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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.. Keep the rain coat handy today. We'll see some scattered showers with temperatures in the low 80s. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have the forecast in just a few minutes.


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Officials at the Henry County Sheriff's Department have arrested two individuals after a gunfight Friday night that killed a teen and wounded two others.
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22-year old James Scales and 21- year old Terris Dandridge, both of Martinsville, are charged with shooting and wounding Joseph Taylor. Dandridge was also injured in the shooting.
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The incident took place outside the Horsepasture Ruritan Club on Route 58 just after eleven Friday night. Deputies say a fight erupted with as many as 30 shots being fired. 16 year old Lorenzo Hairston died from a gunshot wound to the head.
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The investigation is continuing into the shootings of the other two victims.

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Officials continue to look for a man thought to have drowned in Giles County. Last night, crews searched Shumate Falls in Glen Lyn. Officials say the search will resume this morning.



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State Police say slick roads may be to blame for a Salem police officer's wreck on Route 4-19.
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The wreck happened shortly before 5 yesterday evening near the Lakeside Plaza. State police say Officer Brian Jenkins was responding to a call when his cruiser hydroplaned, hitting a light pole on the drivers side. Jenkins has been released from the hospital with a slight concussion and injuries to his leg and arm.
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The Virginia Lottery hopes to continue their partnership with NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler.
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The Virginia Lottery pays Sadler up to 600- thousand dollars to plaster its logo on his cars and his racing uniforms.

It's a deal the Lottery hopes to continue. The Virginia Lottery wants to renew the deal next year. But University of Virginia political analyst Larry Sabato says a lot of people might question whether the sponsorship is worth the money. As he put it... How many state policemen would 600- thousand dollars buy.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Get ready for high humidity today along with showers.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have all the details in just a few moments.



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A gay Armenian refugee beaten outside a church in Roanoke earlier this month gets to stay in the U-S. 28-year old Armen (grih-GOR-ee-an) Grigoryan has been recommended for asylum in the United States.
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Earlier this month, Grigoryan and another man were attacked outside the predominantly gay Metropolitan Community Church of the Blue Ridge in Roanoke. Grigoryan says he just has to pass an F-B-I background check to complete his asylum request.
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Officials at the Henry County Sheriff's Department have arrested two individuals after a gunfight Friday night that killed a teen and wounded two others.
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22-year old James Scales and 21- year old Terris Dandridge, both of Martinsville, are charged with shooting and wounding Joseph Taylor. Dandridge was also injured in the shooting.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]

The incident took place outside the Horsepasture Ruritan Club on Route 58 just after eleven Friday night. Deputies say a fight erupted with as many as 30 shots being fired. 16 year old Lorenzo Hairston died from a gunshot wound to the head.
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The investigation is continuing into the shootings of the other two victims.

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A Salem Police Officer is taken to the hospital after a wreck on Route 4-19.
State Police say wet roads may have been part of the cause.
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The wreck happened shortly before 5 yesterday evening near the Lakeside Plaza. State police say Officer Brian Jenkins was responding to a call when his cruiser hydroplaned, hitting a light pole on the drivers side. Jenkins has been released from the hospital with a slight concussion and injuries to his leg and arm.
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The Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax gave top honors this year to two bands from Hillsville and a fiddle player from Wythe County.
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Thousands of fans of bluegrass and old-time music crowded into Felts Park this week for the 66th annual convention.
More than 2000 contestants competed in more than a dozen different categories for cash prizes and bragging rights.

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Bluegrass Tradition won the bluegrass band competition, while Southern Pride took the Old Time Band competition.


Honors for Best All-Around Performer went to fiddler Eddie Bond of Austinville.[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom... Look for scattered showers with temperatures reaching the mid 80s today.

Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your early morning forecast in a few minutes.[8-Roanoke-Shooting]


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Roanoke police are investigating a homicide--
Authorities responded to reports of a man down in the 14- hundred block of Patterson Avenue just after one this morning.
Police are NOT releasing the man's name until they can notify family members.
An autopsy is scheduled.

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Officials at the Henry County Sheriff's Department have arrested two people after a gunfight Friday night that killed a teen and wounded two others.
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[VO-NAT]

22-year old James Scales and 21- year old Terris Dandridge, both of Martinsville, are charged with shooting and wounding Joseph Taylor. Dandridge was also injured in the shooting.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]

The incident took place outside the Horsepasture Ruritan Club on Route 58 just after eleven Friday night. Deputies say a fight erupted with as many as 30 shots being fired. 16 year old Lorenzo Hairston died from a gunshot wound to the head.
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The investigation is continuing into the shootings of the other two victims.

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Authorities will continue to look for a man thought to have drowned in Giles County. Last night, crews searched Shumate Falls in Glen Lyn. Officials say the search will resume this morning.



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A Salem Police Officer is taken to the hospital after wrecking his cruiser on Route 4-19.
State Police responded and say the wet roads may have contributed.
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The wreck happened shortly before 5 yesterday evening near the Lakeside Plaza. State police say Officer Brian Jenkins was responding to a call when his cruiser hydroplaned, hitting a light pole on the drivers side. Jenkins has been released from the hospital with a slight concussion and injuries to his leg and arm.
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The Virginia Lottery wants to continue to partner up with NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler.
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The Virginia Lottery pays Sadler up to 600- thousand dollars to plaster its logo on his cars and his racing uniforms.

It's a deal the Lottery hopes to continue. The Virginia Lottery wants to renew the deal next year. But University of Virginia political analyst Larry Sabato says a lot of people might question whether the sponsorship is worth the money. (------------) As he put it... How many state policemen would 600- thousand dollars buy.