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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones in for Kimberly McBroom. We have a cool September day ahead, with highs reaching only the low to mid 70's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete forecast after the news.






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Jury selection enters day two later today in the racketeering trial of Doctor Cecil Knox.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

That's ordinarily the first order of business in any trial, but Knox's attorneys told the judge he was not ready to begin because of his mental state. A neurologist testified that Dr. Knox hasn't been able to keep food down or sleep for more than a month.
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((I THINK THERE'S SIGNIFICANT QUESTION AS TO HIS ABILITY TO FULLY PARTICIPATE IN AN ACTIVE MANNER TO HIS BEST ABILITY IN HIS DEFENSE, YES.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Tim Hormel/Neurologist]
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[OUT Q=in his defense, yes.]
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Doctor Hormel said Knox needs further psychiatric evaluation and treatment. But Judge Sam Wilson disagreed. He continued whittling down a jury pool of 200 people to begin the trial, which is expected to last six weeks.
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Vice-President Cheney's Roanoke Valley visit was a brief one, but for fund-raising purposes, it was very productive.
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The vice- president arrived in Roanoke yesterday to take part in a private fundraiser in Roanoke County. About 200 people attended the event at the home of businessman Kent Greenawalt-- Each paid a thousand dollars to meet Cheney. He told the guests the campaign ahead will be a tough one. Congressman Virgil Goode says the vice president also touched on Presiden Bush's recent speech to the nation.
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((I GUESS MY VIEW OF WHAT HE SAID WAS THE TERRORISM ATTACKS OF TWO YEARS AGO HAVE CHANGED AND SHAPED THE BUSH/CHENEY ADMINISTRATION PERHAPS MORE THAN ANY OTHER EVENT AND THAT THE EVENT WILL LIKELY ALSO HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON FUTURE PRESIDENT FOR HTE NEAR FUTURE.))
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[OUT Q=the near future. ]
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The Vice-President stayed for a little less than an hour-and- a- half before leaving for the airport.
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Hopes for a new power plant in Henry County, and its anticipated economic benefits, have run out of gas. Cogentrix (Co-gen-trix) notified Henry County officials that it's abandoning plans to build a gas-fired plant in Axton-- citing economic factors. The plant would have created about 40 jobs.

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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones in for Kimberly McBroom. Look for mostly cloudy skies today, and temperatures below normal for this time of year. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your forecast in just a few minutes.

[55-6Radford-Pets]


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The manager and owner of a Radford pet shop both stand convicted on animal neglect charges.
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Classy Critters manager Stephen Sorrow was found guilty yesterday on 13-charges of failure to care for an animal. The owner, Alexander Nelson, was also convicted on five similar charges. Officers searched the store July Eleventh and found dozens of animals covered in their own waste. Sorrow says he cleans the animal cages every week, and was going to clean them when police arrived. He was fined 650-dollars. Nelson 250-dollars. Officers say the shop has since been cleaned.
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The Patrick Henry High School Band has reached a settlement... for a trip it never took.
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The band has settled its lawsuit against Complete Custom Itinerary Service in Richmond.
Last March, the band paid 23-thousand dollars to the travel company for a trip to Orlando, Florida.
The trip was canceled because of the war in Iraq, and the company refused to refund the money.
The terms of the settlement are confidential but the group's attorney, John Edwards, says his clients are pleased.


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[55-11I-81]


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Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte is worried that businesses could leave the area and take jobs with them, if current plans for I-81 go through.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Both Fluor Virginia and Star Solutions have submitted new, detailed proposals to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
The proposals include different toll alternatives, but in both cases, Goodlatte says, he believes the fees are too high.
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((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R) SIXTH DISTRICT: AND SOME BUSINESSES IN THE AREA HAVE HUNDREDS OF TRUCKS A DAY, THAT GO INTO THEIR FACILITIES. AT 68 DOLLARS A TRIP, THAT IS FAR TOO EXPENSIVE FOR THEM TO BE WILLING TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT WHAT HAS BEEN A GREAT ECONOMIC VITALITY FOR THIS AREA, THAT IS THE I-81 CORRIDOR.))
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A representative of Fluor Virginia says his team will continue to refine its proposal in an effort to reduce tolls and minimize the impact on local drivers.
Goodlatte says the state should step up to the plate with substantial funding, pursue federal funds, and use modest tolls to fill the gap.
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Good morning, I'm Marya Jones in for Kimberly McBroom...... Cooler temperatures hang around today, but the sunshine may not. Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up right after the news.





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A Giles County pastor accused of molesting a child now faces more charges. Authorities arrested Roger Holcomb of the Pembroke Church of God last week for allegedly molesting a seven-year-old girl.
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Now Holcomb is also accused of abusing four other juveniles ranging in ages from seven to 13. All of the alleged victims attended his church.
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Jury selection enters day two later today, in the racketeering trial of Doctor Cecil Knox.
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That's ordinarily the first order of business in any trial, but Knox's attorneys told the judge yesterdat he was not ready to begin because of his mental state. A neurologist testified that Dr. Knox hasn't been able to keep food down or sleep for more than a month.
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((I THINK THERE'S SIGNIFICANT QUESTION AS TO HIS ABILITY TO FULLY PARTICIPATE IN AN ACTIVE MANNER TO HIS BEST ABILITY IN HIS DEFENSE, YES.))
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[OUT Q=in his defense, yes.]
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Doctor Hormel said Knox needs further psychiatric evaluation and treatment. But Judge Sam Wilson disagreed. He continued whittling down a jury pool of 200 people to begin the trial, which is expected to last six weeks.
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A dental program started in Roanoke will soon have children smiling all over Virginia.
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Smart Smiles was established two years ago at the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Roanoke Valley.
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The program provides free dental care to children of low-income families.
Now Smart Smiles is being rolled out in Boys and Girls Clubs throughout Virginia.
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[IN Q=FIFTY ONE MILLION SCHOOL HOURS]

((DR. GEORGE LEVICKI/DELTA DENTAL PLAN OF VA: FIFTY ONE MILLION SCHOOL HOURS ARE MISSED EVERY YEAR DUE TO DENTAL PROBLEMS. IF YOU JUST EXTRAPOLATE THAT FOR VIRGINIA YOU WOULD HAVE OVER A MILLION HOURS OF SCHOOL MISSED IN VIRGINIA JUST BECAUSE OF TOOTH PROBLEMS. SO IF WE CAN DO SOMETHING TO PUT A DENT IN THAT WE'LL HELP THE EDUCATION PROCESS FOR THESE KIDS WE'LL HELP THEIR SELF ESTEEM, WE'LL HELP THEIR DENTAL HEALTH AND HELP THEIR OVERALL PHYSICAL HEALTH.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. George Levicki/Delta Dental Plan of Virginia]
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[OUT Q=OVERALL PHYSICAL HEALTH.]
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Organizers for Smart Smiles say their goal is to provide dental care to 5-thousand Virginian children by 2005.
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