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Hundreds of people crowded Old Courthouse Square Monday morning hoping to see a rare eclipse of the sun, but dense clouds obscured the experience. “It’s turned out to be a bust,” said one attendee.

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Campus officials are encouraging the 28,000 enrolled students to use buses and a shuttle service.
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