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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Becoming mostly cloudy today with highs in the upper 40s.
Our next round of winter weather isn't expected until later this week.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up.



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Lawmakers were busy over the weekend dealing with the state budget. The House and Senate finance committees unveiled two different plans yesterday.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]

The House Appropriations Committee's plan involves spending cuts and rolling back 521-million dollars in tax breaks for businesses. The Senate plan involves increasing taxes by four-billion dollars over two years, including increasing the state sales tax to five-point-five percent. The committees will now have to decide on one budget for the new spending cycle, which begins July first. The current General Assembly session ends March 13th.
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The National Governors Association winter meeting will resume today in Washington.
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[SUPER=03-Washington D.C.; ]

The 4 day meeting brings together the nation's governors to discuss critical state issues being considered by Congress. The session opened with Governor Mark Warner and Idaho's Governor leading a discussion on long-term health care and its affect on the states.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's been well...]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; IT'S BEEN WELL KNOWN THAT A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE LEADS TO GREATER LONGEVITY AND FEWER HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS, AND THE BOTTOM LINE OF STATE BUDGET MAKES COMMON SENSE, WHEN WE SEE IN MEDICAID BUDGET INCRESING BY 8-HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.))
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[OUT Q=million dollars a year.]
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Later today, the governors will meet with President Bush and Cabinet members at the White House. Warner is vice chairman of the National Governors Association.
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Some local Reservists got a big "Thank You" from the The Navy this weekend.
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Those deployed during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were recognized for their service. Bedford County native Tim Sexton served at Camp Patriot in Kuwait. He and his comrades loaded and unloaded ships under the constant threat of missile attacks. Yesterday, the men presented a flag that flew over the Camp.
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[SOT 8:30:45]
[IN Q=When you see the]

((WHEN YOU SEE THE AMERICAN FLAG FLYING SOMEWHERE YOU KNOW THAT IT STANDS FOR SOMETHING AND WHAT YOU'RE DOING STANDS FOR SOMETHING.))
[SUPER=01-Tim Sexton/Navy Reserves;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=stands for something. (DOUBLE OUT!)]
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Sailors who backed up the medical staff in Portsmouth and Bethesda, Maryland were also honored for their professionalism and excellent medical care they provided. Elizabeth Baker is an O-R nurse and has worked at Roanoke Memorial Hospital for more than twenty years. She says the reservist were able to go in and immediately take over for those who needed care.
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[IN Q=]

((YOU STILL HAD DEPENDENTS THAT NEEDED SURGERY AND RETIREES AND SO THE CASE LOAD WAS A LOT. WE WOULD PROBABLY DO ABOUT 60 OR 70 SURGERIES A DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Baker/Navy Reserves]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=60 or 70 surgeries a day.]
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Baker was also deployed during Desert storm and says she's happy to put her expertise to work for her country.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We're starting off chilly, but we'll see seasonable highs this afternoon.
Our next chance of snow showers falls on Wednesday.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete seven day outlook, coming up.

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[ENG#=1]


The House and Senate finance committees were busy over the weekend unveiling two different state budget plans.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]

The House Appropriations Committee's plan involves spending cuts and rolling back 521-million dollars in tax breaks for businesses. The Senate plan involves increasing taxes by four-billion dollars over two years, including increasing the state sales tax to five-point-five percent. The committees will now have to decide on one budget for the new spending cycle, which begins July first. The current General Assembly session ends March 13th.
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Meanwhile, Governor Mark Warner is in Washington attending The National Governors Association winter meeting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington D.C.;]

The 4 day meeting brings together the nation's governors to discuss critical state issues being considered by Congress. The session opened with Governor Mark Warner and Idaho's Governor leading a discussion on long-term health care and its affect on the states.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's been well...]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; IT'S BEEN WELL KNOWN THAT A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE LEADS TO GREATER LONGEVITY AND FEWER HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS, AND THE BOTTOM LINE OF STATE BUDGET MAKES COMMON SENSE, WHEN WE SEE IN MEDICAID BUDGET INCRESING BY 8-HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.))
[SUPER=@markwarner;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=million dollars a year.]
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[VO-NAT]

Later today, the governors will meet with President Bush and Cabinet members at the White House. Warner is vice chairman of the National Governors Association.
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The Navy took time to thank some local Reservists over the weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Those deployed during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were recognized for their service. Bedford County native Tim Sexton served at Camp Patriot in Kuwait. He and his comrades loaded and unloaded ships under the constant threat of missile attacks. Yesterday, the men presented a flag that flew over the Camp.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:30:45]
[IN Q=When you see the]

((WHEN YOU SEE THE AMERICAN FLAG FLYING SOMEWHERE YOU KNOW THAT IT STANDS FOR SOMETHING AND WHAT YOU'RE DOING STANDS FOR SOMETHING.))
[SUPER=01-Tim Sexton/Navy Reserves;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=stands for something. (DOUBLE OUT!)]
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[VO-NAT]

Sailors who backed up the medical staff in Portsmouth and Bethesda, Maryland were also honored for their professionalism and excellent medical care they provided. Elizabeth Baker is an O-R nurse and has worked at Roanoke Memorial Hospital for more than twenty years. She says the reservist were able to go in and immediately take over for those who needed care.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:38:31]
[IN Q=]

((YOU STILL HAD DEPENDENTS THAT NEEDED SURGERY AND RETIREES AND SO THE CASE LOAD WAS A LOT. WE WOULD PROBABLY DO ABOUT 60 OR 70 SURGERIES A DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Baker/Navy Reserves]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=60 or 70 surgeries a day.]
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[VO-NAT]

Baker was also deployed during Desert storm and says she's happy to put her expertise to work for her country.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Clouds will be rolling int otday, with showers possible tomorrow, and snow showers possible by Wednesday.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.





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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[GRAPHIC=Virginia Budget]



[ENG#=1]


Both the state House and the Senate finance committees were busy over the weekend dealing with the budget. Both committees unveiled two different plans yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]

The House Appropriations Committee's plan involves spending cuts and rolling back 521-million dollars in tax breaks for businesses. The Senate plan involves increasing taxes by four-billion dollars over two years, including increasing the state sales tax to five-point-five percent. The committees will now have to decide on one budget for the new spending cycle, which begins July first. The current General Assembly session ends March 13th.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=rle]
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[ENG#=2]



The winter meeting of the The National Governors Association is underway in Washington.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington D.C.; ]

The 4 day meeting brings together the nation's governors to discuss critical state issues being considered by Congress. The session opened with Governor Mark Warner and Idaho's Governor leading a discussion on long-term health care and its affect on the states.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's been well...]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; IT'S BEEN WELL KNOWN THAT A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE LEADS TO GREATER LONGEVITY AND FEWER HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS, AND THE BOTTOM LINE OF STATE BUDGET MAKES COMMON SENSE, WHEN WE SEE IN MEDICAID BUDGET INCRESING BY 8-HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.))
[SUPER=@markwarner;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=million dollars a year.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Later today, the governors will meet with President Bush and Cabinet members at the White House. Warner is vice chairman of the National Governors Association.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-51 TC-1:14:45]
[GRAPHIC=none]



[ENG#=3]



The Navy took time to say 'thanks' to some local Reservists this weekend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Those deployed during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were recognized for their service. Bedford County native Tim Sexton served at Camp Patriot in Kuwait. He and his comrades loaded and unloaded ships under the constant threat of missile attacks. Yesterday, the men presented a flag that flew over the Camp.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:30:45]
[IN Q=When you see the]

((WHEN YOU SEE THE AMERICAN FLAG FLYING SOMEWHERE YOU KNOW THAT IT STANDS FOR SOMETHING AND WHAT YOU'RE DOING STANDS FOR SOMETHING.))
[SUPER=01-Tim Sexton/Navy Reserves;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=stands for something. (DOUBLE OUT!)]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Sailors who backed up the medical staff in Portsmouth and Bethesda, Maryland were also honored for their professionalism and excellent medical care they provided. Elizabeth Baker is an O-R nurse and has worked at Roanoke Memorial Hospital for more than twenty years. She says the reservist were able to go in and immediately take over for those who needed care.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:38:31]
[IN Q=]

((YOU STILL HAD DEPENDENTS THAT NEEDED SURGERY AND RETIREES AND SO THE CASE LOAD WAS A LOT. WE WOULD PROBABLY DO ABOUT 60 OR 70 SURGERIES A DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Baker/Navy Reserves]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=60 or 70 surgeries a day.]
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[VO-NAT]

Baker was also deployed during Desert storm and says she's happy to put her expertise to work for her country.
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