03/22/05

AM Cutins

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Denise Allen Membreno

sitting in for Kimberly McBroom. Clouds
and rain are on the way. Leo has the
details after a look at the news.
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GRAPHIC=L'burg PD Police have a suspect in an


attempted rape over the weekend.

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Lynchburg police are looking for
33 year old James Wilson Hamlette
Junior in reference to an attempted
rape on Wiggington Road Sunday morning.

Hamlette lives in the same
apartment complex as the victim.

He's wanted for breaking and
entering, abduction, and attempted
rape.

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Police say Hamlette broke into an
aparmtent neighboring the victim's,
gained access to a crawl space above
the apartments, cut a hole in the
victim's kitchen ceiling, and lowered
himself down before the attempted rape.
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If you have any
information...call Central Virginia
Crimestoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

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GRAPHIC=Shooting Police in Danville are looking


for a man in connection with a shooting
over the weekend.
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23 year old Laquon O'tay Walton
is charged with malicous wounding after
an altercation at I-HOP on Teal Road.

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Alonon Burkett Germany of
Danville was shot once in the back. His
wound was not life threatening.





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GRAPHIC=Skate Brawl A Roanoke woman says her broken
ENG#=1 elbow is a result of excessive police



force.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Roanoke

20-year-old Qwanesha Morris was
one of 600-people attending a skating
party in Roanoke County Saturday night,
when several fights broke out.
*CG locator Roanoke Co.
Saturday Night Morris says she suffered a
fractured elbow when an officer trying
to control the crowd accidentally hit
her with his batton.

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INQ=he was trying




*CG 2line Qwanesha Morris
Injured During Fight QWANESHA MORRIS/INJURED DURING FIGHT:
HE WAS TRYING TO HIT SOMEBODY YOU CAN'T
JUST PULL YOUR STICK OUT AND SWING IT
AND NOT HIT NOBODY W/ALL THEM PEOPLE
RIGHT THERE

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OQ=people right there





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Roanoke County authorities are
investigating, but say it appears their
officers handled the situation
properly.


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INQ=the decision




*CG 2line Donna Furrow
Roanoke Co. Police Asst. Chief DONNA FURROW/ROANOKE CO. ASST. POLICE
CHIEF: THE DECISION TO USE FORCE CAN'T
BE BASED ON THE DECISION OF AGE AND
WHETHER THEY'RE KIDS OR ADULTS, IT'S
BASED ON THE FORCE THAT'S BEING USED ON
THE OFFICER

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OQ=on the officer





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Two police officers were also
injured.

Neither needed medical treatment.

Charges are pending against three
people -- two juveniles and one adult.

Some parents of the kids at the
party have organized a community
meeting for this Wednesday night, to
discuss the incident.

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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Denise Allen


Membreno. Rain showers make their way
into the region. Meteorologist Leo
Hirsbrunner has the details. First a
look at the news.
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GRAPHIC=Hold Bank accounts are running low for


arts and cultural organizations in our
area.

VO-NAT VO-NAT
ENG#=1




*CG locator Roanoke

Center in the Square for example
has received little or no state funding
the last few years.

As a result, attendance is down
by a 100-thousand people.

Over at Mill Mountain Zoo, they
recently laid off seven people and
closed the zoo choo as well as the food
stand.

Leaders say these cultural
organizations are a necessity in the
Roanoke Valley.

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INQ=It's important




*CG 2line Jim Sears
Center in the Square JIM SEARS/CENTER IN THE SQUARE: IT'S
IMPORTANT TO HAVE CULTURAL
ORGANIZATIONS BECAUSE IT IMPROVES THE
QUALITY OF LIFE. IT ALSO HELPS TO
ATTRACT AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYEES. IT
ALSO HELPS TO ATTRACT BUSINESSES AND
IT'S A STRONG ECONOMIC FACTOR.

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OQ=ECONOMIC FACTOR





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Next year's state budget provides
some funding for these organizations.

Although they're thankful,
leaders tell us it's not enough.

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GRAPHIC=None The price tag is 46 million


dollars to build the new Art Museum of
Western Virginia.


VO-NAT



ENG#=2






*CG locator Roanoke (VO-NAT)



The cost was made public
yesterday along with architectural
plans for the building.

The main players behind the
project say it'll transform the
downtown Roanoke skyline and the city's
economy-

The building is meant to capture
the beauty of the rolling Blue Ridge-
designed by a world class architect who
grew up in Tennessee.

Hopes are that the building will
attract new businesses.

The museum will go up behind
Billy's Ritz- Groundbreaking is set
for the fall.

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GRAPHIC=None Southwest Virginia's culture and


history are about to be shared with
millions of Americans.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT



VO-NAT When subscribers to National


Geographic's Traveler Magazine open

their April edition they'll find a fold
out map of Appalachia.

It features more than 350
cultural destinations.

33 are in Southwest Virginia.

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INQ=It's just something




*CG 2line Ellen Shankin
Floyd Co. Potter ELLEN SHANKIN/FLOYD CO. POTTER: IT'S
JUST SOMETHING THAT WILL REALLY HELP
PROMOTE CRAFTS IN THE REGION AND HAVING
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BE INVOLVED IN THAT
JUST REALLY GIVES A LOT OF CLOUT AND
STATUS TO THE EFFORT.

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OQ=status to the effort.





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Governor Mark Warner says sharing
Southwest Virginia's rich cultural
heritage will help boost local
economies.

If you'd like to see the map,
it's available online
WIPE TO WDBJ WEBSITE FS WIPE TO WEB ADDRESS FS

We've added a link to our website
at WDBJ7.com.

Just click on "websites in the

news."
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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Denise Allen


Membreno. Leo Hirsbrunner says grab
your umbrella, you're going to need it.
He'll have the forecast. First the
news.
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GRAPHIC=Larry Nielson A twin brother is charged in the


death of a Danville woman. Police say
she was three months pregnant.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#=1 Around midnight Monday, police


found 28-year-old Tabitha Nielson
Bonaparte dead inside her home on
Halifax Road ... *CG locator Danville she'd been stabbed several times in the
chest, back, stomach and arms.


Police quickly named her twin
brother a suspect ... and they arrested
Larry Ray Nielson a few hours later.

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INQ=I spoke with




*CG 2line Crystal Carter
Murder Suspect's Girlfriend CRYSTAL CARTER/MURDER SUSPECT'S
GIRLFRIEND: I SPOKE WITH HIM IN THE
JAIL AND HE WANTED ME TO PRETTY MUCH
LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT HE'S NOT
COLD-BLOODED. THAT THAT WAS HIS SISTER
AND THAT HE DID LOVE HER AND HE'S
SORRY, HE WAS JUST IN A MOMENT OF RAGE,
ALCOHOL, I THINK HE SNAPPED. HE DIDN'T
KNOW WHAT COULD REALLY HAPPEN UNTIL
AFTER IT HAPPENED.

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VO-NAT VO-NAT



Nielson is being held without
bond on a single charge of murder ...
additional charges could follow.

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GRAPHIC=Kilgore Republican Jerry Kilgore stops in


Roanoke today -- as he officially
starts his campaign for governor.

VO-NAT VO-NAT
ENG#=2




*CG file File Tape

He's scheduled to be at the
Wyndham Hotel at 8:30 with special
guests, Senator John Warner and
Congressman Bob Goodlatte.

The Republican has already vowed
to cap rising real- estate assessments
at five- percent a year if elected.

The Scott County native stepped
down as Attorney General in January to
focus on his campaign full time.

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GRAPHIC=Tim Kaine 2148 Kilgore's Democratic opponent,


Tim Kaine, officially kicked off his
campaign last week.



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GRAPHIC=none Arts and cultural organizations


in our area say they're running out of
cash.

VO-NAT VO-NAT
ENG#=3




*CG locator Roanoke

Center in the Square has received
little or no state funding the last few
years.

As a result, attendance is down
by a 100-thousand people.

Over at Mill Mountain Zoo, they
recently laid off seven people and
closed the zoo choo as well as the food
stand.

Leaders say these cultural
organizations are a necessity in the
Roanoke Valley.

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INQ=It's important




*CG 2line Jim Sears
Center in the Square JIM SEARS/CENTER IN THE SQUARE: IT'S
IMPORTANT TO HAVE CULTURAL
ORGANIZATIONS BECAUSE IT IMPROVES THE

QUALITY OF LIFE. IT ALSO HELPS TO
ATTRACT AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYEES. IT
ALSO HELPS TO ATTRACT BUSINESSES AND
IT'S A STRONG ECONOMIC FACTOR.

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OQ=ECONOMIC FACTOR





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Next year's state budget provides
some funding for these organizations.

Although they're thankful,
leaders tell us it's not enough.

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