The Bradenton Herald from Bradenton, Florida on October 26, 1991 · 1
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Bradenton, Florida
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Saturday, October 26, 1991
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' ' WEATHER Braves bond The last time the Braves were in a World Series their home was in Milwaukee and McKechnie Field was called Braves Field Details Page B-1 BUSINESS New College School 5 : receives! $1 million Details Page A-7: High 84 low 72 Tanning Index 8 Details Page A-12 Details Page C-1 m (Bfalc v -r - : i-': VOL 70 NO 42 SATURDAY OCTOBER 26 1991 BRADENTON FLORIDA 25 CENTS S225WEEK A- Back home Jesse Turner heM captive IntheMkidleEastfoMtt years returned to Americansoiwlthhto family on Friday Details PageA-4 Toll-free hot line for drug calls Information about all federal drug and alcohol programs from treatment referrala to crime data ia now available through a tingle toll-free hot line drug policy director Bob-Martinet former governor of Florida announced Friday The number it 1-800-788-2800 A caller to the Federal Drug Alcohol -and Crime Clearinghouee Network it directed to uae a touch-tone j plume to - access different types of information The caller ia routed to one of four departmental Health y and ' Human Servicea Education Justice or Housing and Urban Development 303-pound cyst removed from woman A 803-pound ovarian cyat which had to be carried out on Ha own stretcher waa removed from a 34-year-old woman by doctor at Stanford University Hospital in California on lliursday The abdominal maaa out- ' weighed the largeet cyat in history by 118 pounds The patient 5 foot 10 inches and now 210 pounds had been bedridden for two yean before deciding to have the surgery Battery In Big Bird toothbrush explodea A Tampa father who claims the battery from his - Bat’s Big Bird electric toothbrush exploded in his face last weekend waa recovering from eye injuries while hit attorney tried to find out how 'the mishap could have happened Rudy Mendoza 39 said ha ' was trying to fix the toothbrush fa his ion when the explosion occurred In addition to the blast to his eyes his - ceiling was charred and his 2-year-old son Marco’s shirt slightly burned - Details Page B-8 Herald staff sad win raperta Officials said murder suspect James Burnside will be tried on federal charges before he is 1 returned to Manatee County NICK MASON - — — rierawsefwrwnwf- Captured murder suspect James Burnside ia unlikely to return to Manet— County for at least three months because federal prosecutors in Birmingham Ala will have the first crack at convicting him in court Prosecutors from the US Attor Tickets were selling at a pace of 30000-a-minute by Friday afternoon ELLEN MOSES Herald Staff Writer Lotto fever raged in Bradenton and the rest of the state this week as frenzied buyers pushed Israel names hard-liners s 1 1 ' 1 ' peace parley delegates As Arab and Jewish leaders shored up their positions Secretary of State James Baker tried to reduce expections of a quick breakthrough Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel named a hard-line delegation Friday to next week’s Middle East peace conference and warned it may still pull out of the talks over participation of a Palestinian delegate who spoke of links with the PLO But Prims Minister Yitzhak Shamir said on Israel TV ha waa ney’s Officii in Birmingham iul the State Attorney’s Office in Bradenton said they the fader-will go first because it should finish faster than the i murder case hare ’The federal case against Burnside started Thursday and could mature to trial and finish within 90 days US Attorney Frank Donaldson of Birmingham said Friday "We average about 2V4 months getting to trial (after an indictment is issued) so the 90-day time frame up in Lottomania the Jackpot to $94 million Lotto terminals ware printing almost non-stop Friday at many local stores -Lotto machine around the state ware spitting out Lotto tickets at a pace of 30000-a-min-ute by Friday afternoon Florida Lottery officials said Fantasias about how to spend hopeful about the conference “It’a an unprecedented attempt to negotiate with several Arab leaden at once Wa have always demanded it and wanted it and Shamir should do it This time wa will start a process that maybe has a chance Shamir aaid faaTVI In a TV Interview from Tunisia PLO leader Yasser Arafat also tried to avoid eonfrontathm five days before the start of the Madrid ISRAEL ToA-2 is not unrealistic " Donaldson laid Many first-degree murder cases in Manatee County do not reach trial for more than a year "With the way our (backlog of first-degree murder) r cases ere scheduled for trial here in Manatee County we would not be trying this defendant within the hext 90 days” Assistant State Attorney Deno EconoiPai of Bmfienfam uij "In effect it moves everything hoe back tinea months” Ecpnom-ou said of federal prosecutors proceeding first "On the other hand I would assume and expect we’d have federal convictions against (Burnside) that we might be vile to use (at trial) here" The 44-month search far Burn- thpse millions ranged from the extravagant to the charitable Td buy a nice yacht and do a lot ofsailing” said Ron Fisher of Bradenton Fisher 39 bought 30 worth of tickets for himaelf and 850 for friends in Indiana at a 7-Eleven LOTTO ToA-2 Kennedy: admits fauita away aide Manatee County’s most wanted fugitive ended Thursday ' when FBI agents and Shelby County (Ala) deputies shot and captured him atthe 280 Flea Market in Westover a rural town about 20 miles southeast of Birmingham Burnside 54 ia charged with assaulting a federal officer based on pointing a loaded 357 -caliber Magnum revolver at an FBI agent while being arrested An FBI agent and Shelby County deputy fired at Burnside authorities said Thursday One bullet struck Burnside’s left hand Burnside ia charged in Manatee County with first-degree murder in BURNSIDE To A-5 The compromise would allow victims of sex bias td collect compensatory and punitive damages RJL ZALDIVAR and ALEXIS MOORE HsrsMWsdiinntonButsu WASHINGTON — After nearly two years of adamant opposition President Bush ao — rights compromise would make it easier for workers to sue for discrimination and give women powerful new legal tools against bias in the workplace “I can simply — certify it is not a Bush quota bill it is a fair bill and it’s going to hit a lick against discrimination in the workplace” Bush told reporters "I couldn’t be more hap- py As the divisive racially-charged debate wound down with a gentlemen’s agreement Democrat! insisted that the compromise ia virtually identical to the so-called quota mil that Bush had vowed to veto Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell D-Maine called the compromise "a fig leaf for retreat" Republicans rejected such argu- "The president has saved the American people from the dear RIGHTS To A-5 m- fs A A During the Clarence : Thomas hearings Edward KatriAH with ' - 4 -i Kennedy battled Wltn - Senate colleagues who - f- position tO judge Thomas Associated Press - CAMBRIDGE Mass — Sen 1 Edward Kennedy whose popular!- has been shaken by hi comae-' indtl i to rape case andths rancor of the Clarence Thomas hearing to- psaWfyrunundingFaya Fallback ISundayl Sunday at 2 a ml the United States and Daylight Saving Time gaining an b0urJp keep up turn docks backward -X- - ' ift: KRTN graphic : I IHIHtWIlWaa-l The dvN righto bill before " the Senate would: Partially offset Supreme ' Court decisions that have made it more difficult fa victims of employment discrimination to sue and collect damages t' Reverse decisions ex- ' amplified by a 1989 case known aa Wards Cove which mad It mors difficult fa employees to sue employers fa practice that appear fair on their face but have the effect of screening ' out certain groups of people' These are known aa uninten-tional discrimination' "C-‘ Reinstate a 1971 decision known as the Griggs Cat that allowed plaintiffs to bring such disparate impact cases The bill seta standards fa employers to meet in defending -those practices and places the burden of proof on employers to show their practices ere Justified by business necessity Prohibit the adjustment -of employment-related teste fa : the purpose of boosting the 1 scores ter certain groups of i practice is km aa'racanorming-' I Permit victims of intentional sexual discrimination including aax harassment to aaak compensatory and punitive damages up to fixed Ibnita Under current law they can seek only back pay Victim of racial discrimination would continue to b eligible ter unlimited damage award The limits are baaed on the size of an employer's work force with the largeet employers having the highest limits 8300000 he acknowledged "faults fa the con- duct of my private Ufa" Kennedy who pledged to con- front W shortcomings indicated that even people does to him had grown concerned recent months involves far more than tions or the usual criticism faj right" Kennedy said in the CNN nationally televised speech ft also Involves the disappoint- ' - ment of friend and many others Kennedy i ToA-2 i f - i V 'f coming'SOB t ' - tti

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