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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               TERPS ADVANCE IN NCAA TOURNEY ------------------------------SEE PAGE 19------------------------------------------------- Classified 268-7000 Circulai News Bus Tomorrow's Partly cloudy For pege 7. VOL Cl NO. 83 MARCH 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET AUDITIONS will be held at 10 this morning by the Annapo- lis Summer Garden Theatre for children seeking parts in Sound of Audi- to be held at Annapolis Elementary will also take place at 1 p.m. tomorrow for adult roles and girls trying out for the part of Liesel. HOME OF THE WEEK IT WAS LOVE at first sight for a Pennsylvania couple and their Cape St Claire home. PageS. ENTERTAINMENT AUTHOR Mor- appear on the PBS program Monday night. Page IS. STATE THE MARYLAND Deposit Insurance Fund filed suit for million from former offi- cers of First Maryland Savings and a bankrupt Mary- land thrift Page 4. THE SOVIET Union yester- day ordered a U.S. diplomat to leave the country and accused him of spying. Page 2. SPORTS BOTH SOUTHERN High School's boys and girls teams move toward state champion- ships Page 19 PEOPLE GRAMMY Award-winner Stevfe Wonder thrilled some cocktafl lounge patrons in West this week with an unexpected concert. accompanied by his wife and dined on stuffed champagne and orange juice at The Manor in West Orange before the three went into the restaurant's lounge on Tuesday night When the house band launched into a tribute to the Wonder took to the stage and sang few hits to a cheering crowd. Manor Assistant Manager Rfehard Driacoll Mid be was pretty tare the linger indeed Wonder it looked like ftcvto ttllMd like Stovto Wonder end sanf ate ttefat he Mil For look at Mfcer to the SMnejeJ. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Pick 4-Kit. INDEX 5 St pejes. Calendar CUsetfted Ads cetauat freteword It 41 n i is 'is .1 .u M Gerber sale ban lifted A state baa on the sale of Gerber strained imposed last month after consumers reported finding glass in several jars of baby was lifted yesterday by Gov. Harry Hughes. The governor said a joint investi- gation by the state and the federal Food and Drug Administration de- termined that the pieces of glass in the jars not appear to be the result of any defects in Gerber's manufacturing He said the glass apparently got into the jars after the food was but that investigators don't know where it came from. The state health department or- dered Gerber strained peaches re- moved from grocery store shelves on Feb. 23 and advised consumers to be cautious about buying other Ger- ber products. The baby-food manufacturer re- sponded with a million suit filed in federal court the next day alleg- ing that the state acted precipitously and without scientific data to sup- port the ban. A statement issued at the time from Gerber headquarters in Fre- said the governor's act only created a climate of fear and confusion among .the consuming public at a time when copycat ac- tions should not be encouraged by acts of public Dennis an assistant at- torney said the decision to lift Utt-tea not related to suit that still pending in federal would hope they would drop the suit. 1 don't think it's a viable Sweeney said. first reports of glass in food surfaced in Febru- ary in Jlaryiand and numerous other 28 Marylanders brought sam- ples to the state to be tested. Adele state health said pieces Of glass were found in 16 jars of Gerber foods. incidents involving baby food contamination were reported In on Page Col. Let it roi Photo by Bob Gilbert ft and Stacey Longanecker of both students at the University of didn't let the rain yesterday dampen their walk at City Dock. Partly sunny and mild weather is expected for today with the high temperature around 65. Home teaching passes House approves eased restrictions By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Without discussion or debate the House yester- day voted 80-50 to approve legislation easing restrictions on home schooling. very pleased with today's said Del. John the bill's sponsor. amazing I even got it this far. think this was a clean vote. When you win by that margin it's clear the legislators paid attention to the The bill needed 71 votes to win House approval. The bill now goes to the where Gary said he has commitments of support from several key senators The Anne Arundel County delegation split on the with six voting for it and five against. Del. Thomas D-Prince was on the floor but did not vote. Del. Elmer D- was undergoing minor surgery yester- day The which affects youths up to age allows parents or guardians to teach their children at home as long as they notify the local school keep records and have the children evalu- ated annually. ptrepts must Veep a porttottu that includes a list of instruction attendance records and samples of the student's work. The student must undergo an annual educational evalu- ation by a certified teacher or standardized test parents in Anne Arundel County may teach their children at home only with permission of the superintendent. To qualify for home school- a parent must be a certified teacher or a college graduate with experience in the areas taught. The superintendent may grant a waiver for parents who do not meeet those criteria. on Page Col. Other legislative stories. Page 4. County headed for worst rabies year By SCOTT LAUTKNSCHLAGER Staff Writer If rabies cases in Anne Arundel County continue at the same rate as early this 1986 will be the worst year on the county's chief health officer said yesterday. So far this the county has had 18 confirmed cases of rabid all compared with just 10 cases last said Dr. J. Howard Beard. this if it it would be the highest year he said. The increase is particularly orai nous because a record number of rabies cases were recorded last year. Rabid raccoons have posed a con cern for residents of Winchester on the where the neighborhood association sent out an informational flyer this week. During recent days several dogs were attacked by raccoons and one raccoon was later found to be according to the flyer Residents of the community also were reportedly chased by raccoons County animal control Administra- tor Jan Worrell said she was aware of only one case of a rabid raccoon in Winchester on the Severn. The dead raccoon was picked up by authorities at COO Winchester Road and taken to the state lab on Ms. Worrell said Tests determined that the which possibly had contact with at least two had rabies The other 17 raccoons this year were found in central and north according to Dr Beard The greatest concentrations were in where six were and in where another six were picked up There have been no reports of people being bitten this but post-exposure vaccinations were rec- ommended for two people who had Dr Beard said Other than being exposure occurs through contact with the sab Looking for work Some find quick success at job fair By DEBEA VIADI10 James Preston walked into toe Amupotti Job Fair Thursday and caitt out with a prwBtfte of work said 25 He heeftat. ed. After three wteki of Job the offer to start work Monday as an aaaenbier to come a little easy dont know yet if 111 get s call for tore.'1 Pratton added Be was among more than 1 500 job ippli eants who visited the fair it the Holiday Of that an in appli- walked away with exfftri itid Dave the Cape St Claire businetarnan who tyeerhoeea the pabUe effort Another Mt vert labeled good fmpkrm by UM who Blanch estanuted. The fair org anisert plan to anest nteotty lor a anon exact count t taili m Inert are a Inrfe number of It also tefis me want to MARILYN 01 with Al Bowmen of the Oovemment Us Cleaning think oar society hat been negligent to marrying up these be said That premise led Blanch and other employ- ers on the Job Services Employers Committee te launch plane for the Jet latr late last year For yen ef im when the conotyj nneni mployen were eeramhUag to find tetp food New restaurant and hotel openings around the city were seneettef the liber pool farther for the service sector Despite the seeming dearth of to state and county fevenonent who wort with the Johiem and the haeefcappid va of an infected animal. The rabies virus is spread when it enters the body through open wounds or through membranes of the nose and mouth. Dr Beard recommended that county residents have their dogs and cats vaccinated. The county Health Department will conduct vaccination clinics for pets from 1 to 4 p.m. April 20 at its offices on Truman Parkway near Annapolis and in Glen Burnie. OB Page Col. Liquor sale nets censure By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer A Davidaonville liqntr store was issued a letter of reprimand this week for selling alcohol to a teen-aM Champs Uqoor and SM Went Central was issntd the letter hy the county Board of Uejnor U- cense Commlsstooen toUowtng a bay nor heard neetinf Tuesday. A girl told the Uaner psael she bought alcohol at the liquor outlet for two ntonths after using her tiater'i expired license for identification The girl said she made purchases at Champa until aha was caufht hy Uaner Inepecter John McQueeney Not is. The caee was one of sevea nmlv. tag aliened Mien te miners heard earlier thfc went. The panel met Monday te hear cases eerrted over from a Feenaery day. Under gneatkmtnf from jmnrnej Timothy lilMlj add he fend heard ne rfplihUi   

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