Good Morning, we're taking a brief break from C-B-S coverage to give you some local information.
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Thousands of people touched by Tuesday's tragedy are turning to prayer as a means of healing the wounds and remembering the fallen.
Dozens of church services are scheduled to begin at noon in the Valley.
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Jennifer Miele is at First Baptist Church, where such a service is about to take place.
((ROLLCUE:...the attack on America.))
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[SUPER=01-Jim Austin/First Baptist Church Pastor;]
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An elementary school student is under arrest for allegedly waving a gun in a school cafeteria.
Police responded to Lincoln Terrace Elementary School shortly before 9 o'clock this morning, where students said a fifth-grade boy showed a gun. Police say the boy fled and was apprehended at the Subway restaurant on Williamson Road.
School officials credit the students for telling teachers about the incident.
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[SUPER=01-E. Wayne Harris/Roanoke City School Superintendent;]
((DR E. WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT; I THINK WE HAVE ENCOURAGED THE CHILDREN TO REPORT ANYTHING THAT SHOULD NOT BE HAPPENING AND STUDENTS DID THAT AND I'M VERY PROUD OF THEM.))
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Lincoln Terrace Elementary remains open today, but some parents have pulled their children out of school for the day because of the scare.
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[SUPER=01-Jamice Rudd/Kindergarten Student's Mom;]
((JAMICE RUDD/MOTHER OF KINDERGARTEN STUDENT; I THINK IT'S A GOOD DAY FOR US TO STAY HOME ANYWAY AND KIND OF REMINISCE AND THINK ABOUT OUR COUNTRY AND HOW MUCH WE APPRECIATE IT.))
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Police did NOT recover a weapon on school grounds. The investigation in continuing.
A bomb threat overnight leads police on a chase down I-81.
Authorities say 36-year-old Michael Paul Boudreau stole a tractor trailer carrying 80-thousand pounds of flour last night in Roanoke.
Officials say he took the truck to the Pilot station on Williamson Road, but by the time they arrived, he was gone.
Boudreau told someone he left a bomb in a bookbag.
He also made a threat he had a shotgun, 357 magnum and a bomb in the truck.
Boudreau was later seen on Interstate 81 where he failed to stop for police.
Police eventually deployed stop sticks which blew two of the suspect's tires.
Boudreau was arrested for driving without a license and attempting to elude police officers.
Authorities say they found no bombs and no weapons in the truck or at the gas station .. but Williamson Road WAS closed while they searched.
Boudreau is currently being held in the Roanoke County jail without bond.[Airport]
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Althought flights are landing and taking off at Roanoke Regional Airport, it will be awhile before normal operations resume.
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Shannon Young is at the airport. Shannon, what is it like out there now?
((ROLLCUE:...continue to be patient.))
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[SUPER=03-Efren Gonzalez/Roanoke Regional Airport;]
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Shannon vo's over :23
[OUT Q=two hours before their flight time.]
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One programming note--
There will NOT be a Noon newscast today, so that we can carry the the National Day of Remembrance Service from Washington in its entirety.
We'll now return to continuing CBS News special coverage.