05/26/05

AM Cutins

Good Morning, I'm Kimberly

McBroom.

We'll enjoy a return of more
seasonable weather today, with highs
warming to near 80 this afternoon.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the extended forecast, coming up.
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GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. Police in Lynchburg are still


looking for the person responsible for
gunning down a teenager.

ENG=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Lynchburg
Last Night 16-year-old Demetrius Lamar Dubois
(DUE-BWAH) was shot and killed Tuesday
night during what police say was an
attempted robbery outside an apartment
complex on Yorktown Avenue.

Several witnesses have been
assisting police, but investigators
still need help tracking down the two
men they believe are responsible.

Anyone with information about the
crime should call the Lynchburg police
department.

All tips are kept confidential.

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GRAPHIC=none Virginia's Smart Road is finding


new ways to keep drivers safe..


ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Botetourt Co. (12.5)

Researchers are testing a device
at three local trucking companies.

It's a system that warns truckers
if they are about to fall asleep at the
wheel.

Local truckers say the device is
definitely needed.

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INQ=We run what's




*CG 2line Tim Shephard
Howell's Motor Freight, Inc. TIM SHEPHARD/HOWELL'S MOTOR FREIGHT,
INC.: WE RUN WHAT'S AN IRREGULAR ROUTE
AND OUR GUYS DRIVE IT AT VARYING TIMES
OF THE DAY OR NIGHT AND THAT CAN
SOMETIMES LEAD TO MORE FATIGUE THAN SAY
A REGULAR ROUTE WHEN A DRIVER MIGHT GO
TO THE SAME PLACE DAY AFTER DAY AFTER
DAY.

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The drowsy driver warning system
detects if the driver's eyes are

closed.

If they are, the device then
sends a visual and audio warning.

The federal government wants
researchers at the Smart Road to
determine if the system increases
driver alertness and reduces fatigue
related accidents.

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GRAPHIC=None A city in the New River Valley


needs some help with its Memorial Day
celebration.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Radford

Radford is trying to collect
photographs to make a display of the
city's 57 military men who lost their
lives in war time.

Organizers hope the public may
have some of these photos.

So far, they've received only
eight.

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INQ=Any pictures.




*CG 2line Bob Thomas
Event Organizer BOB THOMAS: 30:45:00 ANY PICTURES THAT
PEOPLE HAVE :47 WE DON'T CARE WHAT
CONDITION THEY ARE IN OR HOW SMALL OR
LARGE. WE'LL COPY THEM AND MAKE THEM
THE RIGHT SIZE BY COMPUTER AND GIVE
THEM BACK THEIR ORIGINALS. :56

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Organizers hope to eventually get
pictures of all 57 soldiers.
TAKE PHONE NUMBER TAKE PHONE NUMBER

If you think you have a picture
of one of these Radford heroes call Bob
Thomas at 540-633-0081.
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GRAPHIC=None Montgomery County says yes to a


new regional jail in Roanoke County.


Supervisors this week voted six
to one to sign on to the Western
Virginia Regional Jail Authority.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
File Tape Montgomery along with Roanoke,
and Franklin counties and the city of
Salem are all looking at building a
jail on this site in the Glenvar area
of Roanoke County.
*CG locator Montgomery Co. Building the jail will cost File Tape Montgomery County close to 11 million
dollars.

Its current jail is overcrowded,
averaging up to 145 people a day.

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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.

Today promises lots of
sunshine and much warmer temperatures.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner

is in the Skytracker 7 forecast center
with details-- we'll check in with him
in just a moment.
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GRAPHIC=VA Legislature The "droopy drawers" bill got


more attention than anything else
proposed in Virginia's General Assembly
this past legislative session.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Norfolk (:09)

Talking to News 7 at his barber
shop yesterday, Delegate Algie Howell
said he'd submit the bill again.

He says many people have called
to thank him for having the "guts" to
address the issue.

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*CG 2line Del. Algie Howell

(D) Norfolk 14:45:23 ALGIE HOWELL: IF THE PEOPLE


IN MY DISTRICT ASK ME TO INTRODUCE SUCH
LEGISLATION OR SOMETHING SIMILAR TO
THAT I WILL DO IT.


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VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG file File Tape

Howell's challenger in the
upcoming Democratic primary believes
young folks would care more about the
way they dressed if they had a better
future to look forward to.

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INQ=So I think that is we 13:19:25 KEELA BOOSE-JACKSON/90TH


DISTRICT CANDIDATE: SO I THINK THAT IF
WE GET OUR CHILDREN EXCITED ABOUT
BUILDING A FUTURE THEY WILL PULL THEIR
PANTS UP ON THEIR OWN.

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VO-NAT VO-NAT (08 +)



The droopy drawers bill may have
received the most attention this year,
but Delegate Howell says he's also
concerned about other issues like
education and transportation.

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GRAPHIC=None Kids in Martinsville schools that


can't speak english are getting help
from a father daughter team.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Martinsville 06

Adolfo Fernandez and his daughter
Alicia say children who don't know the
language can feel isolated.

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*CG 2line Alicia Fernandez
Instructor 27:11

ALICIA FERNANDEZ: IT CAN BE REALLY
TOUGH TO BE DROPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF
SOMETHING LIKE THAT IT CAN BE KIND OF
DEPRESSING IN A SENSE BECAUSE YOU DON'T
HAVE ANYONE TO TALK TO.

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vo nat vo nat 13

Foreign students are learning
English in a program that's growing
quickly.

In 2000, only 12 students in

Martinsville were in the program.

This year, that number's grown to
119.


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*CG 2line Adolfo Fernandez
Teacher 29:36

ADOLFO FERNANDEZ/TEACHER: THE LITTLE
KIDS IT'S EASY CAUSE THEY ARE LIKE A
SPONGE YOU TELL THEM SOMETHING THEY
WILL REPEAT IT.

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VO-NAT VO-NAT 07



Fernandez says the program's made
up of children of all ages.

Most are hispanic but many are
from other countries.

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GRAPHIC=Roanoke city schools It took five years and several


delays -- but students at the Roanoke
Academy for Math and Science are

finally in their new building.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

Yesterday, students filed out of
their old school for one last time and
strolled down the street to their new
building.

The state of the art building
includes larger classrooms and more
space for special classes.

Originally, the school was supposed
to open in May 2004.

The school system may take legal
action against the contractor because
of the delays and extra costs.

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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.

You can put away the jacket
today.

High temperatures are

expected to climb to near 80 this
afternoon.

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




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GRAPHIC=Hold Hazmat crews finished cleaning up


kids' handiwork at a Salem Apartment
complex late last night.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT 13.5
VO-NAT




*CG locator Salem

The spill happened around one
o'clock yesterday afternoon inside the
poolhouse at Willow River Apartments.

Authorities say a city building
inspector was about to reconnect the
electricity at the poolhouse, when he
found chlorine and sodium bicarbonate
mixed together.

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*CG 2line Melinda Payne
Salem Spokesperson 23:33:44 MELINDA PAYNE/SALEM
SPOKESPERSON: IN COMING TO THE BUILDING
THEY DISCOVERED THERE WAS SOMETHING
GOING ON... MIXTURE OF CHEMICALS TAKING
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Some residents were evacuated and
children who live in the complex were
held at school.

Authorities believe kids were
responsible for the spill, which was so
dangerous, it required the highest
level of hazmat response.

Managers at the apartment did not
respond to our attempts for comment.

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GRAPHIC=None A Martinsville man accused of


murder will not be tried in
Martinsville.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Martinsville
File Tape Both the prosecutor and defense
attorneys agree there's been too much
publicity about the case against
Maverick Thomas.

The judge agreed to move the
trial. It will likely take place in
Roanoke in July.

Thomas could face the death
penalty if he's convicted of murdering
his wife Lisa in 2000.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=none





EVENT=Traffic Alert Banner E106/108



VDOT is scheduled to activate a
new stoplight this morning at Route 220
and Bethlehem Road in Boones Mill.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Boones Mill
Sunday From 05-11 @ 1:45:34

Many Boones Mill residents hope the

light will reduce the number of
accidents at the town's busiest
intersection.

But others wonder if might block
traffic or hinder people trying to pull
out of local businesses.

The stoplight is supposed to begin
operation at nine a.m.

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GRAPHIC=Healthcheck OTS The future of a Martinsville Free


Clinic is much brighter following
contributions from Martinsville and
Henry County.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Martinsville

The Family Services Free Medical
Clinic had just ten dollars in the
bank, before Martinsville offered five
thousand dollars, and Henry County
donated 25- thousand.


The latest contributions will
keep the doors open into the Fall, but
officials say they need additional help
to insure the clinic's long term
survival.

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INQ=It's very expensive




*CG 2line Cathy Philbrook
Free Clinic Executive Director CATHY PHILBROOK/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
IT'S VERY EXPENSIVE TO KEEP THIS PLACE
OPEN. WE SPEND A LOT OF MONEY ON THE
PEOPLE'S MEDICATIONS, AND THE DIFFERENT
NEEDS FOR THEM. AS WELL AS THE OVERHEAD
TO KEEP THE PLACE OPEN, AND WE NEED
CONTINUAL HELP FROM THE COMMUNITY.

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The clinic has been in operation
for five years, and the number of
patients has skyrocketed with recent
textile and furniture lay-offs.

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INQ=Tomorrow



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OQ=on News 7 Mornin'.






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ANCHOR=Kim at Desk



ANCHOR=Kim



Steve Pardon has a preview of a
Memorial Day weekend skateboarding
event in Vinton.

ANCHOR=Leo ANCHOR=Leo



And, i'll have your holiday forecast.

ANCHOR=Kim ANCHOR=Kimberly


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

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