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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We have a good chance of more showers and storms today with highs in the upper 70s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast details, coming up.




[7-11Goins]


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A Blue Ridge man accused of killing his cousin may get over 40 years in prison for the crime.
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[SUPER=03-Fincastle]

Yesterday, 48-year-old Milon (my-lan) Rube Goins pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of second degree murder in the August 2003 death of David Bowman. The men were cousins and witnesses say in the moments leading up to the shooting everyone was joking around.
The family has been torn apart by the murder.
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[SOT@9:23:50:02]
[IN Q=I'm just very...]

((BARBARA FALLIN, GOINS' SISTER: I'M JUST VERY MUCH SORRY THIS IS ALL HAPPENING. WE ALL ARE. AND I KNOW MY BROTHER IS VERY MUCH SORRY FOR WHAT HAPPENED.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Fallin/Goins' Sister]
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[OUT Q=... for what happened.]
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The Judge will sentence Goins on August 24th, nearly a year after the murder.
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[7-11B'burg-Sewer]


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Blacksburg's mayor is keeping the sewer project from becoming all washed up by doing another study on it.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Mayor Roger Hedgepeth says another engineering study needs to be done. The council just canceled a project that would have brought a 12 mile line to Toms Creek after candidates against the project were voted into office in the May election.
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[SOT: 57:58:00 ]
[IN Q=This does not]

((ROGER HEDGEPETH:THIS DOES NOT NEGATE THE FACT THAT THE GRAVITY SEWER IS STILL NEEDED, VERY MUCH NEEDED AND HOPEFULLY WE CAN DO ANOTHER STUDY BY A REPUTABLE OUTSIDE ENGINEERING FIRM WITH A NATIONAL REPUTATION.))
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[OUT Q=national reputation.]
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Hedgepeth wants the firm to study the entire drainage area, including Montgomery County. He says it should help decide once and for all where to put a sewer line and what type of system should be used.
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[7-11F15-Crash]


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Some believe divine intervention played a hand in saving one home from an F-15 crash.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

That's according to the owners of the Callaway property where the Air Force plane smashed into the ground. Robert and Julie Paulitzky were home at the time.
[SUPER=04-May 6;]

The 2-man crew was on a low altitude mission when both ejected and left the jet to fall where it may. Even investigators were amazed everyone escaped injury.
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[IN Q=The police officer said the pilot said...]

((ROBERT PAULITZKY/HOMEOWNER: THE POLICE OFFICER SAID THE PILOT SAID, "THOSE ARE CHRISTIANS, AREN'T THEY?" THE AIR FORCE ALSO SAID, YOU KNOW, IT WAS A MIRACLE.))
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[OUT Q=IT WAS A MIRACLE.]
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Air Force investigators have left the property. The Paulitzkys say the EPA will be out next to check the ground for contamination.
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[55-WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Once again, you might need that umbrella, as rain and storms linger in the forecast.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your seven day outlook, right after the news.

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A murder that errupted between relatives may result in the victim's cousin getting jail time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle]

Yesterday, 48-year-old Milon (my-lan) Rube Goins pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of second degree murder in the August 2003 death of David Bowman. The men were cousins and witnesses say in the moments leading up to the shooting everyone was joking around.
The family has been torn apart by the murder.
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[SOT@9:23:50:02]
[IN Q=I'm just very...]

((BARBARA FALLIN, GOINS' SISTER: I'M JUST VERY MUCH SORRY THIS IS ALL HAPPENING. WE ALL ARE. AND I KNOW MY BROTHER IS VERY MUCH SORRY FOR WHAT HAPPENED.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Fallin/Goins' Sister]
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[OUT Q=... for what happened.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Judge will sentence Goins on August 24th, nearly a year after the murder.
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[55-VOBGas-Prices]


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The average price of gas in the state is now a dollar 89 per gallon. This comes as Triple A says the cost of gas may go even higher around the upcoming holiday weekend.
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The cost is forcing motorists like Lara Bingeman to scale down.
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[IN Q=We're actually]

((WE'RE ACTUALLY GOING FROM AN EXPEDITION TO AN EXPLORER -- SOMETHING THAT'LL GET A LITTLE MORE MILEAGE AND SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO DO BETTER THAN THE GAS PRICES THAN WHAT THEY ARE NOW))
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[OUT Q=than what they are now.]
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[SUPER=03-Salem]

And she doesn't appear to be alone. James Graham of Duncan Mitsubishi in Salem says sales for his SMALLER S-U-Vs have actually gone up.
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[IN Q=We've had a very]

((WE'VE HAD A VERY GOOD MONTH SO FAR, AND WE ATTRIBUTE THAT TO OUR SMALLER SUV SALES, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE AMERICA'S NOT GONE GIVE UP ON THEIR SUV'S RIGHT NOW, REGARDLESS WHAT GAS PRICES ARE NOW))
[SUPER=01-James Graham/Duncan Finance Director;]
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[OUT Q=what gas prices are now.]
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At the same time, many car dealers fear that as gas prices continue to soar, that sales for even the SMALLER S-U-Vs could eventually take a hit.
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At the age of 75, Aubrey Overstreet passed away, leaving behind a legacy of railroad photography.
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The N & W photographers rarely received individual credit, but like O. Winston Link, they documented the railroad and the region.
In 2001, Overstreet told us about one assignment, inside a new locomotive.
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[IN Q=I was so small]

((AUBREY OVERSTREET/RETIRED NS PHOTOGRAPHER: I WAS SO SMALL, I COULD GO IN THE FIREBOX, NATURALLY WITH NO FIRE, AND GO OVER THIS BIG HUMP AND ONCE YOU GET IN THERE IT HAS A ROOM AS BIG AS THIS. I COULD STAND UP. I HAD LIGHTS IN THERE. I'D TAKE MY LIGHTS AND CAMERA AND EVEN SET IT ON A TRIPOD, AND TAKE VARIOUS PICTURES INSIDE THE BOILER. MR. FRANCIS ALWAYS GOT A BIG KICK OUT OF IT. IF HE WANTED ME TO GO IN THERE TOMORROW, I'D SEE HIM TODAY AND HE SAID WEAR SOME NICE CLEAN CLOTHES TOMORROW BECAUSE YOU'RE GOING IN THE BOILER.))
[SUPER=10-Aubrey Overstreet/Former Norfolk Southern Photographer/December 2001;]
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[OUT Q=because you're going in the boiler.]
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A funeral service for Aubrey Overstreet is scheduled later this morning at First Baptist Church.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Highs will be a little cooler this afternoon, but otherwise the forecast stays the same.
Look for scattered showers and storms.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner explains, coming up in just a few minutes.





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Plans for a new sewer system may be done for now, but Blacksburg's mayor wants to keep the project flowing.
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Mayor Roger Hedgepeth says another engineering study needs to be done. The council just canceled a project that would have brought a 12 mile line to Toms Creek after candidates against the project were voted into office in the May election.
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[SOT: 57:58:00 ]
[IN Q=This does not]

((ROGER HEDGEPETH:THIS DOES NOT NEGATE THE FACT THAT THE GRAVITY SEWER IS STILL NEEDED, VERY MUCH NEEDED AND HOPEFULLY WE CAN DO ANOTHER STUDY BY A REPUTABLE OUTSIDE ENGINEERING FIRM WITH A NATIONAL REPUTATION.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Hedgepeth/Blacksburg Mayor;]
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[OUT Q=national reputation.]
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Hedgepeth wants the firm to study the entire drainage area, including Montgomery County. He says it should help decide once and for all where to put a sewer line and what type of system should be used.
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[8-11Monty-Budget]


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Montgomery County teachers can expect to receive a larger pay increase, courtesy of the state budget.
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Now that the state budget numbers are in, the county has learned it is getting two-point-six million dollars more than expected for its schools.
Local leaders say extra funds will help the board fund a 7 percent increase in salaries.
That compares to raises of about 2 percent over the last two years.
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[8-11Trollinger]


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Martinsville is losing its superintendent to another state.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape;]


Ira Trollinger announced yesterday he will resign effective July first.
He's leaving to take a similar job in McDowell County North Carolina.
Trollinger has been Martinsville's school superintendent for eight years.
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The school board will soon begin the task of finding a replacement.

[55-6-Moore]


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The race bug just snagged another candidate for Radford Commonwealth's Attorney's office.
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[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Yesterday morning, local lawyer Patrick Moore threw his hat in the ring. Moore is a native of Southwest Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Tech. He's practiced different types of law in the area for many years and says educating the public on how to protect itself is going to be a top priority.
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[IN Q=I think I'd be]

((PATRICK MOORE/(R) RADFORD COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY CANDIDATE.: I THINK I'D BE THE KIND OF PERSON, THAT IF I WERE IN TROUBLE, I'D WANT SITTING ACROSS FROM ME. WHO'S GONNA LISTEN TO BOTH SIDES. I KNOW ITS NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE. AND THAT DOESN'T MEAN I'M NOT GOING TO BE TOUGH. BUT I'M GOING TO BE FAIR.))
[SUPER=01-Patrick Moore/(R) Radford Comm. Attorney Candidate]
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[OUT Q=to be fair.]
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Moore is seeking the Republican nomination. He's running against acting Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Rehak. Rehak took over the job three weeks ago once longtime prosecutor Randall Duncan became a judge.
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