03/23/05

AM Cutins




GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. The state medical examiner has
ENG#=1 confirmed that a Danville woman stabbed


to death -- was more than two months
pregnant.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Danville
Yesterday 28-year-old Tabitha Nielson
Bonaparte was found dead in her home on
Halifax Road early Monday morning.

Police arrested her twin brother,
Larry Ray Nielson, a few hours later
and charged him with murder.

Additional charges may follow.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=Fire Invest. Roanoke County investigators are
ENG#=2 looking for the person that started a


fire at William Byrd High School.

A plastic toilet paper dispensor
set on fire forced an evacuation.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Vinton

Firefighters were called to the
school just after 12:30 yesterday, when
someone spotted smoke coming from a

girls' bathroom near an auxilury gym.

Students were evacuated to the
stadium.

There was no structural damage,
but smoke caused 22-hundred dollars in
damage.

Both the high and middle schools
closed early because of the fire and an
unrelated electrical outage.

No one was injured.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=HOLD Fire investigators are still
ENG#=3 trying to figure out what caused a


fatal fire in Christiansburg.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Christiansburg

It happened around eight
yesterday morning at this home in the
34-hundred block of Roanoke Street.

24-year-old Michele Huffman, and
her two girls, 2-and-a-half month old
Caitlyn, and 18-month-old Courtney were
killed.

Fire officials say the blaze
started in the hallway.


They say there was a smoke
detector, but they're not sure if it
was working.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=ALL THREE




*CG 2line Jim Epperly
Christiansburg Fire Chief JIM EPPERLY/C'BURG FIRE CHIEF: ALL
THREE WERE DEAD... NOTHING COULD BE
DONE FOR THEM.

RUNS=07



OQ=DONE FOR THEM





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Just hours after the fire, a
neighbor who says she didn't really
know them well, laid flowers in the
front yard in their memory.

Officials say the family had been
renting the home for a little more than
a year.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=Va Tech Is the C-I-A a terrorist
ENG#=4 organization or an organization that


keeps America safe?


VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Blacksburg

That's the heart of a debate at
Virginia Tech.

This week, the C-I-A is on campus
to recruit students for jobs.

Some are protesting their visit
claiming the agency supports
international terrorism.

But the university defends the
C-I-A's right to be here.

SOT FULL 17:22:45; 17:32:58; SOT FULL
INQ=We leave it




*CG 2line Mark Owczarski
Virginia Tech Spokesperson
:00


*CG 2line Nicholas Kiersey
Virginia Tech Student MARK OWCZARSKI/VIRGINIA TECH :08 SPOKESPERSON: WE LEAVE IT TO THE
STUDENTS TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT THAT
IS RIGHT FOR THEM OR NOT RIGHT FOR THEM
DEPENDING ON WHO COMES.

NICHOLAS KIERSEY/VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT:
WE DON'T JUST BRING ANYONE HERE TO
RECRUIT. WE WOULDN'T BRING AL QAEIDA
OR THE KLU KLUX KLAN TO RECRUIT.

RUNS=12 (END SOT)




OQ=KLU KLUZ KLAN TO RECRUIT





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The university says it allows any
viable company to recruit on campus.

About 75 students showed up for
last night's C-I-A recruitment meeting.

(END VO) (END VO)


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*LEO IN CHROMAKEY LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER PRO


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GOODBYE!
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*CG 9500


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

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


Membreno.

Your midweek forecast is a wet
one.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has
more in weather. Here's a look at the
news.
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GRAPHIC=Campaign 2005 Former Attorney General, Jerry
ENG#=1 Kilgore has a new campaign slogan now


that he's running for governor.

VO-NAT (VO-NAT)

*CG 2line Jerry Kilgore


(R) Candidate for Governor It's "Honest reform for our


families and future".

The Republican made a stop in
Roanoke yesterday as part of his two-
day announcement tour.

If elected, Kilgore says one of
his priorities will be making
government more open and accountable to
Virginia taxpayers

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=GROWING UP IN WESTERN JERRY KILGORE/(R) CANDIDATE FOR


GOVERNOR: GROWING UP IN WESTERN
VIRGINIA AT A TIME WHEN IT REALLY
WASN'T COOL TO BE A REPUBLICAN IN
WESTERN VIRGINIA IT WAS HARD TO HAVE
ACCESS TO WHAT WAS GOING ON IN
GOVERNMENT. IT WAS HARD TO BE PART OF
THE PROCESS.

RUNS=09 (END SOT)



OQ=PART OF THE PROCESS





VO-NAT VO-NAT



As part of his "Honest Government
Bill of Rights" a new watchdog
commission would be created to
eliminate government waste, Virginians
would have more input on tax hikes and
real estate taxes would be capped.

Kilgore says he'd like to improve

education by focusing more on teachers.

He also proposes an "Education
Trust Fund" that would help localities
expand and renovate schools.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=Gas Prices Up Triple-A says the average price
ENG#=2 of a gallon of gasoline in Virginia has


finally reached the two dollar mark.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Lynchburg

The motor club also says it
probably doesn't make sense to drive
around looking for the cheapest price
... because the time and gas you'd
spend looking would offset any savings.

The crunch is hitting cities and
companies with large fleets of vehicles
as well ... Lynchburg's bus company
says it will have to juggle its budget
to offset the increase in fuel costs.

SOT FULL 5:25:52 SOT FULL
INQ=Diesel fuel




*CG 2line Michael Carroll
GLTC Director MICHAEL CARROLL/GLTC DIRECTOR: DIESEL

FUEL PRICES CERTAINLY AFFECT OUR BOTTOM
LINE, BUT ON THE FLIP SIDE OF IT
THOUGH, I HOPE MAYBE THERE MIGHT BE A
LITTLE PUSH FOR INCREASED RIDERSHIP,
FOLKS PERHAPS THINK ABOUT THE COST OF
FILLING UP THE GAS TANK VERSUS BUYING A
GLTC BUS PASS AND DOING IT THAT WAY.

RUNS=15



OQ=doing it that way.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Carroll says a fare increase is
"not" an option ... and that G-L-T-C
may seek additional funding from the
city if it can't make its budget.

(END VO)
(END VO)


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GRAPHIC=None Gas prices may be going up, but
ENG#=3 the food tax in Virginia is going down.



VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Richmond

The tax on food is now four-
percent.

Starting July first, it will drop
to 2 and a half percent.


Governor Mark Warner signed the
legislation into law yesterday.

Officials say a family of four
will save 83- dollars a year.

The tax reduction was originally
going to be phased in over three-
years, but a healthy state economy
enabled the legislature to do it all at
once.

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LEO IN CHROMAKEY

LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER PRO


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*CG 9500


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

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


Membreno.

A wet Wednesday is ahead Leo has
the seven day outlook after the news.
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GRAPHIC=Terri Schiavo The Terri Schiavo case has
ENG#=1 brought to light a question many are


wondering now that her feeding tube has
been removed.

Is withdrawing food and water a
painful way to die?


VO-NAT VO-NAT



The executive Director of Good
Samaritan Hospice says it can actually
be a peaceful way to go.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=




*CG 2line Sue Moore
Good Samaritan Hospice REALLY WHAT HAPPENS IS THAT DEHYDRATION
AND LACK OF FOOD WILL CAUSE THE BODY TO
START TO USE OTHER RESOURCES INSTEAD OF
CARBS IT WILL USE PROTEINS AND FAT.
WHEN THE BODY STARTS TO USE THAT PEOPLE
BECOME VERY COMFORTABLE IT'S SENDS THEM
ALMOST INTO A STATE OF FEELING GOOD

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OUTQ=state of feeling good.



END SOT





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Doctor Bill Fintel agrees. He
says because Schiavo has been described
as severely brain damaged it's hard to
tell if she would even experience
hunger.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=




*CG 2line Dr. Bill Fintel

Medical Oncologist YOU'RE MEDICATED THROUGHOUT THE
PROCESS. I WOULD NEVER LET YOU GO AND
STOP FOOD AND WATER 13

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OUTQ= stop food and water.



END SOT





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Fintel and Moore hope this
situation will encourage more people to
put their wishes in writing.
END VO END VO
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GRAPHIC=None Larry Vander Maten
ENG#=2 (VAN-der-MATE-en) says he's looking


forward to answering questions from
concerned citizens about the future of
Virginia's Explore Park.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Roanoke

Vander Maten promises more
information today when he sits down
with reporters and residents.

During a brief conversation at
the Roanoke Regional Airport last
night, he said he hopes to win the

approval of the Virginia Recreational
Facilities Authority.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=I believe I have their support




*CG 2line Larry Vander Maten
Developer LARRY VANDER MATEN/DEVELOPER: I BELIEVE
I HAVE THEIR SUPPORT, WOULD LIKE TO SEE
IT APPROVED BY THEM AND AT THE SAME
TIME TOMORROW, I'M GOING TO BE MEETING
WITH A GROUP OF THE NEIGHBORS AROUND
EXPLORE PARK AT A COMMUNITY MEETING
THAT I HAVE BEEN INVITED TO ATTEND, SO
I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING A LOT OF
THOSE FOLKS AS WELL.

RUNS=20



OQ=meeting a lot of those folks as

well.



VO-NAT VO-NAT



Under the proposed lease, Vander
Maten has three years to study
potential development of the Explore
Park property.

If the project moves forward, his
company would agree to invest at least
20 million dollars in a destination
resort, theme park or other attraction.

(END VO) (END VO)



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GRAPHIC=None Cove Road will be the new home to


Roanoke County's public safety center.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Yesterday, residents of the
neighborhood joined county officials to
break ground for the 28- million dollar
project.

The new building will house the
county police department, fire and
rescue offices, and the information
technology department.

The complex will also include a
new emergency communications dispatch
center.

Despite concerns about traffic
and potential noise, residents who
attended today's ceremony say they are
pleased with the project, and believe
most of their neighbors have accepted
it.

(END VO) (END VO)


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LEO IN CHROMAKEY

LEO IN CHROMAKEY



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