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sales start bouncing back - pagtj amherst news-tim c f 'a . r- w z- to students help soldiers page 5 2? r y '-j year in review top 1 0 stories of 2005 tlits year, there was no stopping the news. every week brought huge headlines, from very first issue on jan. 5, when news-times detailed murder tanya linkous north ridge road. after week, issue, readers talcs new shopping areas, white-knuckled decisions, national and global tragedy, crime punishment, policy procedure. here arc 10 most important covered during 2005, as seen through staff's eyes (and listed chronological order): man charged year's terror: triple stabbing leaves one dead, hospitalized. before sun could even reach its zenith day a 29-year-old sheffield township woman found dead couch road home township. police were drawn scene homicide by frantic 911 calls homeowner, charles baker, his girl friend, tammy lutz lorain, who screamed that they had been attacked wielding small kitchen knife. baker stabbed repeatedly crawled, bleeding, neighboring house where he hid. described but did not name alleged assailant, 27-ycar-old shawn kellcy elyria. now kelley, former high school assistant coach, is engulfed eye death penalty case tentatively set begin two weeks (on 12) lorain county court common pleas judge christopher rothgery. meantime, has maintained not-guilty plea remaines incarcerated at jail without bond. rb bphwfiml kolloy pope john p aufh rrrrrk ' 'rrrrj molissa dovala -t fireiands inks quarry dtl schools bracing for financial impact $1 .25 billion project jason hawk reporter round-robin money swap will keep tax payers ahead curve, thanks 30-ycar deal inked last thursday night district's board education. superintendent thomas diringcr said unani mously accepted an "admitted ly confusing public" incremental financing propos al com munity development heads stave off additional costs connected planned $1.25 cleveland quarries resort. tif force officials front cash pay ments offset building "we believe it's going bring some really spin-off issues us," diringer. sewers, roads, environ mental controls 900 acrc golf, hotel, residential, recreational development, diringer said. feel benefit everyone involved," told news-times. "this direct payment dollars us lieu we would normally get, it helps increase value land surrounds us." purchase bonds develop quarry-related infrastructure within schools' territory, said, return district be exempted subsequent taxation. developer, trans european securities international great britain, receive any kind reward deal, only basic utilities. three-decade compro mise approved just "couple short weeks" works, order cir cumvent ohio legislative restrictions slide into place 1. if enacted diringcr, state have subtracted funding. are ex pected ratify agreement dec. 30. diringcr's tracking potential changes resort impose. continued 8 april 13 bid fond final farewell knew 'their pope. ailing years, slowly losing physical strength faith grow. paul ii died medical complications vatican apartment 8, amount preparation stay blow delivered roman catholics around world, including those amherst. shockwave emotion visible youngsters st. joseph days death, rallied pfay departed pontiff launched balloons memory. "for many you today, don't know other pope," father larry martcllo ceremony. "you i learned so much example. like children also offered prayers divine guidance selection may 11 levy fails slim 225-votc margin: boe con sider third ballot attempt or opt wait. teachers administrators crushed failed gain popular support 5.9-roill operating (the funding years) primary elections. property proposal defeated five percent 3,010-to-3335-vote decision 12. second punch stomach local educators; november, 2004, same roundly slapped down 4,929 7,161 (40.77 5923 percent) high-stakes presidential election show-down between george w. bush kerry sent voters polls droves. back-to-back defeats left worried about slip ping red, recent good following bouts lay-offs, cut-backs, contract non-renewals, scrimping, pay-to-particip'ate programs, association this november brokered negotiation early saves $1.45 million. among concessions scaled-back increases increased health insurance co-payments. center proposal, which expected put forward january. june 29 coroner says 'outside killed infant: baby's star-shaped skull fractures clash with defense's 'natural death' theory. testimony matus tilted scales against baby-sitter melissa her trial over five-month-old riley harris smath. feb, 6, died, smath dovala's care. infant's mother picked him up evening, rushed hospital multiple fractures. attorney, james burge, argued test anemic conditions insisted client idea what caused smith's injuries. asked die injuries, burge declined offer theories. instead, characterized innocent bystander. witness amy kitzmiller, teacher almost robot ic emotionless up. later convicted based sentenced 15 years life prison. she serving sentence reformatory women marysville, ohio, july 20 cops unrest suspect firstmerit hold-up; previously robber, 52, turned fbi. investigators arrested jeff pace connection 2 robbery bank girlfriend tipped unusual spending habits. pace, formerly seven robberies 1996 1997, likely used cocaine habit, claimed. weapon prints' bank, detectives matched pace's handwriting threatening note handed tellers heist. less than three later, targeted again hull bi3hibf tfvi iiabjibi v9rrrf rrrribr. rrrrrrbrrbrre all fun games rabid scream principal michael gillam trouble negotiating sharp turn scooter annual steele crazy wednesday. event held end celebrate beginning winter break pitted freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, faculty each other. more pictures games, see nuclear fears radiate korea rrrnk jratukhkb rrrwhhkv!urwv 1w imfhhbbkulbttbbekklm tlkhhhtet mlirifck poses modified b-29, search atomic "hot clouds" korean war, mlinek risked find proof tests soviet empire editor's note: tills sev enth piece series vet' erans, wars fought, face. 'tales battlefront' run year. reoorter called "forgotten war," fear fresh man's mind dictator kim continues devices korea. time graduated 1949, hitler long und hirohito since kowtowed newly-emerged power possessed united states. border disputes peninsu la soon escalated embar rassing follow-up crusade asia red threat spread. soon, uncle sam lining another draft president harry truman tried contain communism. his: tail, pre-emptively joined u.s. air boys -' wayne schnaak, dick nagel, sharp. 32 radio opern ators' school, would-be! flyboy yakota base japan crew secret fleet .b-29 bombers. flying "buzzard" flights least a! week: buzzard kilo went chinese coastline, 40 miles communist country'3 border. manning communications console, b-29 swoop, under rsidar cover 1,500 feet spy freighter ships loaded weapons bound plana then ad zip peninsula 28,000 fee british coitwud fmg
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2005-12-28|
|Date of Original||2005-12-28|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2005-12-28|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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