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The recent death of a U-S Marine in Iraq hits home for family members in the Roanoke VAlley.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]


And, a Radford woman is arrested in connection with a major drug ring in the New River Valley.
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The heat and humidity continues with a chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Some of which maybe on the stronger side. I'll have the details.
[ANCHOR=Kim]

Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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Police in Radford are investigating an apparent drowning. The body of a Radford man was recovered this morning from the New River. Police say it is believed to be an accident. Rescue crew and divers from surrouding jurisdictions were called to assist in the search. The victim's name has not yet been released.

[Iraq]


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The new interim prime minister of Iraq now has the authority to impose martial law--
It'll all part of a crackdown on violent uprisings in the country.
Iraq's new government is taking tough new measures against insurgents.
But just hours earlier, there was another attack.
Kimberly Dozier is in Baghdad, with the latest.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kimberly Dozier/CBS News; :00]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq; :12]
[SUPER=01-Mowaffak al Rubaie/Iraq National Security Advisor; :49]
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[OUT Q=Dozier, CBS News, Baghdad.]


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(ON CAM OPEN)

Iraqi officials signed a sweeping new security order into law today. Even as it was being announced, foreign fighters were clashing with Iraqi and American forces in the center of Baghdad.

(pix)

US TROOPS AND IRAQI SECURITY FORCES SEALED OFF A CENTRAL PART OF BAGHDAD, AFTER MILITANTS ATTACKED THEM WITH ROCKET-PROPELLED GRENADES, TOUCHING OFF A BATTLE THAT RAGED FOR MORE THAN THREE HOURS.

(Roll Insert - vo: attack aftermath)

EARLIER THIS MORNING, MILITANTS FIRED MORTARS NEAR THE PARTY HEADQUARTERS OF IRAQ'S INTERIM PRIME MINISTER IN THE CENTER OF BAGHDAD.

(vo: hospital)

THE PRIME MINISTER WAS NOWHERE NEAR THE AREA AT THE TIME OF THE ATTACK, BUT AT LEAST SIX IRAQIS WERE INJURED.

(vo: Iraqi ministers announcing law)

IRAQI OFFICIALS THIS MORNING ANNOUNCED A NEW SECURITY LAW, TO COMBAT THE MILITANTS, WHICH WOULD GIVE IRAQI FORCES GREATER POWERS TO STAGE PRE-EMPTIVE STRIKES AGAINST SUSPECTED TERRORIST TARGETS.

(Dozier Rubaie two-shot)

IRAQ'S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR MOWAFFAK AL RUBAIE SAYS THEY WILL BE ABLE TO IMPOSE CURFEWS AND RESTRICT MOVEMENT DURING SUCH OPERATIONS.

(SOT Mowaffak al Rubaie, National Security Advisor, 04:38)

"We need to protect our people, if we wait for these terrorists and Saddam loyalists, if we wait for them they will kill us. (08)

(vo: militant file)

AMNESTY WILL BE OFFERED TO MILITANTS WHO LAY DOWN THEIR ARMS - AND THE DEATH PENALTY REINSTATED FOR THOSE WHO FIGHT ON.

(ON CAM CLOSE)

Iraqi security officials say their forces will spearhead the operations whenever possible - but they will call in the Americans when they are outgunned. We've just returned from the scene of the fighting this morning, and US soldiers say that's exactly what happened. When the fighting got too fierce, American Apaches came in, and cleaned up. Kimberly Dozier, CBS News, Baghdad. ))

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A Roanoke man, and members of his family, are dealing with the death of young marine two weeks ago in Iraq.
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24- year- old Deshon (DEE-shon) Otey (OH-TAY) was killed by hostile fire on June 21st.
He grew up near Fort Knox, Kentucky, but his father, and several aunts and uncles live in the Roanoke Valley.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Honestly]

((RONALD OTEY: HONESTLY I DIDN'T WANT HIM TO HAVE TO GO, BUT HE SAID HE WANTED TO DO HIS PART. AND I SAID OKAY JUST LISTEN TO THE VETERANS AHEAD OF YOU. LISTEN TO WHAT THEY TELL YOU TO DO AND LEARN. AND HE DID A GOOD JOB.))
[SUPER=01-Ronald Otey/Deshon Otey's Father;]
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[OUT Q=and he did a good job.]
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Ronald Otey (OH-TAY) is an army veteran who served in the first gulf war.
Another son, Ron Junior, is also serving as a marine, but his father does not expect him to be deployed to Iraq.

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Two construction workers were injured after a 25 foot scaffold collapsed on North Main St. in Danville this morning. Police say the men fell while reconstructing an old movie theater into office space. They were transported to Danville Regional Hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.

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One person is dead after crashing a motorcycle near Fries last night.
State Police say 43 year old David Allen Martin lost control of his motorcycle on Route 602 about a quarter of a mile west of Route 94.
Martin ran down an embankment off the right side of the road and was thrown from the motorcycle.


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A Radford woman wanted in connection with a major drug ring is now in custody.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/June 28;]

Last night, police arrested 25-year-old Crystal Dawn Stigger. Stigger is one of 14-people indicted last week on charges related to a major drug operation in the New River Valley.

Authorities say the group was led by members of the Bloods street gang, and sold up to 10-million dollars worth of cocaine over the last five years. Authorities are still looking for one of the alleged members, Steven Ellis Edmonds of Pulaski. Police believe he may still be in the area.
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A female suicide bomber killed at least five people today in Sri Lanka.
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[SUPER=03-Colombo, Sri Lanka;]


Authorities say the woman blew herself up at a police station in the capital city, which is also across the street from the U-S and British embassies.
Nearly a dozen people were injured in the blast.
It was the first suicide bombing since a truce was signed with a rebel group two years ago..
Peace talks to end Sri Lanka's decades-long civil war have been on hold for more than a year, but both sides had been observing the Norwegian-brokered truce.
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Six Yemenis have been charged in the terrorist bombing of the U-S-S Cole.
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[SUPER=03-Sanaa, Yemen;]


17- American sailors were killed in October, 2000, when two suicide bombers rammed a boat full of explosives into the American ship while it was refueling in Yemen.
Al-Qaida is blamed for the bombing.
Among those charged was accused mastermind Abdel Rahim al-Nasheri (ahbd al-ruh-HEEM' al-nuh-SHEE'-ree), who is said to be in U-S custody at an undisclosed location.
This was the first hearing in the trial of Cole suspects.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Coming up next on the newscast, the new Democratic presidential ticket campaigns together for the first time.
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Plus we'll see why some senior citizens are noticing improved driving skills.
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[Kerry-Edwards]


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The Kerry- Edwards ticket is officially on tour, now that the two candidates have finally appeared together to launch a four- day road trip.
Stacy Case reports.
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[SUPER=03-Fox Chapel, PA;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Vice-Presidential Candidate;]
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((
LOCATOR: FOX CHAPEL, PA

TRACK: AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE KERRY'S PENNSYLVANIA FARM---- THE

NEWLY MINTED DEMOCRATIC TEAM APPEARED BEFORE THE CAMERAS TOGETHER FOR
THE FIRST TIME. CANDIDATES AND WIVES--- SONS AND DAUGHTERS.


SUPER: JOHN KERRY/DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE we're here to announce we have a new campaign manager.. jack edwards

TRACK: FREQUENTLY, PATTING EACH OTHER ON THE BACK---- THE TWO SENATORS

AND FORMER RIVALS, JOHN KERRY AND JOHN EDWARDS, SET OUT IN A SHOW OF
UNITY---- EACH HEAPING PRAISE ON THE OTHER.


SUPER: JOHN EDWARDS/DEMOCRATIC VICE PRESIDENTICAL CANDIDATE for my family, i want him to be our next president, there is so much at stake. he shares the values and vision that i believe in.
SUPER: JOHN KERRY/DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE he's a person of passion, conviction of strength and together with elizabeth, they represent i think the future that we want to fight for all americans.
TRACK: (POLL GRAPHIC) A NEW CBS NEWS POLL SHOWS KERRY'S CHOICE GIVING A BUMP TO THE DEMOCRATIC TICKET... 49 PERCENT FAVOR THE KERRY/EDWARDS TEAM NOW OVER THE BUSH-CHENEY TEAM, COMPARED TO 45 PERCENT IN JUNE. THE PRESIDENT'S SUPPORT REMAINS THE SAME.
SUPER: JOHN KERRY/DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE we come to this with a deep deep belief that america can do better and today we're embarking on a new journey.
STAND UP CLOSE; STACY CASE/CBS NEWS
AFTER STOPS HERE IN CLEVELAND AND OTHER OHIO CITIES--- THE DEMOCRATIC
DUO IS OFF TO FLORIDA---- ANOTHER KEY BATTLEGROUND STATE. THEY'RE

EMBARKING ON A FOUR DAY, SIX STATE TOUR THAT WRAPS UP SATURDAY IN EDWARDS HOME STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. ))

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He won't head the International Fire Chiefs Association this year, but Rick Burch says he hasn't given up the dream.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./April;]

Roanoke County's Fire Chief spent more than a year campaigning for the office, even printing up pins and pamphlets. He was running for 2nd Vice President, a four year term that would have allowed him to serve one year as the organization's president. Burch says recently tallied results from the May 14th mail- in election show he lost to a candidate from Michigan by 281 votes. He says he''ll take a breather the rest of the year, but may run again for 2006.
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[Bird-Flu]


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China is confirming new cases of the bird flu-- months after saying the danger was over.
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[SUPER=03-Beijing, China;]


The announcement comes nearly four months after the government declared victory over the highly- contagious disease.
Authorities say migratory birds had spread the illness to an isolated chicken farm.
But today health officials said that the outbreak is being brought under control.
[SOT]
[IN Q=They have been able to detect]

((JULIE HALL/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: THEY HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DETECT THAT THESE BIRDS ARE GETTING SICK, AND THEY HAVE PUT IN PLACE THE CORRECT MEASURES AS FAR AS WE ARE AWARE SO FAR, AND ENHANCED SURVEILLANCE, ALTHOUGH WE ARE STILL WAITING FOR THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE US WITH MORE INFORMATION ON EXACTLY WHAT THEY ARE DOING IN TERMS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSE.))
[SUPER=01-Julie Hall/World Health Organization;]
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[OUT Q=public health response.]
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[SUPER=03-Ayutthaya, Thailand;]


In Thailand, officials are reporting two new outbreaks of the bird flu, which killed eight people in the country earlier this year.
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[Cataracts]


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Declining vision is one reason drivers over 65 are more likely than people in their 30's to 50's to be involved in car accidents.
But a new lens implant for cataract patients is allowing many seniors to see clearly..... and improve their driving performance. Doctor Mallika Marshall has more.
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[SUPER=03-White Plains, NY; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barry Feinstein/69-years-old; :15]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Stephen Obstbaum/Lenox Hill Hospital; :39]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mallika Marshall/CBS News; :50]
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(((White Plains, NY) BEING NEARSIGHTED SINCE CHILDHOOD BARRY FEINSTEIN HAS SPENT MOST OF HIS LIFE WITH POOR VISION. BUT WHEN CATARACTS TOOK OVER HIS EYES, EVERYDAY TASKS BECAME A CHALLENGE AND DRIVING AT NIGHT WAS IMPOSSIBLE.

(SOT- Barry Feinstein/69-years-old)

"you can't see a car coming out of a road, I couldn't see anybody walking, sidewalks (vo)look like the roadway. (butt to)I'm (oc)gonna kill somebody."
AFTER GIVING UP DRIVING AT NIGHT BARRY UNDERWENT SURGERY TO HAVE HIS CATARACTS REMOVED. LIKE ALMOST ALL CATARACT PROCEDURES A NEW INTROCULAR LENS WAS IMPLANTED. WHILE THERE ARE SEVERAL TYPES OF LENSES DOCTOR STEPHEN OBSTBAUM CHOSE TO USE ONE WITH WAVEFRONT CORRECTED TECHNOLOGY.

(SOT-Dr. Stephen Obstbaum/Lenox Hill Hospital)

"By using this modified prolate surface, you're actually allowing all light rays that come into the eye to be focused quite distinctivly on the (vo) retina :09(butt to)and that's why the lens works better at night."

(STANDUP: Dr. Mallika Marshall/CBS NEWS/Boston, MA)

AND A RECENT STUDY BACKS UP THAT CLAIM. RESEARCH FOUND THAT DRIVERS WITH WAVEFRONT CORRECTED LENSES WERE ABLE TO SPOT AN OBJECT 45 FEET SOONER AT NIGHT.... IMPROVING BRAKE RESPONSE TIME BY A HALF SECOND.

(SOT-Obstbaum)

"it really does give a very high level of vision acuity and gives them functional ability that many other intraocular lenses don't"
(SOT-Barry again)

"As I have described it to friends, this was a miracle."
WITH A SHORT RECOVERY TIME BARRY IS BACK BEHIND THE WHEEL.

(SOT-Barry again)

"once the doc said, now you can start to drive at night, I jumped in the car."
AND ONCE AGAIN HE GETS TO DECIDE WHERE THE ROAD WILL TAKE HIM. DOCTOR MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS.))
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll see some extreme jogging from Spain, as runners make their annual challenge to the Bulls in Pamplona.
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It's a match-up between man and beast in Pamplona, Spain--
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[SUPER=03-Pamplona, Spain;]


Today is the first day of the annual running of the bulls.
Already, several people have been trampled.
But so far, no one has been gored or seriously injured.
Thousands of tourists are in town to either run with the bulls through the narrow cobblestone streets, or to watch those who do.
The San Fermin festival, renowned for its all- night street parties, dates back to the late 16th century.
The bull runs continue daily, through July 14th.
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[Stocks]


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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN ten points. The NASDAQ has dropped one.

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Coming up after the break, we'll see if the U-S Postal Service Team can deliver in today's stage of the Tour Du France.
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Plus we'll see what Virginia Tech's plan "B" is now that quarterback Marcus Vick has been suspended indefinitely.
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Stage four of the Tour de France is over, and the U-S Postal Service team is back in the lead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Outdoor Life Network;]

Lance Armstrong and his team were in fifth place at the first checkpoint, but by the second one, they were in the lead. By race end, they were more than a minute ahead of their closest competitor. Armstrong is now back in the yellow jersey once again as the overrall leader. This is the second year in a row the U-S team has won the time trials.
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[Vick-React]


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The Virginia Tech athletic department has taken action against quarterback Marcus Vick after his latest run-in with the law. Vick was pulled over last weekend on Interstate 64 and charged with possession of marijuana and reckless driving.
Yesterday, the Tech athletic department suspended Vick indefinitely from competition and all team activities, including practice.
Many Tech fans say the suspension is deserved. Justin McLeod reports.

[ENG#=2]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Nicholas Hinze/Hokies Fan; :34]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Kramer/Virginia Tech Junior; :48]
[SUPER=01-Ashley Crockett/Virginia Tech Senior; :55]
[SUPER=01-Brian Downs/Hokies Fan; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Benjamin McCall/Virginia Tech Senior; 1:17]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:26]
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((((NAT SOUND OF STUDENTS PLAYING TENNIS))
From the playing fields, to downtown, to the local college hang out, it appears everyone here in Blacksburg has an opinion about Marcus Vick's suspension.
[SOT 15:48:53; 15:42:24; 15:41:16]
[IN Q=I was surprised]

((LIZZY STEWART/VIRGINIA TECH SENIOR: I WAS SURPRISED BY IT BUT VERY PLEASED.)) ((BENJAMIN McCALL/VIRGINIA TECH SENIOR: HE'S SUPPOSE TO BE A LEADER ON THE TEAM AND I JUST DON'T THINK HE'S BEEN THAT.)) ((DENNIS KRAMER/VIRGINIA TECH JUNIOR: HE'S GOING TO GET SOME TROUBLE BECAUSE WHO HE IS BUT THREE TIMES YOU'RE OUT.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=THREE TIMES YOU'RE OUT]


Virginia Tech apparently agrees.
Although the university refused to make any public comment beyond a written statement, a university official told me off camera athletic director Jim Weaver wanted to send a strong message.
It's one many fans agree with.
[SOT 15:54:31]
[IN Q=Especially if you are]

((NICHOLAS HINZE/HOKIE FAN: ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE A FOOTBALL PLAYER LIKE A HIGH CLASS FOOTBALL PLAYER YOU'RE WEARING THE NAME VICK YOU NEED TO BE A ROLE MODEL.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=be a role model]


But it's more than just about football, many fans believe what Vick has done makes the entire university look bad.
[SOT 15:41:04; 15:47:05]
[IN Q=It makes the school]

((DENNIS KRAMER/VIRGINIA TECH JUNIOR: IT MAKES THE SCHOOL LOOK BAD, HIMSELF LOOK BAD AND EVERYONE A VIRGINIA TECH SHIRT ON LOOK BAD SO I AM PRETTY DISGUSTED BY IT.)) ((ASHLEY CROCKETT/VIRGINIA TECH SENIOR: THESE ARE TALENTED ATHLETES WHO HAVE A REALLY BRIGHT FUTURE IN FRONT OF THEM BUT IF THEY ARE GOING TO WASTE IT AWAY THEN IT'S NO ONES FAULT BUT THEIR OWN.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=BUT THEIR OWN]


As a result, fans also worry about the team's future.
Because of construction, Lane Stadium looks like it's in disaray, some could say the same about the football team.
[SOT 15:52:04; 15:43:26]
[IN Q=It definitely rains]

((BRIAN DOWNS/HOKIE FAN: IT DEFINETELY RAINS ON THE PARADE LOSING SUCH A KEY PIECE OF TALENT AT A KEY TIME LIKE THAT, YOU HAVE TO DRAW THE LINE SOMEWHERE.)) ((BENJAMIN McCALL/VIRGINIA TECH JUNIOR: IF HE'S OUT GETTING TROUBLE HE'S NOT LEADING THE TEAM AND DOING WHAT HE'S SUPPOSE TO AS A QUARTERBACK. SO IF RANDALL IS READY TO GO I AM READY TO SEE HIM OUT THERE AGAIN.)) [Runs13]
[OUT Q=him out there again]
[SOT ]
[IN Q=Fans also expressed]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: FANS ALSO EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT VICK WILL EVENTUALLY TURN HIS LIFE AROUND AND EVENTUALLY RETURN TO THE TEAM. THAT IS A POSSIBILITY. THE UNIVERSITY STRESSES VICK HAS ONLY BEEN SUSPENDED INDETINTELY AND HAS NOT YET BEEN DISMISSED FROM THE TEAM. JUSTIN McLEOD,NEWS 7.))))

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The Marcus Vick suspension will have a number of effects on the program, from top to bottom.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Spring Practice;]

But what it immediately means from a football standpoint, is that the Hokies will have to get freshman quarterback Cory Holt in the accelerated learning classroom. The North Carolina native enrolled at Tech in the spring, and went through spring practice after spending half of last year at Hargrave Military. He's said to have tremendous ability and is considered by many observers of the program as the most talented passer on the team. He will now be Bryan Randall's backup.
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Former William Fleming and UVa lineman John St. Clair is about to begin his fifth year in the NFL.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Earlier this summer, the 2000 Virginia graduate came out to the Shannon Taylor football and cheerleading camp to work with kids.
[SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL;]


After four seasons with the St. Louis Rams, St. Clair opens a new football chapter with his second NFL team, the Miami Dolphins.
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[OUT Q=......right tackle"]
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Big John is 6 foot 4 and weighs 315 pounds, but his strength and power are hardly the things he feels will give him an edge in Miami.
Half a decade of experience is the key, and he hopes his knowledge will help the Dolphins get to the postseason.
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[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=........in the playoffs"]
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