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Today on News 7 at 5, the Supreme Court decides if parents can deny grandparents visitation rights,
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and murder charges are dropped against Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis.
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Looks like a rather wet evening ahead with some changes coming up tomorrow. Full weather details in a few minutes.


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In Medical news, as a local plant announces plans to cut emissions, a new study show air pollution can cause heart problems.
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[VO-NAT]

Also we'll tell you why today is a special day for the Statler Brothers.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]



[5-SCOTUS-Grandparents]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A defeat for grandparents nationwide.
It has to do with grandparents and their rights to see their grandchildren-
The Supreme Court made its ruling today-
As long as children are being well cared for by their parents, grandparents can NOT use state law to force visitation.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA]
[SUPER=01-Gary Troxel/Grandfather;]
[SUPER=01-Raoul Felder/Family Attorney;]
[Super=01-Reanne Guillot/Mother;]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/CBS News]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( THIS WASHINGTON STATE COUPLES FIGHT TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN HAS ENDED WITH A BLOW TO GRANDPARENTS NATION-WIDE. GARY AND JENIFER TROXEL WANTED TO SEE MORE OF THEIR TWO GRANDDAUGHTERS. BUT THE GIRLS' MOTHER SAID THEY ALREADY HAD PLENTY OF VISITATION. SO, UNDER WASHINGTON STATE LAW, THE TROXELS GOT A COURT ORDER. BUT TODAY, THE SUPREME COURT STRUCK DOWN THE LAW, SAYING THAT STATES HAVE NO RIGHT TO STEP IN WHEN PARENTS ARE GIVING ADEQUATE CARE TO THEIR CHILDREN.

SOT - GARY TROXEL, GRANDFATHER)


VIRTUALLY EVERY SINGLE STATE HAS PROVISIONS FOR GRANDPARENTS TO GO TO COURT, IF NECESSARY, TO SEE THEIR GRANDCHILDREN - AND WHILE THE COUNTRYS HIGHEST COURT FOUND ONLY WASHINGTON STATES LAW TO BE TOO BROAD - AT LEAST ONE FAMILY ATTORNEY WHOS ARGUED ON THE SIDE OF GRANDPARENTS BELIEVES THIS DECISION COULD HAVE FAR-REACHING EFFECTS. - RAOUL FELDER/FAMILY ATTORNEY - It sounds very good, parents should decide what happens to children, but you know many times we step in, the courts step in, the law steps in, legal guardian step in, so theres nothing unusual about the courts protecting grandparents, but theyre not going to do that any more.
BUT LOOK AT IT FROM REANN GUILLOTS POINT OF VIEW IN-LAWS SHE SAYS WERE NOT INVOLVED IN HER CHILDRENS LIVES - WENT TO COURT AND WON VISITATION RIGHTS AFTER HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND DIED. REANNE GUILLOT/MOTHER - EARLY SHOW - It will be the start of the destruction of the family, when the parents no longer have the say so in what happens to their kids. NOW WHAT THE SUPREME COURT HAS DECIDED COULD KEEP HER AND MANY OTHER PARENTS LIKE HER IN CHARGE - THE QUESTION IS WILL IT ALSO KEEP KIDS AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS APART. BH, CBS NEWS, NY)


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The City of Roanoke, Center in the Square and the Art Museum of Western Virginia have announced plans for a major new development.
Today they outlined a project they believe will promote the arts and tourism in Downtown Roanoke.
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Joe Dashiell is at the municipal building this afternoon where a news conference is underway at this hour.
Joe, what are they proposing?
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[5-Wythe-Hostage]


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A man and woman who caused a two state manhunt in April were in court today as a judge decided if they would stand trial for holding a Wythe County couple hostage for nine hours.
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Marya Jones was there and joins us from outside the courtroom.
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An N-F-L star agrees to a deal to end his murder trial. We'll have the details after this break.
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Also we'll check out a boat race crash- amazingly the driver from Virginia walked away.
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[5-SCOTUS-Grandparents]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
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A defeat for grandparents nationwide.
It has to do with grandparents and their rights to see their grandchildren-
The Supreme Court made its ruling today-
As long as children are being well cared for by their parents, grandparents can NOT use state law to force visitation.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA]
[SUPER=01-Gary Troxel/Grandfather;]
[SUPER=01-Raoul Felder/Family Attorney;]
[Super=01-Reanne Guillot/Mother;]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/CBS News]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( THIS WASHINGTON STATE COUPLES FIGHT TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN HAS ENDED WITH A BLOW TO GRANDPARENTS NATION-WIDE. GARY AND JENIFER TROXEL WANTED TO SEE MORE OF THEIR TWO GRANDDAUGHTERS. BUT THE GIRLS' MOTHER SAID THEY ALREADY HAD PLENTY OF VISITATION. SO, UNDER WASHINGTON STATE LAW, THE TROXELS GOT A COURT ORDER. BUT TODAY, THE SUPREME COURT STRUCK DOWN THE LAW, SAYING THAT STATES HAVE NO RIGHT TO STEP IN WHEN PARENTS ARE GIVING ADEQUATE CARE TO THEIR CHILDREN.

SOT - GARY TROXEL, GRANDFATHER)


VIRTUALLY EVERY SINGLE STATE HAS PROVISIONS FOR GRANDPARENTS TO GO TO COURT, IF NECESSARY, TO SEE THEIR GRANDCHILDREN - AND WHILE THE COUNTRYS HIGHEST COURT FOUND ONLY WASHINGTON STATES LAW TO BE TOO BROAD - AT LEAST ONE FAMILY ATTORNEY WHOS ARGUED ON THE SIDE OF GRANDPARENTS BELIEVES THIS DECISION COULD HAVE FAR-REACHING EFFECTS. - RAOUL FELDER/FAMILY ATTORNEY - It sounds very good, parents should decide what happens to children, but you know many times we step in, the courts step in, the law steps in, legal guardian step in, so theres nothing unusual about the courts protecting grandparents, but theyre not going to do that any more.
BUT LOOK AT IT FROM REANN GUILLOTS POINT OF VIEW IN-LAWS SHE SAYS WERE NOT INVOLVED IN HER CHILDRENS LIVES - WENT TO COURT AND WON VISITATION RIGHTS AFTER HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND DIED. REANNE GUILLOT/MOTHER - EARLY SHOW - It will be the start of the destruction of the family, when the parents no longer have the say so in what happens to their kids. NOW WHAT THE SUPREME COURT HAS DECIDED COULD KEEP HER AND MANY OTHER PARENTS LIKE HER IN CHARGE - THE QUESTION IS WILL IT ALSO KEEP KIDS AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS APART. BH, CBS NEWS, NY)


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Floyd County investigators are waiting on additional tests to confirm the identity of a man found dead in a burning mobile home.
Neighbors have identified the victim as 44- year old Brian Streeter but officials have NOT released his name or age.

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Kenny Kaye owns Batman Thumper Village... the mobile home park where the trailer burned early Sunday morning.
He says he'd been letting Streeter, who did maintenance work around the park, stay there rent- free for about a week.
The trailer did NOT have electricity.
Authorities suspect the victim had been smoking and fell asleep.
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((KENNY KAYE/MOBILE HOME PARK OWNER: I LIKED HIM, HE'D BEEN HELPING ME OUT FOR ABOUT SIX OR SEVEN MONTHS NOW, AND HE WAS A PRETTY LIKABLE FELLOW.))
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A medical examiner says the victim died from smoke inhallation.
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[5-Ray-Lewis]


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Murder charges have been dropped against Baltimore Ravens player Ray Lewis.
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The state agreed to drop murder and aggravated assault charges against Lewis-
In exchange Lewis will testify against two co-defendants charged in the January murders of two men in Atlanta.
Lewis admitted to telling companions to keep their mouths shut and giving an incomplete statement to police.
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[SOT 14:49:38]
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((ED GARLAND/LEWIS ATTORNEY: RAY SAID I WANT TO LET ALL THE TRUTH COME OUT AND I WILL ACKNOWLEDGE GLADLY THE MISTAKE I MADE BECAUSE THE LESSON I MADE IS YOU DON'T RUN AND HIDE FROM YOUR MISTAKES YOU TACKLE THEM HEAD ON.))
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Lewis was orginally charged in the connection with the fight that killed two men just hours after the superbowl.
No word from the Baltimore Ravens on whether today's ruling will affect his playing career and his 26-million dollar contract.
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[5-Boat-RAce]


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A drag boat going 160 miles an hour- crashes yesterday in Missouri- Amazingly the boat's driver survived.
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The driver is inside the blue capsule you see floating on the surface.
Driver Johnny Sanderson is from Richmond. He says the new motor his team just installed was too powerful for the 35-thousand dollar boat.
That caused him to fly out of the water and corkscrew through the air seconds after starting.
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll see what the Roanoke Chorus is doing to boost its membership.
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The Roanoke Symphony Chorus is looking to expand. So starting tomorrow night they're holding open auditions.
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Kate Weidaw is down at the Jefferson Center tonight to show us what it takes to be part of the chorus.
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Coming up today in Sports, a former cowboy switches sides,
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[VO] and in Medical news, we'll tell you why the local health department whats to give downtown pigeons a case of the blues.

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[5-Air-pollution]


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Air pollution could pose an even greater threat to the heart than the lungs.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;]


New research suggests that tiny pieces of soot may alter the heart rate in some people.
With the high smog levels in many American cities, inhaling the particles can affect the heart's ability to pump blood.
One expert says ``it's incredibly good news'' if the link can be proven. It would mean that some deaths from heart disease could be prevented.
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Experts say particulate pollution may cause ten-thousand deaths a year.

[5-Georgia-Pacific]


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The skies over central Virginia will soon be getting cleaner, thanks to a big investment by the Georgia- Pacific corporation.
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State and federal officials gathered today to sign the "Project X-L" agreement at the Big Island paper mill.
The plan calls for the construction of a new smelter system which will lower the plant's toxic emissions by as much as 90 percent.
The federal government is picking up half the 65 million dollar price tag.
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((JOHN PAUL WOODLEY/VA NATURAL RESOURCES SECRETARY: BY WORKING TOGETHER AND EXPLORING NEW OPTIONS FOR POLLUTION PROTECTION, COST SAVINGS AND OPERATIONAL FLEXIBILITY, PROGRAMS LIKE PROJECT X-L CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR A WIN- WIN SITUATION.))
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The black liquor gasification system will be the first of its kind in the country.
Officials hope to have it up and running in two years.
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[5-Pigeon-Paint]


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The Roanoke Health Department is looking into a colorful alternative to stop the pigeon problem in downtown Roanoke. Paint the town blue. Tonya Flory explains.
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(([Pigeons shots] Pigeon droppings are creating a sanitation concern for residents in the city. The health department removed 500 pounds of bird waste from one building alone last fall.
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[IN Q=When large]

((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER: WHEN LARGE AMOUNTS OF PIGEON DROPPINGS OCCUR, A FUNGUS CAN GROW, THAN IF A PERSON DISTURBS THOSE DROPPINGS CAN COME DOWN WITH WHAT'S CALLED HISTOPLASMOSIS, IT'S A FUNGAL INVASION OF THE LUNGS.))
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[wire prongs] Wire prongs on the ledges are a popular deterrent for many businesses. But a safe, yet unproven alternative is catching the attention of some -- paint the ledges and top of buildings blue to repel the birds. [2-shot Tabb] The idea came from someone in Washington DC who heard about the problem in Roanoke.
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((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER: THE READER WHO CONTACTED US HAD EXPERIENCE WITH HOMING PIGEONS, THAT HOMING PIGEONS WOULD NOT LAND ON SOMETHING SKY BLUE.))
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Jeana Azar's husband just opened a business on Kirk Avenue. And she likes the idea.
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((JEANA ARAR/THE GALLERIA: MYSELF, I WOULDN'T MIND THAT, I THINK IT WOULD BE PRETTY ATTRACTIVE.))
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Downtown Roanoke Incorporated's president is also receptive to the strategy, he's just not sure the birds will fall for it.
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((MATT KENNELL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INCORPORATED: WE TRIED TO TRICK THEM IN MANY WAYS, FROM DECOYS WE EVEN BROUGHT IN FALCONS ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO, BUT THE PROBLEM WITH THE FALCONS IS THEY FLEW AWAY, BUT WE'LL TRY, IF WE TRIED THE FALCONS, I'M SURE WE WOULD LOOK INTO THIS.))
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[generic downtown buildings] First, all the building owners downtown will have to agree to try the sky blue paint trick. [Opened window] Until then, the health department recommends closing the windows do discourage pigeons from nesting inside -- and one more recommendation -- don't feed the birds. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has researched the blue paint idea and is in favor of trying it in Roanoke.


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It's time now for our website of the day and we're using today's selection as a chance to say Congratulations to one of Virginia's AND country music's favorite sons.
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(( If you've spent your day "Counting Flowers on the Wall," and are looking for a little more excitement, you can celebrate the birthday of one of the region's most successful singers with our website of the day.
Staunton's Don Reid turns 55 today.
If the name doesn't ring a bell at first, think the Statler Brothers.
Visitors to their official website, can pick up all kinds of interesting bits.
Of course any true fan knows there are only two brothers in the group and no one is named Statler.
Their name came from box of tissues. But did you know the Statlers say they've explained that over 100 thousand times?
Or could you have guessed that Harold Reid says his favorite book is "Peter Rabbit Goes to the Circus?"
If it's music you're looking for, check out their jukebox where you can hear some of the Statler's top hits.
It's a shame it doesn't play happy birthday for Don today, but we'll celebrate anyway by making the Statler Brothers official page our website of the day. You can find it through a link to our page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
I'm Patrick Evans. ))

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Good evening folks and welcome to the Two Minute ticker. This afternoon you need a strong ticker to handle the contract numbers I'm about to throw your way.
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For starters, the Washington Redskins handed out a seven year $55 million dollar contrtact today to none other than "prime-time"
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[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/September 12, 1999; :00]

Deion Sanders. The 11 year veteran out of Florida State who is now 32 years old worked out on the artificial turf at Redskins' Park early this morning and then headed out to get a physical. The Redskins have scheduled a newsconference for six tonight to introduce Sanders. We'll have some of newsconference for you on News 7 at six.
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[SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH/This Afternoon; :00]

Another former Florida State Seminole hit the jackpot today as Peter Warrick, the Bengals top draft pick signed with Cincinnati for $42 million dollars over the next seven seasons.
We'll hear from Warrick, as well, tonight on News 7 at six.
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The NBA finals are now all set to begin on Wednesday of this week as the Pacers travel to LA to meet the Shaq Daddy and the Lakers. But it Blazers almost turned out to be Indiana's foe. The Lakers overcame a 15 point deficit yesterday in game seven and rallied to beat Portland 89-to-84. Now LA must steady itself for the greatest Laker killed of all-time - Larry Bird and his Pacers.
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That's is it for sports on News 7 at Five. Jean will be right back to wrap up this half hour of news in just a moment. Take care everybody. [go to break]

[5-Pig-Kissing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Students at Sanville Elementary School of Henry County got a visitor today--
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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


from this three week old pig. But there would be more to come from this visit. Principal Debbie Nemec (NEMM-ic) made a deal that she would kiss that pig if the students met their reading goal. The children came through and to the kids delight so did she.
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[IN Q=Because I've never]

((MELANIE HANDY/FIRST GRADER: BECAUSE I'VE NEVER SEEN MS. NEMEC KISS A PIG BEFORE. WAS THAT EXCITING TO WATCH? YEP! SHE'S NEVER DONE IT BEFORE.))
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The principal says this type of incentive works and inspires the students to read.
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