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Good morning...I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Some schools have altered their schedules due to the recent winter weather.
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[7-11Henry-Murder]


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A murder suspect in Henry County is in custody today after turning himself in.
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Sampson Carlos Dodson was arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Daniel Rose.
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Rose was shot to death in the King's Village area of Henry County Tuesday night. A preliminary investigation lead police to believe the shooting was drug related. Dodson is being held, without bond, in the Henry County Jail.
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[7-11Barn-Fire]


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Two barns used for hay storage went up in flames last night...
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Firefighters responded to the 28-hundred block of Hollins Road around 9:30 last night to find one of the storage sheds engulfed .. That shed burned to the ground. Another shed was also burning. Firefighters planned to let that fire burn itself out. Still no word on what caused the blaze.
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[7-11Rt.360-Ax]


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A head on collision has left a Danville man in critical condition.
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The accident happened around 9 last night on Route 360 in Pittsylvania County. Authorities say 85- year old Dan Blackmon was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. State police say Blackmon pulled into the path of a Geo Tracker...when he attempted to turn into a driveway. No one else was seriously injured.
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[7-11Nativity]


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A local church chose a modern way to share the story of Jesus and his birth this weekend.
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Rockingham Court United Methodist Church in Southeast Roanoke told the birth of Christ through a LIVE drive- through nativity scene. This is the fourth year the church has organized the nativity scene as a gift to the community.
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((ALLISON GUILLIAMS/CHURCH MEMBER: EVERYBODY'S IN GREAT SPIRITS, IT'S BEEN A REALLY GOOD NIGHT, LAST NIGHT THE WEATHER WASN'T COOPERATING WITH THE RAIN, BUT TONIGHT HAS BEEN MUCH BETTER EVEN WITH THE WIND, AND EVERYBODY'S IN GREAT SPIRITS, GOOD TROOPERS AND ARE OUT HERE BECAUSE THIS REALLY MEANS A LOT TO THE COMMUNITY IT'S BECOME A TRADITION.))
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Church members estimate three to four hundred cars visited the living nativity this weekend.
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Taking a moment now to check your Monday forecast--
Mostly sunny and breezy today with highs in the 40s..then temperatures slide tonight as snow enters the picture...




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Good morning...I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Some schools have altered their schedules due to the recent winter weather.
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[45-11BWXT-Union]


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Union organization efforts at B-W-X-T of Lynchburg are getting results.

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United Electrical Workers announced yesterday it has signed up a majority of the company's 850- member workforce, interested in forming a union. The U-E-W has been handing out leaflets at the plant in recent weeks, hoping to organize workers and force the company into a collective bargaining agreement.
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((GEORGE WAKSMUNSKI/UEW REPRESENTATIVE: OUR GOAL IS TO SHOW THE TRUTH, THAT BY ORGANIZING A UNION AND GETTING YOUR WAGES, BENEFITS AND WORKING CONDITIONS GUARANTEED IN A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, THAT THEY CAN HAVE SOME SECURITY OF WHAT THEY HAVE TODAY OR NEXT WEEK OR OVER THE COURSE OF THE LENGTH OF THE CONTRACT.))
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Waksmunski (wax-MUN-skee) says they'd like to sign up 65 to 70 percent of the workforce before voting on whether to form a union.
Three previous efforts to form a union at B-W-X-T have failed.
This latest effort follows complaints from retirees that their insurance benefits have been slashed in recent years.
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[45-11Car-Tax]


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Governor Gilmore will announce today whether he'll pursue the next phase of his plan to eliminate Virginia's car tax.

But, he may be facing some opposition in the general assembly if he decides to go ahead.
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Gilmore says the state of Virginia has enough money to pay for the next reductions. But some Democrats say in order to pass the plan it will take bipartisan effort. House Minority Leader Dick Cranwell says the General Assembly must determine whether cutting the car tax anymore would take state funds away from other needed areas.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: CAN WE INCREASE THE REFUND THE CAR TAX TO THE CITIZENRY THE ANSWER IS YES, THE QUESTION IS WHAT OTHER PROGRAMS WILL WE HAVE TO CUT TO DO THAT BECAUSE WE ALREADY KNOW WE HAVE A SHORT FALL OF REVENUE.))
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Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith says although it will be difficult to achieve the next phase of the plan, the people of Virginia deserve it.
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The House Majority Leader also says the economy can handle covering 70 percent of the tax next year.


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Let's look at your back-to-work forecast now...
Lots of sunshine today with highs in the 40s...




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[8-11Henry-Murder]


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A Henry County murder suspect is behind bars after turning himself in to authorities.
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Sampson Carlos Dodson was arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Daniel Rose.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Week]

Rose was shot to death in the King's Village area of Henry County Tuesday night. A preliminary investigation lead police to believe the shooting was drug related. Dodson is being held, without bond, in the Henry County Jail.
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[8-11Barn-Fire]


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Two barns used for storing hay caught fire last night...
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Firefighters responded to the 28-hundred block of Hollins Road around 9:30 last night to find one of the storage sheds engulfed .. That shed burned to the ground. Another shed was also burning. Firefighters planned to let that fire burn itself out. Still no word on what caused the blaze.
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[8-11Rt.360-Ax]


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A head- on collision left a Danville man in critical condition.
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The accident happened around 9 last night on Route 360 in Pittsylvania County. Authorities say 85- year old Dan Blackmon was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. State police say Blackmon pulled into the path of a Geo Tracker...when he attempted to turn into a driveway. No one else was seriously injured.
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[8-11Car-Tax]


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Governor Gilmore may face some challenges in the general assembly if he decides to pursue the next part of his plan to eliminate the car tax.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

Gilmore says the state of Virginia has enough money to pay for the next reductions. But some Democrats say in order to pass the plan it will take bipartisan effort. House Minority Leader Dick Cranwell says the General Assembly must determine whether cutting the car tax anymore would take state funds away from other needed areas.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: CAN WE INCREASE THE REFUND THE CAR TAX TO THE CITIZENRY THE ANSWER IS YES, THE QUESTION IS WHAT OTHER PROGRAMS WILL WE HAVE TO CUT TO DO THAT BECAUSE WE ALREADY KNOW WE HAVE A SHORT FALL OF REVENUE.))
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Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith says although it will be difficult to achieve the next phase of the plan, the people of Virginia deserve it.
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The House Majority Leader also says the economy can handle covering 70 percent of the tax next year.


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Turning our attention now to weather--
Mostly sunny and breezy today with highs of 40 to 45...
We could see some light snow developing tonight...




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