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Madison Capital Times (Newspaper) - April 21, 1990, Madison, Wisconsin Lifestyle a look at the Way we were Madison and the new id volume 110 soviets expand embargo Lithuania a Moscow has expanded its Energy embargo on Lithuania to include certain shipments of Metal and Industrial parts in its continuing Effort to crush the republics Independence lithuanians dozens of soviet soldiers also stormed a printing Plant and beat civilian guards and a local legislator according to the Kremlin is seeking to Stop the put the workers on the streets and encourage social lithuanian president vytautas Landsbergis charged at a news conference Friday thus far in the five week no such unrest has despite military and economic pres lithuanians have refused to Back off their March 11 declaration of Independence from the soviet As demanded by soviet president Mikhail continued on Back Page governor nears decision on recycling Bill by Dan Allegretti the capital times Tommy Thompson said Friday he May sign the states comprehensive recycling Bill this possibly on sunday in conjunction with Earth but Thompson did not say whether he intends to sign the Bill As passed by the legislature in the governor indicated previously that he May veto or weaken significant portions of the including the fund ing mechanism that would impose a Gross receipts tax on Large businesses to help communities pay for required recycling continued on Back Page dome Levitan eyes run Stuart a member of the Legal staff of the state department of employment says he is seriously seeking the demo cratic nomination for Secretary of should the former Dane county super visor he would face democratic incumbent Douglas la Follette in the sep tember horse folks to lobby gov some of the expected people attending the Midwest horse fair at the Dane county coliseum today and sunday will have More than Colts and mares on their according to James president of the Wisconsin horse foundation a Telephone will be set up at the Coli Seum and fair goers will be encouraged to use it to Call Tommy Laird wants them to lobby Thompson to include a Bill that would boost horse racing in the state in next months anticipated special inside a main news names on the death r nil on the c photo world lifestyle dear weather mostly sunny today with a High near Clear tonight and mostly sunny again on details Wisconsin weekend of april 1990 500 off running capital times and there off the dog racing season begins Here on april 30 making Wisconsin the 17tk Doc racing state in the dog racing comes to Wisconsin by Brad Falduto the capital times i it began almost a decade ago As nothing More than an ideological Long before anyone thought about tote boards and but in just nine dog racing in Wisconsin will be off and Wisconsin will become the nations 17th dog racing state shortly after april when the first pos time in the states history is called at Wisconsin dells greyhound Park in the Vil Lage of Lake in Wisconsin went to the dogs in april of 1987 when voters approved a constitutional amendment allowing parimutuel betting in the the voters approved the amendment after a Bill legalizing parimutuel betting passed two consecutive sessions of the while the amendment didst specify what types of parimutuel events would be the implications of voting for the amendment were Clear a vote for the amendment was a vote for dog Ever since Dubuque greyhound Park opened in the major talk of parimutuel sup porters in Wisconsin was that dog racing would be a big hit in the that certainly was Clear to the Legisla today greyhound tracks will open soon in four Wisconsin and a fifth will open in but the Battle to bring parimutuel betting and dog racing to the state was a hotly debated a look at the possibility of horse racing in today in sports a close look at Wisconsin dells greyhound Park and Geneva lakes Kennel monday Dubuque greyhound Park braces for a loss of business to Wisconsin tuesday born to trained to wednesday betting on the dogs what you need to Ture in the 198788 session As dog racing was one of three types of parimutuel wagering the legislature also approved wagering on horse racing and Mobile As no one has applied for a License for a horse or snowmobile last the newly created Wisconsin racing Board appointed by Tommy Thompson took the process one giant step from a Field of 12 it awarded licenses to five groups to build dog while the secretive process the Board used to choose the five has been attacked with lawsuits from both jilted applicants and the the building has gone on at a furious Pace four tracks will open this operating during individual racing seasons approved by the by the time the last of the four tracks closes its doors for the 852 racing sessions will have been held in the with millions of betting dollars changing the season at Wisconsin dells Grey hound Park will run through 18 and will include 240 racing the second track to open will be Geneva lakes Kennel club in it will open continued on Page 6a parting message Dick Rundle decides to hang up his cleats by Dave Zweifel the capital times r one of Wisconsin most successful High school coaches Ever announced today that hes going to retire at the end of this school Dick Rundle has coached and taught since All of it at Monona Grove High school and All of it in the rough and Tumble Badger according to the states top Educa Herbert of Rundles name has been synonymous with an Overall football record of 164 wins and 50 15 conference titles and two state championships just about says it but the record is Only part of the for the coach parting message after All these years Hast anything to do with winning football its a simple message to mothers and fathers everywhere be a part of your Childs life in whether he or she is playing varsity football or singing in the High school choir or giving an original oratory on the forensics kids pretend they dont really care if their parents Are out there in the he but they know exactly where mom and dad Are continued on Back Page David Sandell the capital times Monona Groves Dick Rundle retiring at the end of the late news update Iran joins hostage talks promised Freedom for an american hostage remained Frozen although both syrians and officials involved in the drama expressed cautious optimism that Iran heightened involve ment in the crisis Means a release within the next few Days is still on 1c r

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