Month

March 2012

All posts published in March 2012

69 posts

Cheney’s transplant

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CHICAGO — Doctors say it is unlikely that former Vice President Dick Cheney got special treatment when he was given a new heart that thousands of younger people also were in line to receive.

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Fight claims put Fla. teen’s side on defense

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The family and supporters of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin found themselves on the defensive Monday following revelations he had been suspended for marijuana before he was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer.

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Food, music, candy, and your SGA votes

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Even though SGA elections are postponed to Monday, April 2, contributor Lilliane Long feels students should not be bribed with the free food and performances to vote for someone but have your own thought process

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Trayvon Martin’s murder is bigger than racism

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As many of us have been made well aware of, on Feb. 26, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was found shot to death in a community in Sanford, Fla. Since then, the story has gained a lot of national attention from people all over the country. Racism and a lack of ju... More »

N.C. gets power line boost

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RALEIGH— Duke Energy and Progress Energy said Monday they’ll spend $110 million to build new power transmission lines or enhance existing ones in a third bid to get approval from federal regulators for a merger creating the largest U.S. electric utility.More »

Blood drive fails to draw in crowd

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Exhibit Hall was filled with a mix of phlebotomists — people who draw and process blood and nurses on Thursday, as the Red Cross Club hosted the third blood drive for the 2011-2012 school year.

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