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Coming up on News 7-
Beer at Radford City parks...
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First city council okayed it. Now they may be changing their minds.
What's brewing there coming up.
27 women are in Roanoke with the hope of becoming the next Miss Virginia.
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And a few more days of summer like weather.
News 7 is next.

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After nearly four years of debate and discussion, a multi-million dollar renovation of Jefferson Forest High School is finally moving forward.
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[Jefferson-Forest]


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Bedford County supervisors tonight voted unanimously to accept a plan that would spend more than 26 million dollars to overhaul the 30 year old school.
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Architects recommend expanding the schools auditorium, relocating its cafeteria and library and adding new classrooms.
The concept got the O-K from the school board earlier this month.
Some supervisors believed they should not override that decision, but others still have concerns about whether the plan goes far enough.
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((ROBERT BASHORE/BEDFORD CO. SUPERVISOR: LAST I CHECKED.. ...STAY WHERE IT IS.)) ((DEBBY ALLEN/FOREST PTA COALITION: ONE SUPERVISOR SAID.. ...WORK WITH THAT.))
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County officials say they won't need to borrow money for the project until construction begins in 2005.
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[Virgilina-Elementary]


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The Halifax County school board is sticking to its plan to close an elementary school.
Tonight the school board and supervisors met face to face to discuss the possibility.
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School board members say even if supervisors come up with more money, Virgilina Elementary will still have to close.
The school board cites declining enrollment and hefty renovation costs as reasons behind the decision.
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[Radford-Park]


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The controversy over whether to allow alcohol sales at Radford City parks took a surprise turn tonight.
An ordinance already passed to allow it... but now a change of heart.
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Justin McLeod was at tonight's city council meeting and has more from our Blacksburg newsroom. Justin?
Jean, this issue has been going strong for nearly a year and it is clear the community and the city council are divided now more than ever.
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Some feel alcohol sales will bring much needed revenue to the city while others feel it will bring nothing but alcohol related problems.
In a surprise move, one council member who voted for the ordinance originally changed her mind and now wants the public to decide the issue.
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That announcement came after the council heard once again from supporters and opponents.
The ordinance passed two weeks ago would allow vendors to sell beer and alcohol in restricted areas of Bissett Park, Riverside Park, and the city's new Recreation Center during non-city events.
The ordinance passed by a 3 to 2 vote.
But now the Vice Mayor wants the city to look into the possibility of residents deciding the issue through a referendum.
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((GALE COLLINS/VICE MAYOR: I WOULD LIKE PERSONALLY RATHER THAN THE FIVE OF US COUNCIL MEMBERS MAKING THIS DECISION I'D LIKE IT BE MADE BY THE CITY OF RADFORD.)) ((LAURIE BUCHWALD/COUNCIL MEMBER: THE LAWS OF THIS COUNTRY ALLOW FOR THE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL AND DOING SO DOESN'T NOT MAKE ME OR ANYONE ELSE IMMORAL AND I AM OFFENDED BY THAT ASSERTION.))
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City council agreed to ask the city Attorney to look into the possibility of asking the General Assembly to put this issue on a referendum in the future.
So basically members took no action on the second reading of this ordinance.
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Jean, there is some confusion because council already voted for this ordinance once whether they now have to then repeal it. We hope to have those answers in the coming days.

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Firefighters are moving bulldozers up Arizona's Mount Lemmon to try to stop a wildfire from spreading.
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The bulldozers will be used to dig a firebreak connecting roads and natural features. Only a fraction of the blaze is contained with more than 12-thousand acres already consumed. Crews are trying to protect a university observatory, but the mountain retreat of Summerhaven has already lost some 250 homes.
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((FREDDIE PANANA/RESIDENT: THAT'S SAD WHEN A COMMUNITY HAS TO GO LIKE THAT WITH A DROUGHT THAT WE'RE IN RIGHT NOW..YOU KNOW..THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT.))
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Some fear the fire's intense heat could crack and weaken the rocky face of the mountain, one of Arizona's most popular playgrounds. With no relief in sight it will be some time before anyone but firefighters can return to the mountain. The fire could continue burning for several more weeks until it's smothered by the summer monsoons.
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[Dean]


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He hopes to trade the streets of Vermont for the streets of Washington D-C.
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Democrat Howard Dean is running for President.
Dean said President Bush has undermined U-S power in the world, battered the economy and shaken faith in American institutions.
The doctor and five-term Vermont Governor promised to restore American values and a sense of community in America.
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((HOWARD DEAN/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: YOU HAVE THE POWER TO TAKE BACK THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. YOU HAVE THE POWER TO TAKE OUR COUNTRY BACK. AND YOU HAVE THE POWER TO TAKE THE WHITE HOUSE BACK IN 2004 AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT WE ARE GOING TO BE DOING. YOU HAVE THAT POWER. YOU HAVE THAT POWER TO TAKE THIS COUNTRY BACK.))
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Dean said he seeks to unite and empower Americans.
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[Center-Funds]


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Center in the Square is about to undergo phase two of a bold new advertising campaign.
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The series of print ads depicts downtown Roanoke as it was before the Design '79 project. The photographs show a prostitute, a wine bottle and a homeless person rummaging through a dumpster. Starting in August, new ads will show the market area as it looks today.
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((JIM SEARS/PRESIDENT, CENTER IN THE SQUARE: OF COURSE, THE CAMPAIGN WAS MORE TO LOOK AT PAST AND COMPARE IT TO PRESENT AND HOPEFULLY PEOPLE WOULD SEE A CONNECTION BETWEEN CENTER AND THE IMPROVEMENTS THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN THE HISTORIC MARKET AREA AND DOWNTOWN ROANOKE.))
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Sears credits the campaign with raising 600-thousand dollars in donations during the current capital campaign, more than the annual fundraiser has EVER raised. But he stresses that the non-profit's also running a 600-thousand dollar *deficit*. He says, if finances continue to be as strained as they have been since Center lost its state funding, the organization could close in three to four years.
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[Miss-VA]


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This week 27 Virginia women are embracing a week filled with camaraderie and community.
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The Miss Virginia contestants started the day at the Art Museum where they spent some time with kids from the West End Center.
Then it was off to the Hotel Roanoke for swimsuits, evening gowns and lots of photos. This year is the 50th year for the Miss Virginia Pageant.
The competition runs Thursday through Saturday.
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Some big decisions from the supreme court today.
One deals with the controversial issue of affirmative action...
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The other could limit what you can look up on library computers.
More on those stories when we return.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Barbers pack a week's worth of work into this Monday.
We'll follow to camp, to Richmond and then back home tonight. Plus, we'll tell you how Dick Cheney almost ruined their entire day. Also, the top seed to topped by a tall man at Wimbledon and the ACC-Big East tug of war is about to get its first day in court. Tonight on the Big 7.))

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A Supreme Court ruling today says Colleges and Universities can select students partly based on race- but it says quotas are unconstitutional.
As Denise Belgrave reports, the case began after two white students who were denied admissions claimed race gave other applicants an unfair advantage.
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((THE SUPREME COURT HAS DELIVERED A SPLIT DECISION ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION. AFTER REVIEWING TWO CASES BROUGHT AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, THE COURT DECIDED TO UPHOLD THE LAW SCHOOL'S ADMISSIONS POLICY. HOWEVER, A SECOND RULING WILL FORCE CHANGE IN THE SCHOOL'S UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM. THE PRESIDENT OF THE PUBLICLY FUNDED UNIVERSITY SAYS SHE'S PLEASED WITH THE OUTCOME. This is a wonderful day a victory for all of higher education, because it means at its core that affirmative action may still be used. the court's given us a road map to get there. THE UNIVERSITY'S ADMISSION POLICIES ATTRACTED ATTENTION IN THE MID-90S, AFTER TWO WHITE WOMEN APPLIED TO THE SCHOOL AND WERE REJECTED. THEY ARGUED RACE GAVE OTHER APPLICANTS AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE. THE HIGH COURT DOES NOT OBJECT TO RACE BEING USED AS A FACTOR IN ADMISSIONS, BUT ONLY TO A CERTAIN EXTENT. THE JUSTICES STRUCK DOWN THE UNIVERSITY'S UNDERGRAD POLICY, IN A 6-3 VOTE, BECAUSE IT USES A POINT SYSTEM TO GIVE ADDED WEIGHT TO MINORITY APPLICATIONS. STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CAME DOWN ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ISSUE.
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"eventually as people work up, the university will level out, but in general people should be here based on what they've accomplished." If the diversity of the university of michigan were not what it is now, i might not have come to the university of michigan. It's one of the major factors that went into the fact that i applied to the school" IN ATLANTA, I'M DENISE BELGRAVE REPORTING.))

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The Supreme Court's decision is sending officials at Virginia Tech back to the drawing board.
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The university said today it will go back and review some of its minority programs that were scaled back in order to comply with state guidelines.
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((LARRY HINCKER/TECH SPOKESPERSON: WE HAD 16 PROGRAMS THAT WERE ALTERED OR ELIMINATED. AND WE'LL GO BACK AND TAKE A LOOK AT THOSE AGAIN 27 AND WE ALSO HAD FIVE PROGRAMS THAT WE HAD QUESTIONS ON AND THAT WE'VE ASKED THE AG FOR FURTHER INFORMATION . ONE OF THOSE WHICH IS ADMISSIONS PROCESS.))
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This will be the second time the university will review a decision it made regarding affirmative action. In March, the board of visitors voted to eliminate affirmative action for admissions, only to reinstate the policy two weeks later.
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While Virginia Tech administrators are taking a close look at the courts action, the state's top officials say the ruling will not have a major effect on the policies at Virginia's other colleges and universities.
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore says the Supreme Court's ruling came as no surprise.
He says it mirrors what he has been advising to schools all along.
Governor Mark Warner says he agrees with letting colleges give minority applicants an edge.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: THE FACT THAT DIVERSITY WAS UPHELD TODAY AS ONE FACTOR THAT RACE CAN BE ONE OF THE FACTORS CONSIDERED IN COLLEGE ADMISSIONS WAS THE RIGHT DECISION.)) ((ATTORNEY GENERAL JERRY KILGORE: OVERALL, VIRGINIA SCHOOLS ARE GOING TO FARE WELL UNDER THIS RULING IN THAT WE'VE BEEN GUIDING THEM TOWARD THIS RESULT OVER THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF.))
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State officials say the majority of the admissions and scholarship policies at Virginia's schools are already in line with the ruling.
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[Library-Computers]


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Another Supreme Court decision has libraries making a decision about filters and funding.
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The court says libraries that get federal funding will now be required to use filters on their computers to block pornography. Opponents had argued it amounted to censorship. But in a six to three vote, the justices say it doesn't violate the First Amendment because filters can be disabled.


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((MELISSA CUPP/LIBRARY PATRON; I THINK IT'S A GOOD IDEA BECAUSE I KNOW A LOT OF CHILDREN FROM SCHOOLS HAVE ASSIGNMENTS THAT NEED TO COME TO THE LIBRARY TO USE THEM SO IT WOULD BE GOOD NOT TO HAVE THEM GET ON THOSE SITES AS A PARENT I WOULD NOT WANT MY CHILD TO BE ABLE TO GET ON THOSE SITES ))
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Libraries that are not funded by federal money can keep their current policies. The American Library Association is disappointed with the ruling and predicts some libraries will turn down the money rather than install filters.
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[Giles-Body]


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A man missing for two weeks was found dead in Pearisburg yesterday.
Police say the 57-year-old died of natural causes.
The town's police chief says the body was found by the man's son in an empty lot on Route 460.
The son told police that no one had seen his father for about two weeks.
The chief is holding off on releasing the man's name until other relatives are notified.

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Doctors in Indonesia have removed the skeleton of a fetus that had been stuck in its mother's womb for more than seven years.
The mother says she knew she was pregnant in 1995, but after a failed delivery, she didn't return to the hospital because she was worried about expensive medical bills.
Surgeons made the discovery after beginning an operation on what they thought was a tumor.
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A recent U-S attack in Iraq may have targeted Saddam and his sons. Details straight ahead.
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and no guns in this battle. Iraqis and Amerian G-I's battle it out in the pool. Who won when we come back.
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[Saddam-Search]


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New information that may lead to the possible whereabouts of Saddam Hussein and his sons.
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Pentagon officials say evidence uncovered as a result of the capture of Saddam's personal secretary has given the U-S military new clues.
Two days after Abid Hamud Mahmous Al Tikriti was seized, American commandos attacked a convoy of SUV's near the Syrian border.
It was believed to be carrying other members of Saddam's inner circle, perhaps even Saddam himself or one of his sons.
Americans destroyed two of the SUV's. It will take DNA testing to know for sure but so far there is no indication Saddam or either of his sons were among the dead.
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[Iraqi-Swim]


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Iraqis took on American soldiers today, not on the battlefield, but in the pool
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The Iraqis beat the Americans in a race that marked the re-opening of the Olympic-sized pool in Baghdad for the first time since the war ended. American troops took control of the pool after the war but announced they will be handing it back to the Iraqi people.
The head of the U-S swimming team said that today marks the beginning of a new era where Iraqi athletes can practice their craft.
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A busy day for the Barbers and we will follow them from day one of their camp to the city of monuments all the way back to their olf high school tonight. The ACC's day in court is coming this Thursday. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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Defending Wimbledon men's champ Lleyton Hewitt lost in four sets today to a six foot ten inch tall qualifier named Ivo Karlovic (E-VOH CAR-LOW-VICH). After losing the opening set - Karlovic came back to win the next three and the match 1-6, 7-6, 6-3 and 6-4. Karlovic is 24 years old and this is the first time he's ever played in a major. This is the first time the defending champ has lost in the first round in the Open era of Wimbledon.
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Tiki and Ronde Barber returned to their high school roots tonight to champion their drive of promoting literacy in the Commonwealth.
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The twins were the guests of honor at Cave Spring high school for a Hometown Hero Celebration that was a treat for those in attendance and quite a benefit for the Roanoke County school system. Verizon presented the County's Education Foundation a check for $50 thousand dollars in the Barbers' name to create a mobile literacy lab for Roanoke County middle schools. The Barbers are now the official "Literacy Champions" for the Old Dominion.
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The end of the Barbers' day was enough to wear out the most public relations' consiscious soul. But as Steve Mason tells us, the end was nothing compared to the start and the middle of a rather "Manic Monday."
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((They've played in two of the last three super bowls, but the two NFL super stars gladly deflected the limelight to some rising stars who are learning football on the same field Ronde and Tiki got their star. ((:)) Ronde allowed a few lucky friends to wear his Tampa Bay Buccaneers superbowl ring. His brother played in a super bowl a few years back. Their popularity has ski rocketed as has their camps which has forced the NFL Twins to unfortunately turn away 40 youngsters on day one. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:)) ((:)) organizing donations and coaching was just the beginning to their day. At three, after working out with the 150 8 and 9 year olds, the Barbers flew to Richmond for a news conference with Governor Warner. Verizon and the Virginia Literacy Foundation named the brothers literacy champions for the Old Dominion. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
The Barbers camp runs through Friday and the camp is full. Steve Mason News 7 Sports.))

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The Barbers whirlwind tour of the Commonwealth almost didn't happen due to the Vice-President of the United States - Dick Cheney.
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Cheney was in Richmond this afternoon for a one thousand dollar a plate fundraising luncheon. Due to security concerns, the Richmond International Airport was closed for an extended period of time this afternoon.
In fact, the Barbers private jet was the last aircraft allowed to land in Richmond before the airport was closed. Had they been even a minute later they would have been sent elsewhere.
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[S-Roy]


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This is the week for the Roy Stanley Memorial golf events. This Friday is our first ever celebrity tournament and there are still some spots open if you have a foursome and would like to play alongside the likes of Rick Mast, Jim Bibby, Shayne Graham, Charlie Moir and many others.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 1030] If you can't play on Friday, but you would like to meet some of these folks. Right after that tournament on Friday there is an autograph session that is open to the public along with a sports memorabilia auction. It all takes place at Hanging Rock this Friday with the autograph session set for 6pm and the auction at seven.
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Among the many items you will have a chance to bid on are Upper Deck authenticated photos, portraits and jerseys signed by Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Much more on the auction in the coming days.
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One of the top quarterbacks in the Friday Football Extra area last season has decided to take another year tune up his arm and his grades. William Campbell's Shea Boyd is headed to prep school.
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[S-ACC]


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The ACC-Big East saga drudges on tonight with the emergence of Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights athletic director is urging the acceptance of compromise plan that would allow
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Miami to join the ACC, but for the rest of the Big East schools to remain just as they are. This certainly will be discussed when the ACC presidents talk again tomorrow.
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Meanwhile, the first hearing in the Big East's lawsuit against the ACC, Miami and Boston College is this Thursday morning at ten. It is basically to see if a change of venue is warranted. The ACC would like to have the case moved out of Tolland County, Connecticut to say - Guilford County North Carolina.

This afternoon, Attorney generals from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut voiced their support to keep the case where it is. Again, that hearing is Thursday morning.