12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

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A single engine plane crash takes the lives of three area residents.
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And a fire at Bedford Memorial hospital forces the evacuation of some elderly patients.
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Stick around, News 7 at Noon is next. Noon-Open
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Bedford-Hospital


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-45 **Rolled from StarLink**
GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


Dozens of Bedford nursing home patients remain in limbo this afternoon because of a fire some 15 hours ago.
Emergency crews were forced to evacuate more than 80 people last night from Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Investigators and Carilion officials are back at the scene this afternoon
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as is Scott Prince who joins us for live update.
What's the latest Scott?
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Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=jda
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash


Federal investigators are now on the scene of yesterday's fatal plane crash in Montgomery County.
They are beginning their investigation and will be looking for a cause.
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Joe Dashiell joins us from near the crash site.
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Roanoke-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


A twelve year old Northwest Roanoke girl says she was gang-raped yesterday afternoon.
The girl told police she let three teenage boys into her home, and began having consensual sex with one of them in a bedroom.
She says several other boys entered the home and came into the room and raped her.
The girl said between 7 or 8 boys, between the ages of 16 and 18 were involved.
Police say there was evidence of an attack in the bedroom.
So far, they haven't found any of the suspects.

McVeigh


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Timothy McVeigh


Phase-two-- the penalty phase-- of the Oklahoma City bombing is underway this afternoon in Denver.
The jury has already found Timothy McVeigh guilty of the 19-95 bombing.
Now-- it must decide if he should be put to death-- or imprisoned for life.
Jonathan Freed has more.
And we want to caution viewers, this report contains graphic photos from the bombing.
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LESS THAN 48-HOURS AFTER FINDING TIMOTHY MCVEIGH GUILTY OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING.... THE JURY OF SEVEN MEN AND FIVE WOMEN BEGIN PERHAPS THE MOST SOUL-WRENCHING PART OF THE TRIAL.... THE PENALTY PHASE.
FEDERAL PROSECUTORS ARE SEEKING A DEATH SENTENCE. THEIR EVIDENCE THOUGH-- WILL BE LIMITED SOMEWHAT....
JUDGE RICHARD MATSCH-- (YESTERDAY) LAID OUT GROUND RULES-- DESIGNED TO PREVENT WHAT HE CALLED A "LYNCHING." JOHN WALSH/CBS NEWS LEGAL ANALYST "THE ENTIRE SYSTEM UNDER WHICH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IMPOSES THE DEATH PENALTY IS SET-UP TO AVOID EMOTIONS OVERTAKING THE REASON OF THE JURORS."
AMONG THE ITEMS ALREADY EXCLUDED EMOTIONALLY-CHARGED PICTURES LIKE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHS -- AND SNAPSHOTS FROM VICTIM FUNERALS.... AND, A POEM WRITTEN BY A VICTIM'S FATHER.
JURORS WILL HOWEVER SEE OFTEN GRUESOME PICTURES FROM THE BLAST-- AND HEAR FROM SURIVORS AND RESCUERS... INCLUDING A MEMBER OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT-- WHO UNABLE TO HELP ONE WOMAN-- HELD HER HAND -- UNTIL SHE DIED.
THEY WILL ALSO LISTEN TO A 10-YEAR OLD BOY DESCRIBE WHAT LIFE HAS BEEN LIKE- WITHOUT HIS MOTHER.
TO MANY PEOPLE IN OKLAHOMA CITY - THE DECISION IS CLEAR: EXECUTION IS THE ONLY ANSWER.
CHARLES TOMLIN/FATHER OF VICTIM: "VERY FEW PEOPLE IN THE FAMILIES, PROBABLY A THOUSAND MEMBERS WHO DON'T WANT THAT FOR HIM."
THE DEFENSE WILL HAVE ITS HANDS TIED A BIT AS WELL. JUDGE MATSCH HAS ALREADY RULED OUT TESTIMONY ABOUT THE WAY THE GOVERNMENT HANDLED THE WACO SIEGE AND RUBY RIDGE SHOOT-OUT-- ENDING SPECULATION MCVEIGH'S ATTORNEYS WILL USE THE INCIDENTS AS RATIONALE FOR THE BOMBING... WHEN THEY ARGUE FOR A LIFE SENTENCE INSTEAD OF DEATH. JONATHAN FREED, CBS NEWS, DENVER.))

FASTFOOD-ARREST


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Nashville police think they may have captured a serial killer who strikes fast food restaurants.
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Last night Paul Dennis Reid was arrested and charged with killing two workers at a Captain D's restaurant and 3 workers at a McDonalds.
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Reid may also be a suspect in the murders of seven people gunned down four years ago at a fast food chicken restaurant in Palentine, Illinois.
Reid has a prison record that includes a conviction of armed and aggravated robbery.
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FBI-WEAPONS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Washington DC


F-B-I Director Louis Freeh is making an appearance on Capitol Hill today on the heels of a new embarrassment for his agency.
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An F-B-I SWAT van was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Memphis late Monday night.
It's burned out shell was found yesterday but the weapons it was transporting were gone.
They include automatic rifles and grenade launchers.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Washington DC


This morning Freeh told the Senate Judiciary Committee that an investigation is under way to determine whether any bureau regulations were violated.

Tiananmen-Preps


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Thanks in part to tight Chinese security, the eighth anniversary of the Tianamen Square tragedy has been a quiet one in Beijing.
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So far there has been little sign of protest over the military attack on student protesters that left hundreds -- and perhaps thousands -- dead.
With most Chinese dissidents either in prison or exile, those who chose to commemorate the tragedy have done so privately.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Still to come,
Danville police get THREE birds with one stone -- or arrest.
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and,
Some state employees want their office declared a no-smoking zone.
First, let's check in with Patrick.
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Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=12
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Copy


Authorities in Spotsylvania County have searched an abandoned house for clues in the murders of two sisters.
The Washington Post says the search turned up fibers and carpet stains.
A source familiar with the killing of Kati and Kristin Lisk also told the newspaper the girls died from asphyxiation.
The sisters disappeared May first after getting off school buses near their home.
Their bodies were found five days later in the South Ana river, about 40 miles away.

E-Danville-GJ


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


One arrest has apparently helped Danville police close the books on a four year old murder, a bank robbery, and the recent shooting of a ten year old boy.

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Police arrested 34-year-old Frank Edward Clements Junior yesterday.
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Clements is charged with murdering Tyrone Dawkins in 1993 and shooting 10-year-old Reggie Hutchins last April.
He is also accused of robbing American National Bank in Danville in 1992.
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((BILL FULLER/COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY: NO CASE IS EVER PUT ASIDE, AS THIS MURDER CASE REVEALS. IT'S FOUR YEARS OLD. BUT CERTAINLY A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF EMPHASIS WAS PUT ON THE SHOOTING OF THE 10 YEAR OLD CHILD BECAUSE THAT'S UNUSUAL AND IT WAS SOMETHING THAT OF COURSE THOSE OF US IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY WANTED TO SEE RESOLVED.))
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Fuller says officials stepped up their investigation after the shooting of the child.

p-smoke-complaint


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


Two state workers are not giving up on their complaints about second-hand smoke in the office.
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Some state buildings are smoke free.
At the state tax department, there are centrally located smoking sections.
State law requires that reasonable efforts be made to separate those areas from non-smokers.
Julio Del Corso is a real estate tax appraiser there.
He's filed a grievance after months of complaints with no response from the state tax commissioner.
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((JULIO DEL CORSO/TAXATION DEPT. WORKER: I COME IN IN THE MORNING. AND I WALK TO ABOUT THE MIDDLE OF THE BUILDING AND IT'S A SMOKE AREA. IT'S AN OPEN AREA. IT'S LIKE AT A BASKETBALL COURT, YOU GO TO CENTER COURT AND PEOPLE AT CENTER COURT ARE SMOKING. AND YOU HAVE TO PASS THROUGH TO GET TO WHERE I WORK.))
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The tax department says its tested the air and it meets OSHA standards for nicotine, but it's still considering a separately ventilated smokers' room.
Del Corso says he's afraid he'll be fired for speaking out.
This issue wasn't settled in 1992 for Suzanne Bennett.
She was finally given a respirator mask by the tax department to stifle her asthma-related complaints.
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E-Signet


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=Signet


Signet Bank is leaving southwest Virginia.
The Richmond- based bank has announced a major restructuring that includes the sale of 25 branches in our region.
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Local offices will remain open until a buyer is found, and bank officials say they will work to insure that current employees have a place in the new institutions.
Signet is reducing expenses by 58- million dollars and focusing its attention on a core area.
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((RON OTTAVIO/SIGNET VICE PRESIDENT: WE MADE THE DECISION TO FOCUS ON THE DENSELY POPULATED CORRIDOR THAT RUNS FROM BALTIMORE THROUGH WASHINGTON, NORTHERN VIRGINIA, RICHMOND AND DOWN TO HAMPTON ROADS. AND WE FELT THAT IN DOING THAT THESE PARTICULAR BRANCHES THAT SIGNET IS GOING TO SELL DID NOT FIT INTO THE GROWTH STRATEGIES.))
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Fourteen Signet branches in Roanoke, Danville and the New River Valley employ about one hundred people.
Ottavio (oh-TAY-vee-oh) says the transition to new ownership should take about six to nine months.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Still ahead,
Virginia Tech's athletic director heads to his "peachy" new post.
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and,
The kids are out of school. We'll have some tips for keeping the little ones having fun and out of trouble.
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Kid-Creativity


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#Field
GRAPHIC=None


Summer vacation is only days away for many school children.
Parents are left with the task of finding activities to keep kids involved and entertained.
Kimberly McBroom joins us with more.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN seven points.
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Up next,
A local high school baseball star is headed to the Big Leagues.
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and,
The Red Wings grounded the Flyers in the Stanley Cup finals.
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Braine


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=rst
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Dave Braine


Dave Braine said good bye to Virginia Tech today, and the Hokies also announced that Senior Associate Athletic Director Sharon McCloskey will serve as the Interim A-D.
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Braine is leaving Tech to become the Athletic Director at A-C-C school Georgia Tech.
The Tech athletic program has soared to national prominence in nine years under Braine's leadership.
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NHL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


Game two of the Stanley cup finals last night with the Flyers trying to avoid losing the first two of the series on their home ice to the Red Wings.
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Game one Philly goalie Ron Hextall on the bench.
Garth Snow was in net, and so was this eventual game winning shot by the Wings Kirk Maltby, who drills it from long range two and a half minutes into the second period.
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Detroit heads home for game three with a 2 games to none lead. Last night's final 4-to-2.
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Draft


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-9
GRAPHIC=MLB


There was some excitement for the folks in the Glenvar area as former Highlanders baseball star Jason Anderson was selected in the Major League Baseball draft.
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After playing the waiting game, the Radford University pitcher, who struck out 93 and walked only 40 batters this season, was chosen by Oakland.
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Kelly Dampeer, Jason's teammate at Radford, still hopes to be selected in in the later rounds. Dampeer and Anderson tried out for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend.
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Virginia Tech right handed pitcher Denny Wagner was selected by the Oakland A's. He was the 42nd overall pick.

Chelsea-Prom


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Chelsea Clinotn
Last night was prom night for the first daughter Chelsea Clinton--- AND her

parents.
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7:40;28
Chelsea took the president and first lady along with her to a pre-prom party in suburban Maryland.
Chelsea was spotted wearing an arm corsage, but no word yet on her prom date.
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