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CHARLESTON - A military academy was ordered yesterday to admit the first woman into its cadet ranks. Judge Weston Houck's decision would admit Shannon Faulkner, 19, to The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, where women have previously only been allowed to attend classes as visiting students. Ms Faulkner had filed a sex discrimination suit against The Citadel, which had accepted her application, mistaking her for a male student and then rejected her when discovering the error. AFP