07/26/05

News 7 Morning Cutins

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GRAPHIC=Severe Weather While the heat wave continues to


sizzle, residents won't be able to
retreat to air conditioned rooms due to
last night's severe weather.


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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

27- hundred outages were still
reported in the Roanoke and New River
Valleys at 6 this morning.

The company says it may take
until 9 p-m to fully restore power.

It's even worse in West Virginia and
Ohio, where tens of thousands of people
are without power.

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GRAPHIC=Boy Scout Jamboree The first day of the 2005 Boy


Scout Jamboree at Fort A-P Hill took a

fatal turn.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Bowling Green
Yesterday Four adult Boy Scout leaders were
killed in an electrical accident while
they were helping set up camp.

The unidentified victims were
part of Anchorage, Alaska's Troop 711.

No other details have been
released, but the Washington Post cites
a source as saying a tent support came
in contact with an overhead power line.

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SS=HOLD None of the boys in the troop was


hurt.

They were relocated to another
part of the camp.

Grief counselors and chaplains
are helping them cope with the losses.

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GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. Roanoke police say a malicous


wounding case is now a murder
investigation.

40-year-old David Lee Thompson
died Sunday, a few days after police
found him beaten on Norfolk Avenue.

22-year-old Justin Matthew
Michels (Michaels) is charged with the
beating.

So far, Michels has NOT been
charged with murder.
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GRAPHIC=none The head of a major grocery store


chain came to Roanoke to check on the
progress of a new store.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT :15
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

James Ukrop, Chairman of Ukrop's
Supermarkets, was in Roanoke yesterday
afternoon to speak before the Arts
Council of the Blue Ridge.

Before making the speech, Ukrop
stopped by the site of the new store to
check on construction.


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*CG 2line James Ukrop
Ukrop Supermarkets :49 JAMES UKROP/UKROP SUPERMARKETS
CHAIR: IT LOOKS TO ME AS IF THE CITY
HAS BEEN VERY SMART AND TAKEN A SITE TO
MAKE IT VIABLE, THE STRATEGIC LOCATION,
BUT PERHAPS UNLESS THERE WAS A LARGE
INVESTMENT BY THE CITY, IT WOULD HAVE
NEVER BEEN PRACTICAL OR VIABLE AS A
RETAIL SITE 107

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OQ=A RETAIL SITE





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The new store will be located on
the corner of Wonju and Franklin Road.

Construction is scheduled to be
completed before Memorial Day.

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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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GOOD BYE! GOOD BYE!
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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.


Hazy sunshine and very hot
today-- so take precautions in you're
going to be outside.

Highs today will near 100.

Meteorologist Leo
Hirsbrunner has your Tuesday outlook,
in just a few minutes.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD Roanoke officials are listening


to public input about the plans to buy
and convert a popular golf course into
a new neighborhood.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

The city hopes to transform the
Countryside Golf course into nearly
300-new homes.

Officials say the project could
score big with the city -- which hopes
to generate more tax revenue with
better housing -- and with residents --
whose property values may go up.

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*CG 2line Brian Townsend
Roanoke City Planning and Building 4317 BRIAN TOWNSEND/ROANOKE CITY
PLANNING AND BUILDING: WE KIND OF SET
THE LEVEL OF QUALITY AND EXPECTATIONS
SO THAT THAT NEW CONSTRUCTION WILL MORE
THAN LIKELY ALWAYS COME IN AT A HIGHER
VALUE THAN WHAT EXISTS, AND THEREFORE
OVER TIME WILL RAISE ALL VALUES AROUND
IT UP 28

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Some residents did express
concerns regarding the project's
design, which could include rental
property.

City officials say they will NOT
make any final decisions, though,
without first getting residents' input.


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GRAPHIC=Accident A local prosecutor cleared a


Roanoke County police officer from any

wrongdoing in a fatal car crash that
occurred in June.

In a report released yesterday
afternoon, Montgomery County
Commonwealth's Attorney Joey Showalter
found that Officer Timothy VanMarter
did not commit a traffic infraction or
criminal offense.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT 25+
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
June 13 VanMarter was pursuing a speeder
on Chaparral Drive, when his police
cruiser struck a Ford Expedition that
was pulling out of a private driveway.
*CG file File Tape

Joyce Crawford-Hawthorne died as
a result of the accident.

Called in by Roanoke County
authorities to review the case,
Showalter said VanMarter did not pursue
the speeder in a reckless manner.
Though the vehicle's emergency lights
weren't flashing, Showalter says the
officer was activating the equipment
when the accident occurred.

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GRAPHIC=None Yesterday a judge dismissed three


of the six charges against a Giles
County teacher accussed of molesting a
student.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Pearisburg (:22)

54 year old Homer White is
accused of inappropriately touching an
11 year old during band class on
several occasions.

The boy, who attends Narrows
Elementary-Middle School said White
would touch his groin area during band
class.

But one charge based on a video
tape of an alleged incident was
dismissed by the judge.

The defense says it's because the
Commonwealth's evidence is weak.

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*CG 2line Bev Davis
White's Attorney 1:55:00 I THINK THAT THE JUDGE HAD

PROBLEMS WITH IT AND HE SAID OF COURSE
IF THIS WAS A REASONABLE DOUBT
STANDARD, INSTEAD OF A PROBABLE CAUSE
STANDARD HE WOULD OF KICKED THE WHOLE
THING. :01 TAKING THAT AS MORAL VICTORY
OF SORTS AND HAVING THREE OF THE SIX
CHARGES DISMISSED. WE'RE HAPPY FOR THE
DAY. :06

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OQ=We're happy for the day.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



White is a long time music
teacher and band director for Giles
County Schools.

He is suspended without pay until
the case wraps up.

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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Three aggravated sexual battery


charges against White were certified to
a grand jury yesterday.

The Commonwealth's Attorney says
he still plans to try the case.

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LEO IN CHROMAKEY

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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.

A heat advisory is still in
effect, and for good reason, with highs
nearing 100 today.

Isolated storms are
possible tonight.

Meteorologist Leo
Hirsbrunner has your Skytracker 7
forecast after the news.
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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Severe Weather As the heat wave continues, many


residents won't be able to enjoy air
conditioning after last night's severe
weather.


ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

27- hundred outages were still
reported in the Roanoke and New River

Valleys at 6 this morning.

The company says it may take
until 9 p-m to fully restore power.

It's even worse in West Virginia
and Ohio, where tens of thousands of
people are without power.

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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. Roanoke police say a malicious


wounding is now a murder case.

40-year-old David Lee Thompson
died Sunday, a few days after police
found him beaten on Norfolk Avenue.

22-year-old Justin Matthew
Michels (Michaels) is charged with the
beating.

So far, Michels has NOT been
charged with murder.
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GRAPHIC=None Danville police are currently


working a missing persons case and the
discovery of a dead body-- now they're
wondering whether it's the same person.



ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Danville

A body turned up Friday behind
Unity Presbyterian Church.

They say it looked like the body
of a Black woman lying in the woods
just off the parking lot behind the
church.

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*CG 2line Lt. Mike Mondul
Danville Police IT'S CLEAR THE BODY HAD BEEN OUT THERE
AT LEAST A FEW DAYS, AND AGAIN, NOT
CLEAR, THAT'S WHAT WE HOPE THE MEDICAL
EXAMINER WILL TELL US.

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OQ=will tell us.


GFX PAGE GFX FULL

Police want to talk with 21-year
old Jason Ramon Jordan. They say
Latrella Bates was last seen with
Jordan a week ago Friday.

Jordan is also wanted on burglary
and property damage charges in Macon,
Georgia.

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GRAPHIC=none The head of a large grocery store


chain came to Roanoke yesterday to
check on the construction of the new
store.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT :15
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

James Ukrop, Chairman of Ukrop's
Supermarkets, was in Roanoke yesterday
afternoon to speak before the Arts
Council of the Blue Ridge.

Before making the speech, Ukrop
stopped by the site of the new store to
check on construction.

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INQ=IT LOOKS




*CG 2line James Ukrop
Ukrop Supermarkets :49 JAMES UKROP/UKROP SUPERMARKETS
CHAIR: IT LOOKS TO ME AS IF THE CITY
HAS BEEN VERY SMART AND TAKEN A SITE TO
MAKE IT VIABLE, THE STRATEGIC LOCATION,
BUT PERHAPS UNLESS THERE WAS A LARGE

INVESTMENT BY THE CITY, IT WOULD HAVE
NEVER BEEN PRACTICAL OR VIABLE AS A
RETAIL SITE 107

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OQ=A RETAIL SITE





VO-NAT VO-NAT :08



The new store will be located on
the corner of Wonju and Franklin Road.

Construction is scheduled to be
completed before Memorial Day.

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LEO IN CHROMAKEY

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(Birthdays with pictures go here)


*CG bday1 66 (66 - Shelby Hostetter - Eagle Rock)
Shelby Hostetter
Eagle Rock


*CG bday1 (Jerry Burton - Martinsville)


Jerry Burton
Martinsville


*CG bday1 5 (5 - Jordan Richeson - Clifton Forge)
Jordan Richeson
Clifton Forge


*CG bday1 4 (4 - Zeke Shrader - Snow Creek)
Zeke Shrader
Snow Creek



*CG 4009


*CG 4010


*CG 4011





(Birthdays w/o pics go here)


*CG bday2 (Jackie Wheeler - Greenville)


Jackie Wheeler
Greenville


*CG bday2 59th (59th Anniversary -Willie & Onnie Carr Willie & Onnie Carr - Roanoke)
Roanoke
*CG bday2 (Karen Moore - Rockbridge Co.)


Karen Moore
Rockbridge Co.


*CG bday2 (Joan Cocke - Roanoke)


Joan Cocke
Roanoke


*CG bday2 14 (14 - Mallory Newcomb - Buchanan)

Mallory NewComb
Buchanan
















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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 the
Jamerican Festival.

ANCHOR=Leo ANCHOR=Leo



and cooler weather heads our way. I'll
have the details in your skytracker 7
forecast.

ANCHOR=Kim ANCHOR=Kimberly



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

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