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The man accused of trying to break into the cockpit of a United Airlines flight to South America yesterday will be arraigned in court this afternoon.
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And reports of a bomb threat lead authorities to search a Delta airlines plane at Atlanta's airport.


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After some wintry weather yesterday the sunshine has returned and temperatures are responding...I'll have your weekend forecast...
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[Delta]


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Authorities searched a Delta airlines plane at Atlanta's airport this morning, because of what the carrier called a "security concern."
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Initial reports say authorities didn't find anything dangerous on the plane.
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Flight 350 was scheduled to fly to Boston.
But there were reports that a bomb threat was called in two hours before the plane was supposed to depart from Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.
No passengers were on board the plane.
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[Passenger-Incident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Meanwhile, another man accused of trying to break into an airliner cockpit yesterday is quoted as saying he ''wanted to destroy everything.''
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


It happened on a United Airlines flight to South America.
Pablo Moreira is now back in Miami.
He's due in court this afternoon on a felony charge of interfering with a flight crew.
Passenger Jan Boyer saw Moreira kicking in the door of the cockpit.
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[SOT 10:14:19]
[IN Q=I turned to him]

((JAN BOYER/UNITED AIRLINES PASSENGER: "I TURNED TO HIM AND SAID, 'WHAT ARE YOU DOING?' AND HE SAID, 'I NEED TO TALK TO THE CAPTAIN,' IN A VERY INTENSE EXCITED MANNER, AND BEFORE WE KNEW IT HE HAD FOUND THIS ALTERNATIVE POINT OF ENTRY AND HAD INSERTED HALF OF HIS BODY INTO THE COCKPIT." ))
[SUPER=01-Jan Boyer/United Airlines Passenger;]
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[OUT Q=into the cockpit.]
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[VO-NAT]


If convicted, Moreira could get 20 years in prison.
Officials say there's no evidence to indicate it was any kind of terrorist incident.
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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A neighbor of the missing seven- year- old California girl has hired an attorney.
Authorities say he's cooperating, but they paid another visit to his house late last night.
Vince Gonzales reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Steven Feldman/Westerfield's Attorney; :49]
[SUPER=01-Brenda Van Dam/Danielle's Mother; :59]
[SUPER=01-Vince Gonzales/CBS News; 1:15]
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[OUT Q=Gonzales, CBS News, Los Angeles.]

((LATE LAST NIGHT POLICE WENT BACK INTO THE HOME OF DAVID WESTERFIELD.. SPENDING ABOUT TEN MINUTES INSIDE BEFORE LEAVING. IT'S YET ANOTHER INDICATION THAT POLICE ARE FOCUSING MUCH OF THEIR INVESTIGATION ON HIM.

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WESTERFIELD'S NEIGHBOR, 7 YEAR OLD DANIELLE VAN DAM,. WAS BELIEVED KIDNAPPED FROM HER BEDROOM FRIDAY NIGHT. WESTERFIELD E TOLD REPORTERS HE AND dDANIELLE'S MOTHER BRENDA VAN DAM WERE AT THE SAME BAR THAT EVENING

( SOUND FROM WESTERFIELD) " We were dancing..she was with two friends.. they were playing pool having a good time.:"
SINCE THEN POLICE PULLED BAGS OF EVIDENCE FROMHIS HOUSE AND IMPOUNDED HIS CARS. HE WILLINGLY LED THEM TO TWO AREAS IN THE DESERT WHERE HE SAID HE SPEND THE WEEKEND IN HIS R-V. THURSDAY.. WESTERFIELED HIRED AT ATTORNEY.
STEVEN FELDMAN, WESTERFIELD'S ATTORNEY
" It's an ongoing investigation..its completely inappriate for me to discuss any details.
MEANWHILE BRENDA VAN DAM CONTINUED TO PLEAD FOR HER MISSING DAUGHTER .

BRENDA VAN DAM, MOTHER
" WE are so worried about her and more so every day that passes. we ask that the focus be on Danielle. If you've seen her if you no anything about where she is please call.
Police say they have scores of leads and may continue searching the california desert today.vinc gonzales cbs news l.a. ))

[Farm-Bureau]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Local farmers are showing their support for a home away from home for families of sick children.
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The Virginia Farm Bureau donated more than a truckload of canned food to the Ronald McDonald house in Roanoke today. The Ronald McDonald house serves meals to its guests four days a week, and depends mostly on private and corporate donations.
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[IN Q=This past year...]

((LANEY MOFIELD/RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE EXEC. DIRECTOR; THIS PAST YEAR, 2001, WE SERVED MORE THAN 10,000 MEALS AND OUR FOOD BUDGET CAME IN AROUND $2800. SO THE SIZE OF THIS DONATION WITH SO MANY OTHER WITH LOCAL CHURCHES AND GROUPS GOES A LONG WAY IN BEING ABLE TO FEED OUR GUESTS.))
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[OUT Q=able to feed our guests.]
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The event was to commemorate "Food Check-Out Day".
It's the day on which the average American family has earned enough money to pay for the family's food for the year.
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[11Van-Ban]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Efforts in the House of Delegates to ban the use of 15- passenger vans to transport public school students failed again yesterday.
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[SUPER=04-July 1;]


House Bill 460 was a response to the church van accident last July that killed Jessika Lewis and injured several others.
In committee, lawmakers had narrowed the focus to exempt private schools, but the measure still faced strong opposition on the floor.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I hope the bill passes]

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: I HOPE THE BILL PASSES, BUT WHETHER IT PASSES OR NOT, I HOPE THAT THE ATTENTION THAT HAS BEEN BROUGHT BY THIS BILL WILL ALERT EVERYONE THESE ARE CARGO VANS, NOT PEOPLE VANS AND THAT THEY REALLY OUGHT TO BE USED FOR CARGO AND OUGHT NOT TO BE USED FOR TRANSPORTING HUMAN BEINGS.))
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[OUT Q=transportation of human beings.]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The measure failed by a single vote the first time, and by two votes when Griffith managed to bring it up again. Barring an unexpected political maneuver, supporters of the ban will have to wait until next year.

[11Warner]


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Meanwhile the State Senate has moved to block some of the appointments former Governor Jim Gilmore made before leaving office.
Senate Republicans have been at odds with Gilmore since last year.
And last night, they rejected 27 of the appointments he made in the final days of his term.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Earlier, it was Governor Warner who took up the issue of appointments.
He announced a new commission that will review candidates for the governing boards of Virginia's public colleges and universities.
With the college presidents standing behind him, Warner said he hopes to take politics out of higher education.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Basically, we're expanding]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: BASICALLY WE'RE EXPANDING THE NET BY HAVING THIS COMMISSION IN PLACE. TO TRY TO GO OUT AND REACH OUT AND FIND PEOPLE WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE NOT COME THROUGH THE PROCESS, SO WE CAN GET THE BEST PEOPLE POSSIBLE TO SERVE ON THESE FINE INSTITUTION BOARDS.))
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[OUT Q=on these fine institution boards.]
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[VO-NAT]


During the news conference, Warner also indicated that more bad financial news is on the way.
Next week, Warner will brief lawmakers on January revenues and it appears the numbers will fall below estimates once again.
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Some human rights activists are criticizing President Bush. We'll tell you why after the break.
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Also we'll tell you why some representatives of Southwest Virginia will be hanging around the gold medal winners at the Winter Games.
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More Afghan war prisoners have arrived in Cuba--
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[SUPER=03-Guantanamo Bay, Cuba;]


28- new detainees arrived last night at the U-S base in Guantanamo Bay.
Meanwhile, some human rights groups are criticizing President Bush's decision regarding the rights of the war prisoners.
President Bush has decided to grant detained Taliban soldiers rights under the Geneva Convention.
But he adds that al-Qaida fighters will NOT be given the same rights.
Bush's decision won't change how the captives are treated, but it may help protect U-S soldiers.
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[Afghanistan]


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"Enduring Freedom" is the name of their mission--
In his continuing series of reports from Afghanistan, Drew Levinson takes a first hand look at what that means for U-S troops.
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[SUPER=03-Kandahar, Afghanistan;]
[SUPER=01-Richard Tackett/101st Airborne;]
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((


(LOCATOR: KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN)


Though closed to the public--Kandahars International Airport is packed with foreign tourists.
(NATSOUND)

The Americans and their allies have made this their military stronghold. They're getting it ready for humanitarian aid flights. Knowing the enemy could be out there, job one is to secure and defend the airfield.
(NATSOUND)

Near what they consider the front lines the soldiers of the 101st airborne run through their daily drills.

(SOT: SGT RICHARD TACKETT)

NO TELLING WHAT CAN HAPPEN OUT HERE, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN AT ANYTIME AND YOU MUST KEEP YOUR SKILLS AND YOUR MEN SHARP AT ALL TIMES.

(STANDUP: DREW LEVINSON )

RIGHT NOW THERE ARE ABOUT 2000 AMERICANS HERE ON BASE. TALK TO THEM AND THEY WILL TELL YOU THEIR JOB IS TO PRESERVE FREEDOM. TALK TO THEM A LITTLE LONGER AND THEY'LL TELL YOU THAT JOB IS A LONELY ONE.
Instead of living in a foxhole...Specialist Patrick Lemieux of Rhode Island rather be home at the beach with his fianc´┐Ż.

(SOT: SPC. PATRICK LEMIEUX/101ST AIRBORNE )

IT IS VERY DIFFICULT BECAUSE BEING AWAY FROM THE REAL WORLD AS WE CALL IT ,IT IS HARD BECAUSE YOU DONT KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON YOU DONT KNOW HOW PEOPLE ARE FEELING, NOT MUCH CONTACT.
His sergeant- Richard Tackett of Tennessee understands. That big bottle of anti-acid in his bunker may be for his heartburn but his heart burns for his family and their images are never far away.

(SOT)

A PICTURE OF MY MOTHER MY BROTHER MY SISTER. MY FOUR SONS, MY WIFE
The Allied mission is called "Enduring Freedom." The soldiers here in Afghanistan say to achieve that for the future its necessary to endure the hardships that go with it today. Drew Levinson, CBS News Kandahar. ))

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A professor from Hollins University says the western world could learn some lessons about medicine from other cultures.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Every year, Doctor Robin Taylor leaves the classroom and heads to Nepal, to study how people there use plants as medicine.
She visits healers and learns their remedies for common illnesses.
Then, she and her students test them in the lab, to find out how they measure up to Western medicines.
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[IN Q=Of all the plants]

((ROBIN TAYLOR/HOLLINS BIOLOGY PROFESSOR: OF ALL THE PLANTS THAT I TEST, 85-90% OF THEM WORK IN THE LABORATORY... WHICH TO ME MEANS THAT THESE PEOPLE REALLY KNOW WHAT THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT AND THIS TRADITIONAL MEDICINE REALLY WORKS.))
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[OUT Q=medicine really works.]
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Taylor hopes her research in Nepal will help find new ways to treat bacterial infections and other illnesses.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, Leo will let us know what we can expect from the weekend forecast.
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Also we'll tell you why Osama Bin Laden is making appearances all over Brazil.
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[6Medal-Ribbon]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Southwest Virginia will be represented by every medal winner at the Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
The Paxar factory in Hillsville is producing 9-hundred Olympic ribbons to hold the winners' medals.
Rachel Cannon has more.
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[IN Q=Nats]
[SUPER=03-Hillsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Adair/Director of Manufacturing; :11]
[SUPER=01-Steve Hoffmann/Technical Director; 1:10 QUICK]
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((Nats The weaving machines in this Hillsville plant are working at Olympic speed. A team at Paxar concentrated specifically on the ribbons.
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[SOT 4:01:18]
[IN Q=when youy]

((MARK ADAIR/DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING; WHEN YOU HAVE GOT SOMETHING THAT THEY KNOW IS GOING TO GO OUT THERE AND GOING TO BE SEEN, YEAH, THEY TAKE A LITTLE EXTRA PRIDE IN PRODUCING THAT.))
[OUT Q=THAT]

The Olympic Committee came with several ribbon designs over a few months before approving the 4th and final version. Officials say producing it was challenging and detailed.
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[SOT 2:01:25]
[IN Q=it took]

((MARK ADAIR/DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING; IT TOOK SEVERAL DAYS TO WAVE ITS AN INTRICATE WEAVE A TUBULAR WEAVE APPROXIMATELY 18-THOUSAND PICS IN THE LANARD ITSELF AND THAT MEANS INDIVIDUAL YARNS.))
[OUT Q=YARNS]

The ribbon sports three shades of blue...is 40-inches long and 2-inches wide. It reads Salt Lake 2002 and "light the fire within." Also included are the five Olympic rings woven in blue.
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[SOT 1:45:28]
[IN Q=ITS SMETYHING]

((IT'S SOMETHING WE CAN SHOW OFF OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY THIS SMALL TOWN OF HILLSVILLE CONTRIBUTES TO THE WORLD.))
[OUT Q=THE WORLD]

Paxar has factories around the world.
New York based CEO Paul Griswold says "We at Paxar are extremely proud of our involvement in the creation of what is perhaps the world's most recognized and highly sought athletic award."
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[SOT 14:30:26]
[IN Q=a lot]

((A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE ANXIOUS TO SEE IT MADE OR TO SEE WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE WHEN WE WERE ALL FINISHED WITH IT. ))
[OUT Q=WITH IT.]

And a lot of athletes are anxious to see it around their necks. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Hillsville.))

[Osama-Masks]


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While the world is wondering if Osama bin Laden is dead or alive, his FACE is popping up all over Brazil.
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[SUPER=03-Rio De Janeiro, Brazil;]


For the last 25 years, Armando Valles has made MASKS to sell at Brazil's famous Carnival.
Recently, the main face coming off his production lines is that of bin Laden.
Valles has already sold 12- thousand of these masks, and expects to break the 15- thousand mark before the Carnival ends.
But he stresses that the mask isn't meant to praise the terrorist leader-- pointing out that his company also makes monster masks.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 40 points. The NASDAQ has gained five points.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Still to come in sports, the state's top two wrestling teams prepare to matchup this weekend,
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[VO-NAT ]

and Daytona International Speedway wants to make sure fans remember the Intimadator.
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[S-Daytona]


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While racers are getting ready to man the track, a MAN who ruled Daytona was given a GREAT HONOR.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

The much anticipated 14 foot tall statue of Dale Earnhardt was unveiled outside of Daytona USA on Speedway Boulevard.

The Bronze statue depicts Earnhardt following his one and only Daytona 500 victory, with the trophy in one hand and fist in the air. His widow, Theresa Earnhardt helped dedicate the piece of art work.
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[IN Q=BITE ]
[SUPER=01-Theresa Earnhardt/Dale's Widow; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...what you give."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] Also yesterday, 22 Winston Cup drivers drew starting positions for Sunday's Budweiser Shootout all-star race. Jeff Gordon, who won the most poles last year went first.
He drew the last spot, while Kurt Busch gets the pole.
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[S-Wrestling]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-119 328TC]
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A match between two of Virginia's top wrestling teams will take place on Saturday in Grundy.
The Golden Wave will host Christiansburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :]


The Blue Demons are near the top of the Group Two- A rankings.
Kevin Dresser's program has grown so much that he brought in an assistant, former N-C-Double-A champion from Iowa, Darrell Weber (WEBBER).
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[IN Q="They work]
[SUPER=01-Darrell Weber/Christiansburg Assistant Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=.....it is now."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/2002 Big Orange; :]


The Blue Demons won the Big Orange wrestling tournament, and they're ranked second in the state.
That ranking could increase by one when the Blue Demons face top- ranked Grundy on Saturday in Grundy, in front of 25 hundred fans.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="They've been...]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Boyd/189 Pound Senior; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Clarke/215 Pound Senior; :09]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...the favor."]
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[S-Recruits]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-120 1114TC]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Sports]

On paper, UVa beat Tech in the just- completed football recruiting battle by hauling in a 26 player class that includes four Parade All-Americans. Mike Stevens has more with Frank Beamer and Al Groh.
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[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Last Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Coach; :15]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :29]
[SUPER=04-1990 Season; :59]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:05]
[SUPER=@mike2; 1:20]
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[OUT Q=...news 7 sports."]
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(( Al Groh returned to his alma mater last year and took his share of lumps. But this off-season he and his assistants were determined to get better and eventually get even. ((AL GROH/UVA HEAD COACH:)) Groh says many of these recruits including linebacker Ahmad Brooks from CD Hylton will play as freshman. The chance to play, and also play for Groh made a difference. ((AL GROH:)) UVa's best class since Terry Kirby and Chris Slade arrived in 1989 did not go unnoticed in Blacksburg. ((FRANK BEAMER:))
The Hokies signed 20 players in a class led by Marcus Vick. His arrival in Blacksburg had a lot to do with a triangular relationship between Michael Vick, Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb and new tech quarterback coach Kevin Rogers. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) The bottom line is that it's too early to tell which of these classes will pan out to be the best. Recruiting is far from an exact science. Guys like John Engleberger, Corey Moore and Ben Taylor were lightly recruited at best.)) ((FRANK BEAMER:))
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