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7SWatch


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This weekend's wintry weather has prompted some schools to alter their schedules.
Here's a look at the list.

7Carroll-Fatal


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In Carroll County, an accident involving a tractor trailer has taken the life of a woman and injured her child.
State Police say Teresa Butler was driving south on U-S route 52 in the north bound when she hit the a semi head on.
Butler died at the scene and her eight- year- old child, was flown to a hospital in North Carolina.
There is no word yet on the child's condition.

7E-County-Murder


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A man watched as his girlfriend was fatally shot by her EX-boyfriend.
It happened Saturday night in Roanoke County.
As Denise Allen reports the shooter also tried to take his own life.
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((Doug Lakes says he drove his girlfriend, Lisa Sizemore, to Ronnie Brooks' house so she could pick up her things.
Lakes says she had recently broken up with Brooks.
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Lakes says Brooks had called them several times during the day telling Lisa to pick up her furniture.
But Lakes says when they reached the house it was dark so Lisa went to the front door.
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(( AND THE GUN WENT BOOM, I SAW FIRE FLY OUT OF THE END OF THE BARREL. I SAW HER HIT THE GROUND SCREAMING BLOODY MURDER. WE TORE OFF RUNNING DOWN TO THE STORE, BEFORE HE COULD SHOOT US CAUSE I KNOW I WAS HIS NEXT VICTIM.))
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Lakes says he called police from a near by store.
He says Lisa and Ronnie had a three year relationship with a history of violence.
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Lakes says the sound of the gun firing and his girlfriend's scream will stay with him forever.
Denise Allen News 7.))
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Brooks is hospitalized at Roanoke Memorial in stable condition.
Investigators say the shooting is still under investigation and charges against him are pending.

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V-M-I's first female cadets won't be alone when they get to campus this fall.
Female cadets from other two military colleges will live in the barracks to help them fit in.
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Superintendent Josiah Bunting told the V-M-I board of visitors Saturday that four women from Texas A-and-M University and four from Norwich University will become part of the corps of cadets in August.
Bunting says the goal is to provide the young female cadets with advisers and counselors as they attend their first years at the previously all-male military institute.
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Lieutenant- Governor Don Beyer doesn't want state alcohol agents stamping out teen smoking.
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A new proposal would give Alcohol Beverage Control agents responsibility to enforce underage cigarette laws.
Beyer says the plan would require additional money, manpower and a state mandate.
Attorney General Jim Gilmore made the proposal.
Gilmore and Beyer will likely face each other in this year's race for governor.
There are 110 A-B-C Agents in the entire state.
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7weather


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Turning now to the Monday forecast--
Mostly cloudy skies, with some scattered flurries today.
Highs will only reach the mid to upper 30s.
Partial clearing by tonight and quite chilly.
Look for lows in the low to mid 20s.
Meanwhile, tomorrow's outlook is partly sunny with a high near 40.
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7BIRTHDAYS! 2/11/97

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(Anniversary)
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55SWatch


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This weekend's wintry weather has prompted some schools to alter their schedules. Here's a look at the list.
Take schoolwatch

55Carroll-Fatal


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A head on collision between a tractor trailor and a car has taken the life of a Caroll County woman.
State Police say Teresa Butler was driving south on U-S route 52 in the north bound lane early this morning when she hit the truck.
Butler died at the scene.
Her eight- year- old child was injured and flown to a hospital in North Carolina.

55E-Pitts-Murder


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A Pittsylvania County man is behind bars this morning after allegedly shooting his wife to death Saturday night.
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Sheriff's deputies say 34- year- old Timothy Wayne Abbott of Keeling shot his wife once in the chest.
It happened outside the couple's home on Blair Lane.
31- year- old Melissa Faye Holland Abbott died at the scene.
Timothy Abbott is being held WITHOUT bond in the Pittsylvania County Jail.
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Training begins today in Georgia for fort-six Danville National Guard members.
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Family and friends were on hand yesterday as the unit left Fort Pickett for Fort Benning.
The unit will receive some additional training at Fort Benning and then in Germany before arriving in Bosnia in about a month.
Governor Allen offered encouragement yesterday.
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Once the unit arrives in Bosnia, they could stay for as long as 270- days.
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55E-VMI


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V-M-I will have even more woman than anticipated on campus this fall.
Female cadets from two other military colleges will also live in the barracks.
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Saturday, Superintendent Josiah Bunting told the V-M-I board that four women from Texas A-and-M University and four from Norwich University will become part of the corps of cadets in August.
Bunting says the goal is to provide the young female cadets with advisers and counselors-- as they attend their first years at the previously all-male military institute.
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Time now to check today's weather forecast--
We'll see mostly cloudy skies, along with some possible flurries.
High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 30s.
Tonight, skies will become partially clear-- with lows cooling down in the low to mid 20s.
Meanwhile, partly sunny skies are on the way tomorrow, with a high reaching 40.
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8SWatch


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This weekend's wintry weather has prompted some schools to alter their schedules. Here's a look at the list.
Take schoolwatch

8Carroll-Fatal


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A head- on collision killed a Carroll County woman this morning.
State Police say Teresa Butler was driving south on U-S route 52 in the north bound lane when she hit a tractor- trailer.
Butler died at the scene.
Her eight- year- old child was injured and airlifted to a North Carolina hospital.

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A domestic dispute ended in a shooting overnight in Rockbridge county.
Authorities say 29- year- old Harry Duff was shot several times.
Police are charging Carla Marie Statler with malicious wounding.
Duff is listed in very critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The incident happened at the home of Statler's mother on Route 56 east of Vesuvius (Vuh- SOO- Vee- US).



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In Roanoke, County a man reportedly killed his ex- girlfriend, and attempted to kill himself Saturday night.
As Denise Allen reports, the woman's CURRENT boyfriend witnessed the shooting.
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((Doug Lakes says he drove his girlfriend, Lisa Sizemore, to Ronnie Brooks' house so she could pick up her things.
Lakes says she had recently broken up with Brooks.
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Lakes says Brooks had called them several times during the day telling Lisa to pick up her furniture.
But Lakes says when they reached the house it was dark so Lisa went to the front door.
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((HE SHOT HER WITH NO REMORSE WHAT SO EVER. HE SAID SOMETHING, "YOU'LL NEVER DO THAT AGAIN,))
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(( AND THE GUN WENT BOOM, I SAW FIRE FLY OUT OF THE END OF THE BARREL. I SAW HER HIT THE GROUND SCREAMING BLOODY MURDER. WE TORE OFF RUNNING DOWN TO THE STORE, BEFORE HE COULD SHOOT US CAUSE I KNOW I WAS HIS NEXT VICTIM.))
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Lakes says he called police from a near by store.
He says Lisa and Ronnie had a three year relationship with a history of violence.
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Lakes says the sound of the gun firing and his girlfriend's scream will stay with him forever.
Denise Allen News 7.))
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Brooks is hospitalized at Roanoke Memorial in stable condition.
Investigators say the shooting is still under investigation and charges against him are pending.

8E-Pitts-Murder


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Meantime, in another Saturday night shooting a Pittsylvania County man allegedly killed his wife.
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Sheriff's deputies say 34- year- old Timothy Wayne Abbott shot his wife once in the chest.
It happened at the couple's home.
Authorities say 31- year- old Melissa Faye Holland Abbott died at the scene.
Timothy Abbott is being held WITHOUT bond in the Pittsylvania County Jail.
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Danville National Guard members said goodbye to their family and friends yesterday.
They left for Fort Benning, Georgia, preparing for duty in Bosnia.
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Forty- six members of the unit left from Fort Pickett in Blackstone.
The unit will receive some additional training at Fort Benning and then in Germany before arriving in Bosnia in about a month.
Governor Allen offered encouragement yesterday.
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Once the unit arrives in Bosnia, they could stay for as long as 270- days.
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8weather


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Let's check today's forecast--
Mostly cloudy, with some scattered flurries across the region.
Expect highs only in the mid to upper 30s.
Tonight's lows will drop into the low to mid 20s, and we'll see some partial clearing.
As for tomorrow, partly sunny with highs near 40.
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