05/02/06

News-7 at 11


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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 Ten candidates for three seats.


In the end, the campaign for Roanoke
City Council came down mostly as a
referendum on the future of Victory
Stadium. And tonight, it appears that
new high school stadium supporters have
carried the day.
TAKE LEADER 510 RESULTS

The For the City ticket will take
over the three seats...That includes
Independents David Trinkle, Gwen Mason
and Alfred Dowe Junior....
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Democrat David Bowers led the
votes for a period of time but dropped
down to fourth in the running...coming
in next, former senator Granger
McFarlane.
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Republicans Mark McConnel and
Stuart Revercomb both pulled in 10
percent of the vote, Democrat Bill
White Sr. pulling in nine percent...
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Neither of the remaining two
candidates...Carl Cooper and Bill
Lockard broke the thousand vote-mark.
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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 So it appears as the three new


council members say hello....it means
the residents of Roanoke will be saying
goodbye to Victory Stadium.

RKE ELX DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & DOUBLE BOXES


Justin/Microwave And joining us now with reaction from
the winners...News Seven's Justin
McLeod.... Justin, what does this mean
for Victory Stadium?

LIVE=Justin Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG live Justin McLeod
jmcleod@wdbj7.com
Roanoke

adlib





ROLLCUE: that's what the voters want. SOT FULL




ENG#=1



SOT FULL



INQ=




*CG locator Roanoke
:00


*CG 2line David Trinkle
Roanoke Council Member-elect
:23
*CG 2line Gwen Mason
Roanoke Council Member-elect
:42


*CG 2line Alfred Dowe
Roanoke City Council
:59





RUNS=1:06 (END SOT)



OQ=change is never easy. It never

really is easy.



LIVE=Justin Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG liveloc Roanoke



adlib






DOUBLE BOXES=Justin & Joe/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



justin tosses to Joe
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DOUBLE BOXES=Justin & Joe/Newsroom



Justin tosses to Joe



LIVE=Joe Full/Newsroom LIVE FULL

*CG standup Joe Dashiell
jdashiell@wdbj7.com Justin, Victory Stadium
supporters were also looking for a
referendum on the issue, and while they
are disappointed by the vote, council
members Brian Wishneff and Sherman Lea
say they accept the result.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL



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INQ=


*CG locator Roanoke
:00


*CG 2line Bill White

(D) City Council Candidate


:13
*CG 2line Stuart Revercomb

(R) City Council Candidate


:37

*CG 2line Brian Wishneff
Roanoke City Council
:53
*CG 2line Sherman Lea
Roanoke City Council
:59





RUNS=1:13 (END SOT)



OQ=what the citizens have directed us <
to do. to watch the returns, they were
encouraged by the early numbers that
showed David Bowers and Granger
Macfarlane in the lead, but as more
precincts reported, it became clear
they would not be celebrating.

SOT FULL 23:46:53 SOT FULL



INQ=We don't have anything WE DON'T HAVE ANYTHING TO BE ASHAMED


OF. WHAT WE HAVE TO DO IS RETOOL AND
START WORKING FOR THE NEXT ELECTION.
SOMEBODY WILL BE RUNNIUNG, SOMEBODY
WILL BE RUNNING AS REAL DEMOCRAT AND WE
HAVE TO BE READY TO SUPPORT THEM.

RUN = 14 (END SOT)



OQ=ready to support them. Republicans Mark McConnel and


Stuart Revercomb were also disappointed
with the results... frustrated that
more voters didn't share their concern
for roanoke schools and city spending.


SOT FULL 59:35 SOT FULL



INQ=The independent ticket THE INDEPENDENT TICKET HAS PULLED IT


OFF. IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE
WHERE THEY GO WITH THINGS. HOEPFULLY IT
WON'T BE MORE OF THE SAME.

RUN = 07 (END SOT)



OQ=won't be more of the same. As members of both parties


digested the Independent sweep, Council
members Brian Wishneff and Sherman Lea
said the verdict is in on Victory
Stadium.

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INQ=Obviously, I won't vote. BRIAN WISHNEFF: OBVIOUSLY I WON'T VOTE


TO TEAR IT DOWN, BUT FOR ME THE FIGHT
WILL BE OVER.

SHERMAN LEA: WE STILL HAVE TO MAKE A
DECISION ON VICTORY STADIUM. THAT HAS
YET TO BE DONE, BUT I THINK THE
CITIZENS HAVE SPOKEN TODAY WITH THEIR
VOTE, AND I HONOR AND RECOGNIZE THAT
AND I WILL PROCEED TO DO WHAT THE
CITIZENS HAVE DIRECTED US TO DO.

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OQ=have directed us to do.





LIVE=Joe Full/Newsroom LIVE FULL



it remains to be seen whether any
legal challenges could de-rail plans to
replace Victory Stadium, or build

separate stadiums at the two high
schools.

DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & Joe/Newsroom DOUBLE BOXES



But tonight Natasha, it appears
the fate of Victory Stadium has been
sealed by the city council vote.

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GRAPHIC=Carl Hutcherson Another big story in Roanoke...


this one involving the mayor of
Lynchburg

Carl Hutcherson was found guilty
tonight of Social Security fraud and
bank fraud.

The federal jury also convicted
him in an attempt to cover up his
crimes.

Keith Humphry was in the courtroom for
the verdict.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL



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INQ=


*CG 2line Elizabeth Bailey-Thompson
Jury Foreman

:20


*CG 2line Tom Bondurant
Prosecutor
:58


*CG reporter Keith Humphry
khumphry@wdbj7.com
1:17


*CG 2line Carl Hutcherson
Lynchburg Mayor
1:25



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OQ=KH, News 7. <<



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SOT FULL SOT FULL 9:45:40



INQ= WE WEREN'T SURE....



RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ= The jury foreman was almost apologetic


that it took so long.

The jurors had chosen to come back
after dinner, having already spent a
full day in court.

It took them just 90 minutes to reach a
unanimous verdict: guilty as charged on
all seven counts.


SOT FULL SOT FULL 9:44



INQ= Was it a difficult decision? VERY. A


LOT OF THE EVIDENCE SEEMED
CIRCUMSTANTIAL, SO WE WANTED TO MAKE
SURE THAT- -EVEN THOUGH IT MAY NOT HAVE
BEEN A GOOD THING TO DO- -WHETHER IT
WAS LEGAL OR NOT. WE NEEDED TO KNOW
FOR SURE.

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The investigation began when a bank
official noticed Jerry Falwell
Ministries had donated 32-thousand
dollars to a charity set up by the
Reverend Hutcherson.

Hutcherson immediately withdrew all but
$1,000 of the Falwell gift and used a
good share of it to pay his taxes.

SOT FULL SOT FULL 9:48:20



INQ= ON THE FACE OF IT, IT LOOKED LIKE A


PUBLIC CORRUPTION CASE. NOW, WE GOT
INTO IT, WE FOUND A THEFT CASE. AND
ONCE YOU FIND CRIME YOU GOT TO DO
SOMETHING ABOUT IT. YOU CAN'T JUST LET
IT SIT THERE AND FESTER, YOU KNOW.

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OQ=



SOT FULL SOT FULL 9:50:22




INQ= THE FACT THAT HE'S THE MAYOR OF


LYNCHBURG IS REALLY NO CONCERN ONE WAY
OR THE OTHER.

RUN05 (END SOT)



OQ= The investigation eventually focused on


two mentally-challenged individuals.
Hutcherson received Social Security
checks in their names each month and
was supposed to help them handle their
finances. He took money from them,
instead.

SOT FULL SOT FULL 9:51:40



INQ= I FEEL SECURE IN MYSELF, BECAUSE I KNOW


THOSE THINGS I DID AND DIDN'T DO AND
THE REASONS FOR THEM. I LOOK FORWARD
TO MOVING FORWARD. AND I STILL PLEDGE
ALLEGIANCE TO THE SAME FLAG.

RUN08 (END SOT)



OQ= No date has been set for sentencing.


The Mayor remains on bond until then.
His term as Mayor expires June 30th.

Keith Humphry NEWS 7.>>

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GRAPHIC=HOLD "A scar" ... and "a black mark on


the city".

That's how some of Carl

Hutcherson's colleagues are reacting to
his trial and conviction on federal
charges tonight.

While they're saddened for the
mayor personally, some wish he had
resigned months ago.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ=I feel for




*CG 2line Joe Seiffert
Lynchburg Council Member
:00


*CG 2line Jeff Helgeson
Lynchburg Council Member
:17


*CG 2line Michael Gillette
Lynchburg Council Member 8:20:26 JOE SEIFFERT/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL :24 MEMBER: I FEEL FOR HIM PERSONALLY, BUT
PROFESSIONALLY AND FOR THE GOOD OF THE
CITY, I THINK WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO
MOVE ON. I'M SORRY HE DID NOT STEP DOWN
WHEN HE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY, AND HE'S
DRAGGED THE REST OF THE COMMUNITY, CITY
COUNCIL AND CITY EMPLOYEES THROUGH
THIS.

8:32:31 JEFF HELGESON/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL

MEMBER: THE VERDICT HAS HAPPENED, THE
TIME IS OVER AND IT'S NOW TIME TO CLOSE
THAT CHAPTER AND MOVE FORWARD WITH THE
BUSINESS OF THE CITY.

8:34:15 MICHAEL GILLETTE/LYNCHBURG
COUNCIL MEMBER: I DON'T KNOW WHETHER OR
NOT LEGALLY HE CAN REMAIN ON COUNCIL OR
AS MAYOR WHILE HE UNDERGOES HIS
APPEALS, I DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER TO
THAT, BUT I DO THINK IT WOULD BE WISE
AT THIS POINT AFTER A FELONY CONVICTION
FOR CARL TO STEP DOWN.

RUNS=35 (END SOT)



OQ=to step down.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Other council members say it's
likely they'll meet within the next few
days to discuss the mayor's situation.

He's scheduled to step down when
his term ends in June.

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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 On the same night the mayor was


convicted, Lynchburg residents elected
three council members

TAKE LEADER 410 RESULTS

A very crowded field -- 12
candidates running for three seats.

And a newcomer-- Scott Garrett--
was the top vote getter.

He joins incumbents Joan Foster
and Bert Dodson.
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GRAPHIC=ELection 2006 Mayor Hutcherson's decision not to


seek re-election opened up one of the
three at-large seats to a fresh face
... and that person also was the top
vote-getter tonight.

LBURG ELX DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & DOUBLE BOXES


Steve/Starlink Steve Smallshaw is outside
Lynchburg City Hall tonight ... Steve,
any surprises in these vote totals?


LIVE=Steve Full/Starlink LIVE FULL

*CG live Steve Smallshaw
ssmallshaw@wdbj7.com With twelve candidates on the Lynchburg ballot, it was a battle for name
recognition at the polls today.

Scott Garrett proved that a
newcomer can make a splash big enough
to carry him into office.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



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INQ=He spent the most


*CG locator Lynchburg
:00


*CG 2line Scott Garrett
Lynchburg Council Member-elect
:08
*CG 2line Bert Dodson
Lynchburg City Council
:33
*CG 2line Joan Foster
Lynchburg City Council
:46



RUNS=1:00 (END SOT)



OQ=of my community. << He spent the most money and got the


most votes, but former physician Scott
Garrett says it wasn't him or his
message that put him over the top.


SOT SOT FULL



IN Q=It is something 8:25:15 SCOTT GARRETT/NEW LYNCHBURG


COUNCIL MEMBER: IT IS SOMETHING THAT
THIS COMMUNITY HAS ASKED OUT OF ALL OF
US. I THINK THERE IS A CONSIDERABLE
DISCONTENT, I THINK WE RESONATED
HARMONIOUSLY WITH A NUMBER OF FOLKS.

RUN13 (END SOT)



OUT Q=number of folks. That number was the most of any


candidate, including the two incumbents
Joan Foster and Bert Dodson, both of
whom cruised to an easy victory to get
another four years on council.

SOT SOT FULL



IN Q=It was a 8:27:21 BERT DODSON/RE-ELECTED TO


COUNCIL: IT WAS A VERY HARD-FOUGHT
CAMPAIGN, I THINK IT WAS A VERY
POSITIVE CAMPAIGN, BY A LOT OF THE
CANDIDATES ... KEEP CONTRIBUTING TO OUR
COMMUNITY.

RUN13 (END SOT)



OUT Q=to our community.





SOT SOT FULL



IN Q=I feel that 8:36:40 JOAN FOSTER/RE-ELECTED TO


COUNCIL: I FEEL THAT THE CITIZENS VOTED
FOR ME ... OF MY COMMUNITY.

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OUT Q=of my community.






LIVE=Steve full/Starlink LIVE FULL

*CG liveloc Lynchburg

The focus tonight is not so much
who will be in City Hall come July, but
whether the city's mayor ... for now a
convicted felon ... will stay in office
for the last eight weeks of his term.

DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & Steve/Starlink DOUBLE BOXES



Natasha, if Carl Hutcherson
appeals, he can stay on ... if he
chooses not to appeal, he must resign.
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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 In Blacksburg, two City Council


members were battling to become the
town's next Mayor.
TAKE LEADER 120 RESULTS

Independents Don Langrehr and Ron
Rordam squared off...With 54 percent of
the vote, Rordam will become the new
mayor, replacing retiring mayor Roger
Hedgepeth.
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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 Rordam is Blacksburg's first new


mayor in more than two decades.

BBURG ELX DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & DOUBLE BOXES


Rachel/Microwave New River Valley Bureau Chief
Rachel DePompa caught up with the
mayor-elect at his home.

Rachel, I'd bet he was pretty
excited.

LIVE=Rachel Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG live Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com Natasha, he was.
Blacksburg Roger Hedgepeth has been a staple
of the town for 24 years.

Rordam says he's very excited to
takeover the job.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL



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INQ= you're the first


*CG 2line Ron Rordam
Blacksburg Mayor-elect
:00
*CG locator Blacksburg
:10



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OQ=get to work on it.



<<

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INQ=You're the 5:34:23:00 YOU'RE THE FIRST NEW MAYOR


IN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY... THAT
MAKES ME SOUND OLD. LAUGHS :28

RUN:06 (END SOT)



OQ=old (laughs)



58 year old Ron Rordam was all smiles
on this night. 20-percent of registered
voters came to the polls and selected
him to head the town.



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INQ=During the whole 5:33:04:00 DURING THIS WHOLE CAMPAIGN


WE TALKED ABOUT COMMUNITY BUILDING, AND
WORKING TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY TO
SOLVE SOME OF THE CHALLENGES WE'RE
FACING LIKE DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION AND
WORKING TOGETHER AS A REGION. AND I
THINK THAT RESONATED WITH THE VOTERS
AND I'M VERY PLEASED WITH THE TURNOUT.
:17

RUN:13 (END SOT)



OQ=the turnout.



Rordam's been on the council for nearly
10 years.



NATS: Don on the campaign trail



He says fellow council member Don

Langrehr ran a great campaign and he
looks forward to working with him.

Rordam's number priority once he takes
office will be to get business to
comeback to downtown Blacksburg.



SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=That was the main RON RORDAM: 5:34:03:00 THAT WAS THE


MAIN PLATFORMMPLATFORM OF MY CAMPAIGN
AND I'M VERY SERIOUS ABOUT IT AND I
WANT TO GET TO WORK ON IT. :09

RUN:07 (END SOT)>>



OQ=work on it.





LIVE=Rachel Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG liveloc Blacksburg

I talked to Don Langrehr by phone
tonight.

He says he's proud at the
turnout, thanked his supporters and
says he's looking forward to working
with Ron and the rest of the council
members.

He says they've good a really
good town council in place.

DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & Rachel/Microwave DOUBLE BOXES



Natasha, Hedgepeth officially
leaves office June 30th.

Mayor Elect Rordam will take over

on July 1.
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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 In the Blacksburg City Council race,


incumbents Al Leighton and Thomas
Sherman faced four challengers.
TAKE LEADER 130 RESULTS

They'll both come back, even though
the top vote getter, challenger Susan
Anderson, ended up with 24 percent of
the vote.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD Radford voters had to decide


whether to return long-time Mayor and
City Councilman Thomas Starnes for
another term.
TAKE LEADER 470 RESULTS

Starnes won handily over
challenger Leslie Dean.
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WIPE VO-NAT




*CG locator Radford

Tonight, Thomas Starnes
celebrated his ninth victory in a row
with friends and family at Sal's
Restaurant in Radford.

He has served the city for 32
years so far, 28 of which he has been
mayor.

However, Starnes says he was
disappointed with possibly the lowest
voter turnout he's ever seen.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ=FEWER THAN




*CG 2line Thomas Starnes
Radford Mayor THOMAS STARNES, MAYOR OF RADFORD

00:16:10 FEWER THAN 15-16 PERCENT OF
REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE CITY OF
RADFORD VOTED AND THAT IS SURPRISING.
I WOULD HAVE THOUGHT WE WOULD HAVE HAD
A HIGHER TURNOUT. :22

RUNS=:12 (END SOT)



OQ=HAD A HIGHER TURNOUT





VO-NAT VO-NAT




Starnes says city council's
largest project in the next four years
will be the renovation and construction
of two elementary schools.

(END VO) (END VO)



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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 Voters in Rocky Mount decided that


mayor Mark Newbill should not remain in
office.
Take Leader 520 RESULTS

Challenger Steven Angle
unseated Newbill by just 8 votes there.
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VO-NAT




*CG locator Rocky Mount

Steve Angle is the current vice
mayor and has served on council for
15-years.


Angle and Newbill are long time
friends and have served on council
together for eight years.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
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INQ="We know each other's

thoughts......


*CG 2line Steve Angle
Rocky Mount Mayor-elect 26:29"WE KNOW EACH OTHER'S THOUGHTS ON :00 ISSUES, SO IT WASN'T REALLY AWKWARD.
IT WAS DIFFICULT FOR ONE OF US TO LOSE.
AGAIN MY HATS OF TO MARK. HE'S DONE A
GOOD JOB AS MAYOR. AND I HAVE SOME BIG
SHOES TO FILL."26:42
*CG 2line Mark Newbill 22:38"I'D LIKE TO CONGRATULATE STEVE ON Rocky Mount Mayor HIS WIN TONIGHT. A VERY CLOSE RACE. I :15 THINK ABOUT 900 VOTES WERE CAST. AND
I'M SURE STEVE WILL DO A WONDERFUL JOB.
WE GO TO CHURCH TOGETHER, WE;RE GOOD
FRIENDS, AND WE'LL CONTINUE TO BE GOOD
FRIENDS."22:50

RUNS=25 (END SOT)



OQ=...to be good friends."





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The board of elections will meet
tomorrow morning to canvass the votes.

The board could decide then

whether or not to have a recount.

(END VO) (END VO)



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Rocky Mount voters also decided
whether three Town Council members
should head back for another term.

Two of them will be back--
Jerry Greer and Roger Seale. They'll
be joined by newcomer John Lester.
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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 There is one new face heading to Salem


City Council.
TAKE LEADER 560 LEADER

Randy Foley will join incumbent John
Givens on council. They easily beat
Lee Eubanks
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and Mark Henrickson in that race.
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*CG locator Salem

This win will make Givens one of the
most senior members on Salem city
council. And with the council voting
for a new mayor in July that could put
him in the running.

But it was Foley who got the most
votes even though he was the youngest
candidate on the ballot. This former
Salem star football player may have had
some name recognition, although he
credits the hard work of his friends
and family for helping him win.

Both men say they bring experience to
council.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ=I want to bring leadership




*CG 2line Randy Foley
Salem Council Member-elect I WANT TO BRING LEADERSHIP TO COUNCIL. :00 I HAVE AS MUCH LEADERSHIP AS MOST
PEOPLE MY AGE HAVING BEEN AN AIR FORCE

OFFICER. AND SO I WANT TO BRING
LEADERSHIP AND A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
SINCE I HAVE KIDS IN SCHOOL
*CG 2line John Givens QUITE HONESTLY IF YOU'RE GOING TO DO Salem City Council THIS JOB RIGHT IN COUNCIL IT TAKES :16 THREE TO FOUR YEARS TO GET YOUR FEET
WET. TO GET TO KNOW THE DEPARTMENT
HEADS. SO YOU DON'T JUST STEP IN AND
TAKE OVER SO TO SPEAK

RUNS=37 (END SOT)



OQ=take over so to speak





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Both men agree council has some
challenges ahead dealing with the
upcoming budget and taxes as well as
the possible retirement of some
department heads.

(END VO) (END VO)



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TAKE WDBJ ELECTION WEB FS TAKE FS GFX

If you missed any of the numbers or
want a closer look, it's all on the web
at wdbj7-dot-com.

END GFX END GFX

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NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

Coming up on News Seven,
how an exterminator and a
quick-thinking mother led police to two
burglary suspects.

ENG#=1



VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease DEADLY ACCIDENT

Plus new details about the
accident that killed a grandmother and
a child in the New River Valley
END VO END VO
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ROBIN ON CAM ROBIN SITTING IN FORECAST CENTER



The showers were few and far between
tonight but with just a few sprinkles
as the sun was low on the horizon



ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Roanoke

And this is what you get. Downtown
Roanoke with a spectacular double
rainbow running from one end of town to
the other. Forecast details right
after the break.





TOSS TO BREAK





BREAK #1 BREAK



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APRISA WEATHER MINI OPEN
WEATHER MINI OPEN


CK/WXBUG CURRENT CONDITIONS ROUND UP




CK/TITAN RADAR ANALYSIS AND MORE




CK/WXPRO WEATHER MAPS

FORECASTS


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NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

Still ahead on News Seven, a
tense afternoon in Central Virginia.

ENG#=1



VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease TENSE AFTERNOON

News-7 is there as two men
believed to be armed and dangerous are
taken into custody.
END VO END VO

WIPE TO SOT WIPE TO SOT



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MINI OPEN


NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Fatal accident Troopers have revealed the


identities of a woman and child killed

in an accident in Giles County this
afternoon.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Giles Co.

State Police say 47 year old
Jeannie Shelton of Dublin was driving
her Chevy Blazer Southbound on Route
100 toward Dublin around one o'clock
when she crossed over the center line
and hit a truck head-on.

Both Shelton and her two-year-old
grandson Brendan Shelton died at the
scene, neither were wearing their
seatbelts.

An infant in a car seat was also
in the vehicle and was airlifted to
Roanoke Memorial Hospital, there is
still no word on that child's
condition.

The driver of the truck was not
injured.

(END VO) (END VO)


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NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Two men were arrested this



evening after a four hour man-hunt and
deputies say everything the men stole
has been accounted for.

Jeremy Butterfield has more.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=When residents along


*CG locator Amherst Co.
:00


*CG 2line Jimmy Ayers
Amherst Co. Sheriff
:20
*CG 2line Amy Mapes
Found suspect in home
:36
*CG standup Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com
1:19

RUNS=1:34 (END SOT)



OQ=News7, Amherst Co. <<



(END SOT) When residents along River Road


in Amherst County returned home from
work they were greeted with a state
police helicopter, SWAT teams, and
blood hounds searching their yards.

The man-hunt was sparked around
1:30 in the afternoon after deputies
were told that two men had stolen guns

and electronics from a home in Elon.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ= @02:29:10



SHERIFF JIM AYERS:MY FIRST CONCERN THIS
AFTERNOON WHEN I KNEW TWO INDIVIDUALS
OUT ON FOOT WITH NO FAMILY OR FRIENDS
THAT WE WERE AWARE OF IN THIS AREA.

RUN:09 (END SOT)



OQ= The sheriff's concerns were


warranted.

Hours into the search a woman
reported to police that she had found
something inside her home.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ= @00:23:30



I JUST GLANCED DOWN UNDER MY HUSBANDS
SHIRTS, AND THERE WAS A SOLE OF A WHITE
SHOE STICKING OUT.

RUN:06 (END SOT)



OQ= Deputies had already searched the


house once. When they came back, they
found 33 year-old Dustin Holloway.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ= @00:24:35



THEY WERE SEARCHING THE BASEMENT THATS
WHERE WE ASSUMED THEY WOULD BE. WE
DIDNT EVER ASSUME THEY WOULD BE IN THE
CLOSET WHERE WE WERE. LUCKILY THEY GOT
HIM.


RUN:09 (END SOT)



OQ= Attention then turned to the


second suspect.

But with the help of Holloway,
26-year-old Samuel Morris Lane was
found within two hours of the first
arrest.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ= @02:30:21



HIS COOPERATION HELPED CONSIDERABLY, IT
WOULD HAVE BEEN MUCH MORE DIFFICULT TO
BRING IT ALL TO A CLOSE AND LOCATE THE
ITEMS IF THE COOPERATION HADN'T BEEN
THERE.

RUN:11 (END SOT)



OQ= BUTT BUTT BUTT



SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ= @01:12:19



THE SHERIFF SAYS THAT ALL THE WEAPONS
WERE ACCOUNTED FOR AFTER HOLLOWAY WAS
TAKEN INTO CUSTODY HE TOOK THE SHERIFF
TO THIS AREA ABOUT 75 YARDS OFF RIVER
ROAD WHERE ALL THE WEAPONS WERE
IDENTIFIED AND LATER RETURNED TO THEIR
OWNER. JB, NEWS7, AMHERST CO.

RUN:16 (END SOT)



OQ= >>


NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Earlier today, police had named



Mathew Mitchell as the second suspect.

However, the Amherst County
Sheriff's department now says that
Mitchell was never involved, and have
confirmed that the second suspect
arrested was in fact Samuel Morris
Lane.


2 SHOT TOSS TOSS TO SPORTS
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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Soccer highlights as the


Blacksburg boys keep rolling.

Plus, Ferrum hopes to roll into
the NCAA baseball tournament.

And Vick is headed south for his
NFL start.

But first let's check tonight's
scores.
GO TO SCORES GO TO SCORES
RUNS=:20



OC=...LAST SCORE




*CG carolina



Myrtle Beach
8
4
Salem
9




4
Kinston
7


Lynchburg
3


*CG colbaseb 4
Virginia Tech
10


V.C.U.
4




4
Virginia
6


Mt. St. Mary's
3



*CG hsbaseb 4
Hidden Valley
13


Blacksburg
1


Jason Divers Now 6 and 0
4
Auburn
11


Floyd Co.
3


*CG hssoft 4
Hidden Valley
3


Blacksburg
0




4
Cave Spring
15


Salem

1


*CG spgeneric


Blacksburg
4


Hidden Valley
4


Final in Two Overtimes
4
S.W. Home School
7


Dayspring Christian
0




GIRLS SOCCER
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=SOCCER The Blacksburg Bruins soccer team


rolled into the Roanoke Valley tonight
and picked up a 1 to 0 win over Hidden
Valley.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
Bruins vs. Titans The Titans were poised to pull :00 off the upset and in the first half
they would get some stout goal tending
from Matt Bartel. Watch the sophomore
take away the angle and squeeze off the
pipe to deflect this rocket shot.

Later in the first half - the
Titans got called for a push in the
box. That led to this penalty kick and
Evan Carstensen would rip rope on the
top shelf. *CG final Blacksburg
1 That would do it for the scoring Hidden Valley as Blacksburg beats Hidden Valley 0 1-to-nothing and give coach Shelley
Blumenthal his 276th career victory.


VHSL



MIKE ON CAMERA MIKE ON CAMERA

GRAPHIC=SOFTBALL In one other high school note -


Cave Spring hammered Salem 15-to-1 in
softball.

Chelsea Kelley pitched, struck
out 15 batters, plus at the plate had
two grand slams and 10 rbis.

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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NFL Marcus Vick got no love from the


NFL draft, but it looks like he will
get a chance to play in the NFL.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Last Season

The Miami Dolphins are holding
their first mini-camp this weekend and
Vick has reportedly been invited to
show up and show the coaches what he
can do.

The Dolphins recently acquired
Daunte Culpepper, but he's still
rehabbing a bad knee. The only other

quarterbacks on the Miami roster are
Brock Berlin and Cleo Lemon.

(END VO) (END VO)


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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=FERRUM The Ferrum College baseball team


must now wait until May 14th to find
out if its 31 wins are good enough to
get the team an at-large bid into the
NCAA Division Three Tournament.

Expanding this year's tourney
field might be the ticket for Abe
Naff's team.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=WELL, IN THE PAST...


*CG 2line Abe Naff
Panthers Are 31-11-1 This Season
:00





RUNS=:45 (END SOT)



OQ=...WE'RE HARD TO BEAT."





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Salem
This Season Ferrum lost just one
:00 non-conference game the entire season.

(END VO) (END VO)


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NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE She lost her way in Roanoke.



But now an orphaned bear is
finding a new home in Richmond.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg
October 2005 This black bear has been living
at Virginia Tech since she was found
roaming Interstate- 581 last fall.

Later this week she'll be taken
to her new home at Richmond's Maymont
Park.
*CG locator Richmond She'll replace two bears the February state put to sleep after one nipped the :11 hand of a child who got too close to
the bear's fence.


Wildlife officials will keep the
*new* bear in isolation for 30- days
before releasing her into the park's
public habitat. (END VO) (END VO)