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It's the day after--
River levels are still high, as residents wait for a chance to clean up what Jeanne left behind.
A live report from the James River, coming up.
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And, a British hostage in Iraq is again seen pleading for his life on Arab television.

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Heavy rain brought flooding to the region yesterday now some drier weather helps everyone slowly dry out. I'll have your forecast.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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While the Roanoke River is receeding, many other rivers remain above flood stage. Including the James River in Buchanan.
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That's where we find Brent Watts. Brent, what does it look like now.
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[WX-Tease] ((KIM TOSS TO LEO)) [9/29/2004]
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LEO in WX-Center [WXPRO/FULL] SATELLITE RADAR WX STORY
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Before heading out over the Atlantic, Jeanne made one final stand.
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Philadelphia was hit by some major flooding as the tropical remains passed through.
Major roadways were washed out and about 12-thousand people lost power.
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In Delaware, torrential downpours closed dozens of roads.
Firefighters rescued at least 10 people from their cars when they drove through flooded areas.
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Meanwhile, in Florida, more than a million homes and businesses are still without power.
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((DANNY POTVIN/FLORIDA BUSINESS OWNER: IT'S THE SMALL THINGS YOU TAKE FOR GRANTED. BEING ABLE TO FLUSH A TOILET, BRUSH YOUR TEETH, TAKE A WARM SHOWER. ))
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More than 39- hundred people are still in shelters across Florida.
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The two Americans who were taken hostage with him were both executed.
But today, a new web video with a man identifying himself as British hostage Kenneth Bigley has surfaced.
Stacy Case has more from Washington.
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PKG: FONT: AL JAZEERA TV TRACK: IN THE LATEST PLEA FOR HIS LIFE, BRITISH HOSTAGE KENNETH BIGLEY
IS SEEN WEEPING. BEHIND BARS-- WITH HIS ARMS AND LEGS CHAINED---

BIGLEY APPEARS DISCOURAGED BY BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR.

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"he doesn't care about me."

TRACK: FOR HIS PART--- THE PRIME MINISTER SAYS HIS GOVERNMENT IS

WORKING TO SECURE BIGLEY'S RELEASE. BUT BRITIAN, JUST LIKE THE U-S, HAS A LONG-STANDING POLICY OF NOT NEGOTIATING WITH TERRORISTS.
SUPER: TONY BLAIR/BRITISH PRIME MINISTER we are trying to make contact with them and we are doing eveyrthing we possibly can.
TRACK: THE KIDNAPPERS ARE REPORTEDLY PART OF AN AL QAIDA LINKED GROUP. BIGLEY'S BROTHER SAYS HE'S RECEIVED A WRITTEN MESSAGE INDICATING KENNETH BIGLEY WILL BE FREED. BRITIANS FOREIGN OFFICE IS WORKING TO DETERMINE THE AUTHENTICITY OF SEVERAL INTERNET POSTINGS PROMISING BIGLEY'S RELEASE.
NAT: new tape TRACK: AND THE AUTHENTICITY OF TODAY'S WEB TAPE IS ALSO NOT VERIFIED, BUT IT'S THE SECOND SUCH APPEAL FROM BIGLEY IN AS MANY WEEKS. HE AND TWO AMERICANS WERE KIDNAPPED IN BAGHDAD IN SEPTEMBER. HOSTAGE TAKERS BEHEADED AMERICANS EUGENE ARMSTRONG AND JACK HENSLEY.
NAT; italians release
TRACK: AMID THE UNCERTAINTY OVER BIGLEY'S FATE---- ENCOURAGING

DEVELOPMENTS IN ANOTHER HOSTAGE CASE. 2 ITALIAN AID WORKERS RETURNED HOME AFTER KIDNAPPERS SET THEM FREE AND THREE EGYPTIAN WORKERS WERE ALSO RELEASED.
STAND UP CLOSE: STACY CASE/REPORTING TBA ))

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Two terrorists have received a death sentence for orchestrating the 2000 attack on the U-S-S Cole.
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One man is Yemeni national-- the other is a Saudi Arabian, who's believed to be the mastermind.
Four others were sentenced to prison terms ranging from five to 10 years for the attack that left 17 American sailors dead.
The judge in the case says the attack harmed Yemen's ``reputation and threatened its social stability and security."


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Lynchburg police have a murder suspect in custody.
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Emmitt Leonard Harsley, the Third, surrendered to police yesterday.
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Police believe Harsley murdered a man outside the James Crossing apartments last month.
30- year old Clyde Arbrey Hilliard was killed.
Harsley faces murder and firearms charges.
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Coming up next on the newscast, the television networks say they have a problem with the rules of tomorrow's Presidential Debates.
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Plus a group of pilots launches a private spaceship. It's all in an efofrt to boost commercial space travel.
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T-V networks say they'll ignore one of the rules for tomorrow night's Presidential debate.
Cameras are supposed to stay on the candidate answering the question.
However, Fox News Channel, which is operating the cameras, says it doesn't plan on following that rule.
Meanwhile, as both Presidential candidates prepare for their face- off, it was the V-P candidates who are hitting the campaign trail this week.
Susan Roberts reports.
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(PKG) ANTICIPATING TOMORROW NIGHT S SHOWDOWN OVER NATIONAL SECURITY.. VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY CALLED THIS ELECTION A REFERENDUM ON WHO COULD BEST KEEP AMERICA SAFE. AT A TOWN HALL MEETING IN IOWA HE TOLD VOTERS SENATOR JOHN KERRY IS NOT P
REPARED TO LEAD THE COUNTRY. CHENEY SOT: 14:08:32 His endless back and forth on Iraq sends a message of confusion and

shows that he is not ready for the responsibilities of Commander-in-Chief. ON THE CAMPAIGN TRIAL WITH A WIDOW OF 9/11.. JOHN EDWARDS HAD A DIFFERENT MESSAGE. AT A PITTSBURGH TOWN HALL MEETING HE CONTENDED THE DEMOCRATIC TICKET WOULD DO
A BETTER JOB PROTECTING THE COUNTRY. (Sen. John Edwards (D-NC)) EDWARDS SOT 11:55:00 you don t hear much about osama b

in laden anymore do you, not from this administration, well we will not take our eyes of the people who perpetrated the attacks of September 11th we will make sure we go after these people relentlessly ON THE AIRWAVES.. INDEPENDENT POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS KNOWN AS 5-27s.. ARE USING ATTACK ADS TO REACH SWING VOTERS CONCERNED ABOUT NATIONAL SECURITY. AD UP: these people want to kill us THIS AD... CRITICAL OF SENATOR KERRY.. FROM A REPUBLICAN-BACKED GROUP... IS A WHO'S WHO OF THE WORLD'S WORST TERRORISTS. AD UP: would you trust kerry against these fanatic killers? ANOTHER T-V SPOT FROM A GROUP CALLED REAL VOICES-DOT-ORG.. TARGETS PRESIDENT BUSH WITH THE TESTIMONIAL OF A MOTHER WHO S SON WAS KILLED IN IRAQ. AD UP: how do you think we felt when we heard the senate report that said there was no link between iraq and 9-11"
BOTH PRESIDENT BUSH AND JOHN KERRY HAVE CRITICIZED SOME ADS BY INDEPENDENT GROUPS.. BUT HAVE DONE LITTLE TO STOP THEM. STAND-UP CLOSE: WITH OTHERS DOING THEIR DIRTY WORK.. POLITICAL OBSERVERS EXPECT THE CANDIDATES THEMSELVES TO STICK TO A HIGHER ROAD DURING THE DEBATE. THEY ARE BOTH HEADED TO FLORIDA TODAY TO GET READY FOR TOMORROW NIGHT. SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))

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A team of entrepreneurs launched a rocket plane into space today.
It is the first of two flights required to win a ten million dollar award aimed at encouraging commercial space travel.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
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(( HERE IN CALIFORNIA'S MOJAVE DESERT, HISTORY IS IN THE MAKING.
EARLY THIS MORNING, BEFORE A LARGE CROWD THAT HAD CAMPED OUT TO WATCH...SPACE SHIP ONE TAXIED ITS WAY ACROSS THE RUNWAY...AND THEN TOOK OFF ON ITS JOURNEY INTO SPACE...

-SOT-MOS THIS IS EXCITING.


SPACE SHIP ONE IS THE FIRST NON-GOVERNMENT, MANNED SPACECRAFT.... LAST JUNE IN A TEST RUN IT BECAME THE ONLY PRIVATELY FUNDED SHIP TO EVER REACH SPACE...NOW WITH A SINGLE PILOT AT THE CONTROLS...IT'S TRYING TO BREAK OUT OF THE EARTH'S ATMOSHPERE AGAIN...CLIMBING 62 MILES UP...BEFORE GLIDING BACK TO EARTH.
-STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS, MOJAVE DESERT IF SPACESHIP ONE SUCCEEDS TODAY...THE TEAM WILL THEN TRY ONE MORE TIME TO ENTER SPACE...IN ABOUT A WEEK ......
IF THAT HAPPENS, NOT ONLY WILL IT BE A HUGE TECHNOLOGICAL ACHIEVEMENT...BUT THE MOJAVE AEROSPACE VENTURES TEAM...LEAD BY FORMER TEST PILOT BURT RUTAN WILL BE AWARDED THE " ANZARI X-PRIZE" ...A TEN MILLION DOLLAR COMPETITION FOR WHO EVER COULD GET INTO SPACE FIRST.
THE ULTIMATE IS GOAL IS TO PUT PASSENGERS INTO SPACE...AND VIRGIN AIRLINES IS ALREADY PROMISING TO FUND SPACE SHIP ONE'S FUTURE... PLANNING TO SELL TICKETS TO SPACE BY 2007.
MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS IN THE MOJAVE DESERT.))

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The prosecution may wrap up its case against former National D-Day Foundation President Richard Burrow today.
In testimony yesterday, a former state official said he would not have released more than 4 million dollars for the memorial, had he received an accurate picture of the foundation's finances.
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Ron Tillett served as Secretary of Finance under Governor Jim Gilmore.
Tillett said he might have asked for an audit if he had known the money was going to pay back existing loans, rather than fund additional construction as Burrow had maintained.
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Tillet also expressed concern that a two-day loan was used to meet the state's requirement for matching funds.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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some are saying that's the way the cookie crumbles for one closing museum.
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Roanoke County Supervisors have voted unanimously to hire Northrup-Grumman Corporation to build a new public safety building.
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Officials say the current building is overcrowded and out of date.
It houses the 9-1-1 dispatch center, police department, fire and rescue administration, emergency operations center and information technology department.
The new facility will be built near the school admistrative offices on Cove Road.
It will cost 28 million dollars.
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Getting caught with your hand in the cookie jar will be a little tougher now in suburban Chicago.
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The Cookie Jar Museum is closing after 25 years of operation.
Lucille Bromberek found most of her jars at flea markets, garage sales, and auctions.
The 80- year- old says she started her collection after undergoing counseling for alcoholism.
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((LUCILLE BROMBEREK/COOKIE JAR MUSEUM:I AM A RECOVERED ALCOHOLIC AND ONE OF THE COUNSELORS ASKED WHAT I WAS GOING TO DO BEFORE I WAS DISMISSED. AND I TOLD HIM I DIDN'T HAVE THE FAINTEST IDEA. SO HE SUGGESTED I TRAVEL OR COLLECT SOMETHING.
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And collect, she did.
Bromberek has about two thousand cookie jars.
But she's decided to close the museum and sell her entire collection.
Some of the jars are going for as much as three- thousand dollars.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN eight. The NASDAQ was UP seventeen dollars.

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Coming up after the break, the nation's capital will soon have a new major league baseball team.
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Plus, Virginia Tech gets ready for former Big East rival West Virginia.
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For the first time in more than three decades, major league baseball is headed back to the nation's capitol.
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M-L-B officials are expected to announce today that the Montreal Expos will move to Washington, D-C. The announcement will come a day before the 33rd anniversary of the Washington Senators' final game. The Senators moved to Texas where they were renamed the Rangers.
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Virginia Tech is an early favorite over sixth ranked West Virginia this weekend, as if the Moutaneers need any extra incentive.
Mike Stevens Explains.
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The 12th ranked Virginia Cavaliers now begin the heart of their ACC schedule with seven straight conference games, starting October 7th at Scott Stadium against Clemson.
The games remaining are what many Wahoo players are talking about.
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The Nextel Cup series heads to Talladega this weekend for the EA Sports 500.
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Over the weekend , former Winston Cup star Ernie Irvan spoke to Roanoke's Parkway Wesleyan Church. Irvan won 15 races in his career that ended in 1999. A horrific crash in 1994 at Michigan almost killed him. He raced again and is thankful he had the choice to retire or keep racing. His friend Rusty Wallace will retire next year.
Irvan is sad for his late, great friend who did not have that choice.
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Ervan, who never won a points championship, also commented on the Nextel Cup 10- race shootout system.
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