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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
In the forecast, expect partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and storms.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.

We do have a school announcement for you this morning--
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[TAKE SCHOOL TOUCH]
Giles High School ONLY in Giles County is closed today because of a water main break.
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Two Christiansburg teenagers have been charged in the death of a middle school student.
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17 year old Zachary Linkous is charged with voluntary manslaughter, a class 5 felony that carries one to 10 years in prison. A 14-year old girl, who's name is NOT being released, faces the same charge. Police say the two were involved in a shooting in the garage of a Christiansburg home on Spruce Street. Police say the handgun used in the crime is missing. Investigators are asking people who live along Spruce Street, Reading (reeding) Road, Glen Court, Falling Branch, Scott Street and Starlight Drive to search their yards for the weapon.
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((BARRY O'ROURKE/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT: WE DON'T WANT A CHILD TO FIND THIS FIREARM ON THEIR PROPERTY AND ACCIDENTALLY SHOOT SOMEONE ELSE OR THEMSELVES.))
[SUPER=01-Barry O'Rourke/Christiansburg Police Department;]
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[OUT Q=else or themselves.]
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If you find the hand gun, do NOT touch it. Call police immediately.

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Salem's emergency services will be implementing a service charge beginning this summer.
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Starting in August, Fire/EMS and the Rescue Squad will implement a Revenue Recovery Program that will allow the city to charge for medical assistance. Officials say they've held off on billing insurance companies long enough.
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[IN Q=Being that we're not billing...]
[SUPER=01-Craig Bryant/Salem Fire-EMS;]

((CRAIG BRYANT/SALEM FIRE/EMS: HOW DO WE INCREASE OUR FUNDING, DO WE INCREASE FUNDING FOR FIRE AND EMS? DO WE RAISE TAXES, TRY TO GET MORE DONATIONS, YEAH THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF OPTIONS BUT THE REVENUE RECOVERY PREOGRAM DOES ALLOW US TO SEEK MONEY THAT IS OUT THERE FOR US..))
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[OUT Q=leaving on the table is tremendous.]
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Patients will be asked to sign a permit allowing the city to bill for services. If they cannot pay, the city will bill their insurance. Officials stress that NO patient will be denied emergency assistance regardless of their ability to pay.
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Captain Bryant says a similar revenue recovery plan is being used by Roanoke and Roanoke County.










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Some may be surprised later today when soldiers flood the streets of downtown Lynchburg. But don't worry, its just a training exercise.
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More than 80 members of Company "C" of the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion will spend 24 hours training along the riverfront.
The unit will be heading to Iraq later this year, and commanders wanted them to get some experience in an urban setting similar to what they'll encounter overseas.
City leaders want to get the word out to avoid any panicked phone calls from concerned residents.
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[55-WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
In the forecast, a combination of clouds and sun today, with a good chance of showers.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete outlook, straight ahead.

We do have a school announcement for you this morning--
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[TAKE SCHOOL TOUCH]
Giles High School ONLY in Giles County is closed today because of a water main break.
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Danville police are asking for help in identifying a thief caught on a surveillance tape.
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[TAKE SUSPECT FS] Officers say this man stole an 83-year-old woman's A-T-M card, and then used it to withdraw money from her bank account. The suspect is seen here using an A-T-M machine at the Bank of America on West Main Street. Investigators aren't sure how the man got the card, but they believe it was stolen from the mail. [TAKE CRIMESTOPPERS FS] Anyone with information is asked to call Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000.
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The two newest Roanoke school board members were sworn in yesterday, both excited about the future.
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Alvin Nash and Courtney Penn were sworn in as family and friends looked on. Both members will serve a three year term and say they're ready for the road ahead.
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((COURTNEY PENN/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER:I'M EXCITED ABOUT THE NEXT THREE YEARS AHEAD. I'M EXCITED ABOUT THE CHALLENGES THAT I'M SURE THAT IT WILL PRESENT, AND I'M READY TO GO.))
[SUPER=01-Courtney Penn/Roanoke School Board]
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[OUT Q=and I'm ready to go.]
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Alvin Nash says the board's prepared to deal with some serious issues.
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((ALVIN NASH/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER:I THINK WE'VE GOT A GREAT SCHOOL BOARD AND WE'VE GOT A GREAT INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT, SO ALL THE FOUNDATIONS ARE THERE FOR US TO REALLY BUILD A SOLID SCHOOL FOUNDATION.))
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[OUT Q=a solid school foundation.]
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Both say they're looking forward to finding a new permanent superintendent.
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One show at a legendary local theater is taking its final bow.
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Theater at Lime Kiln near Lexington is retiring "Stonewall Country" after this year's three and a half week run. Yesterday, crew members attended to the final details for last night's opening show. The theater's artistic director says the show has run its course after 20 years, and the message of the musical was in danger of being lost.
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((JOHN HEALEY/LIME KILN ARTISTIC DIRECTOR; I THOUGHT THE MEANING OF THE SHOW WAS BEGINNING TO GET LOST A LITTLE BIT. OBVIOUSLY 20 YEARS FOR A SHOW, POLITICS CHANGE, THE THINGS THAT WERE IMPORTANT BACK IN '85 ARE NOT SO IMPORTANT, DIFFERENT VALUES HAVE BEEN PLACED ON THE PIECE. I JUST THOUGHT IT WAS TIME.))
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[OUT Q=I just thought it was time.]
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Stonewall Country will conclude July 3rd, with a gala featuring some members of the original cast and the writers. There's no word on what will go on in Stonewall's place next summer, but it's expected to be another original musical with roots in the Appalachians.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... In the forecast--
We'll keep the possibility of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through the end of the week, with tempeatures warming well into the 80s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the extended forecast, coming up.

We do have a school announcement for you this morning--
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[TAKE SCHOOL TOUCH]
Giles High School ONLY in Giles County is closed today because of a water main break.
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Two teenagers have been charged in the shooting death of a Christiansburg middle school student.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Tuesday Night;]

17 year old Zachary Linkous is charged with voluntary manslaughter, a class 5 felony that carries one to 10 years in prison. A 14-year old girl, who's name is NOT being released, faces the same charge. Police say the two were involved in a shooting in the garage of a Christiansburg home on Spruce Street. Police say the handgun used in the crime is missing. Investigators are asking people who live along Spruce Street, Reading (reeding) Road, Glen Court, Falling Branch, Scott Street and Starlight Drive to search their yards for the weapon.
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((BARRY O'ROURKE/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT: WE DON'T WANT A CHILD TO FIND THIS FIREARM ON THEIR PROPERTY AND ACCIDENTALLY SHOOT SOMEONE ELSE OR THEMSELVES.))
[SUPER=01-Barry O'Rourke/Christiansburg Police Department;]
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[OUT Q=else or themselves.]
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If you find the hand gun, do NOT touch it. Call police immediately.
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Lynchburg police are finding many obstacles in their investigation of the city's first murder this year.
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39-year-old Daniel Keith Jackson was found in his home at 10-13 Pierce Street early yesterday morning with injuries to his head and upper body.
He later died at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Authorities say they're having a tough time tracking down leads in the case.
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((TOM LAWTON/LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT: FOR A LOT OF REASONS OR ANOTHER, PEOPLE JUST DON'T WANT TO GET INVOLVED, OR MAYBE THEY'RE AFRAID TO GET INVOLVED DUE TO SOME REPERCUSSIONS. A LOT OF PEOPLE SOMETIMES JUST DON'T WANT TO GIVE US INFORMATION AND THIS IS A CASE WE COULD REALLY USE SOME INFORMATION ON.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Lawton/Lynchburg Police Department]
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[OUT Q=use some information on.]
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Lawton says it appears Jackson was beaten to death.
An autopsy will be performed in Roanoke.
Anyone with information should call the Lynchburg police.
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Danville police are asking for help in identifying a crook caught on camera.
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[TAKE SUSPECT FS] Officers say this man stole an 83-year-old woman's A-T-M card, and then used it to withdraw money from her bank account. The suspect is seen here using an A-T-M machine at the Bank of America on West Main Street. Investigators aren't sure how the man got the card, but they believe it was stolen from the mail. [TAKE CRIMESTOPPERS FS] Anyone with information is asked to call Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000. (------------)