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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1990, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Friday May 11,1990iowa today final edition Cedar rapids Iowa vol. 108, no. 122 50 cents a first lady loud Jody Hovland plays Lou Henry Hoover in West Branch performances Page 1w baseball scoreboard . Only games scheduled royals 6 rangers 2 expos 8 dodgers 2 . Angels at mariners late padres 9 cardinals 1 tigers 10 Blue jays s Only games scheduled reds 10 pirates 4 twins 3 indians 2 inside metro Iowa a eight classrooms in the Marion school District will be retested for High radon Gas Levels Page 4a. Page 2 a twelve new Peregrine Falcon Chicks May find a Home this summer atop the telecoms Usa building in Cedar rapids. Page 2a. A Ripley a believe it or not May use the Story of a Cedar rapids Man who recovered his stolen car after 30 years. Page 2a. A Tom Miller recommends that Iowa a school year be lengthened to to months. Page 2a. Falcon watch Iowa news a Iowa health officials caution those who travel to states that have a measles epidemic. Page 7a. Money what to do if your Bank rejects today a chuckle did you hear about the gangster son who became a cop so he took after his fathers Side of the family a a regional newspaper serving Eastern Iowa Xvi u 60s a forecast Breezy and Cloudy today showers. Highs 60-66 lows 44-50. Today s Daylight 14 hrs., 25 min. See Page 16b. Your request for a business loan. Company doctor column Page 6b. Sports a u of i coaches talk about their Mission to collect Bucks for the i club. Page in. Index Abby. 12a Horoscope. 13b births. 14a Iowa news a Bridge. 12a legals. 9b Calendar. 10-11w log. 8a City briefs. 9b Money. 6b classified. 10-15b movies. 6w comics. 5b people. 16b crisscross. 12a sports. 1-4b crossword. 5b stocks. 7-8b crypt quote. 15b today. 4a deaths. 14a i to. 12a editorial. 6a .-world3a games 12a House oks a family leave Bill margin not big enough to override threatened veto Washington apr the House voted thursday to require employers to give workers up to three months unpaid leave for family emergencies ignoring a threatened veto and opponents who said the Bill would help Only a a Yuppie workers who can afford to forgo paychecks. The House voted 237-187 to approve the family and medical leave act and Send it to the Senate. The vote while a Victory for its bipartisan supporters was Well Short of what would be needed to override a presidential veto. Though the Bill had the backing of the House democratic leadership 54 democrats sided with business groups that opposed the Bill. Thirty nine republicans supported the Bill. The Bill is strongly opposed by the Bush administration and faces a contentious and Uncertain future in the Senate. Iowa gov. Terry Branstad vetoed a similar Bill passed by the Iowa legislature. The Senate labor and human resources committee approved a similar Bill More than a year ago but sponsors have yet to schedule floor action. None was expected before memorial Day. The measure would require business and government employers to provide workers with up to 12 weeks of unpaid medical leave or leave for the care of a new child or ill child Parent or spouse. It exempts businesses with fewer than 50 workers. Employers would have to continue health insurance a please turn to 15a leave tax or Cut Iowa faces �?T92 crunch by Rod Bot Hart Gazette Des Moines Bureau Des Moines a Iowa Law makers and the next governor May have a difficult time balancing the 1992 state budget without higher taxes or spending cutbacks the states top budget experts said thursday. But legislative leaders said its too Early to predict what action might be necessary in the 1992 budget because of such factors As economic vitality and pending Federal budget decisions. A i think it is possible to avoid any tax increase its going to be very difficult but it is possible a said Patrick Cavanaugh director of the Iowa department of management. Cavanaugh gov. Terry bran stadts budget director currently projects a $1.3 million surplus for the fiscal 1992 budget year based on future spending commitments and a projected 5 percent annual there a no room for error no room for missing the estimate. J j Dennis Prouty growth in revenues. A with a balance of $1.3 million out of a $3 billion budget there a no room for error no room for missing the Revenue estimate by any amount and the expenditures would have to be pretty tight a said Dennis Prouty director of the Legisla Tive fiscal Bureau. A a it a not going to be easy by any Means a he added. A it can be done within the current Revenue sources but there a some things that will probably have to be eliminated or budget officials Are Uncertain whether state revenues no tickets yet outside cannot see inside according to the Iowa state patrol. And a Federal motor vehicle Standard says those windows can Only be 30 percent tinted that 70 percent of the available Light must pass through the Windshield and Side windows. Gorsuch said the degree of window tinting is an Issue for three reasons a safety for the other Drivers motorcyclists bicyclists and pedestrians who count on being Able to see through a Drivers tinted windows. A in the event of an Accident an insurance adjuster might consider window darkness As a contributing Factor in an Accident. A safety of police officers who need to be a please turn to 15a windows Kevin Herren shot outside Home Brian Clarke charged in shooting by Dick Hogan Gazette courts reporter Regina Herren testified thursday that she never asked Brian Clarke to harm her husband nor did he Ever express intentions of doing so. That a Why she was shocked when she Learned several hours after her husband Kevin was shot last dec. 13, that Marion police had arrested Clarke she told jurors. Regina Herren said she and Clarke had become romantically involved two months before the shooting. Clarke 23, of Springville is charged with attempting to murder Kevin Herren 29, who was shot four times shortly after Midnight dec. 13 outside the Herren so Home at Marion Mobile Home court 700 35th St. His trial began monday. Herren a 24-year-old wife whose nickname is Gina was Clarkes first defense witness. She told jurors she and Clarke had known each other since High school when they worked at the same store. She said they were just Good friends who could confide in each other until last october when the relationship turned intimate. Regina Herren said she warned Clarke a please turn to 15a shooting a please turn to 15a budget us a says Corn yields expected to set record by Bert Kreitlow Gazette Rural affairs writer the Federal government thursday estimated this years com yields at an time High. The . Department of agriculture a projection of the nations com and soybean crops assuming Normal weather calculated the com Harvest will exceed the 8-billion-Bushel level and reach its largest amount since 1986. The report based on weather conditions As of May i assumes a 120 Bushel per acre yield for Corn which would be a record yield said Iowa state University economist Robert Wisner. Using that yield and an estimate of planted acreage the government projected a Corn crop of 8.1 billion bushels. In soybeans the government assumed a yield of 33 Bushel per acre to calculate this Falls crop at 1.925 billion bushels which would be just slightly larger than the 1987 crop. Wisner said the governments com and soybean projections will not carry a lot of weight among Grain traders and analysts because the estimates Are very Early and Are not based on an actual Survey of Farmers. A they wont have a lot of significance a he said. A but the Trade will see them As having More realism than a year ago because we Are in a lot better shape for moisture. But a lot of weather has to be logged yet before those crops come the us a will make a revised estimate of planted acreage for com and soybeans in june and then begin forecasting the size of the crop based on Farmer surveys in August. The government also estimated the Winter wheat crop will be up a whopping 44 percent from the drought and Winter damaged crop harvested last summer. Tinted windows by Kurt Rogahn Gazette staff writer Eastern iowans can learn whether their tinted car windows Are too dark saturday a with the help of Iowa state troopers. The Iowa state patrol will use its recently purchased Mars window trans meter which measures the amount of Light filtering through tinted Glass to test car windows Between 9 . And noon saturday at state patrol Post la 5400 16th ave. So. Before the meters were purchased patrol officers did no to have a very Good Means of determining whether tinted windows violated Iowa Law said it. . Gorsuch. It was like trying to catch speeding violators without a radar gun. A now we be got something to go people who show up for the free tests saturday will not be ticketed. A the idea behind this is just to. Show what is Safe what is lawful and what is not Gorsuch said a and if it is too dark to suggest that it be Iowa statutes state the Windshield and windows to the right and left of the Driver cannot be so dark that a person Regina Herren answers a question thursday from a defense attorney about the shooting of her husband. Kevin outside their Marion Mobile Home. Regina Herren testified Gazette photo by Todd Mcinturf she was having an affair with Brian Clarke who is on trial for attempted murder in the shooting. Wife testifies for defense in shooting coming tomorrow new rules to restrict Deer Hunting in Iowa

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