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Daily News Record (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Harrisonburg, Virginia Hiring Gripe Emu facing Bias claim from prof Page 13 weather rain 162 24pages april 1990 4332702 25 cents Lithuania gets soviet Rebuff new measures approved them service Moscow president Mikhail Gorbachev and his new presiden tial Council decided on monday to take unspecified additional eco and other measures against Lithuania after rejecting the rebel republics latest attempt to explain its declaration of the 16member with Gorbachev in the decided that the lithuanian reply to his March 31 a peal to repeal the declaration was not constructive and did not open an Avenue toward settling the official press Tass said the Council considered the reply by the lithuanian presi vytautas a dead members of the presidential Council concluded that additional and other measures should be taken to protect the soviet Constitution and the inter ests of citizens living in the Republic and the soviet Union As a Tass reported in a four paragraph account of the session that gave no hint of what Moscow might do a spokesman for the lithuanian government in the Baltic states said late monday night that there was no sign of new action by soviet who have occupied printing the chief prosecutors and the communist party Headquarters there since the republics declaration of Independence on March after learning of the decision by the Moscow she Landsbergis told reporters that lithuanians should give no provocation and that their Best Means of Sel defense were world and the value that the soviet Union see Page 2 out of Gas new record photo by Michael Reilly a who apparently Doest quite have the hang of contents herself with giving her tricycle a push monday at the Spotswood High school parking the 13 Mont hold youngster is the daughter of Rebecca Price of the Elkton Myers suspensions sparked by caffeine Byj Imankey new record staff writer caffeine pills resulted in suspension from school for a dozen students at John Myers Middle an executive session of the Rockingham county school Board was held monday to determine whether longer suspensions also would be meted out to the the students and their parents appeared be fore the Board in the circuit courtroom of the Rockingham county the session began at and the Board finished with the final Parent and child at about the final two parents to emerge from their conferences said they were not told what fur order provides for demolition of Grain silos by Sharon Browne new record staff writer Luray despite an attempt to postpone their two of the 90foot Grain silos bordering the old Mill building must be Page county circuit court judge Joshua Robinson monday ruled in favor of the Demoli Robinson had ruled in november that the evidence is Clear and convincing that the premises present a Clear and present danger to the life and health of the people of the town of Elwin the has razed the Center portion of the old left standing Are six silos and a building on one end of the proper there was some disagreement in court monday Over whether the judge had actually ruled that All of the structures be knocked town attorney Steven Blatt told the court that the judge ordered All of the buildings and Struc Tures on the property demolished and the rubble Sam Laughlin said he thought the order Only required the demolition of the Center portion of the property As Long As Laughlin bought liability i have reviewed a transcript of the courts statement and the Robinson the court found that the evidence was Clear that silos a and b present a Clear and present danger c see Page 2 ther punishment would be at the Board still was in closed ses the students at the courthouse were Given suspensions on the authority of the school principal and school superintendent David but a suspension of More than 10 Days has to be authorized by the the suspensions began March when a male student found about 40 pills under a gym the boy he gave several of the pills away and a teacher apparently noticed some of the pills changing he the teacher then apparently notified administrators and the boy was called to the of fice and was asked who he had Given the pills said the boys the boy gave administrators the and those students also were called to the principals she the incident began be fore 8 she and her son want called to the office until Why we rent they looking into it sooner she the police report showed that the pills contained nothing but she the school boards policy Doest allow children to carry any kind of even Legal Over the counter even aspirin must be dispensed at the school during the Long wait before being called into the some of the children talked and played with each and parents also talked among themselves mostly on the subject of the Mother of the boy who found the pills told her son that teachers and administrators now will be watching his every move and he will have to be very careful about his future there was a session with All of the parents before the individual some parents were saying if it haunt been for my son they have to be but like i told my were All Here for the same if their kid haunt taken the Pill then they have to be Extension of Central raises ire Council to hear Strong opposition by Jeff Mellott new record staff writer an old plan to extend Central Avenue could create political head aches for Harrisonburg City councilmen and candidates for City residents from the Central Avenue neighbourhood plan to use political pressure to get a satisfactory Resolution to an Issue that first sur faced last a Campaign to end discussion of the often talked about Extension will begin when a petition signed by More than 300 residents will be presented to Council at the regular meeting at at the municipal at Issue is a possible route that would connect Central Avenue with Mosby Central Avenue is located Between pleasant Hill Road and Maryland the idea for the Road Extension has been around since the director of planning Robert Sullivan said a Road connecting Central Avenue with Mosby Road could take traffic pressure off South main but Central Avenue residents dont want a major traffic route through their the Overall Issue is the High vol ume of traffic and safety in the Community and for the children in the said resident Ronald he said there Are few sidewalks along Central Avenue for children walking to Keister Elemen tary Kent a said the connector Road might have been useful when it was first see Page 2 discovery readied to lift Telescope shuttle set to begin Mission this morning play Ball associated press Boston red sox Ace Roger Clemens delivers to Detroit tigers Lead off Man Tony Phillips As the belated major league baseball season gets under Way the red sox won 52 in the the first of a slate of games scheduled monday Story on Page Cape a space shuttle discovery was readied monday for its most challenging scientific lifting the Hubble space Telescope above earths obscuring atmosphere to look toward the Edge of the universe and perhaps the beginning of forecasters said Low Clouds were expected at the Kennedy space Center this but there was a 60 percent Chance the weather would permit a liftoff of the 35th shuttle set for the Crew spent a few hours doing aerobatics in t38 jets to condition their bodies for while on the launch pad final preparations were made for filling the shuttle tanks with a half million Gallons of fuel shortly after discovery five astronauts will be flying 380 Miles above higher than any shuttle Crew has two of them will be in space ready to go to the if anything goes wrong with the Telescope release from the cargo the first pictures to be released to the As Early As four Days after the Observatory is in will be of an open Star Cluster in the Milky deep in the Southern sky in Constellation that Constellation is visible to the naked Eye from South America and Australia and is estimated to be Lightyear 43 feet 14 feet in diameter and weighing is nestled in discovery cargo it will be lifted out with the ships mechanical Given an exacting and will be dropped overboard wednesday afternoon if All goes the being launched seven years late because of the 1986 challenger Accident and technical represents an investment of More than billion billion for the Tele scope itself and million for spare astronaut training and ground it will Cost million a year to operate and the flight is deemed so important that All five of the Crew Are veterans of previous commander Loren Shriver and Pilot Charles Bolden each have flown once Mission specialists Bruce Mccandless ii and Kathryn Sullivan not Only have flown before but also have space walking be ready to make space walks to rectify any problems with the and Mission specialist Steven whose Job it is to operate the mechanical Arm that lifts the Telescope has two missions under his the telescopes 94inch according to is the most flawless Ever it was designed to capture and magnify Light from nearly the farthest reaches of the universe Light created billions of years ago when stars and solar systems were in their earliest stages of forma Hubble has no said Lennard nasal chief inside friction the Commerce department cancels a Trade Mission to Iraq As lawmakers prepare to enact sanctions against the Baghdad Goy unsound environment the souths environmental health is less protected and in worse condition than that of any other according to a study released unlikely Challenge novelist Mario Vargas once consid ered a sure bet to become Perus next has been forced into a Runoff by political unknown Alberto and Fujimori has become the obituaries Kathryn new Helen a suicide squeeze keys a winning rally As Spotswood beats fort Defiance Page 15 area news business classified ads j3 7 19 comics crossword j8 o editorials movies Skyline sports 9 15 Robinson remembered for style by Jeff Mellott new record staff writer the personable political campaigning style of the late Kenneth Robinson is one that Many politicians would like to who represented Rockingham county and Harrison Burg when they were part of the 7th congressional District during 10 of his 14 years in died Sun Day of pancreatic cancer and com plications at his Robinson was remembered by area politicians for his easygoing Campaign congressman French Slaughter who succeeded called his predecessor a great he never met a said former Elkton mayor Welty port Republic Mutual cemetery annual april port Republic methodist dinner and a place to sleep were always ready for the con Gressman in the Hensley Rockingham county commissioner of Revenue David who keeps a photo of Hensley and himself in his said Robinson had a Way with people that was difficult to he is one of those Guys who can meet people Berry if he came up to in sure you would think you knew him for a Long he just had that Way with peo Rockingham county sheriff Glenn weatherholtz said Robinson was his inspiration to enter he was if you had any you could always con tact and he was Fame very double Green Stamps every both Harrisonburg Mick or Macks and Elkton Mick or weatherholtz i think we lost something when we lost him As a representative because he just knew didst put on any airs of any just going around and meeting Page county clerk of courts Luther Miller said Robinson was a familiar and Welcome face in the also chairman of the Page county Republican when he came to Page it was like a family everyone knew him by his first state Kevin Rhar called Robinson one of my great guiding lights in Virginia see Page 2 double Green red front Kenneth Robinson

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