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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland News Business 268-5000 toe Capital Tomorrow's Fair 50s For pagt 11. VOL. Cl NO. 12 GOOD JANUARY 1986 25 Cents PONT FORGET The Ward One Residents As- sociation plans to discuss downtown law enforcement at p.m. tomorrow at the Annapolis Elementary 108 Green St. State's Attorney Warren B. Duckett County Councilwoman Maureen T. former Alderman Gill Cochran and police are slated to answer questions. AREA Eastern Shore legislators at- tack the critical areas bill. Page 33. Page 33. CHEFS CHOICE Southern cooking is alive and Page 13. BUSINESS REITs are making a come- back. Page 32. ENTERTAINMENT A TV special has a Severna Park connection. Page 28. IN WASHINGTON The Textile Museum exhibits Japanese works. Page 29. STATE A panel seeking sites for a new stadium won't recommend a specific location. Page 4. President Reagan vants 4o give Nicaraguan rebels million. Page 2. Spending cuts under Gramm-fiudman may force government hiring freezes. Pige TERPS Maryland squanders a nine- point lead against North Caro- lina. Page 21. NAVY The Navy basketball team gets a break tonight against Lafayette. 21. PEOPLE Donna who starred as a model wife and mother on her own television series but won an Academy Award por- traying a died yester- day of pan- ic r e a t i c cancer. She was 64. M i s s Reed died at her Beverly Hills home at a.m. Her Grover was at her said a press agent Miss Reed woo s supporting actress Oscar in 1KB for her rote as s prostitute in Here to But she is probably best remembered at Mrs. the ideal wife to a pediatrician and mother of two on Onona Reed Oaring the 1M4-W Mist Reed ptared as Miss EUie on .That rote ended with a lawratt when she was cut to make room for the return of Barton Gaddes. For s took at other people tn the ntwi 5. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Pick 4 1771. INDEX S2 M II II tt-14 11 11 H-J7 ttsttafi Budget to aid thrifts Hughes rules out tax hike By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Gov. Harry Hughes today presented the General Assembly with a billion operating budget that includes something for almost everyone and a tax increase for no one. The proposed fiscal 1986 budget provides million for new million to cover the savings and loan crisis and a hefty surplus to keep the state's coveted bond rating. As it does every the spending blue- print sets a record with an increase of about or 6.5 over the current fiscal year which ends June 30. Hughes said that he had. ered at noon today to a joint legislative session. For Annapolis Hughes' budget also included a increase in what the state pays the city for police and garbage service. The increase to next year is the first in four years. Mayor Dennis Callahan had asked Hughes for an increase of to but I'm not Callahan said. think the important thing is we got the first increase we've had in four Callahan said he asked Hughes for a commitment to depositors with money frozen in troubled thrifts. savings and loan crisis is very Callahan said. feel the govern- ment does have an obligation to help them The million set aside for the savings and loan crisis does not include million the governor proposes to borrow from trans- portation funds. The Transportation Trust Fund would loan million to the State of Maryland Deposit Insurance Fund Corporation. Another mil- lion taken from the 1986 general fund budget would be included as a deficit in for hi budget. budget is a balanced approach to our commitments to the our our employees and the Hughes said in his State of the State message deliv- during the legislative estimated fire protection and actual expenses for garbage collection. He said -he could understand the city not getting all it asked for because of the state's The governor was able to deal with the savings and loan crisis and still set aside a so- called day without increasing taxes because of a solid growth in state on Page Col. BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS up million. No tax increase. Three instant lotteries. new state positions. 3.5 percent raise for workers million for thrift crisis. million for housing. million fund. for million for bay cleanup. for up to begin planning a new state office building In Annapolis. King's day Rights leader remembered By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. who would have been 57 today inspired people with his but it was a crowd of people that inspired him to make his most fa- mous speech. Rev. King had gone to the Lincoln. Memorial on a sweltering Aug. with a prepared text to fill the eight minutes he had been allotted to speak to those who had marched on Washington to demand civil rights legislation. His message was that has given the Negro a bad and they were there redeem that and accept the idea that there is no money in the Bank of But he discarded the and gave what many believe was his greatest have a dream that one day this nation will rise live out the true meaning of its We hold these truths to be that all men are created The words have been recalled in many of the tributes accorded Rev. King this week as the nation pre- pares for its first observance of the national holiday honoring him. Although Rev. King's birthday is the third Monday in January Jan. 20 this year has been set aside for the federal holiday. But Anne Arundel County and Annapolis workers were off today. In one ceremony about 500 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to hear Rev. King's speech again. The military presented the city officials laid a and gospel singers performed Shall Not Be The highlight was five minutes of tape-recorded excerpts of the speech. many joined hands and sang the anthem of the 1960s civil rights Shall Fred who heard Rev. King M Page Col. Ptiuftu by Htfwy WHAT A WAY A dusting of snow didn't stop Michael Granger of Pasadena from ww to aj McDonald.t Park yesterday. The snow ADIf to disappear tomorrow when the temperatures soar Into WITffV Fof thf weather 11. Birth rights limited M.D.s refuse welfare moms By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer Carol Snoots was about.to give birth to her third but she couldn't find the hospital. With her mother driving the Ms. Snoots was lost on Baltimore streets for 45 minutes. They reached- Johns Hopkins Hospital just in time. was said Ms. a 33-year-old Mayo resident. got to Johns Hopkins at 9 o'clock and I delivered at Hundreds of Anne Arundel County women give birth in Baltimore hospi- tals each year because local obstetri- clans refuse to care for according to health care sources. The women have one thing in common they are covered by the government insurance program for people with low incomes also known as Medical Assistance in Maryland. Local obstetricians say they accept few or no Medicaid patients because reimbursement is so low that it doesn't even cover malpractice in- surance costs. As a women on Medicaid receive obstetrical care at clinics run by the Anne Arundel County Health Department. Because the clinics are staffed by resident physicians from Johns Hop- kins and University of Maryland the women must have their babies delivered in those facili- ties. Anne Arundel the have not treated Medi- caid patients for years long before the malpractice issue became a said Maryellen executive director of the Owensville Medical Center Refusal of local doctors to treat pregnant Medicaid patients was con- M Page Col. county fight over road signs By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer Visual blight from illegal signs along Ritchie Highway is the target of a new county crackdown that SMDS merchants say could put them out of business. A county official announced the effort last night to the Greater Sev- ama Park Council whkh has long sought action against clusters of roadside signs in the ares that vio- late county Booing ordinances. Highway is dtfinttety at the top of the Assistant County Solicitor EBooft Powers said of the ontoretment plan that began month. ''If ntw doesn't ft be tor lack of Ms. Powers etttmstedthat several gns ttojner mt shop on Rstehte Highway atone art nsing fltegal to take depend on my signs for a living. I'd probably lose 50 percent of my summertime Tom Uquor Mart some merchants say they will ia depend on my signs for s said Tom co- ownar of Park Lisjnor Mart tent pnrtttt my McDonough said thtt past enforce- ment efforts by the county penalized some businetaei while went Mi. Powers said this lopsided enforcement was to blame for the county's past failure in get- ting businessei to comply with the ordinance. probtein wai with the bold- outs some of them would Just leave the signs she said. businesses who had complied would put their signs back up The connty is attacking the prob- lem now by assigning its six soning inspectors to work together on one section of the county at a beginning wHh Park. Ma. Powers said that by eoncon- trattnf the eooii frofttontiy foitew an on and merchants violating the rates eonM setfM 10 aaathat Christmas aasoa of flagrant CWTTOUy BVCB MtftCHAMTS SAYi _
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