07/05/05

AM Cutins


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

The forecast doesn't change
much-- we'll see a mix of clouds and
sun today, with a few scattered storms.

Meteorologist Leo
Hirsbrunner has the seven day outlook,
coming up after the news.



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GRAPHIC=July 4th Roanoke's annual celebration on


the Fourth of July was forced to a new
location.

The concert and fireworks have
been held for years at Victory Stadium.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT :17
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

But last night, they moved across
the Roanoke River to the River's Edge
Sports Complex.

Thousands gathered with families
and loved ones, setting up chairs,
playing football and volleyball, as
they prepared for the day's fireworks
finale.

And for the most part, people
seemed to like the switch from Victory
Stadium to River's Edge.

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*CG 2line California Holmes
:00


*CG 2line Barb Rousis
:10


*CG 2line Cindy Deck
:17





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OQ=looking forward to the fireworks.





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The fireworks got underway at
9:30 last night and everyone got what
they came for.

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GRAPHIC=D Day Memorial Before fireworks lit up the skies


of southwest and central Virginia last
night, some people were taking time to
honor the sacrifices of America's
fighting men.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Bedford

That was the case yesterday at
the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford.

Visitors reflected on the service
of world war two veterans, and the men
and women who are now serving the
country in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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INQ=Particularly appropriate




*CG 2line Chris Obenshain
National D-Day Memorial Visitor CHRIS OBENSHAIN: PARTICULARLY
APPRORIATE RIGHT NOW WHILE WE HAVE MEN
AND WOMEN IN HARM'S WAY AND JUST GIVE
US AN OPPORTUNITY TO THINK AND REFLECT
ON THOSE INDIVIIDUALS WHO AREN'T ABLE
TO BE HERE FOR THE FIREWORKS AND THE
PICNICS AND ALL THE THINGS WE TAKE FOR
GRANTED HERE IN THIS COUNTRY.

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OQ=take for granted here in this

country.



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The crowd included many from
outside the area, like members of the
Umfleet family from North Carolina, who

vacationed in the area to visit the
D-Day Memorial.

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GRAPHIC=July 4th There was more than just


fireworks flying high in the skies
above Lexington yesterday.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Lexington

The ninth annual July Fourth
Balloon Rally lifted more than just
spirits yesterday.

Attendance has been on the rise
every year since the event's inception.

This year, thousands of people
were expected to attend over two days.

And if you'd rather remain on the
ground, don't worry, there's something
for everyone.


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INQ=You couldn't ask





*CG 2line Bill Whidden 8:15
Balloon Meister BILL WHIDDEN/BALLOON MEISTER: YOU
COULDN'T ASK FOR ANYTHING BETTER.
FIREWORKS, BANDS, BALLOONS, FOOD THE
WHOLE THING GOES TOGETHER TO MAKE A
TREMENDOUS CELEBRATION FOR THE FOURTH
OF JULY.

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OQ=celebration for the fourth of July





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The event wraped up with its
final launch at 6 o'clock this morning.

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*LEO IN CHROMAKEY LEO IN CHROMAKEY



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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.

As you head back to work after
the holiday, get ready for more hot
temperatures in the upper 80s and
scattered storms.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the Skytracker 7 forecast, coming
up.



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GRAPHIC=Hold A former Augusta County music


teacher has been arrested in California
on charges she had sex with a female
student in Augusta County almost a
decade ago.

Forty-nine-year-old Shelby Sue
Shelton is awaiting extradition to
Virginia.

Her accuser claims she was abused
between 1996 and 1998.
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GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech A new research project at


Virginia Tech is drawing attention.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg (:21)

More than 100 tombstones are what
drivers see along Southgate Drive on
campus.

It looks like a cemetery, but

there's nothing six feet under these
gravestones.

It's actually part of a three
year long research project.

Turfgrass specialists are growing
12 different varieties of grass on
these plots, trying to find the easiest
grass to care for in Virginia.

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INQ=The tombstone




*CG 2line Mike Goatley
VT Turfgrass Specialist MIKE GOATLEY: 50:27:00 THE TOMBSTONE
ASPECT OF IT IS TO IDENTIFY WHICH ONES
WOULD CUT DOWN ON THE AMOUNT OF
CLIPPING, WEED EATING. IN TERMS OF
MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS. :36 WE WANT
TO HAVE PEOPLE HAVE GOOD LOOKING GRASS
AND SPEND LESS MONEY IN ACHIEVING THAT
:40

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OQ=achieving that.





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Researchers hope to identify
three of four different varieties of
grass for cemetery's, roadsides, parks
and even homeowner lawns.

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GRAPHIC=None A crowd of thousands is in


Lexington for the second day of the
B-B-and-T Balloon Rally.

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*CG locator Lexington

The hot air balloons were early
risers yesterday morning as they lifted
off from the V-M-I parade ground around
7 o'clock.

Now in its 9th year the event has
become a favorite for Lexington
residents like Peggy Hays, who bought
her husband a balloon ride as a
birthday gift.

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INQ=Oh, I think it's the excitement




*CG 2line Peggy Hays
Balloon Rally Spectator







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OQ=on the 4th of july





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Sponsored by the Lexington
Sunrise Rotary Club, the event raises
money for youth activities and other
programs in Rockbridge county.

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WEATHER PRO


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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.

Variably cloudy today as you
head back to work, with a chance of
some scattered storms.

Meteorologist Leo
Hirsbrunner has the Skytracker 7
forecast, after the news.




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GRAPHIC=Hold A former Augusta County music



teacher is under arrest in California
on charges she had sex with a female
student in Augusta County almost a
decade ago.

Forty-nine-year-old Shelby Sue
Shelton is awaiting extradition to
Virginia.

Her accuser claims she was abused
between 1996 and 1998.
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GRAPHIC=July 4th Roanoke's annual Fourth of July


festival found a new home this year.

The concert and fireworks have
been held for years at Victory Stadium.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT :17
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

But last night, they moved across
the Roanoke River to the River's Edge
Sports Complex.

Thousands gathered with families
and loved ones, setting up chairs,
playing football and volleyball, as
they prepared for the day's fireworks
finale.


And for the most part, people
seemed to like the switch from Victory
Stadium to River's Edge.

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*CG 2line California Holmes
:00


*CG 2line Barb Rousis
:10


*CG 2line Cindy Deck
:17





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OQ=looking forward to the fireworks.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The fireworks got underway at
9:30 last night and everyone got what
they came for.

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GRAPHIC=Hold Lexington also celebrated with


fireworks, but those weren't the only
things seen flying high.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Lexington

Hot air balloons lifted off from
the parade ground of Virginia Military
Institute during the ninth annual B B &
T Balloon Rally.

Early yesterday morning, a modest
crowd gathered for piloted ballon rides
or to watch the launch from the ground,
but a crowd of several thousand was
expected for last night's events.

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INQ=For the sixe of the area




*CG 2line Bill Whidden
Balloon Meister BILL WHIDDEN/BALLOON MEISTER: FOR THE :00 SIZE OF THIS AREA, ALL OF THE PILOTS
ARE ASTOUNDED BY THE REACTION THE
CROWDS THAT WE HAVE OUT HERE ESPECIALLY
ON THE NIGHT OF THE FOURTH.
*CG 2line Peggy Hays
Balloon Rally Spectator PEGGY HAYS/BALLOON RALLY SPECTATOR: OH
:11 I THINK IT'S THE EXCITEMENT. IT'S
UNUSUAL. IT'S COLORFUL IT''S SUMMERTIME
AND MOST OF ALL IT'S THE FOURTH OF
JULY. YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING SPECIAL
ON THE FOURTH OF JULY.

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OQ=special on the fourth of July.





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The event is sponsored by the
Lexington Sunrise Rotary Club, and the
money raised goes to support youth
activities and other charitable
programs in Rockbridge County.

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