Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

November 17, 2005

WORLD

Worries over rights in China

Some Chinese activists worry that new human rights restrictions will be implemented once President Bush concludes his visit to the region. "After he leaves, they're certainly going to start a crackdown," said Gao Zhisheng, a dissident lawyer. pg 1a

MARYLAND

Talking cameras OK'd for city

Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved plans yesterday for a new type of surveillance camera in the city, aiming to curb such quality-of-life crimes as illegal dumping. The five talking cameras are armed with motion detectors, a bright flash and a recorded warning. pg 1a

SPORTS

Boller responds to Sharpe

Ravens quarterback Kyle Boller responded to negative comments from Shannon Sharpe, saying that the former Raven's criticism "means nothing to me." Boller added: "I've got my teammates behind me. I need to listen to those people." PG 1C

MedImmune to build plant

In the growing interstate battle for biotech jobs, Maryland is planning millions of dollars in roadwork in places like Frederick County as an enticement and yesterday announced its latest catch: a major drug manufacturing plant, to be built by MedImmune Inc., that could help the Gaithersburg company add 840 jobs by 2008. pg 1d

TODAY

Sharing stories of success

Five social entrepreneurs under age 25 shared their success stories yesterday with about 50 youth leaders from across Baltimore. The locally based International Youth Foundation, a gathering . pg 1e

BUSINESS

DOW -- DOWN

-1.68

10,674.76

NASDAQ -- UP

+1.19

2,187.93

S&P -- UP

+2.20

1,231.21

SUN INDEX -- DOWN

-0.45

320.35

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"On the night she doesn't sleep well ... it doesn't help that you have read 800 books that all say that if your baby isn't sleeping well, it is your fault."

Debbie Steinig of Guilford, on trying to get daughter Talia, 2, to sleep through the night Article, PG 1A

Up next

Tomorrow

Coyote invasion

Maryland is being invaded by coyotes, and no one is safe in their homes or habitats while these beasts roam.

IN HEALTH & SCIENCE

Sunday

Creating buzz

Michael Ealy, a University of Maryland graduate stars in a new Showtime program.

IN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ONLINE

TODAY

INMATE WOES

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RAVENS AUDIBLE

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