McCain picks running mate

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — John McCain picked Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a conservative who shares his maverick streak, as his vice presidential running mate on Friday in a startling selection on the eve of the Republican National Convention.

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On Katrina anniversary, another storm brews

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a new storm threatening to cause chaos in New Orleans all over again, a horse-drawn carriage brought the last seven unclaimed bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims for entombment at a memorial site on Friday during ceremonies marking the disaster’s third anniversary.

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Mattel wins Bratz copyright suit

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A federal jury awarded Mattel Inc. $40 million in damages on Tuesday in a federal copyright lawsuit that pitted the house of Barbie against MGA Entertainment Inc., the maker of the saucy Bratz dolls.

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At ease in Aggieland

Is America filled with only one race or ethnicity? Of course not. So, why would a historically black college and/or university contain only black students? Here at North Carolina A&T, one can find diversity; not only in the faculty population, but among students as well. Hispanic, white and Asian are only a few among the mix of so many more.

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Too much ‘cool’ could leave you broke

“Stuntin’ is habit, get like me…” The price to be cool…is it even that serious? To many A&T students, no it’s not. Of course everybody’s seen the “tricked out” cars, the way too loud clothes and jewelry, etc, etc.

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Clinton arrives at DNC

DENVER (AP) – Former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton closed out her history-making 2008 quest for the White House on Tuesday with a prime-time appearance at the Democratic National Convention, while party leaders were caught up in curious debate about the wisdom of assailing Republican John McCain from the podium.

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You have to give respect to get it

Within this first week of classes, I have already heard people complaining about people changing from previous years. On a college campus you learn about people and their true colors while on a college campus.

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Aggies prep for season opener

After a successful festival and closed scrimmage last Saturday, the A&T football team is ready to display the offense and defense that has been undercover since early April.

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Young Jeezy ready to drop ‘The Recession’

After putting on for his city with Kanye West and releasing “The Prime Minister” mixtape, the snowman Young Jeezy is returning with his next album. “The Recession,” Jeezy’s third LP, will be available in stores Tuesday, September 2nd. Although his last album, “The Inspiration” did not live to the expectations and hype of his debut classic, “Thug Motivation” he assures that this album is Thug Motivation on steroids.

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