE PUNISHMENT..
BUT CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS SAY IN ORDER FOR THIS PRESIDENCY TO SURVIVE, MR. CLINTON MUST STOP THE LEGAL HAIRSPLITTING:
((TRACK 4))

((SOT))

SEN. ROBERT KERREY/(D)-NEBRASKA "If you come and say to the American people that I'm legally correct I didn't have sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky, you're going to lose, you're going to lose."

((SOT))

SEN. ORRIN HATCH/JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (R)-UTAH
"He ought to admit that and just say look I'm changing my life... I'm going to do the best I can, I'm going to be the best president I can possibly be..if you give me the chance to serve. Will you please forgive me."
((POSSIBLE STANDUP)) "After spending Sunday out of the public spotlight, President Clinton will give a speech today in New York on the global economy, attend a Democratic fundraiser, and go see the broadway show, The Lion King. But still there's no escaping the White House scandal that's sure to follow him wherever he goes."))

[Falwell-React]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell]


Lynchburg pastor Jerry Falwell says President Clinton should resign.
He told his congregation yesterday that he's disappointed so few clergymen have condemned the political scandel now surrouding the President.
Falwell said Americans were getting the kind of leadership they deserve when they support President Clinton just because the economy is good.
But he also said immorality in the government isn't limited to the White House and Congress should be cleaned up as well.

[school-closing]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=vga]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The heat is forcing some schools to close early today..
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[take pinnacle board #100]


Schools in Pittsylvania County and Patrick County will close at one o'clock.
[take pinnacle board #101]


And, in Martinsville...
Patrick Henry Elementary will close at 12:30..
[take pinnacle board #102]


and, Albert Harris Elementary will close at 1 p-m.
[Take Pinnacle Board #103]


And Danville Public Schools will operate on a Half-Day schedule today.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Sammy Sosa passes Roger Maris and takes his place beside Mark McGwire.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=later on mornin]



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


[Borodino-Battle]


[ANCHOR=2-shot]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net- ;]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[anchor=Melanie]


More than 180 years ago, the battle of Borodino marked the beginning of the end of Napolean's invasion of Russia.


Each September, Russians celebrate with a reenactment.
[anchor=Kimberly]


This year the "battle" proved to be a welcome diversion from Russia's current economic and political crises.
Bill Gasperini reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Except for]
[super=03-Borodino, Russia; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Gasperini/Reporting; :48 (NO STANDUP)]
[RUNS=2:25]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Borodino]
[anchor=Melanie]
[ss=none]
(ad lib toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[E-DCC]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-49; 1:58:47]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Danville marked the opening of a new edcuational center yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


The Neighborhood Educational Opportunity Center will offer classes, counseling and other support services to local residents.
Yesterday, visitors got a chance to tour the facility.
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[SOT 15.23.57 - 15.24.10]
[IN Q=This is a walk]

((JOYCE GLASE: THIS IS A WALK IN SCHOOL THAT THEY CAN REGISTER, RECEIVE CAREER COUNSELING AND STUDIES, COMPUTER TRAINING RIGHT HERE WHICH WILL HELP THEIR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AS WELL AS THEIR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR THIS ENTIRE COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=07-Joyce Glase;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=this entire community.]
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[VO-NAT]


The center is a cooperative project involving area churches, the Camp Grove Neighborhood Association, and Danville Community College.
The project is part of DCC's effort to bring college services closer to local residents.
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[Nature-Park]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=98-54]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The town of Blacksburg is putting the finishing touches on a deal that would create the town's largest park.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Town council is preparing to purchase a 170- acre farm on Glade Road in Blacksburg.
The purchase price: over a million dollars.
Town officials want to create a park that would focus on the land's country style setting.
But they say it's too early to say exactly how they plan to develop it.
Mayor Roger Hedgepeth says "parkland" is one way to describe it.
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[6:02:09]
[SOT]
[IN Q=It means]

((ROGER HEDGEPETH/BLACKSBURG MAYOR:IT MEANS, LAND IN A NATURAL SETTING WITH OPEN SPACE, TREES AND THESE THINGS, IT WOULD BE A DEFINITE, POSITIVE, AMENITY FOR THE COMMUNITY NOT ONLY FOR VIEWING BUT ALSO FOR USE. ))
[SUPER=01-Roger Hedgepeth/Blacksburg Mayor; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=for use.]
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[VO-NAT]


The park isn't expected to be fully operational for several years.
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[2-school-closing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=vga]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A couple of schools will send kids home early today because of the heat.
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[take pinnacle board #100]


Schools in Pittsylvania County and Patrick County will close at one o'clock.
[take pinnacle board #101]


And, in Martinsville...
Patrick Henry Elementary will close at 12:30..
[take pinnacle board #102]


and, Albert Harris Elementary will close at 1 p-m.
[Take Pinnacle Board #103]


And Danville Public Schools will operate on a Half-Day schedule today.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new needle could ease the pain of getting a shot.
Rick Jackson has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( GOOD MORNING.
A CERTAIN NASAL SPRAY COULD HELP PREVENT SPINAL FRACTURES IN OLDER WOMEN WITH OSTEOPOROSIS.
VT=VO

((vo))
SPINAL FRACTURES ARE THE MOST COMMON TYPE OF INJURY AMONG POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN WHO SUFFER FROM THE DEBILITATING BONE DISEASE.
BUT A NEW STUDY SAYS CALCITONIN-SALMON NASAL SPRAY CAN REDUCE THOSE INJURIES BY 36-PERCENT.
THE MEDICATION HAS BEEN AVAILABLE IN THE U-S SINCE 1995...
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDE NASAL IRRITATION, JOINT PAIN, AND HEADACHES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
ARE YOU STUCK WITH A FEAR OF NEEDLES?
WELL, TWO PROFESSORS AT GEORGIA TECH ARE TRYING TO EASE YOUR PAIN BY DEVELOPING A SO-CALLED MICRO-NEEDLE.. THAT WOULD DELIVER DRUGS TO THE BODY PAIN-FREE!
BASICALLY, THAT LONG, SCARY NEEDLE WOULD BE REPLACED WITH A PATCH CONTAINING HUNDREDS OF TINY, PAINLESS NEEDLES.
BUT RESEARCHERS SAY THE USER-FRIENDLY NEEDLES WOULD NOT COMPLETELY ERASE THE NEED FOR MORE TRADITIONAL ONES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND WORKOUTS ARE GETTING A BOOST FROM A NEW EXERCISE TREND.
IT'S CALLED BALANCE TRAINING... AND ALL IT REQUIRES IS AN OBJECT TO STAND ON.
THE EXERCISES MAY REQUIRE SIMPLE BALANCING.. OR MORE COMPLEX TASKS LIKE WALKING ACROSS A BEAM WITH ONE'S EYES CLOSED.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINERS SAY THE TECHNIQUE DEVELOPS CONTROL, AND ENHANCES PERFORMANCE.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Simon-Birch]


[ANCHOR=2-shot]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[anchor=Melanie]


Another best-selling novel has been adapted to the big screen.
[anchor=Kimberly]


Over the weekend movie-goers got their first look at "Simon Birch".
Sara Voorhees takes a look at the movie with a big heart.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When John Irving's]
[super=01-Sara Voorhees/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=04-"Simon Birch"; :15]
[SUPER=04-Disney Pictures; :19]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT-Q=Sara Voorhees, reporting.]

[2-shot]
(Kimberly and Melanie ad lib)
(Kimberly transitions into 3-WX)


[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]

Former Alabama Governor George Wallace has died in a hospital in Montgomery. He was 79. Wallace was once an avowed segregationist but later renounced that view. He was left paralyzed by a would-be assassin's bullet in 1972.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]

President Clinton goes to New York Monday to speak before the Council of Foreign Relations.
Mr. Clinton kept a low profile Sunday, skipping church services as his lawyers continued to defend him on the talk show circuit. Some lawmakers say impeachment hearings against President Clinton seem inevitable.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


Paula Johnson, the mother in the switch baby case is threatening to leave town if the biological relatives of her daughter Callie seek custody.
Johnson made that statement while being interviewed for a T-V talk show.
For now both the Chittums and the Rogers continue to say they're committed to keeping the girls where they are.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this .
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-starr-report]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Starr Report]


After a day of virtual seclusion at the White House, President Clinton heads to New York today.
He'll deliver a speech on the global economy to the Council on Foreign Relations and attend a Democratic fundraiser.

Meantime, some lawmakers say impeachment hearings against the President seem inevitable.
And congressional officials say
An impeachment inquiry could be approved before the November elections. Maureen Maher reports.
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[SOT]

[4:53:00]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; :25]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Henry Hyde/House Judiciary Chairman; :45]
[SUPER=01-Charles Ruff/President Clinton's Attorney; :55]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Robert Kerrey/(D) Nebraska; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Orrin Hatch/Judiciary Committee Chairman; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.]

((
MANY AMERICANS SPENT THE WEEKEND BURIED IN A LURID TALE OF SEX AND INTRIGUE-- ONLY THIS WAS NO TAWDRY PAPERBACK NOVEL...
BUT RATHER, A LONG LIST OF ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES... AND A FORMER WHITE HOUSE INTERN.
LAWMAKERS ON CAPITOL HILL ARE AMONG THOSE TRYING TO DIGEST THE 445-PAGE REPORT BY INDEPENDENT COUNSEL KENNETH STARR... WHICH ACCUSES MR. CLINTON OF LYING UNDER OATH AND OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE.
CONGRESSIONAL OFFICIALS SAY IT'S INCREASINGLY LIKELY THAT THE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS--
HEARINGS THAT COULD BE EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE PRESIDENT'S INVOLVEMENT IN WHITEWATER.. AND QUESTIONABLE CAMPAIGN FUND-RAISING:

((SOT))

REP. HENRY HYDE/HOUSE JUDICIARY CHAIRMAN (R)-ILLINOIS "Do you think there's enough evidence to have hearings? I must say that I do, but I want to hear from everyone on the Committee."
((TRACK 2))

MR. CLINTON'S LAWYERS MAINTAIN THE PRESIDENT HAS DONE NOTHING WORTHY OF IMPEACHMENT:

((SOT))

CHARLES RUFF/PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEY "I believe there is no basis for launching what is the most serious Constitutional process that our system envisions, and I'm going to make the legitimate lawyers arguments that get me to that end."
((TRACK 3))

THERE IS TALK OF POSSIBLY IMPOSING A LESS SEVERE PUNISHMENT..
BUT CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS SAY IN ORDER FOR THIS PRESIDENCY TO SURVIVE, MR. CLINTON MUST STOP THE LEGAL HAIRSPLITTING:
((TRACK 4))

((SOT))

SEN. ROBERT KERREY/(D)-NEBRASKA "If you come and say to the American people that I'm legally correct I didn't have sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky, you're going to lose, you're going to lose."

((SOT))

SEN. ORRIN HATCH/JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (R)-UTAH
"He ought to admit that and just say look I'm changing my life... I'm going to do the best I can, I'm going to be the best president I can possibly be..if you give me the chance to serve. Will you please forgive me."
((POSSIBLE STANDUP)) "After spending Sunday out of the public spotlight, President Clinton will give a speech today in New York on the global economy, attend a Democratic fundraiser, and go see the broadway show, The Lion King. But still there's no escaping the White House scandal that's sure to follow him wherever he goes."))

[E-Garrison-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-58]
[GRAPHIC=Starr Report]

A Roanoke attorney says due to President Clinton's investigation and Kenneth Starr's report, history may repeat itself. Sam Garrison, the former chief republican lawyer for the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment hearing during Watergate, says Clinton may face the same fate as Richard Nixon. David Johnson reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Sam Garrison is]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :06]
[SUPER=07-Sam Garrison; :14]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :32]
[SUPER=20-David/Johnson; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=DJO, News 7.]

(( Sam Garrison says the difference between WaterGate and President Clinton's case is that Nixon covered up his SUBORDINATES' conduct. Clinton tried covering up his OWN conduct.
[SOT=15:12:47]
[IN Q=IS THAT WORSE]

((SAM GARRISON; IS THAT WORSE OR BETTER? WHICH IS THE MORE EGREGIOUS THING? SOME PEOPLE COULD SAY WELL IT'S REALLY APPLES AND ORANGES. MAYBE IT IS, BUT BOTH THE APPLES AND THE ORANGES ARE ROTTEN.)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=ARE ROTTEN.]

But Garrison says according to Gerald Ford's rule of thumb, that still doesn't determine whether what Clinton did was an impeachable offense.
[SOT=15:07:53]
[IN Q=AN IMPEACHABLE]

((SAM GARRISON; AN IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE IS WHATEVER THE HOUSE OF REPERESENTATIVES SAYS IT IS. AND THAT SOUNDS PERHAPS A LITTLE VAGUE BUT THAT'S SORT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL SCHEME.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=CONSTITUTIONAL SCHEME.]

Garrison says the trouble Clinton is in now is self-inflicted.
[SOT=15:17:18]
[IN Q=I THINK THAT]

((SAM GARRISON; I THINK THAT THE PRESIDENT AND HIS LAWYERS ARE MAKING A SERIOUS MISTAKE IF THEY THINK THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE SO STUPID AS TO BUY THE ARGUMENT THAT THE PRESIDENT DIDN'T LIE AND DIDN'T INTEND TO LIE IN HIS DEPOSITION IN THE PAULA JONES CASE. I THINK THAT THE APPARENT PERJURY IN THE GRAND JURY TESTIMONY IS ALMOST AS BLATENT.)) [RUNS26]
[OUT Q=ALMOST AS BLATENT.]

Garrison says if Starr's report gives an accurate characterization of the evidence, then Clinton should resign. He says by doing so, the president could begin to rehabilitate his trust with the American public. David Johnson, News 7.))

[2-wallace]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


He went from declaring ``segregation forever'' to courting the black vote in his final political campaign.
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[VO-NAT]

[4:08]
Former Alabama Governor George Wallace died yesterday after suffering total respiratory and cardiac failure.
Wallace was a four time presidentidal candidate.
During his 3rd run for the White House in 19-72 a would be assasin left him paralazed from the waist down.
Wallace was once an avowed segregationist.
He later changed his views and won a fourth term in 19-82 with more than a third of Alabama's black vote.
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[E-Switched-Babies]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Switched Babies]


So far relatives of the babies switched at birth at U-V-A, have been willing to let the little girls stay where they are.
But, one of the mothers involved says if things change--she's leaving town with her daughter.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Paula Johnson is raising Callie Marie--the biological child of Kevin Chittum and Whitney Rogers.
During a recent taping for a talk show, she said if the other families tried to get custody of her daughter, should would leave the area and take Callie Marie with her.
Both the Chittums and the Rogers continue to say they're committed to keeping the girls where they are.
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[E-Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=98-68 00:13]
[GRAPHIC=Crash investigation]


The National Transportation Safety Board's final report on a plane crash in Montgomery County blames the pilot.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./June 3, 1997]

[Cut from 97-34]
The N-T-S-B says pilot error caused the June 1997 crash that killed the pilot and two instructors.
The report says the 70-year old pilot, Cliff Wells was disoriented and lost control of his single engine Cessna Continental.
Instructors Tim Sprinkle and David Smith were also killed in the crash.
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[2-E-Roanoke-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-56]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting, Generic]

A Roanoke man is dead after a shooting yesterday morning.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


It happened along the 400 block of Gilmer Avenue around 3-30 a-m.
When police arrived they found 20-year old David Wallace lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Wallace died at the scene.
Witnesses told investigators Wallace got out of his car, was confronted by someone, and shot.
The suspect got away before police arrived.
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[take pinnacle board]
Anyone with information about the shooting can call the Roanoke detective bureau at 853-2571.

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=vga]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The heat is forcing some schools to close early today..
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[take pinnacle board #100]


Schools in Pittsylvania County and Patrick County will close at one o'clock.
[take pinnacle board #101]


And, in Martinsville...
Patrick Henry Elementary will close at 12:30..
[take pinnacle board #102]


and, Albert Harris Elementary will close at 1 p-m.
[Take Pinnacle Board #103]


And Danville Public Schools will operate on a Half-Day schedule today.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Henry County schools will also close early.

Elementary schools close at noon, middle schools at 12:45 and high schools close at one.[sidney-sheldon]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#Roll Straight from Original]
[GRAPHIC=None]


[ROLL COLD OUT OF BREAK]
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[In-Q=He is the author]
[SUPER=01-Sidney Sheldon/Author; :32]
[Runs=2:29]
[out-q=N7 Mornin' will be right back.]

(( He is the author of sixteen novels, has written hundreds of screenplays for television and film and has penned six broadway shows.
Author Sidney Sheldon joins us this morning to talk about his accomplishments and his latest novel.
You are a number 1 New York best selling author, but you also recently were honored by the Guinness Book of Records as the Most Translated Author in the World?
How does it feel to have this kind of success?

"Tell Me Your Dreams" is the title of your latest novel. Tells us a bit about the plot.
Now it deals with a psychological disorder, why did you choose to write about this?

Strong willed, women over coming tremendous odds, appear in all of your novels, usually as the main character, Who are the women in your life who have inspired such intelligent and powerful female characters?

You have demonstrated a deep concern for education and literacy in America, tell us about how you've attempted to remedy the problem?

Your books have been burned, banned and branded immoral by the Reverand Jerry Falwell and others, what is your response to these actions and charges?)) [BUMP-Chyron]
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T-V's best were honored last night at the 50th annual Emmy Wards.
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N-B-C's ``Frasier'' won a record fifth consecutive honor as best comedy series.
The legal series ``The Practice'' was honored as best drama.
For the second year in a row Actress Christine Lahti won best actress for her role in the C-B-S series Chicago Hope.


Last year when her name was called she was in the restroom.
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Best Male actor in a drama series we to Andre Braugher (BROW'-ur) of ``Homicide: Life on the Street.''
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It stood tall for 75 year but within seconds was reduced to a fifteen-foot pile of rubble.
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Demolition crews imploded one of Richmond oldest skyscrapers yesterday.
Hundreds lined the streets of Richmond, peering through police barricades, waiting for hours to catch a glimpse of the explosive performance.
The demolition was part of a 50 million-dollar downtown renovation program.
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Actor Tim Reid's private foundation is handing over some big bucks to Norfolk State University.
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Reid's foundation is donating 77-thousand dollars worth of scholarships to the school.
They'll go to eight students.
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The funds were raised last year during a Tim Reid Festival Weekend at Norfolk State.
Reid also runs a film studio in Petersburg.
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Some kids around the area will get an early break from school thanks to the heat.
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Schools in Pittsylvania County and Patrick County will close at one o'clock.
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And, in Martinsville...
Patrick Henry Elementary will close at 12:30..
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and, Albert Harris Elementary will close at 1 p-m.
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And Danville Public Schools will operate on a Half-Day schedule today.
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Henry County schools will also close early.
Elementary schools close at noon, middle schools at 12:45 and high schools close at one. [Local-Recap]
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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One man is dead after a shooting in Roanoke yesterday morning.
20-year old David Wallace was found along the 400-block of Gilmer Avenue around 3-30.
He died at the scene.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Roanoke City detectives.
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The mother of one of the babies switched at birth says she'll leave the area if someone tries to get custody of her daughter.
Paula Johnson made the comments during an interview for a talk show.
So far both families say they want the girls to stay where they are.
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Roanoke attorney Sam Garrison says President Clinton may face the same fate as Richard Nixon.
Garrison was a lawyer for the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate investigation.
He says if Starr's report is an accurate characterization of the evidence, then the President should resign.
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