[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


A three vehicle accident involving a Franklin County school bus has left two people dead and two others injured.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The death toll is rising dramatically in Colombia from a major earthquake.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Some low clouds are hanging over the region...but not producing any moisture.
The Eastern half of the U-S stays mostly sunny...while folks out west continuing getting hammered with rain and snow.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[School-Bus]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-10 TC02:52]
[GRAPHIC=School Bus Ax]


A Basset woman and her granddaughter caught in a chain reaction accident involving a wrecker and a school bus have both died.
61-year-old Geraldine Gillispie was waiting behind the bus when the wrecker hit her. 8-year-old Emily Sturgil was a passenger in her car.
The wrecker also slammed into the bus itself, where one young passenger had a close call.
Eric Earnhart has her story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When the wrecker hit]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Young/Grandfather; :13]
[SUPER=01-Anita Young/Bus Passenger; :20]
[SUPER=01-Tammy Young/Mother; 1:09]
[SUPER=@eric2; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]

(( When the wrecker hit, 5-year-old Anita Young was in the worst possible place on the bus... standing in front of the open door... ready to step out.
Her grandfather, waiting at the house, saw it happen.
[SOT 04:18:14]
[IN Q=it happened]

((LARRY YOUNG/GRANDFATHER; IT HAPPENED SO FAST, I SAW MY MAILBOX GO INTO THE AIR AND THAT ROLL BACK WAS PUSHING THE SCHOOL BUS DOWN THE ROAD.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=down the road]
[SOT 04:20:40 ]
[IN Q=I was on]

((ANITA YOUNG/PASSENGER; AND IT MADE THE BUS GO INTO THE GRASS AND I SLID DOWN THE STEPS)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=down the steps]


But NOT out the door... because her bus driver, JoAnn Brown... heard the wrecker hit the car behind her... and had just enough time to pull Anita safely back.
[SOT 04:20:47]
[IN Q=Ms Brown]

((ANITA YOUNG/PASSENGER; MRS. BROWN, SHE TOOK THE BACK OF MY COAT AND SHE HOLDED ON TO ME, AND IF SHE WOULDN'T HAVE HOLDED ON TO ME I WOULD HAVE BEEN OUT THE WINDOW.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=out the window]


The force of the on-coming wrecker is obvious from the damage to the car in between it and the bus, where the impact killed the driver and critically injured a passenger...
But Anita was the ONLY child injured on the bus.
[SOT 04:20:59]
[IN Q=are you ok?]

((ANITA YOUNG/PASSENGER; ARE YOU OK NOW? YES, I ONLY HURT MY BACK AND I HAVE A FEW SCRATCHES)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=a few scratches]


And she has a very grateful mom.
[SOT 04:21:23]
[IN Q=]

((TAMMY YOUNG/MOTHER; IT SCARED ME, BUT THANKS TO MS. BROWN, I CAN'T BE ANY MORE THANKFUL TO HER THAN I AM RIGHT NOW, CAUSE THERE'S NO TELLING WHAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED TO HER HAD SHE NOT GRABBED HER.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=grabbed her]


Anita says she might have some bad dreams, but WILL get on the bus again.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

[E-Confederate-Plate]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Confederate Plate]


Virginia's House of Delegates has voted to take the Confederate battle flag OFF of license plates recognizing Sons of Confederate Veterans.
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE CONFEDERATE PLATE PINNACLE PAGE]
N-Double-A-C-P officials took their fight to prevent the flag from appearing on the plates to the General Assembly last week.
Officials with the Sons of Confederate Veterans called the move "unacceptable".
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=None]


The house DID approve a plate with the heritage group's name emblazoned on it.
The house still has one more vote before the measure goes to the Senate and an amendment could restore the flag.

[S-Hog-Farms]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-81 38:58]
[GRAPHIC=Hog Farm]


A proposed state bill that would have made it easier for local governments to regulate large hog farms is dead.
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources voted against the bill yesterday after dozens of farmers showed up to speak out against it.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./October 1998;]


Citizens in many localities, like Halifax County, are fighting hog farmers.
They were hoping to gain more legal tools to regulate large hog farms, which they say can produce huge amounts of waste.
But hog farmers, who say Virginia already imposes tough regulations, were able to convince Senate Committee members to kill the bill.
(----------------)


[COLOMBIA]


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


More than one-thousand people are dead after yesterday's earthquake in western Colombia.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Armenia, Colombia]

[4:11:57]
One official says it's possible more than two-thousand people were killed in the city of Armenia alone.
Rescuers are so busy many bodies have been left in the streets uncollected.
[SUPER=03-Calarca, Colombia; :11]


The quake measure six on the richter scale.
It destroyed buildings and triggered landslides in the nation's coffee- growing region.
It's the worst earthquake to hit the region since 19-83.
(----------------)


[IMPEACHMENT]


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


The behind-the-scenes tug-of-war has all the nation guessing as the President's impeachment trial resumes today.
Senators left Capitol Hill late last night, after spending more than four hours debating a motion to dismiss the case.
Meantime, Republican leaders are considering a new proposal-- one that would find president Clinton guilty, but not remove him from office.
Maureen Maher reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[04:50:32]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tom Harkin/(D) Iowa; :15]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Henry Hyde/(R) Impeachment Manager; :39]
[SUPER=01-Nicole Seligman/President's Attorney; :56]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=cbs news Washington]

(( SENATORS MAY TACKLE THE ISSUE OF POSSIBLE WITNESSES WHEN THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL RESUMES THIS AFTERNOON--
BUT NOT BEFORE DECIDING ON WHETHER TO DISMISS THE CASE ALTOGETHER. ((NAT SOUND SENATORS LEAVING)) ((TRACK))
SENATORS LEFT CAPITOL HILL LAST NIGHT AFTER SPENDING 4&1/2 HOURS DEBATING DEMOCRAT ROBERT BYRD'S MOTION TO END THE TRIAL NOW.
IN A RARE MOVE, THE DEBATES ARE BEING HELD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS.. AND AWAY FROM THE CAMERAS.
TWO DEMOCRATS TRIED--BUT FAILED-- TO MAKE THEM PUBLIC: SEN. TOM HARKIN/D-IA: "THIS IS NOT A PRIVATE CLUB. THAT SENATE FLOOR BELONGS TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND BARRING, BARRING THE UTMOST REQUIREMENT OF NATIONAL SECURITY, THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PRESENT IN THAT SENATE WHEN WE DEBATE."
BEFORE THE SENATORS RETREATED, HOUSE PROSECUTORS MADE ONE LAST PLEA TO KEEP THE TRIAL GOING: REP. HENRY HYDE/CHIEF HOUSE MANAGER-PROSECUTOR/R-IL: HOWEVER YOU VOTE, WE'LL ALL COLLECT OUR PAPERS, BOW FROM THE WAIST, THANK YOU FOR YOUR COURTESY, LEAVE, GO GENTLY INTO THE NIGHT, BUT LET US FINISH OUR JOB.
WHITE HOUSE LAWYERS OBVIOUSLY SEE THINGS DIFFERENTLY: NICOLE SELIGMAN/PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEY: WE SUBMIT TO YOU THAT THE MOMENT HAS ARRIVED...WHERE THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE NATION...THE WISE PRESCRIPTION OF THE FRAMERS...AND THE FAILURE OF THE MANAGERS PROOF...ALL POINT TO DISMISSAL.
MEANWHILE, REPUBLICAN LEADERS ARE CONSIDERING A NEW PROPOSAL THAT WOULD FIND PRESIDENT CLINTON GUILTY, BUT NOT REMOVE HIM FROM OFFICE.))

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, two college coaches talk about the secrets to their success.
Denise Allen has more.
Good Morning Denise.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=a good day.]



[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-Ralph Rorrer/Elk's Home Artist; :20]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :35]
[RUNS=2:07]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:Elks Home))

[S-Ericsson]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-82 32:09]
[GRAPHIC=Ericsson]


Lynchburg's biggest employer shouldn't get any smaller, even though its parent company is laying off lots of workers.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]


That's the word from Ericsson.
The Swedish telecommunications giant said it's cutting 11-thousand jobs across the globe.
[SUPER=03-Stockholm, Sweden;]


The job cuts come after last month's announcement that 19-98 earnings would be lower than expected.
Ericsson makes cellular phones and equipment for telephone networks.
Thirty-eight hundred people work at its Lynchburg operation.
(------------)


[S-Davidsons]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=98-74 1:10:53]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


A Roanoke menswear chain will soon close its doors in Blacksburg.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


Davidson's has operated a shop at 117 North Main Street for about 40 years.
The manager, who's been with the store since it opened, will retire.
Davidson's also operates stores in downtown Roanoke, Tanglewood Mall and in Lynchburg.
(------------)


[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, it sounds like a scene from a horror movie.
But it's actually a first of its kind transplant.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( AN EXTRA-ORDINARY ADVANCEMENT IN TRANSPLANT SURGERY.
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE U-S, DOCTORS HAVE ATTACHED A DONOR HAND TO THE ARM OF A TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT.
VT=VO

((vo))
THE PATIENT--MATTHEW SCOTT--BLEW OFF HIS LEFT HAND WHILE PLAYING WITH A POWERFUL FIRECRACKER IN 1985.
AFTER YEARS OF DEALING WITH A PROSTHETIC HAND, SCOTT DECIDED TO RISK GETTING A TRANSPLANT.
TO DO THIS, SURGEONS HAD TO ATTACH THE TENDONS OF THE DONATED LIMB TO SCOTT'S ARM--
THEN THEY SEWED TOGETHER THE TINY NERVES CORDS, BEFORE FINALLY CONNECTING THE ARTERIES AND VEINS.
DOCTORS WILL KNOW IN A FEW WEEKS IF THE OPERATION WAS SUCCESSFUL.//
VT=VO

((vo))
RESEARCHERS FIND ADDED BENEFITS OF ESTROGEN IN WOMEN.
ACCORDING TO A STUDY IN TODAY'S ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL, CIRCULATION, ESTROGEN SUPPLEMENTS LOWERED INFLAMMATORY AND CLOTTING FACTORS IN THE BLOOD.. THAT CAN CAUSE HEART ATTACKS OR STROKES.
PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THE HORMONE'S ABILITY TO LOWER BAD CHOLESTEROL.
BUT ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY CAN BE RISKY-- SINCE IT INCREASES A WOMAN'S CHANCES FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF CANCERS.
VT=VO

((vo))
UNBORN BABIES MAY PROTECT YOUNG MOTHERS FROM BREAST CANCER.
GROWING FETUSES PRODUCE A SPECIAL PROTEIN IN THEIR LIVERS.. THAT SOMETIMES LEAKS OUT INTO THE MOTHER'S BLOOD.
NOW A TEXAS STUDY FINDS THAT PREEGNANT WOMEN WHO HAVE HIGH LEVELS OF THIS PROTEIN.. USUALLY WIND UP WITH A LOWER RISK OF BREAST CANCER.
HOWEVER, THIS DOES NOT HOLD TRUE FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE CHILDREN LATER IN LIFE.//
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-Bill Pickett/Elk's Home Exec. Director; :23]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :40]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=to the fullest]


[Steve Live]

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

((Archive:Elks Home)) [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]


The death toll is rising dramatically in the worst earthquake to hit Colombia since the mid 80's.
At least one thousand are dead and officials say that number may actually double.
Blood and medical supplies are being rushed from Bogota to hospitals in the disaster zone and schools and staduims have been converted to shelters.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A chain reaction accident yesterday involving a Franklin County school bus has left two people dead.
The victims were a grandmother and her 8 year old grandaughter who were in a car that hit the bus after a tow truck hit them.
A child on the bus and a the driver of the wrecker suffered minor injuries.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And in a rare secret meeting that lasted until late last night, the Senate debated whether to dismiss the impeachment charges against the President.
Meantime Republicans are working on a plan to end the trial.
One Senator has drafted a proposal to find President Clinton guilty but not remove him from office.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, Januray 26th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-School-Bus]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-10 TC02:52]
[GRAPHIC=School Bus Ax]


The little girl badly hurt in yesterday's school bus accident on Route 220 died early this morning.
The girl's grandmother was killed yesterday when they were caught in a chain reaction accident involving a wrecker and a school bus.
61-year-old Geraldine Gillispie was waiting behind the bus when the wrecker hit her.
8-year-old Emily Sturgil was a passenger in her car.
The wrecker also slammed into the bus itself, where one young passenger had a close call.
Eric Earnhart has her story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When the wrecker hit]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Young/Grandfather; :13]
[SUPER=01-Anita Young/Bus Passenger; :20]
[SUPER=01-Tammy Young/Mother; 1:09]
[SUPER=@eric2; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=EE, News 7]

(( When the wrecker hit, 5-year-old Anita Young was in the worst possible place on the bus... standing in front of the open door... ready to step out.
Her grandfather, waiting at the house, saw it happen.
[SOT 04:18:14]
[IN Q=it happened]

((LARRY YOUNG/GRANDFATHER; IT HAPPENED SO FAST, I SAW MY MAILBOX GO INTO THE AIR AND THAT ROLL BACK WAS PUSHING THE SCHOOL BUS DOWN THE ROAD.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=down the road]
[SOT 04:20:40 ]
[IN Q=I was on]

((ANITA YOUNG/PASSENGER; AND IT MADE THE BUS GO INTO THE GRASS AND I SLID DOWN THE STEPS)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=down the steps]


But NOT out the door... because her bus driver, JoAnn Brown... heard the wrecker hit the car behind her... and had just enough time to pull Anita safely back.
[SOT 04:20:47]
[IN Q=Ms Brown]

((ANITA YOUNG/PASSENGER; MRS. BROWN, SHE TOOK THE BACK OF MY COAT AND SHE HOLDED ON TO ME, AND IF SHE WOULDN'T HAVE HOLDED ON TO ME I WOULD HAVE BEEN OUT THE WINDOW.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=out the window]


The force of the on-coming wrecker is obvious from the damage to the car in between it and the bus, where the impact killed the driver and critically injured a passenger...
But Anita was the ONLY child injured on the bus.
[SOT 04:20:59]
[IN Q=are you ok?]

((ANITA YOUNG/PASSENGER; ARE YOU OK NOW? YES, I ONLY HURT MY BACK AND I HAVE A FEW SCRATCHES)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=a few scratches]


And she has a very grateful mom.
[SOT 04:21:23]
[IN Q=]

((TAMMY YOUNG/MOTHER; IT SCARED ME, BUT THANKS TO MS. BROWN, I CAN'T BE ANY MORE THANKFUL TO HER THAN I AM RIGHT NOW, CAUSE THERE'S NO TELLING WHAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED TO HER HAD SHE NOT GRABBED HER.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=grabbed her]


Anita says she might have some bad dreams, but WILL get on the bus again.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

[Leyva]


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


A self-ordained minister and convicted molester has been denied parole, at least for now.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-1989;]


Tony Leyva once claimed he sexually molested 100 boy during nationwide preaching tours.
In 1989, he was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Yesterday, the U-S Parole Commission reversed an earlier decision to parole Leyva after family members, a federal judge and a prosecutor all asked them to reconsider.
Leyva does have a mandatory parole date of November 23, 2000, though.

[E-Crook]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THA]
[TAPE#98-77 58:01]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Montgomery County circuit judge Ray Grubbs took less than two hours yesterday to convict a man of first degree murder.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


43-year old Robert Crook, Senior could spend at least 20-years in prison for killing Michael Durham.
The 36-year old was shot five times last March--- his body was later dumped along an isolated road outside Blacksbur

g.
Crook said he shot Durham while the two were riding down the road because Durham pulled a gun from inside his boot.


But two witnesses in the car said they never saw the victim with a weapon.
(/////SOT/////)

[16:52:04]
[SOT]
[IN Q=I still]

((SHERRY WINKLER/VICTIM'S SISTER: I STILL DON'T KNOW WHY HE DID IT, WHY AT ALL, AND HERE MY BABY BROTHER IS DEAD AND MY MOTHER, IT'S JUST DESTROYED HER, AS A MATTER OF FACT, I'M EXPECTING A BAD OUTCOME FROM HER BECAUSE IT WILL JUST DEVASTATE HER, SHE'S BEEN HANGING ON FROM ALL THIS, YOU KNOW, JUST TO SEE THE OUTCOME, YOU KNOW, EVERYDAY SHE CRIES, YOU KNOW, HE KILLED MY BABY.))
[SUPER=01-Sherry Winkler/Victim's Sister; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=killed my baby.]
(----------------)
[anchor=Melanie]
[graphic=None]


Crook will be sentenced in March.




[E-Kennedy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-71 1:50:53]
[GRAPHIC=Kim Kennedy]

Charges against a man accused of raping a former exotic dancer were dropped yesterday because the victim wouldn't cooperate.
David Johnson has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=44-year-old Kim Kennedy]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jody Fields/Victim's Mother; :15]
[SUPER=01-Alice Ekirch/Prosecutor; :39]
[SUPER=@David1;]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=DJ N7]

((44-year old Kim Kennedy was charged with raping and sodomizing the stripper at the Knights of Pythias Lodge last month. But the alleged victim failed to cooperate with authorities, so the charges were dropped--something which visibly upset the woman's mother.
[SOT=00:11:38]
[IN Q=MY DAUGHTER]

((JODY FIELDS/VICTIM'S MOTHER; MY DAUGHTER WAS SCARED TO GO OUT OF THE HOUSE.....MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF HERSELF.))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=OUT OF HERSELF.]

Prosecutors understood Field's daughter fear, but adds that once a rape victim decides to press charges, they usually follow it through to the end.
[SOT=00:08:09]
[IN Q=I THINK IT'S]

((ALICE EKIRCH/PROSECUTOR; I THINK IT'S UNUSUAL THAT SHE BROGUTH THE CHARGES AGAINST HIM, BUT HAS FAILED TO COOPERATE WITH US.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=WITH US.]

Kennedy is a custodial employee at Ruffner Middle School, but has been suspended without pay since he was arrested.
[SOT=00:04:49]
[IN Q=I DO HOPE]

((JOHN LICHTENSTEIN/KENNEDY'S ATTORNEY; I DO HOPE THAT HE CAN GET HIS JOB BACK, GO ON WITH HIS LIFE AND PUT THIS BEHIND HIM.))
[RUNS= 06]
[OUT Q=THIS BEHIND HIM.]

[STAND-UP/] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; BUT THAT MAY BE EASIER SAID THAN DONE. SINCE THE CHARGES WERE NOL PROSSED, MEANING THEY WERE NOT DISMISSED BUT SIMPLY DROPPED, KENNEDY COULD FACE THE SAME CHARGES AGAIN. THE VICTIM'S MOTHER SAYS SHE INTENDS TO MAKE SURE HER DAUGHTER PRESSES CHARGES AGAIN. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))
[RUNS= 13]))


[2-IMPEACHMENT]


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


The closed door debate has all the nation guessing as the President's impeachment trial resumes today.
Senators left Capitol Hill late last night, after spending more than four hours debating a motion to dismiss the case.
Meantime, Republican leaders are working on a new plan that would find president Clinton guilty of perjury and obstruction of justice, but not remove him from office.
Maureen Maher reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[04:50:32]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tom Harkin/(D) Iowa; :15]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Henry Hyde/(R) Impeachment Manager; :39]
[SUPER=01-Nicole Seligman/President's Attorney; :56]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=cbs news Washington]

(( SENATORS MAY TACKLE THE ISSUE OF POSSIBLE WITNESSES WHEN THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL RESUMES THIS AFTERNOON--
BUT NOT BEFORE DECIDING ON WHETHER TO DISMISS THE CASE ALTOGETHER. ((NAT SOUND SENATORS LEAVING)) ((TRACK))
SENATORS LEFT CAPITOL HILL LAST NIGHT AFTER SPENDING 4&1/2 HOURS DEBATING DEMOCRAT ROBERT BYRD'S MOTION TO END THE TRIAL NOW.
IN A RARE MOVE, THE DEBATES ARE BEING HELD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS.. AND AWAY FROM THE CAMERAS.
TWO DEMOCRATS TRIED--BUT FAILED-- TO MAKE THEM PUBLIC: SEN. TOM HARKIN/D-IA: "THIS IS NOT A PRIVATE CLUB. THAT SENATE FLOOR BELONGS TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND BARRING, BARRING THE UTMOST REQUIREMENT OF NATIONAL SECURITY, THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PRESENT IN THAT SENATE WHEN WE DEBATE."
BEFORE THE SENATORS RETREATED, HOUSE PROSECUTORS MADE ONE LAST PLEA TO KEEP THE TRIAL GOING: REP. HENRY HYDE/CHIEF HOUSE MANAGER-PROSECUTOR/R-IL: HOWEVER YOU VOTE, WE'LL ALL COLLECT OUR PAPERS, BOW FROM THE WAIST, THANK YOU FOR YOUR COURTESY, LEAVE, GO GENTLY INTO THE NIGHT, BUT LET US FINISH OUR JOB.
WHITE HOUSE LAWYERS OBVIOUSLY SEE THINGS DIFFERENTLY: NICOLE SELIGMAN/PRESIDENT'S ATTORNEY: WE SUBMIT TO YOU THAT THE MOMENT HAS ARRIVED...WHERE THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE NATION...THE WISE PRESCRIPTION OF THE FRAMERS...AND THE FAILURE OF THE MANAGERS PROOF...ALL POINT TO DISMISSAL.
MEANWHILE, REPUBLICAN LEADERS ARE CONSIDERING A NEW PROPOSAL THAT WOULD FIND PRESIDENT CLINTON GUILTY, BUT NOT REMOVE HIM FROM OFFICE.))

[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record] [ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Davies/Elk's Home Craftsman; :16]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; 1:07]
[RUNS=2:35]
[OUT Q=Mornin' Returns]



(tape toss to break)


[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:Elks Home))

[2-COLOMBIA-Quake]


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


The number of people killed by the earthquake in western Colombia has risen to more than one-thousand.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Armenia, Colombia]

[4:11:57]
One official says it's possible more than two-thousand people were killed in the city of Armenia alone.
At least 60 percent of the city was destroyed.
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The quake measure six on the richter scale.
It destroyed buildings and triggered landslides in the natin's coffee growing region.
It's the worst earthquake to hit the region in more than 15 years.
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Pope John Paul the second heads to St. Louis today where he will meet with President Clinton, and speak to thousands at a youth rally.
Last night in Mexico City more than one-hundred thousand gave the pontiff a rousing send off.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
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((IN A COLORFUL, AND INSPIRING FINALE TO HIS MEXICO VISIT, POPE JOHN PAUL THE SECOND DELIVERED HIS MESSAGE OF FAITH TO OVER ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND FOLLOWERS AT MEXICO CITY'S AZTECA STADIUM. WITH TEARY EYES, THE POPE SEEMED MOVED BY THE CHEERING CROWD. --QUICK NAT WAVE-19;25;12 AT TIMES IT FELT LIKE A SPORTING EVENT, WITH THE CROWD DOING THE WAVE_. THAT AMUSED THE SPRITUAL LEADER.
--SOT-POPE JOHN PAUL II 19;23;58

"I am feeling mexican!" I AM FEELING MEXICAN HE DECLARED_ BUT FOR THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THERE IS AN IMPORTANT PURPOSE TO THIS INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION. THE CHURCH IS CONCERNED ABOUT LOSING MEMBERS TO OTHER RELIGIONS, AND LOSING ITS' APPEAL TO THE YOUNG. CHURCH LEADERS VISITING HERE FROM THE U.S., LIKE FATHER JUAN RIVAS , SAY THEY MUST IMPROVE RELATIONS BACK HOME.
--SOT-FATHER JUAN RIVAS, 7;02

"my job is to tell that to other people.and get involved in evangelization from house to house, In the streets, in the neighborhood and that's the way we're going to convert the other people." THE STADIUM CEREMONY WAS BROADCAST LIVE ALL OVER THE AMERICAS_ AND THERE WERE MESSAGES TO THE POPE, LIKE THIS ONE FROM THE U.S.
--SOT- FROM U.S. SPEAKER REGARDING SOLIDARITY, 19;00;35

SOLIDARITY IS LESS OF AN ISSUE FOR MEXICO, WHICH IS 90 PERCENT ROMAN CATHOLIC. FOR THE LAST FOUR DAYS, MILLIONS HAVE LINED THE STREETS OR PACKED VENUES TO BE NEAR THE POPE, ON WHAT IS LIKELY HIS LAST VISIT HERE. --STAND-UP- IN FAMILIAR THEMES, THE POPE URGED FOLLOWERS TO CONQUER VIOLENCE, POVERTY, AND GREEDY CONSUMPTION. IN HIS WAY, HE IS CHASTIZING MEXICO, AND THE U.S. WHERE HE IS HEADED NEXT. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS MEXICO CITY.))

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This is the last chance for a Botetourt boarding school to earn its license.
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State Education Department officials arrived at the Wilderness Leadership Academy yesterday.
The school's license was yanked last fall for being unsafe and unsanitary.
Between now and Wednesday inspectors will interview students and employees, as well as review the facility.
They expect to make an announcement later this week.
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In sports, the Hoyas give the top- ranked Huskies a scare.
Denise Allen has details.
Good Morning Denise.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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The little girl badly hurt in yesterday's school bus accident died early this morning.
Emily Sturgil's grandmother, 61 year old Geraldine Gillispie, was also killed in the accident.
The creash happened when a wrecker hit the car which was stopped for a school bus.
One child on the bus was slightly injured, as was the driver of the wrecker.
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Tony Leyva will not be getting an early parole from federal prison.
The U-S Parole Commission reversed an earlier decision and denied the convicted molester's parole yesterday.
Leyva has a mandatory parole date of November 23, 2000.
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And the we should know later this week if the Wilderness Leadership Academy will get its license back.
State education department officials began their final inspection yesterday.
The school's license was yanked last fall for being unsafe and unsanitary.
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