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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Showers are likely to move in today, with highs mostly in the 60's. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete Monday outlook after the news.




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A weekend accident took the life of a 19 year old woman in Roanoke County. Police say alcohol was a factor.
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Investigators say Brooke Perkins of Bonsack was sitting on the passenger's side door of a Ford Explorer while the SUV was traveling down Summerfield Drive. Perkins fell from the moving vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, 21 year old Christopher Chovanec was charged with driving under the influence. Roanoke County police say speed was not a factor in the accident.
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A Roanoke area camp is helping many children who have already handled more than their share of tough times.
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Camp Rainbow's End is held annually in Roanoke County for children who are grieving the death of a loved one. One of the key healing tools at the camp is fun.
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Each child is matched up with a volunteer who will be their buddy for two days. The staff and volunteers hope the children will see others like them and understand their own pain.
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((KAREN MAYHEW:THE HEART OF IT IS TO BRING CHILDREN TOGETHER WHO HAVE HAD A LOSS OF A FAMILY MEMBER IN THE LAST COUPLE YEARS AND THE REAL GOAL IS TO HELP THEM NOT FEEL DIFFERENT FROM OTHER CHILDREN-- TO FEEL THAT THEY CAN BE CONNECTED TO OTHER CHILDREN THAT UNDERSTAND.))
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In addition to the climbing wall and marshmallow roasts, the getaway provides healing circles for children to discuss their feelings and learn healthy ways to cope with their loss.
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The Star City is hosting a contest called the Cradle to Cradle Housing Design competition.
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The international competition will have hundreds competing for the chance to build an environmentally friendly house in Roanoke. Yesterday, four graduate students from the University of Washington visited the downtown housing sites and residents were pleased to see the students.
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((AARON HODGIN:THEY JUST WANT TO TALK TO US AND SEE WHAT WERE DOING AND WHAT WE HAVE PLANS FOR. IT'S REALLY NEAT TO SEE THE COMMUNITY COME TOGETHER AND WELCOME THIS SORT OF THING.))
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To win, competitors have to submit a house design with modern features that also incorporates environmentally friendly items such as solar panels and recycled building materials.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom. Sunday's sunshine will give way to a chance of showers later today. Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has your complete weather picture in just a few minutes.

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Governor Mark Warner is scheduled to announce today final high school graduation rates in Virginia for the 2003-2004 school year. It was the first school year that the Standards of Learning test requirements affected whether seniors could graduate.
Meanwhile, state leaders say education will remain a top priority in Virginia, no matter who is voted president.
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State superintendent Jo Ann Demary says the No Child Left Behind legislation appears to be an important issue for both sides -- even though they differ on how to implement it.
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((JO ANN DEMARY/VIRGINIA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS: BOTH CANDIDATES CONTINUE TO TALK ABOUT IT AS IF IT'S HERE TO STAY. SO WHAT WE NEED TO DO IS TO CONTINUE TO IMPLEMENT IT IN A MEANINGFUL COMMONSENSE WAY WITH THE EXPECTATION THAT IT'S GOING TO BE HERE REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME OF THE ELECTIONS.))
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President Bush says he plans to expand the law by requiring two more years of state math and reading tests in the high school grades. Senator John Kerry says schools need more money, and promises an extra 10-billion dollars toward education programs.

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Quilts and railroads .. you might not think of the two together, but a Roanoke museum is celebrating the ties.
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The Virginia Museum of Transportation is taking a look at how quilts are tied to the history of railways in a new exhibit called, "A Stitch in Time." While, the blankets weren't initially meant to be viewed as "works of art" - patterns were passed down from generation to generation and chronicled special events within the family.
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((BOB DILLS/VA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION: IT REPRESENTS WHAT I WANT TO DO HERE WHICH IS SHOWCASE AN ART FORM INDIGENOUS TO AREA, WHICH IN SOMEWAY RELATE TO THE RAILWAY. AND IN THIS CASE ALL QUILTS IN EXHIBITS ARE BY RAILWAY WORKERS. IT'S SORT OF A HISTORY OF WHAT EVERYONE DID WHILE OTHERS WERE OUT WORKING ON THE RAILWAYS.))
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Governor Mark Warner announced an iniative earlier this week which would develop the *artisan and crafts* community in Southwest Virginia. The governor says it would help the Commonwealth's tourism industry by developing resources "uniquely Appalachian" -- ensuring jobs and income are NOT outsourced overseas.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
We'll lose the sunny weather, with scattered showers a good possiblity later on today.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.





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Police say alcohol played a role in a deadly weekend accident in Roanoke County.
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Investigators say Brooke Perkins of Bonsack was sitting on the passenger's side door of a Ford Explorer while the SUV was traveling down Summerfield Drive. Perkins fell from the moving vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, 21 year old Christopher Chovanec was charged with driving under the influence. Roanoke County police say speed was not a factor in the accident.
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Today Governor Warner is expected to deliver a report card of sorts--
He'll release the final high school graduation rate in Virginia for the 2003-2004 school year. It was the first school year that the Standards of Learning test requirements affected whether seniors could graduate.


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The Get out and Vote message is being heard loud and clear by the younger generation--
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Students say the idea that the younger voter could now be a deciding factor has infiltrated both the Republican and Democratic mindset.
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((LESLIE BRYNE:I THINK THAT WE ARE SEEING NEW ENERGY FROM YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS THE BOARD, REPUBLICANS OR DEMOCRATS, AND THAT'S THE GOOD NEWS BECAUSE TRADITIONALLY THEY HAVEN'T BEEN PARTICIPATING IN THEIR NUMBERS, I THINK MOST OF THEM KNOW NOW THAT SO MUCH IS AT STAKE.))
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The Young Democrats at Virginia Tech hosted a support rally yesterday to show the power of a college age voter.
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((AASHISH KARKHANIS:I THINK IT'S OUR OPPORTUNITY TO KINDA PROVE THAT YOUNG PEOPLE-- YOU KNOW WE HAVE BEEN CALLED VERY OUT OF TOUCH WITH POLITICS BUT WE ARE A SWING VOTE AND WE CAN MOVE THIS ELECTION IN ANY WAY THAT WE WANT.))
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The students say this year's presidential race is also motivating traditionally non-voting groups to come out November second.
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One other election note--
WDBJ7 will host the only televised debate for the 9th congressional district this Friday at 7:00 p.m.
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[Take WDBJ Web FS #E522]

We will include viewer questions submitted on line. To enter your question for consideration, go to our home page at wdbj7-dot-com.
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[Kim on Camera] Showing off your "Pet Pride" can help a good cause. We'll tell you how in this week's Paws and Claws. And, Steve Pardon checks out what the Greenfield Center has to offer.


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