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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1999, Annapolis, MarylandTeen arrested in school threat see nation a2 at Home now Christmas is a Complete family Endeavor do Boot Camp guard charged in assault Seu Region a4 preservation archives p 0 Box Laurel my 20725 saturday december 18, 1999, Annapolis my 35 cents Holiday lights contest shining spectacle the Watkins Home on the 3100 Block sort blew by Geotge n. The capital with Many beautifully decorated Homes it was Tough picking the Winner. One dazzled above All others. By . Furgurson i staff writer maybe the electric com Pany should kick in some prizes for the capital s Holiday lights contest because it is surely making a killing in kilo Watt consumption. Some of the 44 displays we scoped during this year s late night Yule stealth reconnaissance missions rival the Aurora boreal is. Some were straight from last year s dec. 26th Sale bin at Kmart. And others Well resembled Effort by the retiring Charlie Brown feeble yet All heart. But there were 10 that for various reasons stood out from the glowing pack of those nominated. We stress the term nominated for there were Many Homes of equal creativity difficulty design and voltage value that were not nominated maybe it is the impending new millennium making us yearn for simpler times but our Winner this year took an old fashioned tack. Home belongs to Judith and Bui Watkins who live on the 1100 Block of Southview drive in Cape St. Claire. They nabbed the top spot with their use of natural greens bows and lights. They will receive a gift certificate from contest co sponsors Homestead gardens of Davidsonville. I like that style because my Mother used to do mrs Watkins said. Second place and a gift certificate go to the Zabec fam ily of Crofton. The Hangsleben in Lothian took third and a Gilt certificate. Candlepower Whiz bang and whirligigs were the general tone of most nominated abodes All amply illuminated Christmas lighting has come a Long Way since a string of those really big Multi coloured bulbs were Hung Willy Nilly on the zinnias next to grandma s front porch in fact Tiol Day decorating has reached the pin Nacle of late 90s consumer Cul Ture Dot com. The walk lenses 1100 Block Southview or. Capital graphic see Page cd for the second and third place finishers As runners up. Here goes the winning see contest Page a12 explosives seized at us Border associated press Seattle a Man authorities said had bomb making materials in his car As lie crossed into the United states was charged yester Epy with bringing an explosive into the country. The Man identified in wort As Ahmed res Sam of Algeria was charged with bringing the Flam Mable explosive Oil nitroglycerine into the United states from Canada. He was also charged with jiving false identification and leaking false statements to us customs officials. Res Sam 32, was arrested tuesday at port Angeles on the olympic Peninsula about 60 Miles Northwest of Seattle when he fled customs agents who sought to question him on his arrival by ferry r from Victoria British Columbia. At a hearing yesterday Magis trate David a Wilson the Wieb Trutton of two 24-ounce jars of the highly volatile and dangerous lawyers wanted to test the material but the judge ordered its disposal citing safety concerns. Also found in or res Sam s rented vehicle were 10 plastic bags containing 110 pounds of a White powder identified As urea a Legal substance used to make explosives and fertilizers two plastic bags containing about 14 pounds of sulfite used As a Dess cant to a what Ahmed res Sam of Algeria tried to bring into the United from Canada according to authorities two 22 ounce jars of the flammable explosive Oil nitroglycerine 10 plastic bags totalling 118 Jap ids of the Fine White powder urea two plastic bags containing about 14 pounds of a crystalline powder. Four Small Black boxes containing circuit boards with Casio watches Amuline Volt batteries. Sorb water and keep things four Small Black boxes. Containing homemade a circuit Board with a Casio watch and a nine Volt Battery court papers said. Preliminary analysis disclosed that when these materials Are combined with a Detonator it would see seize Page al2 Eastport killer gets 50 years kids toys what s hot what s not by Noi Mahoney business writer Baldwin it tread bar Baldwin for pokemon in the Battle of Holiday toys Hasbro s pokemon is the undisputed can Somas shopping late she was at be beep a toy shop in Anna Polis on tuesday looking for toys for her two Chut getting such a late Start if doom the Davidsonville kids to a Christmas with the toy craze that from a Nintendo video ahead i coing to Norn All i for Champ finding pokemon items at local stores is a Challenge but it is not impossible finding exactly the ones kids want might Send some parents scurrying around town like an overcharged Pik Achu thais a pokemon for you neophytes computer software Board games trading cards action Fig ures toys a to in and a to is ii has options to mane the -5.ar.dfr t. Store by Karessa e. Weir staff writer a 21-year-old Eastport Man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing an acquaintance As the Man sat in a taxi cab. John Thomas Logan was found guilty last month of second degree murder ind handgun in the january Dealfi of a Addison 19. Me was sentenced yesterday by circuit court judge Eugene a Lerner to 30 years in prison for the murder charge and an additional 20 years for the handgun charge. He will not be eligible for parole for at least 15 years. This is very serious you should take this time to do something better with your life because you took away the life of someone who had a judge Lerner said. The sentence was exactly what assistant state s attorneys Pamela Koop and Frederick Paone had re Quested. He really deserved the Maxi mum in this Case and he is very Lucky he is not serving or Paone said according to court testimony or Addison of Eastport was Riding in the Back seat of an Annapolis cab John Thomas loan acquaintance in taxi cab. Co car with two friends when they passed Logan standing on Monroe Street or Addison yelled some thing Toi Logan with whom he had been having a dispute Over a car. After the Driver pulled into Sanky s grocery store. Logan approached the car pulled out a gun and shot or Addison several times As or Addison tried to climb into see Logan. A12 inside Aru de report. Cae-Nttr-., is e cores Clas. T c5 circulation 410 268-4800 All from Kent 327-1583 www.hometownanngdoii3.coni with Notov

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