The Kerrville Times from Kerrville, Texas on November 22, 1991 · Page 2
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NewsBeat Batltf Sfftitps Nov . M . ,„, 2A World Sea search continues for missing Haitians • MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. and Cuban rescue crews searched rough seas and craggy coastline today for more than 100 Haitian refugees missing and feared dead after their boat capsized off Cuba's eastern tip, officials said. At least 23 bodies have been found and 60 survivors recovered since late Tuesday, when the Haitians' sailboat foundered about 300 yards off Punta Maisi, overlooking the straits between Haiti and Cuba. Peace talks resume Dec. 4 in Washington • JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian peace negotiator said today that U.S. officials will invite Israel and Arabs for bilateral talks on Dec. 4 in Washington to break an impasse over where to hold the meeting. Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir is in Washington today for talks with President Bush. Shamir has suggested Cyprus as a compromise, but he was expected to go along with the Bush administration if Washington was the choice. Nation Admiral says women equipped for sea duty • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy's top submariner says it's "certainly a possibility" women could serve aboard the nation's submarines. Vice Adm. Roger Bacon, the Navy's chief of undersea warfare, told reporters Thursday that he has worked with female sailors on submarines during- sea trials, and "women in our Navy ... can do any job." At present, women are barred from serving on combat vessels, including submarines. Jury convicts schoolgirl murderer • BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A man was convicted of first- degree murder for firing at a highway and killing a girl riding in a school bus to a basketball game. A prosecutor called it "twisted" target practice. Scott E. Chipman, 24, was convicted Thursday and sentenced to the mandatory term of life in prison. "There is only one reason this man did this — for his own twisted version of fun," Assistant District Attorney John P. Corbett told the jury Wednesday. NASA restarts shuttle countdown • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA started its countdown clocks again today after testing a new rocket steering system for a missile- warning satellite to be carried into space by shuttle Atlantis. The shuttle is scheduled to blast off at 6:31 p.m. EST Sunday. NASA's first attempt to send Atlantis on the last shuttle flight of the year ended abruptly Tuesday when the rocket's guidance system failed during the final hours of countdown. EPA preparing tighter air quality rules • LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency will propose tougher air quality standards for the nation's offshore oil and gas platforms, the chief of the federal agency said. The new controls arc required by amendments to the federal Clean Air Act approved last year by Congress. Rigs off the Pacific and Atlantic coastlines and in the Gulf of Mexico will be affected. State Hunger striker moved to Hays County Jail • SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A man who is the second week of a hunger strike to protest the state's drug laws has been moved to a medical facility in the Hays County Jail so his condition can be monitored carefully, Sheriff Paul Hastings says. Joe Caddy, 30, began serving a 120-day sentence for possession of marijuana on Nov. 14. He had been arrested after he walking into the San Marcos police station and lighting a marijuana cigarette. Hastings said that he will get a court order to feed Caddy if his condition deteriorates. State leaders balk '.' at special session' • AUSTIN (AP) — All options are being examined, but state leaders sound less than enthusiastic about a special legislative session to solve House restricting problems. Speaker Gib Lewis on Thursday called such as session the "worst scenario." Gov. Ann Richards also responded negatively. "I certainly do hope not," she replied when asked if such a session would be needed. On Nov. 12, the U.S. Justice Department ruled invalid the state House redislricting plan. The agency said the map approved this year by the Democrat-dominated Legislature did not treat minorities fairly as required under the Voting Rights Act. Weathervane By The Associated Press Snow predicted in Panhandle A snow and blowing snow advisory has been issued for the Texas Panhandle where as much as 2-4 inches of snow is expected tonight. There will likely be some snow flurries in the Panhandle on Saturday. The rest of the state will partly cloudy skies, colder temperatures and windy conditions tonight and Saturday. A cold front moved into the Panhandle early today. It brought with it much colder temperatures, gusty winds and the threat of snowfall. Northerly winds of 15-25 mph were reported in Dalhart and Amarillo as the front moved through. There is a slight chance of showers in Southeast Texas tonight Lows tonight will be in the 20s in the Panhandle and in the 30s elsewhere in West Texas, the 30s and 40s in North Texas and in the 40s and 50s across South Texas. KanMtOty TmMrHum MteM mvlaui diy* M(Mnd •JWs.iM.mBr; 6S 44 4. Albwy,N.Y. Albuautrqu* Amartno Anchor*!* Mwvmr Mima AiiwieCity Lot AnmMH Loufcvifo luBbock 73 60 49 70 41 42 41 S3 40 2.03 cdy 2.61 edy Ml&rt Bwch Mldtand-Odwu Mpit-St Paul Local forecast Tonight, partly cloudy, windy and cold. Low in the mid and upper 30s. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph and gusty. Saturday, mostly sunny, breezy and cool. High in the low 50s. North wind 15 to 20 mph. Extended forecast South Texas — Mostly clear and cold. Hill Country and South Central Texas, highs in the 40s and 50s. Lows in the 20s hill Country, 30s south central Texas. Saturday Sunrise: 7:50 a.m. Sunset- 5:36 p.m. Birmingham Blsrrw* Boise Botwn BrowntvKI* Buffalo Burilngton.Vt. Casper Charteston.S.C. Chartotton.W.Va. 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National 53 43 My 81 73 .01 My 72 44 Cdy 84 30 tn 43 30 .08 in 61 SO .80 OSy 69 42 .» My 69 52 .34 My 80 65 ody 60 33 Cdy 64 41 Cdy 83 37 m S3 66 ody 69 61 .83 cdy 74 SO dr 65 48 .03 cdy 64 44 .17 m 34 .09 Cdy 81 .55 m 51 66 78 66 .03 ody " 22 .02 ody SO SO 25 74 67 64 40 58 41 43 28 .07 70 39 71 57 66 47 85 m 82 m 48 36 .10 47 37 cdy 68 38 cdy 47 29 .08 cdy 40 23 cdy 50 45 .04 cdy 83 68 Cdy 62 34 Cdy 78 43 eft 64 39 Cdy 77 61 .06 cdy 57 37 cdy 64 61 1.3S Cdy 72 62 .25 cdy 1 m dr Or dr dr •s tn Temperature Extremes High Thursday 85 at Fort Myers and Naples. Ha. Low Friday -08 at West Yellowstone, Mom. m — Indicates missing Information. ,-River (Continued from Page 1) quirements have yet to be written. "We don't expect to have all the standards together for several months," Vettcr said. But city staff should be able to develop by February a list of the kind of business that can be built in the river corridor. Developments, such as gas stations, would have to get permission from the planning comission to build in the corridor if they didn't appear on the list of approved uses. The gas station on Junction Highway was never completed because Neal withdrew his plans. After unsuccessfully submitting maps to the city planning commission, Neal decided against the gas station because neighboring businesses wouldn't approve his plans. Bird watchers identify Arctic gull in San Antonio Larry Vetter People packed city council chambers each time the moratorium was considered, but council never adopted the measure because the majority of members felt it violated the rights of property owners. SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bird watchers are flocking to Braunig Lake south of the city to catch a glimpse of a new type of winter Texan — a Sabine's gull from the high Arctic Circle. The solitary bird has been spotted several times since Halloween. It was well-hidden Thursday, however, as San Antonio Express- News reporters searched among thousands of pelicans, cormorants, egrets and seagulls feeding on Fish in the 1,700-acre lake. The San Antonio Audubon Society expects the sighting of the Sabine's gull, believed to be the first in the San Antonio area, to be validated officially. Willie Sekula, a past president of the Audubon Society and a recognized bird watcher, reported the sighting Oct. 31, a society spokesman said. The gull is described as 13 inches long with a wingspan estimated at 34 inches. Medicaid (Continued from Page 1) best solution, she said. "It extends the uncertainty," she said, and also reduces the amount of time states have to adjust to any negative impact that might result The agreement would set aside the regulation, which was issued in September. The administration has agreed to drop its rule if the compromise negotiated with NGA is enacted by Congress. NGA executive director Raymond Schcppach said the compromise has been endorsed by all but three to five of the 39 states that would be affected by the proposed rule. The House on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to prohibit the administration from enforcing the rule at least until the current fiscal year ends next Sept. 30. The rule, scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, would eliminate federal matching funds for state dollars raised mrough provider taxes and voluntary donations from Medicaid providers, such as hospitals and nursing homes. The administration contends that some states use such contributions and taxes to increase their federal Medicaid match, then recycle the contributions and taxes back to the providers. Federal officials estimate the tax and donation programs will cost the federal government $5.5 billion this year, up from $497 million just two years ago. Friday & Saturday Night Special 12 Fried & 12 Boiled Shrimp Served with Gumbo, 2 fresh vegetables & homemade bread....!pO«5J5 Senior Citizens $5.95 Cajun Pork Roast $7.95 Joe's Jefferson St. Cafe 1001 Jefferson St. • 257-2929 WINNER OF 6 READER'S CHOICE AWARDS cfv . 5TH ANNUAL SHOW and SALE Antique & Estate Jewelry We will offer a very large selection of: OffBeaf Swim, slime, water snakes; Is It art? • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stuffy audiences and sarcastic critics are the least of BiJly Curmano's worries. The waterlogged artist has dodged barge traffic, water snakes and river slime — all in the name of art Curmano says his swim of the 2,340-mile Mississippi River is "extended performance an. Curmano, 42, describes the expedition as a way to blend art, culture and the environment He hopes to make it to the Gulf of Mexico, but has no timetable. "The river is a living organism. I feel like I've been intimate with the Mississippi," he says. "The work is process- oriented, it's not an athletic event. Actually getting 10 the gulf is not as important." A* Art Coral DREAM CHOCOLATE (white Belgium Chocolate with Red & Come Taste Our Holiday i Peppermints) Famous Candy! 1 Ib. bags or gift boxes By request at Inn of The Hills 895-5000 ext. 490 or 1-800-348-3663 THANK YOU! To Hunt United Methodist Church from the kindergarten and teacher of Barrett Chapel Methodist Church. Again for your donation of pennies, you are a number 1 supporter and we are so grateful. Rev. Maurice Washington /Vices to the Public" MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Friday, Nov. 22....10 a.m. til 10 p.m. Saturday Nov. 23....10 a.m. til 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24....1 p.m. p.m. til 6 p.m. "Art Unveili DANCE DANCE DANCE to Ponty Bone i Ben Beckendorf Friday, ttownbtf 22 • Bruno's Curve Free Buffet Comfort 995-9747 THANKSGIVING AT THE HILTON! THIS YEAR; YOU DESERVE IT! 257 444O FOR THOSE IN GRIEF: PLANNING FOR THE HOLIDAYS Sunday, November 24, 1991 5:00 P.M. The Chapel of Trinity Baptist Church at the corner of Jackson and Bluebell Roads (enter from the Bluebell side of the church) Led by Bill Blackburn, Pastor This service is designed to help persons fur the holiday season who have had a significant loss such as the death of a loved one or a divorce in the last year. Insights into the grief process will be shared in the light of the response of faith. Specific suggestions will be given about planning for the holiday season to both recognise the loss and sorrow, but also to celebrate the holidays with joy. Five new Jack Terry Paintings will be unveiled at 8:00 p.m. FridayEvening! Each of these kintings will be available as a limited edition print in December. Customers can place orders Ir these prints on this special "Preview Evening." Holland Art Gallery (512) DI1G»VER World Class Gallery...Down Home Attitude

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