[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Atlanta police investigate a shooting that left seven people dead.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]

And the search continues for a killer in Lynchburg.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


After some much- needed rainfall...we're still seeing some drizzle out there this morning.
Another wave of low pressure promises more rain tonight...then drier, warmer weather moves in toward the end of the work week.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[Atlanta-Shooting]


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


Police in Atlanta are trying to pin down a motive in a shooting that left seven people dead--including four children.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;]

[4:05:37]
It happened early yesterday morning inside an Atlanta home.
An eleven year old was wounded but hid in a closet for eight hours before running to a neighbor's house.
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[SOT]

[4:04;37-44]
[IN Q=He was just....]
[SUPER=01-Georgia Hall/Neighbor;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=he was not crying..]
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[VO-NAT]


The child told neighbors his stepfather had killed his mother, his aunt and his brothers and sisters.
Police believe the shooter then turned the gun on himself.
The boys is hospitalized in stable condition.
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[S-L'burg-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-21 56:44]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


The search continues for a gunman who forced his way into a Lynchburg home Sunday and shot and killed a man inside.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Sunday Night]


A masked gunman burst through the door of the Stuart Street home and fired several shots at 26-year old Morris Anthony in front of a mother and her 8-year-old son.
Authorities have "not" released a possible motive.
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[E-PCB-Study]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mron]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-16 1:54:17]
[GRAPHIC=PCB]


For nine years, Virginia collected scientific samples of toxins in state rivers.
Then, Governor Doug Wilder's administration eliminated the program.
Governor George Allen's administration locked the toxic data in a firebox and stored it away.
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[VO-NAT]


Then, pollution in the Staunton River came to light, and Halifax Delegate Ted Bennett requested a probe.
[SUPER=03-Richmond; ]


Yesterday, the General Assembly's audit agency reported its findings from the Department of Environmental Quality.

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[SOT 13:31:37]
[IN Q=I don't]

((DEL. TAYLOE MURPHY/D-WESTMORELAND CO.: I DON'T THINK WE KNEW THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY...DISCONTINUING THIS PROGRAM.)) ((DENNIS TREACY/DEQ DIRECTOR: MANY OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT THEY HAVE MADE TO YOU TODAY WE HAVE ALREADY BEGUN AND WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Tayloe Murphy/(D) Westmoreland Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Treacy/DEQ Director; :26]
[RUNS=:35]
[OUT Q=to continue to develop.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Gilmore administration is now promising that all data it has on pollution in state rivers will be put in databases that other agencies and the public can access.
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[5-Chip-Mills]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=599-1 TC1:47:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Pittston Coal Company's going into the lumber business in Southwest Virginia.
A massive new chip mill is about to go on-line in Dickenson County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Yesterday, Dickenson County activists who oppose the mill took their case to Richmond.
Pittston Coal company owns three-quarters of the county.
[SUPER=04-Virginia Forest Watch]


The protesters say clear-cutting operations, like this one in Washington County, could ruin the environment.
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[SOT 12:30:02]
[IN Q=After that]

((KENNETH MULLINS/RETIRED PITTSTON COAL MINER: AFTER THAT TIMBER'S BEEN CUT, THE STREAMS HAS BEEN ALL CLOGGED UP, AND THE BEAUTY IS ALL GONE, IT'S TOO LATE TO PUT IN THE SAFETY RULES.))
[SOT 12:44:34 ]

((JOSHUA LIEF/DEP. COMMERCE SECRETARY: THE TENDENCY OF THE LARGER COMPANIES IS TO FOLLOW THE BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES. PEOPLE HAVE SAID 100-THOUSAND ACRES IS UP FOR HARVESTING. ASSUMING THAT'S DONE OVER TIME AND WITH BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, IT DOES NOT CONCERN ME.THE FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY IS THE LEADING AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.))
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Mullins/Retired Pittston Coal Miner; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Joshua Lief/Dep. Commerce Secretary; :10 ]
[RUNS=:27 ]
[OUT Q=the Commonwealth.]
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[VO-NAT]


Chip mill opponents say Governor Jim Gilmore seems uninterested in their concerns.
Gilmore's accepted more than 78- thousand dollars in political donations from Pittston.
A legislative committee spent two years studying the environmental impact of logging in Virginia.
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[1-Sports]


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


Despite the rain, the Roanoke Valley Junior Golf Tournment got underway yesterday with a little help from a Hall of Famer.
Here's Mike Stevens with sports.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= good morning]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=a little bit]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)


[Y2K-Restaraunt]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Whatever problems Y-2-K may bring, we can still eat well.
Now, there's a San Diego company that offers tasty and exotic Y-2-K cuisine.
And as Larry Himmel explains, all you haveto do is add water.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA]
[SUPER=01-Larry Himmel/Reporting;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Randall/Priority Provisioners;]
[RUNS=1:56]
[OUT Q=]

((It had to happen and somehow you knew it would happen, here in California..the first Y-2-K eatery....forget the salad bar.
--sot---This is a bulk bin style sampling station. You can come and pick up some little samples, Just add water. You ca

n mix and match powders and create your own Y2K souffle. Many people don't realize that alot of the foods you eat right now once were powders, because it saves on shipping and refrigeration. This is your dehydrated water right here. I'm expanding that line to ice cubes as well.. Just add water and freeze. Tastes great, less filling, tastes great less filling. Priority provisioners sells dry storable...so popular among the military fatigue wearing set. But it's their tasting room that makes them unique. Give it a stir...and this is peanut butter. This is cheesecake. You name it. You can make it, just add water. You want to wipe that off. So how does it taste? That is awesome. Mix that with the peanut butter throw a little cheesecake powder in there and you've got your own Himmel brand...caloric nightmare Y2K foods do offer hope for the new millenium. It's good t know that if all hell breaks loose, we won't have to eat Tofu. You know what I mean. That's one thing to me that's really important. For now, there are tasty, powdered potions to get us through any perceived pestilence. I cannot wait for the next natural disaster. I'm really looking forward to Y2K now. In California, we're ready for crisis. Our Y2K cheer is "Let them eat cake, Just add water."))

[E-Fleming-Principal]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-36 08:23]
[GRAPHIC=nONE]


For the last five months William Fleming High school in Roanoke has been searching for a principal.
Many times a principal is selected by a panel of school board members with little input from parents and students.

But last night the Roanoke city school district took a different appoarch.
Kate (Y-daw) Weidaw has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=faculty parents]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke City Superintendent; :16]
[SUPER=01-Sarah Lee/Junior Class Vice President; :37]
[SUPER=01-Dwayne Willams/Junior; :48]
[SUPER=19-Kate/Weidaw; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:07]
[OUT Q=News-7]

((Faculty, parents, and students filled the cafeteria at William Fleming to ask questions of the two final candidates for principal. Roanoke City's Superintendent says he wanted to make everyone a part of the decision making process.
[SOT 1:42:27]
[IN Q= They'll have]

((DR. WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY SUPERINTENDENT:THEY'LL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO INTERACT WITH THE TWO CANDIDATES AND GIVE ME THEIR FEEDBACK ABOUT WHAT THEY THOUGHT)) [RUNS:00]
[OUT Q= they thought]

After each candidate introduced themselves, they were asked several questions involving curriculum, student activities, and discipline. Students like Sarah Lee say they're proud to be a part of the decision making process.
[SOT 2:08:39]
[IN Q=Alot of schools]

((SARAH LEE/JUNIOR CLASS VICE PRESIDENT: ALOT OF SCHOOLS DON'T GET THIS OPPORTUNITY AND FOR THEM TO ASK US TO COME AND BE APART OF THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US.)) [RUNS:00]
[OUT Q= important to us]

Some say they came to the meeting to make sure the new principal will spend time with the students - not just during school hours.
[SOT 2:09:30]
[IN Q=we're looking for]

((DWAYNE WILLIAMS/JUNIOR: WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO WILL BE DEDICATED TO THE STUDENTS, STAFF, AND PARENTS. SOMEONE WHO IS GOING TO SPEND MORE TIME HERE THaN 8:30 IN THE MORNING TO 2:40 IN THE AFTERNOON.)) [RUNS:00]
[OUT Q= in the afternoon]

[Stand-up] Superintendent Docotr Harris will be taking all of the imput from the meeting and will make his final decision sometime soon. Kate Weidaw News 7.))

[S-Passenger-Rail]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-17 TC1:26:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Road-weary travelers who want to avoid busy interstates could soon find themselves hopping a train to get to their destinations.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


A newly- released study recommends expanding passenger train service between Bristol and Washington, D.C. and between Roanoke and Richmond.
Officials are asking the state to come up with nine million dollars to improve railroad tracks between 19 cities on the new route.
They say the system would ultimately pay for itself by tapping into new markets.
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[SOT 13:56:21]
[IN Q=So we feel]

((LEO BEVON/DEPT. RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: SO WE FEEL THAT THERE'S A TREMENDOUS TOURIST MARKET THAT COULD BE TAPPED INTO, TRAIN SERVICE IN THIS CORRIDOR, WHICH WE FEEL IS NOT WELL-SERVED BY THE AUTOMOBILE. PARTICULARLY FOREIGN TOURISTS WHO ARE GOING TO BE HERE FOR MORE THAN JUST A DAY OR TWO DAYS.))
[SUPER=01-Leo Bevon/Rail and Public Trans. Dept.;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=or two days.]
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[VO-NAT]


Bevon (BEE-vun) says Amtrak likely would be contracted to handle the new passenger rail.
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[patients-rights]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


President Clinton joins the debate today as the Senate gears up for a vote on the patients' bill of rights.
Before leaving on a day trip to Florida, the president plans to urge lawmakers to approve a Democratic version of the bill to give new protections for Americans in managed care.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]

[4:08:09]
Republicans contend the Democratic bill will drive up the cost of health insurance -- leaving two million more Americans too poor to afford any.
But Democrats insist that for the rights to have teeth, patients must be able to sue for damages when H-M-O's withhold treatment.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(((Super: Sen. Edward Kennedy/D-MA THE REPUBLICAN PROGRAM IS THE PROFIT PROTECTION PROGRAM OF THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY)


(Sen. Phil Gramm/R-TX THEY WANT TO EXPAND YOUR ACCESS TO BUREAUCRATS AND

LAWYERS.)))
(Sen. Susan Collins/R-ME I DON'T BELIEVE YOU CAN SUE YOUR WAY TO QUALITY HEALTH CARE)
[SUPER=01-Sen. Edward Kennedy/(D) Massachussetts;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Phil Gramm/(R) Texas;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Susan Collins/(R) Maine;]
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=quality health care.]
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[VO-NAT]


The G-O-P plan is expected to win approval when the Senate votes later this week.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, there's a new way to get your vitamins and it may be more effective than ever before.
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=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( A DRUG USED TO TREAT EPILEPSY.. MIGHT ALSO HELP PEOPLE OVERCOME THEIR WORST SOCIAL FEARS.
VT-VO
AN ESTIMATED 35-MILLION AMERICANS ARE AFFECTED BY SOCIAL PHOBIA AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIVES.
THE DISORDER CAUSES OVERWHELMING ANXIETY IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS-- WHETHER IT BE SPEAKING IN FRONT OF A GROUP... OR EVEN ATTENDING A PARTY.
BUT RESEARCHERS SAY THE DRUG, NEURONTIN, WAS ABLE TO REDUCE SYMPTOMS IN PATIENTS BY AS MUCH AS 31-PERCENT.
THE FINDINGS WERE RELEASED IN THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHO-PHARMACOLOGY.
VT-VO
MULTI-VITAMINS MAY BE THE NUMBER ONE SELLING OVER-THE-COUNTER PRODUCT, BUT ARE THEY REALLY DOING US ANY GOOD?
RESEARCHERS SAY MANY OF THESE MULTI-VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS ARE INEFFECTIVE... BECAUSE OUR BODIES SIMPLY CAN'T ABSORB THEM.
IN FACT, SOME OF THESE NUTRIENTS CANCEL OUT EACH OTHER WHEN COMBINED.
SO NOW DOCTORS AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HAVE COME UP WITH A TECHNIQUE THAT SEPARATES THE VITAMINS INTO GRANULES..
AND ALLOWS THEM TO REMAIN THAT WAY.. AS THEY ARE RELEASED INTO THE BODY.
THESE MODERN-DAY CAPSULES ARE SLOWLY MAKING THEIR WAY TO STORE SHELVES.
VT-VO
AND A NEW STUDY FINDS THAT PEOPLE WITH MORE EDUCATION USUALLY END UP WITH SMALLER... BRAINS!
ACCORDING TO A REPORT IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL, NEUROLOGY...
ELDERLY PEOPLE WHO WERE HIGHLY EDUCATED.. EXPERIENCED A GREATER SHRINKAGE IN BRAIN SIZE... THAN THOSE WITH LESS SCHOOLING.
BUT BEING A BOOKWORM STILL COMES IN HANDY--
DOCTORS SAY EDUCATION OFFERS GREATER PROTECTION FROM DEMENTIA AND MEMORY LOSS.
AND THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Bionic-Boots]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Boots used to made for walking.
But now they're made for taking seven foot strides and leaping four feet into the air.
Hazel Westwood explains.
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[SOT]

[1:45:21 DAVE TAPE]
[IN Q=Keahi Seymour]
[SUPER=03-West Midlands, England; :00]
[SUPER=01-Keahi Seymour/Inventor; :25]
[SUPER=01-Hazel Westwood/Reporting; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=the West Midlands]


(Toss to Weather)
[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]


Police are trying to pin down a motive in a shooting that left seven people dead--including four children--inside an atlanta home.
The only survivor: an 11-year old boy who hid in the closet.
The child told neighbors his stepfather had shot everyone in the house.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


President Clinton is expected to weigh in today on the issue of a patients' bill of rights.
The Senate is debating different versions and a vote is expected Thursday.
Clinton plans to urge lawmakers to approve the Democratic version which gives new protections for Americans using H-M-O's.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And The N-A-A-C-P plans to file a lawsuit later this week against the firearms industry to restrict the marketing of weapons.
The group joins cities across the country that have sued the industry in hopes of curbing street and schoolyard violence.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday July 13.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[MURDERs-ATLANTA]


[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=MORN]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


Atlanta police are hoping the eleven-year-old boy who survived a bloodbath at his home yesterday will help them determine the cause of the rampage that left seven people dead.
One neighbor says the boy told her his stepfather killed his entire family.
Lu Ann Sodano reports.
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[SOT]

[4:03;38]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;]
[SUPER=01-Jikeivia Johnson/Victims' Cousin;]
[SUPER=01-C. B. Jackson/Atlanta Deputy Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Georgia Hall/Neighbor;]
[SUPER=01-Betty Fuller/Neigbor;]
[SUPER=01-Lu Ann Sodano/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=For cbs news]


[naacp-guns]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Gun Control]


The N-DOUBLE-A-C-P says it plans to "break the backs" of gun manufacturers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

[4:06:18]
The civil rights group plans to file a class action lawsuit this week against the gun industry, seeking tougher regulations on gun dealers
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((KWEISI MFUME/PRESIDENT, NAACP - - THOSE GUNS ARE NOT GOING TO LEGALLY AUTHORIZED GUN DEALERS - THEY'RE GETTING INTO THE HANDS OF CRIMINALS FOR CRIMINAL USE.))
[SUPER=01-Kweisi Mfume/NAACP President;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=for criminal use.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gun advocates argue it's not the weapons -- but the people who misuse them who should be targeted.
The NAACP says it may succeed taking this issue to court.
Unlike congressional change -- there's no gun lobby, no campaign contribution to influence its course -- instead it will be up to a judge to decide.
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[E-Spangler]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-22 1:26:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Garland Spangler will NOT lose his job as prosecutor.
The Giles County Commonwealth's attorney was in danger of losing his law license after a state bar investigation into misconduct.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pearisburg/File Tape;]


Yesterday morning, a three judge panel granted Spangler's request for a "public reprimand" in order to avoid a trial.
The investigation found that since taking office Spangler has missed the speedy trial deadline in two cases.
In two other instances he failed to file the paperwork required to bring out a suspects prior record-- which helps ensure tougher sentences.
Spangler's attorney, Roberts Moore, indicated his client was NOT incompetent saying the paperwork was simply overlooked.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hopefully ]

((ROBERTS MOORE/SPANGLER'S ATTORNEY: HOPEFULLY IT WILL BE BEHIND EVERYONE AND IT WON'T LINGER IN GILES COUNTY.))
[SUPER=01-Roberts Moore/Spangler's Attorney; :00]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=in Giles county.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


A public reprimand means that anyone who contacts the state bar will be told about the investigation and the outcome.
Spangler is running for re-election.

[E-Lewis]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-14 52 2:05:55]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A physician at Lewis Gale Hospital is on trial in federal court for allegedly falsifying her tax returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Dr. Verna Lewis is also charged with fabricating documents and soliciting people to lie before a grand jury.
In court yesterday, prosecutors questioned hospital officials and the doctor's office manager about financial transactions, and her business expenses.
Both sides in the case say they're under a gag order and can't speak to the media until the trial is over.
Testimony resumes this morning.
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[S-Banks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-24 TC56:33]
[GRAPHIC=David Banks]


In the Spring of last year, northwest Roanoke was plagued with a rash of fires.
One of those eventually charged with arson- -David Lamont Bank- -has been locked up for more than a year, undergoing psychiatric evaluation.
Yesterday Banks pled guilty to arson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 7, 1998]


He admitted starting the fire last year that burned 103-year old Gertrude Jumper out of her home on Harrison Avenue.
Banks actually set fire to the vacant house next door- -planning to sit on the porch across the street and watch the fire trucks arrive.
But the fire spread to Jumper's home and did extensive damage.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Banks will be sentenced in September. Co-defendent Robert Lee Jones is set for trial later this month.

[Hog-Farming]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#99-23 TC1:07:00]
[GRAPHIC=Hog Farming]


The hog farm debate in Halifax County is nearing a resolution.
After a public hearing, the county's planning commission recommended the strictest standards for hog farms yet...placing hog farms one-thousand feet from property lines and highways.
Supervisors still have to decide whether they're going to accept that proposal.
And, as Marya Jones reports, they'll have plenty of feedback from last night's public hearing to guide their decision.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The rain did little]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Long/Hog Farm Opponent; :25]
[SUPER=01-Carol Connor/Hog Farm Opponent; :37]
[SUPER=01-Billy Wooding/Hog Farmer; :48]
[SUPER=01-William Henry Yancey/Small Farmer; 1:09]
[SUPER=@Marya1; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Jones, NEws-7.]


(( The rain did little to dampen pre-hearing gatherings.
Hog farm opponents on the couthouse steps. [quick NAT sound, music] ((quick NAT SOUND MUSIC)) [RUNS:01]
And hog farm supporters at, appropriately, a pork barbeque. [quick Nat sound, talk at BBQ] ((quick nat sound, BBQ: YEAH.)) [runs:01]
Inside, it was standing room only as more than 250 residents crowded into a public hearing to debate an issue that's pitted neighbor against neighbor and even family against family.
[SOT 13:18 - :22 TAPE 2]

((LISA LONG: IF YOU SPEAK AGAINST THE HOG INDUSTRY, THEN YOU ARE SHUNNED BY OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS IN FAVOR.)) [RUNS:04]
The biggest complaints were odor, the threat of water contamination and declining property values.
[SOT 15:23:45 - 51]

((CAROL CONNOR/HOG FARM OPPONENT: IF YOU OPEN THE DOOR TO MORE HOG FACTORIES IN HALIFAX COUNTY, YOU'RE SAYING WELCOME TO DISASTER FOR HALIFAX COUNTY.)) [RUNS:06]
But hog farmers say none of the 8 hog farms in the county have caused ANY environmental problems other than odors.

[SOT 1:12:20 - :30]

((BILLY WOODING/HOG FARMER: IF MY LAGOON RUPTURED TODAY, IT WOULD BE EQUAL TO WHAT SOUTH BOSTON AND HALIFAX PUT INTO THE RIVER ON A DAILY BASIS. )) [RUNS:10]
Hog farmers say the Board of Supervisor's proposed setbacks are too tough and would force many of them out of operation.
And small farmers hoping to get into the business say they can't.
[SOT TAPE 2: 2:15 - :25]

((WILLIAM HENRY YANCEY/SMALL FARMER: WITH THE SETBACKS AND THE REGULATIONS THAT YOU ALL HAVE, THERE AIN'T NO WAY IN THE WORLD THAT I CAN GET ME A HOG HOUSE.)) [RUNS:10] [SU] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATIONS ARE JUST THAT .... RECOMMENDATIONS. SOMETHING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL HAVE TO VOTE ON WHEN THEY MEET NEXT MONTH. MJN7.)) [RUNS:10]))

[WWII-Aircraft]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Plenty of people get the opportnity to see vintage planes -- up close and personal.
But few people get the chance to actually fly in one.
Tina Simpkin takes us above the clouds in some old war-birds.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Springfield, MO; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Hill/Avenger Pilot; :10]
[SUPER=01-Calvin Pierce/WWII Veteran; :31]
[SUPER=01-Tina Simpkin/Reporting; 1:33]
[RUNS=2:29]
[OUT Q=Tina Simpkin reporting.]



(Toss to Break)



[S-City-Water]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-25 TC43:53]
[GRAPHIC=Water Supply]


The soaking rain is a welcome change for western Virginia.... but will it have an impact on Roanoke's water shortage?
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


More than an inch of rain has fallen in the Carvins Cove watershed during the last 24 hours.
Yesterday afternoon, water was flowing from Catawba Creek into one of the tunnels that feeds Roanoke's main reservoir.
The rainfall isn't expected to a major impact on the city's water problem, but it may help to slow the rate at which the water level is falling.
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The fight is on in Florida -
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to save a beached dolphin.
The dolphin ended up in front of some condominiums yesterday. Dozens of people turned out to save her.
They've created a small pool around the dolphin to keep her wet until marine biologisists can get her to a rehab center.
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For the last five months William Fleming High school in Roanoke has been searching for a principal.
Last night the two final candidates were introduced.
Kate (Why-daw) Weidaw attended the special meeting.
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((Faculty, parents, and students filled the cafeteria at William Fleming to ask questions of the two final candidates for principal. Roanoke City's Superintendent says he wanted to make everyone a part of the decision making process.
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After each candidate introduced themselves, they were asked several questions involving curriculum, student activities, and discipline. Students like Sarah Lee say they're proud to be a part of the decision making process.
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Some say they came to the meeting to make sure the new principal will spend time with the students - not just during school hours.
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((DWAYNE WILLIAMS/JUNIOR: WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO WILL BE DEDICATED TO THE STUDENTS, STAFF, AND PARENTS. SOMEONE WHO IS GOING TO SPEND MORE TIME HERE THaN 8:30 IN THE MORNING TO 2:40 IN THE AFTERNOON.)) [RUNS:00]
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[Stand-up] Superintendent Docotr Harris will be taking all of the imput from the meeting and will make his final decision sometime soon. Kate Weidaw News 7.))

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In sports, we can look forward to tonights All-Star baseball game and tomorrow night's first ever WNBA All-Star showdown.
Mike Stevens has previews of those games and highlights of last night's homerun derby.
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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The hog farm debate in Halifax County is nearing a resolution.
After a public hearing last night, the county's planning commission recommended the strictest standards for hog farms yet...placing hog farms one-thousand feet from property lines and highways.
Supervisors still have to decide whether they're going to accept that proposal.
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Parent and students got a chance to talk to the candidates for principal at William Fleming High School.
After each candidate introduced themselves, they were asked several questions involving curriculum, student activities, and discipline.
Superintendent Wayne Harris says he'll take all of the imput from the meeting and make a final decision sometime soon.
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The steady rain is a welcome sight at Carvins Cove, but probably won't make a major dent in Roanoke's water woes.
But it may help to slow the rate at which the water level is falling.
More than an inch of rain has fallen in the Carvins Cove watershed during the last 24 hours.
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