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U.S. can't afford to second-guess Bush
There are many key ingredients to winning a war, be it a war on terror or a war on totalitarianism. Lucky for us, the United States posses them all, at least for now.

Editorial: College town feel may also go up in smoke
Fellow Tempeans, smokers and non-smokers, the end is near very near. Beginning Thursday, smokers will be legally punished for lighting up in any Tempe bar, restaurant, pool hall or any other business.

Schroyer and Pedroia chosen for USA Baseball tryouts
On Wednesday, ASU sophomore closer Ryan Schroyer and freshman infielder Dustin Pedroia were both selected to participate in the team trials for the 2002 USA National Baseball Team.

Prior in Cubs debut, Suzuki sizzles again
The Cubs performance on the field this year has been as dismal as the accompanying spring weather around Chicago. But as spring inches toward summer, there is still hope for a team languishing well under .500.

Hope comes in the form of rookie starting pitcher Mark Prior.

Wrestler Larkin finds time to add award amid hectic year
Sun Devil Eric Larkin was named Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year last week, marking the second straight season he's received the honor.

Softball opens World Series with come-from-behind win
The sixth-seeded ASU softball team opened its third trip to the College World Series in the past 15 years with a 2-1 against Michigan on Thursday night.

ASU track pins NCAA hopes on a successful few
The hopes and dreams of the ASU track and field team will be pinned on the success of a handful of senior and junior Sun Devil track athletes this week at the NCAA Championships in Baton Rouge, La.

The profitable but unfair economics behind ticket scalping
For many sports fans, getting tickets from brokers is a fact of life. But, what are the economic implications of ticket brokerage?

Restaurateurs angry with smoking ban
Tempe voters said no to smoking on May 21 by passing Proposition 200, the controversial measure that will end smoking in all city restaurants, bars and pool halls starting Thursday.

Students combat smallpox threat
ASU students are helping fight bioterrorism by creating on a new vaccine and drug that would combat smallpox in the event of a terrorist releasing the highly contagious virus.

New cafe to open behind Manzanita Hall this fall
Beginning this fall, students who park in Lot 59 will have a chance to stop and grab coffee, cold beverages and sandwiches at the North Campus Express.

Police Beat: Man arrested for eye-drop theft
Tempe Police reported May 21 that a 34-year-old female was arrested for prostitution at 1975 E. Apache Blvd. after she was paid $20 for oral sex. She also had a crack pipe in her pocket.

Smoking ban in effect
Tempe's smoking ban, passed by 52 percent of voters May 21, will go into effect Thursday night.

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'Enough' good for a chase, not much else
The thriller starring Jennifer Lopez has its fair share of scenes that generate shrieks from the audience, but it wasn't quite creative enough to have any lasting effect.

'Insomnia' promises to keep you awake in your seat
Christopher Nolan's fabulous-looking new movie "Insomnia" is an ambitious thriller about a cop who can't sleep and a killer who takes advantage of his affliction.

Kottonmouth Kings to unleash raw attitude and sound on Valley
Even if they can't acquire any herbal refreshment, the rap-rocking Kottonmouth Kings plan on having some fun with any fun-loving ASU students who make it to their show Friday night at the Cajun House in Scottsdale.

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