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    3 things to know today

    ASUA inauguration

    The Associated Students of the University of Arizona president, vice presidents and senators for the 2007-08 year will be inaugurated today near the Old Main fountain at noon. Following the inauguration will be a reception in the ASUA offices, located on the third floor of the Student Union Memorial Center.

    May Day

    The first day of May is celebrated internationally for various reasons. International Workers’ Day spurs labor protests, including the immigration-reform rallies in America today. Today also commemorates spring flowers and the coming of summer. It is not a national holiday in the U.S., except for Hawaii, where it is Lei Day. May Day should not be confused with “”mayday,”” which is a distress signal.

    Lefties die sooner

    Women who are left-handed have a higher risk of dying from cancer and cerebrovascular disease, according to a study in the journal Epidemiology. Though researchers said it could be a coincidence, among 12,178 middle-aged Dutch women, lefties had a 40 percent higher risk of dying from any cause and a 70 percent higher risk of dying from cancer.

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