[7-11Arsenal-River]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-08 TC1:27:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A new restriction that could prohibit public access to the New River is making some residents unhappy.
Yesterday, they met with Army officials in Fairlawn to discuss the proposed restrictions.
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[VO-NAT :19.5]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

The Radford Army Ammunition plant is considering a plan to shut off public access at portions of the river near its facility. The new measures would affect two public landings along the waterway. Additional security measures have been discussed since September 11th. Local residents say the area is a popular spot for fisherman and canoes.
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[SOT 16:48:10]
[IN Q=IT THERE]

((EMERSON PAYNE/FISHERMAN; IF THERE WOULD BE SOME CAUSES AS TO WORRY ABOUT SOMEONE COMMITTING SOME KIND OF ACT I CAN UNDERSTAND IT BUT IT'S GOING TO HURT A LOT OF INNOCENT PEOPLE THAT ENJOY THIS. THERE'S QUITE A FEW PEOPLE WHO COME UP HERE AND IT'S QUITE A POPULAR SPOT.))
[SUPER=01-Emerson Payne/Fisherman;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=A POPULAR SPOT.]
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[VO-NAT]

Both oral and written comments were accepted at last night's public meeting. Martin Hanbury runs a bait and tackle shop and says some customers considered starting a petition to keep access open.

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[7-11Canadians]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC1:49:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Security issues between Canadians and Southwest Virginians are on hand as well.
Canada is the leading export destination for Virginia products- pulling in more than five billion dollars worth of trade each year.
But in the wake of the September 11th attacks, security representatives of the Canadian Embassy say they're having a difficult time maintaining that relationship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Audrey Tomick (TOM-ick) spoke to members of the Roanoke Kiwanis Club yesterday.
A counsellor with the Canadian Embassy, Tomick is involved in transportation policy, and border security issues.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=Canada is a major trading partner]

((AUDREY TOMICK/CANADIAN EMBASSY: CANADA IS A MAJOR TRADING PARTNER OF VIRGINIA. IT IS THE PLACE TO WHICH MOST OF VIRGINIA'S EXPORTS GO. SO YES, THERE DEFINITELY IS A RELATIONSHIP, AN ECONOMIC ONE AS WELL AS A PERSONAL ONE.))
[SUPER=01-Audrey Tomick/Canadian Embassy;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=as well as a personal one.]
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[VO-NAT]


While both countries have a common responsibility to protect their citizens from terrorism, Tomick says it is also important that they continue working to keep traffic and trade flowing across the border.
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[7-Eavesdropping]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=502-02 10:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Democrat implicated in the G-O-P eavesdropping controversy says she's not the one to blame....
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Jacquelyn Daniel is a former Democratic Party staff member.
She is suspected of giving the phone number and password for a Democratic conference call to Republican official, Ed Matricardi.
Matricardi is now under indictment for illegally eavesdropping and recording the call.
Daniel won't say if she gave the access code to Matricardi.
But she did tell the Associated Press yesterday, quote "I look like the villain and I'm not."
Daniel has not been charged.
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[45-11Peace-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-06 TC1:28:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A peace activist in Lynchburg says a judge's ruling is not only a victory for his group --but also for those who support the war in Afghanistan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 9;]


A circuit court judge has ruled the city's law requiring groups of more than five people to get a permit before gathering in public is unconstitutional.
Jack Payden-Travers challenged the law after he was ticketed for organizing this peace protest last fall.
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[SOT 11:25:47]
[IN Q=I think our]

((JACK PAYDEN-TRAVERS/PEACE ACTIVIST: I THINK OUR APPROACH IS THE SAME, FORTUNATELY AT THIS POPINT, THE RIGHT TO DEMONSTRATE IS ASSURED NOT ONLY FOR OUR SIDE BUT ALSO FOR THE COUNTER-DEMONSTRATORS WHO'VE BEEN COMING DOWN. AND I HOPE THEY REALIZE THAT IT WAS THE LYNCHBURG PEACE EDUCATION CENTER THAT MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR THEM TO BE THERE NOW WITHOUT A PERMIT.))
[SUPER=01-Jack Payden-Travers/Peace Activist]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=now without a permit.]
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[VO-NAT]


Lynchburg's Monument Terrace has been the site of weekly rallies both for and against the war in Afghanistan.
City leaders must now decide whether to re-write the law or abandon it altogether.
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[45-Longwood]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC51:39]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Longwood is making a new step towards its future, after finally overcoming its burning past.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Farmville]


Governor Mark Warner was on hand as Longwood College became Longwood University.
A year has passed since a blaze destroyed four historic buildings, including the signature Rotunda.
But the setback has not stopped the school from moving forward.
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[SOT 01:13:51]
[IN Q=I WAS ON CAMPUS]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: I WAS ON CAMPUS LAST JUNE WHEN I CAME WITH BARRY CASE AND GOT A CHANCE TO SEE FIRST-HAND SOME OF THE DEVASTATION. BUT I LOOK AROUND TODAY AND SEE THAT LONGWOOD IS A THRIVING, VIBRANT INSTITUTION THAT HAS PREVAILED OVER ADVERSITY AND THAT IS FLOURISHING.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=THAT IS FLOURISHING.]
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[VO-NAT]


Reconstruction of the buildings destroyed in last year's fire will begin this summer.
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[45-Earnings]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=02-23 TC03:02]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


The new earnings figures are in from companies around the region of Southwest Virginia...
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[VO-NAT]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC18:00]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The big news came from Advance Auto. The company says it expects earnings per share will be nearly double what was anticipated.
That's 52 cents a share up from 28.
Good news as well for Norfolk Southern.
The rail carrier posted a 16 percent jump in first quarter net income today with just a slight drop in revenue.
N-S says it's pleased with the financial results, especially during a period marked by continuing economic slowness.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


A-E-P posted a 16 percent drop in first quarter earnings.
The power company blames a mild winter that kept energy demand low.

[8-11Canadians]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC1:49:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Canadians and Southwest Virginians are trying to maintain their positive relationship with each another, despite the potential effects from the September 11th attacks.
Canada is the leading export destination for Virginia products, accounting for more than five billion dollars worth of trade each year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Audrey Tomick (TOM-ick) spoke to members of the Roanoke Kiwanis Club yesterday.
A counsellor with the Canadian Embassy, Tomick is involved in transportation policy, and border security issues.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=Canada is a major trading partner]

((AUDREY TOMICK/CANADIAN EMBASSY: CANADA IS A MAJOR TRADING PARTNER OF VIRGINIA. IT IS THE PLACE TO WHICH MOST OF VIRGINIA'S EXPORTS GO. SO YES, THERE DEFINITELY IS A RELATIONSHIP, AN ECONOMIC ONE AS WELL AS A PERSONAL ONE.))
[SUPER=01-Audrey Tomick/Canadian Embassy;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=as well as a personal one.]
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[VO-NAT]


While both countries have a common responsibility to protect their citizens from terrorism, Tomick says it is also important that they continue working to keep traffic and trade flowing across the border.
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[8-11Buried-Barrels]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutins]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC52:19]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The EPA hopes that Roanoke City officials will take what they are learning in a seminar this week and use it to
make an effective environmental management plan for the city.
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[VO-NAT :25]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

A handful of high ranking city officials yesterday joined dozens of other municipal leaders from around the Commonwealth for a three day seminar on managing the environment.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 1997;]

The class is one of four the city is required to host as part of its sentencing for burying barrels of hazardous waste at the Public Works Service Center. The EPA says the seminar should help Roanoke create a plan based on its specific needs.
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[SOT 17:52:03-17:52:23]
[IN Q=What's good for bedford...]

((MARTIN HARRELL/EPA: WHAT'S GOOD FOR BEDFORD ISN'T GONNA WORK IN NORFOLK SO WE PRESENT THEM WITH SEVERAL DIFFERENT ALTERNATIVES AND AWARENESS THAT THERE ARE DIFFERENT APPROACHES AND, THEY HAVE TO GO BACK TO THEIR COMMUNITIES AND DECIDE WHAT WORKS BEST FOR THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Martin Harrell/Environmental Protection Agency;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=decide what works best for them.]
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[VO-NAT :06]

Roanoke's sentence also included 600-thousand dollars in fines and community service projects.
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[8-Eavesdropping]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=502-02 10:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The Democrat suspected to be involved in the G-O-P eavesdropping controversy says she is not the villain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Jacquelyn Daniel is a former Democratic Party staff member.
She is suspected of giving the phone number and password for a Democratic conference call to Republican official, Ed Matricardi.
Matricardi is now under indictment for illegally eavesdropping and recording the call.
Daniel won't say if she gave the access code to Matricardi.
But she did tell the Associated Press yesterday, quote "I look like the villain and I'm not."
Daniel has not been charged. (------------)