05/03/06

AM Cutins




ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

A pleasant day ahead for the
middle of the work week, with highs in
the mid 70s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the Skytracker 7 forecast, up next.






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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 Supporters of two new high school


stadiums carried election day.

As the campaign for Roanoke City
Council came down to a referendum on
the future of Victory Stadium.
TAKE LEADER 510 (4 PAGES) RESULTS

It was a "For the City" ticket
clean sweep. Independents David
Trinkle, Gwen Mason and Alfred Dowe
Junior came in one, two, three.
NEXT PAGE NEXT PAGE

Democrats David Bowers and
Granger Mcfarlane were next fourth and
fifth. They called for Victory
Stadium renovations, as did Republicans
Mark McConnel
NEXT PAGE NEXT PAGE

and Stuart Revercomb. Democrat Bill
White Sr. landed in the eighth spot.

Neither Carl Cooper
NEXT PAGE NEXT PAGE

nor Bill Lockard made a serious
dent.

Both received one per cent or
less of the vote.

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GRAPHIC=Hold Roanoke Democrats and Republicans


were left with little to celebrate as
the Independents swept all three at
large seats.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke
:00 As Democrats gathered to watch
the results, early optimism faded with
late returns.

Democrats David Bowers, Granger
Macfarlane and Bill White thanked their
supporters and congratulated the
winners.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 18:07



INQ=Of course, it's disappointing




*CG 2line Granger Macfarlane


(D) City Council Candidate GRANGER MACFARLANE/(D) CITY COUNCIL


CANDIDATE: OF COURSE IT'S DISAPPOINTING
FOR ALL OF US. I CONGRATULATE THE
WINNERS. I THINK WE RAN A GOOD CLEAN
STRAIGHT CAMPAIGN, AND I THINK THEY DID
AS WELL.

RUNS=09 (END SOT)



OQ=and I think they did as well.



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Republicans Mark McConnel and
Stuart Revercomb were also disappointed
with the results... frustrated that
more voters didn't share their concern
for the direction of city government.

SOT FULL 27:21 SOT FULL
INQ=The thing that bothers me the most




*CG 2line Mark McConnel

(R) City Council Candidate MARK MCCONNEL/(R) CITY COUNCIL


CANDIDATE: THE THING THAT BOTHERS ME
THE MOST FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO GAVE
THEIR TIME AND THEIR ENERGY AND THEIR
RESEARCH AND FUNDAMENTALLY INTERRUPTED
THEIR LIVES FOR A TWO TO THREE MONTH
PERIOD OF TIME, THEY WERE NOT REWARDED
WITH REPRESENTATION ON COUNCIL THEY
WOULD HAVE APPRECIATED.

RUNS=12 (END SOT)



OQ=they would have appreciated.






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The election was also a bitter
pill for Victory Stadium supporters.

City Council members Brian
Wishneff and Sherman Lea were not happy
with the election results, but
indicated they now believe the voters
have spoken on the future of the
Roanoke landmark.

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GRAPHIC=Carl Hutcherson Lynchburg's mayor awaits


sentencing after a federal jury finds
him guilty on all seven charges.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

A federal jury needed just 90
minutes of deliberations last night
before finding Carl Hutcherson guilty
of Social Security fraud and bank

fraud.

Jurors also convicted him in an
attempt to cover up his crimes.

The Mayor remains free on bond
until he is sentenced, but that date
has not been set.

Hutcherson's term as Mayor
expires June 30th.

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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.

Partly sunny and breezy
today, with highs warming into the mid
and upper 70s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the mid- week outlook.



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GRAPHIC=Election 2006 The destiny of Victory Stadium


emerged as THE defining issue in the
Roanoke City Council election.

And those supporting two NEW high
school stadiums emerged the winners.
TAKE LEADER 510 (4 PAGES) RESULTS

It was a "For the City" ticket clean
sweep.

Independents David Trinkle, Gwen Mason
and Alfred Dowe Junior came in one,
two, three.
NEXT PAGE NEXT PAGE

Democrats David Bowers and
Granger Mcfarlane were next fourth and
fifth. They called for Victory
Stadium renovations, as did Republicans
Mark McConnel
NEXT PAGE NEXT PAGE

and Stuart Revercomb. Democrat Bill
White Sr. landed in the eighth spot.
Neither Carl Cooper
NEXT PAGE NEXT PAGE

nor Bill Lockard made a serious dent.
Both received one per cent or less of
the vote.
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GRAPHIC=None Residents in the River Road area


of Amherst County can breathing a sigh
of relief now that two wanted men are
in custody.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Amherst Co.

The two were arrested yesterday
after a four-hour manhunt.

It started after deputies were
told that two men had stolen guns and
electronics from a home in Elon.

Deputies say a few hours later,
they found 33 year-old Dustin Holloway
hiding inside a home.

Within two more hours, they also
arrested 26-year-old Samuel Morris
Lane.

Investigators say the stolen
weapons were recovered from a wooded
area near River Road.

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GRAPHIC=Carl Hutcheron A federal jury finds Carl


Hutcherson guilty on all seven counts.

Now the Lynchburg mayor awaits
sentencing.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

A federal jury needed just 90
minutes of deliberations last night
before finding Carl Hutcherson guilty
of Social Security fraud and bank
fraud.

Jurors also convicted him in an
attempt to cover up his crimes.

The Mayor remains free on bond
until he is sentenced, but that date
has not been set.

Hutcherson's term as Mayor
expires June 30th.

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GRAPHIC=Fatal accident The identities of a woman and



child killed in an accident in Giles
County have been released.

ENG#=3 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
yesterday afternoon 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 was wearing a seatbelt.

An infant in a car seat was also
in the vehicle and was airlifted to
Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

There's still no word on that
child's condition.

The driver of the truck was not
injured.

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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.

A mixture of sunshine and
clouds with highs in the upper
70s...expect even warmer temperatures
tomorrow.

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




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GRAPHIC=Carl Hutcheron Guilty as charged on all seven


counts. Lynchburg's mayor now
awaits sentencing.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

A federal jury needed just 90
minutes of deliberations last night
before finding Carl Hutcherson guilty

of Social Security fraud and bank
fraud.

Jurors also convicted him in an
attempt to cover up his crimes.

The Mayor remains free on bond
until he is sentenced, but that date
has not been set.

Hutcherson's term as Mayor
expires June 30th.

(END VO) (END VO)



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


the city".

That's how some of Carl
Hutcherson's colleagues reacted to his
trial and conviction on federal charges
last night.

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

ENG#=2 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.





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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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The independent ticket
celebrated at Spoon in the Alley in
South Roanoke last night.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



ENG#=3 Mason, Trinkle, and Dowe believe


this election was a referendum on
Victory Stadium and they mayor says
it's time to tear it down.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
SOT FULL 1:03:24



INQ=I intend




*CG 2line Nelson Harris
Roanoke Mayor NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE MAYOR: I
INTEND.....DEMOLITION OF VICTORY

STADIUM.

RUNS=12 (END SOT)



OQ=demolition of Victory stadium





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This election was historic in
some ways.

This was the first time an
independent has won a seat on council
in thirty years and it may be the first
time there's been an independent sweep
in Roanoke.

(END VO) (END VO)



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