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V-DOT crews have been out in force since yesterday, focusing most of their attention on the interstate and major highways.
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Transportation officials say crews will likely get to secondary roads later today.
But the lingering cold temperatures will cause the snow to pack down, perhaps causing some slippery travel in spots.
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For the latest information on road conditions throught the area, call
1-800-367-ROAD
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[7-Justin-Weather]


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Crews have been busy in Southside clearing snow covered primary roads, but it may take longer to get to secondary roads. Justin McLeod has more from Danville.


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[7-11Burrow]


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No decision has been made on whether former D-Day Memorial President Richard Burrow will be tried again.
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A federal jury in Lynchburg ended up deadlocked, seven to five in favor of acquittal. That night, the U-S Attorney said he'd need a couple of weeks to decide whether to pursue the fraud charges against Burrow. Now, one month later John Brownlee is still not saying. His First Assistant says no decision has been made, yet.
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The hard work continues for V-DOT crews, as they prepare to put down abrasives to improve traction on the roadways.

At this point, most of their work has gone into clearing main roads.
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Transportation officials say crews will likely get to secondary roads later today.
But the lingering cold temperatures will keep the snow around for a while, perhaps leading to slippery travel in spots.
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For the latest information on road conditions throught the area, call
1-800-367-ROAD
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Crews have been busy in Southside clearing snow covered primary roads, but it may take longer to get to secondary roads. Justin McLeod has more from Danville.


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[45-11D'Ville-Fire]


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Authorities are attempting to determine out what started a blaze at Paul's Automotive on Highway 58 in Danville.


The fire broke out around 2 yesterday causing heavy damage.
Because the business processes automotive chemicals, state and local haz-mat crews were called out.
It's believed that any hazerdous materials were kept within the site.


[8-VDOT]


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V-DOT crews have been out in force since yesterday, focusing most of their attention on the interstate and major highways.
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[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Transportation officials say crews will likely get to secondary roads later today.
But the lingering cold temperatures will keep the snow around for a while, perhaps leading to slippery travel in spots.
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For the latest information on road conditions throught the area, call
1-800-367-ROAD
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[8-Justin-Weather]


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Crews have also been busy in Southside clearing snow covered primary roads, but it may take longer to get to secondary roads. Justin McLeod has more from Danville.


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[8-Cell-Phones]


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Motorists won't have to hang up the idea of using their cell phone while driving. A bill that would have made it illegal failed to get out of a committee at the General Assembly yesterday. Senate Majority Leader Walter Stosch said a study conducted by the Department of Motor Vehicles showed that only three-point-nine He says that is NOT a compelling enough number to support the legislation. percent of accidents are caused by people talking on cell phones.