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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Cumberland, Maryland Cumberland times news. Wednesday april 4,1990 _3 study newspapers a Over the past month students in mrs. Jennifer Hendershott a classes at Bishop Walsh Middle High school have participated in various activities using the newspapers provided by the Cumberland times news. Here ninth grader Karen Bisset left and mrs. Hendershot peruse an article during class. The students have used the newspapers to find current events information to discover the functions of the newspaper and its parts and to learn about editorial writing. Times news Rick Twigg americans wave lithuanian Flag solar insecticides. More by Keay Davidson san Francisco examiner a a let the Sun Shine in appears to be president Bush a philosophy. A after suffering Steep funding declines during the Reagan administration renewable Energy research programs Are basking once again in a bit of Federal Sunshine a science Magazine says. A a for the first time in a decade the department of Energy is proposing significant increases in the budgets for solar and biomass Energy a a a unique Marine science Institute is growing on the Shore of Monterey Bay in Central California one that Bonds scientists and engineers in a single unit through the use of the latest computer technology and unmanned submersible equipment a the journal scientist says. Among other things the Monterey Bay aquarium research Institute is a leading the world in the development of remotely operated vehicles Rov. These lightweight rovers can go where no humans have been and transmit unprecedented images of life under the Waves to scientists viewing their actions on their computer a a recombinant Dan technology could make a new generation of virus based insecticides that work by reducing the appetites of crop damaging caterpillars a says a statement from the Magazine nature. A a cover Story on the Hubble space Telescope graces a recent Issue of aviation week amp space technology. The Telescope is scheduled for launch thursday april 12 aboard the space shuttle discovery. A if Hubble works As designed its ability to observe objects in deep space from above the Earth a turbulent atmosphere will Mark the single largest Advance in astronomy since 1609, when Galileo first used a crude Telescope to View the night sky a the Magazine says. Launch of the Telescope aboard discovery was in doubt late tuesday when a broken water pipe sprayed water on electrical equipment interrupting testing of the $1.5 billion space Telescope. A despite the forthcoming Hubble launch these Are gloomy Days for fans of manned spaceflight. Nasa should be ready to Cut its budget request for fiscal year 1991 by up to $1.5 billion says rep. Bob Traxler d-mich., who chairs the powerful House appropriations committee. He adds that the Agency has no Chance of winning Multi year funding for its proposed manned space station. Congress is also Likely to slash Nasa requests for funds to plan flights to the Moon and Mars aviation week says. A on the other hand a it notes a members of Congress expressed enthusiasm for the unmanned Mission to planet Earth a program to intensely study the planets environment and thereby help policymakers solve global pollution a in London a a proposal to launch hundreds of satellites the size of softballs As a Means of improving communications with troops in Remote areas is being studied by the British ministry of defense a says space news. One advocate notes that a in rugged terrain such As parts of Norway troops often must scale Hills before they can communicate via existing military a a Unasa stores hundreds of thousands of magnetic tapes in a deplorable conditions a according to a report by the general accounting office. A detailed Nasa rebuttal accused the Gao of making a a superficial analysis of tape handling storage and a nasal a first space walk in five years is scheduled for this november during the flight of the space shuttle Atlantis. Distributed by Scripps Howard news service the Earth is not perfectly round. Distances measured through the poles Are Shorter than those at the Equator. By Charles Campbell associated press writer Washington a president Bush May be reluctant to recognize Lithuania a new government but customers at a colourful stand in Union stations main Hall Are eager to wave the Flag. They re so eager that there a been a run on lithuanian flags patches key chains and Lapel pins at Alamo flags where manager Dante Payne a order Book amounts to a weather vane of world events. A people will come by and say a i heard about it on the news. Give me they think Freedom is great a Payne said. In the past week Payne has sold about too of his 4-by-6-Inch flags at $3.99 each and 25 of the demonstration size 3-by-5-foot banners for $35. A i have to order at least twice a week a Payne said from his stand in Washington a elegantly renovated main train station. A you can see we be almost sold out of patches. There a just one patches sell for $4. For Lithuania supporters who want to show the yellow Green and red colors More discreetly key chains and Lapel pins Are priced at $3.99 each. Payne said Many of his customers Are americans with lithuanian roots others buy in Apple pie services a tax preparations i 10 Knox St. 777 ahoo Cumberland Iii a a a i open daily 2 to 9 sat 10-1 bulk for demonstrations and the rest Are mostly curious passers by. Dan Raber a 17-year-old High school student from Kingsport tenn., Falls into another category the motivated collector. A i collect flags from different countries a he said. A with All this going on and Lithuania becoming a Brand new nation i thought it would be interesting to get a Flag of while he was at it Raber picked up Little flags from Estonia and Latvia in Case Lithuania a Baltic neighbors follow it Down the Tricky path toward Independence from the soviet Union. Some other Washington based Flag outlets reported no special increase in lithuanian Flag sales. A i have had some Calls i say dozens by any Means a said Diane Wolter a Saleswoman for Betsy Ross Flag girls inc. But she said political currents do affect the Flag business. A since the Berlin Wall came Down there a been a lot of interest in Eastern Europe a she said. A when we had this Flag burning thing that increased business the extra sales were to Flag supporters she hastened to add not to people wanting to set the stars and stripes ablaze. At Union station Payne said demand for the lithuanian Flag has not matched the Rush for czechoslovakian flags last november or for african National Congress banners when Nelson Mandela was freed in South Africa in february. Alamo flags boasts that it stocks flags from every country and All 50 states. Howard dental group i my family dentistry dentures in the Home a privacy and confidentiality or. Paul Lin . Now accepting Dent icare amp Randmark patients 115 South Centre Street a 301 722-6130 or. James j. Howard Lavale a 301 724-2978 extended evening amp saturday hours j buying a hearing Aid discover Lavale Plaza where your savings will multiply As you shop our 22 Quality stores filled with eggs a optional values. Always plenty of free at the door parking Don t miss the Hunt this saturday Washington a a report from the american association of retired persons has been published to help peo pie who need a hearing Aid. A far too Many people allow a hearing loss to limit their lives a said a up executive director Horace b. Deets. A the Purchase of a hearing Aid can make a tremendous the first step the report says is to visit a doctor. Hearing loss can be a symptom of a treatable problem such As diabetes and a hearing Aid could mask that problem. Hearing aids Are sold by physicians audiologists and nearing Aid dealers. And there Are three kinds of hearing aids behind the ear models those that go in the ear and those that fit in the ear canal. Prices Range from $500 to $2,000. For a free copy Send a postcard to product report hearing aids di3766a Arp fulfilment Elk 1261909 ii St. New. Washington. A. J0049. Pride in our kitchens. Stint matches by month mind Ai i mom Otanm come Sra Fairgrounds april 26, 27, 28 amp 29 april 7th event held Shine or ruins in ared in front Fathey s Muir designers i 3, i 5 years 2 15 6,7 years 2 30 8,9, to years 3 age groups s50.00 savings Bond to the Winner in age group. 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