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Michael Vick was on the Eastern Shore yesterday to promote his summer football camp.

He made an appearance at Washington High School in Princess Anne and Wicomico High School in Salisbury.

The camp will be held at South Dorchester High School in Cambridge.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that his theme for the students yesterday was that of second chances.

Vick was convicted of dog fighting in 2007.

The camp was originally expected to be held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore due to timing issues.

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There are three finalists for Superintendent of the Wicomico County Public Schools.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that educators who are familiar with the finalists say they are Donna Hanlin, Lorenzo Hughes and Cathy Townsend.

Each of them will spend a day in Wicomico County next week along with meeting local officials.

Townsend is currently assistant superintendent for administrative services and a former principal at Salisbury Middle School and Delmar Middle and High school.

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18-year old Jocori Scarborough was convicted yesterday on all five counts involving the alleged rape of a 15 year old student on the campus of Parkside High School earlier this year.

In addition to second-degree rape a Wicomico County jury convicted him of false imprisonment, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and threatening a student.

On Monday the victim, a student from Wicomico High School who took a class at Parkside High, testified that he forced her to have sex with him.

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The case against former Wicomico High School football coach David Nettles has been dismissed because the alleged victim did not want to testify for a third time.

Wicomico County State’s Attorney Matt Macierello told the Salisbury Daily Times that the alleged victim still maintained the truthfulness of his claims.     

There two previous mistrials on the two counts of child abuse by a custodian.

The charges in the third case were dismissed this morning.

Former Wicomico High School football coach David Nettles took the stand in a Wicomico County Circuit courtroom yesterday in his child sex abuse case.  

He testified that he never inappropriately touched the alleged victim who was a teenager at the time of the alleged abuse.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that he denied that he ever gave the alleged victim a deep tissue massage.

Nettles is facing two counts of child sex abuse.

His testimony stands in contrast to that from the now 29-year old alleged victim.