Students are speaking out today against what they call sexism and racism on the campus of Hollins University.
And-- they didn't know for sure at the time-- but a Lynchburg couple has made a purchase worth MILLIONS.
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News 7 at noon starts right now.
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We have one school closing to tell you about this afternoon.
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George Washington High School in Danville is closing at one o'clock this afternoon because of a water main break.
Again George Washington High School ONLY is closing at 1.
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Police are investigating a shooting overnight that sent two men to the hospital.
Shortly before ten o'clock police responded to this scene between the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Centre Avenue.
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[IN Q=Two men had been]
((SHELLY ALLEY: TWO MEN HAD BEEN SHOT IN THEIR VEHICLE. BOTH MEN WERE TRANSPORTED TO CARILION ROANOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WHERE THEY'RE BEING TREATED FOR THEIR INJURIES.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Spokeswoman;]
[OUT Q=for their injuries]
Police say 20-year-old Alphonza Easley and 19-year-old James Lorenzo Saunders of Roanoke were apparently shot inside the car ... then they got out and ran.
A number of rifles were recovered a block away.
The hospital is releasing NO information on the men's conditions.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is urged to call Roanoke City Police.
Some area college students say the "H" in Hollins University stands for homophobia.
It is that and other diversity issues that has prompted some students to hold a demonstration on campus today.
They are part of a group called Students Against Discrimination.
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[IN Q=We want to stop]
((LISA BOWER/STUDENT: WE WANT TO STOP DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEXISM, RACISM, CLASSISM, EVERYTHING HETEROSEXISM, WE WANT CHANGE AT HOLLINS AND WE'RE TRYING TO PROMOTE UNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Lisa Bower/Hollins Univ. Student]
[OUT Q=to promote unity]
The university acknowledges there were two recent racial incidents on campus.
We'll see how Hollins is addressing its diversity problem tonight on News 7 at six.
Roanoke police are still trying to find out what caused an accident that involved a police officer and sent one person to the hospital.
The accident happened shortly after 6 o'clock last night at the intersection of Cove Road and Lancerlot.
Traffic was diverted for more than an hour onto neighboring streets.
There is no word on the condition of the victim.
The accident is still under investigation.
Luck is being a lady to one Lynchburg couple.
The couple, not yet identified, won nearly 18 million dollars playing Lotto South on September 17th.
They will receive their winning check today at The Hotel Roanoke.
The winning ticket was purchased at a Kroger supermarket in Lynchburg.
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[SS=NONE]LEO in WX-CENTER
(Steve TOSS to KIM)
It looks like the U-S is getting a helping hand with the volatile situation in Iraq.
Turkey's Cabinet has agreed to send in troops to help stabilize the country.
It's a move that could provide relief for the U-S troops, while also helping Turkey improve its strained relations with
And for the first time since the war began, Iraqis will soon be able to reach each other on mobile phones.
Iraq's communications minister says Iraq has awarded phone contracts to three companies, with service expected
to begin within weeks.
The country has been without phone service since the U-S and
Britain invaded six months ago.
More reaction to Israel's airstrike against a suspected terrorist training camp in Syria--
The European Union is condemning what it calls ``a very
distressing weekend'' of violence in the Middle East.
Israel's attack followed Saturday's suicide bombing at a
restaurant that claimed 19 lives.
David Hawkins reports.
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[SUPER=01-David Hawkins/CBS News; :00]
[SUPER=03-Haifa, Israel; :30]
[OUT Q=Hawkins, CBS News, Tel Aviv.]
THE AIR STRIKE ON WHAT ISRAEL CLAIMS WAS A PALESTINIAN TERRORIST
TRAINING CAMP IN SYRIA IS RATCHETING UP TENSIONS IN THE REGION... ON
THIS... THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE YOM KIPPUR WAR... WHEN SYRIA AND
EGYPT LAUNCHED A SURPRISE ATTACK AGAINST ISRAEL.
ISRAEL SAYS THE TARGET OF THE AIRSTRIKE WAS ISLAMIC JIHAD... THE GROUP
THAT CLAIMED RESPONSIBLITY FOR A SUCIDE BOMB ATTACK ON A HAIFA
RESTAURANT SATURDAY THAT KILLED 19 PEOPLE.
THE ISRAELI MILITARY HAS DISTRIBUTED THESE PICTURES... TAKEN FROM
IRANIAN TELEVISION... AS EVIDENCE THAT THE SYRIAN'S CONTINUE TO SUPPORT
PALESTINIAN TERRORISTS... DESPITE U.S. DEMANDS THAT SYRIA STOP PROVIDING
SAFE HAVEN FOR TERRORIST GROUPS.
(SOT RAANAN GISSEN)
I THINK WE HAVE THE FULL RIGHT TO EXERCISE OUR RIGHT OF SELF-DEFENSE
AGAINST THOSE TARGETS.
THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT CLAIMS THE CAMP WAS SHUT DOWN LONG AGO... AND THAT
THE ISRAELI ATTACK VIOLATES A CEASEFIRE SIGNED THREE DECADES AGO...
AFTER THE 1973 WAR.
AT THE U.N. SYRIA'S AMBASSADOR ACCUSED ISRAEL OF TRYING ESCALATE
TENSIONS IN THE REGION.
(SOT FAYSSAL MEKDAD)
THE MAIN OBJECTIVE BEHIND SUCH POLICIES BY ISRAEL IS TO TRANSPORT ITS
POLICIES, ITS FAILURES INTO THE REGION AND THE WORLD.
SPEAKING IN TURN... EVERY SECURITY COUNCIL MEMBER DENOUNCED BOTH THE
HAIFA TERRORIST ATTACK AND ISRAEL'S RETALIATORY AIRSTRIKE... EXCEPT
ONE... THE UNITED STATES.
THE U.S. HAS ALREADY SAID IT WILL VETO THE RESOLUTION CONDEMNING ISRAEL.
THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL RESUMES ITS DEBATE TOMORROW... AFTER THE END
OF THE YOM KIPPUR HOLIDAY.
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Coming up, fans hold a vigil for Roy Horn in Las Vegas.
and new polls show Governor Gray Davis may put up more of a fight tomorrow against Arnold than expected.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife is standing by her man-- but will California voters do the same?
As the recall campaign heads into the final day, more women have come forward, accusing the Republican candidate of sexual misconduct.
The latest includes radio pyschologist Doctor Joy Browne, who says the incident happened more than 20 years ago.
Manuel Gallegus is in Los Angeles with more.
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[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Gray Davis/(D) California; :11]
[SUPER=01-Karen Hanratty/Schwarzenegger Campaign Spokesperson; :36]
[SUPER=01-Maria Shriver/Schwarzenegger's Wife; :46]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News; 1:05]
[OUT Q=Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, Los Angeles.]
((AS THE NUMBER OF WOMEN ACCUSING ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER OF SEXUAL
MISCONDUCT INCREASES....HIS LEAD IN THE POLLS APPEARS TO BE DECREASING.
THAT'S GOOD NEWS FOR THE MAN TRYING TO KEEP HIS JOB.
SOT: GOV. GRAY DAVIS/D-CALIFORNIA
"THERE'S NO QUESTION THERE'S BEEN A BIG SURGE THESE PAST 48 HOURS."
(NAT OF ARNOLD "HASTA LA VISTA BABY"/CAR BEING SMASHED)
its THE LAST FULL DAY OF CAMPAIGNING IN CALIFORNIA'S TIGHTENING RACE
IT'S COME DOWN TO TWO CANDIDATES...AND FOR A FOURTH DAY ONE ISSUE IS
DOMINATING ALL THE HEADLINES...WHETHER SCHWARZENEGGER'S ALLEGED GROPING
OF WOMEN IS ENOUGH TO COST HIM THE ELECTION.
THE SCHWARZENEGGER CAMP SAYS THE ISSUE HAS BEEN ADDRESSED AND IT'S TIME
TO MOVE ON.
SOT: KAREN HANRATTY
"CLEARLY HIS STATEMENT SPEAKS FOR ITSELF AND VOTERS SEE THROUGH A LOT OF
THESE ALLEGATIONS BEING LODGED AGAINST ARNOLD."
ARNOLD'S WIFE ALSO CAME TO HIS DEFENSE.
SOT: MARIA SHRIVER/SCHWARZENEGGER'S WIFE (17:50:00)
"I DON'T KNOW ANYONE ON THE PLANET, MALE OR FEMALE WHO HAS LED A PERFECT
BUT GOV. DAVIS calls THE ALLEGED MISCONDUCT "CRIMINAL."
SOT: DAVIS AGAIN
"ARE 15 WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES LYING OR IS MR. SCHWARZENEGGER NOT
TELLING US THE TRUTH."
(STANDUP TO COME:)
WHAT THE CANDIDATES ARE DOING TODAY....
Magician Roy Horn-- who's half of the Las Vegas duo "Siegfried and Roy"-- remains in critical condition after being attacked by a show tiger.
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Last night more than 200 people, including several cast members, attended a candlelight vigil at the hospital where Horn is receiving treatment.
The ``Siegfried and Roy'' show has been a sell-out at the M-G-M Mirage Resort since 19-90.
It's now closed indefinitely.
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[IN Q=There's such a legacy]
((KORI ERSKINE/CAST MEMBER: THERE'S SUCH A LEGACY AND WE'RE ALL SO SAD TO SEE IT END.
MY LOVE IS DANCING, WORKING OUT THERE WITH ALL THE ANIMALS. IT'S JUST SO SAD WE'RE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO IT ANYMORE.))
[SUPER=01-Kori Erskine/Cast Member;]
[OUT Q=do it anymore.]
During the show on Friday, the tiger dragged Horn off stage by his neck.
Hotel officials say he's improved somewhat--
He's able to move his hands and feet, and also gave a thumbs- up sign.
In New York, a tiger mauled its owner, who was keeping the animal as a pet inside a Harlem apartment.
Police say the man went to the hospital, trying to pass off his wounds as a dog bite, but doctors knew better.
As Stacy Case reports, the man fled to Philadelphia to avoid criminal charges.
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[SUPER=02-Antoine Yates/Tiger Owner; :24]
[SUPER=02-Dr. Robert Cook/Bronx Zoo; :35]
[SUPER=01-Marin Duffy/N. Y. P. D.; :51]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Case/CBS News; 1:12]
[OUT Q=Case, CBS News, New York.]
TRACK: THIS 425 POUND TIGER LOOKS RIGHT AT HOME IN THIS HARLEM HOUSING
TRACK:BUT OVER THE WEEKEND, NEW YORK CITY POLICE SAY THE SIBERIAN-BENGAL
MIX AND HIS OWNER GOT INTO A CAT FIGHT OF SORTS. THE TIGER BIT 31 YEAR
OLD ANTOINE YATES, WHO HAD RAISED THE TIGER IN HIS 5TH FLOOR APARTMENT
FOR NEARLY 2 YEARS. YATES SPOKE BY TELEPHONE FROM A PHILADELPHIA
HOSPITAL WHERE HE'S BEING TREATED.
SUPER: VOICE OF ANTOINE YATES/TIGER OWNER
it tore open my whole leg down tot he bone. he realized what he was
doing and I said ming ming no.
TRACK: THAT'S WHEN YATES BANISHED MING TO THE BATHROOM.
SUPER: DR ROBERT COOK/BRONX ZOO
he was a very dangerous animal if he had escaped it would have been a
very bad thing
TRACK: NEW YORK CITY POLICE AND ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS DRILLED HOLES
IN THE WALL TO CATCH A GLIIMPSE. THEN THEY RAPELLED DOWN THE SIDE OF
THE BUILDING AND FIRED A TRANQUILIZER DART THROUGH AN OPEN WINDOW.
SUPER: MARIN DUFFY/NYPD
he broke the glass when he charged at me. I was still at the window.
TRACK: NEIGHBORS WAITED OUTSIDE TO GET THEIR FIRST GLIMPSE OF MING, AND
HIS COMPANION--- A 5 FOOT LONG ALLIGATOR. MANY SAY THEY KNEW YATES HAD
SUPER: LOUISE JORDAN/NEIGHBOR
i was told he had them for 3 years.
STAND UP CLOSE: STACY CASE/CBS NEWS
TODAY, MING AND THE GATOR ARE AT A SHELTER HERE IN NEW YORK, GETTING A
CHECK UP. AUTHORITIES SAY THEY'LL SOON TRADE THEIR HARLEM HABITAT AND
THE VIEW OF THE SKYLINE FOR MORE NATURAL SURROUNDINGS. MING IS GOING
TO AN ANIMAL SANCTUARY IN OHIO... THE GATOR MOVES TO INDIANA. AND THEIR
OWNER COULD FACE TIME IN THE BIG HOUSE.
STACY CASE CBS NEWS NEW YORK
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Still to come, an American is sharing the nobel prize with a neighbor across the pond.
and think health care is getting to be more of a pain? You'll be surprised at the latest comeback in medicine.
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An American and a Brit are sharing this year's Nobel Prize for Medicine.
The winners were announced this morning--
American Paul Lauterbur and Sir Peter Mansfield won the prize for discoveries that led to the development of the M-R-I, which has become a routine method for medical diagnosis and treatment.
It's used to examine almost all organs without need for surgery.
Lauterbur says he believes the work has been helpful to many people, and he's glad it's been acknowledged by the Nobel
Wasted time in waiting rooms.
Conflicts with work.
The need to book appointments months in advance.
These are among the most frequent complaints about health care. But now some doctors are offering greater convenience by making house calls.
Doctor Sanjay Gupta reports.
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[IN Q=Doctors who make]
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[SUPER=01-Dr. Weinberger/On Call NY; :10]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sonjay Gupta/Reporting; :59]
((DOCTORS WHO MAKE HOUSECALLS MAY SEEM LIKE A SERVICE OF THE DISTANT PAST.
BUT THEY DO STILL EXIST.
000453 if it's after 6. it's a weekend. it's a holiday and you can't get a hold
of your doctor and it's something that can't wait.
if you call us you will see a doctor w/in a hour either at your house, or your
place of work
WHILE THERE ARE OTHER VISITING DOCTOR SERVICES THAT CATER TO ELDERLY PATIENTS
WHO ARE UNABLE TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES, DR. WEINBERGER AND DR. LEVINE, RUN A
PRACTICE THAT FOCUSES ON CONVENIENCE.
there are a lot of people who are willing to pay for the convenience of having
a doctor see them at their residence. 001340
AMONG THEIR PATIENTS ARE NEW YORK CITY TOURISTS, FRENZIED BUSINESS PEOPLE AND
AS FORMER EMERGENCY ROOM DOCTORS, THEY SAW A GAP IN TREATING COMMON AILMENTS
INCLUDING FEVER, COUGH, SORE THROAT, BACK OR STOMACH PAIN.
these sorts of emergency problems are the lowest priority and are appropriately
the last to be seen there 000630
THE DOCTORS SAY HOME CARE IS'NT PERFECT: FOLLOW UP CARE AND ACCESS TO
SPECIALISTS IS LIMITED, AND EXTENSIVE TESTING HAS TO BE DONE IN THEIR OFFICE.
IT'S ALSO NOT CHEAP... AT 250 DOLLARS PER VISIT. INSURANCE COMPANIES RARELY
002052 the difference of seeing somebody in their home and seeing how relaxed
and comfortable they are there // it's a great professional feeling to help
them in their own home 002117
AND WHILE HOUSECALLS MAY PLAY ONLY A SMALL PART IN THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, THEY
CAN BE A BIG HELP FOR THOSE WHO NEED THEM.
DR. SANJAY GUPTA, CNN, ATLANTA
On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was up 33 points, the Nasdaq gained 11.
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Coming up next in sports, the Banquet 400 was anything but that, as things heat up during the race.
And after a long dry spell, the Chicago Cubs are heading the National League Championship.
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In sports,The Chicago Cubs have advanced to the National League Championship Series against Florida.
They beat the Atlanta Braves last night 5 to 1.
Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood held the Braves to five hits and struck out seven batters over eight innings.
Joe Borowski finished up the game.
The Cubs take on the Florida Marlins tomorrow night at Wrigley Field.
80 drivers starting the day at the Martinsville Speedway were gunning for the 15- thousand dollar first prize in the Taco Bell 300.
The half- mile oval was bathed in sunshine, and a great crowd was ready for some hot late- model stock car racing.
The wait was short, as NRV regular Chad Harris blistered the competition in winning the first- heat race.
The second qualifying heat race got even steamier, when Wade Day runs right over Jamie Yelton in turn four, busting the radiator as Phillip Morris wins the race.
T-J Majors and Woody Howard won the other two qualifiers.
Denny Hamlin led the pack at the start of the 200- lap main event.
Alexander Yontz blew an engine on the backstretch and the smoke jammed up the leaders.
Collinsville's Jimmy Mullins would emerge with the lead and hold on two win the 25- hundred dollar halfway leaders award.
After the first 6 cars were inverted ,Jamey Caudill battled Kres Van Dyke over the next 100 laps to win the Taco Bell 300.
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[SUPER=01-Jamey Caudill/Taco Bell 300 Winner; :02]
[OUT Q=he would have deserved it."]
Ryan Newman won his 8th race of the season in the Banquet 400, while points leader Matt Kenseth finished in the back for the second straight week.
Here's a look at the finishing lineup.
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[SUPER=0106-1. Ryan Newman//2. Bill Elliott//3. Jeremy Mayfield//4. Tony Stewart//5. Jeff Gordon//;]
[SUPER=0106-6. Kevin Harvick//7. Jimmie Johnson//8. Jamie McMurray//9. Rusty Wallace//10. Ricky Rudd//;]
[SUPER=0106-11. Todd Bodine//12. Greg Biffle//13. Jeff Burton//14. Bobby Hamilton, Jr.//15. Jimmy Spencer//;]
[SUPER=0106-16. Terry Labonte//17. Bobby Labonte//18. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//19. John Andretti//20. Mark Martin//;]
[SUPER=0106-21. Ward Burton//22. Steve Park//23. Kyle Petty//24. Casey Mears//25. Robby Gordon//;]
The Washington Redskins have made a habit of playing close games this season, and yesterday's contest with the Eagles was no different.
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Fox Sports; :00]
A long week ended on a better note for Donovan McNabb, who hit Jon Ritchie on the touchdown pass in the second quarter.
The Eagles led 13-10 at the break.
Philly appeared to put the game away in the fourth quarter, when Bryant Westbrook went 19 yards for the touchdown and an 11 point lead with 3 minutes left.
But Patrick Ramsey found Darnerian McCants down the middle for a 35 yard score to get the Skins to within two points-- 27-25.
On the two- point attempt, Ramsey had Coles
open and overthrew him.
The Eagles won it 27 to 25 dropping the Skins to 3 and 2.
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[SUPER=01-Steve Spurrier/Redskins Head Coach; :00]
[OUT Q=frustrated with me."]
The Roanoke Express opens the season in less than two weeks and yesterday the club had its first practice of training camp.
The current roster
includes 16 players--five forwards, nine defensemen, and two goaltenders, Mike Di- Larenzo and Sean Varriale.
Coach Tony MacAulay says each goalie brings a little something different to the spot between the pipes.
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[SUPER=01-Tony MacAulay/Express Head Coach; :04]
[OUT Q=to stop the puck."]
Several new flicks opened at the box office this weekend, but the movie taking top honors just plain "Rocks" moviegoers.
[SUPER=04-"School of Rock"]
"School of Rock", the comedy starring Jack Black topped ticket sales, taking in an estimated 20-point-two million in its opening weekend.
[super=04-"Out of Time"]
Rounding out the top three are "Out of Time" with 17-million and
"The Rundown" rounded out top three with nine-point-eight million.
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