08/11/05

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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Watch out for fog as you head
out this morning-- otherwise increasing
sunshine and hot temperatures around 90
today.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has your Thursday outlook, after the
news.

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GRAPHIC=HOLD Police arrested a man wanted in


connection with a Floyd County stabbing
early this morning on Interstate 81.

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*CG locator Botetourt Co.
This Morning A State Trooper in Rockbridge
County saw the car driving erratically.


He called in the license plate and
learned that Floyd County investigators
were looking for the vehicle.

The driver refused to pull over,
but police and sheriff's deputies
eventually stopped the car near exit
150 in Botetourt County.

The driver resisted arrest, but
was taken into custody.

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GRAPHIC=Police Chase Police in Roanoke are still



looking for a suspect in yesterday's
chase.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Police say the chase began around 3:45
yesterday during a drug investigation
near Lafayette and Melrose Avenue.

Officers say when they tried to stop
the suspects, they took off.

The chase ended shortly thereafter,
when the suspects' car crashed into a
yard on Hanover Avenue.

Police arrested two of the suspects,
including a juvenile.

They are still looking for a third man
who got away on foot.

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GRAPHIC=Route 220 Plans to make Route 220 safer are


haulted for now.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co. (15.5)


V-Dot plans to close or expand a
number of highway crossovers between
Roanoke and the North Carolina border.

The work was suppose to begin this
fall but now the project is delayed
until next spring.

The state says that's not necessarily
a bad thing.

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*CG 2line Laura Bullock
Virginia Department of Transportation LAURA BULLOCK/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: HAD
WE STARTED THE PROJECT IN 2005 WE WOULD
HAVE HAD TO SHUT DOWN FOR THE WINTER
ANYWAY AND WE WOULD LOSE MONTHS BY
BIDDING THE PROJECT IN EARLY PART OF
NEXT YEAR AND DOING ALL THE WORK WITHIN
2006 WE WON'T HAVE ANY SHUTDOWN TIME.

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The delay is the result of the
bidding process.

Only one contractor submitted a bid
and it was way too high so the state
rejected it.

V-Dot plans to divide the project into

two parts in hopes of attracting more
bids from contractors.

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GRAPHIC=Lorenzo Townes Just four months after the State


Supreme Court ordered his release from
prison, a convicted sexual offender is
charged with attacking another girl.

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VO-NAT 49-year-old Lorenzo Townes spent


32 years in prison for raping a
10-year-old Altavista girl in 1973, and
two separate attacks on female prison
staff.

The state tried to have him
civilly committed to a mental
institution, but the high court ruled
that law did not apply to his case.

His attorney says the court acted
appropriately.

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*CG 2line Leigh Drewry
Townes' Attorney 12:17:42 LEIGH DREWRY/TOWNES'
ATTORNEY: THE COURT IN RUSTBURG TENDED

TO GET SWEPT IN THE EMOTION THAT
CITIZENS NOWADAYS HAVE FOR THESE TYPES
OF SITUATIONS.

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GRAPHIC=HOLD Townes faces new charges of


abduction, sodomy and attempted rape of
a 13-year-old girl near Richmond.
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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.

Early fog will give way to
increasing sunshine today, as a warming
trend begins.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
explains in the Skytracker 7 forecast,
coming up.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD The Virginia Association of



Chiefs of Police recognized two Roanoke
Police officers for valor.

Officers B.J. Keller and W.D.
Wood received their awards Tuesday
night in Portsmouth.

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*CG file Roanoke Police Video - July
30, 2004 SOUND OF GUNFIRE







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The two officers were honored for
their actions following a fatal
shooting in July 2004.

When shots were fired at a
Hershberger Road gas station and
convenience store, the officers ran
toward the gunfire, and apprehended the
suspect nearby.
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GRAPHIC=none A broadcasting trailblazer with


roots in OUR area is heading to the
hall of fame.

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ABC News White House
correspondant Ann Compton has been
named to the National Radio Hall of
Fame.

Compton got her start in
television at WDBJ as our State Capitol
correspondant.

She's also a Hollins
University graduate.

She'll be inducted into the
Hall of Fame November Fifth.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Doctors say early detection is

HEALTHCHECK ANIMATION key, when it comes to fighting lung
cancer.

ENG#=3 With Peter Jenning's death from


lung cancer this week and Dana Reeve's

diagnosis- many are talking more about
lung cancer.

Oncologists say in Jennings case
the cancer was not caught early enough
for a cure.

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*CG 2line Dr. Stephen ReMine
Carilion Surgical Oncologist 19:56

DR. STEPHEN REMINE/CARILION SURGICAL
ONCOLOGIST: THE SYMPTOMS ARE VERY VAGUE
COUGHING, SPUTUM PRODUCTION IF YOU GET
TO THE POINT OF WEIGHT LOSS AND OTHER
SYSTEMIC SYMPTOMS THEN IT'S TOO LATE SO
WE HAVE TO PICK IT UP EARLY.

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The symptoms include coughing,
hoarseness, shortness of breath and
chest pain.

By the time someone is coughing up
blood and losing weight, it's likely
too late for effective treatment.

Doctor (Ruh-mine) ReMine advises
people at high risk to ask their doctor
for a yearly chest x-ray.


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DR. REMINE: WE WOULD CURE THEM EARLY IF
THEY WERE EARLY AND WE FOUND A SMALL
NODULE WE COULD TAKE IT OUT AND GIVE
THEM APPROPRIATE TREATMENTS IT WOULD
MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE IN OUR PUBLIC IF
PEOPLE WOULD JUST COME FORWARD EARLIER.

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VO-NAT VO-NAT 07 plus



About 15% of lung cancer cases are in
non smokers- including Dana Reeve- who
is just 44.

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KIM ON CAM kim ON CAM
ANIMATION HOLD Today on News 7 at 5 and 6, we'll
hear from a local woman who had lung
cancer
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GRAPHIC=None Starting in 2007 Daylight Saving


Time will be extended by four weeks.


But some organizations and
businesses are unhappy with the change.


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*CG locator Roanoke

The airline industry will have to
spend millions of dollars.

Experts say since other countries
don't use daylight saving time, the
industry will have to make schedule
changes.

And, those who travel overseas
could experience some delays.

This change will also affect
computer software, DVD's and VCRs.

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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 see a return of hot

weather today-- and for the next few
days-- with highs warming into the 90s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has a peek ahead at the weekend
forecast, coming up.
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GRAPHIC=None In today's Education Seven

Education 7 Animation report, Virginia has decided to lower
its pass-rates for some of last year's
standards-of- learning tests.

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*CG file File Tape (:28)

The U-S Department of Education
is giving the state a waiver from part
of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Under the original standards the
passing rate for math and reading was
70- percent.

Under the new standards 65-
percent of students had to pass reading
and 63- percent had to pass math.

However, officials say they're
not lowering Virginia standards- they
just want schools seeing an increase in

achievement to be rewarded with making
adequate- yearly- progress.

The department plans to release
last year's adequate- yearly- progress
numbers early next week.

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*CG file File Tape

And school children in Virginia
will continue to recite the pledge of
allegiance.

Yesterday, a federal appeals
court upheld the state law that
requires students to say the pledge
every day.

The court ruled the pledge is a
patriotic exercise and not an
affirmation of religion.

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GRAPHIC=NONE A man wanted in connection with a


Floyd County stabbing is in custody.

The suspect was arrested early
this morning on Interstate 81.

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*CG locator Botetourt Co.
This Morning A State Trooper in Rockbridge
County saw the car driving erratically.


He called in the license plate
and learned that Floyd County
investigators were looking for the
vehicle.

The driver refused to pull over,
but police and sheriff's deputies
eventually stopped the car near exit
150 in Botetourt County.

The driver resisted arrest, but
was taken into custody.

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GRAPHIC=Police Chase Police in Roanoke are still



looking for a suspect who lead them on
a chase.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Police say the chase began around
3:45 yesterday during a drug
investigation near Lafayette and
Melrose Avenue.

Officers say when they tried to
stop the suspects, they took off.

The chase ended shortly
thereafter, when the suspects' car
crashed into a yard on Hanover Avenue.

Police arrested two of the
suspects, including a juvenile.

They are still looking for a
third man who got away on foot.

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GRAPHIC=None A Roanoke- based company has an


"electrifying" new gadget that could
help light up the world.

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*CG locator Roanoke

A-R-E Energy in Roanoke
yesterday unveiled a transportable
power plant.

The systems use recycled
locomotive engines and parts and can
run off natural gas or diesel fuel.

In a developing country, this
could fulfill the power needs of 10 to
15 -thousand people, and nearly
three-thousand here at home.

Over the next year, A-R-E Energy
hopes to construct 10-12 portable power
plants and that could add 15-20 new
jobs in Roanoke.

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