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Get out there and vote
On Nov. 5, you will get to do the one thing that all of the flag-waving patriotism should have inspired you to do: vote. If you care about any of the things you bitch and moan about, you will find a polling office.

Russian impatience kills
In the Russian Special Forces raid, 117 of the hostages are now bound for the long sleep, compliments of the super-secret gas agent introduced to the theater through the ventilation shaft.

U-Dubb's Cody receives deserved beat-down
Many 'U-Dubb' fans excitedly made the trip to Tempe but were stunned by the sight of the maniacal Sun Devil defense whipping their record-setting signal caller like a lame mule. Not to sound morbid, but Pickett endured a well-deserved beating.

Political Cartoon: Sniper
A political cartoon abou the D.C. area sniper and cable news.

Prop 200: Tribal-State Gaming Compact
Indian tribes that operate gaming facilities would have to contribute 3 percent of the total money they collect annually to the Arizona College Scholarship and Elderly Care Fund, should this proposition be approved.

Prop 201: Fair Gaming Act
If this proposition were passed, gaming would be allowed to continue at racetracks, in the form of slot machines, and on Indian reservations.

Prop 202: Indian Gaming, Self-Reliance Act
If passed, Indian tribes that operate gaming facilities must contribute between 1 to 8 percent of their gaming revenue to the state for education funding, emergency services, wildlife conservation and tourism, as well as programs for compulsive gamblers.

Prop 100: Municipal Debt Limits
To allow cities and towns to go into a limited amount of debt for the construction and improvement of streets, bridges and highways, as well as buying land on which to build streets and highways.

Prop 101: State Trust Lands
To amend the Arizona Constitution to allow the exchange of "state trust land," which is land that was reserved for state use in 1910. This proposition looks to bring back an act that was deemed unconstitutional in 1990.

Prop 102: Residential Property Tax Valuation
To specify the income level for senior citizens who are eligible to freeze their home value, for tax purposes, below 500 percent of the amount received from federal social security checks when there are multiple owners of the property.

Prop 103: Bailable Offenses
To amend the Arizona Constitution so that sexual assault offenses and sexual conduct with, or molestation of, a minor under the age of 15, are non-bailable offenses, meaning that those charged under those offenses cannot be released from jail with the use of a bail.

Prop 104: School District Expenditure Limits
To remove a limit imposed by the Economic Estimates Commission in 2000 that restricted the amount of money generated from sales tax revenues that goes to public schools. This proposition would allow more money for area school districts.

Devils chase down Huskies
On a night when the high-scoring Sun Devil football team was to take on the best passing attack in the Pac-10, it was ASU's pass rush that ended up being the difference in a 27-16 victory over Washington.

ASU did their best job all season of putting pressure on the opposing quarterback and it couldn't come at a more opportune time -- before a homecoming crowd of 56,101 at Sun Devil Stadium.

Soccer sweeps Oregon
A weekend trip into the great Northwest saw the ASU Soccer team (10-3-2, 3-2) sweep a pair of games at Oregon State and Oregon.

ASU swimmers win dual meets
The ASU men's and women's swimming and diving teams began the season on the right foot on Friday with victories over UNLV and NAU.

Tennis teams find success at ITA Regional
Both the ASU men's and women's tennis teams participated in fierce competition throughout the weekend and came out successfully.

Volleyball fails to find sweep on road
The No. 18 Sun Devils (10-5, 6-4) attempted to sweep the No. 16 Wildcats (11-7, 6-4) for the first time since 1995 but instead returned home with a tough 3-0 loss.

Washington defense falters
ASU was destined to win Saturday's game. But the Sun Devils probably don't want this current trend to continue.

Devils put pressure on Pickett
After a solid win against Washington on Saturday night, ASU now holds a 7-2 record overall with a 4-0 mark in the Pac-10. It's the first time ASU has been undefeated in four Pac-10 games since 1996.

Police Beat: Man arrested for defiling car
The incidents Tempe police reported Friday, including the arrest of a 22-year-old man who urinated on the passenger seat of the victim's car.

Homecoming crowds small, spirited
Turnout for the homecoming parade was less than what was expected, as only 700 students and alumni gathered to watch.

Fifteen members of student government planned the homecoming-week festivities over eight months to lead up to the annual football game, played this year against the Washington Huskies. The events were designed around the country-western Sun Devil Roundup theme on a budget of approximately $15,000.

Construction students paint homes, help homeowners
Students from construction clubs, the Association of General Contractors and the National Association of Home Builders, helped homeowners to paint their houses on Saturday.

COB Hall of Famer named
ASU's College of Business Hall of Fame celebrated its 25th anniversary Friday by inducting the vice chairman of one of the largest accounting and tax services firms in the United States.

Four confirmed dead in UA classroom shooting
Two University of Arizona professors were shot this morning in a College of Nursing classroom, according to Valley news sources.

The shooting took place during an exam period. The gunman and another person were also confirmed dead.

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Arizonans flock to see enormous pumpkin
Halloween is in full swing at Mother Nature's Farm in Mesa, home of the largest pumpkin in Arizona.

The pumpkin, grown by Bob David of Lakeside, Ariz., weighs 448 pounds.

SDTV program guide
SDTV-Channel 2 program guide

Sick and sicker
Smoking was the most disgusting thing we could do after witnessing Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Animation Festival, now in its 12th year, although it did calm our senses from the 90-minute onslaught of well, sick and twisted animation.

The Raw Deahl: More than Madonna
The year was 1987. Alex P. Keaton was my boyfriend. The Transformers were my heroes. And Madonna despite the innocence of my Strawberry Shortcake-inspired bedroom was my role model.

Got gimmick?
When local punk rockers, No Gimmick, eventually sign to a major label and become the next big thing, they'll have some funny anecdotes to share with VH1's Behind the Music or MTV's Total Request Live.

The Beat goes on
San Fransisco, 1956 it's the height of the Beat poetry movement in the city of its birth. A young Michael McClure reads his poem, "For the Death of 100 Whales at the Six Gallery," to an intense audience.

Karate kicks!
It has been more than two years since Karate went on the road to play shows across the country. Karate promises a set that will focus on new and older songs that should please all fans.

'Jackass' of all trades
Johnny Knoxville says he is proud of how Jackass turned out, after it went from just a few friends doing skateboard videos for themselves to a national phenomenon.

'Dirrty' boy
A little man resembling the love child of Ron Jeremy and Gallagher saunters onto stage in a pair of pink, fringed chaps and no shirt, his hairy nipples exposed for all to see.

Brutal honesty
By the end of this powerful movie, I realized that it isn't necessary to say anything new about the Holocaust. Rather, it's crucial that these films say the same things again and again so we never forget.

Women who rock
On a national level, artists such as Pink, The Dixie Chicks and Avril Levigne dominate record charts. But it's not only the women under the spotlight who have jumped the stepping-stones to success.

Flirty dancing
Latin dance has caught fire here in the desert, at least for the 24 members of ASU's Competition Exhibition Latin Dance Team, who compete in various Latin dance styles such as Rumba and Cha-Cha.

A sound marriage
Computer technology mixes with timeless classical harmonies in an electro-acoustic concert this weekend presented by ASU's iChamber Players.

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