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headlines

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VO-NAT


An emergency landing in Lynchburg ends dramatically but without injuries.
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And a construction workers falls to his death from the roof of Cassell Coliseum.

Cassell-Death


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TAPE#96-54
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A construction worker died yesterday when he plunged 90 feet while he was working on the roof of Cassell Coliseum at Virginia Tech.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


27 year-old Dewey Wayne Duncan of Pulaski was working for Allen Neely, Incorporated of Narrows, the contractor repairing the coliseum's roof.
Duncan was pronounced dead at Montgomery Regional Hospital after he fell through the roof and landed on the basketball court inside.
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((JEFF DOUGLAS/VA. TECH SPOKESMAN: ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Douglas/Va. Tech Spokesman;
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VO-NAT


Investigators from the Department of Labor and Industry are investigating.
The contractors were hired to strengthen the structure as part of a three million dollar capital improvement project.
The accident happened just minutes before youngsters at a girls' basketball camp were supposed to take the court.
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Belly-Landing


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TAPE#96-56
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What was supposed to be a weekend fishing trip- ended with an emergency landing in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;


Minutes after take-off from New London Airport, pilot David Parker realized the landing gear on his single engine Cessna would not go up or down.
Parker then dumped his excess fuel and made a belly landing at the Lynchburg airport...
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((NAT SOUND OF LANDING ))
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Seconds after touching down, Parker and his two passengers escaped safely.
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SOT 9:31:01
IN Q=My personal

((SGT. BOB STOUT/VA STATE POLICE: MY PERSONAL OPINION IS THE PILOT DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB OF LANDING THE AIRCRAFT. THERE'S NO INJURIES, DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT WAS MINOR, HE DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB OF LANDING THE AIRCRAFT WITH THREE PEOPLE ON BOARD.))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Bob Stout/Virginia State Police; :00
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OUT Q=people on board.
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VO-NAT


Parker's fellow pilots also gave him credit for a stellar landing.
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SOT 9:40:03
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((STEWART HOBBS/VA AVIATION: IT WOULD PUT YOU ON PINS AND NEEDLES AND HAVE THE ADRENALINE PUMPING BUT ONCE IT'S OVER AND DONE WITH IT'S AN EASY THING TO WALK AWAY FROM.))
SUPER=01-Stewart Hobbs/Virginia Aviation; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=walk away from.
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VO-NAT


Damage to the plane was limited to the propeller, landing gear and the metal underbelly of the aircraft.
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VALUJET


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TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash inv


There is more evidence this morning that oxygen generators may have played a major part in the fire aboard ValuJet Flight 5-92.
Federal investigator say the stored generators may have started an intense blaze in the D-C-Nine's cargo hold.
A melted seat frame indicated temperatures rose over eleven-hundred degrees.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;


Because of media interest in the crash, yesterday the N-T-S-B opened the hangar where the plane's wreckage is being reconstructed.
All but a few parts were recovered.
Investigators also released the taped conversation between the pilot of flight 5-92 and the Miami control tower.
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((CRITTER 592 NEEDS AN IMMEDIATE RETURN TO MIAMI.....WHAT KIND OF PROBLEM ARE YOU HAVING....SMOKE IN THE COCKPIT....SMOKE IN THE CABIN. ))
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OUT Q=smoke in the cabin.
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VO-NAT


Minutes later the jetliner plunged into the Everglades killing all 110 aboard.
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Simpson


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Under a firestorm of controversy, O-J Simpson held an anti-violence fund-raiser at his California home last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles;


The party was held to raise money to stop violence.
Women's groups called it hypocrisy to stage the event... at a home where Simpson beat his wife.
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SOT 16:57:16
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((TAMMY BRUCE/WOMEN'S PROGRESS ALLIANCE: THERE ARE A LOT OF ANONYMOUS HEROES IN THIS CITY WHO WORK TO SAVE WOMEN'S LIVES EVERYDAY. MR. SIMPSON IS NOT ONE OF THEM. THIS IS A CYNICAL MANIPULATION IN AN ATTEMPT TO POLISH HIS IMAGE WITH THE MEDIA.)) 16:57:33 ((MUHAMMAD NASSARDEEN/FOUNDATION SPOKESMAN: WE'RE SORRY THAT THEY FIND THIS UPSETTING BUT WE NEED TO DO WHAT WE HAVE TO DO TO SAVE LIVES ON THE STREETS.))
SUPER=01-Tammy Bruce/Women's Progress Alliance; :00
SUPER=01-Muhammad Nassardeen/"Stop the Violence" Foundation; 11
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=save lives on the streets."
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VO-NAT


The party was expected to raise several thousand dollars.
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Lucas


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TAPE#EDIT OF 96-31
GRAPHIC=LUCAS, WILLIAM

A former Roanoke County sheriff's deputy was found guilty of stealing a prisoner's credit card.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/April;


William Lucas, Junior was found guilty of felony credit card theft.
Yesterday Circuit Judge Diane Strickland suspended a two year sentence and placed him on probation.
In April, Lucas pleaded no contest to stealing a credit card belonging to inmate Robert Paul Dallas.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Lucas charged more than 12-hundred dollars, he has since paid the bill.


1-Sports


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Time now for sports, now that they've been selected in the NBA draft, it is time to begin preparing for changes in the pros.
Mike Stevens explains.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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(Toss to Beth)


Saudi-arabia


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Dozens of soldiers injured in the Saudi Arabia truck bombing are in Germany this morning undergoing medical treatment.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ramstein AFB;


Some of them arrived this morning at the Ramstein Air Force Base.
Most are being treated for burns or broken bones.
Another airlift of casualites is expected this weekend.
SUPER=03-Dover, DE;


In Delaware, the flag-draped coffins of the 19 Americans killed in the bombing were flown home yesterday.
Family members and top military officials attended a private ceremony for the victims at Dover Air Force base.
A State Department spokesman says investigators still have no leads in the bombing.
Meantime, military personnel admit they were not prepared for a bomb this size.
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((GEN. JOHN SHALIKASHVILI/CHAIRMAN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF: THE ISSUE NOW IS NOT TO JUST SAY THAT'S ALL THAT COULD BE DONE, BUT TO GO BACK ONCE AGAIN, RELOOK THE WHOLE ISSUE AND SEE IF THERE ISN'T SOMETHING ADDITIONAL THAT COULD BE DONE.))
SUPER=01-Gen. John Shalikashvili/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman;
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OUT Q=THAT COULD BE DONE."
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile, overnight there was a bomb threat at the same base, the Air Force says it turned out to be a hoax.
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ny-concert


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What was supposed to be a concert to promote voter registration, turned violent in New York City.
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04:05:20
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York/Last Night;


Between 30 to 60 people were injured in a stampede last night after gun shots rang out at a concert in Harlem.
Witnesses told police they were attending the outdoor rap concert when they heard what sounded like gunshots.
A police spokesman says a man with a gun was taken into custody.
None of the injuries is life threatening.
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Yokohama


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-37
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


Yokohama Tire of Salem is losing one of its largest customers.
Yesterday, News 7 learned that Price Costco, a large warehouse club chain in Washington state, is pulling its line from the Yokohama plant.
As Jay Moore reports, this isn't the first time Costco has hit Yokohama with bad news.
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IN Q=Employees at Yokohama
SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape; :00
SUPER=03-Spokane, WA/File Tape; :07 QUICK!!!
SUPER=@Jay1; :39 Screen Left, QUICK!!!!
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(( Employees at Yokohama say the loss of Price Costco equals out to about a third of the tires they produce each year.
Last winter the Salem plant sent a bad batch of tires to the company.
It even got to the point that Costco demanded that Yokohama dismiss the people responsible for the mistake.
Yokohama didn't fire anyone, but rather took steps to solve the problem.
From his office in California...
Dan Hunter, Yokohama's Vice President of Marketing said losing Price Costco was not a result of what Yokohama did or didn't do.
A notice Yokohama posted in the plant said Price Costco simply wanted to cut down on the number of its suppliers.
Employees say Yokohama currently has a seven million- tire- a- year- production.
Jim Hawk, the plant manager in Salem says the line will be phased out over the next year.
He also says there are NO plans for layoffs at least for now.
Jay Moore, News 7.))

Rubatex-Dupont


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TAPE#96-45
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Workers at two area companies may find themselves out of a job before too long.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


The Dupont nylon plant in Henry County says foreign competition will probably force it to close in the coming years- leaving 600 people out of work.
The plant's gone from a high of several thousand people to a low of several hundred, and to many this was no surprise.
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SOT 13:43:05
IN Q=People knew

((BILLY BUCHANAN/MARTINSVILLE DUPONT EMPLOYEES UNION: PEOPLE KNEW AND WERE AWARE THAT THIS WAS AN OPTION THAT THEY COULD SHUT DOWN. HOWEVER IT DIDN'T LESSEN THE DISAPPOINTMENT AT ALL. ))
SUPER=01-Billy Buchanan/Martinsville Dupont Employees Union;
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OUT Q=disappointment at all.
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VO-NAT


The plant manager says workers have made major efficiency improvements-
But he says competitors in Asia, India, and South America are gaining at an even faster pace.
SUPER=03-Bedford/File Tape;


Meanwhile in Bedford the Rubatex plant may cut its hourly workforce in HALF.
The rubber products company says unless productivity improves, roughly 300 jobs could be transferred to another Rubatex facility in Arkansas.
Rubatex is Bedford's largest employer.
In recent months the city's unemployment rate has been among the lowest in the state.
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2-Scores


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In sports-- The A's slugged the Angels and Atlanta blanked Oakland--for the scores from the ballparks let's go to the boards.
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SUPER=91-Seattle/==9/Toronto/==1//NY Yankees/==3/Baltimore/==2;
SUPER=91-Milwaukee/==6/Kansas City/==2//Detroit/==9/Boston/==6;
SUPER=91-Chicago/=15/Cleveland/=10//Oakland/=18/California/==2;
SUPER=92-Atlanta/==3/St. Louis/==0//Colorado/=13/Los Angeles/==1;
SUPER=92-San Diego/=11/San Francisco/==1;
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out=san diego/san fran


Two-Larry


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2headlines


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


An emergency landing in Lynchburg ends dramatically but without injuries.
The pilot of this single engine cessna had to make a belly landing when he realized his landing gear would not go up or down.
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VO-NAT


Aa construction worker plunges to his death from the roof of Cassell Coliseum.
Officials say 27 year-old Dewey Wayne Duncan fell more than 90 feet while working on the roof.
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VO-NAT


A State Department spokesman says investigators still have no leads in this week's terror-bombing in Saudi Arabia.
Meantime the first plane load of Americans wounded int he attack arrived at a German Air Force base last night.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday June 28th.
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2Wx-Hello


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(Current Stats)
(Rke/L'Burg)

ESS

(Today/Area Forecast)


L'burg-plane


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# edit of 96-56
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Authorities are praising a pilot for his skills following an emergency landing last night in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;


Minutes after take-off from New London Airport, pilot David Parker realized the landing gear on his single engine Cessna would not go up or down.
Parker then dumped his excess fuel and made a belly landing at the Lynchburg airport...
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VO-NAT


Seconds after touching down, Parker and his two passengers escaped safely.
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SOT 9:31:01
IN Q=My personal

((SGT. BOB STOUT/VA STATE POLICE: MY PERSONAL OPINION IS THE PILOT DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB OF LANDING THE AIRCRAFT. THERE'S NO INJURIES, DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT WAS MINOR, HE DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB OF LANDING THE AIRCRAFT WITH THREE PEOPLE ON BOARD.))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Bob Stout/Virginia State Police; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=people on board.
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VO-NAT


The damage was limited to the propeller, landing gear and the metal underbelly of the plane.
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FAA


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GRAPHIC=plane crash inv


Federal safety investigators have more evidence that oxygen generators may have played a major part in a fire aboard ValuJet Flight 592, which crashed last month in Florida.
A melted seat frame indicated temperatures rose over eleven-hundred degrees aboard the D-C-Nine. .
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;


Because of media interest in the crash, yesterday the N-T-S-B opened the hangar where the plane's wreckage is being reconstructed.
All but a few parts were recovered.
Investigators also released the taped conversation between the pilot of flight 5-92 and the Miami control tower.
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((CRITTER 592 NEEDS AN IMMEDIATE RETURN TO MIAMI.....WHAT KIND OF PROBLEM ARE YOU HAVING....SMOKE IN THE COCKPIT....SMOKE IN THE CABIN. ))
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OUT Q=smoke in the cabin.
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VO-NAT


The jetliner plunged into the Everglades killing all 110 aboard.
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VT-DEATH


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TAPE#96-54
GRAPHIC=NONE


A construction worker fell to his death yesterday through the roof of Virginia Tech's Cassell Coliseum...while working 90-feet above ground.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday;


27 year-old Dewey Wayne Duncan of Pulaski was working for Allen Neely, Incorporated of Narrows, the contractor repairing the coliseum's roof.
Duncan was pronounced dead at Montgomery Regional Hospital after he fell through the roof and landed on the basketball court inside.
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((JEFF DOUGLAS/VA. TECH SPOKESMAN: ))
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VO-NAT


Investigators from the Department of Labor and Industry are investigating.
The contractors were hired to strengthen the structure as part of a three million dollar capital improvement project.
The accident happened just minutes before youngsters at a girls' basketball camp were supposed to take the court.
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bombing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Dozens of soldiers injured in the Saudi Arabia truck bombing are in Germany undergoing medical treatment.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ramstein AFB;


Some of them arrived this morning at the Ramstein Air Force Base.
Most are being treated for burns or broken bones.
Another airlift of casualites is expected this weekend.
SUPER=03-Dover, DE;


Meantime, the flag-draped coffins of the 19 Americans killed in the bombing were flown home yesterday.
Family members and top military officials attended a private ceremony for the victims at Dover Air Force base in Delaware.
A State Department spokesman says investigators still have no leads in the terror attack.
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tires


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# edit of 96-37
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


News-7 has learned Yokohama Tire of Salem is losing one of its largest customers.
Price Costco, a large warehouse club chain in Washington state, is pulling its line from the Yokohama plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape;


Yokohama Employees estimate Price Costco's order at a about a third of the tires they produce a year.
A notice posted in the plant said Price Costco simply wanted to cut down on the number of its suppliers.
SUPER=03-Spokane, WA/File Tape;


Just last winter the Salem plant sent a bad batch of tires to the company.
Price Costco demanded that Yokohama dismiss the people responsible for the mistake.
Yokohama did NOT fire anyone.
The Vice President of Marketing at Yokohama says losing Price Costco was not a result of last winter's controversy.
The line will be phased out over the next year.
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JOBS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# EDIT OF 96-45/WITH A NEW BITE
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Bedford and Henry County, it's a tale of two plants.
Both have aging facilities and have fierce competition.
Now, big job cuts are a possibility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


The Dupont nylon plant in Henry County says foreign competition will probably force it to close in the coming years- leaving 600 people out of work.
It has seen a high of several thousand people to a low of several hundred.
The plant manager says competitors in Asia, India, and South America are gaining at an even faster pace.
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SOT 13:38:24
IN Q=We're looking

((JOHN WINSKE/PLANT MANAGER: WE'RE LOOKING AT WHAT ARE THOSE THINGS THAT WE NEED TO DO. AND THAT MAY INCLUDE RELOCATING PRODUCT FROM ONE SITE TO ANOTHER OR MAYBE EVEN SHUTTING DOWN A SIGHT AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE LOOKING AT HERE.))
SUPER=01-John Winske/Plant Manager;
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OUT Q=looking at here.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford/File Tape;


Meanwhile in Bedford the Rubatex plant may cut its hourly workforce in HALF.
The rubber products company says unless productivity improves, roughly 300 jobs could be transferred to another Rubatex facility in Arkansas.
Rubatex is Bedford's largest employer.
In recent months the city's unemployment rate has been among the lowest in the state.
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3-Sports


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A dark cloud continues to hang over the Dallas Cowboys.
Mike Stevens has that story.
Good morning Mike.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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(Toss to bump)


oj


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net c
GRAPHIC=Simpson


The crowds are gone, but the controversy remains-- following O.J. Simpson's anti-violence fundraiser last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/Last Night;


Simpson welcomed about 300 guests to his Los Angeles mansion despite protests from women's groups.
They denounced the event as a shameless and cynical attempt by Simpson to rebuild his image.
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SOT 16:57:16
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((TAMMY BRUCE/WOMEN'S PROGRESS ALLIANCE: THERE ARE A LOT OF ANONYMOUS HEROES IN THIS CITY WHO WORK TO SAVE WOMEN'S LIVES EVERYDAY. MR. SIMPSON IS NOT ONE OF THEM. THIS IS A CYNICAL MANIPULATION IN AN ATTEMPT TO POLISH HIS IMAGE WITH THE MEDIA.)) 16:57:33 ((MUHAMMAD NASSARDEEN/FOUNDATION SPOKESMAN: WE'RE SORRY THAT THEY FIND THIS UPSETTING BUT WE NEED TO DO WHAT WE HAVE TO DO TO SAVE LIVES ON THE STREETS.))
SUPER=01-Tammy Bruce/Women's Progress Alliance; :00
SUPER=01-Muhammad Nassardeen/"Stop the Violence" Foundation; 11
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=save lives on the streets."
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VO-NAT


The event was organized by the Stop the Violence-Increase the Peace Foundation -- a group that works to curb gang violence and domestic abuse.
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Domestic-Violence


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-50
GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence


In Virginia last year, 74 people died as a result of domestic violence, more than ten thousand others fled their homes to escape abusive situations.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Finding ways to curb domestic violence was the focus of a day- long conference in Lynchburg yesterday.
Experts say the first step is to break the victims' veil of silence.
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SOT 2:47:37
IN Q=It's an embarrassing

((ANNE TWINING/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EXPERT: IT'S AN EMBARRASSING TOPIC FOR VICTIMS TO TALK ABOUT, BECAUSE THEY DO FEEL LIKE THEY'RE GOING TO BE BLAMED AND OFTEN THEY HAVE BEEN BLAMED. SO IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT WE ALL COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT PEOPLE AND LET THEM KNOW THAT THEY NEED TO START TALKING ABOUT IT, WITH PEOPLE THAT THEY FEEL SAFE WITH SO THAT THEY CAN GET THE HELP THEY NEED.))
SUPER=01-Anne Twining/Domestic Violence Expert; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=the help they need.
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VO-NAT


More than a hundred people including police officers, prosecutors and social workers attended the forum.
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Spangler


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NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=tal
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=spangler


A grand jury in Smyth County has indicted a state trooper for reckless driving.
Trooper Michael Spangler was involved in a high speed chase that resulted in a fatal crash on Interstate 81 last September.
Special Prosecutor Gerald Gray says Spangler tried to pass a vehicle while in pursuit of a speeding motorist.
He hit a guardrail then struck the car he was trying to pass.
The driver, 59 year-old John Paul Shenk of Elkton was killed.
If convicted, Spangler could face up to 12 months in jail, a 25 hundred- dollar fine and have his license suspended.

VMI-Follow


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=VMI Scotus


The decision's been made.
Now the speculation begins.
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VO-NAT


Wednesday's landmark Supreme Court ruling against VMI has sparked a host of questions.
Including what does the future hold for single- sex education?
Officials at the women's colleges in this area say they don't think they'll be affected.
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SOT 14:37:42 VMI follow- Hollins tape
IN Q=I think

((LINDA STEELE/HOLLINS COLLEGE SPOKESPERSON: I THINK THERE HAS BEEN A CLEAR RECORD WITH THE COURTS TO FIND A FUNDAMENTAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SINGLE SEX PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS AND SINGLE SEX PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. I THINK THE COURTS HAVE BEEN VERY CLEAR ON THAT ISSUE. ))
IN Q=Significantly

((MONICA DEAN/SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE SPOKESPERSON: SIGNIFICANTLY, THE COURT ALSO MADE A CLEAR DECISION BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATION AND IT RECOGNIZED VIRGINIA'S ABILITY TO OFFER AN ARRAY OF DIFFERENT EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO ITS STUDENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Linda Steele/Hollins College Spokesperson;
SUPER=01-Monica Dean/Sweet Briar College Spokesperson; :14
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=its students
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VO-NAT


Neither school receives state or Federal money directly.
Students receive funds through grants and loans.
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Monty-Pool


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-44
GRAPHIC=NONE


After two long, hot summers, kids in Montgomery County are finally cooling their heels in a brand new swimming pool.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Yesterday;


Officials dedicated what's called the Frog Pond yesterday, and moments later the first swimmer hit the water.
The Frog Pond was built with insurance money collected after a valve rupture destroyed the old pool.
According to the kids, the two-year dry spell was worth the wait.
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SOT 11:31
IN Q=

((ADASUE MYERS/SWIMMER: I TOOK SWIMMING LESSONS BUT THEN SOMEBODY MADE A HOLE IN THE POOL SO I HAD TO WAIT LIKE A YEAR OR TWO UNTIL WE GOT THIS POOL, AND I THINK THIS POOL IS A LOT BETTER.))
SOT 17:39

((HENRY MOSES/SWIMMER: IT'S MUCH BETTER THAN THE OTHER ONE. I THINK IT WAS DESIGNED TO KEEP THE OLDER KIDS AWAY SO IT'S MORE FUN FOR KIDS LIKE ME. ))
SOT 14:45

((MISSI ELLIOTT/PARENT: IT'S NICE, IT'S NOT AS DEEP AS THE OTHER ONE AND IT GIVES THE LITTLE ONES MORE, SOMETHING TO PLAY WITH.))
SUPER=01-Adasue Myers/Swimmer;
SUPER=01-Henry Moses/Swimmer;:10
SUPER=01-Missi Elliot/Parent;:16
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=to play with.
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VO-NAT


It's not all kids' stuff.
Montgomery County Parks and Recreation will teach water aerobics classes...and the pool will be available for lap swimming in the evening.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=amo
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=MLB


Turning to sports the Atlanta Braves were banged up in their 3-to-nothing shutout of St. Louis.
Pitcher Greg Maddux took a line drive in the leg..bruising his thigh..
And outfielder Danny Bautista suffered a broken nose when he was hit with a pitch.
Now let's check the boards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=91-Seattle/==9/Toronto/==1//NY Yankees/==3/Baltimore/==2;
SUPER=91-Milwaukee/==6/Kansas City/==2//Detroit/==9/Boston/==6;
SUPER=91-Chicago/=15/Cleveland/=10//Oakland/=18/California/==2;
SUPER=92-Atlanta/==3/St. Louis/==0//Colorado/=13/Los Angeles/==1;
SUPER=92-San Diego/=11/San Francisco/==1;

out=san diego/san fran RUNS=:25