Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland
New look for House dome Dl Indians top Bed Sox in TONIGHT Red Sox at 8 channels Non-tetovtecd Reds at 8pm Braves at 8pm Mariners at 8pm Try the many varieties of apples Bl DCTO ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 20707 BREEZY PAGE A1B WEDNESDAY OCTOBER MD 35C Questions may haunt O.J. forever AP photo O.J. surrounded by his clenches his fists In victory yesterday after the Jury said he was not guilty In the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. At Troy SeHman and Orlando both of Join the throng of cheering students at Anne ArumM Community College as the verdicts In the douMe-monter case are revealed. About 260 people gathered at the Pascal Center for the BsMOWf QM VKufltS m uM CMMQffltta CAM. OOLDMAN would could not and did not kill Simpson goes home free man ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES Was O.J. Simpson wrongfully accused or did he get away with In spite of a jury's acquittal yester- day the question is likely to haunt him for the rest of his and he knows it. Some may hail him as a victim of the system who overcame ra- cism and police conspiracies to achieve justice. But many will see hirn as a rich man who bought his way out of a heinous crime. can only hope that despite every prejudicial thing that has been said about me both in and out of the people will come to understand and believe that I would could not and did not kill Mr. Simpson said in a statement read by his son Jason. But the question will if Mr. Simpson was not the who took a knife to the throats of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ro- nald Goldman and for what rea- Mr. Simpson said he would dedicate his life to finding the real culprits. But the chances of suc- cess seem slim. don't think a not-guilty ver- Slmpson coverage Poker-faced jurors still quiet about verdict. A2 Our Simpson case reveals troubling national split. Legal circles also divided on O.J. diet here says that O.J. was not the said Loyola University law professor Laurie Levenson. just says you did not prove it beyond a reasonable doubt. The reasonable doubt standard is the basis of our and it leaves a lot of gray area The mystery still is not Police Chief Willie Willjams said he had no plans to reopen the investigation. doesn't mean there's an- other Chief Williams said. By refusing to discuss their jurors left open the crucial question of whether they used the verdicts to send a Page jumped up and cheered... fell to their Reaction to verdict split along race lines Of Mark M. Odoll The Capital By THERESA W1NSLOW Staff Writer With those two a sedate group of students at Anne Arun- del Community College yesterday turned into the kind of fist-waving crowd more commonly found at a football game. Others sat silently stunned. It was fourth down and goal with a second to and O.J. Simpson scored the winning touchdown in a Los Angeles courtroom. He was a free man. was a very just said a smiling Eric of Annapolis. more or less wanted to find a not who did After the din died out at the Pascal students' opinions on the case fell along racial lines. The majority also believed race played a factor in the outcome. same time we jumped up and some people fell to their knees and said Ray a black Glen Bur- nie resident. Reactions were similar .else- where in the county the Naval Annapolis county police headquarters in Millers- ville and downtown Annapolis. No matter where people were in malls or their cars business as usual came to a halt as crowds gathered around every accessible television and radio. At Riordan's Saloon on Market Space in a hush fell Page County hospitals study ways to consolidate ideas INSIDE Alota. d By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer The parent companies of Anne Arundel Medical Center and North Arundel Hospi- tal Announced yesterday that they will study ways to consolidate avoid duplication and Improve efficiency. Top hospital officials said the outcome of the expected to be completed in about four could range from a full merger of the county's two community hospitals to agreements that consolidate specific services. The hospitals can no longer afford to duplicate expensive personnel and services in the name of officials said. they must collaborate to avoid as they did in 1993 when AAMC closed its psychiatric unit and North expanded its psychiatric services. think hospitals are waking up and realizing that spending money for duplica- tion of services if there's not going to be full utilization of what you're doing is not going to make a lot of said Martin L. president and chief executive officer of Anne Arundel Health System AAMC's parent corporation. He and his counterpart at North Arun- James R. have met monthly for the last year to discuss strategies for collaboration. Managing boards at each hospital have agreed to hire a consultant to analyze service utilization and market areas and to identify areas for consolidation. 'jit's really a wonderful opportunity for us to see if we could nuke something Arundel Report..... Dl Ask a Vet............. B5 Births.................A15 Calendar............. 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The newspaper also is recyclable ................268-7000 ................2684800 Frwn Mot 327-1663 Opal sure to bring rain By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer Area weather forecasters play- ing a waiting game this morning as Hurricane Opal moved closer to the Gulf Coast Predictions currently indicate that Opal now a Category 4 storm packing deadly winds of 150 mph will break up as it heads and its remnants will reach Maryland sometime Friday. going to get wet no matter said Amet a forecaster with the National Weather Service at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The storm is moving at 20 which is rapid for a hurricane. Mr. Figueroa said it should reach Florida by about 2 am tomorrow and then bead far Geor- gia and the a frontal system is al- ready over this and should bring steady rain today and occasional show- ers tomorrow. Remnants of in the form of a large air will attach to the front sometime Friday and bring even more rain into Saturday morning. There's also a chance of thunderstorms Friday night. Mr. Figueroa said the hilly areas in the Western Maryland and Virginia will get the most but Anne Arundel County will get its share. He stressed that it was difficult to foretell the path of which dissipate quickly over land. talking about hurricanes and they have a mind of their he Mid.