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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Aiken, South Carolina Aiken county Public Library v suns take lakers in playoff action Page 5a weather look for sunny skies Page Toa a Quick read Bride and Groom robbed at gunpoint new York apr a couple who hours earlier had promised to love each other for Richer or for poorer were robbed at gunpoint of $13,000 in wedding gifts. Four robbers in ski masks even took the bridal bouquet and the top of the wedding cake police and family members said. The newlyweds Diane and Anthony Rohr left their wedding reception Early sunday and stopped for a Light in Brooklyn when another car Cut them off and two armed men got out and demanded Money said police sgt. Diane Rubier. The Bride still in her gown and the Groom in a Tuxedo were pulled from the car with the grooms brother and his wife and the new mrs. Rohr was thrown to the ground. A can you imagine to minutes after your wedding lying on the Middle of the Street with guns pointed everywhere a said Rosalie Williams the Mother of the Bride. Thousand of soviets afflicted with lice Moscow apr thousands of Young muscovites suffer from head lice and a shortage of disinfectants leaves no remedy except combing their hair with vinegar and taking a Shower a newspaper reported. Last year in the soviet capital sanitation clinics reported that Only 4,000 children sought treatment for lice Moskovskaya pravda the City communist party newspaper said sunday. A and How Many More did not seek help a it asked saying parents embarrassment and ignorance about the pests make that number Only a the tip of the James o. Cook Augusta James e. Favors Appling a. Lelia l. Miller Aiken Beatrice Stallings new Ellenton Marion Tyler Orangeburg Donald f. Waldrop Johnston please see Page 10a for today bridge.6b calendar.8b classifieds.2b comics.9a crossword.7b cryptoquote.4b dear abby.9a local front.1b obituaries.10a opinions.4a sports.5a television.8a weather.10a monday May 14, 1990 25c Aiken South Carolina vol. 123, no. 134 Mew committed to you daily . Base talks open by the associated press Manila Philippines a negotiators began talks today on the future of . Military bases in this country a Day after suspected communist guerrillas shot and killed two american servicemen near one of the installations. Truncheon wielding police fired tear Gas at hundreds of anti bases protesters during a series of running confrontations through the streets of the capital. At least 42 people were arrested and five hospitalized witnesses and police said. Protesters mostly students retaliated by throwing Small homemade bombs at the police. Similar rallies were scheduled throughout the Day and Security was tight for the talks which opened at the Central Bank building with about 500 police on hand. Five truckloads of riot police were deployed in front of the main Gate at Clark air base because of a planned rally against the bases later today. . And philippine officials had expressed fears that the communist new Peoples army would try to kill americans before the talks on extending the lease on Clark and Subic Bay naval base As Well As four smaller facilities. The lease is set to expire sept. 16,1991. As the talks opened the chief . Negotiator condemned the killings of two . Airmen near Clark on sunday and assailed the a a banditry of communist rebels blamed by authorities for the attack. A this brutal and Clumsy attempt to drive a wedge Between the United states and the Philippines will fail a said Richard Armitage a former assistant Secretary of defense. Police capt. Gener Mangum said it appeared the rebels were responsible for the killings because of the style of the see ., Page 3a flood damage in Southern states in Texas there have been 12 deaths and $500-700 million Worth of agricultural damage a total of 29 counties have been declared disaster areas. One death in Oklahoma has been blamed on the flood. In Arkansas floods have damaged 250,000 acres of Farmland and More than 18,000 cattle Are stranded. Flood Waters surge in Texas Ark., la. A Karl Fate by the associated pre Quot Louisiana Farmers today braced for the most disastrous flooding in 45 years. About 7,000 people were urged to leave Low lying areas in Texas and workmen dynamited a breached levee to prevent further damage in Arkansas. Highways reopened and flood victims began cleaning up in Oklahoma As National guardsmen inmates Farmers and volunteers filled sandbags and shored up levees in Louisiana and Arkansas. A this is my Home. If there was anything i could do i was going to do it a said Rosie Blair who worked alongside her husband and 14-year-old son in Texarkana Ark. Over the past three weeks 13 deaths have been blamed on flooding 12 in Texas and one in Oklahoma. In Louisiana heavy weekend rain compounded the flood threat As the red River continued its Rise from Shreveport to Alexandria. The River was expected to Crest five feet above flood stage in Shreveport on wednesday and had already overflowed in places. Up to 600 Square Miles including 200 Square Miles of Farmland will flood in the state this week and next and up to 500 Homes and Camps Between the levees and the River will be inundated said . Sen. J. Bennett Johnston. A it will be a major agricultural disaster. It la be a flood event such As we have not experienced since 1945,�?� Johnston said after meeting with army corps of engineers officials. In Avo Yelles Parish National guardsmen joined with about 50 Vick commune a if the levee goes Well be looking at 250 to 300 Homes Gary Talley to members to finish a four mile levee to protect recently planted Corn Cotton and soybean Fields. In Texas about 7,000 residents downstream of Lake Livingston dam 60 Miles Northeast of Houston were told to evacuate their Homes along the rain swollen Trinity River. Officials said water was pouring Over the reservoirs spillway at More than twice the Normal rate. Sightseers carrying Lawn chairs and cameras gathered in Southeastern Texas As residents decided whether to pack up and leave. A a in a going to get As far away As i can a said Tina Lapaglia who spent mothers Day with her husband and two children at a Campground after abandoning their Home in Camilla twin harbours. A tomorrow ill look for a new place for us to a a in a going to stay Here As Long As i can a said John Burch 32, a Fisherman from Liberty. A my father is a cancer patient and we have to be careful with along the Texas Oklahoma line on the headwaters of the red River Only one Highway in the Lake Texoma area remained closed sunday by record flooding see flood Page 3a tax hikes possible not certain in budget talks by the associated press Washington White House chief of staff John Sununu says tax increases Are a a possibility but no certainty in the budget Deal the Bush administration is trying to strike with leaders of Congress. A it is a budget Summit not a tax Summit a Sununu said sunday As he sought to Calm the storm Over his earlier remarks indicating that president Bush had no intention of deviating from his no new taxes Campaign pledge. Budget negotiations Are scheduled tuesday Between top Bush administration officials and 21 of the most powerful members of the House and Senate. The chairmen of the House and Senate budget committees indicated sunday that gun shy democrats will insist that Bush take the Lead in proposing any tax increases. Rep. Leon e. Panetta chairman of the House budget committee said if there Are any tax increases in the final package it will be because Bush wants them there. A i can assure you that the Issue of taxes Are not going to be raised or discussed or approved unless the president thinks that they re necessary for deficit reduction a Panetta said on cd so a face the sen. James Sasser d-tenn., chairman of the Senate budget committee said he did not intend to be the first to suggest raising taxes a and i done to think the democrats Bush a would have to propose revenues. And the president would have to help sell those revenues to the Congress and to the american people a Sasser said on abcs a this week with David Sununu who appeared on no cd so meet the press a told reporters last week that see tax Page 3a weapons lab finds ways to clean up environment by Scott Mccartney associated press writer editors note a new attitude toward the soviet Union has already prompted retooling at americans National laboratories the three top secret centers of nuclear weaponry and ustar wars research and development. As scientists search for new ways to use their know How researchers at Sandia National laboratories Are finding ways to help clean up the environment Albuquerque . The Silver trough As Long As a football Field was developed to harness the Sun and help wean the nation off imported Oil. For years it stood abandoned in the desert an obsolete relic of the 1970s. Now in another time and another growing National crisis researchers at Sandia National laboratories have dusted off their sophisticated solar panels and put them Back to work. This time the panels Are helping the environment. Sandia scientists believe they be found an efficient Way to use solar Power to break Down toxic waste help clean up polluted dumps and cleanse contaminated water tables. A a we re just helping nature that Sall. There a nothing artificial about this a said Virgil Dugan Sandias director of advanced Energy technology. Solar research is just one area where scientists at Sandia one of the nations three nuclear weapons laboratories Are finding ways to help with growing environmental problems. As the need for Ever improved nuclear weapons lessens the laboratories Are directing their technological might to greater peacetime use. See weapons Page 3a once Black holes of science weapons labs open to Industry by Scott Mccartney associated press writer editors note with the cold War ended scientists who have toiled in secret on the nation s most sophisticated military weapons now find themselves being asked to work in Broad Daylight with . Corporations. A new Law allows Sandia National laboratories to entice Industry inside to see what expertise might Transfer to Medicine manufacturing and High technology. Albuquerque . A an outbreak of peace has Sandia National laboratories and its two top secret weapons lab cousins rolling out the Welcome Mats to encourage private Industry to see what breakthroughs they have to offer. Federal officials have a a declassified some technologies from secret status and pumped Money into programs to find ways to use their know How in . Industry. They Call it a technology Transfer a and they see it As a Way to maintain their vitality now that the country is becoming More concerned about its economic competitiveness than its military might. A this lab is dedicated to enhancing the Security Prosperity and Well being of the nation so if the major concern now is economic Security ifs Safe to say this lab will be involved a said Gerold Yonas director of Laboratory development at Sandia one of three top secret government defense labs. See once Page 3a philippine shooting in i u Pacific Ocean Ymbong m. A a Ita in South Fernando Manila t 40 Miles

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