Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

November 06, 2005

MARYLAND

Ehrlich trailing in poll

One year before the 2006 state election, Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. trails his two chief rivals - Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley and Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan - although voters largely approve of his job performance, according to a poll conducted for The Sun . pg 1a

Nowhere for offenders to go

With less than a month to go before the state closes most of the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School, critics say that the Department of Juvenile Services seems to have no plan for what to do with the scores of young offenders who would have been sent there over the next year. pg 1b

NATIONAL

FEMA slow to deliver homes

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, FEMA ordered 125,000 travel trailers and mobile homes to house evacuees, but 10 weeks after the storm hit, the beleaguered agency has delivered just 15 percent of the temporary housing. pg 1a

WORLD

Troops lay siege to Iraqi town

Thousands of American and Iraqi troops backed by jets launched a major offensive against an insurgent-held town near the Syrian border yesterday. American commanders said Husaybah has become a bastion for cells of al-Qaida in Iraq. pg 24a

SPORTS

Eagles suspend receiver Owens

The Philadelphia Eagles, who play the Washington Redskins tonight, suspended wide receiver Terrell Owens indefinitely after he blasted the team Thursday for not publicly celebrating his 100th career touchdown reception two weeks ago. pg 1d

A&E TODAY

Fiddy gets richer

Rapper 50 Cent makes his acting debut in Get Rich or Die Tryin', a loosely autobiographical movie about a drug dealer who turns his back on crime to pursue rap. The new venture is part of Fiddy's G-Unit empire, which includes clothing, a record label, music production, and vitamin water. pg 1e

TRAVEL

Offbeat, off-kilter La Jolla

Robb Report once crowned La Jolla, Calif., as the best place to live in America. A closer look shows it to be an intriguing beach town that stands apart from the west-of-the-freeway suburban seaside pack. pg 1r

Quote

Of the day

"If a person says that money doesn't change you, it's because they haven't made enough."

Rapper 50 Cent, on the eve of his acting debut in "Get Rich or Die Tryin" Article, PG 1E

Up next

Tomorrow

NFL roundup

Get comprehensive coverage of all of Sunday's NFL action, including the Ravens game.

IN GAMEDAY

Tuesday

On the bay

Tom Horton takes a look at where the environment's headed in his column, "On the Bay."

IN METRO

Wednesday

A storied lunch meat

Lebanon bologna isn't just a deli selection, it's a culinary tradition.

IN TASTE

ONLINE

TODAY

MD. POLL

For comprehensive coverage of the state poll conducted for The Sun and previous poll articles, go to

baltimoresun.com/marylandpoll

TERPS SPORTS

Sun sports reporter Heather Dinich discusses Terps football and men's basketball at baltimoresun.com/terpshoops

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.