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State dogfighting charges present a fresh round of challenges for Vick

Updated: September 26, 2007, 12:37 AM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

The Surry County (Va.) prosecutor indicted Michael Vick on dogfighting charges Tuesday that Vick already has admitted in federal court in Richmond, Va. The action by Surry County District Attorney Gerald Poindexter raises a host of questions. Here are some of the questions and the answers:

Vick already admitted he was involved in dogfighting for six years in five states. How can the local prosecutor in Surry County charge him again?

Ordinarily, the local authorities defer ...

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