04/12/05

AM Cutins



Good Morning, I'm Denise Allen
Membreno sitting in for Kimberly
McBroom. The gray skies aren't going
to clear up any time soon. Steve
Pardon has your Tuesday forecast after
the news.
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GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. A Roanoke woman returns to court


next month to face charges on a weekend
hit and run that police are calling a
homicide.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT:17



VO-NAT :18 Until then, 25-year-old Channell


Ricarda Burnette will remain behind
bars on murder and vehicle charges.
*CG locator Roanoke Police say Burnette ran over
Diana Blaney early Saturday morning
after the two reportedly fought.

Burnette is the mother of
Blaney's grandson.

Family members say the two did
not get along.

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*CG 2line Debra Farquharson
Victim's Sister DEBRA FARQUHARSON, VICTIM'S SISTER: I
NEVER MET THE GIRL, BUT DIANE TOLD ME
SHE'D STIRRED UP A LOT OF PROBLEMS..
STIRRING UP A LOT OF PROBLEMS.

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Funeral arraignments for Diana
Blaney are still being planned, pending

an autopsy.

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GRAPHIC=None A major operation at Roanoke


Memorial Hospital doesn't involve any
doctors or patients.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT (:19)




*CG locator Roanoke

Rather, construction crews are
working day and night on the hospital's
110 million dollar expansion.

Once completed, services that are
currently housed at Community Hospital
will be moved over to R-M-H.

Administrators say this will save
money and provide better services,
especially as the baby boomers begin to
retire.

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*CG 2line Nathaniel Bishop
Vice President of Administration NATHANIEL BISHOP/VICE PRESIDENT OF
ADMINISTRATION: I AM PART OF THE BABY

BOOMER GENERATION AS WELL AND SO AS A
NON-PROFIT HOSPITAL WE HAVE A
RESPONSBILITY TO THE COMMUNITY TO MAKE
SURE WE PROVIDE THE VERY BEST IN CARE
AND SERVICES GOING FORWARD.

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The hospital concedes the
construction is causing some
disruptions.

To help alleviate it,
transporters have undergone special
training to help move patients quickly
through or away from the construction.

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GRAPHIC=None State workers shouldn't be


worried about losing their jobs anytime
soon says Virginia's Information
Technology Agency.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Richmond (:18)


The agency supports phone and
computer services for the state, but is
also responsible for creating a
standard software system.

Officials say that will cost
nearly 400- million dollars and take
nearly ten years to finish.

VITA is considering partnering
with a private company and some state
workers fear that means lay- offs.

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INQ=What we will do




*CG 2line Lem Stewart
Chief Information Officer LEM STEWART/CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER:
WHAT WE WILL DO IN TERMS OF WORKFORCE
IS MANAGE ALL THAT THROUGH ATTRITION
OVER THE TIME AS WE GO THROUGH THIS
PROJECT AS OPPOSED TO ANY KIND OF MASS
LAY OFFS OR ANYTHING OF THAT TYPE.

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Part of the project will include
rebuilding the state's data center.

A back- up center will also be
built.

Plans are already in the works to

put THAT facility in an economically
distressed community in Southwest or
Southside Virginia.

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spardon@wdbj7.com
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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Denise Allen


Membreno. Grab your umbrella. You're
going to need it before the day is
through. Steve Pardon has more in
weather. First the news.
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GRAPHIC=Hold A Hillsville native is one of 18


killed when a military helicopter
crashed in Afghanistan last week.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Twenty-two-year-old Chystal Stout


was a member of a National Guard unit
in South Carolina.

Stoutt was born and raised in
Hillsville, and moved to South Carolina
a few years ago.


*CG locator Afghan Desert Their helicopter crashed as it returned Last Week from a mission to deliver mail and
supplies and transport personnel.

The crash happened 80 miles south
of the Afghan capital, Kabul.

It was the deadliest crash for
Americans since the fall of the Taliban
in 2001.

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GRAPHIC=Guilty Plea A Grayson County man has pleaded


guilty to felony child abuse.

18 year old Michael Foster Grimes
was arrested in June for hurting his
25-DAY old son.

According to officials with
Social Services the child had several
injuries including 11 fractured ribs.

The child is now living with
foster parents, but officials say he's
showing signs of slow development.

Grimes will be sentenced in June.

He faces up to 10 years in
prison.



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GRAPHIC=Shooting A Patrick Henry High School


student is hospitalized after a
weekend shooting.

It happened about 6:30 Sunday
night in the street on Salem Turnpike
Northwest.

Roanoke Police say the 17
year old was shot in the leg-

P-H Principal Gary Leah visited
the student at R-M-H yesterday and said
he seems to be doing well.

So far no one's been arrested.
The student's name has not been
released because he's under 18.

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GRAPHIC=Fire A 14 year old boy is


charged with arson at a Roanoke middle
school.

Police say the fire
occurred on April Ninth at William
Ruffner.

The blaze was confined to a trash
can.


The fire damaged the
outside of the building.
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GRAPHIC=Business News United Home Healthcare in Salem


is having some financial problems.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Salem

The medical equipment company
says it has laid off 18 of its 25
employees.

And it's looking for a buyer.

The Salem company rents a variety
of medical equipment to people in their
homes.

It blames the cutback in part on
"stringent federal and state
regulations."

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*CG standup Steve Pardon
spardon@wdbj7.com


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


Membreno. April showers are in the
forecast. Steve Pardon has the seven
day outlook after a look at the news.
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GRAPHIC=None Several popular styles of clothes


aren't welcome inside Roanoke County
Schools.

EVENT-Education 7 Banner In this Education 7 Report, a new
county wide dress code is in effect for
students.

ENG#=1



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*CG locator Roanoke Co. (VO-NAT)



This is the first school year for a
new county wide dress code in Roanoke
County schools.

So far, students seem to be fine
with it.

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*CG 2line Jordan Anderson

HiddenValley H. S. Junior
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*CG 2line Caroline Rigby
Hidden Valley H. S. Junior JORDAN ANDERSON/HIDDENVALLEY H. S. 06 JUNIOR; I DON'T THINK IT AFFECTS GUYS
AS MUCH AS IT AFFECTS GIRLS. I THINK
THE GIRLS AREN'T ALLOWED TO WEAR THE
SHORT SKIRTS AND THE SPAGHETTI STRAPS
MAYBE.

CAROLINE RIGBY/HIDDEN VALLEY H. S.
JUNIOR; I THINK THE BIGGEST CONCERN
NOWADAYS IS THE RIPPED JEANS BECAUES
THEY'RE BECOMING A LOT MORE POPULAR
BECAUSE STORES ARE SELLING THEM RIPPED
AND GIRLS REALLY LIKE THAT AND GIRLS
ARE COMING TO SCHOOL WITH THEIRJ JEANS
RIPPED AND THE PRINCIPAL IS SAYING NO
NO NO.

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Principal David Blevins says when
students dress properly they tend to
behave properly.

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*CG 2line David Blevins (SOT FULL)


Hidden Valley H. S. Principal DAVID BLEVINS/HIDDEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
PRINCIPAL: AND I THINK IT'S JUST THE
NATURE OF THE WAY WE ARE WEHN YOU DRESS
UP YOU TEND TO ACT DIFFERENTLY.

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WIPE TO APRISA WEBPAGE FULL APRISA WEBPAGE FULL

If you'd like to check out the full
dress code... go to wdbj-7 dot com and
click on websites in the news.
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GRAPHIC=NOne A new plan to combine elementary


schools in Martinsville appears to be
making the grade with parents.

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*CG locator Martinsville

Right now, the three elementary
schools are broken up into grades
Kindergarten through two and three
through five.

But, a new plan would combine them
into two separate schools of grades
K-through five... One at Albert Harris,
the other at Patrick Henry.

Many parents say they like the
idea because it gives their kids more
stability.

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*CG 2line Michael Scaffidi
Parent MICHAEL SCAFFIDI/PARENT: CONTINUITY, I
BELIEVE IS EVERYTHING, AND IF YOU DON'T
HAVE CONTINUITY YOU LOSE A LOT OF YOUR
STRUCTURE

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Officials says combining the schools
would also cut transportation costs.

If approved by the school board,
the change would go into effect in the

fall of 2006.

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GRAPHIC=none It's going to cost more to go to


the University of Virginia next year,
but not as much as first thought.

School officials increased
in-state tuition by nearly nine percent
yesterday.

That's less than the anticipated
ten percent.

Out-of-state tuition will
increase by more than six percent.
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GRAPHIC=None Two cases of school vandalism


have been solved.

Dublin Police are charging two
male juveniles with breaking and
entering, grand larceny and destruction
of county property.

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*CG locator Dublin

On Friday night several windows
and doors at Dublin Middle School were
broken.

Dublin *Elementary* School was
vandalized Thursday night.
*CG file Friday In that case, at least 2-thousand :08 dollars worth of property was stolen
and several thousand dollars in damage
reported.

All of the stolen property has
been recovered.

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