03/16/07

Morning Cut-ins



ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM

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



A flood watch is effect for the
area today. Meterologist Leo
Hirsbrunner will have the full
Skytracker 7 forecast coming up after
the news.
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GRAPHIC=BRUSH FIRE A brush fire caused major backups


yesterday along Route 220 in Roanoke
and Roanoke County.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

The fire broke out just before four
o'clock between Hunting Hills and Buck
Mountain Road.

Firefighters say a burning truck
driving south on Route 220 set off
several brush fires.

Firefighters quickly got those fires
contained, after they'd consumed about
five acres.

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GRAPHIC=CRIME Pearisburg Police need help


determining who placed two homemade
bombs in a local park.

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*CG locator Pearisburg


A maintenance crew found the
crude explosive devices in January at
the entrance to Whitt River Bend Park.

One of the devices was partially
detonated.

Pearisburg Police turned the
evidence over to the State Police crime
lab.

Pearisburg's police chief says
the homemade bombs could have hurt
someone, and he's hoping someone in the
community has information.

If you can help in the
investigation, give Pearisburg Police a
call.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Ten million Americans will fall


victim to identity theft this year.

It can happen to anyone.

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*CG locator Roanoke

It happened to George Austin, and
he's the head of criminal

investigations for state police in this
part of Virginia.

He'd paid for breakfast at a
restaurant in Botetourt County one
morning last year. The waiter swiped
the magnetic strip on his credit card
TWICE.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ=And he, I guess




*CG 2line George Austin
Virginia State Police AND HE, I GUESS, REACHED UP UNDER HIS
APRON, HIT IT, AND THEN HE DOWNLOADED
IT ON HIS COMPUTER LATER ON, AND THEY
USED ALL THOSE NUMBERS. THIS MAN WAS
ACTUALLY PUTTING HIS NAME ON IT WITH MY
NUMBER, AND THEY WERE GOING THROUGH.

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Within 12-hours, someone had
charged 13-hundred dollars to his
account.

He was one of 70 people in our
area victimized by the same band of
crooks.

Captain Austin spoke at the
unveiling of a regional Financial

Crimes Task Force yesterday.

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GRAPHIC=none After serving the people of the


ninth district for nearly 14-years,
Delegate Allen Dudley says he will
*not* run for another term.

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*CG locator Richmond

The 59-year-old Republican from
Rocky Mount has served since 1994.

Dudley was also on the
Appropriations Committee from 2001 to
2006.

He says his greatest
accomplishments include meeting people
he wouldn't otherwise have met and
helping those who needed it most.

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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.



Be on the lookout for heavy rain
and chilly temperatures today.

Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will
have the full Skytracker 7 forecast
coming up after the news.


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GRAPHIC=NONE High winds and lightning can both


cause power outages, but have you ever
thought about small animals.

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*CG locator Roanoke

According to Appalachian Power,
about 10 percent of the area's outages
are caused by animals, such as
squirrels.

In most cases the animal makes

contact with energized equipment and
then comes in contact with another
surface.

Not only is the animal
electrocuted, but it can cause large
outages.

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INQ=They'll take...




*CG 2line Todd Burns
Appalachian Power Spokesman 11:13"THEY'LL TAKE THIS AND PUT IT OVER
THE ENERGIZED PART AND TRY AND INCREASE
THE DISTANCE, MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT
FOR THEM TO ACTUALLY CLOSE THAT GAP
BETWEEN THE ENERGIZED EQUIPMENT AND
GROUND."11:25

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OQ= and ground.





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Appalachian Power says they'll
install more than 7-thousand animal
guards over then next year.

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GRAPHIC=APPALACHIAN POWER And in another power note...



The top executive of Appalachian
Power's parent company A-E-P received
compensation worth more than 12-million
dollars last year.

A filing with regulators shows it
includes salary, stock options, and
other benefits including country club
dues and personal use of company
aircraft.




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GRAPHIC=None You'll see a new face if you pop


into the Franklin County Animal
Shelter...her name is Faye Hicks...

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SOT FULL NAT SOUND BREAK



INQ= 27:14-19 YES, THAT A GOOD BOY, ALL


KINDS OF GOODIES

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*CG locator Franklin Co.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



We're told in just the few days
she's been at the shelter, she's
already made a difference.

*CG 2linel November You might remember tongues were wagging
when Sherry Slaughter, the County's
first ever Adoption Specialist was
hired and fired in all of three months'
time.

Hicks fills that position..and
the first change she made was putting
beds into the kennels.

But that's just the
beginning, Hicks also wants to broaden
the volunteer base, get rescue groups
to take in some dogs and to make sure
everything's okay with new owners once
the animals leave.

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*CG 2line Marvin Woods
Franklin Co. Animal Control 13:05-18 GIVE EM A CALL, FOLLOW
UP...SEE IF THERE'S ANY ISSUES, IF
THERE ARE, ADDRESS THEM THERE SO WE
CAN MANAGE PROBLEMS IN THE HOME...AND

NOT HAVE THAT REVOLVING DOOR EFFECT
WHERE THEY COME BACK IN TO THE POUND.

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Hicks has decades of experience
caring for animals both at other
facilities and as a trainer.

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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.



A flood watch is effect for the
area today. Meterologist Leo
Hirsbrunner will have the full
Skytracker 7 forecast coming up after
the news.


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GRAPHIC=VA TRANSPORTATION Governor Tim Kaine has less than


two weeks to make changes to the
legislature's transportation plan.

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*CG locator Richmond

Yesterday Kaine met with
Republican and Democratic leaders
separate private meetings.

He's trying to gauge what
amendments the G-O-P controlled
legislature will be agreeable to.

The governor has crossed the
Commonwealth in recent weeks-- meeting
with local officials from 70-
localities.... none of whom have
encouraged him to sign the bill.

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INQ=You know, the lack of....




*CG 2line Del. Ward Armstrong

(D) Martinsville


:00



*CG 2line Del. Morgan Griffith

(R) Salem 54:43 DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/(D)

:13 MARTINSVILLE: YOU KNOW, THE LACK OF
SECONDARY ROAD MONEYS, THAT THE MONEY
MUST ONLY BE SPENT ON PRIMARY ROADS. I
GUESS THE ADEQUACY OF THE FUNDING, THE
USE OF GENERAL FUNDS. THAT'S SOMETHING
THAT'S CLEARLY ON THEIR MINDS.

46:46 DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/(R) SALEM:
WHEN YOU'RE TALKING TO THE MAN ON THE
STREET, OR YOU'RE WALKING IN THE
GROCERY STORE YOU KNOW, BUYING
GROCERIES OR GOING TO THE WAL-MART
PEOPLE ARE PRETTY MUCH PLEASED WITH IT
AND THEY'RE HAPPY THAT WE CAME TO A
COMPROMISE THAT MOVES VIRGINIA FORWARD
ON TRANSPORTATION.

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OQ=that moves Virginia forward on

transportation.



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Delegate Griffith says there are
lots of funding wish- lists, but
lawmakers have to make responsible
decisions for the taxpayers they serve.

Delegate Armstrong says the
governor may have to be creative to
avoid a "head- on collision" in the

legislature.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Ten million Americans will fall


victim to identity theft this year.

It can happen to anyone.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

It happened to George Austin, and
he's the head of criminal
investigations for state police in this
part of Virginia.

He'd paid for breakfast at a
restaurant in Botetourt County one
morning last year. The waiter swiped
the magnetic strip on his credit card
TWICE.

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INQ=And he, I guess





*CG 2line George Austin
Virginia State Police AND HE, I GUESS, REACHED UP UNDER HIS
APRON, HIT IT, AND THEN HE DOWNLOADED
IT ON HIS COMPUTER LATER ON, AND THEY
USED ALL THOSE NUMBERS. THIS MAN WAS
ACTUALLY PUTTING HIS NAME ON IT WITH MY
NUMBER, AND THEY WERE GOING THROUGH.

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OQ=going through



VO-NAT VO-NAT



Within 12-hours, someone had
charged 13-hundred dollars to his
account.

He was one of 70 people in our
area victimized by the same band of
crooks.

Captain Austin spoke at the
unveiling of a regional Financial
Crimes Task Force yesterday.

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GRAPHIC=NCAA It was quite a night for Virginia


Commonwealth University.


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*CG locator Buffalo, NY
CBS Sports The Rams pulled off the biggest
upset on the opening night of the
N-C-A-A men's basketball

tournament.

They upset sixth-seeded Duke
79-to-77 on Eric Maynor's 15-foot
jumper with one-point-eight

seconds left.

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