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The Husband in the missing sightseers case in California says his ``worst fears have come true.''
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And Lynchburg police are investigating a possible homicide.
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An abreviated News 7 at noon is next.

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It's considered one of the safest places in the world but last night a prayer service at a church in Louisiana turned into a bloodbath.
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[4:05:13]
A man walked into a church and opened fire killing his wife, his son and another worshiper and wounded four others.

Police say before going to the church Shon Miller gunned down his mother in law.
Miller was shot by police and is reported to be paralized from the waist down.
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[Missing-tourists]


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There appears to be a major development in the case of three women who disappeared nearly a month ago while visiting Yosemite Park.
The F-B-I has been focusing on
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a restaurant and motel at the edge of the Park.
Carole Sund, her 15 year old daughter and a 16 year old Argentine exchange student were last seen at the Cedar Park lodge February 15th.
The F-B-I is questioning everyone in the area, including a lodge employee with a criminal background.
The man was picked up Friday on a parole violation.
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The man's van reportedly was searched.
The missing woman's husband says new information he recieved from the F-B-I has left him devastated and confirmed his worst possible fears.
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Lynchburg police are calling the death of a woman last night, suspicious.
Officers responded to 1104 Wise Street at about nine to find medical personnel treating the woman for unknown injuries.
The victim-- whose name has not been released-- was later pronounced dead at Lynchburg General Hospital.
An autospy is scheduled for today.

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Fire heavily damaged a Radford business late last night.
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The fire broke out just before eleven at Dean's Body Shop.
When fire crews arrived flames were already shooting out of the structure.
The shop's owner says Radford firefighters were able to save all of the vehicles.
The body shop has been in business for 17-years.
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[EMMYS]


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She's been nominated 18 times and has yet to win an emmy, now make it number 19 for Daytime diva, Susan Lucci.
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[10:17:42]
Lucci was nominated this morning for best actress for All My children.
C-B-S's Young and the Restless picked up 21 nominations this morning.
In the talk show category, The Rosie O'Donnell show leads, including best talk show host.
The daytime emmy awards will be handed out in May.
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The men's March Madness begins this afternoon on Your Hometown Station.
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In just a few minutes, you can catch the tip off of the Valparaiso- Maryland game.
Immediately following that one, stay tuned as Siena takes on Arkansas.
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The action resumes tonight at 7:30 with Penn battling Florida. (-------------) And the late game features the North Carolina Tarheels taking on Weber State.