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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Study finds few child-care centers of top ttHOUELL MICROFILMS BOX 1S5S MD 20707 MONDAY 3 IN A Sevema Park captures county swim title B2 Glen Bumie's Brock McFemm swims In Open 200IM Opiates given to infants at SEE ARUNDEL REPORT TOMORROW. WARMER PAGE A9 FEBRUARY 6. ANNAPOLIS. MD HOME 25C NEWSSTAND 3Jc Arctic chill puts county in deep freeze I tha Icy Spa Cfswk Bridge yesterday afteni By Capital frigid conditional with By LESLIE GROSS and JEFF NELSON Staff Writers If you're waddling around in your heaviest clothing get used to it. The big chill is here to visit for a few days. Thermometers in Annapolis regis- tered as low as 8 degrees last but high winds added a wind-chill factor that made it feel like 20 below zero. Temperatures will remain the win- ter's coldest in the first part of the with the possibility of more snow by Friday. There will be a slight reprieve tomor- when the inercury will hit a welcome 30 according to National Weather Service forecasters at Baltimore-Washington Airport. A wind-chill advisory is in effect this but will slowly diminish by forecaster Amet Figueroa said. Today will be mostly sunny with highs in the but the wind-chill will it feel like 20 below zero. Winds from the west are between 15 and 20 mph. Tonight will be clear and with winds from the west dropping to 10 mph. Temperatures will drop to a frigid 10 degrees. it won't be as Mr. Figueroa said. will be a big The high will reach 30 degrees tomor- with winds between 10 and 15 mph. The morning will be with increasing clouds by afternoon. A high of 30 is expected Wednesday and with a chance of snow on Friday. There were no hypothermia cases reported this morning at Anne Arundel Page COLD-WEATHER TIPS Wear warm of but don't which can overheat your body. Wear a hat that covers the can twenty percent of the body's heat low Is from the head. Children can lose even since their heads are proportionally larger than adults'. Mittens provide more Insulation than Don't drink alcohol and go outside. Alcohol lowers your body temperature. Hypothermia occurs when the body's temperature drops below 95 degrees. Symptoms Include numbness and pain In the extremities and a change In color of exposed skin. The color may go pale and then become reddish because of restricted blood to those areas. If these symptoms get out of the cold and gradually warm up using lukewarm never to warm the extremities. Exposure to or Inhalation of cold air may cause bronchial or constriction of the coronary which Increases the work your heart must do. Wear a mask or scarf over your mouth to warm the air before It enters your When shoveling use a lightweight shovel and steadily shovel smaU amounts. Always Htt with your knees rather than your back. I Motorists should cany blankets and salt or cat tttterln their cars fri case they get stranded. toy W keep a harWuflorfuHtmkof gasoHne in the car at times. Cooke seeks site in P.G. Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent frustrated by delays in building a stadium in Anne Arundel is now negotiating to buy 200 acres in northern Prince George's County for the project Mr. Cooke is talking with Kingdom Gould Jr. about buy- ing a tract between Laurel and Beltsvflle for the ac- cording to published reports. The undeveloped site is about four miles south of Laurel Race Course between Interstate 95 and Route t. Mr. Cooke had pledged to bufld the stadium next to race course Anne Arundel botl run into opposition front dents and a lengthy review peri- od. The Redskins' owner could not be reached for comment over the and stadium project manager Walter Lynch declined comment Mr. Gould met Friday with Gov. Parris N. Glendening to ask whether the state would finance infrastructure improve- ments should Mr. Cooke decide to build at the site. Neither Mr. Cooke nor any of his representatives had any part in the a team spokes- man said this morning. was not a Redskins meet- said attorney Gerard E. Evans who lobbies for the team. The meeting was not at the team's nor was it called spectffcally to discuss a he said. number of different eco- nomic development projects in which were diacussed during the 30 years ousted mid tries to clear his name By DAVID PEDREIRA StaffWrlter Kenneth LeBrun was expelled from the Naval Academy 30 years ago for an honors violation he swears he didn't commit Now he wants to clear his name and receive a diploma from the academy. He's embarking on a campaign to set the record and charging that the Navy is conspiring to cover up a case that occurred when Lyndon John- son was president I want to do is clear my academy said the 51-year-old attorney from N.Y. More than 20 of his including honor committee members and company have Tiled affidavits with the Navy supporting Mr. LeBrun's claim. H. Ross the Texas billionaire and academy grad in the has also asked for new hearings on the But finding the appropriate records and conducting an investigation on an went that occurred before Woodstock is giving the Navy fits. incident happened so long ago it's pretty hard to get the said Capt Bill spokesman for Navy Secretary John Dalton. The case is being by Mr. Dalton's office and the Bureau for Correction of Navy a statutory board in Washington. Mr. LeBrun is asking that his acad- emy record be reversed and that he be granted a diploma. He has enough academic credits to merit graduation. Officials said the case will be decided before the spring. would think in the next couple of months there wfll be a said W. Dean director of the bureau. Mr. LeBrun wasn't a likely candidate for expulsion in 1966. The senior mid- shipman had distinguished himself in the classroom and in the brigade. He was class president and chairman of the honor committee the semester be- fore he ran into trouble. But things unraveled on Dec. the night before Christmas leave. Mid- shipman LeBrun had the task of mark- ing other mids present or absent during evening muster. His roommate failed to show up for the head but another midship- man told Midshipman LeBrun that he was in his room. Under the school's honor Midshipman LeBrun was supposed to take the other mid's word as fact. But his roommate wasn't on campus. He was out drinking in Washington with a woman When the mid failed to show up for the late-night roll he was pronounced absent without official leave. The now a Navy cap- was punished with demerits for going AWOL. After a rapid Mr. LeBrun was kicked out of the academy for falsifying the brigade's log book. came close to destroying me at the Mr. LeBrun said. hoflor system was something I believed What happened in those days prior to the expulsion has become murky over the years. Mr. LeBrun believes he was expelled to cover for his roommate and a few other mids who tried to cover for Page Time is enemy of public housing applicants By JEFF NELSON StaffWrlter Tansey Belt of Annapolis is wait- Just as she has for more than eight for help to find a affordable place to live. Nervously rubbing painfully thin hands together and scrunching into a couch she got free from the Helping the 36-year-old mother of four she's learned an important les- ion. know now you got to pay to and Fin ready to do she said. Working at a six-day-a-veek cash- ier's pulling to a month in welfare and a month ta disability payments for her she can't make the rent on a small house on Jackson Street One son's illness and another's troubles with the law have caused die single motHer to lose one Job after another. Now she's nearly ftOOO be- hind' in rent to the farm of pubUc is out there as long as she can keep waiting. She's not fW f There are families like Ms. stuck on the waiting lists for publicly owned or subsidized housing in Annapolis. If everyone in subst- dfaed housing moved oat the- city could refill each of their apart- ments and stiQ have families on to witting tilt By Ojorit M. Capftal anoagn to heap tnfe email hojiea ana nwite on Jackeoa Streetf DWI nar raal liapaa aa BttVt hontot mtttf in tha etty and hi the A family looking for housing assis- tance must wait to five yean before one becomes available. Things aren't much better in the The- waiting Itet in Anne Arundel County is families and aii application today wfll get you an apartment anywhere from six months to two yean from now. 'The problem b that there are a lot of poor people and housing in Anna- polis is very said Roger the last Annapolis may- or to bufld public hooting and now Page INSIDE ARUNDEL Despite linger- Ing county and city govern- ments have removed most obstacles to opening buildings and services to the according to handicapped- rights officials. U. Balancing the federal budget and protecting puppies and kids will dominate the General Assembly's agenda this week. The state legislature could find Itself In a national spotlight If the balanced- budget amendment M. Ordered back to the gaining table by President Clinton for one more try at settling their hostile baseball players and owners spent yesterday doing more than bickering. B2. 2 22 Arundel Report..... Bl Editorials............... AS Broadneck.. Calendar......... Classified Crossword....... Death Notices. AS Lottery............... A6 Movtos.............. B7 ObKuartei......... B6 Police Beat...... 812 Sports.......------- B12 M A7 A9 A9 .826 A7 Portions of The CapHtlm printed each day on recycled paper. The newspaper MM to recyclable Classified.......................268-7000 Circulation.....................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departmanta..268-5000 ;