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MONDAY: TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY:
This Week in History Professor Profiles In Other Ivory Towers Alumni Profiles .oesa te -e-
TOP LEFT LSA senior Taylor
Henkin, LSA senior Kevyn Harer,
LSA junior Mira Friedlander, andw
LSA senior Michelle Rubin pose;
with Kenneth Coleman, husband
of President Mary Sue Coleman,
who is holding a portrait of Cole-
man for Halloween. She wasM
unable to greet trick-or-treaters. - SPOON
(TRACY KO/Daily) 4'
BOTTOM LEFT Art & Design
freshman Marisa Diamond
participates in the Living Arts
Haunted House at Bursley Resi-
derce Hall Monday.
(NICHOLAS WILLIAMS/Daily)
RIGHT LSA sophomore Avery j
Popofsky poses during the Spoona*
University launch party Wednes-
day. (ERIN KIRKLAND/Daily) , a Qelg

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CRIME NOTES

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

Look both ways Broken heart
before riding

WHERE: 1000 Block of
North Univeristy .
WHEN: Wednesday at 4:15
p.m.
WHAT: A bicyclist was
struck by a vehicle and sus-
tained a minor injury but did
not need medical attention,
University Police reported.

WHERE: 2600 Glazier
WHEN: Wednesday at 5:00
p.m.
WHATi A vehicle window
was broken into while
parked in the lot between
7:40 a.m. and 5 p.m., Univer-
sity Police reported. Noth-
ing was taken and there are
currently no suspects.

Civil Rights
symposium
WHAT: A symposium
that allows participants to
dicuss the contributions that
urban planners of color have
made to cities and engage
in debates about challenges
racial minorities still face.
WHO: A. Alfred Taubman
College of Architecture
WHEN: Today at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Museum of Art

Polish music
WHAT: Phillip Serna
and Emily Katayama will
perform music from the
Baroque period as well
as from the Enlightment
period.
WHO: Copernicus Endow-
ment
WHEN: Today at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan
League, Koessler Room

Hold it, bro Partners in

WHERE:1150'West Medi-
cal Center
WHEN: Wednesday at 8:00
p.m.
WHAT: During a traffic
stop, a driver was arrested
for driving while his license
was suspended, University
Police reported. He posted
bond for an outstanding
warrant and was released.

crime
WHERE: 1900 Fuller
WHEN: Thursday at 2:20
a.m.
WHAT: Two subjects
attempted to break into a
parked vehicle with a crow-
bar, University Polic report-
ed. When the subjects were
approached by witnesses,
they fled in an SUV.

The role of Puppet Show
WHAT: Blind Summit pres-
islands ents puppetry inspired by
Beckett, the Bible and Ikea.
WHAT: A symposium on WHO: University Musical
what role islands play politi- Society
cally, culturally, and eco- WHEN: Today at 8 p.m.
logically. It will discuss the WHERE: Performance
possible future of islands in Network theater, 120 East
a world of growing inter- Huron Street
connectedness. CORRECTIONS
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Indiana, Kentucky, and
Ohio postponed trick-
or-treating due to severe
flooding, NBC News
reported. Early Thursday,
flash floods in Austin, Texas,
forced people to evacuate
their homes and helicop-
ter rescues were issued. No
deaths were reported.
Co-Managing Sports
Editor Everett Cook
writes the annual
dueling column against
The State News, the student
paper of Michigan State.
FOR MORE, SEE SPORTS, PAGE 8
A woman from Ohio
accused of faking a can-
cer diagnosis for her
4 year-old son was brought
before court on Tuesday,
ABC News reported. She con-
vinced him that he was sick
by shaving his head and asked
the public for donations.

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Appeals judge blocks
ruling on stop-and-frisk

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Appeals judge
removes district
judge from case
after interviews
NEW YORK (AP) - A fed-
eral appeals court on Thurs-
day blocked a judge's ruling
that found the New York Police
Department's stop-and-frisk
policy was discriminatory and
took the unusual step of remov-
ing her from the case, saying
interviews she gave during the
trial called her impartiality into
question.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of
Appeals in Manhattan said the
rulings by U.S. District Judge
Shira A. Scheindlin will be
stayed pending the outcome of
an appeal by the city.
The judge had ruled in
August the city violated the
Constitution in how it carried.

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out its program of stopping stop-and-frisk technique, say-
and questioning people. The ing it unfairly targets minori-
city appealed her findings and ties. He said he was "extremely
her remedial orders, including disappointed" in Thursday's
a decision to assign a monitor decision.
to help the police department "We have to end the over-
change its policy and the train- use of stop and frisk - and any
ing program associated with it. delay only means a continued
During arguments, law- and unnecessary rift between
yers in the case said the police our police and the people they
department hasn't had to do prothect," he said in a statement.
anything except meet with a - The appeals court said the
monitor since the judge's deci- judge needed to be removed
sion. But the city said police offi- because she ran afoul of the
cers are afraid to stop and frisk code of conduct for U.S. judges
people now and the number of in part by compromising the
stop-and-frisks has dropped necessity for a judge to avoid
dramatically. the appearance of partiality. It
The three-judge appeals noted she -had given a series of
panel, which heard arguments media interviews and public
on the requested stay on Tues- statements responding to criti-
day, noted that the case might cism of the court. In a footnote,
be affected in a major way by it cited interviews with the New
next week's mayoral election. York Law Journal, The Associ-
Democratic candidate Bill de ated Press and The New Yorker
Blasio, who's leading in polls, magazine.
has sharply criticized and In the AP interview, Scheind-
promised to reform the NYPD's lin labeled as a "below-the-behlt
attack" on judicial indepen-
dence reports that Mayor
Michael Bloomberg had
reviewed her record to show
that most of her 15 written
"search and seizure" rulings
since she took the bench in 1994
had gone against law enforce-
ment. She said it was "quite dis-
graceful" if the mayor's office
2 was behind the study.
The 2nd Circuit said the cases
challenging stop-and-frisk poli-
6 es will be assigned to a dif-
ferent judge chosen randomly.
5 It said the new presiding judge
shall stay all proceedings pend-
2 ing further rulings by it.
After a10-week civil trial that
ended in the spring, Scheindlin
ruled that police officers vio-
lated the civil rights of tens of
8 7 9 thousands of people by wrongly
targeting black and Hispanic
1 3 men with the stop-and-frisk
'' _program. She appointed an out-
side monitor to oversee major
7 2changes, including reforms in
policies, training and supervi-
sion, and she ordered a pilot
program to test body-worn
cameras.

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Mayor Rob Ford
previously said
video did not exist
and denied scandal
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto
police said Thursday they have
obtained a video that appears to
show Mayor Rob Ford smoking
a crack pipe - a video that Ford
had claimed didn't exist and has
been at the core of a scandal that
has embarrassed and gripped
Canada for months.
Police Chief Bill Blair said
the video, recovered after being
deleted from a computer hard
drive, did not provide grounds
to press charges. Ford, a populist
mayor who has repeatedly made
headlines for his bizarre behav-
ior, vowed not to resign.
Speaking outside his office
door, Ford said with a smile: "I
have no reason to resign." He
said he couldn't defend himself
because the affair is part of a
criminal investigation involv-
ing an associate, adding: "That's
all I can say right now." Toron-

to police discovered the video
while conducting a huge surveil-
lance operation into a friend and
sometimes driver suspected of
providing Ford with drugs.
Ford faced allegations in May
that he had been caught on video
puffing from a glass crack pipe.
Two reporters with the Toronto
Star said they saw the video, but
it has not been released publicly.
Ford maintained he does not
smoke crack and that the video
does not exist.
The scandal has been the fod-
der of jokes on U.S. late night
television and has cast Canada's
largest city and financial capital
in an unflattering light.
Ford was elected mayor three
years ago on a wave of discontent
simmering in the city's outlying
suburbs. Since then he has sur-
vived an attempt to remove him
from office on conflict-of-inter-
est charges and has appeared
in the news for his increasingly
odd behavior. Through it all, the
mayor has repeatedly refused to
resign and pledged to run for re-
election next year.
But the pressure ramped up
on Thursday with all four major

dailies in the city calling on Ford
to resign.
Cheri DiNovo, a member of
Ontario's parliament, tweeted:
"Ford video nothing to celebrate
Addiction is illness. Mayor
please step down and get help?"
. On Thursday, Blair said the
video of the mayor "depicts
images that are consistent with
those previously reported in the
press."
"As a citizen of Toronto I'm
disappointed," Blair said. "This
is a traumatic issue for citizens
of this city and the reputation of
this city."
Blair said the video will come
out when Ford's associate and
occasional. driver, }Alexander
Lisi, goes to trial on drug charg-
es. Lisi now also faces extortion
charges for trying to retrieve the
recording from an unidentified
person. Blair did not say who
owned the computer containing
the video.
Blair said authorities believed
the video is linked to a home in
Toronto, referred to by a con-
fidential informant as a "crack
house" in court documents in
Lisi's drug case.

FRANK GUNN/AP
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford walks past Halloween decorations on his way to talk to media at City Hall in Toronto on Thursday.
Ford says he has no reason to step down, even though police seized a video that appears to show him smoking a crack pipe.
Toronto police have video. of
mayor smoking a crack pipe

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