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Next on News 7 at 5, a man shouting threats leads police to evacuate part of a Lynchburg park.
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And members of Congress say new photos of abused Iraqi prisoners are even worse than the first set.
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Business leaders in one local county are worried that new taxes could eat up their profits.
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Mexico's defense secretary says he doesn't know what to make of U-F-O's filmed over his country.
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Plus Brent Watts tells us how Roanoke is preparing for a colorful weekend. News 7 at 5 is next.
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((HE MADE SOME THREATS TO HARM HIMSELF, TO ALSO HARM OFFICERS, MADE THREATS REGARDING A WEAPON.))
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[OUT Q=regarding a weapon.]
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Police evacuate a Lynchburg city park as they try to arrest a man they say was a danger to himself and the public.
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A standoff between police and a man found walking nearly naked in a city park ends peacefully.
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The suspect was spotted walking in Peaksview Park around seven wearing just underwear and socks.
Police finally caught up with him a few hours later and evacuated that portion of the park after the man started threatening himself and police.
After negotiations failed to convince the man to surrender, a tactical team moved in and subdued him with a shot from a non-lethal rifle.
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((CAPT. BRANDON ZUIDEMA/LYNCHBURG POLICE: BASICALLY ONE ROUND WAS FIRED WHICH BASICALLY WAS ABLE TO DISABLE HIM, SHOCK HIM TO THE POINT WHERE WE COULD SAFELY TAKE HIM INTO CUSTODY, REDUCE THE RISK TO HIM AS WELL AS REDUCE THE RISK TO THE OFFICERS.))
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Because he's not facing criminal charges, police would only identify the man as a 44-year-old transient who they've dealt with before.
He's being held on an emergency custody order while he undergoes a psychiatric evaluation.
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The female soldier seen in some of the pictures with Iraqi prisoners- is speaking to reporters for the first time.
This as more graphic pictures of abuse are circulating on Capitol hill.
Teri Okita has the latest from Washington.
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((CLOSELY GUARDED AND TUCKED AWAY IN BRIEFCASES, THE LATEST ROUND OF DISTURBING PHOTOS AND, NOW VIDEOTAPE OF IRAQI PRISONERS BEING MISTREATED BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS COULD ADD MORE FUEL TO THE FIRE.

SOT: Sen. John Cornyn/(R-Texas)

They were bad. they're all bad. (VERY SHORT)
TRACK: THERE'S BEEN NO GOVERNMENT DECISION ON WHETHER TO RELEASE THE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS TO THE PUBLIC. THE INITIAL PICTURES SET OFF WORLDWIDE CRITICISM, AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE WOMAN IN THE MIDDLE OF THAT FIRESTORM DEFENDED HERSELF PUBLICLY. ARMY PRIVATE, LYNNDIE ENGLAND THE WOMAN SEEN SMILING AND STANDING NEXT TO NAKED PRISONERS SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY TO CBS AFFILIATE, KCNC. Courtesy: KCNC-TV:
LYNDIEE ENGLAND/U.S. SOLDIER: In retrospect, do you think there was anything wrong? To us, we were doing our job, what they were told and outcome was what they wanted. THE PHOTOS DID MORE THAN JUST STIR UP CONTROVERSY. SUSPECTED AL-QAEDA OPERATIVES SAY THEY BEHEADED PHILADELPHIA CONTRACTOR, NICK BERG, IN RETALIATION FOR THE MISTREATMENT.
Nicholas Berg was an innocent civilian who was in Iraq to help build a free Iraq. There is no justification for the brutal execution of Nicholas Berg.
Teri Okita/Reporting:
But the Al-Qaeda leader in Iraq vowed more revenge killings for, what he calls, the satanic degradation of Muslim prisoners. And that was BEFORE these latest pictures came out. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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Some local business owners may soon be shelling out more money for the opportunity to work in Craig County. A proposal is going before the board which could levy a tax on the gross income of any business.
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Susan Bahorich has been looking into the proposal. Susan, how will this tax affect businesses?
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Jean- It depends who ask. One business owner told me it would shut them down, another says the tax would be a drop in the bucket.

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It was a year and a half ago -Vicky Reed and her family bought the Broad Run Trading Post, but if a new tax goes through Reed may have to kiss her business good-bye.

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((VICKY REED, BROAD RUN TRADING POST: IT WOULD PROBABLY SHUT US DOWN. WE'RE BARELY MAKING IT AS IT IS RIGHT NOW AND WITH THE SALES TAX, FOOD TAX AND SOMETHING ELSE, IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK FOR US.))
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The county is considering a new tax called - "B-POL," or The Business Professional Occupational License. "B-POL" would levy a fee against any business in the county based on gross receipts.

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((ARNOLD HARRY, THE BREAD BASKET: IF THEY DID IT ON THE PROFIT, THAT WOULD BE SOMETHING DIFFERENT, BUT WHEN YOU GO TO THE GROSS, I CAN GROSS RIGHT MUCH, BUT WHEN TAX TIME COMES AND YOU PAY EVERYTHING YOU DON'T MAKE THAT MUCH.))
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While some are worried how another tax would affect their bottomline, at least one business owner say it's an idea whose time has come.

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((DOT KINCAID, ULTIMATELY ANGELS: IT DOESN'T IMPACT US AS MUCH AS SOME OF THE OTHER LARGER BUSINESSES, BUT I THINK WE SHOULD PAY OUR FAIR SHARE FOR OUR COMMUNITY AND OUR COUNTY. IT'S THE RIGHT THING TO DO.))
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((SUSAN BAHORICH, REPORTING: EVEN THOUGH IT'S GETTING MIXED REVIEWS FROM BUSINESSES, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR LARRY MOORE SAYS IT MAKES SENSE FOR CRAIG COUNTY AND COULD BRING IN MORE THAN 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS.))
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((LARRY MOORE, CRAIG COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: WE'RE LOOKING AT ALTERNATIVE IN THE COUNTY GENERATING REVENUE. WE, TOO, HAD A DIFFICULT TIME IN THE BUDGET TRYING TO GET IT TO A POINT WHERE WE HAD SUFFICIENT RESERVES AND CONTINGENCY FUNDS AND WE'RE LOOKING AT ALL THE OPTIONS- THIS JUST HAPPENS TO BE ONE...))
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Larry Moore says this is just a draft and is open to public comment and suggestions. He says the supervisors have the ultimate say on the proposal.
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Jean- the public will have a chance to comment at next week board of supervisors meeting. That's Tuesday, May 18th at seven o'clock.
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Up next on the newscast, we'll see the video that has people watching the skies over Mexico.
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Plus, forget the chicken... we'll tell you why the train station crossed the road.
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The Mexican Defense Secretary says authorities have no opinion yet on whether bright lights that were filmed two months ago came from UFO's.
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Pilots spotted the lights- and radar detected very distinct objects- more than 11-thousand feet up over the Yucatan Peninsula- while conducting routine drug surveillance.
The appeared to accelerate quickly and change course suddenly.
The defense secretary says it's clear they could not be drug trafficking planes.
He says he released the film to a UFO investigator only because it seemed pointless to keep it a military secretary but he says there is no evidence the lights came from a flying saucer.
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An endorsement for Ralph Nader- who's running for president as an independent.
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The reform party says it's backing Nader because he's stood up for the rights of Americans his entire life.
The endorsement gives him ballot access in eight states including Florida and Michigan.
The Reform party was founded by Ross Perot in the early 90's-
Nader says he welcomes the support but will still run as an independent. He did actively seek the reform party backing.
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If you've been to the Lewis-Gale Medical Center lately -- you've probably noticed all of the construction.
It's part of a 37- million dollar project at the hospital.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins with more on what the changes will entail?
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Jean, One part of the construction is already finished --that's the expansion of the Cancer Center.
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And now the focus is on completing a new 45-thousand square foot surgical tower.
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As the last structural beam was put into place on the two story surgical tower, dozens gathered to celebrate the progress of the new facility.
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Phase one of the project, the expansion of the Cancer Center, was just completed. The addition more than doubles the size of the old facility and makes it possible to house all the cancer services under one roof.
When the new surgical tower is completed it will add more space to the operating rooms at Lewis-Gale Medical Center.


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((THE O-R'S THAT WE HAVE ARE DECADES OLD. THERE ARE A LOT OF CHANGES THAT HAVE OCCURRED IN TECHNOLOGY OVER THAT TIME AND THIS FACILITY LOOKS FORWARD TO HAVING THE BEST AVAILABLE)) [RUNS13]
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In fact the tower, will house 11 surgical suites and along with some physician offices.
And more renovations are also on the way.
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((THE LAST HALF PHASE IS THEN GOING IN TO RENOVATING THE CURRENT SPACE THAT OUR O-R'S ARE OCCUPYING WHEN THEY ARE VACATED TO MOVE INTO THIS BUILDING. WE HAVE NOT COMPLETELY DESIGNED THAT BUT THAT WILL BE THE NEXT PART AS SOON AS WE MOVE INT0 OF THE NEW BUILDING NEXT SPRING)) [RUNS17]
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Part of 37 million dollar project --also includes bringing another MRI to the hospital.
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Jean, as we said earlier the surgical tower is expected to be ready by spring of summer of next year.


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A piece of Lexington's history was literally on a roll today.
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The old passenger rail station was jacked up, put on wheels and towed across McLaughlin (mc-LAWF-lin) Street into a parking lot. The station was moved to make way for a new arts building at Washington and Lee University. Even though the building will be about a hundred yards away from its original spot, its new home will still be along the old rail line.
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((ERIK ESHELMAN/BARTON MALOW CONSTRUCTION; I'LL BE COMFORTABLE WHEN IT'S IN POSITION BOTH HORIZONTIALLY AND AT THE CORRECT ELEVATION OR WHEN THE FOUNDATION THAT WE'VE ALREADY PREPARED. AT THAT POINT WE'VE STILL GOT ABOUT A WEEK OF WORK TO GET THE WHEELS OUT FROM UNDER IT, AND THEN WE'VE GOT A COUPLE WEEKS WORTH OF WORK TO REPAIR THE MASONRY. ))
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The depot will be renovated, then serve as an office for the construction project.
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Up next on the newscast, it's all about the food as Brent Watts gets a lesson in Indian culture...
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More than 75 cultures will be featured at Roanoke's Local Colors Festival this weekend. Brent Watts has more on some new additions to the areas premier multiculture event.
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Coming up today in Sports, a veteran NASCAR driver expects to see some records fall this Saturday night.
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Then a little bit later, we'll see a different type of racing. When drivers say their cars are flying... they mean it.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Hump Day ticker. Salem high school senior Travis Light is the recipient of the Don Holliday Memorial Tournament Scholarship which was given out today.
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The Scholarship committee awarded Light the 16 thousand dollar scholarship in a news conference at 419 West. Light will put the money toward his education at VMI next year. He maintains a 3.77 grade point average, is a member of the national honor society, FCA and has played varsity golf since his sophomore year.
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Jeff Green led last night's open test session at Lowe's Motor Speedway going just a tick over 182 miles per hour.

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Mark Martin led Monday night's speed chart, but is now focused on Richmond. Martin has three poles in the state capital and expects the track record to fall Friday thanks to the new pavement.
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Time trials take the green flag at RIR Friday afternoon at 3.

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With golf season in full swing, there are plenty of new club options out there, including the hottest selling iron on the market, the new Ping G2's. A full set of G2's retails for about 700 bucks.
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Coming up at the top of the hour - Steve Mason takes us to the New River Valley for a look at a charitable auction with some big time items. Have a safe night everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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It took a major rally to do so, but the DOW finished in postive territory today. But as Alexis Christoforous tells us, the NASDAQ was not as lucky.
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An event yesterday seemed a little out of place in London's Wimbledon Stadium.
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It is banger racing- where daredevil drivers race up a ramp in an effort to roll their cars.
The object is to try and get the car to travel the farthest.
The drivers say the hardest part is hitting the small ramp at high speeds.
In fact most said their greatest fear is not getting hurt in the crash. They worry more about missing the ramp.
They say that would be too embarassing.
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