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NOON-HEADLINES

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Officials hope to know soon what killed actress and model Margaux Hemingway,
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ANCHOR=Melanie

and arrest number 13 is made in connection with the militia accused of plotting to blow up federal buildings.
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Severe storms rumble through West Virginia, and we have thunderstorms on tap for our afternoon forecast. Tomorrow brings a change in the weather. I'll have all the details coming up.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Don't go away News 7 at Noon is next.

Militia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net B
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Another person has been arrested in connection with the so-called "Viper Militia" in Arizona.
Police made a 13th arrest late last night.
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Twelve other suspects were taken into custody earlier yesterday.
The U-S attorney in Arizona said the group is suspected of plotting to bomb the Phoenix police headquarters, and buildings that house the F-B-I, the Secret Service, I-R-S and A-T-F, as well as the Arizona National Guard.
Officials say the evidence against the men includes a videotape that depicts targets and discusses methods of attack.
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((JANET NAPOLITANO-U.S. ATTORNEY FOR ARIZONA: THE VOICE-OVER OF THE VIDEO TAPE PROVIDES ADVICE ON HOW TO ACTUALLY COLLAPSE THE BUILDING, HOW TO ENTER AND TAKE THE BUILDING, WHERE TO PLACE ANTI-PERSONNEL DEVICES WITHIN THE BUILDING, HOW TO CUT THE WATER AND POWER SUPPLIES TO THE BUILDING, AND WHAT SUGGESTED DIVERSIONARY TACTICS WOULD BE.))
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Investigators also found 400 pounds of ammonium nitrate and other bomb-making components at a house in a Phoenix suburb.
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Hemingway


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
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The agent for Margeaux Hemingway suggests an epileptic seizure may have contributed to the actress's death.
Ernest Hemingway's 41-year-old granddaughter was found dead in her California beach house yesterday.
Mary Grady reports.
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MENENDEZ


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
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Lyle and Erik Menendez return to a Los Angeles courtroom today to be sentenced for killing their wealthy parents seven years ago.
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Following their conviction in April, a jury recommended life without parole rather than execution.
The judge generally follows the jury's recommendation.
Meantime, Lyle Menendez was hoping to get married yesterday but a logistical battle postponed the ceremony.
The sheriff's department says the sentencing judge has to perform such a marriage.
But Lyle's attorney says Lyle doesn't want to be married by the person responsible for his conviction. 4:17:22
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((LESLIE ABRAHAMS/MENENDEZ ATTOREY:THEY HAVE BEEN SUBJECT TO THE WORST KIND OF SCANDAL FOR SIX YEARS AND THIS IS THE ULTIMATE RESULT, THIS POOR GUY CAN'T EVEN GET MARRIED. ))
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Lyle met his bride-to-be after she wrote to him in jail.
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Roanoke-Indictments


ANCHOR=mel
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-57
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A murder indictment has been handed down against a Roanoke woman.
28- year- old Veronica Janine Via has been charged with murdering her 2- week old baby.
Via said she couldn't raise her daughter alone... so she decided to-- quote-- "send her to a better place."
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((DON CALDWELL/ROANOKE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: RECENTLY, THE MOTHER GAVE A STATEMENT ADMITTING THAT SHE HAD ABUSED THE CHILD AND BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS DEATH, SO WE PROCEED TO TAKE THE CHARGE DIRECTLY TO THE GRAND JURY. ))
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Caldwell says Via has until the end of the week to post a 20- thousand dollar bond.
Otherwise she must turn herself into authorities.
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An indictment has been handed down in another Roanoke murder case.
Last year, 19- year- old Antoine Leroy Wilkerson was found inside a parked car with numerous gun shot wounds to his stomach.
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20- year- old Terry Wayne Stephens has now been charged in the killing.
He's currently behind bars on 100- thousand dollars bond.

Neighbors-Bell


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Also in court --
Two Roanoke City sheriff's deputies have been cleared of charges of sexual misconduct.
Joe Dashiell has that story.
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((LARRY NEIGHBORS/DEFENDANT: I'M JUST GLAD IT'S OVER WITH AND I'M GLAD THE PUBLIC IS FINALLY FINDING OUT THE FULL TRUTH.)) ((DAVID BELL/DEFENDANT: IT'S BEEN A TOTAL HELL, I'LL TELL YOU. IT'S PUT US THROUGH A LOT, BUT IT'S OVER AND I JUST WANT TO GET ON WITH MY LIFE.))
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The two deputies say they're pleased a fourteen- month ordeal is over.
For their accuser Ronlyn Eaton, the decision was a bitter disappointment.
She claimed the men offered her a ride home from a Roanoke bar in May of 1995, then forced her to have sex with them.
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((PEOPLE TAKE CARE OF THEIR OWN AND THEY THOUGHT THAT MAYBE BECAUSE OF WHO I WAS THAT MAYBE THEY WOULD BE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH IT. UNFORTUNATELY THEY DID, BUT I JUST HOPE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN TO ANYONE ELSE.))
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While the judge raised questions about the deputies' behavior that night, he said there were too many inconsistencies in Eaton's story to convict the men.
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((BOB BUSHNELL/PROSECUTOR: I'VE GOT SOME CONCERNS ABOUT THE WAY MR. BELL AND MR. NEIGHBORS CONDUCTED THEMSELVES ON THIS EVENING WITH MS. EATON, BUT I THINK THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF ROANOKE HAVE A LOT OT BE PROUD OF WITH REGARD TO THE WAY THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AND THE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT HAVE INVESTIGATED THESE ALLEGATIONS.))
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After more than a year of unpaid leave, the deputies say they hope to return to their jobs.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))
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Still to come on News 7,
A new home is found for the Roanoke Valley's Habitat For Humanity,
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and we'll show you a demonstration that will blow you away.
A consumers group has a warning for those who plan to have a blast this fourth of July.
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Family-Services


ANCHOR=mele
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-50
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Family Service of Roanoke Valley announced today that it now manages the Teen Outreach Program...or TOP.
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The program targets at-risk teens.
It helps to lower truancy rates, teen pregnancies and crime among youngsters.
The program also offers classes dealing with conflict-resolution and decision-making skills.
But, one student in the program prefers the community outreach actvities.
She says the activities show teens in a more positive light.
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((LUCY TORRES/WILLIAM FLEMMING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT; I THINK IT'S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG ADULTS, TEENS TO SHOW THAT WE'RE NOT THE BAD GUYS IN THE COMMUNITY. IT SHOWS WE CAN GO OUT AND DO SOMETHING, GIVE SOMETHING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY.))
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TOP started in 1990 at Patrick Henry High School.
Then it worked with about 30 students.
It now has three times as many.
New management will mean more money for the program.
United Way plans to up its funding next year to 15- thousand dollars.
That's double its previous level.

Habitat


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=12
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-45
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When New River Electrical Corporation moved to new offices in Cloverdale, the company could have sold its old location in Roanoke.
Instead, it donated the 12- thousand square foot warehouse to Habitat for Humanity.
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New River Electrical occupied the building on Cleveland Avenue for 35 years.
Now, Habitat for Humanity can bring its volunteers and staff together in one building, and store materials for the homes the group is building in the area.
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((IF WE COULD HAVE BOUGHT SOME MORE LAND, WE'D STILL BE HERE OURSELVES, BUT THINGS DIDN'T WORK OUT THAT WAY. WE'VE MADE SOME OTHER CHOICES AND WE'RE NOW IN CLOVERDALE VIRGINIA, BUT THEY'VE ALREADY DONE A LOT IN THE RENOVATION SO I'M SURE THEY'LL MAKE GOOD USE OF IT.))
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Officials plan to use the building as a regional warehouse for Habitat groups throughout western Virginia.
They say the building and its contents amount to a gift of about 200- thousand dollars.

Olestra


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=mel
TAPE#none
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Federal regulators may be taking a closer look at the fat substitute Olestra.
A consumer group claims Olestra is making people sick.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest says close to 200 people in the Midwest got diarrhea after eating potato chips made of olestra.
It wants the product banned.
Olestra maker Proctor and Gamble denies the claims.
It spent 25 years and 200 million dollars developing Olestra.

fireworks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


From concerns about fake fat to concerns about fireworks --
Too much of a bang can make your Fourth of July a bust.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has words of caution today on fireworks.
The agency says roughly 12-thousand people were hurt last year in incidents involving fireworks.
Almost 40 percent of the victims were under the age of 15.
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(( ANN BROWN/COMMISSION CHAIRWOMAN:FIREWORKS CAN ADD FUN AN EXCITEMENT TO HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, BUT FIREWORKS CAN ALSO TURN A BACK YARD CELEBRATION INTO A RUSH TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM. ))
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Brown says the basics still apply, such as keeping young children away from all fireworks.
She says even sparklers can cause injuries.
She adds the safest way to see fireworks is to watch a professionally run display.
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When we return-
Many thanks is the prescription for a Rockbridge County doctor as his patients say goodbye,
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and farm land of the first U-S President will stay vacant for now, as Wal-Mart says it may put down roots at a different site.
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Glasgow-Doctor


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-48
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The McClung tradition in Rockbridge County has come to a close.
Three generations of doctors have served the area for nearly 150 years, but yesterday marked the end of an era.
Jay Moore has the story.
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(( It was an unusual size for a thank you note...but one well deserved for the man who has served Rockbridge County for more than 46 years.
Patients spent most of the afternoon thanking and hugging John McClung for his contribution to the medical profession.
The 72- year- old was born and raised in Rockbridge County.
That and the fact other members of his family served as physicians in the area kept him in Glasgow.
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((JOHN MCCLUNG: MY GRAND DADDY WAS IN FAIRFIELD FOR 50 YEARS. MY DADDY WAS IN LEXINGTON FOR ABOUT 50 YEARS AND I'VE BEEN HERE ABOUT 50 YEARS. IT'S SORT OF A TRADITION. ))
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McClung very seldom took more than two weeks off a year.
Some patients say that kind of dedication saved their life.
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((ISABELLE TURNER: I HAVE TO PRAISE THE BRIDGE THAT BROUGHT ME ACROSS AND HE HAS BEEN WONDERFUL TO ME AND MY FAMILY. ))
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McClung has been wanting to retire for the more than six years...but wouldn't do so until finding just the right doctor to take his practice.
In doing that he found Doctor Michael Bisgrove who McClung says will receive the same support as he has over the years.
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((MCCLUNG: GLASGOW IS A NICE COMMUNITY AND THE PEOPLE HAVE ALWAYS TREATED ME WELL. I'VE ENJOYED TAKING CARE OF THEM.))
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((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: AND WHILE DOCTOR MCCLUNG IS LOSING HIS PATIENTS HE'S HOPING HIS WIFE WILL HAVE PLENTY OF THOSE FOR HIM IN THE DAYS TO COME. IN GLASGOW, JAY MOORE, NEWS 7.)) ))
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Stafford-Walmart


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of ferry-farm 96-12
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Wal-Mart Stores will likely give up plans to build a store on a portion of the farm where George Washington grew up.
A Wal-Mart spokesman says the company is willing to swap the site for another nearby, under certain conditions.
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Plans for the store drew national criticism, although the land was zoned for commercial development.
Wal-Mart's announcement means the Stafford County Board of Supervisors will not vote on the project as planned tonight.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
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Stocks are retreating from yesterday's big gains.
Analysts say investors turned cautious prior to the start of a two day meeting by the Federal Reserve on interest rates.
And both the stock and bond markets added to their losses after the government reported a big jump in new home sales in May.
At noon, the Dow was DOWN 21 points.

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Stick around - Patrick has sports next, including the latest standings at Wimbledon,
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and a Laker star backs away from his retirement plans and accepts a spot with the Charlotte Hornets.
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Wimbledon


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
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If you plan to tune into Wimbledon today you might want to turn down your set because we have some match results to report..
Top seed Pete Sampras moved into the Wimbledon QUARTERFINALS with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 over Cedric Pioline (pee-oh-LEEN').
17TH seed Richard Krajicek (KRY'-chehk) of the Netherlands defeated tenth seed Michael Stich in straight sets.
Other winners on the men's side include 13th seed Todd Martin and fellow American MaliVai Washington.
Top seed and defending champion Steffi Graf has moved into the Wimbledon SEMIFINALS with a 6-3, 6-2 win over sixth seed Jana Novotna (YAH'-nah noh-VAHT'-nah).
And fourth seed Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Meredith McGrath also advanced into the semis.


NHL


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6=9
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The National Hockey League's newest renamed and relocated franchise named its head coach last night.
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The Phoenix Coyotes, who have the most progressive logo in the league, now have new head coach Don Hay, the former Calgary Flame assistant.
Hay replaces Terry Simpson who was fired at the end of last season, when the team was still in Winnipeg and still known as the Jets.
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Hornets


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-6
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It looks like the Hornets will finally get Lakers center Vlade Divac afterall.
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After stating last week that he would rather retire than play in Charlotte, Divac decided this week that he would rather play in Charlotte than starve.
If he goes to Charlotte, the Lakers get the rights to Kobe Bryant and lots of room under the salary cap.
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Daytona


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-33
GRAPHIC=DAYTONA LOGO


After a week off, the Winston Cup stars are on their way to Daytona for the annual Fourth of July weekend bash at the beach.
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Two of the favorites to take the checkered flag in Saturday's Firecracker 400 are Dale Jarrett, and Jeff Gordon.
Jarrett won the Daytona 500 back in February in convincing fashion, while Gordon is the defending race champ in the Firecracker.
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((JEFF GORDON/1995 FIRECRACKER 400 CHAMP:)) ((DALE JARRETT/TWO TIME DAYTONA 500 WINNER:))
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One driver who won't be on the scene at Daytona is Steve Grissom.
Diamond Ridge Motorsports dumped Grissom last night and replaced him with Greg Sacks for the Firecracker.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=amo
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Also coming up tonight on Health Check --
A few summer holiday warnings-- with precautions for water, sun and more on fireworks safety.
Hopefully you can squeeze some fun out of the Fourth of July despite all the hazards!
Join us for the latest news, sports and weather today-- coming up on News 7 at FIVE and SIX. Thanks for joining us.