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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Inside Broncos pose tough test. DWELL JS ed tion om 288-5000 268-7000 208-4800 268-50OO he Tomorrow's Warmer For sss A13. DECEMBER 13. 1986 25 OOD IAS I open houses are weekend activities i. For see ageAS. AINMENT JAPOLIS Fine Arts Inc. is entering its with high expecta- B10. IITY OF Maryland formally recom- model drug abuse saturing stiff drug drug testing and PageA4. oAND man who has d of involvement in of a suburban la infant said he by the woman ac- stealing the child other's arms. Page I WOULD SURVIVORS were m the wreckage let jetliner carrying crashed while ap- Last Berlin yester- UL UL COMMISSION next week deral in- nbers of icers and Supreme receive pay ip to 25 percent. IN'S girls basket- continued to show ry in the sport last ig over 62- A who Cosby's wife on has given 12-ounce announced yester- who plays ible on the hit NBC is married jrtscaster Ahmad and daughter are said an NBC hylea Rashad was ay about p.m. sntified New York ie who was is the Ras- Jay Sandnch an- ie birth over a during taping of segment to ap- i the studio audi- warning the at other people in t ptge A3. yesterday t ii imiu 4 Oil en mo A12 n Bl All All A7 Bl-7 C2 HOLIDAY CHEER Vanesss second from snd both Joto with Annapolis Chorals members Joyce and Chuck Thontann hi singing Christmas carols last night in the downtown area. The girts wvrs with thalr mothsrs on a shopping trip from their homes In Upper Marlboro when they saw the carolers end Joined In. Photo by Qvor0f N. No vote may kill Rouse center By TOM KRISHER Staff Writer Rouse Associates may drop plans to build a controversial executive conference center in Davidsonvflle if a bin allowing the center is not approved by the County Council on a company official said yester- day. The council is scheduled to hold a legisla- tive meeting at 2 p.m. and officials say the bill will be discussed and possibly amended. Also on the meeting's agenda is a public hearing on an emergency bifl setting develop- ment restrictions on shoreline property. Officials say the bill must take effect before when a morato- rium on waterfront building expires. The council may also act on bills to develop physical fitness requirements for county pub- lic safety workers and regulate building of mini-warehouses. Mike Rouse's project manager in the said Rouse officials in Philadel- phia have recommended that the company drop the conference center and proceed with plans to build 167 houses on the land if the bill is not approved Monday. The bill would allow conference centers to be built in three predominantly residential zoning classifications. The decision on whether to drop the project will be made by company President Willard Power said. has received a recommendation from higher levels in the company that this is it. We've done enough. We've gone as far as we can Power said. Rouse could not be reached Friday and Power said he did not know if Rouse had on Page CoL See editorial. Page A12. Poor may get tax aid Schaefer weighs windfall refund By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gov.-elect William Donald Schaefer said yes- terday he may support returning to a portion of the million windfall the state will collect next year because of reform of federal tax laws. who had previously taken the posi- tion that the state needed all the said he believes any tax relief that is given should go to low and middle in- come taxpayers. Because of changes in the federal tax Maryland win collect an estimated million more in income taxes during' the 12-month pe- riod beginning July unless the tax law is also revised. In income _ ____ taxes paid to local gov. MAYOR SCHAEFER ernments wffl increase Ux rttttt about million for the fiscal year that begins next July 1. Asked what had caused the change in his way of Schaefer about the The governor elect's comments came after a meeting of the state Board of Revenue At that the board increased its estimate of bow much money the state will collect during the current year by million. That will provide a surplus in the state budget of about million when the fiscal year ends June Despite the increase in revenue outgoing Gov. Harry Hughes said the overall tenor of the board's report was '88 isn't as great as '87 turned out to Schaefer said the good thing about the report was that is in good fiscal State Comptroller Louis L. chair- man of the Board of Revenue recom- mended Wednesday that most of the tax windfall be returned to taxpayers. He recommended a 5 percent credit on tax bills that would affect all taxpayers but would return the most money to those with the highest tax bills. think the comptroller came in with a good suggestion. I think it should be OB Page CoL Police boost drunk-drive crackdown Breath tester added to arsenal By DAN CASEY Stiff Writer Hobday-season imbibers county police have weapons in the war on drunken dm ing Alcosenwrs prelimi- nary breath fnr alcohoi issued to 14 rwiim officers on Oft 1 The I4M devicei manufactured by Intoximeteri Iw police to mmure ulcohol level of sutpwled drunken saW ufficer R Paul a county traffic A few after a driver blows through a straw into the his blood alcohol level is displayed on a small electronic panel Drivers a level of 08 or above are presumed to be under the influ- ence of alcohol At 13 or they are according to state law The testers are as accurate as traditional breathalyzers But by law. police cannot use PBT results In court or even mention that a PBT test was administered. Whitten- berger said the results of an Alco- sensor test may only be used as evidence by a he said. it's a another tool for identifying the drunk driv- he said. Experienced drinkers can mask the effects of Whittenberger said. drunkards practice field sobriety such as counting backwards or walking a straight he said The PBTs can help officers detect those drivers and get them off the road The desices were bought with a grant from the National Highway OB Page Col. Records show DW1 arrests dip By DAN CASEY and PAUL GIRSDANSKY Staff Writers Although drunken-driving arrests dropped dramatically this and county police are deploy- ing extra officers to get drunks off the road dunng the holidays. Drunken-driving arrests in Anne Arundel county dipped about 14 per- cent in the first 10 months of this year compared to the same period in police said Despite the decline police empha- that drunken driving prob- lem is still too serious for them to relax enforcement. Drunken drivers are involved m half of all fatal accidents and are the leading cause of death for people between 16 and officials said Beginning rounty offi- cers. for their ragle to Spotting in to xi cited dm wiU pa. trol from the early rveoinf houn until 3am said Officer V Richard MoUoy. county police spoketmia The patrols will continue through Jan 1. IfoUoy said M Page C4. Police chief feels crime's sting AHFARS ftair not it ttena no from burflan IP AnoapoiU the rhwrf of police A of the AoBApoiii oln CkM Joha Schmitt thif wtaa tat eUeTi wttt rturaetf eeaw Weaaesaay alfBt to find their Aaariral Annap a 1 kww bow n w Mid Whrr Afler fmger prltWing the Ilf rcodenrr had between 4 36 p m aad p -a dn police quickly a the M theft afternoon a An napolli yrwth who pntkt tutpwi M a recent burglary on Gtvodriet Aoad turned tn Mayor Oeonit Ctttokan satd rt the but 1 timdt thr broker intr righi w here In an arrtrt it had acrowplirei ir tKe hreak IB from vd'amf fttnt Uket I Uimk tKert mort than he hi veti't evoArwtMl a It M AH. ff- I'm going to start doing some talks to neighborhood groups.. I can relate to the people Chief John Schmilt I
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