[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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


Another teen-ager will be buried in Colorado today as investigators in Littleton continue to follow more than 600 leads, saying they have ``high hopes'' for future arrests.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


AND Classes at a Canadian high school have been canceled for the rest of the week after a 14-year-old boy allegedly opened fire in the school.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


We'll see and end to the showers...and perhaps a few peeks at the sun later today.
But you'll need those sweaters and jackets again today, as temperatures stay well BELOW normal.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[school-shooting]


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


Investigators looking into the Columbine high school massacre.. are now pursuing hundreds of leads.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO;]

[4:31:10 AND 4:02]
This, as evidence points to the likelihood that more people were involved in the attack.
Sources say one of the bombs found in the school was too sophisticated for the young gunmen to build themselves.
Authorities also confirm an 18-year old student bought three of the guns used by the killers.
However, police say she is not a suspect.. and neither are three teens questioned shortly after the shootings.
Yesterday students marched some five miles in show of solidarity and support, trying to forgive and ease their pain.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((MIKE DORSEY, HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR "SO MANY TIMES WE SAID IT COULDN'T HAPPEN, AND IT DID.AND AN EVENT LIKE THAT IS JUST AWFUL..IT'S AWFUL.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Dorse/High School Senior;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=it's awful.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Meantime, funeral services will be held today for 18-year old Isaiah Shoels.. who was gunned down because he was black.. and an athlete.

(-------------)[Canada-shooting]



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


Eight days after the massacre at Columbine, a shooting at a school in Canada has left one person dead and another wounded.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alberta, Canada;]


Students at the high school in Alberta are crediting their gym teacher with stopping the teen gunman who shot two of their classmates.
Several students say the gym teacher tackled the shooter and took the gun from his hand.
The gunman was reportedly wearing a blue trenchcoat.
Students identify him as a 9th grade student who dropped out and was being home schooled.
It was the first fatal shooting at a Canadian high school in 20 years.
(------------)


[E-Education-Board]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-5 1:35:37]
[GRAPHIC=Safe At School]


With the events in Littleton still fresh in their minds, state board of education members are moving quickly to head off a similar crisis here in Virginia.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]


Board members meeting in Charlottesville this week say they'll expedite work on a new crisis management plan for public schools to use in the event of an emergency.
Board president Kirk Schroder says parents, teachers and counselors also need to stay involved.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:39:03]
[IN Q=It's scary]

((KIRK SCHRODER/EDUCATION BOARD PRESIDENT: IT'S SCARY RIGHT NOW, BUT ALL YOU CAN DO IS BE AS PREPARED AS YOU CAN BE AND HOPE THAT THE HUMAN FACTORS, IN TERMS OF HELPING CHILDREN AND DOING THINGS AND ENCOURAGING PARENTS AS WELL AS OTHERS WHO IDENTIFY CHILDREN IN CRISIS, TO REACH OUT AND HELP THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Kirk Schroder/Education Board President; :00]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=and help them.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Today, the board hears input on whether to penalize schools that don't meet new Standards of Accreditation.
(------------)


[S-Payne]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-14 30:15]
[GRAPHIC=Va Death Penalty]


He went on a killing spree with a hammer -
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Last night Eric Christopher Payne was put to death by lethal injection.
He did not appeal his death sentence or seek clemency from Governor Gilmore.
Payne bludgeoned two Richmond area women to death in 1997, and ended his spree by attacking a mother and her 8-year-old son with a hammer.
Virginia is scheduled to carry out another execution tonight - Pittsylvania County killer Ronald Dale Yeatts is slated to die then.
(------------)


[S-Lee]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-16 3:28]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


When Terri Lee sued the city of Roanoke over the death of her husband, she probably never thought she'd have to pay for the court costs.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Last June a federal jury rejected her "excessive force" claim.
Eric Lee died in a police officer's choke hold in 1993.
Yesterday Judge Jackson Kiser ordered Terri Lee to pay the city the cost of defending her unsuccessful suit.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


The city ASKED for 14-thousand dollars in expenses.
Judge Kiser ordered Lee's widow to pay 37-hundred dollars.

[S-Cruz]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-17 TC12:13]
[GRAPHIC=Javier Cruz]


Javier Cruz used to work for the government - now he owes it 22-and-a half million dollars.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./1997]


The total of the Columbian drug trafficker's gains includes his Roanoke County home, along with a condo and another house in Miami.
Cruz worked for the government as a drug informant for years- -while living in the house on Hilltop Road.
Yesterday's forfeiture order dismisses the case.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 23, 1998]


Cruz pled guilty last year, then skipped the country and remains at large.
(------------)


[1-Sports]


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


In sports, a late rally saves the Braves.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=2:01]
[OUT Q=later on mornin'.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(toss to Wx)


[One-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Jim Molinary/The Rail Yard;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;]



(toss to stocks)

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

[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORNIN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


President Clinton's strategy in Yugoslavia takes a hit at home.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC]

[4:17:39]
Last night, the House failed to pass a resolution supporting the air strikes.
And Lawmakers are demanding Mr. Clinton get their apporval before sending in ground troops.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:19:17]
[IN Q=]

(( WHERE ARE WE HEADED IN KOSOVO? WE STILL DO NOT HAVE A CLEARLY DEFINIED MISSION OR STRATEGY FOR WHAT WE ARE DOING IN THE BAKANS.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Sexby Chambliss/(R) Georgia;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=are doing in the Balkans.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[Sudulica, Yugoslavia;]
Meanwhile, U-S B-52 crew have been told more bombers may be sent to Europe.
Overnight, NATO missiles have rocked key cities in Yugoslavia.
At least five large explosions went off before dawn today in the southern districts of Belgrade, followed by flames that lit the night sky.
(----------)


[E-Fralin]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-8 1:43:52]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Roanoke Senate Candidate William Fralin (FRAY-lin) says Virginians must send "a clear and unmistakable message" that guns will not be tolerated in schools.
Yesterday, he outlined a seven- point plan to fight school violence.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Fralin met with reporters at the library branch near Patrick Henry High School.
His plan includes tougher penalties, local hotlines for students to report threats, and state subsidies for school systems that require uniforms.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 40:25]
[IN Q=We need to draw]

((WE NEED TO DRAW THE BRIGHT LINE TEST, SO THAT THERE'S NO QUESTION FROM EITHER STUDENTS, PARENTS, TEACHERS OF ADMINISTRATORS, EXACTLY WHAT WILL CONSTITUTE A THREAT OF VIOLENCE AND EXACTLY WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF THAT HAPPENS.))
[SUPER=01-William Fralin/(R) State Senate Candidate]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=if that happens.]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Fralin is a Republican. He's challenging Democratic incumbent John Edwards.
Edwards says the Fralin plans leaavs out the need for more guidance counselors, better security, and character education.

[E-Keister]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-10 1:21:48]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]

Dublin Mayor Benny Keister (key-stir) is throwing his hat into the race for a seat in Richmond.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin]

Keister says his 11 years experience as mayor makes him a good choice for the Seventh District House of Delegates seat. The Democrat's platform focuses on the economy, education and public safety. He plans a campaign of "getting out and meeting the people." The seat is currently held by Republican Tommy Baker.
(------------)


[E-Marrano]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-11 TC40:46]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Roanoke County Democrats have a new candidate for the Board of Supervisors.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Cave Spring resident Gene Marrano says he wants to be more involved with the community and help to maintain the high quality of life. Marrano is a sales manager at Plastics One and works with local media. He says its time for a new approach to things in the County and wants to increase the level of citizen input.
(------------)


[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, beta carotene could actually trigger cancer instead of preventing it.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( AS AIDS DRUGS GET BETTER AND BETTER, DOCTORS SAY IT MAY BE O-K FOR PATIENTS TO CUT BACK ON CERTAIN TREATMENTS.
VT=VO

((vo))
FOR INSTANCE, A STUDY IN TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE SUGGESTS PATIENTS MAY NO LONGER NEED TO TAKE DRUGS PREVENTING AIDS-RELATED PNEUMONIA.
THAT'S BECAUSE POWERFUL DRUG COMBINATIONS CONTAINING PROTEASE INHIBITORS... SEEM TO WARD OFF THIS DISEASE ALL ON THEIR OWN.//
VT=VO

((vo))

AN EXPERIMENTAL DRUG MAY HELP WOMEN WITH OVARIAN CYSTS.
PATIENTS WITH THIS CONDITION USUALLY ARE OVERWEIGHT.. HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.. AND PRODUCE TOO MUCH INSULIN IN THEIR BLOOD.
NOW A VIRGINIA STUDY FINDS THAT A DIABETES DRUG KNOWN AS I-N-S-1.. CAN HELP EASE SOME OF THESE AILMENTS.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND RESEARCHERS SAY TAKING BETA CAROTENE SUPPLEMENTS TO PREVENT CANCER.. MAY ACTUALLY PUT YOU AT A GREATER RISK FOR THAT DISEASE.
A REPORT IN THE JOURNAL NATURE WARNS THAT HIGH DOSES OF BETA CAROTENE.. COULD TRIGGER CANCER-CAUSING ENZYMES IN THE BODY.
PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT BETA CAROTENE FOUND IN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.. CAN LOWER THE RISK FOR SOME TYPES OF CANCER.
BUT SCIENTISTS SAY TAKING THE NUTRIENT IN SUPPLEMENT FORM NEEDS MORE RESEARCH.//
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]


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Ann Belden/Transportation Museum;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;]



(I'll call for board)

[essc8700]

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

((Archive: trains)) [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]


Littleton, Colorado, will finish burying its dead today, when 18-year-old Isaiah Shoels is laid to rest.
Meanwhile, leads from a telephone tip line are keeping investigators busy as they check for other possible suspects in the Columbine High School massacre.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Canada is reeling from its own school tragedy.
Officials say a 14-year old boy walked into an Alberta high school.. and shot two students--killing one of them.
The suspect is now in police custody.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The House does not approve of NATO's campaign against Yugoslavia. On a tie vote, lawmakers last night rejected a measure supporting the air strikes.
They also are demanding congressional approval before any ground troops are sent to the Balkans.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, April 29.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-School-shooting]


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


The investigation into the Colorado high school shooting continues.
The F-B-I says there is new evidence suggesting the gunmen did not act alone.
At the same time, the community is still mourning -- but students are finding unity -- in the midst of their pain.
Bobbi Harley has the latest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:02:40]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Dorsey/High School Senior; :16]
[SUPER=01-Steve Davis/Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Dept.; 1:07]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, LITTLETON, CO.]

((THEY MARCHED FIVE MILES IN A SHOW OF SOLIDARITY AND SUPPORT. STUDENTS FROM NEARBY SCHOOLS --WALKING TO COLUMBINE HIGH-- TO PRAY AND TO CONSOLE ONE ANOTHER...TRYING TO FORGIVE AND EASE THEIR PAIN OVER LAST WEEK'S TERRIBLE TRAGEDY.
(SOT: MIKE DORSEY, HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR) "So many times we said it couldn't happen, and it did.and an event like that is

just awful..it's awful"
(TRACK)

AS THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE SHOOTING MOVES ON, F-B-I SOURCES TELL CBS NEWS THERE IS NEW EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST THAT SHOOTERS ERIC HARRIS AND DYLAN KLEBOLD DID NOT ACT ALONE. THAT EVIDENCE IS THE DETONATOR ON THE PROPANE GAS TANK FOUND IN THE SCHOOL KITCHEN -- AUTHORITIES SAY IT WAS SO SOPHISTICATED, IT'S UNLIKELY THE TWO TEENAGERS COULD HAVE MADE IT THEMSELVES.
(NATS -911 CALL)

AND NOW POLICE HAVE LINKED THE 18-YEAR-OLD GIRLFRIEND OF KLEBOLD TO ANOTHER WEAPON. AUTHORITIES SAY ROBYN ANDERSON BOUGHT THREE OF THE FOUR GUNS USED TO KILL 12 STUDENTS AND A TEACHER LAST WEEK. BUT THEY SAY SHE'S STILL CONSIDERED A "WITNESS" AND NOT A "SUSPECT."
(SOT: STEVE DAVIS, JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT)
(TRACK)

MEANWHILE POLICE HAVE CLEARED THREE YOUNG MEN DETAINED NEAR THE SCHOOL THE DAY OF THE SHOOTINGS. EARLIER OFFICIALS HAD RAISED SUSPICIONS THEY MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED.
(STANDUP)

SUPER: BOBBI HARLEY/CBS NEWS))

[Roanoke-Murder]


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


A man was stabbed to death in a Roanoke motel last night.
Police say 46-year-old Ronald Gene Durham was stabbed at least once in the chest around six at the Towne Motel on Williamson Road.
He died around 7-45.
Durham's wife Dorothy is currently charged with malicious wounding in connection with the incident.
But police expect the charge to be upgraded to murder sometime later today.

[E-Druckenmiller]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-18 TC06:38]
[GRAPHIC=Druckenmiller - Rape Charge]


Jim Druckenmiller made his first appearance in Montgomery County circuit court yesterday morning.
The former Tech quarterback who now plays for the San Francisco 49-ers is facing life in prison if convicted when he goes on trial, this summer.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Druckenmiller was ]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :12]
[SUPER=01-Deborah Caldwell-Bono/Druckenmiller's Attorney; :48]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:00 ]
[RUNS=1:12]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, C'burg.]

(( Druckenmiller was indicted two weeks ago after a Virginia Tech student testified before a grand jury accusing the athlete of raping her at a house in Blacksburg, nearly two months ago.
Druckenmiller was in town at the time visiting friends when the two met at a bar in Blacksburg.
The former Virginia Tech quarterback admits they did have sex but maintains it was consensual.
[sot]
[in q= i am ]

((JIM DRUCKENMILLER/RESERVE QUARTERBACK: I AM INNOCENT, THAT'S ALL I HAVE TO SAY, RIGHT NOW, THANK YOU.))
[RUNS= 05]
[OUT Q= thank you.]


Prior to talking with reporters-- Druckenmiller entered a NOT guilty plea to the rape charge and posted a 10-thousand dollar secured bond.
His attorneys say they're convinced they have a strong defense but limited their comments saying they're concerned releasing too much information could cause the trial to be moved out of Montgomery County.
[sot 9:58:39]
[ in q=I will ]

((DEBORAH CALDWELL-BONO/DRUCKENMILLER'S ATTORNEY: I WILL CONFIRM THAT HIM HAS CONTINUED TO COOPERATE WITH THE AUTHORITIES SINCE THE VERY BEGINNING OF THE CASE, MORE SO THAN ANY OTHER DEFENDANT OR PERSON ACCUSED OF A CRIME THAT I KNOW.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q= i know.]

[TAKE STAND UP]
No major restrictions were placed on Druckenmiller's bond. He's free to travel in the U-S but not outside the country.
A jury trial has been set for July 19th. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Christiansburg.))

[E-Brophy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-23 3:40]
[GRAPHIC=Brophy]


Coach John Brophy admits he assaulted civic center employees.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 10]


It was the reason for all the commotion following a hockey game between the Hampton Admirals and the Roanoke Express in January.
As he left the ice, Express fans taunted Brophy, and he responded. When a couple of security officers tried to get Brophy to leave the arena, he shoved them.
Brophy managed to avoid making a personal appearance in court yesterday, but his lawyer entered a guilty plea to one count of assault and battery.
Brophy will pay a 1-thousand dollar fine.
(------------)


[E-Akers]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-13 43:38]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke County will pay 45-thousand dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by a 77-year old pepper spray victim.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./March]


Goldie Akers sued the county to pay for her injuries.
Her lawyer says she tore a rotator cuff ... after a police officer pepper-sprayed her and dragged her out of her car.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15 13 44 ub -- akers conference tape]
[IN Q=ms akers]

((TOM BLAYLOCK/GOLDIE AKERS' LAWYER: MS AKERS IS HAPPY TO GET THIS BEHIND. QUITE FRANKLY AT HER AGE SHE'S GOT BETTER THINGS TO DO THAN TO BE TIED UP IN COURT FOR A YEAR AND A HALF AND THINGS OF THAT NATURE))
[SUPER=01-Tom Blaylock/Goldie Akers' Attorney;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=THAT NATURE]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Akers faces one more court battle:
She is charged with reckless driving and obstruction of justice.
Last November, Akers was parked on the wrong side of the road when Roanoke County officer Russell Metcalf approached her car.
He said she resisted arrest ... and that's when he took out the pepper spray.
Metcalf resigned last month after reaching a settlement of his own with the county.
(------------)


[E-Franklin-Lawsuit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-7 1:24:38]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Franklin County supervisors may have illegally approved plans for a new condominium complex at Smith Mountain Lake.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Lake residents Jim Dinwiddie and Allen Wilcox are suing the county.
They say developer Ed Water's condo complex is too big and too commercial for the property next to Hales Ford Bridge.
It includes 96 units plus a restaurant, convention center and boat slips.
[SUPER=04-August 18, 1998;]


Despite significant opposition from lake residents and the planning commission, county supervisors approved the complex last August.
They say special use permits make it legal.
The judge says he will rule on the case later.
(------------)


[Three-Steve]


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



[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Jim Molinary/The Rail Yard;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;]



(I'll call for board)

[essc8700]

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



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

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: trains))

[2-Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=MORNIN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


President Clinton vows to continue the Kosovo mission despite a surprise from Congress.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[4:17:39]
The House last night rejected a measure supporting the NATO campaign.
And Lawmakers are demanding Mr. Clinton get their apporval before sending in ground troops.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[4:19:17]
[IN Q=]

(( SEN. JOHN KERRY/D-MA12:16;07 IF WE GET TO THE POINT OF GROUND TROOPS AND HE WANTS THEM HE WILL ASK THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO APPROVE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Massachusetts;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=are doing in the Balkans.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sudulica, Yugoslavia;]


Meanwhile, U-S B-52 crew have been told more bombers may be sent to Europe.
Overnight, NATO missiles have rocked key cities in Yugoslavia.
At least five large explosions went off before dawn today in the southern districts of Belgrade, followed by flames that lit the night sky.
(----------)


[E-Alexander]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-12 51:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Presidential candidate Lamar Alexander was in Lexington yesterday..
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

to help mark the kickoff of Washington and Lee University's Republican Mock Convention.
His focus this time around is improving education and increasing "parent-time" in light of the shooting in Littleton, Colorado.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13.42.47 - 13.42.59]
[IN Q=Parents and other]

((LAMAR ALEXANDER/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: PARENTS AND OTHER ADULTS INTERVENING IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN AND HELPING THEM MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES.))
[SUPER=01-Lamar Alexander/Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=the right choices.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Alexander said more companies should offer on-site daycare to allow working parents to spend more time with their children.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


This is Alexander's second presidential race.

[E-Willie-Nelson]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-20 11:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Yesterday evening the focus of the convention turned from politics to entertainment, as Willie Nelson took the stage at W and L.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


The true die-hard fans lined up hours before the show.
Dee Sulenski (SUE-lin-ski) drove 3 hours to be in the first row.
She has Nelson's autograph tattooed on her leg.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Everybody's autograph]
[SUPER=01-Dee Sulenski/Fan;:03]
[SUPER=01-Debbie Carwell-Bishop/Fan; :07]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=Music Fades]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


It was a sellout crowd.
More than 2-thousand people watched the performance at the Washington and Lee Pavilion
(------------)


[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=ssa]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
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In sports, a Tech wrestler prepares to hit the road.
With details on that and more, here's Roy Stanley.
Good Morning Roy.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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The rape case against Jim Druckenmiller will go to trial on July 19-th.
Druckenmiller turned himself in to Montgomery County authorities yesterday morning.
He entered a NOT guilty plea and is now free on bond.
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Roanoke County will pay 45-thousand dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by a 77-year old pepper spray victim.
Goldie Akers sued the county to pay for her injuries.
Her lawyer says she tore a rotator cuff after a police officer pepper-sprayed her and dragged her out of her car.
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Republican Presidential candidate Lamar Alexander brought his message to Lexington yesterday.
He helped mark the kickoff of Washington and Lee University's Republican Mock Convention.
His focus this time around is improving education and increasing "parent-time" in light of the shooting in Littleton, Colorado.
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