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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... It will beautiful day - a great one to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete forecast coming up right after the news.





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Two men have been indicted in the shooting death of a Roanoke convenience store clerk.
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27-year-old Mark Neamo is charged with CAPITAL murder during an attempted robbery, along with nine other felonies.

Prosectors say he was the masked gunman who shot Joyce Parrish at the Texaco "Stop In" on Hershberger Road in February.
The indictments make him the first defendant charged in a death penalty case in Roanoke in more than four years.
18-year-old Christopher Krug was charged as an accomplice with the first-degree murder of Joyce Parrish. He also faces nine other felony indictments.
Prosecutors believe Krug shot convenience store clerk Steve Rivera in the shoulder.
BOTH men are being held without bond. They received court-appointed attorneys.
They also face separate charges of abduction and use of a firearm.
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[7-6-Tech-Student]


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A Virginia Tech student who was hit by a car on campus last week has died. Hospital officials say Joseph Leotta passed away over the weekend. Leotta was hit last Wednesday crossing Washington Avenue near Cassell Coliseum. Official say the driver of the car is not being charged because neither speed nor alcohol were factors.

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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Sid Clower was indicted yesterday on six counts of embezzlement.
The Henry County Administrator could serve as many as 120 years in prison if convicted of stealing money from the county.
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Special prosecutor Don Caldwell says Clower's accused of taking at least 200-thousand dollars out of county funds. As the criminal investigation unfolded last week, Clower and one of his assistants, Rosemary Pace, were suspended.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Now, Caldwell says investigators are focusing their attention on Clower and have NO other suspects in the case. The 50-year old was found wandering in a wooded area and threatening suicide while investigators searched his office last week.

[7-11Wiley]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The story of a slave who mailed himself to freedom came alive on a stage at Hollins University.
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Roanoke native Mike Wiley brought his one man show to Hollins University.
It's the story of Henry "Box" Brown who spent 49 hours inside a wooden shipping crate in 1849.
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Wiley is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and has performed the show called "One Noble Journey" more than 50 times over the past three years.
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(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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A grand jury has indicted the two suspects brought back from Nebraska in the shooting death of a Roanoke convenience store clerk.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


27-year-old Mark Neamo is charged with CAPITAL murder during an attempted robbery, along with nine other felonies.

Prosectors say he was the masked gunman who shot Joyce Parrish at the Texaco "Stop In" on Hershberger Road in February.
The indictments make him the first defendant charged in a death penalty case in Roanoke in more than four years.
18-year-old Christopher Krug was charged as an accomplice with the first-degree murder of Joyce Parrish. He also faces nine other felony indictments.
Prosecutors believe Krug shot convenience store clerk Steve Rivera in the shoulder.
BOTH men are being held without bond. They received court-appointed attorneys.
They also face separate charges of abduction and use of a firearm.
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[45-11Clower]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=syo]
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Sid Clower, The Henry County Administrator, is being charged with six counts of embezzlement.
120 years is the maximum sentence he could receive, if convicted.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;]

Special prosecutor Don Caldwell says Clower's accused of taking at least 200-thousand dollars out of county funds. As the criminal investigation unfolded last week, Clower and one of his assistants, Rosemary Pace, were suspended.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Now, Caldwell says investigators are focusing their attention on Clower and have NO other suspects in the case. The 50-year old was found wandering in a wooded area and threatening suicide while investigators searched his office last week.

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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The Virginia Tech student hit by a car on campus last week has died. Hospital officials say Joseph Leotta passed away over the weekend. Leotta was hit last Wednesday crossing Washington Avenue near Cassell Coliseum. Official say the driver of the car is not being charged because neither speed nor alcohol were factors.

[45-11Suspect-Crash]


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A car crash in Giles county could be the result of speed and alcohol, that's according to the State Police.
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71-year-old James Brown was medflighted yesterday for serious injuries after crashing his car traveling west on Route-460. Witnesses say the vehicle jumped a guard rail and rolled down an embankment. Police say Brown may have been speeding away from a local store after stealing some items...but that he was not being chased at the time of the crash.
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((TROOPER A. C. THOMPSON/STATE POLICE; THE VEHICLE TAG WAS GIVEN AS A BOL FOR POSSIBLE THEFT FROM 84 LUMBER AND REECE'S HARDWARE IN NARROWS. ))
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Officials estimate he was traveling well above the posted speed of 55 and say the smell of alcohol was on Brown's breath and in his car. Criminal charges against him may include theft, driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The Virginia Tech student hit by a car on campus last week has passed away. Hospital officials say Joseph Leotta died over the weekend. Leotta was hit last Wednesday crossing Washington Avenue near Cassell Coliseum. Official say the driver of the car is not being charged because neither speed nor alcohol were factors.

[8-11Clower]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=502-07 TC02:39]
[GRAPHIC=Sid Clower]


Sid Clower, The Henry County Administrator, is being charged with six counts of embezzlement.
He could face up to 120 years in prison if convicted.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;]

Special prosecutor Don Caldwell says Clower's accused of taking at least 200-thousand dollars out of county funds. As the criminal investigation unfolded last week, Clower and one of his assistants, Rosemary Pace, were suspended.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Now, Caldwell says investigators are focusing their attention on Clower and have NO other suspects in the case. The 50-year old was found wandering in a wooded area and threatening suicide while investigators searched his office last week.

[8-11Suspect-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Speed and alcohol are the cause of a car crash in Giles County, according to State Police.
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71-year-old James Brown was medflighted yesterday for serious injuries after crashing his car traveling west on Route-460. Witnesses say the vehicle jumped a guard rail and rolled down an embankment. Police say Brown may have been speeding away from a local store after stealing some items...but that he was not being chased at the time of the crash.
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((TROOPER A. C. THOMPSON/STATE POLICE; THE VEHICLE TAG WAS GIVEN AS A BOL FOR POSSIBLE THEFT FROM 84 LUMBER AND REECE'S HARDWARE IN NARROWS. ))
[SUPER=01-Trooper A. C. Thompson/State Police; ]
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[VO-NAT]

Officials estimate he was traveling well above the posted speed of 55 and say the smell of alcohol was on Brown's breath and in his car. Criminal charges against him may include theft, driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.
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[8-11Wiley]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=AM Cutin]
[WRITER=dse]
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One man brought the story of a man who escaped slavery by mail to a packed audience at Hollins University.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Roanoke native Mike Wiley brought his one man show to Hollins University.
It's the story of Henry "Box" Brown who spent 49 hours inside a wooden shipping crate in 1849.
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[IN Q=A vision so]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=put yourself in it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wiley is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and has performed the show called "One Noble Journey" more than 50 times over the past three years. (------------)