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7Tech-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-105
GRAPHIC=fatal ax


An apparent drunk driving accident has taken the life of a Virginia Tech student.
Police say 20- year- old Daniel Kelly of Maryland was walking down Southgate Drive on Tech's campus with his girlfriend Saturday night when he was hit by a car.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday Night;


Apparently Kelly's car had run out of gas near the intersection of Southgate and U-S 4-60.
Police say the two walking with their backs to traffic when 47- year- old Evelyn N. Williams struck them.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:17:31
IN Q=THE WOMAN

((LARRY HINCKER/VA TECH UNIVERSITY RELATIONS: THE WOMAN, EVELYN WILLIAMS OF BLACKSBURG, IS BEING CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE MONTGOMERY REGIONAL JAIL.))
SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Va. Tech University Relations;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=MONTGOMERY REGIONAL JAIL
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Kelly, a computer engineer major, had just returned to campus for the spring semester.
Classes begin today.
His advisor says he was an excellent student.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:17:53
IN Q=WE'VE GOT A

((WE'VE GOT A RATHER EXTENSIVE ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ALL OF THE STUDENTS. IN THIS PARTICULAR CASE THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT THE STUDENTS HAD BEEN DRINKING. IN THIS CASE IT WAS A TOWN RESIDENT USING A UNIVERSITY ROADWAY TO TRAVEL ACROSS TOWN.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=TRAVEL ACROSS TOWN
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VO-NAT


Kelly was pronounced dead at Montgomery Regional Hospital shortly after the accident.
His girlfriend was not seriously injured.
Her name is not being released.
Funeral services for Kelly will be held in Maryland.
The Newman Catholic Ministry is planning a memorial service on campus sometime this week.
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7G-E


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-100; 96-94(GE)
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Some Salem G-E employees say they fear layoffs may be coming--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape;


This comes in the middle of a two week shutdown forced by a low production workload.
Without the shutdown, G-E officials said they would have to lay off 100 people, but they also said they were still assessing their employment needs for 19-97.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


G-E Spokesman Mike Allee says the company has no announcement at this time.
However, he did confirm that there have been some discussions with the union about the production workload...
And with the current workload situation, the possibility of layoffs exists.
He said G-E is assessing the situation, and did not know how long that assessment will take.
Union officials were not available for comment yesterday.

7Dublin-fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=afr
TAPE#96-
GRAPHIC=fire


No one was injured-- but Dublin fire fighters had to battle bitter cold at at a house fire last night.
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SOT :19
IN Q=WE

((WE ARRIVED IT WAS FULLY ARRIVED ON THE SCENE OF 220 BANKS AVENUE, THE FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO KNOCK IT DOWN PRETTY QUICK, BUT IT DID EXTENSIVE DAMAGE INSIDE. ))
SUPER=01-Robbie Cecil/Dublin Fire Chief;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=EXTENSIVE DAMAGE
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Fire crews arrived at the scene shortly before 11.
All of the residents were able to escape the single family house without injury.
There's no word on a cause of the fire-- investigators will be on the scene this morning.
(----------------)



7Cold-Wx


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-97
GRAPHIC=Winter Wx


Temperatures fell into the teens overnight thanks to a blast of artic air.
That's expected to put stress on area homeless shelters.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


During the most recent snow storm most of these beds at the rescue mission were taken.
The mission says the shelter usually fills up on cold winter nights.
But Joy Sylvester-Johnson says it's the cold and flu season that puts the most stress on the mission.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:13:30
IN Q=FOR PEOPLE

((JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON/RESCUE MISSION: FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT JUST CHRONICALLY HOMELESS, BUT ARE HERE JUST TEMPORARILY BECAUSE SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED TO MAKE THEM LOSE THEIR HOMES USUALLY WE HAVE THOSE PEOPLE OUT THERE LOOKING FOR HOUSING BY DAY ONE OR TWO, BUT IF THEY COME IN SICK IT MAY BE DAY THREE OR FOUR.))
SUPER=01-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Rescue Mission;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=THREE OR FOUR
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7WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#NONE


The cold weather is still affecting school schedules this morning.
We will be running the full list on the bottom of the screen throughout the morning.
Turning now to the forecast---
SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Mostly Sunny/Winds NW-15/29-32/Clear/and Cold/10-15;



SUPER=#555; RESET

the cold weather is staying with us-- at least for another day or two.
Expect highs today around 30 along with windy conditions.
Tonight-- more frigid temperatures. Lows will be from the low teens, to the single digits in some areas. cutopen
SUPER=@Melanie1;


55Tech-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-105
GRAPHIC=fatal ax


A Virginia Tech computer engineering student was killed on campus over the weekend by a suspected drunk driver.
Police say 20- year- old Daniel Kelly of Maryland was walking down Southgate Drive on Tech's campus with his girlfriend Saturday night when he was hit by a car.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday Night;


Apparently Kelly's car had run out of gas near the intersection of Southgate and U-S 4-60.
Police say the two were walking with their backs to traffic when 47- year- old Evelyn N. Williams struck them.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:17:31
IN Q=THE WOMAN

((LARRY HINCKER/VA TECH UNIVERSITY RELATIONS: THE WOMAN, EVELYN WILLIAMS OF BLACKSBURG, IS BEING CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE MONTGOMERY REGIONAL JAIL.))
SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Va. Tech University Relations;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=MONTGOMERY REGIONAL JAIL
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Kelly had just returned to campus for the spring semester.
Classes begin today.
His advisor says he was an excellent student.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:17:53
IN Q=WE'VE GOT A

((WE'VE GOT A RATHER EXTENSIVE ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ALL OF THE STUDENTS. IN THIS PARTICULAR CASE THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT THE STUDENTS HAD BEEN DRINKING. IN THIS CASE IT WAS A TOWN RESIDENT USING A UNIVERSITY ROADWAY TO TRAVEL ACROSS TOWN.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=TRAVEL ACROSS TOWN
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Kelly was pronounced dead at Montgomery Regional Hospital shortly after the accident.
His girlfriend was not seriously injured.
Her name is not being released.
Funeral services for Kelly will be held in Maryland.
The Newman Catholic Ministry is planning a memorial service on campus sometime this week.
(----------------)


55g-e


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-100; 96-94(GE)
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Employees say layoffs are in the future for Salem's G-E plant.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape;


This comes in the middle of a two week shutdown forced by a low production workload.
Without the shutdown, G-E officials said they would have to lay off 100 people, but they also said they were still assessing their employment needs for 19-97.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


G-E Spokesman Mike Allee says the company has no announcement at this time.
However, he did confirm that there have been some discussions with the union about the production workload...
And with the current workload situation, the possibility of layoffs exists.
Union officials were not available for comment yesterday.

55WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#NONE


The cold weather is still affecting school schedules this morning.
We will be running the full list on the bottom of the screen throughout the morning.
Turning now to the forecast---
SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Mostly Sunny/Winds NW-15/29-32/Clear/and Cold/10-15;



SUPER=#555; RESET


Expect highs today around 30 along with windy conditions.
Tonight-- more frigid temperatures. Lows will be in the low teens. cutopen
SUPER=@Melanie1;


8Tech-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-105
GRAPHIC=fatal ax


A Blacksburg woman is charged with driving under the influence following an accident that took the life of a Virginia Tech Student.
Police say 20- year- old Daniel Kelly was walking down Southgate Drive on Tech's campus with his girlfriend Saturday night when he was hit by a car driven by Evelyn N. Williams.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday Night;


Apparently Kelly's car had run out of gas near the intersection of Southgate and U-S 4-60.
Police say the couple was walking with their backs to traffic when 47- year Williams struck them.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:17:31
IN Q=THE WOMAN

((LARRY HINCKER/VA TECH UNIVERSITY RELATIONS: THE WOMAN, EVELYN WILLIAMS OF BLACKSBURG, IS BEING CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE MONTGOMERY REGIONAL JAIL.))
SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Va. Tech University Relations;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=MONTGOMERY REGIONAL JAIL
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Kelly, a computer engineer major, had just returned to campus for the spring semester.
Classes begin today.
His advisor says he was an excellent student.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:17:53
IN Q=WE'VE GOT A

((WE'VE GOT A RATHER EXTENSIVE ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ALL OF THE STUDENTS. IN THIS PARTICULAR CASE THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT THE STUDENTS HAD BEEN DRINKING. IN THIS CASE IT WAS A TOWN RESIDENT USING A UNIVERSITY ROADWAY TO TRAVEL ACROSS TOWN.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=TRAVEL ACROSS TOWN
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Kelly was pronounced dead at Montgomery Regional Hospital shortly after the accident.
His girlfriend was not seriously injured.
Her name is not being released.
Funeral services for Kelly will be held in home state of Maryland.
The Newman Catholic Ministry is planning a memorial service on campus sometime this week.
(----------------)


8g-e


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-100; 96-94(GE)
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Layoffs are in the future for Salem's G-E plant, that's the word from employees.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape;


This comes in the middle of a two week shutdown forced by a low production workload.
Without the shutdown, G-E officials said they would have to lay off 100 people, but they also said they were still assessing their employment needs for 19-97.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


G-E Spokesman Mike Allee says the company has no announcement at this time.
However, he did confirm that there have been some discussions with the union about the production workload...
And with the current workload situation, the possibility of layoffs exists.
He said G-E is assessing the situation, and did not know how long that assessment will take.
Union officials were not available for comment yesterday.

8Dublin-fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=afr
TAPE#96-102
GRAPHIC=fire


A late night fire has destroyed a Dublin home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT :19
IN Q=WE

((WE ARRIVED IT WAS FULLY ARRIVED ON THE SCENE OF 220 BANKS AVENUE, THE FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO KNOCK IT DOWN PRETTY QUICK, BUT IT DID EXTENSIVE DAMAGE INSIDE. ))
SUPER=01-Robbie Cecil/Dublin Fire Chief;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=EXTENSIVE DAMAGE
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Fire crews arrived at the scene shortly before 11 o'clock.
All of the residents were escaped without injury.
There's no word on a cause of the fire-- investigators will be on the scene this morning.
(----------------)



8Cold-Wx


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-97
GRAPHIC=Winter Wx


An arctic blast has dropped the temperatures in Southwest Virginia.
And temperatures in the teens put stress on area homeless shelters.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


During the most recent snow storm most of these beds at the rescue mission were taken.
And the mission expects the transient shelter to fill up on winter nights.
Joy Sylvester-Johnson says it's the cold and flu season that stresses the mission most.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:13:30
IN Q=FOR PEOPLE

((JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON/RESCUE MISSION: FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT JUST CHRONICALLY HOMELESS, BUT ARE HERE JUST TEMPORARILY BECAUSE SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED TO MAKE THEM LOSE THEIR HOMES USUALLY WE HAVE THOSE PEOPLE OUT THERE LOOKING FOR HOUSING BY DAY ONE OR TWO, BUT IF THEY COME IN SICK IT MAY BE DAY THREE OR FOUR.))
SUPER=01-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Rescue Mission;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=THREE OR FOUR
(----------------)




8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=SCHOOL INFORMATION


The cold weather is still affecting school schedules this morning.
We will be running the full list on the bottom of the screen until 9 this morning.
Turning now to the forecast---
SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Mostly Sunny/Winds NW-15/29-32/Clear/and Cold/10-15;



SUPER=#555; RESET

the cold weather is staying with us-- at least for another day or two.
Expect highs today around 30 along with windy conditions. single digits in some areas. Tonight-- more frigid temperatures. Lows will be from the low teens, to the