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Schools Open Doors To Sexuality Studies

Contemporary Gay Novel." "Ancient Greek and Gay Identity." "Queer Los Angeles." "Lesbian and Gay Popular Music." These courses, offered at universities across the country, are part of a growing trend of creating college curriculums that explore lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues.

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Ads Aim to Increase Support for State Lottery

"Bubba" is back. Taking a cue from S.C. Gov. Jim Hodges' 1998 gubernatorial campaign, the N.C. Lottery for Education Coalition is running television advertisements featuring "Bubba," a South Carolina convenience store clerk. The ads, which started Aug. 25 in the Greenville and New Bern viewing areas, address the argument that North Carolina is losing potential revenue because people are crossing state borders to buy lottery tickets.

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System Chancellors Make Tuition Claims

Six UNC-system chancellors described tuition needs Wednesday to members of the UNC-system Board of Governors' finance committee, explaining the necessity of additional tuition increases to keep their universities competitive. Chancellors from UNC-Greensboro, Appalachian State, Fayetteville State, N.C. Agricultural and Technical State, N.C. Central and N.C.

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Congressional Redistricting Plans Opposed

RALEIGH -- A large group of dissatisfied citizens gathered Thursday night at the N.C. General Assembly to express their opposition to proposed U.S. congressional redistricting plans. The public forum was held by state legislators to allow citizens to express their opinions on the Democratic plan, sponsored by Rep. Thomas Wright, D-New Hanover, and the Republican plan, sponsored Rep.

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Tip Helps Catch UNC-G Prostitutes

UNC-Greensboro police arrested two students and charged them with prostitution Friday after receiving an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip. Anthony Harvath, 20, was arrested in Ragsdale Hall on the UNC-G campus and charged with one misdemeanor count each of crime against nature, prostitution and procuring for prostitution, according to police reports. Harvath is a resident of Phillips Hall on the campus.

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House Vote To Finalize Districts

RALEIGH -- N.C. representatives broke out the popcorn in an extended House session Wednesday as legislators debated amendments to the Sutton II redistricting plan. The House redistricting plan was expected to gain approval during Wednesday's session, but majority leaders adjourned the meeting after an amendment passed that Democrats thought would fail. Debate in the early afternoon meeting was postponed four times for lengthy recesses and caucus meetings.

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Conservatives Call UNC Campus Liberal

The Sept. 11 attacks and the United States' subsequent bombing of Afghanistan have caused a flurry of protests and vigils on college campuses across the nation. But two recent teach-ins on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus have been the subject of national criticism from several prominent conservatives. Radio talk show hosts Rush Limbaugh and G. Gordon Liddy both have made references to the University's "liberalism" on their shows, citing the teach-ins as an example.

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Legislature Gives Budget Final Approval

RALEIGH -- Members of the N.C. House of Representatives bolted from the chamber after passing a budget Friday morning, bringing nearly nine months of debate to a close. The N.C. Senate passed the budget 26-8 in less than fifteen minutes, but the House spent more than an hour debating budget-related issues, ending in a 63-53 vote. Rep. Edward Redwine, D-Brunswick, opened the budget discussion, which ended almost three months after the start of the fiscal year, by reassuring legislators about the budget they were about to pass.

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N.C. State Student Eyes Council Seat

Thomas Croom is a senior chemistry major at N.C. State University expecting to graduate in December. But while his classmates might be looking for a job as graduation nears, Croom is campaigning for Raleigh City Council. Croom has been a resident of District D in Raleigh since 1983 and said he is frustrated with seeing candidates run virtually unopposed and ignore the many N.C. State students living in the area.

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