[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Two pipe bombs are found in connection with a planned hired killing.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And In the same House chamber where he was impeached a month ago, President Clinton looked to America's future as he delivered his State of the Union address.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The skies are clouding up in response to a disturbance pushing into the Ohio Valley--
With the exception of some widely scattered showers this morning, it's shaping up to be another mild, partly sunny day.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Clinton-Latest]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=State of the Union]


Good Morning, I'm Melanie Moon.
With the specter of an impeachment trial hanging overhead, President Clinton delivered the century's final State of the Union Address.
Maureen Maher joins us from Capitol Hill.
[Live=Maureen Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
( ad lib)

[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH***]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:51-37 BACK UP AND 2-CLINTON]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Jennifer Dunn/(R) Washington;]
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]




[Live=Maureen Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
( ad lib)

(( IN THE VERY CHAMBER WHERE HOUSE MEMBERS VOTED TO IMPEACH HIM JUST A MONTH AGO.. PRESIDENT CLINTON PRESENTED HIS ACCUSERS, SUPPORTERS AND THE NATION HIS PLAN TO PROPEL AMERICA INTO THE NEXT CENTURY.
(CLINTON SOT)

MY FELLOW AMERICANS, I STAND BEFORE YOU TO REPORT THAT THE STATE OF THE UNION IS STRONG.
(TRACK)


ARMED WITH IMPRESSIVE STATISTICS OF A HUGE SURPLUS AND A BALANCED BUDGET.. THE PRESIDENT CHALLENGED CONGRESS TO USE THAT MONEY ..FIRST AND FOREMOST.. TO SAVE THIS NATION'S FRAGILE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM.
(CLINTON SOT)

I PROPOSE WE COMMIT 60 PERCENT OF THE BUDGET SURPLUS FOR THE NEXT 15 YEARS TO SOCIAL SECRITY, INVESTING A SMALL PORTION IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR JUST LIKE ANY PRIVATE STATE OF LOCAL government WOULD DO.
(TRACK OVER GRAPHIC)

THE PRESIDENT ALSO OUTLINED PLANS TO SPEND BILLIONS TO:
--- IMPROVE MEDICARE
---SET HIGHER EDUCATION STANDARDS
---FIGHT CRIME
---SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT
(TRACK)


WHILE THERE WAS PLENTY OF APPLAUSE DURING HIS SPEECH, MOST OF IT CAME FROM DEMOCRATS.
AT ONE POINT THE PRESIDENT COULDN'T RESIST THE TEMPTATION TO POKE SOME FUN AT THE G-O-P.
(CLINTON SOT)

THAT WAS ENCOURAGING, THERE WAS MORE BALANCE ON THE SEE-SAW.
(TRACK)

AFTERWARDS, REPUBLICANS WASTED LITTLE TIME FINDING FAULT IN THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN TO SAVE SOCIAL SECURITY
(SOT, REP. JENNIFER DUNN, R-WA)

PEOPLE TODAY WANT MORE CONTROL OVER THEIR LIVES AND MONEY. PRESIDENT'S CLINTON'S APPROACH, AS YOU MAY HAVE JUST HEARD, GIVES THE GOVERNMENT MORE CONTROL OF YOUR RETIREMENT INCOME.
(TRACK)


WHILE YESTERDAY ENDED WITH MISTER CLINTON LAYING HIS VISION FOR THE FUTURE.. EARLIER IN THE DAY, HIS LAWYERS WERE FIGHTING TO MAKE THAT POSSIBLE.
WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL CHARLES RUFF BEGAN THE PRESIDENT'S IMPEACHMENT DEFENSE WITH RINGING STATEMENTS OF HIS INNOCENCE. Maureen Maher/CBS NEWS.))

[E-Pipe-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-79 46:29]
[GRAPHIC=Pulaksi Co. Pipe Bomb]


A Dublin woman is under arrest this morning, charged with attempting to hire somebody to commit murder.
Peggy Sullivan is behind bars in the Pulaksi County Jail without bond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


Sources tell News 7 Sullivan was arrested yesterday afternoon, after a conversation with an undercover police officer.
That's when authorities found two large pipe bombs in Sullivan's pickup truck, which was parked outside a fast-food restaurant in Dublin.
The pipe bombs were removed after a state police agent wearing a protective suit attached the bag the devices were in- to a rope.
The bag was then pulled into a container and taken to a nearby landfill where it was detonated.
Authorities expect to release more information sometime today.
(----------------)



[S-Campbell-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-83 25:20]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


Yesterday morning's fire in Campbell County turned out to be deadly.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Authorities say 53-year old Kallie Lee Overstreet helped his wife and son escape the burning home, then went back inside to see if anyone was left behind.
That's when he became trapped by the smoke and flames.
It's believe the fire was accidental.
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[S-Bridge-Fall]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-06 05:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A construction accident in Montogmery County last month has also turned fatal.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./December 28]

The construction worker who fell forty five feet while working on the "Smart Road" died yesterday afternoon. Thirty-seven year old Wesley Burford had been working inside a concrete support column when he slipped and fell.

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[KOSOVO]


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


Tension is growing over continued hostility in Kosovo, part of the former Yugoslavia, where ethnic Albanians are fighting for independence.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Racak, Kosovo;]

[4:13:11]
Yesterday, as Serb forces continued bombarding the hills surrounding a village where 45 Albanians were massacred last week, NATO generals arrived in Belgrade with an ultimatum for President Milosevic (mee-LOH'-shuh-vich).... Stop the crackdown on Albanians or face the possibility of military attack.
Many of the victims of Friday's attack appeared to have been executed at close range.
The dead include women and teenagers.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((WILLIAM WALKER, INTERNATIONAL MONITORING GROUP:THIS IS ABOUT AS HORRENDOUS AN ACT AS I'VE SEEN. ))
[SUPER=01-William Walker/International Monitoring Group ]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=horrendous an act as I've seen.]



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[VO-NAT]


American William Walker was ordered out of Yugoslavia for expressing his views.
In a minor concession, Milosvic's government allowed Walker to remain in the country for another 24 hours.
(----------------)


[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Jeff Gordon picks up right where he left off.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=a little bit.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-10]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record] [Roll Cold out of Break]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Kasey/William Byrd Junior; :22]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :49]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Hawley/William Byrd Senior; 1:40]
[RUNS=2:30]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:Drugs))

[E-Danville-Firefighters]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-78 43:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The City of Danville and its firefighters are at odds again, despite a recent court ruling that many thought would resolve the issue.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/September 17, 1998;]


Firefighters won a lawsuit in September regarding unpaid overtime, forcing the city to come up with three years of back pay.
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last Night; :08]


To avoid paying this overtime in the future, city council hired a consultant to come up with a cost-effective way to schedule the firefighters.
Nearly 100 firefighters turned out at last night's council work session to oppose the plan.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:06:18-:28]
[IN Q=We hope that you will]

((KEN JONES/FIREFIGHTER: WE HOPE THAT YOU WILL NOT SUPPORT THIS OPTION JUST BECAUSE IT'S THE LEAST EXPENSIVE OPTION BECAUSE IT WOULD NOT FIX THE PROBLEM OF MORALE. IT WOULD ONLY MAKE THINGS LOOK GOOD ON PAPER.))
[SUPER=01-Ken Jones/Firefighter;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=look good on paper.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Firefighters say the proposed one day on, two days off plan cuts into their family time.
They want to stay with their current 24-hours shifts and be paid for their meal breaks.
City council will take another look at the issue next month.
(----------------)


[E-L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#99-05 09:20]
[GRAPHIC=Lyncburg City Seal]


A task force is recommending the city of Lynchburg hire 42 new firefighters over the next three years to keep the city compliant with new safety regulations.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


OSHA'S "Two-In Two-Out" rule requires two firefighters to be on the outside of a burning building before two others can fight the blaze from the inside.
A fire department task force says hiring the extra personnel will put four firefighters on a single engine, helping decrease response time.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:24:07]
[IN Q=This would allow]

((FRED MILLS/LYNCHBURG FIRE CHIEF: THIS WOULD ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO MOVE TO FOUR PERSON MINIMUM STAFFING ON EACH OF THE COMPANIES. IT WOULD ALSO GIVE US THE RELIEF FACTOR THAT'S NEEDED TO REDUCE THE ACCUMULATED LEAVE AND ALLOW OUR PEOPLE TO TAKE TIME OFF MORE WHEN THEY WANT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Fred Mills/Lynchburg Fire Chief; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=they want it.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The extra personnel is expected to cost the city more than 1-point 3 million dollars.
(----------------)


[Eye-Surgery]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=598-32 TC1:52:45]
[GRAPHIC=Eye Surgery]


Advances in eye surgery are making a major difference for patients with vision problems.
Just ask Janine Stone.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:28:11]
[IN Q=Things are so much clearer]

((THINGS ARE SO MUCH CLEARER AND BRIGHTER AND I DO WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT THIS OPERATION IS AVAILABLE FOR THEM. IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THEY KNOW.))
[SUPER=01-Janine Stone/Cataract Patient;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=important that they know.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton;]


Stone has worn glasses since grade school, but a procedure to remove cataracts and implant new lenses has left her with excellent vision.
[SUPER=@File;]


The procedure is just one example of recent improvements in the treatment of many eye disorders.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:40:47]
[IN Q=With each advance]

((DR. JOSEPH WEISMAN: WITH EACH ADVANCE WE MAKE, THE RECOVERY IS SHORTER, THE LIMITATIONS ARE MUCH LESS INVOLVED AND THE OVERALL OUTCOMES ARE JUST BETTER. AND PATIENTS ARE HAPPIER. THAT'S THE BOTTOM LINE.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Joseph Weisman/Blue Ridge Eye Center;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=that's the bottom line.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Early next month, Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital will open a new eye center. The renovation will consolidate services on one floor and improve access for patients.
(------------)


[Health-Check]


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


In other medical news, the government has approved research involving cells from human embryos.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=:57]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( AN EXPERIMENTAL DIET PILL SEEMS TO BE HELPING OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE SHED THOSE EXTRA POUNDS.
VT=VO

((vo))
THE DRUG ORLISTAT--WHICH WILL BE MARKETED UNDER THE NAME XENICAL-- WORKS BY BLOCKING THE BODY'S ABSORBTION OF FAT.
A TWO-YEAR STUDY FOUND THAT PEOPLE WHO TOOK ORLISTAT--AND WHO STUCK TO A LOW-FAT DIET AND EXERCISE--LOST AN AVERAGE OF 19 POUNDS.
HOWEVER, MANY EXPERIENCED CRAMPS AND OTHER SIDE EFFECTS.
THE DRUG IS STILL AWAITING APPROVAL FROM THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.//
VT=VO

((vo))
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT TO PAY FOR RESEARCH INVOLVING CELLS TAKEN FROM HUMAN EMBRYOS--
JUST AS LONG AS THE RESEARCHERS DO NOT GROW THE CELLS THEMSELVES.
SCIENTISTS ARE HOPEFUL THAT THE STUDY OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS WILL LEAD TO CURES OF VARIOUS DISEASES...
AND THEY'RE COUNTING ON PUBLIC FUNDS TO FURTHER THAT MISSION.
BUT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH SAYS FUNDING ANY PROJECT THAT USES CELLS NOT FULLY GROWN.. VIOLATES FEDERAL LAW.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-10]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[On Record] [Roll Cold Out of Break]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-JoAnn Burkholder/S. P. A. Coordinator; :20]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :28]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=around drugs]


[Steve Live]

[Double Boxes=SPA & KMC]
(Toss to Kimberly)

((Archive:Drugs))[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


No mention of impeachment, but President Clinton did talk about saving Social Security during his State of the Union speech.
White House attorneys today will offer a second day of defense in the President's impeachment trial.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A woman from Dublin is behind bars this morning for allegedly hiring someone to commit murder.
Two pipe bombs were found in a McDonald's parking lot yesterday in connection with the plot.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And after two decades on the job Roanoke City manager Bob Herbert is resigning so he can take a job with Virginia Tech.
He'll officially be off the job April 9th.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday January 20.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-E-Pipe-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-79 46:29]
[GRAPHIC=Pulaksi Co. Pipe Bomb]


A Dublin woman is under arrest this morning, charged with attempting to hire somebody to commit murder.
Peggy Sullivan is behind bars in the Pulaksi County Jail without bond.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


Sources tell News 7 Sullivan was arrested yesterday afternoon, after a conversation with an undercover police officer.
That's when authorities found two large pipe bombs in Sullivan's pickup truck, which was parked outside a fast-food restaurant in Dublin.
The pipe bombs were removed after a state police agent wearing a protective suit attached the bag the devices were in- to a rope.
The bag was then pulled into a container and taken to a nearby landfill where it was detonated.
Authorities expect to release more information sometime today.
(----------------)



[Herbert]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-17 TC1:50]
[GRAPHIC=Bob Herbert]


Roanoke City manager Bob Herbert is going to work for Virginia Tech.
Herbert announced his resignation yesterday...
It's effective April 9th, when his assistant, James Ritchie, will become acting City Manager.
Eric Earnhart has reaction.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=we regret to inform]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=@Bowers; :05]
[SUPER=01-Jim Trout/Council Member; :29]
[SUPER=01-Bob Herbert/City Manager; :40]
[SUPER=@Eric1; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]

((
[SOT]
[IN Q=we regret to inform you]

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR; WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU.... OF THE RESIGNATINO OF CITY MANAGER W. ROBERT HERBERT))
[OUT Q=W. Robert Herbert]



It caughtt hem all by surprise, the man who, among other things, helped construct the partnership that built both the new Airport terminal and the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, is leaving. In the same breath, council members experess regret and gratitude.



[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((JIM TROUT/COUNCIL MEMBER; THIS IS A SAD DAY....THANKYOU BOB))
[OUT Q=]



Herbert says after 20 years with the City, it wasn't an easy decision to make.

[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((Bob Herbert/City Manager; It was tough in that I'm leaving a very talented group of employees... I'm going to become a member, hopefully just a regular member of this community.))
[OUT Q=]




His new role will not take him far, working to bring educational conferences to the hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.

[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((Bob Herbert/City Manager; It'll allow me to live in Roanoke... they've asked me to help out and I told them I would do so.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]



City officials now have a difficult and important choice, as they begin the process of choosing a permanent replacement.


[SOT]
[IN Q=we think that jim]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=not yet begun.]



No one knows how long the process will take, remember city officials haven't had to do this for nearly fifteen years.

In Roanoke, Eric Earnhart, News 7. ))[E-Downtown-Traffic]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=98-77 48:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In other news from city hall tonight, downtown Roanoke will experience a change of direction.
(XXXXXXXXXXXX)

[Take Pinnacle Page 4715] Campbell and Salem Avenues are currently one-way streets, running in opposite directions.
(XXXXXXXXXXXX)

[Take Next Pinnacle Page 4716] last night, City Council voted to make them both two-way streets, creating some new downtown traffic patterns.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Roanoke business owners have been pushing for the change, saying the current situation makes it tough to bring customers downtown.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I would have ...]
[SUPER=01-Steven Lemon/Downtown Business Owner]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=...'cause you're going."]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Council members also appropriated money to pay for the project.
Nobody showed up to express any opposition.
(------------)



[E-Porch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-09 00:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Alsoat last night's meeting, a Roanoke man won a battle over control of his front porch.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]

When Aubrey Hicks rebuilt his porch at his home in historic "Old Southwest", the Architural Review Board objected, saying it did not meet their guideliness Last night, Hicks told council members his porch looks a lot better than many of his neighbors'.
City Council agreed, and overruled the Board's decision, so Hicks can keep his porch.
(------------)


[2-Clinton-Latest]


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


President CLinton's lawyers continue their opening arguments today in the President's impeachment trial.
[SS=State of the Union]


There was no mention of the trial last night as President Clinton delivered the last State of the Union Address this century.
His 77 minute speech touched on everything from education and health care to foreign policy and military.
Maureen Maher has highlights.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:51-37 BACK UP AND 2-CLINTON]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Jennifer Dunn/(R) Washington; 1:17]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; 1:43]
[RUNS=1:55]
[OUT Q=CBSN Washington]

(( IN THE VERY CHAMBER WHERE HOUSE MEMBERS VOTED TO IMPEACH HIM JUST A MONTH AGO.. PRESIDENT CLINTON PRESENTED HIS ACCUSERS, SUPPORTERS AND THE NATION HIS PLAN TO PROPEL AMERICA INTO THE NEXT CENTURY.
(CLINTON SOT)

MY FELLOW AMERICANS, I STAND BEFORE YOU TO REPORT THAT THE STATE OF THE UNION IS STRONG.
(TRACK)


ARMED WITH IMPRESSIVE STATISTICS OF A HUGE SURPLUS AND A BALANCED BUDGET.. THE PRESIDENT CHALLENGED CONGRESS TO USE THAT MONEY ..FIRST AND FOREMOST.. TO SAVE THIS NATION'S FRAGILE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM.
(CLINTON SOT)

I PROPOSE WE COMMIT 60 PERCENT OF THE BUDGET SURPLUS FOR THE NEXT 15 YEARS TO SOCIAL SECRITY, INVESTING A SMALL PORTION IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR JUST LIKE ANY PRIVATE STATE OF LOCAL government WOULD DO.
(TRACK OVER GRAPHIC)

THE PRESIDENT ALSO OUTLINED PLANS TO SPEND BILLIONS TO:
--- IMPROVE MEDICARE
---SET HIGHER EDUCATION STANDARDS
---FIGHT CRIME
---SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT
(TRACK)


WHILE THERE WAS PLENTY OF APPLAUSE DURING HIS SPEECH, MOST OF IT CAME FROM DEMOCRATS.
AT ONE POINT THE PRESIDENT COULDN'T RESIST THE TEMPTATION TO POKE SOME FUN AT THE G-O-P.
(CLINTON SOT)

THAT WAS ENCOURAGING, THERE WAS MORE BALANCE ON THE SEE-SAW.
(TRACK)

AFTERWARDS, REPUBLICANS WASTED LITTLE TIME FINDING FAULT IN THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN TO SAVE SOCIAL SECURITY
(SOT, REP. JENNIFER DUNN, R-WA)

PEOPLE TODAY WANT MORE CONTROL OVER THEIR LIVES AND MONEY. PRESIDENT'S CLINTON'S APPROACH, AS YOU MAY HAVE JUST HEARD, GIVES THE GOVERNMENT MORE CONTROL OF YOUR RETIREMENT INCOME.
(TRACK)


WHILE YESTERDAY ENDED WITH MISTER CLINTON LAYING HIS VISION FOR THE FUTURE.. EARLIER IN THE DAY, HIS LAWYERS WERE FIGHTING TO MAKE THAT POSSIBLE.
WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL CHARLES RUFF BEGAN THE PRESIDENT'S IMPEACHMENT DEFENSE WITH RINGING STATEMENTS OF HIS INNOCENCE. Maureen Maher/CBS NEWS.))

[BUS-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Bus Crash]


At least 10 people are dead and several more missing after a bus plunged 30 feet into a river in Argentina.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Santa Fe, Argentina;]

[4:12:11]
The bus collided with a car on a bridge in Santa Fe late Sunday night.
The impact turned the bus sideways forcing it off the bridge and into the river.
Six people still missing are believed to be on the bus.
Efforts to locate the missing passengers have been halted after a truck with a mounted crane trying to retrieve the sunken bus slipped over the bridge's side and fell into the river.
The crane operator escaped unharmed.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-10]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record] [ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Stovall/Roanoke Co. School Board; :26]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :38]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Jeff Swortzel/Roanoke Co. Police; 1:35]
[RUNS=2:37]
[OUT Q= other jurisdictions]


[Steve Live]

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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:drugs))

[E-Alley]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-81 37:00]
[GRAPHIC=Sharon Alley]


A Henry County judge has decided the fate of the woman who killed her own baby on Mother's Day.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 3:30:20-:28]
[IN Q=On the charge of ]

((ON THE CHARGE OF FELONY CHILD ABUSE I SENTENCE YOU TO 2-YEARS IN PRISON. ON THE CHARGE OF 2ND DEGREE MURDER I SENTENCE YOU TO 34-YEARS IN PRISON.))
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=34-years in prison.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


All total, Sharon Denise Alley will spend 36-years behind bars, for abusing her infant daughter Brooke and ultimately stabbing her to death.
Attorneys for both sides left the courtroom without commenting on the sentence.
The Commonwealth's Attorney wanted Alley to serve the maximum of 50-years in jail, calling the baby's murder one the of worst he's ever seen in Henry County.
(----------------)





[S-Boty-Business]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-75 2:00:04]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]

Expansion is in the plans for a Botetourt County steel company.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

O'Neal Steel yesterday announced it will put five million dollars into another 50-thousand square foot building with new equipment and hopefully--more employees. O'Neal is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and it has openings for skilled fitters, welders and machinists, with pay ranging from twelve to 17-dollars an hour. Officials expect to complete the expansion by May.
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Vice President Gore has wrapped up a visit to Tennessee -- where he consoled tornado victims and toured devastated neighborhoods.
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After inspecting storm damage in Jackson, where Gore's mother spent part of her childhood, he promised storm victims that federal help was on its way.
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((VICE PRESIDENT GORE:WE'LL HAVE THESE PROGRAMS HERE TO HELP YOU REBUILD AND THE WHOLE COUNTRY'S GONNA COME IN WITH RESOURCES TO HELP JACKSON GET BACK ON ITS FEET AGAIN. ))
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Jackson and several other parts of Tennessee will need all the help it can get.
Sunday's tornadoes ripped through this area leaving death and destruction in their wake.
Eight people were killed--more than 600 homes were either damaged or destroyed.
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In sports, the Lady Maroons use a big second half to stay undefeated in the Old Dominion.
Mike Stevens has details.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A Dublin woman is under arrest after allegedly trying to hire someone to commit murder.
Sources tell News-7 Peggy Sullivan was arrested yesterday after a conversation with an undercover police officer.


That's when police found two large pipe bombs in her pickup truck.
They were taken to a landfill and detonated.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Bob Herbert is leaving his post as Roanoke's city manager for a job at Virginia Tech.
Herbert has been city manager for nearly 15 years, and was instrumental in building the new airport and the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.
His assistant James Ritchie will take over while a permanent replacement is sought.
No one knows how long that will take.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Sharon Alley will spend 36 years in prison for abusing and killing her infant daughter.
Alley stabbed her daughter Brooke to death on Mother's Day, 1997.
The Henry County Commonwealth's Attorney was hoping she would receive the maximum sentence of fifty years in prison.
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