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Bush: War Against Terror Eminent
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Before a united
Congress and worried nation, President
Bush vowed Thursday to avenge terror
ist attacks in New York and Washington,
D.C. “Justice will be done,” he declared.
Nine days after suicide hijackers are
believed to have killed more than 6,000
Americans, Bush told a joint session of
Congress, “I will not forget this wound
to our country or those who inflicted it.
I will not yield. I will not rest.”
In his prepared remarks, Bush said
N.C. Budget Slated
For Final Approval
By Alex Kaplun
State & National Editor
RALEIGH - State legislators finally
can utter the words they have been hop
ing to say for three months - the state
budget is complete.
On Thursday both the House and
Senate approved identical budget bills.
Both chambers will vote on the bill
again this morning - state law mandates
that any legislation raising revenue must
be voted on two separate days.
The legislation leaped its biggest hur
dle Thursday afternoon when it was
passed by the House in a 62-55 vote -
mostly along party lines. The Senate
approved the budget just an hour later
in a 32-15 vote, also along party lines.
. Legislators had hoped to complete a
budget by July 1 - the start of the cur
rent fiscal year -but Democrats were
unable to reach a consensus on a tax
increase proposal that would generate
With just a four-seat majority in the
120-member House chamber,
Democratic leaders could not gather
enough votes to pass a tax increase with
staunch opposition from Republicans and
a group of eight Democrats who refused
Campus Post Office
But officials at the Franklin
Street post office say they
are not implementing an
FAA identification policy.
By Maggie Kao
and Jessica Sleep
University and Chapel Hill postal sta
ions are responding to a need for height
;ned security after last week’s terrorist
University postal officials began
mplementing an existing Federal
Aviation Administration security policy
Monday that requires customers mailing
lackages weighing more than 16 ounces
o show a valid identification. The name
in the identification also must match the
lame on the package’s return address.
Bill Brown, spokesman for the U.S.
Postal Service, said the practice of
hecking identification and verifying
•etum addresses has been part of FAA
standards for several years. But Brown
said the enforcement of the policy is at
he discretion of each individual office.
At the University post office in Student
stores, UNC students, faculty and staff
nust present a UNC ONE Card as iden
ification in order to mail packages.
Individuals without UNC identifica
ion will not be allowed to mail pack-
the Sept. 11 attacks had put the United
States on notice that the world’s only
superpower was not immune to attack.
Bush issued a series of demands - not
open to negotiation or discussion - to the
ruling Taliban in Afghanistan: Turn over
Osama bin Laden, the suspected master
mind of the attacks, or share in his fate.
Even as he braced the nation for war,
Bush also promised to take defensive
measures, including the creation of a
Cabinet-level body position called the
Office of Homeland Security.
He named Pennsylvania Gov. Tom
to support a one-cent sales tax increase.
But on Wednesday, lawmakers final
ly agreed on a tax package that would
generate $1 billion in additional rev
enue and that appeared to have enough
votes to pass the divided House.
The original plan was passed by the
House on Aug. 30 in a slightly smaller
form, but it took lawmakers three weeks
to reach a compromise that had enough
votes to pass both chambers. The tax
package has been folded into the budget
and will not be passed independently.
The package includes a half-cent
sales tax increase and several targeted
tax increases. The sales tax increase will
be initiated Oct. 16.
Budget allocations will total $14.53
billion for the 2001 fiscal year, a 4 per
cent increase from last year’s budget.
The UNC system did sustain $14.5
million in cuts - about 0.8 percent of the
system’s annual budget. And funding
for 142 staff positions was eliminated
within the system.
But the General Assembly did pro
vide S4O million in funding for enroll
The budget also put the final stamp of
See BUDGET, Page 2
ages of more than 16 ounces from the
Student Stores location.
Callie Council, mail room supervisor of
the post office in Student Stores, said the
policy aims to make postal workers more
conscious of potential security threats.
But on Franklin Street, the postal ser
vice is responding differendy.
Barbara Morris, an employee at the
Franklin Street post office, said despite the
FAA policy, officials are only checking
identification for international packages.
Morris also said employees at the
Franklin Street location have no plans to
implement identification checking for
packages with regional and national desti
nations until the U.S. Postal Service specif
ically tells them otherwise. “We haven’t
been given that instruction,” she said.
Morris said there are certain criteria
the office uses to determine the legiti
macy of a package such as warning
labels, size and weight.
But Chapel Hill residents interviewed
on Franklin Street on Thursday were
somewhat skeptical of the security mea
sures. “It will cause a lot of problems
because students have licenses from their
home towns that don’t correspond with
their campus addresses,"said Eve Blum,
who recendy moved to Chapel Hill.
Other residents are supportive of the
practice. “It’s a reasonable thing to ask,
except people may find a way around it,”
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Bush directed U.S. military forces to
“be ready” for the gathering battle
against terrorists. “The hour is coming
when America will act and you will
make us proud,” he said.
Bush asked every nation to take part,
by contributing police forces, intelli
gence services and banking information.
With British Prime Minister Tony Blair
watching from a House gallery seat at first
lady Laura Bush’s right arm, Bush said:
“The civilized world is rallying to
America’s side. They understand that if
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Officials Encourage Alcohol-Free Tailgating Activities
By Joe Monaco
Despite University efforts to liven up
cials are still
dents to play
Officials Beef Up
At Kenan Stadium
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by the rules,
particularly those regarding alcohol.
On Home Turf
After dominating Maryland
3-0, UNC is ready for ACC.
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terror goes unpunished, their own cities,
their own citizens may be next. Terror
unanswered cannot only bring down
buildings, it can threaten the stability of
legitimate governments and we will not
Bush entered the House of
Representatives chamber to rousing
applause from both sides of the aisle,
Democrats and Republicans alike.
Unprecedented security shrouded his
address in the Capitol one week after it
was evacuated for the second time
because of suspected threats.
Beer and other alcoholic beverages
are forbidden at campus athletic events,
according to University policy.
“The policy on tailgating is the same
as it’s always been,” said UNC Police
Chief Derek Poarch.
But officials say the University’s poli
cy on drinking should not deter students
from enjoying themselves before kickoff.
Tailgating, they explain, does not neces
sarily imply alcohol consumption.
“I don’t equate tailgating and drink
Vice President Dick Cheney stayed
away, due to security concerns. Speaker
Dennis Hastert, R-El., third in line for the
presidency, was in the vice president’s
customary seat behind Bush on the
speaker’s rostrum. Sen. Robert C. Byrd,
D-W.Va., next in line as the Senate pres
ident pro tem, sat beside Hastert
Bush compared the terrorists to the
20th century world’s evil forces: “By sac
rificing human life to serve their radical
visions - by abandoning every value
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ing," said Steve Kirschner, director of
athletic communications. “To me, tail
gating is spending time with family and
friends before the game.”
Carolina Athletic Association
President Reid Chaney agreed that tail
gating still can be fun, despite the tough
enforcement of alcohol regulations.
“The University is saying, ‘We
encourage tailgating.... We want people
to be here and to get excited about
Carolina football,’” Chaney said.
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The use of nuclear weapons
is not being contemplated
because terrorist cells are
fought on a small scale.
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - The United States
is pouring military firepower into the
Persian Gulf area in preparation for
President Bush’s promised war on terror
ism. The Air Force is sending B-52 and B
-1 bombers and fighter jets while mobiliz
ing thousands of reservists, and the Army
is readying its commando forces.
Defense Secretary Donald H.
Rumsfeld said Thursday that although
the Persian Gulf is the focus of U.S.
deployments right now, the coming
fight will look nothing like the knockout
punch U.S.-led forces delivered in the
1991 Gulf War.
Nor is the use of nuclear weapons
being contemplated by the president, a
senior Bush administration official said,
because terrorist cells are fought on a
“What we’re engaged in is something
that is very, very different from World
War 11, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War,
Kosovo, Bosnia, the kinds of things peo
ple think of when they use the word
‘war,’ or ‘campaign,’ or ‘conflict,’”
He said fighting terrorism will take a
long time and, to a degree not seen
before, will require economic, financial,
diplomatic and political action in addi
tion to military force.
It also will require support from the
American public, for whom the prospect
of war was brought into clearer focus by
the Pentagon’s announcement Thursday
that 5,131 members of the Air Force
National Guard and Air Force Reserve
have been ordered to active duty.
Among the mobilized reserves are a
B-52 unit from Barksdale Air Force Base,
La., and a B-l bomber unit from Robins
Air Force Base, Ga. Most of the rest of
the activated units are to be used to
strengthen U.S. continental air defenses.
Rumsfeld has said he expects 35,500
members of the Reserve and National
Guard to be called up.
The Pentagon is repositioning military
forces to prepare for action, Rumsfeld
said, but would not provide details.
Other officials said both active and
reserve forces are beginning to move.
The Air Force is sending 100 to 130
aircraft to the Gulf region, a senior
defense official said, including fighters
and B-l and B-52 bombers.
Also, tanker aircraft began deploying
from U.S. bases Thursday to establish
an “air bridge” for refueling fighters and
bombers as they cross the Adantic.
The Navy normally keeps one aircraft
carrier on patrol in the Gulf year-round.
It now has one in the Gulf and one
nearby in the Arabian Sea; a third - the
USS Theodore Roosevelt - left port at
Norfolk, Va., on Wednesday en route to
the Mediterranean. Each carrier has 75
aircraft and is accompanied by a dozen
warships. A contingent of about 2,100
Marines also is in the Gulf, and a similar
size unit is headed in that direction.
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And he said that can be done without
Asa complement to tailgating,
University officials have encouraged fans
to attend anew and improved Tar Heel
Town in Polk Place. “We’ve moved Tar
Heel Town up to the main quad area, try
ing to make it the main focus of the tail
gating experience,” said Norwood
Teague, associate athletic director.
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