News 7 Morning Cut-Ins

01/03/07

*CG standup Bob Grebe BOB ON CAM

bgrebe@wdbj7.com Good Morning, I'm Bob Grebe.

Plenty of sunshine and warm
temperatures on tap for this afternoon.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
will have the full forecast after the
news.
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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=FLOODING The water's on its way up in


South Boston, where residents and

business owners are keeping a wary eye
on the Dan River as floodwaters
continue to pass through Southside.

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*CG locator Danville

Many Danville residents were
forced from their homes early Monday
and returned yesterday to find
mud-filled basements and ruined
property.

At the Mount Carmel Baptist
Church, officials figure they lost
several thousand dollars of food and
equipment when floodwaters rushed into
the church basement.

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INQ=Last disaster




*CG 2line Jerome Richardson 1:14:31
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church JEROME RICHARDSON/MT. CARMEL BAPTIST
CHURCH: LAST DISASTER ... LORD WILL
WORK IT OUT.

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OUT Q=work it out.





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Some business owners along Route
501 in South Boston packed up valuables
and moved them to higher ground
yesterday.

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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=CRIME A fatal shooting at the Dutch Inn


parking lot in Henry County has lead
investigators on the hunt for who did
it.

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*CG locator Henry Co.

At nine o-clock Monday
night...investigators say John and
Denise Finney drove to this motel to
meet someone.

When they got there, a man
allegedly got out of the car next to
them, walked over and started shooting.

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INQ=THERE ARE SOME....




*CG 2line Lane Perry
Henry Co. Sheriff 12:45:10 "THERE ARE SOME QUICK! INDICATIONS YES THIS COULD BE DRUG
RELATED AND SOME DRUGS HAVE BEEN
RECOVERED." 12:45:15

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OQ=HAVE BEEN RECOVERED





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Sheriff Deputies are searching
for three men riding in a dark blue or
black car - similar to a Pontiac- with
Connecticut license plates.

They don't believe the suspects
were staying at the motel but do
believe they know someone in the area.

If you have any information
you're asked to contact authorities.

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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None A well-known football and



basketball player in Wythe County has
been arrested and jailed.

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VO-NAT 18 year old Josh Maxwell is a


senior athlete at Fort Chiswell High
school.

He and a 20-year old... Michael
Armbrister are charged with attempted
robbery and a weapons violation.

The Sheriff says they tried to
rob the Fort Chiswell McDonalds early
Sunday morning.

Investigators say the pair went
to the drive-up window, showed a gun
and demanded FOOD.

They never got the meal but were
arrested just minutes after the
incident.

The sheriff says it was a toy
gun.

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*CG standup Bob Grebe
bgrebe@wdbj7.com


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM


GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Bob Grebe.



No rain, just buckets of sunshine
and mild temperatures in storre this
afternoon.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
will have the full forecast after the
news.
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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None A local farmer says it's like


nothing he's ever seen-- a two-headed
calf was born on his Wythe County farm
last week.

We must warn you: some viewers
may find this story visually
disturbing.

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*CG locator Wythe Co.
:00 Dairy farmer Kirk Heldreth
(HELL-dreth) assisted with the delivery
of this calf, and he thought twins were
being born at the same time.

But there was only one..... She
has four eyes, two noses, two tongues,
three jaws and three sets of teeth.


She can't moo or eat properly so
they feed her through a tube.

Heldreth (HELL-dreth) believes
she has two brains because the calf has
difficulty walking and seems to have a
dominant side.



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*CG 2line Kirk Heldreth
Dairy Farmer KIRK HELDRETH, DAIRY FARMER
:00 02:03:53 OFTEN TIMES IF THERE'S
SOMETHING WRONG WITH ONE OF THE TWINS,
NATURE TAKES CARE OF IT AND THE COW
WILL PASS IT OUT AND THE OTHER ONE
WOULD DEVELOP. IN THIS CASE THE TWO
FUSED INTO ONE.:05

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Heldreth (HELL-dreth) contacted
some professors at Virginia Tech.

The Veterinarian School is going
to study the calf to see how this
happened and maybe prevent it in the
future.


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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=WDBJ7 Logo The General Manager of W-D-B-J


Television announced yesterday he plans
to retire later this year.

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VO-NAT Bob Lee turns 64 this year.



He says he wants get back into piano
lessons, pick up where he left off
learning Spanish and go back to school.

Lee cites the arrival of DirecTV and
DISH Network among the most dramatic
changes over the 17 years he's managed
Channel 7.

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INQ=If the viewer




*CG 2line Bob Lee
WDBJ 7 President & General Manager IF THE VIEWER DOESN'T LIKE WHAT CBS OR
NBC OR ABC OR EVEN FOX HAS ON TONIGHT,
HE NOW HAS- -WHAT? ...500 CHANNELS TO

PICK FROM. AND SO THAT HAS MADE A
RICHER TELEVISION VIEWING EXPERIENCE
FOR VIEWERS, AND I THINK IN MANY WAYS
MADE US WORK A LITTLE HARDER.

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OQ=a little harder.
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Before he leaves W-D-B-J-7 for good,
Lee will serve as the corporation's
government affairs representative in
Washington for a few months.

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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Two former News 7 weathercasters,


Carol Novotny and Patrick Evans never
worked together in Roanoke, but are now
enjoying a sunny forecast together in
California.

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*CG locator Palm Springs, CA

Saturday Carol and Patrick tied the knot
on Saturday afternoon in Palm Springs,
with a large group of family and
friends on hand for the outdoor
ceremony.

Carol was a weather anchor here
from 1987 to 1990, and Patrick followed
her.

Though their work at WDBJ7 did
not overlap, Carol and Patrick credit
Roanoke with bringing them together.

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*CG standup Bob Grebe
bgrebe@wdbj7.com


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Bob Grebe.



If you like sunshine and warm
temperatures... and who doesn't?
You're in luck this afternoon.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
will have the full forecast after the
news.
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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=none Many are hopeful in 2007 we'll see


significant progress with plans to
build an amphitheater in Roanoke.

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VO NAT


*CG locator Roanoke
File Tape City council must first decide if and
where to build such a venue to hold
things like concerts.

Right now, the city is studying two
sites, Reserve Avenue near the old
Victory Stadium as well as Elmwood
Park.

Each location has its pluses and
minuses which some fear will lead to a
long drawn out debate just like Victory
Stadium.

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INQ=That would




*CG 2line Gwen Mason
Roanoke Council Member
:00 (QUICK)


*CG 2line David Trinkle

Roanoke Vice-Mayor GWEN MASON/CITY COUNCIL MEMBER: THAT :05 WOULD BE TERRIBLY UNFORTUNATE IF THIS
TURNS INTO A DECADE LONG DEBATE.

DAVE TRINKLE/VICE-MAYOR: IF IT BECOMES
A THREE TO FIVE YEAR PROJECT LIKE WE'VE
SEEN HISTORICALLY HERE IT MAY NEVER
HAPPEN.

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VO NAT VO NAT

Both Trinkle and Mason are hopeful
city council can pick a location by the
end of 2007, and possibly even fund the
project.

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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE The Henry County Board of


Supervisors has decided it's current
leader, H-G Vaughn is doing a fine job.

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*CG locator Henry Co.
File Tape Last night, the Board unamiously
re-elected him as chairman for another
year.

This will be his second term.

Jim Adams from the Blackberry
District will serve as vice chairman.

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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=APPALACHIAN POWER "RATE Appalachian Power customers will

INCREASE" pay more for power this month.

The company has requested a four-
percent fuel- rate increase to meet the
projected rise in the cost of fuel used
to generate electricity this year.

Customers using one- thousand
kilowatt hours will see an increase of
two- dollars- 45- cents on their
bills.

The rate hike will take effect
while the State Corporation Commission
reviews the request.

Public comment on the matter will
be heard later this month in Richmond.





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BOB ON CAM BOB ON CAM

GRAPHIC=GOODYEAR After a three month strike


Goodyear employees returned to work
yesterday.

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*cg FILE File Tape

That includes about two thousand
at Goodyear's plant in Danville, where
striking workers had been on the picket
lines since October.

Workers approved a three year
agreement last week.

The Ohio-based tire maker says
full supply of Goodyear products won't
be available for a month or more.

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