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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Bluefield, West Virginia Pat Effelb lilt a 1986 Bluefield daily Telegraph a All rights reserved May 10,1986 Bluefield . 25 cents saturday Church Page. .a-5 classified. .b-3�?14 comics. .a-13 crossword. .a-13 dear Abby. .a-13 editorials. .a-4 Horoscope. .a-13 obituaries. .a-2 sports. .a-9�?11 stocks. .a-3 the Region. .b-1 to listings. .a-12 weather. .a-14 inside. Radiation still leaks fire out officials of the . Atomic Energy Agency say that the chernobyl disaster is by far the worst nuclear Accident in history but soviet experts Are getting it under control. They said radiation still leaks slowly from the nuclear Power plants reactor but the fire in its Core has been stopped and the soviets will a men Tomb it in Concrete for a years Long Cooling process. Notion a-14 our opinion the a writing to read Quot program for All Mercer county kindergarten classes is one of the most innovative approaches to the concept of education to come along in recent years. Editorial a-4 vol. 91, no. 130 gov. Moore sets Date for session business leaders upswing next two years hot Springs a. A buoyed by signs of new growth and Low interest rates top business experts said Friday the . Economy should be on the upswing for the next two years. But while executives of the country a leading corporations predicted a a a Osyp time ahead they also voiced a a sense of uneasiness a on several fronts. The main worry was Over the future of the tax overhaul Bill in Congress. Most executives favored the Senate finance committees draft but Felt the ultimate outcome in a conference with the House might not be As beneficial to business interests. The analysis was made at the Spring meeting of the business Council made up of 200 executives from the nations largest corporations. The advisory councils membership comes from about 60 major . Corporations. The forecast made by business leaders was based on several key assumptions one of them that Congress would fail to approve a new tax Bill this year. James d. Robinson Iii Council vice chairman acknowledged that the Speed at which the tax Bill moved through Congress has surprised business leaders. He said the report on the Economy written in april should have an asterisk by the tax Reform Section with a a whoops in a footnote at the end. Nonetheless he said a new tax plan should not affect the Economy this year. And depending on the final congressional language he said a tax Bill could conceivably stimulate consumer spending in 1987. In an overview of the Economy the economic experts were a decidedly optimistic about the Economy in 1986 and 1987. The 20 corporate economists who put together the upbeat report please see upswing a-2� local joblessness figures take notable dip in april by Elaine Thompson of the daily Telegraph staff More people in Bluefield were working in March than the previous month according to figures released by two state agencies. But depending on which statistics reviewed the local unemployment rate decreased by 1.1 percent or 2 percent. Either Way its Good news Dan Boroff assistant City manager said Friday. Please see joblessness a-2�> los Angeles apr hamburgers that Are broiled or Fried Well done contain six chemicals that May cause mutations chromosome damage or cancer in rodents scientists said Friday. The $2 million six year study at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found the Well done ground beef contains three newly discovered mutagens and three known mutagens. Two other mutagens also were found but they have not been identified or tested in animals. Two of the three previously known mutagens Are known to cause malignant tutors in mice and rats said senior biomedical scientist James s. Felton. The risk to humans from any of them remains unknown the scientists said. Mutagens Are compounds that change genetic material in cells and sometimes can cause cancer in animals said Felton who presented his findings Here at the annual meeting of the american association for cancer research. Sperm and egg cell mutations and damage to chromosomes which determine inherited traits can cause birth defects. Arthur j. Miller head scientist it the . Department of agriculture research Laboratory in Philadelphia said previous studies have found traces of unidentified mutagens in other Well done muscle meats including other beef cuts pork Chicken and fish with spines although not in shellfish or Organ meats like liver. Felton said the compounds a could be a Factor in the High Colon cancer rates in this country because of the High amounts of meat we eat. But we really need to do More work to understand How potent As carcinogens these might a if people want to hedge their bets just done to Cook the meat to shoe leather a he added. A a done to Cook it Lawrence Garfinkel the american cancer society a vice president of epidemiology and statistics in new York said eating Well done meat a May increase the risk of human cancer but so far we have no evidence that it a overcooking has not been implicated in any human health problem at this Point a said George Wilson vice president for science at the american meat Institute a Trade group in Arlington a. Wilson said avoiding Well done muscle meat a seems to be Good advice both from a safety standpoint and a palatability but he warned that eating undercooked meat can result in meat borne diseases such As trichinosis and salmonellosis. Felton a 15-member research team detected eight mutagens in Well done broiled or Fried hamburger and identified six As aromatic amines including three never seen before. All were present at parts per billion Levels. All eight triggered mutations in bacteria in a Standard test meant to suggest a substances cancer causing potential Felton said. Four caused mutations and chromosome damage in chinese Hamster cells and live mice and japanese scientists please see hamburgers a-2 outside. Partly to mostly sunny today and pleasant. The High will be 72. Tonight will be mostly Clear and Cool. The overnight Low will dip Down to 47 degrees. Weather a-14 Charleston apr gov. Arch Moore on Friday called the legislature Back into special session next thursday two Days after the primary election and took the Opportunity to plug a state self insurance program. He also ordered the delay for 60 Days of new reimbursement schedules for nursing Homes in and said work should begin on putting Gold % Leaf on the Capitol dome in july. La Moore said the special session Agenda a 0p will include pay raises for teachers a her k tax amnesty program liability insurance la it Wal changes and immunity from suits for local government. He said his special session Agenda does not include legislation to enact off track Oore betting Casino gambling or the statewide property tax reappraisal although he said the latter Issue Likely could be taken up by legislators looking at his tax amnesty plan. Moore said the special session Agenda will have 20 to 25 items. He said the Bills will be drafted and on the desks of the lawmakers when they arrive in Charleston at noon thursday. He used the morning news conference to make a pitch for a state operated malpractice liability insurance program which he urged lawmakers to enact without the need a to torture themselves with lengthy Moore a proposal would Call for the mandatory inclusion in the state insurance plan of doctors hospitals clinics and anyone else involved in the medical care with a Promise their current premiums would be Cut 20 percent. He said it would raise $50 million. Professionals such As lawyers architects and accountants would be forced to join also but their rates would not be reduced. Private Industry would be permitted but not forced to join he said. A number of insurance companies have indicated the broiled Well done hamburgers produce mutations harm chromosomes study finds plan to withdraw from the state because of a new medical malpractice Bill they Call Moore said his plan will fill that vacuum created by the withdrawals. Moore said that because of concerns in the nursing Home Industry he has decided to direct human services commissioner Sharon b. Lord to turn Over to the Industry the calculations used by the state to determine the new reimbursement rate. The new rate which should save the state $2 million to $3 million wont be put into effect until then he said. On an unrelated matter Moore said work will continue on his plan to apply Gold Leaf to the Capitol dome despite a recent protest against the work. Moore said the Cost of the work will be $350,000 to $370,000. Moore also defended frequent trips on the state air plane Between Charleston and Wheeling made by former economic director Jack redline. He said the trips a a we re done with the express authority of the asked if he planned to investigate the trips or seek reimbursement from redline Moore said a i done to consider moving in that direction at he said he accompanied redline on several of the trips. Meanwhile Moore said he is a very much concerned about a state supreme court ruling that allows the Early release of some prisoners at the Huttonsville correctional Center. The court thursday lifted its own order halting the release of Huttonsville prisoners to relieve overcrowding. Monon Galia county circuit judge Larry Starcher has ordered some prisoners released in an Effort to reduce the medium Security prisons population to 500. A a it san executive function a Moore said of the releases. A a we re going to review their the president of the of the West Virginia prosecuting please see Moore a-2 lawsuit seen As threat to churches religious Liberty new York apr Church state experts on Friday saw a threat to religious Liberty in a lawsuit attempting to revoke tax exemption of . Roman Catholic Bishops and their social action Agency because of their actions against abortion. But abortion rights groups said Catholic Bishops had gone too far in promoting political candidates who agree with their stand against abortion. Dean Kelly Church state affairs officer of the National Council of churches said the lawsuit attempts a an unconstitutional restriction on the free exercise of religion a tragic reversal of our tradition of religious Kelly whose organization embraces most major protestant and Eastern orthodox churches said religious bodies have not Only a right but a duty to try to implement moral ideals in society. A a that a what churches Are supposed to do whether you agree with them or not a he said. A if anybody should lose their tax exemption it ought to be churches that done to do on the other hand Emily Tyne communications officer of the National abortion rights action league said a we done to believe that not being Able to be involved in political campaigns would infringe on religious she said churches May speak out on moral issues a but where we draw the line is against systematic involvement in political in its Federal suit abortion rights mobilization inc. Contends the internal Revenue service should revoke the tax exempt status of Catholic organizations on grounds that they violated the irs code by supporting political candidates who oppose abortion. . District judge Robert l. Carter held the . Catholic Bishops and their social action Arm the . Catholic conference in contempt for refusing to turn Over internal documents sought in the suit. On Friday he delayed until May 16 levying of a Fine of $100,000 a Day until the material is provided. Please see Liberty a-2 Low Oil prices shake fledgling Coal liquid firm staff and wire reports a at Concrete evidence Clayton Martin of Speedway an employee of the a-2 construction co., recently used a specially adapted Power saw to Cut away a portion of a Cement sidewalk on Bluefield Avenue due for replacement As part of the ongoing efforts to staff photo by Fred Brown beautify Bluefield. Although the Campaign to beautify the City occurred last week those efforts Are ongoing by Many civic minded residents who Are especially keen on sprucing up the City for the upcoming Rocky top Mountain festival. A laser photo Princess in Kimono Princess Diana tries on a Kimono presented to her by hosts of a Garden party held at Nijor Castle Friday in Honor of the Prince and Princess of Wales who Are visiting Kyoto Western Japan. Roanoke a. A cheap Oil has prompted at least one of the nations liquified Coal companies to go out of the business but officials with other firms said Friday they Hope to stay competitive and survive the Price drop. Gary Root former executive vice president of combo of America inc., said the St. Petersburg Fla. Firm has stopped making the Coal Oil mixture it was Selling As an alternative to Oil in Industrial boilers. A we cannot compete a said Root who is now vice president of one of com co a sister companies Mississippi River terminals. A Oil prices Are just economically forcing our customers to return to a research scientist at a Bristol va., Coal fuel development corporation said Friday that Oil Price fluctuations Are creating greater opportunities for the Industry As a stable Energy alternative. A a we be been working six Days a week 24 hours a Day a said or. Richard Wolfe executive vice president of United Coal company research corporation. A Coal is two times less expensive than current Oil prices in terms of Energy efficiency per ton a Wolfe said. A Oil prices have been four or five times higher than Coal in the he said us arc a United Coal company subsidiary recently shipped 100,000 Gallons of a Coal Oil mix please see ii prices a-2 ?

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