News 7 Morning Cut-Ins

02/12/07


ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

Mild temperatures today
reaching the lower 50s for highs.

But cold weather and some
wintry precipitation returns tomorrow.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the details, after the news.

But first, here are some school

delays.
TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH

Alleghany County schools, Jackson
River Technical Center, and Mount
Carmel Preschool in Covington are all
running two hours late today.








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GRAPHIC=None It caused quite a scare when two


men fell through the ice in a lake
north of Bedford City.
TAKE MAP TAKE APRISA

Here's a look at where the
accident took place off Simpkins Lake
Road yesterday.

The first man suposedly fell in
the water when his canoe tipped over.

ENG#=1 TAKE VO

TAKE VO


*CG locator Bedford Co.

A witness told News 7 she and her
husband weren't far behind.


The husband threw a rope to the
vicitm but it was too short so he went
in for the man and the ice cracked on
him as well.

Both men were taken to the
hospital for treatment.

The wife says when the two were
pulled out, they had a mild case of
hypothermia.

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GRAPHIC=Accident The tunnel on Airport Road was


the scene of an accident yesterday.
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*CG locator Roanoke

Workers had to shut down one of
the lanes when a pick-up truck collided
with a city salt truck around 10
yesterday morning.

The salt truck was performing
maintenance at the time.

Emergency rescuers took the
driver of the pick-up to the hospital.

Her name nor condition have been

released.

Charges have not been filed but
the accident is under investigation.

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GRAPHIC=Business News An industry analyst says the


future looks bright...

despite a tough couple of years for
furniture companies in Southside

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Martinsville
File Tape A representative from Mann,
Armistead and Epperson out of Richmond
is optimistic about how Bassett,
Stanley and Hooker furniture are
responding to the increased demand of
imported furniture - which has replaced
domestic lines at many companies.

Hooker recently announced next

month it will make mass cuts to its
employment staff to stay financially
sound.

Even so, business analysts
believe Hookers managers are "among the
smartest people in the business."

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GRAPHIC=None Some local musicians were in the


race at last night's Grammy Awards.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Los Angeles, CA
Last Night You might recall DecembeRadio a
Chrisitian rock band was nominated for
Best Rock Gospel Album..however they
didn't bring a grammy home.

Another well known
musician....Blue Grass legend Ralph
Stanley also walked away empty handed.

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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'll have a little taste of
warmer weather today, before the wintry
mix arrives tomorrow.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full forecast details, after
the news.
TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH

Alleghany County schools, Jackson
River Technical Center, and Mount
Carmel Preschool in Covington are all
running two hours


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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Some Roanoke citizens are


commemorating Black History month on a
high note.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke


A crowd gathered at William
Fleming High School for a fun-filled
program yesterday afternoon.

A number of area churches and
schools partnered for the event...

And there was plenty going on,
including a step show from students at
Northside Middle and High Schools.

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KIMBERLY ON CAM KIMBERLY ON CAM

GRAPHIC=VA Legislature Too often you hear stories about


elderly people wandering off, but now a
new alert system might prevent that
from happening.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Richmond

By year 2020, there will be
nearly one and a half million people
65- or older living in Virginia.

To help those with dementia or
other memory illnesses, the House and
Senate have passed bills creating a
Senior Alert system.

The system, designed by State

Police, will help mobilize law
enforcement officers within two hours
once a senior citizen is reported
missing.

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INQ=When an older person wanders off...




*CG 2line Del. Allen Dudley

(R) Rocky Mount






*CG 2line Bob McDonnell
Virginia Attorney General
:12 1:19:24 DEL. ALLEN DUDLEY/(R) ROCKY
MOUNT: WHEN AN OLDER PERSON WANDERS
OFF AND THEY BECOME DISORIENTED YOU
KNOW WE CAN'T WAIT UNTIL WE CHECK NEW
JERSEY AND EVERYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY TO
SEE IF THEY MIGHT HAVE GONE OFF
SOMEWHERE. 11

1:13:11 BOB McDONNELL: NO MATTER HOW
GOOD CARETAKER OR THE FAMILY MEMBER IS
YOU CAN'T WATCH SOMEBODY 24 HOURS A DAY
AND THESE KINDS OF EVENTS CAN HAPPEN
AND THIS WILL TRIGGER AN IMMEDIATE
RESPONSE. 08

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OQ=this will trigger an immediate


response.



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The Senior Alert program would
not be imposed on localities
automatically.

They would have the option to
chose whether or not to participate.

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GRAPHIC=None It was a choc-O- holic's heaven


at the Holiday Inn--

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NAT/VO FULL NATS @00:54:12 - 00:54:15-FIRE

RUNS=:03 Yesterday's event was a


fundraiser for the American Culinary
Federation's Southwestern Virginia
Chapter.

Just look at the
selection....folks were able to satisfy
their sweet tooth with strawberries
dressed in chocolate, brownies and

chocolate fondue.

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INQ=we have different




*CG 2line Charles Chang
American Culinary Federations STARTS AT 00:49:54

CHARLES CHANGE/ AMERICAN CULINARY
FEDERATION'S SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA
CHAPTER, PRESIDENT - WE HAVE DIFFERENT
CHEFS HAVE DIFFERENT PRODUCTS HERE...
GOT TRUFFLE, TRUFFLE, CHOCOLATE
FILLING...

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OQ=truffle, chocolate filling





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There was even a
chocolate-covered castle.

Proceeds will allow the chapter
to send culinary students to a regional
competition in April.

This will be the first time the
chapter is sending a team to compete.

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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.

Mild temperatures today reaching the
lower 50s for highs.

But cold weather and some
wintry precipitation returns tomorrow.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the details, after the news.

But first, here are some school
delays.
TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH

Alleghany County schools, Jackson
River Technical Center, and Mount
Carmel Preschool in Covington are all
running two hours
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ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Electric Rates It's something that's catching


many area residents by surprise...

ENG#=1 VO-NAT




VO-NAT All Appalachian Power customers


are seeing an average 25 to 38 percent
rate hike.

The more electricity you use, the
higher your rate.

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INQ=We've been holding




*CG 2line John Shepelwich
Appalachian Power Spokesman JOHN SHEPELWICH: WE'VE BEEN HOLDING OUR
PRICES DOWN AND IT'S JUST BEEN TOO LONG
OF A TIME TO KEEP THOSE PRICES DOWN
WITHOUT HURTING THE RELIABILITY OF
SERVICE.

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OQ=reliability of service





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Appalachian power says that rising
expenses on their end have forced them
to pass some of those costs along to
the customer.

The company says it couldn't
GRADUALLY increase the rates, because
this was their first opportunity since
2000 to ask for an increase.

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GRAPHIC=Electric Rates Virginia law allows Appalachian


Power to increase your rates even
though they have not yet been approved.

If the increase is eventually
denied, customers will receive a refund
with interest.

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GRAPHIC=none Amazement Square, in Lynchburg,


is all about hands-on learning.

That's the approach of its
interactive workshop educating the
public of what it's like to be
disabled.

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VO NAT


*CG locator Lynchburg

Amazement Square is trying to aid
that effort- of- understanding by
helping children and adults learn what
it's like to have a disability.

The center's been conducting this
type of workshop for four years.


Amazement Square has items such
as goggles designed to replicate the
different degrees of visual impairment.

There are also instruments, like
braile strips, that demonstrate how
one's other senses become enhanced, if
one or more is impaired.

Canes, braces and a wheelchair
are used to demonstrate limited
mobility.

Amazement Square also takes the
learning experience out into the
community.

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INQ= it's very




*CG 2line Shawne Farmer
Amazement Square - Dir. of Education 21.59 "IT'S VERY, VERY EASY FOR US TO
PACK UP AND TAKE IT ON THE ROAD AND
VISIT COMPANIES, SCHOOLS, CHURCH
GROUPS. WE'VE DONE QUITE A FEW
WORKSHOPS FOR ALL OF THOSE." 22.10
(:11)

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OQ= of those.




VO NAT VO NAT

The interesting methods include,

those who can not speak using flash
cards that depict or describe an
emotion they may be feeling.

Also, Amazement Square uses
scented markers to help visually
impaired children experience color.

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