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   Daily Globe (Newspaper) - July 14, 2001, Ironwood, Michigan                               SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2001 ironwoodglobe.com GOOD DAY Lyle Johnson Happy 65th birthday tomorrow. From the family TONIGHT A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lo 58, SUNDAY Showers and t-storms possi- ble, with some sunshine. Hi 80 Page 2 you love to hate Is there food you would NEVER eat, even if youivere on an island starving? In many cases there are verjt interesting stories behind these "hated the .Tuckers have Ground Jan Tiifkjer A" baked i .my tongue since Ewas-under-IO years. Every Dad worked into late the? grocery-7 store --and hired- us, us rea ,us supper Every woman -made --either aiid baked beans or hamburger.anid .baked behind the sore stomach, was -to -no .avail. v; lhat plate of -until it was NO M0EE! Adulthppd never hav- .ing to eat a.baked! Beaiiiagam, 'But did I learn -a'lesson this? confess with alredoface that. I did not. One 'day wMle prepaiing. I onion to include, in the, dish- who was about v4 gears'; ;0ld wanted, bite jof; rwhkt thought was: an apple hut. an would not hike it. When I tarned my he tookvafbite iape .detided.sirice he me, he would have; to swallow had; ;ih ihos: mouth. To this 'day, Pat will not eat anything with onions. Mitch ;.Lake, my co-host; on J -12 years old and going- to camp. The director ttte Mds must ;eat before the bus would depart and handed out sandwiches; The one Mitch got had "mayon- naise. "I don't nice Mitch told him, but was; directed to eat the sandwich or the bus would not leave- Today, when I give a recipe on the air that includes mayonnaise, Mitch says "yuk." He never eats it. My boss Phil Watson had "a mother who never met a casse- role she didn't like to try "Tuna, hamburger, chicken, ham, Brus- sels sprout casseroles were reg- INDEX Church Comics. Community Opinion Campaign finance backers vow bitter fight WASHINGTON day after a fiery blow-up in the'House, supporters of legislation to reduce the role of money in politics vowed to resurrect their bill with or without the help of the Republican leadership- ''We're trying to let things cool off a lit- tle said Sen. John McCain, K-Ariz., adding he hoped Speaker Dennis Hastert would agree to reschedule the-measure quickly "If not we have to explore all options." McCain and other supporters of the bill said those options included an infrequent- ly used, parliamentary procedure to force legislation onto the floor, a tactic that requires the signatures of 218 House members on a petition and can take weeks to complete. Hastert, R-HL, in a brief telephone interview, said, "Right now, if s not on our schedule and we'll have to step back and take a look at it." As for the bill's sponsors trying to force the legislation to the floor, he said, "Obviously, an option that's open to them." House Democratic Leader Dick Gephardt met with Reps. Christopher Shays R-Conn., and Martin Meehan, D- Mass., as aides researched the require- ments for preparing the petition. Rep. Jim Turner said he discussed the possibility of forwarding a petition with McCain. "We both concurred we should first call on speaker Hastert to set the bill on the calendar for a fair the Texas who participated in a similar effort in 1998 that prompted then- Speaker Newt Gingrich to schedule the issue for a vote. Shays said that if the campaign finance bill remains he will release GOP papers exposing details of the amount of money committee chairmen and subcom- mittee chairman are asked to raise, and from whom. Tou will have copies of those papers, because if the public doesn't care, the pub- lic doesn't know" he told reporters in a news conference in ids ofSce. The bill was from the House floor on Wednesday after lawmakers, on a vote of 228-203, rejected GOP ground rules for debate that the measure's sup- porters had attacked as unfair. Hastert and other Republicans defended them, and pointed out that Democrats, along with 19 rebel GOP lawmakers, derailed debate on the measure. The legislation would implement the most sweeping "overhaul of campaign finance laws since the Watergate reforms of a more than a quarter-century ago. The centerpiece of the bill is a near-total ban on soft money, the unlimited contributions that unions, corporations and individuals .make to political parties. The two parties raised roughly million in such funds in the last' campaign cycle, and spent much of it on television commercials that are often stop just shy Jbf (See-FINANCE, Page 2) Septuplets born In critical condition; but beautiful, according to doctors WASHINGTON "ica's second surviving set of sep- tuplets five boys and two girls were in critical condition Fri- day at a Washington hospital, where doctors described them as tiny but perfectly formed and "beautiful." The babies were delivered by Caesarean section Thursday nigEt and whisked to an inten- sive care unit at Georgetown University Hospital They were expected to remain hospitalized for weeks, and a team of special- ists is assigned to each infant. The who chose to carry the risky pregnancy "as far as she was resting com- fortably; doctors said Friday. The woman, .who asked not to be identified, conceived the babies after taking fertility drugs. Her first glimpses of the "babies were in photographs that she clutched to herbreast. Hospi- tal spokeswoman Karen Alcom said'the mother saw the septu- plets later in the dayTMday "We are not out of the woods in terms of the said Dr. Craig chairman of Georgetown's obstetrics and gynecolojgy department. But he addedi "It is start37 "The babies are expected to be in critical condition for the next few said Dr. Siva Subra- manian, chief of premature infant care at Georgetown. But" he described them as "beautiful babie "Every-part is tiny, but all formed he-said., "They all small." Winkel saidrtheir handy could just barely encircle one of-his -gers. _ Their condition Jiad not changed Friday evening, Alcom said. -_ _--_ Z Philip, a director of delivery room nursing, described, the mother very serene individual." main. thing that' made her feel comfortable was the feei- that God help said Dr. Mutahar Fauzia, the woman's personal The babies were .bom after 28k weeks. A full-term, pregnancy is typically ab'out 40 weeks. VyiidltfekManagerBrube Bacon f Statiqfraffixes tag.te .the "bird's leg; SfcafiVWnteri-, The ;oi5pf ey; in iron a   i. gj-rvro rtT- TX71 G< 'RENAISSANCE FAIKE-READY Janet. of "K4inocquatgdS Don Diner food concession; In preparatfonfforthe Upper Great Fsire, which; began today Jand continues Sun'day downtown. Tney promise a5 Wisconsin budget compromise means less promotion of gambling problems awareness GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) A compromise in the state budget to fund the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling means fewer radio and billboard advertise- ments will be done "to publicize how gamblers can get help, an administrator says. A'joint conference committee of the Legislature's leaders has approved for the coun- cil for the next two years as part of the next state budget. The full Legislature and the governor still must approve the plan. The" state Senate had autho- rized for the program the same amount as during the last two years but the state Assembly approved a bud- get with no money for the coun- cil. The conference committee is working out differences between the two chambers on hundreds: of budget items. The council has received state money since 1998. "We're happy to still be in the budget. But we're disappointed that the funding had to be cut. The money was put to use well in our public awareness said Rose Gruber, the gambling council's executive director. The council: is headquartered in Green Bay, home to; one of the largest casinos in Wisconsin. -It operates a 24-hour toll free-tele- phone hot Ime for people seeking help gambling problems, providing referrals tp treatment providersi and; to Gamblers Anonymous and GamAnon meet- ings. The number of calls to the hot line has risen from in 1996 to last year, Gruber said. 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