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CAMPING OUT IN STYLE: CAMERON CRAZIES TAP INTO WEB

          Duke Univ. students "camping out" for men's basketball
     tickets on campus will now be able to access the Web while
     they wait in line, according to Christina Nifong of the
     Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, who reports that Duke Univ. spent
     $50,000 to "provide Web surfing" for the students.  Students
     will be able to "plug their laptops into the base of one of
     six street lights, which will connect them to high-speed
     phone lines laid below the ground this fall."  Duke Univ.
     Exec VP Tallman Trask, on the students: "If they're going to
     be out there, we want to help them do as much work as
     possible" (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 12/3).

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