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Thirty-Weather

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7Fire-Lawsuit


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A fire at the Cabin Lake Apartments in Danville is leading some residents to court to recoup their losses.
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Some 250 were left homeless after the blaze Thanksgiving night.
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SOT 9:52:55
IN Q=THEY'RE TELLING US

((STEPHANIE HARRIS/CABIN LAKE RESIDENT: THEY'RE TELLING US IF WE DIDN'T HAVE RENTERS' INSURANCE WE'RE OUT OF LUCK. THERE ARE FAMILIES THAT HAVE NOWHERE TO GO.))
SUPER=01-Stephanie Harris/Cabin Lake Resident;
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Some say they plan to take legal action because of the serious maintenance problems they say existed.
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SOT 9:55:05
IN Q=basically people don't

((HARRIS: BASICALLY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW THAT THE OTHER PEOPLE HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT IT , BUT WHEN WE ALL GET TOGETHER AND DISCUSS IT, IT COMES OUT THAT THIS HAS BEEN A PROBLEM AND NOTHING WAS DONE ABOUT IT. IT HAD TO RESULT TO THIS.))
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Fire officials are looking into complaints that the smoke detectors did not work.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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7Project-Warm


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As we get head into the heart of the winter season, one of the most important things is keeping our homes heated.
That's what Project Warm is all about.
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SUPER=03-Salem;


Volunteers from the Church of the Brethren run the program.
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SOT 54:43:29
IN Q=IT'S A PROGRAM

((MARC WILSON/PROJECT WARM: IT'S A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES FIREWOOD TO PEOPLE OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY BE IT SALEM, ROANOKE OR ROANOKE COUNTY, WHO OTHERWISE HAVE NO MEANS OF HEATING THEIR HOMES.))
SUPER=01-Marc Wilson/Project Warm;
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All the needed firewood is donated, usually by contractors; then the volunteers split it and deliver it to the needy.
Marc Wilson says they don't need any more wood, but they would like to serve more families.
If you or someone you know needs help keeping warm this winter, contact The Salvation Army and ask about Project Warm.
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7Mortgagemobile


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"Mortgage-mobile" could be Virginia's answer to affordable housing.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The R-V is a fully equipped loan office from the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
Staffers travel through far Southwest Virginia offering loan counseling.
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SOT 13:29:29
IN Q=the people we're talking

((DICK JOHNDROW/LOAN ORIGINATOR MGR: THE PEOPLE WE'RE TALKING TO DON'T HAVE A LOT OF MONEY OF THEIR OWN, THEY HAVE A RELATIVELY LOW INCOME UNSKILLED PEOPLE THE SYSTEM DOESN'T READILY ACCOMMODATE THEM SO OUR FACILITY IS AIMED AT SHOWING THEM WHAT WE CAN DO.))
SUPER=01-Dick Johndrow/Loan Originator Manager;
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V-H-D-A officials say traditional banking systems don't usually accommodate these people.
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7Drunk-driving


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Roanoke City police are on patrol to stop drunk drivers.
Officials are setting up sobriety checkpoints to curb holiday drunk driving.
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Authorities set up one checkpoint in Vinton last Friday night.
Officers look for tell-tale signs of a drunk driver such as not maintaining eye contact, or slurred speech patterns.
If an officer suspects the driver to be drunk, a series of simple coordination tests are done.
But for those drivers who DO chose to drive while under the influence, authorities say they are on the lookout.
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SOT10:45:52
IN Q=These other folks

((Lt. Bower/Roanoke City Police Dept.: THESE OTHER FOLKS THAT CHOOSE TO DRINK AND DRIVE, NEED TO BE AWARE THAT WE'RE GONNA BE OUT HERE, AND BE OUT HERE IN FORCE AND ITS FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL AND IF YOU'RE CAUGHT IMPAIRED DRIVING, YOU'RE PROBABLY GOING WITH US. DOESN'T MAKE FOR A GOOD HOLIDAY.))
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The checkpoint was operated as part of a massive state-wide traffic program, "Smart, Safe and Sober" emphasizing safe driving.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your back to work forecast... Today looks like a wintry day under partly cloudy and windy skies with highs only reaching the upper 40's near 50.
Tonight looks cold with lows dropping into the 20's and 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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55Fire-Lawsuit


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GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


After a holiday blaze left them homeless, former Cabin Lake Apartment residents are considering legal action.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


Many residents are going to court to recoup their losses.
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SOT 9:52:55
IN Q=THEY'RE TELLING US

((STEPHANIE HARRIS/CABIN LAKE RESIDENT: THEY'RE TELLING US IF WE DIDN'T HAVE RENTERS' INSURANCE WE'RE OUT OF LUCK. THERE ARE FAMILIES THAT HAVE NOWHERE TO GO.))
SUPER=01-Stephanie Harris/Cabin Lake Resident;
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OUT Q=HAVE NOWHERE TO GO


Some say they plan to take legal action because of the serious maintenance problems they say existed.
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SOT 9:55:05
IN Q=basically people don't

((HARRIS: BASICALLY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW THAT THE OTHER PEOPLE HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT IT , BUT WHEN WE ALL GET TOGETHER AND DISCUSS IT, IT COMES OUT THAT THIS HAS BEEN A PROBLEM AND NOTHING WAS DONE ABOUT IT. IT HAD TO RESULT TO THIS.))
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OUT Q=RESULT TO THIS
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Fire officials are looking into complaints that the smoke detectors did not work.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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55E-Project-Warm


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A roaring fireplace is a comfort of home--
And Project Warm is making sure those who can't afford to buy firewood can get it free during the cold winter months.
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SUPER=03-Salem;


Volunteers from the Church of the Brethren run the program.
All the needed firewood is donated, usually by contractors; then the volunteers split it and deliver it to the needy.
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SOT 55:02:29
IN Q=the vast majority

((MARC WILSON/PROJECT WARM: THE VAST MAJORITY OF THEM ARE ELDERLY OR RETIRED FOLKS. A LOT OF THEM ARE HANDICAPPED. WE DO HAVE A LOT OF SINGLE MOTHERS ON OUR LIST WE DELIVER TO REGULARLY, LIMITED OR FIXED INCOME FAMILIES.))
SUPER=01-Marc Wilson/Project Warm;
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This is the program's second year.
Last year Project Warm delivered 190 loads of wood to 63 families.
Marc Wilson says they don't need any more wood, but they would like to serve more families.
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SOT 55:43:08
IN Q=I EXPECT THAT

((WILSON: I EXPECT THAT WE WILL DOUBLE THAT THIS YEAR AND WE'RE PREPARED TO DO IT. WE COULD PROBABLY HANDLE 400 LOADS OR MORE TO THESE FAMILIES.))
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OUT Q=TO THESE FAMILIES
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The Salvation Army coordinates the project's deliveries.
So if you or someone you know needs help keeping warm this winter, contact The Salvation Army and ask about Project Warm.
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55E-Holiday-Travel


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Nearly a dozen motorists were killed in accidents on Virginia's highways during the busy holiday travel weekend.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Students heading back to college and travelers making their way home from relatives' homes make the Sunday after Thanksgiving a busy one for state troopers.
Seventy-five-percent of the state police work force is on the road for the "CARE Holiday."
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SOT 12:29:09
IN Q=and the CARE

((R.J. CARPENTIERI/STATE POLICE: AND THE CARE HOLIDAY STANDS FOR COMBINED ACCIDENT REDUCTION ENFORCEMENT BY OUR DEPARTMENT. LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME THERE WERE SEVEN FATALITIES IN THE STATE AND ALREADY THIS YEAR THERE HAVE BEEN 11 AND 2 OF THOSE WE KNOW WERE ALCOHOL RELATED.))
SUPER=01-R. J. Carpentieri/Virginia State Police;
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Carpentieri says the weather plays a big role in the number of accidents.
State Police say the heavy traffic thinned out after about ten last night.
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55VEA


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A glowing report card for Virginia teachers on the free time they spend with students.
A Virginia Education Association survey quizzed some 500 state teachers and compared the results with a national survey.
The survey found each week teachers in the Commonwealth spend ten hours of their personal time on instruction-related activities, compared with nine- point- four hours nationally.

55weather


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Turning your attention now to the Monday forecast--
Drier than yesterday, partly cloudy and windy, with temperatures staying in the 40s for highs.
The winds will decrease overnight, as lows drop into the upper 20s.
The four day forecast isn't too bad--
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8Fire-Lawsuit


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
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GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


In the aftermath of a Thanksgiving night fire, former residents at Cabin Lake Apartments in Danville are sorting through their legal options.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


Many residents are going to court to recoup their losses.
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SOT 9:52:55
IN Q=THEY'RE TELLING US

((STEPHANIE HARRIS/CABIN LAKE RESIDENT: THEY'RE TELLING US IF WE DIDN'T HAVE RENTERS' INSURANCE WE'RE OUT OF LUCK. THERE ARE FAMILIES THAT HAVE NOWHERE TO GO.))
SUPER=01-Stephanie Harris/Cabin Lake Resident;
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OUT Q=HAVE NOWHERE TO GO


Some say they plan to take legal action because of the serious maintenance problems they say existed.
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SOT 9:55:05
IN Q=basically people don't

((HARRIS: BASICALLY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW THAT THE OTHER PEOPLE HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT IT , BUT WHEN WE ALL GET TOGETHER AND DISCUSS IT, IT COMES OUT THAT THIS HAS BEEN A PROBLEM AND NOTHING WAS DONE ABOUT IT. IT HAD TO RESULT TO THIS.))
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OUT Q=RESULT TO THIS
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Fire officials are looking into complaints that the smoke detectors did not work.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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8Project-Warm


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-83)
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As the mercury drops this winter, one group of volunteers is ensuring everyone has a heated home.
They call it Project Warm.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Volunteers from the Church of the Brethren run the program.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 54:43:29
IN Q=IT'S A PROGRAM

((MARC WILSON/PROJECT WARM: IT'S A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES FIREWOOD TO PEOPLE OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY BE IT SALEM, ROANOKE OR ROANOKE COUNTY, WHO OTHERWISE HAVE NO MEANS OF HEATING THEIR HOMES.))
SUPER=01-Marc Wilson/Project Warm;
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OUT Q=HEATING THEIR HOMES
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All the needed firewood is donated, usually by contractors; then the volunteers split it and deliver it to the needy.
Marc Wilson says they don't need any more wood, but they would like to serve more families.
If you or someone you know needs help keeping warm this winter, contact The Salvation Army and ask about Project Warm.
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8E-Mortgagemobile


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
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The answer to many housing concerns is rolling through the Commonwealth.
The "Mortgage-mobile" an attempt to bring safe, affordable housing to everyone.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The R-V is a fully equipped loan office--the brain-child of the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
V-H-D-A staffers travel through far Southwest Virginia offering loan counseling.
They're targeting people who thought they'd never be able to afford a home.
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SOT 12:23:08
IN Q=PEOPLE WHO HAVE

((MICHAEL LOCKING/FIELD ORIGINATOR AGENT: PEOPLE WHO HAVE A GROSS FAMILY INCOME BETWEEN 18-THOUSAND TO 30-THOUSAND DOLLARS THAT'S THE RANGE WE COVER THE MOST. DEPENDING ON THE PROGRAM WE GO UP TO 48-THOUSAND FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR AND THERE'S NO REAL BOTTOM LIMIT OTHER THAN THE AMOUNT OF HOUSE THEY CAN PURCHASE.))
SUPER=01-Michael Locking/Field Originator Agent;
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V-H-D-A officials say traditional banking systems don't usually accommodate these people, and they thought the mortgage-mobile would be less intimidating.
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8Drunk-driving


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In an effort to put the brakes on holiday drunk driving, Roanoke City police are setting up sobriety checkpoints.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Vinton was the site of one of those checkpoints last Friday night.
Officers look for tell-tale signs of a drunk driver such as not maintaining eye contact, or slurred speech patterns.
If an officer suspects the driver to be drunk, a series of simple coordination tests are done.
But for those drivers who DO chose to drive while under the influence, authorities say they are on the lookout.
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SOT10:45:52
IN Q=These other folks

((Lt. Bower/Roanoke City Police Dept.: THESE OTHER FOLKS THAT CHOOSE TO DRINK AND DRIVE, NEED TO BE AWARE THAT WE'RE GONNA BE OUT HERE, AND BE OUT HERE IN FORCE AND ITS FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL AND IF YOU'RE CAUGHT IMPAIRED DRIVING, YOU'RE PROBABLY GOING WITH US. DOESN'T MAKE FOR A GOOD HOLIDAY.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Bower/Roanoke City Police;
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OUT Q=a good holiday.


The checkpoint was operated as part of a massive state-wide traffic program, "Smart, Safe and Sober" emphasizing safe driving.
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8weather


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Time again to find out what Monday's weather holds for us--
Partly cloudy, windy, and rather cool today.
Expect highs in the upper 40s.
Not quite as windy by tonight, with lows cooling into the upper 20s.
The extended outlook is a mixture of sun and clouds...
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