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October 31, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…The Statement ie~i an Bat iy )NE-HIUNDIRED EIG AT )ITORIAI FREEDC Ann Arbor, Michigan ELECTION CATCH-22 Wednesday, October 31, 2007 michigandaily.com F * Feds: U ignored disabled fans 42-page letter cites University's continued failure to accommodate wheelchair-bound fans at Big House INACCESSIBLE STADIUM Some of the problems with Michigan Stadium cited by the Education Department PRESSBOX:Althoughthe pressboxis used as overflow seat...…

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… 4 2A - Wednesday, October 31, 2007 POPCORN PROTEST Blame Canada Autumn is upon us. Trees burst with colors of red, yellow and orange before their leaves plunge to the earth. The winds gradually change from pleas- antly warm to uncomfort- ably cold, and a veil of clouds enshrouds the once-radiant glow of the sun. But is all that a good thing? According to weather.com, nine out of the next 10 days in Ann Arbor will be partly to mostly cloud...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON U.S. Navy helping pirated vessel A U.S. Navy destroyer helped sailors who retook control of their vessel yesterday in a deadly battle with pirates after the North Kore- an-flagged ship was hijacked off Somalia, the American military said. A helicopter flew from the USS James E. Williams to investigate a phoned-in tip of a hijacked vessel, and demanded by bridge-to-bridge radio that...…

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… 4A - Wednesday, October 31, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 mJb 1ihdpigan ~&Ilyj Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. r k. 420 Msynsrd Sc. Ann Arbor, MO 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu The University is discriminating against individuals with mobility impairments on the basis of disability." - A U.S. Department of Education report dated Oct. 26 summarizing an investigation of Michigan Stadium's ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 31, 2007 - 5A Letting go of music control Yeesh. Real? Uh huh Steve Carell can't save insincere movie By BLAKE GOBLE in Real Life" is a dishonest dram- DailyArts Writer edy that fails on this basic level. Set amid a family reunion in That title is a huge misnomer. Rhode Island, the film features Dan does not live in real life. the exploits of Dan Burns (the Maybe his resembles a re...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 31, 2007 - 7A a BUDGET From pagelA caseworkers would be hired - some at private agencies and some with the government. Sen. Bill Hardiman (R-Kent- wood) also said money saved by privatizing more juvenile justice services could be used to add state workers in local welfare offices, where he said staff-to-client ratios are as high as 500 to one. "That's way too high to do real social wo...…

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… 4 8A - Wednesday, October 31, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Bold predictions motivate Ringer By KEVIN WRIGHT Daily Sports Editor Michigan State running back Javon Ringer sat just a table-length away from his new coach Mark Dantonio at Big Ten Media Day in August, and even in the noisy room, it wouldn't have been hard for Dantonio to hear Ringer's plea. Repeatedly, Ringer would tell reporters he never had the chance in his tw...…

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…0 ...wV qw w a v w w ! I 12B The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, October 31, 2007 A farewell to Anberay n a move that sounds more like a scene from science fiction than reality, the Chi- cago real-estate company Zaragon Inc. bought and has recently demolished Melrose Place, the apartment complex near EastQuad on East University Avenue, to make way for a 10-story high-rise. I lived in Melrose Place - also known as the Castle at Anberay -...…

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…V V V V _ - a v 0 0 w Th -McignDal -Wensdy0Otbe 007 new ul es rule 57: You're iot fooling anyone when you order a diet coke with your triple bacon burger. rule 58: Wearing a mini- skirt in sub-zero temperatures will not make you look hot. Only cold. rule 59: Picking an occupation and putting the word "sexy" in front of it is rarely a good costume idea. E-mail rule submissions to TheStatement@umich.edu THE EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK with GARY...…

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…0 0 a AOL a 0 w w ThM -Wednesday,c 300 A TIP FOR DEVELOPING YOUR John Maxwell Coetzee: A South African Nobel Prize-winning author so publicity-averse he didn't COCKTAIL PARTY VERNACULAR show up to collect his two Booker Prizes in person BOOK From page 8B were presumed' guilty unless they distanced themselves from Islamic militancy. Muslims could theoretically be accepted as indi- viduals if they proved by words and expressions of patri...…

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…r iV - ww a w 0 WensaOcoe 1 007 - eMchga3aiy, y -3 W dnesdy, Otober31,0 A TIP FOR DEVELOPING YOUR Metastasio: The18th century Italian poet who pio- Ceered the operatic style now called "opera seria," which COCKTAIL PARTY VERNACULAR emhodies High Baroque-era dramatics through music. 1 Flexting: Are you guilty of it? A recent survey of British mobile phone users confirmed what many students on campus have known for a long time: The te...…

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…d s i A The Michigan Dail - WednesdIay, October 31, 2007 A TIP FOR DEVELOPING YOUR Slow Food movement: A global effort to preserve local plants, animals and traditional techniques of food COCKTAIL PARTY VERNACULAR preparation. It has 70,000 adherents in SD countries. a 0 WenedyOcoer31 006 - heMihianDaly S Escaping the shadow of, the Twin Towers: Arab Americans post-9/11 In an excerpt from his soon-to-be-released book about Arab America...…

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…S S U . AM AMML AM S S 0 0 6 hen a - GOsODtuber h1,s2AD7 Even a GOOD university has its BAD5 pots A LOOK AT THE DARKEST MOMENTS IN UNIVERSITY HISTORY BY BRIAN TENGEL I Daily Staff Reporter any of us like to imagine the University asa beacon of progress. We see it as a place where ideas are expounded and values debated. We envision an institution devoted to the education and-advancement of its students, a forum where diversity and academ...…

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