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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Sunny skies today, with pleasant temperatures.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up in the forecast.






[7-VOB-Halifax]


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Investigators are looking for several suspects in the apparent shooting death of a Halifax County woman.
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24- year- old Shelly Marie Jackson was found dead just outside a South Boston suburb on Wednesday morning. Jackson had been missing since Monday night. Authorities were acting on a tip when they found Jackson in a wooded area just off Wildflower Drive. Investigators say they have one supsect in custody on an unrelated matter. Kenneth Hodges lives close to the crime scene and knew Jackson.
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((JEFF OAKES/ HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF: HE AND THE DECEASED HAD, NOT A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP, BUT A RELATIONSHIP THAT WOULD LEAD YOU TO BELIEVE HE MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THIS CRIME.))
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Sheriff Oakes says Hodges was expected to be indicted on drug charges next week. Shelly Jackson was ALSO facing narcotics- related charges.
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[7-11Roanoke-Shooting]


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A Roanoke man will not be sentenced for a fatal shooting in May.
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Police say 62-year old Paul McCoy admitted shooting a man who barged into his Aspen Street home on May 17th.
Police say Daryll Wayne Waller threatened McCoy and a woman who was living inside McCoy's house.
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McCoy shot Waller once in the stomach... he later died.
Prosecutors believe McCoy acted on the belief that he and the woman were in immediate danger and that criminal charges are not justified.

[7-11Franklin-Schools]


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A Franklin County elementary is bussing students to another location today. Because of smoke damage at Henry Elementary, officials say "pre-k through second grade" students will be transported from Henry Elementary to (Son-tag) Sontag.. while third through fifth grade students will be bused to Ferrum Elementary.
At the end of the day-- the students will be bused back to Henry Elementary.

[7-11Water-Restrictions]


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State imposed water restrictions have put restraints on a lot of people. Roanoke County firefighters are still adjusting to the Governor's orders that are posted in fire houses.
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The rules are the same as for residents ... volunteers and career firefighters can not wash fire trucks or water lawns. But Roanoke's County's chief says doing their job is no different...
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((RICK BURCH/ROANOKE CO. FIRE CHIEF; BUSINESS IS AS NORMAL THE WATER FLOW WATER CAPABILITY IN THE FIRE HYDRANTS IS STILL VERY ADEQUATE AND SHOULD NOT CAUSE A PROBLEM FOR EMERGENCIES FOR FIREFIGHTING PURPOSES.))
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One exception for washing fire trucks involves contamination. If firefighters ride through a dangerous material, like diesel fuel, they're permitted to wash the trucks.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Almost Fall- like outside now, with temperatures in the 50s across the area.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the 7- day forecast.






[45-11Missing-Girl]


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Investigators took the unusual step of exhuming the body of Michael Short.
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The Henry County man and his wife were found shot to death in their Oak Level home last month. Their nine-year old daughter was also taken from the house and remains missing. Yesterday morning-- officials removed Short's body from Henry Memorial Park to gather additional forensic evidence. His body was then taken to the medical examiners office in Roanoke. Also -- helicopters searched the Northern area of Henry County and the southern tip of Franklin County... again looking for additional evidence.
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[45-Secure-Virginia]


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Governor Mark Warner will outline some of the recommendations of Secure Virginia today. The 20-member panel was created to evaluate the state's emergency response and recovery systems, using the lessons learned from the September 11th attacks. One recommendation backed by Warner reportedly will seek to expand the line of succession should he and other top Virginia officials be killed in a terrorist attack.
The change would require an amendment to the Constitution.

[45-11Character-Counts]


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Area schools are emphasizing that character counts more than ever next week...
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That's why Roanoke Valley leaders have proclaimed it "American Character Week."
Virginia schools already require character education -- designed to teach kids the values of trustworthiness, respect and citizenship.
At Fallon Park Elementary, discipline problems dropped dramatically after the program started.
But on the week of September 11th, their character lesson will include something extra.
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((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS: THE IDEA IS TO CONTRAST THOSE VALUES OF THE TERRORISTS WITH THE VALUES OF AMERICANS... TURNING COWARDICE INTO COURAGE FOR EXAMPLE.))
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Senator Edwards sponsored the legislation that made character education mandatory in Virginia.
He's calling on members of the community to help reinforce the lessons next week.
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[45-11Franklin-Schools]


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Some Franklin County elementary students will have a different class schedule today. Because of smoke damage at Henry Elementary-- students will be bused to another location. Officials say "pre-k through second grade" students will be transported from Henry Elementary to (Son-tag) Sontag.. while third through fifth grade students will be bused to Ferrum Elementary. At the end of the day-- the students will then be bused back to Henry Elementary.

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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Cooler temperatures today, and less humid.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has forecast details, coming up right after the news.





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A Blacksburg man is charged in the state of Washington on trespassing charges.
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Police say that Mikhail Sharov kept a secret, sophisticated bunker in woods in Aberdeen, Washington. Someone walking in the woods discovered Sharov's elaborate bunker stocked with a bullet proof vest, books on how to make grenades and the ultimate sniper. He also had diagrams of power plants and drawings of electric circuits that could trigger an explosion. Although- it is not illegal to possess the equipment, the combination could be dangerous.
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((CAPTAIN JOHN GREEN/ ABERDEEN POLICE DEPARTMENT: THE SUM OF ALL THE PARTS THAT CONCERNS ME AND THE AMOUNT OF EFFORT THIS GENTLEMAN MADE TO HIDE HIMSELF.))
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Mikhail Sharov admits that he has the same radical ideology as the uni-Bomber. It is not against the law for Sharov to house all the war-like paraphenalia- But he IS expected to be sentenced today on trespassing charges.
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Mikhail Sharov is no stranger to the spotlight though. In August, 2000, he was reported missing and then found safe at Roanoke Regional Airport after hiking there from Blacksburg.
Authorities mounted another search in early 2001 when he was seen leaving Blacksburg for Fort Bragg North Carolina.
He never arrived for military duty and was listed as AWOL.

[8-11Trigon-Carilion]


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A dispute between the Carilion Medical Group and Trigon will leave some patients looking for a new doctor, or another insurance plan.
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The move affects 9 to 12-thousand patients at Carilion group practices in southwest Virginia.
As of January first, their physicians will no longer be part of the Trigon Healthkeepers network.
Carilion says the problem centered on access to primary care physicians.
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((HUGH THORNHILL/CARILION MEDICAL GROUP ADMINISTRATOR: THE NEW PRODUCT THAT THEY ADDED TAKES AWAY ANY INCENTIVE OR NEED FOR THE PATIENT TO HAVE A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN AFFILIATION WITHIN AN HMO AND FUNDAMENTALLY WE'RE STRUGGLING WITH THAT BEING A REAL HMO PRODUCT.))
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Trigon says its goal in the negotiations with Carilion was to provide a product that patients and doctors needed and requested.
Trigon says it believes its proposal had met Carilion's requirements.
Both sides say they are open to more negotiations.

[8-11Franklin-Schools]


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Students at one Franklin County elementary school are changing locations today. Because of smoke damage at Henry Elementary-- students will be bused to another location. Officials say "pre-k through second grade" students will be transported to (Son-tag) Sontag.. while third through fifth grade students will be bused to Ferrum Elementary. At the end of the day-- the students will be bused back to Henry Elementary.

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