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NOON-HEADLINES

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Coming up on News 7 at Noon,
Ten people are dead in southern Quebec after raging waters blast through neighborhoods,
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and six people are dead and many injured after a bomb rips through an airport in Pakistan.
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News 7 at Noon is next.

TWA-Crash


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Calmer waters today in the Atlantic should speed up recovery efforts in the crash of T-W-A flight 800.
A Coast Guard official says several ships and jets will be combing the crash site today.
Investigators will try to sink a video camera into the ocean to get a picture of a large object spotted by sonar.
They believe the object could be the 7-47's fuesalage.
If it is the fuselage, it could yield more bodies.
So far, the remains of 101 people have been recovered.
The plane was carrying 230.
Also missing are the plane's two flight recorders which could help explain the cause of the tragedy.
Liz Mullen joins us with the latest.
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(( IT'S A RACE AGAINST TIME FOR INVESTIGATORS AS THEY TRY TO REACH WHAT COULD BE THE MAIN BODY OF THE WRECKAGE OF FLIGHT 800. THERE IS NO CONCRETE PROOF THAT
A BOMB BLEW THE PLANE0 FROM THE SKY---BUT CHEMICAL RESIDUE LEFT BY EXPLOSIVES

BEGIN TO FADE AFTER A WEEK. NTSB VICE CHAIRMAN ROBERT FRANCIS BELIEVES THAT THE BLACK BOXES HOLD THE KEY TO THIS MYSTERY AND THEY WILL BE FOUND. ROBERT FRANCIS/VICE-CHAIRMAN NTSB: FINDING THE RECORDERS I WILL SAY WE ARE CONFIDENT--SOON--I WOULD BE SOMEWHAT LESS CONFIDENT--THEY ARE SOMETHING THAT WE VERY MUCH WANT TO HAVE. THEY ARE NOT COMETHING THAT'S ESSENTIAL FOR AN INVESTIGATION.
ATTEMPTS TO IDENTIFY A 15-FOOT SECTION OF WRECKAGE ON THE SEA FLOOR---WERE

TURNED BACK BY ROUGH SEAS--AND THE FAILURE OF A VIDEOTAPE CAMERA THAT WOULD HAVE MAPPED THE AREA. TO AID NOW IN THE SEARCH--ONE OF ONLY TWO NAVY RESCUE AND SALVAGE SHIPS OF ITS KIND ON THE EAST COAST IS ON ENROUTE FROM VIRGINIA BRINGING AN UNMANNED UNDERWATER ROBOT--WHICH COULD PROVE CRUCIAL IN THE THE LOCATION OF THE FUSELAGE ON THE OCEAN FLOOR. LT. JAMES MCPHERSON/US COAST GUARD: THE WEATHER IS BETTER. LIZ MULLEN: A NOON WATERONT PARK MEMORIAL SERVICE IS PLANNED AT SMITHTOWN PARK--ON A POINT OF LAND CLOSEST TO THE SITE WHERE THE JATE CRASHED INTO THE ATLANTIC.))
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chicago-Scare


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Less than a week after the T-W-A explosion there was a security scare last night at another major U-S airport.
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A crude pipe bomb was discovered at Chicago's O'Hare international airport.
The bomb squad safely detonated the device which was found laying on the tarmac of an air charter service.
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O'Hare Airport was already on heightened security after two separate bomb threats forced the search of three airplanes.
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Pakistan


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Meantime, a bomb in a briefcase has killed nine people at the international airport in Lahore (luh-HOHR'), Pakistan.
Another 20 people were seriously wounded.
Officials say the device was tucked under a concrete bench and set off either by a timer or by remote control.
The bomb is believed to be the work of terrorists trying to derail the government.

Quebec


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At least ten deaths are being blamed on flooding that's left much of southern Quebec under water.
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The rain caused a small dam to burst yestserday, washing houses downstream and sending thousands of people to emergency shelters.
At least four people were killed when their cars were swept into a river.
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Coming up on News 7 at Noon, officials are trying to find out why a teenager was electrocuted near a plant in Botetourt County,
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and in Nebraska, rescue dogs are being brought in to help find a missing worker after an explosion destroys a sugar plant.
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River-Ax


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Officials are trying to figure out why a 15-year-old boy was electrocuted on the banks of the James River in Botetourt County.
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Eric Bowden of Green Bay Wisconsin, his brother, and three other friends were apparently fishing in the river yesterday near the James River Limestone Plant.
Police say Bowden was up to his ankles in water when he apparently stepped on or near a submerged live wire.
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They say the wire was attached to a water pump owned by the plant.
Eric and his brother were visiting relatives in the area.

Plant-fire


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Trained police dogs will be used today in Nebraska to help find a man trapped at a sugar plant following an explosion and fire.
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But rescue workers offer little hope the man will be found alive.
The blast left 15 people injured, leveled seven 150-foot-tall silos and spewed debris and sugar up to a mile away.
Officials estimate the damage in the tens of millions of dollars.
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DOWNEY


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After a weekend in jail, Robert Downey Junior has a court hearing today.
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The 31- year- old actor will be arraigned on charges related to his arrest Saturday, when he walked out of a court-ordered drug treatment program.
It was Downey's third arrest in less than a month.
He was picked up June 23rd for investigation of drug and weapons charges.
And last Tuesday he was in custody again after he was found asleep in a neighbor's home, allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance.
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Mugger


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An alleged mugger is under arrest in New York -- but that may be the least of his problems.
It turns out the 94-year-old victim of the mugging is the mother of the reputed head of the country's most powerful crime family.
A police officer tells the "New York Post" that when police told the mugging suspect the identity of the victim he was stunned.
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Still to come on News 7,
A 14-year-old sets sail to break a record,
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and we'll show you some other youngsters who are getting a second chance at life - thanks to a dedicated volunteer.
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Dole


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Republican Presidential candidate Bob Dole is 73 today.
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On the eve of his birthday his campaign released medical records to show age is not a concern in the race for the White House.
The records show Dole has low blood pressure, no signs of heart disease, and a low cholesterol level.
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SOLO-SAILOR


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A 14-year-old Japanese boy is aiming to become the youngest person to sail across the Pacific Ocean alone.
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Subaru Takahashi set sail today for a trip from Tokyo to San Francisco.
He predicts the solo voyage will take about 50 days, but is bringing enough supplies for 70 days.
Takahashi's support group will help him on his journey from their base in Japan, via a communications satellite and radio system.
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WILDLIFE


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Meantime, some other youngsters are taking to the sky after being rehabilitated at the Roanoke Wildlife Rescue.
Denise Allen and photographer Rob Monroe take us on a tour.
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((Dorothy Runion has a gift.
She takes injure wild animals, that are not expected to live, and helps them thrive.
She with the help of 18 volunteers, runs the Roanoke WildLife Rescue.
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Runion's home IS the wildlife rescue.
She's taken in animals from as far a way as Bristol.
Runion works for a veterinarian and has taken courses in wildlife rescue.
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The operation runs on donations and money that is earned through speaking engagements.
But not all of these animals can returned to the wild.
These prairie dogs were once pets, but are now stars of the organization's educational programs.
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((MOST OF OUR WILDLIFE IF FROM VIRGINIA. IT'S NICE TO HAVE A FEW THINGS YOU CAN SHOW THAT COME FROM OTHER AREAS.))
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STAND UP tape 2 15:41:46 DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: LAST YEAR ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE RETURNED MORE THAN 700 ANIMALS TO THEIR NATURAL HABITAT. THESE RACCOONS WILL HAVE THEIR TURN SOON. DOROTHY RUNION SAYS WHEN THE JOB IS DONE THESE ANIMALS PAY THEIR BILLS WITH APPRECIATION.
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((YOU THINK A WILD ANIMAL IS JUST GOING TO BOLT AS SOON AS THEY KNOW THEY HAVE FREEDOM, BUT EACH OF THEM AT SOME POINT IN TIME TAKES A MOMENT TO TURN AROUND AND GIVE YOU A LOOK SAYING I REALLY APPRECIATE WHO YOU ARE.))
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((STACEY KESSINGER/ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE VOLUNTEER: WE OWE IT TO THESE GUYS TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO HELP THEM. A LOT THE ANIMALS WE HAVE HERE ARE HERE BECAUSE OF MAN.))
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These volunteer rescue workers say the animals reach out to them in a very special way.
And under the watchful eyes of Runion the volunteers say they've learned respect for all living things.
They say it's a gift the animals give to them before they fly a way.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Media-General


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For the second time in nearly two years, the company that owns Roanoke station WSLS-TV has been sold.
Media General, which owns the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has purchased Park Acquisitions for 710- million- dollars.
The purchase includes
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ten network affiliated television stations, 28 daily newspapers and 82 weekly newspapers.
The deal is expected to be completed by January 1st, 1997, pending regulatory approval.
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Media General is apparently in a pretty aggressive purchasing mode.
It recently bought the Danville Register and Bee and the Lynchburg News and Advance newspapers.
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HONDA-SUIT


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Nearly 50 Honda dealers are suing the automaker.
The Baltimore "Sun" reports the dealers accuse American Honda Motor Company of looking the other way while a company manager forced them to pay kickbacks for lucrative dealerships and scarce but hot-selling cars.
The dealers claim they lost millions of dollars.
The company is charged with allowing the scheme to develop into a 15-million-dollar bribery racket.
Honda denies its top executives knew about the scheme.


First-Union


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The Olympics isn't the only place where the passing of the torch has been completed.
It has also taken place at the largest bank in our area.
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The board of directors at First Union's Virginia, Maryland and Washington D-C operations has elected Ben Jenkins as its new chairman.
That position was formerly held by Warner Dalhouse, who retired last month.
Dalhouse had held that post ever since Dominion Bankshares, the bank he chaired, was taken over by First Union in 1993.
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7/22-Common-Sense


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Do you know how much you're worth? It's not that hard to find out.
Len Besthoff explains how to tally up all of your belongings.
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((In this week's edition of Common Sense, Certified Financial Planner David Cissel will tell us about one of the most important steps in planning your finances, and that is determining your net worth.))
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((DAVID CISSEL/CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER: WELL THE FIRST THING YOU NEED TO DO IS GATHER SOME RECORDS. YOU NEED TO GATHER YOUR BANK ACCOUNT STATEMENTS, ANY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT STATEMENTS YOU HAVE, GET INFORMATION FROM YOUR EMPLOYER ABOUT INVESTMENT FUNDS AND RETIREMENT FUNDS, RETIREMENT FUNDS. IF YOU OWN A HOME HOW MUCH YOUR HOUSE IS WORTH, MAYBE THE VALUE OF YOUR AUTOMOBILES. THEN YOU ADD ALL THOSE UP AND THAT SHOWS YOU HOW MUCH YOU OWN. THEN THE NEXT STEP IS TO FIND OUT HOW MUCH YOU OWE. SO YOU WANNA LOOK AT CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS, YOUR MORTGAGE BALANCE, ANY OUTSTANDING BILLS YOU HAVE. AND THEN YOU SIMPLY SUBTRACT WHAT YOU OWN FROM THE VALUE OF WHAT YOU OWE, AND THAT WILL SHOW WHAT YOUR NET WORTH IS.))
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Stocks


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Stocks are on the downside today, with transportation and technology shares leading the declines.
Analysts say investors' confidence levels remain shaky after last week's selloff.
On Wall Street at noon the Dow was DOWN more than 42 points.
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Stick around -
We'll tell you why American Janet Evans won't be in tonight's 400-meter freestyle finals at the Olympics,
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and Salem crushes Wilmington last night at Memorial Stadium.
Patrick will have the highlights when News 7 returns.
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Johnson


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Earvin "Magic" Johnson may come out of retirement once again to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Johnson said on national television this morning that the Lakers' acquisition of center Shaquille O'Neal has inspired him to play again.

Avalanche


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The Salem Avalanche rolls over the Blue Rocks.
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The Avalanche gets on the board in the bottom of the first.
Nate Holdren hits a high bouncer into left center field scoring John Guidice.
Salem has a one to nothing lead.
Wilmington comes back in the second.
Donovan Delaney singles down the third base line scoring a runner and the Rocks tie the game at one.
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Kyle Houser hits a shot to right field for a double, scoring two runs.
Salem goes on to win big 13 to 7.
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Race


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Rusty Wallace breaks the track record with an average speed of 144-point-892 miles per hour at the Miller 500.
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Geoff Bodine leads the race during green flag pit stops on lap 44.
But the dominant car belongs to pole setter Mark Martin.
He pulls back in front and leads the race with Ernie Irvan in second place.
Then after another round of green flag pit stops, Irvan returns the favor.
He passes Martin for the lead just before the halfway point.
Jeff Gordon, who usually runs strong at Pocono, struggles in 8th place after the halfway mark.
And points leader Dale Earnhardt runs 15th before making a pit stop.
Martin is the car to beat but he has air gun problems when he pits on the third caution of the day.
Wallace takes the lead with less than 30 laps to go.
He survives a fourth caution to take the checkered flag -- winning his fourth race of the season.
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Ricky Rudd was second, Dale Jarrett third, Irvan fourth and Johnny Benson fifth.

Dolan


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Ironically enough, the Olympic swimmer who holds the world record in the 400- meter freestyle has failed to qualify for tonight's finals.
Janet Evans is trying to become the second American woman to win five gold medals.
She'll also be competing in the 800-meter freestyle.
Meantime, a swimmer from Virginia is the first American to strike gold in Atlanta.
Tom Dolan of Arlington won a gold medal yesterday, winning the men's 400 meter individual medley.
The second gold also came in swimming -- in the men's 800-meter freestyle relay.

RVCS-Band


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A group of high schoolers from Roanoke is Atlanta bound.
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The Roanoke Valley Christian School Symphony Band has been selected by the mayor's office of Atlanta to perform during the games.
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It's all part of the "Music in the Parks" program.
Roanoke Valley Christian School was selected from thousands of schools across the country.
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((JOHN FURROW/CONDUCTOR: PARK CALLED WOODRUFF PARK. IT'S DESIGNED TO GIVE FREE ENTERTAINMENT FOR WHO EVER HAS TICKETS AS THEY JUST WAIT AROUND TO DO SOMETHING ALL DAY. AND THE NEXT ONE IS IN COCA COLA OLYMPICS CITY WHICH IS INSIDE THE RING AND THAT WILL BE MORE ATHLETES AND ALSO TICKET HOLDERS.))
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The band left for Atlanta at seven this morning.
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And that's it for News 7 at Noon. Thanks for joining us. SS=none