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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... grab your winter coat as temperatures start out in the lower 40's this morning.
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And we also have one school announcement [TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
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to pass along this morning, Charlotte County schools will open two hours late.
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Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will have the complete forecast in just a few minutes.


[7-11Workman]


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The murder trial of a D-E-A Agent resumes later this morning. Prosecutors say an obscene gesture may be what started the altercation that left one man dead last February.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

As Agent Timothy Workman arrived for trial yesterday, his lawyer was prepared to lay out his case. Attorney Tony Anderson says the shooting that claimed the life of Keith Bailey last February was a matter of self-defense.
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[IN Q=Just think about pure]

((TONY ANDERSON/WORKMAN'S ATTORNEY; JUST THINK ABOUT PURE SURVIVAL. IN FEAR OF DEATH OR IMMINENT BODILY HARM.))
[SUPER=01-Tony Anderson/Workman's Attorney;]
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[OUT Q= imminent bodily harm.]
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He says Bailey tried to choke Agent Workman, and that Bailey tried to wrestle Workman's gun away from him. The prosecution says Workman already had his gun in his hand when Bailey approached him.
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[SOT 14:43:55]
[IN Q=This killing was]

((WANDA DEWEASE/PROSECUTOR; THIS KILLING WAS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL. MR. BAILEY DIED OF THREE CONTACT WOUNDS IN THE CHEST.))
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[OUT Q=wounds in the chest]
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Attorneys prepare to argue their case as trial gets underway.
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[7-AMVolvo-Trucks]


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Workers at the Volvo truck assembly plant in Dublin have some new work ahead for them. The company will begin production of its new V-N heavy-duty truck there later this fall. No word yet on what effect, if any, it might have on employment there .. but company officials will be in Dublin later today to show off the new product and explain what it means for the plant's immediate future.



[7-6Ground-Zero]


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A group of students at Hidden Valley Middle School have their own ideas on how to rebuild the World Trade Center site...
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

About half the students in Shannon Sprinkel's eighth grade classes took their teacher up on an extra credit assignment to design a memorial for the New York site. Last week, faculty judged the projects on originality, appearance and an accompanying paper. Five winners were chosen.
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[IN Q=I put water as...]

((CALEB RIVERS/FIFTH PLACE WINNER: I PUT WATER AS, LIKE, A WISHING WELL WHERE PEOPLE COULD WISH IT HAD NEVER HAPPENED AND THAT ALL WAS RIGHT WITH THE WORLD.)) ((SHANNON SPRINKEL/8TH GRADE TEACHER: I HAD NO IDEA THAT THEY COULD THINK AT SUCH A HIGH LEVEL WITH THE SYMBOLISM IN THEIR PROJECTS.))
[SUPER=01-Caleb Rivers/5th Place Winner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shannon Sprinkel/8th Grade Teacher; :08]
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[OUT Q=with the symbolism in their projects.]
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Sprinkel and the winners would like to see the projects entered into a competition for the real memorial.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Watch out for fog in areas as you head out to work.
But sunshine will return by this afternoon.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast, coming up.

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And we also have one school announcement [TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
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to pass along this morning, Charlotte County schools will open two hours late.
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[45-11Bowman]


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Garrison Bowman is in a southside jail. He's being held as a "material witness" in the Short family murder case.
Authorities brought Bowman to Danville yesterday.
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[SUPER=03-Yellowknife, Canada/File Tape;]

Bowman, who moved to Canada just after the Shorts were killed, arrived back in the United States Monday night. He was initially flown to North Carolina where he was questioned by investigators for three hours. Bowman has NOT been labeled a suspect and investigators say he was cooperative-- though they still have more questions.
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((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF; WHAT WE NEED TO DO NOW IS RELAX, REGROUP, FOCUS, TAKE OUR TIME, MAKE SURE WE DON'T MAKE ANY ERRORS AND TRY TO KEEP THIS THING ON TRACK AS QUIET AS POSSIBLE SO WE DON'T INJURE INNOCENT PEOPLE AND DO SOMETHING THAT WILL PROTECT THE GUILTY. ))
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff;]
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[OUT Q=the guilty.]
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The F-B-I obtained a warrant from a federal judge in Lynchburg that allows investigators to hold Bowman without charging him. He could appear before a federal magistrate later today.
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[45-11Dubose]


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A weekend fundraiser benefiting a Virginia Tech student raised tens of thousands of dollars...
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Rayna DuBose is the young woman who was hospitalized with a rare form of meningitis last May. At the Hokies football game over the weekend ... Rayna's basketball teammates collected 37-THOUSAND dollars in donations to help with her medical costs. Dubose had parts of all four limbs amputated and has been fitted with prosthesis. The money will help pay for things like mio-electric hands and other treatments that could add up to several million dollars. Dubose says she plans to return to the Blacksburg campus.
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[45-11Dinosaur]


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They don't know WHO took it, but Martinsville officials now know WHERE part of a missing art exhibit is.
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Dino (Die-no) McSporran showed up yesterday outside the Museum of Natural History after being stolen two-months ago. The fiberglass figure was part of dino parade in uptown Martinsville. Overnight the plaid dinosaur, which was bolted into cement, disappeared. A police report was filed and a two-hundred dollar reward was offered. Art officials have no idea who took McSporran but say they're glad it's back for their silent auction. A total of 26-painted dinos are being sold to the highest bidders.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
We'll have sunshine later today, once the fog burns off.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the mid- week forecast, right after the news.


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Meanwhile, we also have one school announcement [TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
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to pass along this morning, Charlotte County schools will open two hours late.
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[8-11Gay-Protests]


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Homosexuality is the topic of debate in Lynchburg this week, as the city prepares for its gay pride festival this weekend.
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The anti-gay group Wisconsin Christians United is in town this week, distributing flyers and holding pickets at different locations.
They also came to the home of gay pastor Mel White hoping for a debate over whether the Bible condones homosexuality.
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[IN Q=God's judgement]

((REV. RALPH OVADAL/WISCONSIN CHRISTIANS UNITED: GOD'S JUDGEMENT RESTS UPON YOU MEL, GOD'S PEOPLE ARE GOING TO RISE UP AND TELL THE TRUTH. YOUR CAUSE WILL FAIL, MEL. YOUR CAUSE HAS ALWAYS FAILED.)) ((MEL WHITE/SOULFORCE: I FEEL SORRY FOR THEM, BECAUSE THEY MEAN WELL, THEY'RE VERY SINCERE, BUT THEY'RE SINCERELY WRONG. GOD CREATED ME GAY AND LOVES ME EXACTLY AS I WAS CREATED.))
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White's group Soulforce is organizing the "Out and About in Lynchburg" rally this Saturday.
Police now say they do "not" expect a visit from the Reverend Fred Phelps, the anti-gay minister from Kansas.
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[8-11Leyva]


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Convicted child molester Tony Leyva is coming back to Southwest Virginia.
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Puerto Rico is kicking the former evangelist out.
The corrections secretary there says Leyva never got permission to move and there are NO guarantees that he's rehabilitated.
Leyva was released from prison this year after serving 11 years for molesting young boys.
He lived in Roanoke for almost seven months -- and stayed out of trouble -- before heading to Puerto Rico last week.
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In Roanoke, federal probation officer Mike Price said yesterday that Leyva will return to the Western District of Virginia.
But he's not sure where Leyva will live.

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The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford unveils its newest addition later today. It's the replica of a statue that stands in France .. in one of the first communities to be liberated after the D-Day invasion. The original statue in (tray-vee-AYR) Treviers was damaged by gunfire during the battle .. and its copy also shows that damage. The statue will be dedicated today at 4 PM.

[8-11Drought]


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90 Virginia counties and cities made the U-S Department of Agricultures drought designations yesterday. Those areas are now eligible for federal disaster relief.
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14 Counties in our area received a primary disaster designation.
That means farmers in those counties are eligible for low-interest emergency loans and livestock producers also qualified for loans through the Livestock Compensation Program.
Farmers in counties that border the primary disaster declarations are eligible for emergency loans only.
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