[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=marya]

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



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones.....After a snowy weekend, expect another day of possible snow showers and cloudy skies.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your Monday morning forecast coming up in just a few moments.



[7-School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=School Info]

The recent snowfall in our area has forced some school systems to rearrange their schedules.
Throughout the morning, we'll air the school closings and delays that we have at the bottom of your screen.


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[WEBWATCH FS] You can also find a list on our webpage at WDBJ 7 dot com.
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[TAKE FS VDOT INFO]
Also, if you need information about road conditions you can call VDOT at 1-800-ROAD.
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[7-11Craig-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
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Deputies are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Craig County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.;]

The sheriff says David L- Fisher shot and killed his estranged wife at her Mountain View apartment-- before turning the pistol on himself. Fisher's wife, Anna Kay, taught fifth grade at McCleary Elementary. The couple's daughter discovered them around three yesterday morning and notified authorities. The sheriff says the couple was separated.
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[7-11VA-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
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A 13- year old girl is reunited with her parents after allegedly being held captive by a Virginia man she met over the Internet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA;]

The 13- year old disappeared from her Pittsburgh home on New Year's Day. The F-B-I, acting on a tip, found the girl restrained inside a town home in Northern Virginia. Authorities believe the girl met 38- year old Scott Tyree in an Internet chat-room.
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[SOT CONUS 16:07:06]
[IN Q=SHE'S MORE THAN ]
[SUPER=01-Charles Kozakiewicz/Father; ]

((SHE'S MORE THAN HAPPY TO BE HOME BUT WE WANT TO GET MOVING BECAUSE WE'VE GOT SOME PEOPLE TO SEE AND WE APPRECIATE EVERYTHING EVERYONE'S DONE FOR US.))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=DONE FOR US.]
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[anchor=Marya]
[ss=none]

Scott Tyree is charged with illegal transportation of a minor for the purpose of engaging sexual conduct. If convicted, he could get up to 15- years in prison.

[7-11Special-Election]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
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There's still one seat open in the House of Delegates, before the General Assembly convenes on Wednesday.
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[VO-NAT - :16]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The vacancy in the 12th district will be filled during a Special Election on Tuesday... that pits Democrat Jim Shuler against Republican Larry Linkous. The seat became vacant when Democrat (CREE) Creigh Deeds of Bath was elected to the state Senate seat formerly held by Emily Couric, who died in October.
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[7-11Fox]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-46:05]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]

There is another candidate officially joining the race for a seat on Roanoke City Council.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Xavier (Zay-vee-er) Fox says he's committed to the Roanoke Valley and is hoping for enough votes in the March 5th primary.
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[SOT 05:42:36]
[IN Q=I stand for ]
[SUPER=01-Xavier Fox/(D) Roanoke City Council Candidate; ]

((I STAND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY, EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=economic development.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Democrat is a maintenance mechanic with Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority and has three children.
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[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones....There could be another dusting of snow in our area today. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few moments.





[45-School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=School Info]

The snowfall this past week continues to change the schedule of some school systems in our area.
Throughout the morning, we'll air the school closings and delays that we have at the bottom of your screen.

(XXXXXXXX)

[WEBWATCH FS] You can also find a list on our webpage at WDBJ 7 dot com.
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[TAKE FS VDOT INFO]
If you need information about road conditions you can call VDOT's road hotline at 1-800-367-ROAD.
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[45-11Craig-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC-9:00]
[GRAPHIC=Murder-Suicide]

The Craig County sheriff's office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.;]

The sheriff says David L- Fisher shot and killed his estranged wife at her Mountain View apartment-- before turning the pistol on himself. Fisher's wife, Anna Kay, taught fifth grade at McCleary Elementary. The couple's daughter discovered them around three yesterday morning and notified authorities. The sheriff says the couple was separated.
(------------)


[45-11VA-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A 13- year old girl is reunited with her parents after allegedly being held captive by a Virginia man she met over the Internet.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA;]

The 13- year old disappeared from her Pittsburgh home on New Year's Day. The F-B-I, acting on a tip, found the girl restrained inside a town home in Northern Virginia. Authorities believe the girl met 38- year old Scott Tyree in an Internet chat-room.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT CONUS 16:07:06]
[IN Q=SHE'S MORE THAN ]
[SUPER=01-Charles Kozakiewicz/Father; ]

((SHE'S MORE THAN HAPPY TO BE HOME BUT WE WANT TO GET MOVING BECAUSE WE'VE GOT SOME PEOPLE TO SEE AND WE APPRECIATE EVERYTHING EVERYONE'S DONE FOR US.))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=DONE FOR US.]
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[anchor=Marya]
[ss=none]

Scott Tyree is charged with illegal transportation of a minor for the purpose of engaging sexual conduct. If convicted, he could get up to 15- years in prison.

[45-11Special-Election]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC-48:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

One legislative seat still has to be filled before the General Assembly convenes on Wednesday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :16]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The vacancy in the 12th district will be filled during a Special Election tomorrow... that pits Democrat Jim Shuler against Republican Larry Linkous. The seat became vacant when Democrat (CREE) Creigh Deeds of Bath was elected to the state Senate seat formerly held by Emily Couric, who died in October.
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[45-11Fox]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-46:05]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]

There is a new candidate in the race for a seat on Roanoke City Council.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Xavier Fox says he's committed to the Roanoke Valley and is hoping for enough votes in the March 5th primary.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 05:42:36]
[IN Q=I stand for ]
[SUPER=01-Xavier Fox/(D) Roanoke City Council Candidate; ]

((I STAND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY, EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=economic development.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Democrat is a maintenance mechanic with Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority and has three children.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Marya Jones....Temperatures are above freezing this morning, but the cloudy skies could bring more showers later on. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a minute.





[8-School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=School Info]

Some children may have a three day weekend because of the recent snowfall in our area.
Throughout the morning, we'll air the school closings and delays that we have at the bottom of your screen.
(XXXXXXXX)

[WEBWATCH FS] You can also find a list on our webpage at WDBJ 7 dot com.
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[TAKE FS VDOT INFO]
If you need information about road conditions you can call VDOT's road hotline at 1-800-367-ROAD.
(-------------)


[8-11Football-Call]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC-1:50:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]

For one local family, watching Sunday football had special meaning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


16-year old Hunter (Oz-mer)Ozmer of Roanoke has (Neiman-Pick) Niemann-Pick Disease.
It's a genetic disorder that causes cell death and malfunction of major organs.
[SUPER=04-Fox Sports;]


Yesterday, the entire anchor crew of FOX N-F-L Sunday wore special N-P-D pins on the air to raise awareness of this deadly disease.
Anchorman James Brown is an active supporter of the Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation and a friend of the Ozmer family.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:00:15; 8:06:11]
[IN Q=We were at the national]

((HUNT OZMER/HUNTER'S DAD: WE WERE AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH FOR HUNTER TO HAVE A CHECKUP. WE WENT TO AN ITALIAN RESTAURANT FOR DINNER AND THE GENTLEMAN SEATED US RIGHT NEXT TO JAMES AND DOROTHY BROWN. AND AT THE END OF OUR MEAL I GOT UP AND ASKED JAMES IF HE WOULD BE WILLING TO HELP RAISE MONEY AND HE SAID SURE.)) ((HUNTER OZMER: WE'LL GET THROUGH IT WITH GOD AND ME.))
[SUPER=01-Hunt Ozmer/Hunter's Dad; :00]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=God and me]
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[VO-NAT]


Yesterday, the family held a football party to watch the broadcast.
After the on-air acknowledgement, James Brown phoned the Ozmer residence and talked to Hunter for several minutes.
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[TAKE NP DISEASE FS]
If you would like more information on Niemman-Pick Disease or how you can obtain a N-P-D lapel pin you can go to this website.
Its n-n-p-d-f dot com.
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[8-11Fox]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin ]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-46:05]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]

Another candidate has emerged for Roanoke City Council.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Xavier (Zay-vee-er) Fox says he's committed to the Roanoke Valley and is hoping for enough votes in the March 5th primary.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 05:42:36]
[IN Q=I stand for ]
[SUPER=01-Xavier Fox/(D) Roanoke City Council Candidate; ]

((I STAND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY, EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=economic development.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Democrat is a maintenance mechanic with Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority and has three children.
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[BIRTHDAYS!] 1/08/02
Tuesday:

[SUPER=130-10/Lauren Hollandsworth/Floyd]



[SUPER=130-10/Dustin Barfield/Blue Ridge]



[SUPER=130-12/Donovan Bland/Pittsville]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=130-2nd/Amanda & Eric Riggs/Blue Ridge]



[SUPER=130-6/Madison Blevins/Salem]



[SUPER=130-55/Bruce Watkins/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-85/Anna Davis/Buena Vista]