[7-11Henry-Arson]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-46 TC30:17]
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A 15-year-old girl is accused of burning down her grandparents' house.
Authorities say she was attempting to kill her family.
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[VO-NAT]


Jessica Dawn Hess is charged with attempted capital murder, arson and grand larceny.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


Investigators say she set fire to her grandparents' house as they slept early Tuesday morning, tying their bedroom door shut with a sheet.
Her father was also inside, but all three got out safely.
A passing motorist saw the flames and two Henry County deputies woke and rescued them.
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[IN Q=If they would]
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((GENEVA HESS/GRANDMOTHER: IF THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN 10 MINUTES LATE, WE WOULD HAVE BEEN GONE....)) ((GENEVA HESS: IT WAS AS PLAIN AS DAY THAT'S WHAT SHE MEANT TO DO IS KILL ME, HER GRANDFATHER AND HER DAD.))
[SUPER=01-Geneva Hess/Suspect's Grandmother; :04]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=and her dad.]
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[VO-NAT]

Her grandparents are her legal guardians. They say they had no quarrels with Jessica before the fire..
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[45-11Vaughan-Furniture]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-42 TC1:42:00]
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Just before the holidays comes the anouncement of more job cuts.
This time, it's a furniture company that will be laying off hundreds of employees.
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[VO-NAT :19.5]
[SUPER=03-Galax;]

Vaughan Furniture is turning a production plant into a distribution facility, resulting in the loss of 245-jobs.
President Bill Vaughan says this was a difficult decision because of the long history the company has in Galax.
He says a lack of product demand and increased import competition left them no choice.
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[SOT 00:05:20]
[IN Q=by keeping]

((BILL VAUGHAN/VAUGHAN FURNITURE PRESIDENT; BY KEEPING THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN GALAX WE WERE ABLE TO PRESERVE AS MANY JOBS AS WE POSSIBLE COULD FOR OUR HOMETOWN AND WE'RE PROUD TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Vaughan/Vaughan Furniture President;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=TO DO THAT.]
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[VO-NAT]

55-jobs are available at the new distribution facility. Workers say they expect to find out next week which people will still have jobs. The cuts will start in February. The company plans to gradually reduce production.
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[8-11Henry-Arson]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-46 TC30:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A 15-year-old girl is accused of setting fire to her grandparents' house.
Authorities say she was attempting to kill her family.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Jessica Dawn Hess is charged with attempted capital murder, arson and grand larceny.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


Investigators say she set fire to her grandparents' house as they slept early Tuesday morning, tying their bedroom door shut with a sheet.
Her father was also inside, but all three got out safely.
A passing motorist saw the flames and two Henry County deputies woke and rescued them.
(///// SOT /////)
[BUMP SOTs]
[IN Q=If they would]
[COVER SOT 10:01:41 - :44]

((GENEVA HESS/GRANDMOTHER: IF THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN 10 MINUTES LATE, WE WOULD HAVE BEEN GONE....)) ((GENEVA HESS: IT WAS AS PLAIN AS DAY THAT'S WHAT SHE MEANT TO DO IS KILL ME, HER GRANDFATHER AND HER DAD.))
[SUPER=01-Geneva Hess/Suspect's Grandmother; :04]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=and her dad.]
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[VO-NAT]

Her grandparents are her legal guardians. They say they had no quarrels with Jessica before the fire..
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