[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Hundreds turn out in Roanoke County to debate rezoning plans that would bring a Home Depot to Cave Spring Corners.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Tommy David Strickler will NOT be executed tomorrow night.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Our rainfall deficit continues, as do the record- setting temperatures.
Expect one more day of highs in the 90s, before a cooler air mass settles in later this week.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Parkway-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-59 tc 39:34]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A man from Copper Hill was air-lifted to the hospital after a single vehicle accident last night on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;]

It happened at about 11-30 near the 132 mile marker just off of Bent Mountain. Park rangers say the victim flipped his car on its hood while going through a turn. Rescue workers say the man did not appear to suffer any life threatening injuries, but say he did lose a substantial amount of blood.
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[Rezoning]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-49 TC 1:59:44]
[GRAPHIC=Home Depot Rezoning]


More than 200 people turned out last night, as opponents to the Home Depot Rezoning gathered in Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The Cave Spring Citizens Group collected signatures and pledges of financial support.
The group is also moving forward with plans to hire an attorney.
Leaders say they have at least three options. They include a legal challenge to the supervisors' vote, an effort to persuade one of the supervisors to change his mind, and a campaign directed at Home Depot to convince company officials they should look elsewhere.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Home Depot has its defenders, who welcome the the new jobs and tax revenues the store would bring.
The supervisors will hear from both sides next week, when they hold a public hearing on the issue.

[E-I-73]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-55 59:43]
[GRAPHIC=I-73]

One of several possible I-73 alternative routes would run through the backyards of some Southwest Roanoke County residents. And they say that's just not the answer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The proposed route that would run from Dixie Caverns through Roanoke County to Boones Mill is one of several options V-DOT engineers are studying. Cotton Hill Road residents fear the road would decrease property values and have a negative impact on the area's beauty.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=19:25:58]
[IN Q=I MOVED FROM]

((LISA HOLT/COTTON HILL RESIDENT; I MOVED FROM CALIFORNIA. THIS IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY I MOVED, WAS TO COME TO A MORE RURAL AREA. I THINK THAT IT WOULD CHANGE THAT ENTIRELY.))
[SUPER=01-Lisa Holt/Cotton Hill Resident;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=THAT ENTIRELY.]
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[VO-NAT]

Others say V-DOT's efforts would be better spent elsewhere.
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[SOT=19:39:34]
[IN Q=IN OUR EYES]

((ALAN GLIENER/ROANOKE CO-SALEM INTERSTATE IMPACT NETWORK; IN OUR EYES, 220 IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THIS EQUATION. IT MUST BE TAKEN CARE OF. IT'S A DANGEROUS ROAD. IT'S UNSAFE, THERE'S TOO MANY TRUCKS ON IT FOR THE KIND OF ROAD THAT IT IS. IT NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED.))
[SUPER=01-Alan Gleiner/Interstate Impact Network;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=TO BE UPGRADED.]
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[VO-NAT]

Public participation and input is one of the ways V-DOT will determine where to place the highway that promises to increase economic development and provide jobs.
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[E-Strickler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-64 12:17]
[GRAPHIC=Strickler]


Another reprieve from execution for the convicted killer of a young Roanoke woman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta Co./June 1990;]


Tommy David Strickler was granted the latest reprieve yesterday.
Strickler was scheduled to die by lethal injection tomorrow night, for the 1990 abduction and murder of 19 year old Leann Whitlock of Roanoke.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave NO reason-- but has granted a stay of execution to review his case later this month.
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[CLINTON]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-A]
[GRAPHIC=Clinton]


House Republicans want you to see President Clinton's grand jury testimony.
They're pushing for quick release of the videotaped testimony in which he defends earlier claims of not having sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[4:02;04]
Meanwhile, the President raised millions, yesterday, at two New York fund-raisers.
One was at the Broadway show "the Lion King."
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


The leaders of President Clinton's own party are calling for straight talk and the truth and an end to the legal jousting.
While some Republican members want Mister Clinton to quit.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=For a President]

(( REP. GREG GANSKE (R-IOWA: FOR A PRESIDENT TO BE EFFECTIVE, HE MUST BE TRUSTED TO TELL THE TRUTH. I BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT SHOULD NOW DO THE HONORABLE THING AND RESIGN.")))

[SUPER=01-Rep. Greg Ganske/(R) Iowa;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=things and resign.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[4:00:12]
The President is back in Washington this morning.
His denial in January about his relationship with Lewinsky has cost taxpayers four and a half million dollars.
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[E-Falwell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-53 1:02:30]
[GRAPHIC=Falwell]


Jerry Falwell says it didn't take Starr's report to convince the Lynchburg Reverend that President Clinton is a sex addict who needs professional help.
He's thought that for months.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Falwell also says it's time for Clinton to step down.
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[SOT 4:30:34]
[IN Q=I think that]

((REV. JERRY FALWELL: I THINK THAT HE HAS SO MANY SKILLS, HE HAS SO MANY THINGS, HE JUST DOESN'T HAVE ANY CHARACTER AND NEEDS HELP, AND HE SHOULD BE PRAYED FOR, HE DOES NEED HELP. I HOPE HE WILL RESIGN AND GET IT OUT OF OFFICE, SO HE CAN, IN THE MEANTIME, NO ONLY REBUILD HIS LIFE BUT HIS FAMILY.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Liberty University Chancellor; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=but his family.]
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[VO-NAT]


Falwell is urging America's pastors to start using their pulpits to condemn Clinton's actions and the country's moral crisis.
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[CUBA-SPIES]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-E]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's perhaps the largest Cuban spy ring ever to face charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


Ten people are under arrest in Miami, Florida, charged with spying for Cuba.
Federal officials say the alleged spies had orders to gather information about U-S military bases.
One of the suspects actually got a job at a Naval Air station on Key West.
Officials say the man's assignment included getting information on the combat readiness of U-S aircraft.
If convicted the suspects face life in prison.
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[E-School-Informatiom]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=School Information]


It's another short school day for many students in the area, thanks to the heat.
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[Pinnacle pages]
All Danville schools are running on just a half-day session Tuesday. Fraklin County High School, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, and the "CATCE" (CAT-See) Center are all closing two hours early. In Montgomery County, Shawsville and Auburn Middle and High Schools will close at Noon.
As will Blacksburg and Christiansburg Middle Schools.
In Henry County, the elementary school closes at noon, the middle school dismisses at 12-45, and the high school closes at one.
Closing at 12:45 will be Margaret Beeks, Christiansburg, Belview, Price's Fork and Gilbert Linkous Elementary Schools.
In Martinsville, Patrick Henry Elementary closes at 12-30. Albert Harris Elementary sends students home at one. All Pittsylvania County and Patrick County schools will close at one today. And in Smyth County, schools dismiss at one-thirty.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Redskins take a pounding at home, and the Colorado Rockies decide to stay in Salem.
Denise Allen has more.
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=day everybody.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-8]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-Kathy Thibodeaux/Ballet Magnificat;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Flood-Grant]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-62 21:05]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Relief]


Hurricane Fran flooded an entire Danville neighborhood and forced residents from their homes two years ago.
Those residents have not yet seen any relief money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last Night; :00]


Residents of Water Street gathered at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church last night to hear about the status of a FEMA grant.
The director of Danville Emergency Services told them he doesn't know what's taking so long.
[SUPER=04-September 1996; :12]


More than 25-homes on Water Street were flooded during Hurricane Fran in 1996.
The federal grant money would be used to relocate the homes away from the flood zone.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 47:05-:21]
[IN Q=We want to know answers]

((DOUG YOUNG/EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR: WE WANT TO KNOW ANSWERS FROM FEMA AS TO WHAT IS THE HOLD UP OF THIS PROCESS THAT SHOULD HAVE TAKEN YWO YEARS FROM THE START AND HERE IT IS 6 MONTHS FROM THAT TWO YEAR PERIOD AND WE HAVEN'T GOTTEN THE YEA OR NAY ANSWER FROM THEM YET.)) ((REV. JAMES STEWART/MT. CARMEL BAPTIST CHURCH: MY ADVISE IS THAT ALL OF US WRITE OUR SENATORS, WRITE THE CONGRESSMAN A LETTER WITH HOPE THAT THEY WOULD DO WHATEVER THEY CAN TO GET THIS EXPEDITED.))
[SUPER=01-Doug Young/Emergency Services; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Rev. James Stewart/Mt. Carmel Baptist Church; :16]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=get this expedited.]
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[VO-NAT]


Danville Emergency Services says it has followed all of the grant application procedures and thought it would have seen the grant money by now.
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[S-Northwest-Airlink]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-63 30:23]
[GRAPHIC=Northwest Airlink]


Despite an end to the Northwest Airlines pilots' strike, travelers looking to fly Northwest Airlink out of Roanoke have to wait another week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The airline is slowly phasing its regular flights back into service.
Regional flights -- like the ones that service Roanoke -- are low on the list of priorities.
Northwest begins its big flights to big markets this Wednesday.
Flights into -- and out of -- Roanoke probably won't resume until next Monday, September 21st.
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[Health-Check]


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


In today's health check, women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer are finding more hope than ever in Tamoxifen.
Rick Jackson reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:10]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]
((ONCAM=RICK

((on camera))
GOOD MORNING.
NEW EVIDENCE IS BACKING UP CLAIMS THAT THE DRUG, TAMOXIFEN, CAN PREVENT BREAST CANCER IN HEALTHY WOMEN... WHO ARE CONSIDERED TO BE THE MOST AT RISK FOR DEVELOPING THE DISEASE.
VT=VO

((vo))
A REVIEW OF A RECENT CLINICAL TRIAL FOUND THAT TAMOXIFEN CUT THESE WOMEN'S CHANCES OF GETTING BREAST CANCER IN HALF--
THESE RESULTS ARE EVEN MORE PROMISING THAN ORIGINAL FINDINGS RELEASED BACK IN APRIL.
BUT THERE ARE SOME DRAWBACKS.
DOCTORS SAY TAMOXIFEN ALSO INCREASES THE RISK OF UTERINE CANCER AND BLOOD CLOTS.
THE F-D-A IS STILL DECIDING WHETHER TO APPROVE THE DRUG FOR HEALTHY WOMEN.//
VT=VO

((vo))
ASPIRIN MAY HELP WARD OFF AN INHERITED TYPE OF COLON CANCER.
U-S AND GERMAN RESEARCHERS FOUND THAT ASPIRIN REDUCED THE RATE OF CERTAIN GENE MUTATIONS.. WHICH TRIGGER THE COLON CANCER KNOWN AS LYNCH'S SYNDROME.
ABOUT 10-PERCENT OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION CARRIES THIS GENETIC DEFECT.
SCIENTISTS SAY THEY PLAN TO DO MORE STUDIES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND WHO SAYS CAFETERIA FOOD CAN'T BE GOOD FOR YOU?
A NEW STUDY FOUND THAT CHILDREN WHO ATE FREE BREAKFASTS AT INNER-CITY SCHOOLS HAD BETTER ATTENDANCE, HIGHER GRADES, AND FEWER DISCIPLINARY PROBLEMS... THAN WHEN THEY BEGAN THE MEAL PROGRAM.
THE FINDINGS WERE PUBLISHED IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE OF THE ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT MEDICINE.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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



[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-John Furman/Westminster Presbytarian Church]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



[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.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


House sources say Democrats plan to fight a Republican effort to release the videotape of President Clinton's grand jury testimony sometime this week.
Meanwhile, Mr. Clinton says the controversy surrounding him may end up strengthening the Democratic party.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


More heated debate in Roanoke County by residents opposed to the construction of a Home Depot Store.
The supervisors will hear from both sides next week, when they reopen the rezoning debate with a public hearing.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


A U-S Navy ship resumes efforts to lift chunks of Swissair flight one-eleven to the ocean surface today.
Meanwhile the jetliner had some valuable and priceless items in its cargo hold, including a Picasso painting and millions of dollars in bank notes.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


That's what's making news on this Tuesday September 15th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.





[2-Parkway-Ax]


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


A single-vehicle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway has left a Copper Hill man hospitalized.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;]


It happend at the 132 mile marker just off of Bent Mountain.
Park rangers say at about 11-30 the victim's car flipped on its hood while going through a turn.
The victim was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial.
Rescue workers say he lost a substantial amount of blood but his injuries do no appear life threatening.
(------------)



[Home-Depot]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-60 TC 41:56]
[GRAPHIC=Home Depot Rezoning]


Opponents of the Home Depot rezoning in Roanoke County gathered last night to compare notes and plan their next move.
Joe Dashiell has more on the meeting.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Roanoke County residents]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Christine Vaughan/Development Opponent; :09]
[SUPER=01-Conal Shaw/Development Opponent; :18]
[SUPER=01-Josonja Phelps/Development Opponent; :32]
[SUPER=01-Tom MacMichael/Development Opponent; :38]
[SUPER=@Joe1; :56]
[RUNS=1:05]
[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke Co.]


((Roanoke County residents lined the walls of the Brambleton Center meeting room, as opponents aired their complaints and organized their fight.
[IN Q=That's my home]

((CHRISTINE VAUGHAN: THAT'S MY HOME FOR FIFTY YEARS AND I DON'T WANT ALL THAT NOISE AND TRAFFIC, AND EVERYTHING BACKED UP RIGHT AGAINST MY DOOR. I DON'T WANT THAT.)) ((CONAL SHAW: ACRES OF ASPHALT DON'T EXACTLY FIT IN THE PLAN.))
[RUNS= :13]
[OUT Q=fit in the plan.]


The Cave Spring Citizens Group signed up members and solicited pledges of financial support, and leaders of the new group urged residents to make their voices heard.
[IN Q=A lot of people]

((JOSONJA PHELPS: A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T WANT IT TO COME TO THE AREA, BUT I DIDN;T KNOW IT WAS THIS MANY PEOPLE.)) ((TOM MACMICHAEL: I THINK THERE'S THREE TO FOUR HUNDRED PEOPLE IN THIS ROOM THAT ARE WILLING TO START WRITING LETTERS AND MAKING PHONE CALLS AND WRITING FAXES. SOUNDS LIKE EVERYONE IN THAT ROOM IS READY TO DO THAT.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=was ready to do that.]


Home Depot has its defenders , county residents who welcome the economic benfit both in new jobs and additional tax revenues.
The supervisors will hear from both sides next week, when they reopen the rezoning debate with a public hearing.


Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))


[INTERSTATE-73]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#NET-B; from tape 98-55]
[GRAPHIC=Interstate 73]


V-Dot is coming under fire in Roanoke County over a proposed route for Interstate 73.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;]


Several residents from Southwest Roanoke county voiced their opposition last night.
The proposed route would run from Dixie Caverns through the county to Boones Mill.
It's one of several options V-Dot engineers are studying.
Some resident fear it would decrease property values and take away from the rural setting.
V-Dot will consider public input as it determines where to place the highway.
(----------------)


[2-E-Strickler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-64 12:17]
[GRAPHIC=Strickler]


Tommy David Strickler will NOT be executed tomorrow night.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta Co./June 1990;]


Strickler was granted another temporary reprieve yesterday.
He was scheduled to die by lethal injection tomorrow for the 1990 abduction and murder of 19 year old Leann Whitlock of Roanoke.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave NO reason-- but has granted a stay of execution to review his case later this month.
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[2-Clinton]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-A]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


If House Republicans get their way, you'll be seeing President Clinton's grand jury testimony as early as next week.

But House DEMOCRATS plan to fight that effort.
Meantime in a city full of tourist attractions, President Clinton was the biggest one in Manhattan yesterday.
Maureen Maher reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=As President Clinton]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; (no standup)]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Greg Ganske/(R) Iowa; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:28 -- QUICK OUT!!!]
[OUT Q=CBS News]

(( As President Clinton tried to deflect the scandal surrounding his administration, he ventured right into the Lion's Den. More specifically, the Broadway Show, "The Lion King". It was a "big wig" New York City event last night benefiting the Democratic Party.

(NATS)

Congress is debating possible impeachment hearings. And Mister Clinton spent yesterday trying to deflect the crisis surrounding his affair with Monica Lewinsky. At events like this at The Supper Club in New York. and at a foreign policy group meeting, the President tried to focus on the issues, not the scandal.
Clinton:"It is clear to me that there is now a stark challenge not only to economic freedom but if unaddressed a challenge that could stem the tide of political liberty as well."
These were the latest events for the President trying to raise his tarnished profile. Meanwhile, leaders of Mister Clinton's OWN party have questioned his defense tactics. Both Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle and House Leader Dick Gephardt have urged the President to stop hair splitting over legal technicalities. They want a quick resolution to the crisis. Meanwhile, some Republican members of Congress have taken the hard-line. They want Mister Clinton to quit.
Rep. Greg Ganske (R-Iowa: For a President to be effective, he must be trusted to tell the truth. I believe the president should now do the honorable thing and resign.")))

[E-Starr-Report]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-57 55:27]
[GRAPHIC=Starr Report]


The graphic details of Ken Starr's report are blocked on computers in some area schools.
But others are keeping the report available to students.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


At Patrick Henry High School, a government teacher says the report is not only available on school computers, but her students actually discussed the difference between sexual foreplay and sexual intercourse as it relates to the President.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape;]


Franklin County has tried to screen Starr's report from all computers, but children can still read it on government or media websites.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 23:21:59]
[IN Q=Well that's true]

((PAUL STRICKLER/PRINCIPAL: WELL THAT'S TRUE. BUT WHAT WE GENERALLY DO IS ONLY GIVE ADDRESSES WE WANT THE STUDENTS TO GO TO AND IF THOSE ARE ADDRESSES THAT HAVE THAT, WE HAVE TO BE VERY CAREFUL.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Strickler/Principal;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=very careful]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


Salem teachers say they try to focus on constitutional issues like impeachment.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


But then, after school, anyone can find the report at the Roanoke Public Library.
(------------)



[Swissair-Recovery]


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


Divers off the coast of Nova Scotia are still trying to retrieve the remnants of Swissair Flight 1-11 from the Atlantic.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia;]

[4:12:25]
So far only five of the flight's 2-29 victims have been identified.
And yesterday brought stunning new details about what the plane was carrying:
A Picasso painting worth one and half million dollars, 100 pounds of cash and four pounds of diamonds.
The cash was in a safe being transferred between banks.
Swissair also says there was a locked box on the jet which might have been holding millions of dollars in cash and gold.
(----------------)


[2-E-School-Informatiom]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=School Information]


The heat is giving yet another break to several students in the area.
(------------)

[Chyron pages]
All Danville schools are running on just a half-day session Tuesday. Fraklin County High School, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, and the "CATCE" (CAT-See) Center are all closing two hours early. In Montgomery County, Shawsville and Auburn Middle and High Schools will close at Noon.
As will Blacksburg and Christiansburg Middle Schools.
In Henry County, the elementary school closes at noon, the middle school dismisses at 12-45, and the high school closes at one.
Closing at 12:45 will be Margaret Beeks, Christiansburg, Belview, Price's Fork and Gilbert Linkous Elementary Schools.
In Martinsville, Patrick Henry Elementary closes at 12-30. Albert Harris Elementary sends students home at one. All Pittsylvania County and Patrick County schools will close at one today. And in Smyth County, schools dismiss at one-thirty.
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[Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
[in-Q=Tues.]
[RUNS=1:01]
[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-John Vandervelde/Ballet Magnificat;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[E-Hunting-Hills]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-58 36:20]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


Roanoke fire investigators are still trying to determine what sparked a blaze at the Hunting Hills Country Club.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Sometime around five yesterday afternoon a storage building mysteriously caught fire.
The structure was ungulfed in flames when firefighters arrived but the blaze was extinguished quickly.
Authorities say plastic lawn chairs stored inside the structure accelerated the fire.
No one was injured, but the building is a total loss.
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[E-Tech-Survey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
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Virginians enjoy a pretty high quality of life, AND their minds are mostly made up on issues politicians continue to debate.
That's the findings of the seventh annual Virginia Tech Quality of Life survey.
726 Virginians were surveyed for the study in march.
Among the highlights:
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Seventy-seven percent favor continuing sex education in public schools.
Seventy percent still support a woman's right to have an abortion.
On the death penalty, 75 percent favor it, down from 80 percent last year.
Then, when given an alternative of life in prison with NO possible parole for 25 years, combined with restitution to the victim's family, 56 percent of Virginians preferred it to execution.
More Virginians feel it is safe to walk alone in their neighborhood at night this year over last year.
Thirty-seven percent say it's "very safe" -- up five percent from the year before.
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In sports, the N-B-A pays a visit to a Danville elementary school.
Denise Allen has more.
Good Morning Denise.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A Roanoke County citizens group plans to hire an attorney to challenge the Board of Supervisors recent approval of plans for a Home Depot.
200 residents turned out for a meeting last night at which the Cave Spring Citizens Group announced the plans.
Members also say they've collected signatures and pledges of financial support from opponents to the rezoning plans.

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Another issue was on the minds of several other Roanoke County residents -- who could have an alternative route to Interstate 73 running through their back yards.
Several Cotton Hill Road residents turned out at a meeting last night to say the planned route would decrease property values and detract from the area's beauty.
V-Dot promises the proposed highway would bring economic development to affected areas.
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Tommy David Strickler has again won temporary repreive from execution.
Strickler was scheduled to die by lethal injection tomorrow night for the 1990 murder and abduction of a 19-year-old Roanoke woman.
The U.S. Supreme Court granted the stay yesterday, and will review Strickler's case later this month.
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