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03/17/06

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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Susan Bahorich.



They'll be a cloudy start to your
day, but don't worry- there will be
increasing sunshine.

Temperatures will be in the mid
50's.

Brent Watts will have your
forecast coming up.
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GRAPHIC=Fire Fire broke out this morning at a


building that houses two businesses in
Campbell County.

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*CG locator Campbell Co.
This Morning Authorities responded to 'Bill
Dye Auto Sales' and 'Blue Ridge Home
Repair and Contstruction Company' on
Timberlake Road around 2:40.

The building was fully involved
when they arrived.

It took crews about 30 to 40
minutes to get the fire under control.

Authorities say the fire was
contained to the building and did not
spread to any vehicles on the lot.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is unknown
at this time.

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GRAPHIC=Brush Fire A brush fire in Botetourt County


caught the attention of many residents
last night.

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*CG locator Botetourt Co.

It's burning in the
Troutville area along Stoney Battery
and Nace Roads.

Firefighters say about 30 to 40
acres have been scorched so far.

No injuries have been
reported and from the last update,
we're told no structures are
threatened.

Still, some nearby
homeowners aren't taking any chances.

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INQ=We're pretty much




*CG 2line Bill Reynolds
Homeowner NO CLOSED CAPTIONING

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OQ=comes this way.





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Troutville units have handed the

fire over to the Foresty Department.


They don't yet know how it
started.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD Meanwhile, another fire has


burned about a hundred acres near

Hi-was-see in Pulaski County.

State Forestry officials say
crews have finished a line around the
fire.

They'll try to mop it this
morning.

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GRAPHIC=none Roanoke County's school


superintendent says there's no reason
to be intimidated by her.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Linda Weber has taken a lot of

heat this week over the firing of Cave
Spring High School's athletic director.

Citing personnel issues, Weber
declined to talk about Randy Meck but
she is willing to address her critics.

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INQ=I would never




*CG 2line Linda Weber
Roanoke Co. School Superintendent LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOL
SUPERINTEDENT: I WOULD NEVER FIRE
ANYONE FOR COMPLAINING. WHY WOULD I DO
THAT? IT'S HARD TO GET GOOD PEOPLE SO
THAT WOULD BE FOOLISH ON MY PART. I
WOULD HAVE TO REPLACE THEM AND WHO IS
TO SAY THE NEXT PERSON MIGHT NOT
COMPLAIN.

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OQ=might not complain





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Randy Meck declined to talk on
camera but he told us by phone he was
fired because he complained the new
athetlic fields at Cave Spring are way
behind schedule.

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com
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GOODBYE!
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*CG standup Susan Bahorich
sbahorich@wdbj7.com


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Susan Bahorich.



Expect morning clouds, but
afternoon sun with temperatures in the
mid 50s.

Brent Watts will have your
forecast coming up.
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GRAPHIC=Fire Fire broke out this morning at a


building that houses two businesses in
Campbell County.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Campbell Co.
This Morning Authorities responded to 'Bill
Dye Auto Sales' and 'Blue Ridge Home

Repair and Contstruction Company' on
Timberlake Road around 2:40.

The building was fully involved
when they arrived.

It took crews about 30 to 40
minutes to get the fire under control.

Authorities say the fire was
contained to the building and did not
spread to any vehicles on the lot.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is unknown
at this time.

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GRAPHIC=NONE A review of Roanoke's magnet


schools is raising concern among
supporters.

But yesterday, school board
members said they are reassured by the
process administrators are using to
evaluate the programs.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke
File Tape School Superintendent Marvin

Thompson ordered the study to make sure
that magnet programs are aligned with
state standards... and are producing
enough benefits to justify the cost.

Yesterday morning, school board
members encouraged administrators to
consider all options before ending a
program, but said they have confidence
in the process.

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INQ=I think it's very intentional




*CG 2line Kathy Stockburger
School Board Chairman KATHY STOCKBURGER: I THINK IT'S VERY
INTENTIONAL. THERE IS A METHODOLOGY TO
LOOK AT THIS COMPLICATED ISSUE, SO IT
ISN'T JUST A WHOLESALE DISMANTLING OF
MAGNET PROGRAMS.

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OQ=dismantling of magnet programs.





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Thompson says every school should
know by the end of May if programs will
remain in place, be altered or
eliminated.

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GRAPHIC=NONE New jobs are heading to


Montgomery County.

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*CG locator Blacksburg

Luna Innovations will add 20 new
workers over the next year and a half.

The company researchs and
develops new material on the molecular
level.

They also make specialized
sensors.

Luna is expanding its Blacksburg
based research and development offices
in the town industrial park.
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GRAPHIC=NONE Meanwhile, Montgomery County has


landed a new company.

'Generic Systems' will open a
research and development operation in
Christiansburg's industrial park.

The company will add 5 to 10 new

jobs.
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GRAPHIC=NONE A packing company is looking for


new employees in Botetourt County.

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*CG locator Botetourt Co.

'Arkay Packaging' is relocating
its manufacturing business from New
York to the Roanoke Valley.

The company makes high-end
packaging material for pharmaceutical,
cosmetic and beauty companies.

Officials say they plan to create
about 20 to 30 new jobs.

The company is looking for people
that have experience with maintenance
printing and quality assurance.

Arkay currently employs about 215
people, 150 of whom work here in the
Roanoke area.

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com


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GOODBYE!
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*CG standup Susan Bahorich
sbahorich@wdbj7.com


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Susan Bahorich.



Clouds in the a.m. will give way
to afternoon sun.

Temperatures will be in the mid
50s.

Brent Watts will have your full
forecast in just a moment.
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GRAPHIC=Fire Fire broke out this morning at a


building that houses two businesses in
Campbell County.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Campbell Co.
This Morning Authorities responded to Bill Dye
Auto Sales and Blue Ridge Home Repair
and Contstruction Company on Timberlake
Road around 2:40.


The building was fully involved
when they arrived.

It took crews about 30 to 40
minutes to get the fire under control.

Authorities say the fire was
contained to the building and did not
spread to any vehicles on the lot.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is unknown
at this time.

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GRAPHIC=Brian McCloskey The FBI has been called in to


help the Blacksburg Police investigate
a death.

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VO-NAT 19 year old Brian Joseph


McCloskey was found in November lying,
unconscious on a walking trail.

He died five days later.

Police have long believed he was
most likely hit by a vehicle.

According to a search warrant-
police took a computer and two cell
phones from Cameron Johnson and Aaron
Pierce's apartment in January.


Pierce also told police he had
driven through the walking trail the
night McCloskey was hit.

In the search warrant Pierce told
police he was *not* sure he didn't hit
the victim- when driving over the curb
into the grassy area.

Pierce also admitted he had been
drinking alcohol the night of the
incident.
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GRAPHIC-HOLD No arrests have been made in the
case.
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GRAPHIC=NONE The Blacksburg doctor who wants


to bring a methadone clinic to the town
says there's a serious need for the
facility.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg

Dr. Martha Wunsch (LIKE LUNCH/but
with a W) has been treating patients
with addictions for the last two
decades.


Wunsch already runs an opiate
treatment center in Charlottesville.

She wants to put a facility on
Davis Street in Blacksburg.

According to the medical
examiner's office there were 575-opiate
overdose deaths in our region during a
recent five year period.

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INQ=If you speak




*CG 2line Dr. Martha Wunsch
Addiction Medicine MARTHA WUNSCH: 2:42:00 IF YOU SPEAK
WITH THE CHIEF OF POLICE. IF YOU SPEAK
WITH THE JUDGES AND THE POLICE MAN AND
THE PROBATION OFFICERS. THEY WILL TELL
YOU HOW PERVASIVE PRESCRIPTION PAIN
MEDICATION ABUSE IS IN OUR COMMUNITY
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OQ=our community.





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Currently, the nearest clinics
are in Galax and Roanoke.

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com


LEO IN CHROMAKEY

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WEATHER BUG



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GOODBYE!
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