[HEADLINES]

[TALENT=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Ahead on News 7 at Noon, Cuban officials are demanding the return of a 5 year old Cuban refugee.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And on the eve of the opening of an international trade conference in Seattle, officials are bracing for protests by thousands of activists.
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[TALENT=Patrick]
[SS=None]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


News 7 at noon is next.

[refugee-boy]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=None]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=News-7 at Noon]


There's a big fight brewing over the little Cuban boy rescued last week in the waters off Florida.
The boy was one of three survivors of a boat that sank after leaving Cuba for the U-S.
His mother and stepfather were killed, now his father who is still in Cuba wants him back.
Jim Bergamo reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL; :00]
[SUPER=03-Pompano Beach/Thursday; ;16]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen/(R) Florida; :24]
[SUPER=01-William Gonzales/Boy's Relative; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Jim Bergamo/Reporting; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=FOR CBS NEWS.]

(((nats of kid trying on new shirt)
(track)

WHETHER IT'S TRYING ON NEW CLOTHES
(nats of watching tv)

OR WATCHING TV, ELIAN GONZALEZ LOOKS EVERY BIT LIKE ANY OTHER FIVE YEAR OLD IN THIS COUNTRY. AMAZING, WHEN YOU CONSIDER THANKSGIVING DAY HE WAS PLUCKED FROM AN INNER TUBE IN THE ATLANTIC, AFTER SPENDING THREE DAYS WITHOUT FOOD OR WATER.
(sot: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen/Republican, Fla.)

Certainly this young boy's case has really put a real human face on the drama and the terror and the tragedy that is the real Cuban experience day in and day out. SUNDAY CONGRESSWOMAN ILLEANA ROS LEHTINEN HELPED GONZALEZ OPEN AND PLAY WITH THE GIFTS SHE BROUGHT. SHE, LIKE EVERYONE ELSE IS AMAZED AT HIS REMARKABLY GOOD CONDITION CONSIDERING THE ONLY OTHER SURVIVORS AMONG 13 CUBAN REFUGEES STILL BEAR UNSIGHTLY STINGS, SCARS AND ABRASIANS FROM THEIR ORDEAL AT SEA. BUT GONZALEZ' BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL MAY NOW TURN INTO A CUSTODY BATTLE. HIS BIOLOGICAL FATHER IN CUBA WANTS HIM BACK. HIS SOUTH FLORIDA FAMILY WANTS HIM TO REMAIN HERE.
(Sot William Gonzales/Boy's relative)

THERE'S NO FUTURE FOR THE KID TO GO BACK THERE, FOR WHAT? THEN WHEN HE IS 15 OR 16 YEARS OLD, HE'S GOING TO TRY TO COME BACK AGAIN. Sot Ros-Lehtinen WE KNOW THAT'S WHAT HIS MOTHER WANTED. HER PRAYERS TO GOD MUST HAVE BEEN TO SAVE AND LET HIM BEGIN THIS NEW LIFE OF FREEDOM. BERGAMO ON CAM CLOSE
(mother & father separated for several years/she was one of those who died when vessel capsized)))



[wto-protest]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They're calling it ``The Battle in Seattle.''
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;]

[3:24:33]
Thousands of Activists are planning mass acts of civil disobedience against the World Trade Organization which begins meeting tomorrow in Seattle.
Some have already taken over an abandoned building.
They claim that global trade has taken away housing from the poor.
(//////SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((WE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE BELIEVE THAT HOUSING IS A RIGHT FOR EVERYBODY, WE'RE CREATING THIS SPACE TO TURN IT OVER TO THE HOMELESS, AND WE HOPE THE CITIZENS OF SEATTLE CAN RESPECT THAT AND ACT IN SOLIDARITY."))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=act in solidarity.]
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[VO-NAT]


The protesters also say W-T-O is more concerned about profits than worker safety, compensation and the environment.

Authorities this morning shut the utilities to the building.
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[Campbell-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-45 TC55:32]
[GRAPHIC=Campbell Fire]


Investigators are looking for the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed a Campbell County business.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


A deputy spotted smoke and flames coming from the Hyland Auto Parts warehouse off Timberlake Road around one a-m.


Fire crews from five area volunteer companies spent several hours bringing the blaze under control.
The inside of the building and its contents were destroyed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:17:24]
[IN Q=It's pretty much]

((ROBBIE THOMPSON/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: IT'S PRETTY MUCH A TOTAL LOSS AND WE DON'T HAVE ANYTHING AT THIS TIME TO POINT US IN ANY DIRECTION OF ANYTHING OTHER THAN ACCIDENTAL. WE'RE INVESTIGATING IT RIGHT NOW TO TRY AND FIND OUT THE EXACT CAUSE AND ORIGIN OF IT.))
[SUPER=01-Robbie Thompson/Campbell Co. Sheriff's Dept.]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=origin of it.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Thompson says the business had been closed since last Wednesday.
Firefighters had to force their way into the building.
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[Women-Prison]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Va Prisons]


A new study says the number of women in Virginia's prisons is up dramatically.
The report attributes the nationwide increase in drug prosecutions.
From 19-86 to 19-96 the number of female inmates in Virginia state prisons rose from 390 to more than 12-hundred between.
About 20 percent of Virginia's current female inmate population of 18-hundred is serving time for drug crimes.

[E-Danville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-38 1:24:06]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


A teenager faces murder charges after a shooting early yesterday morning outside a Danville nightspot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Police say 18-year old Torrenzo Dewhan Bennett of Ringgold was shot in the shoulder, thigh and left side.
Authorities found Bennett outside Phatty Bobalatti's Pub and Grill on Piney Forest Road, just after midnight.
Police have arrested and charged a 17 year old with murder as well as the attempted murder of another man.
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[hsing-hsing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Now that Washington National Zoo's beloved Hsing-Hsing has passed away, there are only five giant pandas in the United States.
Three are in the San Diego Zoo and there are two in Atlanta.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[3:07:46]
Hsing Hsing was 28, or roughly 90 human years.
The maladies of old age, including kidney failure and arthritis, had left the zoo with no choice but to put him to sleep.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

(( LISA STEVENSON, NATIONAL ZOO, ASSOCIATE CURATOR.:IT BECAME VERY CLEAR TO US THAT WE COULD NOT MAINTAIN HIS QUALITY OF LIFE. EVERYTHING BECAME AN EFFORT FOR HIM. IT WAS AN EFFORT FOR HIM TO GET UP. IT WAS AN EFFORT FOR HIM TO EAT, AND HE WAS VERY TIRED.))
[SUPER=01-Lisa Stevenson/National Zoo;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=and he was very tired.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The panda is one of the world's most endangered species.
Experts believe there are about one-thousand left, living in the mountains of China.
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[tease1] [HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


It's a ground-breaking day in Northern Ireland-- as Protestant and Catholic leaders form a new government.
The details are still ahead on News-7 at noon.
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[VO-NAT ]


And later-- they planned for everything but an earthquake.
But now the frescoes of two Italian masters are whole again.
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[Talent=Patrick]

[Wx-Tease] [Weatherpro] [music up full] [comm1]

[Northern-Ireland]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon ]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


History is being made today in Belfast.
Rival political leaders are meeting to form a new coalition government.
The Northern Ireland Assembly is choosing 12-member executive cabinet of Protestant and Catholic representatives.
Tom Fenton has details from London.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[10:01:43]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Belfast, Northern Ireland; :00]
[SUPER=01-Martin McGuinness/Sinn Fein Party; :06]
[SUPER=01-Ian Paisley, Jr./Protestant Politician; :23]
[SUPER=@File; :45]
[SUPER=01-Tom Fenton/Reporting; :54]
[RUNS=1:05]
[OUT Q=cbs News, London.]

(((Locator: Belfast, Northern Ireland/This Morning)
(Arrivals got meeting)

Northern Ireland's Protestant and Catholic politicians are meeting today to make history.
(SOT MARTIN MCGUINNESS, SINN FEIN PARTY)

IT'S A BIG DAY FOR REPUBLICANS, AND FROM OUR POINT OF VIEW THIS HAS BEEN A LONG, HARD STRUGGLE. It has been a long hard road for both sides to agree to share power in a new government. And even now, Protestant politicians are uneasy about doing business with Catholics.
(SOT IAN PAISLEY, JR., PROTESTANT POLITICIAN)

THERE ISN'T A CAT'S CHANCE IN HELL OF SEEING A COLLECTIVE DECISION BEING MADE IN THAT PLACE. AND CERTAINLY, WE'RE NOT GOING TO BE PARTICIPATING IN COLLECTIVE DECISIONS WITH TERRORISTS.
(PEACE DEMO)

But collective government is the price of peace and that is what the majority of Northern Irelanders now want. They have made their voices heard in the streets and in the pubs.
(SOT MAN IN PUB/NO ID)

IT'S ABOUT THE ORDINARY PEOPLE ON THE STREET. WE WANT PEACE AND WE NEED PEACE.
(Super: FILE)
(File of violence)

What they don't want is a resurgence of the armed violence from both Catholic and Protestant gangs that plagued Northern Ireland for three decades. FENTON ONCAM CLOSE: THE PROCESS OF GIVING UP THE GUNS IS SUPPOSED TO START SOON. BUT GIVEN THE HISTORY OF NORTHERN IRELAND, IT WILL BE NOT BE EASY AND COULD TURN OUT TO BE THE FINAL STUMBLING BLOCK. TOM FENTON CBS NEWS, LONDON.))

[E-Holiday-Traffic]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-49 00:29:49]
[GRAPHIC=HOLIDAY TRAVEL]


The holiday travel crunch is coming to an end, but not before causing some major tie-ups.
Last night, traffic on Interstate 77 coming into Virginia from North Carolina was backed up for 20-miles thanks to construction.
The situation on Interstate 81 was NOT as severe but state police say traffic was heavy.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Both Interstates saw their share of accidents and delays yesterday, as travelers headed back to school and home after the holiday break.
[SOT 1:39:16]
[INQ=we've experienced]

((SGT. TOM FOSTER/STATE TROOPER: WE'VE EXPERIENCED ONE FATALITY SO FAR THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND STATEWIDE WE'VE EXPERIENCED 16 FATAL CRASHES THIS WEEKEND.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Tom Foster/State Police]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUTQ=fatal crashes this weekend.]
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[VO-NAT]


Nationwide-- an estimated 28- million people were expected to travel by car between Wednesday and Sunday.
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[E-Car-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-42 1:16:26]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


While construction tied up traffic on Interstate-77, a mutli-car accident slowed traffic on Interstate 81.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


This seven car pile up in Botetourt County closed down one southbound lane of the interstate near Buchanan.
State police say the accident was caused by drivers following the vehicle in front of them too closely.
Three people were taken to the hospital.
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[E-Deer-Cars]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-43 1;08:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It's not just holiday traffic causing accidents in our area but also deer.
As Joy Sutton reports-- there's a reason deer are putting themselves in harm's way this time of year.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's hunting season]
[SUPER=@File; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Tom Foster/State Police; :09]
[SUPER=07-Robison Triplett; :32]
[SUPER=07-Jim Mitchell; :41]
[SUPER=@Joy1; :52]
[SUPER=04-November 11; 1:13]
[RUNS=2:03]
[OUT Q=news 7]

(( It's hunting season -- and officials say that means a lot of deer are coming out of the woods and onto the roads.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:34:22]
[IN Q=This time of year]

(( THIS TIME OF THE YEAR THERE'S A LOT MORE ACTIVITY IN THE WOODS, HUNTERS GOING INTO THE DEER'S HABITAT AND CAUSING THEM TO COME OUT. ALSO THE VEGETATION IS BEGINNING TO DECREASE AND THE DEER COME OUT OF THE MOUNTAINS INTO THE SUBURBS AND GRAZE ON LAWNS AND GRASS PLANTED ON THE ROADWAYS.))
[RUNS= 19]
[OUT Q=on the roadways]


And if you're like most motorists you've probably spotted a few deer.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:46:57]
[IN Q=Coming home]

((ROBIN TRIPLETT:COMING HOME I'M REAL CAUTIOUS LOOKING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD A LOT TO SEE IF ONE WILL COME OUT AND HIT THE CAR BECAUSE THERE ARE A LOT OF THEM OUT THERE))
[RUNS= 8]
[OUT Q=out there]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:47:44]
[IN Q=They'll come out]

((JIM MITCHELL:THEY'LL COME OUT OVER THE ROADS,AND IF YOU'VE EVER SEEN SOME OF THE CARS THAT HAVE BEEN HIT BY A DEER IT CAN TEAR THEM UP PRETTY BAD ))
[RUNS= 7]
[OUT Q=pretty bad]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:45:31]
[IN Q=Sometimes the deer]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: SOMETIMES DEER APPEAR OUT OF NOWHERE CATCHING DRIVERS BY SURPRISE. BUT OFFICIALS SAY IT'S NOT ALWAYS BEST TO SWERVE TO AVOID HITTING ONE))
[RUNS= 9]
[OUT Q=hitting one]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:34:59]
[IN Q=Were we usually see]

((SGT. FOSTER/VA STATE POLICE:WHERE WE USUALLY HAVE MORE SERIOUS INJURY RESULT IS WHEN THE MOTORIST TRIES TO AVOID THE DEER AND THEY RUN OFF THE ROAD AND STRIKE A STATIONARY OBJECT SUCH AS A LARGE TREE OR THEY SWERVE TO THE OTHER DIRECTION ON A TWO LANE ROAD AND STRIKE ONCOMING VEHICLES HEAD-ON ))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=head-on]


The driver of this vehicle swerved to avoid a deer and ended up hitting a ditch and flipping the vehicle on it's side.
That's why officials advise staying in your lane -- and applying the brakes quickly.
Officials say there have been 49 crashes in Roanoke, Montgomery and Botetourt counties in November alone -- and every year state police say there is at least one fatality here locally.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:34:04]
[IN Q=Typically in this ]

((TYPICALLY IN THIS AREA DEER RELATED CRASHES INCREASE FROM AROUND 4 TO 5 PERCENT TO 12 TO 15 PERCENT DURING HUNTING SEASON))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=pre-dawn hours]


Officials say it's good to use your high beams in spotting a deer -- but once you encounter one it's best to put your lights on low beam so that the animal is not distracted.
Also keep an eye out for more deer during the early evening hours just after sunset and the very early pre-dawn hours.
Joy Sutton, News 7. ))
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[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still ahead on News-7 at noon, Patrick Evans will be here with the work-week forecast.
(-----------------)
[VO-NAT ]


And Toy Story 2 rides into the record books.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #2]


[Italy-assisi]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two years and two months after being severely damaged by earthquakes, Italy's Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi has been restored.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Assisi, Italy/September 26, 1997;]

[3:26:27]
Twin earthquakes brought down the ceiling of the 13th-century church and nearly destroyed a series of frescoes by two painters considered the fathers of Italian art.
The painstaking restoration cost 37 million dollars.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((PADRE NICOLA GIANDOMENICA, BASILICA PRIEST "ALL THE TECHNOLOGIES HAVE BEEN USED JUST TO PREVENT DAMAGES FOR FUTURE EARTHQUAKES, BUT WE DO KNOW THAT NOTHING LAST FOREVER." ))
[SUPER=01-Nicola Giandomenica/Basilica Priest;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=LAST FOREVER.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile more than three-thousand people left homeless by the earthquake are making do in cramped trailers until the government can build them new homes.
Italian officials say the restoration was a top priority to bring tourists and their dollars back to the region.
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[Toy-story]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Disney sequel outpaced the competition at the Thanksgiving weekend box office, smashing box office records in the process.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[10:24:41]
[IN Q=It's a box]
[SUPER=03-Toy Story 2/Disney - Pixar;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=never been opened.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Toy Story, Starring the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, has grossed more than 80 million dollars since its North American roll out last Wednesday.
That wipes out the previous Thanksgiving weekend record of about 46 million set last year by ''A Bug's Life.''
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


Finishing behind the talking Toys was the James Bond Film the World Is Not enough.[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE# none]
[GRAPHIC=stocks]


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN 51 points.
[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still to come in sports, highlights from week twelve of the N-F-L season, including the Skins overtime win over the Eagles,
(----------------)
[VO-NAT ]

and a Roanoke football coach is honored for nearly forty years of service to the Cave Spring community.
Patrick has more, when we return.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #3]



[Skins/Eagles]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-51 (1:07:28)]
[GRAPHIC=Skins/Eagles]


The Redskins are inching closer to run in the playoffs.
The Skins remain first in the N-F-C East after yesterday's 20-17 overtime victory over Philadelphia.
Roy Stanley has the highlights.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="The Crowd....]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/FOX; :00]
[SUPER=@Roy2; :20]
[SUPER=30-Washington/20/Philadelphia/17/Overtime; :47]
[RUNS=:57]
[OUT Q=...RS, News 7 Sports.]
(------------------)

((The crowd was into the game as the Skins were out to avenge an earlier loss to the Eagles.
Leading 3 to nothing Brad Johnson throws the ball into the end zone it bounces off the chest of Stephen Alexander right into the hands of Mike Sellers and Washington lead 10 to nothing.
It was 10 3 Skins at the half and Washington opened the third quarter with Stephen Davis scoring from the one his 16-th rushing T-D this season and Washington led 17 to 3.
But Eagle quarterback Donavan McNabb got hot he threw two T-D passes to tight end Luther Broughton this 26 yarder tied the game at 17 to 17.
Conway missed the game winner in regulation and the Skins got the ball first in overtime. James Thrasher returns the kickoff 49 yards all the way to the Eagle 49 yard line.
After a bobbled snap on third down, Conway connects on the 27 yarder and the Skins beat the Eagles 20 to 17 in overtime. Roy Stanley, News 7 Sports.))
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[S-Giants]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-52 (44:36)]
[GRAPHIC=Giants/Cardinals]


Jake Plummer's return to the Arizona lineup proved successful as his pair of second half touchdown passes led the Cardinals over the Giants 34 to 24.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/FOX Sports; :]


Giants Stadium hosted yesterday's action.
Kerry Collins got his first start of the season. He hooks up with Ike Hillard on this 40 yard pass play moving the ball to the Cardinal 5 yard line.
Several plays later Collins scores on the sneak and the Giants took a 6 to 3 lead.
[SUPER=30-Arizona/34/N. Y. Giants/24/;]


Plummer replaced Dave Brown in the second half and hit Rob Moore on the go ahead touchdown pass.
The Cardinals win it 34 to 24.
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[S-Bogle]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-55 2812tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]


The Roanoke Valley has honored one of it's phenomenal coaching icons.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Dwight Bogle, who has coached in the Cave Spring Recreation foundation for four decades is retiring. Yesterday friends, family members, former players and government officials gathered together to praise Bogle for his 39 years of coaching the same sandlot football team, the Cave Spring Lions. The Roanoke County board of supervisors proclaimed the day, "Dwight Bogle day", and the school board approved the renaming of Cave Spring's high school Stadium in his honor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=@Minnix; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Foutz/Cave Spring Head Coach; :17]
[SUPER=01-Terri Langford/Event Organizer; :30]
[SUPER=01-Dwight Bogle/Retiring After 39 Years as Coach; :37]
[RUNS=:50]
[OUT Q=...APPRECIATE IT."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

Mike Stevens will have more on the festivities and Bogle's legacy this coming Friday night on Friday Football Extra.
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[Hoops-Poll]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=College Basketball]


Cincinnati remains atop the latest Associated Press men's college basketball poll for the third week.
The Bearcats' are 4 and oh and earned 55 first place votes to stay on top.
North Carolina moved up two places to number two.
Stanford, Arizona, and Connecticut round out the top five.