05/10/05

AM Cutins



Good Morning, I'm Kimberly
McBroom.

Clouds will be on the
increase today, and we could see an
isolated shower.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has your warm forecast, after the news.


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GRAPHIC=Brush Fire Crews have left the scene of a


brush fire in Giles County.
TAKE MAP FULL APRISA

The blaze broke out on Kire Lane off
of Route 635 near Big Stony Creek
yesterday evening.

The Pembroke Fire Department was
first on the scene.

The Forest Service and Regional
strike teams were later brought in.

Dispatchers say they all left the
scene around midnight.

No word on what started the fire.
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GRAPHIC=None Floyd County's prosecutor is


still fighting to save his job after
being deployed for Iraq.

Now, attorneys in the county are
defending the circuit court judge who

appointed an acting attorney in his
place.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Floyd

The situation developed after
county prosecutor Gordon Hannett was
called to active duty in the Army
Reserve.

He hired Christiansburg attorney
Dennis Nagel as his deputy to run the
office in his absence.

But Judge Ray Grubbs appointed Floyd
Attorney Stephanie Murray-Shortt as
acting commonwealth's attorney until
Hannett's return.

Yesterday, attorney Robert
Boswell said the judge was acting in
the best interests of the community,
when he moved to put a Floyd attorney
in the position.

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INQ=Very unfortunate




*CG 2line Robert Boswell
Floyd Attorney ROBERT BOSWELL/ATTORNEY: VERY
UNFORTUNATE THAT THE JUDGE WOULD BE
PAINTED IN THIS LIGHT WHEN HIS MOTIVES

HAVE BEEN THE BEST AND HE'S WORKED SO
HARD TO TRY TO DO THE RIGHT THING.

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OQ=to try to do the right thing.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Nagel and Shortt declined on
camera interviews Yesterday, though
both said they hope the issue will be
resolved quickly.

Wednesday is the next court date
in Floyd.

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GRAPHIC=None A family in Salem is looking for


help from friends at home, and friends
on the Internet to help save their dog.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT :23



VO-NAT Friends and members of the QVC


internet bulletin board have started a
campaign to save three-and a half-year
old Brownie.
*CG locator Salem Owner Billie Jo Firebaugh says
Brownie is a member of the family.

Last week the dog was locked away
at the Salem Animal Shelter.


An animal control officer picked
him up and deemed him dangerous after
he got loose and started barking at a
neighbor.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=I asked what...




*CG 2line Billie Jo Firebaugh
Brownie's Owner @1:41.00

BILLIE JO FIREBAUGH, BROWNIE'S OWNER: I
ASKED WHAT CAN WE DO TO GET HIM BACK,
HE SAID YOU'RE NOT GETTING HIM BACK.
HE GAVE ME THE ULTIMATIUM TO EITHER
SIGN HIM OVER BY THE END OF THE DAY AND
PUT HIM DOWN, OR BE CHARGED WITH HAVING
A DANGEROUS ANIMAL.

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OQ=... having a dangerous animal.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



His owners say this isn't the
first time Brownie has been picked up.

Meanwhile, animal control says it
can't respond because the investigation
is ongoing.

Brownie's case goes before a
judge on June 14th.

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*LEO IN CHROMAKEY LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER PRO


*BACK TO DESK FOR TWO SHOT GOODBYE BACK TO DESK FOR TWO SHOT GOODBYE



GOODBYE!
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*CG standup Kimberly McBroom
kmcbroom@wdbj7.com


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Our summer-like trend
continues today, with highs in the
upper 70s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has your Skytracker 7 forecast in just
a few minutes.


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GRAPHIC=D-Day Generic The D-Day Memorial in Bedford is


slowly climbing out of debt.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Bedford (;17)

When it opened in June 2001, the
memorial was nearly six million dollars
in debt.

The foundation has reduced that to
about one and half million dollars.


The foundation says donations have
increased since charges were dropped
eight months ago against former
director Richard Burrow.

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INQ=quite honestly




*CG 2line Liz Bryant
D-Day Memorial Foundation 12:12

LIZ BRYANT/D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION:
QUITE HONESTLY THAT IS BEHIND US AND
WE'RE GLAD THAT'S BEHIND US AND THAT IT
ENDED. PEOPLE WILL ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT
IT AND OBVIOUSLY WANT TO BE OPEN ABOUT
EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED BUT WE'RE
FINDING MOST PEOPLE, SUPPORTERS
INCLUDED, ARE JUST HAPPY THAT CHAPTER
HAS ENDED.

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OQ=CHAPTER HAS ENDED





VO-NAT VO-NAT



But the foundation admits donations
from wealthy people have yet to pick-up
since the saga ended.

The foundation hopes to be completely
out of debt by the end of the year.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=None





EVENT=EDUCATION 7 ANIMATION



Dozens of local students are
worrying less about where they'll find
the money to further their educations.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Vinton

76 graduating seniors from
Roanoke County schools picked up almost
50-thousand dollars in scholarships
last night.

The Roanoke County Public
Schools Education Foundation handed the
awards out at William Byrd High School.

The organization's been
awarding scholarships since 1991 and
has given away nearly 400-thousand
dollars so far.

(END VO) (END VO)



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GRAPHIC=None It's been a community hospital


for more than a century -- but not
anymore.

Danville Regional Hospital is now
owned by a private company from out of
state.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT :19.5
VO-NAT




*CG locator Danville

Yesterday, officials announced the
sale of the hospital to LifePoint
Hospitals Incorporated out of Tennessee
... the final price was 210 million
dollars.

The hospital's board of directors
said it was getting harder for the
non-profit facility to stay competitive
in the health care market ... and that
LifePoint has the money to make
improvements to the facility.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=




*CG 2line Bill Carpenter
LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. 15:42:42 BILL CARPENTER/LIFEPOINT

HOSPITALS INC.: ALL THAT TOM PEMBERTON
AND I CAN DO IS TO HELP YOU WITH
RESOURCES, TO HELP THE HOSPITAL WITH
RESOURCES IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO DO
WHAT LOCAL FOLKS KNOW HOW TO DO BEST,
AND THAT'S PROVIDE HEALTH CARE IN THEIR
COMMUNITIES.

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OQ=in their communities.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The hospital's more than
15-hundred employees will keep their
jobs.

200 million from the sale price
will establish a foundation to fund
various community programs.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=None LifePoint Hospital is a


publicly held company headquartered in
Brentwood Tennessee.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT



VO-NAT The company was created in


1999 and operates some 50 hospitals in
non-urban communities all across the

country.

It employs about 18-thousand
people.

LifePoint also owns
Martinsville Memorial Hospital.
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LEO IN CHROMAKEY

LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER PRO


BACK TO DESK FOR 2 SHOT GOODBYE BACK TO DESK FOR 2 SHOT GOODBYE



GOODBYE!
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*cg 4057
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*CG standup Kimberly McBroom
kmcbroom@wdbj7.com


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Temperatures will stay on the
up side again today...nearing 80 this
afternoon.

But we might also hear the
rumble of thunder.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full forecast, after the news.


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GRAPHIC=Hold The Roanoke Police department is


getting help in its undercover
prostitution operation.


ENG#=1 VO-NAT 17
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

Police have issued more than
40-charges related to prostitution
since Operation Red Light began in
March.

But, a group of residents in
Southwest Roanoke has now organized its
own effort to crack down on
prostitution, through periodic "safety
walks."

Organizers believe the walks give
them a slight advantage over police.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=you know




*CG 2line Kevin Earl
Old Southwest, Inc. 5433 YOU KNOW WE'RE OUT HERE ALL THE
TIME, WE SEE WHAT GOES ON A DAY TO DAY
BASIS 38 AND THEY ARE TOO, THEY'RE OUT
HERE BUT THEY DON'T LIVE HERE, THEY'RE
NOT QUITE AS CONNECTED TO THE PEOPLE
THAT LIVE HERE 44

RUNS=11 (END SOT)



OQ=that live here





VO-NAT VO-NAT




The group has also created an
email chain to report suspicious
activity.

More than a hundred people are a
part of that chain.

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GRAPHIC=None A Salem woman is asking for help


at home, and on the Internet to help
save her dog.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT :23



VO-NAT Friends and members of the QVC


internet bulletin board have started a
campaign to save three-and a half-year
old Brownie.
*CG locator Salem Owner Billie Jo Firebaugh says
Brownie is a member of the family.

Last week the dog was locked away
at the Salem Animal Shelter.

An animal control officer picked
him up and deemed him dangerous after
he got loose and started barking at a
neighbor.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=I asked what...





*CG 2line Billie Jo Firebaugh
Brownie's Owner @1:41.00

BILLIE JO FIREBAUGH, BROWNIE'S OWNER: I
ASKED WHAT CAN WE DO TO GET HIM BACK,
HE SAID YOU'RE NOT GETTING HIM BACK.
HE GAVE ME THE ULTIMATIUM TO EITHER
SIGN HIM OVER BY THE END OF THE DAY AND
PUT HIM DOWN, OR BE CHARGED WITH HAVING
A DANGEROUS ANIMAL.

RUNS=18 (END SOT)



OQ=... having a dangerous animal.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



His owners say this isn't the
first time Brownie has been picked up.

Meanwhile, animal control says it
can't respond because the investigation
is ongoing.

Brownie's case goes before a
judge on June 14th.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=D-Day Generic Bedford's D-Day Memorial is


climbing out of debt.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Bedford

When it opened in June 2001, the
memorial was nearly six million dollars
in debt.

The foundation has reduced that to
about one and half million dollars.

The foundation says donations have
increased since charges were dropped
eight months ago against former
director Richard Burrow.

But the foundation admits donations
from wealthy people have yet to pick-up
since the saga ended.

The foundation hopes to be completely
out of debt by the end of the year.

(END VO) (END VO)


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*CG 305


LEO IN CHROMAKEY

LEO IN CHROMAKEY




WEATHERPRO
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GOODBYE!
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*cg 4057
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INQ=Tomorrow



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OQ=on News 7 Mornin'.





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ANCHOR=Denise at Desk



ANCHOR=Kim



Steve Pardon has a preview of the

Massage-a-thon


ANCHOR=Leo ANCHOR=Leo



Mild weather continues with a chance

of showers and storms. I'll have the
forecast.



ANCHOR=Denise ANCHOR=Kimberly


Animation full Join us for News 7 Mornin' beginning at
5:30.

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