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Annapolis Capital Newspaper Archive: December 3, 1986 - Page 1

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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Kent Builder unveil Queen's Pride Retail Ads 268-5000 HOWri_t. M- rVQFILMS P D 518 M lie Captt Tomorrow's Fair 55 For see page A13. VOL Cl NO. 285 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD FORGET t RICHARD STACK Of the Capital Area Food Bank will discuss Polities of at 8 tonight hi the King William Room at the St. John's College Library. OF six in the gates represent Anne County. Page Dl. CITYSCAPE NEARLY everybody in An- napolis has bright ideas about the parking mess. Page DL DR.GOTT DONT worry about graying IN WASHINGTON THE HISTORY of American ingeiiaity can be seen at the Ktiional Museum of American History. Page C7. of methadoae to ation of AIDS is one tA4. jjjjiQH WORLD REAGAN asks for Independent probe of tfie Iran arms PageA2. SPORTS MARY'S coach Jim Sfaealian was smiling after bis season-opener. Page Cl. PEOPLE Best the Cuban-born singer-bandleader beloved by generations of TV viewers as Laeffle Ball's harassed bus band. Kicky on the Love of tang I cancer yes- ttntay He wat to 'Ball for 20 before Bivorce in 1MO and be- one of television's moct -IBettMful died -WM home Charles Ar said his pa- fefti had been IB about yifi wfih lung cancer was smoking tbosc Cuban ci the troth Cuban accent tod con Stall swrces of Uofbttr on born Destaerio Al y it Ul IB at the of His Storm floods dock Sandbags halt major damage By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Yesterday was a great day for the ducks in Spa Creek. But it didn't do much for city slickers without webbed feet. Fierce winds and an unusual tide combined to flood City snarl traffic and close several businesses last night The heavy coupled with a also led to high tides in Ocean flood warnings in Western possible crop damage on Eastern Shore and gale warnings oh part of the Chesapeake Bay. The National Service lifted the flood warning at 8 a.m. this morning. Weather service forecaster Ken Shaver said the moon's gavitational pull tides more during parts of each When strong easterly winds occur daring water is. pushed CfTY PUBLIC WORKS Ray and Leslie Hooding at the City Dock last night. Bright spots are raindrops hit Johnson use sandbags to try to stein the flow of water the photographer's flash. Shuttle gains in popularity Study addresses future of city's transportation system By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer Jennifer Angelinas work day typically starts and ends the same way. A Stevensville resident employed by the Mrs. Angelini pulls into Annapolis around parks her car at Navy-Marine Carps Memorial Stadium and waits for the shuttle bus to take her to work. When she is ready to go she waits for the shuttle to pick her up downtown and take her back to the stadium parking lot Although it 4sBVtbe quickest to -get Mrs. Angelini said riding the shuttle is more convenient than looking for a parking space downtown. is easier in the long run to take the she said. A new city study shows many agree with her. Ridership on the city shuttle has increased 360 percent since bus service linking the stadi- um parking lot and downtown was started in according to a recent report prepared by the Department of Transportation. In its first year of the shuttle carried the report states. Last people rode the shuttle a slight drop from when an all-time high of rode the bus. The decline may be due to cancellation this year of the Spring which attracted large numbers of visitors the report suggests. the ridership figures are good news for city officials and merchants who see the shuttle as a key element in efforts to resolve parking and traffic congestion woes. measured by the number of patrons parking at the stadium and riding the it has been the report states. on Page Col. Students get an T' for writing Western Shore. Considering the position Ike moon' and the IS to 25 mph high were likely even without the 1.5 inches of rain that fell in said. Localized did not cause any serious accidents or police said. At City city workers sandbags to stores and restaurants to- keep water at said Keith supervisor of the city Department of Public Works. He said water rose 2 feet in the streets at high but receded quickly. He noticed water just inside a few but knew of no major damage. McPhaH and local who re- member far worse floods in recent said the water never rose high enough to cause serious damage. Mark owner of Stevens Hard- said the flooding was nothing com- pared to when Tropical Storm Agnes' raised water hip high at City Dock. Lee whose wife owns the Irish also reported few problems as he swept the sidewalk in front of the town store He said sandbags kept the water out OB Page Col. Floods elsewhere. Mi Wet winter PtgtDK By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS students in grades 8 and 11. The written WASHINGTON Writing skills among responses to 15 tasks were categorized as American students are demonstrating an adequate or elaborat- inabflity to think critically or communicate according to a re- mainly and minority leased today. are unable to write adequately except in in writing in our schools response to the simplest of the survey quite said Archie exec- found utive director of the National Assessment of in an introduction to The Writing Report Card The national survey was based on writing from public and private school 'American students can write at a minimal all graoT levels are deficient in higher-order thinking sjtid the report written by the review group's Associate Director Ina Mullis and Stanford University thur Apptebee and Judith Langer. Among their Fewer than one-fourth of the 1 lib-graders performed adequately on writing tasks involv- ing skills required for success in academic level but cannot express themselves well business or the professions enough to ensure that their writing will accom- Analytic writing was most difficult for pUshthe Intended purpose students across the board. The easiest Usk The malts farther indicate that at oa Page A B C O Begtaudag today each Mcttaa ef He Ctptttl wffl ke a letter and a namber. Eaek wffl be Buabcred separately rather tlua eoaseetftiveiy. 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