News 7 Morning Cut-Ins

12/11/06


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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Mostly sunny and warmer than
usual...with highs in the lower 60s.

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






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GRAPHIC=Fire, brush Crews in Amherst County are


currently working a brush fire that
started overnight.

The fire is said to be on Pera
and Hercules roads in the Peavine
Mountain section of Amherst.

National Forestry Service crews
are also expected to be on the scene
this morning.
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GRAPHIC=Mill Mt. Zoo One of Mill Mountain Zoo's most


well-known animals has died.

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*CG locator Roanoke
File Tape Ruby the tiger passed away this
weekend.

For the last couple of years
she's suffered with arthritis and
kidney abnormalities which caused her
to drop about 50 pounds since the

Spring

Zoo employees realized at this
point she was only going to get worse.

They euthanized her yesterday
morning.

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INQ=IT'S BITTER SWEET....




*CG 2line Sean Greene
Mill Mountain Zoo, Director 01:18:14 "IT'S BITTER SWEET
BECAUSE YOU HAD AN AMAZING ANIMAL UP
HERE AT THE ZOO FOR 18 YEARS THAT
TOUCHED A LOT OF PEOPLES LIVES AND WAS
A GREAT AMBASSADOR FOR WILDLIFE AND AT
THE SAME TIME EVEN THOUGH WE MADE THE
RIGHT DECISION IT STILL DOESN'T MAKE IT
FEEL ANY BETTER." 01:18:29

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OQ=FEEL ANY BETTER VO-NAT



Ruby was considered one of the
oldest living tigers in a North America
Zoo.

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GRAPHIC=Plane Crash A pilot is dead after a


single-engine plane crashed while
approaching the
Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport
yesterday.

Police haven't yet released the
man's identity.

A state trooper says the
six-seater Piper Lance was headed to
the airport from Chesterfield County.

The plane had been cleared for
landing when the pilot radioed the
Charlottesville control tower reporting
engine problems.

Authorities say that he attempted
to make an emergency landing but
crashed into a wooded area.
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GRAPHIC=Crime A stabbing Saturday afternoon


sent a Danville man to the hospital.
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Police found the victim at the
intersection of Chatelaine Chat-lyn
Avenue and Wooding Avenue at around

three o'clock.

He said he had been stabbed with
a knife.

Police say the injury was not
life-threatening.

Police say they're looking for a
black male who was wearing a black
jacket, gray shirt, and khaki pants.
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Anyone with information about
this incident is encouraged to contact
Danville Crimestoppers at (434)
793-0000
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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.

Unseasonably mild again today,
with highs in the lower 60s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full work week forecast, in
just a few minutes.




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GRAPHIC=Gas Prices Up Once you think they're down for


good, they go right back up.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

We're talking about those ever
changing gas prices.

The average price for regular
fuel in Virginia is $2.20 - up about 13
cents since last month.

And don't expect them to creep
back down.

Anyalsts predict we going to
continuing shelling out more at least
until the end of the year.


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INQ=The unfortunate thing is




*CG 2line Kevin Maze
Roanoke 49:02

THE UNFORTUNATE THING IS BACK IN THE
SUMMER WHEN THEY WERE UP AROUND $3.00
EVERYONE WAS BOTHERED. NOW THEY'RE UP
CLOSE TO $2.00 AGAIN IT DOESN'T SEEM TO
BOTHER ANYBODY. SO THEY'VE SET IT TO
WHAT WHERE WE'RE USED TO IT AND ITS
UNFORTUNATE BECAUSE I DON'T LIKE IT.

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OQ=I don't like it.





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The national average for regular
unleaded fuel is $2.29.

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GRAPHIC=Christmas An unexpected place is now open


for business on Sunday's:


The Post Office.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.
Yesterday On Sunday the main branch on
Rutherford and the Cave Spring Branch
on Postal Drive will open to help ease
the last minute shipping madness.

But you won't be able to go at
anytime.

Hours are only from one to five.

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INQ=AT THIS TIME...




*CG 2line Richard Kassebaum
U.S Postal Service 00:01:22 "AT THIS TIME NOT A WHOLE LOT
OF PEOPLE KNOW WE'RE OPEN ON SUNDAYS.
WE CAN'T TELL IF IT'S GOING TO BE A
GOOD IDEA, BAD IDEA BE WE HAD TO GIVE
IT A SHOT." 00:01:28

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OQ=GIVE IT A SHOT. VO-NAT



One last thing...

If you plan to mail any packages
to the troops overseas, you have about
a week to do that in order for them to
arrive by Christmas.


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GRAPHIC=None The latest recreation of one of


the three ships that transported the
founders of the first

permanent English settlement in the New
World is ready to hit the water.

The 50-foot Discovery will be
officially launched today from a Maine
shipyard. It will sail to Jamestown
next month.

Meanwhile, tickets are now on
sale for the Jamestown 2007 Anniversary
weekend.

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*CG locator Jamestown
File Tape The festival will run May 11th
through the 13th.

Single- day tickets run 30-
dollars for adults and 15- for children
ages six- through- 12.


Children under six get in free.

The event will commemorate the
400th anniversary of the founding of
America's first permanent English
settlement.

Cultural celebrations will take
place throughout Jamestown Island

Organizers are limiting
attendance over the entire weekend to
90- thousand visitors.

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To reserve your tickets log onto
wdbj7- dot- com and click on "websites
in the news."

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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.

Mostly sunny and warm today,
with temperatures soaring into the
lower 60s.

The whole work week looks nice.

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




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GRAPHIC=None Some people are getting hot


under the collar over a rule regulating
temperatures at Virginia pounds.

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*CG locator Richmond
File Tape The state vets office uses an
inspection form to evaluate state
pounds and shelters.

Several years ago it was changed
to require facilities to maintain
temperatures between 55 and 85 degrees.


A citizen complained to the Joint
Commission on Administrative Rules.

Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith
asked if the same standards apply to
college students living in dorms or
inmates in jails.

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INQ=It looks like to me




*CG 2line Del. Morgan Griffith

(R) Salem 1:40:47 DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/(R) SALEM:


IT LOOKS LIKE TO ME, ALTHOUGH I HAVE
NOT RESEARCHED IT THAT WE MAY HAVE A
HIGHER STANDARD IN OUR POUNDS THAN WE
DO FOR OUR KIDS AND OUR INMATES.

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OQ=for our kids and for our inmates.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Virginia law requires state
facilities to protect animals from heat
and cold, but does not call for
specific temperatures.

The state veterinarian's office
is now evaluating the temperature
requirement.

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GRAPHIC=Mill Mt. Zoo One of the most recognized


animals at the Mill Mountain Zoo has
died.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke
File Tape Ruby the tiger passed away this
weekend.

For the last couple of years
she's suffered with arthritis and
kidney abnormalities which caused her
to drop about 50 pounds since the
Spring

Zoo employees realized at this
point she was only going to get worse.

They euthanized her yesterday
morning.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ=IT'S BITTER SWEET....




*CG 2line Sean Greene

Mill Mountain Zoo, Director 01:18:14 "IT'S BITTER SWEET
BECAUSE YOU HAD AN AMAZING ANIMAL UP
HERE AT THE ZOO FOR 18 YEARS THAT
TOUCHED A LOT OF PEOPLES LIVES AND WAS
A GREAT AMBASSADOR FOR WILDLIFE AND AT
THE SAME TIME EVEN THOUGH WE MADE THE
RIGHT DECISION IT STILL DOESN'T MAKE IT
FEEL ANY BETTER." 01:18:29

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OQ=FEEL ANY BETTER VO-NAT



Ruby was considered one of the
oldest living tigers in a North America
Zoo.

(END VO) (END VO)



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GRAPHIC= Christmas A Roanoke County man just


couldn't keep his holiday spirit
"bottled up."

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

He created a Christmas tree out

of recycled soda bottles-- and as you
see - it lights up.

A homeowner over in Roanoke
County spent several weeks off and on
using around 900 Sprite and Fresca
bottles.

He says he drank most of the soda
himself.

And you better believe he made
plenty of trips to the bathroom, since
the tree stands at about 13 feet.
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