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[7-D'ville-Fire]


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A Danville restaurant was destroyed by fire overnight.
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Firefighters got the alarm around 12-30 this morning .. to Pino's Pizza on Westover Drive.
Fire officials tell us the entire building was on fire when the first units arrived.
The roof collapsed before firefighters could get the flames under control.
We have no word yet on a possible cause, but Danville's fire chief told us it appears the restaurant had been burning for a while before anyone noticed.
No one was inside at the time, and we have no reports on injuries.
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[7-Students-Killed]


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Two college students were killed over the weekend after falling from a Lynchburg train trestle. Police say the students were forced from the trestle Saturday night as a train was approaching.
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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE] 19-year-old Hampden-Sydney student Charles Frazier and 18-year-old Sarah Corvington, a Randolph Macon Woman's College student, both died after falling to the ground below. Another Randolph-Macon student, 18-year-old Esther Coker, was rescued from a concrete platform 20 feet below the trestle. She was treated and released from Lynchburg General Hospital.
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A Norfolk Southern spokeswoman tells us the students were trespassing on the train trestle. She says others have been killed on that trestle in the past.



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Roanoke police are trying to identify a man's body found in a in a vacant apartment over the weekend. Police were notified late Saturday night that a body had been found in an apartment at Lincoln Terrace. The apartment, at the intersection of Gandy and Liberty, was vacant during renovations. Police say the man did NOT have any identification.

The body was sent to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.[7-Charity-Shootout]


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A local group is bringing a taste of the old West to Southwestern Virginia.
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About a dozen men put on their cowboy costumes and gathered at the Blue Ridge Shooter's Club in Buena Vista Sunday morning. The idea of the charity shoot- out is to make up scenarios from old westerns and play them out.
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((BRUCE MOONEYHAM/PRES. BLUE RIDGE REGULATORS: YOU DRESS THE PART OF 1868 TO 1898 OR B WESTERN MOVIES YOU SHOOT SINGLE ACTION REVOLVERS, DOUBLE BARREL OR HAMMER PUMP SHOT GUNS.))
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Several charity shoot-outs take place several times during the year to raise money for the South River Volunteer Fire Department. The Club has raised more than 3-thousand dollars this year.
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Taking a break from the news now to check the forecast--
Areas of fog this morning, otherwise mostly cloudy today.
Highs in the mid 40s.

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[45-Child-Neglect]


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A West Virginia couple is accused of felony child neglect, after their 10-month old child drowned in a Franklin County bathtub.
The sheriff's department tells us the child was found in the bathtub Saturday morning at a condomnium where the couple was staying. The child's mother, 27-year-old Kimberly Dawn Jenkins, is being held at the Roanoke City Jail. Her boyfriend, 35-year-old John Andrew Ratliffe, is being held in Franklin County. Both are expected to be arraigned later today.


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Delegate Creigh Deeds of Bath County is the new chairman of the House Democratic Caucus for the 2001 session of the Virginia General Assembly. Deeds was elected yesterday to replace outgoing Chairman Alan Diamonstein.[4

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The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford won't be open for the next six months. Crews will put the finishing touches on the Memorial for the dedication ceremony .. scheduled to take place June 6-th of next year. Kate Weidaw has more.
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Shifting gears now to weather--
Expect some fog as you're driving into work.
Mostly cloudy throughout the day, with a high of 45.

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A Danville restaurant caught fire overnight.
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Firefighters got the alarm around 12-30 this morning .. to Pino's Pizza on Westover Drive.
Fire officials tell us the entire building was on fire when the first units arrived.
The roof collapsed before firefighters could get the flames under control.
We have no word yet on a possible cause, but Danville's fire chief told us it appears the restaurant had been burning for a while before anyone noticed.
No one was inside at the time, and we have no reports on injuries.
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Two college students died over the weekend while on a train trestle in Lynchburg.
Authorities say the students were forced from the trestle Saturday night as a train was approaching.
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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE] 19-year-old Hampden-Sydney student Charles Frazier and 18-year-old Sarah Corvington, a Randolph Macon Woman's College student, both died after falling to the ground below. Another Randolph-Macon student, 18-year-old Esther Coker, was rescued from a concrete platform 20 feet below the trestle. She was treated and released from Lynchburg General Hospital.
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A Norfolk Southern spokeswoman tells us the students were trespassing on the train trestle. She says others have been killed on that trestle in the past.



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Police are trying to identify a man whose body was found in a vacant apartment in Northwest Roanoke. Police were notified late Saturday night that a body had been found in an apartment at Lincoln Terrace. The apartment, at the intersection of Gandy and Liberty, was vacant during renovations. Police say the man did NOT have any identification.

The body was sent to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.[8-Presidential-Heads]


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Three huge replicas of former U-S Presidents will be moving to their new home this spring, a theme park opening in York County.
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Everette Newman's park will feature 18- foot tall busts of all the U-S presidents. He hopes to begin construction next month saying the park will be an outdoor museum. But critics have fought the park saying it will siphon tourists from real historical attractions such as Colonial Williamsburg.
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Three of the big presidential heads are currently on display in Buena Vista. Abraham Lincoln, William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor are being housed there until they're transferred to the park.
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Let's turn our attention to weather once again--
Areas of fog will give way to mostly cloudy conditions with highs in the mid and upper 40s.


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