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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Holiday gift guide inside today UCLA freshman too much for Navy loses Cl Lights Parade warms up night Sn ARUNML Ripoirr Dl HOWELL MICROFILMS PO BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 ArooW resident Cheryl Richardson has spent the past two weeks In an refusing to answer questions from a federal grand Jury Investigating afcortton cHnIc violence. Refusing to speak Silence keeps Arnold anti-abortion Activist behind bars By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer Cheryl Richardson walked into a Glen Burnie abortion clinic 15 years a confused who wishes nowadays that someone had stopped her. Now the Arnold resident has spent the put four years trying to keep other from doing the same. Around the she has picketed and protested at clinics to fight what she calls a modern-day Holocaust. began to move in she said of her conversion to the anti-abortion movement. If she didn't feel so strongly against she wouldn't be in jail today. Ms. Richardson has been held in an jail since Nov. she refused to answer questions from a federal grand jury investigating a possible conspiracy behind violence at abortion clinics. Called to speak because of her former engagement to a prominent abortion she has said little to the grand jury not because she is hiding she but because she believes the investigation is immoral. The only abortion activist to be jailed for refusing to she could stay behind bars until as late as March. really fcel that it's an unjust Ms. Richardson said in an interview Inside her jail Friday. Page THIN ON SNOW Garry gives friend Scott a much- needed push to their makeshift sled down a hill behind Edgewater Elementary near their hornet. A winter storm dropped 1 to 3 inches of snow across the county betwaaa 3 and 7 but then sleet and rain washed a way much of the snow by a.m. National Weather Service forecaster Jose Marrero said the storm fizzled when a low pressure system materialized late and farther south than predicted. Today's Wfh temperature la expected to be only In the mW- 20s. By Mark M. Odcll The Capital State weapons raffle includes prizes By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer While Gov. Parris N. Glendening has campaigned for handgun- control members of a state law enforcement agency this month were raffling off handguns. To raise members of the state Natural Resources Police de- partment's Fraternal Order of Po- lice raffled off 31 includ- ing several pistols. The weapons were sold through Wolfe Enterprises Gun Shop in Waldorf. Carlos an owner of the the raffle prizes included several upscale such as .357- and Ruger revolvers. The raffled weapons also included a Chinese-made SKS semi- automatic rifle. Members of the a police sold chances at winning the weapons for each. Officers who organized in the raffle could not be reached for comment. Although the raffle was open to the the majority of partici- pants were law enforcement offi- cers. Most of the weapons raffled off were shotguns and hunting Mr. Garcia said. a totally inappropriate thing to do.... We're standing here watching people die and get wounded by gun Dick gun-control advocate Dick a gun-control advo- cate from Severna Park whose son was shot to death two years ago in a Dunkin' Donuts criti- cized the raffling of handguns. a totally Inappropriate thing to said Mr. a member of Marylanders Against Handgun Abuse. standing here watch- ing people die and get wounded by gun He said neither he nor the group objected to the raffle of rifles or long-barreled weapons. Mr. Glendening has campaigned for gun-control and last year helped secure a law banning the sale of assault pistols. Page High school football game costs By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer With all the talk about charging high school athletes to play it's no surprise that sporting events are an expensive proposition. Of the 16 different sports the costliest is football. A typical game oosts just more than to put according-to Board of Educa- tion figures. Included In the .cost is everything from uniforms for two teams to mouth guards to a football cata- strophic insurance package that costs annually.' Much of the bill which includes cheerleadlng and band costs is picked up through booster fund- raisers that bring in tens of thou- sands of dollars each year. But taxpayers contribute approxi- mately to each of 10 games every team Each football team receives about each year from the board for referees and transportation. The replaced every three to five makes the foot- ball bill hefty. more expensive than any saicfRick coordinator of physical education and athletics. Shoulder pads for a varsity team of 50 players costs about and helmets replaced at the most every 10 yean cost HO each. Every they must meet nation- al safety for 12 Page per musician per athlete Charles Frederick MM Wlcomlco per athlete football for all other athletes per high school per middle school musician Students may pay to play in future Captui graphic By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer If your son wants to play football in high you could get sacked with a bill for from the county school board. Does your daughter want to play trumpet hi the school Please write a check to the tune of Five counties in Maryland charge for extracurricular .par- ticularly sports. Pay-for-play could be in the future for Anne Arundel County as more parents buy into the idea as a way to make up for budget cuts. school board has to decide what their priorities said Don' Patterson of a Central Mid- dle School teacher and parent. sic and sports are not necessarily the main reason we have One school board member sup- ports seriously studying the idea and using the program in Charles County where students are charged 'for every sport they play as a model. is a great time to float a. board member Thomas Twombly said. trying to look afr other areas besides layoffs. was visionary and ahead their But others oppose the cottC cerned that fees would exclude i Page 2610 LOW Sunny today. Paitjy tunny tomorrow. 02 Heisman Eddie who led the nation with 24 touchdowns and rushed for an Ohio State-record won the Heisman Trophy last night. The senior tailback won by a wide margin. Cl UNDER THE Workers who cope with threat of il TRAM Two area eateries on the block. 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