[11Suicide-Shooting]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-01 17:40]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Suicide]


A Roanoke mother is dead after her boyfriend apparently shot her while her two children were still in the house.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It happened shortly after 3-30 yesterday at a home in the 800 block of Kellogg Avenue, Northwest.
Police say it appears that 32 year old Tyrone Turpin shot 33 year-old Linda Miller several times and then turned the gun on himself- taking his own life.
Authorities say the couple had been arguing. Miller's two young children ran next door and asked a neighbor to call police.
Miller died an hour later at the hospital.
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[11Volvo-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-46 1:38:21]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Layoffs]


Word of how many people Volvo MAY layoff could come today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


The company is expected to announce how much it intends to cut back on production.
First word of potential layoffs came after Union leaders met with the company.
United Auto Workers' leaders say Volvo has indicated that demand for new trucks is down and, as a result, the plant will have to cut back further on production.
No word yet on how many workers could be affected.
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[11Textile-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-]
[GRAPHIC=Va. State Capitol]


Since June, three thousand jobs have been lost in Martinsville and Henry County alone.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


It was a rallying cry for Southside lawmakers, introducing what they call the Textile Workers Relief Act of 2000.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT SENATE 01:37:10 ]
[IN Q=The maximum]

((SEN. ROSCOE REYNOLDS/D-HENRY CO.: THE MAXIMUM WEEKLY PAY FOR ANY OF THESE PEOPLE STANDING IN LINE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS IS 230 DOLLARS A WEEK. MR. PRESIDENT, A FAMILY, AN INDIVIDUAL AND A FAMILY CANNOT GET BY TODAY ON 230 DOLLARS A WEEK.))
[SUPER=@Reynolds;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=a week.]
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[VO-NAT]


Senator Reynolds is pushing to raise jobless benefits a hundred dollars a week for any worker who lives or works in an area with double digit unemployment.
Martinsville Delegate Ward Armstrong wants them covered by Medicaid.
Southside Democrats found an unlikely ally in a Tidewater Republican.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT HOUSE 01:45:10 ]
[IN Q=We have]

((DEL. FRANK WAGNER/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: WE HAVE A SITUATION IN HAMPTON ROADS RIGHT NOW OF THE EXACT OPPOSITE OF THAT THAT'S FACED IN MARTINSVILLE. WE CAN'T GET ENOUGH GOOD WORKERS THAT WANT TO WORK IN OUR SHIPYARDS.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Frank Wagner/(R) Virginia Beach;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=in our shipyards.]
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


Wagner's proposing temporary housing assistance to for laid off textile workers who want to spend a few months working at the shipyards.
None of the bills have come up for any votes yet.



[11Bedford-Arrests]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A father and son have been charged with manufacturing child pornography in Bedford County.
Authorities raided the Vinton home of 42-year old Derrick Noell (no-EL) last week, arresting him, his 18- year old son Jesse and seizing a small amount of pornographic material.
The alleged operation was uncovered after a tip to a Bedford County school resource officer.
One more arrest is pending.

[Cuban-Boy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elain Gonzalez]


Both of Elian Gonzalez's grandmothers have visas to travel to the U-S.
But it's un- clear when or if they will use them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Havana, Cuba;]


Congressional sources said yesterday they expected the women to fly to the U-S today with American church leaders, who support six-year-old Elian's return to Cuba.
A delegation from the National Council of Churches flew to Havana yesterday and met with the women and Elian's father late last night.
Afterward, no one would say whether the women have decided to go to the U-S.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:10:16]
[IN Q=We just want]

((WE JUST WANT THE PRESS TO RECOGNIZE THIS IS A VERY DELICATE SITUATION. WE HAD A GOOD VISIT WITH THE FAMILY. WE'RE TIRED AND WE'RE GOING HOME TO GET SOME REST.))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=get some rest]
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[VO-NAT]


Before the meeting, the boy's paternal grandmother had said she would only go to the U-S if she could return with her grandson.
Elian's Miami relatives have been fighting to keep the boy with them since he was found floating off the coast of Florida.
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[Lunar-Eclipse]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


For about an hour, the moon disappeared late last night.
And it was a great show, if you had the chance to catch a glimpse of it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX;]


The darkest phase of the full lunar eclipse happened 12-22 A-M.
For viewers under clear skies, the eclipse turned the moon red, as well as other un- usual colors.
Some areas saw it blotted out completely.
Professional and amateur sky watchers gathered all over the country to watch the event.
The last total eclipse of the moon was in September of 19-97.
The next one will be July 16th...it'll be best seen from the West Coast.
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[11School-Closings]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=School Information]

You can find updated school information along the bottom of your screen right now.
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[TAKE FS GFX]
And you can get the latest school closings and delays any time on our home page at W-D-B-J-7 dot-com.
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[Bradley]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Capaign 2000]


Former Senator Bill Bradley says recurring heart problems won't interfere with his run for the White House.
During a campaign stop in Iowa, Bradley said that he'd suffered four similar episodes of irregular heartbeat like the one he experienced in December.
Bradley told reporters that he has NOT received medical attention for his condition, called a trial fibrillation.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:13:10]
[IN Q=It has absolutetly]

((BILL BRADLEY/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: IT WAS ABSOLUTELY NO IMPACT ON THE FACE OR MY CAPACITY TO RUN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE OR MY INTENSITY OF CAMPAIGNING.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Bradley/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=intensity of campaigning.]
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[ss=hold]


Bradley is scheduled to campaign both in Iowa and New Hampshire over the next week.
A campaign official says Bradley does NOT intend to change those plans.



[11Wal-Mart]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-54 50:06:06]
[GRAPHIC=Wal Mart]


There is talk of a new Wal-Mart in Bonsack, and that is raising concern among residents.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Located at the intersection of route 460 and alternate route 220, the parcel has been zoned for commercial use for more than 20 years.
The owner isn't confirming that Wal- Mart plans to locate there... but opponents are warning residents of nearby subdivisions that the retailer may be moving in next door.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=None]


County officials say the property would not have to be rezoned... but they hope to work with developers to minimize any problems.

[Admissions]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


Now more than ever it may be harder to get into Virginia Tech.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


Admissions officials say they are expecting a record 17-thousand freshman applicants to fill 4-thousand-two-hundred-fifty available spaces.
The football team's success is one of the reasons Tech has become so popular -- especially with all of the publicity.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:25:41]
[IN Q=You can't pay]

((KAREN TORGERSEN: HAVING GAME DAY ON CAMPUS TWICE. YOU CAN'T PAY FOR THAT TYPE OF PUBLICITY AND FOR THEM TO SAY ALL THE WONDERFUL AND POSITIVE THINGS THEY'RE SAYING NOT JUST ABOUT FOOTBALL, BUT THE COMMUNITY, THE UNIVERSITY. THAT WAS WONDERFUL))
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=was wonderful]
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[VO-NAT]


Karen Torgersen the Director of undergraduate admission says next year the team's impact on admissions will be even more evident.
And she says University has had to raise entrance standards.
Student will need to have at least a B -plus average and an S-A-T score of about 1-thousand to be considered.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Another reason cited for the increase is the Tech's commitment to technological advancement.



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new study says eating at least 5 apples a week improves lung health.

Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((Information:
MEDDAY ON CAM An apple a day may keep the lung doctor away.

VT=VO

A study in the medical journal "Thorax" finds eating at least five apples every week, improves lung function and breathing.
The study looked at more than 25 hundred men and found those who ate apples regularly had bigger and stronger lungs, along with fewer bouts of bronchitis and chest colds.
Apples may protect the lungs because of the anti-oxidant vitamins they contain.
ON CAM If you have a teenage boy who needs to see a doctor, you may be surprised to learn that most prefer a female doctor to a male.
This is especially true among boys raised in single parent homes.
The study, in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine is the first one to show males prefer a female doc. Others say males prefer males but those studies all asked the question of older men.

VT=VO

And finally, you may not think that its such a complicated procedure but done improperly, blowing your nose can make you sicker.
That's right.
Using a special dye, researchers at the University of Virginia found when people blew their nose, they also blew germs backwards up into their sinuses..making them more likely to get sinus infections.
To avoid hurricane force pressure, the study says don't squeeze your nostrils when blowing. And keep your mouth open to lessen the force.
Children incidentally are less prone to problems because they don't have fully developed sinuses in their facial bones like adults do.
ON CAM And that's a look at the day in health. I'm Dr. Dave Hnida for CBS News.))

(ad lib to weather)

[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Kmc/SPA]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


Authorities say a Roanoke mother was killed after her boyfriend shot her and then turned the gun on himself.
Apparently the woman's two children were also in the house.
Police say it appears that 32 year old Tyrone Turpin shot 33 year-old Linda Miller several times and then turned the gun on himself- taking his own life.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A fire in an Amish farmouse killed four children in northwestern Pennsylvania yesterday.
The local coroner says a kerosene lamp is believed to be the source of the deadly blaze.
The children's parents were NOT home at the time...they were working in a nearby barn.
They couldn't call for help..the home had no phone or electricity.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=kimberly]


And after a traffic stop on I-81, state Police did not just take the driver into custody, they took in a pair of pythons as well.
The snakes are being held at the Natural Bridge Zoo... where they say these reptiles are in poor condition.
Trooper Andy Fisher found them in a pillow case in the suspect's car, along with a small amount of cocaine.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday, January 21st. .
[ANCHOR=Steve]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[House-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


A house fire killed four children and devastated an Amish community in northwestern Pennsylvania early yesterday.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clarion Co., PA;]


The local coroner says a kerosene lamp is believed to have caused the deadly blaze.
The fire tore through the farmhouse, killing the children trapped inside.
The two-story brick and wood house had collapsed in the fire.
The children's parents were NOT home at the time...they were working in a nearby barn.
Authorities say their father tried to rescue them, but was turned back by the heat and flames.
The house had no telephone and no electricity.
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[2-11Suicide-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-01 17:40]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Suicide]


Authorities say a Roanoke mother was killed after her boyfriend shot her and then turned the gun on himself. Apparently the woman's two children were still in the house.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It happened shortly after 3-30 yesterday at a home in the 800 block of Kellogg Avenue, Northwest.
Police say it appears that 32 year old Tyrone Turpin shot 33 year-old Linda Miller several times and then turned the gun on himself- taking his own life.
Authorities say the couple had been arguing. Miller's two young children ran next door and asked a neighbor to call police.
Miller died an hour later at the hospital.
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[2-11Volvo-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-46 1:38:21]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Layoffs]


Volvo is expected to announce today how much it intends to cut back production and that could mean more layoffs.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


First word of the potential layoffs came after Union leaders met with the company.
United Auto Workers' leaders say Volvo has indicated that demand for new trucks is down and, as a result, the plant will have to cut back further on production.
No word yet on how many workers could be affected.
(------------)



[11Pythons]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-57 27:56]
[GRAPHIC=State PD Investigation]



State Police did not just take the driver into custody following a traffic stop on Interstate 81
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[V/O-NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]

they took in a pair of pythons as well.
The snakes are being held at the Natural Bridge Zoo... where they say these reptiles are in poor condition.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4:33:32]
[IN Q=They get up]

((THEY GET UP TO 10, 12 15-FEET, AND THEY CAN CONSUME SMALL DOGS, CATS AND SMALL CHILDREN. UNLESS YOU'RE AN ACKNOWLEDGED HERP., YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE THESE.))
[SUPER=01-Karl Mogensen/Natural Bridge Zoo;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=shouldn't have these.]
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[V/O-NAT SOT]


The snakes are being kept in a 90-degree tank at the Zoo.
Trooper Andy Fisher found them in a pillow case in the suspect's car, along with a small amount of cocaine.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:07:50]
[IN Q=After he got]
[SUPER=01-1st Sgt. Joe Peters/Virginia State Police;]

((AFTER HE GOT THE COCAINE, HE GOES BACK TO THE CAR TO TALK TO THE DRIVER AND THAT'S WHEN THE DRIVER INFORMED HIM THAT IT WAS TWO PYTHONS IN THE PILLOW CASE IN THE FRONT SEAT.))
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=the front seat.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[graphic=Hold]


24-year old Jewell Boyd was charged with possession of cocaine and reckless driving on a suspended license. [take VO take VO take VO]




[11Pit-Bull]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-59 16:37]
[GRAPHIC=TAKE TAKE TAKE]



(TAKE TAKE TAKE)
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Meantime two vicious pit bulls are still eluding police. One bit a Roanoke officer in four places Wednesday night. She shot the dog in the shoulder and both dogs ran off. Police say they are dangerous.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:52:50]
[IN Q=Look for signs]

((LOOK FOR SIGNS LIKE THE DOG SNARLING, SHOWING AGGRESSIVE TENDENCIES SUCH AS HAIR RAISED ON THE BACK, THE TAIL UP, THE DOG HUNCHED IN AN APPARENT ATTACK MODE.))
[SUPER=01-M.W. Quesenberry/Animal Control;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=attack mode]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The officer is recovering but may need rabies shots. The dogs' owner faces up to a 25-hundred dollar fine and a year in jail.
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[2-11School-Closings]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=School Information]


The aftermath of this week's winter weather has delayed or closed some schools in the region. You can find updated school information along the bottom of your screen right now.
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And you can get the latest school closings and delays any time on our home page at W-D-B-J-7 dot-com.
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[11Voter-ID]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-53 42:49]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Voter ID]


Virginia Democrats successfully beat Voter I-Ds in court last year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


But this year's Republican-controlled legislature means voter I-Ds will likely be required at the polls soon.
The chairmen of the two major parties explain their views.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT THURSDAY 12:53:10]
[IN Q=We have]

((DEL. KEN PLUM/D-RESTON: WE HAVE SOME OF THE LOWEST VOTER PARTICIPATION IN THE COUNTRY IN VIRGINIA. WE'RE FAVORABLE TO MATTERS THAT WILL HELP PEOPLE REGISTER EASILY AND GET OUT THE VOTE. NOT TO IMPEDE THEIR VOTING.))
[SOT THURSDAY 13:09:25 ]

((SEN. RANDY FORBES/R-CHESAPEAKE: WE THINK THAT YOU HAVE TO SHOW AN I-D ANY TIME YOU GET A LIBRARY CARD, YOU BUY A VIDEO, SO WE DON'T THINK IT'S ASKING TOO MUCH TO SHOW THAT WHEN YOU VOTE. ESPECIALLY GIVEN THAT IF YOU DON'T HAVE IT, YOU CAN ALWAYS JUST SIGN A STATEMENT AND STILL VOTE. WE'RE NOT STOPPING ANYBODY FROM VOTING.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Ken Plum/(D) Reston; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Randy Forbes/(R) Chesapeake; :14]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=from voting.]
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[VO-NAT]


Another measure likely to pass this year: putting party labels next to candidates' names.
Currently, Virginia only does that for presidential candidates.
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[11L'burg-Registrar]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-50]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg]


It's not voter IDs but the most basic rule of business that's bringing change to Lynchburg's voter registrar.
That rule is - go where your customers are.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The city's electoral board has voted to move the registrar from City Hall to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
That's where 85 percent of Lynchburg's new and current voters register every year anyway.
If the federal government approves the plan, the registrar's office will pick up and move after the May city council elections.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=SPA/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


A Roanoke mother is dead after her boyfriend apparently shot her while her two children were still in the house.
Police say it appears that 32 year old Tyrone Turpin shot 33 year-old Linda Miller several times and then turned the gun on himself- taking his own life.
Authorities say the couple had been arguing.
Miller died an hour later at the hospital.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Authorities are still looking for two vicious pit bulls.
One bit a Roanoke officer in four places Wednesday night. She shot the dog in the shoulder and both dogs ran off. Police say they are dangerous. The officer is recovering but may need rabies shots.


(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Volvo is is expected to announce today how much it intends to cut back on production-and that could mean more layoffs. First word of the potential layoffs came after Union leaders met with the company.
United Auto Workers' leaders say Volvo has indicated that demand for new trucks is down and, as a result, the plant will have to cut back further on production.

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(steve mic hot)
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(steve ad lib weather)
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[Kimberly and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(reads promo)

[Kimberly and Steve]
(ad lib bye)


[Promo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=TIME OFF]


Back in the day when there WAS such a thing as a "town doctor", the one in Wytheville
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


lived in this unique limestone house.
Built in 18-23, the so- called "Rock House" was the home of Doctor John Haller and his family.
The house stayed in the family until the late 19-60s, when it opened as a public museum.
It survived Civil War battles, as well as a few close calls with traffic.
Take a tour of this national historic landmark in this week's
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]

"Time Off" tomorrow on News 7 Saturday Morning.[GRAPHIC=FS TIME OFF BOARD]