06:00-01

CLINTON

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


White House officials say President Clinton will not mention the controversy involving Monica Lewinsky when he delivers his state of the Union address tonight.
Jonathan Freed has the latest. ***take from NEWSPATH***
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E-Reax-Clinton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#98-5
GRAPHIC=Clinton


Tonight President Clinton will deliver his state
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VO-NAT


of the union address.
Is the Lewinsky case something the President should mention in that speech?
Yesterday a Radford University professor accredited in public relations said he doesn't think so.
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SOT-18:06:03
IN Q=WHAT HE NEEDS

((VINCENT HAZELTON/RADFORD UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR; WHAT HE NEEDS TO DO NOW AND THE WHOLE ISSUE IS HAS THIS INTERFERRED WITH HIS ABILITY TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF PRESIDENT? HE SAID THERE WAS NO CRIME TODAY. MY ADVICE TO HIM AND I SUSPECT THE ADVICE OF HIS STAFF IS TO DO HIS JOB AS PRESIDENT TOMORROW. WAIT UNTIL THERE'S REAL EVIDENCE OF A CRIME BEFORE YOU ADDRESS THE ISSUE AGAIN.))
SUPER=01-Vincent Hazelton/Radford University Professor;
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2-shot
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Clinton also attempted to reassure Democrats that he will be vindicated.

1-Schools


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#
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Today's weather is affecting some school schedules. E-GE

2-shot


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-94


And closer to home...
General Electric is cutting its work force in Salem by nearly 15-percent.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
GRAPHIC=General Electric


This comes after a three-week production shutdown -- all because the plant is having trouble finding a market for its high-tech drive systems.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Workers say they knew this was coming.
Those who have been with G-E for a while say they have watched production trail off.
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SOT 3:18:54
IN Q=GE's a good company

((JUDY SCHEDER/LAID-OFF EMPLOYEE: GE'S A GOOD COMPANY TO WORK FOR. BUT WITH GE'S HISTORY OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS, YOU NEED TO STAY PREPARED. ))
SUPER=01-Judy Scheder/Laid-off Worker;
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VO-NAT


Last year, G-E laid off 450-people.
Most were either re-hired or found other jobs.
Yesterday, G-E laid off 170-hourly workers...
And 75-salaried positions, such as engineers.
In a prepared statement, the company said, "We simply don't have sufficient workload at this time to maintain current employment levels in our factory."
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SOT 3:22:22
IN Q=I'm about as

((REGINALD BERRY/LAID-OFF WORKER: I'M ABOUT AS UPSET AS ANYBODY ELSE. I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE GOT FAMILIES. THEY GOT KIDS IN SCHOOL, SMALL CHILDREN ... BUYING HOMES ... PEOPLE HERE WITH INFANT BABIES, AND THEY HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF THEM. AND IT'S HARD TO DO THAT IF YOU'RE NOT SURE WHERE YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING OR IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING OR HOW LONG YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING. ))
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VO-NAT


Workers told News-7 a lot of work has been outsourced to other countries.
G-E said most of the employees laid off yesterday should be re-hired by this summer...assuming production picks up again.
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E-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#97-92
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


A 12-hour work shift is garnering the support of a majority of union members at the Danville Goodyear plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


More than 900-members of Local 8-31 cast their votes last night. More than three-fourths of the workers voted for the longer shifts, which would give them two Sundays off per month.
Earlier yesterday, they decided to narrow three proposals down to two.
They'll vote again tomorrow to make their final decision.
Goodyear has not decided when it will move to the new 7-day work schedule.
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E-WV-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#597-56
GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation


An accident sparked a fatal fire in a Greenbrier County grocery store.
That's the determination of fire investigators.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairlea/Last Thursday;


Crawford's Galaxy Food Center in Fairlea was destroyed by the blaze.
Investigators say an electrical problem in the coolers in the back of the store started the fire.
Volunteer firefighter Greg Carter died after entering the building to search for victims.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M98-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Jean Vandergrift/Va. Cooperative Extension



(I'll Call for boards)
ESS#8703
ESS#8704


E-Car-Tax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-96
GRAPHIC=Gilmore


It's looking good for the passage of Governor Jim Gilmore's popular car tax cut.
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VO-NAT


But the details of how the money is collected are fueling an angry battle.
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SOT rox 12:11:47
IN Q=This bill

((THIS BILL HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PLUNGE OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS INTO FISCAL CHAOS, TO WIDEN THE DISPARITY BETWEEN THE HAVES AND HAVE-NOTS OF THIS STATE, AND TO DIVIDE US REGIONALLY LIKE NO OTHER ISSUE EVER HAS, AT THE VERY TIME THAT OUR CONSCIENCE DEMANDS THAT WE WORK TOGETHER LIKE WE NEVER HAVE BEFORE.))
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VO-NAT


Debate kicked off yesterday between rural Democrats and suburban Republicans over who benefits.
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((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN/R-FAIRFAX: THIS CENTERPIECE WAS ADOPTED OVERWHELMINGLY BY DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS, AND INDEPENDENTS FROM EVERY CORNER OF THIS COMMONWEALTH. IT IS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT TAX RELIEF BILL IN THE HISTORY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) Fairfax;
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VO-NAT


Another regional disappointment: the House Appropriations Committee found out only yesterday afternoon the fine print on the cuts the Governor mentioned Friday.
The ballooning cost of the car tax bill would be covered by about four million more dollars in cuts to Southwest and Southside Virginia museums and cultural centers than Gilmore mentioned Friday.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Among the cuts to George Allen's generous budget: 100- thousand dollars from the Bedford D-Day Memorial, 50- thousand from Opera Roanoke, and 900- thousand from the Science Museum of Western Virginia.

E-Bryant-Collapse


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-2
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia's new Secretary of Education collapsed yesterday outside his Richmond office.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


57- year -old Wil Bryant is at the Medical College of Virginia hospital.
A spokesman for Governor Jim Gilmore says Bryant had an ear infection -- but the reason for his collapse is NOT yet known.
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E-Dickinson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Another medical emergency in Capitol Square--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Louisa Democrat Earl Dickinson was presiding over the Appropriations meeting when he suddenly had trouble speaking.
Dickinson was wheeled out of the meeting on a stretcher and was also admitted to M-C-V hospital.
The powerful committee chairman's staff says only that he's under evaluation.
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E-Teen-Drivers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-95
GRAPHIC=State Seal


Lieutenant Governor John Hager may be scaling back his first major bill after a flurry of public feedback.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Hager says about ten-thousand Virginia teen drivers have already been ticketed for moving violations.
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((WELL WE'VE SAID...IMPROVE THEIR SKILLS.))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@fILE


A third offense would mean a young driver would lose his license for a year or until reaching age 18.
The plan Hager introduced two weeks ago would have put ALL teen drivers on a "provisional license" with several more conditions before they could get a permanent license.
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S-Virtual-Reality


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-100
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


The exploration of a new CAVE is now part of some Virginia Tech curriculum.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


But the location is anything but cold and damp.
At Virginia Tech-- CAVE stands for Cave Automatic Virtual Environment.
It's a three- D tool designed to help professors and students with a variety of studies and experiments.
Users feel as if they're walking inside a molecule or down a hallway.
Plans are also in place to market the CAVE to businesses wanting to develop new products.
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((SCOTT MACRAE:ACTUALLY VIRGINIA TECH IS THE ONLY CAVE, HAS THE ONLY CAVE, ON THE EAST COAST, SO WE'RE LOOKING NOT ONLY IN THE BLACKSBURG AREA BUT EVEN UP INTO THE WASHINGTON DC, PHILADELPHIA, OVER INTO THE TIDEWATER COMMUNITIES. ))
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VO-NAT


Congressman Rick Boucher was on hand for the unveiling.
Virginia Tech and federal money helped make the project possible.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
(I'll call for board)
ESS#8701




INTERN-CLINTON


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


White House officials say President Clinton will not mention the controversy involving Monica Lewinsky when he delivers his state of the Union address tonight.
Jonathan Freed joins us now with an update. ***take from NEWSPATH***
SUPER=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting;
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IRAQ


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


Iraq says a military strike by the U-S could end all cooperation with U-N weapons experts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Yesterday, state department spokesman James Rubin warned that time is running out in the standoff over U-N weapons inspectors.
Russia has sent a special envoy to Baghdad and said that any use of force against Iraq would be unacceptable.
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5-XGR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-52
GRAPHIC=Personal Property Tax


The details continue to plague Jim Gilmore as he tries to eliminate the car tax.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Rural Democrats began an assault on the plan yesterday -- pushing for "low tax localities" to get more money than the high tax affluent counties.
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SOT 12:11:32
IN Q=My great

((DEL. BARNIE DAY/D-PATRICK CO.: MY GREAT HOPE IS THAT WE WILL INDIVIDUALLY TAKE OFF OUR BLINDERS AND THINK FOR OURSELVES ON THIS ONE. DO THE NUMBERS YOURSELF.))
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VO-NAT


But suburban Republicans say they'll fight a re-write of the plan.
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SOT 12:19:46
IN Q=Listen to

((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN: LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA. IF WE DON'T LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA, OUR SYSTEM FAILS.))
SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) Fairfax;
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VO-NAT


The House Appropriations committee also got the fine print on Friday's budget cuts to museums and cultural centers.
Some 17-million dollars of those cuts hit Southwest or Southside Virginia.
About a half million hit northern Virginia.
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Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M98-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Jean Vandergrift/Va. Cooperative Extension



double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(toss to Melanie)


E-Quit-Smoking


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-90
GRAPHIC=Mornin health chech


In this morning's health check,
SS=cigarettes


The American Lung Association reports, nine out of ten smokers want to quit, but many find it almost impossible to accomplish.
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VO-NAT


The Virginia chapter says nicotine is just as addictive as heroine and cocaine, making cigarettes America's number one drug addiction.
Health officials say most smokers stand a better chance of quitting if they are in a long-term organized program.
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((DEBBIE SAMS:MANY PEOPLE THAT QUIT SAY IT'S LIKE LOSING MY BEST FRIEND AND SO IT'S A PROCESS YOU GO THROUGH IT'S LIKE 10 STEPS THAT WE'VE OUTLINED AND THERE'S EIGHT STEPS BEFORE YOU EVEN QUIT AND IF YOU CAN MOVE YOURSELF ALONG EVEN ONE STEP IN THAT PROCESS, THAT'S A SUCCESS.))
SUPER=01-Debbie Sams/Public Health Nurse;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The Alive and Well Coalition and the Alleghany and Roanoke City Health Districts are sponsoring "Break the Chain."
The campaign is to encourage and support smokers to quit in 19-98.
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E-Autism


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-93
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health check


Their minds are racing-- but they'll never let you know what they're thinking.
Children who are autistic are often misunderstood, since they don't communicate as well as most of us.
Parents of children with this disorder are trying to raise awareness as part of National Autism Month.
Tina Tenret has more.
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SUPER=03-Bedford; :08
SUPER=01-Gail Andress/Taylor's Mother; :16
SUPER=01-Didi Zaryczny/Zachary's Mother; :40
SUPER=01-Dr. Tom Wilson/Neurologist; 1:05
SUPER=01-Dana Williams/Teacher; 1:09 QUICK!!!
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((I'M ALWAYS ASKING HIM, WHAT'S IT LIKE TO BE YOU? BECAUSE I CAN ONLY START TO IMAGINE.))
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Taylor is autistic.
He cannot talk, dress or feed himself but teachers think he can read without ever being taught.
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((GAIL ANDRESS/TAYLOR'S MOTHER: IT OFFENDS ME GREATLY FOR PEOPLE TO ASSUME MY CHILD IS STUPID. BECAUSE HE'S NOT. HE JUST CAN'T GET IT OUT TO TELL PEOPLE HE'S NOT STUPID.))
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Zach's autistic, too.
He builds his life around routine -- always coming home at the same time, always eating the same foods.
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((DIDI ZARYCZNY/MOTHER OF AN AUTISTIC CHILD: WE CAN GIVE HIM MACARONI AND CHEESE AND IT'S GOTTA BE A CERTAIN BRAND. AND IF WE TRY AND GET KRAFT OR ONE OF THE OTHER ONES, HE'LL SMELL IT, HE'LL TOUCH IT, AND IF IT'S NOT THE SAME, HE'LL PUSH IT AWAY AND START SCREAMING FOR MACARONI AND CHEESE.))
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A third child, Billy, cannot understand his mother's words but mimics her steps.
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IN Q=They have difficulty

((DR. TOM WILSON/NEUROLOGIST: THEY ALL HAVE A COMMUNICATION DISORDER WHICH IS A MAJOR PART OF THE SYNDROME. THEY HAVE DIFFICULTY WITH SOCIAL INTERACTION, EXPRESSION AND FREQUENTLY THEY HAVE STEREOTYPE REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS.))
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These children are almost always moving -- they seem to focus best on the go.
Which makes putting them in a mainstream classroom difficult, but not impossible.
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((DANA WILLIAMS/TEACHER: ZACHARY IS ALLOWED MUCH MORE FREEDOM THAN THE REGULAR KINDERGARDEN CHILDREN.))
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please cover this bite
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((HE HAS BRISTLE BLOCKS, PUZZLES, THAT HE CAN WORK ON AT HIS DESK. A LOT OF TIMES HE'LL LEAVE THE CLASSROOM AND WALK UP AND DOWN THE HALLWAY WITH AN ASSISTANT AND HE MAY COME OUT AND COUNT THE THINGS THAT ARE IN THE HALLWAY. HE'LL COUNT HOW MANY STEPS IT IS FROM ONE CLASSROOM TO ANOTHER.))
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But autism resources are sorely lacking.
Parents rely on the Internet and a Richmond support group for data, but they say that's not much -- and often, they're the ones teaching doctors about the disease. take su
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IN Q=Parents say

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: PARENTS SAY JUST BECAUSE THEIR CHILDREN HAVE AUTISM DOES NOT STOP THEM FROM LEADING A FULFILLING CHILDHOOD AND GROWING UP TO BE A VIABLE PART OF THE COMMUNITY. BUT IN ORDER FOR THIS TO HAPPEN, PARENTS SAY, THEY NEED SUPPORT. TINA TENRET, NEWS7, BEDFORD.))
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BUMP COMM

2-E-GE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-94
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Cutbacks at General Electric are putting nearly 15 percent of the Salem plant's workforce out of work.
The layoffs are being blamed on difficulty finding a market for the plant's high-tech drive systems.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Workers say they knew this was coming.
Those who have been with G-E for a while say they have watched production trail off.
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SOT 3:18:54
IN Q=GE's a good company

((JUDY SCHEDER/LAID-OFF EMPLOYEE: GE'S A GOOD COMPANY TO WORK FOR. BUT WITH GE'S HISTORY OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS, YOU NEED TO STAY PREPARED. ))
SUPER=01-Judy Scheder/Laid-off Worker;
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VO-NAT


Last year, G-E laid off 450-people.
Most were either re-hired or found other jobs.
Yesterday, G-E laid off 170-hourly workers...
And 75-salaried positions, such as engineers.
In a prepared statement, the company said, "We simply don't have sufficient workload at this time to maintain current employment levels in our factory."
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SOT 3:22:22
IN Q=I'm about as

((REGINALD BERRY/LAID-OFF WORKER: I'M ABOUT AS UPSET AS ANYBODY ELSE. I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE GOT FAMILIES. THEY GOT KIDS IN SCHOOL, SMALL CHILDREN ... BUYING HOMES ... PEOPLE HERE WITH INFANT BABIES, AND THEY HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF THEM. AND IT'S HARD TO DO THAT IF YOU'RE NOT SURE WHERE YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING OR IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING OR HOW LONG YOU'RE GOING TO BE WORKING. ))
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VO-NAT


Workers told News-7 a lot of work has been outsourced to other countries.
G-E said most of the employees laid off yesterday should be re-hired by this summer...assuming production picks up again.
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Goodyear


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#97-92
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


Most of the union members employed at the Danville Goodyear plant have voted in favor of a 12-hour work shift.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Of the more than 900-members of the Local 8-31 that cast their votes last night, over three-quarters of the workers voted for longer shifts in exchange of two Sundays off each month.
Earlier yesterday, they chose to reduce three proposals down to two.
They'll make their final decision tomorrow.
The company has not determined when it will go to the new seven-day work schedule.
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E-Cruz


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


A jury is now seated in the case of one of the men arrested as a result of Javier Cruz's undercover work for the government.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


J-R Castellanos was picked up in Miami the very day the U-S Attorney in
SUPER=04-February 25, 1997

Roanoke finally unveiled details of the investigation that lasted seven years.
In addition to drug trafficking itself, Castellanos is alleged to have "made arrangements" to launder more than one million dollars in currency from the Cali Cartel.
PAMELA Cruz, the informant's ex-wife pleaded guilty to her role in the drug trafficking conspiracy.
Of the 28 people indicted with Cruz a year ago, many remain at large... only two are left for trial.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The prosecutor says now that he may be able to put on his case against Castellanos and local realtor Earl Frith without calling Cruz to testify.

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NBA


In sports,
Rex Chapman and Danny Manning led a second-half charge as Phoenix topped Atlanta.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
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SUPER=0096-j/Cleveland/94//Miami/93///j/Phoenix/96//Atlanta/91///;
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SUPER=0103-/St. Louis/2/j/Pittsburgh/4////Tampa Bay/1/j/Ottawa/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
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Islanders/1/j/Philadelphia/3///;
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