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There's word today from Iraq that militants have killed British hostage Kenneth Bigley.
But British officials still haven't confirmed it.
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And, authorities say one man was killed in a traffic accident this morning in Franklin County. [WX-Head]
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Another sun-filled afternoon with seasonable temperatures across southwest and central Virginia. The weekend forecast, plus a check on the fall foliage. That's all coming up.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.
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Authorities are investigating new reports that another foreign hostage has been beheaded in Iraq.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Arab and British television stations are reporting that an al- Qaida linked group killed British hostage Ken Bigley yesterday afternoon.
Stacy Case has more.
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Israeli officials say the deadly bombings in Egypt were mostly likely the work of al- Qaida.
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They say that information came today during an emergency Cabinet meeting.
At least 27 people were killed in the attacks, which hit popular tourist sites at the end of a Jewish holiday.
The attacks targeted resorts that were packed with Israeli tourists.
Officials say Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Egyptian leder Hosni Mubarak agreed they must fight terrorism together.
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A man from Goochland County died in an accident in Franklin County this morning.
State Police say the man lost control of his Jeep Cherokee on Route 40, flipped several times and was thrown out of the car.
Police say 24-year-old William Hermann of Manakin-Sabot (Suh- BOT) was not wearing a seat belt.
The accident happened just after midnight.
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Both President Bush and John Kerry are keeping a low profile as they prepare for tonight's debate.
The town hall format will allow for questions about domestic AND foreign issues- with Iraq likely taking center stage.
Jennifer Donelan has a preview.
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nats THE DEBATE IS STILL HOURS AWAY...BUT THE GLOVES HAVE BEEN OFF FOR DAYS NOW AS THE CANDIDATES TRADE PUNCHES...ABOUT WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION - OR LACK OF THEM IN IRAQ.

SOT: Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate

my fellow americans you don't make up reasons to go to war.

SOT. Bush

"My opponent says I made up reasons to go to war. Just who is trying to mislead the American people"
BOTH CANDIDATES WILL CERTAINLY FACE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE WAR TONIGHT. BUT UNLIKE AT THE FIRST DEBATE...WON BY SENATOR JOHN KERRY, ACCORDING TO POLLS...THIS FACE-OFF WILL INCLUDE DOMESTIC QUESTIONS. A JOBS REPORT ISSUED TODAY SHOWED WEAKER THAN EXPECTED GROWTH...LIKELY AMMUNITION FOR KERRY AS HE FIGHTS TO TURN A SLIGHT EDGE IN THE POLLS INTO A SOLID LEAD.
Standup - Jennifer Donelan The 90 minute town hall style bout will take place just outside the mainly democratic city of st. louis in the swing state of Missouri.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE GATEWAY ARCHSOME OF THE SIDEWALK TALK WAS ABOUT STYLE, PARTICULARLY PRESIDENTS BUSH APPEARANCE AT THE FIRST DEBATE. DEMOCRATS DUBBED IT THE SCOWL AND GROWL.
MOS - BILL WOLZ/VOTER: it would be nice to see one more self controlled but i'd like him to be more himself
BUT VOTERS ALSO WANT SUBSTANCE:
MOS - BEVERLY GARRETT/VOTER i think we need to focus more on job security, health care and issues here at home
TONIGHT'S QUESTIONS WILL BE ASKED BY VOTERS..ALL OF WHOM HAVE SAID THEY COULD BE SWAYED ONE WAY OR THE OTHER BY WHAT THEY HEAR. MILLIONS ARE EXPECTED TO WATCH. THE CANDIDATES DONT KNOW THE TOPICS, BUT WHATS AT STAKE IS CLEAR. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI.
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Still to come on the newscast. Martha Stewart accomplished something a little different this morning. She managed to sneak INTO prison unnoticed.
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Also one of the music world's most popular female performers cancels her tour after she is diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Saying it is clear opinions are split over his guilt, federal prosecutors have dropped all fraud and perjury charges against former D-Day Memorial Director Richard Burrow.
Their decision came just one day after a judge declared a second mistrial in the case.
Susan Bahorich has more.
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((Richard Burrow and his wife, Janet have gotten use to being escorted by lawyers- but Thursday was different.

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((JOHN LICHTENSTEIN, BURROW'S LAWYER: WE ARE OBVIOUSLY PLEASED THE GOVERNMENT HAS ASKED THE COURT TO DISMISS ALL CHARGES AGAINST RICHARD BURROW.)) [RUNS:07]
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After three-years and two trials, the US Attorney's office decided not to try Burrow for a third time. News the couple learned from their neighbors as they came home from lunch.

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((RICHARD BURROW, FORMER D-DAY MEMORIAL DIRECTOR: WE'VE LIVED DAY BY DAY, WE'VE NOT THOUGHT PAST THIS DAY. HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO MAKE A PLAN. NOW THAT'S WHAT WE'LL BE ABLE TO DO.)) [RUNS:11]
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Their plans are still up in the air, but Burrow says he passed his real estate exam last year, so that may be an option.
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((JANET BURROW, BURROW'S WIFE: HE IS A HERO TO ME. AND HE'S SUCH A LOVING MEMBER OF OUR FAMILY AND THE COMMUNITY... I'M JUST SO PROUD TO KNOW HIM.)) [RUNS:16]
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In the meantime, the family that's still digesting the news credits the community and lawyers with helping them get through it all.
SB, News 7, Roanoke.))

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Work crews from the Roanoke City Jail worked on cleaning up Victory Stadium today.
The fact that it is still in disrepair, nearly two weeks after major flooding, caused criticism and angry exchanges between Roanoke City council members yesterday.
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Parents of Patrick Henry students showed up at city hall to demand some answers.
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((CAROL BRASH/PATRICK HENRY HIGH SCHOOL PARENT: WE NEED TO BE THERE. WE NEED TO FORGET ABOUT POLITICS ABOUT WHETHER THIS STADIUM IS GOING TO STAY OR WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A NEW ONE AND FIX IT SO IT CAN BE USED NOW.))
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But city leaders strongly deny they're playing politics.
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((CHIP SNEAD/ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER: THE CITY MANAGER WOULD NOT TOLERATE COMPOUNDING AN ISSUE LIKE THIS BY DOING SOMETHING THAT WOULD PLAY TO A POLITICAL ISSUE ON EITHER SIDE OF THE ISSUE.))
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At least one council member disagrees.
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((BRIAN WISHNEFF/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: INSTEAD OF MAKING EVERY EFFORT TO CLEAN THE FIELD WE REALLY DID ALMOST NOTHING.))
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City leaders did say the field at Victory Stadium should be ready by this weekend, so Patrick Henry can play next Friday's game at home.
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Martha Stewart gave up her final few hours of freedom and arrived at prison early this morning to begin her five- month sentence.
On a Web site, she wrote an open letter, saying her lawyers will continue her appeal while she's behind bars in West Virginia.
Brian Andrews reports.
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Pkge: IN THE EARLY MORNING MIST A BLACK SUV DROVE THROUGH THE PRISON GATES FRIDAY...CARRYING MARTHA STEWART TO FIVE MONTHS OF CAPTIVITY. A SHORT TIME LATER THE BUREAU OF PRISONS ISSUES A STATEMENT CONFIRMING THAT THE TARNISHED CELEBRITY HOMEMAKER IS INSIDE.

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"YOU'RE FINGERPRINTED AND PHOTOGRAPHED AND GIVEN AN ID CARD WITH YOUR PRISON NUMBER."
STEWART RELEASED HER OWN STATEMENT ON THE INTERNET, SAYING ""Today marks the beginning of the end of a terrible experience, and I am now one step closer to getting this awful time behind me."
SHE WENT ON TO DISCUSS HER APPEAL, WHICH IS GAINING MOMENTUM. YESTERDAY HER LAWYERS ACCUSED THE GOVERNMENT OF WITHHOLDING EVIDENCE WHICH COULD HAVE LED TO AN ACQUITTAL.

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STEWART WAS CONVICTED OF LYING TO INVESTIGATORS ABOUT A STOCK SALE. SHE WILL SPEND THE NEXT FIVE MONTHS HERE AT THE FEDERAL PRISON CAMP IN ALDERSON, WEST VIRGINIA WHERE SHE IS NOT THE FIRST CELEBRITY INMATE

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"BILLIE HOLIDAY, SQUEAKY FROMME, SARA JANE MOORE...THEY'VE ALL BEEN UP THERE. (AND NOW MARTHA) AND NOW MARTHA."
BRIDGE: THE LOCALS ARE MAKING A FAST BUCK OFF OF THIS NOTORIETY, ONE BIZ MAN CHARGING MEDIA UP TO $700 TO PARK ON HIS PROPERTY.

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"WE LOVE HER, WE'RE SORRY SHE'S HERE AND WE HOPE SHE'LL TREAT HER RIGHT INSIDE."
STEWART WILL BE ASSIGNED A JOB IN FOOD SERVICES OR GROUNDS KEEPING WHERE SHE WILL MAKE UP TO FORTY CENTS AN HOUR. SHE WILL SHARE A ROOM CONSISTING OF A LOCKER AND A BUNK BED WITH AT LEAST ONE OTHER INMATE. THE PRISON GUARDS SAY SHE WILL BE TREATED LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.

SOT: KENT GILKERSON/PRISON GUARD UNION LEADER

IT'S NOT JUST HEY THEY'RE SITTING AROUND HAVING A GARDEN PARTY, THESE ARE STILL PEOPLE THAT THAT ARE SENTENCED UNDER FEDERAL GUIDELINES."
AND ONCE MARTHA IS RELEASED, SHE STILL FACES FIVE MORE MONTHS OF HOME CONFINEMENT IF HER APPEAL IS NOT SUCCESSFUL. BA SIG OUT. ))

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Melissa Etheridge has canceled her concert tour after a being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Her publicist says Etheridge will undergo surgery, and her doctors expect a ``speedy and complete recovery.''
Etheridge has already begun receiving treatment.
Her publicist says the cancer was spotted early.
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Not everyone is happy with the newest bar game in Salt Lake City.
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Goldfish racing. Coming up after the break we'll find out what people are saying about the sport.
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It's not exactly shooting fish in a barrel-- but it's close.
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A nightclub owner in Salt Lake City has invented the goldfish races.
The idea is to use a squirt gun to motivate your fish to swim down a trough of water faster than all the others.
But not everyone is a fan--
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((GENE BAIRSCHMIDT/HUMANE SOCIETY OF UTAH: WE BELIEVE THAT ANIMALS HAVE FEELINGS LIKE WE DO AND THEY WANT TO ENJOY LIFE. THEY CAN FEEL PAIN AND FEAR AND SO WE THINK WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPENS IT CAN MAKE PEOPLE FEEL POSSIBLY UNSYMPATHETIC TO ABUSE OF OTHER LIFE FORMS. )) ((KELLY PAYNE/CLUB OWNER:PRETTY MUCH WHAT WE'RE DOING IS WE BUY THESE GOLDFISH THAT WOULD BE FED TO OTHER FISH, BRING EM IN HERE, RACE THEM FOR AWHILE THEN WE FIND A NICE HOME FOR THEM. THEY GET TO TAKE THEM HOME. ))
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Payne says he came up with the idea for the races while visiting a pet store.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 28 points. The NASDAQ has lost 15.

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Comin up in sports, Micheal Vick gets the Falcons off to their best start in years.
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And the Wahoos continue to win games -- going five and 0 last night.
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In sports, Number ten Virginia is now 5-and-0 on the season after last night's win over Clemson. Steve Mason has all the highlights
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Michael Vick has the Falcons off to their first 4 and 0 start since 1986. A win Saturday over the Lions will mean the team is 5-and-oh for the first time in franchise history. Vick credits the success to a total team effort.
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Atlanta and Houston are tied at one game a piece in their N-L division series
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The Braves' Rafael Furcal socked a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the eleventh inning for the win. The best-of-five series now shifts to Houston for game three tomorrow night.
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In the other National League division matchup last night, Mike Matheny drove in four runs.
The Saint Louis Cardinals grabbed a 2-to-0 lead with their second straight 8-to-3 win over Los Angeles. The Cardinals can close out the best-of-five series tomorrow at Los Angeles.
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Week number six of high school football is ready to roll tonight. Here's the Friday Football Extra schedule, with the host teams listed on the bottom of each matchup.
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