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Orange Leader, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1995, Orange, Texas 11 n the Orange Leader june 1995 165 16 2 sections you can depend on us Texas 35 cents wednesday digest Une 1995 water meeting tonight a special meeting of the Southeast Texas Reg ional planning commission regarding the Transfer of water from the Sabine River is scheduled for 7 the session in the Orange City Council Cham Bers at Orange Public Library on fifth Street is open to the Mastermind still at Large Oklahoma City a investigators be Lieve the Mastermind of the Federal building bombing remains at a source and a newspaper reported that John Doe 2 had no thing to do with the several Days investigators located and questioned a Man they believe to be John Doe unidentified sources said in today los Angeles the Man apparently had just happened to be at a Kansas truck rental company when suspect Timothy Mcveigh rented the Ryder truck that car ried the the sources i theres somebody still out a source close to the investigation told the associated press on somebody had to Point Tim at a target and Tell him what to the int capable of doing it by Back taxes must be paid h Washington a people must pay in come taxes on Back pay and damages they Are awarded on claims of workplace age discriminate supreme court decided the court ruled 63 that a former airline Pilot who was forced to retire at age 60 must report the Back pay and damages he later received to the internal Revenue service As Federal tax Law requires damage payments to be reported As income unless they repaid someone for personal injury or major disaster declared president Clinton tuesday declared a major Dis Aster in Texas and ordered Federal funds to supple if rent state and local recovery efforts in communities struck by recent severe flood Hail and tornadoes on May the presidents action makes Federal funding immediately available to affected individuals in Tom Green the Federal emergency management Agency is continuing to conduct damage surveys in other areas of Texas and additional counties May be added after the assessments Are inside features local weather National Clear upper 60s South 510 More Page 2 miss your paper if you Are not satisfied with your delivery service or want to Start a subscription Call 8833571 or 7696622 monday through 8 until saturday and 7 until 0 zips liquor loophole suit and wire reports Baton the legislature has closed a 10yearold loophole purposely placed in the states drinking age Law to make it the House on tuesday gave final legislative passage to a Bill that would hold retailers and others subject to fines and jail for Selling liquor or Beer to those and 20 years Louisiana was one of Only two states years ago that allowed those under 21 to buy the Federal government threatened to Cut off Highway funds unless the Laws were made Edwards could not be reached immediately As to his stand on the the Louisiana legislature grudgingly passed the Law but refused to include any penalties for those Selling Beaumont resident Wanda Grimes is especially Hope Ful the Bill will be signed by the she said this morning she planned to make some Calls to her contacts in Louisiana to hear whether the governor is Likely to sign the whose 20yearold son Jeremy died in a car crash in 1992 on interstate 10 after leaving a Lousiana drinking has campaigned vigorously and lobbied legislators for a closing of the loophole allowing alcohol sales to in one Happy she Ive been under the impression that if it loophole closing legislation Ever got to the floor of the it would it got past the bad Guys legislators influenced by liquor mistrial declared in murder lawsuit by Laurie staff reporter judge David Dunn of the 163rd District court declared a mistrial this morning in the civil trial of James Fulton versus Steve be cause of testimony Given by Fulton Sherry who testified that she had earlier asked Page if he would take a polygraph test on his guilt or innocence in the death of his she said he Fulton Louis had asked his did you ask Page about Clearing himself Valentine it seemed so simple that if All he had to do was go Clear they could Start look ing for the other person who could have done it was very devastating for my nieces to imagine that their daddy could have done it was too much for me to although i knew the Way he treated i still didst want to believe he did it it would be too much of a tragedy for them to lose their Valentine was asking Why dont you go Clear your and he there try ing to Frame and he take a lie Detector pages Joe then moved for a the judge called a talked to the Neys made his then came out of his Chambers and declared the Dugas later said the mistrial is an unfortunate situation for have to go through it All one who asked to remain said after the mistrial was declared that the polygraph Tes Timony had not influenced and that he had not made up his mind on the i haunt heard enough evidence and i didst think much of the Evi Dence i said the he added that he could not believe Valentine had not been instructed not to mention the the attorneys and the judge Dis cussed a new trial Date and Are look ing at a Date later this Steve Page testified tuesday in court that he did not know who killed please see Page 2a stiff photo by Gurlt tray new Steve second from talks quietly with his family his Daught ers Erin and and another family residents to be excluded by Jerry Childress staff reporter a proposed rezoning of the interstate 10 corridor is now being reworked by City staff to exclude residents from commercial the Orange City Council considered the rezoning at its regular meeting tuesday morning but resubmitted a new proposal that eliminates neighbourhoods from the interstate the former proposal from the planning and zoning commission had established commercial areas that took in portions of four after about 20 protests from residents at a Public hearing last the commission submitted the proposed rezoning to the Council with no residents from Lincoln and Brownwood subdivisions presented arguments against a new zoning that would reclassify their residential properties As the proposal failed to get a unanimous vote from commissioners and was forwarded to the City Council with no councilmen looked at the original proposal tuesday morning and began considering other mayor Dan along with other reworked please see Page 2a plan unveiled Washington not Clinton unveiled a spending plan tuesday night that makes deeper cuts than his previous retains modest tax revives healthcare Reform and Aims to balance the Federal budget Over 10 saying its time to clean up this the presi Dent contended in a nationally televised address that his budget plan is More humane in its cuts than the budgets proposed by the republicans who control the House and Senate in the 104th it Calls for billion in medicare or about half of what the gop and billion in medicaid at the same Clinton called for expansion of some insurance such As ensuring health Security for six months after loss of a the president would allow self employed people to deduct 50 percent of health insurance pre up from the current 25 but Clinton stressed in his five minute speech that there would be pain in his an average Cut of 20 percent in discretionary spending in All areas except the president would raise spending on education and training by billion Over seven compared to Republican cuts of up to Morales online gambling illegal by Ken Herman Leader Austin Bureau Austin in says attorney general Dan its illegal to double Down when you link online virtual coming soon to a computer near run afoul of state ant gambling according to an opinion Morales issued this whether the computerized wagers Are two bits or High state Law makes your Home an illegal House of gambling if you Modem into internet Sites such As the Caribbean which plans to begin accepting wagers later this the Morales sought by an ant gambling lawmaker at the request of a Casino says state Laws prohibiting third parties except the Texas lottery and licensed parimutuel tracks from taking a Cut of the action extend to cyberspace gambling Sites about to hit the internet that the player May not be present at the gambling Here does we take these activities out of the provisions of the wagering Morales players at the Caribbean Casino will use credit checks or wire transfers to set up accounts that can be tapped to play craps and computerized ver Sions of other Casino winnings would be credited please see Page 2a checking it out Halifax an ramp diver joins a col league in the Halifax Harbor in front of sum Mit the main venue for meetings of leaders of the g7 Industrial to thoroughly in Spect the see Story on russian town attacked Moscow a dozens of gunmen believed to be chechen rebels took As Many As 200 hostages and seized government buildings today in a Southern Russia officials the attackers arrived in about 120 Miles North of in two Large trucks reportedly accompanied by a stolen police armed with assault rifles and grenade they exchanged fire with police and Interior ministry Sergei a Federal Security ser vice spokesman in said the gun men stormed City the Headquarters for police and Federal Security a Bank and a communications Center in the Stavro pol area a duty officer at the Federal Security service Headquarters in Alexan Der said the assailants held As Many As 200 most of them houses were on fire in Buyon Novsek and shots rang on the streets As the assail ants tried to Force their Way toward the local russian television there were unspecified casualties on both it according to Ita Tass news police were barricaded in their Headquarters and fiercely trying to defend gun men walked the streets and fired at apart ment the Agency quoting regional police two hours after the attack communication was broken with the which houses major chemical with More than is 60 Miles Northeast of Mineral Nye a resort

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