[7-11Madison-Shooting]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC-2:00:17]
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One man has been hospitalized, and two Roanoke City police officers are on administrative leave following a shooting. The officers were responding to a loud music call on Madison Avenue around midnight Sunday morning when they stopped 20- year- old Antonio Lee Taylor who was driving away from the area.
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[VO-NAT 20 seconds]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

As the officers talked to Taylor, police say he moved his car, striking Officer M-E Thompson in the leg. Officer Thompson then fired several shots at Taylor, one of which hit him in the chest. The car then struck the porch of a home on Madison Avenue. Taylor was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial, but his condition is not being released.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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He faces charges of assault on a police officer and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The two officers will remain on administrative leave until an investigation of the incident can be completed.


[7-11Giles-Search]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jwi]
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Giles County authorities spent much of the weekend looking for a man whose boat capsized on the New River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co./Saturday;]

40- year- old James Pearly Simonds of Stuarts Draft was last seen around one o'clock Saturday. Yesterday crews searched the river and river banks as police searched by helicopter. Witnesses told police they saw the man heading downstream on the top of a capsized boat. Rescue personnel found the boat about a mile and a half downstream from where Simonds was last seen. No word yet on whether the search will resume today.
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[7-11Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=tha]
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Senator George Allen has been working with other lawmakers to help provide money for the initial costs of the war in Iraq.
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[VO-NAT]

On Friday, the Senate approved a compromise bill that provides nearly 80- billion dollars for the war and its aftermath. The House added its stamp of approval on Saturday. The fast-track legislation also contains funds to combat terrorism, boost defenses at home and give new aid to airlines.
[SUPER=203-Roanoke;]

Senator George Allen says he's satisfied with the budget but would've liked to have seen more money set aside for job creation.
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[SOT 15:52:50]
[IN Q=THE PART]
[SUPER=201-Sen. George Allen/(R) Virginia; ]

((GEORGE ALLEN: THE PART THAT HAS TO DO WITH ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOBS IS NOT AS GOOD AS I WOULD HAVE LIKED IT TO BE, I THINK WE NEED TO DO MORE AS FAR AS TAX POLICY, AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL, TO REDUCE TAXES ON INVESTORS, ON FAMILIES, AND INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL BUSINESSES SO THAT THEY WILL INVEST AND CREATE MORE JOBS.))
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[OUT Q=CREATE MORE JOBS.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Allen]

Allen will be making several appearances in southwest Virginia today beginning in Hillsville. He'll also be stopping in Giles County for an announcement involving the historic courthouse and will visit the Volvo plant, as well.

[45-11-81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=kim]
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An accident on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County caused traffic to be tied up for hours last night.
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[VO-NAT - :26+]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

Shortly before 8 o'clock, State Police say the driver of a tractor trailer ran off the left side of the road, overcorrected and flipped. Officials then had to clean up bags of concrete that the truck was carrying. The wreck blocked both northbound lanes of the interstate, and traffic was diverted to Route 460. No other cars were involved, and no one was injured. The driver of the truck has been charged with reckless driving.
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[45-11Madison-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC-2:00:17]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]

A shooting in Roanoke lands one man in the hospital and two police officers on administrative leave. The officers were responding to a loud music call on Madison Avenue around midnight Sunday morning when they stopped 20- year- old Antonio Lee Taylor who was driving away from the area.
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[VO-NAT 20 seconds]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

As the officers talked to Taylor, police say he moved his car, striking Officer M-E Thompson in the leg. Officer Thompson then fired several shots at Taylor, one of which hit him in the chest. The car then struck the porch of a home on Madison Avenue. Taylor was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial, but his condition is not being released.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]

He faces charges of assault on a police officer and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The two officers will remain on administrative leave until an investigation of the incident can be completed.


[45-11Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC-21:46]
[GRAPHIC=war w/ iraq]

Senator George Allen along with other lawmakers have been working together to provide money for the initial costs of the war in Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

On Friday, the Senate approved a compromise bill that provides nearly 80- billion dollars for the war and its aftermath. The House added its stamp of approval on Saturday. The fast-track legislation also contains funds to combat terrorism, boost defenses at home and give new aid to airlines.
[SUPER=203-Roanoke;]

Senator George Allen says he's satisfied with the budget but would've liked to have seen more money set aside for job creation.
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[SOT 15:52:50]
[IN Q=THE PART]
[SUPER=201-Sen. George Allen/(R) Virginia; ]

((GEORGE ALLEN: THE PART THAT HAS TO DO WITH ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOBS IS NOT AS GOOD AS I WOULD HAVE LIKED IT TO BE, I THINK WE NEED TO DO MORE AS FAR AS TAX POLICY, AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL, TO REDUCE TAXES ON INVESTORS, ON FAMILIES, AND INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL BUSINESSES SO THAT THEY WILL INVEST AND CREATE MORE JOBS.))
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=CREATE MORE JOBS.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Allen]

Allen will be making several appearances in southwest Virginia today beginning in Hillsville. He'll also be stopping in Giles County for an announcement involving the historic courthouse and will visit the Volvo plant, as well.

[8-11Madison-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC-2:00:17]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


One man has been hospitalized, and two Roanoke City police officers are on administrative leave following a shooting. The officers were responding to a loud music call on Madison Avenue around midnight Sunday morning when they stopped 20- year- old Antonio Lee Taylor who was driving away from the area.
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[VO-NAT 20 seconds]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

As the officers talked to Taylor, police say he moved his car, striking Officer M-E Thompson in the leg. Officer Thompson then fired several shots at Taylor, one of which hit him in the chest. The car then struck the porch of a home on Madison Avenue. Taylor was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial, but his condition is not being released.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]

He faces charges of assault on a police officer and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The two officers will remain on administrative leave until an investigation of the incident can be completed.


[8-11Giles-Search]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC-44:33]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Giles County authorities spent much of the weekend looking for a man whose boat capsized on the New River.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co./Saturday;]

40- year- old James Pearly Simonds of Stuarts Draft was last seen around one o'clock Saturday. Yesterday crews searched the river and river banks as police searched by helicopter. Witnesses told police they saw the man heading downstream on the top of a capsized boat. Rescue personnel found the boat about a mile and a half downstream from where Simonds was last seen. No word yet on whether the search will resume today.
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[8-11Allen]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC-21:46]
[GRAPHIC=war w/ iraq]


Senator George Allen has been working with other lawmakers to help provide money for the initial costs of the war in Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

On Friday, the Senate approved a compromise bill that provides nearly 80- billion dollars for the war and its aftermath. The House added its stamp of approval on Saturday. The fast-track legislation also contains funds to combat terrorism, boost defenses at home and give new aid to airlines.
[SUPER=203-Roanoke;]

Senator George Allen says he's satisfied with the budget but would've liked to have seen more money set aside for job creation.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:52:50]
[IN Q=THE PART]
[SUPER=201-Sen. George Allen/(R) Virginia; ]

((GEORGE ALLEN: THE PART THAT HAS TO DO WITH ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOBS IS NOT AS GOOD AS I WOULD HAVE LIKED IT TO BE, I THINK WE NEED TO DO MORE AS FAR AS TAX POLICY, AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL, TO REDUCE TAXES ON INVESTORS, ON FAMILIES, AND INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL BUSINESSES SO THAT THEY WILL INVEST AND CREATE MORE JOBS.))
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=CREATE MORE JOBS.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Allen]

Allen will be making several appearances in southwest Virginia today beginning in Hillsville. He'll also be stopping in Giles County for an announcement involving the historic courthouse and will visit the Volvo plant, as well.