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In Norfolk this morning, an emotional crowd welcomed home the newly- repaired U-S-S Cole.
A terrorist bomb tore the ship open, and killed more than a dozen sailors a year and a half ago.
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And a Daleville man is killed after he pulls into the path of a pick-up truck.
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Morning showers will eventually lead to some afternoon sunshine across the area....I'll have your forecast...
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News 7 at Noon starts right now...
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A 20 year old Franklin County man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the brutal stabbing deaths of his mother and cousin.
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James Gibson pled guilty to capital murder this morning and was sentenced to life without parole.
He offered no explanation for what drove him to repeatedly stab his mother, Annette Gibson and cousin George Patterson inside his home last year. Gibson's attorneys say he is in the early stages of schizophrenia, but not mentally ill enough to be considered insane. Gibson told family members today he was sorry for everything that has happened.
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An accident in Botetourt County has claimed the life of a Daleville man.
State Police say Keith Morris Letcher pulled into the path of a pickup truck on Route 11 in Troutville yesterday.


Morris was not wearing a seatbelt and died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The driver of the pickup truck was not seriously hurt.


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It was a bittersweet homecoming for the U-S-S Cole this morning--
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Hundreds of people, including family members of Cole victims were on hand to watch the ship arrive in its home port of Norfolk.
The destroyer has been in Mississippi since December of 2000, undergoing 250- million dollars in repairs.
The terrorist bombing of the ship at a port in Yemen killed 17 sailors a year-and-a-half ago.
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The most notorious of priests must go-- that message is clear from the U-S cardinals who met in Rome to discuss the sex scandals now plaguing the church.
But their proposals remain vague on how to deal with other offenders.
Chris Lawrence reports.
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Vatican, where they ll have to convince some American Catholics to trust them with sexual allegations involving childre
n. (SOT RITA MCGARRIGOE/CATHOLIC PARENT) We all have our crosses to bear. Unfortunately they re having theirs. After tw

o days of unprecedented meetings in Rome, the Church agreed to dismiss pedophile priests, depending on whether they are repeat offenders. It stopped pedophile priests, depending on whether they are repeat offenders. It stopped. He was molested by a priest from the time he was nine years old. And the church paid him a quarter of a million dollars to settle
his case. As he watched Wednesday s news conference, Serrano waited for the cardinals to take a stronger stand. (SOT M

ARK SERRANO/ABUSED BY PRIEST) The Church, the priesthood is the best game in town for a pedophile. Because he has complete access to children, complete deference and trust from his community, and has complete cover from his supervisors. Cardinal Bernard Law has been accused of transferring priests he knew had molested children. And there were some early r
eports some Cardinals wanted him to step down. At the airport heading back to Boston, he denied it. (SOT CARDINAL BERNA

RD LAW/ARCHBISHOP OF BOSTON) You mentioned my resignation. That never came up. The cardinals return to parishes weaken
by sex scandals.., where local priests will have to work harder than ever to restore faith. (SOT FATHER MARK LEWIS/VATI

CAN HISTORIAN) And it s going to hurt morale. (S/U CHRIS LAWRENCE/CBS NEWS) ))

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The Israelis are dismissing today's decision by a makeshift court in the West Bank that convicted four Palestinians for last year's killing of an Israeli cabinet minister.
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The Israelis have been demanding that the Palestinians turn over those responsible for the shooting.
The appointed judge in today's trial was a Palestinian security official with no legal experience -- and a policeman acted as the defense attorney.
A Palestinian human rights activist is also criticizing the proceedings, saying the suspects didn't get a fair trial.
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It has taken seven years, but the woman who won a lawsuit against a local nail salon- will see some money.
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Carol Webb claimed the fake nails permanently ruined her real nails.
A jury awarded Webb 150 thousand dollars last year-
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But Webb never saw that money.
A judge threw out the award saying it was excessive.
Webb said she did not want to go to court again-
This week she settled.
Webb says she's happy the case is over.
Cong Le and Truyen Pham are the defendants in this case- -because they owned the Top Nail salon when Carol Webb got her nails done.
They won't personally have to pay. The damage award is covered by insurance.
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This morning's wet weather couldn't keep a patriotic parade inside....
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Students from Falling Branch Elementary marched in downtown Christiansburg this morning. The event is in celebration of the school's reading program - Reading Road USA. Kids were given the challenge to read a total of two hundred-thousand minutes during the month of April. Teachers say they did it, and the parade is to honor their achievements.
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Coming up next on the newscast, one of the most notorious men in American history is up for parole again.
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Also it cost him 20 MILLION dollars, but a South African businessman is heading for the International Space Station.


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We have a breaking news story at this hour.
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This is a live picture as more than 100 firefighters are at the scene of a partial collapse at a building housing a technical school in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.
Fire officials say it appears some type of explosion collapsed some floors of the building.
They say 21 people are being treated at the scene.
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A man from Maryland faces capital murder charges today for the slashing deaths of two women in the Shenandoah National Park.
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Prosecutors says 34 year old Darrell David Rice told investigators that Lollie Winans and Julianne Marie Williams deserved to die because they were lesbians.
The Justice Department has pushed for an indictment on hate-crimes.
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Rice is already serving a sentence for assaulting a female bi-cyclist in 19-97.
He has a hearing this afternoon in federal court in Charlottesville.

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Charles Manson won't be getting out of prison anytime soon--
The 67- year- old has been denied parole again-- for the TENTH time.
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Board members reviewed the convicted killer's rap sheet over the last five years, since his last bid for freedom.
They showed violations ranging from setting his mattress on fire, to drug trafficking.
Manson's been behind bars in California for more 30 years.
He was convicted of masterminding nine Los Angeles- area murders, including the death of actress Sharon Tate.
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South African businessman Mark Shuttleworth has a 20- million dollar ticket to ride--
He's in orbit for an eight- day trip, making him the world's SECOND space tourist.
Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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SCRIPT It was a picture perfect launch from the desert launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Mark Shuttleworth and his Russian and Italian crewmates will travel for 2 days inside the cramped Soyuz capsule to reach the International Space Station. Shuttleworth reportedly paid the Russians 20 million dollars for a package that included survival training, Russian lessons - and a week on the International Space Station. THIS IS CBS MATERIAL: Shuttleworth recently toured CBS around the mock up of the Space Station just out side Moscow - where this self-described computer nerd has been turned into a cosmonaut: SUPER: Mark Shuttleworth, Space tourist BITE: This is an information system...we've got some lights...power system...and of course this window with possibly the world's most incredible view. (pix of them at Baikonur with flags - or same day pix from Baikonur)) BACK TO REUTERS MATERIAL: But this trip is about more than the view - Shuttleworth and his Italian and Russian crewmates plan to carry out some serious scientific experiments before they return to earth in a week and a half. PALMER ON CAM CLOSE There has been hostility in the past between the Russians and NASA over space tourism...but this time NASA is ready to welcome Shuttleworth aboard the Space Station because they are satisfied with the training he has received. Elizabeth Palmer, CBS News, Moscow. )

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For 10 years now, millions of people have brought their daughters to work for a day.
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That tradition continued at dozens of businesses in the Roanoke valley today... At Holllins University, about a dozen daughters joined one of their parents at work. One of the mothers participating in the event says the day gives girls ages 10 to 18 a chance to see all the opportunities that the workplace has to offer.
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((KARLA TURMIN/HOLLINS UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE; THEY REALLY NEED THAT AT THAT AGE. SHE'S IN THE FOURTH GRADE, SHE'S 10, SHE'S DEALING WITH ISSUES AND WE JUST NEED TO REINFORCE THAT THEY CAN BE WHATEVER THEY WANT TO BE AND DO WHATEVER THEY WANT TO DO.))
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This is the final Take Our Daughters to Work Day. The program is NOT ending, just next year boys will be included as well.
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll get a behind- the- scenes look at one of the summer's most anticipated movies.

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It's the first big movie of the summer season. "Spiderman" the comic book superhero makes his leap to the big screen.
Manuel Gallegus gives us a behind the scenes preview.
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((MILD-MANNERED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT PETER PARKER ABOUT TO BE BITTEN BY A GENETICA LY ALTERED SPIDER, THE EVENT THAT CHA
NGES HIS LIFE FOREVER. -NAT SOT-from trailer with music PARKER BECOMES SPIDERMAN, TORN BETWEEN BEING A NORMAL GUY AND S

UPERHERO. A GOOD ROLE FOR 26 YEAR OLD TOBEY MAGUIRE, WHO, IN REAL LIFE, IS LOW KEY, AND A LITTLE SHY ABOUT why he s the
boy next door. -SOT- TOBEY MAGUIRE, SPIDERMAN It s always hard for me when people ask me that question to talk about m

yself n that way //edit// I think I try to come from a stand point of being honest in he roles that I play. TRUE TO THE SPIRIT OF THE MARVEL COMIC BOOK CHARACTER STARTED 40 YEARS AGO, SPIDERMAN RELUCTANTLY BECOMES A CRIMEFIGHER -BATTLING
HIS NEMESIS-THE GREEN GOBLIN PLAYED BY WILLEM DEFOE. -SOT- DAFOE FROM FILM -SOT-WILLEM DAFOE It s a good set-up-it s ba

sically a dr. jekyl mr hyde thing. A guy fighting for possession of his own soul. AND, IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL, SWEET MARY JANE, THE SECRET LOVE OF PETER S LIFE. IRSTEN DUNST AND TOBEY MAGUIRE SPENT SO MUCH TIME TOGETHER(1;12;54 BIG TAPE)
-SOT-We re sick of each other now. And we still have to do two, and three.. AND AS FOR THAT HOT, UPSIDE DOWN SCREEN KI
SS,WHERE MARY JANE CATCHES SPIDERMAN. -SOT-KIRSTEN DUNST, MARY JANE, SPIDERMAN it wasn t hot at all.. it was freezing a
nd tobey couldn t breathe.,so it was really an unromantic kiss actually. -SOT-MAGUIRE MAGUIRE IS BREATHING EASIER NOW T
HAT THE FILM IS FINISHED- -SOT- Tobey I had to prepare for 5 months to get myself in shape-and strong and get air sen e

flexability doing yoga and gymnastics big tape NOT A BAD WAY TO GET IN SHAPE FOR THE BLOCKBUSTER SUMMER. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS HOLLYWOOD. ))
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 45 points. The NASDAQ has lost four points.

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In sports, the Pistons wrap up the second game of their series against the Raptors...
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...And Steve Mason takes us to the PGA party, where a certain celebrity was trying to golf with the best of them.
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The NBA playoffs are heating up in the East, as the Pistons shoot for a sweep over the Raptors in game two of their best of five series.
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Former Oak Hill star Jerry Stackhouse would be the one last night, as he hit for a playoff career- high 31 points to power the Pistons' offense. He had 13 points in the third to put Detroit in front to stay. He also got a lot of defensive help from
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Ben Wallace and veteran Cliff Robinson, as the Pistons win 96-to-91.
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The Roanoke Steam returns to the Roanoke Civic Center this Saturday to face the Louisville Fire. The Steam picked up its first win of the season last Saturday by beating Greensboro in overtime.
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They did it behind the 211 yard, four-touchdown passing performance from new quarterback Chris Sanders.
That earned him League Offensive Player of the Week honors. Sanders had never played in an Arena Football Game before last Saturday.
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The P-G-A has set up shop in the Triad this week for the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic.
Photographer Dennis Brown amd Steve Mason went to the Forest Oaks Country club yesterday to get the scoop on what's happening in the final spring fling of the tournament.
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And finally today--
Pop superstar Michael Jackson lit up the stage at the famous Apollo Theater last night--
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You couldn't tell it by the lyrics-- but Jackson was among the performers at a benefit concert promoting voter registration.
It was hosted by the Democratic National Committee, and was among 30 events planned in 13 states.
Former President Bill Clinton was also there-- although he didn't play his trademark saxophone.
Other celebrities at the benefit included music legend Tony Bennett and comedian Chris Tucker.
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