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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Mostly cloudy today with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day outlook, coming up.





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Investigators say they now believe a woman blew herself up earlier this week.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Monday;]


The fatal explosion happened Sunday night at a Franklin County campground.
Shanda Hanger was killed and her ex-husband was injured when her Ford Explorer burst into flames.
Investigators say the interior of the vehicle was saturated with flammable liquid, and they now believe she was responsible for the explosion that took her life.
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[7-11Tornado-Cleanup]


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Danville is still cleaning up from last week's tornado. The city manager gave a progress report at last night's city council meeting.
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The city is still assessing the damage from Thursday's storm but believes it will top one million dollars. Leaders say they should have a definite total by the end of the week. They will then request federal assistance in paying for the clean-up.
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((TODD YEATS/DANVILLE SPOKESMAN: OBVIOUSLY THAT'S ONE OF THE THINGS WE'RE WORKING ON RIGHT NOW IS HOPEFULLY TO RECEIVE SOME FEDERAL CLEAN UPS MONEY AND IF NOT ADJUST ACCORDINGLY SO THAT WE CAN COVER THE CLEANUP.))
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Yeatts says it could be several weeks before the city hears back from the federal government. Meantime, city crews are still working 12-hours a day picking up debris. At one time 10-thousand customers were without power. That number's now fewer than 10.
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[7-VOB-LU-Law]


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The Reverend Jerry Falwell's dream of starting his own law school has now become a reality.
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The outspoken preacher who's enjoyed his own share of legal wranglings over the years now wants Liberty to start producing attorneys who are morally and ethically grounded by their faith and will practice law accordingly.
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((BRUCE GREEN/LIBERTY UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL DEAN: WE THINK THAT WE'LL PRODUCE A LAWYER WHO'S VERY CONFIDENT, IS ASSURED THAT WHEN HE OR SHE GIVES COUNSEL OR DIRECTION OR STEPS INTO THE COURTROOM THAT THEY DO SO WITH A FOUNDATION THAT THEY CAN RELY UPON.))
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Classes will start next week, but it'll be another two years before the law school can apply for accreditation. Falwell says he doesn't expect the American Bar Association to play politics with that process.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR: THE A-B-A, WHILE ADMITTEDLY LIBERAL PHILOSOPHICALLY, WOULD NOT WANT TO APPEAR BIGOTED OR UNFAIR. I REALLY EXPECT FAIR TREATMENT. IF WE DON'T, THAT'S WHAT THE COURTHOUSE IS FOR.))
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The law school and its first 61 students will occupy about 120-thousand square feet in the old Ericsson building Falwell acquired last year.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Seeing patchy dense fog first thing-- otherwise look for mostly cloudy skies today.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your mid- week forecast, in just a few minutes.

[55-11YMCA]


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Workers have less than a month to get Roanoke's new Y-M-C-A in order.
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Construction continues on the new facility at the corner of Fifth Street and Church Avenue. The Kirk Family YMCA is almost complete.
Yesterday, workers painted lines on the basketball court, while artist Michael Cooper finished five colorful murals.
The two pools are filled with water, and officials say the new Y will open on schedule, Monday September 13th.
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[55-11Radford-Park]


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Radford just finished building a new walking and biking trail -- and now it's already doing more work to it.
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When the project was completed in May, city leaders still had some money left. Crews are now extending the bikeway and walkway another few hundred feet and adding a parking lot near Wildwood park.
The new project will take about 30 days to complete. The whole trail cost about 1-point-2 million dollars, with most of the money coming from grants. The city plans to apply for more grants in the future to add yet another mile to the trail.
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[55-11Boty-History]


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Some people in Botetourt County are digging for information on their history.
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[SUPER=03-Fincastle]

Members of the Countywide League are working to identify and catalogue African-American history in the area. A handful of people started the process in January and discovered more than 200-family names. There isn't a lot of documentation from the 1800's- so the group relies on stories from the elders in the community.
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((RON PIERCE/COUNTYWIDE LEAGUE: TRADITIONALLY THAT'S A BIG PORTION OF THE HISTORY. IT'S DISTRIBUTED IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES BY PASSING IT DOWN IN THE FAMILY THROUGH GENERATION TO GENERATION. AND, THAT'S TO KEEP THEIR DREAM ALIVE AND THEIR HISTORY ALIVE.))
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If you have pictures, information or any history
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concerning the African-American community of Botetourt County you're asked to call 540-473-2082.
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[55-11John-Edwards]


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The Kerry-Edwards campaign is hoping the road to the White House runs right through Roanoke.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 5]


Vice presidential candidate John Edwards will make a campaign stop in the Star City Saturday, though where and when have not been announced.
Organizers say Edwards will talk about strengthening the rural economy.
The Kerry-Edwards campaign says Virginia WILL be a swing state come November, even though the state has NOT backed a Democrat for president since 1964.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.....
We'll keep the clouds around, with a chance of showers and storms.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast details, coming up.




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The search for a fugitive from Franklin County has ended in El Paso, Texas.
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Authorities have been looking for 39- year- old Hasan Ali Muhammed since August eighth.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


He was wanted in connection with a shooting that sent his niece to the hospital.
An extensive search in the Hardy area failed to bring him in, and today Franklin County authorities confirmed he had been picked up by U.S. Customs officials in El Paso.
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A Halifax County man will likely be executed tonight.
James Bryant Hudson killed three of his neighbors over a driveway dispute.
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Hudson pled guilty last year to the murders of Walter Stanley Cole and Thomas Wesley Cole.
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The victims were brothers.
Hudson also killed Tom Cole's wife, Patsy.
The slayings took place in July, 2002.
According to the Attorney General's office, Hudson is not contesting his death sentence.
And he has instructed his attorney not to file any appeals.
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Investigators now think a fatal car explosion ealier this week was intentionally set.
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It happened Sunday night at a Franklin County campground.
Shanda Hanger was killed and her ex-husband was injured when her Ford Explorer burst into flames.
Investigators say the interior of the vehicle was saturated with flammable liquid, and they now believe she was responsible for the explosion that took her life.
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[8-11Animal-Cruelty]


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A Roanoke couple say they're being wrongly accused of animal neglect.
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Animal control officers raided the home of George and Susan Reedy yesterday morning, after a neighbor complained that their animals were being neglected. Officers took the Reedy's seven pets -- four dogs, and three cats -- which they say were living in poor conditions. But, the Reedy's say they're just two disabled people who have little money, and big hearts for their pets.
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((REPORTER: SO ARE YOU SAYING YOUR DOGS AND CATS ARE NOT BEING ABUSED? GEORGE REEDY/PET OWNER: NO, NO THEY'LL SEE US IF THEY LOOK AT IT, THEY HAVEN'T BEEN ABUSED AT ALL. NO I LOVE ANIMALS, I'D NEVER ABUSE AN ANIMAL.))
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The animals are now undergoing treatment at a pet hospital. Authorities have condemned the home and say the Reedys could face criminal charges.
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[8-6Franklin-Supervisors]


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Franklin County School officials are already making plans for next football season -- even though this one hasn't begun.
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Yesterday, the board of supervisors approved a plan to expand the high school's stadium. Officials say the two-point-seven million dollar project will add more than 28-hundred new seats, a new locker room, and a press box double its current size. They also expect to add disability- approved paved walkways and ramps. Officials hope to begin construction in March, and finish by August 2005, in time for school. (------------)