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May 11, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 120) • Page Image 1

…. Elbe £ dgrankilg News: 7-DAILY klMonday Advertising: 7640554 One hundred seven years of edior alfreedom May 11, 1998 *Ku Klux Kln rallies at City Hall Police, peacekeepers help to control violence By Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud Daily News Edtir Racist slurs flooded Ann Arbor City Hall Saturday afternoon as 37 Ku Klux Klan members held a rally, protected from violent projectile- wielding protesters by fences and barricades. Demonstrators were hit ...…

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…2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 RALLY Continued from Page 1 ing and red in the face as the gas spread to a large area around the promenade. As a precaution, many local businesses were closed and ATM machines were shut off. One unidentified male broke a large window at the Bank of Ann Arbor and then ran away. As a security measure, Ann Arbor Police Chief Carl Ent ordered the KKK members to cease their rally as soon as the fence w...…

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…Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 3 Legislation proposes mental, physical health care equality By Heather Wiggin Daily StaffiReporter State Rep. Liz Brater (D-Ann Arbor) presented parity legislation last Tuesday that would require insurance companies to cover mental health care and physical health care equally. "Illness of the brain is another illness just like that of the heart, brain or kid- neys," Brater said. "It deserves equal ...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 Edited and managed by CHRIs FARAH DAVID WALLACE students at the ' + Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor University of Michigan Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the 420 M ay nar d Stnreet majority of the Daily'seditorial board. All other articles, letters and Ann A yrbor, M 48109 cartoons do not necessarily refect the opinion of The Michigan Daily. An.AboMI480 Th...…

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… Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 5 NOTABLE QUOTABLE 01 came as a peaceful person. I got my head cracked open because I'm a white person, and I have a tattoo that says 'White Pride.' Can I not do that? You can't beat someone because of an idea." John Patton, after being hit over the head with a bottle. Patton had been standing barechested, displaying his tattoo, at the Ku Klux Klan rally last Saturday. ETTERS T T E 0OR' Kinesiolo...…

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…Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 7 Laundry/vacuuming/etc. Walking distance to PUT YOUR COMPUTER campus. 662-7169 after 6 p.m. T WORK LAW FIRM, PART TIME, PAID assistant ILL T WORK position available, no prior experience necessary. Must be available immediately Now hiring Business School through ensuing year. Fax resume to 734- computer ab consultants for 2-3893 immed., or send to 308 W. Huron, . p tb d nutats fo L sn Arbor, MI 481...…

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…8 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 Houses to move for parking lot By Redcloud George For the Daily Chapters may be lost from Ann Arbor's history books by the end of May when three historically valuable houses are removed to make way for a new parking lot. The University currently owns the houses that are located at 916 Maiden Lane and 919 and 925 Wall Street. The need for additional parking stems from renovations the University is...…

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…Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 9 Rally gives community a peaceful alternative By Erin Holmes Daily News Editor "Injustice anyWhere is a threat to justice ev'erywhere" In the spirit of these words from Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 600 University students and Washtenaw County community members gathered at Wheeler Park on Saturday to pro- mote diversity by taking a peaceful stand against the Ku Klux Klan. While other protesters ra...…

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…10 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 Klan rally breaks out in violent A protester holds up a sign denouncing the KKK outside the fences of the rally. The police, in full riot gear, sprayed the crowd with pepper spray to keep them from tearing down the fence. As protesters attempt to tear down the fences surrounding city hail, Peace Team mem shirt ripped off (center), screams as he fights off people to keep the fence up. A note fr...…

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…The Michigan Daiy - Monday, May 11, 1998 - 11 e, police respond with tear gas MARGARET MYERA/Uaily A member of the Peace Team is helped after he Is sprayed with pepper gas. The Peace Team essentially held the fences up around the rally while the police assisted by clearing the crowd with pepper gas. WARRE ry and succeed 16 keeping them up. One Peace Team member,a I WARREN ZINN/Daily rt) was attacked by protesters for having a "white pride" ...…

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…All that can be said about the last "Seinfeld" has been said - until Thursday, 8 pm that is. Read Daily Arts next week to Monday see if the finale was truly sponge-worthy. y ,19 Bad Religion to stuf The Blind Pig with new 'No Substance' Gabe Fajuri Daily Arts Writer It's been almost two years since Bad Religion played a show in Michigan. The last time around, the seminal punk rockers brought their influential sound to the State Theatre in Do...…

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…13 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 .Evolved Sonic Youth blows its 'Leaves' into the State By Jason Birchmeier Daily Arts Writer Sonic Youth brings its mind-saturat- ing, experimental formula for poetic guitar orchestration to the State Theatre in Detroit on Thursday night. These New York City audio architects will perform a new portfolio of epic, *rtistically distorted symphonies from their highly anticipated new album, "A Thousan...…

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…14 -- The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 The Jesus Lizard brings its 'punk assault' to A2 Moody By Colin Bartos Daily Arts Writer Oh, it was a good night in Ann Arbor. The Blind Pig, usually home to inane local bands and the occa- sional indie-rock snob, didn't know what hit it. How could a club that holds 400 people ever be ready for the mayhem of a Jesus Lizard show? Bassist David Wm. Sims, the dri- ving force behind the band, stood ...…

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…BIG TEN TOURNAMENT Gillies comes through in clutch Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 15 By T.J. Berka Daily Sports Editor For the balance of the season, the fortune: the Michigan softball team depended on the With the combination of pitcher Sara Griff 31-1 record and catcher Melissa Gentile's home runs, the second-ranked Wolverines h *rrpiled a 52-5 record. But this weekend, the two G's we enough, and Iowa placed Michigan in the lo...…

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…BASEBALL Cervenak chasing Ted Williams Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily -17 By Josh Kislnbaum Daily Sports Editor You can bet Michigan third baseman Mike Cervenak is wearing his lucky socks today. In the final game of the season, a 1 p.m. match at Indiana, the New Boston native is trying to etch his name into the Michigan qcord book. Cervenak is trying to become the S 1Ith player in Michigan Baisball baseball history to bat N k .4...…

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…18 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 11, 1998 Regionals approach for tennis. Brooke Hart and her Michigan teammates head to South Bend this weekend for the NCAA Regionals. Along with Regionals, Hart and doubles partner Danielle Lund will com- pete at the NCAA champi- onships in doubles. EMILY NATHAN/Daily Men's By Stephanie Often HDaily Sprs Writer The Michigan tennis teams' eason will continue for at least another week. The NCAA men's ten...…

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…Monday, May 11, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 19 Men's track comes home By Chris Langrill For the Daily In its first home meet of the outdoor season, the Michigan men's track team garnered some impres- sive victories at the Phil Diamond Invitational this past weekend. With strong showings from teams such as Ohio State, Toledo, Eastern Michigan and Siena Heights, the two-day invitational was well contested. Both days saw a mix of sun and clouds...…

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…This weekend's NCAA Regional marks the last time the No. 2 softball team Mnd plays at home. Catch them while you Monday Cardinals on 'M' dance card Michigan to host Ball State, DePaul and Illinois-Chicago By Rick Reeman Daily Sports Editor The Alumni Field stands will be filled with flat vowels and fans drinking 'pop' this weekend. Michigan will host three other teams from the midwest in the NCAA Regional tourna- ment. The Wolverines (52-5) w...…

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