Sun Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

October 04, 2006

NATIONAL

Foley scandal to affect GOP vote?

Religious conservatives, whose grass-roots operations have helped Republicans maintain a lock on the three branches of government, believe the House scandal involving Rep. Mark Foley and underage Capitol pages could reduce turnout at the polls and might cost the party control of Congress. pg 1a

Court debates immigrant issue

The Supreme Court debated whether thousands of longtime legal immigrants in the United States, including business owners and military veterans, must be deported if they have been convicted of drug possession. pg 3a

WORLD

N. Korea nuclear testing uproar

An angry confrontation erupted over North Korea's vow to test a nuclear warhead in self-defense against what it termed the extreme threat of a nuclear war by the United States. pg 15a

MARYLAND

City to subsidize drug training

Hoping to make a revolutionary treatment more available for heroin users, Baltimore officials are taking the unusual step of subsidizing a training program that could more than double the number of physicians permitted to prescribe a new medication to cure opiate addiction. pg 1a

Oversight of city schools sought

The chairman of the City Council's education committee is calling for legislation to give city government more financial authority over the public school system. pg 1b

TODAY

Show by `krumping' originator

Tommy the Clown Johnson, originator of the rapid-fire style of street dancing called "krumping," brings his show to the Music Center at Strathmore. pg 1c

`The Nine' well worth watching

The Nine, ABC's new fast-paced and daring drama, premieres tonight, and it's one show that you don't want to miss. pg 1c

Development planned near BWI

Lutherville developer Preston Capital Management LLC is planning $230 million worth of new warehouses, offices and apartments near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Arundel Mills mall that could serve employment growth expected from the nation's military base realignment. pg 1d

SPORTS

Ravens' Sams charged with DUI

Ravens return specialist B.J. Sams was charged with driving under the influence early yesterday. This is the second time in 14 months that he has been charged with drunken driving, which could result in a fine or suspension from the NFL. pg 1e

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