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03/24/06

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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

We'll see lots of clouds, and
some mixed precipitation today.

Brent Watts has the Skytracker
7 forecast, coming up.




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GRAPHIC=Hold Many parents from Cave Spring


High School had their questions
answered last night.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Hundreds turned out for the
school board meeting at Northside
Middle School.

During the meeting, the school
system explained in detail why it's
taking so long to finish the new
athletic fields at Cave Spring High
School.

The school board announced that
the softball and soccer fields should
be completed in the next few weeks.

The board members also appointed
an independent party to look into
allegations that Superintendent Linda
Webber rules by intimidation.

He's scheduled to wrap up his
investigation within the next 60 days.

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GRAPHIC=none We've heard plenty of criticism


towards Roanoke County's school
superintendent over the past week.

Now, we're hearing from her
supporters.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Several spoke up at last night's
school board meeting.

They included principals,
teachers, and parents who all said
Linda Weber has done great things for
the school system.

They're also surprised to hear
some feel Weber rules by intimidation.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 8:05:15



INQ=If i pass her




*CG 2line Betty Williams
Roanoke Co. Teacher BETTY WILLIAMS/ROANOKE COUNTY TEACHER:
IF I PASS HER IN THE HALL AND I HAVE A
CONCERN I CAN STOP AND TALK TO HER. IF
I SEND HER AN E-MAIL SHE WILL ANSWER

ME. WE DON'T ALWAYS AGREE BUT I
UNDERSTAND WHERE SHE IS COMING FROM.
SHE ALSO UNDERSTANDS MY CONCERNS.

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OQ=understands my concerns





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On Monday, Weber decided to take
a sixty day leave of absence.

Some are angry she's being paid
during that time, but the school board
chairman says Weber's contract requires
it.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Parents of Dudley Elementary


students should get a letter in the
mail today with the results of
enviromental testing at a Franklin
County school.

School officials say the results
will reveal whether students may have
been exposed to a chemical

exterminators used in the building.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Martinsville

Meanwhile, the owner of the
exterminating company is speaking out
for the first time.

He told News 7 that his company
did not spray any insecticide inside
the school.

He says his employee put the
insecticide inside cinder blocks and
they were immediately sealed with
concrete.

He also points out there were no
children in the classroom during this
process.

He points out that National
Exterminators has been servicing
Franklin County schools for about 18
years --and there have never been any
reports of problems.

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com
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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.

Mostly cloudy today, with
some scattered snow showers possible.

Brent Watts will let us know
when it'll finally warm up, after the
news.





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GRAPHIC=Dan River Layoffs More Dan River workers will be


out of a job.

The company plans to lay off
110 workers at the Brookneal plant
today.

In January, Dan River
officials announced plans to cut about
500 jobs this month as it closes a
plant in its headquarters in the city
of Danville.
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GRAPHIC=NONE Some Amherst residents hope to


get the Confederate battle flag put
back on the county seal.

But county supervisors say it's a
done deal.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT The board voted in 2004 to remove


the "Stars and Bars" portion of the
seal after some constituents voiced
concern about the symbol.
*CG locator Amherst Co. Few people noticed the change
until just recently, but now one man
has collected about 11-hundred
signatures of county residents who want
the flag put back.

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INQ=I think what's




*CG 2line Dennis Beeton
Dixie Outfitters 1:14:00 DENNIS BEETON/DIXIE OUTFITTERS:
I THINK WHAT'S HAPPENED IS THAT THE
MAJORITY OF RESIDENTS WEREN'T AWARE
THAT THIS HAPPENED. AND THE FACT THAT
THIS WAS DONE AS A RESOLUTION WITHOUT
ANY PUBLIC INPUT HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE
UPSET.

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OQ=a lot of people upset.





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Supervisors say they made the
change without a public hearing so as
not to create any racial divide within
the county.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Andrew Young was honored at the


Virginia Military Institute yesterday.


ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Lexington

The former U-N Ambassador became
only the second person to be given the
Jonathan Daniels Humanitarian award.

Jimmy Carter was the first.

Beyond Young's work in the Civil
Rights movement of the 1960's, he
served three terms in Congress and was

twice elected Mayor of Atlanta.

The 74-year old diplomat accepted
the award before the corps of cadets
yesterday afternoon.

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INQ=It moves me




*CG 2line Andrew Young
Former U. N. Ambassador IT MOVES ME TO KNOW THAT ABOUT HALF OF
THESE KIDS NEXT YEAR ARE GOING TO BE
SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD RISKING THEIR
LIVES. POLITICIANS AND DIPLOMATS HAVE
TO DO A MUCH BETTER JOB, SO THAT THEY
DON'T HAVE TO RISK THEIR LIVES.

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OUTQ=risk their lives




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GRAPHIC=NONE "Politicians and diplomats,"


Ambassador Young said, "must be as
courageous as our soldiers are."

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com


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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.

Keep the jacket and the
umbrella handy today, with mixed rain
and snow showers possible.

Brent Watts has the
Skytracker 7 forecast, coming up after
the news.


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GRAPHIC=Ben Fawley He's already charged in the death of


a college student, but today Ben Fawley
will be in court for a different crime.

ENG#=1 (VO-NAT)
VO-NAT




*CG file File Tape

The amateur photographer is charged
with killing 17- year- old V-C-U

freshmanTaylor Behl.

Today Fawley will face unrelated
child pornograhy charges in a Richmond
courtroom.

Authorities say they found at least
30 videos on Fawley's computers
depicting children as young as a year
old in

sexual acts.

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GRAPHIC=none After the body of fellow


activist, Tom Fox, of Virginia was
found in Baghdad, many were fearful the
other three hostages wouldn't be found
alive.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Yesterday, as many celebrated


the joy that the three men are alive,
some are remembering the man who didn't
come home.
*CG locator Roanoke Co. A special service was held last
night at the Oak Grove Church of the
Brethren to reflect the work of Fox.

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GRAPHIC=Hutcherson A federal judge says Lynchburg's


Mayor can't get a fair trial in
Lynchburg.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG file File Tape

Carl Hutcherson's fraud trial was
set to start in Lynchburg next month,
but his lawyers said it would be too
hard to find an impartial jury in his
hometown and asked for a change of
venue.

The U-S District Judge agreed and
ordered the trial to begin April 24th
in Roanoke.

Hutcherson's charged with Social
Security fraud, bank and mail fraud,
lying to a federal grand jury, and
making false statements to an
investigator.

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GRAPHIC=Shooting Authorities are investigating an


accidental shooting in Roanoke County.

48-year-old Alan Rawlins was shot
in the back at around 2:30 yesterday
afternoon.

Police say the pistol discharged
while a family member was checking to
see if the weapon was clear.

Rawlins was transported to
Roanoke Memorial Hospital, he didn't
have any life threatening injuries.
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GRAPHIC=NONE The city has undertaken an


unscheduled audit of the Roanoke Public
Library.

ENG#=4 VO NAT

VO NAT


*CG locator Roanoke
File Tape A city team is at the library
looking into what auditor Drew Harmon
called disorganized and mismanaged
office administration.

Auditors are looking into
allegations that payments weren't made
in a timely manner.


They're also trying to match
payments with invoices and in some
cases, find the invoices themselves.

Harmon says they should finish
the investigation within the next
two-weeks.

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*CG standup Brent Watts
bwatts@wdbj7.com


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