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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               Getting the lead out is costly Bl ON TV Georgetown ve. Weber State channels Syracuse va. Arkansas 5 channels TERPS BOOGIE Smith scores 31 in win over UConn is Schools find extra room Dl MARCH SPRING JUST AROUND THE CORNER By David W Trouo The Capital With temperatures In the high yesterday felt like spring even K the official change of seasons Isn't untH tomorrow. From Anthony K.C. Kyle and Nick Ouarino took advantage of this week's warmertnaiHMNMl weather to roHcrMade In Cape St. Claire. Winter '95 was kind to area By MARK DAVENPORT Staff Writer ons Kirkner took her first breath of spring weather last week and it made her The Cape St Clair woman said she doesn't need a pollen specialist to tell her it's going to be a long season for alkrgy sufferers. The change in seasons doesn't become official until tomorrow at but a warm winter already has set the area on course for a green spring. noticed it a lot earlier this Mrs. Kirkland said Mild winter temperatures left most foliage ready to explode with said Dr. Robert whose Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center pollen-counting station serves the entire state. looks like it will be a banner year for allergy he Although pollination is dependent on the length of days rather than A milder winter than predicted This winter was warmer and drier than most especially tatf year February was the onlyjnonth to resemble an average winter. Average lempefalure Total ralnfarl DM. 11 Jan.1995 42.6 39 degrees 1.98 Inches 2.87 inches abovtmmtl 33.2 degrees below nomtl 1.86 inches 134 Total snowfall nd accumulation Utoctm 0.3 inches seinchtt bflownomul 7.5 Incnev llnoh warm weather with moist soil is leading to a more robust pollination than said Annapolis allergist Richard C. Lavy. i Low amounts of tree pollen start appearing in he said. the recent warm weather has brought people outside where the pollen can get to making the symptoms appear earlier than usual. are getting problems he said. pollens are here and people are Forecasters call for temperatures to drop to typical March levels for a few days beginning the first full day of spring. But temperatures for the next three months will be slightly higher than said Jim head of the long-range forecasting unit of the National Weather Service. The warm spring and summer prediction follows a winter that rarely tested the area's grit with cold or snow The first two months of winter featured temperatures more than 5 degrees above normal and snow several inches less than normal. on the other was 1.6 degrees colder than average and gave the area its only major snow of 7.2 inches on Feb. 4. Page H WIUi WMrthw domett annual gypcy moth Governor baffling delegates Local lawmakers give him bad grade for first session By TODDSP ANGLER Staff Writer Gov Parris N Glendemng lost two key issues last prompting county delegates to say the state's new chief executive is squandering what little mandate he had when his term began two months ago After being rocked by a pension Mr Glendening took on a battle he appears sure to lose with the General Assembly over a statewide smoking ban. In veto-proof the House and Senate passed sweeping exemptions to that ban last week And delegates rejected his move to lift restrictions on tax-funded abortions for Medicaid despite the fact that Mr Glendenmg made that a key part of his first legislative package. The governor continues to put up a brave saying he has had a wildly successful first session. But while he is sure to win some legislative he has worn out his welcome with House and Senate as well as county representatives think he trips over his own said Del. Phillip D the Mayo Republican who chairs the county's delegation in the House has been one situation after Mr. Bissett is one of several county delegates who believe that Mr Glend- ening is poised to win no significant battles during the 90-day legislative which ends in three weeks on April 10 And with each say it becomes easier lawmakers in- 00V. PARRIS N. OLENDCNINO to put up brave front. eluding those who run the House and Senate and are members of the Demo- cratic Party with the governor to vote against Mr. Glendenmg. momentum is with said Mr Bissett keeps taking on these issues he shouldn't be wasting his time on. He's operating at a deficit with us right to the he got off to a late said Del. Michael E. who chairs the House Economic Matters Committee. Mr like many in the House says the governor has been hurt in his first session by the constitu- tional provision which begins his term on the third Wednesday of a Page Tastes like no bones about it Locals dig archaeology workshop By BRADLEY PEN1STON Staff Writer Scrabbling through a gray-tan heap of bone fragments and Jan Brown picked up a small touched it to her and dropped it Into a pile of rock chips. you know the way to tell stone from the amateur archaeologist asked. it. If it sticks to your it's Mrs. Brown and her daughter Court- ney had traveled from Cumberland to join about 150 other amateur and professional archaeologists at the fourth annual Workshop In Archaeol- held yesterday at the People's Resource Center in Crownsvllle. The workshop was organized by the Maryland Historical Trust and the Archaeological Society of a group composed mostly of amateurs. One of the day's most popular events was a workshop entitled tion of Animal Bone from Archaeologi- cal Working with .bags of centuries-old bone chips from an excavation near Mrs. Brown and dozens' of other participants learned to identify bone types and the animals to which they belonged. Long which include legs and went in one pile. Ster- nums and- scapulas and other flat bones went in another. everybody comfortable with what a bird bone looks asked archaeol- ogist Ed who was running the bone instruction. I'm about to pass out is so said Marge a attended the we husband and I Ibr tight or nine days on one digBdartht everybody comfortable with what a bird bone looks Because I'm about to pass out Ed archaeologist we didn't want to go. You know you just missed the definitive she said. keep got to be just one more Her companion and fellow member of the Anne Arundel chapter of the archaeology Betty agreed. One of the volunteer archaeologists who helped dig up the workshop bones in the Annapolis resident said that a square meter of earth at the site yielded two to three bags of bone and pottery chips. there's endless hours after the dig getting the. stiff to a state where you can identify she said. Volunteers use toothbrushes and lots of water to clean the she said Page 200 new workers sought to track deadbeat parents ASSOCIATED PRESS With more state workers tracking down parents who don't pay child there might be fewer cases like Lance William McCloud. The 27-year-old Prince George's County man was ordered in August 1993 to pay 173 a week to help support his two children in Washing- ton County. He has never made a payment. He is not alone. A total of million in child support went uncol- lected in Maryland in fiscal 1994. In Anne Arundel County million went uncoUected in fiscal according to state figures. almost million was owed in the state's fifth-largest juris- and 139.96 million was col- lected. responsibility is on everyone's agenda right now. The family's role and responsibilities are getting national and child support is a chronic Brian D. child support official Anne Arundel County had a total of making it the fourth- most-active jurisdiction. With about more cases than Montgomery County and about fewer than Baltimore County Department of Human Resources officials have asked state lawmakers for million to put 200 new child support enforcement agents to work. They say their salaries would be more than offset by increased collec- tions. responsibility is on- everyone's agenda right now. The family's role and responsibilities ere getting national and child support is a said Brian D acting deputy direc- tor of the department's Child Sup- port Enforcement Administration. DEADBEAT8. Page A Mel of the active hi LOW Sunny cloudy tomorrow. D2 Tm back' With those two simple words. Michael Jordan ended his 17-month hiatus from the sport he once ruled. He k returning to his former Chicago Bulls. Cl Budget cuts in public housing being considered in Congress could postpone important renovation projects and possibly force layoffs in city and county housing officials said this week. Dl OP MIND AND No matter who came the or view of health and fitness has gaining acceptance through such nontraditional disciplines in the at least as t'ai chi and meditation. II Arundel Report Dl Editorials A10-11 Business Bl Lottery A4 Cap Camera Fl5 Movies Classified Fl 16 A3 3 Comics Gl Obftuanes 02 CtaeeMed...................278-7000 ClrcelatkM.................26S-4M6   

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