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Monday December 6th

National Poltics


President of Chile Set To Give Address Today

Chilean President Ricardo Lagos will address students and faculty and receive an honorary degree from the University today. Lagos, who has led Chile since his election in January 2000, will discuss issues confronting Chile and the rest of Latin America in his speech 4 p.m. in the Morehead Lounge of the Morehead Planetarium.

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UNC Faces New Questions

Game and time: Wake Forest at North Carolina. Kickoff is at noon. Records: Wake Forest is 4-4, 2-4 in the ACC. North Carolina is 5-4, 4-2 in the ACC. Series: North Carolina leads 65-30-2. Injuries: Wake Forest -- QB Anthony Young is doubtful. North Carolina -- DT Jonas Seawright (left knee) is doubtful. OT Justin Barton is out. SS DeFonte Coleman (left shoulder), DT Will Chapman (left knee), and WR Isaiah Robinson (right knee) are out for the season.

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Hand Grenade Found At Carrboro Residence

A Carrboro man discovered a hand grenade hanging on a plant hook near an unused doorway as he stepped outside his home Sunday. The resident kept clear of the grenade after he noticed the safety clip that prevents the device from detonating was missing. In a terse police report, Carrboro police called the grenade a "suspicious object." Capt.

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Writer Didn't Know What String Cheese Incident Was About

TO THE EDITOR: In Thursday's paper there was a review of the homecoming concert presented by String Cheese Incident in Memorial Hall, "Fans Get High on String Cheese Incident." When I first read this article I noticed right from the start that staff writer Michelle Jarboe did not truly appreciate what a phenomenal show the band put on. Also, if she knew what the band was about she would have know that they are known for their long jam sessions, which are unique in their own right, not just a ripped-off style from Phish or the Grateful Dead.

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Tomecka Leads Tar Heels to Win Despite Lackluster Play in Tourney

WINSTON-SALEM -- N.C. State goalkeeper Gretchen Lear was hoping she wouldn't see a 5-foot-11 shadow creeping around her box Thursday. Unfortunately for the Wolfpack, Maggie Tomecka's presence close to the net was undeniably clear in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. Tomecka converted a Catherine Reddick corner kick in the 26th minute to give the North Carolina women's soccer team a 1-0 victory against N.C. State. The Tar Heels (17-0, 8-0 in the ACC) advance to the semifinal game at 8 p.m. today at Wake Forest's Spry Stadium. "(Tomecka) is a big threat," said N.C.

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Any Given Week

Section 107, Row QQ, Seat 1. From that vantage point, you can see all of Kenan Stadium. At 6:48 p.m. Thursday, the stadium sits so calmly. Less than 45 hours from the Oct.

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What's Going On: News You Need to Know

Sometimes stories here at the University fall through the cracks. I catch them for a segment that I like to call "I Completely Ripped This Off From `The Daily Show.'" Clef Hanger Ticket Scandal Uncovered Rumors are running rampant that ticket distribution for tonight's Clef Hanger concert is rigged. Hordes of adoring fans were disappointed when they discovered that their tickets were for the balcony or mezzanine sections. "This is crazy!" said an underclassman in a tight-fitting pink halter top. "I was 18th in line when tickets went on sale in the Pit on Monday.

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No Easy Solutions to Attendance, Apathy Problems in Congress

TO THE EDITOR: I am writing this letter in regards to the editorial entitled "Confederacy of Dunces" which appeared on Nov. 7. In the editorial, the author suggests that the current districting system, which is based on where an undergraduate lives, is the cause of the "rampant" student apathy toward student elections and suggested that changes be made to the districting policy in order to encourage better voter turnout.

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Wednesday

7:45 a.m. Ticket Distribution It's way too early for football, not to mention waiting in line at the Smith Center for ticket distribution. But most students weren't planning on having to wait. When ACC powerhouse Florida State was in town, there wasn't even a line at distribution. But it's different this time. Hopes of getting the tickets and getting back quickly fade, as students pull up to find all the parking lots full. 10:45 a.m.

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BOG Committee Approves Disaster Institute

At a Board of Governors planning meeting Thursday, UNC-system officials approved two initiatives intended to extend the reach of the university beyond the 16 campuses. The committee approved a proposal for an Institute of Disaster Studies and endorsed the adoption of a new UNC-system strategic initiative that makes internationalization of the system a priority.

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Booker Embraces Solidarity, Heritage

Set apart from most UNC students, senior Kristi Booker wore a black armband Monday in support of the University's first recognized Black Solidarity Day. Booker, president of the Black Student Movement, is aiming to establish Black Solidarity Day as an official University holiday. But her mission extends beyond one day.

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Women's Basketball Tips Off in WNIT

The North Carolina women's basketball team will open the 2001-02 season Friday against George Mason in a first round Preseason WNIT game. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at Carmichael Auditorium. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Children 12 and under will be admitted free. Preseason WNIT ticket prices apply to all attendees, including UNC staff and students. A win against George Mason would put the Tar Heels in the tournament's second round, hosting either Evansville or Temple on Sunday at 2 p.m.

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New Constitutional Society Hosts Kick-Off Event

The American Constitution Society For Law and Policy hosted a kick-off event Thursday evening for the society's new UNC and Duke University law school chapters. Titled "Taking Back the Constitution," the program, which took place at the UNC School of Social Work, featured speeches from a number of prominent attorneys, including the society's founder, Peter Rubin, counsel to former Vice President Al Gore in the two Florida election cases heard by the Supreme Court. Other speakers included Walter Dellinger, former acting U.S.

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Emergency Funds Bill Made Law

Gov. Mike Easley signed a bill into law Thursday that will make special funds available to respond to potential terrorist attacks. The Bioterrorism Defense Funds Bill, which passed the N.C. Senate on Tuesday by a 45-1 vote, grants $1.9 million for emergency management support. The bill also allows up to $30 million to be pulled from the state's rainy day fund for further preventative measures. The legislation took just eight days to make its way through the N.C.

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Tuesday

3:04 p.m. The Goalpost Cans of yellow paint and paintbrushes, intended for the replacement goalpost at the west end of Kenan Stadium, encircle grounds supervisor Mark Gaines. Gaines says he was upset when students tore down the goalpost after the victory over Florida State University six weeks ago because it meant a lot more work for him. 6:20 p.m.

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