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August 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 148) • Page Image 1

… Hieftje hopes for fifth term NEWS Big-budget films bring internships Thanks to a new tax incentive offered by the state of Michi- gan to films with budgets over $50,000, students with film- making aspirations are landing internships with Hollywood movie productions. See Page 2 OPINION Daily City Council endorsements The Daily chooses candidates for Ann Arbor's Democratic pri- mary elections tomorrow. See Page 4 ARTS Bloodlust presides over B...…

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…21 Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MICHIGAN FILMMAKING Big films get big tax breaks More internships available to students By BRANDON CONRADIS ManagingArts Editor When the summer began, LSA senior Brendt Rioux didn't expect to work on a film set, let alone work alongside an established storyboard artist. But a little more than a month ago, Rioux, who is concentrating in Screen Arts & Cultures, received an e-ma...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 13 FACULTY SALARIES 'U' competes for top By LINDY STEVENS over the years, he said the Univer- competitor for faculty, hasn't seen Daily News Editor sity has managed to hold its own in senior-level professors travel from the fight for faculty. Ann Arbor to Cambridge in recent The pressure to maintain excep- Hanlon said 50 professors have years. tionalfaculty canmeanofferingmore bee...…

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…41 Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C)Jbe fMidbian aili Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu EMMARIE HUETTEMAN GARY GRACA KATE TRUESDELL EDITOR IN CHIEF MANAGING EDITOR EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect theofficial positionof the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represen...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 5 CHRIS KOSLOWSKI o rTTO PASTURE E-MAIL KOSLOWSKI AT CSKOSLOW@UMICH.EDU Yo .drop the beat.isten dauand Obama you all Ci here now. Lend your ears Kennedy? Leiberman? Feingold know what they says. But y'all There's a holmes called He compromised! Cancer' ney ust play' vote McCain John McCain. Corporate liars CarolShipp? Waterboardings yu fo urth Pres Charles Fyers areamong He exerci...…

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…81 Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com WARD 1 From Page 1 Incumbent Ron Suarez will be on the ballot for a Ward 1 seat on Ann Arbor's City Council, but he doesn't want you to vote for him. Due to family and work obli- gations, Suarez pulled out of the race. He asked Patricia Lesko, who edits the online journal the Adjunct Advocate and owns the publishing company the Part- Time Press, to run in his place as a write-i...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 19 WARD 3 From Page 1 Incumbent Ward 3 Councilmem- ber Stephen Kunselman said the prin- ciple issues of his "diverse" ward are difficult to pinpoint. But both Kunsel- man and his challenger, Ann Arbor attorney Christopher Taylor, agree that new building developments are a major concern in their ward. The contentious proposal for 601 Forest, a 25-story student hous- ing high-rise o...…

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…10- Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BOOK REEi Notjust child's play By BEN VANWAGONER Associate Arts Editor You may not have noticed, but on the night of August 1st, under the cover of darkness and precisely at the witching hour, a new force entered the world. They called it "Breaking Dawn," and it was banal, sensational and unmistakably valu- able, both as literature and as a social bellwether. Theatrics aside...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 SWING From Page 10 is taut and emotional, but it only lasts for a minute. It could have been so much more. Comparing the thankless lives of America's working class to the self-indul- gent glamour of politicians, it could have illustrated the chasm that truly exists between the country's elite and the lower and middle classes. Instead, the sub- plot is completely forgotten, and ...…

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… 12 Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom BLOOD From Page 10 point: "the age of immortal infants" - what?) an omnipres- ent and strange oversight. But in the most pivotal turning point of "Breaking Dawn," she does not even pay her faux pas even this rudimentary attention. Asked to sum up the book in one word, the first thing that comes to mind is ... heavy. Dense. Plot-laden. Or strangled, rather. The final installment...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 13 KIDLIT From Page 10 the story isn't particularly revolu- tionary. Bizarre, yes, but it's essen- tially the age-old "star-crossed lovers" plot updated and given new blood. That's not to say it's unimaginative or stale - on the contrary, it's a dramatic and inter- esting new take on an eternal con- flict. Literature has been insisting for thousands of years that love is worthless...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 1 1 SP NA N 4t The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Harris asesthe Gnanan dream By ANDY REID Daily Sports Editor Maize and blue to red, white and blue. When a Michigan athlete earns a trip to the Olympics, that particular transition in uniform colors is the most common. But several of the 28 athletes and coaches with Wolver- ine ties participating in the upcom- ing Beijing Games are making a different chromatic transi...…

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…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 15 FOOTBALL BREAKDOWN 4 Threet leads in quarterback race The quarterback job is red- shirt freshman Steven Threet's job to lose. The Georgia Tech transfer is more of a pro-style quarterback than Pat White, who ran Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez's offense the last three years to great success at West Vir- ginia. Threet has a powerful arm and could open up Rodriguez's offense the ...…

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