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   Star Beacon (Newspaper) - January 15, 2007, Ashtabula, Ohio                              B VR Bfc B 9 IWk li EACON MONDAY JANUARY 15 2007 NEWSSTAND 50 CENTS HOME DELIVERY 35 CENTS INSIDE COMICS A pearl The Star Beacon is trot ting out a new comic Pearls at Swine for a one week trial run Let Editor Neil Frieder know what you think at Page C5 NATION Seven dead A fire at a Huntington WVa apartment complex kills at least seven people Page A3 DEATHS CUSANO Judith J DAWSON Elmer V DONDREA Henry A MILLER Charles A NEWELL Michelle K SHIELDS Marilyn SNIVELY Tiffani M SNYDER Elizabeth J Page A6 WEATHER More rain Details Page A2 High 38 Low 25 Sunrise am Sunset pm INDEX Advice C5 Agriculture C7 Comics C4C5 CurrentsC1 EntertainmentC3 OpinionA4 People C4 PuzzledC6 SportsB1 REMINDER Today is Martin Luther King Day a national holi Government offices and the post office are closed today as is the stock market and many local school systems CLYO Baseball Sign Ups Sat February 3rd 124pm AtThelOOFHall 11 A dream incomplete Many think Kings vision still a work in progress By WARREN DILLAWAY Staff Writer ASHTABULA Battles won on the streets of southern cities will be remembered today by area residents celebrating the life of civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King Jr He had Students learn about Dr Martin Luther King Jr Page A5 a great impact on our socie ty He paved the way not only for just black people but for white people as well said the Rev George Lampkin who attended a King rally in Cleveland in the early 1960s Today is Martin Luther King Day Lafael Fleming a stu dent at Youngstown State University believes Kings vision of an equal society is not yet complete I would say it is a past revelation that hasnt come true yet Its a work in progress he said Mark Wallace of Board man who was attending Peoples Baptist Church with Fleming agreed with Fleming Its an unfin ished dream It is some thing to strive for every day he said Betty Shaw agreed with Lampkin that King was See DREAM Page A7 DAVE ZAJAC The Record Journal SANDRA CRAWFORD right of Cromwell Conn leads the Mount Hebron Baptist Church choir during a service hon oring Martin Luther King Jr Sunday afternoon at the Apostolic Community Church of Jesus and Ministries in Merideri Conn Rare MLK artifacts on display By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writer ATLANTA The words of Martin Luther King Jr are as inspiring today for Shirley Franklin as they were when she saw him deliver his I Have A Dream speech from the steps of the Lincoln Monument in Washington in 1963 That helps make it especially important to Franklin Atlantas first female mayor that his papers be returned to the city where he spent most of his life An early draft of Kings famous speech and more than 600 of his other personal documents are going on display for the first time in Atlanta today Kings 78th birthday Atlanta is really embracing its own history by embracing Dr King and his legacy Franklin said Peo ple will see the papers and be able to relate to them and experience the movement through Dr Kings eyes and through his words The exhibit is a glimpse at the col lection of more than 10000 King papers and books that Franklin helped privately acquire for mil lion last summer from Sothebys auc tion house The mayor pulled off the llthhour deal with the help of more than 50 corporate government and private donors to give the papers to Atlantas Morehouse College where King graduated in 1948 with a bach See RARE Page A7 Bush Cheney unfazed critics of troop plan By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON Dig ging in for confrontation President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney say they will not budge from sending more US troops to Iraq no matter how much Congress opposesit I fully understand they could try to stop me Bush said of the Democratrun Congress But Ive made my decision and were going forward As the president talked tough in an interview that aired Sunday night law makers pledged to explore ways to stop him We need to look at what options we have available to constrain the presi dent said Democratic Sen Barack Obama of Illi nois a possible White House candidate in 2008 Democrats remain wary though of appearing unsupportive of American troops A defiant Cheney mean while said Democrats offered criticism without credible alternatives He pointedly reminded law makers that Bush is com mander in chief You cannot run a war by committee the vice presi dent said of congressional input The aggressive White See BUSH Page A8 O J Killing account came from ghostwriter By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent LOS ANGELES OJ Simpson says a chapter from his unpublished book that hypothesizes how he would have killed his exwife and her friend was created most ly from a ghostwriters research and is not a confession Im saying its a fictional creation Simpson said Sun See OJ Page A8 Associated Press files OJ SIMPSON 15 NEW OPENINGS RESOURCES INC 81 E Main Street Geneva OH 4663660 225 Broad Street Conneaut OH 4405998333 8 N State Street Painesville OH 4403509292 WARREN DILLAWAY Star Beacon RICHARD TRICE senior director of operations for UH Geneva Medical Center second from left joins the diag nostic imaging team in the the new million suite From left Dr Donald Gordon medical director for diag nostic imaging Trice Jeff Carlson director of ambulatory services Deann Caswell MRI coordinator and Kathleen Lori manager of diagnostic imaging stand with some of the new equipment Suite deal Geneva Medical Center adds imaging department By MARGIE TRAX PAGE Staff Writer Like a security guard at an airport Deann Caswell checks every person entering the new MRI suite at UHGeneva Medical Center As the MRI coordinator Caswell operates the huge magnetic resonance imaging scanner and she even checks to make sure patients dont have any pennies in their pockets when they walk into the new Diagnostic Imaging Department at the medical center You cant have any metal on you at all when you walk into this room Essentially the MRI scanner is a huge magnet and everything metal will fly to the center of the room Caswell said See SUITE Page A7   

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