[Impeachment]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Monica Lewinsky]


House prosecutors are expected to interview Monica Lewinsky today, after a court ordered her to cooperate.
They'll also talk to former Clinton adviser Dick Morris.
Scott Pelley has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Starr/Independent Counsel; :17]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Trent Lott/(R) Mississippi; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Scott Pelley/Reporting; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=White house]

((MONICA LEWINSKY WAS ORDERED BY A FEDERAL JUDGE TO RETURN TO WASHINGTON TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS OF HOUSE PROSECUTORS. LEWINSKY'S LAWYERS FOUGHT THE DECISION SAYING ONLY THE SENATE COULD CALL LEWINSKY AS A WITNESS. BUT THE JUDGE RULED SHE HAD TO APPEAR OR LOSE THE AGREEMENT THAT GIVES HER IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION.

(TAPE)


LEWINSKY ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON THIS. SHE WILL MEET WITH HOUSE PROSECUTORS SOMETHING THE WHITE HOUSE DESPERATELY WANTED TO
AVOID. THE PROSECUTORS ARE LOOKING FOR NEW INFORMATION THAT COULD CONVINCE THE SENATE TO CALL HER AS A WITNESS. IN THE INTERVIEW THE PROSECUTORS WILL ASK ABOUT INCONSISTENCIES HER GRAND JURY TESTIMONY.

(GRAPHIC)

FOR EXAMPLE, LEWINSKY TOLD THE GRAND JURY "NO ONE EVER ASKED ME TO LIE." BUT WHEN ASKED "DID YOU UNDERSTAND...HE WOULD DENY THE RELATIONSHIP?" UNDER OATH SHE SAID, "YES...AS WE HAD ON EVERY OTHER OCCASION...WE WOULD DENY IT." (END)
HOUSE PROSECUTORS HAVE ALSO ASKED TO INTERVIEW VERNON JORDAN THE PRESIDENTS FRIEND WHO FOUND LEWINSKY A JOB. JORDAN SAYS HE WILL RESPOND ONLY TO A SENATE SUBPOENA. ))

[11Boty-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-79; 54:10]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A moving trip for a family of four took an unsuspecting turn when their vehicle caught fire.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


They were traveling southbound along I-81 when their vehicle blew a tire and burst into flames.
It happened just before 7 last night.
The family escaped unharmed but many of their belongings were destroyed in the fire.
They are all spending the night in a local hotel.
(------------)


[11Fatal-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


Three people died following an accident late Friday night in Dugspur.
It happened along Route 221 around 11.
Authorities say the vehicle ran off the shoulder, hit a bridge and burst into flames.
59-year old Arlie Kendall Simpkins, 56-year old Kitty Simpkins and 14-year old Ricky Lee Simpkins, Jr. all died in that accident.
The three were from Indian Valley, Virginia.
Police are not sure what caused the wreck.

[Nat-Wx]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


A mother and her baby were victims of flash floods in the Richmond area of Indiana.
Officials say their car was swept off the road by a swollen river.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Northern Indiana;]


Heavy rains are causing some of the worst flooding in years for Indiana residents.
Dozens of people have been forced from their homes.
It is believed the rare January thunderstorms are caused by unusually warm weather and a low pressure system stalled over the Mississippi Valley.
(------------)


[Health-review]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Health-Check]


Researchers say a high Fiber diet does not prevent colon cancer and an experimental pill seems to be helping people lose weight.
With those stories and more here's Mika Brzezinski with the Medical Week in Review.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT Sat 6:06:26 Am]
[IN Q=For years]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=New York]

((
Information: ONCAM MIKA ((on cam))
FOR YEARS WE'VE BEEN SPOON-FED THE IDEA THAT A HIGH-FIBER DIET HELPS PREVENT CO LON CANCER...
SO THE FINDING OF A NEW REPORT OUT THIS WEEK MAY BE A LITTLE HARD TO SWALLOW. VT VO ((vo))
A 16-YEAR STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE FOUND NO EVEIDENCE THAT FOODS RICH IN FIBER REDUCED THE RISK OF COLON CANCER.
BUT DOCTORS SAY EATING FIBER IS STILL WORTHWHILE BECAUSE IT CAN HELP PREVENT HEART DISEASE, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND DIABETES.// VT VO ((vo))
AN EXPERIMENTAL DIET PILL SEEMS TO BE HELPING OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE SHED THOSE EXTRA POUNDS.
THE DRUG ORLISTAT--WHICH WILL BE MARKETED UNDER THE NAME XENICAL-- WORKS BY BLOCKING THE BODY'S ABSORBTION OF FAT.
THOSE WHO TOOK IT LOST AN AVERAGE OF 19 POUNDS.
HOWEVER, MANY OF THEM EXPERIENCED SIDE EFFECTS.
THE DRUG STILL NEEDS F-D-A APPROVAL.// VT VO ((vo))
THE NATION'S LEADING HEART SPECIALISTS WANT TO ADD SOME INNOVATION TO STANDARD HEART TREATMENTS.
THEY'RE RECOMMENDING THAT TWO POWERFUL DRUGS CALLED BETA BLOCKERS AND ACE INHIBITORS... BE WIDELY USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE.
THE MEDICATIONS WORK BY SLOWING DAMAGE TO THE HEART.
DOCTORS ESTIMATE THESE DRUGS COULD SAVE AS MANY AS 100-THOUSAND LIVES EACH YEAR.// VT VO ((vo))
AND SOME PEOPLE CHEAT ON THEIR TAXES...
OTHERS-- WELL THEY CHEAT ON THEIR BLOOD PRESSURE READINGS.
IT MAY SOUND HARD TO BELIEVE BUT A GERMAN STUDY FOUND THAT PATIENTS WHO KEPT TRACK OF THEIR OWN PRESSURE OFTEN LIED ABOUT THEIR READINGS TO DOCTORS.
RESEARCHERS SAY THE FALSE REPORTING WILL ONLY HARM PATIENTS IN THE LONG RUN.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT THIS WEEK'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

[11Brookville-Illness]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-74; 1:08:59]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Hundreds of students at Campbell County High School missed out on taking tests this week due to illness.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.;]


Brookville High School officials say more than 250-students were out most of the week with the flu.
There are only 875 students in the entire school.
The principal says he's never seen it this bad.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=01:25:13]
[IN Q=NATURALL IN A]

((JIM WHORLEY/PRINCIPAL; NATURALLY IN A SCHOOL, YOU SEE A BUG COME THROUGH THAT HITS A LOT OF STUDENTS. BUT THIS IS MORE THAN I'VE SEEN. SEEMS LIKE A REAL ROUGH TYPE OF FLU BUT IT LOOKS LIKE WE'RE COMING BACK FROM IT.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Whorley/Principal; ]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=BACK FROM IT.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Whorley says two assistant principals and at least one other adminstrator have also got the bug. He expects things to return to normal soon.
(------------)


[ReelOpen]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=VA Newsreel]
[Graphic=VA Newsreel]


What if the General Assembly passed a bill that allowed students to drive to school, but restricted them from parking on campus?
In 1980, the idea almost became a reality. In this week's Virginia Newsreel, we look at the proposed legislation, and what Brookville High School students thought about it.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q= run animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]




[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE][Parking-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=VA Newsreel]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe]



[wipe wipe wipe wipe wipe]



(//////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=In Jan]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.; :01]
[SUPER=01-George Nolly/Superintendent; :20]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=I'm Andrew Freiden]


((In January of 1980, The House of Delegates considered a bill that would restrict on-campus parking by public school students.
The legislation would only allow students to drive if they lived 2 and a half miles away from school, had no bus service, or needed the car immediately before or after school.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT1:13:27]
[IN Q=The students]

((GEORGE NOLLY SUPER: THE STUDENTS WE FIND THAT ARE DRIVING NOW ARE PROBABLY THOSE WHO DO HAVE JOBS OR THOSE THAT ARE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL PARTICIPATING IN SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND SINCE WE DO NOT PROVIDE ACTIVITY BUSES THEY ARE EITHER DRIVING HOME OR THEIR PARENTS HAVE TO GET THEM)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=to get them]


If students did not meet the criteria they would have to ride the bus or park off campus.
These Campbell County students did not welcome the idea of losing their adolescent independence.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:13:56]
[IN Q=Speaking for myself]

((STUDENT/SPEAKING FOR MYSELF AND HIM RIGHT NOW. ME AND ONLY HAVE 5 CLASSES AND WE GET OUT EARLY AND I DO NOT SEE ANY USE TO HANG AROUND SCHOOL WHEN WE DO NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO THAT LAST PERIOD)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=last period]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:13:45]
[IN Q=I think we should]

((STUDENT/ I THINK WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO. NOW I MEAN THERE IS A LOT OF PROBLEM UP HERE BECAUSE SO MANY OF US DO DRIVE AND THERE ARE PROBLEMS WITH FINDING A PARKING SPACE AND STUFF LIKE THAT)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=like that]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:14:48]
[IN Q=Well it would]

((STUDENT/WELL IT WOULD SAVE GAS FOR ONE THING, BUT LIKE SOME STUDENTS THEY HAVE TO LEAVE EARLY AROUND 12 OR 1 THAT WOULD PROHIBIT THEM FROM GOING HOME THEY WOULD HAVE TO STAY AN EXTRA TWO HOURS)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=two hours]


The proposed legislation did not pass, But Superintendent George Nolly said each school's principal could still decide which students could park on campus.

That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Andrew Freiden.))[Sports-Plays]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports plays]
[GRAPHIC=tennis]


Number one seed Lindsay Davenport, 11th seed Dominique van Roost, and unseeded Amelie Mauresmo reached the quarter finals of the Australian Open.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Melbourne, Australia/ESPN2;]


Joining them is fifth seed, Venus Williams.
Williams rallied from a three-four deficit in the second set to defeat Chanda Rubin 7-6, 6-4, in Melbourne.
[super=03-Austin, TX/ESPN;]


An upset in the top 25 last night as Texas steals one from 23rd ranked Oklahoma State.
The unranked Longhorns beat State 73-to-70 after leading most of the game.
(------------)


[11Business-Review]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=BIZ]
[GRAPHIC=Business Review]


More jobs finally come to Henry County.
And, Norfolk Southern chugs toward the completion of its merger.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=music/animation]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :08]
[SUPER=01-Albert Prillaman/Stanley Furniture CEO; --:20 quick!!!]
[SUPER=03-Fieldale/File Tape; :30]
[SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape; :43]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :54]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=i'm sg]

[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] [98-77] ((This week on the Review,
Finally some good news about jobs in Henry County. Stanley Furniture announced it's growing...
While still fresh in everyone's mind are big manufacturing layoffs at DuPont and Tultex.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=if they]

((IF THEY WERE GOOD AT TEXTILES, THEY CAN BE VERY GOOD AT FURNITURE.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=good at furniture]


Stanley plans to hire more than 200-people at its plants in Stanleytown and Lexington, North Carolina. [lb 3, 7:20]
Also in Henry County, towel-maker Fieldcrest Canon will pay 200-thousand dollars to settle a sex-discrimination lawsuit.
Two-hundred-four women sued the company, saying they were denied jobs because they were not men. []
Hourly workers at General Electric are forced to work only four days a week during February.
It's the company's way of dealing with less work coming through the factory.
Production is expected to pick up by March. [99-10, 1:42]
Volvo Trucks threatened to pull out of its planned 13-hundred job expansion unless union workers sign a new labor contract by the end of this month.
New River business leaders urged both sides to hammer out a new deal, or risk losing what they called the "most significant" development proposal in recent history. [98-24, 14:14]
Norfolk Southern set June first as the day it takes over most of Conrail's old routes.
N-S and Richmond's C-S-X won the right to carve up Conrail last summer.
N-S also is talking to Amtrak, trying to borrow its passenger routes to more efficiently deliver freight near New York. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
It was a losing week on Wall Street.
The Dow dropped 220 points.
The Nasdaq lost nine.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
(------------)


[Olympic-scan]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Olympic Rings]


Investigators with the International Olympic Committee are meeting again today to finish the report on the bribe scandal.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lausanne, Switzerland;]


The report was supposed to be finished yesterday.
The key issues the board is deciding on are how to change the process for picking host cities and which I-O-C members should be expelled.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=the international]

((KEVAN GOSPER/IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER: THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE WILL NOT TOLERATE IMPROPRIETIES OF ANY KIND. THE I-O-C WILL ACT VERY DECISIVELY TO ENSURE THAT ALL OF OUR MEMBERS STRICTLY ADHERE TO THE I-O-C RULES AND TO THE OATH THEY ALL SWORE TO.))
[SUPER=01-Kevan Gosper/IOC Executive Board Member;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=swore to]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Seven members are facing possible expulsion for taking bribes from Salt Lake City Olympic organizers.
(------------)



[11Log-Cabin]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-77; 56:36]
[GRAPHIC=none]


An historic Roanoke log cabin will be dismantled and hauled away.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-October 10;]


The Howbert House was condemned for safety reasons.
Volunteers stablized the structure, but according to published reports, no one has offered to buy and restore the building.
The owner will have it removed and dismantled.
The logs will likely be used in the construction of more modern log homes.
(------------)


[11Rod-Stewart]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-73; 1:32:44]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Hundreds of fans crammed into the Roanoke Civic Center to be one of the first to get Rod Stewert Tickets yesterday.
David Johnson has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I told my daughter]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :06]
[SUPER=01-Gloria Smith/Rod Stewart Fan; :15 QUICKLY!!]
[SUPER=01-Van Flowers/Rod Stewart Fan; :45 QUICKLY!!]
[SUPER=@David1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Mark Kinser/Rod Stewart Fan; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Evans/Roanoke Civic Center; 1:06]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=Djo, News 7, Roanoke.]
[SOT=15:22:22]
[IN Q=I TOLD MY DAUGHTER]

(( ((I TOLD MY DAUGHTER I'D PAY 200-DOLLARS JUST TO SEE HIM.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=TO SEE HIM.]

Gloria Smith proclaims herself to be Rod Stewart's number one fan. The 61-year old widow has never been to a concert--any concert. But she says she's not about to miss out on this one.
[SOT=15:22:10]
[IN Q=BECAUSE I]

((GLORIA SMITH/ROD STEWART FAN; BECAUSE I LIKE HIM AND I THINK HE CAN SING AND HE'S NICE LOOKING.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=NICE LOOKING.]


Smith seemed to be the essence of Stewart's song "Forever Young"--excited to be among the "Young Turks" waiting to get tickets. Civic Center management held another lottery drawing to determine who would buy tickets first. [NAT-SOUND/15:08:26] ((THE FINAL THREE DIGITS ARE THREE-TWO-OH. Applause)) [RUNS06] One of today's ticket winners had to take the "Downtown Train" to get seats to the Elton John concert.
[SOT=15:12:53]
[IN Q=WE LOST THE]

((VAN FLOWERS/ROD STEWART FAN; WE LOST THE LOTTERY BUT MY DAUGHTER WAS ON THE INTERNET AT HOME. SO SHE WAS SUCCESSFUL.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=WAS SUCCESSFUL.]

[STAND-UP/15:20:38] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; BUT SOME PEOPLE WERE NOT AS FORTUNATE. TICKETS TO THE ELTON JOHN CONCERT SOLD OUT BEFORE MARK KINSER COULD GET SOME. HE'S HOPING THAT'S NOT THE CASE WITH THE ROD STEWART SHOW.)) [RUNS09]
[SOT=15:11:43]
[IN Q=I WAS HOPING]

((MARK KINSER/ROD STEWART FAN; I WAS HOPING TO GET SOME ELTON JOHN TICKETS, BUT ROD STEWART'S A BIG STAR TOO AND I'D REALLY ENJOY SEEING HIM.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=SEEING HIM.]
[SOT=15:04:05]
[IN Q=WE THINK WE]

((JIM EVANS/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER; WE THINK WE CAN MAKE EVERYBODY HAPPY TODAY. NOBODY'S GOING TO BE TURNED AWAY TODAY.))
[RUNS05]
[OUT Q=AWAY TODAY.]

The Roanoke Civic Center has plans for four major concerts and several other each year. Something that has peaked the interest of concert-goers.
[SOT=15:13:25]
[IN Q=WE'RE TRYING TO]

((FLOWERS; WE'RE TRYING TO FIND OUT WHO'S NEXT. WE'VE GOT FEBRARY AND MARCH TAKEN CARE OF. WE GOT TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT APRIL.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=ABOUT APRIL.]

Roanoke Civic Center officials say its unknown when the next concert is or who the act will be. The night of the Rod Stewart concert is March 10. David Johnson, News 7, Roanoke.))

[11Montvale-Library]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-76; 1:04:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Montvale library is now open. It is the first of five new libraries in Bedford County .
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


The Library opened to the public for the first time yesterday.
Local residents signed up for library cards and the children were dressed as their favorite book characters.
The youngsters were supposed to be able to tell their stories.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Do you like]

((GRACE BOARDWINE/"SNOW WHITE"; Do you like being dressed as Snow White? YEAH! Do you know the story of Snow White? UH HUH! Can you tell it to me? Girl nods.))
[SUPER=01-Grace Boardwine/"Snow White";]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=it to me?]
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]

Officials renovated the former Montvale Elementary school into a state of the art library.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=02:03:00]
[IN Q=THE COMMUNITY]

((TOM HEHMAN/DIRECTOR OF BEDFORD LIBRARIES; THE COMMUNITY WAS GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY OF BUILDING A NEW LIBRARY OR RENOVATING THIS BUILDING. THEY REALLY WANTED TO USE THIS OLD BUILDING. IT'S MORE ECONOMICAL....IN THE COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Hehman/Director of Bedford Libraries;]
[RUNS=24]
[OUT Q=IN THE COMMUNITY.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The library is part of a seven-million dollar bond referendum geared toward constructing or renovating libraries in Bedford County. Officials say they plan to expand the library in Big Island, and to build three others--one in Forest, one in Moneta and another in Stewartsville.
(------------)


[60-Minutes]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=60-Minutes]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Mike Wallace talks to Captain Richard Ashby in his first public interview. Ashby was the jet pilot whose plane severed a gondola cable in Italy killing 20 people. Here is a preview of tonight's 60 minutes.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[10:52:22 Friday CBS 10-11:30 Feed]
[IN Q=In Italy]
[RUNS=:31 QUICK OUT!!!!!]
[OUT Q=our mistakes]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=None]


You can see that story and more tonight at seven here on W-D-B-J.

[ProfileOpen]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=WeekendAM]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#Profile Open]
[GRAPHIC=VA Profiles]


Lexington may be a small-southern city but its police force is prepared for big-time problems, thanks to the Lexington Police Special Response Team.
Stacey Martin caught up with the team during a day of training and has more in this week's Virginia Profiles.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]


[Tactical-Team-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=WeekendAM]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=VA Profiles]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]


[wipe wipe wipe wipe]


(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :01 Quick!!!]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Steve Crowder/Team Commander; :31]
[SUPER=@Stacey2; :51]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=SM, News 7, Lexington.]
(((/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot]
((nat sot - shot of smoke bomb going off))

[RUNS]
[OUT Q=nat sot]


They call this a flash-noise diversionary device--a screen or smoke bomb of sorts that STUNS the unsuspecting criminal and helps buy police time to secure the premises and quickly locate suspects--all with as little harm as possible--which is the team's primary goal.
But, it's an objective that's easy to forget amid the camoflouge get-up, steel helmets, masks and tough talk.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot]
((nat sot - men running in saying - police, police, police))

[RUNS]
[OUT Q=]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12.14.01 - 12.14.20]
[IN Q=We're prepared for the]

((LT. STEVE CROWDER/SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM: WE'RE PREPARED FOR THE ABSOLUTE WORSE BUT I STRIVE AND THE TRAINING THAT WE'RE GEARED TOWARD NOWADAYS IS THAT WE WANT TO SAVE. IF WE HAVE A PERSON THAT IS SUICIDAL AND HOLDING THEIR SELVES BARRICADED IN A HOUSE OR IF WE HAVE HOSTAGE SITUATIONS--THAT WE TRAINED TO TRY TO GET THOSE PEOPLE OUT WITHOUT HURTING ANYBODY.)) [RUNS19]
[OUT Q=without hurting anybody.]


Under Lieutenant Steve Crowder's command the team prepares for life-threatening hostage, barricade, and sniper situations and other high-risk operations which don't happen too often in Lexington.
But, Crowder points out that the potential for danger is there given the city's proximity to two major interstates.


(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12.17.59 - 12.18.16]
[IN Q=Certainly, being in]

((LT. STEVE CROWDER/SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM: CERTAINLY BEING IN THIS CORNER OF THE TWO INTERSTATES THAT WE ARE WE GET ALL KINDS OF THINGS IN HERE THAT MOST OF THE TIME WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT BUT YOU KNOW, THE SITUATION COULD ARISE WHERE SOMEBODY COULD STOP IN HERE MAYBE TO GET A TANK OF GAS AND TURN INTO A SITUATION WHERE YOU'D NEED A TEAM LIKE THIS.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=team like this.]


The eight member squad has been called into action four times and is considered an elite force among criminal law enforcement.
Members are required to have five years police work experience and to pass a series of physical tests.
They're also required to train a minimum of 16 hours a month.
Stacey Martin, News 7, Lexington.)) [2-HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

There are some happy Rod Stewart fans in the Star City today. Hundreds of people were able to buy tickets yesterday at the Roanoke Civic Center. The Rod Stewart concert is scheduled for March 10th.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]

A flu outbreak at Campbell County High School and Brookville High School kept hundreds of students at home last week.

Brookville High School had more than 250 students absent -- there are only 875 in the entire school. Administrators say they expect things to return to normal soon.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]

There is a new library in Bedford County. The Montvale Library officially opened its doors yesterday to the public. The new library is located in the former Montvale Elementary School. Officials renovated the building as a part of a seven-million dollar bond referendum geared toward constructing or renovating libraries in Bedford County.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Andrew 2 SHOT]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday January 24-th.



[Sports-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports extra #2]
[GRAPHIC=none]


This is the time of year people resolve to make a change in their lives and for many that means exercise.
Tae-Bo is the latest fitness crave sweeping the nation and it's offered in Roanoke.
It's a mixture of martial arts and kick boxing.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Master Calvin Green/Tae-Bo Instructor; :13]
[SUPER=01-Susan Rolfe/North Star Karate Owner; :42]
[SUPER=01-Amanda Scott/Tae-Bo Student; :48]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=anybody else thinks]
(((/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]


Class members say it's fun, but it's also a workout.
Instructor Calvin Green talks you through excercises which hit every muscle group of your body.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]


But Calvin doesn't just teach the moves. He says to change your body you've got to change your mind first.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=anybody else thinks]

))
(-----------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=none]


Calvin Green teaches at North Star Karate in Roanoke.
You can try Tae-Bo on a one week trial basis.






[Ebert-picks]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net Siskel and Ebert]
[graphic=movie review]


Roger Ebert takes a look at three very different movies playing in theaters this weekend.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is the]
[SUPER=01-Roger Ebert/Movie Critic;:00]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=I'm Roger Ebert]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[SS=None]


You can see Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert's reviews today at Eleven here on Your Hometown Station.

[2-shot toss to bump][Video]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=98-78; 1:04:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A new group in the Roanoke Valley is calling all cat lovers to open their homes and hearts.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Feline Education Rescue and Adoption League or FERAL is a new non-profit organization in the Roanoke Valley.
Its goal is to rescue homeless cats and kittens and try to find them new homes.
They are sponsoring a two day feline festival that continues today at the Clarion Hotel in Roanoke.
It costs 35 dollars to adopt one of the animals and all of them have been spayed or neutered and have had their shots. The show starts again this morning at 10.
(------------)





[Mornin-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#Morn Promo]
[GRAPHIC=News-7 Mornin]


Don't forget to check in with the of the News-7 Mornin gang all this week.
Here's a look ahead.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[In Q=Yes doctor]
[Super=15-Steve/Pardon;]

[OUT Q=morning at 6 a.m.] [RUNS=:43]