[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.....
The temperatures are dropping and the winds are picking up.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up in a moment.





[7-11Salem-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC47:43]
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A head-on collision in Salem sends two Roanoke College students to the hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Police say Mary Cunney ran a red light at the intersection of Electric Road and Keagy Road... striking another car head- on. Cunney and a passenger were taken to Roanoke Memorial. Police say the two Roanoke College students suffered serious injuries.
The driver of the other car was also hurt---though not as seriously.

Authorities say charges are pending against Cunney.
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[7-11Franklin-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
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Several children and their mother were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Franklin County.
State police say 35- year old Leslie Marie Ferguson's car collided with a pick-up truck on Route 619 last night. Ferguson and her three daughters were injured... State police say the children were NOT wearing seat belts-- and the nine- year old was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial.

The driver of the truck was NOT seriously injured. State police say charges are pending against the mother-- for passing in a "no passing" zone.


[7-11Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC36:02]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Shuler]

Delegate Jim Shuler is reved up about the new race for the 12th District.
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[VO-NAT :22]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The Democrat says he will run for the seat...which represents residents from Blacksburg to Bath County. Tuesday night's win for Creigh Deeds to the Virginia Senate cleared the way for Shuler's campaign. Shuler represented Blacksburg for eight-years before losing to Republican Dave Nutter in the re-drawn 7th District. A special election is set for January 8th.
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[SOT 1:01:16]
[IN Q=THAT'S A SHORT]

((JIM SHULER/(D) 12TH HOUSE DISTRICT CANDIDATE; THAT'S A SHORT TWO TO THREE WEEK PERIOD OF TIME TO RUN AN ELECTION AND IT IS AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF EFFORT TO TRY TO DO WHAT IS NEEDED TO BE DONE BETWEEN NOW AND THEN, I'M UP FOR IT, I'M READY FOR IT.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District Candidate;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=I'M READY FOR IT.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Republicans]

On the Republican side...officials say Larry Linkous and Thomas DeBusk are both interested in running for the seat. The G-O-P will choose its candidate at a mass meeting which officials say could be as soon as today.

[7-6-Reed-Torch]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-59 TC20:59]
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A Veteran of the Salem Police force had the honor of carrying the torch Tuesday night.
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[VO-NAT 14:46:59]
[SUPER=03-Charleston, WV/Tuesday Night]


Mick Reed was chosen by Chevrolet for his participation in the Special Olympics torch run and for his 22 years of service as a police officer.
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[SOT 14:49:33]
[IN Q=THE OLYMPIC FLAME ]

((MICK REED/SALEM POLICE DEPARTMENT; THE OLYMPIC FLAME TO ME, WHEN I LOOK AROUND AT ALL THE OTHER PEOPLE I'M HERE WITH, AND THE GAMES, IT'S JUST AN ENORMOUS PRIDE WITH WHAT'S BEEN GOING ON RECENTLY. ))
[SUPER=01-Mick Reed/Salem Police Department]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=GOING ON RECENTLY]
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[VO-NAT]


Some 11-thousand-500 people will carry the torch before it reaches Salt Lake City
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[45-11Franklin-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

A two-vehicle accident in Franklin County injures several children and their mother. State police say 35- year old Leslie Marie Ferguson's car collided with a pick-up truck on Route 619 last night. Ferguson and her three daughters were injured... State police say the children were NOT wearing seat belts-- and the nine- year old was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial.

The driver of the truck was NOT seriously injured. State police say charges are pending against the mother-- for passing in a "no passing" zone.


[45-11Salem-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC47:43]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

A head-on collision in Salem send two Roanoke College students to the hospital with serious wounds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Police say Mary Cunney ran a red light at the intersection of Electric Road and Keagy Road last night... striking another car head- on. Cunney and a passenger were taken to Roanoke Memorial. Police say the two Roanoke College students suffered serious injuries.
The driver of the other car was also hurt---though not as seriously.

Authorities say charges are pending against Cunney.
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[45-11Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC36:02]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Shuler]

There's a new race for the 12th District and Delegate Jim Shuler is ready to sign on the dotted line....
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[VO-NAT :22]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The Democrat says he will run for the seat...which represents residents from Blacksburg to Bath County. Tuesday night's win for Creigh Deeds to the Virginia Senate cleared the way for Shuler's campaign. Shuler represented Blacksburg for eight-years before losing to Republican Dave Nutter in the re-drawn 7th District. A special election is set for January 8th.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:01:16]
[IN Q=THAT'S A SHORT]

((JIM SHULER/(D) 12TH HOUSE DISTRICT CANDIDATE; THAT'S A SHORT TWO TO THREE WEEK PERIOD OF TIME TO RUN AN ELECTION AND IT IS AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF EFFORT TO TRY TO DO WHAT IS NEEDED TO BE DONE BETWEEN NOW AND THEN, I'M UP FOR IT, I'M READY FOR IT.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District Candidate;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=I'M READY FOR IT.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Republicans]

On the Republican side...officials say Larry Linkous and Thomas DeBusk are both interested in running for the seat. The G-O-P will choose its candidate at a mass meeting which officials say could be as soon as today.

[45-11Bassett-Band]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tsa]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC1:00:25]
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A local band will get statewide exposure - when they perform at the inauguration of Virginia's next governor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


The Bassett High School marching band was recently selected to play at Mark Warner's inauguration.
The band learned of the school's selection in a letter from the Warner camp.
Bassett will be one of twenty-two bands from across the state to play at the event.
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[SOT 15:07:37]
[IN Q=There's probably alot of]

((TREY HARRIS/BAND DIRECTOR: THERE'S PROBABLY ALOT OF DIRECTORS WHO CAN'T SAY THAT THEY'VE DONE IT, SO I THINK IT'S GREAT FOR OUR PROGRAM AND FOR OUR SCHOOL AND THE COMMUNITY.)) ((JENNIFER MEADORS/HORN CAPTAIN: IT'S A HUGE HONOR AND I'M JUST REALLY EXCITED THAT WE'LL BE ABLE TO PLAY FOR THE GOVERNOR AND SUCH A LARGE CROWD.))
[SUPER=01-Trey Harris/Band Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Meadors/Horn Captain; :08]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=such a large crowd]
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[VO-NAT]


Band members will choose which songs to play.
Harris says the songs will likely stick to a patriotic theme.
More than one hundred band members are expected to make the trip.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
We've already seen the high temperature for the day-- now the chilly December winds are blowing.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your weather outlook, coming up.





[8-11Roanoke-Stabbing]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A dispute outside a Roanoke restaurant leaves two people injured.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Police say 24- year old Corinthia King stabbed her 40- year old mother, Brenda King outside the China Lite restaurant on Melrose Avenue yesterday. Police say Corinthia King also stabbed her mother's companion, Jesse Purdue. The victims were taken to the hospital... with multiple stab wounds to the back. Police say the younger King has been charged with two counts of malicious wounding.
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[8-11Music-Studio]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=501-12]
[GRAPHIC=None]

IF you have big dreams of being a star and releasing your own "Christmas Carols" album - a Roanoke recording studio has a gift that's sure to make you sing.
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[SOT 23:28:00 - :07]
[IN Q=Jingle bells]

((KEENAN SINGING: JINGLE BELLS, JINGLE BELLS.... OH WHAT FUN IT IS TO RIDE IN A ONE HORSE OPEN SLEIGH (HEY).))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=open sleigh. Hey.]
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[VO-NAT]


Rainforest Studios in Old Southwest has opened its studios to kids that want to cut a Christmas carol for Grandma ... or folks that just want to croon their favorite ballad.
Producers Wes Witcher and John Mitchell usually manage singers hoping for a professional career.
But they're hoping to boost business by luring amateurs into the recording booth this holiday season.
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[butt sots]
[SOT 23:48:12 - :22]
[IN Q=There's a lot]

((WES WITCHER/RAINFOREST STUDIOS PRODUCER: THERE'S A LOT OF TALENT IN ROANOKE BUT IT HASN'T BEEN EXPOSED. IT'S BEHIND CLOSED DOOR. WE'RE HERE TO PULL THOSE PEOPLE OUT OF THE CLOSET AND GIVE THEM AN OPPORTUNITY TO DO MUSIC.))
[SOT 23:37:53 - 23:38:02]

((NATSOUND KEITH BROWN SINGING: IF YOU COULD SEE ME NOW... THE ONE WHO SAID HE WOULD RATHER ROAM....))
[SUPER=01-Wes Witcher/Rainforest Studios Producer;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=SINGING: he would rather roam.]
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[VO-NAT]


35 dollars gets you one hour of studio time ... and a personalized compact disc.
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(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #8]






[8-11Art-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC32:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Help could be on the way to the Art Museum of Western Virginia. The governor's expansion plans from its budget may provide some needed funds.
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[VO-NAT :17]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

The museum, which currently operates out of Center in the Square, is planning on building a new Roanoke facility and an IMAX theater. Yesterday, Governor Gilmore recommended ten million dollars to help the project along. The IMAX theater will be the first in the world to be connected to an art museum.
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[SOT12:52:23-12:52:39]
[IN Q=Because film making is an art form...]

((JENNY TAUBMAN/ART MUSEUM OF WESTERN VIRGINIA: BECAUSE FILM MAKING IS AN ART FORM WE CANB SHOW ANY FILM WE WANT. WE CAN SHOW SPORTS, MOUNTAIN CLIMBING... EVEREST, RACE CAR DRIVING. WE CAN SHOW ANYTHING WE WANT.))
[SUPER=01-Jenny Taubman/Art Museum of Western Virginia; :08]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=show anything we want.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]

The funding will be provided in legislation that creates an Education and Economic Development Trust Fund. Taubman (TAB-man) says museum officials will just have to hope and pray legislators support the bill.
[BIRTHDAYS!] 12/21/01
Friday:

[SUPER=130-62/Dorothy Ruley/Lexington]



[SUPER=130-/Buddly Mohler/Buena Vista]



[SUPER=130-/Sallie Samuel/Sutherlin]



[SUPER=130-3/Megan Graybill/Vinton]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-64/Marie Uhl/Roanoke] pronounced "Yule"



[SUPER=131-/Bobby Hodges/Roanoke]



[SUPER=131-/Cathryn Bouseman/Truevine]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Clifton & Peggy Walker/Danville]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/G. W. & Avis Huston/Redwood]


Anniversary: [SUPER=131-/Buzzy & Katrina Hodges/Snow Creek]