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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Sunny skies today but temperatures are going to remain cool.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few minutes.





[7-11Pentagon-Landfill]


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The Roanoke Valley will not be putting debris from the Pentagon into its landfill.
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke Co./1994]


The Smith Gap Landfill in Roanoke County was ready to accept up to 50- thousand tons of material from the Arlington crash site.
But yesterday afternoon, local officials were informed that the debris will be going to a facility in King George County.
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[IN Q=I said all along]

((BUTCH CHURCH/CATAWBA SUPERVISOR: I SAID ALL ALONG THAT WE ARE WILLING AND ABLE TO HELP OUT OUR CITIZENS IN THE NORTHERN PART OF VIRGINIA. WE DON'T WANT TO DO SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO DO SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO HAVE A LONGSTANDING NEGATIVE EFFECT HERE, , SO ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL. I THINK IT ENDED UP THE WAY IS SHOULD HAVE BEEN.))
[SUPER=141-Butch Church/Catawba Supervisor]
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[OUT Q=the way it should have been.]
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The news was a relief to county residents who live near the landfill. They were concerned about the trucks that would have hauled the debris down Bradshaw road.

[7-11Oxycontin-Pleas]


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Seven people have pleaded guilty to selling more than two-and-a-half million dollars worth of OxyContin pills in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
The group's kingpin, Jerry Wayne Robinson, admitted his organization distributed at least 66-thousand pills between 1998 and January 2001.
He faces a mandatory 25 years in prison and a two-and-a-half million-dollar fine.
The other six defendants each faces up to 20 years in prison, and a one million-dollar fine.
All are residents of Lee County.

[7-11Vaughan-Furniture]


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For the second consecutive quarter, Vaughan Furniture is labeling its earning as as "extremely disappointing".
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Third-quarter earnings per share were down nearly 50 percent.
The company blames a lack of sufficient orders, which forced reduced work schedules throughout the quarter.
Vaughan says a slight increase in daily orders for dining room suites has bumped all plants back to FULL schedules.
The company says it's determined to successfully emerge through uncertain times.
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[7-11Farm-Bureau]


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The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation has decided to endorse both candidates for governor.
The group gave its blessing to both Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Mark Earley.
A spokeswoman says both candidates have positions that are favorable toward agriculture and forestry.
She also says the group hopes the dual endorsement will enhance its relationship with elected officials.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Nice and sunny today but temperatures will remain cool with highs only reaching in the 60s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have the details of your forecast coming up in just a few moments.




[45-11Martin]


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A teenager in Carroll County will spend the next 21 years in jail for killing her 80-year-old grandfather.
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Robin Martin was 15 years old when she shot John Mesics in the head with a 12-gauge shotgun.
That was July of 1999.
Prosecutors said it was cold, premeditated murder, but Martin said he'd threatened abuse.
A jury convicted her of first degree murder last year.
Martin will be eligible for parole in 2020, when she is 36 years old.
The court also ordered her to pay her grandmother 35 hundred dollars in restitution for her grandfather's funeral expenses.
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[45-11Gilmore-Terrorism]


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Virginia's two year old terrorism response plan got its first real test September 11th.
Governor Jim Gilmore's NOT saying how well it worked... but he is appointing a new panel of outside experts to look at the plan, and the work of his previous advisory panel on terrorism.
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[SUPER=143-Richmond;]


The Governor says he worried in May 1999 that he'd gone overboard with his preparations.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: YOU ALMOST WONDER AM I BEING OVERREACTIVE HERE, TOO MUCH IMAGINATION? BUT IT WASN'T OVERREACTING.
AND IT WASN'T TOO MUCH IMAGINATION.))
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[OUT Q=it wasn't too much imagination.]
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The new Virginia Preparedness and Security Panel is headed up by former State Police Superintendent Wayne Huggins.


It meets first on Friday, and must report back to the Governor as quickly as November on potential Virginia targets and responses.
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[45-6-Downtown-Lights]


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The buildings in downtown Roanoke may soon be sporting more patriotic colors.
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Once the Star was turned red, white and blue again, Downtown Roanoke Incorporated decided to ask local businesses to change their own bulbs.
More than a dozen downtown businesses including city buildings, the Roanoke Times and parking garages have been asked to change their perimeter light bulbs to red white and blue.
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((MATT KENNELL: ABOUT 21 BUILDINGS THAT PARTICIPATE IN THE WINTER LIGHTS PROGRAM -- WE ENCOURAGED THESE FOLKS TO SIMPLY CHANGE THEIR BULBS TO MAKE A STATEMENT.))
[SUPER=141-Matt Kennell/Downtown Roanoke, Inc.]
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Fire Station Number One and The SunTrust Building have already changed their bulbs.
Downtown Roanoke is hoping others will follow their lead.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom... A beautiful day is ahead of us, but temperatures will remain cool, so take along a jacket as you go outside. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up after the news.


[8-11Farm-Bureau]


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The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation has decided to give endorsements to BOTH candidates for governor.
The group has given its blessing to both Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Mark Earley.
A spokeswoman says both candidates have positions that are favorable toward agriculture and forestry.
She also says the group hopes the dual endorsement will enhance its relationship with elected officials.

[8-11Historic-District]


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Lynchburg preservationists and city council seem to be at odds ... but some feel the issue is just a watered-down version of the city's historic district ordinance.
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Council is considering making a three- mile long section of Rivermont Avenue a historic CORRIDOR.
The designation carries less restrictions than a historic district, and would allow homeowners to put vinyl siding on their houses without prior permission.
The Historic Preservation Commission says that's a bad idea.
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((SCOTT GLASS/HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION: YOU CAN TAKE A BUILDING THAT IS RICH WITH DETAIL AND SHADOW LINES AND ALL THE FEATURES THAT MAKE IT A WONDERFUL HOUSE.. VINYL SIDING, IN ESSENCE, WILL ELIMINATE THOSE.))
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Property owners along Rivermont will get to vote on whether they want the corridor designation.
Council will consider those results when it makes a decision sometime this fall.
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[8-11Deaf-School]


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One school in the New River Valley is doing its part to reach out to children who are deaf or hearing impaired.
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[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]

The Little Lambs Christian Day Care and Preschool is adding instruction opportunities for those students. The Pulaski County facility's director says it's the first program of its kind in the N-R-V. Teacher Michelle Barker recently received interpreter certification and deaf instruction.
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((PATRICE PHILLIPS/SCHOOL DIRECTOR; FOR PARENTS WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH, I HAVE A CHILD WHO IS DEAF OR THEIR HARD OF HEARING. THEY DON'T KNOW SIGN LANGUAGE THEMSELVES USUALLY AND THEY HAVE A CHILD AND THEY DON'T KNOW HOW TO EDUCATE THEM, WE ARE TRYING TO GET THE WORD OUT.))
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[OUT Q=GET THE WORD OUT.]
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Phillips says it's important to start children young so they can develop communication skills and interaction with hearing children. (------------)