Fireworks blasted through the air today as Bob Dole emerged at a hometown
rally with his running mate choice-- Jack Kemp.
Dole called Kemp a man of unlimited talent, energy, and vision-- and he said
the new Republican team will make a winning ticket.
Locally-- one political expert says it was a smart move for Dole to choose
Ray Garland, a political columnist and former state senator, says Kemp is
good for Dole.
IN Q=He knows his way
((RAY GARLAND/ROANOKE TIMES COLUMNIST: HE KNOWS HIS WAY AROUND. AND HE HAS
DEEP ROOTS IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND I THINK HE CAN START BRINGING BACK THOSE
REAL REPUBLICAN VOTERS THAT MAYBE HAVE BEEN SAYING THEY WOULDN'T GO WITH DOLE
AND THEY WERE UNDECIDED. THAT PROCESS OF BRINGING THOSE BACK CAN BEGIN.))
SUPER=01-Ray Garland/Political Columnist;
OUT Q=back can begin.
Garland also says by Dole picking Kemp he's forgetting the past and doing
whatever it takes to get into the White House.
IN Q=That of course
((THAT OF COURSE IS IN THE GREAT TRADITION OF VICE PRESIDENTIAL CHOICES. REAGAN
CHOSE BUSH WHO HAD FOUGHT HIM IN THE PRIMARIES VERY HARD. KENNEDY CHOSE LYNDON
JOHNSON WHO HAD FOUGHT HIM FOR THE NOMINATION IN 1960. SO I THINK THAT'S A
BROADENING THING AND IT SHOWS THAT DOLE IS EXTREMELY SERIOUS ABOUT DOING WHAT
HE HAS TO DO TO WIN THIS ELECTION.))
OUT Q=win this election.
Governor George Allen also says Jack Kemp is an outstanding selection for
the number two spot on Bob Dole's ticket.
Allen is on his way to the Republican convention in San Diego-- he's excited
about the Kemp choice.
IN Q=I was
((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I WAS FOR JACK KEMP IN 1988, AND WAS ONE OF FIVE PEOPLE
IN THE FREE UNION PRECINCT OF ALBEMARLE WHO VOTED FOR KEMP IN THAT PRIMARY THAT
WAS IMPOSED UPON US IN 1988. JACK KEMP AND THE ALLEN FAMILY GO WAY BACK. WHEN
MY FATHER WAS COACHING AT WHITTIER COLLEGE, JACK KEMP WAS AT OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE
IN THAT SAME FOOTBALL CONFERENCE.))
OUT Q=football conference.
Allen says he knew Dole and Kemp clashed in the past, but he thinks Dole
sees that Kemp will be strong in California and New York.
The Roanoke Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference has come
to terms with Valley View Mall.
Earlier this year the S-C-L-C denounced the mall for its treatment of black
Members of the group met with mall management earlier this week to help
create a more inviting atmosphere for black shoppers.
The S-C-L-C says it will help mall security with troublemakers by getting
leaders of the black community involved.
IN Q=WHEN THEY
((REV. LENORD HINES/S.C.L.C.: WHEN THEY GO TO THE MALL, BEGIN TO TAKE LOOK FOR
POTENTIAL TROUBLEMAKERS AND BRING THIS AWARENESS TO THE S.C.L.C.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Lenord Hines/S.C.L.C.;
OUT Q=TO THE SCLC
Hines says they are encouraged by mall management's willingness to meet with
They plan to meet monthly.
The S.C.L.C. announced the resolution of their boycott of the mall at an
educational picnic in Eureka Park.
One of Roanoke's newest organizations is taking a holistic approach to
rebuilding the community.
"Rebuilding the Black Community" spent the morning cleaning up the
neighborhood around 11th Street and Melrose Avenue.
Volunteers got an early start this morning.
More than 20 members of the R-B-C pounded the pavement, picking up trash
along the way.
The R-B-C is trying to be more visible in the community.
In addition to today's clean-up the organization sponsored the first of many
health fairs at the community center.
IN Q=HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
((TONY REED/REBUILDING THE BLACK COMMUNITY: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, CHOLESTEROL.
WE WANT TO HAVE PEOPLE MORE HEALTH CONSCIENCE AND SOMETIMES THERE ARE A LOT OF
SENIOR CITIZENS AND A LOT OF YOUNG PEOPLE THAT NEED ASSISTANCE OR MAY BE THEY
MAY BE AFRAID TO GO TO THE DOCTOR OR THEY DON'T HAVE MEDICAL COVERAGE.))
SUPER=01-Tony Reed/Rebuilding The Black Community;
OUT Q=HAVE MEDICAL COVERAGE
R-B-C and the community center were the result of the Million Man March.
Volunteers of all ages came out today to turn an old garage into a hang-out
Denise Allen has more on the rebuilding of Straight Street.
IN Q=nat sot
SUPER=01-Jared Reeves/Volunteer; :10
SUPER=01-Bob Anderson/Straight Street Ministry; :22
SUPER=01-Tom Schwendeman/Salem Commercial Design; :53
OUT Q=News 7
IN Q=nat sot paint scraper
There's road work going on here.
These young people are laying the pavement for Straight Street Teen Center.
IN Q=we've taken down
((JARED REEVES/VOLUNTEER: WE'VE TAKEN DOWN THE LIGHTS IN THAT ROOM OFF THE
SIDES OF THE WALLS. WE'VE WASHED DOWN THE WALLS IN THERE, GETTING THEM READY
TO PAINT. JUST SWEEPING THE FLOOR, WASHING IT UP.))
OUT Q=washing it up
IN Q=once they paint
((BOB ANDERSON/STRAIGHT STREET MINISTRIES: ONCE THEY PAINT A WALL THEY MOST
LIKELY WILL BRING THEIR FRIENDS IN AND SAY 'THIS IS THE WALL I PAINTED OR THIS
IS THE LIGHTS I PUT UP. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IS REALLY IMPORTANT HERE AS
OUT Q=here as well
DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: BUT IT'S GOING TO TAKE MORE THAN JUST MANPOWER
TO REBUILD STRAIGHT STREET.
BOB ANDERSON HOPE CORPORATIONS WILL MAKE DONATIONS.
IN Q=one nice thing
((ANDERSON: ONE NICE THING ABOUT IT IS BEFORE WE WERE RENTING. THIS TIME
ANYBODY DONATED MONEY TO US IT GOES TO THE PROPERTY. IT BUILDS EQUITY IS WHAT
OUT Q=what i'm saying
It's been almost a year since Straight Street moved out of it's rented
The ministry offers teenagers a safe place to hang out on weekends and help
with homework on school days.
These are several reasons why this businessman is donating his services.
IN Q=it's important for
((TOM SCHWENDEMAN/SALEM COMMERCIAL DESIGN: IT'S IMPORTANT FOR THEM TO BE
AROUND ADULTS THAT REALLY CARE FOR THEM. A LOT OF TIMES THE KIDS THAT COME TO
STRAIGHT DON'T HAVE THAT PARENTAL INFLUENCE. THEY GET IT WHEN THEY COME DOWN
OUT Q=come down here
Bob Anderson hopes to have the center open by the second weekend in
He's also hoping an area business will donate computers to the ministry so
the center can give these teens an extra educational edge.
And when the new year arrives the center will be called The 1-80 Club.
Anderson says though the name is changing, the center will continue trying
to help teenagers along the bumpy road to adulthood.
Denise Allen News 7.))
Another work day is scheduled for next Saturday at the Christiansburg teen
And coming up, The Braves and Yankees were on the diamonds today and Bobby
Hillin leads second round qualifying at Watkins Glen.
We'll have those stories after the break.
There's a new leader after three rounds of the P-G-A championship. Russ
Cochran shot a course record 65 to take the lead at 11 under par.
SUPER=03-Louisville, KY/CBS SPORTS; :
Phil Mickelson, who started the day with a four shot lead, double bogeyed
the 13-th and that dropped him to 9 under par two shots off the lead.
Several shots of the day early in today's third round. David Duval chips
in on the second hole for a birdie.
Then on the third hole Nick Price knocks one in for an eagle. Price was 5
under at the time in today's third round.
Defending champion Steve Elkington shot a 67 today he's in the clubhouse at
8 under par.
The Atlanta Braves hoping to make a long road trip difficult for the
Colorado Rockies this afternoon.
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/FOX SPORTS; :
An aerial view of Atlanta Fulton county stadium on a clear day.
Colorado's Andres Galaraga gets the Rockies off to a good start. He smokes
this two run homer over the left field wall and the Rockies took the 2 to
Colorado's Ellis Burks took his turn in the fifth. He gets all of this
pitch a solo homer to right field and the Rockies led the Braves 7 to nothing
in the fifth.
Atlanta's Chipper Jones gets some SUPER=35-Colorado/9/Atlanta/7/;of the
runs back. He belts this three run homer over the centerfield wall the Braves
trailed 7 to 6 and Colorado wins the game 9 to 7 in 10.
The Tigers and Yankees lit up the scoreboard this afternoon in the Big
SUPER=03-New York, NY/FOX SPORTS; :
Detroit's Damon Easley got the Tigers on the board when he belted this game
opening solo home run over the left field fence to make it 1 to nothing Tigers.
The Yankees came back in the bottom of the Third. Mariano Duncan with this
blast over the right field wall and the game was tied at 1 to 1.
New York scored 5 in the third but SUPER=35-Detroit/13/New York/7/;the
Tigers came back and scored four in the fourth and Detroit goes on to beat the
Yankees 13 to 7.
The field is set for tomorrow's running of the Bud at The glen. Bobby
Hillin led second round qualifying with a speed of 118 point 443 miles per hour
for the 26-th starting spot.
SUPER=03-Watkins Glen, NY/ESPN2; :
Sterling Marlin blew the engine in his car and did not start yesterday but
he turned the road course at a speed of 118 point 384 miles per hour for the
For the rest of the field lets go to the boards.
wipe to boards
SUPER=0107-26. Bobby Hillin/118.443/27. Sterling Marlin//28. Darrell
Waltrip//29. Jeremy Mayfield//30. Bobby Hamilton;
SUPER=0107-31. W. Dallenbach//32. Derrike Cope//33. Jimmy Spencer//34. Dick
Trickle//35. Hut Stricklin;
SUPER=0107-36. Johnny Benson//37. Morgan Shepherd//38. Mike McLaughlin//39.
Dave Marcis//40. Ricky Craven;