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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - Fall like temperatures once again today with highs near 70. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up.






[7-11Goodyear]


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The Goodyear plant in Danville is bracing for layoffs.
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[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;]

Officials say as many as 275 hourly and salaried workers could lose their jobs as the company cuts back production. Layoffs will also hit four other Goodyear plants. Company officials blame the economy....saying the layoffs will remain in effect as long as the market place remains unpredictable.
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[7-11DynCorp]


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Everything's fixed and ready for business at DynCorp in Pulaski.
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[SUPER=03-Pulaski]


The company arranges transportation for Medicaid recipients who need to get to the doctor.
A shortage of staff and phone lines made for bad business at first.
But the company has doubled both and say service is now at top notch.
Lieutenant Governor John Hager and Senator Bo Trumbo toured DynCorp yesterday.
They say they are glad Pulaski has a technology-based business willing to stick it out... instead of bailing out when things got rough.
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[7-11L'burg-Council]


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A private school gets the o.k for expansion from the Lynchburg City Council.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


New Covenant School has about 200 "K- through 12th grade students in two separate campuses right now.
It wants to build a three-million dollar new facility on 50 acres of land off Fleetwood Drive.
The new campus would allow New Covenant to eventually double its enrollment.
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[SOT 20:34:17]
[IN Q=The school grows]

((JOHN HEATON/NEW COVENANT SCHOOLS: THE SCHOOL GROWS ABOUT 15 TO 20 PERCENT A YEAR, WHICH I THINK IS INDICATIVE OF THE DESIRE FOR THE KIND OF PROGRAM WE OFFER. IT'S A CLASSICAL, CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND IT'S VERY SOLID, ACADEMICALLY RIGOROUS AND IT SEEMS TO BE CATCHING ON IN LYNCHBURG.))
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[OUT Q=catching on in Lynchburg.]
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The school's raised about two million dollars toward the project so far.
New Covenant hopes to break ground by the end of this year.
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[7-Debate]


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Virginia's gubernatorial candidates are preparing for a debate.
Mark Earley and Mark Warner agreed Monday night to re-schedule Sunday's cancelled debate.
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[Take Debate FS]
The event is now scheduled for tonight at eight, at the WDBJ-7 studios in Roanoke and will be seen statewide.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Campaign 2001]


Meanwhile the Virginia Bar Association has cancelled tonight's debate for lieutenant governor candidates at Roanoke College.
That's because of the conflict with our debate.

[45-Bomb-Threat]


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A Roanoke County company sent its employees home after a bomb threat.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Authorities say the threat was phoned into I-T-T last night. State Police searched the building, but didn't find anything. I-T-T canceled its third shift and sent everyone home around 10:45.
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[45-11HSMM]


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The terrorist attacks crushed plans for defense contractors, who were just five days away from completing renovations on the Pentagon when the jetliner hit the building.
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke]

The renovations were designed by the Roanoke architectural firm of Hayes, Seay, Mattern and Mattern. It's been an eight- year project that "Pen-Ren"- the Pentagon Renovation Office, expanded to incorporate anti-terrorism measures.
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[IN Q=The contrustion]

((MIKE BISCOTTE/ARCHITECT; THE CONSTRUCTION ON THE MAIN RENOVATION DESIGN HAD ALREADY STARTED WHEN PENREN CAME TO US. "WE'VE IDENTIFIED THIS THREAT WE WANT TO MITIGATE. CAN YOU GUYS HELP US DO A DESIGN TO TAKE CARE OF THIS?"))
[SUPER=141-Mike Biscotte/Architect]
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[OUT Q=take care of this.]
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[VO-NAT]

Biscotte designed a strengthened facade for the building that includes hollow steel tubing, blast- resistant windows and geo-textile fabric. That hardened surface treatment will now be applied to all five sides of the Pentagon.
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[45-11Scuba-Divers ]


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Hurricane Iris killed several memebers of the Richmond Dive Club when is struck Belize Sunday night.
15 club members are confirmed dead, two others are still missing.
Three have been rescued.
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[VO-NAT 19:48:38]


Glenn Prillaman was the club's president and is among those who were killed.
A friend says his wife is taking the news especially hard.
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[SOT 19:48:54]
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((SO THIS IS VERY HARD FOR HER, KNOWING THAT MANY PEOPLE THAT HAVE DIED, AND KNOWING THAT COUPLES ARE LEAVING BEHIND CHILDREN IS VERY HEARTBREAKING.))
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[OUT Q=children is very heartbreaking.]
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Twenty divers and eight crew members were on a dive boat when Iris struck with winds up to 140-miles per hour. The boat had been tied to a dock when the storm came ashore, and capsized in about twelve feet of water.

[45-Debate]


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The candidates for Governor are preparing to debate again.
Mark Earley and Mark Warner agreed Monday night to re-schedule Sunday's cancelled debate.
(+++++++)

[Take Debate FS]
The event is now scheduled for tonight at eight, at the WDBJ-7 studios in Roanoke and will be seen statewide.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Campaign 2001]


Meanwhile the Virginia Bar Association has cancelled tonight's debate for lieutenant governor candidates at Roanoke College.
That's because of the conflict with our debate.

[45WEATHER]


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[LEO IN CHROMAKEY]

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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - A lovely day is in store today with mostly sunny skies and highs near 70. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in just a couple of minutes.




[8-11County-Supers]


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The construction of Interstate 73 is still building controversy.
Yesterday, the Roanoke County Supervisors split over a resolution opposing the choice of the Commonwealth Transportation Board.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Five times the supervisors have supported the central corridor that would follow route 220, Interstate 581, and Interstate 81.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Yesterday's resolution opposed alternate 6-A, the path that would carry the highway through southeast Roanoke and Mount Pleasant.
But some members of the board said they did not want to do anything that would jeopardize the I-73 project.
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[IN Q=We cannot through squabbles over location]

((JOE MCNAMARA: WE CANNOT THROUGH SQUABBLES OVER LOCATION POTENTIALLY JEOAPRDIZE WHAT WILL BE AN ECONOMIC ENHANCEMENT.)) ((BOB JOHNSON: IT WASN'T A SQUABBLE WHEN IT WENT THROUGH STRAWBERRY MOUNTAIN THROUGH WINDSOR HILLS OR CATAWBA. IT WAS A SERIOUS CONCERN OF CITIZENS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. I VOTED WITH YOU. WHY ARE THE PEOPLE OF MOUNT PLEASANT AND GARDEN CITY ANY LESS IMPORTANT TO US.))
[SUPER=01-Joe McNamara/Windsor Hills Supervisor; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Johnson/Hollins Supervisor; :11]
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[OUT Q=any less important to us.]
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The supervisors initially approved the resolution opposing Alternate 6-A, but Butch Church said his vote was a mistake and moved to reconsider.
They're expected to vote again in two weeks.

[8-11Route-122]


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Proposed improvements to Route 122 are facing opposition from some Smith Mountain Lake merchants. They say it'll bypass their businesses.
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Franklin County anticipates a lot more traffic on Route 122 in the next decade.
To prepare, the county studied options, including widening the road ... or creating a bypass around Westlake Corner.
Area business owners like developer Ron Willard say the bypass would rob them of business.
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((RON WILLARD/DEVELOPER: I'M CONCERNED THAT SOMEBODY'S STUPID ENOUGH TO PUT SOMETHING AS A BYPASS. ALL WE HAVE TO DO IS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE EXISTING ROAD, MAKE FOUR LANES AND ACCEPT THE PLAN THAT WESTLAKE WAS HEADED TOWARD.))
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((TIM KRAWCZEL/PLANNING DIRECTOR: AS THE ABILITY OF THE ROADS TO HANDLE THE TRAFFIC BREAKS DOWN, THEN MOTORISTS WILL SEEK OTHER WAYS AROUND THE AREA TO AVOID IT.))
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[OUT Q=to avoid it.]
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The Board of Supervisors will have the final say on how to improve Route 122.
The planning commission will make its recomendation in the next few weeks.
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[8Goodbye]


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