Feeds for Tuesday March 7, 2017


GOOD AFTERNOON STATIONS HERE IS YOUR P.M. DRIVE FEED FOR MARCH 7, 2017

=======================================================================STORY:  DELEGATE - CONVICT      REPORTER:   DEMLEIN   SOUND WITH:    MATT DEMLEIN VOICERS CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================STORY DETAILS:  A WASHINGTON TV STATION REPORTING A MAN -- WHO ONCE SPENT TIME IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR THREATENING TO KILL THE PRESIDENT ---  IS RUNNING FOR THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.   MATT DEMLEIN REPORTS... ====================================================================VNN:<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565590</MediaID><Name>M301 DEMLEIN VNN VOICER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M301 DEMLEIN VNN VOICER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:27.6</Length><OutCue>STD</OutCue><Description>MATT -- VOICER</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M301 DEMLEIN VNN VOICERLength: 00:00:27.6OutCue: STDDescription: MATT -- VOICER.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565601</MediaID><Name>M303 DEMLEIN VNN 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STDDescription: MATT --  VOICER.<PSI_END_OBJECT>STORY:        TRAVEL BAN REAXREPORTER:      RMN/JDSSOUND WITH:     MARK RUSH--POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR AT WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY IN LEXINGTON CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================THE SECOND ATTEMPT AT A TRAVEL BAN HAS SOME CHANGES, INCLUDING THE EXCLUSION OF IRAQ AND REMOVING A PREFERENCE FOR CHRISTIAN MINORITIES, BUT A WASHINGTON AND LEE POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR THINKS THAT IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE SOMEBODY CHALLENGES IT.   MARK RUSH SAYS IT'S CLEAR THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP DIDN'T GO THROUGH A CONSULTATION WITH ADVISORS ON THIS AND IT WAS A QUICK DO-OVER.   RUSH SAYS EVEN THOUGH IT DOESN'T GO INTO EFFECT UNTIL MARCH 16TH, IT'S STILL GOING TO GO THROUGH A LOT OF WHEEL SPINNING.   ALTHOUGH THE TRAVEL BAN WAS A CAMPAIGN PROMISE, THERE'S A FINE LINE BETWEEN KEEPING A PROMISE AND ACTING THOUGHTFULLY AND CAREFULLY.   ====================================================================<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565566</MediaID><Name>O082 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O082 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:11.3</Length><OutCue>"QUICK DO-OVER"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--GENERAL REACTION TO BAN.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O082 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:11.3OutCue: "QUICK DO-OVER"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--GENERAL REACTION TO BAN..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565567</MediaID><Name>O083 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O083 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:18.8</Length><OutCue>"TO ACHIEVE"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THIS SECOND BAN EVEN SEEMS RUSHED.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O083 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:18.8OutCue: "TO ACHIEVE"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THIS SECOND BAN EVEN SEEMS RUSHED..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565568</MediaID><Name>O084 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O084 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.4</Length><OutCue>"WHEEL SPINNING"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--WHAT'S THE FUTURE OF THIS?</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O084 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:12.4OutCue: "WHEEL SPINNING"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--WHAT'S THE FUTURE OF THIS?.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565569</MediaID><Name>O085 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O085 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:14.7</Length><OutCue>"MORE BY CHAOS"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THERE'S SOME IRONY HERE.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O085 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:14.7OutCue: "MORE BY CHAOS"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THERE'S SOME IRONY HERE..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565570</MediaID><Name>O086 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O086 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:14.8</Length><OutCue>"ACT THOUGHTFULLY"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--BUT THIS WAS A CAMPAIGN PROMISE FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O086 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:14.8OutCue: "ACT THOUGHTFULLY"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--BUT THIS WAS A CAMPAIGN PROMISE FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565572</MediaID><Name>O087 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O087 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:04.8</Length><OutCue>"GOVERN WELL"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--SURE, THIS WAS A PRESIDENT TRUMP CAMPAIGN PROMISE...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O087 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:04.8OutCue: "GOVERN WELL"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--SURE, THIS WAS A PRESIDENT TRUMP CAMPAIGN PROMISE....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565573</MediaID><Name>O088 MARK RUSH </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O088 MARK RUSH _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:06.9</Length><OutCue>"NEITHER PARTY"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THIS PRESIDENT CONTINUES TO PROVE HE'S NOT LIKE ANY OTHER...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O088 MARK RUSH Length: 00:00:06.9OutCue: "NEITHER PARTY"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THIS PRESIDENT CONTINUES TO PROVE HE'S NOT LIKE ANY OTHER....<PSI_END_OBJECT>STORY:        TRAIN FATALREPORTER:      JDSSOUND WITH:     RICHMOND POLICE SPOKESMAN GENE LEPLEYCONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================RICHMOND POLICE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION.   A PERSON WAS HIT BY A TRAIN THIS MORNING ON WILLIAMSBURG AVENUE NEAR FULTON GAS WORKS IN THE EAST END OF THE CITY.    RICHMOND POLICE SPOKESMAN GENE LEPLEY SAYS THAT POLICE WERE NOTIFIED JUST BEFORE 8 THIS MORNING THAT A BLACK MAN WAS HIT BY AN OVERNIGHT TRAIN.  THE BODY HAD OBVIOUS SIGNS OF TRAUMA.    LEPLEY SAYS THAT RICHMOND POLICE ARE CONTACTING NORFOLK SOUTHERN TO FIND OUT WHEN THE TRAIN CAME THROUGH.    AS OF MID MORNING, THE BODY HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED PENDING NOTIFICATION OF NEXT OF KIN.   THE DEATH IS NOT CONSIDERED SUSPICIOUS.====================================================================<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565548</MediaID><Name>O076 GENE LEPLEY </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O070 GENE LEPLEY _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.4</Length><OutCue>"THE CITY"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--RICHMOND POLICE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O076 GENE LEPLEY Length: 00:00:12.4OutCue: "THE CITY"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--RICHMOND POLICE CONDUCTING A DEATH INVESTIGATION..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565549</MediaID><Name>O077 GENE LEPLEY </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O071 GENE LEPLEY _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:11.3</Length><OutCue>"MASSIVE TRAUMA"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ALONG WILLIAMSBURG AVENUE NEAR FULTON GAS WORKS IN THE EAST END OF THE CITY.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O077 GENE LEPLEY Length: 00:00:11.3OutCue: "MASSIVE TRAUMA"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ALONG WILLIAMSBURG AVENUE NEAR FULTON GAS WORKS IN THE EAST END OF THE CITY..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565551</MediaID><Name>O078 GENE LEPLEY </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O072 GENE LEPLEY _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:05.0</Length><OutCue>"OF DEATH"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--DEATH NOT CONSIDERED SUSPICIOUS.  </Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O078 GENE LEPLEY Length: 00:00:05.0OutCue: "OF DEATH"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--DEATH NOT CONSIDERED SUSPICIOUS.  .<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565552</MediaID><Name>O079 GENE LEPLEY </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O073 GENE LEPLEY _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:10.4</Length><OutCue>"THIS INDIVIDUAL"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THINKING THE GUY WAS HIT SOMETIME OVERNIGHT.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O079 GENE LEPLEY Length: 00:00:10.4OutCue: "THIS INDIVIDUAL"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THINKING THE GUY WAS HIT SOMETIME OVERNIGHT..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565553</MediaID><Name>O080 GENE LEPLEY </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O074 GENE LEPLEY _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:08.6</Length><OutCue>"ABOUT IT"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--NAME OF DECEASED NOT RELEASED YET.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O080 GENE LEPLEY Length: 00:00:08.6OutCue: "ABOUT IT"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--NAME OF DECEASED NOT RELEASED YET..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>565555</MediaID><Name>O081 GENE LEPLEY </Name><FileName>X:\Media\307 O075 GENE LEPLEY _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.8</Length><OutCue>"SEVERAL HOURS EARLIER"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--TRYING TO FIGURE OUT EXACTLY WHEN THIS PERSON WAS STRUCK.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O081 GENE LEPLEY Length: 00:00:12.8OutCue: "SEVERAL HOURS EARLIER"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--TRYING TO FIGURE OUT EXACTLY WHEN THIS PERSON WAS STRUCK..<PSI_END_OBJECT>###

GOOD MORNING STATIONS HERE IS YOUR A.M. DRIVE FEED FOR TUESDAY MARCH 7, 2017

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STORY:   ACLU UNDAUNTED    

REPORTER: DM    

SOUND WITH:    TRANSGENDER TEEN GAVIN GRIM,  JOSHUA BLOCK, ACLU ATTORNEY REPRESENTING GRIMM

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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THE VIRGINI ACLU IS DISAPPOINTED BUT UNDAUNTED BY THE SUPREME COURT'S DECISION TO SEND THE CASE OF TRANSGENDER GLOUCESTER COUNTY TEEN GAVIN GRIMM BACK TO RICHMOND'S 4TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS, WITHOUT WEIGHING IN ON THE CASE.  ATTORNEY JOSHUA BLOCK SAYS THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF DISTRICT COURTS IN CASES THAT ARE STILL ACTIVE, HAVE RULED IN FAVOR OF TRANSGENDER KIDS.

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397 JOHUA BLOCK

Length: 00:00:23.1   OutCue: "wants it"

Description: Deanna - there are no shortage of cases .


 398 JOSHUA BLOCK

Length: 00:00:11.4   OutCue: "so far"

Description: Deanna - they have reason to be positive


 399 JOSHUA BLOCK

Length: 00:00:16.9   OutCue: "protection clause"

Description: Deanna - 5 district courts have already ruled in favor of transgender kids.


 400 JOSHUA BLOCK

Length: 00:00:11.5   OutCue: "court decisions"

Description: Deanna - five district courts have already ruled in favor of transgender kids.<


 401 JOSHUA BLOCK

Length: 00:00:22.0   OutCue: "their kids"

Description: Deanna - schools that need guidance, need only look to the majority of rulings in favor of trans kids.


 402 GAVIN GRIMM

Length: 00:00:17.6   OutCue: "of time"

Description: Deanna - his reaction to ruling.


403 GAVIN GRIMM

Length: 00:00:21.3   OutCue: "with it"

Description: Deanna - he's disappointed that it will prolong the ordeal for trans kids.


STORY:        SWEET BRIAR BOOK

REPORTER:      WSLS/JDS

SOUND WITH:     SWEET BRIAR ALUM AND AUTHOR BECKY LAMBERT--AMHERST HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESIDENT OCTAVIA STARBUCK--AND AMERST COUNTY ATTORNEY ELLEN BOWYER (BOY-err)  ALL SPEAKING TO W-S-L-S TELEVISION IN ROANOKE--MUST CREDIT

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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MARCH 3RD MARKED THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIGHT TO BEGIN SAVING SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE.  THAT FIGHT WAS ULTIMATELY SUCCESSFULL--GOING ALL THE WAY TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT.  IN THE MEANTIME, THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE SCHOOL WAS DOCUMENTED IN PICTURES BY ALUM BECKY LAMBERT, WHO TELLS W-S-L-S T-V IN ROANOKE THAT SHE REALLY DIDN'T THINK ABOUT USING IT AS A BOOK UNTIL THE CASE WAS WON.  ORIGINALLY, SHE SAID IT WAS JUST GOING TO BE FOR HER--BUT NOW SHE SAYS SHE WANTS TO MAKE IT FOR EVERYBODY.

   THE NAME OF THE BOOK IS CALLED "THE SPIRIT OF SWEET BRIAR:  HOW LOVE AND DETERMINATION SAVED OUR ALMA MATER"

  

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O057 BECKY LAMBERT 

Length: 00:00:07.3   OutCue: "TO DECOMPRESS"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--FELT IT WAS NECESSARY TO DO THIS..


 O058 OCTAVIA STARBUCK 

Length: 00:00:06.5   OutCue: "JUST SHATTERED"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--RECALLS WHEN SHE HEARD THE NEWS THAT THE SCHOOL WAS GOING TO CLOSE..


 O059 OCTAVIA STARBUCK 

Length: 00:00:04.2   OutCue: "THAT HAPPENED"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THE COMMUNITY WAS SHATTERED TWO YEARS AGO WHEN WORD CAME DOWN THAT THE SCHOOL WAS GOING TO CLOSE..


 O060 OCTAVIA STARBUCK 

Length: 00:00:06.2   OutCue: "THE ECONOMY"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--IT WAS AMAZING THE REACTION WHEN THE BAD NEWS STARTING COMING DOWN TWO YEARS AGO..


 O061 BECKY LAMBERT 

Length: 00:00:05.3   OutCue: "PLAYED OUT"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--AS PART OF THE ALUMNI, SHE SPRANG INTO ACTION AS WELL AS OTHERS..


 O062 ELLEN BOWYER 

Length: 00:00:08.4   OutCue: "STATE LAW"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THE AMHERST COUNTY ATTORNEY HELPED BRING THE CASE TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT..


 O063 BECKY LAMBERT 

Length: 00:00:05.9   OutCue: "SUPREME COURT"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THERE WAS A LOT OF SUPPORT FROM ALUMS WHEN THE CASE WENT TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT..


 O064 BECKY LAMBERT 

Length: 00:00:05.0   OutCue: "FOR EVERYBODY"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--IT WASN'T UNTIL AFTER THE CASE WAS WON THAT SHE HAD THE IDEA TO DISTRIBUTE HER BOOK MORE WIDELY..


 O065 BECKY LAMBERT 

Length: 00:00:06.0   OutCue: "CAN DO IT"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--IT'S AMAZING WHAT SWEET BRIAR HAS DONE, BUT....


STORY:      DAY WITHOUT WOMEN 

REPORTER:     POWELL

SOUND WITH:     VOICERS WITH WRVA/VNN REPORTER GARRY POWELL

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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WOMEN IN VIRGINIA AND WORLDWIDE ARE FLEXING THEIR FINANCIAL MUSCLES THIS WEEK.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 8TH IS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. THIS YEAR IT HAS ALSO BEEN DUBBED “A DAY WITHOUT WOMEN.” ACTIVISTS ARE CALLING ON WOMEN EVERYWHERE TO SKIP WORK THIS WEDNESDAY. WOMEN ARE ALSO BEING ENCOURAGED NOT TO SPEND ANY MONEY SHOPPING. THE EVENT IS ALREADY HAVING CONSEQUENCES IN ALEXANDRIA. THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM IN ALEXANDRIA IS CLOSING FOR THE DAY BECAUSE OVER 300 TEACHERS AND STAFF MEMBERS HAVE ASKED OFF FOR MARCH 8TH. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WILL CONSIDER THE DAY AS A TEACHER WORK DAY.  THE OVERALL SUCCESS OF THE “DAY WITHOUT WOMEN” IS YET TO BE DETERMINED.  ORGANIZERS ARE ENCOURAGING WOMEN WHO MUST WORK WEDNESDAY AND THOSE WHO SUPPORT THE MOVEMENT TO WEAR THE COLOR RED ON MARCH 8TH.

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 310-GARRY POWELL

Length: 00:00:27.9   OutCue: STD

Description: MON:DAY WITHOUT WOMEN: VOICER VNN.


312-GARRY POWELL

Length: 00:00:31.2   OutCue: STD

Description: MON:DAY WITHOUT WOMEN: VOICER VNN.


 314-GARRY POWELL

Length: 00:00:26.4   OutCue: STD

Description: MON:DAY WITHOUT WOMEN: VOICER VNN.


316-GARRY POWELL

Length: 00:00:29.4   OutCue: STD

Description: MON:DAY WITHOUT WOMEN: VOICER VNN.



GOOD MORNING STATIONS HERE IS YOUR EARLY BIRD DRIVE FEED FOR TUESDAY MARCH 7, 2017

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STORY:   ACLU UNDAUNTED    

REPORTER: DM    

SOUND WITH:    TRANSGENDER TEEN GAVIN GRIM,  JOSHUA BLOCK, ACLU ATTORNEY REPRESENTING GRIMM

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

=====================================================================

THE VIRGINI ACLU IS DISAPPOINTED BUT UNDAUNTED BY THE SUPREME COURT'S DECISION TO SEND THE CASE OF TRANSGENDER GLOUCESTER COUNTY TEEN GAVIN GRIMM BACK TO RICHMOND'S 4TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS, WITHOUT WEIGHING IN ON THE CASE.  ATTORNEY JOSHUA BLOCK SAYS THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF DISTRICT COURTS IN CASES THAT ARE STILL ACTIVE, HAVE RULED IN FAVOR OF TRANSGENDER KIDS.

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 399 JOSHUA BLOCK

Length: 00:00:16.9   OutCue: "protection clause"

Description: Deanna - 5 district courts have already ruled in favor of transgender kids.


 402 GAVIN GRIMM

Length: 00:00:17.6   OutCue: "of time"

Description: Deanna - his reaction to ruling.


STORY:        SWEET BRIAR BOOK

REPORTER:      WSLS/JDS

SOUND WITH:     SWEET BRIAR ALUM AND AUTHOR BECKY LAMBERT--AMHERST HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESIDENT OCTAVIA STARBUCK--AND AMERST COUNTY ATTORNEY ELLEN BOWYER (BOY-err)  ALL SPEAKING TO W-S-L-S TELEVISION IN ROANOKE--MUST CREDIT

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

=====================================================================

MARCH 3RD MARKED THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIGHT TO BEGIN SAVING SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE.  THAT FIGHT WAS ULTIMATELY SUCCESSFULL--GOING ALL THE WAY TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT.  IN THE MEANTIME, THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE SCHOOL WAS DOCUMENTED IN PICTURES BY ALUM BECKY LAMBERT, WHO TELLS W-S-L-S T-V IN ROANOKE THAT SHE REALLY DIDN'T THINK ABOUT USING IT AS A BOOK UNTIL THE CASE WAS WON.  ORIGINALLY, SHE SAID IT WAS JUST GOING TO BE FOR HER--BUT NOW SHE SAYS SHE WANTS TO MAKE IT FOR EVERYBODY.

   THE NAME OF THE BOOK IS CALLED "THE SPIRIT OF SWEET BRIAR:  HOW LOVE AND DETERMINATION SAVED OUR ALMA MATER"

  

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 O064 BECKY LAMBERT 

Length: 00:00:05.0   OutCue: "FOR EVERYBODY"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--IT WASN'T UNTIL AFTER THE CASE WAS WON THAT SHE HAD THE IDEA TO DISTRIBUTE HER BOOK MORE WIDELY..


 O058 OCTAVIA STARBUCK 

Length: 00:00:06.5   OutCue: "JUST SHATTERED"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--RECALLS WHEN SHE HEARD THE NEWS THAT THE SCHOOL WAS GOING TO CLOSE..


 O062 ELLEN BOWYER 

Length: 00:00:08.4   OutCue: "STATE LAW"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THE AMHERST COUNTY ATTORNEY HELPED BRING THE CASE TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT..


STORY:      DAY WITHOUT WOMEN 

REPORTER:     POWELL

SOUND WITH:     VOICERS WITH WRVA/VNN REPORTER GARRY POWELL

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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WOMEN IN VIRGINIA AND WORLDWIDE ARE FLEXING THEIR FINANCIAL MUSCLES THIS WEEK.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 8TH IS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. THIS YEAR IT HAS ALSO BEEN DUBBED “A DAY WITHOUT WOMEN.” ACTIVISTS ARE CALLING ON WOMEN EVERYWHERE TO SKIP WORK THIS WEDNESDAY. WOMEN ARE ALSO BEING ENCOURAGED NOT TO SPEND ANY MONEY SHOPPING. THE EVENT IS ALREADY HAVING CONSEQUENCES IN ALEXANDRIA. THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM IN ALEXANDRIA IS CLOSING FOR THE DAY BECAUSE OVER 300 TEACHERS AND STAFF MEMBERS HAVE ASKED OFF FOR MARCH 8TH. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WILL CONSIDER THE DAY AS A TEACHER WORK DAY.  THE OVERALL SUCCESS OF THE “DAY WITHOUT WOMEN” IS YET TO BE DETERMINED.  ORGANIZERS ARE ENCOURAGING WOMEN WHO MUST WORK WEDNESDAY AND THOSE WHO SUPPORT THE MOVEMENT TO WEAR THE COLOR RED ON MARCH 8TH.

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 314-GARRY POWELL

Length: 00:00:26.4   OutCue: STD

Description: MON:DAY WITHOUT WOMEN: VOICER VNN.


316-GARRY POWELL

Length: 00:00:29.4   OutCue: STD

Description: MON:DAY WITHOUT WOMEN: VOICER VNN

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