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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

A woman is struck and killed by a tractor trailer while walking on Interstate- 81 near Buchanan.

State police are investigating.
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[VO-NAT]


And longtime fugitive Eric Rudolph appears in a North Carolina courtroom today, as prosecutors decide where the accused bomber will face trial first.
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Another pleasant sunny day across the area but it won't last long. I'll have your work week forecast.
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News 7 at Noon starts right now...

[81-Accident]


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State Police are investigating a fatal accident on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County last night.
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[Take Map Full] They say a woman was walking on the northbound lanes of the freeway shortly before midnight when she was hit by a tractor trailer.
It happened near mile marker 167 close to Buchanan. The victim has not been identified. Police say her ID was inaccurate.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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They also aren't sure why she was on the interstate. A criminal investigation is underway.

[Resource-Officer]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Roanoke School officials say they will keep three resource officers at each of the city's high schools to reassure parents, but today they indicated they will continue to evaluate the roles of the police officers, and school employees.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


School Board members made the decision at a workshop on Saturday, voting to fund the third resource officer for the next school year.
During a news conference this morning, School Board Chairman Gloria Manns and Superintendent Wayne Harris said Roanoke has four times the number of school resource officers than cities of similar size and demographics.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We are funding]

((GLORIA MANNS/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: WE ARE FUNDING THESE TWO POSITIONS TO MAKE SURE WHILE WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF EDUCATING OUR COMMUNITY AND EDUCATING OUR ADMINISTRATORS AND REASSESSING WHAT THE REAL DUTIES ARE OF THE RESOURCE OFFICERS, WE FELT WE DID NOT WANT ANY PARENT TO FEEL THAT THEIR CHILD WAS IN AN UNSAFE ENVIRONMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Gloria Manns/School Board Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=in an unsafe environment.]
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[VO-NAT]


School officials say they have not decided what will happen a year from now.
Today, Harris raised the possibility of convening a city-wide study, to solicit opinion on a range of issues including school safety.
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[Rudolph]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
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After five years on the run, one of the F-B-I's most wanted men is heading to trial.
Suspected serial bomber Eric Rudolph made his first court appearance today in Asheville, North Carolina.
And as Jennifer Miller reports, his first trial will be held farther South.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Asheville, NC;]
[SUPER=01-John Hawthorne/Victim's Husband;]
[SUPER=01-Jack Thompson/Former Sheriff;]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Miller/CBS News;]
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[OUT Q=Miller, CBS News, Asheville, NC.]

(( THE FIRST TRIAL FOR SUSPECTED SERIAL BOMBER ERIC RUDOLPH WILL BE BIRMINGHAM. ALABAMA.
THAT DECISON WAS MADE THIS MORNING...SHORTLY BEFORE RUDOLPH BEGAN WINDING HIS WAY THROUGH THE FEDERAL COURT SYSTEM. FIRST STOP ...A HEARING IN North Carolina ...where he was finally caught.
POLICE BELIEVE THE FORMER FUGITIVE BOMBED A BIRMINGHAM ABORTION CLINIC IN 19-98.
AND THAT HE'S LINKED TO THE EXPLOSION IN ATLANTA'S CENTENNIAL PARK DURING THE 19-96 OLYMPICS. IN ALL, RUDOLPH IS SUSPECTED IN 4 BOMBINGS THAT KILLED TWO PEOPLE AND INJURED MORE THAN 150 PEOPLE.
FOR VICTIM'S RELATIVES...THE CAPTURE IS JUST THE BEGINNING.

SOT: HAWTHORNE

"ONCE THERE IS A CONVICTION, KNOWING THAT SOMEONE IS BEING PUNISHED FOR THE CRIME, THEN I THINK CLOSURE WILL COME."

(NATZ)


RUDOLPH ELUDED THE LAW FOR ALMOST 5 YEARS...EVEN WITH SOME OF THE NATION'S TOP INVESTIGATORS SEARCHING THE HILLS OF NORTH CAROLINA. IN THE END HE WAS CAUGHT THERE ....IN THE TOWN OF MURPHY.. RUMMAGING IN A DUMPSTER BY A ROOKIE COP WHO DIDN'T EVEN RECOGNIZE HIM.
SOME DIDN'T THINK THE SKILLED SURVIVALIST WOULD EVER BE CAUGHT.

SOT:

"HIDING HERE IN THE MOUNTAINS, ITS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO CATCH SOMEONE IF THEY DON'T WANT TO BE CAUGHT."
WITH MANY PEOPLE OPENLY SYMPATHETIC TO RUDOLPH...THERE'S ALSO SPECULATION THAT HE HAD HELP OVER THE YEARS.

(STANDUP...POSS: WHY BIRMINGHAM GOT FIRST TRIAL)))



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[WRITER=kmc]
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Wildfire season officially begins today in California.
But Mother Nature didn't wait.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tracy, CA;]


Firefighters have been battling a brushfire in the northern San Joaquin Valley since yesterday.
The flames have already blackened more than two thousand acres.
So far, no homes in the area have been destroyed.
Authorities say the blaze should be contained sometime today.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
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People in Southern India are now being told to stay indoors and out of the sun during the mid-day hours.
A heat wave there has already killed more than 11- hundred people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hyderabad, India/Last Week;]


For three weeks, the mercury has risen to 120- degrees Fahrenheit in some regions, causing residents to fall victim to heat stroke and dehydration.
Two reservoirs that serve millions of people have dried up.
But forecasters say monsoonal rains could arrive this weekend, bringing some relief.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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In other news,
A landmark decision today by the Federal Communications Commission.
The F-C-C has voted to ease ownership rules, allowing companies to own more media outlets in the same city.
F-C-C Chairman Michael Powell says the changes will protect the public's interest, while keeping the broadcast industry economically ``viable.''
But critics say the changes will allow media giants to gain more control over news coverage.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Up next on the newscast, Virginia Tech's president expects a decision soon on the future of the Big East.
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[VO-NAT ]

Also we'll see why new freedoms in Iraq mean one man can leave the confines of his self made prison.
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[BOV]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-22 TC-23:09]
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Virginia Tech is anxiously awaiting the resolution of talks between the A-C-C and three members of the Big East Conference.
More than just prestege is on the line. Jennifer Wishon has more.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Rocovich/Virginia Tech Board of Visitors Rector; :08]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :19]
[SUPER=01-Charles Steger/Virginia Tech President; :30]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; :40]
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((At Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors meetings you won't find the words Big or East on any agenda but it's a topic of much discussion.
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[SOT 13:54:08]
[IN Q=I know all the ]

((JOHN ROCOVICH/VIRGINIA TECH BOARD OF VISITORS RECTOR: I KNOW ALL THE BOARD MEMBERS CONSIDER IT A MATTER OF GREAT URGENCY BECAUSE IT AFFECTS OUR IMAGE AND OUR POSITION IN THE WORLD OF ATHLETICS AND AS A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY.))

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[OUT Q=international university]

A meeting of all Big East presidents has been called by University of Miami President Donna Shalala. And Virginia Tech's president says that by the end of the week the University will have a good idea of what's going to happen.
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[SOT 27:57:17]
[IN Q=I think everyone]

((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT: I THINK EVERYONE CAN BE ASSURED THAT WE ARE VERY ACTIVELY ENGAGED AT LOOKING AT ALL THE OPTIONS IN TRYING TO DETERMINE WHAT THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION IS FOR BOTH VIRGINIA TECH AND THE CONFERENCE.))
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[OUT Q=and the conference]

The Big East Conference has made Miami an offer that reportedly equals the amount of money the A-C-C has put on the table. But that may not be enough.
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[SOT 28:36:13]
[IN Q=We don't really]

((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT: WE DON'T REALLY THINK THAT, IN TERMS OF DOLLARS, THAT MONEY IS THE ISSUE. AND WE'D BE INTERESTED IN EXPLORING FURTHER WHAT OTHER ISSUES MIGHT BE ASSOCIATED WITH A DECISION FROM MIAMI'S POINT OF VIEW.))
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[OUT Q=point of view]

But even if the Hurricanes blow apart the current Big East Conference, Tech has plans in place to adjust appropriately.
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[SOT 13:02:03]
[IN Q=Whatever happens]

((JOHN ROCOVICH/VIRGINIA TECH BOARD OF VISITORS RECTOR: WHATEVER HAPPENS WE'LL VERY PROMPTLY TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTION.))
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[OUT Q=appropriate action]

Virigina Tech has been in contact with other conferences, but say they hope the Big East stays intact and only gets stronger. But win or lose at Wednesday's meeting, officials say Virginia Tech is strong and will always emerge a winner. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Blacksburg.))

[G8-Summit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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President Bush is on the move again.
He's on his way to the Middle East and peace talks.
First though, came the photo- ops, handshakes, and fence mending at the G-8 summit in France.
Aleen Sirgany reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Evian, France;]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News;]
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[OUT Q=Sirgany, CBS News, Washington.]

(( IN A SIGN OF GLOBAL SOLIDARITY, PRESIDENT BUSH AND THE LEADERS OF THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST NATIONS STOOD SHOULDER TO SHOULDER AT THE G8 SUMMIT IN EVIAN, FRANCE TODAY...UNITED IN A PROMISE TO FIGHT THE SLUMPING WORLD ECONOMY AND THE WAR ON TERROR... JUST MONTHS AFTER BITTERLY CLASHING OVER THE WAR ON IRAQ.

(NAT)


ALL EYES WERE ON PRESIDENT BUSH AND HIS HOST ... THE MOST OUTSPOKEN OPPONENT OF THE MARCH TO WARFRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC.

(SOT)BUSH

"We can have disagreements, but that doesn't mean we have to be disagreeable to each other.
AS THE LEADERS TRY TO MEND FENCES...FRANCE IS PLEDGING TO SEND SPECIAL FORCES TO WORK ALONGSIDE U.S TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN. AND IS BACKING PRESIDENT BUSH'S ROAD MAP...TO BRING PEACE TO THE MIDDLE EAST....SOMETHING MR. BUSH ACKNOWLEDGES WON'T BE EASY.

(SOT) BUSH

I will put in as much time as necessary to achieve the vision of two states living side by side in peace.

(STANDUP)

IN WHAT COULD NOW BE A MAJOR SNAG TO THAT ACHIEVEMENT, ISRAEL HAS NOW ANNOUNCED IT PLANS TO DISMANTLE ONLY ABOUT A DOZEN OF THE 100 JEWISH SETTLEMENTS. THE PALESTINIANS FIRED BACK WITH A REFUSAL TO RECOGNIZE ISRAEL AS A JEWISH STATE. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBSNEWS, WASHINGTON.
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Meanwhile, the U-S "road map" to peace has won the Vatican's stamp of approval.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vatican City;]


That's according to a statement released after a half- hour meeting today between Pope John Paul and U-S Secretary of State Colin Powell.
It was the first high- level meeting between the U-S and the Vatican since the pontiff expressed his opposition to the war in Iraq.
But those differences were not discussed today.
Instead, the two leaders reportedly talked about re-building Iraq while protecting the fundamental rights of its citizens.
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[Wall-Guy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, many Iraqis are enjoying new freedoms.
Maybe none as much as a man who lived in fear of his life, literally in a hole in the wall.
David Hawkins has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Joba, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Hawkins/CBS News; 1:22]
[RUNS=2:10]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS JOBA Iraq.]

(( IN 1981... JUAD AMIR SAYED WAS A WANTED MAN. HE'D DESERTED FROM THE IRAQI ARMY AND WAS A MEMBER OF A FORBIDDEN SHIITE OPPOSITION PARTY. IF SADDAM HUSSEIN'S AGENTS HAD CAUGHT HIM... THEY'D HAVE KILLED HIM.

(JUAD SHOWS HAWKINS THE WALL)

HE BUILT HIMSELF AN INGENIOUS HIDING PLACE... RIGHT UNDER THEIR NOSES... IN BETWEEN THE WALLS OF HIS MOTHER'S HOUSE.

(SOT JUAD IN ENGLISH)

THIS ONE WALL. THIS TWO WALL. BETWEEN TWO ROOMS.

(BROTHER OPENS TRAP DOOR)

A TRAP DOOR IN THE FLOOR LEADS TO THE SECRET ROOM.

(SOT HAWKINS)

THIS IS THE SECRET ENTRANCE.

(JUAD DESCENDS INTO HOLE)

AT THE AGE OF 27 HE CLIMBED DOWN THIS HOLE... AND DIDN'T COME OUT FOR 21 YEARS... FOUR MONTHS... AND 10 DAYS.

(SOT HAWKINS)

IS THERE A TRICK TO THIS?

(HAWKINS DESCENDS INTO HOLE)

THE TUNNEL LEADS TO A THREE-BY-NINE FOOT CELL...

(JUAD POPS UP ON OTHER SIDE)

...WITH ALL OF THE COMFORTS OF HOME...

(SOT JUAD)

THIS LIGHT ELECTRIC. THIS RICE...

(KORAN ON A BOOKSHELF)

...AND HIS MOST PRIZED POSSESSION... A KORAN.

(SOT JUAD)

...THIS KORAN ISLAMIC.

(NASOT JUAD, IN ARABIC, TWO-SHOT IN ROOM)

"I ENJOYED LIVING HERE" ... HE TOLD ME.

(VO JUAD, LOOKING IN MIRROR, BRUSHING HIS HAIR AND BEARD)

"I KEPT MY HUMANITY. I KEPT MY FREEDOM. THE PEOPLE LIVING OUTSIDE THIS ROOM COULD NOT LIVE FREELY UNDER SADDAM'S REGIME."

(NATSOT JUAD)

LOOK ME IN THE MIRROR. CLEAN MY HAIR AND FACE.

(JUAD PUTS ON HEADPHONES, FIDDLES WITH RADIO)

EXCEPT FOR HIS MOTHER... WHO BROUGHT HIM FOOD...

(NATSOT: RADIO MUSIC)



(JUAD LISTENING TO RADIO)

...HIS ONLY LINK TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD... WAS A RADIO.

(NATSOT: RADIO NEWS)



(ON CAMERA)

ON APRIL 9TH JUAD HEARD ON THE RADIO THAT THE REGIME OF SADDAM HUSSEIN HAD FALLEN AND THAT SADDAM'S STATUE IN THE CENTER OF BAGHDAD HAD BEEN TORN DOWN. HE WAITED ONE DAY. AND ON APRIL 10TH HE LEFT HIS HIDEOUT AND RE-ENTERED THE WORLD.

(NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS)

WHEN JUAD EMERGED... THE NEIGHBORS WERE STUNNED. THEY THOUGHT HE WAS DEAD.

(JUAD'S FACE OR UNSTEADY WALKING, MOTHER)

ALTHOUGH HE LOOKS MUCH OLDER THAN HIS 48 YEARS... FOR HIS 74-YEAR-OLD MOTHER... IT'S LIKE HAVING A NEW BORN SON.

(JUAD POURS TEETH FROM MATCHBOX AND COUNTS THEM)

JUAD LOST 22 TEETH WHILE IN HIDING THESE LAST TWO DECADES... BUT HE NEVER LOST HIS DIGNITY... OR HIS SENSE OF HUMOR.

(SOT QUESTION)

THERE'S NOT MUCH ROOM IN HERE FOR HAVING GUESTS OVER, IS THERE?

(NATSOT JUAD, LAUGHS)

"IT'S JUST AS WELL," HE LAUGHS. "THEY'D PROBABLY HAVE RATTED ON ME TO THE SECRET POLICE."
DH, CBS NEWS, JOBA, IRAQ.))

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Stay with us--
after this break, we'll see how Great Britain celebrates a golden moment in its history.
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[VO-NAT ]


Then a little later, we'll tell you why there was something a little fishy about this weekend's box office totals.
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[Queen-Elizabeth]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
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Britain's royal family and its subjects are celebrating a major milestone today-- the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's coronation.
Tom Fenton reports from London.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-London, England; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Fenton/CBS News; :47]
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[OUT Q=Fenton, CBS News, London.]

((
TODAY'S SERVICE IS A LOW KEY AFFAIR FOR THE QUEEN AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY. INSTEAD OF FOREIGN DIGNITARIES, THE CONGREGATION INCLUDES 1000 MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO DREW LOTS FOR THEIR TICKETS. THIS IS A SERVICE OF PRAYER AND REFLECTION. THE HYMNS AND CEREMONY ARE A REMINDER OF THE GREAT NATIONAL EVENT OF FIFTY YEARS AGO. (NAT SND)

(NAT SND)

THE CORONATION OF 1953 WAS A MOMENT OF HIGH PAGEANTRY ... A BURST OF COLOR AND NATIONAL PRIDE AFTER THE DARK DAYS OF WORLD WAR TWO. THE YOUNG QUEEN DEDICATED HERSELF TO HER PEOPLE AND AN EMPIRE THAT REACHED AROUND THE WORLD. IT WAS A HIGHPOINT OF PUBLIC ENTHUSIASM FOR THE MONARCY.

(ON CAM CLOSE)

TODAY BRITAIN NO LONGER RULES THE WAVES. AND THE ROYAL FAMILY NO LONGER ENJOYS UNQUESTIONING RESPECT. BUT AS SOME BRITISH COMMENTATORS HAVE BEEN POINTING OUT TODAY, IT IS THE WORLD THAT HAS CHANGED IN THE PAST FIFTY YEARS, NOT THE QUEEN. TOM FENTON CBS NEWS LONDON. ))[Weather] [NOON WEATHER] [6/2/2003] [TWO SHOT]

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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE# none]
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 136 points. The NASDAQ has picked up 23.

[super=460-x/136/x/23;]


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, one Winston Cup driver thinks Jeff Gordon's performance yesterday was less than Sterling.
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[VO-NAT ]

Also the French Open was not very kind to Americans yesterday. We'll tell you why after the break.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-147 TC13911]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar]


Ryan Newman's arms got quite a workout yesterday after he lost the power steering in his Dodge for the second half of the race at Dover. But despite that, Newman pulled away from Jeff Gordon to win his second race of the year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover, DE/FX; :00]


It didn't take long for the Monster Mile to show its teeth. On the very first lap, Casey Mears loses control and things stack up behind him, setting off an eight car crash, which collected Mike Skinner and Ward Burton among others.
A little later, Gordon and Sterling Marlin locked up in a battle for third when Gordon sent Marlin into a spin that ended with hard contact on the inside retaining wall.
Defending race champ Jimmie Johnson had a tough day getting loose and scraping the wall for another caution.
Newman was up front all day long, especially when it counted. He held off Gordon to take the checkered flag.
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[SUPER=01-Ryan Newman/2nd Win of the Year; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Finished 2nd; :21]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=just killed us."]
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[SUPER=0106-11. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//12. Todd Bodine//13. Jamie McMurray//14. Jeff Burton//15. Kurt Busch//;]
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[SUPER=0106-16. Michael Waltrip//17. Ricky Rudd//18. Mark Martin//19. Mike Wallace//20. Dave Blaney//;]
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[SUPER=0106-21. Jeremy Mayfield//22. Bill Elliott//23. Kenny Wallace//24. Joe Nemechek//25. Jeff Green//;]
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=twe]
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[GRAPHIC=PGA Tour]


On the PGA Tour yesterday, Kenny Perry won for the second time in as many weeks, taking the Memorial at the site of his very first PGA victory in Dublin, Ohio.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin, OH/The Memorial; :00]


Tiger Woods rebounded from Saturday's miserable round by firing a 7-under 65 to finish the event at 9-under par.

He'll take off next week before the US Open.
But there was no catching Perry.
Perry shot an even par 72, and that was because he bogeyed four of the last five holes.
But his cushion was so big, that he still beat Lee Janzen by two shots at 13- under.
[SUPER=03-Aurora, IL/ESPN; :]


And Annika Sorenstam bounced back from an emotional week at the Colonial to win the LPGA's Kellog- Keebler Classic.
She shot rounds of 62, 66, and 71.
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[S-French]


[ANCHOR=kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-138 TC13703]
[GRAPHIC=Tennis]


Yesterday was a bad day for the American women at the French Open.
Jennifer Capriati lost in three sets.
Lindsay Davenport was retired thanks to a toe injury, and Venus Williams bit the dust courtesy of an 18 year old Russian.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France/NBC Sports; :00]


Williams was bitten by the upset bug, committing 75 unforced errors and hit 12 double faults against Vera Zvonerava.
Her serve was also broken six times by the 22nd- seeded Zvonereva who won the match 2-6, 6-2, and 6-4.
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[anchor=kim]
[graphic=tennis]


The news wasn't all bad for the Americans.
Venus' little sister Serena advanced to the quarterfinal round, as did Andre Agassi on the men's side.

[Box-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
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An animated movie about fish left all other movies feeling shrimpy by comparision this weekend.
"Finding Nemo" took the top spot at the box office.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-"Finding Nemo" Disney-Pixar;]

The deep-sea adventure scored the biggest debut ever for an animated film, taking in an estimated 70-point-six million dollars. It's the fifth straight Disney-Pixar collaboration to debut at number one -- joining movies like ``Toy Story'' and ``Monsters Inc.
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[Anchor=Kimberly]

[TAKE FS CHYRON]
[SUPER=77-Finding Nemo/70.6/Bruce Almighty/35.6/The Italian Job/19.3/The Matrix Reloaded/15/Daddy Day Care/6.8;]

"Finding Nemo" drowned Jim Carrey's comedy "Bruce Almighty". Last week's number one movie sunk to second place. The remake of ``The Italian Job'' opened in third place.
"The Matrix Reloaded" dropped to fourth and ``Daddy Day Care'' finished fifth this weekend.


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