[7-Peter-O]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Peter O.]


The man accused of killing three people during a shooting rampage at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, is due in court today for a motions hearing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grundy/January 16;]


Prosecutors have said they'll seek the death penalty against Peter (oh-dee-guh-zoo-uh) Odighizuwa.
But his attorneys have requested a court- appointed psychiatrist to help them prepare a defense
43-year-old Peter- O maintains he was mentally ill at the time of the fatal shootings.
Police say he opened fire in the school's main building after learning he'd been expelled for poor grades.
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[7-6-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=02-10 tc 14:34]
[GRAPHIC=none]

One year after a plane went down in Georgia, eighteen Air National Guardsmen from Virginia are being remembered.
A memorial was dedicated in their honor yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]

One of those men was from Blacksburg. Staff Sergeant Greg (Skir-pee) Skurupey and his unit were on their way home to Virginia after two weeks of training in Florida at the time of the crash.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[Graphic=none]

Military investigators initially blamed the crash on the crew for improper loading... but the general who ordered the probe later blamed bad weather and equipment malfunctions. The families of 11 of the Guardsmen killed have sued the plane's manufacturer and other companies - saying malfunctioning equipment was at fault.


[7-11Lotto-South]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-04 TC-36:42]
[GRAPHIC=Lotto South]

There is a Lotto South winner whose identity remains a mystery.
But, the lucky winner does have a local connection.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The winning ticket was sold at the Kroger in the old Harris Teeter building on Brambelton Avenue in Roanoke.
The winner is still unknown.
But we do know he or she will receive 20-million dollars plus a one million dollar bonus.
The winner can choose one lump sum payment or 30 annual payments of 667-thousand dollars.
[SUPER=04-Lotto South;]


The one million dollar bonus is derived from jackpot funds reserved from the last "Lotto Virginia" drawing back in September.
The winning numbers are 21-26-27-32-33, and 34.
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[7-11Maple-Leaf]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC-54:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The City of Roanoke is now the proud owner of the world's largest bread manufacturing line.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Maple Leaf Bakery has just completed a 12 million dollar expansion at Roanoke's Center for Industry and Technology.
A formal ribbon-cutting will be held on Friday.
The Canada-based company has hired about 40 people to staff the facility.
Six people will operate the new bread line... and no one will ever have to handle the bread.
You can buy these locally produced baked goods at Wal-Mart stores across the region under the California Goldminer brand- name.
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[45-Peter-O]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Peter O.]

The man alledgedly behind the shooting deaths of three people at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy will be in court this afternoon for a motions hearing.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grundy/January 16;]


Prosecutors have said they'll seek the death penalty against Peter (oh-dee-guh-zoo-uh) Odighizuwa.
But his attorneys have requested a court- appointed psychiatrist to help them prepare a defense
43- year- old Peter- O maintains he was mentally ill at the time of the fatal shootings.
Police say he opened fire in the school's main building after learning he'd been expelled for poor grades.
(------------)


[45-11Bedford-Ride]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC-1:38:11]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Volunteers are making a difference in the fate of a Bedford County program. They are pitching in to keep the program on its feet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]

Roger Henderson recently briefed the Bedford County supervisors on the "Bedford Ride" program. It's a program that provides transportation for disabled, low income or elderly residents who need a way to get to medical appointments or to a pharmacy. Bedford Ride got its start in September-- Today it has 85 volunteers and by the end of the year hopes to provide transportation for residents throughout the county.
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[SOT 06:10:58]
[IN Q=We have three ]
[SUPER=01-Roger Henderson/Bedford Community Health Foundation; ]

((ROGER HENDERSON/BEDFORD COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION, INC. : WE HAVE THREE LEADERSHIP TEAMS FUNCTIONING AT THIS TIME ONE AT BEDFORD CITY WHICH DOES THE CITY AREA AND SURROUNDING COUNTY. ONE IN THE TAYLOR MOUNTAIN AND THAXTON AREA AND ONE IN BIG ISLAND. NEXT MONDAY, FORREST AND GOODE COME ON LINE, THE NEXT TEAM WILL BE MONTVALE AND THEN WE'RE HOPING FOR TWO TEAMS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE COUNTY LATER THIS YEAR.))
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=later this year.]
(XXXXXX)
[TAKE BEDFORD RIDE FS #1001ESSC]

The Bedford Ride program charges a small fee based on the distance traveled and the person's ability to pay. If you would like more information-- you can contact Bedford Ride at 540- 587-3315.
(XXXXXX)



[45-11Lotto-South]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-04 TC-36:42]
[GRAPHIC=Lotto South]

Who is Virginia's first Lotto South Multi-millinaire? No one knows yet, but what we do know is that the winner is very close to home....
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The winning ticket was sold at the Kroger in the old Harris Teeter building on Brambelton Avenue in Roanoke.
The winner is still unknown.
But we do know he or she will receive 20-million dollars plus a one million dollar bonus.
The winner can choose one lump sum payment or 30 annual payments of 667-thousand dollars.
[SUPER=04-Lotto South;]


The one million dollar bonus is derived from jackpot funds reserved from the last "Lotto Virginia" drawing back in September.
The winning numbers are 21-26-27-32-33, and 34.
(------------)


[8-Peter-O]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Peter O.]


There will be a motions hearing this afternoon for the man accused of a shooting rampage that took three lives at the Appalachian School of Law.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grundy/January 16;]


Prosecutors have said they'll seek the death penalty against Peter (oh-dee-guh-zoo-uh) Odighizuwa.
But his attorneys have requested a court- appointed psychiatrist to help them prepare a defense
43- year- old Peter- O maintains he was mentally ill at the time of the fatal shootings.
Police say he opened fire in the school's main building after learning he'd been expelled for poor grades.
(------------)


[8-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=02-10 tc 14:34]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A memorial was held yesterday to remember eighteen Air National Guardsmen from Virginia who were killed after their plane crashed in Georgia last year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]

One of those men was from Blacksburg. Staff Sergeant Greg (Skir-pee) Skurupey and his unit were on their way home to Virginia after two weeks of training in Florida at the time of the crash.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[Graphic=none]

Military investigators initially blamed the crash on the crew for improper loading... but the general who ordered the probe later blamed bad weather and equipment malfunctions. The families of 11 of the Guardsmen killed have sued the plane's manufacturer and other companies - saying malfunctioning equipment was at fault.


[8-11Sterling]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC-1:04:21]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The economy in Henry County needs a quick fix. Many hope the new head of the Commerce Office can make the needed repairs...
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[VO-NAT; 17.5]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./October]


Wayne Sterling began working for the county in late October.
He is responsible for all aspects of the county's economic development program.
It is work that has even taken him out west.
Sterling has spent the last two weeks in the Silicon Valley hoping to attract new businesses to the area.
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[SOT 00:26:54]
[IN Q=One thing Wayne]
[SUPER=01-Tim Hall/Henry Co. Spokesperson]

((TIM HALL/HENRY CO. SPOKESPERSON: ONE THING WAYNE STERLING BRINGS TO HENRY COUNTY IS NAME RECOGNITION. WAYNE STERLING CAN PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL A CEO AND THAT CEO KNOWS WHO HE IS AND THAT'S OPENED DOORS FOR US LITERALLY OPENED DOORS WITH WAYNE GOING TO VISIT COMPANY'S AND FIGURATIVELY IT'S OPENED DOORS BECAUSE PEOPLE NOW ARE AWARE THAT WE ARE TOGETHER, HENRY COUNTY AND WAYNE STERLING ARE TOGETHER.))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=Wayne Sterling are together]
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[VO-NAT]


Since January first, more than six hundred jobs have been announced in Henry County.
Sterling is expected to return from his trip and be back on the job this week. (------------)