[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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The House Judiciary plans to call additional witnesses for its impeachment inquiry.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And its a revolving door when it comes to teachers for one class at Bent Mountain elementary-- and some students say enough already.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


As we head into the home stretch of the work week, expect cloudy skies and scattered showers.
Once the cold front passes, expect some cooler weather for the weekend.
More on that, coming up in the forecast.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Impeachment]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#None]
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After a marathon day of testimony from Kenneth Starr, the House Judiciary Committe plans to subpoena more witnesses for its impeachment inquiry.
Lee Cowan has more from Washington.

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[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Kendall/Clinton Attorney; :24]
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Starr/Special Prosecutor; :57 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Robert Wexler/(D) House Judiciary Committee; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-David Schippers/Majority Council; 1:21]
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[E-VA-Impeachment]
[anchor=Melanie]
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[writer=equ]
[tape=98-60 1:45:18]
[graphic=Impeachment Inquiry]


Two of our area Congressment sit on the judiciary committee.
Ellen Qualls has more on what they had to say during yesterday's proceeding's.
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[SUPER=@file; :00]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday; :07]
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[OUT Q=N7, Washington.]

((Without President Clinton yet accepting an invitation to testify and with no plans yet to hear from Monica Lewinsky, ken Starr is so far the Starr of the show. Roanoke's Republican Congressman used his 5 minutes in the spotlight to ask questions to help him make his case.
GOODLATTE
THOSE WHO HAVE SAID, INCLUDING SOME HERE TODAY ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE AISLE, THAT THE PRESIDENTS EFFORTS COULD BE MERELY INTERPRETED AS SOMEONE HELPING AN EX-INTIMATE OR EX-FRIEND WITHOUT CONCERN FOR HER TESTIMONY AND I DON'T THINK YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE FULL OPPORTUNITY TO INDICATE WHY IT IS YOU HAVE COME TO THE FIRST CONCLUSION RATHER THAN THE SECOND AND I WOULD LIKE TO GIVE YOU THAT OPPORTUNITY NOW.
STARR
WHEN THAT JOB OPPORTUNITY WAS THE EXTENDED MR. JORDON, ACCORDING TO HIS OWN TESTIMONY INDICATED HE CALLED THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND SAID 'MISSION ACCOMPLISHED'.

ELLEN
Democrat Rick Boucher took a different route making the case that impeachment is unnecessary to uphold the rule of law because citizen Bill Clinton may still face the court.
BOUCHER
IMPEACHMENT WAS NEVER INTENDED TO BE A PUNISHMENT FOR INDIVIDUAL MISCONDUCT INSTEAD IT WAS INTENDED TO PROTECT THE COUNTRY. IT WAS DESIGNED TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC'S INTEREST.
ELLEN
There was excitement outside the hearing too.
NAT SOUND
WHY DON'T YOU IMPEACH ME. IF YOU ARE GOING TO IMPEACH WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON, WHY DON'T YOU IMPEACH ME THOMAS JEFFERSON.
ELLEN
The work of southwest Virginia's Congressmen is not done. We do not know how long these impeachment hearings will last

. That may depend on William Jefferson Clinton. Ellen Quails, News 7 Washington.))[Bent-Mtn-Teacher]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-65 TC55:24]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Fifth graders at a local elementary school have had several teachers since the school year began.
Now, they say it's time to put an end to the changes.
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[VO-NAT]


Amy Miller is a fifth grader at Bent Mountain Elementary School and so far she's had four teachers this year.
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[SOT 02.44.13 - 02.44.22]
[IN Q=It's not fair]

((AMY MILLER: IT'S NOT FAIR BECAUSE I GET CLOSE TO ALL MY TEACHERS THEN I HAVE TO LEAVE THEM AND IT MAKES ME UPSET BECAUSE YOU NEVER REALLY HAVE YOUR OWN TEACHER REALLY.))
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[OUT Q=your own teacher really.]


It makes some parents upset too and worried that it's hurting their children's education.
School administrators say the former principal's unexpected retirement led to many of the changes.
And, officials have been trying to resolve the situation ever since.
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[SOT 03.31.57 - 03.32.10]
[IN Q=We tried to]

((DR. JIM GALLION/ASST. SUPT. FOR ADMINISTRATION: WE TRIED TO PUT PEOPLE IN THE SCHOOL WHO WOULD BE THERE FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME SO THEY COULD PROVIDE THE INSTRUCTION AND THE ADMINISTRATION THAT WAS NEEDED. AND, IT JUST HAPPENED THAT THAT DIDN'T COME ABOUT.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jim Gallion/Asst. Supt. for Administration;]
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[OUT Q=didn't come about.]
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[VO-NAT]


Dr. Gallion said a new principal will begin her duties Monday and he doesn't expect further changes,
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Byrd wins big and Northside sneaks away with a close one to advance to the state basketball tournament.

Mike Stevens has highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
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[OUT Q=E. Tennessee State]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#M98-9]
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[On Record]
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[IN Q=welcome back]
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[SUPER=01-Sonny Campbell/Bass-Keyboards; :22]
[SUPER=01-Don Clifton/Woodwinds-Sax; :42]
[SUPER=01-Michael Balkom/Drums; :58](quick)
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#=98-70 1:04:29]
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Another violation of the federal clean water act... this time involving an endangered species.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke Ice and Cold Storage is named as a defendant in two criminal counts filed this week.
The court record indicates the plant was releasing ammonia gas into the air and into the Roanoke River.
Last year Roanoke Log Perch turned up among thousands of dead fish downstream from Roanoke Ice.
The company no longer makes ice and does NOT offer cold storage any more, so an attorney for the firm says these offenses will not be repeated.
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[AEP]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
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The city of Roanoke says it has NOT raised the utility service tax for American Electric Power customers.
Customers are apparently calling city management because they've noticed an increase in their bills.
City officials attribute the rise to a previous error on AEP's part; the city claims AEP has been UNDERCHARGING some Roanoke customers on tax for several months.
And now that the error's been corrected, bills seem to have increased.


[E-Rescue-Mission]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-56 TC2:00:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke may soon be the first place in the state where women can recover from drug addiction AND stay with their children.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Rescue mission leaders broke ground yesterday on the site of a new thrift store.
Proceeds from clothing and furniture will pay for a new substance abuse program, where female drug addicts can stay with their children during recovery.
The rescue mission's spending five million dollars on expansion, which also includes a chapel, women's recovery center, and retreat cabins.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, the word about AIDS is not spreading in rural areas.
Rick Jackson has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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(( GOOD MORNING.
URINARY TRACT INFECTION AFFECTS AN ESTIMATED SEVEN MILLION PEOPLE A YEAR-- MOST OF THEM WOMEN .
NOW A NEW STUDY EXPLAINS WHY CERTAIN DRUGS MAY NOT BE EFFECTIVE AT TREATING THIS PAINFUL CONDITION.
VT=VO

((vo))
USING A HIGH-RESOLUTION MICROSCOPE, RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND THAT BACTERIA CAN BURROW DEEP WITHIN CELL TISSUE.. AND HIDE OUT IN THE BLADDER.
THIS COULD MEAN RECURRING INFECTIONS IF ANTIBIOTICS ARE UNABLE TO COMPLETELY CLEAR THE BACTERIA FROM THE BLADDER.
DOCTORS SAY A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF HOW THESE INFECTIONS WORK COULD SOMEDAY LEAD TO A VACCINE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
A NEW STUDY INDICATES THAT INFORMATION ABOUT AIDS IS NOT REACHING THE RURAL AREAS OF THIS NATION.
THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL SURVEYED MORE THAN SIX-HUNDRED PEOPLE INFECTED WITH AIDS OR H-I-V.. IN SEVERAL RURAL SECTIONS OF THE SOUTH.
MORE THAN HALF SAID THEY DID NOT KNOW HOW THE VIRUS WAS SPREAD.. OR NEVER THOUGHT THAT THEIR PARTNER COULD BE INFECTED.
THE C-D-C SAYS THE STUDY SHOWS A CONTINUING NEED FOR AIDS EDUCATION AND COUNSELING.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND IT'S A DIETER'S ULTIMATE FANTASY--
BEING ABLE TO INDULGE IN #REAL# SUGAR GUILT-FREE.


DUTCH RESEARCHERS HAVE COME UP WITH A VERSION OF THE SWEET STUFF.. THAT'S ONLY HALF THE CALORIES OF REGULAR SUGAR--
AND AS AN ADDED BONUS, PROMTES GOOD DIGESTION AND MAY PREVENT HEART ATTACKS.
THIS NATURAL SWEETNER IS DEVELOPED FROM GENETICALLY-ALTERED SUGAR BEETS...
BUT THE PRODUCT IS STILL YEARS AWAY FROM BEING AVAILABLE ON YOUR STORE SHELVES.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[Steve Live]

[Double Boxes=SPA & KMC]
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((Archive:Radar Rose)) [2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


After listening to independent counsel Kenneth Starr lay out his case aginst President Clinton the House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas for four more witnesses, including Clinton aid Bruce Lindsey.
During his 12 hours impeachment hearing testimony Starr accused the President of mis- using his authority and power to impede the civil and criminal cases against him.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Three teenagers from the New River Valley spent the night in a juvinile detention center after being charged with making bomb threats.
There were at least four calls made to two high schools in Giles County over the last 10 days.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


And Russia ushered in a new era in space exploration this morning by launching the first module of the 40 billion dollar International Space Station.
It will take more than 40 flights to complete construction of the station by the year two thousand and four.
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[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday the 20th of November.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-64 1:08:29]
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The recent string of bomb threats in Giles County has led to charges against three teenagers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pearisburg]


Everything was back to normal yesterday at Giles High, where administrators say they hope the disruptions have ended.
Three times in the last ten days, classes were cancelled after someone used local pay phones to make the bomb threats.
Investigators believe two male students, 15 and 17 years old, are responsible.
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[SOT 03:39:20]
[IN Q=From my perspective]

((ROBERT MCCRACKEN/SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: FROM MY PERSPECTIVE, BECAUSE I SHARE A PARENT'S HAT AS WELL AS A SUPERINTENDENT'S HAT, THE KIDS ARE FED UP WITH IT AND I THINK THAT THIS HAS BEEN A BIG ASSET IN HELPING US WITH THE INVESTIGATION.))
[SUPER=01-Robert McCracken/School Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=with the investigation.]
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[VO-NAT]


But even as investigators and school officials were speaking with reporters, employees of the local Wal-Mart were waiting in the parking lot, while emergency crews investigated another bomb threat there.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Police have also charged a 17-year-old student at Narrows High School with making a bomb threat at his school.


All three juveniles were held overnight at the New River Valley Detention Home.


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-69 1:02:26]
[GRAPHIC=Baby Swap]


A state police report that says a baby mix-up at the University of Virginia Medical Center was an "innocent mistake" does NOT mean the hospital is off the hook for what happened.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]


That according to the lawyer for one of the mothers involved, Paula Johnson.
Paula's attorney, CYNTHIA Johnson, told News7 today even human error must have consequences.
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[SOT 3:21:14]
[IN Q=Somebody didn't]

((CYNTHIA JOHNSON/PAULA JOHNSON'S ATTORNEY: SOMEBODY DIDN'T DO THEIR JOB AND THEY LOST.. THEY MIXED UP THESE PEOPLE'S CHILDREN. AND IT'S VERY, VERY SERIOUS AND IT CONCERNS ME THAT THEY'RE NOW TAKING STEPS TO CORRECT IT, BUT WHAT HAPPENED THEN IS STILL A MYSTERY.))
[SUPER=01-Cynthia Johnson/Paula Johnson's Attorney; :00]
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[OUT Q=still a mystery.]
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[VO-NAT]


Johnson says she's still waiting to be briefed on what the state police report contains.
Charlottesville prosecutor Dave Chapman is expected to do that within the next few days.
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[E-Coleman-author]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-74 11:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Six years ago, convicted killer Roger Coleman was put to death.
Now an attorney-turned author questions his guilt.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]


Last Night John Tucker signed copies of his book, "May God Have Mercy", which has just been re-printed in paperback.
The book takes a close look at the Buchanan County case that garnered national attention.
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[SOT 1:58:10]
[IN Q=The Coleman case]

((THE COLEMAN CASE BECAME, TO ME, A FASCINATING STORY, A MURDER MYSTERY. IT'S NOT A DIATRIBE AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY OR A LOOK AT HABEOUS CORPUS LAW. IT'S A MURDER MYSTERY, A LEGAL DRAMA ABOUT FASCINATING PEOPLE AND INTERESTING EVENTS.))
[SUPER=01-John Tucker/Author]
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[OUT=interesting events.]
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Mecklenburg/March 1992]


Roger Coleman was convicted for raping and murdering his sister-in-law in 1982.
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[GAY-ATTACK]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


An alleged attacker of gay college student Matthew Shepard will stand trial on first-degree murder charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Laramie, Wyoming;]

[4;06:48]
That's a judge's ruling after a five-hour preliminary hearing for Aaron McKinney.
McKinney will also be tried on charges of aggravated robbery and kidnapping.
McKinney and Russell Henderson are accused of beating Shepard and then leaving him to die tied to a fence.
Police say McKinney confessed the crime to his girlfriend.
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[VO-NAT]


McKinney and Henderson are both being held without bond.
Henderson earlier waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
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[2-impeachment]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Impeachment Inquiry]


The House Judiciary Committee has the day off, after a historic session that ran past minute.
After listening to 12 hours of testimony by Kenneth Starr the Committee has decided to subpoena four additional witnesses for its impeachment inquiry, including Clinton aid Bruce Lindsey.
Lee Cowan reports from Washington.
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[SOT]

[5:00:00]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Kendall/Clinton Attorney; :24]
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Starr/Special Prosecutor; :57 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Robert Wexler/(D) House Judiciary Committee; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-David Schippers/Majority Council; 1:21]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:40]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.]

(( IN THE END-- THERE WAS APPLAUSE FOR THE MAN WHO -PERHAPS- SHOOK THE
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY TO ITS VERY CORE. INDEPENDENT COUNSEL KENNETH STARR LEFT THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE'S ROOM TO A STANDING OVATION LATE LAST NIGHT.

(NAT)


HE HAD BEEN TESTIFYING FOR 12-HOURS. THE LAST FEW -- LIKELY THE MOST
DIFFICULT. THE PROVERBIAL LINE ALREADY DRAWN, STARR FACED PRESIDENT CLINTON'S
ATTORNEY DAVID KENDALL...

SOT: DAVID KENDALL/PRESIDENT CLINTON'S ATTORNEY

NOTHING IN THIS OVERKILL OF INVESTIGATION AMOUNTS TO JUSTIFICATION FOR THE IMPEACHMENT 0F THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
... WITH THOSE OPENING WORDS, KENDALL THEN FOCUSED ON EVERYTHING -BUT- THE EVIDENCE AND ACCUSATIONS OF PERJURY AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE.

SOT: KENDALL

THERE HAS BEEN NO CASE REMOTELY SIMILAR TO THIS IN TERMS OF THE MASSIVE LEAKING FROM THE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE.
SOT: KEN STARR/INDEPENDENT COUNSEL

I TOTALLY DISAGREE WITH THAT. THAT'S AN ACCUSATION AND IT'S AN UNFAIR
ACCUSATION.
FROM THE OUTSET... THERE WAS NO MISTAKING THE PARTISAN ATMOSPHERE...

SOT: REP ROBERT WEXLER/ D-FLORIDA

18:58:23 HOW WE CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS IN THIS COUNTRY DOES MATTER. THE PRESIDENT IS NOT ABOVE THE LAW MISTER STARR-- AND NEITHER ARE YOU.

SOT: DAVID SCHIPPERS/MAJORITY COUNSEL


STANDUP:
LEE-- HOW ABOUT THE NEXT STEP..... THE JUDICIARY CMTE DOES NOT MEET TODAY. BUT IT HAS SUBPOENAED 4-MORE PEOPLE INCLUDING WHITE HOUSE ADVISOR BRUCE LINDSEY, THE PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEY BOB BENNETT AND TWO OTHERS CONNECTED TO KATHLEEN WILLEY. ALL WILL BE QUESTIONED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS--

SOMETIME SOON-- MAYBE EVEN AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK))[Three-Steve]


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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:Radar Rose))

[VA-Tobacco-Deal]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


Governor Gilmore and Attorney General Mark Earley must decide today if Virginia will join the 206 Billion dollar tobacco deal.
If the state went in on the settlement, Virginia would get four Billion dollars from cigarette makers.
Yesterday, a federal judge refused to block the state from joining the agreement.
Lawyers for the state said the settlement won't affect individual claims against the tobacco industry, just those made by states.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=98-76 11:22]
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Two Roanoke music organizations are splitting up.
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[VO-NAT]

[from 97-26 4/29/97 or 96-108 2/17/97]
[SUPER=@file]


The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and the Roanoke Valley Choral Society have agreed to resume their status as separate organizations.
This decision was made after 6 years of working together.
Boards of the organizations failed to reach a merger agreement after two years of discussions.
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[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=None]


Symphony president Jim Ford, expressed regret but said there will be many opportunities for the two organizations to work together in the future.

[S-Wilderness-Academy]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-72 23:32:21]
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The State Education Department is still not satisfied with a Botetourt county school for troubled boys.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./File Tape;]


The Wilderness Leadership Academy's provisional license runs out in January.
State administrators said in September that the school was unsafe and unsanitary.
They ordered the Botetourt County school to hire more help, revise the policy manual and school brochure, and repair the buildings.
The school has hired a consultant and submitted a new brochure.
But Education Department officials say information is still missing that repairs have not been made.
A full inspection is scheduled for January.
Colonel Gene Nervo, the academy's director, did not return phone calls over the past two days.
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[SPACE-STATION]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The first section of the international space station is in orbit this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baikonur, Kazakhstan;]

[4newspath 04na]
After a year's delay, a Russian rocket delivered the 24-ton module.
The U-S space shuttle "Endeavour" is set to deliver the next component December third. In all it will take 45 assembly flights to lift 100 sections of the station into space before its scheduled completion in 2004.
Sixteen nations are taking part in the 40 billion-dollar project.
The space station is meant to serve as an orbital home for visiting astronauts and cosmonauts for at least 15 years.


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[SEPTUPLETS]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Septuplets]


It's hard to believe but the nation's most famous babies have turned one.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA;]

[4:13:05 ]
The McCaughey (MCKOY) septuplets returned to the Iowa Methodist Medial Center yesterday for a birthday party with the medical team that delivered them.
In the last year Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey have changed some 14 thousand diapers and given some 12 thousand bottles.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((KENNY MCCAUGHEY, FATHER; SUMMARIZE THE LAST YEAR? THERE'S MANY WORDS, LEARNING EXCITING, TRYING." ))
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[OUT Q=learning, exciting, trying.]
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[VO-NAT]


Next week the McCaugheys move into a new 6 thousand square foot home with 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Richmond loses to Connecticut, Tennessee loses to Miami of Ohio,
And Mike Stevens is here with the results of last nights Virginia Tech- East Tennessee State game.
Good Morning Mike.
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[IN Q=Let's begin]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=weekend everyone]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A small fifth grade class at Roanoke County's Bent Mountain Elementary says it needs more permanent attention.
The class of fewer than ten students has had four different teachers so far this year.
Parents say that's hurting their children's education.
School officials say a principal's unexpected retirement left them in a bind and the situation will be resolved soon.
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Three students face charges for the recent rash of bomb threats at two high schools in Giles County.
Authorities say two boys, ages 15 and 17, are responsible for three threats to Giles High School.
They also charged a 17 year old boy with calling in a bomb threat to Narrows High School.
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The Roanoke Sympphony and the Roanoke Valley Choral Society will go their seperate ways.
After six years of working together and two years of talks, the two groups could not come to a new agreement.
Symphony President Jim Ford said the split is regretable, but the two groups will have the opportunity to perform together in the future.
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Most science books say the last Ice Age ENDED about 10- thousand years ago.
But you'd never know it if you visit the Virginia Museum of Natural History.
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Here, the Ice Age is still going strong--at least the travelling exhibit is, from now until January 17th.
This marks the first major exhibit at the museum since a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system was installed.
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((STEVE PIKE/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THIS IS OUR GRAND RE-OPENING. THE ICE AGE-- THIS IS ITS U.S. DEBUT AND PEOPLE WILL NOT HAVE SEEN MANY OF THE THINGS THAT HAVE BEEN HERE, THAT ARE HERE IN THIS EXHIBIT, BEFORE. IT'S A GREAT CHANCE FOR THEM TO SEE SOME ONE OF A KIND STUFF.))
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You can get up close and personal with ancient creatures in this
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week's "Time Off" segment, that's coming up tomorrow with all the rest of the news and weather on News 7 Saturday morning.
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