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We have a couple of school announcements to tell you about this morning.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH] Grayson County schools will be one hour late today and Highland County Schools are on a two hour delay.


[7-11Comair]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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A potential pilots' union strike has Comair cancelling some flights today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Monday]


Comair provides jet service between Roanoke and Cincinnati.
Pilots rejected the company's five-year contract offer earlier this week.
They could go on strike as early as 12:01 a-m Monday if no agreement is reached.
Talks between the airline and its pilots resume tomorrow.
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[7-11Sheriffs-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Dputy sheriffs and correctional officers are not facing layoffs - according to Governor Gilmore.
Gilmore says cuts he made to public safety are from "anticipated un- spent funds".
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


But sheriffs and correctional officers from across the state packed a Senate hearing yesterday to complain.
The sheriffs say empty positions won't be filled, crime prevention programs will be cut, and NO pay raises mean poor morale.
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[SOT 14:31:33]
[IN Q=When your wife, daughter]

((WHEN YOUR WIFE, DAUGHTER OR YOUR MOTHER PICKS UP THAT TELEPHONE... AND DIALS 911... LET'S HOPE WE GOT SOMEONE TO RESPOND.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Higgs/Fauquier Co. Sheriff;]
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The budget cuts are because the Senate and Governor cannot agree on the speed of phasing out the car tax.

[7-11Amazement-Square]


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Central Virginia kids will get their first look at the Amazement Square children's museum this Saturday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


It's located in one of Lynchburg's oldest riverfront buildings, and has four floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits.
All were designed with input from local teachers, and they contain some elements of the statewide Standards of Learning.
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[SOT 12:04:28]
[IN Q=SOL if I]

((MORT SAJADIAN/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: S-O-L, IF I COULD SAY, IS THE BLOOD THAT RUNS THROUGH THE SYSTEM. IT'S THE WIRING IN THE SYSTEM THAT MAKES THINGS WORK. THAT'S GOING TO BE VERY IMPORTANT. WE WANTED TO MAKE SURE THAT THOSE ARE INCORPORATED.))
[SUPER=01-Mort Sajadian/Museum Director]
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[OUT Q=those are incorporated.]
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[VO-NAT]


The three-million dollar renovation has been paid for through corporate and private donations.
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And taking a look at your forecast - expect clouds this morning clearing this afternoon. Highs will be near 60.
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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 3/23/01
Friday:

[SUPER=130-4/Allison Stewart/Collinsville]



[SUPER=130-/Stephan Pagans/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=130-/Karen Canody/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-52/Rhonda Godfrey/Clifton Forge]



[SUPER=130-8/Wes Bradley/Pulaski]



[SUPER=130-1/Shanya Watkins/Fieldale]


Twins:
[SUPER=130-/Cameron & Chandler Sowers/Floyd]



[SUPER=130-6/Lauren Woody/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=130-5/Nora Ferguson/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=130-10/Chad Raines/Shawsville]


Anniversary:

[SUPER=130-55th/George & Dora Henley/Radford]



[SUPER=130-/Lauren Todd/Henry]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Alvin Green/Christiansburg]



[SUPER=131-/Betty Campbell/Sago]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Jerry & Shelby Mass/Snow Creek]


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We have a couple of school announcements to tell you about this morning.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH] Grayson County schools will be one hour late today and Highland County Schools are on a two hour delay.


[45-11Liberty-Rally]


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Some Bedford students are taking a stand against violence this weekend.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford]


The "What's Next?" organization at Liberty High School is sponsoring a day of activities that ends with an All-Star basketball game Saturday night.
Some of the best players from the Seminole District will suit up at the Liberty gym, and take part in three- point shooting and slam dunk contests.
Students who attend will also hear a strong anti-violence message.
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[SOT 15:04:30]
[IN Q=Basically the]

((JOHN EGGLESTON/"WHAT'S NEXT?" ORGANIZER: BASICALLY THE FOCUS IS THE SAME THING, YOU KNOW.. BRING KIDS TOGETHER, PRESENT THEM WITH SOMETHING THAT THEY LIKE TO DO AND THEN TALK TO 'EM ABOUT WHAT WE WANT THEM TO KNOW OR WHAT WE WANT THEM TO HEAR AND THAT'S THE ANTI- VIOLENCE MESSAGE THAT THE 'WHAT'S NEXT?' ORGANIZATION IS ALL ABOUT.))
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[SUPER=01-John Eggleston/"What's Next" Organizer;]
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The "What's Next?" movement started in 1998 after a Liberty student was murdered by two classmates.
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[45-11Brookville-Threat]


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Weather wasn't the only thing keep kids out of class yesterday.
In Campbell County, A threatening message kept several hundred students at home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


The message was on a desk in a health classroom at Brookville High School.
It read "Doomsday March 21st".. officials don't know who wrote it or when it was done.
Rumors of the note prompted dozens of worried parents to call the school.
Principal Jim Whorley says more than half of Brookville's 825 students stayed home yesterday.
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[45-11Dutch-Inn]


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[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


The Dutch Inn in Collinsville may open its doors as early as next week.

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


A fire Monday night heavily damaged the inn's lounge, lobby, and trademark windmill.
Crews spent the day dismantling part of the windmill tower for safety reasons.
The owner promises to be back in business before the Martinsville speedway race in two weeks.
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[SOT 1:09:28]
[IN Q=We've been in contact]

((STEVE GRODENSKY/OWNER: WE'VE BEEN IN CONTACT, ADVISING THEM THE SITUATION. MANY OF THEM ARE ALREADY AWARE OF IT. THERE WAS AN INTERNET CHAT ROOM OR SOMETHING THAT THEY ARE ALL INVOLVED IN AND THEY'VE BEEN COMMUNICATING AND CALLING US THAT THEY ARE AWARE OF IT.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Grodensky/Owner]
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[OUT Q=they are aware of it]
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[VO-NAT]


Crews secured the tower yesterday afternoon.
Fire investigators can now safely enter the building to find what exactly triggered the fire which started in the lounge.
An employee says she entered the lounge just before midnight Monday and saw sparks coming from an electrical outlet.

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And taking a look at your forecast - expect clouds this morning and clearing this afternoon. Highs will be near 60.


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We have a couple of school announcements to tell you about this morning.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH] Grayson County schools will be one hour late today and Highland County Schools are on a two hour delay.


[8-11Chavez]


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She lost her nomination as Secretary of Labor for allegedly hiring an illegal alien--
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[SUPER=03-Ferrum]


Yesterday Linda (CHAH-vez) Chavez gave Ferrum College students her take on life as a public servant, and told those interested in politics what to expect.
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[SOT 00:42:18]
[IN Q=That you shouldn't]

((LINDA CHAVEZ/FORMER LABOR SEC. NOMINEE; THAT YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE LIMITATIONS IN TERMS OF WHAT YOU ASPIRE TO, I THINK THAT'S IMPORTANT AND I HOPE THEY TAKE AWAY SOME OF THAT BUT I ALSO HOPE THAT THEY THINK MORE ABOUT THE NEWS AND WHAT HAPPENES AND HOW THEY VIEW PEOPLE IN PUBLIC LIFE.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Chavez/Former Labor Secretary Nominee]
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This was (Chah-vez's) Chavez's first public appearance since her on-again, off-again nomination.
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[WRITER=equ]
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Governor Gilmore says public safety cuts are from "anticipated un- spent funds".
Gilmore's trying to prevent more rumors about deputy sheriffs and correctional officers facing layoffs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


But sheriffs and correctional officers from across the state packed a Senate hearing yesterday to complain.
The sheriffs say empty positions won't be filled, crime prevention programs will be cut, and NO pay raises mean poor morale.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:31:33]
[IN Q=When your wife, daughter]

((WHEN YOUR WIFE, DAUGHTER OR YOUR MOTHER PICKS UP THAT TELEPHONE... AND DIALS 911... LET'S HOPE WE GOT SOMEONE TO RESPOND.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Higgs/Fauquier Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=we got someone to respond.]
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
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The budget cuts are because the Senate and Governor cannot agree on the speed of phasing out the car tax.

[8-11Comair]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-09 TC 30:35]
[GRAPHIC=Comair Contract Vote]


Starting today, Comair plans to cancel some flights in preparation for a possible pilot strike.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Monday]


Comair provides jet service between Roanoke and Cincinnati.
Pilots rejected the company's five-year contract offer earlier this week.
They could go on strike as early as 12:01 a-m Monday if no agreement is reached.
Talks between the airline and its pilots resume tomorrow.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=kmc]
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And taking a look at your forecast - expect clouds this morning and clearing this afternoon. Highs will be near 60.


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