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Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 17, 1994, Colorado Springs, Colorado A y. In 1colorado Springs thursday february 17,1994 35 1 daily/$1 sunday Don t worry it s under control Crews from seven agencies including the Colorado Springs fire department the air Force Academy and the . Forest service took part in setting a controlled Blaze near Blodgett Peak on wednesday. Above Jim Ivi Cdermott of the air Force Academy natural resources office uses a drip Torch to Light an area during the 375-acre Burn at right smoke covers Blodgett Peak. The bum and a 175-acre Burn North of the . I Mccullough water treatment plan were set to improve wildlife habitat along the Rampart Range. Urban development has reduced the Quality of available wildlife habitat in the area. Officials delayed the Burns a Day to wait for the proper weather conditions. City Wasson student suspected of trying to Poison teacher incident the third in two months by Marcus Montoya and Zubeck Gazette Telegraph a Wasson High school Junior was arrested Wedgie Day on suspicion of second degree assault for allegedly dumping typewriter correction fluid into a Tea Chers Coffeepot. It was the third incident involving the poisoning of or attempting to Poison teachers in the Colorado Springs area in two months. A Cheyenne Mountain High school teacher Barbara Lewis suffered severe Burns in her Mouth and Throat on dec. 15 after a 17-year-old student allegedly slipped a caustic chemical into her water bottle. Falcon Middle school science teacher top Grossman reportedly stopped a 13-year-old student before he could pour 30 drops of Battery acid into another teacher s drink on Jan. 24. Both of those students Are facing charges. The Wasson student whose name was not released was suspended from school wednesday and recommended for expulsion. School District 11 spokeswoman Tracy Cooper said District officials will cooperate with Law enforcement if charges Are filed in the wednesday incident. Cooper and police gave this account the student asked to use a Telephone in an office Tya cent to a drama classroom about 2 30 Draina teacher Nancy Vogel 35, a permission and the student went into the office which ils used by several teachers. Moments later quot so walked in and he was supposedly pouring White out in writhe Coffeepot quot Cooper said. Vogel who has taught drama at the school for three years did not drink from the tainted pot and was not injured. Authorities could t say who was the target or give the student s motive. The student was in one of Vogel s classes. Seep0is0ning/a3 \ business . Wins $6 billion saudi Deal the . Aerospace Industry beat out foreign competitors wednesday to win a $6 billion Deal to build 50 commercial air planes for saudi Arabia Commerce Secretary Ron Brown estimated that the agreement Means that 100,000 american jobs will be added or saved. Boeing co of Seattle and Mcdonnell Douglas corp. Of st. Louis will build the planes which will replace the saudis entire commercial Fleet. The agreement also will Benefit other firms across the country that manufacture Jet engines and other air plane parts. Complete report a 10statehdusetnts inst Check on gun sales Bill would provide report on buyer s background associated Ress Denver a an quot inst Check quot system for those wanting to buy handguns was Given final approval in the Colorado House of representatives on wednesday and sailed into the Senate with no debate. The measure hb1276, introduced by rep. Dave Owen a Greeley was approved 59-5. It is linked to the Federal Brady Law covering handgun purchases. Owen said monday he wants to authorize a state program that provides a Quick background Check on prospective handgun buyers when they buy guns from federally licensed dealers. Although the Brady Law provides for a five Day waiting period Owen s Bill would provide background checks in a matter of minutes through the Colorado Bureau of investigation. The Brady Law s focus is the buyer s criminal history and not the five Day waiting period Owen explained. His measure would not apply to transactions Between private citizens or to handgun purchases at Public gun shows. It sets up a purchaser background Check under the Brady Law s guidelines. Under the provisions of Owen s Billy a prospective buyer would fill out the Bureau form that parallels the Federal form. The form is to determine whether the prospective buyer has a extended Bear Hunting season defeated/b2 criminal history or is a fugitive from the Law for example. The form also would contain information on such things As honorable or i shot Rable discharges from the military or who ther prospective buy have any temporary restraining orders ? filed against them. If the report comes Back from the a Tureau without negative inv formation it would have an approval number the nontransferable data would be held in Bureau computers for 24 hours Owen explained. The Bill was amended to allow the Bureau to Transfer negative information to local Law enforcement agencies quot in order to preserve opponents said they feared the informal tips Check program would be completed too quickly enabling for exam pie an applicant to be arrested at 12 ., and that same Day apply for a handgun at 2 In such a Case information on the arrest would not reach the Bureau system by the time the Check was completed they argued. The Owen Bill is expected to be assigned to a Senate committee during this morning s session and an initial hearing is expected Early next week. Business Blo City state by class led is comics of cr�ssword/d5 di8est/a2 Rasmon do fortiierecord/b4 a restyle do movies/d3 0bltuaries/b4 open pm be scoreboard be sports cd televisi<hi/d4 tellittogt/b6 lifestyle looking Slimmer Chapelier taller or Shorter is simply a matter of it Freedom weather f i copyt<gmeis94 mostly Cloudy and Windy today High 62. Low tonight 35./a2for a weary Harding just making it to tie games is a Liard Louglin Victory by Bob Baum associated press Oslo Norway a she walked toward the front of the Cabin turned and faced a captive audience. Quot i m going to help Fly the plane quot Tonya Harding announced. A scary thought indeed for anyone who s seen her Dodge reporters in a pickup truck. And most of us had. Then Tonya laughed a slightly wicked laugh. Associated press she said i have just travelled 5,000 Miles with this woman. I still Don t know How she feels about her upcoming reunion of with Nancy Kerrigan. But during the nine hour Sas flight from Seattle to Copenhagen Denmark and finally to Oslo i could t help but notice she pleasantly signs autographs with Smiley faces beneath them likes baked apples slathered with whipped Cream and custard likes to pad around in socks and is allergic to seafood. She drank Coffee and went for the brisket at mealtime. The Little things Are easy to know about the world s most famous figure skater. The big things Are Best left to the . Legal system and quot inside edition quot the syndicated television show that virtually owns Harding these Days. The show s producers paid her a Nice sum a reportedly $500>000 or More a for a series of exclusive interviews. Shortly after the . Figure skating team poses wednesday at the olympic _ Hamar Norway. Prom left Are Scott Davis Tonya Harding Jeriod Swallow Elizabeth Punsalan Karen Cou land Todd Reynolds Joni Meno Todd Sand Kyoko Ina Jason Dungjen Brian Bolzano and Nancy Kerrigan. Harding who had just arrived in Norway and Kerrigan greeted each other without rancor wednesday chatting during a Chance encounter at the athletes Village they will share the ice in practice starting today in preparation for next week s showdown. Takeoff she left her assigned seat and headed to the smoking Section to sit near her quot inside Elk lotion quot friends she sat there All the Way to Denmark. But by travelling in the same eur class Cabin 1 was Able to r steal a few minutes with her. She wore a Blue Flower print Blouse Navy Blue tights and White Crew socks. Later she Sot with an ice bag resting on both Ankles. She was Friendly throughout. Harding made it Clear that her trip to the Lillehammer games a anything but assured a few Days ago is a Victory no matter what happens when she skates next week. Quot it feels really great quot the 23-year-old skater said. Quot i m tired but glad that i m going. I mean i m going to Norway quot. Seehailftln6/a3 Dave Barry s exclusive Dave says he has photos of Tonya Harding standing naked with a reindeer./a3 Silver for Mclntyre Liz Mclntyre of Winter Park wins an olympic Silver medal in moguls skiing second Gold for Koss Johann Olav Koss sets a world record in the 1,500-meter Speed skating event./c4 quot Husson sonar quot quot Roll the russian hockey team Routs Austria 9-1./c5 a a Alpine sitting f men s super a. Fig Rifi sitting men s technical pro amp am. Icon hockey Canada is. A United states. To Channel u a 7-9 ., 7-10 Int a h ,-4 Its a a cd j Ai

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