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[ANCHOR=Kim]

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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
It will be a beautiful day in the region as the temperatures heat up, and continue to melt the snow.
Meteroligist Leo Hirsbrunner has complete forecast coming up in just a few minutes.




[7-VOB-Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=ejo]
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[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]

State lawmakers are trying to decide what's fair and not fair in the battle between low-price gas chains and the smaller retailers .
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[VO-NAT :07]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


Ever since Sheetz opened on route 460 in Christiansburg... competitors say business hasn't been the same.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I have a dealer]
[SUPER=01-Bob Blake/Radford Gasoline Distributor;]

((BOB BLAKE/RADFORD GASOLINE DISTRIBUTOR: I HAVE A DEALER THAT IS 14 MILES AWAY. THEIR VOLUME HAS DECREASED 30 PERCENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=volume has decreased 30 per cent]
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[VO-NAT :19]


Chatham Senator Charles Hawkins took up the cause, proposing legislation that would prevent gasoline retailers from selling below cost except for grand openings or going out of business sales.
A spokesman for Sheetz said the company makes money on its gasoline sales, and isn't trying to put anyone out of business.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is not an issue]
[SUPER=01-Mike Cortez/Sheetz Vice-President;]

((MIKE CORTEZ/SHEETZ V.P.: THIS IS NOT AN ISSUE WHERE I AM WORRIED SO MUCH ABOUT THE MOM AND POPS. I THINK THEY'RE GREAT ORGANIZATIONS. I'M WORRIED ABOUT THE MOMS AND DADS. THE TRUE LITTLE GUY IN THIS THING WHO PAY FOR THE GASOLINE.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=who pay for the gasoline.]
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[VO-NAT :12+]


In the end the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee approved a watered-down version of the bill.
It requires proof that a competing station is put out of business before the state would take any action.
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[7-Craig-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=dse]
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[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A 16-year-old New Castle boy is dead, after a head-on collision.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
State Police say Tyson James Wood ran off the side of the road yesterday afternoon, overcorrected and hit a pick up truck on Route 6-11 in Craig County.
Wood was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He died there last night.
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[7-11King-Bypass]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jsc]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:20:44]
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All can now see an honor for Martin Luther King Junior in the Bedford area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]


After two years of planning, the 460 bypass was re-named for the civil rights leader.
An N-double-A C-P spokeswoman said today's event shows the people of Bedford stand for many of the things Doctor King did.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We here]

((EVANGELINE JEFFREY/NAACP AREA NINE CHAIRPERSON: WE HERE IN BEDFORD AND BEDFORD COUNTY ARE A PEOPLE OF THE TIMES AND WE BELIEVE IN DIVERSITY AND UNITY OF ALL PEOPLE AND THE AMERICAN WAY. THIS IS A VERY HISTORICAL DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Evangeline Jeffrey/NAACP Area Nine Chairperson;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=historical day.]
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[VO-NAT]


Dozens attended the event at the Bedford Area Visitor's Center.
The westbound ramp off Burks Drive was briefly closed while area leaders cut the ribbon.
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[7-Brown]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=ASL Shooting]


Classes begin again today at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy.
Meanwhile, a Roanoke woman injured in the shooting there last week has been released from the hospital.
Rebecca Clair Brown is out and doing well, according to her brother.
He says Brown will most likely return to the law school, where she is a first-year student.


[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......Some much needed rain is in the forecast for later on tonight, and we may also be some showers throughout the week. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few moments.





[45-VOB-Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]


Independent gasoline dealers are going head to head with low-price chains.... in Richmond.
The General Assembly has at issue a legislation that would prevent so-called predatory pricing.
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[VO-NAT :07]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


Ever since Sheetz opened on route 460 in Christiansburg... competitors say business hasn't been the same.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I have a dealer]
[SUPER=01-Bob Blake/Radford Gasoline Distributor;]

((BOB BLAKE/RADFORD GASOLINE DISTRIBUTOR: I HAVE A DEALER THAT IS 14 MILES AWAY. THEIR VOLUME HAS DECREASED 30 PERCENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=volume has decreased 30 per cent]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :19]


Chatham Senator Charles Hawkins took up the cause, proposing legislation that would prevent gasoline retailers from selling below cost except for grand openings or going out of business sales.
A spokesman for Sheetz said the company makes money on its gasoline sales, and isn't trying to put anyone out of business.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is not an issue]
[SUPER=01-Mike Cortez/Sheetz Vice-President;]

((MIKE CORTEZ/SHEETZ V.P.: THIS IS NOT AN ISSUE WHERE I AM WORRIED SO MUCH ABOUT THE MOM AND POPS. I THINK THEY'RE GREAT ORGANIZATIONS. I'M WORRIED ABOUT THE MOMS AND DADS. THE TRUE LITTLE GUY IN THIS THING WHO PAY FOR THE GASOLINE.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=who pay for the gasoline.]
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[VO-NAT :12+]


In the end the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee approved a watered-down version of the bill.
It requires proof that a competing station is put out of business before the state would take any action.
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[45-11Franklin-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-05 TC18:28]
[GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Cocaine]


The manager of the Rocky Mount Burger King is due in court later today .. charged with selling drugs within sight of Franklin County High School.
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[VO-NAT]


39-year-old Roy Livingston Campbell was arrested Friday at the fast food restaurant on Route 40.
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


Sheriff's deputies say an informant bought cocaine from Campbell TWICE in the Burger King parking lot.
They do NOT know if he sold to students.
Campbell is charged with distributing cocaine within one-thousand feet of a school ... which carries a longer prison term than just selling drugs.
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[45-11King-Bypass]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jsc]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:20:44]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Some residents of Bedford are on the road to making an honor for Dr. Martin Luther King Junior in that area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]


After two years of planning, the 460 bypass was re-named for the civil rights leader.
An N-double-A C-P spokeswoman said today's event shows the people of Bedford stand for many of the things Doctor King did.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We here]

((EVANGELINE JEFFREY/NAACP AREA NINE CHAIRPERSON: WE HERE IN BEDFORD AND BEDFORD COUNTY ARE A PEOPLE OF THE TIMES AND WE BELIEVE IN DIVERSITY AND UNITY OF ALL PEOPLE AND THE AMERICAN WAY. THIS IS A VERY HISTORICAL DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Evangeline Jeffrey/NAACP Area Nine Chairperson;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=historical day.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Dozens attended the event at the Bedford Area Visitor's Center.
The westbound ramp off Burks Drive was briefly closed while area leaders cut the ribbon.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Expect a springlike day, with some welcome showers arriving by tonight.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up.





[8-VOB-Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices]

Independent gasoline retailers are accusing low-price chains of unfair competition. The General Assembly is considering legislation that would prevent the so-called predatory pricing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :07]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


Ever since Sheetz opened on route 460 in Christiansburg... competitors say business hasn't been the same.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I have a dealer]
[SUPER=01-Bob Blake/Radford Gasoline Distributor;]

((BOB BLAKE/RADFORD GASOLINE DISTRIBUTOR: I HAVE A DEALER THAT IS 14 MILES AWAY. THEIR VOLUME HAS DECREASED 30 PERCENT.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=volume has decreased 30 per cent]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :19]


Chatham Senator Charles Hawkins took up the cause, proposing legislation that would prevent gasoline retailers from selling below cost except for grand openings or going out of business sales.
A spokesman for Sheetz said the company makes money on its gasoline sales, and isn't trying to put anyone out of business.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is not an issue]
[SUPER=01-Mike Cortez/Sheetz Vice-President;]

((MIKE CORTEZ/SHEETZ V.P.: THIS IS NOT AN ISSUE WHERE I AM WORRIED SO MUCH ABOUT THE MOM AND POPS. I THINK THEY'RE GREAT ORGANIZATIONS. I'M WORRIED ABOUT THE MOMS AND DADS. THE TRUE LITTLE GUY IN THIS THING WHO PAY FOR THE GASOLINE.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=who pay for the gasoline.]
(--------------)
[VO-NAT :12+]


In the end the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee approved a watered-down version of the bill.
It requires proof that a competing station is put out of business before the state would take any action.
(--------------)


[8-Craig-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A head-on collision in Craig County has left a 16- year- old New Castle boy dead.
(+++++++)

[TAKE MAP FULL]
State Police say Tyson James Wood ran off the side of the road yesterday afternoon, overcorrected and hit a pick up truck on Route 6-11 in Craig County.
Wood was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He died there last night.
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[8-11King-Bypass]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jsc]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:20:44]
[GRAPHIC=MLK]

Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Junior is now honored for all to see in the Bedford area.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]


After two years of planning, the 460 bypass was re-named for the civil rights leader.
An N-double-A C-P spokeswoman said yesterday's event shows the people of Bedford stand for many of the things Doctor King did.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We here]

((EVANGELINE JEFFREY/NAACP AREA NINE CHAIRPERSON: WE HERE IN BEDFORD AND BEDFORD COUNTY ARE A PEOPLE OF THE TIMES AND WE BELIEVE IN DIVERSITY AND UNITY OF ALL PEOPLE AND THE AMERICAN WAY. THIS IS A VERY HISTORICAL DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Evangeline Jeffrey/NAACP Area Nine Chairperson;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=historical day.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Dozens attended the event at the Bedford Area Visitor's Center.
The westbound ramp off Burks Drive was briefly closed while area leaders cut the ribbon.
(------------)



[8-Brown]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=ASL Shooting]


The Appalachian School of Law in Grundy tries to resume normal life today, with students and teachers returning to class. Meanwhile, a Roanoke woman injured in the shooting there last week has been released from the hospital.
Rebecca Clair Brown is out and doing well, according to her brother.
He says Brown will most likely return to the law school, where she is a first-year student.

[BIRTHDAYS] 1/23/02
Wednesday:

[SUPER=130-/Mary Ogilvie/Salem] pronounced "Ogle-vee"



[SUPER=130-1/Alexis Laughon/Vinton]



[SUPER=130-13/Caitie Hufeisen/Max Meadows] pronounced "Huff-fi-son"



[SUPER=130-92/Kent Tickle/Bland]



[SUPER=130-16/Sophia Branche/Glasgow]



[SUPER=130-11/Gwendolyn Berry/Rockbridge Baths]



[SUPER=130-9/Davon Welch/Roanoke]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-82/Gaylord Jewell/Lafayette]