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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Expect areas of fog to burn off later this mornign with high temperatures getting up to around 70. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast coming up.





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Federal investigators continue working in Patrick County this morning, as they try to determine the cause of Sunday's plane crash that killed all ten people aboard. They have already learned the Hendrick Motorsports plane missed an approach to the Blue Ridge airport just before it crashed. The victims' remains were recovered yesterday from Bull Mountain and sent to Roanoke for identification.
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As investigators got their first look at the wreckage on the southeast face of Bull Mountain, they promised a thorough and complete investigation.
While the plane did not carry flight data recorder, or a cockpit voice recorder, investigators say they will piece together the details from air traffic control communications, weather conditions, and analysis of the wreckage and the crash site.
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In Concord, North Carolina, race fans paid their respects at the headquarters of Hendrick Motorsports.
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((RACING'S A BIG COMMUNITY. WHAT HAPPENS TO ONE TEAM HAPPENS TO US ALL.))
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And closer to the crash site, thoughts were with the families of the victims, and with the emergency crews and investigators who responded.
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[7-11Mast]


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Former NASCAR driver Rick Mast says Sunday's crash probably won't change the way NASCAR teams travel.
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Mast, who made 364-career Cup starts, says the industry has evolved so much, that teams almost have to travel by air just to keep up with it.
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((RICK MAST/FMR RACE CAR DRIVER: IT USED TO BE THE GUYS WOULD DRIVE TO THE RACE TRACK, YOU KNOW YOU'D RACE ON SUNDAY, AND THEN EVERYBODY WOULD HOP IN THE VANS AND DRIVE ALL THE WAY HOME,FROM EVERY RACE TRACK. WELL WHAT THAT DID WAS MAKE MONDAYS USELESS TO ANY RACE TEAM, MONDAY WAS BASICALLY NONEXISTENT B/C THE TEAMS IF THEY DID GET BACK IN ON MONDAY, SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY MORNINGS THEY WERE'N'T WORTH A FLIP ALL DAY.))
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Mast, himself, is no stranger to the Blue Ridge Airport. He says because of its mountainous terrain, the airport is difficult to fly into in GOOD weather, much less foggy conditions like those on Sunday.
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Weather is one of the many factors investigators will consider. Officials with the National Weather Service say there was heavy fog in the region at the time of the accident.
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The weather report at the Blue Ridge airport around 12:20 Sunday afternoon showed a light mist in the air.
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Meteorologists say the sky was overcast and the clouds were pretty low lying, making very foggy conditions. And any hill or mountain higher than 600 feet would have been at least partly obscured by fog and clouds, which is about how high the plane was when it crashed. Visibility was also down to about 5-miles.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Early clouds will break up and we'll enjoy some sunshine again today, with highs near 70.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your seven day outlook, coming up.

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Fire crews are still on the scene of a fire that started just before 2 this morning in South Boston. Police say the Planters tobacco warehouse fire on Wilburn avenue is contained after a nearly five hour battle.. Crews from across Halifax County -- and Danville worked the blaze. No one was in the warehouse when the fire started and no one has been injured, but around 20 tons of tobacco, plus other equipment are a total loss along with the building.

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Some college students will be able to save thousands of dollars on a four year education thanks to a deal inked yesterday in Richmond
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Community college students, who meet certain requirements, are now guaranteed admission to Virginia Tech's Agriculture and Life Sciences Program. Tech is now accepting applications for next fall. The deal is designed to afford more students the chance to earn a four- year- degree.
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((GLENN DEBOIS/VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM CHANCELLOR: EMPLOYERS WANT COLLEGE EDUCATED WORKERS. THEY WANT WORKERS THAT GO BEYOND THE 12TH GRADE IN SCHOOL. OVERWHELMINGLY K-12 IS JUST NOT ENOUGH TO GET THAT GOOD JOB SO IT'S THE DEGREE THAT COUNTS.))
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The "guaranteed admission initiative" applies to all 23 community colleges in Virginia. Governor Mark Warner hopes to see more partnerships in the future.
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The government has told Roanoke's Second Harvest Food Bank to either move-- or risk losing assistance.
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The bank receives 60 percent of its food from the government and the national food bank.
It was in jeopardy of losing that- America's Second Harvest said the Shenandoah Avenue building was out of compliance with health regulations.
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((PAM IRVINE/SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK: AND THEN THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CAME IN AND BECAUSE OUR FREEZERS AND COOLERS WERE BREAKING DOWN AND THERE WEREN'T ADEQUATE ENOUGH FOR STORAGE WE COULD NO LONGER GET FROZEN USDA COMMODITIES.))
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So, the food bank will move into the old P-Y-A Monarch warehouse in Salem- this Wednesday.
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((ERNEST LUCI/OPERATIONS MANAGER; THAT'S WHEN EVERYTHING SHOULD BE IN PLACE FROM FLOORS BEING CLEANED TO WALLS TO NEW DEOMLITION AND NEW CARPETS IN OFFICES BEING DONATED.))
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The building is bigger than the current facility and is already equipped with freezers and shelving.
The building cost nearly three and half million dollars.
The food bank must still raise the money to pay for it.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Mostly cloudy with some fog as you first head out-- then clearing up later.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your Tuesday forecast, after the news.





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Fire crews are still on the scene of a fire that started just before 2 this morning in South Boston. Police say the Planters tobacco warehouse fire on Wilburn avenue is contained after a nearly five hour battle.. Crews from across Halifax County -- and Danville worked the blaze. No one was in the warehouse when the fire started and no one has been injured, but around 20 tons of tobacco, plus other equipment are a total loss along with the building.

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Some seniors in our region say they feel overlooked in the presidential campaign.
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We gathered a random group of seniors at Friendship Manor to discuss a variety of issues.
They come from different political backgrounds, but they all seem to be in agreement that prescription drugs cost too much.
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((FRED PHLEGARl: THERE IS ABOUT THREE OR FOUR GROUPS THAT JUST DOMINATE MEDICINE IN THIS COUNTRY AND THE DRUG COMPANIES ARE ONE OF THEM.))
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Seniors are also concerned about possible cuts to Social Security and Medicare because of those high costs. Seniors tell us they care about these issues-- but equally important-- are the war on terror and the president's handling of the war in Iraq.
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((DAVID SHELTON: I DON'T THINK WE HAD ANY BUSINESS INVADING IRAQ AND ATTACKING IRAQ. I THINK WE OPENED A CAN OF WORMS.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT] ((HOWARD SMITH: HE IS LOOKING LONG RANGE AT TERRORISM AND THAT'S WHERE IT WAS STARTING TO COME OUR WAY AND I THINK HE DID THE RIGHT THING IN DOING THAT.))
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Our group is also apparently cynical.
Many told us the politicians are just telling them what they want to hear.

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Their 55 - thousand dollar budget is amassed through community charity drives -- and it's spent on vital tools necessary to save lives.
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But yesterday, the Pedlar (PED-lur) Volunteer Fire Department in Amherst County more than doubled that amount with one check.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte helped deliver nearly 80-thousand dollars in federal grant money from the Homeland Security department.
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((DANNY TUCKER/PEDLAR VFD CHIEF: WE WERE REAL SURPRISED THAT WE GOT IT THIS YEAR. I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE APPLIED FOR THIS GRANT AND THEY HAVE NOT RECEIVED IT. WE ALL WAS REAL SURPRISED ABOUT A MONTH AGO WHEN I GOT NOTIFIED SO YEAH, WE WERE REAL HAPPY WITH IT.))
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The money will help buy new air breathing apparatus, an air bottle refilling station and a fire hose.
More than 750 million dollars is being given out to fire departments nationwide.
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