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[7-11Broughman]
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The trial of a Botetourt County man charged with the shooting death of his brother continues today .
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]

Roger (Bruff-man) Broughman admits he shot his brother Rocky six times after pulling into Rocky's driveway and waiting for him to come out.
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

Roger says it was self-defense because Rocky had a gun in his back pocket.
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[SOT 15:41:37]
[IN Q=I don't]

((I DON'T WANT NOBODY BEING HURT. I DIDN'T WANT NOBODY BEING HURT TO START WITH, BUT THE WAY THINGS HAVE BEEN WITH HIM HERE IN THE LAST WEEK OR SO, IT JUST, I WENT UP THERE TO SEE WHAT HIS PROBLEM WAS AND HE RUN OUT THERE AND RUN HIS MOUTH. IT, I HAD TO DO IT. I, I'M SORRY.))
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[OUT Q=I'm sorry]
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[VO-NAT]

The dead man, Rocky, was known to be dangerous. He killed their father 22 years ago in this same house and wounded Roger, who was just a teenager at the time.
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[7-11Wolfe]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cut-In]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-17 TC58:42]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Wytheville man who plead guilty to beating another man to death will spend the next 28 years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville/April;]


23-year-old Jason Wolfe was arrested in August for the first-degree murder of 24-year-old Michael Alderman.
Police say Wolfe caught Alderman in bed with his then-girlfriend and killed him with several blows to the head.
Wolfe married the woman while he was in jail.
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[7-County-Supers]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cut-In]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#00-23]
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Roanoke County Supervisors are postponing a decision ... on Evangel Foursquare church's plan to build a new church and day care center along route 220 in Clearbrook.
As Jennifer Miele reports, supervisors are holding off on a vote until they get more information about site improvements.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=County supervisors]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Randy Kingery/Foursquare Evangel Church;:22]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Berry/County Resident;:58]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1;1:07]
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[OUT Q=big disappointment.]

(( County supervisors and residents are still concerned about an increase in traffic; water, sewage and drainage expenses; and what would happen to the land that wasn't being used for the church complex.
But Foursquare representatives say they don't want to spend any more money on plans for the church if a special use permit isn't guaranteed.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Why should Foursquare]

((WHY SHOULD FOURSQUARE EVANGIL CHURCH HAVE TO PAY ALL THE BILLS? WHY DOESN'T V-DOT? THEY ARE BEHIND ON TIME, WHY DON'T THEY GO AHEAD AND MAKE IMPROVEMENTS? WE'RE WILLING TO DO OUR PART, WE'RE WILLING TO PAY OUR SHARE. ALSO, ROANOKE COUNTY NEEDS TO DO THEIR SHARE.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=do their share.]


Supervisors agreed that the church should not be solely burdened with research expenses. They opted to assign the project to a joint committee comprised of county engineers and church officials.
But dozens of residents who live near the proposed site say they are disappointed with the delay.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I wanted something]

((I WANTED SOMETHING TO BE DONE, A DECISION TO BE MADE TONIGHT. WE'RE ALL TIRED OF WAITING AND WE WANTED A DECISION AND DIDN'T GET IT. THE POSTPONEMENT WAS A BIG DISAPPOINTMENT.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=big disappointment]
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[STAND-UP]
[SOT]

((COUNTY SUPERVISORS ESTIMATE A HALF MILLION DOLLARS IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND SEWAGE EXPENSES. THEY SHOULD HAVE A MORE EXACT ESTIMATE IN LESS THAN 30 DAYS. JENNIFER MIELE, NEWS 7.)) ))





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Taking a break from the news now to check your mid- week forecast...
More of the same...showers and storms likely today.
But temperatures will be cooler with highs around 80.
Rain will continue overnight, with lows in the 60s.
Looking ahead to the next five days...


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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 6/29/00
Thursday:

[SUPER=130-30/Anissa Hancock/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-/Lorene Lytton/Christiansburg]



[SUPER=130-7/Keisha Dove/Christiansburg]



[SUPER=130-7/Calvin Guthrie/Rocky Mount]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Pat Cannoy/Martinsville]



[SUPER=131-/David Walker/Snow Creek]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Charlie & Lois Keatts/Snow Creek]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/G.B. & Krystal Washburn/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-/Kenneth Cobbler/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-68/Ellen Carter/Danville]

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[45-11Principals]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM CutIn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC34:32]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal]


Parents in the Hill City are NOT happy about a plan to re- assign four elementary school principals.
Students are also expressing their opposition to the staff changes.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Few things]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kate Martin/DESI Student; :17 (quick!)]
[SUPER=01-James Bonner/Parent; :46]
[SUPER=01-Lysa Slay/DESI PTO President; :58]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( Few things can make children come to school during summer vacation, but the prospect of losing their principal drew more than a hundred students and their parents to Dearington Elementary.
Even the smallest got up on their soapbox-- or in this case, a milk crate-- to make one common point.
[SOT 1:07:54]

((KATE MARTIN/DESI STUDENT: WE ALL REALLY LOVE MR. PING AND DON'T WANT TO LOSE HIM.))
[RUNS= 04]


Mr. Ping is Jimmy Ping.. Dearington's principal for the last six years.
Last week, administrators decided to shift Ping and principals at Kizer, Linkhorne and Perrymont Elementary schools.
The move has parents outraged.. Ping is revered at Dearington as an innovator who's made a special connection with each of his students.
When news of his reassignment spread, parents had trouble explaining the move to their children.
[SOT 1:28:37]

((JAMES BONNER/PARENT: HE'S ASKING ME.. NEED IT FROM YOU.))
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[SOT 1:16:37]

((LYSA SLAY/PARENT: WE DID NOT ASK.. .. BE RECONSIDERED.))
[RUNS= 11]


But they'll have to wait for the answer.
The school board will decide next week whether to reverse their decision to shift the principals or stick with the original plan .
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

[45-11Pitts-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-14 TC1:36:05]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Five gunshot wounds killed a Pittsylvania County businessman.
That's the conclusion from an autopsy report.
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[VO-NAT]


44 year old David Whitehead Hutcherson is charged with killing 60 year old John Whitehead Motley.
The victim was well known in the tobacco industry in Danville and Pittsylvania County.
He was the co-owner of Motley's Warehouse in Danville.
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]


Authorities found Motley on his property yesterday afternoon shot in the chest.
Hutcherson appeared in court yesterday for his arraignment.
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[SOT 5:26:22]
[IN Q=The investigation]

((MAJ. GARY GOODSON/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING WE STILL DON'T HAVE A MOTIVE AS TO WHY THE SHOOTING OCCURRED.))
[SUPER=01-Maj. Gary Goodson/PIttsylvania Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=the shooting occured.]
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[VO-NAT]


This is Pittsylvania County's first murder of the year.
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[45-11Henry-Supers]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cut-In]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Collinsville district seat on the Henry County Board of Supervisors will now be occupied by Doctor Calvin Rains.
Rains will finish the term of the late Jack Dalton.
The board also approved a 97-million dollar budget that will not raise taxes.

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Time now to look at the forecast...
Staying rather wet today... showers and storms likely with a high near 80.
Expect more rain tonight with lows near 65.
Looking ahead to the next five days...


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[8-220-Suit]


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2-point-9 million dollars. That's the settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit approved yesterday by a Roanoke judge.
It comes 17 months after an eight year old girl and her grandmother died in a traffic accident.
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[VO-NAT 98-83 29:45]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./January 25, 1999]

Geraldine Gillispie and her granddaughter, Emily Sturgill, were killed last year on Route 220 in Franklin County after stopping for a school bus. Authorities said Michael Lee Gray, the tow truck driver, failed to see the bus in time to stop. Gray was convicted last year of involuntary manslaughter.
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[8-11L'Burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM CutIn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-21 TC46:40]
[GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal]


The controversial decision over whether to move Lynchburg's voter registrar from City Hall depends largely on input from the Justice Department.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The electoral board had voted to move the registrar to the Department of Motor Vehicles because that's where most of its new voters are registered.
But some say moving the office out of the inner city will make it harder for minorities to sign up to vote.
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[SOT 00:24:45]
[IN Q=Another consideration]

((BERT DODSON/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: ANOTHER CONSIDERATION IS HAVING GOVERNMENT SERVICES MOVE OUT OF DOWNTOWN, AS SAID BY PREVIOUS SPEAKERS, SENDS A BAD MESSAGE IN MY MIND THAT PEOPLE ARE LEAVING DOWNTOWN RATHER THAN PEOPLE COMING TO DOWNTOWN.))
[SUPER=01-Bert Dodson/Lynchburg Council Member]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=coming to downtown.]
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[VO-NAT]


Council voted last night to hold off on a resolution opposing the move until the Justice Department decides if the plan is legal.
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[8-11Holland-Seat]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cut-In]
[WRITER=equ/sbu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There will be a special election for the 15th senatorial district.
Governor Jim Gilmore's set the election to fill the seat of the late Richard Holland for November 7th.
That's the day Virginians pick a President, a U-S Senator, and a congressional representative anyway.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
The 15th district includes Charlotte County and Appomattox on its western edge.
Several candidates have already announced.
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[8-11Scottie's-Place]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM CutIn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's a camp in West Virginia to help homeless children escape their grown- up problems, at least for a while.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Monroe Co., WV]


Paul Winter and Jo-El Wadsworth opened the camp on their 315-acre farm this summer.
They call it Scottie's Place, after a homeless child they met 7 years ago.
It's a wilderness retreat for kids who have lived in shelters at one time or another.
In each two-week session, kids learn survival skills and how to help out and care for animals on the farm.
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[IN Q=We wanted to empower]
[SOT 2:37 - :47]

((JO-EL WADSWORTH/SCOTTIE'S PLACE: WE WANTED TO EMPOWER THEM... TO TEACH THEM THAT THE LIFE WHERE THEY WERE RIGHT NOW WAS NOT THE END OR THE ONLY THING THAT THEY COULD EXPECT FROM LIFE. ))
[SOT 30:36 - :44]

((SHANNON STEVENSON/CAMPER: I WENT TO CAMP AND I GOT TO MEET ALL THESE COOL PEOPLE AND HANG OUT WITH THE ANIMALS AND STUFF, AND LEARN HOW TO PLAY THE PIANO.))
[SUPER=01-Jo-El Wadsworth/Scottie's Place; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shannon Stevenson/Camper from Roanoke; :11]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=play the piano.]
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[TAKE WEBWATCH PAGE FULL]
To find out more about Scottie's Place, you can check out the Web Watch section of our homepage at wdbj7 -dot- com.
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Before we wrap up this morning...here's another look at the forecast.
Showers and storms are likely today, with cooler highs near 80.
Expect more of the same as we head into the evening and overnight period...with lows falling into the 60s.
In the extended forecast....

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