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Swimmers and sun seekers are still visiting the beaches of Virginia and North Carolina, despite two deadly shark attacks this weekend.
We'll find out how officials are monitoring the situation.
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And officials with Roanoke City and Roanoke County celebrate a milestone in regional cooperation.
Details, coming up.
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Some sunshine has returned to the area but we still have an outside chance of catching a brief shower as a cold front pushes through...I'll have your forecast....
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News 7 at noon is next.

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Marine experts closely monitor the shore from the air--
After two fatal shark attacks over the Labor Day weekend.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
The summer of the shark ends with another tragedy in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
A man was killed and his girlfriend was critically injured in a shark attack yesterday.
Drew Levinson has details.
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(LOCATOR: AVON, NC)


THE COUPLE WAS HEADED BACK TO SHORE....JUST ABOUT 40 FEET AWAY... WHEN THEY WERE ATTACKED. NO ONE SAW A SHARK, ALTHOUGH WITNESSES SAY NOTHING ELSE COULD HAVE DONE SO MUCH DAMAGE.

SOT: ALISON MCCONNEL/EYEWITNESS

"YOU COULD HEAR THE SCREAMS, ITS WASN'T JUST SOMEONE HAVING FUN, IT WAS THE BLOOD CURDLING SCREAMS.
THE MALE VICTIM DID NOT SURVIVE. HIS COMPANION LOST HER FOOT, BUT IS EXPECTED TO RECOVER.

(NATZ OF PLANE)


THE BEACHES ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA SHORE REMAIN OPEN THIS MORNING.... WHILE MARINE EXPERTS SURVEY THE SITUATION FROM THE AIR.

sot: MARY DOLL, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

"LOOKING AT THE BEACHES LOOKING FOR UNUSUAL ACTIVITY."
MONDAY'S ATTACK WAS THE SECOND FATAL ATTACK IN THE UNITED STATES THIS YEAR... TWO ATTACKS THAT BOTH HAPPENED OVER THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND. BUT WHILE MANY SWIMMERS ARE NOW AFRAID TO GO IN THE WATER.... EXPERTS CONTINUE TO SAY SHARK ATTACKS ARE VERY RARE.

SOT: DAVID GRIFFIN/MARINE EXPERT

"I COMPARE THIS TO AN AIRPLANE CRASH, IT GIVES PEOPLE A THOUGHT ABOUT FLYING AGAIN, BUT THE ODDS ARE SO LOW WE CONTINUE TO FLY."

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EXPERTS SAY USE COMMON SENSE.... ))

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Elected officials in the Roanoke Valley came together this morning to celebrate what they says is a a significant step to more regional cooperation.
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Joe Dashiell is in Roanoke County this afternoon with more on the joint fire and rescue agreement between Roanoke City and Roanoke County.
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Authorities in Christiansburg are searching for a bank robbery suspect.
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Officials say the First Virginia Bank near the New River Valley mall was held up at gunpoint just about an hour ago.
The suspect is a white male, about six feet tall, wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt.
Authorities are searching the surrounding area.
A tracking dog is being brought in.
They're also looking for a red or burgundy vehicle that was in the area at the time.
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First Union and Wachovia have completed their merger.
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The announcement comes a month after Wachovia stockholders approved the 322-billion dollar deal.
The new company will be known as the Wachovia Corporation.
One change customers of both banks will notice today involves their ATM cards.
The cards can now be used at either bank without incurring a fee.
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The new Wachovia starts trading today on the New York Stock Exchange using the symbol "WB".[Computer-Merger]


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A source says nearly 15- thousand jobs will be cut if Hewlett -Packard succeeds in buying Compaq Computer.
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The 25- billion- dollar deal would create a technology giant rivaling I-B-M.
The combined company would top current industry leader Dell Computer, and would have about 145- thousand workers.


Anti-trust regulators and shareholders still have to approve the deal.
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Still to come on the newscast, twenty people are injured in a suicide bombing, we'll have the details,
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and a would- be thief drives the wheels off a stolen tow truck, as police give chase for more than two hours.
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Israeli officials now say at least 20 bystanders were injured during a suicide bombing today in Jerusalem.
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The suicide bomber reportedly disguised himself as an observant Jew before blowing himself up.
Meanwhile, Orthodox Jews have been heckling politicians and diplomats at the site of the bombing.
The blast went off during the morning rush-hour, just outside a French-language school.
Witnesses say the bomber smiled as he detonated the explosives in his backpack.
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((MICHAL KAFRI/BOMBING VICTIM:I HEARD A BLAST AND IMMEDIATELY THE FRONT SCREEN FELL TO PIECES. YOU COULD SEE IT. MY HEAD WAS COVERED WITH GLASS PIECES. I SAW THAT I WAS STARTING TO BLEED. ))
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No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Today's bombing is the fifth in Jerusalem in two days.
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It's back to the skies again for the Concorde--
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An Air France Concorde took off from Paris on a series of test flights this morning.
The flights will train pilots, instructors, and other staff who were as good as grounded, along with the supersonic jet after last year's fatal crash.
The flight plan consists of a quick trip over the Atlantic.
A second flight is expected to take place later this afternoon.
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Former Attorney General Janet Reno is jumping back into politics.
Today she's beginning a paper trail that she hopes will lead her to the position of Florida Governor.
Aleen Sirgany reports from Miami.
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((
EXACTLY ONE YEAR BEFORE THE PRIMARY ELECTION, JANET RENO IS TAKING THE FIRST STEP TO GET INTO THE RACE FOR FLORIDAS GOVERNOR. THIS MORNING, SHE FILED PAPERWORK THAT LETS HER RAISE MONEY AND HIRE STAFF FOR A CAMPAIGN.

(SOT, JANET RENO, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL, now i can move forward.)



(SOT: Mark Silva/Political Editor, The Orlando Sentinel: 10:13:02 She

would appear to be the runaway favorite among a pack of lesser-known Democrats.)
EVEN IF SHE WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION, SHED FACE STRONG OPPOSITION IN REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR JEB BUSH, THE PRESIDENTS BROTHER. DEMOCRATS HAVE MADE UNSEATING HIM A PRIORITY, DUE TO HIS PERCEIVED ROLE IN LAST YEARS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. BUSH SEEMS TO HAVE THE EDGE IN RECENT POLLS: WOULD RENO HAVE A CHANGE TO WIN?

(SOT: Silva: 10:12:00 She has almost complete recognition; almost

everyone in the state knows who she is. But her negatives are very high.)
THATS BECAUSE OF SEVERAL CONTROVERSIES THAT DOGGED HER AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, INCLUDING ONE OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO FLORIDIANS: THE SEIZURE OF ELIAN GONZALES FROM HIS MIAMI HOME LAST YEAR.
STAND-UP: RENO HAS RUN FOR OFFICE BEFORE: SHE WAS ELECTED DADE COUNTYS STATE ATTORNEY FIVE TIMES. THIS IS HER FIRST STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN, AND IF SHE WON, SHED BE THE FIRST FEMALE GOVERNOR IN FLORIDA HISTORY. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, MIAMI.
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Virginia's six candidates for statewide office spent Labor Day campaigning in the streets of Buena Vista.
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((JERRY KILGORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: JERRY KILGORE, GOOD TO SEE YA. JERRY KILGORE GOOD TO SEE YA.))03
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((TIM KAINE/D-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: HI HOW ARE YOU? I'M TIM KAINE, RUNNING FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.))04
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But it's a rite of passage every Labor Day in Buena Vista for prospective politicians.
The candidates for governor can be summed up in a sign.
But Democrat Mark Warner's still railing that he's been summed up incorrectly in a Republican mailing, that he yesterday labeled "garbage."
Warner cited statewide newspaper editorials on the subject.
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((MARK WARNER: THE WASHINGTON POST: CRUDELY CONCOCTED MISTRUTHS ABOUT THE VIEWS OF MARK WARNER. THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT:
AS SLICK AS THEY ARE REPULSIVE. THE DAILY PRESS: UGLINESS NOT ISSUES.))15
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((MARK EARLEY: SO THEY CAN WHINE ABOUT IT, BUT WHAT THEY HAVEN'T DONE YET IS REFUTE THEIR RECORD.))05
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Republican Earley came out swinging hard yesterday -- citing Warner quotes from the past.
Earley says Warner's past criticisms of Republican welfare reform, parole abolition, and tax cuts means he'll take Virginia backwards if elected.
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The Hokies make plans for the rest of their season without their top running back. We'll have details in Sports,
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But first, we'll see some interesting video as a cancelled concert leads to a riot.
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A cancelled concert erupted into a riot last night in Hollywood.
As Chris Lawrence tells us, it took police in riot gear two hours to clear Hollywood Boulevard of thousands of angry fans.
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((Hundreds of people rushed the stage at an outdoor concert in Los Angeles Monday. When the band refused to play, the crowd broke through barricades ..and tore through the speakers and equipment on stage. Security guards tried to stop them, but the crowd was too big, and too strong. And they had to call the police for help.

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Promoters expected a few hundred people to show up to the free concert. But by Monday afternoon nearly four thousand fans packed into the parking lot of a local club. And when the band System of a Downsaw the commotion, they cancelled the concert.

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5:45 RUNS :05 The band was unable to perform because of the number of people. The crowd started to riot, throw rocks and bottles.
Thats when police arrived. On foot and horseback, trying to break up the crowd. When a news van drove into the area, the crowd attacked it, but didnt hurt anyone.

(SOT DEPUTY CHIEF DAVID KALISH/LAPD)

6:07 RUNS :08 When the officers responded they were met with rocks and bottles. The horses were pelted with bottles."
The LAPD called in more than 100 officers from around the city, and some of them blasted the crowd with tear gas. For nearly an hour after the concert was cancelled, officers chased people through the streets and alleys between Hollywood and Sunset. They arrested several people for assault and vandalism, but no one was seriously hurt. Chris Lawrence CBS News Hollywood.))

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Meanwhile, another dramatic spectacle in Southern California today--
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This morning, a man led police on a more-than-two-hour chase in a stolen tow truck.
The truck was running on three rims and just one working tire.
As the vehicle sped down the street, sparks came shooting out of it.
The truck eventually came to a stop, and caught fire.
The driver climbed out, just as thick, black smoke filled the cab.
He surrendered, and police dragged him away.
The man reportedly stole the truck after arguing with a supervisor at a tow truck yard.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 192 points.
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Nasdaq has gained 18 points.


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Still to come .. Football in the Commonwealth has taken a turn for the worse, with star players from both Tech and U-V-A out for the season.
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And .. fresh from the Minor Leagues, a rookie pitcher tossed a no- hitter last night in San Diego.
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A rookie threw a no hitter last night in the major leagues.
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Bud Smith became the 16th rookie in modern history to toss a no hitter, while pitching St. Loius to a 4-to-nothing win over San Diego.
Smith was making his eleventh big league start, just a day after being recalled from the minors.
He completed the gem by snagging Phil Nevin's comebacker and throwing to first.
Smith walked four, struck out seven, and allowed just two runners to reach second base.
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Tom Glavine's seven-hitter yesterday helped the Atlanta Braves shut out Montreal, 5-to-nothing.
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Glavine struck out five and walked two in his 21st career shutout.
He raised his record to 13-and-7, while throwing the 50th complete game of his career.
While Glavine was providing the defense on the hill, Javy Lopez was giving him the run
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support he would need for the win.
Lopez crushes this three-run homer in the top of the fourth for the Braves.
Atlanta's Andruw Jones also had a pair of singles, scored two runs, and drove in one with a sacrifice fly.
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The Salem Avalanche kicked off the Carolina League playoffs in style last night against the Kinston Indians.
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Game one of the three game series starts in North Carolina .. the action began with a sacrifice fly that gave Salem a 1-nothing lead. Salem gets another one in the top of the seventh, an un- earned run as Choo Freeman
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singles in Clint Barmus.
Barmus reaches first on an error.
It's 2-nothing Avs.
Salem gets 1 more in ninth. Javier Colina with the RBI basenock that plates Barmus from second. Salem takes game 1, 3-nothing.
Salem pitcher Aaron Cooke struck out a season high 11 batters in eight innings, giving up just three hits in a huge shut out win. Game two is tonight at seven o'clock.
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Practice resumed yesterday for the Hokies WITHOUT star runningback Lee Suggs.
The Heisman hopeful tore his A-C-L and medial meniscus in Saturday's win over U-Conn. Frank Beamer commented on Sugg's situation yesterday at practice.
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With Suggs out, Coach Beamer said that Keith Burnell and Kevin Jones are not the only two that will beef up their play at tailback, a former Floyd County star will also play a role.
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Virginia also lost one of it's star players during it's season opener.
Tailback Antwoine Womack is out with a high ankle sprain that requires surgery.
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The Cavaliers were not at their best this past Saturday, but the Richmond Spiders WERE.
RU nearly beat Uva, losing by one, 17-16.
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Quarterback Matt Schaub did not start.
He came in at the end of the first half, and led the wahoos on a successful scoring drive.
After throwing two interceptions against Wisconsin, Schaub has learned a lot about himself.
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Winston Cup driver Rick Mast is holding his Rick Mast Classic Concert today. Benefits will go to the Rockbridge area free clinic.
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The seventh annual event is held at the Virginia Horse center in Lexington. Last year, Mast brought in AJ Foyt and Darrell Waltrip, along with Stacy Compton to name just a few drivers.
Winston Cup stars Bobby Labonte, Kenny Schrader, Hut Stricklin, and Stacy Compton are scheduled to sign autographs from six to eight PM.
Fans pay seven bucks at the door to meet Cup stars, get autographs and listen to live music and take part in a live auction, bidding on Winston Cup items.
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Mast's goal is to raise over 80 thousand dollars for the free clinic. In seven years, his concert and golf tournament have raised over 300 thousand.
The golf tournament is Wednesday at the Homestead. Sterling Marlin, Jimmy Spencer and Brett Bodine are just a few of the drivers who will play. [Quickcast]



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