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Articles from June 10, 1995

3-Run Seventh Pushes Reds Past Astros 6-3
Hal Morris' sacrifice fly drove in the go-ahead run in Cincinnati's three-run seventh inning and Tim Pugh got his fourth successive victory, leading the Reds to a 6-3 victory Thursday night over the Houston Astros in Houston.Reds shortstop Barry Larkin...
Agriculture Secretary Backs Flood Control Glickman Tours River Bottoms, Promises U.S. Help for Farmers
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman toured flooded Missouri River bottoms Friday, promised federal help for farmers and said he'd like to see more flood control for the fertile flatlands."I'm not one of those people who want this land to go back...
A Revamped Hud May Survive
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros may have saved his department from elimination by proposing far-reaching reform that changed the minds of even some hard-line budget cutters. HUD was one of several federal agencies targeted for demise...
Ashcroft Defends Welfare Plan He Says States Should Be Trusted to Handle Grants Appropriately
Sen. John Ashcroft, R-Mo., said Friday that giving individual states the power to set welfare benefits and work requirements would not make the system perfect, but "it will be very difficult for it to be worse."Ashcroft is touring the state to get reactions...
Attendance Jostles Labor atop Baseball's Worry List
Big-league baseball keeps blowing tires."We started as an industry facing labor problems," Cardinals President Mark Lamping said. "Now, we have labor and sales problems. I'm more concerned with the sales problems in many ways."Owners didn't ignore labor...
At&t, Unions Agree on New Pact Workers Report Gains in Pay, Health Care
AT&T and unions representing 110,000 of its workers reached agreement Friday on a new three-year contract, spokesmen for both sides said."We made substantial improvement in the areas of wages, health care, pension benefits, employment security and training...
Blackhawks Stave off Elimination Red Wings Go to Sleep Instead of Getting Sweep
Instead of going for a sweep in the National Hockey League's Western Conference Finals on Thursday night at United Center, the Detroit Red Wings went to sleep.The Chicago Blackhawks staved off elimination, at least for one game, beating the slumbering...
Bobbles, Brawl Featured in Boston Loss to Angels
The California Angels capitalized on two eighth-inning errors to overtake the Boston Red Sox 10-8 Thursday night in Boston in a game marked by a brawl.Trailing 8-7, California scored twice in the eighth when the first six batters reached base. The Angels...
Braves Win Pitchers' Duel, Defeat Cardinals 3-2 in 10
Major League Baseball, haunted by small crowds and long games, found the answer to the second problem Friday night - Ken Hill and Greg Maddux.Those two righthanders, more than $9 million of pitching talent after Hill having agreed to terms earlier in...
Briefs
NATION NEW YORK CITY Officer Resigns, 2 Others Suspended In Drunken Spree</P><P>One police officer has resigned and two others have been suspended for their part in a drunken rampage in a Washington hotel three weeks ago.</P><P>The...
Briefs
NATION NEW YORK Officer Resigns, 2 Others Suspended In Drunken Spree</P><P>One New York City police officer has resigned and two others have been suspended for their part in a drunken rampage in a Washington hotel three weeks ago....
Briefs
EAST ST. LOUIS Man Gets 11 Years In Attack On Trooper</P><P>Robert Bradley was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison - four years more than the usual maximum - for attacking an undercover state trooper in a prostitution sting in...
Briefs
MISSOURI ROCKWOOD SCHOOLS Three On Short List For Superintendent</P><P>The Rockwood School Board has narrowed its search for superintendent to three finalists, including John Oldani, superintendent of the Francis Howell School District...
Chang Charges into French Final Opposite Muster
Delivering a dose of his own medicine to two-time defending champion Sergi Bruguera, Michael Chang roared into the final of the French Open Friday by parlaying a dexterous blend of high topspin lobs and flawless baseline drives into a 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 victory.Chang,...
Chang No Clay Pigeon in Open Beats Bruguera in Semifinals, Must Pass Muster in Title Match
Delivering a dose of his own medicine to two-time defending champion Sergi Bruguera, Michael Chang roared into the final of the French Open Friday by parlaying a dexterous blend of high topspin lobs and flawless baseline drives into a 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 victory.Chang,...
Christopher Reeve: No Protection against Bad Luck Helmet Offers No Defense against Spinal Injuries
ACTOR CHRISTOPHER REEVE was wearing both a riding helmet and a padded safety vest when he was thrown from his horse a week and a half ago. Protective helmets are standard equipment for equestrians today as well as for a growing number of in-line skaters,...
Christopher Reeve: No Protection against Bad Luck the Neck Is Vulnerable to Injury in a Serious Fall
WHEN actor Christopher Reeve was thrown from his horse, he maimed one of the best-protected parts of the body - the spinal cord - at its most vulnerable point. Reeve hit the ground head-first, crushing bones in his neck."The neck is an incredibly sophisticated...
CIA Sex-Bias Suit Settled over Women's Protest
A federal judge approved a $990,000 settlement of a sex-discrimination suit against the CIA on Friday, despite the objections of nine of the 10 women who filed the action.U.S. District Judge Albert V. Bryan Jr. said the settlement of the class-action...
Cocaine Czar Is Captured Seized Colombian Headed Cali Cartel
Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela, head of the Cali cocaine cartel and one of the world's most wanted drug traffickers, was captured Friday by Colombian police as he hid in a closet and begged that he not be harmed.Rodriguez Orejuela was cornered in an apartment...
Doctors Mix Medicine, Prayer in Pittsburgh Clinic, 3 Young Physicians Treat Souls as Well as Bodies
A trip to the doctor typically ends with a prescription, a pat on the back and a bill. Three idealists in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods have added God to the mixture.The doctors at the new North Side Christian Health Center ask patients to...
`Duke' vs. Razor for Heavyweight (Sort of) Crown
Tommy Morrison, the once and future Hollywood star, still thinks he can be the once and future heavyweight king.So Morrison (44-2-1) faces Donovan "Razor" Ruddock (28-4-1) at 8 tonight in Kansas City for the world title of something called the International...
E. St. Louis Coach Has Reunion with Clinton at White House
President Bill Clinton held a reunion Friday in the White House, inviting Bob Shannon, the East St. Louis High School football coach, and almost four dozen other Americans to lunch.The guests were Clinton's "Faces of Hope" - Americans who met and made...
Fertility Clinic Scandal Leaves Parents Stunned Couple Wonders How Many Children They Have; Records Show Her Eggs Went to Another Woman
IN NOVEMBER 1991, Dr. Ricardo H. Asch, then head of the fertility clinic at the University of California, Irvine, placed five tiny embryos into Debbie Challender's fallopian tubes."You will be pregnant," she remembers Asch saying.She'd heard it before:...
Fire Spurs Homesteading Program New Life Evangelistic Center Aims to Help Low-Income, Homeless
Robert and Judith Jones and their seven children have spent the past two months living in church basements. They're desperate for a home.`We just need a place of our own," said Robert Jones, whose family lost their mobile home in Collinsville in a fire...
Flippy, Flared Skirt Is Simple to Make
Dear Eunice Farmer: I am 16-year-old and have taken a few sewing lessons. Now I'm hooked! I don't think I'm advanced enough to make anything too difficult, but I would sure like to make one of those flippy flared skirts that I see in the stores. Please...
For 310 City Youngsters, Work Is Just Beginning at Summer Internships Program Here Is Model for Others across the Nation
Randy Simon is ready to turn in his lazy days of summer for a suit and tie, and hope for the future."I want . . . I need to know how to be a professional to succeed in life," said Simon, a Webster Groves High School senior participating in the St. Louis...
Former Twin Versalles Found Dead
Zoilo Versalles, the American League MVP in 1965 when he led the Minnesota Twins to their first World Series, was found dead at his home Friday in Bloomington, Minn.Versalles, 55, a native of Cuba, played shortstop for the Washington Senators in 1959...
Further Afield from Whitewater
The Whitewater investigation continues to move further from the White House and the administration of President Bill Clinton, which probably explains why Republicans in Washington had so little to say after Wednesday's indictment of Jim Guy Tucker, Mr....
Golfers Phone in Differing Views on Changing Forest Park Course
Golfers either like it or hate it.When it comes to the idea of rebuilding the Forest Park golf course, there was little middle ground among those who offered their comments Friday on PostLine.Moving and altering the golf course is among the proposals bandied...
Harrison Wins Women's Crown Then Watches Clark Beat Ward in Men's Semifinal of Davis Tourney
Having defeated Mary Rumbaoa 7-5, 6-3 for the women's title in the Dwight Davis Championships, 16-year-old Tina Harrison stuck around to watch the men play Friday night at the Dwight Davis Center. Like everyone else, she marveled at Toby Clark as he...
Help Yourself!
Aluminum tubing</P><P>Texas Towers, 1108 Summit Ave., Suite 4, Plano, TX 75074 carries tubing. - C.O.R.</P><P>Branneky Hardware, 739-0960, carries aluminum tubing. - B.B. American flag</P><P>I have a metal American...
Hot Dogs, Cool Name They're 1st Steps in a Fresh Start for Neighborhood
A neighborhood group south of Tower Grove Park is hoping that hot dogs and a new street name will help overcome the bad memories of a jumbled drug raid in which police wounded two of their own.The style stuff is a start, anyway. Leaders of the 3100 block of...
How to Keep Athlete's Foot at Bay
Dear Dr. Donohue: My son is a swimmer who seems to get athlete's foot every three months like clockwork. I am so mad at the school, because I think he is picking it up in the shower room. They assure me that great care is given to cleaning the shower-room floors,...
In New Hampshire Stay, Gingrich Seeks.Moose?
House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed into New Hampshire on Friday, insisting that he was looking for moose - not presidential support. But he said with a smile that he was available if President Bill Clinton wanted to sit down and talk issues.Clinton...
Jet Firm Says It Will Put Plant in Missouri or Iowa
VisionAire Corp. of Chesterfield, which wants to build a new line of corporate jets, said Friday that it will build a factory in either Missouri or Iowa."We started out looking at about 30 communities, but we have narrowed it to Ames, Iowa, and Cape...
Key Man in Rams' St. Louis Move Has Heart Bypass
Bernie Bits:We offer our best wishes for a speedy recovery to Al Kerth of the Fleishman-Hillard public relations firm. He underwent emergency coronary bypass surgery on Wednesday. Al's wife, Susan, says he's doing well and resting comfortably at Barnes...
Love Fest in Kemper Second Round
Davis Love III had played a better round of golf. Twice before, in fact.No one, however, ever had a lower round at the Kemper Open than he did Friday.Love shot an 8-under-par 63, matching the course and tournament record, for a 2-stroke lead over Scott...
Magnet Preschool Lets Neighbors In
Peggy Sutton's daughter, Ariel, will be 4 in August 1997. Old enough to take advantage of a federal court ruling Thursday that allows 72 children in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood to attend the new Stix magnet preschool when it opens in September 1997.Stix...
Magnet Preschool Opened to Neighborhood
Peggy Sutton's daughter, Ariel, will be 4 in August 1997. Old enough to take advantage of a federal court ruling Thursday that allows 72 children in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood to attend the new Stix magnet preschool when it opens in September 1997.Stix...
Marine's Mother Relieved Alton Man Had Role in Bosnian Mission
Carol Watsker of Alton worried that her son, Marine Cpl. Ryan Maher, could face hazardous duty when he got orders to ship out to the Bosnia-Herzegovina area in March.So she said Friday that she felt great relief - and strong pride - when she learned...
Milan Venezia's Bond Revoked Gambling Case Figure Accused of Drug Deals
Milan Venezia, arrested for dealing in marijuana while free on bond in a high-profile federal racketeering case, didn't even try to persuade a judge in a hearing Friday to let him out again.Prosecutors used Venezia's own signed statements and other evidence...
Mizzou Raises Its Sights
Charles Kiesler, the chancellor of the University of Missouri at Columbia, doesn't like to talk about raising admission standards for freshmen. He prefers to talk about cutting the size of the freshman class, to give each student more attention. Either...
Morning Briefing
Price Report Shows Inflation Is In Check</P><P>Wholesale prices flattened out in May after an April spurt, suggesting that inflationary pressures were easing in the face of a slowing economy.</P><P>"It looks like the price...
Msd: Sludge Work May Worsen Stench Neighbors of Coldwater Plant Protest Stink
Ron and Karla Stitt would like to take their daughters, 2 and 4, for walks in the evening in their Sunland Hills subdivision in north St. Louis County near Florissant.But they say they are homebound and can't even open their windows because of foul odors...
National Checks out of St. Louis Schnucks Completes Paperwork after FTC Oks Grocery Buyout
Craig D. Schnuck set the machinery in motion Friday to complete a goal he has pursued for more than a year: Buying National Super Markets Inc.'s St. Louis stores and converting them to Schnucks stores.The Federal Trade Commission made public Friday its...
Neutralizing Car out of Control
Dear Tom and Ray: A tragic accident happened this past spring in the Denver area. A woman was driving a U-Haul truck on the interstate when the accelerator stuck in the full open position. She fought it for a mile apparently, before hitting numerous vehicles...
No. 1 Vicario vs. No. 2 Graf for Title, Rank Top Spot in Tennis Is at Stake in French Open Women's Final
It's an ideal matchup: No. 1-ranked Arantxa Sanchez Vicario of Spain vs. No. 2 Steffi Graf of Germany for the top rung in women's tennis and the French Open title.The two play today, with Graf seeking her fourth French Open championship and Sanchez Vicario...
No. 7 Hot Again Mantle Merchandise Selling as It Did in His Heyday
Doug Stein went rummaging through his basement after he heard that Mickey Mantle was sick."I had a Mantle jersey and I needed to know after like 25 years, whether I still had it buried in a box," said the 47-year-old Philadelphia resident on vacation...
Non-Candidate Gingrich Surprises White House
As he insisted anew that he was not running for president, House Speaker Newt Gingrich caught the White House off guard Friday and accepted President Bill Clinton's offer for a forum with New Hampshire voters. Both sides said they welcomed a showdown...
One Last Lecture Here's What College Graduates Need to Know about Money
MICHELLE Wisdom isn't like half her friends.The 22-year-old college graduate from Oklahoma City doesn't owe a penny. She actually has money coming to her."It's exactly $610.55," she said about what's left over from her Texas Christian University scholarship....
Opposition Boycotts Vote, Sparks Flap over Japan's Wwii `Apology'
Japan's governing coalition rammed a resolution of contrition for World War II through Parliament Friday, but an opposition boycott and Asian criticism shattered hopes for a harmonious commemoration of the war's end.Japan's biggest opposition group,...
People
Baby talk:MARK McEWEN of "CBS This Morning" and his wife, Judith Lonsdale-McEwen, have adopted a baby girl, Maya Alexis, their first child.Manila's CORAZON AQUINO became a grandmother last weekend, but unhappily so. Her daughter, 23-year-old Kris, gave...
People & Events
TODAY</P><P>Christian Spirituality in Global Age: Sister Ishpriya, a psychologist and British nun who has lived in India for two decades, teaches eastern spirituality for western minds. She leads two days of prayer and reflection aiming...
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:FATAL ACCIDENTSSt. Clair: Virginia Sohn, 76, of St. Clair, was killed Thursday after...
Politics, Justice and a 12-Year-Old Grudge
Given the power of tradition in the U.S. Senate, breaking the veto that senators have on judicial nominations from their home state probably is too much to hope for. Still, Missourians should be able to expect a little more statesmanship and a lot less pettiness...
Port Sails to Low-Gross Honors 4th Year in Row
When the school year ends, the golf year is just beginning for Ellen Port. A teacher at John Burroughs High, Port officially resumed her golf life by capturing the low-gross trophy in the St. Louis Women's Golf Association Three-Day Medal Tournament...
Postal Service Is Investigating Major-Party Mailings in Illinois
Illinois' Republican and Democratic parties are under investigation by the U.S. Postal Service on suspicion of improper use of mailing permits, an issue that resulted in six-figure assessments against the parties two years ago.A copy of a letter obtained...
Rams Announce Prices for Season Tickets
Fans will sit still a while longer for their seat assignments, but the bill will be in the mail soon for Rams season tickets.The team has set ticket prices for its inaugural season in St. Louis.The prices range from a high of $360 for what's considered...
Rather-Chung Fallout Begins to Subside
THE MORAL of the story, says Connie Chung, "is that some days you're the pigeon and some days you're the statue."Since getting dumped from "CBS Evening News," Chung has been feeling awfully statue-esque. But her statue days, she says, "hopefully, are...
Real Heroes Are Marine Rescuers, Pilot Says but `God's Love' Got Him through Ordeal
A tearful Air Force Capt. Scott O'Grady thanked God on Friday for delivering him from peril and said the Marines who rescued him were the real heroes.Exactly a week earlier, O'Grady was tumbling through the skies, thrust into terror and hostile territory...
Researcher Reports Drop in Level of Dioxin in Blood
A study of people living a stone's throw from a dioxin incinerator in Arkansas found that levels of the toxic chemical in their blood decreased during the three years it was in operation.The study's director presented the results last month to officials...
Rockets Have Another Blast Olajuwon Leads Houston Past Orlando 117-106
The Orlando Magic's high-powered offense broke down, and Houston's road show roared right by.The Rockets, led by Hakeem Olajuwon's 34 points, took a 2-0 lead in the National Basketball Association Finals on Friday night, running past Orlando 117-106....
Rockies Trip Cubs 2-1 for 8th Win in 9 Games
Dante Bichette hit a run-scoring double off Mike Perez in the 10th inning as the Colorado Rockies beat Chicago 2-1 Friday in Chicago for their eighth win in nine games.Mike Kingery opened the inning with an infield single off Perez (0-4), took second...
Savard Breathes New Life into Left-for-Dead Blackhawks Veteran Returns to Old Team and Picks Up a Head of Steam in the Nhl Playoffs
In many ways, it's as though Denis Savard never left.He has the same No. 18 on his Chicago Blackhawks uniform that he wore in his heyday, and he still inspires a roar of anticipation from the home crowd when he speeds up the ice with the puck.Age has...
Senate Approves Bill to Relax Cable Tv, Radio Regulations
The Senate approved a plan Friday that would immediately deregulate rates of small cable systems and eliminate restrictions on how many TV and radio stations one company can own.The plan also includes provisions designed to protect cable customers from...
`Sharp, Searing Pain' Sidelines Watson
While Cardinals manager Joe Torre was trying to figure out what to do with Danny Jackson (0-7) - he was leaning toward taking him out of the rotation - lefthander Allen Watson came up lame Friday. He seemed a strong candidate to join several other pitchers...
She's Upside Down but Still Riding High
FOR 8 1/2 MINUTES today, Pat Wagner will be flying high, her upper body strapped into a harness bolted to a brace atop an airborne vintage Stearman biplane."It feels like a motorcycle ride, without a windscreen. At 90 mph, your arms are flapping, your...
Simpson Jury Sees More Gore Judge Warns against Passion, Prejudice
Warned by the judge not to be swayed by passion or prejudice, jurors in O.J. Simpson's trial saw more photos of Ronald Goldman's slashed throat Friday and heard a coroner's theory that Goldman was pinned in a small area and killed quickly and savagely."He...
Sports Shorts
U.S. Women Advance In Soccer World Cup</P><P>The United States clinched a berth in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup on Friday when European champion Germany routed Brazil 6-1 and Sweden beat Japan 2-0.</P><P>Germany...
Sports Shorts
U.S. Women Advance In Soccer World Cup</P><P>The United States clinched a berth in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup on Friday when European champion Germany routed Brazil 6-1 and Sweden beat Japan 2-0.</P><P>Germany...
Stampede Puts Its Mark on Mustangs Again 53-45
Stampede kicker Tom Whelihan was cut from the team after training camp. But that didn't stop him from working out with the Arena Football League expansion team and gaining back his position.The Stampede (5-0) needed Whelihan to edge the Milwaukee Mustangs...
St. Louis Aldermen Advance Bill on Gaming-Interests' Gifts
St. Louis aldermen tentatively approved on Friday a bill that would bar some elected city officials and candidates from accepting campaign contributions from gambling interests. The St. Louis County Council passed a similar bill in April.The bill would...
Stone Left Cold When Redbirds Drop Soccer Recruit Finally Ends Up at Smu
When Puma Cup all-star Justin Stone signed his national letter of intent Feb. 8, he was excited about playing soccer at Illinois State University for the next four years.As a Parade magazine and National Soccer Coaches Association All-American, he had...
Surgeon: Mantle Doing `Remarkably Well'
The next few days are critical for Mickey Mantle, but the baseball legend survived his first setback after his life-saving liver transplant. Surgeons spent about 30 minutes Friday operating on Mantle to correct bleeding problems that developed following...
Tax Overhaul Again an Issue, Thanks to Presidential Race
WHILE MUCH of the debate in Congress lately has been about how to spend your money, there's been increasing talk about how to get it from you.Eliminating the federal income tax - or at least simplifying it greatly - has long been an attractive concept...
Tears and the Dress Go Together like, Well, Love and Marriage
I DON'T KNOW JULIE Pusateri from Eve.But when I saw her in her wedding dress Thursday, I cried.Then I looked at Julie's mother, Elaine, scrunched up on the sofa next to Julie's Aunt Ruth.Big mistake. The expression on Elaine's face - dazed, tender, bereft...
The Reasons Fraud Is So Hard to Prove
Q: If your car gets repossessed, does the finance company have to sell it? If so, is there a minimum price they have to get? Is it legal for them to sell it to their friends for next to nothing?A: Let's limit the discussion here to consumer goods, because there...
The Rev. Dr. Robert Richards; Performed Las Vegas Weddings
The Rev. Dr. Robert W. "Bob" Richards, a St. Louis native who presided in Las Vegas at more than 63,000 marriages - including those of such celebrities as Redd Foxx, Robert Goulet, Buck Owens and Telly Savalas - died of brain cancer Monday (June 5, 1995)...
The Voice That Is Heard by All, an African Tale
LONG AGO IN AFRICA, the animals gathered together to choose a chief, for one month earlier their chief had died.Elephant, large and lumbering, let out his call, "Erruoooooo. I am the largest among us, and I have the strongest voice. I will always be...
Timber Country Axed from Today's Belmont
Preakness winner Timber Country, who probably would have been the odds-on favorite in today's Belmont Stakes, was scratched Friday from the race because of a fever.The decision to hold out Timber Country, one of two horses with a chance to get trainer...
Usc Nips Miami; to Face Fullerton
All-America Gabe Alvarez had a record-tying five hits and three RBIs Friday night to lead Southern Cal past Miami 7-3 and into the College World Series championship game.Though Alvarez committed an error in the second inning that led to three runs, sixth-seeded...
U.S. Owes George Bush $272,352 Amount Covers His Legal Fees from Iran-Contra Investigation
The government owes former President George Bush $272,352 for legal expenses incurred during a special prosecutor's investigation of his role in the Iran-Contra affair, a court ruled Friday.Bush had sought $461,346, but the panel of three appellate judges...
U.S. to Cut Paperwork on Taxes Small Companies in Line for Break
Calling it "the right way to fix the government," President Bill Clinton promised Friday to cut the amount of paperwork required of taxpayers and small businesses to file wage and tax information.Clinton directed three federal agencies to stop requiring businesses...
Vols' Summitt Puts New Spin on Pay Debate
Making the pay equity case for women's basketball coaches is made even easier when a Pat Summitt is thrown into the debate.The resume of the Tennessee Lady Vols' coach is packed with credentials.As a player, she earned a silver medal as a member of the...
Wakefield Makes a's Knuckle under 4-1
Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, discarded by Pittsburgh in spring training but dominant with Boston, pitched 7 1/3 innings of hitless ball Friday night as the Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1.Wakefield (4-0) finished with a three-hitter. He's won...
What a Circus Shriners Bring Big Top Performances to Busch Stadium
Roy Roff, a Shriner for 40 years, stood outside Busch Stadium Friday selling tickets to a circus that he has never attended - the Shrine Circus.Instead of watching the seven-ring circus, Roff sells tickets, wishes people a good day and hopes a lot of...
What to Do about Mom Who Calls Too Much
Dear Ann Landers: We'd like to share some tips with "Somewhere in Missouri," whose mother phones her four times a day and expects her to do everything.Have your mother assessed by a geriatric psychiatrist for medication. Whether this is a lifelong personality...
White House Doesn't Budge on Bosnian Arms Embargo
The White House stood firm Friday against lifting the arms embargo on Bosnia despite a House vote and a visit from Bosnia's prime minister.A day after the House voted to unilaterally lift the arms ban, Mike McCurry, the White House press secretary, said...
Who'll Buy Stores Is Food for Thought
Who is going to buy 18 National and six Schnucks supermarkets here?It could be:A group of businessmen headed by Lloyd Jordan, who is Mayor Freeman Bosley Jr.'s chief of staff, and backed by Associated Wholesale Grocers of Kansas City.A flock of smaller...
Why It's Wise to Be Skeptical of Polls
BOY, WAS I relieved when I found out cigarettes aren't bad for you!Mind you, I haven't had so much as a single whiff of tobacco in years. But you can imagine my surprise when a study suggested that despite all the evidence linking smoking to disease,...
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