Month

August 2008

All posts published in August 2008

43 posts

At ease in Aggieland

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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 stu... More »

Mattel wins Bratz copyright suit

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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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On Katrina anniversary, another storm brews

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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 ... More »

McCain picks running mate

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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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U.S. dispatches ship to port city

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MOSCOW - Russia formally recognized the breakaway Georgian territories at the heart of its war with Georgia on Tuesday, heightening tensions with the West as the United States dispatched a military ship bearing aid to a port city still patrolled by Russian ... More »

Running low on good energy ideas

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The return of Congress next month, just as the fall election campaign pushes into overdrive, does not augur well for the passage of effective legislation on an issue at the top of the agenda for many voters _ oil prices.

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