Former Tech Punter Jimmy Kibble is a free man this morning after serving one month of jail time.
A judge in Manassas set Kibble free yesterday, after he served one month of a six-month sentence for having consentual sexual contact with two students at the high school where he coached.
Attorneys agreed to time served for Kibble, plus 500 hours of community service.
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A Virginia doctor's sentenced for performing exams under the influence of narcotics.
We'll have the latest...
And... Where do Virginia's candidates for governor stand in the stem cell debate?
On the same side.
We'll tell you what side that is, still ahead.
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But first if you are traveling today........
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Families looking for something to do together - have one option running all summer long on Tuesday nights... at Smith Mountain Lake.
Today we're joined by Bob Richter (RICK-terr) and Dave Randlett who've both had a hand in organizing "Family Fun Nights".
Thanks for joining us.
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What's the inspiration for "Family Fun Night"?
You have a musical theme, right? Tell us a little more about that and what's available at Family Fun Night.
Where is Family Fun Night held and what time ? (Bridgewater Plaza by the marina)
Is there a charge?
Alright - thanks for joining us.
Right now Jacey's going to tell us whether Mother Nature's cooperating if you've got outdoor plans this week.
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A Loudoun County Doctor is sentenced to 30 months in prison for performing exams under the influence of narcotics he had stolen from his patients.
A judge called Joseph Shaw Jones dangerous as a drunk driver when he performed gastrointestinal exams under the influence of painkillers he siphoned from his patients to treat his own addiction.
A legal challenge to the new House and Senate Districts drawn by Republicans will be heard in Salem.
That's where Democrats filed a lawsuit accusing the Republican majority of creating districts that were racially and politically-motivated.
Lawyers for the Governor and Republican legislators named in the suit said the case should be heard in Richmond.
But Judge Richard Pattisall said it would move fastest in Salem.
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[IN Q=IT comes down to]
((JUDGE RICHARD PATTISALL: IT COMES DOWN TO A QUESTION OF IRREPARABLE HARM AS OPPOSED TO A QUESTION OF CONVENIENCE TO PARTIES.))
[SUPER=01-Judge Richard Pattisall;]
[OUT Q=convenience to parties.]
Though members of the General Assembly can NOT be compelled to be in court during a legislative session, the judge said they COULD still be named in the lawsuit.
Virginia gubernatorial candidates are on the same side of one hotly contested issue.
Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Mark Earley both say they oppose creating embryos to be used in stem cell research.
Warner does say he approves of experiments on frozen embryos that would otherwise be
President Bush is considering whether to allow federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
Meanwhile Warner's feeling some heat - for a flip-flop.
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[IN Q=I think we have enough]
((MARK WARNER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: : I THINK WE HAVE ENOUGH GUN LAWS. WE OUGHT TO HAVE THEM STRICTLY ENFORCED.))
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[OUT Q=to have them stricktly enforced]
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That was the Democrat two weeks ago -- saying NO new gun laws.
Less than a week later, he said he would sign a law banning guns in recreation centers.
Political scientist Larry Sabato says both candidates may want to get their seeming "flip-flops" out of the way during the summer.
Sabato says Warner is moving as far right as he can on the gun issue -- but needs to be somewhat consistent with his past position.
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[IN Q=He has no hope of]
((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: LOOK, HE HAS NO HOPE OF GETTING THE NRA ENDORSEMENT...STAYS NEUTRAL, AND THEY HAVE DONE THAT BEFORE, IT IS DEVASTATING TO MARK EARLEY, THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE.))
[SUPER=401-Larry Sabato/UVA Political Analyst;]
[OUT Q=Mark Earley, the Republican candidate.]
As a state senator, Mark Earley supported the one handgun purchase a month limit -- and also backed a limited version of the rec center ban.
So he is NOT assured N-R-A support.