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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Hot and humid today-- with the heat index making it feel like its about 100.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner is up next with the forecast.





[7-5-City-Council]


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City Council is trying to find a way to deal with Roanoke's water crisis. Officials are taking steps they hope will address both the immediate and long term water needs.
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With the level at Carvins Cove now 27 point two feet below the spillway, council members authorized the city manager to begin negotiations on a regional water authority.
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In addition- council authorized the leasing of temporary filtration equipment that would bring the Crystal Spring station back online by August first. That will add another three million gallons a day to the city's water supply.

[7-11Roanoke-Committees]


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A new chapter also began for Council yesterday. Two members were welcomed to the group- but the tension between the mayor and the members of council is still alive and well.
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Yesterday afternoon, Alfred Dowe took his seat on city council along with fellow Democrat Rupert Cutler.
But the organizational meeting also angered Mayor Ralph Smith, when the other members refused to go along with all of his recommendations for committee assignments.
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((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: IT'S BEEN TRADITIONALLY THE ROLE OF THE MAYOR AND THE COUNCIL. I HAVE BEEN VOTING IN THE MINORITY A NUMBER OF TIMES, I UNDERSTAND THAT, BUT I THINK IT'S A DISHONOR TO THE OFFICE TO TAKE THAT PREROGATIVE AWAY FROM THE MAYOR.))
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The other members of council declined to name Smith chairman of the legislative committee, as he had requested.
Members say Roanoke's mayor has never chaired council committees.
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[7-11L'burg-Council]


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Lynchburg City Council will keep the same leadership for another year...
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The seven-member panel met yesterday morning to reorganize after the May elections.
Carl Hutcherson was a unanimous choice to serve another term as Lynchburg's mayor.
And two-term city councilman Bert Dodson won the vice-mayor's post by a 4- to- 3 vote over Ed Barksdale.
Dodson says he wanted to be vice- mayor so he could help promote the city.
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((BERT DODSON/LYNCHBURG VICE-MAYOR: BUT IT'S A LOW-KEY POSITION, THE FACT THAT NO MORE RESPONSIBILITY, NO MORE POWER THAN A COUNCIL MEMBER. BUT IT'S A LEADERSHIP POSITION AND TO REPRESENT THE CITY. AND I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING OUTSIDE THE CITY TO REPRESENT THE CITY, AND ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO MOVE TO LYNCHBURG AND TO OPEN THEIR COMPANIES.))
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Yesterday was also the first official council meeting for Joan Foster.
Foster is the first woman elected to city council in eight years.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Expect a few scattered thunderstorms later today, and the heat will be on again.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up.







[45-11Burrow]


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The government wants to move the trial of former National D-Day Memorial Foundation President Richard Burrow to Lynchburg.
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Burrow was indicted on fraud charges in federal court in Roanoke. The case was assigned to Judge James Turk.
Now, the U-S Attorney wants the case moved to federal court in Lynchburg.
The government says it's not "judge shopping" -- it just wants the case tried a few miles closer to the D-Day Memorial.
Burrow's attorney says he hopes to keep the September trial date set in Roanoke.
Burrow is accused of lying to banks and donors to secure funds for the D-Day Memorial.
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[45-11Motto]


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Many new laws went into effect yesterday in Virginia- and now schools are displaying the motto- "In God We Trust."
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Beginning yesterday, public schools are now required to post the National Motto in a prominent location in the building. The General Assembly passed the measure and Governor Warner signed the law in May. The National Motto poster is being provided by the Family Policy Network, a socially conservative, Christian organization It reads "In God We Trust, The National Motto, enacted by Congress in 1956"
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((PAM HIGGINBOTHAM/EASTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL; I THINK THEY WILL KIDS PICK UP ON A LOT OF THINGS WE HAVE A BIBLE CLUB AND PRAYER GROUP HERE AND KIDS WILL APPRECIATE IT THERE WILL BE MANY THAT WON'T NOTICE IT BUT SOME WILL AND THEY'LL REALLY APPRECIATE IT.))
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Family Policy Network is distributing about 32-hundred posters around the state. The group pushed for the new law for about two-years.
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[45-11Faville]


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A man facing a six-million dollar wrongful death suit for the death of his wife is being hit with another lawsuit.
Mark Faville is being sued by Minnesota Life Insurance Company.

Court documents show the company paid more than 200-thousand dollars to Faville for the accidental death of his wife Mickey in March of 2000. Now the company wants its money back, because the case is being investigated as a homicide.
Earlier this year, the Faville children sued their father, saying he drugged, beat and then strangled his wife after she decided to leave him.

[45-11Water-Main]


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A water main break caused some problems in one Roanoke neighborhood last night...
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The break on Peters Creek Road was discovered around 7-30.
One northbound lane of the road was blocked between Melrose and Hershberger.
Authorities say they are now back online this morning.
No word on how many customers were affected.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
You'll want to crank up the air conditioning this afternoon, as highs top out in the 90s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete outlook, straight ahead.





[8-11Lisk-Sisters]


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Investigators are trying to make a connection between a South Carolina man who committed suicide while eluding police and three unsolved murders in Virginia...
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38- year- old Richard (evan-itz) Evonitz took his own life Thursday after leading police on a high speed chase in Florida. Authorities were attempting to arrest Evonitz for the rape and murder of a South Carolina girl when he killed himself.
While working that case-- police say they discovered evidence possibly linking Evonitz to the deaths of sisters Kristin and Kati Lisk and 16- year old Sofia Silva. Police say they'll now wait for D-N-A tests to determine whether he killed the Spotsylvania County girls.
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((MAJ. HOWARD SMITH/SPOTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF; WE'RE NOT IN ANY HURRY. WE WANT TO TAKE OUR TIME WITH THIS CASE. IT'S BEEN GOING SINCE 1996, LET'S BE METHODICAL ABOUT IT, LET'S TAKE OUR TIME, LET'S NOT LEAVE ANY STONE UNTURNED. ))
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Police found newspaper clippings and some handwritten notes in his apartment about the slayings of the Lisk sisters and Sofia Silva.

[8-6-Duncan]


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A Roanoke man is facing a charge of attempted capital murder in the beating death of his one-month-old son.
The grand jury yesterday also indicted Terry Dale Duncan on two counts of malicious wounding and two counts of child neglect.
At a preliminary hearing last month, a detective testified that Duncan confessed to hitting the four-week-old boy.

Duncan told the officer that he'd been involved in Satanism for several years, and that he planned to kill the child.
Duncan's trial is set for September.

[8-11Turman]


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A Roanoke man told police he was abducted at gunpoint. Now Michael Gene Turman has been charged with making a false report.
Turman said a man and a woman got into his car and ordered him to drive them around the city for an entire weekend last month.
Police now say he made up the story to cover his absence from home for the weekend and that he knew the man and woman who had been in his car.

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Electric rates could be going up or going down depending on your provider. Dominion Virginia Power is asking the Virginia State Corporation Commission to reduce its rates. The company says the average monthly residential customer using one- thousand kilowatt hours of electricity would see a 37 cent decrease in their bill. American Electric Power wants to increase its rates. A-E-P says a residential customer who uses one thousand kilowatt hours in a billing month would seen an increase of about three percent. If approved-- the plans would take affect in January.

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