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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Mostly sunny and chilly today, with highs around 50.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.





[7-6Shell]


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A Radford man accused of killing a model says his rights were violated.
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[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Lawyers for 57 year old Photographer Bob Shell filed 20 motions in court yesterday. Shell's accused of felony homicide in connection with the overdose death of 19 year old Marion Franklin. The new motions range from claims of fifth and sixth amendment violations and ask for charges to be dropped. A judge will consider the motions later this month.
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[7-6Radford-Prosecutor]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The City of Radford swore in its new chief prosecutor and sheriff -- despite recounts in both races
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Democrat Chris Rehak took the oath of office yesterday to be the next Commonwealth's Attorney. Rehak beat out Republican challenger Patrick Moore by ONE vote. Mark Armentrout was also sworn in as the city's first-ever Republican sheriff. He won the seat over Interim Sheriff Terry Alley by just 26 votes.
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[IN Q= THE WORK OF]

((CHRIS REHAK/RADFORD COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; THE WORK OF THE PEOPLE CONTINUES TO GO ON. I HAVE MAJOR CASES I'M WORKING ON. SO WE THOUGHT THAT GETTING THIS DONE EARLY AND OUT OF THE WAY BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS START JUST MADE SENSE. MARK ARMENTROUT/RADFORD SHERIFF;I FEEL CONFIDENT THAT THE 26 VOTES THAT I HAVE OVER MY OPPONENT WILL STAND AND I'M JUST READY TO GET TO WORK. ))
[SUPER=01-Chris Rehak/Radford Commonwealth's Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Armentrout/Radford Sheriff; :10]
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[OUT Q=GET TO WORK.]
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[VO-NAT]

Terry Alley has already asked the Circuit Court for a recount. Patrick Moore is expected to do the same this morning.
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[7-11James-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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James River High school could see nearly ten million dollars worth of upgrades.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan]

A committee was formed two-years ago to recommend renovations to the school. Among the items on the wish-list: a new gym, auditorium, library and science labs and classrooms. The project is estimated to cost nine-and a-half million dollars, but school officials say it would pay off for the community.
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((JAMIE TALBOTT/JAMES RIVER HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL: THIS IS A SITUATION WHERE WE'RE WANTING TO OPEN UP THE LIBRARY AND WEIGHT ROOM TO OUR COMMUNITY MEMBERS. WE WANT TO MAKE JAMES RIVER HIGH SCHOOL THE FOCAL POINT OF THE COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Jamie Talbott/James River High School Principal]
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[OUT Q=... point of the community.]
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[VO-NAT]

A community meeting was held yesterday. Now, feedback will be taken to the school board where members will vote on the issue within the next two-months. Once "okayed" it would go to county supervisors for final approval.
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[7-VO581-Signs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Late night drivers on Interstate 581 can expect more delays tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]


V-Dot is installing new signs on 581 near Orange Avenue.
The work will require several lane closures beginning at nine o'clock.
The entire interstate is scheduled to be closed at midnight and then again at 2:30 AM.
Various on and off ramps will be shut down from Hershberger Road to Elm Avenue for up to thirty minutes.
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[55-WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Very chilly as you first head out today, and temperatures will only climb to around 50 for the high.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day outlook, coming up.

[55-11Food-Bank]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Imagine choosing between paying the rent or buying groceries?
Half the eldery who depend on the Second Harvest food bank face that choice.
Now a new food bank is officially open.
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((EVERYBODY READY HERE WE GO.. APPLAUSE..))
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[OUT Q=here we go. applause.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Food Bank celebrated its new location on Electric Road in Salem.
The old P-Y-A Monarch building is much bigger than the Shenandoah Avenue spot- it's 96-thousand square feet.
The food bank provides food for hundreds of thousands- Most are famlies with children- who've faced layoff, illness or a natural disaster.
The drive is now on to raise more than 3- million dollars to buy the building.
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[55-11Poplar-Forest]


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72 acres of Thomas Jefferson's Bedford County retreat is safe from commercial development.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Poplar Forest borrowed three million dollars to buy up the land off Enterprise Drive where developers had been hoping to build a shopping center.
The property adjoins more than 500 existing acres Poplar Forest already owns ... and will eventually be used for a second entrance to the estate.
Officials say they're now asking the public for help in paying off the bank loans.
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[55-5Dinner-Theater]


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The curtain will drop for a theatre in Franklin County -- as the owners get ready for an expanded season next year.
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[SUPER=03-Ferrum/File Tape;]

The Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre says it will be "in the dark" in 2005, because of some major renovation work taking place at Ferrum College. Officials say they are still trying to work out some type of abbreviated season off-campus. In the meantime, they say patrons can look forward to an EXPANDED season in 2006. The Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre has been performing on the Ferrum campus for 25-years, with an audience of about 16-thousand a year.
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[55-VO581-Signs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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You can expect more traffic delays on Interstate 581 in Roanoke late tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]


V-Dot is installing new signs on 581 near Orange Avenue.
The work will require several lane closures beginning at nine o'clock.
The entire interstate is scheduled to be closed at midnight and then again at 2:30 AM.
Various on and off ramps will be shut down from Hershberger Road to Elm Avenue for up to thirty minutes.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]

Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Waking up to temperatures in the 20s and 30s...and the numbers won't warm up very much. We'll only see highs around 50 this afternoon.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the Tuesday outlook, coming up.





[8-11No-Child]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Officials in Virginia say the "No Child Left Behind Act" needs work before it can start helping students in the Commonwealth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

That message from the Virginia Education Association. The group says the act is a good idea, but the federal government hasn't upheld its end of the bargain when it comes to funding. Leaders also say some of the act's standards are unrealistic. If a state doesn't make adequate progress each year certain sanctions can be enforced like allowing students to transfer schools.
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[IN Q=That again presents a]

((PRINCESS MOSS/VIRGINIA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT: THAT AGAIN PRESENTS A CONCERN BECAUSE THEN YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT ENTERING ANOTHER COMMUNITY, ANOTHER SCHOOL - YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT OVERCROWDING, YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT NOT REALLY ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM THAT NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED.))
[SUPER=01-Princess Moss/Virginia Education Association President;]
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The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on the matter tomorrow.. Education leaders hope it's the first step in convincing Congress to reform the legislation.
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[8-11Tech-Visitor]


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Virginia Tech has been trying to become a top 30 research institute for years -- and now officials hope a new partnership will help.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Yesterday the school signed a deal with one of the world's leading Genome institutes. The Institute for Genomic Research or TIGR (tiger) has helped crack the genetic codes of some of the world's most known viruses. School officials hope the move will open the door to even more federal funds for life sciences.
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((BRAD FENWICK: IT'S ONE STEP OF MANY TOWARDS GROWING THE RESEARCH CAPACITY OF THE UNIVERISTY. YOU KNOW,:50 UNIVERSITES LIKE PRIVATE INDUSTRY HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME BEING ALL THINGS TO ALL PEOPLE. THE BETTER PATHWAY IS TO HAVE SOME VERY GOOD CORE ABILITIES AND FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCES.))
[SUPER=01-Brad Fenwick/Virginia Tech Vice President of Research;]
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[OUT Q= AND FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCES.]
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[VO-NAT]

The school also entered a partnership with the University of Maryland's Baltimore Campus. Tech's Veterinary school will work with Maryland on bio-medical and public health research.
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[8-VO581-Signs]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-47 TC 13:03]
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You can expect more traffic delays on Interstate 581 in Roanoke late tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]


V-Dot is installing new signs on 581 near Orange Avenue.
The work will require several lane closures beginning at nine o'clock.
The entire interstate is scheduled to be closed at midnight and then again at 2:30 AM. (------------) Various on and off ramps will be shut down from Hershberger Road to Elm Avenue for up to thirty minutes.