Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

November 10, 2006

MARYLAND

O'Malley picks transition team

Gov.-elect Martin O'Malley announced yesterday that Lt. Gov.-elect Anthony G. Brown and City Solicitor Ralph S. Tyler will lead a transition team and develop a legislative agenda for his first year. pg 1B

College's campus ruled legal

The Maryland Court of Appeals yesterday ruled that construction of Sojourner-Douglass College's Edgewater campus did not violate a neighborhood covenant, reversing a ruling made by the Court of Special Appeals. pg 3B

SPORTS

Williams agrees to extension

Maryland men's basketball coach Gary Williams has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will run through the 2010-11 season. It includes incentives that could extend the deal to May 2014. pg 1F

NATION

Bush, Democrats pledge peace

On a day when Democrats celebrated their sweep of both houses of Congress, President Bush and Democratic leaders pledged yesterday to put the election behind them and work together. pg 1A

Steele rumors denied

The White House declined to confirm speculation yesterday that Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele, who lost his bid for the Senate this week, was under consideration to run the national Republican Party or fill a spot in President Bush's Cabinet. pg 7A

WORLD

Palestinians mourn 18 slain

Angry Palestinians marched in and mourned yesterday for 18 civilians killed by Israeli artillery, baring for cameras the battered faces of two dead children. pg 18A

45 Iraqis killed in warfare

At least 45 more Iraqis were killed in sectarian warfare yesterday. The bodies of at least 26 unidentified men, some bearing signs of torture, were found, a police official said. pg 21A

TODAY

Funnier than fiction

Anyone who's ever felt trapped in his own skin will howl at Will Ferrell's portrayal, in Stranger than Fiction, of a nondescript IRS auditor who finds out that he's actually the hero in a novel. pg 1C

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