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Orange Leader, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1994, Orange, Texas 8a state the Orange texans find Gene causing psoriasis Dallas a researchers from two Dallas universities think Treyve tracked the source of the painful and incurable skin condition psoriasis to a faulty scientists at the University of Texas Southwest medical Center and Baylor University medical Cen Ter located the Gene involved in skin growth by using blood cells gathered from families of psoriasis in a report in fridays Issue of the journal researchers called the discovery a major step toward understanding the inherited form of the disease that affects 5 million people in the United in Normal cells mature in 28 to 30 Days and almost invisibly shed from the but in cells form in Only three to four Days and pile up on the in accumulations of dead skin layers can cover Many areas of the with skin beneath it red and psoriasis can cause disfigurement and pain and is sometimes associated with each be tween to cases of psoriasis Are the Gene linked to the condition is associated with immune system which does not work prop in Normal cells mature in 28 to 30 Days and almost invisibly Erly in now a new and exciting area of psoriasis research is one with potential for better treatments and eventually a said Gail executive director of the National psoriasis based in the genetic analysis was based on eight extended families with 65 cases of in the study included 151 relatives from 15 the researchers used Many cell samples obtained by Kirk formerly a professor of dermatology and researcher at Ore gon health sciences University who now practices in the National psoriasis a nonprofit funded the it is a dreadful said but i think that if we find ourselves in the right there is the possibility of designing drugs or selecting drugs that will Dallas Mystic sentenced Dallas a four years after prosecutors opened an investigation into the mysterious deaths of eight of her mystical Leader Terri Hoffman of Dallas was sentenced Friday to prison for bankruptcy District judge Sidney Fitzwater sentenced Hoffman to 16 months in fined her and ordered her to serve three years of supervised release after she completes her she had been free since her conviction in late she was found guilty on 10 counts of bankruptcy fraud for failing to report an agreement to pay her lawyer 15 percent of any Book or movie deals on her life and for failing to disclose that she had Power of attorney to control her boyfriends Bank the prosecution had sought the maximum punishment of five years in prison and a Fine on each from 1979 to people with ties to Hoffman died six by suspected including two of her four and four in to Parent of two told relatives they suffered from terminal ill although autopsies showed they did and at least four bequeathed Money and prop erty to eight of the dead were involved with hoffmans conscious development of body and soul which religion experts say has cult like although no evidence has been taken before a grand the Case remains said Cecil an assistant District at Torney in Dallas closing he would shut Down a thin Hope that we could convict her of something or that maybe somebody will come for Ward that knew something More that would help us out the District attorneys office launched its investigation follow ing the mysterious deaths of an investment Counselor and his both of whom adhered to hoffmans Brand of ancient mythology and David and Glenda onetime followers of were found shot to death in their Den in january two hand guns beside them on the what actually transpired the night of their deaths has never been although police a photo Terri Hoffman leaves court after being sentenced say a double suicide was the who had written Hoffman checks totalling More than were the latest of her followers to either commit suicide or suffer untimely two civil lawsuits have been pending since Hoffman filed for bankruptcy on the lawsuits accuse the Dallas Mystic of using Beha Vior mind control and emotional manipulation to cause the deaths of her some of whom bequeathed Money or property to this saturday 4pm free checking until the year this is your on May come to any participating Bank of America Branch and get free checking until the year its simply sign up for checking and you wont see a single monthly service charge or per Check charge until the turn of the an offer that could save you hundreds of dollars Over the next six but this free checking offer is Only Good this saturday from 9am to so dont miss come in and open a new p checking for More information and your nearest Branch location Call banking on Bank of America be Atod until opened on May monthly service charges and in ranch transaction minimum opening one account per not valid with any other offer available at participating branches Galveston and Brazoria Bank of America member Odic american Sites Over strike list t Dallas air lines said Friday it has filed a lawsuit in Federal court to try to Stop its flight attendants Union from publishing a list of attendants who worked during last years damaging pre thanksgiving since the five Day strike ended the company and the association of professional flight attendants have been moving through the process leading up to arbitrating a new which is expected to last most of this but the com Pany and the Union have continued wrangling Over the so called strike american filed the lawsuit late thursday in Federal court in fort Home of airline Parent Amr the Carrier asked for an in Junction stopping the Union from go ing Public with the list until a grievance can be heard on whether the list is a contract it simply creates a great Deal of ill will within the entire employ within the entire Core of pm not Only flight attendants but other employees As what we really need to do As a family is get1 this whole episode behind american spokesman Al Becker said Union spokesman Randy wards said the list would not be published to condone harassment against those who crossed picket but because members have asked to see it we certainly believe they have 3 the right to choose who they want their friends to and the list would give them the Opportunity to know who did and did not stand by Edwards the lawsuit also would try to Stop the Union from taking action on j charges brought by two individual flight attendants against several others who allegedly worked during the Union fines for those charges would be per the airline said the charges Are tended to retaliate against flight Ata tenants who testified in grievance hearings against strikers accused of harassment during the Ujj the which represents americans flight staged the walkout after 5 contract talks broke Down Over scheduling and health Bene Many of those key issues y the strike ended when president Clinton got the two sides to agree to submit to binding despite frosty relations with the j flight attendants Amr chair Man Robert Crandall said at the company annual meeting Day the airline cannot be competitive without better labor i american is willing to offer guaran1 tees against involuntary layoffs in return for terms that would Cut costs and boost he the Carrier will Start contract negotiations with its pilots this j the classified network putt you in touch with the right peo ple so get started with a Leader and

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