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Coming up on News 7-
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A world wide warning terrorists may once again be planning on suicide airline attacks.
Another 15 passenger van crashes- this time a teenager is killed in the Richmond area.
Plus a Roanoke nightclub is closed- the owner says the city had it out for him.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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A warning goes out- Terrorists may be plotting more suicide airline attacks.
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[SOT 1:52]
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((THE MAIN REASON THAT I THINK THEY WOULD ATTACK AN AIRLINER IS ITS SOMETHING THAT THEY KNOW HOW TO DO AND ITS DRAMATIC. THE REASON THAT THEY MAY NOT INCLUDE THE FACT THAT THERE IS MUCH GREATER SECURITY.))
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[OUT Q=much greater security.]
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[Airline-Threat]


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[***Anchor tag***]
Good Evening. That's the reaction from a former F-B-I counterterrorism official after today's warning-
The warning comes from the Department of Homeland Security It say Islamic extremists may be planning more airline attacks.
Possible targets include sites on the East Coast of the United States, England, Italy or Australia.
Jeanne Meserve has more.
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[IN Q=]
[Super=01-Gordon England/Deputy Sec. Dept of Homeland Security; :20]
[SUPER=01-Scott McClellan/White House Press Secretary; 1:17]
[SUPER=01-Jeanne Meserve/Reporting; 1:25]
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((THERE HAS NOT BEEN A DOMESTIC HIJACKING SINCE 9/11...BUT THE GOVERNMENT SAYS ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS COULD BE PLANNING OTHERS BEFORE THE END OF THE SUMMER...IN THE U.S. OR AGAINST U.S. INTERESTS ABROAD. Gordon England/Deputy Sec. Dept of Homeland Security: They are a determined foe and they are going to try everything they can to defeat the system in place." A DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISORY SENT TO THE AVIATION COMMUNITY SAYS: Scott McClellan/White House Press Secretary: Attack venues may include the united kingdom, italy, australia or the east coast of the united states due to the relatively high concentration of government, military and economic targets." THAT THE HIJACKERS MAY USE FLIGHTS THAT TRANSIT THROUGH THE TARGET COUNTRIES TO AVOID THE NEED FOR VISAS... THAT "THE PLAN MAY INVOLVE THE USE OF FIVE-MAN TEAMS" THAT WOULD ATTEMPT TO SEIZE CONTROL OF AN AIRCRAFT NEAR TAKEOFF OR LANDING...THAT WOULD "PRECLUDE THE NEED FOR FLIGHT TRAINED HIJACKERS" THAT THE HIJACKERS COULD TRY TO "CALM PASSENGERS AND MAKE THEM BELIEVE THEY ARE ON A HOSTAGE, NOT SUICIDE, MISSION." AND THAT THE HIJACKERS MAY ATTEMPT TO USE "ITEMS CARRIED BY TRAVELERS, SUCH AS CAMERAS, MODIFIED AS WEAPONS." THE INFORMATION WAS GLEANED OVER THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS FROM INTERROGATIONS OF HIGH LEVEL AL QAEDA DETAINEES AND ELECTRONIC INTERCEPTS, SOURCES SAY. THE ADVISORY WAS SENT OUT SO THAT THE APPROPRIATE SECURITY PERSONNEL COULD BE INFORMED AND TAKE NECESSARY STEPS. AND THEY WILL TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS. ONE OF THEM.. .INCREASE SECURITY AROUND PASSENGERS TRANSITTING THE U.S. WITHOUT A VISA.))
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One official ranks the credibility of the intelligence as a six or seven on a scale of ten, but there is no plan to raise the terror threat level- in part because no equipment or operatives are known to have been deployed to carry out the plans.

[Roanoke-Fire]


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A kitchen fire killed a cat and sent a Roanoke firefighter to the hospital.
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The fire on Norway Avenue broke out around 8:15 tonight.
Officials say the house quickly filled with smoke, but damage was confined to the kitchen.
One firefighter was sent to Roanoke Memorial Hospital after falling embers burned the back of his neck.
The blaze caused about 20-thousand dollars in damage. The cause is under investigation.
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[Giles-Rescue]


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Volunteers used four-wheelers to rescue a man injured while swimming at the Cascades in Giles County.
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[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

Doug Bliss of Michigan was swimming with his fianc´┐Ż and her children this afternoon when he slipped and hit the back of his head on a rock. Two other hikers in the area had a cell phone and called for help. Several volunteers with the Giles Rescue squad used their own four-wheelers to travel some two miles up the trail to reach the victim.
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((BILL DAVIS/GILES LIFESAVING & RESCUE SQUAD; ONCE YOU ARRIVE AT THE TOP YOU HAVE TO GO ABOUT THERE'S ABOUT A 100 YARD EMBANKMENT YOU HAVE TO GO DOWN WE FOUND HIM LAYING DOWN AT THE BOTTOM, ONCE WE GET DOWN IN THERE, WE HAD TO STABILIZE HIM, PACKAGE HIM, AND AT THAT TIME IT TOOK ABOUT EIGHT PEOPLE TO CARRY HIM UP THE HILL. ))
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[VO-NAT]

The victim was then loaded onto a homemade carrier attached to a four wheeler and driven down the hill. In all it would take almost three hours to rescue the man, who's condition has not been released.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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A dramatic rescue in New Jersey after a van speeds off the road, hits a tree and plunges into Olympia Creek.
A passenger got out and swam to safety, but the driver was trapped.
Witnesses jumped in the water to try and free the man but he was trapped in the seat belt and they could not get him out.
Emergency workers then rushed in and managed to break the van's window and free the man, who was unconscious.
He was taken to the hospital where his condition is not known.
Several emergency workers were also treated for cuts they got while trying to free the man.
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[Saddam-Tape]


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Another audio tape said to be of Saddam Hussein surfaced today in the Arab media.
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[VO-NAT:18]

The message on the tape acknowledges the deaths of sons, Uday and Qusay, calling them martyrs. The tape also vows revenge against U-S forces. U-S Intelligence officials say troops hunting for Saddam captured three of his loyalists, including a top bodyguard. Officials believe they're closing in on the former president.
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((LT. GEN. NORTON SCHWARTZ/U. S. AIR FORCE: WE BELIEVE THAT HE RELOCATED PERIODICALLY DURING THE DAY AND THE NIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=...and the night."]
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[VO-NAT]

Meanwhile lawmakers here at home are demanding answers. During testimony on Capital Hill Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz faced an angry line of questioning about the real cost of war. Wolfowitz testified he does not have an exact figure on the future costs in Iraq.
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[Loan]


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Meanwhile, a Covington soldier injured in the attack on Saddam's sons is back in the U-S.
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[VO-NAT]


21 year old Adam Loan was transported Sunday night from Germany to a military hospital in San Antonio Texas.
He was injured last week as he secured fencing around the perimeter of the house occupied by Saddam Hussein's son Uday and Qusay.
Loan suffered electrical burns to his hands, arms, and backside.
[SUPER=03-Covington]


His mother says he is still in a lot of pain but there's no indication how long he'll be hospitalized. The family hopes to fly to Texas sometime next week.
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[Van-Crash]


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Another deadly crash involving a 15-seat passenger van... this time near Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.]

State police say the wreck happened at one this afternoon in Chesterfield County when the right rear tire on the van fell apart. The Y-M-C-A van was carrying seven teenagers when the driver lost control, and swerved into a median. The van rolled over at least one time. A teenage passenger from Chesterfield County was ejected and died at the scene. The other six passengers and the driver were taken to the hospital. Police say the teens were training to be camp counselors and were taking part in the Meals on Wheels organization when the accident happened.
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I-T-T Night Vision and its union will head back to the bargaining table this Thursday.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./This Month;]

[File Tape @ 03-30 TC-1:04:22] Nearly 400 employees have been on strike since June 21st. They've been holding mass informational pickets like this one in front of the plant on Plantation Road nearly every week. Union leaders say they will bring a new contract offer for the membership to vote on this Saturday. Employees say they're tired of working mandatory overtime and want better pensions and caps on their insurance premiums. The company won't comment on current negotiations.
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[Furniture]


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Three area furniture companies are joining forces to stop what they say is illegal trading.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Galax;]

Hundreds of workers at Vaughan, Webb and Vaughan-Bassett furniture companies signed an anti-dumping petition today in hopes of protecting their jobs. The petition was brought on by the Committee for Legal Trade, a national coalition which accuses China of exporting wood bedroom furniture at prices far below the market value. They say the practice has left thousands of American workers unemployed.
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[IN Q=you've read]

((JOHN BASSETT/PRESIDENT OF VAUGHAN-BASSETT FURNITURE: IF YOU LOOK OVER THE FURNITURE INDUSTRY LIKE A BATTLEFIELD IT IS LITTERED WITH BODIES OUT THERE.))
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[OUT Q=bodies out there]
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[VO-NAT]

The Committee plans to file its petition with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission in October. If it's approved, China could then be subject to anti-dumping duties.
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Roanoke school officials respond to some harsh words from Mayor Ralph Smith.
That story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus the incident was caught on tape, but a jury couldn't decide if a police officer used excessive force.
More on that next.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Inglewood-Verdict]


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A high profile trial of a Southern California police officer has ended in a deadlocked jury.
It all surounds a former Inglewood California police officer accused of assaulting a handcuffed teenager during a videotaped arrest.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
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[SUPER=01-Cameron Stewart/Teenager's Attorney; :50]
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((ITS A VIDEO OF A POLICE ARREST THAT LED TO CHARGES OF BRUTALITY - AND HAS BEEN COMPARED TO THE RODNEY KING BEATING.
THE TAPE SHOWS INGLEWOOD POLICE OFFICER JEREMY MORSE SLAMMING 16 YEAR OLD DONOVAN JACKSON ONTO THE TRUNK OF A SQUAD CAR THEN PUNCHING HIM. MORSE CLAIMED THE PUNCH WAS A REACTION TO THE TEEN GRABBING HIS GROIN. BUT MORSE WAS CHARGED WITH BRUTALITY AND HIS FORMER PARTNER WITH FILING A FALSE POLICE REPORT. BUT IN THE END, AFTER DAYS OF DELIBERATION THE JURY WAS HOPELESSLY DEADLOCKED SEVEN TO FIVE ON THE BRUTALITY CHARGE.
-SOT- I declare a hung jury in count 1.

THE OTHER OFFICER BIJAN DARVISH WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY IN FILING A FALSE POLICE REPORT. THE ANNOUNCEMENT DREW CHEERS FROM HIS DEFENSE -AND ANGER FROM ONE MAN IN THE AUDIENCE
-NAT SOT- there is no justice here

THE TEENAGERS ATTORNEY AGREED.
-SOT-CAMERON STEWART, TEENAGER'S ATTY- were hopeful the next time around justice well be served.

-BRIDGE-MANUEL GALLEGUS ON CAM - AS A PRECUATION L.A POLICE WERE PUT ON A CITY WIDE TACTICAL ALERT-PUTTING MORE OFFICERS ON THE STREETS IN CASE OF TROUBLE. BUT RESIDENTS OF INGLEWOOD WHERE THE ARREST OCCURED DIDNT EXPECT ANY VIOLENCE. THE RODNEY KING RIOTS ARE A PAINFUL MEMORY IN THIS MIDDLE CLASS BUSINESS COMMUNITY.
-SOT- It's not even in the air the kids are more involved in the Kobe Bryant case.
-SOT-MOS - STORE OWNER

last time people burned down the grocery then the next day they didn't have any milk for their children.
SOT-no one has really been talking about anything violent - I dont

think theres going to be any backlash but its disappointing that this has happened again. JACKSON WAS ARRESTED FOR RESISTING ARREST BUT NEVER CHARGED WITH A CRIME. MORSE WAS FIRED FROM THE FORCE. AND MAY NOW FACE A NEW TRIAL. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

[City-Schools]


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Criticism from Roanoke Mayor Ralph Smith brought a response today from members of the Roanoke City School Board.
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[VO-NAT]
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In his state of the city speech last Wednesday, Smith expressed concern about recent school controversies.
He said the time has come for a new day of accountability within the city schools.
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((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR/LAST WEEK: IT'S OBVIOUS THERE NEEDS TO BE A CHANGE IN HOW THE SCHOOL SYSTEM OPERATES, FROM THE SCHOOL BOARD TO THE ADMINISTRATION.))
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[OUT Q=from the school board to the administration.]
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[VO-NAT]


In a statement released this afternoon, school board members said they take their responsibilities seriously and are striving to provide a safe and secure environment.
They said they regret the mayor failed to acknowledge the positive accomplishments of the school division.
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School board members say they are investigating recent allegations about school violence and promise appropriate action once a state review is completed.
And members say they look forward to the Mayor's continued support.

[Big-Daddy's]


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The owner of a downtown Roanoke nightspot says the city put him out of business.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Hugh Mayo ran Big Daddy's, a hip hop club on the corner of First Street and Luck Avenue.
In May, Roanoke Police visited the club and found marijuana.
An officer then sent a letter to the owners of the building saying they could be charged since it is their property.

The owners later terminated Mayo's lease.
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[SOT 9:38]
[IN Q=I've had a few minor]

((HUGH MAYO/CLUB OWNER: I'VE HAD A FEW MINOR PROBLEMS, NOTHING MAJOR, NOTHING BIG. I'VE HAD PROBLEMS LIKE ANY OTHER RESTAURANT NIGHTCLUB IN THE ROANOKE AREA HAS HAD.))
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[VO-NAT]


Mayo claims the police targeted his establishment because he's black and the club caters to a younger crowd.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke Police deny that accusation saying complaints from citizens prompted their investigation.
The property owner said late this afternoon Mayo's lease was terminated not over accusations of drugs but because he was failing to pay his rent.
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Is the rain out of the picture? Robin has the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus, find out how you can get collectable Clinton cards.
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[Commercial]

[Blacksburg-Sewer]


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Some residents in Blacksburg say the town's new sewage system is a recipe for disaster.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

In a 4-to-3 vote, the town's council approved a new centralized sewage system to replace its current one, now at capacity. The 16-million dollar project will add service to the Tom's Creek area. But many residents say the town could have chosen a more environmental-friendly plan, that would have cost a lot less.

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[IN Q=the central sewer]

((DAVID SCHEIM: THE CENTRAL SEWER WOULD COST ABOUT 21/2 TIMES THE BYPASS PLUS STEP OPTION WHICH USES PROVEN MODERN TECHNOLOGY. TO PUT IN A CENTRAL SEWER MAKES AS MUCH SENSE AS PUTTING IN A 1968 MAINFRAME COMPUTER INSTEAD OF TODAY'S PERSONAL COMPUTERS.))
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[VO-NAT]

Although upgrading the town's current system was estimated at SIX million dollars, officials say it would have only been a quick fix and would have resulted in more problems down the line.
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[Clinton-Cards]


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You've seen baseball trading cards and cartoon trading cards. Now there are Bill Clinton trading cards.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Little Rock, AR]


A Little Rock, Arkansas company will use the cards to hype the city- It is Bill Clinton's boy hood home.
The latest set of Bill Clinton cards features a shot of him with his late dog Buddy.
The last set showed Clinton doing everything from throwing out a first pitch at a baseball game to golfing and posing in a suit.
Just like in the past, the Hot springs Convention and Visitors bureau will give away the cards- beginning August 19th.
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[S-Extra]


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Avalanche try and unlock the keys, the Redskins cut Dan Wilkinson, and former tech star Ben Taylor is starting for the Cleveland Browns,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


But first our extra point. Mike Skinner is taking over for injured driver Jerry Nadeau at M-B-2 Motorsports. Skinner is taking over the ride, beginning with the Brickyard 400 this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Skinner was fired last month from Morgan-McClure Motorsports.
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The Salem Avalanche would try and climb to the 500 mark on the season but Northern Division first place Frederick was in the way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; :00]


The game would start about 20 minutes late due to rain but fans still came out.
In the bottom of the third, Todd Self grounds to third but Tripper Johnson commits the error on the throw home and Brandon Caraway is safe. 1-zip Avs.
Still in the third, 3-nothing Salem when Steve Checksfield sends one over the head of outfiedler Pete Sheer for a [S
UPER=37-Frederick/0/Salem/6;]two run double that scores Brooks Conrad and Fehlandt Lintini and it is 5-nothing Avs.


On the hill, Salem pitcher Jimmy Barrett had a no hitter into the fifth inning and he ends up with a four hitter, with 8 strike outs and goes 8 and 2-thirds and improves to 4-8. Salem wins 6-zip to improve to 18 and 18 in the second half.
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[S-Jags]


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To NFL training camp. For the second time in three days, a Jacksonville Jaguars player has succumbed to the heat. Larry Smith collapsed on the field Sunday and was taken to the hospital. He rejoined the team today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL; :00]

This morning, former Tennessee star defensive tackle John Henderson collapsed due to the heat and was treated on the field. Henderson was released from the hospital. He had shortness of breath after going to the sidelines and dropping to his knees.
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[S-Redskins]


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If there is one message Steve Spurrier wants to get across early in training camp, its that he means business and he only wants the players in camp who will contribute this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn; :00]


The Skins have no doubt trimmed the fat in camp this season.
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[OUT Q=..helpful for us"]
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[VO-NAT]


Spurrier put his money where his mouth is today when he cut Redskins defensive tackle Dan Wilkinson. Wilkinson had no sacks and only 17 tackles last season yet was due three and a half million bucks this season.
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[SUPER=01-Vinny Cerrato/Redskins General Manager; :00]
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[S-Ben]


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Of course when there are cuts, the door opens for another player. Such is the case for former Tech star Ben Taylor who watched the Browns liquidate their entire linebacking corp. Mike Stevens has this starters story.
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[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
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[SUPER=04-2001 Va. Tech Season; 1:03]
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[S-Tony]


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Car owner Joe Gibbs has offered Tony Stewart a long-term contract extension, but says he's not sure the Winston Cup champion will accept it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

The 32-year-old has been with Joe Gibbs Racing since 1999. He has 16 victories and won his first NASCAR title last season. Stewart's contract expires at the end of 2004. There's been speculation that Stewart is considering an offer from Chip Ganassi Racing. Stewart has repeatedly denied he's spoken with Ganassi, who has fielded an I-R-L c(------------) ar for him in the Indianapolis 500.