[PKGDeer-Management]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-51 TC 30:39]
[GRAPHIC=Deer Management]
[ENG#=1]


If you're sick of deer and live in Roanoke, you'll have to be patient.
The city's plan to bait and then kill deer has been pushed back.
Justin McLeod tells us why.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=01-Steve Lugar/Roanoke Police Department; :08]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

(( Roanoke had hoped to have its deer management program underway by now but that's not the case.
[SOT 2:22:44]
[IN Q=We've decided]

((STEVE LUGAR/ROANOKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT: WE'VE DECIDED TO TAKE THE ADVICE OF THE COMPANIES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN THE DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO DELAY ACTUALLY TAKING THE DEER TO LATER IN THE SEASON OR LATER IN THE YEAR.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=or later in the year]


Here's why.
It will be easier to kill deer in January, because they'll be more desperate for food.
The city hopes to kill nearly 400 deer by hiring a federal agency and a private contractor called White Buffalo.
[SOT 2:24:01]
[IN Q=White Buffalo]

((STEVE LUGAR/ROANOKE CITY POLICE DEPT.: WHITE BUFFALO WILL COME INTO THE AREA AND BAIT CERTAIN AREAS IN THE CITY FOR A PERIOD OF A TIME, AND THAT AFTER A PERIOD PASS, WHEN THE DEER ARE ATTRACTED TO THE BAIT THEN THEY WILL COME IN AND REMOVE THE DEER.)) [Runs13]
[OUT Q=REMOVE THE DEER]


There's also another major change.
Last year, retired police officers killed the deer during the wee hours of the morning.
This year, sharp shooters will be used from dusk until dawn.
The city says safety will still be their number one concern.
[SOT 2:24:50]
[IN Q=They'll all throughout]

((STEVE LUGAR: THEY'LL BE ALL THROUGHOUT THE CITY MAINLY AS YOU MIGHT EXPECT IN WOODED AREAS OR ON PROPERTY THAT BACK UP TO WOODED AREAS.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=UP TO WOODED AREAS]
[SOT ]
[IN Q= ]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE TWO COMPANIES HAVE ALREADY VISITED ROANOKE AND CONDUCTED SITE ASSESSMENTS. HOWEVER, THE CITY DECLINED TO SAY WHERE THE SHARPSHOOTERS WILL KILL DEER, CITING SAFETY REASONS. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))


[PKG

-Tsunami]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]


In southern Asia, the fear now is the spread of disease after the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit there.
More than 25- thousand are known dead in at least 10 countries.
At least eight Americans are among the dead.
Susan Roberts brings us up to date.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Sri Lanka; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jan Egeland/U. N. Emergency Relief Coordinator; :25]
[SUPER=01-Turen Ekel/Austrian Tourist; 1:18]
[SUPER=01-Susan Roberts/CBS News; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=Roberts, CBS News, Washington.]



(( FOOD AND WATER HAVE STARTED MAKING THEIR WAY TO PARTS OF SRI LANKA RAVAGED BY TSUNAMI WAVES.

(APTN 2:41:36 Wave hitting resort)

A TOURIST CAPTURED THE WALL OF WATER.. UNLEASHED BY A MONSTER EARTHQUAKE.. FLOODING THIS RESORT.
SRI LANKA IS ONE OF THE WORST HIT COUNTRIES IN SOUTH ASIA. HUMANITARIAN AGENCIES SAY THE SCOPE OF THE TRAGEDY ACROSS THE REGION IS UNPRECEDENTED- PREDICTING IT COULD BE THE COSTLIEST DISASTER IN WORLD HISTORY.

(Jan Egeland, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator)
EGELAND SOT 23:01:00 the effects may be the biggest ever because many

more people live in exposed areas than ever before.
IN INDONESIA.. NEAR THE QUAKES EPICENTER.. RESCUE WORKERS ARE STRUGGLING TO REACH REMOTE COSTAL TOWNS WHERE THOUSANDS MORE ARE FEARED DEAD. THE STREETS ARE ALREADY FILLED WITH ROTTING CORPSES.. WITH AN EFFORT UNDERWAY TO DIG MASS GRAVES.
AID WORKERS ON THE GROUND SAY WITHOUT CLEAN WATER THEYLL HAVE AN EPIDEMIC ON THEIR HANDS.

(Voice of John Budd, UNICEF) (already on GFX)
BUDD SOT 00:03:44 water and sanitation and emergency health.. that is

the most important thing at the moment
SOLIDERS LOADED A PLANE WITH SOME RELIEF SUPPLIES.. AND THE U-N EXPECTS OTHERS CARRYING EMERGENCY GOODS TO ARRIVE SOON.
IN THAILAND.. WHERE MANY WESTERN TOURISTS GOT CAUGHT IN THE DISASTER.. HOSPITALS WORKED TO COMPILE LISTS OF THE DEAD AND MISSING. VOLUNTEERS GATHERING CORPSES FROM THE RUBBLE SAID THEY COUNTED MANY VACATIONERS AMONG THE DEAD.
SURVIVORS JAMMED THE ISLAND AIRPORT.

(Turen Ekel, Austrian tourist)
TOURIST SOT: "I thank God that my family is alive..


THE THAI GOVERNMENT OFFERED FREE FLIGHTS FOR WESTERN TOURISTS DESPERATE TO GET BACK HOME.
STAND-UP CLOSE: U-S EMBASSIES IN REGION ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN HUNDREDS OF AMERICANS STILL UNACCOUNTED. THE U-S HAS DISPATCHED DISASTER TEAMS TO THAILAND, INDONESIA AND OTHER HARD HIT COUNTRIES AND WILL OFFER 15 MILLION DOLLARS IN AID. SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.
))

[11India-Quake]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-49 TC38:47]
[GRAPHIC=]



[ENG#=3]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

This is what the nine-point-oh magnitude quake looked like on readouts from a seismograph at the Virginia Tech Airport. The earthquake is the strongest in the world since 1964. Blacksburg's seismic information has already been sent to the U-S Geological Survey for analysis.
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[11Quake-Aid]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-46 TC52:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Residents in the Roanoke Valley with ties to Sri Lanka are organizing disaster aid.
The first shipment of supplies will leave Roanoke this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]


The latest figures put the death toll in Sri Lanka at more than 12- thousand, and as many as a million people are homeless.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Roanoke County Doctor Sam Samarasinghe (SAM-ah-rah-SING-huh) grew up in the coastal region devastated by the tsunami, and was preparing to vacation there.
Now, he and his family are collecting donations of money and disaster supplies.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's difficult to see this]

((DR. SAM SAMARASINGHE: IT'S DIFFICULT TO SEE THIS KIND OF SUFFERING, BUT WE'RE TRYING TO PROVIDE AS MUCH HELP AS WE CAN.)) ((KATHY SAMARASINGHE; HOW COULD YOU LOOK AT THESE PHOTOGRAPHS AND NOT FEEL COMPELLED TO DO SOMETHING. THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO DID NOT REALLY HAVE MUCH TO BEGIN WITH. NOW THE LOSS OF LIFE IS PHENOMENAL.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sam Samarasinghe; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Samarasinghe; :13]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=the loss of life is phenomenal.]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities in Sri Lanka are requesting a variety of items including plastic sheeting, duct tape, linens and blankets, candles, canned food, bottled water, clothing and over the counter pain medications.
Donations may be dropped off at the Comprehensive Pain Management Centers located on Franklin Road near the Summit Apartments.
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[Comair]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]
[ENG#=1]


Comair says it'll take until tomorrow to get all flights back in the air.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


A computer problem shut down the regional airline on Christmas Day.
All 11- hundred flights were cancelled.
60- percent of flights did get off the ground yesterday, but officials say it'll take two more days to restore all routes.
Comair is apologizing for the problem.
Meanwhile, experts say airlines have become too dependent on computers.
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[VO-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-43 TC1:18:16]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]
[ENG#=2]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke Regional Airport says yesterday was its busiest travel day. While things have gotten better- some passengers were still waiting yesterday afternoon.
Officials are now looking toward this weekend when Sugar Bowl travel will rule the airport. More than 400-charter airline passengers are expected on Friday, while 600 are expected on Saturday- that's in ADDITION to regular passengers.

(------------)[S-Cavs]



[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Sugar Bowl]
[ENG#=3]


In sports, The Virginia Tech Hokies are all packed up for their trip to the Sugar Bowl. The team heads to new Orleans today and will begin practice tomorrow at Tulane University.
[SS=MPC Bowl]

In other sports news, the Virginia Cavaliers faced Fresno State in the M-P-C Computers Bowl.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boise, ID/ESPN; :00]

On 4th down with 11 seconds left in the game, Fresno State quarterback Paul Penigar finds Jeron Fairman in the corner for the touchdown. The game goes into overtime tied at 31.
After a UVa field goal, the Bulldogs get their offensive chance and Penigar capitalizes with a T-D completion to his tight end Steven Spock, and the game is over.
UVA loses 37-34, and finishes 8 and 4.
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[11Retail-Sales]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=04-45 TC46:43]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Shopping]
[ENG#=1]


It was a good Christmas for stores at Valley View Mall.
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[VO-NAT 06.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Managers tallied the numbers from last week yesterday.
They say sales are up over last year.
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[SOT 21:53:59]
[IN Q=we had ]

((LOUISE DUDLEY/VALLEY VIEW MALL: WE HAD MODERATE INCREASES LEADING UP TO THE LAST WEEKS. THE LAST TWO WEEKS WE HAD HEAVY TRAFFIC OBVIOUSLY THE SHOPPERS WAITED TO THE LAST MINUTE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SALES AND DISCOUNTS.))
[SUPER=01-Louise Dudley/Valley View Mall;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=SALES AND DISCOUNTS.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT 13 plus pad]


Dudley says jewelry sales were especially strong.
The holiday season is crucial to retailers- Sales during the last weeks of December account for 30 to 40 percent of store earnings for the entire year.
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]

In other business news, Sirius Satellite Radio has reached its goal for subscriptions.
And the price of crude oil has dropped.
Marcella Palmer has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Marcella Palmer/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=In N.Y. I'm Marcella Palmer.]

((SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO HAS PASSED IT'S YEAR END TARGET OF 1-MILLION SUBSCRIBERS... SHARES OF SIRIUS STAYED BUSY ON THE NEWS EVEN AFTER MONDAYS CLOSING BELL... THE NUMBER 2 SATELLITE RADIO SERVICE PROVIDER SAYS IT REACHED ITS GOAL IN PART BY BRINGING HOWARD STERN AND FORMER VIACOM CHIEF MEL KARMAZIN ABOARD.
ALSO IN PLAY AFTER THE BELL.... TAYLOR DEVICES WHICH HELD FIRM TO A 172 % SURGE. THE COMPANY'S EARTHQUAKE PROTECTION CAUGHT WALL STREETS ATTENTION AFTER THE WEEKEND TRAGEDY IN SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST ASIA WHERE THE BIGGEST EARTHQUAKE IN FOUR DECADES UNLEASHED A SERIES OF TSUNAMIS, LEAVING MORE THAN 23-THOUSAND PEOPLE DEAD. AS OF LATE MONDAY, THE DEVASTATING EVENT SEEMED TO HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON INSURERS AND THE TRAVEL SECTOR.
THE DOW CLOSED MONDAY DOWN 50...
THE NASDAQ CLOSED THE DAY DOWN 6.
STOCKS ENDED AT SESSION LOWS AFTER THE DOLLAR TUMBLED TO NEW RECORD LOWS AGAINST THE EURO.
THE PRICE OF CRUDE OIL DROPPED ALMOST 7 %... ITS LOWEST LEVEL IN NEARLY 4 MONTHS ON EXPECTATIONS FOR A WARMER THAN ANTICIPATED WINTER AND GROWING DOMESTIC INVENTORIES.CRUDE-OIL CLOSED THE DAY AT $41.32 A BARREL.
FOR MORE ON THE MARKETS LOG ON TO OUR SITE AT CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM. IN NEW YORK, I'M MARCELLA PALMER.))


(tape tosses to stocks)


[STOCKS ]
[COMM]


[Osama-Tape]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Osama]
[ENG#=1]


Arab T-V stations are running a new audiotape purportedly from Osama bin Laden.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The U- S has NOT confirmed if it's the al-Qaida leader's voice.
The speaker urges a boycott of the upcoming Iraqi elections.
He also tells Muslims to listen to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who's claimed reponsibility for several bombings and kidnappings.
[SUPER=03-Tikrit, Iraq;]


Meanwhile, at least 18 Iraqi policemen are dead after several insurgent attacks.
The worst was near Tikrit, where 12 officers were killed.
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[11Stolen-Badge]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-41 TC1:39:19]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#2]

Danville police fear someone may use stolen gear to impersonate an officer.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]

Officer Billy Chaney was off-duty Thursday night, when he parked his personal vehicle in the parking lot of the Rock Ola Cafe' on Crown Drive. Chaney says when he returned to his car, he discovered his badge, handgun and other credentials had been stolen. Police now warn people to ask for identification, if they question an officer's credentials.
(------------)



[11Jail-security]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-47 TC52:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

State of the art technology makes it possible for a local jail to keep a close eye on security.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Iris scanners keep track of inmates in the Roanoke County- Salem Jail. A camera takes a picture of each inmate's right eye. That image takes the place of fingerprints, wrist bands and ID cards. Once an inmate's personal data is stored, he can re-confirm his identity simply by looking in the lens.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:24:35]
[IN Q=The system will]

((SGT. BRIAN KEENUM/ROANOKE CO. SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT; IT ALSO KNOWS IF THERE'S SOMEONE IN THE AREA THAT'S AN ENEMY, FOR AN EXAMPLE. IF THEY'VE BEEN IN A FIGHT BEFORE, EITHER ON THE STREET OR HERE IN THE JAIL. IT WILL IDENTIFY THAT PERSON AND SAY THEY CAN'T GO THERE, BECAUSE THERE'S SOMEONE THEY MAY HAVE A CONFRONTATION WITH.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Brian Keenum/Roanoke Co. Sheriff's Department]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=confrontation with.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The system can prevent the embarrassing situations like the accidental release of an inmate at the City Jail last week. In that case, one inmate simply assumed the identity of another man who WAS due for release.
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[11RAMS]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC1:57:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Students at the Roanoke Academy of Math and Sciences were supposed to begin classes in a brand new school after Christmas break- but they'll have to wait a little bit longer.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The new RAMS school on 19th street is not ready.
Principal Toni Belton now says the move's been delayed until January 25th-
While students are on break, it's clear construction workers are not.
Belton says workers are putting a priority on getting classrooms and the cafeteria ready for the new move-in date.
(------------)
(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[11Tech-Bet]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-42 TC1:28:01]
[GRAPHIC=Sugar Bowl]
[ENG#=1]

Blacksburg is placing its bets on Tech.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Yesterday morning, Mayor Roger Hedgepeth made a friendly wager over the phone with Auburn Mayor Bill Hamm. Tech and Auburn will meet January third in the Sugar Bowl. Yesterday, the two mayors agreed the town council of the losing school will have to wear the winning team's jerseys at their next meeting. The loser will also have to send a gift basket to the winning community. Though the call was competitive.... it wasn't only about sports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 27:39:00 to :53 ]
[IN Q=I was intrigued]

((ROGER HEDGEPETH: I WAS INTRIGUED. I LOOKED ON THE INTERNET AND READ ABOUT YOUR VILLAGE CENTERS AND NEIGHBOR HOOD CENTERS IN DOWNTOWN, PERHAPS WE TRADE A LITTLE INFORMATION. WE'LL WE'D LOVE TO HAVE AN EXCHANGE. MAYBE YOU COULD COME VISIT US.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Hedgepeth/Blacksburg Mayor;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=visit us.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Blacksburg's Mayor says he's confident he won't be the one sending a basket or wearing a jersey.
(XXXXXX)

[WIPE TO MIKE LIVE BOARD FS]
WDBJ-7 is your place for Sugar Bowl coverage.
Mike Stevens will be in New Orleans with the Hokies and their fans and will have live reports starting Thursday.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]


In business news, U-S stocks took a breather yesterday despite a nearly three dollar drop in crude oil prices. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

(( STOCKS CLOSED LOWER, THIS FINAL MONDAY OF 2004. THE DOW CLOSED MORE THAN 50 POINTS. THE NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX CLOSED DOWN SIX AND A HALF POINTS. ON-LINE RETAIL KING AMAZON DOT COM BROKE its RECORD FOR SINGLE-DAY SALES, THANKS TO LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS WHO CHOSE TO RAID THE WEB RATHER THAN THE MALLS. IN ONE DAY, AMAZON SOLD TWO POINT EIGHT MILLION ITEMS. THE COMPANY'S' SPOKESMAN DECLINED TO SAY WHICH DAY IT WAS, BUT DID SAY 2004 WAS THE BUSIEST HOLIDAY SEASON IN THE COMPANY'S 10 YEAR HISTORY. THE PRICE OF OIL TUMBLED MORE THAN SIX PERCENT. CRUDE OIL IS NOW LESS THAN 42 DOLLARS DOLLARS A BARREL. THAT'S DUE TO NEW FORECASTS CALLING FOR MILD WINTER WEATHER LATER THIS WEEK, AFTER SEVERE SNOWSTORMS OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS. TRADERS SAY IT NOW APPEARS THERE ARE ENOUGH SUPPLIES TO MEET DEMAND THIS WINTER. THE COST OF HEATING OIL IS ALSO DOWN... IT'S SELLING RIGHT AROUND 11 DOLLARS AND 45 CENTS A BARREL. FAST-FOOD GIANT MCDONALD'S IS GROWING FAST IN CHINA, BUT SOME OF THE LOCALS AREN'T EXACTLY THRILLED ABOUT PORTIONS OF ITS CHINESE-LANGUAGE WEBSITE. HACKERS BROKE INTO THE SITE TWICE ON CHRISTMAS TO PROTEST ITS LISTING OF TAIWAN AS A SEPARATE COUNTRY. THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS TAIWAN A SELF-RULED TERRITORY. WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M STAN CASE. ))

[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS]
[WINNER]


[6-Henry-Stabbing]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Two people have been charged in connection with a murder Christmas morning in Henry County. 41-year-old Charles Custer of Fieldale was found dead just after seven Saturday morning, near a garage on Cool Springs Road. An autopsy showed he died from a stab wound to the leg.
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE BOWMAN FS] Investigators say Custer got into a fight with the garage owner, 43-year-old William Bowman of Bassett over some stolen wheels. But, they say Bowman and his friends then tried to cover up the stabbing, by making it appear as though Custer was in a fight with SEVERAL people. Bowman has been charged with murder. [TAKE STUMP FS] Authorities have also charged 27-year-old Jennifer Stump of Fieldale with being an accessory to murder.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Authorities say the other parties involved in the incident will not face charges.

[3-HEADLINES] [Kim at Desk]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's what's making news.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


Roanoke residents still spotting deer in their back yards will have to be patient a while longer--
The city's deer management program is delayed until January.
A federal agency and a private contractor will bait and kill hundreds of deer.
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[ENG#=2]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SUPER=03-Sri Lanka;]

The United Nations says it'll become the biggest relief effort the world has ever seen.
That, as workers search for more quake victims in remote areas of Southern Asia.
The death toll now stands at nearly 40-thousand.

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[ENG#=3]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Some of the disaster aid for earthquake victims in Sri Lanka will come from the Roanoke Valley.
The first shipment of supplies will leave Roanoke this afternoon.
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