[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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


Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Mostly cloudy today with a few scattered showers-- so bring along the umbrella just in case.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the extended outlook, coming up.





[7-11Stevens]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-50 TC10:23]
[GRAPHIC=Amber Alert]



[ENG#=1]


Danville police say an Amber Alert is still in effect for missing two year old, A'Mario Stevens. His parents have been charged with his abduction.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Danville police first issued a nationwide Amber Alert for the missing boy on Tuesday.
[SUPER=03-Danville]


His maternal grandmother has legal custody of A'Mario ... she's been waiting and praying for his safe return.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18:54:41]
[IN Q=It's been real hard]

((SHARON DICKERSON/A'MARIO'S GRANDMOTHER; IT'S BEEN REAL HARD... HELPS A WHOLE LOT.))
[SUPER=01-Sharon Dickerson/A'Mario's Grandmother;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=that helps a lot.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The parents ... 25-year-old Sherri Latoya Stevens and 21-year-old Lamarcus Jermaine Childress ... are both charged with felony abduction.
Police don't know where Childress is ... he's reportedly denied having the child with him.
Stevens has been hospitalized for undisclosed medical reasons.
(------------)



[7-VOBCivic-Center]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-49 TC 5:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]



[ENG#=2]



The Roanoke Civic Center says it has used its new alcohol license responsibly, but that's not stopping an opposition group.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The city began using the new license a year ago and since that time, it has received no violations.
The Civic Center points out it purposely did not serve alcohol at some events because of the crowd it attracted.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:51]
[IN Q=We have had]

((ROBIN SCHON/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER: WE HAVE HAD TO JUST CALL THE SHOTS AND SAY WE KNOW WE CAN MAKE MONEY SELLING ALCOHOL AT A PARTICULAR EVENT, METALLICA FOR INSTANCE, WE PROBABLY COULD HAVE GONE GANGBUSTERS IN ALCOHOL SALES BUT IT WAS IN OUR BEST INTEREST NOT TO SELL IT.))
[SUPER=01-Robin Schon/Roanoke Civic Center;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=not to sell it]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Area churches who fought the liquor license still believe it will cause problems.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:57]
[IN Q=OUr Valley has been]

((BARNEY ARTHUR/CONCERNED CHRISTIANS OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY: OUR VALLEY HAS BEEN BLESSED BY GOD BY NOT HAVING ANY MAJOR CATASTROPHIES OR DEATH RELATED TO THE CIVIC CENTER BECAUSE OF THE CIVIC CENTER BUT I AM HERE TO TELL YOU YOU KEEP THIS UP ONE OF THESE DAYS IT IS GOING TO BE A SAD DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Barney Arthur/Concerned Christians of the Roanoke Valley;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=going to be a sad day]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Concerned Christians of the Roanoke still plans to fight the new license in court.
Meantime, the Civic Center says expanded alcohol sales have brought in an additional forty thousand dollars for the city.
(------------)





[7-Radford-Recount]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2004]

Folks in Radford will find out who officially won the November elections in December. The Virginia Supreme Court has set a December 7th date for recounts in the Commonwealth's Attorney and Sheriff's races.

[55-WXHeads]


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


Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We'll see a slight chance of showers, otherwise just cloudy skies and highs around 60.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day forecast, coming up.

[55-Giles-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Police say several fire crews are working a house fire in Giles County. Dispatchers got the call for a blaze on Spruce Run road in Newport a few minutes ago. No one is believed to have been in the house, and there are no injuries at this time.

[55-6RU-Clinics]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-41 TC47:21]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]



[ENG#=1]



Radford University clinics offer low cost health care for patients in the New River Valley, but those with complicated health problems have often been refered to other facilities.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford]


But now that Doctor Richard Moore is on board, that won't be case.
Nurse-practioners have led the clinics-- but with another doctor on staff they'll be able to improve the level of care available to patients.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT21:59:23]
[IN Q=I think we will be able to work with folks]

((JANET MCDANIEL/RADFORD UNIVERSITY CLINICS DIRECTOR; I THINK WE WILL BE ABLE TO WORK WITH FOLKS AND KEEP THEM FROM USING THE EMERGENCY ROOM FOR CONDITIONS THAT WE CAN TREAT ON AN OUTPATIENT BASIS)) ((DR. RICHARD MOORE/RADFORD UNIVERSITY CLINICS DOCTOR; WITH ME HERE WE CAN TAKE IT TO ANOTHER LEVEL. WE'RE ABLE TO SEE PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS THAT BEFORE NEEDED TO BE REFERRED ON))
[SUPER=01-Janet McDaniel/Radford University Clinics Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Richard Moore/Radford University Clinics; :11]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=to be referred on]
(++++++++++++)

[WIPE TO APRISA FS E499]
If you'd like more information you can call 1-866-403-4947. The clinics also have a mobile unit.
(-----------------)



[55-6McDonnell]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC1:29:07]
[GRAPHIC=Bob McDonnell]



[ENG#=2]



Just as the presidential election ends, another big one begins. Virginia holds elections next year, and the candidates are gearing up for their runs at office. Yesterday Bob McDonnell announced his bid for Attorney General.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Virginia Beach Delegate visited the Virginia Museum of Transportation, as he formally kicked off his campaign.
Considered the early frontrunner for the Republican nomination, the conservative lawmaker said he has been laying the groundwork for two and a half years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 28:11]
[IN Q=There are only seven months]

((BOB MCDONNELL/(R) CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL; THERE ARE ONLY SEVEN MONTHS TO THE PRIMARY THAT I'VE GOT ON JUNE 14TH OF NEXT YEAR AND WITH SEVEN POINT TWO MILLION PEOPLE IN THE STATE AND 550 MILES FROM CUMBERLAND GAP TO CHINCOTEAGUE YOU CAN'T START SEVEN MONTHS OUT AND EXPECT TO WIN.))
[SUPER=01-Bob McDonnell/(R) Candidate for Attorney General;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=and expect to win.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


McDonnell will likely face Richmond Attorney Steve Baril (bah-RILL) for the Republican nomination.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Roanoke Senator John Edwards and Bath County Senator Creigh Deeds are vying for the Democratic nod.

[8Wx-Headline]


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


Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Mostly cloudy today with widely scattered showers.
We'll have a better chance of rain this weekend.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the extended forecast, coming up.





[8-Snipes]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]



Henry County authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains yesterday morning. Around 10-thirty, a hunter found a pocketbook in a wooded area off Daniel Road near Axton. Deputies later found skeletal remains a short distance away. Items in the pocketbook lead investigators to believe the remains are those of 54 year old Sarah Ann Snipes. She was last seen in January of last year. The Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out how she died.

[8-11VA-Economy]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC1:46:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=1]


State legislators have to use restraint when it comes to Virginia's budget this year, despite an improving economy.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

That was the message Governor Mark Warner delivered to state business leaders yesterday. He urged them to ask their legislators to be conservative when spending the state's budget surplus. He says by 2008 costs for Medicaid and K-12 education alone will top 2- billion dollars.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:05:56]
[IN Q=We can meet those]

((MARK WARNER: WE CAN MEET THOSE OBLIGATIONS WITH THE FISCAL STRUCTURE WE PUT IN PLACE, WE'VE GOT THE STRUCTURE TO MEET THAT, BUT ONLY IF WE DON'T GO OFF AND SPEND WILLY NILLY THIS YEAR IN TERMS OF INCREASING OUR OVERALL BASE BUDGET.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=our overall base budget]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Governor also urged V-Dot to come up with new ways to address the state's transportation problems.
(------------)



[8-11Flint]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-39 TC 1:06:40]
[GRAPHIC=Richard Flint]



[ENG#=2]


Doctor Richard Flint will be practicing veterinary medicine by the end of the week after the state Veterinary Board voted to reinstate his license.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

A committee of the board reviewed his patient records at a lengthy hearing yesterday, before reprimanding him on numerous counts. This was the case of Reba Sink and her Persian cat, "Sweetie." The hearing focused on Patient History Reports dating back to February, 2003.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT FROM TAPE #2 @49:25]
[IN Q=2-6-03: Sweetie was]

((2-6-03 SWEETIE WAS GIVEN... APPARENTLY OVERMEDICATED AND NOT DOING WELL. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? I DON'T KNOW THAT WAS THE INTERPRETATION OF WHOEVER PUT THAT COMMENT IN THERE. THESE ARE YOUR RECORDS. I UNDERSTAND THAT.))
[SUPER=02-Dr. Andrew Horner/Virginia Veterinary Board; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Richard Flint/Noah's Ark Animal Complex; :11]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=I understand that.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

After reprimanding Flint, fining him 750-dollars and ordering him to complete some continuing education, the board announced his license will be re-instated at midnight Friday.
(------------)