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Smiles and handshakes, as President Bush and delegates from all over the world meet at the United Nations today.
Bush is asking U-N members to put aside their differences over the war in Iraq, but he's not making any apologies.


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And, a collision in Pittsylvania County claims the life of a Danville man.



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After some heavy rain overnight the drier air has finally arrived for the first day of Fall. I'll have your forecast.


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News 7 at Noon starts right now...
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President Bush delivers a message to the United Nations, saying the U-S did its job, now other countries must do theirs.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Hours before the President arrived for the meeting at the U-N, there was more violence in Iraq.
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U-S troops killed three Iraqis and injured at least three others, including two children.
The U-S military says a helicopter gunship went into action after a patrol was ambushed, and attackers ran into a house.
But Iraqi residents say no one in the house was involved in the firefight.
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Today at the United Nations, President Bush asked the world for help in Iraq during an impassioned speech to the General Assembly.
Drew Levinson joins us now from New York with more on today's meeting.
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For President Bush it was a skeptical audience at the United Nations. Facing many of the same world leaders who were against the war in the first place, Mr. Bush was now asking them to contribute troops and money to rebuild Iraq.

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10:12:50 NOW THE NATION OF IRAQ NEEDS AND DESERVES OUR AID AND ALL NATIONS OF GOODWILL SHOULD STEP FORWARD AND PROVIDE THAT SUPPORT.
The president called on the UN to help prepare a constitution for Iraq, and help train civil servants and also to help conduct free and fair elections. He also took a shot a France and others who want an immedicate end to the U-S occupations.

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aND THE president also called for a world wide drive to stop terrorism in Iraq and around the world.

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"WE ARE conducting precision raids against terrorists and holdouts of the former regime. These killers are at war with the Iraqi people ? they have made Iraq the central front in the war on terror ? and they will be defeated. Our coalition has made sure that Iraq's former dictator will never again use weapons of mass destruction. " ))
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A Danville man was killed in an accident in Pittsylvania County this morning.
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State police say 70-year-old Nelson Halay pulled out from a side road onto Route 58 in the Brosville area.
A pickup truck hit Halay's car broadside.
Police say Halay died at the scene.
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The other driver, 39-year-old David Bridges of Danville, was injured and taken to the hospital.
Halay was not wearing a seat belt.

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Botetourt County authorities credit alert residents for helping them find three people now charged with a string of recent burglaries.
21 year old James Justin Turner of Weyers (Weers) Cave, 20 year old Chris W. Davis of Eagle Rock, and a 17 year old female are under arrest.
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[Take Botetourt Burglaries Map FS] They are accused of taking nearly forty-thousand dollars worth of stolen goods .. in a month-long series of burglaries in the McKinney Hollow area.
That's in the far northern portion of Botetourt county.
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People who live near a proposed drug treatment center in Roanoke County made it loud and clear .. they don't want such a center in their neighborhood.
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More than 150 residents came together with county leaders last night to discuss the issue at an informational meeting.
They're upset that the Life Center of Galax wants to locate a methadone clinic at the corner of Ogden Road and Colonial Avenue. Neighbors say the facility has no place in a residential area. They're voicing concerns over traffic and nearby schools.
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((ALLEN TRIGGER/CLINIC OPPONENT: THE FIRST TIME MY CHILD IS EXPOSED IN ANY WAY, TO A DRUG DEALER OR ADDICT YOU'RE GOING TO GET A PREDICTABLE RESPONSE AND IT'S NOT GOING TO BE RATIONAL. ))
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County leaders told the crowd they too are committed to finding ANOTHER location in the county for the facility. They also helped residents form a committee to continue to fight the plan because the center has not yet secured a license from the state to begin operating.
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Authorities say they have put a multi-state drug operation out of business in Halifax County, one that allegedly distributed millions of dollars' worth of crack and cocaine in the last two years. Seven men from South Boston, Danville and Maryland are under arrest, charged with drug possession and distribution. Authorities say the alleged ring stretched from New York to North Carolina.

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Music producer Phil Spector could face even more trouble. Still ahead, where a coroner's report may lead to charges.


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And the man who bankrolled the California recall petition drive says he may change his mind.
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A federal appeals court has reinstated California's October seventh recall election, overturning a ruling by a three-judge panel.
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The eleven judges who re-heard the case yesterday rejected the decision by three of their colleagues to put the election off for months.
Unless the U-S Supreme Court steps in, Election Day in California is two weeks away.
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In Los Angeles, music producer Phil Spector may be facing more legal troubles.
The coroner's report has been released on the actress who was found dead in Spector's home earlier this year.
Now prosecutors are considering whether to file murder charges.
Hattie Kauffman has the latest.
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NINE MONTHS AFTER A WOMAN'S BODY WAS FOUND IN PHIL SPECTOR'S MANSION, THE CORONER HAS RULED HER DEATH A HOMICIDE.. CAUSED BY GUNSHOT WOUNDS TO THE HEAD AND NECK. AT THE TIME SPECTOR WAS ARRESTED BUT RELEAED ON BAIL AND NEVER CHARGED.

(SOT LAURIE LEVENSON- LEGAL ANALYST 51-54-) HATTIE- WHAT DOES THIS

MEAN FOR PHIL SPECTOR."IT MEANS HE MAY BE CHARGED BY THE D.A. ANY DAY WITH A HOMICIDE AGAINST THIS WOMAN."

( TRACK 2) LANA CLARKSON WAS A B-LIST MOVIE ACTRESS.. A STATUSEQUE

BLOND WHO STARRED IN FILMS SUCH AS THE BARBARIAN QUEEN.

( HATTIE STANDUP) LANA CLARKSON'S CAREER AS AN ACTRESS HAD STALLED. SHE

WAS WORKING AS A HOSTESS HERE AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES IN LOS ANGELES ON THE NIGHT OF HER DEATH THE SAME NIGHT SHE MET PHIL SPECTOR

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(TRACK 3) SPECTOR IS A LEGEND IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS, PRODUCING THRU THE

DECADES FROM THE RONETTES TO ELIVS.. IKE AND TINA TURNER AND THE BEATLES.

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( TRACK 4) BUT LIKE CLARKSON SPECTOR'S CAREER HAD SEEN BETTER DAYS AND

HE HAD STRUGGLED WITH ALCOHOL.THE TWO HAD DINNER AT THIS RESTAURANT AND THEN WENT TO SPECTORS HOME. ( GRAPHIC) IN A MAGAZINE INTERVIEW SPECTOR SAID CLARKSON COMMITTED SUICIDE QUOTE" SHE KISSED THE GUN."
NOW SPECTOR WILL BE BACK IN THE LIMELIGHT.. WITH O.J. ATTORNEY ROBERT SHAPIRO AT HIS SIDE.

( SOT LAURIE LEVENSON- 6 ) - " You could have another celebrity show.

this isn't the o.j. case ( EDIT) BUT phil spector is big.. and it's big for this d.a. who lost so many high profile cases. ( if you are tight for time end at phil spector is big)
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Still ahead, we'll see whether Wall Street is recovering from its Monday slide.
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And more and more foreign students are entering our classrooms, so school systems must learn how to adapt.
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The U-S economy may still be soft at the moment, but when it comes to the world economy, America is still in charge.
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That's the message former British Prime Minister John Major brought to Roanoke yesterday.
Major spoke to the Commonwealth of Virginia's Information Technology Symposium at the Hotel Roanoke.
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((JOHN MAJOR/FORMER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER; FOR THE MOMENT AMERICA IS THE PRINCIPAL CONDUCTOR TO EVENTS. IN THE YEARS TO COME, THE E-U, CHINA WILL BECOME EVER MORE IMPORTANT. BUT FOR NOT THEIR INFLUENCE IS SECONDARY.))
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Major says markets, not governments, now rule economies. And growing technology now ensures those markets never sleep.
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More than 800 senior-level business, government and educational leaders are discussing critical technology issues at the symposium.

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The U-S Senate has confirmed western Virginia's newest federal judge. Glen Conrad is a Radford native, nominated by President Bush back in April.
He's spent his entire adult life working in the federal judicial system -- first as a probation officer and then as a U-S Magistrate in Charlottesville and Roanoke. Judge Conrad will fill the position created when Judge James Turk assumed senior status last year.

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A new school year has brought record numbers of foreign students to the Roanoke area.
That means school systems have to adjust in efforts to get everyone on the same page. Marya Jones has the story.
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For sixth grader Uki Lkhagvasuren (Law-ruk-su-rang), it's a new school year and a new country.
Her family left Mongolia just months ago -- and now she's learning her third language.
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Uki's part of an international influx in area schools. [INSERT BOARD 1]
Foreign student enrollment in Roanoke County increased more than 600 percent in the last 11 years. [INSERT BOARD 2]
In Roanoke City, there are almost four times as many more foreign students as 10 years ago.
Accordingly, schools are learning to adjust.
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((MARY BRANISTEANU/ESL TEACHER: THEY CAN BE A TOTAL NON-SPEAKER OF ENGLISH OR THEY CAN BE A STUDENT THAT'S ALMOST COMPLETELY FLUENT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.))
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Mary Branisteanu teaches English as a second language full-time, working with MOST students for a year and a half, until they no longer need the help.
Rosalia Chavez and Guillermo Beltran moved from Mexico to be educated in American schools.
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((GUILLERMO BELTRAN/STUDENT: I FEEL GOOD ABOUT IT BECAUSE I'M LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE AND I KNOW THAT IF I KEEP STUDY HARD, I KNOW THAT I WILL HAVE A CAREER AND BE SOMETHING.))
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[SU 23:28:14] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: GOING TO A NEW SCHOOL AND LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE ISN'T THE ONLY CHALLENGE THESE STUDENTS WILL FACE. THIS IS THE FIRST YEAR THEIR SOL SCORES WILL COUNT, SO THE PRESSURE IS ON.))
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So far, Roanoke County's foreign students are holding up well.
In their "adequate yearly progress" report cards, they exceeded state objectives.
74% passed the math test and 63 passed reading language arts.
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That's good news for students like Uki.
If all goes according to plan, she'll be speaking, reading and writing like her American classmates by the time she's in 8th grade.
Marya Jones, News-7, Roanoke County.))
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On Wall Street at Noon,
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the Dow was DOWN 4 points. Nasdaq UP 9 points.
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Still ahead, we have the royal family covered. We'll tell you what "Fergie" is telling Texas teenagers.
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And Prince Harry is heading for the Outback, but not everyone down under is happy to see him arrive.
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The Virginia Cavaliers come off a bye week to face ACC rival Wake Forest this Saturday afternoon at 3:30. But UVa's weekly media gathering was more about the monday morning quarterbacking. Steve Mason has more.
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UVA has announced that the Cavs' game October 4th in Chapel Hill against North Carolina will NOT be televised. It will kick off at 1:30pm.

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The fifth ranked Virginia Tech Hokies are favored by 23 in this coming Saturday's game with much improved U-Conn.
Yesterday one of the top players from last week's win over Texas A&M was honored.
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Michael Crawford was named the Big East Conference's defensive player of the week today. The senior rover from Baltimore had a career-high 18 tackles, including 11 unassisted. He also had four tackles for losses.
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The East Coast Hockey League season is scheduled to start in less than a month, but still there is no sign of an agreement to end the current player's union strike.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 6297] Former Express boss Perry Florio - who is now with the Pee Dee Pride appears ready to use some muscle to get the thing resolved. Actually Florio and team vice-president Jack Capuano (CAP--oo-- wahn-oh) are part of the Pride's Godfather promotional campaign this preseason.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 6298] Florio got the Godfather nickname when he was in Alaska - and it followed him to South Carolina where he's in his 1st year with Pee Dee.
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No hockey-- but plenty of polo-- will help Britain's Prince Harry pass the time as he embarks upon his "gap year" in Australia.
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The Prince is spending three months Down Under, helping out as a ranch hand in the Australian Outback before heading off to the rigorous Royal Military Academy.
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Harry's first stop in Australia was at a zoo, but it's clear not everyone is feeling quite so warm and fuzzy about him being there.
Australia is shelling out nearly half a million dollars for extra security during his visit.
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From Down Under to Down South--
A member of the royal family is appealing to Texas teenagers to eat healthy and exercise more.
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The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson warned some Fort Worth high school students that problems with weight and self- esteem often begin in adolescence, as they did in HER case.
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((SARAH FERGUSON/DUCHESS OF YORK: FROM THE AGE OF 12, I BECAME A COMPULSIVE EATER, I ATE SAUSAGES AND KETCHUP, EGG SALAD AND BACON ALL DAY LONG, WHY BECAUSE UPSET MY MUMMY. ))
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43- year- old Ferguson also took questions from students about her failed marriage to Prince Andrew, and the time when the British press dubbed her the "Duchess of Pork".
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