IN BRIEF

Jury set to sentence Saldivar in Selena trial after guilty verdict

HOUSTON The jury that convicted the founder of the Selena fan club of murdering the Tejano singing star returned to court yesterday to decide on a punishment that could range from probation to life in prison.

Yolanda Saldivar, 35, was found guilty Monday in the March 31 slaying at a Corpus Christi motel.

The Associated Press

Earthquake in China

BEIJING A strong earthquake with numerous aftershocks knocked over buildings and killed at least 29 people in southwestern China's mountainous Yunnan province yesterday.

The Associated Press

Student-aid vote

The U.S. Senate will vote tomorrow on a proposed tax on (college) student financial aid.

For more information and to contact an Arizona senator, call 1-800-574-4AID.

Poetry reading

Poet Richard Shelton, former director of the UA Poetry Center, will be reading poetry today at 8 p.m. in the Modern Languages Auditorium. The reading is free and open to the public.

Octubafest

The third evening of Octubafest will be today at 8 p.m. in Crowder Hall. For more information, call MusiCall at 621-2998.

Tennis tournament

The last day to sign up for the second annual UA Starlite Tennis Tournament is Friday.

Players should sign up at the Exercise and Sports Sciences Department in the Ina Gittings Building.

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