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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
A frosty morning will give way to sunshine and highs around 60.
Brent Watts has your Friday forecast.




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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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16 year old Jenni Northrup divulged some of the details about her disapperance.
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The North Carolina girl was back in Roanoke yesterday- -re-visting the spot where she says two men abducted her last week. She turned up late Wednesday in the Central Virginia town of Crewe when a woman she'd been staying with took her to the local police station.
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((JENNI NORTHRUP:THE WOMAN I WAS STAYING WITH DURING THE DAY, SHE LIVED OVER ON CAROLINA ABOUT A BLOCK AWAY. I STAYED WITH HER DAUGHTER AT NIGHT.))
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Jenni had been using a false name, and she lied about her age.
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((YOU MANAGED TO PASS YOURSELF OFF AS AN 18 YEAR OLD? YEAH.))
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Roanoke Police have taken a statement from Jenni and say they're investigating the circumstances of her disappearance.
There have been no arrests.
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[7-6-Bowman-Methadone]


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One of the candidates in the General Assembly race is weighing in on the controversial plans for a methadone clinic in Roanoke County.
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Gary Bowman is running as an Independent in the 17th House district.
He lives near the clinic site, and says he supports a Republican proposal that would restrict drug treatment programs near schools.
But he says state and local governments must also tighten existing laws.
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((GARY BOWMAN/HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: BUT I THINK THE THING WE NEED TO LOOK AT IS RATIONALIZING OUR PLANNING AND ZONING SO THAT YOU DON'T HAVE A SITUATION WHERE THERE IS A LOOPHOLE.))
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Meanwhile, the group that opposes Roanoke city's plans for a new stadium and amphitheater is weighing in on the house race.
Yesterday, the group Citizens for a Sensible Stadium Decision endorsed Republican William Fralin, over Bowman and Democratic city council member Linda Wyatt.

[7-11Pillowtex]


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What's left of the bankrupt towel-maker company in Fieldale will be liquidated. Pillowtex announced last night that joint venture GGST submitted the highest bid for the company's assets. The 128-million dollar sale must be approved by a bankruptcy judge.
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[SUPER=03-Fieldale/July 30;]


The company closed its doors on July 30.
It laid-off some 75-hundred employees, including about a thousand at the Fieldale plant.
It was hoped that another company might buy and reopen the Fieldale plant, where Pillowtex made its highest-quality towels.
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[7-3-Disaster-Declation]


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It was the drought last year, this year was the total opposite.
Too much rain has spelled disaster for farmers.
The federal government has declared an agricultural disaster in Carroll, Floyd, Henry and Patrick Counties.
Farmers there may be eligible for federal loans to cover substantial damage to their crops.

[55-WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We're starting the day with temperatures in the 20s and 30s....but we'll be warming up into the low 60s by this afternoon.
Brent Watts has a look ahead at the weekend forecast, coming up.

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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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After being missing for 10 days, 16 year old Jenni Northrup is back home safe and sound.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The North Carolina girl was back in Roanoke yesterday -re-visting the spot where she says two men abducted her last week. She turned up late Wednesday in the Central Virginia town of Crewe when a woman she'd been staying with took her to the local police station.
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[SOT 28:30]
[IN Q=The woman I]

((JENNI NORTHRUP: THE WOMAN I WAS STAYING WITH DURING THE DAY, SHE LIVED OVER ON CAROLINA ABOUT A BLOCK AWAY. I STAYED WITH HER DAUGHTER AT NIGHT.))
[SUPER=07-Jenni Northrup]
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Jenni had been using a false name, and she lied about her age.
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[SOT 31:40]
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((YOU MANAGED TO PASS YOURSELF OFF AS AN 18 YEAR OLD? YEAH.))
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Roanoke Police have taken a statement from Jenni and say they're investigating the circumstances of her disappearance.
There have been no arrests.
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Documents unsealed yesterday in federal court shows why a Salem company was raided by the EPA.
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Affidavits allege KIK Virginia violated the Clean Water Act.
Earlier this month, investigators discovered the facility was discharging high levels of chlorine into both Salem's sewer system and the storm water collection system that leads to the Roanoke River.
The Environmental Protection Agency believes that contamination killed a number of fish in the river in late August.

If it is determined officials with KIK Virginia knew about the discharge, they could face up to three years in prison and a maximum fine of 50-thousand dollars for each day of the violation.
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No one from the company returned our phone calls.

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The co-host of the controvserial "Sex Talk Live" is now out of a job.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Tuesday;]


The show's producer and co-host Jarett Henshaw was fired yesterday afternoon after falsely identifying himself to get an interview with Delegate Bob Marshall.
Marshall is a critic of the student-run program.
The Republican lawmaker recently called for its cancellation after learning that sex toys were handed out to students during a taping.
Marshall says he still wants the university to establish stricter programming standards.
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The Ten Commandments is making its way to Lynchburg today.
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They're aboard a caravan traveling from Montgomery Alabama to the nation's capitol. This follows a federal court decision removing a Ten Commandments monument from Alabama Judicial rotunda. Monument supporters say the commandments belong in such public buildings, and they are holding rallies along the way.

They are scheduled to attend a prayer service later this morning at Liberty University in Lynchburg.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
You'll definitely want to warm up your car before leaving this morning, with temperatures only around 30.
Brent Watts has your Friday outlook, after the news.





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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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It's still a bit of a mystery, but 16- year- old Jenni Northrup is providing some clues about her disappearance.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The North Carolina girl was back in Roanoke yesterday- -re-visting the spot where she says two men abducted her last week. She turned up late Wednesday in the Central Virginia town of Crewe when a woman she'd been staying with took her to the local police station.
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[SOT 28:30]
[IN Q=The woman I]

((THE WOMAN I WAS STAYING WITH DURING THE DAY, SHE LIVED OVER ON CAROLINA ABOUT A BLOCK AWAY. I STAYED WITH HER DAUGHTER AT NIGHT.))
[SUPER=07-Jenni Northrup]
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[OUT Q=daughter at night.]
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[VO-NAT]

Jenni had been using a false name, and she lied about her age.
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[SOT 31:40]
[IN Q=You managed to]

((YOU MANAGED TO PASS YOURSELF OFF AS AN 18 YEAR OLD? YEAH.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=year old? Yeah.]
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke Police have taken a statement from Jenni and say they're investigating the circumstances of her disappearance.
There have been no arrests.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC14:27]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


Controversial plans for a methadone clinic in Roanoke County are getting one candidate's attention in the local General Assembly race.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Gary Bowman is running as an Independent in the 17th House district.
He lives near the clinic site, and says he supports a Republican proposal that would restrict drug treatment programs near schools.
But he says state and local governments must also tighten existing laws.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=But i think]

((GARY BOWMAN: BUT I THINK THE THING WE NEED TO LOOK AT IS RATIONALIZING OUR PLANNING AND ZONING SO THAT YOU DON'T HAVE A SITUATION WHERE THERE IS A LOOPHOLE.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Bowman/(I) House of Delegates Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=there is a loophole.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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In the meantime, the group that opposes Roanoke city's plans for a new stadium and amphitheater is weighing in on the house race.
Yesterday, the group Citizens for a Sensible Stadium Decision endorsed Republican William Fralin, over Bowman and Democratic city council member Linda Wyatt.

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A jury found a Pulaski County man guilty of murding his wife and use of a firearm.
36 year Jerry Killen was convicted yesterday of murdering his wife.
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[SUPER=03-Pulaski/August 28, 2002;]


Police found Amanda Killen's body in front of the couple's home last August. She was 24 years old.
Killen first told police it was a drive by shooting, but later confessed.
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[8-2-11Isabel-Electricity]


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Two weeks have passed since Hurricane Isabel stormed her way through Virginia.
But Dominion Power hopes to have power restored to all Virginians by later today.
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[SUPER=03-Charles City Co./September 26]


Fewer than 18-hundred customers are still without electricity.
That's down from nearly two million at the height of Hurricane Isabel.
Dominion has sent home about three-thousand out of state utility workers. (------------)