[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Interstate 81 wasn't the place to speed this weekend as state troopers hit the roads and skies as part of the Governor's push for aggressive driver education.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a new deadline at the Kosovo peace talks in France.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Better bundle up this morning-- It is VERY chilly.
Temperatures are in the teens and 20s, and with wind chills factored in, it feels even COLDER.
We'll tell how it'll last, coming up in the forecast.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Highway-Enforcement]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=99-10 TC16:02]
[GRAPHIC=I-81 Speed Patrol]

The education process of speeding motorists along I-81 began yesterday, as state troopers enforced Governor Gilmore's crackdown directive.
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[INQ=NAT Helicopter]

[NAT-SOUND/23:55:52] ((HELICOPTER OVERHEAD MONITORING TRAFFIC pan to traffic.))
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]
[RUNS=03]
[OUTQ=NAT HELICOPTER]
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[VO-NAT]

More than 100-state troopers hit the road and others went by helicopter to monitor traffic along the 320-mile highway corridor. It's part of the governor's push for aggressive driver education efforts. Warning signs were posted to remind people to slow down or be pulled over.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT=23:34:58]
[IN Q=WE'RE TRYING TO]

((COL. M. WAYNE HUGGINS/VA. STATE POLICE SUPERINTENDENT; WE'RE TRYING TO GIVE PEOPLE ADVANCED WARNING. SO IF SOMEONE GETS PULLED OVER WE HAVE TRIED TO BE HINEST AND UP FRONT AND NOT TRICK PEOPLE INTO SOMETHING. SO IT'S PART OF OUR PUBLIC EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PROGRAM.))
[SUPER=01-Col. M. Wayne Huggins/State Police Superintendent;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=AWARENESS PROGRAM.]
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[VO-NAT]

Officers were looking for motorists following too closely and those making improper lane changes, like the truck driver that was ticketed for causing this acccident. More monitoring is planned in the months to come. Crackdowns will be frequent, random and unannounced.
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[Rice-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=The Internet]


A one-time aide to a West Virginia governor is behind bars in Bedford County.
Thomas D. Rice is accused of soliciting sex from a minor in Virginia over the internet.
He was charged as part of an on-going program targeting crimes against children on the internet.
Rice was chief of operations under former West Virginia governor Gaston Caperton.
He was arrested last night and is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Bedford County.
Bedford County Sherriff Mike Brown will hold a news conference at eleven this morning.

[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has a day to persuade both the Serbs and ethnic Albanians to agree to peace.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rambouillet, France;]


Albright is back at the Kosovo talks outside Paris this morning.
The deadline for an agreement has been pushed back to 9 a-m tomorrow.
There are a number of snags, including the Serb refusal to allow NATO peacekeepers into Kosovo, and Albanian demands for a referendum on independence at the end of a three-year interim period.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE "IT'S A DECISION OF WAR AND PEACE FOR THEM. I THINK WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE DIFFICULTY OF THE DECISIONS THAT THEY ARE MAKING. AND, IT IS MY BELIEF THAT THEY ARE MOVING TOWARDS YES."))
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=MOVING TOWARD YES.]
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[VO-NAT]


Albright says, if the talks fail because both parties say no, there will NOT be NATO air strikes against the Serbs.

She says if the talks fail because of the ethnic Albanians, they will loose international support for their cause.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, the Hokie seniors barely pull one out over George Washington.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=later on mornin'.]



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


[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Peggy Ann Conklin/Blue Ridge Traditions; :20]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :43]
[RUNS=2:24]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



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

[unabomber]


[ANCHOR=MElanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Ted Kaczynski]


Until now the infamous unabomber has remained silent.
Now Ted Kazynski is speaking out via letters written to a CBS journalist.
And the world will soon know even more about the serial bomber when a book about his life is published this summer.
Rick Sallinger reports.
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[SOT]

[4:08:45]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Helena, MT/April 1996; :0]
[SUPER=01-Rick Sallinger/Reporting; :45]
[SUPER=01-Mary Spurlin/Kaczynski Friend; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Dick Lundberg/Kaczynski Friend; 1:31]
[RUNS=2:01]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, Denver]

((TED KACZYNSKI HAS BEEN SERVING A LIFE SENTENCE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY IN A DEADLY 17 YEAR BOMBING SPREE. NOW, INSTEAD OF ROAMING FLORENCE GULCH IN THE MONTANA WILDERNESS, HE IS CONFINED TO WHAT'S BEEN CALLED THE ALCATRAZ OF THE ROCKIES IN FLORENCE, COLORADO. I WROTE TO HIM THERE AND RECEIVED NINE LETTERS FROM A MAN ANGRY ABOUT THE OUTCOME OF HIS CASE, AND UPSET WITH THOSE WHO DISTURBED HIS SOLITUTDE IN MONTANTA. HIS LETTERS DESCRIBE HOW HE SET TRAPS TO INJURE MOTORCYCLISTS AND VANDALIZED THEIR EQUIPMENT: "I PUT SUGAR IN THE GAS TANKS AND SLASHED THE TIRES, THEN QUIETLY WALKED BACK TO MY CAMPSITE."
(STAND UP) kaczynski refused to stand trial in the Unabomer case because he wouldn't accept a defense of insanity. He's

indicated to others that he feels his guilty plea was coerced. His letters give a clue he's not satisified with his plea IN RESPONSE TO A REQUEST FOR AN INTERVIEW HE WRITES, "DEAR MR. SALLINGER...I'VE BEEN ADVISED BY A VERY WELL-QUALIFIED ATTORNEY TO AVOID CONTACTS WITH THE MEDIA UNTIL MY LEGAL POSITION HAS BEEN CLARIFIED." MARY SPURLIN KACZYNSKI FRIEND "is he trying to get his conviction reversed? yes he has told all of us that in letters he has written to all of us individually. do you think the hope of that is keeping him going? Yes NEIGHBORS CONTINUE TO WRITE TO KACZYNSKI IN PRISON AND STRUGGLE TO UNDERSTAND HIM. DICK LUNDBERG KACZYNSKI FRIEND
"we didn't know the unabomber, we knew ted kaczynski and i feel that it's two different people in the same body i would say." THEY CONSIDER THEMSELVES FRIENDS..BUT EVEN SO... EILEEN LUNDBERG KACZYNSKI FRIEND "do you think he has hope of getting out of there one day? I hope not, i hope not." THIS COMPLICATED, PROLIFIC WRITER HAS ALSO REPORTEDLY WRITTEN A BOOK. HE MAY HAVE LOST HIS FREEDOM, BUT IF HE DOES WIN A TRIAL HE RUNS THE RISK OF RECEIVING THE DEATH PENALTY. RICK SALLINGER FOR CBS NEWS.))

[S-Bedford-Movie]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-74 TC 1:52:28]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The movie "28 Days" won't be shot at The Peaks of Otter.
That's according to a location scout for Columbia Tri-Star Pictures.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./February 12;]

[use file from 98-76 1:36:49]
About a week ago congressmen Bob Goodlatte and Virgil Goode told federal officials they wanted the movie to be made at the resort.
But, Gary Everhart, the head of the Blue Ridge Parkway, has been opposed to the idea.
He says Columbia Tristar's plans to use the resort are not acceptable and would disturb the tranquility that lures visitors.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Company officials are now apparently looking at another site near Charlottesville.

[S-Health-Inspections]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-81; 1:14:43]
[GRAPHIC=None]


After inspectors cited the Star City Diner for serious health code violations it was forced to close for five days.
But state health officials say it's rare that they have to take that step.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;]


The Star City Diner reopened on Wednesday, after inspectors confirmed that the most serious violations had been corrected.
In the Roanoke Valley, there are now about 600 full-service restaurants, and health officials say the vast majority cooperate with inspectors and take food safety seriously.
Environmental Health Manager Dick Tabb says enforcement is a last step.
[SOT 04:32]
[IN Q=We view it as our job]

((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER: WE VIEW IT AS OUR JOB TO MAKE SURE THAT THE RESTAURANT OPERATES SUCCESSFULLY IN A SAFE MANNER. IN A VERY FEW INSTANCES WE DO HAVE TO STEP IN AND DO ENFORCEMENT, BUT THAT'S CERTAINLY A MINORITY AND AN EXCEPTION.))
[SUPER=01-Dick Tabb/Environmental Health Mgr.]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=and an exception.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Among those 600 restaurants, there were only about 10 closures last year, and Tabb says most of those were voluntary.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, there's hope for people who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Diana Olick has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Diana Olick/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( RESEARCHERS MAY HAVE FOUND A TREATMENT FOR AN ILLNESS THAT'S BAFFLED THEM FOR YEARS.
VT=VO

((vo))
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME CAN BE BEST DESCRIBED AS A COMPLETE LACK OF ENERGY.
MORE THAN 500-HUNDRED THOUSAND AMERICANS HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH THIS CONDITION--
EVEN THOUGH DOCTORS STILL AREN'T SURE WHAT CAUSES IT.
BUT NOW RESEARCHERS AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SAY A NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT CALLED ENADA.. HAS HELPED RELIEVE SYSTEMS OF C-F-S IN 31 PERCENT OF THE PATIENTS TESTED.//
VT=VO

((vo))
GOOD NEWS FOR WOMEN OVER 40 TRYING TO HAVE A BABY.
EXPERTS SAY IT IS POSSIBLE TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL PREGNANCY-- ESPECIALLY WHEN USING A DONOR EGG.
EGG DONATION ALSO LOWERS THE CHANCES OF BIRTH DEFECTS.
RESEARCHERS ADD THAT WOMEN OVER 40 CAN HELP ENSURE A SAFE PREGNANCY.. BY STAYING IN SHAPE.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND SPEAKING OF STAYING IN SHAPE..
IT MAY BE IN A COMPANY'S BEST INTEREST TO PROVIDE EXERCISE PROGRAMS FOR ITS EMPLOYEES.
A STUDY BY RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO.. FOUND THAT WORKERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN CORPORATE-SPONSORED WELLNESS PROGRAMS WERE HAPPIER...
AND ALSO SAVED THE COMPANY MONEY IN HEALTH CARE COSTS.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M DIANA OLICK, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[Two-Steve]


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


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



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[ESSc#8700]

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[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


The blue lights are flashing along Interstate 81 in western Virginia.
State police yesterday launched the crackdown on speeders that Governor Gilmore promised a few weeks ago.
Some 100 Drivers were ticket were ticketed for going as little as six miles-an-hour above the posted 65 miles-an-hour speed limit.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


In New York, the crackdown is on DRUNK drivers.
Beginning today drivers who are stopped at roadside checkpoints like these, and accused of driving drunk, will lose possesion of their cars...on the spot..no questions asked.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Secretary of state Madeleine Albright is back at the Kosovo peace talks this morning.. hoping to break the current deadlock between Serbs and Albanians.
Albright said yesterday that if neither side accepts the proposed settlement.. NAT0 CANNOT carry through on its threat to attack Serb targets.
(----------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday, February 22.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[S-I81-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-76; TC1:54:30]
[GRAPHIC=I-81 Speed Patrol]


Just as state police put on a show of force yesterday along I 81--in an effort to enforce the Governor's program cracking down on speeders--a truck driver caused an accident when he clipped the back of a car while switching lanes.
No one was seriously injured and the truck driver was charged with improper lane changing.
And as David Johnson reports, officials say it was an example of the speeding and driver inattention that they are trying to reduce.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Speeding and]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=02-Sgt. Frank Duffy/State Police; :17]
[SUPER=01-Col. M. Wayne Huggins/State Police Superintendent; :35]
[SUPER=01-Curtis Herr/Truck Driver; :53]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; 1:03]
[SUPER=@david1; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=Djo, N7, Botetourt Co.]

(( Speeding and driver inattention--are what causes accidents like this. They're also the reasons more than 100-state troopers are monitoring the 320-mile corridor of I-81--18 in the counties of Montgomery and Roanoke alone.
[SOT=23:49:04]
[IN Q=THIS IS TO]

((VOICE OF FRANK DUFFY/VA. STATE POLICE; THIS IS TO MAKE MOTORISTS AWARE THAT WE CAN PUT TROOPERS OUT HERE TO STRICTLY ENFORCE THE TRAFFIC LAWS.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=TRAFFIC LAWS.]

Troopers are being brought in from other counties to get the project rolling. That creates holes in those areas, which are being filled by local law enforcement.
[SOT=23:39:46]
[IN Q=THEY'VE BEEN]

((COL. M.WAYNE HUGGINS/VA. STATE POLICE SUPERINTENDENT; THEY'VE BEEN VERY COOPERATIVE WITH US AND REALIZED THAT WE'VE PULLED RESOURCES AND THEY MIGHT GET EXTRA CALLS TODAY AS A RESULT OF US NOT BEING THERE.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=NOT BEING THERE.]

Duffy says, judging by the flow of traffic over the past few days, people are getting the hint that it's time to slow down. One truck driver agrees.
[SOT=00:03:42]
[IN Q=THE SPEED LIMIT]

((CURTIS HERR/TRUCK DRIVER; THE SPEED LIMIT IS 65-MILES-PER-HOUR. IF YOU CAN'T GET ENOUGH MILES COVERED AT 65-MILES-PER-HOUR, YOU'RE IN BAD TROUBLE.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=BAD TROUBLE.]

The warning signs are up and down the road--and motorists are being monitored on the road and in the air. [NAT-SOUND/23:55:52] ((HELICOPTER FLYING OVRHEAD. Pan down to traffic)) [RUNS04]
[SOT=23:50:26]
[IN Q=IF THEY OBSERVE]

((DUFFY; IF THEY OBSERVE A VEHICLE DRIVING ERRATICALLY, THEY WILL RADIO A GROUND TO TAKE CARE OF THAT SITUATION.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=OF THAT SITUATION.]

[STAND-UP/00:12:10] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; IT'S UNDETERMINED AT THIS POINT HOW LONG THE STRICT ENFORCEMENT ALONG THE I-81 CORRIDOR WILL LAST. BUT FOR THE NEXT FEW MONTHS, IT WILL BE FREQUENT, AT RANDOM AND UNANNOUNCED. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7, BOTETOURT COUNTY.)) [RUNS12]))

[2-Rice-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=The Internet]


A one-time aide to a West Virginia governor is accused of soliciting sex from a minor in Virginia over the internet.

Thomas D. Rice is behind bars in Bedford County.
He was charged as part of an on-going program targeting crimes against children on the internet.
Rice was chief of operations under former West Virginia governor Gaston Caperton.
He was arrested last night and is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Bedford County.
Bedford County Sherriff Mike Brown will hold a news conference at eleven this morning.

[Mexico-B]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=netA]
[GRAPHIC=Going south]


Seven dollars a day won't get you much in America.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Matamoros, Mexico;]

[from Novalink 4 tape]
But that's how much money this woman earns in a Mexican sewing plant.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:47:38]
[IN Q=pues,]

((ALICIA: PUES, SE LIMITO MUCHO.... (just let this run for a couple of seconds then fade).))
[SUPER=01-Alicia Lopez/Mexican Sewer;]
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=nat spanish]
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[VO-NAT]

[novalink 1 -- walking shot]
This week on News-7, Scott Goldberg takes us inside a Mexican sewing factory.
He'll introduce us to people doing the sort of work that used to be done in Virginia ....
And to the people who have been laid off.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[alice tape 7:14:37]
[IN Q=it was]

((ALICE CAMPBELL: IT WAS TOUGH. IT WAS REALLY HARD AT FIRST ... MY LIFE, THAT'S ALL I HAD DONE.))
[SUPER=01-Alice Campbell/Former Sewer;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=had done]
(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
Our in-depth look at the apparel industry that's Going South begins tonight, on News-7 at six.
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[2-KOSOVO]


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


Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is in Rambouillet, France this morning trying to keep the Kosovo peace talks from collapsing.
The Serbs won't sign a deal allowing foreign troops in Kosovo.
And the ethnic Albanians are demanding a referendum on independence in three years.
The deadline for an agreement has been pushed back to tomorrow at 9 a-m.
Cynthia Weber reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rambouillet, France; :00]
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State; :14]
[SUPER=03-Luxembourg; :42]
[SUPER=01-Robin Cook/British Foreign Secretary; :48]
[SUPER=03-Aviano, Italy; :59]
[SUPER=03-Tetovo, Macedonia; 1:13]
[SUPER=03-Dinovce, Kosovo; 1:27]
[SUPER=01-Cynthia Weber/Reporting; 1:42]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, New York]

(((SUPER: RAMBOUILLET, FRANCE) SECRETARY OF STATE MADELEINE ALBRIGHT RETURNED TO RAMBOUILLET FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF NEGOTIATIONS. BUT SHE MADE NO PROGRESS IN PERSUADING KOSOVAR ALBANIANS TO ACCEPT A DEAL THAT WOULD GIVE THEM GREATER AUTONOMY IN THE SERBIAN PROVINCE.
(SOT) MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE "it's a decision of war and peace for them. i think we need to understan

d the difficulty of the decisions that they are making. and, it is my belief that they are moving towards yes." ALBRIGHT ALSO MET WITH SERBIAN DELEGATES WHO HAVE RULED OUT THE THE PRESENCE OF NATO-LED MILITARY TROOPS TO IMPLEMENT A PEACE DEAL.
(SOT) MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE "there is no deal and no

cooperation if they are not willing to engage on what is a basic aspect of the agreement."
(SUPER: LUXEMBOURG)

BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY ROBIN COOK WHO WAS IN LUXEMBOURG EXPRESSED OPTIMISM THAT A DEAL WOULD BE REACHED BY TUESDAY'S DEADLINE.
(SOT) Robin Cook/British Foreign Secretary "we believe that we are close to such an agreement and that we can secure

that agreement over the next two days. that is what we are working to."
(SUPER: AVIANO, ITALY)

AT THE U-S AIRBASE IN AVIANO, ITALY.. SOME 50 STEALTH JETS AND OTHER FIGHTER PLANES ARRIVED SUNDAY. THEY'LL BE ON STANDBY IN CASE THEY'RE NEEDED FOR ANY NATO INTERVENTION OVER THE KOSOVO CRISIS.
(NATS)
(SUPER: NEAR TETOVO, MACEDONIA)

IN MACEDONIA, NATO TROOPS LAUNCHED A REMOTE CONTROLLED SURVEILLANCE ROCKET.. THAT WILL PROVIDE THE POSITION OF SERB TROOPS IN KOSOVO.
(NATS)
(SUPER: NEAR DINOVCE, KOSOVO)

DESPITE THE ONGOING PEACE TALKS IN FRANCE, THERE IS CONTINUING VIOLENCE IN KOSOVO. TWO BODIES, BELIEVED TO BE THOSE OF MISSING ETHNIC ALBANIANS, WERE DISCOVERED ON THE SIDE OF A ROAD NEAR A VILLAGE.
(SUPER: STUDENCANE, KOSOVO)

KOSOVO LIBERATION ARMY GUERRILLAS WERE OUT IN FORCE PATROLLING THE VILLAGE OF STUDENCANE, AFTER IT CAME UNDER HEAVY SERBIAN ARTILLERY FIRE ON SATURDAY. CYNTHIA WEBER, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

[Three-Steve]


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


[On Record] [ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Peggy Ann Conklin/Blue Ridge Traditions; :19]
[SUPER=01-Bo Cash/Blue Ridge Traditions; :43]
[SUPER=01-Anita Wray/Blue Ridge Traditions; 1:44]
[RUNS=2:31]
[OUT Q=continue to grow]


[Steve Live]

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:magazine))

[Drunk-driving]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Drunk Driving]


In New York today a tough new law goes into effect designed to keep drunk drivers off the street.
Kristin Jeannette-Meyers has the details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NY; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rudolph Guliani/New York Mayor; :15]
[SUPER=01-Norman Siegel/N. Y. Civil Liberties Union; :44]
[SUPER=01-Kristin Jeannette-Meyers/Reporting; 1:15]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, NY.]

((TODAY IN NEW YORK CITY, DRIVERS WHO ARE STOPPED AT ROADSIDE CHECKPOINTS LIKE THESE, AND ACCUSED OF DRIVING DRUNK, WILL LOSE POSSESION OF THEIR CARS...ON THE SPOT..NO QUESTIONS ASKED
SOT - Guliani - Automobiles that are driven by drivers that are

intoxicated are dangerous, are instrumentalities of a crime NEW YORK CITY S MAYOR RUDY GULIANI SAYS IT S A LEGITIMATE TOOL TO ADD TO THE ARSENAL OF OFFICERS TRYING TO COMBAT DRUNK DRIVING
SOT - Guliani - On the same theory that you would take a gun that was

used in the commission of a crime//you should take an automobile NATIONWIDE, OVER 16,000 PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN CRASHES INVOLVING ALCOHOL IN 1997...THAT S ONE EVERY 32 MINUTES IN 22 STATES, PEOPLE CAUGHT DRIVING DRUNK REPEATEDLY ALREADY RISK CAR SEIZURES...BUT NEW YORK S PLAN GOES EVEN FARTHER Siegel - Mayor Guliani is seizing the car based not on a conviction, but on a mere arrest, which is merely an accusation. That isn t consistent with the American judicial system OPPONENTS DON T ARGUE THIS MAY CURB DRUNK DRIVING, BUT FEAR THIS NEW PROGRAM GIVES POLICE TOO MUCH POWER...AND DOESN T ADDRESS THE REAL PROBLEM Siegel - There s no component here that s going to take the driver and, for example, mandate the driver to deal with his alcoholism and driving problem S/Up - INEVITABLY, THIS INITIATIVE WILL BE CHALLENGED IN THE COURTS...BUT NEW YORK HAS SOME MAJOR PRECEDENTS ON IT S SIDE...IN DRUG AND PROSTITUTION CASES, HIGHER COURTS HAVE ALREADY SAID IT S LEGAL TO TAKE PROPERTY FROM PEOPLE ACCUSED, BUT NOT CONVICTED ...KJM...CBSN...NY.))

[Wright-Free]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-79;]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A Roanoke boy's dreams came true when he went to the Elton John concert as a guest of the legendary rock star.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

When tickets to the performance sold out before Fredy Wright could buy one, he simply wrote a letter to the Rocket Man.
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((FREDY WRIGHT/ELTON JOHN FAN; I JUST SAID WE WERE BIG FANS, THAT WE REALLY ENJOYED HIS MUSIC. I JUST BASICALLY ASKED FOR THE PASSES AND THEY SAID WE COULD HAVE THEM.))
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Along with three fifth row tickets and backstage passes-- Wright got a personal meet and greet with Elton John. And before the concert got started, the singer autographed Wright's "Princess Di Beanie Baby Bear", his "Candle in the Wind" C-D, and took pictures with him.
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In sports, engine problems for the Rainbow Warriors clear the way for Mark Martin at Rockingham.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Local-Recap]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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The long-awaited crackdown on Interstate 81 is underway.
Some 100 troopers are in place to monitor the 320 miles of highway-- 18 of those troopers will patrol Roanoke and Montgomery Counties.
State police say for the next few months, added enforcement will be frequent, random and unnanounced.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The Peaks of Otter won't play host to Hollywood.
That's according to a location scout for Columbia Tristar Pictures.
Company officials are now apparently looking at another site near Charlottesville.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Despite the recent problems at a Roanoke restaurant, state health officials say closing a restaurant is a rare step.
There are now about 600 full-service restaurants in the Roanoke Valley and officials say the vast majority cooperate with inspectors and take food safety seriously.
There were only about 10 closures last year and most of those were voluntary.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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