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Bout at Sun Bowl allowed under certain conditions

The University of Texas System chancellor announced Friday he will allow a high-profile boxing match to be held on the school's El Paso campus.

In Rocky Face, Ga., Augusta State's men's golf team carded 9-over 297 on Friday, putting them in eighth place after the first round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
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Holiday crowds will test resolve

It's holiday time, which means celebrating with family and friends is at the top of the list. So we loosen up and let loose, and I'm not just talking about our belts. That can be dangerous for our diets.
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LONDON -- "Baywatch" star David Hasselhoff will appear in the London stage production of the hit musical "Chicago."
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Jack Handey's thoughts get even deeper in book

NEW YORK -- Jack Handey thinks dinosaurs are overrated. "A world ruled by dinosaurs? It didn't make any sense! I could understand a world where dinosaurs had some say -- but not rule," he says.
Life & style
Palmer would be outstanding choice to head Paine

I was elated to read that Dr. Larry Palmer is among five people listed in The Chronicle's article "School announces finalists for president" (Sept. 7).
Letters | Augusta State University | Paine College | T.W. Josey High School
New on DVD

Here's a look at what's new this week in home video and DVD releases and a calendar of what's coming:
Kentucky faithful search for truth

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In a movie that seems neatly divided between black and white, fans here are seeing gray - with a strong tint of Kentucky blue.
College basketball
Business briefs

- Alicia Johnson has been named assignments manager of television station WRDW (Channel 12). Ms. Johnson joined WRDW in November 2002 as a production assistant and was later named newscast producer. A native of Albany, Ga., she graduated from Paine College in 2002.
Business | Augusta State University | Paine College
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LONDON -- Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and his cohort of female bodyguards are the focus of an opera commissioned by one of Britain's leading companies.
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