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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - If you have outdoor activities planned - keep and umbrella handy just in case. There is a possibility of showers today. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in a couple of minutes.





[7-VOB-Standoff]


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A lengthy standoff involving Roanoke police yesterday ended in an arrest. But the evening wasn't over for police just yet.
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Authorities went to the home of Riccardo Hilton yesterday after someone phoned in a report of shots fired. But authorities say Hilton refused to leave his home so they fired tear gas into the house. Police would eventually locate Hilton in the attic and take him into custody. But the ride to jail would prove to be an eventful one.
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((SHELLY ALLEY: WHEN THE OFFICER WHO WAS TRANSPORTING HIM GOT TO THE AREA OF 19TH STREET AND ORANGE AVENUE MR. HILTON KICKED OUT THE BACK WINDOW OF THE POLICE CAR AND DOVE OUT THE WINDOW OF THE CAR.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Spokesperson;]
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[OUT Q=of the car.]
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After a foot pursuit, Hilton was eventually taken into custody again and transported to jail. Police say they found a handgun and a shotgun inside his residence.
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[7-11Roanoke-Times ]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The Roanoke Times will have new printing presses as part of its expansion plans.
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The city will give the newspaper two free parcels of land- -and a half million dollar industrial development grant.
In turn, the Roanoke Times will stay in the city as a taxpayer, and build a 31-million dollar printing plant across Second street from its current location.
An existing business on the site now- -Howard's Car Care- - will have to go.
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[SOT 10:13:10]

((SO THERE WILL CERTAINLY SOME DISPLACEMENT. BUT HAVING A STATE OF THE ART PRINTING FACILITY ON WHAT WAS A PARKING LOT IS A GOOD TRADE-OFF FOR THE CITY.))
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[SUPER=01-Wendy Zomparelli/Roanoke Times Publisher]
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[OUT Q=trade-off for the city.]
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Work on the project begins in the Fall, assuming it wins approval in the formal review process.
And the presses should be rolling by May, 2003.
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[7-11Music-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Many gathered at Victory Stadium to celebrate Independence Day -
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Thousands gathered together there to celebrate the holiday as part of the Music for Americans concert. Several groups played for the crowd last night. Yesterday afternoon-- a thunderstorm rolled through creating a few headaches, but all in all the shower went by quickly. And, in the end, it looks like everything went just fine.

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Some celebrated the Forth of July by becoming Americans. At Monticello, 71 people from various parts of the globe became Americans yesterday when they took their oath of citizenship during a ceremony.
Another 45 people became American citizens at a similar ceremony in Arlington.



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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - There's a chance for a shower today - but otherwise its going to be partly sunny with highs in the 80's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in your forecast.




[45-6-Food-Lion-Recall]


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Food Lion has pulled ITS brand of white corn tortilla chips off store shelves. The company has pulled their store brand because the chips may contain a genetically modified corn. The recall follows concerns raised by the Food and Drug Administration that the chips contained Starlink, a pesticide protein that has been blamed for causing allergic reactions. Detection of the yellow variety of the corn prompted widespread recalls last fall of tortillas, taco shells and other products. The company will keep their store brand white corn chip off the shelves indefinitely.


[45-11Boys-Girls-Club]


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A new chapter of the Boys and Girls Club is keeping some local children busy this summer.
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Organizers at the New River Valley location say enrollment in their summer program has tripled over the last two months. With some 120-kids, five days of the week are filled with activities and learning. The N-R-V Boys and Girls Club first opened it's doors in February with an after school program.
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((CHELSEA LINDSEY/CLUB MEMBER; PLAY GAMES AND LIKE IF YOU HAVE A SPORT YOUR GOING TO BE DOING OR TRYING OUT FOR THEY'LL HELP YOU WITH IT, THEN WE DO STUFF LIKE CRAFTS AND LEARNING SPANISH WE WATCH MOVIES.))
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Organizers are looking to expand and reach kids in Giles and Pulaski Counties. They say they're always looking for volunteers.
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[45-6-Roanoke-Times]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=khu]
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The Roanoke Times has made a deal with the city - and plans to go ahead with its expansion. The newspaper will be getting a whole new printing press in a couple of years.
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Yesterday, city officials and the publisher of the paper gathered on the site of a 60-thousand square foot expansion project the paper hopes to begin this Fall.
In 1984, the Roanoke Times upgraded its existed press from letterset to offset, with disastrous results.
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((IT WAS A MESS. THAT'S WHY WE'RE EXCITED THIS TIME. WE DON'T HAVE TO GO THROUGH THAT KIND OF JUGGLING ACT AGAIN.))
[SUPER=01-Wendy Zomparelli/Roanoke Times Publisher]
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[OUT Q=that kind of juggling act again.]
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Zomparelli says the paper considered moving, but felt strongly about staying downtown.
The city will GIVE the Roanoke Times the land- -displacing another business in the process. Howard's Car Care has been leasing the property from the city on a monthly basis.
The 31-million dollar project is supposed to be completed in the Spring of 2003.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - Expect partly sunny skies today with highs in the 80's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete forecast coming up.




[8-VOB-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]

A lengthy standoff ended in an arrest yesterday - but when Roanoke police tried to take the suspect into custody, things got a little more involved.
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[VO-NAT 19.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]

Authorities went to the home of Riccardo Hilton yesterday after someone phoned in a report of shots fired. But authorities say Hilton refused to leave his home, so they fired tear gas into the house. Police would eventually locate Hilton in the attic and take him into custody. But the ride to jail would prove to be an eventful one.
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[SOT 18:33:31]
[IN Q=When the ]

((SHELLY ALLEY: WHEN THE OFFICER WHO WAS TRANSPORTING HIM GOT TO THE AREA OF 19TH STREET AND ORANGE AVENUE MR. HILTON KICKED OUT THE BACK WINDOW OF THE POLICE CAR AND DOVE OUT THE WINDOW OF THE CAR.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Spokesperson;]
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[OUT Q=of the car.]
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[VO-NAT 9 plus pad]

After a foot pursuit, Hilton was eventually taken into custody again and transported to jail. Police say they found a handgun and a shotgun inside his residence.
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[8-6-Food-Lion-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Product Recall]

Food Lion will not be selling its brand of white corn tortilla chips for a while - The company has pulled their store brand because the chips may contain a genetically-modified corn. The recall follows concerns raised by the Food and Drug Administration that the chips contained Starlink, a pesticide protein that has been blamed for causing allergic reactions. Detection of the yellow variety of the corn prompted widespread recalls last fall of tortillas, taco shells and other products. The company will keep their store brand white corn chip off the shelves indefinitely.


[8-6-Immigration]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]

July Forth meant citizenship for a group of new Americans - At Monticello, 71 people from various parts of the globe became Americans yesterday when they took their oath of citizenship during a ceremony.
Another 45 people became American citizens at a similar ceremony in Arlington.



[8-11Music-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC-1:13:40]
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The July fourth celebration at Victory Stadium was a success.
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[VO-NAT]
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Thousands gathered together there to celebrate the holiday as part of the Music for Americans concert. Several groups played for the crowd last night. Yesterday afternoon-- a thunderstorm rolled through creating a few headaches, but all in all the shower went by quickly. (------------) And, in the end, it looks like everything went just fine.