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Beyond these boots,
the human cost of war

Andrea Bloom / THE STATE PRESS
EMPTY BOOTS: Army boots representing those who have lost their lives as a result of the war in Iraq were displayed on Hayden Lawn Monday.  The anti-war memorial was presented by Eyes Wide Open. The bell rang out as the name of each fallen Arizonan soldier was read aloud Monday on Hayden Lawn.

'They fill you up'
Lee Kauftheil / THE STATE PRESS
NOT BOMBS: Michael Williams is one of Phoenix’s homeless who gather at Copper Square for food given out every Sunday by the Food Not Bombs group. The charity group serves hot food in addition to giving out nuts and other non-perishables. Passing out plates and utensils, volunteers mingled with the homeless as they came to eat.

As towers pop up, open places roll out
Andrea Bloom / THE STATE PRESS
WAVE OF THE FUTURE: Vice President of Project for Public Spaces Phil Myrick discusses possible development plans for downtown Tempe during a City of Tempe town hall-style meeting Monday.  Potential plans include cleaning up Hayden Butte and developing Rio Salado Parkway. Tempe officials hope to make downtown a "place" - a vibrant hub of pedestrian activity engulfing Papago Park, the Mill Avenue District and Tempe Town Lake.

Tempe staple closes after 36 years
Lee Kauftheil / THE STATE PRESS
END OF AN ERA: Tony Spaltro, president of the board of directors for the Gentle Strength Co-op, has been working with employees and volunteers at the co-op for years. After more than 36 years in Tempe, they will be closing their doors. Tempe residents will have to find their organic produce, herbs and tofurky elsewhere now that the Gentle Strength Cooperative is closing its doors after 36 years.

West campus parking rates to rise
The cost of parking at ASU West is going up.

Scientist: algae gas of tomorrow
In this year's State of the Union address, President Bush announced a major alternative energy project to dramatically reduce America's dependence on foreign oil, mostly by encouraging production of ethanol, a corn-based biofuel.

Carey School, join forces for career services
ASU and have teamed up to enhance and increase employment in Phoenix.

Police Beat
A 19-year-old male ASU student was arrested at Hassayampa Academic Village Friday morning on charges of disorderly conduct.

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