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7Grayson-Fatal

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A Galax man is died last night in a one vehicle accident in Grayson County.
It happened shortly before midnight on Route 89.
Police say 34-year-old Carl Elwood Moser Junior was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Jacob Felts.
Police say Moser was thrown from the car when Felts ran off the road.
He died instantly.
Felts was taken to Twin County Community Hospital, where his condition is not being released.
There is no word yet on what caused of the accident.


7Roanoke-Shooting


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A Roanoke man has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of his sister's boyfriend.
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20- year- old Marvin Williams was shot in the face yesterday at his home on Grayson Avenue.
25- year- old Eric Tyrone Waller allegedly walked into the house where his sister and Williams lived, pulled out a handgun, and shot Williams.
Waller later turned himself in at the police department.
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7Reynolds


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A memorial service was held yesterday for the Baltimore woman whose body was found last week in Culpeper County.
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25- year- old Alicia Showalter Reynolds disappeared on March 2nd while traveling from Baltimore to
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Charlottesville to meet her mother for a day of shopping.
Her remains were found Tuesday in a remote wooded area of the county.
Police are expected to release an enhanced sketch of their suspect today.
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7Southern-Virginia


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It's been a tradition for 130 years, but yesterday marked the last graduation ceremony at Southern Virginia College for Women.
Today, new owners take over the college.
Denise Allen was in Buena Vista for the beginning of the transition.
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(( Through 130 years and name changes, Southern Virginia College has always been a two year school for women.
This commencement marks the end of that tradition. ((BRENNEN O'NEILL/'96 GRADUATE: I'M GLAD IT'S NOT CLOSING. I'M GLAD IT'S STAYING OPEN, THE PLACE WILL STILL BE LIVING. THE CHANGE IS GOING TO BE HARD, BUT I THINK IT'S FOR THE BETTER.)) ((ERIKA GAY/'94 GRADUATE: THE TRADITION OF SOUTHER VIRGINIA COLLEGE AS WE KNOW IT WILL BE LOST. THE GROUP COMING IN HAS A LOT OF CHANGES AND PLANS.))
The change begins Monday.
That's when a group of Mormon businessmen take over the college.
They say the school will remain non-sectarian, but next year's freshmen class will include men. ((GLADE KNIGHT/NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN: WE WILL BE A FOUR YEAR COLLEGE AND WE WOULD ANTICIPATE TO FILL THE COLLEGE TO CAPACITY WHICH WOULD BE 350-400.)) ((DR ROGER BARRUS/ACADEMIC DEAN: THERE WILL ALSO BE A CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT THAT WILL DEAL WITH ABSTINENCE FROM THOSE THINGS WHICH DON'T HELP IN LIFE SUCH AS ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND SO ON.))
The new leaders say while the school has no religious affiliation, it will provide a much needed alternative for college students practicing the Mormon faith.
But for the final graduating class of Southern Virginia College for Women it's a bitter sweet day--one marking the beginning of their future and the end of a tradition they cherish.
Denise Allen News 7.))

7Gas-Prices


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An oil industry analyst says we have something to look forward to, even though gas prices are still on the rise.
Trilby Lundberg says the price hikes appear to be just about over.
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The Lundberg Survey of gas stations finds prices rose an average one-point-62 cents a gallon in the past two weeks.
But in nearly one-third of the cities surveyed, prices actually were down or unchanged.
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7Weather


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Turning now to the forecast,
It's going to be mostly sunny and cool today.
Highs will be near 60 degrees.
A frost warning is in effect for tonight, with clear conditions with record low temperatures.
Expect lows to fall into the low 30s.
Tomorrow is going to warm up just a little, with sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 60s.

55Shooting


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A Roanoke man was fatally shot this weekend and his girlfriend's brother has been charged with the murder.
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20- year- old Marvin Williams was shot in the face yesterday at his home on Grayson Avenue.
Police say 25- year- old Eric Tyrone Waller walked into the house where his sister and Williams lived, brandished a handgun, and shot Williams.
Waller later turned himself in at the police department. He faces a charge of first degree murder.
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55Opening-Doors


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A husband and wife team is teaching corporate leaders how to serve disabled customers... and that knowledge means more profits for the businesses.
Bill Duke is hearing impaired and his wife Cheryl is wheelchair-bound by arthritis.
The Virginia couple started W- C- Duke Associates.
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They and their employees travel the country teaching "Opening Doors".
Ted Russell says he hopes the workshop helps break down some barriers.
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Russell says taking this seminar can boost your profits.
Russell says it's worked for Embassy Suites Hotels.
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((THEY RECOGNIZED A YEARLY INCREASE OF APPROXIMATELY 23-THOUSAND ROOMS JUST FOR THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND WHEELCHAIRS. SO THIS WAS A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INCREASE FOR THEM.))
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Russell visited Roanoke last week for Rising Expectations-- an annual disabled awareness day at Valley View Mall.

55Common-Sense


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In this week's edition of Common Sense, Len Besthoff interviews a local stockbroker about the advantages of tax free municipal bonds.... even for folks with less money to spend.
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((If you're looking for a good fixed income investment, tax free municipal bonds might be a good idea, even if you're in a low tax bracket.))
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((TOM DUNKENBERGER/WHEAT FIRST BUTCHER SINGER: A 30 YEAR TREASURY BOND RIGHT NOW IS AVERAGING CLOSE TO SEVEN PERCENT. A TRIPLE A RATED TOP OF THE LINE RATED MUNICIPAL BOND IS AVERAGING ABOUT A FIVE POINT EIGHT PERCENT RETURN, BUT WHEN YOU ACCOUNT FOR TAXES, NOT PAYING TAXES ON THAT MUNICIPAL BOND, IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA YOU DON'T PAY STATE OR FEDERAL TAXES, THAT YIELDS PEOPLE IN THE HIGHEST TAX BRACKET CLOSER TO A 10, 10 AND A QUARTER PERCENT YIELD, COMPARED TO THAT SEVEN PERCENT TAXABLE YIELD THAT YOU'RE GETTING WITH A TREASURY BOND. EVEN IN THE SMALLEST TAX BRACKET, THE LOWEST TAX BRACKET, YOU'RE STILL GETTING SEVEN AND A HALF, SEVEN AND A QUARTER PERCENT RETURN VERSUS THAT TAXABLE TREASURY AT SEVEN PERCENT.))
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55Weather


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Turning now to the forecast,
It's going to be mostly sunny and cool today.
Highs will be near 60 degrees.
A frost warning is in effect for tonight, with clear conditions and record low temperatures.
Overnight lows could fall into the low 30s.
Tomorrow is going to warm up a little, with sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 60s.

8Fatal


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A Galax man was killed, another man sent to the hospital following a car accident last night.
It happened just before midnight on Route 89 in Grayson County.
Police say 34-year-old Carl Elwood Moser Junior was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Jacob Felts.
Police say Moser was thrown from the car when Felts ran off the road.
He died instantly.
Felts was taken to Twin County Community Hospital, where his condition is not being released.
There is no word yet on what caused of the accident.


8Roanoke-Shooting


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Police say a Roanoke man is dead after being shot by his girlfriend's brother.
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20- year- old Marvin Williams was shot in the face yesterday at his home on Grayson Avenue.
25- year- old Eric Tyrone Waller allegedly walked into the house where his sister and Williams lived, pulled out, and shot Williams.
Waller later turned himself in at the police department.
He's been charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
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8Reynolds


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A memorial service was held yesterday for the Baltimore woman whose body was found last week in Culpeper County.
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25- year- old Alicia Showalter Reynolds disappeared on March 2nd while traveling from Baltimore to
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Charlottesville to meet her mother for a day of shopping.
Her remains were found Tuesday in a remote wooded area of the county.
Police are expected to release an enhanced sketch of their suspect today.
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8Allen


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Today marks the start of Governor Allen's two-week trade mission to the Far East.
The Governor is in Tokyo trying to lure new business to the Commonwealth.
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Allen arrived this weekend.
He will be seeking more foreign investment in Virginia and promoting traditional Virginia products.
70 Japanese-owned businesses have already found a home in Virginia.
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The mission also includes stops in Korea and Hong Kong.

8Police-Homepage


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Less than a year old, the Roanoke County Police Department's homepage is getting international attention.
Beth Myer reports a new crime prevention feature on the Homepage has a Japanese company looking into the idea.
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(( The Roanoke County police Homepage is packed with facts and is easy to use.
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Links are highlighted sections that will take you to additional information.
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A new and intriguing feature which has captured the attention of one Japanese company is the Anonymous Tips section. The group is here documenting ways Americans use computers.
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The Anonymous Tips section has been running for a couple of months and police say it has received four good leads on drug cases and suspicious activity. Beth Myer, News 7 Roanoke County.))

8Weather


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Turning now to the forecast,
It's going to be mostly sunny and cool today.
Highs will be near 60 degrees.
A frost warning is in effect for tonight, with clear conditions and record low temperatures.
Expect lows to fall into the low 30s. the mid to upper 60s. Tomorrow is going to warm up just a little, with sunny skies and highs in