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Miami, Florida / High School Football / Sex Scandal #875439

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 14, 2007
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Farrey) The story of what happened at Northwestern High School in Liberty City, Florida, where football is king presented; details given about the coverup of a sex crime committed by player Antwain Easterling†† against a 14-year-old student and how Easterling wound up playing in the state championship game and got a college scholarship. [Miami-Dade County state's attorney Katherine RUNDLE†- says everyone pretended it did not exist.] [Miami-Dade public school superintendent Rudy CREWS‡- explains why Eastlering was allowed to play.] [In the dark, girl's MOTHER - says she was taken advantage of.] The importance of high school football as the way out of the ghetto in this part of Miami discussed.

Harris, Dan;
Farrey, Tom

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