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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 5, 1982, Tokyo, Japan By a i 22 20 a a 3 m Pacific stars and in 17 i Ria Joseph e Burlas 37th year 338 2 c an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and authored personnel with the Pacic command december 1982 175 jobless rate jumps to percent Marty Feldman Dies British comedian Marty in a scene from his 1977 film the last remake of Beau has died in Mexico City of a heart was making a yellow with Cheesch and see Page a compiled from wire services Washington the unemployment rate soared to a pos depression record of per cent in the government reported a Sharp increase of of a percent in the jobless rate from october to november meant 12 million Ameri cans were out of unemployment rates for virtually every category of worker full time Blu Collar and White adult men and Whites and hispanics reached the highest Levels in four the labor department the jobless rate among Blacks held steady at even Christmas employment was Jane chief of the labor departments Bureau of labor Sta told the joint economic committee of Congress that because of the recession retailers hired fewer workers than usual for the Holiday private economists said unemployment is expected to Worsen in torrential rain hit Mississippi Valley regardless of a Christ Mas Holiday surge in retail unemployment already has risen for 10 consecutive a pos depression record of percent joblessness was established Only a month the record was the highest since since july the unemployment rate has leaped by percentage the number of people officially classified by the government As unemployed has risen by million in that the Bureau said total employment was essentially unchanged last month at 99 million the bulk of the increase in the jobless Rolls resulted from people who entered the labor Force in a futile search for among construction the jobless rate was a decline from the 23 percent posted in Congress is moving toward enact ment of a Nickel gallon increase in the Federal gasoline tax to finance a see Page 7 compiled from wire services tornadoes slashed across a Missouri and Illinois thurs Day and killing seven injuring hundreds and damaging or destroying hundreds of Homes and the National weather service reported three tornadoes in a Kansas and eight in a four in Missouri and three in Illinois on severe thunderstorms swamped cities in the three states As the storm that touched it All off moved into Canada after a three Day assault on the Rockies and Northern in the storms warm South winds brought a second Day of religion Page begins today Page 22 record High temperatures from the Midwest to new often buried under mountains of Snow in had a temperature of 72 degrees breaking a 61degree record for the Date set in the temperature reached 67 degrees in pounding surf left Over from the storm that savaged California forced evacuation of Mobile Homes along the Orange county coast in Southern at the highest tides in a Quarte Century collapsed a 150foot Long seawall protecting Fisherman wharf in the popular Cannery Row a Tornado in new just about wiped out the town of a police dispatcher two deaths were confirmed and the toll was expected to Rise As authorities checked out the damage which included the destruction of a Mobile trailer Park and Small apartment sixty persons were injured see Page 7 House oks plan for National waste site compiled from wire services Washington the House has approved legislation to establish the first National policy for the burial of lethal nuclear but Defeated a move to bring the military under its after four Days of often emotional floor the House adopted by voice vote a Bill setting up a framework for building a repository to Bury the wastes to feet under ground for the Bill was approved after the House rejected 281105 an Amend ment to apply the same criteria to the disposal of radioactive wastes generated by the military in its atomic weapons and ship Power military waste accounts for 80 percent of the nations nuclear successive administrations have insisted that military and commercial nuclear waste not be mixed on grounds that military secrets might be revealed if the waste was seized by terrorists or the House passed legislation now goes to a House Senate conference which will try to Iron out differences Between it and a similar Bill passed by the Senate last the major difference is that the Senate version includes an amendment declaring the nuclear waste problem solved once the president signs the the amendment is intended to overturn Laws in seven preventing new nuclear Power plants from being built until the waste problem is the seven states Are Mary con Maine and Public with met Ric tons of spent fuel and highly radioactive wastes now stored at reactor Sites around the United lobbied heavily for the they contend they Are running out see Page 7

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