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Panama City News Herald (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Panama City, Florida House approves Penny Ante poker see Page i Andrew Rosenthal associated press Moscow a officials of the . Atomic Energy Agency said Friday that the chernobyl disaster is by far the worst nuclear Accident in history but soviet experts Are getting it under control. They said radiation still leaks slowly from the nuclear Power plants stricken no. 4 reactor but the fire in its Graphite Core has been stopped and the soviets will a men Tomb it in Concrete for a years Long Cooling process. Based on their observations and soviet data a a it a Clear. That the radioactive consequences of this Accident Are far More serious than in any Accident so far also that the radioactive releases to the environment Are much More serious a Hans Blix chief of the International atomic Energy Agency told a news conference. Blix and his deputies said temperatures in the Graphite Core were dropping and uncontrolled downward burning of the nuclear fuel commonly called the a China syndrome a is not an immediate threat. An explosion and fire in the reactor at the ukrainian Plant april 26 spewed an invisible radioactive Cloud Over Europe that gradually has beep working its Way around the world. No other governments reported health threatening Levels of radiation Friday. After his group returned to the Iaea Headquarters in Vienna Austria Friday Blix said the soviets had agreed to provide daily radiation readings from seven stations along their Western Border from the Northern City of Leningrad to the Black sea. These Are to be relayed to National nuclear authorities but not made Public. About 84,000 residents within an 18-mile radius of the Plant were evacuated beginning 36 hours after the disaster. About 250,000 children Are being let out of school Early so they can leave Kiev the ukrainian capital of 2.4 million people 80 Miles South of chernobyl. Journalists from Eastern Europe said a soviet official told them a third person had died As a result of the Accident. Official reports have said two people were killed and 204 hospitalized 18 in serious condition. An american Bone marrow specialist leads a team of doctors performing marrow transplants in Moscow on victims of severe radiation exposure. The Kremlin made its sixth official statement on the disaster Friday evening which consisted of three paragraphs and gave no new information. All but one statement have been Brief. The first reporting the Accident was issued two Days after it occurred when High radiation Levels had been detected in Scandinavia and Sweden demanded information. Western governments have criticized the soviet government for slow reports. The first foreign journalists allowed to visit the Ukraine were escorted to a farm 31 Miles West of Kiev where 1,000 evacuees Are housed. They were shown medical checks being Given and allowed to speak with a few evacuees All of whom appeared to be in Good health. A i took some things two or three Little blankets and pillows a said Marina Ilchenko 80. She began to weep As she related that she and her children had just moved into a new House. The people evacuated took their livestock along. Blix and his associates spoke to reporters my see soviets 2a West Berlin trash collectors unload vegetables with a High radiation count at Wann see garbage dump fire is out in reactor no. 4 Good morning 25 the news f Herald 1 it so Panama City news Herald 1986 business experts predict upswing two years of Prosperity forecast Janet Staihar associated press hot Springs a. Buoyed by signs of new growth and Low interest rates top business experts said Friday the . Economy should be on the upswing for the next two years. But while executives of the country a leading corporations predicted a Rosy time ahead they also voiced a sense of uneasiness on several fronts. The main worry was Over the future of the tax overhaul Bill in Congress. Most executives favored the Senate finance committees draft but Felt the ultimate outcome in a conference with the House might not be As beneficial to business interests. The analysis was made at the Spring meeting of the business Council made up of 200 executives from the nations largest corporations the advisory councils membership comes from about 60 major . Corporations. The forecast made by business leaders w As based on several key assumptions one of them that Congress would fail to approve a new tax Bill this year. James d. Robinson Iii Council vice chairman acknowledged that the Speed at which the tax Bill moved through Congress has surprised business leaders. He said the report on the Economy written in april should have an asterisk by the tax Reform Section with a a whoops in a footnote at the end. Nonetheless he said a new tax plan should not affect the Economy this year. And depending on the final congressional language he said a tax Bill could conceivably stimulate consumer spending in 1987. In an overview of the Economy the economic experts were a decidedly optimistic about the Economy in 1986 and 1987. The 20 corporate economists who put together the upbeat report believe a the Power that is driving this economic scenario basically is lower interest rates lower Oil and Energy prices and the lower Dollar a said Robinson chairman of the american express co. He said the major components of anticipated growth include housing improved net exports increased inventory investment and reasonably Strong consumer spending. A the weak spots Are capital goods spending and commercial construction a Robinson told reporters. He said the business economists Are unanimous in their views that interest rates will be Low through most of 1987. Picking up Only marginally in the last part of the year. Soldier turns in gun for to making tool Sart Surber staff writer somewhere Between a Day 1944, and May Day 1986, Charlie Rock made the change from professional Soldier to toy maker. The mount Vernon wash., native joined the army in 1943 and was there when Allied forces landed on Normandy beaches to begin the end of nazi Germany a hold on Europe. He went to Korea and Vietnam before ending a 29-year military career. Today Rock is preparing a toy shop on Dorothy Avenue where he will make the wooden trains cars animals and toy boxes that Are among the 104 items in his toy catalogue. Using patterns Roc neighbors transforms blocks of Wood into shapes that bring Joy a trucks and simple cars even models of classic automobiles that can be used As pen holders on the desks of older career pursuing children. Between the time he first became interested in working in Wood and the Day he made his first toy. Rock was a Soldier. As an enlisted Man he was in the infantry. As an officer he was in logistics something he says he see to making 2adumping veggies saturday 48 ftps vol 17, a. To lawsuit seen As threat to Freedom of religion George w. Cornell associated press new York Church state experts on Friday saw a threat to religious Liberty in a lawsuit attempting to revoke tax exemption of . Roman Catholic Bishops Sod their actin a cd Arv it a Waina of their a tinny against abortion. But abortion rights groups said Catholic Bishops had gone too far in promoting political candidates who agree with their stand against abortion. Dean Kelly Church state affairs officer of the National Council of churches said the lawsuit attempts a an unconstitutional restriction on the free exercise of religion a tragic reversal of our tradition of religious Kelly whose organization embraces most major protestant and Eastern orthodox churches said religious bodies have not Only a right but a duty to try to implement moral ideals in society. A a that a what churches Are supposed to do whether you agree with them or he said. A if anybody should lose their tax sex pm inn ii in Iclet in he Nhor naps that done to do it on the other hand Emily Tyne communications officer of the National abortion rights action league said a we done to believe that not being Able to be involved in political campaigns would infringe on religious she said churches May speak out on moral issues a but where we draw the line is against systematic involvement in a see religion 2a Index bridge.2c local/state.17b business.10-1 id movies .7-9d classified.1-12c police beat .5b comics.12d religion.8-11b court records.7b sports.17d deaths and funerals 7a editorial .6a to log .5d entertainment.8-9d weather watch.8a quote for Tho Day a revenge does us More harm than the injury John Lubbock practice makes perfect Sedessie Harris and Brandy Mathis fourth their flutes on the school grounds in graders at Cove elementary school tune preparation for a class recital. Burgers done too Well May be dangerous Lee Siegel associated press los Angeles a hamburgers that Are broiled or Fried Well done contain six chemicals that May cause mutations chromosome is map or cancer in rodents scientists said Friday the $2 million six year study at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found the Well done ground beef contains three newly discovered mutagens and three known mutagens. Two other mutagens also were found but they have not been identified or tested in animals. Two of the three previously known mutagens Are known to cause malignant tutors in mice and rats said senior biomedical scientist James s. Felton. The risk to humans from any of them remains unknown the scientists said. Mutagens Are compounds that change genetic material in cells and sometimes can cause cancer in animals said Felton who presented his findings Here at the annual meeting of the american association for cancer research. Sperm and egg cell mutations and damage to chromosomes which determine inherited traits can cause birth defects. Arthur j. Miller head scientist at the . Department of agriculture research Laboratory see burgers 2a if

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