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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               Babies cost big SEATTLE'S Indians go for clincher vs. Johnson D1 TV AL playoff 8 p.m. on channels Mariners need big win from Big Council tackles pension reform SEE AMUNDEL Cl TUESDAY OCTOBER MD 350 Nationwide to slash 227 jobs By BRIAN STEINBERG and DAYS GULLIVER BusineM Writers Delivering another blow to the county Nationwide Insurance an- nouhced yesterday that it will transfer up to 227 jobs from its Annapolis area office to Fla. The move eliminates most data proc- essing jobs at the Riva Road facility. jobajn Annapolis wnl be wiped said Lou a spokesman for the Ohio-based company. Nationwide also plans to move its remaining 165 jobs out of the landmark building and sell but has neither a buyer nor a new site a company source said Some employees at the Annapolis area office may be given the option to trans- but Mr Fabro said he was not certain who would be able to do so. will have an opportunity to transfer he said. have no .idea jJjHfcany employees .are ac- Both and county offi- cials expected the but not this quickly In January the company announced will have an opportunity to transfer if they wish. We have no idea how many employees are actually doing Lou Nationwide spokesman plans to consolidate several in- cluding its Annapolis-area but said the process would take two to three years. comes much sooner than we or than they said Michael S. chief executive officer of the Anne Arundel Economic Develop- ment Corp. The privatized county agency tries to attract companies to the area. The consolidation will begin gradually in November and should be completed by a company statement said. A alty will be offered to eligible employees who remain until their jobs are transferred. Nationwide executives in Columbus notified a handful of Annapolis man- agers late last week to prepare for the announcement. Employees were summoned to the company cafeteria at about p.m. another source said. At 2 Vice President Chuck who heads the company's Maryland state delivered the news. The company was up front about the source and the mood at the company yesterday afternoon was Another employee said workers felt Page Casinos attract crime ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE The odds against casino gambling in Mary- land got a little longer last night with reports from two state agen- I cies one saying casinos mean more the other claiming they will result in fewer Jobs Attorney General J Joseph Curran presented a task force studying the issue with his saying practically every commun- ity in the nation with casinos experiences an increase in including rapes and lar- cenies. Mr. Curran said his look at casino towns as different as Bi- and Atlantic leads him to believe Mary- land would face a substantial increase in crime if casinos are authorized here. we let casinos there is no going he said. we ever allow ourselves to become dependent on the relatively small percentage of casino profits we would be we would never be able to give it Mr. Curran told the joint gubernatorial-legislative task holding its final public his data not debat- The task force must issue a recommendation on casinos by year's end. Following Mr. Curran's report to the economists from the State Department of Business and Economic Development told the task force that while casinos could be positive economically in areas such as Cumberland and Prince George's overall they would be detrimental to the state Page HOT-DOGGING 1 By Jeffrey Hotland For The Capital AucttonMr Robert Campbell before retiring owner of the Harbear HOUM Restaurant hi downtown oigantod early was a boat show tent Jjarteened with not docs and BOM wiows tot ABMteW MHI MMC VBVW M WMDOi State trooper shot dead after traffic stop ASSOCIATED PRESS PRINCESS ANNE A state trooper was fatally shot this morning during a routine traffic stop in Somerset County on the Eastern Shore. Police had one suspect in cus- tody and were looking for an- other. Trooper Edward A. was shot after stopping a car with North Carolina plates for speed- ing on Route 13 near Princess Anne about said Lt. Greg a state police Trooper Plank was shot from inside the car after approaching it for a second Lt. Shipley said. He was declared dead at Peninsu- la Regional Medical Center in Salisbury at a.m. Another trooper involved in the Dennis was treated for minor injuries and released. Trooper Lord assisted in the traf- fic stop and returned fire as the suspects Lt. Shipley said. The car was later found sub- merged in a pond and one suspect was arrested nearby. The unidentified suspect was being treated for a gunshot wound to the head at Peninsula said Col. David state police superintendent. He said the injury was not believed to be life- threatening. State police set up roadblocks on the Eastern Shore and con- tacted police in neighboring Col. Mitchell said. Many off-duty troopers returned to work to aid in the he said. Col. Mitchell met with Trooper Plank's family early this morning Page Mikiilski hurt outside home ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE U.S. Sen. Bar- bara Mikulski was mugged out- side her home and dislocated her hand when she pushed the purse- snatcher and fell to the ground. The Maryland Democrat had parked her car about 11.45 p.m. Sunday and was heading to her house when she was approached by a man in a blue sweatsuit. He knocked her stole her purse and Baltimore police Officer Robert Weinhold said. pushed her to take the purse. She pushed him said Rachel the senator's spokesman. Ms. was treated for a dislocated hand at Mercy Medical Center and her office said. Ms. Mikulski canceled one of her three appointments yesterday to get additional treat- ment at Union Memorial Hand Clinic feeling much Ms. Kunzler said. The senator has lived all her life in the Fells Point a well- known tourist destination along Baltimore's waterfront. A state- ment released by her office said she the pain and anger that other victims of this type of crime March was a day of brotherhood for local men By JOHN KEILMAN Staff Writer WASHINGTON As thousands of black men poured out of Metro the roar hit them The noise sounded like an old newsreel soundtrack playing on an ill-tuned AM station But to some Annapolis-area the sound of the Million Man March was the joyous hum of brotherhood Lewis Bracy led a trio of buses from Annapolis to the daylong event on the Washington Mall. Kindness and civility greeted him he said. Remembering one such Mr. Bracy said that liar wanunfhis band of about 100 not to forget their he found he had left his own bottle on the bus a man from New Jersey and another from Chicago stepped from the crowd to offer him Evian 'Here we're all here to help each other he said. Alderman Carl D-Ward 5. was also in the middle of the roiling human ocean He had gone but at day's end he said it was well worth it. MARCH. Pate tak home to INSIDE Domestic abuae cases drawing more attention. Cl Redskins Westbrook out four to six weeks. U 4l Business Bl-2 Lottery Calendar............. 63 Mmtos.......... Classified............C2-8 OMtuarws. Chib Nttes.-.. BO Mice Beat..... Cantos................ -06 Seveme Psrt.. Crofton................ AS Sports.......... Crossword.......... C7 Television. A6 Tides. A4 69 A7 04 M K A7 Portions of The Capftaf are printed each day on recycled paper The newspapei else to .268-7000 CtMaMed... Circulation. I   

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