Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

November 03, 2006

NATIONAL

Allen hounded over gaffe

Sen. George Allen came to Virginia's hunt country in pursuit of votes the other day and wound up getting hounded about his latest campaign embarrassments instead. pg 3A

13 charged in reselling drugs

A sheriff and 12 current and former officers in a hard-luck rural county that once billed itself the Sweatshirt Capital of the World were charged yesterday in a scheme to resell drugs seized from criminals. pg 5A

MARYLAND

2 testify against ex-Navy player

Two women testified in a military hearing in Washington yesterday that they were raped on separate occasions this year by former Navy football player Kenny Ray Morrison, who prosecutors say drugged the alleged victims before sexually assaulting them. Morrison's attorneys maintain he is innocent. pg 1B

WORLD

Overfishing may be perilous

All of the world's fishing stocks will collapse before midcentury, devastating food supplies, if overfishing and other human impacts continue at their current pace, according to a global study published today by scientists in five countries. pg 1A

Held U.S. soldier alive

The American soldier captured by gunmen in the Iraqi capital last week remains alive as family members and others try to negotiate his release, a U.S. military official said. pg 13A

SPORTS

Goosen, Durant lead at 2-under

Retief Goosen escaped with a 2-under-par 68 to share the lead with Joe Durant after a tough round at the Tour Championship, the final PGA Tour event of the season. It was the highest score to lead the first round at East Lake since the Tour Championship first came to the Atlanta course in 1998. pg 4f

TODAY

`Borat' takes a risk

Borat, the movie about a fictional TV reporter from Kazakhstan, is a risky - but terrific - comedy. pg 1c

BUSINESS

DOW -- DOWN

-12.48

12,018.54

NASDAQ -- DOWN

-0.33

2,334.02

S&P -- DOWN

-0.47

1,367.34

SUN INDEX -- DOWN

-0.61

349.58

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