News 7 Morning Cut-Ins

05/25/07



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GRAPHIC=Morning Report Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.

The holiday weekend is upon
us, and Mother Nature will cooperate
with those outdoor plans.

Look for highs today in the
mid 80s.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full Skytracker 7 forecast,

after the news.


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GRAPHIC=CASSELL, FRANK Former Henry County Sheriff Frank


Cassell pleaded guilty in federal court
yesterday..

The 69-year old lawman will
likely serve jail time after admitting
that he lied to the F-B-I.

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*CG locator Roanoke

Federal agents had been
investigating the Henry County
Sheriff's department for a while.

When one of them asked Cassell
whether he knew that some of his
deputies were selling drugs, the
Sheriff denied any knowledge of that.

Surveillance tapes indicated he
was aware of it.

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GRAPHIC=Frank Cassell Hold Attorneys from both sides later


addressed the news media.

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*CG locator Roanoke

U.S Attorney John Brownlee
believes he had a strong case but
declined to say why then his office
agreed to dismiss several of the
charges in exchange for a plea
agreement.

Cassell could spend the next
five years behind bars and the U.S.
Attorney indicated his office will seek
significant jail time in this case.

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INQ=This is widespread




*CG 2line John Brownlee
U. S. Attorney
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*CG 2line John Lichenstein
Cassell's Attorney JOHN BROWNLEE/U.S. ATTORNEY: THIS IS :10 WIDESPREAD CORRUPTION. ANYTIME A
LEADER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTS

THESE KINDS OF CRIMES IT'S IMPORTANT WE
SEND A MESSAGE.

JOHN LICHTENSTEIN/CASSELL'S ATTORNEY:
FRANK HAS TAKEN RESPONSBILITY FOR HIS
ACTIONS. HE BELIEVES THE AGREEMENT
REACHED WITH THE GOVERNMENT IS FAIR.
TO THE PEOPLE OF HENRY COUNTY AND THE
LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY HE SERVED FOR
SO MANY YEARS HE IS TRULY SORRY.

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Until Cassell is sentenced later
this summer, he will remain free on
bond.

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GRAPHIC=NONE There's trouble rocking a police


department in Smyth County as well.

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VO-NAT Three officers have been removed


and arrested in the last three weeks,

bringing Chilhowie's police department
down to three members.

The latest firing and arrest is
James E. Runyon.

He's accused of selling drugs.

Yesterday we told you about the
former Police Chief and Sergeant.

Dwayne Sheffield is accused of
Rape and several other sex crimes.

Brian Doss is facing several
charges including forcible sodomy and
sexual battery

State Police say the pair
sexually assaulted a 17 year old girl
in a haunted house fundraiser last
October.

Runyon is out of jail on bond,
awaiting trial.

Sheffield and Doss are being held
without bond at the Southwest Virginia
Regional Jail in Abingdon.

They have bond hearings today.

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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.

More sunshine and summerlike
temperatures are on the way-- look for
highs in the mid to upper 80s through
the weekend.

Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has the full forecast, in just a few
minutes.


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GRAPHIC=none A memorial is now in place for


the 141- Virginians who've been killed
fighting the war on terror.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Richmond

137- pictures, with four more to
be added, now hang in the lobby of the
attorney general's office.

Also displayed-- a Virginia flag
that Patrick county native, Marine
Corporal Jonathan Bowling flew in Iraq.


The Wall of Honor was dedicated
during a ceremony at the capitol
yesterday.

The Wall of Honor is open to the
public during regular business hours.

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GRAPHIC=NONE The entire city of Danville has


been named one of the Most Endangered
Historic Sites in Virginia...

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*cg locator Danville
File Tape That means its historic
architecture isn't being preserved.

These rankings are made each year
by Preservation Virginia, and include
everything from battlefields to
historic buildings that aren't being
properly cared for.

This isn't the first time
something in Danville has made the
list, but it is the first time the
whole city was on it.

The trouble started when Danville

lost its two major industries, tobacco
and textiles.

*cg locator Botetourt Co. Four Roanoke park buildings and the
Greenfield plantation in Botetourt
County are also on the list.

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GRAPHIC=Explore Park The 2007 season is a special one


for Roanoke County's Explore Park.

That's because of the tie-in with
the year-long celebration of Virginia's
400th anniversary going on in
Jamestown.

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VO NAT


*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Each week, Explore Park
highlights a different topic, or theme.

The programs are held each week
on Sunday afternoons.





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INQ= what we're doing




*CG 2line Anna Wills
Explore Park Education Supervisor

15.12 "What we're doing is taking
Jamestown's weekly themes... 17th,
18th, and 19th centuries." 15.45 (:33)



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OQ= 19th centuries.




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The Sunday afternoon programs
centered around the Jamestown themes
run through November.

This Sunday the topic will be
transportation.
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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.

The holiday weekend is upon us, and
Mother Nature will cooperate with those
outdoor plans.

Look for highs today in the
mid 80s.

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


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GRAPHIC=POLICE SHOOTING An internal investigation is


over-- now a Roanoke police officer is
back at work after a fatal shooting.

ENG#=1 VO NAT


VO NAT Officer A. S. Puckett was on
administrative leave while a routine
investigation was underway.

*CG locator Roanoke Puckett, as you may remember, fatally
shot 43 year-old John Harvey Bridges.

Bridges' roommate Ron Ragland
says he called police because his
friend was suicidal.

Police say when they arrived,

Bridges grabbed a sword and came toward
them in a threatening manner.

Ragland told us police never gave
him a chance to drop the weapon, and
the sword never came out of its cover.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD The department has completed its


investigation and it's up to the
Commonwealth's Attorney's office to
determine if charges need to be filed.




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GRAPHIC=NONE Even though it was a PHONY bomb, a


suspect may still face charges in
Blacksburg.

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*CG locator Blacksburg

Maintenance workers at the
Village Apartments in Blacksburg found
what appeared to be a bomb in an
apartment yesterday morning.


Police say they found a device
similar to a suicide bomber's vest that
held six canisters and a circuit board.

The building was evacuated for
most of the day and the device was
eventually detonated.

Police believe it was a hoax,
however possession of even a phony
explosive device is a class six felony
in Virginia.

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GRAPHIC=none Lynchburg leaders are starting a


community dialogue about racial issues.

This comes eight months after a
black man died in police custody

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*CG locator Lynchburg

Officials unveiled a timeline
yesterday for a series of discussions
on race. The first one will start this
fall.

Organizers say the key will be
getting people to come forward to voice

their opinions.

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INQ=People have to




*CG 2line Judith Johnson
MLK Community Council JUDITH JOHNSON/MLK COMMUNITY COUNCIL:
PEOPLE HAVE TO TALK TO US. THEY'VE GOT
TO TALK TO ONE ANOTHER OR WE'LL HAVE
STUDY CIRCLES THAT ARE NOT BONA FIDE
STUDY CIRCLES. SO IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING
ON YOUR MIND, CONCERNING WHERE YOU
LIVE, SCHOOLS OR WHATEVER IT MAY BE, AS
A COMMUNITY WE HAVE TO COME FORWARD AND
TALK ABOUT IT.

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OQ=talk about it.





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Comments and suggestions from the
group discussions will then be made
part of an action plan for the city to
follow up on.

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