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03/17/06

News 7 Mornin'

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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 smoky, highly visible brush


fire caught the attention of many
Botetourt County 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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*CG 2line Bill Reynolds
Homeowner SORRY NO CLOSED CAPTIONING

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At last check, the fire has been
contained and 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
Hiwassee in Pulaski County.

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


They'll try to mop it up in
the morning.

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GRAPHIC=none Roanoke County's School


Superintendent wants to clear the air.

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

News 7's Justin McLeod sat down
with Dr. Weber and asked her whether
the criticism is warranted.

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INQ=Nat sound


*CG locator Roanoke Co.
:00




*CG 2line Chelsea Custer
Cave Spring High School Sophomore
:09



*CG standup Justin McLeod
jmcleod@wdbj7.com
:23


*CG 2line Linda Weber
Roanoke Co. School Superintendent
1:05



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OQ=jm, news 7, roanoke co. <<((NAT SOUND OF SOCCER AT AROUND
(END SOT) 7:43))



The soccer season is underway here at
Cave Spring High School.

There's just one problem, the soccer
field is still not ready.

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INQ=I don't think CHELSEA CUSTER/CAVE SPRING H.S.


SOPHOMORE: I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR
BECAUSE WE'VE BEEN PRACTICING ON THIS
PIECE OF DIRT.

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OQ=piece of dirt The new softball field is also far


from being finished.

It's pretty frustrating when you
consider the project was supposed to be
completed last summer.

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IN Q=Not only are JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: NOT ONLY ARE


THE FIELDS NOT READY BUT IT ISN'T EASY

GETTING TO THE NEW SOCCER FIELD ISN'T
EASY. AS YOU CAN SEE I HAVE TO WALK UP
THIS STEEP HILL AND MANY PARENTS SAY
THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE.

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OQ=unacceptable





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INQ=Yeah, that's going MEREDITH WALKER/CAVE SPRING H.S.


FRESHMEN: YEAH, THAT'S GOING TO BE
TOUGH, REALLY TOUGH EVERYDAY.

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OQ=REALLY TOUGH EVERYDAY Cave Spring's athletic director


recently complained about the delays.

Randy Meck says he lost his job
because of it.

Was that the case? We asked the
school superintendent.

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INQ=He resigned that's LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SUPERINTENDENT:


HE RESIGNED, THAT'S WHAT I CAN TELL
YOU.

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OQ=tell you Randy Meck has plenty of supporters,


judging by the turnout at this forum at
Cave Spring Wednesday night.

Much of the anger was directed at
Linda Weber.

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INQ=There is a feeling JUSTIN McLEOD: THERE IS A FEELING THAT


YOU PERSONALLY HAVE A NEGATIVE BIAS
TOWARD CAVE SPRING. IS THAT TRUE?

LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOL
SUPERINTENDENT: OH, ABSOLUTELY NOT. I
AM REALLY UPSET TO HEAR THAT.

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OQ=TO HEAR THAT Dr. Weber is also upset to hear many


feel she rules by intimidation.

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INQ=I would never LINDA WEBER: I WOULD NEVER FIRE ANYONE


FOR COMPLAINING. WHY WOULD I DO THAT?

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OQ=would i do that The superintedent does agree with


parents on one point, the athletic
fields should be finished by now.

The hope is they will in the coming
weeks.

In the meantime, Dr. Weber would like
to make peace.

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INQ=Some place LINDA WEBER: SOME PLACE OR ANOTHER


WHETHER IT'S MY FAULT OR SOMEBODY ELSES
I DON'T CARE THE COMMUNICATION HAS
BROKEN DOWN. WE NEED TO RESTABLISH
THAT SO WE CAN WORK FOR THE GOOD OF
CAVE SPRING.

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something everyone can agree on.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke County.

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GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium Roanoke City Council may *not*


decide the fate of Victory Stadium
before the Spring election, but council
members apparently have other plans for
some of the stadium funding.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

With the decision to build
separate facilities at the high
schools, city officials say they have
set aside more money than they need for
that project.

Mayor Nelson Harris is asking
council to consider reallocating
five-and-a half million dollars for
renovation or construction of new
library facilities.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD Council member and Victory


Stadium advocate Brian Wishneff will

oppose that motion.

While he supports library
improvements, he says the mayor is
trying to pit groups against each other
before the May election.
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GRAPHIC=Iraq Insurgents were the target of


what officials called the largest air
assault by American and Iraqi forces in
Iraq since the initial invasion nearly
three-years ago.

The military offensive dubbed
"Operation Swarmer" is expected to last
a number of days.

Susan Roberts has the latest.



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INQ=Explosions shook the city...




*CG locator Samarra, Iraq
:01


*CG file U. S. Department of Defense
:30



*CG 2line Scott McClellan
White House Spokesman
:56


*CG 2line Susan Roberts
CBS News
1:21



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OQ=SR, News7. < (END SOT) THROUGH THE NIGHT.. AS US AND IRAQI


TROOPS KEPT UP AN OFFENSIVE AGAINST
INSURGENTS NEAR THE SUNNI TRIANGLE
TOWN.

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(SUPER: Department of Defense Video)

DUBBED OPERATION SWARMER THE MISSION
BEGAN THURSDAY AS THE LARGEST AIR
ASSAULT SINCE THE IRAQ INVASION THREE
YEARS AGO.

FIFTY HELICOPTERS HELPED PUT 650
AMERICANS FROM THE 101ST AIRBORNE
DIVISION AND 800 IRAQI SOLDIERS ON THE
GROUND.

IN THE FIRST DAY THEY DETAINED 41
PEOPLE.. FOUND STOLEN IRAQI UNIFORMS..
AND CAPTURED WEAPONS INCLUDING
EXPLOSIVES USED TO MAKE ROADSIDE BOMBS.

WHILE THE PENTAGON PUBLICIZED THE

MASSIVE SHOW OF FORCE WITH PICTURES AND
VIDEO.. THE WHITE HOUSE INSISTED THERE
WAS NO POLITICAL MOTIVE IN THE TIMING.

Q: 12:30:29 Does the President think
it's important as a show of U.S. and
Iraqi force to mount these kinds of
operations, to try to change public
opinion in this country?

(Scott McClellan, White House
Spokesman)

MR. McCLELLAN: I can't accept the
premise of your question because this
was a decision made by our commanders.
And it's important that the commanders
have the flexibility to make these type
of tactical decisions in order to
prevail --

SAMARRA.. 60 MILES NORTH OF BAGHDAD..
WAS THE SITE OF THE SHIITE MOSQUE
BOMBING LAST MONTH THAT TOUCHED OFF A
WAVE OF SECTARIAN VIOLENCE AND SPARKED
FEARS OF CIVIL WAR. IRAQ S INTERIM
FOREIGN MINISTER CALLED THE OPERATION
NECESSARY TO PREVENT INSURGENTS FROM
SETTING UP A NEW STRONGHOLD.

CLOSE: AN IRAQI SUNNI POLITICIAN HAS
CRITICIZED THE OFFENSIVE.. ARGUING A
BIG MILITARY OPERATION LOOKS
DISCOURAGING FOR LEADERS TRYING TO FORM

A GOVERNMENT AND FIND A POLITICAL
SOLUTION. SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS,
WASHINGTON.>>
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GRAPHIC=none The Senate has green-lighted a


two-point-eight *trillion* dollar
budget..

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Washington, D.C.

The budget breaks spending caps
the President wanted for programs
including education and health
research.

The House is expected to oppose
that addition spending.. but congress
has agreed to raise the ceiling on the
national debt to nine-TRILLION dollars.

It is the fourth increase of the
Bush presidency.

Paying OFF that amount would take
30-thousand dollars from every man..
woman.. and child.. in America.

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GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR In sports, March Madness


continues today on Your Hometown
Station.
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Our coverage begins this
afternoon with Ohio State and Davidson
at 12:15.

The second game has the West
Virginia Mountaineers taking on
Southern Illinois at 2:45.

Of course you'll also get bonus
coverage of other games in the
afternoon.
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Now tonight the A-C-C teams
return to the hardwood as N.C. State
takes on Cal in our opener at 7:20.

The late game has the Murray
State Racers playing North Carolina.
That one will get underway sometime
after 9:30.
SUSAN ON CAMERA SUSAN ON CAMERA

GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR We'll also have many other games


on our digital channel 7-two and in
high def - like Georgetown -Northern
Iowa and Kentucky U-A-B.

TAKE FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

Just check our web site, wdbj 7
dot com, for a complete list of the
expanded coverage on Your Hometown
Station.

Now let's check the scores.





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Duke
70


Southern
54


NCAA First Round in Greensboro
j
George Washington
88


UNC Wilmington
85



NCAA First Round in Greensboro


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Wichita State
86


Seton Hall
66


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j
Tennessee
63


Winthrop
61


NCAA First Round in Greensboro


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Wisconsin-Milwaukee
82


Oklahoma
74


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j
Florida

76


South Alabama
50


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville


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L. S. U.
80


Iona
64


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville
j
Texas A & M
66


Syracuse
58


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville


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Boston College
88


Pacific

76


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j
Gonzaga
79


Xaiver
75


NCAA First Round in Salt Lake City


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Alabama
90


Marquette
85


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j
UCLA
78


Belmont
44


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Montana
87


Nevada
79


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j
Illinois
78


Air Force
69


NCAA First Round in San Diego


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San Diego St.
83
j
Indiana
87


NCAA First Round in Salt Lake City
j
Washington
75



Utah State
61


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GRAPHIC=Layoffs The news has not been good in the


Galax area... and many are wondering
what the future holds.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Galax

Sara Lee is the latest company to
announce cuts.

Its branded-apparel division
slashed 334 positions at the National
Textiles plant in Galax.

Vaughan, Webb and Bassett
Furniture Companies have also recently
cut positions leaving a grand total of

933 jobs lost.

As the unemployment rate
soars...Carroll County Administrator,
Gary Larrowe (La-ROU) says the region
must transition into a new economy.

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*CG 2line Gary Larrowe
Carroll Co. Administrator GARY LARROWE, CARROLL CO. ADMINISTRATOR

00:09:48 THAT MIGHT BE HIGHER TECH.
THAT MIGHT BE A SKILLED BASED,
KNOWLEDGE BASED ECONOMY THAT'S GOING TO
BE DIFFERENT THAN WHAT WE CURRENTLY
HAVE HERE. 00:09:56

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Employment specialists in Galax
are advising people to acquire new
skills and get more education as they
search for new jobs.

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GRAPHIC=Business News A packaging company in Botetourt


County is looking for new workers.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Botetourt Co.

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

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

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

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INQ="People who have quality...




*CG 2line Jane Hazlegrove
Arkay Human Resources Manager 21:28"PEOPLE WHO HAVE QUALITY ASSURANCE
EXPERIENCE. WE DO PRINTING HERE SO
COLOR IS VERY IMPORTANT, BUT WE'RE ALSO
LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT HAVE QUALITY
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The company is also looking for
maintenance workers and people with
printing-press experience.

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

Officials hope to expand its
Botetourt facility in the near future.

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GRAPHIC=Business News In business news, oil prices will


be in the spotlight today.

And late mortgage payments are on
the rise.

Alexis Christoforous reports.

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*CG 2line Alexis Christoforous
Reporting

<
PITS... U.S. AND IRAQI FORCES LAUNCHED
THE BIGGEST AIR ASSAULT IN IRAQ IN
THREE YEARS, SPARKING A JUMP IN
OIL..CRUDE CLIMBED MORE THAN A DOLLAR A
BARREL... THERE IS ALSO CONCERN ABOUT
SUFFICIENT FUEL SUPPLIES AS AMERICANS
GEAR UP FOR THE SUMMER DRIVING SEASON.







ON WALL STREET... A REPORT POINTING TO
TAME INFLATION HELPED THE BLUE CHIPS
NOTCH THEIR FIFTH STRAIGHT DAY.







THE DOW CLIBMED 43 POINTS



BUT THE NASDAQ SLIPPED 12.







A WEEK AFTER HITTING THE HIGHEST LEVEL
IN TWO AND A HALF YEARS, MORTGAGE RATES
HAVE BACKED OFF. THE RATE ON A FIXED
30-YEAR LOAN AVERAGED SIX-POINT-34
PERCENT THIS WEEK -- DOWN FROM
SIX-POINT-37 PERCENT LAST WEEK. WHILE
THE RATE ON A 15 YEAR MORTGAGE FELL

BACK BELOW 6 PERCENT.







MEANTIME, LATE MORTGAGE PAYMENTS
CLIMBED TO A TWO AND A HALF YEAR HIGH
AT THE END OF LAST YEAR. THE MORTGAGE
BANKERS ASSOCIATION SAYS ONE FACTOR IS
THE PROBLEMS PEOPLE FACED IN THE
COMMUNITIES DEVASTATED BY LAST YEAR'S
HURRICANES. THAT PUSHED DELINQUENCY
RATES IN LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI
HIGHER.







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GRAPHIC=Wildfire Winds in the Texas panhandle have


died down a bit giving forestry
officials hope they will have wildfires
there, contained by the weekend.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Borger, TX

In less than a week's time -the
grassfires have killed at least eleven
people and thousands of cattle and
horses and charred almost a million
acres.

Governor Rick Perry flew over the
region Thursday and called the damage
from wildfires is "devastating."

Perry says he's committed to

providing extra resources to fight,
contain and extinguish the wildfires.

He says he'll also seek federal
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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE The Blacksburg doctor who wants


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

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
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, as she calls it, 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 over a

recent five-year period.

She says she even has a
four-month long wait list for patients.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



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
:52

RUNS=:10 (END SOT)



OQ=our community.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Currently, the nearest clinics
are in Galax and Roanoke.

(END VO) (END VO)



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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Campaign 2006 It may be a crowded ballot for


the Lynchburg city council race in May,
but local Democrats are hoping to help
voters cut through the confusion.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Lynchburg

12- candidates are seeking the
three at-large seats up for grabs, and
yesterday, Lynchburg Democrats endorsed
three people for the spots.

They say Bert Dodson, Joan Foster
and Nat Marshall are the ones they
trust to protect public education and
support measured economic development.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL
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INQ=These are the




*CG 2line John Lawrence
Lynchburg Democratic Chairman 18:13:41 JOHN LAWRENCE/LYNCHBURG
DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN: THESE ARE THE
CANDIDATES THAT WE FEEL WILL DO THE
BEST JOB OF MOVING THE CITY FORWARD AND
THEY ALSO SHARE THE SAME VALUES OF THE
LYNCHBURG DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE.

RUNS=09 (END SOT)




OQ=Lynchburg Democratic Committee.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Dodson, Foster and Marshall are
running as Independents.
WIPE TO WDBJ WEB PAGE FS WIPE TO FS GFX

And for more news, sports and
weather head to our website WDBJ 7.com


END GFX PAGE END FS GFX


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OQ=your hometown weather.




Brent IN CHROMAKEY

(WX BUG)



(Weather Pro)




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toss to Susan Brent goes back to desk

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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None It's not often a school field


trip involves hundreds of miles of

travel and a visit to a machine shop.

But as Steve Smallshaw reports,
Lynchburg was the ultimate destination
for a group of college students from
New York.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=He may no longer


*CG locator Lynchburg
:00


*CG 2line Gary DiGiacomo
Broome Community College Teacher
:21
*CG 2line Larry Jarvis
Broome Community College Student
:55
*CG 2line Randy Simpson
Milwaukee Iron Owner
1:14
*CG reporter Steve Smallshaw
ssmallshaw@wdbj7.com
1:28



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OQ=News7, Lynchburg. << He may no longer have his own t-v
(END SOT) show, but Randy Simpson continues to


churn out one-of-a-kind custom
motorcycles from his shop in Lynchburg.


"Milwaukee Iron", was featured on
a 13-episode series called "Southern
Steel" on the Discovery Channel last
year.

That's where Gary DiGiacomo's
class first saw Randy and came up with
an idea for one of his motorcycles.

SOT SOT FULL



IN Q=It really works 7:13:11 GARY DIGIACOMO/TEACHER: IT


REALLY WORKS OUT GOOD. WE USED TO JUST
TO MAKE UP A PROJECT, 'OH, WE'RE GOING
TO BUILD THIS', IT'S NOT THE SAME. ONE
OF THE THINGS THAT'S NEAT ABOUT THIS IS
THERE'S REAL DEADLINES AND WE DON'T
HAVE ANY CONTROL OVER THEM AND THINGS
HAVE TO BE DONE AT A CERTAIN TIME AND
IT'S NOT ALL CONTRIVED, IT'S REAL.

RUN14 (END SOT)



OUT Q=it's real. This class of budding electrical


engineers from Broome Community College
designed and built a custom tail-light
for Milwaukee Iron ... and then
traveled all the way from Binghamton,
New York to present it to him in
person.

NATSOT NATSOT 7:11:02


RUN02 WELL, THEY OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO SEE THAT
I'M COMING TO A STOP ...

It was a satisfying way to see

their class project come to life in a
real-world environment.

SOT SOT FULL



IN Q=It's a lot 7:14:56 LARRY JARVIS/STUDENT: IT'S A


LOT NICER THAN JUST WORKING IN A LAB
WHERE YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN,
YOU KNOW YOU'VE GOT THREE HOURS TO DO
THIS AND THEN AFTER THAT, YOU'RE DONE.
BUT THIS, YOU'RE WORKING ON IT FOR A
COUPLE OF WEEKS, AND LIKE I SAID, IT
MIGHT NOT WORK OUT, YOU MIGHT HAVE TO
START ALL OVER AGAIN.

RUN15 (END SOT)



OUT Q=all over again. Simpson says the t-v show continues


to give his business incredible
exposure.

SOT SOT FULL



IN Q=The people on 7:08:00 RANDY SIMPSON/MILWAUKEE IRON:


THE PEOPLE ON THE SHOW WITH US, I MEAN,
THEY MADE THINGS LOOK SO GOOD AROUND
HERE ... WHERE'S THAT AT? WHERE'S THAT
AT? YOU KNOW ... BUT THEY REALLY DID DO
A GOOD JOB ON THE FILMING AND IT REALLY
HAS BROUGHT PEOPLE TO LYNCHBURG.

RUN13 (END SOT)



OUT Q=to Lynchburg. Putting the Hill City and this


corner of the Lynchpin Industrial Park
on the map.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.

>>


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HEADLINES STRAIGHT OUT OF BREAK

ANCHOR=Kimberly ANCHOR=Kimberly




GRAPHIC=none


*cg 0006



VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#3 Coming up on News 7 Mornin'...



We'll have latest on a brush fire
in Botetourt County.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#4 And, fire damages two businesses


in Campbell County.

(END VO) (END VO)






ROLL OPEN

ENG#=D1




DESK 2-SHOT Kimberly and Leo

ANCHOR=Kimberly Hi/Leo Hi







DESK 2-SHOT=Kimberly and Leo



ANCHOR=Kimberly



Welcome to News 7 Mornin'.......

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*CG date Friday March 17, 2006
St. Patrick's Day



ANCHOR=Kim and Leo Desk 2 SHOT Kim and Leo 2-Shot



GRAPHIC=none




Leo WX Pro
Currents Leo Hello
Area Forecast toss to Leo

WX-Pro

toss back to Kim
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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Brush Fire Officials say a brush fire in


Botetourt County has been contained.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*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.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
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INQ=We're pretty much




*CG 2line Bill Reynolds
Homeowner SORRY NO CLOSED CAPTIONING

RUNS=:09 (END SOT)



OQ=comes this way.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



At last check, the fire has been
contained and Troutville units have
handed the fire over to the Foresty
Department.

They don't yet know how it
started.
SUSAN ON CAM (SUSAN ON CAM)

GRAPHIC=HOLD Meanwhile, another fire has


burned about a hundred acres near
Hiwassee in Pulaski County.

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


They'll try to mop it up in
the morning.

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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Fire There's no word yet on what caused an


early morning fire inside a building
that houses two businesses in Campbell
County.

ENG#=3 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 fire is under investigation.

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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=none Roanoke County's school


superintendent wants everyone to know,
there's no reason to be intimidated by
her.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*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.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 5:53:29



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.

RUNS=12 (END SOT)



OQ=might not complain





VO-NAT VO-NAT



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.

(END VO) (END VO)



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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE A review of Roanoke's magnet

EDUCATION 7 ANIMATION 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.


ENG#=2 VO-NAT
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.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 54:33



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.

RUNS=09 (END SOT)



OQ=dismantling of magnet programs.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Thompson says every school should

know by the end of May if programs will
remain in place, be altered or
eliminated.

(END VO) (END VO)



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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Iraq Operation Swarmer, the largest


air assault in Iraq since the war
began, is underway.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Samarra, Iraq

The pentagon said more than 50
helicopters and 200 vehicles are on the
ground participating.

The mission is for 15-hundred
American and Iraqi soldiers to clear
out a suspected insurgent operating
area.
*CG file U. S. Department of Defense While the Pentagon publicized the
massive show of force with pictures and
video.. the white house insisted
there's no political motive in the

timing.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=DOES THE PRESIDENT...




*CG 2line Scott McClellan
White House Spokesman in roberts pkg-

Q: DOES THE PRESIDENT THINK IT'S
IMPORTANT AS A SHOW OF U.S. AND IRAQI
FORCE TO MOUNT THESE KINDS OF
OPERATIONS, TO TRY TO CHANGE PUBLIC
OPINION IN THIS COUNTRY?

(SCOTT MCCLELLAN, WHITE HOUSE
SPOKESMAN)

MR. MCCLELLAN: I CAN'T ACCEPT THE
PREMISE OF YOUR QUESTION BECAUSE THIS
WAS A DECISION MADE BY OUR COMMANDERS.
AND IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THE COMMANDERS
HAVE THE FLEXIBILITY TO MAKE THESE TYPE
OF TACTICAL DECISIONS IN ORDER TO
PREVAIL.

RUNS=18 (END SOT)



OQ=.. IN ORDER TO PREVAIL.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



In the first day- troops detained
41 people, found stolen Iraqi uniforms
and captured weapons including
explosives used to make roadside bombs.


(END VO) (END VO)



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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=none The Senate has narrowly approved


a two-point-eight *trillion* dollar
spending plan for next year that varies
quite a bit from the budget submitted
by President Bush.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Washington, D.C.

The budget breaks spending caps
the President wanted for programs
including education and health
research.

The House is expected to oppose
that addition spending.. but congress
has agreed to raise the ceiling on the
national debt to nine TRILLION dollars.

It is the fourth increase of the
Bush presidency.

Paying OFF that amount of debt

would take 30-thousand dollars from
every man.. woman.. and child.. in
America.

(END VO) (END VO)


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ANCHOR=SUSAN ANCHOR=SUSAN



GRAPHIC=none In sports, the division three


men's championship tournament gets
underway today in Salem.

Mike Stevens has a preview.





ENG#=3 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=Good morning folks







RUNS=2:49 (END SOT)



OQ=division one March Madness.



(END SOT) weather intro next




weather intro next

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ENG# D1 ANCHOR=Brent



OPEN# E2018 - no fade



SOT FULL Brent in Chromakey



INQ=From the skytracker



RUNS=05



OQ=your hometown weather.




Brent in Chromakey

(WX Bug)

(WX BUG) (WeatherPro)





(WeatherPro)


Brent goes back to desk Brent goes back to desk

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WINNER WINNER
ROLL OUT OF OPEN


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INQ=






*CG wakeup Philip Bishop
Riner



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DESK 2-SHOT DESK 2-SHOT---Brent Hi





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Brent Weather Pro

Brent toss to Susan




Brent toss to Susan
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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Hundreds of people will soon be


out of work in Carroll and Grayson
Counties.

Sara Lee's branded-apparel
division is cutting more than 3-hundred
manufacturing positions from its Galax
plant.

This is the fourth company in
that area to announce job cuts within
the past six months.

New River Valley Bureau Reporter
Holly Pietrzak has the story.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=The employment office


*CG locator Galax
:00


*CG 2line Matthew McKenzie
Laid Off Worker

:16
*CG 2line Dawn Groseclose
Virginia Employment Commission
1:00
*CG 2line Gary Larrowe
Carroll Co. Administrator
1:21
*CG reporter Holly Pietrzak
hollyp@wdbj7.com
1:33

RUNS=1:39 (END SOT)



OQ=Holly Pietrzak, News 7, Galax. << The employment office in Galax is
(END SOT) busier than anyone would like these


days.

More than 150 people come here
each week in search of work.

Matthew McKenzie was laidoff from
Vaughan Furniture on March third.



SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=I'M LOOKING FOR MATTHEW MCKENZIE, GALAX



00:23:04 I'M LOOKING FOR A JOB. I HAVE
TO LOOK FOR TWO JOBS A WEEK TO GET
UNEMPLOYMENT AND THAT'S HARD TO DO
AROUND HERE. 00:23:14

RUN:10 (END SOT)



OQ=TO DO AROUND HERE



Sara Lee is the latest company to
announce cuts at its National Textiles

plant in Galax.



TAKE GFX (LOSS OF JOBS)

In the past six months folks in
Carroll and Grayson Counties have taken
some big employment hits.

The first one came back in
December 2005.

Job cuts at Bassett Furniture in
Mt. Airy, North Carolina affected 90
people in the area.

A month later Webb Furniture
eliminated 309 positions.

Vaughan Furniture cut 200 jobs
March third...and Sara Lee will leave
334 people without jobs for a total of
933 jobs lost.

END GFX (LOSS OF JOBS)



SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=THEY'RE SAYING I WANT DAWN GROSECLOSE, VA EMPLOYMENT


SPECIALIST

00:18:01 THEY'RE SAYING I WANT OUT OF
MANUFACTURING. I WANT OUT OF TEXTILES.
I WANT SOMETHING THAT I KNOW I CAN
WORK FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. WELL OUR
WHOLE ECONOMY HAS CHANGED AND A LOT OF
THEM ARE HAVING TO GO TO THE SERVICE
INDUSTRY OR THE MEDICAL FIELD.

00:18:14

RUN:13 (END SOT)



OQ=THE MEDICAL FIELD



As the unemployment rate
soars...Carroll County Administrator,
Gary Larrowe says the region must
transition into a new economy.



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INQ=THAT MIGHT BE HIGHER GARY LARROWE, CARROLL CO. ADMINISTRATOR



00:09:48 THAT MIGHT BE HIGHER TECH.
THAT MIGHT BE A SKILLED BASED,
KNOWLEDGE BASED ECONOMY THAT'S GOING TO
BE DIFFERENT THAN WHAT WE CURRENTLY
HAVE HERE. 00:09:56

RUN:08 (END SOT)



OQ=HAVE HERE



Employment specialists in Galax
are advising people to acquire new
skills and get more education as they
search for new jobs.

Holly Pietrzak, News 7, Galax.>>
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GRAPHIC=NONE New jobs are coming to Montgomery


County.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT




*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.
SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

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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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD A packaging company in Botetourt


County is looking for new employees.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*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.

(END VO) (END VO)




SUSAN tosses to stocks SUSAN ON CAM
STOCKS Now here's a look at your local stocks.
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NO, NO , NO MINI-OPEN (Susan and Brent Hello)

ENG#=D1



Brent WEATHER PRO

DESK 2-SHOT---Susan and Brent





Brent---Weather Pro




DESK 2-SHOT
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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Wildfire The winds in Texas have eased up


enough that forestry officials hope
they'll have wildfires there contained
by the weekend.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Borger, TX

In less than a week's time the
grassfires have killed at least eleven
people and thousands of cattle and
horses and charred almost a million
acres.

Governor Rick Perry flew over the
region Thursday and called the damage
from wildfires is "devastating."

Perry says he's committed to
providing extra resources to fight,
contain and extinguish the wildfires.

He says he'll also seek federal
help.

(END VO) (END VO)



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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM


GRAPHIC=NONE A pedestrian was hit by a car in


Blacksburg.
TAKE MAP FULL TAKE MAP

It happened on the 100 block of
Draper road around 2:00 yesterday
afternoon.

Police say the driver of a 1998
Honda veered off the roadway for no
apparent reason, struck a pedestrian
and then hit a sign.

The driver fled the scene, but
the Honda was later found on Hampton
Court.
SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Police seized the car and say


charges are pending driver
identification.

A 23 year old Tech student was
treated and released at the scene.
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GRAPHIC=Brian McCloskey Blacksburg Police have asked the


FBI for help with a death
investigation.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT 19 year old Brian Joseph


McCloskey was found in November lying,

unconscious on this town 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.
SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM
GRAPHIC-HOLD No arrests have been made in the
case.
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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None There is an apparent "urge to


serve" in our region.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Roanoke

The Army's Beckley Recruiting
Battalion has been named the east
coast's top recruiting battalion.

The battalion's coverage area
includes Roanoke, Lynchburg, and the
New River Valley.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=It's a documented




*CG 2line Lt. Col. John Horn
Beckley Battalion Commander @00:03:55

JOHN HORN:IT'S A DOCUMENTED FACT THAT
THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA ALONG WITH THE
FOLKS OF TENNESSEE, WEST VIRGINIA, AND
KENTUCKY ARE VERY PATRIOTIC FOLKS.
WE'RE TOP BATTALION AND IT IS DIRECTLY
RELATED TO TIES WITH THE COMMUNITY AND
THE SUPPORT THAT WE RECEIVE FROM THE
FINE FOLKS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA.

RUNS=:17 (END SOT)



OQ=of Virginia.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The Beckley Battalion competes
against recruitment battalions from
Maine to North Carolina.


In all, the Beckley Battalion
recruited 1-thousand 741 men and women
last year.

(END VO) (END VO)


Susan tosses to bump SUSAN ON CAM
BUMP News 7 Mornin' wil be right back.
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ANCHOR=Brent ANCHOR=BWA

Brent in Weather Center
WX-PRO
WEATHER SCHOOL Brent asks Susan weather school
question




Brent toss to Susan

Brent toss to Susan

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ANCHOR=Kim ANCHOR=Kim
SS=None




*cg 0007



Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview
of News 7 at 6.



ENG#=1 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=It was three years



RUNS=28



OQ=on News 7 at 6.





(END SOT) (END SOT)


Tape tosses to break
COMM

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HEADLINES STRAIGHT OUT OF BREAK



ANCHOR=Kimberly ANCHOR=Kimberly



GRAPHIC=none



*cg 0006



VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#3 Coming up on News 7 Mornin'...



Firefighters in Campbell County
battle an early morning fire.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#4 And, Roanoke County's School


Superintendent comments on the firing
of Cave Spring High School's athletic
director.

(END VO) (END VO)




DESK 2-SHOT Kimberly and Leo

ANCHOR=Kimberly Hi/Leo Hi







DESK 2-SHOT=Kimberly and Leo



ANCHOR=Kimberly



Welcome to News 7 Mornin'.......

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*CG date Friday March 17, 2006
St. Patrick's Day



ANCHOR=Kim and Leo Desk 2 SHOT Kim and Leo 2-Shot



GRAPHIC=none




OPEN

ENG#=D1




Kim and Leo 2-SHOT


Leo WX Pro
Currents Kim and Leo Hello
Area Forecast toss to Leo

WX-Pro

toss back to Kim
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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

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.

(END VO) (END VO)


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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Brush Fire A smoky, highly visible brush


fire caught the attention of many
Botetourt County residents last night.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*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.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=We're pretty much


*CG 2line Bill Reynolds
Homeowner





RUNS=:09 (END SOT)



OQ=comes this way.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



At last check, the fire has been
contained and Troutville units have
handed the fire over to the Foresty
Department.

They don't yet know how it
started.
SUSAN ON CAM (SUSAN ON CAM)

GRAPHIC=HOLD Meanwhile, another fire has


burned about a hundred acres near
Hiwassee in Pulaski County.

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


They'll try to mop it up in
the morning.

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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=none Roanoke County's School


Superintendent wants to clear the air.

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

News 7's Justin McLeod sat down with
Dr. Weber and asked her whether the
criticism is warranted.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=Nat sound


*CG locator Roanoke Co.
:00




*CG 2line Chelsea Custer
Cave Spring High School Sophomore
:09



*CG standup Justin McLeod
jmcleod@wdbj7.com
:23


*CG 2line Linda Weber
Roanoke Co. School Superintendent
1:05



RUNS=1:44 (END SOT)



OQ=jm, news 7, roanoke co. <<((NAT SOUND OF SOCCER AT AROUND
(END SOT) 7:43))



The soccer season is underway here at
Cave Spring High School.

There's just one problem, the soccer
field is still not ready.

SOT FULL 11:57 SOT FULL



INQ=I don't think CHELSEA CUSTER/CAVE SPRING H.S.


SOPHOMORE: I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR
BECAUSE WE'VE BEEN PRACTICING ON THIS
PIECE OF DIRT.

RUNS05 (END SOT)



OQ=piece of dirt The new softball field is also far


from being finished.

It's pretty frustrating when you
consider the project was supposed to be
completed last summer.

SOT FULL 5:55 SOT FULL



IN Q=Not only are JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: NOT ONLY ARE


THE FIELDS NOT READY BUT IT ISN'T EASY

GETTING TO THE NEW SOCCER FIELD ISN'T
EASY. AS YOU CAN SEE I HAVE TO WALK UP
THIS STEEP HILL AND MANY PARENTS SAY
THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE.

RUNS09 (END SOT)



OQ=unacceptable





SOT FULL 10:47 SOT FULL



INQ=Yeah, that's going MEREDITH WALKER/CAVE SPRING H.S.


FRESHMEN: YEAH, THAT'S GOING TO BE
TOUGH, REALLY TOUGH EVERYDAY.

RUNS04 (END SOT)



OQ=REALLY TOUGH EVERYDAY Cave Spring's athletic director


recently complained about the delays.

Randy Meck says he lost his job
because of it.

Was that the case? We asked the
school superintendent.

SOT FULL 5:51:22 SOT FULL



INQ=He resigned that's LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SUPERINTENDENT:


HE RESIGNED, THAT'S WHAT I CAN TELL
YOU.

RUNS04 (END SOT)



OQ=tell you Randy Meck has plenty of supporters,


judging by the turnout at this forum at
Cave Spring Wednesday night.

Much of the anger was directed at
Linda Weber.

SOT FULL 5:52:20 SOT FULL




INQ=There is a feeling JUSTIN McLEOD: THERE IS A FEELING THAT


YOU PERSONALLY HAVE A NEGATIVE BIAS
TOWARD CAVE SPRING. IS THAT TRUE?

LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOL
SUPERINTENDENT: OH, ABSOLUTELY NOT. I
AM REALLY UPSET TO HEAR THAT.

RUNS10 (END SOT)



OQ=TO HEAR THAT Dr. Weber is also upset to hear many


feel she rules by intimidation.

SOT FULL 5:53:29 SOT FULL



INQ=I would never LINDA WEBER: I WOULD NEVER FIRE ANYONE


FOR COMPLAINING. WHY WOULD I DO THAT?

RUNS04 (END SOT)



OQ=would i do that The superintedent does agree with


parents on one point, the athletic
fields should be finished by now.

The hope is they will in the coming
weeks.

In the meantime, Dr. Weber would like
to make peace.

SOT FULL 5:57:21 SOT FULL



INQ=Some place LINDA WEBER: SOME PLACE OR ANOTHER


WHETHER IT'S MY FAULT OR SOMEBODY ELSES
I DON'T CARE THE COMMUNICATION HAS
BROKEN DOWN. WE NEED TO RESTABLISH
THAT SO WE CAN WORK FOR THE GOOD OF
CAVE SPRING.

RUNS09 (END SOT)



OQ=good of cave spring. For the good of Cave Spring, it's



something everyone can agree on.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke County.

>>
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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium Roanoke City Council may *not*


decide the fate of Victory Stadium
before the Spring election, but council
members apparently have other plans for
some of the stadium funding.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

With the decision to build
separate facilities at the high
schools, city officials say they have
set aside more money than they need for
that project.

Mayor Nelson Harris is asking
council to consider reallocating
five-and-a half million dollars for
renovation or construction of new
library facilities.
SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD Council member and Victory


Stadium advocate Brian Wishneff will

oppose that motion.

While he supports library
improvements, he says the mayor is
trying to pit groups against each other
before the May election.
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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Iraq The military is calling it the


largest air assault since the Iraq
invasion.

650-troops from the 101st
Airborne Division have joined forces
with 800-Iraqi soldier in Operation
Swarmer.

Susan Roberts has the latest.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=Explosions shook the city...




*CG locator Samarra, Iraq
:01


*CG file U. S. Department of Defense
:30


*CG 2line Scott McClellan
White House Spokesman

:56


*CG 2line Susan Roberts
CBS News
1:21



RUNS=1:31 (END SOT)



OQ=SR, News7. < (END SOT) THROUGH THE NIGHT.. AS US AND IRAQI


TROOPS KEPT UP AN OFFENSIVE AGAINST
INSURGENTS NEAR THE SUNNI TRIANGLE
TOWN.

(NAT)

(SUPER: Department of Defense Video)

DUBBED OPERATION SWARMER THE MISSION
BEGAN THURSDAY AS THE LARGEST AIR
ASSAULT SINCE THE IRAQ INVASION THREE
YEARS AGO.

FIFTY HELICOPTERS HELPED PUT 650
AMERICANS FROM THE 101ST AIRBORNE
DIVISION AND 800 IRAQI SOLDIERS ON THE
GROUND.

IN THE FIRST DAY THEY DETAINED 41
PEOPLE.. FOUND STOLEN IRAQI UNIFORMS..
AND CAPTURED WEAPONS INCLUDING
EXPLOSIVES USED TO MAKE ROADSIDE BOMBS.

WHILE THE PENTAGON PUBLICIZED THE
MASSIVE SHOW OF FORCE WITH PICTURES AND
VIDEO.. THE WHITE HOUSE INSISTED THERE

WAS NO POLITICAL MOTIVE IN THE TIMING.

Q: 12:30:29 Does the President think
it's important as a show of U.S. and
Iraqi force to mount these kinds of
operations, to try to change public
opinion in this country?

(Scott McClellan, White House
Spokesman)

MR. McCLELLAN: I can't accept the
premise of your question because this
was a decision made by our commanders.
And it's important that the commanders
have the flexibility to make these type
of tactical decisions in order to
prevail --

SAMARRA.. 60 MILES NORTH OF BAGHDAD..
WAS THE SITE OF THE SHIITE MOSQUE
BOMBING LAST MONTH THAT TOUCHED OFF A
WAVE OF SECTARIAN VIOLENCE AND SPARKED
FEARS OF CIVIL WAR. IRAQ S INTERIM
FOREIGN MINISTER CALLED THE OPERATION
NECESSARY TO PREVENT INSURGENTS FROM
SETTING UP A NEW STRONGHOLD.

CLOSE: AN IRAQI SUNNI POLITICIAN HAS
CRITICIZED THE OFFENSIVE.. ARGUING A
BIG MILITARY OPERATION LOOKS
DISCOURAGING FOR LEADERS TRYING TO FORM
A GOVERNMENT AND FIND A POLITICAL
SOLUTION. SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS,

WASHINGTON.>>

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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR In sports, March Madness


continues today on Your Hometown
Station.
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Our coverage begins this
afternoon with Ohio State and Davidson
at 12:15.

The second game has the West
Virginia Mountaineers taking on
Southern Illinois at 2:45.

Of course you'll also get bonus
coverage of other games in the
afternoon.
GO TO APRISA 159 GO TO APRISA

Now tonight the A-C-C teams
return to the hardwood as N.C. State
takes on Cal in our opener at 7:20.

The late game has the Murray
State Racers playing North Carolina.
That one will get underway sometime
after 9:30.
SUSAN ON CAMERA SUSAN ON CAMERA

GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR We'll also have many other games


on our digital channel 7 two and in

high def - like Georgetown - Northern
Iowa and Kentucky U-A-B.
TAKE FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

Just check our web site, wdbj 7
dot com, for a complete list of the
expanded coverage on Your Hometown
Station.

Now let's check the scoreboards.





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OC=...LAST SCORE




*CG colbball j
Duke
70


Southern
54


NCAA First Round in Greensboro
j
George Washington
88


UNC Wilmington

85


NCAA First Round in Greensboro


*CG colbball j
Wichita State
86


Seton Hall
66


NCAA First Round in Greensboro
j
Tennessee
63


Winthrop
61


NCAA First Round in Greensboro


*CG colbball j
Wisconsin-Milwaukee
82


Oklahoma
74


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville

j
Florida
76


South Alabama
50


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville


*CG colbball j
L. S. U.
80


Iona
64


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville
j
Texas A&M
66


Syracuse
58


NCAA First Round in Jacksonville


*CG colbball j
Boston College
88



Pacific
76


NCAA First Round in Salt Lake City
j
Gonzaga
79


Xaiver
75


NCAA First Round in Salt Lake City


*CG colbball j
Alabama
90


Marquette
85


NCAA First Round in San Diego
j
UCLA
78


Belmont
44



NCAA First Round in San Diego


*CG colbball j
Montana
87


Nevada
79


NCAA First Round in Salt Lake City
j
Illinois
78


Air Force
69


NCAA First Round in San Diego


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San Diego St.
83
j
Indiana
87


NCAA First Round in Salt Lake City
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Washington
75


Utah State
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NCAA First Round in San Diego


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OPEN# E2018 - no fade



SOT FULL Brent in Chromakey



INQ=From the skytracker



RUNS=05




OQ=your hometown weather.




Brent in Chromakey

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(WeatherPro)
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DESK 2-SHOT--Brent and Susan



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(Brent---weather pro---day planner)





Brent Weather Pro DESK 2-SHOT---Brent and Susan




Day Planner


Desk 2-SHOT
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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE The doctor who's trying for a


second time to bring a methadone clinic
to Blacksburg says there's a serious
need for the facility.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
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.

She tried to bring an opiate
treatment center to the Colony Park

office complex last year.

That plan was derailed by a state
law that bans such facilities within a
half mile of a school.

Wunsch's new location on Davis
Street in Blacksburg does not conflict
with the law.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=We have




*CG 2line Dr. Martha Wunsch
Addiction Medicine MARTHA WUNSCH: 4:50:00 WE HAVE A PUBLIC
HEALTH EMERGECNY GOING ON. WE HAVE AN
EPIDEMIC OF PRESCRIPTION OPIATE ABUSE.
AND I WOULD LIKE TO BRING A CLINIC IN
THAT WOULD TREAT THOSE PEOPLE. :00

RUNS=:10 (END SOT)



OQ=those people.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



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

Wunsch says she even has a four
month wait list for patients.

(END VO) (END VO)



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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=BUsiness News A packaging company is growing in


Botetourt County, and looking for new
employees.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*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.


ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ="The beauty...




*CG 2line Jane Hazlegrove
Arkay Human Resources Manager 23:31"THE BEAUTY OF THIS AREA WAS VERY
ATTRACTIVE. WE ARE A FAMILY RUN
BUSINESS. THEY WANTED TO BE IN A AREA
WHERE THEY CAN BRING PEOPLE WHO LOVE

WORKING IN THIS VALLEY, AND CLOSENESS
TO THE INTERSTATE."23:46

RUNS=15 (END SOT)



OQ=...to the Interstate."





VO-NAT VO-NAT



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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SUSAN ON CAM SUSAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Business News A Lynchburg auto dealer may get a


new owner.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Lynchburg

Oak Ridge Toyota may soon belong

to the Berglund Automotive Group.

The Roanoke company is looking at
buying the Lynchburg dealership and
hopes to complete the sale soon.

It would be re-named Berglund Oak
Ridge Toyota, and also sell Kias and
Suzukis.
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Now here's a look at your birthdays..



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SOT FULL



INQ=Happy 8th birthday



RUNS=1:32



OQ=wdbj 7 dot com.





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NO, NO, NO MINI-OPEN NO MINI-OPEN

ENG#=D1



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Susan and Steve Hello

Steve WX Pro
Steve weather pro

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ANCHOR=Kim ANCHOR ON CAM





Here's a look at today's top stories.



VO-NAT VO-NAT
ENG#1




*CG locator Samarra, Iraq

Operation Swarmer is underway in
Iraq.

Yesterday the U.S. military
undertook the largest air assault since

the initial invasion nearly three-years
ago.

The attack is expected to last a
number of days.

VO-NAT VO-NAT
ENG#2




*CG locator Lynchburg

12- candidates are seeking the
three at-large seats up for grabs in
Lynchburg.

Yesterday, Lynchburg Democrats
endorsed three people for the spots.

They say Bert Dodson, Joan Foster
and Nat Marshall are the ones they
trust to get the job done.

VO-NAT VO-NAT
ENG#3




*CG locator Blacksburg

And, new jobs are coming to
Montgomery County.

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

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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM


GRAPHIC=Fire Winds in the Texas panhandle have


died down a bit giving forestry
officials hope they will have wildfires
contained by the weekend.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Borger, TX

In less than a week's time the
grassfires have killed at least eleven
people and thousands of cattle and
horses and charred almost a million
acres.

Governor Rick Perry flew over the
region Thursday and called the damage
from wildfires is "devastating."

Perry says he's committed to
providing extra resources to fight,
contain and extinguish the wildfires.

He says he'll also seek federal
help.

(END VO) (END VO)


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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=none The Senate has green-lighted a


two-point-eight *trillion* dollar
budget..


ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Washington, D.C.

The budget breaks spending caps
the President wanted for programs
including education and health
research.

The House is expected to oppose
that addition spending.. but congress
has agreed to raise the ceiling on the
national debt to nine TRILLION dollars.

It is the fourth increase of the
Bush presidency.

Paying OFF that amount of debt
would take 30-thousand dollars from
every man.. woman.. and child.. in
America.

(END VO) (END VO)




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ANCHOR=Kim ANCHOR=Kim



GRAPHIC=none



In sports, the N-C-A-A men's basketball
tournament is underway.

Mike Stevens has a recap of yesterday's
action.






ENG#=2 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=Welcome one and all







RUNS=2:32 (END SOT)



OQ=a great weekend.



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OPEN# E2018 - no fade



SOT FULL



INQ=From the skytracker



RUNS=05



OQ=your hometown weather.




Leo in Chromakey Leo in Chromakey


WX BUG (WX BUG)
WX PRO


(WEATHER PRO)
LEO TOSS STRAIGHT TO COMMERCIAL

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GRAPHIC=none

*cg 0011

Now here's a look at today's top local
stories.



VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#1





Fire broke out this morning
at a building that houses two
businesses in Campbell County.
Authorities responded to Bill Dye Auto
Sales and Blue Ridge Home Repair and
Contstruction Company on Timberlake
Road around 2:40. The cause of the fire
is unknown at this time.






VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#2



Officials say a brush fire in
Botetourt County has been contained.
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.









VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#3



The Army's Beckley Recruiting
Battalion has been named the East
Coast's top recruiting battalion.

The battalion's coverage area
includes Roanoke, Lynchburg, and the
New River Valley.







(END VO) (END VO)



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