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Naugatuck Daily News (Newspaper) - July 18, 1998, Naugatuck, Connecticut Naugatuck daily news saturday july 18, 1998 a Page a3 if you see news happening Call 729-2228 testify continued from Page i Law As he is directed to by the courts a Kotelly said in a court filing earlier today Starr said he would limit his questioning to events prior to today and probably would not Call All the seven officers he subpoenaed right away. A a at least until this court issues a final ruling we will not question any officers and agents about on duty a protective function observations that occur on or after this Date july 17 a Starr wrote. A a As a result there could not be any conceivable current presidential pushing away caused by denial of the stay a even if the petition for certiorari is granted a he said. Rehnquist said he did not Forward the question of the temporary order to the full supreme court because Many of the justices were out of the country. A a the opinion of the court of appeals seems to me cogent and Correct a he added the grand jury is investigating possible encouragement of perjury witness tampering and obstruction in an alleged sexual relationship Between Clinton and is. Lewinsky. With the Legal drama unfolding Clinton today again declined to weigh in with an opinion on the dispute but did take a poke at a conservative appeals court judge Laurence Silberman who on thursday suggested the administration was trying to a a declare War on Starr to protect Clinton. A you have to consider the source of that comment. That is simply not True a Clinton said Quot these people secret service agents risk their lives to protect me and other presidents in a professional Way not a political the Clinton administration is seeking creation of a new Legal privilege that would allow secret service agents to avoid testifying about what they saw and heard while guarding the president it May still get one last Chance to make arguments if the full supreme court takes the Case. A District Federal judge a three judge . Court of appeals panel and. Thursday the full 11-member appellate court Here All ruled the agents must testify. They agreed with Starr s position that there is no Legal privilege to avoid cooperating with a criminal investigation. So crushing a defeat was thursdays ruling that not a single judge requested a vote to hear arguments. A this court has ruled that the privilege does not exist a the appellate court said. In a Brief filed thursday evening with the supreme court the Justice department portrayed the Case As a life and death matter insisting that a president who cannot just his bodyguards would keep them at a distance placing his life in danger. A the court of appeals has fundamentally erred and its decision portends grave consequences for the secret services future ability to protect those in whom the Constitution singularly vests the nations executive Power Quot the administration Brief said. Thursday night the secret service decided temporarily to give his assignment As chief of the detail to another agent to ensure that the Security team is not distracted officials said agent Brian Stafford who used i to oversee the detail will do so again temporarily though Cockell will return officials said White House spokesman Mike Mccurry said Clinton believes cocked a is a great Guy and he thinks he a a Superb dedicated professional Law enforcement in its Appeal to the supreme court the Justice department clearly wanted to disengage from the question of who represents the United states. Quot Flash ads Call 729-2228 to advertise Flash Ada will be accepted until 9.80 . Fur mums Day publication. Monday thru Friday and until 8 p in. Friday i for saturday. They will Alwa appear on Page 2. Minimum Coit la 89 of for 15 word a 28v for each additional word must Ink pre paid a a Call Laurie in our classified department i for further information 729 2228. A a for Home delivery Call Maria a 729-2228 it missed the classified deadline your and can appear Here Tor As Low 729-2228 states drop some claims from Microsoft suit Naugatuck a Middlebury a Oxford a Woodbury q Huu Gnu by Ted Bridis associated press writer Washington apr the 20 states suing Microsoft As part of a landmark antitrust Case dropped some of their accusations Friday. The Case by the Justice department which also is suing remains unchanged. Dennis Vacco the new York stale attorney general said some changes were made a was a result of time and witness limitations set by the . District judge Thomas Penfield Jackson earlier limited the government and Microsoft each to six to 12 witnesses but said he would consider adding More if needed the trial is set to begin sept. 8. The Justice department 20 states and the District of Columbia Are suing Microsoft under Federal antitrust Law accusing the software giant of using its influence to unfairly crimp Competition. The company a popular windows software runs about 80 percent of the worlds desktop computers. The judge also previously combined the lawsuits by the Justice department and the states. Pictures needed the Council of governments in the Central Naugatuck Valley wants photographs of each town to illustrate the Community for an upcoming Booklet. Any residents who have pictures of Naugatuck Scales or recreational activities please Send them to Stella Walkuski 113 school St. Extension Naugatuck it 06770, before aug. 7. Note on the Back what the scene is and its location. Photographs will not be returned those that Are not Usa will be donated to the Naugatuck historical society. Correction the Date of a dinner to help homeless veterans is july 18. The Hie was incorrectly stated in the i Atta part of a daily news article published thursday. For tickets and information Call 729-8068. Han Bull continued from Page i same name bul also because it s everything that i am a he explained Han Bull will appear at the new York music connection 515 e. Main St Waterbury today from 3-5 . To sign autographs for fans. Experience the difference. New Milford girl 13, found in Lake a at Nib i get an account that meets my needs plus Friendly personal service. What a difference99 when it comes to checking different people have different needs. That a Why Naugatuck savings Bank has these great options to choose from Basic checking a no frills approach to checking no per Check fees no limit on the number of checks you can write and if you keep a minimum balance of just $ i of Well waive our monthly service charge. Preferred checking a great Way to earn Money with your Money this account will pay interest monthly As Long As your minimum balance stays above $50. Preferred 50 checking All the benefits of preferred checking free for people Over so old. 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The changes also include dropping a a claim for Relief ova Microsoft a to last month a Federal appeals court removed restrictions a judge had imposed on the company a windows 95 software. It decided there was adequate justification for Microsoft to bundle its internet browser within its popular windows 95 software. The same practice in windows 98 is among the Core complaints of the Justice department and 20 states. The states suing Microsoft include California Connecticut Ronda Illinois Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota new Mexico new Yak North Carolina Ohio South Carolina Utah West Virginia and Wisconsin. Ron Dusek a spokesman for the Texas attorney general said Texas May once again become involved in the Case against Microsoft. The state was among those leading the investigation until several of the states High tech companies complained to attorney general Dan Morales. A there Are continuing discussions Here about our possible participation probably from a different Angle than the other states Are pursuing a Dusek said he declined to be specific. To begin racial of traffic stops bundling of other software such As its Outlook express email program with windows. The states had alleged that amounts to illegal tying of the products. The amended lawsuit mentions the company a bundling of a a number of other applications with windows 98�?� but does no to specifically ask the judge to declare that illegal. A obviously this is another very positive development for Microsoft a spokesman Mark Murray said a this action by the states to drop several major allegations combined with the recent appeals court ruling. Means that several major elements of the government Case have been eliminated before we even go a act tracking Atlanta apr the a act will begin tracking the racial makeup of Drivers pulled ova by police nationwide expanding a Connecticut program designed to determine if minority Drivers Are the targets of racial discrimination. Delegates approved the Resolution entitled a driving while Blacks thursday the final Day of the National association of the advancement of coloured Peoples National conference in Atlanta. Connecticut a act president Roga Vann says the group is trying to determine How widespread Quot profiling is a the practice of scrutinizing Drivers who do not look As if they fit in a neighbourhood. Black motorists have Long said the practice unfairly targets them. A this is a significant Issue for folks across the country a said Vann. Vann wrote the Resolution which is the first formal acknowledgement by the nations oldest and largest civil rights group that profiling be considered racial Bias. Police have defended the practice As a necessary crime prevention measure. The president of the International association of police chiefs Bobby Moody Calls profiling a proactive traffic a i have had the Opportunity to visit Many Many departments and it has been my experience that professional police administrators insist that traffic stops be conducted in a professional and fair fashion a Moody wrote in an essay on the topic published this month in his organizations Magazine. The Connecticut program called a operation Blind Justice a was launched after Malik Jones a 21-year-old Black Motorist was fatally shot by a White East Haven police officer after a Pursuit last year. Since the program started in new Haven last october about 300 Drivers have reported incidents of profiling Vann said Vann plans to distribute surveys to 1,500 Drivers of All races from Fairfield county to the Massachusetts Border by the end of the summer. The a act Resolution also Calls on its 400,000 members nationwide to support National legislation that would Force police departments to record the racial breakdown of motorists they pull Over. Neither the state police nor most local police departments track the racial breakdown of Drivers who Are pulled ova in Connecticut everybody dance Bridgewater Conn. Apr the body found this week wrapped in a Blanket and chains in a Bridgewater Lake was a new Milford girl police said Friday. New Milford police identified the girl As 13-year-old Maryann measles a reported runaway missing since Octoba. The badly decomposed body was sported floating in Lake Lilli Nonah about too feet off Shore at 6 30 . Wednesday in this Western connect Cia town. State police divers combed the Bottom of the Lake looking for evidence. A spokeswoman for the state medical examiners office said the cause of death had not yet been determined. The state police major crime squad and new Milford police Are investigating. Photos by Tarra Varrone Amy Dietz 3, dances to the sounds of the j and b 2000 band tuesday night on the Green. The concert was sponsored by the Naugatuck arts commission

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