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Odessa American (Newspaper) - December 18, 1999, Odessa, TexasSports Odessa High girls stay perfect in District 4-5a. A id a nation Man charged with bringing explosives into . From Canada. A 4a saturday. December 18. 1999 . Oks Iraq policy cooperation with inspectors could mean end to sanctions United nations apr with four countries abstaining the . Security Council ended a yearlong deadlock and voted Friday to Send weapons inspectors Back to Iraq and consider suspending sanctions if Baghdad cooperates. The vote capped an acrimonious debate within the 15-member Council that was sparked by . And British airstrikes on Iraq last december and fuelled by divisions Over How to return inspectors who pulled out just before the bombs struck. The passage of the Resolution however is just the first step in what is expected to be a difficult and divisive process for the Council to determine what Iraq must do to show it is cooperating with inspectors a and when and if sanctions can be suspended. Key to that process will be iraqis reaction to the Resolution. Iraqi ambassador Saeed Hasan said Friday he had no immediate comment. But Baghdad has indicated it would reject the Resolution because it did no to immediately lift sanctions As Iraq demanded. Late Friday. Iraqi satellite to called the Resolution a a wicked and said the abstention of three of the five permanent Council members was a a great political setback for the United states and the report monitored by the see Iraq on Page 2a a photo members of the United nations Security Council vote Friday at . Headquarters on a new policy for Iraq that would restart weapons inspections and offer to suspend sanctions if Baghdad cooperates. The Resolution passed 11-0, with abstentions from Russia France China and Malaysia. At least nine votes in favor were required for passage. Good morning spots of Holiday Joy a Lucky for the Carner family they done to have to feed the five dozen dalmatians in their Christmas display. A in countdown please see Page 2a. A state tests raise doubt about students intoxication Austin apr new Laboratory tests raise doubt about an earlier finding that two Texas a amp a students were intoxicated As they worked to help build a giant Bonfire on the night it collapsed killing 12 and injuring 27. Justice of the peace George Boyett said Friday that samples of body fluids of the two victims were sent Back for re testing and that the subsequent tests produced different results. Toxicology reports released dec. 4 reported that the blood alcohol level of Jerry Don self was twice the Legal Standard for intoxication in Texas and the level of Jeremy Richard Frampton was almost four times the Legal limit. Boyett declined to release the new numbers. A nation a photo \ Blue backed fairy Bluebird Arches thursday at the Owens tem Forest aviary of the san Diego zoo. The Bluebird according to zoo officials is one f 200 Birds representing 60 species of exotic Southeast asian Dirks in the 65-foot-High, 14 million enclosure that officially opened this week. 3 6 4 2 9 1 2 3 4 5 Young at heart Mark Sterkel Odessa american Judy Smith left curriculum enrichment specialist and Frances Franco building clerk race tricycles Friday in the at Gonzales elementary school gym. The tricycle races were held after the school met its United Way Campaign goal. The Winner Between teachers custodial and cafeteria staff raced against the school principal. Vaccine might someday help smokers quit Washington a one Day folks who want to quit smoking May find help by getting a shot. Researchers sponsored by the National Institute on drug abuse Are doing Laboratory tests on a vaccine that works against nicotine with a target of beginning human trials by 2002. A a it a not going to be a magic Bullet a warned or. Paul Pentel of the Hennepin county medical Center in Minneapolis. It would be part of a package designed to help people who want to Stop smoking. While the idea of vaccination is similar combating a drug like nicotine Isnit identical to battling an infectious disease Pentel explained. A in a disease you get a series a a nicotine vaccine May be useful for preventing and treating tobacco addiction because vaccinated persons would not get a kick from the nicotine. Or. Alan i. Leshner director of National Institute on drug abuse of immunizations and you Are protected for life a he said. A we do not expect that kind of effect for nicotine. Its not Clear How Long the Protection will the vaccine currently being tested on rats is designed to keep nicotine the main addictive component of tobacco from reaching the brain. The amount of nicotine in the brains of vaccinated rats was reduced by 64 percent compared with a vaccinated rats when both were Given the equivalent of the nicotine a human would get from smoking two cigarettes the team of researchers led by Pentel reports in fridays edition of the journal pharmacology biochemistry and behaviour. A a nicotine vaccine May be useful for preventing and treating tobacco addiction because vaccinated persons would not get a kick from the nicotine a commented or. Alan i. Leshner director of the National Institute on drug abuse. A since they would find tobacco less rewarding they would be less Likely to continue using Leshner added that his Agency is also supporting efforts to develop vaccines against cocaine and other drugs. Or. Gary a. Giovino of Roswell Park cancer Institute in Buffalo n.y., said the idea of a nicotine vaccine has potential if it proves to be Safe. Giovino who was not part of Pentell steam said he would be cautious however because while the vaccine reduces the nicotine a effect it does no to eliminate it. Thus people might see vaccine on Page 2a twosome Lee teammates Lake 5a state offensive defensive honors. A sports id daily $.50 a sunday $1.50 Man arrested in Columbine internet threat Denver apr warning that they will not tolerate terroristic threats against Columbine High school Federal officials charged an 18-year old Florida Man with sending a computer message that prompted the school to be closed for two Days. Federal authorities arrested Michael Ian Campbell of Cape Coral. Fla., and charged him with using an interstate communications facility to make a threat of injury to another person. The charge carries a penalty of up to five years in prison and a $250.000 Fine. A a today a arrest should Send a Strong message that threats especially against our schools will not be tolerated a said Thomas Strickland . Attorney for the Denver District. A these types of threats Are taken very Campbell is accused of sending an internet instant message to a 16-year-old Columbine Sophomore wednesday night warning her not go to school the next Day. A i need to finish what begun and if you do i done to want your blood on my hands a it read in part. At a court hearing in Florida the aspiring actor and Community College student was ordered held without bail until a detention hearing wednesday. Pamela Campbell 60, said her son told her he wrote the letter because a i was bored to a the did no to mean to do anything a she said through tears after the hearing. A this was a stupid stupid mistake and he knows it and they know it too a referring to the Fri whose agents made the arrest. Because of the threat classes at Columbine were cancelled thursday and Friday forcing the see Columbine on Page 4a museum plans will be on hold awhile longer by Warren Wakeland Odessa american a request for an expedited attorney general s opinion regarding state funding for the proposed new presidential museum on the Campus of the University of Texas of the permian Basin apparently has fallen on deaf ears. Heather Brown a spokeswoman for Texas attorney general John Cornyn said Friday that the opinion would not be issued until april. The delay puts millions of dollars in funding for state building projects including the presidential museum on hold said state rep. Buddy West. A Odessa. A your office has up to 180 Days to Issue an opinion a a Brown said. The request filed by Midland county attorney Russell Malm on behalf of state rep. Tom Craddick a Midland was processed by the attorney general a office in Early october Brown said. The request asks Cornyn to declare the presidential museum appropriation unconstitutional and asks for an expedited opinion because some of the funds already have been appropriated. The legislature approved a $2.5 million appropriation from the state to build the new museum on the a Tab Campus. It is broken into see museum on Page 2a gift helps ease mothers stress after Tough year by Dulcinea Cuellar Odessa american Robin Whitworth is getting an unusual Christmas gift from an unlikely person this year a her songs juvenile probation officer. Whitworth 46, a single unemployed Mother on government assistance lost her Job several months ago and has been unable to Bounce Back from the Rocky summer Shirley Rutledge an Ector county juvenile probation officer said. Whitworth received a full dress suit including shoes a manicure haircut and hair colouring for Christmas from Rutledge. All the see makeover on Page 2a Robin Whitworth Center sits nervously in the chair Friday afternoon while she has her nails done by Debi Hinton and her hair coloured by Robin Granbery left and Allisa Box. North Plaza styling provided Whitworth with a makeover. Lara Meckfessel Odessa american injury is making season difficult for local family Odessa american an untimely workplace injury has sidelined an Odessa Man and the diminished income Means an austere Christmas for his family of seven. Without the kindness of strangers the Jenkins not their real name will be unable to Purchase food or toys for their children this year. The family has asked for help from the empty stocking fund the annual Christmas fund raising project of the Odessa american and the salvation army. Commentary Sonja Mcgillivray says holidays still stress her out even without youngsters. A in inside the of blotter 2b Bridge 4c Church news 4-5b classified 612c comics 5c crossword 4cj Ioc movies 2b deaths 3b scoreboard 4d dear Abby 4c stocks 2-3c Horoscope 4c sports 1-7d informed source 2a television 6c local news 1-3b world news 6c forecast partly Cloudy High 56 Low 27 More detail 8d Money contributed to the fund will help needy residents buy j food clothing and toys for e Christmas. S this years fund raising it goal is $35,000, enough to help 0 More than 600 families. 4 the Odessa american so matched the first $3,000 in m donations and has challenged other businesses and be organizations to provide Matching funds of their own. 3 the fund raising Campaign 1 ends monday. Although j contributions Are accepted at any time. Gifts and food baskets will be see stocking on Page 2a for Home delivery Call us today at 337-7314 or 1-888-375-0a0a. Circulation hours Mon Fri. 6 . To 5 . Sat. And Sun 6 . To 11

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