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Coming up on News 7 at Noon- Authorities have recovered the body of a Lynchburg man who drowned overnight in Leesville Lake.
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And through rain, snow, sleet, and SATURDAYS.... the mail will keep coming six days a week.
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The hazy hot and humid conditions will continue to dominate our weather through tomorrow...I'll have your hometown forecast....
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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News 7 at noon is next.
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[Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A late night fishing trip turned deadly last night when Lynchburg man who drowned in Leesville Lake.
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The search began when 911 received a call from the victims friend.
Bedford County Officials say two men went fishing last night around midnight.
His body was found around 6:30 this morning close to the area where he went down.
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[SOT 01:42:28]
[IN Q=When it got light]

((LT. KENT ROBEY/ BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT. :WHEN IT GOT LIGHT WE WERE ABLE TO LOOK AT THE SHORELINE ALITTLE BETTER. THE DAM MOVING THE WATER UP TO SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE HAD DROPPED 3 TO 4 AND A HALF FEET.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Kent Robey/Bedford Co. Sheriff's Department]
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[OUT Q=3 to 4 and a half feet.]
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The man disappeared in water six to 18 feet deep.
Authorities dragged the cove area last night.
The body will be sent to a medical examiner.
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[Shark-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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More surgery today for the eight- year- old boy whose arm was bitten off by a shark.
Doctors have already re-attached Jessie Arbogast's arm.
Jennifer Jones has an update on the boy's condition.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Pensacola, FL;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Rex Northrup/Sacred Heart Children's Hospital;]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/CBS News;]
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[OUT Q=Jones, CBS News, Pensacola, FL.]

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LITTLE JESSE ARBOGAST UNDERGOES MORE SURGERY TODAY TO COVER A LARGE WOUND ON HIS THIGH.
THERE WAS LITTLE OR NO CHANGE IN THE CONDITION OF THE EIGHT YEAR OLD SHARK ATTACK VICTIM OVERNIGHT.... BUT DOCTORS SAY THAT'S OKAY.

SOT: DR. REX NORTHRUP/SACRED HEART CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

"EACH HOUR AND CERTAINLY EACH DAY THAT WE GET BEHIND US, HE HAS REMAINED STABLE AND CERTAINLY IF HE'S GOTTEN ANY BETTER, WE'RE CERTAINLY IMPROVING OVERALL."
JESSE REMAINS UNCONSCIOUS, BUT DOCTORS ATTRIBUTE PART OF THAT TO SEDATIVES THAT ARE BEING USED TO KEEP HIM COMFORTABLE. THEY SAY THE PULSE IN HIS RE-ATTACHED RIGHT ARM IS STRONG. A MAJOR CONCERN RIGHT NOW IS POSSIBLE SWELLING TO THE BRAIN.

SOT: NORTHRUP AGAIN

"THAT IS THE BIG HURDLE WE ARE WORKING TO OVERCOME RIGHT NOW."
JESSE HAS HIS RIGHT ARM THANKS TO THE HEROIC EFFORTS OF HIS UNCLE... WHO WRESTLED THE SHARK TO SHORE AND THEN CALLED 9-1-1.

GRAPHIC: SOT FROM 9-1-1

"SHE'S BIT HIM, ON THE RIGHT LEG AND ON THE LEFT. IS HE BREATHING? HE WASN'T BREATHING AND HE DIDN'T HAVE A PULSE A MINUTE AGO."

(STANDUP: TO COME...Jennifer Jones/Pensacola Florida )



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Marine corps investigators are at the site of last night's fatal crash of a helicopter near Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
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Three Marines were killed, and two others were injured when their transport chopper went down in the New River.
The pilot and co- pilot survived the crash, and are both in stable condition.
The helicopter was practicing night landings when it crashed.
The Sea Knight model has been involved in other deadly crashes recently.
The Osprey aircraft was supposed to replace it, but THAT model has also been involved in fatal accidents.
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The Marines' names are being withheld until their families have been notified.

[Mail-Delivery]


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You'll still be able to send and receive mail on Saturdays--
The U-S postal service has decided to keep letter carriers on their six- day work week.
Faced with a possible two- billion dollars in losses this year, the agency considered ending Saturday delivery.
But after a preliminary study, the postal board of governors decided to drop the idea.


[Backstreet]


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The Backstreet Boys have cancelled their current tour while A.J. McLean goes into rehab.
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[SUPER=04-August, 1999;]


The other members of the band made the announcement yesterday on M-T-V's "Total Request Live."
Brian Littrell says McLean came to them Sunday to tell them about his problems with alcohol and depression.
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[OUT Q=worried about him.]
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The band says McLean will enter an undisclosed rehab facility for 30 days. McLean's grandmother died recently, but Kevin Richardson says McLean was already battling depression.
Nick Carter says the troubles do not mean the Backstreet Boys will break up.
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[11Bedford-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Bedford County still doesn't know what it will do about Jefferson Forest high school. But the school board is getting closer to making a decision.
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Superintendent Jim Blevins has been authorized to contact architects interested in studying what should be done with the aging high school. Sometime in early August, an architect would then be selected to proceed with a course of action. One option being considered is renovating Jefferson Forest high, but others say a new high school is needed.
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[IN Q=It is gratifying]

(( JAN KONIOWSKY: IT IS GRATIFYING AND REASSURING TO KNOW THAT YOU HAVE DEALT WITH MANY OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AT JEFFERSON FOREST IN THE PAST FEW MONTHS AND I THANK YOU FOR THAT BUT WITH ALL THAT IS BEING DONE TO PRESENTLY ELIMINATE THE MOLD AND VENTILATION PROBLEMS THE FACT REMAINS THAT WHEN THE HIGH SCHOOL REOPENS IN THE FALL THE FACILITY NEEDS AT JF AS BROUGHT FORWARD BY OUR COMMITTEE WILL STILL EXIST. ))
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[OUT Q=will still exist.]
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Last night Superintendent Blevins also weighed in on the issue. He says he believes a new high school is needed.
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Still to come on the newscast, tempers flare in Richmond as the General Assembly takes up redistricting again.
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Also the family of a missing Washington intern says Congressman Gary Condit needs to make a good faith gesture to convince them he is not hindering the police investigation.
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An attorney representing Chandra Levy's parents say Congressman Gary Condit should take a lie detector test as a gesture of "good faith".
Condit has been romantically linked to the missing Washington intern.
Lee Cowan has the latest from Washington.
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That was Lee Cowan reporting.[11Bane]


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A Roanoke businessman has been cleared of charges he was acting as a building contractor without a license.
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Philip Bane disputed the notion that he planned to build 11 houses on Autumn Lane.
A Roanoke jury last night found Bane NOT guilty of operating without a license ...though an investigator testified Bane told HIM he WAS a licensed contractor.
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[IN Q=He said he was]

((HE SAID HE WAS THE BUILDER, THE ONE IN CHARGE. HE TOLD ME HE WAS THE CONTRACTOR.))
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Bane denied he ever made such a statement. The Autumn Lane property was in his wife's name, Bane testified, and he was simply acting on her behalf.
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[SOT 15:33:10 Tape #3]
[IN Q=I did very little]

((I DID VERY LITTLE. IF I WAS AT THE JOB SITE AND SOMEONE NEEDED SOMETHING, SURE, I WOULD DO DOWN AND GET DRINKS. DID I ACT AS A REPRESENTATIVE FOR MY WIFE? CERTAINLY.))
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The house Bane built on Autumn Lane has been the subject of numerous legal proceedings, including a civil suit he filed against News 7 over a story we did a year ago.
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[6Redistricting]


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The General Assembly took up Congressional Redistrciting again yesterday. In the process, it learned nothing is easy this year in Richmond. Ellen Qualls has more.
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[SUPER=01-Roy Perry-Bey/Coalition for Equal Justice;:01]
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[SUPER=01-Del. Jeannemarie Devolites/(R) Vienna;:36]
[SUPER=01-Del. Frank Hargrove/(R) Hanover Co.]
[SUPER=01-Del. Lionell Spruill/(D) Chesapeake;:1:17]
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[OUT Q=EllenQualls News 7 Richmond]




[11Armstrong]


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Southside Delegate Ward Armstrong says redistriciting has not changed his plans to run for re-election.
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[SUPER=403-Stuart;]


The five time democrat announced plans yesterday to run for re-election in the newly formed tenth district.
It consists of Patrick County, most of Carroll County, and parts of Martinsville and Henry County.
The announcement comes nearly a week after Delegates Barnie Day and Tom Jackson decided NOT to run against Armstrong in the new district.
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[IN Q=We had several conversations]

((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/CANDIDATE FOR RE-ELECTION: WE HAD SEVERAL CONVERSATIONS. ALL OF THEM WERE CORDIAL. I DONT THINK IT WOULD BE APPROPIATE FOR ME TO DISCLOSE THE FULL CONTENT OF THESE BUT I THINK ALL THREE OF US ULIMATELY MADE INDIVIDUAL DECISIONS WHAT WE HAD TO REGARDING THIS RACE.))
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[OUT Q=regarding this race]
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Delegate Barnie Day will not leave politics altogether.
He has agreed to be Armstrong's campaign manager.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up today in Sports, one of the major leagues best pitchers in recent years is done for the year,
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Also we'll get the latest score as runners take on the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
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[5-Bedford-Memorial]


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Carilion Health Systems now has company running Carilion Bedford Memorial hospital.
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Officials from Carilion and Centra Health signed an agreement, giving each fifty percent of the hospital. The facility will now be called Bedford Memorial Hospital. Officials say the union will allow them to better serve the community.
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[IN Q=Down the road we hope to...]
[SUPER=01-George Dawson/Centra Health President; ]

((GEORGE DAWSON/PRES., CENTRA HEALTH: DOWN THE ROAD WE HOPE TO RECRUIT AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON. WE HOPE TO EXPAND GASTROENTEROLOGY SERVICES... SO, PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT, THE VOLUME, THE TYPE OF THINGS THAT ARE DOWN HERE, THAT'S WHAT WE'RE THINKING ABOUT.))
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[OUT Q=That's what we're thinking about.]
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Carilion and Centra Health will each donate one-and-a half million dollars for hospital operating costs and capital improvements. The facility will be run by an 18-member board consisting of members of both health organizations and the community. No changes in staffing are planned.
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[Lottery-Winner]


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Most of us would be satisfied with winning the lottery just ONCE...
But a Pennsylvania man has really beaten the odds by winning it FOUR times...
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He appeared on "The Early Show" this morning.
Since 19-89, he's won over two-point-eight million dollars.
But he says his unbelievable run of good luck hasn't changed him...
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[SUPER=01-Joseph Hornick, Sr./Four Time Lottery Winner;]
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Hornick says the most extravagant purchase he's made with his winnings so far is a USED Chevy Blazer. [Weather] [NOON WEATHER] [07/10/2001] [TWO SHOT]
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[Stocks]


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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 29 points.

[super=460-y/29/y/12;]


Nasdaq has lost 12 points.


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Still to come on News 7 at Noon - The Redskins get a new player -
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And baseball's all-stars show how it is done with a crack of the bat. We'll have details after the break.
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Michael Bates reportedly will be returning kicks for the Washington Redskins this year. The Washington Post and E-S-P-N say Bates has agreed to a two-year contract with the Redskins. The Carolina Panthers allowed Bates to become a free agent this spring, despite five straight Pro- Bowl appearances.

He's the latest special teams player to be signed by Washington this year.
He joins punter Bryan Barker, kicker Brett Conway, and punt returner Winston October.




[David-Wells]


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One of Major League Baseball's most effective pitchers over the last few years is apparently done for the year.


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The Chicago Tribune reports that White Sox pitcher David Wells will probably have back surgery to correct a herniated disc, ending his season. The paper also says the team probably won't pick up a nine- million-dollar option for 2002, making Wells a free agent.


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It's mid-season for Major League Baseball and the all-stars got the weekend off to a smashing start last night at Safeco Field in Seattle in the homerun derby contest.
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[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/ESPN;:00]

The Oakland A's slugging sensation Jason Giambi, last year's American League MVP, put on a clinic in the opening round.
He set an event record with 14 home-runs in a single round. But the homers aren't carried over, and Giambi didn't even make the finals. Neither did Barry Bonds, who was ousted by the man who's been hot on his home-run heels all season long - Luis Gonzalez.
The Diamondbacks slugger beat Bonds in the semi-finals, and then topped Sammy Sosa in the championship round to claim this year's home-run derby title.
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His teammate Curt Schilling has been named the starting pitcher for the National League, while Roger Clemens will start for the American League.

[S-Stars]


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Two Roanoke Stars teams are getting ready to leave the valley for a 19-day trip to Denmark and Sweden.
The U-15 boys and U-14 girls leave Thursday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


First up is the Gothia Cup in Sweden.
It's the largest youth soccer tournament in the world.
12-hundred teams are competing, and every continent will be represented this year.
But there's more to life than soccer...
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[SUPER=01-Ryan Gibbs/Roanoke Stars U-15; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Anderson/Roanoke Stars U-15; :08]
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Next, the two teams will head to Denmark for the Dana Cup.
Only 800 teams will be playing in this tournament.
These Southwest Virginia soccer players are sure to get a lesson in different styles of play--it's all part of the fun.
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[SUPER=01-Erin Saleeby/Roanoke Stars U-14; :04]
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The Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Club has been competing in Europe since 1992.

[Bull-Festival]


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A five- BULL pile-up during today's running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
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Several people were trampled as the fourth day of the festival got under way.
None of the runners was seriously injured.
That's welcome news, after several people were seriously hurt during the first three days of the races.
Tens of thousands of tourists flock to the event every year.
There have been 13- fatalities in the bull runs since authorities started keeping records in 19-24.
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