St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from March 22, 1994

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Abuse of Authority in Official Extortion
The city government of Tigard, Ore., didn't reckon on Florence Dolan being so feisty. That elderly widow got her dander up and now it is up to the Supreme Court, which will hear her case Wednesday, to tell the city to behave.Dolan owns a 1.67-acre lot,...
Aldermen to Set Duties for New Chief of Police
Even though the new Wentzville police chief won't officially take office until next month, the Board of Aldermen is expected to define his responsibilities this week.The aldermen will give final consideration Wednesday to a bill establishing the responsibilities...
Anc's Mandela Marks '60 Massacre in Speech
Thirty-four years after police killed 69 blacks in this township, African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela vowed "never again" on Monday, and promised jobs, education and peace in a new South Africa.The litter-strewn roads of Sharpeville's Miami...
Area School May Be Nationwide Model Walbridge Inspired House Bill to Expand School Hours
ONE OF THE KEY pieces of the crime legislation to be voted on this week in the House didn't begin as an anti-crime measure at all.Its genesis was the Los Angeles riots of 1992 after the acquittal of the police officers who beat Rodney King. The riots...
Bach Society Takes Monumental Meditative Approach
NO MATTER what a conductor does with the tempos, a complete performance of J.S. Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" is likely to provide its listeners with a monumental experience. The sort of monumentality the work projects, however, can vary widely - according...
Bias Rules Tied to Aid for Housing Council Must Pass Two Bills to Get Federal Flood Relief
Two bills being considered by the St. Charles County Council read more like federal legislation than rules governing county government.As a condition for receiving federal flood-relief aid in the form of community development block grants, the county...
Big Year Shows in All-Gac Conference Stronger with Addition of Troy
Girls basketball in the Gateway Athletic Conference enjoyed a banner season in 1993-94."I've been coaching in this area for 16 years and this is as strong as our conference has ever been," Fort Zumwalt South High coach Peg Schane said."We were good before,...
Briefcase
NATIONAL TAKEOVERS Novell Buying WordPerfect To Become Software Power</P><P>Novell Inc. said Monday it had agreed to buy WordPerfect Corp. for about $1.4 billion in stock, creating one of the world's largest software firms.</P><P>Novell...
Briefs
MISSOURICUSTODY DISPUTEMother Of Twins Ordered To Illinois JailMarilyn M. McGuire of St. Louis surrendered Monday to authorities in Chester, Ill., and vowed to spend time in jail rather than turn over her 11-year-old twin sons to their father."As a mother,...
Briefs
MALPRACTICE AWARDS House Panel Votes For Limits</P><P>Medical malpractice damages for pain and suffering would be limited to $350,000 under a proposal a House health subcommittee approved Monday. The Ways and Means panel rejected Republicans' ...
Briefs
CUSTODY DISPUTEMother Of Twins Ordered To Illinois JailMarilyn M. McGuire of St. Louis surrendered Monday to authorities in Chester, Ill., and vowed to spend time in jail rather than turn over her 11-year-old twin sons to their father."As a mother,...
Brown Might Not Report to Canucks
First, Craig Janney. Now, Jeff Brown.Janney refused to report to the Vancouver Canucks last week after arbitrator George Nicolau awarded him as compensation for the Blues' signing of free-agent Petr Nedved.Now it appears as if Brown might take the same...
Carafiols Accused of Illegal Sale
Carafiols Furniture Co. is operating another going-out-of-business sale, the Better Business Bureau says.The agency warns that Missouri needs stricter laws regulating deceptive sales practices.But Lawrence Carafiol, owner of the company, says that the...
Caron Plays Own Version of March Madness
March Madness is in full lunacy, and it has nothing to do with following a bouncing ball.March Madness is Ron Caron with a telephone at the National Hockey League trade deadline, performing acts that are obscene by the community standards of his peers.It...
Children Taught about Good, Bad Touches Abuse Clinic Nurse Teaches Kids How to React If Faced with Uncomfortable Situation
Pupils at West Elementary School in Wentzville learned in a lesson last Friday about good and bad touches, how to avoid them and whom to tell about uncomfortable situations.Sue Tarricone, a nurse with the Sexual Abuse Management Clinic at St. Joseph...
City Officials to Get Chance to Declare Gambling Stance
Members of the St. Charles City Council will have the opportunity tonight to do what they delayed doing last week: Declare a public position on the gambling propositions on the ballot April 5.Council member Patricia York is sponsoring a resolution endorsing...
Clear the Air in Jefferson City
The Missouri General Assembly has little choice: It needs to pass a law this spring to set up state-run auto and truck emission inspection stations in the St. Louis area. If the Legislature fails to act this session, the federal government will withhold...
Clinton Plugs Health-Care Plan to Receptive Crowd in Florida
President Bill Clinton urged a friendly crowd of retirees Monday to help his health-care plan overcome stiff opposition by insurers and the "extreme right of the Republican Party." Clinton sought the retirees' support as he opened a weeklong campaign...
Clinton Supporter Offers Alternative Health-Care Plan
A HOUSE COMMITTEE chairman is circulating an alternative to President Bill Clinton's health-care bill that maintains his goal of health insurance for all Americans while cutting the bureaucracy to administer it.Rep. John D. Dingell, D-Mich., says the...
Congress, Clinton near Showdown
The controversy over congressional hearings on the Whitewater case has been partly defused by the agreement between George Mitchell and Bob Dole, the Senate majority and minority leaders, that at some unspecified time, some Senate committee will examine...
Dinosaur Preserve Is Risky and Costly
IN A COUPLE of weeks, the citizens of Ladue will be asked to approve a 60 percent tax increase. The new taxes would help pay for a fire engine, road improvements, dump trucks and storm-water projects, among other sensible things.As Mayor Edith Spink...
Disappearing Fees Raise Ira Appeal
You can still cut your tax for 1993 by starting an Individual Retirement Account. This year it's especially attractive, because IRA fees are being waived.A survey in November by The IRA Reporter, a trade newsletter, found that 72 percent of 25 representative...
Dogs' Best Friend Spares No Expense Psychic Power Aids Hunt for Pets Lost in Storm
Make no mistake about it. Barbara Hieronimus wanted her dogs back.After her Doberman and Great Dane disappeared Feb. 8, Hieronimus:Consulted two psychics.Twice hired helicopters to search the rough, wintry terrain in Washington County.Circulated 2,400...
Duchesne Senior's the Spin Doctor Teaching Pottery Courses at Center
When Melissa Holt spins her wheels, she is not wasting time. The wheels she spins are the kind for pottery.Melissa is 18 but already knows so much about making pottery that she teaches courses in it. She probably is the youngest pottery instructor in...
Executives Envision Worldwide Network Satellites Would Link Voice, Data
A startup company backed by billionaire executives Bill Gates and Craig McCaw unveiled on Monday an ambitious $9 billion plan to build a satellite communications network to link the farthest reaches of the globe.The venture by the chairmen of the world's...
Families Scramble for Loans
Delores and Richard Miller thought refinancing their existing home loan through Lenders Mortgage Services Inc. in St. Charles would save them big money.Their new $111,000 loan was to chop more than $160 a month off the payments they had been making on...
Fans Entice Seinfeld with Sign Language
JERRY SEINFELD loves bookstores.He said so in his book, "SeinLanguage.""I still can't believe this book is in a bookstore," he wrote on page 1. "I love bookstores. A bookstore is one of the only pieces of physical evidence we have that people are still...
Fed Has Markets on Edge over Rates
Four days after conferring with President Bill Clinton, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan convenes policymakers today for a meeting at which economists believe they will vote to boost short-term interest rates."Everyone and their brother believes...
Fire in Barred Dwelling Kills 2 Children 2 Others Critical; Child Playing with Matches Is Blamed
An apartment became a prison for four children left alone as locked, barred and nailed doors trapped them Monday morning in an inferno while their mother went to make a telephone call, authorities said.Two of the children - Jasmine Fowler, 16 weeks old,...
Fleiss Tries Charity Work on for Size
BEFORE Tonya and Lorena, there was Heidi. Her 15 minutes may be almost over, but the reputed Hollywood madam refuses to disappear.At a recent boxer-short signing intended to promote her new line of intimate apparel, she was sighted in the most un-Hollywood...
Foes in a Fog over Emission Plan, Urge Suit
The state should sue the federal government to block tougher auto-emissions tests, several senators said Monday.The legislators commented as they debated a bill that would set up a state-run system to test tailpipe emissions in the St. Louis area. No...
Further Aid for Ukraine Perry Pledges $100 Million to Dismantle Arms
U.S. Defense Secretary William Perry pledged $100 million more in American aid to Ukraine Monday and praised the former Soviet republic for sending a second train load of nuclear warheads to Russia for destruction.Perry told President Leonid Kravchuk...
Gambling Foes Cite Jobs Effect
Opponents of riverboat gambling in Missouri turned to economics lessons Monday night in their effort to defeat a constitutional amendment that would allow the wagering.The forum was held downtown at the Centenary United Methodist Church. It was sponsored...
Gartner, Iafrate among Nhl Standouts to Be Dealt
In a flurry of activity before the National Hockey League trading deadline, 30 players and seven draft picks changed hands Monday in 15 trades involving 17 franchises.Among those traded were Mike Gartner, the fifth-leading career goal scorer in the league;...
Gartner, Iafrate among Traded Players
In a flurry of activity before the National Hockey League trading deadline, 30 players and seven draft picks changed hands Monday in 15 trades involving 17 franchises.Among those traded were Mike Gartner, the fifth-leading career goal scorer in the league;...
General: Rabin Warned Troops of Mosque Rift
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin warned security officials last fall that tension over prayer rights could boil over at the Hebron mosque where a Jewish settler fatally shot 30 Arabs.The testimony Monday by Brig. Gen. Gadi Zohar, West Bank military governor,...
Growth Sparks Bill to Curb Firing of Guns `Not Gun Control,' Bearden Says; Deals Will `Common-Sense Issues'
The encroachment of new subdivisions and businesses on what once was open space in St. Charles County has prompted the introduction of a bill to regulate the discharge of firearms in unincorporated parts of the county.The bill has been endorsed by the...
Gun Buying Takes Aim at Violence
Though many believe that any attempt to rid the streets of guns is merely a shot in the dark, three radio stations and several police departments have decided to try.On Saturday, St. Charles was the first city to take part in a gun-buying program sponsored...
High Court Seeks Opinion on `English-Only' Jobs Case
The Supreme Court wants to know what the Justice Department thinks about employers who require workers to speak only English on the job.The court asked Justice Department lawyers Monday their view of a ruling that cleared a company in California of using...
Hints from Heloise
Dear Heloise: I never had a problem getting my children to take a nap. I would tell them it was time for Teddy Bear to take a nap. I would put Teddy Bear in the crib or bed and lay my child beside it. If the child stirred, I would say, "Shhh, Teddy has...
Honor Roll
The following students at St. Charles High School are on the honor roll for the second quarter of the school year. The school is at Kingshighway and Waverly streets, St. Charles.To qualify, a student must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average with...
House Panel Blocks Gop with Delay on Whitewater
HOUSE BANKING Committee Chairman Henry Gonzalez has indefinitely postponed a hearing set for Thursday at which Republicans planned to question witnesses on the Whitewater and Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan affairs.Gonzalez, D-Texas, said in a letter...
House Panel Delays on Whitewater
House Banking Committee Chairman Henry Gonzalez has indefinitely postponed a hearing set for Thursday at which Republicans planned to question witnesses on the Whitewater and Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan affairs.Gonzalez, D-Texas, said in a letter...
It's Academic: `Schindler' Is Tops at Oscars
Steven Spielberg finally felt the touch of an Oscar on Monday, winning best director and picture for "Schindler's List," a stark epic of heroism amid the Holocaust that took seven awards in all."This is the best drink of water after the longest drought...
It's Official: Jordan Now a Farmhand
Michael Jordan thought about that dented, old school bus parked in front of the Chicago White Sox's training complex, the one with chipped white paint and two cracked windows, and looked concerned."I don't have to ride in that bus, do I?" he asked, seriously.Welcome...
It's Really `a Shocker,' but a Nice One for Shanahan
With a straight face, Blues general manager Ron Caron feigned concern about one aspect of Craig Janney's return."There's only one part that's iffy," Caron said, pausing to set up the punch line. "We don't know if Brendan Shanahan will be happy or not."Caron...
Jackpot: Troy, Ill., Couple Snags $40 Million Ticket
Becky Stone did not win Saturday's Illinois Lotto game. But for a few moments Sunday morning she held the one and only winning ticket - knowing it was worth more than $40 million - in her fingertips.She may even have been the store clerk who sold it...
Law Enforcement Officials Decry Clinton's Policing Plan
Some Illinois law enforcement officials fear President Bill Clinton's plan to put 100,000 new police officers on the street will wreck proven anti-drug programs by substituting rookie beat cops.Two dozen law enforcement leaders in the Metro East area...
Lots of Questions about Agoraphobia
Dear Dr. Donohue: Do you know how many agoraphobics there are? Have many been cured? Is it hereditary? Are there known causes? Is a certain age group susceptible? How long does it last? Should a person be forced to tempt fate by exceeding his geographic...
Making a Splash NCAA Pool Sheets Seem All Wet, but It's Not Time to Toss in Towel
Across America, NCAA Tournament pool brackets are in shambles. If you had North Carolina, Massachusetts, Kentucky or Oklahoma State, you're probably bummed out.Don't be. This year's tournament well may be the most wide-open, least predictable on record.What's...
Man Gets 30 Years; Woman Died by His Random Shot
Juan C. Arch was testing a .45-caliber pistol he had bought for drug crimes when he fired the bullet that fatally wounded a woman as she helped two daughters with their homework, prosecutors said Monday.After pleading guilty, Arch was sentenced to 30...
Man in His 40s Goes into Hormonal Overdrive
Dear Ann Landers: I hope that you will print this letter and my son will see it. He is in his early 40s and has been married for 15 years to a beautiful, intelligent woman. They have two children, ages 7 and 11. He was a devoted husband, and they appeared...
Monsanto Rewards Execs '93 Performance Beefs Up Bonuses
Each of Monsanto Co.'s top five executives received bigger bonuses last year thanks to the company's financial improvement and its stock market gains.Richard J. Mahoney, chairman and chief executive, got a $1.19 million bonus compared with a $500,000...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Spring training injuries can be amusing.Remember when Cardinals pitcher DANNY COX jumped off a sea wall and suffered a broken ankle? Or when Cardinals second baseman GERONIMO PENA tripped on his own glove and suffered a broken collarbone?It may be hard...
Mortgage Insurance Rates Make Protection Expensive
After falling out of favor with banks and borrowers in the 1980s, private mortgage insurance has more than tripled in the past three years, spurred by a surge of first-time home buyers.Borrowers often are required to buy the insurance, which protects...
National Notice Lady Lions Defeated on Court, but Enjoy Tennessee Tourney
For just over a half, the Lindenwood College women's basketball team was thinking upset. A big upset.The Lady Lions, making their first appearance at the NAIA Division I Basketball Tournament at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tenn., gave seventh-seeded David...
New Guys like Taste of NFL Life
"It's a little bit more relaxed," Richardson said. "We can address them differently, and they address us differently now."Actually, there's no more "us" and "them" to it. They are all part of the NFL family. Ditto for the expansion Jacksonville Jaguars.The...
News Media Put a Revisionist Spin on Baby Jessica Story
It had to happen. The revisionist version of the Baby Jessica story is now making news."PrimeTime Live" did a segment portraying the blissful life that Anna Schmidt (her parents changed her name) enjoys in Blairstown, Iowa, and Newsweek put a photo...
No One Can Replace `Sunday's' Charles Kuralt
Charlie, Charlie- how can you do this to us? I've been wearing black since learning that Charles Kuralt will anchor his last "Sunday Morning" broadcast on April 3. Kuralt, who decided abruptly to retire, has been with the network 37 years, but he's only...
North Korea at the Brink
The time for dialogue and diplomacy with North Korea may be at an end. That nation's refusal to permit inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency to determine whether it is producing plutonium has created a crisis. The United States may have...
Obituaries
Mary E. Barlos</P><P>Mary Elizabeth Barlos, 84, of St. Charles, died Monday (March 21, 1994) at Meadowbrook Manor in St. Charles after a lengthy illness.</P><P>Mrs. Barlos was retired after working as a baker for Schnuck's ...
On Painting True Pictures of Fathers in Absentia
Dear Abby: I just read the letter from the divorcee in Wichita, Kan., about the "Grace Under Fire" episode in which Grace lied to her children about their father and his involvement in their lives. Grace had purchased Christmas gifts for her children...
Parish Words after Defeat Reflect Celts' Lost Season
Although he was analyzing only the latest embarrassment of the Boston Celtics, Robert Parish's words echoed the woes of their lost season in the National Basketball Assocation."It was a fairly small effort we gave," Parish said Sunday after the Celtics...
People
Say this for Vice President AL GORE: He's a good sport. When the Gridiron Club presented its 109th annual roast over the weekend, Gore turned up the heat on himself.To begin with, two men wheeled Gore to the lectern on a dolly, underscoring his reputation...
Play on Book Banning Doesn't Make the Grade
There are a lot of truths and a lot of questions - in "Breaking Out in Harmony," Scott Miller's new musical about parental authority and the rights of young people, all based on a case that dealt with the banning of books from a Long Island high school...
Police Board Supports Inspector 4-0 Vote Reflects Anger over How Chief Handled Corruption Investigation
St. Louis Police Board President James J. Conway and three other board members gave a vote of confidence Monday to the department's top corruption fighter and a slap in the face to the police chief.Chief Clarence Harmon was grim and tight-lipped when...
Police/courts
The following incidents were among those that were reported to police departments in the St. Louis metropolitan area or that involved action in one of the area's courts: *****TRAFFIC FATALITIESSt. Peters: Barbara J. Henke, 34,...
Port Sympathy Relatives of Dock Crash Victims Build Bridges over Troubled Waters
The water stops short of the dock this year.It's hard to imagine that there was ever enough water for a boat to cruise the edge of Little Lake Nellie, that the water was almost high enough to cover the diagonal planks supporting the pilings.When you...
Put It on the P.A
The St. Dominic High School speech team has won the third-place trophy for its rating season in the Christian Interscholastic Speech League, which includes 16 schools throughout the metropolitan area. Trophy winners in a recent meet at DuBourg High School...
Questions on Roads, Growth, Police Dominate Forum Candidates for Aldermen Exchange Views before Crowd, but Not TV Cameras
Candidates for the O'Fallon Board of Aldermen who attended a public forum discussed road improvements, growth, the Police Department and enforcement of ordinances, plus other topics, in a question-and-answer session Sunday.Not all candidates attended...
Rabin Warned about Tension before Killings
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin warned security officials last fall that tension over prayer rights could boil over at the mosque in Hebron where a Jewish settler fatally shot 30 Arabs.The testimony Monday by Brig. Gen. Gadi Zohar, West Bank military governor,...
Registration Set in Softball
The city of St. Peters is forming softball leagues for men's, women's and coed teams.Team registration is being accepted at the St. Peters City Hall for participants 18 or older. The 12-game leagues cost $270 per team, with a $30 refundable deposit....
Rehabbing Reds Could Be Threat to Cards, Astros
While baseball gurus have honed in on the pitching-potent Houston Astros and the high-scoring Cardinals in the new National League Central Division, there loom the Cincinnati Reds.The Big Marge Machine. The Rehabbing Reds. They are no longer a curiosity...
`Schindler,' `Fugitive' Capture First Oscars
"Schindler's List," Steven Spielberg's stark epic of heroism amid the Holocaust, won the first Oscar of the night Monday, the award for art direction.The movie was the heavy favorite with 12 nominations at the 66th annual Academy Awards, including best...
Schools for Disabled Get Tighter Standards
Threatened with the loss of $10 million in federal education support, Illinois' state and Chicago school officials have agreed to tighten standards at private schools for mentally disabled children.Private schools, which educate more than 6,000 mentally...
Sports Shorts
Grand Jury Says Harding Knew In Advance Of Plot</P><P>Tonya Harding, who escaped jail time in a plea bargain last week, was in on the plot to attack rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. So said a grand jury in Portland, Ore., after more...
Spotlight
Chris Dignam, 17,Junior, Duchesne High SchoolDespite his many accomplishments, Chris Dignam of Duchesne High School is a modest young man.He is a member of the National Honor Society, is involved in the choir and acting and has excelled in sports. His...
State House Passes Welfare Reform Bill
A bill to give welfare mothers help in getting a job, but take away benefits if they do not succeed in four years, was passed by the House Monday and sent to the Senate.The welfare-reform measure by Rep. Joe Maxwell, D-Mexico, passed 130-18. It is supported...
Stresses out? You Probably Know People Who Have a Knack for Handling Tension
YOU probably know people who have a knack for handling tension. It's not that their lives are perfect; they simply take trouble in stride. They work hard but know when to quit. They make the best of their leisure time, even if they don't have a lot of...
Surgery Likley for Pagnozzi after Another Knee Injury Cardinals Catcher Might Miss Four to Six Weeks
The Cardinals had enjoyed a relatively tranquil spring, except for some pitching pratfalls. But that bliss ended abruptly Monday when it was announced that catcher Tom Pagnozzi probably would have to undergo surgery on his left knee, the knee that was...
Surveying the Regions
EAST</P><P>What You Should Know: UConn has yet to play its "A" game. Indiana has the premier coach in the region. Florida gets a big boost with the games in Miami. Boston College is hot.</P><P>Who To Like: UConn, if someone...
Teamsters Leader Takes on Old Guard
Charging that they were "dinosaurs from a bygone era," Teamsters General President Ron Carey has asked his executive committee to revoke the charters of the union's four regional conference boards.The boards are headed by old-guard opponents of Carey,...
Team Wins Top Honor for Debate
Belleville Township High School East debaters Chris Pflug and Derrick Eihausen are Illinois state champions - the first team outside the Chicago area to win the title in 30 years.Pflug and Eihausen, both seniors, defeated a team from Glenbrook North...
Tenant Admits Setting Blaze That Killed 7, Prosecutors Say
Prosecutors said Monday that a tenant, 26, admitted avenging his eviction notice by dumping gasoline down a wooden stairwell and setting a fire that killed seven residents and injured 11.The victims of the fire Sunday ranged in age from 4 to 99, said...
The Deane Gets His Just Reward
REP. BILL CLAY calls Fred Weathers "the dean of black politics" here.Significant words, considering that Clay has been a political fixture in St. Louis for more than 30 years."I give him a tremendous amount of credit for keeping black politics in focus,"...
The Enduring Power of Racism
Economic and political gains that African-Americans achieve do little to improve race relations between blacks and whites. Racism is so powerful, so entrenched in the moral fiber of our society, that it prevails even in the midst of change.Blacks accuse...
The House Tackles Crime
The House of Representatives is ready to tackle a crime bill, and even though its version is not as bare-knuckles tough as the Senate's, it still has too much bluster and too little common sense. Before House members vote for legislation that may please...
The New Deal: Janney's Back Center Returns in Trade with Canucks
Unorthodox. Unique. Weird. Unusual. Crazy.These were some of the terms used to describe the stunning turn of events that brought Craig Janney back to the Blues on Monday.The Blues reacquired Janney from the Vancouver Canucks in one of two deals general...
This Final 16 Is an Especially Sweet One for Stewart
Five years ago this Thursday, the Missouri Tigers lost to Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament - as coach Norm Stewart watched with friends from the Tan-Tar-A resort in Camdenton, Mo."I wasn't in very good shape," Stewart said Monday.That February, Stewart...
TLC Beatrice Cuts HQ Staff Plan for Public Offering Ended
The nation's biggest black-owned business, TLC Beatrice International Holdings Inc., said Monday it has halved the company's New York headquarters staff and sold the corporate jet as part of a cost-cutting effort.The food conglomerate also announced...
Too Tame, Too Elegant, Too Long, Too Good to Miss
SHE DIDN'T dress like an eggplant this year. She didn't, as a magazine predicted, appear in whiteface. She didn't say the "f" word. In fact, Whoopi Goldberg's performance as first-time Oscar host can best be described as tame."So they went and gave me...
Trojanettes Tip Owensville to Win Place 3rd at State `Letdown' Cited in Chillicothe's Semifinal Victory
The Trojanettes of Buchanan High of Troy (Mo.) played their best basketball of the season during the postseason this year.Until last weekend."Honestly, I thought we played better in districts, sectionals and quarterfinals than we did in Columbia," Troy...
Troops to Teachers: An Idea Becomes Law
Two years ago, Jack Hexter had an idea and at age 81, wandered into the political process. Now Hexter's idea is a law that might make a difference to some ex-soldiers and to some kids in need of a role model.The idea was born as Hexter watched with admiration...
Twa Employees Lament Lack of Blacks
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Trans World Airlines customer service agent Peggy Ryan said she and her colleagues have met with the Urban League's Jim Buford to express concern about opportunities for blacks at the airline. Ryan, a 19-year vet of the airline, said...
U.N. Cites Serb Gun Violation Troops Face off over Cache Found outside Sarajevo
U.N. peacekeepers faced off Monday with Bosnian Serbs over tanks, anti-aircraft guns and mortars found in a weapons-free zone around Sarajevo.It was the worst reported violation of the U.N.-ordered withdrawal of weapons from around the capital since...
U.S. Is Sending Patriot Missiles to South Korea War Exercises Are Also Revived
The United States decided Monday to send Patriot defense missiles to South Korea and revived plans for war games on the peninsula as the dispute over North Korea's nuclear program escalated.President Bill Clinton said in Florida that he had agreed to...
U.S. Is Sending Patriot Missiles to South Korea War Exercises, Are Also Revived
The United States decided Monday to send Patriot defense missiles to South Korea and revived plans for war games on the peninsula as the dispute over North Korea's nuclear program escalated.President Bill Clinton said in Florida that he had agreed to...
Value Hunt Stock Picker Finds Bargains
Jim Crabbe, manager of the Crabbe Huson Special Fund, sports a flashy record - but there's nothing flashy about his methods.His fund (800-541-9732) gained 7.6 percent in January alone, following up on a 1993 return of 34.5 percent and a 1992 return of...
West Bounces Back after Tough Vashon Loss
For a lot of teams, the third-place game at state is a letdown. But that wasn't the case for the St. Charles West High Warriors."It was a lot tougher to bounce back physically than mentally," West coach Terry Hollander said. "Our guys really wanted to...
What N. Korea Wants in U.S. Standoff Is Unclear
THE KOREAN nuclear chess game seems to have gone back to square one.North Korea overturned the chessboard last week, first by refusing to let nuclear inspectors see everything they asked to see, and then by storming out of a meeting with South Korea...
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