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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom ...... The pleasant weather continues today. Look for mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures. Jacey Birch will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few minutes.


[7-11Guard-Training]


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Virginia's National Guard is getting ready for their next mission ... to make sure the state's nine commercial airfields are safe.
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[SUPER=143-Nottoway Co.]


Guardsmen are at Fort Pickett this week getting specialized training from the F-A-A in airport security.
Yesterday, Governor Jim Gilmore stopped by to remind the reservists they are now on the front line of a whole new war.
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[SOT 12:09:51]
[IN Q=You are engaged]

((GOV. GILMORE: YOU ARE ENGAGED IN A FAR DIFFERENT MILITARY MISSION, ONE THAT IS NEW, ONE THAT IS GOING TO BE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CHALLENGE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. IT MAY NOT LOOK LIKE A TYPICAL DEPLOYMENT FOR A TYPICAL MISSION, BUT NONETHELESS YOU ARE LITERALLY THE SOLDIERS ON THE FRONT LINE IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM.))
[SUPER=147-Gov. Jim Gilmore;]
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[OUT Q=war on terrorism.]
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19 Guardsmen used yesterday's occasion to extend their tours of duty.
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[7-VOB-Reno]


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Former Attorney General Janet Reno says now is the time to strengthen our nation's unity.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;]

Reno spoke at Lynchburg College last night-- where she urged students to continue striving to make America an even better place to live. Reno says one way-- is to invest more in our children and teachers. Before taking the podium-- Reno spoke with reporters about other issues-- such as the debate over anti-terrorism legislation.
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[SOT 00:45:46]
[IN Q=I THINK EVERYONE HAS ]
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/Former U. S. Attorney General;]

((I THINK EVERYONE HAS TO WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP LEGISLATION THAT THEY HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THAT WILL PROVIDE APPROPRIATE PROTECTION AND NOT IN A SINGLE MANNER INFRINGE ON OUR FREEDOMS.))
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[OUT Q=OUR FREEDOMS.]
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Reno says she has NOT spoken with current Attorney General John Ashcroft since the terrorist attacks.
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[7-11Local-Greyhound]


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Yesterday's Greyhound bus crash halted service nationwide, affecting passengers everywhere .. even here in Roanoke.

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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Dozens of passengers were stranded in the downtown bus terminal for six hours.
The Greyhounds started running again just after one yesterday afternoon.
Most passengers said they were OK with it.
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[SOT 17:35 - :53]
[IN Q=I think it's prudent]

((RUSSELL BEYER/GREYHOUND PASSENGER: I THINK IT'S PRUDENT. PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE MORE ACCEPTING OF ANY KIND OF SECURITY MEASURES THAT PEOPLE ARE TAKING. THE STATE POLICE WERE OUT IN MEMPHIS WITH THEIR LITTLE WAND, SEARCHING PEOPLE. I THINK PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE MORE ACCEPTING NOW AFTER WHAT HAPPENED ON THE 11TH.))
[SUPER=01-Russell Beyer/Greyhound Passenger;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=on the 11th.]
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[VO-NAT]


Thirteen buses come through the Roanoke terminal each day... but because of delays, only eight left Roanoke yesterday.
Passengers were offered a full refund.
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[WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... The warm weather continues today with temperatures reaching into the 80s for you high.
Jacey Birch will have your weather details coming up in just a few moments.





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A Carroll county man is wanted in a shooting that occurred last night.
The Sheriff says warrants are out for Buddy Daniel Cockerham for attempted murder, malicious wounding, and the use of a firearm while committing a felony.
Authorities say Cockerham shot Roger S- Goins after a dispute in the Piers Gap section of the county.
Goins is reported in stable condition at Winston-Salem Hospital.
Cockerham is believed to be traveling in a green Ford van with the passenger side window broken out, and is believed to be in the Winston-Salem area.

[45-11Arrington]


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Just hours before Vicki Lynn Arrington allegedly drove head-on into a motorcyclist... Arrington had been with her substance abuse counselor. Nonetheless, the prosecutor says Arrington's blood-alcohol level was several times the legal limit at the time of the accident Friday evening in Bedford County.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]

So, 39-nine year old Vicki Lynn Arrington was held without bond on charges of felony driving under the influence and second degree murder. Her station wagon hit Carol Minton's motorcycle head-on, killing her.
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[SOT 11:38:10]
[IN Q=There'd been several...]

((TOM MCGRATH/MINTON FAMILY ATTORNEY; THERE'D BEEN SEVERAL PEOPLE WHO SAW HER, CALLED 911, REPORTED HER GOING THE WRONG WAY DOWN THE ROAD.))
[SUPER=01-Tom McGrath/Minton Family Attorney]
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[OUT Q=the wrong way down the road.]
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[V/O-NAT] Arrington remains held without bond, at least until her preliminary hearing December 14.
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[45-11Phar-Mor]


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Phar-Mor will soon be leaving the Roanoke Valley.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


The drugstore chain is shutting down 65 stores across the country, including the one on Towne Square Boulevard.
It's part of the company's efforts to cut expenses.
Phar-Mor recently filed for Chapter 11 protection from its creditors.
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[45-11United-Way]


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Southwest Virginia residents are giving money to charities nationally as well as here at home.
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[SUPER=143-Christiansburg;]

That's according to the United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd. The organization says it's on track to reaching a one-million dollar fundraising goal. United Way officials have been concerned that people giving to terrorist victims won't donate locally.
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[SOT 16:17:18 / 3:54:03]
[IN Q=WERE TRYING TO]

((KYMN DAVIDSON-HAMLEY/UNITED WAY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; WERE TRYING TO HELP PEOPLE REMEMBER THAT WE CANNOT HAVE A STRONG COUNTRY WITHOUT STRONG LOCAL COMMUNITIES.)) ((DAVID DEHART/UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN CHAIR; WE REALLY FEEL THAT OUR EMPLOYEES AND RESIDENTS OF MONTGOMERY RADFORD AND FLOYD WILL SUPPORT THE UNITED WAY AGENCIES.))
[SUPER=141-Kymn Hamley/United Way Executive Director; :00]
[SUPER=141-David Dehart/United Way Campaign Chair; :08]
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[OUT Q=THE UNITED WAY AGENCIES.]
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[VO-NAT]

The chapter's annual campaign kick-off actually went ahead as planned on September 11th, only hours after the attacks.
All the money given to the New River Valley organization goes to 37-local charities.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... The sunshine is back again today so get outside if you get the chance. Temperatures will in the 80s for your high.
Jacey Birch will have your forecast after the news.




[8-11Guard-Training]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutins]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC1:24:00]
[GRAPHIC=Airport Security]

Virginia's National Guard will be doing its part to make sure the state's nine commercial airfields are safe.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Nottoway Co.]


Guardsmen are at Fort Pickett this week getting specialized training from the F-A-A in airport security.
Yesterday, Governor Jim Gilmore stopped by to remind the reservists they are now on the front line of a whole new war.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:09:51]
[IN Q=You are engaged]

((GOV. GILMORE: YOU ARE ENGAGED IN A FAR DIFFERENT MILITARY MISSION, ONE THAT IS NEW, ONE THAT IS GOING TO BE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CHALLENGE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. IT MAY NOT LOOK LIKE A TYPICAL DEPLOYMENT FOR A TYPICAL MISSION, BUT NONETHELESS YOU ARE LITERALLY THE SOLDIERS ON THE FRONT LINE IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM.))
[SUPER=147-Gov. Jim Gilmore;]
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[OUT Q=war on terrorism.]
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[VO-NAT]


19 Guardsmen used yesterday's occasion to extend their tours of duty.
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[8-11Holton-Kaine]


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In 1969, Linwood Holton reclaimed the Governor's mansion for the GOP. Now he's back on the campaign trail. But this time, he's stumping for a Democrat .. his son-in-law Tim Kaine.
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[SUPER=404-October 19, 1965;]


In the mid-60s, Holton was a Roanoke lawyer trying to become the state's first Republican Governor in the 20th century.
[SUPER=403-Roanoke;]


He returned to western Virginia yesterday with Kaine, the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor who served until recently as the mayor of Richmond.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I started in politics 50 years ago]

((LINWOOD HOLTON/FORMER GOVERNOR: I STARTED IN POLITICS FIFTY YEARS AGO AND MY PURPOSE WAS TO BUILD A TWO PARTY SYSTEM, AND HAVE A CHANCE. THE SLOGAN WE USED IN THOSE DAYS WAS, "IT'S TIME FOR A CHANGE. THE STORY HASN'T CHANGED A BIT.))
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[OUT Q=the story hasn't changed a bit.]
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Holton admits he is biased, but says Kaine's record as a member of city council and as mayor of Richmond should persuade voters.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Kaine will face Republican Jay Katzen in the November election. Both candidates will return to Roanoke next week to debate.

[8-Patrick-Fatal]


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A Stuart man died in an accident yesterday morning.
State Police say 74 year old George H. Mitchell pulled into the path of another vehicle at the intersection of Route 653 and U-S 58 in Patrick County.
The driver of the van was not hurt and will not be charged.

[8-460-Ax]


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An accident on Route 460 in Bedford County tied up traffic yesterday afternoon.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


The crash in the west-bound lanes involved a car and a tractor trailer.
The rig jack-knifed and ended up in the median.
State Police say three people were taken to an area hospital for what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
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