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Senator John Warner easily beats back a challenge from the right wing of his party to secure the Republican nomination,
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and Air Force One and President Clinton are safely on the ground after riding out some rough air last night over Texas. wx-head
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News 7 Mornin' is next.

Warner


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Senator John Warner is celebrating a victory this morning. leader
The incumbent claimed 66- percent of the vote in yesterday's G-O-P primary.
An emotional, turbulent day in the Senate ended with him finally winning a divided party's mantle.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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Miller


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On the other side of the emotional scale-- defeated candidate Jim Miller.
Early yesterday, the former budget director for the Reagan administration seemed ready to pull an upset.
But that quickly changed once the precincts started to report.
Scott Prince has that story.
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((Jim Miller was greeted by a rousing ovation... but it wasn't nearly enough.
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((JIM MILLER/DEFEATED CANDIDATE: IT'S OBVIOUS JOHN WARNER HAS WON THIS ELECTION... BY A TWO TO ONE MARGIN. ))
He proved to be no match for incumbent John Warner.
But it was almost as if Miller supporters knew that before the first numbers were read.
Only a few dozen actually came out for the party, just barely out- numbering members of the media.
The turnout seemed to mirror Miller's showing at the polls.
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((MILLER: I JUST TALKED TO HIM ON THE TELEPHONE. I SAID I STARTED OUT TO 'WHOOP' YOU AND I THINK YOU 'WHOOPED' ME.))
The resounding loss could be construed as a devastating blow to Virginia's Christian Right.
But some say the numbers don't really reflect that... believing other factors were involved.
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((ANNE KINCAID/REPUBLICAN ACTIVIST: YOU CAN'T BLAME THAT KIND OF MONEY AND TAR AND FEATHERING ON LACK OF CLOUT ON THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT.)) ((REPORTER: MILLER SAYS HE WILL SUPPORT JOHN WARNER IN THE GENERAL ELECTION. AS FOR HIS OWN POLITICAL FUTURE... HE LEFT NO INDICATION. SCOTT PRINCE, NEWS- 7, RICHMOND.))))

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In Virginia's only other race, first district incumbent Herbert Bateman easily defeated his opponent David Cap-rara to win the Republican nomination for the House of Representatives.
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In South Carolina, Republican Strom Thurmond has easily won nomination for an eighth term in the U-S Senate.
Thurmond is 93 years old.
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You can also find the complete primary results on the W-D-B-J-7 home page.
The address is on your screen.
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Dole


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Capitalizing on his new status as a full-time candidate, Bob Dole today begins a three-day, eight state tour of the Midwest and the South.
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He got a rousing sendoff yesterday from his fellow Republicans, as well as Democrats, as he resigned officially from the Senate where he had served for 27 years.
Meantime Democrats are planning to file a formal complaint today accusing Dole of exceeding federal campaign spending limits.
A Dole spokeswoman denies the charges.
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clinton


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President Clinton heads to South Carolina this morning where he'll visit the site of one of the black churches burned in a rash of arson fires over the past 18 months.
He left New Mexico last night after a schoolyard rally at an Albuquerque middle school.
On the flight from Albuquerque to Charleston, Air Force one hit some severe turbulence over Texas.
It sent passengers flying from their seats, smashing dishes and splattering food.
President Clinton was not injured.
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FREEMEN


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The long Freemen standoff may be near an end.
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Edwin Clark, one of the owners of the Freemen ranch, flew back to the Montana compound this morning.
Clark was allowed to fly to Billings yesterday to confer with jailed Freeman Leroy Schweitzer on a proposal that could end the 80-day holdout.
There have been talks among the Freemen inside the compound this morning.
The F-B-I says Clark's meeting with Schweitzer went well and it's possible a surrender could come as early as tomorrow.
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RUSSIAN-EXPLOSION


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In Moscow, authorities suspect Chechen separatist rebels in a subway bombing that killed four people.
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The blast shook the train as it was approaching a station about three miles from the Kremlin.
It happened just four days before the Russian Presidential election.
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Brazil-explosion


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More than 40 people have been killed in an explosion at a shopping mall in Brazil.
The blast ripped holes in concrete walls.
More than 100 people were injured, many of them critically.
Rescue workers expect to find more bodies under the debris.
They don't know what caused the blast.
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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Senator John Warner easily beats back a challenge from the right wing of his party to secure the Republican nomination.
Warner had 66 percent of the vote -- while challenger Jim Miller had 34 percent.
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Air Force One is safely on the ground after riding out some rough air over Texas last night.
President Clinton buckled himself in and was not hurt, but a Secret Service agent cut his hand.
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A source says the Freemen may give up by tomorrow.
But a senior federal official say the deal might still fall through.
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And that's what's making news on this Wednesday the 12th day of June.
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John-Warner


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John Warner has won the Republican nomination for a fourth term in the Senate. leader
The incumbent claimed 66- percent of the vote in yesterday's G-O-P primary.
An emotional, turbulent day in the Senate ended with him finally winning a divided party's mantle.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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Jim-Miller


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Of course, Warner's victory dashed the hopes of his opponent, Jim Miller.
Early yesterday, the former budget director for the Reagan administration seemed ready to pull an upset.
But that quickly changed once the precincts started to report.
Scott Prince has that story.
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((Jim Miller was greeted by a rousing ovation... but it wasn't nearly enough.
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((JIM MILLER/DEFEATED CANDIDATE: IT'S OBVIOUS JOHN WARNER HAS WON THIS ELECTION... BY A TWO TO ONE MARGIN. ))
He proved to be no match for incumbent John Warner.
But it was almost as if Miller supporters knew that before the first numbers were read.
Only a few dozen actually came out for the party, just barely out- numbering members of the media.
The turnout seemed to mirror Miller's showing at the polls.
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((MILLER: I JUST TALKED TO HIM ON THE TELEPHONE. I SAID I STARTED OUT TO 'WHOOP' YOU AND I THINK YOU 'WHOOPED' ME.))
The resounding loss could be construed as a devastating blow to Virginia's Christian Right.
But some say the numbers don't really reflect that... believing other factors were involved.
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((ANNE KINCAID/REPUBLICAN ACTIVIST: YOU CAN'T BLAME THAT KIND OF MONEY AND TAR AND FEATHERING ON LACK OF CLOUT ON THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT.)) ((REPORTER: MILLER SAYS HE WILL SUPPORT JOHN WARNER IN THE GENERAL ELECTION. AS FOR HIS OWN POLITICAL FUTURE... HE LEFT NO INDICATION. SCOTT PRINCE, NEWS- 7, RICHMOND.))))

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In Virginia's only other race, first district incumbent Herbert Bateman easily defeated his opponent David Cap-rara to win the Republican nomination for the House of Representatives.
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In South Carolina, Republican Strom Thurmond has easily won nomination for an eighth term in the U-S Senate.
Thurmond is 93 years old.
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You can also find the complete primary results on the W-D-B-J-7 home page.
The address is on your screen.
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bob-dole


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It's on to the campaign trail for "citizen" Bob Dole.
Today the former Senate Majority leader embarks on a three-day, eight-state tour in the Midwest and the South.
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He got a rousing sendoff yesterday from his fellow Republicans, as well as Democrats as he resigned officially from the Senate where he had served for 27 years.
Dole says he has no regrets about leaving the Senate, "a lot of mixed feelings, but no regrets."
Dole's first stop today will be Toledo, Ohio.
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PRESIDENT


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President Clinton will be in South Carolina this morning where he'll visit the site of one of the black churches burned in a rash of arson fires over the past 18 months.
He left New Mexico last night after a schoolyard rally at an Albuquerque middle school.
On the flight from Albuquerque to Charleston, Air Force one hit some severe turbulence over Texas.
It sent passengers flying from their seats, smashing dishes and splattering food.
President Clinton was not injured.
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standoff


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There may be progress toward a peaceful resolution to the Freeman standoff in Montana.
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A leader of the group was flown by the F-B-I to meet a jailed comrade.
Edwin Clark apparently carried a deal back to the anti-government group and there have been talks among the Freemen inside the compound this morning.
One source says a surrender could come as early as tomorrow, but others caution that no deal has been struck.
It's day 80 of the standoff with the anti-government group.
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2Warner


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A defining election has Virginia Republicans struggling to re-group.
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U.S. Senator John Warner easily won his party's nomination.
Jim Miller's challenge from the right pulled only 34- percent support.
The well-funded Warner thanked financial contributors for getting his message out to voters.
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((THOSE VIRGINIA VOTERS RESPONDED VERY, VERY DECISIVELY.))
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((THE RIGHT LESSON IS YOU SHOULD'T GO TOO FAR TO THE RIGHT EVEN IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. THE CHRISTIAN COALITION COULDNT'T WIN A GENERAL ELECTION IN '94 WHEN THEY TRIED TO ELECT OLIVER NORTH. THEY COULDN'T EVEN WIN A REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IN 1996 WHEN THEY TRIED TO ELECT JIM MILLER.))
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Miller joined the throng of fellow Republicans urging a mending of fences, and threw his support behind Warner for the fall contest against Democrat Mark Warner.
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Voter-Turnout


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In the Roanoke Valley some of John Warner's supporters said it was the high voter turnout that made the difference.
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Yesterday morning four to five percent of the voters were at the polls in Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem.
It picked up by afternoon as the numbers averaged between 11 and 13 percent.
But when the polls closed those numbers had skyrocketed to 18 to 21 percent.
Warner supporters say the moderates have spoken.
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((BETH BROOKS/JOHN WARNER SUPPORTER: THE VOTER TURNOUT INDICATES THAT THE MODERATES CAME OUT TO VOTE. WE KNEW THAT THE MORE CONSERVATIVE ELEMENT OF THE PARTY WOULD VOTE FOR JIM MILLER. BUT THE HIGHER THE NUMBERS WENT THE MORE CHANCE WE HAD FOR WARNER. AND IT'S OBVIOUS THE MODERATES VOTED IN THIS ELECTION.))
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Roanoke city election officials say despite the fact their city is predominately Democratic there was large voter turnout.
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L'burg-Council


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In other news --
Members of the Moose Lodge in Lynchburg will have to look elsewhere to build a new lodge and recreational facilities.
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The fraternity had sought to rezone 50 acres of property on Fleetwood Drive to build a lodge, baseball fields and a par- three golf course.
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Lodge members say they need to expand to create a more family- oriented fraternal organization.
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((PROCTOR HARVEY/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: WE AGAIN WANT TO EMPHASIZE THAT THE MOOSE ORGANIZATION IS TRYING TO CREATE FAMILY INTEREST IN A FAMILY FRATERNITY RATHER THAN JUST MEN ONLY AND THEY'RE DOING AN EXCELLENT JOB OF THAT AND THEY'VE PORTRAYED THAT TO US.))
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But neighbors say it's THEIR families that would be adversely affected by any new development.
Dozens of them turned out last night to let city council know they oppose the project.
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((JEFFREY SCOTT/RESIDENT: AND TO PUT A MOOSE LODGE IN ACROSS THE STREET FROM US THAT SERVES ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NO MATTER HOW WELL IT'S DECORATED AND UPKEPT, IT DROPS MY PROPERTY VALUE AND THE PROPERTY VALUE OF EVERYONE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD.))
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Several council members said they liked the idea of the project, but didn't feel it was appropriate for that neighborhood.
The rezoning request was denied by a five to one vote.
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School-Board


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Also in a late session last night Lynchburg city council made three appointments to the city school board.
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Chairman Julius Sigler and vice chairman Marie Harris were reappointed to their posts on the board.
And outgoing District Three member Kelvin Moore was replaced by retired youth probation officer Harry Smith Junior.
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((REV. CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: I THINK HE'S GOING TO BE EXCELLENT IN RELATION TO DISCIPLINE, HE'S GOING TO BE GOOD IN LOOKING AT THE OVERALL PROGRAM OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ESPECIALLY WITH SOME OF OUR AT- RISK PROBLEMS.)) ((JUNIUS HASKINS/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: DR. SIGLER, MARIE HARRIS HAVE DONE AN OUTSTANDING JOB AS CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE SCHOOL BOARD, AND ANY ONE WHO TRIED TO TAMPER WITH THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES AND THEIR ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP HAD TO HAVE A POSITIVE REASON.))
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Just last month, Haskins and councilman Jim Curling walked out of a council meeting because they felt the school board appointments were becoming too partisan.
All three appointees received unanimous approval of council last night.
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4-scores


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Turning now to sports --
San Diego's longest losing streak of the season continues after a four-to-one setback to Cincinnati.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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