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Suspended Tech quarterback Marcus Vick enters a plea on charges related to a party involving underage girls.
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And, traffic is now back to normal on Interstate 81, after a head-on collision between two tractor trailers last night.
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Nice weather to start our week but Hurricane Ivan could change all that by the end of the week. I'll have your forecast.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.
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Virginia Tech quarterback Marcus Vick was back in court today. This time to enter a plea.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.[Marcus-Vick]


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Marcus Vick pleaded no contest today to a misdemeanor charge connected with a late night drinking party with underage girls.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa was in court this morning. Rachel did Vick have anything to say.
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No Kimberly, he just walked out of the courtroom got in a car and left.
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The 20 year old was going to appeal his may conviction in juvenile court, but reached a plea agreement about three weeks ago. The charges stem from a party Vick and two teammates, Mike Imoh and Brenden Hill had with 14 and 15 year old girls at Vick's apartment during the winter.
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((MARCUS LONG: I BELIEVE THIS HAS BEEN A LIFE ALTERING EXPERIENCE FOR MARCUS. AS YOU KNOW WE CAN MAKE THE BEST OF THE WORST OF THESE LIFE ALTERING DECISION. :07 SO FAR I THINK HE'S MADE THE BEST OF IT. HOPEFULLY HE CAN GET ON THE RIGHT TRACK AND BE A BETTER PERSON FOR WHAT'S HAPPENED HERE AT THIS YOUNG AGE.))
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Vick pleaded no contest to one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, but that sentence was suspended. Vick was ordered to perform 24 hours of community service, fined 100 dollars and can not have ANY contact with the teenage girls.
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Vick also pleaded guilty last month in New Kent County to reckless driving and no contest to marijuana possession.
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Virginia Tech suspended Vick this season because of all his run-ins with the law. Kimberly, Vick's attorney also said.. as far as he knows.. Vick is still planning to play for Tech next year.

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The Southbound lanes of Interstate 81 through Wythe County have reopened after being shut down for several hours.
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They were closed following a head on collision between two tractor trailers. The accident happened around 8:20 last night. State Police say a northbound tractor trailer crossed the median, and struck a southbound tractor trailer head- on near Interstate-77. One person was killed and two others were injured. The accident is still under investigation.
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Hurricane Ivan seems to be veering more to the west, giving South Florida a possible reprieve, but giving those along the panhandle something to worry about.
The catagory five storm could hit at the end of the week.
Susan Roberts reports from Panama City Beach.
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THERE IS A SENSE OF CALM HERE IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE, YET THE COMMUNITY KNOWS IVAN IS LOOMING...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGE CAN BE DEVASTATING.

SOT: MOS FIRST GUY...


IN CUBA, MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE HAVE EVACUATED...CALLING THE STORM IVAN THE TERRIBLE AND HOPING THE STORM MISSES THEM.
IVAN VEERED WEST OF THE FLORIDA KEYS... THOUSANDS EVACUATED, OTHERS SPENT COUNTLESS HOURS BOARDING UP, YET FEW ARE COMPLAINING.

SOT, JAMES REICHE/KEY LARGO RESIDENT -"This is the way the roulette

wheel goes... I just happen to be on the winning side

(ROBERTS BRIDGE)

HERE ALONG PANHANDLE, RESIDENTS ARE CARRYING ON AS NORMAL...HOPING IT MISSES. (NOT VERBATIM)
THIS MAN AND HIS FAMILY ARE HEADING BACK TO THE GULF SHORES OF ALABAMA, A PLACE HE FEARS IVAN CAN ALSO HIT.

SOT: NOT SURE WE WILL BE SPARED EITHER.


ALONG THE HOTEL STRIP IN PANAMA CITY, CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES AS IT WOULD ANY MONDAY, BUT THERE ARE A FEW SIGNS THIS TOURIST TOWN IS BRACING FOR THE WORST.
SUSAN ROBERTS, CBS NEWS, PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA
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The death of a 32 year old man in Franklin County has resulted in a murder investigation.
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Investigators say Ronald Christopher Bonds was found dead inside his mobile home on English Road around 2:30 Saturday afternoon. A friend told police he went to the home to check on Bonds after no one heard from him. Investigators say the body was sent to the medical examiner's office to determine exactly HOW he died. So far, officials have NOT named any suspects.
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The decade- old ban on assault weapons expires at midnight.
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Congress took no action to renew the ban, despite efforts by gun control advocates-- and a poll that showed a majority of Americans wanted the ban to remain in effect.
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((SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER/D- NEW YORK: IF ANYTHING, THE NEED FOR THE BAN IS GREATER NOW THAN WHEN WE PASSED IT. AND THAT'S BECAUSE OF TERRORISM. WE DON'T WANT TERRORISTS TO GET HOLD OF ASSAULT WEAPONS. ))
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President Bush has said he'd support extending the ban-- but Congress has given him nothing to sign.
While some expect a run on gun stores-- others don't expect to see much demand for assault weapons.
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((DEBORAH CURTIS/GUN STORE MANAGER: THERE'S NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE COMING IN AND SAYING WELL, GEE, WE CAN'T WAIT UNTIL THIS IS OVER. ))
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The issue isn't on the frontburner for this campaign season, and any attempt at new legislation will have to wait for a new or re-elected administration.
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Still to come on the newscast, at least six people are dead after U-S forces bomb a suspected insurgent house.
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Plus spirits are not flying high for U-S Air, as the airline files for bankruptcy protection for the second time in as many years.
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U-S forces have bombed a suspected insurgent meeting in Fallujah.
More than half a dozen people have reportedly been killed.
The raid is the latest in a surge of violence sweeping across Iraq.
Barry Petersen reports.
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SOT - BOMBING - APTN/fallujah) 1Dawn over Fallujah, west of Baghdad, was a violent affair.the US hitting the city from

the air and ground - saying they wiped out a house where terrorists were meeting. (APTN/smoke over green zone) 2 And it comes after a bloody Sunday in Baghdadstarting with mortar attacks on the Green Zone, where both the interim government and the US embassy are housed. (CBS/APTN/Bradley on fire) 3 Then a Bradley Fighting Vehicle was disabled and set afire on a Baghdad streetthe Americans inside suffered only minor injuries. (CBS/APTN/high shot/smoke over city) 4 Other American units pulled away amid thick smoke. (CBS/APTN/people around burning Bradley) 5 As Iraqis crowded in to celebrate the American lossa US helicopter fired a rocket at the disabled Bradley. (APTN/REUTERS/at-Tumaizi on camera/blast/camera swings away in confusion) 6 Journalist Mah-zen al-Two-may'-zee was reporting for an Arab all news cable channel when the rocket hitI'm dying, he cried out to his cameramanand moments later he was among more than a dozen killed in the US attack. (ON CAM CLOSE) THERE IS GROWING AMERICAN IMPATIENCE OVER AREAS WHERE THEY CANNOT OPERATEONE IS JUST OVER THERESADR CITYWHERE INTENSE FIGHTING MAY BE ESCALATING. BARRY PETESEN, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD. ))

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Governor Mark Warner was one of at least 15 governors who was sent a letter that was rigged to catch fire when it was opened.
The governor's chief of staff says the letter was uncovered at a central postage facility, and never threatened Govenor Warner.
The letter bore a return address from a maximum security prison in Nevada.
In three cases, a match inside the envelope flared, but no one was hurt.

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A federal bankruptcy judge in Alexandria today gave U-S Airways permission to continue its normal operations and alliances and partnerships with other airlines.
The Arlington-based company also received temporary permission to use cash from its loan from the federal government to fund its daily operations.
It's the second time in two years, U-S Airways has filed for bankruptcy protection.
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Yesterday the president of the nation's seventh largest airline vowed to continue restructuring the airline into a low-cost carrier. The Chapter Eleven filing in U-S Bankruptcy Court came after the airline was unable to obtain 8-hundred million dollars in annual cost cuts from its workers' unions. The airline had warned during talks that the concessions were needed.
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((BRUCE LAKEFIELD/US AIRWAYS PRESIDENT; OUR EMPLOYEES AT US AIRWAYS ARE SOME OF THE MOST DEDICATED AND HARDWORKING PROFESSIONALS IN THE MARKETPLACE. OUR JOB IN MANAGEMENT IS TO PRESERVE AS MANY JOBS AS POSSIBLE AS WE GO THROUGH THE TRANSFORMATION PLAN TO BECOME A COMPETATIVE CARRIER IN THE INDUSTRY.))
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U-S Airways says customers will not notice the bankruptcy -- and it has told customers it will be allowed to continue its frequent flyer rewards program.
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Travelers in our region should see little impact from the bankruptcy, but it is not known what the long term effects will be.
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Some travelers say they are worried about the future of the airline, while others say it's just the nature of the business since the September 11th attacks.
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((STEPHANIE NICHOLS/ROANOKE RESIDENT: IT WOULD AFFECT ME A LOT. IT'S ALREADY KIND OF WEEK HERE AND I WOULD HATE TO SEE ANYMORE CHANGES WHERE WE DON'T HAVE FLIGHTS THAT TAKE OFF WHEN WE NEED TO...)) ((ARTHUR KOHTZ/LEXINGTON RESIDENT: THESE AIRLINES HAVE HAD THESE FINANCIALLY ISSUES FOR YEARS- THEY ALWAYS SEEM TO FIND FORMAT TO RESTRUCTURE DEBT AND IF THEY GO OUT SOMEONE WILL BUY THEM OR CONSOLIDATE OR ANOTHER AIRLINE WILL TAKE THEIR PLACE.))
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Officials at the Roanoke Regional Airport say it is business as usual. While they are supportive of US Air, they're looking to other options such as "Independence Air," which could soon be a new addition.
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((J. GRANGER MACFARLANE: ROANOKE DID NOT MAKE THE FIRST CUT, BUT WE ARE VERY MUCH IN LINE TO MAKE THE SECOND CUT, FOR WHICH I THINK WILL COME LATE THIS YEAR, EARLY NEXT YEAR.))
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US Airways officials say no flight schedules or customer services will NOT be interrupted.
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A North Carolina man is back in custody after allegedly trying to escape from police. Danville police say 38 year old Michael Wyatt was wanted for *vehicular larceny* charges in North Carolina. After they arrested him, police say Wyatt kicked out the window of a police cruiser. He was quickly taken into custody. Wyatt faces charges of assault and battery on a police officer, escape, and malicous damage to a police car. He's being held at the Danville City Jail without bond.
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Coming up next on the newscast, gas prices are falling.
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Plus we'll tell you why some people in Wisconsin are jumping for joy.
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Crude oil is dropping, and gas prices are following suit.
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Gas prices have fallen about two cents a gallon nationally over the past two weeks.
Analysts attribute the drop to a plentiful supply and recent drops in the price of crude oil.
Nationally, the average price is a dollar- 89 a gallon.
Prices are down 22 cents from a peak of two-dollars and 10- cents a gallon back in late May.
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Hundreds of people in Wisconsin hopped their way into the Guiness Book of World Records this weekend.
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16- hundred hopefuls donned their bunny ears and brushed up on their fancy footwork to set a new world record for the largest bunny hop.
Young and old came out for the event, which was part of a local hospital's 50th birthday celebration.
The old bunny hop record was 15-hundred and one people, which was set in Minnesota in 2002.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 20 points. The NASDAQ has gained 22

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Still to come on the newscast, Michael Vick struggles for the Falcons.
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Plus the Washington Redskins welcome back Joe Gibbs with a victory.
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Joe Gibbs' return to Washington was a rousing success yesterday, as the Skins held off Tampa Bay in Gibbs' first NFL game on the sidelines in 12 years.
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Gibbs, who picked up career win number 141 liked to see this.
On the first carry of the season, and his first as a Redskin, Clinton Portis finds a hole and runs for the 64 yard TD run.
Portis rushed for 148 yards on 29 carries.
There was trouble later though, as Mark Brunell gets his foot stepped on, and then fumbles trying to hand off to Portis.
Roanoke's Ronde Barber scooped up the ball and ran it in for his 7th career touchdown.
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But the Bucs couldn't score an offensive TD, and Washington won it 16 to 10.
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Michael Vick and the Falcons are 1 and oh after holding on to beat the 49'ers yesterday.
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Vick had this early touchdown toss to Alge Crumpler to put the Birds on top 7-zip.
But Vick struggled much of the day, throwing for just 163 yards with an interception.
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The Falcons survived 21 to 19 after breaking up a pass on a two point conversion late in the game, as Jim Mora, Jr. won his debut.
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The Virginia Cavaliers moved up to number 12 in the new AP college football poll this week.
UVA broke the school's record for kick- off return yards in a game with 238 in a 56-24 win over North Carolina.
Steve Mason says these Cavs are on the run.
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((Al Groh tipped his hat to his fans after beating UNC but gave much of the credit for the win to his incredibly well stocked running game. ((:))
One of those backs, Marquis Weeks, is now at safety but has made a habit of ruining the Tarheels visits to Charlottesville. For the second time since 2002, Weeks ran back a kick off 100 yards for a touchdown as UVa gave Carolina a clinic in special teams play. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:))
Al Groh gave fans a few different looks when offensive lineman Elton Brown played on the defensive line on short yardage situations and Chris Long, son of NFL Hall of Famer and Howie Long played several snaps at defensive end. Steve Mason, News 7 sports.))

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Who says you can't "hang ten" if you have four legs?
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Zoey, the surfing dog, is a bit of a legend in Southern California.
She's been riding the waves since she was a puppy.
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((SCOTT CHANDLER/DOG'S OWNER: YEAH, SHE'S A BIT OF A CELEBRITY UP IN NORTH COUNTY WITH SURFING AND STUFF. I'VE BEEN TAKING HER OUT SINCE SHE WAS ABOUT FOUR MONTHS OLD. SO SHE GETS MAD WHEN I DON'T TAKE HER SURFING. ))
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It was perfect beach weather in San Diego yesterday, with plenty of chances for Zoey and her owner to catch some rays.
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