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   Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 2005, Syracuse, New York                               SVMOKE.PLY. MOWS GOOD MORNING ONQIIOK Central New York will go through another hot, humid day i today with thun- clerstorms possi- ble. More showers and thun- derstorms may linger Wednesday, but temperatures will be cooler. Compete foMort. IX HKfctt LOW: 67 Govenwrs left with less beipfroMNotioNlGvanl As more National Guard units fight in Iraq, states are left with fewer to help at home. Brawl at SkyChiefs' game leaves Bush with gash Angry words Monday esca- lated into Richmond's Esix Snead smashing his helmet into Syracuse starter Dave Bush's head, leaving him with a cut re- quiring stitches. SPOUTS, PAW D-1 Number living with HIV posses 1 million in U.S. The U.S. succeeds at helping people with HIV live longer, but fails to control the Also: How many Central New Yorkers have HIV, Senate apologizes for failing to ban lynching The Senate on Monday apol- ogized for refusing to enact leg- islation against lynchings that continued into the 20th century. STORY, PAGE A-4 Resignation may hurt Cornell fundraising Cornell University President Jeffrey Lehman's departure may hurt alumni relations. NEW YORK, PAGE A-6 (JAW union members vote for lenders today New Process Gear workers begin voting for United Auto Workers Local 624 officers. BUSINESS, PAGE C-l Vatican convinces Italians to avoid fertility law vote The turnout for a referendum to end bans on iissisled-fertility measures wasn't enough. STORY, PAGE A-5 How safe is it to ride on small, regional jets? Investigators are looking into the training and supervision of pilots of regional Also: Three people on a cargo plane survived when it crashed on a neighborhood House may consider vote on medical marijuana New York's U.S. Rep. Mau- rice Hinchey plans to force a vote on barring arrests in states that allow medical marijuana. STORY, PAGE A-4 Corrections U.S. Rep. Robert Cost of owning Tony White's Call Deputy Executive Editor Tim Bunn at 470-2240 to dis- cuss a correction on a news story. Subscription questions? Call 470-NEW5 Index Business... Classified. CKY____ CMJQ-. Lottery........ Movies Hew Tort. ......f-l M _.I4 Sports.. ..MO Stocks.. ..A-2 _M .A-4 .H D-l -C-1 -fri TWrOST-SUNMID MICHAEL JACKSON VERDICT: NOT GUILTY How He Wafted 10-COUNT INDICTMENT Count one Conspiracy involving child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion, including 28 specific acts between Feb. V and March NOT GUILTY Counts two through five Lewd act upon a child under the age of 14, between Feb. 20 and March 12, 2003. NOT GUILTY Count six Attempt to get a child under age 14 to commit a lewd act upon Jackson between Feb.' 20 and March 12, 2003. NOT GUILTY Counts seven through 10 Administering an intoxicating agent alcohol to assist in the commission of child molestation. NOT GUILTY THE JURORS "I had some very strong feelings in this case... but we're not looking at a decision based on personal feelings about Michael Jackson or anybody said juror No.1. PAGE A-8 THE TIMELINE From the Jackson 5 to the King of Pop to Wacko Jacko and a free man. PAGE A-8 THE DAY "Justice is done. The man's innocent. He always said Jackson's chief lawyer, Thomas Mesereau Jr. PAGE A-9 THE FANS "I feel like I was said lifelong fan Raffles Vanexel, 29, of Amsterdam, Holland. He said he "cried like a little baby" when the verdicts were read. PAGE A-9 ONLINE For updates, go to www.syracuse.com Michael Associated Press MICHAEL JACKSON waves as he leaves the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. The jury in his child mo- lestation trial Monday found him not guilty on all counts. The drumbeat of verdicts jolted the courtroom not guilty, not guilty, not guilty. Michael Jackson was cleared on all counts Monday, exonerated on charges he molested a 13-year-old cancer survivor in 2003. He left the courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif., slowly and solemnly, waving weakly and blowing kisses to his shrieking fans. He went back to a free man. The jurors said they had problems with the evidence, the prosecution's timeline and the accuser's mother. "I disliked it intensely when she snapped her fingers at said juror No. 5. "That's when I thought 'Don't snap your fingers at me, lady.' News service reports Micted Marian! The Associated Piess A FAN HEARS the verdicts Monday in front of the courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. One fan released a white dove for each count on which Jackson was acquitted. Russell Crowe visits Canastota, behaves self BySapnaKollali Staff writer Hollywood brawler Russell Crowe made a (hree-hour visit to Canastota (his weekend without throwing any punches. Canasiota Mayor Todd Rouse taxied the New Zealand-born actor from Hancock airport on Sunday to the International Boxing Hall of Fame's induction weekend. Crowe came to see 1994 inductee Angelo Dundee, who trained him for his role as Depression-era boxer Jim Brad- dock, in "Cinderella Man." "I meet so many people, I don't re- ally get Rouse said. "But it's a great opportunity for someone of (Crowe's) caliber to come here and to get that kind of exposure.'' Crowe, who was arrested on an as- sault charge June 6 after allegedly throwing a phone at a New York City hotel worker, also visited with his parents, Jocelyn and Alex, who were in Canastota for the weekend's events. Crowe wasn't the only Hollywood actor to visit Madison County this weekend. Irish actor Daniel Day- Lewis spent four days in Canastota to help celebrate the induction of Barry McGuigan, a friend from Ireland, said Ed Brophy, hall of fame director. Day-Lewis starred in the 1997 movie "The in which he trained boxing hopefuls in Ireland. Coupled with Ryan O'Neal's ap- pearance as parade grand marshal, Brophy said Sunday was the most Hollywood star-studded event in the area's history. 'Never before have we had three Hollywood names here at any given time, even for Hall of Fame week- he said. Photo by Pat Orr ACTOR RUSSELL CROWE tours the International Boxing Hall of Fame with hall director Ed Bro- phy during induction weekend in Canastota. THISIATMAN IS INHERENT MM! why MKH INSIDE HOW TO GET INVOLVED WHAT MY BROTHER TEACHES ME MRffMBMI MONO, MM M   

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