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[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... We're in for another unseasonably warm day, with highs reaching the lower 70s, and clear and sunny skies. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete forecast coming up.




[7-11Pin-Verdict]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC18:54]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A guilty verdict has been handed down in a 12-year old Halifax County murder case.
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[VO-NAT]


A jury found Raymond Pin guilty of capital murder for the stabbing deaths of Frank Syndor and his step-daughter in Halifax County in 1989.
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./1989; :06]


Pin was caught living in Pennsylvania last year after someone recognized him from a segment on America's Most Wanted.
The killings were apparently over a gambling debt.
During the trial, defense attorney's argued Pin killed the two in self defense.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Legal Scales]


The jury will be back today to consider sentencing.
Pin faces the death penalty or life in prison.

[7-11State-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC1:47:50]
[GRAPHIC=Car Tax]

Citing a "Post-Attack Recession", Governor Jim Gilmore announced a halt to his "no car tax" promise.
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[VO-NAT :06]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Governor says the current fiscal year budget has a shortfall of 890 million dollars.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:12:45 ]
[IN Q=Revenues will not meet]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: REVENUES WILL NOT MEET THE LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TO ADVANCE THE FINAL PHASE OF THE CAR TAX RELIEF NEXT YEAR. THIS IS OF COURSE DISAPPOINTING TO ME.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=of course disappointing to me.]
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[VO-NAT :12]


The Senate Finance Committee fought Gilmore this past winter on even phasing out the car tax 70 percent.
It's chairman was relieved to hear the Governor's announcement yesterday.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:42:41 ]
[IN Q=I think the Governor is]

((SEN. JOHN CHICHESTER/R-STAFFORD CO.: I THINK THE GOVERNOR IS ACTING VERY PRUDENTLY, IN THE FACT THAT THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT HOLE IN THE BUDGET IN '02. THAT HE IS NOT MOVING FORWARD WITH THE NEXT PHASE OF THE CAR TAX. I THINK THAT'S IN RECOGNITION OF THE ECONOMIC SHORTFALL THAT HAS BEEN UPON US FOR A YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Chichester/(R) Stafford Co.;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=that has been upon us for a year.]
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[VO-NAT :10]


Gilmore also signed an executive order yesterday.
It increases unemployment benefits for all 140 thousand workers laid off statewide, even before September 11th.
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[7-11Burlington]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC2:04:38]
[GRAPHIC=Burlington Bankruptcy]

Burlington Industries has filed for bankruptcy re-organization.
[SS=VF Cutbacks]


That, and V-F Imagewear's "13 thousand" job cuts are being blamed on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


But one local professor says let Mexico have the textile jobs... and let Henry County and Martinsville have the high-tech jobs.
And the key to getting those jobs is education.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=IF we can get]

((ALLEN TRIGGER/VIRGINIA WESTERN: IF WE CAN GET WORKERS TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL UPGRADE THEIR SKILL MIX. THEN THEY BECOME LESS VULNERABLE TO ESSENTIALLY LOSING THEIR JOBS IN THE FUTURE BECAUSE WHAT HAPPENS IS A LOW SKILLED WORKERS TENDS TO GO TO ANOTHER LOW SKILL JOB AND THAT'S EQUALLY AT RISK OF BEING MOVED OFF SHORE.))
[SUPER=01-Allen Trigger/Virginia Western Community College]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=off shore.]
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[VO-NAT]


Since the layoffs at VF are a result of NAFTA, those who lose their jobs will be re-imbursed if they decide to go back to school.
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[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Temperatures will remain above normal today with highs reaching the lower 70s, and they'll should stay warm throughout the weekend. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete forecast coming up.




[45-11Pin-Verdict]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC18:54]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A man has been found guilty in a 12-year old Halifax County murder case.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


A jury found Raymond Pin guilty of capital murder for the stabbing deaths of Frank Syndor and his step-daughter in Halifax County in 1989.
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co./1989; :06]


Pin was caught living in Pennsylvania last year after someone recognized him from a segment on America's Most Wanted.
The killings were apparently over a gambling debt.
During the trial, defense attorney's argued Pin killed the two in self defense.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Legal Scales]


The jury will be back today to consider sentencing.
Pin faces the death penalty or life in prison.

[45-6-Bath-Death]


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

A resident at the Springs Nursing Center in Bath County who wandered away from the facility has died. The Bath County Sheriff's department says 85 year old Virginia Orem (OR-um) left the nursing home and fell into a ditch shortly before 8 o'clock yesterday morning. An administrator with the nursing center would not comment, citing confidentiality concerns. No charges are pending, and the incident is still under investigation.

[45-11C-burg-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC08:42]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A Christiansburg doctor's office is ready to re-open on Monday... after a car crashed through the lobby.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

Police say damage to Doctor T-P Davis's office was caused by 80-year Eula Sowers. They say Sowers pulled into the parking lot yesterday when her foot slipped onto the accelerator. Her car hit a parked vehicle then went through the building, into the lobby where it struck a patient. That woman, Mildred Farmer of Riner, was pinned under the vehicle and suffered multiple leg fractures. The passenger of the parked vehicle was taken to a hospital for minor injuries.
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[45-6-Lewis-Gale]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC27:50]
[GRAPHIC=Lewis Gale Clinic]

Parents who take their children to Lewis-Gale Clinic for a check up can stop worrying about exposing them to sick kids.
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[VO-NAT:16]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


That's because the clinic is expanding its Pediatric Unit to include three separate waiting areas. There will be one for sick kids, another for well children --and another for mothers who want to nurse.
Lewis-Gale says a growing number of patients required some changes.
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[SOT54:46]
[IN Q=The history here over the last]

((DR. ROBERT FERN/LEWIS-GALE CLINIC; THE HISTORY HERE OF LAST TWO TO THREE YEARS IS THERE HAS BEEN EXTENSIVE WAITING ... PART OF WHAT YOU'RE TRYING TO DO IS INCREASED PHYSICIANS SERVICES --AND THEN DECOMPRESS ALL OF THE CROWDING))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Fern/Lewis-Gale Clinic]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=decompress all of the crowding]
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[VO-NAT:13]


Lewis-Gale Clinic has also added more nurses who can take phone calls and offer some level of pediatric care over the phone.
And as added convenience --the Pediatric unit now has its own outside entrance.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Lewis Gale also plans to add more hours for pediatric patients at its Bonsack Medical Center beginning January 2nd.

[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... We'll see lots of sunshine today, and it should be quite comfortable - with highs in the lower 70s. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast in just a few moments.




[8-11State-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC1:47:50]
[GRAPHIC=Car Tax]

Governor Jim Gilmore announced a halt to his "no car tax" promise, because of what he calls a post- attack recession.

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[VO-NAT :06]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Governor says the current fiscal year budget has a shortfall of 890 million dollars.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:12:45 ]
[IN Q=Revenues will not meet]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: REVENUES WILL NOT MEET THE LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TO ADVANCE THE FINAL PHASE OF THE CAR TAX RELIEF NEXT YEAR. THIS IS OF COURSE DISAPPOINTING TO ME.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=of course disappointing to me.]
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[VO-NAT :12]


The Senate Finance Committee fought Gilmore this past winter on even phasing out the car tax 70 percent.
It's chairman was relieved to hear the Governor's announcement yesterday.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:42:41 ]
[IN Q=I think the Governor is]

((SEN. JOHN CHICHESTER/R-STAFFORD CO.: I THINK THE GOVERNOR IS ACTING VERY PRUDENTLY, IN THE FACT THAT THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT HOLE IN THE BUDGET IN '02. THAT HE IS NOT MOVING FORWARD WITH THE NEXT PHASE OF THE CAR TAX. I THINK THAT'S IN RECOGNITION OF THE ECONOMIC SHORTFALL THAT HAS BEEN UPON US FOR A YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Chichester/(R) Stafford Co.;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=that has been upon us for a year.]
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[VO-NAT :10]


Gilmore also signed an executive order yesterday.
It increases unemployment benefits for all 140 thousand workers laid off statewide, even before September 11th.
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[8-6-Hunger]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC12:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]

One-quarter of the people the Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank serves are children, according to a new study.
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[VO-NAT 15.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Also in the study, more than two-thirds of the hungry choose between buying food and paying their heating and utility bills. Organizers say despite the spirit of giving following September's terrorist attacks, there are still many in our area who need assistance.
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[SOT - 18:47]
[IN Q=We wanted to be careful...]

((PAMELA IRVINE/SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA FOOD BANK DIRECTOR; WE WANTED TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO SHAME PEOPLE AND MAKE THEM FEEL GUILTY THAT THEY CONTRIBUTE TO NATIONAL DISASTERS. THEY SHOULD, EVERYBODY NEEDS TO. WHAT WE WANT PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND IS THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE A NEED EVERYDAY THAT'S JUST AS SEVERE.))
[SUPER=01-Pamela Irvine/Southwestern Virginia Food Bank Director;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=everyday that's just as severe.]
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[VO-NAT :08+]

The Food Bank delivers food to more than 300 religious and charity organizations which serve more than 3-hundred-thousand people a year.
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[8-6-11C-burg-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC08:42]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A Christiansburg doctors office will re-open Monday... after a car crashed through the lobby.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

Police say damage to Doctor T-P Davis's office was caused by 80-year Eula Sowers. They say Sowers pulled into the parking lot yesterday when her foot slipped onto the accelerator. Her car hit a parked vehicle then went through the building, into the lobby where it struck a patient. That woman, Mildred Farmer of Riner, was pinned under the vehicle and suffered multiple leg fractures. The passenger of the parked vehicle was taken to a hospital for minor injuries.
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[WRITER=kor]
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[BIRTHDAYS!] 11/17/01
Saturday:

[SUPER=130-13/Amanda Sandridge/Buchanan]


Anniversary: WOW!
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