[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - Patchy fog will give way to sun today. Highs will reach the mid 80's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in just a few minutes.





[7-220-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC12:59]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

A woman is hospitalized after an accident overnight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Police say a truck traveling along 220 in Roanoke spilled some carpet it was carrying.
A woman in a car behind the truck.. swerved out the way.
Her vehicle hit the median then flipped.
She was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital .. her injuries do not appear life threatening.
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[7-11Franklin-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC30:23]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

State police say a toddler who was killed in a car crash Tuesday night was riding un-restrained in the front seat. But he SHOULD have been in a car seat.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Three-year-old Tyriek (Ty-REEK) Hill was killed when another car smashed into the passenger side.
State police say the boy's father, 21-year-old Tyrone Helms, was driving on a suspended license.
He lost control of the Honda Civic and swerved in front of an oncoming car.
The father's still in critical condition.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A six-year-old boy in the other car is in critical condition... and two girls are in stable condition. Those children were NOT wearing seatbelts.
The children's grandmother was driving that car... 60-year old Ollie May Brooks, is in stable condition.

[7-11Powell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=khu]
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[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

Federal jurors wasted no time in deciding the fate of Glenn Dexter Powell.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It took them about an hour to find him guilty as charged.
Powell had taken his wife, Kimberly, at gunpoint from her parents' home in Salem last November. He also allegedly took their three children, but wasn't charged with that in FEDERAL court. A trial is set in Salem October 11th on nine more charges.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


He'll be sentenced in federal court later for the kidnapping and use of a firearm in a crime of violence.

[7-11Garrison]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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The Virginia Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to the anti-sodomy law.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Attorney Sam Garrison made the announcement from Wasena Park, the same place 10 men were arrested for asking for sex from undercover officers.
Garrison says he and his clients were disappointed that their appeal would not be taken up by the state Supreme Court... but will not appeal it higher.
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[SOT 16:21 - 46]
[IN Q=We were seeking]

((SAM GARRISON/ATTORNEY: WE WERE SEEKING, REALLY, TO VINDICATE THE RIGHTS OF ALL CONSENTING ADULTS IN THE STATE. WE THOUGHT THAT WOULD BE A WEIGHTY MATTER AND THAT THE COURT WOULD LET THESE DEFENDANTS TO, IN EFFECT, STAND IN FOR ADULTS WHO DO ENGAGE IN ORAL SEX IN PRIVATE.))
[SUPER=01-Sam Garrison/Attorney;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=sex in private.]
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[VO-NAT]


Garrison says he will leave private practice, in part, because of the notoriety he got from taking this case.
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[WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - the sun will burn off some of the patchy fog today leaving partly to mostly sunny skies. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up after the news.



[45-11Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC27:52]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Relief]

Seven counties in the Commonwealth will recieve help for last weekend's flooding. President Bush granted them disaster status.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Smyth Co./Monday]


Residents could be eligible for housing assistance, low interest loans and a variety of grants.
The floods damaged dozens of houses and caused 12-million dollars in damage to roads and bridges.
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[45-11Earley]


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[GRAPHIC=Mark Earley]


Mark Earley has unveiled a transportation plan that includes additional funding for local projects, and today the Republican candidate for Governor also defended his record on the issue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Botetourt Co.]


Earley held a series of news conferences including one near Interstate 81 in Botetourt County.
He responded to the campaign of Democrat Mark Warner, who says that Earley has failed to show leadership on transportation issues during 14 years in public office.
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[SOT 12:04:31]
[IN Q=I think the criticism is misplaced]

((MARK EARLEY/R- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I THINK THE CRITICISM IS MISPLACED AND WHAT HE WILL HAVE TO ANSWER FOR IS THE TIME HE WAS ON THE COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND STOOD IDLY BY WHEN 200- MILLION WAS TAKEN OUT OF THE TRANSPORTATION TRUST FUND.))
[SUPER=401-Mark Earley/(R) Candidate for Governor]
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[OUT Q=the transportation trust fund.]
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[VO-NAT]


Earley says his transportation plan would generate one point eight billion dollars in additional funding for transportation projects... including Interstate 81, Route 58 and Interstate 73.
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[45-6FNB]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC-40:12]
[GRAPHIC=Banking]

Two LOCAL banks may be teaming up.
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[VO-NAT]

First National Bank of Christiansburg and Salem Community Bankshares of Salem yesterday announced plans to merge. If shareholders and other authorities agree to the conditions of the merger, the deal is expected to go through by the end of the year. Both banks will continue operating under their current names. Customers are not expected to notice changes in day-to-day operations.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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In a separate deal, FNB recently acquired Roanoke-based SWVA Bankshares.

[45-11Echostar]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC1:11:50]
[GRAPHIC=Echostar Now Hiring]

Unemployment rates may be rising across the region - but one New River Valley company is looking to HIRE employees.

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[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

Officials at the "television dish network" Echostar, say thanks to a new promotion, 1-thousand new employees are needed. The goal is to hire 300 within 90-days. The facility houses a state of the art call center. After 4-weeks of training, workers will typically take calls from customers who are having problems with their television service.
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[SOT 2:15:59]
[IN Q=A LOT OF CALLS]

((PHYLLIS BLACK; A LOT OF CALLS LOT OF TECH CALLS PEOPLE WANTING THEIR EQUIPMENT FIXED THEY WANT IT DONE RIGHT THE BEST THING TO DO IS TO PLEASE THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Phyllis Black/Customer Service;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=DO IS TO PLEASE THEM.]
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[VO-NAT]

For information about Echostar call 540-394-2600. Pay starts at 8-50 an hour and all shifts are available.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom- Temperatures continue to rise - and summer like conditions are returning. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in a couple of minutes.




[8-11Garrison]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=mjo]
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[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

Virginia's anit-sodomy law will remain as it is. The Virginia Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the law.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Attorney Sam Garrison made the announcement from Wasena Park, the same place 10 men were arrested for asking for sex from undercover officers.
Garrison says he and his clients were disappointed that their appeal would not be taken up by the state Supreme Court... but will not appeal it higher.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:21 - 46]
[IN Q=We were seeking]

((SAM GARRISON/ATTORNEY: WE WERE SEEKING, REALLY, TO VINDICATE THE RIGHTS OF ALL CONSENTING ADULTS IN THE STATE. WE THOUGHT THAT WOULD BE A WEIGHTY MATTER AND THAT THE COURT WOULD LET THESE DEFENDANTS TO, IN EFFECT, STAND IN FOR ADULTS WHO DO ENGAGE IN ORAL SEX IN PRIVATE.))
[SUPER=01-Sam Garrison/Attorney;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=sex in private.]
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[VO-NAT]


Garrison says he will leave private practice, in part, because of the notoriety he got from taking this case.
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[8-11Stem-Cells]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-22 TC1:52:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Virginia fertility clinic is now facing some opposition. The privately-funded clinic in Norfolk has produced embryos SOLELY for the purpose of research.
Yesterday, followers of Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry visited the Jones Institute.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For government leaders, especially President]
[sot tape 09:15:05 ]

((FOR GOVERNMENT LEADERS, ESPECIALLY PRESIDENT BUSH AND FOR THE CONGRESS, THAT THEY MAY DEFEND LIFE. LORD HEAR OUR PRAYER.))
[SUPER=03-Norfolk; :00]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=Lord hear our prayer.]
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[VO-NAT :17]


The Jones Institute is keeping cameras and reporters out for now.
Randall Terry's latest group -- called "Loyal Opposition" -- is calling for President Bush and Governor Jim Gilmore to make its embryonic stem cell research illegal, immediately, by executive order.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We know that there are]
[sot tape 09:31:30]

((RANDALL TERRY/LOYAL OPPOSITION: WE KNOW THAT THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF HUMAN BEINGS THAT ARE FROZEN RIGHT NOW. IT'S LIKE SOME SCI FI MOVIE...WORDS OF DR. SEUSS FOLKS. A PERSON'S A PERSON, NO MATTER HOW SMALL. ALL OF US ARE JUST GROWN UP EMBRYOS.))
[SUPER=01-Randall Terry/"Loyal Opposition"; :00]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=all of us are just grown up embryos]
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[VO-NAT :09]


Governor Gilmore has asked his Secretary of Health and Human Resources to visit the Jones Institute next week -- and report back on his findings.
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