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Today on News 7 at 5, one of the men shot last night near Radford University has died.
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Plus state lawmakers agreed last week on a tax plan. Now they've reached a deal on how to spend that money.
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Outdoor activities will be favored over the next few days as temperatures warm up rather quickly. The latest pollen count is also sky high. The story coming up.

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The Federal Trade Commission says some telemarketers are trying to trick people to get around the do not call list.

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President Bush appears on Middle East television to speak about the treatment of Iraqi prisoners of war.
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Plus we'll hear about a local program that helps the uninsured get medical care. News 7 at 5 is next.

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(( IT'S PRETTY UNREAL.... YOU JUST REALLY DON'T EXPECT PEOPLE TO GET SHOT IN RADFORD AT ALL.))
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Dozens of Radford University students are still in shock today over a late night shooting that turned deadly in their off-campus neighborhood.
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One person is dead and another remains in stable condition in the hospital after a shooting, just blocks from the Radford University Campus.
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It happened around 10:45 last night at an apartment in the 600 block of Downey Street. Police say 25-year old Brian Keith Gray died around 1:00 last night from a gunshot wound to the head. The other male victim is not being identified at this time, but was shot in the lower back. A neighbor actually helped that victim until police could get there.
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((KIMBERLY CLANCE: WE SAW HIS GUN WOUND AND EVERYTHING, ME AND MY ROOMMATE HAD BEEN TRAINED IN FIRST AIR, CPR. SO WE JUST GRABBED SOME GLOVES AND TOWELS AND EVERYTHING. AND WE HAD HIM LAY DOWN ON HIS STOMACH AND HE JUST SAT THERE UNTIL I SAW A COP COMING IN THROUGH THE PEEPHOLE AND THEN THE COP CAME AND JUST TOOK EVERYTHING FROM THERE.))
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No arrests have been made in the case. Radford police are calling the shooting part of an apparent robbery. The suspects are only described as two black males. If you have any information, you're asked to call Radford Police. Coming up tonight at 6:00 we'll show you some of the bullet holes left behind and hear from several witnesses.
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The waiting is over.
State lawmakers have reached a tentative budget agreement.
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House Speaker William Howell announced a new two-year 60 billion dollar deal late this afternoon.
It includes pay raises for state troopers, deputy sheriffs, state workers and judges.
Public education will also be getting a funding boost.
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((SPEAKER BILL HOWELL: I THINK WHAT THE HOUSE CONFEREES TRIED TO DO AND I THINK THEY DID IT SOMEWHAT SUCCESSFULLY IS PUT SOME OF THAT NEW MONEY IN THE RAINY DAY FUND, MAINTENANCE, CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND I THINK THAT'S SIGNIFICANT, THAT'S IMPORTANT.))
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Today's agreement clears the way for a final budget vote on Friday.
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President Bush went on Arab TV today- promising that those involved in prisoner abuse will be punished.
The president called the abuse abhorrent and said it will not be tolerated.
As Jennifer Miller reports it's an effort to contain the growing anger over the abuse.
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(( ON ARAB TELEVISION TODAY ... PRESIDENT BUSH TRYING TO QUELL ANGER OVER PICTURES OF IRAQI PRISONERS BEING ABUSED BY U-S SOLDIERS. HE CALLED THE ABUSE ABHORRENT ...SAYING IT DOES NOT REPRESENT THE AMERICA HE KNOWS.
PRESIDENT BUSH: "THIS IS A MATTER THAT REFLECTS BADLY ON MY COUNTRY, OUR CITIZENS IN AMERICA ARE APPALLED BY WHAT THEY SAW JUST LIKE THE PEOPLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST ARE APPALLED. WE SHARE THE SAME DEEP CONCERNS AND WE WILL FIND THE TRUTH." BUSH GAVE TWO TEN-MINUTE INTERVIEWS TO AL ARABIYA AND U-S BACKED AL HURRA TELEVISION. HE PROMISED THOSE RESPONSIBLE WILL BE PUNISHED, BUT HE STOPPED SHORT OF APOLOGIZING.
AT BAGHDAD'S ABU GHRAIB PRISON ... WHERE MUCH OF THE ABUSE OCCURRED ... THE MILITARY DID ITS OWN PUBLIC RELATIONS ... GIVING TOURS OF THE PRISON HOSPITAL AND THE INTERROGATION ROOMS. AND THE NEW COMMANDER OF PRISONS HAS APOLOGIZED....AND PROMISES THE MILITARY WILL CHANGE INTERROGATION TECHNIQUES AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF INMATES AT ABU GHRAIB BY MOVING SOME TO A NEW FACILITY.
US ARMY MAJ. GEN. GEOFFREY MILLER : I will personally guarantee that this will not happen again.
JUST OUTSIDE PRISON WALLS PROTESTORS ... INCLUDING MUSLIM CLERICS ... DEMANDED ANSWERS ... SOME THREATENED REVENGE.... AS THE INVESTIGATION WIDENS THE NUMBER OF PRISON DEATHS BEING LOOKED INTO IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN IS GROWING. ALREADY TWO IRAQI PRISON DEATHS HAVE RULED HOMICIDES.
ON CAPITOL HILL, LAWMAKERS ARE DEMANDING AN INVESTIGATION AND A MEETING WITH DEFENSE SECRETARY DON RUMSFELD. ONE DEMOCRAT SAYS IF ADEQUATE ANSWERS CANNOT BE GIVEN ... TOP OFFICIALS, INCLUDING RUMSFELD SHOULD RESIGN. JENNIFER MILLER CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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One company was apparently calling people on the nation's "do not call list" and getting away with it by masquerading as a non profit.
Not only that federal officials say the company was bilking millions out of consumers.
The National Consumer Council allegedly made millions by getting consumers to enroll in its relief program only to charge the consumer excessive fees-
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Companies that call people on the do not call list can face heavy penalties, but those penalties don't apply to non profit or charitable organizations.
60 million phone numbers are on the do not call list. The FTC expects that number to grow.

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The search continues for a man feared drowned in the James River. We'll have the details next.
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Plus a judge decides if problems with the jury will earn Martha Stewart a new trial.
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Martha Stewart will not get a new trial.
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A federal judge in New York City denied Stewart's request today.
Defense attorneys filed for a new trial, citing what it said were false answers given by a juror.
They say the juror failed to disclose that he's been arrested in a domestic dispute.
Stewart's lawyers say they regret that a case about false statements was decided by a juor who appears to have made many false statements.
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Still no sign of a missing camper believed to have drowned in the James River over the weekend.
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Crews have been searching the river near Big Island for 51-year-old Joseph Wheeler since last Friday.
Wheeler was camping with friends near the mouth of Matts Creek when he reportedly went swimming and never returned.
Volunteers from across the state have helped scour the river and its banks.
Today, a cadaver-sniffing dog was brought in but with no success.
Authorities say they'll continue to search until they find him.
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Not having health insurance can be tough, but now nearlyy 300 doctors in the area have agreed to treat some uninsured patients for FREE.
It's called Project Access of the Roanoke Valley.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details, Joy when does the program start?
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Jean, it actually kicked off today -- so people can start signing up.
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The program is designed to help the working poor who don't have insurance.
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At a press conference, Maribell Wormley cried tears of joy as she received one of the first Project Access cards.
After suffering for years with debilitating arthritis --she can now get the knee surgery she needs.
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The nearly 3-hundred doctors who are participating in Project Access will either donate their time at the Bradley Free Clinic or see patients for free at their offices.
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((OCCASIONALLY YOU NEED TO SEE A SUB SPECIALIST SUCH AS A HEART SURGEON, OPHTHALMOLOGIST, AND WE CAN HANDLE THE REFERRAL OF THOSE PATIENT ASSUMING THEY QUALIFY FOR THE PROGRAM)) [RUNS13]
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The Bradley Free clinic says it needs all the help it can get in caring for the Valley's uninsured.
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((IT'S ESTIMATED IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY THAT'S ABOUT 15-THOUSAND PEOPLE. WE'RE CURRENTLY ABLE TO SERVE 35-HUNDRED OF THEM. BUT THIS WILL ENABLE US TO REACH OUT TO THOSE OTHERS THAT WANT AND NEED HEALTH CARE )) [RUNS12]
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To qualify for the program you must be between 19 and 64 years of age. You can not have Medicare, Medicaid or Private Insurance.
You must also be a resident of specific localities. Also you must meet income guidelines of a little more than 17-thousand for an individual and a little less than 35 thousand for a family of four.
As for Wormley, her surgery has already been scheduled for the 18th of May.))

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[Event 518 FULL] For more information about Project Access you can call 540-344-4200..
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Jean, Carilion and Lewis Gale hospitals are also giving free lab and x-ray services, and other places are also offering free surgical services.

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It was 20 years ago this December that State Police Sergeant James Biggs was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop on I-64 in Alleghany County.
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Today, friends, family, and fellow troopers gathered to memorialize Biggs, and dedicate a bridge near where he was shot in his honor. Biggs was a Covington native who after years on the force, came back to supervise the State Police region in his home county.
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((1ST SGT. ROB FRIDLEY/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; HE CERTAINLY LIVED UP TO THE TROOPER'S PLEDGE THAT WE ALL RECITE AS WE GRADUATE FROM THE STATE POLICE ACADEMY, AND HE HAD AN OUTSTANING CAREER WITH THE DEPARTMENT. AND WE'RE GLAD THAT THIS MOMENT CAME ABOUT THAT WE COULD OFFICIALLY DEDICATE THE BRIDGE IN SGT. BIGGS' NAME.))
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Today's ceremony included a wreath-laying to commemorate Biggs and his service to the State Police.
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Up next on the newscast, Brent Watts has gotten to the Avalanche game a few hours early, but is having no problem finding something to pass the time...

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A traveling festival celebrating the sport of baseball is proving to be a big hit. The Family Fun Fest is making a stop tonight at Salem Memorial Stadium.
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That's where we find Brent Watts.
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Coming up today in Sports, the Wahoos are reaching new heights on the diamond.
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Then a little later, a driver's mistake creates a new space at an Atlanta parking garage.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Midweek sports ticker. The ACC Baseball Tournament is scheduled to make its second straight run in Salem at the end of the month, and unlike past years, the the Virginia Cavaliers can't wait to get here. UVA has its highest ranking ever at 7th in the country this week by Collegiate Baseball Magazine.
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First year head coach Brian O'Connor has the Cavs atop the ACC standings with an overall record of 36 and 9, 14 and 4 in the league.
Virginia also reeled off 14 straight wins at one point earlier this season.
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The team has a pair of three game home series scheduled against Florida State and Wake Forest, plus a single game with Liberty at home before the tournament, and the school has announced that it will add 364 temporary bleacher seats to Davenport Field for the remainder of the season. The general admission seating is located down the right field line, bringing the capacity to over 24 hundred.
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Tickets for the ACC baseball tournament that opens on May 26th at Salem Memorial are now available at the Salem Civic Center box office.

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The Nascar Nextel Cup Series will take this weekend off for the traditional Mother's Day holiday, but will be back on the track next week in the state capital for the running of the Chevy American Revolution 400.
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Several teams tested the three quarter mile this week, getting a good feel for the new pavement which has been installed on top of a new drainage system. The smoother asphalt is already getting the seal of approval.
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Coming up at the top of the hour - Steve Mason will fill us in on a local high school team that hasn't lost in 8 years on its home field. Plus, more area high school basketball players pick their colleges. Take care everybody. Jean will be right back. [GO TO BREAK]

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On Wall Street today, stocks went virtually nowhere as investors struggled to find direction by mulling over the latest Fed statement that higher interest rates are forthcoming. Jean Lee has more.
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A car spent the day hanging out in a garage in Atlanta today.
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Actually it was more like hanging out OF the garage.
Police say a garage attendent was parking another car when he hit the gas instead of the brake.
He hit another car and pushed it out the window.
No one was in the sedan at the time.
They were able to pull it back into the building, but it was damaged.
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