Feeds for Wednesday February 8, 2017


GOOD AFTERNOON STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR P.M. DRIVE FEED FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8.____________________________________________________________________STORY:   TRUCK CRASH     REPORTER:   DEMLEIN     SOUND WITH:     SGT. STEVE VICK OF VA STATE POLICECONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================STORY DETAILS:  VIRGINIA STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE FATAL ACCIDENT ON I-95 IN HENRICO NEAR RICHMOND THIS  MORNING, CLOSING LANES AND BACKING UP TRAFFIC FOR AROUND 12 HOURS. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED 1:15AM,  AT THE I-295 OVERPASS ON I-95 NORTHBOUND.  POLICE SAY THE TRACTOR TRAILER WENT OFF THE ROAD, STRUCK THE OVERPASS, AND CAUGHT FIRE.    BOTH PEOPLE INSIDE WERE KILLED. THE LOAD OF BRICKS SPILLED, MOSTLY IN THE MEDIAN.     ====================================================================CUTS:<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562356</MediaID><Name>F470 SGT. STEVE VICK</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F470 SGT. STEVE VICK_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:11.3</Length><OutCue>"295"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  SOF</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F470 SGT. STEVE VICKLength: 00:00:11.3OutCue: "295"Description: MATT --  SOF.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562357</MediaID><Name>F471 SGT. STEVE VICK</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F471 SGT. STEVE VICK_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:08.5</Length><OutCue>"CAUGHT FIRE"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- WHAT HAPPENED</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F471 SGT. STEVE VICKLength: 00:00:08.5OutCue: "CAUGHT FIRE"Description: MATT -- WHAT HAPPENED.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562359</MediaID><Name>F473 SGT. STEVE VICK</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F473 SGT. STEVE VICK_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:06.2</Length><OutCue>"ON SCENE"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  PRETTY BAD FIRE...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F473 SGT. STEVE VICKLength: 00:00:06.2OutCue: "ON SCENE"Description: MATT --  PRETTY BAD FIRE....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562360</MediaID><Name>F474 SGT. STEVE VICK</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F474 SGT. STEVE VICK_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:04.4</Length><OutCue>"THE ROAD"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- CAUSE?</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F474 SGT. STEVE VICKLength: 00:00:04.4OutCue: "THE ROAD"Description: MATT -- CAUSE?.<PSI_END_OBJECT>_________________________________________________________________________STORY:   FELONS VOTING     REPORTER:     DEMLEIN    SOUND WITH:  SEN. TOMMY NORMENT (R-JAMES CVITY), SEN. MAIME LOCKE (D-HAMPTON),  SEN. JOHN EDWARDS (D-ROANOKE)CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================STORY DETAILS:  VIRGINIA SENATORS WENT AT EACH OTHER IN THE FINAL VOTES BEFORE CROSSOVER IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. ADDITIONAL DETAILS:  IN FACT, DEBATE GOT PERSONAL AS THE SENATE VOTE FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT WOULD LIMIT SOME OF THE POWER OF THE GOVERNOR TO RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS TO FELONS.  SENATOR TOMMY NORMENT'S PROPOSAL WOULD REQUIRE ANY FELON PAY RESTITUTION BEFORE GETTING THEIR RIGHTS BACK.  VIOLENT FELONS WOULD ALSO HAVE TO WAIT FIVE YEARS.  THE GOVERNOR CURRENTLY HAS WIDE LATITUDE TO RESTORE RIGHTS TO WHOMEVER HE PLEASES.  SEVERAL DEMOCRATS OUTRIGHT SAID IT WAS AN ATTEMPT TO SUPRESS AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTES.  NORMENT TOOK EXCEPTION TO THOSE COMMENTS, SAYING THE PEOPLE HE IS TALKING ABOUT ARE FELONS WHO COMMITTED CRIMES.   BECAUSE IT IS A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT, IT WOULD NEED TO FIRST PASS THE HOUSE,  THEN PASS THE ENTIRE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGAIN NEXT YEAR, AND THEN GET APPROVED BY THE VOTERS.   THE GOVERNOR HAS NO VETO POWER OVER AMENDMENTS.====================================================================CUTS:<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562373</MediaID><Name>F475 SEN. MAIME LOCKE</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F475 SEN. MAIME LOCKE_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:14.5</Length><OutCue>"RESTORING RIGHTS"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- SAYS THE GOP WANTS TO LIMIT THE GOV</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F475 SEN. MAIME LOCKELength: 00:00:14.5OutCue: "RESTORING RIGHTS"Description: MATT -- SAYS THE GOP WANTS TO LIMIT THE GOV.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562374</MediaID><Name>F476 SEN. MAIME LOCKE</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F476 SEN. MAIME LOCKE_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.3</Length><OutCue>"INITIATIVES"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  GOES AFTER GOP...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F476 SEN. MAIME LOCKELength: 00:00:12.3OutCue: "INITIATIVES"Description: MATT --  GOES AFTER GOP....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562375</MediaID><Name>F477 SEN. JOHN EDWARDS</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F477 SEN. JOHN EDWARDS_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:20.3</Length><OutCue>"UNLIKE A POLL TAX"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- COMPARES IT TO TIMES PAST</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F477 SEN. JOHN EDWARDSLength: 00:00:20.3OutCue: "UNLIKE A POLL TAX"Description: MATT -- COMPARES IT TO TIMES PAST.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562377</MediaID><Name>F478 SEN. TOMMY NORMENT</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F478 SEN. TOMMY NORMENT_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:11.7</Length><OutCue>"ABSOLUTELY INEXCUSEABLE"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- TAKES EXCEPTION TO POLL TAX COMPLAINT</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F478 SEN. TOMMY NORMENTLength: 00:00:11.7OutCue: "ABSOLUTELY INEXCUSEABLE"Description: MATT -- TAKES EXCEPTION TO POLL TAX COMPLAINT.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562378</MediaID><Name>F479 SEN. TOMMY NORMENT</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F479 SEN. TOMMY NORMENT_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:19.0</Length><OutCue>"EXPUNGED"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  DON'T CALL THEM FORMER FELONS</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F479 SEN. TOMMY NORMENTLength: 00:00:19.0OutCue: "EXPUNGED"Description: MATT --  DON'T CALL THEM FORMER FELONS.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562379</MediaID><Name>F480 SEN. TOMMY NORMENT</Name><FileName>X:\Media\F480 SEN. TOMMY NORMENT_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:17.7</Length><OutCue>"JUDICIARY"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- SAYS THEY AREN'T DENYING THE VOTE TO PEOPLE</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : F480 SEN. TOMMY NORMENTLength: 00:00:17.7OutCue: "JUDICIARY"Description: MATT -- SAYS THEY AREN'T DENYING THE VOTE TO PEOPLE.<PSI_END_OBJECT>____________________________________________________________________STORY:        COURT FIGHT--TRAVEL BANREPORTER:      RMN/JDSSOUND WITH:     UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND LAW PROFESSOR CARL TOBIAS  (toe-BYE-iss)CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================THE 9TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS SAYS NO DECISION TODAY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP'S TEMPRORARY TRAVEL BAN. UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND LAW PROFESSOR CARL TOBIAS THINKS THAT THE BAN WILL BE SENT BACK TO THE DISTRICT JUDGE SIMPLY BECAUSE IT'S NOT A FINAL ORDER BUT A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER.  ADDITIONAL DETAILS: THE DISTRICT JUDGE WILL THEN HAVE TO MADE A DECISION ABOUT A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND THEN IT WOULD MOVE FORWARD.    TOBIAS SAYS THAT IT MAY EVENTUALLY END UP AT THE SUPREME COURT BUT IT'S NOT GOING TO BE AS FAST AS EVERYONE THINKS.   TOBIAS SAYS THERE ARE SOLID ARGUMENTS ON BOTH SIDES.  THOSE WHO ARE FOR THE BAN SAY THAT THE PRESIDENT HAS SUBSTANTIAL AUTHORITY WHEN IT COMES TO FOREIGN POLICY AND IMMIGRATION WHILE THOSE ON THE OTHER SIDE SAY THAT THE MEASURES ADOPTED ARE TOO BROAD.  THE REAL QUESTION IS WHETHER IT'S CONSTITUTIONAL IN TERMS OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST PEOPLE OF CERTAIN RELIGION.   ====================================================================<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562201</MediaID><Name>N832 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N832 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.8</Length><OutCue>"RESTRAINING ORDER"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--HIS BEST GUESS ABOUT WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN WITH THE 9TH CIRCUIT COURT REGARDING THIS CASE.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N832 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:12.8OutCue: "RESTRAINING ORDER"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--HIS BEST GUESS ABOUT WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN WITH THE 9TH CIRCUIT COURT REGARDING THIS CASE..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562202</MediaID><Name>N833 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N833 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:10.6</Length><OutCue>"BOTH SIDES"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THE 9TH CIRCUIT WILL SENT IT BACK TO THE DISTRICT JUDGE.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N833 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:10.6OutCue: "BOTH SIDES"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THE 9TH CIRCUIT WILL SENT IT BACK TO THE DISTRICT JUDGE..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562203</MediaID><Name>N834 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N834 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.5</Length><OutCue>"THE PRESIDENT"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THOSE WHO ARE ARGUING FOR THE TRAVEL BAN ARE USING THIS MAIN ARGUMENT...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N834 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:12.5OutCue: "THE PRESIDENT"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THOSE WHO ARE ARGUING FOR THE TRAVEL BAN ARE USING THIS MAIN ARGUMENT....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562204</MediaID><Name>N835 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N835 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:15.5</Length><OutCue>"OF RELIGION"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THOSE WHO ARE ARGUING FOR THE BAN SAY THE PRESIDENT HAS SUBSTANTIAL AUTHORITY WHEN IT COMES TO FOREIGN POLICY AND IMMIGRATION.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N835 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:15.5OutCue: "OF RELIGION"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THOSE WHO ARE ARGUING FOR THE BAN SAY THE PRESIDENT HAS SUBSTANTIAL AUTHORITY WHEN IT COMES TO FOREIGN POLICY AND IMMIGRATION..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562205</MediaID><Name>N836 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N836 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:13.9</Length><OutCue>"SORT THROUGH"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THE BAN WAS WRITTEN TO SPECIFICALLY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE ON BASIS OF RELIGION--YET IT WAS DONE TO INCLUDE MOSTLY MUSLIM NATIONS.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N836 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:13.9OutCue: "SORT THROUGH"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THE BAN WAS WRITTEN TO SPECIFICALLY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE ON BASIS OF RELIGION--YET IT WAS DONE TO INCLUDE MOSTLY MUSLIM NATIONS..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562207</MediaID><Name>N837 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N837 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:04.7</Length><OutCue>"WAY TO GO YET"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--SOME THINKING THIS CASE GOING TO SUPREME COURT RIGHT AWAY.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N837 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:04.7OutCue: "WAY TO GO YET"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--SOME THINKING THIS CASE GOING TO SUPREME COURT RIGHT AWAY..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>562208</MediaID><Name>N838 CARL TOBIAS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\207 N838 CARL TOBIAS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:08.0</Length><OutCue>"PROTECTS EVERYBODY"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--ONE THING IS CONCERNING ABOUT THIS CASE.  PRESIDENT TRUMP SAID JUDGE WHO MADE STAY ON BAN WAS A "SO-CALLED" JUDGE.  </Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : N838 CARL TOBIAS Length: 00:00:08.0OutCue: "PROTECTS EVERYBODY"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--ONE THING IS CONCERNING ABOUT THIS CASE.  PRESIDENT TRUMP SAID JUDGE WHO MADE STAY ON BAN WAS A "SO-CALLED" JUDGE.  .<PSI_END_OBJECT>____________________________________________________________###____________________________________________________________

GOOD MORNING STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR A.M. DRIVE FEED FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 

STORY: STAND UNITED     

REPORTER: AD    

SOUND WITH:    VARIOUS SPEAKERS  =====================================================================ABOUT A THOUSAND GATHERED AT THE ISLAMIC CENTER OF VIRGINIA (IN THE RICHMOND AREA) IN RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN.  HIS NAME WAS NEVER MENTIONED - AS SPEAKER AFTER SPEAKER - FROM VARIOUS FAITHS - TALKED ABOUT STANDING UNITED FOR THE VALUES THAT MAKE OUR COUNTRY GREAT.   ====================================================================

Y 840 MUSLIM WOMAN 

Length>00:00:07.8

OutCue>WHO THEY ARE

Description>ANDY - ADDRESSING THE CROWD...


Y 841 MUSLIM MAN_

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OutCue>(APPLAUSE)

Description>ANDY - ADDRESSING THE CROWD...


Y 832 DONALD McEACHIN_

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OutCue>ACORSS THIS COUNTRY

Description>ANDY - CONGRESSMAN ADDRESS THE LARGE CROWD..


Y 833 MARK WARNER

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OutCue>THE RESPONSE

Description>ANDY - U-S SENATOR ADDRESSING THE LARGE CROWD...


Y 834 MAN 

Length>00:00:12.5

OutCue>WITH EVERYBODY HERE

Description>ANDY - ECHOING THE MESSAGE OF UNITED WE STAND...


STORY: SUIT ADVANCES     REPORTER:  AD   SOUND WITH:  SAM PARHAM & HOWARD MYERS - SPEAKING WITH NBC12

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A JUDGE REFUSING TO THROW OUT A SUIT CLAIMING PETERSBURG MAYOR SAM PARHAM AND COUNCILMAN HOWARD MYERS ARE NOT CAPABLE ENOUGH TO LEAD THE CITY.  MORE THAN 400 RESIDENTS SIGNED A PETITION.  NOW A JURY WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY - ON THE LEADERS OF THE FINANCIALLY STRUGGLING CITY   

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Y 863 SAM PARHAM

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OutCue>QUESTIONED NOW

Description>ANDY - DEFENDING HIMSELF..


Y 862 SAM PARHAM

Length>00:00:08.5

OutCue>SOMETHING LIKE THIS

Description>ANDY - REACT TO CASE GOING FORWARD...


Y 861 HOWARD MYERS

Length>00:00:04.5

OutCue>WHAT THEY WERE SIGNING

Description>ANDY - MORE THAN 400 RESIDENTS SIGNED A PETITION CALLING FOR REMOVING THE PAIR...


Y 860 HOWARD MYERS

Length>00:00:09.7

OutCue>BASED UPON

Description>ANDY - QUESTIONING THE CASE...


STORY:  RELIGIOUS FREEDOM      

REPORTER:     DEMLEIN 

SOUND WITH:     SEN. BILL CARRICO (R-GRAYSON), SEN. ADAM EBBIN (D-ARLINGTON), SEN. CHAP PETERSEN

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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STORY DETAILS:  THE STATE SENATE, ON A PARTY LINE VOTE, APPROVED WHAT SUPPORTERS TERMED A "RELIGIOUS FREEDOM BILL."   SEN. BILL CARRICO'S BILL WOULD ENSURE NO ONE WOULD BE FORCED TO PERFORM A MARRIAGE, OR BE PENALIZING FOR THEIR BELIEF ON MARRIAGE, BY A GOVERNMENT ENTITY.   SUPPORTERS SAY IT IS NEEDED BECAUSE OF GOVERNOR TERRY MCAULIFFE'S RECENT EXECUTIVE ORDER, BARRING STATE CONTRACTS WITH COMPANIES THAT DISCRIMINATE BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTIATION AND GENDER INDENTITY.   OPPONENTS OF THE BILL SAY THE VIRGINIA STATUE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ALREADY PROTECTS PEOPLE'S BELIEFS, AS DOES THE CONSTITUTION.     

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CUTS:AGAINST BILL:

F566 SEN. ADAM EBBIN

Length>00:00:15.5

OutCue>"IT'S NEEDED"

Description>MATT -- SAYS THE BILL ITSELF IS DISCRIMINATORY.


F567 SEN. CHAP PETERSEN

Length>00:00:12.6

OutCue>"UNDERSTAND IT"

Description>MATT --  ISN'T NEEDED...


F568 SEN CHAP PETERSEN

Length>00:00:16.9

OutCue>"RIGHT NOW"

Description>MATT -- SAYS IT ISN'T NEEDED, THERE IS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM


F571 SEN. ADAM EBBIN

Length>00:00:08.8

OutCue>"BE PENALIZED"

Description>MATT --  WONDERS HOW IT COULD BE USED


FOR BILL


F569 SEN. BILL CARRICO<

Length>00:00:23.7

OutCue>"AS BURDENED"

Description>MATT --  SAYS THE EXECUTIVE ORDER MAKES IT NECESSARY


F570 SEN. BILL CARRICO

Length>00:00:17.9

OutCue>"OTHER MARRIAGES"

Description>MATT -- EXECUTIVE ORDER MAKES IT NECESSARY



GOOD MORNING STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR EARLY BIRD FEED  FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 

STORY: STAND UNITED    

 REPORTER: AD  

 SOUND WITH:    VARIOUS SPEAKERS  =====================================================================ABOUT A THOUSAND GATHERED AT THE ISLAMIC CENTER OF VIRGINIA (IN THE RICHMOND AREA) IN RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN.  HIS NAME WAS NEVER MENTIONED - AS SPEAKER AFTER SPEAKER - FROM VARIOUS FAITHS - TALKED ABOUT STANDING UNITED FOR THE VALUES THAT MAKE OUR COUNTRY GREAT.   ====================================================================<Y 840 MUSLIM WOMAN 

Length>00:00:07.8

OutCue>WHO THEY ARE

Description>ANDY - ADDRESSING THE CROWD..


Y 834 MAN 

Length>00:00:12.5

OutCue>WITH EVERYBODY HERE

Description>ANDY - ECHOING THE MESSAGE OF UNITED WE STAND..

STORY: SUIT ADVANCES    

 REPORTER:  AD   

SOUND WITH:  SAM PARHAM & HOWARD MYERS - SPEAKING WITH NBC12

=====================================================================A JUDGE REFUSING TO THROW OUT A SUIT CLAIMING PETERSBURG MAYOR SAM PARHAM AND COUNCILMAN HOWARD MYERS ARE NOT CAPABLE ENOUGH TO LEAD THE CITY.  MORE THAN 400 RESIDENTS SIGNED A PETITION.  NOW A JURY WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY - ON THE LEADERS OF THE FINANCIALLY STRUGGLING CITY   ====================================================================

Y 862 SAM PARHAM

Length>00:00:08.5

OutCue>SOMETHING LIKE THIS

Description>ANDY - REACT TO CASE GOING FORWARD...


Y 860 HOWARD MYERS

Length>00:00:09.7

Length><OutCue>BASED UPON

Description>ANDY - QUESTIONING THE CASE...


STORY:  RELIGIOUS FREEDOM      

REPORTER:     DEMLEIN 

SOUND WITH:     SEN. BILL CARRICO (R-GRAYSON), SEN. ADAM EBBIN (D-ARLINGTON), SEN. CHAP PETERSEN

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

=====================================================================STORY DETAILS:  THE STATE SENATE, ON A PARTY LINE VOTE, APPROVED WHAT SUPPORTERS TERMED A "RELIGIOUS FREEDOM BILL."   SEN. BILL CARRICO'S BILL WOULD ENSURE NO ONE WOULD BE FORCED TO PERFORM A MARRIAGE, OR BE PENALIZING FOR THEIR BELIEF ON MARRIAGE, BY A GOVERNMENT ENTITY.   SUPPORTERS SAY IT IS NEEDED BECAUSE OF GOVERNOR TERRY MCAULIFFE'S RECENT EXECUTIVE ORDER, BARRING STATE CONTRACTS WITH COMPANIES THAT DISCRIMINATE BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTIATION AND GENDER INDENTITY.   OPPONENTS OF THE BILL SAY THE VIRGINIA STATUE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ALREADY PROTECTS PEOPLE'S BELIEFS, AS DOES THE CONSTITUTION.      ====================================================================

CUTS:AGAINST BILL:<

F566 SEN. ADAM EBBIN

Length>00:00:15.5

OutCue>"IT'S NEEDED"

Description>MATT -- SAYS THE BILL ITSELF IS DISCRIMINATORY...


F570 SEN. BILL CARRICO_

Length>00:00:17.9

OutCue>"OTHER MARRIAGES"

Description>MATT -- EXECUTIVE ORDER MAKES IT NECESSARY

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