04/14/06

News-7 at 6


JEAN- 2SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

A woman is dead after being
shot in the head inside a convenience
store in Pittsylvania County.

KEITH ON APRISA
TAKE MARTIN APRISA FS APRISA
KEITH'S MIC HOT Authorities already have a
suspect in custody and they say Leon
Clilfford Martin confessed to the
crime.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Justin/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



Justin McLeod is live at the
scene tonight. Justin do we know what
the motive was?

LIVE=Justin Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG live Justin McLeod
jmcleod@wdbj7.com
Pittsylvania Co. adlib




ENG#=1 VO-NAT

ROLLCUE the Cascade community of Pittsylvania County.

VO-NAT




*CG locator Pittsylvania Co.













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OQ=according to authoritites he


admitted to the crime and the gun was
recovered at his home.





LIVE=Justin Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG liveloc Pittsylvania Co.





DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Justin/Micro DOUBLE BOXES


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GRAPHIC=Severe Weather You probably heard them....




ENG#=3 VO-NAT



VO-NAT the strong thunderstorms that rolled


through Western Virginia this morning.

As you can see, they packed
heavy rain and lots of lightning.

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GRAPHIC=Fire In Franklin County, it appears a


lightning strike was to blame for a
fire that destroyed one structure, and
threatened to spark a forest fire
nearby.

The call came in as a house fire,
but Joe Dashiell reports it was a barn
full of hay that went up in flames.

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INQ=


*CG locator Franklin Co.
:00


*CG 2line Pete Purdue
Franklin Co. Cattle Farmer
:18
*CG 2line Scott Lane
Family Member

:36
*CG 2line Riley Peters
Boones Mill Fire Department
:53
*CG reporter Joe Dashiell
jdashiell@wdbj7.com
1:06

RUNS=1:20 (END SOT)



OQ=JD News 7 Franklin Co. <<83- year- old Pete Purdue
(END SOT) watched as firefighters from Boones


Mill, Burnt Chimney and Rocky Mount
aimed their hoses at the burning
debris...

NAT SOUND OF FIREFIGHTERS HOSING DOWN
BARN

Purdue had been working at his
barn earlier in the day, but hurried
home as the storm approached.


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INQ=I went in the house PETE PURDUE: I WENT IN THE HOUSE TO


UNHOOK THE TELEVISION. BURNT ONE UP
HERE A WHILE BACK, AND COME BACK OUT
AND I SEEN THE BLAZE. RUN BACK UP
WITH THE THREE WHEELER, BUT THERE WAS
NOTHING I COULD DO ABOUT IT.

RUN =14 (END SOT)



OQ=nothing I could do about it. Relatives who live nearby were


relieved to find he was safe.


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INQ=And I wanted AND I WANTED TO COME UP HERE AND CHECK


ON PETE TO SEE IF HE WAS ALRIGHT, AND
OF COURSE HE WAS BECAUSE HE WAS HELPING
OUT WITH THE FIREMAN.

RUN = 09 (END SOT)



OQ=helping out with the firemen. But 200 large bales of hay fueled


a stubborn fire. Some crews hosed down
the hotspots... while others worked to
keep the flames from spreading.

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INQ=The main concern RILEY PETERS/BOONES MILL FIRE DEPT.: .



THE MAIN CONCERN WAS TO KEEP IT OUT OF
THE WOODS RIGHT NOW BECAUSE THE WOODS
ARE STILL DRY. EVEN THOUGH WE GOT RAIN
IT'S STILL TRYING TO GO TO THE WOODS,
SO WE GOT THE FORESTRY DIVISION COMING
IN GOING TO PLOW A FIREBREAK AROUND IT
AND WE'LL PROBABLY LET IT BURN ITSELF
OUT. 51:58

RUN= 13 (END SOT)



OQ=burn itself out. Meanwhile, Purdue was trying hard


to keep a disappointing loss in
perspective...

a barn full of good hay up in smoke,
but 75 head of cattle were safe. I
hate it, he told us, but it could have
been worse.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Franklin

County.>>
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GRAPHIC=Fire, Brush Lightning also sparked a


number of fairly small brush fires
across the area.

The Department of Forestry says
it has crews on Bull Mountain in
Patrick County and Smith Mountain in
Pittsylvania County.

Officials say the fire danger
remains high... and people should be
careful when it comes to outdoor
burning.
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Center Brent Watts say we could see more
lightning tonight?
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KEITH
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GRAPHIC=Fire, apartment Fire significantly damaged an apartment


building in Vinton early this morning,
displacing 11 families.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Vinton

A candle was left unattended in a third
floor apartment.

Half the units in Building "E" at the
Longwood Apartment complex were damaged
in some way.

It started in apartment nine ...where
flames were coming out the windows and
the doorway when firefighters and
police arrived.

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INQ=The fire was contained




*CG 2line Randy Spence
Roanoke Co. Deputy Fire Marshal THE FIRE WAS CONTAINED TO THAT ONE
APARTMENT, AND IT DID EXTEND UP INTO
THE ATTIC... FIRE IN THE ATTIC. AND WE

HAVE HEAT, SMOKE AND WATER DAMAGE TO
ABOUT FIVE OR SO OTHER APARTMENTS.

RUNS=10 (END SOT)



OUT Q=so other apartments





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Several residents had to crawl out of
second and third-story windows and then
climb down ladders to safety. But
everyone- -all 11 families and their
pets- -got out okay.
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KEITH READS


*CG locator Franklin Co.

Investigators now know what
caused the fire that killed a Franklin
County man yesterday.

The fire department was called to
the 300-block of Treetop Road near

Rocky Mount at 5:30 yesterday evening.

After putting out the fire, they
found the body of 57 year old John
Darrell Dalton.

After investigating today, they
determined Dalton died of smoke
inhalation.

A faulty thermostat is being
blamed for the fire.

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GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech (Sports) There's excitement in the air at


Virginia Tech today.

Football is officially back this
weekend.

The Hokies will play their annual
spring game tomorrow, even though
construction on the football stadium is
still not finished.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Rachel/Microwave DOUBLE BOXES



New River Valley Bureau Chief
Rachel DePompa is at Lane Stadium.

Rachel how's it look?

LIVE=Racgel Full Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG live Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com It looks done Keith and Jean, but
Blacksburg there's still a lot of little stuff to
be done.

AD LIB....



ENG#=4 SOT FULL


ROLLCUE: Little stuff to be worked on.

SOT FULL



INQ=From the outside




*CG locator Blacksburg
:00




*CG 2line Melissa Croushorn
VT Junior
:42


*CG 2line Robert Bauer
VT Graduate Student
:53


*CG 2line Tom Gabbard
Associate Athletic Director
1:05 QUICK!!!

RUNS=1:18 (END SOT)



OQ=Sure! (laughs)



< ready to go, but inside crews are still
scrambling in the upper decks. The

university says work is 95-percent
done.



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INQ=We're into that TOM GABBARD: 1:25:39:00 WE'RE INTO THAT


LAST 5 PERCENT THAT'S ALWAYS THE
HARDEST TO GET. :42

RUNS=:04 (END SOT)



OQ=hardest to get.



And Tom Gabbard's been watching from
the beginning,



NATS: 1:2346:00 THAT'S WHAT WE'RE
WAITING ON RIGHT NOW. LET'S GET ALL OF
THAT DONE. :50



He's fielded hundreds of media
questions about Lane Stadium. Turner
Construction was supposed to be done 8
months ago. The contractor now accrued
nearly two and a half million dollars
in late penalties.

But ask the students about the stadium
and they don't seem to care, they just
have football on the brain.



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INQ=We'r all nervous MELISSA CROUSHORN JUNIOR



10:55:00 WE'RE ALL NERVOUS.. CAUSE

PEOPLE, YOUR FRIENDS THAT DON'T GO TO
TECH ARE ALWAYS LIKE.. SO WHAT ABOUT
YOUR TEAM? I JUST DON'T REALLY KNOW :02

RUN:07 (END SOT)



OQ=Don't really know.



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INQ=I'm really BRIAN WELLS FRESHMAN



6:25:00 I'M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO
SEE WHO WE'RE GOING TO GET FOR OUR
QUARTERBACK NEXT YEAR :28

RUN:03 (END SOT)



OQ=next year.



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INQ=We've always ROBERT BAUER GRAD STUDENT



11:43:00 WE'VE ALWAYS HAD A GREAT
QUARTERBACK AND WE HAVE NO IDEA WHO
IT'S GOING TO BE THIS NEXT YEAR. :49.

RUN:04 (END SOT)



OQ=next year.



And that's one question Gabbard says he
can't answer.



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INQ=We've got the best TOM GABBARD: 1:28:21:00 WE'VE GOT THE


BEST COACHES IN THE WORLD SO I'LL LET
THEM TAKE CARE OF THAT. I'LL JUST SEE
IF I CAN GET THE STADIUM READY FOR THEM
IN THE FALL. :26

RUN:05 (END SOT)




OQ=in the fall.



So will fans finally get to see the
finished product by football season?



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INQ=I've said that before TOM GABBARD: 1:26:10:00 I'VE SAID THAT


BEFORE.., BUT THIS TIME.. WE'LL MAKE.
MAKE IT BY FOOTBALL SEASON...SURE. :16

RUN:06 (END SOT)>>



OQ=SURE.



LIVE=Rachel Full Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG liveloc Blacksburg

You heard it here, done by
football season.

Keith/Jean, as for tomorrow's
game, the gates open at noon and the
game starts at 2:00.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Rachel/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



It's free. Expect to see a lot of
tailgaters and of course a lot of
orange and maroon.

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A police scam that was reported

in Blacksburg is now expanding into
other areas.

ENG#=1





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease ROBBERY ARREST

JEAN= ON VO JEAN ON VO



An arrest in yesterday's robbery
in Radford...and how it could be tied
to other robberies across the state.
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STANDING IN FRONT OF WEATHER CENTER







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Changes are on the way for two
different wrestling programs in the New
River Valley. Grant Kittelson has more
on that coming up in sports.

KEITH=2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot



And a local musician has a dream..

ENG#=1






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INQ=I wear




*CG tease GRAMMY GOAL

INQ=



14:48 I WEAR THIS NECKLACE AND ON IT IS
SAYS WIN GRAMMY'S AND THAT'S KIND OF
LIKE MY GOAL.

53

RUNS=05 (END SOT)



OUTQ=LIKE MY GOAL.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Why his goal may come true...... we'll
tell you about the major record label
this musician's signed with.
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Robbery, generic A large amount of money and a gun


were two of the things U-S Marshals
found when they tracked down a bank
robbery suspect.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Just hours ago, marshals determined


where Jesse Thomas Matthews the third
was hiding out...the Alpine Motel in
Abingdon.

Police say Matthews walked into the
First National Bank in Radford
yesterday afternoon and demanded money.
*CG locator Radford That's not the only robbery Matthews is Yesterday wanted for. Police say he's also
responsible for robberies in Northern
and Eastern Virginia.

Matthews is in the Southwest
Virginia Regional Jail as police
continue looking into other hold-ups.

State and federal charges are
pending.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=Accident A correction tonight on a story


we aired last night.


ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Campbell Co.
Yesterday We reported yesterday that the
17-year-old driver involved in this
accident was charged with reckless
driving. That is NOT the case.

State Police say no charges were
filed after the teenage driver lost
control of her vehicle on Evington Road
around 12:30 yesterday afternoon.

(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=None That phone scam we told you about

Animation: Scam Alert 7 in Blacksburg is also being tried in
Montgomery County.

Investigators say someone is
pretending to be from the county
sheriff's office.

The caller is asking for a 45
dollar donation in exchange for a
bronze plaque.

If you get a call like that do
NOT give out any personal information.

Also, do not erase your caller ID

information. Call police.
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GRAPHIC=None You say it's music to the ears of


one local musician... he's signed a
recording deal with the U-K division of
Sony-BMG music....

I caught up with Ross Copperman
while at home on a break from his work
in L-A and London.

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INQ=




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
00


*CG 2line Ross Copperman
Musician
24



RUNS=1:41 (END SOT)



OQ=laughs.. yeah. <<



(END SOT)





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INQ=piano playing nat sot piano..




in at :44 piano playing ...She wanders
all alone and this is all she's ever
really known..piano

RUN10 (END SOT)



OQ=she's ever really known Ross Copperman's been playing the


piano since he can remember..

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INQ=probably when i was a 13:35 (over photo of him??) probably


when i was a little kid playing the
piano a lot..and

RUN04 (END SOT)



OQ=piano a lot and.. his talent was clear early on...



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INQ=AND I'D LEARN THE SONGS 13:49 AND I'D LEARN THE SONGS BY EAR


AND I WOULD FAKE LIKE I WAS READING
MUISC SO THE PIANO TEACHER WOULD THINK
I WAS THEN I WOULD START MAKING UP
DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE SONG AND TEACHER
WOULD BE LIKE ROSS WHERE DID THAT PART
COME FROM?

RUN11 (END SOT)



OQ=COME FROM? Copperman eventually learned to read


music. was in a band while at Glenvar
High-. and majored in music at J-M-U-

he even recorded a C-D and went on the
road.

But his big break came this past
year...

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INQ=well we actually 08:29 WELL WE ACTUALLY FLEW OUT OT LA


AND THE GUYS FROM THE RECORD LABEL FLEW
TO LA AND WE ALL MET AND I PLAYED FOR
THEM IN THEIR HOUSE.

RUN08 (END SOT)



OQ=in their house. They liked what they heard and within


a week a record deal was offered.

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INQ=CAUSE SHE MAKES ME 4:43



CAUSE SHE MAKES ME HIGH. SHE MAKES ME
LOW SHE'S THE SWEETEST CONTRADICTION
THAT I'VE EVER KNOWN.

RUN14 (END SOT)



OQ=EVER KNOWN..
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INQ=IT'S ABOUT THE 03:48 IT'S ABOUT THE STAGE IN LOVE WHEN


YOU REALIZE YOU HAVE TO COMPROMISE AND
YOU TAKE THE GOOD WITH THE BAD.

RUN06 (END SOT)



OQ=WITH THE BAD Right now LIFE is good for Ross


Copperman.. he's just finished
recording his first CD with Sony in the
U-K ... he heads back Saturday to begin
work shooting music videos..

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INQ=I lose track of time 09:24 I LOSE TRACK OF TIME CAUSE I'M


TRAVELING OR I'M ALWAYS WORKING OR I'M
IN THE STUDIO..

RUN05 (END SOT)




OQ=i'm in the studio





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INQ=oh.. no but i wouldn't change 06:15



guitar.. Oh.. no.. but I wouldn't
change a thing....

laughts.. yea.

RUN10 (END SOT)



OQ=laughs .. yea. >>


JEAN ON CAM Jean on cam

GRAPHIC=None Copperman's first single will be


released this summer in the U-K- that's
when he also goes on tour at festivals
and as the opening act for concerts.
WIPE TO WEBSITE APRISA web site

If you'd like to hear more of my
interview with Ross Copperman's as well
two of his songs.. go to WDBJ-7 dot com
we've added this to our websites in the
news.
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GRAPHIC=None Coming up the Hokies don't look


very far for there new wrestling coach.
Rob Senseney looks to continue his
football coaching success at Fleming.


ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG tease DEJA VU

and Virginia Tech will play it's
spring football game tomorrow, we'll
hear from a new, but old Hokie on being
back with Coach Beamer coming up next
in sports.

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GRAPHIC=Dresser Virginia Tech's Wrestling program


was thought by some to be on the way
out the door. Well slam the door shut
because the Hokies have hired Kevin
Dresser the Christiansburg High School
Coach to continue the resurgence of the
Program. Travis Wells checks in from
Blacksburg with the man who has won 13

Virginia State Team Titles on the High
School Level.

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INQ=




*CG locator Christiansburg
2006
:00


*CG 2line Kevin Dresser
New VT Wrestling Coach
:27


*CG standup Travis Wells
twells@wdbj7.com
1:15



RUNS=1:25 (END SOT)



OQ=News 7 Sports. < (END SOT) the Virginia Tech wrestling program


since its inception in 1920. After
winning the last 5 state titles at
nearby Christiansburg and 8 more
previously at Grundy, Dresser's new
challenge will include adjusting to the
administrative side of coaching, and
hitting the road for recruiting, which
he says shouldn't be a problem at Tech.


KEVIN DRESSER/NEW VIRGINIA TECH
WRESTLING COACH:

One of the issues that could rear its
head early on, is the fact that at
least four current Hokies have declared
their intentions to join outgoing coach
Tom Brands at Iowa, if they receive
scholarship releases.

DRESSER:

TRAVIS WELLS: Dresser will head to a
tournament in Las Vegas this weekend to
begin interviewing potential assistant
coaching candidates, and could have an
announcement sometime next week in
regards to his staff. In Blacksburg,
Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.>>
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GRAPHIC=TECH Virginia Tech's annual Spring


game is set for tomorrow at two o'clock
at Lane Stadium.

The game will mark the first as a
coach for former Hokie star player
Torrian Gray.

He now coaches defensive backs,
and says his boss really isn't much
different now than he was during his

playing days.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL



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INQ=HE'S THE SAME...




*CG 2line Torrian Gray
VT Defensive Backs Coach
:00
*CG locator Blacksburg
:08







RUNS=:32 (END SOT)



OQ=...THAT OUR PROGRAM HAS HAD."





GRANT ON CAMERA GRANT ON CAMERA

GRAPHIC=TECH Admission to tomorrow's game is


free. Fans are being asked to bring
canned food items that will bd
collected and distributed to area food
banks.
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GRAPHIC=Friday Football Extra New William Fleming football


coach Rob Senseney is trying to settle

into his new digs. The former Gretna
boss is finishing out the school year
at North Stafford while commuting to
Roanoke once a week.

The 34 year old says there was
plenty that attracted him to the
Colonels job. He succeeds Keith Smith
after recording a 7-3 season at North
Stafford.

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*CG 2line Rob Senseney
New William Fleming Football Coach
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OQ=same type of deal here."