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Good morning from Gray. Here's a look at some of the stories you will want to catch before you leave the house on 12 News Today. 
 
We start with some tragic news from overnight.  The Daily Press reports New Kent High School Sophomore starting Linebacker, Jacob Vick died earlier tonight -- after he collapsed during practice. We do know he recently sat out of a game after a concussion, but he was medically cleared to play in last Friday's game.

Plus, we're on top of some breaking new. An accident has shut down both lanes headed south bound on Hull Street. We are working to get more information. 

Also, we are tracking a court case for you. An athletic trainer charged with having sex with a male student will be in court today. 30-year-old Kristen Beck is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. 

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius heads to Capitol Hill today to be grilled by lawmakers about the problems with the rollout of HealthCare.gov. A growing number of Republicans are calling for Sebelius to step down or be fired.

In a few hours--soldiers stationed at Fort Lee will deploy to the Middle East. The 54th Quartermaster Company leaves this morning at eight. They'll be in Afghanistan and Kuwait for six months, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Join us for these stories and more, plus breaking news as it happens on 12 News Today from 4:30-7am. Up to the minute, the minute you're up. 

 

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