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Tuesday, November 27, 2001
News
CAMPUS AND LOCAL

Jons Grille owner dies Saturday
By Erin LaMourie
Staff Reporter

Jons Grille, a popular restaurant and hang out for students and faculty for more than a decade, is closed indefinitely following the death of the owner Saturday.
Restaurant owner Jon Meyerson, 52, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s report.

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New online application saves time
By Sarah McClellan
Staff Reporter

A new online application process could save the Office of Admissions up to 700 hours of data entry time if used by every applicant, said Ray Brown, dean of admissions.
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College
Briefs

Some unhappy with evacuation process
By Erin LaMourie
Staff Reporter

Residents of Beckham-Shelburne Hall were allowed to move back into the building this weekend after being forced to evacuate after a faulty transformer caused power outages Monday Nov. 19.
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Coaches, offices relocated into trailers
By Kristin Campbell
Staff Reporter

Due to construction on the west side of the Rickel Building, about 40 spaces in the southern end of the parking lot on the northwest corner of Stadium Drive and Bellaire Drive North are now occupied by modular buildings, said David Hoyler, Physical Plant project intern.
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  NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL
 

Bush: cloning ‘morally wrong’
By Sonya Ross
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Bush on Monday decried a research company’s claim to have cloned a human embryo for the first time.
The president told reporters during a Rose Garden appearance that the reported breakthrough by a Massachusetts research firm was “morally wrong, in my opinion.”

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Students plan to kill ‘thugs, preps and faculty’
Associated Press

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Two teen-age brothers and a 15-year-old friend allegedly planned to kill “thugs, preps, and faculty” in a Columbine-style bloodbath at their high school, according to police reports released Monday.
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FBI warns energy industries of possible terrorist attack
By H. Josef Hebert
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The FBI has warned energy companies that Osama bin Laden may have approved plans to attack North American natural gas pipelines and facilities if he's captured or killed, a warning that prompted a tightening of security.
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U.S. troops establish base
By Doug Mellgren
Associated Press

SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN — U.S. Marine helicopter gunships attacked an armored column Monday “in the vicinity of” the new base the Americans created in the Afghan desert to press their war on terrorism, a Marine spokesman said.
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N. Alliance kill scores of Taliban fighters in Kunduz
By Ellen Knickmeyer
Associated Press

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — Stomping on the faces of captured Taliban and shooting others as they lay wounded, opposition forces rampaged through Kunduz on Monday, staking claim to the Taliban’s last northern stronghold. Gawking crowds ringed Taliban fighters dying in the streets.
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Tanker Abdulwali, 22, cheers as his fellow fighters prepare to take the Afghan cities of Khanabad and Kunduz on Sunday, Nov. 25. Both cities were captured by evening.

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