St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from October 18, 1995

15 Survivors of Sunken Barge Rescued near Mexican Coast
Clinging to wreckage and wearing life jackets, 15 survivors from a barge that sank in hurricane-churned seas were pulled from waves off the Mexican coast Tuesday."They are not well, but I have had no report of anything serious," said Octavio Best, the...
3 Former Billikens to Play in New Pro Soccer League
Former St. Louis University players Brian McBride, Mark Santel and Mike Sorber will be part of Major League Soccer, the professional outdoor league that is scheduled to begin play in April.MLS, which is intended to be the United States' first premier...
3 Former Bills to Play in New Pro Soccer League
Former St. Louis University players Brian McBride, Mark Santel and Mike Sorber will be part of Major League Soccer, the professional outdoor league that is scheduled to begin play in April.MLS, which is intended to be the United States' first premier...
4-0 Whalers Top Rangers a Second Time
Paul Ranheim scored two goals, including the tie-breaker with 2 minutes 7 seconds left, lifting the surging Hartford Whalers to a 7-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night in Madison Square Garden.The Whalers, whose 4-0 start is the best...
A Call to Black Men . .
However Americans in general feel about the racial views of Louis Farrakhan, they must concede that his Million Man March turned out to be a much-needed 911 call to black men and could well turn out to be a watershed event.Such mass gatherings typically...
Activated Moss Hopes for Activity
Just before Monday afternoon's practice, coach Rich Brooks pulled Brent Moss aside and told him the good news. The Rams were placing Moss, a rookie running back, on the team's active roster."A smile came across my face," Moss said. "Hard work does pay...
After Loss, Hawerchuk and Courtnall May Be Pining for Ice Time
Center Dale Hawerchuk and winger Geoff Courtnall, two of Mike Keenan's big offseason acquisitions, felt Keenan's wrath Tuesday night.Keenan benched both in the Blues' 7-4 loss to the Boston Bruins. Neither played much in the second period and found themselves...
. . . and a Plea for Understanding
As 400,000 black men were pledging in Washington to become masters of their fate, President Bill Clinton was in Austin, Texas, Monday calling on whites and blacks to understand one another. There is nothing novel or daring about that idea, yet few leaders...
Antibiotics Help Stop Lyme Disease
Dear Dr. Donohue: This is about Lyme disease. How long should one remain on antibiotics before you can have a true blood test? How do you know when you are cured? Can it recur? Please discuss the difference in appearance between erythema migrans and...
Anti-Gay Ad Draws Criticism Fund-Raising Maneuver or Statement of Facts?
The National Education Association and gay groups assert that an anti-gay ad printed in newspapers around the country, including the Post-Dispatch, is full of fiction.The conservative group placing the ad, Concerned Women for America, says it is simply...
Area Men Return: `We Are Resolved'
Packed in the baggage of those returning Tuesday from Washington's Million Man March were several pounds of positives. Here is a sampling of interviews by telephone and in person at Lambert Field, and at the old Sears building on Kingshighway, where...
Bailey Faces Extra Hurdles This Year Rams' Running Back Shows Resilience
There was more to Johnny Bailey's sluggish preseason than the fact he reported slightly overweight. Or was slowed by back spasms and muscle problems. Or suffered from asthma in the sweltering St. Louis summer.The weekend after the Rams' June minicamp...
Bill's Speed Angers Some Critics Say Measure Bails out Insurers
Insurance interests are pushing Congress for quick approval of legislation intended to protect victims of natural disasters. But critics contend the measure will do more to bail out the nation's biggest insurers.The legislation would dramatically reshape...
Black and Jewish Leaders Think Positive
RELATIONS BETWEEN blacks and Jews in St. Louis will continue to improve regardless of a "bloodsucker" remark by Louis Farrakhan, leaders of relations between the two groups said Tuesday.Don Wolff, co-chairman of the African-American Jewish Dialogue Committee,...
Black Men Take March to Heart - and Home
Black men energized by the huge rally in the nation's capital began spreading the spirit Tuesday, making plans to clean up inner-city neighborhoods back home, register voters and simply help one another survive.Meanwhile, as Washington returned to normal,...
Black Talk: Katz Says Switch Will Fill Niche
The phone lines are buzzing at KATZ-AM 1600, St. Louis' first 24-hour black talk-radio station.African-Americans in St. Louis are tuning in to discuss viewpoints on the O.J. Simpson verdict, the Million Man March and other political and social issues."African-Americans...
Blues Get the Blahs, Bruins Get the Win
The boobirds returned to Kiel Center on Tuesday night, but their displeasure was misdirected.Fans booed goalie Grant Fuhr and cheered replacement Pat Jablonski when coach Mike Keenan pulled Fuhr with 7:40 to play after Boston scored its sixth goal in...
Breckenridge, Bruening Lead Packs; Vikes, Pioneers Titlists
Few - if any - surprises occurred in the Gateway Athletic Conference Cross Country Championship Meet held Friday at McNair Park.As expected, Duchesne's girls and Francis Howell's boys captured the team titles, while St. Charles West senior Tom Breckenridge...
Briefs
WORLD HAITI Premier Resigns; Economic Plan In Doubt</P><P>Prime Minister Smarck Michel, under fire for a sweeping plan to sell off state-run enterprises, has resigned, the Senate president said Tuesday.</P><P>Michel's departure...
Briefs
MISSOURI ANTI-BIGOTRY RALLY Former Sen. Eagleton To Be Featured Speaker</P><P>The St. Louis and St. Louis County governments are joining with several regional groups to hold a unity rally next month to oppose bigotry and hate and to...
Call Waiting: No Answer Yet on Cell Phone Safety
Debbra Wright, a real estate manager for a cellular phone company in Phoenix, used to live by her portable telephone - and now has a brain tumor. She contends the hand-held models she used daily for six years are responsible.Susan Reynard of St. Petersburg,...
Chain's Falling Prices Don't Merit a Jot
Virginia Berger was looking for the best buy on Tylenol, Maalox, Ben-Gay and other over-the-counter medications when a Wal-Mart clerk told her to put away her pen and paper.Jotting down prices, she was told, is against store policy. "I was so angry and...
City May Go to Bat for Association If It Folds Board Considers Running Youth Baseball Program
Lake Saint Louis may be going into the baseball business pending the demise of the Lake Saint Louis Athletic Association.Officials of the athletic association have proposed disbanding and letting the city take over its functions.City Administrator Ron...
College Update: Women
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITYName-dropping: How's this for a bizarre Friday the 13th? The indomitable WU volleyball team lost back-to-back matches for the first time in more than six years, then came back to post the 400th victory of coach Teri Clemens' career...
Confession Blames Gang War for Killing
In a videotaped confession, Ronnell Mottley said he thought the occupants of a red Fiero were rival gang members when he fired shots into a car in Maryland Heights last year killing the car's owner, Shelly Campbell.The videotape was played Tuesday for...
Conversations about Race
After listening to Bill Clinton's admirable speech from Austin, Texas, about race in America, I did exactly what he told me to do: I went out and talked about race with black people.It was easy. I went to the Mall, to the Million Man March organized...
Cross-Checking around the Nhl
Central DivisionJets coach Terry Simpson says he will go with the hot hand in goal. But Nikolai Khabibulin won his first two starts, then watched Tim Cheveldae step in and go 0-2-1 in his first three games. The Jets insist that Cheveldae has outplayed...
Denver Demolishes Oakland Mystique
So much for the infamous Oakland Raiders mystique. And the idea that the Denver Broncos are about as soft as the powder at the top of Vail Mountain. Or the thinking that John Elway couldn't hit the broad side of Al Davis' bottom when he sees guys wearing...
Denver Destroys Oakland Mystique
So much for the infamous Oakland Raiders mystique. And the idea that the Denver Broncos are about as soft as the powder at the top of Vail Mountain. Or the thinking that John Elway couldn't hit the broad side of Al Davis' bottom when he sees guys wearing...
Developmental Dovetailing
WHEN MY SON Charlie was 10 months old, we signed up for a mother-and-child gym program. A first-time mom, I was proud of my baby's accomplishments, which included rolling over, sitting up and crawling.After the first class, I went home and checked the...
Drafting of Master Plan to Begin
Nearly 100 volunteers will get down to work tonight on the job of drafting a master plan for St. Charles County's development through the year 2010.The volunteers will be organized into committees, which will concentrate on subjects ranging from parks...
Duchesne Dominates in Girls Gac Running
Bob Busby knew the girls cross country team at Duchesne High would be good. He just didn't know how good."This is my second year as head coach, so I'm still learning myself," he explained. "But I knew we had some talented runners coming back and that...
Edmonton Ends New Jersey's Winning Streak at 16 Games
The New Jersey Devils were going to lose at some point this season, but to the Edmonton Oilers?Bill Ranford made 38 saves and Zdeno Ciger had a goal and an assist as the previously winless Edmonton handed the defending Stanley Cup champion Devils their...
`Farm' Renovation Project Set to Begin
The renovation of The Farm, the apartment complex in Harvester, is expected to begin in about one month.The general contractor on the renovation is Ben F. Blanton of St. Peters. David McMillen of Blanton says the first job will be to remove asbestos...
Farrakhan's Message Is Not Unique, Religious Leaders Say
Few people disagreed with the stated objectives of the Million Man March of black men on Washington. Given the deplorable state of the black family, not many could oppose black men "repenting and atoning for sin," as organizers put it.If it was nothing...
Fast Data Transfer over Cable Network Remains a Fantasy
Imagine a service that lets you connect to the World Wide Web 100 times faster than you can today. Now imagine getting charged for it on your monthly cable TV bill.For more than a year, on-line companies and cable TV operators have promised that such...
For Rodney Dangerfield: Respect Goes a Long Way
IT IS NOON on a weekday, and if Rodney Dangerfield has been out of bed for long, he masks it well. His eyes are red and even puffier than they appear when he's performing. In his pajamas and robe, he's wrapping up some business on the phone and working...
Fun with Music: Homemade Tools
IF your kids are past the pots and pans section of the "kinder" orchestra at your house, here are some fun instruments made from castoffs that both young and old can create together for a family jam session. When your instruments are complete, and the...
Garcia Does Double Duty during Chamber Concert
JOSE-LUIS Garcia brought to Powell Hall his twin gifts as conductor and violinist in the season's first Chamber Orchestra concert Saturday night. He provided and evoked a host of gorgeous sounds during the deeply satisfying evening.Much of the satisfaction...
Giants', Jets' Home to Be Renovated
Giants Stadium is in for a $37 million renovation in which 32 new luxury boxes and 794 club seats are scheduled to be installed by 1997.The National Football League's New York Giants and New York Jets, who play in the facility in East Rutherford, N.J.,...
Heart and Soul Boy, 8, Helps Save 4 by Donating Organs
Fourteen months before he was killed at age 8, Michael Jordan Shea told his parents that he had decided to become an organ donor.Michael's grandfather had died and after a family discussion, Michael announced that, "I want to give my heart away if I...
Henson Gets It in Writing: Illini Will Run This Season
Last season, it was the "new motion offense." This season, Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson promises that his team will run the floor on offense more frequently, hoping to create easy shots.Last season's offense didn't look much different from the...
Hillary Clinton Shrugs off Scrutiny as Part of Role Being the President's Wife Leads to `an Inevitable Double Bind,' She Says
The role of first lady puts a woman in "an inevitable double bind" that makes it difficult to fulfill the expectations of the American public, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday.In an interview near the end of a six-day Latin America trip, Mrs. Clinton...
Hilton Hotel Downtown Rumored in Talks Phase
SCOOP DU JOUR: City Hallers have it that brass from Hilton Hotels Corp. have been in conclaves with officials about putting up a Hilton banner above a convention hotel in downtown St. Louis. The Hilton chiefs have been invited back for more talks.FOR...
House Republicans Change Bill to Boost Medicare in Rural Areas
House Republican leaders agreed Tuesday to increase Medicare reimbursements for rural areas and considered other late changes in Medicaid and environmental provisions of their balanced-budget bill.Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia and other GOP leaders...
Hundreds in City Get Free Shots to Keep Flu Bug from Biting
The flu shot season opened in the city Tuesday, when about 300 people got free vaccinations at Cardinal Ritter Institute, 4483 Lindell Boulevard.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta recommends that people get flu shots between mid-October...
Indians Fly the Al Pennant Cleveland Turns Back Seattle 4-0
The Cleveland Indians overcame it all - Randy Johnson, the Kingdome and history.The epitome of bad baseball for four decades, the Indians reached the World Series for the first time since 1954, beating the Seattle Mariners 4-0 Wednesday night to win...
Interference with Pacemakers, Hearing Aids Studied
Cellular telephone companies and the federal government are looking into how some digital cellular telephones can interfere with cardiac pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators and hearing aids.Investigators in Italy, Switzerland and Australia have found...
Jonathan Silverman: A Most Eligible Guy
JONATHAN Silverman is keenly aware of the pros and cons of starring in a television series.Though the 29-year-old actor has appeared in more than 18 movies (including both "Weekend at Bernie's" comedies) and headlined on Broadway in Neil Simon's Tony...
Leyland Decides to Remain with Pirates
Jim Leyland, quieting rumors that he wants to move to a contending team, agreed Tuesday to manage the Pittsburgh Pirates through 2000.The Pirates, moving to stabilize their management before new owners take over, also signed general manager Cam Bonifay...
Lofton's Dash Deflates Mariners
For one season-wrecking instant, the Seattle Mariners forgot just how darned fast Kenny Lofton can run.Lofton stunned the Mariners by scoring from second base on a passed ball in the eighth inning Tuesday night, a play that all but clinched the Cleveland...
Mallinckrodt Sells Animal-Feed Unit
Mallinckrodt Group Inc. sold its animal-feed business Tuesday for $110 million, saying the unit, though profitable, wasn't likely to meet "our ambitious growth targets."The feed business, which produced $169 million in revenue for the year that ended...
Man Who Ran around Says It Wasn't Worth It
Dear Abby: I can answer the letter from "Upset and Impatient," the married woman who was waiting for her married lover to leave his wife.I cheated on my wife for years. Then, about 10 years ago, I had an affair with a woman and we fell in love. When...
March Drew Middle-Class Blacks
THE BLACK MEN who came to Washington to march on the Mall were younger, wealthier and better-educated than black Americans as a whole. They also were far more willing to see Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader, assume a more prominent leadership...
Mark Twain Says Buyout's off Stock Backtracks after Talks with Unnamed Suitor Fall Through
Negotiations to sell Mark Twain Bancshares Inc. failed, the bank said Tuesday. And the news sent its high-flying stock price back down from its lofty heights.The bank said it couldn't agree on a price with an un-named buyer.The stock fell $2.37 1/2 to...
Mar's Popular Drag Season Winding Down
The drag-racing season at Mid-America Raceways in Wentzville may be winding down, but interest remains high."We had a real good turnout - 230 or more entries Sunday," MAR spokeswoman Ann Vehige said. "The weather has been good and we're getting good...
Million Man March an Uphill Climb to Streets of St. Louis
LATE IN THE EVENING on the Day of Atonement, Cody was standing on the corner of Beacon and Harney in the neighborhood of Walnut Park in north St. Louis.His presence seemed suspicious.In the movie that is life in Walnut Park, the corner of Beacon and...
Morning Briefing
Sun Microsystems Stock Rises On Strong Profit</P><P>Sun Microsystems Inc. shares shot 15 percent higher Tuesday, a day after the company said it more than doubled its first-quarter profit and soundly beat analysts' estimates.</P><P>The...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Hey . . . HEY! . . . HEY!!!Does anybody realize that the Rams and 49ers are playing a BIG game Sunday at Busch Stadium? Apparently not, judging by the accounts of STEVE YOUNG's shoulder injury that flowed from the Fourth Estate on Monday. Here's a sampling:San...
Nike Plugs Women's Sports
It has the look of cinema verite, quick camera takes and slow-mo shots of girls on a playground. Over the muffled sounds of play come their haunting voices:"If you let me play, if you let me play sports..."And then the litany:"I will be 60 percent less...
Niners Have Dallas on Mind, Rams on Card
Here's a bulletin for the San Francisco 49ers: You're coming to St. Louis this weekend, and the Dallas Cowboys won't be here.Surprised?The Rams are in first place in the National Football Conference West, the division the 49ers are accustomed to winning...
No Joke: Indians Are Champs Cleveland Tops Seattle for Al Flag
They were the epitome of bad baseball for four decades, stuck in a stadium called the Mistake by the Lake and so terrible they inspired movies about a team that never won.Make no mistake now.These Cleveland Indians are definitely major league.The Indians...
Now Playing: Illini Import Dilger Sparking Colts
One game it's Marshall Faulk. Another game it's Jim Harbaugh. Every game, lately, though, it's Ken Dilger, a big tight end and a big reason the Indianapolis Colts are surprising a lot of the NFL heavyweights.Dilger, a second-round draft pick out of Illinois,...
O'fallon Adds Skill to Its Hustling Reputation
When the O'Fallon (Ill.) Panthers knocked off DeSmet 3-1 in the first round of pool play at the Granite City Tournament of Champions earlier this month, it caught the attention of many area soccer fans.What happened? Is O'Fallon for real?"We were outplayed,"...
Old Means Storied Store Will Fold . .
In 1810, Ferdinand Rozier and John James Audubon arrived on the banks of the Mississippi River near Ste. Genevieve with 200 barrels of whiskey to start a trading post.Audubon soon tired of the mercantile business and went back to drawing birds. Rozier...
(Old Means Storied Store Will Fold. . .) . . . While Old Levi's Turn to Seller's Gold
It's not that Bruce Shapiro needs another pair of jeans. He's got seven pairs of Levi's at home.And he definitely doesn't need size 44s, since his waist measures a trim 35 inches.But he and his brother, Max, wanted a pair of size 44 Levi's - circa 1927...
Paris Subway Blast Injures 29; Bomb Is 6th since Midsummer
Bombers blew up another crowded subway car Tuesday, turning it into a mass of mangled steel and thrashing injured.The bomb wounded 29 people, blowing off the legs and feet of some riders. Authorities described the weapon as a steel canister filled with...
People
In Style mag offers some interesting glimpses at the houses of the rich and famous - different digs, as it were, for different gigs.SIGOURNEY WEAVER inhabits an apartment in New York - which, she says, is just where she wants to be. Once, at a suburban...
Pirates, Bulldogs to Battle in Key League Match Today
The volleyball teams from Fort Zumwalt South and St. Charles high schools will square off today in a key Gateway Athletic Conference match.The varsity match will begin at approximately 5 p.m.St. Charles, the defending GAC champion, is 7-0 atop the conference....
Plan for Bosnia: Big, Tough Force but Senators Have Doubts about Wisdom of Sending Troops
Administration officials sought on Tuesday to allay concerns in Congress over sending U.S. peacekeeping troops to Bosnia-Herzegovina. They said that although the mission was risky, the force would be "the biggest, toughest and meanest dog in town."President...
Planner Suggests Interim School Area Needs Vocation Site Now, He Says
St. Louis should have a temporary site for a new vocational education high school up and running in September 1996 until a permanent high school is ready, says the planning coordinator of a group planning a new vocational education district for St. Louis...
Prison Neighbor Urges Guards to Aim Better
Never mind good fences. Vivian Boswell says better marksmanship would make the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center a better neighbor.Boswell, who has the Pacific prison's 1,100 inmates as next-door neighbors, fired several shots at one of five inmates...
Problem Gambling Gets Attention National Program to Get Rolling in Kc
A national foundation to study and treat problem gambling will be set up here this year by the gaming industry, The Kansas City Star reported Tuesday.Frank Fahrenkopf Jr., head of the American Gaming Association, announced the plan Monday at a press...
Progress Report: What Happens When
THE ages here, meant to be used only as guidelines, suggest periods of time during which many babies reach the listed milestones. Some babies will learn a skill at an age younger than that listed, while others will accomplish the task when they are older.If...
Raising a Stink Neighbors Complain of Factory Processing Flavor for Pet Food
Sometimes, high technology stinks.Ask a group of people who live and work on the northern fringes of O'Fallon and the southern edge of St. Paul. They say an odor coming from Applied Food Biotechnology Inc. is so offensive that they must limit their time...
Selling Smoke: Tobacco Ads a Powerful Draw to Teens, Study Finds
Tobacco advertising is a central factor in encouraging teen-agers to start smoking, perhaps twice as strong an influence as peer pressure, researchers said Tuesday.The researchers say their finding contradicts the tobacco industry's claim that advertising...
She's Late, She's Late, for Very Important Dates
Dear Ann Landers: My 17-year-old daughter is driving me crazy. "Eloise" is chronically late for everything. It has gotten so bad that she failed two subjects last term because of her tardiness.Her teacher called me numerous times to let me know that...
Smith Implores Missouri Fans Not to Abandon Hope
Part of the burden of taking over a football program infested with a decade of decay, Larry Smith knew, was that those years of no-mentum would be promptly affixed to his own ledger.Those who follow the University of Missouri, then, would be more likely...
Sports Shorts
Baseball Reported To Be Near Deal With Fox, CBS, Cable TV</P><P>Major-league baseball is nearing a new TV deal that would give it network coverage on Fox and CBS, as well as putting some playoff games on cable television, sources confirmed...
Standards for Missouri's Students
Nothing would seem to be as simple as drawing up a set of standards and expectations for students and teachers to use as their guide, but the path from idea to reality has become an unexpected minefield. On the national level, standards about how to...
Subtracting Anxiety from Test Scene
HAVE you ever had the test dream? The one where you're in college again, taking a final, and as you clutch your empty blue book you realize that you have never attended a single class all semester?There are, of course, many variations on this hideous...
Support Groups
TodayAlcoholics Anonymous will meet at noon and 6 and 8 p.m. at Sonderen Club, 212 Sonderen, O'Fallon.Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Health Center, Third Street and First Capitol Drive, St. Charles.A grief support group for residents...
Teacher's Death Is Ruled a Homicide Hearing Set for Boy, 9, Who Tussled with Her
A St. Louis Juvenile Court judge will decide this week what to do with a 9-year-old boy who tussled with his teacher, who then suffered a fatal heart attack on Oct. 10.The juvenile court hearing, which will be closed to the public, follows a ruling Tuesday...
Technology Earnings Help Push Stocks Up
U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, and the Nasdaq Composite Index posted its biggest gain in a week, as investors anticipated rising profits from technology companies, especially Microsoft Corp.International Business Machines Corp. rebounded from a 2 3/4-point...
Thanks to Call Waiting, There's Never a Doubt
SOME PEOPLE wait a lifetime for a coincidence like this one. Frank Jones didn't have to. He has call waiting.Frank runs the Jones Appliance Co., 4215 South Kingshighway. He sells TVs, dishwashers and refrigerators to his South Side neighbors, including...
The Changing Face of Hunger in St. Louis Area
Our food pantry sees families three days a week. One gray and drizzly morning, on a day the pantry wasn't open, a man knocked and asked for food. His daughter, blonde, 3 years old and clutching daddy's hand, smiled when I let them in.Things had been...
The `Charming' Louis Farrakhan Calypso Music Period Isn't Part of Resume
SHE knew him as "The Charmer," and he certainly was that. A lean and handsome young man, with a hint of island breeze in his patter, he'd drop by Daisy's desk at the neighborhood newspaper every so often with a new publicity photo, hoping to plug one...
Tie-D Up: Domi Is No Hit with Nhl Brass
When our hero, Tie "The Albanian Aggressor" Domi, was called on the carpet by the National Hockey League brass Tuesday, it was not to collect player-of-the-week honors. He was called in for a spanking - and an eight-game suspension.Domi sucker-punched...
Wendell Bailey Tries to Figure Where He Fits in '96 Gop Plan
ASK WENDELL BAILEY whether he's serious about running for statewide office in 1996, and you get a direct answer:"It's hard for me to imagine a Republican ticket without Wendell Bailey's name on it."One of Missouri's most colorful Republican politicians,...
What's Happening
MAMMOGRAPHYWentzville: St. Luke's Mobile Mammography Unit will be screening.Place: St. Luke's Health Center, 1101 East South Service Road.Time: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday.Program: Mammography screening is the most effective method of early detection...
When a Parent Is Gay Teen-Agers Frequently Face Confusion, Shame, Depression, Anger and a Need for Friends
Stefan Lynch grew up knowing his parents were gay. He was 2 years old when his father cam out; 5 when his mother fell in love with a woman."Because I was so young, it wasn't such a shock," says Stefan, now 23. "It didn't get to be a problem until junior...
Windows 95 Boosts Microsoft Earnings 58%
Microsoft Corp., buoyed by strong sales of its Windows 95 software, on Tuesday reported a 58 percent profit jump for its first fiscal quarter.The performance exceeded analysts' expectations and will likely improve investors' view of the technology sector,...
Winfield's `Nerves' Settle for 3rd
The Winfield High Warriors seemed loose. They seemed relaxed. Then their Class 2A-3A softball semifinal game began."If we just could've gotten through that first inning, I think we would've been fine," first-year coach Skip Hale said. But Winfield pitcher...
Woman with Tb Sues Mac, Airline
A Texas woman is suing American Airlines and McDonnell Douglas Corp. after allegedly contracting tuberculosis aboard a flight from Dallas to Memphis, Tenn., in October 1993.The woman, Barbara Tuthill, contends that another passenger had a highly contagious...
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