12/23/05

AM Cutin



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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

We're getting off to a
beautiful start to the holiday weekend,
with mostly sunny skies today and highs
well into the 50s.

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







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GRAPHIC=John Warner Last night's Senate session


lasted four minutes and consisted of
only one member.

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VO-NAT Warner was nearly alone in the


chamber, with only enough staff support
to call the session to order and record
the result.

Appointed by the President Pro
Tem of the Senate, Warner became a
Senate of one, authorizing himself to
chair and conduct the session and sign
the resulting legislation.

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INQ=I now ask




*CG 2line Sen. John Warner

(R) Virginia I NOW ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT... AND


JOINT RESOLUTIONS WITHOUT OBJECTION.

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OQ=without objection





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GRAPHIC=HOLD Congress can pass legislation


without a quorum as long as no member
of the House or Senate objects.

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GRAPHIC=Bob McDonnell The Attorney General- elect got


down to business yesterday after
putting his transition on hold to deal
with the recount.

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*CG locator Richmond

Bob McDonnell's first order of
business was to appoint his right hand
man.

Loudon County Senator Bill Mims
will serve as Chief Deputy.

One of McDonnell's top priorities
is to build up the attorney general's
office which lost more than 50-

positions during budget cuts three
years ago.

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INQ=We cannot have some




*CG 2line Bob McDonnell
Attorney General-elect 10:35:15 BOB MCDONNELL/ATTORNEY
GENERAL-ELECT: WE CANNOT HAVE SOME OF
THESE KEY SECTIONS LIKE SEXUALLY
VIOLENT PREDATOR, CRIMINAL APPEALS AND
REAL ESTATE THAT ARE UNDERSTAFFED NOW.
WE JUST CANNOT DELIVER QUALITY SERVICES
UNLESS WE'VE GOT THE MANPOWER TO DO IT.

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OQ=got the man power to do it.





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McDonnell will join Governor-
elect Tim Kaine and Lieutenant
Governor- elect Bill Bolling to take
the oath of office in just 23- days.

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GRAPHIC=Fire Investigators say a discarded


cigarette was the cause of a huge fire
in downtown Altavista.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Altavista

Firefighters from several
departments responded to a building at
the intersection of Broad and Main
yesterday.

The fire marshal says one person
was in an upstairs apartment and did
NOT dispose of his cigarette properly.

That man was treated for minor
smoke inhalation.

Several businesses on the street
level were heavily damaged by water and
smoke.

No word on the extent of damage
to the four upstairs apartment units,
but the whole building has been
temporarily condemned.

Emergency officials did evacuate
some surrounding businesses as a
precaution.

It took about 2 hours to get the
fire under control.


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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.

Temperatures will soar to near
60 this afternoon, as you finish that
last minute shopping.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the outlook for the holiday
weekend, after the news.






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GRAPHIC=Hold New security changes at the


airports may mean travelers will have
to endure more searches at the airport
this holiday season.

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*CG locator Roanoke

The Transportation Security
Administration activated a new list of
acceptable carry-ons yesterday which
includes nail clippers, small scissors
and tools, cigar cutters, and safety
razors.

With the new allowances comes
more searches.

Security screeners will now
conduct more random searches,
pat-downs, and shoe removals.

While the changes may affect wait
times at bigger airports,
representatives with the Roanoke
Regional Airport say the security
changes will most likely go unnoticed
at smaller airports across the nation.
WIPE TO WEBSITE FS TAKE WEBSITE FS

For a complete list of accepted
carry-ons just go to WDBJ7-DOT-COM and
click on websites in the news.
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GRAPHIC=NONE For now, the Lim Kiln Theater in


Lexington will remain open.

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*CG file American Shakespeare Center

Last month we reported the
theater needed about 175-thousand
dollars to stay afloat.

With recent fundraisers, events
and donors, the organization has raised
several thousand dollars with in the
last few weeks to keep the theatre
open.

Mary Sayre, Lime Kiln Board of
Directors, says events for later this
winter and early spring are already in
the works.

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GRAPHIC=None They can be the perfect gift if


you're in a pinch-- but you still have
to careful.


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*CG locator Roanoke

Virginia has a new law on the
books regarding gift cards.

It says a retailer must
clearly state the policy on the gift
card.

Stores, however, can still set
expiration dates and expiration fees,
that's why you need to read the fine
print.

The Better Business Bureau also
says watch out for re-selling or
trading gift cards online.

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INQ=You don't know




*CG 2line Julie Wheeler
Better Business Bureau JULIE WHEELER/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU:
YOU DON'T KNOW WHO YOU ARE DEALING
WITH, YOU DON'T KNOW IF THEY ACTUALLY
HAVE THE GIFT CARDS AND HOW DO YOU
ENSURE THAT WHEN YOU PROVIDE YOUR GIFT
CARD INFORMATION THAT YOU ARE GOING TO
GET SOMETHING BACK, IT'S JUST LIKE
LEGALIZED STEALING I GUESS.


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OQ=stealing i guess





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You should always buy gift cards
from reputable businesses because if
they suddenly go out of business, you
are probably out of luck.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Your Hometown Station's former


home is making way for new
construction.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Crews have been clearing the
building at the corner of Colonial and
Brandon, and yesterday they took down
the canopy over the driveway to give
their equipment better access.

The building served as the main

studio of WDBJ-7 for more than 40
years, but has been vacant since the
station moved to the digital broadcast
center on Hershberger Road.

A developer recently purchased
the Colonial Avenue site for a new
C-V-S drug store.

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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 we wrap up the work week
before Christmas, we'll enjoy plenty of
sunshine and highs in the upper 50s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full forecast, coming up.


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GRAPHIC=Verdict A Virginia woman has been



convicted of involuntary manslaughter
for a crime her dog did.

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*CG locator Spotsylvania Co.

37-year old Deanna Large stood
silently as the verdict was read.

In March, her pit bulls
attacked and killed an 82 year old
neighbor and the woman's dog.
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GRAPHIC=hold The jury called for a


three-year prison term for Large, plus
a 500-dollar fine.

Her bond was immedialty
revoked, so she'll spend Christmas in
jail.
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GRAPHIC=Fire An improperly- discarded cigarette


sparks a major fire in Altavista.

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*CG locator Altavista

Firefighters from several

departments responded to a building at
the intersection of Broad and Main.

The fire marshal says one person
was in an upstairs apartment, and did
NOT dispose of his cigarette properly.

That man was treated for minor
smoke inhalation.

Several businesses on the street
level were heavily damaged by water and
smoke.

No word on the extent of damage
to the four upstairs units, but the
whole building has been temporarily
condemned.

Emergency officials did evacuate
some surrounding businesses as a
precaution.

It took about 2 hours to get the
fire under control.

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GRAPHIC=HOLD Investigators say an overloaded


extension cord was the cause of a fire
in Vinton that displaced a family, and
caused more than 100- thousand dollars
damage.


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*CG locator Vinton

Flames were coming from windows
on the first floor when firefighters
arrived on North Blair Street.

They were able to bring the blaze
under control in just over thirty
minutes.

The family of four and their
animals escaped without injury, but the
house suffered extensive damage.

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*CG locator Franklin Co.
Yesterday The woman found dead after her
home burned down in Franklin County WAS
Doris Brown, the former county
treasurer.

The medical examiner says Brown
was overcome by smoke from the fire
that destroyed her house near Burnt
Chimney on Wednesday.


The cause of the fire is still
under investigation.

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GRAPHIC=Mark Warner Governor Warner wants


380-thousand acres of national forest
in Virginia under greater protection
from development.

The petition asks that the 2001
federal regulation that protected these
roadless areas be restored.

The Bush administration repealed
the regulation in May, and implemented
a process requiring individual states
to petition for the amount of
protection desired.

Warner's petition is the first in
the nation to be filed.

The governor says Virginia's
national forests are critically
important to the Commonwealth.
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