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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones.....One more day of "Spring in December" is on the way. Highs will reach the lower 70s today. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast in just a few moments.






[7-11Grandin-Accident]


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An elderly Roanoke man, who was hit by a Roanoke City School Bus, died of his injuries last night.
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Police say 75-year old Lawrence Thomas Saxton was struck as he crossed the street yesterday.
The bus was turning from Grandin Road onto Maiden Lane when the accident occurred.
Bystanders provided first aid, until emergency crews arrived.
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((JANN SWARTZENDRUBER: AND CAME BACK AND REALIZED THE MAN UNDER THE BUS WITH A SEVERE INJURY, BLEEDING BUT ALSO HAD NO PULSE, SO AT THAT POINT WE DECIDED WE NEEDED TO GET HIM OUT AND BEGIN CPR.))
[SUPER=07-Jann Swartzendruber;]
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[OUT Q=get him out and begin CPR.]
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There were five children and two adults on the bus. They were shaken by the accident, but not seriously injured.
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Police say the bus driver is 84-year old Olin Glidden... He's been employed as a driver with Roanoke City schools for 14 years.

[7-Danville-Murder]


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Police are searching for the killer of a Danville man.
They say 18-year-old Nickolas Harris Jarmal Hayes was found dead of a gunshot wound last night inside a Richmond Boulevard Apartment.
So far, no one has been arrested.


[7-11Henry-Murder]


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Police in Southside are looking for a man who could have information about a murder case.
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The body of 72-year old Ralph Hubbard was found Monday night in a parking area near Clearview Elementary in Martinsville.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

Hubbard's truck was found on fire in a ravine off King's Mountain Road.
[SUPER=04-Surveillance Tape;]

About a half mile away, this surveillance tape caught a man at the Fas Mart who police say may know something about the case. If you recognize him or have any information about the crime you are asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Department or Martinsville Police.
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[7-11Ames]


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The Department Store AMES is closing three locations in central and western Virginia.
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The chain filed for federal bankruptcy protection in August.
Yesterday, the company announced plans to close 54 locations around the country.
Stores in Lynchburg, Christiansburg and Roanoke will begin liquidation on December 30th and are expected to close in February or March.
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[7-11Bonsack-Fire]


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A home in Bonsack caught fire late last night.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Officials say the fire started on a kitchen stove in a home on the 41-hundred block of Bonsack Road. .
Firefighters had the blaze contained in about 5 minutes... but the kitchen was heavily damaged.
No one was hurt.
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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones......One more day of warm temperatures, before the weekend brings a cool-down. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up after the news.





[45-Danville-Murder]


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Police are looking for answers in the murder of a Danville man.
They say 18-year-old Nickolas Harris Jarmal Hayes was found dead of a gunshot wound last night inside a Richmond Boulevard Apartment.
So far, no one has been arrested.


[45-11Grandin-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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An elderly Roanoke man died last night, after being hit by a Roanoke City School Bus.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Police say 75-year old Lawrence Thomas Saxton was struck as he crossed the street yesterday.
The bus was turning from Grandin Road onto Maiden Lane when the accident occurred.
Bystanders provided first aid, until emergency crews arrived.
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[SOT 33:31]
[IN Q=And came back]

((JANN SWARTZENDRUBER: AND CAME BACK AND REALIZED THE MAN UNDER THE BUS WITH A SEVERE INJURY, BLEEDING BUT ALSO HAD NO PULSE, SO AT THAT POINT WE DECIDED WE NEEDED TO GET HIM OUT AND BEGIN CPR.))
[SUPER=07-Jann Swartzendruber;]
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[OUT Q=get him out and begin CPR.]
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[VO-NAT]


There were five children and two adults on the bus. They were shaken by the accident, but not seriously injured.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Police say the bus driver is 84-year old Olin Glidden... He's been employed as a driver with Roanoke City schools for 14 years.

[45-11Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-39 TC2:02:13]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]

Police in Southside are searching for a man who may have information in a murder case.
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[VO-NAT]

The body of 72-year old Ralph Hubbard was found Monday night in a parking area near Clearview Elementary in Martinsville.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

Hubbard's truck was found on fire in a ravine off King's Mountain Road.
[SUPER=04-Surveillance Tape;]

About a half mile away, this surveillance tape caught a man at the Fas Mart who police say may know something about the case. If you recognize him or have any information about the crime you are asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Department or Martinsville Police.
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[45-11Ames]


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Three Ames Department stores in central and western Virginia are closing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The chain filed for federal bankruptcy protection in August.
Yesterday, the company announced plans to close 54 locations around the country.
Stores in Lynchburg, Christiansburg and Roanoke will begin liquidation on December 30th and are expected to close in February or March.
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[45-11State-Tree]


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The Christmas spirit is alive at the State Capitol.
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Governor Jim Gilmore presided for the last time at the annual lighting of the state Christmas tree.
The tree's from Culpeper, and is 30 feet tall, with 2-thousand lights and ornaments.
The governor called it a beacon of freedom.
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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones...... Enjoy those temperatures in the 70s today ... because cooler temperatures are on the way.
Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast in a few moments.





[8-11Grandin-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC53:13]
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An elderly Roanoke man, who was hit by a Roanoke City School Bus, has died of his injuries.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Police say 75-year old Lawrence Thomas Saxton was struck as he crossed the street yesterday.
The bus was turning from Grandin Road onto Maiden Lane when the accident occurred.
Bystanders provided first aid, until emergency crews arrived.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 33:31]
[IN Q=And came back]

((JANN SWARTZENDRUBER: AND CAME BACK AND REALIZED THE MAN UNDER THE BUS WITH A SEVERE INJURY, BLEEDING BUT ALSO HAD NO PULSE, SO AT THAT POINT WE DECIDED WE NEEDED TO GET HIM OUT AND BEGIN CPR.))
[SUPER=07-Jann Swartzendruber;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=get him out and begin CPR.]
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[VO-NAT]


There were five children and two adults on the bus. They were shaken by the accident, but not seriously injured.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Police say the bus driver is 84-year old Olin Glidden... He's been employed as a driver with Roanoke City schools for 14 years.

[8-Danville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Am Cutin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Police in Southside are looking for the murderer of a Danville man.
They say 18-year-old Nickolas Harris Jarmal Hayes was found dead of a gunshot wound last night inside a Richmond Boulevard Apartment.
So far, no one has been arrested.


[8-11Bonsack-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=rle]
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Fire damaged a home in Bonsack.
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[VO-NAT - :16+]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Officials say the fire started on a kitchen stove in a home on the 41-hundred block of Bonsack Road last night.
Firefighters had the blaze contained in about 5 minutes... but the kitchen was heavily damaged.
No one was hurt.
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[8-11Schools]


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A Henry County school that just buffed up its apperance.... may close. The county still owes money on the school.
Now the School Board is considering a plan to shut it down.
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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


The school is Irisburg Elementary, just east of Martinsville.
Parents argue it's a waste of money to close the facility since the school underwent more than two-million dollars worth of renovations four years ago.
District officials say the school's rural location and dwindling enrollment are reasons to close it.
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((SHARON DODSON/HENRY CO. SUPERINTENDENT: THE PLAN UNDER CONSIDERATION IMPACTS ONLY 29-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL SCHOOL POPULATION IN THE COUNTY. THAT WAS IMPORTANT TO THE SCHOOL BOARD. THEY WANTED THE MOST EFFICIENCY WITH THE LEAST STUDENT IMPACT.)) ((BRENDA MOXLEY/PARENT: WE'VE GOTTEN PETITIONS TOGETHER AND HOPEFULLY THERE WILL BE A LOT OF PEOPLE AT THE HEARING NEXT TUESDAY.))
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That public hearing is scheduled to take place at seven Tuesday night at the Henry County administration building.
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[BIRTHDAYS!] 12/07/01
Friday:

[SUPER=130-7/Cory Vaughan/Austinville]



[SUPER=130-8/Tiffany Tosh/Gretna]



[SUPER=130-60/Estle Cox, Jr./Dublin]



[SUPER=130-87/John Perkins/South Boston]



[SUPER=130-22/Kasey Bowles/Christiansburg]


Twins:
[SUPER=130-9/Courtney & Lindsey Odenthall/Roanoke] pronounced "O- Den -Thall"



[SUPER=130-1/Xavier Harley/Roanoke]