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Wednesday October 20th

National Poltics


Development Plan Vote Set For Tonight

Months of private meetings and public discussions about UNC's Development Plan will culminate tonight, potentially giving the green light to campus expansion. The Chapel Hill Town Council plans to vote on the Development Plan tonight at its meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Town Hall. Before voting, the council will hear final comments from residents and University officials. Following discussion, the council is expected to either accept the plan in whole, accept it with stipulations or reject it entirely.

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Real Patriots Will Respect Dissenters

After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, the nation united in grief. Images of multi-faith prayer services and candlelight vigils with a swath of Americans from every background were splashed across the media. It made for wonderful "United We Stand" headlines. But as the United States moves from questioning "Why did this happen?" to "What do we do to about it?," the country splits on the course of action. Chapel Hill always has been unabashedly liberal.

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Volleyball Rallies, Tops Clemson

The records, in the end, didn't matter. Sure, the North Carolina volleyball team was 4-0 in the ACC entering its match Tuesday night against a Clemson team still without a conference win this year. But UNC didn't dominate the Tigers.

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Peeping Tom Incidents Concern Local Sororities

In recent months residents of local sorority houses have complained to Chapel Hill police that peeping toms are becoming more of a problem. Chapel Hill police were notified of three reports of peeping toms in the past two months and have received six total reports since January. The most recent incident occurred last week at the Delta Zeta sorority house, located at 420 Hillsborough St. Chapel Hill police spokeswoman Jane Cousins said a man entered the sorority house and proceeded to leave feces on the kitchen floor, walls and bathroom. Cousins said police have no suspects at t

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Distinguished Scholarships Offer Travel, Study

For students seeking unique opportunities for academic study, a number of distinguished scholarships are now available to finance their educational endeavors. Five national, merit-based scholarships are being offered to UNC students in a variety of disciplines to qualified juniors and seniors who want to pursue advanced degrees and careers in their fields of study. The different scholarships range from a general allowance for graduate study to a one-year internship program in Asia. Robert Greenberg, director of the Office of Distinguished Scholarships and Intellectual Life, said th

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ECU Tickets to Be Distributed at Smith Center

Students eager to cheer UNC's football team from the stands at Kenan Stadium on Saturday will have to trek down to the Smith Center to receive tickets between today and Friday. Students can get up to four free tickets for Saturday's football game against East Carolina University. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis to students with a valid UNC ONE Card. Distribution will take place today through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Smith Center ticket office.

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Freshman's 2 Goals Lead UNC to Victory

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- No. 12 North Carolina men's soccer team scored three times in the second half and defeated No. 21 William & Mary 4-1 on Tuesday evening at the Sportsplex. With the win, UNC improved to 7-2 this season. William & Mary fell to 5-4-1. The victory is UNC's third in a row. The match was close through the first half of play with North Carolina scoring the only goal in the period at the 38th minute.

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Carrboro Community, Band Celebrates New Bandstand

About 80 people gathered in Carrboro on Monday night to watch the Village Band ring in the dedication of the town's new bandstand. The Village Band, a 25-year-old group composed of Chapel Hill and Carrboro residents, put the new bandstand to use for the first time before a crowd of residents and officials. The bandstand, large enough to hold a 30-person band, was completed last spring as the last of three structures planned for the development of the Carrboro Town Commons on Main Street. The commons, once a softball field, is now home to the nationally known Carrboro Farmer's Marke

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Campus Calendar

noon -- The Sonja H. Stone Black Cultural Center's next Around The Circle is "Is America Ready For War?" Why didn't America know of the threat? Join us to discuss America's position to fight terrorism. 3 p.m. -- Volunteer in Latin America this summer. Amigos de las Am

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Local Pizzeria Donates Funds

When Lee White paid for his family's pizza and breadsticks at Amante Gourmet Pizza, 300 E. Main St., on Tuesday night, he knew the Carrboro eatery wouldn't see the profit. The Whites are one local family that chowed down at the pizzeria to raise money for relief efforts in the wake of Sept. 11. "We come all the time anyway," said Sherry White, between bites. Amante Gourmet Pizza in Carrboro, plus two locations in Durham and Morrisville, is donating all of its Oct. 2 revenue to charities supporting relief for the Sept.

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Student Journalists Cover Tragedy Well; Deal With Some Errors

On a day like Sept. 11, while most of the world was paralyzed with shock, newspaper journalists everywhere grudgingly recognized that "Now is not the time to be paralyzed. We have a paper to produce." For The Daily Tar Heel staff, that recognition must have come a little more grudgingly than for most journalists. After all, their world is only two decades old, and it had just changed forever in a matter of seconds. But the DTH responded as it should have. The morning of Sept.

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Concert Aids NYC Families

Musicians and community leaders joined together and raised more than $10,000 at a benefit concert Sunday to help families affected by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The WTC Benefit Concert featured 12 bands, including regional bands such as the b-Sides, Runaway Cab, Hobex and Poor Valentino, at the Fayetteville Street Mall in downtown Raleigh from 1 p.m.

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Police Roundup

University Monday, Oct. 1 - James Lee Freeman, 46, of 123B Cole St., Chapel Hill, was arrested at Lenoir Dining Hall at 12:50 p.m. for assault on a female and injury to real property. Freeman is an employee of Carolina Dining Services. Reports state that he was released on unsecured bond and is scheduled to appear in Orange County District Court in Hillsborough on Oct 15. Sunday, Sept. 30 - Lacy Eugene Reaves of 323 Lindsey St. was arrested at Lenoir Dining Hall at 3:39 p.m.

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Wolfe Scholarship Supports Young Writers

The Creative Writing Program and the Department of English recently announced a new scholarship for young creative writers. The new Thomas Wolfe Scholarship will offer full four-year financial support to one incoming freshman per year, beginning fall 2002. The application will require applicants to submit up to 50 pages in prose, 40 pages in poetry or 60 pages in play writing. In addition to the submissions, applicants must complete a questionnaire and submit a 500-word personal essay entitled "Why I Write." Thomas Wolfe, an Asheville native, was one of the most prominent autho

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Committee Takes Up Lottery

RALEIGH -- After being in session for nine months, the N.C. General Assembly took up what is expected to be one of the most contentious bills of the session. The House Rules Committee held a public hearing Monday to discuss the possibility of adopting a state lottery. Gov. Mike Easley campaigned last year on a platform that included a state lottery, intending the revenue from the lottery to fund education. The lottery bill has passed the largely Democratic Senate several times in the past but has never passed the House.

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