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Coming up on News 7-
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Should part of one area river be closed to make our homeland safer? Tonight one Senator says NO-
It's been around for years- Why one local swimming center hopes its future is even better-
Plus new details about the plane crash that killed singer (Ah-LEE-ah) Aailiyah.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Preventing THIS from happening again- Today the president calls for a new strategy- and asks for lawmakers to help.
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((PRESIDENT BUSH: THE SECURITY OF OUR COUNTRY IS THE GOAL.)) [ butt to 57] ((THE TERRORISTS WON'T BE CHECKING FOR PARTY AFFILIATION BEFORE THEY BLOW US UP.))
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Today the President outlines ways to make our nation safer.
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The President is asking for specific measures that he says will crack down on terrorism.
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[VO]
President Bush wants national standards for drivers licenses.
and so called red teams that would plot theoretical terrorist attacks and figure out how to prevent them.
Aleen Sirgany has more on the president's plan to keep America safe.
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[Homeland-Security]


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((ON THE STEPS OF THE WHITE HOUSE ROSE GARDEN, PRESIDENT BUSH'S BROAD VISION FOR HOMELAND SECURITY EVOLVED INTO A DETAILED PLAN. WITH KEY CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS BY HIS SIDE, THE PRESIDENT OUTLINED A STRATEGY FOR COMBATING TERRORISM WITHIN AMERICA'S BORDERS. PRESIDENT BUSH: Protecting Americans from attack is our most urgent national priority, and we must act on the priority. ALONG WITH PROPOSING A NEW, CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ... THE 90-PAGE DOCUMENT CALLS FOR ... TIGHTER BORDER INSPECTIONS, STOCKPILING NEW VACCINES, INCREASING THE MILITARY'S ABILITY TO OPERATE WITHIN THE U.S., AND THE CREATION OF SPECIAL F-B-I TEAMS -- TRAINED TO THINK LIKE THE TERRORISTS THEIR UP AGAINST. THE PRESIDENT EMPHASIZED HIS PLAN ASSIGNS RESPONSIBILITIES TO ALL AMERICANS. PRESIDENT BUSH: "Responsibilities for federal employees and for governors and mayors and community and business leaders and the American citizens." HOPING TO SELL THE PLAN, KEY MEMBERS OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION MADE THE ROUNDS ON CAPITAL HILL -- AS CONGRESS CONTINUES TO HOLD HEARINGS ON THE FORMATION OF A NEW AGENCY. TOM RIDGE/HOMELAND SECURITY CHIEF: "It's good debate, real good discussion, and I believe Congress is going to give the president a very good piece of legislation when it is all said and done." BUT MOST LIKELY NOT EVERYTHING THE PRESIDENT WANTS. HOUSE COMMITTEES HAVE ALREADY VOTED TO TAKE THE COAST GUARD, SECRET SERVICE, AND PART OF THE I-N-S OUT OF THE PLAN. THE SENATE ALSO HAS CONCERNS.
(SEN. PATRICK LEAHY/D-VT)

"Simply saying well this is homeland security -- the laws don't need to apply to us -- and we can take a different view of the Constitution than the rest of the country -- that doesn't work." PRESIDENT BUSH IS ASKING CONGRESS FOR A TOTAL OF 67-BILLION DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS TO CREATE THE NEW HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT, AND TO COVER THE MOST PRESSING SECURITY ISSUES. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, THE WHITE HOUSE.))

[Arsenal-River]


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The army wants to close a section of the New River to help protect the Radford Arsenal.
Today, Senator George Allen joined fisherman to oppose the plan.
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The Arsenal has proposed shutting down four and half miles of the river to the public near its facility. Officials say it's for security reasons. Local outdoorsmen have spoken out against the idea .... saying it restricts their recreation activities. It a letter released today, Senator Allen asks the Secretary of the Army to drop the proposal. Allen says the plant would be no more secure under the plan than it is now. A public hearing on the matter is already scheduled for July 24th at Blacksburg Middle School.
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The group in charge of the now-vacant World Trade Center site unveiled six proposals for its re-development today..
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All six would replace the 110-story twin towers with significantly shorter buildings, and they all include large open-space memorials to the lives lost on September 11th.
The public will have chances to discuss the plans in public meetings, and even post comments online..
Eventually the best elements of the proposals are likely to be combined..
Officials hope to narrow it down to three possibilities by September, with the final plan expected by December..
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((JOHN WHITEHEAD/LOWER MANHATTAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION -- "WHAT OUR PLANS DEMONSTRATE CONCLUSIVELY IS THAT WE WILL REBUILD. IT IS NOW NOT A QUESTION OF WHETHER, BUT A QUESTION OF HOW."))
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In a recent poll, 28-percent of New Yorkers called for the building of two new towers exactly the same as the old World Trade Center.
That idea is not among the plans being considered.
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[Gator-Center]


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Since it opened in 1991, the Gator Aquatic Center has produced championship athletes, but it has also struggled to build the facilities that supporters envisioned.
This week, the successful swimming program has a new lease from the city of Roanoke, and new hopes for a stronger partnership.
Joe Dashiell has the story...
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((After three hours of morning practice, and an afternoon in the weight room, the Virginia Gator senior swimmers are back in the pool before dinner...
And many of the athletes who've put in their laps here, are making waves in regional, and national competitions.
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((JAMIE SPRADLIN: I COULD BARELY SWIM WHEN I FIRST CAME HERE AND NOW I'M ON A FULL RIDE AT TECH, SO I THINK IT'S A GOOD PROGRAM THAT'S HELPED ME A LOT THROUGH THE YEARS.)) [RUNS:09]
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Open for recreational swimming, the pool also hosts high school teams and provides a place for kayaking and dive classes, and swimming instruction.
But ten years after the Gator Aquatic Center was built on city property beside James Madison Middle School, its boosters say it could be so much more. [NAT SOUND OF FONDER 23:05:21]
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((VISION IS, OUT ON THE OTHER SIDE, ON THE BACK SIDE, IS TO PUT A WARM WATER TEACHING POOL.)) RUNS:07
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Bingo provides most of the Center's 250- thousand dollar budget, and 75 families form the core of support...
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((IT TAKES A LOT OF WORK AND WE'RE BURNING PEOPLE OUT, AND WHAT I WANT TO DO IS EXPAND THAT BASE.)) [RUNS:06]
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This week, Roanoke City Council voted to extend the group's lease, and the gators are hoping the new contract will lead to a stronger partnership with the city...
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a stronger partnership that will benefit both.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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Possible developments in the case of a missing California girl-
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A body has been found of a girl between the ages of four and six- about an hour away from the home of Samantha Runnion- in nearby Riverside County.
The discovery comes just hours after Samantha's mother pleaded with her daughter's captor for mercy.
Police say a man asking for help finding a lost dog kidnapped the five year old from her apartment complex last night-
So far police have not confirmed whether the body found tonight is that of Samantha Runnion.
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[Police-Shooting]


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A special prosecutor says Danville police did "not" use excessive force when they shot and killed a man during a standoff in May.
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67-year-old Rennie Hunt died after threatening police and holding his girlfriend hostage in his North Main Street apartment.
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Hunt was armed with a cane and a screwdriver that police thought was a knife.. they fired 21 shots at him, striking him four times.
Authorities say officers never know what they're going to encounter in that kind of situation.
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((DON CALDWELL/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: AND I THINK THAT THAT IS THE BOTTOM LINE. I DON'T THINK THAT YOU'LL HAVE ANYBODY WITH THE DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT THAT WOULD ARGUE IN HINDSIGHT, AS WE SIT HERE ON MONDAY MORNING, COULD WE HAVE DONE THIS BETTER? I JUST DON'T THINK THAT ANYBODY IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS GOING TO SAY THAT.))
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The three officers involved in the shooting have been returned to active duty.
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[Bruer]


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A drug informant helped authorities make their case against Deputy U-S Marshal Joe Bruer.
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[V/O-NAT] Bruer faces a charge of possessing crack cocaine, but he waived the opportunity for a preliminary hearing today. Instead the judge heard evidence against Bruer's wife, Lois, and their daughter, Keisha. They were accused of beating up Loren Green. Witnesses testified Green had been living with Joe Bruer. Though she had moved out of his apartment, he continued to pay her rent, according to the apartment manager. Lois and Keisha Bruer accosted Green the day of JOE Bruer's arrest... even though she approached them carrying a big stick.
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((KATHY KING/APARTMENT MANAGER; THEY WERE JUST HOLLERING AND SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER. AND THE NEXT I SEEN KEISHA HAD LOREN DOWN FROM BEHIND AND MRS. BRUER WAS IN FRONT OF HER AND THE STICK WAS GOING EVERY WHICH WAY. I DON'T KNOW WHO HAD THE STICK. ))
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Though the two Bruer women were accused of trying to intimidate Green- -perhaps trying to prevent her from testifying against the Deputy Marshal- -the Judge dismissed that charge. Judge Vince Lilley found Lois and Keisha Bruer guilty of assault, and fined them ONE dollar.
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[Shoplifting]


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Roanoke Police want your help finding a woman they say is using young twin girls to shoplift.
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This surveillance video from Kroger on Rutgers Street shows the woman and two kids in the background, picking out D-V-Ds and videotapes and placing them in the store basket.
A few minutes later, the twins walk out of the store -- one of them carrying the basket.
The woman exits moments later.
In another case, police are asking for help identifying this man.
They say he bought a 4-thousand-dollar diamond ring at Frank L. Moose Jewelers, using a stolen credit card.
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If you recognize any of these people, you can call Crimeline at 344 - 8500.
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Still ahead on News 7, reaction to Vance Wilkins' decision to leave the House of Delegates.
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Plus one basketball star left jail this evening. The latest on Allen Iverson's troubles with the law when we return.
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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as the Avs turn things around and snap their five game losing skid. Smoltz gets his 33rd save of the year - while the Roanoke Express gets everything you can imagine new including new uniforms.

And some young men get an early dose of Beamer-Ball. Tonight on the Big 7.))[Wilkins]


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Former Speaker Vance Wilkins made it official today...he's leaving the House of Delegates.
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In a letter sent this morning to supporters and Republican leaders, Wilkins announced he will give up his seat on August 15th.
Wilkins has represented Amherst in the General Assembly for more than 24 years.
The 65-year-old lawmaker said the decision to step down was "very difficult" and that he received many calls and letters urging him to keep his job.
Democratic Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine said today Wilkins made the right decision.
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Wilkins became the state's first Republican Speaker two years ago.
Last month he resigned as Speaker after admitting to paying 100-thousand dollars to settle a sexual harassment suit.
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A new deal is sealing the near future for Radford's New River Foundry.
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Intermet is announcing a one-hundred MILLION dollar contract with an automotive company to make axle castings. The Foundry's products will be used on light trucks made by Ford. Officials say production begins this quarter and will continue for four years. A spokesman says it's unclear if they will be hiring because of the contract.... "The New River Foundry has been slowly adding employees during the last couple months as the new work began to launch," he says. "It remains to be seen whether or not more will be added and when. It will depend on customer requirements as we get into full production." There are 254-employees currently working at the plant. It's the highest number since an explosion at the location in the March of 2000.
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[Iverson]


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N-B-A star Allen Iverson is free on bond tonight.
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Iverson was released after eleven hours in police custody and an arraignment.
He surrendered this morning in Philadelphia to face charges that he stormed into an apartment with a gun and threatened two men while looking for his wife.
During today's hearing, his lawyer said his client will plead not guilty.
Reaction in his hometown of Hampton is mixed.
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The charges against the basketball player carry a maximum of more than 50 years. But lawyers who aren't involved in the case say he's not likely to serve jail time if he's convicted.
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[Aaliyah]


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The pilot of the plane that crashed and killed singer (Ah-LEE-yah) Aaliyah had traces of drugs and alcohol in his body.
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Aviation officials in the Bahamas say an autopsy shows the pilot had cocaine in his urine and traces of alcohol in his stomach.
The plane crashed shortly after takeoff in the Bahamas in August killing (Ah-LEE-yah) Aaliyah and eight others.
Aviation officials say the aircraft also showed evidence that routine maintenance may not have been performed.
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Even if no one matched tonight's lottery numbers... Virginia's schools are still big winners.
Find out why next on News 7.
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Plus see how you can pay your last respects... without even leaving your roadster.
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[Lottery-Schools]


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The state's public schools have hit the jackpot.
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Virginia's schools received a record 367 million dollars this year from lottery profits..that's over one million dollars a day.
Lottery officials say it's their best year ever.
Sales of every Virginia Lottery product, from scratch games to MegaMillions, increased in fiscal year 2002 leading to record profits.
By law, all those profits go to public education.
Officials say the lottery provides crucial funds for schools without raising taxes.
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Officials say 33 cents of every ticket sold goes toward public education.
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[Funeral-Drive]


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"Can I help you" is not something you'll hear on the other side of one drive thru in Tennessee. In fact - you won't get a response.
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Gardner Memorial Chapel , a funeral home in Nashville, has recently installed a drive -thru window to allow friends and relatives to cruise through, and pay their respects from their cars. The 6-by-6-foot window with double-plated glass sits on the left side of the chapel, and the caskets are positioned at eye level to passengers.
Other funeral homes have caught on to the trend.
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[Butt-bites] (( "MOST PEOPLE MIGHT THINK THAT IT IS WEIRD, BUT IT IS IN OTHER STATES - INDIANAPOLIS, ATLANTA, THEY HAVE THIS."

ANDREW GARDNER/CO-OWNER: "WELL, IN ORDER TO BE COMPETITIVE IN THIS BUSINESS,YOU HAVE TO HAVE SOMETHING DIFFERENT THAN MOST OTHER FUNERAL HOMES."))
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The owner said he sought a way for the elderly, handicapped, and those who may be uncomfortable inside the chapel, to have a easy way to view their loved ones.
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The Avs snap their five game losing streak. Bonds and Smoltz shine in the bigs today, while the Express turns back the clock and looks to future in the same newsconference. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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Former Hokie Chad Beasley, the 7th round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, came to terms with the team today on a contrac

t that will get him into training camp on time. He was 218 overall pick in the April draft. Beasley agreed to terms on a three-year deal that includes a $38,000 signing bonus. He is the first of the Vikings' seven rookies to agree to terms.
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Game two of the Avalanche-Potomac Cannons series took place last night at Salem Memorial as the Avs looked to snap a five game losing skid.
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It was Roanoke County school administration night as families the picnic area. School superintendent Linda Weber threw out the first pitch. Well sort of. We'll take that toss under advisement. In the top of the first Potomac starts off hot again as Billy Munoz smacks one over the right field wall. And here we go again. The Cannons take a one to nothing lead. But in the bottom of the second the Avs came out swinging. Edmund Muth single sharply to right field and Brad Hawpe scores on the play from second. It's 1-to-1. Still in the second, Justin Lincoln will double off the wall in center field on the massive shot. Two runs come home on the play and the Avs take the lead at 3-to-1.
[SUPER=37-Potomac/3/Salem/8;]

Then Cory Sullivan will lift a sacrifice fly to shallow right field. But it is deep enough for Jeff Winchester to tag and score. Salem beats Potomac 8 to 3. Game three of the series is tonight.
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Earlier yesterday Greg Catalanotte was traded by the Rockies organization to the Red Sox organization.

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The Braves shutout the Cubs yesterday 2-to-nothing and in the process shut down Sammy Sosa. Kevin Millwood got Sosa looking on this called third strike. Millwood struck out 11 and allowed just 2 hits in 7 innings. Closer John Smoltz came on and got Sosa in the ninth inning to pick up his 33rd save of the year.
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The Orioles won their third straight game today as Scott Erickson pitched a six-hitter for his first victory since April 28th and Marty Cordova homered and drove in three runs for the Orioles. Gary Matthews Junior also hit one out in the 6-to-1 win. Unfortunately for O's fans - Mike Bordick was placed on the 15 day disabled list with a hairline fracture of his right kneecap.
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The Express is doing everything it can to make its 10th anniversary season a memorable one.
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Yesterday, the team unveiled a brand new, much improved look for the upcoming season.
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(( The brand new 419 West restaurant in south Roanoke County served as the back drop as Express management literally did an out with the old and in with the new. The purple, green and gold is history - replaced by red, black, and gray - and the 611 train is back. ((MIKE LONCHAR:)) The logo and new color scheme will also be represented on brand new home and away sweaters. ((DUNCAN DALMAO:)) After braking out new jerseys and new colors the team announced two new affiliates. This coming season the Express will join forces with the Chicago Blackhawks and the Norfolk Admirals. ((PERRY FLORIO:)) Florio spent last week on vacation with his family in Myrtle Beach - but the heat on the grand strand was nothing compared to the criticism the coach and general manager has received in the off-season from Express fans and some booster club members. ((PERRY FLORIO:)) In one other Express note - the team's entire schedule in the 2002-2003 season will be broadcast on radio station 3WR.)) ((BEN PEYTON:))

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Virginia Tech is holding its annual footbal camp this weekend on campus.
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Almost six hundred players ranging in ages from twelve years old to rising high school seniors came out to learn from some of the nation's best. The coaching staff is careful to give individual attention to develop the young players, but it also emphasizes off the field attitudes and having fun.
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[IN Q= "I tell them..."]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/ Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Ballein/ Virginia Tech Camp Director; :21]
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[OUT Q= "... upcoming seasons."]

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