06:00-01

1-SWatch

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


We still have a few school closings and delays this morning.
Here's a look at the list.. take SchoolWatch

INAUGURATION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=inauguration


After dancing the night away, President Clinton gets down to political business today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Last Night;


President and Mrs. Clinton returned home to the White House shortly before two this morning after racing through 15 inaugural balls.
They spent less than ten minutes at each ball, thanking supporters and dancing a few bars.
Bill Clinton is the first Democrat to take a second Presidential oath of office since Franklin Roosevelt.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

(( CLINTON: MANY PEOPLE ASK ME WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE INAUGURATED THE SECOND TIME.. IT'S BETTER THE SECOND TIME AROUND.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=time around.
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VO-NAT


Today he gets down to the business of his second term by meeting with economic advisers about the budget.
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Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=shooting


A Henry County deputy shot and wounded a man last night after he allegedly threatened the officer with a tire tool.
The man's name and condition have not been released pending notification of family.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Night;


It happened shortly after ten o'clock behind Clarence's Steak House on Route 220- in Ridgeway.
The incident apparently began when officers attempted to question the man regarding damage to a nearby apartment.
Witnesses say the man pulled into the parking lot, jumped out and ran behind the restaurant.
Sheriff's officials say when he failed to surrender Sergeant Robert Wade sprayed him with pepper mace.
Sheriff Frank Cassell says the spray apparently did not faze the man and he continued to move toward his officers.
(/////SOT/////)

14:32:48
SOT
IN Q=They told

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF:THEY TOLD HIM TO DROP THE TIRE IRON AND STARTED BACKING UP, HE KEPT ADVANCING IN A THREATENING MANNER, ONE OF THE OFFICERS, THEY HAD THEIR GUNS OUT, ONE OF THE OFFICERS SHOT HIM. ))
SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=shot him.
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VO-NAT


The exact number of shots fired has not been determined.
Corporal Engstrom has been placed on administrative leave with pay while state police conduct an investigation.
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Layoffs
ANCHOR=melanie

NEWSCAST-mornin
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=G-E


General Electric management gave the bad news to Salem workers yesterday.
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VO-NAT


187 positions are being put on hold.
167 employees received layoff notices, and 20 people volunteered to be laid off until March.
SUPER=03-Salem;


The cutback was anticipated, as the production side of the plant had been closed for the past two weeks.
Without the shutdown, management says layoff totals would have been closer to 300.
An employee who began working at the plant eight months ago worries about his former co-workers' jobs.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape one 15:22:36
IN Q=If they

((LES BROWN/LAID OFF GE EMPLOYEE: IF THEY DON'T GET THE WORKLOAD UP, THEY'LL HAVE TO LAY SOME MORE OFF, BECAUSE THEY DON'T HAVE ENOUGH WORK TO KEEP THE PEOPLE WORKING.))
SUPER=01-Les Brown/Laid Off GE Employee;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=to keep the people working.
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VO-NAT


G-E's employee union says many of those laid off may be called back as soon as June.
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Haskins


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=Haskins


Four days after he died unexpectedly, Lynchburg city councilman Junius Haskins will be laid to rest today in his hometown.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape


Haskins died of an apparent heart attack while on a trip to Washington D-C last week.
He and other city officials were there looking for funding to renovate the city's dilapidated train station, one of Haskins' pet projects.
A memorial service is set for this afternoon at Diamond Hill Baptist Church.
City flags are flying at half-staff in Haskins' honor.
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SIMPSON


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=simpson


Closing arguments get underway today in the civil trial of O-J Simpson.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA/Last Week;

4:25:23- newswrap
Attorneys for the plaintiffs are expected to go through hundreds of pieces of evidence while Simpson's lawyer is expected to use the police-can-NOT -be-trusted defense.
The case could go to the jury later this week.
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Earthquake


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=earthquake


At least seven people are dead and ten seriously injured following two powerful earthquakes in China.
The quakes were only about a minute apart.
They rocked China's northwestern province of Xinjiang (SHIHN'-jahng), causing houses to collapse and apartment buildings to crack.

2-SWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


Some students are getting to sleep in again today.
Here's a look at the list of today's delayed or closed school. take SchoolWatch

P-GE-layoffs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=GE


Some G-E workers are looking for employment today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Unfortunately it's official--layoffs are on the way at the General Electric plant in Salem.
As NEWS-7 first reported last week, the company is trimming its workforce.
G-E told its employees yesterday that it will lay off 167 hourly production workers.
20 others volunteered to take temporary layoffs through March.
These employees average around 12- to- 15- dollars- an- hour.
The layoffs begin next Monday.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:37:32 TAPE TWO
IN Q=We just

((RONNIE CARTER/IUE LOCAL 162 VICE PRESIDENT: WE JUST HOPE THAT OUR PEOPLE COME BACK. ALL OF THEM COME BACK BY THE THIRD QUARTER.))
SUPER=01-Ronnie Carter/IUE Local 162 Vice President;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=by the third quarter.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Among those affected, 58- year- old Les Brown, who just started working at the plant eight months ago.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:17:42 tape one
IN Q=We'd heard

((LES BROWN/LAID OFF GE EMPLOYEE: ))
SUPER=01-Les Brown/Laid Off GE Employee;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=workload or something.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=GE


The company says the layoffs are due to a low demand for the drive systems, controls and automation products it makes.

Students


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-102
GRAPHIC=inauguration


Some students at Clifton Forge Middle School will be watching President Clinton's second term closely.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


The students elected the Clinton-Gore ticket in a mock vote last November.
Some will be old enough to vote in the next real presidential election.
As they watched the inaugural ceremony yesterday, we asked them what they hope the President will accomplish in the next four years.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:10:08
IN Q=to improve our

((RACHEL GOINGS/7TH GRADE; TO IMPROVE OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM, OUR GRADES AND OUR SCHOOL BUILDINGS. 13:11:08 LEE WILLIAMS, 8TH GRADE; I'D LIKE TO SEE HIM IMPROVE SCHOOLS AND THINGS OF THAT SORT, ANYTHING TO DO WITH EDUCATION.))
SUPER=01-Rachel Goings/7th Grade; quick!
SUPER=01-Lee Williams/8th Grade; :06
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=do with education
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VO-NAT


The students said watching events like this helps them understand how the country is run, and what it takes to become President.
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Barnie-Day


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
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 yesterday...
Newly-elected 10th District Delegate Barnie Day took HIS oath at the State Capitol.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I, Barnie Day

((I, BARNIE DAY, DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR... THAT I WILL UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES))
SUPER=01-Del. Barnie Day/(D) Patrick Co.;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=United States.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond


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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NAACP-Baptists


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=None


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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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The two groups met yesterday at the Sweet Union Baptist Church.
They say it's critical for young people to receive positive messages about education and family values.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:33:29
IN Q=We realize

((REV. CARL TINSLEY: WE REALIZE A LOT OF OUR CHILDREN COME FROM BROKEN FAMILIES, ONE- PARENT FAMILIES. SOME HAVE NO PARENTAL GUIDANCE WHATSOEVER. SO THEY'RE JUST OUT THERE TRYING TO SURVIVE THE ONLY WAY THEY KNOW HOW. SO WE NEED TO REACH THEM. ))
SUPER=07-Rev. Carl Tinsley;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=reach them
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


The N- Double- A- C- P hosted its annual service to remember Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior... last night at the High Street Baptist Church.

3-SWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


The winter weather is making for a long weekend in some areas.
Here's a look at the list of today's delayed or closed school. take SchoolWatch

CLINTON


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=inauguration


The evening gowns and tuxedos have been put away as Washington declares yet another inauguration history.
President Clinton gets down to political business today on the top priority of his second term, balancing the budget.
Liz Mullen has inaugural highlights.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00
SUPER=02-Rep. Newt Gingrich/(R) House Speaker; 1:12
SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/Reporting; 1:22
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=CBS News, Capitol Hill.

(( FIFTEEN INAUGURAL BALLS CAPPED AN EXHAUSTING BUT EXHILARATING DAY. THE
FIRST FAMILY CLEARLY REVELED IN THE STAR-STUDDED CELEBRATIONS.

NATS: MUSIC, CLINTONS DANCING
SOT: PRESIDENT CLINTON


"Many people ask me what it's like to be inaugurated the second time..
it's better the second time around.

TRACK:
THE BALLS FOLLOWED A PRESIDENTIAL WALK-ABOUT.. THE INAUGURAL PARADE..
AND, OF COURSE, THE SWEARING IN CEREMONY. THE THEME OF THIS LAST
INAUGURATION OF THE CENTURY: UNITY.. AND RENEWAL:

SOT: PRESIDENT CLINTON 12:10:35


"When last we gathered, our march to this new future seemed less
certain than today. We vowed then to set a clear course, to renew our
nation."

TRACK:
MANY SAY THAT "RENEWAL" HAS ALREADY BEGUN. AMID PARTISAN SQUABBLING ON
THE HILL.. INAUGURATION DAY SEEMED THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO MEND
FENCES. AT A CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON, HOUSE SPEAKER NEWT GINGRICH
PRESENTED THE PRESIDENT AND THE VICE-PRESIDENT WITH FLAGS FLOWN IN
THEIR HONOR.. OVER THE CAPITOL DOME.

SOT: VOICE OF SPEAKER NEWT GINGRICH


&1/8paraphrase&3/8 "We have our differences, but today you're among friends
and we wish you the best in this new administration."

STAND-UP CLOSE:
THE PRESIDENT IS WASTING NO TIME GETTING BACK TO BUSINESS. HE'S
SCHEDULED TO MEET WITH THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON THIS FIRST
DAY OF HIS SECOND TERM. AFTER FIFTEEN BALLS STRETCHING INTO THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS.. IT LOOKS LIKE IT'LL BE ANOTHER LONG DAY FOR PRESIDENT CLINTON.
LIZ MULLEN, CBS NEWS, CAPITOL HILL.))


GINGRICH


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=gingrich


The House of Representatives votes today on the punishment for Speaker Newt Gingrich's admitted ethics violations.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Meanwhile, some G-O-P members are cautioning Gingrich to pay a three-hundred-thousand dollar ethics fine, not from campaign contributions, but out of his own pocket.
Republicans say paying the fine with campaign cash could spark more controversy.
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ALBRIGHT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Wipe wipe Wipe
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has unanimously confirmed Madeleine Albright to be the nation's first female secretary of state.
Her appointment now goes to the full Senate which will vote on her confirmation tomorrow.
If confirmed as expected, Albright would be the highest-ranking woman ever in the federal government.
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COSBY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation;


A Los Angeles T-V station is reporting a break in the Ennis Cosby murder case.
K-C-B-S reports that police have spotted the blue hatchback that is believed to belong to a mystery witness.
That male witness was at the scene about 15 minutes before the murder.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Meantime, in New York a woman has been arrested for attempting to extort 40-MILLION dollars from Bill Cosby, claiming she was his daughter.
Cosby denies the claim.
(----------------)




Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#net (edit of 97-4)
GRAPHIC=shooting


A man was reportedly shot and wounded by a Henry County deputy last night when he allegedly threatened the officer with a tire tool.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Night;


The incident in Ridgeway apparently began when officers attempted to question the man.
Sheriff's officials say he failed to surrender and pepper mace apparently did not faze him as he continued to move toward the officers.
Corporal Engstrom has been placed on administrative leave with pay while state police conduct an investigation.
The name and condition of the victim have not been released.
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P-Legionnaires


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=legionnaire's


Health officials determined it was a hot tub at a Lowe's store in Christiansburg that caused an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in the New River Valley last fall.
But a national expert on the subject says he's not convinced.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Last night, Doctor Victor Yu from the V-A Medical Center in Pittsburgh shared his theories with area physicians.
Yu says Legionella bacteria does not simply disappear after a suspicious source is disinfected.
He encouraged doctors to search for further causes.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:50:01
IN Q=How did it

((DR.VICTOR YU/LEGIONELLA EXPERT: HOW DID IT GET INTO THE HOT TUB? THAT WATER COMES FROM SOME PLACE, AND THAT'S SOMETHING THAT'S EVEN MORE, FROM A LAYPERSON'S POINT OF VIEW, MORE SOBERING. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Victor Yu/Legionella Expert;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=more sobering
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Meanwhile, local health officials say they're confident they tracked the right source of the Legionnaires outbreak.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:17:19
IN Q=Theories like this

((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DIST. DIR.: THEORIES LIKE THIS AND CONTROVERSIES LIKE THIS ARE CERTAINLY INTELLECTUALLY STIMULATING AND MAKE US THINK ABOUT OUR THEORIES AND THE WAY WE DO INVESTIGATIONS, BUT IT CERTAINLY DOESN'T PUT ANY FLAWS IN THIS INVESTIGATION. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health Dist. Director;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=flaws in this investigation
TALENT=Melanie
SS=HOLD


There were 16 cases in the New River Valley outbreak, two people died.

Schizophrenia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=schizophrenia


Schizophrenia and chain smoking: There could be a link.
Researchers say the nicotine in cigarettes appears to override briefly a brain defect characteristic of schizophrenia-- essentially providing victims with a few minutes of calm.
(toss to bump)


4-SWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


A few schools are still closed or delayed this morning.
Here's a look at the list.. take SchoolWatch

53RD-INAUGURATION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=inauguration


The inaugural celebration ended early this morning in the nation's capital.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


President Clinton kept his promise-- and made stops at all 15 balls to thank his supporters.
President Clinton says his second term will launch a new government for a new century.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=build better lives.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Bill Clinton is the first Democrat to take a second Presidential oath of office since Franklin Roosevelt.
Today he gets down to the business of his second term by meeting with economic advisers about the budget.
(----------------)



2-Students


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-102
GRAPHIC=inauguration


The inauguration was being closely watched in our area too.
Some students at Clifton Forge Middle School kept a close eye on the proceedings.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


The students elected the Clinton-Gore ticket in a mock vote last November.
Some will be old enough to vote in the next real presidential election.
As they watched the inaugural ceremony yesterday, we asked them what they hope the President will accomplish in the next four years.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:10:08
IN Q=to improve our

((RACHEL GOINGS/7TH GRADE; TO IMPROVE OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM, OUR GRADES AND OUR SCHOOL BUILDINGS. 13:11:08 LEE WILLIAMS, 8TH GRADE; I'D LIKE TO SEE HIM IMPROVE SCHOOLS AND THINGS OF THAT SORT, ANYTHING TO DO WITH EDUCATION.))
SUPER=01-Rachel Goings/7th Grade; quick!
SUPER=01-Lee Williams/8th Grade; :06
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=do with education
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The students said watching events like this helps them understand how the country is run, and what it takes to become President.
(----------------)



2-Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=shooting


A Henry County deputy shot and wounded a man last night after he allegedly threatened the officer with a tire tool.
The man's name and condition have not been released pending notification of family.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Night;


It happened shortly after ten o'clock behind Clarence's Steak House on Route 220- in Ridgeway.
The incident apparently began when officers attempted to question the man regarding damage to a nearby apartment.
Witnesses say the man pulled into the parking lot, jumped out and ran behind the restaurant.
Sheriff's officials say when he failed to surrender Sergeant Robert Wade sprayed him with pepper mace.
Sheriff Frank Cassell says the spray apparently did not faze the man and he continued to move toward his officers.
(/////SOT/////)

14:32:48
SOT
IN Q=They told

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF:THEY TOLD HIM TO DROP THE TIRE IRON AND STARTED BACKING UP, HE KEPT ADVANCING IN A THREATENING MANNER, ONE OF THE OFFICERS, THEY HAD THEIR GUNS OUT, ONE OF THE OFFICERS SHOT HIM. ))
SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=shot him.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The exact number of shots fired has not been determined.
Corporal Engstrom has been placed on administrative leave with pay while state police conduct an investigation.
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GE-Layoffs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-99
GRAPHIC=G-E


It could have been worse.
That's according to General Electric management and union leaders at the Salem plant.
They say without a production shutdown the past two weeks, another 100 layoffs would have been announced.
That's on top of the 187 positions that were at least temporarily put on hold yesterday.
Len Besthoff has more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Les Brown
SUPER=01-Les Brown/Laid Off GE Employee; :06
SUPER=03-Salem; :31
SUPER=01-Ronnie Carter/IUE Local 162 Vice President; :55
SUPER=@Len2; 1:03
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=LB, News-7.

(( Les Brown just started working at the G-E plant in Salem eight months ago.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:19:45 tape one
IN Q=I was putting small

((LES BROWN/LAID OFF GE EMPLOYEE: I WAS PUTTING SMALL PART TOGETHER THAT WOULD GO INTO A LARGER UNIT FOR THE DRIVE SYSTEMS THAT THEY PRODUCE.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=they produce.


But starting next week, he's out of a job.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:17:57 tape one
IN Q=I'm gonna

((BROWN: I'M GONNA BE WORKING TWO JOBS BECAUSE IT'S JUST NOT ENOUGH OFF OF UNEMPLOYMENT TO MAKE ENDS MEET.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=ends meet.


Altogether, 167 employees including Brown received layoff notices; 20 others volunteered to be laid off, for a total of 187 people.
The cutback was anticipated, the production side of the plant had been closed for the two weeks prior.
G-E says, "...we have to maintain prices that are competitive with many world class, low cost producers. We simply can't do that with significantly more people than are needed to manufacture the orders we have in the factory."
The employees union notes many of those laid off may be back as soon as late June.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT TAPE TWO 16:37:02
IN Q=I just

((RONNIE CARTER/IUE LOCAL 162 VICE PRESIDENT: I JUST DON'T THINK THEY HAVE THE ORDERS RIGHT NOW, AND HOPEFULLY THEY SAID, THE THIRD AND FOURTH QUARTER WOULD BE LOADED DOWN. AND SO WE HOPE THEY'RE TELLING THE TRUTH.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=telling the truth.


Les Brown says G-E remains a good employer, but questions if it could have done a better job managing the workload.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:18:24 tape one
IN Q=They say

((BROWN: THEY SAY THAT THEY DON'T HAVE ANY WORK FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR. BUT THE LAST SIX MONTHS, THEY SAY THEY HAVE WORK COMING OUT THEIR EARS, I THINK THEY COULD HAVE RESCHEDULED SOME OF IT SOMEHOW AND STRETCHED IT OUT ACROSS THE YEAR WITHOUT LAYING PEOPLE OFF.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=laying people off.


Brown says in spite of pay well over 10- dollars- an- hour, some of those laid off are going to think twice about returning.
Len Besthoff, News-7. ))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=news 7 sports/college hoops


In college hoops,
Jason Bell scored 14 points as V-M-I held off a late surge by East Tennessee State.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-/LaSalle/46/j/Virginia Tech/57////V.C.U./61/j/William & Mary/69///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Richmond/53/j/UNC-Wilmington/56//M.Byington - 21

Points/j/V.M.I./57//ETSU/51///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/UNC-Greensboro/52//Liberty/46////Coastal

Carolina/48/j/Liberty/70//Women's Hoops/;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Washington/79/j/New

York/95///j/Milwaukee/114//Philadelphia/104//Iverson - 31 Points/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Charlotte/97/j/Atlanta/106////San Antonio/83/j/Minnesota/96///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-/Dallas/99/j/L.A. Lakers/109////New Jersey/123/j/Denver/132///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Phoenix/89//Detroit/86///j/Utah/94//Cleveland/74///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Seattle/112//Vancouver/96///;
RUNS=:56
OUT Q=....last score."
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7-Live-Toss SUPER=16-1-800-GIVE-LIFE/Donor Information;