[7-11DeLay]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]

President Bush along with other lawmakers say the US will continue to fight against terrorism, for as long as it takes. One lawmaker who visited Roanoke spoke more about the issue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Republican House Whip Tom DeLay was in Roanoke fundraising for Congressman Bob Goodlatte's re-election campaign. Last night, DeLay told reporters this will be a long war-- one that will take more lives before it's over.
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[SOT 11:15:24 11:15:50]
[IN Q=Today's events ]

((TOM DELAY: TODAY'S EVENTS HAVE SHOWN US THAT THIS IS A DANGEROUS JOB AND THAT IF WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE THIS JOB WE'RE GOING TO LOSE SOME OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE AND ALL OF US FEEL AGGRIEVED AT THESE LOSSES.)) ((BOB GOODLATTE: THE COUNTRY'S VIGILANCE IS GOING TO HAVE TO BE STRONGER THAN IT WAS BEFORE SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH AND I'M REMINDED OF WHAT THOMAS JEFFERSON SAID AT THE OUTSET OF OUR COUNTRY, THE PRICE OF LIBERTY IS ETERNAL VIGILANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Tom DeLay/(R) Texas; :00]
[SUPER=@Goodlatte; :19]
[RUNS=30]
[OUT Q=eternal vigilance.]
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[VO-NAT]

DeLay is also busy campaigning-- He hopes to become the next House Majority leader.
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[7-11Intermet-Foundry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC15:08]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]

Two men were injured at the Radford Foundry yesterday. Matthew Sutphin suffered second and third degree burns, and is listed in good condition this morning at the UVA burn center. The other man-- Dean Akers, suffered minor injuries and was expected to be released from the hospital yesterday.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;]

An official with the Intermet Corporation says it appears the men were burned when some molten iron came into contact with water and exploded. Incidentally, today marks the two year anniversary of the accident at Intermet's New River Foundry in which three people were killed.
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[7-11Jamison]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-01 TC1:13:17]
[GRAPHIC=Hallis Jamison]

An elderly man who police say shot and killed a 15-year-old girl last week will not be indicted,
Yesterday a grand jury refused to indict the elderly man. It's an unusual situation for Grand Jurors to reject an indictment,, now prosecutors are wondering what happens next.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 26]


Police initially charged Hallis (JAY-muh- son) Jamison with "malicious wounding," not knowing whether 15-year old Charlotte Brown would live through the night. That charge is still set for a preliminary hearing April 16th in Juvenile and Domestic Relations court.
The Commonwealth's Attorney could wait until then to publicly lay out the case against Jamison.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

The Chief Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney says she's considering that.
Betty Jo Anthony emphasizes that no decision has been made, but that the Commonwealth could present the case again to the NEXT Grand Jury.
In the meantime, Jamison remains in jail, though his attorney is likely to renew the motion to have him released on bond.

[45-11DeLay]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]

President Bush and other lawmakers say the US will continue to combat terrorism, for as long as it takes. One lawmaker spoke on the issue in a visit to Roanoke.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Republican House Whip Tom DeLay was in Roanoke fundraising for Congressman Bob Goodlatte's re-election campaign. Last night, DeLay told reporters this will be a long war-- one that will take more lives before it's over.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:15:24 11:15:50]
[IN Q=Today's events ]

((TOM DELAY: TODAY'S EVENTS HAVE SHOWN US THAT THIS IS A DANGEROUS JOB AND THAT IF WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE THIS JOB WE'RE GOING TO LOSE SOME OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE AND ALL OF US FEEL AGGRIEVED AT THESE LOSSES.)) ((BOB GOODLATTE: THE COUNTRY'S VIGILANCE IS GOING TO HAVE TO BE STRONGER THAN IT WAS BEFORE SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH AND I'M REMINDED OF WHAT THOMAS JEFFERSON SAID AT THE OUTSET OF OUR COUNTRY, THE PRICE OF LIBERTY IS ETERNAL VIGILANCE.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Tom DeLay/(R) Texas; :00]
[SUPER=@Goodlatte; :19]
[RUNS=30]
[OUT Q=eternal vigilance.]
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[VO-NAT]

DeLay is also busy campaigning-- He hopes to become the next House Majority leader.
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[45-11Benzenhafer]


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

In Botetourt county, a woman is facing a murder charge in connection with the drug-related death of a 17-year old.
Melanie Deanna Benzenhafer of Cloverdale was indicted yesterday for second degree murder.
Deputies say in January she sold the drug Lortab to Brian Kristopher Osborne.
Osborne died after using it.

[45-11Henry-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=kgu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

A truck driver may face charges for his involvement in a fatal car accident in Henry County yesterday afternoon. Police say that Michael George Pratt was travelling south on Route 6-22 when he ran a stop sign and hit a North Carolina woman's car. The 78-year old woman was thrown from her vehicle and died at the scene. Pratt's truck flipped over. He was taken to a Hospital in Eden North Carolina with minor injuries.


[45-11Bedford-Zoning]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-07]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Plans for an industrial park in Bedford County are facing opposition from its would-be neighbors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/Last Week; ]

Last week-- residents urged the planning commission and board of supervisors to reject the plan. Neighbors say if the New London Business and Technology Center is developed it will jeopardize their safety and property values. Last night, the planning commission RECOMMENDED that zoning at the proposed site be changed from residential to allow for the industrial park. The board of supervisors, though, will have the ultimate say in whether plans for the industrial park become a reality.
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[8-11City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke and Roanoke County have joined forces in an effort to boost their image.
The City has asked for bids from local and national advertising agencies to create a regional imaging campaign.
The leaders are hoping that good publicity for the Valley will attract new industry and younger residents from all across the nation.
The idea is a mirror of Norfolk's branding campaign.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They have this]

((VICE MAYOR BILL CARDER: THEY HAVE THIS IMAGE OF A MERMAID, IT SAYS NORFOLK, IT SAYS CELEBRATING LIFE DAILY. THAT KIND OF BRANDING SAYS EVERYTHING ABOUT EDUCATION, STYLE OF LIFE, JOBS, EVERYTHING. COMING BACK TO ROANOKE, WE NEED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WE WANT TO PROJECT.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Carder/Roanoke Vice-Mayor]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=want to project.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


So far, nine proposals have come in -- four from local firms.
One of the national firms has helped brand the Olympics, Hong Kong, Pepsi and KFC.

[8-11Jamison]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM CUtin]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-01 TC1:13:17]
[GRAPHIC=Hallis Jamison]

A Grand Jury refused to indict the elderly Roanoke man who police say shot and killed a 15-year old girl last week. The unusual decision has people wondering just what happens next.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 26]


Police initially charged Hallis (JAY-muh- son) Jamison with "malicious wounding," not knowing whether 15-year old Charlotte Brown would live through the night. That charge is still set for a preliminary hearing April 16th in Juvenile and Domestic Relations court. The Commonwealth's Attorney could wait until then to publicly lay out the case against Jamison.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

The Chief Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney says she's considering that. Betty Jo Anthony emphasizes that no decision has been made, but that the Commonwealth could present the case again to the next Grand Jury. In the meantime, Jamison remains in jail, though his attorney is likely to renew the motion to have him released on bond.

[8-11Intermet-Foundry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC15:08]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]

An accident at the Radford Foundry has left two workers with burns and other injuries. Matthew Sutphin suffered second and third degree burns and is in good condition at the UVA burn center. Dean Akers, who suffered minor injuries, was expected to be released from the hospital yesterday.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;]

An official with the Intermet Corporation says it appears the men were burned when some molten iron came into contact with water and exploded. Incidentally, today marks the two year anniversary of the accident at Intermet's New River Foundry in which three people were killed. (-------------)