[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... After a rainy holiday weekend, we're in store for a gorgeous day - with plenty of sunshine and highs reaching the 70s. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your weekend forecast coming up in just a few moments.

[7-11Halifax-Arrests]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Several arrests have been made in a Thanksgiving day murder at an American Legion post. Deputies at the Halifax County Sheriff's Office have arrested 23 year old Allen Fallen, 29 year old Eric Shawn Edmonds, and 20 year old Wendell Williams. The three, who're from South Boston, are accused of killing Thomas Jackson. Deputies are still looking for another suspect, Quindell Williams. The investigation is continuing, and police say additional arrests are expected.

[7-11Holiday-Travel]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC-26:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

This year-- Triple-A predicted 87-percent would travel by car rather than by plane for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Even so, long lines and some delays greeted passengers at Roanoke Regional Airport yesterday.
They also saw an increased security prescence as National Guardsmen continue to patrol the airport.
Many travelers admitted to feeling uneasy flying home this Thanksgiving.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:47; 14:13]
[IN Q=A little bit awkward]

((KATI DRZEWIANOWKSI/TRAVELER: A LITTLE BIT AWKWARD, A LOT OF SECURITY MEASURES THAT HAVE GONE UP AND ITS JUST A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS AT FIRST BUT IT JUST WHAT HAPPENS I GUESS.)) ((MIKE ANGELLO/TRAVELER: ID'S SHOWN MULTIPLE TIMES WHERE AS IT ONLY ONCE BEFORE. AS FAR, I HAD TO PATTED DOWN A COUPLE OF TIMES IN DALLAS FORT WORTH AND THATS JUST NOT SOMETHING I AM USED TO.))
[SUPER=01-Kati Drzewianowski/Traveler; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Agnello/Traveler; :11]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=I am used to]
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[VO-NAT]


Airport officials had hoped to re-open the short-term parking lot but the F-A-A has not approved the plan yet.
No word yet on when that parking lot may re-open.
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[7-11Forest-Fires]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC-6:26]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]

The fire danger in our region has gone from extreme to low, thanks to this weekend's rain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Virginia's Department of Forestry says any amount helps but this weekend's rain only soaked the surface of the soil.

Several days of rain are needed before we are completely out of the woods.
After all, we are still more than 14 inches below normal rainfall for this year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:00:18]
[IN Q=What we got strictly]

((CHRIS THOMSEN/REGIONAL RESOURCE FORESTER: WHAT WE GOT IS STRICTLY A SURFACE WETNESS. THE BURNING BAN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 30TH AND AGAIN ITS GOING TO TAKE SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL OR SNOWFALL BEFORE THE EVENT CHANGES AND HIGH WINDS, WARMER TEMPERATURES WE COULD BE RIGHT BACK IN THE SAME SITUATION BUT AGAIN WE'RE HOPING FOR A CLIMATIC CHANGE AND THE WEATHER FORECAST AT LEAST FOR THE COMING WEEK IS LOOKING PRETTY FAVORABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Thomsen/Regional Resource Forester]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=looking pretty favorable]
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[VO-NAT]


Forestry officials will decide today whether it's safe to send National Guard troops home who were called up to help battle the fires.
Since January first, the Department of Forestry has seen more than 23-hundred woodland fires which have burned more than 18-thousand acres.
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[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... If you didn't finish your holiday shopping this weekend, today would be a great day to do so. Today's highs will reach the 70s with beautiful sunny skies. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up.




[45-11Forest-Fires]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC-6:26]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]

This weekend's rain did some good for our region - it brought the fire danger down from extreme to low.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Virginia's Department of Forestry says any amount helps, but this weekend's rain only soaked the surface of the soil.
Several days of rain are needed before we are completely out of the woods.
After all, we are still more than 14 inches below normal rainfall for this year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:00:18]
[IN Q=What we got strictly]

((CHRIS THOMSEN/REGIONAL RESOURCE FORESTER: WHAT WE GOT IS STRICTLY A SURFACE WETNESS. THE BURNING BAN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 30TH AND AGAIN ITS GOING TO TAKE SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL OR SNOWFALL BEFORE THE EVENT CHANGES AND HIGH WINDS, WARMER TEMPERATURES WE COULD BE RIGHT BACK IN THE SAME SITUATION BUT AGAIN WE'RE HOPING FOR A CLIMATIC CHANGE AND THE WEATHER FORECAST AT LEAST FOR THE COMING WEEK IS LOOKING PRETTY FAVORABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Thomsen/Regional Resource Forester]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=looking pretty favorable]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Forestry officials will decide today whether it's safe to send National Guard troops home who were called up to help battle the fires.
Since January first, the Department of Forestry has seen more than 23-hundred woodland fires which have burned more than 18-thousand acres.
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[45-Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Warner]


Governor-elect Mark Warner is trying to find ways to boost Virginia's economy. Today he's expected to meet with officials from the textile and furniture region of Virginia.
The meeting is scheduled for 11 this morning at the Henry County Administration Building. The incoming governor and local officials will discuss ways to respond to recent massive job cuts in Southside ... including the recent announcement that V-F Imagewear will shut down, laying-off 23-hundred workers.

[45-11Holiday-Travel]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC-26:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

This Thanksgiving, Triple-A predicted 87-percent would travel by car rather than by airplane.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Even so, long lines and some delays greeted passengers at Roanoke Regional Airport yesterday.
They also saw an increased security presence as National Guardsmen continue to patrol the airport.
Many travelers admitted to feeling uneasy flying home this Thanksgiving.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:47; 14:13]
[IN Q=A little bit awkward]

((KATI DRZEWIANOWKSI/TRAVELER: A LITTLE BIT AWKWARD, A LOT OF SECURITY MEASURES THAT HAVE GONE UP AND ITS JUST A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS AT FIRST BUT IT JUST WHAT HAPPENS I GUESS.)) ((MIKE ANGELLO/TRAVELER: ID'S SHOWN MULTIPLE TIMES WHERE AS IT ONLY ONCE BEFORE. AS FAR, I HAD TO PATTED DOWN A COUPLE OF TIMES IN DALLAS FORT WORTH AND THATS JUST NOT SOMETHING I AM USED TO.))
[SUPER=01-Kati Drzewianowski/Traveler; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Agnello/Traveler; :11]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=I am used to]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Airport officials had hoped to re-open the short-term parking lot but the F-A-A has not approved the plan yet.
No word yet on when that parking lot may re-open.
(------------)



[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......If you're heading back to work today after the long holiday weekend, you can look forward to a beautiful Monday - with highs reaching the 70s, and clear, sunny skies. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete forecast coming up.





[8-11Halifax-Arrests]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutins]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Three men have been arrested in connection to a Thanksgiving day murder at an American Legion post. Helifax County Sheriff's deputies arrested 23 year old Allen Fallen, 29 year old Eric Shawn Edmonds, and 20 year old Wendell Williams. The three, who're from South Boston, are accused of killing Thomas Jackson. Deputies are still looking for another suspect, Quindell Williams. The investigation is continuing, and police say additional arrests are expected.

[8-11Forest-Fires]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC-6:26]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]

The fire danger is down from extreme to low, thanks to the rain that hit our region this weekend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Virginia's Department of Forestry says any amount helps, but this weekend's rain only soaked the surface of the soil.
Several days of rain are needed before we are completely out of the woods.
After all, we are still more than 14 inches below normal rainfall for this year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:00:18]
[IN Q=What we got strictly]

((CHRIS THOMSEN/REGIONAL RESOURCE FORESTER: WHAT WE GOT IS STRICTLY A SURFACE WETNESS. THE BURNING BAN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 30TH AND AGAIN ITS GOING TO TAKE SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL OR SNOWFALL BEFORE THE EVENT CHANGES AND HIGH WINDS, WARMER TEMPERATURES WE COULD BE RIGHT BACK IN THE SAME SITUATION BUT AGAIN WE'RE HOPING FOR A CLIMATIC CHANGE AND THE WEATHER FORECAST AT LEAST FOR THE COMING WEEK IS LOOKING PRETTY FAVORABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Thomsen/Regional Resource Forester]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=looking pretty favorable]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Forestry officials will decide today whether it's safe to send National Guard troops home who were called up to help battle the fires.
Since January first, the Department of Forestry has seen more than 23-hundred woodland fires which have burned more than 18-thousand acres.
(------------)



[8-2-11Holiday-Travel]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC-26:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Triple-A predicted that 87-percent of travelers would go by car rather than airplane this Thanksgiving.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Even so, long lines and some delays greeted passengers at Roanoke Regional Airport yesterday.
They also saw an increased security presence as National Guardsmen continue to patrol the airport.
Many travelers admitted to feeling uneasy flying home this Thanksgiving.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:47; 14:13]
[IN Q=A little bit awkward]

((KATI DRZEWIANOWKSI/TRAVELER: A LITTLE BIT AWKWARD, A LOT OF SECURITY MEASURES THAT HAVE GONE UP AND ITS JUST A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS AT FIRST BUT IT JUST WHAT HAPPENS I GUESS.)) ((MIKE ANGELLO/TRAVELER: ID'S SHOWN MULTIPLE TIMES WHERE AS IT ONLY ONCE BEFORE. AS FAR, I HAD TO PATTED DOWN A COUPLE OF TIMES IN DALLAS FORT WORTH AND THATS JUST NOT SOMETHING I AM USED TO.))
[SUPER=01-Kati Drzewianowski/Traveler; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Agnello/Traveler; :11]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=I am used to]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Airport officials had hoped to re-open the short-term parking lot but the F-A-A has not approved the plan yet.
No word yet on when that parking lot may re-open.
(------------)


[BIRTHDAYS!]
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