"I think we have made a lot of positive moves here in
-- Mary Hackenberg, supervisor of science and environmental
studies for the Duval County school system, on the National
Assessment of Educational Progress test results. Story on Page
BOB PHELPS' PEOPLE
Sage Crutchfield, 6, of the Trout River area was trying to
access one of his favorite programs on the family computer
when the screen locked up. He asked his mother, Shawn Crutch
field, what was wrong with the computer. "It may have a
computer virus," she answered.
Two days later, Sage still was thinking about the virus. He
asked his mother, "Mom, what do you do when the computer has a
JONES TO SEEK REVIEW
A lawyer for Leo Jones, next in line for execution in Florida,
said yesterday he'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a
decision upholding use of the state's 74-year-old electric
chair. Jones is on Death Row for killing Jacksonville police
Officer Thomas Szafranski in 1981.
Martin McClain, a state lawyer handling Jones' appeal, believes
the Florida Supreme Court misinterpreted federal case law on
cruel and unusual punishment when it upheld the state's only
method of execution Monday.
The issue arose after a foot-long flame burst from the
headpiece worn by Pedro Medina during his execution March 25. …