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The 14-year old student charged in yesterday's school shootings in Richmond will be arraigned today, and prosecutors will try him as an adult.
Ellen Qualls has the story from Armstrong High School.
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Firefighters had to battle more than flames yesterday evening, as heavy smoke
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made it difficult to put out a blaze at a Roanoke recylcing plant.
The smoke pouring out of Cycle Systems was visible for miles around.
Fire officials say it appears the blaze started in a large paper compactor.
It took several hours to extinguish the fire.
No one was injured in the blaze.
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Authorities have released the identities of both people involved in a collision on Smith Mountain Lake Sunday.
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40-year Jon W. Cooper from Lynchburg was killed in a jet-ski crash.
Cooper's jet ski collided with another jet ski, ridden by 41-year old Moneta resident Gloria Purdue.
Purdue escaped without injuries.
Authorities say there are usually about 50-accidents at Smith Mountain Lake every year.
More than half of those involve individual watercraft such as jet skis.
Police are still investigating the crash.
But no charges are pending.
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In a separate incident, a man who drowned in the lake Sunday was reportedly drunk.
The 40-year old Franklin County man was reportedly drinking with friends when he fell from a dock into the lake at Shoreline Marina.
Authorities say alcohol definitely played a factor in the drowning, and foul play is NOT suspected.


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Football tailgate parties are the subject of controversy at the University of Virginia.
The Alcoholic Beverage control board says the parties have been operating illegally for years.
Now UVA officials are seeking licenses for the tailgate parties.
In response to underage binge-drinking, a University task force HAD recently recommended banning alcohol at tailgating events, but UVA's Board of Visitors nixed that idea.




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Taking a look now at your Tuesday forecast.. Look for temperatures to soar near 90 degrees under partly sunny skies. Stay alert to the possibility of afternoon thunderstorms.
Overnight, temperatures will drop into the low- to mid-60's.
The extended outlook...
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A student charged with shooting and wounding a history teacher and a volunteer aide at a Richmond high school will be arraigned today. Prosecutors want to try the 14 year old as an adult.
Ellen Qualls has the story from Armstrong High School.
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Roanoke firefighters battle a stubborn fire last night at a recycling plant.
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The smoke coming from Cycle Systems was visible for miles.
Fire officials say it appears the blaze started in a large paper compactor.
It took several hours to extinguish the fire.
No one was injured.
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A former nun and sister of murder victim will NOT be allowed to act as the spiritual advisor for her brother's killer.
Dennis Wayne Eaton is set to die this week.
Maria Hines is the sister of Trooper Terry Hines, one of four people killed by Eaton in 1989.
Department of Corrections officials fear that Hines, who is death penalty opponent, would try to disrupt the executi

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Authorities in Pittsylvania County are trying to find those responsible for poisoning nearly a dozen dogs.
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There used to be 11 bird-dogs living in these kennels on Ben Davenport's farm in Markham.
Last month, a veterinarian confirmed they were poisoned when someone put antifreeze in their food.
Nine died-- two survived.
Davenport first noticed a problem when the dogs acted a bit sluggish.
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((BEN DAVENPORT: IT WAS REAL HOT AT THAT TIME. WE REALLY DIDN'T SUSPECT THAT THE DOGS WERE SICK UNTIL THE NEXT DAY AND THEN THE DOGS BEGAN TO HAVE LABORED BREATHING.))
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The two surviving dogs are now being boarded in North Carolina.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is offering a 25-hundred dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case.
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Shifting gears now to weather--
Partly sunny skies, with afternoon thunderstorms again a possbility.
Highs climbing into the upper 80s.
Clearing overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.
The extended outlook is drier for the next couple of days...

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In the eyes of prosecutors, a 14-year- old Richmond boy is an ADULT.
The Armstrong High School student, charged in yesterday's school shootings, faces arraignment today.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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Authorities believe a drowning victim at Smith Mountain Lake was drunk.
The 40-year old Franklin County man was reportedly drinking with friends when he fell from a dock into the lake at Shoreline Marina.
Authorities say alcohol definitely played a factor in the drowning, and foul play is NOT suspected.


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In another Smith Mountain Lake incident, authorities have released the names of both people involved in a jet- ski collision Sunday.
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40-year Jon W. Cooper from Lynchburg was killed in a jet-ski crash.
Cooper's jet ski collided with another jet ski, ridden by 41-year old Moneta resident Gloria Purdue.
Purdue escaped without injuries.
Authorities say there are usually about 50-accidents at Smith Mountain Lake every year.
More than half of those involve individual watercraft such as jet skis.
Police are still investigating the crash.
But no charges are pending.
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The Hill City may get a sixth historic district, based on its Civil War legacy.
But this time, there's no controversy.
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The Fort Early Corporation yesterday petitioned the city for historic zoning status.
The site marks the area where Confederate troops defended the city from a Federal raiding party in 18-64.
Supporters say getting the property properly recognized by the city is only the first step.
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((FRANCES HEDRICK/FORT EARLY CORP.: AND THEN AFTER WE DO THAT WE HOPE TO GET IT ON THE VIRGINIA LANDMARK REGISTER. IT WAS JUST THAT IT'S ALREADY SUCH AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF PROPERTY. IT IS THE ONLY CIVIL WAR BREASTWORKS, THE LAND ITSELF, THAT ARE LEFT IN THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG.))
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The historic zoning would protect Fort Early from new development.
Neighboring properties would NOT be affected.
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Taking a moment away from the news to take a look at the Tuesday forecast--
Partly sunny, with a chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 80s.
Tonight looks clear, with lows in the mid 60s.
The four day forecast is calling for partly sunny skies for the next few days...with scattered thunderstorms again by Friday.
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