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Coming up on NEWS 7.

The Roanoke Rescue Mission prepares to help even more families than ever.
Police continue their search for the person who shot and wounded a man in Roanoke last night.
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And-- some big changes could be in store in terms of spending at V-M-I.
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In sports, Highlights from Virginia Tech and Virginia basketball Salem wins the Division 4 state championship.
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and last night at J-M-U Brookville won the Division three title for the first state football championship in school history.
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Daytime highs in the 70s on December 4th? It happened. And it might happen on December 5th too. Details coming up.

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For more than 50 years the Roanoke Rescue Mission has helped thousands of families -- and thanks to a five million dollar expansion program the organization is hoping to help thousands more.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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(( For the past 3 weeks Tracy Davis and her 9 year old daughter Brandy have been staying inside this room at the Roanoke Rescue Mission.
In November, Davis lost her home and everything she owned in a fire.
Homeless -- and penniless -- she says she turned to the shelter.
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((IT'S HELPED ME AND MY DAUGHTER HAVE A PLACE TO STAY HAVING A ROOF OVER OUR HEADS KNOWING THAT WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO HELP US OUT))
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And helping more people in need -- is what the rescue mission hopes to accomplish by adding a new building and opening a new thrift store.
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((LOIS BETTIS/RESCUE MISSION FOUNDER: I HOPE IT WILL MEAN WE'LL BE ABLE TO TAKE BETTER CARE OF THE PEOPLE.. WE ARE CROWDED OUT NOW. WE THOUGHT WE WERE GOOD FOR 10-15 YEARS BUT THE FIRST NIGHT WE OPENED THE SHELTER WE WERE FULL AND IT'S BEEN LIKE THAT ALL THE TIME))
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A ground breaking was held for the new building which will eventually house a new kitchen, chapel, dining room, and administrative offices.
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Customers lined up outside the thrift store for its grand opening. The store will provide families in need with free clothing and many shoppers say it's a chance to give back to the community while getting a bargain.
All of the proceeds from the store go to the Rescue Mission.
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((GALE MUNDY: IT'S A BEAUTIFUL BUILDING IT REALLY IS AND THE RESCUE MISSION DOES SO MUCH FOR PEOPLE. IT'S REALLY FASCINATING WHAT THEY DO FOR OTHER PEOPLE))
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((BECKY LAYMAN: GOOD BUYS, A LOTS OF NICE PEOPLE. YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO FIND))
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((JOY SUTTON: THE RESCUE MISSION IS HOPING TO OPEN ITS NEW BUILDING IN A YEARS TIME. CONTINUING IT'S EFFORTS TO HELP SERVE THE NEEDY AND HOMELESS OF THIS COMMUNITY.JOY SUTTON, NEWS 7 ROANOKE))
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[Tultex]


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Virginia isn't the only state reeling from Tultex's decision to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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This week, the company laid off 150- workers at its plant in Rockingham County, North Carolina--- all but closing t

he century old factory that predates the mill town of Mayodan.
The rural Carolina region has already had to cope with FIVE major textile or apparel layoffs in the last two years.

[local video]
Locally-- eleven hundred people in Henry County lost their jobs at Tultex this week.
As part of its reorganization, Tultex is also closing facilities in South Boston, Roanoke and Martinsville.
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[Josiah-Bunting]


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V-M-I's board of visitors will vote in February on a policy that would tighten down on the way college funds are used.
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During an investigation earlier this year, a state auditor of public accounts found Superintendent Josiah Bunting used his discretionary account to pay for items such as alcohol, flowers and gifts.
Bunting was later cleared of wrongdoing.
But an audit committee at the school has been working on a new spending policy that would allow Bunting
to buy alcohol for functions, but not use his discretionary fund for purchases--- such as flowers or retirement parties

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The school's board of visitors will vote on the policy in February, but the business office says it plans to begin using the new guidelines, right away.


[Salem-Robbery]


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Roanoke City Police are searching for the man who robbed and shot 39 year old Chester Wright of Salem.
It happened on the 2500 block of Delta Drive in Roanoke last night.
Apparently an armed man approached Wright and demanded money.
Police say the two struggled and Wright tried to run-- but was shot in the back.
He was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital and is listed in serious condition.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN] Police say if you have any information you can call their crime line at 344-8500.




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About 30 Roanoke City Police officers were out until three A-M, cracking down on drunk drivers and anyone else disobeying the law.
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The crack- down started around 10-30 last night on tenth street.
Of the 500 vehicles that crossed the bridge -- 70 were detained.
Three drivers were arrested for D-U-I.
Two tickets were also issued for habitual offenders.
Other tickets were handed out for seat belt violations and others for suspended licenses.
The Roanoke City Police Department received a 22-thousand dollar federal and state grant to pay the officers over time to run the check point.
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Holiday celebrations are getting started all across the area, coming up we'll take you to one where you might think you're seeing double.
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Plus a fire in Danville spreads quickly through a home--- the details coming up after the break.
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Fire damaged a house in Danville this afternoon.
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It happened shortly after one at this house on Flee Street. Fire officials believe the blaze was sparked by a problem with the furnace in the basement. The fire spread to the attic and eventually through the roof. No one was living in the home because it was being remodeled.
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[Vinton-Holly]


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Downtown Vinton was filled with Holiday cheer this afternoon -- as dozens came out to participate in "Vinton Holly Day."
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Santa joined in the fun -- riding along with the kids on a wagon.
There were plenty of crafts for sale and lots of bake goodies to buy.
And in the spirit of the holiday -- holly was given out as a token of friendship.
This is an annual celebration in Vinton-- the town has been hosting the event for the past 6 years.
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It's also the sixth year for another annual celebration.
This one-- involving two of a kind.
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All of the families at this holiday party in Vinton -- have one or two sets of twins.
From the youngest newborns to those in their toddler years -- all of the parents had their hands full.
The families are part of the Roanoke Valley Parents of Multiples group.
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((WE HAVE MOSTLY TWINS AND THREE SETS OF TRIPLETS. WE HAVE A HALLOWEEN PARTY, A CHRISTMAS PARTY. IT'S FAMILY ORIENTED AND KID ORIENTED.))
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There are 56 families who belong to the group.
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Coming up on News 7...
We'll leave the 20th century behind ..
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and visit a place that is untouched by time and feels as cozy as home.
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[Warwickton-Plantation]


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The innkeepers at the historic Warwickton Plantation say when you pull in the driveway, you leave the 20th century behind.
Kimberly McBroom does some time traveling in this week's "Time Off".
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((A light dusting of snow just makes Warwickton all the more picturesque...
It was built in 18-51 for Bath County judge James Warwick and his wife, Eliza.
More than a century later, the U-S forest service purchased the property.
Soon after that, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
But an agreement between the forest service and Ron and Pam Stidham-- the first of its kind-- brought about the biggest change...the renovation of the historic mansion into a bed and breakfast.
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((PAM STIDHAM/INNKEEPER: THAT KEEPS THE HOUSE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, ACCESSIBLE-- WE WANT PEOPLE TO REALIZE THAT THIS IS PART OF YOURS AND MY HERITAGE AND IT SHOULD BE PRESERVED.)) [RUNS:11]
The Hidden Valley Bed and Breakfast opened six years ago.
Pam Stidham says although the antique furnishings date as far back as 17-90, she likes for guests to feel as comfortable as they would be visiting their grandmother's house...
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This square grand piano is the focal point of the formal parlor.
Three bedrooms are set aside for guests.
Rates range from 89 to 99- dollars a night, including a full breakfast.
The ground level room, which used to be the library, features two beds.
The garden room is appropriately decorated in a floral motif.
But this is the room with the most colorful history---


From 1919 to 1931, it served as the Hunt Club School.
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((PAM STIDHAM/INNKEEPER: ON THE INSIDE OF THE CLOSET DOOR, ALL SORTS OF FIGURES AND NUMBERS LIKE 100 TIMES 10..Kimberly McBroom/News 7: It was a blackboard. STIDHAM: YES, IT WAS A BLACKBOARD. OR EITHER, WE TRIED TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT THE TEACHER, WHEN THE KIDS WERE BAD, SHE SHUT THEM IN THE CLOSET AND MADE THEM PRACTICE THEIR FIGURES UNTIL THEY GOT THEM RIGHT.)) [RUNS:17]
Guests often come up here for fly- fishing, since Warwickton is located right on the Jackson River.
There are also trails nearby for hikers and mountain bikers..
The plantation's heritage has long entertained visitors...the house acted as the setting for the Civil- War era film, "Somersby".
And every August, it's the site of a Civil War re- enactment.
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((RON STIDHAM/INNKEEPER: IN THIS AREA DURING THE CIVIL WAR TIME, THERE WAS NO MAJOR BATTLE OR ANYTHING, JUST MOVEMENT OF TROOPS AND STUFF.)) [RUNS:06]
Not just bed and breakfast clients, but the general public is welcome to tour the historic mansion any time.
The Stidhams do, however, ask that you call first.
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THE STIDHAMS ARE PLANNING TO TAKE A VACATION THEMSELVES THIS MONTHS. THEY'LL ALSO BE DOING SOME RENOVATIONS. SO, THE BED AND BREAKFAST WILL BE CLOSED IN DECEMBER, BUT WILL RE- OPEN IN JANUARY. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7, BATH COUNTY.)) [RUNS:13]))
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The man who led Virginia Tech to a perfect season on the gridiron grew up in Carroll County.
And as you might imagine, folks there are among Frank Beamer's biggest fans.
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Especially now-- that Beamer could very well coach the Virginia Tech Hokies to a National Title.
This season, his mother, Herma, attended all but two of his games.
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((HERMA BEAMER/FRANK BEAMER'S MOTHER: I'M THE PROUDEST MAMA IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA , IN THE COUNTRY.))
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I also spoke with some of Beamer's classmates-- who're just as proud. You can see her "Virginia Profile" on News 7 Sunday Morning, starting at 8:00.
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And coming up in sports, Salem wins the Division 4 Group Two A state championships.
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And St. John's routs the Virginia Cavaliers in basketball at Madison Square Garden.
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Salem's fans are chanting repeat down I-81 as they bring home the Group Two A division 4 state championship with a 21 to 20 win over Park View Sterling.
Denise Allen has more.
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[S-Floyd]


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At Liberty University in Lynchburg, Floyd County would meet Madison County in the Group A Division 2 championship game.
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The Buffaloes and Mountaineers meet at midfield for the coin toss.
In the first quarter the Mountaineers strike first as R. Kirkley would plunge from three yards out to make it 7 to nothing Madison county.
Later in the period, The Mountaineers capped another drive as Antwan Settle connects on the 18 yard field goal to make it 10 to nothing Madison County.
In the second quarter the Buffaloes strike back on fourth down Quarterback Adam Gardner goes to the air and finds Doug Sewell in the corner of the end zone for the 5 yard T-d pass and Madison County led 23 to 12 in the fourth.
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[S-Brookville]


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Last night in Harrisonburg, Brookville won the Division 3 State championship beating Handley 14 to 6.
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The Bees marched onto Bridgeforth Stadium on the campus of James Madison University for the 7 PM kickoff. Trailing six-nothing in the second quarter, Brookville's Dejon Kennedy scores from 11 yards out and the Bees would take the lead 7-6 at the half.
[SUPER=36-Brookville/14/Handley/6;] Then, in the third quarter, the Bees open up with a eight minute, 17 play drive t

hat is capped off when Kennedy crosses the goaline from a yard out and they hold on to capture the school's first ever football state championship with a 14-6 win.
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[S-Girls]


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Turner Ashby defended its Group Two A state championship beating Heritage this afternoon 58 to 40.
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The Lady Pioneers gather around their head coach ty Gafford.
And Heritage would keep the game close in the second half thanks in part to Telcita Butler who shoots this jumper to cut the Knights lead to 4.
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The Lady Knights played tough defense as Amy Fox gets the nice bounce pass and layup as Turner Ashby beats Heritage 58 to 40.
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[S-Tech]


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The Virginia Tech men's basketball team finally made its way into the Cassell this afternoon for the team's home opener. The Hokies opened the season by winning two out of three on the road,
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so today's game with UNC-Charlotte marked the long awaited home debut for first year Tech head coach Ricky Stokes. Stokes was greeted by a warm reception, by not only the fans but also the Hokies bird. And after struggling with their shooting at East Tennessee State on Thurday, Dennis Mimms did his part to get some high percentage shots for the Hokies as he buries the monster jam to give Tech the lead. Mims wasn't the only one flying to the hoop. His front court mate, Rolan Roberts, gets a slam dunk of his own.
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Tech beats UNC Charlotte 60 to 52 . Tech plays at VMI Monday night.
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[S-UVA]


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The Virginia Cavaliers were in New York this afternoon taking on the Red Storm of St. John's.
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Cavalier coach Pete Gillen calling a instructing his team settled down.
Virginia comes out and goes to Majestic Mapp who nails the three pointer but the Cavs tralied by 13.
Then the Red Storm went on a 9 to nothing run and when Reggie Jesse gets the steal and lay in the St. John's led by 15.
The Cavaliers then go to Chris Williams he drives to the hoop and scores to make it 54 to 37.
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St. John's gets it to Erick Barkley his second straight three made it a 25 point lead and the Red Storm wins it 85 to 63.
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