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Today on News 7 at 5, the controversy surrounding the Pledge of Allegiance lawsuit takes a new twist. We'll have an update,
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and the father of a kidnapped teenager makes an impassioned plea to the man police say is at the top of thier list of suspects.
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Officials with Roanoke and Roanoke County meet for the first time to talk about the water situation.
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On Healthcheck, we'll tell you why some people are taking a nap at the dentist's office.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Plus a court makes a ruling about Dale Earnhardt's autopsy photographs.
News 7 at Five is next.

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Who would of thought the pledge of allegiance could cause so much controversy- but it is and tonight a new twist in the ongoing battle.
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While the father of a school girl may have sued saying the pledge is unconstitutional- the girl's mom believes in the pledge.
The mom says her daughter is more than willing to recite the words "Under God" in school-
So what does that mean for the case- Aleen Sirgany has details.
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(( WHEN A CALIFORNIA FATHER WON A COURT BATTLE BANNING THE WORDS "UNDER GOD" FROM THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE... HE TOUCHED A NATIONWIDE NERVE. ATHEIST MICHAEL NEWDOW SAID HIS 8-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WAS "INJURED" BY HAVING TO LISTEN TO THE PLEDGE AT HER PUBLIC SCHOOL. THAT CLAIM PLAYED A KEY PART IN THE RULING OF THE SAN FRANCISCO COURT. SANDRA BANNING/MOTHER I don't want my daughter tagged with a label that's not appropriate. SANDRA BANNING IS SPEAKING OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME ABOUT THE CASE. SHE SAYS HER DAUGHTER IS A CHRISTIAN... NOT AN ATHEIST AND HAS NO PROBLEM SAYING THE FULL PLEDGE. SANDRA BANNING/ Her response was I'll still say under God I'll just whisper it so know one knows I'm breaking the law. THE CASE WILL ALMOST CERTAINLY BE APPEALED, AND COULD END UP HERE, AT THE SUPREME COURT, WHICH OPENS ITS SESSION WITH "GOD SAVE THE UNITED STATES AND THIS HONORABLE COURT" THIS CASE CANT GET MORE BIZARRE. LEGAL EXPERT JONATHAN TURLEY SAYS THE MOTHER HAS EVERY RIGHT TO SPEAK FOR HER DAUGHTER BUT, LEGALLY, IT MAY BE TOO LATE. JONATHON TURLEY/GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: HAD THE MOTHER COME FORWARD WHEN THIS CASE WAS BEFORE THE TRIAL JUDGE AND MADE A RECORD TO THIS EFFECT IT COULD HAVE UNDERMINE THIS CASE. BANNING AND THE GIRL'S FATHER WERE NEVER MARRIED AND ARE NOW FIGHTING FOR CUSTODY OF THEIR CHILD..SHE SAYS SHE DIDN'T SPEAK OUT ON THE PLEDGE CONTROVERSY SOONER BECAUSE SHE HAD NO IDEA IT WOULD EVER GET THIS FAR. AS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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The father of a missing teenager is making a plea to career criminal Richard Ricci.
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Ricci is an one time handyman who did work for the Smart family- he made a living though as a criminal.
After someone stole from the Smart family home last year- Ed Smart says Ricci looked him in the eye and denied taking money and jewelry.
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But Thursday Ricci was charged with the crime-
The Smart's fear if he lied about stealing money he may also be lying about stealing Elizabeth.
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((ED SMART/ELIZABETH'S FATHER: I NEED YOU RICHARD I NEED YOU TO CONTACT TO CLEAR YOURSELF OF THIS. I DON'T WANT TO BELIEVE IT'S YOU.))
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Elizabeth was taken from her bed at gunpoint in early June.
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[5-Water-Talks]


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It could take a couple of years, but Roanoke County and Roanoke City have launched a series of meetings they hope will lead to a regional water authority.
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Roanoke County Administrator Elmer Hodge and Roanoke City Manager Darlene Burcham met with reporters this afternoon before they got together with other top officials.
Standing in front of the Goodwill sign at Cave Spring Corners, both said they are optimistic they can find common ground.
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((ELMER HODGE/ROANOKE CO. ADMINISTRATOR: WE AT THE COUNTY SEE THIS AS A WELCOME OPPORTUNITY TO WORK TOGETHER AND MAKE THE WATER SYSTEM EVEN STRONGER THAN IT IS.)) ((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: I THINK WE HAVE THE RIGHT ATTITUDE BY THE CITIZENS, AS WELL AS BY THE ELECTED OFFICIALS AND BY THE ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN.))
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Hodge and Burcham said their first meeting would lay the groundwork for later negotiations. Then... they have months of research ahead, before they can decide how to proceed.
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If you're waist high in the Roanoke River, you may be in over your head.
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About 44 percent of Virginia's rivers and streams are not clean enough for swimming or for eating the fish caught in them.
That according to the state's Department of Environmental Quality which released a study this week on the condition of ninety-seven hundred miles of water.
About 44-hundred miles of Virginia's rivers and streams are considered "impaired."
That includes portions of the Roanoke and New Rivers.
This is an increase from last year.
State officials are asking water enthusiasts to be careful.
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((ALAN POLLOCK/DEQ WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT MANAGER: YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU'RE OUT IN THE WOODS AND YOU WANT TO FILL UP YOUR CANTEEN, YOU KNOW, THE BOY SCOUTS ALWAYS TAUGHT YOU TO FILL UP THE CANTEEN. BUT USE YOUR IODINE TABLET BECAUSE THE STREAM MIGHT LOOK REAL CLEAR BUT UP AROUND THE BEND, THERE'S A CARCASS OF A DEAD DEER IN THE STREAM.))
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State officials say stricter standards are largely responsible for the increase...and that state waters probably are getting cleaner overall.
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Coming up next on the newscast, there are problems with two planes today in Florida,
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and we will tell you why the railroad is putting its best face forward on some local tracks.
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Two planes in trouble today in Florida-
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This one crashed into the Everglades- The single engine plane went down in the water near the border of Broward and Palm Beach counties.
No word on how many people were aboard the plane- or what caused the crash-
A Florida rescue officials says there is no sign of survivors-
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Another small plane ran into trouble near Miami- landing in a remote field.
It's believed the plane's engine malfunctioned.
The pilot was able to walk away-
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Today on Healthcheck, if you are afraid of the dentist or just hate the sound of his drill, you may want to try napping through your next procedure.
As Mallika Marshall tells us, this dream is now a reality.
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((RICHARD GOURDET HADN'T BEEN TO THE DENTIST IN YEARS..
SO WHEN HE FINALLY WENT IN FOR SOME SERIOUS DENTAL CLEANING, RICHARD OPTED FOR SOMETHING NEW...HE WAS ACTUALLY SEDATED DURING HIS VISIT. BECAUSE OF THE INTENDED NATURE OF THE GUM CLEANINGS THAT HAD TO BE DONE AND IN ORDER TO REALLY BE COMFORTABLE DOING IT, I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE BETTER TO DO IT UNDER SEDATION.

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TO RELAX THEM, PATIENTS ARE GIVEN A PILL SIMILAR TO VALIUM AND THEY ARE CAREFULLY MONITORED AT ALL TIMES... WHILE ESSENTIALLY NAPPING THROUGH THE PROCEDURE, THEY USUALLY REMAIN SEMI-CONSCIOUS SO THEY CAN RESPOND TO THE DENTIST COMMANDS. BUT REMARKABLY, MOST PATIENTS DON'T REMEMBER A THING.
S0T: DAVID HIRSHFIELD/PRACTICES "NAP" DENTISTRY MOST PEOPLE HAVE LITTLE OR NO MEMORY, SOME PEOPLE HAVE JUST FRAGMENTARY MEMORY OF THINGS THAT WENT ON.. BUT USUALLY THEY WILL REMEMBER YOU KNOW SOMEBODY SPEAKING OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, BUT MOST OF THE TIME, THEY DON'T REMEMBER ANYTHING ABOUT THE PROCEDURE BEING DONE.
STANDUP: THERE ARE ABOUT A 1000-DENTISTS AROUND THE COUNTRY BUT THE DEMAND -- IS EXPECTED TO GROW AS MORE PATIENTS LEARN ABOUT THIS PROCEDURE.
DR. DAVID HIRSHFIELD OF MEDIFIELD IS JUST ONE OF A HANDFUL OF DENTISTS HERE IN MASSACHUSETTS OFFERING THIS NEW SERVICE.

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I AM ALWAYS SEARCHING FOR WAYS TO HELP MY PATIENTS BE MORE COMFORTABLE AND THE THING THAT INTERESTED ME THE MOST ABOUT THIS WAS THAT I WOULD BE ABLE TO PROVEN TREATMENT TO A SECTION OF THE POPULATION THAT DUE TO FEAR AND BAD EXPERIENCES IN THE PAST, HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO HAVE THE DENTAL CARE THEY REALLY WANT.
NOW SEDATION DENTISTRY HAS ONLY BEEN APPROVED FOR ADULTS.. AND IS -NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ANYONE WHO IS PREGNANT, HAS SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITIONS OR TAKES CERTAIN MEDICATIONS. THE SEDATION USUALLY COSTS AN ADDITIONAL $250 AND IS NOT GENERALLY COVERED BY INSURANCE.. BUT SOME PATIENTS SAY IT'S A SMALL PRICE TO PAY FOR A PAIN-FREE VISIT TO THE DENTIST. DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS.))

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Norfolk Southern is hoping a new TV commercial will draw attention to the company's increased efficiency.
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The railroad called upon a Los Angeles production company to film a 30-second advertisement in Southwest Virginia. The crew spent yesterday and today shooting scenes in the Natural Bridge and Lexington areas. The star of the spot is a Norfolk Southern train, complete with two Dash-9 locomotives and sixteen multi-level auto carriers. NS officials say the ad trumpets the success of the company's Thoroughbred Operating Program, also known as TOP.
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((RHONDA BROOM/NORFOLK SOUTHERN: WE CHANGED AND REDESIGNED OUR NETWORK, MAKING THE SYSTEM RUN MORE EFFICIENTLY. FOR EXAMPLE, A RUN THAT USED TO TAKE SEVEN DAYS FROM GEORGIA TO THE NORTHEAST CAN NOW BE DONE IN THREE DAYS.))
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The two day shoot will wrap up this evening. The ad is scheduled to hit the air August 14th.
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Attorneys from around the state have gathered at the Homestead resort to talk about their profession -- and other subjects as well..
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The Virginia Bar Association meets twice a year.
This weekend they're talking about legal issuses like the ethics of lawyers who advertise..
But they're also hearing presentations about current issues, such as the education system.
Experts hope the conference will benefit more than just the people who attend..
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((TAYLOE MURPHY/VIRGINIA BAR ASSOCIATION - "THEY BECOME INVOLVED IN THESE ISSUES IN THEIR LOCALITIES. THEY TAKE A GREATER INTEREST IN OTHER ADVOCACY GROUPS THROUGH THEIR LAW PRACTICES THROUGH THEIR OWN CASES THEY CAN AFFECT POLICY."))
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The Virginia Bar Association has been meeting for more than a century..
The conference continues through the weekend.

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Coming up next on the newscast, some people who purchased the next generation of cars are saving money in ways they hadn't planned.
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Most everyone knows that the new gasoline-electric hybrid cars can save you money at the gas pump, but the savings do not end there.
They can also bring you a tax break. Drew Levinson explains.
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((Roy Manno is checking out a Hybrid--an environmentally friendly vehicle that combines a battery driven electric motor with a gasoline engine.
It gets up to 57 miles per gallon.

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"IT'S A BIG ENTICEMENT, I WILL TELL YOU THAT MUCH."
Cindi Dupree bought her Hybrid four months ago--she considers herself an environmentally conscience consumer.

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"I THINK THIS IS THE BEST WE HAVE GOT ON THE MARKET RIGHT NOW AS FAR AS EMMISSIONS AND FUEL EFFICIENCY AND SO FOR ME THAT WAS THE SELLER, THAT WAS THE KEY.
That and the fact that she's got a special car tag showing she uses clean fuel--it allows her to travel alone in the high occupancy lanes.

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"WHICH MEANS YOU GET SOME DIRTY LOOKS IF PEOPLE DON'T KNOW WHAT THE CF STANDS FOR ON THE BACK OF YOUR CAR."

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IN AN ADDITION TO BEING ENVIONMENTALLY FRIENDLY THERES ANOTHER INCENTIVE TO BUYING THESE CARS. OWNERS OF THESE HYBRID VEHICLES NOW GET A FEDERAL TAX BREAK.
The IRS has determined Hybrid owners are eligible for "Clean Fuel" tax deductions of up to two thousand dollars.

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"IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE THE GOVERNMENT STEP IN AND SAY THAT THIS TECHNOLOGY IS SOCIALLY IMPORTANT."
Several states are also giving tax breaks.
New York's Governor recently proposed legislation that would not only provide a two thousand dollar tax credit but also exempt three thousand dollars from state and local sales tax.

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"I THINK THAT IT WILL HELP CONSUMERS RESPOND EVEN A LITTLE BIT MORE TO THE NEW TECHNOLOGY."
Congress is now considering a bill that could increase the tax incentives even more for hybrids purchased after September of this year.
It's all an effort to conserve fuel and clean up the atmosphere.
Drew Levinson, CBS News, Falls Church, Virginia.))

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Coming up
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a little later, we'll see why Harrison Ford has gone from being the President on Air Force One to the captain of a doomed soviet submarine.
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It was a bad day for many investors on Wall Street. The Dow finished the day with another triple-digit decline -- the fourth one of the week.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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[S5-Race]


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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the end of the work week ticker! We get the weekend started along with the second half of the NASCAR season as the circuit heads to the midwest to Chicago. Qualifying is underway - and we'll have your complete starting grid at the top of the hour.
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In one other racing note - the survivors of Dale Earnhardt won another round in their efforts to keep to keep his autopsy photos sealed. A Florida state appeals court today ruled that the state law passed after Dale's death that restricts public access to autopsy photos is constitutional. In its opinion, the appeals court said the viewing of autopsy photos is a violation of privacy. The plaintiffs must now decide if they will pursue the matter in state supreme court.
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Virginia High School All Star week wraps up tonight in Hampton with the East-West football game. Several local products will see action for the West at Darling Stadium, including Cave Spring's Tom Hagan and Northside's Justin London.
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[S5-Baseball]


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The Commonwealth Games of Virginia baseball competition begins tomorrow morning at 8:30.
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Today, 80 of the state's best players representing four regions were put through various drills and test for 60 professional scouts and college coaches at Kiwanis Field.
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The pro scouts and college coaches hope to discover a top five pick or a star recruit this weekend, but the player must possess certain qualities.
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More on today's commonwealth baseball festivities at the top of the hour. Have a safe weekend folks. [GO TO BREAK]

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Actor Harrison Ford is out with a new movie. In it Ford once again heads to the world of adventure and danger. This time in the depths of the sea.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
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((...AN AMERICAN ICON...WHO'S BEEN ON THE WINNING SIDE OF THE GOOD-VERSUS-EVIL BATTLE FOR DECADES NOW.... TAKES ON THE COLD WAR ...BUT THIS TIME-- HE'S GIVEN UP THE STARS AND STRIPES-- FOR THE HAMMER AND SICKLE.

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IN "K-19-- THE WIDOWMAKER"-- HE'S THE CAPTAIN OF THE K-19...THE SOVIET UNION'S FIRST NUCLEAR BALLISTIC SUBMARINE....ABOUT TO SET SAIL...NO MATTER THE COST.

SOT: HARRISON FORD/ACTOR

It was an unusual challenge to tell a Russian story from a Russian point of view..and an unusual character for me to portray.
...WELL-- MAYBE...BUT NOT WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE PLOT....DRIPPING WITH SUSPENSE...WHEN THE SUB'S NUCLEAR REACTOR BEGINS TO OVERHEAT IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC... FACING A POTENTIAL NUCLEAR WAR BETWEEN HIS COUNTRY AND THE U-S... FORD SENDS HIS CREW ON A SUICIDE MISSION TO REPAIR IT.

SOT: FORD

I spoke to survivors of the real accident on K-19 who are now in their 70's... it was the most important moment in their lives.
...AND A TALE THAT WAS SUPPRESSED FOR MORE THAN 3-DECADES. THAT VERY SAME CREW HAD BEEN SWORN TO SECRECY BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE THEN--SOVIET UNION. FOR FORD-- THERE WAS NO QUESTION --THEIR STORY SHOULD BE TOLD.

SOT: FORD
sot: These are universal themes.. that of sacrifice for the good of the

compatriots.
...A THEME ANYONE WHO HAS EVER WORN A MILITARY UNIFORM WILL IDENTIFY WITH...A SACRIFICE NEVER TOLD-- OR HONORED-- UNTIL NOW.
MANUEL GALLEGUS... CBS NEWS.))
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