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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... another round of afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast...
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will give us the full details coming up after the news..





[7-Pitts-Fatal]


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A Blairs man died in an accident last night. Police say William Nathaniel Harris was driving his Chevy pickup on state route 7-07 in Pittsylvania County, when he lost control of his vehicle and ran off of the left side of the road. He then apparently overcorrected, sending the truck over the right side, where he hit a tree and was thrown from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


[7-11Knox]


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A Roanoke doctor who is facing federal charges is now facing a battle with cancer as well.
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In addition to the pending federal racketeering case against him, Doctor Cecil Knox has been diagnosed with lymphoma.

His attorney says his prognosis is reasonably good, especially if a suitable bone marrow transplant donor can be found. Tony Anderson points out he's an attorney not an oncologist, but he believes Doctor Knox can beat the cancer and then successfully fight the federal government. Knox has been on chemotherapy treatments for three or four weeks. His trial is set for next January.
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[7-6-Arsenal-River]


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The Radford Arsenal is dropping its request to close a section of the New River to recreational use.
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[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./File Tape;]


The new plan, announced yesterday, would allow boating and fishing on the river where it passes through the arsenal property.
But the only access would be through checkpoints.
Arsenal officials had been trying to close off the river for security reasons.
Outdoor enthusiasts criticized the plan, and were backed this week by U.S. Senator George Allen.
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The arsenal says the change was in the works before Allen made his views known.

[7-11Rolls-Royce]


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A lot of classic cars have been rolling through Hot Springs.
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This week, the Homestead hosted the Rolls Royce Owner's Club Annual Meet. Hundreds of the classic cars were on display. Owners were showing off their cars, and sharing the early history of the automaker.
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((NICK MOLLER/ROLLS ROYCE OWNER; ROLLS ROYCE WOULD MAKE THE CHASSIS, PUT THE WHEELS ON, THEY WOULD PUT ON THE RADIATOR AND THE HOOD, AND THEN THESE PARTS WOULD BE SENT TO A COACHBUILDER, AND THE COACHBUILDER WOULD PUT ON THE BODY OF YOUR CHOICE.))
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[OUT Q=the body of your choice.]
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As a part of the event, each car had to be driven at least a hundred miles during the week. The annual show moves around the country every year, and will be held in Rhode Island in 2003. The event in Hot Springs wrapped up last night.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Watch out for scattered thunderstorms today, otherwise just warm and muggy.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has more, coming up in the forecast.






[45-11Matricardi]


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Federal investigators have subpoenaed two Republicans in the state G-O-P eavesdropping case...
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Former party head, Ed Matricardi, resigned in April following allegations he listened in on two Democratic conference calls.
At least two Republican operatives were subpoenaed Wednesday for questioning, including Jeff Ryer, a former aide to Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith.
Jessica Johnson, a Republican Party employee, was also subpoenaed and questioned by authorities.
Neither is believed to be a target of the investigation.
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[45-11Drivers-Licenses]


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Nearly three-thousand people may not be able to renew their driver's licenses next month because of computer system errors at the Department of Motor Vehicles.
The problem comes from people entered with the same Social Security numbers, or with discrepancies in their names and birth dates compared to the federal Social Security Administration's computers.
The D-M-V does not have the staff to track down every discrepancy in its computers, so it leaves it to drivers to fix the errors.
Over the last two years, the D-M-V has found 200-thousand entries with problems in its computer system.

[45-11Longwood]


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Longwood University is starting to rebuild from a devastating fire that burned what many called the "architectural soul" of its campus.
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Construction got underway yesterday on a new Grainger Hall to replace the old building which was torn down after being heavily damaged in the April, 2001 fire.
Longwood lost three other buildings to fire that night.. and school officials say they are still recovering from the shock.
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((PATRICIA CORMIER/LONGWOOD U. PRESIDENT: THERE'S A PHYSICAL PAIN THAT YOU FEEL WITH THAT LOSS, BUT IT'S THE EMOTIONAL SCARS AND IT'S THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SCARS THAT NEEDED HEALING AND THIS IS ONE STEP TOWARDS THAT HEALING PROCESS.))
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The Grainger construction should wrap up next August.
Rebuilding of the other three structures will start this fall... the entire project is costing 20- million dollars.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Humid, with the chance of pop- up showers and thunderstorms.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast, straight ahead.






[8-11Flying-J]


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A Maryland truck driver won a 700-thousand dollar damage award from a federal jury in Roanoke Wednesday. Management at the Flying J truck stop near Wytheville had Michael (Sta-MATH-is) Stamathis arrested in December for driving off without paying for fuel. HE said he was just moving his rig before going inside to pay. The charges were dropped in state court. (Sta-MATH-is) Stamathis sued for defamation of character and malicious prosecution. The federal jury sided with Stamathis on both counts, found he had NOT stolen fuel.
They held Flying J and truck stop Manager David Hansen liable for a total of 700-thousand dollars in damages.

[8-11Crystal-Spring]


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Crystal Spring used to be Roanoke's only water source. Now Carvins Cove reservoir is nearing a record low- and officials are working to get the old system back on line...
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The spring has been flowing into the Roanoke River for over a year, while construction crews have been building a new filter plant.
Construction on the project is running ahead of schedule, due to be complete by October first.
And pipes are now waiting for a temporary filter system that could be pumping water by the end of next week.
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((MIKE MCEVOY/ROANOKE CITY UTILITIES DIR.; THE COMBINATION OF GETTING THESE NEW SOURCES ON LINE AND PURCHASING WATER FROM THE COUNTY AND ALSO JUST CONSERVATION MEASURES THAT WE'VE IMPLEMENTED, WE FEEL THAT THEY'LL GO A LONG WAY TO EXTENDING THE LIFE AT THE COVE.))
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With Crystal Spring back on line, and the development of another well, the city will add about five million gallons to its daily supply... That's about half of the current demand on Carvins Cove.
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[8-11Market-Building]


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Roanoke's City Market has a new addition with an old look...
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It's the first new structure on the City Market in 85 years.
The building had to meet the strict standards of the architectural review board...
Every brick and window had to be approved so it would blend in with its historic neighbors.
Two veteran merchants on the City Market tackled the project together... the owners of Sam's and Wertz's Country Store, Restaurant and Wine Bar.
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((TOM ANDERTON/BUILDING CO-OWNER: IT'S BEEN A CHALLENGE. THE FOOTPRINT OF THE BUILDING IS 25X70'. IT'S ON WHAT'S CALLED A ZERO PROPERTY LINE, MEANING EVERY INCH OF THE PROPERTY IS USED. THE BRICKS VIRTUALLY COME TO THE PROPERTY LINES. .))
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Plans for the building include a jewelry store and an A-T-M.
The site was a parking lot for more than 60 years ... after the Martin Brother's Produce House burned down there in the 1940s.
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