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Marshall Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 10, 1998, Marshall, Michigan A wive i a a january 10,1998 weather Chance of Snow showers. Lows in the Low 20s.High$ in the a tomorrow a change of is Lbw showers a Lake Michigan in Ostly Cloudy with flurries elsewhere. Lows in the teens to about 20. Highs in tie 20$. A a a fed Mohy a Chance of flurries Lake Michigan mostly Cloudy elsewhere lows in the teens. Highs in the 20s. 7a a i pm i i a a Kozain la6 i./. _ Domestic violence court Grants a minced Lansac. Mich. Apr Grants to Hel Rural comm Hiti combat Domestic violence arid child victimisation and to promote child visitation were announced thursday by go a. John Engler Engler said in a views Rele that Michigan has received $368,312 Fogt a the . Justice department to help Rural communities Deal with Domestic Viola a a and child victimi2ation. Gig said Michigan was erne of 22 states to receive Federil funding for the first or the Money will be use to help Rural comm Nides address tie issues of Domestic Volence and child victimization. The Money will to 12 ceter�9rvi 17riiill cd a note arid Iii Iii a services in those counties. Zenfler also Amin ounces the awarding of 10 Grants totalling $380,17$ to local friends of the court b prom visitation in Rural a reas. Und reprogram. 10 friends of the court Are to promote Access to and Vit on of children in Rural areas. The Grants Are signed to increase Parent involved it and re i ullity officials said. Nation boy Dies after his head gets stuck Iri car window Arrum a. Lowa a a 3-year-Bld boy playing in the Fily car when his head got stuck in a Power window and he Coidin to breathe. Ste i i Falkner died at a Hoq i Eil wednesday night earlier in the Day Steven and his family attended Church. After the b6ysather, Kevin Falkner went out to Arm up the car arid went a Back Side the Church. Sheriff Dori Kirkendall said. Steven his brother and several other Childr Weie playing outside when he climb into fee Back seat and opened the window to yell at thoth kids. Steven somehow hit the switch Ai the window went Back up. Iris Bither found Steven with his head stuck in the window. A a Stella Tippin a Mth Grade student a Marshall Middle school beat out her own classmates and seventh and eighth graders to become the mrs Winner of the tenth annual National geographic society a geography Bee this week. Zachary Hopkins was the Madison elementary school Winner. In the win now try to qualify for the april 3 state Competition Iby to Kinig a written test of their knowledge and ultimately Hope to compete at the National finals in Washington . Sixth grader Alex Hamil was the Middle school runner up while fifth grader Vanessa Banister was the Klodison second place finisher and fourth grader Nick Weaver was the fourth Grade runner up. In this first school level round these winners competed against students nominated by their teachers and the Best in answering Oral questions on geography a much like a spewing Bee. At the next level Ito top scorers on a written examination from each state and territory chosen to compete in another Bee format those state champions win an All expense paid trip to Washington ., for the National championship on May 19 and 20. The first place Winner will receive a $25,000 College scholarship. Alex Trebek hot of �?~7eopdyl�?T will moderate the National finals. The program will be product by Maryland i Iblis television and will air on pcs stations the National geographic society developed the Geo Grid by Bee in response to a growing concern about the Lack of geographic knowledge among Young people in the United states. A ten country Gallup Survey conducted for the society in 1988 a 1989 found that people in the United states a Gas 18 to 24 the youngest group surveyed new less about geography than Young people in any of the other coi tries in time Survey. / sponsorship of the Bee is provided by Sylvan learning cd enters. Stud the in the fourth through eighth grades in thousands of schools across the a rioted states and in the five us. Territories As Well As in the i it part meet of defense dependents schools around the world compete t Here in Marshall the Bee is sponsored by the Marshall Public schools gifted and talented program Georgia Marsh coordinator and organized by teachers Sandy Kuhn arid Pat sheets. Middle school participants and intern tes were Stella Tippin Robert Potter i ten Jacobson Brianna Bulgarelli Noah a Ian Lunder Skov Boc Eck Richardson Dev wait Ithan Eban a. Richey Lisa ,�o5ny-�,rowle, sex Hammid Sarah by hirer Jon Hammon Jon Murphy Ariana a Kerian Kraig Stevenson Aly Kiwi Reri Iger lira Umah Nick Tefft Devin Thom Keri Wmk Justin Vader re Colleen Pierce Nate Powers Josh Petty Tyler Candelaria Brian Quilhot Ryan Mccann Jon Ziskal Kiann Delaney Todd Sig i Greg will fund Kelly Collins Megan Casarez Steve Woods Justin allni�n4 Ian is Ewart John fear and Pat Dyer. Madison participants and Alt onates were Scott Smith Amanda Segar Allen Fopp John Swender Zachary hop lpns Tim poster Matt Horan Lauren Murphy Megan Mackey Kevin Fidler Justin Wolf Michael Hughes Chance Parkov Darin Deweese Brendah 0connel, Riser Tommy Fitzpatrick Joshua Johnsoh Vanessa Banister Emily Scears Justin 2anotti, Drew Arizmendi Cameron Lake Ashley Wright Mark Hageman Joshua Chase i Gaby Kushman Sarah Brewer Brandon Ray Nick Weaver Dan Wibier Mark Olding Ben Degraw Tabitha Van Hoijer Chris Delaney Nick Dulman Ben Altic Jason Gregg Caleb Kerr Brandon de Jong Katy Dulaney Kyle Quot Hitchcock Tara Fitzsimmons Wallace. Chamber president to speak at widowed Pons support group Rob Noridin president of the Marshall area chamber of Commerce win be the featured spes jct at die january meeting of the Marshall widowed persons support group the group will meet at noon on Friday january 16 in the Large classroom of the i right medical building at Oaklawn Hospital. Nordin a native of Northern Illinois has spent More than 20 years of his profession Eil career in Community development work., he has served in his present Cap Ity since june of to year Rob Nordin Early in his career Nordia worked As a newspaper writer and maintains a love for the Craft he has also been privileged to serve As interim pastor for a number of churches on a part tiie basis Over the years and uses those opportunities to share his personal Faith experiences. A reservations must be made by wednesday january 14. Call 781-8159 or 781-6383. Chronicle photograph Brodie h. Brockie Marshall Middle school geography Bee Winner Stella Tippeh and runner up Alex Hamil. Chro Mcle photograph Brodle h. Brockie Madison principal Tim Bedford congratulates geography Bee runner up Nick Weaver Winner Zachary Hopkins and second place f Inisher Vanessa Banister. Cases up in metro Detroit a reported hepatitis a cases nearly tripled from 1996 to 1997, with significant increases in metro Detroit state figures show. About 1,400 cases of the viral disease were reported to the state department of Community health last year. About 850 cases were reported in Wayne Oakland and Macomb counties the Detroit free Tess reported Friday. And up to 400 people in Marshall or Saginaw contracted the virus from a single Batch of tainted strawberries served in school lunch programs. Some of those bad berries were also traced to a Market in the Detroit area although health officials could never Trace any illness to the lot 1 a when you look at those reported numbers you can generally multiply it by 10 to find out How Many Are in the Community a said or. Donald Lawrenchuk medical director for the Wayne county health department. A these Are fairly High numbers in an illness that has a High attack a in addition to the tainted Strawberry outbreak Oakland county had an outbreak involving Cole Slaw served at a Deli in West Bloomfield township. That outbreak was linked to one death and 42 illnesses. It tie hepatitis a cases May be up because of More awareness of the illness among patients and doctors better Laboratory reporting procedures and the diseases j natural Cycle. A if you go Back in time you see Waves that happen Over the years. We had 800 to 1,000 cases each a year in the Early 1980s and that was with it Strawberry outbreaks and things like that a said or. William Hall director of the communicable disease epidemiological division of the state health department hepatitis a causes a liver inflammation. It is not usually fatal. Girl scouts hawking cookies in cyberspace Detroit j apr the newest ingredient in girl scout cookies is the microchip. The Michigan metro girl scout Council representing 40,000 scouts in Wayne Oakland and Macomb counties is holding its annual cookie Sale. Of 319 councils nationwide metro Detroit is among the few that Are taking orders by computer. The Council began taking orders Law it month for cookies at wont be delivered until feb. 26. But by ordering on the internet customers can buy a special Sampler and have the cookies delivered within five business is. A Uttie internet is the Way of it the future a Penny Bailer executive director of the metro Council told the Detroit free press in a report Quot Friday. The cookie Sale which ends v March 29, generates about half of the councils $7-Milhon annual f operating budget Bailer said. Girl so omit cookies can be ordered by computer at serving the City of hospitality since 1879

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