Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

September 27, 2005

NATIONAL

England guilty on 6 of 7 counts

Pfc. Lynndie R. England, a 22-year-old Army file clerk whose smirking photographs came to personify the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, was convicted yesterday of joining in the abuse when she posed next to detainees who had been stripped and put into humiliating poses. pg 1a

WORLD

5 in uniform execute teachers

Armed men wearing Iraqi police uniforms pulled five male teachers from a van outside an elementary school in a town south of Baghdad yesterday, dragged them into an empty classroom and executed them, an Iraqi official said. pg 1a

MARYLAND

Seeking to expand OD training

Baltimore's Health Department is seeking funds to expand a program that distributes anti-overdose medication to heroin addicts by introducing training in use of the medication at prisons, jails and other sites around the city. pg 1b

SPORTS

Ravens to face reserve Jets QB

The New York Jets are expected to start their third-string quarterback, Brooks Bollinger, against the Ravens because starter Chad Pennington and backup Jay Fiedler both injured their shoulders during Sunday's game against Jacksonville. pg 1d

BUSINESS

DOW - UP

+24.04

10,443.63

NASDAQ - UP

+4.62

2,121.46

S&P - UP

+0.34

1,215.63

SUN INDEX - UP

+0.81

321.71

Housing revenue bonanza

The hot housing market is sending hundreds of millions in extra cash into state and local coffers. Maryland's property transfer tax revenue more than doubled, to $236.6 million in the budget year that ended June 30, compared with five years earlier. pg 1a

TODAY

From Paris to Md.

Heatherette - the funky, flippant fashion line - makes its debut at the Nordstrom at Montgomery Mall on Thursday, giving the upscale department store a jolt of whimsy. But Heatherette's over-the-top outrageousness will be hard to find there. pg 1e

Quote

Of the day

"Teenage daughters require one of two levels of maintenance: `High' and `Ultra High.' This means whatever you do won't be enough and whatever you try won't work."

W. Bruce Cameron, in a new book for parents of teens (Article, PG 1E)

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