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December 4, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A former top official of Petro-Lewis Corp. was charged Monday with insider trading by selling more than 41,000 shares of stock just weeks before the Denver oil company disclosed its financial troubles. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed the civil complaint in U.S. District Court against Dwight C. Moorhead, former vice chairman of the board and the company's financial wizard. Moorhead resigned last January.
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August 20, 1989
Turning back a bid by the Rev. William Battle, head of the Metro-Birmingham Chapter, Thomas Reed, a longtime NAACP leader, won reelection to head the civil rights group's Alabama chapter. Reed, who is appealing a 1988 federal extortion conviction, is the only state president to win office after a felony conviction, officials said. Reed said the victory indicates the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is "ungodly proud" of his leadership.
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NEWS
August 20, 1989
Turning back a bid by the Rev. William Battle, head of the Metro-Birmingham Chapter, Thomas Reed, a longtime NAACP leader, won reelection to head the civil rights group's Alabama chapter. Reed, who is appealing a 1988 federal extortion conviction, is the only state president to win office after a felony conviction, officials said. Reed said the victory indicates the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is "ungodly proud" of his leadership.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A former top official of Petro-Lewis Corp. was charged Monday with insider trading by selling more than 41,000 shares of stock just weeks before the Denver oil company disclosed its financial troubles. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed the civil complaint in U.S. District Court against Dwight C. Moorhead, former vice chairman of the board and the company's financial wizard. Moorhead resigned last January.
SPORTS
February 15, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
Prosecutors on Tuesday filed charges of sexual assault and trespassing against University of Colorado running back Marcus Reliford. Reliford, 18, the Buffaloes' fifth-leading rusher last season, is accused of raping an 18-year-old woman after breaking into a dormitory room through a window. Boulder County Judge Thomas Reed scheduled a March 8 preliminary hearing on the evidence against Reliford.
NEWS
January 24, 1988
The Alabama state president of the NAACP will not be allowed to pull down the Confederate battle flag from atop the dome of the Alabama Capitol in Montgomery, Gov. Guy Hunt said. Hunt acknowledged that the flag stirs widely divergent emotions in many blacks and whites but said it will not be removed unless the Legislature authorizes such action. Thomas Reed, head of the Alabama National Assn.
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December 16, 1985 | Associated Press
Former presidential adviser Thomas C. Reed was acquitted today of charges that he used inside information to make a $427,000 profit in stock options, then fabricated documents to cover up his actions. A federal court jury in Manhattan deliberated two days before returning the verdict. Reed, 51, who served as Air Force secretary under President Gerald R. Ford, became a special national security assistant to President Reagan in 1982.
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November 18, 1988 | Associated Press
Alabama NAACP President Thomas Reed was sentenced to four years in prison today for taking a $10,000 bribe to try to help a murderer win early release, and automatically lost his state House seat. "You used your power . . . to line your pockets," U.S. District Judge Joel F. Dubina told Reed, at 60 the senior black in the Legislature. Reed was convicted on two counts of extortion. The charges carried a maximum penalty of 25 years in federal prison and a $500,000 fine.
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February 2, 1988 | Associated Press
Law officers arrested Alabama NAACP President Thomas Reed and 10 other black leaders today when they tried to climb a fence around the Capitol to take down the Confederate battle flag flying over the dome. Reed, a state representative from Tuskegee, led a group of several dozen blacks to a driveway gate where Reed talked to state troopers for almost 20 minutes before attempting to climb the 8-foot fence. 'I consider myself not violating the law of this state," Reed said.
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August 15, 1992 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
The death of a Fillmore woman who drowned in a back-yard pool Friday is being investigated by Ventura County Sheriff's detectives as a suspicious death, authorities said. The body of Helga Reed, 54, was found floating in the deep end of a pool in the back yard of her home in the 400 block of Foothill Road just after 5 p.m., Deputy Coroner Jim Wingate said. No marks were visible on her body but the sheriff's major crime unit will investigate further, Wingate said.
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February 29, 1988 | From Associated Press
Some Michigan State University trustees are questioning plans for Jackson to deliver the university's winter commencement address two weeks before the state's Democratic caucuses. Opponents have said that allowing Jackson to speak would break a 71-year-old tradition. Since 1917, no candidate for public office has addressed Michigan State graduates.
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