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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......





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The lottery lines are about to become even longer in West Virginia. Powerball players will be playing for one of the biggest jackpots in U-S history.
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The Iowa- based Multi- State Lottery Association says it'll double check to confirm the results, but it doesn't look like anyone hit all six numbers last night to win the 200- million dollars.
The jackpot will roll over to Saturday night's drawing, which officials say should be worth nearly 300- million.
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[TAKE FS BOARD WITH WINNING NUMBERS]
Last night's winning numbers were two-28-30-36-and-39 with a Powerball number of ten.
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[7-11Bassett]


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Henry County officials say education is the key .. to attracting and keeping employers in the future. Several long-time employers have announced cutbacks in recent years .. the most recent being a furniture mainstay for decades.
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Bassett Furniture announced Tuesday it's laying off up to 300 workers.
Officials are hopeful those employees will take advantage of educational opportunities at Patrick Henry Community College.
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((TIM HALL:MOST LIKELY THEY WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS AS FAR AS REEDUCATION. PERHAPS TRADE ACT BENEFITS, SOMETHING ALONG THOSE LINES. WE TRY TO LOOK AT THIS AS THEIR CHANCE TO REINVENT.))
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[OUT Q=chance to reinvent.]
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Officials ARE concerned much of the area's workforce will leave Henry County to find other jobs.
They say they're working hard to bring new industry to the community.

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Virginia tourism officials are thinking ahead .. at least six years ahead .. for an important anniversary.
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Tourists spent more than 13- billion dollars in the Old Dominion last year, and the state is stepping up efforts to remain competitive.
Much of that is geared toward the 400th anniversary of Jamestown set for the year 2007.
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((GAIL MORGAN VAIL/VA TOURISM CORPORATION: WE ARE COMPLETELY OVERHAULING ALL OF THE STATE WELCOME CENTERS FROM ONE END TO THE OTHER AND THE REST AREAS SO TAHT VIRGINIA WILL HAVE ITS BEST FACE WHEN ALL THE TOURISTS COME FROM AROUND THE WORLD FOR 2007.))
[SUPER=01-Gail Morgan Vail/Virginia Tourism Corporation]
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[OUT Q=for 2007.]
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Vail was in Lynchburg yesterday delivering more than 30-thousand dollars in grant money to help central Virginia market itself to visitors.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. We're seeing some sunshine outside right, but don't rule out the possibility of rain later today. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have more on that, coming up after the news.





[45-11HCMF-Medicare]


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A local business, The H-C-M-F Corporation, one of its owners and an accountant are all accused of plotting to defraud Medicaid and Medicare. This week, they entered into plea agreements with the U-S government. Teresa Hamilton reports.
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[SUPER=01-Chip Magee/American HealthCare Attorney; :31]
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[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.]

(( H-C-M-F is a large corporation but charges in this case revolve around its operation of 18 nursing homes including Heritage Hall-- just outside Blacksburg. According to court documents-- the corporation, which is now known as American HealthCare LLC, plead guilty to a felony charge of defrauding Medicaid and Medicare. As part of a plea agreement-- the company has agreed to pay back one point seven million dollars. Chip Magee is an attorney for American HealthCare.
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((CHIP MAGEE: THE COMPANY HAS APPROXIMATELY 2-THOUSAND RESIDENTS, 16 OR 17 HUNDRED EMPLOYEES, WHAT WE WANT TO MAKE SURE HAPPENS IS THAT THEY REALIZE NOTHING'S GOING TO CHANGE IN THE DAY TO DAY OPERATION EXCEPT THAT THE COMPANY IS GOING TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO RECTIFY THE MISTAKES OF THE PAST AND TO ENSURE THEY WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN.)) [runs31]
[out q= won't happen again.]

Magee also represents Bill Cranwell who is one of H-C-M-F's owners. He and the company's Treasurer, Penn Smith, have both plead guilty to a misdemeanor in connection with Medicaid and Medicare fraud. As part of a plea agreement-- both men have agreed NOT to participate in a health care business that gets federal reimbursements for the next five years. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))
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A judge must still approve the plea agreements.
Bill Cranwell is the brother of Vinton Delegate Dick Cranwell-- who had no comment on the matter.




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After a fuel spill, Route 460 in Giles county is open again to traffic.
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The backup happened when a tanker overturned.. spilling 5-thousand gallons of diesel fuel ...
It happened at nine yesterday morning, but crews spent most of the day cleaning up .. and motorists were forced to take detours.
Officials say NO water was contaminated by the fuel- but police say the accident caused 75 thousand dollars in damage to a used car dealership.
Charges are pending against the driver of the tanker truck.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. For the first time in several days, shower return to the forecast. We could see some rain later today. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up in just a few minutes.





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It sounds like something out of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Only this time, it was a woman who found someone sleeping in her bed.
Roanoke Police say a 27 year woman returned to her Old Southwest apartment yesterday to find a man in her bed.
The woman called police as the man fled. Officers arrested 30 year old Robert Alan Woods a short time later. He's charged with burglary.



[8-11Wilder]


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Former governor Doug Wilder would like to see the "two Marks" go face-to-face more often this fall.
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Wilder's urging more debates after our W-D-B-J debate on October 7th -- which is now the last scheduled debate.
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Mark Warner is resisting that.
Warner was Wilder's campaign manager in 1989.
But even that's NO guarantee of a Wilder endorsement.
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((Do you intend to endorse Mark Warner? DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: I INTEND TO DO WHAT I USUALLY DO... I'M GONNA WAIT...I DON'T THINK IT WOULD BE RIGHT TO DO ANY ENDORSING OF ANYBODY.))
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[OUT Q=to do any endorsing of anybody.]
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Wilder also says Governor Jim Gilmore should call both Mark Warner and Mark Earley in for a budget briefing in September.

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A local university is welcoming its largest class ever .. quite a turnaround in just a few years.
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Southern Virginia University had an enrollment of just 74 five years ago ..now the school boasts nearly 500 students.


School officials say the growth is due to good students, and "word of mouth" advertising, and it's not going to stop anytime soon.
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((CURTIS FAWSON/SOUTHERN VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT; WE'RE LOOKING AT ADDITIONAL DORMS TO HOUSE STUDENTS. OUR 10 YEAR MASTER PLANS BUILDS TO PROBABLY AROUND 25-HUNDRED STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Curtis Fawson/Southern Virginia University President;]
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[OUT Q=25-hundred students.]
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[VO-NAT 15+]

Also in the works-- a new student union, and a bigger cafeteria. The school has students from 43 states and 10 different countries. Students volunteered more than 12-thousand hours of community service in Buena Vista and Rockbridge County last year.
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