[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Marya]

[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones......You may have to scrape frost off your windows this morning. But, the weather will be warming up later. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up after the news.




[7-6-Bone-Marrow]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-17:15]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A local organization is hoping to show the community that you CAN give the gift of life this holiday season.
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[VO-NAT 500-07 36:07 ]

[00-01 tc 1:50:40]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;]

The need for bone marrow donors has been highlighted in our area with the story of little Henry Moore of Radford who's still waiting for the perfect match. Next weekend-- area Rotary Clubs will team up with Lewis Gale Clinic so that people interested in helping others can be tested.
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[SOT 08:45:15]
[IN Q=The need is very great]
[SUPER=01-Rod Carter/Rotary Club]

((THE NEED IS VERY GREAT, MOST PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTS NOW BUT THEY'RE NOT AWARE OF WHERE THE MARROW COMES FROM THEY DON'T REALIZE IT'S FROM VOLUNTEERS... MOST OF THE TIME THERE'S A MATCH FROM FAMILY BUT MANY TIMES THERE ISN'T.))
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[OUT Q=many times there is not.]
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[anchor=Marya]
[ss=none]

The blood draw will be held on Saturday at the Lewis Gale Foundation building from nine A-M to one P-M.



[7-11Frank-Hall]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC-10:54]
[GRAPHIC=Democrats]

Democrats have chosen Frank Hall as the new leader of the Democratic party in the House of Delegates. He succeeds Dick Cranwell.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape, 1995]

Yesterday, the Democrats selected the 69th district delegate as the party's floor leader for the 2002 General Assembly. Hall is a banker who has represented South Richmond for 25 years.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Vinton delegate Dick Cranwell retired rather than seeking re-election in a redrawn district. The House will have 34 Democrats, 64 Republicans and two independents when the Assembly convenes on January Ninth.

[7-11Forest-House]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC-43:35]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Many homeowners choose to build their homes in wooded areas, making them susceptible to brush fires. This is especially true in Roanoke County, where there are 35 at-risk or woodland communities with 18- hundred homes.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month; ]

Roanoke County fire officials say if you do decide to build in a wooded area-- there are things you need to keep in mind to minimize the risk to your home in the event of a brush or forest fire. For example... they advise using asphalt shingles and brick.
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[SOT 10:53:07]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Steve Poff/Battalion Chief; ]

((JUST USE..... IT THROUGH WILDFIRES.))
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=through wildfires.]
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Poff says if you'd like more information-- you can contact the Virginia Division of Forestry by phone or look up their website on the Internet.
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[SUPER=@Marya1;]


[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones...... It may be hard to stay warm on this chilly morning, but you won't have that problem this afternoon. Sunshine and warmer temperatures are ahead.. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast in just a few moments.






[45-6-Bone-Marrow]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-17:15]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A local organization is calling on the community to help save someone's life this holiday season.
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[VO-NAT 500-07 36:07 ]

[00-01 tc 1:50:40]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;]

The need for bone marrow donors has been highlighted in our area with the story of little Henry Moore of Radford who's still waiting for the perfect match. Next weekend-- area Rotary Clubs will team up with Lewis Gale Clinic so that people interested in helping others can be tested.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 08:45:15]
[IN Q=The need is very great]
[SUPER=01-Rod Carter/Rotary Club]

((THE NEED IS VERY GREAT, MOST PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTS NOW BUT THEY'RE NOT AWARE OF WHERE THE MARROW COMES FROM THEY DON'T REALIZE IT'S FROM VOLUNTEERS... MOST OF THE TIME THERE'S A MATCH FROM FAMILY BUT MANY TIMES THERE ISN'T.))
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=many times there is not.]
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[anchor=Marya]
[ss=none]

The blood draw will be held on Saturday at the Lewis Gale Foundation building from nine A-M to one P-M.



[45-11Youth-Symphony]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC-32:51]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Roanoke showcased the talent of young classical musicians this weekend.
[SOT 17:00:51]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF ORCHESTRA PLAYING]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Junior String Orchestra and the Roanoke Youth Symphony put on a performance yesterday afternoon at the Jefferson Center.
The young musicians spent months practicing under the leadership of the Roanoke Symphony.
The goal of this educational program is to groom the classical music stars of tomorrow.
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[SOT - 16:59:57]
[IN Q=I think today more than ever]

((DAVID WILEY/ROANOKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA; I THINK TODAY MORE THAN EVER THE ARTS ARE SO IMPORTANT IN THIS TIME OF INSECURITY AND THIS TIME OF CONFLICT, THAT THE ARTS ARE A NECCESSITY RATHER THAN A LUXURY.))
[SUPER=01-David Wiley/Roanoke Symphony Orchestra;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=rather than a luxury.]
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[VO-NAT]


The youth symphony is made up of 80 student musicians ranging from ages 12 to 18 while the Junior String Orchestra is comprised of more than 35 "beginning to intermediate" string players.
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[45-Speedway]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC-1:27:26]
[GRAPHIC=Martinsville Spdway]

The Martinsville Speedway is hosting a race of a different kind this holiday season... one to get as many toys as possible.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape; ]

On Saturday-- the speedway will hold its annual toy drive for needy children. Organizers say their goal is to help 12- hundred families...
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[SOT 08:18:34]
[IN Q=Our philosophy is that ]
[SUPER=01-Mike Smith/Martinsville Speedway; ]

((OUR PHILOSOPHY IS THAT IT DOESN'T COST A LOT OF MONEY TO MAKE A CHILD SMILE ON CHRISTMAS MORNING SO BARBIES ARE ALWAYS BIG, FOOTBALLS, BASKETBALLS.))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=footballs, basketballs.]
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[VO-NAT]

The toy drive will be held on Saturday from 9 to 5 at the Martinsville Speedway track. Those who drop off a toy can also buy racing souvenirs at a discount price.
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[8-11Frank-Hall]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC-10:54]
[GRAPHIC=Democrats]

The man who will succeed Dick Cranwell as minority leader in the House of Delegates will have his work cut out for him.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape, 1995]

Yesterday, the Democrats selected 69th district delegate Frank Hall as the party's floor leader for the 2002 General Assembly. Hall is a banker who has represented South Richmond for 25 years.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Vinton delegate Dick Cranwell retired rather than seeking re-election in a redrawn district. The House will have 34 Democrats, 64 Republicans and two independents when the Assembly convenes on January Ninth.

[8-11Forest-House]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC-43:35]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Wooded areas are in high demand for many homebuilders... but they're also high risk for fire. This is especially true in Roanoke County-- where there are 35 at-risk or woodland communities with 18- hundred homes.

(-------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month; ]

Roanoke County fire officials say if you do decide to build in a wooded area-- there are things you need to keep in mind to minimize the risk to your home in the event of a brush or forest fire. For example... they advise using asphalt shingles and brick.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:53:07]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Steve Poff/Battalion Chief; ]

((JUST USE..... IT THROUGH WILDFIRES.))
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=through wildfires.]
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Poff says if you'd like more information-- you can contact the Virginia Division of Forestry by phone or look up their site on the Internet.

[8-11Colclasure]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC-31:14]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Authorities say there's new hope that a convicted killer may finally confess where the body of one of of his victims is.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]

John Colclasure is gravely ill and expects to die in prison.
Craig County officials say he recently told them he is ready to tell where he buried the body of Gene McPherson, the brother of Sheriff B-B McPherson. Sheriff McPherson says getting the body would lift a huge burden on his family, but he's skeptical. Colclasure pleaded guilty in 19-89 to killing McPherson as part of a murder-for-hire plot. The body was never found.
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[8-11D-Day-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-55 TC-31:17]
[GRAPHIC=Nat'l D-Day Memorial]

Bedford's National D-Day Memorial is hoping to decrease a five million dollar debt with a new fundraising campaign.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]

The foundation's president has mailed twenty-thousand letters, explaining the situation, and asking for donations of 250 dollars to pay off the debt. The letter states that the foundation incurred the debt because it rushed to finish the memorial's construction. Because of the shortfall, the foundation is currently under investigation by local, state, and federal authorities.
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[BIRTHDAYS!] 12/4/01
Tuesday:

[SUPER=130-13/Mason Poff/Copperhill]



[SUPER=130-38/Alvin Calloway Sr./Brookneal]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Dean Ball/Roanoke]



[SUPER=131-69/Giles Quesenberry/Dugspur]



[SUPER=131-88/Sylvia Phillips/Dugspur]



[SUPER=131-/Virginia Hurd/Snow Creek]

[SUPER=131-/Cynthia Jordan/Snow Creek]