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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 27, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Herald2eitung 0 Wednesday September World Nation Briefs New Zealand volcano erupting every half hour WELLINGTON New Zealand AP Mount Ruapchu spewed ash and vented steam 7 miles into the air this morning sending black mud and rock showering from he rim and blotting out sunlight The volcano was erupting every 15 to 45 minutes aftethe movement of molten rock its Crater Lake increased sharply said Bruce Houghton a government volcanologist We arc seeing explosions of a mod crate Hougnton said but he said they were fairly Widely spaced com pared with Mondays explosiona minute flareup Ash from the volcanos plume was raining down as much as 45 miles away but it was not as acnse as earlier in the week when it closed railroads high ways airfields and shorted out power lines he said The roads railroads and all but one airport have been reopened Another government volcanologist Peter Wood said the threat of a violent local eruption continues McVeighs U challenge tr OKLAHOMA LOS ANGELES AP Bail was set at million for each of three alleged gang members charged with shooting a 3yearold girl to death as she rode in a car that took a wrong turn down a deadend street Marcos Antonio Luna 23 Marvin Alejandro Pech 18 and a 16yearold who wasnt identified because of his age were each charged Tuesday with murder and five counts of attempted murder Arraignment for Luna and Pech was postponed until Oct 11 at the request of the defendants If convicted they each face 15 years to life in prison The 16yearold is scheduled to be arraigned today and a second 16year old arrested for investigation of murder was expected to be charged today authorities said Police were still searching for other suspects Stephanie Kuhen was killed Sept 17 when the driver of a car she was riding in mistakenly turned down a gangland street on the way home from a barbe cue Her 2yearold brother was shot in the foot and the driver suffered a minor back wound Federal shutdown unlikely WASHINGTON AP The Clin ton administration and congressional leaders seem likely to shake hands soon on a deal temporarily keeping the gov ernment functioning as the two sides seek to settle disputes over spending With neither party ready to risk being blamed for a federal shutdown a pact appeared near that would let agencies for six weeks beyond Sunday the first day of fiscal 1996 Congress is likely to have com pleted no more than four of the 13 annual spending bills by then some of which President Clinton may veto and without a stopgap measure many federal workers would be sent home Our intention is to have no fur loughs no train wreck no disruptions of said House Appropria tions Committee Chairman Bob Liv ingston RLa Democrats cry foul over Republican plan to quash bill WASHINGTON AP Lawmak ers trying to advance a spending bill are at an acrimonious standstill over a proposal that Republicans say will end an abuse of taxpayers money by non profit groups Democrats charge that the initiative is a threat to free speech With the blessing of Speaker Newt Gingrich House Republicans say they will vote down the billion Trea suryPostal appropriations bill for the new budget year unless it contains an amendment restricting political advo cacy by groups receiving federal grants But Democrats say the bill the work of Rep Ernest Istook is a frontal attack on nonprofit groups that support liberal causes Gas Logs Glass Doors Wood Stoves Brass Tool Sets Burning Displays PATIO 6060951 HAUS 3702 IH 35 SOUTH EXIT 184 A STORE YOU MUST SEE TO BELIEVE ATTENTION Fall Allergy Sufferers Do you have a runny nose sneezing or itchy watery eyes during September or October If so we need volunteers for an allergy research study involving an drug Skin tests monitoring by a Board Certified Allergist and laboratory tests provided at no cost Participants will also be paid up to ASTHMA STUDY ALSO IN PROGRESS Central Texas Health Research 6299036 wyers may still al site CITY AP ing that they need time to poll potential jurors lawyers for bombing suspect Timothy McVe gh asked a court for another month to decide whether to challenge the site District J idge Wayne Alley has set a May 17 triql in Lawton about 90 miles from Oklahoma City Lawyers for McVeigh and codefen dant Terry Nichols have argued that their clients coiild not get a fair trial anywhere in Oklahoma McVeighs lawyer Stepheii Jones however has recently softened his position on Law ton Our minds iire open on Jones said The request filed Tuesday in District Court asks Alley to extend the deadline for chinge of venue motions from Oct 7 to Nov 7 Attorneys for Nichols and trje prosecution do not oppose the delay Jones said A spokesman for the prosecution team did not return phone calls On another request Alley has given the defense pennission to conduct pub lic opinion polls on the bombing in sev eral other cities that could serve as trial sites Jones saicj Bail 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