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Valley Independent, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1990, Monessen, Pennsylvania FUR VOTE Aspen Mayor Stirling casts his vote in the ballot box yesterday morning in Colorado Stirling has helped lead the fight to ban fur sales in News Of The Nation Bush wins troop concessions WASHINGTON The U S agreement on troop reductions in Europe gives President Bush the edge in soldiers he wants and pushes NATO and the Warsaw Pact closer to a treaty The terms brought home Tuesday night by Secretary of State James A Baker III from an con- ference in will limit the two super- powers to soldiers each in Central Europe Crops under strain WASHINGTON Global crop watchers say there are some disturbing similarities in some of the major breadbasket areas of the United States and Soviet Union The government's Joint Agricultural Weather ty said Tuesday that dry soil conditions and lack of snow cover in parts of the Great Plains continue to threaten the winter wheat crop The same goes for parts of the Soviet winter wheat area News Of The World 91 dead in plane crash NEW India An Indian Airlines jet with 146 people aboard crashed and burst into flames while attempting to land at a southern Indian airport today and 91 people were authorities said A spokesman for the airline in New Delhi had reported earlier that at least 135 people had died and only three vived in the crash The Airbus 320 crashed at 1 p.m while on approach to the runway at Bangalore airline and airport of- said Mandela returns to hometown South Africa Nelson Mandela returned yesterday to a hero's welcome in his hometown and urged throngs of cheering supporters to con- their fight against which put them in like Soweto my return to Soweto fills my heart with Mandela told an ecstatic but orderly crowd of people in a huge cer stadium whose family still has a small home in deplored the poverty and fering endured by many in the township He called for proper an end to and proper wages KGB releases figures on killings MOSCOW The KGB secret police said in a report yesterday that three-quarters of a million citizens were shot to death as enemies of the Soviet state from 1930 to the years of Stalinist terror The figure does not include the millions who died in labor camps and prisons or in the famines instigated by Stalin during his collectivization of but it represented the first time the KGB has given any figure for the number of Stalin's victims Many Western sources say more than 10 million people were killed in Stalin's reign of terror Single currency will be discussed West Germany East German and West German leaders today agreed to start talks on a common currency as early as next but set no target date for monetary union because of East Germany's resistance to capitalist reforms West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl said at a joint news conference with East German Premier Hans Modrow that the two had agreed to form a committee to examine how the West man mark can become the East German currency Wednesday's Feb 1990 ROSTROPOVICH RETURNS Maestro Mstislav Rostropovich responds to the tremendous applause in the Moscow Conservatory at the first concert he has conducted in the Soviet Union since he was forced to leave his homeland 15 years ago Raissa Gorbachev attended the performance of tho National Symphony Orchestra conducted by the world-famous cellist Judge dismisses suit against Bowie DALLAS A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against rock star David Bowie that claimed he sexually assaulted a fan and told her he had AIDS after spending the night with her Wanda Lee Nichols said that Bowie assaulted her after inviting her to his hotel room on BOWIE Oct during a concert tour stopover in Dallas Bowie conceded he had spent the night with Ms but denied he had assaulted her A frand jury declined to indict owie on Nov 1987 Band founder wants silence onstage DALLAS founder of the band The Jesus and Mary said the word onstage unless he's singing you make a you don't introduce the songs It would break the he said onstage is kind of and when people stand up there and start saying it breaks the spell I go see a I want to see them playing as haid and as good as they can I want the music to be one long flow I don't want people to talk Singer keeps belting out tunes with Dawn ATLANTIC He doesn't have a movie or recording but Tony Orlando keeps belting out the tunes show is part of my heart and said who is appearing at the World Casino this weekend with his Dawn always try to put in the ORLANDO show some kind of acting moment where I not only sing but bring the song first hit was in Halfway to Paradise That's going on 29 years ago and I'm still said 45 Orlando's professional career began when he was 15 and Don Kirshner hired him to sing demos in a New York City office that represented the likes of Bobby Neil and Phil Spector In Orlando recruited Telma Hopkins and Joyce cent to go on the road with him as Dawn The group had hits with sy Don't Love and a Yellow Their TV variety show aired from 1973 to 1977 Gatlin brother getting hitched Tenn Country singer Rudy Gatlin is getting married May 12 to the woman he has been dating since last spring The ceremony will take place in hometown of the Kim said a publicist for the Gatlin Brothers Kuhn says he's not running NEW YORK Former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn said he and his wife moved to Florida to start a new not to hide from CLOSE HASTY Glenn winner of the 1990 Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year gives law firm Hasty Pudding Theatricals president Michael a The whack with her flowers last night prior to being presented decline and with the pudding pot award by the famed Harvard University Of theater group in Mass ROONEY Support has been incredible NEW YORK Andy Rooney says he's been getting support from col- leagues and strangers since his suspension by CBS for racial remarks at- to him by a magazine like being at your own funeral People I didn't even know liked me have come to my Rooney said Monday Media advisor will make TV specials NEW YORK Roger a top media adviser for Presidents Bush and has teamed up with columnist Liz Smith of the Daily News to make two TV specials Ailes is serving as executive producer of the which have the working title of Smith according to Jeff a spokesman for Times Square where the specials were taped McCartney will play in Berkeley Calif Paul McCartney takes his con- cert tour to the University ot California Memorial Stadium next and the event will mark the first time the stadium is used for a rock concert The former Beatle last appeared in the Bay area in with his p os t- Beatles Cow Palace s MCCARTNEY at the YE BUT HURRY Thomas a fourth generation wholesale rose gathers some roses yesterday at the family's greenhouse in for delivery today Weather outlook THE DISTRICT rain Low in the mid 30s Wind northeast 10 to 15 mph Chance of rain 90 percent milder with rain High in the mid Chance of rain 90 percent AROUND THE STATE periods of freezing rain and snow returning Low in the mid 20s to 30 Wind northeast JO to 15 mph Chance of precipitation 80 percent milder with rain High in the mid 40s to 50 Chance of rain 90 percent LOOKING AHEAD Western Pennsylvana Friday through Sunday chance of ram or snow Low in the 20s High 35 to 45 Colder with a chance of snow Saturday Low 15 to 25 High in the 30s Partly cloudy and cold Sunday Low 5 to 15 High 25 to 35 i AP 1 ase Performer tries to keep his distance Tenn Rising country music performer Clint Black says he has tried to avoid getting caught up in his sudden stardom in only a has had the No 1 country singles Better and Time His debut also called just ed the 1 million mark in sales tried to maintain some he said recently in an interview probably September or I finally stopped reading everything I got I stopped reading everything that everybody gave me and I stopped watching every television show I did to critique Myerson Kuhn was a trauma tic experience for both of us and its KUHN aftereffects continue to Kuhn said Monday both felt a change of en- virons was a necessity for our happiness and health The ths we have spent in Florida have thoroughly us of the wisdom of this decision Myerson Kuhn collapsed in December and Marine Midland bank claims the firm owes it million in outstanding loans The firm charged in court papers last week that Kuhn sold his house in N and moved to Vedra in an attempt to put his assets out of reach Florida law does not allow residences to be attached News Of The State Jury deliberates suit against DJs PITTSBURGH An attorney for a radio caster suing two disc jockeys says the workplace is no place for the kind of verbal abuse his client endured But a lawyer representing the disc jockeys and station in Pittsburgh said the sex jokes were all show business and former news director Randolph shouldn't have taken offense An Allegheny County jury was scheduled to resume deliberations in the case today Measles outbreak at school Pa Four confirmed cases of measles at Titusville Area School District prompted mass vaccinations of students at public and private schools in Venango and Crawford a state health of- said today About vaccinations were given Friday and day and were continuing yesterday said James an tion consultant for the state Department of Health Company to build research center Pa Kennametal Inc plans to build a million corporate technology center on a site next to its Westmoreland headquarters The facility will allow the tool and tooling systems plier to consolidate research and development operations now located at five different Kennametal Vice dent David Arnold said Tuesday Kennametal makes tools for metalworking businesses Over million awarded in lotto HARRISBURG One player won the Wild Card Lotto jackpot for matching all six numbers picked Tuesday a state lottery official said The will ho m 21 annual installments of Lottery director Jim gins said no player matched five numbers plus the wild 25 players matched five numbers to win 137 matched four numbers plus the wild card for matched four numbers for matched three numbers plus the wild card for 50 Food hauling clears Senate HARRISBURG A compromise to bar ing companies from using the same vehicles to haul food one way and garbage or chemicals the other way cleared the Legislature The Senate unanimously voted Tuesday for the con- ference committee which had passed the House Monday The was to be sent to Gov Robert P Casey's desk Investigations into the industry showed that some trucking companies used the same tankers to carry both food and chemicals on different runs The problem was first uncovered last year by a reporter for the Centre Daily Times newspaper in State College Inmates may be paid to share cells PITTSBURGH State officials are considering paying inmates a month to share a small cell with another prisoner at the State Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh The plan drew angry responses from the head of a guards union and from at- who represented in- mates in a lawsuit against prison conditions Man wants guilty plea withdrawn Pa A Westmoreland County man has asked for permission to withdraw a guilty plea that prompted a judge to mend he be castrated before being granted early release Samuel E 42 of Bell Township also asked for a change in his sentence if his withdrawal request is rejected Judge Mihalich sentenced Powell to 30 to 60 years in prison and mended that he be surgically or chemically castrated before being granted early release The tion is not binding Police recieve pay increase PITTSBURGH An arbitration panel has a ed police officers a two-year contract that contains a 5 cent salary increase each year and improvements in overtime rank and shift differentials and uniform allowances The contract for the members of Fraternal Order of Fort Pitt Lodge replaces one that ex- Dec 31 Negotiations for a new pact began in July
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