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More than 40- thousand mourners have paid their respects to former President Reagan.
They wait several hours for the chance to view his flag- draped coffin.
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And, state police attempt to re- construct an accident involving a police cruiser that sent a trooper and another driver to the hospital. [WX-Head]
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Hazy sunshine will once again lead to scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms. I'll have your hometown forecast.

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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.
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The public says goodbye to an American icon.
Hundreds wait in line for several hours to board buses for the Reagan Library, where the body of the former President now lies in state.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
We have a live picture as thousand of mourners [TAKE LIVE PIC]
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continue filing past the coffin of President Ronald Reagan.
With so many people wanting to pay final tribute to Reagan, viewing hours have been extended until tonight at his presidential library.
His body will be taken to Washington, D-C tomorrow.
Manuel Gallegus is in Simi Valley, California with the latest on funeral plans for the nation's 40th President.


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((
IT'S A SILENT PROCESSION THAT GOES ON AND ON

(NATZ LADY CRYING)


ALREADY THIS MORNING MORE THAN FORTY THOUSAND MOURNERS HAVE PAID THEIR FINAL RESPECTS TO PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN. MANY WAITED ALL NIGHT.

SOT-RAYMOND JANIK/VENTURA, CA

"WE LEFT VENTURA LAST NIGHT AT 9 O'CLOCK AND WE ARE JUST GETTING DONE NOW AND IT'S 7 O'CLOCK."

SOT: CAROLE-ANN JANIK/VENTURA, CA

HE WAS A VERY IMPORTANT MAN AND WANTED TO SHARE THIS SPECIAL MOMENT, ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY."

(STANDUP BRIDGE)

THIS IS THE FINAL DAY OF PUBLIC VIEWING HERE AT THE REAGAN LIBRARY IN SIMI VALLEY...TO ACCOMMODATE THE HUGE CROWD THEYVE EXTENDED THE VIEWING.

SOT: P.F.C. BRENT POWERS/US ARMY HONOR GUARD

"I JUST GET BLOWN AWAY BY THE NUMBERS, BY THE PEOPLE WHO JUST KEEP COMING IN AND COMING IN, IT NEVER STOPS."
ON WEDNESDAY...THE TRIBUTES AND CEREMONIES FOR THE NATIONS LONGEST LIVING PRESIDENT MOVE TO WASHINGTON D.C. THE PRESIDENTS CASKET WILL BE ON DISPLAY IN THE CAPITOL ROTUNDA FOR TWO DAYS. ON FRIDAY A METICULOUSLY PLANNED STATE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD AT WASHINGTONS NATIONAL CATHEDRAL.
PRESIDENT BUSH, HIS FATHER, AND MARGARET THATCHER WILL BE AMONG THOSE EULOGIZING THE 40TH PRESIDENT.
-NATZ--PROCESSION
THE REAGAN FAMILY SAYS THEY ARE DEEPLY TOUCHED BY THE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORTAND OFFER A THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO ARE LIVING HISTORY. ))


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Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan is giving the green light to raise interest rates.
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Greenspan says any increases will be gradual, but he didn't rule out more aggressive action to keep a reign on inflation.
He says policy- makers are prepared to do what it takes to keep prices steady and continue economic growth.
Most economists expect the Fed to raise a key short- term interest rate June 30th for the first time in four years.
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A state police accident reconstruction team is at work in Henry County today. They're investigating yesterday's accident between a car and a state police cruiser.
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Officials say trooper A-J Hairston was responding to a call-- headed west on Route 57-- when a car pulled out from Mount Olivet Road.
The two vehicles collided nearly head on.
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((SGT. TOM FOSTER/STATE POLICE; THE STATE POLICE CAR CAUGHT FIRE. THE TROOPER WAS TRAPPED INSIDE AND WAS PULLED OUT BY ANOTHER MOTORIST THAT STOPPED.))
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The driver of the other car-- 35 year old Lisa Cobbler Johnson of Martinsville-- was cut out of her Dodge Intrepid by rescue crews and flown to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem North Carolina.
She's in serious condition today.
Trooper Hairston was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he's listed in good condition.
Authorities say Hairston's is a long-time member of the force and that his car's emergency equipment was activated at the time of the accident.
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Police agencies in Montgomery County have a different mission today. They're passing the Special Olympics torch.

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The annual event will raise money for the 2004 Summer Games of the Virginia Special Olympics. Officers from Christiansburg, Blacksburg, and Virginia Tech police, along with deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff's office took to the roads this morning by foot and bike to carry the torch through the New River Valley.
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((CHIEF BROWN: THEY WORK VERY HARD THROUGH OUT THE YEAR YOU KNOW, RAISING DONATIONS AND MONEYS TO HELP THOSE THAT ARE A LITTLE LESS FORTUNATE THAN WE ARE. TO GIVE THEM AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY SOME EVENTS AND THINGS. ENJOY LIFE.))
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The torch is making its way around Virginia to Richmond for the start of the games on June 11th.
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Investigators are pointing to a man once charged for the slaying of a lesbian couple in Shenandoah National Park as responsible for another abduction.
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Darrell David Rice was indicted for the 1996 abduction of a 38 year old woman in Prince William County.
He is already serving time for an attempted abduction of a bicyclist in Shenandoah National Park in 1997.
In February, a federal judge dropped the Shenandoah Park murder charges after DNA evidence cast doubt on the case.

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Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors has approved a new budget, and it comes with a higher price tag.
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The budget includes a nearly 15-percent tuition increase for next Fall. It's the fourth time the university has raised student costs in the two years since lawmakers lifted a tuition freeze.
Undergrads who take a full load of classes will pay 58-hundred dollars in tuition and fees, an increase of 743-dollars. University officials say the money will help pay for 80 new professors.
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((MARK MCNAMEE/VIRGINIA TECH PROVOST; WE LOST ABOUT 150 FACULTY POSITIONS IN THE BUDGET REDUCTIONS AND WE WERE ALREADY SHORT ALMOST 200 FACULTY POSITIONS. AND SO OUR GOAL IS OVER THE NEXT FOUR YEARS TO REBUILD FACULTY CAPACITY ))
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Faculty and staff will also feel slightly fatter wallets this year. The university approved a 3-percent pay increase.
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Iraqis take more hostages, but others are set free. The latest is just ahead.
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And will it be life in prison, or death for Terry Nichols. The sentencing phase nears an important moment.
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U- S forces have freed several Italian and Polish hostages being held by Iraqi militants.
Officials say the rescue operation didn't require any gunfire, but violence was prevalent elsewhere in Iraq.
Sharyn Alfonsi reports.
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They wouldn't say exactly "where" or "how" they were rescued...but today U-S leaders confirmed the four hostages are now safe.
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SOT: Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, Coalition Command

The Hostages are the under the control of coaltion forces and they are very good hands.
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The three Italians and a Polish contractor.. were working as private security guards in Iraq when they were kidnapped two months ago. A fourth Italian who was with them was killed shortly after their abduction. A coaltion spokesman says the men who were holding the hostages have been now detained.
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It is the only bit of good news coming out Baghdad today. This morning, two car bombs exploded, killing at least 14 Iraqi's and one U-S Soldiers.
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In Mosul, eyewitnesses say they saw three suicide bombers in a taxi. Moments later, a deafening explosion. Doctors say 9 people were killed most burned beyond recognition.
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In Baquaba, just outside a U-S base, another explosion... 4 Iraqi's and one U-S Soldier were killed. Dozens of others injured in the blasts.
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Despite the on-going violence, key states now say they will vote for a United Nations transfer of power in Iraq. After weeks of negotiations, leaders from France, Germany and Spain say they will likely endorse the restoration of Iraq's sovreignty.
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SOT, Iyad Allawi, Iraqi Prime Minister

The discussions are still on going in the Secruity council, the atmosphere is very favorable.
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The council could vote on the resolution as early as today. . Sharyn Alfonsi, CBS News, New York.
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Defense testimony will wrap up today in the sentencing phase of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols' state trial.
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Tomorrow, the jury will begin deliberating whether Nichols should be sentenced to death or life in prison.
Jurors have already convicted him on 161 state murder charges, and he's already life in prison for federal convictions in the 19-95 bombing.
Yesterday, Nichols' first wife testified for the defense.
She called Nichols a loving father, who sends cards and letters from prison.
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Alcohol sales at the festival. Still ahead, we'll see whether Roanoke police encountered any problems. (--------------
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And no problem getting noticed. A Botetourt County furniture maker lands one of his works at the Smithsonian.
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Roanoke police report very few alcohol-related incidents at this year's Festival in the Park .. and most of the ones they investigated did NOT involve Festival patrons. Justin McLeod also spent some time looking into it this year, and he has this report.
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When we arrived we found plenty of people having a good time, young and old.
Some were drinking but were they drunk?
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((MARY PRYOR/ROANOKE RESIDENT: NOT REALLY I THINK THEY ARE HANDLING IT PRETTY GOOD.)) ((CASEY MORGAN/ROANOKE RESIDENT: NO, NOT AT ALL. EVERYTHING LOOKS VERY IN CONTROL.)) [Runs05]
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Control is the key word.
When a festival event takes place at Elmwood Park, you can only drink alcohol in an enclosed beer garden.
You have to first show an ID and then get a bracelet.
Workers mark off each time you buy a beer and you're limited to six.
Paid security staff then keeps an eye on the drinking crowd.
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((STU ISRAEL/FESTIVAL IN THE PARK DIRECTOR: THESE PEOPLE ARE TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE AND LOOK FOR PROBLEMS AND ANY PROBLEMS THAT OCCURRED WERE TAKEN CARE OF.)) [Runs04]
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We saw that first hand. (SHOTS OF POLICE OFFICERS)
During a two hour period, our cameras were rolling inside the beer garden, as well as outside, front and back.
We filmed two out of three incidents.
Police say one was a vagrant who was drunk.
The other involved a man inside the beer garden passing his drink to someone outside the beer garden.
They were asked to leave the park and were not arrested.
Since we only shot one night we contacted Roanoke Police and found there were five drunk arrests for the entire two week festival, all but one were vagrants.
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((STU ISRAEL/FESTIVAL IN THE PARK DIRECTOR: I THINK OUR RECORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.)) [Runs02]
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A record that's been questioned by the Concerned Christians of the Roanoke Valley.
The group unsuccessfully requested the ABC board deny the festival's license.
When they lost, members promised to keep eye on drinkers and servers at this year's festival.
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((STU ISRAEL/FESTIVAL IN THE PARK DIRECTOR: I WOULD BE INTERESTED TO HEAR ANY PROBLEMS THEY SAY THAT WE HAD.)) [Runs03]
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: WE WANTED TO HEAR AS WELL. WE CONTACTED THE GROUP ON FRIDAY AND A MEMBER AGREED TO DO AN INTERVIEW WITH US MONDAY BUT HE DID NOT RETURN ANY OF OUR REPEATED PHONE CALLS WHEN WE TRIED TO SET IT UP. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))





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A local artist is getting some national recognition.
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Jake Cress makes furniture that's fun and functional. The Fincastle artist makes traditional pieces like desks and highboys, but it's his "animated" pieces which are getting him noticed. This piece, titled "Oops!" is featured in the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery showing called, "Right at Home, American Studio Furniture."
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((JAKE CRESS, CABINETMAKER: IT'S ONE OF THE THREE MOST POPULAR PIECES IN THE RENWICK'S STUDIO FURNITURE SHOW. REPORTER: WHEN YOU HEAR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL? CRESS: I AM HONORED. WHAT AN HONOR...))
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The studio furniture show will run until January 2005. Coming up tonight on News 7 at 6, we'll take a closer look at Cress' work and the inspirations behind his pieces.
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The Dow is DOWN 1 point. Nasdaq is DOWN 5. [Tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
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Up next in sports, some area baseball players get their shot at the big leagues.
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And there's a Roanoke Valley connection when Stanley Cup lightning strikes the Sunshine State.
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Hockey's Stanley Cup will spend the next year along the sunny beaches of Florida's gulf coast, and there is a Vinton connection. The Tampa Bay Lightning claimed the cup last night under head coach John Tortorella. 18 years ago - Tortorella was working for Henry Brabham at the Lancerlot and celebrating the 1986-87 Atlantic Coast Hockey League Championship with the Virginia Lancers.
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Last night - the unthinkable happened - an N-H-L title in the sunshine state. The Lightning got two goals from Ruslan Fedotenko - one in the opening period and another in the second, and then held on behind the goal tending of Nikolai (HAB-EE-BOO-LIN).
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Clemson star and Roanoke native Tyler Lumsden realized his dream of being a first round draft pick yesterday afternoon. Lumsden was a supplemental first round selection, chosen with the 34th overall pick by the Chicago White Sox.
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Lumsden was drafted right out of high school by the Marlins in the fifth round, but surprised a lot of folks when he turned down a half a million dollars and headed to college. But the move appears to have paid off.
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Lumsden has matured as a pitcher and a person in the past three years, and now he is set to sign a contract that could set him for life. The six- foot- four inch 205 pounder credits his work in the weight room and the work he's done on his mind in the past year. as reasons for making it to professional baseball.
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Also, taken in the first round was ODU pitcher Justin Verlander by the Tigers - with the second overall pick in the draft. William & Mary's William Bray was taken in the first by the Expos. Justin Orenduff of VCU was taken 33rd overall by the Dodgers. Two Uva players were taken.
Pitcher Andrew Dobies to the Red Sox in the third round, while ACC player of the Year Joe Koshansky went to the Rockies in round six. One Tech player was picked in round 12.
Jeffrey Landing went to the Mets. And one Liberty University player was selected - Jason Jones by the Yankees in the 4th round.

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One player already in the big leagues was knocking them out of the ballpark in Denver last night.
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That's where the San Francisco Giants doubled up on the Colorado Rockies. Pedro Feliz - the man who hits behind Barry Bonds - delivered in a big way as he smacked two homeruns. Feliz now has 11 homers this season -compared to 16 for Bonds.
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Former President Ronald Reagan will be remembered for many different things in the coming days--
But if you're a Redskins' fan, there is one moment that will always stand out more than any other.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/1988; :00]

While the Redskins were being honored at White House after capping off the 1987 season with a 42-to-10 Super Bowl win over Denver, President Reagan accepted a football from Doug Williams and called for a member of the "Posse" to go long.
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And finally today--
Some librarians in Iowa are hoping to earn their own PAGE in history.
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Five librarians, who call themselves Team Title Wave, are attempting to break a world record for non- stop reading aloud.
They began the literary feat yesterday morning, and have already started feeling the strain on their vocal chords.


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(( THE VOICE I NOTICED ABOUT HALF WAY THROUGH MY VOICE STARTED TO GET A LITTLE ROUGH.))
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The current Guinness Book of World Record was set by a six- member team from a San Jose, California Library that read for 74- hours, 49- minutes, and 37- seconds.
Team Title Wave is aiming to read for 80 straight hours.
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