[7-AM-Roanoke-Robbery]

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Roanoke investigators traveled to Nebraska yesterday.
They went there to interview two men who are being held in connection with a convenience store slaying.
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27-year-old Mark Lamont Neamo and his friend, 18-year-old Christopher Brian Krug, were arrested on Wednesday in Fremont, Nebraska, on abduction and firearms charges.
An April grand jury will decide whether they'll be charged with murder as well.
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Police believe Neamo and Krug were the masked gunmen who shot two store clerks at a Texaco "Stop In" on February 25th.
Joyce Parrish was killed ... her coworker, Steve Rivera, was injured.
They did not know the two suspects.
Neamo's coworker at the Famous Anthony's on Williamson Road says Neamo disappeared two weeks ago, after police came there looking for him.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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An extradition hearing has been set in Nebraska for this morning... to determine how soon Neamo and Krug wil

l return to Roanoke to face the charges.[7-5-Melrose-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Police continue their search for a suspect in another Roanoke shooting.
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It happened just before four o'clock yesterday afternoon in the eleven hundred block of Melrose Avenue.
Witnesses say a car pulled up, a male passenger got out, and began arguing with the 28 year old John Eugene Williams.

The suspect then allegedly shot Williams once in the upper chest.
Police say the suspect fled west on Melrose Avenue in a maroon four door car.
The victim is listed in stable condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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Police say the two men knew each other and have had problems in the past.[7-AM-Fire]


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Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that demolished a Roanoke County home last night.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The fire broke out just after 7:30 at this home in the 28-hundred block of Timberview Drive.
The call came in as a garage fire, but when firefighters arrived they found the home engulfed in flames.
It took crews more than an hour to get the blaze under control, mainly because of a lack of water.
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[IN Q=The location of the fire]

((MIKE UNROE/ROANOKE CO. FIRE & RESCUE: THE LOCATION OF THAT WE HAD THE FIRE, THE WATER SUPPLY, THERE ARE NO HYDRANTS IN THIS AREA SO WE'VE HAD TO GO TANKER SHUTTLES TO TRY TO GET ENOUGH WATER TO THE FIRE. THE MAGNITUDE OF THE FIRE WHEN WE GOT HERE WAS WELL INVOLVED UPON ARRIVAL SO THAT'S COMPOUNDED THE PROBLEM SOMEWHAT.))
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More than fifty firefighters worked to put out the blaze.
The family was home at the time, but everyone got out safely.
The home is a total loss.
No word yet on what caused the fire.
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[45-AM-Roanoke-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Roanoke investigators headed to Nebraska yesterday to get some answers.. They went to talk to the two men who are being held there in connection with a robbery and murder in a convenience store.
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[VO-NAT]


27-year-old Mark Lamont Neamo and his friend, 18-year-old Christopher Brian Krug, were arrested on Wednesday in Fremont, Nebraska, on abduction and firearms charges.
An April grand jury will decide whether they'll be charged with murder as well.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Month;]


Police believe Neamo and Krug were the masked gunmen who shot two store clerks at a Texaco "Stop In" on February 25th.
Joyce Parrish was killed ... her coworker, Steve Rivera, was injured.
They did not know the two suspects.
Neamo's coworker at the Famous Anthony's on Williamson Road says Neamo disappeared two weeks ago, after police came there looking for him.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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An extradition hearing has been set in Nebraska for this morning... to determine how soon Neamo and Krug wil

l return to Roanoke to face the charges.[45-AM-Warner-Kilgore]


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The state's redistricting plans is causing some static between Governor Mark Warner and Attorney General Jerry Kilgore. The two were supposed to meet for a discussion, but Kilgore cancelled the meeting.
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The two were supposed to discuss their differences on the recent court decision overturning the state's redistricting plan ,and Kilgore's intention to appeal.
The Attorney General called off the meeting, saying he wants to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
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((JERRY GILGORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE DON'T KNOW AT THIS POINT WHETHER THE GOVERNOR IS GOING TO COME DOWN ON THIS SITUATION. IF HE WANTS TO SIDE WITH THE OTHER DEFENDANTS AND OVERTURN THIS APPEAL THEN WE ARE GLAD TO SERVE AS HIS ATTORNEY BUT OTHERWISE WE CAN'T ETHICALLY REPRESENT DIFFERENT SIDES ON THE SAME ISSUE.)) ((GOV. MARK WARNER: UNDER VIRGINIA LAW, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL REPRESENTS THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE GOVERNOR. I EXPECT HIM TO CONTINUE TO PERFORM HIS DUTIES, BRIEF ME ON THIS CASE AND WE WILL THEN TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION AND MOVE FORWARD.))
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The governor says he must be briefed first before deciding whether he supports the appeal.
And Warner says the two must work together on the issue, even though he is a Democrat and Kilgore is Republican.
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[45-6-Wachovia]


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Wachovia has a new logo to go along with its new partner....The logo was revealed yesterday.
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There was nothing but applause in Charlotte yesterday morning as Chief Executive Officer Ken Thompson unveiled the bank's fresh symbol.
It features a series of intertwined white lines with a blue background, not to mention some patches of green... a remnant of First Union's color.
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[8-5-Melrose-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The suspect in a Roanoke shooting is still at large.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It happened just before four o'clock yesterday afternoon in the eleven hundred block of Melrose Avenue.
Witnesses say a car pulled up, a male passenger got out, and began arguing with the 28 year old John Eugene Williams.

The suspect then allegedly shot Williams once in the upper chest.
Police say the suspect fled west on Melrose Avenue in a maroon four door car.
The victim is listed in stable condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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[ANCHOR=KIM]
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Police say the two men knew each other and have had problems in the past.[8-AM-Warner-Kilgore]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore and Governor Mark Warner have called off a meeting that had scheduled--
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[VO-NAT; 13.5]
[SUPER=03-Salem/September]


The two were suppose to discuss their differences on the recent court decision overturning the state's redistricting plan and Kilgore's intention to appeal.
The Attorney General called off the meeting saying he wants to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
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[SOT 53:44; 58:28]
[IN Q=We dont know at this point]

((JERRY GILGORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE DON'T KNOW AT THIS POINT WHETHER THE GOVERNOR IS GOING TO COME DOWN ON THIS SITUATION. IF HE WANTS TO SIDE WITH THE OTHER DEFENDANTS AND OVERTURN THIS APPEAL THEN WE ARE GLAD TO SERVE AS HIS ATTORNEY BUT OTHERWISE WE CAN'T ETHICALLY REPRESENT DIFFERENT SIDES ON THE SAME ISSUE.)) ((GOV. MARK WARNER: UNDER VIRGINIA LAW, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL REPRESENTS THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE GOVERNOR. I EXPECT HIM TO CONTINUE TO PERFORM HIS DUTIES, BRIEF ME ON THIS CASE AND WE WILL THEN TAKE APPRIOPATE ACTION AND MOVE FORWARD.))
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[OUT Q=and move forward]
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[VO-NAT]


The governor says he must be briefed first before deciding whether he supports the appeal.
And Warner says the two must work together on the issue even though he is a Democrat and Kilgore is Republican.
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[8-SCI-Layoffs]


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At least two hundred workers in Lynchburg will likely be out of a job after today.
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State officials say they've been told Sanmina-(san-MEE-nuh) S-C-I plans to lay off at least two hundred people from its Candlers Mountain Road facility today.
The plant makes cell phone base stations and wireless infrastructure for companies like Ericsson.
Sanmina and S-C-I merged last fall, a move that led to layoffs in September and December.
Fewer than 700 people are still employed at the plant. (------------)