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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, Tokyo, Japan 10 f i 1 Pacific stars and stripes february 1983 regional Roundup the South Georgia officials acquitted in rights Case a an Allwhite Federal jury has ruled in favor of White officials accused in three multimillion Dollar lawsuits of violating the civil rights of Blacks during rioting in Wrightsville in the jurors deliberated hours before ruling in favor of the chief among them Johnson county sheriff Roland who cried As the verdict was read in each of three defense lawyer Larsen said the verdict could Lead to More harmonious races relations in but John the chief said the ruling will be i was not too optimistic after an Allwhite jury was Martin i think we will Appeal based on the White jury being attorney Don one of six lawyers who represented the i think its a sad Day for All Black a sad Day for All White people and a very sad Day for the its and this Case has the shadows of the late 1950s and the Core of the trial was the million damage claim by 48 Blacks in three separate the suits accused Attaway and 15 co defendants of conspiring to deprive Blacks of their civil rights by brutalizing them and arresting them in Rio torn South Carolina get a officer up officer Allen his superiors is a Fine officer but he has a problem he keeps crashing his patrol Batiste thinks he might do better with a so after three accidents in seven Batiste applied for a Transfer to the mounted id be a fool from an administrative View Point not to Honor his request if it is possible to do said police chief Reuben Hes an excellent and once he gets to the scene he does a very Good Greenberg we just cant provide him a chauffeur to get Tennessee court test for fair promoters a the Tennessee attorney generals office has asked a judge to appoint a receiver for the 1982 worlds saying the expositions Developer faces More than million in officials have the million fair closed on its Developer reincorporated As Knoxville foundation to dispose of property and other a fou Page application dated 28 that was obtained lists 17 lawsuits asking from the because of the As Well As written housing complaints filed with state consumer Protection attorney general William Leech staff asks a chancery court judge to do one of two things either appoint a receiver to oversee Knoxville foundation finances or Force the company to establish an escrow account to ensure equitable payment to All in Leech filed one of the states largest consumer Protection lawsuits against the seeking refunds for people who said they could not get refunds after cancelling lodging the six month which opened on May an estimated 11 million North Carolina Bridge game expert Dies a Macie King the inventor of a device that taught beginners How play has she was who won Many was the inventor of the Bridge a teaching Aid that provides Correct bidding responses in the window of a cardboard Louisiana Bathtub causes crash a Mark Warren was driving along the Center Lane of interstate when he was brought up Short by a said he could not avoid hitting the which was sitting in one of the eastbound lanes near the Center of Warren was not but his car was police said they had received no inquiries about the tub but speculated it probably fell off a truck and the Driver was unaware of its Digap Florida meet the tax Man a with state coffers running some legislators Are eying Donkey Kong and other denizens of the video arcades As potential Revenue Wetherell said that the House finance and taxation subcommittee he chairs will look into the possibility of applying the states 5 percent sales tax to video Arcade pinball machines and tax officials believe such a tax would raise several million dollars each ten states already tax video including which has raised nearly million from a 4 percent tax on video games in about 100 people on the second shift at the general electric Plant were there were no reported the fire erupted Between the unoccupied secondhand third floor office areas in a building at Ges sprawling River works said Jim a be the workers were on the first floor of the Blo Klong which make engines for the f18 Callahan said firefighters broke through the roof and Walls to get at the he said the cause of the fire was not buyer of fatal guns gets Reward a a woman who bought the guns used to kill three guards during a 1979 robbery at the Puro Lator armoured terminal has received Reward for helping crack the Superior court judge Frank Kinney granted the Reward to Patricia defense attorney Michael Graham of Hartford called kidneys decision saying he considered the woman to be an accessory to the crime although she was never Dolphin has filed a lawsuit in Superior court seeking another Reward offered by Puro Lator after the april 1979 robbery in which million was Kinney awarded Dolphin in the Case of each of the three guards shot to death during the she testified during the trial of two men found guilty in the killings that she bought a semiautomatic Rifle and ammunition from a Meriden gun shop at the request of defendant Lawrence Pelletier Waterbury states attorney Francis Mcdonald said dolphins Telephone Call to police the morning after the robbery made it possible to solve the Donald and Pelletier have been convicted of the robbery and the killing of the three both Are serving sentences of 75 years to Evelyn Vega has pleaded guilty to three murder counts and is awaiting she is the wife of Donna couture of couture former has been indicted on six murder counts and is awaiting the Northeast Massachusetts fire erupts in be Plant a a five alarm fire broke out at a Plant making Jet fighter engines for the but it was brought under control in less than two hours by firefighters from five new York governor mulls sports betting tax new York a Mario Cuomo says he is considering legalizing betting on sports in new York to bring in millions of dollars in Revenue for the he said in an interview with new York daily news reporters and editors that he was study ing the possibility of sports Cuomo said it would take weeks to work out a final proposal and decide whether to seek legislative approval for the state already has legalized betting on horse races and also conducts Pennsylvania for Sale one steel Mill Pittsburgh up cant afford the Brooklyn Bridge maybe youd like to buy another hot property a Seattle steel Bethlehem steel is offering its Plant for Sale right next to the advertisements for Florida condominiums in the newspaper classified unique investment Opportunity now available in the Pacific Northwest said the Quarter Page and in the Wall Street the pictured in an Aerial boasts an stable and competent work Force and the largest product Range at one Plant location in comparison to its com we would be open to any viable Opportunity to sell it As an profit making said a spokesman for the 2 which posted a billion loss in the company has been trying to unload the Mill since last september so it can concentrate on upgrading its East coast the spokesman

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