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Coming up, a live report on how our region is preparing to deal with whatever Ivan dishes out.
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And, a second fraud trial begins for former National D-Day Memorial Director Richard Burrow.

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Ivan continues to bring pockets of heavy rain and isolated tornadoes to our area. I'll have the latest.

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

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Ivan is still unloading some heavy rain as the storm system northeastward.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner is following the track of Ivan-- and has the latest on what it'll do to our weekend weather.[WX-Tease] ((KIM TOSS TO LEO)) [9/17/2004]
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LEO in WX-Center [SKYTRACKER/FULL] RADAR [WXPRO/FULL] RADAR FLOOD WATCH/WARNINGS WIND WATCH STORY
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Emergency officials are watching and waiting to see what Ivan may bring to the area.
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Richard Lesko is at Victory Stadium with more.
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((ROLLCUE:..in case the heavy rain does come..))

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The weather has led to the postponement of more high school football games scheduled for tonight.
The Salem and William Byrd game has been postponed until 7:30 Monday Night.
The Lord Botetourt and Cave Spring game will now be played Monday at 6.
The Christiansburg at Northside game has also been moved to Monday night at six.
The Patrick Henry and Pulaski County game has been canceled.
The Roanoke Catholic game scheduled for this afternoon has also been canceled.
Also the Carroll County at Marion game has been postponed to Monday night at 7:30.

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Those states hit hardest by Ivan are now assessing the damage, while the death toll-- now more than two dozen-- is expected to climb.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
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LOCATOR: MIRAMAR, FLORIDA
TORN UP ROOFTOPS.GAS PUMPS PULLED OUT OF THE GROUND, STOP LIGHTS AND DEBRIS IN THE STREETS TYPICAL SIGHTS AROUND THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE IVAN.
BUT ONE DAY AFTER THE STORM POUNDED THE SHORE HERE THE SKY IS BLUE AND RESIDENTS FEEL SAFE COMING OUT TO SEE WHATS LEFT OF THEIR HOMES AND BUSINESSES.
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"IT'S GONE, IT'S GONE."
IN PENSACOLA`THE MCDAVIDS LOST THEIR LAW BUSINESS TO IVAN.
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OUTSIDE PENSACOLA, INTERSTATE 10 IS CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS...A MAJOR EAST-WEST ARTERY WASHED AWAY BY MONSTER WAVES.

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STANDUP- AND FOR LOSS OF LIFE IVAN IS THE DEADLIEST STORM TO HIT THE U.S. SINCE FLOYD IN 1999-HALF OF THE DEATHS IN FLORIDA.
IN ALABAMA, COASTAL AREAS FROM GULF SHORES TO ORANGE BEACH ARE BATTERED AND IN MANY PLACES, FLATTENED. MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONDOS WERE REDUCED TO RUBBLE.

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"WE HAVE ALOT OF WORK AHEAD OF US."

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THE STORM IS STILL DROPPING BUCKETS OF RAIN ON NORTH CAROLINA AND TENNESSEE AND FOR STORM-FATUGED RESIDENTS THERE ARE 73 DAYS LEFT IN HURRICANE SEASON. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS DESTIN FLORIDA. ))

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Jury selection is underway in Charlottesville for the latest trial of former National D-Day Memorial director Richard Burrow.
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The 57-year-old faces mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, loan application fraud and perjury charges. Burrow's first trial, in Lynchburg, ended in 2002 with a hung jury.
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Coming up next on the newscast, the British government is shocked at yet another breach of its security.
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Plus at least five people are dead in the latest attacks in Baghdad.
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There's been a series of explosions today in Iraq's capital-- but authorities are offering little information.
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They came just hours after a suicide car bombing in Baghdad near a row of parked police cars.
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The new violence follows a night of U-S airstrikes targeting militants in Fallujah.
Iraqi health officials say the U-S raids killed at least 44 people.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin says he's planning to to stop terrorists before they act.
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The Interfax news agency quotes Putin as saying there will be no ``bargaining'' with terrorists-- namely, Chechen rebels.
His comments follow several terrorist attacks, including the school hostage crisis that killed more than 330 people.
Also today, an e- mail thought to be from a Chechen rebel leader took responsibility for the school siege, as well as other attacks.
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Security remains a big concern in Great Britain after yet ANOTHER breach.
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This time, an undercover tabloid newspaper reporter smuggled fake bomb- making equipment into the British parliament.
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The newspaper says France had worked for three weeks in the House of Commons as a waiter.
Despite heightened security after an invasion by pro- hunting demonstrators, France was still able to sneak in components for a bomb-- including batteries, wire and a timer.
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Still to come
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we'll meet a couple who took the plunge in a big way.
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On Wall Street at Noon,

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, the Dow was points. Nasdaq points.


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