The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 30, 1996 · Page 5
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 5

Salina, Kansas
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Wednesday, October 30, 1996
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1 THE SALINA JOURNAL. NATION WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1996 AS JEWELL T OLYMPIC BOMBING FBI not talking of direction After being burned once, officials won't say where probe is headed By The Associated Press ; ATLANTA — If not Richard Jewell, then who? That's the question, now that federal prosecutors have cleared Jewell as a suspect in the Olympic park bombing. Investigators have insisted from the start that they were looking into leads on other suspects, but Jewell was the only one they went after publicly. On Saturday, Jewell's lawyers received a letter formally clearing him. Federal investigators continue to study more than 200 rolls of videotape and still photographs taken at the park near the time of the July 27 bomb blast. They also have started interviewing bomb victims again. ",-' FBI spokesman Jay Spadafore said Tuesday he could not comment on what direction the investigation is taking. Nor would he say whether valuable time was lost while it focused on Jewell. The FBI's reluctance to discuss the investigation may stem from ;the criticism it received for its handling of Jewell, who was liounded by media and investigators for 88 days after his name was leaked as a suspect. Jewell's lawyers have said they may sue •the FBI. ' Investigators leaned heavily, in the beginning at least, toward the .theory that the bombing was a homegrown attack. They said that •international terrorists would ^probably have used more sophisti- Tcated weapons and that the caller "who warned of a bomb had no discernible accent. T SCHOOL BUS-TRAIN CRASH T NUDE DANCING The Associated Press Debbie Moore (left) and Nina Shilling say they must dance nude in public to show their affection for living things. Jurors hung, not hung up, on nudity Jury deadlock in favor of acquittal in trial of nude dancers By The Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — Naked unrest is stirring once again on the streets of Berkeley. An effort to convict two topless performance artists of breaking Berkeley's 3-year-old anti-nudity ordinance ended last week in a hung jury. The jury deadlocked 10-2 in favor of acquitting them. "I just encourage anyone who hears this news in their faraway places to feel encouraged to... go out and celebrate breast free- •dom and enjoy the magic of being in such a trusting position," said breast-barer Debbie Moore. Moore, 44, and Nina Shilling, 50, who perform in parks as the X-plicit Players, had faced up to 18 months in jail and fines of $3,000 if convicted. A prosecutor had to explain to snickering jurors why nudity was banned in the city where University of California students launched the Free Speech Movement in 1964. The ordinance followed a profusion of skin on city streets and occasionally in City Council chambers after Berkeley student Andrew Martinez earned brief fame in 1992 as "The Naked Guy" for strolling around campus in the buff. The women claimed they were engaging in expression protected by the First Amendment. City Attorney Manuela Albuquerque said they have another avenue of expression — baring their breasts in ari : enclosed places with a voluntary audience, also known as a theater. "We feel that if that right were taken away it would impose a very elitist style of living. Only people that have money would be able to see us embrace the land and embrace the trees and embrace each other with our bodies," Moore said. State, school district are folamed for fatal crash .Traffic signal didn't ; allow room, time for bus to clear tracks By The Associated Press '• WASHINGTON — The failure of • the Illinois Department of Trans- • Ljptirtation to fix a dangerous inter; r sec'tion was blamed Tuesday for a <$?«£ln-school bus accident last year I^Bat killed seven students. Investigators also cited poor bus driver by the local school district. IL,'-' A substitute driver was at the Awheel of the yellow bus Oct. 25, .>1995, when it stopped at a red traffic light in Fox River Grove, 111. — ''th'e rear of the bus extending 3 feet into the path of a ••-Moments later, a train slammed ! Tritb the bus, killing seven stu- ! dents and injuring 24 others as well as the bus driver. "This clearly was an accident that should not have happened and must not happen again," said Jim Hall, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. After a year of investigation, the federal safety board blamed the state transportation department and local school officials for the tragedy. The Illinois Department of Transportation failed to recognize and correct the short waiting area between the train tracks and the stop, the board said. In addition, the department did not realize there was insufficient time between a green signal for vehicles to move forward at the traffic light and the arrival of a train at the crossing. And, the school district failed to identify school bus route hazards and give its drivers alternate instructions, the NTSB said. "We agree with the finding that there wasn't adequate green time," said Kirk Brown, Illinois transportation secretary. fACULAR! 'ONE DAY ONLY! Thursday, Orf. 31 AH Movies For Sale! 'OFF Suggested Retail Price. Includes previously viewed videos, Disney & Children s titles, and new releases. Sale items excluded. Downtown News & Books 204 S. Santa Fe Carroll's Video Sunset Plaza Carroll's Hallmark Mid-State Mall V CRIME Pot smokers pick bad spot By The Associated Press KEY WEST, Fla. — Police didn't even have to leave their desks to know someone was smoking pot. The lawbreakers, revelers in Key West's annual Fantasy Festival, were right outside under an air- conditioning intake. "We were all sitting in our office on Saturday night, and all of a sudden, heavy marijuana fumes started coming through, the vents," Detective Alfredo Vazquez said Tuesday. "We went outside and found three men huddled in the bushes smoking away on a joint." Only one of the three college students was charged with marijuana possession, a misdemeanor carrying up to a year in jail. The others were released. "They say they didn't know it was a police building," Vazquez said. nwnonHL pRFtmERS insunnncE companies 1004% E.Crawford 827-1011 Sales ft e r v i c We Service All Brands of Satellite Equipment. Most service calls made same day. Easy to Use On-Screen Guide Built in Telephone Modem 2400 Baud Auto Switch To Off Air Antenna RS232 DATA Port 38400 Baud P.C. Level of Memory Full Led Display Front Panel Control IR Remote Control CD Quality Digital Audio Laser Disc Quality Digital Video SCflDOO inn Installed Salina 825-7806 1-800-491-2891 Located In Hedville 29 inch Antenna More Signal, Less Rain Fade One Year Warranty, Parts & Labor Service Call Included Professionally Installed and Maintained Not a Grocery Store Item. 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