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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... it's going to be a hot and hazy start to your workweek... Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete outlook, coming up right after the news.





[7-11Henry-Shootings]


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A dispute in Axton over the weekend leaves one person dead and two wounded...
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[VO -ONLY PRE-PRO MUG SHOT] The Henry County sheriff's office says 41 year old Larry Junior Carter shot and killed Antonio DeWayne Turner during a dispute that erupted into gunfire between the two men. Carter, who was shot in the foot, is also accused of shooting his younger sister, Lisa. The incident happened at the Axton Mobile Home Park shortly after 11:30 Saturday night.
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Turner later died at the Martinsville-Henry County Memorial Hospital. Lisa Carter was released with wounds to her legs. Larry Carter faces 2nd degree murder, malicious wounding, and firearms charges. He is being held at the Henry County Jail without bond.

[7-11M'ville-Murder]


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Authorities have released some new information involving the murder of a Martinsville woman...
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Police received a call shortly before eight o'clock yesterday morning saying a body had been found lying on the grass
at the Rivermont Apartment complex---

The victim has been identified as 48- year old Janice Payne-- Police say it appears she was assaulted inside her apartment just before either jumping from or being thrown from the third story window of her apartment.
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((WE'RE IN THE PROCESS OF INTERVIEWING ALL OF THE FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND NEIGHBORS, EVERYBODY HAS BEEN VERY COOPERATIVE WITH US AND SHARING WHAT INFORMATION THEY'RE AWARE OF AND WE HOPE TO MAKE AN ARREST.))
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Police want to question Payne's estranged boyfriend. They're currently searching for 49- year old Donatus Hilton. Anyone with information is asked to call the Martinsville police department.
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[7-11Adventure-Camp]


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Summer has officially begun- and that usually means going to camp for some kids...
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Roanoke's Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Adventures in the Park Monday through Friday from now until August 9th.
The camp is free to city residents between the ages of six and twelve.
Each camp is limited to the first 50- registrants and will include all sorts of activities.
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((STEPHANIE HOLLAND/RECREATION PROGRAMMER: THIS YEAR EACH SITE WILL HAVE A BASKETBALL TEAM THAT WILL COMPETE AT THE END OF THE SUMMER AGAINST ONE ANOTHER. THEY GO SWIMMING ONCE A WEEK. WE HAVE ON-SITE PEOPLE THAT WILL BE DOING ARTS AND CRAFTS OUT ON THE PLAYGROUND AND THEY'LL ALSO BE DOING ALL KINDS OF ACTIVITIES.))
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The programs will take place at these six locations.
The camp runs from eight until 12:30 in the afternoon.
Parents must provide a birth certificate as well as a physical and immunization record.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... some isolated thunderstorms could pop up into our region this week... Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete 7- day planner coming up in the forecast...





[45-1181-Ax]


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Two people were killed in an accident yesterday that backed up traffic on Interstate 81 for most of the day...
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The tractor-trailer crashed just after seven thirty yesterday morning in Rockbridge County. State Police say 31 year old John Charles Patterson of Winston-Salem, North Carolina was killed along with his 11 year old son, John Junior. Patterson apparently lost control of his truck just North of Route-11 near Natural Bridge.
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((SGT. PAUL DULANEY/STATE POLICE: NB TRACTOR TRAILER RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD AND STRUCK THE BRIDGE, CAUGHT ON FIRE. THE TRUCK AND THE TRAILER SEPARATED. THE TRAILER FLIPPED OVER AND THE TRUCK CAUGHT IN FIRE AND WENT OFF THE RIGHT SHOULDER DOWN INTO THE MEDIAN.))
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Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 were finally re-opened around 6:30 yesterday evening.
The accident also caused some bridge damage-- so an inspector was called in to make sure the bridge is still structurally sound.
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[45-11Wythe-Raceway]


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One person is dead and another is injured after an accident at the Wythe County race track. It happened Saturday night at the Wythe County raceway just off Interstate 81 in Rural Retreat. According to the sheriff- three cars crashed on the straightaway, one lost a wheel and it flew into the pit-- striking two people. 39 -year-old Lacy Don McNeill of North Carolina suffered extensive injuries and later died at the Wythe County Community Hospital. 33-year-old Donna Kelly also of North Carolina suffered injuries, but was later released.

[45-11Amtrak]


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Amtrak says that they can't keep going unless the company gets some federal funding... Governor Mark Warner is urging Congress to provide the money in the name of rural Virginia.
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The railroad could shut down as early as Wednesday because of a 200- million dollar shortfall.
New Amtrak President David Gunn says Amtrak will start turning away passengers and moving trains to storage if it doesn't get more federal dollars.
Governor Warner says a shutdown could hurt places like Clifton Forge and Staunton which depend on their Amtrak stops for tourism revenue.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: MY CONCERN IS IF AMTRAK GOES UNDER WHETHER SOME OF THE RURAL COMMUNITIES THAT ARE CURRENTLY BEING SERVED ARE GOING TO BE SUDDENLY LEFT OUT SO MY HOPE IS CONGRESS WILL STEP UP AND MAKE THE INVESTMENT IN AMTRAK SO WE CAN KEEP THAT TRAIN SYSTEM RUNNING PARTICULARLY IN RURAL VIRGINIA.))
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Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said this weekend he'll consider providing emergency financial aid to keep Amtrak going past Wednesday's threatened shutdown date.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... temperatures will top out in the 90's today... Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete workweek forecast coming up in just a few minutes...





[8-2-Clower]


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A court appearance is expected later today by suspended Henry County Administrator Sid Clower...
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His attorneys say he's signed an agreement in which he pleads guilty to three counts of embezzlement.
The counts stem from the disappearance of nearly a million dollars from the Henry County Public Service Authority.
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We'll have more on this story tonight on News 7 at 5 and 6. The county's board of supervisors is also expected to finalize Clower's termination later today.