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Sunday November 27th

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UNC Looks to Slow Terps to Turtle's Pace

When Terence Morris decided to return to school for his senior year, Maryland fans had visions of him leading the Terrapins to the Final Four.After all, what can't Morris do?At 6-foot-9, he is big enough to post up, grab rebounds and block shots. And with his deft shooting touch, he is a threat to score from anywhere on the floor.But Morris started the 2000-01 season slowly, and his team followed suit. The Terps, ranked No.

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New Governor Heralds Unity as Key to Future

RALEIGH -- Mike Easley officially became North Carolina's 67th governor Saturday, vowing to continue education reforms and to unite a state increasingly divided along economic lines.More than 4,000 people, some wearing fur coats to ward off the cold, gathered in downtown Raleigh to witness the historic inauguration. Easley is the first baby boomer and practicing Roman Catholic to serve as governor. He is also the first governor in more than 25 years not named James.Lt. Gov.

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New House Seat Adds To Redistricting Battle

North Carolina will soon have a new voice in Washington thanks to the results of Census 2000, but the political affiliation of that voice could be determined by the redistricting efforts of state legislators. Census figures released just before the new year stated that North Carolina's population grew by 21 percent over the last decade, giving the state an additional seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.Congressional redistricting is done by committees appointed in each of the houses of the N.C.

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Davis Ready for Broader Clientele

Students shifting their study setting from the recently closed Undergraduate Library to Davis Library will encounter a quieter and less casual atmosphere than their previous locale.But Davis Library officials and librarians say that by not changing food and noise policies in Davis, students accustomed to the Undergrad will learn to adjust to the new environment."We'll have the same food and noise policies that we've always had, even with the increased traffic," said Joe Hewitt, associate provost for University libraries.Unlike the Undergrad, Davis does not allow any food to be eaten w

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Edwards, Price Question NRC Ruling in Letter

Two N.C. congressmen are showing signs of support for Orange County's appeal of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruling allowing the Carolina Power & Light Co. to expand its nuclear waste capacity.Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., and Rep. David Price, D-N.C., sent a letter to the NRC on Friday, questioning the Dec. 21 ruling.

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Club Looks to Turn Competition Green

By Geoff WesselStaff WriterChapel Hill will soon gain an addition to its nightlife -- a club named for one of the seven deadly sins. The new nightclub, NV, is scheduled to open in late February or early March in the space formerly occupied by the Ram Triple movie theater on Rosemary Street. The theater's owner, Carmike Cinemas, closed it last fall.NV owner and UNC alumnus Brent Lee said the club will be unlike anything else in Chapel Hill."Our equipment manufacturers have said we will have the top-notch club between D.C. and Atlanta," he said.

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Filling Shu's Shoes Is a Dif_cult but Essential Challenge

It almost didn't seem fitting.The memorial service for legendary journalism professor Jim Shumaker, who died of cancer Dec. 19, lasted all of 30 minutes in a small Baptist church that didn't even fill to capacity.The pastor, God bless him, did his best to eulogize Shu and comfort his family by reminding them that he was in a better place.But I suspect many sitting in those uncomfortable wooden pews, especially his former students and colleagues, wanted one last chance to hear about what the old man did before heading off to the hereafter.

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Student Stores Offers One-Stop Shop for Coursepaks

Students who previously had to shuttle back and forth between Copytron and Student Stores to collect their coursepaks will now be able to buy them all in one place.Copytron, which was bought in August by Booktech, is still producing coursepaks, but the rest of its departments have been eliminated and the company has closed its Franklin Street location.For the first time, UNC Student Stores has agreed to allow the coursepaks produced by Booktech -- a company specializing in coursepaks -- to be sold in the textbook department, said Rebecca Courin, the mid-Atlantic regional manager for Book

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Lessons From Historical Heroes

Welcome back! Hope you had a great holiday and came back rested, healed and excited about the new year. Today I'd like to introduce myself by introducing three of my heroes. These are the healers that have most influenced my thinking and whose ideas influence everything I write.So, in chronological order...Lao-Tsu is considered the primary sage of Taoism. I guess I've been a Taoist since I fell in love with Winnie-the-Pooh as a youngster, though I didn't know it until as a freshman I read the "Tao of Pooh" by Benjamin Hoff. Fantastic book.

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Financial Woes Require Fast Action From Easley

Severe monetary problems coupled with a rocky transition stand in the way of Gov. Mike Easley's goal of creating a united North Carolina.North Carolina is facing a budget deficit of almost $500 million only halfway through the fiscal year.UNC-Chapel Hill political science Professor Thad Beyle said Easley's term will be different from previous governors because he is starting out with a deficit. Beyle said Easley must deal with the state's fiscal woes in the first six months or it could get worse.Rep.

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Officials: Bidding Changes Needed

UNC-system leaders are asking N.C. officials to change a decades-old method for handling contractor bids to expedite the onslaught of new campus construction projects thanks to the passage of the $3.1 billion higher education bond.But they face opposition from members of the N.C. State Buildings Commission, who argue the current plan is the fairest for contractors and is cost effective for taxpayers.

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Williamson Decision Pleases Psychiatrists

Physicians are breathing a sigh of relief after the state Court of Appeals overturned a jury verdict that held the psychiatrist who treated former UNC law student Wendell Williamson liable for Williamson's 1995 shooting spree on Henderson Street.The unanimous Dec. 19 ruling overturned the 1998 jury decision that found former Student Health Service psychiatrist Myron Liptzin negligent in his treatment of Williamson, who has been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic.

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Court Reverses KSU Censorship

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit last Friday reversed a lower court's decision that upheld the confiscation of Kentucky State University's yearbook by campus administrators.In November 1994, KSU officials confiscated about 2,000 copies of the 1993-94 KSU student yearbook, "The Thorobred."University officials objected to the the book's purple cover -- KSU's school colors are green and gold -- its "Destination Unknown" theme, the lack of captions under many of the photos, and the inclusion of current events unrelated to KSU.

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Workers Lay Foundation For New South Campus

South Campus construction is expected to gain steam this week as workers begin to lay foundations for the new residence hall communities.A construction update by the UNC Department of Housing and Residential Education said major earthmoving work has been finished at the communities adjacent to Morrison, Craige and Ehringhaus residence halls.But Ed Willis, director of construction management, said there is no definite completion time slated for the foundation construction because the work is not completed in specific phases."We really don't measure it in that great of detail," he said.

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