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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.... Expect temperatures in the low 80s as the beautiful weather continues today.


Meteorlogist Leo Hirsbrunner wil have the complete forecast in just a couple of minutes.


[7-11Chase-Folo]


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After a two day search .. officials in Montgomery county say they have found the convicted felon they've been after.

Officials say Antoine Sherard Scott is back in custody, but they did NOT release any details of his arrest.
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The hunt for Scott began on Wednesday when the Blacksburg resident led police on a high speed chase down Jenelle Road.

[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./July 11;]

The 23-year-old was wanted for violation of probation on felony convictions. After Scott crashed his car, he was tracked in the surrounding woods by foot, dogs and a helicopter.
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[7-11Bank-Robbery]


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Surveillance photos may help police and the F-B-I identify a Roanoke bank robber.
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Yesterday, they released the photos from Tuesday's "lunch-hour holdup".
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Bank Surveillance Photo]


One of the pictures shows the robber that Roanoke police had earlier described as having a blond ponytail wig protruding from a ball cap.
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[7-11Fisher-React]


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Friends and co-workers mourn the death of 22-year-old Ryan Fisher.
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Fisher was shot as he ran away after being robbed Tuesday night. His body was found lying in a yard beside this house on the 12 hundred block of Prillaman Avenue. At the Jiffy Lube on route 419 co-workers say he was always friendly and easy to get along with.
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((MILES STANLEY: RYAN WAS THE TYPE OF PERSON WHO SHED A LITTLE SUNLIGHT ON EVERYBODY'S LIFE CAUSE HE WAS ALWAYS SMILING HE NEVER HAD ANYTHING BAD TO SAY.))
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Authorities are still searching for the stolen car, a green 19-96 Chevrolet Impala with the license number Y-R-C-1-1-7-2.


[7-Chimney-Swifts]


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Some homeowners' chimney's may have some unexpected visitors this time of year.
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Between June and early September, chimney swifts take up residence in North American chimneys to raise their young.
Sometimes, they young fall out of the nest and well-meaning homeowners often take the babies outside, assuming they'll fly away. But experts say it's important to put the birds back in the chimney.
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((PAULA MILLS/'POSSUM HUGS WILDLIFE RESCUE: MOST OF THE ONE PEOPLE ARE FINDING ARE BABIES THAT AREN'T READY TO FLEDGE YET, THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO FLY, THEY'RE TOO YOUNG.))
[SUPER=01-Paula Mills/Possum Hugs Wildlife Rescue;]
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[OUT Q=They're not able to fly, they're too young.]
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Experts agree having the birds choose your chimney can be annoying.
But, on the plus side, they are voracious insect eaters. If you don't want them to return next year, you can get your chimney capped.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... A mix of sun and clouds today but temperatures will be nice in the low 80s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have all the forecast in just a moment.


[45-Wallens-Ridge]


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One-thousand 32 inmates can safely reside in Wallens Ridge State prison.
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[SUPER=03-Wise Co.;]


But the week the first cameras were allowed inside since it opened, the head count is 974.
Of those, more than 2-hundred are the worst inmates from other states -- states that don't have supermax prisons.
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((PAUL BROWN/INMATE: ONCE YOU GET UP HERE IT'S HARD TO LEAVE FROM UP HERE. YOU KNOW, BECAUSE FIRST OF ALL, THEY JUST STICK YOU UP HERE TO JUST OCCUPY SPACE.))
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The perception among some inmates is that they don't belong in this restrictive a prison-- and are just here because Virginia overbuilt its prisons and needs to justify TWO supermax prisons.
The corrections department has NOT provided statistics to prove otherwise -- citing inmate privacy concerns.
But James Reynolds beat a convenience store clerk with a baseball bat and then assaulted an officer at Buckingham to get here.
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((JAMES REYNOLDS/INMATE: IT WAS MORE OF A MISUNDERSTANDING BETWEEN ME AND A C.O. I TOUCHED HIM ON HIS HAND. HE WROTE ME AN ASSAULT CHARGE FOR THAT.))
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((STAN YOUNG/WARDEN: WHAT WE STRESS TO THE INMATES AND TO THE STAFF IS THAT THE INMATES MAKE ALL THE DECISIONS HERE. WE DON'T. WE ONLY GIVE THEM THE CONSEQUENCES OF THEIR DECISIONS. IF THEY MAKE GOOD DECISIONS THEY'RE REWARDED. IF THEY MAKE BAD DECISIONS, THEN WE'RE PREPARED TO DEAL WITH THOSE ALSO.))
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Despite this tour, the Department of Corrections has NO current plans to open the supermaxes up to human rights groups for inspection.
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A Sheriff's Deputy faces a 25-hundred dollar fine, and up to five years in prison, for sexual misconduct at the Danville jail.
Marvin Riggins pled guilty yesterday to having sexual relations with an inmate last August.
He'll be sentenced August 30th.




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The owner of a Smith Mountain Lake water system disobeyed a judge's orders.
Now he may go to jail.
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Robert Winney owns Waterworks of Franklin County, which serves 54 homes.
State health officials say he ignored tainted water samples, failed to fix leaks and overcharged customers.
In April, a judge ordered him to sell the waterworks or fix it.
A group of customers offered to buy it for 30-thousand dollars, but they say Winney rejected it.
He was ordered to report to jail next Friday.
He and the residents hope to reach an agreement before then.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom..... Get ready for more beautiful weather today with just a mix of sun and clouds.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast in just a moment.



[8-11Arcadia-Beating]


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Two boys plead guilty to carjacking and beating a counselor at Arcadia Leadership Academy.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./April;]


Jerome Hayes and Brandon Whittle will serve sentences in juvenile detention.
The counselor was taking the teens out to eat on March 5-th when they attacked him.
David Allen Hipes says when he stopped at a stop sign, Hayes threw the car into park and beat him with a pipe.
Another boy will be tried for the attack in August.
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[8-11Warner-Agriculture]


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The Democratic candidate for governor is set to help Virginia's farmers. Last night he talked to agriculture leaders at a Banquet at Virginia Tech.
Mark Warner's plan calls for doubling the state's farm output within ten years.
He promises more efforts to sell Virginia farm products in other countries, better promotion of those products, and preserving open space and farmland.



[8-11Hate-Crimes]


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A conference was held yesterday to help officials in Lynchburg recognize and report hate crimes.
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About forty local educators, social workers and police officers took part in yesterday's conference.
They learned some of the legal ins and outs of what constitutes a hate crime.. and why not all minority crime victims have had their civil rights violated.
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((LINDA CURTIS/HAMPTON PROSECUTOR: YOU HAVE TO LOOK BEYOND THAT FOR SPECIFIC OTHER FACTORS. AND SO THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HERE TRYING TO ACCOMPLISH IS TO MAKE THE COMMUNITY UNDERSTAND, TO HELP THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUINITY TO INVESTIGATE THESE AND BRING PROSECUTORS LIKE ME CASES THAT WE CAN THEN GO TO COURT WITH.))
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The conference was spearheaded by local gay activist Bill Connelly.
Connelly wants public agencies to be more sensitive in their treatment of gay citizens.
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[8-11W&L-Wireless]


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Washington and Lee University is looking to be on the cutting edge of computer technology.
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The school is installing wireless network access for computers. Antennas will beam network and internet information to a card installed on a laptop. That means professors will be able to distribute research materials and notes to a classroom instantly. Also, wireless access will reduce the strain on computer labs.
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[SUPER=01-Dirk Van Assendelft/Wireless Pilot Project Leader.;]

((DIRK VAN ASSENDELFT/WIRELESS PILOT PROJECT LEADER; WE HAVE A LOT OF PRESSURE ON OUR LAB MACHINES, THOSE LABS FILL UP, ESPECIALLY DURING EXAMS AND MIDTERMS. YOU DON'T HAVE A LOT OF ROOM TO PUT A LAB IN, SO WHY NOT BRING THE NETWORK TO WHERE THE STUDENTS ARE WORKING?))
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The school is planning to install nearly 30 antennas throughout the campus, which should let students access the network virtually anywhere. (------------)