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Jennifer Short's aunt pleads for her kidnapper to let the nine- year- old come home.
Authorities say they still have no real leads in the investigation into her abduction and her parents' murder.
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And Campbell County authorities say the hunt is on for another suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred last week.
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Decreasing humidity today will lead to a beautiful wednesday...will it last...I'll have your forecast...
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News 7 at Noon starts right now...
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The family of a missing nine year old girl pleads for kidnappers to release her.
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Henry County Sheriff Frank Cassell says there are "no concrete developments" to report .. in the search for Jennifer Short. But this morning, relatives of the nine year old girl made an emotional appeal for her safe return.
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Joe Dashiell is in Henry County with the latest on the case.
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((ROLLCUE:...might have some impact on this case.))
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Authorities in Campbell County are searching for another suspect in last week's shooting death of 26 year old Tony Stone.
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They are looking for Bryan Keith Jones.
He is 23 years old and is described as six foot, 190 pounds, and has the word "psycho" tattooed on his neck.
Jones has been charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Tony Stone was shot to death early Wednesday morning-- when a masked gunman walked into this home, near Lynch Station.
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Authorities arrested Adrian Dawson of Lynchburg last week.
He is also accused in the murder.

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Meanwhile officials in Campbell County say their 9-1-1 emergency phone number is temporarily down in the Brookneal area.
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Residents there should call 376-2358 if they need emergency help. That number again is for Brookneal residents who need emergency help. It is 376-2358.
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There are reports that two people are injured inside the Iraqi embassy in Berlin.
Enemies of Saddam Hussein are occupying the compound.
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Several people are being held hostage there-- including the ambassador.
Police are investigating reports of a shooting.
But they say the injuries to two embassy staff members were NOT caused by gunfire.
The group -- which calls itself the Democratic Iraqi Opposition of Germany -- is calling for the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.
Dozens of police officers have moved in to seal off the embassy and surrounding streets.
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The White House says U-S officials will examine disturbing videotapes showing al- Qaida members training for terror.
We caution you that some of the video you're about to see is graphic.
Mark Phillips has details.
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It's deadline day for Martha Stewart in the Imclone investigation.
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Stewart has until later today to turn over key documents in a Congressional probe.
Among the items investigators are demanding from her, phone records and E-mail messages relating to her sale of Imclone stock.
Stewart sold almost four- thousand shares of stock just one day before its value plummeted.
James Greenwood is the chairman of the House subcommittee investigating Imclone.
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Meanwhile, Stewart may still be called to testify on Capitol Hill.
She has denied any wrongdoing.
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The once- prosperous Silicon Valley takes another hit--
This time, it's from a massive fire at a 500- million- dollar development in San Jose, California.
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Flames ripped through the development that was still under construction.
It was supposed to contain restaurants, shops, and high- priced housing.
Now its future-- and the future of nearby residents-- remain uncertain.
More than 100 people were forced out their homes when the development caught fire.
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In all, seven apartment buildings burned.
Many evacuated residents are now staying at a nearby high school.
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Still to come on the newscast, an already bad state budget picture is apparently getting worse. We'll have the details.
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Also Roanoke County police say the death of a local woman was murder.
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In New York State, a five-month-old girl was mauled to death by a black bear.
It happened while her family was on vacation in the Catskills.
Scott Rapoport has the story.
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That was Scott Rapoport reporting.

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Police in Roanoke County have a better idea of what they're dealing with in the shooting death of the manager of the Antiques Mall at Dixie Caverns.
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52-year Beverly Haygood had planned to meet a co-worker ...to spend the evening watching television, but Haygood missed the appointment.
Her co-worker went to her home on Tyler Road and found the body. Co-workers, friends and neighbors of Haygood are mystified as to who would want to kill her.
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((PAUL RICHARDSON/NEIGHBOR; THIS IS AN EXCELLENT NEIGHBORHOOD AND EVERYONE LIKED HER AS FAR AS I KNOW. SHE DIDN'T HAVE ANY ENEMIES AT ALL THAT I KNOW OF.))
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Police processed the scene yesterday, but did not find a weapon. They believe the killer walked in through an open door sometime Friday. So far, the medical examiner's office has not released an exact cause of death.
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State leaders say the record budget shortfall should not mean higher taxes.
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Governor Mark Warner told budget lawmakers yesterday the state faces a one- and- a- half billion dollar shortfall.


He says he plans to cut state agencies and services in order to cut costs.
The governor says more layoffs are in store for state employees.
He says he's looking to spending cuts, not tax increases, to solve Virginia's budget problems.
Republican leaders say there is little support for raising taxes.
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Warner says the weak national economy and the weak stock market are to blame for the state's financial situation.
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The Lynchburg community is being encouraged to help stop gang violence.
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The Mayor is creating a task force and holding a meeting to address gang problems in the Hill City. He says citizens, schools, businesses, and non-profit groups working together can find solutions.
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Lynchburg police say active gangs and their level of violence are rising. A report from the task force is expected at the end of December.
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Mayor Hutcherson attributes the rise in gang violence to a decline in family values, the increasing availability of deadly weapons, and drug addiction.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll meet a man who is determined to swimm the length of the Mississippi River.
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How many strokes does it take to swim down the entire Mississippi River?
A European man is about to find out.
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47- year- old Martin Strel of Slovenia is in the middle of an adventure that'll probably set some records.
Strel plans to swim from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico in 66- days.


Yesterday he took a break to pose for pictures with some Memphis firefighters.
He began his journey on July 4th and should finish at the other end of the Mississippi on September 7th.
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((MARTIN STREL/SWIMMER: THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI. MANY SWIMMERS TRY TO DO THIS BUT NOBODY. IT WASN'T A SUCCESS WE'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS WITH ME."))
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While this is a record- setting attempt, Strel is a world class marathon swimmer back in his European homeland.
He's won the World Cup and many other awards.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 134 points. The NASDAQ has lost 16 points.
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Coming up next in sports... he will be known as one of the greats of N-F-L history and he's only 29- years-old... we'll find out which Denver Bronco is turning in his uniform...
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also we'll have a story that will get your goat. This barnyard animal could soon make more money than any of us.
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Terrell Davis suited up for his last football game last night...
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After struggling with injuries for four years, Davis decided to retire before the Denver Broncos game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Davis, who tried to smile as he waved to fans at mile high, finishes his career with 7-thousand 607- yards, putting him ahead of five modern-day running backs already in the Hall of Fame. He won 2- super bowls and was an N-F-L M-V-P. After the game- he just wanted to thank his fans for his success.
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The Washington Redskins are on a roll after going 3- and- OH in preseason action... And last night, the Skins' Vice President Emerson King served as the featured speaker at the monthly Roanoke Valley Sports Club meeting...
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News 7's Mike Stevens spoke about Friday Football Extra and its 19th season before King took the stage. He also touched on his Redskins training camp experience, which dates back to 1985, and he thanked everyone for supporting the Roy Stanley Memorial auction and golf tournament.
King graduated from Florida and knows Steve Spurrier well, which should make the former Gator effective in marketing an exciting team run by an exciting coach.
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King is in his first year as the Redskins' Vice President and should make an already successful franchise better.


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We have an update on Rick Mast's condition after an illness took him out of the driver's seat.
Rick is still trying to pinpoint his problem and find a cure, but his wife Sharon told News 7 Sports yesterday that he is feeling somewhat better. Rick is scheduled to see a specialist in Colorado in a couple of weeks. Racing in the future is not out of the question, but right now he just wants to get his health- related questions answered.

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Meanwhile a Florida man is trying to cash in with his barnyard connection to NASCAR.
You may remember Little Dale, the goat born with the number three on its side.
We'll now his Agent says the goat is on his way to riches...and as David Harrison tells us...he isn't kidding.
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(( YOU MIGHT REMEMBER LITTLE DALE.
THE NOW, 5 MONTH OLD GOAT HAS RECEIVED HIS SHARE OF FAME!
HE'S APPEARED IN COUNTLESS NUMBER OF NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES, AND ON NATIONAL T-V.
NOW IT'S TIME TO CASH ON HIS FAME.

(SOT - CHESTER "Right now you have a Geico selling insurance, and you

remember the Chihuahua, I think lil' Dale could do a lot in terms of commercialization.")

ADBIZ G-M TERRY CHESTER SAYS THE APPEAL WITH LIL' DALE'S NUMBER 3 IS PRICELESS TO THE RACING WORLD.. THE YOUNG GOAT COULD BE RACING'S NEXT SPOKES GOAT!

(SOT - CHESTER "That's what I'm looking for, for some NASCAR

Clientele.")
(REPORTER STAND UP "Chester wouldn't say who is interested in buying the goat.. only saying they've received interest from people all over the country to bring Little Dale into their homes. But Chester says Lil' Dale could soon be coming into your homes, via t-v.")

(SOT - CHESTER "The biggest marketing item that could happen with

this goat, is a goat tease of various items with lil' Dale's autograph on it.")

BUT HOW MARKETABLE IS THIS GOAT'S HOOF PRINT? WELL, CHESTER SAYS THE GOAT HAS ALREADY HIT A HOME RUN.

(SOT - CHESTER "It's a once in a lifetime event.")



ONCE LIL' DALE'S PEOPLE GET IN TOUCH WITH RACING'S PEOPLE.. IT COULD ONLY BE A SHORT TIME BEFORE THEY ALL DO LUNCH, AND HAMMER OUT A DEAL. ))
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