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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 25, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 4 National Pacific stars and stripes december 1982 policy will hike local phone rates Washington a Consumers will pay More for local Telephone service under a new policy adopted by the Federal communications commission to phase out a subsidy from interstate Lon distance the plan replaces a complicated procedure known As separations and settlements that has evolved Over several the procedure has been used to set the american Telephone Telegraph Lon distance rates with an Eye toward recovering not Only its but billions of dollars of costs incurred each year by local phone in the Lon distance subsidy totalled roughly or the equivalent of per month per Telephone that Money is used by local companies to help pay for the portion of their system that must be maintained regardless of whether it is handling a local or Lon distance Call for the line to a customers in the commissions plan Calls for Consumers to pick up roughly half of that total subsidy through direct payments to their local phone company instead of through Lon distance so Lon distance rates will drop while local rates according to Bert a top official with the fecs common Carrier Bureau who helped develop the a seven year Transi Tion will begin on with residential customers paying a minimum Flat monthly rate of to their local phone company even if they do not place any Lon distance the total amount local phone companies must make up in lost subsidy at that Point will equal about per line per the local companies will make up the difference by levying a Small charge estimated at no More than 25 cents per Call on those customers who do place Lon distance interstate Lon distance rates will be falling in the so the two should offset each other for the average customer who places five or six Lon distance Calls a Halprin Over the next seven the Flat charge will increase until it covers All of the by when the transition is Halprin estimated the Flat charge will have risen from a minimum a month to to a month on that will be in addition to the payment Consumers make now for local at that All Consumers will pay the same Flat rate for Access to the Lon distance regardless of whether they place Lon distance abortion time limit ruled unconstitutional los Angeles up a Superior court judge has ruled californian Law outlawing abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy judge Eli Chernow also ruled county officials could Bury More than fetuses and embryos found in a shipping Container earlier this the decision that californian 1967 abortion Law Banning abortions after 20 weeks contradicted later decisions by the supreme court was hailed As a landmark by the american civil liberties while the District attorneys office took a More cautious attorney general George Deukmejian ruled in May doctors May be prosecuted for performing abortions after the 20th week unless the mothers health is in Acle attorneys said Chernowas decision opens the door for abortions to be performed in los Angeles county after the 20th week of Al a spokes Man for the District attorneys said prosecutors were not exactly sure what the ruling we Are assessing right now what Impact that will have on our investigation into the he the judge made his rulings based on motions made by the Acle in an attempt to Block the burial of the fetuses and embryos in vaults at Valhalla cemetery because of a planned religious Chernow decided the service planned by the Catholic league and other groups to accompany the burial did not constitute the assist Ance of religion by the country the judge stayed his decision on the burial for 20 Days to allow the Acle to the county has stored the found in the medical Container repossessed from the Home of a onetime medical lab ending investigations of whether any of the fetuses were performed illegally or with improper use of Federal dragnet actor Jack Webb Dies los Angeles up actor producer Jack who portrayed the no nonsense Joe Friday on the dragnet television died thursday of an apparent heart attack at his he was he discovered the said a tearful police official in an uncharacteristic display of we never existed until sheriffs officials said webbs called paramedics to the couples West Hollywood Home shortly after 3 when she discovered her husband Webb was pronounced dead at webbs just the mama approach to television detective work made dragnet a hit for 11 he is credited with introducing the realistic action series with creation of dragnet in 1952 a time when television was dominated by comedy and webbs other television productions such As the emergency and United states Treasury reflected an infatuation with Law enforcement agencies which he attributed to his Friendship with a los Angeles he sparked my interest in police work and i found myself spending nights in police prowl cars and researching the crime lab files by Day when time through dragnet was Webb webbs Best known movie was the in which he played a Tough Marine corps Drill like the 1957 film was realistic and accurately depicted Boot training at the Parris Island recruit depot in South dragnet and adam12 were based on meticulous study of the los Angeles police which ordered that flags at police Headquarters and substations be flown at half Dan Cooke said the land and other departments use episodes from adam12 As training Cooke said the department gave badge webbs badge number on to the actor with the inscription to Jack the Best reel cop from the Best real Jack was a Lovely actor Kent who played a Rookie cop in his philosophy in the shows he made was that reality was More often than not stranger than Webb once said there never will be anything in dragnet that i want my own kids to in the first 60 he Only 15 bullets were and there were just three fights and a Hal dozen Webb was born in Santa april and by the time he was 18 he was supporting his family working in a clothing store and a steel in 1942 he went into the army air corps and piloted b26 bombers before being discharged in he later worked for a san Francisco radio station As an disc jockey and he soon moved to where he did Par time radio work and played bit parts in motion pictures such As Sunset Boulevard and the Halls of prior to dragnet the strains of fund dumdum were first heard when dragnet was introduced As a radio series in the series successfully made the jump to television in running for seven years until Webb decided to retire in Webb brought the show Back for four More seasons on up webbs previous wives included Singer actress Julie whom he married in 1947 in the marriage lasted six he married Dorothy Towne in 1955 and was divorced two years he married Beauty contest Winner Jackie Loughery in they were divorced in Webb and London had two Stacy and stateside toxic Shock award san a a 21yearold woman who almost died of toxic Shock syndrome has won a million judgment against the maker of the tampons she blamed for her Lynette West offered to Settle out of court for on the eve of the but Johnson Johnson products refused the according to court arson suspect captured los Angeles up a teenager has been arrested in the downtown apartment House fire that killed 24 people last september 11 of them reportedly the suspects relatives and was ordered returned to los Angeles to face officials los Angeles police William Booth said Humberto Diaz de la was arrested wednesday in Booth said Diaz de la Torre was in route to los Angeles wednesday night and would be booked for murder upon his

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