[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


White House lawyers will begin an all-out push this morning to keep President Clinton from being impeached.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a K-K-K imperial wizard has been indicted on a cross burning charge.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Carry along the umbrellas today, as a cold front brings some much- needed showers.
Also-- closer to normal temperatures are on the way by tomorrow.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[clinton-impeachment]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Impeachment Inquiry]


In just a few hours the White House lawyers begin argueing President Clinton's case... as impeachment hearings resume before the House Judiciary Committee.
Instead of attacking Kenneth Starr, the Clinton legal team will instead spend two days focusing on why they believe there's no case for impeachment.
Lee Cowan reports.
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[SOT]

[4:45]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Joe Lockhart/White House Spokesman; :08 ]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Henry Hyde/Judiciary Committee Chairman; :38]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Maxine Waters/(D) California; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=Capitol Hill]


(( THIS IS THE DAY FOR THE WHITE HOUSE TO SHINE - IF THERE CAN BE A SHINING MOMENT IN THE PROCESS OF IMPEACHING A PRESIDENT.
JOE LOCKHART//WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: "It's important that this be done in a serious way, and our time has come."
WITH THE AID OF SOME 14 WITNESSES, THE PRESIDENT'S LEGAL TEAM WILL BUILD A CASE THAT SOUNDS FAMILIAR TO EVERYONE: THAT WHATEVER THE PRESIDENT MAY HAVE DONE, DOES NOT RISE TO THE LEVEL OF IMPEACHMENT - NEVER HAS, NEVER WILL. BUT THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE SAYS IT WOULD LIKE TO HEAR MORE - SPECIFICALLY FROM WITNESSES CALLED BY THE WHITE HOUSE TO REFUTE THE FACTS OF THE CASE - A CASE NOW SOLELY FOCUSED ON KEN STARR'S REFERALL ON MONICA LEWINSKY.
REP. HENRY HYDE//JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: "I think the real void here is the failure of the Democrats to contradict in any way, whatsoever, the evidence that has been endused by the office of Independent Council."
SO, EXPECTING LITTLE NEW INFORMATION OUT OF THE PRESIDENT'S MARATHON ARGUMENTS OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT 30 HOURS, THE COMMITTEE IS ALREADY IN THE PROCESS OF DRAWING UP THREE ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT -

(( HYDE SOT AT 15:15:15 ))

`We think that's the right way to go."
COMMITTEE DEMOCRATS SEE THAT AS PROOF POSITIVE REPUBLICANS HAVE ALREADY MADE UP THEIR MIND, REGARDLESS OF WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAS TO SAY IN HIS DEFENSE, OR THE WAY HE SAYS IT.
REP. MAXINE WATERS//D-CA: "It will be a sham, pretty much in the same manner as the other hearings have been organized."))

[E-Johnson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Authorities are blaming the death of an infant on her mother.
Twenty-seven year old Crystal D. Johnson was charged with felony neglect in a two-count indictment yesterday.
Prosecutor Alice (EE-kurch) Ekirch says Johnson's little girl tested cocaine positive at birth.
The mother is not charged in that regard.
PRINCESS Johnson died in May of severe dehydration, 23 days after she was born.

[E-KKK-Indict]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-69 1:19:06]
[GRAPHIC=Cross Burning]


Another indictment was handed down yesterday to the Ku Klux Klan imperial wizard accused of buring a cross in Carroll County.
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[VO-NAT]

[from tape 98-56]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Barry Black's case gained attention when he drafted an African-American lawyer to defend him.
Richmond attorney David Baugh says everyone has a right to express his opinion -- even if it's controversial.
If Black is convicted on cross-burning charges, he could serve five years in prison.
A hearing in January will test the constitutionality of Virginia's cross-burning law.
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[E-L'burg-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-76 20:00]
[GRAPHIC=Race Relations]


A team of state educators will continue to gather information in Lynchburg today. They are trying to determine whether black students and teachers are being unfairly treated in the city's school system.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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[SOT]

[NO VO PAD AT TOP!!!]
[IN Q=The charges are]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Hampton/Parent; :20]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Shortt/Review Team Member; :35]
[SUPER=01-Dannette McCain/Concerned Citizens Committee; :52]
[SUPER=@ssm1; 1:02]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=N7 Lynchburg.]


(( The charges are that black students are more likely to be suspended than whites.. and are LESS likely to be placed in advanced classes.. and black teachers are rarely hired or promoted. Whether that's true or not, many parents are convinced the unseen demon of racism lurks inside the Lynchburg city schools.
It's left many parents wondering where they've gone wrong.
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[SOT 10:37:23]
[IN Q=I was to]

((MICHELLE HAMPTON/PARENT: I WAS TO THE POINT OF GIVING MY CHILD UP JUST THE OTHER DAY BECAUSE I THOUGHT SOMETHING WAS WRONG WITH ME RAISING HIM.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=raising him.]


So the review team is taking two days to sit down with parents, students and teachers and hear their concerns with an objective ear.
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[SOT 10:46:08]
[IN Q=We're just taking]

((THOMAS SHORTT/D-O-E REVIEW TEAM: WE'RE JUST TAKING INFORMATION AND WE'LL BE GETTING LOTS OF INFORMATION OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS AND WE'LL GO BACK AND PUT ALL THAT TOGETHER AND THEN WE'LL MAKE SOME RECOMMENDATIONS, IF THAT'S NECESSARY, AND THAT'S WHAT WE SEE WE NEED TO DO.))
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[OUT Q=need to do.]


But the citizens committee says recommendations and new policies are not the only answer.
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[SOT 10:50:13]
[IN Q=If the policy]

((DANNETTE MCCAIN/CONCERNED CITIZENS COMMITTEE: IF THE POLICY IS WELL- WRITTEN BUT IT'S NOT BEING IMPLEMENTED FAIRLY ACROSS THE BOARD, THEN NO, WE'RE NOT GOING TO BE SATISFIED UNTIL THE SCHOOL BOARD CAN MAKE SOME ASSURANCES THAT FAIRNESS WILL BE WHAT HAPPENS IN LYNCHBURG CITY SCHOOLS.))
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[OUT Q=Lynchburg city schools.]
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[Standup]
[IN Q=Changes, if any]

((Changes, if any, won't come until AFTER the review team has finished its evaluation and submits any recommendations to the school board. That final report isn't expected until mid- January. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
[RUNS=:12]

[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]))[E-Allen-Morrison]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-63 2:03:28]
[GRAPHIC=Environmental Health]


The E-P-A says the their is no evidence of groundwater contaimintion around a potentially dangerous E-P-A Superfund site in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


Barrels of paint and other chemicals are still stored in the Allen-Morrison sign plant on Rutherford Street.
They were discovered months after the company went out of business and its owners left town.
Despite the potential for fire, federal authorities say the city has the situation well in hand.
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[SOT 16:23:37]
[IN Q=There are]

((CHRIS WAGNER/EPA ON- SITE COORDINATOR: THERE ARE, LIKE I SAID, SOM FLAMMABLE MATERIALS ON THE SITE AND THEY HAVE BEEN PUT IN ANOTHER CONTAINER, BUT THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT DOES HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE WHEREBY THEY WOULD BE PROTECTING EXPOSURES IN THE COMMUNITY RATHER THAN TRYING TO SAVE THE BUILDING.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Wagner/EPA On-Site Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=save the building.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wagner says soil samples will be taken next month.
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[VENTURA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


If you' re expecting a black tie inaugural when Jesse Ventura is sworn in as
Minnesota Governor next month-- think again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Shakopee, MN/November 3;]


Ventura's inaugural committee is planning a fourteen day "voice
of the people" celebration to include thousands of every day Minnesotans.


Only about a hundred people will actually witness the capitol rotunda swearing in.
The venturas will then open up the capitol to greet who ever comes for as LONG as they come.
And instead of a formal ball, the Ventura's will host a potluck dinner on a farm.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( TERRY VENTURA:"WE DID NOT WANT IT TO BE A TRADITIONAL FORMAL BALL, BECAUSE WE ARE NOT TRADITIONAL FORMAL PEOPLE. OUR VISION IS OF A PARTY." ))
[SUPER=01-Terry Ventura/Wife of Governor-Elect;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=is of a party;]
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[VO-NAT]


The governor elect will also release an eagle at a Park, lead a physical training class at a sports center, visit veterans in Minneapolis, attend a youth summit at the Mall of America, and drink coffee with workers at the St. Paul Ford Plant.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, A New York T-V station reports that Hall of famer Joe DiMaggio is in a coma and on a ventilator this morning.
The report comes hours after his doctor announced the 84 year old yankee clipper had suffered a significant turn for the worse.
DiMaggio has been hospitalized for two months since undergoing lung cancer surgery.
With some local sports news, here's Mike Stevens.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy everyone]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=little bit later.]



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


[E-Mobile-Homes]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-66]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Franklin County officials will meet tonight to discuss the issue of confining old trailers to mobile home parks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


This new law would restrict only pre-1976 mobile homes that do not meet federal health and safety standards.
It comes in response to homeowners who complain rundown mobile homes bring down their property values.
Steve Bebout (BEE-Bowt) owns a double-wide but says he wants stricter laws.
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[SOT 11:47:53]
[IN Q=There are trailers]

((THERE ARE TRAILERS, MOBILE HOMES IN THE AREA WITH NO APPROVED SEPTIC SYSTEM. THERE'S MOBILE HOMES THAT THERE'S TWO MOBILE HOMES ON ONE SEPTIC SYSTEM. RIGHT DOWN HERE AT THE BOTTOM OF MY DRIVEWAY THERE'S FIVE TRAILERS, ONE WELL, TWO SEPTIC TANKS.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Bebout/Mobile Home Owner;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=two septic tanks]
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[VO-NAT]


Calvin Stamper's mobile home was built in 1968.
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[SOT 14:33:39]
[IN Q=I'd feel]

((I'D FEEL PRETTY BAD IF I HAD MY OWN PROPERTY AND I WANTED TO PUT SOMETHING ON IT. I FIGURED I HAVE A RIGHT TO PUT WHAT I WANT TO PUT ON IT.))
[SUPER=01-Calvin Stamper/Mobile Home Owner;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=to put on it]
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[VO-NAT]


The Franklin County planning commission will discuss this issue tonight.
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[E-Drought-Assistance]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


Giles County is among 13 localities for which Governor Gilmore is requesting Federal Emergency assistance.
The Governor sent a letter to U-S Secretary of Agriculture Daniel Glickman requesting assistance for farmers whose crops were extensively damaged by the recent drought.

[E-Water-Quality]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Water Quality]


Governor Gilmore wants 48-million dollars set aside to improve water quality in the state.
He has earmarked over 11 million to address sewer overflow problems in Lynchburg and Richmond.
During heavy rains the combined sewer systems of those cities can over flow into the James River.

The water-improvement project will cost each city around 2 million dollars over 20 years.[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, The life expectancy in the United States has reached an all time high.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]



(ad lib to weather)

[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]

White House lawyers are set to begin an all-out push to keep President Clinton from being impeached.
House hearings turn to Mr. Clinton's defense this morning in what are likely to be morning-to-midnight sessions today and tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Autospies are scheduled to today in what appears to be two separate Danville murder cases.
A 64 year old was found dead in his home Saturday morning.
And a 29 year old man from Philadelphia apparently was shot in the head at a Danville apartment.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=none]


And call them electricians making an outer space house call. That's pretty much what two shuttle astronauts were, as they strolled outside the shuttle ``Endeavour'' last night for a spacewalk.
They hooked up dozens of electrical connections between the first two pieces of the new space station.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday December 8th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[IMPEACHMENT]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Impeachment Inquiry]


In just a few hours White House lawyers begin their legal arguments to keep the president from being impeached.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


Today and tomorrow House Judiciary hearings turn to Mr. Clinton's defense this morning.
Instead of attacking Kenneth Starr, the Clinton legal team is expected to change tactics.
They'll also have a parade of expert witnesses arguing the president's conduct isn't worthy of impeachment.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( JOE LOCKHART//WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: "IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THIS BE DONE IN A SERIOUS WAY, AND OUR TIME HAS COME." ))
[SUPER=01-Joe Lockhart/White House Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=our time has come.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


House Judiciary Committee Chairman Henry Hyde says there's a ``compelling case'' for impeachment. But sources say the White House has a list of about 30 Republicans who might be persuaded to vote against it in the full House.
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[E-Poindexter]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MOrn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-62 1:46:58]
[GRAPHIC=Derek Poindexter]


Roanoke's chief prosecutor has completed his review of the pepper spray death of a drug suspect.
Don Caldwell found NO evidence of criminal wrong-doing on the part of police.
Caldwell met with Derek Poindexter's family yesterday to outline his conclusions and found they've already hired a lawyer.
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[SOT 9:11:35]

((BUT I DON'T SEE ANY INCONSISTENCIES IN EITHER THE FACTS OR THE INVESTIGATION OF THIS CASE.))
[IN Q=But I don't see]
[SUPER=01-Don Caldwell/Roanoke Commonwealth's Atty.]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=of this case.]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Poindexter died of acute cocaine poisoning.
He tried to swallow a rock of crack cocaine while in police custody.
Officer M-L Pendleton used pepper spray on Poindexter to get him to spit out the crack.
Less than an hour later the suspect was dead.

[E-Danville-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Autopsies are scheduled today for two men who were apparently murdered in Danville over the weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Saturday;]


The first victim, Silas Moody Carter, was found dead Saturday morning in his Claiborne Street home.
The 64-year old's body was discovered by friends who were checking in on him.
[SUPER=03-Danville/Sunday;]


The second victim, 29-year old Garfield Maragh (MAR-AWE), was from Philadelphia.
Police say he was shot in the head Saturday night in the West End Apartments.
No arrests have been made in either case.
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[E-Walton-Appeal]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#=98-?]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A death row inmate from Danville will NOT have his case heard before the U-S Supreme Court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/November 1996;]


The high court declined Percy Levar Walton's appeal without comment yesterday.
Walton pleaded guilty last year to three counts of capital murder.
He admitted to robbing and killing three of his neighbors in the Cabin Creek Condominiums in November 1996.
Authorities say Walton enthusiastically described the crimes to an inmate after his arrest.
No execution date has been set.
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[SPACEWALK]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Space Shuttle]


The electricity is flowing between the first two parts of the international space station this morning, thanks to a spacewalk by shuttle astronauts.
Maureen Maher Reports.
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[SOT]

[5:00:N1024]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS Johnson Space Center.]

(( "Hey Jerry, how ya doing??" "I'm just hanging around building a space station.."
Floating some 242 miles above the earth, Astronaut Jerry Ross perched at the end of Endeavor's robotic arm..

(more great pics, maybe nats of Jim??? He's the one with the deep voice.)


and crewmate Jim Newman spent the better part of Monday night bringing the International Space Station to life...
Mission Control: "Sure is a beautiful piece of hardware.."
Lugging cables across the sky, the two men made some 40 connections between the U-S node Unity and the Russian module Zarya...

(nats... of preparing to power up....)

Then the moment that would transform the two modules into one functioning element of the space station..

(Nats of Moscow mission control powering up....))

Mission control in Moscow powering up Unity's computers by way of Zarya.

(Nats. of confirmation that it was powered up....)



(Stand-Up...After 15 years of delays, the international space station is

now operational - but tonight's space walk was only the beginning... over the next 5 ye ars of construction there will be some 160 walks, including two more on

this mission....))[E-City-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-65 1:15:37]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Roanoke officials are looking to Richmond for help with the planned Higher Education Center.
And they're hoping Governor Gilmore will find the funding he took away last year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The plan to renovate the old Norfolk and Western Office Building still needs about three and a half million dollars.
Gilmore reduced state funding for the project last year to help pay for the car tax cut, but backers are hopeful that he'll restore the funding this year.
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[SOT 00:16:23]
[IN Q=We'll find out on the 18th]

((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D- ROANOKE: WE'LL FIND OUT ON THE 18TH OF DECEMBER WHEN THE GOVERNOR ISSUES HIS RECOMMENDATIONS. IF THE GOVERNOR DOES NOT AWARD THREE POINT SIX MILLION TO THE CITY FOR THE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER, THEN I'M HOEPFUL WE CAN GO AHEAD AND PUT IT IN AS AN AMMENDMENT. BUT WE JUST HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE. BUT I'M OPTIMISTIC BECAUSE THE CLIMATE IS VERY GOOD THIS YEAR.))
[SUPER=@Edwards]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=very good this year.]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke is also joining the call for school construction money, and for help implementing the standards of learning in city classrooms.
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[E-Comm-College]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-72 51:45]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


More people than ever before are attending Virginia's Community Colleges.
Enrollment at Virginia Western increased 8 percent last year... it's aready up 2 percent this school year.
Eric Earnhart has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The increase comes]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Towanda Penn/Community College Student; :15]
[SUPER=@Eric1; :23]
[SUPER=01-La Sandra Liggins/Community College Student; :41 ]
[SUPER=01-Mark Emick/Virginia Western Comm. College; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]


((The increase comes from two directions... High School students moving up to the next level, and workers coming back for more education.
Towanda Penn ended up here after she was downsized out of a 23 year career.

[SOT 05:30:57 ]
[IN Q=I found a job a]

((TOWANDA PENN/COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT; I FOUND A JOB A MONTH AGO SO I AM WORKING NOW AND THEY SAID I HAD EXPERIENCE BUT I NEEDED SOME CREDENTIALS.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=some credentials]


[standup 05:33:30] Years ago, driving past a community college you might see a few lights on, a few cars here and there, but look at all the activity here tonight, and look at all the cars packed into this parking lot.

One of those cars belongs to La Sandra Liggins, who used to think college was boring, but community college helped her find her focus.

[SOT 05:35:27]
[IN Q=I just came]

((LA SANDRA LIGGINS/COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT; I JUST CAME BACK BECAUSE I WANT TO TAKE MY LIFE AND BETTER MY LIFE AS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN. AND MAKE MYSELF BETTER. )) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=make myself better]



So many people want to make their lives better in fact, Virginia Western is full.
Another BIG enrollment jump is expected in 2005.

[SOT 06:44:30]
[IN Q=we have to]

((MARK EMICK/VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE; WE HAVE TO REALLY TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT COMMUNITY SITES LOCATED IN AND AROUND THE COLLEGE, WHERE WE CAN EXPAND OUR DELIVERY.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=expand our delivery]



Emick says adding off-campus sites will make it possible to help more students in places where that help is needed most.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))






[Federal-payraises]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Federal workers will be getting bigger paychecks next month.
President Clinton yesterday signed an executive order boosting federal employees' pay by three-point-one percent.
The order also calls for a separate adjustment based on the workers' location.
The pay raises become effective in January.
In addition to the 19-99 raises, the president has also promised federal employees a four- point-four percent pay raise the following year.

[3-Sports]


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


In sports, a host of controversial calls has the N-F-L considering instant replay again.
The league says if owners approve it, a limited form of instant review could be back in time for the playoffs.
There weren't any missed calls in last night's contest between the Packers and the Bucs.
Here's Mike Stevens with the highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy folks]
[RUNS=2:18]
[OUT Q=Tuesday everybody.]



[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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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Roanoke's Chief Prosecutor Don Caldwell has found no criminal wrong doing on the part of the police in the death of Derek Poindexter.
Poindexter tried to swallow a rock of crack cocaine while in Police custody. Officer M-L Pendelton used pepper spray on the suspect to get him to spit out the crack.
Poindexter died less than an hour later of acute cocaine poisoning.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Autopsies are scheduled today for two men who were apparently murdered in Danville over the weekend.
Silas Moody Carter was found dead in his home on Claiborne street Saturday morning.
Police say the second victim, Garfield Maragh (MAR-AWE)of Philadelphia was shot in the head Saturday night at the West End Apartment Complex .
No arrests have been made in either case.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The E-P-A says there is no evidence of groundwater contamination around a potentially dangerous E-P-A Superfund site in Lynchburg. Barrels of paint and other chemicals were discovered months after the Allen Morrison sign Plant went out of business.
Federal authorities say the city has the situation well in hand. Soil samples will be taken next month.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]