November 25, 1988 |
Rescue workers pulled more bodies from mountain villages buried under tons of mud and illegally cut trees today, raising the death toll from flooding in Thailand and Malaysia to at least 222 people. Another 400 people were missing and feared dead as the stench of decaying bodies emanated from a sea of mud and logs that buried mountain villages in southern Thailand. Officials blamed widespread illegal logging for worsening the effects of relentless rainfall.
May 27, 1999 |
A majority of Republicans in the House endorsed Texas Gov. George W. Bush for president Wednesday, backing him over House Budget Committee Chairman John R. Kasich (R-Ohio), another White House contender. The endorsements by 115 of 222 House Republicans drew sharp responses from the campaigns of some of Bush's rivals for the nomination, who include Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Bob Smith of New Hampshire.
January 14, 1998 |
Live Picture Inc., the Internet company whose chairman is former Apple Computer Inc. President John Sculley, said it has raised $22.2 million from Eastman Kodak Co. and several other companies. The closely held Internet imaging company will use the cash infusion to expand its sales and marketing mainly in the U.S. and Japan, President Kathleen Mitchell said. The funding comes as traditional imaging companies such as Kodak are trying to move into the market for digital imaging on the Internet.
May 23, 1993 |
Dale Earnhardt became the first three-time winner of NASCAR's $1.1-million The Winston before about 144,000 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., on Saturday night. A caution period caused by a blown engine on Terry Labonte's car two laps from the finish of the final 10-lap shootout bunched the field and set up a showdown between Earnhardt and Mark Martin. The latter made a daring inside move on the first lap to take the lead from Rick Mast, who won Saturday's second 30-lap leg.
September 29, 1995
Rick Rauth scored five goals to lead Harvard-Westlake past Crespi, 22-2, Thursday in a Mission League match at Crespi. David Stone, Albert Won and Steve Brende each added three goals for the Wolverines (7-1, 2-0 in league), who haven't lost a Mission League match since 1990 and have a 91-1 league record over the past nine years. GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL Kennedy d. Taft 15-10, 15-0, 15-3--Christine Thach had 10 kills for Kennedy (3-1) in a Northwest Valley Conference opener. Cleveland d.
November 21, 1998
Senior Francis Johnson rushed for 222 yards and two touchdowns in 28 carries to lead Katella to a 21-19 victory in the first round of the Southern Section Division VI playoffs Friday night at Glover Stadium. Johnson's 49-yard touchdown run with 4 minutes 29 seconds left in the game gave Katella (7-3-1) a 21-13 lead. But University (6-4-1) came back on its next drive.
May 26, 1991 |
California continues to produce female bowling champions. Bowler-of-the-year honors have been awarded to Californians by the Bowling Writers Assn. of America in 10 of the past 17 years. Betty Morris (three-time honoree), Donna Adamek (4), Nikki Gianulias and Robin Romeo have reigned in that order since 1975. And Tish Johnson is the reigning champion of the sport. All five are in contention at the $100,000 U.S. Women's Open at Fountain Bowl in Fountain Valley.
May 24, 1989 |
Rep. Dan Rostenkowski (D-Ill.), chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, disclosed Tuesday that he accepted $222,500 in appearance fees from special-interest groups in 1988, nearly double the total received by any other member of Congress. Rostenkowski, a veteran lawmaker from Chicago, said that he gave all but $25,885 of his honorariums away to others. House rules allow members to retain fees equal to no more than 30% of their salaries, or $26,850. But Rostenkowski declined to identify the recipients.
November 7, 1999 |
One down, one to go for Wisconsin's unstoppable Ron Dayne. With 222 yards in 32 carries in the Badgers' 28-21 victory over Purdue Saturday, Dayne passed Tony Dorsett for second place in NCAA major-college career rushing, 98 yards behind Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams' year-old record of 6,279. "I was just out there having fun, doing what I had to do to help the team win," Dayne said. Now with 6,181 yards, he can break the record next Saturday at home in Madison, Wis., where the No.