- Page 2 - The Michigan Daily- Thursday, September 15, 1988
Compiled from Associated Press and staff reports
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GRAND RAPIDS (AP) - The state ordered a to torney General Frank Kelley said in announcing RICHMOND, Va. -
Ian on new sewer construction in Grand Rapids Sanctions tO COn e the ban at a news conference yesterday. recruting station yesterd
yesterday, while 70 other communities that also David Hales, director of the Michigan De- radio stations agreed to
regularly pollute waterways with raw sewage partment of Natural Resources, said he sent out Lebanon."
were told to prepare for tough new sanctions. Heavy rainfall caused up to millions of gal- letters informing 70 other communities, mostly He surrendered mom
lons of raw sewage to overflow into the Grand in the Detroit area, that they will be required to injured.
The sewer construction moratorium, effective adhere to the new sanctions. The unidentified gum
;mmedfately on all new applications, could River four times in the past two months, "The purpose of this is not to put on any kind of Lebanese descent," w
severely curtail new industrial and residential de- prompting health advisories warning against of building moratorium," Hales said. "The pur- is standard issue in
yejopment in Grand Rapids, city officials say. body contact with the water in Kent and Ottawa pose is to immediately reduce and eventually Schesventer.
T ugdshagsrmswrsyestatcounties. eliminate the discharge of sewage to surface water Police negotiated by
combine storm water with raw sewage have been "This discharge of untreated sewage is a major nMchgan re opmnbt
occurring statewide for decades, only recently health hazard, it's a threat to our multibillion- .The new sanctions will be included in a per- one gunner.
have health advisories been posted for rivers and dollar tourist industry, and results in the destruc- Resoresa Commeission alowing byGrsad Raids inlued a haigso s
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communist countries, said police Lt. C.M.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - City officials have come up with a way to
lure yuppies out of their Porsches and into buses: a luxury shuttle that
offers cushy seats, videos, wine, and bagels.
The 10-mile service from downtown to Century City is scheduled to
begin next month.
City Council member Zev Yaroslavsky, who dreamed up the deluxe
bus, hopes it will ease freeway jams by attracting lawyers and other
professionals who would rather use the time spent traveling downtown t4
catch up on business than to shift gears.
"What lawyers sell is their time," said Susan Schaefer, Century City
Bar Association president. "So if half an hour or an hour of time can be
spent working rather than dodging cars, then that's time well spent."
For $7.50 each way, the 18-passen'ger shuttles will provide cellular
phones, television, video cassette recorders and facsimile machines, said
Ralph Smith, president of APT Transportation, which won the contract
for the route.
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