[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom- Summer is here again - it's going to be hazy, hot and humid with temperatures in the 90's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up after the news.

[7-11Hate-Crime]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC-31:48]
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An attack at a Roanoke church didn't keep parishioners from attending service this weekend.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

It's just been a few days since there was a reported incident of gay bashing at the Metropolitan Community Church in downtown Roanoke.
On Wednesday night, two men were attacked as they left a bible study around 8:30.
Church members have faith attitudes towards the gay community will change.
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[SOT 17:51:00]
[IN Q=I dont believe its a setback]

((REV. CATHERINE HOUCHINS: I DONT BELIEVE ITS A SETBACK. I THINK ITS AN ALERT. JUST LIKE ALL PEOPLE IN OUR WORLD UNFORUNATELY THERE IS A LOT OF EVIL, WE HAVE TO BE CAUTIOUS. BUT WE DON'T BELIEVE ITS A SETBACK. WE SEE IT AS A CHANCE TO COME TOGETHER TO BE STRENGTHENED AND TO GO FORWARD, TELLING THE MESSAGE THAT WE HAVE TO TELL THIS COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Catherine Houchins/Metropolitan Community Church]
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[OUT Q=to tell this community]
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[VO-NAT]


Houchins says the incident prompted four new members to join the church.
The two that were injured escaped with just minor cuts and bruises.
No one has been arrested for the attack.
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[7-11Gilmore-Governor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-34 - TC-29:12]
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Governor Jim Gilmore took time to meet with some fellow state leaders this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Providence, RI/National Governors Association ;]

Gilmore is in Providence, Rhode Island attending the National Governors Association Annual Meeting where energy is expected to be a hot topic.
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[SOT 04:51:08]
[IN Q=I think it's ]

((JIM GILMORE: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO BE IN A POSITION WHERE WE CAN HAVE MORE AND MORE CONSERVATION AND MORE AND MORE ENERGY PRODUCED AND HAT MEANS WE HAVE TO HAVE A BALANCED APPROACH AND ONE THAT ALSO GIVES US THE OPPORTUNITY TO FIND NEW RESERVES IN ENERGY. THE ABILITY FOR EXAMPLE TO HAVE CLEAN COAL RESEARCH, I THINK THAT'S VERY GOOD SO THAT WE CAN UTILIZE THE NATURAL RESOURCES WE HAVE IN PLACES LIKE WEST VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=like west virginia.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]

The meeting kicked off yesterday. In addition to energy matters, the governors are expected to discuss education as well as concerns related to the economy.




[7-Old-Fiddlers-Convention]


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The Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax is playing to the hearts of thousands this week.
35-thousand people are expected to attend the 66th annual event this year which runs for the rest of the week.
Last year there were over 18-hundred singers, musicians, and dancers competing in the festival.
The Convention was started in 1935 by the local Moose lodge.

[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - You're going to want to find a way to keep cool today - highs are in the 90's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in just a couple of minutes.




[45-11Lucy-Addison]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
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For five decades - Lucy Addison High School was the only black high school in Roanoke. News 7's Justin McLeod shows us how the school educated and shaped thousands of young lives.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :03]
[SUPER=01-Levi Hale/Class of 1954; :08 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Harold Cannady/Local Historian; :25]
[SUPER=01-Mattie Johnson/Class of 1961; :42]
[SUPER=@Justin2; :51]
[SUPER=01-Iris Dodd Manning/Class of 1954; 103:]
[SUPER=01-Charles Price/Former Instructor; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke]


[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - Hazy - Hot - and Humid are the words for the day. Highs are going to be in the 90's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up after the news.




[8-11Hate-Crime]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC-31:48]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Members of a Roanoke church did not let an attack keep them from worship service.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

It's been less than a week since there was a reported incident of gay bashing at the Metropolitan Community Church in downtown Roanoke.
On Wednesday night, two men were attacked as they left a bible study around 8:30.
Church members have faith attitudes towards the gay community will change.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:51:00]
[IN Q=I dont believe its a setback]

((REV. CATHERINE HOUCHINS: I DONT BELIEVE ITS A SETBACK. I THINK ITS AN ALERT. JUST LIKE ALL PEOPLE IN OUR WORLD UNFORUNATELY THERE IS A LOT OF EVIL, WE HAVE TO BE CAUTIOUS. BUT WE DON'T BELIEVE ITS A SETBACK. WE SEE IT AS A CHANCE TO COME TOGETHER TO BE STRENGTHENED AND TO GO FORWARD, TELLING THE MESSAGE THAT WE HAVE TO TELL THIS COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Catherine Houchins/Metropolitan Community Church]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=to tell this community]
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[VO-NAT]


Houchins says the incident prompted four new members to join the church.
The two that were injured escaped with just minor cuts and bruises.
No one has been arrested for the attack.
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[8-11Gilmore-Governor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-34 - TC-29:12]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Governor Jim Gilmore is taking advantage of a opportunity to meet with fellow state leaders this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Providence, RI/National Governors Association ;]

Gilmore is in Providence, Rhode Island attending the National Governors Association Annual Meeting where energy is expected to be a hot topic.
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[SOT 04:51:08]
[IN Q=I think it's ]

((JIM GILMORE: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO BE IN A POSITION WHERE WE CAN HAVE MORE AND MORE CONSERVATION AND MORE AND MORE ENERGY PRODUCED AND HAT MEANS WE HAVE TO HAVE A BALANCED APPROACH AND ONE THAT ALSO GIVES US THE OPPORTUNITY TO FIND NEW RESERVES IN ENERGY. THE ABILITY FOR EXAMPLE TO HAVE CLEAN COAL RESEARCH, I THINK THAT'S VERY GOOD SO THAT WE CAN UTILIZE THE NATURAL RESOURCES WE HAVE IN PLACES LIKE WEST VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=like west virginia.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]

The meeting kicked off yesterday. In addition to energy matters, the governors are expected to discuss education as well as concerns related to the economy.




[8-11Tazewell-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-36 TC-43:41]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]

Rains over the weekend bogged down an area already hurt by recent flooding.
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[vo-nat]
[SUPER=04-Last Month]

Just after receiving one and a half MILLION dollars in federal aid - Tazewell County is again drenched with rain. Nearly two-and-a-half inches of rain fell in the Southwest Virginia county in one hour Saturday night. No one was injured. More than 200 Tazewell County residents had already applied for financial relief after President Bush declared the County a federal disaster area. (---------------------)