[HEADLINES]

[TALENT=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Another scare in the sky for Alaska Airline jetliner.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And another hostage is let go as negotiations continue in the hijacking of an Afghan jetliner.
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[TALENT=Patrick]
[SS=None]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


News 7 at noon is next.

[alaska-airlines]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


Investigators are finding out more about the circumstances that may have led to last week's crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 2-61 off the coast of southern California.
This as yet another Alaska Airlines jet suffered a mid-air scare last night.
Manuel Gallegus reports from Los Angeles.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[11:30-update window]
[IN Q=AT LEAST ONE....]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA;]
[SUPER=01-Kathi Cordova/Passenger;]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.]

((AT LEAST ONE PIECE OF ALASKA AIRLINES FLIGHT 261 MAY HAVE BROKEN OFF JUST SECONDS BEFORE THE JET SLAMMED INTO THE PACIFIC OCEAN KILLING ALL 88 PEOPLE ABOARD. CBS NEWS HAS LEARNED... ANALYSIS OF RADAR DATA APPARENTLY SHOWS PART OF THE PLANE FALLING IN A WAY THAT WOULD SUGGEST IT COULD BE A WING OR THE TAIL. INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT IT WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER MOUNTED ON THE TAIL SECTION THAT CAUSED THE JET TO CRASH.
(LOCATOR: SAN FRANCISCO)

ANOTHER ALASKA AIRLINES JET ALSO HAD PROBLEMS LAST NIGHT. THIS HOME VIDEO SHOWS SPARKS FLYING FROM THE SAME TYPE OF JET AS FLIGHT 261. COINCIDENTALLY.. IT WAS FLYING WITH THE SAME NUMBER OF PASSENGERS AND CREW... AND ON THE SAME ROUTE AS DOOMED FLIGHT 261. PEOPLE ON THE GROUND IN SAN FRANCISCO NOTICED THE SPARKS MOMENTS AFTER THE PLANE TOOK OFF. THE PILOT IMMEDIATELY DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND LANDED THE PLANE SAFELY...WITH NO INJURIES REPORTED. PASSENGERS BOARDED A NEW PLANE AND MADE IT TO SEATTLE WITHOUT ANY PROBLEMS.
SOT: KATHI CORDOVA, PASSENGER

"WHEN WE WERE MAKING THE ASCENT UP, IT STARTED TO GO DOWN, I THOUGHT THAT WAS STRANGE. THEN HE SAID WE WERE RE-LANDING. (REPORTER QUESTION) THERE WAS SOME INDICATOR OF THE ENGINE." OFFICIALS DON'T KNOW WHAT CAUSED THE SPARKS... THERE LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY A BIRD WAS SUCKED INTO THE ENGINE. MANUAL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES))

[hijacking]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Hijacking]


As British authorities prepare for what could be days of negotiations over a hijacked Afghan plane -- the hijackers have released another hostage.
Police say the man was sick, so he was let go.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stansted, England;]

[10:02:59]
Meantime, another generator was delivered overnight.
British authorities are keeping the plane supplied with electrical power, food, and medicine and they're keeping up a dialogue with the hijackers.
The jetliner was seized Sunday during a domestic flight in Afghanistan.
(//////SOT/////)
[IN=]

((JOE EDWARDS, ESSEX POLICE; NEGOTIATION REMAINS OUR FAVORITE OPTION. WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT WILL LEAD TO A SAFE AND PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF THE INCIDENT I WILL SAY THAT IT COULD BE A VERY PROTRACTED TECHNIQUE. IT COULD GO ON FOR DAYS ))


[SUPER=01-Joe Edwards/Essex Police;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT=could go on for days.]
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[VO-NAT]


British officials won't confirm a report that the hijackers are demanding the release of an opposition leader jailed in Afghanistan.
The hijackers are still holding at least 150 passengers.
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[heating-oil]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Heating Prices]


At the coldest time of the year fuel oil prices are on the rise.
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[VO-NAT]

[10:05]
In much of the Northeast oil prices have more than doubled since last year, due to high demand and OPEC production cuts.
Politicians from the northeast have put the heat on Washington to do something.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[10:06;58]
[IN Q=]

((WHAT WE HAVE IS A PRICE PROBLEM, NOT A SUPPLY PROBLEM. THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION IS GOING TO UNVEIL SHORTLY A SERIES OF HOME HEATING OIL INITIATIVES. ))
[SUPER=01-Bill Richardson/Energy Secretary;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=HEATING OIL INITIATIVES.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Richardson is scheduled to hold hearings in Boston next week, looking for signs of price gouging.
The administration is also considering dipping into federal strategic oil reserves to drive down prices.
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[Barfield]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The man who escaped from Roanoke County authorities last summer has been sentenced for burning a cross.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Edgar Barfield will spend nine years in prison for burning a cross on his neighbor's lawn in Virginia Beach.
Barfield admitted that he and two teen-agers drank tequila and smoked marijuana before making a crude cross and burning it on the lawn of a bi-racial couple.
[super=03-Botetourt Co./July]


He was being transported by Roanoke County authorities in July on separate assault charges when he escaped after going to use a restroom at a Montvale convenience store.
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[E-Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-57 43:55]
[GRAPHIC=Munsey]


With no new leads, the search for a missing Radford teen has expanded to the world-wide web.
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[VO-NAT]


A friend of Tara Munsey's family created the web site.
It includes information on the 17-year old's disappearance from a Fairlawn Taco Bell last month and clips from media coverage.
(+++++++)

[TAKE FS GRAPHIC]
For a direct link to the web site, log on to our homepage at wdbj7-dot com and click on Webwatch.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Investigators say they've interviewed more than 100 people since Munsey disappeared two weeks ago.
Though they believe Tara PROBABLY got into a car with someone she knew, there are still NO witnesses who saw her after she left the restaurant.

[E-Textile-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-58 43:25]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Capitol Textile Relief]


The move to help laid off textile workers has hit a snag at the governor's office.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Governor's Deputy Secretary of Commerce made the announcement yesterday in committee.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT TAPE ONE 16:19:40]
[IN Q=The textile workers]

((JOSH LIEF/DEPUTY SECRETARY OF COMMERCE: THE TEXTILE WORKERS RELIEF ACT OF 2000 IS NOT THE ANSWER...ENSURE THAT WE DO NOT IMPLEMENT POLICIES THAT PIT ONE REGION OF THE COMMONWEALTH AGAINST ANOTHER.))
[sot TAPE TWO 16:36:46]

((PAULA BURNETTE/HENRY CO. SUPERVISOR: WE'RE NOT LOOKING FOR COMPASSION... PITY...GIVE UP THEIR CHECKBOOK.... THESE PEOPLE ARE HURTING.))
[SUPER=01-Josh Lief/Deputy Secretary of Commerce; :00]
[SUPER=01-Paula Burnette/Henry Co. Supervisor; :22]
[RUNS=:37]
[OUT Q=are hurting.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Gilmore administration says it's working "double time" to bring new jobs to Martinsville and Henry County.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape;]


But the Governor believes temporary financial aid to the laid off workers is unfair to other Virginians without jobs.
The bill is still alive in the legislature -- despite the Governor's announced opposition.
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[tease1] [HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Yahoo is back up after being attacked by computer hackers.
Details are still ahead on News 7 at Noon.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT ]


And Republican Presidential candidates square off in Deleware's primary, without John McCain.
First, let's check in with Patrick Evans.
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[Talent=Patrick]

[Wx-Tease] [Weatherpro] [music up full] [comm1]

[delaware-primary]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


It's decision day in Delaware -- as voters go to the polls in the Republican presidential primary.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover, DE;]


A strategist for George W. Bush tells C-B-S that if Bush wins tonight -- he'll get more delegates than John McCain won in New Hampshire last week.
Delaware offers 12 delegates. McCain got ten in New Hampshire.
McCain is on the ballot, but he hasn't been stumping in the state.
Instead, he's been focusing on contests in South Carolina and Michigan and on new negative campaign ads.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((THIS IS GEORGE BUSH'S NEW NEGATIVE AD ATTACKING JOHN MC CAIN AND DISTORTING HIS POSITION. DO WE REALLY WANT ANOTHER POLITICIAN AMERICA CAN'T TRUST?))
[SUPER=04-McCain Political Commercial;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=Can't Trust?]
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[VO-NAT]


Meantime Millionaire publisher Steve Forbes says he's optimistic about his chances in today's primary.
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[E-GOP-Primary]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-54 1:04:41]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


With a little more than two weeks until Virginia's GOP presidential primary ...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville]

there's a growing sense of optimism in the local John McCain camp -- that his win in New Hampshire has turned Virginia into a battleground.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:17:33]
[IN Q=new hampshire]

((JIM MAYE/MCCAIN SWVA CHAIRMAN: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUT IT INTO A NEW PERSPECTIVE. PEOPLE NOW SEE HIM AS A VIABLE CANDIDATE. THAT'S GENERATING EXCITEMENT. THOSE WHO WERE ON THE BORDER ARE NOW MOVING INTO HIS CAMPAIGN.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Maye/McCain SWVA Chairman;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=into his campaign]
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[VO-NAT]


But the people backing George W. Bush say he has so much support from the Republican establishment ... he shouldn't be hurt by McCain's grass-roots momentum.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:14:10]
[IN Q=he's got]

((ED LYNCH/BUSH RKE. CO CHAIR: HE'S GOT THE SUPPORT OF CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICANS. THEY VOTE IN THE LARGEST NUMBERS IN THE PRIMARY. THAT'S GOING TO HELP US ON FEBRUARY 29TH.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Lynch/Bush Rke. Co. Chairman;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=February 29th]
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[VO-NAT]


The next big primary is in South Carolina on the 19th.
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[Internet-Campaign]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-01 21:54]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


More and more politicians are using the internet to get their messages out.
Kate Weidaw has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=You've seen the]
[SUPER=@File; :00]
[SUPER=01-Erica Piccirello/Voter; :17]
[SUPER=01-John Ra/Hollins U. Political Science Prof.; :49]
[SUPER=01-Eric Walrond/Voter; 1:19]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:26]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=KW, News 7]

((You've seen the candidates on t.v. shaking hands, giving speeches, and being cheered on by supporters. But it's a computer screen that's giving more and more voters information on issues.
Erica Piccirello will be voting for the first time this year.

[SOT 1:40:55]
[INQ=]

((ERICA PICCIRELLO/VOTER: I LIKE THE IDEA OF THE WEBSITE THAT I CAN GO AND FIND OUT INFORMATION AT ANY POINT AND TIME.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


On each site you can find general information about the candidates beliefs, values, and accomplishments -(1:12:46) but you can also find speeches - like this one from Al Gore.
(1:13:37)You can follow John McCain as he travels across the states - see who supports George W. Bush, (1:13:09)and rea

d Bill Bradley's biography while looking at childhood photographs.
But are these sites helpful in selecting a candidate? Professor John Ra says yes and no.

[SOT 1:30:39]
[INQ=]

((JOHN RA/POLITICAL SCIENCE HEAD HOLLINS COLLEGE: GOOD IN THE SENSE THAT IT INCREASES AWARENESS AND ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION ESPECIALLY FOR THE PEOPLE DESPITE THEIR FAVORABLE ECONOMIC STATUS STAY AWAY FROM IT, IT'S BAD IN THE SENSE IT TENDS TO BE EVEN MORE DISCRIMINATORY TO THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT FINANCIALLY ENDOWED IN OUR SOCIETY.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 20]


Republican Eric Walrond doesn't have time to watch t.v. - so he's turning to websites to help him decide who gets his vote.

[SOT 1:43:27]
[INQ=]

((ERIC WALROND/VOTER: I GUESS THE DEBATES ARE SO QUICK THEY ARE BACK AND FORTH BUT THIS WAY YOU CAN TAKE YOUR TIME TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE PERSON AND GET A BETTER BACKGROUND FOR WHO THEY ARE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 9]


[STANDUP]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: AND IF YOU'RE STILL UNDECIDED AFTER LOOKING AT THE CANDIDATE'S WEBSITES THERE ARE SITES THAT CAN MATCH YOU UP WITH A CANDIDATE AFTER YOU FILL OUT A SURVEY. YOU CAN FIND THOSE SITES ON WDBJ7 DOT COM AND CLICKING ON WEBWATCH. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS=]))



[yahoo]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Experts say it's more proof of the vulnerability of the internet.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

[10:13:25]
Computer hackers are blamed for flooding Yahoo yesterday with so many electronic requests that the online search engine virtually shut down.
It's now up and running.
But it took technicians several hours to restore service.
(///////SOT///////)
[IN=]

((LARRY MAGID: APPARENTLY THEY CAME IN WITH JUST ENOUGH DATA, WITH JUST ENOUGH EXTRANEOUS BITES OF INFORMATION TO OVERLOAD THE SERVICE.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Magid/Yahoo!]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT=OVERLOAD THE SERVICE.]
(------------)


But one expert says Yahoo's slow correction of the problem indicates the company was unprepared for such an attack.

Yahoo is among the busiest sites on the Internet, delivering an average of 465 million Web pages to consumers every day.
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[spielberg]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Oscar winning director Steven Spielberg is back at home this afternoon after having a kidney removed.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[6:19:29]
The surgery came after doctors discovered a problem with the organ during a routine check-up.
A spokesman for Spielberg says the movie legend is expected to make a full recovery.
Doctors say many people who have a kidney removed can resume a normal life style.
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[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still ahead on News 7 at Noon, a Hollins University student goes for the big bucks on the game show Jeopardy.
(-----------------)
[VO-NAT ]


And what's ten feet deep and five feet wide?
This Roanoke sinkhole.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #2]


[E-NW-Sinkhole]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-03 TC10:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It looked like the Earth opened up in Roanoke yesterday...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This gaping sinkhole was about 10 feet deep and 5 feet wide.
It developed on Princeton Avenue in Northwest yesterday - reportedly just after a school bus went by.
As the road broke up - it apparently broke the water main.
The entire 34-hundred block of Princeton was without water last night while crews repaired the break.
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[E-City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-52 1:09:26]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]


The city of Roanoke already reached a settlement with the federal government after hazardous waste was discovered at the Public Works Service Center..
Yesterday, it approved a settlement with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality that calls for a civil penalty and community service totalling half a million dollars..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 1998]


The environmental problems came to light two years ago, with the discovery of barrels buried at the Public Works Service Center.
Eventually more than one thousand were unearthed. Most were empty but 58 contained hazardous waste, asphalt patch material or oil-based road paint.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 03:10]
[IN Q=It's a situation that in retrospect]

((BILL HACKWORTH/ROANOKE CITY ATTORNEY: IT'S A SITUATION THAT IN RETROSPECT SHOULD NEVER HAVE HAPPENED, BUT WE JUST DIDN'T HAVE IN PLACE A SYSTEM TO PREVENT THIS SORT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM FROM TAKING PLACE AND NOW WE'RE PAYING FOR IT.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Hackworth/Roanoke City Attorney]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=now we're paying for it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Council also approved a new ordinance that could help city neighborhoods fight illegal drug activity.
It's in response to recent complaints from neighborhood leaders-- yesterday's action will target problem properties.
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[E-Hollins-Jeopardy]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-46 2:06:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Folks across the country now know the name Hollins University.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Sophomore Marcail (mar-KALE) Moran competed on the Jeopardy College Championship last night.
Friends of Moran gathered in the Babcock Auditorium to cheer her on.
Although Moran lost she can be proud that she was selected out of 10-thousand applicants for a spot on last night's game show.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE# none]
[GRAPHIC=stocks]


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 87 points.
[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still to come in sports, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson avoids a Washington D-C courtroom,
(----------------)
[VO-NAT ]

and the Virginia Tech men keep the Old Dominion Monarchs from storming the Cassell.
Patrick has the highlights, next.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #3]



[Thomas]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Chiefs]


N-F-L star Derrick Thomas has died.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL]


The former Kansas City linebacker was critically injured in a car accident on January 23rd in Kansas City.
He was paralyzed from the chest down.
Thomas was hospitalized in a Miami hospital where he underwent spinal surgery.
Doctors were hopeful that the 33-year old would walk again.
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[Tyson-Settlement]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Mike Tyson]


Mike Tyson has avoided a courthouse battle.
Tyson reached a settlement with two women who alleged the former champ assaulted them at a Washington D-C restaurant.
Sherry Cole and Chevelle Butts filed the lawsuit saying they were in the restaurant in March, 1998, when Tyson grabbed Cole and requested a sexual relationship, then swore at Butts.
The trial was set to begin today.
The women were seeking seven-point-five million dollars in damages.
Lawyers have agreed to keep the settlement's terms confidential.

[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-45 tc 1:45:53]
[GRAPHIC=Tech]


Old Dominion tried to bring a little royalty to the Cassell last night, but came up short.
Virginia Tech took the Monarchs to O-T to up its record to 11 and 11 on the season.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/ODU vs. Va Tech;]


Tech Coach Ricky Stokes seemed happy to be back on the home court after Saturday's loss at LaSalle.
The Hokies Andre Ray drives to the hoop then kicks it out to Brian Chase who drains the long jumper.
O-D-U decides to try its inside game, Andre McCullum makes the nice fade away for two.
On the inbounds, Tech forgets about Skipper Youngblood. Youngblood is free to make the easy lay up for the Monarchs.
[super=33-ODU/67/Va Tech/78/Final In Overtime;]


Virginia Tech gets the crowd into the game when Rolan Roberts grabs the rebound off the miss and jams it home. The Hokies beat Old Dominion 78-to-67 in overtime.
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[s-uva]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-58 tc 1:02:48]
[GRAPHIC=uva]


Debbie Ryan's 24th ranked Virginia team has played inspired ball this season, but last night the Cavs couldn't escape tough conference rival North Carolina.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/Fox Sports;]


Regulation ended in a 57-57 tie off the foul shots of Tar Heel Nikki Teasley.
In overtime, North Carolina started things off by scoring four unanswered points.
U-V-A came back as Sky LaRue off the inbounds pass makes the nice baseline move for two.
The freshman, La Rue, again for the Cavaliers ties it at 61.
[super=33-UVA/63/UNC/66/In OT;]


But the Tar Heels defend their home court and pick up the conference win in overtime 66 to 63.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-53 tc 1:27:24]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


The Express continues it's road trip this Thursday against the Tallahassee Tiger Sharks.
Roanoke announced yesterday that the team has acquired Toledo tough man Gerald Moriarty to complete the trade for Tim Christian.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Roanoke all star defense man Calvin Elfring has rejoined the team after four games with the American Hockey League's Lowell Loch Monsters.
Elfring had one assist in four games with Lowell.
The defense man has 30 points for the Express this season. (------------)