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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Expect more of the same today - sunny skies and warm temperatures with highs in the 80's. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have details in just a couple of minutes.





[7-Bedford-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Fire damaged a Bedford County home last night.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Firefighters were called to the home on Turner Branch Road at 11 o' clock. Officials don't know what caused the blaze, but they are investigating. No one was injured.
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[7-11Wythe-Drug]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Dozens of drug suspects are behind bars in Wythe County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


Officers were out early yesterday morning, surprising suspects at home, serving some 2-hundred indictments and making more than 50-arrests.
A number of charges include distribution and possession of crack cocaine and oxycontin.
Area law enforcement agencies say they've been working on building strong cases, some against notorious dealers, for over a year.
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[7-11student-paper]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[TAPE#=01-08 TC1:45:40]
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Tonight - ome GW Danville high school students and PARENTS will be voicing their opinions on administrators rights to censor the school newspaper.

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[VO-NAT]


The newspaper wants to print articles dealing with sexually transmitted diseases, teen pregnancy, and interracial dating.
The articles contains students names.
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


The school board wants the editors to change the names because of worries that the district could be held liable.


The Supreme Court has ruled school districts can censor school newspapers in some situations.
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[SOT 5:55:24]
[IN Q=Student newspapers can be]

((DAVID HOFFMAN/AVERETT COLLEGE JOURNALISM PROFESSOR: STUDENT NEWSPAPERS CAN BE CENSORED ONLY WHEN THE MATERIAL HAS NO VALID EDUCATION PURPOSE. THAT'S KIND OF A FINE LINE HERE, AS TO WHAT I UNDERSTAND WITH THE ISSUE REGARDING THE CHATTERBOX.))
[SUPER=01-David Hoffman/Averett College Journalism Professor]
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[OUT Q=regarding the chatterbox]
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[VO-NAT]


Superintendent Andy Overstreet believes the issue has been resolved and says the magazine could go to print as early as Friday.
However, students and their parents still plan to voice their concerns at tonight's school board meeting.
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[7-11Hollins-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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Charges have been dropped against two Hollins University students who protested in the nude -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Chris Chappel and Annliv Young were charged with indecent exposure, for appearing in public wearing only red paint on Tuesday.
Chappel and Young were two of about ten Hollins students who decided to bare their essentials to make a point during a campus demonstration.
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[WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Mother Nature is staying steady - keeping sunny skies and summer like temperatures. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will be here in just a few minutes with detail.





[45-11Poff]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC1:11:30]
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Charitable organizations in the New River Valley were loosing thousands of dollars in the late 90's, and they did not even know it.
Rick Poff, the man they entrusted with keeping track of their donations was siphoning off HUNDREDS of thousands of dollars for his own use.
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[VO-NAT]


The list includes New River Community Action, Habitat for Humanity, the Pulaski Free Clinic, the "Y" and the Emergency Needs Task Force.
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[SOT 21:15:30]
[IN Q=We felt good]

((WE FELT GOOD ABOUT ALL THE MONEY WE RAISED, BECAUSE IT WENT RIGHT TO THE PEOPLE THAT NEEDED IT THE MOST.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Johnson/Pulaski Emergency Needs Task Force]
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[OUT Q=it the most.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Rick Poff admitted in court yesterday to taking a total of 270- thousand dollars. The government puts the amount at 636-thousand.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Poff submitted a list of things- -such as diamond rings- -he could sell to make restitution. The total was 101-thousand dollars.

[45-11Henry-Jobs]


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[WRITER=tha]
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40 new jobs are coming to Henry County - Zenith Logistics is moving into a new distribution center in Ridgeway. The company provides a variety of services for Bassett Furniture.

[45-11Bassett]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
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Meanwhile, sales are down for Basset.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bassett/File Tape]


Bassett Furniture says it expects second quarter sales to decline between 15 and 18 percent.
The company says a soft business climate has forced it to concentrate on reducing inventory and slow production.
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[45-11Young-Heroes]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=syo]
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A group of local young had a special day yesteday -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

One dozen students in grades six through twelve were honored at a special Kiwanis luncheon for being "young heroes".

The kids were chosen for their accomplishments, inspirational attitudes and triumph over adversity.
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[SOT 8:35-8:47]
[IN Q=Dealing with palsy and diabetes...]

((CHIP CLARK/"YOUNG HERO": DEALING WITH PALSY AND DIABETES AND LEARNING TO JUST DEAL WITH LIFE, DEAL WITH CIRCUMSTANCES AND LEARN TO DEAL WITH THAT IN A POSITIVE WAY.))
[SUPER=01-Chip Clark/"Young Hero";]
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[OUT Q=with that in a positive way.]
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[VO-NAT]

Guest speaker at the luncheon was Geraldine Barber who raised twin boys, Ronde and Tiki, to become professional football players.
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[SOT 2:58-3:09]

((GERALDINE BARBER/MOTHER OF RONDE AND TIKI: THE MAJORITY OF YOUNG PEOPLE, ALL THEY WANT IS TIME AND SOME RESPECT AND SOME ACKNOWLEDGMENT THAT TIMES ARE DIFFERENT, THEY'RE FACING DIFFERENT CHALLENGES THAN WE AS PARENTS FACED A FEW YEARS BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Geraldine Barber/Ronde & Tiki's Mom;]
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[OUT Q=a few years back.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


The 12 "young heroes" and their families were treated to a field trip at Virginia's Explore Park. They topped the day off with an awards banquet yesterday evening.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom... Our stretch of dry weather continues today. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has more on your sunny forecast, coming up.





[8-11State-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Some members of the General Assembly have come up with a new way to end the budget battle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Republican leadership of Virginia's House of Delegates has given up on passing a whole state budget.
They say state pay raises, college building projects, and certain school, museum, and Medicaid funding are too important to risk losing in a budget battle with the Senate.
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[SOT 14:07:20]
[IN Q=So we are going to try]

((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN/R-FAIRFAX: SO WE ARE GOING TO TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT. WE INTEND TO INTRODUCE NINE SEPARATE APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE AREAS OF GREATEST IMMEDIATE NEED.))
[sot 14:21:03]

((SPEAKER VANCE WILKINS/R-AMHERST: OH I THINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE DO THAT. THAT'S WHY WE'RE STILL BACK DOWN HERE THRASHING AWAY AT IT. SO IF WE DIDN'T THINK IT WAS IMPORTANT, WE WOULDN'T BE BACK HERE TODAY. THAT'S FOR SURE. WITH ANOTHER PROPOSAL.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) Fairfax; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vance Wilkins/(R) Amherst; :09]
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[OUT Q=for sure. With another proposal.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=VA Budget]


State Senator Ken Stolle (STAH-lee) says "cherrypicking" parts of the state budget is a bad idea... and NOT something he expects the Senate to support.

[8-6-Wyndhurst]


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The 100- million- dollar Wyndhurst Development will be a city within the boundaries of Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


City and state officials cut the ribbon that officially opened Enterprise Drive through the new Wyndhurst development.
Wyndhurst will feature what's called a traditional neighborhood development of homes, shops and restaurants.
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[SOT 18:26:45]
[IN Q=But I think]

((CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: BUT I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE DEVELOPMENTS LIKE THIS AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTS THAT ARE TAKING PLACE THROUGHOUT THE CITY THAT ARE HOPEFULY GOING TO BRING PEOPLE BACK INTO THE AREA. I THINK THE PARTNERSHIP WITH CENTRAL HEALTH, WITH THE Y, THOSE KIND OF HEALTH-RELATED ENTITIES, I THINK IS GOING TO BE VERY MUCH A PLUS FOR THE CITY AND FOR DEVELOPMENTS LIKE THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Carl Hutcherson/Lynchburg Mayor]
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[OUT Q=developments like this.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wyndhurst will also be home to The Summit, an assisted living center, and the new Jamerson Family Y-M-C-A scheduled to open next spring.
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[8-Line-Domain]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
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[GRAPHIC=Eminent Domain]


The "sounds" of electricity can be heard near the home of a Floyd county family.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.]

High voltage power lines cross through Betty and Richard Martin's 100- acre property in Floyd County. The Martins say the line DOES make them UN-easy but say over the past 15 years they've learned to adjust to the noise associated with high voltage lines.
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[SOT 15:23:19]
[IN Q=We're not ]

((BETTY MARTIN/LANDOWNER:WE'RE NOT AS CLOSE TO IT AS SOME ARE BUT YOU'LL STILL HEAR THE ROARING AND THE FRYING ON A RAINY DAY BUT YOU LEARN TO LIVE WITH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Betty Martin/Landowner;]
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[OUT Q=live with it.]
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[VO-NAT]

You can hear more from the Martin's tonight on NEWS 7 at Six....as we continue our look at the lasting effects eminent domain can have on people's lives. (------------)