Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

September 21, 2006

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NATIONAL Anti-terror bills gain steam

House Republicans handed President Bush narrow victories yesterday on two broad anti-terrorism measures, sending them to likely votes next week. pg 4a

WORLD

Chavez calls Bush `the devil'

Bringing his verbal war against the White House to the United Nations, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez yesterday branded President George W. Bush "the devil" and the United States an "imperialist empire" on the verge of collapse. pg 13a

MARYLAND

Frustrated Raynor resigns

Gene M. Raynor resigned yesterday as director of the Baltimore Board of Elections, one week after major glitches in the state's primary. pg 1a

BUSINESS

Md. unemployment rate dips

Maryland's unemployment rate fell two-tens to 4.1 percent last month as employers added 1,000 jobs. pg 1c

TODAY

Monopoly changes its game

Hasbro modernizes its classic game Monopoly by adding higher rents, new properties and contemporary tokens. pg 1d

SPORTS

Devil Rays beat Orioles, 4-2

Top pitching prospect Hayden Penn allowed two earned runs and five hits over a season-high 6 2/3 innings, but it wasn't enough as the visiting Orioles lost, 4-2, to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. pg 1e

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