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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[jonbenet-Ramsey]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=mel]
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[GRAPHIC=Jonbenet Ramsey]


The decision is in.
After a year of deliberations a Boulder, Colorado grand jury says it will not to file charges in the death of six year old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey.
Colorado's, district attorney says there is not enough evidence.
But the case if far from closed.
Teresa Estacio has the latest from Colorado.
[Live=Estacio Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Boulder, CO;]
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[SUPER=03-Boulder, CO; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alex Hunter/District Attorney; :11]
[SUPER=01- Andrew Cohen/CBS News Legal Consultant; 1:04]
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((Boulder District Attorney Alex Hunter made his shocking announcement to a press pool.eager for any new information on the unsolved murder of Jon Benet Ramsey.
SOT: Alex Hunter/District Attorney

"The grand jury has completed its work and will not return. No charges have been filed. The grand jurors have done their work extraordinarily well bringing to bear all of their legal powers, life experiences and shrewdness."
(Graphic)

JonBenet's parents.John and Patsy Ramsey quickly issued a statement of their own. They talked about living in a constant nightmare saying.."We take no satisfaction in this result because a child killer remains free and undetected." The Ramsey's.who've denied any role in their daughter's death .. have been under an umbrella of suspicion from the mome
nt JonBenet's body was found in their basement ---- the day after Christmas three years ago. It was John Ramsey who mad

e the grim discovery. after his wife found a ransom note saying their young daughter had been abducted. What followed was an investigation many legal experts say was badly bungled from the start..leaving little hope the case may ever be solved.
SOT: ANDREW COHEN/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT

"It's less likely as each month goes by that there is going to be an arrest an indictment, a conviction after a trial

Stand-up Colorado Governor Bill Owens is reviewing the case and may appoint a special prosecutor. Meanwhile, we're expecting to hear more details from District Attorney Alex Hunter who will finally answer reporter's questions later today. Terisa Estacio, CBS))


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[E-Philip-Morris]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-28 1:57:01]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


Some people have been saying it for years-- but it was a big admission from Philip Morris.
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[VO-NAT]


The cigarette maker said for the first time yesterday that cigarettes are addictive and can cause serious health problems.
The acknowledgment came on the Philip Morris web site.
It's part of a 100-million-dollar project to change the company's public image.
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[SOT 15:11:03 "philip morris guy" tape]
[IN Q=the decision]

((DAVID GREENBERG/PHILIP MORRIS VICE PRESIDENT: THE DECISION TO COMMUNICATE WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE BELIEVE IS SOMETHING THAT WE'VE COME TO -- MAYBE WE CAME TO IT A LITTLE LATE -- BUT WE'VE COME TO IT STRONG AND WE THINK PEOPLE WILL HEAR OUR MESSAGE AND RESPOND TO IT.))
[SUPER=01-David Greenberg/Philip Morris Vice President]
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[E-Tobacco-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-38 38:38]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The company's admission fired up debate in Southside Virginia- in both the tobacco and health communities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Some tobacco producers said they're glad Philip Morris finally decided to clear the air.
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[IN Q=It's been posted on the packs]
[SOT 2:21:55 - 2:22:03]

((DAVID SARTIN/TOBACCO FARMER: IT'S BEEN POSTED ON THE PACKS OF CIGARETTES FOR MANY, MANY YEARS. THEY'RE JUST COMING PUBLIC WITH IT. I RECKON THEY'RE JUST OWNING UP TO WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING ALL THE TIME.))
[sot 2:25:06 - :12]

((T. Y. MASON/WAREHOUSE MANAGER: THEY'VE KNOWN FOR 25 YEARS THAT TOBACCO COULD BE HARMFUL IF YOU ABUSE IT, SO I CAN'T SEE WHERE IT'S GOING TO MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THE CONSUMER.))
[SUPER=01-David Sartin/Tobacco Farmer; :00]
[SUPER=01-T. Y. Mason/Warehouse Manager; :08]
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[OUT Q=any difference to the consumer.]
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[VO-NAT]


But public health advocates like Doctor David Lewis say the company's admission is just a smokescreen.
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[SOT 2:33:00 - :13]
[IN Q=Philip Morris made]

((DR. DAVID O. LEWIS/PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATE: PHILIP MORRIS MADE 6-BILLION DOLLARS IN PROFITS LAST YEAR. THEY WILL DO ANYTHING AND SAY ANYTHING TO KEEP MAKING THOSE PROFITS, EVEN IF IT MEANS ADMITTING THAT THEIR PRODUCT IS ADDICTIVE AND THAT IT CAUSES SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS.))
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[SUPER=03-Augusta Co.]


President Clinton, in Virginia yesterday, says Philip Morris' acknowledgment made this a good day for the cause of public health.
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[SOT 113:23:18 "clinton feed" tape]
[IN Q=the decision]

((PRESIDENT CLINTON: THIS FORMAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT COMES FAR TOO LATE, BUT STILL WE MUST ALL WELCOME IT.))
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[VO-NAT]


The President was on Reddish Knob in the George Washington National Forest to kick off a campaign to keep 40-million acres off limits to logging, mining and other development.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte criticized the plan-
He says it'll override the current forest planning process, and could disrupt the environment and the economy of many rural communities.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
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In sports, the Braves get another win in the N-L championship series, and Hokie quarterback gets set for the matchup with Syracuse.
Roy Stanley has those stories and more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[TAPE#M99-5]
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(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: hershey kiss mobile))

[Test-ban-treaty]


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


A major foreign policy defeat for President Clinton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


The Republican led Senate has refused to ratify the nuclear test ban treaty.
The 51 to 48 vote fell mainly along party lines with only four Republicans crossing over.
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[SOT]

[3:45:42] ((CLINTON:."THEY TURNED ASIDE THE BEST ADVICE OF OUR TOP MILITARY LEADERS, INCLUDING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINTS CHIEF OF STAFF AND MANY OTHER LEADING SCIENTISTS THAT WE CAN MAINTAIN A STRONG NUCLEAR FORCE WITHOUT TESTING.))
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[OUT Q=without testing.]
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[VO-NAT]


Mr. Clinton say the fight for the test ban treaty is far from over.
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[s-Frith]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-40 55:50]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Realtor Earl Frith will be monitored with an electronic device...for the next four months.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 1998;]


The once-active realtor and auctioneer was sentenced yesterday for depositing 16-thousand dollars he got from drug informant Javier Cruz.
Frith was NOT convicted of money laundering- -but "structuring," trying to conceal cash transactions from the I-R-S.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[ss=Legal Scales]


Frith was also fined 10-thousand dollars.
He's appealing his conviction to the Supreme Court, hoping the justices will agree with District Judge James Turk's decision that his right to a speedy trial was violated.
It took the government seven years to try the case.

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, gene therapy could stop cancer.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
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((A POTENTIAL MEDICAL MILESTONE IN CANCER RESEARCH COULD LEAD TO DRUGS THAT WIPE OUT TUMORS. SCIENTISTS AT MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER IN NEW YORK SAY THEY'VE DEVELOPED CANCER RESISTANT MICE BY ELIMINATING THE GENES THAT CONTROL THE FORMATION OF BLOOD CELLS. THE RODENTS WERE THEN INJECTED WITH TUMOR CELLS. MANY DEVELOPED NO SIGNS OF CANCER WHILE OTHERS GREW TUMORS THAT EVENTUALLY SHRANK OR DID NOT SPREAD. DOCTORS HOPE THEIR FINDINGS WILL ONE DAY HELP THEM KNOCK OUT THESE GENES IN HUMANS WITHOUT ANY SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS.
VT=VO

((vo)) THE RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE FIRST EVER COMPARATIVE STUDY ON MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS THERAPIES. WHAT SCIENTISTS FOUND IS THAT OF THE THREE APPROVED DRUG TREATMENTS THEY TESTED..ONLY TWO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED RELAPSE RATES. THOSE TAKING BETACERIN OR COPAXONE HAD SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN RELAPSES WHILE THOSE TAKING AVONEX DID NOT. THE MAKER OF AVONEX ATTACKED THE STUDY, SAYING IT WAS ONLY ANECDOTAL INFORMATION.
VT=VO

((vo)) A STUDY IN THIS WEEK'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE FINDS THAT PEOPLE WHO RECOVER FROM ONE BOUT OF TUBERCULOSIS ARE NOT IMMUNE FROM FUTURE INFECTIONS OF THE LUNG AILMENT. RESEARCHERS IN SOUTH AFRICA STUDIED 16 PEOPLE WHO CAME DOWN WITH A SECOND CASE OF T-B. 12 OF THESE PATIENTS HAD DIFFERENT STRAINS OF THE DISEASE. SCIENTISTS SAY THESE RESULTS MEAN THAT FINDING A NEW AND IMPROVED VACCINE FOR T-B COULD BE DIFFICULT.
ONCAM=MIKA

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT THE DAY IN MEDICINE. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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((Archive: Hershey Kiss Mobile)) [2-HEADLINES]
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[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


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


With no indictment by a grand jury, the JonBenet Ramsey murder remains an open case.
The panel can't comment but Boulder, Colorado's, district attorney says there is not enough evidence to file charges.
D-A Alex Hunter may have more to say about the case at a news conference today.
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[VO-NAT]


President Clinton has suffered a major foreign policy defeat but vows the fight is not over.
The Senate voted down the nuclear test-ban treaty, largely along party lines.
Democrats promise to make the rejection a prime 2000 campaign issue.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Anti-tobacco organizations are skeptical of a new image campaign by Philip Morris.
The tobacco giant has launched an ad campaign and a corporate Web site. It asserts both that ``there is no 'safe' cigarette'' and that ``cigarette smoking is addictive.''
The head of the American Lung Association says it's nothing more than a public relations stunt by a company with a track record of lies.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday October 14.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[grand-jury]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=jonbenet Ramsey]


One part of the Jonbenet Ramsey investigation is over.
After a year of deliberations, a Boulder, Colorado grand jury has announced that no charges will be filed in the murder of the six year old beauty queen.
Colorado's governor though say's now he's deciding whether to appoint a special prosecutor.
Teresa Estacio reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Boulder, CO; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alex Hunter/District Attorney; :11]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Cohen/CBS News Legal Consultant; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Terisa Estacio/Reporting; 1:14]
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[OUT Q= Terisa Estacio, CBS, News.]

((Boulder District Attorney Alex Hunter made his shocking announcement to a press pool.eager for any new information on the unsolved murder of Jon Benet Ramsey.
SOT: Alex Hunter/District Attorney

"The grand jury has completed its work and will not return. No charges have been filed. The grand jurors have done their work extraordinarily well bringing to bear all of their legal powers, life experiences and shrewdness."
(Graphic)

JonBenet's parents.John and Patsy Ramsey quickly issued a statement of their own. They talked about living in a constant nightmare saying.."We take no satisfaction in this result because a child killer remains free and undetected." The Ramsey's.who've denied any role in their daughter's death .. have been under an umbrella of suspicion from the mome
nt JonBenet's body was found in their basement ---- the day after Christmas three years ago. It was John Ramsey who mad

e the grim discovery. after his wife found a ransom note saying their young daughter had been abducted. What followed was an investigation many legal experts say was badly bungled from the start..leaving little hope the case may ever be solved.
SOT: ANDREW COHEN/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT

"It's less likely as each month goes by that there is going to be an arrest an indictment, a conviction after a trial Stand-up Colorado Governor Bill Owens is reviewing the case and may appoint a special prosecutor. Meanwhile, we're expecting to hear more details from District Attorney Alex Hunter who will finally answer reporter's questions later today. Terisa Estacio, CBS))

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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-28 1:57:01]
[GRAPHIC=Philip morris]


Philip Morris is trying to polish its image with multi-million dollar advertising campaign-- and a public admission.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The cigarette maker said for the first time yesterday that cigarettes are addictive and can cause serious health problems.
The acknowledgment came on the Philip Morris web site.
It's part of a 100-million-dollar project to change the company's public image.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:11:03 "philip morris guy" tape]
[IN Q=the decision]

((DAVID GREENBERG/PHILIP MORRIS VICE PRESIDENT: THE DECISION TO COMMUNICATE WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE BELIEVE IS SOMETHING THAT WE'VE COME TO -- MAYBE WE CAME TO IT A LITTLE LATE -- BUT WE'VE COME TO IT STRONG AND WE THINK PEOPLE WILL HEAR OUR MESSAGE AND RESPOND TO IT.))
[SUPER=01-David Greenberg/Philip Morris Vice President]
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[OUT Q=RESPOND TO IT]


[QUICK OUT!!!!]

[2-E-Tobacco-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-38 38:38]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


The company's admission fired up debate in Southside Virginia- in both the tobacco and health communities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Some tobacco producers said they're glad Philip Morris finally decided to clear the air.
(///// SOT /////)
[bump SOTs]
[IN Q=It's been posted on the packs]
[SOT 2:21:55 - 2:22:03]

((DAVID SARTIN/TOBACCO FARMER: IT'S BEEN POSTED ON THE PACKS OF CIGARETTES FOR MANY, MANY YEARS. THEY'RE JUST COMING PUBLIC WITH IT. I RECKON THEY'RE JUST OWNING UP TO WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING ALL THE TIME.))
[sot 2:25:06 - :12]

((T. Y. MASON/WAREHOUSE MANAGER: THEY'VE KNOWN FOR 25 YEARS THAT TOBACCO COULD BE HARMFUL IF YOU ABUSE IT, SO I CAN'T SEE WHERE IT'S GOING TO MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THE CONSUMER.))
[SUPER=01-David Sartin/Tobacco Farmer; :00]
[SUPER=01-T. Y. Mason/Warehouse Manager; :08]
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[OUT Q=any difference to the consumer.]
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[VO-NAT]


But public health advocates like Doctor David Lewis say the company's admission is just a smokescreen.
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[SOT 2:33:00 - :13]
[IN Q=Philip Morris made]

((DR. DAVID O. LEWIS/PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATE: PHILIP MORRIS MADE 6-BILLION DOLLARS IN PROFITS LAST YEAR. THEY WILL DO ANYTHING AND SAY ANYTHING TO KEEP MAKING THOSE PROFITS, EVEN IF IT MEANS ADMITTING THAT THEIR PRODUCT IS ADDICTIVE AND THAT IT CAUSES SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. David O. Lewis/Public Health Advocate;]
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[OUT Q=it causes serious health problems.]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta Co.]


President Clinton, in Virginia yesterday, says Philip Morris' acknowledgment made this a good day for the cause of public health.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 113:23:18 "clinton feed" tape]
[IN Q=the decision]

((PRESIDENT CLINTON: THIS FORMAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT COMES FAR TOO LATE, BUT STILL WE MUST ALL WELCOME IT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=WELCOME IT]
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[VO-NAT]


The President was on Reddish Knob in the George Washington National Forest to kick off a campaign to keep 40-million acres off limits to logging, mining and other development.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte criticized the plan-
He says it'll override the current forest planning process, and could disrupt the environment and the economy of many rural communities.
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[E-Juvenile-Justice]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-41 23:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The board that oversees Virginia's juvenile prisons has pulled the plug on a program that allowed officers to hit and kick violent teen inmates.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


But moments after the board voted down the program yesterday, the agency's director said he'd defy the order.
Juvenile prisons director Gerald Glenn has asked the Attorney General to decide who's in charge.
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./June 2]


He says the Handle With Care Plus program gives officers a chance to restrain violent teen inmates without either party getting injured.
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[S-Corrections]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-31 1:53:04]
[GRAPHIC=VA Prisons]


The chairman of the board that oversees Virginia's ADULT prison system quit yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Longtime Board chairman Andy Winston had a power clash with the Gilmore administration.
[SUPER=03-Fluvanna Co./March 27, 1998;]


Winston took a parting shot about media allegations this week of women prisoners being sexually assaulted by male officers in the new (Flu-Vanna) Fluvanna Correctional Center.
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[SOT 15:06:09]
[IN Q=To have]

((ANDY WINSTON/FORMER CORRECTIONS BOARD CHAIRMAN: TO HAVE WOMEN THAT ARE DISROBED...TOTALLY INAPPROPRIATE FOR THAT TO HAPPEN.))
[SOT 15:13:16]

((RON ANGELONE: TO SAY WE SHOULD KEEP ALL MALES OUT OF FEMALE PRISONS... WOULD BE BREAKING SOME FEDERAL LAWS.))
[SUPER=01-Andy Winston/Fmr. Corrections Bd. Chairman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ron Angelone/Virginia Corrections Director; :23 ]
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[OUT Q=federal laws.]
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[TALENT=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


Angelone says sexual assaults occur on inmates throughout Virginia's prison system.

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[TAPE#M99-5]
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[STEVE LIVE]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: Hershey Kiss Mobile))

[Ohio-storms]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]


In Ohio this morning they're cleaning up from destructive thunderstorms.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Circleville, OH;]

[3:47:18]
They downed power lines, damaged buildings and injured at least five people.
Thunderstorm and tornado warnings were issued in several counties, but the National Weather Service could NOT confirm whether any tornadoes touched down.
Wind damage was reported in 13 counties.
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[Depression]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-45 TC18:29]
[GRAPHIC=Depression]


Teenagers can suffer from depression. Now a new depression screening just for adolescents may help detect the early signs.
Kate Weidaw explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Diane Kelly/Mental Health Association; :09]
[SUPER=01-Dale Johnson/P. H. Guidance Counselor; :36]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:17]
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[OUT Q=kw news 7 ]

((Mental health professionals say many times parents will not detect signs of depression especially in the teenage years.

[SOT 1:11:39]
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((DIANE KELLY/EX. DIR. MENTAL HEALTH ASSOC. ROANOKE VALLEY: LOTS OF TIMES WE NOTICE THINGS IN TEENAGERS THAT WE THINK IS MOODINESS OR NORMAL CHANGES THAT IS PART OF PUBERTY AND NOT RELATED TO DEPRESSION, BUT UNDETECTED DEPRESSION CAN LEAD TO MORE SERIOUS PROBLEMS.))
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That's why this 23 question survey was created just for adolescents. Guidance counselor Dale Johnson says the screening is a great idea.

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((DALE JOHNSON/PATRICK HENRY GUIDANCE COUNSELOR: IT'S A PREVENTATIVE KIND OF THING. MAYBE IF WE CAN RAISE STUDENTS AWARENESS BY PRESENTATION THEN MAYBE THE STUDENTS CAN HELP THEIR FELLOW STUDENTS.))
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We caught up with one local teen at a youth group meeting who says people his age may recognize the symptoms of depression but do nothing about it.

[SOT 1:33:50]
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((EATHAN GLEINER/STUDENT: MOST PEOPLE THINK IT WILL PASS WITH TIME.))
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Eathan Gleiner has suffered from depression. He says teenagers should not be ashamed to go through the screening process.

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[INQ=]

((EATHAN GLEINER/STUDENT: DEPRESSION CAN STRIKE ANYONE. IT'S NOT LIKE A DISEASE THAT HAPPENS ONLY IN OLD PEOPLE.))
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((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: AND THAT IS THE MESSAGE MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WANT TEENAGERS TO HEAR. IF ADOLESCENTS WANT TO BE TESTED FOR DEPRESSION LEWIS GALE HAS A PROGRAM CALLED RESPOND THAT CONDUCTS SCREENINGS. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))


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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
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In sports, this week's Hometown Hoops installment goes to the U-V-A hardwood.
Roy Stanley has more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[OUT Q=great day everybody]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Local-Recap]
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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President Clinton announced a new forestry initiative in Augusta County yesterday.
He kicked off a campaign to keep 40-million acres off limits to logging, mining and other development.
Representative Bob Goodlatte criticized the plan-- saying it'll override the current forest planning process, and could disrupt the environment and the economy of many rural communities.
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The board that oversees Virginia's juvenile prisons has pulled the plug on a program that allowed officers to hit and kick violent teen inmates.
But moments after the board voted down the program today, the agency's director said he'd defy the order.
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Realtor Earl Frith will be tethered to an electronic monitoring device... ensuring that he'll stay home the next four months.
The once-active realtor and auctioneer was sentenced yesterday for depositing 16-thousand dollars he got from drug informant Javier Cruz.
Frith was also fined 10-thousand dollars.
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