[7-Bedford-Supervisors]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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Teachers in Bedford County are demanding pay raises. According to the Bedford County Education Association - or CEA - starting salaries for teachers there are about 5-thousand dollars less than starting salaries in Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]

Last night, teachers packed the County Board of Supervisors meeting as the C-E-A asked them to grant teachers a 15-percent raise. They also requested benefits, including increases in supplemental pay based on advanced education degrees and better health insurance. Bedford County has had a 50-percent teacher turnover rate in the past three years.
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[SOT 12:02:06 - 12:02:13]
[IN Q=If we don't]

((PHYLLIS BUCKNER: IF WE DON'T DO SOMETHING TO ADDRESS THAT, ITS GONNA RUN OVER IN TO THE KIND OF EDUCATION WE CAN OFFER STUDENTS IN BEDFORD COUNTY.))
[SUPER=01-Phyllis Buckner/Bedford Co. Education Assoc.]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=in Bedford County.]
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[VO-NAT ]

Teachers say the Supervisors' response to their salary proposal was positive, although no decisions were made.
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[SOT @ 20:59:28 - 20:59:35]
[IN Q=I felt that...]

((IT WAS THE FIRST TIME WE'D EVER DONE THAT AND I THINK INCLUDING THEM IN THE WHOLE PROCESS IS A PLUS.))
[SUPER=01-Ann Duncan/Bedford Co. Education Assoc.]
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[OUT Q=is a plus.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The CEA estimates the salary increases alone would cost the county around 4-million dollars.

[7-Dog-Deaths]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[TAPE#=00-47 TC02:48]
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More than a dozen guns were seized by Roanoke Police on Friday from the man suspected of poisoning dogs along Memorial Avenue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday]


According to the search warrant return filed yesterday, James William Bowers kept an arsenal that included a 9- millimeter (Rooger) Ruger, a .357-Magnum, an automatic rifle and a pellet rifle... 14 guns in all.
Bowers was once convicted of assault and ordered to surrender all firearms.
Police obtained the warrant based on information from neighbors who said Bowers had shot at their dogs- -or threatened to- -before.
In addition to the guns and ammo, police seized a container of anti-freeze and some hamburger from Bowers' home.


They believe Bowers set meat out in neighbors' yards to entice the dogs, and that the meat was laced with anti-freeze.
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[7-Pulaski-Raid]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A drug informant who sent police to an elderly couple's house on a drug raid has been found guilty of lying to authorities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski/May;]


Johnny Wayne Sexton was ordered to repay the town 760-dollars for two doors busted down during the May drug raid.


On his bogus tip, authorities invaded the home of William and Geneva Summers in the middle of the night.
They found NO drugs -- just one frightened couple.
The Summers family has retained the help of Dublin attorney Tommy Baker.
Baker says the family may sue town police for not checking the tip out.
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Shifting gears now to weather--
Partly cloudy skies, with clouds increasing later in the day.
Highs in the mid 60s.

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[45-Litton-Industries]


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[GRAPHIC=Litton Plant sold]


Workers don't know how many will lose their jobs when Litton Industries' Network Access Systems Division in Roanoke is sold.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The company says the deal will be finalized within the next two days.
The company also says some of its 100 employees will be let go -- no word yet on how many.
Litton's Roanoke branch specializes in video conference technology.
The company is also considering selling 12 navigation and electronic warfare businesses. That sale would affect more than nine thousand employees nationwide.
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[45-Private-Clubs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=equ]
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In this year's Senate race, discrimination has polarized the candidates... Senator Robb attacks former Governor Allen's record, while Allen say Robb is playing politics...

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Richmond/Sunday Night;]


In Sunday night's final U-S Senate debate, Chuck Robb brought up Allen's votes in the House of Delegates on issues of discrimination.
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[SOT 03:17:54]
[IN Q=And finally, you voted]

((SEN. CHUCK ROBB/D-U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: AND FINALLY YOU VOTED TO ALLOW THE STATE TO LICENSE PRIVATE CLUBS THAT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST WOMEN AND MINORITIES. GEORGE WOULD STILL VOTE THE SAME WAY TODAY ON ANY OF THESE ISSUES? AND IF YOU WOULD, HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMMITMENT TO FIGHTING DISCRIMINATION? GEORGE ALLEN: SENATOR, I DON'T KNOW WHAT THESE PARTICULAR BILLS ARE AND I'M SURE YOU'LL SHARE THEM WITH THE MEDIA ONCE WE'RE ALLY THROUGH AND I'M SURE THEY'RE DISTORTING MY RECORD.))
[SUPER=201-Sen. Chuck Robb/(D) U. S. Senate Candidate; :00]
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[OUT Q=distorting my record.]
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[VO-NAT]


In 1988, Allen was one of only two votes against a measure that would have denied A-B-C licenses to private clubs if they restricted their membership on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, or sex.
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=George Allen]


Allen says voters should look to his record as Governor, where he sought to empower all Virginians with better jobs, better education, safer neighborhoods.

[45-Courthouse]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-32]
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The ball has been in a different court in Bedford County, .. In the courthouse that is. An 11-million dollar renovation project has been underway there since July of 19-99.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]

But yesterday employees were back inside to survey the project - which includes nearly 30-thousand square feet of new office space. Construction supervisors say so far the weather has cooperated with them - and the renovations are expected to be completed on time.
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[SOT @ 3:41 - 3:54]
[IN Q=The project has...]

((SCOTT GLASS: THE PROJECT HAS BEEN VERY SMOOTH. WE HAVE BEEN UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOW FOR ABOUT 13 MONTHS. IT WAS A 30 MONTH ORIGINAL SCHEDULE. WE ANTICIPATE BEING DONE SEPTEMBER OF 2001 SO THAT'S ABOUT 6 MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.))
[SUPER=01-Scott Glass/Construction Supervisor]
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[OUT Q=ahead of schedule.]
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[VO-NAT]

The cost of the renovations is on target as well. Supervisors estimate the project will be completed at or below the 11-million dollar budget.
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Time again to look at the Tuesday forecast...
Expect clouds to thicken as the day wears on...temperatures will warm into the mid 60s for highs this afternoon.


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[8-Bedford-Supervisors]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-44]
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The Bedford County Education Association, or C-E-A says starting salaries for teachers there are five- thousand -dollars LESS than starting salaries in Roanoke county.
Now teachers are demanding more money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]

Last night, teachers packed the County Board of Supervisors meeting as the C-E-A asked them to grant teachers a 15-percent raise. They also requested benefits, including increases in supplemental pay based on advanced education degrees and better health insurance. Bedford County has had a 50-percent teacher turnover rate in the past three years.
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[SOT 12:02:06 - 12:02:13]
[IN Q=If we don't]

((PHYLLIS BUCKNER: IF WE DON'T DO SOMETHING TO ADDRESS THAT, ITS GONNA RUN OVER IN TO THE KIND OF EDUCATION WE CAN OFFER STUDENTS IN BEDFORD COUNTY.))
[SUPER=01-Phyllis Buckner/Bedford Co. Education Assoc.]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=in Bedford County.]
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[VO-NAT ]

Teachers say the Supervisors' response to their salary proposal was positive, although no decisions were made.
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[SOT @ 20:59:28 - 20:59:35]
[IN Q=I felt that...]

((IT WAS THE FIRST TIME WE'D EVER DONE THAT AND I THINK INCLUDING THEM IN THE WHOLE PROCESS IS A PLUS.))
[SUPER=01-Ann Duncan/Bedford Co. Education Assoc.]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=is a plus.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The CEA estimates the salary increases alone would cost the county around 4-million dollars.

[8-PCB]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-39 TC49:47]
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Staunton River may be affected by another source of P-C-B contamination.
That's according to state officials.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./File Tape;]


For months, a 79-mile stretch of the river has been under a state health advisory.
Authorities say soil samples revealed that a wastewater storage pond at the Altavista treatment plant had levels of the cancer-causing chemical that require further evaluation.
The Environmental Protection Agency's cleanup guidelines usually target areas where concentrations are over 50 parts per million.
Sediment at the treatment plant contained far more- 600 parts per million.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Early in the year, officials found that B-G-F Industries in Altavista was also a source of contamination.
The company expects to begin its clean-up in the spring of 2001.

[8-Leesville-Lake]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-36 TC1:10:47]
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Prospective homeowners at Leesville Lake should keep their eyes on changing lake levels.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.;]

It rises and falls by up to 13 feet, with no pattern or warning. That's because the dam pumps water in and out of Leesville Lake to make electricity. So new homeowners must build floating docks and pay extra to protect their shoreline. And boaters may not expect the changes in depth.
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[SOT 14:05:42]
[IN Q=You do have]

((TOM SKILLMAN/HOMEBUYER: YOU DO HAVE TO WATCH YOURSELF WHEN YOU'RE OUT THERE, LOOK FOR LOGS AND THINGS LIKE THAT. BUT THAT'S NOT BEEN A BIG PROBLEM FOR US. IT'S ONLY BEEN A PROBLEM TEN OR TWELVE TIMES.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Skillman/Homebuyer;]
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[OUT Q=ten or twelve times]
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[VO-NAT]

Selling agents say they tell their clients about the lake levels. But people on the lake recommend touring several sections at different levels for a realistic view.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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Turning your attention to weather once again--
Partly cloudy, with clouds increasing as we head toward this evening.
Highs near 65.


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