[AM-Flooding]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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[WRITER=kor]
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Many in our area will be dealing with the aftermath of Frances today, but on the morning after the storm moved through western Virginia, things are looking up.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Kim/Joe Microwave;]


Joe Dashiell is in Salem this morning
[LIVE=Joe /FULL]
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[11Poor-Mountain]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC01:04]
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Some Roanoke County residents are dealing with the damage Frances left behind.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

On Poor Mountain Road, a culvert gave way to flood waters after debris backed up- the water you see here is several feet lower than at the height of the storm. Asphalt buckled as water rushed beneath it. VDOT crews were forced to bust out the entire culvert because it was causing the water to snake around to a neighbor's house. For several families, the only safe way to get to the main road is now on foot.
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[SOT TC 15:33:38]
[IN Q=There's about five]

((JIM GUSLER/RESIDENT; THERES ABOUT 5 FAMILIES UP PAST US THEY'RE USING A BRIDGE THAT WE HAVE CROSSING THE CREEK ON OUR PROPERTY GETTING IN AND OUT WALKING RIGHT NOW SO AT LEAST WE CAN GET THE PEOPLE IN AND OUT IF WE NEED TO FOR EMERGENCIES.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Gusler/Resident]
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[OUT Q=need to for emergencies.]
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[VO-NAT]

Residents will cross the private bridge by vehicle only if an emergency should arise. For now, they say they'll continue to wait it out.
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[Hurricane-Ivan]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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While the remnants of Frances are still soaking parts of the east coast, Hurricane Ivan is wreaking havoc in the Caribbean.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. George's, Grenada;]


It's caused the worst damage there in nearly a decade.
At least 15 people are dead after the storm pummeled Barbados and Grenada.
Looting has also erupted in Grenada, and criminals are on the loose after the storm destroyed a prison.
Ivan is now setting its sights on Jamaica and Cuba, and possibly the southern U-S.
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[PKG-Bush-Guard]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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With national security and the war on terrorism key issues in the Presidential race, the military records of both candidates are facing increasing scrutiny.
New government documents are stirring up questions over President Bush's service.
Susan Roberts reports.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-"60 Minutes"; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Barnes/(D) Former Texas Lt. Governor; :25]
[SUPER=01-Dan Bartlett/White House Communications Director; :41]
[SUPER=01-Susan Roberts/CBS News; 1:33]
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[OUT Q=Roberts, CBS News, Washington.]

(( BEN BARNES.. A DEMOCRAT, JOHN KERRY FUNDRAISER.. AND ONCE POWERFUL POLITICIAN IN TEXAS TELLS 60 MINUTES HE PULLED THE STRINGS TO KEEP PRESIDENT BUSH FROM BEING DRAFTED TO FIGHT IN VIETNAM.
BARNES CLAIMS A HOUSTON OILMAN AND FRIEND OF BUSHS FATHER CONTACTED HIM ABOUT RECOMMENDING THE YALE GRADUATE FOR A PILOT POSITION IN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD. BARNES SAYS HE CALLED THE GUARD COMMANDER AND MADE THE RECOMMENDATION.

(MANDATORY COURTESY: 60 MINUTES)
(Ben Barnes, D-Fmr. Texas Lt. Governor)

BARNES: 20:15:55 I readily was willing to call and get those young men into the national guard that were friends of mine and supporters of mine. And I did-it. Reflecting back, Im very sorry about it.
THE WHITE HOUSE IS CHALKING UP THE ALLEGATIONS TO ELECTION YEAR POLITICS.

(Dan Bartlett, White House Communications Director)
BARLETT SOT: They play dirty down in Texas. I've been there. I see how

it works. But the bottom line is that there is no truth to this.
PRESIDENT BUSH SERVED AS A GUARD PILOT FROM 1968 TO 1973- AND GOT A TRANSFER TO ALABAMA IN 1972 TO WORK ON A POLITICAL CAMPAIGN. NEW DOCUMENTS FIRST OBTAINED BY 60 MINUTES FROM THE PERSONAL FILES OF HIS SQUADRON COMMANDER.. THE LATE COLONEL JERRY KILLIAN.. INDICATE LIEUTENANT BUSH MAY HAVE RECEIVED PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT IN THE GUARD AFTER NOT FULFILLING HIS COMMITMENTS.

(GRAPHIC) ON AUGUST 1ST, 19-72 COLONEL KILLIAN WROTE THAT HE GROUNDED

LT. BUSH FOR FAILURE TO PERFORM TO US AIR FORCE/TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STANDARDS AND FOR FAILURE TO TAKE HIS ANNUAL PHYSICAL AS ORDERED.
IN ANOTHER MEMO COLONEL KILLIAN SAYS HES BEING PRESSURED BY HIGHER UPS TO GIVE THE YOUNG PILOT A FAVORABLE EVALUATION.
STAND-UP CLOSE: LAST NIGHT THE WHITE HOUSE RELEASED THE KILLIAN DOCUMENTS. COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR DAN BARTLETT SAYS THE PRESIDENT MET HIS REQUIREMENTS EVERY STEP OF THE WAY AND THATS WHY HE RECEIVED AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE. SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))

[11Harsley]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-38 TC01:58]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]
[ENG#=4]

Lynchburg Police are looking for a murder suspect.
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[VO-NAT]


On Tuesday, a Lynchburg grand jury indicted Emmitt Leonard Harsley on murder and firearms charges.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Week]


Police believe he murdered a man outside the James Crossing apartments last week.
30- year old Clyde Arbrey Hilliard was killed.
Police are still looking for Harsely. Anyone with information should call Lynchburg Police.
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[11Reid-Execution]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-39 TC01:35]
[GRAPHIC=James Reid]
[ENG#=1]


A handyman who beat and stabbed to death an elderly Christiansburg woman will be executed tonight unless the governor or the courts intervene.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/1996]


58-year-old James Edward Reid is scheduled to die by lethal injection.
Reid murdered Annie Lester in her home in 1996 and was convicted of capital murder, attempted rape and attempted robbery.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


His lawyers argue that Virginia's method of execution constitutes cruel and unusual punishment because Reid would suffer pain before he dies.
Reid's lawyers took his case to the Fourth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. Reid also has a clemency petition before Governor Mark Warner.

[11Vick]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC25:42]
[GRAPHIC=Marcus Vick]
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Marcus Vick may have struck a deal with the prosecutor.
The 20 year old suspended quarterback has apparently decided not to try an appeal his conviction on morals charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/May 14]

Tech receiver Brenden Hill pled "no contest" yesterday morning to a single charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Under a plea agreement, he serves NO time, but will pay a 100-dollar fine, and perform 24 hours of community service. The case resulted from a party at Vick's apartment last January involving 14 and 15-year-old girls. Vick and two other players were appealing earlier convictions. Vick's case is set for a plea on Monday.
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]


In business news, Texas Instruments is on the stocks to watch list today.
Marcella Palmer has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/Reporting; :00]
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[OUT Q=in New York, I'm MP.]

((INVESTORS WILL BE KEEPING AN EYE ON TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TODAY. AFTER THE BELL WEDNESDAY THE COMPANY PREDICTED THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS ABOVE THE MID POINT OF ITS CURRENT TARGET RANGE, BUT SAID SALES COULD FALL BELOW ITS ORIGINAL FORCAST DUE MAINLY TO INVENTORY REDUCTIONS AMONG ITS SEMICONDUCTOR CUSTOMERS.


BLUE CHIPS ENDED THE DAY LOWER WEDNESDAY SAGGING ON SHARES OF COCA-COLA. INVESTORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE COMPANYS EARNINGS OUTLOOK. COKE ISSUED A PROFIT WARNING FOR ITS THIRD QUARTER AND FULL YEAR.


THE DOW ENDED THE DAY DOWN 29. THE NASDAQ DOWN 7.


A FRESH INTEREST RATE HIKE LOOKS MORE LIKELY SEPTEMBER 21st, AFTER AN UP-BEAT ECONOMIC OUTLOOK BY FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN ALAN GREENSPAN.


AIRLINE STOCKS TOOK A HIT.
IN AN ATTEMPT TO AVOID BANKRUPTCY, DELTA AIRLINES AIMS TO CUT 5-BILLION DOLLARS IN ANNUAL COSTS BY AMONG THINGS, SLASHING 6 TO 7-THOUSAND JOBS, CLOSING ITS DALLAS FORT WORTH HUB, AND TRIMMING ITS FLEET OF PLANES.


JETBLUE AND AIRTRAN ANNOUNCE 2 HURRICANES AND HIGH JET FUEL COSTS WILL NEGATIVELY IMPACT EARNINGS.


FOR MORE ON THE MARKET LOG ONTO OUR SITE. CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM, IN NEW YORK I'M MARCELLA PALMER.))

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[11Roanoke-Flood]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC 24:00]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]
[ENG#=1]

Frances left its mark on the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Crews throughout the area responded to calls for power outages and trees down. Here at the Ramey trailer park in Salem, one woman started her morning yesterday with a tree on her mobile home.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

At the Ramada Inn off of Franklin Road- crews evacuated guests after the river turned the parking lot into a swimming pool.
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[SOT@5:42:57.09]
[IN Q=How'd you wake up this morning?..]

((REPORTER: HOW'D YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING? GREINER: TO A PHONE CALL. REPORTER: WHAT'D THEY SAY? GREINER: SAID WE NEEDED TO LEAVE. SAID WE BETTER LEAVE OR OTHERWISE WE'D GET STUCK HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Joan Greiner/Hotel Guest;]
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[OUT Q=... otherwise stuck here.]
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[VO-NAT]

Elsewhere, people prepared for the worse -
At Roanoke Memorial Hospital- crews put up a flood barrier just in case water got as high as they did during the 1985 flood. At that point, 30-inches of water got into the hospital.
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[11Clearbrook]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC 1:00:54]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]
[ENG#=2]


The rain pour downed so heavily in some parts of Roanoke County that the streets flood very quickly.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


One motorist learned that the water is often deeper than it appears. Matthew Morton decided to abandon his car on the intersection of Franklin and Buck Mountain Roads.
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[SOT15:08:41]
[IN Q=The water started coming through the floor]

((THE WATER STARTED COMING THROUGH THE FLOOR BOARDS AND STUFF AND SO I THOUGHT I BETTER JUST LEAVE IT THERE...any lesson you've learned here OH YEAH, FANTASTIC LESSON. STAY IN AUSTRALIA IS THAT ENOUGH))
[SUPER=01-Matthew Morton/Motoris]
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[OUT Q=is that enough]
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[VO-NAT]


Unfortunately, for this Australian motorist it was his father-in-law's car.
Officials say as little of two feet of water can carry most vehicles away.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[11Franklin-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Elsewhere in Roanoke County, water rushed down Cotton Hill Road near Merriman. The high water in the creek rose quickly yesterday morning and even washed out several driveways. Residents say it's nothing new to see this sort of damage, in fact one resident has lost his driveway at least four times.
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[SOT - 7:20]
[IN Q=It's a flood today...]

((RONALD FLOWERS; IT'S A FLOOD TODAY EVERYWHERE, SO YOU CAN'T SAY A WHOLE LOT, BUT EVERYTIME IT RAINS IF IT DON'T FLOOD SOMEWHERE ELSE WE HAVE THIS PROBLEM OUT HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Ronald Flowers;]
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[OUT Q=problem out here.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; ]

In Franklin County, Boones Mill saw water just high enough to cause concern, but not a lot of damage. Near Callaway, high water from the Pigg River closed the Callaway Road in several places. Franklin County officials did open a shelter for anyone displaced from their homes, but say that nobody had to use it.

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[Indonesia-Blast]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[ENG#=4]


A bombing near the Australian embassy in Indonesia has killed at least seven people and injured nearly 100 others.
Officials aren't yet sure who's responsible.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jakarta, Indonesia;]


The blast damaged four cars, blew out windows in nearby buildings and flattened a section of the embassy's high, metal fence.
While it's not clear who set off the bomb, Indonesia's been hit by a series of deadly attacks on Western targets by militants with links to al-Qaida.
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[11Pitts-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
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One man was killed when his S-U-V hit a tractor-trailer head on.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
State police say it happened about 3:45 yesterday afternoon on Route 57, just west of Chatham.
Troopers say 48-year old Stephen L Powell of Hardy was on the wrong side of a two-lane road when he hit the rig.
Powell died at the scene.
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[11Bedford-Wells]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC23:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Bedford says contamination around the city's old landfill is not spreading.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape]


Yesterday, the city announced the results of the latest round of water testing.
City officials say contamination in many wells actually decreased, others registered no contamination.
Two wells showed slightly increased levels, but engineers say the increases were not significant.
The city is still reviewing options for building a waterline near the old landfill.
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[COMM][Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]

Welcome back to News 7 Mornin'.
In business news, Alan Greenspan talks about the economy. Football ticket prices are up. And, stocks closed slightly lower yesterday. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
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[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; : 18]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :32]
[SUPER=04-July 19, 2000; :49]
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[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((ON WALL STREET, THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE FELL 29-POINTS TO 10,313.
THE NASDAQ DROPPED 8-POINTS TO 18-51.
INVESTORS SHOWED LITTLE REACTION TO COMMENTS FROM FED CHIEF ALAN GREENSPAN.
HE SAID THE ECONOMY IS DOING BETTER NOW AFTER HITTING A SOFT PATCH EARLIER THIS SUMMER.
DURING HIS TESTIMONY BEFORE MEMBERS OF A HOUSE PANEL, THE FED CHAIRMAN SAID THE EXPANSION HAS REGAINED SOME TRACTION.
THAT IMPLIES THE FED WILL RAISE INTEREST RATES AGAIN WHEN IT MEETS IN ABOUT TWO WEEKS.
FORMER INVESTMENT BANKER FRANK QUATTRONE HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO EIGHTEEN MONTHS IN PRISON PLUS A FINE OF NINETY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
HE WAS CONVICTED FIVE MONTHS AGO, OF OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE AND WITNESS TAMPERING.
QUATTRONE WAS ONCE THE HIGH-POWERED HEAD OF CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON'S TECHNOLOGY-COMPANY BANKING GROUP.
AVERAGE TICKET PRICES FOR N-F-L GAMES ARE UP ABOUT FIVE PERCENT THIS YEAR... TO NEARLY 55-DOLLARS.
AND ACCORDING TO "TEAM MARKETING REPORT," FANS OF THE ATLANTA FALCONS ARE BEING SOCKED WITH THE BIGGEST PRICE INCREASE: TWENTY-SIX PERCENT!
WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M STAN CASE.))

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[11NRV-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC 9:50]
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[ENG#=1]


Emergency officials stayed busy in the New River Valley because of Frances.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co;]

State Police worked several accidents yesterday including this one on Interstate 77 near exit 24. A tractor trailer carrying cigarettes, hydro-planed and went over a guardrail and down an embankment. The driver was taken to Twin County Hospital with minor injuries. Many area fire crews had to pump water out of roadways yesterday, like at this exit ramp in Interstate 81 in Wythe County.
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[SOT:4:49:50:00 ]
[IN Q=Drainage problem]
[SUPER=01-David Morris/Max Meadows Fire Chief;]

((DAVID MORRIS: DRAINAGE PROBLEM ON THE INTERSTATE AND WATER BACK UP. WE'RE JUST TRYING TO HELP THEM OUT A LITTLE BIT. GET SOME WATER FLOWING.))
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[OUT Q=water flowing.]
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[VO-NAT]

V-Dot crews had to deal with a lot of downed trees. They used chain saws to clear several roads like this one in Giles County. And Galax is keeping a close eye on several creeks after one flooded last night forcing the evacuation of 10 families.

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[11Henry-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC 42:17]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]
[ENG#=2]


Thanks to the storm, some animals in Henry County in need of a home found one -- at least temporarily.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

The local S-P-C-A evacuated about 60-animals yesterday, just as a precaution for flooding. The agency says it's been flooded out about four times in the past two years, and didn't want to take any chances. Elsewhere, heavy rains washed out parts of major roads like 220, as well as some the area's side streets. Authorities, however, did not report any major flooding or damage.
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[Personalized-Stamps]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]


It's the latest rage, postage stamps with your own picture. But as Brett Larson reports,, there are some problems with the new stamps.

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[SUPER=07-Ski Brewster; :20]
[SUPER=07-Harry Hall; :24]
[SUPER=01-Brett Larson/Reporting; :54]
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[OUT Q=for CBS News.]


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