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Articles from October 12, 1994

3 Share Nobel Prize for Economics Work Americans, German Pioneered Game Theory
Two Americans and a German won the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics Tuesday for pioneering work that shows companies do business, governments make decisions and armies fight battles much the way people play poker and chess.Sharing the $930,000 prize...
700 Jobs Lost in Marshall, Mo., Plant Fire; Month's Closing Expected
A fire that raged for eight hours in a frozen food processing plant has left this town holding its breath, worried about just how temporary the loss of 700 jobs will be.The smell of smoke still hung along English Street on Tuesday as haggard workers...
700 Jobs Lost in Marshall Plant Fire; Monthlong Closing Expected
A fire that raged for eight hours in a frozen food processing plant has left this town holding its breath, worried about just how temporary the loss of 700 jobs will be.The smell of smoke still hung along English Street on Tuesday as haggard workers...
Allies Build Up as Iraq Backs Off
Skeptical of Saddam Hussein's intentions, the United States and its allies pursued their military buildup in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday despite some signs that Iraqi troops were pulling away from Kuwait.The United States also suggested imposing a wide...
Ashcroft Takes Attack to Foe - Washington
Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Ashcroft brought his anti-Washington crusade to the nation's capital Tuesday. As part of a broad-gauge assault on federal intrusiveness, he belittled the hundreds of millions of dollars in federal aid that poured...
As the Dissertations Churn Academia Has Hots for Tv's Soap Operas as Social Phenomenon
AND YOU thought the only thing you could learn from soap operas was who was doing it to whom. Silly you. The wide and enduring appeal of broadcast serial drama - beginning with radio in the 1920s and then television from 1956 onward - has for a long...
Balancing Act Volleyball Practice Just Ended, Homework Awaits How Do You Fit in a Job?
Tara Wiegert set a goal when she began high school at McCluer North almost four years ago.She wanted to make the volleyball and soccer teams, be ranked the No. 1 student in her class at the end of her senior year, be named the school's Post-Dispatch...
Battle of Waterloo Has No Losers
Jay Blossom, the soccer coach at Waterloo High, still can remember coaching his first game against crosstown rival Gibault."It was intense and emotional, but it wasn't very good soccer; it was brutal," he recalled.But a lot has changed since that 1991...
Bettman Tells Players: No Deal Blues Players Not Surprised; Mcrae: `It Could Be Years'
Blues defenseman Rick Zombo saw National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman on a big-screen television in a local restaurant Tuesday afternoon.Zombo, out running errands, stepped inside to hear what Bettman had to say, but there was no volume. Still,...
Bettman Tells Players: No Deal No Contract, No Games, Nhl Commissioner Insists
It should have been a glorious day in Blues history. They were to have played their first game in their spiffy new home, the $135 million Kiel Center.Instead, Tuesday will go down as a dark day, not only in franchise history but also in National Hockey...
Boomer-Ang God-Is-Dead Generation Now Going Back to Churches and Temples
`God must love the baby boomers. He made so many of them."- The late Rev. Edmund Burke, S.J., of St. Louis University.IN THE LATE 1960s and '70s, many of them rallied 'round the cosmic and spiritual issues: war and peace, justice and equality. They...
Brazil's Latest Chance for Prosperity
While most of Latin America's other economies have enjoyed either the promise or the reality of impressive progress in recent years, potentially the largest and richest one by far has been left behind: Brazil. Attempts to reform a notoriously disorganized...
Bride Gives Intended Her Hand - and Her Kidney
When the minister talked about the importance of giving, the bride smiled. The groom could not hold back his tears.Wearing their patient identification bracelets, Victoria Ingram and Randall Curlee got married Tuesday in a chapel in Sharp Memorial Hospital....
Briefs
NationWASHINGTONReport Urges End To Case Against EspyThe White House released Tuesday an internal report indicating Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy had "run afoul" of ethics standards but saying no action was needed because Espy has announced his resignation.The...
Briefs
COLUMBIA, MO.University Announces African-American AwardsThree-quarters of the black freshmen at the University of Missouri at Columbia got African-American Achievement Awards. Of 334 blacks in the freshman class, 250 received the awards.The university...
Briefs
NationWASHINGTONReport Urges End To Case Against EspyA White House report on Mike Espy's ethical conduct will recommend no further action against the outgoing agriculture secretary, an administration official said Tuesday.The official said the report,...
Cancer Test Uses Genetic Screening
Doctors plan to begin clinical trials next year of a new $50 genetic screening test to determine whether it can save lives by catching cancer in its earliest, most treatable form.The doctors said the test could revolutionize cancer detection by flagging...
Candidate Finance Reports Listed
The following are the highlights of campaign finance reports for candidates for state representative in districts in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties.The reports covered were required seven days before the Aug. 2 primary, 30 days after it and...
Candidates Stress Varying Experience in House Rematch
In the 12th House District race, Republican Frank T. Eggering is stressing his business and life experience in running against incumbent state Rep. Bill Luetkenhaus, a Democrat who defeated him two years ago.In seeking re-election, Luetkenhaus, a plumbing...
City Needn't Pay Crime Victims, Court Says
Sonny Stephens raped his wife and killed his mother-in-law. A federal appeals court panel in St. Louis ruled Tuesday that while it sympathizes with the survivors, it won't let them collect $1.2 million in damages.Stephens' wife, Kimberly Roth, and her...
City Students Post Better Test Scores but Still Trail National, State Averages
Student test scores in the St. Louis Public Schools showed a slight improvement last year.However, student achievement in the district is still well below state and national averages, Jerry Powers told the School Board at a meeting Tuesday night. Powers...
Communities Shift Health-Care Focus
Until the turn of the century, the health-care systems of all civilized societies were organized to counsel and support people through their illness. Little else could be done, given limited scientific and physiological knowledge. The scalpel represented...
Council Win in County's 1st District Will Make History Either Candidate's Victory Would Rank as a `First'
BOTH CANDIDATES for the St. Louis County Council's 1st District seat are seeking to make some history in the Nov. 8 election.Charlie Dooley, who won a four-way Democratic primary in August, would be the first black council member. Thomas K. Ross wants...
Delay Jeopardizes DNA Evidence, Says Judge in Simpson Case
O.J. Simpson's trial judge threatened Tuesday to throw out crucial DNA tests on key evidence because of delays in sending out the blood samples.Superior Court Judge Lance Ito said he was inclined to bar any test results that arrive after opening statements...
Elderly Are Easy Targets for Scams
Dear Abby: I have kept the column you had regarding the elderly woman who was hooked on sweepstakes. I am sure that most people don't realize how serious the problem is.I am an attorney in the field of real estate and elder law, and not a week goes by...
E. St. Louis Delivers Plan at the Bell 47 More Teachers Wanted; State Wants to See Money
Administrators of East St. Louis' understaffed School District 189 presented a recovery plan to state Board of Education officials Tuesday that included putting about 47 more teachers back in the classrooms.Tuesday was the deadline set for the district...
Ex-Blues Enjoying a Second Career in the Ihl
The Inside Hockey staff hit the road this week, plunging into the vibrant International Hockey League scene to watch actual working players shoot some pucks in earnest.There were many familiar faces to see, such as former Blue Gordie Roberts. He started...
False Impressions of Barry's Success
Some things are clearer inside the Beltway. I've just returned from a cross-country trip, and I'm struck by the widespread feeling that Washington is in the middle of some overpowering racial crisis.The evidence: The political resurgence of Marion Barry,...
Family Briefs
Glued to the tube I: Computer games can be as addictive for your children as drugs or gambling are for adults. The games can be habit-forming and "addicted" children enjoy the same euphoria from them - and go through the same withdrawal symptoms - as...
Fans Hides Its Game Plan, Seeks the Rams in Secret
FANS Inc. has put on its game face for today's meeting with the Los Angeles Rams - and brought along a cloak and dagger, too.FANS point man Thomas F. Eagleton acknowledges that a meeting will take place today in the Los Angeles area. But at the Rams'...
From Punk to Prosperity World Famous Designer Zandra Rhodes Brings Her Unique Style to Fashion Scene
ZANDRA RHODES' HAIR was green the first time she visited St. Louis, about 20 years ago.Its color was ginger-red on a recent trip to Neiman Marcus for an in-store appearance.In between, she says, her locks have taken on such colors as a particularly bright...
Gephardt's Pac Outings Run Up Tab
This year's beach outing for wealthy contributors to House Majority Leader Richard A. Gephardt wasn't the first time the St. Louisan has held a "retreat" for friends and fund-raisers on North Carolina's Outer Banks.The Effective Government Committee,...
Gop in Missouri Looking to Ride Wave of Discontent
Eisenhower was a new president and a stamp cost just 3 cents when Republicans last controlled the Missouri House of Representatives.To break the 40-year lapse, the Republicans are banking on an anti-Democratic sentiment they say is trickling down from...
Grandma's Essence in Historical Doll
I had two wonderful grandmothers, Grandma Sara and Grandma Sadie. I was very close to both of them, lucky enough to grow up in the same house as one and a few blocks from the other. Lucky enough to have them for a long time - they were both at my wedding...
Historic Debate Some Seek to Renovate Courthouse
Battle lines are clearly drawn over plans to demolish the historic courthouse and jail in Warrenton.While no one doubted that Warren County needs a new courthouse and jail, some residents want the county to renovate the historic buildings rather than...
Ibm Up to Warp Speed Adds Os/2 Features
IBM Tuesday launched a major upgrade of its OS/2 operating system, hoping to buttress its lagging position in the PC software market by beating a rival system from Microsoft Corp. by several months.International Business Machines Corp. is hoping to capture...
In Demand Chrysler Earnings Jump 54%
Chrysler Corp. reported a 54 percent increase in third-quarter profit Tuesday, buoyed by strong sales of its vans, trucks and small cars and further trimming of discount deals."Strong retail demand for the Dodge and Plymouth Neon, Jeep Grand Cherokee,...
Israel Halts Palestinian Talks over Seizing of Soldier, Threat
Israel suspended peace negotiations with the Palestinians and sealed off the Gaza Strip indefinitely Tuesday after Islamic militants kidnapped an Israeli soldier and threatened to kill him.Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin telephoned Yasser Arafat, chairman...
Jitters - 4-Run 1st Is Costly for Howell
Even as the Francis Howell High softball team warmed up for Monday's Class 4A sectional game, coach Morris Johnson could sense the uneasiness."We were a little tense. I don't think there's any question about that," the coach said. "But that's to be expected....
Judge Oks Hancock Ii, Rewrites Issue
A circuit judge ruled Tuesday that the Hancock II amendment should remain on the Nov. 8 ballot. And he rewrote the ballot description of the tax limitation constitutional amendment.Hancock II opponents immediately filed an appeal with the Kansas City...
Kentucky Girl, 9, Plays in High School Golf Tourney
Whitney Wade is 4 feet 2, 90 pounds and only has eight more years of high school eligibility remaining. She could leave Glasgow High with quite a few career golf records.Wade, 9, a fourth-grader at Happy Valley Elementary School in Glasgow, shoots in...
Kinloch Shelter Targets Whole Family That Means Fathers Too, Officials Say
A new emergency shelter for the homeless dedicated Tuesday in Kinloch will focus on keeping families - including fathers - together."Our priority is going to be on nuclear families," said Lucille Walton, a vice president at the Urban League of Metropolitan...
Lebow Made NY Marathon Something Special
Sunday, the day Fred Lebow hit the wall and could go on no more, I was telling a runner named Tom Schlafly what he might expect when he runs the New York City Marathon next month.I told him about shivering on the lower deck of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge...
Maybe the Pollster Ought to Be Questioned
BEEN POLLED LATELY? If you haven't, take heart. Although your chances aren't as good as they were two years ago, be prepared nonetheless to have your family dinner interrupted in the coming weeks by at least one super-friendly caller eager to take your...
Michigan Democrats Tiptoe around Clinton's Visit
President Bill Clinton, using shiny new Mustangs to symbolize U.S. economic resurgence, told autoworkers Tuesday that the Democrats deserved credit for "putting our economic house in order."At the same time, Clinton conceded widespread voter discontent...
Midwestern Sculpture in White House Debut
Over the next few months, the thousands of tourists visiting the White House will amble through the East Wing's connecting hallway, peer through its windows into a serene garden laid out by Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis and catch a glimpse of two pieces...
Moriarty Ousted Pending Trial Court Ruling Suspends Her with Pay
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended Secretary of State Judith K. Moriarty but said she can keep her salary and perquisites pending the outcome of her impeachment trial.Leaving her Capitol office Tuesday evening, Moriarty said she would abide...
Morning Briefing
Union Cites Suits, Asks Fed To Look At ITT UnitITT Financial Corp.'s consumer lending unit should be cleaned up before it is sold to a bank, says a union representing hotel workers.The union Tuesday asked the Federal Reserve Board to take a close look...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Howdy, howdy, howdy. Welcome back to the eye-opened spaces where big smiles and big bargains come fast and furious. That's right, folks, I said "bargain" and that rhymes with . . . never mind.Today, we have a deal-ightful opportunity that no celebrity...
Mother Tied to Killings Made Pizza for Accused Son
First, Elsie Sheets helped her teen-age son and his two friends get rid of the evidence connecting them to the murder of two other teen-agers, police said. Then she made everybody a pizza.All four were charged Tuesday in the fatal shootings of Abby Marie...
New Personal Computer Magazine Aimed at Non-Techie Families
When the kids brought their books home on the first day of school this year, we did what we've done for the last nine years.We found some old paper bags and made book covers. The kids scrawled the name of the subject on each cover, and that was it.So...
Nobel Panel Split over PLO Chief
The traditional secrecy surrounding the Nobel Peace Prize was torn Tuesday when a newspaper reported a dispute over the choice of Yasser Arafat as co-winner.The Oslo newspaper Aftenposten reported that the Palestine Liberation Organization chairman...
No Fear: Vikes Knocked out, but Never Down
The Francis Howell softball team has been known as a tough-luck ballclub in recent years.All that changed this year. Or did it?"We lost our share of tough games, but there was a difference this season," Vikings coach Morris Johnson said. "Instead of...
Obituaries
Wendy Hennessey</P><P>Wendy Hennessey, 29, of Moscow Mills, was pronounced dead Monday (Oct. 10, 1994) at Lincoln County Memorial Hospital in Troy.</P><P>Mrs. Hennessey was a housekeeper.</P><P>A funeral service...
Onlookers Get in Way in Emergency Rooms
Dear Ann Landers: Will you please help educate the public about common courtesy and simple decency when visiting an emergency room?My husband is an emergency-room physician. I can't tell you how many times he has had to ask someone to get out of his...
O Tempora! O Mores! O Wow!
Whose shrine was at Dodona?""Whose shrine was at Delphi?""Give me the third person singular, perfect active indicative of `pono.' ""Add the number of hills of Rome to the number of Etruscan kings of Rome. Multiply by the number of Julio-Claudian emperors....
People
That Page One sex survey says folks like you and me lead lukewarm sex lives. But what do we know? Time magazine decided to survey the real experts for their opinions. Samples:Author JACKIE COLLINS: "Where are the deviants? Where are the flashers? Where...
Pirates Top Panthers, Reclaim Tournament Title
When it comes to their own tournament, the St. Charles High soccer team tends to be a little selfish.The Pirates beat Fort Zumwalt North 2-0 in the title game last week to win the championship for the fifth time in six years. Zumwalt North beat out St....
Planning, Zoning Key in Race for Commissioner
Gilbert H. Groeper, the incumbent candidate for Northern District Commissioner in Warren County, believes that planning and zoning regulations help preserve property values in a county growing as rapidly as Warren County. He hopes voters will say yes...
Plenty of Bidders for Balsam Corp
The sale of bankrupt Balsam Corp. is attracting interest from industry rivals, some of its own managers and buyout firms scattered from St. Louis to Europe.In the first round of bidding, 11 companies or investment firms say they want to buy all or part...
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:VIOLENT DEATHSSt. Louis: The body of William Scott, 24, was found early Tuesday in...
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:VIOLENT DEATHSSt. Louis: The body of William Scott, 24, was found early Tuesday in...
Politics of Destruction Blocked Senate Action on Nation's Business
Article V lays down the rules for amending the U.S. Constitution. But without following that formal process, and with hardly any public attention, the Constitution has just been amended. A new clause has been added to Article I, Section 3, as follows:Passage...
Public Schools, Private Management
The experiment of hiring a private company to manage public schools is headed for its biggest test yet in Hartford, Conn. Its Board of Education voted to give Education Alternatives Inc. of Minneapolis control over a $200 million budget and practically...
Quinn Says Ryan Uses `Perk Plates' to Thank Donors
Don Adams, the former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, has the letters "DA" on his license plates.Charles W. Bidwill III, an investor in the Casino Queen, has an Illinois license plate with only one letter, "B."William Cellini, the top shareholder...
Richard Decaro Ready for Car, Home Services
THE METER'S RUNNING: Richard DeCaro has put out a shingle as an auto maven and a home interiors expert. Meanwhile, barrister Margo Green is his attorney in his fight to regain custody of his four children. (DeCaro was acquitted Sept. 14 in St. Charles...
Russians Feel the Effects of Ruble's Hyperinflation
When Alexander Makeev chose the telephone he wanted to buy, it cost 75,000 rubles ($24.34 at early morning exchange rates). By the time he got to the cashier to pay for it, however, the price had jumped to 100,000 rubles."The price went up while I was...
SBC Buys Stake in French Cellular Firm
SBC Communications Inc. is putting a $626 million bet on the future of mobile telephones in France, despite poor sales in the past.In a deal announced Tuesday, SBC Communications Inc. and Vodafone, a British cellular concern, each will buy a 10 percent...
Senator Isn't Sorry for Remarks about Minority Employees
State Senate President James "Pate" Philip has ignored calls for an apology over his comments last week that some minority state employees have a lesser work ethic."I don't think there is a need to apologize," Philip, a Republican from Wood Dale, said...
Senator Won't Apologize for Remark on Minorities
State Senate President James "Pate" Philip has ignored calls for an apology over his comments last week that some minority state employees have a lesser work ethic."I don't think there is a need to apologize," the Republican from Wood Dale said Monday,...
Sex in America: Some Good News
There is a new study out about sex, and naturally, it has hit the front pages of all the major newspapers and adorned the covers of the big news magazines. The content of the study is not actually all that sexy, but more on that in a minute.Our national...
Skating Glory Comes at a Price, Parents Learn
Jack and Pat Lipinski never intended to become the parents of a figure-skating phenom. When their only child, Tara, was born 12 years ago, Jack seemed relieved to have a daughter."We don't have to worry if she's the best athlete in school," he told his...
Society Bending Smith's Discipline Code
University of Missouri football coach Larry Smith is rankled that he has to arrange to be without safety DeMontie Cross this weekend. But after Cross' wrist was slashed to the artery in a fracas Sunday, Smith also feels fortunate not to be making other...
Sports Shorts
Stanford's Triefenbach Named Player Of Week</P><P>Marnie Triefenbach, formerly of Belleville West High, helped the Stanford Cardinal maintain its No. 1 national ranking in NCAA Division I volleyball with two victories last weekend. The...
State Joins Search for Source of Legionnaires' Cases
The state Department of Health has joined St. Louis County health officials to try to find the source of an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that sent three men to hospitals.The often-fatal respiratory disease, a form of pneumonia, struck the three...
Strano Sisters Prove to Be Masters of the Guitar
A FULL house of enthusiasts gave the Strano Guitar Duo a rousing reception Saturday night and the applause was, on the whole, fully deserved. Brought to St. Louis with the assistance of the Australian embassy and the Australian American Chamber of Commerce,...
Symbol of Change to Flow in E. St. Louis after Years of Planning, 4 Riverfront Fountains Open as Sign of City's Renewal
At 5 p.m. today, four fountains, named after the region's four largest rivers, will surge skyward for the first time on the East St. Louis riverfront.The fountains - called Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois and Meramec - will symbolize the energy with...
The 99.9999 Percent Solution
The Environmental Protection Agency's new 2,000-page report on the possible dangers of dioxin includes this point: The government still has "significant data gaps that are critical to our understanding and effective management of dioxin." A perfectionist...
There Are Times When Loving Jesus Just Isn't Enough
NOBODY DOUBTS that Gary Peters loves Jesus. Nor is there any question that he is positively devoted to the Virgin Mary.Furthermore, he fervently believes that the Roman Catholic church is the one true church, and its leader, the Pope, is infallible,...
Thin Line: Setting Limits with Relatives
YOU'RE SNUGGLED UP nice and cozy in your bed one morning when the doorbell jars you awake. Like a zombie, you drag to the door and fling it open, and nearly die from shock.Yikes! It's cousin Goober and his brood. You look the bunch over - all 12 of them...
This Time around, It's a Different Situation in Iraq U.S. Force Is Smaller but More Fully Equipped
HERE ARE SOME questions - and tentative answers - about the deployment of American soldiers and Marines to Kuwait:The American forces in the region number 19,000, with an additional 44,500 in "various stages of deployment and planned for deployment"...
This Time, Illini Are Making No Victory Guarantees
University of Illinois football coach Lou Tepper, given the opportunity to guarantee a victory over Iowa on Saturday, politely declined.tUnlike linebacker Dana Howard, who brashly predicted a victory over Big Ten Conference rival Ohio State last week,...
Thompson, Gomric Give Althoff Coach Reason to Smile
Glenn Schott was abuzz Sunday. Mired in a losing season, Schott, the head football coach at Belleville Althoff High, finally had something to talk about.Former Althoff standouts Hickey Thompson and Matt Gomric had starred for their college teams Saturday."I...
Town without Sports Keeps Head in Game
This must be the strangest, weirdest phase in the history of professional sports in St. Louis.People, we have no major-league sports.We have maybe the best - certainly the newest - sports facilities in the nation. But no sports.We have a gorgeous $135...
Trustees Seek Help in Information Flow
St. Charles City-County Library administrators found a new information-hungry patron tapping at the door: The Board of Trustees.For several months, administrators and board members have hassled over the timeliness and thoroughness of information packets...
Twa Aims to Slash Debt by $800 Million
Trans World Airlines Inc. Tuesday unveiled a complicated restructuring plan - ranging from adding seats to seeking a loan extension from former TWA Chairman Carl Icahn - to stay aloft.TWA's grab bag of proposals includes issuing new securities, converting...
U.S. Seizes Haitian Government Offices
U.S. soldiers seized Haiti's government buildings Tuesday and dismissed the staffs, clearing the decks for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's return on Saturday.Aristide supporters cheered as American soldiers secured the Presidential Palace and other...
Vikes Make Fewer Mistakes, Rip Giants
There's usually an obvious difference between a quarterback playing in his 17th professional season and one making the fifth start of his National Football League career.It's the mistakes they make.Warren Moon passed for 299 yards and a touchdown, and...
Voter Registration Deadline for Nov. 8 Election Is Today
Want a say in whether Hancock II should become law or whether casinos should have slot machines?</P><P>Today is the last day to register to vote on these issues and the many other matters that will be on the ballot Nov. 8.</P><P>In...
W. Alan Hollabaugh, 64; Service Station Owner
W. Alan Hollabaugh, who owned service stations in the St. Louis area, died Tuesday (Oct. 11, 1994) of complications of Alzheimer's disease at the Jewish Center for Aged in Chesterfield. Mr. Hollabaugh, 64, lived in Webster Groves.Mr. Hollabaugh began...
Waterston: New Guy on `Law & Order'
THERE IS a subtle slouch to Sam Waterston's shoulders when he stands on the set of NBC's "Law & Order," doing a somber scene in the character of Assistant D.A. Jack McCoy.With nary a twitch or bobble, sad-eyed Waterston has taken over from Michael Moriarty...
West Happy with Piece of the Pie Indians, Warriors Join Pioneers in 3-Way Split of Gac Championship
As far as St. Charles West softball coach Dave Bazzell is concerned, part of a league title is better than none at all."We're thrilled to be tri-champions," said Bazzell, whose Warriors finished tied with Wentzville and Duchesne at 6-2 atop the Gateway...
Will Rogers' Sage Advice Is Still Relevant to Life
THE MORE things change, the more they remain the same. Never more true than when listening to the words of Will Rogers. Rogers' sardonic comments on the political and social scene are, in most cases, as pointed and true today as they were when he wrote...
Woman Found Dead in Jail Unlikely Suicide, Kin Says
A woman who was found hanged Monday in the Lincoln County jail was in an upbeat phase of her life and unlikely to commit suicide, says one of her brothers.Rubin Pikey Jr. says his sister, Wendy D. Hennessey, had gone through bad times before, with her...
Wrong Turn Steers Her in the Right Direction
IF YOU DON'T believe in coincidences, you should talk to Lorraine Votrain.She had coincidence dished out to her. In fact, it was scraped, stacked, rinsed and waiting for her.Lorraine likes to wash dishes."I won't have an electric dishwasher at home,"...
Zeroing in on Causes of Heel Pain No Easy Task
Dear Dr. Donohue: I am a 63-year-old man. I do walking and other activities to postpone my obituary. I am in good health for my age, but have a terrible problem of heel pain. Strangely, the heel seems not to hurt when I am walking. It hurts later on,...

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