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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Much cooler today than we've been used to, so remember the jacket today.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner will be along with the complete forecast, after the news.






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Authorities will have to wait a little longer to talk to a North Carolina man wanted for questioning in the Short family murder case-
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Yesterday-- a detention hearing was held for 66- year old Garrison "Gary" Bowman who was arrested in Canada on an UNrelated immigration violation. During the hearing-- a judge ordered Bowman to remain in Canadian custody for another week. The judge made his decision after immigration officials argued that Bowman was a flight risk and possible danger to the public because he was wanted for questioning in the murders of three people.
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((GARY BOWMAN: ALL RIGHT I'M A SUSPECT IN THIS MURDER IN VIRGINIA OR NORTH CAROLINA AND I'M QUITE SURE WE'LL GET OT THE BOTTOM OF THIS EVENTUALLY BECAUSE I SEE HERE THAT THE PERSON HAS GIVEN FALSE INFORMATION TO THE FBI AND THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IN NORTH CAROLINA SO THIS WE WILL GET OT THE BOTTOM OF THANK YOU.))
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During the hearing-- immigration officials stated that authorities in North Carolina and Virginia wanted to talk with Bowman about a business deal that allegedly went sour between Bowman and the Short family.
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Meanwhile, authorities are making arrangements to return Jennifer Short's remains to her family so she can be buried.
Relatives have set a tentative date of Friday night for visitation and Saturday at 1 o-clock for her funeral service at the Martinsville Church of God.

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Roanoke County police say the woman found dead at the Shenandoah Homes retirement center had been sexually assaulted.
And police are looking for evidence that may tie a man arrested that night to the crime.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Thursday;]


Police say Helen Cadd was a night manager at the retirement center, and that she had a set of keys to the building.
The medical examiner has yet to determine how she died.
Police are holding a man from Chesapeake, Danny Ray Taylor, on a probation violation.
They've served him with a search warrant to collect hair and skin samples.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Some spotty showers are possible today--
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the cooler forecast details, up next.






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A Clifton Forge man is in custody for the murder of his "on- again, off- again "girlfriend.
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29-year-old John Matthew Beverly, Junior was arraigned yesterday on a first degree murder charge. He is accused in the death of 24-year old (SHAN-ah) Shanna Wright.
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Wright's body was discovered Saturday in her Covington home after the suspects father contacted her family and suggested they check on her. Wright's family describes the couple's relationship as abusive.
Their one- year old son is staying with relatives. The cause of death is unknown. An autopsy is expected to be completed today.
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If Garrison Bowman becomes a suspect in the Short family murders, questions of international law could complicate his return.
Canadian authorities have been reluctant to extradite individuals who could face the death penalty in the United States.
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Mark Drumbl is an Assistant Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University.
A native of Canada and an expert on international law, Drumbl says he wouldn't be surprized if the death penalty becomes an issue in Bowman's deportation or extradition hearings.
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((MARK DRUMBL/ W & L ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW: I THINK IF YOU'VE GOT AN INDIVIDUAL IN CANADA WHO EITHER IS CHARGED WITH OR APPEARS IMMINENTLY TO BE CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER, I THINK THAT IF THE INDIVIDUAL HAS AN ATTORNEY WHO IS WORTH HIS OR HER PAYCHECK, THAT THIS WILL BECOME AN ISSUE.))
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In the most recent case, Canadian courts refused to extradite two Canadian citizens who were accused of capital murder in Washington DCTERMS.
In that case, Drumbl says the court cited changes in international law, and ruled it was no longer constitutionall

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Dozens of Virginia Tech students face delays in re-entering the country because of post-September 11th border tightening.
More than 30 new undergraduates and about the same number of graduate students missed all or part of the fall semester because of delays processing re-entry visas.
The federal government has increased pressure on universities to keep immigration, State Department and law enforcement officials constantly up-to-date on all international students' status and whereabouts.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. You're waking up to cooler-than-normal temperatures.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day forecast, straight ahead.






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A local high school student is murdered just hours after his birthday.
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Brandon Kyle Billings was a senior at Galax High School and played tackle for the school's football team.
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He was found shot in his pickup truck Sunday afternoon on Rockhouse Lane just outside of town.
Authorities say it's an area where many teenagers go to hang out, and Billings who just turned 18 Saturday, may have been there celebrating his birthday.
But, so far they haven't been able to find any witnesses.
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((JERRY WILSON/GRAYSON COUNTY SHERIFF: THERE WAS NO SIGN OF ANY DRUGS OR ALCOHOL OF ANYTHING OF THAT NATURE. NO SIGNS OF ANYONE OTHER THAN HIM.))
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Authorities have not named any suspects, but, are following all leads.
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If you have any information that could help with the investigation, you're asked to call the Grayson County Sheriff's office at 276- 773-3241.
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A Patrick County high school student is behind bars for making a bomb threat at school.
School officials say a note was found in a boys restroom just before noon yesterday.
The building was evacuated and Patrick County sheriff's deputies searched the premises with bomb-sniffing dogs. Nothing was found.
Police questioned students who were near the bathroom when the note was found. A student was arrested and charged after questioning.

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A Southside furniture company is hoping to diversify their products and grow...
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Hooker Furniture wants to move into the leather seating market by purchasing Bradington-Young, a North Carolina upholstery producer.
It would be the largest acquisition in Hooker's 78-year history.
Hooker is headquartered in Martinsville and also has plants in Roanoke and North Carolina.
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It seems like there is a new hotel popping up all the time in the region... despite the fact that travel numbers are down...
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Construction is well underway on two hotels near the airport. While tourism officials say air travel is still down, they're marketing to convention goers and travelers within driving distance. For established hotels, the challenge is filling their rooms.
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((NEIL ORDWAY/CLARION HOTEL GENERAL MANAGER; THAT'S WHAT WE'RE THINKING AND THAT'S WHAT OUR SALES DEPARTMENT IS THINKING AND WE'RE ALL POUNDING THE PAVEMENT AND GETTING CLIENTS IN.))
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Officials say there are about 6-thousand hotel rooms in the Roanoke Valley.
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