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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Cloudy with more showers likely today and highs in the upper 40s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast coming up.





[7-11Roanoke-Stabbing]


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Police say an argument led to a stabbing in Roanoke. The victim is hospitalized, and his alleged attacker is under arrest. Police have charged Darryl Beale with yesterday's stabbing in the 43-hundred block of Old Spanish Trail.
23 year old Ronnie Tannell Junior is undergoing treatment at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.



[7-11StarTek]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A company is moving to the Hill City and bringing hundreds of new jobs with it. StarTek Outsourcing Solutions will spend five-and-a-half million dollars to get going.
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StarTek has purchased the old Heilig-Meyers furniture store in the Plaza Shopping Center.
The building will be turned into StarTek's latest "customer service call center," one of nineteen in North America.
They expect to hire more than 540 people within the next year.
City leaders hope the business will help create more opportunities in the Plaza, which has seen several of its major stores close their doors.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]


If you're interested in applying to StarTek, you can file your resume on line. There's a link on our home page at W-D-J-B--7-dot.com.
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[7-11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Meanwhile, one of the largest company's in Southside says the doors are still open even though they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Dan River Fabrics is Danville's largest employer.
A spokeswoman says the plant will not shut down, and all 3-thousand employees there will still have jobs, get paid and receive their benefits.
While employees of the plant are taking a wait and see approach, some are still worried.
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((CALVIN FITZGERALD, DAN RIVER EMPLOYEE: IT'S A MAJOR IMPORTANT FACTOR TO THE CITY OF DANVILLE, AS MANY EMPLOYEES THAT THE COMPANY EMPLOYEES, ESPECIALLY WITH THE CRUNCH RIGHT NOW, DANVILLE WILL REALLY BE HURTING.))
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[OUT Q= .. REALLY BE HURTING.]
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A spokeswoman for Dan River says the Chapter 11 status will help the company reorganize its debts, and in the long run, it will help the business.
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[7-11Triplets]


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It's rare to have identical twins, but its even more rare to have identical TRIPLETS.
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That was the case for Michael and April Moore, who became the parents of three identical bundles of joy Tuesday morning at Roanoke Community Hospital. Babies Anderson, Bay and Campbell weighed-in at a a little more than three pounds each, without the help of fertility drugs. The Moore's already have a 2-year-old, and they say the odds of have any more children are very, very slim.
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[55-WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Another gray and chilly one on the way, with highs in the 40s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the Thursday outlook, right after the news.

[55-County-AX]


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A multi-vehicle accident in Roanoke County is creating some traffic problems. Police say that one northbound lane of Franklin Road is blocked in the area of Red Hill Baptist Church. There's no word on when it will re-open.

[55-11Rogers-Search]


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Roanoke City Police went underwater yesterday in search of some evidence in a murder case.
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A dive team searched a small community lake a few hundred yards from the home where 77 year old Teresa Rogers was found dead in early January. A police spokesperson confirmed the search was related to the murder, but would not say what the divers were looking for. Police have said- -by way of court records- -that the victim's son, Christopher, has made "inconsistent statements."
The two lived on the same seven-acre farm in separate homes. NO charges have been filed.
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[55-6-D-Day-Donation]


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A replica of the Overlord arch of the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford may be coming soon to a convenience store near you.
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((NATS OF SAWING))
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Members of the Bonsack Ruritan Club are making banks shaped like the arch to collect donations for the D-Day Memorial Foundation. The Marines came up with the design and then asked the club to make them small enough to distribute throughout the community.
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((LOU RADER/BONSACK RURITAN CLUB: IT'S A LONG, DRAWN-OUT PROCESS. THERE IS SAWING, GLUING AND PAINTING... BEFORE WE ASSEMBLE THEM.))
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The Bonsack Club wants to hear from you, if you're interested in putting an arch in your business. Rader says the banks should start appearing in local stores within the next month.
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[55-6-Triplets]


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'It's a boy' times three for one Dublin couple, who became the parents of a rare set of identical TRIPLETS.
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Anderson, Bay and Campbell Moore were born Tuesday morning, weighing a little more than three pounds each. Their parents, Michael and April say they didn't use any fertility drugs, and in fact the hardest part of the birth may have been just getting to the hospital.
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((MICHAEL AND APRIL MOORE: ONCE WE GOT ON 581 WE PASSED A SHERIFF'S TROOPER AND THEY PULLED UP BESIDE US AND I ROLLED DOWN THE WINDOW AND SAID I GOT TRIPLETS, MY WIFE'S IN LABOR HERE 03 AND WE NEED TO GO AND THEY LOOKED AT EACH OTHER AND WERE LIKE GO, GO!))
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Only one in 8-thousand women give birth to triplets each year, and doctors say the odds are even greater for IDENTICAL triplets. The Moores also have a 2-year-old son, Riley. THEY say the odds of having another child are zero to none.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
The clouds and cool temperatures are hangin' tough again today and looks like we'll have more gray weather for the end of the work week.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your full forecast, coming up.





[8-County-AX]


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A multi-vehicle accident in Roanoke County is creating some traffic problems. Police say that one northbound lane on Franklin Road is blocked in the area of Red Hill Baptist Church. There's no word on when it will re-open.

[8-6-Niblet]


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A grand jury will now hear the case against a Roanoke man accused in the biggest drug bust in Bedford County history.


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23-year-old Jermaine Niblet was arrested in January after police caught him driving on a suspended license.
A search of Niblet's car turned up more than 13 pounds of cocaine, hidden behind a rear tail light in a compartment that was operated by remote control.
Officers also seized about 25-thousand dollars in cash.
Niblet's facing drug distribution and firearms charges.
A grand jury meets in May.
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[8-6-New-bishop]


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Virginia Catholics are saying "Aloha" to their new leader.
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The Reverend Francis DiLorenzo is the current head of the Honolulu diocese.
Yesterday he was appointed bishop of the Richmond Catholic diocese.
The 61-year-old cleric said he plans to work to restore faith in the Catholic Church.
He says the church shouldn't be judged by the actions of a few.
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((REVEREND FRANCIS DILORENZO/APPOINTED BISHOP OF RICHMOND DIOCESE: WE ALL HAVE OUR FAMILY PROBLEMS. I'VE HAD DIOCESES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY HAVE HAD THEIR PROBLEMS. THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD PEOPLE THOUGH THAT REALLY WORK HARD AT THIS.))


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DiLorenzo succeeds Bishop Walter Sullivan who retired after leading the diocese for 29 years.
Sullivan says he is "thrilled" by his replacement.
The new bishop will be installed May 24.
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[8-11Lottery-Winner]


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The winner of the second-largest lottery prize in history will step forward to claim their prize later today.
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He or she is the sole winner of February's 239-million-dollar MegaMillions jackpot. The ticket was sold in Winchester. Yesterday, Lottery officials said someone claimed the jackpot. The ticket was validated and today in Richmond- the mysterious millionaire picks up their prize.
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[8-11RC-President]


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Roanoke College has chosen a new leader.
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[Take O'Hara Pic FS] The board of trustees voted unanimously to name Dr. Sabine (sa-BEAN-a) O'Hara president of the school.
She comes to Roanoke from Concordia College in Minnesota, where she served as the academic vice-president and dea

n.
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O'Hara succeeds David Gring, who will retire in June. Her term will begin in August. O'Hara will be Roanoke College's its FIRST female president.