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The F-B-I says it appears an Egyptian national was acting alone when he shot two people to death at the Los Angeles International Airport yesterday.
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The shooter is identified as a 41-year-old man who lived in the U-S for ten years and drove a limo.
A security guard killed him.
While authorities don't know what his motive was-- they say terrorism is a possibility.
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Police say the man was carrying a knife and two guns when he opened fire at the airport, killing two people.
One victim was a ticket agent behind the counter, the other was just dropping a friend off at the airport.
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[Plane-Crash]


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Just a few hours later, there was another tragedy just outside Los Angeles--
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Four people, including a baby boy and a 12- year- old girl were killed when a small plane crashed into a park full of holiday picnickers.
The pilot also died.
Authorities say he struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a nearby airfield, and issued two distress calls before going down.
Several other people were seriously injured.
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[5-Triple-Homicide]


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Authorities say for years, 55 year old James Bryant Hudson has been angry at his neigbhors over some shared property.
But they are not sure what ultimately sparked Hudson to shoot three of them.
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Authorities say the evidence shows that there was a verbal exchange between Hudson and the Cole family before the murders Wednesday evening on Virgie Cole road.
Now Hudson is accused of murdering 56 year old Walter Stanley Cole, his brother 64 year old Thomas Wesley Cole and 55 year old Patsy Ayers Cole.
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((MR. HUDSON HAS NEVER BEEN HAPPY WITH HOW TH RAOD WAS MAINTAINED AND THE FARM HANDS WHO USED THE THAT ROAD WAS ALWAYS A CONTROVERSY))
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The victims family says this was a senseless crime. Their loved ones were good people who just wanted peace.
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((HE WAS VERY WELL KNOWN IN THE COMMUNITY... EVERYBODY THAT KNEW THEM LOVED THEM))
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Hudson was taken into custody yesterday afternoon without incident.
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[6-Drive-By]


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A teenager standing outside a house in northwest Roanoke was shot and wounded Wednesday night.
Police say 15-year-old Jonathan King was hit in the forehead by a gunshot from a passing car.
King was at his grandmother's house on Ferncliff Avenue Northwest.
Another teenager was outside with him.
Relatives said they have no idea who would want to take a shot at either boy.

[USA-Fourth]


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It was a night when all of America was celebrating--
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The Fourth of July party was on in New York City.
Hundreds of thousands came out to see the annual fireworks extravaganza light up the sky over the East River.
Halfway through the biggest fireworks display in New York, a 44- foot Liberty Bell swayed.
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Meanwhile, another crowd gathered in Washington-- despite the heat wave and heightened security.
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[July-Fourth]


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It was the first Independence Day since the September 11th attacks, and for many people, it was a night to celebrate our freedom, and the people who have made it possible. Among the biggest celebrations in our region was one at Victory Stadium in Roanoke. Justin McLeod was there.

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[Marketwatch]


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In business news, Wall Street gets back to work today following the Independence Day holiday, but it will be a short trading day as U-S stock markets close at 1 p-m . Ed Crane reviews Wednesday's closing numbers in this morning's Marketwatch.
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(( AFTER DAYS OF LOSSES BOTH THE DOW AND NASDAQ REGISTERED DOUBLE DIGIT GAINS WEDNESDAY.
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THE DOW, DOWN MORE THAN A HUNDRED POINTS EARLY IN THE SESSION STAGED AN AFTERNOON RALLY TO FINISH UP 47.
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THE NASDAQ, WHICH HAS BEEN TRADING AT A FIVE YEAR LOW, SHOOK OFF SOME EARLY SELLING IN CHIP STOCKS TO FINISH WITH A 22 POINT GAIN.

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THE DOW RALLY WAS HELPED BY HOME DEPOT WHICH GAINED . INTEL AFTER FALLING TO A 4 YEAR LOW EARLIER IN THE WEEK PICKED UP AND KRISPY KREME, BROUGHT A LITTLE MORE DOUGH TO INVESTORS.

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WILL IT FLY? 3 BIG AIRLINES ARE PROPOSING A 20 DOLLAR PER TICKET FARE HIKE. IT'S UNCLEAR IF COMPETITORS WILL MATCH THE HIKES.
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THE ANNOUNCEMENT DIDN'T DO MUCH FOR THE PARENT COMPANIES OF AMERICAN AND UNITED. DELTA CLOSED SLIGHTLY HIGHER.

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WORLD COM'S SHARE PRICE IS STILL CLOSER TO A DIME THAN A DOLLAR...BUT GOT A BOOST FROM I-D-T, WHICH IS BIDDING 5 BILLION DOLLARS FOR SOME OF WORLDCOM'S ASSETS INCLUDING MUCH OF MCI.BUT THERE WAS MORE BAD NEWS FOR WORLD COM ON SEVERAL FRONTS. FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARE REPORTEDLY TALKING WITH THE AUDITOR WHO UNCOVERED THOSE BILLION DOLLAR ACCOUNTING BLUNDERS. SHE'S REPORTEDLY TELLING A DIFFRENT STORY THAN WORLD COM OFFICERS. THERE ARE ALLEGATIONS WORLD COM MAY HAVE BEEN PADDING THE BILLS OF IT'S CUSTOMERS, AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY'S PULLED A 200 MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT THAT MADE WORLD COM THE PRIME CONTRACTOR OF IT'S ELECTRONIC TOLL BOOTH SYSTEM.

ONCAM=ED

FOR MORE HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE..CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM.
I'M ED CRANE CBS MARKETWATCH NY.))
(tape tosses to stocks)

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[Hot-Dog]


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A visitor from Japan broke his own world record at the annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating championship at Coney Island in New York. Morry Alter has the bite- by- bite report.

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By the way, Koybashi weighed in at 113 pounds before the contest and 129 right after.

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[1st-Business]


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In business news this morning, Wall Street gets back to work today, but it'll be a short session.
Here's Barton Eckert with a look at the morning's top business stories..
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(( GOOD MORNING THIS FRIDAY THE 5TH OF JULY.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MORNING.
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THE NATION'S WELL-OFF ARE KEEN ON THE ECONOMY AND HAVE HIGH HOPES THAT THE STOCK MARKET WILL DEFINITELY BE MUCH HIGHER A YEAR FROM NOW.
AND, AS A RESULT, THEY'RE READY TO START SPENDING ON BIG-TICKET ITEMS AGAIN.
IN A SURVEY OF 200 AMERICANS WHOSE NET WORTH EXCEEDS $500,000, THE AMERICAN AFFLUENCE RESEARCH CENTER FOUND MORE THAN 40 PERCENT SAID THEY WERE READY TO MAKE THE PURCHASES THEY POSTPONED AFTER THE MARKET STARTED FALLING IN 2000-2001.
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ON WALL STREET, IT IS BACK TO WORK TODAY AFTER THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY.... WITH A HALF DAY SESSION. EXPECT THE MARKETS TO REACT TO THEN LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT DATA FOR JUNE.. DON'T EXPECT VOLUME TON BE HEAVY, A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE TAKING A LONG WEEKEND BREAK.
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CONSUMERS CAN GET FAST BANK SERVICE BY PHONE, BUT MOST CUSTOMERS STILL DON'T GET REAL-TIME ANSWERS ABOUT CHECKS WRITTEN MORE THAN A FEW MONTHS AGO.
MOBIUS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS CALLED THE CUSTOMER SERVICE NUMBERS OF 34 OF AMERICA'S BIGGEST BANKS, FOUND THAT 44 PERCENT OF THE TIME IT TOOK LESS THAN A MINUTE TO CONNECT TO A LIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE. BUT WHEN ASKED ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF A CHECK WRITTEN A YEAR AGO, 91 OF THE SERVICE REPS SAID THEY COULDN'T PULL UP THE INFORMATION ON THEIR COMPUTER SCREENS.
ONLY THREE OF 34 BANKS COULD LOOK UP CHECKS WRITTEN MORE THAN A YEAR AGO.
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AND THAT'S YOUR FIRST BUSINESS CHECK ON THE MORNING'S TOP BUSINESS HAPPENINGS..
I'M BARTON ECKERT IN WASHINGTON.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

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[11Hollins-Lawsuit]


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A fatal accident in Roanoke County two years ago leads to a lawsuit against three tire companies.
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Relatives of two Georgia teenagers are asking for more than 4 million dollars in damages.
The teens were riding in the back of a pickup truck, when the tread came off one of its tires.
The truck veered into oncoming traffic at the Hollins exit on Interstate 81.
The accident happened one week before it became illegal for children under 15 to ride in pickup beds.
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[6-Kilgore]


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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore says awareness is the key to preventing domestic violence.
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Kilgore has put together a 43-member panel to educate employers and teachers on how to spot signs of family violence.
The Advisory Council on Domestic Violence will hold forums across the state.
Lawmakers, police officers, health-care workers and former victims of domestic violence make up the panel.
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Kilgore, a former prosecutor, successfully pushed for legislation this year that enhances training for police officers handling domestic violence calls. (------------) The new law also protects women who are sexually assaulted by their husbands.