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Page 19 text:
The notion and world
was stunned. an March
80, 1981, when they
learned that President.
Ronald Reagan had
been shot and wounded
during on assassination
attempt. Secret , T
service agents knocked
down and seized. John
Hinkley, holding him on
a few weeks.
lf-'reusable spaceship launched
After weeks of delay, the Columbia Space Shuttle was launched on April 12, 1981.
The National Areonoutics Space Administration CNASAD launched the world's first
reusable spaceship from Cape Kennedy, Florida. , , ,
Astronauts John Young and Bob Crippen piloted the shuttle on its maiden voyage
tospace. On November 12, theispoce shuttle took its second flightto space.
However, the original five day mission was "scrubbed" to a three day mission after
one ofthe three fuel tanks on board .wouid not function.. Astronauts piloting . .
Columbia on the second flight were Joe Engle and Richard Truly.
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The roar of jet
engines last summer
was scarce whenithe i
Professional Air Traffic
CPATCO3 went on '
strike on August 3,
Administration CFAAD c
had to cut flights since
lack of air controllers
would make flying
and landing risky .
Because of this, some
people were c,
stranded in cities for
happened in the first
nine weeks ofthe 1
Everio back to- A
work order by
President Reagan s
had no effect on the
controllers long strike.
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. Lastjyecit, theschool administration
added six Apple computers to the
Qfficegandscamputer science classes. .
The cost forthe machines was
is 542,000 and was taken from the .
I holding company when the school
was built. The office camputersdo s
such jobs as processing letters, making
, I attendance reports, and listing ,
students on various items. The school
heating system is also controlled by a
computer and tries to keep each
room at 68 degrees. ,
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On November 4, 1981, the Peru Foundry on gilll .
State Road 19 burst into flames.2.All fire en Enesz5gssi4A.fQ,'.
from Peru, Oakdale, Amboy and South Peru
stations were called tofight the ,blazeg A.ll,tliire + ,,lf ysig, if
personnel from the Bunker Hill and Grissom Air
Force Basestations were calleclta take aizerl
Peru stations. As the fire spread,l a section of the!
foundry containing chemicals ceughrgifite
produced toxic fumes that clouded the air. A Q
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newscasters from all the networks. Fireman
damage was in the millions,
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