Sun Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

August 26, 2006

MARYLAND

Perez ineligible to run

The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that Montgomery County Councilman Thomas E. Perez is unqualified to run in the Democratic primary for attorney general because he lacks the 10 years of legal experience in Maryland required by the state constitution. pg 1a

WORLD

U.S. looks to curb Iran

With increasing signs that several United Nations Security Council members might stall a U.S. push to sanction Iran for its nuclear enrichment program, administration officials indicated that they are prepared to form an independent coalition to freeze Iranian assets and restrict trade. pg 10a

Zoo workers decertify union

Maryland Zoo in Baltimore workers who decided to unionize only three years ago reversed course yesterday and decertified their union. pg 9c

SPORTS

Woods leads by one stroke

Tiger Woods, looking for his fourth consecutive PGA victory, shot a 6-under 64, including a shot over the clubhouse roof on the ninth hole, to take a one-shot lead over Davis Love III in the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. pg 1c

NATIONAL

7 flights have security incidents

Amid new anxiety about air travel and tough new regulations about what passengers can bring on planes, at least seven U.S. flights yesterday were involved in security incidents. In one case, a stick of dynamite was found to have been aboard a flight. pg 1a

TODAY

Working out stress

For some, capoeira is a martial art. For others, it is artistic expression. Either way, the moves created by African slaves centuries ago offer a vigorous workout. pg 1d

BUSINESS

DOW

20.41

11,284.05

NASDAQ

+3.18

2,140.29

S&P

-0.97

1,295.09

SUN INDEX

+0.29

321.76

Quote Of the day

"Some people come along in life, and they touch you and then move on. Her touch changed my life."

U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Lena K. Lee, one of the first black women in the General Assembly, who died at age 100 Article, PG 1B

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