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Colorado Springs Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned publicity enhances Dillon a image. Page a Christmas Candy jewelled fruitcakes brine sparkle to Holiday table/e1 College football air Force. 30 sum. 17 Urcla. 20 leu. 55 notre Dame. 17 Arkansas. 17 Southern Cal. 19 Florida state. 21 Kansas state. 33 a Ohio state. 24 Wash. State. 24 Brigham Young. 17 Colorado. 10 Michigan. 14 Washington. 20 Utah. 12 Colorado Springs -1 a Freedom newspaper u 11 Ith year Gazette Telegraph 15c daily a 35c sunday sunday nov. 21, 1982 by Ralph Routon it sports editor nobody wanted to leave. The outcome had Long since been decided saturday afternoon and the fifth largest crowd Ever to fill Falcon stadium knew the ensuing traffic Jam would be no less than monstrous. Yet every air Force football fan in that Joyful throng of 46,712 wanted to savor what was happening. Air Force never before had beaten notre Dame a but the message atop the big South scoreboard told the Story of this historic afternoon. Air Force 30, notre Dame 17. With several minutes still to play several Hundred cadets had swarmed behind each a More Victory stories on pages i d3. End zone. When the last time out came with 19 seconds left the goalposts began to topple. Then came the inevitable countdown �?o10-9-8. 3-2-1 a explosion. Now the goalposts splintered with lines of cadets carting 15-foot-Long souvenir shafts of the circular Metal off the Field. Everybody who deserved it received a Victory ride on someone a shoulders. Cadets stormed the Field and the emotional outburst caught Many of notre Dames already frustrated towers by Surprise. Some including Irish head coach Gerry Faust simply stood in a Daze and watched As air Force revealed in its big moment then As everyone in Blue stood and Sang the Afa Alma mater. But this one Wasny to just for the Academy. It Wasny to just for the retired military who make up a big portion of Falcon fandom. See Falcons Page a2 Andropov consolidates Power Moscow a Yuri v. Andropov the new soviet communist party chief has consolidated his Power far More rapidly than expected and now appears to be the top candidate to assume the late Leonid i. Brezhnev a other Post that of president soviet sources and communist diplomats say. When Brezhnev died nov. To the betting was that Andropov held the Edge in taking Brezhnev a party Post but no one ruled out Konstantin u. Chernenko Brezhnev a Long time Friend and aide. In the past few Days sources have confirmed that Andropov 68, and Chernenko 71, waged a Tough Battle to succeed Brezhnev but that Andropov won after getting the support of defense minister Dmitri f. Ustinov foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko and ukrainian party Boss Vladimir v. Sherbitsky. When Andropov was named general Secretary of the party two Days after Brezhnev died it was believed that Chernenko would be named president a Job which confers head of state status. He is still seen As having an outside shot at the Job a but Only if Andropov has decided that he does no to want it. The announcement of the new presi Dent is thought Likely on tuesday during a meeting of the supreme soviet the National parliament which will vote on a candidate. If Andropov does not take the presidents Job the sources said the 73-year-old Gromyko is the next most Likely candidate. Gromyko a most Likely successor As foreign minister the sources said would be Anatoly f. Dobrynin the 63-year-old ambassador to the United states a a Job he has held for More than 21 years see Andropov Page a2 Yuri v. Andropov space shuttle a Good buy 69% of americans believe new York apr seven of to americans think the space shuttle program is a Good investment for the country according to a new associated press Abc news poll. A majority also said they think the government is spending the right amount or not enough on the space program. A plurality said the main purpose of the space program should be scientist in exploration rather than National defense. And the 1,583 adults in the nationwide Telephone poll monday and tuesday were almost evenly divided Over whether they would travel in outer space themselves if they had a Chance. Men however were much More Likely than women to say they would take a space flight. Sixty nine percent said the space shuttle program is a Good investment for the country while 21 percent said it is a bad investment and to percent were not sure. When the same question was asked in an a Abc news poll a year ago 59 percent said the shuttle program was a Good investment. The space shuttle Columbia the most visible result of the More than $6 billion a year being spent on the space program on tuesday completed its first commercial Mission and fifth Overall. In the poll 36 percent said they think the United states is spending about the right amount of Money on the space program. Inside 19 sections 292 pages around Home Al movies h3 business i names faces cd classified 16 other voices e14 crossword 15 people Etc. I deaths a4 perspective 11 dear Abby f2 real estate i editorial 14 scoreboard d12 Horoscope h4 seniors f12 lifestyle f1 sports i metro by vitals b4 Ette switchboard 632-5511 Lian Winter tonight in mid teens. Chance of n monday. Details a4. Governors claim regions picking pockets of West gov. Ted Schwinden by Michelle p. Fulcher it staff writer Western governors saturday hammered at a political coalition they charged is trying to wrest scarce Federal Money from their states. A your pickets Are and will be systematically picked by regional forces from Northeast and Midwest states who Are using their current financial woes As an excuse to change Federal funding formulas to their Benefit said Montana a democratic gov. Ted Schwinden. Schwinden spoke during the second Day of a governors told there is Little Chance for a seeded up tax Cut. Page b4. Meetings of the Western governors policy office Westwo being held at the Broadmoor. The conference concludes today when the governors will continue to map strategy for a meeting with Interior Secretary James Watt on monday. Several of the governors met in closed session saturday afternoon to discuss the meeting with Watt scheduled to be held in see governors Page a2 friends clap at acquittal in trap trial troyes France apr a jury saturday night acquitted a 45-year-old garage owner of involuntary homicide in the 1976 death of a burglar who broke into the Many a summer Home and was killed when he picked up a Booby trapped transistor radio about 200 friends neighbors and supporters of the defendant who packed into the Small courtroom broke into applause and cheers when the innocent verdict was read and had to be shouted into order by the judge. The Case which caused a Lively debate in the French Media Over a legitimate self defense and Drew hundreds of people to rallies in support of the garage owner became a rallying Point for growing Public concern Over Frances increasing crime rate. The defendant Lionel Legras had been the victim of 13 burglaries at his summer Home when he decided to take matters into his own hands in 1976 by loading a transistor radio with Gunpowder and rigging it to a Home made self Detonator he Hung a sign on his front Gate warning that the residence was Boob trapped and told local police what he had done. On nov. 22, 1976, two men broke into the unoccupied Home. One Rene Vermeulen was killed when he picked up the radio and it exploded. The other Andre Rousseau was seriously injured and eventually lost the use of one Eye. Rousseau testified he and Vermeulen had broken into the House to get out of the cold and had Only wanted to listen to music when the radio exploded. He said had not read the warning sign on the summer Homes Gate because a i done to know How to Bob Jackson Gazette Telegraph it sure feels Good air Force Academy cadets tear Down the goal posts saturday after the Falcons first time Ever Victory Over notre dam boys in Blue turn fighting Iris crowd goes wild As Falcons swoop past notre Dame Green a

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