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[ANCHOR=Kim]

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
You may be able to leave the heavy winter weather gear at home today -
Temperatures will be warming up nicely today.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast, coming up.




[7-School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Some area schools are still recovering from the recent snow. A few schools are reporting these changes ---


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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS ] Bath County is on a two hour delay.
Grayson County has cancelled all classes today and rescheduled exams for January 14th and 15th.
Highland County Schools will be delayed one hour.
Pittsylvania County will operate on a two-hour delay today.
Tazewell County schools will also run two hours late today.
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[7-AM-Train-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=tha]
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A man is hospitalized after being struck by a Norfolk Southern train in Botetourt County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Troutville;]

Members of the Troutville Rescue squad say the man was hit while walking on Nace Road about two and a half miles North of this crossing. The man's identity was not immediately known last night. Rescue squad volunteers say he was transported to Roanoke Memorial hospital with injuries to his shoulder, ribs and stomach.
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[7-AM-Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
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It's time for a well-known Blacksburg Democrat to make his way to Richmond today and get to work....
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[TAKE PINNACLE FULL SCREEN] Jim Shuler beat Republican Larry Linkous yesterday by a margin of more than four thousand votes to take the 12th District House of Delegates seat.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night;]

The retired veterinarian will represent voters from Blacksburg to Bath County. And while he's eager to work with Governor- elect Mark Warner he knows the General Assembly has its work cut out with the state budget.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We have ]

((WE HAVE A MAJOR CHALLENGE AHEAD OF US THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT, THERE WILL BE SOME PAIN TO DEAL WITH BUT I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH MARK. HE'S PUT TOGETHER AN EXCELLENT STAFF AND EXCELLENT CABINET.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District;]
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[OUT Q=AND EXCELLENT CABINET.]
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[VO-NAT]

Larry Linkous says it was hard competing with Shuler in what he calls a largely Democratic district... He says he was also outspent in terms of advertising.
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[sot 17:43:13]
[IN Q= I'VE ENJOYED]

((I'VE ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF IT, I DON'T HAVE ANY REGRETS. WE KNEW COMING INTO IT THAT THIS IS ABOUT WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/(R) House of Delegates Candidate;]
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[OUT Q= HONEST WITH YOU.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Jim Shuler replaces Creigh Deeds who was elected to the state senate.


[7-11Restoration-Jubilee]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A new opportunity to help ex-convicts better themselves and their lives once they're paroled, has many Lynchburg-area ministers very excited.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Pastor James Coleman and the Reverend Jerry Falwell formed the "Restoration Jubilee" partnership last summer.
Yesterday, they announced a deal that will allow mentors into state prisons to work with inmates about to be released.
Ministers who are already working with ex- offenders say the program works.
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[SOT 16:51:29]
[IN Q=Once they're released]

((REV. A.B. SMITH/COURT ST. BAPTIST CHURCH: ONCE THEY'RE RELEASED OUT OF PRISON, WE TAKE THEM IN, WE TRY TO HOUSE THEM, WE GET THEM EDUCATED IF THEY DON'T HAVE THEIR G-E-D, WE TRY TO HELP THEM FIND A JOB. ALL THROUGH THIS PROCESS, THEY'RE IN THE MENTORING PROCESS, INTO THE MENTORING MINISTRY AND THEN THEY JUST BECOME PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. A. B. Smith/Court St. Baptist Church]
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[OUT Q=become productive citizens.]
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[VO-NAT]


Organizers will start recruiting instructors and mentors from area churches.. the program is set to begin this June.
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[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......If the snow hasn't melted in your area already, today's warm temperatures are sure to do the job.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has forecast details, in just a few moments.





[45-School-Info]


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

The following area schools are still delayed or closed because of the recent snow...
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Bath County is on a two hour delay.
Grayson County has cancelled all classes today and rescheduled exams for January 14th and 15th.
Highland County Schools will be delayed one hour.
Pittsylvania County will operate on a two-hour delay today.
As will Tazewell County schools.
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[45-AM-Train-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
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A man suffers severe injuries after being struck by a Norfolk Southern train in Botetourt County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Troutville;]

Members of the Troutville Rescue squad say the man was hit last night while walking on Nace Road about two and a half miles North of this crossing. The man's identity was not immediately known last night. Rescue squad volunteers say he was transported to Roanoke Memorial hospital with injuries to his shoulder, ribs and stomach.
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[45-AM-Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2002]

The General Assembly has to welcome a well-known Blacksburg Democrat to Richmond today...
(xxxxxxxx)

[TAKE PINNACLE FULL SCREEN] Jim Shuler beat Republican Larry Linkous yesterday by a margin of more than four thousand votes to take the 12th District House of Delegates seat.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night;]

The retired veterinarian will represent voters from Blacksburg to Bath County. And while he's eager to work with Governor- elect Mark Warner he knows the General Assembly has its work cut out with the state budget.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We have ]

((WE HAVE A MAJOR CHALLENGE AHEAD OF US THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT, THERE WILL BE SOME PAIN TO DEAL WITH BUT I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH MARK. HE'S PUT TOGETHER AN EXCELLENT STAFF AND EXCELLENT CABINET.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=AND EXCELLENT CABINET.]
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[VO-NAT]

Larry Linkous says it was hard competing with Shuler in what he calls a largely Democratic district... He says he was also outspent in terms of advertising.
(////sot////)
[sot 17:43:13]
[IN Q= I'VE ENJOYED]

((I'VE ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF IT, I DON'T HAVE ANY REGRETS. WE KNEW COMING INTO IT THAT THIS IS ABOUT WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/(R) House of Delegates Candidate;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q= HONEST WITH YOU.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Jim Shuler replaces Creigh Deeds who was elected to the state senate.


[45-11Henry-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
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[GRAPHIC=Henry School Consol.]

A Richmond Law firm has become a weapon for a Henry County citizens' group that's fighting the local school board -
BUT there is one problem---
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


The group's spokesman says it's 39-hundred dollars short of the 5-thousand it needs to hire the firm.
Citizens Campaign for a Better Plan is seeking an injunction to stop the school board from closing three elementary schools and converting two high schools to middle schools.
Some citizens have blasted the board for not finding other ways to cut the budget.
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[SOT 11:08:24 - :37]
[IN Q=It's real questionable]

((REV. TYLER MILLNER/CONSOLIDATION OPPONENT: IT'S REAL QUESTIONABLE TO HAVE A MAJOR HIGH-PAID SUPERINTENDENT AND THREE ASSISTANTS IN A SCHOOL DIVISION WITH LESS THAN 9,000 STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Tyler Millner/Consolidation Opponent;]
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[OUT Q=9,000 STUDENTS.]
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[VO-NAT]


The school board says it had to act quickly to deal with declining student enrollment and soften the blow of a 2-million dollar budget deficit.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
No more snow in the forecast for awhile, and temperatures are warming up.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will be along with your complete forecast in just a few minutes.





[8-School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=School Info]
Some students have one more day to sleep in. There are a few altered school schedules today ---


(XXXXXXXX)
[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Bath County is on a two hour delay.
Grayson County has cancelled all classes today and rescheduled exams for January 14th and 15th.
Highland County Schools will be delayed one hour.
Pittsylvania County will operate on a two-hour delay today.
As will Tazewell County schools.
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[8-AM-Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2002]

Democrat Jim Shuler has to pack his bags for Richmond today.......
(xxxxxxxx)

[TAKE PINNACLE FULL SCREEN]
Shuler beat Republican Larry Linkous yesterday by a margin of more than four thousand votes to take the 12th District House of Delegates seat.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night;]

The retired veterinarian will represent voters from Blacksburg to Bath County. And while he's eager to work with Governor- elect Mark Warner he knows the General Assembly has its work cut out with the state budget.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We have ]

((WE HAVE A MAJOR CHALLENGE AHEAD OF US THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT, THERE WILL BE SOME PAIN TO DEAL WITH BUT I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH MARK. HE'S PUT TOGETHER AN EXCELLENT STAFF AND EXCELLENT CABINET.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) 12th House District;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=AND EXCELLENT CABINET.]
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[VO-NAT]

Larry Linkous says it was hard competing with Shuler in what he calls a largely Democratic district... He says he was also outspent in terms of advertising.
(////sot////)
[sot 17:43:13]
[IN Q= I'VE ENJOYED]

((I'VE ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF IT, I DON'T HAVE ANY REGRETS. WE KNEW COMING INTO IT THAT THIS IS ABOUT WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/(R) House of Delegates Candidate;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q= HONEST WITH YOU.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Jim Shuler replaces Creigh Deeds who was elected to the state senate.


[8-11Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:03:15]
[GRAPHIC=State Capitol]


Lawmakers will get plans in action to eliminate the huge budget hole when the General Assembly convenes later today.
[SS=Mark Warner]


Governor-elect Mark Warner says the state's financial problems are bigger than one budget cycle.
Yesterday, he made the case for a top to bottom review of state government.
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[OUT Q=4 and a half years.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Warner talked with business leaders in Richmond offering details on how he plans to deal with the budget shortfall.
He called for a freeze on new tax credits, restraints on additional spending and a review of state government.
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[IN Q=It's a wonderful]
[SUPER=01-Heywood Fralin/Roanoke Businessman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Davenport/Chatham Businessman; :12]
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[OUT Q=way we govern and operate.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=State Capitol]


The General Assembly convenes at noon today.
Governor Jim Gilmore will deliver his final state of the Commonwealth address tonight at seven.
[BIRTHDAYS!] 1/10/02
Thursday:

[SUPER=130-70/Robert Mabe/Ivanhoe]



[SUPER=130-23/George Finney, Jr./Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=130-52/Linda Watkins/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-2/Andrea Poe/Ivanhoe]



[SUPER=130-6/Kellie Nicely/Lexington]



[SUPER=130-8/Cody Wright/Dublin]



[SUPER=130-11/Vernon Randolph, Jr./Danville]



[SUPER=130-6/Katelyn Honaker/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-10/George Charles/Winston-Salem, NC]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Gilmore Warren, II/Rocky Mount]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-12th/Gary & Cindy Roberts/Roanoke]

[SUPER=131-/Gary Klein/Roanoke]