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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 2, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 4 National Pacific stars and stripes december 1982 reagans bid to change drink Laws gets support Washington up transportation Secre tary Drew Lewis has endorsed proposals by a presidential commission urging states to raise the drinking age to 21 and impose mandatory 48hour jail sentences on Drunken this is a very High priority item with the Lewis said of the work of the presidential commission on drunk which has held a nationwide series of nine hearings and meetings on the Lewis said he will support recommendations contained in a draft report by the commission calling on 35 states and the District of Columbia and puerto Rico that do not have 21 As the minimum drinking age to raise their age limit for All including Beer and the draft also Calls for 48hour jail sentences for people convicted of driving while the created by presi Dent Reagan last Hopes to Issue its recommendations by the endow the Lewis cautioned the ultimate decision is up to but said he would recommend approval of the two proposals if the panel makes them he also said he would be Happy to include in his budget funds to keep the commission in existence to continue focusing attention on Drunken statistics show More than half of the Highway fatalities that occur annually involve at least one person who has been health and human services Secretary Richard Schweiker told the commission court required treatment for Drunken Drivers provides one of the most cos effective approaches to the any administrative such As revocation of a should include some method of intervention to identify and treat those who suffer from alcohol abuse or he referrals to either education or treatment or must be considered an important adjunct to judicial or we will never truly get this problem under breath matter of Choice compiled from wire services a District judge has found part of Kansas new Drunken driving Law ruling that a persons refusal to take a breath test cannot be used against in but a suburb is hoping drinkers will take the test without police Sedgwick county District court judge Tyler Lockett upheld other portions of the Law that were challenged in pretrial motions by Kelly of who was arrested 28 on a Drunken driving the new Law went into effect july Keenan Steve argued that a defendants refusal to take a breath test after his arrest would Lead a jury to believe the defendant is guilty and covering Keenan submitted to a breath test after his assistant District attorney Jeff Deff Dehon said he agreed with lockets everyone has the right to remain and if a person refuses to take a breath that should not be used against him in the provisions upheld by Lockett include one that allows no plea bargaining in Drunken driving one that a person with a blood alcohol Content of percent is legally drunk and those involving penalty and Lockett said he was bothered by a provision that gives nonresidents immunity from a requirement that those convicted undergo rehab adding that if that matter had come before him he would have ruled it Union Creve has adopted an ordinance requiring the establishments that sell Over in liquor per year by the drink install coi operated breath use of the machines is strictly voluntary but City officials Hope patrons will take the time to test themselves for their own test results cannot be used in if we can two or maybe 12 lives a then its Worth mayor Harold Dielmann installation costs of will be paid by representatives of the machines alcohol breath analysis of standing tall sculptor Robert Dean stands on a ladder to work on a 10foot Clay Model of the late president Dwight Eisenhower at his a Bronze casting of the statue will be placed at the military a be Miami a a homeless old Man known As pops was beaten to death while waiting in line outside a soup Kitchen As 300 to 400 people stood by and police Miami police spokesman Mike Stewart identified the victim As Ivory who had no known address and collected bottles for a Scott died at Jackson memo rial Hospital shortly after the beating monday to death in soup Kitchen line Earl was charged with second degree Miami police detective Harvey Wasserman said Scott apparently Drew a knife on police at the station House said they knew nothing about that brother Paul director of Camillus said he saw Smith beating Scott on the head with a pipe As the crowd waited for the dining room at the Catholic Charity to Johnson said he screamed at Smith to they were standing along a Woven wire Johnson everyone moved Back and i saw arms he kept hitting him and didst no one in the line by the time Johnson reached the the assailant had Smith was arrested a few minutes police the Man who did this is a typical person from the Johnson they probably had not eaten since we were closed on sunday and a great majority of these men had probably not eaten and were the brother said he did not know what prompted the tylenol suspect arrested in los Angeles a a 35yearold Mechanic wanted for questioning in the tylenol poisoning deaths in the Chicago area was arrested in los Angeles tuesday and held without bail on a fugitive Kevin John Masterson had been sought by the Chicago tylenol task which said question ing him was essential to their Masterson was picked up in the West los Angeles area by police officers and was booked on an outstanding warrant for Possession of although investigators have suggested that Masterson had a grudge against one of the retail outlets that sold the poisoned he has never been charged in the Case and has not been accused of stateside new storm headed toward Hawaii Honolulu a a new storm with potentially damaging winds of 55 Mph is headed toward Hawaii where a Hurricane last week left More than million in Dick a spokesman for the National weather service in said the approaching storm was entered about 500 Miles Northeast of Midway Island and could hit the hawaiian islands by wednesday its not a its a Winter storm that is not unusual for this time of he but its in an area where it could cause us it could do some damage to Winter cause localized flooding and Power but then it could stall or it could turn North and the worst part the first Island in the path of the storm would be which took the Brunt of the Force when Hurricane Iwa hit last tuesday night with 110 Mph thousands flee chemical spill up a spill at a chemical Plant tuesday forced thousands of people to flee from Homes and businesses in a foursquare mile the spill of Styrene a highly flammable component of was reported shortly before 10 at the Cosden Oil and chemical according to Orange county fire department spokesman Jim police spokesman Joe Consoli said seven schools had been a red Cross evacuation Center was set up at Orange High East of the no details were available on How the spill occurred or How much of the chemical

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