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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... it's starting off to be another hot week with temperatures reaching the 90's today... Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your workweek forecast coming up.





[7-Drug-Bust]


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Local and state agencies bust a South Boston home for drugs.
Police arrested 50-year-old Josesph Hurt Edmonds of Easley Street on Friday and charged him with possession with the intent to sell crack cocaine, and conspiracy to distribute. He is being held at the Halifax Adult Detention Center on bond. At the house- authorities seized a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, cash and drug paraphernalia. 20-year-old Keith Wilson Jones was also arrested near the scene. Jones is charged with possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon.
He's also being held on bond. Police say that Edmonds has been distributing cocaine on a daily basis. The investigation continues as identified customers face potential charges.


[7-11Roanoke-Supervisors]


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A proposed pay raise for Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors will be the topic of a public hearing scheduled for tomorrow...
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The proposal was outlined by County Attorney Paul Mahoney at the board's last meeting. The two and a half percent pay raise would amount to approximately 329- dollars a year for each supervisor. This would bring each supervisors yearly salary up to about 13- thousand five hundred dollars each. The chairman and vice-chair earn slightly more for their roles.
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[7-11Cyber-Park]


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Danville and Pittsylvania Counties are expected to receive a major gift from Congressman Virgil Goode and Senator George Allen later today...
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They'll present seven hundred thousand dollars for infrastructure upgrades at the area's new Cyberpark. It's located at the intersection of routes 29 and 58 in Danville. The three hundred acre park will feature the latest fiber connections and electrical system found only in one other location in the U.S. We'll have more on this story coming up later today on News 7 at 6.
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[7-11Ballroom-Dancing]


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They are having a ball with some fancy footwork at the Hotel Roanoke this week...
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Pro and amateur teams are competing in the 9th annual Virginia Star Ball. In addition to presenting awards, the event will finish with a grand banquet featuring world class dancing pairs. Organizers say the dancers showcased at yesterday's event travel to these types of competitions each week.
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((ANNA SMART/EVENT ORGANIZER; IT ATTRACTS PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE EASTERN SEABOARD WE ALSO HAVE DANCERS HERE FROM TEXAS, FROM FLORIDA AND WE HAVE THIS AFTERNOON, THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON, WE HAVE PRO AMATEUR AND AMATEUR COUPLES COMPETING AND THIS EVENING WE HAVE AN AWARDS BANQUET.))
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Starting today- Hotel Roanoke is a ballroom dance camp. Experts from around the world will be holding lessons on various types of dances through Wednesday. Dancers under 16 are being admitted free of charge.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Summerlike temperatures will be the rule today, with highs nearing 90.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, up next in the forecast.





[45-11Clower]


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A spokesman for suspended Henry County Administrator Sid Clower says he WOULD like to talk about his legal case.
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However, following a court hearing on Friday, Clower's attorney said his client has long been a visible and vocal part of the community, but is having to keep quiet about the embezzlement charges he faces.
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((GUY HARBERT/CLOWER'S ATTORNEY; I THINK MISTER CLOWER HAS A STORY THAT HE WANTS TO TELL. I HAVE TOLD HIM THAT IT WOULD NOT BE IN HIS INTERESTS AT THIS POINT IN THE CASE TO MAKE SUCH STATEMENTS. AND THAT'S BEEN DIFFICULT FOR HIM TO SIT BY AND BE SILER, BUT I'M CONVINCED IT'S IN IS BEST INTERESTS, AND THAT'S THE WAY WE'RE GOING TO PROCEED.))
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Clower's case was tentatively moved from Henry County to a Roanoke City court. The case is scheduled to begin on July 30th.
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[45-11D-Day-Memorial]


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The National D-Day Memorial is getting some help from Bedford County's business community. They hope that they can increase business and cut down the Memorial's multi-million dollar debt.
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Businessman Danny Johnson has printed 50- thousand D-Day Dollars.
The free coupons will offer a discount to customers, and a contribution from participating businesses to the Memorial.
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((DANNY JOHNSON/PEAKS OF OTTER WINERY: IT'S GOT MY NAME ON IT RIGHT AT THE PRESENT, BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW HOW WELL IT WAS GOING TO BE ACCEPTED, BUT MAIN STREET BEDFORD IS TAKING IT ON. THEY'RE GOING TO START ACCEPTING THEM. THERE'S QUITE A FEW BUSINESSES THAT ARE GOING TO START ACCEPTING THEM AND I HOPE IT SPREADS TO ROANOKE AND LYNCHBURG.))
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Despite raising more than a million dollars during its first year of operation, the National D-Day Memorial still owes about five million dollars to creditors.
Johnson says D-Day Dollars will be available in many Bedford businesses, and in some local publications.
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[45-11WV-Flooding]


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Flooding in West Virginina last summer has some residents questioning the role that mining and timbering played in the disaster...
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[SUPER=03-McDowell Co., WV/Last July]

An attorney for flood victims in Mercer and McDowell counties wants a judge to order the immediate release of an UN-edited draft report. The document deals with the impact of mining and timbering on flood risks. The Department of Environmental Protection released a draft copy of the report Tuesday. But a petition filed by an attorney on Friday alleges several facts were edited from the report. The attorney is one of two lawyers suing coal and timber operators over damage from last July's flooding in southern West Virginia. Nearly 500 people have joined those lawsuits, which name more than 75 companies as defendants.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Get ready for some hot weather-- as the mercury rises to around 90 this afternoon.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your work week forecast, coming up.





[8-2-11Wilkins]


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House speaker Vance Wilkins is expected to be questioned by Republican leaders about recent sexual harrassment allegations at a meeting later today in Richmond. The questions are in response to reports that surfaced last week, claiming Wilkins paid a woman one-hundred-thousand dollars to settle a sexual harassment complaint. As Rachel Cannon tells us... the 65-year-old politician's problems worsened this weekend, when another woman came forward saying he touched her inappropriately.
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(( Elizabeth Massie says it's her conscience that's making her come forward to talk about what she calls a humiliating experience with House Speaker Vance Wilkins It allegedly happened at a Christmas party about six months ago.
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((ELIZABETH MASSIE; I WAS SITTING ON THE SOFA WITH HIM AND I HAD ON A CHRISTMAS DRESS ON AND HE STARTED RUBBING MY LEG, IT WAS LATE AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT HIS INTENTIONS WERE.))
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Wilkins tells the Associated Press he doesn't remember making improper sexual advances toward a woman at a Christmas party last year. 45-year-old Massie says she has a friend who witnessed the event...but no intentions of pressing charges.
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((THE COMMUNITY NEEDS TO KNOW A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THIS MAN'S CHARACTER I MEAN HE SITS IN RICHMOND TALKING ABOUT FAMILY VALUES BUT IS HE WALKING THE WALK, TALKING THE TALK, IS HE, I MEAN THE COMMUNITY NEEDS TO DECIDE, THE STATE NEEDS TO DECIDE.))
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Wilkins' political future may be decided at a special meeting at the state Capital. Republican State Attorney General Jerry Kilgore said this week the allegations are troubling, and if it's true, it will be tough for Wilkins to stay on as speaker. PREPRO House Majority Floor Leader Morgan Griffith said in a phone interview: "I can't speak for the caucus...if he comes in here and says I go around touching women then that's a problem...we'll wait and hear from Vance before I pass judgment."
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((I JUST FELT LIKE HE ALSO THINKS BECAUSE OF HIS JOB TITLE THAT HE CAN GET WHAT HE WANTS, WHEN HE WANTS, AND FROM WHO HE WANTS.))
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The Republican caucus wants to hear his side of the story Monday. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Amherst.))


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