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July 1, 1990 | LEE MAY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Hampton got its incinerator plant in the mid-1980s, residents welcomed the big green facility on the outskirts of town as a friendly beast that would eat up tons of garbage and save space in the local landfill. Three years ago, the plant operators, citing a need for more revenue, decided to burn medical waste in addition to the municipal refuse.
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July 1, 1990 | LEE MAY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Hampton got its incinerator plant in the mid-1980s, residents welcomed the big green facility on the outskirts of town as a friendly beast that would eat up tons of garbage and save space in the local landfill. Three years ago, the plant operators, citing a need for more revenue, decided to burn medical waste in addition to the municipal refuse.
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SPORTS
September 28, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Delbert McKell Grant, a 17-year-old senior quarterback in Hampton, S.C., died of rare bacterial disease two weeks after his leg was amputated after a football injury.
SPORTS
September 27, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jerry Dusenberry of Portland, Ore., was elected president of United States Amateur Boxing during the closing day of the national governing body's 1992 annual meeting. He succeeds Billy Dove of Bowie, Md. Dusenberry, 52, recently served as the United States' lone referee-judge in the Olympics at Barcelona.
BUSINESS
February 19, 1991 | DANIEL AKST
At nightfall, this picturesque town near the meeting of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountains gets people choked up, but not with emotion. The culprit is wood stoves. After work, folks like to build a nice, cozy fire. On Main Street the smoke is thick enough to suggest an antique steel mill lurking around some corner. The roads are a more immediate danger than air quality. The rate of auto fatalities here in sparsely populated Lassen County is almost triple the statewide average.
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