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Virginia shines in the glow of a re-inaugurated President.
Coming up on NEWS-7 at SIX: Our own Ellen Qualls has the story of Virginians in Washington for Clinton's Second Inaugural.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And the story of layoffs at G-E- -the day workers go back on the job following a plant-wide shutdown. Sports-head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Roanoke College is ready to meet Randolph-Macon is a key ODAC battle tonight in Salem.
ODAC member Emory & Henry loses five its players.
The NHL
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and NBA got the night started a little early today as we'll check in on the Knicks and Bullets plus the Bucks and Sixers.
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Warm temperatures today-- We'll get an overnight shot of chilly air, but the mild weather is back for tomorrow.

Clinton-Speech


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-98
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President William Jefferson Clinton entered his second term of office today.
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In his 20 minute inaugural speech, Mr. Clinton called it a day of hope and renewal.
He asked Americans to look toward the challenges of the next century.
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON;IT IS OUR GREAT GOOD FORTUNE, THAT TIME AND CHANCE HAVE PUT US, NOT ONLY AT THE EDGE OF A NEW CENTURY, AND A NEW MILLENIUM, BUT ON THE EDGE OF A BRIGHT NEW PROSPECT IN HUMAN AFFAIRS. A MOMENT THAT WILL DEFINE OUR COURSE AND OUR CHARACTER FOR DECADES TO COME.))
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During the swearing-in ceremony, the president took the oath of office with a Bible open to the Book of Isaiah.
His hand rested on chapter 58, verse 12, which reads..."thou shalt be called the repairer of the breach".
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Inauguration


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-101
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Southwest and central Virginia were well represented in the inauguration festivities. Ellen Qualls reports from Washington.
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GE-Layoffs


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-99
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Add the Salem G-E plant to a growing list of area companies that are cutting back.
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This is the first cutback of hourly employees there since 1988.
Len Besthoff is in the newsroom with more.
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Keith production workers anticipated this layoff.
They had been off for two weeks because of low demand for the drives, controls, and automation systems G-E makes.
But that didn't make this any easier for folks like Les Brown, who thought he was finally on board after applying for work at G-E since the seventies.
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When 58- year old Les Brown arrived at work, he was given notice he's getting laid off, starting next week, due to a lack of work.
In all, 167 employees at the Salem G-E plant got layoff notices, 20 others took voluntary layoffs for a total of 187 people.
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G-E says while the long range picture in Salem remains positive, we are currently experiencing a severe orders imbalance. As a result, we simply do not have the work needed to keep the Salem production operation fully employed at this time.
The employees union says though, that many of those laid off could be back on the job before the end of the year.
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It's worth noting that Les Brown still says G-E is a good employer.
He just wishes the work was more steady.
Production employees tell me that most of them make around 12- to- 15- dollars- an- hour.

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(Keith question: Now is it true this layoff could have been a lot worse?)


Schools


ANCHOR=Keith
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A few schools are delaying the start of classes tomorrow because of the weather. Here's the list-- Take Schoolwatch Full
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Still to come on News 7 at Six-- remembering the legacy of Martin Luther King.
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and more on the inauguration---through the eyes of the next generation of

voters.
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((RACHEL GOINGS/7TH GRADE; I FELT PROUD OF MY COUNTRY AND I WAS GLAD TO SEE THAT HE WAS ELECTED AGAIN.))
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A moment in history is today's classroom lesson. We'll have that story.
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NAACP-Baptists


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
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TAPE#96-109
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Members of the N- Double- A- C- P in Roanoke say their organization needs to be more active in the community.
And leaders from local African American churches are more than willing to help.
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The two groups met this morning at the Sweet Union Baptist Church.
They say it's critical for young people to receive positive messages about education and family values.
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The N- Double- A- C- P will host its annual service to remember Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior... tonight at the High Street Baptist Church.

King-Day


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=None
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One civil rights group held ITS Martin Luther King holiday observance this afternoon.
The local chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference sponsored a march from the Poff Federal Building to St. Paul's Baptist Church.
King founded the organization in 1957... but the Roanoke branch has been in existance for only about a year.
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((PERNELLER CHUBB-WILSON/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: THIS IS FULFILLING HIS DREAM OF WHAT HE WANTED AND I'M VERY PROUD OF EACH AND EVERY PERSON THAT PARTICIPATED TODAY IN THIS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF OUR GREAT LEADER. ))
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The celebration continued inside the church with speeches and musical performances.
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Lynchburg College held its own King ceremony.
About 50 students and faculty members walked to the campus Bell Tower... symbolizing the long journey of civil rights pioneers-- working toward the goal of equality.
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Today's state holiday is officially known as Lee- Jackson- King Day... also honoring confederate heroes Robert E- Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

Haskins


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=Junius Haskins


Funeral services for Lynchburg city councilman Junius Haskins are scheduled to take place tomorrow afternoon.
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Haskins died of an apparent heart attack while on a city- sponsored trip to Washington D.C. last week.
The 54- year- old civil rights advocate and community leader will lie in state during services tomorrow afternoon at Diamond Hill Baptist Church.
A burial service will take place immediately after at Fort Hill Memorial Park.
Haskins was first elected to city council in 1992, representing Lynchburg's inner- city Ward Two.
Flags at public buildings are being flown at half-staff today and tomorrow in his honor.
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Barnie-Day


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=abo
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=Barnie Day


President Clinton and Vice-President Al Gore were not the only public office-holders to be sworn in today...
Newly-elected 10th District Delegate Barnie Day took HIS oath at the State Capitol.
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Day won a special election last week to fill the office vacated by Roscoe Reynolds, who left for the State Senate.
Day's victory over Republican Phil Plaster helped Democrats hold onto their 53 seats in the House of Delegates.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
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On Wall Street the Dow was UP 11 points for a record close of 68 hundred 44.
NASDAQ gained 15 points, also for a record finish.
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Students


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-102
GRAPHIC=Inauguration


Inaugural excitement spread across the country today... all the way to a group of students in Clifton Forge. Eric Earnhart tells us these young people prove you don't have to be old enough to vote to get excited about democracy.
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(( It's becoming a tradition at Clifton Middle School... celebrating the inauguration of the nation's President.
4 years ago, student's here watched Bill Clinton take his first presidential oath of office.
Today a new generation watched him begin a second term.

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((ADAM LOAN/8TH GRADE; IT FELT GOOD KNOWING THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE LIKED HIM AND ALL, IT WAS PRETTY COOL;))
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((RACHEL GOINGS/7TH GRADE; I FELT PROUD OF MY COUNTRY AND I WAS GLAD TO SEE THAT HE WAS ELECTED AGAIN.))
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Events like this help the students understand what it's like to participate in the political process.
They held a mock election last november and the Clinton-Gore ticket won.

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And they'll be watching closely... in less than 4 years, some of these students will be old enough to vote for President Clinton's replacement.
In Clifton Forge, Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight in sports, five Emory & henry basketball players quit the team.
Roanoke College gets ready to rock the Bast Center tonight against Randy-Mac.
The NBA was in the spotlight this afternoon,
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along with the NHL. Highlights from wins by the Caps and the Blues coming up tonight in sports.
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S-ODAC


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
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The Emory and Henry wasps mens basketball team is feeling the sting of losing four players.
According to Emory and Henry sources, Jason Light, Garrett Noegel, Cory Hicks, William Fickes and Casey Johnson quit the team after this past Thursday's loss to Maryville. Light, a former Floyd County star WAS leading the conference in scoring and was second in rebounding.
Ironically, Light scored his 1 thousandth career point in that loss.

S-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB96-3
GRAPHIC=ODAC


Randolph Macon in is Salem tonight for a key conference contest at the Bast center. Steve Mason has a preview.
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The Maroons are simply tearing through their ODAC schedule. Bridgewater was the latest victim, falling to Roanoke 83-70 last Wednesday,
Even without Greg Tutt, the Eagles top player, who is using this season as a red shirt year, Bridgewater was a the preseason top team to challenge the Maroons. ((STEVE:)) ((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH:))
Some other keys? The ODAC's leading assists man, Nathan Hungate, must continue to get the ball to the red hot Kevin Sigafoes and Derek Bryant. Bryant was 5 for 5 from three point land against Bridgewater. At over 17 points a game, Jason Bishop is now the conference's leading scorer. ((:))
Raonoke comes is 11 and 1 overall, 6 and OH in the ODAC, while Macon is 7 and 6, 5 and 2 in the conference. game time is 7:30 at the bast Center, in Salem, Steve Mason news 7 sports"
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S-Sixers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-4
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There were a couple of afternoon games in the NBA, in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
In Philadelphia, the 76ers continue stink up the league as they lose for the 23rd time in their last 24 games.
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Rookie Allen Iverson has taken a lot of heat lately for his wild, reckless and often selfish play. Judge that one for yourself.
Iverson would step outside and hit the three pointer and finish with a game high 31 points.
But the Big Dog, Glenn Robinson would kill the Sixers with his makes and his misses. he had 29 points, and when he
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missed the hapless Sixers tapped it in for him.
Milwaukee wins it 114-to-104.
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S-Knicks


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-4
GRAPHIC=NBA


On the other end of the Atlantic Division spectrum, the New York Knicks had little trouble running their home winning streak to 13 games as they beat back the Bullets 95-to-79.
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My man, Gheorghe Muresan led the Bullets with 13 rebounds, but Patrick Ewing took his to school on the offensive end. Look at the move that frees up Patrick for 2 of his game high 22 points.
Point guard Charlie Ward, the former Heisman trophy winner, did a nice job of feeding Ewing and his other teammates. He had five assists on the day.
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Chris Webber did his best to keep Washington close with 17 points. But the Knicks beat the Bullets for 36th time in their last 41 meetings. The final 95-to-79.
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S-Caps


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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The afternoon action was not limited to the hardwoods as the NHL hardwater was also a busy place.
The Washington Capitals continued their winning ways today with a come from behind win over the Bruins.
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Caps goalie Jim Carey gave up this goal at the 5:29 mark of the first period to give the Bruins a 1-to-nothing lead. But he then went on to stop 33 shots.
And his teammates got got, after tying the game at 1, watch Joe Juneau put Washington in front 2-to-1 with the quick wrist shot in the second period.
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Then Kelly Miller got the game winner at the 15:41 mark of the second as he beats Rob Tallas with the put back.
The Caps are now 5-1-and-2 in their last 8 games.
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S-Blues


ANCHOR=Mike
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WRITER=Mike
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The St. Louis Blues also got a victory today as they skated past the Islanders in Uniondale, New York this afternoon.
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Joe Murphy and Pierre Turgeon each scored twice for the Blues who built a 5-to-2 lead and then had to hang on before getting an empty netter to determine the final margin of victory.
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Grant Fuhr got the win in net.
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S-Falcons


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=FALCONS


The Atlanta Falcons have hired Dan Reeves as their new head coach.
The former New York Giants and Denver Broncos boss will be introduced at a newsconference tomorrow.
Reeves has 149 N-F-L victories -- tenth on the league's all-time coaching list.

S-Young


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=ROCKIES


Spring training is not that far away and this afternoon the Colorado Rockies and second baseman Eric Young reached contract terms for the upcomign season.
The National League all-star signs a one year three-point-two million dollar contract THAT triples HIS 1996 salary.
He his .324 with 113 runs and 53 steals.

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Promo


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