Feeds for Monday, July 24th, 2017

GOOD MORNING STATIONS. HERE'S YOUR A.M. DRIVE FEED FOR MONDAY, JULY 24.

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STORY:  CHIEF --  RICHMOND CRIME      

REPORTER:    DEMLEIN 

SOUND WITH:    RICHMOND POLICE CHIEF ALFRED DURHAM

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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STORY DETAILS:   RICHMOND CITY POLICE CHIEF ALFRED DURHAM SAYS THE LAST FEW MONTHS HAVE SHOWN THAT A SPECIFIC, INTENSE FOCUS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN FIGHTING VIOLENT CRIMES AND SHOOTINGS.  DURHAM SAYS MOSBY COURT WAS A HUGE PROBLEM FOR THE CITY THE FIRST FEW MONTHS OF THE YEAR, BUT RPD PUT AN INTENSE FOCUS ON IT, AND IT HAS SINCE DROPPED OFF.  THE PROBLEM, DURHAM SAYS, IS THAT IT IS DIFFICULT WITH THE RESOURCES THEY HAVE TO MAINTAIN THAT AS THINGS FLARE UP ELSEWHERE.  DURHAM SAYS THEY ARE ALSO CONTINUING TO HAVE ISSUES GETTING COOPERATION FROM SHOOTING VICTIMS.   RICHMOND HAD 28 HOMICIDES AT THE END OF JUNE, THE SAME NUMBER THE CITY HAD AT THE END OF JUNE 2016.  

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Length: 00:00:16.5   OutCue: "PERCENT INCREASE"

Description: MATT --  WHERE WE STAND WITH CRIME.....<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:14.0   OutCue: "OUR CHILDREN"

Description: MATT --  HOMICIDES ARE AT SAME LEVEL AS LAST YEAR.<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:21.0   OutCue: "RETALLIATE"

Description: MATT --  BIG PROBLEM THEY ARE FACING.<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:21.8   OutCue: "COMMUNITY"

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Length: 00:00:19.3   OutCue: "THOSE COMMUNITIES"

Description: MATT --  TRYING TO GET MORE OFFICERS INTO THE PROJECTS.<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:22.9   OutCue: "FLARE UPS"

Description: MATT --  SAYS HAVE MADE DENTS IN MOSBY.<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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STORY:   UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS    

REPORTER:    DEMLEIN

SOUND WITH:     VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION CHIEF ECONOMIST ANN LANG

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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STORY DETAILS:  VIRGINIA'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE NOW STANDS AT IT'S LOWEST LEVEL SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION STARTED IN 2008.  THE LEVEL IS AT 3.7%, DOWN FROM 3.8% LAST MONTH, AND THE LOWEST LEVEL SINCE APRIL 2008.  IT ALSO RANKS VIRGINIA THIRD AMONG LARGE STATES, AND 16TH OVERALL.  VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION ECONOMIST ANN LANG SAYS IT IS DUE TO AN INCREASE IN JOBS.  TRANSPORTATION, CONSTRUCTION, AND LEISURE ALL SAW INCREASES.  HOWEVER, THE NUMBERS ONLY COUNT PEOPLE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. NOT COUNTED ARE THOSE WHO NEVER APPLIED, WHO APPLIED BUT WERE TURNED DOWN, WHO'S BENEFITS HAVE EXPIRED, WHO HAVE GONE FROM WORKING FULL TIME TO PART TIME, OR WHO HAVE GIVEN UP LOOKING FOR WORK. IN VIRGINIA, ROUGHLY 83% PERCENT OF PEOPLE WHO APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT ARE TURNED DOWN. THEY'RE NOT COUNTED.

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Length: 00:00:12.2   OutCue: "TICK DOWN"

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Length: 00:00:10.3   OutCue: "ALSO INCREASING"

Description: MATT --  MORE JOBS OUT THERE....<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:14.9   OutCue: "PRIVATE EDUCATION"

Description: MATT --  WHERE THE INCREASE IS.....<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:09.2   OutCue: "OTHER STATES"

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Description: MATT -- JOBS BEEN GROWING FOR A WHILE....<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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STORY:  WARNER - PARDONS     

REPORTER:    DEMLEIN  

SOUND WITH:     VIRGINIA U.S. SEN. MARK WARNER (D)

CONTACT NUMBER: (If available)

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STORY DETAILS:  SENATOR MARK WARNER, RESPONDING TO REPORTS PRESIDENT TRUMP IS AT LEAST LOOKING INTO PARDONS FOR PEOPLE POTENTIALLY INVOLVED IN THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION, AS WELL AS HIMSELF (THE PRESIDENT), SAYS HE'S "SHOCKED."  HE SAYS PARDONS WOULD BE UNACCEPTEABLE BEFORE THE INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETE.  WARNER ALSO SAYS IT WOULD INDICATE THAT SOMETHING CRIMINAL DID, IN FACT, HAPPEN.  HE ALSO SAYS IF THE PRESIDENT CHOSES TO FIRE SPECIAL COUNSEL ROBERT MUELLER, IT IS HIS HOPE THAT CONGRESS WOULD RE-INSTATE THE SPECIAL PROSECUTOR STATUTE, PUTTING THE SPECIAL PROSECUTOR UNDER CONGRESS RATHER THAN THE ADMINISTRATION.  WARNER IS THE RANKING DEMOCRAT ON THE SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE, WHICH IS ALSO INVESTIGATING RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE INTO LAST YEAR'S ELECTION.  WARNER SAYS THEY HAVE BEGUN INTERVIEWS AS PART OF THAT INVESTIGATION.  

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Description: MATT --  SOF.<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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Length: 00:00:13.8   OutCue: "THIS INVESTIGATION"

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Length: 00:00:18.7   OutCue: "INAPPROPRIATE"

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Length: 00:00:22.9   OutCue: "BRIDGE TOO FAR"

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Description: MATT --  HAS WH RESPONDED?.<PSI_END_OBJECT>

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