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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... we have another beautiful day across our region today with temperatures again in the 80's...
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the mid-week forecast coming up right after the news...





[7-11Patriot-Day]


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Roanoke County leaders are urging the community to reflect on the events of September eleventh.
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The board has approved a resolution establishing today as "Patriot Day". The county will fly its flag at half staff-- and supervisors are urging the public to pause for a moment of silence.


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((FUZZY MINNIX: IT WILL BE SPECIAL IN A SENSE BECAUSE WE STILL HAVE OUR FREEDOMS AND ARE WILLING TO FIGHT FOR OUR FREEDOMS. ))
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The supervisors will be taking part in a number of activities around the community-- in memory of the events of one year ago.
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[7-11Wall-Hanging]


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A local sewing group is giving a gift made with September 11th in mind...
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke;]

The Roanoke chapter of the American Sewing Guild is giving quilts commemorating 9-11 to two Roanoke County fire stations. This one for the downtown fire house took six women about 25-hours to complete. The design was created by a Jo-Ann Fabrics employee ... it features quotes from a speech by President Bush. A second quilt will hang in the Peter's Creek fire station. Nationwide, 160-quilts with this design were presented to fire officials.
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[Take Web Page FS] There are numerous events and activities scheduled across the region today.
We have assembled an extensive list of places and times on our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
Just click the 9-11 event icon near the upper left corner.
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[7-Bedford-Fatal]


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A Bedford man was killed in a two- car collision.
State Police say John William Toms was headed north on Route 122 in Bedford County yesterday, when another car failed to yield the right of way at the Route 24 intersection.
Toms clipped the other car and lost control.
His car hit a guardrail and flipped several times.
He was thrown from the vehicle and later died at Roanoke Memorial hospital.
The driver of the other car, Rose Marie Howard of Charlotte Courthouse, was not injured, but charges are pending against her.

[7-11Henry-Search]


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Authorities in Henry County have found a man who was reported missing... Police say 76- year- old James Curtis Jones was found late yesterday afternoon down an embankment behind Highland Baptist Church in Ridgeway.
He was dehydrated and disoriented and is currently hospitalized in Martinsville.
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Jones was reported missing by his daughter on Monday.
Earlier yesterday, Henry County deputies, Martinsville police officers and the Old Dominion Search and Rescue Team were all looking for Jones.
A privately owned airplane and a State Police helicopter were also involved.
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[WXHeads]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
The mid- week outlook is sunny with highs in the 80s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up in the forecast.






[45-11Folk-Artist]


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Folk Artist Benny Carter lives in North Carolina, but New York City has been a favorite focus of his work.
And in the months since September 11th, the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center has dominated his paintings.

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[SUPER=143-Rockingham Co., NC;]


Carter says he was painting the New York City skyline when he learned of the attack.
He put down his brush and didn't pick it up again for several weeks, but says he felt compelled to paint the destruction of the twin towers.
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((BENNY CARTER/ARTIST: I BELIEVE A LOT OF PEOPLE WANT TO FORGET ABOUT IT. AND THAT'S ONE OF THE BAD THINGS ABOUT AMERICA TO START WITH, THAT THEY FORGET TOO SOON, YOU KNOW.))
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The North Carolina folk artist is known for his colorful birdhouses, yard art, and detailed paintings.
He says he will continue to create his unique remembrance of the terrorist attack, with more paintings of the New York skyline before and after September 11th.

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A school resource officer in Botetourt County is accused of sexually abusing a child. According to the sheriff's office-- 39- year old Tracey Alan Cornwell is charged with aggravated sexual battery involving an eleven year old girl. Sheriff's officials say the child was not a student and that Deputy Cornwell's contact with the girl was NOT work-related. Cornwell-- who was assigned to Read Mountain Middle School-- has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the case. Authorities say NO other complaints against Cornwell have been reported.

[45-11FCHS-Scam]


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Some Franklin County business owners were scammed into thinking they were supporting high school teams...
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The high school's athletic director says a Texas-based company has been calling up small businesses and asking them to buy ads in an athletic calendar.
The businesses pay from 200 to 400 dollars for the ads.
But the Franklin County Eagles don't get a cent.
10 local groups, including the American Red Cross, fell victim to the scam on a recent football calendar.
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((TOM SAWYERS/FRANKLIN CO. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR; THESE BUSINESSES ARE FRIENDS OF OURS AND WHEN WE REALISTICALLY GO OUT SOLICITING MONEY FOR BONA FIDE CAUSES, THIS HARMS US IN THAT THEY REALLY DON'T KNOW WHETHER THIS IS A BONA FIDE ADVERTISEMENT OR ANOTHER SCAM ARTIST. ))
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The Franklin County Commonwealth's attorney says it's fraud ... but is hard to prosecute, because the company to blame is out-of-state.
The Better Business Bureau says it's best NOT to do business over the phone... and to check with the school to make sure the fundraiser is legitimate.

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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
A pleasant late- summer day is expected around the region.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the 7- day forecast, straight ahead.






[8-11Patriot-Day]


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Roanoke County leaders are encouraging the community to reflect on the events of September 11th...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke Co.;]


The board has approved a resolution establishing today as "Patriot Day". The county will fly its flag at half staff-- and supervisors are urging the public to pause for a moment of silence.


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[SOT 18:47:23 18:49:30]
[IN Q=Because we]

((FUZZY MINNIX: IT WILL BE SPECIAL IN A SENSE BECAUSE WE STILL HAVE OUR FREEDOMS AND ARE WILLING TO FIGHT FOR OUR FREEDOMS.))
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[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=for our freedoms. ]
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[VO-NAT]

The supervisors will be taking part in a number of activities around the community-- in memory of the events of one year ago.
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[8-11Wall-Hanging]


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September 11th was the focus of a local sewing group's project...
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke;]

The Roanoke chapter of the American Sewing Guild is giving quilts commemorating 9-11 to two Roanoke County fire stations. This one for the downtown fire house took six women about 25-hours to complete. The design was created by a Jo-Ann Fabrics employee ... it features quotes from a speech by President Bush. A second quilt will hang in the Peter's Creek fire station. Nationwide, 160-quilts with this design were presented to fire officials.
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[Take Web Page FS] There are numerous events and activities scheduled across the region today.
We have assembled an extensive list of places and times on our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
Just click the 9-11 event icon near the upper left corner.
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[8-11County-Supervisors]


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In other news- Governor Mark Warner recently imposed mandatory water restrictions on most of the state... but the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors still aren't sure what that means for our area...
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Because to ENFORCE the Governor's guidelines, supervisors would need to approve an ordinance. Board Chairman Butch Church says right now the county has decided NOT to act on the governor's proposal. He says there's just too much conflicting information coming out of the governor's office.
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((BUTCH CHURCH/ROANOKE CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: I THINK RIGHT NOW THAT THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE HAS FOUND THAT WHEN YOU MAKE A DECISION STATEWIDE ALMOST IMMEDIATELY YOU HAVE TO STAY PRETTY MUCH WITH THE PLAN AND WHAT CAUSED THE CONFUSION IS THERE WAS SOME EXCEPTIONS MADE RIGHT AWAY AND WE ALL IN LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT KNOW WHEN YOU MAKE ONE EXCEPTION THERE'S ANOTHER TO FOLLOW.))
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Although Roanoke County has NOT approved an ordinance-- residents must still abide by the Governor's mandatory restrictions.
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