[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Reports out of Denver, Colorado say the two school gunmen MAY have been caught on a security videotape .
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And an indictment against a former Hokie Quarterback, accused of having non- consensual intercourse with a woman in Montgomery county.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


News 7 Mornin is straight ahead.

[School-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=School Shootin]


The teen killers in Colorado MAY have been caught on a school security camera.
That's according to today's "Denver Post".
Meanwhile, victims' friends and families held a memorial service last night for the slain students.
Andrew Colton joins us now with the latest.
[Live=Colton Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Colton/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Littleton, CO;]
( ad lib)

[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH***]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It is clear Littleton, Colorado]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO;]
[SUPER=01-John Stone/Jefferson Co. Sheriff;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Christopher Colwell/Emergency Physician;]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=]

((LOCATOR: LITTLETON, CO IT IS CLEAR LITTLETON -- IS NOW TRYING TO HEAL.
(NAT SOT: JUST KEEP PRAYING FOR THESE FAMILIES. WE'LL GET THROUGH THIS-- WE WILL. )

AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE LAST NIGHT, STUDENTS AND LOVED ONES-- SPOKE OPENLY ABOUT THE TERROR THAT GRIPPED THEIR HIGH SCHOOL... WHEN THEY COME TO DELIVER FLOWERS AND CROSSES AND HANDWRITTEN MESSAGES TO THOSE WHO DIED -- THE PAIN STILL FELT HERE BECOMES CLEAR. FOR INVESTIGATORS, THE QUESTIONS CONTINUE. CBS NEWS HAS LEARNED THAT MORE THAN 50-BOMBS HAVE BEEN RECOVERED-- LEADING POLICE TO BELIEVE ERIC HARRIS AND DYLAN KLEBOLD HAD ASSISTANCE.
SOT: JOHN STONE/JEFFERSON CO. SHERIFF

"I HAVE CONCERNS BECAUSE WE HAD A TREMEDOUS AMOUNT OF EXPLOSIVE DEVICES IN THERE.. WHETHER TWO PEOPLE COULD HAVE CARRIED THEM IN THERE. THE OTHER SCENARIO COULD BE THAT MAYBE SOME OF THAT STUFF WAS HIDDEN IN THE SCHOOL." IT WILL BE AT LEAST SEVERAL MORE DAYS BEFORE INVESTIGATORS FINISH COLLECTING EVIDENCE... EVIDENCE THEY NOW SAY INCLUDES A BOMB FOUND IN THE KITCHEN-- MADE FROM A 20-POUND PROPANE TANK... THAT COULD'VE DONE EVEN MORE MASSIVE DAMAGE. DR. CHRISTOPHER COLWELL WAS ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE IN THE LIBRARY-- WHERE 12-STUDENTS DIED -- AS WELL AS THE GUNMEN.
SOT: DR. CHRISTOPHER COLWELL/EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN IT APPEARED AS NEAR AS I COULD TELL-- THAT THEY HAD GONE FROM DESK-TO-

DESK. IT WAS ALMOST AS IF THEY HAD BEEN SHOT JUST RIGHT THERE AS THEY WERE STUDYING....))
[Live=Colton Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=05-Littleton, CO;]
( ad lib)


[Parry-McCluer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Tuesday's shooting rampage at a Colorado school has officials across the nation taking every potential threat to schools seriously.
And our area is no exception... A bomb threat closed Buena Vista schools early yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]


Buena Vista's Special Response Team AND State Police were called into Parry McCluer High school yesterday afternoon to comb the area for explosives.
That after a letter was discovered that said a bomb was planted at the school.
Police searched the building but didn't find anything unusual.
The letter has been turned over to investigators.
Police do not have a suspect at this time.
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=none]


Because of yesterday's threat, Buena Vista schools will be closing at 1 p-m today.

[E-Druckenmiller]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-7 1:14:51]
[GRAPHIC=Druckenmiller]


Former Hokie Quarterback Jim Druckenmiller has been accused of non-consensual intercourse by a woman in Montgomery County.
(-----------)

[vo-nat]
[super=03-Charlotte, NC/1997]


An indictment against Druckenmiller was ordered unsealed last night by Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs, but the ruling came after the Court Clerk's Office had closed. Apparently even his own lawyers have not seen the indictment.
News 7 has learned, however, that the allegations come from a woman who had sex with Druckenmiller following a night of partying in Blacksburg in early March.
Sources close to the case say there's no dispute... the two had sex, but Druckenmiller says it WAS consensual.
(-------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=hold]


Nonetheless the grand jury returned an indictment against Druckenmiller April 13th.
Druckenmiller is a back-up quarterback with the San Francisco 49-ers.
He played at Virginia Tech for four years before moving on to a professional career.

[E-Evans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-4 2:01:23]
[GRAPHIC=Andre Evans]


Convicted murderer Andre Evans will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing two men in the streets of Bedford in 1997.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Judge James Updike ruled yesterday that while Evans had no right to use deadly force, he HAD been threatened and provoked by one of his victims just prior to the shootings.
Because of that, Updike said Evans did "not" deserve the death penalty for his crimes.
Both sides expressed relief about the verdict.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:31:27]
[IN Q=That started out]

((RANDY KRANTZ/PROSECUTOR: THAT STARTED OUT AS A KILLING ON A CITY STREET, IT WAS AWFUL, ANDRE EVANS WILL HAVE TO BE PUNISHED FOR THAT AND WILL BE. BUT WHAT WE STARTED TO SEE TODAY WERE THE FIRST SIGNS OF SOME HEALING WITHIN THAT COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Randy Krantz/Prosecutor; :00]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=within that community.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Evans remained emotionless throughout his four-day trial and made "no" comment as he left court yesterday.
He'll be sentenced this summer, but his attorneys plan to appeal.
(------------)


[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a night of honor for a Southside trailblazer.
Steve Mason has details.
Good Morning Steve.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=a great weekend.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(toss to Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-2]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro pack)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=this is a two]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Crane/Potter; :58]
[RUNS=2:49]
[OUT Q=inevidibly, there's Halloween]



(tape tosses to stocks)

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

[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


The latest Serb target struck by NATO is the country's main television station.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:12:07 ]
[IN Q=Serbian chatter...]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=fades to black...]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade, Yugoslavia;]


An allied missile hit the Belgrade headquarters of Serbia's state television today, causing its top two floors to collapse.
It was knocked off the air for a while, then switched to a backup transmitter to report the attack.
The broadcast said at least two people were killed, and as many as 18 were injured.
NATO claims Serb T-V is a legitimate military target, saying it broadcasts ``propaganda.''
Meanwhile, Kosovo is expected to take center stage as NATO opens its 50th anniversary summit in Washington today.
(------------)


[E-Henry-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-3 2:00:50]
[GRAPHIC=Henry Co. New Jobs]


After losing hundreds of textile jobs, Henry County is making a comeback, thanks to the expansion of a Fortune 500 company.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Collinsville]


Springs Industries announced yesterday that it would be adding 250 jobs beginning next year.
The company says it will hire employees at all levels to help make pillows and mattress pads.
Springs could have moved its business to neighboring states, but it chose to expand in Henry County because of the location and skilled workforce.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:02:57]
[IN Q=I'm here to stay...]

((MILLER DEATON/VP FABRICATION, SPRINGS INDUSTRIES: I'M HERE TO STAY...I LIKE PEOPLE SAY THAT THEY'RE AT HOME IN VIRGINIA. WELL, WE'RE AT HOME IN VIRGINIA. WE LIKE IT.))
[SUPER=01-Miller Deaton/Springs Industries Vice-President]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=We like it.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Henry County has won more than one-thousand new jobs since January.
And Springs Industries is the third company this week to announce new jobs for the county.

[E-Kroger-HT]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-11 30:57]
[GRAPHIC=Store Swap]

Two of the 11 Harris Teeter stores that Kroger is taking over will CLOSE.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]

Kroger says it will close the Harris Teeter in Lynchburg and also one in Martinsville. A store spokesman says in both areas there are already enough Krogers operating. Kroger doesn't want more stores than shoppers.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./April 2]

As for the Cave Spring Giant Harris Teeter... It will remain open. Kroger says there are enough shoppers to support two stores in the area.
(------------)


[E-Edwards]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=vvo]
[TAPE#=99-6 1:28:40]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


State Senator John Edwards wants to keep working.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

He announced yesterday that he will run again for the 21st District Seat. Edwards made the announcement in the walkway between the Hotel Roanoke and Market Square, placing the future home of the Higher Education Center in the backdrop. Edwards has supported the Higher Education Center that will open in Roanoke the Fall of 2000. The Senator says he's seeking re-election to continue working on his current projects.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 31:02:00]
[IN Q=So that we;]
(SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D- ROANOKE: SO THAT WE CAN CONTINUE THE PROGRESS WE'VE MADE IN PROMOTING CHARACTER EDUCATION, CONTIN

UE THE PROGRAM WITH THE ROANOKE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER, CONTINUE THE PROGRAM IN CUTTING THE FOOD TAX, ABOLISHING THE FOOD TAX.)
[SUPER=@Edwards]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=the food tax.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

Senator Edwards will be running against Republican William Fralin who announced his candidacy last month.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, the U-S may hold onto the smallpox virus for safe-keeping.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in today's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( A NEW DIABETES DRUG MAY BE A SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO A POPULAR TREATMENT ALREADY ON THE MARKET.
VT=VO

((vo))
AN ADVISORY PANEL IS RECOMMENDING THE F-D-A APPROVE AVANDIA-- A MEDICATION THAT HELPS CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR.
ALTHOUGH RESEARCHERS STILL AREN'T SURE, THEY SAY AVANDIA COULD POSE FEWER RISKS TO PATIENTS.. THAN THE FAST-SELLING DRUG, REZULIN.
REZULIN HAS BEEN LINKED TO SEVERAL DEATHS CAUSED BY LIVER
FAILURE.// VT=VO

((vo))
PEOPLE ARE MORE LIKELY TO SUFFER A STROKE DURING NORMAL OFFICE HOURS.
A STUDY BY THE MAYO CLINIC FOUND THAT MOST STROKES OCCURED BETWEEN 8 A-M AND 4 P-M.
THEY WERE ALSO MORE LIKELY TO STRIKE DURING THE WINTER.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND THE U-S WANTS TO HOLD ONTO BITS OF THE SMALLPOX VIRUS... OUT OF FEAR THIS DISEASE MAY COME BACK TO HAUNT US.
SMALLPOX WAS CONSIDERED COMPLETELY ERADICATED IN 1980, AFTER A WORLDWIDE VACCINATION PROGRAM.
BUT PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS PUT OFF DESTROYING THE REMAINING STOCKPILES OF THE VIRUS.
HIS ADMINISTRATION SAYS THE SUPPLY MAY COME IN HANDY.. IF THE DISEASE REVIVES NATURALLY, OR IF IT'S USED IN A BIO-TERRORIST ATTACK.
HOWEVER, CRITICS SAY HOLDING ON TO THE VIRUS POSES THE REAL THREAT.//
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#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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



(I'll call for boards)

[essc8700] [essc4562]

(Transition to weather)[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


Fellow students and family members of the slain students in Littleton, Colorado held a memorial service last night.
Meanwhile, the investigation continues in Tuesday's fatal school shootings.
The Denver Post reports the two gunmen MIGHT have been caught on a school security videotape.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The shooting rampage in Colorado has school officials across the country taking every potential threat seriously.


And our area is no exception... A bomb threat forced Buena Vista schools to close early yesterday.
Police searched the building but didn't find anything un-usual, but school in Buena Vista will close at one this afternoon.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And, NATO's latest target is Serbia's main television stateion.
Today's attacked knocked state-run T-V off the air for a while.
Once the station resumed broadcasting, it reported two deaths and more than a dozen injuries.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday, April 23rd.
[ANCHOR=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[2-E-Druckenmiller]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-7 1:14:51]
[GRAPHIC=Druckenmiller]


Former Hokie Quarterback Jim Druckenmiller has been accused of non-consensual intercourse by a woman in Montgomery County.
(-----------)

[vo-nat]
[super=03-Charlotte, NC/1997]


An indictment against Druckenmiller was ordered unsealed last night by Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs, but the ruling came after the Court Clerk's Office had closed. Apparently even his own lawyers have not seen the indictment.
News 7 has learned, however, that the allegations come from a woman who had sex with Druckenmiller following a night of partying in Blacksburg in early March.
Sources close to the case say there's no dispute... the two had sex, but Druckenmiller says it WAS consensual.
(-------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=hold]


Nonetheless the grand jury returned an indictment against Druckenmiller April 13th.
Druckenmiller is a back-up quarterback with the San Francisco 49-ers.
He played at Virginia Tech for four years before moving on to a professional career.

[2-School-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=School Shooting]


The two teen school gunmen in Colorado MAY have been caught on videotape.
Today's Denver Post says investigators have gotten hold of a school security tape...reportedly containig footage of the library where the gunmen and most of the victims were found.
Meanwhile, victims' friends and families held a memorial service last night for the slain students.
Andrew Colton reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It is clear Littleton]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO;]
[SUPER=01-John Stone/Jefferson Co. Sheriff;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Christopher Colwell/Emergency Physician;]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Colton/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Colton, CBS News, LIttleton, Colorado]

((LOCATOR: LITTLETON, CO IT IS CLEAR LITTLETON -- IS NOW TRYING TO HEAL.
(NAT SOT: JUST KEEP PRAYING FOR THESE FAMILIES. WE'LL GET THROUGH THIS-- WE WILL. )

AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE LAST NIGHT, STUDENTS AND LOVED ONES-- SPOKE OPENLY ABOUT THE TERROR THAT GRIPPED THEIR HIGH SCHOOL... WHEN THEY COME TO DELIVER FLOWERS AND CROSSES AND HANDWRITTEN MESSAGES TO THOSE WHO DIED -- THE PAIN STILL FELT HERE BECOMES CLEAR. FOR INVESTIGATORS, THE QUESTIONS CONTINUE. CBS NEWS HAS LEARNED THAT MORE THAN 50-BOMBS HAVE BEEN RECOVERED-- LEADING POLICE TO BELIEVE ERIC HARRIS AND DYLAN KLEBOLD HAD ASSISTANCE.
SOT: JOHN STONE/JEFFERSON CO. SHERIFF

"I HAVE CONCERNS BECAUSE WE HAD A TREMEDOUS AMOUNT OF EXPLOSIVE DEVICES IN THERE.. WHETHER TWO PEOPLE COULD HAVE CARRIED THEM IN THERE. THE OTHER SCENARIO COULD BE THAT MAYBE SOME OF THAT STUFF WAS HIDDEN IN THE SCHOOL." IT WILL BE AT LEAST SEVERAL MORE DAYS BEFORE INVESTIGATORS FINISH COLLECTING EVIDENCE... EVIDENCE THEY NOW SAY INCLUDES A BOMB FOUND IN THE KITCHEN-- MADE FROM A 20-POUND PROPANE TANK... THAT COULD'VE DONE EVEN MORE MASSIVE DAMAGE. DR. CHRISTOPHER COLWELL WAS ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE IN THE LIBRARY-- WHERE 12-STUDENTS DIED -- AS WELL AS THE GUNMEN.
SOT: DR. CHRISTOPHER COLWELL/EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN

IT APPEARED AS NEAR AS I COULD TELL-- THAT THEY HAD GONE FROM DESK-TO-DESK. IT WAS ALMOST AS IF THEY HAD BEEN SHOT JUST RIGHT THERE AS THEY WERE STUDYING. STANDUP: DETERMINED TO GET LIFE BACK-ON-TRACK, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS ARE TRYING TO FIND PLACES FOR STUDENTS TO FINISH OUT THE YEAR. GRADUATION WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR EARLY MAY. ANDREW COLTON, FOR CBS NEWS...))

[2-Parry-McCluer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Tuesday's shooting rampage at a Colorado school has administrators across the nation taking every potential threat to schools seriously.
And our area is no exception... A bomb threat closed Buena Vista schools early yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]


Buena Vista's Special Response Team AND State Police were called into Parry McCluer High school yesterday afternoon to comb the area for explosives.
That after a letter was discovered that said a bomb was planted at the school.
Police searched the building but didn't find anything unusual.
The letter has been turned over to investigators.
Police do not have a suspect at this time.
(------------)
[anchor=Kimberly]
[graphic=none]


Because of yesterday's threat, Buena Vista schools will be closing at 1 p-m today.

[E-Trumbo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-9 1:12:55]
[GRAPHIC=Weapons in School]


Should student hunters be allowed to bring rifles to school?
In the wake of the Colorado school shootings, Governor Gilmore has changed his mind -- and the law.
Tina Tenret has the latest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Any student who]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Elliott Muncui/Hunter; :20]
[SUPER=@Trumbo; :35]
[SUPER=@Tina1; :44]
[RUNS=1:02]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7]

(( Any student who brandishes a gun at school will get five years in prison.
Hunters are no longer a special case -- even if their rifles are unloaded and locked in their vehicles.
But local school boards can make their own exceptions.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:43:09]
[IN Q=If we go]

((IF WE GO HUNTING IN THE MORNINGS I GOTTA DRIVE ALL THE WAY TO FINCASTLE. IF I'M HUNTING DOWN HERE I'D MISS HALF A DAY OF SCHOOL IF I COULDN'T LEAVE MY GUN IN MY VEHICLE.)) [RUNS :07]
[OUT Q=in my vehicle]


These hunters at James River High School say they've all taken gun safety courses.
And Republican Senator Bo Trumbo says he doubts those rifles would get in the wrong hands.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:44:33]
[IN Q=Typically you're]

((TYPICALLY YOU'RE NOT GOING TO TOUCH MY WEAPON. THAT'S MINE, I KNOW WHAT IT WILL DO. YOU DON'T NEED TO GET TO IT. JUST LEAVE IT ALONE. AND MOST OF THE KIDS I KNOW ARE THAT RESPONSIBLE TO DO IT.)) [RUNS :11]
[OUT Q=THAT RESPONSIBLE]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT TC 58:53]
[IN Q=The superintendent]

((THE SUPERINTENDENTS WE TALKED TO, EVEN IN THE RURAL AREAS, STAND FIRMLY AGAINST ANY GUNS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY. AND THEY SAY SCHOOL BOARDS PROBABLY WILL NOT MAKE AN EXCEPTION FOR HUNTING RIFLES. TINA TENRET NEWS7)) [RUNS :15]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7]))


[E-Gangs-School]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-8 1:36:00]
[GRAPHIC=School Safety]


Governor Jim Gilmore is making an extra effort to enforce school safety procedures in Virginia Schools.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Gilmore is asking Virginia School superintendents to make sure their schools are in compliance with school safety requirements under Virginia Law.
The law requires school principals to conduct a school safety audit and to have a crisis management plan in place to deal with emergencies.
Gilmore is also requiring schools to report any gang activity or potentially dangerous students to police immediately.
Kent Willis with the Virginia A-C-L-U disagrees with Gilmore... he says targeting certain students is stereotyping and is damaging to the student.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT Feed tape 16:01:02]
[IN Q=Once you just]

((KENT WILLIS/VIRGINIA ACLU:ONCE YOU JUST SEND NAMES TO A POLICE OFFICER OR A POLICE DEPARTMENT..WHAT YOU HAVE DONE IS STIGMATIZED A KID FOR LIFE..YOU HAVE MADE THAT KID A TARGET))
[SUPER=01-Kent Willis/Virginia ACLU]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=kid a target]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=hold]


Gilmore has given the superintendents 30 days to make sure their schools are in compliance with the law.

[Three-Steve]


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


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll intro pack)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Over the years]
[SUPER=00-Rick Hensley; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donna Polseno; :17]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :33]
[RUNS=2:54]
[OUT Q=make the best work possible]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for boards)

[essc8700] [essc4562]


(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: pottery))

[2-Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


The people of Yugoslavia are watching video of the bombed-out headquarters of Serbian state television.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade, Yugoslavia;]


The station reports today's NATO missile attack killed at least two people and injured 18 others.
The station was knocked off the air for several hours...
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:12:07]
[IN Q=Serbian chatter...]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=fades to black]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


After being switched to a back-up transmitter, Serb T-V resumed broadcasting.
NATO has said Serb T-V is a legitimate military target because it spreads ``propaganda'' about the air campaign.
Meanwhile, NATO will open its 50th anniversary summit in Washington later today under tight security.
(------------)



[E-Earth-Day]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-5 1:23:45]
[GRAPHIC=Earth Day]


The founder of Earth Day stopped by Virginia Tech yesterday evening to promote efforts to protect the environment.

But, several students were already taking the lead by holding a bike rally and ride through Blacksburg.
Stacey Martin has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :04 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-Pierre Grzybowski/TREE; :13]
[SUPER=07-Jayson Taylor; :36]
[SUPER=01-Gaylord Nelson/Earth Day Founder; :59]
[SUPER=@Stacey1; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=SM, News 7, Blacksburg.]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
((nat sot))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]


This wasn't a leisurely bike ride or a race to the finish line--but a group of cyclists with a message..
Respect their kind along the roadways and help save the environment.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16.00.51 - 16.00.58]
[IN Q=We think it really]

((PIERRE GRZYBOWSKI/TREE: WE THINK IT REALLY SOLVES A LOT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS THAT WE FACE, ESPECIALLY ON EARTH DAY. I THINK THE CONNECTION IS PRETTY OBVIOUS THAT MORE BIKING MEANS LESS POLLUTION.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=means less pollution.]


Most cyclists were members of "Taking Responsibility for Earth and Environment" or TREE--a group Grzybowski said is not asking motorists to give up their cars, just to consider riding bikes more often-- and to become more aware of those who do.
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[IN Q=A friend of mine]

((JAYSON TAYLOR: A FRIEND OF MINE HAS BEEN HIT TWICE AND SENT TO THE HOSPITAL BOTH TIMES, AND I'VE BEEN CUT OFF A LOT OF TIMES AND FALLEN OFF MY BIKE BUT I'VE NEVER BEEN HIT BY A CAR BUT IT'S TOUGH ON THE ROADS.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=on the roads.]


The group halted traffic as they made their way through downtown Blacksburg.
And, later several group members and students gathered at Squire Hall to hear from former Senator Gaylord Nelson who founded Earth Day in 1970.
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[IN Q=I wanted the issue]

((FORMER SEN. GAYLORD NELSON/EARTH DAY FOUNDER: I WANTED THE ISSUE TO GET ON THE NATIONAL POLITICAL AGENDA SO THE ESTABLISHMENT WOULD PAY ATTENTION TO THIS URGEN ISSUE.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=to this urgent issue.]
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((STACEY MARTIN.REPORTING: NELSON SAID EARTH DAY HAS HELPED TO INCREASE SOCIETY'S AWARENESS OF THE NEED TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT BUT THERE'S STILL MORE TO BE DONE. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7, BLACKSBURG.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=SM, News 7, Blacksburg.]))


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In sports, Tech's tennis program rises to a new level.
Here's Steve Mason with more.
Good Morning Steve.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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The Colorado school shootings have officials across the country taking threats very seriously.
A bomb threat at Parry McCluer high school in Buena Vista closed the school early yesterday.
No bombs were found, but the school will close at one o-clock today.
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The indictment against former Virginia Tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller has been unsealed.
But the ruling came last night after the Court Clerk's Office had closed. Apparently even his own lawyers have not seen the indictment.
Sources close to the investigation say it accuses Druckenmiller of non-consenual intercourse.
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250 new jobs are on the way to Henry County.
Spring Industries is expanding its pillow and mattress pad making operations.
Henry County has won more than a thousand new jobs since January.
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