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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 2005, Syracuse, New York THE NEW ORANGE The helmets are retro, the jerseys have stripes and the shoes are black. Sports, Page D-1 The Daily Dose Detox yourself with a natural diet, make your own deodorant and train your brain TASTY WEEKEND With the Taste of Syracuse, Sammys, the Bacon Brothers and Ozfest. Inside HE NUKES A DIFFERENCE Dan Young puts young adults on local volunteer boards. Page B-3 Hie Post-Standard Affiliated with THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2005 FINA1 EDITION O 2005 The Post-Standard SYRACUSE. N.Y. 50 CENTS GOOD MORNING MORE SUN Some fog may linger in parts of Central New York early today, but the sun will burn it away, and temperatures will be higher than normal for this time of year. Rain should steer clear of the area for the next few (lays. Complete forecast D-12 HIGH: 79 LOW: 54 California landslide causes damage to houses, street A landslide sent 17 multimil- lion-dollar houses crashing down a hill in Southern California Wednesday as homeowners alarmed by the sound of walls and pipes coming apart ran for their lives in their pajamas. STORY, PAGE A-3 Dutch voters second to reject constitution at polls Dutch voters soundly defeat- ed the proposed European Con- stitution on Wednesday, possibly killing the document after a sim- ilar vole Sunday in France. STORY, PAGE A-4 Mortar fire in Baghdad kills three playing children A mortar barrage killed three Iraqi children and their uncle as they played together outside their Baghdad home, the latest deaths in an insurgency that claimed six lives Wednesday. STORY, PAGE A-5 Swiss study shows trust to be a chemical matter Trust in a bottle? That's what Swiss and American scientists demonstrate in new experiments with a nasal spray containing the hormone oxylocin. After a few squirts, human subjects were sig- nificantly more trusting. STORY, PAGE A-3 Question: How far did spelling bee entrants fly? Michael Christie, a seventh- grader at Bishop Grimes Junior- Senior High School, made it to the third round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee after cor- rectly spelling pinion, but couldn't master rogatory. Eliza- beth Scullin, 14, an eighth-grad- er at Oswego Middle School, reached the second round. STORY, PAGE B-l Dan Spillett, lacrosse legend, dies from cancer Dan Spillett, 48, the Section 3 Lacrosse Man of the Year in 1997 and again this year, died Tuesday night in his Liverpool home. SPORTS, PAGE D-I OBITUARY, PAGE B-4 Corrections Call Deputy Executive Editor Tun Bunn at 470-2240 to dis- cuss a correction on a news story. Subscription questions? Call 470-NEWS Index -C-l F-i hi Business _ Classified- OiY_____ Comic______E-6 Editorials __.A-12 fiifertoinmenl. local new___B-l Utlery______A-2 Maries. Weekend New York _A-10 Obituaries___B-4 Spori5______P-1 Stocks______C-3 Television____E-5 THE POST-STANDARD Police: Teacher Made Bomb Threats Local music teacher didn't want to work on those days, sheriff says By Jerry Rosen Staff writer in lieu of bail. She faces four counts of first-degree falsely reporting an A North Syracuse elementary school incident, a class D felony.: 4 is facing four jelony ..This is a very unusuaj said Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh. "I can't think of any other (bomb threat) case where a teacher was involv- ed." music feacher is facing four charges in connection with a series of false bomb threats in 2003. Anna C. Markle, 27, of 227 Erickson St., Syracuse, is in the Justice Center Jail who teaches singing in her classes, was assigned to Bear Road Ele- mentary School in 2000. Walsh said Markle told investigators she was having second thoughts about being a teacher at the time. "She just didn't want to work those Walsh said. "I hope the state li- censing people take a good look at her credentials. If she's convicted of a felony, I'm sure they will." North Syracuse schools Superintendent Kathleen Gramet said Markle has been suspended, with pay, pending an internal investigation. SCHOOL PAGE A-7 LOCAL SCIENTISTS HOME FROM A MISSION THAT COULD QUALIFY FOR 'SURVIVOR' Gjbei Stiff photographer CHRISTOPHER SCHOLZ, Syracuse University associate profes- to drill for mud deep beneath the water which holds clues sor in the Department of Earth Sciences, has just returned to 2 million years of climate change. Their research in a with his team from Lake Malawi in east Africa, one of the place where early humans once walked the earth will add to oldest and deepest lakes in the world. Their mission was the lexicon of global warming research. They swelter in insect swarms in the name of climate research By Mark Weiner Staff By day, they worked 12-hour shifts Sound appealing? For five weeks, this was the real-life "Survivor" test for an international team under the tropical African sun. The highs of 26 scientists and crew led by a Syra- were in the mid-90s, the humidity op- pressive. The night shift dealt with monsoon rains. Swarms of flies formed ominous clouds over their boats. The real clouds offered something worse: electrical storms and tornadoes that tore the lake into giant water spouts. Sometimes, the cuse University professor to one of the most exotic places on Earth. The team lived on a drilling rig from Feb. 23 to March 27, exploring one of the largest, deepest and oldest lakes on the planet Lake Malawi in east Africa. Their mission? They came searching for ancient mud KHU JLJUkllo. UH- r o wind and waves rivaled those on the open "jfneah the 8-rmlhon-year-old lake, ocean. Mud that may hold the world's most sig- Tbey slept inside 20-foot metal ship- nificant and detailed evidence of climare ping containers converted into bunk vans, chanSe m me continental tropics, each packed with eight people. Without Under severe conditions and challeng- ing logistics, SU earth scientist Christo- pher Schoiz and his team used a drilling their small air conditioners, the con- tainers would have become outdoor ovens. What was life like on the lake? SU GRADUATE student Bob Lyons a Camillus native, and professor Christopher Schoiz, partly hidden, inspect a newly drilled core sample aboard a boat on Lake Malawi. CNY man tries to cash in poker Web site, TV show 96404" i Fife photo John Beny. 2004 I AL KRUX, of Fayetteville, will play in the World Series of Poker, i which starts today. One of his winning hands last year started with two 10s. He placed sixth last year, winning By Mike Fish Staff writer Al Krux, a world-class poker player from Fayetteville, may be holding some preuy good cards. Krux, a veteran professional crying to take advantage of the tremendous surge of interest in the sport, is working on a poker trifecta of sorts. Krux. who is flying to Las Vegas today, is playing in the sport's version of the Super Bowl, the World Series of Poker, which starts today. How chance brought reporter to Deep Throat By Bob Woodwiird The Washington Post Washington In 1970, when I was serving as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and assigned to Adtn. Thomas II. Moorer, the chief of naval 1 sometimes acted as a courier, taking docu- ments to the White House. One evening 1 was dispatched with a package to the lower level of the West Wing of the While 1 louse, where there was a little waiting area near the Situation Room, li could be a long wait for the right person to come out and sign for the material, some- times an hour or more, and after 1 had been waiting for a while a tall man with perfectly combed gray hair came in and sat down near me. His suit was dark, his j shirt white, and his necktie -sub- dued. He was probably 25 to 30 I years older and was carrying I what looked like a file case or i THE SIGHM, PAGE A-8 How Vanity Fair got the Revealing the mystery of who Deep Throat is leaves a YOUNG CNY ARTISTS SHOWCASE THEIR WORK The 33rd annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition opens Saturday at the Community Folk Art Center in Syracuse- the 128-piece exhibit includes "My Rib" byTameka Johnson, a senior at Jamesville- DeWitt High School- tt took her about two weeks to complete the portrait which is of her friend Sean Young. "I found rt easy Tameka Johnson to do. f was so into she says. She calls it "My which is "an expression for someone who means a lot to you." At the same time, he is work- ing with family members and in- vestors in pitching a new poker- related TV show and in develop- ing a new Internet poker site Native Poker that could pay off handsomely down the road. I Krux, who is 62 years old and figures he has at least eight more years of good poker playing in him. says he would be crazy not to play all these hands while the sport's booming. "It's going to be rough on me but I figure fve got j TV SHOW, PAGE M "My colored penal Other young artists talk about their pieces in the exhibit'CNY, PageE-1 ;