[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Earthquake experts say the damage from a six-point-eight magnitude earthquake in Seattle, Washington could have been FAR worse.
Damage could still run into the BILLIONS of dollars.
We'll have a live update on the quake's aftermath.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a major employer in the Hill City is laying off more than two dozen workers.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Start your day right here-- with us-- on News 7 Mornin.

[Earthquake]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


President Bush is sending emergency management officials to Seattle, Washington to inspect the damage from yesterday's six-point-eight magnitude earthquake.
Early estimates put the damage in BILLION of dollars.
About 250 people were injured in the quake.
But as residents continue cleaning up, they're breathing a sigh of relief.
Experts say the quake's aftermath COULD have been a lot worse.
Drew Levinson has the latest from Seattle.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Seattle, WA;]


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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;]
[SUPER=01-Joe Allbaugh/FEMA;]
[SUPER=01-Egill Hauksson/Cal Tech;]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=lot more severe.]

(( Locator: Seattle, WA Crews in Seattle worked through the night trying to patch water mains that ruptured during Wednesday's powerful earthquake.

SOT: Joe Allbaugh/Federal Emergency Management Agency


NATS OF QUAKE
It struck --late morning-- and reporters waiting for a press conference by Seattle's mayor-- grabbed their gear and each other for support...
It was a scene that played itself out all over the city as workers were caught at their desks or walking down the hall. Most-- rushed from their buildings trying to avoid falling glass and brick.


MOS SOT:


GRFX The magnitude 6 point 8 temblorthe strongest to hit the Northwest region in half a century was centered about 35 miles southwest of Seattle. In comparison--California's Northridge temblor --measured 6-point-7 and killed 72-people. The difference was depth.

SOT: Egill Hauksson/Cal Tech

It is 30 miles from the surface of everything on the earth. Northridge was only 12 miles deep so it was a lot closer to the surface and the shaking a lot more severe." ))
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Seattle, WA;]






[11Donnelley-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-01 TC1:19:20]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


One of Lynchburg's biggest employers is cutting back its workforce.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


R-R Donnelley printing company is laying off 28 workers in its Premedia Technologies department on Creekside Lane.
That number represents about a quarter of the total workforce in that department.
Donnelley says the reduction is necessary as it tries to move its graphic work closer to customers in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles.
The company still employs 650 people at its Lynchburg printing department.
Affected employees are being offered work at other Donnelley facilities.
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[11Circuit-City]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


Richmond based Circuit City has announced hundreds of layoffs at its corporate and division offices.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The company blames lower sales- about three hundred people will lose their jobs.
Earlier, the company cut back on new store openings and remodeling projects for the coming year.
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[SOT]

[16:01:43]
[IN Q=I think]

((KEN MEYER/LAID OFF WORKER; I THINK PEOPLE KNEW SOMETHING WAS COMING, BUT THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHERE OR WHEN AS THEY NEVER DO. AND TODAY BEING A TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY IT KIND OF TOOK THEM BY SURPRISE.))
[SUPER=01-Ken Meyer/Laid Off Worker]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=took them by surprise.]
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[VO-NAT]


The electronics retailer said it had a fairly good Christmas season... but sales numbers have been lower since then.
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[11Pulaski-Suit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=00-54 TC1:24:53]
[GRAPHIC=Lawsuit]


Pulaski's town attorney says there's insufficient evidence in a couple's one-point-seven-MILLION- dollar lawsuit.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski/May]


William and Geneva Summers' home was mistakenly raided by Pulaski Police last May.
Authorities were looking for drugs based on an informant's bad tip.
[SUPER=04-February 21]


Last week the couple and their attorney filed suit naming the Town, it's police force and seven individuals.
But the town's attorney says there's no evidence.
He claims the couple was not injured, they declined medical attention and that the search warrant was legal.
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan didn't say what many market watchers had been waiting for yesterday and it had an effect on the stock market. Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=your local stocks]



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[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Clifton-Forge]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-12]
[GRAPHIC=none]

City or town status? It's a question voters in Clifton Forge will answer next week. Six years ago-- city leaders in South Boston opted to revert to a town.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge; ]

But Mark Perdue, with the group "Citizens for Clifton Forge", says it's unfair to compare the two areas.
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[sot 01:03:36]
[in q= South Boston]

((MARK PERDUE/GROUP SPOKESMAN: SOUTH BOSTON REVERTED BECAUSE OUTSIDE OF THE CITY LIMITS WAS A MAJOR INDUSTRIAL BASE AND SO THEY REVERTED TO ANNEX THAT MANUFACTURING BASE. ))
[SUPER=01-Mark Perdue/Group Spokesman; ]
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[OUT Q= manufacturing base.]
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[vo-nat] Perdue says in the process very few people in South Boston lost their jobs. But in Clifton Forge-- 43 people would lose their jobs if re-version is approved. Opponents say the city would also lose its "General District Court" and "Voter Registrar office" as well as its Social Services department.
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[SOT 01:04:16]
[IN Q=Whenever those ]

((MARK PERDUE/GROUP SPOKESMAN: WHENEVER THOSE JOBS ARE LOST IT AFFECTS THE WHOLE TOWN IN FACT YOU CAN LOOK AROUND AT THE TOWN AND SEE WE'RE VERY RELIANT UPON THOSE JOBS.))
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=those jobs.]
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[VO-NAT]

Those who support reversion argue the city can't cope financially because it's losing population and jobs. Clifton Forge's mayor says reverting to a town would also result in lower property taxes.
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[11Salem-Paper]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-48 TC1:58:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Four local newspapers are under new leadership this morning.
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[VO-NAT]


After 36 years in charge, Ray Robinson confirmed the sale on the front page of his "former" Newspaper last night.


He sold the Salem Times Register, New Castle Record, Fincastle Herald, and Vinton Messenger to Main Street Media, which owns the Christiansburg - Montgomery County newspaper.
[SUPER=03-Salem]


He'll continue to act as a consultant to the new owners, and write his weekly column.
News 7 business reporter Jennifer Miele will venture into the press-room today, and speak with the papers' new owners.
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[11Patrick-Hospital]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-53 TC1:18:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some changes are on the way for Patrick County's only hospital.
Yesterday, a bankruptcy judge approved the re-organization plan for R. J. Reynolds -Patrick County Memorial Hospital.
And some local doctors hope the good news --will mean the (ob-stet-rics) obstetrics unit will eventually re-open.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stuart]


The OB-GYN department closed earlier this month as part of the re-organization.
Doctor Ralph Kramer says he and other obstetricians now have to transfer their patients to other doctors at nearby hospitals once they reach 36 weeks.
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[SOT14:39:59]
[IN Q=They've been visually upset]

((DR. RALPH KRAMER: PATRICK CO. FAMILY PRACTICE AND OBSTETRICS: THEY'VE BEEN VISIBLY UPSET ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WHO HAVE DELIVERED A COUPLE OF BABIES HERE BEFORE. AND NEVER HAD ANY INTENTION ON GOING ANYWHERE ELSE))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Ralph Kramer/Patrick Co. Family Practice]
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[OUT Q=anywhere else]
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[VO-NAT]


Sheila Diggs is in her 6th month and switching to a doctor in Martinsville.
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[SOT14:46:35]
[IN Q=I know people closer to delivery]

((SHEILA DIGGS/PREGNANT MOM: I KNOW PEOPLE CLOSER TO DELIVERY WHERE PROBABLY MORE UPSET THAN I WAS. I HAVE 3 MONTHS TO GET TO USE TO SOMEBODY ELSE THAT WON'T BE TOO BAD))
[SUPER=01-Sheila Diggs/Pregnant Mom]
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[OUT Q=won't be too bad]
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[vo-nat]
Other Patrick County residents say they hope the re-organization plan makes a difference.
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[SOT14:52;35]
[IN Q=We love our hospital]

((WALTER SPENCE: WE LOVE OUR HOSPITAL DON'T GET ME WRONG. WE JUST THINK THEY NEED TO MAKE CHANGE AND PUT THEMSELVES IN ORDER ))
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[OUT Q=put themselves in order]
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[VO-NAT]


The re-organization plan also include cuts in ambulance service as well as scaling down the critical care unit.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new drug may prevent blood clots.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information: ON CAM A MAJOR COMPLICATION OF HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY IS BLOOD CLOTS.

VT=VO

BUT A STUDY IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE HAS GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE HAVING THIS SURGERY- OR HAVING ANYTHING WHICH PUTS THEM AT RISK FOR BLOOD CLOTS. ITS A NEW SYNTHETIC DRUG CALLED PENTA-SACCHARIDE. AND THE STUDY SHOWED IT CUT THE RISK OF A LIFE THREATENING BLOOD CLOT BY MORE THAN 80% COMPARED TO THE CURRENT PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT.

VT=VO

GREEN TEA MAY NOT PACK ALL THE PUNCH SOME PEOPLE SAY IT DOES- ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO PREVENTING CANCER. RESEARCHERS IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE FOUND GREEN TEA DOES NOT PREVENT STOMACH CANCER- A TYPE OF CANCER THATS VERY COMMON IN JAPAN- THE SAME COUNTRY THAT HAS THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF GREEN TEA DRINKERS. IT ALL MEANS IF YOU ARE A GREEN TEA DRINKER- DON'T STOP- DRINK IT FOR ENJOYMENT- NOT FOR THE PREVENTION OF CANCER.

VT=VO

FINALLY TODAY- ITS NOT JUST WOMEN OF CHILD BEARING AGE WHO SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT GETTING ENOUGH FOLIC ACID- BUT MEN TOO. A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL FERTILITY AND STERILITY FINDS MEN WHO TAKE IN LOTS OF FOLIC ACID- HAVE HEALTHIER SPERM- AND THEREFORE- HEALTHIER BABIES. MEN- YOU CAN FIND FOLIC ACID- WHICH IS A B VITAMIN- IN SUPPLEMENTS AS WELL AS FORTIFIED CEREALS AND GRAINS.
ON CAM THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES, IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

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


Here's a look at today's top stories.
Authorities say a Bland county doctor has written more than a dozen illegal prescriptions for the drug, OxyContin.
Today, Attorney General Mark Earley will hold a conference with law enforcement officials on how to prevent illegal usage and distribution of OxyContin.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Tara Munsey's friends testify the girl "partied" with the man accused of killing her just hours before her death.

Meanwhile, attorneys for defendant Jeffrey Thomas are taking issue with how evidence was gathered at the crime scene.
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[IN Q=I'm Drew Levinson]
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[OUT Q=that story is coming up.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, March 1st .
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.



[2-Earthquake]


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


Good Morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Experts say yesterday's earthquake in Seattle, Washington COULD have been catastrophe.
But they say it was so far underground that damage wasn't as bad as it could have been for a six-point-eight magnitude earthquake.
About 250 people were injured, but most of those injuries were minor.
Meanwhile, residents are busy cleaning up from the quake.
Damage estimates run into the billions of dollars.
Joining us now with an update is Drew Levinson.
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Seattle, WA;]

((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;]
[SUPER=01-Joe Allbaugh/FEMA;]
[SUPER=01-Egill Hauksson/Cal Tech;]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=lot more severe.]

(( Locator: Seattle, WA Crews in Seattle worked through the night trying to patch water mains that ruptured during Wednesday's powerful earthquake.

SOT: Joe Allbaugh/Federal Emergency Management Agency


NATS OF QUAKE
It struck --late morning-- and reporters waiting for a press conference by Seattle's mayor-- grabbed their gear and each other for support...
It was a scene that played itself out all over the city as workers were caught at their desks or walking down the hall. Most-- rushed from their buildings trying to avoid falling glass and brick.


MOS SOT:


GRFX The magnitude 6 point 8 temblorthe strongest to hit the Northwest region in half a century was centered about 35 miles southwest of Seattle. In comparison--California's Northridge temblor --measured 6-point-7 and killed 72-people. The difference was depth.

SOT: Egill Hauksson/Cal Tech

It is 30 miles from the surface of everything on the earth. Northridge was only 12 miles deep so it was a lot closer to the surface and the shaking a lot more severe." ))
[LIVE=NEWSPATH/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Seattle, WA;]






[Earley]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Oxycotin]


Law enforcement officials from eight states will gather today in the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Earley.
They're meeting to discuss Oxycontin, which has recently become the illegal drug of choice in the region.
The synthetic morphine is blamed for dozens of overdose deaths in Virginia.
The law officials will meet with the makers of Oxycontin to try to come up with ways to keep it out of the wrong hands.

[11Clark]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Oxycontin]


Authorities say a Bland county doctor has written illegal prescriptions of OxyContin for more than 20 people.
Doctor Freeman Lowell Clark was indicted last Fall for distributing OxyContin to one person.
Since then, Prosecutor Randy (Rams-eyer) Ramseyer says, investigators have found more than 100 OxyContin prescriptions... part of a 307-count indictment handed up yesterday against Doctor Clark.

[11Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-49 TC1:46:16]
[GRAPHIC=Thomas Trial]


In the hours before her death, Tara Munsey partied with the man charged with her murder.
That's according to Munsey's friends.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


Her friend James "Roach" Moede (MAY-dee) testified that Jeffrey Allen Thomas hung out with Munsey and her friends at his house on the morning of January 25th.
Munsey's coworkers at the Fairlawn Taco Bell were last to see her.
She left work at 7 that day and disappeared.
Thomas' friend Lucy Lambert testified THAT was the same time he left HER house to meet some friends.
Defense attorneys began to attack how evidence was gathered at the crime scene -- implying that investigators did not do enough to prevent contamination.
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[11Accreditation]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-05 TC55:24]
[GRAPHIC=Standards of Learning]


Hundreds of Virginia schools have to meet state standards and stay fully accredited.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Thirteen percent of Virginia schools are accredited with warning because of low S-O-L scores.
Virginia's Department of Education recently sent in academic review teams to make recommendations for changes at each of those schools.
The state says all schools must be fully accredited by 2007.
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[SOT 11:45:35]
[IN Q=Its very easy to say]

((KIRK SCHRODER/BOARD OF EDUCATION: ITS VERY EASY TO SAY OH WE'RE GOING TO SHUT THE SCHOOL DOWN, STOP ITS FUNDING, AND BE ALL TOUGH ABOUT IT. THESE ISSUES DIDN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT. THE PROBLEMS, THE CHALLENGES, AND SOLUTIONS ARE NOT GOING TO COME OVERNIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Kirk Schroder/Virginia Board of Education]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=to come overnight]
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[VO-NAT]


The state recently visited Danville's Woodrow Wilson Magnet School which is accredited with warning because of low S-O-L scores.
As a result, school officials plan to immediately change the schedule, update the curriculum, and establish a reading program.
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[Bush-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=George W. Bush]


President Bush is still on the road, promoting his tax- cut plan.
This morning, he'll make an appearance at a school in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Omaha, NE;]


It's just one of the stops on Bush's two- day, five- state blitz.
The President knows he doesn't yet have enough votes in Congress to pass his nearly two- trillion- dollar budget, so he's hitting the streets to win public support.
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Back in Washington, House and Senate Democrats say the one-point-six- trillion- dollar tax cut plan is too big.
The budget does provide MORE money to education, but cuts funds in areas like agriculture and transportation.
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[2-Clifton-Forge]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-12]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Clifton Forge residents will vote on whether to remain a city or become a town next week.
Six years ago-- city leaders in South Boston opted to revert to a town.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge; ]

But Mark Perdue, with the group "Citizens for Clifton Forge", says it's unfair to compare the two areas.
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[sot 01:03:36]
[in q= South Boston]

((MARK PERDUE/GROUP SPOKESMAN: SOUTH BOSTON REVERTED BECAUSE OUTSIDE OF THE CITY LIMITS WAS A MAJOR INDUSTRIAL BASE AND SO THEY REVERTED TO ANNEX THAT MANUFACTURING BASE. ))
[SUPER=01-Mark Perdue/Group Spokesman; ]
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[OUT Q= manufacturing base.]
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[vo-nat] Perdue says in the process very few people in South Boston lost their jobs. But in Clifton Forge-- 43 people would lose their jobs if re-version is approved. Opponents say the city would also lose its "General District Court" and "Voter Registrar office" as well as its Social Services department.
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[SOT 01:04:16]
[IN Q=Whenever those ]

((MARK PERDUE/GROUP SPOKESMAN: WHENEVER THOSE JOBS ARE LOST IT AFFECTS THE WHOLE TOWN IN FACT YOU CAN LOOK AROUND AT THE TOWN AND SEE WE'RE VERY RELIANT UPON THOSE JOBS.))
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=those jobs.]
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[VO-NAT]

Those who support reversion argue the city can't cope financially because it's losing population and jobs. Clifton Forge's mayor says reverting to a town would also result in lower property taxes.
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[11Bus-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-47 TC1:55:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Roanoke City police department is cracking down on drivers who ignore the warning lights on school buses.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It's illegal to pass a school bus when its red lights are flashing...
Bus drivers are now recording violators license plate numbers, and police will be sending warning letters.
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[SOT 23:28:45]
[IN Q=I think the biggest issue]

((RANDY SCOTT/ROANOKE POLICE DEPARTMENT: I THINK THE BIGGEST ISSUE FOR MOST DRIVERS IS THEY'RE IN TOO BIG OF A HURRY. THEY DON'T WANT TO TAKE THE 30 SECONDS IT'S GOING TO TAKE TO LET THE CHILDREN GET ON OR OFF THE BUS SAFELY. I'VE HAD REPORTS THAT THEY COME TO A STOP, SEE THERE ARE NO CHILDREN RIGHT IN THE WAY, THEN STEP ON THE GAS AND GO BY.))
[SUPER=01-Randy Scott/Roanoke Police Department]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=step on the gas and go by.]
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[VO-NAT]


One report will bring a warning, but Sargeant Randy Scott says repeat offenders may receive a warrant instead.


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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/Syo]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Authorities say a Bland county doctor has written illegal prescriptions of OxyContin for more than 20 people.
Doctor Freeman Lowell Clark was indicted last Fall for distributing OxyContin to one person.
Since then, Prosecutors say, investigators have found more than 100 OxyContin prescriptions... part of a 307-count indictment handed up yesterday against Doctor Clark.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


R-R Donnelley printing company in Lynchburg is laying off 28 workers in its Premedia Technologies department on Creekside Lane.
Donnelley says the reduction is necessary as it tries to move its graphic work closer to customers in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles.
Affected employees are being offered work at other Donnelley facilities.


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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

After 36 years in charge, Ray Robinson confirmed last night that he has sold the Salem Times Register, New Castle Record, Fincastle Herald, and Vinton Messenger.
The four newspapers have been sold to Main Street Media, which owns the Christiansburg - Montgomery County newspaper.


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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[OUT Q=News 7 at 6]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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