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Two men from Radford are under arrest for allegedly sexually abusing 10- year- olds.
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And, there's no evidence that two fatal plane crashes in Russia were terrorist- related.
But officials say it IS a possibility.
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This afternoon will see a mix of sun and clouds with an outside chance for a shower or storm. I'll have your forecast.

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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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Two Radford men are in jail accused of sexually assaulting 10 year old children. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office made the first arrest last Wednesday. [TAKE GRAPHIC]
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36 year old John Harrison Collins is accused of assaulting a 10 year old boy. He's charged with two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of sexual battery. Investigators will not say if Collins was related to the victim. They do say more charges are likely, involving even more children. Collins is being held at the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.
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An 81 year old man was arrested over the weekend by Radford City Police in an unrelated incident.
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[TAKE MORRIS GRAPHIC] Robert Less Morris is accused of sexually assaulting a 10 year old girl. Police are not releasing details on how Morris knew the alleged victim. He's charged with seven counts of forcible fondling. Police Chief Gary Harmon says the investigation is still underway and more charges are possible.
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Two Russian jets went down at almost the same time last night.
Russian officials say they don't believe it was terrorism-- but they're not ruling it out.
89- people were killed.
Beth Knobel has the latest from Moscow.
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A Roanoke convenience store worker was shot last night during an attempted robbery on Lafayette Boulevard.
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Police say a man entered the Lafayette Food Store at ten-forty last night and demanded money. The clerk, 41 year old Kyung Shik Kim, told police that when he looked up at the suspect, he was shot once in the shoulder. Kim's injuries are described as non-life threatening. Nothing was taken in the robbery attempt. So far, no arrests have been made.
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New information on the case of a Craig County pharmacist accused of giving patients the wrong medication.
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Friday, members of State Police searched the offices of Daniel Lineberry, a pharmacist at the Craig County Medical Center. Police seized a dozen items-- including computers, prescriptions, pills and records. According to a search warrant, authorities were looking for patient records and history. This comes after a patient claimed Lineberry mis- filled her husband's prescription. Lineberry has been suspended from practice, pending a hearing in October. He was already on probation for allegedly substituting medications in 2000.
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There are new signs of a possible breakthrough in the standoff in Najaf.
An influential Shiite Muslim leader is back, and calling for an end to the weeks of fighting there.
Barry Petersen reports.
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(APTN/today suicide attack/burning tires/fighting)

1 Like a never ending wildfire, the Iraqi insurgency against the Americans flared up dramatically today. It could become America's Intifada.a deep-rooted urban insurgency, with no end in sight.led by radical cleric Moqtada Al Sadr.
3And CBS News had learned that American forces continue planning for more strikes against Al Sadr's insurgents across Iraq. In Baghdad his prime stronghold is Sadr Citya Shiite neighborhood named after his martyred father.

(CBS/driving/on Patrol/poor people)

4To get a taste of what the Americans are up against in Sadr City, we went on patrol today with Cobra Companyin a dismal slum of two million of Iraq's poorest people.

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5Standing on a street, this reporter got a taste all right

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(CBS/APTN/REUTERS/best of Sadr City from last several days/insurgents in

truck) 6 Mortar attacks are all in a days' dangerous work to the American forces in Sadr City,. And the enemy sometimes uses crowds on the streets as cover.

(CBS SOT: SPEC. MICHAEL KAMM, 1st Cavalry, Cobra Company)

17:21 they re basically using the humans as shields (edit)17:57 sometimes you don't have a choice there's just too many of them in the area and you end up taking some shots that we normally wouldn't want to take.

(APTN/militia waving guns in Najaf shrine)

7Al Sadr's men may not play by the rules of war, and he is not playing by the rules of peace.

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8 The uprising began in Najaf on August 5th, when his militia broke a two-month ceasefire. He offered peace on August 14th and reneged, offering again the next day, the 19th, and again today. Now, no one takes him at his word.

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9Sadr City may be one reason he's stalling. America's 21st century, computer controlled tanks can drive the insurgents off the main streets. But the images of a well armed American military fighting a rag-tag insurgents is turning into a propaganda bonanza for anti-American forces around the Arabs world.

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10 Night-time can be the worst time in Sadr City. When will you win here, we asked one weary American soldier. His answer was surprisingly frankit may take years.
Bp, cbs news, in sadr city, Baghdad ))))
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Still to come on the newscast, a Roanoke woman is arrested for allegedly giving teenagers alcohol.
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Plus comedian Rodney Dangerfield is about to go under the knife for open heart surgery.
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A Roanoke County woman is arrested after police say she gave underaged children alcohol. 39-year-old Tammy Hicks was taken to the Roanoke County jail yesterday, after police say she bought alcohol and hosted a party for eight teenagers this weekend. She faces six-counts of contributing to the delinquency of minors and providing alcohol to a person under 21. Vinton police say this is not the first time underaged drinking has taken place at this residence- they say they've received a number of complaints.

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Residents of the Mount Pleasant community of Roanoke County are looking at a new neighbor.
A developer wants to build a golf course and up to 40 homes.
While some people are opposed to any development, others say it is better than the alternative.
Last night , County Supervisors had their say.
Justin McLeod has their decision.
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This picturesque farmland here in the Mount Pleasant Community will soon be a golf course.
Many nearby residents say let the games begin.
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((MIKE ROOP/MT. PLEASANT CIVIC LEAGUE: IN THE PAST MT PLEASANT HAS BEEN PROPOSED FOR A LANDFILL AND AN INTERSTATE. TONIGHT WE HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A PROJECT THAT ENHANCES OUR NEIGHBORHOOD.)) [Runs11]
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That neighborhood is located on Pitzer Road.
It is here on the old Saul Farm where Lester George plans to build a 250 acre golf course.
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((LESTER GEORGE/GOLF DESIGNER: IT'S AN EXTRAORDINARY SITE AND IT NEEDS TO BE A GOLF COURSE NOT ANYTHING ELSE IN MY MIND.)) [Runs06]
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Many agree.
The way the land is zoned now a developer could build more than 200 homes on the property.
With a golf course, there would only be up to 40 homes but at least one resident says any growth is too much.
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((SHELBY CUNDIFF: THE SPIN OFF DEVELOPMENT ALONE WILL BE PHENOMENAL AND WE DON'T WANT THE GROWTH TO SNOWBALL OUT OF CONTROL.)) [Runs08]
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The county points out the developer will need additional approval if he plans to build more than 40 homes.
He'll also need an ok from the Blue Ridge Parkway if those homes require public water. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF THE VOTE))
After nearly 90 minutes of debate, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to rezone the land and grant a special use permit for the golf course.
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((LESTER GEORGE/GOLF DESIGNER: IF EVERYTHING GOES AS I WANT IT TO WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE CONSTRUCTION STARTED BY THE END OF THE YEAR, SPEND THE YEAR BUILDING THE GOLF COURSE, AND HAVE IT OPEN POSSIBLY BY MEMORIAL DAY 2006.)) [Runs11]
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: IT IS STILL BEING DETERMINED WHETHER THE GOLF COURSE WILL BE PUBLIC OR PRIVATE. IT IS ALSO UNCLEAR WHEN THOSE HOMES AROUND THE COURSE WILL BE BUILT. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))

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There are many things that come with age..... for many that can include blurred vision from cataracts or farsightedness.
But as Doctor Mallika Marshall shows us, a new device is giving patients a whole new outlook on life.
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((TAMMY BERTON WAS CLEARLY FRUSTRATED - SHE SUFFERED FROM CATARACTS AND PRESBYOPIA (OR FARSIGHTEDNESS). HER FAILING VISION FORCED HER TO WEAR GLASSES ALL THE TIME.

(SOT-TAMMY BERTON/CRYSTALENS PATIENT)

"FUZZY YEAH.. I WAS GETTING TO THE POINT WHERE I COULDN'T READ ANYTHING WITHOUT HAVING TO HAVE GLASSES ALL THE TIME AROUND MY NECK LIKE A YOKE."

(STANDUP: MALLIKA MARSHALL/CBS NEWS/BOSTON, MA)

TAMMY DECIDED TO UNDERGO A NEW PROCEDURE TO HAVE A NEW KIND OF SYNTHENTIC LENS, CALLED CRYSTALENS IMPLANTED IN HER EYE.

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DOCTORS MAKE A SMALL INCISION ON THE SIDE OF THE CORNEA AND INSERT A TINY ULTRASOUND INSTRUMENT TO BREAK UP AND TAKE OUT THE DYSFUNCTIONAL LENS. THEN THE NEW IMPLANT IS PLACED WHERE THE ORIGINAL LENS USED TO BE.

(SOT-DR. STEVEN NIELSEN/NIELSEN EYE CENTER)

"THIS NEW LENSE IS ACTUALLY ON HINGES SO THAT WHEN THE MUSLCES INSIDE THE EYE FORCUS FOR UP CLOSE, THE LENSE CAN ACTUALLY MOVE INSIDE THE EYE."
OTHER EYE IMPLANTS ONLY FIX DISTANCE PROBLEMS, SO PATIENTS STILL NEED GLASSES TO SEE OBJECTS UP CLOSE. THIS NEW LENS ELIMINATES THIS PROBLEM TAMMY SAYS THE CRYSTALENS HAS RESTORED SIGHT TO HER SORE EYES.

(SOT-TAMMY BERTON/CRYSTALENS PATIENT)

"IT IS NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE TO BE ABLE TO SEE AGAIN"
THE CRYSTALENS COSTS ABOUT 15-HUNDRED DOLLARS PER EYE AND IS GENERALLY NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE COMPANIES - BUT PATIENTS LIKE TAMMY SAY THEY'RE WILLING TO PAY OUT OF THEIR OWN POCKETS.. TO BE ABLE TO SEE CLEARLY AGAIN. DR. MALLICKA MARSHALL...CBS NEWS.))

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Comedian Rodney Dangerfield is in an L-A hospital for heart surgery.
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The 82- year- old is having heart valve replacement.
Just last year, Dangerfield underwent brain surgery to reduce his chances of having a stroke during the heart operation.
Dangerfield's films include ``Back to School'' and ``Caddyshack.''
He's set to guest star on the C-B-S sitcom ``Still Standing'' this fall.
A T-V movie based on his autobiography is also planned.
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Coming up next on our newcast,
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we'll see how a runaway ram is getting the goat on customers of a restaurant.
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After terrorizing a Michigan restaurant a week ago, a ram was back on the loose again.
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Coincidentally, the incident happened at a restaurant named the RAM'S Horn.
Last week, police spent three hours trying to get the animal into custody.
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((GERRY SCHERLINCK/TROY, MI POLICE DEPT.: "NEEDLESS TO SAY THE COINCIDENCE WAS A LITTLE UNUSUAL AND THE OFFICERS WENT THERE AND FOR SURE THERE WAS A LAMB ON THE LOOSE. ))
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Yesterday, the ram was on the lam again-- this time after escaping from an area animal shelter.
Workers from the shelter chased the ram, and finally managed to catch him after using food as bait.
The ram is now up for adoption-- no word on whether he comes with a pair of running shoes....
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 22 points. The NASDAQ has gained eight points.

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Coming up after the break, we'll see which Olympic sport seems to be spiking television ratings.
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And... the Virginia Tech Hokies get ready for the nation's best.
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It's the sport that's bringing the flavor of Southern California to Athens, Greece-- women's beach volleyball.
And it's proving to be a golden game for the U-S.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
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((PKG- COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS ITS NOT ONLY AN OLYMPIC SPORTBUT ITS THE BIGGEST PARTY VENUE OF THE ATHENS GAMES

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MAYBE ITS THE BIKINISOR THE MUSIC OR THE FINE SAND IMPORTED FROM HOLLAND BUT WOMENS BEACH VOLLEYBALL IS HOT

-SOT-FAN thats the way uhuh uhuh U-S-A


COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS AND AMERICAN WOMEN DOMINATED HERE LAST NIGHT ELAINE YOUNGS AND HOLLY McPEAK TOOK THE BRONZE FROM THE AUSSIES

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AND THEN IN JUST TWO GAMES MISTY MAY AND KERRI WALSH OUT-STRATEGIZED THE BRAZILIANS
THE GOOD NATURED BRAZILIANS FANS DIDNT WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT.

-SOT-MOS its fun in there? no no 54;00 they laugh


BUT FOR THE AMERICANSGRABBING THE GOLD IN FRONT OF THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILIES WAS AN AMAZING RUSH

-SOT- MISTY MAY, GOLD MEDALIST

growing up you watch the Olympicsand youre so proud to see the athletes up therenow were a part of it

-SOT-KERRI WALSH, GOLD MEDALIST

this gold medal around my neck is so beautifulone of the most beautiful things Ive ever seen!
-STAND-UP-Manuel Gallegus, ATHENS THE RECREATIONAL SPORT THAT STARTED ON THE BEACHES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND BRAZIL HAS ONLY BEEN IN THE GAMES SINCE 1996BUT IT LOOKS LIKE ITS HERE TO STAY.

-SOT KERRI WALSH, VOLLEYBALL GOLD MEDALIST


this sport is gonna growthe horizon is hugeits gonna blow up
COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS THE WOMEN NOW TRAVEL THE WORLD PROMOTING THE SPORTIRONICALLY THE ONLY PLACE THEY DONT GET TO SPEND MUCH TMEIS HOMEON THE BEACH WHERE IT ALL BEGAN MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, ATHENS. ))


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There will be a lot of "firsts" on the field when Virginia Tech and USC meet in the BCA classic this Saturday. But the first meeting ever between the west/east coast college football powers is not nearly as much of a focal point for coach Frank Beamer, as the fact that many of his players will be competing in their first college football game..against the nation's top team.
Mike Stevens has more.
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[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/125 Career Wins at Virginia Tech; :16]
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[SUPER=01-Vincent Fuller/Virginia Tech Senior Safety; :43]
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(( More than 20 redshirt or true freshmen will be in uniform on Saturday night - and nine of those are either in the starting lineup or serving as a primary backup. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) It's no lie - 10 freshmen will suit up on the defensive side alone and on offense - wide receiver Josh Hyman is one of two Hokies who will not only play - bt start.)) ((BRYAN RANDALL:)) ((JIM DAVIS:)) ((VINCENT FULLER:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

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The next stop for Nextel Cup drivers is Bristol for the Sharpie 500 this Saturday night.
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Greg Biffle heads into the bull ring with momentum after winning at Michigan over the weekend.
It marked his second career win in stock car racing's top series.
But he's 18th in points, and a good ways out of the chase for the Nextel cup 10 spot playoffs.
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