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   Syracuse Post-Standard (Newspaper) - November 17, 2008, Syracuse, New York                                Cool cooling Clarksons prayerful living large in a tiny house The PostStandard C 2008 The PostStandard NOVEMBER 2008 FINAL EDITION syracusewm 50 CENTS Looks Matter Female candidates have to be attractive to get Page A7 US one step closer to agreement on Iraq Iraqs Cabinet overwhelm ingly approved a security pact Sunday with the United States to allow American forces to re main for three more The deal still needs parliamentary and lawmakers could vote as soon as PAGE A6 Showdown looms over bailout of auto industry Opponents of an auto in dustry bailout branded the in dustry a dinosaur whose day of reckoning is while Democrats pledged Sun day to do their best to get De troit a slice of the billion Wall Street rescue in this weeks lameduck session of Senate Democrats intended to introduce legisla tion today attaching an auto bailout to bill extending un employment PAGE AIO SU tops LeMoyne in opener at the Dome The Syracuse University mens basketball team begins its regular season with an 8551 PAGE Cl Helpers sought to make holidays bright Volunteers are needed by numerous organizations look ing to aid PAGE D1 Kramer gives his personal plug for Columnist Jeff Kramer no longer will apologize for his loyalty to a band known for Hells PAGE D1 Corrections Call 4702240 to discuss a correction on a news Subscription questions Call 470NEWS SNOW SHOWERS It will be chilly today and travel might be affected in some spots by snow showers and even some Complete B6 HIGH 39 LOW 24 Index Bridge Classified El Comics CNY Obituaries Science B4 A7 Crosswords D4 Editorials A10 Letters All Local news Sudoku Technology Television D5 B3 D6 THE POSTSTANDARD 11461 OBINSON OUT Frank Ordonez The PostStandard SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY head football coach Greg Robinson smiles while talking to reporters Sunday after athletic director Daryl Gross announced Robinson would be Robinson will coach his last two games against Notre Dame on Saturday and Cincinnati on Syracuse Universitys head football coach not surprised that hes being sent packing By Donnie Webb Staff writer Syracuse University head foot ball coach Greg Robinson was fired on Sunday by director of athletics Daryl ending a turbulent era that began with great optimism only to deteriorate into hopeless ness and the worstfouryear run in the programs 119 My statement to you is this I dont think it really comes as a surprise to Robinson said Sunday It doesnt really come as a surprise to Im At the same I understand why the decision was So I go from Robinsons record at Syracuse is 936 overall and 324 in the Big The Orange is 28 and 15 this season after losing to Connecticut 3914 Saturday who has a year remaining on his contract and earns million per will coach the Orange for the last two against Notre Dame on Saturday and Cincinnati on Gross is now facing the biggest hire in his tenure as athletic Hes expected to move quickly on a The leading candidates to replace Robinson are believed to be Connecticut coach Randy East Carolina coach Skip Holtz and former Oakland Raiders coach Lane Edsall is considered the front and sources tell The Post Standard that Edsall is very inter ested in the Edsall is an SU a former Orange quarter back and longtime assistant coach under Dick MacPherson and before Frank When Edsall left the Syracuse staff in 1991 after athletics director Jake Crouthamel picked Pasqualoni for the Edsall joined former SU coach and player Tom Coughlin at Boston College and later followed him to where he worked for the NFLs Edsall is in his 10th season with the Huskies and has a record of 57 though UConn has won 46 of its last 73 The Huskies are 73 overall and 32 in the Big East this season after defeating the INSIDE WHOS NEXT A look at possible successors Page C1 GROB TALKS Fired coach addresses the media Page C6 BUDS TAKE Poliquin saw the coach as upbeat even as ship C6 NO SURPRISE Players speak out Page C7 ITS ABOUT TIME Fans breathe sigh of relief Page C6 NOW HIRING The process of getting a new coach Page C7 Robinsons record Greg Robinsons tenure as football coach at Syracuse University will come to an end in two Heres a look at his record in his four seasons with the Orange with conference records in Year Overall Conference record record 2005 2006 2007 110 48 210 28 07 16 16 05 Online Photographer Frank Ordonez and football writer Dave Rahme take a look back on the Greg Robinson era at See it and more at poststandard Take the GRob quiz Cast your vote for the next coach Video of Sundays news conferences with Robinson and Daryl See it at poststandard games remaining Obama Beware of attacks Presidentelect says US vulnerable to terrorists during transition By Michcle Salcedo The Associated Press Washington President elect Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Sun day that since terrorists might try to attack the during the White House tran selecting his national security team is one of his top I think its important to get a national security team in place because transition periods are potentially times of vulnerability to a terrorist Obama told CBS 60 We want to make sure that there is as PRESIDENTELECT Barack Obama speaks with 60 Min utes reporter Steve a Syracuse University gradu in seamless a transition on na tional security as In his first television inter view since his historic elec Obama said he has spent the days since the elec tion on shortand longterm from doing whatev er it takes to stabilize the restore consumer confidence and create PAGE M US campuses welcome more foreign students SU are in the top 50 schools with enrollment from By Rebecca James Staff writer Record numbers of inter national students are coming to the United accord ing to a report released a sign that numbers have fully rebounded from the years after the 11 at tacks and security crack There was a perception after that the had closed its doors to interna tional said Bren dan director of Cor nell Universitys International Students and Scholars That per ception is The Institute of Interna tional Education released its 2008 Open Doors report today showing that the num ber of international students jumped 7 percent for Cornell and Syracuse Uni versity are in the top 50 schools in the country that enroll international the two schools have more than inter national New York state enrolls al most foreign students PAGE A4   

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