Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

May 31, 2007

NATIONAL

Melamine-laced feed recalled

An American company improperly added melamine to an ingredient in animal and fish feed, federal health officials said in announcing the recall of the first U.S.-made products containing the potentially dangerous chemical. pg 3a

WORLD

Global AIDS programs

President Bush said that he would ask Congress to increase U.S. support for global HIV/AIDS programs to $30 billion over five years from the current commitment of $15 billion. pg 12a

MARYLAND

New state police chief named

Gov. Martin OMalley will announce today that he is nominating Baltimore County Police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan to head the Maryland State Police, moving to replace a commander who had fallen out of favor with the union that represents state troopers. pg 1a

Gang member gets life sentence

Shaidon "Don Papa" Blake, a leader in the California Bloods gang was sentenced yesterday to spend the rest of life in prison for the 2006 killing of a 19-year-old Baltimore man. pg 1b

SPORTS

McNair hearing delayed

After confusion over whether the charges would be dropped, Ravens quarterback Steve McNair's hearing on his DUI-related arrest was delayed until July 10 in Nashville, Tenn. pg 1e

TODAY

Merriweather hosts graduations

For the first time in its history, Merriweather Post Pavilion was the site of five continuous graduation ceremonies in one day - 1,734 graduates, thousands of family members friends, 80 minutes of "Pomp and Circumstance," 20 confiscated beach balls and five appearances by one indefatigable county executive. pg 1c

BUSINESS

DOW -- UP

+111.74

13,633.08

NASDAQ -- UP

+20.53

2,592.59

S&P -- UP

+12.12

1,530.23

SUN INDEX -- UP

+0.14

350.36

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