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A surveillance tape shows a mother beating her daughter in an Indiana parking lot.
Police hope it'll help them find the four- year- old girl, who's now missing.
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And in the missing child story closer to home--
Authorities in Henry County have released new pictures they hope will help in the search for Jennifer Short.
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We'll increase the chances for showers over the weekend but today warm and humid conditions continue.....I'll have your extended forecast.....
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News 7 at Noon starts right now...

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The Henry County sheriff's department wants to talk to people who knew Mary Short ten years ago.
It's their latest effort to find out who killed her and her husband Michael, and abducted their daughter Jennifer.

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Investigators released photos of Mary Short when she worked at the Pluma textile company.
They're hoping that anyone who knew her back then will recognize her and come forward.
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Authorities are interested in finding a man who reportedly harassed Mary Short at the plant about ten years ago.


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Jennifer Short has been missing for more than month.
Investigators say they've had few hard leads to work on lately.


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Another case of a missing child has a disturbing twist-- videotaped images of the girl being beaten by her own mother as they left a parking lot in Indiana.
Jennifer Miller has the story.
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(LOCATOR: MISHAKAWA, IN, SURVEILLANCE VIDEO)


THE PICTURES ARE DISTURBING... A MOTHER VICIOUSLY BEATING HER 4-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER IN FULL VIEW OF A SECURITY CAMERA. BUT POLICE IN INDIANA SAY THEY RELEASED THE VIDEO FOR THE SAKE OF THE CHILD.

SOT: Anthony Hazen, Mishawaka Police Chief

we actually took it to our emergency room have the doctor look at it and he said the child could have received some blows or trauma to the head that could be life threatening, so we decided to go public with it.
THE INCIDENT TOOK PLACE LAST FRIDAY AND POLICE HAVE NOT YET BEEN ABLE TO FIND THE MOTHER OR HER CHILD. THEY ARE ASKING THE PEOPLE OF INDIANA FOR HELP.

SOT: Hazen again

"WE BELIEVE SHE IS STILL IN THIS AREA."
THE MOTHER'S NAME IS MADELYNE GORMAN, SOMETIMES KNOW AS MADELYN TOOGOOD. HER DAUGHTER'S NAME IS MARTHA. THE OTHER WOMAN IN THE VIDEO IS MADELYNE'S SISTER, NOW IN POLICE CUSTODY.

SOT: MAGGIE JONES/COMMUNITY PROSECUTOR

she was brought in for questioning and the answers she gave det. grove during the interview...led us to believe she was being deceptive and for that reason she was arrested for assisting a criminal."
AUTHORITIES ARE VERY WORRIED ABOUT THE CHILD...WONDERING THAT IF THE MOTHER CAN BE SO VIOLENT IN A PUBLIC PLACE... WHAT SHE MIGHT BE DOING AT HOME?
JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS
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In a close vote last night, the Bedford County school board decided to renovate Jefferson Forest High School rather than build a new facility.
Justin McLeod has more.
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Bedford County's School Superintendent says the rennovation process is at least a year away.

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It appears Israeli forces are trying to isolate Yasser Arafat even more, and force the surrender up to 20 militants inside his compound.
Bulldozers are digging a deep trench near the Palestinian leader's office in the West Bank.
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It's one of the last buildings still standing after the Israelis blew up several other structures in his compound.

Palestinian officials say Arafat was NOT injured.
The explosions were in response to yesterday's suicide bombing on a bus in Israel that killed the attacker and five other people.
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President Bush met with top Russian officials in the Oval Office this morning.
He wants them to re- consider a new U-N resolution that would take a tougher stand against Iraq.
Teri Okita has more from Washington.
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TWO OF RUSSIAS TOP LEADERS WERE MET WITH A FULL-COURT PRESS AS THEY ARRIVED AT THE WHITE HOUSE. PRESIDENT BUSH, SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL, AND DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD ALL LAID OUT REASONS WHY A NEW, U-N RESOLUTION AGAINST IRAQ IS NECESSARY.
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION BELIEVES U-N WEAPONS INSPECTIONS IN IRAQ MUST BE BACKED UP WITH A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR MILITARY FORCE IN CASE SADDAM HUSSEIN DOESNT COMPLY.
BUT, AT THE U-N THIS WEEK, RUSSIA MADE IT CLEAR THAT IT THINKS INSPECTIONS ARE ENOUGH TO DETERMINE IF IRAQ HAS WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND THAT A NEW RESOLUTION ISN'T NEEDED. RUSSIAS OPINION IS KEY BECAUSE, AS A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL, IT HOLDS VETO POWER ON ANY DECISION THE COUNCIL MAKES. AND RUSSIAS NOT THE ONLY ONE OPPOSING POSSIBLE MILITARY ACTION.

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DEMONSTRATORS OUTSIDE SENATOR TOM DASCHLES WASHINGTON HOME WANT LAWMAKERS TO REJECT PRESIDENT BUSHS PROPOSAL BEFORE CONGRESS. IT GIVES THE PRESIDENT MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY, INCLUDING FORCE, TO DEAL WITH IRAQ ... SHOULD THE U-S DECIDE TO ACT ON ITS OWN.

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STANDUP: Several lawmakers want to take a closer look at the proposals wording to make sure the okay for military action deals ONLY with Iraq. It is expected to win bipartisan support. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington. ))
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Former tonight show host Johnny Carson says he has some health problems. We'll have the details next,
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and a father and son are arrested after a sneak attack on a baseball coach during a major league game last night in Chicago.
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A father and son outing to the ball park took an unusual turn last night.
As Drew Levinson tells us, a surprise attack on a baseball coach landed two people in jail.
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((IN BASEBALL THE NAME OF THE GAME IS KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL...BUT NOW PLAYERS AND COACHES MAY BE WATCHING THE STANDS TOO. IN A GAME BETWEEN THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS AND THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX--A COUPLE OF FANS CHARGED OUT OF THE STANDS AND STARTED BEATING ROYALS FIRST BASE COACH TOM GAMBOA.

SOT: Tom Gamboa/Royals 1B Coach

"I was just shocked because it came from behind and to tell you the truth I didn't have any clue what had happened."
THE TWO ATTACKERS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS FATHER AND SON. 34-YEAR OLD WILLIAM LIGUE AND HIS 15 YEAR OLD SON WERE LED OFF THE FIELD IN HANDCUFFS . EARLY THIS MORNING THE FATHER WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL COMPLAINING OF INJURIES. WITH A LOT OF CURSING MIXED IN--LIGUE ADMITTED HIS ROLE IN THE INCIDENT.

SOT: William Ligue, Defendant


COACH GAMBOA KNOWS HE'S LUCKY TO WALK AWAY WITH ONLY MINOR CUTS AND BRUISES.

SOT: Tom Gamboa/Royals 1B Coach

"I realized that I was bleeding and then I heard one our players yell, I heard one of our guys say one of them has a knife...so I was stunned so I was checking to see if I'd been stabbed and just didn't realize it."
THE WORLD OF SPORTS IS NO STRANGER TO VIOLENCE. WITH FIGHTS ON THE ICE AND ON THE TRACK, HOT TEMPERS CAN FLARE UP...BUT INCIDENTS LIKE THE STABBING OF TENNIS STAR MONICA SELES IN 1993 ARE A COLD REMINDER OF THE WORST THAT CAN HAPPEN. GAMBOA TOOK IT ALL IN STRIDE, SAYING HE HOPES THE ATTACK WASN'T JUST FAN LOYALTY RUN AMOK.

SOT: Tom Gamboa/Royals 1B Coach "I was with the Cubs for 5 years but

I'd hate to think there was that much animosity (Laughs)"
THE TWO ARE CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED BATTERY, THE SON IS BEING TREATED AS A JUVENILE. IN BASEBALL LINGO--THESE TWO MADE A BIG ERROR.
DREW LEVINSON, CBS, CHICAGO.))

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A Mexican priest who was wanted in Italy on multiple sex abuse charges is now in custody.
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Among the charges-- organizing sex parties with minors.
Agents from Mexico's Federal Investigation Agency arrested 46- year- old Edgar Hidalgo Dominguez last weekend, based on an arrest warrant that was issued in 19-99.
He was found in August at a parish in a working class neighborhood of Mexico City.
Many parishioners are said to be shocked by the allegations.
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Late night legend Johnny Carson confirms he has emphysema.
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But Carson says it's not causing him "any major problems," and in fact, he's still playing tennis.
The 76- year- old made the statement after hearing about a tabloid story that said he was seriously ill.
Carson smoked cigarettes on the air for many years.
He's seldom been seen in public after retiring from "The Tonight Show" 10 years ago.
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Graduating seniors at Virginia Tech will get to have a fall commencement ceremony after all.
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The university announced yesterday it has decided NOT to cancel the event... thanks to some help from the local hotel community.
At least eight hotels say they will donate a portion of their sales toward commencement, which brings in about a quarter of their revenue.
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((JEREMY ALLEN/AMERISUITES GENERAL MANAGER: DECEMBER'S BASICALLY A SLOW MONTH IN BLACKSBURG, SO, THE RESTAURANTS, THE MERCHANTS AND EVERYBODY WILL BENEFIT FROM THE COMMENCEMENT GOING THROUGH))
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Right now, it's not known just how much money will be donated, but, officials say the costs will be balanced out through the university's parents fund, which is used toward campus enhancements.
Fall commencement usually runs the school about 30-thousand dollars.
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Still to come on the newscast, Leo will have our detailed weekend forecast,
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But first we will tell you why a U-S aircraft carrier is launching 90 thousand pound sleds into the ocean.
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An open field near Floyd will soon be filled with the sound of music ...
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The 50-acre parcel of land will be the site of the first- ever Floyd World Music Festival next weekend. But there's lot of work to do before hundreds of performers and thousands of festival-goers can set up camp. Organizers say the community is pitching in above and beyond their expectations.
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((ERIKA JOHNSON/FLOYD WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL: WE'VE HAD THREE WORK DAYS WHEN ANYBODY WAS INVITED TO COME OUT AND HELP. WE HAD 200 AT THE LAST ONE. IT WAS REMARKABLE.))
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Johnson expects between 8 and 14-thousand people to attend the event.
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Crewmen aboard the U-S-S Ronald Reagan conducted catapult tests--
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and these "dummy load" sleds took a major plunge into the James River.
The tests are done on the vessels before military aircraft are launched from the decks of the aircraft carriers.
The dummy loads weigh anywhere from 9 to 90- thousand pounds.
They simulate the weight of planes launched from the decks of the ships.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP Five points. The NASDAQ has gained four.

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Coming up in sports... the complete Friday Football Extra line- up....
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And the Hokies knew they had some obstacles to overcome when it came to playing Texas A & M... but one wall they hit was un-expected...
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Virginia Tech hopes to find its passing game on Saturday against Texas A & M, but the most important route won't be run by the Hokie receivers. As Mike Stevens explains, Tech's itenerary for the weekend has more than just a few twists and turns.
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(( Normally the Hokies travel to their away game destinations by boarding a Miami Air charter right here in Roanoke.
But due to the weight of some extra equipment the Hokies are carrying to the Lone Star state this is no normal trip.

((JOHN BALLEIN:)) The Hokies will bus three hours from Blacksburg to Greensboro - where they can fly with full tank of jet fuel non-stop to College Station, Texas. ((JOHN:)) ((STANDUP-MIKE STEVENS:)) ((JOHN BALLEIN:)) This is Tech's first road game of the season and 22 players are making their first trip away from Lane Stadium. Don't feel too bad for them - these guys had to drive - taking a truck load of equipment to College Station - on a 25 hour road trip. In Blacksburg, Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))


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The Virginia Cavaliers are preparing to battle Akron at home this Saturday for a 3 P-M kickoff...
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While the Wahoos are coming off three tough games against ranked opponents, they're hardly taking the OH- and- 3 Zips lightly. One area the Cavaliers will pay special attention to is the Zips' pass rush.
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Finally this afternoon, week number Four of Friday Football Extra is coming up tonight. Here's a look at the complete schedule of games in the area with the HOME team listed on the bottom of each match- up.

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