05/23/06

AM Cutins




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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Plenty of sunshine and
pleasant highs today...temperatures
near 75 this afternoon.

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





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GRAPHIC=I-81 Accident We have some traffic information


to pass along this morning...
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VDOT says drivers traveling North
on I-81 at mile marker 127 in
Montgomery County.

The left lane remains closed
following an accident that happened
there yesterday.

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*CG locator Montgomery Co.
:00 A tractor trailer hit the
guardrail and flipped over on its side
this afternoon just south of the Ironto
exit.

The driver was taken to Roanoke
Memorial Hospital with several
injuries, including a broken leg.

V-DOT says you may want to
consider alternate routes until the
mess is cleaned up.

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GRAPHIC=none A body is found in a creek by


some local kids.

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*CG locator Roanoke

The man's body was found by late
yesterday afternoon in a wooded area
along the 1400 block of Peters Creek
Road.

The children were fishing for
tadpoles when they discovered him.

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INQ=Two of




*CG 2line Devon Andrews

TWO OF MY FRIENDS CAME OUT OF THE WOODS
AND SAID THEY SAW A DEAD BODY, I
THOUGHT OH SNAP, I THOUGHT IT WAS JOKE
BUT IT WASN'T ME AND COUPLE OF FRIENDS
WAKED DOWN TO THE RIVER AND SAW HIM

COVERED UP, I SAW BLOOD AND I WAS
SCARED, SO THE FIRST THING WE DID WAS
CALL THE POLICE

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OQ=call the police.





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Roanoke City Police say the case
has not been ruled a homicide, but
they're still trying to determine the
cause of death.

Police are not releasing the
identity of the man because the family
hasn't been notified yet.

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GRAPHIC=none New athletic fields are still not


ready at Cave Spring High School.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

In fact, the fields are more than

a year behind schedule.

Even so, a lot of progress has
been made this spring on the new
softball and soccer fields.

Parents are grateful but they're
still angry the school's athletic
director was essentially fired during
the process.

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INQ=We will miss




*CG 2line Jim Markey
Cave Spring H.S. Parent JIM MARKEY/CAVE SPRING HIGH SCHOOL
PARENT: WE WILL MISS RANDY AND I THINK
THAT'S THE MAJOR FACTOR AND IT'S SAD TO
GET TO THIS POINT MAYBE IT COST US OUR
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR.

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OQ=US OUR ATHLETIC DIRECTOR





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A school board member points out
Randy Meck has not asked the school
board to review his status with the
school system.

In the meantime, administrators
have received a number of applications
from those wanting to become the next

athletic director.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Buena Vista's picked a new


person to lead the city's schools.

Rebecca Gates will take
over as superintendent on July First.

The school board announced
her appointment last night.

Gates is currently the
Assistant Superintendent of Instruction
for King William County schools.
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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.

Get out the sunglasses again

today-- and look forward to highs in
the mid 70s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the Skytracker 7 forecast, up next.
TAKE TRAFFIC ALERT BANNER TRAFFIC ALERT BANNER

But first some traffic
information.

The left Northbound lane of I-81
at mile marker 127 in Montgomery County
remains closed following an accident
that happened there yesterday.



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GRAPHIC=Hold Buckling up not only could save


your life, it could've earned you some
rewards in Roanoke.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Yesterday morning, Roanoke police
set up a safety checkpoint along
Eastern Avenue, near 13th street.


They were mainly checking to see
if drivers were wearing their seat
belts as part of the national "Click It
or Ticket" campaign.

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INQ=OF COURSE




*CG 2line Rick Clark
Roanoke Police Department 809 OF COURSE, WITH THE SEAT BELT LAW
IN VA, IT'S A SECONDARY OFFENSE, SO WE
HAVE TO FIND ANOTHER VIOLATION YOUR
TAGS ARE EXPIRED YOUR INSPECTION
STICKER, OR YOU DON'T HAVE YOUR LICENSE
WITH YOU OR IT'S EXPRIED OR WHATEVER,
BEFORE WE CAN GIVE YOU A TICKET FOR THE
SEAT BELT 22

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OQ=THE SEAT BELT





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Police issued about 20-tickets
from yesterday's checkpoint.

But, some drivers who passed, won
prizes like a watch from Hecht's, a
free sandwich at Chick-Fil-A, and even
a 10-dollar coupon for an oil change.

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GRAPHIC=NONE When it comes to attracting new


jobs, Franklin County's on a roll.

Now county leaders hope a new
workforce training center will keep the
trend going.

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*CG locator Rocky Mount

Yesterday, Fifth District
Congressman Virgil Goode announced a
million dollar federal grant that will
help fund the six million dollar
project.

The Franklin Center for Advanced
Learning and Enterprise will provide
state of the art facilities and the
space to expand workforce development
in the county.

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INQ=We've run out of space





*CG 2line Max Wingett
Patrick Henry Community College Pres. MAX WINGETT/PATRICK HENRY COMMUNITY
COLLEGE PRESIDENT: WE'VE RUN OUT OF
SPACE WHERE WE ARE RIGHT NOW, THE OLD
MW BUILDING AND THIS IS GOING TO
PROVIDE ADEQUATE SPACE FOR US TO DO, AS
WELL AS VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY
COLLEGE, TO DO WORKFORCE TRAINING FOR
THE AREA.

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OQ=workforce training for the area.





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Construction of the center will
begin next month, and should be
completed in the summer of 2007.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Montgomery County Sheriff's


deputies and Christiansburg police
traded in their ticket pads for tips.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Christiansburg

Yesterday, police men and women
helped the wait staff at O'Charley's
restaurant serve up lunch and dinner.

All of their tips were donated to
Special Olympics of Virginia.

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INQ=A GOOD WAY TO




*CG 2line Dep. Doug Adkins
Montgomery Co. Sheriff's Department DOUG ADKINS, MONTGOMERY CO. DEPUTY

19:58:18 A GOOD WAY TO GET OUT IN THE
COMMUNITY AND SEE THAT WE'RE NOT ALL
ABOUT WRITING SPEEDING TICKETS AND
EVERYTHING. WE'RE OUT HERE TRYING TO
MAKE THE PUBLIC AWARE OF WHAT'S GOING
ON. IT'S A GREAT WAY TO MAKE MONEY FOR
THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS. :30

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OQ=THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS





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Both departments also conducted
free child safety seat installation
checks as folks went in and out of
O'Charley's.


Kids even got a chance to check
out the inside of some of the police
cruisers.

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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.

Another pleasant spring day
is on the way, with highs in the mid
70s...even warmer weather is on the way
tomorrow.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full forecast, after the news.
TAKE TRAFFIC ALERT BANNER TAKE TRAFFIC ALERT BANNER

But first some traffic
information.

The left Northbound lane of I-81
at mile marker 127 in Montgomery County
remains closed following an accident

that happened there yesterday.



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GRAPHIC=VA Budget Virginia's budget deadlock


could soon be over.

Today, the Senate is
expected to introduce a new budget that
yields to the House of Delegates'
no-new-taxes demand.

That could mark a
breakthrough in a historic stalemate
that threatens to

disrupt government operations if not
resolved by June 30th.


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GRAPHIC=Shooting One of the victims shot during a


shooting spree in Roanoke worries more
violence is on the way if police don't
make an arrest soon.


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*CG locator Roanoke

29-year-old Alfred Trussell was
one of eight people shot Saturday
during an after-hours party on Melrose
Avenue.

Trussell was shot in the upper
thigh and still has a bullet in his
leg.

His friend, 22-year-old Timothy
Jerome Thompson wasn't as lucky- he was
killed as he ran out of the house.

Trussell and Thompson's family
say the shooting was gang related.

They say police know who killed
TJ, but haven't done anything about
putting his killer away.

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INQ=They ain't made no arrest...




*CG 2line Alfred Trussell
Shooting Victim 4:10:30.00

ALFRED TRUSSELL, SHOOTING VICTIM: THEY
AIN'T MADE NO ARREST. PEOPLE GAVE THEM
LEADS THEY STILL AIN'T DO ANYTHING
ABOUT IT. I DON'T SEE IT, I DON'T SEE

THAT THEY'RE DOING THEIR JOB. (39)

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OQ=.. doing their job.





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Police for their part say they
are investigating leads and a search
warrant shows they have questioned at
least one person of interest in this
case.

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GRAPHIC=None Is there gang activity in


Roanoke?

We asked 500 people in the city.


ENG#=3 VO-NAT



VO-NAT The Survey USA Poll results show


just 18 percent of you say you HAVE
personally seen signs of gang activity,
while 79 percent say you've never seen
a sign....

BUT 63 percent DO believe

there IS a gang problem in Roanoke....
29 percent say there's not a problem.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Veterans beware....your personal


information may be at risk.

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VO-NAT Someone has stolen computer files


containing the names, social security
numbers and birthdays of 26 million
veterans and their spouses. The files
are missing from the home of a data
analyst.

The veterans affairs department
says that the employee was not supposed
to take records home.

So far the department says it has
not seen any indication that the
information has been mis-used but it's
taking measures to prevent any further
problems.

The V-A has set up a toll-free
hotline for veterans who want more
information on protecting their
identity.

That number is 1-800-fed-info.


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