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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... A beautiful fall day is on the way. Look for sunny skies and mild temperatures.
Steve Pardon will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few moments.



[7-11Reagan-Airport]


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Virginia lawmakers will be listening closely to the President's announcement when it comes. . .
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President Bush and a delegation from Virginia met at the White House yesterday to discuss the future of Reagan National. Bush said the airport will reopen. . . with tighter security measures and fewer flights. Governor Gilmore spoke out earlier about possible changes.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE; WE BELIEVE THERE ARE MEASURES THAT CAN BE PUT INTO PLACE IN ORDER TO REOPEN THIS AIRPORT))
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Federal officials closed the airport -- and briefly considered shutting it down for good -- because flight paths bring planes close to the White House, the Capitol and the Pentagon.
Local lawmakers want the airport open because it's a major source of jobs in the Washington area.
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[7-11Hollins-Symposium]


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The tension between the United States and the Arab world may never be fully understood.
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But students at Hollins University are better informed. Students held a forum yesterday-- to better understand why the U-S was the target of violence. Some speakers explored history and religion-- while others spoke on a more personal level. The chaplain of Hollins University grew up in the Middle East and tried to explain why some Arabs resent the American lifestyle.
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((REV. JAN FULLER-CARRUTHERS/HOLLINS UNIVERSITY CHAPLAIN; THEY PERCEIVE US AS A RICH AND ARROGANT COUNTRY. SOMETIMES IT'S BECAUSE THEY PERCEIVE US AS AN IMMORAL NATION, EXPORTING OUR IMMORALITY INTO ALL THE WORLD BY MEANS OF THE MOVIES, VIDEOS AND TV PROGRAMING.))
[SUPER=141-Rev. Jan Fuller-Carruthers/Hollins University Chaplain; ]
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The Keynote address was delivered by Barry Hart-- who's with Eastern Mennonite University. Hart urged the crowd to think twice about supporting military action-- reminding students that lives would be lost.
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[7-11US-Airways]


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Piedmont Airlines has plans to take over for U-S Airways when the company's jet service to Roanoke ends.
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As of October 7th, US Airways will no longer fly 100-passenger jets into Roanoke Regional Airport. Instead, its subsidiary- Piedmont Airlines, also known as US Airways Express, will replace those six daily flights with eight flights on smaller planes. The change is part of the company's plan to cut costs in the wake of decreased travel demand. But while US Airways is cutting back, US Airways EXPRESS is hiring. Application seminars will be held again today at the Patrick Henry Hotel in Roanoke.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... A nice day to get outside if you can. Breezy and warm today with temperatures in the mid 70s.
Steve Pardon will have your weather details in just a few moments.


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The first Army Reserve members from this area are being called to active duty.
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49 soldiers from the 21-74th Garrison Support Unit, based in Salem, were notified yesterday that they're being mobilized.
Their unit commander, Don Caldwell, says the reservists are ready, willing and able -- though he'll remain here.
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((COL. DON CALDWELL/UNIT COMMANDER: I DO NOT KNOW WHAT TYPE OF MISSION IS ENVISIONED. WE DON'T HAVE ANY WORD ON THAT, BUT GENERALLY, MP'S PROVIDE SECURITY FOR MILITARY ACTIVE DUTY INSTILLATIONS. BASICALLY, THEY ARE THE POLICE FOR A MILITARY POST AND THIS WOULD BE THE TYPE OF WORK THAT THE SOLDIERS IN OUR UNIT ARE TRAINED TO DO. ))
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The soldiers being called to active duty from Salem are some of the 20-thousand National Guard and Reserve members called up so far.
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[45-11L'burg-Guard]


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Virginia's National Guard is also being called up to help in the fight against terrorism. Their field of battle will be the state's airports.
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An unspecified number of Guardsmen will be helping with security at nine commercial airfields starting October 6th.
Their tour of duty could last up to six months.. but they say they're ready to serve.
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((LT. COL. VIRGIL GRAY/VA NATIONAL GUARD: THIS IS A NEW THING, BUT SINCE 11 SEPTEMBER THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF NEW THINGS HAPPENING HERE. THIS AIN'T BUSINESS AS USUAL. WE ARE TAKING THE NECESSARY STEPS, EVERYBODY'S TAKING THE NECESSARY STEPS TO FULLY ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ALL OF OUR AMERICAN CITIZENS.))
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The Federal Aviation Administration will conduct a specialized training course at Fort Pickett this week.
Soldiers will be on 24- hour duty starting Saturday.
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[45-6-Train-Death]


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Officials in Lynchburg hope an autopsy will answer some questions about a man's death. His body was found near the city's Amtrak station yesterday morning.
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Railroad workers discovered the 63-year-old in a ditch filled with water around ten.
His name is being withheld while his family is notified.
Police say there was no apparent sign of trauma.. and they're not sure how long the body had been there.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Look for mostly sunny skies today. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s but a light breeze will help keep things cool.
Steve Pardon will have your Tuesday forecast coming up after the news.



[8-VOB-Drug-Arrests]


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A six-month drug investigation in Botetourt County has produced 82 indictments of 47 people.
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Botetourt County deputies, state police and Drug Enforcement Administration agents started rounding up the alleged offenders last night.
They're calling it "Operation Fall Sweep."
Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle says it targeted mainly street-level dealers of marijuana, oxycontin, cocaine, ecstasy and methamphetamines.
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((RONNIE SPRINKLE/BOTETOURT CO. SHERIFF: WE FEEL THAT A LOT OF OUR THEFTS AND THINGS LIKE THAT ARE MOTIVATED BY DRUGS.. STEALING TO BUY DRUGS AND ENFORCE A HABIT THAT SOMEBODY MIGHT HAVE. ))
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The arrests were made mainly through the use of confidential sources and undercover officers.
The sheriff says it could take several days to locate all the alleged offenders.
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[8-11-460-Fatal]


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The woman who state police say is responsible for a deadly Bedford County accident now faces a second-degree murder charge.
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A trooper says Viki Lynn Arrington was going the wrong direction on Route 460 Friday evening when she hit a motorcycle head-on.
The woman driving the motorcycle, Carol Elizabeth Minton, died the next morning at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
State Police charged Arrington with drunk driving after the accident. They say it's the third time she's been charged with D-U-I.
She's being held without bond.
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[8-6-Franklin-Indictment]


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A man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his wife has been re-indicted in Franklin County.
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Charges against Roanoke businessman David John Neuhs had been dropped while the prosecutor awaited some financial records.
Neuhs and his wife were going through a bitter divorce.
The murder- for- hire plot was foiled in April, when the alleged hit man's fiance told Neuhs' wife about it.
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Meanwhile, a Franklin County couple will face murder charges in the drowning death of their 10-month old baby girl.

The child's mother, Kimberly Dawn Jenkins, and her boyfriend, John Andrew Ratliffe, were charged with involuntary manslaughter earlier this year after their baby drowned in a bathtub. Prosecutor Cliff Hapgood says he sought murder charges after re-examining the evidence.