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Duke University / Lacrosse Case #918184

FNC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 13, 2007
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(Studio: Trace Gallagher)

(New York: Marianne Silber) North Carolina attorney general Roy Cooper†’s agreement to take over the Duke University lacrosse players assault case after district attorney Mike Nifong recused himself featured; details given on the ethics violation charges faced by Nifong. [COOPER†- says our prosecutors will thoroughly review the case.] Changes to the accuser’s story noted.

(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Reactions on the Duke campus to Nifong’s removal presented; statement from Duke’s president welcoming the change quoted; scenes shown from Durham. [NC Central students Christopher ALEXANDER†, Aisha RUSSELL†, and Duke student Brian SEELAGY†- react to the news.]

Gallagher, Trace;
Silber, Marianne

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