12/16/05

AM Cutins



ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Conditions are improving
weatherwise-- we'll see highs today
near 40.

Brent Watts has the latest
forecast, coming up.








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DOUBLE BOXES=Kim and Steve





*CG standup Steve Pardon DOUBLE BOXES


spardon@wdbj7.com

Kim ad-lib toss to Steve



LIVE=Steve FULL LIVE FULL

*CG live Roanoke




TAKE FS Winter Weather Web TAKE FS GFX

WEB WINTER WEATHER FS



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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather Although the storm is over, major


power problems are plaguing our area.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT




*CG locator Henry Co.

At last check, close to
twenty-six thousand Appalachian Power
customers are without power.

The biggest outtages are in
Lynchburg, Danville, and the
Martinsville areas.

Power crews worked throughout the
night trying to get the lights back on.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 11:09



INQ=Does it make




*CG 2line Elaine Lippencott
Henry Co. Resident ELAINE LIPPENCOTT/HENRY CO. RESIDENT:
DOES IT MAKE YOU APPRECIATE POWER EVEN
MORE? YES IT DOES. YOU FORGET HOW
MUCH. THERE'S NO HEAT, THERE'S NO
ANYTHING.

RUNS=07 (END SOT)



OQ=there's no anything





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Appalachian Power says it could
be several days before power is
completely restored.

The company has called in extra

crews from surrounding states to help

(END VO) (END VO)



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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather Many people heeded the warnings


and stayed off the roads in the New
River Valley.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg

Roads were nearly empty
yesterday.

Police say they did not work
nearly as many accidents as they
expected for an ice storm.

Dispatchers in Montgomery County
say they were shocked at how quiet it
was.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=It's much slower




*CG 2line Sarah Kendall

Montgomery Co. Dispatcher SARAH KENDALL: 7:13:00 IT'S MUCH SLOWER
THAN WE THOUGHT. TYPICALLY ON A BUSY
DAY ANYTIME WE HAVE ICE IT'S GOING TO
BE AN EXTREMELY BUSY DAY..:20 I THINK
PEOPLE ARE HEEDING THE REQUEST TO STAY
OFF THE ROAD. AND A LOT OF BUSINESS IS
CLOSED. SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED. IT'S BEEN
VERY QUIET. :28

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OQ=very quiet.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



There were several tractor
trailer wrecks on Interstate 81 in the
New River Valley yesterday afternoon.

Troopers say speed was the
biggest reason for the accidents.

They say drivers were going way
too fast.

(END VO) (END VO)



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Anchor toss to Weather Anchor toss to Weather
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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com
*BRENT IN CHROMAKEY BRENT IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG



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.

The winter weather has ended,
and we're looking forward to highs
around 40.

Brent Watts is up with the
weekend forecast, in a few minutes.



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*CG standup Steve Pardon DOUBLE BOXES


spardon@wdbj7.com

Kim ad-lib toss to Steve



LIVE=Steve FULL LIVE FULL

*CG live Roanoke




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WEB WINTER WEATHER FS



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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None 625- million dollars for


transportation has been included in
Governor Mark Warner's final budget.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
File Tape 143- million will be used to
advance or complete projects identified
by Congress as national priorities.

They include getting the Route-
460 Coalfields Connector off the
drawing board and widening Interstate -
66 inside the Capital beltway.

142- million will be used to
match federal funds for already
earmarked projects.

The out- going governor says he's
proud of the progress V-dot has made
over the past four years.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=





*CG 2line Gov. Mark Warner

2:38:10 GOV. MARK WARNER: I THINK THE
OPERATIONS OF OUR TRANSPORTATION
DEPARTMENT ARE MUCH BETTER OFF, BUT THE
PROBLEM IS WE'RE A GROWING STATE AND WE
CONTINUE TO HAVE NEEDS THAT OUTSTRIP
OUR RESOURCES.

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OQ=





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Governor- elect Tim Kaine, who's
making transportation his top priority,
tells News 7 he's pleased with Warner's
budget.

(END VO) (END VO)



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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None The Commonwealth is on track to get


more money for rail transportation.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT



VO-NAT





*CG file File Tape

Norfolk Southern's Heartland
Corridor plan was one of 12- projects
approved yesterday by the Commonwealth
Transportation Board.

The company plans to increase
tunnel clearances and make other rail
improvements.

Once that's completed, trains
will be able to carry double- stacked
truck-loads, easing congestion on
Interstate- 81.

The company also plans to build a
new terminal in the Roanoke Valley.

The improvements will cost nearly
40- million- dollars.

23- million will being funded by
the state using the rail enhancement
fund.

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com



BRENT IN CHROMAKEY

BRENT IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG



WEATHER PRO


BACK TO DESK FOR 2 SHOT GOODBYE BACK TO DESK FOR 2 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.

The sleet and freezing rain
have ended..now we're left with dry
weather.

Brent Watts has your Skytracker
7 forecast up next.





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*CG standup Steve Pardon DOUBLE BOXES


spardon@wdbj7.com

Kim ad-lib toss to Steve



LIVE=Steve FULL LIVE FULL

*CG live Roanoke




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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather Many in our viewing area are


without power this morning.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Henry Co.

At last check, close to
twenty-six thousand Appalachian Power
customers are without power.

The biggest outtages are in
Lynchburg, Danville, and the
Martinsville areas.

Power crews worked throughout
the night trying to get the lights back
on.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 11:09



INQ=Does it make




*CG 2line Elaine Lippencott
Henry Co. Resident ELAINE LIPPENCOTT/HENRY CO. RESIDENT:
DOES IT MAKE YOU APPRECIATE POWER EVEN
MORE? YES IT DOES. YOU FORGET HOW

MUCH. THERE'S NO HEAT, THERE'S NO
ANYTHING.

RUNS=07 (END SOT)



OQ=there's no anything





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Appalachian Power says it could
be several days before power is
completely restored.

The company has called in extra
crews from surrounding states to help

(END VO) (END VO)



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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Fire A fire at an abandoned motel kept


firefighters busy in Roanoke.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

They got the call just after
eight o-clock last night behind Hooters
on Williamson Road.

Ten units were called out to

battle what turned out to be a small
blaze.

Fire officials say the building
is a popular spot for homeless people
to sleep. Authorities thought at first
they might find some people inside, but
they found no one.

The abandoned motel caught last
winter, too.

(END VO) (END VO)


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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather Finding a parking spot at Valley


View Mall in Mid-December is usually a
daunting task, but that wasn't the case
yesterday.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

The snow and sleet kept many
customers away, but there were a few
die-hards who braved the snow and ice
and enjoyed a stress free shopping
experience.

Unlike shoppers, retailers dread
days like yesterday, especially this

close to Christmas.

Shop owners at the mall say they
hope people didn't decide to stay home
and shop on-line instead.

By five o'clock the weather had
forced Valley View to close, but the
mall expects to open on time this
morning.

(END VO) (END VO)


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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com


BRENT IN CHROMAKEY

BRENT IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG



WEATHERPRO


BACK ON DESK FOR 2-SHOT GOODBYE BACK TO DESK FOR 2-SHOT GOODBYE



GOODBYE!

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GOODBYE GOODBYE
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