05/13/05

AM Cutins
Good Morning, I'm Kimberly
McBroom.

Watch out for some fog and
drizzle as you head out today, with
highs only reaching the mid and upper
60s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
checks in from the Skytracker 7
Forecast Center in just a few minutes.





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GRAPHIC=Shooting A teenager is in the hospital


after a shooting in Roanoke last night.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

It happened just after ten
o-clock in the 34-hundred block of
Ferncliff Avenue.

Police say a 16 year old was
shot.

He was taken to Roanoke
Memorial Hospital with what are
described as non-life threatening
injuries.
APRISA APRISA

Anyone with information is
asked to call Roanoke police or the
Crimeline at 344-8500.
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GRAPHIC=None Police in Lynchburg are still on


the lookout for a rape suspect
callinghimself "Mad Max."

ENG#=2 VO-NAT :19.5
VO-NAT




*CG locator Lynchburg

Last week, an elderly woman was
beaten, raped and robbed in her home in
the 700 block of Leesville Road ... two
days earlier, another home just off
Leesville Road was burglarized at
gunpoint.

In both cases, the suspect
identified himself to his victims as
"Mad Max" ... now police hope an alert
neighborhood can provide them with some
important tips.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=We are tracking




*CG 2line Jerry Hise
Lynchburg Police Department 8:21:01 INVEST. JERRY HISE/LYNCHBURG
POLICE: WE ARE TRACKING A NUMBER OF
LEADS, WE HAVE PROBABLY MORE THAN A

DOZEN INVESTIGATORS WORKING ON THE CASE
AND WE HAVE TRACKED DOWN WELL OVER 60
LEADS AT THIS POINT AND WE ARE STILL
WORKING AND HOPING THAT WE CAN COME UP
WITH SOMETHING AND HAVE SOMEONE IN
CUSTODY VERY SOON.

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OQ=in custody very soon.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The suspect is 5 feet 7 inches
tall, about 175 pounds ... police don't
know whether he's black or white.

He was wearing a navy blue or
black sweatshirt during both
burglaries.

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GRAPHIC=Traffic Info Sign installation on Route 460 in


Salem could affect your EVENING
commute.

V-DOT says sometime between six
o-clock and eight o-clock this evening,
eastbound Route 460 traffic near the
intersection of Route 419 will be
stopped for approximately 20 minutes

while the overhead sign is installed.

Traffic turning from Route 419 to
eastbound route 460 will also be
stopped.

If you're heading to Blacksburg
this weekend, V-DOT has issued a
traffic alert in advance of graduation
ceremonies at Virginia Tech.

Traffic is expected to be
especially heavy on Interstate 81,
Route 11, Route 114 and Route 460.

It's recommended that all
travelers allow extra time to get to
their destinations.
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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.

Staying mostly cloudy today.

But the weekend looks rather
wet.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has your weekend outlook, after the
news.
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GRAPHIC=None Governor Mark Warner wants to


make it easier and quicker for
Virginians to earn their G-E-D.


EVENT=Education 7 Banner And in This Education Seven report,



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VO-NAT




*CG locator Richmond (:24 +)

he's enlisted NASCAR driver
Elliot Sadler to help make that happen.

The Virginia native is now the
official spokesman for the "Race to
G-E-D program" -- where people can get
a G-E-D in 90 days or less.

Introduced yesterday at Richmond
International Raceway, Sadler says many
people don't realize a G-E-D can double
their earning power.

Nearly 700- thousand Virginians
are without a high school diploma or
equivalent.

Governor Warner says continuing
education is especially important in
regions with changing economies like
Southside.


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GRAPHIC=None They gave their lives working


to protect others.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Vinton

And last night they were
honored

Roanoke Valley law
enforcement officers gathered to
remember their fallen comrades.

During a ceremony at Thrasher
Memorial United Methodist Church in
Vinton, the names of officers were read
and a bell was rung in their memory.

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GRAPHIC=none Henry County authorities



responded to a call about an
unidentified object yesterday.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Henry Co.

The Freeman's were surprised and
worried after they found an object they
had never seen before in their
backyard.

They called the authorities, who
told the couple they might want to
leave the house for a little while.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=So we rolled up




*CG 2line Virgie Freeman
Found Weather Object @01:59:18

VIRGIE FREEMAN:SO WE ROLLED UP TO THE
STORE AND I SIT UP THERE AND DRANK A
SODA AND WHEN WE CAME BACK THEY HAD
EVERY POLICE MAN THEY COULD FIND AND
THE ROADS WAS BLOCKED, YOU COULDN'T GET
IN.

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OQ=couldn't get in.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



After the Freeman's were back

home they were told the object was a
radiosonde, or weather balloon.

The instruments are released
twice a day from weather centers across
the nation and are only recovered two
percent of the time.

The forecast center in Blacksburg
says given the winds yesterday, it was
most likely theirs.

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GRAPHIC=none The final Star Wars movie comes


out next week and many here locally
plan to make it an out of this world
experience.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke (:14)

At Fantasy Creations in Roanoke, fans
have been flocking to rent costumes for
the big premiere.

Many movie theaters plan to have
midnight showings Thursday and retail
stores say Star Wars merchandise has
been flying off the shelves.


SOT FULL 9:26:44 SOT FULL
INQ=The mass merchandising




*CG 2line Doug Harrison
Target Stores
:00


*CG 2line Payton Whitlow
Star Wars Fan 9:26:44; 9:18:36
:08 DOUG HARRISON/TARGET STORES: THE MASS
MECHANDISING IS UNBELIEVEABLE. YOUNG
AND OLD ALIKE LOVE IT, IT'S TRULY
OUTSTANDING AND HARD TO BELIEVE HOW
MUCH IT GENERATES.

PAYTON WHITLOW/STAR WARS FAN: I DON'T
REALLY HAVE ANYTHING BUT MY BABY
BROTHER DOES, HE LOVES IT.

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OQ=HE LOVES IT





VO-NAT VO-NAT (:16)



He, like many, may not love standing
in line for tickets.

At Carmike 10, tickets for its
midnight showing go on sale Wednesday
morning at nine.

While you wait, check out the
Millennium Falcon spaceship workers
have built in the lobby.


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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.

We'll keep the clouds around
and temperatures will be much cooler
today.

Highs in the mid and upper
60s.

Meteorologist Leo
HIrsbrunner has the Friday forecast, up
next.


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GRAPHIC=Hold A rape suspect who calls himself


"Mad Max" is still on the loose in the
Lynchburg area. Police think he may
have committed other crimes as well.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Lynchburg

Last week, an elderly woman was
beaten, raped and robbed in her home on
Leesville Road by a man who called
himself "the Mad Max".

Two days earlier, just a half mile
away, a Campbell County home was
burglarized at gunpoint by a suspect
wearing similar clothes and also
referring to himself as "Mad Max".

He's described as 5 feet 7 inches
tall, about 175 pounds and wearing a
dark blue or black sweatshirt ...
police don't know his race.

They're asking residents to be on
the lookout for suspicious activity.

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GRAPHIC=None Some people in Craig County are


trying to get the Virginia Department
of Transportation will stop cutting
back on the trees so much.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Craig Co.


Residents along routes 624 and
625 signed a petition to keep VDOT and
its contractors from removing or
destroying any more trees.

The group says, by cutting the
trees, its lessening shade, air quality
and erosion control.

They're worried the area will
begin to look like route 42 - where
stumps and tree cuttings litter the
side of the road.

A VDOT spokesperson says the
department has a responsibility to the
public.

She says it must provide good
visibility and keep the roadways safe
from possible hazards.

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GRAPHIC=Jellystone A state park in Wythe County is


about to get a new neighbor.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Wythe Co. (:16)

A Florida developer is building a

Yogi Bear Jellystone Camp and Resort on
these 40 acres.

The land cuts right through the
New River Trail State Park.

The developer plans to build a
bridge over the trail.

State officials are concerned
about how the bridge will effect park
visitors.

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INQ=We have talked to them




*CG 2line Gary Waugh
Department of Conservation/Recreation 12:58:33 GARY WAUGH: WE HAVE TALKED TO
THEM ABOUT WHAT OUR CONCERNS WOULD BE,
WHAT WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE IN A BRIDGE.
THEY WOULD HAVE TO HAVE LIMITED IMPACT
ON OUR PARK GUESTS, THAT IT WOULD NOT
IMPACT OUR PARK OPERATIONS AS FAR AS
OUR EQUIPMENT BEING ABLE TO CROSS UNDER
IT. THAT TYPE OF THING.

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OQ=that type of thing.





VO-NAT VO-NAT (:12)



The park will be just like other
Jellystones in Virginia.

The developer say it will have a
big economic impact on Wythe County,

bringing tourism dollars and 30 to 40
new jobs.

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INQ=People CLARENCE WHITESIDE: 5:33:38:00 PEOPLE


WILL COME THERE AND STAY FOR A FEW
DAYS. :42THAT'S JUST NOT AN OVERNIGHT
TYPE OF FACILITY THEY COME AND STAY
WITH THERE FAMILIES AND NORMALLY SPEND
A LOT OF MONEY IN THE AREA :51.

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OQ=in the area.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The developer is still waiting on
permits, but hopes to have the
campground open by the summer of 2006.

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INQ=Tomorrow Tomorrow on News 7 Mornin'...



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OQ=on News 7 Mornin'





(END SOT) Kim ON CAM
ANCHOR=Kim



A look at a restoration project at the
transportation museum.

And the Scott Robertson Memorial Golf
Tournament tees off on Friday. Steve
Pardon hits the links.
ANIMATION FULL ANIMATION FULL


Join us for News 7 Mornin'.

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