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Saturday November 26th

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Vote Recounts Confirm Wake County Winners

Wake County officials recently completed recounts in four contested races, without any of the controversy plaguing the presidential race recounts in Florida. The Wake County recount, which was certified Nov. 22, reaffirmed the prior tallies in all four races and was completed in just four days. In the labor commissioner race, Democrat Doug Berger maintained his victory over Republican Cherie Berry. The recount also confirmed Democrat Jim Fuller's loss to Republican John Tyson for a seat on the N.C.

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Student Performs Heimlich, Saves 3-Year-Old

UNC junior Michele DeMarco never knew she would save a life by taking a new route home to avoid traffic one night. But because of her choice, one Fuquay-Varina family has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Linda Shields was driving down Holly Springs Road in Cary on Oct. 29 to buy ice cream for her daughter's school Halloween party the next day. "I heard a gasp from the back seat, and when I turned around, Claire's face was totally blank," Shields said. She realized Claire, her 3-year-old daughter, was choking on a piece of candy.

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2 Schools Plan to Up Tuition

The boards of trustees at UNC-Pembroke and Appalachian State University recently recommended tuition increases for the next two school years, prompting mixed reaction from campus leaders. The proposals, approved Friday, would increase tuition $300 at ASU and $160 at UNC-P. Both increases would be phased in over two years and would fund faculty salary increases and financial aid. Carmelita Spicer, N.C.

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Council ReservesAffordable Units In Chapel Ridge

Affordable housing in Chapel Hill has been hard to come by in recent years for both students and residents, but that problem is one the Town Council hopes to correct. The council took a step toward that goal with its approval of a 180-unit development, set for construction early next year, with 24 of those units set aside for affordable housing. The developers at Davis & Sons Construction of Gainesville, Fla., plan for students and lower income individuals to live side by side in the Chapel Ridge development. "(All the units will be) integrated into six different buildings at t

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Giving Students A Ticket to Ride

In response to funding crunches and staffing shortages in UNC's Point-2-Point Xpress shuttle system, members of student government are undertaking efforts to revamp the service. Although planning is still in the early stages, members of Student Body President Brad Matthews' Cabinet are considering improving services by adding a reverse route, hiring more drivers or sending out buses more frequently. Jessica Triche, former chairwoman of external relations for the Matthews administration, said students will be offered venues to express their own ideas as the process continues. "Right no

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Reader Expresses Anger Over Columnist's Attack Of RHA, Area Director

TO THE EDITOR: Upon reading Mr. Monaco's Friday column "Letters from the Hard Drive's Edge," I was appalled and enraged. If Mr. Monaco had a problem with the Residence Hall Association policies and the area director, he should have addressed those problems to the housing association instead of using his column to display a temper tantrum. What enrages me more than his childish name-calling is his audacity to presume to speak for the majority of Connor Residence Hall residents and all four resident assistants. I have had no problems with any of the HRC staff.

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UNC Gets Triple-Double From Double Zero in Win

Brendan Haywood accomplished something Monday night that no North Carolina basketball player ever has. The 7-foot center messed around and got a triple-double. Taking a cue from rapper Ice Cube, Haywood scored 18 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and swatted a school-record 10 shots. "It's definitely an honor," Haywood said. "Triple-doubles don't happen every day." Haywood recorded his 10th block with 10:04 remaining in the game to complete the feat. By that time, UNC led Miami (Fla.) 49-28 before cruising to a 67-45 victory. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the No.

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Police Roundup- 12/5/00

<b>Officials Still Searching For Robbery Suspects</b> BB&T, located at 100 N. Elliott Road in Chapel Hill, was robbed at 3:30 p.m. on Monday. Officials said the suspects might have presented guns during the robbery. Officers also said the suspects stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene. Officials are not sure how many people were involved in the robbery. Officials declined further comment. Investigation is continuing in the case, and officials said more information should be available today. <b>University</b> <b>Sunday, Dec.

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Ambassador Stresses British, U.S. Cooperation

The British ambassador to the United States addressed UNC students Monday, emphasizing the importance of cooperation and communication between the United States and the United Kingdom. But the event's scope broadened when activists from Students United for a Responsible Global Environment forced the ambassador to address U.N.

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Class Shares Findings on Environmental Racism

More than 40 students gathered Monday night to present research and talk trash about the controversy of the Eubanks Road landfill in Chapel Hill and the accompanying issue of environmental racism. Valerie Kaalund, professor of African-American studies at UNC, headed up the research and involved students from her class, "Bioethics in the African Diaspora," which examined the 28-year fight against unclean water, unacceptable living conditions and dumping of domestic waste in the Eubanks Road neighborhood. Kaalund said local government is ignoring the concerns of the Eubanks residents.

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Discussions Begin onUNC Court

The temperature outside was frigid, but the cold weather did not stop heated discussion about UNC's Honor Court proceedings from resuming Monday night. Prompted by recent critiques of the University's student-led judicial system, the Student Advisory Committee to the Chancellor held a sparsely attended open forum at the Paul Green Theatre in hopes of further examining the University's Honor Court. About 30 students and administrators - including Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Sue Kitchen and members of SACC, the Honor Court and attorney general staffs - discussed awareness, the me

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Death Penalty Opponents Promise to Keep Fighting To Abolish the Practice

TO THE EDITOR: The last few articles in The Daily Tar Heel concerning capital punishment are quite pathetic because they only display the lack of education of the writers concerning the death penalty. I encourage responsible advocates to investigate both sides of any controversial issue in order to make the most intellectual and worthy arguments. In yesterday's column regarding the death penalty ("Abolishing the Death Penalty Removes Individual Autonomy"), T.L.

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A Cut Above the Rest? 2 Try to Make Squad

The pleas were cautious and continuous. Mike Cooke didn't want to be singled out; he didn't want to be the focal point. Nor did Philip Griffin. They just wanted to fit in, to be like the rest of the guys. They didn't want the rest of the North Carolina baseball team to resent the attention they - the squad's two new walk-ons - were receiving. After all, that late September day was just their first practice. Their futures with the team were yet unknown, and the two wanted to avoid being the story. Despite their modesty, Cooke and Griffin are the story.

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The Fabrics of Life

Inspect Deone Powell's closet, and one will soon realize we are living in a material world, and Powell is a material boy. Gap, American Eagle, Polo, Abercrombie & Fitch, Kenneth Cole and Timberland are his brands of choice. "I'm a sucker for clothes," Powell said.

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StudentsSupportAIDS Day

A line of more than 200 students stretched from the Bell Tower down South Road on Friday afternoon as students gathered to march in support of AIDS awareness and prevention. The event recognized World AIDS Day with a 1 1/2-mile walk beginning at the Bell Tower and ending at Polk Place.

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Honor Court Reassessment Long Overdue

It has been a couple months since the open Honor Court case of two computer science students brought accusations of incompetence and bias across the pages of The Daily Tar Heel. But now that the controversy has passed, it's time for us to move on and address the real question here: Was this case an aberration, or are there real problems to be addressed with the honor system? And if so, what's the best way to handle them? We are not alone in asking these questions. The University of Virginia has been grappling with reforming its own honor system for years.

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Parker Fights Foul Trouble, Pleases Parents With Win

By Bret Strelow Assistant Sports Editor After the final buzzer sounded, Jason Parker walked to midcourt and stared into the Smith Center crowd. Parker quickly spotted his father, Jesse, standing in the front row near the Kentucky bench. The Wildcats had just beaten North Carolina 93-76, and Jesse extended his right arm and gave his son a congratulatory thumbs up. "We're just glad we got the win," Jesse Parker said. "They were 1-3, so this really was a big win for them." Jason Parker had a hand in stopping the Wildcats' slide.

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Sweet 16: Tar Heels Capture Another NCAA Championship

By James Giza Assistant SportSaturday Editor SAN JOSE, Calif. - At some level, even if it happens to be buried somewhere deep in his subconscience, the national titles have to start blending together for North Carolina women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance. Was it 1987, when we went undefeated and won the NCAA championship? No, wait, that was every season from 1986 to 1989. And again from 1991 to 1993. Oh, plus, 1984 and 1997.

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Help Prevent Sexual Assault

Dear Advocates for Sexual Assault Prevention, I didn't even realize what I was doing until I saw the sign: Orange County Rape Crisis Center. I could not believe that I was going to a rape crisis center. Somehow coming to this building and beginning this process made what had happened to me years before finally real, and I didn't like that feeling.

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