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' ' - - 3 Saturday's satellite photo taken at 2:30 p.m. shows widespread cloudiness bringing rain along the Eastern Seaboard and thunderstorms to Florida. THE WEATHER The Accu-W«ath»r* forecast for 6 P.M., Sunday, April 16 60 REGIONAL WEATHER Accu-Weather\ forecast for Sunday Daytime Conditions and High Temperatures TODAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance uf showers. Sorrre sun- shine possible during the after- noon HIGH: 50 to 55. WINDS: Nor- thwest winds about 10 mph. TONIGHT: Clearing. LOW: 35 to 40. SUNRISE: 6:08. SUNSET: 7:39. SATURDAY'S HIGH: 47 SATURDAY'S LOW: 29 PRECIPITATION: 01 inches DEGREE DAYS: 27 DEGREE DAYS TO DATE: 6770 LAKE HEIGHT: 98.18 feet LAKE TEMPERATURE: 37 WEDNESDAY Dry . Highs near 50Lows near 32.\ THURSDAY Dry . Highs near 50Lows near 32. Ataoctatwf Preti Midland-* Me- AMociotvd Preaa MONDAY Mostly sunny in the morning. Increasing clouds during the afternoon. Highs in the 60s. TUESDAY Dry . Highs near 50. Lows near 32. Clearing skies, mild expected Aiiociatod Prati Skies will be clearing across much of New York today after rain soaked the state Saturday, according to the National Weather Ser- vice. Temperatures today will range from the low 50s to around 60 on the Niagara frontier. Weak high pressure was expected to bring fair weather tonight. Fog may be a problem in some river valleys by daybreak on Mon- day. Overnight lows will be in the 30s inland and the 40s along the Atlantic Coast. Monday will bring a mix of clouds and sunshine. Some s!howers may develop in western and central New York as a new disturbance swings in from the upper Great Lakes. Dry and seasonably cool weather is expected for much of the com- ing week. It rained nearly all day in southeastern New York Saturday and the wet weather worked slowly north during the day. Temperatures were in the low 40s in the New York City area and in the mid-50s in northeastern New York. The forecast called for rain today across northern New England and parts of central and southern New England, with scattered showers and thunderstorms from the upper Great Lakes through the upper Mississippi Valley into the lower Missouri Valley and in Montana and Florida. High temperatures were expected to reach the 40s in central and northern New England; the 50s from the northern Rockies through thejiorthern Plains and northern Great Lakes region and in western and southern New England; the 80s from the central California valleys through the southern Rockies, the central and southern Plains into the western Gulf Coast, and across the southern half of Florida; and the 90s t o near 100 across the desert Southwest. Indicates missing information, 75 59 cdy 7 2 fl4 cdy H] 59 ctr 68 63 cdv 4B 34 cdy M MM 6» 52 clr MOON fUSCS TODAY: 3:36 p.m. MOON STTS TODAY: 4:25 a.m. RISES MONDAY: 4:39 p.m. SITS MONDAY: 4:43 a.m. LoatQtr. New It fa the. Prera-Republicsii's ptjlky to correct ntt factual errors. II you have persona) knowledge of such a mistake, call the newsroom at 561-2300 or 1-800-225-6477 after 2 p.m. 3 April 2* MoyS First Qtt- €) May 12 ARRIVES: Britain's Prince Edward arrived Saturday for a three- day visit to Moscow during which he will attend a play put on by a British theater troupe. The 25-year-old son of Queen Elixobeth II will attend T.S. Eliot's \Murder in the Cathe- dral\ today. The play is being staged by Britain's National Youth Theater, of which Edward is a patron. The prince also works as a theater production assistant with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Theater Com- pany. WELL RECEIVED: Hank Williams Jr. got an enthusiastic reception at a concert a week after the country music star walked out on a performance. About 12,000 people at the Thompson-Bol- ing Arena at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville clapped, shouted and whistled Fri- day night during Williams' two-hour perfor- mance. Last week in Bristol, Tenn., Williams stormed off the stage without explanation after only 40 minutes. A spokesman said later that Williams had been ill. Viking Hall in Bristol banned Williams because of the walkout. Williams, whose songs include \There's a Tear in My Beer,\ \Born t o Boogie\ and \All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over To- night,\ was named entertainer of the year Monday for the third time by the Acade\my\of Country Music. \ J BID DENIED: Ted4 Bridges of the TV comedy \Diff'rent Strokes\ lost a bid for a reduction in his $2 million bail on an attempted murder charge. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Horowitz on Friday rejected the actor's plea despite his claim that he can't get the counseling he needs in jail. \Mentally I'm very unstable right now in preparing my case,\ Bridges said. Bridges is charged with shooting a man eight times at close range inside a crack house Feb. 2. He played the older brother of actor Gary Coleman in the NBC sitcom. His previous brushes with the law include firearms and traffic violations and a 1986 conviction for making a bomb threat. SUNDAY'S QUOTE: \I figure lightning can strike again.\ — Larry Eyestone, a 1983 win- ner of a $1.4 million Illinois lotto jackpot, on why he bought tickets for Saturday's drawing in the largest U.S. pot ever, $65 million. CRITICISM HURTS: The Duchess of York says she's hurt by public criticism that she takes too many vacations and does too little work, but doesn't care what people say about her clothes. In an interview with Yorkshire Television to be broadcast today, the duchess said she calls on \inner strength and control\ to ig- nore criticism and get on with her job. \I am sensitive and I do get hurt,\ she said. The duchess, who was known as Sarah Ferguson before her marriage to Prince An- drew, described him as \the most incredible husband\ and said their infant daughter, Princess Beatrice, has \enhanced our lives.\ A recent survey of public engagements car- ried out by members of the royal family plac- ed the duchess and her husband, Queen Elizabeth H's second oldest son, near the bot- tom. NAME CLAIM: Three early members of the 1960s folk-rock group The Byrds have sued a fourth member to stop him from using the band's name. The lawsuit filed Friday in Tampa. Fla.. federal court came three months after Michael Clarke, the group's original drummer, applied for exclusive rights to the name. Clarke has announced plans t o tour as The Byrds, featur- ing Michael Clarke. Roger McGuinn, David Crosby and Chris Hillmon sued Clarke, Artists Internationa] Management Inc. of Boca Raton and AIM agent Steve Green, alleging false advertising, unfair competition and deceptive trade prac- tices. \Their intent is obviously to stop Michael from earning a living,\ Green said. \We think the whole thing stinks a mile high — make that eight miles high.\ o SCRAPS TOUR: Indiana rocker John Cougar Mellencamp has scrapped plans for a 10-city tour that was to have coincided with the release of a new album, his manager says. The album, \Big Daddy,\ will be released on May 9, but the tour, which was-to have started in Indiana, has been canceled, manag- er Harry Sandler said this week. Sandier declined to discuss the reason for the cancellation. He said Mellencamp and his band are scheduled to appear on NBC's \Saturday Night Live\ next Saturday, and may have some other television appearances Aerii so jjjj^d U p f or next^A&onth. Full o SUNDAY NEWSMAKERS: Here is the lineup of Sun- day's TV news shows: ABC's \This Week With David Brinkley\ — Sen. James Sasser, D-Tenn., budget com- mittee chairman; Rep. Thomas Foley, D-Wash., House majority leader; Rep. Vin Weber, R- Minn., on the budget and on the outlook for House Speaker Jim Wright. CBS' \Face The Nation\ — White House chief of staff John Sununu and Rep. Leon Panetta, D-Calif., on the budget. NBC's \Meet The Press\ — Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas Brady. CNN's \Newsmaker Sunday\ — National drug policy director William Bennett. CBS' \60 Minutes\ — Segments on Alfred Hempel, a West German businessman who U.S. officials claim has supplied nuclear pro- ducts to Third World countries; fheTncrease of \assisted suicide\ among AIDS victims; Ken Hakuta, an entrepreneur who turns ideas into fads. CARROLL'S BACK: Actor Carroll O'Connor returned Friday to the set of the television series \In the Heat cf the Night\ in Cov- ington, Ga., to film the season finale, one month after open-heart surgery. O'Connor's character, Chief Bill Gillespie, is kidnapped while attending a domestic ter- rorism conference in Washington in the episode. The show will air May 16 on NBC. O'Connor underwent heart surgery and had his gall bladder removed at an Emory Uni- versity Hospital in Atlanta. REAL CALL: A pair of disc jockeys who hold regular \Call In and Win\ days for celebrities — but never get a call — were astonished when former Gov. Harold Stassen phoned in t o claim $99.50 on his 82nd birthday. WLOL-FM disc jockeys John Hines and Bob Berglund declared Thursday \Harold Stassen Call In and Win Day\ in Minneapolis. At 8:45 a.m., they got the call. \Bergie Hines told his partner over the air, \say good morn- ing to Harold Stassen.\ Stassen, reached at his home in Sunfish Lake, confirmed on Friday that he made the call. The perennial presidential candidate, who claims to be last surviving U.S. signer of the United Nations charter, says he'll use the money for his project to improve the United Nations. HELPING HAND: Sheeloh Ryan, biggest single winner of a lottery jackpot in U.S. nis- tory, dipped into her $55 million prize t o help a group of university students trying to find homes for more than 100 stray cats. . Ms. Ryan, owner of two cats, sent a $1,000 check to the cat project at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. The grpup has taken charge of animals that have been living off student handouts, digging in trash cans for food and killing rodents, birds and other small animals. , \She said she is really interested in the prov ject because the students have gotten involv- \ ed in something positive,\ said Bill Morris, the project's coordinator. Ms. Ryan, 63, of Winter Springs, has also set up a foundation to help the needy. She could not be reached for comment Friday. CRITICS RIGHT: Actress Kim Ulrich, who plays a young nurse on the NBC television series \Nightingales says she and her col- leagues sympathize with critics who don't like to see them running around in their underwear. \! think that the fact that we've had to do all the underwear scenes and all of the aerobic scenes, we've kind of banded together t o fight them, she said recently. Critics have complained the show focuses on sex rather than nursing and casts the nur- sing profession in a bad light. The actress, who plays the character Allyson Yates in the series, said she doesn't enjoy those sexy scenes. EXUBERANT: Conductor Zubin Mehto tore his sleeve once in exuberance over Beethoven, then finished it off with Mahler. Finally, he lung off his tail coat as the Rome crowd wild- ly applauded. The occasion was the opening concert of a European Youth Orchestra tour planned for bpain Britain and India. The tour will bring together two major Indian musicians for the Shank at h ° me ' Mehta ^ sitarist Ravi Mehta, music director of the New York Fhilarmonic and life music director of the St / • lar T nic - tore to 8 sl eeve Thursday . Sorein 8 initial Beethoven overture Of A seamstress sewed a patch on the tear at S ! r!°?i' but Gustav Mahler's symphony two JS W tain ' makm « J t even farcer for g fi«VJ\ cor SV° tendering applause, Meht* - the t P ° f - Ws jack< *'« threw it on\ &r

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