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TH-E MIrHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, June 30, 1976
WASHINGTON (A) - A com-
promise bill appropriating $9.7
hiltion for energy research and
f'r hndreds of water and power
plblic works projects was pass-
ed yesterday by the House.
A 381-15 vote sent the measure
to the Senate for final congres-
si-al action. Both chambers
had overwhelmingly passed bills
of whi^h t'is is the compromise
The fnds appropriated are
nrty $305 million above Presi-
d -nt Ford's budget, but $434 mil-
lion under the tentative budget
Congress set for itself for the
yoar beginning Oct. 1.
The bill would allocate $5.7
billion to the Energy Research
a n d Development Administra-
tion for its wor kon improved
nuclear power systems and re-
search on such energy sources
as fusion, solar and geothermal
The ERDA appropriation in-
cludes $258.5 million for work in
solar energy, up $116.7 million
from the budget request. A sepa-
rate item would provide an ad-
ditional $31.9 million for solar
plant construction and equip-
War rages in Lebanon
A man looks at smoking debris of Middle East Airlines Boeing 707 passenger jet after it was blasted by artillery during bombard-
ment of Beirut airport Monday. The plane had arrived from Amman, Jordan with a three-person Lebanese crew but no passengers.
The pilot was killed, and the two others were seriously injured.
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VA suspects may be released
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States and the Phillipines," said
Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard
Pratt made his decision to re-
set the bond based on favorable
character w it n e s s testimony
given at a bond hearing last
week. The judge pointed out
that the women had never miss-
ed a court date and had given
no indication that they would
flee the country.
IN A RELATED incident, a
key witness in the FBI'S investi-
gation of the VA murders died
Monday, apparently the victim
of a heart attack.
John McCrery, 50, wrote a
note which made the FBI sus-
pect that Narcisco and Perez
were responsible for the rash of
deaths and respiratory failures
at the hospital.
McCrery was a patient in the
hospital's intensive care unit on
August 15, 1975 when he suf-
fered a sudden breathing failure.
He survived the apparent at-
tempt on his life, and, unable
to talk, penned a note which
identified Filipina Narcisco as
AFTER UNDERGOING open-
heart surgery at University Hos-
pital, McCrery suffered from
memory loss and was unable to
recall the names of the two
nurses. He was, however, able
to give a description that match-
ed that of Leonora Perez, the
other suspect in the case.
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Wednesday, June 30, 1976
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Following an intensive FBI
investigation, the two women
were arrested June 16 and have
been held in Washtenaw County
They are accused of murder-
ing five patients and poisoning
ten others by injecting them
with Pavulon, a powerful mus-
NO TRIAL DATE has been
set, but Prosecutor Delonis
noted that if the two suspects
are released on bail, law re-
quires that the trial begin with-
in 180 days. "But Delonis admits
that there is always the "pos-
sibility of delay and adjourn-
Because of all of the publicity
the case has received, he said
"It looks like it's going to be a
Thomas O'Brien, attorney for
Narcisco, and Laurence Bur-
gess, counsel for Perez, were
unavailable for comment.
MUSIC HEAD NAMED
NEW YORK (P)--Sun Kwak
has been named music director
of the Mannes College of Music
Rise Stevens, president of the
New York school, said Semyon
Bychkov had been appointed
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