•A $250,000 life-insurance policy.
•An agreement that he would not have to submit detailed records for entertainment expenses because "such entertainment...may be so diversified and casual as to make the maintenance of complete and accurate records inconvenient, impracticable and virtually impossible."
When contacted by the World-Herald for a comment, Pavelka said that his demands had been merely an "initial proposal" and that he had already backed down from them. "[My lawyer and I] did everything but beg [Pinnacle] to forget that we made the proposal," Pavelka told the paper.
For the Voice, it seems, some things would have been better left unsaid.
Drop It! You're Drenched!
Word comes from Atlanta that during the Olympics police officers will be packing, in separate holsters from their pistols, bottles of Powerade to combat the intense heat and humidity they'll face during 12-hour shifts.
That's not such a bad idea. Now we only hope that in an emergency an officer doesn't reach for the wrong side of his belt and suddenly find himself attempting to squirt a miscreant into submission.