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[TALENT=Kimberly]

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Up next on News 7--
Evidence found on Chandra Levy's computer leads Washington police to focus their search for the missing intern in a local park.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And troubled actor Robert Downey, Junior is back in court on drug charges.
We'll have the latest.
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After some record lows this weekend things are warming up ...and the humidity levels will follow...I'll have your forecast....
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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News 7 at noon is straight ahead.


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Actor Robert Downey Junior is in court today, making a deal that could keep him out of prison.

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[Downey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=News7atNoon]


Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Downey is expected to enter a no- contest plea to drug possession charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


Downey is in court at this hour.
Attorneys on both sides have been called into the judge's chambers.
The 36- year- old actor faces a felony count for cocaine possession and a misdemeanor charge of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
The charges stem from his Thanksgiving weekend arrest in Palm Springs.
A plea agreement would likely spare Downey a prison sentence.
He'll likely have to spend a year in drug rehab.
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[Missing-Intern]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Levy, Chandra]


A two- week effort begins today, as police recruits fan out across Washington D-C, searching for Chandra Levy.
Dozens of officers are taking a very close look at a popular D-C park.
Aleen Sirgany has the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[SUPER=01-Charles Ramsey/D.C. Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Trent Lott/(R) Minority Leader;]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/Reporting;]
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[OUT Q=Sirgany, CBS News, Washington.]

(((PKG) MORE THAN FIFTY POLICE CADETS ARE COMBING PARK LAND...PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION TO ROCK CREEK PARK. AND HERE'S WHY. THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTS THE DAY AFTER LEVY WAS LAST SEEN, HER COMPUTER WAS LOGGED ON FOR SEVERAL HOURS AND A MAP SEARCH WAS PULLED UP FOR "KLINGLE MANSION" IN THE PARK... A POPULAR PICNIC AREA NOT FAR FROM HER HOME AND EVEN CLOSER TO GARY CONDIT'S APARTMENT.

(SOT)CHIEF CHARLES RAMSEY/D.C. POLICE

6:23:22 We're just researching a lot of areas. We're doing as extensive a search of possible. there are some remote areas we're doing for the first time."
POLICE CHIEF CHARLES RAMSEY ALSO SAYS INVESTIGATORS KNOW LEVY WAS LOGGED ONTO HER COMPUTER, SEARCHING TRAVEL WEBSITES AND SENDING E-MAIL TO HER PARENTS AND FRIENDS AS LATE AS ONE P-M MAY FIRST. BUT POLICE STILL DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED NEXT.

(SOT)RAMSEY

6:24:07 "This is the 77th day since she disappeared and we've gathered a lot of information, but it's still an ongoing investigation."
CONGRESSMAN GARY CONDIT, WHO HAS REPORTEDLY ADMITTED TO POLICE THAT HE HAD AN AFFAIR WITH LEVY, REMAINS UNDER SCRUTINY. WHILE POLICE SAY HE ISN'T A SUSPECT, SOME OF HIS COLLEAGUES ARE CALLING FOR HIS RESIGNATION.

(SOT)SEN. TRENT LOTT/(R)MINORITY LEADER



(STANDUP)

THE POLICE CHIEF NOW SAYS IT'S UNLIKELY GARY CONDIT WILL AGREE TO A POLICE ADMINISTERED LIE DETECTOR TEST. CONDIT, TOOK AND ALLEGEDLY PASSED A PRIVATELY ADMINISTERED POLYGRAPH LAST WEEK BUT POLICE POINT OUT THAT ONE DIDN'T INCLUDE INVESTIGATOR'S QUESTIONS. ALEEN SIRGANY CBS NEWS WASHINGTON. ))

[11Ship-Explosion]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-45 - TC-1:00]
[GRAPHIC=none]

There's no sign yet of a Pittsylvania County man who apparently jumped overboard when the ship he was on caught fire.

Authorities say Horace Beasely of Gretna is feared dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Southport, NC;]


Beasley was aboard the SS Edward Carter when it caught fire at an Army terminal Saturday near Wilmington North Carolina. The blaze was contained to the engine room-- where a crew member from Florida was found dead. The Edward Carter hauls ammunition and other cargo and can carry about 5 million pounds of explosives and ammunition.


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[Geisler]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-25 1:21:42]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]

A Carroll County attorney announced his bid for a seat in Richmond today.
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[SUPER=403-Hillsville;]

Republican Brett Geilser (Geese-ler) says he will run for the 10th District House of Delegates. If elected, he promises to support quality public education, economic development and second amendment rights. 35-year-old Geisler faces five-term Democrat Ward Armstrong in an area hit by re-districting. The 10th now consists of Patrick County most of Carroll County and parts of Martinsville and Henry County.
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[SOT 1:20:11 -:21]
[IN Q=I think]

((BRETT GEISLER/(R) 10TH DISTRICT DELEGATE CANDIDATE; I THINK WE CAN BE PROUD OF WHAT THE FOLKS DID IN RICHMOND THEY PUT THIS DISTRICT TOGETHER ITS MORE CONTIGUOUS ITS ONLY THREE COUNTIES AND I THINK THE PEOPLE IN IT REALLY HAVE A LOT OF COMMON THINGS IN COMMON.))
[SUPER=401-Brett Geisler/(R) 10th District Delegate Candidate; ]
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[VO-NAT]

Geisler's father Jerry is a former member of the General Assembly.
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[Housing-Study]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=12]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-38 27:42]
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A new report on substandard housing in the Roanoke Valley reveals a daunting problem, but also some encouraging signs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Members of the Roanoke Regional Housing Network released the report this morning during a news conference in Lee Plaza.
They will present the document to Roanoke City Council this afternoon, and they're hoping the city will make a major commitment to improving its housing stock.
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[SOT 13:07:48]
[IN Q=The other major projects]

((BILL POE/HOUSING NETWORK: THE OTHER MAJOR PROJECTS IN ROANOKE, THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE, DIDN'T JUST HAPPEN. THERE WAS A PLAN FOR THEM TO HAPPEN AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Poe/Roanoke Regional Housing Network]
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[OUT Q=that's what we're looking for.]
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The housing study documented the rising number of vacant lots, and boarded buildings...
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But it also notes that more than half of the city's housing stock is in good condition, and those homes are clustered together... providing an excellent base for improving inner city neighborhoods.

[11WV-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC-20:27]
[GRAPHIC=Flood Relief]

Housing of any kind is welcome to many West Virginia residents who lost their homes in last week's flood .. temporary homes are on the way for some of them.
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[VO-NAT 24 plus pad]
[SUPER=03-Kimball, WV/Last Week;]

Officials say FEMA will eventually provide travel trailers and then mobile homes to eligible flood victims. FEMA estimates more than one thousand homes were destroyed in the floods, another 16-hundred had major damage and 11-hundred had minor damage. Officials expect those numbers to rise as people finish collecting and cleaning their belongings and start registering for government help. As of today 24 roads in West Virginia are still closed in places.
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[11Goshen-Bridge]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=rle]
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A bridge in Rockbridge County is also out .. for now. It will be renovated, then put back in service.
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[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

The bridge spans the Calfpasture River in Goshen. Right now, it's being gradually dismantled. The pieces will be shipped to North Carolina to be refurbished and galvanized. The load capacity of the bridge used to be just 6 tons, but will be rated for 20 tons after the renovations are complete. The bridge was built in 18-91, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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[11Lexington-Church]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=jsu]
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It's been nearly a year since Lexington lost a landmark to flames - But, as Joy Sutton tells us, members of Lexington Presbyterian Church keep their hopes high as construction for a new sanctuary gets underway.
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[SUPER=04-July 2000; :13]
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Their faith has kept them strong -- even though for the past year --they've had to hold service in the auditorium.


The sanctuary which was once magnificent in structure --was destroyed by a blaze --that will forever be etched in many people's memories.
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[SOT27:43]
[IN Q=After the intial shock wore off]

((AFTER THE INITIAL SHOCK WORE OFF. WE KNEW WE HAD A JOB TO DO))
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[OUT Q=had a job to do ]


And although it remains barren and gutted the sanctuary still holds the building blocks of a promising future.
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[IN Q=We're tyring to make it look]

((WE'RE TRYING TO MAKE IT LOOK ALMOST AS EXACTLY AS IT WAS ESPECIALLY FROM THE EXTERIOR. WE'VE ALREADY SECURED THE CLOCK THAT WAS ON THE STEEPLE -- WE'RE ALREADY THERE))
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[OUT Q=already there]


Making sure that everything looks almost the same is not only to appease the congregation --but important if the church wants to remain a historic landmark.
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[IN Q=We're planning to get the same type]

((WE'RE PLANNING TO GET THE SAME TYPE CHANDELIERS WE HAD FOR THE CEILING, THE SAME PEWS, AND OF COURSE OUR ORGAN WE HAVE SIGNED OUR ORGAN CONTRACT))
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[OUT Q=our organ contract]


But it will take time to get everything back to normal.
It's a day many can already visualize.
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[IN Q=For me I will like the formality of it]

((FOR ME I WILL LIKE THE FORMALITY OF IT.. I WILL ENJOY A FORMAL SERVICE.. I HAVE MISSED THAT SINCE THEY CHURCH BURNED AND TO ME THAT WILL BE SPECIAL))
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[OUT Q=that will be special]
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[SOT13:50]
[IN Q=Now that a temporay roof has been]

((NOW THAT A TEMPORARY ROOF HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE BUILDING --CONSTRUCTION CAN BEGIN ON THE INSIDE --THE GOAL IS TO HAVE THE SANCTUARY BACK IN SERVICE BY THIS TIME NEXT YEAR. JOY SUTTON, NEWS 7, LEXINGTON))
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[OUT Q=news 7 lexington]))[Tease1]

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Millions of Mexicans could have the opportunity to become Americans. The details are still ahead.
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[VO-NAT ]


And the Olympic Games get a new leader .. who promises a new face and new direction.
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There's been a deadly blast at a storage site for explosives in China.
The county's official news agency say 41 people were killed, and 89 others injured in the explosion.
Investigators say it was caused by explosives that were illegally stored in a home.


[IOC-Prez]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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In a landslide victory, a Belgian surgeon has won the the presidency of the International Olympic Committee.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow, Russia;]


Jacque (ROH-guh) Rogge was elected this morning in Moscow.
(ROH-guh) Rogge defeated four other candidates in a secret ballot, included a candidate from the U-S.
The Belgian was elected to an eight- year term.
He says he wants to keep the I-O-C in line with changes in society.
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[SUPER=01-Jacques Rogge/New I.O.C. President;]
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[OUT Q=in the future.]
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(ROH-guh) Rogge, a three-time Olympian in sailing, becomes the eighth president of the I-O-C, and the second Belgian to head the committee.
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[Septuplets]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
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[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


The mother of a set of septuplets has gotten to hold some of her babies for the first time.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Friday;]


Now that the infants are four days old, doctors are giving them a 95- percent chance of survival.
The five boys and two girls were born Thursday in Washington to a couple from Saudi Arabia.
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[SOT 10:15:09 ]
[IN Q=These babies, are now six]

((DR. SIVA SUBRAMANIAN/GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: THESE BABIES ARE, NOW SIX OF THEM ARE OUT OF THE VENTILATORS AND UH, OVERNIGHT THERE'S ONE MORE BABY CAME OUT OF THE VENTILATOR. AND THEY ARE GENERALLY PROGRESSING VERY WELL AS EXPECTED. BUT THEY'RE STILL IN A CRITICAL CONDITION IN THE NEO-NATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. ))
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Doctors say it could be more than two months before the babies can go home.
They're the second set of surviving septuplets born in the U-S.

[Mideast-Peace]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


More violence in the Middle East is raising doubts that an U-S backed cease-fire will ever take hold.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hebron, West Bank;]


Early today, Israeli tanks rolled into the West Bank.
They exchanged heavy fire with Palestinian gunmen for several hours.
Nine Palestinians were hurt, and several Palestinian police posts destroyed.
The fighting adds to the tension before today's opening in Jerusalem of Olympic-style games for Jewish athletes.
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]


Two Palestinians were found dead this morning about a half-mile from the stadium.
They apparently died while putting together a bomb.
Israeli police are investigating whether the stadium was a target.
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[Mexican-Immigrants]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Millions of un- documented Mexican immigrants MIGHT become U-S citizens.
A task force will issue a report today, recommending that President Bush address the illegal immigration issue.
Officials still have to work out details -- such as how quickly immigrants could become legal.
The immigrants who would benefit most live undercover in border states.
[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


More Virginians are keeping an eye on their callers. We'll I-D the details in a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT ]


And MTV gets a real dose of the "Real World" .. as trouble unfolds outside the door.
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[Caller-ID]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Verizon/Caller ID]

More and more Virginians are screening calls - Close to half of the Verizon customers in the Commonwealth now have Caller I-D.
The company says that 44 percent of Virginia customers use the system - that's well above the national average - which is only 28 percent.
Verizon - which offers the service in 30 states - says WEST Virginia has the highest percentage of customers with Caller I-D -- 53 percent.
Caller I-D lets customers know the telephone number and name of the person or business calling them.




[11Parkway-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tha]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


A man is seriously injured after a motorcycle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The accident happened yesterday afternoon .. when the cycle crashed near Sweet Annie Hollow in Roanoke County. A female on the bike-- was also injured. Right now-- authorities are looking into whether a mechanical problem may have contributed to the crash.
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[11Therapeutic-Riding]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC-:57]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Astride with Pride - a therapeutic riding program - held a fundraiser this weekend at Johnson's Orchard.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford]
The Bluegrass Hoppers kicked off the fundraiser with a little therapy of their own --- music for the soul.


The other attraction was the wine tasting area --where people could sample some of the best wines on the market.
It was all in the name of charity.
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[SOT10:37:11]
[IN Q=Most of the riders do not have]

((MOST OF THE RIDERS DO NOT HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY FOR THE FEES -AND WE'RE 100-PERCENT VOLUNTEER PROGRAM NOBODY GETS A SALARY))
[SUPER=01-Marilyn Jones/Astride With Pride]
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[OUT Q=gets a salary]
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[VO-NAT]


So, the money raised will make sure the program can continue to give scholarships to those people who couldn't otherwise afford the program.
One mother says it has helped her son who has cerebral palsy gain confidence.
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[SOT10:35:18]
[IN Q=It ha also helped with his]

((IT HAS ALSO HELPED WITH HIS MOVEABILTY HIS FUNCTIONING AS FAR AS HIS BACK IT HAS LOOSENED HIM UP.. IN ALL WAYS ITS HELPED HIM))
[SUPER=07-Angela Robertson]
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[OUT Q=it's helped him]
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[VO-NAT]


The riding program is for anyone ages four and older with a disability .
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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On Wall Street at Noon,
[super=460-x/4/y/14;]

the Dow was UP four points. Nasdaq DOWN 14 points.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Still to come on News 7 - Salem goes to bat against Kinston -
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[VO-NAT ]

And Kevin Harvick shifts onto Victory Lane in Chicago-land. We'll have details after the break.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-99 (27:53)]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR Logo]

Kevin Harvick captured his second career victory - winning the Inaugural Tropicana 400 in Chicago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Joliet, IL/NBC Sports; :]


Ricky Rudd would take the early lead of the race. Kevin Harvick was on his rear bumper. They were averaging over 190 miles per hour.
Then on lap 23, Mike Skinner blows a tire and hits the wall hard in turn three, bringing out the caution. Skinner was O-K, but was taken to the hospital with a leg injury.
NASCAR called a mandatory pit stop on lap 43. When the race re-started, Jimmy Spencer would take the lead with 212 laps to go.
Points leader Jeff Gordon was making his move. He took over the 4th spot with 144 laps to go.
But Harvick would take the lead for good on lap 242. He led 113 laps, taking the checkered flag ahead of Robert Pressley.
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[IN Q="I tell...]
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[S-Finish]


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Elliott Sadler finished 15, Jeff burton 18, Ward Burton 20-th and Stacy Compton 26-th. And here's the rest of the field. [MOTION]
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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/6. Mark Martin//7. Matt Kenseth//8. Kurt Busch//9. Sterling Marlin//10. Bill Elliott//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/11. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//12. Dave Blaney//13. Rusty Wallace//14. Todd Bodine//15. Elliott Sad

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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/16. Joe Nemechek//17. Jeff Gordon//18. Jeff Burton//19. Brett Bodine//20. Ward Burton//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/21. Ricky Craven//22. Michael Waltrip//23. John Andretti//24. Jason Leffler//25. Terry Labont

e//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/26. Stacy Compton//27. Johnny Benson//28. Casey Atwood//29. Ken Schrader//30. Bobby Hamilton/

/;]
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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/31. Hut Stricklin//32. Jeremy Mayfield//33. Tony Stewart//34. Kevin Lepage//35. Robby Gordon/

/;]
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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/36. Jeff Green//37. Jerry Nadeau//38. Buckshot Jones//39. Bobby Labonte//40. Ron Hornaday//;]



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[SUPER=0129-Tropicana 400/41. Steve Park//42. Mike Skinner//43. Andy Houston//;]
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-103 (12:06)]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche]

The Salem Avalanche hopes the third time is the charm. Salem dropped its second in a row to Kinston last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs. Indians]


A pretty sunset outside Salem Stadium before the opening pitch.
In the second, Salem's Greg Cat-a-lan-otte hits this solo homer to right centerfield. The Avalanche took the 1 to nothing lead.
But the Indians came back.
In the fourth, Tyler Minges hits this line drive to the shortstop. He's thrown out at first. But Victory Martinez makes the head first slide for the score.
[SUPER=37-Kinston/10/Salem/3/;]


Salem would get on the board again.
Jeff Winchester hits a shot into left field, scoring John Lindsay from third. But Kinston beats Salem 10 to 3.
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[MTV]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In this case, they DON'T want their M-TV...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;]


Chicago area residents are protesting the Wicker Park location for filming of the latest "Real World" series.
Over the weekend, several hundred people demonstrated.
Some threw red paint on the door of the cast members' home.
The neighbors are upset about the extra parking space taken up by the production area, AND the round-the-clock security.
Just last week, two shooting victims at a nearby Burger King drove to the Real World location, one lay dying at the back door where the show is taped.
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[2Downey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=News7atNoon]


Actor Robert Downey Junior has been sentenced to three years probation
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


and ordered back to drug rehabilitation.
The charges stem from his Thanksgiving weekend arrest in Palm Springs.

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