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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland v- MORE NATIONAL COUPONS INSIDE TODAY AND EVERY SUNDAY Braves Indians win Cl HDWL-L MI MJ i5fjS MD NAVY SINKS Air Force flies over Navy 30-20 at the stadium Cl 100 kUt still notd OCTOBER Storm wreaks havoc 60-niph winds down traffic a big mess By JOHN KEILMAN Staff Writer Savage weather and heavy traffic gave the Annapolis area a one-two punch with several multi-car accidents and a possible tornado reported. Between p.m. and police and emergency crews responded to numerous calls of downed power lines and trees. Baltimore Gas and Elec- tric Co. said Including in were without power at p.m. 1030 power was still out to customers. And the National Weather Ser- although it couldn't con- firm whether a tornado had touched reported that wind gusts in Anne Arundel County reached 60 mph in the evening Two swept Maryland fram expected the potential for .tornados from p.m. up till 6 said meteorologist Jose Marrero. would be right In The county Fire Department I reported increased but nothing said spokesman Lt Robert Kornman. were on standby for a but to our knowledge there was he said. Earlier in the police re- sponded to three multi-car acci- dents within two hours on one eastbound stretch of Route 50. In all three occupants .were taken to the hospital By John Olllli TIM Capital Firefighter Robert of bkjlm 40 to WMt ArtnapoUs waNtt tfttwigfl ttorm damage on ftavena Head Road hi Shorwood Forert laat fright. The with wind guete of tip to 60 knocked down power Hnos and trees ht the At a accktent on Route 80 at p.m. jwterday eant atvwalpMpto to KM hospital. State poNoa tad tow OtaMs on the accldmt reported threa mum vahloli acciMaaU on Route 80 a MILLION MAN MARCH Emotions mixed for D.C. rally By JOHN KEILMAN Staff Writer Alderman Carl Snowden says tomorrow's Million Man March will be a defining moment in American civil rights. He just doesn't know if it will be for good or bad. it lives up to its it will be a good said Mr. Snow- who plans that doesn't If it polarizes the if it polarizes the ft Many local black men plan to wake early to board buses and trains and head to what could be one of the biggest rallies Washing- has witnessed. The Mil- lion Man March is billed as a show of atonement for past of strength for a better future. But in as in the rest of the the event orga- nized by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan hasn't been met solely with enthusiasm. It has also spawned anger and nervous ambivalence. You could find 'much of the emotional range yesterday at Chambers Family Barber Shop on West Street. basic point of view has is not unity for all said a barber who was not going. not the dream that Martin Luther King One said the it lives up to its it will be a good thing. If that doesn't if it polarizes the if it polarizes the it Carl Snowder Annapolis alderma event had become bigger than II creator. He said the action solidarity will speak far than any objectionable words. has an op and whatever he says is ju an said the wl wouldn't identify himself. But those opinions are wl many are so edgy. Much of what Mr. Farraklu advocates sounds out of the Co tract with America. Self-hel Self-discipline. Take responsibi ity for your actions. Throw tt drug dealers out. Then there's the other side. Mr. Farrakhan has called ft black alienating son civil rights leaders. He has di Page America already facto tramm from march. AS Who wHI bo 1 million drug partnership has little to show By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer After million in federal anti- Kug grants and five years of planning and the Anna- mils Community Partnership has little to show for its efforts. I The a nonprofit Organization that serves as an bmbrella for other anti-drug was charged in 1990 with 4X seemingly impossible De- velop a strategy to reduce sub- itance and alcohol abuse by the year 2000. To accomplish the group Uraa promised more than per year for five years. The result is largely a dwin- dling bank account and a 86-page package of grandiose plans for tnore meetings and plans. r To the partnership ha4 produced one teen smoking sum- mit and four workshops aimed at helping businesses develop drug- free workplace said Exec- utive Director G. O'neal Hickson. were supposed to go be- yond being just a resource to and be a re- source to the community at said partnership member Emily Green. didn't hap- and it's raised the What the hell have they been Everybody's asking Despite the Ms. Green remains an ardent booster of the organization. Annapolis Community Partner- ship's the federal Department of Health and Human .Services was to run out this Pmte Russian adoption's added A twin By MARK DAVENPORT -Serena Park Staff Writer Barbara Floyd and her had just finished signing the papers to take 7-year-old Ser- gei to America when the orpha- nage director had an unexpected announcement. someone who wants to say good-bye to the Russian woman told the family as she brought little Katya in from another room. Ms. Floyd instantly saw a fam- ily resemblance and felt be- trayed. She specifically had asked for an only child so she wouldn't split up a family. Now she had to either adopt an extra child or bear the burden of dividing the fraternal twins. I was in the exact situa- tion I wanted to the Severna Park resident said. took about a minute to get over the and I decided to take Ms. Floyd returned home im- mediately with Sergei. After flve By Mark Capital to eonool wttfi ajnaj PMBJIQ vwi tm BflA vo natya BBJP. noyaj months of bureaucratic she stepped off a plane last Satur- day with Katya and reunited the. twins. got my little and that's all that she said. Ms. Floyd said the Russians she dealt with placed far less emphasis on keeping siblings to- gether than do most Americans. When she saw that the children would be split Ms. Floyd launched a phone and lette writing campaign to get around Russian moratorium on foreig adoptions that began in tt spring. The moratorium wi called so a centralized data bai could be set up to better adoptions and encourage Russia citizens to adopt Russian chl dren. No other countries ban ado but like d not have the legal system intai to make adoptions possible said Vivian spokesman for the Datz Found an international adoptk agency. been a lot of phone lot of letter a lot i she said. Ms. an accountant an had planned to adopt single boy as a companion for 8-year-old Buddy. She d vorced his father when the be was 1 year old. M. Floyd had mulled the 14 Pate Bud Man Dave Krfag has a theory about working out of a slump. Just have to keep rowing the the Arizona QB said. The Skins nope to rock that boat today. Cl TV TMAtt at 4 p.m. on FOR channaia UDUNQ A High- tech firms spur competition. I i Merger mania ti MTCO TO Protect from cyber smut. M eOHPWMIKi Packard Ml flfttt back lawsuit. M Am trapped in tt HUMOfc Oddtttes abound In the heartland. II Assisted living facilities offer more ehotoot. 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