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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Stormy weather is a possibility again today with highs in the lower 80s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the weekend outlook, coming up.





[7-11Glenvar-Graduation]


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The threat of rain has led one high school to change its graduation plans today.
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[Take Graduation Board Full]
Glenvar High School is moving its graduation ceremony to the Salem Civic Center.
It is scheduled to begin at five p-m.
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[7-11L'burg-Murder]


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One person has talked to Lynchburg police about what happened inside the home where a man was beaten to death Wednesday morning.
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[VO-NAT]

Authorities say 22-year old Talea DeShae Anderson came in last night. But they still want to talk to 23-year old Mario Antwane Scott and 22-year old Carlton Hunter.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Wednesday;]

Police say they were attending a party at the home on Pierce Street where 39-year old Daniel Keith Jackson was found with injuries to his head and upper body. He later died at Lynchburg General.
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[7-11Water-Authority]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Water rates for Roanoke City and County residents will be rising soon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Western Virginia Water Authority will officially launch July first.
Last night, the authority held a public hearing on its proposed budget and initial rate structure.
Although water bills will remain the same until December, city residents will eventually pay more for water while county residents will pay less.
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[SOT 15:27:36]
[IN Q=Certainly no one wants]

((MIKE ALTIZER/WATHER AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN: CERTAINLY NO ONE WANTS THEIR RATES TO GO UP BUT WITH THE FOLKS I'VE TALKED TO THE PRIMARY CONCERNS OF THE PEOPLE IN ROANOKE CITY AND ROANOKE COUNTY IS TWO MAIN THINGS. NUMBER ONE THEY WANT TO MAKE WHEN THEY TURN TAP OPEN WATER COMES AND THEY MAKE SURE THAT WATER IS GOOD AND GOOD QUALITY.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Altizer/Water Authority Chairman]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=and good quality]
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[VO-NAT]


Rates are scheduled to be equalized in 2010.
One of the concerns brought up last night is the fact that city residents who now get a water bill every three months will eventually have to pay one every month.
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[7-11Henry-Schools]


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After two years of study, school board members for Henry County and Martinsville are considering merging the two districts.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

Yesterday, a committee comprised of school board members and superintendents from both system presented its recommendation to city council and the county board of supervisors.
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

Members say joining forces could save the localities millions of dollars a year.
(///// SOT at :15 /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The main benefit is we...]

((BARRY GREENE/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: THE MAIN BENEFIT IS WE FELL LIKE WE CAN PROVIDE BETTER QUALITY AT LESS COST. THERE'S COST ADVANTAGES AND THERE'S QUALITY ADVANTAGES.))
[SUPER=01-Barry Greene/Committee Chairman;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=cost advantages and there's quality advantages.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The school boards have until August to vote to agree *in principle* to a merger. They will then have another four years to work out the details and make the transition. The committee based its findings on a plan that would close three schools and eliminate seven administrative positions. In January, Henry County approved a plan to close *five* schools and consolidate several others.

[55-WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Keep the umbrella handy, especially this afternoon with showers and storms likely.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your Friday forecast details, and look ahead to the weekend.

[55-11Glenvar-Graduation]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The threat of rain has led one high school to change its graduation plans today.
(XXXXXXX)

[Take Graduation Board Full]
Glenvar High School is moving its graduation ceremony to the Salem Civic Center.
It is scheduled to begin at five p-m.
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[55-11Dimon]


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A Danville company is blaming a change economic conditions in the tobacco industry for its production shut down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/1999]

Dimon says it expects to end production at its Danville facility next March. The company does not indicate how many workers will lose their jobs as a result. The move is part of a larger corporate restructuring plan in response to changing economic conditions on the five continents in which Dimon does business. The production shutdown does not affect the company's administrative operations in Danville.
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[55-11Marine-Training]


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Dozens of U-S Marines took part in a training exercise in downtown Lynchburg yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The 4th Combat Engineer Battalion's "C" Company found out it'll be activated for duty in the Iraqi war zone.
Until now, most training has been in the woods.. but they got some experience yesterday in a more urban setting.
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[SOT 10:28:09]
[IN Q=They'll be looking]

((ED STRAUB/'C' COMPANY COMMANDER: THEY'LL BE LOOKING FOR SUSPICIOUS ITEMS ALONG THE SIDE OF THE ROAD WHERE AN ENEMY MAY HAVE HIDDEN AN EXPLOSIVE DEVICE, BAGS OF TRASH, THINGS THAT WEREN'T THERE ON AN EARLIER PATROL, MOVED DUMPSTERS OR GARBAGE CANS AS WELL AS HIGH WINDOWS OR ROOFTOPS WHERE AN ENEMY SNIPER MAY HAVE BEEN HIDDEN.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Straub/"C" Company Commander]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=may have been hidden.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Marines' training also consisted of conducting vehicle checkpoints and dealing with roadside explosive devices.
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[55-11Clearbrook-Light]


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Route 220 in the Clearbrook area has a new traffic light...after a fifth grader took it on as a highway-safety project.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Annabelle Layman is the student- body president at Clearbrook Elementary. When she realized the need for a traffic light in front of her school she went straight to the Board of Supervisors.
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[SOT 16:24]
[IN Q=It's about the safety]

((ANNABELLE LAYMAN: IT'S ABOUT THE SAFETY OF THE KIDS AND THE TRAFFIC GUARD AND EVERYBODY WHO LIVES NEAR THIS INTERSECTION AND SINCE I LIVE ON THIS ROAD I THOUGHT THAT IT WOULD BE REALLY GOOD TO HAVE THIS TRAFFIC LIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Annabelle Layman/Clearbrook Elementary School Student;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=this traffic light]
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[VO-NAT]

The new light at the intersection of Route 220 and Indian Grave Road was activated yesterday afternoon. It's designed to help both the school and ambulance traffic from the Clearbrook Rescue Squad. The 1- point 7- million- dollar project was paid for by Roanoke County, V-Dot and private donations.
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[55-CBS-Funeral]


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CBS News will broadcast President Reagan's funeral service today from 10 until 2.
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[TAKE 7TOO FS]
News 7 at Noon will air on our digital channel 7-two.
Cox digital cable customers can see it on channel 107.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We'll keep the chance of showers in the forecast as we head into the weekend.
Highs in the lower 80s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day forecast, up next.





[8-11Glenvar-Graduation]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=none]
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The threat of rain has led one high school to change its graduation plans today.
(XXXXXXX)

[Take Graduation Board Full]
Glenvar High School is moving its graduation ceremony to the Salem Civic Center.
It is scheduled to begin at five p-m.
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[8-11L'burg-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=rle]
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[ENG#=1]



Lynchburg police have spoken to one person they believed was inside the home where a man was beaten to death Wednesday morning.
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[VO-NAT]

Authorities say 22-year old Talea DeShae Anderson came in last night. But they still want to talk to 23-year old Mario Antwane Scott and 22-year old Carlton Hunter.
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Wednesday;]

Police say they were attending a party at the home on Pierce Street where 39-year old Daniel Keith Jackson was found with injuries to his head and upper body. He later died at Lynchburg General.
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[8-11Wythe-Murder]


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Another person has been arrested in the murder of a Wythe County woman.
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[VO-NAT]

The victim, 42-year old Vaughne Thomas was stabbed to death in her Max Meadows home.
[SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Week;]

Thomas's body was found nearly two weeks ago, buried in her backyard. Her 14-year old daughter Nakisha Waddell and friend, 15 year old Anastasia Belcher are charged in the murder.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Now police have charged 21 year old Andrew Long of Wythe County Investigators do NOT believe Long took part in the actual murder. He's charged as an accessory after the fact, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

[8-11Water-Authority]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[ENG#=3]


Water rates for Roanoke City and County residents will be rising soon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Western Virginia Water Authority will officially launch July first.
Last night, the authority held a public hearing on its proposed budget and initial rate structure.
Although water bills will remain the same until December, city residents will eventually pay more for water while county residents will pay less.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:27:36]
[IN Q=Certainly no one wants]

((MIKE ALTIZER/WATHER AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN: CERTAINLY NO ONE WANTS THEIR RATES TO GO UP BUT WITH THE FOLKS I'VE TALKED TO THE PRIMARY CONCERNS OF THE PEOPLE IN ROANOKE CITY AND ROANOKE COUNTY IS TWO MAIN THINGS. NUMBER ONE THEY WANT TO MAKE WHEN THEY TURN TAP OPEN WATER COMES AND THEY MAKE SURE THAT WATER IS GOOD AND GOOD QUALITY.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Altizer/Water Authority Chairman]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=and good quality]
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[VO-NAT]


Rates are scheduled to be equalized in 2010.
One of the concerns brought up last night is the fact that city residents who now get a water bill every three months will eventually have to pay one every month.
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[8-CBS-Funeral]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]



CBS News will broadcast President Reagan's funeral service today from 10 until 2.
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE 7TOO FS]
News 7 at Noon will air on our digital channel 7-two.
Cox digital cable customers can see it on channel 107.
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