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7E-rock-slide


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Police say heavy rains caused the massive rock slide in Southwest Virginia on Christmas Eve.
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A stretch of Interstate 77 was closed on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County at mile markers five and six, for nearly 24-hours. wipe wipe wipe
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State police blame the massive rock slide on heavy rain.
The slide happened last night at about 7:30.
The debris forced a major detour through U-S Route 52 or into Roanoke until the road reopened about 5:30 this afternoon.
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Highway crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation began cleaning up the mess at daylight.
V-DOT says since the traffic was light, there were no backups at the detour area.
Crews will spend the next few days assessing the scene, to see if any increased safety measures are necessary.
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7E-Soup-Kitchen


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Soup kitchen volunteers can make the holidays brighter for those in need.
But it's times other than the holidays when the kitchens are REALLY in need of extra help.
Scott Goldberg has the story of how the shortage of volunteers has hurt one soup kitchen in Lynchburg.
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(( From the music to the food to the volunteers spooning out the healthy portions, it looks a like Christmas at the Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lynchburg.
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Gilbert Feinman has worked at Daily Bread since it opened in 19-82.
Bonnie Maggi just started volunteering.
But she likes it so much, she brought her whole family along to help out in the kitchen.
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**STANDUP**
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((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTER: IT HAS NEVER BEEN THAT HARD FOR SOUP KITCHENS TO FIND PEOPLE TO WORK ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS LIKE CHRISTMAS OR THANKSGIVING. THE REST OF THE YEAR, THOUGH, IT HASN'T BEEN THAT EASY. DAILY BREAD USED TO SERVE MEALS SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. BUT PEOPLE STOPPED VOLUNTEERING. AND ON SATURDAYS, DAILY BREAD HAD TO STOP SERVING.))
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A calendar in the kitchen keeps track of how many people visit Daily Bread for meals.
This Christmas Day, that number is the lowest its been this month.
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((ALL OF THEM WAS VERY HAPPY TODAY WHICH MADE US FEEL GOOD TOO. ))
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But on other days soup kitchens need more people like Feinman.
People who plan to volunteer as long as they can.
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((I HAD A CHAT A FEW YEARS AGO WITH MY GOOD FRIEND UP ABOVE. AS YOU KNOW, IT'S GOD. AND I ASKED HIM TO GIVE ME ANOTHER 20-25 MORE YEARS. SO FAR HE'S DONE WELL. ))
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And so has Feinman.
Seventy-seven years young, and still going strong.
Scott Goldberg, News-7, Lynchburg.))

7weather


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Time now to check your Friday outlook--
Partly sunny skies today, with fairly mild temperatures in the lower 50s.
Clouding up tonight, with a chance of rain and snow mixed.
Lows falling into the lower 30s.
The extended forecast shows a good chance of more wintry weather for the weekend.
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7BIRTHDAYS!12/28-29/97
Sunday:

SUPER=130-9/Tabatha Walters/Blue Ridge;



SUPER=130-2/Nicholas Houston/Martinsville;


Monday:

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SUPER=130-31st/Mr. & Mrs. James Eanes/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-14th/Nosilla Uliins/Salem;



SUPER=130-/Mark Cockran/Willis;



SUPER=130-/Rita Hilton/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-/Holly Stenski/Willis;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-14/Willie Garrett/Madison Heights;



SUPER=130-/Kristi Walker/Buchanan;



SUPER=130-15/Antonio Darden/South Boston;

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55E-rock-slide


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Traffic is moving again on Interstate 77 following a Christmas eve rock slide.
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A stretch of the Interstate on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County was closed at mile markers five and six, for nearly 24-hours. wipe wipe wipe
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State police blame the massive rock slide on heavy rain.
The slide happened Wednesday night at about 7:30.
The debris forced a major detour through U-S Route 52 or into Roanoke until the road reopened at about 5:30 yesterday.
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No one was injured in the rock slide-- and there were no backups at the detour.
Crews will spend the next few days assessing the scene, to see if any increased safety measures are necessary.
In 19-89, a slide just a half mile away closed the road for two MONTHS.
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55nc-shooting


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Near Charlotte, police are investigating a Christmas evening shooting that left an officer and a teenager dead.
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Authorities say a second officer was seriously wounded.
The two were in the neighborhood responding to a call about gunshots.
Residents say the teen was carrying a gun, and police officers ordered him to drop it.
Then a struggle began and all three were shot.
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55Allens


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The state's first family says it's moving back to western Chesterfield county.
Governor and Mrs. Allen will soon turn over the keys to Virginia's executive mansion to Governor-elect Jim Gilmore.
Susan Allen says the family sold its Earlysville log home to an adjoining land owner and the family is eager to move into their new house adjacent to the James River.

55Soup-Kitchen


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Many of the area's soup kitchens don't seem to have trouble finding volunteers during the holidays but that isn't the case other times of the year.
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Christmas was a popular day at the Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lynchburg.
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Gilbert Feinman has worked at Daily Bread since it opened in 15 years ago.
Bonnie Maggi just started volunteering and she brought her whole family to help.
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Daily Bread used to serve meals seven days a week, but due to a shortage of volunteers, they've had to stop serving on Saturdays.
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A calendar in the kitchen keeps track of how many people visit Daily Bread for meals.
Yesterday that number was the lowest its been all month.
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55weather


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Turning to your holiday weekend forecast--
Partly sunny and mild today, with highs in the lower 50s.
Turning cloudy and cool overnight, with a chance of rain and snow mixed together.
Lows in the lower 30s.
The four day forecast stays cool, with more rain and snow mixed tomorrow.
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8E-rock-slide


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The weather may have cooperated, but holiday travelers faced a bigger obstacle with a rockslide in far Southwest Virginia.
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A stretch of Interstate 77 was closed on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County at mile markers five and six, for nearly 24-hours. wipe wipe wipe
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State police blame the massive rock slide on heavy rain.
The slide happened Wednesday night at about 7:30.
The debris forced a major detour through U-S Route 52 or into Roanoke until the road reopened about 5:30 yesterday.
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Highway crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation began cleaning up the mess at daylight.
No one was injured in the rock slide-- and there no backups at the detour.
Crews will spend the next few days assessing the scene, to see if any increased safety measures are necessary.
This is not the first time a rock slide has caused problems on Fancy Gap Mountain.
In 19-89, a slide just a half mile away closed the road for two MONTHS.
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8nc-shooting


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A North Carolina police officer and teenager were killed in a Christmas night shooting.
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Authorities say a second officer was seriously wounded.
The two were in the neighborhood responding to a call about gunshots.
Residents say the teen was carrying a gun, and police officers ordered him to drop it.
Then a struggle began and all three were shot.
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8Holland


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A state senator and his son have been charged with conspiring to defraud, misapplying funds, and lying under oath.
Next month, attorneys for Richard J- Holland of Windsor and his son will head to court to learn who might testify against the two bankers next April.
Holland, chairman of Farmers Bank of Windsor, and his son Richard Junior, president and chief executive of the bank, both pleaded innocent.
If convicted, they could face millions in fines and stiff prison sentences.

8Soup-Kitchen


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Soup kitchens attract more attention and volunteers during the holiday season.
But those who work there year round say extra help is ALWAYS needed.
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Christmas was a popular day at the Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lynchburg.
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((GILBERT FEINMAN: I ENJOY EVERY BIT OF IT. IT'S GOOD TO SEE -- TO HELP YOUR FELLOW MAN. ))
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Gilbert Feinman has worked at Daily Bread since it opened in 15 years ago.
Bonnie Maggi just started volunteering and she brought her whole family to help.
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((BONNIE MAGGI/VOLUNTEER: I WANT TO GET OTHER PEOPLE OUT HERE BECAUSE IT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD. I WANT THEM TO FEEL GOOD, TOO.))
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Daily Bread used to serve meals seven days a week, but due to a shortage of volunteers, they've had to stop serving on Saturdays.
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((BONNIE MAGGI: WE HAVE THE PEOPLE TO FEED WE JUST NEED SOME VOLUNTEERS. ))
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A calendar in the kitchen keeps track of how many people visit Daily Bread for meals.
Yesterday that number was the lowest its been all month.
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8weather


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Taking a break from news to look at the Friday forecast--
Partly sunny and pleasant during the daytime hours, with highs in the lower 50s.
Turning cloudy and cool overnight, with a chance of rain and snow mixed together.
Lows in the lower 30s.
The four day forecast stays cool, with more rain and snow mixed tomorrow.
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