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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Another sunny day on the way-- but temperatures will be warmer, reaching the mid 80s for highs.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up.





[7-11Burrow]


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The federal fraud trial continues in Charlottesville for the former president of the National D-Day Memorial.
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Richard Burrow faces ten fraud charges for allegedly misleading banks and donors into loaning money to help build the memorial.
A federal prosecutor said in opening statements yesterday that Burrow ``thought he was above the law.'' Burrow's attorney told the jury the Foundation board authorized Burrow's plans to secure loans for the memorial.
His first trial ended in a hung jury in December of 2002.
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It wasn't just the noise -- but the movement of the ground that warned Henry County resident Wayne Warrick that a tornado was bearing down.
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Warrick lives on Floyd Henley Drive- not far from the CP Films plant that was damaged by the storm.
He picked up his video camera and recorded the conditions as the tornado narrowly missed his neighborhood.
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((WHEN THE GROUND SHOOK LIKE IT DID, I KNEW THAT STORM HAD SOME POWER.)) ((I HAD TO REACH FOR THE RAIL TO TRY TO HELP MYSELF STAND UP. WHERE I WAS OUT AWAY FROM IT I HAD TO LEAN OVER TO IT AND GRAB A HOLD OF IT. BUT THE HOUSES SHOOK. EVERYBODY'S HOUSE ON THE ROAD SHOOK, NOT JUST OURS.))
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Warrick was monitoring News 7 Weather on his television and Weatherbug on his computer as the storm approached.


He admits he may have been foolish not to take cover, but says he wanted to capture the tornado on videotape.
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Warrick feels fortunate the storm turned away from his home, and now says his thoughts are with his neighbors in Virginia and North Carolina who were not so lucky.





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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Lots of sunshine today with a high near 85.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the seven day outlook, coming up.

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A local college student who suffered Taliban rule says the U-S invasion of Afghanistan was worth it.
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Mina Ayob is an Afghani native who left her homeland two years ago to attend Ferrum College.
Under Taliban rule, Mina like all women had no rights and could not even attend school.
When she returned to Afghanistan this summer she saw a completely different country.
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((MINA AYOB/FERRUM COLLEGE JUNIOR: IT'S BETTER. IT'S MUCH BETTER. COMPARED TO THE TALIBAN, IT'S JUST CHANGED A LOT.))
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Mina is attending Ferrum under a four year scholarship set up for Afghani women.
Once she graduates, she plans to continue her education in Afghanistan and eventually become a doctor.
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[55-11Traffic-Guard]


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He says if drivers have their eyes on him -- then they're paying attention.
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Keith Holly does more than just control traffic -- he stops traffic with his entertaining signals. Holly says when he first started his job two years ago, he noticed a lot of parents weren't smiling when they dropped their kids off at school. So, after watching a few music videos and the high school band, he decided to do something about it.
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((KEITH HOLLY/FRANKLIN CO. SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD; AND NOW TODAY, WE NOTICE THAT EVERYBODY SMILING SALUTING WAVING, I MEAN THAT'S A PLUS 45))
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Holly and his partner are so appreciated, that they received TWO car loads full of gifts last Christmas. He says even though he likes to make people smile, his first priority is to keep them safe.
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Richard Burrow's second federal fraud trial continues in Charlottesville today.
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The former president of the D-Day Memorial faces ten fraud charges for allegedly misleading banks and donors into loaning money to help build the memorial.
A federal prosecutor said in opening statements yesterday that Burrow ``thought he was above the law.'' Burrow's attorney told the jury the Foundation board authorized Burrow's plans to secure loans for the memorial.
The first trial ended in a hung jury in December of 2002.
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[8Wx-Headline]


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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Our stretch of pleasant sunny days continue, as fall gets under way this afternoon.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, straight ahead.





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A Virginia Tech student who died over the weekend may have had alcohol poisoning.
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Friends found 23 year old Thomas Ryan Hauser dead in their home on Center Street early Sunday morning. Police say he and friends had been bar hopping in downtown Blacksburg the night before and he had to be carried to a friend's house. Counseling is now available for students. University officials are hoping everyone learns a valuable lesson from Hauser's death.
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((ED SPENCER: IF YOU CHOOSE TO DRINK THAT YOU DO SO RESPONSIBILITY. :16 AND THAT IF YOU SEE SOMEONE ELSE THAT IS NOT BEING RESPONSIBLE. THAT YOU TAKE CARE OF HIM OR HER AND TRY TO PREVENT SUCH TRAGEDIES FROM OCCURRING.))
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Hauser's body was taken to the medical examiner for an autopsy. Plans for a memorial service are still in the works.
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[8-11Kerry-Veteran]


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A John Kerry supporter and fellow veteran spoke in Roanoke County last night.
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A Vietnam veteran who served with Senator John Kerry rallied area Democrats.
Skip Barker was in the Navy and served on swift boat operations with Kerry.
Barker believes Kerry's record in Vietnam is an indicator of how he would serve the country as Commander in Chief.


Barker hopes fellow veterans will help the Massachusetts Senator carry Virginia.
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((SKIP BARKER/VIETNAM VETERAN; I THINK VETERANS CAN IDENTIFY WITH AND FOLLOW AND VOTE FOR A LEADER WHO HAS BEEN IN SERVICE AND BEEN IN COMBAT, VOLUNTEERED TO SERVE HIS COUNTRY WHEN DUTY CALLED, BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT THOSE VETERANS DID.))
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Other veterans who served with Kerry in Vietnam have criticized his actions during the war and his conduct after he returned to the U-S.
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The Roanoke City sheriff's office says someone is using the department's name to scam citizens.
The department says it's received several reports of a group of people soliciting money both door to door and by telephone.
The people are falsely identifying themselves as being affiliated with the Roanoke Sheriff's Office. Sheriff George McMillan says the department has not authorized any solicitations.