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Trees

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Another tree fell on campus,  breaking a window. Two trees in as many weeks? Mother Nature  means business. Time for drastic action. Let’s cut them all down. Then she’ll learn who’s boss.

David Price

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Rep. David Price, D-N.C.,  joined 219 fellow congressmen in voting to pass historic health care legislation. Congress is finally acting? It can’t be. We must be going crazy. Quick, somebody order a psych test now that it might actually soon be affordable.

Sesame Street

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This QuickHit is brought to you by the word ‘awesome’ and the number 40. Happy birthday, Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie! Beloved children’s TV show “Sesame Street” is turning 40. 

Union movie rental

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The Carolina Union Activities Board plans to bring a 24-hour DVD rental kiosk to the Union. Way to go! Now students finally have a place to get movies besides iTunes, Blockbuster, Netflix, the Media Resource Center and their dorms … 

Old Well rifle

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The Historic Armory has decided not to include UNC’s iconic Old Well on its planned “Historic Orange County Rifle.” Great news! But this begs the question: Why do we care so much about this?

Sammy Slade

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Slade was appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Carrboro Board of Aldermen before taking his elected seat.  Can you get more Carrboro? From the DTH: “As (Slade) walked around the garden … he picked off plant leaves and tasted them.”  

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