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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Becoming partly cloudy today with unseasonably warm highs in the lower 60s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunnre has the extended forecast, coming up.





[7-11Missing-Women]


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Police are still looking for a woman and her grandaughter -- nearly a month after they disappeared
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Gail Haddock Dail and her 15 year old granddaughter were last heard from December Sixth, as they traveled to visit family in Salem.
[SUPER=03-Lenoir Co., NC/File Tape]


That's when Dail made a frantic cell-phone call to her ex-husband saying they were drowning
Since then, searchers have covered hundreds of miles of roads and searched from the air along the presumed route to Salem.
They've been frustrated by the lack of leads and thought there was a break yesterday when a cadaver dog alerted authorities to a pond in Lenoir County North Carolina.
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A sonar scan found two objects underwater, but dive teams were not able to locate the women in the pond and the search was called off. Authorities in Kinston, North Carolina say they'll turn out search teams again if they get any new clues.

[7-11Child-Neglect]


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An employee of the Roanoke County Social Services Department is charged with reckless endangerment of a child, after a ten-month old was left alone in a car for about five hours Wednesday. The social services aide was apparently distracted when she learned of a medical emergency involving a close family member, but now she is on administrative leave.
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[SUPER=03-Salem]

Salem Police were called to a parking lot near the City Courthouse, and helped free the child from the locked car. The infant was on his way back to daycare after a visit with his mother - when the aide returned the car to the courthouse instead. The boy's father says he is thankful the child is okay, but remains concerned about the incident.
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((HARRY BOWES/FATHER: I FEEL LIKE THEY TOOK HIM OUT OF THE HOME FOR HIS PROTECTION, AND THEY PUT HIM IN HARM'S WAY THEIR SELF. AND I FEEL HE SHOULD BE WITH ME.))
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[OUT Q=I feel he should be with me.]
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Thirty- three year- old Amy Ellen Stone has worked for the department for nine and a half years, and is described as a good employee. Social Services Director Betty McCrary says the department is concerned about the incident and regrets that it happened. A juvenile court judge has asked Roanoke City Social Services to investigate.

[55-WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
A mix of clouds and sun as we end 2004, with highs soaring into the 60s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your New Year's outlook, coming up.

[55-11ASL-Suit]


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Appalachian School of Law in Grundy is on the losing end of a wrongful death lawsuit.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

A judge approved a one-million dollar deal between the school and families of students gunned down by a fellow student three years ago.
[SUPER=03-Grundy/January 16, 2002]

Thirty-three year old Angela Dales died in the melee, one of six people shot by Peter Odighizuwa. As part of the negotiated settlement signed yesterday, Dales' 10-year old daughter gets 342-thousand dollars. The family's attorney believes Dales might have survived, if the Law School had provided tighter security and medical response.
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[IN Q=There's a good]

((EMMITT YEARY/PLAINTIFFS' ATTORNEY: THERE'S A GOOD LIKELIHOOD OF WHEN YOU LIE BLEEDING TO DEATH FOR 45 MINUTES, COMMON SENSE WOULD TELL YOU, HER CHANCE OF SURVIVAL WOULD HAVE BEEN MUCH GREATER. LU ELLSWORTH/APPALACHIAN LAW SCHOOL PRESIDENT: I DO NOT BELIEVE THERE WAS ANY BASIS TO PREDICT THAT THERE IS THIS KIND OF OCCURRENCE, OR ANY VIOLENT OCCURRENCE WOULD OCCUR ON CAMPUS.))
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[SUPER=01-Lu Ellsworth/Appalachian Law School President; :09]
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Three survivors of the shooting will each collect 219-thousand dollars under the settlement.
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[55-11Holiday-Blood]


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The Red Cross hopes to see more people make a New Year's resolution to give blood.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]

Because of Christmas and New Years trave, the Red Cross is seeing a decline in its blood and platelet supplies and is asking for help.
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((BOB LUTJEN:WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO TAKE A LITTLE TIME OUT OF YOUR DAY, IT ONLY TAKES ABOUT AN HOUR, AND YOU CAN STILL BRING IN THE NEW YEAR DURING THE MIDNIGHT HOUR AND A GREAT WAY TO CELEBRATE.))
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[OUT Q=great way to celebrate.]
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Lutjen says platelet donations are especially needed during the holidays because they only have a five day shelf life.

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[WIPE TO RED CROSS FS] Drives are being held on New Years Eve and donors of all blood types are encouraged to come out.
For more information you can call 1-800- GIVE- LIFE.
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[55-11Free-Clinic]


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It'll be at least six more weeks before a Christiansburg medical clinic re-opens.
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Last week a pipe burst on the coldest day of the year at the NRV Free Clinic, flooding the building with 8 inches of water. Damage is estimated at 100-thousand dollars.
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[WIPE TO CLINIC FS] Crews are still trying to dry out the building before they can start repairs. Patients can call the clinic at 540-381-0820 to find out more information.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We'll be ringing in the new year with above- normal temperatures in the 60s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the extended forecast, after the news.





[8-11Bryant]


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Last spring's budget compromise with Democratic Governor Mark Warner will cost a local Republican delegate.
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Lynchburg delegate Preston Bryant was told this week he will lose a coveted seat on the House Appropriations Committee in the upcoming session of the General Assembly.
Bryant was one of 17 Republicans who broke ranks and helped craft a tax reform deal with Governor Mark Warner.
It's a decision he says he does "NOT" regret.
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[IN Q=Based on the]

((DEL. PRESTON BRYANT/R-LYNCHBURG: BASED ON THE CALLS AND SUPPORT THAT I'VE GOTTEN JUST IN THE LAST DAY OR TWO ON THIS ISSUE, I'VE REALLY BEEN BOLSTERED IF NOT A BIT EMBOLDENED. AND I'VE ALSO LEARNED JUST HOW MANY FRIENDS I HAVE STATEWIDE. THE CALLS AND E-MAILS HAVE BEEN NON-STOP AND EXTREMELY POSITIVE.))
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Bryant says the area will still be well-represented on the committee by delegates Lacey Putney and Watkins Abbitt.

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[8-VOBSalem-Sign]


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2004 is the year a Salem business owner will remember as the year he fought the government and won.
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VDOT is adding turn lanes and paving parts of East Main Street and Route 419.
The project has been criticized by the owner of Givens Books who says it's cutting into his business.
In July, Chip Givens expressed his displeasure on a sign directing supporters to call the city manager's office.
A city official took the sign down but after the A-C-L-U threatened legal action, the city relented.
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[IN Q=I've heard from]

((CHIP GIVENS/GIVEN'S BOOKS: I'VE HEARD FROM PEOPLE WHO WORK INSIDE SALEM CITY GOVERNMENT I'VE BEEN NOT ONE OF THEIR FAVORITE PEOPLE BUT I'M NOT HERE TO PLEASE THEM.))
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Givens has a new sign that encourages people to call and complain to the V-Dot commissioner in Richmond.
The state ackowledges the work has created inconviences but points out the project is one time and should be complated by June.
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[8-11Meth-Clinic]


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A methadone clinic in Roanoke is one step closer to opening.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

Officials informed city council that the clinic has received all approvals and certifications required by the Commissioner of Revenue. A business license was issued on Monday. The clinic is reportedly close to opening, though CRC Health Corporation has not revealed a specific date. (--------------)