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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Mid convicted in sex assault Bl 'Black ice' has roads slick FIRST PITCH Replacement O's minors take the field Dl No pro. Chorale offers evening of pop Su ENTERTAINMENT TAB QCTO-ARCHIVES 312' LAUREL AVE- AURE. MD SUNNY PAGE FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17. MD HOME 25C 33C AAMC druggist charged being reckless in baby incident C7 C7 i. By George N. LundsKow The Capital Martln.L. Doordanbriefs yesterday on the accidental polaonhtg of three The Anne Aruhdel Health System president said Susan E. the pharmacist responsi- ble for the haa been flred. stajrwriter A pharmacist Who allegedly caused three babies at Anne Arundel Medical Center to receive morphine was charged yesterday yirith reckless endangerment and operating without a Susan 2116 Lang an employee at the AnnapoUs hospital for nine yearsVwas also Ms. said last night that she hadn't been notified of the charges by county State's Attorney Frank R declined com- ment.- In a news conference before media represen- .tatives from all acrbss the hospital officials yesterday also announced that Larry A. Bierley of the hospital's longtime pharmacy had resigned. In they said another medication error had occurred in the same critical care nursery oh Dec. 31. some systems problems with our and we are moving quickly Dr. Jack AAMC executive vice president. who has no prior criminal convic- could face five years in prison arid a fine if convicted of reckless endanger- which is a court officials said. Practicing without a a is punishable by up to a one-year jail sentence and a fine. Hospital officials said the apparent accident in the critical care nursery on Jan. 31 occurred when Ms. Kron mistakenly put morphine instead of a blood-thinner drug into .syringes being prepared to flush intravenous lines. Labeled bottles of bpth were kept side-by-side in a pharmacy refrigerator. Children under 2 years old are usually more sensitive than adults to the effects of a narcotic used for pain relief. Each of the three infants in the critical care unit experienced breathing problems and had to be hooked up to a ventilator temporarily. have shown signs of long-term complications from the Dr. Lord One baby has since been and others remain in the unit for unrekted condi- tions'. AAMC seeking to restore the com- munity's fqith and end what was called very trying said they've taken steps to make sure similar incidents don't occur. there .were they have been cor- but this is a safe said Martin L. president of AAMC parent Anne Arundel Health System. Page Tom Jessica win free trip hit sfibw StaffWrlter atch residents-Allison and Bill Jake and Kimberly and Michael Tom and Jessica of Annapolis are coming. Tom Voisinet and Jessica Sloan have won a free trip to Hollywood and walkon roles in the Fox network's trendy Mr. was one of millions of junkies who entered a telephone contest during Monday night's episode. co-stars Andrew Shue and Courtney Thome-Smith called Mr. Voisinet during a live broadcast to tell him that he won a small role on the Fox series.- They also said be could bring bis 17-year-old even though she wasn't old enough to enter the contest my I still can't believe said an overwhelmed of Bay Ridge. answered the and it was Andrew Shue... I was just jumping up and and I started crying. He was so A favorite show among teens and older the prime-time saga features a dozen or so young characters who work and socialize in the fast lane near Los Angeles' Melrose Place. On Monday almost 10 million people watched the according to a Fox spokesman. After five Mr. Voisinet got through to the contest line and left his name on a recorded message. Then his name was one of three chosen at random by computer from callers who got through during the on-air promotion sponsored by Diet of to to Hollywood to rwm over the coontiy of AM on the Fox network's wpoOs By David W..Trozzo Tht Capital Tom and Jessica Sloan. who this week won a trip Coke. Viewers made more than 11 million attempts to get through the contest Hyt POT gpohflpmyn gaid were three winners in all from across the country. Jessica takes off work on Monday nights so she doesn't miss but her boyfriend isn't as addicted. watch because my girlfriend said the Anne Arundel Community College student. not enough to takeoff work. I wouldn't have called if Jessica hadn't made The winners will film their nonspeafcing roles sometime in the next two months. But Mr. Voisinet said he has already felt the effects of fame. or two friends that I haven't heard from in a while are calling me and congratulating he said. very surprised I still can't believe an Annapolis High School said she's most excited about hanging out on the set with Thomas Calabro. He's the actor who plays Dr. Michael a conniving resident who has been known to alter his own blood alcohol level on a hospital chart and tried to murder one of two sisters he has married on Emissions Some lawmakers call for repeal By TODD SPANGLER... Staff Writer Legislative leaders have agreed to delay an expanded vehicle emissions inspection but for some Anne Arundel County lawmakers the pro- posal doesn't go far enough. Dels. Michael W. R-Glen Bur- and Victoria L. threw their support yes terday behind a call to repeal the expanded program altogether. They said the controversial new tests can't be stopped from going into effect in 1996 if the compromise to delay it is enacted. we're saying think about this Mr. Burns said. He and Mrs. Schade are joining Del. Martha Klima. R-Baltimore in her fight to repeal the expanded pro- which was authorized in a 1991 law approved by the General Assembly and which Mrs. Klima voted for four years ago. she argues that the Motor Vehicle Administration held back the details of the new program. The state spent million to build 19 new testing including facilities in Annapolis and Glen Burnie. but halted the new inspections before they began on Jan. 3. Public outcry over a system that would have station employees revving up vehicles to 55 mph on two stationary metal rollers called a and disconnecting hoses to check emis sions forced lawmakers and Gov. Par- ris N. Glendening to forge a deal delaying the test's implementation. Under the the full tesr would not be administered until June 1996 Until emissions tests required throughout central Maryland by the federal Environmental Protec- tion Agency would remain similar to the tailpipe inspections done until last Dfrernbei-----------------------'-------------- EMISSIONS. Page INSIDE Governor promises riverboat gambling veto Annapolis Efts Lodge 622 win vacate its longtime home in the shadow of Navy-Manoe Corps Memorial Stadium by March moving temporarily to Parole Plaza. Cl As a computational physi- Tsutomu Shimomura is accus- taiinHui Ml.HmnpUM umi his skitts as a cyber-sieuth helped track down the FBI's most-wanted hacker. A3 Led by Minority Leader John A. the Senate's 15 Republicans yesterday outlined a plan to out state income taxes by 6 percent next year by increasing the personal exemption and eliminating the lowest tax bracket. 19 Portions or The CtpM are prMtd ettfi day Amapofe Calendar Classified CMS Notes Death Notices.. ci A4 C4 A6-7 06 C9 CIO AS CtattHUd Clrcutatlon. Al By TODD SPANGLER w Staff Writer B2 Parris N. Glendening yesterday Obrtuanes.......... AS promised to veto any riverboat or Police Beat AS. B5 casino gambling legislation that reaches his desk this saying he and lawmakers joeed to study .the jssue 327-1BB3 He said he won't consider signing any law that expands legalized gam- bling in Maryland until 1996 at the earliest and has doubts about the proposal even then. not at all convinced that casino gambling is Mr. Gtendening said. The announcement after Sen- ate President Thomas V. Miller P-PrtBQB tpomentmn towd QK MQMUMlud dfil and casinos should be slowed so myriad gambling bills can be sorted out and studied. The governor also said yesterday ttUl 1lB llBS support of House Speaker Casper R in his decision to study the issue before approving any gambling bills. Mr. Taylor said the Home will go ahead with a previously scheduled hearing on gambling bills. Bat he agreed that the gambling issue needs months of preferably by a group including gocer- nor's office reffesentetlves and good cross-section of thj Mr Glendening said hearings on measures in the house could have but he's sure the proposals will go no further than that And if they do. his veto pen will be ready. CaHTR sTampetferTJusf 'because there is a tight the governor said For months it has been apparent that legislation authorizing riverboats and casinos would be proposed this and many of Annapolis' top lobbyists signed on with out-of-state gambling houses like Harvey's and Harrah's to push for passage. Annapolis lobbyist George Manis responded to the gover- nor's saying heU proceed to present his client's case to the legislature 'We were not intending to run roughshod over said Mr Manis. who s representing the Promns Companies Inc.. which owns Harrah's guess I don't see anything wrong with proceeding with the JoTiri wTfeTs Harvey's in Lake Tahoe. said he sees the governor's proposal as a posi- tive step toward eventual passage of the legislation. 'The whole idea was to get some discussion he said. Mr Glendening's proposal is for the two houses of the legislature to study the issue for the rest of the and then to conduct his own review of expanded gambling. Those studies would need to address ;