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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Sunny out there now, but we could see a repeat of yesterday's scattered showers and storms. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have the complete forecast, coming up.





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We're just a few hours away from the National D-Day Memorial dedication.
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Steve Pardon is in Bedford today, covering the traffic situation... What's it looking like?
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News 7 has a full day of special coverage scheduled.
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We invite you to join us at 11 for "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom," special live coverage of the dedication ceremony. [TAKE 5-6:30 PAGE 2505]
And we'll complete our special D-Day coverage tonight with a 90-minute edition of News 7 from 5 until 6-30. [TAKE WEBCAST PAGE 2507]
If you're near a computer, but not a TV, you can watch all of our coverage on the web at WREV-dot-net.
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Lane Furniture employees in Rocky Mount say August 4th is the date the layoffs will begin.
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About 500 workers will lose their jobs.
Employees agree with the company that imported furniture is becoming too much of a competition for Lane to handle.
Dozens of employees say they'll have to move out of Rocky Mount to find another job.
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((BRIAN HITE/LANE FURNITURE EMPLOYEE: IT'S PRETTY BAD. PEOPLE ARE TAKING IT PRETTY BAD. EVERYBODY HERE KNOWS THAT IN A COUPLE MONTHS THEY'LL BE LOOKING FOR ANOTHER JOB.))
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Cooper Wood Products -- a wood furniture supplier also in Rocky Mount -- says foreign competition is forcing them to diversify.
After laying off about 50 people in April, the company says it's trying now to refocus on building products instead of furniture.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Already warm and muggy, with the threat of showers and thunderstorms later today.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will be along shortly with the forecast.





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After years of planning, and construction, we are just a few hours away from the National D-Day Memorial dedication.
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Steve Pardon is in Bedford today, where a crowd is gathering. Steve, it looks like people heeded the advice of arriving at the dedication EARLY...
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News 7 has a full day of special coverage scheduled.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE] [Ceremony Page 2504]
We invite you to join us at 11 for "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom," special live coverage of the dedication ceremony. [TAKE 5-6:30 PAGE 2505]
And we'll complete our special D-Day coverage tonight with a 90-minute edition of News 7 from 5 until 6-30. [TAKE WEBCAST PAGE 2507]
If you're near a computer, but not a TV, you can watch all of our coverage on the web at WREV-dot-net.
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A "special" torch for a special cause is making it's way through our area.
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Law enforcement personnel are running the Special Olympics flame through the Commonwealth. The effort started in Bristol last Saturday..since then, the torch has been passed on to runners in localities around the state. The final destination is on Friday at the University of Richmond, where the Summer Games are being held.
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((AARON MEADOWS/MONT CO. SHERIFF'S DEPUTY; SPECIAL OLYMPICS IS A GREAT CAUSE I PERSONALLY HAVE A SISTER THAT PARTICIPATES IN SPECIAL OLYMPICS EVERY YEAR, IT'S JUST AN HONOR TO BE ABLE TO SUPPORT THIS.))
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Organizers say statewide six different routes are being run.
The combined effort has some 4-thousand law enforcement employees covering 2-thousand miles.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. You'll need your sunglasses this morning, but maybe an umbrella by this afternoon. We'll check in with Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner in just a couple of minutes.





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Thousands of people are expected to attend this morning's National D-Day Memorial dedication in Bedford.
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Steve Pardon's been there all morning, checking out the traffic situation. How is the crowd shaping up, Steve?
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News 7 has a full day of special coverage scheduled.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE] [Ceremony Page 2504]
We invite you to join us at 11 for "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom," special live coverage of the dedication ceremony. [TAKE 5-6:30 PAGE 2505]
And we'll complete our special D-Day coverage tonight with a 90-minute edition of News 7 from 5 until 6-30. [TAKE WEBCAST PAGE 2507]
If you're near a computer, but not a TV, you can watch all of our coverage on the web at WREV-dot-net.
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In other news--
Layoffs will begin August fourth at the Lane Furniture plant in Rocky Mount.
That's according to employees.
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About 500 workers will lose their jobs.
Employees agree with the company that imported furniture is becoming too much of a competition for Lane to handle.
Dozens of employees say they'll have to move out of Rocky Mount to find another job.
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((BRIAN HITE/LANE FURNITURE EMPLOYEE: IT'S PRETTY BAD. PEOPLE ARE TAKING IT PRETTY BAD. EVERYBODY HERE KNOWS THAT IN A COUPLE MONTHS THEY'LL BE LOOKING FOR ANOTHER JOB.))
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Cooper Wood Products -- a wood furniture supplier also in Rocky Mount -- says foreign competition is forcing them to diversify.
After laying off about 50 people in April, the company says it's trying now to refocus on building products instead of furniture.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. We're counting down the hours to the D-Day Memorial dedication in Bedford. Dry weather so far...Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast coming up.




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On this 57th anniversary of D-Day, veterans are being honored with today's dedication of the new memorial in Bedford.
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Steve Pardon is there, covering the traffic and parking situation. Steve, have you heard of any problems?
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