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Turf Wars

Chapel Hill residents are still up in arms over the University's plans to buy part of the Mason Farm Road neighborhood. The two parties plan to finally settle the matter with a game of rock, paper, scissors.

Mo' Money

Student Congress recently found $18,000 in funds it thought had been lost. Congress can now get back to the business of not doing anything remotely useful.

Pay Up

As the state budget inches toward completion, it appears that North Carolinians might be paying more taxes. Because, you know, that tuition increase just didn't leave our wallets light enough.

What a Mice Guy

A University professor won an "American Nobel" for his research on mouse genomes. So when can we sick a 50-foot killer mutant mouse on Duke?

Tar Heel Quotables

"I would move off campus to not go to South (Campus)."
Joyner Residence Hall Dweller Kiki Johnson
Hey, most of us would move to a cardboard box on Franklin Street to not go to South Campus.

"... the legislators have learned more about the lottery and its adverse impacts."
Lottery Opponent Chuck Neely
Commenting on a possible state lottery. Just because poor people are going to get poorer, that's not adverse, is it?

"N.C. State is a large portion of the city, and we have a big voice."
NCSU Student Thomas Croom
On his bid for a Raleigh City Council seat. Finally, the needs of tractor-driving turf-grass managers will be addressed.

"Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done."
President George W. Bush
`Nuff said.

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