(From CBS News Channel)
ERICA HILL: Good Friday morning. It is July 6, 2012. Welcome to Studio 57 at the CBS Broadcast Center. I`m Erica Hill. Charlie Rose is off today. The focus squarely on jobs this morning as new unemployment numbers threatened to overshadow President Obama`s campaign pitch to blue-collar workers. We`ll talk with senior Obama adviser, David Axelrod. JEFF GLOR: I`m Jeff Glor. The summer heat just won`t quit as temperatures remain in the one hundreds in the Heartland. And on Nancy Reagan`s ninety-first birthday, we`ll look at why the former first lady is still a major player in the Republican Party. GAYLE KING: And I`m Gayle King. Speaking of birthdays, this weekend marks number seventy-two for Ringo Starr, we`ll talk with the former Beatle about that. And we`ll take you inside Hill`s kitchen. It`s a new approach by the State Department using food diplomacy. ERICA HILL: But first, as we every morning, we begin with a look at today`s Eye Opener--your world in ninety seconds. GAYLE SCHANEL: By three, four o` clock in the afternoon where it`s well over a hundred degrees in the house. ERICA HILL: Record-breaking heat smothers the Heartland. MAN #1: Twenty-four states now under heat advisory. MAN #2: The extreme heat caused some roads to buckle Chicago. MAN #3: I`ve always heard them saying it would be hot enough to fry an egg, and to actually see it. WOMAN #1: Also, fifty-six percent of the lower forty-eight is in some level of drought conditions. DAVID CLINE: Our paycheck, it`s going to be pretty short this year if we don`t get some rain. TERRELL BROWN: In East Tennessee, search crews are looking through the Great Smoky Mountains near National Park after violent thunder storms hit the area. At least a dozen people were injured; tens of thousands are without power. WOMAN #2: That was easy--tornadoes, but this was real freaky. WOMAN #3: Jitters over job numbers. June`s government employment data is expected to show the economy added in an anemic ninety thousand jobs. MAN #4: Mitt Romney keeps raking in big cash. He raised a hundred million dollars last month. MAN #5: Meanwhile, President Obama is on a bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: I had a beer in Amherst at Ziggy`s, so I`m feeling good. WOMAN #4: Cheer. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Cheers. MAN #6: George Zimmerman is going to remain in jail for now. A judge has set bail at one million dollars but he cannot make bond. WOMAN #5: Video just released showing a violent crash involving a dark bus. It crushed a car beyond recognition. WOMAN #6: Plus, Europe`s tallest skyscraper announced its arrival on the London skyline (INDISTINCT) its owners opted for a high-tech display. ERICA HILL: All that-- MAN #7: Jack Rabbit jumped there in an attempt for Kotchman. REPRESENTATIVE JOE WALSH (CNN): Actually she was on TV-- ASHLEIGH BANFIELD (CNN): Yes, congressman. Congressman. REPRESENTATIVE JOE WALSH: --a month and a half ago. ASHLEIGH BANFIELD: Yes, congressman. REPRESENTATIVE JOE WALSH: Ashleigh, you ready?
BILL O`REILLY (Fox News): You are a little bit of a pain in the neck, Ingraham, you know that, you know?
LAURA INGRAHAM (Fox News): Well, that`s what they say about you, O`Reilly. So we got you. We got you covered there. BILL O`REILLY: I`m more than a little bit. ERICA HILL: --and all that matters-- MAN #8: A ceremony for a military dog who will retire after losing a leg in Afghanistan. ERICA HILL: --on CBS THIS MORNING. …