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A roanoke middle school is locked down. What happened ahead.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Plus Tom Cruise cruises into a local Dairy Queen and gives a big donation to one local girl in need.
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In sports, the Stagg bowl combantants have arrived in Salem for the 32nd Stagg party, more on JMU's national championship hopes
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and legendary Redskin Charles Mann talks about the generatino gap between today's young players and coach Gibbs.
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Winter precipitation enters the forecast, especially during the second half of the weekend. Details ahead. [Open]
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[SOT@2:15.00]
[IN Q=I just don't understand...]

((WILLIAM ANDREWS, PARENT: I JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND, IF IT WAS SERIOUS ENOUGH TO HAVE THAT MANY OFFICERS INVOLVED, WHY WERE WE NOT NOTIFIED?))
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[OUT Q=.. not notified.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A parent has questions about the lock down at a Roanoke Middle school.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

School officials say the situation was handled smoothly.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Breckenridge]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Breckenridge Middle School was placed on lockdown just after the lunch hour.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-shot]

School officials took the action after warnings of what might be a serious threat.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Roanoke City Police were called to the school after a parent told authorities she was threatened by her son, who might arrive at the school with a weapon. Police responded and arrested a juvenile at the school, but no weapon was found. School officials sent a letter home with students explaining what happened saying "In an effort to ensure the safety of our students, the police were contacted and remained on the premises for the remainder of the day and through dismissal." The principal at Breckenridge says the day ended without incident.
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[SOT 02:00:30]
[IN Q=We dismissed on time]

((ASIA JONES:WE DISMISSED ON TIME TODAY, AND WE HAD THE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AS WELL AS THE CENTRAL OFFICE SECURITY HERE AND EVERYTHING WENT RATHER SMOOTHLY.))
[SUPER=01-Asia Jones/Principal]
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[OUT Q=went rather smoothly.]
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[VO-NAT]

Although no weapon was found, police are pursuing charges of trespassing and disruption of school against the boy.
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[Parents]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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At least one parent is upset with the way officials handled the lockdown.
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William Andrews has two-girls who attend Breckenridge Middle. He says they were scared and asked permission to contact their Dad, but they weren't allowed to call for nearly two-hours.
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[SOT@2:23.04]
[IN Q=I talked to one...]

((WILLIAM ANDREWS/CONCERNED PARENTS: I TALKED TO ONE PRINCIPAL, MS. JONES, AND SHE SAID IT WAS A SAFETY ISSUE AND THE SAFEST PLACE FOR KIDS IS IN SCHOOLS. THAT MAY BE TRUE, BUT AS PARENT I FEEL SAFEST PLACE FOR MY CHILD IS WITH ME.))
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[OUT Q=.. is with me.]
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Andrews says his daughters won't be in school tomorrow. He has a parent-teacher conference to talk about how today's situation was handled.
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[Bomb-Threat]


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Police have identified suspects in yesterday's bomb threat in Pulaski County. Someone "called in" a threat to Dublin Middle School. The school resource officer says he has three suspects, and they are all under the age of 15. He says charges are likely.



[Purse-Snatching]
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In Lynchburg, three purse snatchings in three days have shoppers on edge.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

But police caught a break today when some quick-thinking store employees nabbed one suspect outside K-Mart.
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Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg newsroom ... Steve, how did it all happen?
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Keith and Jean, police weren't too far away when this latest purse-snatching occurred, but their work was already done by some customers and K-Mart workers who refused to give up.
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[SUPER=01-Lt. John LaPrade/Lynchburg Police; :45]
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[OUT Q=for everybody else.]


(( Around twelve o'clock, Nick Riddlebarger was working at the K-Mart on Wards Road, when a customer told him her purse had just been stolen.
Riddlebarger turned around and saw the suspect running through the parking lot.
[SOT 11:31:20]

((NICK RIDDLEBARGER/K-MART EMPLOYEE: KNOCKED SOME LADY DOWN RIGHT OUT OF HER SHOES. SO I JUST CAME RUNNING OUT THE BACK DOOR, RAN AND TACKLED HIM UP THE HILL ... JUST TRYING NOT TO LET HIM GET AWAY, THAT'S ALL I WANTED TO DO.))
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[OUT Q=wanted to do.]


Riddlebarger was able to hold down 19-year-old Jeremy Shields until police arrived a few moments later.
Police say Shields is "not" a suspect in two other purse snatchings this week.
[natsot 11:38:29]

((OKAY, HERE COMES YOUR VICTIM ... ))
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Two days earlier, a shopper at the Wards Road Kroger had her purse stolen in full view of store security cameras.

[SOT 11:33:58]

((LT. JOHN LAPRADE/LYNCHBURG POLICE: AT THIS TIME OF YEAR, THIS TYPE OF CRIME IS PRETTY COMMON. PEOPLE WHO ARE DESPERATE FOR MONEY, THEY TEND TO INCREASE THEIR ACTIVITIES AS FAR AS PURSE SNATCHINGS, ROBBERIES AND THAT TYPE OF OFFENSE.))
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[OUT Q=type of offense.]


But thanks to a couple of Good Samaritans, one victim didn't lose anything.
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((RIDDLEBARGER: IT MAKES YOU FEEL REALLY GOOD, IT DOES FOR ME ANYWAY. YOU KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE DO GOOD THINGS FOR ME SO I FEEL LIKE I CAN AT LEAST RETURN THE FAVOR AND DO SOMETHING GOOD FOR EVERYBODY ELSE.))
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[OUT Q=for everybody else.] ))



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Police still need the public's help catching the thief from Krogers as well as someone who robbed
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a woman of her purse at knifepoint at the Target store on Tuesday.

[C'burg-Assault]


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Two citizens helped stop a strongarm robbery at the New River Valley Mall last night. Christiansburg Police say a 17 year old female and 18 year old Sharmain Gravely attacked a woman in the parking lot and took her purse. They've been charged with robbery and assault. Police say two other people who saw the crime happen, ran to the victim's aid, recovered the purse and got the license plate number for the suspects.

[Cadet-Assault]


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A Virginia Tech cadet was found guilty this afternoon of sexual assault, but he won't have to spend any time behind bars. A judge convicted 21- year old Jan-Michael Walker of two counts of sexual battery. Police say Walker sexually assaulted a female student last April in Brodie Hall. Walker was given a two year suspended prison sentence and two years probation.
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[Dixon]


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A hired killer high on cocaine. That's by HIS account, now. Billy Ray Manns was barely 16 when he shot a Martinsville shop owner four years ago.
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((Manns has already been tried- -TWICE- -for the murder of Lisa Thomas. He was acquitted the second time. He has the date of the murder tattooed on his body. [9:10:45] ((PUT THE TATS ON MY UPPER ARM AFTER I GOT OUT OF JAIL, BECAUSE ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE ME FOR WHAT I DID.))
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Now he claims the victim's husband hired him to commit the crime, along with Malvester Dixon. Manns contends the deal was struck in the parking lot across from Dixon's store, Poor Boy's Music. [8:53:50] ((THEY SAID IT WAS A DEAL. Who? MALVESTER DIXON.))
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He says Malvester Dixon and Rick Thomas were in one car with two other men. Manns was in another car. They negotiated a price for the killing, he says, agreeing on $10,000. [8:54:20] ((MALVESTER DIXON COUNTED THE MONEY OUT. THEY WAS IN THE CAR, PUT IT IN A BAG, HANDED IT TO RICK THOMAS. HE THREW IT IN THE CAR I WAS IN.))
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It was actually only half the money- -a down payment. Manns says he killed Lisa Thomas the next day, walked into DeMarco's Clothing and shot her five times with a .22 revolver in front of her young children. [8:40:20] ((WHEN I LEFT THE STORE, THEY WERE STANDING OVER HER BODY.))
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The day after that, manns says he went to Dixon's store and got the rest of his money. Manns agreed to testify in exchange for a ONE year sentence. [9:34:00] ((YOU'RE GOING TO GET ONE YEAR TO SERVE FOR MURDERING LISA THOMAS, IS THAT RIGHT? MY DEAL... I GOT A YEAR FOR CONSPIRACY.))
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The judge certified the case against Dixon, sending the case to the next Grand Jury.
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Dozens of Hokie hats are on the way to Afghanistan. Still ahead, who gets them and why.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And when Tom Cruise drops 5 grand into a donation jar, he brings big help to a Buena Vista girl facing a long road ahead.
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Tom Cruise took on a new role this week - as Santa Claus.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

He did so last night at the Lexington Dairy Queen.
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After the "War of the Worlds" star gave his order- he gave from his heart- leaving money in a donation bin for a local girl.
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((
People have been donating money in this jar for days.. but Wednesday night, a bigger-than usual donation-
After ordering a chicken strip basket.. he reached in his pocket
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((HE DONATED FIFTY- 100 DOLLAR BILLS AND JUST STARTED DROPPING THEM IN THERE.))
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Ashley Flint's mom got a call a few minutes later.
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((REGINA CORNWELL/ASHLEY'S MOTHER: TOM CRUISE JUST CALLED AND HE PUT 5 THOUSAND IN ASHLEYS JAR. I SAID NUT UH. no way.))
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But uh- huh... this is not a Christmas dream. but real money the family needs.
It was September that Ashley was riding a go-kart up the family driveway when it tipped over-
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((ASHLEY: I DON'T REMEMBER ANYTHING FROM THE ACCIDENT UNTIL WHEN I WAS IN THE HOPSITAL PEOPLE TALKING TO ME.))
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((SHE TORE HER CAROTID ARTERY IN TWO BAD TEARS.))
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Regina... a single mom of two girls took a leave from work without pay-
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((THE BILLS ARE IN A FOLDER THERE'S SO MANY IT'S A LOT.))
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Ashley's undergone three surgeries at UV-A- she may need a fourth. She does have short term memory loss - but is back at school for half days- and in vigorous therapy.
Doctors say her recovery is miraculous-
The family says the help from the community and now from Cruise is amazing.
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((I JUST WANTED TO TELL TOM CRUISE THANKS A WHOLE LOT FOR GIVING ME ALL THE MONEY.))
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[BUTT TO 13:05:23] ((REGINA: I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A FAN.. A LITTLE DEEPER FAN NOW. LAUGHS.))
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Cruise is in Rockbridge County filming the War of the Worlds- Ashleysays she plans to send ruise a letter and a candle to thank him.

[Surgical-Tower]


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The new surgical tower at Lewis-Gale Medical is only weeks away from opening.
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[SUPER=03-Salem]


The 45-thousand square foot building will house 11 new operating rooms, plus office space for physicians.
The new O-R's are nearly twice the size of some of old ones --giving doctors more space to work.
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[IN Q=As technology has advanced]

((AS TECHNOLOGY HAS ADVANCED WE'VE DEVELOPED MUCH MORE EQUIPMENT TO USE TO OPERATE ON PEOPLE AND JUST IN SURGERY THAT AMOUNT OF SPACE OUR EQUIPMENT TAKES HAS INCREASED SIGNIFICANTLY SINCE THE OLD OPERATING ROOM WERE BUILT 30 YEAR AGO))
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[OUT Q=30 years ago]
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Lewis-Gale Medical Center is offering tours of the facility until 7pm tonight.
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Blue chips rose today, but most stocks finished lower. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The Dow climbed 14 points. Nasdaq dropped 16.
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[Ag-Secretary]


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Farming is Virginia's largest industry, but until today it didn't have a seat at the governor's cabinet table.
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[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.;]

Governor Mark Warner today appointed retired Delegate Bob Bloxom (BLOX-um) as Virginia's first Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry. A Republican from the Eastern Shore, Bloxom served in the House of Delegates for 25 years and sat on a number of agriculture- related committees. The average age of farmers in Virginia is 57. Bloxom says he hopes strengthening the industry will attract more young people.
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[IN Q=Unless you can turn]

((BOB BLOXOM/VIRGINIA SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY: UNLESS YOU CAN TURN THOSE CROPS INTO SOME MONEY TO MAKE IT WORTH WHILE TO WORK LIKE THEY DO FROM SUN UP TO SUNSET AND THEY DO THAT YEAR ROUND, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO BE SUCCESSFUL RETAINING YOUNG PEOPLE.))
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[OUT Q=retaining young people]
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The Departments of Agriculture and Forestry previously reported to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade.
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[Tech-Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some rabid hokie fans are hoping to make their presence known in Afghanistan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Steele McGonegal (Mc- Gona-gal) , with the 116 infantry has 50 Hokies in his unit serving there. Faculty with the Department of Communication at Tech found out he was serving overseas and sent him an email asking if he needed anything. McGonegal said all his 50 Hokies wanted for Christmas were some Virginia Tech hats to wear.
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[SOT:4:02:50:00]
[IN Q= a lot of the unit ]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Holloway/Communication Professor;]

((RACHEL HOLLOWAY: A LOT OF THE UNIT COMES FROM BEDFORD, LYNCHBURG THIS AREA OF THE STATE SO I WASN'T TERRIBLY SURPRISED THAT SO MANY OF OUR STUDENTS COME FROM SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, BUT 50 WAS REALLY QUITE AMAZING.AND I HOPE THEY ENJOY IT AND I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING A PICTURE FROM THEM. ))
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[OUT Q=FROM THEM.]
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The Tech Bookstore donated the caps which are being shipped to Afghanistan this week along with mardi gras beads in honor of the upcoming Sugar Bowl appearance.
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More on the James Madison Dukes national championship preparations, Redskin legend Charles Mann has some tough words for Washington's young players,
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and both Stagg Bowl Bowl teams are winding down practice for Saturday's Amos Alson Stagg Bowl.

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[S-Salem]


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Linfield College and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor both took different roads to the Division Three national title game. AS Travis Wells explains, Saturday's 32nd Stagg Bowl will pit two teams that are a stark contrast to each other.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rocky Myers/Gagliardi Trophy Winner; :17]
[SUPER=01-Brett Elliott/Linfield Quarterback; :45]
[SUPER=01-Josh Welch/UMHB Quarterback; :54]
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[SUPER=01-Pete Fredenburg/UMHB Head Coach; 1:27]
[SUPER=01-Jay Locey/Linfield Head Coach; 1:42]
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[OUT Q=News 7 Sports."]

((Wesley College strong safety Rocky Myers kicked off the Stagg Bowl festivities by accepting the 12th Gagliardi Award for the top player in the D3 ranks. Myers is the first defensive player and the first player from the East Coast to claim the top honor.
Rocky:
As for the Stagg Bowl participants, they were fighting a slight bout of jet lag Thursday afternoon. Mary Hardin Baylor made a 1200 mile trek from Belton, Texas on a charter flight, and Linfield traveled 2, 742 miles from McMinnville, Oregon.
Bites: Travis: Bites:
Plenty of good seats remain for Saturday's 11am kickoff. Adult tickets are 12.50 in advance, while youth tickets are 5 dollars. In Salem, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))


[S-JMU]


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James Madison battles Montana for the division I-double A national championship tomorrow night in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Dukes will face another talented offense that is led by a talented signal caller.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Mickey Matthews/JMU Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....with the football"]
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[S-Redskins]


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The Redskins are in last place in the NFC East at 4 and 9. The offense has scored just 20 toucdoiwns in 13 games.


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[SUPER=03-Landover, MD; :00]


Joe Gibbs returned to the team as a coach know for his offensive engenuity but his attack has struggled this year. Some might worry the age gap between Gibbs and the younger, different players is the reason. Former Redskisn all pro defensieve lineman Charles mann doesn't believe any of it.
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[SUPER=01-Charles Mann/Former Redskins All-Pro Defensive End; :00]
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[OUT Q=......can get it done"]
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