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7Accident

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A motorist was killed this morning as he was pulling out of the parking lot of the National Linen Service on Shenandoah Avenue.
Police say Camaro hit his car killing him istantly.
Two passengers in his car and the driver of the Camero were injured and taken to the hospital.
No names have been released.
Charges are pending.

7Clifton-Forge


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A curfew proposal is getting praise and criticism.
Some residents say city officials are trying to decide how to raise their young people, while others say a curfew is needed to combat an increase in crime.
Ron Jones has the story.
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Some residents and city officials of Clifton Forge are trying to decide what to do with or for their young people.
Recent incidents of crime and violence have some considering a new curfew ordinance.
But some teenagers say a curfew isn't the answer.
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((JASON BEARD: I DON'T KNOW I GUESS I WOULD BE OUT WITH MY EIGHTEEN YEAR OLD FRIENDS INSTEAD OF BEING ON THE STREETS. BECAUSE THERE REALLY AIN'T NOTHING TO DO IN CLIFTON ANYWAY SO I'LL JUST RIDE AROUND FROM CLIFTON TO COVINGTON))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((DANIEL BEVERLY: MAYBE A LITTLE VIOLENCE GOING ON BUT EVERYBODY IS GOING TO FIGHT EVERY ONCE AND A WHILE RIGHT? BUT AIN'T NOBODY GOING TO BE DOING ANY DRUGS AROUND HERE. I MEAN TEENAGERS ARE GOING TO HAVE FUN RIGHT? YOU GOT TO TO HAVE FUN. OLD PEOPLE CAN'T STOP THEM FROM HAVING FUN.))
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STAND UP ((The young people here say they don't care if there is an ordinance. They say they're going to hang out anyway. But the adults here say enough is enough.))
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During a public hearing citizens voiced their concerns.
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((YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH DOPE. YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH A KNIFE. YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH A GUN. THAT WE GIVE THE POLICE ALL THEY NEED TO GET ALL THESE KIDS.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((I'VE BEEN OUT ON PORCH WITH MY GUN AT THREE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING. ONE GIRL THREATENED TO JUMP ON ME AND FIGHT ME.))
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However, the support was split.
Some believe the adults and parents are the problem.
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((ALL THE PROBLEM IS NOT WITH THE KIDS. PART OF THE PROBLEM IS THE ADULTS THAT MAKE NO EFFORT WHATSOEVER TO HELP THESE KIDS GET OFF THE STREETS. TO GIVE THESE KIDS ANYTHING TO DO.))
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City Officials say this proposed ordinance won't be decided on for months to come.
Despite the debate, the one thing they do agree on -- there are no easy solutions.
Ron Jones, News 7.
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7House


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Help may be on the way for residents of the Justice House.
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The Hasan (Hass-en) family, who owns the Community Grocery Store on Elm Avenue is considering becoming the new owner of the troubled home.
But since no one's sure who the current owner is-- that decision is on hold.
And while the deed is still up for grabs---Roanoke Area Ministries and the

Mennonite Board of Missions are urging Justice House residents to move out now.
Meanwhile, other residents say Roanoke Area Ministries and other local agencies are offering to help them move-- but that can't happen overnight.
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((RODNEY RICHARDS/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: WHAT BOTHERS ME RIGHT NOW IS EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE WILLING TO HELP US MOVE OUT, THEY'RE NOT WILLING ENOUGH TO HELP US MAINTAIN THE LIGHTS, THE GAS, AND THE WATER UNTIL THEY CAN GET THE TENANTS OUT. ))
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Residents say the issue goes beyond who's willing to move and who wants to stay.
Now that it's getting colder, they're worried the families will end up without any heat or electricity in the coming weeks.
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7WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather.
It's a bit cool this morning but expect temperatures to rise into the low to mid 70's under sunny skies.
Tonight will be clear with temperatures a bit warmer than last night, in the mid 40's.

55Fatal-shooting


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Police say a six- year- old child was accidentally shot and killed by a relative. It happened in Halifax County yesterday.
Sheriff Eugene Short says the little girl was shot by her great- grandfather.
The incident is under investigation, but the sheriff says it appears to have been an accident.
Police are NOT releasing the family's name.

55Justice-House


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A family that owns a Roanoke business is interested in buying the Justice House.
That would give residents there hope that the property and bills would be managed properly.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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(( The Hasan (Hass-en) family, who owns the Community Grocery Store on Elm Avenue is considering becoming the new owner of the troubled Justice House.
But since no one's sure who the current owner is-- that decision is on hold.
And while the deed is still up for grabs---Roanoke Area Ministries and the

Mennonite Board of Missions are urging Justice House residents to move out now.
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((JODYE MATCHETT/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: IT'S BEEN CHAOS BECAUSE EVERYBODY HAS MIXED FEELINGS AND EVERYBODY'S SITUATION IS DIFFERENT. ))
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Jodye Matchett says she'd like to stay on at Justice House-- but the mounting utility bills are forcing her to move.
Meanwhile, other residents say Roanoke Area Ministries and other local agencies are offering to help them move-- but that can't happen overnight.
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((RODNEY RICHARDS/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: WHAT BOTHERS ME RIGHT NOW IS EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE WILLING TO HELP US MOVE OUT, THEY'RE NOT WILLING ENOUGH TO HELP US MAINTAIN THE LIGHTS, THE GAS, AND THE WATER UNTIL THEY CAN GET THE TENANTS OUT. ))
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((MATCHETT: THE BOTTOM LINE IS-- AT THE MEETING THE OTHER DAY, THEY TOLD US THAT WE ALL NEEDED TO RE- LOCATE BECAUSE AS SOON AS WHOEVER IS DETERMINED THE OWNER, THEY'RE GOING TO SHUT THE BUILDING DOWN ANYWAY. ))
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: RESIDENTS HERE SAY THE ISSUE GOES BEYOND WHO'S WILLING TO MOVE AND WHO WANTS TO STAY. NOW THAT IT'S GETTING COLDER, THEY'RE WORRIED THE FAMILIES HERE WILL END UP WITHOUT ANY HEAT OR ELECTRICITY IN THE COMING WEEKS. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7.))
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55Roselawn-Cemetery


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Some relatives of those buried at the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg say a planned Fall celebration at the cemetery is disrespectful of the dead.
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Roselawn has activities set for this Saturday, with pumpkin- decorating, games and hayrides.
Nancy Thompson buried her father there last week.
She and others are distraught over the festivities, which the manager says are meant to show children that cemeteries aren't scary places.
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((NANCY THOMPSON: IT'S A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN GO AND VISIT YOUR LOVED ONES AND MAYBE SIT AND TALK TO THEM. IT'S NO PLACE FOR IT. I'M REALLY, REALLY NERVOUS AND MENTAL ANGUISH OVER THIS. ))
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((CAROLYN STUMP: THERE'S NOTHING ELSE I CAN SAY, I JUST DON'T THINK IT'S THE TIME OR PLACE FOR IT. I'M ALL FOR CHILDREN BEING COMFORTABLE WITH CEMETERIES AND THAT KIND OF THING, BUT THIS ISN'T THE WAY TO HANDLE IT.))
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Manager Terri Welch could not comment on camera, but said the events would be held in an UN-developed part of the cemetery, with hayrides confined to the roads.
The Lowen Group bought Roselawn last year.
Welch says the company has had a good response to similar events at its 300 other cemeteries.
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55WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather.
It's a bit cool this morning but expect temperatures to rise into the low to mid 70's under sunny skies.
Tonight will be clear with temperatures a bit warmer than last night, in the mid 40's.
And tomorrow will again be sunny with temerperatures in the mid 70's.
Right now it's about 36 degrees outside.

8Roanoke-Ax


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An accident on Shenandoah Avenue in Roanoke killed a man as he was leaving work at about one o'clock this morning.
Police say 29 year old Thu Van Ma was pulling out of National Linen Service when his Toyota was hit by a Camero.
He died instantly.
Three passengers in his car and the driver of the Camero, 29- year old Mark Mullins were injured and taken to Roanoke Memorial Hopsital.
Their conditions are not being released.
Charges are pending.

8Curfew


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A curfew proposed for Clifton Forge would force those seventeen and under to be inside as early as 11 o'clock.
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Recent incidents of crime and violence have driven city officials to make this proposal.
But some teenagers say it's not the answer.
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((DANIEL BEVERLY: MAYBE A LITTLE VIOLENCE GOING ON BUT EVERYBODY IS GOING TO FIGHT EVERY ONCE AND A WHILE RIGHT? BUT AIN'T NOBODY GOING TO BE DOING ANY DRUGS AROUND HERE. I MEAN TEENAGERS ARE GOING TO HAVE FUN RIGHT? YOU GOT TO TO HAVE FUN. OLD PEOPLE CAN'T STOP THEM FROM HAVING FUN.))
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During last night's public hearing citizens voiced concerns.
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((YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH DOPE. YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH A KNIFE. YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH A GUN. THAT WE GIVE THE POLICE ALL THEY NEED TO GET ALL THESE KIDS. ALL THE PROBLEM IS NOT WITH THE KIDS. PART OF THE PROBLEM IS THE ADULTS THAT MAKE NO EFFORT WHATSOEVER TO HELP THESE KIDS GET OFF THE STREETS. TO GIVE THESE KIDS ANYTHING TO DO.))
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City officials say a final decision about the proposed curfew ordinance is still months away.
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8Bedford-Sheriff


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All five candidates for Bedford County Sheriff greeted voters at a political forum last night in Bedford County.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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(( This was a political junkies dream.. on hand were a dozen candidates for five different races involving all or parts of Bedford County.
About 150 people turned out to hear what each had to say, but the sheriff's race drew the most attention.
Five men are hoping to replace the retiring Carl Wells...each had different solutions for the county's crime and drug problems.
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((DAVID COOPER/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S CANDIDATE: IN THE AREA OF DRUGS, THERE ARE NO SIMPLE ANSWERS.19:56:42I CAN HOWEVER PROMISE YOU THAT I WILL SET INTO MOTION A PLAN THAT WILL CHIP AWAY AT THE DRUG PROBLEM IN OUR AREA.))
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((DOUG MAYNARD/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S CANDIDATE: I HAVE DEVELOPED A PLAN FOR PATROL DISTRICTS THAT WILL RESULT IN A FASTER RESPONSE TIME FOR OUR DEPUTIES. 20:03:13IT WILL ALLOW YOU TO KNOW THE DEPUTY THAT WORKS IN YOUR AREA AND IT WILL ALSO HELP CATCH CRIMINALS CLOSER TO THE TIME THAT THE CRIME ACTUALLY OCCURS.))
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Several candidates also addressed the issue many people wanted to hear.. how they would repair the image of a department that has suffered several embarrassments over the last few years.
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((CHUCK REID/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S CANDIDATE: WE'VE BEEN RIDICULED IN THE DEPARTMENT FOR A LOT OF MISTAKES THAT SOME HAVE MADE DOWN THERE. AND IT'S GOOD PEOPLE IN THAT DEPARTMENT, AND I FEEL LIKE WE NEED TO START THERE.))
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((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S CANDIDATE: I PLEDGE MY EFFORTS TO ORGANIZING AND MANAGING A PROFESSIONAL SHERIFF'S OFFICE THAT WILL BE A HALLMARK FOR OTHER DEPARTMENTS TO EMULATE.))
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((DARRYL UPDIKE/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S CANDIDATE: TO RESTORE THE PUBLIC TRUST, THAT SEEMS TO BE THE KEY THING CITIZENS IN THE COMMUNITY ARE TALKING TO ME ABOUT.))
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Bedford County school board and supervisor candidates will square off Thursday.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.))

8WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather.
It's a bit cool this morning but expect temperatures to rise into the low to mid 70's under sunny skies. Tonight will be clear with temperatures in the mid 40's.