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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               Gary to match mansion Bl Funds to help fix London Town BALL HAWK Finnelle a natural stopper for South River High Dl Saw It a tOjHWtCh goeNe on a roll. Bridging the city gap Cl Footbridges join residents GCTO ARCHIVES L-UREL AVE LAUREL MD 2CT07 Olamtal SOME SUN PAGE All FRIDAY APRIL MD 35C Death toll on the rise had to crawl to a small hole just to touch Grief hope surface ASSOCIATED PRESS OKLAHOMA CITY From the sobs of a bereaved relative to the strains of the Barney song a teacher sang to her injured there were scenes of despair and hope in the aftermath of the federal building With little Dana Bradley writhed in pain as surgeons did the only thing they could to save her saw through her right leg pinned beneath a wall of concrete. That ordeal did not end the agony for the 20-year-old woman. Her two chil- dren and mother were still missing two days after the explosion that destroyed Alfred Murrah Federal Building. Her sister was in intensive care with part of the right side of her including her ripped off. They had all been together as Ms. Bradley registered her 4-month-old son for a Social Security card. One mo- the building exploded. The she was buried in rubble. had to crawl to a small hole just to touch said Dr. Roger a dentist who assisted in the rescue. grasped my hand and said it and she wanted to know about her mother. I told her to relax and save your energy and pretend you're Blood dripped from the rubble where a body was found. Twisted reinforcement bars poked Drs. GRIEF. Page The Oklahoma City bombing Jolted Americans Into new and tougher stands on domestic se- curity. A2 57 crews continue search AP photo Thto picture of an Injured chM brought home the horror of the Oklahoma bombing. For see Page A2. Rescue crews In Oklahoma City work together as they climb over areas of debris searching for victims. After fear runs rampant locally .'.P ASSOCIATED PRESS OKLAHOMA CITY The death toll rose to 57 today in the deadliest terror- ist bombing in U.S. history. Investiga- scouring the heartland and far issued warrants for two John Doe suspects. As the death toll Assistant Kire Chief Jon Hansen raised the possibility of more Chief Hansen said firefighters have searched through about three quarters of the but that the remaining one- quarter included the area of a day-care center. So far. authorities have identified 12 children among the dead. It is not clear how many children were in the day- rare or whether the dozen found so far were among them or were elsewhere in the building. President declaring a na- tional day of mourning on Sunday for the bombing addressed him- self to the nation's saying he hoped they wouldn't something terrible about adults and the He said he and First Lady Hillary Clinton would go to Oklahoma City on Sunday for a memorial service. my message to the children is that this was an evil thing. And the people who did it were horri- bly wrong. We will catch them and we will punish the president said. Mr. Clinton urged Americans not to to unwarranted about the perpetrators of the bombing. The investigation has been surrounded by a whirlwind of speculation and unconfirmed some of them laying blame on Middle Eastern terror- ists or American A Palestinian-American who was detained in London and sent back to the United States yesterday was re- leased today. The man had left Oklaho- ma City shortly after the and flew from Chicago to London. let him Justice Department spokesman John Russell said. free ID po wherever he wants and I Page Bombing suspects The FBI has issued warrants for two men suspected in the bombing ol the downtown federal budding that killed at Most 57 people. A S2 million reward offered for Information leading to the suspects. il Medium build 5-foot-10to5-fooM1 About 180 pounds Light brown crewcut Medium build 5-foot-9to5-foot-10. About 175 pounds Brown hair A tattoo on his left arm. AP By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer A building in Oklahoma wasn't the only thing shattered by a terrorist bomb Wednesday morning. From Annapolis to people are looking for ways to cope with their own groping for reasons why such a disaster won't happen to them or even joking about their own vulnerability. aspect of this staggering vio- lence .is its impersonal said Russell a clinical psychologist at the Care Center in Annapolis. wants to think that so much of life is luck. not only it's cos- mically disappointing. The illusion of control and security is an important and when it is people do all sorts of Morbid jokes or nervous smiles are among the many coping mechanisms people use to deal with a tragedy like the bombing. A four-hour drive away from Okla- homa a worker at the A. Maceo Smith Federal Building in Dallas joked yesterday at the light security meas- ures around the which was closed Wednesday at noon after a.bomb threat. Page Wilderness extraction specialist Stove Qullett collects himself as he tafces a break In downtown Oklahoma City yesterday. AP photo INSIDE 4 M Annapolis............ Cl Engagements...... C2 Arundel Report..... Bl C12 Calendar............. B3 A4 Capital Camera.... Military News....... A6 Jlassified............ C4 Obituaries........... All Club Notes.......... B2 Police Beat......... All Comics................ D5 Sports................Dl-6 r-ossword........... Cll Television........... C3 Notices......C12 Tides............. All tditonals............. A10 Weddings.......... C2 Race will ckx anes The Annapolis Gatew race will close the outbound lanes we Boulevard toward Route 50 a little more than an hour tomorrow. The Janes will be r1 sod ti to about a.m. fru n Avenue to the Weems Creek city police said. Between traffic will be allowed to cross Rowe Boulevard from side streets. Classified....................268-7000 Circulation..................268-4800 From Kent 327-1683 All other departments..268-5000 kind of good to have a day but not under these Bomb threats plague school closed By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY and THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writers A spate of bomb directed at city and county buildings is plaguing area police and disrupting residents in the wake of this week's Oklahoma City tragedy. A threatening call this morning closed the entire Old Mill school com- plex in which serves students. County police were using bomb- sniffing dogs to clear the buildings. Last night the Lighthouse Shelter in Annapolis was evacuated by city police at p.m. after a telephone bomb threat was received. Nothing was found. And yesterday afternoon five bomb- sniffing dogs combed the city's public buildings after a note was found near the county courthouse with a drawing of a bomb and a map marking six state and city buildings. Nothing was but combined with a report of a gas leak at one of the the search caused traffic backups and disruption of businesses in the first few blocks of West Street near Church Circle. In this morning's incident at Old county police said school officials received the threat at about a.m. A caller said there was a bomb near the flag pole in front of the high school. As with all government the flag is flying at half-staff in remem- brance of the Oklahoma City bombing victims. an adult associate The caller sounded like said Ken school superintendent The complex was closed after police informed officials that a detailed search by dogs could take up to a half- Mr. Lawson said. The complex consists of Old Mill Old Mill Middle 'School North and Old Mill Middle School South. Page   

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