08/18/05

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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Expect clouds to build up
today, with some scattered storms
possible later on.

Highs will be around 80.

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





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GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation A Botetourt County man is charged


with the shooting death of his nephew
last night, the violent end to what
Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle calls an
ongoing argument between the two.

49 year old Curtis Brown of Gala
is held at the Botetourt County Jail.

Sheriff Sprinkle say Brown shot
and killed 26 year old Eric Wright of
Clifton Forge near Brown's home.
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GRAPHIC=Police Chase A 13-year-old girl who allegedly


stole a vehicle and lead police on a
chase in Roanoke is in juvenile
custody.

But there's some discrepancy as
HOW yesterday's pursuit-- which started
on Roanoke Avenue-- ended.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Roanoke (:13)

Roanoke Police insist they called off
the chase on 13th Street near Memorial
Bridge.

Whatever happened, it ended in the
parking lot of Roanoke Auto at the
corner of 13th and Campbell.

SOT FULL 22:28:11 SOT FULL
INQ=The next thing




*CG 2line Joe Slayton
Eyewitness JOE SLAYTON/EYEWITNESS: THE NEXT THING
YOU KNOW SHE HAD PLOWED IT IN THE
BACK, HIT THE COP CAR, KNOCKED IT OVER
INTO TWO OR THREE OTHER CARS AND YOU
SEE WHAT WE GOT OUT THERE A BIG WHOLE
PILE OF CARS.

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OQ=pile of cars





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One of those cars was a unmarked
police vehicle.

Eyewitnesses say the police car was
pursuing the suspect at the time of the
accident.

But police say that's NOT true, that
the police vehicle was parked.


Even so, Roanoke police are launching
an investigation into the incident.

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GRAPHIC=Fire Flames heavily damaged a Danville


home last night, a fire that a neighbor
could smell before anyone saw it.
TAKE FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

Dispatchers got a call for the smell of
smoke just before midnight, and a
police officer quickly found a house on
fire in the 600 block of Wooding
Avenue.

The home was heavily damaged.

Fire officials say the occupants
were away at the time, and there are no
reports of any injuries.

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14 KMC 7-11Roanoke Protes 2 vo/b Iraq/US Troops 4202 --
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GRAPHIC=IRaq/US Troops A woman's protest in Texas has



sparked similar events across the
country.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke 13

Women stood in front of the
Roanoke City market building lst night,
supporting Cindy Sheehan, the mother
who lost a son in Iraq and who's
protested in front of George Bush's
Texas home.

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INQ=




*CG 2line Gene Edmunds
Protestor
00


*CG 2line Bonny Branch
Protestor GENE EDMUNDS/PROTESTOR: 1:47:34
15 AND SHE HAS STATED THAT ONE PERSON
COULD MAKE A DIFFERENCE NOW SHE PROVED
SHE HAS GALVANIZED ALL THE MILLIONS OF
PEOPLE IN AMERICA WHO ARE IN SUPPORT OF
HER AND FEEL AS SHE DOES ABOUT THE WAR
IN IRAQ

BUTT TO 1:48:36

BONNY BRANCH/PROTESTOR:THIS IS A

PEACEFUL VIGIL. WE'RE JUST SAYING WE
ARE PATRIOTS

WE WANT AN END TO THIS WAR WE WANT TO
BRING OUT TROOPS HOME SAFELY.

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OQ=troops home safely.





VO-NAT VO-NAT 08 plus pad



Candles were lit and flowers were
placed on the sidewalk.

The vigil is one of hundreds around
the country supporting Cindy Sheehan.

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GOODBYE!

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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.

Grab the umbrella as you head
out today...scattered storms are likely
later on.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the Thursday outlook-- plus a peek
ahead at the weekend-- coming up.
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GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech It's about that time of year for


college students to head back to
class... and they're coming in droves
to Blacksburg.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg (:15)

Virginia Tech freshmen began
moving in yesterday.

The campus was full of loaded
cars, long lines and parents guarding
belongings on the sidewalks.

And as usual, we saw a lot of
dads doing most of the heavy lifting
and hauling.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=I think




*CG 2line John Plott
Parent JOHN PLOTT/PARENT;

39:51:00 I THINK THE MEN ARE KIND OF
THE PACK MULES. WE CARRY IT ALL IN AND
THEN ONCE WE THERE THE MOMS HELP DECIDE
WHERE THE SUCKS GO. AND THE THE
UNDERWEAR GOES. ALL THAT KIND OF STUFF.
I THINK IT'S JUST A GOOD DIVISION OF

LABOR. THAT'S THE WAY IT WORKED IN MY
FAMILY ANYWAY. :03

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OQ=in my family anyway.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Move-in continues through
Saturday.

You should expect crowded streets
in and around Blacksburg and some extra
traffic on Intestate 81 and Route 460.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=Gas Prices Up Many drivers are trying hard to


pinch pennies at the pump as gas prices
continue to rise.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT One way is Triple-A's fuel


finder.

You enter your zip code to find
the cheapest gas in your area.

The information is compiled from
daily gas station credit card
transactions, so you know it's
accurate.
*CG locator Roanoke Last year at this time- gas was a

dollar-80, and there doesn't seem to be
an end in sight.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=I don't know...




*CG 2line Ruth Bailey
AAA Mid-Atlantic @2:20:47.17

RUTH BAILEY, AAA MID-ATLANTIC: I DON'T
KNOW WHEN IT'S GOING TO BE ENOUGH. I
THINK THAT'S OUT OF OUR CONTROL AS
THINGS THAT HAVE BEEN INFLUENCING THESE
ISSUES ARE WELL-BEYOND THE AVERAGE
AMERICAN'S CONTROL.

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OQ=.. the average American's control.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Another web site out there -
Virginia Gas Prices -dot- com.

This one relies on local
volunteer price spotters and no posting
is more than 36-hours old.
TAKE WEB BOARD TAKE WEB BOARD

You can find links to both
sites on our homepage at wdbj7-dot-com.
Just click on websites in the news.

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*CG locator Roanoke 21

The League of Older Americans'
Meals on Wheels program is feeling the
impact of higher gas prices.

Of their 350-volunteers,
officials say several have either quit
or asked for reimbursements because of
high gas prices.

The L-O-A does not reimburse its
volunteers but the agency has looked to
an outside organization to help SOME of
them.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=LOA DOESN'T




*CG 2line Michele Daley
Meals on Wheels Program Director 43:02 MICHELE DALEY/MEALS ON WHEELS
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: LOA DOESN'T
REIMBURSE, BUT RSVP PROGRAM THROUGH
COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY SERVICES CAN
REIMBURSE FOR A FEW SENIORS THAT
VOLUNTEER AND THEY HAVE VERY LIMITED

FUNDS TO DO THAT 12

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OQ=TO DO THAT





VO-NAT VO-NAT



In addition to worrying about
more volunteers quitting Daley says
she's also concerned about the impact
high gas prices will have on recruiting
new volunteers.

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GOODBYE!
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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.

More clouds than sun today,
but temperatures stay on the pleasant
side.

Expect highs around 80.

Meteorologist Leo
Hirsbrunner has the Skytracker 7
forecast, after the news.
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GRAPHIC=Fire Flames heavily damaged a Danville


home last night, a fire that a neighbor
could smell before anyone saw it.
TAKE FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

Dispatchers got a call for the
smell of smoke just before midnight,
and a police officer quickly found a
house on fire in the 600 block of
Wooding Avenue.

Fire officials say the occupants
were away at the time, and there are no
reports of any injuries.

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GRAPHIC=None Family and friends held a vigil


to remember the life of a Roanoke man
who was murdered.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

Dozens of people lit candles at a

vigil on Thomas Avenue for 23-year-old
Jamie Lavar Penn.

Penn was found shot to death at
this spot early Monday morning.

Family and friends held candles
and prayed, before laying flowers at
the scene where police found his body.

The Penn family isn't a stranger
to tragedy.

Jamie's father, Jimmie Lee Penn,
was murdered nearly seven-years ago.

His killer remains on the loose.

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GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation A Botetourt County man is charged


with the shooting death of his nephew
last night, the violent end to what
Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle calls an
ongoing argument between the two.

49 year old Curtis Brown of Gala
is held at the Botetourt County Jail.

Sheriff Sprinkle say Brown shot
and killed 26 year old Eric Wright of
Clifton Forge near Brown's home.
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GRAPHIC=Police Chase There's some conflicting information


as to how a police chase ended in
Roanoke-- a chase that involved a 13-
year- old girl.

The teenager is now in juvenile
custody after a pursuit that started
yesterday when the girl allegedly stole
a vehicle.


ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke (:13)

Roanoke Police insist they called off
the chase on 13th Street near Memorial
Bridge.

Whatever happened, it ended in the
parking lot of Roanoke Auto at the
corner of 13th and Campbell.

SOT FULL 22:28:11 SOT FULL
INQ=The next thing




*CG 2line Joe Slayton
Eyewitness JOE SLAYTON/EYEWITNESS: THE NEXT THING
YOU KNOW SHE HAD PLOWED IT IN THE
BACK, HIT THE COP CAR, KNOCKED IT OVER
INTO TWO OR THREE OTHER CARS AND YOU

SEE WHAT WE GOT OUT THERE A BIG WHOLE
PILE OF CARS.

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VO-NAT VO-NAT (:17)



One of those cars was a unmarked
police vehicle.

Eyewitnesses say the police car was
pursuing the suspect at the time of the
accident.

But police say that's NOT true, that
the police vehicle was parked.

Even so, Roanoke police are launching
an investigation into the incident.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=None There's school buses back on the

EDUCATION 7 ANIMATION road this week but they aren't picking
up children.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Christiansburg

Instead, they're picking up
school supplies.


25 different school districts are
setting up buses outside of WalMart to
collect paper, pencils and items for
under-privileged children.

Today, the buses will be at the
Walmarts in Covington, Rocky Mount and
Valley View in Roanoke.

All the materials collected go
immediately back to the school
districts.

(END VO) (END VO)


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