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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We say goodbye to the weekend's sunshine.
The forecast turns cooler and wetter today,
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, up next.




[7-11Warner-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Governor Mark Warner is expected to unveil his tax reform plan later today.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Saturday;]

The Governor says he hopes to put the Commonwealth back on the path of financial stability and create a tax code that's fair for all Virginians.
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[SOT 23:41:11]
[IN Q=I think it is a great]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: I THINK IT IS A GREAT PLAN, IT IS WHAT WE NEED. WE'VE STUDIED THIS ISSUE FOR 20 YEARS AND I THINK IT WOULD BE A WRONG CHOICE IF WE PUNTED ON THIS AGAIN AND SAID WELL LET'S JUST LEAVE THIS TO THE NEXT GOVERNOR, THE NEXT LEGISLATURE. I'M READY TO ROLL UP MY SLEEVES AND WORK WITH MEMBERS IN BOTH PARTIES TO GET IT DONE BECAUSE IT'S IN THE BEST INTEREST OF VIRGINIA.))
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[OUT Q=best interest of Virginia]
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[VO-NAT]

Analysts say the governor will have to include tax cuts in his plan in order to push it through a Republican controlled legislature. Warner says if lawmakers can't agree on a tax reform package by March he may call a special session until the job is finished.
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[7-11L'burg-Murder]


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The suspect in the murder of a woman near downtown Lynchburg has been arrested.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Saturday;]


Two passersby discovered 44-year-old Linda Brooks Kirkland dead behind a vacant building at the corner of 12th and Grace Streets on Saturday.
Police are not saying how she died.
Yesterday morning, they arrested 22-year-old Thando (TAHN-doh) "George" Khumalo (koo-MAHL-oh) of Lynchburg, and charged him with Kirkland's murder.
Investigators say the two appeared to have known each other... the area where Kirkland's body was found is a known hangout for homeless persons.
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[7-11Food-Bank]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dgr]
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The American Bikers Advocate in Training and Education will continue its eight year tradition by raising money and food for needy families during the holidays.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

This year is no different, except they've got a lot more help in their annual "Turkey Trot." Edgers on Williamson Road, K-92, and local Food Lion stores are collecting food to help out the ABATE bikers. Last year they collected nearly half a ton of food, this year is already shaping up to be even better.
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[SOT-02:03:57]
[IN Q=THIS YEAR WITH ]

((THIS YEAR WITH THE MOOSE LODGE WITH EDGERS WITH K92 INVOLVED WE'VE SURPASSED THAT BY FAR AND WE'RE LOOKING AT FILLING UP A 28 FOOT TRACTOR TRAILER THIS YEAR.))
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[OUT Q=TRAILER THIS YEAR]
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[VO-NAT]

Yesterday's Turkey Trot started at Edgers -- from there, they drove to the collection station at K-92 and then drove up Bent Mountain to the Moose Lodge in Salem. The food bank's slogan for the holidays is that, "Food should never be on someone's wish list."
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[55-WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Expect scattered showers today with highs warming to near 60.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner explains in the forecast, coming up.

[55-Alleghany-Water]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Tempers are flaring in Alleghany County because of ongoing problems with water contamination.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]

Valley Ridge residents are back to boiling their water, and this time residents say no one was informed about the notice.
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[SOT 15:47:11]
[IN Q=I did not know]

((JANA PULLIN: I DID NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT UNTIL I WENT TO WORK AND MY BOSS CAME UP TO ME AND SAID JANA YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO DRINK THE WATER, YOU'RE NOT EVEN SUPPOSED TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH IN IT AND I'VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR DAYS AND I WAS SHOCKED.))
[SUPER=01-Jana Pullin/Valley Ridge Resident;]
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[OUT Q=I was shocked]
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[VO-NAT]

Valley Ridge Water owner Doodlebug Dressler has been buying water from the county since July, but county officials say last week's heavy rains led to the contamination of the well. Dressler says that he DID notify his customers by radio, newspaper, and a newsletter he personally sent out. The system is currently being flushed and Dressler expects the entire problem will be cleaned up by December first.
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[55-11L'burg-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutins]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-39 TC-1:49:53]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


A Lynchburg man has been arrested in the murder of a Lynchburg woman whose body was found near downtown Saturday.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Saturday;]


Two passersby discovered 44-year-old Linda Brooks Kirkland dead behind a vacant building at the corner of 12th and Grace Streets.
Police are not saying how she died.
Yesterday morning, they arrested 22-year-old Thando (TAHN-doh) "George" Khumalo (koo-MAHL-oh) of Lynchburg and charged him with Kirkland's murder.
Investigators say the two appeared to have known each other... the area where Kirkland's body was found is a known hangout for homeless persons.
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[55-11Kid-Deer]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC-1:47:48]
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A 13- year- old Botetourt County boy scored some big points in the national forest Friday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

Scott Shires has been hunting with his father since he was nine- years- old. Friday he shot a 15 point buck with a 24 inch spread.
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[SOT 4:21:13]
[IN Q=He came across the ridge]

((SCOTT SHIRES: HE COME ACROSS THE RIDGE AND I JUST PUT HIM IN THE SITES AND SHOT HIM.)) ((BOBBY SHIRES: I WAS ABOUT 60 YARDS FROM HIM WHEN HE SHOT THIS THING AND I SAW HIM GO OVER THE HILLSIDE THERE AND I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT. WHEN I WALKED OVER THERE ALL I SEEN WAS TEETH AND A SMILE. HE WAS JUST GRINNING EAR TO EAR OVER IT. I TOLD HIM RIGHT THEN IT WAS JUST UNBELIEVABLE WHAT HE GOT THERE, I MEAN SOME PEOPLE HUNT ALL THEIR LIVES AND NEVER SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS.))
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[VO-NAT]

Scott killed the deer with a single shot on National Forest land in Roanoke County. His story will be featured in a hunting magazine and he plans to enter his prize into a hunting contest in Richmond.
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[55-11County-Police]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=rle]
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The Roanoke County police department is celebrating a milestone. At a ceremony in Colorado Springs Saturday night, the department earned national accreditation, with a 97-percent compliance rate. This is the fourth time the police department has received accreditation.

[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Expect clouds and showers today, with temperatures near where they should be this time of year.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner explains, up next in the forecast.





[8-Alleghany-Water]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=tco]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Residents of one Alleghany County community are boiling mad over water contamination.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]

Valley Ridge residents are back to boiling their water and this time residents say no one was informed about the situation.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:47:11]
[IN Q=I did not know]

((JANA PULLIN: I DID NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT UNTIL I WENT TO WORK AND MY BOSS CAME UP TO ME AND SAID JANA YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO DRINK THE WATER, YOU'RE NOT EVEN SUPPOSED TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH IN IT AND I'VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR DAYS AND I WAS SHOCKED.))
[SUPER=01-Jana Pullin/Valley Ridge Resident;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=I was shocked]
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[VO-NAT]

Valley Ridge Water owner Doodlebug Dressler has been buying water from the county since July, but county officials say last weeks heavy rains led to the contamination of the well. Dressler says that he did notify his customers by radio, newspaper, and newsletter he personally sent out. The system is currently being flushed and Dressler expects the entire problem will be cleaned up by December first.
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[8-2-11Warner-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-50 TC-39:41]
[GRAPHIC=Warner]


Governor Mark Warner will has his sights set on tax reform and will divulge details about his plan later today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Saturday;]

The Governor says he hopes to put the Commonwealth back on the path of financial stability and create a tax code that's fair for all Virginians.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:41:11]
[IN Q=I think it is a great]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: I THINK IT IS A GREAT PLAN, IT IS WHAT WE NEED. WE'VE STUDIED THIS ISSUE FOR 20 YEARS AND I THINK IT WOULD BE A WRONG CHOICE IF WE PUNTED ON THIS AGAIN AND SAID WELL LET'S JUST LEAVE THIS TO THE NEXT GOVERNOR, THE NEXT LEGISLATURE. I'M READY TO ROLL UP MY SLEEVES AND WORK WITH MEMBERS IN BOTH PARTIES TO GET IT DONE BECAUSE IT'S IN THE BEST INTEREST OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=best interest of Virginia]
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[VO-NAT]

Analysts say the governor will have to include tax cuts in his plan in order to push it through a Republican controlled legislature. Warner says if lawmakers can't agree on a tax reform package by March he may call a special session until the job is finished.
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[8-11Food-Bank]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC-1:01:38]
[GRAPHIC=none]


For years, the American Bikers Advocate in Training and Education group has been raising money and food for needy families during the holidays.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

This year is no different, except they've got a lot more help in their annual "Turkey Trot." Edgers on Williamson Road, K-92, and local Food Lion stores are collecting food to help out the ABATE bikers. Last year they collected nearly half a ton of food, this year is already shaping up better.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT-02:03:57]
[IN Q=THIS YEAR WITH ]

((THIS YEAR WITH THE MOOSE LODGE WITH EDGERS WITH K92 INVOLVED WE'VE SURPASSED THAT BY FAR AND WE'RE LOOKING AT FILLING UP A 28 FOOT TRACTOR TRAILER THIS YEAR.))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=TRAILER THIS YEAR]
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[VO-NAT]

Yesterday's Turkey Trot started at Edgers -- from there, they drove to the collection station at K-92 and then drove up Bent Mountain to the Moose Lodge in Salem. The food bank's slogan for the holidays is that, "Food should never be on someone's wish list." (------------)