The leaders caught in the middle of recent unrest in Israel head to
Washington for a summit.
And a grounded Airline carrier is back in the sky today.
Sunny skies will rapidly disappear overnight tonight, replaced by clouds
and a chance of showers. Stay tuned for the forecast, plus a look at the
Redskins win last night all coming up shortly.
Don't go away, the news is next.
Mideast leaders are on their way to Washington D-C this afternoon, for a
summit organized by President Clinton.
This, after last week's Israeli- Palestinian violence threatened to put an
end to the mideast peace process.
Jesse Schulman reports from Tel
SUPER=03-Aman, Jordan; :11
SUPER=03-Tel Aviv; :16
SUPER=01-Benjamin Netanyahu/Israeli Prime Minister; 1:03
SUPER=01-Nabil Shaath/Palestinian Minister; 1:18
SUPER=01-Jesse Schulman/Reporting; 1:28
OUT Q=cbs news Tel Aviv.
Palestinian President left Gaza this morning and stopped over in Cairo to meet
with EgyptiAN President Hosni Mubarak. Egypt's leader is skeptical about the
(Super: Amman, Jordan)
(Hussein to plane)
No hesitation with Jordan's King Husseio who left Amman for Washington this
(Super: Tel Aviv, Israel)
Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu left for Washington without
commenting on Yasser Arafat's request for a delay... but for him,
the quicker the better. He has said he is determined to yield
(Super: Hebrn, West Bank)
On the West Bank, it isn't exactly peace, but it's also not the
dirty little war of last week... In Hebron, combat has been mostly
And at the Gaza Strip checkpoints, Israeli and Palestinian forces
are again exchanging handshakes instead of gunfire, as joint patrols get back
In Jerusalem, the tunnel that's been at the center of the crisis
was still open... Prime Minister Netanyahu has said it will
remain open, now and forever. But as he prepared to leave for
Washington, Netanyahu was trying to claim the high moral ground
of the peacemaker.
BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: WHAT I'M SUGGESTING IS THAT
WE ADOPT TWO PRINCIPLES: ONE, AN END TO VIOLENCE AND HOSITILITIES, AND TWO, A
SPEEDY RGSUMPTION OF ACCELERATED PEACE TALKS.
For the Palestinians, Netanyahu doesn't want to solve the
problem... they say, he is the problem.
NABIL SHAATH, PALESTINIAN MINISTER: I THIOK THE!PEACE PLAN
WAS IN JEOPARDY THE MOMENT NETANYAHU WAS ELECTED AND I THINK THIS
IS NO SECRET TO ANYBODY, NOR WAS WHAT HAPPENED UNEXPECTED.
Jesse Schulman CBS News Tel Aviv.))
Three suspects charged with capital murder and armed robbery in connection
with the death of a Pulaski County man have been given court appointed
Investigators say 43- year- old Elmer Eugene Fisher was stabbed and held
under water last week near this spot along the New River.
31- year- old Eddie Gibson was apprehended Saturday in Richmond,-- 27-
year- old Joseph Ray Graham Junior was picked up Friday night in Tazewell--
and,-- 22- year- old Darick Dewayne Wetzel was arrested at his home in Pulaski
IN Q=They confirmed
SUPER=01-Ralph Dobbins/Pulaski Co. Sheriff;
OUT Q=did confirm.
The suspects are being held without bond in the Pulaski County Jail.
An autopsy is being performed on the victim's body today and results are
expected to be released in a few hours. (----------------)
Fewer people are reporting to work at a Lynchburg firm today.
Workers at Griffin Pipe have been told that in the next week about 60 jobs
will be cut.
40 of those positions are gone effective today.
Right now the company has 400 hourly employees.
Walter Fore, the president of the union at the plant, says Griffin Pipe told
the rank and file Friday that it's cutting back because it is going to stop
manufacturing one of its product lines.
He says he's very unhappy that union members were given such short notice.
No one from Griffin Pipe could be reached for comment.
It's a race against the clock for the Senate.
Senators plan to vote today on a spending bill that would fund
389 billion dollars in federal programs in the fiscal year that begins at
The House has already cleared the package, and President Clinton
promises to sign it into law.
After 15 weeks on the ground, Valujet returns to the skies today.
The first flight is scheduled to take off rom Atlanta in less than 30
Last week federal regulators said the airline could resume limited
The low- cost carrier was grounded in June due to safety concerns after a
crash in Florida that killed 110 people.
It's two down, one to go for the
United Auto Workers union.
SUPER=03-Auburn Hill, MI;
The U-A-W reached and agreement late last night with Chrsyler.
It's said to be very similar to one reached with Ford-- a three year deal
((IF YOU'RE ASKING IS THERE A PATTERN HERE, YES.
THEY WERE PRAGMATIC THROUGHWHOLE THING AND ITS PRODUCED GOOD RESULTS, RESULTS
THAT AS A COMPANY WOULD BE VERY GOOD FOR OUR EMPLOYEES AND YET SOMEONE THAT WE
CAN LIVE WITH AS A COMPANY. ))
SUPER=01-Steve Yokich/UAW President;
SUPER=01-Robert Eaton/Chrysler Chairman; :06
OUT Q=AS A COMPANY.
The deal must now be approved by union members.
General Motors is the only Big Three automaker still without a deal.
Virginia Military Institute has launched a marketing campaign to recruit
V-M-I literature will be sent to more than 30-thousand college-bound women
across the country.
The school also plans to hold open house for men and women in October.
School officials say women can expect to face the same challenges as male
The school has received about 100 inquiries from women so far.
Senate candidates John Warner and Mark Warner squared off last night in a
live debate on public television.
They spent an hour taking questions from voters across the state.
On the hot topic of taxes, the candidates split on when Americans should get
a big break.
IN Q=I want a simplified
((JOHN WARNER/I WANT A SIMPLIFIED TAX CODE, ONE THAT IS FAIR AND ONE THAT
ALLOWS WORKING AMERICANS TO RETAIN MORE OF THEIR EARNINGS.
MARK WARNER/ WE GOTTA PUT OFF THE MASSIVE TAX RELIEF UNTIL WE GET OUR FISCAL
HOUSE IN ORDER, WE CAN'T HAVE BOTH.))
OUT Q=We can't have both
John Warner also promised to end the IRS as it is today,
while Mark Warner pledged to support a balanced budget amendment.
A town in New South Wales, Australia has been declared a natural disaster
following a hail storm today.
The hail, as big as golf balls, caused the roof of a hospital to collapse and
caused millions of dollars of damage.
At least 400 homes, and businesses were damaged.
The 40-minute storm had winds of up to 100 miles.
Despite the damage, no serious injuries were reported.
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on the newscast,
Roanoke residents stepped up to a challenge yesterday.
The man who got married on the Tonight Show, is stricken ill at a
But first, let's check in with Patrick Evans...
music up full
Roanoke Valley residents put their best foot forward yesterday.
Organizers say the annual Walk For a Cure will raise nearly a million
Area corporations have donated more than 630-thousand dollars and more is on
The walk has grown so much in recent years that the Roanoke Valley Chapter
of the J-D-F expects to raise as much money as NEW YORK CITY.
IN Q=one thing JDF
((BETH STANLEY/ROANOKE VALLEY JDF: ONE THING THE JDF HAS ALREADY FUNDED IS TO
IMPROVE THE LIVES OF DIABETICS. 10 YEARS AGO WE DIDN'T HAVE LASER SURGERY FOR
THE EYES WE HAVE BETTER INSULIN, BETTER INSULIN DELIVERY.))
SUPER=01-Beth Stanley/Roanoke Valley JDF;
OUT Q=insulin delivery
18-hundred people walked the six mile course.
Entertainer Tiny Tim is in stable condition this afternoon after suffering a
heart attack over the weekend.
The 64- year- old singer went on stage at a concert in Greenfield,
Massachusetts, Saturday and was ready to sing his first song when
organizers say he passed out and fell flat on his face.
Tiny Tim is most famous for his 19-68 hit, "Tiptoe Thru' the Tulips."
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
And entertainer Steve Allen was hospitlized over the weekend.
He was due to perform Saturday in Chicago but cancelled his appearance and
checked into a hospital.
He has asked hospital officials not to release his illness, but has told
them to inform the media the condition is not serious.
He plans to return to Los Angeles sometime today.
SOFT MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on the newscast,
An interview with the latest addition to your Hometown station's
Regis and Kathie Lee join us via satellite when we come back.
Stay with us.
IN Q=Live with
SUPER=00-Kathie Lee Gifford;
OUT Q=today's forcast
(( "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" may have hit the airways in 19-88, but it
was not until this month that the syndicated show landed on W-D-B-J-7.
With us today via satellite are the two hosts of the show.))
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SUPER=331-Becoming/Mostly Cloudy/52-56/Cloudy/with Drizzle/62-66;
SUPER=332-Cloudy/Not as Cool/50-54/Mostly Cloudy/Rain Likely/58-62;
SUPER=334-Mostly/Cloudy/53-57/Cloudy with/Rain Likely/58-62;
A new law passed this year could make it easier for you to save money.
Len Besthoff explains with the latest installment of Common Sense.
IN Q=In this
SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Stockbroker-Edward D. Jones; :13
OUT Q=the newsdesk.
SOT COMMON SENSE 6:07:00
IN Q=In this week's
((In this week's Edition of Common Sense, there's some good news for families
with one breadwinner that use IRA accounts as a savings vehicle.))
OUT Q=savings vehicle.
SOT COMMON SENSE RAW 05:19:19
IN Q=IRA's are
((BEN HARTMAN/STOCKBROKER-EDWARD D. JONES: IRA'S ARE AN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT
ACCOUNT THAT ARE DESIGNED TO HELP FOLKS PLAN AND SAVE FOR THEIR RETIREMENT WITH
PRE TAX DOLLARS. CURRENTLY UNDER IRS RULES AND REGULATIONS, A COUPLE WITH A
NON- WORKING SPOUSE CAN CONTRIBUTE UP TO 2250 DOLLARS PER YEAR, PRE TAX
DOLLARS, INTO A TAX DEFERRED IRA ACCOUNT. NOW WITHIN INSIDE AN IRA ACCOUNT
THOSE FUNDS CAN BE INVESTED IN A HOST OF DIFFERENT INVESTMENTS. CD'S, MUTUAL
FUNDS, STOCKS, BONDS, DIFFERENT THINGS LIKE THAT. NOW THE NEW LAW PRESIDENT
CLINTON SIGNED INTO LAW AUGUST 20TH, IS EXPANDING THE DEDUCTABILITY FOR THE IRA
ACCOUNTS FOR A NON- WORKING SPOUSE. CURRENTLY YOU CAN DEDUCT 2250, WELL
PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS EXPANDED THAT DEDUCTABILITY TO FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR
A COUPLE WITH A NON- WORKING SPOUSE.))
OUT Q=a couple with a non- working spouse.
SOT COMMON SENSE 06:07:33
IN Q=One thing
((One thing to keep in mind about these IRA's though, they don't go into effect
until the 1997 tax year. That's this week's edition of Common Sense, let's
send it back to the newsdesk.))
OUT Q=the newsdesk.))
On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 28 and a half points.
SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
Still to come in sports,
A man named Brady hits another home run-- a fitting end to a Baseball season
full of slugging.
Norv Turner has the Redskins on the warpath.
Washington is sitting comfortably at the top of the N-F-C east.
All the sports when we come back.
MUSIC UP FULL
The Washington Redskins were at R-F-K last night hosting the Jets and the
Skins win their fourth straight game.
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Skins vs Jets;
But the Jets would score the first touchdown of the game. Adrian Murrell
goes up the middle from the 9 to score and the Jets took the lead.
A field goal made it 10 to 3 Jets. But Washington goes to the trick play
getting the ball to Leslie Shepherd on the reverse he scores from 12 yards out
to tie the score at 10.
SUPER=30-Washington/31/N.Y. Jets/16/; Then Nick Lowery booted a field to
give the Jets the lead, but Washington answered on its firstdrive of the
third quarter and Washington wins it 31 to 16.
Jacksonville won the first regular season meeting between last season's
expansion teams beating Carolina 24 to 14.
SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL/Fox Sports; :
The thermometer reading 110 degrees on the field.
And the Jaguars came out just as hot. Mark Brunell goes to the air and
hits Jimmy Smith on the 8 yard touchdown pass Jacksonville led 14 to nothing.
Turnovers hurt the Panthers yesterday. Anthony Johnson takes the handoff
and fumbles the ball at the one yard line and the Jaguars recover stopping the
Carolina got on the board in the
SUPER=30-Jacksonville/24/Carolina/14/;third Steve Beuerlein going to the air
and hitting Mark Carrier on the 24 yard touchdown pass but the Jaguars win the
game 24 to 14.
IN Q="We Had the...
((DOM CAPERS/PANTHERS HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Dom Capers/Panthers Head Coach; :
OUT Q=.....with nothing."
The Baltimore Orioles open the Major League playoffs Tuesday against
Cleveland at Camden Yard.
Yesterday Orioles Brady Anderson added a new page to the record book in
In the top of the first Anderson sends this shot over the wall for a solo
homer his 50-th of the season and a major league record 12-th leadoff homer.
Anderson's homer also is the fourth time that two players have hit 50 in a
Anderson is the 14-th player in baseball history to hit at least 50 in a
Mark McGwire hit 52 this season.
Hollywood proved it may truly be the land of opportunity this weekend when
it hosted a very unusual contest.
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;
It was the 19-96 Lever Brothers "Singing in the Shower" contest held at
Dianne Rhodes of Roanoke was among the 41 contestants.
SOT 14:02:28 & 13:39:00
IN Q=nat sound...I ask
((DIANNE RHODES: I ASK YOU IF MY SKIN IS SILKY AND WITH A TOUCH YOU
REPLIED OH YES. I SAID WELL BABY THAT'S JUST MY BATHING BEAUTY BAR. I ALWAYS
CARESS BEFORE I DRESS AND I USE LEVER.
DOWNTOWN JULIE BROWN/EMCEE: IT'S REALLY KIND OF COOKY. IT'S KINDA FUN. IT
GIVES SOMEBODY THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET A LITTLE BIT OF THE SHOW BUSINESS THAT
THEY PROBABLY WOULD NEVER HAVE BEFORE.))
SUPER=01-Dianne Rhodes/Roanoke Resident; :00
SUPER=01-Downtown Julie Brown/Emcee; :17
OUT Q=have before.
Contestants performed original compositions, in real showers with running
water using Lever product names.
Scotty Alston of North Carolina cleaned up, winning the first place prize of
five-thousand dollars with this act:
IN Q=I like it. I love
((SCOTTY ALSTON: I LIKE IT. I LOVE IT. I WANT SOME MORE OF IT. I
TRY SO HARD AND CAN'T GET ENOUGH. DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE THE FEEL OF IT.
I LIKE IT. I LOVE IT. I WANT SOME MORE OF IT. ))
SUPER=01-Scotty Alston/Chapel Hill Resident;
OUT Q=more of it.
Performances were judged for brand name use, creativity, originality, and