Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

November 01, 2005

NATIONAL

Alito chosen for high court

Setting off a partisan clash over his effort to steer the Supreme Court to the right, President Bush chose a staunch conservative, federal appellate Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr., to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. pg 1a

WORLD

Syria ordered to cooperate

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to order Syria to cooperate in the investigation of the assassination of Lebanon's former prime minister. An initial probe implicated several top Syrian officials in the death. pg 12a

MARYLAND

City noise curb is sought

Baltimore home and business owners could face eviction if found guilty of making excessive noise twice in a two-year period, under a City Council proposal introduced last night. pg 1a

Youth placement is fought

The Maryland public defender's office is going to court to try to block the state from placing two delinquent youths in reform schools in distant states. pg 1b

BUSINESS

DOW -- UP

+37.30

10,440.07

NASDAQ -- UP

+30.42

2,120.30

S&P -- UP

+8.60

1,207.01

SUN INDEX -- UP

+4.40

316.31

Fairfield experiences revival

Four companies are interested in what the city says is the last swath of land that needs to be redeveloped in the Fairfield industrial area, a 20-acre collection of lots that the Baltimore Development Corp. intends to buy. The South Baltimore peninsula is experiencing a revival after years of neglect. pg 1d

SPORTS

Epstein resigns as Red Sox GM

Theo Epstein stepped down as general manager of the Red Sox, one year after helping Boston win its first World Series championship since 1918. "I gave my entire heart and soul to the organization," he said. "During the process leading up to today's decision, I came to the conclusion that I can no longer do so." pg 4e

TODAY

Gallery of hope

The Heart Gallery, an exhibition of portraits that opens Friday at Villa Julie College, is a new approach to trying to find permanent homes for some of Maryland's hard-to-adopt children, who include older and developmentally challenged children living in foster care. pg 1c

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'm a great admirer of [Antonin] Scalia, but Sam is not Nino Scalia. [Scalia] has a rigorous or rigid ideology. Sam does not. Nino Scalia is dramatic and flashy. Sam is modest and careful. "

Charles Fried, former U.S. solicitor general, on Supreme Court nominee Samuel A. Alito Jr.

Article, PG 1a

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