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The nightmare continues for Californians--
So far, more than 300- thousand acres have gone up in smoke in the state's deadliest outbreak of wildfires in more than a decade.
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And, the Red Cross becomes the latest target of suicide bombers in Iraq.
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Scattered showers continue but will begin to diminish as we head through the afternoon. I'll have your forecast.
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Wildfires are knocking on the doors of thousands of residents in Southern California, after already destroying more than 800 homes.
So far, the blazes are blamed for at least 13 deaths.
Meanwhile, those who safely evacuated their homes are worried they'll have nothing to come home to, once the fires are out.
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[Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
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Hot, dry Santa Ana winds continue spreading the flames from the border of Mexico to the suburbs north of Los Angeles.
As the fires burn out of control, a state of emergency has been declared in four counties.
And California Governor Gray Davis is asking the White House for help.
Manuel Gallegus is in San Bernardino County, and joins us now with the latest on the deadly wildfires.
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((
RESIDENTS ALL OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA -FROM SAN DIEGO NORTH TO SIMI VALLEY AGAIN WOKE UP TO A STIFFLING, SMOKE-FILLED SKYAT LEAST 10 FIRES ARE BURNING IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS AROUND GREATER LOS ANGELES
CLOSE TO A THOUSAND HOMES AND STRUCTURES ARE GONE TENS OF THOUSANDS ARE STILL THREATENED-
AND WITH THE HOT DRY WEATHER AND STRONG SANTA ANA WINDSNO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT CONTAINMENT.
ITS BEEN A TERRIFYING EXPERIENCE FOR RESIDENTS IN THE FIRESS PATH

-SOT- Unnamed resident: It was like this tornado of fire and all the

smolders and burnt stuff got caught up in it and it just went down the street and took everyone with it.
MOST OF THE DEATHS HAVE BEEN PEOPLE TRAPPED IN THEIR CARS AS THEY TRIED TO OUTRUN THE UNPREDICTABLY FAST FLAMES.
-BRIDGE-MANUEL GALLEGUS ON CAM THIS IS JUST ONE OF SEVERAL LARGE STAGING AREAS FOR MORE THAN 7-THOUSAND FIREFIGHTERS. THEY EAT SLEEP AND GET SENT OUT TO THE FIRE ZONES IN SHIFTSWORKING AROUND THE CLOCK
EVACUATION PLANS ARE ALWAYS IN PLACEBUT PEOPLE WAIT TOO LONG TO GET OUTAND THEY PAY WITH THEIR LIVES.

-SOT- DALLAS JONES, GOVERNORS OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES.
(POSS SHORTEN TOP)Most of the communities here in Southern California

have great evacuation plan if the citizens will cooperate. What we need them to do is pack up their most precious belongings and go ahead and evacuate these areas if they are directed by local officials.
FIRE-FIGHERS AND RESIDENTS MAY BE IN FOR THE LONG HAULTHIS IS TYPICALLY THE START OF ONE OF THE THE HOTTEST TIMES OF THE YEAR IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.MANUEL GALLEGUS CBS NEWS SAN BERNADINO COUNTY. ))

[Iraq-Bombings]


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Smoke and flames are also dominating the skies above Baghdad, where a string of car bombings killed nearly 40 people today.
One of the blasts struck the international Red Cross offices.
Scott Rapoport has an update on the situation in Iraq, and President Bush's reaction to the latest violence.
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THE SMOKE AND FLAMES TELL A STORY NOT JUST OF TERROR...BUT INTIMIDATION IN THE MOST IMPROBABLE OF PLACES. THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS HEADQUARTERS IN BAGHDAD...A HUMANITARIAN AGENCY...THE TARGET OF A CAR BOMBER ON A SUICIDE MISSION.
THE START OF A STRING OF BAGHDAD BOMBINGS THIS MORNING, ALL WITHIN AN HOUR - INCLUDING THREE POLICE STATIONS IN THE CITY.
IN ALL, AT LEAST 33 PEOPLE ARE DEAD. SCORES INJURED.
AN INDICATION OF INCREASING RESISTANCE TO THE AMERICAN LED OCCUPATION...
...BUT ALSO, ACCORDING TO PRESIDENT BUSH...THE PROGRESS OUR MILITARY IS MAKING THERE.

SOT: Pres. Bush 9:22:34 The more successful we are on the ground,

the more these killers will react.
THIS MORNINGS BOMBINGS COME ON THE HEELS OF YESTERDAY'S ROCKET ATTACK ON A HOTEL THAT HOUSES SOME OF THE TOP MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OFFICIALS IN IRAQ. AN AMERICAN COLONEL WAS KILLED. 17 OTHERS INJURED.
THE VIOLENCE COINCIDES WITH THE START OF RAMADAN...THE MUSLIM HOLY MONTH.
THE U.S. CALLS THE ONSLAUGHT NOT ONLY CRIMINAL...BUT SACRILIGIOUS.

SOT: Pres. Bush "These people will kill Iraqis. They don't care who

they kill. They just want to kill. And we will find them."

SOT: Paul Bremmer / Ambassador 9:28:39 we'll have rough days, like

we've had but the good days outnumber the bad days
STAND-UP CLOSE - "Still. the international Red Cross says it's now thinking about cutting back its operations in Iraq. a spokesman saying todays attack was a crippling blow.
SCOTT RAPOPORT...CBS NEWS...WASHINGTON." ))

[D'ville-Shooting]


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Someone shot and injured a man last night in Danville.
An officer heard gunshots in the area of High Street and Floyd Street around 9:45. When the officer responded, he found a man bleeding from a gun shot wound. The victim was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Authorities do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Danville Police Department.

[Sharon-Arafat]


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Israel has no plans to kill Yasser Arafat.
That's according to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Last month, the Israeli Cabinet decided to ``remove'' the Palestinian leader at an unspecified time.
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That prompted speculation that Israel would either expel or assassinate him.
But Sharon tolds a group of European lawmakers he doesn't see any plans to kill Arafat.
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((ARIEL SHARON/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: AS ABOUT YASSER ARAFAT, YOU ASKED ABOUT YASSER ARAFAT. YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY - HE IS ALIVE, AND NOT ONLY IS HE ALIVE, BUT HE IS VERY ACTIVE. ))
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Sharon also accused Arafat of orchestrating attacks on Israelis during three years of intense fighting in the Middle East.
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Rescue efforts are under way to free 13 Russian miners still trapped in a flooded mine shaft.
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Emergency teams spent the night digging a tunnel to reach the miners.
But hope is fading, as water continues rushing into the mine.
On Saturday, rescue workers managed to free 33 of the 46 miners-- a rare streak of good luck for Russia's coal industry that's been plagued by a disastrous safety record.
The flooding started on Friday, when an undergound lake burst open, filling the mine with water, and knocking out power.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, we'll see what some local students are doing to help a sick friend.
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Also we'll look at some unconventional approaches to treating breast cancer.
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Students at William Byrd High School are celebrating their first fundraising goal in an effort to help a classmate.
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Andrew Spradling is in Minnesota, awaiting a heart transplant at the Mayo clinic.

His mother says the 15-year old was born with his heart on the wrong side of his body.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./October 9;]

Andrew's classmates learned about his situation earlier this month, and immediately went to work raising money. In just over three weeks they've raised close to 13-thousand dollars. Teacher Carol Webster says they're now working on their second 10-thousand with help from local businesses. Insurance is expected to pay for all but 30-thousand dollars of Andrew's operation. For donation information contact William Byrd High School.
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[Breast-Cancer]


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October is breast cancer awareness month.
Doctor Mallika Marshall has news on how alternative therapies are helping some patients cope with their cancer.
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IT'S NOT A SPA...(NAT) IT'S NOT A RETREAT...(NAT)
NEW TRACK: IT'S CANCER THERAPY AT THE DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE IN BOSTON.

(NAT:"HI CAROL HOW ARE YOU?" )


TODAY, ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES ARE PRESCRIBED ALONGSIDE TRADITIONAL TREATMENTS AT DANA FARBER. THE GOAL: TO ENCOURAGE THE BODY'S NATURAL MECHANISMS TO RECOVER BY FOCUSING ON THE BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT.

(NAT:"BREATH IN THRU YOUR NOSE")


CAROL KINSLEY SAYS REIKI--AN ANCIENT JAPANESE HEALING TECHNIQUE ... ...HELPS HER COPE WITH HER BREAST CANCER.

(NAT:"YOU FEEL ENERGY" )
SOT: SUSAN DECRISTOFARO/ RN, DANA FARBER

"WE BALANCE THE ENERGY IN THE BODY TO HELP WITH THE HEALING PROCESS."

SOT: CAROL KINSLEY /PATIENT

"IT'S WAYS TO SUPPORT THE EMOTIONAL, SPIRITUAL PART OF YOUR BEING, WHICH I THINK IS A BIG PART OF HEALING."

SOT: DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL/CBS NEWS

"YET IT WASN'T THAT LONG AGO, THAT THESE TYPE OF THERAPIES WERE VIEWED BY MANY DOCTORS AS HOCUS POCUS. BUT THAT HAS CHANGED SIGNIFICANTLY IN RECENT YEARS ."
GRAPHIC: FEDERAL FUNDING FOR RESEARCH INTO ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE--INCLUDING CANCER THERAPIES-- HAS INCREASED FROM $2 MILLION TO $92 MILLION IN LESS THAN A DECADE. AND OF THE STUDIES CONDUCTED, SOME SHOW THESE THERAPIES NOT ONLY HELP EASE THE MIND, BUT ALSO THE PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH CANCER.

SOT: DR. DAVID ROSENTHAL/DANA FARBER INSTITUTE

"THERE'S NO QUESTION THAT ACUPUNCTURE DOES REDUCE NAUSEA FROM CHEMOTHERAPY."
NEW TRACK: HOWEVER -- NOT ALL COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES MAY BE ADVISABLE FOR ALL PATIENTS. CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR FIRST ...ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE CONSIDERING THERAPIES THAT MANIPULATE THE JOINTS AND MUSCLES. DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS. ))

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A large piece of Roanoke history is still pumping along.
As Jennifer Wishon tells us a century old water pump at Crystal Spring has yet to lose its steam.
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((((NATS OF WATER)) Crystal Spring has quenched the thirsts of Roanokers for more than a 100 years. And for the first 50 or so it was this steam powered pump that delivered millions of gallons of water to the homes of residents. Sunday the public was allowed a peek at the industrial relic which has been re- restored by the History Museum and Historical Society of Western Virginia.
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((RALPH SMITH: I HOPE ALL THE CITIZENS OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND VISITORS WILL HAVE AN OCCASION TO COME AND ENJOY WATCHING THIS THING THE WAY IT PUMPED FIVE MILLION GALLONS OF WATER A DAY THROUGH OUR CITY.))
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At the time of it's installation the steam pump was state of the art, but as technology improved over the years modifications were made.
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((MIKE MCEVOY: ABOUT 1950 THAT PUMP WAS RETIRED AND REPLACED WITH SOME ELECTRIC MOTORS AND PUMPS AND THEN IN 1999 WE STARTED A PROJECT THAT WE COMPLETED IN 2002 WHICH IS THE FACILITY WE SEE BEHIND ME.))
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A five million dollar filtration plant that still uses the same electric pumps installed in the 50's. It was built right beside the old pump and much like it's predecessor, the new pump is the largest in Virginia and controlled by the best technology available.
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: DURING A VISIT TO THE AREA IT'S RUMORED THAT GEORGE WASHINGTON ONCE DRANK FROM THE CRYSTAL SPRING RESERVOIR WHICH IS NOW HOUSED UNDER THESE TENNIS COURTS.))
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David Burrows' company was contracted to enclose the spring for sanitation purposes and it was Burrows who came forward with the funding to help restore the pump.
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((DAVID BURROWS: IT'S REALLY A MECHANICAL MARVEL.))
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((DAVID BURROWS: I THINK IT'S THE ONLY ONE LIKE IT LEFT IN THE COUNTRY.))
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((MIKE MCEVOY: IT'S REALLY A KEY TO OUR PAST AND HAVING IT OPEN AS A MUSEUM ACROSS THE WAY FROM THE NEW TECHNOLOGY HERE AT CRYSTAL IS JUST A GOOD EDUCATIONAL COMPONENT FOR OUR CITIZENS.))
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And thanks to the endowment set up by Burrows, the Historical Society is confident the public will be able to see the industrial relic for years to come. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Up next, the latest merger could create on of the world's largest banks.
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Plus we'll see what's new about Roanoke's newspaper.
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[Bank-Merger]


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Pending final approval, it's a merger that would create the largest consumer bank in the U-S and the second largest banking company in the world.
Bank of America and FleetBoston Financial say they have signed a 47- billion- dollar stock deal.
It's expected to close in the first half of 2004.
The merged bank will be headquartered in North Carolina, and will keep the Bank of America name.

[Roanoke-Times]


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The Roanoke Times redesign is now in the hands of its readers.
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The new Heidelberg Mainstream 80 press rolled into operation around midnight.
And this morning, the paper distributed free copies downtown.
Newspapers that arrived on doorsteps had a new look, including a different type face and color on every page.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Just begun to look]

((CAROLYN COFFMAN: JUST BEGUN TO LOOK AT IT, BUT IT LOOKS GOOD, LIKE IT'LL BE EASIER TO READ. I LIKE THE LARGER PRINT.)) ((ROBERT KIRK: I KNOW I LIKE TO SKIM A PAPER FAIRLY FAST. THIS PAPER HERE'S PROBABLY GOING TO TAKE ME A WHILE TODAY. I THINK IT'S JUST A MATTER OF PEOPLE GETTING USED TO IT I RECKON.))
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Construction of the new printing plant and installation of the Heidelberg press required more than two years and cost more than 31- million dollars.
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[Stocks]


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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 50 points. The NASDAQ has gained 13.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Virginia Tech tumbles down the polls, as they get ready to play Miami this weekend.
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And we'll see if Mother Nature is a little more cooperative in Atlanta today.
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[S-Giants]


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The unbeatens are dwindling in the NFL.
Yesterday afternoon, the Giants ended the Vikings run to perfection at the Metrodome.
In the process, Roanoke's Tiki Barber surpassed Frank Gifford for the most all- purpose yards in Giants history, with 9 thousand 8 hundred 80.
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[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/Fox Sports; :00]


Tiki and the Giants pulled out the bag of tricks in this game.
In this play, the ball goes to Barber, back to Kerry Collins who tosses it up for Amani Toomer to setup a New York field goal.
Tiki scored on this 2- yard run late in the fourth quarter to give the Giants the lead for good.
That was part of a 75- yard rushing day to go with another 47
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receiving yards, as New York beat up on Minnesota 29 to 17.
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[Chiefs-Bills]


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The Kansas City Chiefs are the number one team in the N-F-L.
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They are now 8 and 0 for the first time after last night's 38 to 5 win over the Buffalo Bills. Dante Hall didn't return any kicks, but did catch four passes for 107 yards and one touchdown. Only eleven other teams since 1972 have gone halfway through the season undefeated. Eight advanced to the Super Bowl, and six won it.
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[S-Blitz]


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Ronde Barber did his part to help the Bucs bring the Cowboys back down to earth with a 16-nothing shutout.
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[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/Fox Sports; :00]


Brad Johnson and Keyshawn Johnson hooked up to score the game's only touchdown, a 7 yard strike.
[SUPER=30-Dallas/0/Tampa Bay/16/;]

Ronde and the Bucs defense picked off Quincy Carter twice on their way to the 16 point win.
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[S-Race]


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Mother Nature was the big winner in Atlanta yesterday, postponing the Bass Pro Shops 500.
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[SUPER=03-Hampton, GA/NBC Sports; :00]


The 33rd race of the season got off to a good enough start.
But after just 39 of the 325 laps, the skies opened up, pelting the mile- and- a- half oval with raindrops. Following a five hour delay, the race was postponed until 11am this morning.
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Tony Stewart and Dale Enarhardt Junior have led part of the way since the race restarted.

[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=twe]
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The Virginia Tech Hokies tumbled 8 spots from number three to 11 in this week's Coaches Poll following last Wednesday's loss at West Virginia.
Tech is one spot better in the AP poll at number 10, with Miami coming to town on Saturday night.
The number two Hurricanes have won 27 straight Big East games.
Tech is just 2 and 20 versus top 10 teams under Frank Beamer, so the Hokies hope to end a couple of trends this weekend.
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