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2-NationWorld The Tampa Tribune, Thursday, July 16, 1992 Flooding, heat wave torture the nation tC! NATION i i 1 jj I i I Vt i -r Train to move on STREATOR, 111. A train crammed with New York garbage that has been wandering the Midwest for three weeks was ordered Wednesday to stop stinking up the town and get rolling elsewhere. A judge told Conrail and waste hauler TENNSV to move 2,200 tons of trash that has been sitting on a rail siding outside town since Monday. County Judge Harold Frobish also ordered the companies to clean up the mess oozing from 30 of the 41 rail cars. Package examined LOS ANGELES A suspicious package found in Mayor Tom Bradley's office Wednesday contained mercury and some vials of unknown liquid, and experts were trying to de- An Associated Press Report Flooding stranded about 1,000 people in a mobile home park Wednesday in storm-drenched Indiana, and a heat wave blamed for at least five deaths gripped the East Coast. Thunderstorms whipped the Plains with wind up to 100 mph. On Tuesday, tornadoes touched down in Indiana, Michigan, Florida and Connecticut. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for rivers In central and northeastern Indiana after the latest wave of thunderstorms. Storms dumped 2'j Inches of rain Tuesday at Goshen, and 2 inches at Bluffton and Lafayette. One of the hardest-hit areas was Kendallville, where a tornado damaged 30 buildings and injured 25 people. The only road into the Stone-crest Manor mobile home park outside Marion, was flooded Wednesday and nearby fields were too muddy for vehicles, cutting off about 1,000 residents, said Lori Austin of the Grant County Emergency Management agency. The Mississinewa River at Mari on began receding Wednesday after cresting more than 5 feet above flood stage during the morning, the weather service said. Hot, sticky weather dominated the East Coast, with the heat index a discomfort index calculated from the temperature and humidity going past 100 from Georgia to Virginia. Actual temperatures were mostly In the 90s, but topped 100 Tuesday in Maryland and Virginia. Temperatures also were around 100 Wednesday In the desert Southwest, but with much lower humidity. A homeless man died of a heat stroke Tuesday in Hampton, Va after collapsing on a street, hospital officials said. The temperature was near 100 at the time. A woman died In Newport News, after being found unconscious in her home, where the indoor temperature was near 100. A 63-year-old man died in Columbus, of hyperthermia Monday, Muscogee County deputy coroner Nancy Brown said. The man had all of his windows and doors shut, officials said. ink. a termine if it was meant as a bomb, officials said. Pleads innocent LONG BEACH, Calif. The man accused of killing "Hogan's Heroes" television i star Bob Crane pleaded inno-; cent to unrelated charges he Associated Press photograph Davette Henson, Jazmin, 1, and Stephen, 7, stare at tornado damage in Kendallville, Ind. Associated Press photograph Don Mead looks over the wreckage of a neighbor's house in Kendallville. Eye exam and molested two children. Councilman uses bat to beat raccoon to death contact lenses or $99, YOUR CHOICE John Henry Carpenter, 64, entered the plea Tuesday to three counts of child molestation. A pretrial hearing was ordered for Aug. 11. Pact reached WASHINGTON U.S. and Mexican negotiators have reached tentative agreement on health and safety standards for food and farm products that would move across the Southwest border under a free-trade agreement, offi- cials said Wednesday. Fair's son and a neighbor, hooked up a vacuum cleaner hose to the tailpipe of a car and tried to "gas" the animal. After 20 minutes the raccoon seemed unfazed by the fumes and was unmoved by squirts of insect repellent the men squirted at its face. So they used a bamboo pole to prod the raccoon from a shelf. Then Navratil started swinging a baseball bat, witnesses told the paper. "As it was trying to waddle out of the garage he nailed it," said Police Chief Fred Carmichael. After enjoying a cold beer with the Fairs, Navratil tossed the dead raccoon into his pickup truck and drove to the home of Mayor Leo Bender, the newspaper reported. "He said he brought it so we could roast it on the grill," said Bender, who was expecting 20 relatives for a cookout that afternoon. "It was kind of a joke with him. The guy has this strange sense of A UPI Report BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio A city councilman used a baseball bat to bludgeon a raccoon to death and then offered the animal as the main course at a barbecue given by the mayor, a published report said Wednesday. Councilman William Navratil told the Cleveland Plain Dealer the incident had been blown out of proportion. Navratil said he was merely providing a service to one of his constituents who complained about the animal defecating in his garage. The July 5 incident occurred after James Fair Sr. complained to Navratil that a raccoon had made Fair's garage its home. "The raccoon defecated all over the garage," Fair told the Plain Dealer. "My car was a mess. At what point do animal rights become more important than my rights? He Navratil came over and helped me kill it. Fair said Navratil, aided by OPTION Get a professional eye examination from an independent Doctor of Optometry and a pair of Softmate or Sofspin daily wear contact lenses, and we'll throw in a pair of non-prescription sunglasses (selected styles only) to wear with your new lenses. 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