[7-11D'ville-Shooting]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC23:49]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


The Danville Police Department are still on the hunt for a murder suspect.
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[VO-NAT]


Police say 19 year old Atrae (A-tray) Lamar Martin is wanted for the fatal shooting of 26 year old Daniel O'Bryant Woods on Sunday.
[SUPER=03-Danville/Sunday]


The incident happened around one AM Sunday morning inside Union Hall on Franklin Street in Danville.
Investigators say the two were arguing when Martin allegedly shot Woods in the back.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


In an unrelated incident, two men were shot while walking on Jefferson Street in Danville.
21-year old Avanti Gravett was shot in the chest and 21 year old Damon Lee was shot in the foot.
Police say the injuries are not life threatening.
That shooting happened Sunday morning also.

[7-11Nelson-Vandalism]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:36:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Classes are cancelled at Nelson County High School again today. The vandalism spree over the weekend was so extensive, it's taken longer than expected to clean up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.]


Authorities say someone broke into the school after eight Sunday night and sprayed fire extinguishers in the kitchen, cafeteria and hallways.
They also destroyed several toilets and cash registers and stole video equipment and money.
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[SOT 00:35:19]
[IN Q=We've got a]

((GARY BRANTLEY/NELSON CO. SHERIFF: WE'VE GOT A LOT OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE THAT WE TOOK THAT WE'RE GOING TO FINGERPRINT AND WE'RE ALSO GOING TO REPORT THIS TO CRIMESTOPPERS AND THEY WILL OFFER A REWARD UP TO A THOUSAND DOLLARS IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION LEADING TO THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Brantley/Nelson Co. Sheriff]
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[OUT Q=leading to this.]
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN PHONE NUMBER]
The number for Crimestoppers is 1- 888- 798- 5900.
You can remain anonymous.
(XXXXXXXX)

[Take FS school watch]
Once again Nelson County High School is closed today.
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[7-11School-Grant]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-16 TC39:47]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Thanks to a federal grant, the Roanoke City Schools will be able extend their educational opportunities beyond the classroom.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


A new Community Learning Center will be located at William Fleming High School and William Ruffner Middle School.
Officials say it will provide extensive community education and outreach for students, families and neighbors of the two schools.
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[SOT 18:02:04]
[IN Q=We are one of three]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE ARE ONE OF THREE AWARD RECIPIENTS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. WE ARE ONE OF 310 IN THE COUNTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke School Superintendent]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=in the country.]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke School Superintendent Wayne Harris says the U-S Department of Education grant will contribute to the school system close to 600- thousand dollars over three years.
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[7-11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Dan River]


Dan River is buying a South Carolina based company.
WesTek makes specialty adhesive coated yarns and fabrics used in automotive and industrial hoses, conveyer belts and tire reinforcement textiles.
Dan River already makes some industrial yarn material but company officials say this deal will help serve their customers better.
WesTek has two plants in Georgia and corporate offices in Columbia, South Carolina.

[7Weather]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=don]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Here's a look at today's forecast....today we'll have variable clouds with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms.....highs in the lower 80's
Later this evening will be partly cloudy with possibility of some scattered showers and low's in the upper 50's to lower 60's.


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[ESS C] (EXTENDED)[45-Forest-Roads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-21]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The concept of road construction through our National Forests can spark some heated debates. That's why the Forest Service is interested in public opinion about the possibility of additional roads in the future.

Kate Weidaw has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=More than]
[SUPER=01-David Olson/Forest Service; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jim Loesel/Conservationist; :41]
[SUPER=01-Susan Curry/Nat'l. Forest Protection Alliance; :54]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Dan Dezeds/Logger; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Dave Muhly/The Sierra Club; 1:27]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke Co.]

((More than 400-thousand acres of land in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests have been declared roadless areas. That means is that area is protected from road construction. But every 10 to 15 years this plan comes up for revision, so now the question is how would the public like these areas managed for the future. According to the forest service, the topic of building roads is very controversial.

[SOT 2:45]
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((DAVID OLSON/FOREST SERVICE: ROADS THEN ARE TIED TO A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES SUCH AS TIMBER HARVESTING, RECREATION, EXPLORATION FOR MINERALS.))
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Conservationists like Jim Loesel say roadless areas are needed for the preservation of wildlife as well as outdoor activities.

[SOT 7:06]
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((JIM LOESEL: THESE ARE AREAS PEOPLE WANT TO GO FOR BACK COUNTRY RECREATION TO GET AWAY FROM TRAFFIC.))
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Others do not believe the Forest Service will use the public's comments when deciding how to manage roadless areas in the future.

[SOT 10:36]
[INQ=]

((SUSAN CURRY/NATIONAL FOREST PROTECTION ALLIANCE: I'M NOT CONVINCED THAT THE FOREST SERVICE AND THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION IS GOING TO PROTECT THESE ROADLESS AREAS WITH THE AMOUNT OF PUBLIC DEMANDING FOR THIS THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN PROTECTED A LONG TIME AGO.))
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[STAND UP 19:16]
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((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: OVER 8000 ACRES ON NORTH MOUNTAIN ARE DECLARED ROADLESS THIS IS THE KIND OF AREA LOGGERS SAY WOULD BE TIED UP BY THE FOREST SERVICES PLAN.))
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[SOT 15:54]
[INQ=]

((DAN DEZEDS/LOGGER: WE'RE TALKING ABOUT 94% OF THE FOREST BEING OFF LIMITS TO TIMBER HARVESTING SO THAT IS ONLY GOING TO LEAVE US 6% TO HARVEST ON. KATE WEIDAW: SO WHERE DO YOU GO FROM THERE. DAN: YOU GO TO PRIVATE LAND OR YOU GO OUT OF BUSINESS.))
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[SOT 17:13]
[INQ=]

((DAVE MUHLY/SIERRA: LOGGING IS NECESSARY BUT NOT IN THE NATIONAL FOREST, THE NATIONAL FOREST ARE THE PEOPLES FOREST.))

[OUTQ=]

[RUNS6]

The Forest Service will make a final decision on the future of roadless areas sometime before the end of the year. Until then, the debate will go on. Kate Weidaw News 7 Roanoke County.))


[45-11D'ville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC23:49]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


The Danville Police Department is still searching for a murder suspect.
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[VO-NAT]


Police say 19 year old Atrae (A-tray) Lamar Martin is wanted for the fatal shooting of 26 year old Daniel O'Bryant Woods.
[SUPER=03-Danville/Sunday]


The incident happened around one Sunday morning inside Union Hall on Franklin Street in Danville.
Investigators say the two were arguing when Martin allegedly shot Woods in the back.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


In an unrelated incident, two men were also shot Sunday morning while walking on Jefferson Street in Danville.
21-year old Avanti Gravett was shot in the chest and 21 year old Damon Lee was shot in the foot.
Police say the injuries are not life threatening.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=don]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Taking a break from the news to check the forecast...
Variable clouds today with some afternoon storms possible.
Highs in the lower 80s.
Partly Cloudy tonight with scattered showers and lows near 60.
In the extended forecast..... things turn warmer and more humid tomorrow....with more showers possible again over the weekend.

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[8-11Fintel]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=00-17]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Despite the flood of resignations earlier this year, Lewis- Gale Medical Center is maintaining relations with all of the departed physicians.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; ]


The latest is medical oncologist William Fintel.
After his resignation from the clinic in January, he was determined to stay in the area.
Doctor Fintel's dad was president of Roanoke College so his ties go back to the mid 1970s.
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[SOT 01:09:30]
[IN Q=Some of the best]

((DR. WILLIAM FINTEL/MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST: SOME OF THE BEST DOCS STAYED WITH THE CLINIC, BUT A LOT THE GOOD DOCS THAT WANTED TO LEAVE ARE NOW STAYING LOCALLY AND WE'RE SEEING DOCTORS OFFICES SPRING UP AND THE CLINIC IS RISING UP AGAIN AND BRANCHING OFF IN ALL OF ITS DIRECTIONS, SO THE CENTER IS BETTER THAN EVER IN MY OPINION.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. William Fintel/Medical Oncologist; ]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=my opinion]
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[VO-NAT]

Doctor Fintel joined Oncology and Hematology Associates and opened his office at Lewis-Gale Medical Center.
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[8-11Sailing-Academy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-23 TC05:28]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mt. Lake]


Sailors may have less room to roam at Smith Mountain Lake but a growing number of people want to learn the sport.

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[SOT 9:41:24]
[IN Q=Okay]

((OKAY LET'S SAIL A LITTLE BIT GUYS. WE'RE ON A PORT TACK JUST A LITTLE BIT OF SAIL OUT. FALL OFF. FALL OFF THE WIND.))
[SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=fall off the wind]
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[VO-NAT]

You see fewer sailors than speedboats on Smith Mountain Lake, and their masts are too tall to pass under Hales Ford Bridge. Still people drive hours and take vacation to learn at the Lake Sailing Academy.
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[SOT 10:41:45]
[SOT 10:15:14]
[IN Q=It's very peaceful]

((IT'S WORK. YOU GET A LOT OF CALLOUSES ON YOUR HANDS. YOU CAN'T BE THE TYPE WHO WANTS YOUR NAILS DONE EVERY WEEK. IT'S A GREAT WAY TO RELAX AND UNWIND AND TAKE YOUR MIND OFF EVERYTHING ELSE THAT KEEPS YOU BUSY.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Brush/Academy Co-Owner;]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Cohill/Sailing Student; :09]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=keeps you busy]
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[VO-NAT]

Courses range from coastal cruising to certification and cost fifteen dollars an hour.
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[8-11School-Grant]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-16 TC39:47]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Federal grant money will provide a boost for the programs at at least TWO Roanoke City schools.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


A new Community Learning Center will be located at William Fleming High School and William Ruffner Middle School.
Officials say it will provide extensive community education and outreach for students, families and neighbors of the two schools.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18:02:04]
[IN Q=We are one of three]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE ARE ONE OF THREE AWARD RECIPIENTS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. WE ARE ONE OF 310 IN THE COUNTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke School Superintendent]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=in the country.]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke School Superintendent Wayne Harris says the U-S Department of Education grant will bring the school system close to 600- thousand dollars over three years.
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[8-11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Dan River]


A South Carolina company will become part of Dan River.
WesTek makes specialty adhesive coated yarns and fabrics used in automotive and industrial hoses, conveyer belts and tire reinforcement textiles.
Dan River already makes some industrial yarn material but company officials say this deal will help serve their customers better.
WesTek has two plants in Georgia and corporate offices in Columbia, South Carolina.

[8Weather]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=don]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Turning your attention now to weather...
Variable clouds with some afternoon storms and warmer highs in the lower 80s.
We could see a few more scattered showers tonight with lows around 60.
In the extended forecast..... things turn warmer and more humid tomorrow....with more showers possible again over the weekend.

[SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE]
[SUPER=314-Variable Clouds/Afternoon Storms/80-83/Partly Cloudy/Scattered Showers/58-62;]

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