The Press Democrat from Santa Rosa, California on August 16, 1991 · 3
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The Press Democrat from Santa Rosa, California · 3

Santa Rosa, California
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Friday, August 16, 1991
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THE PRESS DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY, AUGUST 1 6, 1 9 1 A7 EMQI0G3 IN BRIEF Benefits bill KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine Avoiding a head-to-head veto buttle with Congress over wider benefits for the long-term unemployed, President Bush will slRn a $5,2 billion measure granting the additional support but he will keep the money from reaching jobless workers by refusing to sign an emergency declaration required because of the legislation's impact on the federal budget deficit, White House officials said Thursday. Bush is expected to act today or Saturday at his vacation home. Guilty plea CHRISTIANSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands A California woman who faced over 45 charges involving the alleged takeover of her missing millionaire husband's estate has entered into a plea agreement in St. Croix federal court. A prosecutor recommended a 15-year prison term for Astarte Rice-Davis, 58. Under the agreement announced Wednesday just prior to a series of scheduled trials, she agreed to plead guilty to eight charges while the government agreed to drop 40 charges. Rice-Davis gained national attention following the mysterious disappearance of her common-law husband, builder James Rice, from their St. Croix home in July 1986 and her alleged attempts to take over his estate through a series of alleged forgeries. Assistant U.S. Attorney David Nissman told the court a murder investigation into Rice's apparent death was continuing. Suicide? MARTINSBURG, W.Va. A reporter investigating an alleged U.S. government scandal who was found dead in his hotel room apparently committed suicide, a coroner said Thursday, though he wouldn't rule out foul play. A preliminary autopsy report said Joseph D. Casolaro, 44, of Fairfax, Va., bled to death. His body was found Saturday in the bathtub of his Martinsburg hotel room, with his wrists slashed. Acquaintances say Casolaro went to Martinsburg to interview a source. School plan rejected DETROIT Detroit public schools must admit girls into three planned all-male academies to offer both sexes an equal education, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The American Civil Liberties Union and the National Organization for Women Legal Defense Fund sued Aug. 5 to let girls attend the schools, scheduled to open Aug. 27. Quake STATE COLLEGE, Pa. There was a 3.0 earthquake in the center of Pennsylvania early Thursday that was rated the strongest shake since 1944, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. USGS spokesman Don Fin-ley said from his Reston, Va., office that the quake's center was 10 miles east of State College. It was felt in the Centre Hall and Pleasant Gap areas. Press Democrat news services We the edding ring store For the Bay Area's largest selection of unique gifts and jewelry ..." Coddingtown Ctr. Santa Rosa 528 7181 EARTHWORKS Celebrated Army unit soldiers into history Assm iuli d I'rt'ss WASHINGTON From D-day at Normandy to G-day in the Persian Gulf, the Army's VII Corps compiled a celebrated war record. On Thursday, II lost the battle of time. The VII Corps is pulling up stakes In the sector of Germany it defended for more than 40 years, folding its flag and disappearing into the history books. The Army announced that as part of a plan to reduce by half the size of the U.S. force In Europe by 1 995, the VII Corps will disband next year, leaving its sister unit, V Corps, as the central fighting outfit on the continent. The VII Corps, commanded in the Persian Gulf War by I.t. (ien. Frederick Franks, delivered the knockout blow to the Iraqi Republican Guard forces in a 100-hour ground offensive thai included the largest tank battles in the history of warfare. To be withdrawn with VII Corps by the end of September 1992 are two of the four American combat divisions in Europe: the 3rd Ar mored Division at Frankfurt. Germany, and the 8th Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Bad Kreuznach. Germany. The two combat divisions that survived the cutbacks are the 3rd Infantry Division and the 1st Armored Division. Other combat units, including one of the Army's two armored cavalry regiments. also will be withdrawn but no decisions have been announced. The VII Corps, with more than 71,000 soldiers, 2,200 combat vehicles and 300 helicopters, has defended a 30,000 square mile section of Germany along the former Iron Curtain since the end of World War II. We're Cutting The Prime Rate iy Complete Prime Rib Dinner $8.95 Includes soup or salad, warm French bread, baked potato, and a generous slab of Prime Rib au jus. Or try one of our Prime Rib Combos . . . 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