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[TALENT=Kimberly]

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The two Libyans believed responsible for blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 a decade ago are in the Netherlands to stand trial.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a judge approves a 700- thousand- dollar settlement in U-V-A switched babies case.
But one girls' mother might block the deal.
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[TALENT=Patrick]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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News 7 at noon is next.

[Switched-Babies]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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A Buena Vista judge has approved a settlement that awards more than 700-thousand dollars to three year old Rebecca Chittum-- one of hte girls involved in a baby switch at the U-V-A medical center in 1995.
But Rebecca's biological mother says that's not enough and she's still trying to block the deal
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Steve Smallshaw joins us from Buena Vista.
Steve how is this legal battle affecting hte custody agreement between the two families.
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[Williams]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The execution of Terry Williams, set for tomorrow, has been put off for now.
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning agreed to have a full hearing on the Danville man's appeal.
The court had granted a temporary stay last week.
Williams' attorney says the court won't set a date for the hearing until its fall term.

[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


Clearing skies have allowed NATO to step up air strikes against Yugoslavian targets.
But the allians is also having to deal with the worst refugee crisis in a generation.
Lee Cowan reports.
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[SUPER=01-James Shea/NATO Spokesman;]
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[SUPER=01-David Wilby/NATO Air Commander;]
[SUPER=01-William Cohen/Secretary of Defense;]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting;]
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(((( NAT REFUGEES )) FOR AID WORKERS ALONG THE YUGOSLAV BOARDER - IT'S LIKE TRYING TO PUTOUT A FOREST FIRE WITH A GLASS OF WATER - 40 THOUSAND ADDITIONAL REFUGEES POURED OUT OF KOSOVO ON SUNDAY ALONE. (( NAT CHOPPER )) NATO IS NOW WAGING TWO WARS: A HUMANITARIAN ONE AND A MILITARY ONE. IN AN EFFORT TO SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS FROM DISEASE AND STARVATION, IT WILL BEGIN A MASSIVE AIRLIFT TODAY OF SOME 100-THOUSAND KOSOVAR REFUGEES. THE U-S WILL TAKE SOME 20-THOUSAND TO TEMPORARY SHELTERS - EITHER AT IT'S NAVAL BASE AT GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA, OR IN GUAM.
(( SUPER: JAMES SHEA//NATO SPOKESMAN )) (( SOT AT 9:13:27 ))

"There is a lot we can do - we are doing."
(LOCATOR: BELGRADE)

(( NAT BELRADE DAMAGE PIX )) MEANWHILE-A LACK OF CLOUDS ALLOWED NATO PLANES UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF THEIR TARGETS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE BOMBING STARTED. THE DEVASTATION IN DOWNTOWN BELGRADE, AS CLEAR AS THE WEATHER, WITH ROADS, BRIDGES, FUEL DEPOTS, AND ARMY BARRACKS LEFT IN RUINS. AND THERE IS MORE TO COME.
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9:04:43 )) "We will continue to intensify our operations." (( NAT APACHES )) NATO STILL HAS TO APPROVE THE U-S DEPLOYMENT OF APACHE HELICOPTERS - THE ARMY'S MOST ADVANCED FIGHTING TOOL. THE TWO DOZEN ATTACK AIRCRAFT WOULD BE BASED IN ALBANIA, AND BRING WITH THEM A FORCE OF SOME TWO-THOUSAND U-S SOLDIERS FROM BASES IN GERMANY - A GROUND DEPLOYMENT THE U-S WARNED IS NOT A CHANGE IN THE NATURE OF THE MISSION.
(( SUPER: WILLIAM COHEN//SECRETARY OF DEFENSE )) (( SOT AT 6:39:16 ))

"It's part of - ground campaign." (( LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS ))))

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Yugoslavian television is attacking NATO.
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The state-run television station, R-T-S, has released pictures of a dead woman, claiming she was killed in a NATO airstrike. Yugoslav media says at least three people were killed and 17 injured in strikes across the country overnight. They also say several houses were destroyed. R-T-S is calling the attacks "acts of cruel NATO aggression."
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[Pan-Am]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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The two suspects in the 19-88 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 have arrived for trial in the Netherlands.
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The two men are charged with planting the suitcase-bomb that blew up the jet over Lockerbie, Scotland-- killing 270 people.
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It ends a ten year stalemate, and creates a legal precedent for using a third country for trial.
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((ROBIN COOK/BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY: AND THIRDLY, FOR THE RELIEF IT BRINGS FOR THE RELATIVES FOR THOSE WHO DIED THAT NIGHT OVER AND IN LOCKERBIE.))
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Meanwhile, both say they're innocent.
They'll face a Scottish jury in the Netherlands.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Thousands of Virginia shipyard workers are on strike this afternoon.
That's just one of the stories still ahead on News-7 at Noon.
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And a Louisiana town is recovering after a killer tornado struck this weekend.
But more strong storms appear to be on the way.
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[Talent=Patrick]

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[LA-Tornadoes]


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[WRITER=kmc]
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Weekend tornadoes made for an Easter the people of Benton, Louisiana won't soon forget--
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A tornado ripped through the town Saturday night, leaving at least six people dead and dozens injured.
Two mobile home parks were destroyed.
Victims woke up Easter morning to pick through debris, in hopes of recovering at least a few of their belongings.

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((BUZZ MADDON/TORNADO VICTIM: EVERYTHING WE HAD ACCUMULATED OVER THAT 29-YEAR- PERIOD IS GONE, BUT WE'LL JUST START OVER AND HOPEFULLY IN ANOTHER 29 YEARS, WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK WHERE WE WERE..))
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Rescue workers continued searching for more victims, even canine units were called in to help.
But officials are worried that another line of strong thunderstorms might produce MORE tornadoes in Louisiana later today.
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[Shepard-Trial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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One of the men accused of killing a gay college student Matthew Shepard MIGHT make a plea bargain.
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That word comes after final jury selection was delayed for a court hearing today in the trial of Russell Henderson.
Henderson is charged with last year's murder, kidnapping, and robbery in the deadly attack on Matthew Shepard.
Shepard died days after being found bloodied and tied to a fence.
Despite the delay, gay and anti- gay demonstrations are still planned today.
Another suspect faces trial in August for the killing.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Thousands of Virginia shipyard workers are on strike this afternoon.
Members of the United Steelworkers union formed picket lines outside Newport News Shipbuilding early this morning.
The union represents the shipyard's 92-hundred hourly employees.
Workers want an across-the board hourly pay increase.
The company said it will continue operations using salaried employees.
This is the first strike at the shipyard in twenty years.

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It was a groundbreaking day for Jerry Falwell.
He dedicated the land where he's going to build a new church.
And he used the Easter holiday to reflect on some of the news he has made lately.
Scott Goldberg has the story from Lynchburg.
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((After he led an estimated eight-thousand people in Easter worship services, Jerry Falwell led the faithful across the street...
To a place he called "holy ground."
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((NATSOUND: APPLAUSE, WHISTLES AS FALWELL BREAKS GROUND.)) [RUNS02]
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He broke that ground.
Then the Reverend asked for some help building the place his Thomas Road Baptist Church will one day call home.
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((FALWELL: WE'VE COME UP HERE TO ASK THE LORD FOR ALL OF THE MONEY TO BUILD IT. FOR ALL OF THE WISDOM TO DO IT RIGHT.)) [RUNS09]
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((LAURA LEE OLDHAM/CHURCH MEMBER: I COULDN'T THINK OF A BETTER PLACE BECAUSE I LIKE MOUNTAINS. I WAS RAISED IN THE MOUNTAINS. AND TO ME, GOD IS IN THE MOUNTAINS.)) [RUNS08]
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((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTER: FALWELL DID MORE THAN BREAK NEW GROUND ON THIS EASTER SUNDAY. HE REVISITED THE PAST FEW MONTHS AND SOME OF THE OTHER HEADLINES HE'S MADE. )) [RUNS08]
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Falwell said he never claimed that Tinky Winky the Teletubbie was gay -- a fabricated story, he said, that the media spun out of control.
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((WE HAD A LOT OF FUN WITH IT. I STILL DON'T KNOW IF TINKY WINKY IS GAY OR NOT AND I WOULD NEVER SAY IF HE WAS OR WASN'T (46) OR SHE WAS OR WASN'T WHATEVER THE CASE IS.)) [RUNS09]
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And on this day of reflection, Falwell looked back and said he never meant to offend when he said the Antichrist was a Jew who is alive now.
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((FALWELL:MANY THOUGHT THAT WAS ANTI-SEMITIC AND I CERTAINLY APOLOGIZE IF THAT LEFT THAT IMPRESSION.)) [RUNS05]
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On Easter, though, Falwell spent most of the day looking forward.
Envisioning a new 12-thousand seat sanctuary ...
praying for strength ... and the 22-million dollars his congregation still needs ..to make it happen.
SG, News-7, Lynchburg.))
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


It's an 86 year tradition on the north side of the Potomac--
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We'll take a look at this year's Cherry Blossom Festival in the nation's capital in just a moment on New-7 at Noon.
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[WebWatch]


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NATO has yet another problem on its hands..but this one is on-line.
And, you can travel to the Holy Land for an Easter Pilgrimage by surfing the web.
Eric Earnhart has more in Web Watch.
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(([intro] [RUNS 05]
As the assault on Belgrade continues, NATO's website has been attacked by hackers using viruses and mass-e-mail assaults. Web access and e-mail services was disrupted.
In Belgrade itself, independent radio station B-92 is struggling to survive.
The station broadcast in Realaudio after the Serbs took its transmitter... Friday, they were forced to stop internet broadcast as well.
A group of online supporters is working to get B92 back on the air somehow.
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[RUNS 05]
David L. Smith, the New Jersey man who allegedly released the Melissa Virus was caught last week, but the virus is still out there.
For more information, and ways to fight it, link to Carnegy Mellon University's Computer Emergency Response Team.
Microsoft has a patch you can download to help protect Word 97 and 2000 from the virus.
If you couldn't make a personal pilgrimage to the Holy Land this Easter Season, you can still travel online.
Virtual Holyland-dot-com will take you to the notable sites in the region.
For links to these sites, click on WebWatch, on the WDBJ website, at WDBJ 7-dot-com.))

[Cherry-Blossoms]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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Washington, D-C was in full bloom for Easter Sunday...
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Thousands of tourists and local residents came out to enjoy the 87th annual National Cherry Blossom Festival.
The event brings attention to the cherry trees surrounding the Tidal Basin in East and West Potomac Parks on the Nation's Mall.
The three- thousand cherry trees were a gift to Washington from the city of Tokyo back in 19-12.
This year's festival runs until Sunday.
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[Stocks]


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[WRITER=chr]
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 129 points.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still to come in sports, Yo Quiero Baseball!!
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The national pastime heads south of the border to start a new season.
We'll have the highlights from the opener, plus a look ahead at some of today's impending pitching duels, when News 7 at Noon continues.
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[Express]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
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For the first time in Express history, Roanoke is king of the E-C-H-L's Northern Conference.
A 5- 3 loss at Johnstown didn't stop the team from picking up the regular season conference title, as well as the Northeast Division crown.
[SS=Express vs Dayton]


Roanoke will be the number one seed in the North and play Dayton.
The series could start as soon as Wednesday at the Roundhouse. The Express is oh- and- four against the Bombers th

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[WRITER=rst]
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It's back to the diamond, as the San Diego Padres struck out in Major League Baseball's season opener.
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[SUPER=03-Monterrey, Mexico/ESPN; :]


The first game in Monterrey acted as a homecoming of sorts for Mexico's Vinny Castilla.
And Castilla's Rockies would strike first in the top of the first. Dante Bichette's single to right scores Neifi Perez from second. One- nothing Colorado.
But the Padres came right back. Tony Gwynn hits a shot up the middle, scoring Reggie Sanders to tie it up at one.

[SUPER=35-Colorado/8/San Diego/2/;]


The Rockies would score five times in the second. Here, Darrel Hamilton's bases-loaded grounder to center brings home Mike Lansing. The Rockies go on to win it 8 to 2.
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[ANCHOR=Patrick]
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Twenty-two more teams take to the field later today, as opening day festivities move north of the border.
And some key pitching match-ups are brewing... Atlanta's Tom Glavine is set to meet the Phillies' Curt Schilling, and Arizona will start Randy Johnson against Dodgers' ace Kevin Brown.

[Hornets]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
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A last-second shot by Grant Long propelled the Hawks to a two-point win over the Hornets in Charlotte.
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In the third quarter, David Wesley hits this jumper. The Hawks trailed 54 to 46.
But Atlanta kept it's poise. Allen Henderson takes it inside for the basket to cut the lead to six.
Charlotte's Eddie Jones would come through with this jumper to make it 54 to 51 Hornets.
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But the Hawks make some late moves, coming from behind to beat the Hornets 85 to 83.
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[VO-NAT]
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In Boston, the Celtics got caught up in the Nets.
Boston was down five early. Antoine Walker takes the pass from Kenny Anderson, his slam makes it 17- 12.
The Nets bounce back. Stephon Marbury goes to Kerry Kittles for the jam. 30 to 18, New Jersey was on top.
[SUPER=32-New Jersey/91/Boston/79/;]


The Nets led by as many as ten in the fourth quarter, and they leave Boston with the 91 to 79 win.
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[Duke]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-28 (1:55:03)]
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He may still be trying to get over last week's loss to Connecticut, but today Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has a more important recovery in mind, after undergoing hip replacement surgery.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


Doctor T. Parker Vail said the two-hour procedure was successful, and that Krzyzewski should be released from the hospital sometime later this week.
Krzyzewski's wife Mickie said the coach was bothered by a degenerative arthritic left hip since he had back surgery during the 1994-95 season.
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[Golf]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-34 (32:13)]
[GRAPHIC=PGA TOUR LOGO]


A two-shot win in the BellSouth Classic has David Duval on top of the PGA tour yet again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Duluth, GA/NBC SPORTS; :]


It all started on the 15-th green when Duval chipped this shot in for birdie, to move him within a shot of Stewart Cink and John Huston.
Duval would join the two and Rory Sabbatini at 18 under par with this birdie putt on sixteen.
Sink, Sabbatini and Huston would lose strokes over the final three holes, while Duval finishes up with a 67, at 18 under par. And now he's making plans for the Augusta classic.
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