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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Expect temperatures not quite as warm as we saw yesterday, with highs only climbing in the 50s and 60s. Jacey Birch will have your complete weekend forecast, coming up after the news.





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Roanoke County firefighters are responding to a fire at the Sans Souci Apartments on Garst Mill Road. No further details are available.
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Virginia National Guard troops will soon be stationed at airports around the commonwealth.
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Governor Jim Gilmore made the announcement yesterday during a visit to Virginia Beach.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE; WE ARE GOING TO SUPPORT THE PRESIDENT LOYALLY ON THIS, WE WILL BE USING THE NATIONAL GUARD AT THE AIRPORTS AND I AM ISSUING ORDERS IMMEDIATELY TO BEGIN TO ACTIVATE APPROPRIATE GUARD PEOPLE IN ORDER TO IMPLEMENT THE PLAN THE PRESIDENT HAD CALLED FOR.))
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[OUT Q=plan the President has called for.]
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Gilmore says the National Guard will start training for its new mission immediately and will be posted at Virginia's airports for four to six months.

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Plans to renovate the Old N & W passenger station in Roanoke got a big boost yesterday, thanks to a state grant for almost 500-thousand dollars.
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The grant comes from the Commonwealth Transportation Board, which allocated federal funds for the work.
So far, backers have raised almost four million dollars for the station, which will house the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and a museum dedicated to the work of celebrated railroad photographer O. Winston Link.
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((JIM SEARS/CENTER IN THE SQUARE: WE'VE HAD HOPES FOR 18 MONTHS THAT WINSTON LINK AND THE ESTATE WOULD AGREE. AND THEY HAVE. AND NOW WE HAVE TO GET BUSY. THE ARCHITECTURAL PLANS ARE IN PLACE AND NOW WE HAVE TO RAISE THE MONEY.))
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The Commonwealth Transportation Board has distributed two million dollars for a dozen different projects in western Virginia.
That figure also includes 269- thousand dollars for the Roanoke River Greenway in Salem and Roanoke County.
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Big animals are starting to pop up all over at Smith Mountain Lake.
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First, there was the chicken.
Now, there's the ape, the giraffe and the tiger.
Developer Steve Scott put the fiberglass trio by the road after the planning commission said his Westlake Commons sign violated a county ordinance.
Scott borrowed the creatures from neighbor Joe Altadonna, who ran afoul of the planning commission with his eight-foot rooster.
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((STEVE SCOTT/DEVELOPER: OBVIOUSLY THE CHICKEN GOT QUITE A BIT OF ATTENTION, SO WE FELT LIKE IF WE PUT THE ANIMALS THERE, IT WOULD SHOW A VERY STRONG DISTINCTION OF WHAT IS ALLOWED UNDER OUR PRESENT ORDINANCES AND WHAT'S NOT ALLOWED UNDER OUR PRESENT ORDINANCES.))
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The county told Scott he may be able to keep his sign up if he makes the writing on it smaller.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Be sure to wear the jacket this morning. We're waking up to cool temperatures, with highs only warming into the 60s with some sunshine. Jacey Birch will join us with more, in just a few minutes.





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Roanoke County firefighters have been busy at the Sans Souci apartments along Garst Mill Road this morning. They were called out about an hour ago when heavy smoke was reported coming out of one of the units. We do not yet have further details available.



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Governor Gilmore is activating Virginia National Guard troops .. to be stationed at airports around the commonwealth.
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The news is welcome at Roanoke Regional Airport where there is some concern about having enough employees to meet F-A-A demands.
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((JACQUELINE SHUCK/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: WE HAVE CERTAIN SECURITY REQUIREMENTS... I DON'T KNOW.)) ((IT'S JUST SORTA NICE... TAPPING INTO THAT MANPOWER.))
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How much manpower Roanoke Regional will need is unclear.
The airport's going through an assessment process to answer that question.
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The Nationwide crackdown on air safety will close Virgina Tech's airport during tomorrow's game.
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[SUPER=143-Blacksburg]


The F-A-A is prohibiting any flights below three-thousand feet within three miles of any collegiate or professional sporting event.
So the airport will be closed from 11 to four tomorrow.
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[7-11Logging-Road]


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It's only the length of a football field, but a Montgomery County driveway is at the center of a court battle between a land owner and a lumber business.
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[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Mary Ann Capp says Turman Lumber Company is trespassing when its logging trucks travel this road on her property.


Trucks have been using it since July to reach a logging operation up the mountain.
The company says it has "legal right of way" to use it.
Capp asked them not to AND staged a sit- in at the road... neither worked.
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((MARY ANN CAPP/LANDOWNER; THAT INDICATED TO ME THAT, UHH, MY LAWYERS OR ANYONE TRIED TO COMMUNICATE TO THEM TO THAT THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO ME THEY WERE JUST IGNORING IT.))
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Turman Lumber's President Mike Turman did not want to be interviewed on camera. But he did Say that this is a civil matter for the courts to decide and that his business has the right of way. The case goes to court October 11th.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. It should be a beautiful fall day, but temperatures will stay on the cool side through the weekend. Jacey Birch will have your forecast details, coming up shortly.





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Roanoke County firefighters were summoned to battle smoke and flames at the Sans Souci apartments along Garst Mill Road this morning. We do not have any further details at this time, but we do have a crew at the scene, and we will pass along further information on News 7 at Noon.



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People who take the bus around Blacksburg may find reduced service when the new year arrives.
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Blacksburg Transit plans to discontinue service at 10 P-M Monday through Saturday .. and end all service on Sundays.

Officials say the cuts are in response to a budget deficit brought on in part by rising fuel prices and lack of grant money. Public hearings on the proposal are scheduled October 9th and 10th.
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F-A-O Schwarz is staying at Tanglewood Mall .. at least through Christmas.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Month]


The famous toy store set up shop in the Old Brendle's building last month, saying it had firm plans to stay there only through October.
But sales were so good, they've decided to stay through the end of the year.
The store sells toys and other specialty items out of the 50-thousand square foot building.
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The State Fair of Virginia has kicked off its "Eleven Days of Wild Things." The recent terrorist attacks are on the minds of Fair organizers, who have responded with tighter security.
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[SUPER=143-Henrico Co.]


But organizers also say the show must go on.
So they're highlighting patriotism and the slice of Americana a fair provides.
And they've taken three steps they say will make the fair more secure.
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((JAY LUGAR/STATE FAIR OF VIRGINIA: CHECKING VEHICLES MORE CLOSELY... BAGS AND PACKAGES... BIGGER POLICE PRESENCE ON THE GROUNDS.))
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The State Fair runs through next weekend at the Richmond Raceway Complex.
Plans to move to a new, permanent fair complex east of Richmond have run into financial and legal challenges that should keep the fair in place for another few years.
Twenty new attractions, including stunt bikes and skateboards, are being offered.
And of course, they've brought back the ever popular racing pigs.
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