The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 29, 1987, Image 13

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29,1987 luards son ison and spemc lental Basket ■ts look at Tun® fuel Houston’' Free’s outsides! ;s from ci >wers. At; the Rockets asi .isn't caught up* said. “My bod) When you get Thursday, October 29, 1987/The Battalion/Page 13 ■ 'ompany to market opper IUD next year NEW YORK (AP) — A more ef fective copper intrauterine device ill become available in the United states next year, two years after a ave of lawsuits and adverse public- y drove all similar birth control de- |ices off the market. The Population Council, a non profit research and policy organiza tion in New York City, said Wednes- lay that it had licensed GynoMed |harmaceutical of Somerville, N.J., ■ to market the device for the first pie will start tnAjme in the United States, ionsaboutapkwiH The new intrauterine device, Id R. will kno*rH&tled the Copper T 380A, was de- ’t play." t'Veloped by researchers at the Pop- aged 23.4 p®Illation Council and was approved 1985-86. Aitert||by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis- ie signed ui»|ration in 1984. It has been used in saw little pla ||)ther countries, including Canada, since 1982, but it has never been sold arted U nt' [. in the United States, i but played in i 485-86 and las i ( BA. He can;:i in the Californiai| The Copper T 380A “is the most effective IUD available anywhere,” said George Zeidenstein, president of the Population Council. Studies show that over a year’s time an aver age of one woman out of 100 using it will get pregnant. The agreement between the Pop ulation Council and GynoMed fol lows a year-long search for a com pany that would market the device with appropriate safety precautions, Zeidenstein said. The product’s availability should help alleviate the problem of un wanted pregnancy, which is due pri marily to lack of birth control op tions and misunderstanding, said Jacqueline Forrest, director of re search at the Alan Guttmacher Insti tute, a family planning research cen ter in New York City. lorse racing my heart out,'( a chance to slim ike that happentt ate).” ivell is the m tor the Rode und pick Steve H uet control of la d a lacklu re first tw lounced back si mance free )it and hit 1( k k nicks, the Rocket! amps McCray t ■ovedcc (Continued from page 1) ing, to get an edge on something, it’ll be there,” read a quote from Wil iams Webster, the former director of the FBI. “And gambling is still the largest source of revenue for orga- gized crime.” ■ Another highly placed official quoted by Christian Life said that le- ■lized gambling just adds to the pool of gamblers. ■ “When you introduce gambling to an area where they never had gam bling before, you now develop a new group of individuals who start to ^mble,” Col. Justin Dintino, the tw Jersey State Police’s head of in- lligence said. ■ jg But Ken Campbell, spokesman r*\ rrsfylfor the Texas ITorse Racing Associa- ky I \J\jh tion. disagrees with the idea that pari mutuel betting will attract criminals. ■“The reason people go to the ut 1 think weot’fcck is for entertainment, not to get though, MacLr::|rich.” Campbell said in an interview uTI see us loot: in Austin. “Horse racing is a clean in transitionfm:|industry and very regulated. The ben well setup prime in gambling may be true, but able half-courtgt it’s not from pari-mutuel wagering.” s, who open llies* In the kind of betting that next t at home again! week’s referendum would legalize, t much immedir:Bettors compete against each other, round draft pi i not against the track, Campbell said, uard from AlakaW‘‘Pari-mutuel takes the track out neseason. ofthe races,” Campbell said, id round draftpia^BAnd gambling proponents, like ndiana has been |Corpus Christi state Rojo. Hugo Ber- shooting. ipiga, say a system of background s'also got some! Ihecks, stiff penalties and careful ; when forward I oversight will prevent widespread ■d 20 poundsovf | problems with crime or chronic ■d a drug abuse: gamblers. nd draft pick bsH'By far, this is the toughest regu- he first fronlfc lated pari-mutuel bill that’s ever bench. .been assembled in this country,” IBerlanga, who was the primary All-Star guard! sponsor of the bill, said in a Houston speedy i Chnuiiclc article. “Everyone from a ■k Harper, fore pee track owner to a jockey to a nd center Jami fpopcorn vendor would have to sub- r Dallas an ®it to fingerprint checks and a thor- b. ough financial disclosure. Jockeys is a scoring Mid horses would be tested for drugs ml who may pit '’before and after races.” s year. He lostM fThe strict provisions effect every- season to gel« one ’ including the eight-member running game commission that regulates and en- e a lot of talent i /on es the racing, according to a spe- said MacLeod ! dal August legislative report done ers. I'mexcitedkfy the Texas House of Represnta- tives. as declined to 11 The bill would prohibit commis- einent. sioners and their employees from having any financial interest in a racetrack, and also prohibit them O blOCr rac * n S horses and greyhounds 11 # rac i n 8 commission would act nttm M a single unit and be responsible v * for regulating all Texas horse racing and greyhound racing, regardless of whether there was any pari-mutuel wagering. All participants in the race from the jockeys to the food vendors lobs ghtweight, and '> [ht. ■r, Hearns'roadl® te. If he succeed! : d span weightcl»v 47 pounds to I7i| , the former Won' n welterweight!' per welterweiff , relinquished “K (Continued from page 1) yweight (1/ ) !! i have. Investment banking is such b-pound title a small percentage of opportuni- e fourth man to* j ties for people in business that it’s irth title. Thet not going to be much of a job loss e Henry Armstt f or j exas a&M.” 10-round ( ba''’ t! ®fVan Pelt said recruiting has not ia in a bid for if j been affected yet by the stock e in 1940; Alexh linarket “correction.” knocked ontjMrlt doesn’t seem to have af- bids for the i- Ifected the normal corporate re title in 1982 and . crui ting, iik e w ith IBM, AT&T ao lost a decision | and Exxon,” Van Pelt said. “It may have affected the value of attempt is scli' l their stock but it hasn’t affected 8 p.m. PST, their recruiting at all.” The Place- z.yz’s scheduled ment Center is at 100 percent ca- f the Internatiof I parity, he said. But the market’s n light heav)6|crash may have long-term effects, hades Williams jB “I think it’s a little too early to about 7 ; |tell.” he said. “If you were in ?d. charge of a corporation and you , who stopped f were planning some megabucks round of a title capital expenditures for expan- nks “the fight sion, and you woke up the next *■ Roldan is vet'imorning with a company that was quick.” valued at three-fourths the 30-year-old Ro | amount of the day before, you’d would be required to apply for a li cense at least every three years and the commission could deny a license if unethical or criminal behavior was found in the applicant’s back ground, the bill says. The commission would license three types of horse tracks: Class 1 tracks could have 44 or more racing days per year and be lo cated in an area with at least a pop ulation of 750,000. This catagory in cludes Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. No more than four Class 1 tracks could operate statewide and the application fee would be at least $15,000. Class 2 tracks could have 16 to 22 days of racing. Many of the tracks al ready existing in Texas would qual ify for this category. The application fee would be at least $7,500. Class 3 tracks could have no more than 16 days of racing per year and would be considered county fair tracks. The application fee would be at least $2,500. The three greyhound race tracks the commission could license would be limited to the Gulf Coast counties of Galveston, Nueces and Cameron. The license application fee for these tracks would be at least $20,000. “A race-track license applicant would have to be a United States citi zen and a 10-year resident of Tex as,” the bill states. If the applicant were a corpora tion, it would have to be incorpo rated in Texas and over 50 percent of the stock would have to be owned by Texans. Any partnership, firm or association applying for a race-track license would nave to reside in Texas at least 10 years. Restriction and enforcement du ties of the commission go beyond the licensing of the race-track’s owners, employees and jockeys. The com mission’s business includes approv ing all racing officials for each race and requiring drug testing for the animals before and after the each race, the bill states. Pari-mutuel literally means “a mu tual wager.” “The term refers to a betting pool in which those who bet on the win ners of the first three places in a race share the total amount of money wa gered, minus a percentage for the management of the track,” the bill states. The economic breakdown of the betting dollar would be distributed among the state, race winners and the race track operators. Of each betting dollar almost 82 cents would be returned to the bettor in the form of payoffs. The “takeout” is the remaining 18 cents. This 18 cents would be di vided as follows: 5 cents for the state tax, 5 cents for the race purse, and 8 cents for the track’s facility and im provements. an interpreter, - : task, but on Oc 1 ;. front of me p 1 :' • We needati^ 1 that’s why Fin' 4 ' i would bethel^ e middleweigb 11 0. start curtailing those activities. | )f That would have a dampen ing effect on how many people you would end up hiring. You wouldn’t change a hiring policy Tuesday because of something that happened on Monday, though.” I The stock market’s future ac tivity will determine whether re cruiting will diminish, Van Pelt said. “Depending on when and how much the stock market rebounds, there may be very little — if any — effect on hiring,” he said. The hoped-for rebound may not be imminent. Maurice said he does not expect a rapid or sub stantial rise in the stock market. “People are a little scared right now because they’ve taken quite a beating over the past couple of weeks,” Maurice said. “There has been so much volatility in the market that the people who got out are not looking to get back in until it settles down. I don’t look for another rapid decline, but I don’t look for a rapid rise either.” The market should pull back up slowly over the next year, Maurice said. The capital and manufacturing capability of the United States has not been lost, so a recession is unlikely. “We won’t have a recession purely because the stock market failed,” he said. “The only thing that could cause a recession is if Congress and the administration panic and pass a tax increase. This would cut purchasing power and consumer spending, which could pull us into a mild recession later this year or early next year.” FREE Paul Mitchell Sculpting Spray at BENEFIELD & CO. 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