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Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Racial profiling laws face challenges after attacks
By James Zwilling
Staff Reporter

Texas’ new racial profiling laws, which took effect Sept. 1, may be challenged by policing agencies following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks against the United States, assistant professor of criminal justice Chip Burns said Tuesday.
Burns said there will likely be legislation aimed at reserving the rights of policing agencies to profile certain individuals, especially at airports.
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Carter BloodCare now
accepting blood donations

By Jill Sutton
Staff Reporter

Carter BloodCare began accepting blood donations once again Monday after turning people away last week because it feared a surplus, said Jenny Nelson, a Carter BloodCare spokesperson.
Nelson said that one week after the tragedies in New York and Washington, approximately 16,000 units of blood had been donated by area citizens.

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Proud presentation

David Dunai/SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER
Air Force ROTC members present the nation’s and the state’s colors before the kickoff at Saturday’s football game. Members of Phi Kappa Sigma presented the large flag in the background as the TCU Marching Band played patriotic songs.

Fortunate Frog
Game show winner’s family convinces WFAA 8 to air episode
Skiff Staff

Erin Kerns, a junior business major, and her mother said they were very upset Thursday evening when instead of showing Wheel of Fortune, WFAA Channel 8 ran a special show on the DART transportation rail system.
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Promising progress
Rise School celebrates first anniversary
By Piper Huddleston
Staff Reporter

Jakob Westbrook, 2, used to be a shy and a quiet kid, but after attending the Rise School for one year, he dives into a group of people like he is everybody’s best friend, said Marla Westbrook, Jakob’s mother.
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LIFESTYLES

Happy Together?
Cohabitation can lead to either marriage or separation, but college students need to be aware of the facts
By Angie Chang and Sarah McClellan
Skiff Staff

Vanessa Calkin and Dean Forshee decided to move in together after three months of dating, but their plans did not involve practicing a mock marriage.

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Several factors need to be considered before moving in with significant other
Commentary by Bethany McCormack

Before I will ever live with my boyfriend, several things will have to happen. This includes a rock appearing on my finger, my family and friends squeezing into a flower-filled chapel and a man holding a Bible proclaiming, “you may now kiss the bride.”
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