05/25/06

AM Cutins




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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

A chance of scattered
thunderstorms today, as highs again
soar into the lower 80s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the Skytracker 7 forecast, in just
a moment.
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We have some traffic information
to pass along....

One north bound lane of 220 near
the Boones Mill Baptist Church is
closed due to an accident.

And we'll have more on this as
details become available.




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GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. The man charged with firing the


gun shot that killed T.J. Thompson went
to court yesterday in a wheelchair.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Twenty-five -year-old Jason
Donnell Roberson is recovering from
gunshot wounds himself.

Police say he is one of the seven
people wounded in a hail of gunfire
early Saturday morning, gunfire that

took the life of 22 year old "T.J."
Thompson.

Roberson is charged with firing
the fatal shot.

He turned himself in lTuesday
night and was arraigned yesterday
morning.

Roberson's court appearance was
hardly his first experience in the
judicial system.

Records show he has ten prior
convictions in the last six years - not
counting numerous bench warrants for
failure to appear in court.


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GRAPHIC=HOLD Roanoke Police aren't saying much


about the investigation.

However, numerous search warrants
are giving us a look inside the
investigation.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Tuesday Tuesday, Roanoke City Police
executed another warrant at 1615
Melrose Avenue.

They were looking for anything to
indicate unregulated gambling and
drinking.

According to court papers-
officers didn't have to search long.

On the wall they found a sign
with an alcoholic beverage stating:
"Now Open on Sundays, card players
needed, spades and much more, through
Mother's Day."

Officers also found a large
amount of alcohol in a nearby
refrigerator.

Investigators think the home was
a "Nip Joint."

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INQ=Generally they're there...




*CG 2line Don Caldwell
Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney 4:48:07.00

DON CALDWELL, ROANOKE CITY CW ATTY.:
GENERALLY THEY'RE THERE TO PROVIDE
PEOPLE TO COME TOGETHER AND USUALLY THE
HOUSE- WHOEVER'S BEHIND IT- MAKES MONEY
FROM THE GAMBLING THAT GOES ON FOR THE

CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL ON THE PREMISE.
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Search warrants revealed police
recovered a 38-caliber and 2- 9
millimeter handguns from the house the
morning of the shooting.

They also say they found 15-shell
casings, 3-bullets, multiple items of
clothing and blood samples at the
scene.

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GRAPHIC=None Rural areas are getting a jump


start on gangs.

Wythe is one of those counties
taking a proactive approach.


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*CG locator Wythe Co.

Sheriff Doug King says his
department has been learning about gang
activity for the past three years.

He says it's helpful for
departments to communicate on a regular
basis with each other.

Sheriff King says to his
knowledge, Wythe County currently does
NOT have gangs, but deputies DO know
how to spot the first signs of them.

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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.

We can look forward to highs
in the lower 80s today-- with some much
needed rain possibly heading our way.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full forecast, after the news.



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We have some traffic information
to pass along....

The northbound right lane and one
southbound lane of Route 220 in
Franklin County near the Boones Mill
Baptist Church are blocked due to an
accident.

Crews on the scene say there is
no time frame as to when these lanes
will reopen.

And we'll have more on this as
details become available.


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GRAPHIC=NONE When it comes to science,

EDUCATION 7 ANIMATION Virginia students are on track to
outperform their peers.

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*CG locator Botetourt Co.
File Tape Scores released yesterday show

Virginia's elementary and middle school
students got the best scores in the U-S
on a national science test last year.

Results show 80- percent of
fourth graders and nearly 70- percent
of eighth graders grasp the basics of
science.

Unlike many states, Virginia has
always included science in its
standards- of- learning, and officials
say it's making a difference.

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INQ=There is going to




*CG 2line Mark Emblidge
Virginia Board of Education President 15:01 MARK EMBLIDGE: THERE IS GOING TO
BE MORE AND MORE EMPHASIS AND PRESSURE
IN THE SCIENCES BECAUSE OF THE WORLD
OUR KIDS ARE GOING TO BE GOING INTO
AFTER THEY GRADUATE.

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*CG locator Richmond
File Tape Officials are pleased by the
scores, but say there's plenty of room
for improvement.


Both black and hispanic students
outperformed their peers nationwide.

But they scored *lower* than white
and asian students here in Virginia.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Residents in Carroll County can

Healthcheck 7 animation now save hundreds on prescription
drugs.

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*CG locator Hillsville

The county is handing out FREE
discount drug cards.

The cards are for residents
regardless of age, income or health
insurance coverage.

Folks can use the card at any
county pharmacy and will get about a

27-precent discount on medicines.

So far, more than a thousand
families have signed up for cards.

In three months they've saved a
total of more than 16-thousand dollars.

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GRAPHIC=Festival in the Park It's undergone a lot of changes,


but Roanoke's Festival in the Park is
back.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Workers were busy yesterday
afternoon getting the stage ready.

This year's festival which begins
tonight has been downsized from ten
days to five.

As a result, the entire festival
will take place over the Memorial Day
weekend.


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INQ=I think most




*CG 2line Larry Landol
Festival In The Park Organizer LARRY LANDOLT/FESTIVAL IN THE PARK
ORGANIZER: I THINK MOST PEOPLE WOULD
LIKE TO SAY THEY WOULD LIKE IT TO BE
ONE LONG WEEKEND IT'S KINDA INTENSIFIED
AN URGENCY TO COME OUT THIS WEEKEND AND
WE'RE GOING TO PACK THE PARK THAT WE
WOULD ORDINARILY HAVE SPREAD OVER TWO
WEEKENDS, WE ARE GOING DO IT ALL ON ONE
WEEKEND.

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Also new this year is how you get
into the events.

No longer will you buy a button
to get into all the concerts. You will
now purchase tickets to get into
individual events.

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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 mix of clouds and sun
today, with a few passing thunderstorms
possible.

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


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The accident we have been
reporting about this morning has been
cleared.

Authorities say a female motorist
pulled out in the path of a sheriff
deputy's vehicle.

The deputy then crashed into the
woman's car.

She was taken to the hospital
with critical injuries.

The deputy was also taken to the
hospital, but his injuries don't appear
to be as serious.


VDOT says all lanes of Route 220
in Franklin County near the Boones Mill
Baptist Church have been re- opened.
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GRAPHIC=Direct to FLA Allegiant Air took off from the


Roanoke Regional Airport for the first
time yesterday.

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VO-NAT The airline offers direct


service to the Orlando/Sanford
Airport...

For now, service is Wednesdays and
Saturdays, but the airline tells us if
the demand is there, that could change.


Allegiant prides itself on cheap
tickets that start as low as 69 dollars
one way...

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*CG 2line Diane Simmons

Passenger --Diane Simmons 18:36:36-41 i think
they're great...are they going to stay
that low I wonder?
*CG 2line Tyri Squyres
Allegiant Air Representative --18:39:22-34 as far as fares, always
be under 100 dollars, and what's great
is you can go to our website and if
you're not sure about dates, you can
pull up a calendar and you can go in a
find the best deals

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TAKE FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

If you'd like more information
about the airline you can head to our
website, WDBJ seven, just click on
websites in the news.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Some believe that more music


equals more problems for one Smith
Mountain Lake restaurant.


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*CG locator Smith Mountain Lake
File Tape Last summer, when the A-B-C board
investigated Mango's Bar and Grill for
alcohol violations, the lead agent,
Mark Scott, said he advised the
restaurant to no longer allow the band,
The Worx, to play there, because it
"draws the wrong crowd and entices
alcohol consumption."

The same band that's played for
local rotary clubs, and even
after-prom.

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INQ=THAT MEANS




*CG 2line Jerry Wimmer
"The Worx" 6:29 JERRY WIMMER/THE WORX: THAT MEANS
FAMILIES ARE THE WRONG CROWD AND
NORMAL, HARDWORKING PEOPLE ARE THE
WRONG PEOPLE 34

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An A-B-C spokesperson says Agent
Scott's comments were HIS opinion, and
had no influence on the investigation.

This isn't the first time music
was at the center of controversy for
Mango's.

Franklin County recently passed a
countywide noise ordinance, after
complaints from residents about the
restaurant's live entertaintment.

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