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GRAPHIC=None Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.


Plenty of sunshine today with
cooler highs in the lower 80s.


But it'll finally feel like fall
tomorrow.


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


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GRAPHIC=None Weeks without measurable rain has


produced drought conditions across the
region.


Officials in Nelson County have
declared a local emergency and have
banned all open burning.


That means there is no burning
outdoors on public or private property.

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GRAPHIC=Bittler A Bedford County family now knows


where their daughter is....she was
missing for nine days.....


CHANNEL=A VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Bedford Co.


It was shortly after noon
yesterday that the wreckage of a car
was spotted- down a 30-foot embankment
near Nester Road - That's in the
Thaxton area of Bedford County.


Authorities later confirmed the
car belonged to 19-year-old Samantha
Bittler ... who disappeared after
leaving a friend's house.


Bittler's body was found outside
the car ... investigators are trying to
figure out what happened.


CHANNEL=B SOT FULL
SOT FULL


INQ=It's still in

*CG 2line Bob Carpentieri 4:46:48

Virginia State Police SGT. BOB CARPENTIERI/VA STATE POLICE:
IT'S STILL IN THE INITIAL STAGES. LIKE
THE CAPTAIN SAID, IT APPEARS THE
VEHICLE WENT OFF THE ROAD, AND THE
MEDICAL EXAMINER WILL DETERMINE THE
CAUSE OF DEATH AND HOPEFULLY THE TIME
AS WELL. RIGHT NOW WE REALLY DON'T HAVE
ANY IDEA HOW LONG THE VEHICLE HAD BEEN
THERE.


RUNS=17 (END SOT)


OQ=had been there.


VO-NAT VO-NAT


Bittler's body has been sent to
Roanoke for an autopsy.


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GRAPHIC=HOLD The family had been


desperately searching for Samantha for
over a week.


CHANNEL=C VO-NAT


VO-NAT Samantha Bittler's family last


talked to her on Sunday, September
30th.


The 19-year-old was spending the
night at her cousin's house in
Botetourt County.


The next day she never made it to
work.

*CG locator Roanoke .......when she missed her daily Saturday phone call to her dad- that's when the
family says they knew something was
wrong and started their search.


"Sam" as she was known- graduated
from Liberty High School in 2006.


Her family described her as an
outgoing young woman who never met a
stranger..


(END VO) (END VO)

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GRAPHIC=Victim Identified Federal investigators are looking


for the cause of this weekend's fatal
gyrocopter crash in Blacksburg


The victim's name was released
yesterday.


Judy Albert was 43 and from
Christiansburg.


CHANNEL=A VO-NAT


VO-NAT Albert worked at Virginia Tech


with the pilot of the lightweight
aircraft, 60 year old Randy Pelt, Jr.

*CG locator Blacksburg She was a passenger when the
Gyrocopter burst into flames on
Saturday after hitting the ground in
the backyard of a home on Landsdowne
Street.


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*LEO IN CHROMAKEY LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG


< Watts in the SkyTracker7 Forecast
Center. A cold front continues to move
through the area. The winds will also
increase a bit during the passage.
Behind the front, much cooler
temperatures, with highs barely making
it into the lower 80s today, and in the
low to mid 60s Thursday and Friday.
We'll also monitor an upper level low
coming out of the Great Lakes by the
end of the week. This may provide
another opportunity for a shower or two
in the western mountains.


WEDNESDAY: Mainly sunny, breezy and
cooler. High: 83


WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and
cool. Low: 50


THURSDAY: Partly sunny, not as warm .
High: 64��Get the latest weather
forecast and radar imagery anytime on
our website, wdbj7.com. >>


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kmcbroom@wdbj7.com

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GRAPHIC=None Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.


Cooler temperatures
today..with highs in the lower 80s.


But just wait until
tomorrow--- temperatures will only


climb into the 60s.


Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has more on that, coming up.


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GRAPHIC=NONE The electricity's been


made....the coal's been burned...so
what do you do with the left over
material????


A possible answer is the
source of controversy in Giles County
once again....


CHANNEL=A VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Giles Co.


Yesterday, the Board of
Supervisors held a special meeting for
state officials to explain how the
Cumberland Park would work, and
requirements needed to use A-E-P's fly
ash.


Many who showed up at the meeting
want the project stopped-- saying fly
ash is toxic and will harm the New
River, as well as animals and people.


But state leaders say there is no
reason to hold up the project.


CHANNEL=B SOT FULL
SOT FULL


INQ=if the project

*CG 2line Steve Dietrich

Department of Environmental Quality STEVE DIETRICH, DEQ

:00 5:09:08 IF THE PROJECT IS BUILT THE WAY
IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE BUILT THOSE RISKS
ARE MINIMAL. I'M NOT GOING TO SAY
THERE'S NEVER A RISK BECAUSE WITH ANY
PROJECT THERE'S ALWAYS SOME RISK :17


RUNS=:09 (END SOT)


OQ=some risk


VO-NAT VO-NAT


The D-E-Q still has to give final
approval.


The Cumberland Park project does
not need county approval, and legal
counsel told the board they can't stop
it.


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GRAPHIC=AEP Lawsuit You might see another change in


your AEP rates......


That's because the power company has
reached a settlement with the EPA in an
8-year-old lawsuit...


CHANNEL=C VO-NAT


VO-NAT AEP will spend 4.6 billion


dollars to improve its plants to reduce
chemical emissions....those emissions
are blamed for acid rain....


The government sued in 1999,
saying AEP deliberately ignored the
Clean Air Act...so now the company must
pay a 15 million-dollar civil fine and
60 million dollars in cleanup and
mitigation costs to help heal polluted
land in the Shenandoah National Park
and waterways, including the Chesapeake
Bay.


They have 10 years to reduce
emissions by about 70 percent.


(END VO) (END VO)

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GRAPHIC=NONE If you haven't registered to


vote-- you've missed your chance.


CHANNEL=A VO-NAT


VO-NAT

*CG locator Henry Co.


Registrar's offices across the
area were busy yesterday processing
last minute applications.


However, since this isn't a
presidential election year, most
predict voter turnout will be less than
40 percent.


A side note here, you can still
apply to vote by absentee ballot if
you're already a registered voter.


The last day to sign up is
Tuesday, October 30th.


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LEO IN CHROMAKEY


LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG


<
Watts in the SkyTracker7 Forecast
Center. A cold front continues to move
through the area. The winds will also
increase a bit during the passage.
Behind the front, much cooler
temperatures, with highs barely making
it into the lower 80s today, and in the
low to mid 60s Thursday and Friday.
We'll also monitor an upper level low
coming out of the Great Lakes by the
end of the week. This may provide
another opportunity for a shower or two
in the western mountains.


WEDNESDAY: Mainly sunny, breezy and
cooler. High: 83


WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and
cool. Low: 50


THURSDAY: Partly sunny, not as warm .
High: 64��Get the latest weather
forecast and radar imagery anytime on
our website, wdbj7.com. >>


WEATHER PRO


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10/10/2007 0kmcbroom 505:23 0:10 0:00 0:10 -- *CG standup Kimberly McBroom

kmcbroom@wdbj7.com

ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM


GRAPHIC=None Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.


Plenty of sunshine today with
cooler highs in the lower 80s.


But it'll finally feel like fall
tomorrow.


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



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GRAPHIC=WF Coming Soon They say patience is a virtue--


but William Fleming students won't have
to be patient much longer for their new
high school and stadium.


CHANNEL=A VO NAT

VO NAT

*CG locator Roanoke


Late yesterday, the project got
underway as the mayor, superintendent,
school board members, and nearby
residents gathered for a groundbreaking
ceremony.


The new school will look this and
will cost roughly 57 million dollars.


It will include new classrooms, a
cafeteria, gym, auditorium, and a
football stadium.


The school board chairman told News
7's Justin McLeod that a new school is
long overdue.


CHANNEL=B SOT FULL
SOT FULL 9:27:18 (CLIP 56)


INQ=You walk around

*CG 2line David Carson

School Board Chairman DAVID CARSON/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN:


YOU WALK AROUND THIS SCHOOL JUSTIN I'M
LOOKING AT THE ROOF OVER THERE WITH THE
PEELING PAINT. I'M LOOKING AT
CLASSROOMS THAT WERE GEMS IN THEIR DAY
BUT ARE NEED OF REPAIR. YOU CAN
REPAIR, YOU CAN BAND AID STUFF BUT IT'S
TIME TO BRING A 21ST CENTURY LEARNING
COMMUNITY.


RUNS=17 (END SOT)


OQ=century learning community

VO NAT VO NAT


Construction should begin in the
next few weeks with the new facility
scheduled to be finished by the summer
of 2009.


(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=none It enhances the neighborhood,


slows traffic and raises property
values ... so Lynchburg city leaders
are all for a program that would help
replace paved streets with brick and


cobblestone.


CHANNEL=C VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Lynchburg


City council last night voted to
apply for a federal grant that would
pay for removing asphalt from streets
in three of the city's historic
districts to expose the old stone
pavers underneath.


It's been done in other parts of
the city, including Daniel's Hill ...
residents there say it's helping to
revitalize their neighborhood.


CHANNEL=A SOT FULL
SOT FULL


INQ=It's been a huge

*CG 2line Jim Scow

Daniel's Hill Resident

:00

*CG 2line Dennis Newton (5:01:33//5:04:30)

Diamond Hill Resident JIM SCOW/DANIEL'S HILL RESIDENT: IT'S :15 BEEN A HUGE BENEFIT OVER THERE IN THAT
NEIGHBORHOOD, WE REALLY NEEDED THAT.
IT'S ENCOURAGED PEOPLE TO COME IN THERE
AND BUY HOMES, SOME OF THOSE OLD HOMES.


YOU KNOW HOW IMPORTANT SOME OF THOSE
OLD HOMES ARE HERE IN LYNCHBURG WHERE
TOURISM IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR
REVENUE.


DENNIS NEWTON/DIAMOND HILL RESIDENT:
EXPOSING BRICK AND COBBLESTONE STREETS
WILL INCREASE PROPERTY VALUES.
INCREASING DOWNTOWN RESIDENTIAL
PROPERTY VALUES IS AN ECONOMIC BENEFIT
FOR DOWNTOWN AND THE ENTIRE CITY.


RUNS=24 (END SOT)


OQ=the entire city.


VO-NAT VO-NAT


The grant is for more than
800-thousand dollars ... the city would
have to match 20 percent of that over
four years.


(END VO) (END VO)


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LEO IN CHROMAKEY


LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG


< Watts in the SkyTracker7 Forecast
Center. A cold front continues to move
through the area. The winds will also
increase a bit during the passage.
Behind the front, much cooler
temperatures, with highs barely making
it into the lower 80s today, and in the
low to mid 60s Thursday and Friday.
We'll also monitor an upper level low
coming out of the Great Lakes by the
end of the week. This may provide
another opportunity for a shower or two
in the western mountains.


WEDNESDAY: Mainly sunny, breezy and
cooler. High: 83


WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and
cool. Low: 50


THURSDAY: Partly sunny, not as warm .
High: 64��Get the latest weather
forecast and radar imagery anytime on
our website, wdbj7.com. >>


WEATHERPRO


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10/10/2007 0kmcbroom 475:23 0:10 0:00 0:10 -- *CG standup Kimberly McBroom

kmcbroom@wdbj7.com

ANCHOR ON CAM ANCHOR ON CAM


GRAPHIC=None Good Morning, I'm Kimberly


McBroom.


Cooler temperatures today..with
highs in the lower 80s.


But just wait until
tomorrow--- temperatures will only


climb into the 60s.


Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner
has more on that, coming up.



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GRAPHIC=Call for Regulations Just about anything that goes


into our bodies is regulated ..
everything we eat, and even many things
we don't, like lipstick....


The Food and Drug Administration has a
say... .


CHANNEL=A VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Richmond


But one of the most deadly
products on the market isn't FDA
regulated... cigarettes.


Now Christian, Jewish and Muslim
leaders from across the Commonwealth
are joining forces in hopes of changing
that.


They're pushing Senators Webb and
Warner to support the "Family Smoking
Prevention and Tobacco Control Act"...


One that would give the F-D-A control
over the levels of tar and nicotine
found in cigarettes.


The feds would also have more say
in how tobacco products are marketed.


CHANNEL=B SOT FULL
SOT FULL


INQ=It would force the tobacco ...

*CG 2line Rev. Marc Brown

United Methodist Church 1:55:21 REV. MARC BROWN/UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH: IT WOULD FORCE THE
TOBACCO COMPANIES TO TELL THE TRUTH
ABOUT WHAT IS IN CIGARETTES AND WHAT
THEIR OWN RESEARCH SHOWS ABOUT HOW
DEADLY AND ADDICTIVE THEIR PRODUCTS
ARE. 09


RUNS=09 (END SOT)


OQ=addictive their products are.


VO-NAT VO-NAT


Faith leaders are especially
concerned about companies marketing
cigarettes to children.


(END VO) (END VO)


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GRAPHIC=none Saturday marks the sixth annual


Fall Festival in downtown Vinton.


The day starts at 8 A-M with a
5-K run through the streets.


A line-up packed with various
local musical acts will be performing
on two different stages.


CHANNEL=C VO NAT

VO NAT There will be plenty of food and
craft vendors, and numerous children's
activities to keep everyone busy.


An open house is planned for the
newly- renovated Vinton War Memorial.


And a Doggy Pageant and costume
contest should get plenty of tongues
wagging.


Six years ago, the Vinton Fall
Festival began as an event to help
downtown business owners and has
steadily grown.



CHANNEL=A SOT FULL
SOT FULL


INQ= the town

*CG 2line Anthony Conner

Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce VINTON FEST (2)


50.15 "THE TOWN CAME TO THE CHAMBER
AFTER THAT YEAR AND ASKED THAT WE
CONTINUE THE PROGRAM SO FROM THERE WE
HAVE GROWN IT FROM JUST A SMALL
FESTIVAL TO ONE THAT ATTRACTS BETWEEN
FIVE TO SEVEN THOUSAND PEOPLE ANNUALLY
TO THE DOWNTOWN VINTON AREA." 50.30


RUNS=16 (END SOT)


OQ=Vinton area.


VO NAT VO NAT


And everyone's favorite... the
Mayberry Deputy will be at the Festival
from 11-to-4.


TAKE INET TAKE INET


For more information on the
Vinton Fall Festival, you can visit the
Chamber's website.


We have it linked to ours.


Just go to WDBJ7.com and click on
weblinks.

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LEO IN CHROMAKEY


LEO IN CHROMAKEY



WEATHER BUG


< Watts in the SkyTracker7 Forecast
Center. A cold front continues to move
through the area. The winds will also
increase a bit during the passage.
Behind the front, much cooler
temperatures, with highs barely making
it into the lower 80s today, and in the
low to mid 60s Thursday and Friday.
We'll also monitor an upper level low
coming out of the Great Lakes by the
end of the week. This may provide
another opportunity for a shower or two
in the western mountains.


WEDNESDAY: Mainly sunny, breezy and
cooler. High: 83


WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and
cool. Low: 50


THURSDAY: Partly sunny, not as warm .


High: 64��Get the latest weather
forecast and radar imagery anytime on
our website, wdbj7.com. >>


WEATHER PRO


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