[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Eleven weeks of bombing ends as Serbia signs a peace deal for Kosovo.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the fight for the movie rights to Mohammed Ali's life story is being duked out in a Roanoke courtroom.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Partly cloudy, with temperatures already in the 60s...
Today promises some SLIGHTLY cooler weather, along with the possibility of a little moisture in the form of scattered showers or thunderstorms.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[kOSOVO]


[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Peace Plan]


Eleven weeks of NATO bombing in Yugoslavia could officially be suspended.
This morning Allied forces are tyring to confirm that a Serb troop withdrawal is underway, that would pave the way for a U-N resolution for a peace plan in Kosovo.
Bobbi Harley joins us from Washington with the latest.
[LIVE=Harley Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Thessaloniki, Greece;]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Sir Michael Jackson/Senior NATO Commander;]
[SUPER=03-Kumanovo, Macedonia;]
[SUPER=03-Pristina, Yugoslavia;]
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[LIVE=Harley Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC]
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((((LOCATOR: Thessaloniki, Greece)) As officials wait for signs Serb troops are moving out, NATO peacekeepers get ready to move in. U-S Marines began landing on the shores of Greece today-- prepared to join the international, NATO-led peacekeeping force into Kosovo. Amphibious assault vehicles made their way onto the beach.. carrying soldiers and supplies. But even with all the manpower and machinery, NATO troops face a daunting task:
SOT:LT. GEN. SIR MICHAEL JACKSON/Senior Nato Commander"This will not be an easy operation, and it will take time. I ful

ly understand the wishes of the refugess to return home quickly and I promise that NATO will do its utmost to make sure this is done as soon and as safely as possible Yugoslav and Western military leaders signed the peace deal Wednesday, after days of grueling talks. Under the plan, Serb troops have 11-days to withdraw from Kosovo. During that time, a peacekeeping force of some 50-thousand troops will begin entering the province... securing it for more than 800-thousand refugees. ((nat sound)) ((LOCATOR: )) In the Kosovo capital of Pristina, people celebrated word of an agreement by firing weapons in the air. But for these refugees in Albania, hugs seemed more appropriate.
((SOT: REFUGEE))

His sentiments are simple.. they are very happy to go back to their homes as soon as possible.))

[E-Ali]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-21 30:13]
[GRAPHIC=Muhammad Ali]


Muhammad Ali is working with Columbia Pictures on a movie depicting the heavyweight champ's life story.
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[VO-NAT]


But two of his former associates-- from back in the days when Ali lived in Nelson County-- have filed suit, claiming they SHARE the rights to Ali's authorized biography.
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[IN Q=In our estimation]
[SOT15:26:40]

((IN OUR ESTIMATION, HE DIDN'T HAVE THOSE RIGHTS TO SELL. HE SOLD SOMETHING HE DIDN'T OWN.))
[SUPER=01-Dale Cooter/Ali Associates' Attorney;]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=didn't own.]
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[VO-NAT]


But they didn't sue ALI.
They sued Columbia Pictures for 50-million dollars.
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[SOT 16:05:35]
[IN Q=The reason ]

((THE REASON THEY DON'T WANT TO SUE MUHAMMAD ALI IS PRETTY OBVIOUS. HE'S PROBABLY THE MOST POPULAR HUMAN BEING ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Quinn/Columbia Pictures' Attorney]
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[OUT Q=of the earth.]
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[V/O-NAT ]
The deal Ali struck with Herbert Muhammed and Richard Herschfeld in 1988 gave the three men equal rights to Ali's story.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


At least that's what the other two now claim.
Herschfeld is a fugitive from justice, living in the Canary Islands.
Without ruling on case, Judge Sam Wilson asked how Ali could be out-voted by a man who's not even in the country. "It leaves a one-to-one tie," Judge Wilson concluded.

[S-Nestle]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-15 52:00]
[GRAPHIC=Nestle New Jobs]


A very sweet announcement for Danville's employment situation...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Nestle unveiled plans to add 30 full-time jobs and 40 seasonal jobs to its Danville plant because of a new Tollhouse Cookie product that will be manufactured there.
The company already employs 350 people at the plant. It's where they make refrigerated pastas, sauces, cookie dough and now the new cookie bars.
Nestle says it's already filled most of the new jobs.
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[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Big Mac goes after another record.
Mike Stevens has that story and Nascar action.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
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[OUT Q=later this morning]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-3]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[On Record] [Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bo Hall/Special Olympics Coach; :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :28]
[SUPER=01-Shawnta Cooper/Athlete; 1:03]
[RUNS=3:10]
[OUT Q=with new experiences]


[Steve Live]

(Steve tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: special olympics))

[E-Danville-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-16 51:57]
[GRAPHIC=Heat Wave]


Danville residents will soon have the chance to solve the school's heat problems and approve air conditioning in classrooms ... but they'll have to pay for it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


George Washington High School students went home sticky and sweatyyesterday, after spending their morning in hot classrooms.
Next Tuesday, Danville residents will have the opportunity to bring air conditioning to George Washington and seven other schools. That's if they approve an 18 million dollar school bond package for six years of renovations.
Critics of the plan say that bond should be split into several votes. School officials say approving the bond will help the community attract new industry.
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[SOT 1:26:50 - 1:26:55]
[IN Q=My concern is]

((F. SEWARD ANDERSON/BOND CRITIC: MY CONCERN IS IT WILL NOT PASS BECAUSE VOTERS WILL NOT SUPPORT SUCH A BIG PROJECT AT ONCE.))
[SOT 1:34:15 - 1:34:21]

((RALPH WARREN/DANVILLE SCHOOLS ASST. SUPERINTENDENT: IT'S A MEASURE OF THE COMMUNITY'S WILLINGNESS TO BUILD A QUALITY FUTURE.))
[SUPER=01-F. Seward Anderson/Bond Critic; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Warren/Danville Asst. Superintendent; :06]
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[OUT Q=build a quality future.]
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[VO-NAT]


School officials say that the bond package has been shaped by the taxpayers.
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[S-Whitey-Taylor]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-11 1:37:12]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Whitey Taylor is shifting gears -- from raceway owner to politician.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The owner and promoter of the Franklin County Speedway is running for Republican Delegate Allen Dudley's seat in the fall race --
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


He turned in the required 125 voter signatures Tuesday afternoon.
Taylor is in Oklahoma now with members of his church.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, cigars may be more dangerous to your health than you think, but sales are still on the rise.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( CIGAR SMOKING HAS LONG BEEN A SYMBOL OF THE GOOD LIFE, BUT RESEARCHERS SAY THERE'S NOTHING CHIC ABOUT IT.
VT=VO

((vo))
ACCORDING TO A STUDY IN TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE...
CIGAR SMOKERS FACE A GREATER RISK OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE, LUNG AILMENTS, AND VARIOUS CANCERS.
BUT THESE DANGERS DON'T SEEM TO BE HAMPERING CIGAR SALES-- WHICH HAVE NEARLY DOUBLED SINCE 1993.
THE SURGEON GENERAL IS NOW PROPOSING THAT CIGARS CARRY WARNING LABELS SIMILAR TO THOSE FOUND ON CIGARETTE PACKAGES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
A DRUG USED TO SAVE THE LIVES OF STROKE VICTIMS IS SHOWING LONG-TERM BENEFITS.
A STUDY FOUND THAT PATIENTS TREATED WITH THE MEDICATION, T-P-A, SHORTLY AFTER HAVING A STROKE... WERE LESS LIKELY TO BE SEVERELY DISABLED.
THE CLOT-BUSTING DRUG IS THE ONLY MEDICINE APPROVED FOR TREATING STROKES.//
VT=VO

((vo))
AND PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE MAY WANT TO AVOID DRIVING.. IF THEY'RE ON CERTAIN TREATMENTS.
RESEARCHERS SAY PATIENTS TAKING THE DRUGS, MIRAPEX AND REQUIP, HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO FALL ASLEEP SUDDENLY-- EVEN WHILE BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A CAR.
RESEARCHERS ARE RECOMMENDING NEW WARNING LABELS.. CAUTIONING USERS ABOUT POSSIBLE SLEEP ATTACKS.//
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, 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;]



(I'll call for board)
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[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
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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 bombing has stopped over Belgrade and NATO is waiting to confirm that Serb troops are withdrawing from Kosovo, under guidelines of a peace deal signed yesterday.
Yugoslavia says troops will start pulling out today.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


The state Juvenile justice board relucantaly voted not to suspend the controversial Handle with Care Plus program, but not before the department's director makes an allegation of discrimination.
The program involves the use of physical force to subdue Virginia's underage inmates.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And there are extra police patrols at Christiansburg High School overnight, following vandelism.
Early yesterday morning someone shot out some of the windows at the school with a 22 caliber handgun.
Despite the gunfire, the school opened on schedule yesterday.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, June 10th.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[peace-plan]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Peace Plan]


For the first time since the war began two and a half months ago, there have been no reports of any bombing overnight in Yugoslavia.
The only explosions in Belgrade have been firecrackers, as the yugoslav people celebrate the signing of a peace agreement.
NATO is now waiting to confirm that Serb troops are withdrawing from Kosovo.
Bobbi Harley as the latest from Washington.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Thessaloniki, Greece;]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Sir Michael Jackson/Senior NATO Commander;]
[SUPER=03-Kumanovo, Macedonia;]
[SUPER=03-Pristina, Yugoslavia;]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=]

((((LOCATOR: Thessaloniki, Greece)) As officials wait for signs Serb troops are moving out, NATO peacekeepers get ready to move in. U-S Marines began landing on the shores of Greece today-- prepared to join the international, NATO-led peacekeeping force into Kosovo. Amphibious assault vehicles made their way onto the beach.. carrying soldiers and supplies. But even with all the manpower and machinery, NATO troops face a daunting task:
SOT:LT. GEN. SIR MICHAEL JACKSON/Senior Nato Commander"This will not be an easy operation, and it will take time. I ful

ly understand the wishes of the refugess to return home quickly and I promise that NATO will do its utmost to make sure this is done as soon and as safely as possible Yugoslav and Western military leaders signed the peace deal Wednesday, after days of grueling talks. Under the plan, Serb troops have 11-days to withdraw from Kosovo. During that time, a peacekeeping force of some 50-thousand troops will begin entering the province... securing it for more than 800-thousand refugees. ((nat sound)) ((LOCATOR: )) In the Kosovo capital of Pristina, people celebrated word of an agreement by firing weapons in the air. But for these refugees in Albania, hugs seemed more appropriate.
((SOT: REFUGEE))

His sentiments are simple.. they are very happy to go back to their homes as soon as possible.))

[5-Juvenile-Corrections]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=599-1 TC1:39:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A controversial program to physically subdue Virginia's underage inmates is still in place, but not without a fight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.; ]


The department's director is alleging discrimination against HIM by the Juvenile Justice Board.
The seven member board-- all appointed by former Governor George Allen -- initially voted to suspend the use of the Handle With Care Plus program after seeing a demonstration.
Board members also voted to take the authority away from Director Gerald Glenn to decide on use of force issues.
Glenn says it's an issue of "gender and complexion."
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[SOT 14:09:24]
[IN Q=They gave]

((GERALD GLENN/JUVENILE JUSTICE DIRECTOR: THEY GAVE IT TO PATRICIA WEST. THEY TAKE IT BACK FROM ME...YOU FIGURE THAT OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Gerald Glenn/Juvenile Justice Director;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=figure that out.]
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[VO-NAT]


After going into closed session, the Board reversed itself-- leaving the program in place until its September meeting.
But board members remained shocked at the director's allegations of racism.
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[SOT 15:51:20]
[IN Q=I was pretty]

((I WAS PRETTY OFFENDED...THAT STATEMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Chip Harding/Juvenile Justice Board; ]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=that statement.]
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS= None]


Glenn is appointed by Governor Jim Gilmore.
A spokeswoman for the Governor says the administration stands behind his authority.

[R-Rated]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-26 TC11:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Theaters across the country are checking ID's and keeping kids under 17 out of R-rated movies unless they come with a parent.
It's part of an effort to keep kids away from intense movie violence.
But parents we spoke with say they're not letting down their guard.
Eric Earnhart has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Fred and Corey Tibbs]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Corey Tibbs/13 Years Old; :10]
[SUPER=01-Fred Tibbs/Parent; :28]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cole/Parent; :42]
[SUPER=01-Chris Cox/14 Years Old; 1:04]
[SUPER=@eric2; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=EE, News 7]


(( Fred and Corey Tibbs are here to see Star Wars... Corey doesn't go to R-rated movies... but he says there are still plenty of violent images around him.

[SOT 18:58:44]
[IN Q=I mean it]

(( COREY TIBBS/13 YEARS OLD; I MEAN IT'S JUST ON TV AND THEY SHOW MOVIES ON HBO AND EVERYTHING ANYWAYS, I THINK IT WILL HELP A LOT THOUGH, HAVING THEM CHECK I-D'S FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE UNDER 17 AND EVERYTHING. ))
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[OUT Q=17 and everything]



Corey's father agrees I-D checks are good but says nothing replaces a parent's responsibility.

[SOT 18:59:04]
[IN Q=we still have to]

((FRED TIBBS/PARENT; PARENTS HAVE TO TEACH THEIR CHILDREN, NO MATTER WHAT THEY SEE, YOU HAVE TO RAISE YOUR CHILDREN, YOU HAVE TO BE INVOLVED WITH YOUR KIDS MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=than anything else]



Other parents we spoke with agree... Lee Cole screens the movies her daughter sees... ID checks are an extra safeguard.

[SOT 19:05:19]
[IN Q=definitely]

((LEE COLE/PARENT; DEFINITELY THE 18 YEAR MOVIES, THE RESTRICTED MOVIES, THEY NEED TO BE CARDED BECAUSE THERE ARE A LOT OF 16 YEAR OLDS THAT LOOK 18, THAT LOOK 21, SO ANYTIME THERE'S AN AGE RESTRICTION ON ANYTHING, MOVIES, BEER, CIGARETTES, THERE SHOULD BE AN ID INVOLVED. ))
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[OUT Q=i-d involved.]



But in a teen's average day... there are still plenty of violent images with no ID required.

[SOT 19:01:54]
[IN Q=sometimes]

(( CHRIS COX/14 YEARS OLD; BASICALLY ON VIDEO GAMES, THAT'S WHERE I SEE IT. ANYBODY CHECKING YOUR ID BEFORE YOU PLAY VIDEO GAMES? NOPE.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=nope]


That may change, and soon.
The video Software Dealer's Association is now asking it's members to check ID's when renting movies and video games.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))


[5-School-Vandalism]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=599-12 TC20:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Police are still looking for whoever shot up Christiansburg high school yesterday morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg]

No one was inside the building when about eight school windows were hit with bullets sometime between 1:45 and 6:15 yesterday morning. The school was opened as scheduled, with police saying it was safe.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're going]

((CAPTAIN GARY BRUMFIELD/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE: WE'RE GOING TO HAVE EXTRA PATROL IN THE AREA, YES, AND WE'RE ALSO GOING TO HAVE AN EXTRA PERSON AT THE SCHOOL DURING SCHOOL HOURS. BUT, UH, I THINK ITS JUST A VANDALISM.))
[SUPER=01-Captain Gary Brumfield/Christiansburg Police Department;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=a vandalism.]
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[VO-NAT]

Students who felt uncomfortable at school were allowed to be signed out by their parents with no penalty to their attendance record. Police believe a 22-caliber gun was used in the shooting. They don't have any suspects at this time.
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[Commandant]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech (4116)]


Virginia Tech has a new commandant of cadets.
Retired Air Force major general Jerrold Allen will come on board in July.
Allen is currently head of operations for the U-S Nursing Corporation in Denver.
Allen takes over for Stan Musser-- who announced his retirement at the end of the school year.

[S-Kendrick]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-22 53:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Virginia Tech football player is facing a drug charge.
Christiansburg police charged Andre Kendrick with possession of marijuana a few weeks ago, although word just got out yesterday.
He'll be tried in August.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August;]


Kendrick starred at quarterback for E-C Glass High School, and is a former Friday Football Extra player of the week.
He rushed for 50 yards and scored a touchdown as a tailback for Tech last season.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M99-3]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record] [ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gary Gwynn/Special Olympics Coordinator; :18]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount; :30]
[SUPER=01-David Minor/Athlete; :49]
[SUPER=01-Shirley Minor/David's Mom; 1:51]
[RUNS=2:40]
[OUT Q=to Virginia like I said]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for board)
[ESSC#8700]



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



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

((Archive: Special Olympics))

[E-Dry-Weather]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-17 44:48]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]


Then there are farmers. The heat is bad enough, but what's really hurting them is the long drought.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;]


Red Belcher says much of his cabbage crop in Carroll County is two to three weeks behind schedule.
He's already had to irrigate some fields-- which is a costly and time consuming process.
Plus, there's the fear that the ponds he's been pulling water from for irrigation will go dry if the drought continues.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's like]

((RED BELCHER/CARROLL CO. FARMER: IT'S LIKE PART OF LIFE AND YOU WORRY ABOUT IT NOT ONLY FOR THESE CABBAGE CROPS BUT FOR THE GRASS, THE TREES, WATER SUSTAINS THIS PLANET AND WITHOUT IT, IT'S JUST GOING TO DRY UP.))
[SUPER=01-Red Belcher/Carroll Co. Farmer; ]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=dry up.]
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[VO-NAT]
Extension agents say the only real relief will come in the form of rain--- and LOTS of it.


They say things are so dry-- it will take several days of heavy rain to soak into the ground to make a difference.


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[Bush-Birthday]


[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Former President George Bush turns 75 on Saturday but he's not even close to slowing down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX/Yesterday;]


Yesterday in Texas, he celebrated his birthday with a 12- thousand foot parachute jump.
He landed gently on the lawn of his presidential library on the Texas A- and M University campus.
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[SOT]

[11:34:31-52]
[IN Q=Barbara and I are extraordinary...]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=might as well go for it.]
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[VO-NAT]


It was actually Mr. Bush's third jump-- his first was bailing out of a torpedo plane over the Pacific after it was hit by Japanese fire during World War Two.
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[3-Sports]


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


In sports, the New York Knicks could be headed to the N-B-A Finals after Friday's game with Indiana.
They won game five last night by a score of 101 to 94.
Mike Stevens more sports action.
Good Morning again Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=later today.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

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


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


The controversial Handle with Care Plus program is still in place at Virginia's juvenile institutions-- that's after the state Juvenile Justice Board suspended the program, then reversed itself.
But the Director of Juvenile Justice Gerald Glenn said the board was trying to undermine his authority and accused the board of racism.
A spokeswoman for Governor Gilmore says the administration stands behind Glenn's authority.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The hot dry weather is causing problems for farmers and schools.
Extension agents say the only relief for farmers will come from heavy soaking rain.
Danville city school officials say relief could come from a new 18 million dollar bond package.
That would pay for air conditioning at eight schools and build a new elementary school.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[2 shot=Mel/Kmc]
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[Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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