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[7-Franklin-Search]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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Searchers have found a 40 year old man who was missing in Franklin County overnight.
Larry Scott was found just before seven AM along Hopkins Road, about three miles north of Rocky Mount.
He had been missing for more than 10 hours when he was discovered.





[7-2Murder-Suicide]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=ejo]
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Stress seems to have been a contributing factor in a Martinsville family tragedy over the weekend.
Four people are dead in what police call a triple-murder and suicide.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Saturday;]


Police say Jesse LeRoy Brown left a note outlining his frustration with caring for his father Jesse Brown Senior, who had Alzhiemers Disease .. and his 12 year old nephew Dimitri Brown, who was physically and mentally disabled.
But there is help for people with difficult caregiving burdens.
Piedmont Community Services in Martinsville offers individual and family counseling. And there is a program called "Respite" to provide care-givers a break.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're able]

((We're able to provide ourselves or arragne for a respite service. The person with a disability or a child with a disability is able to attend a summer camp or the care-giver can take a weekend vacation.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Tobin/Piedmont Community Services;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=weekend vacation.]
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[VO-NAT]


Jim Tobin says it's important to get help before there's a crisis.
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[TAKE FS]
He urges anyone who needs help to call Piedmont Community services at 540-632-7128 .. or the 24 hour counseling and referral service at 540-632-7295.
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[7-Gilmore-Education]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-28 17;54]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore]

Governor Jim Gilmore says Virginia is the country's leader in Internet technology, and he's more than happy to talk high tech with the country's other governors.
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[VO-NAT 15:01:07]
[SUPER=03-State College, PA;]


And Technology was the focus of a Sunday meeting of the National Governor's Association in Pennsylvania.
General Colin Powell addressed the group, urging them to do more to mentor children to bring them into the high-tech workforce in their states.
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[SOT 14:59:15 - :35]
[IN Q=He also made a point]
[SUPER=07-Gov. Jim Gilmore]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: HE ALSO MADE A POINT OF POINTING OUT THAT HE'S ON THE BOARD OF AOL, WHICH IS A VIRGINIA CORPORATION. AND WHEN YOU ADD UUNET, PSI, ETC., VIRGINIA REALLY IS THE INTERNET CAPITOL OF THE WORLD. SO, I THINK IT'S PRODUCTIVE TO EXAMINE SOME OF THESE COMPLEX ISSUES AND I THINK WE'RE ONLY BEGINNING TO DO THAT.))
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=beginning to do that.]
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[Anchor=Denise]


39 governors from around the nation attended the session.


[7Weather]


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Time to check the local forcast.
It's going to be hazy, hot and humid today with highs possibly reaching the mid-90's
Lows tonight in the mid to upper 60's.
Your extended forcast looks much the same with thunderstorms a possiblity and highs in the mid to upper 80's throughout the week.
[SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE]
[SUPER=314-Partly Sunny/Hazy/90-95/Partly Cloudy/Chance of Rain/65-70;]

[Extended 1005 ESSc]
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[45-2-Franklin-Search]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The search for a missing Franklin County man is over.
Searchers found 40 year Larry Scott just before seven AM along Hopkins Road, about three miles north of Rocky Mount.
He had been missing for more than 10 hours when he was discovered.
Rescue crews attended to Scott after he was found. We have no word on his condition.






[45-Gilmore-Education]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-28 17;54]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore]


Jim Gilmore says Virginia is the country's leader in Internet technology. And he's happy to share his knowlege with other governors.
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[VO-NAT 15:01:07]
[SUPER=03-State College, PA;]


And Technology was the focus of a Sunday meeting of the National Governor's Association in Pennsylvania.
General Colin Powell addressed the group, urging them to do more to mentor children to bring them into the high-tech workforce in their states.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:59:15 - :35]
[IN Q=He also made a point]
[SUPER=07-Gov. Jim Gilmore]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: HE ALSO MADE A POINT OF POINTING OUT THAT HE'S ON THE BOARD OF AOL, WHICH IS A VIRGINIA CORPORATION. AND WHEN YOU ADD UUNET, PSI, ETC., VIRGINIA REALLY IS THE INTERNET CAPITOL OF THE WORLD. SO, I THINK IT'S PRODUCTIVE TO EXAMINE SOME OF THESE COMPLEX ISSUES AND I THINK WE'RE ONLY BEGINNING TO DO THAT.))
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=beginning to do that.]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


39 governors from around the nation attended the session.


[45-Retirement-System]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The state's retirement system will get some attention from Virginia's legislative watchdog agency.
It's called the "Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission".
When it meets in Richmond today, it will hear a report on how well the retirement system is investing the funds used to pay benefits to state government retirees.
Virginia allows state workers to retire at age 50 .. if they have at least 30 years on the job.


[45-Spin-to-win]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-29 11:29]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Three contestants stopped the spinning ... and split the money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


For ten days, these three women had been going around and around for the 5-thousand dollar prize ... in K-92 radio's Spin Till you Win contest.
Contestants had to spend the day and night on the Giant Ferris Wheel at the Salem Fair to win the money.
Each woman says the experience was worth it.
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[SOT 7:36]
[IN Q=its actually]

((TONI BIGGS: IT'S ACTUALLY PRETTY FUN AND WATCHING ALL THE SCENERY IT'S PRETTY NICE.))
[SUPER=01-Toni Biggs/"Spin Till You Win" Contestant]
[RUNS=7]
[OUT Q=pretty nice.]
[SOT 8:27]
[INQ=it did]

((MARSHE MUNSEY: IT DID SEEM A LITTLE UNREAL TO GO 10 DAYS WITHOUT SEEING THE KIDS.... WILL POWER TO TRY AND GET THROUGH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Marshe Munsey/"Spin Till You Win" Contestant]
[OUTQ=through it]
[RUNS=7]
[SOT 9;22]
[INQ=i was]

((SHERRI SHUPE: I WAS REALLY THINKING ABOUT LAZAR EYE SURGERY AND THE INSURANCE WON'T PAY FOR IT. SO THAT IS WHAT DROVE ME.))
[OUTQ=DROVE ME.]
[RUNS=8]
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[VO-NAT]


The three women say they plan to split the 5-thousand dollars because they all deserve it.
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[45Weather]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=dal]
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Here's another look at the local forcast.
It's going to be hazy, hot and humid today with highs possibly reaching the mid-90's
Lows tonight in the mid to upper 60's.
Your extended forcast looks much the same with thunderstorms a possiblity and highs in the mid to upper 80's throughout the week.
[SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE]
[SUPER=314-Partly Sunny/Hazy/90-95/Partly Cloudy/Chance of Rain/65-70;]

[Extended 1005 ESSc]
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[8-Franklin-Search]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Searchers have found a Franklin County man missing since last night.
40 year Larry Scott was found just before seven AM along Hopkins Road, about three miles north of Rocky Mount.
He had been missing for more than 10 hours when he was discovered.
Rescue crews attended to Scott after he was found. We have no word on his condition.






[8-2-11Murder-Suicide]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Murder-Suicide]

Appearantly, the stress of constantly caring for two relatives played a major role in a Martinsville multiple-murder-suicide this weekend.
Four people are dead in what police call a triple-murder and suicide.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Saturday;]


Police say Jesse LeRoy Brown left a note outlining his frustration with caring for his father Jesse Brown Senior, who had Alzhiemers Disease .. and his 12 year old nephew Dimitri Brown, who was physically and mentally disabled.
But there is help for people with difficult caregiving burdens.
Piedmont Community Services in Martinsville offers individual and family counseling. And there is a program called "Respite" to provide care-givers a break.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We're able]

((We're able to provide ourselves or arragne for a respite service. The person with a disability or a child with a disability is able to attend a summer camp or the care-giver can take a weekend vacation.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Tobin/Piedmont Community Services;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=weekend vacation.]
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[VO-NAT]


Jim Tobin says it's important to get help before there's a crisis.
(+++++++)

[TAKE FS]
He urges anyone who needs help to call Piedmont Community services or the 24 hour counseling and referral service at the numbers on your screen.
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[8-Health-Department]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-20 1:21:28]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Eight months after its roof collapsed, the Roanoke County Health Department in Vinton is planning to move back into its permanent home.

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[VO-NAT 99-49 9:46]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/November 15, 1999]


Last year, the roof fell in while being repaired -- officials believed the weight from the new material caused it to give way. [99-38 1:11:46]
In the meantime the health department has been operating out of the Roland E. Cook Elementary School.
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[8-7-Wallens-Ridge]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Va Prisons]


About 50 relatives of Connecticut inmates who've been transferred to the Wallens Ridge prison in Wise County .. are making a long bus trip to see the super-maximum security prison.
Two Connecticut inmates have died there in the last year.
The relatives who left over the weekend are part of the growing discontent with Connecticut's inmate transfer policy, one intended to relieve that state's overcrowded prisons.

[8Weather]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


One last look at the local weather this morning.
It's going to be hazy, hot and humid today with highs possibly reaching the mid-90's
Lows tonight in the mid to upper 60's.
Your extended forcast looks much the same with thunderstorms a possiblity and highs in the mid to upper 80's throughout the week.
[SUPER=X5000; SET DISSOLVE]
[SUPER=314-Partly Sunny/Hazy/90-95/Partly Cloudy/Chance of Rain/65-70;]

[SUPER=#555;RESET] [Extended 1005 ESSc]