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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Mostly sunny and windy today-- with chilly temperatures tonight.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your full forecast, coming up.





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Police in Roanoke are looking for three armed robbery suspects this morning. No one was hurt when the masked men attempted the robbery at Countryside Estates on Highland Farms Road. The suspects ran into the nearby Countryside Golf course. Police scoured the area, but haven't found anyone.

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An inmate who escaped from a North Carolina prison this past weekend is being held in Dublin. Eldridge Hodge was caught at his son's house in Wythe county. The 45 year old escaped Sunday night from a correctional center in Lexington, North Carolina. Hodge has been in prison since 1982, serving a 99-year sentence for first-degree rape. Another inmate, and three women are accused of helping Hodge escape.


[7-11Hicks]


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She served alcohol to minors during an underage party -- now a Vinton mom will go to jail.
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In August, 40-year-old Tammy Sue Hicks was accused of hosting parties for local teens at her home. In a plea agreement yesterday, Hicks was given 12-days in jail and 12 months of probation. She's not be allowed to care for any minors except her own children without another adult present, and she must abstain from alcohol for one year.
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[7-11Danville-Regional]


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The board of directors for Danville Regional Health System is weighing the future of the organization.
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The board is considering options that include merging with another organization, finding a capital partner, or keeping things the way they are now.
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((DR. BOB ASHBY/CHAIRMAN OF HEALTH SYSTEM BOARD; WHEN WE GET TO A POINT OF MAKING A DECISION.. OBVIOUSLY THERE WOULD BE AN OPPORTUNITY TO INVOLVE OTHER FOLKS IN THE COMMUNITY AND INFORM PEOPLE MORE FREELY ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON ))
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Officials say the do not have a timeline for making a decision and they are not leaning towards any particular option at this point.
While they say Danville Regional Medical Center and the health system are in good financial shape, they're concerned about possible changes within the national health care system.

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Provisional ballots could prove pivotal in one Bedford County election. The county registrar will present the ballots today at Noon.
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The board spent yesterday going through data from precincts in district five. That's where Keith Jones beat Laura Beckman Rodes by one-vote for the school board seat.
A number of discrepancies were found such as transposed numbers and misread figures. The electoral board will have to decide if those provisional votes will count.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Be prepared for some windy weather today-- but the skies look mostly sunny.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your weekend forecast, after the news.

[55-11City-Market]


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Tenants of the Roanoke City Market who don't want natinal chain stores coming in have found an ally in Roanoke's Mayor.
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The tenants association has been fighting the prospect of a national chain opening in the downtown landmark.
This week they brought their concerns to city council, and yesterday Mayor Nelson Harris said he hopes to maintain the current mix of independent vendors.
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((REV. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE MAYOR; I THINK IN TERMS OF THE VENDORS THAT ARE IN THE MARKET BUILDING, WE REALLY NEED TO KEEP THE LOCAL VENDORS, SO I'M REALLY NOT ONE WHO HAS BOUGHT INTO OR THINKS POSITIVELY ABOUT HAVING THESE FRANCHISES COME INTO THE MARKET BUILDING.))
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A representative of Advantis Real Estate Services says some change is inevitable with the revitalization of the market building.
But Timothy Allison says the company has made significant improvements,and is working with existing tenants to sign long-term lease renewals.
He says the company sees potential for a "vibrant tenant mix," but says any decisions related to those new tenants will rest with city council.
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Council members plan to discuss the market building at a public meeting November 15th.

[55-11Clinton-Pal]


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A Radford woman, and former class mate of Bill Clinton has been invited to the opening of the former president's library.
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Gail Montuori is the president of the Democratic party in Radford, but she actually has a very close tie to Clinton. Montuori grew up in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, and went to Junior High and High School with the President. She says they were good friends then, and have remained so over the years. She says one time while campaigning for President, he actually saw her at a rally and pointed to her.
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((GAIL MONTUORI: TWO WEEKS LATER IN DES MOINES MY COUSIN GOT UP TO HIM IN A RALLY OF ABOUT 4-THOUSAND PEOPLE AND HE SAID HEY I SAW GAIL AT A RALLY IN RICHMOND. THAT'S IN THE MIDDLE OF A CAMPAIGN. JUST A PHENOMINAL MEMORY :26 ))
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The New Presidential Library opens next week. Crews are currently working around the clock to get it open in time. Montuori is staying with family for the event and plans to return on Thanksgiving.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Very breezy today, with wind gusts up to 40 and 50 miles an hour at times.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your Friday outlook, coming up.





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An inmate who escaped from a North Carolina prison this past weekend is being held in Dublin. Eldridge Hodge was caught at his son's house in Wythe county. The 45 year old escaped Sunday night from a correctional center in Lexington, North Carolina. Hodge has been in prison since 1982 serving a 99-year sentence for first-degree rape. Another inmate, and three women are accused of helping Hodge escape.


[8-11Fuel-Prices]


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It will be more expensive to keep the house warm on cold winter nights this year.
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Crude oil prices are sharply higher- and that means heating your home will cost you- whether you use propane, oil or natural gas.
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((DALE MOORE/ROANOKE GAS: EVEN THOUGH THOSE TIES ARE NOT DIRECT. NATURAL GAS DOES TEND AND HAS OVER TIME TENDS TO TRACK CRUDE AND AS CRUDE GOES UP, NATURAL GAS GOES UP.))
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Those prices are skyrocketing.
Roanoke Gas says you can expect to see a 15 to 20 percent increase in propane and natural gas costs.
A bill that averaged 100 dollars a month last year, will jump to 115 to 120 dollars this year.
For heating oil, analysts say the cost is going up even more- 30 percent- that means a bill of 100 dollars would jump to 130 dollars this winter.
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Electricity rates are expected to remain steady- because of a state cap until 20-11.
Appalachian Power has requested an increase of 2 percent- but that must be approved by the state.

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Hoover Color in Pulaski County is expected to resume operations today. That after a fire broke out at the plant early yesterday morning.
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The building caught fire around 3:30 and slowly burned all day.
The company makes the dye used in Crayola Crayons and wood stains.
Those chemicals fed the flames.
Firefighters aren't sure how the blaze started.
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[8-11Nestle-Jobs]


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Nestle is sweetening the pot at its plant in Danville -- creating 50 new jobs in the process.
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The company makes a number of products at the Southside Industrial Park.
Yesterday it announced an eight million dollar expansion of its Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie line.
The company's been in Danville since 1987 and employs about 500 workers. Now it will add 50 more. (------------)