[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]

NATO rejects a Yugoslav cease-fire and continues its air raids.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And there's ONE winning BIG game ticket out there.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Pleasant temperatures as you first head out the door this morning...featuring numbers in the 50s and 60s.
But the warm weather doesn't stop there--- some areas will see afternoon highs reaching 80.


The complete forecast...straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


Good Morning, I'm Melanie Moon.
Ignoring Yugoslavia's unilateral cease fire, NATO planes continued bombing raids overnight.
British pilots call it the most difficult mission yet.
Bobbi Harley has the latest from Washington.
[Live=Bobbi Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
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[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH****]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Henry Shelton/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman;]
[SUPER=03-Blace, Macedonia;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you.]




[Live=Bobbi Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
(ad lib)

(( UNSATISFIED WITH THE SERBS' ATTEMPT AT A CEASE-FIRE, NATO DEFIES THEIR CALL BY DROPPING MORE BOMBS.
CREWS BATTLED RAGING FIRES IN THE CITY OF NOVI SAD WEDNESDAY NIGHT... AFTER MISSILES REPORTEDLY STRUCK A GARAGE AND WAREHOUSE AT AN OIL REFINERY.
SERB T-V ALSO SHOWED PICTURES OF A MAJOR CHEMICAL FACTORY AND OTHER INSTALLATIONS BEING DESTROYED.
THE LATEST ROUND OF AIR STRIKES CAME JUST HOURS AFTER THE YUGOSLAV GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED A UNILATERAL CEASEFIRE-- TO MARK THE ORTHODOX EASTER HOLIDAY.
SERB OFFICIALS ALSO OFFERED TO LET THE REFUGEES RETURN HOME TO KOSOVO.
BUT PRESIDENT CLINTON AND NATO LEADERS DISMISSED THE OVERTURE.. SAYING IT FAILED TO MEET THE NECESSARY STANDARDS FOR PEACE:
((SOT: GEN. HENRY SHELTON/CHAIRMAN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF))

((LOCATOR: BLACE, MACEDONIA)) ((track))
MEANTIME, THE REFUGEE CRISIS IS GETTING EVEN WORSE.
HUNGER AND DISEASE ARE TAKING THEIR TOLL.. INSIDE THE OVERCROWDED CAMPS IN NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES.
AID WORKERS AND SOLDIERS ARE NOW SETTING UP MILITARY TENTS AND LATRINES AT THE CAMPS.
NATO NATIONS--INCLUDING THE U-S--ARE ALSO PREPARING TO AIRLIFT THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES TO TEMPORARY SITES. ((STANDUP)) Talks about the latest in Macedonia.))

[Big-Game]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Big Game]


There was one winning ticket in last night's Big Game drawing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cana]


Lottery officials say the winning ticket was sold in Boston.
The numbers were 12, 17, 22, 33, 44 and the Big Money Ball was 25.
The jackpot climbed to 197 million dollars since no one had won since February Second.
That translated into lots of business for stores that sell lottery tickets.
This store in Cana brought in an extra machine to help with the overflow.
(------------)


[E-Johnson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-3 1:36:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Roanoke mother of three has decided NOT to contest the charge that she's criminally responsible for the death of her youngest child-- 3-week old Princess.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


27-year old Crystal Denise Johnson pled "no contest" to manslaughter yesterday afternoon, rather than face a jury trial next week on charges of felony homicide and felony child neglect.
Her social worker told police the baby was severely dehydrated.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:50:02]
[IN Q=She described it]

((SHE DESCRIBED IT TO ME AS LOOKING LIKE SKIN ON A PRUNE OF THE BABY, THAT CONSISTENCY, RUMPLED, ALL SHRIVELED UP AND SHE SAID IT KIND OF LOOKED LIKE AN ETHIOPIAN CHILD.))
[SUPER=01-A. M. Williams/Roanoke Police Detective]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=Ethiopian child.]
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[V/O-NAT SOT]


Johnson admitted to social workers she'd used crack cocaine the night Princess was born.
Crystal faces up to ten years in prison when she's sentenced June 1st.
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[Mckinney-letters]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Gay Hate Crime]


A Wyoming man faces two life sentences after pleading guilty in the killing of a gay college student.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Laramie, WY;]

[4:12]
Russell Henderson blames his co-defendant for killing Matthew Shephard.
But the lawyer for Aarron McKinney calls Henderson's claims a lie.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:13:01-15]
[IN Q=He talked...]
[SUPER=01-Dion Custis/Aaron McKinney's Attorney;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=Ridiculous.]
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[VO-NAT]


But letters said to be written by McKinney tell a different story.
They were written to Henderson and detail the night the two men reportedly picked up last October at a gay bar.
In the letters McKinney says he began pistol whipping Shephard after Shephard made a pass at him.
Shephard was tied to a fence and died five days later.
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[E-Gay-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=98-82 1:50:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]

About 200 students and staff at Roanoke College won't be speaking today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Along with students at campuses throughout the country, they'll be participating in the Day of Silence protest. The event draws attention to gays who have been silenced by oppression and hatred.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is a great]

[00:08:56] ((CHRIS SEVERANCE: THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR CAMPUS TO COME TOGETHER TO SYMBOLIZE A UNIFIED FORT OR A UNIFIED STRENGTH FOR WHAT HAPPENED IN WYOMING WITH THE MATTHEW SHEPPARD CASE TO SHOW THAT WE DON'T WANT THIS TO HAPPEN TO OUR CAMPUS, THAT THIS ISN'T ACCEPTABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Severance/Lamda Alliance President]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=isn't acceptable.]
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[VO-NAT]

Protestors will remain silent for nine hours today. The day will end at 5-PM with a group scream.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]

Some opponents to the project painted a passage from the Bible on one of the events advertisements.

[1-Sports]


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


In sports, can Sammy Sosa continue his pre-season prowess?
Denise Allen has the answer.
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:57]
[OUT Q=a little while.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(toss to Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-1]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro video)



(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=01-Christian Carlson/Avalanche Marketing; :10]
[SUPER=@File; :26]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :38]
[RUNS=2:51]
[OUT Q=too much of a workout...so...]


[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

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

[E-Water-Conservation]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-6 1:01:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Carvins Cove is normally near its capacity at this time of the year.
But the water level at the reservoir was almost eighteen feet below the spillway.
And that means city officials are calling for voluntary conservation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


During the first three months of the year nearby creeks usually replenish Carvins Cove, but that hasn't happened in '99.
And as the weather warms, water use will begin to climb.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:36:15]
[IN Q=This is the last year]

((THIS TIME LAST YEAR, WE WERE RUNNING OVER THE SPILLWAY. THIS YEAR WE'RE ABOUT 18 FEET BELOW SPILLWAY LEVEL, WHICH IS ONE FOOT LOWER THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN AT THIS TIME IN HISTORY, AND THAT IS CONCERNING.))
[SUPER=01-Kit Kiser/Roanoke Utilities Director]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=and that is concerning.]
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[VO-NAT]


City Council is asking residents to cut their water use by ten percent, and officials are considering the possibility of mandatory restrictions if the level of the reservoir continues to drop.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=None]


At this point, other local governments in the Roanoke Valley are NOT reporting any serious water shortages.

[S-Gilmore-Hotel]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-7 58:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Gilmores may be movin' on up-- to the high rise hotel next to Capitol Square in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The first family of Virginia is definitely moving out of the Executive Mansion this month for a several month restoration.
But there may be a gap between the Mansion project beginning and the new rental digs in west Richmond being ready.


That may mean a few days at the Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel.
Rooms go for just under 150 dollars a night...
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, estrogen may help your memory.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( A NEW STUDY SUGGESTS THAT YOUNG PEOPLE WHO SMOKE ARE SETTING THEMSELVES UP FOR A LIFETIME OF HEALTH PROBLEMS.
VT-VO
RESEARCHERS AT U-C, SAN FRANCISCO FOUND THAT SMOKERS WHO STARTED THE HABIT IN THEIR TEENAGE YEARS... HAD MORE GENETIC DAMAGE THAN THOSE WHO BEGAN SMOKING LATER IN LIFE.
THIS DAMAGE--ESPECIALLY TO THE LUNGS--FOREVER PUTS THEM AT A GREATER FOR CANCER AND HEART DISEASE.
SCIENTISTS SAY YOUNG BODIES MAY BE MORE SENSITIVE TO THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF TOBACCO.
VT-VO
IT LOOKS LIKE THERE'S MORE EVIDENCE SHOWING THE CANCER-FIGHTING BENEFITS OF EATING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
ACCORDING TO A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, CHEMICALS IN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CALLED ISOPRENOIDS.. CAN SUPRESS THE GROWTH OF SEVERAL TYPES OF CANCER CELLS.
THESE FOODS ALSO CONTAIN ANTI-OXIDANTS, WHICH HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO PREVENT CANCER.
VT-VO
AND OLDER WOMEN MAY BE ABLE TO IMPROVE THEIR MEMORY BY TAKING ESTROGEN.
A YALE STUDY FOUND THAT ESTROGEN TREATMENTS INCREASED BRAIN ACTIVITY ASSOCIATED WITH MEMORY IN POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN.
BUT REPLACEMENT THERAPY DOES CARRY SOME RISKS-- INCLUDING AN INCREASE IN THE CHANCES FOR BREAST CANCER.

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#M99-1]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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



(I'll intro vid)



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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's deffinatly]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jody Gerut/Outfielder; :08]
[SUPER=01-Josh Kalinowski/Pitcher; :50]
[SUPER=01-Mark Hamlin/Outfielder; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:44]
[OUT Q=better than this]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 389-3333/Salem Avalanche;]



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

((Archive: avalanche))[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]


NATO rejects a Yugoslav cease-fire and continues its air raids.
State-run media reports several targets were hit in the latest round of air attacks, early Wednesday.
Serb T-V says a residential area in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, was wiped out.
The Yugoslav government media also claims a fuel storage facility at the Kosovo airport was hit by NATO, along with part of an oil refinery.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The murder for hire trial of a Botetourt County woman enters its third day.
Dorothea Martin is accused of ploting to kill her husband James.
In court yesterday it was revealed that Martin's boyfriend called a hit man from jail to arrange the murder.
But the hitman he tried to hire was actually Sheriff Reed Kelly working undercover.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


One big winning ticket in the big game.
Lottery officials say a ticket purchased in Boston, Massachussets matched all the winning numbers in last night's Big Game Lotto drawing.
The winning ticked is worth an estimated 197 MILLION dollars.
70 tickets matched all five white numbers, those tickets are worth 150-thousand.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, April Seventh.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-kosovo]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


NATO responds to Serb attempts at a cease-fire... with more bombs.
The allied forces reportedly struck a chemical factory and other installations in yugoslavia tuesday night.
This, after president milosevic called for a unilateral cease-fire.. out of respect for the orthodox easter holiday.

Bobbi Harley has an update from Washington.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:55]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Henry Shelton/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman; :40]
[SUPER=03-Blace, Macedonia; :58]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=CBS nEWS Capitol Hill]

(( UNSATISFIED WITH THE SERBS' ATTEMPT AT A CEASE-FIRE, NATO DEFIES THEIR CALL BY DROPPING MORE BOMBS.
CREWS BATTLED RAGING FIRES IN THE CITY OF NOVI SAD WEDNESDAY NIGHT... AFTER MISSILES REPORTEDLY STRUCK A GARAGE AND WAREHOUSE AT AN OIL REFINERY.
SERB T-V ALSO SHOWED PICTURES OF A MAJOR CHEMICAL FACTORY AND OTHER INSTALLATIONS BEING DESTROYED.
THE LATEST ROUND OF AIR STRIKES CAME JUST HOURS AFTER THE YUGOSLAV GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED A UNILATERAL CEASEFIRE-- TO MARK THE ORTHODOX EASTER HOLIDAY.
SERB OFFICIALS ALSO OFFERED TO LET THE REFUGEES RETURN HOME TO KOSOVO.
BUT PRESIDENT CLINTON AND NATO LEADERS DISMISSED THE OVERTURE.. SAYING IT FAILED TO MEET THE NECESSARY STANDARDS FOR PEACE:
((SOT: GEN. HENRY SHELTON/CHAIRMAN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF))

((LOCATOR: BLACE, MACEDONIA)) ((track))
MEANTIME, THE REFUGEE CRISIS IS GETTING EVEN WORSE.
HUNGER AND DISEASE ARE TAKING THEIR TOLL.. INSIDE THE OVERCROWDED CAMPS IN NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES.
AID WORKERS AND SOLDIERS ARE NOW SETTING UP MILITARY TENTS AND LATRINES AT THE CAMPS.
NATO NATIONS--INCLUDING THE U-S--ARE ALSO PREPARING TO AIRLIFT THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES TO TEMPORARY SITES. ((STANDUP)) Talks about the latest in Macedonia.))

[2-Big-Game]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Big Game]


Someone's holding the single winning Big Game lottery ticket
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cana]


Lottery officials say the ticket was sold in Boston.
The jackpot climbed to 197 million dollars since no one had won since February Second.
That translated into lots of business for stores that sell lottery tickets.
This store in Cana brought in an extra machine to help with the overflow.
We'll have the numbers in just a moment.
(------------)


[E-Gamblers-Anonymous]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-4 1:35:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Big jackpots can also mean big PROBLEMS for those battling a gambling addiction.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Experts say it's easier for people to justify spending more money than usual when the potential reward is so much greater.
And they tend to ignore the astronomical odds AGAINST winning.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:29:09]
[IN Q=And again there's]

((DR. LARRY NELSON/LIBERTY U. PSYCHOLOGY PROFESSOR: AND AGAIN THERE'S ALSO A CERTAIN LOSS OF REALITY THAT WHEN YOU BECOME ADDICTIVE LIKE THAT, THAT THE FACT THAT IT'S NINETY MILLION TO ONE OR SOMETHING SIMILAR TO THAT REALLY DOESN'T PLAY THAT BIG A PART ANY LONGER, BECAUSE, ONCE AGAIN, I'M THINKING ABOUT HOW WOULD I SPEND THIS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IF I DO WIN.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Larry Nelson/Liberty U. Psychology Professor; :00]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=if I do win.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Nelson suggests that people with gambling problems should limit their spending on lottery tickets, or better yet, don't play the lottery at all.
(------------)


[Henry-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ame]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A deadly crash involved six cars and left two people dead in Henry county yesterday afternoon.
A vehicle crossed the double line on Carver Road, and crashed into a dump truck.
2 people were flown to Roanoke Memorial hospital, and two were flown to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The conditions of the other two victims are not known at this time.
Authorities have not yet released the names of those killed in the crash.

[E-Martin]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-2 1:17:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The murder for hire trial of a Botetourt County woman continues for a third day today.
Tina Tenret has been following the case and has the details.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Dorothea Martin]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :11]
[SUPER=@Tina2; :42]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Botetourt County]

(( Dorothea Martin is accused of plotting to kill her husband James.
Last August, Martin's lover called a hit-man from jail and arranged the murder for hire.
Little did he know the hitman was really Sheriff Reed Kelly working undercover.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:17:00]
[IN Q=I WANT A SHOTGUN]

((SHERIFF REED KELLY: I WANT A SHOTGUN BUTCH. BUTCH: OK. SHERIFF: THAT WORKS BETTER, ME AND MY BROTHER ARE BETTER WITH A SHOTGUN. BUTCH: I UNDERSTAND. SHERIFF: AND PISTOL, HE GETS KINDA EDGY WITH A PISTOL, YOU KNOW. AH, A SHOTGUN, I HOLD ON TO THAT, SO, SO, I, I MEAN, I KNOW, LIKE I TOLD YA, HE AIN'T TOO BRIGHT, AND AH AH YOU WANT THAT BOY'S FINGERS MASHED LIKE YOU SAID OR YOU WANT CUT OFF LIKE YOU SAID BEFORE? BUTCH: I WANT THEM SMASHED.)) [RUNS :26]
[OUT Q=THEM SMASHED]


Prosecutors say Dorothea Martin sent her lover 450-dollars to help pay for the murder.
But on the phone -- her lover tells the hit-man Martin knows nothing.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:27:19]
[IN Q=Alright dude and and]

((ALRIGHT DUDE AND AND YOUR AND YOUR WOMEN AIN'T GONNA CROSS YOU UP? BUTCH: NO. SHERIFF: YOU, YOU SURE BOUT THAT BUDDY, LET CAN I TELL YOU. BUTCH: I'M POSITIVE ON THAT. SHERIFF: YOU'RE POSITIVE SHE AIN'T GONNA CROSS YOU UP? BUTCH: YEAH. SHERIFF: SHE TIGHT IN THIS THING WITH YOU MAN? SHE TIGHT WITH YA? BUTCH: SHE DON'T KNOW ABOUT IT AND I DON'T WANT HER TO.)) [RUNS 14]
[OUT Q=DON'T WANT HER TO]


Defense attorneys say Dorothea Martin will take the stand.
Tina Tenret News7 Botetourt County))

[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-1]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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



(I'll intro vid)



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[SOT]
[IN Q=First of all]
[SUPER=03-1986; :04]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :10]
[SUPER=01-Ron Gideon/Manager; :43]
[RUNS=2:58]
[OUT Q=further their careers]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for #)
[SUPER=16-(540) 389-3333/Salem Avalanche]



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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: avalanche))

[Stomp]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-9 50:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[***ANCHOR TAG****]
Roanoke got to see what all the noise is about last night.
The touring production of STOMP landed with both feet in the Star City.
Scott Goldberg reports, this show about nothing left the audience really feeling something.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's a symphony]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;00]
[SUPER=01-Donisha Brown/STOMP Cast Member;38]
[SUPER=@Scott1;56]
[SUPER=01-Cam Newlin/STOMP Cast Member;1:07]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Pimlott/STOMP Fan;1:25 --QUICK!!]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=SG N7]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=natsound]

((natsound -- banging)) [RUNS 03]
[OUT Q=]


It's a symphony of sound.
Played by an orchestra of trash.
A show even its actors can't really describe.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 46:43]
[IN Q=wooo!]

((CAM NEWLIN: WOOO! HARDEST QUESTION IN THE WORLD.)) [RUNS 02]
[OUT Q=WORLD]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=NATSOUND]

((NATSOUND: BANGING)) [RUNS 01]
[OUT Q=]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 46:45]
[IN Q=UH]

((CAM: UH ... I LIKE TO CALL IT A JAZZ ODYSSEY OF TRASH.)) [RUNS 03]
[OUT Q=TRASH]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=NATSOUND]

((NATSOUND: BANGING)) [RUNS 01]
[OUT Q=]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 46:51]
[IN Q=HOW ABOUT]

((CAM: HOW ABOUT, UH ... CACOPHONY OF TRASH?)) [RUNS 04]
[OUT Q=TRASH]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 47:14]
[IN Q=THAT'S SERIOUSLY]

((CAM: THAT'S SERIOUSLY THE HARDEST QUESTION. I'M NOT KIDDING. IT'S REALLY TOUGH TO DESCRIBE.)) [RUNS 04]
[OUT Q=DESCRIBE]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=NATSOUND]

((NATSOUND: loud crash)) [RUNS 01]
[OUT Q=]


STOMP is a show promoters call a "percussion sensation"...
Started by British street perfomers...
Who took their act off the curb and onto the stage.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 49:02]
[IN Q=i always]

((DONISHA BROWN: I ALWAYS SAY IT'S JUST ABOUT FINDING MUSIC IN EVERYDAY OBJECTS AND EVERYDAY THINGS. AND SO THERE'S ABSOLUTELY NO PLOT, NO POLITICAL UNDERTONES A LOT OF PEOPLE TRY TO FIND THINGS IN THE SHOW BUT IT'S REALLY NOT MEANT TO HAVE THAT AT ALL.)) [RUNS 11]
[OUT Q=SHOW]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:08]

[standup]
[IN Q=THE SHOW]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG: THIS SHOW HAS NO SPEECH, NO DIALOGUE, NO PLOT. JUST EIGHT HIP PEOPLE WHO MAKE EXTRAORDINARY NOISE WITH VERY ORDINARY OBJECTS.)) [RUNS 10]
[OUT Q=objects]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=natsound matchboxes -- OUTSIDE CIVIC CENTER?]

((NATSOUND: MATCHBOXES)) [RUNS 01]
[OUT Q=]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 47:23]

[**********COVER FIRST PART OF BITE ??? *******]
[IN Q=it might sound]

((CAM: IT MIGHT SOUND KIND OF EMPTY BY ITSELF BUT WHEN YOU PLAY IT WITH FOUR OTHER PEOPLE IT BECOMES A MATCH QUARTET.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=QUARTET]


The cast goes through 48 matchboxes after just three weeks on the road.
They break 84 brooms.
Use 36 oil drums.
Making music that appeals to the little drummer boy in all of us.
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((THE MUSIC WAS AWESOME. I GOTTA LEARN HOW TO DO THAT. I THOUGHT IT WAS SO GOOD.)) [RUNS 04]
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((DONISHA: DURING THE DAY WE'LL JUST BE OUT WALKING AROUND THE TOWN AND SOMEONE'S SEEN THE SHOW THE DAY BEFORE AND THEY'RE LIKE "OH MY GOD. STOMP! AND THEY'LL JUST, INSTEAD, OF SAYING HELLO THEY'LL JUST START BANGING ON STUFF.)) [RUNS 09]
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STOMP'S two-night run in Roanoke started with a bang.
And gave kids plenty of ideas about what to do with all that junk lying around the house.
Scott Goldberg, news-7.))
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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STOMP wraps up tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center.

[inca-mummies]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
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An amazing discovery in South America.
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[VO-NAT]
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Some well preserved mummies were unearthed on a high volcano in Argentina.
The mummies are the bodies of two girls and a boy who were sacrificed 500 years ago.
Scientists say they are the best preserved Inca mummies ever discovered in South America.
According to scientists you can see the expression on the face of one of them as scientists gazed through the wrappings that cover the face using a CAT scanner.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, Martinsville holds some surprises for the Winston Cup rookies.
Denise Allen has more.
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
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[OUT Q=a good day.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
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[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


The one winning ticket to last night's Big Game lottery was sold in Boston.
No one had picked the winning numbers for more than two months-- that drove the jackpot up to 197 million dollars.


That also meant lots of business yesterday for stores that sell lottery tickets.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Roanoke city officials are asking residents to cut their water usage by ten percent.
The water level at Carvin's Cove is about 18 feet below normal.
No other Roanoke Valley governments are reporting any seriouc water shortages.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Stomp roared into the Roanoke Civic Center last night.
STOMP is a show promoters call a "percussion sensation"-- started by British street perfomers who took their act off the curb and onto the stage.
The final performance is tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly mic hot)
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
(Kimberly ad lib weather)
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]