WEDNESDAY,, NOVEMBER 4, 2009 WEDNESDAY
QUOTE OF THE DAY
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“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.”
ON CAMPUS The Graduate Programs Open Open House will begin at 9 a.m. in Locke Atrium in Eaton Hall. Diabetes Education will begin at 11 a.m. in the Kansas Union.
— Galileo Galilei
The USS Executive Executive Committee governance will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Alcove G in the Kansas Union.
FACT OF THE DAY The Earth is not a sphere! It actually is an oblate spheroid; it is squashed slightly at the poles and bulges out at the equator due to its rotation.
The Education Career Career Fair Fair will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Kansas Union.
— astronomyforbeginner astronomyforbeginners.com s.com
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About 8 a.m. Sunday near 23rd Street and Naismith Drive, a University student reported criminal damage to his vehicle, at a loss o $200.
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1. Politically Correct: The public opinion 2. Letter to the Editor: Public opinion 3. New pharmacy building on schedule to open 4. Demonstrators hope to stop wetland road talks 5. Housing proposal aims to stop alcohol abuse
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1. Hillary Clinton attempts to restart peace talks CAIRO — U.S. Secretary o State Hillary Rodham Clinton is holding hastily arranged meetings with Egyptian leaders to discuss the stalemate over restarting peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. She ew to Cairo on Tuesday night rom Marrakech, Morocco, instead o returning to Washington as scheduled. The change reected reected Obama administration eagerness to tamp down Arab worries that the U.S. is dropping its demand that Israel halt construction o housing in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
2. African nations nations end climate conference boycott BARCELONA, Spain — Arican countries ended a boycott o meetings at U.N. climate negotiations on Tuesday, ater winning promises or more in-depth talks on how much rich nations need to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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Major: Atmospheric science College or School: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree(s) Offered: Bachelor of Science, minor Required Credit Hours: The student is required to complete a total of 124 credit hours to earn a Bachelor of Science. Of those hours, 95 are general requirements for all students majoring in atmospheric science. The remaining 29 hours are specific to the four specialized options within the major of atmospheric science, general meteorology, air pollution
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We just nished our third coldest October on record.
3. Bush throws out pitch at Japanese Japa nese base baseball ball game
4. Rapper indicted on capital murder charges FARMVILLE, Va. — An aspiring Caliornia rapper has been indicted on capital murder charges in the deaths o our people ound bludgeoned to death at a central Virginia home in September September.. The Prince Edward Edward County Circuit Court indictments were returned or 20-year-old Richard “Sam” McCroskey o Castro Valley, Cali. McCroskey is charged in the Sept. 18 deaths o his girlriend, 16-year-old Emma Niederbrock; her parents, 50-year-old Presbyterian minister Mark Niederbrock and 53-year-old Longwood University proessor Debra Kelley; and Emma’s riend, 18-year-old Melanie Wells o Inwood, W.Va. T
TOKYO — Former Former President President George W. Bush threw out the ceremonial rst pitch Tuesday beore Game 3 o the Japan Series between the Yomiuri Giants and Nippon Ham Fighters. 5. Texas judge excludes Bush, wearing a Yomiuri warmup jacket, took the mound at documents in bigamy case Tokyo Dome Dome and threw a pitch to ELDORADO, Texas — A Texas Giants catcher Shinnosuke Abe judge is ordering that that some that bounced once in the dirt documents showing multiple beore being caught. women allegedly married to the
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Due to the Aricans’ demands, most o the rest o this week’s talks in Barcelona will be devoted to discussing carbon-cutting pledges rather than other issues including carbon osets and action by developing countries, said John Ash, chairman o the negotiations on emissions. The Aricans, supported supported by about 70 other developing countries, said industrial nations were making weak commitments to stave o dramatic temperature rises while Arica was being devastated by droughts and oods blamed on global warming.
Town prohibits ownership of more than three cats DUDLEY, Mass. — It’s now illegal in one Massachusetts town to own more than three cats without getting a special
meteorology, hydrometeorology and news media forecasting. For a minor in atmospheric science, students must complete 20 credit hours. Sample of Major Courses: “Weather Forecasting,” “Unusual Weather,” “Climate and Climate Change,” “Air Pollution Meteorology,” “Special Problems in Meteorology.” Career Possibilities: Students graduating with degrees in atmospheric science are prepared for careers in education, business, communications and various governmental sectors. In addition, there are many students who go on to work for the National Weather Service or in
license. Voters at a town meeting in Dudley on Monday night added language to a town bylaw that makes it illegal to own more than three cats without a $50 residential kennel license. Dudley is about 60 miles southwest o Boston. The article was in response to to a neighborhood eud over the 15 cats owned by Mary Ellen Richards. The Telegram Telegram & Gazette Gazette o Worcesterr reports that one Worceste neighbor claimed the cats have ruined his yard. Richards has put her home up or sale and says she plans to move to a “more cat-riendly community.”
same man in a polygamist group be excluded rom his trial on charges o child sexual abuse. District Judge Barbara Walther on Tuesday ordered that a document listing one pregnant woman and three nursing mothers, all allegedly married to 38-year-old Raymond Jessop, be redacted. He has pleaded not guilty.
About 9 a.m. Sunday near 21st Street and Bishop Court, a University student reported an auto burglary and the thet o an iPod, at a loss o $55. About 11 a.m. Sunday near 13th Street and Crestline Drive, a University student reported an auto burglary and criminal damage to his vehicle, at a loss o $500.
6. Rhode Island ends indoor prostitution law
About 11:30 a.m. Sunday near 16th and Massachusetts streets, a University student reported the thet o a driver’s license, at unspecied losses.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island Gov. Don Carcieri has signed legislation closing a loophole that made indoor prostitution legal and allowed more than 30 suspected brothels to operate around the state. The bills signed signed Tuesday Tuesday end Rhode Island’s status as the only state that allowed indoor prostitution statewide. The practice is legal in parts o Nevada. The new law took eect im mediately. Carcieri praised the new law as a step orward and said it ended Rhode Island’s “terrible” distinction.
About noon Sunday near 6th and Michigan streets, a University student reported criminal damage to his vehicle, at a loss o $300. About noon Sunday near 26th Street and Dover Square, a University student reported an auto burglary, criminal damage and the thet o a CD player, at a loss o $600.
— Associated Press
broadcasting. By choosing one of the four options, students also have the opportunity to enter into more specialized career fields. Additional Opportunities: Students majoring in atmospheric science have the opportunity to graduate with honors by completing a minimum of nine hours of upperdivision credit with a grade point average of 3.5 in all atmospheric science courses and a minimum 3.25 grade point average overall. The student must also complete ATMO 499, an independent study course where the student will prepare an honors paper, which he or she will present to a committee. — Edited by Tim Burgess
Why did you decide to pursue this major?
About 1 p.m. Sunday at a parking lot on campus, someone reported criminal damage to the driver’s side mirror o his or her vehicle, at a loss o $200. About 4 p.m. Sunday near 9th and Arkansas streets, a University student reported an aggravated burglary and criminal damage to a window. About 4 p.m. Sunday near 15th Street and Crestline Drive, a University student reported an auto burglary and the thet o a CD player, at a loss o $80. About 11 p.m. Sunday near McCollum Hall, someone reported a criminal threat.
BRAD MOORE Overland Park sophomore “It’s interesting to learn about why we get tornados, hail and all o that stu. Weather is really interesting to me.”
Police search for man who robbed bank four times
Valet attacks man trying to steal woman’s purse
TAMARAC, TAMARA C, Fla. — Investigators Investigators are searching or a man who has robbed the same South Florida bank our times in the past year. The suspect has targeted a Tamarac BankAtlantic BankAtlantic so many many times that during the last heist one o the tellers said, “He’s here again.” The alleged robber robber is heavyset heavyset and has dreadlocks. He wears dierent clothes each time, but during Saturday’s heist the suspect wore all-black clothes, gloves and a black hat. Investigators said the man ordered tellers to ll a bag with cash, then casually walked out.
BOSTON — A Boston parking valet armed with an umbrella is being credited or helping a woman ght o a knie-wielding purse snatcher. Police said Tuesday that that 61-year-old 61-year-old Barbara Pero o Auburn was attacked Monday night outside a Boston condominium just ater her car was brought up by a valet parking service. A man orced his way into the car and threatened to kill her. 23-year-old Valet Felix Vega grabbed an umbrella rom his manager’s ofce and began beating the suspect.
About 5 a.m. Monday near 23rd and Harper streets, a University student reported an auto burglary, criminal damage and the thet o a GPS and satellite radio receiver, at a loss o $1,100. About 7 a.m. Monday near 23rd Street and Haskell Avenue, a University employee reported an auto burglary and criminal damage to a vehicle, at a loss o $430. About 7 p.m. Monday near 14th and Ohio streets, a University student reported the thet o a purse and contents, at a loss o $457.
— Associated Press
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