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Chronicle Telegram (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Elyria, Ohio A v forecast from acc Weatter a4 Home edition Ohio state Florida Cleveland state sacred heart 99 Cincinnati 74 47 Mississippi Valley 48 92 Oberlin 70 76 Ohio Wesleyan 68 Northern Iowa Bowling 43 Baldwin Wallace o notre 55 chronicle e e g r m 72 pages Slop cars Roll Andre Miller dishes off in Cleveland s 127 116 win Over Atlanta on saturday at Gund Arena sports d1 Heisman Winner Wisconsin s Ron Dayne who broke Ricky Williams College Rushing record garners the top College award. Sports d1 sour note Sabas a Tunas of Turkey came to the . To perfect the French Horn but getting enrolled in school has been a problem c1 sad subject Emily the Wellington police dog died when she was hit by a car and the City has t decided whether to replace her c1 Blessing the Pope says the Siste Chapel renovation is a3 you can email the chronicle at ect9ohlo.net visit our web site at the site is updated monday through Friday and is Best viewed at 800x600 Resolution accent books business Caber deaths Garden health Horoscope g34 lottery g8 movies b1-3 perspective g2 opinion c2 people g5 sports g4 to 07 travel a8 06 c3 c4 a d1 10 07 010 daddy s Little girl Virginia Velez at age 9, lies on top of her father Louis Velez in this family photo Louis used the nickname Munch is for his daughter while she would refer to him As pop father of slain girl clings to his Happy memories Dan hacking the chronicle Telegram lora1n Louis Velez wrings his fingers nervously and squints through red swollen eyes As he watches a videotape of his daughter s 15th birthday party which took place nov21 Virginia Velez was killed two Days later and her father has watched the party tape at least 100 times usually when the House is empty. It makes me Happy and sad at the same Velez 50, said the colourful lights of a family Christmas tree reflecting off his face i can see her on film but not in real life Virginia s body was found a wooded area behind the Home Henry Maldonado 18, shared with his Mother police contend Maldonado killed Velez Stran gling her in his Home and then carrying her body to the Woods Maldonado a former Boyfriend of Velez a has been charged with aggravated murder on the birthday tape Virginia spoons a second helping of Rice and Beans from a pot. Louis Velez gives her a birthday card which she reads carefully sounding out every syllable. Did i get Money " she says jokingly what do i look like to you a Ford worker or Louis Calls Back to his daughter grinning sheepishly. The whole family laughs. Since her death three family members have had Virginia s image tattooed onto their Shoul Ders in tribute including her brother Aaron Velez and step father Charlie Gibson. See Velez a8 Joe Mcintire chronicle tribute to Sis Aaron Velez brother of Virginia Velez shows the picture of her that he had tattooed to his shoulder student claims assault by . Teacher Jacqueline Palfy the chronicle Telegram North Ridgeville police Are investigating a complaint that a Middle school teacher assaulted a student thursday. A 13-year old North ring Evite Middle school student told his Mother that a teacher at the school grabbed him by the Arm and pushed him against a Wall Jennifer o Reilly the boy s Mother said. Superintendent Thomas Rock Well said the school is investigating to see if excessive Force was used we Don t encourage or con done any excessive use of Force by our Rockwell said Rockwell declined further comment o Reilly said her son s left Arm was bruised and scratched sgt Marty Garrow of the North ring Evite police depart ment said the complaint is being investigated to decide whether charges will be filed. O Reilly said she wants to see the teacher fired. This is the second incident my son has had with this o Reilly said she said the teacher whose name was unavailable saturday told the principal of the school that he grabbed the boy thurs Day and jerked him around. Prin Cipal John Komperda whose number is unlisted was unavailable for comment saturday o Reilly said her son was allegedly assaulted for asking a question that angered the teacher i d like to see the Man fired because this in t the first time and it won t be the last. If he can t control his anger what s going to happen next time when a student makes him mad he could snap and really Hurt some o Reilly said. No further information was available police did not release the report because the incident is under investigation Clinton agrees military Gay policy does t work Orlando Fla. A agree ing with his wife president Clin ton said saturday his 1993 Don t ask Don t Tell policy on Gays in the military does t work and pledged to work with the Penta gon to find a Way to fix it. It s out of whack he said. In a radio interview with lbs news Clinton said he meant to create a policy that would help Gay service members remain on duty without being persecuted for their sexual orientation but Clinton said the policy s flaws were revealed in the Case of a Young Soldier convicted of beat ing to death a fellow Soldier whom he suspected was Gay. I can Only Hope that this last brutal beating death of a Gay sol Dier will give some sobering impetus to a re examination of How this policy is implemented and whether we can do a better Job of fulfilling its original Clinton said its Origi Nal intent was that people would not be rooted out Clinton gave the interview sat urday after addressing the Florida democratic party Here. Later he flew on to fort Lauderdale to help raise Money for rep Alcee Hastings a Fla then to Miami for a dinner benefits my democratic congressional and senatorial candidates. The Hastings recep Tion was expected to raise while the Miami dinner was expected to bring in the president also told lbs he feels upcoming Degoti see Clinton a8 colleagues of 70s Radical awaiting trial worry about revived memories famous picture newspaper heiress Patty Hearst is shown during a 1974 Bank robbery. San Francisco a with a family and House in the suburbs Gray bearded Bill Harris easily blends into the Breezy life of the Bay area. But As the admitted kidnapper of news paper heiress Patty Hearst and a Leader of the sym ionese liberation army a band of 70s Era would be revolutionaries Harris knows his life could have easily been so different. Luck he realizes was on his Side i m Harris said. But my Good friends and comrades did t get a in this former hotbed of Radical poli tics the upcoming trial of one of their colleagues is rousing Long buried memo Ries of Haight Ashbury people s Park Telegraph Avenue and other locales once charged with the rhetoric of revolution. Today the Community of former Radi cals in the Bay area has taken on the veneer of Middle class life Law abiding citizens with families revolutionaries with careers and Radical lawyers working As respected defenders of civil rights but now Sara Jane Olson an sex Sla member who lived underground for two decades until her arrest this year is awaiting trial in los Angeles accused of trying to bomb two police cars in 1976 and those who have reinvented them selves worry anew witness stand appear ances could Shine a new spotlight on them. The past seems inescapable among them is the 55-year old Harris who served eight years in prison and now works As a private investigator Long divorced from wife Emily he is Remar ried has two children and a House on the City s outskirts. His dead friends Are never far from his conversations. Six Sla members perished in a shootout with los Angeles police in 1974 which set their Safe House afire and incinerated All those inside they Are the ghosts that haunt him that Day the harrises were stopped for see radicals. A familiar face Jack Scott former athletic director at Oberlin College and Sla member sits in his Berkeley Calif Home nov. 29 j

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