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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Meet an iowan who a part of a Miami vice what path did Michael Talbott a native of Rural Waverly follow to join one of tvs hottest shows to vision Page 3 bomb shelters for bureaucrats plan to protect state and local officials from nuclear attack being studied wow Washington Post 1ashington a the Reagan administration which five years ago proposed massive evacuations from cities in the event of nuclear attack is considering a revised plan that would shelter state and local officials while encouraging the rest of the population to rely on the Federal emergency management Agency Fema has drafted a $1.5 billion plan to build 600 bomb shelters for local officials Between 1988 and 1992, according to internal Fema documents. The proposal is being reviewed by other agencies including the defense department and office of management and budget Fema officials said. The shelters would enable local governments to manage Quot the trans attack period and restore Quot Post attack government and society a a Fema document said. Eventually 3,400 shelters would be built at unspecified Cost. The shelters would also protect land records so that nuclear War survivors can Quot retain and demonstrate ownership of property that is not destroyed Samuel speck associate Fema director said in a Telephone interview Friday. At the same time Quot the program recognizes the need for citizens to assume greater responsibility for their survival Protection a the Fema proposal states. Referring to the millions of civil defense volunteers in the 1950s, the plan Calls for dissemination of 3.8 million Low Cost radiation detectors and Quot instructional materials adaptable for use by families schools churches and others. States and local communities that refuse to prepare for nuclear attack in this Way could lose Federal funds for other emergencies such As hurricanes and earthquakes according to Fema director Julius Becton or. Sen. William Proxmire d-wis., who made some documents available to the Washington Post wrote in a May 8 letter to Becton that the Fema plan Quot appears similar to the a please turn to Isa shelters despite party hostility Cortez plans to speak by Ken Sullivan Gazette political writer although the Welcome mat apparently wont be out when Iowa democrats gather for their six District conventions today Juan Cortez of Cedar rapids insists that he will attempt to speak at least to democrats assembled in Cedar rapids. Democrats will hold the 2nd District convention beginning at to this morning at veterans memorial coliseum. Cortez who filed nomination papers As a candidate for the democratic nomination for . Senator is campaigning under the Banner of Lyndon Larouche and the National democratic policy committee. After two Larouche candidates won nominations in the Illinois primary election this Spring democratic activists in other states moved to prevent a repeat perform Cement coffin for reactor soviets say fire out move to prevent China syndrome Loa Angeles times Moscow a officials of the International atomic Energy Agency said Friday that a Concrete coffin is being built to Bury the damaged chernobyl nuclear reactor and eliminate any risk of a meltdown into the Earth Souter crust a the so called China syndrome. The officials reported that fires in the reactor Core were extinguished and that temperatures have fallen below the level that would melt uranium oxide nuclear fuel mini reporter talks about How soviets control news Page a Mizing the threat of a runaway nuclear reaction. Quot the situation appears to be stabilizing a Morris Rosen an american who is the Agency a director of safety said at a news conference. The Iaea is a . Agency based in Vienna. Quot relatively Little radiation is escaping from the chernobyl reactor now Rosen said and there Are no Quot hot spots inside the Core. Soviet experts ordered tunnelling under the damaged reactor Core to place a foundation for a Concrete Tomb that will encase the reactor and end the threat of further radiation leaks Iaea officials said. But they said that the situation at the disaster site now made it highly unlikely although theoretically possible that the reactor would get out of control and Start sinking through the Earth s crust in what is called Ance in their primaries. In a special Resolution the Iowa democratic Central committee has advised against allowing Larouche candidates an Opportunity to speak at events sponsored by the democratic party. Quot candidates who support the principles expressed by Lyndon Larouche do not uphold or support the principles of the democratic party a the Resolution declares. Quot it is not the role of the democratic party to provide a forum for Radical denying him an Opportunity to speak could be a violation of Iowa Law Cortez told the Gazette on Friday noting one provision in state code prohibits Quot denying or attempting to prevent someone from seeking Federal Cortez was Given an Opportunity to address delegates to the Linn and Polk county democratic Conven a please turn to Isa Cortez Gazette photo by John Milvor Bradley Yahnker a attorney David Correll right and Iowa division of criminal investigation agent Robert Harvey View a transcript from Yahnker a first murder trial. The transcript from the first trial indicated Harvey said he had 18 or 19 years experience in firearms identification but Harvey said Friday that he had eight or nine years experience and that the court reporter in the first trial must have misunderstood him bullets match gun expert says by Roland Krekeler Gazette courts reporter How qualified was a state firearms examiner to conclude that a gun belonging to Bradley Yahnker a family was the one from which the Bullet that killed Joni Heims was fired that question was one of the focuses of attention Friday in the 19-year-old Rural Anamosa Man s first degree murder trial in Linn District court. Yahnke is accused of killing the 18-year-old woman at her Southwest Cedar rapids apartment on Jan. 24, 1985, by firing one shot into her Chest with a Small Tum of the Century .22 Caliper Rifle. Iowa division of criminal investigation firearms examiner Robert Harvey was on the stand from about 9 . Until 4 . Friday. He said microscopic Marks on the fatal Bullet matched Marks on four test bullets he fired from the Yahnke gun sufficiently for him to conclude that the fatal Bullet was fired from the Yahnke gun. Defense attorney David Correll entered his Cross examination of Harvey on matters contrasting Harvey a training experience and duties with those of an Fri firearms examiner who testified thursday. The Fri agent William Albrecht testified that there were insufficient microscopic markings on the fatal Bullet to determine whether or not it had been fired from the Yahnke gun. Harvey testified on direct examination by assistant county attorney Jerry Vander Sanden that he has scored too percent on several tests he has taken to determine his proficiency at identifying which bullets had or had not been fired from a certain gun. Harvey said he believed he has conducted More a please turn to 15a Yahnke the China syndrome. Even so Hans Blix the Agency a director general said that the chernobyl Accident was the worst in the history of nuclear Energy from the standpoint of serious radiation injuries and the amount of radioactive pollution emitted. In a turnabout the soviet Union agreed to provide daily readings on radiation Levels to the Iaea from seven weather stations including a please turn to Isa nuke land Bank foreclosures in Iowa soar by Dan Miller Gazette term writer Des Moines a in a single year the number of Omaha Federal land Bank Loans in foreclosure in Iowa has More than doubled. That was just one part of a first Quarter report released Friday by the farm credit Banks that also spelled out combined first Quarter losses of $71 million for two of the three Banks in the Omaha District. Also announced Friday were details of a plan that officials Hope will Branstad aides say new foreclosure rules May not go far enough 9b make the Banks More competitive with commercial lenders. The plan offered by the nationwide farm credit system to its Federal regulator the farm credit administration would lower interest rates below the current 12.75, percent. The land Bank has placed 104 Loans into foreclosure so far this year while % foreclosed Loans were resolved reported John hading Omaha farm credit Banks president and chief executive officer. These new foreclosures raised the total number of Iowa land Bank Loans in foreclosure at the end of the first Quarter to 1,016, compared to 460 the same time last year. Still Quot foreclosure is the last resort when All other forms of loan restructuring have failed. Hailing said. The disclosure of first Quarter losses in the four state Omaha District came just a few Days after the nationwide farm credit system announced first Quarter losses of $206 million. Although both systems reported profits last year neither announcement was unexpected since Many Farmers continue to have severe financial problems. The Federal land Bank of Omaha and its 31 associations reported a net loss of $55 million in the first Quarter. Because of a longstanding loss sharing agreement with other land Banks in the nationwide system a please turn to Isa foreclosures a Good Iowa news National Media to hear Story ideas i metro Lowa Page 4a Brown loses close decision sports Page 1b, 10b evangelist sees self As a paramedic for society a 10a expected highs Iowa a weather rain Likely today highs 66-76. Decreasing cloudiness West tonight scattered rain East. Lows 50-58. See 10b. Iowa today saturday May 10,1986 35 cents final edition volume 104, number 121 the Cedar rapids Gazette Cedar rapids Iowa in our 104th Yea Index births. 14a Ann Landers. 13a bom Bec ii 13a local a a City briefs 12a Money. 6b classified 1-12c movies. 13a comics 58 outdoor 46 crisscross. 58 people. 3a crossword 56 religion. 10a crypt quote 12c sports. 1-38 deaths. 14a stocks. 7-88 East Iowa a today. 12a editorial. A to. Tab farm. 96 u a world. 3a Iowa today. 4a weather 106 today a chuckle done to think your spouse worships you just because a Burnt offering is placed before you every night. Copyright Well done burgers May pose cancer risk study finds los Angeles apr Ham burgers 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 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 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 Miller head scientist at 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 a please turn to 18a hamburgers

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