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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... we start the week off with temperatures in the low 90's...
Patrick Evans will have your complete workweek forecast coming up right after the news...





[7-11Warner-Budget]


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New revenue estimates due in mid-August may bring more cuts in state spending.
And Governor Warner says the disappointing numbers may also spark a debate on the future of state government.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Governor Warner spoke about the state's budget problems during a visit to the Roanoke Valley last week.
You need only watch the stock market and the economy, he said, to know that revenue projections made last Spring are probably no longer valid.
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[IN Q=Remember, we've just cut]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: REMEMBER, WE'VE JUST CUT OUT THREE POINT EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS OUT OF OUR BUDGET THE LAST SESSION. WITH THESE NEW CUTS THAT ARE COMING ABOUT, I THINK IT'S GOING WAY PAST THE FAT. I THINK IT'S GOING PAST THE MUSCLE. IT'S INTO BONE, I THINK, WHEN WE SEE THE NEXT LEVEL OF REDUCTIONS.))
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[OUT Q=when we see the next level of reductions.]
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A commission headed by former Governor Doug Wilder is already considering ways to streamline state government.
Warner says if the shortfall is as large as he expects, Virginia may have to shut down some state functions.

[7-11Carvins-Cove]


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Roanoke's main water supply inches toward hitting another milestone...
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Carvin's Cove is currently twenty- nine- point- nine feet below the spillway.
Stage four of the city's water conservation plan kicks in when the level of Carvins Cove hits thirty feet below the spillway.
But right now city officials say they are not planning any tougher restrictions.
In fact, there is a possibility the city may relax some of those restrictions in the future.
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[IN Q=Obviously as we get]

((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: OBVIOUSLY AS WE GET MORE WATER AND CRYSTAL SPRING WILL COME BACK ON-LINE PERMANENTLY BY OCTOBER FIRST WE HAVE SOME TEMPORARY FILTERS THAT WE ARE USING NOW TO BRING WATER IN AND DEPENDING ON WHAT KIND OF RAINFALL WE HAVE WE MAY LOOK AT LESSEN THE RESTRICTIONS BUT RIGHT NOW WE REALLY GOT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE ARE PLANNING FOR FUTURE MONTHS BECAUSE WE DON'T KNOW WHAT THE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE LIKE.))
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager;]
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Crystal Spring came back online this past week which should add another four- million gallons of water a day to the city's water supply.
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[7-11Monitor]


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Another attempt to raise the gun turret of the Civil War ironclad U-S-S Monitor could happen today after winds and strong undersea currents delayed efforts yesterday...
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[SUPER=03-Hatteras, NC; ]

The 120-ton revolving gun turret is in 240 feet of water off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Earlier, officials delayed work because of swift undersea currents that could sweep away the divers and equipment. Divers have to position a lifting sling on the turret, which will be winched onto a platform before it can be raised.
Sixteen crew members were lost when the ship sank in a storm on December 31st, 18-62.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... we'll have one more day of heat.. but then temperatures cool off for the week...
Patrick Evans will have a look at the 7- day planner coming up in just a few minutes...





[45-Marijuana-Bust]


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Authorities in Wise County made an unexpected discovery at an abandoned strip mine...
Police say they found a marijuana crop last week worth about four- million dollars.
Investigators say they found two- thousand well- concealed plants near the Dickenson County border.
So far, there's no word of any arrests, but investigators say they have some promising leads.
People convicted of growing and selling marijuana in Virginia can receive up to 40 years in prison.




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Fifth District Congressman Virgil Goode says he's happy to officially be a Republican in the halls where he serves.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./This Weekend;]


Last week, Congress officially recognized his change in party affiliation from an independent to a Republican, several months after he won the party's nomination for re-election.
Goode says he doesn't think his party switch will be a big campaign issue as he seeks re-election.
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[IN Q=Some might, if you're a straight]

((VIRGIL GOODE/SOME MIGHT, IF YOU'RE A STRAIGHT ARROW DEMOCRAT YOU'RE NOT GOING TO LIKE IT IF YOU'RE STRAIGHT ARROW REPUBLICAN MAYBE YOU WILL LIKE IT BUT THE STAND ON THE ISSUES ARE THE SAME AS THEY WERE FIVE YEARS AGO. I VOTED CONSERVATIVELY AND IF I AM RE-ELECTED I WILL VOTE CONSERVATIVELY IN THE FUTURE.))
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Goode's opponent this November is Democratic candidate Meredith Richards of Charlottesville.
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[45-11Goodlatte]


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Another Congressman from our area is not switching parties but switching his stance.
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Representative Bob Goodlatte is defending his decision to seek re-election in 2004.
The Republican made a promise when he originally ran for Congress in 1992 that he would not serve for more than 12 years.
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[IN Q=While I continue to]

((BOB GOODLATTE: WHILE I CONTINUE TO SUPPORT TERM LIMITS I THINK THAT THEY SHOULD APPLY EQUALLY TO EVERYBODY AS OTHERWISE IT IS A DISADVANTAGE FOR THE CONSTITUENTS OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO LIMIT THEMSELVES, NEVER GETTING TO THE POSITION OF LEADERSHIP THAT THEY CAN DO THE MOST GOOD FOR THEIR CONSTITUENTS.))
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[OUT Q=for their constituents]
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Goodlatte is running unopposed in his new redistricted 6th district this fall.

[45-11Zoo-Kids]


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The Mill Mountain Zoo held a special event to honor children...
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They were there to celebrate the second annual National Kids Day.
The goal of the event is for adults and kids to spend meaningful time together.
Some of yesterday's activities included nature crafts, face painting, and family scavenger hunts.
Kids also had a chance to make their own taco, thanks to Taco Bell.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... temperatures will cool off into the mid 80's later this week...
Patrick Evans will have the completer workweek forecast coming up right after the news...





[8-AMNat-Guard]


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A National Guard Batallion from Southside is on its way to help fight the war on terrorism...
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[SUPER=03-Danville;]

Their mission is to be a part of Operation Noble Eagle. The 265- soldiers from the National Guard's 1st Battalion 246th Field Artillery unit left Danville yesterday for Fort Nix, New Jersey. The unit will then spend several weeks there for intensive training before heading off to a base somewhere east of the Mississippi River for a homeland defense mission.
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((BEAU WEAVER/ NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER: NONE OF US REALLY KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT. I MEAN EVERYONE IS KINDA LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING THEIR PART.))
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The National Guard unit is comprised of soldiers from Danville, Martinsville, Chatham and South Boston. This is the first time since the Korean war the entire battalion has been called to active duty. They are expected to complete their mission in one year.
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[8-AMCarvins-Cove]


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The City's main reservoir may reach another record low today...
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Carvin's Cove is currently twenty- nine- point- nine feet below the spillway.
Stage four of the city's water conservation plan kicks in when the level of Carvins Cove hits thirty feet below the spillway.
But right now city officials say they are not planning any tougher restrictions.
In fact, there is a possibility the city may relax some of those restrictions in the future.
Crystal Spring came back online this past week which should add another four million gallons of water a day to the city's water supply.
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[8-11Sassy-Clipper]


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Anybody who got a hair cut at one Roanoke salon yesterday was helping out the Alzheimer's Association.
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The Sassy Clipper offered haircuts for five bucks with the proceeds going to the organization. It was the first time the business had held a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association and more than 100-people showed up for a trim. The salon's owner says she was inspired by one of her clients.
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[SUPER=01-Peggy Hetherington/Owner, Sassy Clipper;]

((PEGGY HETHERINGTON/OWNER, SASSY'S: I HAVE A CUSTOMER THAT HAS ALZHEIMER'S AND I'VE CUT HER HAIR FOR THIRTEEN YEARS AND SHE COMES EVERY WEEK AND THAT'S THE REASON.))
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[OUT Q=and that's the reason.]
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The Alzheimer's Association is trying to raise interest in its Memory Walk next month. Organizers hope the event will raise 50-thousand dollars.
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[SUPER=01-Susan Ridenhour/Memory Walk Co-Chair;]

((SUSAN RIDENHOUR/CO-CHAIR, MEMORY WALK: THE BEST THING ABOUT THE MEMORY WALK IS THE MONEY STAYS LOCALLY HERE IN OUR 17-COUNTY REGION TO HELP SUPPORT FAMILIES, CAREGIVERS AND VICTIMS OF THE DISEASE.))
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[OUT Q=and victims of the disease.]
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The Memory Walk will be held September fourteenth at Explore Park.
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