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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Invisible' prints fuel debate A2 LA. officer drilled in Simpson case The necessary gear for cake decorators So CHIP'S CHOKI Bl Stadium zoning Dl Main St. work'to start soon OCTO ARi HIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL 2C7T WEDNESDAY Tighter control sought Academy urges more oversight A Naval Academy report being pre- pared suggests more oversight of the Naval Academy Athletic Association is but not an outright takeover by the Navy. The which is still being argues that taking over Navy- Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and the surrounding 59 acres would cost the government according to published reports The sports program also could no longer control money from the sale of television rights to Navy football games- and parking- reven-- ues from Maryland and the city of k Annapolis Before the recommendations become Adm Charles R acad- emy would have to approve them and send them to Navy Secretary John H. Dalton by March 15 The report follows a defense authori- zation bill that would require the government to take over Navy sports by 1996. Capt. Tom an academy said he couldn't comment on the report's contents because it's still being worked on staff here is preparing input to Adm Larson He'll take a look at it then in turn submit it to the secretary of the who will give it to the Capt Jurkowsky said He said either the superintendent or the secretary of the Navy could refuse to-accept the recommendations mandated by legislature introduced last year by Sen Robert D-W Va also calls for The creation of an athletic sub- committee of the academy's advisory Board of Visitors Greater military representation on the NAAA's Board of Control For one of the account ing firms to oversee NAAA spending Board of Visitors Chairman Chase Untermeyer said he has discussed a possible athletic subcommittee with Adm Larson helps to unsnarl the we'd be glad to he said Mr Untermeyer said the academy favors letting the NAAA control the sports program because the current system has worked well for 100 years The founded in is sepa rate from but closely linked to the Naval Academy It doesn't receive any government money The group's estimated million annual budget comes from TV rights for Navy ticket invest public assessments on midshipmen and dues from NAAA members About half of the money is spent on Page INSIDE Baseball's new United League will open for business in 1996 with teams in Los New Or New YorK San Puerto Rico Vancouver British Columbia and Wash- D C d 4i Arundel Repon Ask a Vet Calendar Capital Camera Chefs Choice Classified CS Comics Crossword Oofs World Dl Editorials A6 Kent Island A7 Lottery D7 n.-mM DI 823 Obituaries 02 Police Beat B8 Sports D7 Television A8 A14 A10 A4 B4 A15 11 A15 Cl-4 B5 West County .208-7000 CfrcoMkMi...........2684800 Pram MM 327-1583 AM othar dapartnwnta.. 2684000 II SHOWERS PAGE A1B FEBRUARY 15. MD HOME 25C 33C AAMC patients in no danger By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer A drug found in three babies two weeks ago at Anne Arundel Medical Center is not used in the critical care unit where the babies but is common in the investigators said this morning. The information came as inspectors from the state Office of Licensing and Certification Pro- grams were due to begin examining hospital policies and procedures. The lab test results have identified the opiate and the levels in the babies' urine said Kristin spokesman for State's Attorney Frank R. Weathersbee. She wouldn't release the but said they're specific and crucial to the final of a joint investigation being conducted Baby probe continues at hospital by the prosecutor's office and hospital and state officials. On Monday investigators sent materials from the unit to the county police laboratory to speed the investigation. They received those results last Ms. Riggin said. They've also received final results from Mary- land Medical which was performing tests on urine samples from the babies as well. The narcotic identified through tests is not a street drug such as Ms. Riggin said. don't believe there's some sort of a madman loose in Annapolis injecting infants with some kind of street she said. Mr Weathersbee emphasized yesterday that patients at the Annapolis hospital are not in danger. we need to have conclusive test results before any final determination is I am satisfied that whatever danger to patients existed on the day that these incidents occurred no longer he said. Mr. Weathersbee feels that... the the security the interviews they've done with have really led him to believe that there's no Ms Riggin said. Officials must evaluate final test results and conduct some closing interviews before releas- ing she said William a forensic chemist with county police crime said none of lab's tests for residue on materials ajad equipment 4n ihg unit detected --a common narcotic analgesic that hospital officials have said wai the only opiate-derivative drug used in the He would not elaborate further. Supplies of all drugs in the unit were aS- counted said Carolyn a spokesman for AAMC. On Jan. three Infants in the children's critical care unit at the medical center had problems breathing and were hooked up to ventilators. Urine tests later showed all three Page HEARTFELT SENTIMENTS By Mark M Ttw CapHtf by 86 doiMi Mare Oaorfa of AmupoNs and CandMa St Mm of Pasadana dma Be my Marry me By FRANCES JAQUlfi St. the patron saint of cast his romantic spell over Annapolis with 12 courthouse countless others held in area churches andeven one in a pub. Marmaduke's Restaurant in Eastport was the setting for a Valentine's Day ceremony uniting Candida Si John and Marc George In front ota warning fireplace banked with red ftiecoopteaaid their before a small group of friends The Rev. -italftoftyGirandotaofSevernflPHrk officiated. It was one of four ceremonies performed yesterday by the Rev GirandolaHe conducted three others in St. Paul's a picturesque Gothic-style church in Crownsville been doing Valentine's Day weddings for 40 he said courthouse Ls too so I find better He also has a Valentine's Day charging a fee of down from his usual Clerk of Court Robert P. Duckworth said yesterday's 12 weddings were high for an average day but not for Valentine's Day The top count was in 1963 when 54 couples tied the knot. Mr Duckworth had expected a 13th but the bnde-to be and expectant groom never got to the courthouse at the same time When they finally met at 5 30 p they decided to skip the ceieiuuny Page School plan cuts adds room Proposal for Broadneck being considered tonight By DENNIS SULLIVAN Staff Writer Broadneck High School students may not have to move during a multimillion-dollar renovation and expansion under a scaled-back plan the school board is expected to consider tonight The proposal was suggested informally by County Execu tive John G Gary Jr during a school board workshop Monday night and is based on doing said Ralph acting assistant school superintendent The project would allow ninth-graders from Severn River Junior High to move to Broadneck so it can be turned into a traditional high school with grades 9 to 12 To make Mr Gary suggested adding a wing as originally planned but limiting other school expansion or renovation to the administrative cafeteria and Mr Luther said The limited scope would allow renovations to be done mostly during the summer over the next three years so the students wouldn't have to move to another he said It could reduce the price of the project from 7 million to between 5 million and Mr Luther said Mr Gary also suggested making the school large enough to house students and allow room for Mr Luther said Originally the project would have expanded the school from seats to But the project was reduced by the school board to a capacity based on a reconunenda tion from a countywide redistncting committee that said schools could hold 20 percent more than capacity in a crunch The redistncting committee s recommendation was cnti cized by many parents because the newly renovated school would reopen with 53 students more than its capacity To justify a 2 400-seat high school the school board also may consider moving students from Manhattan Beach in Severna Park to Broadneck High School a move that many parents fiercely oppose Those students now attend elementary and middle school in the Broadneck system but are diverted to Sevema Park for high school Mr Gary's suggestions are nothing new to the school however The same proposals were rejected months ago because they would eliminate the grouping of classrooms by Page Morning snbwsto blankets the county By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer A snowstorm that slowed rush-hour traffic this morning was expected to bring a few inches to the Annapolis area before turning into sleet and freezing rain this afternoon A winter weather advisory was in effect Jor much jf the said Djck forecaster witlTthe National Weather Sendee at Baltimore- Washington International Airport. The advisory means the weather will make travel conditions will be worse The snow m the Annapolis-Area stopped around 11 a.m. The precipita- tion was expected to change to tteet and freezifg rain this and 50s by tuUMiuv not gjii tack down into the Mr Diener said The snow started around 7 45 a m at about four hours later than ex pected The late start reduced weather- related problems on area roads early this but visibility and condi- tions deteriorated as the morning con- tinued County police reported 1st skidded off Bnck Church Road in Edgewater at about 830 a m At least one motorist was injured and taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center Another accident was reported around a.m. on Muddy Creek Road in south county No further details about tike mishaps were available State police at the Annapolta barrack also reported a handful of minor snow rotated Traffic on Route SO ;