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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Waking up to mild temperatures in the 50s, but they won't be sticking around long.
We're in store for a big cooldown.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details in the forecast, up next.





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Friends and family gathered in a small church in Halifax County to celebrate the short life of 5 year old DeAndre Barksdale.
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Hundreds gathered at the Greater Brandon Baptist Chruch to remember DeAndre Barksdale yesterday afternoon. Barksdale, who was from Newport News, wandered away from his grandparents home last Tuesday.
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Searchers found his body on Thursday about a mile and half way from his grandparent's home. More than 150 volunteers spent part of their holiday looking for the little boy. Friends of the Barksdale family remembers DeAndre as a wonderful little boy who didn't have a mean bone in his body.

Many people traveled all the way from the Tidewater region to celebrate DeAndre's life and death. DeAndre was laid to rest in the Greater Brandon Church cemetery.
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A prayer vigil is scheduled today in Hampton for the Barksdale family. The vigil was organized by Job's Temple Outreach Ministry.


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A preliminary hearing will be held today for a University of Virginia accused in the stabbing death of a man near campus. 21 year old Andrew Robert Alston is charged with second degree murder in the November death of 22 year old Walker Sisk. Sisk was a volunteer firefighter and had been bar-hopping with two other volunteers the night of the slaying. Police would not say what led to the stabbing.

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A 19 year old woman was killed in an car accident in Floyd County. It happened around 10-thirty Saturday night. State Police say Jessica Joyce Cupp was killed on Route 221, when the car she was in ran off the left side of the road, and overturned. Cupp was pronounced dead at the scene, and was not wearing her seatbelt. According to authorities, an unidentified man, believed to be Cupp's boyfriend, fled the scene. Police have found the man, and are trying to determine exactly who was driving the car. Charges are pending.






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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Unseasonably warm weather will be replaced with bitter cold later this week.
In the meantime, look for showers today.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, up next.

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Friends and family gathered in Halifax County to pay tribute to 5 year old DeAndre Barksdale.
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Hundreds gathered at the Greater Brandon Baptist Chruch to remember DeAndre yesterday afternoon.
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((ROSALIND JENNINGS: THE PART THAT REALLY TOUCHED US IS WHEN SHE BROUGHT IT HOME AND SAID HE WAS FIVE YEARS OLD AND WE ALL KNOW IN THE CHRISTIAN FAITH THAT FIVE IS A NUMBER OF GRACE AND WE KNOW THAT IT WAS GOD'S GRACE AND MERCY THAT TOOK DEANDRE HOME IN HIS LOVING ARMS TO BE WITH HIM.))
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[OUT Q=to be with him.]
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Barksdale, who was from Newport News, wandered away from his grandparents' home last Tuesday.
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Searchers found his body on Thursday, about a mile and half way from their home. More than 150 volunteers spent part of their holiday looking for the little boy. Friends of the Barksdale family remember DeAndre as a wonderful , who didn't have a mean bone in his body.
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((ROSALIND JENNINGS: NO MORE POINTING FINGERS OR BLAME. IT'S JUST NOW WE'VE GOT TO GO THROUGH THIS AGAIN AND THEY'RE GOING TO SEE DEANDRE AGAIN BECAUSE ALL OF US LOVE THE LORD.))
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[OUT Q=love the lord.]
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Many people traveled all the way from the Tidewater region to celebrate DeAndre's life and death. DeAndre was laid to rest in the Greater Brandon Church cemetery.
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A University of Virgina student will report to court today for a preliminary hearing in the stabbing death of a man near campus. 21 year old Andrew Robert Alston is charged with second degree murder in the November death of 22 year old Walker Sisk. Sisk was a volunteer firefighter and had been bar-hopping with two other volunteers the night of the slaying. Police would not say what led to the stabbing.

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An accident in Floyd County claimed the life of a 19 year old woman. It happened around 10-thirty Saturday night. State Police say Jessica Joyce Cupp was killed on Route 221 when the car she was in ran off the left side of the road, and overturned. Cupp was pronounced dead at the scene, and was not wearing her seatbelt. According to authorities, an unidentified man, believed to be Cupp's boyfriend, fled the scene. Police have found the man, and are trying to determine exactly who was driving the car. Charges are pending.






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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Starting off mild today, with a good chance of showers.
Meanwhile, a major cooldown is in store for us, starting tomrorow.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the forecast.





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Friends and family gathered in Halifax County to celebrate the life and death of 5 year old DeAndre Barksdale.
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Hundreds gathered at the Greater Brandon Baptist Chruch to remember DeAndre Barksdale yesterday afternoon.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The part that really...]

((ROSALIND JENNINGS: THE PART THAT REALLY TOUCHED US IS WHEN SHE BROUGHT IT HOME AND SAID HE WAS FIVE YEARS OLD AND WE ALL KNOW IN THE CHRISTIAN FAITH THAT FIVE IS A NUMBER OF GRACE AND WE KNOW THAT IT WAS GOD'S GRACE AND MERCY THAT TOOK DEANDRE HOME IN HIS LOVING ARMS TO BE WITH HIM.))
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[OUT Q=to be with him.]
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Barksdale, who was from Newport News, wandered away from his grandparents home last Tuesday.
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Searchers found his body on Thursday about a mile and half way from their home. More than 150 volunteers spent part of their holiday looking for the little boy. Friends of the Barksdale family remembers DeAndre as a wonderful boy, who didn't have a mean bone in his body.
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((ROSALIND JENNINGS: NO MORE POINTING FINGERS OR BLAME. IT'S JUST NOW WE'VE GOT TO GO THROUGH THIS AGAIN AND THEY'RE GOING TO SEE DEANDRE AGAIN BECAUSE ALL OF US LOVE THE LORD.))
[SUPER=01-Rosalind Jennings/Family Friend;]
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[OUT Q=love the lord.]
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Many people traveled all the way from the Tidewater region to remember DeAndre's life and death. DeAndre was laid to rest in the Greater Brandon Church cemetery.
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A preliminary hearing will be held today for a University of Virginia student accused in the stabbing death of a man near campus. 21 year old Andrew Robert Alston is charged with second degree murder in the November death of 22 year old Walker Sisk. Sisk was a volunteer firefighter and had been bar-hopping with two other volunteers the night of the slaying. Police would not say what led to the stabbing.

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A car accident in Floyd County left a 19 year old woman dead. It happened around 10-thirty Saturday night. State Police say Jessica Joyce Cupp was killed on Route 221 when the car she was in ran off the left side of the road, and overturned. Cupp was pronounced dead at the scene, and was not wearing her seatbelt. According to authorities, an unidentified man, believed to be Cupp's boyfriend, fled the scene. Police have found the man, and are trying to determine exactly who was driving the car. Charges are pending.