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Herald Journal, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 2007, Logan, Utah Herald Journal 98 124 May 2007 Daily Newspaper SUMMER MOVIES A sneak peak at this years blockbuster film season Cache JAZZ FORCE GAME 7 Kirilenko comes alive in contest at ESA B1 Utah 02007 Weather High 52 Low 32 Mostly cloudy Update The solar system Tiny Mercury has molten fluid scientists discover WASHINGTON AP Research ers have cracked a mystery at the core of Mercury and say theres molten fluid inside the tiny They did it by using the same trick as cooks who want to know if an egg is raw or The finding helps explain the unex discovery several years ago that Mercury has a small magnetic The discovery of the magnetic field by the Mariner 10 spacecraft puzzled who believed that because of its small size the planets core had long ago But the most common explanation for a magnetic field is a molten inte such as on The Moon and for show evidence only of ancient magnetic The Messenger spacecraft is on its way to Mercury and is expected to arrive next but in the meantime researchers led by JeanLuc an assistant professor of astronomy at Cornell launched their own attempt to learn about the plan ets Cooks wondering if an egg is raw or has been cooked have used a sim ple trick for many years spin the A hardboiled egg with a solid interior will spin a raw one with a liquid center will Of Mercury may be but they obviously couldnt spin it they closely studied its movements using telescopes in Cali Puerto Rico and West They sent powerful radar signals at the then received the which appeared as a unique pattern of speckles reflecting the roughness of the planets at widely sepa rated By measuring how long it took for a particular speckle pattern to reproduce at different locations they were able to calculate spin rate with an accuracy of one part in Quick read Go to The Herald Journal Web to cast your vote on todays survey See Tuesdays per for results and a new Important note This is not a scientific sur Results simply reflect the opinions of some of the people visiting the newspapers Web Todays question Are you charitable 2 No Tuesdays survey results Do you like your own name Answers Number Percent 344 2 No 71 Total Responses 415 Index 8 0001 Electricity rate hike sought Proposal would raise business rates to cover utility improvements By Adam Benson staff writer Logan business owners and Utah State University could face electric rate increases this summer to ish reserves and help pay for what Light Power Director Jay Larsen says are needed improvements to the The overall percent hike will also enable the city to meet rising costs of power it purchases from several In prices will jump from a megawatt to a megawatt at the Deseret Generation and Trans mission Cooperative near from which the city buys 10 mega the contract with the Idaho Power Company is set to expire in and city leaders will be forced to lean on more expensive coal power from other sources to make up the differ We really need to rebuild those reserves to be a healthy utility Larsen Under a proposal he presented to the Municipal Council on rates would increase by 5 percent for 12 percent for small commer cial 3 percent for large commercial and 6 percent for indus trial Of the S million more a year the increases are expected to gener will go toward power cost increases with the rest being diverted into reserves for future sys tem Included in Mayor Randy Watts proposed budget for fiscal year which begins July is a million bond to build a pair of substations and the first section of transmission line for a more powerful delivery Larsen said the projects total cost will be around but hopes to pay for the rest of it through cash In order to make that we really need to build those reserves up a lot faster than we he Residential rates are already 12 percent higher than Rocky Mountain Larsen but he didnt rule out a possible increase if coun opt to greenlight the See RATE on Al 2 Graduate Prof lie Pretty tough single fulltime job not enough to keep Ogden resident from a masters By Kim Burgess staff writer Utah State University student Marnie Jeffries has always lived by one philosophy Blind people can do Her own life proves that state This the Ogden resident completed her masters degree in rehabilita tion counseling while working full time and caring for her two young There were I want to increase peoples comfort level around the I think I can do more now that I have the Eli Journal Marnie Jeffries will receive her masters degree in vocational rehabilitation Friday from adding attacks on gays to hate crime law faces veto never enough hours in the she I had a crazy For the past three Jef fries has started the morning by getting old McKale and ready for At 7 she was off to work as a rehabilitation counselor for Ogdens Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired In the shed cook help her daughters with their then move on to her As a distance education stu she took all classes online from Ogden or during weeklong intensive seminars at Her disability added to the Jeffries has been nearly blind since though she can see shapes and colors enough to get me in she Unable to she depends on a computer program that dic tates documents found online or in This slows down learning because all class materials must go through the schools ity Resource which con verts them to the proper While she enjoyed she sometimes felt overwhelmed and threatened to quit the program five The degree is required for her job at the which she began in 2004 after completing a bache lors in social work from Weber State For a few she limited her load to one Supportive professors and coworkers also helped her get Marnie is phenom said Jared a fac ulty member in rehabilitation Marnie has a lot of natural skills the abilities to listen and reflect and personally engage Thats very essential in this kind of Schultz noted that Jeffries enriched the weeklong seminars by sharing her personal experi ences with a Some students didnt know what to make of her because shes but shes so engag ing that all that disappears he They saw that it didnt affect her as a Breaking down barriers had motivated Jeffries to become a rehab See TOUGH on WASHINGTON AP The House voted Thursday to expand federal hate crime categories to include violent attacks against gays and people targeted because of acting just hours after the While House threatened a The passed also would make it easier for federal law enforcement to take part in or assist local prosecutions involving Similar legislation is also moving through the setting the stage for a possible veto showdown with President This is an important vote of of a statement of what America a society that understands that we accept differ said House Majority Leader Steny Barney the only openly gay man in the presided over the chamber as the final vote was The vote came after fierce lobbying from opposite sides by civil rights who have been pushing for years for added protections against hate and social who say the threatens the right to express moral opposition to homosexuality and singles out groups of citizens for special The White House said state and local criminal laws already cover the new crimes defined under the and there was no persuasive demonstration of any need to federalize such a potentially large range of violent crime It also noted that the leaves other such as the the military and police without similar special Our criminal justice system has been built on the ideal of equal justice for See VETO oil AP photo Waiting to sound off Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Sen Sam line up on stage Thursday before the first republican presidential primary debate of the 2008 election at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Calif Read about the debate on Page
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