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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones...... it's going to be another hot and hazy day... and because of those temperatures
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[Take FS School Touch] Danville City Schools will be operating on an early release schedule today...
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[Anchor=Marya]
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Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have all the forecast details coming up.





[7-11Missing-Teen]


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A missing Smyth County teen is now home and safe...
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16- year old Chesney Marie Williams disappeared Saturday.
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Her family feared she'd been lured away by someone she met on the internet because her computer had been disassembled and its contents erased.
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It turns out that she went to West Virginia to meet a 19 year old man she encountered on the web.
Police say she misled him about her age and when he found out she wasn't 18, he gave her some money and told her to go home.
Police believe she stayed in a motel a couple of nights before she was found on Tuesday.

[7-11Infant-Death]


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Court documents show it was a tip that led Montgomery County deputies to further investigate the death of an infant last month. Officials say Toby Robert Harris died of a drug overdose when he was just six-days old.
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A search warrant was issued for this trailer on Dark Run Road in Elliston. It's where the baby's mother Regina Harris lives. Court documents list abuse and neglect as cause and say a source who wanted to remain anonymous claims drugs were abused and sold at the house.
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Toby Robert Harris died at the beginning of May. Police officially ruled the death a homicide when blood tests revealed drugs in the baby's system. Investigators say no arrests have been made.

[7-11Sluder]


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As the murder trial continues of Roy Sluder... friends testify that Loria Sluder was someone that loved life and would never commit suicide...
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That was the theme of yesterday's testimony in in the Bedford County murder trial of her estranged husband.
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Friends of the couple say they never would have thought Loria Sluder was suicidal.. and that Roy Sluder was acting strangely in the days and weeks after her death.
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((JOE WILLIAMS/FRIEND OF SLUDERS: THE ONLY THING.. ...TELL ME WHAT REALLY HAPPENED.))
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[OUT Q=what really happened.]
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Prosecutors theorize Roy Sluder killed his estranged wife after learning she'd been seeing someone else. He denies that.
The trial is expected to wrap up tomorrow.
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Good morning I'm Marya Jones... the heat is back for one more day with the possibility of some storms brewing... but those temperatures will have
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[Take FS School Touch] Danville City Schools operating on an early release schedule today...
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[Anchor=Marya]
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Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have all the forecast details coming up.




[45-11D-Day]


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The National D-Day Memorial is facing the reality of a difficult year. The organization has been named in a two-million dollar lawsuit by its builders- and yesterday the foundation President said the group will consider a number of options to meet its obligations. But- he says that bankruptcy is NOT one of them.
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Since it opened to the public a year ago, the memorial has attracted more than 370- thousand visitors.
Officials have raised one point three million dollars, and earned 300- thousand more, but the organization is still five million dollars in debt.
Foundation President Bill McIntosh says board members are looking into a number of alternatives, including a loan.
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((BILL MCINTOSH/FOUNDATION PRESIDENT: ALTERNATE FUNDING POSSIBILITIES FOR THE DEBT WE HAVE IN PLACE NOW, WAYS THAT WE CAN ACCOMODATE OUR CREDITORS AND AT THE SAME TIME CONTINUE TO DO THE WORK THAT WE NEED TO DO AS A NATIONAL MEMORIAL.))
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[OUT Q=as a national memorial.]
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The board will meet later today, and attend a brief anniversary ceremony at the memorial, but McIntosh says he doesn't anticipate any major announcements following the meeting.
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[45-6-Grandin]


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Seats are going fast at the Grandin Theater...
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A team is working at full-speed to remove the theater's 60-year-old chairs.
They'll be sent back to the manufacturer to be refurbished.
The new chairs will be wider with softer cushions.
The size change will leave the theater with about three fewer rows of chairs, but it's a sacrifice the Grandin Theater Foundation says is well worth it.
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[IN Q=I just love]

((KATHY JOHNSTON/GRANDIN THEATER FOUNDATION: I JUST LOVE THE THEATER, THE MOVIES, I MISS THEM. I DIDN'T REALIZE HOW BADLY UNTIL THEY WERE GONE. I CAN'T WAIT TO HAVE THOSE MOVIES BACK ON THE SCREEN.))
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[OUT Q=back on the screen.]
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Renovations will also leave the theater with four screening rooms instead of five.
The fifth will house an expanded concession stand.
The foundation still needs to sell a number of stars which will line the walkway in front of the Grandin.
The stars cost one thousand dollars a piece.
Renovations are expected to be complete by early fall.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, Marya Jones...... there is the possibility of some showers along with some hot temperatures so...
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[Take FS School Touch] Danville City Schools will be operating on an early release schedule today...
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[Anchor=Marya]
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Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have all the forecast details coming up.



[8-11PMI]


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As of today- the Stop-In on Elm Avenue will no longer sell malt liquor or fortified wine...
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The store's owner and The South East Action Forum worked together to pull malt liquor off its shelves.
They hope the move will solve some of the alcohol-related problems their neighborhood has experienced.
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[IN Q=we have found]

((JOHN NEWTOWN/PMI VICE-PRESIDENT: WE HAVE FOUND TO CAUSE OUR EMPLOYEES SOME PROBLEMS AS WELL AS OUR CUSTOMERS DUE TO SOME OF THOSE FOLKS COMING IN AND PURCHASING THOSE PRODUCTS HAVE BEEN COMING IN INTOXICATED AND THESE SEEN TO BE THE INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE BEEN CAUSING THE NEIGHBORHOOD PROBLEMS THAT THEY'RE EXPERIENCING.))
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The South East Action Forum presented John Newton with a plaque yesterday... expressing its gratitude.
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[8-11Civic-Center]


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It was a test of patience driving around the Roanoke Civic Center yesterday...
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Three high school graduations were held at the civic center.... Two ceremonies took place yesterday afternoon and one was held last night. The Universoul Carnival is also going on at the civic center.
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[IN Q=Was the situation]

((WAS THE SITUATION......HERE FOR A GOOD REASON. )) ((WE KNEW....WERE WE NEEDED TO GO.))
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[OUT Q=needed to go.]
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Despite some delays-- Civic Center officials were pleased with the way traffic was handled. They say there was plenty of parking to accommodate everyone-- it was just slow getting into and out of the civic center because of so many events taking place on the same day.
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[8-Surplus-Auction]


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V-DOT is opening up its gates and and giving the public a chance to ride off on some of its equipment..
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Almost 350- pieces of used equipment will be available today at the department's surplus property auction.
It's a chance to find a good deal on things like chain-saws and weed-whackers -- or even large farming and construction vehicles..
Yesteday dozens of people got a sneak peek at the merchandise.
The money raised goes back into V-DOT's budget.
Organizers will give all the items a thorough inspection before putting them up for bid.
The auction will be held at V-DOT's district office in Salem.
Registration began at 7 this morning -- and the bidding starts at 9.
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