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Two children are among the dead after today's car bomb attack at the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad.
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And a North Carolina bridge may soon be named in honor of a young Henry County murder victim.

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Weatherwise, a complete turnaround from yesterday's sunny weather. Clouds, rain and fog are the dominant feature in your Thursday forecast. We'll take a sneak peak at what the weekend holds in just a bit.
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[ANCHOR=KIM 2-Shot]


News 7 at Noon starts right now...


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It's been a deadly 24 hours in Iraq--
At least 11 people were killed when a bomb went off at the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad.
And two more American soldiers have died in combat.
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[Iraq]


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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Two U-S soldiers were killed overnight in a firefight in Iraq.
Stacy Case has more on that, and the latest on the hunt for Saddam Hussein.
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(( LOCATOR: BAGHDAD

NAT: gun fight

TRACK: U-S SOLDIERS ANSWERED BACK IN A FIERCE GUNFIGHT THURSDAY AFTER SADDAM SYMPATHIZERS AIMED A ROCKET PROPELLED GRENADE AT THEIR HUMVEE. ONE SOLDIER WAS CARRIED AWAY-- THE VEHICLE LEFT BURNING. THE EXTENT OF HIS INJURIES ARE NOT KNOWN. IN A SEPARATE GUN BATTLE OVERNIGHT, TWO SOLDIERS FROM THE FIRST ARMORED DIVISION WERE KILLED ENDING A FOUR DAY STRETCH WITHOUT COMBAT DEATHS.

NAT: ambulances

TRACK: OUTSIDE THE JORDANIAN EMBASSY IN BAGHDAD, AT LEAST 11 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND 50 OTHERS INJURED WHEN A TRUCK BOMB EXPLODED. THE OUTER WALL COLLAPSED.


SOT, NAME NOT AVAILABLE

I can tell you that there was lots of Iraqis that were killed, not Jordanians.

TRACK: THE BLAST COMES AFTER JORDAN GRANTED ASYLUM LAST WEEK TO TWO OF SADDAM HUSSEIN'S DAUGHTERS. THE MILITARY BELIEVES THEIR FATHER IS MOVING UP TO 3 TIMES A DAY TO EVADE U-S FORCES.

SUPER: MAJOR GENERAL RAY ODIERNO/4TH INFANTRY DIVISION I don't think he is ordering any attacks on our soldiers. I don't think he has the capability to command and control. I think he is on the run. he is moving everything three to four hours.

STAND UP: STACY CASE/REPORTING

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[Kenya-Embassy]


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Victims' families and survivors are marking the fifth anniversary of the attack on the American embassy in Kenya.
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The massive car bomb killed more than 200 people, and injured more than five thousand.
Today relatives and friends gathered where the embassy once stood, laying wreaths and holding prayer services.
The U-S ambassador observed a moment of silence in front of a memorial plaque, with the names of those who died in the blast.
Meanwhile, some Kenyans have accused the U-S government of not doing enough to compensate the victims and their families.
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[Bali-Blast]


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Those who survived last year's nightclub bombing in Indonesia are praising the conviction of one of the bombers.


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Amrozi bin Nurhasyim (noor- hahSEEM) was found guilty today, and sentenced to death for his role in the bombing.
More than 200 people were killed.
The defendant, known as the ``smiling bomber'', grinnd broadly at the mostly Australian crowd of survivors' families, and raised his fist. He's one of many Islamic militants who are believed to have links to al-Qaida.
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[Identity-Theft]


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Bedford city police are urging businesses there to be on the lookout for possible identity fraud when they process sales transactions and loan applications.
The warning comes after the arrest Tuesday of 46-year-old Norman Lynwood Haley of Powhatan.
Authorities say Haley gave a Bedford car dealership a different name and social security number to buy 120-thousand dollars worth of vehicles, including two tow trucks and a Lincoln Navigator.
He's been charged with three counts of obtaining goods under false pretenses and making a false statement to obtain credit.


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A bridge in North Carolina may soon be known as the "Jennifer Short Memorial Bridge."
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Jennifer Short's relatives want the bridge near Madison where her remains were found last year to be renamed in her honor.
The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution supporting it Tuesday.
It still has to be approved by the state highway department, which could take several months.
Jennifer was taken from her home on August 15th last year. Her parents were found murdered.
Her remains were found in a creek bed by the Grogan Road bridge almost a month later.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Several people are injured during an airplane's bumpy ride. We'll have the details.
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and California's recall election became a little more complicated last night as the Terminator became the Running Man.


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[California-Recall]


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It's not "Total Recall", but a recall election that has Arnold Schwarzenegger in the spotlight today.
Scott Rapoport has more on the actor- turned- politician.
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[SUPER=01-Arnold Schwarzenegger/(R) Candidate for California Governor;]
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(( IT WAS POLITICS...AS ONLY HOLLYWOOD COULD DELIVER IT.


(SUPER: The Jay Leno Show)

Sot: "After thinking about this a long time...my decision is...(please stand by graphic and nat/laughter)...

IN A CALIFORNIA GUBERNATORIAL RACE THAT ALREADY INCLUDES A PORN PUBLISHER...POLITICAL PUNDIT...AND A BILLBOARD QUEEN--ADD A TERMINATOR.

Sot: "I'm going to run for Governor of the State of California."

WITH SITTING GOVERNOR GREY DAVIS FACING A SPECIAL RECALL ELECTION...AND THE STATE'S MOST POPULAR DEMOCRAT, SENATOR DIANE FEINSTEIN ELECTING TO NOT TO GET INTO THE RACE...
...ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER IS PROMISING TO CLEAN HOUSE IN THE GOLDEN STATE...AND THAT STARTS WITH TH GOVERNORS MANSION...AND THE CURRENT GOVERNOR.


SOT, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER:"The man who is failing the people more than

anyone is grey Davis. He's failing us terribly. This is why he needs to be recalled."

SCHWARZENEGGER JOINS A CROWDED FIELD OF CONTENDERS THAT NOW INCLUDES DAVIS' S OWN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR...ALONG WITH POTENTIALLY...350 OTHER PEOPLE WHO'VE TAKEN OUT PAPERS TO BE A CANDIDATE.
PREPARING FOR THE POLITICAL ROLE OF A LIFETIME. REPRISING THE ROLE OF ANOTHER ACTOR...WHO GOT HIS START IN CALIFORNIA.
SCOTT RAPOPORT...CBS NEWS...NEW YORK. ))
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Schwarzenegger isn't the only actor entering the California governor's race.
Gary Coleman -- the former child star of ''Diff'rent Strokes'' -- has also paid the entry fee.
And comedian Gallagher is also gathering signatures.


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In the skies above Houston, there WAS a problem.
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Heavy turbulence shook a trans-Atlantic flight yesterday, sending 28 people to the hospital after the jet arrived at Bush Inter-continental Airport.
Authorities say none of the injuries appeared to be serious.
The flight had originated in Frankfurt, Germany, and had more than 240 passengers on board. The wide- body jet was flying over the Atlantic when it ran into rough conditions.
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((EIKE LENNART LESS/PASSENGER: BABIES SCREAMING AND BREAKING GLASS PEOPLE DROPPING TO THE GROUND SCREAMING IT WAS HORRIBLE. ))
((ERNIE DESOTO/HOUSTON AVIATION SPOKESMAN:AT LEAST ONE OF THE TRAYS MAY HAVE FLOWN UP AND COULD HAVE HIT SOMEBODY BUT I

T WAS A MESS FROM EVERYTHING BEING TOSSED AROUND." ))
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The plane reportedly suffered some structural damage.
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The city of Galax is growing this week.
Its population is inflated with thousands of music fans attending the 68th Old Fiddlers Convention. Teresa Hamilton reports.
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They come from all over--- folks of all ages to enjoy the sweet sound of traditional string music and company of other

musicians.
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(( I LOVE BLUEGRASS MUSIC AND THEY PLAY A LOT OF IT UP HERE... SETTING OF IT AND EVERYTHING, GOOD MOUNTAIN AIR UP HERE. )) [RUNS10]
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Houston Bowman and his friends from the Salem area have been playing music together for years-- and particularly enjoy getting together in Galax.
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((CHUCK BOONE/MUSICIAN: I THINK IT TAKES YOU BACK TO YOUR ROOTS YOU KNOW, WITH ALL THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY AND ALL I THINK EVERYONE IS KIND OF HOMESICK FOR A SIMPLER TIME AND THAT'S WHAT THIS MUSIC IS ALL ABOUT. )) [RUNS10]
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John Goodman couldn't agree more. He's been playing harmonica since he was ten years old.
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(( JOHN GOODMAN/MUSICIAN: MY DAD PLAYED ONE AND DAD SAID, LEARN TO PLAY ONE SONG... AND I KNOW A FEW OF THEM NOW. )) [RUNS12]
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(( TERESA HAMILTON: THIS IS THE 68TH YEAR FOR THE EVENT AND ORGANIZERS SAY SO FAR THEY'RE MORE THAN SATISFIED WITH THIS YEAR'S TURN OUT. )) [RUNS10]
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The fiddlers convention is sponsored by the Galax Moose Lodge-- Officials with the organization say last year's turnout was the best on record... but suspect this year's gathering could be the largest yet when the convention wraps up Saturday night. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Galax. ))

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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll see how some dogs are bending over backwards to please their owners.
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[Water-Study]


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A new study says the Roanoke Valley needs to expand its water supply to avoid future droughts.
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The Roanoke-Valley Alleghany Regional Commission today said that the area could face a shortfall of nearly 10 million gallons a day by the year 2020.
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((PAM KENEL/BLACK & VEATCH PROJECT MANAGER: WATER IS GOING TO BE CRITICAL NOT JUST OUT IN THE DEVELOPING AREAS BUT ITS DEFINITELY JUST AS CRITICAL IN THE METROPOLITAN AREAS OF ROANOKE PARTICULARLY BECAUSE OF WHAT WE OBSERVES FROM THE RECENT DROUGHT.))
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One option the commission suggests is to use water from Smith Mountain Lake.
The projected cost could be over 100 million dollars.
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The 4-H Camp at Smith Mountain Lake is trying to overcome a controversy that has tainted its usual summer activities.
Reports of staged fights put the camp in the national spotlight. But as Marya Jones tells us, things are returning to normal.
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((NATS SINGING: OH. I LOVE TACO SALAD DAY.)) [RUNS:05]
It may seem like a lot of excitement over taco salad day ...
But all the hoopla helps uneasy first-time campers like Riley Harmon get in the spirit.
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((RILEY HARMON: I WASN'T REAL SURE ABOUT GOING. I THOUGHT ABOUT IT AGAIN. I REALLY LIKE NOW. )) [RUNS:07]
Riley was a little worried after hearing of fistfights staged by volunteer teen counselors last month at the 4-H camp.
But after two days of swimming lessons and making new friends, he's a happy camper.
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((RILEY HARMON: EVERYTHING'S ALL RIGHT NOW.)) [RUNS:01]
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((NATS: GUN POPPING.)) [RUNS:01]
4-H regulars like Susie Pack and her mom say the camp didn't need to make any changes because of the bad judgment of a few teenagers.
They're just glad that everything they've always loved is still the same.
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((SUSIE PACK: IT FEELS SO NICE TO KNOW THAT YOU'VE GOT A WHOLE 'NOTHER YEAR TO PUT IN YOUR SCRAPBOOK OF 4H. )) [RUNS:07]
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((HELEN PACK: THE CAMP STAFF HAS GROWN UP A LOT. THERE'S A LOT MORE EYES LOOKING OUT FOR PEOPLE AND PEOPLE WATCHING OUT FOR EACH OTHER.)) [RUNS:08]
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[SU 39:04] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: CAMP ADMINISTRATORS MADE A FEW CHANGES AFTER THE FIGHTS, BUT NOTHING DRASTIC. AFTERALL, THEY SAY, WHY ALTER A FORMULA THAT'S WORKED FOR 37 YEARS? )) [RUNS:08]
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((BECKY GILLES/CAMP DIRECTOR: ONE OF THE BIGGEST THINGS THAT HAS CHANGED IS JUST A GREATER AWARENESS OF WHERE EVERYONE IS AT ALL TIMES. )) [RUNS:03]
Camp director Becky Gilles says adults now check the bunk rooms more often at night... and that there are more of them to keep an eye on kids.
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[SOT 18:24]

((MICHELLE MILLER: THERE WAS NOTHING DIFFERENT FOR ME. )) [RUNS:01]
Campers like Michelle Miller may not notice the difference.
4-H hopes THAT'S because they're too busy having fun.
Marya Jones, News-7, Franklin County.))


[Dog-Yoga]


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If you find yoga to be difficult, you'll really think this exercise is "ruff."
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A New York City gym is now offering a dog- friendly workout.
The fitness center, Crunch, has begun what it calls "ruff yoga."
The class teaches yoga positions that call for dog owners to incorporate their pets.
Suzy Titleman teaches the class.
She says her dog was the inspiration, since he would always plant himself on her yoga mat while she was trying to work out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Once he got on there...]

((SUZY TITLEMAN/DOG YOGA INSTRUCTOR: ONCE HE GOT ON THERE, I JUST SAID I AM GOING TO PUT YOU IN POSES IF YOU ARE GOING TO SIT UNDERNEATH ME AND THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW, WE HAVE THIS CLASS GOING.))
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[OUT Q=have this class going.]
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Titleman says enrollment in the dog yoga class is growing.
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[Stocks]


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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 47 points. The NASDAQ has gained four.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A former Hokie has grown up to be a cowboy. We'll have that coming up in Sports.
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Also the Steve Mason tells us why U-V-A is excited about the upcoming football season.
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[S-Cavs]


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The Virginia Cavaliers began football practice yesterday.
The Wahoos are coming off a 9 and 5 season and a Tire Bowl championship.
Steve Mason says excitement is in the air in Charlottesville.
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[SUPER=01-Al Groh/Third Season as UVa Head Coach; :16]
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The Dallas Cowboys signed former Hokie Gennaro DiNapoli yesterday to a one year contract.
The five- year NFL veteran center passed his physical, and practiced yesterday afternoon. DiNapoli got a $150,000 signing bonus to go along with his $530,000 base salary.
He could also receive bonus money through incentives, and make as much as a million dollars by season's end.


[S-Byrd]


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The afternoon rains have been hampering preseason workouts for high school football, but yesterday
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[SUPER=03-Vinton; :00]


the William Byrd Terriers opened practice.
The team is excited about this season for several reasons.
Byrd finished 6 and 4 last year and it returns 16 starters, eight on offense and eight on defense.
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[SUPER=01-Jeff Highfill/William Byrd Head Football Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....we're excited"]
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[VO-NAT]


Three positions will be played by returning first- team all district athletes.
Leading the way are quarterback Jeff Highfill and Aaron Connor.
The tandem were one- two in rushing for the Terriers last season, producing nearly 16 hundred yards on the ground between them.
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