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The Michigan Daily - Monday, February 13, 2006 - 3A

ON CAMPUS
0 Hopwood festival
to feature Bonnie
and Clyde
Come watch the notorious bank-rob-
bing couple Bonnie and Clyde tonight at
7 p.m. at the Michigan Theater.
The film, written by University alum
David Newman, is part of a semester-
long series of films inspired by Avery
Hopwood himself or written by Hop-
wood Award winners. The series takes
place each Monday night. English Prof.
Peter Bauland supplements the films
with a mini-course.
Tickets cost is $8.50 or $6.75 for
students.
Livia Monnet to
discuss Japanese
animation
Livia Monnet, a professor at the
University of Montreal who researches
women's cinema, video and digital arts
in Japan, will speak tonight at Rackham
Graduate School. The lecture is scheduled
for noon to 1 pm. in the Osterman Com-
mon Room. It will focus on the works of
young animator Tabaimo, his association
with Edoculture, and the complexities of
Japanese modernity evident in his work.
League to host
Caricatures and
live music
Ryan Hoover will perform on the first
floor of the Michigan League from 6 to 8
pm. today. Hoover is a classical guitarist
0 and songwriter. Participants can listen to
him while having their caricature drawn,
with or without a Valentine. Contact Uni-
versity Unions Arts and Programs for
* CRIME
NOTES
Intrepid thief
steals car from
garage
A gold Dodge Intrepid was stolen
from theparking lot on 1600 Beal St., the
Department of Public Safety reported. The
theft took place on Saturday morning just
before noon. Police have no suspects or
leads.
Vehicle slams into
telephone pole
A vehicle struck a University telephone
pole at about7 a.m. Saturday,DPS reported.
The University Plant Operation Call Center
was called and arrived on the scene.
Student smelling
of intoxicants
slapped with MIP
A DPS officer dispensed a minor in
possession of alcohol citation to a student

in the lobby of Alice Lloyd Hall. The stu-
dent, who was creating a disturbance in the
lobby had aroused the suspicion of a secu-
rity officer. The officer smelled intoxicants
on her and called DPS, who determined
she was intoxicated.
THIs DAY
In Daily History
Political Science
Association's
Gulf War forum
attracts hundreds
Feb. 13, 1991 - Student group rep-
resentatives gathered last night at the
Michigan Union Ballroom to discuss
the Gulf War. Hundreds of additional
people gathered to observe the forum
hosted by the Undergraduate Political
Science Association.
Groups ranging from the College
Republicans and College Democrats to
Friends of the Revolutionary Workers
League underscored conflicting student
opinions. The discussion focused on the
legitimacy of the war.
College Republicans spokesman

State Dems raise concern over budget plan

Some says Bush's plan will
hurt college students who may be
eligible for Pell Grants
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michigan Demo-
crats in Congress said last week they were
concerned that President Bush's budget pro-
posal would hurt manufacturers, college stu-
dents and veterans.
The budget proposal came during a limited
week of activity on Capitol Hill. There were
no major votes on the floor.
Several Democrats said they were worried

the $2.77 trillion budget plan would significantly
pare back a manufacturing extension program
that helps small and medium-sized businesses
learn how to compete globally.
They also protested the elimination of the
advanced training program, a grant program that
helps businesses develop new technologies.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) said the plan
would take the nation in the wrong direction. "We
need a budget that will help us create jobs and
boost domestic manufacturing in Michigan and
across America," she said.
Others complained the plan would freeze Pell
grants for college students, offering hardships to

those dealing with rising tuition rates. They also
cited planned increases in enrollment fees in the
Veterans Administration, which could affect
thousands of veterans in Michigan.
Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.) decried "more cuts
to programs Americans care about, like health care,
Head Start, and clean water.
More record deficits, coming in part from more
tax breaks for the very wealthy."
Many Republicans said the budget proposal was
the first step in a long process and credited the Bush
administration's attempts to curb the federal deficit
and make permanent tax cuts.
Rep. Dave Camp (R-Midland) said the plan

"contains several measures to make our country,
and especially Michigan manufacturers, more com-
petitive in the global economy."
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) meanwhile, wrote
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Mark
Everson to reconsider its decision to withhold tax
data from the Transactional Records Access Clear-
inghouse at Syracuse University.
The data has been used to show which kinds
of taxpayers get the most and toughest audits.
"Transparency of tax assessment, audit, and
enforcement information is vital to preserv-
ing taxpayer confidence in the IRS," Levin
wrote.

Mich brothers
arrested for murder

Suspects will be arraigned
today on murder, robbery,
rape and kidnapping arges
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Two
Michigan brothers have been arrest-
ed in the slaying of a 32-year-old
man who was living in an aban-
doned gas station and the rape of his
fiancee, authorities said.
The brothers also were suspected
in the slaying last month of a Flori-
da woman, authorities said.
Daniel Garcia, 35, and Michael Garcia,
27, both of Lansing were caught living
in a crude palmetto hut near where Mat-
thew Millican was murdered. Their arrests
Saturday came on the day of Millican's
funeral.
The Garcias are scheduled to be
arraigned today on murder, armed rob-
bery, rape and kidnapping charges.
James Nelson, 21, of Florida, was
arrested and booked on the same
counts Wednesday after a brief foot
chase in the area where the Gar-
.

cias were found days later. The men
were accused of stabbing Millican
to death.
.On Wednesday, as the couple slept
on a mattress outside the vacant
business, they were awakened at
knifepoint and viciously attacked
for hours, said West Baton Rouge
P'arish Sheriff Mike Cazes.
The arrests of the Garcia brothers
came at the end of a four-day, area-
wide manhunt which included chase'
teams and a Louisiana State Police
helicopter equipped with infrared'
heat-seeking devices.
Detectives with the Hillsborough.
County Sheriffs Office in Tampa,;
Fla., after hearing about the case,
arrived in Port Allen to see whether
the case had links to a similar crime:
that occurred in their state.
After interviewing the Garcias on
Saturday, the brothers admitted to
the Florida investigators that they'
killed a 59-year-old Tampa woman
in her house trailer during a Jan. 1ll
robbery, Cazes said.

Ford gets another Ford

ORLANDO (AP) - Henry Ford,
the great-great grandson of Ford
Motor Co. founder Henry Ford, is
joining the family business, his
father Edsel Ford II said yesterday.
Henry Ford, 26, will work in labor
relations, his father said. He has a
degree in history from Dartmouth
College and most recently worked
as a middle school teacher in Alex-
andria, Va.
Henry is the eldest of Edsel Ford's
four sons.
HenryFord 1II is the second,
member of the Ford family's fifth
generation to take a job at Ford. His
cousin, Elena Ford, is director of
North American product marketing.

"I think it's terrific that the fifth"
generation is taking as much inter-;
est as they are," Edsel Ford told"
reporters after a dealer meeting at:
the National Automobile Dealers,
Association conference.
Edsel Ford said his son met with
another cousin, Ford Chairman and
CEO Bill Ford, and other executives'
before deciding which area of the,
company he wanted to join.
Edsel Ford said his son has a lot
of poise and is considering getting,
a master's.degree in business. But,
he said Henry Ford III will have to"
prove himself at the company.
"There are no crown princes at
Ford," Edsel Ford said.

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