[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Two people are shot in Danville in a gunbattle that may have been race related.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a court appearance is next for the woman from Dublin connected to a muder for hire scheme.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Cloudy and cool, with some frost possible on your windshield this morning.
But southerly winds will warm us up nicely this afternoon and keep the forecast on the wet side.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[E-Danville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=99-4 21:54]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Police say an apparent brawl between a group of whites and a group of blacks erupted into gunfire last night outside a Danville Gas station.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last Night]


It happened at the Piedmont Mini Market on Mount Cross Road.
Two men were wounded, both in the head.
An ambulance took Matthew Lynn Alverson of Danville to the Danville Regional Medical Center.
He's in Serious Condition.
Coroy Kinta Preston of Dry Fork was taken to the medical center by a private vehicle just a few moments later.
He was flown to Duke University Medical Center and is in critical condition.
Police questioned one person at the scene, but at this point no one's been charged.
(------------)


[E-Pipe-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-79 50:00]
[GRAPHIC=Pulaski Co. Pipe Bomb]


A Dublin woman is scheduled to appear before a judge this morning on charges she tried to hire an undercover police officer to commit murder.
Sources tell NEWS 7, 39- year old Peggy Sullivan wanted the undercover agent to kill her former boyfriend.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/Tuesday;]


Sullivan was arrested Tuesday afternoon after meeting with the undercover agent in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in Dublin.
Sheriff's investigators had been monitoring the conversation and quickly moved in.
After taking Sullivan into custody they searched her pick- up truck and found two pipe-bombs-- which were later disarmed at a nearby landfill.
Sheriff's officials say they arranged the set-up after receiving a tip last week that Sullivan was looking for a hit man.
(/////SOT/////)

[2:49:10]
[SOT]
[IN Q=It was ]

((JIM DAVIS/PULASKI CO. SHERIFF:IT WAS JUST A WELL PLANNED PIECE OF POLICE WORK THAT WORKED WELL AND WE GOT LUCKY. ))


[SUPER=01-Jim Davis/Pulaski Co. Sheriff; :00]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=got lucky.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Investigators are still trying to determine who made the pipe-bombs.
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[E-Execution]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=vga]
[TAPE#=99-5 00:40]
[GRAPHIC=Va Death Penalty]

19-98 was a record-setting year for Virginia executions, and 19-99 is already getting off to an early start.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=@File;]

Mark Arlo Sheppard was pronounced dead by lethal injection last night at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt. The execution came after the U-S Supreme Court turned down Sheppard's final appeal, and Governor Gilmore did not intervene.
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./1993]

Sheppard was convicted of fatally shooting a Chesterfield County couple in 1993.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[E-Stanley]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#99-01 15:09]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]



(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./October 1998;]


A Henry County man convicted of killing his brother will spend a year behind bars.
Jason Stanley was sentenced yesterday afternoon.
The judge gave him 12-months in jail and a 25-hundred dollar fine.
A jury found him guilty of voluntary manslaughter for shooting his older brother Scott to death last Febraury.
(----------------)


[E-Bland-prison]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-80 1:13:10]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


They've begun rounding up 22 people charged in a drug trafficking scheme INSIDE the Bland prison.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bland Co.]


Four prison GUARDS are among those indicted along with inmates... and their friends and relatives on the outside.


Over the last three and a half years, according to the federal indictment unsealed yesterday, 50-thousand dollars worth of marijuana and other illicit drugs passed through prison gates.
The alleged kingpin of this "continuing criminal enterprise" is inmate Mike Fulcher.
His 65-year old mother is named as a co-conspirator.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:34:10]
[IN Q=You know how]

((YOU KNOW HOW IT IS THEY JUST COME AND GET YOU. AND SAY LET'S GO.))
[SUPER=01-Ethel Fulcher/Defendant]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=let's go.]
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[ANCHOR-Melanie]
[SS=None]


The feds are also taking steps to seize her nine-acre home off Plantation Road.


[CLINTON-LATEST]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=Senate Trial]


Expect more detailed arguments from White House lawyers as they enter their third day of defending the president in the Senate impeachment trial.
This afternoon Mr. CLinton's private attorney, David Kendall, will rebutt the obstruction of justice charges.. and retired Arkansas senator Dale Bumpers will summarize the case.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[4:32:11]
Yesterday, the first woman to address the Senate in the impeachment trial captivated the 100 jurors as she managed to point out old evidence in the obstruction of justice charge in a new way.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((CHERYL MILLS/WHITE HOUSE DEFENSE COUNSEL:THERE IS NO CASE FOR OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE, WHY? THERE IS NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER OF ANY KIND OF THREAT OR INTIMIDATION.))
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Mills/White House Defense Counsel;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=threat or intimidation.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meantime, President Clinton continues to ignore the trial and focus on the iniatives outlined in his state of the Union Address.
Today he will unveil more details of his education plan.
Among his proposals-- 200 (m) million dollars in new spending for his plan to hire 100-thousand new teachers.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Knights quiet the Cougars with a 35- point victory.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=later on mornin'.]



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


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[JASPER-FENCE]


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


An iron fence that has separated blacks and whites -- even in death -- has been torn down in Jasper, Texas.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Japser, TX;]

[3:44:56-sw002]
The fence divided the town cemetery along racial lines for more than 160 years.
Yesterday city employees and volunteers -- blacks and whites -- tore the fence down.
Some were moved to tears.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=it's needed to]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=children of god]
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[VO-NAT]


The move comes just days before the start of the trial for the first of three white men charged in the dragging death of a black man last summer.
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[E-XGR]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-]
[GRAPHIC=State Capitol]


Lynchburg Senator Steve Newman wants to make dismemberment in the course of a first degree murder punishable by death.
Newman's inspiration is, of course, the 1997 burning and beheading case in Grayson County.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grayson Co./File Tape;]


Garnett "G.P." Johnson's killers were only eligible for the death penalty because his watch was stolen in the crime.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:06:00]
[IN Q=The case ]

((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/R-LYNCHBURG: THE CASE IN GRAYSON COUNTY IS PARTICULARLY SAD.))
[SUPER=@Newman;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=particularly sad.]
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[VO-NAT]


But the victim's family wishes Newman would leave them out of it.
Jeff Johnson says "This case doesn't need to be used by anyone for any political gain."
And "This family's been under the scrutiny, under the light, long enough."
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:08:31]
[IN Q=Well I don't]

((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/R-LYNCHBURG: WELL I DON'T CARE TO COMMENT ON THAT. THAT'S FINE.))
[sot 14:16:25]

((HENRY HELLER/VIRGINIANS FOR ALTERNATIVES TO THE DEATH PENALTY: IF DELEGATE NEWMAN WAS REALLY INTERESTED ABOUT HATE CRIMES, DELEGATE NEWMAN WOULD INTRODUCE BILLS THAT WOULD HELP WITH THAT. WHY DO WE HAVE HATE CRIMES? EDUCATION IN THE SCHOOLS SO WE GET AWAY FROM PEOPLE HATING ONE ANOTHER. DELEGATE NEWMAN MAY WANT TO INTRODUCE AN ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE BILL, THAT WE HAVE CLASSES OF ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE IN THE SCHOOLS.))
[SUPER=01-Henry Heller/Death Penalty Opponent; :06!!!!]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=the schools.]
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[TALENT=kimberly]
[SS=None]


Senator Newman's bill would create the 13th way a murder becomes a capital crime in Virginia.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, some foods may not help prevent cancer after all.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( IF YOU'RE STILL UNSURE ABOUT WHAT FOODS ACTUALLY PREVENT CANCER.. HERE'S YET ANOTHER STUDY TO ADD TO ALL OF THAT CONFUSION.
A NEW REPORT FINDS NO CLEAR EVIDENCE THAT A HIGH FIBER-DIET REDUCES THE RISK OF COLON CANCER.
VT=VO

((vo))
FOR YEARS, HEALTH EXPERTS HAD BEEN ADVISING PEOPLE TO EAT FOODS RICH IN FIBER--LIKE WHOLE GRAIN CEREALS--IN ORDER TO PREVENT COLON CANCER.
BUT THE RESULTS OF A 16-YEAR STUDY PUBLISHED IN TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE.. FOUND THAT THE CANCER WAS JUST AS COMMON IN PEOPLE WHO ATE HIGH-FIBER DIETS.
HOWEVER, DOCTORS SAY FIBER HAS BEEN SHOWN TO LOWER ONE'S CHANCES OF HEART DISEASE AND HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
MEANWHILE... THERE'S GROWING CONCERN ABOUT THE LACK OF AWARENESS CONCERNING ANOTHER KIND OF CANCER.
MORE THAN 14-THOUSAND WOMEN IN THE U-S DIE EACH YEAR FROM OVARIAN CANCER...
YET FEW ARE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF THIS OFTEN FATAL DISEASE.
THE SYMPTOMS ARE USUALLY SUBTLE-- SUCH AS MILD ABDOMINAL PAIN, BLOATING, AND FATIGUE.
THERE'S NO TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF OVARIAN CANCER.
BUT WOMEN ARE URGED TO FIND OUT IF THEIR AT RISK BY TALKING TO THEIR DOCTOR.. AND GETTING A YEARLY RECTO-VAGINAL EXAM.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND SOME FOLKS WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SHOULD BE GIVEN A LIE-DETECTOR TEST.
ACCORDING TO A GERMAN STUDY, PATIENTS WHO KEPT TRACK OF THEIR OWN PRESSURE OFTEN LIED ABOUT THEIR READINGS TO DOCTORS.
RESEARCHERS SAY THE FALSE INFORMATION COULD BE PUTTING THESE PATIENTS AT A GREATER RISK FOR HEART DISEASE AND STROKES.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
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((Archive:Bridal Showcase)) [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]


An apparent argument between a group of whites and blacks ended in gunfire.
Two people were shot, both in the head.
It happened outisde a convenience store in Danville.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A court a court appearance is next for the woman from Dublin connected to a muder for hire scheme.
Peggy Sullivan was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say she tried to hire and undercover officer to kill her ex- boyfriend.
Police later found two pipe bombs in her pickup truck.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Dan Quayle is reportedly ready to throw his hat in the ring for the 2000 presidential race.
The Indianapolis Star and News says the former vice president is planning an announcement tonight on C-N-N.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday January 21st.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-E-Pipe-Bomb]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-79 50:00]
[GRAPHIC=Pulaski Co. Pipe Bomb]


The woman who police say tried to hire an undercover officer to commit murder will be in court this morning.
Sources tell NEWS 7, 39- year old Peggy Sullivan wanted the undercover agent to kill her former boyfriend.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/Tuesday;]


Sullivan was arrested Tuesday afternoon after meeting with the undercover agent in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in Dublin.
Sheriff's investigators had been monitoring the conversation and quickly moved in.
After taking Sullivan into custody they searched her pick- up truck and found two pipe-bombs-- which were later disarmed at a nearby landfill.
Sheriff's officials say they arranged the set-up after receiving a tip last week that Sullivan was looking for a hit man.
(/////SOT/////)

[2:49:10]
[SOT]
[IN Q=It was ]

((JIM DAVIS/PULASKI CO. SHERIFF:IT WAS JUST A WELL PLANNED PIECE OF POLICE WORK THAT WORKED WELL AND WE GOT LUCKY. ))


[SUPER=01-Jim Davis/Pulaski Co. Sheriff; :00]
[RUNS=:06 approx.]
[OUT Q=got lucky.]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Investigators are still trying to determine who made the pipe-bombs.
(----------------)



[2-E-Danville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=99-4 21:54]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Details about last night's shooting outside a Danville gas station are still sketchy.
The incident may have begun as a brawl between a group of whites and a group of blacks.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last Night]


It hapened at the Piedmont Mini Market on Mount Cross Road.
Two men were wounded, both in the head.
An ambulance took Matthew Lynn Alverson of Danville to the Danville Regional Medical Center.
He's in Serious Condition.
Coroy Kinta Preston of Dry Fork was taken to the medical center by a private vehicle just a few moments later.
He was flown to Duke University Medical Center and is in critical condition.
Police questioned one person at the scene, but at this point no one's been charged.
(------------)


[E-Martin]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-71 1:44:58]
[GRAPHIC=Alfred Martin]


How much jail time will a man have to serve for escaping from the Martinsville prison farm 25-years ago?
We'll know next month.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lavonia, MI/Last Year;]


Alfred Martin pleaded guilty yesterday to fleeing custody in 1974.
Back then, he was serving time for selling marijuana.
Martin was recaptured last year in Michigan, where he was living with his wife and children and running his own business.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Yesterday;]


His family members here in Virginia offered their support today in court.
They're hoping for a lenient sentence.
Martin's attorney says his client just wants a speedy resolution.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 30:10-:18]
[IN Q=He wants to put]

((BEN GARDNER/MARTIN'S ATTORNEY: HE WANTS TO PUT THIS BEHIND HIM.. HE WANTS TO GET HOME AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Ben Gardner/Martin's Attorney;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=quickly as possible.]
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[VO-NAT]


Martin could face five years in prison on the escape charge, but the Commonwealth's Attorney says she is NOT going to ask the judge for the maximum penalty.
Sentencing is set for February 8th.
(----------------)



[E-Powell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-74 1:02:43]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A pediatrician takes care of sick children--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This one did a good job of that, by all accounts... but John Powell also had a weakness for child pornography.
The Lynchburg physician pled guilty yesterday in federal court to TWO counts of receiving and possessing graphic sexual images of children- -nine or ten years old.
The prosecutor says it came to light about a year ago.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:32:03]
[IN Q=A custodial worker]

((A CUSTODIAL WORKER AT DOCTOR POWELL'S MEDICAL PRACTICE HAPPENED TO SEE SOME IMAGES ON A COMPUTER THAT HE THOUGHT WERE INAPPROPRIATE.))
[SUPER=01-Rusty Fitzgerald/Prosecutor]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=were inappropriate]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The 59-year old pediatrician was locked up yesterday, but will be sentenced later.

[Goode-Aide]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode]


A big change in the office of Congressman Virgil Goode -- chief-of-staff Jim Sievert has resigned.
But Goode says it has nothing to do with rumors that he might switch parties.
Disaffected Democrats complained about Goode's votes FOR impeachment last month.
Goode says Jim Sievert quit over how the office was run.

[2-clinton-latest]


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


The White House three-day defense concludes today with presidential friend and former Arkansas Senator Dale Bumpers getting in the last word.
Meanwhile, President Clinton continues to build on his State of the Union Speech.
Today the focus will be education.
Maureen Maher reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[4:32:11]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Greg Craig/White House Defense Counsel; :32]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; :36]
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Mills/White House Defense Counsel; :48]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tom Harkin/(D) Iowa; :59]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Bob Barr/(R) Georgia; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=Washington]

((He is a man on a mission. In the midst of a trial that could throw him out of office, President Clinton appears intent on changing his place in history - by doing his best to ignore it...
(SOT// President Clinton.."WE WILL BUILD A BETTER AMERICA IN THE 21ST

CENTURY"..APPLAUSE) Speaking at a Pennsylvania High School last night, the President remained content to promote his 1999 agenda and social security reform, making little if any reference to the impeachment trial...
((SHORT nat sot from Wed.s defense presentation..))

Meanwhile, brick by brick, the White House defense team is trying to tear down the case that House Managers built.
(SOT/Greg Craig, White House Defense Counsel-- "What the President did

and said in the Grand Jury is not unlawful.") Yesterday, the first woman to address the Senate in the impeachment trial captivated the 100 jurors as she managed to point out old evidence in the obstruction of justice charge in a new way.
(SOT/Cheryl Mills/White House Defense Counsel/..There is no case for

obstruction of justice, why? there is no evidence whatsoever of any kind of threat or intimidation.)
SOT: Sen. Tom Harkin/D-IA..."Watching the White House defense team

dissect the case was like watching something go thru s a shredder." it was like watching a shredding machine. If Senate Democrats were visibly impressed by Wednesday's presentation, House prosecutors were undeniably defensive.
SOT/Rep. Bob Barr/R-GA, Basically it was what we used to call a swiss

cheese defense."
(Stand-Up)

SUPER: Maureen Maher/CBS NEWS.))

[QUAYLE]


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


Former Vice President Dan Quayle tonight is expected to announce his plans to seek the G-O-P Presidential nomination.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:07;03]
A published report today says Quayle will disclose his plans on the Larry King Live Show.
The Indianapolis Star and News quotes Quayle as saying he believes he's "uniquely positioned and prepared" to be president.
The paper reports Quayle will announced the formation of an exploratory committee in Indianapolis in early February and will formally announce his candidacy in April.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A California construction worker is in the hospital this morning after being buried alive yesterday for nearly eight hours.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]

[4:08:57]
It happened yesterday at a construction site near downtown Los Angeles.
A trench Arturo Garcia was working in caved in.
But Garcia was all smiles as he was lifted from the trench last night.
Some 175 people took part in his rescue.
It's not clear yet why the trench collapsed, but officials think recent rains may have made the ground unstable.
Garcia's condition has not been released.
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[E-Dave-Matthews]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-76 TC56:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Dave Matthews was back in Southwest Virginia last night, performing at Virginia Tech. There was no band this time, just Dave, a friend, and a lot of talent.
Eric Earnhart has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=music]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 18; :37]
[SUPER=01-Lynette Moyer/Fan; 1:13-quick]
[SUPER=01-Bert Moyer/Fan; 1:23-quick]
[SUPER=@eric2; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]
(([SOT]
[IN Q=]
((natsot music))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]


Two men, two guitars, and one grammy-nominated song captivated the crowd of three thousand from the very beginning...
NATSOT CHEERING


The only unhappy fans were the ones caught outside, still without tickets, when the "sold out" signs went up on the auditorium doors... though they could at least pick up his latest C-D which went on sale in stores this week.
Matthews returns to Southwestern Virginia less than a year after his band kicked off it's international tour to a sellout crowd at Victory Stadium...
And while this accoustic tour with fellow Charlottesville musicial Tim Reynolds lacks the physical voltage of the earlier tour... The intensity of Reynold's performance, and the power of Matthew's vocals keep the spiritual energy level as high as ever....
And his words and music are reaching across generations... Lynette and Bert Moyer never imagined they'd get hooked on their daughter's music... they did, enough to stand in line for t-shirts...
[SOT 15:39:38]
[IN Q=it's complicated]

((LYNETTE MOYER/FAN; IT'S COMPLICATED, INTERESTING, IT'S REAL MUSIC... AND IT'S BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER? IT'S BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER [LAUGHS])) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=families together]
[SOT 15:39:52]
[IN Q=they're in the pit]

((BERT MOYER/FAN; THEY'RE IN THE PIT, FRONT ROW BY THE STAGE, WE;RE IN THE LAST ROW... THAT'S WHERE THE PARENTS BELONG,)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=parents belong.]


Whever they sat, they considered themselvs lucky just to be here... Dave Matthews next ten shows are already sold out.
Eric Earnhart, News 7. ))

[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Jeff Gordon has something to say about his 13- win season.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=day everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Details about last night's shooting on Mount Cross Road in Danville are still sketchy.
Police say it may have begun as a brawl between a group of blacks and a group of whites-- then someone started shooting.
Two men were hit in the head and both are in the hospital this morning.
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The woman who allegedly tried to hire someone to kill her ex-boyfriend will be in court this morning.
Peggy Sullivan was arrested Tuesday after a conversation with an undercover police officer.
Investigators say she had two pipe bombs in her truck at the time.
They're still trying to figure out who made the bombs.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Dave Matthews made a return trip to Southwest Virginia-- without the rest of his band.
Matthews and a fellow Charlottesville musician Tim Reynolds played to a sold out auditorium at Virginia Tech last night.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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