Feeds for Tuesday March 21, 2017


GOOD AFTERNOON STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR P.M. FEED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 21.STORY:  

  NO DRILL    REPORTER:     DEMLEIN SOUND WITH:     BILL SAMMLER --  NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICECONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================STORY DETAILS:  THE TORNADO DRILL SCHEDULED FOR TODAY DID NOT GO OFF AS PLANNED IN THE EASTERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA.  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD SAYS THEY HAD AN IT ISSUE, WHICH LEAD TO THE DRILL ALERT NOT GOING OUT.   THEY ARE WORKING TO CORRECT THE ISSUE QUICKLY.  THERE WILL NOT BE ANOTHER DRILL, BECAUSE OTHER AREAS OF THE STATE DID NOT HAVE A PROBLEM.  THEY ARE RECOMMENDING PEOPLE PRACTIVE ANYWAY SO THEY ARE PREPARED IN CASE OF SEVERE WEATHER.   METEOROLOGIST BILL SAMMLER SAYS THEY AREN'T SURE IF THE MALFUNCTION WOULD HAVE OCCURRED HAD THERE ACTUALLY BEEN BAD WEATHER, BECAUSE WEATHER ALERTS HAVE GONE OUT FOR THE PROBLEM AREA IN THE PAST.   ====================================================================CUTS:<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567320</MediaID><Name>M865 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M865 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:19.6</Length><OutCue>"ITSELF"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  SOF</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M865 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:19.6OutCue: "ITSELF"Description: MATT --  SOF.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567321</MediaID><Name>M866 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M866 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:07.2</Length><OutCue>"QUICKLY"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- DO THEY KNOW WHAT HAPPENED?</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M866 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:07.2OutCue: "QUICKLY"Description: MATT -- DO THEY KNOW WHAT HAPPENED?.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567327</MediaID><Name>M867 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M867 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:13.2</Length><OutCue>"DID THE TEST"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  GLAD THEY BROADCAST IT</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M867 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:13.2OutCue: "DID THE TEST"Description: MATT --  GLAD THEY BROADCAST IT.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567328</MediaID><Name>M868 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M868 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:15.8</Length><OutCue>"THE PAST"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- WOULD THERE HAVE BEEN ISSUES HAD THIS BEEN REAL?</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M868 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:15.8OutCue: "THE PAST"Description: MATT -- WOULD THERE HAVE BEEN ISSUES HAD THIS BEEN REAL?.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567330</MediaID><Name>M869 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M869 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:15.7</Length><OutCue>"WOULD HAVE"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  NOT SURE IT WOULD HAVE OCCURRED IF REAL</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M869 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:15.7OutCue: "WOULD HAVE"Description: MATT --  NOT SURE IT WOULD HAVE OCCURRED IF REAL.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567332</MediaID><Name>M870 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M870 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:15.0</Length><OutCue>"ALERT SYSTEM"</OutCue><Description>MATT - WILL THERE BE ANOTHER DRILL</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M870 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:15.0OutCue: "ALERT SYSTEM"Description: MATT - WILL THERE BE ANOTHER DRILL.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567336</MediaID><Name>M872 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M872 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:15.5</Length><OutCue>"WEATHER"</OutCue><Description>MATT --  THEIR ADVICE</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M872 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:15.5OutCue: "WEATHER"Description: MATT --  THEIR ADVICE.<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567333</MediaID><Name>M871 BILL SAMMLER</Name><FileName>X:\Media\M871 BILL SAMMLER_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:14.6</Length><OutCue>"TEXT PRODUCT"</OutCue><Description>MATT -- NOT DOING ANOTHER DRILL, IN PART BECAUSE...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : M871 BILL SAMMLERLength: 00:00:14.6OutCue: "TEXT PRODUCT"Description: MATT -- NOT DOING ANOTHER DRILL, IN PART BECAUSE....<PSI_END_OBJECT>STORY:        VT--FIGHTING HATEREPORTER:      WDBJ/JDSSOUND WITH:      RABBI ZVI (za-VYE) ZWEIBEL (ZWEYE-bull)--VIRGINIA TECH JEWISH STUDENT CENTER CO-DIRECTOR, VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT TIM SANDS, BENJAMIN ROSTON (roast-ON)--VIRGINIA TECH FRESHMAN, VIRGINIA TECH POLICE CHIEF KEVIN FOUST, NEWMAN COMMUNITY DIRECTOR CHRIS HITZELBERGER,  VIRGINIA TECH SOPHOMORE JILLIAN WISE, VIRGINIA TECH JEWISH STUDENT UNION PRESIDENT ANDREW PECK.   CREDIT SOUND TO W-D-B-J ROANOKE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE SANDS, FOUST AND PECK CUTS.CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)=====================================================================THOUSANDS SHOWED UP TO SHOW SUPPORT MONDAY NIGHT AFTER LEAFLETS WITH SWASTIKAS SHOWED UP AT THE JEWISH STUDENT CENTER ON THE CAMPUS OF VIRGINIA TECH.   VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT TIM SANDS SAID DURING THE RALLY THAT THE PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS MIGHT HAVE THOUGHT THAT THEY WERE GOING TO DIVIDE US WHEN THEY'VE REALLY UNITED THE SCHOOL.   VIRGINIA TECH POLICE CHIEF KEVIN FOUST SAYS THAT AN ATTACK AGAINST THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IS NOT JUST AN ATTACK AGAINST JEWISH PEOPLE, IT'S AN ATTACK AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY AS A WHOLE.  ====================================================================<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567280</MediaID><Name>O145 RABBI ZVI ZWIEBEL </Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O145 ZVI ZWIEBEL _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:08.4</Length><OutCue>"HAPPEN HERE"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--GLAD TO SEE THE SUPPORT.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O145 RABBI ZVI ZWIEBEL Length: 00:00:08.4OutCue: "HAPPEN HERE"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--GLAD TO SEE THE SUPPORT..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567281</MediaID><Name>O146 TIMOTHY SANDS </Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O146 TIMOTHY SANDS _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:09.2</Length><OutCue>"VIRGINIA TECH (APPLAUSE)"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--WHOMEVER DID THIS PROBABLY DIDN'T COUNT ON THE REACTION AND THE SUPPORT FOR THE JEWISH COMMUNITY.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O146 TIMOTHY SANDS Length: 00:00:09.2OutCue: "VIRGINIA TECH (APPLAUSE)"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--WHOMEVER DID THIS PROBABLY DIDN'T COUNT ON THE REACTION AND THE SUPPORT FOR THE JEWISH COMMUNITY..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567282</MediaID><Name>O147 BENJAMIN ROSTON </Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O147 BENJAMIN ROSTON _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.7</Length><OutCue>"IGNORANT TRASH"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--SWASTIKAS  HURT.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O147 BENJAMIN ROSTON Length: 00:00:12.7OutCue: "IGNORANT TRASH"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--SWASTIKAS  HURT..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567283</MediaID><Name>O148 KEVIN FOUST</Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O148 KEVIN FOUST_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:12.1</Length><OutCue>"YOUR LAWN (APPLAUSE"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--THIS AFFECTS EVERYBODY.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O148 KEVIN FOUSTLength: 00:00:12.1OutCue: "YOUR LAWN (APPLAUSE"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--THIS AFFECTS EVERYBODY..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567284</MediaID><Name>O149 CHRIS HITZELBERGER </Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O149 CHRIS HITZELBERGER _1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:07.3</Length><OutCue>"GREAT LOVE"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT JEWISH SHOWED UP TO BE IN SUPPORT.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O149 CHRIS HITZELBERGER Length: 00:00:07.3OutCue: "GREAT LOVE"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT JEWISH SHOWED UP TO BE IN SUPPORT..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567285</MediaID><Name>O150 JILLIAN WISE</Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O150 JILLIAN WISE_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:10.5</Length><OutCue>"RACE, RELIGION"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--GOOD TO SEE THE SUPPORT.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O150 JILLIAN WISELength: 00:00:10.5OutCue: "RACE, RELIGION"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--GOOD TO SEE THE SUPPORT..<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567286</MediaID><Name>O151 ANDREW PECK</Name><FileName>X:\Media\321 O151 ANDREW PECK_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:09.4</Length><OutCue>"FEEL STRONGER"</OutCue><Description>JEFF PERSONAL--USE THIS INCIDENT FOR GOOD.</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : O151 ANDREW PECKLength: 00:00:09.4OutCue: "FEEL STRONGER"Description: JEFF PERSONAL--USE THIS INCIDENT FOR GOOD..<PSI_END_OBJECT>STORY: WADE LEAVES      REPORTER: AD  SOUND WITH:   FOXSPORTS 910'S WES McELROY    =====================================================================VCU IS LOOKING FOR A NEW MENS BASKETBALL COACH AS WILL WADE LEAVES FOR LSU.  WORD IS WADE DID NOT SPEAK TO THE TEAM BEFORE THE NEWS BROKE.  NO DETAILS YET ON WADE'S DEAL.  FOXSPORTS 910'S WES McELROY SAYS 2 NAMES THAT ARE LIKELY AT THE TOP OF THE LIST TO REPLACE WADE - ARE MIKE RHOADES OF RICE UNIVERSITY AND JAMIE CHRISTIAN AT MOUNT ST MARY'S.  BOTH ARE FORMER VCU ASSISTANT COACHES.     ====================================================================<PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567290</MediaID><Name>X 210 WES McELROY</Name><FileName>X:\Media\X 210 WES McELROY_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:22.3</Length><OutCue>COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAM</OutCue><Description>ANDY - WILL WADE IS LEAVING VCU FOR LSU...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : X 210 WES McELROYLength: 00:00:22.3OutCue: COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAMDescription: ANDY - WILL WADE IS LEAVING VCU FOR LSU....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567292</MediaID><Name>X 211 WES McELROY</Name><FileName>X:\Media\X 211 WES McELROY_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:20.1</Length><OutCue>BY THEIR REACTION</OutCue><Description>ANDY - HOW THE TEAM FOUND OUT...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : X 211 WES McELROYLength: 00:00:20.1OutCue: BY THEIR REACTIONDescription: ANDY - HOW THE TEAM FOUND OUT....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567293</MediaID><Name>X 212 WES McELROY</Name><FileName>X:\Media\X 212 WES McELROY_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:20.5</Length><OutCue>HEAT OF THE MOMENT</OutCue><Description>ANDY - REACTION FROM THE RAMS...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : X 212 WES McELROYLength: 00:00:20.5OutCue: HEAT OF THE MOMENTDescription: ANDY - REACTION FROM THE RAMS....<PSI_END_OBJECT><PSI_START_OBJECT><PSI_MEDIA><Media2><MediaID>567310</MediaID><Name>X 217 WES McELROY</Name><FileName>X:\Media\X 217 WES McELROY_1.wav</FileName><Length>00:00:10.9</Length><OutCue>TOOK THE JOB</OutCue><Description>ANDY - WADE LEAVING FOR LSU...</Description></Media2><PSI_MID_OBJECT>Media : X 217 WES McELROYLength: 00:00:10.9OutCue: TOOK THE JOBDescription: ANDY - WADE LEAVING FOR LSU....<PSI_END_OBJECT>###

GOOD MORNING STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR A.M. DRIVE FEED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 21.

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STORY: STOLEN RENTAL      

REPORTER:   DM  

SOUND WITH:     DEANNA MALONE VOICERS

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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ROANOKE POLICE HAVE MORE DETAILS ON HOW A STOLEN CAR ENDED UP AT A WHITE HOUSE CHECKPOINT OVER THE WEEKEND.

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VNN:

 425 DEANNA MALONE VNN

Length: 00:00:36.2   OutCue: "soc"

Description: Deanna - VNN Vox.


 427 DEANNA MALONE VNN

Length: 00:00:32.7   OutCue: "SOC"

Description: Deanna VNN Vox.


STORY:        INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

REPORTER:      JDS

SOUND WITH:     DARNELL GRISBY (GRIZZ-bee) --DIRECTOR OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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VIRGINIA WOULD STAND TO BENEFIT IF AN AMBITIOUS INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN COMES TO FRUITION AS PROPOSED RECENTLY BY PRESIDENT TRUMP IN AN ADDRESS TO CONGRESS.  DARNELL GRISBY, THE DIRECTOR OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION SAYS HIS ORGANIZATION DID A STUDY IF 200 BILLION OF THAT TRILLION DOLLAR PLAN WENT TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.   THE BULK OF THAT MONEY WOULD GO TO THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA AREA--WITH AN ADDITIONAL 600 MILLION DOLLARS PER YEAR.    THE WHOLE PACKAGE PROPOSED BY PRESIDENT TRUMP IS ASKING FOR A ONE TRILLION DOLLAR INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE.   GRISBY SAYS THAT IMPROVED INFRASTRUCTURE WOULD TRANSLATE TO A MORE ROBUST ECONOMY.   HE SAYS THAT FOR EVERY DOLLAR YOU SPEND ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, YOU GET FOUR DOLLARS BACK IN ECONOMIC RETURNS.

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 O139 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:06.8   OutCue: "PER YEAR"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--VIRGINIA WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN IF IT CAME TO FRUITION..


 O140 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:10.7   OutCue: "LOCAL ECONOMY"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--IF TRUMP INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN WERE A REALITY, NORTHERN VIRGINIA WOULD BENEFIT..


 O141 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:18.1   OutCue: "JOB OPPORTUNITIES"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--WHY IMPROVED INFRASTRUCTURE WILL LEAD TO A MORE ROBUST ECONOMY.


O142 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:07.8   OutCue: "OUR INFRASTRUCTURE"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--PRESIDENT TRUMP PROPOSED A TRILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT IN INFRASTRUCTURE..


O143 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:10.9   OutCue: "LOOKED AT"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IS NEEDED..


O144 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:14.2   OutCue: "10 YEAR PERIOD"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--HOW THEY ANALYZED THE INFRASTRUCTURE PROPOSAL..


STORY:     2019 COMMEMORATION  

REPORTER:      DEMLEIN/RMN

SOUND WITH:    KATHY SPANGLER -- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE 2019 COMMEMORATION (ON RICHMOND'S MORNING NEWS)

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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STORY DETAILS:  THERE'S ANOTHER MAJOR ANNIVERSARY COMING UP FOR VIRGINIA IN 2019, WITH THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST AFRICAN BEING BROUGHT TO VIRGINIA, THE START OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE FIRST WOMEN BEING BROUGHT TO THE JAMESTOWN COLONY.  1619 ALSO WAS THE YEAR OF THE FIRST THANKSGIVING, AT BERKLEY PLLANTATION.  SEVERAL EVENTS ARE PLANNED AROUND THE STATE, USING BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDS.  THE FUNDS WERE PART OF A BATTLE BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY, WITH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WANTING 10 MILLION TO GO TO THE EVENTS, WHILE THE GOVERNOR WANTING TO TAKE FIVE MILLION FOR EFFORTS TO APPROVE MENTAL HEALTH IN VIRGINIA'S JAILS.  THE GOVERNOR HAS LINE-ITEM VETO POWER ON THE BUDGET AND COULD STILL MOVE TO CHANGE THE FUNDING AHEAD OF THE VETO SESSION NEXT MONTH  

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CUTS:

 M847 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:21.1   OutCue: "NORTH AMERICA"

Description: MATT -- SOF.


 M841 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:19.3   OutCue: "the commonwealth"

Description: MATT --  ALONG WITH THE EVENTS.


 M842 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:16.7   OutCue: "TOUR"

Description: MATT --  SOURCES OF THE MONEY....


 M843 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:10.8   OutCue: "GO NATIONAL"

Description: MATT -- ALONG WITH THE EVENTS....


 M844 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:10.2   OutCue: "OF ACTIVITY"

Description: MATT - BECAUSE VIRGINIA WAS A START-UP.


 M845 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:20.7   OutCue: "AS WELL"

Description: MATT --  NOT JUST LIMITING THIS TO THE HISTORIC TRIANGLE.



GOOD MORNING STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR EARLY BIRD FEED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 21.

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STORY: STOLEN RENTAL      

REPORTER:   DM  

SOUND WITH:     DEANNA MALONE VOICERS

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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

ROANOKE POLICE HAVE MORE DETAILS ON HOW A STOLEN CAR ENDED UP AT A WHITE HOUSE CHECKPOINT OVER THE WEEKEND.

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 427 DEANNA MALONE VNN

Length: 00:00:32.7   OutCue: "SOC"

Description: Deanna VNN Vox.


STORY:        INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

REPORTER:      JDS

SOUND WITH:     DARNELL GRISBY (GRIZZ-bee) --DIRECTOR OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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

VIRGINIA WOULD STAND TO BENEFIT IF AN AMBITIOUS INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN COMES TO FRUITION AS PROPOSED RECENTLY BY PRESIDENT TRUMP IN AN ADDRESS TO CONGRESS.  DARNELL GRISBY, THE DIRECTOR OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION SAYS HIS ORGANIZATION DID A STUDY IF 200 BILLION OF THAT TRILLION DOLLAR PLAN WENT TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.   THE BULK OF THAT MONEY WOULD GO TO THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA AREA--WITH AN ADDITIONAL 600 MILLION DOLLARS PER YEAR.    THE WHOLE PACKAGE PROPOSED BY PRESIDENT TRUMP IS ASKING FOR A ONE TRILLION DOLLAR INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE.   GRISBY SAYS THAT IMPROVED INFRASTRUCTURE WOULD TRANSLATE TO A MORE ROBUST ECONOMY.   HE SAYS THAT FOR EVERY DOLLAR YOU SPEND ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, YOU GET FOUR DOLLARS BACK IN ECONOMIC RETURNS.

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 O139 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:06.8   OutCue: "PER YEAR"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--VIRGINIA WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN IF IT CAME TO FRUITION..


 O141 DARNELL GRISBY 

Length: 00:00:18.1   OutCue: "JOB OPPORTUNITIES"

Description: JEFF PERSONAL--WHY IMPROVED INFRASTRUCTURE WILL LEAD TO A MORE ROBUST ECONOMY..


STORY:     2019 COMMEMORATION  

REPORTER:      DEMLEIN/RMN

SOUND WITH:    KATHY SPANGLER -- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE 2019 COMMEMORATION (ON RICHMOND'S MORNING NEWS)

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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

STORY DETAILS:  THERE'S ANOTHER MAJOR ANNIVERSARY COMING UP FOR VIRGINIA IN 2019, WITH THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST AFRICAN BEING BROUGHT TO VIRGINIA, THE START OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THE FIRST WOMEN BEING BROUGHT TO THE JAMESTOWN COLONY.  1619 ALSO WAS THE YEAR OF THE FIRST THANKSGIVING, AT BERKLEY PLLANTATION.  SEVERAL EVENTS ARE PLANNED AROUND THE STATE, USING BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDS.  THE FUNDS WERE PART OF A BATTLE BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY, WITH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WANTING 10 MILLION TO GO TO THE EVENTS, WHILE THE GOVERNOR WANTING TO TAKE FIVE MILLION FOR EFFORTS TO APPROVE MENTAL HEALTH IN VIRGINIA'S JAILS.  THE GOVERNOR HAS LINE-ITEM VETO POWER ON THE BUDGET AND COULD STILL MOVE TO CHANGE THE FUNDING AHEAD OF THE VETO SESSION NEXT MONTH  

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CUTS:

M847 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:21.1   OutCue: "NORTH AMERICA"

Description: MATT -- SOF.


M841 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:19.3   OutCue: "the commonwealth"

Description: MATT --  ALONG WITH THE EVENTS.


M845 KATHY SPANGLER

Length: 00:00:20.7   OutCue: "AS WELL"

Description: MATT --  NOT JUST LIMITING THIS TO THE HISTORIC TRIANGLE.

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