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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 15, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Thursday 50 cents Clinton unveils tax plan tonight Dozens of programs could be cut to pay for it WASHINGTON AP Beaten to the punch by Democratic and Republican President Clinton hopes hes better late than never with his version of a mid dleclass tax Clintons package will give indi vidual Americans a few nundred extra dollars a but the impact on the federal government will be anything but modest Sev eral Cabinet agencies face drastic cuts and dozens of programs will be eliminated to pay for On the eve of tonights address to the Clinton had yet to make final decisions on how to cut taxes and where to cut govern But his intentions were He hopes to a keep a forsaken 1992 campaign promise and show voters that his administration is responding to their demands for a leaner The address also offers him an oppor tunity to stake his claim at the political although Republi cans and Democrats in Congress already have offered their plans to cut The speech will be carried at 9 TV coverage NEW YORK AP Fox Broadcasting CNN and CSPAN plan live coverage of President Clintons scheduled for 9 The net works also plan to carry the Republican response and are expected to rather than their primetime EST on the four TV Administration officials and speaking on condition of said Clinton was lean ing toward a taxcut package cost ing billion over five He is expected to revive a 1992 campaign promise for tax cuts for middleclass couples with chil dren and propose credits or deductions for college and other posthigh school Aides also said an expansion of tax breaks for individual retire ment accounts might be included in the The Washington in todays said a vocational tax cut of billion and tax relief of billion for families with children age 6 and under was being consid in addition to tax breaks on Clinton is expected to limit the tax breaks to those fami lies earning under a That would put him between a Republican plan for tax breaks for families earning up to a year and a proposal by House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt for a tax break for all workers earning up to a The White House has criticized Republicans for not saying how they would pay for their They also argue that the mixed bag approach Clinton was consid ering would unlike Gephardts provide incentives for post high school training and private Gephardt also did not say how he would pay for his Clintons advisers debated whether he should go for a bolder cut up to billion over five or to limit it to about billion to A bicycle lies on top of part of jets wreckage AP photo Pilot tried to avoid hitting school At least 2 die in jet crash AP A Lear jet crashed onto a street and plowed into an apartment build touching off fires and explo sions and forcing terrified resi dents to throw babies from Both people on the small iet died The wno had just completed a National Guard war managed to avoid homes and an elementary At least 15 people on the ground were The plane was returning to an airport about noon when the civilian pilot reported engine problems and the plane veered from its flight Witnesses said the iet clipped a power pole and crashed into the street about half a mile from an elementary It definitely looks like the pilot was trying to save to avoid the when he put it down in the Fresno Fire Department Bob Waterston Inside todays Kokomo Tribune Local IndianaAmerican Water to seek doubledigit rate hike by early Page Also Inside Classified Local SfftTHL CHH18TMAS 103 Kokomo Rescue Mission Director Bob Cox gives We Care director Jan Buechler a hug after accepting the agencys Check Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds We Cares Grand Total By JULIE McCLURE Tribune local area editor WWKI We Cares 1994 final total even tonguetied director Jan who was asked by founder Dick Bronson to announce it Wednesday on Male Through and a couple of stops and she gave the How can we thank every Buechler asked when receiving a hug from Kokomo Rescue Mission director Bob Charlie Cropper reflected on the Thats truly a lot of For the agency representatives in the radio studio preparing to accept the moment was unbelievable the Kokomo Res cue the Salvation Army and the Kokomo Tribunespon sored Goodfellows each received to help the needy at Its a significant amount of Bronson Its kind of It makes us worry about next he The total represents another all time record tor We which has for 22 years raised money to help needy families have a better As Bronson noted dur ing the Male Call the hard work is under way by the agencies to provide clothing and toys to the families identified as need ing help this holiday In expressing their gratitude to Buechler and Charlie and all the We Care vol unteers who worked so res cue mission director Bob Cox asked a question that perhaps is one of We Cares greatest compli A yearbyyear total list for the WWKI We Care In addition to cash totals each toys and clothing are also 1973 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 87 88 89 90 92 93 94 Total cookbook sales are included Do you realize how much you bring this community together he Its just And Carl of the Sal vation said he remembered seeing some of the We Care crew eating dinner at adding that they looked so everylasting ly I want to express our personal Amick The magnitude of this amazes God bless And his who accompanied pledged to be faithful to this commitment from our communi Jean director of Good said We Cares donation will help about young peo ple to have new clothing this This is Lushin said of the Were so proud to be affiliated with this Here are the totals from the vari ous fundraising events which contributed toward the total TrimaTree Signoff Donations right after bringing total to Male Call mini Wrap up Concessions at wrap up auc Bid New money donations after close of telethon The We Care store cookbooks etc Bronson added a final note to the check presentations after the agency recipients had and only Cropper and Buechler Its not over till the fat guy Cropper prodded Bron who had earlier agreed to sing a We Care song written by it was on and and Buechler was once again At the Bronson said to his You deserve a round of applause and as were theyre the agencies putting those checks to Generous contributions help children Goodfellows is a charity spon sored by the Kokomo Tribune to help needy children at Youngsters age infant through age 13 receive new clothing at Christ mas provided through corporate sponsor Donations to me charity are used to fund vouchers which are distributed to eligible Howard County Donations to the charity may be mailed to the Kokomo Post Office Box Union Donations may also be brought to the Kokomo Tribune and dropped off at the accounting The Tribune encourages dona tions in memory of loved Memorials and donation listings will appear on Page 1 throughout the holiday WWKIs We Care In memory of Ross and Lucille Cliff and Marie Pri fogle and Becky Prifogle Women Missionary Auxiliary of Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church In memory of Homer Tribue and Edward Kay Alesia Class of Grace United Methodist Church In memory of and Bruce Lung In memory of Jesus In memory of Paul and Ila Huffman and and Lelia Stout In memory of Charles Jay from the family In memory of wife and parents Anonymous In loving memory of my hus Lester my par and John my Yalta Ruth Irene Rothwell and Dorothy my Guy Rayl and Gerald Jackson and mv Tracy Lee all gone but not forgotten Helen Roode The Greek Club of Kokomo In memory of Grandpa and Grandma Neal and Grandpa and Grandma Frost Dennis Frost In memory of Henry Wiezbens ki In memory of Tammy Rody Tiff any In loving memory of Mary Lee and Peggy our parents and sister Adele and Eleanor Seaver In memory of Herbert and Edith Ulsh In memory of Ellen Holaday In memory of Grand ma and Papa Pete In loving memory of William and Max Boone Joann and Steve For Steve William and Helen Jackson In loving memory of my par Court and Ruth Beaman and my dear husband Russell I love you Gladys Bogue In memory of my Herbert Hummer and my par and Harry Rediger In memory of Virginia Ginny Scott In memory of Bert Mike Reynolds and Kurtie Stal ter Mildred Reynolds In memory of Richard Lavengood and Faye Browning Judi The members of Symposium In loving memory of Carl and Golda Edwards 1helma and Candy and Ron Total ;