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Fire starts on stove ‘60 Minutes’ interrogator dies
Mike Wallace 1918-2012
BY DAVID BAUDER
AP TELEVISION WRITER
STATE JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
Two Franklin County residents were hospitalized today after an early morning
ﬁ re on Cardwell Lane, says
Franklin County Fire Chief
A grandmother and her
grandson made it out of the
house before ﬁ reﬁghters arrived on the scene, but they
were transported to Frankfort Regional Medical Center
to be treated for smoke inhalation, Watts said. The boy
was also treated for a burn on
his arm. Their identities were
not immediately available.
Watts said the 5 a.m. ﬁ re
Yellow caution tape surrounds the front of 2900 Cardwell Lane,
the site of a house fire that sent two residents to the hospital for
smoke inhalation early today.
started on the stove in the
kitchen and damaged the
living room and kitchen.
Fireﬁghters had the ﬂames
put out within 10 minutes,
NEW YORK (AP) – Within five months of each
other, two of the men who
helped make “60 Minutes”
the most distinctive news
show on television have
First it was A ndy
Rooney, the cantankerous
commentator who died
last November, a month
after delivering the last
of his show-closing essays. Late Saturday night,
it was Mike Wallace, the
hard-charging interviewer who frequently led “60
Minutes” and gave it journalistic heft with a showman’s ﬂair.
Rooney made it to age
Mike Wallace, longtime CBS
“60 Minutes” correspondent
famed for his tough interviews,
died Saturday. He was 93.
92. Wallace beat him by a
year, although he spent the
latter stage of his life in the
New Canaan, Conn., care facility where he died.
“More than anyone else he
was responsible for the continuing success of ‘60 Minutes,’” veteran correspondent Morley Safer, a longtime
colleague and frequent competitor of Wallace’s in chasing after big stories, said on
Sunday’s show. “We are all in
“60 Minutes” plans an extended tribute to Wallace
Wallace had such a fearsome reputation as an interviewer that “Mike Wallace is
here to see you” were among
t he most dreaded words a
newsmaker could hear.
Wallace didn’t just interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined
them. Sometimes he eviscerated them pitilessly. His
weapons were many: thorough research, a cocked eyebrow, a skeptical “Come on”
See WALLACE, A2
Frankfort Fac: Norman “Bubby” Moore
Temps 8.6 degrees
BY SETH BORENSTEIN
AP SCIENCE WRITER
his wife at 18.
Now, decades later, those
things still ﬁll up his days.
Bubby, 68, runs Moore’s Cycle
Shop from the garage beside his
home off Sheep Pen Road, a place
he calls the “oldest mom and pop
“Pop” is Bubby, of course,
and “mom” is Polly, his wife of
WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s been so
warm in the United States this year,
especially in March, that national
records weren’t just broken, they
Temperatures in the lower 48
states were 8.6 degrees above normal for March and 6 degrees higher than average for the ﬁ rst three
months of the year, according to calculations by the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration.
That far exceeds the old records.
The magnitude of how unusual the year has been in the U.S. has
alarmed some meteorologists who
have warned about global warming. One climate scientist said it’s
the weather equivalent of a baseball
player on steroids, with old records
“Everybody has this uneasy feeling. This is weird. This is not good,”
said Jerry Meehl, a climate scientist who specializes in extreme
weather at the National Center for
Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. “It’s a guilty pleasure.
You’re out enjoying this nice March
weather, but you know it’s not a good
It’s not just March.
“It’s been ongoing for several
See BUBBY, A7
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Norman “Bubby” Moore sits outside Moore’s Cycle shop on his Franklin County property. He has worked on motorcycles for 50 years.
More to him
BY KATHERAN WASSON
Bubby works on a motorcylcle at his shop. He says he’s worked on all kinds
over the years.
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hen Norman “Bubby” Moore finds
something he likes,
he sticks with it.
He fell in love with Western
ﬁ lms as a tyke, built his ﬁrst motorbike at age 10, learned three
basic guitar chords at 12, and
met the girl who would become
Watson pulls off
the impossible when
the pressure was boiling over at the Masters Sunday.
low around 38
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