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[VO-NAT]

An accident this morning on Route 220 claims one person's life and ties up rush hour traffic.
State Police say the wreck involved a tractor trailer and a van.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a man is arraigned this morning for yesterday's fatal shooting in Roanoke County.
[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Leo]
[SS=None]

Another hot and humid day with scattered thundershowers developing. I'll have your forecast

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[ANCHOR=KIM 2-Shot]


News 7 at Noon starts right now...

[County-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Noon]

A man accused of shooting a Roanoke County man remains in custody after being denied bond and arraigned on charges this morning.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
The fatal shooting happened Tuesday morning on Larson Lane in Southwest Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[FILE TAPE#=03-24 TC41:21]


23-year-old Muhammed Majeed is charged with first degree murder and a felony weapons charge in the death of 42-year old Christopher Hanes. Police say they've executed a search warrant at Majeed's home for evidence.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

According to police, Majeed went to the Hanes' home and shot him while other members of his family were there. Police confirm the shooter and victim knew each other through a business relationship. Friends of Christopher Hanes say he owned several properties in the area ,and that the shooting may involve a security deposit on one of them.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=NOne]

Hanes is well-known in the community, and is described as a family man.
This is the first murder in Roanoke County this year. A preliminary hearing in the case is set for August 25th.

[220-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-22 1:02:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]

One person is dead after an accident on Route 220 just north of Boones Mill.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

State Police say the wreck involved a tractor trailer and a van. It happened around 6:30 this morning. All lanes were blocked and motorists were being advised to take alternate routes. Crews re-opened the highway just before nine. State Police have not yet released the names of the people involved in the accident.
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[CA-Shootings]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A nationwide manhunt is over.
Authorities have tracked down a possible suspect in the murders of five family members in California.
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[VO-NAT]

They say Vincent Brothers showed up at a police station across the country, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
[SUPER=03-Bakersfield, CA;]

Authorities want to question Brothers about his possible role in the shooting deaths of his estranged wife, his mother- in- law and three children.
Friends and neighbors of the victims say they're in shock.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The weight of knowing]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=overwhelming]
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[VO-NAT]

Brothers is also a vice- principal at a California elementary school.
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[11Baby-Killed]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC1:07:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Authorities have charged a Lynchburg woman with killing a baby she was caring for.
Police were called to the woman's home on Pulaski Street Monday for a seven-month-old infant that was unresponsive.
The child was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy determined the child died from a fractured skull.
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[VO-NAT]


Police arrested 23-year-old Diane Melissa McDaniel yesteday and charged her with the baby's murder.
The baby died at McDaniels's home.
She's being held without bond in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.
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[Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC 1:05:16]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A man from Bent Mountain drowned yesterday in Franklin County.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
Sheriff's officials say 40- year old Michael Steven Carr drowned outside a home near Route 612, not far from the Roanoke County line.
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[vo-nat]
[super=03-Franklin Co.;]

A sheriff's deputy says Carr was fishing at a pond with his brother Troy when he decided to go for a swim around 5:30.
According to the deputy, Carr could not swim well as he attempted to cross the pond and began yelling for his brother's help. But Troy Carr was also unable to swim.
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[sot 04:40:26]
[in q= He was ]

((MARK SWEENEY/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT; HE WAS ABLE TO SEE HIM AND THE BROTHER COULDN'T SWIM SO HE YELLED FOR HELP AND A NEIGHBOR EVENTUALLY HEARD HIM AND MET HIM ON THE ROAD HERE AND CALLED 911.))
[super=01-Mark Sweeney/Franklin Co. Sheriff's Department;]
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[out q= called 911]
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Members of the Franklin County dive team recovered Michael Steven Carr's body in about 12- feet of water around eight thirty P-M. Sheriff's officials say foul play is not suspected and an autopsy will be performed.
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[OH-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


Workers at a radio station in Ohio had to make their way through waist- high water in a cornfield, so they could broadcast emergency information.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashland Co., OH;]


Thousands of listeners will have to rely on BATTERY- powered radios, because they're still without power after a line of thunderstorms moved through the region.
Heavy flooding have turned several main roads across the region into rivers.
While one elementary school is already underwater, many residents are trying to keep the same thing from happening to their homes.
So far, authorities aren't reporting any major injuries or deaths from the flooding.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
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As U-S forces face more violence in Iraq, the nation's top two defense officials who led the war say things are still under control.
And President Bush is still defending his decision to go to war, even after admitting there was a mistake in pre- war intelligence gathering.
Teri Okita has more from Washington.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/U. S. Secretary of Defense; :24]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:28]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=Okita, CBS News, Washington.]

(( WITH RETIRED GENERAL TOMMY FRANKS BY HIS SIDE, DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD DISMISSED TALK OF WIDESPREAD AND ORGANIZED VIOLENCE AGAINST U-S TROOPS IN IRAQ. HE TOLD LAWMAKERS THE ATTACKS ARE FAIRLY LIMITED TO BAGHDAD AND AREAS WEST OF THE CAPITAL. HE SAYS THE PROBLEM IS BEING DEALT WITH AND THAT IRAQIS ARE STILL BETTER OFF THAN A FEW MONTHS AGO.

(Supr: Donald Rumsfeld/Defense Secretary)
SOT: don't have power 24 hours but death squads come.


TRACK: BUT POCKETS OF RESISTANCE KEEP POPPING UP. U-S FORCES AND IRAQI POLICE MADE ARRESTS IN BAGHDAD FOLLOWING MORE FIREFIGHTS THERE AND STILL MORE REPORTS OF ATTACKS AGAINST AMERICAN TROOPS IN THE VOLATILE TOWN OF FALLUJAH.
TRACK: THE CONTINUING ATTACKS HAVEN'T CHANGED PRESIDENT BUSH'S MIND ABOUT GOING TO WAR IN THE FIRST PLACE. NOR HAS THE WHITE HOUSE'S ACKNOWLEDGMENT IT MISTAKENLY ACCUSED SADDAM HUSSEIN OF SEEKING URANIUM FROM THE AFRICAN STATE OF NIGER. MR. BUSH SAYS THE DECISION FOR WAR WAS STILL THE RIGHT ONE.

SOT: (Bush) There's no doubt in my mind, when all is said and done, the

facts will show the world the truth. (BUTT TO) I am confident that Saddam Hussein had a weapons of mass destruction program.
TRACK: EFFORTS TO ROUND-UP TOP IRAQI LEADERS CONTINUES. THE U-S MILITARY NABBED IRAQ'S FORMER INTERIOR MINISTER AND ANOTHER TOP BAATH PARTY OFFICIAL. BOTH MEN ARE ON THE LIST OF 55 MOST-WANTED IRAQIS.

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: The U-S now has 34 of the 55 most-wanted, but, of course, the top tier Saddam and his sons remains elusive. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington. ))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, a local school board decides if student athletes will have to meet tougher grade standards.
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[VO-NAT ]

Plus the federal government says current food labels are not making the grade.
We'll tell you what changes are coming up, after the break.
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[music up full] [comm1]

[Plant-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Officials investigating the four murders at a Meridian, Mississippi factory are finding some disturbing details about the man who took aim at his fellow workers.
As Elizabeth Sanchez tells us, some people are wondering if warning signs were ignored.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Meridian, MS;]
[SUPER=01-Bobby McCall/Shooting Victim's Husband;]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Sanchez/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-Dan Hancock/Lockheed-Martin President;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS Meridian MS.]

((THE LETHAL ACT WOULD SHOCK ANY WORKPLACE....BUT SOME WHO KNEW DOUG WILLIAMS SAY HIS ACTIONS TUESDAY MORNING WERE RIGHT ON TARGET.

SOT - SHERIFF - too fast to font - "he was an angry man.."


SO ANGRY..CO-WORKERS SAY -- THAT SUPERVISORS AT LOCKHEED-MARTIN SHOULD HAVE NOTICED. THOSE WHO KNEW WILLIAMS SAY HE WAS 'MAD AT THE WORLD' - AND MADE REPEATED THREATS.

(nats..mccall)

BOBBY MCCALL HEARD ABOUT THE THREATS FROM HIS WIFE LANETTE - ONE OF THE FIVE EMPLOYEES WILLIAM KILLED...FOUR OF THEM BLACK.

SOT - BOBBY MCCALL/WIFE KILLED IN PLANT SHOOTING "I wish someone would

have given him some help beforehand because he destroyed my life and my kids' lives."

(STANDUP BRIDGE)

THIS LOCKHEED MARTIN PLANT MAKES PARTS FOR MILITARY PLANES....IT HAS LOW SECURITY - NO METAL DETECTORS OR GUARDS. WILLIAMS HAD LEFT A WORKPLACE ETHICS MEETING HERE -- AND RETURNED ....LOADED WITH WEAPONS.

(nats..company spokesman)

THE COMPANY'S PRESIDENT EXPRESS HIS REGRET.
DAIN HANCOCK/PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT, LOCKHEED-MARTIN "There are no words that can express the amount of sorrow that's felt by all those that have been touched.."
BUT HE REFUSED TO ANSWER THE QUESTION THAT'S FRUSTRATING VICTIM'S FAMILIES MOST. IF WILLIAM'S ANGER WAS SO OBVIOUS....HIS THREATS AS BLATANT AS CO-WORKERS DESCRIBE...HAD MANAGEMENT NOTICED ? AND HAD THEY DONE ANYTHING ?

(nats...family members - "we will rise from this tragedy.")

AS THIS SMALL MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY SEEKS UNDERSTANDING -- DETECTIVES ARE COMBING THE EVIDENCE TRAIL.. OUTSIDE THE PLANT, IN WILLIAM'S TRUCK, DETECTIVES FOUND MORE WEAPONS AND AMMO....MORE EVIDENCE OF WHAT MANY SAY THEY FEARED WOULD HAPPEN. E.S. CBS NEWS....MERIDIAN, MS.))

[Athlete-Grades]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
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[TAPE#=Net]
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It will be much of the same for student athletes in Pittsylvania County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./File Tape]


Last night, the school board rejected a proposal for stricter eligibility requirements for student athletes.
Currently, students must pass three out of four subjects a semester in order to play sports.
That is in line with requirements set forth by the Virginia High School League.
A proposal would have required student athletes in Pittsylvania County to pass all subjects, but it failed by a five to one vote.
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[Elected-Scho]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=cda]
[TAPE#=03-32 15:13]
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Teachers in the city of Roanoke are calling for a change in the way school board members are selected.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Roanoke School Board is currently chosen by City Council. The Roanoke Education Association and the Roanoke City Retired Teachers Association want the voters to make the decision.
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[SOT-16:50:29-16:50:43]
[IN Q=Have a voice]

((ANNITA PRICE-HAVE A VOICE AND MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS. THE MORE WE KNOW ABOUT WHATS GOING ON, THE MORE WE CAN BE OF HELP AND COLLABORATE IN MAKING SURE THAT ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS CONTINUE TO BE THE FINEST SCHOOLS THAT IT IS.))
[SUPER=01-Annita Price/Roanoke Education Association President;]
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[OUT Q=finest schools that it is]
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[VO-NAT]

The teachers are collecting signatures to put the issue on the ballot in November. They hope voters will have a voice in the selection process by June of next year.
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[Trans-Fat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It should help junk food junkies eat a little smarter--
Begining today, the F-D-A is requiring food companies to put the trans fat content on their labels.
Aleen Sirgany reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Will Clower/Author, "The Fat Fallacy";]
[SUPER=01-Samantha Heller/Nutritionist;]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News;]
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[OUT Q=Sirgany, CBS News, Washington.]

((PKG
WALK DOWN ALMOST ANY GROCERY STORE AISLE AND IT'S THERE. TRANS FAT CAN BE FOUND IN HUNDREDS OF PRODUCTS...... EVERYTHING FROM OREOS TO MARGARINE. IT HAS BEEN LINKED TO AN INCREASED RISK IN SEVERAL DEBILITATING DISEASES.... BUT IT'S HARD TO AVOID EVEN IF YOU WANT TO. THAT'S BECAUSE ON ALMOST EVERY LABEL THERE'S A LISTING FOR SATURATED FAT AND UNSATURATED FAT.... BUT NO MENTION OF TRANS FAT.

(SOT-Dr. Will Clower/Author, The Fat Fallacy)

"these kinds of fats are really causing heart disease and now we're saying we've got to stop it and the first stop to doing that is to making these labels to educate people that trans fats are so harmful."
TODAY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION IS ANNOUNCING THAT CHANGE.... FROM NOW ON COMPANIES WILL HAVE TO INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF TRANS FAT ON EVERY LABEL. THE HOPE IS BY SEEING IT PEOPLE WILL AVOID IT AND CHOOSE HEALTHIER FOODS..... SAVING THOUSANDS OF LIVES EVERY YEAR.

(SOT-Samantha Heller/Nutritionist, NYU Medical Center)

"what we do know is that trans fat are not healthy for you. In fact they couldn't even set an upper limit for it - meaning what's the worst you can have still not get sick, because they're just not good"
TRANS FAT IS MADE BY ADDING HYDROGEN TO GOOD FAT.... GIVING FOODS A LONGER SHELF LIFE. FOOD COMPANIES ARE ALREADY PREPARING FOR THE CHANGE. FRITO-LAY HAS ANNOUNCED IT'S ELIMINATING TRANS FAT FROM A HANDFUL OF ITS PRODUCTS. AND THE KRAFT CORPORATION HAS SAID IT WILL SET NEW GUILDELINES FOR ITS FOOD.
STANDUP:(Aleen Sirgany/CBS NEWS/Washington, DC) YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE THE NEW LABELS IN A FEW MONTHS. THE F-D-A DOESN'T BELIEVE THIS IS AN ANSWER TO THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC BUT THEY DO CALL IT "A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION". ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next we'll tell you why residents of one Missouri suburb are afraid there new neighbor will bite.
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[VO-NAT ]

Also we'll have an update on Mill Mountain Zoo's newest residents.
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[COMM BREAK #2]



[Gator-Homes]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some residents of a Missouri neighborhood are trying to stay on their new neighbor's good side--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;]


That's because it's an alligator.
The reptile found its way to their neighborhood pond.
Residents say they're not sure how the gator got there, but say they've had other animals dumped there before.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I have cats, dogs]

((CATHY BRINKMEYER/RESIDENT: I HAVE CATS DOGS, I EVEN HAD A MAN BRING ME FROGS THAT HE FOUND IN HIS SWIMMING POOL THAT HE DIDN'T WANT TO DIE SO I'VE HAD THOSE KINDS OF THINGS LEFT OFF HERE BUT NEVER ANY KIND OF REPTILE OF ANY SORT. ))
[SUPER=01-Cathy Brinkmeyer/Resident;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=reptile of any sort.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, parents in the area are being cautious around the unwanted visitor, keeping their children and animals away until officials can capture the gator.
Alligators have been known to be aggressive if they feel threatened.
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[Snow-Leopards]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-34 00:14]

[GRAPHICNone]
Roanoke's snow leopard cubs are growing by leaps and bounds.
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[SOT]

((cub crying))
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[OUT Q=Nat sound of cubs crying.]
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[VO NAT :27]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The cats were vocal about being weighed this morning. It was their third date with the scale since being born two weeks ago. Both were right around two and a half pounds, with the female tipping the scales slightly more than her brother. After the weigh-in, zoo keepers painted the cubs' feet with non-toxic paint, and took their "fingerprints". The resulting markings will become part of a piece of artwork to benefit a zoo fundraiser.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE# none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 98 points. The NASDAQ has dropped eight.

[super=460-y/98/y/8;]


[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up in sports, the young man considered the next big thing in the N-B-A makes his porfessional debut.
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[VO-NAT ]

Plus we'll tell you about a 74 year old Flying Dutchman who made a less than perfect landing yesterday.
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[COMM BREAK #3]



[S-James]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-142 20015TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


Teen phenom - Lebron James - the number one pick in last month's NBA draft made his first appearance yesterday in Orlando.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/Magic vs. Cavs; :00]

Last night, more than 15 thousand fans paid to see the 18 year old phenom debut in a summer league game. James would not disappoint, as he scored 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out 6 assists with his new coach Paul Silas looking on. He played alongside former Oak Hill star Sagana Diop (JOP)
[super=32-Cleveland/107/Orlando/80;]

and his best moment came on this wild shot that drops in for 2. The Cavs beat the Magic 107-to-80
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[S-Glove]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-143 15418TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


While the NBA waits to see what will happen with Kobe Bryant - the Lakers are busy making moves to get back their crown.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

Last night the Lakers received a verbal agreement from free agent Gary Payton - who will join the Lakers next season.

The Lakers can only pay him 4 point 9 million dollars a season, due to salary cap problems.
The Lakers are also after Karl Malone.
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[S-Track]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=cda]
[TAPE#=SP-145 20406]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA FOOTBALL]


Football in the name of education is once again set to invade Victory Stadium this fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Total Action Against Poverty is helping dropouts go back and finish their education. The Western Virginia Education Classic football game is helping them do so.
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[SOT-3:06:06-3:06:16]
[IN Q=We think that no child]

((SHERMAN LEA/CHAIRMAN OF TAP: WE THINK THAT NO CHILD, NO STUDENT SHOULD BE LEFT BEHIND AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYBODY, EVERY STUDENT HAS A CHANCE TO EITHER GET A GED OR SOME TYPE OF VOCATIONAL SKILL.))
[SUPER=01-Sherman Lea/Total Action Against Poverty Chairman]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=some type of vocational skill]
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[VO-NAT]

This is going to be the 4th year TAP has had the football game. This year will match Virginia Union against Saint Augustine's College.
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[SOT-3:09:18-3:09:31]
[IN Q=Purchase a ticket]

((PURCHASE A TICKET TO ATTEND THE GAME. LETS FILL VICTORY STADIUM UP ON OCTOBER 4TH WITH THE GAME BETWEEN VIRGINIA UNION AND SAINT AUGUSTINE COLLEGE TO SHOW EVERYBODY WERE CONCERNED ABOUT EDUCATION IN OUR COMMUNITY.))
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=in our community.]
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[VO-NAT]

With the help of TAP and the proceeds of the football game, the rate has dropped from 6 to almost 4 percent since 1998.
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[S-Common]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-148]
[GRAPHIC=Old commonwealth graphic]


The Commonwealth Games have enjoyed tremendous staying power in the Roanoke Valley with its widely recognizable red, white and blue logo.
[graphic=new commonwealth games logo]

But all things must change, and starting this weekend, Virginia's version of the Olympics will have a new look.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


The new logo appears not only on the games' programs and T-shirts, but also on the medals that will be awarded to the winning athletes.
The new look serves as a source of motivation for the Games athletes and organizers.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Pete Lampman/Virginia Amateur Sports President;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=new logo and a new look"]
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[VO-NAT]


And look who will be the first to carry the torch to start the Games-- recently re-assigned Roanoke City Resource officer Butch Lewis.
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[Glider-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
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And finally, it must have been his lucky day--
A 74- year- old Dutchman walks away from a gliding accident, without a scratch.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Schinveld, Netherlands;]


His glider crash- landed in a tree, and the plane was left dangling in mid- air.
Fire and rescue workers propped up the suspended plane with ladders, while they constructed some scaffolding to rescue the pilot.
Jean Mordang landed in some trees near an airport designed for amateur planes.
Those trees were the only thing that prevented him from crashing to the ground.
Despite being shaken up, the accident did NOT harm the man at all.
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