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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Monday Flyers nip Caps5 bid for title. SEE PAGE 10 pen pal pays a visit. SEE PAGE 6 Classified 268-7000 Ne HUWtl i- hICPCF P i 15rE I 20707 Tomorrow's page 13. VOL. Cl NO. 82 ANNAPOUS. APRIL ___ GOOD PONT FORGET Cwrtral and Broitoe mentary wSe titi- tors to their SCIENCE FAIR exhibits tomorrow. For see AREA U.S. Rep. BARBARA MIK- ULSKI leads a poll for U.S. Senate. Page 15. ACTION LINE The Capital's CONSUMER ADVICE column helps a read- er hunt for the previous owner of his truck. Page IS. ENTERTAINMENT BALLET THEATRE of An- napolis presents Page 10. STATS OCEAN CITY gears up for a world movie premiere. Page 4. U.S. MILITARY installations imposed intense security pre- cautions as police pressed thak hunt for terrorists who bombed West Berlin night. A member of the U.S. Com- mission on CIVIL RIGHTS has called on its chairman to re- sign. JtyeJ. SPOUTS NAVY Is the only unbeaten lacrosse team in Division I. Page 16. PEOPLE Broadway show star CHITA RIVERA suffered a broken leg and other injuries early today when a taxicab struck broad- the car was as was liking a New City police said. Ms. Riv- I was I in stable condition at Lenox mn Hospi- where she was undergoing surgery for a fractured left leg and lacerations to that leg and her right according to a hospital spokeswoman. The actress and dancer has been appearing in a Broadway tribute to the songs of Jerry Herman. The accident occurred short- ly after midnight when Ma. Rivera polled out of a- parking space to make a U-turn near Central Park in said police Sgt Ron Severin. Two passengers in Ms. Riv- era's car who suffered minor injuries were treated and re- Severin said. The driver of the 28- year-old Dae and a pas- senger also suffered minor in- he said They were treated at the scene and re- leased. For a took at other people in the news tee page 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Saturday Three-digit Ml Pick 4 47tt. Lotto M M M N 4f. INDEX 2 pages Calendar Classified Ads Crossword Editorials Eaftcrtnhnftent Beat Sports Tetevtstoa Yovth I .72-26 27 22 12 10-11 U U 14-21 11 17 Assembly enters final hours By PAT RIVIERE Stiff Writer the General Assembly began its final dajt this morning grappling with education tax amnes- schooling and a host of smaller Issues bottled behind a weekend Senate filibuster. Before ending the M-day session at midnight legislators must decide how much money will 'be spent for public education over the next six whether to ease requirements for home schooling and how to implement a tax amnes- ty program for Marylanders. All local issues have been re- solved. The General Assembly has Arson probed West fires were set By BOB MITCHELL Staff Witter A rash of fires on West Street Education fun approved legislation allowing the county to charge developers a fee to offset new All other county administration requests have also been except for a bfll giving county resi- dents more say in city annexations. That died hi a House committe. The full House was expected this morning to give final approval to legislation capping personal injury awards for non-economic loss- es the so-called suffer- awards individuals can recover. After breaking a three-hottr fiM- Witter at midnight tke Senate voted 96-9 to approve a 000 cap on liability awards. The cap does not include the amount an individual can recover for such economic losses as lost wages or medical expenses. The legislation had started out hi the Senate as a limit on only the awards from malpractice suits against physicians. The House of Delegates broadened the cap to cover everything from trips and falls at a neighbor's house to personal injury against racetracks and munichjaU- ttes. The House tired of waiting for the Senate to break the filibuster and recessed for the weekend before after giving tentative ap- proval to the The Capital the school construction loan and a pick- age of local bond bills. The Senate also approved the building projects before adjourning at a.m. yesterday. Other action the General Assem- twcT firefighters and a poflce officer to the hospital were deliberately fire Investigatori Say. Firefighters extinguished five sep- arate fires between a.m. yester- day and a.m. today on West Street between Brewer and Colonial avenues. A fire department spokesman said the fires were started on but declined to say whether they were the work of one person. saying it is and that's all we're saying right said Battalion Chief Ed Sherlock. The blues are under he said. The owner of a business whose building was damaged in one of the fires said he believes after talking with investigators that the biases were the work of an individual. thing it was not a said E. Fred president of Mid'Lantic Manufacturing Corp. at 175 West St. Two Robert Thomas and Ronald were treated bly wrapped up over the weekend iLfltHjARY DATE The Housf leadership failed to tegisUtion changing Maryland's presidential primary from May to March. The Bouse Friday voted 76-53 to approve the legislation 200 making Maryland one of Southern states to hold a presiden- tial primary the second Tuesday it March. Supporters defeated a move to have vote reconsidered day. the bin has already passed the CoL Related 4. Dial a 'deal' Police drug hotline today t FIREFIGHTERS yesterday host down burned out building it 817 Weit St. that housed hairdresser shop. for injuries suffered while fighting the fire at 817 West Sherlock said. Thomas suffered a minor knee injury and Beyerlein was treated for exhaustion. Both were taken to Anne Arundel General where they were treated and Sherlock said. Police Officer Mark Shiplett was also treated and released at the hospital for injuries he suffered at the scene of a fire at 844 West St. early this a hospital spokeswoman said. Firefighters offered no damage estimates on the but damage estimates from building owners and Bum btn lifted. 1S. Hay fever season opens today By SCOTT LAUTEN8CHLAGER Staff Writer Just as opening day at Memorial Stadium heralds the onset of Dr. Bruce Helmly's daily treks 4o the top of Anne Arundel General Hospital also signal the start of a season. It's hay fever time again. Dr. who specialises in treating goes to the roof of AAGH to obtain a sample of air- borne using a device called a Rotorod Sampler. Dr. Helmly then counts the num- ber of pollen and tries to identify the sources. The results of those routine checks begin appearing today in The Capi- tal on Page tt. The pollen counts will continue to run daily in the weather column. People who are allergic to tree pollen may already be showing but the height of the tree- related hay fever season will not be reached until late this month or early May when oaks are pollenat- ing. Oak trees are the primary culprits because they are heavy poUMUttors and the pollen is highly Dr. Helmly said. Lesser contributors to hay fever suffering are already active. the biggest pollenator is with maple and poplar Dr. Helmly said. Elms are just about finished. Because rain hinders the release and spread of the lack of precipitation in March helped the hay fever season get started in a big way. looking like a heavy early tree and continued dryness will mean more significant pollens- be said. But rain the last couple of days has kept the pollen count down. In the dryness in March could result in light poilenation by which were just forming M Page CoL patterned ifter i sue- eessful campaign in will operate 24 bouri per seven days I said Officer V. Richard county police spokesman. By calling residents can inform police of suspected Araf trafficking. Each tip win be investi- Molloy said. The program is part of the com- bined city and county police crack- down on drugs in the Annapolis area. Police hope the hotline will gener- ate new leads on drug-related activi- ty for the joint city and county Drug Task which was formed' in December by County Executive 0. James Ltghthizer and Mayor Dennis Callahan. Due to jurisdictional Annapolis in the past has been a somewhat of a for drug said county police Chief William 8. Undsey. The two departments hid been conducting independent drug investi- often without Informing each other. The purpose of the task force is to share information and coordinate probes. The hotline should aid in officials of both departments said. it does is provide a quick and simple communications link be- tween citizens and Undsey said. Annapolis drug investigators' pri- mary tool has been confidential in- With the enlisting the help of the said city police Chief John Schmitt Activities that should be reported A pattern of large numbers of M Page CoL RUNNING AT ROEDOWN Among the who turned out in yesterday's drizzly weather tor the 12th Annual Martborowoh Hunt Cup Races at Roedown tn from Kim and Amtee Brooke Of a 99 tVW OT MftfeA ftm ajhLA WIIlBJ Wfv lUffl Hi WW race hi the winner CHtty on   

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