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Tuesday October 19th

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Professor explains economics of true love

Dating is like looking for a job, economics professor Ralph Byrns says. The money you think you should earn is like the girl you want to date. If you’re expecting too much, then you already limit the possibilities. “The higher the standard you set, the less likely you are going to find somebody to have a relationship with,” Byrns said.

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UNC students worry about theft

Keeping possessions safe on campus is a major concern for students.In 2008 there were 337 property crimes, a reduction from the 446 that occurred in 2006 and the 448 in 2007.Residence halls have not been a safe haven, with 26 larcenies or burglaries occurring in 2009. Stolen items ranged from money and purses to earrings and electronics.

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Residents call for a bike path

Before ground has even been broken at Carolina North, the town is already trying to figure out how residents would like to move between main campus and the new satellite research campus. Residents gave their answer at a forum Tuesday. They want to bike safely and conveniently.

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Stepney to mentor children

Since beginning high school in Cary, Krista Stepney has worked with homeless children and tutored elementary and middle school students.Now a senior, she hopes to continue her efforts to help children at five afterschool centers in Chapel Hill and Carrboro as the University’s Homecoming queen. Her project, Education Toolbox for Kids, seeks to donate items that fulfill four of children’s needs:  education, recreation, health and well-being.

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Davis offers creative outlet

As the daughter of a woman who has dedicated her life to introducing performing arts to underprivileged youth, Homecoming queen candidate Rea Davis had an obvious choice for her public service project.Davis’ project, titled Academic Performance, focuses on pairing academic enrichment programs with cultural and performing arts for inner-city youth, providing performing arts training to students who otherwise would not be able to afford it.“My mother is a journalist, and she also owns a nonprofit cultural performing arts school in Charlotte,” she said.

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Leah Cook samples Jeff Whitney's Lexington style barbecue, which was cooked slowly over a hardwood fire all night. It's sauce was made with vinegar, ketchup, salt, pepper and other spices. They were competing for People's Choice Award. "It's my first time here and it's awesome. It smells like the fair," Cook said.

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