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President Clinton signs a bill this morning limiting trade with Iran, Libya and other countries that support terrorism.
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A published report indicates the CIA may be looking to Iran in connection with the crash of TWA Flight 800.
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Don't go away. News 7 at Noon is next.

Terrorism


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President Clinton has signed legislation that slaps sanctions on foreign businesses that invest in the oil industries of Iran and Libya, two countries that support terrorism.
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((IRAN AND LIBYA SANCTIONS BILL WILL HELP DENY THOSE COUNTRIES THE MONEY THEY NEED TO FINANCE INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM. IT WILL LIMIT RESOURCES NECESSARY TO OBTAIN WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. IT WILL HEIGHTEN PRESSURE ON LIBYA TO EXTRADITE THE SUSPECTS OF PAN AM FLIGHT 103. ))
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The President says he is getting more cooperation in isolating Iran and Libya, but many U-S allies are opposed to the bill saying it amounts to U-S interference with their own trade policies.
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TWA


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
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Published reports say the C-I-A is now looking to Iran in connection with the crash of T-W-A Flight 800.
"Time" Magazine cites U-S intelligence sources who say terrorists may have met in Iran a month before the explosion and approved the attack.
The cockpit of T-W-A Flight 800 is now being examined after being pulled from the water off Long Island's coast this weekend.
Diana Olick reports.
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(( With a major piece of the Boeing 747 now on shore, investigators hope to be able to solve the puzzle of what happened to Flight 800. ROBERT FRANCIS/NTSB: IT'S ABOUT AS TALL AS I AM AND IT'S JUST A MASS OF SPAGHETTI LIKE WIRES AND DIALS AND PARTS OF SEATS, INSTRUMENTS, FUSE BOXES AND SWITCHES. Officials say when they brought the cockpit in late saturday it was barely recognizable, and it will be a major chore combing through what they call the nerve center of the plane. JAMES KALLSTROM/FBI: TO SEE THAT MASS OF JUMBLE OF WIRES CERTAINLY BROUGHT HOME TO ME HOW DIFFICULT IT'S GOING TO BE IF THE REST OF THE FRONT OF THE PLANE LOOKS LIKE THAT. Divers continue to bring up wreckage and as larger pieces are removed, they are finding more victims underneath. At least 194 bodies have been recovered, leaving 36 still missing. But the process is slow. Former federal Prosecuter Michael Cherkasky worked on the world trade center bombing. MICHAEL CHERKASKY/FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR: THIS IS A LONG DISTANCE MARATHON, THAT YOU HAVE TO BE PREPARED DAY IN AND DAY OUT TO BRING THE SAME KIND OF INTELLECT AND THOROUGHNESS THE NEXT DAY BECAUSE IF YOU DON'T YOU'LL MISS SOMETHING. DIANA OLICK/CBS NEWS: Investigators are not giving a time table for determining the cause of the crash. But the good weather over the weekend quickened the salvage process and with some large pieces now recovered they are clearly optimstic. do, cbsn, shin, li. ))

Hall


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An Ohio grand jury will hear a report later today concerning the deadly fireworks fire last month.
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Nine people were killed.
Investigators say the sprinkler system at a fireworks store in Scottown had been turned off when the blaze broke out July third.
The grand jury will hear the results of an investigation into why the system was shut down and who turned it off.
The panel will also review charges against 24-year old Todd Hall, the man who allegedly started the blaze by lighting a firecracker.
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Lawsuit


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WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-54
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Was an airline ticket agent dismissed because she was pregnant?
Tammy Engel claims that's why Mesaba (MUH-SAH-BAH) Northwest Airlink at the Roanoke Regional Airport fired her.
Engel's attorney says she had a flawless employment record before losing her job last year.
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((TERRY GRIMES/ENGEL'S ATTORNEY: ONE PIECE OF EVIDENCE YOU LOOK FOR IS WAS SHE TERMINATED DURING HER PREGNANCY BEFORE SHE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO GO ON MATERNITY LEAVE. THAT BEGS THE QUESTION WHY. WHY WAS SHE LET GO NOW, NOT EARLIER OR SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD? THAT RAISES THE INFERENCE OF PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION.))
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Grimes says his client is seeking restitution.
Company officials were not available for comment.

Pot-Prison


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The first three of ten conspirators in a major marijuana ring in the Roanoke Valley report to prison today.
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Investigators spent four years unraveling the operation.
According to police, the ring turned middle-class homes into pot-growing plantations for a potent strain of the weed.
Among the group's organizers was the president of a local flower club.
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wythe-fatal


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A Wytheville man was killed last night when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck.
State police say 25-year old Timmy Lee Blessing was driving at a high rate of speed on Route 52 North in Wythe County when he ran into a pickup truck.
The accident happened about nine o'clock.
Blessing died about an hour later at Wythe County Community Hospital.
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Still to come on news 7,
What role will Governor Allen play in next week's Republican National Convention?
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And as San Diego gears up for the GOP convention, Atlanta is gearing down.
The olympics ended with a bang last night.
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Dole


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WRITER=bmy
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Republican Presidential candidate Bob Dole is expected to announce his new economic plan today in Chicago.
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The plan calls for an across-the-board tax cut of 15-percent, a cut in the capital gains tax of 50-percent and a 500-dollar-per-child tax break for families.
The campaign says it would cost about 550 billion dollars over six years.
The White House is attacking Dole's plan saying it would balloon the deficit.
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allen


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Governor George Allen won't be among the ten governors asked by the Republican National Committee to address next week's Republican National Convention.
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The head of the Virginia G-O-P says Allen never lobbied for the speaking engagement.
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The Governor will have a more low profile role as one of several caucus chairmen for the Dole campaign.
Allen's press secretary says the governor was scheduled to speak, but the convention decided to focus on nonelected "regular" people.

Goodlatte-Warner


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With Congress taking a break until after Labor Day, politicians are using the time to get their re- election campaigns in full swing.
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Republicans Bob Goodlatte and John Warner are making the rounds between Roanoke, Lynchburg and Lexington today.
Both say they're running on their records, something Senator Warner says his opponent can't claim.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: I'M PROUD OF WHAT I'VE DONE OVER THESE YEARS AND MY OPPONENT SORT OF RUNS FRO HIS PAST, AND THAT'S GOING TO BE THE KEY TO THIS RACE. WHO IS MY OPPONENT AND WHAT DOES HE STAND FOR? AND MOST IMPORTANTLY HAS HE HAD ANY EXPERIENCE RELATED TO THE JOB THAT HAS TO BE PERFORMED IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE.))
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Warner and Goodlatte's stop in Lynchburg today included a visit to the city's largest employer, the Ericsson Corporation.
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Mark-Warner


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U-S Senate hopeful Democrat Mark Warner says when it comes to the welfare bill, he does have a few reservations.
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((MARK WARNER/DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CANDIDATE; ONE OF MY CONCERNS WITH THE WELFARE LEGISLATION IS THAT WE DIDN'T INVITE THE PRIVATE SECTOR INTO THE DISCUSSION EARLIER ENOUGH BECAUSE WHAT WE WANT THESE PEOPLE TO TRANSITION TO IS FROM WELFARE INTO PRIVATE SECTOR JOBS. AND, TO DO THAT AT THE TABLE AS WELL.))
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Warner made the comments while campaigning through the Roanoke area.
He toured the Brambleton Center trying to pick-up more votes and a last minute game of basketball.
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A News-7/Mason Dixon poll released last week, revealed less than 30 percent of voters would back him for the Senate.

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When News 7 Returns,
A common sense approach to investing.
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And we'll take to the skies of Pulaski County with a look at these unique flying machines.
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Olympic


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For Atlanta, today begins life after the Olympics.
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Last night, at the city's send-off celebration, athletes flooded the field, laughing, dancing and hugging.
The more than 80-thousand spectators who packed the stadium also paused for a moment of silence to remember the victims of last weekend's bombing.
The Olympic mantle now falls to Sydney, Australia, which hosts the summer games in the year two-thousand.
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FLYING-ACES


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TAPE# 96-66
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A group of Pulaski County aviators takes to the wild blue yonder every weekend.
The planes soar to new heights, but the pilots never leave the ground.
Denise Allen took a flight with the Flying Aces and has the story.
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((DON WILSON/FLYING ACES VICE PRESIDENT: LOOPS, SPINS, SHONDELLS, ROLLS, WHATEVER. THEY'LL DO IT ALL.))
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These are the Flying Aces.
Members rent a lot at the New River Valley Industrial Park, where every weekend they take to the air.
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((WILSON: YOUR BASIC PLANE WOULD PROBABLY BE MORE LIKE THREE TO 350 AND THAT COULD PUT YOU FLYING WITH A BRAND NEW AIRPLANE.))
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The planes are built from kits.
And each member takes pride in the finished product.
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((ROGER VASS/FLYING ACES: GLUE IT, COVER IT, PUT A MOTOR ON IT. PUT A RADIO IN AND GET IT TO DO WHAT YOU WANT IT TO DO. IT'S A FANTASTIC FEELING TO SEE IT LIFT OFF THE GROUND.))
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DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: THE AERONAUTIC ACROBATICS ARE AMAZING, BUT YOU DON'T BECOME A TOP GUN OVER NIGHT.
IT TAKES A LOT OF TRAINING TO BECOME A MODEL PILOT.
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Trainers instruct new pilots like me with linked radio remote controllers.
If the student is heading for a crash the trainer assumes control.
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The Flying Aces are 40 members strong.
They say the model plane clubs are cropping up all over the country.
And they're hoping more people will take to the sky by joining their club.
Denise Allen News 7.)) WEATHER
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First-Colony


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One of Lynchburg's largest employers will soon have a new owner.
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G-E Capital has signed an agreement to take over The First Colony Life Insurance Corporation.
The company has upwards of 800 employees in Lynchburg.
G-E Capital is a subsidiary of General Electric.
G-E Capital says the purchase of First Colony will be a tremendous addition to its current insurance and savings programs.
No word on how this will affect First Colony's workforce.
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Common-Sense


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Once your debts are paid and credit card bills are at a minimum, you might start thinking about investing.
Len Besthoff offers an easy way to get started.
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((In this week's edition of Common Sense, Certified Financial Planner David Cissel will explain why when you are ready to invest, the first place to go is your company's 401k plan.))
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((DAVID CISSEL/CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER: WELL I THINK A 401K PLAN, IF YOUR EMPLOYER HAS ONE, IS JUST AN EXCELLENT WAY TO SAVE MONEY. IT'S A WAY TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF INVESTMENTS THAT YOU HAVE, AND AT THE SAME TIME, YOU GET A TAX BENEFIT OUT OF IT. IT'S A GREAT WAY TO SAVE. ))
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((CISSEL: YOU DON'T PAY TAXES ON MONEY THAT'S PUT AWAY IN THE 401K PLAN UNTIL YOU TAKE THAT MONEY OUT OF THE ACCOUNT. HOPEFULLY AT RETIREMENT. SO THE MONEY THAT YOU PLACE IN THE PLAN IS ACTUALLY SUBSTRACTED FROM THE AMOUNT THAT'S GONNA SHOW UP ON YOUR W-2 AT THE END OF THE TAX YEAR. ))
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Cissel (SISS-UHL) says if you do decide to invest in a 401-K, the percentage you take out of your paycheck should be whatever you're comfortable with.
He says the key is to gradually increase the percentage until you reach the maximum allowed in the plan.

Stocks


ANCHOR=bETH
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP four points.
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Coming up in Sports,
Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame inducts four new members,
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And three Hokie Basketball players are taking on a new challenge before going pro.
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Dixie


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WRITER=twe
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The Dixie Boys Pre-Majors Baseball tourney was underway this weekend at Salem Kiwanis Field.
The Virginia State champs from Vinton took on Texarkana, Arkansas in a second round winners bracket matchup.
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The Virginians were ready for the contest with the Razorback visitors.
We pick it up in the top of the first.
Neil Zimmerman gets the base hit into centerfield, scoring Brad Gusler for a one-nothing Virginia lead.
It stays that way until the top of the 5th.
Ryan Wheeling hits a towering shot off the wall in right.
Steve Ragland crosses the plate for a 2-run advantage.
Arkansas got on the board in the bottom of the inning. JR Bunch doubles--
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scoring Joe Nard from second to make it a 2-1 game, but Virginia wins it 9 to 1.
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Avalanche


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
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Salem Avalanche hurler Luther Hackman pitched a no-hitter last night before the home crowd.
It helped the team beat the Kinston Indians 4-1.
Kinston scored it's only run off a sacrifice fly in the top of the second.
Hackman improves to 5 and 5 on the season.
Last night's no-hitter, was the first in the Carolina League this season.

Weaver


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
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TAPE#=S6-17
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Four new inductees make their way into the Major League baseball's Hall of Fame...including manager Ned Hanlon and Negro League pitcher Bill Foster.
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Also, Jim Bunning, who won 224 games as a pitcher during his 17 year major league career.
Last but certainly not least, Earl Weaver was inducted.
The former Baltimore Orioles skipper managed the O's to 4 pennants and a world series title.
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((EARL WEAVER/HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: THANKFUL THAT I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO MANAGE POOR PLAYERS ALREADY INSHRINED IN THE HALL. FRANK AND BROOKS ROBINSON, REGGIE JACKSON AND, OF COURSE, THE GENTLEMAN I HAD MORE ARGUEMENTS WITH THAN MY WIFE MARYANNE, JIM PALMER.))
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Trio


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Some big tips from some big named Hokie basketball players.
Intern reporter Kent Shiner tells us how three of team's former players are sharing their talents with a court full of kids.
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((Damon Watlington
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Shawn Smith
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and Shawn Good are three reasons Tech's basketball program is back on the national map.
Their playing tenure at Tech is over but the trio has made a smooth transition by turning in a Hokie jersey for a whistle at Radford University's Boys' basketball Camp. ((:))
Coaching kids is only temporary. While the NBA has initially stayed away from them, all three have plans of playing professional basketball. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
It's a safe bet Watlington, Smith, and Good will compete professionally either home or abroad, but if their pro careers don't work out they still have several options. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
These Hokies have not only made a mark on the court at Tech they have now made a mark in the hearts of some young athletes. From the Dedmon Center in Radford Kent Shiner News-7 Sports.))
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Coming up today on Health Check-- A deadly disease effecting men....often the topic alone makes them squirm.
We're talking about testicular (tes-TICK-u-lar) cancer-- it's the most common malignancy found in males from teen-age to 35.
A report on what to do about it, later today on News 7 at FIVE.
That's it for News 7 at NOON. Thanks for joining us.