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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... the rain and clouds should clear out as sunshine makes a return appearance...
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have the complete forecast in just a few minutes...





[7-AM-Grandin]


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The marquee lights up the night on Grandin Road once again...
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Grandin Theater closed nearly a year ago for renovations but the landmark re-opened this week. Yesterday afternoon, the Grandin welcomed its first movie-goers. A little more than 80- people purchased tickets for the 5:15 and 7:15 showings. And-- those we spoke to said they were impressed with the atmosphere and renovations.
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[SOT 00:48:55 00:49:59]
[IN Q=I'm thrilled ]

((MICHAEL VICK: I'M THRILLED, ALMOST TO THE POINT OF SPEECHLESSNESS, I WAS HERE FOR THE VERY FIRST PUBLIC SHOWING AT 5:15.)) ((STAR SHOEMAKER: IT'S REALLY EXCITING FOR ME, I HAVEN'T BEEN HERE IN A REALLY LONG TIME, IT'S PROBABLY BEEN THREE YEARS AND I COULDN'T BE HERE FOR THE LAST SHOW SO I'M REALLY GLAD TO BE BACK AT THE OPENING. ))
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Movie Patron; :00]
[SUPER=01-Star Shoemaker/Movie Patron; :09]
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[OUT Q=AT THE OPENING.]
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The Grandin will hold its OFFICIAL grand opening, this Friday.
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[7-11Tech-Tickets]


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Some Hokie fans hoping to see last weekend's football game were left without a seat because they bought fake tickets...
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday;]


Virginia Tech police say they found six counterfeit tickets during Saturday's homecoming game versus Rutgers University.
They say the people who bought the tickets were able to get past the gates, but, soon discovered their seats didn't exist.
Officers say they believe the people who sold the tickets are the same ones behind the 30-found last month during the Marshall game.
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[SOT 32:21]
[IN Q=the counterfeiters]

((DEBRA DUNCAN/VA TECH POLICE CHIEF: THE COUNTERFEITERS KNOW THAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR THEM. SO, THEY'RE MOVING FROM PLACE TO PLACE AND IF WE GET A REPORT THAT THEY'RE IN A CERTAIN AREA AND WE SEND OFFICERS TO THAT AREA, THEY'VE MOVED SOMEWHERE ELSE. SO, WE'RE GOING TO HAVE MORE OFFICERS OUT IN AN EFFORT TO TRY AND CATCH THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Debra Duncan/Virginia Tech Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=catch them]
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Duncan describes the suspects as two black males, one tall and thin--the other, short and heavy-set.
She believes they are working together.
If you think you may have seen these men, you're asked to call Virginia Tech police.

[7-11Bagwell]


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Rocky Mount was invaded by the Buff last night...
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[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


More than a hundred fans and kids turned out to welcome pro wrestler Marcus "Buff" Bagwell to town.
Bagwell's on a promotional tour of Virginia and North Carolina.
[SUPER=03-Columbia, SC/1998;]


Bagwell was one of the biggest stars of World Championship Wrestling.
You may remember the 1998 mishap when he injured his back, neck, and spine when his head got caught in the wrong place.
Bagwell says he does most of his wrestling overseas now that the W-C-W is defunct.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
You can put away the umbrella for now, as sunny weather returns to the forecast for the next day or two.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has more on that, right after the news.






[45-11Youth-Director]


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A church youth director in Bedford County is behind bars on six felony charges of taking indecent liberties with a minor...
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23-year-old Courtney Lee DeLong was arrested last week after authorities investigated a complaint from a girl.
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


They say DeLong met the girl through his work at Flint Hill Baptist Church, but that the alleged offenses did "not" take place during church-sponsored activities.
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[SOT 2:01:59]
[IN Q=We don't intend]

((JOHN HUDDLESTON/ FLINT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH: WE DON'T INTEND TO LET IT BE A SETBACK. WE INTEND TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE YOUTH PROGRAM AND CONTINUE TO TRY TO REACH THE LOST FOR CHRIST.))
[SUPER=01-John Huddleston/Flint Hill Baptist Church;]
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[OUT Q=lost for Christ.]
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Authorities seized a church computer they say may contain graphic images.
DeLong had been Flint Hill's youth director since January of 2001.
He's been placed on unpaid leave.
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[45-11Amherst-Murder]


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Three people are in custody charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a Lynchburg man.
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[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.;]


26-year-old Eugene Peyton Davis was shot during an argument in the parking lot of Smitty's Restaurant near Amherst around two o-clock yesterday morning.
Authorities have charged 22-year-old Terrence Leman (LEE-man) Durden with murder and 22-year-old Brendan Draper Reid with being an accessory after the fact.
Both men are from Charlottesville.
A 17-year-old boy also faces firearms charges in the shooting.
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[45-11Bus-Safety]


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Safety is a top priority for Roanoke City school bus drivers...
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

More than 13- thousand students ride city buses each day. Bus drivers in the City undergo twice as much training than they're required to by state law. Students are kept up to speed, as well. Transportation officials hold bus safety classes for pre- school through third- grade students once a year. Sunday kicked off National School Bus Safety Week and local officials hope to remind motorists to use caution when sharing the road with buses.
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[45-11NASA-Lab]


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Teachers at Martinsville Middle School are telling students that the sky's the limit...
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]

Thanks to a new NASA aeronautics educational laboratory, or A-E-L, sixth, seventh and eighth graders are being exposed to the worlds of aeronautics and microgravity. Each student will have nine weeks of lab time.
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[SOT 11:58:02-11:58:12]
[IN Q=From the first day students...]

((TERRY WIITA/AEL LEAD TEACHER: FROM THE FIRST DAY STUDENTS CAME HERE I THINK THEY WERE ENTHRALLED AND SURPRISED THAT SOMEONE WOULD GIVE THEM SOMETHING AS MAGNIFICENT AS THIS.))
[SOT 12:06:27-12:06:37]

((REP. VIRGIL GOODE/(R) 5TH DISTRICT: I THINK THIS IS A REAL OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE INTEREST IN MATH AND SCIENCE IN THIS AREA.))
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[OUT Q=math and science in this area.]
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Congressman Virgil Goode was instrumental in bring the lab to Southwest Virginia. He says he hopes the program will excite students so much that they enter the engineering field.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Look for some sunshine later today, with highs climbing to near 60.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner hast he seven day forecast, straight ahead.






[8-11KB-Toys]


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A local toy company is looking for people who want to be Santa's little helpers...
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[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./File Tape;]

K-B Toys is once again hiring seasonal employees at its Pittsylvania County warehouse. Officials say they need a THOUSAND people to help with the holiday rush at the Blairs fulfillment center. Workers there process and ship Internet and phone orders for K-B, E-Toys and new this year.... toys from Sears.
Officials say available positions are full and part time and vary from customer service representatives to warehouse workers. On average, the warehouse can ship about 190-thousand toys a day at the peak of the season.
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[8-11Tech-Tickets]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC41:36]
[GRAPHIC=Fake Tickets]

Fake tickets got some Hokie fans past the gate, but they were left without a seat at the football game last weekend...

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday;]


Virginia Tech police say they found six counterfeit tickets during Saturday's homecoming game against Rutgers University.
They say the people who bought the tickets were able to get past the gates, but soon discovered their seats didn't exist.
Officers say they believe the people who sold the tickets are the same ones behind the 30- found last month during the Marshall game.
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[SOT 32:21]
[IN Q=the counterfeiters]

((DEBRA DUNCAN/VA TECH POLICE CHIEF: THE COUNTERFEITERS KNOW THAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR THEM. SO, THEY'RE MOVING FROM PLACE TO PLACE AND IF WE GET A REPORT THAT THEY'RE IN A CERTAIN AREA AND WE SEND OFFICERS TO THAT AREA, THEY'VE MOVED SOMEWHERE ELSE. SO, WE'RE GOING TO HAVE MORE OFFICERS OUT IN AN EFFORT TO TRY AND CATCH THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Debra Duncan/Virginia Tech Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=catch them]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Duncan describes the suspects as two black males, one tall and thin--the other, short and heavy-set.
She believes they are working together.
If you think you may have seen these men, you're asked to call Virginia Tech police.

[8-AM-Grandin]


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The doors to Roanoke's historic movie theater are open once again...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Grandin Theater closed nearly a year ago for renovations but the landmark re-opened this week. Yesterday afternoon, the Grandin welcomed its first movie-goers. A little more than 80- people purchased tickets for the 5:15 and 7:15 showings. And-- those we spoke to said they were impressed with the atmosphere and renovations.
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[SOT 00:48:55 00:49:59]
[IN Q=I'm thrilled ]

((MICHAEL VICK: I'M THRILLED, ALMOST TO THE POINT OF SPEECHLESSNESS, I WAS HERE FOR THE VERY FIRST PUBLIC SHOWING AT 5:15.)) ((STAR SHOEMAKER: IT'S REALLY EXCITING FOR ME, I HAVEN'T BEEN HERE IN A REALLY LONG TIME, IT'S PROBABLY BEEN THREE YEARS AND I COULDN'T BE HERE FOR THE LAST SHOW SO I'M REALLY GLAD TO BE BACK AT THE OPENING. ))
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Movie Patron; :00]
[SUPER=01-Star Shoemaker/Movie Patron; :09]
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[OUT Q=AT THE OPENING.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Grandin will hold its OFFICIAL grand opening, this Friday.
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