The Bradenton Herald from Bradenton, Florida on June 4, 1994 · 1
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Bradenton, Florida
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Saturday, June 4, 1994
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"I SATURDAY Partly cloudy 60 chance of rain High88low73 Page 12 DEFIED Bradenton loses round in water restrictions Local Page 1 ' Knickstrip : Pacers force Game 7 — i S I Sports Page 1 WIRETAPS Information highway slows government Page 7 VOL 72 NO 263 SATURDAY JUNE 4 1994 " BRADENTON FLORDA 23CBIT$225WEEK ELVIS DEATH Elvis’ autopsy records under review in medical probe Page 2 Jet’s wheel falls off at airport A Delta jet lost a wheel white taking off from Saraso-ta-Bradenton International Airport about 11 am Friday authoritiea laid The jet landed safely in Atlanta about two hours later The wheel landed in an open field on airport proper- ty said Scott Packer an airport operations officer Airport officials are investigating what caused the wheel to fall off the jet Smoking increases breast cancer risk Smoking escalates a woman’s risk of dying from breast cancer by at least 26 percent according to a study that also says women can eliminate that increase by quitting An estimated 46000 women will die this year of breast ' cancer the second-most com-' mon cancer killer among -women after lung cancer ‘Dino Flintstone’ having gay old time Flintatones Meet the Flintstones They live in North Myrtle Beach SC The phone books there have a listing for Dean 0 Flintstone on Sea view Street A reporter called Mr Flintstone this week "That’s my real name” said the man who answered without so much as a “Yabba-Dabba-Do” After a few pointed questions about Bedrock he -broke down and confessed: "It’s a joke” His real name is Dean Os- -car Colaiacovo 32 He got the nickname "Dino” while at the University of West Florida He moved to South Carolina in 1992 “I was looking through the phone book (me time and saw Daffy Duck so I knew it could be done” Colaiacovo said proudly ' HwaMUffaad wire reporta James Burnside who fatally stabbed his wife and shot her co-worker Feb 17 1988 was spared the electric chair in apleadeal I Chronology of events Front section Page 6- ANNETTE GILLESPIE Herald Staff Writer A Manatee County man who stabbed to death his estranged wife six years ago and then eluded police for nearly four years was convicted of first-degree murder Friday and sentenced to life in prison James Burnside 67 was spared the death penalty when he pleaded no contest to first-degree murder in the slaying of Annette Burnside 24 and to attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of her coworker David OttenL “I’m sorry all this had to come about” James Burnside told Annette Burnside’s family in court "There’s nobody that loved An- nette more than I did (The at- tack) was because a married man was trying to have an affair with my wife” - "I’m deeply sorry Please forgive me” he said before turning away' ' Circuit Judge Paul Logan convicted Burnside of first-degree murder and sentenced him to life ' in prison without parole for 25 KThat sentence will be fol-by another life sentence for attempted murder with a minimum of three years in prison without parole ' Burnside will be eligible for parole when he is 83 years old because he receives credit for more than1 two years behind bars while waiting for trial "He will never get out of prison” Assistant State Attorney Baron Given said after leaving the courtroom t Annette Burnside was stabbed to death and Otteni was shot in the parking lot of De Soto Center shopping plaza Feb 17 1988 Burnside got away and eluded police until Oct 24 1991 the day after the Unsolved Myiteriei television show aired a segment about Burnside rv To Page 6 -vr 1 :- 1 ’ ’ ! - i-J' 'I ‘ James Burnside above " looks back at the family v of his late wife Annette !on Friday before pleading ' no contest to murdering her Feb1 71988 at De Soto Center shopping plaza At left James and Annette Burnside’s daughters Stacie -12 and Tara 9 get hugs of S support from Annette ' Bumakle’a parents Roy ' and Jean Schappacher " after the court hearing I - I !’ T Photos by GRANT JEFFERES :S Bradenton Herald i it4 -jp in-s '( t i i' ’ - - i 'A 1 "i?T x tJ -' V v‘ Finalist: Visit my home turf Manatee County school officials still are waiting to learn whether Robert Loretan accepts the superintendent’s job SHELLY SIGO - OSaM li h‘1 rwwg sibtt wrnar The Manatee County School Board search for a school superintendent is packing up end hitting the road again — this time to western New York to visit the man already offered the job ' School board members Karen Van Nest end Eloiee Lisch will visit candidate Robert Lore-tan’s school district in Lancaster NY on Monday at - Lore tan’s re- Loretan quest “I think it’s good for them to see the operation to make sure the things I ay are here ere things that exist" said Loretan superintendent of the Erie County Firat Supervisory District Board of Cooperative Educational Services "I strongly support that they visit the home school district to get a feel for attitudes perceptions end ’ all that kind of stuff” he said Friday 1 - The school board voted 5-0 Wednesday to offer the superintendent’s job to Loretan after the other finalist withdrew Evelyn Bloee Holman 52 superintendent of Wicomico County schools in Salisbury Md on Tuesday accepted the superintendent's fob et Bay Slum Union Free School District on Long Island NY ’ Van Ness end Lisch visited Wicomico County schools to learn more about Holman before she withdrew They planned to make e - similar visit to Loretan’s district Jobless-rate best in a decade SCHOOL To Page 6 Private economists said the American economy is growing slower than it has in the past - ROBERT NAYLOR JR AP Labor Writer WASHINGTON — America’! unemployment rate showed its best one-month improvement in more than 10 years the government laid Friday The May report nonetheless indicated the economy ie losing steam The Labor Department said the unemployment rate for May was 6 percent down from 64 percent in April It was the lowest level since November 1990 and the largest one-month decline since the rate foil fromL 92 percent in September 1983 to 8A percent in Qcto-her In Florida the unemployment rate fell to 69 percent last month from 74 percent in April Contrasting that news was a smaller-than-expeetod increase in the number of workers added to the nation’s nonfarm payrolls The government’s survey showed an increase of 191000 new workers most economists had expected as many os 280000 Private economists were not enthusiastic J The economy is growing "a lot slower than we’ve been seeing” said economist Michael Niemira of Mit- -subishi Bank in New York Stephen Roach senior economist with New York-based Morgan Stanley & Co said it "points to a moderation of economic activity from the strong gains of late last year and early this year” The report said Americana worked an average 349 hours a week during May up slightly from 347 in April Average hourly earnings were up to $1111 from $1105 a sizable increase ' ' 1 1 ’jl -’—I hi h -V-v ' vt i ” f Solemn moment ? - TO'1 t: President Clinton pays Ws respects Friday to the 7862 US adders buried ' in Sidty-Rome American r Cemetery in Nettuno Italy He visited the graveaites to commemorate the Aided campaign to iterate Italy during World War I: ASSOCIATED PRESS-' Heroes 20somethjngs here’s history lesson CHRISTINE CRUMBO vV KnWitflkfctor Nwiwn ' 1 - : r f end' care about this event1'''' ! So to I prevent your embarrsee-ment wa offer you this painless D-Dey short - course We -call '' it r t 20 If you’re too young to remember it (or if - histoty wasn’t one of the loves of your school life) you might find yourself flummoxed for all of the hoopla surrounding Monday’s 50th anniversary of D-Day (You know: the day American British and Canadian troope end - other Allied forces termed the French THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT D-DAY beaches during World War H end brought 1 Even thpugh we commonly refer to about the beginning of the end of German the Allied invasion of the Normandy beach-dictator Adolf Hitter The day that began ' ee of France ae "D-Day” the real name of the America’s rise to world power) invasion was “Operation Overlord" And trust us: It would not be a good idea saluted ANGIE CANNON Hereld Wiehinoton Bureau NETTUNO Italy — They feel like the forgotten heroes of World War 1 1 these silver-haired American boyt of the Italian campaign - - They saw Sicily Salerno end Anzio but fret that those bloody battles were overshadowed 50 years ago end again today for the hoopla over D-Day and Normandy So foe the 1000 aging American veterans who gathered here Friday to remember their fallen buddies end here e moment of honor President Clinton’s recognition! of their rote was bittersweet Had Clinton not come many veterans eaid their valor end sacrifice might have been forgotten entirely to reveal your ignorance to people who’ know LBS SON ' 1 -r To Page 3 CUNTON To Page 2 -i 1

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