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Bumpy roads ahead for traffic violators

Starting later this year, the Metropolitan Police Department will expand its already successful Automated Photo Enforcement program to use cameras to catch speeders. The goal of the program, according to the MPD, is to reduce crashes, injuries, and deaths related to traffic violations.

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Internships lure freshmen to American

Everyone comes here with a story. "I met Kid Rock," claims Jacqueline Levine, a freshman in the School of International Service. "No, really, I have pictures," she assures. Having enrolled such a large class from across the country and world, there are even more stories to tell among the freshmen class this year.

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Students protest Boy Scouts of America

Scouting For All, a non-profit organization whose mission is to "get the Boy Scouts of America to rescind its policy of discrimination against gay youth and adults," held nationwide demonstrations Aug. 21 to kick off their latest campaign against the Boy Scouts of America.

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Davenport to remain autonomous

The Davenport Coffee Lounge in the School of International Service building will reopen next week and remain exclusively student-run, in spite of recent talks of restructuring, Provost Cornelius Kerwin said. When the building was closed for renovation this summer, there were some regulatory issues in regards to serving food, and the University considered having Marriott run the shop.

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GA speaker pro tempore survives vote

The General Assembly voted not to rescind the election of Speaker Pro Tempore Ben Wetmore by a one-vote margin Friday night. The controversial vote was due to statements made on a Yahoo! Club Web site for the Programmatic Review Committee founded by Wetmore.

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'Wheel' comes to Bender

At least one AU student will have the opportunity to join Pat Sajak and Vanna White as a participant in "Wheel of Fortune's" College Week. "America's Game" recruited contestants at AU on Friday for the show's first visit to the Nation's Capital. "We're looking for people with big personalities," Lisa Dee, "Wheel of Fortune" Promotion director, said.

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