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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Partly cloudy and cool as you start your day, with highs reaching the mid and upper 60s this afternoon.
Brent Watts has the full forecast, coming up.





[7-11Flood-Victims]


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Dozens of flood victims will have to leave the shelter set up at the Salem Civic Center today.
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The shelter opened to flood victims last Tuesday. But, Red Cross officials say the civic center will need that space for other events. About 35-people remain at the shelter. But some have already found homes.
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((GARY DAVIS/FLOOD VICTIM; WE WENT AND LOOKED AT IT A WHILE AGO, AND FELL IN LOVE IN WITH IT, AND THE MAN JUST CALLED ME BACK AND SAID YOU YEAH, YOU CAN HAVE IT 22))
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For others, like single mother of two, Debbie Worrell, finding a new home is taking a little longer than hoped.
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((DEBBIE WORRELL/FLOOD VICTIM: I'M KINDA STUCK B/T A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE RIGHT NOW, TRYING TO FIND A NEW HOME, BUT NOT HAVING ANY INCOME 37))
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The Red Cross says it will continue to work with people to make sure they aren't left homeless. Last week, the agency announced a goal to raise 250-thousand dollars for its Disaster Relief Fund. So far, it's raised less than 20-percent of that.
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[7-11Craig-Creek]


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A Botetourt County couple is finally starting to see some action -- a week after flood waters forced them to stay in a converted school bus.
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After multiple emails and phone calls - Jane Gabrielle and her fiancee, Clayton Ellers, received a visit from the Red Cross and got a return call from Congressman Bob Goodlatte's office. The couple lives off of Craig Creek. Last week flood waters poured through their home destroying nearly 100-thousand dollars worth of property - and affecting their livelihood.
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((JANE GABRIELLE/FLOOD VICTIM: CLAYTON AND I ARE MUSICIANS FOR YEARS AND YEARS. WE HAD TO CANCEL WEDDINGS AND FESTIVALS, YOU KNOW OCTOBER A TIME TO DO THAT SORT OF STUFF AND IT'S JUST NOT GOOD.))
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Sunday, Governor Mark Warner asked President Bush to declare a disaster for 20-counties and cities in the Commonwealth, including Botetourt. Officials estimate the county sustained two-million dollars worth of damage.
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[7-11Flu-Shortage]


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Healthy people are being asked not to get a flu shot this year.
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That's the request of health officials in Virginia who want to save the vaccine for people at high risk of serious complications if they catch the disease. The company that makes about half the flu vaccine for the United States had its license suspended in Britain yesterday. British health officials cite problems at the plant but wouldn't provide specifics. The move could mean major flu shot shortages in the U.S.
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[55-WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Chilly temperatures early on, but we'll see pleasant highs today in the 60s.
Brent Watts has your mid- week forecast, in just a few minutes.

[55-11Burrow]


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The second day of jury deliberations beging today in Richard Burrow's federal fraud trial.
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Burrow's trial has lasted more than two weeks in Charlottesville's federal court.
The goverment says he deliberately misled banks, donors and the state while raising money to build the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford.
An alternate juror who was excused from the case yesterday morning says her colleagues have a tough task ahead of them.
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Deliberations will resume at this morning at 9 o-clock.
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[55-11NNEO]


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A report of missing money and mis-mangement at the Northwest Neighborhood Environmental Organization is prompting allegations of defamation.
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Alvin Nash of the Blue Ridge Housing Development Corporation submitted a report in August. He concluded the organization hasn't been audited, hasn't even paid withholding taxes. The agency was replete with phony books and missing money. Former N-N-E-O Director Susheela Shende (suh-SHEILA SHEN-dee) says she was maligned by the report that referred to her firm's contract on the Fifth Street Gateway Project.
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((SUSHEELA SHENDE/FORMER NNEO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT ERRORS, BECAUSE THERE HAS BEEN NO CONFLICT OF INTEREST OR ETHICAL MISCONDUCT. ALVIN NASH/BLUE RIDGE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORP: WE'VE NOT IMPUGNED OR DONE ANYTHING TO ANYBODY'S CHARACTER OR MADE ANY CONCLUSIONS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED. WE'VE SIMPLY REPORTED THE TRUTH.))
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Shende claims Nash has a conflict of interest, pointing out his report proposes that Blue Ridge Housing assume her firm's contract on the Gateway project.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
A mix of clouds and sunshine-- it'll be another mild Fall day.
Brent Watts has your complete outlook, right after the news.





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Another high school football game has fallen casualty to the conditions at Victory Stadium.
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It's been a week since flooding caused major damage, and although crews have been working 16 hour days, the stadium is still not ready.
The Civic Center, which runs the facility, met with school officials from Patrick Henry on Tuesday.
They all made the decision Friday's scheduled game with Heritage will have to be moved.
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((DOUG ROSS/PATRICK HENRY H.S. FOOTBALL COACH: IT NEEDS A LOT OF WORK, THERE'S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT. IT IS NOT SAFE PLACE TO PLAY, WE DON'T WANT TO BE ON IT.))
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Patrick Henry will most likely play their homecoming game on their opponent's field in Lynchburg.
An official announcement will come today.
Meantime, the city is trying to figure out how to pay for the cleanup at Victory Stadium.
City leaders point out the facility was more than 150-thousand dollars in the red last year.
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[8-11Civic-Center]


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As Victory Stadium sits unusable -- the Roanoke Civic Center is ready for action after a multimillion dollar facelift..
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The auditorium is now officially called the Roanoke Performing Arts Theater.
Inside, the civic center has spent nearly 350-thousand dollars on improvements.
The biggest change you'll notice is the auditorium which now has a center aisle and brand new cushioned seats.
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((MINA BOYD/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER: SOME OF THE SEASON TICKET HOLDERS HAVE BEEN SO EXCITED ABOUT IT THEY'VE CREATED THEIR OWN TOURS AND COME OVER TO LOOK AT THE SEATS, AND THEY'VE ALL BEEN COMPLIMENTARY.))
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To accommodate the center aisle, the facility lost about 50 seats.
Other improvements include new lighting and a refinished stage.
The city also made its dining buffet area fancier.
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[8-6SML-Meeting]


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County leaders in Bedford, Franklin, and Pittsylvania counties held a joint meeting to discuss the future of Smith Mountain Lake.
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The officials will gather to develop a list of ideas they hope to present to A-E-P during its re-licensing process. Some of those ideas include ways to improve the water quality and recreation at the lake, along with reducing the rate of electricity to the counties for official purposes, such as schools and government offices. (------------)