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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... bundle up before you head out the door this morning as temperatures start out in the 40's...
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast details coming up right after the news...






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We have some school information to pass along to you this morning.... [TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
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Narrows High School in Giles County will be closed today due to a water main break. All other schools should report on time.
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Governor Mark Warner says prosecutors in the sniper case should take notes from investigators....
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Appearing at a rally for the higher education bond referendum, the governor said yesterday he would like to see more cooperation among prosecutors.
Warner expressed disappointment that prosecutors were not working together in the same manner as law enforcement during the hunt for the snipers.
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The governor also thanked Virginia's congressional delegation for its continuing efforts to get the government to help out with the costs of catching the suspects.
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Another delay in the case against a man accused of shooting three people earlier this year at the Appalachian School of Law.
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Peter Odighizuwa (oh-dig-uh-ZOO-uh) was admitted to a state hospital last month to restore his mental capacity... after a judge ruled he was incompetent to stand trial.
But, his attorney says the doctors need more time to treat his schizophrenia.
His competency hearing, which was scheduled for today, has now been pushed back to January 23rd.
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A local attorney is putting his legal skills to work for children ... half away around the world.
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John Richmond and his wife and daughter are moving to India at the end of the year. He will work as an attorney for the International Justice Mission ... a group that fights injustice and oppression around the world. In India, the goal is to stop child- bonded slavery.
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((JOHN RICHMOND; WE WERE JUST OVERWHELMED BY THE NEED AND COMPELLED BY GOD'S HEART FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER INJUSTICE AND OPPRESSION AND WANTED TO PARTICIPATE IN SOME WAY TO HELP.)) ((LINDA RICHMOND; WE REALLY DO LOOK AT IT AS AN ADVENTURE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL OF US AS A FAMILY TO HOPEFULLY GIVE A LITTLE BUT AND TAKE A PIECE OF INDIA WHEN WE COME BACK.))
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The Richmonds will live in Cha-Nye, India's fourth largest city. The plan is for the family to stay for two or three years, and then come back to Roanoke.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Expect a chilly Halloween night, as lows dip down into the 30s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete forecast, right after the news.






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We have some school information to pass along to you this morning.... [TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
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Narrows High School in Giles County will be closed today because of a water main break.
All other schools should report on time.
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Garrison Bowman is out of jail and back in North Carolina.
A federal magistrate agreed with attorneys' requests and released him from custody.
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He's no longer considered a material witness in the murders of Jennifer Short and her parents.
U-S attorneys made a motion to free Bowman, saying he'd cooperated with investigators.
Bowman will stay with friends who came to pick him up from North Carolina.
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He'll still have to appear before a federal grand jury on November 12th in Roanoke.
Bowman's lawyer says his client has NEVER met the Shorts.
Investigators won't say if he's still considered a witness in the case.
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A former Washington and Lee University food purchasing agent has been acquitted on three charges of embezzling from the school.
Dee (meer-ee-ELL'-oh) Miriello was accused of helping former Washington and Lee chef, Greg Pearce, embezzle 70-thousand dollars from the school.
Pearce kept cash rebates from food distributors.
Miriello admitted receiving three to four-thousand dollars in cash per year for several years.
But she said Pearce gave the money to her, in lieu of a raise.
Miriello resigned from Washington and Lee in March.

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Virginia's unemployment numbers dropped slightly for the month of September.
The Virginia Employment Commission reports that jobs created by the reopening of schools more than offset seasonal losses in tourism.
The September jobless rate was four-point-one percent.
Martinsville's unemployment rate of more than 14 percent was the highest in the state.

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Lewis Gale clinic is closing the doors on its day-care business...
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Sunshine Station will close at the end of the year. A spokesman for the clinic says it can find a better way to use the space. The day-care center will be converted to a facility for psychiatric care. Lewis Gale Clinic has made arrangements with Honey Tree Early Learning Centers to absorb at least some of the 115 children currently at Sunshine Station.
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Kathy McLeod at Honey Tree says she has five staff openings. So depending on how many of the Sunshine kids make the move over to Honey Tree, she expects to hire at least some of the 22 staffers who now work at Sunshine Station.
A Lewis Gale spokesman says the rest may have the opportunity to transfer within the company.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
For the first time this week, we' re waking up to dry conditions.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner will tell us when to expect the next round of showers, straight ahead in the forecast.







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We have some school information to pass along to you this morning.... [TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
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Narrows High School in Giles County will be closed today because of a water main break.
All other schools should report on time.
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Authorities won't say much about a father and son found murdered in Pittsylvania County.
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The body of 25 year old Charles J. Lewis was found at a home on Loop Road in the Keeling community around four yesterday morning. His father, 51 year old Julian Clifton Lewis, Junior died a short time later. Both had been shot. Neighbors say the Lewis's moved to the area only a month or so ago, and pretty much kept to themselves. The Medical Examiner's Office says the autopsies have not yet been scheduled.
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Governor Mark Warner says prosecutors should follow the lead of investigators in the sniper case...
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Appearing at a rally for the higher education bond referendum, the governor said yesterday he would like to see more cooperation among prosecutors.
Warner expressed disappointment that prosecutors were not working together in the same manner as law enforcement during the hunt for the snipers.
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The governor also thanked Virginia's congressional delegation for its continuing efforts to get the government to help out with the costs of catching the suspects.
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A Roanoke County business is helping some local firefighters buy a piece of high- tech equipment...
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Yesterday, Barker Chiropractic Clinic presented Roanoke County Fire and Rescue with a check for 27- hundred dollars. The money will help the county purchase a 15-thousand dollar thermal imaging camera for fire fighters at the Back Creek Station.
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((RICK BURCH/ROANOKE CO. FIRE & RESCUE CHIEF: THE VOLUNTEERS AT THE BACK CREEK STATION ARE GOING TO PUT SOME OF THEIR MONEY TOWARD IT, FUNDS THAT THEY HAVE THE COUNTY WILL ALSO CONTRIBUTE. )) ((NANCY BARKER/BARKER CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC: I'D JUST LIKE TO SAY EVERYBODY GET BEHIND YOUR LOCAL HEROES IN PARTICULAR THE ROANOKE COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT, THEY'RE GREAT TO DEAL WITH AND A PLEASURE AND IF YOU WANT TO HELP THEM OUT THEY'RE READY TO ASSIST YOU IN THAT. ))
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The cameras pick up heat and turn it into images inside a smoke-filled building-- which allows firefighters to find victims more quickly.
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