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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom... another heat advisory is in effect today. Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your hot and humid forecast in just a few minutes.






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It's back to work for all 350 Ronile (ROW-nile) employees ... after a deadly explosion rocked the plant last week.
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Workers are busy fixing the room where a boiler exploded, burning two men Wednesday.
Another boiler was brought back on line yesterday, so the plant could run again.
Ronile officials say they now know more about what set off the explosion.
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[SOT 17:00:03 - :19]
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((PHILLIP ESSIG/RONILE CEO: WE KNOW THAT THERE WAS SOME FUEL IN THE BOILER THAT MADE IT'S WAY IN DURING THE TROUBLESHOOTING. WE ALSO KNOW THERE WAS AN IGNITION. WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT NONE OF THE PEOPLE IN THAT ROOM CAUSED THAT IGNITION.
IT WAS A COMPLETELY RANDOM, UNFORESEEABLE EVENT THAT CAUSED THE IGNITION OF THE FUEL. ))
[SUPER=01-Phillip Essig/Ronile CEO;]
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[OUT Q=of the fuel.]
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John Gregory -- a contractor from Collinsville who was fixing the boiler -- later died of his burns.
His funeral is scheduled for later today.
Jeff Jones -- a Ronile maintenance worker who was also burned -- is recovered and back at work.
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Henry County's former administrator is scheduled for sentencing tomorrow .. on charges he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Public Service Authority.
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[VO-NAT from 02-04 1:29:23]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co./June 24;]

Sid Clower pleaded guilty June 24th to three counts of stealing money from the authority .. by ordering that checks worth hundreds of thousands of dollars be issued to a fictitious company he created. He could face up to 60 years in prison. Defense lawyers intend to present an accounting of all the good things Clower did as the authority's general manager and county administrator.
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Recent child abductions nationwide highlight the need for law enforcement to be on alert.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Roanoke Police Department is one of few localities in Virginia that takes part in the AMBER alert program.
Under AMBER alert, radio and television stations interrupt programming to broadcast information about a missing child.
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[SOT 4:30:26]
[IN Q=Whe someone hears]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.: WHEN SOMEONE HEARS THAT THERE IS AN AMBER ALERT TO KNOW THAT IT IS A SERIOUS SITUATION AND WE CAN'T JUST USE IT EVERYTIME A PARENT CALLS IN. IT HAS TO BE VERY STRICT CRITERIA, THE CHILD HAS TO BE IN DANGER. WE HAVE TO KNOW FOR FACT THAT THERE IS A STRANGER SITUATION AND THE CHILD IS IN DANGER INORDER FOR US TO USE IT. WE WOULDN'T USE IT JUST FOR A RUNAWAY SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Dept.;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=runaway situation]
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore announced a plan this past week to push legislation to expand the AMBER alert program statewide.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
A heat advisory today, as highs soar through the 90s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast, straight ahead.






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A Roanoke County plant played a crucial role in the rescue operation of the nine coal miners who were trapped in Pennsylvania.
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[SUPER=03-Somerset, PA;]


Ingersoll-Rand assembled and delivered the drill and drill bits that dug them out.
After ANOTHER company's drill bit broke on Friday, plant employees scrambled to get THEIR equipment up to rescuers.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./2000;]


The plant laid off hundreds of workers in 2000, but about 40 remain to assemble the drilling equipment.
The facility's Engineering and Marketing director says "Everybody in the facility is real proud to know we contributed to the success of the operation."
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A local church's prayer chain is credited with helping save a stranger's life.
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[SUPER=03-Timberlake]


Timberlake United Methodist runs a prayer network on its website sewing-seeds-of-faith dot com.
Recently a woman from Illinois emailed the prayer chain threatening to commit suicide.
That is when area church members sprung into action.
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[SOT 8:01]
[IN Q=I went directly]

((GEORGE HATMAKER/ASSOCIATE PASTOR: I WENT DIRECTLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN THE STATE THAT SHE WAS IN AND I WAS ABLE TO FIND A PHONE NUMBER AND AN ADDRESS AND REACH A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL IN HER CITY. I CONTACTED THEM, THEY WERE DISPATCHED. I GOT THROUGH THE PHONE LINE TO HER AND TALKED PERSONALLY WITH HER AND PRAYED WITH HER.))
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[OUT Q=prayed with her]
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The woman is doing fine and credits the prayer chain with saving her life.
Making this story even more amazing is the fact that flooding had knocked out most of the phone service in that area when the call for help went out.
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The Craig County Fire Department recently received a gift that will save them thousands.
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[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Last week, the community of Simmonsville was given a 1977 fire truck by the City of Salem.
Rather than sell the trucks it no longer needs, a spokeswoman for Salem says officials would rather give the trucks away. If Simmonsville were to buy a new truck it would set the community back at least 2-hundred thousand dollars.
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A local trio is taking its music to the ball game .. with some big-league plans.
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[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF GROUP SINGING]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They call themselves "In Harmony."
They're a Christian trio that has been together since middle school.
The group recently recorded a C-D and will soon perform in front of thousands.
They've been invited to sing the national anthem at a Cincinnati Reds game August 13th.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Expect a heat index of over 100 today.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your Monday outlook, after the news.





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Tomorrow is sentencing day for Henry county's former administrator, who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the public service authority.
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[VO-NAT from 02-04 1:29:23]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co./June 24;]

Sid Clower pleaded guilty June 24th to three counts of stealing money from the authority .. by ordering that checks worth hundreds of thousands of dollars be issued to a fictitious company he created. He could face up to 60 years in prison. Defense lawyers intend to present an accounting of all the good things Clower did as the authority's general manager and county administrator.
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In the wake of a fatal explosion, all 350 Ronile workers are heading back to the plant.
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[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


Workers are busy fixing the room where a boiler exploded, burning two men Wednesday.
Another boiler was brought back on line yesterday, so the plant could run again.
Ronile officials say they now know more about what set off the explosion.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:00:03 - :19]
[IN Q=]

((PHILLIP ESSIG/RONILE CEO: WE KNOW THAT THERE WAS SOME FUEL IN THE BOILER THAT MADE IT'S WAY IN DURING THE TROUBLESHOOTING. WE ALSO KNOW THERE WAS AN IGNITION. WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT NONE OF THE PEOPLE IN THAT ROOM CAUSED THAT IGNITION.
IT WAS A COMPLETELY RANDOM, UNFORESEEABLE EVENT THAT CAUSED THE IGNITION OF THE FUEL. ))
[SUPER=01-Phillip Essig/Ronile CEO;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=of the fuel.]
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John Gregory -- a contractor from Collinsville who was fixing the boiler -- later died of his burns.
His funeral is scheduled for later today.
Jeff Jones -- a Ronile maintenance worker who was also burned -- is recovered and back at work.
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Law enforcement needs to be on even higher alert in light of recent kidnappings across the country.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Roanoke Police Department is one of few localities in Virginia that takes part in the AMBER alert program.
Under AMBER alert, radio and television stations interrupt programming to broadcast information about a missing child.
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[SOT 4:30:26]
[IN Q=Whe someone hears]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.: WHEN SOMEONE HEARS THAT THERE IS AN AMBER ALERT TO KNOW THAT IT IS A SERIOUS SITUATION AND WE CAN'T JUST USE IT EVERYTIME A PARENT CALLS IN. IT HAS TO BE VERY STRICT CRITERIA, THE CHILD HAS TO BE IN DANGER. WE HAVE TO KNOW FOR FACT THAT THERE IS A STRANGER SITUATION AND THE CHILD IS IN DANGER INORDER FOR US TO USE IT. WE WOULDN'T USE IT JUST FOR A RUNAWAY SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Dept.;]
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[OUT Q=runaway situation]
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore announced a plan this past week to push legislation to expand the AMBER alert program statewide.
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