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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Looters Take AdvantagePolice Strike... A number of Baltimore city policemen set up a picket line at the entrance to the southern district station late Thursday. The striking policemen joined over 3,000 municipal employes who have been on strike for 12 days. The striking workers are seeking higher wages. \ouths loot a store in Hast Baltimore early Friday, after a number of Baltimore policemen joined a 12-day-old strike by more than 3.(NMI blue collar municipal workers. The striking policemen gave looters an opportunity to break into stores under the cover of darkness. I |g§ ; : rwimraiHitiiirr Her Favorite Flavor h'^10 UPI Telephotos When the weather gets warm. even the groundhogs will come of their holes for an ice cream cone In ottawa, Canada, a public works photographer tempted this groundhog with some ice cream and she promptly took it with her back into her den to share with her two youngsters. Near Miss By Meteor James Baker, Omaha, has caused quite a stir with this photograph he shot while vacationing Aug 111, 1972. in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming. As he was about to take the picture, a meteor passed over the mountain range and Baker shot away. Only this year did Baker learn that the meteor (arrow) was not a rocket re-entering the earth s atmosphere, as he thought when he took the photo. Scientists have since then estimated that the meteor narrowly missed hitting the earth and that ll it had its force would have equaled that of tile atomic bomb unleashed on Hiroshima The meteor was estimated to have been 4ti feet across, to have weighed 4,(MHI tons, and to have traveled along a course from Salt Lake* City to Calgary. Canada, in Itll seconds. UPl I Hic*photo"Pump Person” Linda Smith arrived in Tulsa Thursday on vacation with two big problems Her car needed repairs and sin* didn t have enough money So the young motlier of three* small children offered to pump gas fur a day if the service station would fix her car They would and site did — with such efficiency the station operator says In* may hire a full-time ‘ pump person." UPI Telephoto UPI Telephoto \ HRbYMAfU mud®.    WHO!    f    ti    A    1.1 ;

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