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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Light snow is likely by this afternoon.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the extended outlook, up next.





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Fire tore through a trailer home in Giles County.
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It happened on State Line Road around 8:30 last night.
The trailer was destroyed.
There's no word on injuries yet, though emergency radio traffic indicated someone may have been trapped in the home.
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[7-VOB-NC-Abduction]


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Four people allegedly involved in the abduction fo two children from their North Carolina foster home face extradition from Virginia later this morning.
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The search for two year old James Chambers and his 11 month old sister Brianna ended yesterday in Grayson County near White Top. Police believe the pair was kidnapped by their parents at gunpoint from their foster home last weekend.
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[SUPER=01-Mark Shook/Watauga Co., NC Sheriff;]

((MARK SHOOK:WATAUGA CO. NC SHERIFF/I COULDN'T IMAGINE WHAT THE FOSTER PARENTS WENT THROUGH AND WHAT THE CHILDREN WERE PUT THROUGH THE WHOLE WEEK.))
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[OUT Q=the whole week.]
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28 year old James Canter and 18 year old Alisha Chambers are being held as fugitives of justice. Two others were arrested for allegedly helping the pair. All four are being held at the N-R-V Jail without bond. They each face several felony charges.
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[7-11Craig-Bus]


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Some parents in Craig County say they're tired of overcrowding on school buses.
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Kids are standing in aisles, sitting on the floors and piling-in three or four to a seat... Concerned parents and students say buses built for 64-passengers are often carrying more than 75.
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((ZAC DIXON, CRAIG CO. STUDENT: IN THE MORNING IT'S NOT AS BAD AS IN THE EVENING. REPORTER: WHAT'S IT LIKE IN THE EVENING? DIXON: ... LIKE WHAT THEY SAID -REALLY, REALLY CROWDED.))
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[OUTQ=... really, really crowded.]
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Administrators say while it may seem like the school system is slow to act, they've been working on a plan which would move 19-kids to a less crowded bus.
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((TRACY POFF, CRAIG CO. PUBLIC SCHOOLS: I DID A LOT OF RESEARCH AND THE MOVE WE MADE- I BELIEVE- WILL ELIMINATE ALL OVERCROWDING ON ONE BUS AND NO CHANGE IN THE PICK UP OR DROP OFF TIME OF ANY STUDENTS IN CRAIG COUNTY SCHOOLS.))
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Poff says the change will take place on Monday.
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Dan River, Incorporated's plan to reogranize has federal approval.
The company says it will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early February.
The company has been able to reduce its debt from 270 million dollars last March to about 90 million.

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Expect some light snow showers to develop later in the day, with temperatres in the 30s and 40s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day forecast, up next. But first we have some traffic information to pass along. One northbound lane of Route 220 about a mile norht of Boone's Mill is blocked because of a single vehicle accident. No word on injuries at this time.[55-6Oprah-Visit]
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A well known celebrity and entrepenurer is making a Radford University student's dream come true.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/Radford University Video;]

R-U Junior, Ena (EE-nuh) Scott, got a huge surprise Tuesday morning, when a camera crew for the Oprah Winfrey Show showed up for class. They were there to announce Scott was a winner for Oprah's Wildest Dreams Come True program, offering her a trip to meet her idol, Tina Turner, at the singer's home in Zurich, Switzerland. Although Oprah was NOT actually there to make the announcement, Scott did get a special visit from her mom, who was flown-in from New York.
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((DEBBIE BROWN/RADFORD UNIVERSITY SPOKESPERSON: THEY DECIDED TO USE A COVER STORY THAT THE PRODUCTION TEAM WAS HERE DOING A MARKETING FILM FOR THE UNIVERSITY AND THAT'S WHY THEY WERE FILMING IN THE CLASSROOM, UNTIL ENA'S MOTHER CAME IN TO SURPRISE AND MAKE THE ANNOUNCEMENT TO HER.))
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Brown says Scott was supposed to head off for Switzerland sometime yesterday. A spokesperson for the Oprah Winfrey Show said she could NOT release any details about the trip. She says the episode will run sometime before the season ends in May.
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The United Way is nearly half a million dollars short of its 3 and a half million dollar goal this year.
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So the agency is asking for help ... sooner rather than later.
United Way says it's approaching businesses that have never run a fundraising campaign to consider having one now.

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((SHARON WALTERS/CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR: WE FEEL THAT THE MONEY IS OUT THERE, WE JUST NEED TO BRING IT IN NOW. WE JUST NEED THE COMPANIES TO OPEN THEIR DOORS AND LET US COME IN AND HAVE A CAMPAIGN. AND THOSE INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVEN'T GIVEN TO, PLEASE GIVE.))
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Walters says dozens of agencies and programs the United Way helps to fund could suffer if the full amount isn't raised.
Private citizens are also encouraged to send a check if they'd like to help out.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
It looks like we'll see some light snow showers today.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your full forecast update, after the news.
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But first... State police dispatchers say one northbound lane of Route 220 about a mile north of Boone's Mill is blocked because of a single vehicle accident. A wrecker is on the way to move the car now. No word on how serious injuries might be.




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Four people allegedly involved in kidnapping two children from foster care in North Carolina face an extradition hearing today
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The search for two year old James Chambers and his 11 month old sister Brianna ended yesterday in Grayson County near White Top. Police believe the pair was kidnapped by their parents at gunpoint from their foster home last weekend.
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((MARK SHOOK:WATAUGA CO. NC SHERIFF/I COULDN'T IMAGINE WHAT THE FOSTER PARENTS WENT THROUGH AND WHAT THE CHILDREN WERE PUT THROUGH THE WHOLE WEEK.))
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28 year old James Canter and 18 year old Alisha Chambers are being held as fugitives of justice. Two others were arrested for allegedly helping the pair. All four are being held at the N-R-V Jail without bond. They each face several felony charges.
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Parents in Craig County are making thier concerns about overcrowding on the public school buses known.
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Kids are standing in aisles, sitting on the floors and piling-in three or four to seat... Concerned parents and students say buses built for 64-passengers are often carrying more than 75-students.
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[SOT@21:19:28.23]
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((ZAC DIXON, CRAIG CO. STUDENT: IN THE MORNING IT'S NOT AS BAD AS IN THE EVENING. REPORTER: WHAT'S IT LIKE IN THE EVENING? DIXON: ... LIKE WHAT THEY SAID -REALLY, REALLY CROWDED.))
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Administrators say while it may seem like the school system is slow to act, they've been working on a plan which would move 19-kids to a less crowded bus.
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((TRACY POFF, CRAIG CO. PUBLIC SCHOOLS: I DID A LOT OF RESEARCH AND THE MOVE WE MADE- I BELIEVE- WILL ELIMINATE ALL OVERCROWDING ON ONE BUS AND NO CHANGE IN THE PICK UP OR DROP OFF TIME OF ANY STUDENTS IN CRAIG COUNTY SCHOOLS.))
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[OUT Q=... Craig County Schools.]
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Poff says the change will take place on Monday.
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It seems many are not paying attention when driving a particular section of Interstate 81.
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A year ago this month, the state designated a fifteen mile stretch of I-81 from Salem to Ironto as a highway safety corridor.
Drivers caught speeding in the corridor face higher fines.
But a recent phone survey reveals only half of the people in western Virginia know about the safety zone.
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((LAURA BULLOCK/VIRGINIA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION: WE DID SOME RADIO ADVERTISING, WE ALSO PUT SOME POSTERS ON BUSES IN THE BLACKSBURG AREA AND ALSO IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AREA AND WE MAY WANT TO LOOK AT THAT AND SEE IF WE WANT TO DO THAT AGAIN.))
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The survey also reveals one third have improved their driving behavior as a result of the increased fines.
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