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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Turning out partly sunny today with temperatures reaching the mid-60s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up in just a few minutes.


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A Roanoke County man has seen the tragedy in New York first hand.
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The day of the terrorist attack-- Chris Barlow drove to New York where he helped families and volunteers cope with the devastation.
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Barlow is a hospice volunteer-- and knew thousands would need a shoulder to cry on.
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[SOT 20:40:55]
[IN Q=I'm very ]

((CHRIS BARLOW/HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: I'M VERY GRATEFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE FELT WHAT NEW YORK CITY IS A MODEL FOR US NOW, OF SERVICE AND OF HOPE AND COMPASSION. IT'S A WONDERFUL STATEMENT FOR THE REST OF US ON HOW TO DEAL WITH ALL THIS. ))
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Tonight Barlow will share his experience at a Roanoke County church where local residents will also be encouraged to discuss their thoughts and feelings on America's loss.
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[sot 20:42:31]
[In q=Even though]

((CHRIS BARLOW/HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: EVEN THOUGH WE ARE TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM THIS EVENT IT'S NOT YET TIME FOR US TO FORGET THE GRIEVING PROCESS. WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH. WE NEED TO KEEP REMEMBERING IT. ))
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[OUT Q=remembering it.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The meeting will be held at seven P-M at the Unity Church of the Roanoke Valley on Green Ridge Road and is open to anyone who wants to attend.

[7-11Miller]


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[TAKE VIDEO!!!]

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[SUPER=143-Christiansburg;]

Meanwhile, Red Cross counselor Dorinda Miller spent two-weeks at the Pentagon. As a disaster mental health worker, she helped grieving families cope... and recovery workers continue doing their job. The Giles Country resident had been to other disasters, but says this experience changed her.
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[SOT :55:17:10]
[IN Q=PROFOUNDLY CHANGED]

((DORINDA MILLER/DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH WORKER; PROFOUNDLY CHANGED ALONG WITH EVERYONE ELSE MY COMPLACENCY HAS BEEN STRIPPED AWAY, MY ILLUSION OF INVULNERABILITY IN THIS COUNTRY HAS BEEN SLIPPED AWAY AND I THINK THAT'S ONE OF THE HARDEST THINGS FOR ALL OF US TO DEAL WITH.))
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[OUT Q=FOR ALL OF US TO DEAL WITH.]
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Miller says she'll continue helping people cope by setting up a support group in this area in connection with local American Red Cross chapters.
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[7-11Flag-Wavers]


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Members of a Virginia Tech Fraternity can finally rest their arms after a week-long fundraising event.
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[SUPER=143-Christiansburg;]

Delta Tau Delta kept this American flag waving at the Christiansburg Wal-Mart 24-hours a day for nearly seven days. At around 8 p-m they reached their 10-thousand dollar goal. The effort started at noon last Tuesday, with pairs working shifts at the location. Brothers say on average 17-hundred dollars was collected each day. All the money will go to help victims of the terrorist attacks.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. You might want to take a jacket if you go out today. Look for breezy weather with cooler temperatures. Meteorlogist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your Tuesday forecast coming up in just a few moments.


[45-11Airport-Tower]


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The Roanoke Regional Airport is dealing with a loss of 50 to 70 percent of its usual traffic. But airport officials are still celebrating because the long-awaited air control tower is finally taking off.
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Yesterday, airport officials broke ground on the new 200-foot tower.
The Federal Aviation Administration is paying the control tower's 9-point-2 MILLION dollar price tag.
The existing 50-foot tower has been in use since the 1950s and has blind spots.
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[IN Q=It is too short.]

((JACQUELINE SHUCK/AIRPORT EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT IS TOO SHORT. IT NEEDS TO BE TALLER SO THEY HAVE FULL VISIBILITY OF ALL THE AREAS WHERE THE AIRPLANES ARE OPERATING. IT'S REALLY CRITICAL THAT THEY BE ABLE TO SEE EVERYTHING THEY CAN POSSIBLY SEE. ))
[SUPER=01-Jacqueline Shuck/Airport Exec. Director;]
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[OUT Q=they can possibly see.]
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The new tower will feature the latest aviation technology and radar equipment.
It's should be complete in 2003.
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The Phar-Mor discount chain is looking to close almost half of its stores.
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The company filed for protection from creditors in bankruptcy court yesterday.
As part of its plan, Phar-Mor will shut down 65 of its 139 stores.
It's not ready to say which ones will close.
A typical store has 10 to 15 full-time employees and 30-40 part-time workers.
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[45-11T-Shirts]


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A small t-shirt company in Richmond started with a goal of encouraging blood donations, and thanking firefighters.

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Now, 12 days later, they've blasted past their quarter million dollar charity goal.
VATEX America has set a 500-hundred thousand dollar goal for its : "Though Buildings May Fall, United We Stand" t-shirts.
The shirts are absolutely free -- if you send a check made out to the American Red Cross for 25 dollars or more.
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[IN Q=We're really probably the only]

((CHARLEY BENNETT/VATEX AMERICA: WE'RE REALLY PROBABLY THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT I KNOW THAT ARE CONTRIBUTING ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE PROCEEDS... EVERY PENNY OF THIS GOES TO WHAT IS UNFORTUNATELY A VERY WORTHY CAUSE.))
[SUPER=141-Charley Bennett/VATEX America;]
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[OUT Q=unfortunately a very worthy cause.]
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE PAGE]
VATEX America says it will ship to out of town customers.
You can reach them at 804- 353- 9010.
But after 20 thousand t-shirts, they hope to be out of the "charity shirt busines"s by the end of the week.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Look for partly cloudy skies today with temperatures in the mid-60s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up after the news.





[8-11Barlow]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=tha]
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[GRAPHIC=America Responds]

A Roanoke County man has seen the devastation in New York first hand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke Co.;]

The day of the terrorist attack-- Chris Barlow drove to New York where he helped families and volunteers cope with the devastation.
[SUPER=143-New York, NY;]

Barlow is a hospice volunteer-- and knew thousands would need a shoulder to cry on.
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[SOT 20:40:55]
[IN Q=I'm very ]

((CHRIS BARLOW/HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: I'M VERY GRATEFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE FELT WHAT NEW YORK CITY IS A MODEL FOR US NOW, OF SERVICE AND OF HOPE AND COMPASSION. IT'S A WONDERFUL STATEMENT FOR THE REST OF US ON HOW TO DEAL WITH ALL THIS. ))
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[OUT Q=with all this.]
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Tonight Barlow will share his experience at a Roanoke County church where local residents will also be encouraged to discuss their thoughts and feelings on America's loss.
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[sot 20:42:31]
[In q=Even though]

((CHRIS BARLOW/HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: EVEN THOUGH WE ARE TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM THIS EVENT IT'S NOT YET TIME FOR US TO FORGET THE GRIEVING PROCESS. WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH. WE NEED TO KEEP REMEMBERING IT. ))
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The meeting will be held at seven P-M at the Unity Church of the Roanoke Valley on Green Ridge Road and is open to anyone who wants to attend.

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The regional landfill in Roanoke County may soon be filled with waste from the Pentagon. The state department of environmental quality has asked four landfills around the state for permission to accept debris.
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Last night-- about 30 residents who live near the Smith Gap landfill, along the Roanoke/Montgomery County line, gathered to discuss the issue. Those who spoke are opposed to the state's request-- saying Bradshaw Road is too narrow to handle trucks hauling debris, including asbestos.
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((KATE SCHEFSKY/RESIDENT: WE HAVE EXCESSIVE COMMUTER TRAFFIC ON THIS ROAD GOING TO BLACKSBURG AND ROANOKE AND YOU CAN NOT FIT TWO CARS AT THE SAME TIME DOWN THE ROAD THAT THEY'RE PROPOSING TO BRING THESE LARGE TRUCKS ON.))
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./1994;]

Roanoke County officials say the landfill is equipped to handle asbestos and say no more than five trucks will haul the debris down Bradshaw Road. This evening, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on state's request.
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[8-11Phar-Mor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC1:31:55]
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The Phar-Mor discount chain will see almost half of its stores close.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The company filed for protection from creditors in bankruptcy court yesterday.
As part of its plan, Phar-Mor will shut down 65 of its 139 stores.
It's not ready to say which ones will close.
A typical store has 10 to 15 full-time employees and 30-40 part-time workers. (------------)