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…till a I<Alr+ x%461 ,^ r Today: Mostly cloudy. High 72. Low 59. Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. High 68. One hundred ezht years of'edit n;71freedcm Thorsday September 9, 1999 M '"' " . E } . a'3 sx .,.,.- ,,. :, Yatkqr'is %rk l £ 'W. 'tl/yt n . <. A"a ;d," ' +S r° ' "$ ^, @, , v. . A.. ,, .y #yy An early warning for Y2K? k's 9-9-99 ITD anticipates no computer problems with 9999 termination code By Jodie Kaufman For the Daily A hile fears of c...…

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…2A - The Michigan Daiy - Thursday, September 9, 1999 NATION/WORLD Doctors watch as lungs light up WASHINGTON (AP) - In a labora- tory at the University of Virginia, a hand- ful of patients inhaled a deep breath of helium and watched their lungs light up. Scientists are exploring a dramatic new way to peer into patients' bodies: using specially treated gases that let doctors watch, for the first time, how breath flows through the lungs. The t...…

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… SEARCH * urgery replaces mputated gers with toes University Hospital's second toe-to- a surgery patient will soon return to eon his farm in Silverwood, Mich., >lowing physical therapy. Last July, rgeons transplanted three of Orlin otter's toes - two from one foot and e from another - to his hand after Il five fingers were amputated in a ring accident. The hospital performed its first rgery of this kind on Michigan rmer Thomas Schultz 18 month...…

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…4A - The Michigan Daily - Thursaay, September 9, 1999 5Iw Sidigan &zil For the last time, I've never called it 420 Maynard Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 daily.letters@umich.edu Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan HEATHER KAMIINS Editor in Chief JEFFREY KOSSEFF DAVID WALLACE Editorial Page Editors Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion offthe majority offthe Dailys editorial board. All other a...…

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…-LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 --7A 9 ities receive positive, negative marks in study LANSING (AP) - Michigan's cities are doing a bet- ter job tackling crime, health, jobs and education, but still are having a tough time holding onto residents and businesses, according to a new legislative study released Wednesday. The Status of Michigan Cities report was prepared for the state House Bipartisan Urban Caucu...…

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…(a nd come back wit credits) h Thanks to the Virtual Jewish University (http://www.bar ilan.edu), a program of Bar-Ilan University, you can take on-line, for-credit courses on Jewish history and culture from some of Israel's most distinguished scholars. World-class professors from Bar-Ilan U., Israel's largest university, are offering the following courses in English via the Internet this fall: . The Judean Desert Scrolls " Jerusalem Throug...…

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…k ation festivalAan & gt Tomorrow In Daily Arts: M an animation screens at the Michigan Theater. As part of U Check out Daily Arts for reviews of the new films "Trick,. Goethe-Institut's fall film series, a collection of animation by "Stigmata" and 'White Boss." ous filmmakers will be shown. 7 p.m. -RT ShThursday September 9, 1999 lusical Titanic' tells more than story o sinkg sp Christopher Tkaczyk y ArtsWriter Titanic," the musical by Maury...…

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…10A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 New movies appear to brighten dull days of farl By Erin Podolsky Daily Arts Writer Days getting longer. Students getting drunker. Homework pile getting bigger. No, it's not another lame article on how to survive the back-to-school blues. It's the fall movie preview. As always, fall is the best time of year for the movie industry as the cold- er temperatures in most of the country send aud...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 11A icko's 'Rebels' pulses with Detroit techno scene echno Rebels an-Sicko illboard Books ** Shat exactly is "techno" music? It een around for nearly 20 years, et the majority of Americans are irly clueless about this new and xciting form of music edging its way to the mainstream thanks to artists uch as Madonna. Books such as Generation Ecstasy" and "Altered tate" discuss electronic music...…

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…12A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Sega's Dreamcast serves up a next generation of video gaming By Ted Watts Daily Arts Wter Isn't that cute? The next generation of video game consoles just got born in this country. With its 200MHz processor and built in 56k modem, the Sega Dreamcast seems more like a home computer than a $199 video gaming machine. It's hard to directly compare consoles, but the Dreamcast is a 128 bit sy...…

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…14A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 A weekly guide to who's where, what's happening and why you need to be there .. Films opening American Beauty Getting a buzz as one of the best of the year, this film starsn evin Spacey and Annette Benning as a couple in all of its suburban splendor. At State: 7:20 (Tues. only) Blue Streak A sneak preview of the new Martin Lawrence flick about a thief who pretends to be a cop in order to ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 15A 0 He who wins the Sweepstakes, buys the pizza. $10,000 (50) Second Prizes: Panasonic portable CD player. (1) Grand Prize: $1o,ooo college scholarship. (1o) First Prizes: iMac G3/333 MHz computer. Open a Basic Checking account at Bank One and you'll be entered for a chance to win the Bank One College Sweepstakes. With Basic Checking there's no minimum balance requirement, a low mont...…

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…16A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Square releases new 'Fantasy Findl Fantasy VIII Square Sony Pfaystation After a two-year break, the design team at Square has launched another hard-hitting servo against free time, G.P.A.s, and social activity with the highly anticipated release of Final Fantasy VIII. Now all of us video game AIdicts have yet another fix destinedto-shutdown our lives for a week. . It's Very hard not to st...…

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…18A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 NATION/\WORLD Federal government to start gn buyback effort Los Angeles 'ines WASHINGTON -Opening a new front in the debate over gun violence, the Clinton admin- istration will announce today the federal govern- went's largest effort to buy firearms now in pri- te hands, the Los Angeles Times has learned. The Department of Housing and Urban evelopment will provide S14 million in grants ...…

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… LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 19A Glory night Detroit teachers agree to end t' < strike, set to begin school today DETROIT (AP) - Detroit's striking teachers voted overwhelmingly yesterday to return to work in the morning, ending an extended summer vacation for 180,000 students. Teachers approved a temporary extension of their old contract until the union can hold a secret vote by mail to decide whether...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 21A trand name advertisements infiltrate popular films Los Angeles Times In an early scene in "Mystery Men," this summer's super- hero movie parody, the mighty Captain Amazing routs a pack f thugs terrorizing a retirement home party, then strides off with his publicist to meet the press. As reporters pepper him questions about.a Pepsi endorsement, of all things, we fnally make out the patches...…

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…22A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Awards have odd history Los Angeles Times With the 51st annual Emmy Awards on tap for Sunday on Fox, it's the perfect time to look at some of the strange, fun factoids in the history of the awards. Angela Lansbury isn't quite the Susan Lucci of the prime-time Emmys - but close. The star of the classic mys- tery series, "Murder, She Wrote," was nominated for best actress in a drama 'seri...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 23A . \ .::. . . .: . . ,'' < Q " f" ' ; < tz< , ; < c . . : THE ULTINATE FA TASY FOOTBALL R I E N C E FREE GAMES PLAY THE WEEKLY N ONE PLACE I, IddM&L AOL p, r. .q gg 4 Types of Drafts N Multiple League Sizes COACH'S'; CLIPBOARD CHALLENGE! Group Play 4 Scoring Systems 4layer Profiles Unlimited Transactions x 18 Different Stats efensive Players <. >: ,F: 1 ...…

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…24A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 NATION/WORLD 11 . ff I 30,000 East Timorese flee ongoing chaos in homeland J t Wx aFR x . . DILI, Indonesia (AP) - Driven by fear, killings and army gunfire, East Timorese jammed onto ships and into trucks yesterday as soldiers patrolled their homeland, trying to keep it from sinking further into chaos. With an estimated 30,000 people having fled the provincial capital in the past ...…

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… 'NATION/WORLD The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 25A "' Experts testify about dangers in farm consolidation CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Sweeping changes in agriculture in recent years - with rising numbers of mergers creating giant agribusiness conglomerates - pose the greatest threat to farmersand consumers in this century, top farm experts warned. Iowa State University economist Neil Hart led not only do high-profile merg...…

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…olkte lfidtrituu B~ruidg Ya g & \ t now, two . ?. a Ite f ~ lan y ,t1? t:! Pge< ee ou later, Hao... and wkiestoo S o the halo-haters may have their halo-hating way after all. Great. Was it worth it? Was it worth getting worked up into a radio talk-show sized lather over yards of sheet metal and paint? s it really the worst scourge visited upon the Big fOuse since Woody Hayes or four-loss seasons? Was Tom Goss really the Worst Athletic Direc...…

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…2B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Schmitt succeeds at new role for soccer By Stephanie Offen Daily Sports Writer The current success of the Michigan soccer team can be credit- ed to someone you wouldn't normal- ly expect. The person who deserves thanks quit playing soccer in the fifth grade. Emily Schmitt, a senior tri-cap- tain and currently the team's leading scorer, may not even be playing if it weren't for a childhood...…

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…The Michigan Daly - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 3B Cooper: thrice is still just as nice Comets' star addresses city after third title Associated Press HOUSTON - First, Cynthia Cooper preached. Then she launched into a rap. Regardless of her delivery style, the message was clear for thousands of Houstonians who turned out to celebrate on a sweltering Wednesday: The Houston Comets foiled the skeptics to win their third WNB3A champi- onship. ...…

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…48 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 L.A. City Council against using Wunds on NFL LOS ANGELES -- After a spirit- return an N ed debate, the City Council went on said a new record Tuesday as opposing the use benefit the of existing public funds for an NFL rounding E team, although it did leave some Counciln loopholes. most adam The resolution was largely a sym- tax-moneyi bolic measure, since the city has had not b 'offered no...…

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…Thursday, September 9, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 58 rormer QB Dreisbach finds his way with Raiders DREISBACH Continued from Page 1A Nov. 16 Penn State game, Dreisbach s replaced by Brian Griese. Although he started the following week against Ohio State, he was once again replaced by Griese due to injury. After that game, Dreisbach never started another game at quarterback. "I had strong support from my fam- ily, my friends and my teammates...…

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…68 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 ASSURANCE AND BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES KWASHA HR SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES TAX & LEGAL SERVICES At PricewaterhouseCoopers, we offer you the opportunity to grow personally as well as professionally. After all, the more we grow together, the more everyone profits together. Now that you know something about us, why no...…

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…Thursday, September 9, 1999 -The Michigan Daily -- 7 reorgia Tech, Florida State to joust for ACC supremacy .e .. y Dan Ding"rson aily Sports Writer After two weeks on the gridiron, ery little has been decided. There is ontroversy within and between ams. Who's the No. I quarterback? 's the number one team? his weekend should provide a ttle clarity in the race for the ational championship, featuring me of the best early season atchups so far....…

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…8B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Hokies aren't pokey against UAB Dy Nathan Warters The Collegiate Times (U-WIRE) BLACKSBURG, Va. (U-WIRE) - For the third time in as many years, the Virginia Tech Hokies will square off against the UAB Blazers. Against the Hokies, the Blazers have yet to walk away with a victory. In fact, the Blazers have failed to score a single point against the Tech defense. The teams' first meeting was...…

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…Thursday, September 9, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 98 Tech determined to make statement ATLANTA (AP) - Not only does No. 10 Georgia Tech have its hands full with top-ranked Florida State on Saturday night, the Yellow Jackets must find a way to drown out the noise from 50,000 folks rooting for the Seminoles, whaven't lost at home since 1991. e oddsmakers have taken that into consideration and made the Seminoles an 18-point favorite in the na...…

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…10B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Field hockey coaches use internationa experience to gain edge in Big Ten By Michael Kern Daily Sports Writer This summer playing for the U. S. national field hockey team in the Pan American Games, Michigan assistant coach Tracey Fuchs was forced to sit out of the United States' last two games leading into the gold medal game because of a 102 degree fever. Although Fuchs was still recove...…

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…Thursday, September 9, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 13B EXPERI ENCE Michigan football is one of the oldest traditions in Ocollege sports today. Part of it is the thousands of fans that fill the Big House each football Saturday to experi- ence more than the touchdowns, the sacks, and the fum- bles on the playing field. Past the fifty-yard line, beyond the goal post, and an inch in front of your nose lies what makes Michigan foot- ball the best...…

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…14B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Davenport continues reign at U.S. Open with close victory over Pierce 4 NEW YORK (AP) - Lindsay Davenport barely clung to her reign as U.S. Open champi- on yesterday, thanks to the most auspicious shower and a double-fault on match point by Mary Pierce that made a packed stadium groan. Davenport survived two match points against her, then came back from the rain break to beat Pierce 6-2...…

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…168 - The Michigan Daily -- Thursday, September 9, 1999 _____ 11 THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP Invites all PhD students nearing graduation to attend a presentation by 1 . s (' Ii. Jim Andrew Vice President, Chicago "From Chicago to Singapore, Mumbai and Back" Reflections on Consulting in a Globalizing Economy . * * * Davidson Hall 1276 Tuesday, September 14 at :0p.m. Reception to follow Casual Attire 0 * * * in E F …

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…Thursday, September 9, 1999 - The Michigan Daily -17 .Newcombe to rmansta rting Bat Nebaska, Couch y LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Eric Crouch dmits he was upset when Nebraskacoach Frank Solich told him he would't be the Cornhuskers' start- ing quartrback. He played well in pre- season ompetition with Bobby Newcomb and thought he deserved the job, Ut said he didn't consider leaving th team because he didn't get it. Crouh put an end Tuesday to rumgors...…

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…1 ±-8B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 World Series not too far off for zany prognostication attempts Newsday jIt's not too early to start dreaming about potential World Series matchups. Some real doozies are still possible. N4ew York-New York would be hard to trump, but several other pairings could rank right up there in terms of intrigue ' and star power. One thing we would like to avoid is a rematch of a recent Series i...…

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… Thursday, September 9, 1999 - The Michigan Daily -- 19B * Former Nebraska B Frazier returns as Baylor coach Galloway holds out; leaves Seahawks in lurch WACO, Texas (AP) - Tommie Frazier always knew he would >ecome a football coach. But first, he had to pass a test. By choice, the former Nebraska Cornhuskers' star quarterback spent the past two years avoiding the game he once dominated. He worked in the Nebraska gover- nor's public informa...…

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…208 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 QB platoons find increasing popularity with top programs By Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Tumes Somebody has to stop the two- quarterback madness that has spread to some of our nation's finest cam- puses. That somebody is going to be me. Florida'Coach Steve Spurrier start- ed this recent spate with his diaboli- cal play-to-play quarterback rotation, but he's Spurrier and you're not, so let's...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 218 Ready to Make the GrAde Get Clicking. Go to wsj .corn/learn for a very special offer that will be music to your ears. cdnow.com Your Music. Your Store. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL INTERACTIVE EDITION A …

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…22B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 World Cup victory heightens attention for women's soccer By Robert Cohn Independent Florida Alligator (U-WIRE) - It took a matter of seconds, but it has been a long time coming. It was a left-footed thwack and a moment of jubilation. A moment that saw Brandi Chastain tear off her No. 6 USA jersey and reveal her black Nike Inner Actives sports bra. But while she was unveiling, Chastain als...…

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…Thursday, September 9, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 23B I Golden Gophers athletics found in violation of Title IX Vlichigan cited as one of the Big Ten schools that complied with the title y Tammy J. Osid iinesoa Dail INNEAPOLIS - One major wing y - 750 square feet - of the niversity's new state fair building epicts student-athletes slam dunking, itting homers and driving down the irway. But all these full-color, glossy hotos showcase men: ...…

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…024B - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 9, 1999 Global resources. Local presence. *1 The fast track ".S'::" ::" ':':":ti': . r. .............. .y:*~* i.. i t t i a x 3 A- I. I 4 To maintain the stature of Warburg Dillon Read as the leading global investment bank, we only hire the best. After completing a rigorous training program, you'll join a strict meritocracy where responsibility is given early on and success is rewarded ...…

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