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7Closings


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Some freezing rain is giving some local school children a couple extra hours of sleep.
Let's take a look at the list.
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7E-Internet-Drugs


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The Bedford County Sheriff's department could be in the fast lane to a drug free community thanks to the Information Superhighway.
Sheriff Mike Brown says one of his latest busts may have been a first in Virginia.
They say they found a man setting up drug transactions in an Internet chat room.
So police arrested 52- year- old Kirby Adams of Drewry's Hill Road yesterday.
Charges against Adams include possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it.

7E-Invention-Convention


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Many ten- year- old children are thinking of skateboards or video games for the holidays, but some Grandin Court Elementary students are coming up with ways to make their parents' life easier.
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It was for the second annual Invention Convention.
The assignment was to create something that would help people by saving time, energy or space-- making everyday life a little easier.
If you're a tennis fanatic and the weather is bad don't worry with this you can practice inside.
Big laundry day--no problem the easy roller will help you get your clothes to the washing machine.
And the light-bulb learner makes a good study guide.
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IN Q=you put the

((NOAH WRIGHT/INVENTOR: YOU PUT THE NAIL ON ONE SCREW AND THE QUESTION IS LIKE "WHAT'S THE NAME OF THE FEMALE CAT GARFIELD TRIES TO IMPRESS?" AND YOU PUT IN ON 'C' ARLENE AND IT'S RIGHT AND THE LIGHT WILL LIGHT UP, BUT IF YOU SAY ITS NAME IS LOCO THEN YOU'RE NOT RIGHT AND IT WON'T LIGHT UP.))
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Teachers hope their fifth graders learn how to use their creativity and ingenuity to help others.
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7Danville-Church


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The Abundant Life World Outreach Church is offering not only physical help, but also a spiritual experience to families in need.
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Before the church doles our the food and gifts, each family must attend services.
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SOT-02:16:32
IN Q=we're doing

((BILL MOTLEY/ABUNDANT LIFE PASTOR; WE'RE DOING THIS TO IMPACT FAMILIES. IT'S NOT SO MUCH WHERE THEY END UP GOING TO CHURCH AFTER THEY VISIT HERE. BUT WE WANT TO IMPACT THEIR LIFE BOTH PHYSICALLY AND SPIRITUALLY. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Motley/Abundant Life Pastor;
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Recipients say the long term benefits are what make the difference.
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SOT-03:23:59
IN Q=I'm buying

((ANGELA SAUNDERS/ATTENDS OUTREACH CHURCH; I'M BUYING A HOME AND I'M DRIVING. I DIDN'T HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE WHEN I CAME HERE, I'M DRIVING. I'VE HAD ANOTHER CHILD AND I'M MARRIED NOW.))
SUPER=01-Angela Saunders/Attends Outreach Church; 1:15
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This year more than 250-families will receive a 15-pound turkey and three bags of groceries filled with all the trimmings.
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7Va-Republicans


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Virginia voters will again head to the polls.
This time for another special election on January sixth to decide who will take over the 10th Senate District seat.
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The Republican party has officially thrown its support behind Delegate John Watkins to fill the seat being vacated by Joseph Benedetti.
The Chesterfield Delegate has served the 65th District of the House since 1982.
So far, no Democrats have filed to oppose him.
They have until 5 p-m to file.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your back to work forecast... Make sure to take your umbrella with you today.
The forecast calls for rain and some freezing rain with highs only reaching the forty degree mark.
Tonight looks cloudy and windy with nighttime lows in the low to mid 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS!12/23/97
Tuesday:

SUPER=130-1/Nathan Kern/Vinton;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-48th/Roy & Sarah Martin/Salem;



SUPER=130-16/Tara Linkous/Shawsville;



SUPER=130-38/Edwina Crouse/Christiansburg;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-53rd/Edgar & Kathleen Thomas/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-1/Zachary Brown/Lexington;



SUPER=130-74/James Wilson/Troutville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-14th/Timmy & Dreama Webb/Blacksburg;


No Pictures:

(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-18th/Gary & Cricket Crouse/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Hannah Graves/Snow Creek;



SUPER=130-77/Louise Kelly/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-/Howard & Betty Mitchell/Snow Creek;



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55School-info


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Some freezing rain is altering some area school schedules.
Let's take a look at the list.
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take SWatch
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55E-Internet-Drugs


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Marijuana


In what's being called a FIRST in Virginia, Bedford county officials have nabbed a drug dealer on the Internet.
They say the suspect was setting up drug transactions in an Internet chat room.
As a result of what they found on-line, police raided a home in Vinton yesterday and arrested 52- year- old Kirby Adams of Drewry's Hill Road.
Charges against Adams include possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it.

55S-Invention-Convention


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-79
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The next Thomas Edison or Ben Franklin could be right here in Southwest Virginia.
Students at Grandin Court Elementary showed their ingenuity at the Second annual Invention-Convention.
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The assignment was to create something that would help people by saving time, energy or space-- making everyday life a little easier.
A teacher came up with the idea while watching late night television.
The results, these night-time slippers equipped with lights for walking through the house in the dark.
And this storage sweeper keeper makes storage and cleaning under the bed a littler easier.
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SOT 14:16:08
IN Q=YOU PUSH THIS

((BEN BLACK/INVENTOR: BEN BLACK/INVENTOR: YOU PUSH THIS UNDER YOUR BED AND PUT CLOTHES IN IT AND WHILE YOUR PULLING IT OUT TO PUT CLOTHES IN IT SWEEPS YOUR FLOOR UNDER THE BED.))
SUPER=02-Ben Black/Inventor;
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Teachers hope their fifth graders learn how to use their creativity and ingenuity to help others.
Or in the case of this headphone helmet--this inventor says it will encourage people to wear their helmet because they can listen to music and he uses it in the car.
He says it will protect him when his sister tries to stop him from listening to music by smacking him on the head.
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55S-Japanese-Students


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Some Roanoke families are receiving the gift of new experiences for the holidays as they host 21 visitors from the orient.
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Japanese students representing Kawaguchi College will stay with a number of Roanoke-area residents over the next three weeks. It's part of a Cultural-Homestay program.
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IN Q=THEY ARE HERE

((LOIS GAGNON/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; THEY ARE HERE FOR RELATIONSHIPS, TO LEARN ABOUT PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES AND WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE LIKE AND US TO LEARN ABOUT THEM AS WELL, WHICH IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR ALL OF US. ))
SUPER=01-Lois Gagnon/Program Coordinator;
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For all but one of the young women, Roanoke is their first visit to this country.
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SOT-06:15:41
IN Q=ROANOKE, VIRGINIA

((RAY MCKEE/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; I HAVE FULL FAITH AND CONFIDENCE IN THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE THAT THEIR FIRST IMPRESSION WILL NOT BE LASTING, BUT WILL BE PERHAPS ONE OF THEIR BEST MEMORIES THEY WILL EVER HAVE. ))
SUPER=01-Ray McKee/Program Coordinator;
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OUT Q=EVER HAVE.
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While staying here, the students will perform for residents at Friendship Manor, go shopping and visit the mayor's office.
Program directors say there are already enough volunteers for next year's homestay to accommodate twice as many visitors.
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55Va-Republicans


ANCHOR=Kimberly
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Another special election is set for January sixth to decide who will take over the 10th District Senate seat.
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


The Republican party has officially thrown its support behind Delegate John Watkins to fill the seat being vacated by Joseph Benedetti.
So far, no Democrats have filed to oppose him.
They have until 5 p-m today.
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55weather


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Taking a look at your Monday forecast... It's shaping up to be a cold wet start to your work week.
The forecast calls for rain and some freezing rain with highs reaching the forty degree mark.
Not much change in the temperatures tonight with nighttime lows in the low to mid 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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School-info


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A mixture of rain and freezing rain is causing some schools to open late this morning.
Here's a list of school announcements.
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8E-Internet-Drugs


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Marijuana


Bedford county authorities say surfing the NET helped them catch a drug dealer.
It's believed to be the first such bust in the commonwealth.
Police say the suspect was setting up drug transactions in an Internet chat room.
As a result of what they found on-line, police raided a home in Vinton yesterday and arrested 52- year- old Kirby Adams of Drewry's Hill Road.
Charges against Adams include possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it.

8Danville-Church


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-82)
GRAPHIC=none


The Abundant Life World Outreach Church is offering help to families in need this holiday season.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Before the church doles our the food and gifts, each family must attend services.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-02:16:32
IN Q=we're doing

((BILL MOTLEY/ABUNDANT LIFE PASTOR; WE'RE DOING THIS TO IMPACT FAMILIES. IT'S NOT SO MUCH WHERE THEY END UP GOING TO CHURCH AFTER THEY VISIT HERE. BUT WE WANT TO IMPACT THEIR LIFE BOTH PHYSICALLY AND SPIRITUALLY. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Motley/Abundant Life Pastor;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=and spiritually
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VO-NAT


Recipients say the long term benefits are what make the difference.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-03:23:59
IN Q=I'm buying

((ANGELA SAUNDERS/ATTENDS OUTREACH CHURCH; I'M BUYING A HOME AND I'M DRIVING. I DIDN'T HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE WHEN I CAME HERE, I'M DRIVING. I'VE HAD ANOTHER CHILD AND I'M MARRIED NOW.))
SUPER=01-Angela Saunders/Attends Outreach Church; 1:15
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=married now
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VO-NAT


This year more than 250-families will receive a 15-pound turkey and three bags of groceries filled with all the trimmings.
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8Japan-Students


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-83
GRAPHIC=none


Some Roanoke homes are going to be a bit crowded this holiday season.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Japanese students representing Kawaguchi College will stay with a number of Roanoke-area residents over the next three weeks. It's part of a Cultural-Homestay program.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-06:09:29
IN Q=THEY ARE HERE

((LOIS GAGNON/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; THEY ARE HERE FOR RELATIONSHIPS, TO LEARN ABOUT PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES AND WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE LIKE AND US TO LEARN ABOUT THEM AS WELL, WHICH IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR ALL OF US. ))
SUPER=01-Lois Gagnon/Program Coordinator;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=ALL OF US.
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VO-NAT


For all but one of the young women, Roanoke is their first visit to this country.
While staying here, the students will perform for residents at Friendship Manor, go shopping and visit the mayor's office.
Program directors say there are already enough volunteers for next year's homestay to accommodate twice as many visitors.
(----------------)



8S-Invention-Convention


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-79
GRAPHIC=none


The second annual Invention Convention last week featured the creations of some pretty imaginative students at Grandin Court Elementary School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


The assignment was to create something that would help people by saving time, energy or space-- making everyday life a little easier.
A teacher came up with the idea while watching late night television.
The results, these night-time slippers equipped with lights for walking through the house in the dark.
And this storage sweeper keeper makes storage and cleaning under the bed a littler easier.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:16:08
IN Q=YOU PUSH THIS

((BEN BLACK/INVENTOR: BEN BLACK/INVENTOR: YOU PUSH THIS UNDER YOUR BED AND PUT CLOTHES IN IT AND WHILE YOUR PULLING IT OUT TO PUT CLOTHES IN IT SWEEPS YOUR FLOOR UNDER THE BED.))
SUPER=02-Ben Black/Inventor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=UNDER THE BED
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VO-NAT


Teachers hope their fifth graders learn how to use their creativity and ingenuity to help others.
Or in the case of this headphone helmet--this inventor says it will encourage people to wear their helmet because they can listen to music and he uses it in the car.
He says it will protect him when his sister tries to stop him from listening to music by smacking him on the head.
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8weather


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As we check out Monday's wet forecast--
Use extra caution driving into work this morning as rain and freezing rain continues falling throughout the region.
Highs climbing to near 40.
Temperatures will stay fairly steady overnight, but the rain should end.
For the rest of the holiday week, drier weather will be the rule, with much warmer temperatures expected tomorrow.
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