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A former Christian school principal was indicted yesterday for allegedly having sex with one of her students.
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The woman worked at the Three Angles Christian School, run by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
The seven indictments allege Cynthia Carroll had sex numerous times with one of her male students.
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The young man, who's now 20- years old, says the five year relationship began when he was 14.
Detective Mike Cox says he began looking into the allegations after the alleged victim came to police, several months ago.
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((MIKE COX/RADFORD DETECTIVE:ANYBODY WITH ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME AT THE RADFORD CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT BECAUSE I DO HAVE SOME MORE PEOPLE THAT I HAVEN'T TALKED TO THAT I NEED TO.))
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The alleged victim has already filed a civil suit against Carroll-- who's no longer employed at the school.
Carroll left the Radford school last year for a job in Petersburg.
Detective Cox says she resigned from that position after the allegations were brought forward.

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Thirty people were arrested yesterday in Giles County on charges of drug posession and distribution.
The arrests follow a nine-month undercover investigation involving state, county and local officers. The sheriff's department tells says of those buys was made by a uniformed officer while on duty.
The suspect told police today he thought he was doing the officer "a favor".

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Lynchburg police have made no arrests in connection with a shooting Wednesday night.
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Around 11, police responded to the Shalom (shuh-LOAM) apartments on Federal Street where neighbors say several shots had been fired.
That's where they found 26- year- old Carlos Montez Webb lying on the sidewalk.. he'd been shot once in the head.
Webb is in the neurological intensive care unit at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Police are still tracking down leads.
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[7-5-Workforce-Training]


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Are students prepared for the working world when they graduate from high school?
Businesses in Halifax County are working with the school district to make sure they are.
Christy Hubley tells us about a new workforce development program.
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Taking a look now at your Friday forecast..
Today should be the warmest day of the work week, with temperatures rising into the mid-80s under mostly sunny skies.

Clear skies and cooler weather tonight. Look for lows to be in the low- to mid-50s.
The extended forecast...
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The city manager of Martinsville is facing financial difficulties. [GRAPHIC IN--Pinnacle 1005]
Earl Reynolds Junior has filed for Chapter 13 personal bankruptcy in U-S bankruptcy court.
The filing lists his personal debt between 100- and 500-thousand dollars. [GRAPHIC REVEAL 1006]
His petition lists 22-creditors, including several banks, retail stores, and the I-R-S. [GRAPHIC REVEAL 1007]
Reynolds would not talk on camera-- saying his financial situation is a "personal matter".
He says all of Martinsville's financial obligations are being met.
A creditors' meeting is set for October in federal court in Danville.

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Roanoke will soon have some new homes courtesty of Habitat for Humanity.
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The group met last night with a largely receptive crowd in Villa Heights.
That's where Habitat plans to put three new houses.
Habitat scheduled the meeting to answer any concerns from people who live in the neighborhood.
Most seemed willing to welcome the Habitat homes.
Their only concern is the site -- at Massachusetts and Aspen streets...
Where some neighbors say building more homes could aggravate an already bad flooding problem.
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Meanwhile, there have been some developments in the West View Terrace controversy.
That's where Habitat planned to build 32-houses...
Until people who live nearby protested, saying the homes would bring down property values across the entire neighborhood.
At a press conference later this morning, the city will announce a deal to buy the land from Habitat.
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News-7 has learned the city will pay 352-thousand dollars for the West View Terrace property.
The city also will announce it is willing to use money from a block grant to help Habitat build eight homes in the Loudon/Melrose neighborhood in the next year.
Then, over the next three or four years, another 24-houses will go up in that same Northwest neighborhood.

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A Monday night meeting has been scheduled by residents opposed to construction of a new Home Depot near Cave Spring Corner.
They will work on strategy following surprise action
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this week by the board of supervisors to rezone the property for the commercial development.
Yesterday, Supervisor Harry Nickens said he believes the decision was in the best interests of the entire county.
And he says the timing was dictated by parliamentary procedure and a ruling from the county attorney.
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((HARRY NICKENS/VINTON SUPERVISOR: I DID NOT KNOW UNTIL THE COUNTY BOARD MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 8TH, WHEN MR MAHONEY ACTUALLY HANDED US A DOCUMENT DURING THE MEETING THAT IN FACT THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST FROM A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE HAD BEEN CLEARED, SO THAT'S WHY THE LATENESS, THAT'S WHY THERE WAS NOT A DISCLOSURE, THAT'S WHY IT WAS NOT ON THE AGENDA OR THE PACKET WHEN IT WAS HANDED TO US AND MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC.))
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Officials with Home Depot say they haven't made a final decision on the Cave Spring site, but a spokesman says the company is still very interested in the location.
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Opponents of the project are planning to meet Monday night at the Brambleton Center.
They will explore the possibility of hiring an attorney then.

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Some new hype for Virginia made products.
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First Lady Roxane Gilmore kicked off an ad campaign for the "Virginia's Finest" trademark product line yesterday.
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It's supposed to enhance the image of the 10 year old trademark, pointing out that while other states have ONE trademark product, Virginia has a bounty.
The Virginia's Finest quality stamp was on just 38 products in 1989.
More than 500 are licensed today.
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Taking a moment now to check the Friday forecast--
Mostly sunny and warmer today, with highs in the mid 80s.
Clear and cool tonight, with lows in lower 50s.
The weekend forecast stays sunny, with more summerlike temperatures in the 80s...
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Indictments were handed down yesterday to a former Christian school principal, who allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student.
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The woman worked at the Three Angels Christian School, run by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
The seven indictments allege Cynthia Carroll had sex numerous times with one of her male students.
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The young man, who's now 20- years old, says the five year relationship began when he was 14.
Detective Mike Cox says he began looking into the allegations after the alleged victim came to police, several months ago.
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The alleged victim has already filed a civil suit against Carroll-- who's no longer employed at the school.
Carroll left the Radford school last year for a job in Petersburg.
Detective Cox says she has resigned from that position.

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A nine-month undercover investigation netted the arrests of dozens of people yesterday in Giles county,
Thirty people were arrested on charges of drug possession and distribution.
The investigation involved state, county, and local authorities. The sheriff's department says one of those buys was made by a uniformed officer while on duty.
The suspect told police yesterday he thought he was doing the officer "a favor".

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Nearly 200 workers are losing their jobs at a Covington plant.
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Applied Extrusion Technologies is the former Hercules plant. A-E-T says the positions will be eliminated at it's Covington facility over the next six months. A-E-T cites increased competition, and lower demand for the plant's key products.
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Police are still searching for the suspect in a shooting that occurred in Lynchburg Wednesday night.
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Around 11, police responded to the Shalom (shuh-LOAM) apartments on Federal Street where neighbors say several shots had been fired.
That's where they found 26- year- old Carlos Montez Webb lying on the sidewalk.. he'd been shot once in the head.
Webb is in the neurological intensive care unit at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Police are still tracking down leads.
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The head of misions for Roanoke's Church of the Holy Spirit is in the Sudan delivering 32 tons of food to Sudaneese refugees who have been displaced by the African country's civil war.
News 7 spoke with Pastor David Fuller about the food distribution via satelite phone.
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Fuller and seven others from the Roanoke church visited the Sudan a few months ago to address the needs of the refugees.
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Before we wrap up this morning, here's one more look at the forecast.
Mostly sunny again today, but warmer.
Look for highs in the mid 80s.
Clear and cool overnight, as lows fall into the lower 50s.
And the four day forecast is calling for mostly sunny skies through the weekend, with temperatures in the 80s for highs.
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