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[7Wx-Headline]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - Temperatures are creeping back up into the 80's today under partly sunny skies. There's still a chance for some pop-up storms. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in your forecast.




[7-Roanoke-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A high speed chase comes to a crashing halt early this morning.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Roanoke police were in pursuit of a vehicle around two-thrity this morning when it crashed through the window of a local business.
The car was traveling eastbound on Melrose Avenue when police began pursuit.
The suspect did not respond and attempted to turn off of Melrose onto Lafeyette Boulevard when he lost control of the car and crashed into Unlimited Hair and Beauty Supplies.
Several police units were involved.
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[IN Q=There was]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Department;]

((SHELLY ALLEY/INFORMATION SPECIALIST:THERE WAS THE INITIAL UNIT AND THE SECOND UNIT WAS BEIHIND THAT OFFICERTHERE WAS ALSO ANOTHER WHO WAS RUNNING RADAR AND HE OBSERVED THE CAR GO THROUGH HIS RADAR AT 87 MILES PER HOUR.))
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The suspect 19 year old Micheal A. Wood has been taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident is still under investigation. Charges are pending.

[7-Waste-Collection]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Some significant changes are on the way for the solid waste disposal program in Roanoke City.
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The plan will split the city into four sectors with the railroad and I- 581, US220 serving as the dividing lines.


Crews will work the northwest sector on Monday, northeast on Tuesday, southeast on Wednesday, and southwest on Thursday.
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The new plan will make it possible to pick up solid waste, recyclabes, brush and bulk items all on the same day.
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[IN Q=These changes]

((THESE CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN IN THE WORKS OVER THE PAST YEAR HAVE COME ABOUT WITHOUT ANY INCREASE IN STAFF OR INCREASE IN VEHICULAR FLEET FOR OUR SOLID WASTE CREWS. AND OVERALL WE THINK WE'LL HAVE A FAR MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE PROGRAM FOR THE SAME COST.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Bengtson/Public Works Director; ]
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[OUT Q=for the same cost.]
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The new plan will end alley collection for many residents... but city crews will continue to serve some alleys where residents have a hard time rolling cans to the curb.
The city will also offer assistance to senior citizens and residents with physical disabilities.


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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - A few isolated showers may be in the area today - otherwise it will be partly sunny. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details coming up in a few minutes.




[45-Roanoke-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=twa]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=Police Chase]

A speeding car runs into a building early this morning while the suspect tries to escape police.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Roanoke police were in pursuit of a vehicle at about two-thrity this morning when it crashed through the window of a local business.
The car was traveling eastbound on Melrose Avenue when police began pursuit.
The suspect did not respond and attempted to turn off of Melrose onto Lafeyette Blvd when he lost control of the car and crashed into Unlimited Hair and Beauty Supplies.
Several police units were involved.
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[tc23:53:59]
[IN Q=There was]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Department;]

((SHELLY ALLEY/INFORMATION SPECIALIST:THERE WAS THE INITIAL UNIT AND THE SECOND UNIT WAS BEIHIND THAT OFFICERTHERE WAS ALSO ANOTHER WHO WAS RUNNING RADAR AND HE OBSERVED THE CAR GO THROUGH HIS RADAR AT 87 MILES PER HOUR.))
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The suspect 19 year old Micheal A. Wood has been taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident is still under investigation. Charges are pending.

[45-11Gibson]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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19-year-old James Edward Gibson faces arraignment today for allegedly murdering his mom and cousin.
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[VO-NAT]


Gibson told 9-1-1 dispatchers Sunday morning that he stabbed and killed his mother and cousin with a bayonet.
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A Franklin County High School Resource Officer says Gibson was frequently truant form school, had behavioral problems and abused drugs.
But the Deacon of Gibson's church says he remembers Gibson as a child who attended Sunday school and mowed lawns for money.
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[IN Q=My cousin used to pick]

((ELSWORTH JOHNSON/DEACON OF GIBSON'S CHURCH: MY COUSIN USED TO PICK HIM UP AND TAKE HIM TO SUNDAY SCHOOL IN THE MORNINGS.. GOOD KID? YEAH, HE'S GOOD. QUIET.))
[SUPER=01-Elsworth Johnson/Deacon of Gibson's Church]
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[OUT Q=good, quiet.]
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Authorities have not yet determined a motive.... but Gibson claims he quote, "just snapped."
An autopsy revealed yesterday that both Gibson's mother and cousin died from multiple cut and stab wounds.
Gibson will face two counts of capital murder at an arraignment today.
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[45-11Volvo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The future of employment for workers at Volvo's Dublin truck plant brought employees togther during lunch yesterday.
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About 150-salaried, non-production employees gathered in front of management's offices to show unity. A United Auto Workers spokesman says there is talk about layoffs for both hourly and salaried workers. Most recently there was a decision to move some engineering jobs to the company's North Carolina location.
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[IN Q=BY CONTRACT]

((BILL SMITH/UAW CHAIRMAN; BY CONTRACT THEIR NOT SUPPOSED TO DO THAT AND BY NLR LAW THEIR NOT SUPPOSED TO DO THAT, WE TRIED TO TALK TO THEM AND GOT NOWHERE.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Smith/UAW Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=and got nowhere]
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[VO-NAT]

Volvo is not commenting or confirming any job cuts. But a union representative says an announcement is expected this week.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
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[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom - Expect partly sunny skies today with the possibility of a pop-up shower. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has complete details coming up in your forecast.



[8-Roanoke-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM cutin]
[WRITER=twa]
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[GRAPHIC=Police Chase]


A beauty supply store in Northwest Roanoke now has a large hole in the wall-- that after a speeding motorist crashed through it this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Roanoke police were chasing a vehicle around two-thrity this morning when it crashed through the window of a local business.
The car was traveling eastbound on Melrose Avenue when police began pursuit.
The suspect did not respond and attempted to turn off of Melrose onto Lafeyette Blvd when he lost control of the car and crashed into Unlimited Hair and Beauty Supplies.
Several police units were involved.
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[SOT]

[tc23:53:59]
[IN Q=There was]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Department;]

((SHELLY ALLEY/INFORMATION SPECIALIST:THERE WAS THE INITIAL UNIT AND THE SECOND UNIT WAS BEIHIND THAT OFFICERTHERE WAS ALSO ANOTHER WHO WAS RUNNING RADAR AND HE OBSERVED THE CAR GO THROUGH HIS RADAR AT 87 MILES PER HOUR.))
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[OUT Q=87 miles per hour]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The suspect 19 year old Micheal A. Wood has been taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident is still under investigation. Charges are pending.

[8-11Burrow]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The National D-Day Memorial need a new director.
Richard Burrow has announced that he is stepping down as executive director saying that he is burned out and in need of a long rest.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Burrow's surprise announcement comes less than three weeks after the memorial was dedicated and opened for business.
Burrow says the long weeks of preparing for that dedication took their toll on him.
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[IN Q=I need to]

((RICHARD BURROW/D-DAY MEMORIAL DIRECTOR: I NEED TO TAKE CARE OF MYSELF AND THAT'S WHAT I'M IN THE PROCESS OF DOING. I NEED TIME TO RECOVER, I NEED TIME TO EXERCISE MORE, I NEED TIME TO GET MY THOUGHTS BACK TOGETHER ABOUT WHAT I WANT TO DO. I'VE ALMOST BECOME SO CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE D-DAY MEMORIAL THAT RICHARD BURROW HAS GOTTEN LOST IN THE PROCESS.)) ((BOB SLAUGHTER/D-DAY FOUNDATION CHAIRMAN: HE'S JUST BEEN A FRIEND. HE'S BEEN A REAL SOLDIER. HE'S WORKED HARD, LONG HOURS AND HE'S DONE EVERYTHING THAT WE ASKED HIM TO DO. AND I WILL MISS HIM TERRIBLY.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Memorial Director; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Slaughter/D-Day Foundation Chairman; :23]
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[OUT Q=will miss him terribly.]
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[VO-NAT]


Burrow's last day is July 15th.
A nationwide search will be conducted to find his replacement. (------------)