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A bell rings-- marking the moment a second plane crashed into the World Trade Center -- and a nation's nightmare began.
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Coming up, live reports on the anniversary of 9-11, as it's unfolding across the region and throughout the world.







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A cold front heads our way bringing a few clouds and some gusty winds...I'll have your cool forecast....
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News 7 at Noon starts right now...
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A day of national mourning and remembrance begins with the sound of bagpipers on the streets of New York.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
We'll begin our coverage of this anniversary of the 9-11 attacks at Ground Zero, where the names of 28- hundred victims were read during a solemn ceremony today.
The event included a moment of silence at exactly 8-46 A-M, the moment when the first plane hit the World Trade Center a year ago.
Thousands of people are gathered near the site.
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Drew Levinson is also at Ground Zero, and joins us now with more on today's events.
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``GORDON M AAMOTH, EDELMIRO ABAD
One by one their names were read.

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Husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters--more than 28 hundred in all.

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THEY WERE OUR COUNTRYMEN AND OUR FRIENDS,THEY WERE US.
On September 11, 2001 their lives ended and the world changed. On a clear day-just like the one a year ago, New Yorkers paused to remember in silence at the exact moments when terrorists slammed two jets into the twin towers..

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Clutching pictures of their loved ones, family members grieved at a circle of honor down at ground zero. For some it was difficult to be here-for many it more difficult to leave

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For a year now---the sounds of bagpipes have resonated through this city

and for a year now we have seen the faces and heard the stories of 28-hundred people who should still be here.

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Thousands more gathered at the Pentagon today .. to remember the 184 Americans who died in the other 9-11 attack .. this one on Virginia soil.
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Meghan Muldoon was at the ceremony, and she joins us now from the Pentagon.
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Among the many area observances today .. a retired New York City firefighter who lost his son in the World Trade Center joined more than a hundred people to honor the dead in Rocky Mount.
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Bill Kennedy and his wife, Eileen, moved to Smith Mountain Lake more than a decade ago.
Their son, Tom Kennedy, also a New York City firefighter, was in a building adjacent to the World Trade Center, which also collapsed.
They thanked the crowd at Rocky Mount's Lynch Funeral Home for their support.
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((BILL KENNEDY/VICTIM'S FATHER: I'D LIKE TO THANK EVERYBODY FOR ALL THEIR PRAYERS AND COMPASSION. ALL THE PEOPLE THAT DIED THAT AWFUL DAY... THEY WERE ALL HEROES. BUT OUR SON WILL ALWAYS BE OUR HERO. ))
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The ceremony also included bagpipers, color guard and speakers from the Department of Emergency Services and State Police.
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Residents of the Roanoke Valley are marking today's anniversary in many different ways. That includes solemn ceremonies and uplifting entertainment.
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Joe Dashiell reports from Elmwood Park that many are hoping this first anniversary will become a lasting memorial.
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There are numerous events and activities scheduled across the region today. (+++++++) [Take Web Page FS]
We have assembled an extensive list of places and times on our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
Just click the 9-11 event icon near the upper left corner.
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Three organizations in the Roanoke Valley are taking part in a Day of Caring at WDBJ-7.
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We've opened our community room for donations to the Salvation Army, the Roanoke Rescue Mission, and the Literacy Volunteers of America.
They're collecting non-perishable food, gently-worn clothing, and used books for children and adults.
You can bring those items to our building on Hershberger Road through midnight tonight.
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We have more special 9-11 coverage straight ahead. We'll take you to Pennsylvania .. where United Flight 93 went down.
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And U-S troops in Afghanistan, a place they never dreamed of seeing one year ago .. remember the events that sent them there.
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Flight 93 crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania a year ago.
Today, the crew and passengers are remembered as victims-- and honored as HEROES.
Jim Acosta has the story.
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AS HOWLING WINDS WHIPPED THROUGH THE TEMPORARY MEMORIAL IN SHANKSVILLE

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A BELL (BELLS) TOLLED AT 10:06 - THE TIME OF THE CRASH OF FLIGHT 93.
A POIGNANT REMINDER OF LIVES LOST - LIVES THAT WONT BE FORGOTTEN.

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AT THE BREAK OF DAWN..THOUSANDS STEPPED OFF OF BUSSES - AND WALKED DOWN THE LONG ROAD THROUGH THE ABANDONED STRIP MINE THAT IS NOW A FINAL RESTING PLACE.

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I had to come to find some closure
THESE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS CAME TO REMEMBER A FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE WHO DIED HERE.

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THIS MAN LEFT THE FATIGUES AND FLAG THAT ONCE BELONGED TO HIS SON WHO DIED AFTER SERVING IN THE PERSIAN GULF WAR.

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AT TODAYS SERVICE A TIME TO HONOR AND HOPE -- AN ESTIMATED 500 FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE FALLEN PASSENGERS AND CREW LISTENED AS THE WIDOW OF FLIGHT 93 PILOT JASON DAHL ASKED THE WORLD TO REMEMBER.

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THE TRIBUTE RECALLED MEMORIES OF THE HEROIC STRUGGLE ON BOARD THE BOEING 757 - THAT PRODUCED THE BATTLE CRY "LETS ROLL" - AND LIKELY AVERTED A LARGER DISASTER.

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STAND-UP: LATER TODAY -- THE PRESIDENT IS SET TO MEET IN PRIVATE WITH THE VICTIMS FAMILIES ON THE CRASH SITE - WHERE HE AND MRS. BUSH WILL LAY A WREATH IN MEMORY. JA CBS ))

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Whether you're traveling by plane, train, or automobile today -- you'll notice extra security.
Newly- hired federal security directors are telling workers to be vigilant.
All federal air marshals are expected to be on flights.
The Coast Guard has increased patrols and inspections.
And Amtrak says it'll have extra police officers on patrol.
But most officials expect travel to be rather light today.

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Today's anniversary is also on the minds of U-S troops a half-a-world away in Afghanistan--
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Eight thousand American troops are still hunting down what's left of the al-Qaida network.
This group of soldiers didn't want to wait for the official ceremony later this afternoon.
They were up at dawn today, holding their own private prayers-- all while trying to keep their minds on the task of fighting terrorism.
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((HENRY RODRIGUEZ/82ND AIRBOURNE DIVISION: I'M HAPPY THAT I'M HERE CAUSE I'M DEFENDING MY COUNTRY, MY NATION AND MY FAMILY." ))
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Meanwhile, a gunman did open fire on a perimeter tower at Bagram Base this morning.
American soldiers returned fire-- they weren't injured, but the gunman was wounded.

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There is other news worth noting on this day. Still ahead, water problems force a local school to close early.
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And more calls to take down controversial artwork, inside some local courtrooms. That story is next.
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More voices are joining the chorus calling for the removal of some controversial artwork in two Lynchburg courtrooms.
Steve Smallshaw tells us city council may finally be close to making a decision.
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A water main break has forced one area school to send its students home early today.
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[Take Schooltouch FS] Lord Botetourt High School dismissed all students at 11-30 this morning. The water problem affects ONLY Lord Botetourt High School.
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On Wall Street at this hour,

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the Dow is UP 65 points. Nasdaq UP 15 points.

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Coming up next in sports...
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A new Carolina League champion is crowned in the Hill City... we have all the highlights coming up...
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The Lynchburg Hillcats are the new Carolina League champions. Over a thousand fans headed to Merritt Hutchison Stadium to see the Cats pull out the series winner over Kinston, 3 games to 1. The last crown Lynchburg captured was over Kinston, as well...
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The game was tied 3-3 after four innings, and it was 5-4 Kinston going into the eighth inning.
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]eighth to win. Catcher Ronnie Pelino brings in the eventual game- winner with a one- out single that plates Dan Meyer.
Lynchburg wins its' fifth overall Carolina League crown, and second for the Hillcats. D.J. Terasco struck out the side in the ninth to close it out.
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On the soccer field yesterday in Salem- the Roanoke College men's team defeated 25th ranked Greensboro....
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The Maroons are on a roll after posting two straight wins.
Greensboro entered the contest ranked as high as third in the nation in Division Three soccer recently.
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The game would end with no score after one half of play. Roanoke gets the game's only goal, and improves to 3- and- 2 on the season.
It's now won three in a row.
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Finally this afternoon, Roanoke's "To The Rescue" museum is free for visitors today...
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The one- of- a- kind location in Tanglewood Mall showcases the rescue profession. It takes a look at its beginnings, and honors lives that have been lost in the line of duty with a national memorial.
The Museum's manager says 139-emergency technicians died in the September 11th attacks.
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((SUE TAYLOR/MUSEUM MANAGER; THEY PERFORM MIRACLES. THEY GO OUT AND TAKE CARE OF THE DYING AND THE WOUNDED AND THE MORTALLY WOUNDED. THERE'S A LOT OF US THAT CAN'T DO THAT...THESE YOUNG GUYS AND WOMEN ARE CHOSEN TO DO THIS.))
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Taylor is in New York today taking part in a memorial unveiling at New York-Presbyterian Hospital ... which lost four of its EMT's last September.
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That's it for News 7 at Noon today.
Coming up this evening, we'll have 90- minutes of local coverage on the 9-11 anniversary, beginning on News 7 at 5.

We're going to leave you now with another live picture from Ground Zero-- and C-B-S News special coverage.
See you tomorrow.
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