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The Peace Corps is search of graduates
with Agriculture, Environment and Health
backgrounds for 2-year projects in one of
our 70 host nations. Talk to Peace Corps
Recruiter James Barta at the following
• Wednesday, Oct. 8, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Info Meeting, MSC Room 230 M
• Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Career Fair, MSC Flagroom
♦ Thursday, Oct. 9, 7 to 8:15 p.m.
MSC, Room 229
Visit the TAMU Career Center
209 Koldus Building to pick up a
Peace Corps Catalog.
Tuesday, October 7, 2003
THE BATTALIA) • 800.424.8580
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from the newsroom of
campus and community news
l:57 p.m.
Monday through Friday
on KAMU-FM 90.9
College Station / Bryan
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Tuesday. October 7 10:00 am • 3:00 pm
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essays, timelines and what the applications address.
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Splish splash
Students walk in the rain with their umbrellas between
classes on South campus Monday morning during a
huge downpour. The weather damaged many areas
around Bryan-College Station Sunday and Monday.
Five teens killed in TX car crasfi
Austin ,
Five teens have died
from injuries they
received after a head-on
accident with an oncoming Ford
pickup. A sixth passenger
remained in good condition
Monday at a hospital in Austin.
swerved to
miss ice
chest that
had fallen
on U.S.
183 near
Texas 21
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SOURCE: Associated Press
MENDOZA, Texas (AP) -
Five teenagers have died from
injuries they received after a
head-on accident caused when
the driver of the teens’ car
swerved to avoid an ice chest
on the roadway.
Two teens died Sunday
after the accident Saturday.
Three teens died shortly after
the accident.
Four of the students attended
Hays High School. They were
identified as Dana Jackson, 15;
Ashley Blackwell, 15; Kenneth
Bullard, 15; and Debra Green,
18. Former student David
Anthony Galindo, 19, was also
A sixth passenger, a 13-year-
old girl, remained in stable con
dition in an area hospital
Monday. A woman driving the
pickup suffered a broken leg.
The teens were traveling in)
a Toyota on U.S. 183 near'
Texas 21 when the driver
swerved to miss an ice chest
that had fallen from a boat
The Toyota collided head-
on with an oncoming Ford
pickup and caught fire.
Hays schools officials thei?
will meet Monday evening:
discuss bringing counselors»
the schools to help students
cope with the loss.
Mendoza is about 20 miles
southeast of Austin.
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Officials declare winner
in Chechnyan election
By Jim Heintz
» Receptions
Appointee wins
Chechen election
October 6 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Cafe Eccell
October 7 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Fox & Hound
October 8 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Hilton
Texas A&M University
GROZNY, Russia — The
Kremlin’s hand-picked man to
lead Chechnya was declared the
winner Monday in the region’s
presidential vote, a widely
expected outcome praised by
President Vladimir Putin as a
sign of hope to end the bloody
insurgency here born of nearly a
decade of war.
Akhmad Kadyrov, acting
president of Chechnya and pre
viously the leading Muslim
cleric in this Caucasus province,
received 81.1 percent of the vote
with more than 77 percent of
votes counted, said regional
election commission chairman
Abdul-Kerim Arsakhanov.
Turnout was 85 percent, he said.
Putin, not surprisingly,
applauded Sunday’s election,
which came after a March refer
endum on a new constitution for
Chechnya that reaffirmed its
status as part of Russia.
“The very fact of such a high
turnout shows that people have
hope — hope for a better life,
for positive changes in the life
of the republic,” Putin said at a
Cabinet meeting.
Stanislav Ilyasov, Russia’s
minister for Chechen affairs,
said Russian and Chechen offi
cials would sign a treaty outlin
ing the local authorities’ sphere
of control by the end of the year.
Chechnya “will engage in the
rehabilitation of its facilities on its
own and manage its own
resources,” Ilyasov said Monday,
according to ITAR-Tass news
agency. There must also be elec
tions for a parliament.
The results were seen as a
foregone conclusion after two
candidates rating higher than
Kadyrov in early opinion polls
didn’t appear on the ballot —
one withdrawing to become an
adviser to Putin and the other
barred from running by the
Chechen Supreme Court. Six
virtually unknown candidates
ran against Kadyrov, who was
once allied with the rebels.
Akhmad Kadyrov, the acting
Chechen president by Kremlin
orders, was declared the winner
of a widely criticized presidential
election Monday.
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Speaking to Rossiya state
television outside his home in
the Chechen village
Tsentoroi on Monday, Kadyrov
said he felt “an enormous bur
den of responsibility for the
republic and for the people who
trusted me.”
A pro-rebel Web site,, quoted Aslan
Maskhadov, the separatist
leader elected president of,
Chechnya in 1997 who is now'
denounced by Russian authori
ties as a terrorist, as calling the
election “a criminal action by
the occupation forces” that was
“doomed to failure.”
Fighting between rebels and
federal forces was lighter during
the vote, with Russian war
planes and artillery taking the
last 24 hours off, a pro-Moscow
official in the Chechen adminis
tration said Monday. One sol
dier was killed and eight
wounded in 14 attacks on army
positions, and an armored per
sonnel carrier hit a mine near
the, town of Bamut, killing one
soldier and wounding four.
Human rights advocates
questioned the fairness of a vote
held during a war and said the
election was heavily tilted in
favor of Kadyrov, whose per-,)
sonal security service is widely!
feared and accused of kidnap-'
pings and killings.
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