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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 16, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HefaldZeltung g Sunday March Q 3A Work and Nation totem KINSHASA Zaire AP Rebels have stormed the city of Kisangani taken over its two air ports and destroyed government planes and helicopters sparking an exodus of panicked residents a close aide to the president said today Defeated soldiers were looting the city the countrys third largest and some had even begun killing the mercenaries hired to fight alongside them the aide said speaking on condition of anonymity Relief workers in Kisangani reported hearing mortar fire late Friday night the same time the aide said the rebels began their onslaught They destroyed all the planes at the airport and even the heli the aide said There is general panic in the city Every one is warn Israelis JERUSALEM AP Pales tinian officials warned Israel that insistence on breaking ground next week on a Jewish housing project in east Jerusalem could unleash a new uprising against the Jewish state Our people will defend their existence and their the speaker of the Palestinian leg islative council Ahmed Qureia said Friday Yasser Arafat who largely has broken off contacts with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu because of the construction pro ject and Israels troop withdraw al plans in the West Bank has invited foreign diplomats to the Gaza Strip today to air his griev ances Israel has protested the meet ing saying Arafat is violating the peace accords by setting up a back channel that excludes Israel The United States has said it will attend the meeting TALLAHASSEE Fla AP It was a sorry sight for Florida tourism officials a Florida sher iff on national TV telling visitors to stay away because hundreds of violent felons had just been released from prison I wouldnt tell anyone wouldnt even tell my family to said John McDougall an eightyear veteran from southwest Floridas Lee County I think its very dan Chi Friday mornings Today show McDougall compared the situation to the danger of having a hurricane lurking off the Florida coast The comments caused an uproar in the Sunshine State which depends heavily on tourism dol lars A record 43 million people visited last year as Floridas billionayear tourist industry con tinued to rebound from the stigma of 10 tourist slayings in 199293 acquit two In Jogging PMnOK Miff COflM Wltll Mo tlOt MIAMI just six days the moon will go into a near total eclipse a giant comet will be with in a few million miles of Earth and Mars will be in direct opposi tion with the sun bringing a dash of red to the green holiday of St Patricks Day This cosmic triathalon all of which can be seen without the help of a telescope is just too much for veteran star watcher Jack Horkheimer Few times will you have this many dramatic events visible to the naked eye in the heavens in such a short time said Horkheimer who is the director of the Miami Space Transit Plane tarium and the writerhost of the PBS show The triple play in the heavens begins Monday morning when Mars will be in a straight line opposite the Earth from the sun The red planet will rise in the east at sunset brighter than usual and travel across the sky before setting in the west as the sun ris Russian Foreign Minister Yevge ny M Primakov holds presum mit talks here the Clinton admin istration is ruling out any limits on NATO expansion or the weapons thanew members coul bring into the alliance Still Primakovs visit could pro duce guidelines for a new round of and Russian nuclear weapons cutbacks and on a charter to link Russia to NATO without giving it a veto over military actions He was due to see Secretary of State Madeleine Albright today Defense Secretary William Cohen on Sunday and President Clinton on Monday a day before Clinton leaves for Helsinki Finland and a summit with Russian President Boris Yeltsin Hungary Poland and the Czech Republic all former allies of Rus sia are expected to be invited this summer to join NATO in 1998 and a senior official said Fri day that Romania and Slovenia also were candidates for member ship PHILADELPHIA AP Police said the two men had admitted to raping and strangling the 26 yearold jogger leaving her bat tered body in a stairwell of one of Philadelphias more exclusive neighborhoods Jurors needed less than a day to acquit the men with one juror saying the panel was convinced that police had lied and conspired to coerce the confessions It was another blow to a department already reeling from a twoyear corruption scandal Herbert Haak 26 and Richard Wise 20 showed no emotion Fri day as they were found innocent of murder rape and kidnapping charges As much as Haak and Wise were on trial clearly those police officers were defense attor ney Jack McMahon said This was a complete rejection of the governments es hHii V J55H Ficus Trees IN WICKER BASKETS WANT I EVeHTPAY LOW I2oz Living Color Latex Enamel OUR EVERYDAY LOW IColor Me Mug Kits 2 for OUR EVERYPAY LOW Finished Wire Home Decorating 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Republican Women Homespun Board Teen Connection board and the Texas Junior Miss board District 4 spans a northeast section of the city including Gruene Summerwood River crest the Estates and the indus trial park area Russell McDonald is also seek ing the District 4 seat From staff reports Two days after filing for the position Sandara AH withdrew her name from the race for the District 4 City Council seat Fri day Ali a local business owner and homemaker filed Wednesday for the District 4 City Council posi tion that is up for election on May3 Ali could not be reached for comment Friday March 19 is the last day to apply for the two open spots on the council which include dis tricts 3 and 4 When filing she had said she decided to run for the council position to become a voice for the people and become more involved in politics McDonald From Page 1 making to help guide the rapid growth the city has been experiencing Specifically he said he wants to help the various chambers of commerce to work My No 1 priority is keeping open communications with the chambers of he said McDonald whose wife Adri ana works in the citys Planning Department named Wanda L Libbey as treasurer District 4 includes a northeast section of the city including Gruene Summerwood River crest the Estates and the indus trial park area Jan Kotylo is also seeking the District 4 seat Make A Sound Investment Do you frequently ask others to repeat themselves Do you have difficulty hearing on the telephone Do others complain that you turn up the TV or radio too loud Give Us Just 60 Minutes Of Your Time And You May Be On Your Way To A Lifetime Of Better Hearing OFF I I Save OFF the regular I price of any Hearing I System two Instruments J or OFF the price of one I Instrument I Coqvm per pentm No wher offcri M cIlKuuMn Ippty Oftor valid Mar Bring In your prtwnt hMrlng eld no matter what make or model and wtll clean and check II FREE MiracleEar Hearing by Bcuich a Lomb Located In New Braunfels over 23 Hearing 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