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Foreclosures up by more than 60 percent this year Safety issues force Southwest Airlines to ground 43 planes

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly
60 percent more U.S. homes faced
foreclosure in February than in the
same monthlast year, with Nevada,
California and Florida showing
the highest foreclosure rates, a
research firm said yesterday.
A total of 223,651 homes across
the nation received at least one
notice from lenders last month

related to overdue payments, up
59.8 percent from 139,922 a year
earlier, according to Irvine, Calif.-
based RealtyTrac Inc.
Nearly half of the homes on the
most recent list had slipped into
default for the first time.
Nevada had the nation's highest
foreclosure rate, with one in every
165 households receiving at least

one foreclosure-related notice. It
had 6,167 properties facing foreclo-
sure, a 68 percent increase from a
year earlier and up 1 percent from
January, RealtyTrac said.
Most of the troubled properties
were located in California, Florida,
Texas, Michigan and Ohio - states
where home prices have plunged as
the housing boom went bust.

DALLAS (AP) - Southwest
Airlines Co. canceled flights yes-
terday and temporarily grounded
43 planes to examine if they were
sound enough to carry passengers,
the latest twist in the low-cost car-
rier's saga of missed safety inspec-
tions and civil penalties.
The groundings affected about
8 percent of Southwest's fleet, and
came as the airline faces a $10.2

million civil penalty for continuing
to fly nearly 50 planes that hadn't
been inspected for cracks in their
fuselages.
Southwest shares fell more than
9 percent before closing down 7.3
percent.
Since the Federal Aviation
Administration announced the
penalty last week, Southwest has
endured a steady drip of bad public-

ity, which is unusual for the nation's
most consistently profitable carrier
and one that has never had an acci-
dent that killed passengers or crew
members.
Yesterday, word filtered out
that the airline had taken 38
planes out of service, along with
five others that were already
in hangars undergoing routine
maintenance.

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THE COURTYARDS WILL
be providing free cab rides
from YELLOW CAB on
Monday March 17th from
10 p.m. to I a.m in celebra-
tion of St. Patrick's Day.
Just show your student ID
and say It's Cool to Live at
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ONE BLOCK FROM Campus! 816
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ft. Pool, playground, volleyball, fitness
center. Call 734-449-4213 to inquire.

JAYSON EPSTEIN DOCTOR of chi-
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consult. 4 treatments- $75. 717-2935
NEED A PSYCHIATRIST?
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Board certified adult, child & adoles-
cent psychiatrist for an appointment
at (734) 327-4760.
NEED AN ATTORNEY?
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Aty. Paul Tarnavsky @ 248-212-0239
or email: tarnavskyaw@yahoo.com
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PROFESSIONAL EDITOR.
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THESIS EDITING- LANGUAGE,
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CANCER RESEARCH SUMMER
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (CaRSIP)
As part of its Cancer Biology Training
Program, the Universiy of Michigan
Comprehensive Cancer Center, in part
with funding from the National Insti-
tutes of Health (NIH) is providing expo-
sure to cancer research for highly moti-
vated and talented college undergradu-
ates. This program will give the suc-
cessful applicants an opportunity to ex-
plore potential careers in the field of
cancer. Interns are paid a stipend of
$4,500 for ten weeks during the sum-
mer and are aimed at students who are
completing their sophomore or junior
undergraduate year this spring. In
keeping with the tems of the NIH
grant, we especially encourage applica-
tions from individuals from minority
groups that are currently underrepre-
sented in biomedical and behavioral
research.
If you are interested in this opportunity,
please see the application form at:
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/cccresearch-
grants/files/CaRSIPApplication.doc
All applications must be submitted
electronically by April 4, 2008.
Questions about the program? Please
email Mary Rexer-Btuhm at
maryrex@umich.edu
Difficulty downloading or uploading
application? Please email Alex
Tashian at atash@umich.edu
SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS AVAIL-
ABLE @ Nacht & Associates, P.C. for
undergraduates interested in civil rights
law. Fellows work closely with firm at-
torneys and are exposed to a variety of
legal concepts. Please visit
www.nachtlaw.com for more info. Ap-
plication deadline is March 21, 2008.
hel wanted
!!!BARTENDING!!! $300 /day poten-
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training provided. 800-965-6520 x 125.
ALL STAR AUTO Lights, P/T $8/br.
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ALL STUDENTS
$14.25 base-appt, flex sheds, condi-
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EARN $800-$3200 A month to drive
brand new cars with ads placed on
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EXCEPTIONAL EGG DONORS
needed $8000-$15000 for qualified, re-
sponsible applicants. All ethicities
welcome. Special need for Jewish,
Asian, East Indian donors. Close per-
sonal support by experienced donor.
Contact Dawn 951-696-7466.
FertiityAternative.com/eggdonors

GET PAID TO Play Video Games!
Earn $20-$100 to test and play new
video games.
www.videogameplay.com
OFFICE ASSISTANT: AT least a 3.8
high school GPA, age 18 or older, job
experience(s) extra-curricular activi-
ties, computer skills. Very flexible
hours. $12/hour. Part-time position.
Send resume tofiexskills@yahoo.com

DANCE INSTRUCTOR NEEDED
Fall 2008 Responsible, experienced
dancer needed to teach ballet, tap, jazz,
lyrical and/or hip hop. 429-5522
dancesteps@comcast.net
MARKETING INTERN. WORK 10-
12 hours per week on marketing tasks,
phone calls, errands, mailings.
$11/hour. Need car. 734-657-5345.
PAID ADVERTISING SALES and
MARKETING POSITION. REAL
sales and mktg. internship working for
Plan It Michigan, the free student plan-
ner avail. each fall! GREAT RESUME
BOOSTER! Call Phil at 610-696-8384
ext. 101, phil@studentmediagroup.com
www.studentmediagroup.com for info.
PART-TIME
Photographer/Assistants needed for
event Photography Company. Must be
available nights/ weekends Apr.-June.
Digital SLR experience preferred,
equipment and training provided.
$10-15 per hour. Call 734-449-2467.
SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR Divi-
sion ofStudentAffairs 2008-09 Stu-
dent Advisory Board
The Board provides ideas,aadvice and
feedback on issues of critical impor-
tance to the effective design and deliv-
ery of services and programs at the Uni-
versity. Information and applications
are available online at http://uuis.umich.-
edu/student matters/advisory.html.
Applications are due 5:00 pm Monday,
March 31. Direct questions lothe
Office of the Vice President for Stu-
dent Affairs 734-764-5132.
SWIMMING POOL SERVICE and
construction. Fast paced outdoor work.
Weekends off. Top pay for hardwork-
ing, self-motivated people to work in
the NW Detroit suburbs. Please contact
248-477-7727 or 248-755-9236.
TEMPORARY, P/T RECEPTION-
IST/RUNNER for downtown Ann Ar-
bor law office. Up to 29 hours per
week at $10.00/hr. Please fax resume
to: 734-332-0971.
TUTOR NEEDED FOR nice 8th gr
boy, math, some read/write, car needed
to p/u at school 3-5 2-3 days/wk.
734-355-2005.
UNDERCOVER SHOPPERS
Earn up to $150 per day. Under cover
shoppers needed to judge retail and
dining establishments. Exp. Not req.
Call 800-722-4791.
WOLVERINESNEEDJOBS.COM
Paid survey takers needed in A2.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
WORK ON MACKINAC Island this
Season - Make life long friends. The
Island House Hotel and Ryba's Fudge
Shops are looking for seasonal help in
all areas: Front Desk, Bell Staff, Wait
Staff, Sales Clerks, and Baristas. Em-
ployment through late October. Hous-
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able. Call Ryan 1 (800)626-6304.
www.theislandhouse.com

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CAMP COUNSELORS NEEDED for
great overnight camps in the Pocono
Mtns. of PA. Gain valuable experience
while working with children in the out-
doors. Teach/assist with athletics,
swimming, A.C., drama, yoga, archery,
gymnastics, scrapbooking, ropes
course, nature, and much more. Office
& Nanny positions also available.
Apply on-line at:
www.pineforestcamp.com
GREAT SUMMER JOB & THE EX-
PERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!
Trail's End Camp & Chestnut Lake
Camp in PA are looking for male and
female Specialist Counselors - base-
ball, lacrosse, gymnastics, golf, cheer-
leading, tennis, hockey, outdoor adven-
ture, mountain biking, dance, water-
front and web design. Male Bunk
Counselors also available; June 17th -
August 17th APPLY ONLINE AT
www.trailsendcampjobs.com AND BE
CONSIDERED FOR A POSITION AT
EITHER OF OUR TWO PREMIER
SUMMER CAMPS!! Call Ryan Peters
with questions - 1-800-408-1404.
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LIVE-IN FEMALE assistant for
woman with disabilities in Ann Arbor.
Non-smoking, child and pet free home.
Reduced rent. 734-429-3215.

AKC REGISTERED FEMALE En-
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date shots & worming. Home-raised
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For Thursday, March 13, 2008
ARIES
(March 21 to April 19)
You will enjoy time spent by yourself
today. If you can find solitude in beauti-
ful surroundings, take advantage of it.
You need some gentle, tender, loving
care -just for you.
TAURUS
(April 20 to May 20)
A powerful friend could have some
helpful advice for you today.
Alternatively, your involvement with a
group could bring important changes
that are good for you, good for others or
both.
GEMINI
(May 21 to June 20)
You have a chance to improve your
image in the world today. As you dothis,
you definitely will impress parents,
teachers, bosses and any authority fig-
ures in your life.
CANCER
(June 21to July 22)
Your appreciation of beauty is height-
ened today. Visit parks, galleries, muse-
ums and beautiful places, and enjoy your
surroundings! Talk to people from dif-
ferent cultures.
LEO
(July 23 to Aug. 22)
You might see entirely new applica-
tions for something today, especially
something that someone else owns. Or
you might see a better way of handling
shared property or shared possessions.
VIRGO
(Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)
Honest discussions can improve a
close relationship today. Don't be criti-
cal. Remainpositive. Nevertheless, think
about how you can improve communica-
tion with someone.
LIBRA
(Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)
You can improve your job today or
improve your health - or both. Or, you
might improve your health by discover-

ing a better way of doing your job.
SCORPlO
(Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)
Romance and flirtatious exchanges are
passionate and playful today. You're in
the mood for fun! You might feel quite
competitive if you're involved in sports.
SAGITTARIUS
(Nov. 22to Dec. 21)
Be on the lookout for waysto improve
the appearance of where you live or,
possibly, the appearance of a family
member. You definitely can make
improvements to your private life.
CAPRICORN
(Dec. 22to Jan. 19)
You're extremely convincing today!
You're really hot if you sell, teach, mar-
ket or act. Very few people will be able
to resist your influence.
AQUARIUS
(Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)
Trust your moneymaking ideas. Today
you might dream up new ways of earn-
ing money or see new sources of
income. You also might see new uses for
something you already own. Resourceful
you!
PISCES
(Feb. 19to March 20)
You definitely can do something today
that improves your appearance or the
first impression you create on others.
You even might improve your health in
some way.
YOU BORN TODAY You have a fine
mind, and many of you arelattracted to
philosophicul, intllectual subjects.
Some of you have the gift of prophecy.
Because you appreciate life cycles,
you're extremely resilient -you always
bounce back from adversity. You con-
stantly strive to become a better person.
Take note: This year might be one ofthe
most powerful years of your life. Dream
big!
Birthdate of: Dana Delany, actress;
W.O. Mitchell, author; William H. Macy,
actor.

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