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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We'll get a break from the wet weather today-- Partly cloudy today with highs around 80.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.






[7-11Wythe-Murder]


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Two teenage girls are in custody and charged with murdering the mother of one of the girls.
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Wythe County investigators say they found the body of 42-year-old Vaughne Roxanne Thomas of Max Meadows this weekend.
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It was buried under a pile of logs behind her home on Rome Road- she was apparently stabbed to death.
The sheriff's department says the victim's husband returned from a weekend trip Sunday night to find the family home ransacked, and his wife and her daughter missing.
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He called for help, and investigators say when they tracked down the daughter, they learned the location of the body.

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A man is dead in a single- vehicle accident in Danville.
State Police say 35 year old Gregory N. Jones was travelling East on Route 58 just outside the city limits about 6:15 yesterday.
Troopers say he was speeding, and swerved into the median to avoid slower traffic when his car overturned.
Jones was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was then hit by a car coming from the other direction.
Troopers say Jones died at the scene.

[7-11D-Day]


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Brief remarks and a simple wreath-laying ceremony is how the The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford honored troops past and present on Memorial Day.
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Among the visitors were Utah veteran Don Snow and his family, who followed the dedication of the National World War II Memorial on Saturday with a trip to Bedford.
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((DON SNOW/VETERAN OF NORMANDY INVASION: IT FEELS LIKE IT'S BEEN A MILLION YEARS, AND JUST YESTERDAY, JUST YESTERDAY.))
((ANNE SNOW: IT REALLY TOUCHES ME TO KNOW THAT THE COUNTRY WILL RECOGNIZE. AND I WAS JUST OVERCOME WITH THE WONDERFUL CEREMONY WE ATTENDED ON SATURDAY. IT WAS WONDERFUL EVERY BIT OF IT. AND TODAY THIS LAYING OF THE WREATH. SO PROUD OF BEDFORD.))
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June 6th is the 60th anniversary of D-Day.
The National D-Day Memorial is planning a special ceremony and other activities next Sunday.
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Many visitors have made pit stops to a local museum since its opening last year.
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The O. Winston Link Museum has now had 10-thousand visitors.
The renovated train station honoring the famed railroad photographer opened last January.
Officials at the museum say they've been pleased with attendance in the first five months, and expect it'll be even better during the summer travel season.
Sales at the museum gift shop have topped 50-thousand dollars so far.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... We'll see some sunshine today, but then the chance of showers returns for tomorrow. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the Tuesday forecast, right after the news.

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A Buena Vista man tried to cash in on "The Passion of the Christ", and is being accused of illegally trying to profit from the movie.
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Police say Dustin Benson stole a copy of the blockbuster film from Valley Cinemas in Buena Vista and tried to sell it on E-Bay.
An official with the Motion Picture Association of America saw the e-bay listing and got the seller's name and location by acting as an interested buyer.
When police confronted Benson, they say he admitted to the scheme and showed them where the film was.
Benson's charged with breaking and entering, computer fraud and grand larceny.
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A service remembering both lost soldiers, and those still in harm's way, was held yesterday in Western Virginia.
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The Roanoke Valley Veterans Council organized a ceremony of remembrance at Greene Memorial United Methodist Church.
There veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and other conflicts came together to honor fallen comrades.
Veterans Council President James Walker spoke of fellow soldiers whose names are now displayed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
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((LTC JAMES WALKER/U. S. ARMY RETIRED; I LISTEN TO THEIR VOICES. MAY THEY TOUCH YOUR HEARTS AS THEY FOREVER SHALL TOUCH MINE.))
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The veterans also offered prayers for the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces now serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford marked the occasion with brief remarks and a simple wreath-laying ceremony.
Among the visitors were Utah veteran Don Snow and his family, who followed the dedication of the National World War II Memorial on Saturday with a trip to Bedford.
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((DON SNOW/VETERAN OF NORMANDY INVASION: IT FEELS LIKE IT'S BEEN A MILLION YEARS, AND JUST YESTERDAY, JUST YESTERDAY.))
((ANNE SNOW: IT REALLY TOUCHES ME TO KNOW THAT THE COUNTRY WILL RECOGNIZE. AND I WAS JUST OVERCOME WITH THE WONDERFUL CEREMONY WE ATTENDED ON SATURDAY. IT WAS WONDERFUL EVERY BIT OF IT. AND TODAY THIS LAYING OF THE WREATH. SO PROUD OF BEDFORD.))
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June 6th is the 60th anniversary of D-Day.
The National D-Day Memorial is planning a special ceremony and other activities next Sunday.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
The wet weather has subsided, and we'll see pleasant conditions this afternoon.
Look for highs around 80.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.





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A car accident in Danville has left one man dead.
State Police say 35 year old Gregory N. Jones was travelling East on Route 58 just outside the city limits about 6:15 yesterday.
Troopers say he was speeding, and swerved into the median to avoid slower traffic, when his car overturned.
Jones was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was then hit by a car coming from the other direction.
Troopers say Jones died at the scene.

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A Buena Vista man is accused of trying to illegally profit from the success of the film, "The Passion of the Christ".
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Police say Dustin Benson stole a copy of the blockbuster film from Valley Cinemas in Buena Vista and tried to sell it on E-Bay.
An official with the Motion Picture Association of America saw the e-bay listing and got the seller's name and location by acting as an interested buyer.
When police confronted Benson, they say he admitted to the scheme and showed them where the film was.
Benson's charged with breaking and entering, computer fraud and grand larceny.
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A somber service for the military was held yesterday in Roanoke. The service paid tribute to both lost soldiers in war and those still in harm's way.
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The Roanoke Valley Veterans Council organized a ceremony of remembrance at Greene Memorial United Methodist Church.
There veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and other conflicts came together to honor fallen comrades.
Veterans Council President James Walker spoke of fellow soldiers whose names are now displayed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
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((LTC JAMES WALKER/U. S. ARMY RETIRED; I LISTEN TO THEIR VOICES. MAY THEY TOUCH YOUR HEARTS AS THEY FOREVER SHALL TOUCH MINE.))
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The veterans also offered prayers for the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces now serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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One local museum is going full steam ahead, one year after its opening.
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The O. Winston Link Museum has now had 10-thousand visitors.
The renovated train station honoring the famed railroad photographer opened last January.
Museum officials say they've been pleased with attendance in the first five months, and they expect it'll be even better during the summer travel season.
Sales at the museum gift shop have topped 50-thousand dollars so far. (------------)