[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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


Baltimore firfighters battle a blaze in a high rise apartment building.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Details of a middle-of-the-night telephone call from President Clinton are part of Monica Lewinsky's videotaped deposition.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Cool, clear, and still a bit breezy this morning.
Today's winds won't be quite as howling as yesterday...and temperatures won't be quite as warm.
We'll have the weekend outlook, coming up.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Baltimore-fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


One person is dead in a high-rise fire in Baltimore.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD;]


Firefighters evacuated the 400 residents of a high-rise apartment building after the eight-alarm fire broke out early this morning.
Firefighters have the blaze in the 28-story building under control and are making a second floor-by-floor check of the building to make sure everyone is out.
There have been numerous minor injuries reported, and at least three people are being treated for smoke inhalation.

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[E-Campground-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-2 31:40]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


Part of a Southside campground burst into flames last night.
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[SOT]
[IN-Q=Nat Sound Popping]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]
[Runs=:04]
[out-q=Nat Sound Popping]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Electrical popping noises kept firefighters out of the main building at the Swan Lake Campground in Pittsylvania County as flames shot through the roof and 2nd-story windows.
The building housed the campground's main office along with a laundry and game room.
No one was in the building at the time.
It took firefighters from 4 departments nearly two hours to put out the blaze.
No word yet on what sparked the flames.
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[wipe wipe wipe]


[E-Danville-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#=99-6 8:18]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]



(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;]


The boy injured in Wednesday night's blaze in Danville is in serious condition.
3-year-old Ki-Jana (KA-JANA) Womak was overcome by heavy smoke at 236 Gray Street.
Firefighters rescued the boy before containing the blaze.
His aunt, grandmother, and several other CHILDREN got out of the house unharmed.
Danville's fire chief says there were no smoke detectors in the home.
An electrical short in an extention cord apparently sparked the fire.
(------------)


[IMPEACHMENT]


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


Portions of Monica Lewinsky's taped deposition will be played Saturday at President Clinton's impeachment trial... but a sneak preview of her testimony is already making the rounds.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


According to the Associated Press, Lewinsky told house prosecutors she still had mixed feelings for the President.
Lewinsky also apparently insisted the president did not encourage her to lie in the Paula Jones case.
The decision not to invite Lewinsky for a live appearance was made yesterday by senators in a rare display of bi partisan unity.
(/////SOT/////)
[IN Q=]

((SEN. JOHN BREAUX/D-LA"I THINK EVERYBODY IN THE SENATE HAS COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT WE'VE HEARD EVERYTHING FROM MONICA THAT WE NEED TO HEAR FROM MONICA.. IN ORDER TO MAKE A FAIR DECISION."))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Breaux/(D) Louisiana;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=a fair decision]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Republicans also backed off with their proposal to find the president guilty of wrongdoing without removing him from office.
With those decisions, lawmakers believe they can wrap up the trial by the end of the week.
(------------)



[ny-shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A police source says four New York City officers fired 41 bullets into an unarmed man in his Bronx home.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


The medical examiner's office says the 22-year-old African immigrant died of multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.


The dead man had no criminal record. His uncle describes him as a religious man who worked as a street peddler selling hats and other items in Manhattan.
Residents of the Bronx are outraged.
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[SOT]

[4:12:12-28]
[IN Q=WE BELIEVE...]
[SUPER=01-Kyle Watters/Guinean Assoc. Attorney;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=WE WANT ACTION TAKEN.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


It's not known what prompted the officers to shoot.
The Bronx District Attorney's office is investigating.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, it's a battle Clemson has won only 16 times in 122 tries.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=later on mornin'.]



[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]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kim Clark/GreenFields; :31]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :55]
[RUNS=3:13]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive:sports show))

[E-Fry]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-73 1:50:01]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Death Penalty]


Another death row inmate has been executed last night in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jarratt/Last Night]


Tony Leslie Fry was pronounced dead at nine minutes after nine yesterday evening.
He died of a lethal injection.
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./File Tape]


Fry was sentenced to death for the 1994 robbery and murder of Leland Jacobs-- a car salesman in the Richmond-area.
Fry was 19 at the time of the crime.
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[E-Patrick-Henry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=98-81- 55:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]


"Give me liberty or give me death!"
Those famous fighting words are from Patrick Henry... a favorite son of Virginia and the namesake for Martinsville's Patrick Henry Community College.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Martinsville's state Senator had some fighting words of his own yesterday-- confronting the state's approval of a new "Patrick Henry College" in northern Virginia.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT senate 12:23:45]
[IN Q=I would]

((I WOULD LIKE TO URGE ALL MY COLLEAGUES WHO HAVE COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN MY SYSTEM TO BE AWARE THAT THERE MAY BE SOMEONE WHO WILL PIRATE THAT NAME.))
[SUPER=@Reynolds;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=that name.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The new "Patrick Henry College" is the creation of former Lieutenant Governor candidate Mike Farris.
It's slated to open in the summer of 2000.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Farris tells NEWS 7 he thinks Senator Reynolds opposes him using the Patrick Henry name because Farris campaigned against him in his last election.
Governor Jim Gilmore sides with fellow Republican Farris, saying the name "Patrick Henry" shouldn't be owned by anyone.
Patrick Henry COMMUNITY College President Max Wingett says his school is resigned to future name confusion with Farris's school... no matter what Senator Reynolds is able to do in the legislature.

[S-State-Song]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=98-80 1:27:02]
[GRAPHIC=State Song]


Virginians will not be humming a new state song any time soon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The song subcomittee is picking from 350 submissions.
Debate to extend the committee's work went like this.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:56:59]
[IN Q=We are ]

((REYNOLDS: WE ARE KIDDING OURSELVES IF WE THINK WE ARE GOING TO MAKE ANY PROGRESS IN THIS MATTER.))
[SOT 14:58:32]

((SASLAW: WE CAN GO ON... END THIS GONG SHOW RIGHT NOW.))
[SOT 15:01:31]

((GARTLAN: THE LATIN PHRASE IS...EST))
[SOT 15:01:45]

((GARTLAN: MATTERS OF TASTE ARE NOT TO BE DEBATED.)) [15:02:02] ((COLGAN: WE DO HAVE A STATE FOSSIL...OUR CHILDREN DO.))
[SUPER=@Reynolds; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Dick Saslaw/(D) Springfield; :06]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Gartlan/(D) Fairfax; :16 -- QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Colgan/(D) Manassas; :30]
[RUNS=:35]
[OUT Q=children do.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


On a narrow voice vote, the song subcommittee survived.
Chairman Emmett Hanger expects to get down to 10 songs within the next several weeks.
(------------)


[E-Teen-Center]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-78 59:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A program helping reduce pregnancy among Roanoke teenagers, decrease absenteeism and reduce the number of local hospital emergency room visits has been declared the runner up for a national award.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


The Teen Health Centers Program received 20-thousand dollars from a national non-profit organization.
The money will go to provide updated equipment for the clinics and to help fund existing programs.
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=none]


Primary funding for the centers comes from Carilion Health System, Columbia Lewis-Gale Hospital and a state teen pregnancy grant.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, genetics could be responsible for the habitual coffee drinking.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND ENCOURAGING RESULTS WITH AN EXPERIMENTAL CLOT-BUSTING DRUG FOR STROKE VICTIMS.
----VO---
VT=VO


BY SQUIRTING THE MEDICINE DIRECTLY INTO THE BRIAN... DOCTORS BELIEVE THEY CAN REVERSE MASSIVE STROKES UP TO SIX HOURS AFTER THE START OF SYMPTOMS.
THE BEST CLOT BUSTERS NOW AVAILABLE HAVE TO BE USED WITHIN JUST THREE HOURS TO BE EFFECTIVE.
---vo---
VT=VO


IT APPEARS COFFEE ADDICTS MAY HAVE AN EXCUSE FOR THEIR HABIT.
A NEW STUDY SUGGESTS SOME PEOPLE INHERIT A GENE THAT GIVES COFFEE IT'S KICK AND MAKES IT THAT MUCH HARDER TO KICK THE HABIT.
THERE WAS GOOD NEWS IN THE STUDY.. EVEN A FEW OUNCES OF COFFEE SHARPEN YOUR CONCENTRATION, HELP YOU THINK MORE CLEARLY, AND MAKE BORING WORK LESS BORING.
----vo----
VT=VO


THERE MAY SOON BE A NEW LABEL ON YOUR FAVORITE BOTTLE OF WINE.
THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION IS EXPECTED TO PROPOSE NEW LABELS TODAY THAT REFER TO THE HEALTH BENIFITS OF DRINKING WINE.
NUMEROUS STUDIES SUGGEST THAT MODERATE CONSUMPTION OF WINE CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE IN SOME PATIENTS.
AND THAT'S 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#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



(I'll call for supers)
[SUPER=03-Saturday 10 AM-5PM;]
[SUPER=03-Sunday 10 AM-4PM;]



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

[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]


There were some terrifying moments this morning in Baltimore when an eight-alarm fire broke out in an downtown high rise.
Some people were trapped for about and hour and a-half until they were rescued.
One death have been reported, but there have been many injuries.
The fire is under control.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Details of a middle-of-the-night telephone call from President Clinton are part of Monica Lewinsky's videotaped deposition.
The Associated Press has obtained her testimony.
Transcripts of it are to be made public today.
And parts of the videotape are to be shown during the Senate trial tomorrow.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


AND Former child star Gary Coleman has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor disturbing the peace in his assault trial in Southern California.
Coleman agreed to the plea bargain today just before his misdemeanor assault and battery case went to the jury.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday February Fifth.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-Baltimore-fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


A fire in a high rise Baltimore apartment building has left one person dead and a number of other injured.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD;]


Firefighters evacuated the 400 residents of a high-rise apartment building after the eight-alarm fire broke out early this morning.
Firefighters have the blaze in the 28-story building under control and are making a second floor-by-floor check of the building to make sure everyone is out.
There have been numerous minor injuries reported, and at least three people are being treated for smoke inhalation.

(------------)


[2-IMPEACHMENT]


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


Monica Lewinsky says President Clinton called her in the middle of the night about the Paula Jones case, but didn't tell her what to say in an affidavit.
The transcript of Lewinsky's testimony will be made public today.
Parts of her videotaped deposition will be on view in the impeachment trial tomorrow.
Maureen Maher has the latest on the trial from Washington.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :07]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Bill McCollum/(R) Florida; :21]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Jon Breaux/(D) Louisiana; :27]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Schumer/(D) New York; 1:03 QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting; 1:06]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=capitol hill]



[WIPE TO PINNACLE!!!!!!!][Va-Impeachment]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=take PINNACLE]



(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE PINNACLE BOARD 1]
Virginia's Senators actually agreed on one of the measures yesterday --
Both Democrat Chuck Robb and Republican John Warner rejected the move to call Monica Lewinsky to testify in person.
[TAKE PINNACLE BOARD 2]
But they differed over whether excerpts from the videotaped depositions of Lewinsky, Vernon Jordan and Sidney Blumenthal should be played during the trial.
Robb was against it -- Warner for it.
(-------------)






[E-County-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98- 83 38:47]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]


A Roanoke County man was taken into custody last night following a stand-off with police.
The incident ended peacefully and no one was injured.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


It happened in the North Lakes subdivision on Lamplighter Drive.
An officer was sent to check on a man who was threatening to hurt himself.
When the officer arrived, he found the man armed with two rifles.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 06:57:35]
[IN Q=The officer]

((LT. STEVE TURNER/ROANOKE CO. POLICE DEPT.: THE OFFICER WAS DOWNSTAIRS BASICALLY IN THE HALLWAY AND DID NOT HAVE ACCESS TO GET BACK OUT OF THE HOUSE. HE REQUESTED ASSISTANCE, SO THE OFFICERS ARRIVED HERE. WE SECURED THE PERIMETER. AND PHONE CONTACT WAS MADE WITH THE SUBJECT AND HE VOLUNTARILY CAME OUT OF THE HOUSE AND HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR TREATMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Steve Turner/Roanoke Co. Police Dept.]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=into custody for treatment.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The County SWAT Team was called out, and members were surrounding the house when the incident ended.
The man was not charged with a criminal offense, but he was taken into custody for an evaluation of his mental health.
(------------)


[E-Hodges]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#98-77 1:10:15]
[GRAPHIC=Hunting Death]


A Franklin County man who killed his nephew while hunting, got a reduced charge yesterday.
(----------------------------)
[super=03-Franklin Co.]


Hubert Wayne Hodges WAS facing felony manslaughter charges, but he walked out of court with a misdemeanor conviction- -reckless handling of a firearm.
Hodges says he got excited and aimed at a deer, but instead he shot and killed his 24-year-old nephew, Toby Gearheart.
((//////SOT///////))
[IN Q=Then I saw]

((HUBERT WAYNE HODGES/DEFENDANT: THEN I SAW A DEER COMING OUT AND I SHOT AGAIN. I NEVER KNOWED IT WAS NOT NO DEER TIL I FOUND TOBY.))
[SUPER=01-Hubert Wayne Hodges/Defendant;]
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=til I found Toby ]
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[vo-nat]
The commonwealth's attorney points out that Hodges should have had a clear view.
He says there weren't many leaves on the trees, and Hodges was also using a six power scope.
That's the equivalent of being about eight yards away from his target.
(---------------------)
[anchor=Melanie]
[graphic=None]

Hodges HAS wounded someone before in an unrelated incident--so yesterday the judge also got him for owning a firearm as a felon.


[E-Tobacco-Deal]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#=98-79 1:12:06]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Settlement]


The tobacco-growing states could soon get their share of a multi-billion dollar fund intended to help farmers hurt by a dwindling tobacco market.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last Year;]


The states agreed yesterda on a plan to divvy up the five-billion dollar fund created last month as part of the national tobacco settlement.
The deal uses the 1998 basic quota set by the U-S Department of Agriculture as it's ruler for splitting up the money.
Virginia will get 6-point 65 percent.
Most tobacco experts in Southside Virginia agree it's a fair deal, because it's based on each state's tobacco production.
(------------)
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[SOT 1:49:17-:34]
[IN Q=And I want the growers]

((C.D. BRYANT/CONCERNED FRIENDS OF TOBACCO: AND I WANT THE GROWERS TO UNDERSTAND THAT GOING BACK AND PICKING UP ADDITIONAL YEARS AND TAKING AN AVERAGE WOULDN'T REALLY MEAN A WHOLE LOT AT THIS PARTICULAR INSTANCE. NOW THE MONEY THAT YOU'RE GOING TO BE PAID ON AFTER IT COMES TO VIRGINIA, IT DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE IF YOU GO BACK AND PICK UP THE YEARS THAT WE'VE LOST THE QUOTA ON.))
[SUPER=01-C. D. Bryant/Concerned Friends of Tobacco; ]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=lost the quota on.]
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=None]


The tobacco-growing states could start receiving payments from the fund as early as April.
But it will probably be months before each state figures out how to dole out the cash to individual growers.

[Three-Steve]


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


[ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kim Clark/GreenFields; :33]
[RUNS=2:36]
[OUT Q=they want to collect]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]

[Steve Live]

(I'll call for supers)
[SUPER=03-Saturday 10 AM-5PM;]
[SUPER=03-Sunday 10 AM-4PM;]




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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:sports show))

[E-Elton-John-Tickets]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-3 32:13]
[GRAPHIC=Scalping]


Roanoke city police have charged five people with scalping tickets for the Elton John concert.
Stacey Martin has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=About three weeks]
[SUPER=04-Rocket Records; :00]
[SUPER=04-January 9; :19]
[SUPER=01-Tom Bowers/Asst. Commonwealth's Attorney; :35]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=SM, News 7.]

(( About three weeks after it was announced that Elton John was coming to the Star City--the crowds started gathering at the Roanoke Civic Center.
It took only 46 minutes for the concert to sell out.
But, in a recent statement, officials claimed some of the lucky winners bought more tickets than they needed and then tried to sell them at inflated prices.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 19.00.02 - 19.00.16]
[IN Q=I think everybody]

((TOM BOWERS/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: I THINK EVERYBODY KNEW THIS PARTICULAR ELTON JOHN CONCERT WAS GOING TO BE SOLD OUT AND IT WAS GOING TO BE VERY TOUGH TO GET TICKETS. AND, I DON'T THINK WE'VE HAD THIS SITUATION VERY OFTEN. ))

[RUNS 14]
[OUT Q=this situation very often.]


Shortly afterwards investigators placed an ad in a local newspaper asking for tickets to the concert.
They were quoted prices ranging from 75 to 400 dollars per ticket.
Undercover officers bought a total of 20 tickets then charged five adults with ticket scalping.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 18.59.37 - 18.59.51]
[IN Q=It is breaking]

((TOM BOWERS/ASST. COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY: IT IS BREAKING THE LAW AND THE CITY HAS PASSED AN ORDINANCE WHEN YOU RESELL TICKETS IN EXCESS OF A POSTED OR THE LISTED PRICE ON THE TICKET. I GUESS IN ORDER TO PREVENT GOUGING OR MAKE IT ALL FAIR TO EVERYBODY. )) [RUNS 14]
[OUT Q=fair to everybody.]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: IF CONVICTED EACH PERSON COULD RECEIVE A MAXIMUM 500 DOLLAR FINE. AND, POLICE ALSO PLAN TO PATROL THE CONCERT LOOKING FOR SCALPERS AND WILL LIKELY MAKE A FEW MORE ARRESTS THERE. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=SM, NEWS 7.]))


[coleman]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Former child star Gary coleman has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges-- ending his trial for assault.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


Coleman was being sued by a woman who said coleman attacked her in July when she tried to get his autograph.
Coleman, who is 4 foot eight, testified Tracy Fields was so rude, he was scared.
He tried to rip up the autograph and get away from Fields, and that he had to hit her to do it.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I WAS SCARED AND..]
[SUPER=01-Gary Coleman/Actor;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=SO I HIT HER.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Coleman quietly wept as the judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail, suspended it and ordered him to take anger management classes.
(------------)


[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Roy Stanley takes us to Daytona, where things got a little "froggy" yesterday.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=day everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Roanoke police have taken a stab at scalpers.
They arrested 5 people who tried to sell overpriced tickets to the upcoming Elton John concert.
The show sold out in just 46 minutes last month.
Police say they expect to make a few more arrests and will heavily patrol the concert.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Tony Leslie Fry was executed last night.
Fry was convicted of the 1994 robbery and murder of a Chesterfield County car salesman.
The victim was shot eleven times, then tied to the bumper of a car and dragged to his death.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A Roanoke County standoff ended peacefully last night.
It happened on Lamplighter drive when police responded to a man who was threatening to hurt himself.
The man surrendered as the Swat Team surrounded the house.
He was not charged with any criminal offense.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
(///////////////)
[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Kimberly Reads Time Off Promo]

[Promo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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It's a chocolate- lover's paradise....
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Candy and fudge in all shapes, sizes, and flavors are made at Nancy's Homemade Fudge Factory.
Over the years, it's tempted the tastebuds of many travelers along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
And with Valentine's Day coming up, there are even more treats to savor.
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((NANCY GALLI/NANCY'S HOMEMADE FUDGE: WE'VE GOT LOTS OF WONDERFUL HEART-SHAPED TRUFFLES THAT THEY CAN COME AND PURCHASE. WE'VE GOT SPOONS THAT ARE GREAT TO JUST STIR IN A CUP OF COFFEE. WE'VE GOT GREAT CUPID LOLLIPOPS AND THEY LIKE THAT THEY CAN COME AND PURCHASE, OR THEY CAN MAKE UP A GIFT, ONE OR TWO POUND ASSORTMENTS IN A VELVET BOX.))
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Nancy's is expanding into a bigger facility this spring--
We'll take you behind-the-scenes of the
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candy factory in this week's "Time Off" segment tomorrow on News 7 Saturday Morning.
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