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7Lake-Fatal

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A head- on collision in Franklin County kills two people. last night.
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Police say 22-year-old Maurice Edmund Ferrell of Roanoke was driving south on Route 122 near the Hales Ford Bridge when he hit another vehicle head- on.
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((WAYNE STONE/STATE POLICE: THE SOUTHBOUND VEHICLE CAME AROUND THE CURVE TO ITS LEFT, RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY, CAME BACK ACROSS AND THE COLLISION OCCURRED IN THE NORTHBOUND LANE. ))
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Ferrell and the driver of the other car -- 47-year-old Vicky Gail Meador of Hardy -- died at the scene.
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7Raphine-Fatal


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE# edit of r'bridge-fatal 96-48
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;


And there was another fatal accident earlier in the day -- this one in Rockbridge County near Raphine.
Duane Hubbell of Mount Jackson died after his tractor trailer ran off I-81 and overturned.
Police believe Hubbell was trying to avoid some debris in the road.
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7Rubatex


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE# 96-49
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United Rubber Workers will vote today on Rubatex's contract offer.
Last Sunday union members narrowly voted down this SAME proposal.
The company has threatened to layoff nearly three hundred workers and move part of the operation out of state if the offer is turned down.
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SUPER=03-Bedford;


Members in favor of the contract say-- voting yes would save jobs.
Several declined to talk on camera for fear of retribution from other union members.
They say people need to look at the big picture.
They also said if the company moves one operation out of Bedford more will follow.
But NAY sayers believe layoffs will happen no matter what.
Charles Mallory, Jr. says -- quote -- if the company wants to move part of its operation, it will move no matter how the union votes.
Bedford Mayor Mike Shelton says if the jobs leave the community's morale will suffer.
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((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR: WHEN YOU LOSE AN OPERATION OUT OF A PLANT AND YOU LOSE EMPLOYMENT THERE'S A TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY, INTERMS OF THE VITALITY OF SMALL BUSINESS.))
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Those against the proposal say the mandatory overtime and loss of seniority are BIG sticking points.
They say the company is using scare tactics to make union members vote yes.
Those "vote yes" members say this proposal extends the contract and does not touch their benefit package.

7Common-Sense


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Have you ever heard of an I-P-O?
I-P-O stands for initial public offering, and it's the first time a company sells its stock to the public.
Some people make a killing on these companies, because their price per share can shoot up quickly right after the stock goes on sale.
But Len Besthoff explains these kind of investments are not for everyone.
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((In this week's edition of Common Sense, a number of companies have been begun selling their stock to the public, but George Brammer with A-G Edwards says that may not be the best investment idea for folks just getting their start.))
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((GEORGE BRAMMER/A.G. EDWARDS: IPO'S ARE FOR THE EXPERIENCED INVESTOR, NOT FOR THE NOVICE. AN IPO IS AN INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING. AND THIS IS A COMPANY THAT'S NEVER BEEN TRADED PUBLICLY BEFORE SO THE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION THAT'S AVAILABLE ON THE COMPANY IS LIMITED, OFTEN YOU ARE DEALING WITH SMALL COMPANIES THAT HAVE LIMITED ASSETS AND THE RISK IS MUCH GREATER. BE CAREFUL WITH IPO'S..))
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((That's this week's edition of Common Sense. Let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
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7Weather


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TAPE#
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It's going to be partly sunny, very warm and humid today. Widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected with highs around 90 degrees.
Tonight, skies will be partly cloudy with lows about 70 degrees
Tuesday, parlty sunny with scattered thunderstorms. Highs will be in the low 90s again...
But the extended forecast shows slighly cooler tempatures as the week progresses. By Wednesday afternoon highs will be in the 80s.

55Rubatex


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 96-49
GRAPHIC=Rubatex


United Rubber Workers Local 2-40 is divided... and today union members will vote on Rubatex's contract offer.
Last Sunday union members narrowly voted DOWN this same proposal.
The company has threatened to layoff nearly THREE HUNDRED workers and move part of the operation out of state IF the offer is turned down.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford;


Members in favor of the contract say-- voting yes would save jobs.
Several declined to talk on camera for fear of retribution from other union members.
They say people need to look at the big picture.
They also said if the company moves one operation out of Bedford more will follow.
But NAYsayers believe layoffs will happen no matter what.
Charles Mallory, Jr. says -- quote -- if the company wants to move part of its operation, it will move no matter how the union votes.
Bedford Mayor Mike Shelton says if the jobs leave the community's morale will suffer.
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SOT 11:05:15
IN Q=WHEN YOU LOSE

((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR: WHEN YOU LOSE AN OPERATION OUT OF A PLANT AND YOU LOSE EMPLOYMENT THERE'S A TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY, INTERMS OF THE VITALITY OF SMALL BUSINESS.))
SUPER=01-Mike Shelton/Bedford Mayor;
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Anchor=Beth
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Those against the proposal say the mandatory overtime and loss of seniority are BIG sticking points.
They say the company is using scare tactics to make union members vote yes.
Those members in favor of the proposal says it extends the contract and does NOT touch their benefit package.

55VMI


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The chairman of Virginia Military Institute's board of visitors says the board will probably wait until September to vote on whether to admit women or take the school private.
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SUPER=@File;


V-M-I board of visitors chairman William Berry told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that he'll recommend that several committees examine possible responses to the recent Supreme Court ruling. That ruling says the school canNOT bar women and receive public funding.
The board will meet in Lexington this weekend to consider the school's financial and legal options.
But Berry said he does not expect a vote will be taken.
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55Ballroom-Dancing


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-50
GRAPHIC=Commonwealth Games


Some fancy stepping was happening at the Star City Roller Skating Center over the weekend.
The competition in the Commonwealth Games continued yesterday with a new event which attracted competitors of all ages.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Contestants from up and down the east coast traveled to Roanoke to compete in Dance sport or Ballroom Dancing.
The competition was divided into three divisions--juniors, adults and seniors.
Two styles were represented-- smooth dances such as the waltz and Latin dances like the Cha Cha.
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((AMY COUSIN/NEW YORK CONTESTANT: THE JUDGES ARE MARKING THE COMPETITION ON HOW THEY SHOW THE MUSIC--ARE THEY IN TIME WITH THE MUSIC, DO THEY HIT THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DANCE WITH THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MUSIC. WHETHER THEY HAVE TECHNICAL CORRECTNESS AS IN FOOT WORK.))
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This is the first year ballroom dancing has been a judged event in the Commonwealth Games.
In fact it may become an Olympic event.
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((PART OF THE PURPOSE OF OUR PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE GAMES IS TO SHOW THAT INDEED THIS IS AN ATHLETIC EVENT. AND SHOULD BE A PART OF THE OLYMPICS.))
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Winners of the Dance sport competition are awarded gold, silver and bronze medals.
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55Weather


ANCHOR=Beth
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WRITER=bmy
TAPE#
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It's going to be partly sunny, very warm and humid today. Widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected with highs around 90 degrees.
Tonight, skies will be partly cloudy with lows about 70 degrees
Tuesday, parlty sunny with scattered thunderstorms. Highs will be in the low 90s again...
But the extended forecast shows slighly cooler tempatures as the week progresses. By Wednesday afternoon highs will be in the 80s.

8Hales-Fatal


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=afr
TAPE# edit of Franklin-Fatal 96-54
GRAPHIC=Fatal-Ax


Two people are dead following last night's head- on collision in Franklin County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Police say 22-year-old Maurice Ferrell of Roanoke was driving south on Route 122 near the Hales Ford Bridge when he ran off the road and hit a northbound vehicle.
Ferrell and the driver of the other car -- 47-year-old Vicky Gail Meador of Hardy -- died at the scene.
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8Rubatex


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 96-49
GRAPHIC=Rubatex


United Rubber Workers Local 2-40 will vote today on Rubatex's contract offer.
Last Sunday union members narrowly voted DOWN this same proposal.
The company has threatened to layoff nearly THREE HUNDRED workers and move part of the operation out of state IF the offer is turned down.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford;


Members in favor of the contract say-- voting yes would save jobs.
Several declined to talk on camera for fear of retribution from other union members.
They say people need to look at the big picture.
They also said if the company moves one operation out of Bedford more will follow.
But NAYsayers believe layoffs will happen no matter what.
Charles Mallory, Jr. says -- quote -- if the company wants to move part of its operation, it will move no matter how the union votes.
Bedford Mayor Mike Shelton says if the jobs leave the community's morale will suffer.
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SOT 11:05:15
IN Q=WHEN YOU LOSE

((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR: WHEN YOU LOSE AN OPERATION OUT OF A PLANT AND YOU LOSE EMPLOYMENT THERE'S A TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY, INTERMS OF THE VITALITY OF SMALL BUSINESS.))
SUPER=01-Mike Shelton/Bedford Mayor;
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OUT Q=OF SMALL BUSINESS
Anchor=Beth
SS=Rubatex


Those against the proposal say the mandatory overtime and loss of seniority are BIG sticking points.
They say the company is using scare tactics to make union members vote yes.
Those "vote yes" members say this proposal extends the contract and does NOT touch their benefit package.

8Dole


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Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole will make a campaign swing through Richmond.
Dole will meet briefly with Governor Allen tomorrow before his two o'clock address at the Virginia Police Headquarters and Training Academy.

8Floyd-Potter


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-58
GRAPHIC=None


A mound of clay becomes usable, award winning art in the hands of Ellen Shankin.
Denise Allen and videographer Greg Moore introduce us to this Floyd County potter.
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((ELLEN SHANKIN/POTTER: IT'S REALLY JUST AN EVOLUTION. YOU HAVE A FEELING ABOUT A FORM AND YOU WORK WITH IT AS YOU WORK YOU RESPOND TO EACH PIECE AS THEY COME OFF YOU MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AND IT JUST ENDS UP GOING ALONG A PATH THAT'S VERY INDIVIDUAL.))
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Judges at the Smithsonian Craft Show seem to like the path Ellen Shankin's takes.
The Floyd County potter won honorable mention in a competition between thousands of crafters.
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As the wheel spins Shankin's hands create the shapes she imagines.
The ceramic bowls, pitchers, cup and saucers are beautiful.
But Shankin says it's more important for them to be useful.
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((SHANKIN: THIS IS ALL FUNCTIONAL STONEWARE. IT'S ALL THROWN ON A WHEEL. IT'S FUNCTION IS OF PRIMARY IMPORTANCE TO ME. I'M VERY INVOLVED WITH FORM. A LITTLE BIT LESS CONCERNED WITH THE SURFACE. I'M NOT A PERSON WHO DECORATES.))
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((IT'S FOR USE. HOPEFULLY THE WHOLE EXPERIENCE OF THE POT IS FINISHED WHEN YOU USE IT AND HOPEFULLY YOU WANT TO USE IT A LOT.))
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Shankin sells her work to galleries all over the country.
So every time someone in Arizona sips tea from a Shankin cup, she hope they're experiencing a bit of her individuality,
Denise Allen News 7.))

8Weather


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TAPE#
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It's going to be partly sunny today with widely scattered thunderstorms. Highs will be around 90 degrees.
Tonight, partly cloudy with lows about 70. 90s. Tuesday, partly sunny with scattered thunderstorms. Highs will be in the low