[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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


Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We'll keep the clouds around, along with more scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your full forecast, coming up.





[7-Rockbridge-Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Drowning]



Two people are dead after a night of swimming. Rockbridge County authorities say 20 year old Charles Back and his 13 year old cousin went swimming at Jordan's Point yesterday evening. When they never came home, Back's brother when looking for them and found only their belongings. Police and rescue crews were called in, along with the Salem Swift water rescue team. About twenty minutes after two this morning, Rockbridge County divers found the bodies about 20 feet away from the bank in 15 feet of water. Both deaths are ruled accidental.




[7-VOBSwift-Water]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=1]


Several local fire departments are now working towards creating Swift Water Rescue Teams to make sure they're ready when the time comes. They spent the weekend training on the New River.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

There currently only three Swift Water Rescue Teams in Virginia, including one in Salem. Now, Volunteer firefighters from Bedford and Rockbridge Counties are working to build their own teams. Certification includes 36 hours of training in the classroom and the water.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:36:53]
[IN Q=We teach them personal safety]

((STEVE FORREN/SWIFT WATER RESCUE TRAINER: WE TEACH THEM PERSONAL SAFETY - HOW TO RESCUE THEMSELVES. THEN WE TEACH BASIC USE OF THROW BAGS AND SHORE BASED RESCUES, WE ALSO DO BOAT BASED AND OTHER MORE ADVANCED DRILLS FOR TECHNICIANS LIKE ACTUALLY GOING IN SWIMMING AND GETTING PEOPLE OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Forren/Swift Water Rescue Trainer;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=and getting people out]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Bedford County firefighters have received grant money from the Department of Homeland Security for their team. However, Buena Vista Firefighters are paying for much of their gear out of their own pockets. They're now working to raise money for a rescue boat.
(------------)



[7-11Victory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-18 TC-1:52:56]
[GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium]



[ENG#=2]


Tonight's Roanoke City Council meeting will cover old ground.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

Council decided earlier this month to appoint a 14- member committee to take a look at the future of Victory Stadium.


Councilman Sherman Lea says he hopes the group is made up of people with a sincere interest in the city.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:29:40]
[IN Q=I don't want]

((SHERMAN LEA: I DON'T WANT ANYBODY TO LAND ON THIS COMMITTEE THAT'S WORKING FOR THE CITY OR FROM THE STAND POINT OF ON A COUNCIL APPOINTED COMMITTEE, BUT SOME CITIZENS OUT THERE WHO WANT TO GET INVOLVED AND WHO WANT TO HELP US IN MAKING THIS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT DECISION.))
[SUPER=01-Sherman Lea/Roanoke City Councilman;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=extremely important decision]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Plans for a new stadium *amphitheater* on Orange Avenue are now on hold.
(------------)



[55-WXHeads]


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


Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Keep the umbrella close by, as the stormy weather continues off and on today.
Look for highs around 80.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your Monday outlook, coming up.

[55-Rockbridge-Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Drowning]



Two people are dead after a night of swimming. Rockbridge County authorities say 20 year old Charles Back and his 13 year old cousin went swimming at Jordan's Point yesterday evening. When they never came home, Back's brother when looking for them and found only their belongings. Police and rescue crews were called in, along with the Salem Swift water rescue team. About twenty minutes after two this morning, Rockbridge County divers found the bodies about 20 feet away from the bank in 15 feet of water. Both deaths are ruled accidental.




[55-11D'ville-Body]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=myr/rle]
[TAPE#=none]



[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Danville Police have charged a woman with first degree murder.
(++++++)

[TAKE OLIVER FS E599] 39 year old Mildred Renee Oliver of Danville is charged with the murder of 78-year-old Robert Walter Russell. Russell's body was discovered around 8-thirty yesterday morning in an apartment in the 600 block of Hughes Street.
(++++++)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Officers say he suffered a neck wound, but an autopsy will be performed to determine exactly how he died. Oliver is being held at the Danville jail without bond.


[55-11National-Kid]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jbu]
[TAPE#=04-24 TC-1:04:40]
[GRAPHIC=none]



[ENG#=1]


It was National Kids day yesterday, and The Boys and Girls Club of Roanoke celebrated.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

The group took a field trip to the Salem Avalanche game last night. The Boys and Girls Club uses the special day to bring parents and their children together.
(////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:13:22]
[IN Q=The purpose of National Kids Day]

((DAMON JIGGETTS/BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB:THE PURPOSE OF NATIONAL KIDS DAY IS TO BRING TOGETHER PARENTS AND KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN EVENTS AND SPECIAL ENGAGEMENTS SUCH AS THE BASEBALL GAME HERE WITH THE SALEM AVALANCHE.))
[SUPER=01-Damon Jiggetts/Boys and Girls Club]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=here with the Salem Avalanche]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The club handed out T-shirts to the children attending the game and praised the parents for bringing their kids out with them and spending some quality time at the park.
(------------)


[55-11Bus-Rodeo]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-22 TC-1:20:30]
[GRAPHIC=none]



[ENG#=2]


The best drivers in the Commonwealth put their skills to the test in Roanoke this weekend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

35 drivers competed in the Bus Roadeo at the Roanoke Civic Center. One at a time, drivers maneuvered their 35 to 40- foot- long buses through a road course. Judges scored contestants on their personal appearance, driving skills and safety. Drivers also had to meet certain qualifications before entering the Rodeo.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:23:01]
[IN Q=Their attendance, their overall]

((DON RICHIE/GREATER LYNCHBURG TRANSIT COMPANY DIRECTOR: THEIR ATTENDANCE, THEIR OVERALL WORK RECORD AND THEIR SAFE DRIVING RECORD THAT'S A CRITERIA THEY HAVE TO MEET IN ORDER TO GET TO THE STATE COMPETITION.))
[SUPER=01-Don Richie/Greater Lynchburg Transit Co. Director;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=the state competition]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The winner of the state competition won an all expenses paid trip to the national competition held in Atlanta, Georgia this October.
(------------)



[8Wx-Headline]


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


Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Staying mostly cloudy, with a good chance of more scattered showers and storms.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your work week forecast, in just a few minutes.





[8-Rockbridge-Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Drowning]



Two people are dead after a night of swimming. Rockbridge County authorities say 20 year old Charles Back and his 13 year old cousin went swimming at Jordan's Point yesterday evening. When they never came home, Back's brother when looking for them and found only their belongings. Police and rescue crews were called in, along with the Salem Swift water rescue team. About twenty minutes after two this morning, Rockbridge County divers found the bodies about 20 feet away from the bank in 15 feet of water. Both deaths are ruled accidental.




[8-VOBSwift-Water]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=1]


Several area fire departments, that are trying to create swift water rescue teams, spent the weekend on the New River training.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

There currently only three Swift Water Rescue Teams in Virginia, including one in Salem. Now, Volunteer firefighters from Bedford and Rockbridge Counties are working to build their own teams. Certification includes 36 hours of training in the classroom and the water.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 5:36:53]
[IN Q=We teach them personal safety]

((STEVE FORREN/SWIFT WATER RESCUE TRAINER: WE TEACH THEM PERSONAL SAFETY - HOW TO RESCUE THEMSELVES. THEN WE TEACH BASIC USE OF THROW BAGS AND SHORE BASED RESCUES, WE ALSO DO BOAT BASED AND OTHER MORE ADVANCED DRILLS FOR TECHNICIANS LIKE ACTUALLY GOING IN SWIMMING AND GETTING PEOPLE OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Forren/Swift Water Rescue Trainer;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=and getting people out]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Bedford County firefighters have received grant money from the Department of Homeland Security for their team. However, Buena Vista Firefighters are paying for much of their gear out of their own pockets. They're now working to raise money for a rescue boat.
(------------)



[8-11D'ville-Body]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=myr/rle]
[TAPE#=none]



[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Danville Police have charged a woman with first degree murder.
(++++++)

[TAKE OLIVER FS E599] 39 year old Mildred Renee Oliver of Danville is charged with the murder of 78-year-old Robert Walter Russell. Russell's body was discovered around 8-thirty yesterday morning in an apartment in the 600 block of Hughes Street.
(++++++)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Officers say he suffered a neck wound, but an autopsy will be performed to determine exactly how he died. Oliver is being held at the Danville jail without bond.