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A violent morning in Northwest Roanoke--
A gunman opens fire on three people, killing one of them.
Rachel Cannon's been following the story, and joins us with a live report, coming up.
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And the search for a missing fisherman along the Maury River has ended.
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Get ready for a beautiful sunny afternoon with low humidity levels. Will it last, I'll let you know in your hometown forecast.

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News 7 at Noon starts right now...
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An early morning shooting claims the life of a man in Roanoke.
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The shooting happened in Northwest Roanoke just before four a-m. [Take Map Full] Three people were hit. One man died. News 7's
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Rachel Cannon has been at the scene all morning. She joins us live.
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A Roanoke County man is charged with sex crimes against young women.
Police say 52-year-old Edward James Egan, of South Barrens Road, is in jail, facing rape and sodomy charges.
They started investigating him after people complained he was behaving inappropriately with underage girls.
Egan is being held in jail without bond.

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The search for a missing fisherman in Lexington is over.
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A rescue crew found the body of 78 year old Graham Smith at 10.30 this morning about a mile or so from where his brother had last seen him.
The two were fishing along the Maury River on Monday when Graham disappeared.
His body is now being transported to a nearby funeral home and his family has been notified.
The two brothers had fished along the Maury River together for over forty years.
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Roanoke police and rescue crews spent much of last night searching the Roanoke River for a capsized boat.
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They centered their efforts around the water treatment plant and 13th Street Bridge.
That's the area where Police say a man walked up to a house saying his boat had capsized and he couldn't find his friend.
The man left and so far police haven't found any trace of him, a boat or any other victims.
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An Alleghany County judge is dead after a traffic accident.
Virginia State Police say Circuit Judge Duncan Byrd Junior died last night at Bath County Hospital after a crash on Route 220.
Police say his S-U-V ran off the road and down an embankment, throwing him from the car. He apparently was not wearing a seatbelt.
Byrd was 60 year old.

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A new audiotape-- allegedly from Saddam Hussein-- has surfaced in Baghdad.
It says British and American leaders lied to their people to justify the war in Iraq.
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Tony Blair will address Congress and meet with President Bush tonight.
Intelligence reports about Iraq's weapons programs will, no doubt, be on the agenda.
Teri Okita reports.
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TRACK: IT'S THE ANNIVERSARY OF "REVOLUTION DAY" IN IRAQ. LAST YEAR, THAT MEANT CELEBRATIONS HONORING SADDAM HUSSEIN AND HIS BAATH PARTY. THIS YEAR, THE STREETS ARE QUIET AND PARTY HEADQUARTERS HAVE SHUT DOWN. AND WHILE SADDAM HAS NOT BEEN SEEN IN MONTHS, HE MAY HAVE BEEN HEARD FROM.

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TRACK: AN ARAB T-V STATION BROADCAST ANOTHER TAPE ALLEGEDLY OF SADDAM CLAIMING U-S ALLEGATIONS THAT IRAQ POSSESSES ILLEGAL WEAPONS ARE "BASELESS". HE ALSO DENOUNCES IRAQ'S NEW GOVERNING COUNCIL AND CALLS FOR A HOLY WAR AGAINST AMERICANS.

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ATTACKS AGAINST COALITION FORCES CONTINUE TO ESCALATE AND THERE'S CONCERN THAT MORE VIOLENCE COULD COINCIDE WITH SEVERAL ANNIVERSARIES THIS WEEK LINKED TO SADDAM.
TRACK: THIS SITUATION IN IRAQ WILL, MOST CERTAINLY, BE TOP ON THE MINDS OF PRESIDENT BUSH AND BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, TONY BLAIR WHEN THEY MEET TONIGHT IN WASHINGTON. IT'S MR. BLAIR'S FIRST VISIT SINCE THE WAR AND IT COMES AS BOTH MEN FACE INCREASED PRESSURE OVER USE OF QUESTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE ON IRAQ'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAM. THE INFORMATION WAS USED, IN PART, TO MAKE THE CASE FOR WAR.
TRACK: LAWMAKERS ON CAPITOL HILL ARE REVIEWING C-I-A DIRECTOR GEORGE TENET'S CLOSED-DOOR TESTIMONY ABOUT THAT QUESTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE AND WHY IT WAS USED IN A MAJOR PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.

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STANDUP: According to one democrat on the committee, Tenet told them: a White House official insisted the intelligence remain in the speech even though it hadn't been verified. The White House calls that charge "ridiculous. Lawmakers could hold OPEN-door hearings on the matter this fall. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington. ))

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The bodies of all four crew members are recovered after a U-S military helicoper crash in Italy.
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Officials say there was a report that the chopper was on fire BEFORE it went down yesterday, and that the crew made a distress call.
The helicopter was a Sea Dragon, which can carry up to 55 soldiers or up to 16 tons of cargo.
Its missions include sweeping for mines at sea.
Authorities say the four who died were the only ones aboard.
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A small bomb has exploded in a state- run hospital in southern Pakistan.
At least 11 people were wounded.
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The bomb exploded around midnight outside the surgical ward of the Civil Hospital in Hyderabad.
So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
It's the latest violence in recent months in Pakistan.
Police blame most of the violence on Islamic extremists, who oppose Pakistan's support of the war against terror.
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A judge decides if a man accused of killing three people at a Grundy law school is competent to stand trial. We'll have the details next.
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Also federal investigators want to know if a commercial pilot fell asleep behind the whell of his airplane.
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The suspect in a shooting spree last year in Grundy may now be competent to stand trial.
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Peter Odighizuwa faces capital murder charges for the shooting deaths of three people LAST January at the Appalachian School of Law. Odighizuwa was being treated in a state hospital for schizophrenia, after a judge ruled he was incompetent to stand trial. But, a clinical psychologist now says his mental capacity has been restored. A competency hearing is scheduled for September Ninth.
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Police in California have searched the home of the 86-year-old driver, who drove through an open- air market yesterday, killing nine people and injuring more than 40.
But they still haven't decided whether or not he'll face charges. Donna Tetreault has the latest from Santa Monica.
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PGE: THE QUIET OF A NEW DAY DOES LITTLE TO ERASE THE HORROR THAT UNFOLDED HERE...LESS THAN 24 HOURS AGO..... .. WHEN AN ELDERLY MAN PLOWED HIS CAR INTO A CROWDED FARMER'S MARKET.

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"We are looking to see if there is a manslaughter charge that would be appropriate, but we are also looking for evidence that his capacity to drive was diminished."
POLICE SAY RUSSELL WELLER TOLD THEM HE MAY HAVE HIT THE GAS PEDAL INSTEAD OF THE BRAKE, HURLING VICTIMS INTO THE AIR, AS HIS CAR CAREENED DOWN A STREET CLOSED TO TRAFFIC.

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"Everything was flying in the air, like a twister."
IN THE SPACE OF SECONDS, THIS POPULAR OPEN-AIR MARKET WAS TURNED INTO A HOSPITAL... A MORGUE. NINE PEOPLE DIED - UP TO 45 OTHERS WERE INJURED.
WELLER HAS A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE...BUT DETECTIVES ARE QUESTIONING IF THE 86 YEAR OLD SHOULD HAVE BEEN BEHIND THE WHEEL.

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had struck the back of his garage at least twice, we don't know how recent that was."
STANDUP CLOSE: WELLER HAS APOLOGIZED FOR THE ACCIDENT, AND HAS NOT BEEN CHARGED.... HIS YOUNGEST VICTIM....A 3 YEAR OLD GIRL.))

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Napping on the job is usually frowned upon--
But it's a bigger deal when you happen to be a pilot.
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A passenger recently caught a Florida pilot sleeping on an international flight.
The entire incident was also caught on camera.
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Walker's Aviation grounded the pilot after learning about the incident, and now the company is conducting a full investigation.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it's also looking into the passenger's claim.
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A teenager in Roanoke will soon become the youngest patient in the nation to get a stem cell transplant for Crohn's Disease.
It is considered an experimental treatment, but it could be Jordan Fifer's best chance to beat the painful condition.
Joy Sutton has more.
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(( Jordan Fifer is preparing for a stem cell transplant at the end of the month at Chicago's Childrens Memorial Hospital.
If it works it will mean a life free of the inflammatory bowel disease that has plagued his life for three years.
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His condition is so severe, his parents say it was an easy decision to try the experimental therapy.
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Jordan will be able to use his own stem cells --which are taken from his blood --and put back into his body after he has undergone extensive chemotherapy.
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Next on our newscast,
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the Emmy nominations are out...coming up we'll see if Everybody Still Loves Raymond or if he has been placed Six Feet Under by the Sopranos.
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The Emmy nominations are out.
As Drew Levinson tells us, funeral directors, White House staffers, and a group of friends are among those getting a nod.
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Television began its road to the Emmys this morning as it announced it's nominations.And the drama began with best Drama.

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The West Wing has won the category three times and earned a total of 15 nominations--one less than HBO's Funeral Drama Six Feet Under.

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Best Comedy nominations went to Will and Grace, Curb your enthusiasm, Sex and the City along with Everybody Loves Raymond
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and last year's winner-- Friends.
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For best dramatic actor--the presenters had to present one of their own...
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JAMES GANDOLFINI-THE SOPRANOS PETER KRAUSE-SIX FEET UNDER MARTIN SHEEN-THE WEST WING KEIFER SUTHERLAND 24 AND YEH MICHAEL CHIKLIS THE SHIELD.
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Chickless won last year.

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The best dramatic actress nominees are Francis Conroy--Six Feet Under Edie Falco--The Sapronos Jennifer Garner-Alias Marg Helgenberger-CSI and Allison Janney from the West Wing
The nominees for best actor in a comedy are Matt LeBlanc, Larry David, Bernie Mac, Eric McCormack Tony Shaloub and Ray Romano As for best Actress in a Comedy series--again the presenters had to call one of their own names.

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Jennifer Anniston, Friends, Patricia Heaton, Everybody Loves Raymond, Debra Messing--Will and Grace, Sarah Jessica Parker Sex and the City and Jane Kaczmarek of Malcom in the Middle.
The winners will be announced Sept 21st. Drew Levinson, CBS News.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW has dropped 33 points. The NASDAQ has lost 39.

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Coming up in sports... NBA free agent Tim Duncan re- signs with San Antonio...
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and Virginia Tech wraps up its summer football camp for up and coming youngsters.
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The ACC confirmed yesterday that it has formally asked the NCAA to change its existing rule concerning post season championship games in football, now that Tech and Miami are on board. NCAA regulations currently state that a conference must have a dozen teams to hold such a game. The ACC is asking that any conference with at least 10 teams be able to do so. We won't know if it passes until next Apri,l at the earliest.
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Meanwhile, Virginia Tech just wrapped up its football camp for over 600 youngsters. All of whom had signed up before the Hokies made the jump from the Big East.
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On the NBA front, the two- time MVP Tim Duncan will remain with the Spurs for many years to come.
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Last night - Duncan signed a seven-year, 122 million dollar deal with the Spurs. He became an un-restricted free agent on July 1st, but he indicated that the only team he was considering was the Spurs. Duncan, who has played six seasons in the NBA has averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks since leaving Wake Forest.
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The Kobe Bryant case in Colorado remains in limbo, and it may stay that way for another week. Last night the county district attorney in Eagle, Colorado said he won't likely announce until late this week or early next week if Bryant will be charged. The five time all-star is accused of sexually assaulting a 19 year old at a resort near Eagle, Colorado.
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