[7-Roanoke-memorial]

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Congressmen Bob Goodlatte spoke yesterday at the ceremony in Roanoke held by Roanoke Valley Veterens Council
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to honor those who fought and died for our country.
More than 50 people gathered at the ceremony at Lee Plaza, but it was moved inside because of the rain.
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[OUT Q=who serve in our armed forces]
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The rain cleared by the end of the ceremony and family and friends were able to go outside and pay tribute at the memorial.
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[7-Goodlatte-Injured]


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Congressman Bob Goodlatte is at home recovering from broken bones this morning after injuring his ankle at yesterday's ceremony. The sixth district Republican apparently slipped on wet stairs after addressing the crowd. That may prompt the Foundation to make some changes to Victory Plaza.
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[IN Q=The polished granite]

((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: THE POLISHED GRANITE THAT'S ON THE FLOOR OF THE PLAZA GETS REALLY SLICK AND THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO UNPOLISHED IT BY SHOOTING IT WITH SAND SANDBLAST IT TO TAKE THE EDGE ON IT WHICH IS ASHAMED BECAUSE THE POLISH SET OFF THE NAMES OF THE BEACHES, BUT WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT PEOPLE GETTING HURT.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Memorial Foundation]
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[OUT Q=getting hurt.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Goodlatte was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital's emergency room where he was treated for a leg injury. His ankle was fractured.



[7-2-Bedford-Memorial]


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For thousands, enduring a little rain was a small sacrifice to honor those who have died in battle at the National D-Day Memorial dedication in Bedford.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford]

The audience sat silent as "Death on Shore" was unveiled. A granite arch, and another statue entitled "Across the Beach" were also dedicated at yesterday's ceremony. But it was the lone soldier with personal items falling out of his bag that evoked emotional response from the crowd.
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((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: I THINK IT HAS MOVED A LOT OF PEOPLE...THAT SORT OF THING.))
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The sculptor Jim Brothers says all of his work comes from real stories told by veterans and their families.
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((JIM BROTHERS/SCULPTOR: WHEN YOU ARE DOING A PERSON WHO IS DEAD YOU OBVIOUSLY WANT THEM TO HAVE BEEN ALIVE AND THE LETTERS FROM HOME, THE BIBLE, YOU WANT TO HAVE EXISTED IN THE OBSERVERS MIND.))
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[OUT Q=observers mind.]



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[VO-NAT]

The statue will eventually be half immersed in a reflecting pool symbolizing the shore of Omaha beach.
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Now, let's take a look at today's forecast... Today will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 70's.. Tonight will be mostly clear and cooling off with lows in the lower 50's.




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[45-Fatal-Ax]


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A Pulaski county man was killed in a car accident yesterday.
45-year old Billy Ray Harrison was driving south on route 100 in Pulaski shortly after six, when he drove off the side of the road and struck a tree.
Officials say Harrison died at the scene.
No one else was injured.


[45-11Holiday-Traffic]


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Seven people died on Virginia's roads over the holiday weekend.
That's according to Salem State police, who cover a 14- county region.
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That number is actually down from last year when 14 people were killed. State police say they have joined a nationwide effort to bring down the accident rate.
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((SERGEANT TOM FOSTER: TONIGHT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE 75% OF THE TROOPERS THAT WORK IN EACH COUNTY OUT ON THE HIGHWAY, THAT'S MINIMUM, SOME COUNTIES WILL HAVE MORE. AND THAT IS PART OF A PROJECT WE CALL CARE WHICH IS THE COMBINED ACTION AND REDUCTION EFFORT. IT'S A NATIONWIDE PROGRAM IN WHICH WE PARTICIPATE, AND THE GUIDELINES DO CALL FOR A MINIMUM 75%.))
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[VO-NAT]

Officials say the best way to stay safe on the roads is common sense -- like wearing your seat belt, watching your speed, and never getting behind the wheel after drinking.
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[45-Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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U-S Senate candidate George Allen is keeping mum about how he thinks Republicans should nominate their next candidate for Governor.
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The FORMER Governor was campaigning in Roanoke on Friday.
In an interview Allen said he generally favors primaries because they involve more people in the party and the political process... but he hasn't taken a public position in the current discussion.
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((GEORGE ALLEN/R- U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: I'M SURE THE STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE WILL BE HAGGLING OVER THIS, LOOKING AT THE MERITS AND THE DEMERITS AND ATTRIBUTES OF EACH WAY OF NOMINATING, BUT I'M CONFIDENT WE'LL END UP WITH A GOOD NOMINEE BECAUSE THE TWO PEOPLE RUNNING ARE BOTH OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUALS.))
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[OUT Q=are both outstanding individuals.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Allen will receive the party's nomination for the U-S Senate as the state GOP convention concludes Saturday in Virginia Beach.



[45-Goodlatte-Injured]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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After speaking at the crowd attending yesterday's dedication of the D- Day Memorial in Bedford, Congressman Bob Goodlatte fell on wet stairs and injured his anke.
The sixth district Republican now resting comfortably at home.
The incident may prompt the Memorial Foundation to make some changes to Victory Plaza.
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[IN Q=The polished granite]

((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: THE POLISHED GRANITE THAT'S ON THE FLOOR OF THE PLAZA GETS REALLY SLICK AND THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO UNPOLISHED IT BY SHOOTING IT WITH SAND SANDBLAST IT TO TAKE THE EDGE ON IT WHICH IS ASHAMED BECAUSE THE POLISH SET OFF THE NAMES OF THE BEACHES, BUT WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT PEOPLE GETTING HURT.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Memorial Foundation]
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[OUT Q=getting hurt.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Goodlatte was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital's emergency room where he was treated for a fractured ankle.



[45Weather]


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[WRITER=don]
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Taking a break from the news now to check the forecast...
Mostly sunny and pleasant today with highs in mid 70s.
Mostly clear and cool again tonight with lows in the mid 50s.
Looking ahead to the rest of the work week....lots of sunshine and gradually warmer temperatures nearing 90 by the weekend.



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[8-Roanoke-memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=kor/sbu]
[TAPE#=00-05 1:42:48]
[GRAPHIC=memorial Day]


Congressmen Bob Goodlatte spoke at the ceremony in Roanoke held by Roanoke Valley Veterans Council
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[vo-nat]
[Super=03-Roanoke;]

to honor those who fought and died for our country.
More than 50 people gathered at the ceremony at Lee Plaza, but it was moved inside because of the rain.
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[SOT 6:03]
[IN Q=Courage, honor, and loyalty]
[SUPER=@Goodlatte]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=who serve in our armed forces]
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[VO-NAT]


The rain cleared by the end of the ceremony and family and friends were able to go outside and pay tribute at the memorial.
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[8-2-Bedford-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=D-Day memorial]


Suffering through a little rain was a small sacrifice for a crowd of thousands who gathered to honor those who have died in battle at the National D-Day Memorial dedication in Bedford.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]

The audience sat silent as "Death on Shore" was unveiled. A granite arch, and another statue entitled "Across the Beach" were also dedicated at yesterday's ceremony. But it was the lone soldier with personal items falling out of his bag that evoked emotional response from the crowd.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 00:37:19]
[IN Q=I think it]

((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: I THINK IT HAS MOVED A LOT OF PEOPLE...THAT SORT OF THING.))
[Super=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Memorial Foundation;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=sort of thing.]

The sculptor Jim Brothers says all of his work comes from real stories told by veterans and their families.
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[SOT tc 00:41:44]
[IN Q=When you are]

((JIM BROTHERS/SCULPTOR: WHEN YOU ARE DOING A PERSON WHO IS DEAD YOU OBVIOUSLY WANT THEM TO HAVE BEEN ALIVE AND THE LETTERS FROM HOME, THE BIBLE, YOU WANT TO HAVE EXISTED IN THE OBSERVERS MIND.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Brothers/Sculptor;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=observers mind.]



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[VO-NAT]

The statue will eventually be half immersed in a reflecting pool symbolizing the shore of Omaha beach.
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[8-Goodlatte-Injured]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=kwe/sbu]
[TAPE#=00-19 15;05]
[GRAPHIC=Bob Goodlatte]


Congressman Bob Goodlatte is home today nursing broken bones after suffering injuries at yesterday's ceremony. The sixth district Republican apparently slipped on wet stairs after addressing the crowd. The foundation is now looking into making some changes to Victory Plaza.
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[SOT tc 00:35:41]
[IN Q=The polished granite]

((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: THE POLISHED GRANITE THAT'S ON THE FLOOR OF THE PLAZA GETS REALLY SLICK AND THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO UNPOLISHED IT BY SHOOTING IT WITH SAND SANDBLAST IT TO TAKE THE EDGE ON IT WHICH IS ASHAMED BECAUSE THE POLISH SET OFF THE NAMES OF THE BEACHES, BUT WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT PEOPLE GETTING HURT.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Memorial Foundation]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=getting hurt.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Goodlatte was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital's emergency room where he was treated for a leg injury. His ankle was fractured.



[8-Fatal-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AMCutins]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax]

A Pulaski County man died yesterday after he ran his car into a tree.
45-year old Billy Ray Harrison was driving south on route 100 in Pulaski shortly after six when he drove off the side of the road and struck a tree.
Officials say Harrison died at the scene.
No one else was injured.


[8Weather]


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[WRITER=don]
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Let's take a minute to check the forecast once more...
Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 70s.
Mostly clear and cool tonight with lows in the mid 50s.
Looking ahead to the rest of the work week....lots of sunshine and gradually warmer temperatures nearing 90 by the weekend.



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