Republicans may be seeing Dole-Kemp Ticket in November.
And a startling medical discovery could open the door for AIDS treatment and
Stick around, News 7 at Noon is next.
Sources say Bob Dole has picked his running mate.
The Republican presidential candidate will only say his choice
is "probably an eleven" on a scale of one to ten.
Dole is on his way home to Kansas, where he'll announce his choice tomorrow.
Sources believe it's former New York congressman and N-F-L quarterback Jack
Sandra Hughes has the story.
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SUPER=01-Jack Kemp/Former Housing Secretary; :07
SUPER=01-Steve Forbes/Former Presidential Candidate; :53
SUPER=01-Sandra Hughes/Reporting; 1:17
OUT Q=Sandra Hughes CBS NEWS
Former housing secretary jack kemp isn't revealing any secrets
about his status as a vice presidential contender:
JACK KEMP/FORMER HOUSING SEC. DON'T ANSWER QUESTIONS THAT YOU HAVE NOT BEEN
ASKED. EVEN SO, ITS FLATTERING TO BE CONSIDERED
And all bob dole would reveal was how many names remained on
his short list... but by the end of the day dole did say whoever
he chooses will get a telephone call tonight.
While kemp was getting the most attention yesterday,,dole's
aides cautioned not to place kemp at the top of the list of three
which also includes michigan governor John Engler and Florida
Senator Connie Mack.
It's no secret that kemp and dole have had a rocky relationship..they were
rivals in 88 for the republican
nomination..and this year kemp endorsed steve forbes but yesterday, forbes was
pushing the pairing:
STEVE FORBES/FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: THE RUMORS ARE RIGHT, THERE'S
NOW A VERY REAL CHANCE, THAT HE'S GONNA PICK,
OR IS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING PICKING, JACK KEMP FOR HIS VICE PRESIDENTIAL
RUNNING MATE. IF HE DOES THAT, THAT CHOICE WILL ELECTRIFY THE CONVENTION.
Some say the former nfl pro quarterback could invigorate the
campaign by striking a chord with female and minority voters. and
his anti-abortion stand could also work in his favor.
But among Republican Delegates polled by CBS News Colin Powell
is still the top choice for V.P. followed by governor Engler, --
Jack Kemp and New Jersey Governor Christine Whitman.
Sandra Hughes CBS News, Washington.))
wipe wipe wipe
In Moscow, Boris Yeltsin has been sworn in for his second term as president
He is now beginning an extended vacation for what aides call health reasons.
Meantime, a major embarrasment for Yeltsin as Chechen rebels today take
control of the capital of Grozny.
Roughly 700 Russian troops are trapped in the city.
Some 120 Russian troops have been killed and more than 400 wounded since the
fighting began earlier this week.
The F-B-I is denying a C-B-S report that the bureau will clear security
guard Richard Jewell in the Olympic bombing case.
Jewell was never arrested nor charged but the F-B-I has interviewed him
several times about the July 27th bombing in Centennial park.
Yesterday, C-B-S News said the agency found no definitive physical evidence
connecting Jewell to the crime and plans an unprecedented public apology.
But the spokesman in the F-B-I's Atlanta office says his
superiors in Washington deny the report.
Upon learning of the CBS report, the network's Atlanta affiliate W-G-N-X
spoke to one of Jewell s attorneys about the possible apology.
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((WATSON BRYANT/RICHARD JEWELL ATTY
I THINK THEY'VE GONE TOO FAR..JUST BEEN UNFORGIVEABLE. ))
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Jewell was working as a security guard when the pipe bomb exploded, killing
one person and injuring more than 100.
Investigators of the T-W-A disaster may be leaning away from the bomb
SUPER=03-East Moriches, NY;
They now say all the theories, including mechanical trouble, remain viable.
The focus is now shifting from the front of the Boeing 7-47 to the plane's
The focus shift also indicates that a preliminary look at the cockpit shed
little light on why the plane exploded.
A study out this afternoon shows there are a surprising number of people who
have a natural resistance to the AIDS virus.
Scientist say they've found a gene in some people that wards off the immune
deficiency, even in those who have risky sex.
The discovery was made in two men who were repeatedly exposed to H-I-V.
IN Q=They've had plenty
NED LANDAU/PHD, AARON DIAMOND AIDS CENTER: THEY'VE HAD PLENTY OF OPPORTUNITY TO
BECOME INFECTED, THEY KNOW MANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN INFECTED AND MANY WHO
SUBSEQUENTLY DIED AND THEY THEMSELVES WERE QUITE SURPRISED THAT THEY HADN'T MET
THE SAME FATE.
SUPER=01-Nathaniel Landau/Aaron Diamond AIDS Ctr.;
OUT Q=met the same fate.
Researchers believe as many as one in 100 whites have the natural
The finding opens new possibilities for treating and preventing the
disease, if scientists can find a way to mimic the inborn genetic shield.
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Former Vice Mayor of Roanoke, Howard Musser has died.
Musser retired from city council in 1994.
He began as councilman in 1982, three of those terms as vice-mayor.
Officials at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center say he died
yesterday, after undergoing surgery for colon cancer.
Howard Musser was 67.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Coming up next on NEWS-7, was a Roanoke County minister trying to counsel a
prostitute or proposition her?
Plus many people question life on Mars.
One Virginia Tech grad with ties to NASA gives his opinion.
First let's check in with Patrick.
music up full
A Roanoke County minister who said he was trying to save a prostitute's soul
has been convicted of soliciting her services.
Thirty two-year-old Thomas Earl Nidiffer was fined 100 dollars in court
The woman he approached turned out to be an undercover police officer.
Nidiffer was arrested after he agreed to pay her 50 dollars.
He said the money was "just to talk." She said it was for sex.
Nidiffer was fired from his job as minister of music at Cave Spring Baptist
A tractor trailer overturned this morning on Route 8 in Montgomery County,
spilling at least 100 gallons of diesel fuel.
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It happened early this morning near the Floyd County line.
Hazardous Materials and fire crews have spent the day mopping up the spill.
The driver of the truck has been charged with reckless driving.
It may not be solid as a rock, but the evidence of life on Mars has
scientists hoping for the best.
A local man with ties to NASA space program is among them.
Scott Prince has the story.
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SUPER=01-Dwight Holland/Geophysicist; :25
OUT Q=Scott Prince, News- 7
(( From a virtually unexplored planet to a virtually uncharted territory on
This meteorite from Mars took about 15 million years to land on the
Antarctica surface... and it likely sat there for an additional 13- thousand
But this Roanoke native and Virginia Tech grad says it was worth the wait...
and it could go down as an unprecedented historical discovery.
IN Q=It was
((DWIGHT HOLLAND/GEOPHYSICIST: IT WAS COPERNICUS WHO FIGURED OUT, 'HEY, THE
EARTH IS NOT THE CENTER OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM. THEN THERE WAS ISAAC NEWTON AND
EINSTEIN WHO FIGURED OUT THE CALCULUS AND RELATIVITY, AND THEN WE LANDED ON THE
MOON AND THIS WILL BE ONE OF THOSE DATES IN HISTORY-- IF IN FACT LIFE WAS
CONTAINED INSIDE THIS FOSSIL. ))
OUT Q=this fossil
Dwight Holland is a former Faculty Fellow at NASA's Ames Research Center.
He was also part of a Geophysical Expedition in Antarctica at the same time
the Mars meteorite was discovered.
That was 12 years ago.
Since then, NASA scientists have been analyzing the rock.
And Holland believes that process has been extremely pain staking.
IN Q=The size
((HOLLAND: THE SIZE OF THE SAMPLE MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT TO DO THESE ANALYSES
BECAUSE IT IS SO SMALL. IT'S ON THE ORDER OF ONE HUNDREDTH TO ONE ONE
THOUSANDTH OF THE DIAMETER OF A HUMAN HAIR. ))
OUT Q=human hair
More analysis is needed to achieve conclusive evidence that primitive life
did exist on Mars.
Holland says if researchers find what they're looking for, it will certainly
change the way we view the solar system.
Scott Prince, News- 7.))
You may think the summer games ended with the closing ceremonies of the
But tonight, the Summer Music Games begin in Salem.
This morning, the top 25 Drum and Bugle Corps went through their paces in
preparation for tonight's competition.
It takes months of practice to perfect these precision moves.
IN Q=MEMORIAL DAY WE START
((MIKE WARNER/BLUE KNIGHT DRUM MAJOR: MEMORIAL DAY WE STARTED PRACTICING
EVERYDAY FOR PROBABLY 12 TO 16 HOURS A DAY SOLID UNTIL LIKE THE END OF
SUPER=01-Mike Warner/Blue Knight Drum Major;
OUT Q=END OF AUGUST
The Blue Knights are from Denver, but the members actually hail from all
over the country to be a part of this Corp.
Mike Warner says they perform in about 30 shows during the summer months.
The Summer Music Games is one of only 48 band competitions in the county.
You can hear all the music tonight beginning at 7:30 at the Salem Stadium.
SOFT MUSIC UNDER
Stay with us.
Next, we'll tell you how to keep your summer tomatos fresh from disease,
and if you plan on spending some time outside this weekend, stay turned.
It's hiking, swimming and picnicing all at one place.
There's a cool, shady spot for those who hate the heat, and a sandy beach
for the sunlovers.. and it's not too far from Roanoke.
In our latest edition of Great Escapes, Beth Myer takes us to Cave
Mountain Lake-- near Natural Bridge.
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SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :04
SUPER=01-Eileen Gattis/Rockbridge Co. Resident; :14
SUPER=01-Richard Coleman/Area Administrator; :46
SUPER=01-Sara Greer/Washington & Jefferson Nat'l Forests; 1:12 quick
OUT Q=Beth Myer, News 7.
The water is a cool 65-70 degrees... no matter how hot it gets in the middle
of the summer. The sandy beach stays white and clean and the price is right
for families at 2-dollars a car load.
((EILEEN GATTIS/ROCKBRIDGE CO. RESIDENT: WE COME ONCE OR TWICE A WEEK TO
PICNIC, SWIM. IT'S GOOD FOR SMALL CHILDREN BECAUSE IT STARTS OUT GRADUALLY AND
IS NOT REAL DEEP. ))
The water is shallow so you can wade off the shore, but gradually deepens to
10 feet, out in the middle of the swimming area. There is no lifeguard on duty.
((BETH MYER: HERE AT CAVE MOUNTAIN LAKE FAMILIES HAVE EASY ACCESS TO SWIMMING
AND HIKING. THERE ARE TWO TRAILS. ONE IS FOUR MILES LONG, THE OTHER IS LESS
THAN A MILE AND GREAT FOR BEGINNERS. ))
((RICHARD COLEMAN/AREA ADMINISTRATOR: IT'S PRETTY LEVEL, EASY TO WALK, CLOSE
TO THE LAKE, NO TROUBLE FINDING YOUR WAY OUT. IT'S JUST A LOOP TRAIL. ))
Hikers on this trail can do it easily in an hour and a half and after the
hike.. you're a stone's throw from huge picnic shelter.
The shelters, trails, campsites and lake were built by the Civilian
Conservation Corps in the early 1930s.
((SARA GREER/WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON NATIONAL FORESTS: THE CRAFTSMANSHIP IS
EXQUISITE. YOU CAN SEE THAT IN THE STONE WORK, AND JOINT WORK IN ANY OF THE
Shelters like this one can be reserved for groups for a ten dollar fee,
otherwise they are open for anyone to use during park hours.
Beth Myer, News 7.))
And stay with.
Patrick Evans will be right back with this week's addition of Growin-It.
GO TO SPONSOR BOARD!!
The summer harvest is in full swing, but some people have noticed problems
on certain crops.
Tomatoes can suffer from a number of diseases, including end rot and other
blights due to moisture conditions in your garden.
Master Gardener Al Rodeck says there are ways to control these problems and
keep your tomatoes healthy.
IN Q=Leaf spot is
((AL RODECK/MASTER GARDENER: ))
SUPER=01-Al Rodeck/Master Gardener;
OUT Q=multi-purpose fungicide.
If you do have problems with your garden, you can call a Master Gardener
like Al at 857-6208 from 1 to 5PM, or you can leave a message on voice mail.
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SUPER=333-Gradual Clearing/and Cooler/60-64/Mostly Sunny/Very Pleasant/80-84;
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN a little more than two-and-a-half
SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
Stick around for sports...
There were no surprises when it comes to the Women's City County golf
tournament this week.
Roy Stanley has a full report when we come back.
MUSIC UP FULL
Larry walker continues to be the only bright spot for the Salem Avalanche as
the Rockies player rocked the Warthogs.
But even so, the team couldn't beat Winston Salem.
SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avalanche; :00
Tal Light notched the r-b-i hit that scores Larry Walker.
Walker goes on to hit two doubles on the night. He accounts for both of
But the Hogs were too much.
Yuri Sanchez knocks in Dee Jenkins with the RBI hit and Winston Salem is on
Then, Trovin Valdez registers the SUPER=34-Winston-Salem/==4/Salem/==2;
Nick Morrow scoots home, the Hogs take the lead.
The team goes on to hand Salem another loss - 4 to 2.
Alabama roughed up the Virginia state champs 10-nothing in the Dixie
Pre-Majors world series championship yesterday.
SUPER=03-Salem/Vinton vs. Alabama; :00
The Vinton boys started with Brian Rickerson on the mound.
He strikes out just one batter in three innings, but only gives up two hits.
In the 4th, Vinton's Tommy Chambers hit this double off the right field
wall, but he gets tagged out later in the inning to end the threat.
Alabama then goes on a tear, scoring 10 runs in the top of the 6th to win the
She's not ready to be crowned the queen of golf in the Valley but Dot
Bolling added another local win to her golf resume.
Bolling, who earlier this summer won the Roanoke Valley Hall of Fame title,
captured the R-V-G-A's city county tournament yesterday afternoon.
Roy Stanley has more.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Kathy Hull/Finished Second; :23
SUPER=01-Dot Bolling/City County Champion; :46
OUT Q=news 7 sports.
((The Rolling hills of the Botetourt Country Club was the site of the
tournaments final round.
Bolling started the day with a four shot lead and a 37 on the front nine
padded that lead even more.
Kathy Hull made the turn at 40 and she made a charge on the back nine with
a birdie at 11 but her rally eventually came up short.
((KATHY HULL/FINISHED SECOND: ))
Bolling bogeyed the 14-th hole but she finished the day shooting a 74 and her
three day total of 229 gave her a record six city county titles.
((DOT BOLLING/CITY COUNTY CHAMPION: ))
Valetta Pittman shot 80 today and she finished third in the tournament.
Roy Stanley news 7 sports.))
At seven o'clock Monday Morning CBS News introduces "This Morning".
The new A-M broadcast includes some familiar faces as well some new ones.
Yesterday we spoke to the shows new anchors Mark McEwan, Jane Robelot and
Jose Diaz-Balart, to find out more about the new team and the revamped news
IN Q=I've been to the star city.
SUPER=01-Mark McEwan/CBS News "This Morning";
OUT Q=That wave with our surf boards.
The Morning news will run from 7 to 9 a.m.
One of the first features on the show will be an exclusive interview with
Republican presidentidal candidate Bob Dole.
(***patrick ad lib***)
And coming up today on News 7 at Five's Health Check, Roanoke-area
lifeguards were honored this morning, for their life-saving efforts.
Thanks for joining us, and have a great weekend.
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