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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... We're starting off the work week with mild temperatures. Look for today's highs to reach into the upper 70s. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few moments.




[7-11Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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A moratorium on Internet taxes has just expired, and Virginia senator George Allen wants Congress to keep it in place.

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U-S Senator George Allen wants to extend the moratorium, because he says it prevents state or local taxation on Internet transactions.
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[IN Q=In other words]

((GEORGE ALLEN: IN OTHER WORDS, SOME OF THE COUNTIES, CITIES AND STATES HAVE A SPECIAL TAX JUST BECAUSE IT'S THE INTERNET OR A FEE FOR INTERNET ACCESS WHICH COULD BE VERY HARMFUL FOR MORE LOWER MIDDLE INCOME PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVE THAT DISPOSABLE INCOME.))
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The moratorium expired yesterday, so Allen says he'll be pushing for a short term extension later this week.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Even though Christmas is still more than two months away, some area bikers are already thinking ahead to the holiday season.
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More than sixty bikers took part in the annual Ride Round the Valley toy run for the Community Christmas Store.
Bikers donated ten dollars or a toy for a chance to ride around the Roanoke Valley.
The Community Christmas Store is an organization that assists needy families from Salem, Roanoke County, and Vinton.


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((ANGIE APGAR/ORGANIZER: THEY'LL COME IN EITHER FRIDAY OR SATURDAY AND THEY SHOP THROUGH THE STORE. THEY GO WITH A HOST OR HOSTESS AND GO TO EACH DEPARTMENT SUCH AS CLOTHING DEPARTMENT, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, TOYS, AND ALSO FOOD AND THEY'RE ABLE TO PICK THE ITEMS THAT THEY NEED RATHER THAN SOMEONE PRE-DETERMINING WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO GET.))
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Families must first fill out an application before the store opens for those two days in December.
The organization assisted more than five hundred families last year.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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In case you missed it, there was plenty of cheer around Roanoke on Sunday.
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19- cheerleading squads took part in the annual Cheerleading Olympics held at Victory Stadium. Cheerleaders aged 6 to 14 had six minutes to perform a chant, a cheer, and a dance routine.
The one dollar admission fee helps to fund youth athletic programs put on by Roanoke's Parks and Recreation Department. Before today's event, the Roanoke Dazzle interactive squad made its first public appearance. They are known as the Star City Squad. The team will perform at all Dazzle home games beginning in November.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Mostly sunny skies today with temperatures reaching into the upper 70s. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast details coming up in just a few moments.




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An accident in Franklin county has left a Union Hall woman dead. State Police say 62 year old Patricia Shopland was driving along Route 834 when she ran off the road and hit a tree shortly after ten- o'clock yesterday morning. Shopland was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital where she died about an hour later. Police say Shopland was not wearing her seatbelt, and the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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Native American culture took center stage in Roanoke County over the weekend.
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It was all part of the 7th annual Native American Pow Wow.
Members of area tribes demonstrated storytelling, dancing, basket weaving, and teepee living.
Indians in full dance regalia also competed for prize money.
The two day event wrapped up yesterday at Green Hill Park in West Salem.
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[45-11Bike-Run]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC-49:51]
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It may only be October, but some area bikers are already getting into the holiday spirit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


More than sixty bikers took part in the annual Ride Round the Valley toy run for the Community Christmas Store.
Bikers donated ten dollars or a toy for a chance to ride around the Roanoke Valley.
The Community Christmas Store is an organization that assists needy families from Salem, Roanoke County, and Vinton.


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[SOT 00:16:00]
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((ANGIE APGAR/ORGANIZER: THEY'LL COME IN EITHER FRIDAY OR SATURDAY AND THEY SHOP THROUGH THE STORE. THEY GO WITH A HOST OR HOSTESS AND GO TO EACH DEPARTMENT SUCH AS CLOTHING DEPARTMENT, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, TOYS, AND ALSO FOOD AND THEY'RE ABLE TO PICK THE ITEMS THAT THEY NEED RATHER THAN SOMEONE PRE-DETERMINING WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO GET.))
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Families must first fill out an application before the store opens for those two days in December.
The organization assisted more than five hundred families last year.
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Several area charities also got an extra boost yesterday.
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The Roanoke Moose Lodge in Salem hosted the first "Charity Fest."
Each charity set up a booth, where for a small fee you could, among other things, play golf, sing karaoke, as well as have your cariacature done.
Proceeds will go toward seven area charities, including Saint Francis of Assisi, Habitat for Humanity, and Virginia's Association of the Blind.
Yesterday's event raised more than eleven hundred dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... High pressure is still in control over the region giving us sunny skies and warm temperatures. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up after the news.


[8-11Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC-1:16:30]
[GRAPHIC=The Internet]

Virginia's newest senator wants congress to keep a moratorium on Internet taxes in place.
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[vo-nat]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

U-S Senator George Allen wants to extend that moratorium because he says it prevents state or local taxation on Internet transactions.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 04:04:55]
[IN Q=In other words]

((GEORGE ALLEN: IN OTHER WORDS, SOME OF THE COUNTIES, CITIES AND STATES HAVE A SPECIAL TAX JUST BECAUSE IT'S THE INTERNET OR A FEE FOR INTERNET ACCESS WHICH COULD BE VERY HARMFUL FOR MORE LOWER MIDDLE INCOME PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVE THAT DISPOSABLE INCOME.))
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[OUT Q=disposable income.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The moratorium expired yesterday, so Allen says he'll be pushing for a short term extension later this week.

[8-11Bike-Run]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC-49:51]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Christmas is still two months away, but some area bikers aren't letting that stop them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


More than sixty bikers took part in the annual Ride Round the Valley toy run for the Community Christmas Store.
Bikers donated ten dollars or a toy for a chance to ride around the Roanoke Valley.
The Community Christmas Store is an organization that assists needy families from Salem, Roanoke County, and Vinton.


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[SOT 00:16:00]
[IN Q=They'll come in either]

((ANGIE APGAR/ORGANIZER: THEY'LL COME IN EITHER FRIDAY OR SATURDAY AND THEY SHOP THROUGH THE STORE. THEY GO WITH A HOST OR HOSTESS AND GO TO EACH DEPARTMENT SUCH AS CLOTHING DEPARTMENT, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, TOYS, AND ALSO FOOD AND THEY'RE ABLE TO PICK THE ITEMS THAT THEY NEED RATHER THAN SOMEONE PRE-DETERMINING WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO GET.))
[SUPER=01-Angie Apgar/Organizer]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=going to get]
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[VO-NAT]


Families must first fill out an application before the store opens for those two days in December.
The organization assisted more than five hundred families last year.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-47 TC-1:56:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]

There wasn't a lack of cheer around Roanoke yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

19- cheerleading squads took part in the annual Cheerleading Olympics held at Victory Stadium. Cheerleaders aged 6 to 14 had six minutes to perform a chant, a cheer, and a dance routine.
The one dollar admission fee helps to fund youth athletic programs put on by Roanoke's Parks and Recreation Department. Before today's event, the Roanoke Dazzle interactive squad made its first public appearance. They are known as the Star City Squad. (------------) The team will perform at all Dazzle home games beginning in November.