Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

March 31, 2007

MARYLAND

Drowning raises questions

The drowning of a Baltimore high school student on a West Virginia camping trip has many people, including his parents, looking for anwswers. pg 1a

Behaving badly

The Naval Academy has concluded that several midshipmen demonstrated poor behaviour on a Caribbean cruise that brought complaints from people who witnessed the incidents. pg 1b

NATIONAL

Pet food recall expands

A massive national pet food recall involving wet, gravy-style products expanded yesterday to include its first dry food, as federal officials confirmed a contaminated wheat gluten shipment from China had gone to more than one manufacturer. pg 1a

Paper mill gets U.S. help

The Commerce Department, in a rare move, approved duties on imports of coated paper from China, brightening the future for several hundred workers at the NewPage paper mill in Allegany County. pg 13C

SPORTS

Hebron girls win 100th in row

The Mount Hebron girls lacrosse team defeats Atholton, 22-0, for its 100th consecutive victory. The last time the Vikings lost was in 2001, to St. Stephen's-St. Agnes. pg 10c

TODAY

Free speech

Baltimore filmmaker John Waters entertained an association of librarians in town with stories and words, many of which cannot be replayed in a family newspaper. pg 1d

WORLD

Captured British marine on TV

A British marine captured by Iranians a week ago was shown on state Tehran television yesterday apologizing for trespassing on Iranian territorial waters. pg 9a

BUSINESS

DOW

+5.60

12,354.35

NASDAQ

+3.76

2,421.64

S&P

-1.67

1,420.86

SUN INDEX

+0.04

358.53

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