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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Moldy no mo'. A million dollars later, Jefferson Forest High School is rid of stachybotrys and ready for students. We'll take a look.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And F-A-O Schwarz is opening up shop at Tanglewood, at least temporarily.

[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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In sports, The Virginia Cavaliers talk about the quarterback position the pro softball league takes center stage tonight in Salem
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[VO-NAT]


And former Northside pitcher Brandy Bailey is ruled ineligible for the A-S-A fast pitch tournament in Salem this week.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Our heat wave will peak tomorrow and then temperatures should go for a gentle slide. Details coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 at Six is next.
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[IN Q=We're back home]

((WE'RE BACK HOME AND WE'RE GOING TO BE CLEAN AND READY TO GO AND WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT THE POSSIBILITIES OF BEING HERE WITH ALL THE CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE HERE.))
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[OUT Q=have been made here.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Educators are ready to exchange bacteria for books at Jefferson Forest High School.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]


A month and a half- long cleanup is nearly complete and has left the building spotless.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[JF-Cleanup]
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[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC1:44:57]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


On time and on budget.. so goes the cleanup at Jefferson Forest High School in Bedford County.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Mold problems forced the school to close early last semester...
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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but administrators say the school bell will be ready to ring again in a few weeks.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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[SUPER=01-Larry Mays/Jefferson Forest H. S. Principal; 1:11]
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(( They're back.. sort of.
[natsot painting 19:41:15]
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While crews put the finishing touches on a 75- day, 1- point- 5 million dollar cleanup project, Jefferson Forest faculty are slowly putting things back to normal in their school.
A combination of soap, water and elbow grease has left the building scrubbed clean from top to bottom.
Lockers are being repainted, new flooring put down and crews are ready to roll out the welcome mat for students next month. [Standup 19:53:48] ((For Jefferson Forest students, the start of the new school year will, quite literally, be a breath of fresh air. In addition to all the disinfectant and fresh paint, the school has also installed three of these huge heating and ventilation units, which will start pumping 30- thousand cubic feet of fresh air into the school every minute.))
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((JOHN OWEN/IMEC ENGINEERS: WE'RE A LITTLE OVER-VENTILATING IT BECAUSE WE THINK THAT'S THE BEST THING TO DO AT THIS POINT IN TIME. AND IT DEFINITELY WILL GIVE THEM A TOTALLY DIFFERENT FEEL PSYCHOLOGICALLY, AND I THINK ANYBODY THAT HAS HAD PROBLEMS IN THE PAST WILL NOTICE THAT THIS IS THE BEST- FILTERED AIR.))
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The result, Owen says, is the building will be the safest and healthiest it's been since it was built 30 years ago.
Educators are anxious to start concentrating on fundamentals and not fungus.
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((LARRY MAYS/JFHS PRINCIPAL: I'M ANXIOUS TO ESTABLISH A ROUTINE. I THINK THAT'S A POSITIVE ASPECT FOR BOTH THE SCHOOL AND FOR THE KIDS. BUT YES, PERSONALLY I AM VERY MUCH LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING THINGS BACK TO QUOTE- UNQUOTE NORMAL.))
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Crews expect to finish their work next Friday.
Classes begin September 4th.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

[Yellow-Branch]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC1:11:46]
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Campbell County is dealing with a fungus problem of its own.
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[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Superintendent George Nolley (NAHL-ee) says the stachybotrys (statch-ih-BAH-tris) bacteria was discovered at Yellow Branch Elementary shortly after classes ended in June.
That's the same fungus that was found at Jefferson Forest.
The county has spent 80- thousand dollars cleaning the school's ventilation system and affected areas.
Nolley says he's not aware of any health complaints associated with the mold.
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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC15:14]
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The pilot of a home- made plane was hospitalized today with leg injuries sustained in a crash-landing in Franklin County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


State police say Cecil Philpott, of Chesapeake, took off from private property near Rocky Mount late this morning. After circling the field three times, the single-engine plane hit some trees, made a hard landing and overturned.
Philpott is listed in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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[Acterna]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=501-09 TC49:48]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


Sixty one people at a Salem manufacturing facility will soon be out of work.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Acterna said today earnings were lower than expected, so consolidation of some of its facilities was necessary.


The Salem facility makes software and hardware for communications testing equipment.
Products there will be moved to another Acterna facility, but engineering and marketing will remain.
Much of that production will be out-sourced to Keltech, another local manufacturer.
Some of the furloughed employees may have an opportunity to transfer there.
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[FAO-Schwarz]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
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If your kids don't like to shop... a new addition to Tanglewood Mall may produce a change of heart.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


F-A-O Schwarz, the famous toy store, will temporarily set up shop in the old Brendle's building during September and October.
Toys and other specialty items will fill most of the 50-thousand square foot building.
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((ALLEN FOSTER/TANGLEWOOD MALL: THEY ARE BRINGING IN A LOT OF INVENTORY FOR THIS SALE, IT'S NOT CLEARANCE OR WAREHOUSE ITEMS, IT'S BRAND NEW ITEMS THEY ARE BRINGING IN.))
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[VO-NAT]


The Schwarz company already has a distribution facility in Roanoke, so apparently it has decided to use some of the merchandise stored there to test the market.
There IS a possibility the store may stay longer at Tanglewood, but that will depend on sales and a number of other factors.
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[Earley]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
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Republican Mark Earley says biotechnology is the key to helping revitalize Southwest Virginia's stagnant economy.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Roanoke;]


In a campaign stop at a Kiwanis - Rotary Club luncheon, he told the crowd that Roanoke is poised to become a biotech "heavyweight."
The new Carilion Biotechnology Institute will be the third biotech park in the state.
Earley says he'll support Virginia's growth in that arena with tax credits.
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((MARK EARLEY/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I THINK THAT SORT OF COMBINATION IS GOING TO ALLOW VIRGINIA TO BE IN THE FOREFRONT OF TECHNOLOGY WHICH IS GOING TO CREATE JOBS FOR OUR CITIZENS HERE IN ROANOKE AND THE NEW RIVER VALLEY AND WE WANT TO ACCELERATE THAT BY OUR PROGRAM TO GIVE TAX CREDITS TO THAT KIND OF ENTERPRISE.))
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[VO-NAT]


Earley's plans for helping workers laid off from manufacturing jobs include appointing a "Workforce Czar" and pushing an "aggressive" workforce training program.
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[Allen]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
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Senator George Allen arrived at G-E in an R-V today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Allen continued his recreational vehicle tour designed to "bring his office to the people," by emphasizing technology with a stop at General Electric.
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((NAT SOUND: WE'VE INVESTED ABOUT 10 MILLION DOLLARS IN THIS FACILITY. TEN MILLION? YEP. AND WE'LL SHOW YOU THE THREE AREAS WE'VE INVESTED IN.))
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[VO-NAT]


GE Officials noted the facility's high-tech capabilities, including state-of-the-art turbine manufacturing that can be found in power plants across the country.
Allen stopped in Lexington this morning, Roanoke City Market this afternoon and opened his Senate Regional District Office in Roanoke around two.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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It's a medical marvel that can detect some 90-percent of cancers.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Now it's here in the Roanoke Valley... find out more a little later on News 7 at Six.
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It's an annual tradition that attracts thousands, and this year is no different.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax is once again pulling in devoted musicians and music lovers.
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That's where we find Teresa Hamilton tonight.
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[UVA-Wise]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
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Construction work is forcing a college campus to close down this Friday.
The construction means shutting down power at the UVA College at Wise, so UVA-Wise is closed Friday.

[Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC36:36]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Governor Jim Gilmore is awaiting a report from his cabinet secretary on whether the Jones Institute in Norfolk is violating a new state ban on human cloning -- or skirting ethical boundaries that make the Governor uncomfortable.
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[SUPER=03-Norfolk/File Tape]


The Jones Institute was responsible for the nation's first test tube baby in 1981 -- and made national headlines last month with its stem cell research.
The clinic produced stem cells from six day old balls of embryonic cells, which doctors allege cannot become a complete individual if kept alive after the research.
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Yesterday, the Governor sent Health and Human Resources Secretary Lou Rossiter in to investigate.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE ARTIFICIAL CREATION OF PEOPLE IS A MONUMENTAL DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE. AND WE MUST BEGIN TO CONSIDER THE ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THOSE KINDS OF MATTERS.))
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((WHETHER OR NOT THE JONES INSTITUTE IS CONDUCTING ITSELF IN VIOLATION OF THE STATUTE IS A MATTER THAT SECRETARY ROSSITER IS GOING TO EXAMINE. BUT HE'LL ALSO GO BEYOND THAT ISSUE. HE'S REALLY ... DETERMINE EXACTLY THE TYPE OF SCIENCE THAT IS GOING ON THERE.))
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[Anchor=Shannon]
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Jones Institute officials told reporters yesterday they are NOT cloning humans... and they answered Secretary Rossiter's questions in full.
His report is due to the Governor in a few weeks.

[Stocks]


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[WRITER=dse]
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Stocks sank as Wall Street got more evidence that the economy remains in a hole. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW fell 165-points.
NASDAQ dropped 61.
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[PET-Scanner]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC43:08]
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It's the best tool on the market to detect cancer and other diseases.
And now it's available in Southwest, Virginia.
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[SUPER=03-Salem]


It's called the Positron Emission Tomography scanner, or PET Scan for short.
Today, Lewis-Gale Medical Center tried it out for the first time.
The PET scan is able to detect up to 90 percent of most types of cancer.
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[IN Q=So the pet scanning]

((DR. JAMES MATTHEWS/LEWIS-GALE MED. CTR. RADIOLOGIST:SO THE PET SCANNING ALLOWS US TO EVALUATE WITH THE MOST ACCURATE METHOD AVAILABLE NOW WHAT THE PROPER STAGE OF THE TUMOR IS AND WHETHER THEY ARE TRULY CANDIDATES FOR DEFINITIVE, CURATIVE SURGERY OR WHETHER THEY NEED GET OTHER THERAPIES))
[SUPER=01-Dr. James Matthews/Lewis-Gale Med. Center Radiologist]
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[OUT Q=other therapies]
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The test is a precautionary measure for Harper Wagner. He was recently diagnosed with a tumor.
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((HARPER WAGNER: I WANT TO MAKE DERN SURE I DIDN'T HAVE IT ANYWHERE ELSE))
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Lewis-Gale is one of five Electa Healthcare Hospitals in Southwest Virginia sharing the mobile PET scanner.
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[Oxycontin]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Oxycontin]


It may become harder for drug-abusers to get high from the prescription painkiller OxyContin.
Today, the maker says it has plans for a ''smart pill'' version.
It would be designed to destroy its own narcotic ingredients if it's crushed into a powder and snorted or injected.
It won't be available for at least three years.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up in sports, Glenvar kicks off its high school football season a big night of softball in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll take you inside Virginia's football practice this morning and talk about the quarterback battle.
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[S-Bailey]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-104 (28:46)]
[GRAPHIC=Brandy Bailey]


Former Northside pitcher Brandy Bailey was ruled ineligible today to play in the girls class A Fast pitch 18 and under national championship in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :]


A hearing was held this morning in Salem circut court. A protest committee made up of 3 A-S-A officials and representatives from the city of salem ruled against Bailey pitching for the Salem based Extreme Force.
The A-S-A had declared Bailey ineligible for the tournament on Monday saying she didn't meet several criteria in the organizations rulebook pertaining to the A-S-A code.
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[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-103 (28:11)]
[GRAPHIC=Softball Logo]


The city of Salem is hosting the 2001 A-S-A Girls Class a Fast Pitch 18 and under National Championship tournament.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :]


Tonight at Kiwanis Field the Women's pro softball league all stars will face the Women's Pro Softball League Gold Team.
Salem would like to have its own pro team but right now the city can only handle exhibition games.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Game time tonight is 9 oclock.

[S-Cavs]


[ANCHOR=roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-105 37:03]
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Nearly a week into practice and the Virginia football team feels it's progressing just fine. Steve Mason was in Charlottesville this morning and brings us up to speed on the Cavaliers.
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[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Coach; 1:34]
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[S-Glenvar]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-94 (1:02:23)]
[GRAPHIC=FFE Logo]


We continue out high school football reports today checking in with the Glenvar Highlanders.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :]


Head coach Steve Magenbauer has a job this season. The Highlanders had a good season last year but 18 seniors graduated leaving a lot of holes to fill in the preseason practice.
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Magenbauer has called on an old high school teammate to help him mold the team into shape.
Richard Goodpasture is back on the sideline as an assistant coach.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


We'll hear from him tonight at 11.
[Tech-Truck]
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[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC1:16:45]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The future of big rigs was on display at Volvo's New River Valley Plant today.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]

Overdrive, a trucking industry publication, is celebrating its 40th anniversary by taking this futuristic vehicle on a 30-day national tour. The trailer displays the history of the trucking industry. Advancements inside the high tech cab include night vision, computer mapping, laptop computers and conveniences like a refrigerator.
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[SOT 2:10:08 / 2:04:23]
[IN Q=ALOT OF THE TECHNOLOGY]

((MARCUS THOMPSON/VOLVO SPOKESMAN; A LOT OF THE TECHNOLOGY THAT'S IN THIS TRUCK TODAY IS CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION IN OUR UNITS. SEAN KELLY/OVERDRIVE MAGAZINE; THEY'RE JUST AMAZED THEY GET IN THAT THING AND THERE'S SO MUCH TECHNOLOGY AND ITS GOT EVERYTHING INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK.))
[SUPER=01-Marcus Thompson/Volvo Spokesman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sean Kelly/Overdrive Magazine; :05]
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[OUT Q=INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK.]
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[VO-NAT]

The truck will travel 4-thousand miles, stopping at rest stops and truck related businesses as well as the U-S Senate.
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