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WEDNESDAY,, NOVEMBER 4, 2009 WEDNESDAY

QUOTE OF THE DAY

NEWS NEAR NE AR & FAR

“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.

Want to know what people are talking about? Here’s a list o the ve most e-mailed stories rom Kansan.com: InternatIonal

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

ET CETERA  The University Daily ly Kansan is the student newspaper o the University o Kansas. The irst copy is paid through the student activity ee. Additional copies o The Kansan are 25 cents. Subscriptions can be purchased at the Kansan business oice, 119 Stauer-Flintt Hall, 1435 Jayhawk  Stauer-Flin Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045.  The University Daily ly Kansan (ISSN 0746-4967) is published daily during the school year except Saturday, Sunday, all break, spring break and exams and weekly during the summer session excluding holidays. Periodical postage is paid in Lawrence, KS 66044. Annual subscriptions by mail are $120 plus tax. Student subscriptions are paid through the student activity ee. Postmaster: Send address changes to The University Daily Kansan, 119 Stauer-Flint Hall, 1435 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045

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 reected reected 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 — Arican countries ended a boycott o  meetings at U.N. climate negotiations on Tuesday, ater winning promises or more in-depth talks on how much rich nations need to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

For more news, turn to KUJH-TV on Sunlower Broadband Channel 31 in Lawrence. The studentproduced news airs at 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Also, check out KUJH online at tv.ku.edu. KJHK is the student voice in radio. Each day there is news, music, sports, talk  shows and other content made or students, by students. Whether it’s rock ‘n’ roll or reggae, sports or special events, KJHK 90.7 is or you.

BY MICHelle CooMBS

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

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4. Rapper indicted on capital murder charges FARMVILLE, Va. — An aspiring Caliornia 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 girlriend, 16-year-old Emma Niederbrock; her parents, 50-year-old Presbyterian minister Mark Niederbrock  and 53-year-old Longwood University proessor 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 beore 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 beore being caught. women allegedly married to the

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Due to the Aricans’ 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 osets and action by developing countries, said John Ash, chairman o the negotiations on emissions.  The Aricans, supported supported by about 70 other developing countries, said industrial nations were making weak commitments to stave o dramatic temperature rises while Arica 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 thet 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 thet o a driver’s license, at unspecied 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 eect 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 thet o a CD player, at a loss o $600.

— Associated Press

Atmospheric science

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 thet 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 dierent 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 knie-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 ater 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 thet 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 thet o  a purse and contents, at a loss o $457.

— Associated Press

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