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Up next on News 7--
Dozens of people are killed in a fire at an International Trade Center in Vietnam's largest city.
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And despite the rain, ground is broken for the Roanoke Valley S-P-C-A's new home.
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More showers and cool temperatures are in the forecast for our Tuesday. We'll se how the rest of our week will shape up in just a bit.
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News 7 at Noon starts right now...

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Six workers at an American insurance company are missing after a deadly fire breaks out at a Vietnam office building.

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[Vietnam-Fire]


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A raging fire sweeps through an office building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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Today's fire at the five- story International Trade Center has left at least 48 people dead and more than 100 injured.
The building is located in the heart of the business section of Vietnam's largest city.
It houses offices of the American International Assurance insurance company and other local and foreign firms.
Also in the building is a restaurant and nightclub on the second floor.
No word on what caused the blaze, but authorities believe it started in the disco.
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[Russia-Plane]


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A Russian official confirms that a military helicopter was shot out of the sky today over Chechnya.
Three crew members and a passenger were killed when the helicopter was brought down by a missile near Moscow's main military base in the region.
In August, a Russian helicopter packed with troops was shot down in Chechnya, killing at least 119 people.

[American-Airlines]


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Investigators looking into a deadly American Airlines crash are trying to find out what caused the tail of the plane to snap off in mid- air.
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The National Transportation Safety Board has begun four days of hearings on last year's crash of Flight 587 in Queens, New York.
The plane crashed into a neighborhood about a minute-and-a-half after take-off last November, killing 260 people.


Investigators are focusing on the key question -- why the rudder moved violently shortly before the tail snapped off.

The agency has already called for better pilot training for moving the rudder, even at low speeds.
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[Sniper]


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The federal government is going to seek the death penalty in the Washington area sniper case.
Justice Department officials say charges will be filed against John Allen Muhammad in federal court in Maryland.
Teri Okita has more from the federal courthouse in Baltimore.
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[SUPER=01-David Brame/Tacoma Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News;]
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((PKG.
TRACK: THE CHARGES KEEP STACKING UP. NOW, 41-YEAR-OLD JOHN MUHAMMED WILL FACE FEDERAL CAPITAL MURDER AND EXTORTION CHARGES. BOTH CARRY THE DEATH PENALTY. THIS FOR A SHOOTING RAMPAGE THAT KILLED 10 PEOPLE.
FEDERAL OFFICIALS WOULD NOT DISCUSS POSSIBLE CHARGES AGAINST HIS ALLEGED PARTNER 17 YEAR OLD JOHN MALVO, BECAUSE HES A MINOR
TRACK: MUHAMMED WAS SUPPOSED TO SHOW UP HERE FOR A ROUTINE DETENTION HEARING ON A FEDERAL WEAPONS CHARGE. NOW, ITS A NO-GO, AND THAT COULD BE A SIGN OF JUST HOW COMPLEX THIS CRIMINAL CASE WILL BE.
TRACK: ALONG WITH THE FEDS, STATE PROSECUTORS IN MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA ARE JOCKEYING FOR POSITION TO PROSECUTE MUHAMMED AND HIS ALLEGED PARTNER-IN-CRIME. BOTH FACE CHARGES IN VIRGINIA THAT COULD BRING THE DEATH PENALTY. IN MARYLAND, ONLY MUHAMMED FACES CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.
TRACK: POLICE NOW BELIEVE THAT THE TWO SUSPECTS MAY HAVE BEGUN THEIR REIGN OF TERROR MONTHS AGO IN WASHINGTON STATE. AUTHORITIES ARE LINKING MUHAMMED AND MALVO TO THE FEBRUARY SHOOTING DEATH OF A TACOMA WOMAN AND TO A SHOOTING AT A TACOMA SYNAGOGUE IN MAY WHERE NO ONE WAS HURT.

SOT: David Brame/Chief, Tacoma Police Dept.

Although the suspects are in custody we feel it's important to bring closure to this case.


(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP CLOSE: FEDERAL OFFICIALS SAY THEIR CHARGES DO NOT NECESSARILY MEAN THAT THEY ARE GOING TO PROSECUTE THIS CASE FIRST. THATS STILL BEING NEGOTIATED. BUT, THEY BELIEVE, THEY WILL HAVE A STRONG CASE IN COURT. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, BALTIMORE. ))

[Warner]


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Forbes magazine says Governor Mark Warner is one of the Top Ten richest politicians in the country.
The Governor comes in at number ten.
The magizine says Warner is worth two hundred MILLION dollars.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes the top spot with nearly five BILLION dollars.
West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller is just ahead of Warner on the list, at number nine.
Five of the top ten are Democrats, four are Republicans, and one is an Independent.

[SPCA]


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Despite the rain, today is a bright one for the Roanoke Valley SPCA.
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Local leaders, police, animal control officers, veterinarians and supporters of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals today gathered on a muddy hillside in southeast Roanoke to break ground on a new 5-million dollar facility. The new building will house the SPCA and Animal Control.
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[SUPER=01-Don Thorne/SPCA Executive Director;;]

((DON THORNE/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SPCA: THE SPCA WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON EDUCATIOON AND ADOPTION... IN MANY CASES WORK WITH THE ANIMALS BEFORE THEY HAVE TO BE TURNED OVER.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((AND THE POUND FACILITY WILL BE ABLE TO WORK BETTER WITH THE ANIMALS AND LOCATE THE FAMILY THAT LOST IT AND RETURN IT TO THE HOME.))
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[OUT Q=and return it to the home.]
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The Roanoke Valley SPCA Adoption and Education Center and Municipal Regional Pound Facility is a public/private partnership between the SPCA, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Botetourt County and the Town of Vinton. Thorne expects the facility to be completed in about a year.
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Still to come on the newscast, a local school has trouble with its water supply,
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also officials confirm an American held hostage in Russia was killed during a rescue attempt.
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[Hostage-Killed]


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Investigators in Russia are still piecing together exactly what happened during a weekend raid at a Moscow theatre.

Meanwhile, there's also been confusion about WHO was killed.
U-S embassy officials have just confirmed the death of an American man.
Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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((
INSERT: EVER SINCE THE RUSSIAN SPECIAL FORCES RAID THAT ENDED THE CRISIS - THERE HAS BEEN MASSIVE CONFUSION OVER THE IDENTITY AND LOCATION OF THE HUNDREDS OF VICTIMS.....LIVING, UNCONSCIOUS AND DEAD.

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IT WAS ONLY TODAY THAT THE AMERICAN EMBASSY COULD CONFIRM 49 YEAR OLD SANDY BOOKER, AN ELECTRICIAN FOR GENERAL MOTORS - SHOWN HERE IN HOME VIDEO - WAS AMONG THE DEAD.
SUPER: JAMES WARLICK, CONSUL GENERAL, US EMBASSY, MOSCOW BITE: Mr Booker we understand is a survivor of the Oklahoma City bombing which makes this a particular tragedy.
OLEG ZIOGONOV - ALSO A FOMER HOSTAGE - SAT NEXT TO SANDY BOOKER IN THE THEATRE THROUGHOUT THE ORDEAL....
SUPERL OLEG ZIOGONOV, FORMER HOSTAGE BITE: He was very nervous. The terrorists were very polite with him - and there was no incident...
THROUGHOUT THE HOSTAGE CRISIS - THERE WERE ACTIVE NEGOTIATIONS TO HAVE THE AMERICANS RELEASED....AND SANDY BOOKER WAS ONE OF THE ONES THE PHONE TO THE AMERICAN EMBASSY.
SUPER: OLEG ZIOGANOV, FORMER HOSTAGE Bite: The terrorists told him to call the Embassy and invite a representative of the Embassy to take them from the theatre.
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New tremors have hit Italy's Mount Etna, blackening skies from Sicily to North Africa.
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Europe's most active volcano continues erupting for the third straight day.
Lava is pouring down the mountainside with the same amount of energy as the first eruptions on Sunday.
It's also disrupting life for residents of a popular ski resort.
Bulldozers were moving into position to build barricades in an effort to keep the lava flow away from the resort.
Sicily has asked the Italian government to declare a state of emergency.
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A form of bacteria is causing problems for one Bedford County elementary school. According to the superintendent, coliform bacteria was recently detected in the water supply at Montvale elementary.
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A letter went out to parents on Friday about the problem The school uses public water and the superintendent says no one's gotten sick.
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Superintendent Jim Blevins says the problem is that Montvale Elementary isn't using enough water. He says as the water sits in the water lines waiting to be used-- the chlorine in it loses its effectiveness. The school plans to now flush the water lines once a week in hopes of resolving the problem. In the meantime-- students will use bottled water.

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If you or someone you know is considering having his tongue or lip pierced, there are some things that should be considered first.
While trendy, the fashion could lead to some serious problems.
Jennifer Wishon reports.
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(( For some, piercings on the check, tongue and everywhere in between are a form of self expression... But one doctor warns that the mouth is full of bacteria and such piercings can cause infections and other oral health problems.
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((DAVID BLACK/DENTIST: I HAVE SEEN CHIPS WHERE THE WHOLE INSIDE CORNER OF A TOOTH HAS BEEN KNOCKED OFF EITHER ON THE SIDE ON THE BI-CUSPIDS OR ON A LOWER FRONT TOOTH AND ALSO I'VE SEEN AN AREA WHERE THERE'S BEEN THREE TO FOUR MILLIMETERS OF GUM TISSUE PUSHED BACK BECAUSE OF THE PUSHING OF THE METAL BAR.))
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Black says when these problems occur it often takes complex and expensive procedures to repair the damage.
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((DAVID BLACK/DENTIST: WELL A RECEDING GUM LINE YOU'RE GOING TO PROBABLY HAVE TO HAVE A GRAFT. YOU HAVE TO HAVE A PERIODONTAL SURGEON CONNECT THE TISSUE, IF THAT'S EVEN POSSIBLE SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T CORRECT IT.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: WHILE THERE'S NO UNIFORM REGULATION OF THE BODY PIERCING INDUSTRY, PIERCERS AT ONE LOCAL SHOP SAY THEY TAKE EVERY PRECAUTION TO ENSURE THEIR CLIENTS DON'T DEVELOP THOSE TYPES OF PROBLEMS.))
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((MAX WETZEL/ANCIENT ART BODY PIERCING: THE GLOVES ARE BEING WORN THERE'S A SET TO PUT ON TO DO THE SET UP, THEN CHANGE THE GLOVES, PREPARE THE CLIENT, CHANGE THE GLOVES AGAIN.))
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Wetzel says all of his tools are cleaned after each client and needles are disposed of immediately after a piercing...
But since the industry isn't regulated he says it's up to the client to be informed when choosing a piercer.
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((MAX WETZEL/ANCIENT ART BODY PIERCING: I WOULD SAY CHECK OUT YOUR ARTIST AND YOUR SHOP AND GET ON THE INTERNET, THERE'S A GAZILLION SITES TO QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT NOT FEEL COMFORTABLE COMING IN HERE AND ASKING.))
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Wetzel says piercings should only enhance and never interfere with functions of the mouth. But Dr. Black says the risks are real. That's something to consider before accessorizing your mouth. Jennifer Wishon, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up a popular local restaurant is moving to a new den,
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and after that we ARE just talking tiddlywinks as we watch the world championships.
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[Buck-Mountain Grille]


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Expansion of a new auto dealership has a Roanoke County restaurant packing up for a new location.
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The Buck Mountain Grille- -which was once part of a motel- -will be razed, so a luxury car showroom and service center can be that much bigger. Al Mazzarella has been the proprietor of the restaurant for nearly eight years. He had already sold his new neighbors land behind the restaurant and had begun to see himself hemmed in by the giant dealership.
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((WE CLOSED THE RESTAURANT A WEEK AGO, AND WE WERE LOOKING AT A NEW LOCATION, AND THAT'S WHEN THIS BUILDING BECAME AVAILABLE. AND WE'RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT, BECAUSE IT'S VERY CLOSE TO TOWN.))
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[OUT Q=it's very close to town.]
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[VO-NAT]

Mazzarella has plans to re-open under the same name in the old Pizza Den on Franklin Road- -within the Roanoke city limits. He hopes to be back in business in about six weeks- -in a smaller, but he says "cozier" place- -with a new menu.
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[Tiddlywinks]


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It might seem like these guys are just goofing off--
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But in England, they take Tiddlywinks seriously.
In fact, it's been a serious adult game since it was developed by a group of Cambridge undergraduates in the '50s.

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[IN Q=Well the game of]

((PATRICK BARRIE/UK TIDDLYWINKS TEAM: WELL THE GAME OF TIDDLYWINKS INVOLVES, AT THE NURSERY LEVEL, TRYING TO FLICK COUNTERS INTO A CENTRAL POT. WE TAKE IT ONE STAGE FURTHER, THERE'S AN EXTRA SHOT IN OUR GAME, THE SQUOP SHOT, AND IF YOU PLAY ONE OF YOUR COUNTERS ONTO YOUR ENEMY, THAT COVERS THEM UP AND IT CAPTURES THEM AND THAT WINK CAN'T THEN BE PLAYED." ))
[SUPER=01-Patrick Barrie/U. K. Tiddlywinks Team;]
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[OUT Q=then be played.]
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[VO-NAT]


Barrie and his partner Ed Wynn took home a trophy, defeating a pair of American players in the 24th World Pairs Tiddlywinks Championship that took place last week.
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[Stocks]


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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW has dropped 105 points. The NASDAQ has lost 28.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

The Hokies' B-C-S ranking goes down, but their coach doesn't sound all that upset. Details are still ahead in sports.


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And the Eagles looked to increase their lead over the Redskins and everyone else in the NFC East.
Monday night highlights are next.
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In sports, Donovan McNabb rushed for 111 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown, as the Philadelphia Eagles shut down the New York Giants 17-to-3.
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The Eagles led 9-3 in the fourth quarter and were pinned back on their one-yard line before McNabb's run capped a 9-play, 99-yard drive. Deuce Staley had 126 yards on 24 carries for the Eagles, who improve to 5-and-2 in the N-F-C East. It's the first time since October 1995 the Eagles have had two 100-yard rushers in a game. Matt Bryant kicked a 26-yard field goal for the Giants, who drop to 3-and-4.
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Virginia Tech may need some help .. to have chance of reaching the national championship game. The second week of the Bowl Championship Series Rankings dropped the Hokies two spots.
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They fell from number four to number 6. Still, coach Frank Beamer believes that for this particular team just to be mentioned in the collective BCS breath is somewhat amazing.
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Meantime, the Hokies were supposed to find out yesterday the kickoff time for their November 9th game at Syracuse, but ABC has exercised what is called the six day option.
It will announce whether or not it wants the game this coming Sunday.
[GRAPHIC=UVA]

ABC is doing the same for the UVa-Penn State game.
The network will decide this Sunday whether to take UVa-Penn State or Iowa Northwestern.

[S-Hardy]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-127 1:23:24]
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And speaking of the Cavs, UVA has this week off to contemplate what could be a difficult end to the regular season. The Cavs close with Penn State, Maryland, N.C. State and Virginia Tech. It's a hardy schedule for a hardy player .. Jermaine Hardy, the former William Fleming standout.
Steve Mason has his story from Charlottesville.
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((A positive attitude, toughness and skill, traits that have made Jermaine Hardy a key component of the Virginia Football team. The sophomore has yet to start a game this season and is sharing time with starter Almondo Curry. But Hardy still has 30 tackles on the season. ((:))
Curry has started in each of the last six UVa wins before Saturday and has played well. He leads all UVa corners in tackles and has two sacks. But Hardy is all about producing wins, not his playing time. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:HARDY IS ONE OF THE HARDEST HITTING PLAYERS ON THE UVA TEAM. BUT HIS COACH CHALLENGED HIM TO WORK ON UNDERSTAND THE MENTAL ASPECT OF PLAYING DEFENSIVE BACK. THE ALWAYS CACHEABLE HARDY LISTENED AND, IN THIS AREA, HAS NOW TURNED THE CORNER.)) ((:))
Hardy and his uva teammates have this week off before preparing to go out of conference against Penn State November ninth. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))
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A day after the world series ended Sunday night in Anaheim - three big league teams have hired managers.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00]

Yesterday afternoon in New York, Art Howe was officially introduced as the new manager of the Mets.
Howe, who is a member of the Salem-Roanoke baseball hall of fame, leaves Oakland for a four year, nine- and a-half million dollar contract. Howe led the Carolina League in hitting in 1971 while playing for Salem.
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