The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 30, 1996 · Page 2
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A2 TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1996 NEWS, EVENTS THE SALINA JOURNAL A Look Ahead 30 Itiesday • PUBLIC MEETING: Saline County Commission. 10 am, Room 103, City- County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-6540. • STORYTIME: Children's Department, Salina Public Library. 9:30 a.m. for ages 1 1/2 to 3,10:15 a.m. for ages 3-5, 7 p.m. family. 301 W. Elm. Enrollment required. 825-0505. , • LINCOLN: Quilting class with Verna Mettlen. Second of two sessions. 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Art Center, 126 E. Lincoln. $15.524-3241. .31 Wednesday • COFFEE: Job Club Coffee, Older Kansans Employment Program. 9:3010:30 a.m., Sirloin Stockade. 827-4857. • DANCE: Jolly Mixers Club dance. Music by the Solomon Valley Ramblers. 811 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1700 Beverly. No smoking or drinking. 827-3795. • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina Heritage Commission. 4 p.m., Room 103, City- County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-7250. • STORYTIME: Children's Department, Salina Public Library. 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. for ages 3-5.10:15 a.m. for ages 1 1/2 to 3. 301 W. Elm. Enrollment required. 825-0505. seminars at Salina's Presbyterian Manor, 2601 E. Crawford. The sessions, scheduled in the dining room, are at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 21. The programs are targeted toward persons 65 and over and their adult children and others who deal with the challenges of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Presenters are staff members who have training in this field and are part of the manor's Supportive Therapy for Aging Residents. For reservations or more information, call the manor at 913-8251366. Listing Events Items for the Calendar of Events should be sent at least two weeks in advance to: Calendar of Events, The Salina Journal, P.O. Box 740, Salina 67402. Be sure to include name, address and telephone number. Information Seminar Call COMMUNITY line I Seminars on dementia at Presbyterian Manor "Dementia" is to be the topic of two free community education For these items, use the following category codes: • Salina and regional arts / 2787 • Public schools / 8050 • Local churches / 7729 • Kansas Wesleyan Info Line / 5984 ^Salina Journal Published seven days a week, 385 days a year at 333 S. Fourth, P.O. Box 740, Salina, Kan. 87402, by Salina Journal Inc. ' HARRIS RAYL, publisher , ' DEPARTMENTS • ADVERTISING: JEANNY SHARP, director • CIRCULATION: BRYAN SANDMHER, • BUSINESS: DAVID MARTIN, manager manager • NEWS: SCOTT SEIRER, executive editor • PRODUCTION: DAVID ATKINSON, manager T AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS The Associated Press Singer Brandy performs Monday at the 23rd annual American Music Awards. Favorite musicians feted By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Country music star Garth Brooks was named artist of the year Monday at the American Music Awards, then left, his trophy on the podium because he doesn't believe in the title. Brooks and the reunited Eagles each won three American Music Awards. Brooks also won, for the fifth year in a row, favorite male country artist and favorite country album for "Hits." The Eagles won favorite pop rock album for "Hell Freezes Over," favorite adult contemporary artist and favorite pop group trophies. Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men and Pearl Jam were multiple winners as well. Michael Jackson was named the top pop-rock male artist over Elton John and Seal. Carey claimed the favorite soul-R&B female artist and favorite pop-rock female artist, while Boyz II Men captured the soul-R&B album honor with "II" and the favorite soul-R&B group. Pearl Jam won for the favorite heavy metal- hard rock act and favorite alternative group. Alabama was once again the top country group, winning a 19th American Music Award. Reba McEntire was named the top female country artist, her 13th American Music Award, while Coolio took the favorite rap-hip hop artist. Shania Twain won the favorite new country artist and Hootie & the Blowfish was named favorite pop-rock new artist. Brandy was named favorite new soul-R&B artist. The evening's most emotional moment was Brooks' performance of "The Change" in remembrance of the Oklahoma City bombing. It brought tears to the eyes of audience members. The show prominently featured stars of past decades as well. Neil Diamond sang a new single, "Tennessee Moon," and Lionel Richie performed "Don't Want to Lose You." 8Z3-6363 Salina 1-800-827-6363 , , Kansas T CRIME SUBSCRIPTIONS EXTENSION 360 • NO PAPER?: II your paper doesn't arrive by 6:30 a.m. weekdays or, 7 am. weekends and holidays, call your carrier or the number above. In Salina, If you call by 10 a.m., your paper will be delivered that day. Out-of-town subscribers will • receive missed papers the following day. •CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT HOURS: Open at 5:30 a.m. dally. Closes at 5:30 p.m. weekdays, noon on weekends, 10a.m. on holidays. • * • CARRIER RATES: $15 for one month. $42 for three months. • RATES BY MOTOR ROUTE: $16 for one month, $48 for three months. • RATES BY MAIL (three months): In Kansas, $48 for dally paper, $39 for Monday through Saturday and $21 for Sunday. Outside Kansas, $54 for dally paper, $43.50 for Monday through Saturday and $25.50 for Sunday. All prices Include 0.4 percent Saline County sales tax. Tax rates may vary. ADVERTISING ; EXTENSION 260 • CLASSIFIED AND DISPLAY AD ^ ''.' HOURS: Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to noon., Saturday. ,,' '.. ' MEWS . EXTENSION ISO • HOURS: 8 a.m. to-midnight Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to midnight , Sunday. FAX NUMBERS ALL DEPARTMENTS 823-3207 NEWS DEPARTMENT 827-6363 Man arrested in murder of fiancee Suspect had accused black man of killing fiancee during robbery By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — A- white man who told police a black man killed his fiancee was arrested Monday and charged with offering an acquaintance $20,000 to do the crime. Robert Harris, 23, and the alleged triggerman Russell Brill, 22, of Baltimore, face first-degree murder and felony handgun charges in the death of Theresa McLeod, said Rob Weinhold, a police spokesman. They were jailed pending a bail hearing. "They attempted to and, we believe they did, carry out a staged robbery this past Friday evening, and during the course of the staged robbery Miss McLeod was in fact murdered," Weinhold said. A police source said Brill, who also is white, confessed to being the triggerman and implicated Harris. Police spent several hours Friday night canvassing the neighborhood around the park for a suspect. But investigators said inconsistencies in Harris' story led them to consider him a suspect. Authorities believe Harris' motive was financial, but they did not elaborate. He has refused to answer police questions since he became a suspect. The case drew comparisons to several highly publicized cases in which white killers attempted to blame black suspects. In 1990, Charles Stuart accused a black man of killing his wife in Boston. He committed suicide hours after police learned from his brother that Stuart murdered his wife himself. Susan Smith was convicted last year in South Carolina of drowning her two children. At first, the white woman claimed a black man kidnapped the boys during a carjacking. T AIDS TREATMENT Mixture of drugs effective i" Researchers excited . by therapy that slows, • but doesn't cure, AIDS By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A triple- punch combination of an experimental new AIDS drug and two others already on the market is by far the most potent treatment yet for people infected with the deadly virus, researchers reported Monday. : The therapy does not cure AIDS. At best, it will slow and perhaps stall the disease for long periods. Even this could be a significant advance, because currently available virus medicines do little to extend AIDS patients' lives. The treatment involves one of a new class of drugs called protease inhibitors and is in early stages of human testing. Nevertheless, AIDS researchers who have seen many promising initial results go sour in the past are enthusiastic about the latest findings. "It's wonderfully exciting. It's a milestone," said Dr. Gerald Friedland of Yale University. Friedland worried about what to do for patients during the six months or so he estimated it will take the new drug to win approval for sale. The key to the new combination is indinavir, an experimental protease inhibitor developed by Merck & Co. It is combined with the standard AIDS medicines AZT and 3TC. Dr. Roy Gulick and colleagues from New York University gave the combination to 26 patients. After six months, they could find no measurable trace of the AIDS virus in 24 of them. Researchers say it is still too soon to know how long this effect will last. "This is the best response of any anti-retroviral therapy that has been seen to date," Gulick said.. The three-drug combination reduced the amount of HIV, the AIDS virus, by 99 percent to levels that could not be detected by sta'n- dard laboratory tests in 24 of 26 patients. The effect has lasted for nearly six months in one study," said Dr. Emilio Emini a r.e- searcher at Merck. 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