[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Grab the umbrella before you head out today, but the showers should taper off later.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete Monday forecast, after the news.





[7-D'ville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Danville police are investigating a shooting that happened last night. An officer heard gunshots in the area of High Street and Floyd Street around 9:45. When the officer responded, he found a man bleeding with a gun shot wound. The victim was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Authorities do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Danville Police Department.

[7-11Smoke-Alarms]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC-1:42:34]
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Fire officials want to remind you that as you set your clocks back, it is also a good time to change the battery in your smoke detector.
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[VO-NAT :10]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Officials say this is a good time of year to make sure your smoke detector is in working condition, because the fall and winter months are peak times for fires.
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[SOT 1:11:59]
[IN Q=The need for extra]

((MARLAN MORRIS/ROANOKE FIRE MARSHALL: THE NEED FOR EXTRA HEATING AND ALSO THAT PEOPLE ARE INSIDE MORE DURING THE WINTER MONTHS INTO EARLY SPRING, DURING THAT TIME PERIOD WE HAVE AN INCREASE IN ACTIVITY AS FAR AS FIRES ARE CONCERNED AND FIRE CALLS.))
[SUPER=01-Marlan Morris/Roanoke Fire Marshall;]
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[OUT Q=and fire calls]
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[VO-NAT :05]

Morris says the city offers free smoke detectors to those who cannot afford one.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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City fire departments are also offering free nine volt batteries as part of Fire Awareness and Safety Month.

[7-11BV-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Buena Vista has been the home to several presidents for the past few years, but the visit is about to end.
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[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

The giant heads of Abraham Lincoln, Zachary Taylor, and William Henry Harrison are about to roll on down the road to the Williamsburg area later this week. The developer of a planned Presidential park featuring busts of all 42 presidents says the project is back on after years of zoning disputes. The heads were originally supposed to stay in Buena Vista for a few months, but have been perched above the city for more than three years.
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[7-11Indian-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jwi]
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Visitors to Natural Bridge learned a lesson in Native American culture yesterday.
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[SOT 3:51:24]
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((SINGING AND DRUM BEAT.))
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[SUPER=03-Natural Bridge;]

It all took place in the Monacan (MAH-nuh-ken) Indian Living History Village. Chiefs from Virginia's state recognized Indian nations were on hand for the festivities, which included a drum and dance demonstration, storytelling, and lessons in Native American food preparation. The village's director says that in the past, chiefs in Monacan land were enemies, but yesterday they were united as the "First Nations of Virginia."
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[55-WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Look for highs today in the upper 50s and low 60s, as showers eventually clear out.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day outlook, up next.

[55-D'ville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=tco]
[TAPE#=None]
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Danville police are investigating a shooting that injured one man. An officer heard gunshots in the area of High Street and Floyd Street around 9:45 last night. When the officer responded, he found a man bleeding with a gun shot wound. The victim was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Authorities do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Danville Police Department.

[55-Crys-Spring]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=tco]
[TAPE#= from 03-36]
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It's almost 100 years old, but Roanoke's first steam powered water pump is still in good condition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The public was allowed a peek at the industrial relic yesterday since it has been restored. At the time of it's installation the steam pump was state of the art, but was eventually replaced by electric pumps. Today both the old and new pumps are housed beside each other.
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[SOT 16:36:]
[IN Q=About 1950 that pump]

((MIKE MCEVOY/ROANOKE UTILITIES DIRECTOR: ABOUT 1950 THAT PUMP WAS RETIRED AND REPLACED WITH SOME ELECTRIC MOTORS AND PUMPS AND THEN IN 1999 WE STARTED A PROJECT THAT WE COMPLETED IN 2002 WHICH IS THE FACILITY WE SEE BEHIND ME.))
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Roanoke Utilites Director;]
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[OUT Q=see behind me]
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[VO-NAT]

The old Crystal Spring pump will be open to the public free of charge Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 p-m.
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[55-11Indian-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-39 TC-1:08:19]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Native Americans taught visitors at Natural Bridge yesterday about their culture.
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[SOT 3:51:24]
[IN Q=SINGING]

((SINGING AND DRUM BEAT.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=SINGING]
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[VO-NAT :22 +]
[SUPER=03-Natural Bridge;]

It all took place in the Monacan (MAH-nuh-ken) Indian Living History Village. Chiefs from Virginia's state recognized Indian nations were on hand for the festivities, which included a drum and dance demonstration, storytelling and lessons in Native American food preparation. The village's director says that in the past, chiefs in Monacan land were enemies, but yesterday they were united as the "First Nations of Virginia."
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[55-11Biddy-Bowl]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
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A pint-size bowl was held yesterday as some of Roanoke's youngest athletes competed.
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[SOT 15:38:43]
[IN Q=Down, set, hut one]

((DOWN, SET, HUT ONE, DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE.))
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[OUT Q=drive drive drive]
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The ninth annual "Biddy Bowl Pigskin Classic" kicked off at Victory Stadium. Six Roanoke city teams and two county teams lined up against each other for four games. For the six and seven year olds, the chance to battle it out at Victory Stadium made the season worthwhile.
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[SOT 15:34:01]
[IN Q=A lot of the kids]

((MARK MOORE/YOUTH ATHLETIC SPECIALIST: A LOT OF THE KIDS COME HERE TO SEE THEIR OLDER SIBLINGS PLAY, THEY MAY SEE IT ON THE NEWS, IT'S JUST A BIGGER STADIUM THAN WHAT THEY'RE USED TO, THE STANDS ARE BIGGER, JUST THE SIZE OF IT IS MUCH BIGGER THAN WHAT THEY'RE USED TO DURING THE REGULAR SEASON.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Moore/Roanoke Youth Athletic Specialist;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=the regular season]
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[VO-NAT :05]

Win or lose, all players went home decorated with a Pigskin Classic medal.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Staying mostly cloudy with scattered showers ending later today.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner explains, coming up next in the forecast.




[8-D'ville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=tco]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting 4029]


One man was injured in a shooting last night in Danville.
An officer heard gunshots in the area of High Street and Floyd Street around 9:45. When the officer responded, he found a man bleeding with a gun shot wound. The victim was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Authorities do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Danville Police Department.

[8-11Smoke-Alarms]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC-1:42:34]
[GRAPHIC=none]


An average of three children die each day in home fires and most of those deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. Fire officials want to remind you that as you set your clocks back, be sure to change the battery in your smoke detector.
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[VO-NAT :10]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Officials say this is a good time of year to make sure your smoke detector is in working condition, because the fall and winter months are peak times for fires.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:11:59]
[IN Q=The need for extra]

((MARLAN MORRIS/ROANOKE FIRE MARSHALL: THE NEED FOR EXTRA HEATING AND ALSO THAT PEOPLE ARE INSIDE MORE DURING THE WINTER MONTHS INTO EARLY SPRING, DURING THAT TIME PERIOD WE HAVE AN INCREASE IN ACTIVITY AS FAR AS FIRES ARE CONCERNED AND FIRE CALLS.))
[SUPER=01-Marlan Morris/Roanoke Fire Marshall;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=and fire calls]
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[VO-NAT :05]

Morris says the city offers free smoke detectors to those who cannot afford one.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]

City fire departments are also offering free nine volt batteries as part of Fire Awareness and Safety Month.

[8-Crys-Spring]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=tco]
[TAPE#= from 03-36]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Roanoke's first steam powered water pump is going on a century old, but is still as good as new.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The public was allowed a peek at the industrial relic yesterday since it has been restored. At the time of it's installation the steam pump was state of the art, but was eventually replaced by electric pumps. Today both the old and new pumps are housed beside each other.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:36:]
[IN Q=About 1950 that pump]

((MIKE MCEVOY/ROANOKE UTILITIES DIRECTOR: ABOUT 1950 THAT PUMP WAS RETIRED AND REPLACED WITH SOME ELECTRIC MOTORS AND PUMPS AND THEN IN 1999 WE STARTED A PROJECT THAT WE COMPLETED IN 2002 WHICH IS THE FACILITY WE SEE BEHIND ME.))
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Roanoke Utilites Director;]
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=see behind me]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The old Crystal Spring pump will be open to the public free of charge Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 p-m.
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[8-11Biddy-Bowl]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-48 TC-10:35]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A BIG bowl was held yesterday for some of Roanoke's smallest athletes.
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[SOT 15:38:43]
[IN Q=Down, set, hut one]

((DOWN, SET, HUT ONE, DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE.))
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=drive drive drive]
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The ninth annual "Biddy Bowl Pigskin Classic" kicked off at Victory Stadium today. Six Roanoke city teams and two county teams lined up against each other for four games. For the six and seven year olds, the chance to battle it out at Victory Stadium made the season worthwhile.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:34:01]
[IN Q=A lot of the kids]

((MARK MOORE/YOUTH ATHLETIC SPECIALIST: A LOT OF THE KIDS COME HERE TO SEE THEIR OLDER SIBLINGS PLAY, THEY MAY SEE IT ON THE NEWS, IT'S JUST A BIGGER STADIUM THAN WHAT THEY'RE USED TO, THE STANDS ARE BIGGER, JUST THE SIZE OF IT IS MUCH BIGGER THAN WHAT THEY'RE USED TO DURING THE REGULAR SEASON.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Moore/Roanoke Youth Athletic Specialist;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=the regular season]
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[VO-NAT :05]

Win or lose, all players went home decorated with a Pigskin Classic medal. (------------)