04/03/06

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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Take along the umbrella
today, with showers and storms likely.

And cooler weather arrives
later on.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has details in the Skytracker 7
forecast, after the news.







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GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident A man is dead and two children


are hurt after an accident in Floyd
County.

It happened around 3:30 yesterday
afternoon on Route 58 near the Patrick
County line.

Authorities say 62-year-old
Charles Higgins' vehicle ran off the
side of the road.

Higgins died at the scene.

Two six-year-old twin boys inside
the vehicle were hurt, one of them
seriously.


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GRAPHIC=None Officials say a Roanoke County


man died after he crashed his A-T-V.
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County Police and fire crews

searched for 58-year-old Robert
Manspile Senior near his home on Bohon
Hollow Road around noon Saturday.

They later found his body over an
embankment nearby.
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GRAPHIC=None Officials say it appears Manspile


died after the ATV he was riding on ran
off the road and pinned him against a
tree.
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GRAPHIC=Fire, house A Bedford County home was heavily


damaged after a fire broke out.

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*CG locator Bedford Co.

It happened yesterday afternoon
at this home on Irene Drive -- in
between Vinton and Stewartsville.

No one was home at the time --
and no one was hurt.


One end of the house was
destroyed.

The fire was so intense, it
melted the siding of the house next
door.

The cause is under investigation.

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GRAPHIC=None Potential presidential candidate


John McCain once called him an agent of
intolerance.

Now, McCain says he's mending
fences with the Reverend Jerry Falwell.


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The Arizona Republican told NBC, Meet The Press N-B-C's "Meet the Press" that he's
"agreed to disagree" with Falwell.

McCain has also agreed to be the
*commencement* speaker next month at
Liberty University.

Yesterday, McCain said Christian
conservatives have a major role to play

in the Republican Party.

He added, however, that he
doesn't have to agree with them on
"everything."

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GRAPHIC=Explore Park Explore Park is open for


business.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

And administrators say they're
looking for community support as the
park moves into the future.

With feasibility studies
currently being done on the park --
officials say the community plays an
essential role in deciding the future
of the museum.

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*CG 2line Anna Wills
Explore Park @08:40:28


ANNA:I THINK THROUGHOUT THIS WHOLE
PROCESS THE PEOPLE THAT ARE INTERESTED
IN EXPLORE PARK NEED TO KNOW WHAT THE
COMMUNITY WANTS TO SEE HERE AT THE
PARK. AND IF THE COMMUNITY IS
INTERESTED IN SEEING US CONTINUE AS A
LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM, THAN THEY NEED
TO COME OUT AND SUPPORT US AND LET
VIRGINIA LIVING HISTORIES KNOW THAT
THAT IS SOMETHING THAT IS IMPORTANT TO
THEM.

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Explore Park's first major event
will take place later this month.

The Appalachian Folk Festival
invades the park on April 29th.

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*CG standup Kimberly McBroom
kmcbroom@wdbj7.com



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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

We could hear more rumbles of
thunder today, with highs warming into
the low to mid 70s.

But cooler temperatures are on
the horizon for tomorrow.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the work week outlook, in just a
few minutes.


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GRAPHIC=MVille Speedway The NASCAR Nextel Cup series


returned to Martinsville this weekend.

And that had many locals cashing
in.

Jeremy Butterfield explains.

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*CG locator Henry Co.
:00





*CG 2line Melissa Dunford
Dodge's Store Sales Representative
:24


*CG standup Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com
:30


*CG 2line Brandon Dartt
Race Fan
:39


*CG 2line Virginia Blankenship
Martinsville Resident
1:06


*CG 2line Brian Draper
Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Chief
1:39



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OQ=News7, Henry County. <<



As thousands of fans pour into
Southwestern Virginia for the Nextel
Cup race, there are some necessary
stops along the way.

The first is for the chicken.

For many fans that means a stop

at Dodges Store off Route 220.

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TIM CARPENTER:HOME COOKING, FRIED
CHICKEN ON SUNDAY'S THAT'S A TRADITION.

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OQ= On a normal day the store might


sell about three-hundred dollars worth
of fried chicken.

But with a race in town....

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MELISSA DUNFORD:YESTERDAY WE SOLD
25-HUNDRED, FRIDAY WE SOLD
TWO-THOUSAND, TODAY HOPEFULLY BE CLOSE
TO FOUR OR FIVE THOUSAND.

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JEREMY:JEREMY:AFTER THE FOOD THE NEXT
STOP IS OF COURSE, GETTING THE RIGHT
ATTIRE. BECAUSE THERE IS NOTHING MORE
IMPORTANT THAT SUPPORTING YOUR FAVORITE
DRIVER BY WEARING HIS NUMBER IN THE
STANDS.

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BRANDON DARTT:MOST IMPORTANT THING, YOU
GOT TO BACK UP YOUR
DRIVER////REPORTER:IS THAT WHAT IT IS
ALL ABOUT?....OH YEAH, JUST BEING OUT
THERE FOR YOUR GUY, ROOTING HIM ON.
BEING WITH THE FANS, IT'S AWESOME.

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OQ= Many vendors go where the race


is.

This tent originated out of New
York, and follows race fans around the
country.

But there are some local
entrepreneurs.

Take 76-year-old Martinsville
resident Virginia Blankenship.

She sews and sells her OWN
ORIGINAL race paraphernalia.

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VIRGINIA BLANKENSHIP:ALL THE PILLOWS
ARE HOMEMADE, AND THE POCKET BOOKS ARE
HOMEADE. MY DAUGHTER FIXED ONE WITH
DALE JR. ON IT, AND PUT A BIB DOWN IN
IT AND THEY WENT LIKE HOT CAKES.

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OQ= After the gear, it's on to the


race.


As fans near the speedway, they
run into the next race day
entrepreneur.

Parking quickly becomes a
commodity the closer you are to the
speedway, but not everyone is in it to
fill their own pockets.

The Ridgeway Volunteer Fire
Department has used this make shift
parking lot for the last nine years to
raise money, and the volunteers bring
in a couple of thousand dollars every
time NASCAR is in town.

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INQ= @23:31:36



BRIAN:WHEN YOUR A VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT YOU GOTTA DO EVERYTHING YOU
CAN TO RAISE MONEY./////REPORTER:ONE OF
YOUR BIGGER EVENTS?////YEAH THIS IS
PROBABLY OUR BIGGEST FUNDRAISER WE DO.

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OQ= When all is said and done it's


estimated that race necessities bring
in about 30-million much needed dollars
into Martinsville. Leaving
entrepernuers and business owners in
the area, always looking forward to the
next race. Jeremy BUtterfield, News7,
Henry County.


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*CG standup Kimberly McBroom
kmcbroom@wdbj7.com


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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Scattered showers and storms
are a good bet today, as highs climb
into the mid 70s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has your detailed, Skytracker 7
forecast, after the news.

But first...we have a News 7
Traffic Alert.
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Motorist traveling Northbound on
Route 220 in Roanoke County should
expect delays.

Crews are on the scene of a one-
vehicle accident near Starlight Lane.
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GRAPHIC=Fire, house A weekend fire heavily damaged a


Bedford County home.

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*CG locator Bedford Co.

It happened yesterday afternoon
at this home on Irene Drive -- in
between Vinton and Stewartsville.

No one was home at the time --
and no one was hurt.

One end of the house was
destroyed.

The fire was so intense, it
melted the siding of the house next
door.

The cause is under investigation.

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GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation Crews returned to the scene of a


weekend house fire in Roanoke County.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

A Haz-mat response truck was
parked near the home yesterday morning
on Starmount Avenue.

Officials say it's protocol for
haz-mat teams to respond to a house
fire this close to a creek.

Investigators have not determined
the cause of Saturday's blaze --
because the home is too unstable to
enter at this point.

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GRAPHIC=None April is National Donate Life


Month, and one agency hopes to make it
more than just a designation.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Officials from LifeNet teamed up
with the Roanoke Dazzle over the
weekend to help promote organ donation
and get people to sign up to become
donors.


LifeNet is the largest
non-profit, full-service organ donation
agency and tissue banking system in the
U-S.

But, the agency says it willing
to work with any organization -- big or
small -- to help spread the word.
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For more information on how to
get LifeNet involved with YOUR group,
you can log on to our web page -- at
WDBJ-7.com and click on web sites in
the news.
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GRAPHIC=None Some folks in Roanoke took a trip


down memory road.

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*CG locator Roanoke

About 70 members of the *Friends
of the Virginian Railway* spent the

weekend touring the city's railroad hot
spots.
*CG locator WDBJ7 Archive Film The Virginian Railway used to
pass through Roanoke nearly a hundred
years ago.

It brought names like Buffalo
Bill Cody and his Wild West Show to the
city in the early 20th century.

In 1959, the railway merged with
Norfolk and Western -- which later
became Norfolk Southern.

Stops on this weekend's tour
included Shaffers crossing, and the
Norfolk Southern Historical building.

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