[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Another day of mild temperatures today.
But there will be a few more clouds hanging around.
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will be along with your forecast in just a few moments.





[7-11Water-Service]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Some 300 Roanoke homes may be without water this morning.
City crews are installing a new pipe and will have to temporarily shut off serice to some customers in the Garden City area.
The outage will affect houses in the Mill Mountain Estates subdivision and as well as homes and side streets along Garden City Boulevard.
The interruption will begin around nine o-clock and could last for up to six hours.

[7-11Economic-Development]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-62 TC55:33]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]

The Roanoke Valley economy is getting a small boost.
120 new jobs are on the way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Two new companies are making a start in Roanoke's Centre for Industry and Technology.
Virginia Utility Protection Service and InfoSeal are leasing space in the old Transkrit building.
VUPS executives say they almost moved to Franklin County, but credit Roanoke officials for changing their minds.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=We started off]

((RICH PARVARSKI/VUPS: WE STARTED OFF AS A BOARD OF DIRECTORS LOOKING ACROSS THE STATE. WE DETERMINED THAT SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WOULD BE AN IDEAL LOCATION. WE QUICKLY NARROWED THAT DOWN TO THE ROANOKE AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Rich Parvarski/Virginia Utility Protection Service]
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[OUT Q=Roanoke area.]
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[VO-NAT]


The companies plan to pour more than six million dollars into building renovations, and they are hiring.
InfoSeal has taken 29 former Transkrit employees onboard so far.
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[7-11Job-Growth]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC1:48:42]
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The results are in - Employment Numbers for the state show that 19 thousand more jobs were created in the Commonwealth this November than last. Most of the jobs were in Northern Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


That part of the state gained 20 THOUSAND jobs -- and continues to be the fastest growing metropolitan area in the state.
Charlottesville picked up 18 hundred jobs.
And Roanoke gained 12 hundred, many in the health and business services sectors.
Norfolk lost a thousand jobs.
Lynchburg lost 12 hundred, mainly in transportation.
And Danville lost 23 hundred jobs in November, most in manufacturing.
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[7-11Tech-Tuition]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC58:58]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Tuition]

Officials at Virginia Tech are crunching numbers, trying to find a way to make up for the proposed budget reductions.

They say tuition increases won't be enough to cover it.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Spokesman Larry Hincker says a 5-percent increase would amount to about 6-million dollars. But the school is being asked to cut 31-million for the new fiscal year. Tech is also concerned about a tuition hike affecting enrollment and affordability.
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[SOT 22:25:12]
[IN Q=for an]

((LARRY HINCKER/VIRGINIA TECH SPOKESMAN; FOR AN OUT OF STATE STUDENT IT IS ABOUT 580 DOLLARS SO YOU DO THAT ACROSS SEVERAL YEARS AND YEAH IT COULD BEGIN TO HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE FAMILIES BUDGET AND THAT'S WHY WERE EXTREMELY SENSITIVE TO IT. ))
[SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Virginia Tech Spokesman;]
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[OUT Q=sensitive to it.]
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[VO-NAT]

State college tuition in Virginia has been frozen since 19-96. Governor Mark Warner wants to lift the ban to help cover Virginia's budget shortfall. Tech's Board of Visitors will make a decision on tuition at Tech this Spring.
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[WXHeads]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... A mix of sun and clouds today, but the warmer temperatures are holding steady...Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up right after the news.



[45-11Water-Service]


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

As many as 300 Roanoke homes could go without water this morning.
City crews are installing a new pipe and will have to temporarily shut off serice to some customers in the Garden City area.
The outage will affect houses in the Mill Mountain Estates subdivision and as well as homes and side streets along Garden City Boulevard.
The interruption will begin around nine o-clock and could last for up to six hours.

[45-11XGR-Sludge]


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

Something smells funny in Richmond - ` Legislators are at odds over local regulations on human waste. Yesterday, the battle was over sewer sludge used as fertilizer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Bath County senator Creigh (cree) Deeds wants to give localities the right to regulate the use of bio-solids or ban them outright.
Deeds says the rendered human waste can be a threat to area groundwater and the smell is more than offensive.
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[SOT 11:25:53//11:36:39]
[IN Q=When you live]

((SEN. CREIGH DEEDS/D- BATH CO.: WHEN YOU LIVE IN THE COUNTRY, YOU'VE GOT TO GET USED TO FARM SMELLS AND FARMS NOISES. THIS ISN'T A FARM SMELL, COME UP HERE AND TAKE A WHIFF OF THIS, THIS IS NOTHING YOU SMELLED ON YOUR GRANDDADDY'S FARM WHEN YOU WERE GROWING UP.)) ((SEN. BILL BOLLING/R-MECHANICSVILLE: I DON'T THINK ANYONE WOULD DISAGREE THAT THERE NEEDS TO BE SOME ABILITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO EXERCISE SOME REASONABLE CONTROL OVER THE USE OF BIOSOLIDS, BUT WE'VE GOT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DON'T DO THAT IN SUCH A WAY THAT THAT CONTROL COULD BE EXERCISED UNREASONABLY.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Creigh Deeds/(D) Bath Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Bill Bolling/(R) Mechanicsville; :12]
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[OUT Q=be exercised unreasonably.]
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[VO-NAT]


Right now only the State Health Department can issue permits for biosolids application.
A Senate subcommittee will hear testimony from both sides tonight.
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[45Car-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=ssm]
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[GRAPHIC=Car Tax]

Though it may not make it through the General Assembly, one local state senator wants to see Virginia's car tax rebate rolled back until the state can better afford it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Montgomery County senator Madison Marye (muh-REE) is sponsoring a bill that would move the car tax cut back to 55 percent.. instead of the 70 percent Governor Mark Warner has proposed for the current fiscal year.
It's the same issue that caused the Senate and House of Delegates to stalemate on a budget last year..
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[SOT 1:49:46]

((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D- MONTGOMERY CO.: AND I THINK ALSO MR. PRESIDENT, THAT THE PEOPLE SHOULD KNOW WHO IS INFLICTING THIS PAIN ON THEM. WHY DO WE HAVE THIS PAINFUL CONDITION THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH? YOU AND I KNOW HERE IN THIS BODY THAT IT'S NOT THE SENATE.. WE DID OUR BEST LAST YEAR. BUT WHERE IS THE LEADERSHIP? WHY MUST WE, MR. PRESIDENT, BEAR THE PAIN?))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Madison Marye/(D) Montgomery Co.]
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[OUT Q=bear the pain.]
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[VO-NAT]

Governor Warner's spokeswoman says Marye's bill "doesn't have a lot of momentum" in the governor's office.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......One more day of warm tenperatures, and then the normal weather for this time of a year will return. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few moments.





[8-Water-Service]


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

This morning Roanoke, some 300 Roanoke homes could go without water.
City crews are installing a new pipe and will have to temporarily shut off serice to some customers in the Garden City area.
The outage will affect houses in the Mill Mountain Estates subdivision and as well as homes and side streets along Garden City Boulevard.
The interruption will begin around nine o-clock and could last for up to six hours.

[8-11Economic-Development]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-62 TC55:33]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]

The Roanoke Valley will welcome as many as 120 new jobs to the area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Two new companies are making a start in Roanoke's Centre for Industry and Technology.
Virginia Utility Protection Service and InfoSeal are leasing space in the old Transkrit building.
VUPS executives say they almost moved to Franklin County, but credit Roanoke officials for changing their minds.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We started off]

((RICH PARVARSKI/VUPS: WE STARTED OFF AS A BOARD OF DIRECTORS LOOKING ACROSS THE STATE. WE DETERMINED THAT SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WOULD BE AN IDEAL LOCATION. WE QUICKLY NARROWED THAT DOWN TO THE ROANOKE AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Rich Parvarski/Virginia Utility Protection Service]
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[OUT Q=Roanoke area.]
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[VO-NAT]


The companies plan to pour more than six million dollars into building renovations, and they are hiring.
InfoSeal has taken 29 former Transkrit employees onboard so far.
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[8-11Job-Growth]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC1:48:42]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

This November, 19 thousand more jobs were created in the Commonwealth than last November. The majority of the jobs came to Northern Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


That part of the state gained 20 THOUSAND jobs -- and continues to be the fastest growing metropolitan area in the state.
Charlottesville picked up 18 hundred jobs.
And Roanoke gained 12 hundred, many in the health and business services sectors.
Norfolk lost a thousand jobs.
Lynchburg lost 12 hundred, mainly in transportation.
And Danville lost 23 hundred jobs in November, most in manufacturing.
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[8-VOB-Olympic-Officer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Olympics Security]

Southwest Virginia will have its place in the 2002 Winter Olympics.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; ]

A Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy will be taking part in the Olympics next month in Salt Lake City-- but not as a competitor. For three weeks, Melvin Morris will serve as a law enforcement volunteer.
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[SOT 06:02:17]
[IN Q=The venue ]
[SUPER=01-Melvin Morris, III/Pulaski Co. Deputy; :00]

((THE VENUE WHERE I'LL BE ASSIGNED IS WHERE THE DIGNITARIES WILL BE STAYING SO I'LL SEE WORLD LEADERS AND PEOPLE FROM EVERY COUNTRY, AND TO SEE PEOPLE FROM 80 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES ALL AT ONE PLACE AND TO TALK TO THEM AND MEET THEM AND ANSWER ANY QUESTION THEY'LL HAVE IT WILL BE AN EXPERIENCE I'VE NEVER HAD.))
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[OUT Q=i've never had.]
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[VO-NAT]

Morris has worked in law enforcement for more than 20- years-- and is looking forward to the job as well as getting to watch world class athletes compete.
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[BIRTHDAYS!] 1/30/02
Wednesday:

[SUPER=130-12/Jonathan Southers/Richmond]



[SUPER=130-52/Harry Crockett/Pulaski]



[SUPER=130-13/T. J. Portee/Chatham]



[SUPER=130-74/Archie Light/Christiansburg]



[SUPER=130-32/Marlo Johnson/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-63/Billy Swain/Christiansburg]



[SUPER=130-1/Carly Quesinberry/Snowville]



[SUPER=130-9/Cole Campbell/Bassett]



[SUPER=130-2/Ashley Wickham/Blue Ridge]


Anniversary! WOW!
[SUPER=130-59th/Tom & Bernice Clapsaddle/Covington]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-43/Susan Brightwell/Charlotte NC]


[SUPER=131-41/Iris Hayes/Lynchburg]