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Jean Jadhon and WDBJ-TV Anchor/Reporter | May 31, 2011
We're learning more about the woman who was gunned down at the Sheetz gas station in Roanoke Monday.  30-year old Jennifer Agee was known by friends as  Jenny. Jenny Agee was a single mother of two who held down two jobs. She was employed at Elizabeth Arden during the day and also worked at Mac and Bob's  restaurant in Salem for the past two years as a server and worked to train other servers. "It is a shock," said Mac and Bob's General Manager Keith Griswold as he talked about the murder.   Agee, he said, was a hard worker.
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Tim Saunders and Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau Chief | May 13, 2011
Rachael Horton was known for always having a smile on her face, but friends say that smile was especially bright when she was around animals. "Her heart was so big and she had so much love for these animals," said Pet Owner Teresa Proffitt, who often took her cat "Pooh Bear" to get treatment from Horton at Gentle Care Animal Hospital in Forest.  Horton worked there as a veterinary assistant for seven years. "She wore her heart on her sleeve," said Proffitt.  "She was just an angel here on earth.
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Jean Jadhon and WDBJ-TV Anchor/Reporter | May 5, 2011
We've all said it at one time or another. What if the pounds could just melt away?  While they can't actually melt away, a new procedure recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration promises to freeze some fat away. It's called cool sculpting and now the procedure is being done at one Salem plastic surgery office.  "People are doing the backs of their arms, bellies, upper, lower, mid-bellies, love handles," said Dr. Carol Wray with the Center for Plastic Surgery at Ridgewood Hill in Salem.
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Elizabeth Harrington and Reporter | March 30, 2011
It's a number you can't ignore. 4,600 homeless animals were put down last year at the Regional Center for Animal Control in Roanoke. Now a group of people has a plan to keep pets alive. On Wednesday evening, a dozen pet lovers met to go over their presentation at next week's Roanoke city council meeting. Their new group is called the Roanoke No Kill Coalition and they've set up a Facebook page. One of the organizers, Lisa O'Neill, works at Angels of Assisi in Roanoke.
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Jean Jadhon and WDBJ-TV Anchor/Reporter | March 28, 2011
  The latest bathing suits on sale at Abercrombie Kids stores have padding and push up features meant to enhance cleavage. The problem is that these bathing suits are being marketed to girls as young as 7 and 8 years old. LewisGale psychiatrist Dr. Charlotte Hagen criticized the store for ever designing a bathing suit meant to alter a young girl's body.  She talked with News 7's Jean Jadhon about the negative effects this type...
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Bob Grebe and Reporter | March 23, 2011
Amazement Square in Lynchburg is marking a pair of exciting milestones. Guests will celebrate the museum's 10th birthday this week and one of them may be the one-millionth visitor. Amazement Square opened its doors on March 24, 2001. Housed in one of Lynchburg's oldest riverfront buildings, it was Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary childrens museum.  Amazement Square has four floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits.  All were designed with elements of the statewide Standards of Learning in mind.
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Justin McLeod and Reporter | March 1, 2011
Roanoke City Police Officers will now be hitting the keyboard as often as they hit the streets.  The department announced plans to enhance its crime fighting tools on social media websites like Facebook and Twitter. The enhanced Facebook page will feature cold cases, tours of the department's training facility, as well as a CSI type game.  Click here for the Facebook page. The page will eventually include real time crime data.  It will give citizens an idea of where crimes are happening.
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Assignment Manager | February 3, 2011
The suspect in a federal arson case and his girlfriend may have been sending intimidating messages to witnesses.  That is the allegation included in a search warrant for John Henry Conner, Junior's Facebook account. Conner is currently locked up in the Western Virginia Regional Jail, charged with setting fire to a house on Eastern Avenue in Roanoke in 2008.  According to the warrant, investigators recorded phone calls Conner made to his girlfriend from jail.  In those calls, Conner directs her to post intimidating comments on his Facebook page.
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Elizabeth Harrington and Reporter | January 24, 2011
Friends and family are making sure everyone sees Alex Ernandes's picture. The 19-year-old has been missing since last Thursday. People have posted fliers around the area with his picture. A Facebook page devoted to the search already has 3,000 members. Supporters are now displaying yellow bows outside their homes and businesses. Linda Cote makes yellow bows at her store, Mountain Treasures. She sold about 35 on Monday. The Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce asked her to do it as a show of support for Alex Ernandes's family.
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WDBJ Web Staff | November 28, 2010
A new and intriguing play is taking the stage at the Star City Playhouse. "Harvey" by Mary Chase is an uplifting play that centers around a man who sees a 7 foot rabbit.  The play was written in the 1940s, at the height of World War II. The Star City Playhouse showcases local actors, including Phil and Michael Boyd, who star in this new production. Admission is $10 and $6 for students and seniors. Reservations are needed to enjoy the production.  Just give a call to 540-366-0060.
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