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Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 11, 1990, Harrisonburg, Virginia Biden cites alarming drug study cocaine addict estimate doubled Washington a a study indicating there Are nearly million hardcore cocaine addicts in the United states proves the administration has adopted the wrong strategy in the drug the chair Man of the Senate judiciary com Mittee said this news is As alarming As it is Joseph d said at a news Biden released a report prepared by his committee that indicated the number of hardcore addicts was More than double an earlier estimate by the National Institute of drug William director of the office of National drug control called Biden statement ridiculous and said it was designed to provide ammunition for next Falls congressional the Bennett has assumed from the outset of the drug War that there Are about 4 million hardcore addicts and that the National drug strategy is work nearly one of every 100 americans is a weekly cocaine and some areas of the United states have extraordinarily High concentrations of according to the the study defined a hardcore user As someone who uses cocaine once a one of every 40 people in new York state uses cocaine at least once a the study the nations capital has the highest per capita hardcore users among every Washington according to the Biden said an earlier estimate of addicts made by the National Institute of drug abuse was far too the judiciary committee prepared under the supervision of Mark Kleiman of the Kennedy school of government at underscored a dispute Between Biden and a number of other lawmakers and the administration about whether to aim the drug War against hardcore or casual Biden has said hardcore users should be the primary while Bennett has advocated efforts directed mainly at stemming casual cocaine our consciences demand that we our pocketbooks command that we do so and our safety demands that it be done Biden unveiling a billion drug fighting plan that includes stepped up research to find new treatments and doubling crime fighting Grants to million a Edgar Adams of the National Institute of drug abuse described the 37page hardcore cocaine addicts measuring and fighting the As a Good attempt to look at what is a very Complex pro Adams cautioned that it might be hard to figure the margin of error in the Senate but praised the study because it restates the fact that drug abuse is a very serious revived glow in evidence a Kilauea Hawaii a Kilauea Volcano came to life again Early thursday after a rest of just a few officials a Brig tred glow in the night sky Over the East flank of Kilauea signalled the resumption of the movement of molten Rock at the sur face in the officials civil defense spokesman Rick Agan had said that the glow appeared to indicate that the Puu of vent in the East rift zone began erupt but Christina a geologist at the geological surveys hawaiian Volcano said later that the glow visible around that vent was from lava just below the surface that was moving to a second vent two Miles known As scientists and civil defense officials planned to Fly Over the rift zone later thursday to determine the extent of the activity and direction of any new she an earlier eruption at Puu of produced a lava flow that caused considerable destruction in the Royal gardens the Kup Aranaha vent is the source of lava that destroyed More than 60 Homes in the Kaapana gardens subdivision during the past six the Kup Aranaha vent shut Down monday but Small amounts of lava were continuing to Drain from the eight mile How into the Ocean next to Harry Brown Park at daily May 3 the nation recalls romanian envoy Washington the United states is recalling its ambassador to Romania As a signal of displeasure Over intimidation and harassment of opposition the state department said the recall of ambassador Alan Green was based on reports of irregularities in the romanian electoral process which raise questions about whether those elections will be free and spokeswoman Margaret Tutwiler she said Green will return to Bucharest in time for the May 20 when romanians will vote for a president and a bicameral anticommunist demonstrators in Romania contend the elections Are being manipulated by the interim government in a Way that could Lead to domination by communists previously associated with the regime of the late Nicolae government leaders m maintain that they for the most dissidents who suffered under Ceausescu Tutwiler we have urged the interim romanian government to take More vigorous Steps to maintain order and to protect the rights of All candidates in these among the electoral problems she cited were the incidence of organized acts of intimidation and harassment directed against some opposition parties and Check on gun buyers okd Connecticut residents would have to wait two weeks before buying any gun so that authorities could conduct criminal background checks under a Bill approved by the a National gun control group pushing a similar Bill at the Federal level called the Connecticut vote wednesday an important commonsense but Antigua control forces said Bill would do nothing to keep firearms out of the hands of earlier this California became the first state to enact a waiting period William a gun owner whose administration recently put up million in state pension funds to save Colts manufacturing a Hartford based gun has said he would sign the Bill if it it would probably be a least a week before the paperwork reaches one ills gubernatorial spokesman Jon Sandberg said current Connecticut Law requires a waiting period for handguns the 7666 vote in the House of representatives came after More than 2vt hours of Church snubs lawmaker the roman Catholic diocese of Providence ordered a Church High school to cancel a speech by state Patrick Kennedy because the Democrat supports abortion the 22yearold son of Edward Kennedy said he had no in Tention of discussing abortion during his but diocesan officials told officials at Prout memorial High school in South Kingston to find another speaker for last sundays Mother daughter i Felt it would be inappropriate that he brother Daniel diocesan school his position runs opposite to what the school is Casey was quoted in thursdays editions of the Providence a Parent who helped organize the breakfast said Kennedy was invited to speak because Hes Hes aggressive and Hes a not because of his stance on who is said he was i understand that the Church is being very careful about who is invited to speak at these but i think the manner in which it was handled obviously was i dont think anybody likes being Oisin big soviet crop predicted Washington the weather is favourable for a bumper Grain crop in the soviet Union this the agriculture department said the departments first forecast of the year predicted the 1990 soviet Grain crop would be 215 million metric up from million tons produced last it would also be the largest rus Sian Harvest since the record production of million tons in officials said the forecast includes 95 million tons of million tons of coarse grains such As Barley and and million tons of miscellaneous grains and most of the increase from last year would be in up from million tons harvested in despite the Outlook for a bumper the report said Moscow will continue to be a Large buyer of foreign with 199091 imports projected at 36 million tons during the trading year that will begin july that would be Down Only slightly from the import level of the last two the report by the associated press White House affirms openness on budget Sununu slip stirs juror Washington a the White trying to quiet a storm of democratic thursday disavowed a suggestion by a senior Bush aide that presidential budget negotiators would reject All tax increase presidential spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said the official identified by others As White House chief of staff John Sununu want speaking for the president Bush relayed the same message to House speaker Thomas Foley by assuring Foley that nothing was off the bargaining table at the budget Summit that begins next Fitzwater the presidents reaction was that there Are no he wanted me to reiterate that to you Fitzwater told reporters at his daily news congressional democrats reacted sharply to published accounts quoting a senior administration official suggesting that Bush would stand fast to his previous no new taxes pledge during budget the assertion raises the potential its All a political said House budget committee chairman Leon Bush proposed the Summit last sunday to Deal with a budget deficit that administration and other analysts say could be about to sex officials blame rising interest falling revenues to the Treasury and a higher Haney petted Cost of the savings and loan White House officials say that without action the Federal deficit for fiscal 1991 could be up to billion higher than the billion shortfall allowed by causing huge automatic cuts in programs throughout the As for the comments that upset the the administration official was identified in the Washington Post As travelling on the plane from Costa Rica to Washington with Barbara Bush and and As being the main White House link to other passengers on the plane identified the official As Sununu and Fitzwater did not dispute the Char the official was quoted As saying were allowing them democrats to bring their Good arguments for taxes to the table they were not persuasive last time and they Are Likely not to be persuasive but if they want to come to the table and say they put tax in creases it is their cure discovered for mouse map a new treatment cures mice of a disease that resembles multiple but it will be at least 10 years before the method might be used to treat is in scientists said the method eventually could Lead to techniques to prevent and treat multiple sclerosis and other human autoimmune free introductory 5x7 prints without negatives while you wait King photo in the Valley mall has an Al new print to 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remarks and said he assumes higher taxes will be part of the negotiations unless George Bush says again no new speaking to the National press Rostenkowski said it was Bush not Sununu who invited con Gressional leaders to and that Rostenkowski i have no intention of moving on taxes until the president i will not repeat the partisan warfare that marked last years budget the House budget com Mittee said Bush himself has to clearly state what the conditions for the talks the time has come to hear from the Panetta Fitzwater said the presidents position is i am stating it comes directly from we will not prejudge anything that comes to the table in the budget asked How democrats could believe the White House was negotiating in Good Faith when he was saying one thing and was quoted As saying the Fitzwater said i speak for the its As simple As asked if Bush had reprimanded Sununu for the Fitzwater declined to there is no sense getting sidetracked on these sorts of phone Calls to Sununu office 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