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Next on News 7- student protestors urge the University of Virginia to keep it's affirmative action program.
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and officials in London say as many as 70 people are still unaccounted for in yesterday's deadly train collision.
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Weather permitting at the South Pole -- a medical rescue mission is taking home a doctor who's been treating herself for breast cancer.
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And -- in Southwest Virginia -- the results are in on a campaign to increase mammography.
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IF their academic records and test scores are the same, should a minority student be given preference in admission to a state university?
The University of Virginia's done so for years.
But when a Board of Visitors subcommittee warned last month that the policy could face a court challenge, an affirmative action debate began.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom, just back from a student rally in Charlottesville.
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Q&A JEAN: When does the Board next meet?

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Deputies say the death of a man in Henry County looks suspicious.
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Authorities say they THINK 34-year-old Jose Santos Mora-Soto was strangled to death.
His body was found yesterday in a creek near his home by two family members.
Mora was a textile worker from Mexico. He came here a year ago to live with six relatives and friends.
His cousin says Mora was a quiet man who knew very few people and had NO enemies.
Sheriff's deputies scoured the area near Mora's home for evidence today.
They say they'll know more after an autopsy tomorrow.
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London police are just beginning to find out how terrible the train accident was-
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Two commuter trains crashed yesterday morning.
Tonight 28 people are dead- dozens of people who boarded are still unaccounted for.
Crews are searching the wreckage- focusing on a car at the front end of the incoming train-
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((ANDY TROTTER/DEPUTY ASSISTANT POLICE COMMISSION: THE SEARCH OF THE REST OF THE TRAIN IS GOING TO BE DIFFICULT. THERE WAS SEVER FIRE DAMAGE IN ONE OF THE CARRIAGES AND A GREAT DEAL OF DESOLATION IN THERE.))
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The inquiry into the crash has just begun.
There are suggestions that the companies that run the recently privatized British Network are cutting corners on safety-
but there also reports in the British Media that the drivers of one of the trains may have run through a red signal.
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Will the United States jump on board when it comes to limiting nuclear testing?
It looks highly Unlikely.
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Senators debated ratifying the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty- or C-T-B-T.
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Despite clear signs the Senate will NOT approve the treaty- the Secretary of Defense warned of the consequences.
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((WILLIAM COHEN/DEFENSE SECRETARY: WHAT KIND OF WORLD DO WE WANT TO LIVE IN. DO WE WANT A WORLD WITH MORE NUCLEAR WEAPONS OR WITH LESS?))
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The treaty has been signed by 154 nations but ratified by only two of the seven known nuclear powers- France and Britain.
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There's more News 7 to come. Up next, Governor Gilmore celebrates his birthday in the area, but local Republicans are the ones getting the gifts.
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Also we'll see what Roanoke officials are doing to turn high risk teenagers into model citizens.
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Governor Gilmore and another governor's wife made a fund-raising stop in Roanoke this morning.
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On their way to a big money luncheon ... Texas First Lady Laura Bush and Gilmore visited Forest Park Elementary School.
The wife of presidential hopeful George W. Bush talked about her husband's education plan ....
saying all states should adopt testing programs like Virginia's Standards of Learning.
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Bush also helped Gilmore celebrate his 50th birthday today.
She went with him to a Republican fund-raiser.
It's part of a series of money events celebrating Gilmore's birthday ... and collecting cash for General Assembly candidates.
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The Roanoke Valley Skate Park has been a hit with young people since it opened six months ago, but it has also become a source of some complaints.
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The facility, built under the Wasena Bridge, was covered with graffiti before crews cleaned it up this morning.


This isn't the first time, they've had to use paintbrushes and sandblasting equipment to erase the offensive marks.
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((JOHN COATES/PARKS AND RECREATION MANAGER: WE'VE HAD TO PAINT GRAFFITI IN THE PAST, BUT WE'D LIKE TO THINK THE MORE THIS IS USED, THE MORE POPULAR IT BECOMES, THE MORE PEOPLE WILL RECOGNIZE AND APPRECIATE THE VALUE AND HELP US TAKE CARE OF IT.))
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The city is considering ways to combat the problem.
One option that other cities have used is to fence in the Skate Park, supervise activities there, and charge admission to cover the operating costs.
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Roanoke city leaders say they can avoid a school shooting and cut local violence. Their teen outreach program turns high risk teenagers into heroes. As the young people were recognized today, Tina Tenret shows us what a difference a year can make.
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(( A year ago, leaders of a teen outreach program thought these students were likely to drop out of school. Now, they're winning awards as outstanding community volunteers. They strive to be obstetricians, cosmetologists, and military servicemen.
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Last year 145 kids served child care centers, nursing homes, and nonprofit agencies. They also learned self-respect, sexual responsibility and anger control. After the program, the number who felt the need to physically fight dropped 26 percent. And the number who wanted many sex partners was cut in half, from 23% to 11%.
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The next generation of volunteers is coming up through the ranks -- as one graduate makes plans to be the Star City's next mayor. Tina Tenret News7 Roanoke.))


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There's going to be an affair to remember this Saturday in Roanoke and as Patrick Evans tells us, it will be anything but square.
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The biggest party short of New Year's Eve is this weekend, when Affair in the Square takes over Center in the Square Saturday night.
Patrick Evans has the latest on a new addition to the traditional line-up of activities this year.
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Coming up today in Sports, Steve Mason will have an inspirational story in this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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Just ahead on health check -- October is breast cancer awareness month.
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And more and more women are getting the message about mammograms.
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But thanks to a campaign to raise awareness about mammograms in Southwest Virginia -- more women are having their yearly exams.
The results of a Carilion/Elizabeth Arden Campaign were released today showing an increase in mammograms leading to a higher cure rate.
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((DR. CHARLES WARNER/RADIOLOGIST: IN HER SITUATION IT WAS VERY EARLY BECAUSE SHE'S HAD ANNUAL MAMMOGRAMS EVERY YEAR SINCE 1992, AND THIS WAS A NEW FINDING SINCE HER 1998 MAMMOGRAM, SO IT'S A FINDING THAT HAD COME UP WITHIN A YEAR.))
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And she's not alone. This year, with the help of an Elizabeth Arden gift set with every mammogram, more women went to the doctor for tests.


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[VO NAT] The Carilion Breast Care Center in Roanoke saw a 36% increase.
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A new program is also getting underway at the center to help women who can't afford mammograms pay for the cost.


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A rescue mission is underway to airlift a breast cancer patient from one of the most remote places on earth.
The woman is the only doctor for a science station at the South Pole.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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It's Wednesday at that means Steve Mason is here with another edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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((John Baker has a new passion for everything he does. At 26, he's getting his degree from Roanoke College and playing basketball for the Maroons. ((:))
In the early 90's while a Northside junior, Baker was a star tight end on the football team and an all state performer for Billy Pope's Vikings. Scholarships from Winthrop, Liberty and High point were on the table. But hype can hurt and in his senior year, Baker was dismissed from the eventual group 2A state championship runner up basketball team. ((:)) ((:))
After years of chaos and no direction, Baker decided he had had enough. He trimmed his frame down from 250 to 190 pounds, stopped partying and started praying. His turnaround began with a special meeting with coach Pope, seven years after leaving the Northside team.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))

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The Hubble telescope is revealing important new clues to the birth of a galaxy.
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The Hubble is looking into its center which is made of millions of stars.
Astronomers are hoping to discover which came first, the galaxy's central bulge or the surrounding stellar disk.
Scientists have determined that some galaxies formed early in the universe, while others formed more slowly over a long stretch of time.
The telescope was used to study more than 200 neighboring galaxies up 100 million light years away.
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