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WINSTON-SALEM – The Rev. Ronald B. Wilkins, when officiating weddings, often surprised the bride, groom and congregation by singing “The Lord’s Prayer� in a clear, ringing baritone so moving it drew tears from many. Wilkins The act was typical of Wilkins, a minister and city councilman from 19972008, who died Friday night at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center following years of declining health. He was not afraid to break from tradition to touch lives. “He was truly a man of the people and one of my favorite people,� said local attorney Bobby McCroskey, who, with his wife Lorie, was one of those surprised, moved couples in 1993. Regardless of his official role, Wilkins, who would have turned 54 Saturday, left his mark as a friend and advocate for many. “Ron served in public office for all the right reasons,� said Tom Terrell, an attorney and Wilkins’ friend for 35 years. “He was a champion for citizens without a champion in government, and he lived with them and walked down the same streets.� “I think I can speak for the many people who knew Ron and admired him,� said High Point Mayor Becky Smothers. “We have lost a good friend.� Wilkins was pastor of East Grimes Avenue Baptist Church, a non-paying position, and was employed by the city. He gave up the city job to represent Ward 2 on City Council, and he had little money. High Point historian Glenn Chavis said he and Wilkins often disagreed politically, but Chavis credits Wilkins for championing issues such as housing and fair treatment by landlords for low-income people and affordable, widespread public transportation. “You have to experience something in order to appreciate being able to use it,� Chavis said. “If you don’t have a car, if you live 4 miles from a grocery store, Ron understood those things. When he spoke, you could just tell he could fully understand what it’s like not to have a bus token.� Realtor and friend Ed Price remembers Wilkins similarly. “I don’t know many people that would give up a good paying job to become a public servant,� Price said. “I don’t know many people who put public service above money. “But I’ll tell you one thing, he’s redone the bus system in heaven; I guarantee you.� In a January 1986 story in The High Point Enterprise, Wilkins said, “At my funeral I want my epitaph to read, ‘Nothing deterred him on a mission from God.’ �

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In 2004, the city hired The Ferguson Group, a Washington, D.C., lobbying group, to look after High Point’s interests at the Capitol. While the move was unsettling for some at first, city officials now can point to huge dividends they say would not have been possible without that extra voice on Capitol Hill. This three-part series looks at Washington lobbying as a new trend for city governments, the need for such lobbyists, and the realized and potential rewards.

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HIGH POINT – When High Point first considered hiring a Washington, D.C.-based lobbyist, City Councilman Chris Whitley was skeptical. He didn’t like the idea of the city being associated with the lobbyist trade and some of the controversial aspects of beltway politics, such as pork-barrel spending projects. So when the city enlisted The Ferguson Group in 2004 to help bring in untapped federal dol-

lars, he was watching closely to see how the firm performed. “Of course, I’m not a big fan of earmarks and I hope they go away,� said Whitley, a council LOBBYING since 1992 ON THE HILL member and the current mayor pro tem. A new “When we first approach hired them, we did to city a six-month congovernment tract. They jumped ■■■ right into the ball game and started laying out what they were going to do. Quite frankly, I would say with The Ferguson Group, we’ve been fairly well successful in receiving federal dollars.� Whitley isn’t alone among city leaders in this view. Last month, the City Council (minus absent members Latimer Alexander and Mike Pugh) voted unanimously to renew the city’s contract with The Ferguson Group for one year at a cost of $120,000. City officials say the $673,000 High Point has paid the firm since it was retained in 2004 has been money well spent, bringing in millions of federal dollars to the city. “I am a very clear and strong

believer in the need for High Point to have a Washington lobbyist. They are a necessary part today of managing a city,� said City Manager Strib Boynton. “The truly important policy and financial decisions affecting High Point are really made in Washington and/or Raleigh, as much as one may like to think they are made here.� Boynton recently updated the council on what The Ferguson Group has produced, claiming that, for every dollar of city money paid to the firm, High Point has seen $44 in federal authorizations, appropriations and grants, for a total of about $29.5 million in federal funding. Among the major projects Boynton attributed, in part, to the lobbyists’ efforts: The Interstate 74/ U.S. 311 Bypass, the Airport Area Roadway, the Furniture Market Transportation Terminal and a lead-based paint control grant. “The transportation terminal is a classic example of that. Without their help, I don’t think that would ever have come about,� Whitley said. “Right now, in a tight budget, anything is a big expense. But when you consider what they’ve done for us, I think it’s well worth the money.� pkimbrough@hpe.com | 888-3531

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HIGH POINT – Why do cities need federal lobbyists when their congressional representatives have staffers who are employed to help them get the most for the areas they represent? Those who favor the arrangement argue that the game has changed, and High Point had to adapt to the times to access untapped federal dollars. They say congressional staffers simply don’t have the resources to comb through the federal budget and find grants and other funding sources for a

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Traffic is funneled into one lane as U.S. 311 Bypass ends at Business Interstate 85. Work is under way that will extend the bypass to the Cedar Square area. city to the extent that a municipal lobbyist can. “There are some citizens, I think, that see an issue like this and wonder why we can’t rely on the congressional staffs

of the local delegation,� said City Councilman John Faircloth. “It’s much more complex than that. This is a situation where someone needs to be there to guide us

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RANDOLPH COUNTY – Providence Grove High School students are doing their part to preserve agricultural history thanks to a boost from Campbell Soup Co. Students with the FFA program are helping preserve a 1946 cattle barn on the Providence Grove site that’s used as a learning resource to teach animal science classes and other hands-on agricultural skills. Students began painting and renovating the barn Friday and Saturday. Campbell Soup is a national partner with the FFA, formerly known as Future Farmers of America. Through the partnership, Campbell again this year sponsored the Help Grow Your Soup Program. Through the program, Campbell took nominations from FFA groups across the country for notable barns to be considered for preservation. The nominees were narrowed down to five through an online vote. Providence Grove’s barn is among the final five. More than 375,000 votes were cast for 10 nominated barns in need of preservation. Built as a cattle barn in 1946, the Providence Grove barn was sold to the school after the Randolph County Board of Education determined it would be a beneficial

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Providence Grove High School students paint the barn on the school site. resource for agricultural education. It also provides a perfect background for teaching elementary students about the origin of food. The other four barns

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that will be preserved this spring are located in Thorntown, Ind.; Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; Union Bridge, Md.; and Bark River, Mich. Campbell has donated

GREENSBORO – The owner of a Pleasant Garden kennel and an employee have been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty following the seizure of 97 dogs from the business earlier this week. Sheila Marie Savage, 53, the owner of Rush Kennel, and Robert Landreth, 61, a caretaker, were charged Friday with seven counts of felony animal cruelty and five counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty. Late Friday, Landreth was released on a $5,000 bond; Savage posted a

HIGH POINT – A series of home heating oil tank spills have occurred in High Point this year due to a string of robberies, according to the Guilford County Department of Public Health. The health department issued an announcement Friday indicating that four spills from home heating oil tanks have been reported since January. The spills occurred when thieves took the tanks, probably for the oil left inside or the copper wire from oil lines, a statement said. The spills could lead to major environmental contamination of the soil, the surface or the ground water. Contaminated ground water can damage the drinking water supply. Two of the four reported spills have been cleaned up, and two are in the process of being cleaned, said Lynne Beck, media relations manager and commu-

nity health educator for the health department. Spill clean-ups have to be paid for by the property owner, she said. The rash of home heating oil tank spills related to the thefts is a new situation the city hasn’t seen before, Beck said. “This is a unique situation,” she said. “The calls that have come in come through 911 because they are tied to theft. Currently, we’ve only had these situations in High Point. It isn’t that High Point has never had spills before, but as it relates to people stealing oil tanks, it is a bit unique.” The High Point Police Department is investigating the thefts. There was no word on whether the four crimes were related. The spills can cost thousands of dollars to clean up, and most homeowners insurance policies do not cover the spills, according to the health department. The department advises owners to keep a close eye

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$10,000 bond and was released. Authorities have said more charges are possible as an investigation continues. “She is resolved to see this through. I feel my client will be vindicated,” said Kent Lively, Savage’s attorney, as the woman was booked into jail Friday afternoon. “I think she has taken good care of her animals as entrusted to the care of Rush Kennel. These few exceptional circumstances that the law enforcement has seen fit to focus on so we’ll have to resolve in court.”

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HIGH POINT – High Point police announced Friday five additional suspects have been charged in connection with a 2008 homicide. Detectives have followed up on many leads over the past two years in the March 18, 2008 death of 24-year-old Steveland Raynard Gillespie, who was found at 304 Ennis St., dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head/ neck area that was inflicted during an armed robbery, according to police. Two days later, detectives arrested Jermel Stephen Blue, 18, of 523 Amos St. and charged him with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

tody and are awaiting trial. Mario Sanquez Quick, 24, of 1229 Guyer St., Carl Harrison Scott Jr., 23, of 525 Cross St., Patrick Lamont Baskin, 27, of 407 Taylor Ave., and Kendrick Ramon Bowden, 23, of 1323 Penny Road, have each been charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to police. In addition, Quick was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and Terdarrius Antwon Marsh, 29, of 2000 Carlisle Way, was charged with being an He has been in custody since accessory after the fact and possession of a firearm by a his arrest. As of March, five others felon, police said. have been taken into cus-

The suspects were charged in the death of 24-yearold Steveland Gillespie, who was found dead after what police say was a robbery.

Body exhumed in mysterious death case BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina investigators will exhume a woman’s body for an autopsy eight months after her family raised questions about how she died. The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Saturday that the mother of Brandy Simmons has been trying to get investigators to look into her daughter’s death in July. Originally, officials and family members thought Simmons died of an an-

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Polish leader, 96 others dead in Russia jet crash SMOLENSK, Russia (AP) – An aging Russian airliner carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski and members of his country’s military, political and church elites crashed in thick fog Saturday as it took them to a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the slaughter of thousands of Polish military officers by Soviet secret police. Russia’s Emergency AP Ministry said there were 97 A firefighter walks near some of the wreckage at the site where Polish President dead, 88 in the Polish state Lech Kaczynski, his wife and some of the country’s most prominent military and civil- delegation. Poles wept before their ian leaders died Saturday, along with dozens of others when the presidential plane televisions, lowered flags crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog near Smolensk in western Russia.

3 Italians among 9 held in alleged Afghan plot hospital, spokesman Daud Ahmadi said. A video of the raid obtained by Associated Press Television News shows British troops accompanying Afghan police, soldiers and government officials to the city’s Emergency Surgery Center for Civilian War Victims, run by the Italian private group Emergency. In a storeroom, boxes are opened containing what appear to be bullets, pistols, hand grenades, and bags of explosives. A British soldier is heard saying that an explosives disposal unit was on its way. Three foreign staff

members are then shown sitting on outdoor benches, their identification cards visible but names unclear. Helmand’s governor, Gulab Mangul, confirmed the arrests at a news conference, saying those held included three Italians and six Afghans. His spokesman, Ahmadi, said that upon questioning, the storeroom’s supervisor implicated others at the hospital, eventually leading investigators to the Italians. There was no immediate indication of whether any other evidence implicated the three, and their names were not immediately available.

burial spot of Polish kings – a tolling reserved for times of profound importance or grief. The crash also shocked Russia. Sensing the depth of the tragedy for Poland, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin personally took charge of the investigation and very quickly and publicly offered condolences, along with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. “On this difficult day the people of Russia stand with the Polish people,” Medvedev said, according to the Kremlin press service.

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to half-staff and taped black ribbons in their windows after hearing that the upper echelons of the establishment lay dead in woods a short drive from the site of the Katyn forest massacre, one of Poland’s greatest national traumas. Thousands of people, many in tears, placed candles and flowers at the presidential palace in central Warsaw. Many called the crash Poland’s worst disaster since World War II. Twenty monks rang the Zygmunt bell at Krakow’s Wawel Cathedral – the

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MEXICO CITY (AP) crative trafficking along – An attacker threw an the border. explosive device over the U.S. State Department wall around the U.S. con- employees in the area sulate in the border city of had not been victimized Nuevo Laredo, breaking until last month. That’s windows and startling em- when gunmen separately ployees inside but causing chased down and killed no injuries, the U.S. Em- an American woman who bassy said Saturday. worked at the U.S. consulThe attack, which took ate in Ciudad Juarez along place about 11:30 p.m. with her husband in their Friday, is under investi- SUV and another man gation, embassy spokes- married to a Mexican conman Claude Young said. sulate worker in a similar Nuevo Laredo, across vehicle. All three had been the Rio Grande River at the same party. from Laredo, Texas, and Young said the consulother cities have seen ate in Nuevo Laredo and increased violence in the consular agency in recent weeks as power- the border town of Pieful Mexican drug cartels dras Negras would be battle over control of lu- closed Monday.

Thai army pulls back; 15 dead from clashes BANGKOK – A crackdown on anti-government protesters in Thailand’s capital Saturday left at least 15 people dead and more than 650 injured, with no progress toward ending a monthlong standoff with demonstrators demanding new elections. It was the worst violence in Bangkok since more than four dozen people were killed in an antimilitary protest in 1992.

US seeks to smooth relations with Karzai KABUL – President Hamid Karzai got a VIP briefing at NATO headquarters Saturday and the top American diplomat in Kabul went out of his way to smooth U.S.-Afghan relations – signs that Washington is using a softer touch in dealing with the unpredictable Afghan leader. The turnabout is a bid to ease the rancor of the past week that flared after Karzai accused the West of meddling in his nation. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

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Bombings kill 6 across Iraq, including child BAGHDAD (AP) – Roadside bombings and other attacks killed six people across Iraq on Saturday, including a child and the wife of a former police lieutenant colonel, officials said. Violence has plummeted across Iraq since its height in 2006 and 2007 but attacks continue, especially in and around northern cities like Mosul. In Qayara, 40 miles

Iran: Iraq’s government must include Sunnis BAGHDAD (AP) – The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad said Saturday that Iraq’s new government should include all political blocs – including Sunnis – in a shift for a country that has long advocated an Iraqi government dominated by fellow Shiites. Hassan Kazemi Qomi’s comments were a sign that Iran, which has promoted Shiite power since the fall of Saddam Hussein, recognizes that the March 7 parliamentary vote was simply too close

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President emboldened for another high court pick WASHINGTON (AP) – Emboldened by success the first time around, President Barack Obama is likely to pick the Supreme Court nominee he wants and let the confirmation fight proceed from there, putting huge emphasis on a justice who would bring a fight-for-thelittle-guy sensibility to the job. Politics will certainly play into Obama’s calculus: He no longer has the votes in the Senate to overcome the delaying tactic known as the filibuster, and a minority Republican Party in fierce opposition to Obama’s agenda has little in-

centive to hand him a win just months before House and Senate elections. But his strategy worked when he chose Sonia Sotomayor to replace Justice David Souter last year Obama – announce the criteria he deems the most vital for a nominee, vet the nominees with no embarrassing gaffes or leaks, and pick the one with whom he feels the most comfort. Confirmability was a factor then, not a driver. Expect much the same now.

Obama leaves without press, breaks protocol WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama quietly breached years of protocol on Saturday morning by leaving the White House without the press with him.

About two hours before reporters were supposed to be in position to leave with the president, Obama left the grounds. Members of the press were told he was attending one of his

daughter’s soccer games. The press corps traditionally travels with the president to report on the president’s activities for the benefit of informing the public.

sion killed 38 in Hyden, Ky. Federal mine safety officials said crews were working to get the bodies out but did not know how long that would take. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama is awaiting a report on the mine, which has recorded a long list of safety violations, and Congress is planning hearings. “All Americans deserve to work in a place that is safe, and we must take whatever steps are necessary to ensure that all our miners are as safe as possible so that a disaster like this doesn’t happen again,” Obama said.

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Grandmother says boy terrorized adoptive family in US SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Torry Hansen was so eager to become a mother that she adopted an older child from a foreign country, two factors that scare off many prospective parents. Her bigger fears came later. Torry’s mother, Nancy Hansen, said the 7-yearold’s violent episodes – which culminated in a threat to burn the family’s home to the ground – terAP rified them into a shockBedford County Serriff Randall Boyce tells media that Torry Hansen, mother of Justin Hansen, 7, will not be making ing solution: The boy they an appearance at the Bedford County Sherriff’s Office in Shelbyville, Tenn., Friday. renamed Justin was put

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Cable ties Kissinger to Chile controversy WASHINGTON – As secretary of state, Henry Kissinger canceled a U.S. warning against carrying out international political assassinations that was to have gone to Chile just days before a former ambassador was killed by Chilean agents on Washington’s Embassy Row in 1976, a newly released State Department cable shows. Whether Kissinger played a role in blocking the delivery of the warning to the governments of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay has long been a topic of controversy.

Elephant startled by shock kills worker WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Authorities say a circus elephant that kicked a worker and killed him before a performance in northeastern Pennsylvania was shocked by an electrical wire. Wilkes-Barre Sgt. Ken Lukasavage says the Irem Shrine Circus groomer was trying to get the animal away from the wire when he was injured shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday. The circus wasn’t open at the time. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

Astronauts prepare for spacewalk No. 2 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Two of the astronauts aboard the orbiting shuttle-station complex rested up Saturday for a second spacewalk involving hefty storage tanks, while their colleagues unloaded much smaller supplies. Spacemen Clayton Anderson and Rick Mastracchio will head back outside early today to replace an old ammonia tank at the International Space Station. They started the job Friday. In all, three spacewalks

will be needed to complete the work. The ammonia tanks – part of the space station’s cooling system – are the size of refrigerators. Anderson said Saturday one day is enough time to rest between spacewalks. He said he often played baseball doubleheaders and basketball games on back-to-back days. “We’re in pretty good shape for old men,� he said, “and I think we’ll be ready to rock ’n’ roll.� Anderson is 51, and Mastracchio is 50.

Hero who helped subdue bomber becomes citizen ATLANTA (AP) – Kwame James waited nearly 10 years to be sworn in as a U.S. citizen, a long time compared with the time he spent helping subdue wouldbe shoe bomber Richard Reid on a trans-Atlantic flight. James, now 32, wore a gray pinstriped suit and blue tie this week during the ceremony, which ended years of immigration limbo that began after he helped thwart the terror attack aboard a Paris-to-Miami flight in December 2001.

The 6foot-8 basketball player was napping when a flight atJames tendant r o u s e d him. Ten rows back, Reid was scuffling with passengers and the crew after he tried to ignite explosives. James helped tie up Reid with belts and headset wires, and took turns holding Reid by his ponytail with another passenger until the plane could land in Boston.

Steele: ‘I’ve made mistakes’ NEW ORLEANS (AP) – In damage control mode, GOP national chairman Michael Steele on Saturday sought to quell furor over his management of the Republican National Committee by acknowledging errors and vowing to learn from them.

“I’m the first here to admit that I’ve made mistakes and it’s been incumbent on me to take responsibility to shoulder that burden, make the necessary changes and move on,� Steele told GOP activists and party leaders.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Jersey Shore� without New Jersey? Forgetaboutit. While the cast of the popular MTV reality TV series may have begun filming the second season in Miami, Nicole “Snooki� Polizzi and company will indeed return to the Jersey Shore for the remainder

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A celebrity boxing promoter has been charged with fixing fights and not having a license when he staged a bout between “Partridge Family� television star Danny Bonaduce and a comedian from the Howard Stern show. Damon Feldman, who operates the Celebrity Boxing Federation, is charged with six counts of staging prohibited competitions without holding a promoter’s license from the State Athletic Commission and six counts of rigging fights at those events during a 16month period.

of production this summer, MTV spokeswoman Emily Yeomans said Thursday. The show follows the boozy exploits of hard-partying twentysomethings at a shore house. The original eight “Jersey Shore� cast members – Polizzi, Mike “The Situation� Sorrentino,

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WACO, Texas (AP) – Texas country singersongwriter Billy Joe Shaver has been acquitted of aggravated assault in the 2007 shooting of a man in a bar parking lot. Jurors took two h o u r s Friday to decide. Shaver Shaver had testified that he acted in self-defense when he shot Billy Coker outside Waco on March 31, 2007. But prosecutors said no other witnesses had described Coker as “violent or mean.� Shaver lives in Waco. He rose to country music stardom in the 1970s. Shaver recorded more than 20 albums and wrote “Georgia on a Fast Train� and “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday).� He helped launch country’s outlaw movement.

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HIGH POINT – The Phillies and Red Sox traded hits Saturday morning for a final score that wasn’t at all the point of the game. The teams played the opening game of The Miracle League of High Point’s second season. The special baseball field off Shadybrook Road was created last year with a tremendous amount of community and city support to serve young people age 5-18 with physical and mental disabilities. On Saturday morning, Tyler Ford celebrated his birthday by getting to first base on his first hit. Chris Hall, 6, of Archdale, came off the specially outfitted field

‘Some of these kids haven’t played baseball and now get to, and it gives them a time to feel like they’re not left out.’ Todd Murphy Volunteer, HPU student with a huge grin on his face and gave his mother, Tammy, a high-five. Tammy is thrilled that the Miracle Field is available for Chris. “He had been wanting to play – he’d say, ‘Me play’ – when his sister (Makala, 8) would play soccer, and now he has someplace to play. Yesterday he kept looking at the clock asking me was it ball game time,” Tammy said. When looking at Mir-

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Red Sox’s Chris Hall and teammates celebrate at the opening day of Miracle League play at the Athletic Complex. acle League’s Web site, Tammy noticed that “buddies” to assist players are needed, so she told her other son, Fisher, 12, about the program, and now Fisher is his brother’s buddy. Another buddy, Todd Murphy, is a prime example of the volunteers who assist players, said Sherry Paul, recreation supervisor for the city of High Point’s Parks & Recreation Department, which sponsors The Miracle League. Murphy, from Maryland and a sophomore at High Point University, volunteered for double duty as a coach and buddy. “He’s never missed a

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The Miracle League this year has more than 60 young people who play on six teams. Each player needs at least one buddy, so for each of the three Saturday morning games through May 22, at least 30 volunteers are needed. For information on being a player or buddy, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 8833469 or download a form from the Web site www.hpmiracleleague.org.

game, and he got here early today to help the new coaches,” Paul said. Murphy heard about The Miracle League through a class at HPU, where he is studying to teach high school, with a minor in special education.

“It’s awesome,” Murphy said of volunteering. “Some of these kids haven’t played baseball and now get to, and it gives them a time to feel like they’re not left out.” vknopfler@hpe.com | 888-3601

WINSTON-SALEM – Organizers of a Piedmont job fair taking place next week hope the event may help ignite an employment market that’s been too tough for too long. The 14th annual Employment and Resource Fair will be held from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday at the Winston-Salem Sports & Entertainment Complex Coliseum Annex Building. Fifty employers and career educators and 3,500 job-seekers are expected to attend, organizers say. Employers scheduled to attend include Atrium Windows & Doors, Dillard’s, Flow Automotive Companies, MetLife, Novant Health, Pepsi, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Winston-Salem State University. Organizers of this year’s event had a more difficult time than in recent years securing employers because of the rough economy, said Nancy Doub, special projects coordinator for Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina. Goodwill is the lead sponsor of the job fair. “It’s been tougher this year finding employers with jobs. A lot of our companies didn’t come back this year because they don’t have openings,” Doub said. The job fair takes place against the backdrop of record unemployment rates across the state. The February jobless rate was 11.2 percent, according to N.C. Employment Security Commission figures.

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Spring cleaning High Point University student Kayla Potter picks up trash from the edge of Hartley Drive as part of the Great American Cleanup.

HIGH POINT – The High Point Regional Cancer Center’s Department of Radiation Oncology has received the highest designation from the American College of Radiology, making it the only ACR-accredited radiation therapy facility in the Piedmont Triad and one of two in the state. “While most clinics in our field are committed to delivering high quality care, we chose to take the next step by allowing ourselves to be measured by a standard greater than ourselves,” said Medical

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R. Winston Dozier Jr. is a new board of directors member for First Bancorp, the parent company of First Bank. Dozier is the former owner and operator of Quik Chek Inc., a convenience store with 34 locations, headquartered in Troy.

Do you know anyone who deserves some extra attention? You can submit names and photographs of people who could be profiled in the daily “Who’s News” column in The High Point Enterprise. Send information to: Who’s News, The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261. E-mail versions with an attached color photograph can be sent to whosnews@hpe.com.

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The 14th annual Employment and Resource Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Winston-Salem Sports & Entertainment Complex Coliseum Annex Building. For more information, contact Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina through the Web site www.goodwilljobfair.com or calling Nancy Doub at 724-3625, ext. 1271.

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Director, Dr. Bart Frizzell, Department of Radiation Oncology. “This accreditation is not the end of a process, but rather proof of the value of our ongoing commitment to delivering the best care possible.” In order to receive the ACR accreditation, the Cancer Center has voluntarily undergone a review process in which nationally accepted standards were met. In addition, the ACR accreditation ensures that staff in the Radiation Oncology Department is qualified through certifications, licensure and

education. The equipment and the technologies used have been found to be of the highest quality, ensuring High Point Regional’s facility either meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines. “We realized years ago that everyone in our field tends to promote that they have the newest, latest and greatest technology,” said Frizzell. “The quest for ACR accreditation represents an ongoing commitment to provide the best possible care, through innovative technology, delivered by compassionate and highly qualified staff.”

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Donnie Black..................Salisbury Raeford Brinkley......Thomasville Laureen Gilchrist........High Point Clayton Jones...............Lexington Fredrick Jones..............High Point James Lewis..............Thomasville James Pyrtle.................High Point Opal Sumner.............Thomasville Betty White.................High Point Ronald Wilkins...........High Point The High Point Enterprise publishes death notices without charge. Additional information is published for a fee. Obituary information should be submitted through a funeral home.

Raeford Brinkley THOMASVILLE – Mr. Raeford Joseph Brinkley, 91, a resident of Thomasville, died Friday April 9, 2010 at High Point Regional Hospital. Raeford was born June 23, 1918 in Davidson County, NC a son of the late Robert L. Brinkley and Lucy Pope Brinkley. During WW II, Raeford was a ship builder. Before his retirement, Mr. Brinkley owned and operated Brinkley Auto and Parts in Thomasville. He always enjoyed cars and was particularly fascinated by older models. He also enjoyed traveling with his family. He loved the beach and enjoyed fishing from the surf. Mr. Brinkley’s life was defined by love of God and love of his family. He had an easy smile and genuine interest in other people. He will be greatly missed. He was a member of Pine Woods United Methodist Church where he was a former president of the Methodist Men, and a member of the Charles Hunt Victory Class. Raeford also enjoyed sports. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Brinkley Tysinger and a brother Bobby C. Brinkley. On March 23, 1940, he married Pearl Elizabeth Beck who survives of the home. Surviving in addition to his wife is his daughters, Linda Brinkley Myers and husband Bradford of Thomasville, Dianne Brinkley Catlett and husband Roy of Archdale, Nancy Brinkley Jones and husband Rick of Thomasville and Kathy Brinkley Woods of Thomasville. Also surviving is a sister, Doris Brinkley Younts of Thomasville, a brother, Rev. Van E. Brinkley and wife Ida Lee of Thomasville, grandchildren, Eric Myers and wife Pam of Thomasville, Dena Catlett Brown and husband Ken of Raleigh, Elizabeth Catlett Griffin and husband Phillip of West Jefferson, Ryan Taylor Jones and wife Crystal of Wilmington, Amanda Woods Cassetta and husband Brad of Trinity and Amber Woods Tuggle and husband Jason of Thomasville. Great grandchildren, Wil Myers, Beau Myers, Kristin Brown, Michael Brown, Erin Griffin, Thomas Griffin, Zane Griffin and Selah Grace Cassetta, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 3 PM Monday at the Pine Woods United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Edwards and Rev. Dianne Brinkley Catlett officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 8 PM Sunday at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville and other times at the residence. Memorials may be directed to Pine Woods United Methodist Church 199 Pinewoods Church Rd. Thomasville, NC 27360. Online condolences may be sent to the Brinkley family at www. jcgreenandsons.com.

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HIGH POINT – Mrs. Laureen Marie Vallery Gilchrist, 41, resident of 1704 Plateau Ct. died April 9th, 2010 at her home. Mrs. Gilchrist was born October 12th, 1968 in Somerville MA, a daughter to Edward and Patricia Perry Vallery. A resident of this area for 11 years, she was a teacher at 1st United Methodist Church and had attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. In 1995 she married Christopher (Chris) Gilchrist who survives of the home. In addition to her husband she is survived by her mother of High Point; two sons, Christopher Gilchrist Jr. and Johnathan Gilchrist both of High Point; four brothers, Edward Vallery and wife Patricia, Andrew Vallery and wife Kristine, Robert Vallery and wife Carol and Michael Vallery; father-in-law, James Gilchrist and mother-in-law, Diana Gilchrist both of Somerville MA; an aunt, Karen Ferullo of Methuen MA; a brother-in-law, James Gilchrist and wife Colette of Canton MA; a former sister-in-law Lisa; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles and very special friends. She was a dedicated and loving mother and wife. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Monday at the Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point by Rev. John J. Kelly O.S.F.S. Visitation will immediately follow the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Cancer Center at High Point Regional Hospital, 302 Westwood Ave. High Point NC 27262. On-line condolences may be made through www. cumbyfuneral.com.

HIGH POINT – James (Jamie) Pyrtle, 69, died April 10, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

Opal Sumner THOMASVILLE – Mrs. Opal Irene Wood Sumner, 87, a resident of Thomasville, died Friday April 9, 2010 in the Lexington Memorial Hospital. A lifelong resident of Thomasville, Opal was born February 13, 1923 a daughter of Ed L. Wood and Dora Harrelson Wood. She graduated from Fair Grove High School, attended Ashmore Business School, retired from Amos Hosiery Mill in High Point and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Opal was preceded in death by her parents. On February 12, 1951 she married Roy Lee Sumner who died September 19, 2003. Surviving is her daughter, Debbie Hoosier and husband Randy of Thomasville, grandchildren, Halsey Hoosier and Sara Hoosier of Thomasville, a sister, Mildred Floyd and husband Charlie of Thomasville. Funeral service will be 11 AM Monday at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Steve Jarvis officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 AM Monday at the funeral home and other times at the home of Debbie and Randy Hoosier. Memorials may be directed to Victory Junction Gang Camp 4500 Adam’s Way Randleman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to the Sumner family at www. jcgreenandsons.com.

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Fredrick Jones HIGH POINT – Fredrick Jones, 67, of High Point died April 9, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. Phillips Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Clayton Jones LEXINGTON – Clayton Robert Jones, 42, of N.C. 47, died April 9, 2010, at his home. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Holly Grove Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home.

Donnie Black SALISBURY – Donnie A. Black, 70, died April 9, 2010. Funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at New Hope Baptist Church. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church. Powels Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the family.

Betty White HIGH POINT – Mrs. Betty Lewis White of High Point died April 10, 2010. Arrangements by Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point.

James Thomas Lewis THOMASVILLE – Mr. James Thomas Lewis, 81, of 304 Moore Street, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2010 in N. C. State Veterans Home in Salisbury, NC. Surviving are his wife Rachel Aughtry Lewis of the home; one son Kevin Hagans of Hampton, GA and four grandchildren. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at S. E. Thomas Funeral Service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday 30 minutes before the funeral service and other times at the home.

NC National Guard to welcome home thousands RALEIGH (AP) – The North Carolina National Guard will welcome home nearly 4,000 soldiers from their second deployment to Iraq. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that a ceremony will be held today at the RBC Center for the 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team. The brigade is made up of battalions from North Carolina.

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Meinhardt Raabe, who played the Munchkin coroner in “The Wizard of Oz” and proclaimed in the movie that the Wicked Witch of the East was “really most sincerely dead,” has died. He was 94. His caregiver, Cindy Bosnyak, said Raabe died Friday morning at a hospital in Orange Park, Fla. He was one of the few surviving Munchkins from the 1939 film. Bosnyak said he complained of a sore throat at his retirement community before collapsing and going into cardiac arrest. He was taken to Orange Park Medical Center, where he later died, she said. “He had a headful of hair at 94 and he ... remembered everything every day,” she said. “To me

he was a walking history book, very alert.” Raabe was one of the 124 Munchkins in the film classic and one of only nine who had speaking parts. He was 22 years old and a show business veteran, earning money for college as a “midget” performer, as they were called then, when the movie was shot in 1938. Raabe portrayed the diminutive Munchkin official who solemnly pronounces the witch dead after Dorothy’s farmhouse lands on her: “As coroner I must aver, I thoroughly examined her, And she’s not only merely dead, she’s really most sincerely dead.” His costume included a huge hat with a rolled brim, and dyed yak hair was used for his handlebar mustache and long beard.

Timothy White, victim of 1980 kidnapping, dies SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) – Timothy White, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, has died. He was 35. Timothy “Timmy” White was 5 years old when he was kidnapped by child molester Kenneth Parnell as he walked home from his Ukiah school in 1980. Two weeks later, fellow kidnap victim Steven Stayner fled with the boy and hitchhiked to safety. The 14-year-old Stayner had been held captive and sexually abused for years by Parnell. “He didn’t want what happened to him to happen to me,” White said in 2004. The dramatic kidnapping story was told in a

book and in the 1989 television movie, “I Know My First Name is Steven.” White’s stepfather, Roger Gitlin, said in an e-mail to family friends that White died April 1 of an apparent pulmonary embolism. He was buried Thursday in the town of Newhall in Los Angeles County, where he had worked as a sheriff’s deputy since 2005. Parnell died at age 76 in 2008 while serving a life term for trying to buy a 4year-old boy for $500 while living in Berkeley. He spent five years in prison during the 1980s for the abductions of Stayner and White. Stayner, who returned to his family in Merced after living with Parnell for more than seven years, died in a 1989 motorcycle crash.

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DURHAM – UNC President Erskine Bowles said Friday that the state’s university system might have to cut hundreds of faculty positions across its 17 campuses if its budget is cut by 5 percent. The university system already was preparing for a 2 percent budget cut to make up for lower state funding, but Bowles told the Board of Governors, which met at N.C. Central University, that more cuts would hurt the academic core of its campuses for years. A 5 percent budget cut would mean the loss of 1,000 jobs systemwide,

and half would be faculty members, he said. The larger number comes from the Office of State Budget and Management, which weeks ago asked state agencies to prepare 5 percent cut scenarios. The final number could be different. In other matters, NCCU Chancellor Charlie Nelms told the board that the Durham school needs more money to grow. Nelms said NCCU needs more money for land, residence halls and a student union building. He said it’s important to recognize that past underfunding at historically black schools like NCCU has had a cumulative effect, and that “low-wealth, less well-pre-

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Professors: Obama’s court nominee will face challenges WINSTON-SALEM – President Obama will face political challenges regardless of whom he nominates to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, three law professors at Wake Forest University said. Ron Wright, a criminallaw professor at WFU, said that Obama could nominate someone who is “a liberal lion� like Thurgood Marshall or William Brennan, justices who served on the court until the 1990s. However, Obama also could pick someone who

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John S. Cummins, former bishop of the diocese of Oakland, Calif., recalls correspondence from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger regarding troubled priest Stephen Kiesle.

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Letter: Future pope stalled pedophile case LOS ANGELES (AP) – Four years after a California priest and convicted child molester asked to be defrocked, his bishop pleaded with the future Pope Benedict XVI to remove the man from the priesthood.

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Thomasville’s top employees should live in city What is wrong with Thomasville? Is the city of Thomasville unfit to live in? Evidently Councilmen Neal Grimes and David Yemm both believe that no one hired in top positions would want to live in Thomasville. If that is true, guess who controls what Thomasville has to offer or what Thomasville can offer. It’s the same employees in those top positions. If the top employees of Thomasville are required to live here, maybe we can become a city where people and businesses will want to reside. If they lived here, their opinions of Thomasville as a place to live/work would impact decisions they make for residences and businesses. Not only do their decisions affect our citizens, their incomes are from taxes we pay. Over time, these workers are taking millions of dollars away from Thomasville’s citizens who work

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I have right not to breathe second-hand smoke I wonder what some people are thinking who want to get the smoking ban repealed. State Rep. Jerry Dockham says he will work hard to get the ban repealed. He says that it should be a “common courtesy” for smokers to not smoke around people who don’t smoke. A lot of smokers don’t care whether they smoke around other people. People say that they can’t quit. That is untrue. I was a two-

pack-a-day smoker when I quit back in the mid-1980s. How did I quit? I threw them out my truck window. If you say you can’t quit, you are saying that you are a weak person that has no willpower. If you could smell how bad smokers stink, maybe that would help some people quit. Yes, people have the right to smoke but they do not have the right to subject other people to second-hand smoke and the dangers that go with it. CLAUDE PRUITT Trinity

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hat you are seeing these days from many governments – at local, county, state and federal levels – is anything but transparent. trans•parent adj. ... to be transparent ... 1 transmitting light rays so that objects on the other side may be distinctly seen; capable of being seen through; neither opaque or translucent 2 so fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous 3 easily understood; very clear 4 easily recognized or detected; obvious 5 without guile or concealment; open; frank; candid SYN. clear. It continues to amaze us that folks running for office have faith in us during the campaign, believing that we are savvy enough to recognize their fine points and elect them to the office to which they aspire. Once elected, however, we suspect many politicians believe us (perhaps because we chose them) suddenly to be struck stupid and unworthy of recognition until the next election cycle. That appears to be especially true when budgets are being constructed. Consider the Guilford County budget process for example. Not only is the public, which pays the bills, being kept in the dark by the Guilford County manager and the chairman of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners, but so are most of the commissioners as well. One would think that with all the budgeting challenges that almost every business and every household within the county has had to contend with and overcome the last couple of years, that by government sharing information with its constituents throughout the process, some best practices may filter up from the masses that would be as helpful to budget makers as volunteers were to the tornado cleanup effort. Such secrecy, although carried to the extreme by Brenda Jones Fox this time around, gradually has been becoming commonplace since the turn of the century. Taxpayers are considered smart enough to find ways to pay the tax bills but aren’t considered smart enough to help figure out where and how money should be spent and, even more important, where and how it shouldn’t be spent. In this situation, we repeat the questions we asked in an editorial on another public record subject earlier in the week: What are they trying to hide? Why?

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ason Adenolith Heyward, 20, 6-foot-4, 220 pounds, bats left, throws left. BaseballReference.com reports he is ranked by Baseball America, Keith Law of ESPN.com and Jonathan Mayor of MLB.com as baseball’s top prospect for the 2010 season. Writing about the rookie outfielder for the Atlanta Braves, Terence Moore, national columnist for FanHouse, asked, “Is it wise that Jason A. Heyward (the ‘A’ likely stands for Awesome) is designated around this franchise and throughout this city as Hank Aaron 2.0 or even as a 21st century Jackie Robinson in some ways?” I, too, wondered (aloud during one of The High Point Enterprise’s 4:30 p.m. news conferences last week) if everyone was putting too much pressure on Heyward. All the hype reminded me of that surrounding Clint Hartung, a pitcher/outfielder from Hondo, Texas, 6-foot-5, 210 pounds, batted right, threw right, who, when he made his debut (at age 24) with the New York Giants in 1947. He was described by many baseball “experts” and sports writers as “the next Babe Ruth.” Well, in four seasons as a pitcher, Hartung went 29-29, giving up 271 bases on balls and 57 home runs and struck out 167 batters while posting a career 5.02 earned run average. In six seasons (196 games) at bat (pitcher/outfielder), “The Hondo Hurricane” hit .238 with 14 home runs and 43 runs batted in. 1947 was his best year: .309 with 29 hits in 94 at bats. Nothing Ruthian there. When Heyward slammed a home run in his first at bat for the Braves, I immediately thought of a guy most of you never heard of – Dino Restelli, an outfielder who grew up in St. Louis’ Hill District, 6-foot-11⁄2, 191 pounds, batted right, threw right. Restelli (at age 24) broke into the major leagues in 1949 by hitting five home runs in his first nine games (and seven in his first 18 days) for the Pittsburgh Pirates before pitchers really started throwing curve balls. Restelli hit a total of 12 home runs that season and, after playing in the minors much of 1950, rejoined the Pirates and hit just one more home run. His career ended at age 25. He had played in 93 Major League games with a .241 batting average and 43 runs batted in. Nothing outstanding there. Hopefully, Heyward – probably the most heralded phenom since Mickey Mantle broke into the majors with the New York Yankees in 1951 – will be as successful in the big leagues as he has been in the minors.

For the record, Mantle, 5foot-11, 195 pounds, batted both, threw right, played in 2,401 regular season games with 2,415 hits, 536 home runs, 1,509 runs batted in, 1,733 walks, 1,710 strikeouts and a .557 slugging average. In 12 World Series (65 games), he batOPINION ted .257 with 18 home runs and 40 rbi. Mantle was inducted into Tom baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1974. Blount Plenty phenomenal there. ■■■ In three minor league seasons, Heyward played in 238 minor league games (rookie, A, A+, AA and AAA) belting 279 hits for a .318 batting average with 29 home runs, 125 runs batted in and a .508 slugging percentage. He committed 13 errors as an outfielder for a .973 fielding average. In September 2009, Heyward was chosen Minor League Player of the Year. He was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, but gained fame as an all-America prep first baseman in his hometown of McDonough, Georgia, on the outskirts of Atlanta. Moore also wrote about “that history thing: The Braves have featured a slew of highly touted rookies since they moved to Atlanta from Milwaukee in 1966. They’ve had four Rookie of the Year winners during that stretch in Earl Williams (1971), Bob Horner (1978), David Justice (1990) and Rafael Furcal (2000). Plus, they’ve had Dale Murphy starting his near Hall of Fame career during the mid-1970s before Tom Glavine and John Smoltz began their inevitable sprints to Cooperstown during the late 1980s. “There also were those much-hyped starts for the two Joneses. You already know about Chipper, but then you had Andruw, who became better than Mickey Mantle in 1996 by homering in a World Series at 19. He topped the Mick’s old record by a year as the youngest player ever to do so. He did so at Yankee Stadium, too, which was Mantle’s old roaming grounds. If that wasn’t enough, Andruw actually slammed two homers in his first two World Series at bats, and he did all of that on Mantle’s birthday.” If Heyward performs at a level that even comes close to matching the hype, his career truly should be something to behold. He’s carrying quite a load on his broad shoulders. Now, let’s sit back and watch him play ball!

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he federal budget deficit in 2009 was more than $1.4 trillion. Using President Obama’s proposed budget for 2011, the Congressional Budget Office projects trillion dollar deficits for two more years, then a slight reduction for a few years before reverting to an upward slope with perpetual trillion dollar deficits. Our national debt is well above $12 trillion and our unfunded liabilities are over $108 trillion. Social Security was previously projected to pay out more than it takes in starting in 2016, but we’ve already passed that mark six years early. You don’t have to be an economist to know that America is on an unsustainable path. You do, however, need to have common sense and pay attention to current events. You do need to educate yourself on the history of the political systems that have been in use over the past few hundred years. You do need to get involved with government by voicing your concerns – loudly if needed OPINION – and by voting in every election. Mike Nobody ever said Hughes that living in a ■■■ constitution-based federal republic would be easy, but that’s what a lot of Americans have come to expect, and that sentiment is partly what has led to our unsustainable path. Referring to Obama’s recent signing of health care reform, Cato Institute economist Veronique de Rugy said, “We are about to witness … the biggest, most massive transfer of wealth from the relatively young and poor people in society to the relatively old and wealthy people in society.” People who are young and healthy don’t need comprehensive health insurance, and people who are older generally have more wealth than younger people. America is facing huge problems, but these problems can be solved with the right (as in conservative) leadership. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is one such leader. Ryan’s Roadmap for America’s Future Act of 2010 (H.R. 4529) would likely solve the pending crises in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid while paying off the national debt. The solution involves both tax and entitlement cuts while transferring power from Washington bureaucrats back to the people. Ryan’s legislation is not an easy fix, but if there is an answer to our problems, this is what it will look like. As expected, liberals have criticized the bill using the dishonest claim of “tax cuts for the rich.” Yet liberals clearly have no better ideas. Contrary to the wishes of the hope-and-change crowd, conservative leadership is still going strong in America. The question is: How do we get there from here? The answer is to get involved. There will be another Tea Party at Governmental Plaza in Greensboro at 5:30 p.m. April 15. More information can be found at http://gsoteaparty.wordpress. com/. Also, “Conservatives for Guilford County” can be found on Facebook, and GOOOH is looking for new members. French Queen Marie Antoinette may or may not have said “Let them eat cake,” but the liberal Democrats said exactly that when they exempted their leaders from Obamacare. Times have changed since the French Revolution, but the arrogance of power remains the same. Keeping that power in check is what created American exceptionalism. That’s exactly what we need to do now. MIKE HUGHES is a Navy veteran who lives in Jamestown. His column appears here every other Sunday. To comment, visit www.hpe.com and click on local commentary. E-mail him at mrmike27282@gmail. com.

hen our Legislature reconvenes next month, its members will face an important test from coastal property owners who want to reverse the state’s long-standing ban against terminal groins. We certainly understand the desire to restore shorelines. Property owners paid large sums of money to enjoy sandy beaches and feel they have the right to restore them. People have argued over who owns coastal waters and land for centuries. A body of law regarding “riparian rights” has evolved. In a paper on water law prepared for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at N.C. State University, Allain Andry, wrote, “Under North Carolina law, all land under saltwater bodies, lands subject to the ebb and flow of the tide, and land under water that is subject to the influx

of saltwater is owned by the State ‘in trust’ for the public.” A private property owner actually owns only the land MY SPIN above the traditional highTom water mark. Campbell The owner is ■■■ allowed “reasonable use” of water and sand beyond the high-water mark so long as he or she doesn’t interfere with reasonable use by other property owners and the public. If a property owner does anything that will harm or change the reasonable use of the land or water of another property owner, the other owner’s riparian rights, as well as those of the public, have been violated. A seawall, jetty or rock groin placed in the water will cause erosion

or diversion of water to another property owner according to a large body of evidence. The Senate has passed a bill that would allow terminal groins but the House wisely refused to do so. The Coastal Resources Commission conducted a $300,000 study on the impact of terminal groins and, by an 8-5 margin, recommended continuing the current ban. Some mistakenly believe this close vote resulted from insufficient proof of the damage groins can cause. It was nothing more than a reflection of the intense lobbying underway by those who want to remove the ban, restore their beaches and protect their property values. As long as we have inhabited this region we can cite the changing nature of shorelines, inlets and water flow. Removing the ban on terminal groins is a class

action lawsuit waiting to happen, and if our understanding of the principles of riparian rights is correct, the ban will be upheld. People who have enough dollars to buy waterfront property should also have enough sense to recognize the fragile and changing nature of shorelines before investing their money. I am one of them but knew the risks when I bought and recognize I don’t have the right to harm others’ property just to preserve mine. Resisting the pressure from special interests will be a real test of this Legislature, and we will all be watching to see how they respond. TOM CAMPBELL is former assistant N.C. state treasurer and is creator/host of NC SPIN, a weekly statewide television discussion of N.C. issues airing Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WFMY-TV. Contact him at www.ncspin.com.

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ew combinations are more poisonous than race and politics. That combination has torn whole nations apart and led to the slaughters of millions in countries around the world. You might think we would have learned a lesson from that and stay away from injecting race into political issues. Yet playing the race card has become an increasingly common response to growing public anger at the policies of the Obama administration and the way those policies have been imposed. OPINION When the triumphant Democrats made their Thomas widely televised walk up Sowell Capitol Hill after passing ■■■ the health care bill, led by a smirking and strutting Nancy Pelosi, holding her oversized gavel, some of the crowd of citizens expressed their anger. According to some Democrats, these expressions of anger included racial slurs directed at black members of Congress. This is a serious charge – and one deserving of some serious evidence. But, despite all the media recording devices on the scene, not to mention recording devices among the crowd gathered there, nobody can come up with a single recorded sound to back up that incendiary charge. Worse yet, some people have claimed that even doubting the charge suggests that you are a racist. Among the people who are likely to be most disappointed with the Obama administration are those who thought it would usher in a post-racial society. That they wished for such a society is a credit to their values. But that they actu-

ally expected a move in that direction suggests that they ignored both Barack Obama’s history and the heavy vested interest that too many people have in race hustling. This is just one of many areas in which this country is likely to pay a very high price for the fact that too many voters paid attention to Obama’s rhetoric while ignoring his actual track record. However soothing the Obama rhetoric, and however lofty his statements about being a uniter rather than a divider – both racially and in terms of bipartisanship – everything in his past fairly shouts the opposite, but only to those who follow facts. Has he been allied with uniters or dividers in the past? Do Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayers and Father Pfleger sound like uniters? What has his administration done – as distinguished from what the president has said – since taking office? It has dropped the prosecution of black thugs caught on camera stationed outside a polling place intimidating voters. Obama has promoted to the Supreme Court a circuit judge who dismissed a discrimination lawsuit by white fire-

fighters, whose case the Supreme Court later accepted and ruled in their favor. He preceded this appointment by talking about needing people on the court with “empathy.” That is a pretty word but the ugly reality is that it is just another euphemism for bias. For generations, white Southern judges had all kinds of empathy for other white Southerners, which is to say, bias against blacks. The question is whether you want equal treatment or you want payback. Cycles of revenge and counter-revenge have been at the heart of racial and ethnic strife throughout history, in countries around the world. It is a history written in blood. It is history we don’t need to repeat in the United States of America. Political demagoguery and political favoritism have turned groups violently against each other, even in countries where they have lived peacefully side by side for generations. Ceylon was one of those countries in the first half of the 20th century, before the politics of group favoritism so polarized the country – now called Sri Lanka – that it produced a decades-long civil war with mass slaughters and unspeakable atrocities. The world has been shocked by the mass slaughters of the Tutsis by the Hutus in Rwanda, but until a half century ago, there had been no such systematic slaughters there. We know – or should know – what lies at the end of the road of racial polarization. A “race card” is not something to play, because race is a very dangerous political plaything. THOMAS SOWELL, a native of North Carolina, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His Web site is www.tsowell.com.

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ecent revelations about global warming have put into question how much affect man actually has on climate change. The debate really heated up with the release of a thousand hacked e-mails and numerous errors in the United Nations climate report. The e-mails were hacked from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit server in Britain and placed online. E-mails showed that climate scientists were manipulating and withholding climate data to strengthen their argument for man-made global warming. The British press has labeled this “Climategate” and have accused the East Anglia’s Research Unit of undermining all science’s credibility. An independent probe headed by the British Institute of Physics has been requested to investigate this matter. This data was also used by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to urge governments

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to cut carbon dioxide emissions and show that Earth’s temperatures have been relatively stable for centuries before rising sharply in the recent decades. The IPCC climate report failed to include the medieval warming period (800-1300 A.D.) when the waters around Greenland were ice free. The Viking colonies on Greenland flourished for many centuries. Greenland is now 85 percent covered with thick ice and has a yearly high temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Climate scientists and meteorologists who dared question man-made global warming were ridiculed and attacked by Al Gore, news media and the extreme left environmentalists. The lead climate scientist who authored the IPCC climate report recently stated that climate data now shows that the world has been cool-

ing since 1995. Maybe this is the reason for Lake Eire completely freezing over for the first time since 1995 or all 50 states having snow cover at one time. I am sure that many N.C. residents like me, who have had their highest heating bills in many years, would not have minded a little more global warming this winter. A lot of the climate warming conclusions were obtained from analyzing the growth rings of one tree in Siberia. My experience as a West Virginia University forestry graduate tells me few conclusions about the Earth’s past temperatures can be obtained by looking at the growth rings of only one tree. Some of the hacked e-mails showed researchers discussing how to manipulate the raw data from the tree rings about the Earth’s historical temperatures. A lot of weather changes are due to the natural Earth cycles. President Obama told Chilean people that man can-

not control earthquakes. How about the Earth’s climate? The New York Times reported that global warming was even worse than we thought because of the recent all-time record snow storms on the East Coast. Gore and the news media have been hyping the dangers of global warming for years. Gore and his Wall Street cronies stand to make hundreds of million dollars with their companies doing carbon credit trading. The Obama administration and Democrat Congress are also looking to use global warming hype to pass the cap and trade bill as a way to raise $600 billion in new energy taxes. This bill also would cost the state of North Carolina many thousands of jobs. The bottom line is that proposed global warming policies will mean higher taxes, higher energy costs, lost jobs and more government. REGIS KLINE is a resident of Trinity.

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Novel relates to real-life discontent in marriages CHARLOTTE (AP) – They are not the Real Housewives of Charlotte, but the characters in Charlottean Kim Wright’s new novel, “Love in Mid Air,” may feel like people you’ve met before. Wright’s debut novel, in bookstores next week, tells the story of Elyse Bearden, an almost-40 Charlotte woman debating whether to leave her stale marriage - and the comfortable existence that goes with it. This tale of suburban housewife angst draws not only from Wright’s own experiences, but from marriage discontent in real-life Charlotte. She recorded it all in her journals. Thirteen years ago,

‘I really do think when you get divorced, you’re driving through crazy town.’ Kim Wright Author Wright was a freelance writer and mother of two, going through a divorce. Once she left her husband, a strange thing happened. “When you become the person who’s had the divorce,” she says, “everyone starts telling you their stories.” She found herself being flagged down in the Plantation Market Harris Teeter, stopped by women who wanted to confide that their marriages weren’t so good. Getting divorced, it turned out, made her safe to talk to. She had failed publicly, and now she had become mother confessor for every discontented woman in southeast Charlotte. Wright wrote down all the stories she heard, and she moved on. Years later, she had the idea for a novel that avoids romance-plot cliches. In-

stead of being dumped, then finding true love, her heroine would decide to leave. In real life, it turns out, women initiate most divorces after age 40. Lucky for Wright, she still had her journals. Wright, 54, explained her unusual piece of luck recently to a dozen women gathered for a book club at Sandy Culver’s Lake Norman house. CulAP ver had invited Wright, Author Kim Wright (left) and Lake Norman book club member Fiona Key discuss Kim Wright’s debut novel, “Love her longtime friend, to In Mid Air,” in Charlotte. discuss “Love in Mid Air” (Grand Central; $23). Early reviews are glowing. “Astute and engrossing,” says People. “Wright hits it out of the park,” says Publishers Weekly. The book raises many questions: Why do women stay in a bad marriage? Why do they finally leave? Is an affair ever acceptable? This group was wellequipped for the discussion. About half were divorced. Some saw themselves in the novel. A couple wondered why main character Elyse, an ethical, practical person, risks so much to have an affair. Partly, Wright explained, to add dramatic tension. But also, when marriages break up, people do things they’d never do under normal circumstances. “I really do think when you get divorced, you’re driving through crazy town.” Several women prodded Wright to reveal her inspirations for the people and places. Was the pony-tailed lawyer Bill Diehl? Where’s the church she describes? And what’s the gated community where the character Kelly lives? Wright mostly avoided direct answers. The story is, after all, fiction distilled from fact, not journalism. She admitted, though, that Kelly’s fictional Charlotte neighborhood is modeled after Piper Glen and Ballantyne. Wright’s story also is laced with snippets from all the marriage complaints she heard years ago.

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Tough sell Vulnerable Democrats are tiptoeing on health care FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – First-term Rep. Betsy Markey is convinced that once people learn what’s in President Barack Obama’s new health care overhaul law, they’ll support it. But it’s not a message she was eager to carry in person to her constituents in Republican-leaning eastern Colorado. During Congress’ two-week Easter break, she reserved any discussion of health care reform for conference calls, an op-ed piece and

an appearance at a smalltown Rotary Club – all small-bore outreach. After the raucous, angry town halls of last summer, Markey steered clear of massive gatherings. She was not alone. Tough votes for Obama’s health care plan have further complicated the re-election prospects of dozens of already vulnerable freshman and second-term Democrats. There’s even a chance the party could

lose control of one or both houses in the midterm elections. Democrats and a few Republicans reported receiving threats to themselves and their families in the days after the vote. The FBI arrested a California man Wednesday for allegedly making threatening phone calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. On Tuesday, a Washington state man was arrested and charged with threatening to kill Democratic Sen. Patty Murray. In districts and states where the overhaul was most controversial, townhall meetings have been replaced with tightly controlled business roundta-

bles and other gatherings with voters. In Nevada, first-term Democratic Rep. Dina Titus defended her vote for the health care bill in a newspaper piece she cowrote and in a meeting with female doctors. Facing a vigorous GOP challenge from a Republican physician, she acknowledged treading carefully. “It’s more of a teaching tour than a selling tour,” she said of her recent appearances. Republicans dismiss the notion that voters opposed to the new law can be sold on it. They equate the overhaul to a “government takeover” of health care and blame it on one-

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party arrogance. The theme is central to House Republicans’ plan to cast the GOP as the party that will listen to what voters want, not pass bills the people oppose. As lawmakers prepared to wrap up their recess and return to Washington, Republicans released a campaign spot featuring feet in flip-flops and criticizing House Democrats who voted against the health care overhaul last fall but then voted for it on final passage. Like Markey, Titus voted for the health care overhaul but hasn’t made an in-person appearance before a large crowd on the topic since it was signed into law.

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Mehmet Cakal owns Sumela Restaurant at 805 N. Main St., formerly known as Main Street Grill.

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HIGH POINT – Mehmet Cakal isn’t afraid of a little change. The Turkey native came to the U.S. more than 15 years ago for a change — one that he refers to as “half opportunity and half adventure.” “I was working for my father then,” said Cakal, who was 21 when he departed from Turkey. “I knew a little bit about running a business.” Now the owner of Sumela Restaurant at 805 N. Main St., he’s become a business owner in High Point on his own accord, never forgetting to embrace change along the way. Cakal, who served 18 months in the Turkish military before departing, arrived in the U.S. in 1988. He stayed with friends in New York before heading to Williamsburg, Va., where he got his first taste of the restaurant industry. He managed an Italian restaurant for six years,

then decided to shift gears once again. “I was looking for a yearround business,” Cakal said. “Williamsburg was just a tourist town.” Cakal had another group of friends who lived in the Piedmont Triad area. He followed their suggestions to consider opening a restaurant in Winston-Salem, but a suitable location appeared in High Point, he said. “I didn’t know anything about High Point then or the furniture market,” he said. “But it turned out to be better than I expected. It turned out to be better than what I thought I would find in WinstonSalem.” The Main Street Grill opened in 1997 serving mostly a lunch menu of burgers and sandwiches. The restaurant served High Point for more than 10 years until suddenly, in 2008, Cakal hung a sign above the restaurant that read “Sumela Restaurant.” That’s when customers began pouring in, asking if

the business had been sold or if new owners had taken over. “A lot of customers said, ‘We thought you were gone,’” Cakal said. “But a lot of them are still coming back now.” The name “Sumela” holds sentimental value for Cakal, who is from the Black Sea Province in Turkey. Sumela is a century-old monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary there. But the sudden change represents a bigger series of changes Cakal is implementing at the business — switching gears from a sandwich shop to a sitdown establishment that offers Mediterranean and Turkish dinners. That’s important to Cakal not only because the dishes are from his native land, but because it’s also a unique offering in High Point. “It (the new offerings) has really worked,” he said. “I see their potential here because High Point is known as an international town. We’re the

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only ones here offering this sort of thing.” The new items include lamb, beef and chicken shish-kabobs, as well as a Turkish pizza known as Lehmacum. The pizza has a thin crust with beef, fresh chopped parsley, onions and more. Food is Cakal’s main focus now, and the quick change he made to the restaurant’s name is a sign that he isn’t afraid to continually change and better his own business, he said.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Subscription music service Rhapsody is dropping its monthly price to $9.99 from $14.99, hoping that loads of iPhone users who sampled it will now pay for all-youcan-listen access. Several companies have announced their intention to launch similar music plans that let people listen to songs that are stored on remote computers and streamed to their smartphones wirelessly. Such music services, based on so-called “cloud” computing, are challenging Apple Inc.’s system of having consumers buy and download tracks for playback on iPhones and iPods. The subscription plans have yet to take off. But as cell phone networks have gotten faster and more capable of handling large amounts of data, more companies are beginning to offer cloud-based music services. Apple itself is believed to be developing a cloud-based music offering after its acquisition in December of Lala.com. That site lets people purchase songs to stream online from a digital locker for 10 cents apiece. Rhapsody says it has an advantage over other subscription plans because it has an established user base – about 675,000 at the end of 2009. Also, it has cash to spend after spinning off last week from parents RealNetworks Inc. and Viacom Inc. Rhapsody got $18 million from RealNetworks and a $33 million credit from Viacom so it can buy advertising on Viacom cable channels such as MTV.

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stered furniture. “I think furniture should be comfortable and fun to look ASHEBORO — Pam Hughes at,” she said. couldn’t find the right furniSo, when she finished buildture for her home, so she made ing her home, Hughes said, her own. she was looking for furniture Now she’s manufacturing a that was new and whimsical. new line of upholstered furniShe recruited her friend ture and selling it online. Kim Luther, an artist and de“I’ve always made promosigner, to help develop a new tional furniture,” Hughes line of furniture. said recently from her office Their collaboration has proat N.C. Upholstery on Green duced styles they’ve named, Farm Road west of Asheboro. such as Toast Girl, Pink She said her late father, Wil- Flamingo, Gypsy Girl and bur Hughes, started Caraway Brown-eyed Girl. They even Furniture, sold the company have one called T-Shirt Girl, and then she helped him start which features fabric made up Hughes Furniture. from recycled T-shirts. She sold her interest in “Giving names makes the Hughes before opening N.C. furniture more personal,” Upholstery in 2004. Hughes said. “Customers “I was looking for furniture know them by name.” When it for my home two years ago came time to market Carolina and couldn’t find any,” said Girl Furniture, manufactured Hughes. “I was looking for at the N.C. Upholstery plant, something different in fabric Hughes decided they needed to style — a fun sofa. I wanted look to the future. something that will make you “I said, ‘Let’s start a Web laugh or just like (the style). I business with our type of furhave a passion for it.” niture,’” said Hughes. “It took Comfort is something else nine months to get online. Hughes wanted in her upholWe’ll introduce it at the April

furniture market (in High Point).” By selling directly to online customers, Carolina Girl cuts out the middle men, thus reducing costs. When furniture is delivered, patrons have a period of time to change their minds. “People have the mentality that they want to sit on it (before purchasing),” Hughes said. With the option to change their minds upon delivery, customers can order without seeing the furniture firsthand. “We’re making the furniture and shipping it when ordered,” she said. “We keep some stocks in our Randleman warehouse.” She said some customers have driven to Randolph County just to see the Carolina Girl line in person. Then they can avoid delivery costs by hauling it away at the time of sale. Hughes said going online is a trend of the future that could help the American furniture industry be more able to compete with foreign countries.

“We’re going to have to change the way we do things,” she said. “But we have to get people’s trust. Young people are going to shop on the Internet.” And the Carolina Girl style should “give people choices,” Hughes said. The new product line is made with all hardwood frames with double springs, soy-based foam, fiber made from recycled green plastic and fabrics made from 100 percent cotton and linen. Carolina Girl Furniture is striving to be eco-friendly, said Hughes. Each piece is cut and sewn at the factory and individually upholstered. The frames are built by Carolina Frames of Asheboro. Asked about her role in the new business, Luther said, “I love it. It’s fun, fresh and exciting.” Luther said the two enjoy designing furniture that’s fun and has personality. They also build in choices for consumers, such as the ability to change out pillows.

Brash CEO delivers first annual profit SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — If Overstock. com’s unconventional CEO had a defining moment, it might have been a conference call he had with investors five years ago. For an hour, Patrick Byrne lashed out at what he called a conspiracy of short sellers and others plotting to destroy his company’s share price so a “bottom feeder” could take over the Internet discounter. Byrne says his point was to expose “crooked” hedge funds and how federal regulators were powerless to stop them. “We’ve got a group of parasites who have found a loophole that they can keep on using to just drain resources out of entrepreneurs in America, and in the process kill small companies,” Byrne thundered on the call. The jury is still out on many of these claims. Byrne has filed a lawsuit that he says will put major brokerage houses on trial next year to face allegations they abetted a questionable form of trading called naked short selling. But Overstock.com Inc. reported its first annual profit Wednesday, giving Byrne a win in his personal crusade. Shares of the company rose more than 30 percent, almost passing their 52-week high of $17.99. The stock has traded as low as $8.94 in the past year. The company’s narrow 2009 gain of $7.7 million, Byrne said, proves that those who traded presuming Overstock’s weaknesses were wrong and vindicates his tumultuous effort to position the company as a challenger to the Goliaths of Internet retail. Overstock’s challenge is to remain a price leader in an increasingly crowded market where practically anyone can make a sale from a consumer’s Google search, said Nathaniel Schindler, an analyst at Merrill Lynch. “You can find good inventory and deals on the Internet elsewhere. That just makes it tougher for them,” he said. Byrne says the company, which has 1,260 employees, recognizes that problem and is continually adjusting prices to meet the competition. When explosive growth made the company appear promising, the stock hit a high of more than $77 in 2004, valuing the

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OverStock.com Chairman and CEO Patrick Byrne is shown at one of the company’s warehouses in Salt lake City. company at nearly $1.5 billion. Competing online retailer Amazon.com Inc.’s market capitalization is nearly 40 times larger. Yet out-of-control costs, especially for marketing, bungled technology overhauls and Byrne’s preoccupation with short sellers marked a decade where Overstock

racked up about $250 million in losses, and the recession has helped drive the share price into the teens. Overstock’s business plan is to provide brand-name manufacturers a place to dump surplus inventory without “polluting” their traditional retail channels.

Execs see more job increases than losses NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in two years, more CEOs expect to be adding jobs than cutting jobs. A survey released Wednesday by the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of big U.S. companies, says 29 percent of chief executives expect to increase corporate payrolls over the next six months,

• Winston-Salem-based Liberty Hardware Manufacturing Corp. announces several new hires at its corporate headquarters. They are: Chad Beckett, account manager, traditional customer team; Mark Bennett, credit analyst; Bill Dowding, vice president of sales and marketing; Michelle Downing, payroll administrator/accountant; Jennifer Evans, training specialist; and Scott Straaten, regional sales manager, Verve Living Systems. • J.B. Davis, longtime president and chief executive officer with Klaussner Home Furnishings is retiring after a long career with the Asheboro-based furniture manufacturer. Former Berkline Benchcraft President Bill Wittenberg has been appointed as his successor. Davis will remain with the company and assist Wittenberg during a three-month transition period. Subsequent to his retirement, Davis will continue to serve the company as chair of its board of advisors. Originally known as Stuart Furniture, Davis was working in management when Hans Klaussner purchased the company in 1979. Klaussner is still privately owned. Davis supervised as Klaussner trimmed outof-state operations, reorganized manufacturing in Randolph and Montgomery counties and refocused its business model to include the opening of its own retail outlets in 2007. Most recently, Wittenberg served as president and CEO of Berkline Benchcraft, where he was responsible for leading his own turnaround of the company during the most challenging period for the industry in recent memory. • Davis-Martin-Powell & Associates, a locally owned and operated civil engineering and surveying firm established in 1965, last week announced a new management team. Effective immediately, Michael Slusher has become president; Robert Davis, executive vice president; Mark Salter, vice president and general manager; and Michael Goliber, business development director.

while 21 percent predict that their work forces will shrink. Half see no change in jobs. That’s the first time since the first quarter of 2008 that more CEOs have expected to increase jobs rather than shrink them. In the fourth quarter of 2009, only 19 percent expected their payrolls would grow, while 31 percent pre-

dicted a declining work force and half expected jobs to hold steady. The labor market has just recently begun to improve after losing more than 8 million jobs during the recession. Last week, the government reported that employers added 162,000 jobs in March — the biggest gain in three years. While the pace of layoffs has

slowed from the frenzy of job-cutting in early 2009, some companies continue to cut workers. An oil-field services company, Denver-based EnerCrest, said this month it had closed five locations in four states, losing 225 employees. Business software company CA Inc. said Tuesday that it’s cutting 1,000 jobs as part of a plan to reduce costs.

• The Best Western High Point Hotel, a 250-room hotel in High Point, announces that it has been identified as a rider-friendly Best Western hotel, which means it offers HarleyDavidson and other motorcycle enthusiasts a designated parking area, bike wash area and wipe-down cloths. More than 1,000 Best Western hotels in the United States and Canada have been identified as rider-friendly. • A3 IT Solutions, a Greensboro-based technology firm, as selected by the International Home Furnishing Center as its preferred partner in developing a new website feature to the IHFC website www.ihfc. com. A3 is creating a product search database that home furnishings buyers can access year round to find different product information displayed by IHFC exhibitors. The system will give retailers and designers the ability to search for products by specific price point, category, style, material, and/or finish. IHFC is continuing to explore ways to provide their industry buyers product information on a year round basis, not just during the semiannual markets. INFORMATION TO APPEAR in this column should be received in the offices of The High Point Enterprise by 4 p.m. of the Wednesday preceding the Sunday of publication. Address information to Business Notes, The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261.

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Want to be motivated? Find a good match BY MILDRED L. CULP WORKWISE FEATURES

Not everyone seems happy at work, but outstanding employees are. What motivates them? Two very different people illustrate the motivational bottom line – being a good match with their companies. Fred Bowman, agent at Ryla Inc., in Kennesaw, Ga., telephones customers to sell credit information. Bob Branson, president of TAC-USA Inc., in Las Vegas, recruits and develops teams marketing training packages for larger enterprise accounts. Although both men sell business-to-business services to large organizations, their similarities end there. Bowman, who’s held only two jobs since 1983, has sales goals to meet every month, with good training to back him. If a month’s goal is $15,000, he sells to overreach. Some months he’s closed almost $40,000. Branson works in a start-up with a longer sales cycle. After six months, he bested six established training giants over a $300,000 contract. “He made a huge contribution to my company,” according to his boss, CEO Janelle Barlow. The buyer at the $12 billion organization indicated that he expects the contract to expand globally and pay in the multi-millions.

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Fred Bowman shares his secret to self-motivation, which puts him over quota and landed him a new car in December. He’s an agent at Ryla Inc. in Kennesaw, Ga.

has long been motivated by a desire for excellence, which, he says, is part of his company’s goal: “I’ve always tried to make the job the best job I’ve ever had. Ryla gives the tools and training. It’s up to you to set the goals and reach them. The company makes you feel comfortable, like at home, which MATCHES These two men haven’t al- makes it easy to come to work lowed the Great Recession to each morning.” affect them on the job. Bowman He and the company are a match.

A Kia Soul brought to the property also motivated Bowman. Every employee who exceeded goals had a chance at it, to be awarded at the Christmas party. “I’d been putting a lot of money in a vehicle to keep it running,” he says, “but it broke down the day of the party. I got it into a garage and was told it would cost $600 to $1,000, with no guarantee that it would solve the problem. “I borrowed an old truck,”

he continues, “went home and tried to decide whether to go to the party. The truck had no heat; it was sleeting; and it was very, very cold. I felt feverish. I decided to go but hid the truck so no one would see it.” When his name was pulled out of the hat, he felt overwhelmed and “pretty much staggered to the podium, because my knees were buckling. It made me feel I must be doing something right.”

Branson had been working in a Fortune 500 company before coming to TAC-USA. He contrasted the two working environments. “To get something changed (there),” he comments, “you had to fight and fight and fight. A big initiative might take two years. It’s like turning a big battleship, and 20 minutes later the ship begins to respond. This is like driving a speed boat. You turn the wheel and the boat turns.” He’s having fun, enjoying the fact that his small start-up is backed by a global organization. Empowered to “do just about anything I want to do,” Branson recognizes that an error in a start-up, unlike a large organization, could be fatal. “Everything I do is so meaningful and happens so fast that I’m compelled to get it right,” he says. How would they advise you? Branson recommends identifying what your company’s customers want and making the experience they want come through. Bowman suggests deciding if you want to be where you’re working and, if not, hunting for a company to train you and share your values in a comfortable environment. Then, he says, “if you go there and start feeling comfortable, put out that energy and do the best you can.” DR. MILDRED L. CULP, Workwise Features, is an award-winning journalist. E-mail questions or comments to culp@ workwise.net.

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NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT GREENSBORO/HIGH POINT/GUILFORD COUNTY PROGRAM YEAR 2010 LOCAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AREA PLAN The PY 2010 Local Area Workforce Development Plan will be available for review and comment through May 9, 2010 at the Workforce Development Board office at 342 N. Elm St, Greensboro NC and on the Board’s website at www.guilfordworks.com . Comments on the plan are welcome from members of the public, including representatives of business and labor organizations. Written comments may be mailed to: Greensboro/High Point/Guilford Workforce Development Board 342 N. Elm Street, Greensboro NC 27401 Attn: Vonda Wingate Comments may also be vonda.wingate@greensboro-nc.gov

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RE: High Point Transit FY2011 Capital and Operating Grant Applications Notice is hereby given that public hearings will be held by the Council of the City of High Point, North Carolina, in the Council Chambers, third floor, High Point Municipal Building at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, May 17, 2010 for the purpose of 1) considering projects for which capital and operating assistance under Section 5307 of the Federal Transit Act of 1964, as amended, is being sought. The projects are proposed as follows: Project

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At the public hearing the Council of the City of High Point will afford the opportunity for interested parties or agencies to be heard with respect to social, environmental, and economic aspects of the projects. Interested parties may submit orally or in writing evidence and recommendations to said projects. After comments are received projects in the grant applications may be added or deleted from the grant application. Copies of the grant applications, including the detailed Program of Projects and the Transportation Improvement Plan for the area will be available for public inspection at the Transit Operations Center, 716 West Kivett Drive, High Point, NC 27262 The meeting facilities of the City of High Point are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need special accommodations, call 883-3298 or TDD 883-8517. Rebecca Smothers, Mayor Lisa Vierling, City Clerk

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F/T Property Manager needed. Multi-Family HUD experience a must, tax credit preferred, not required. Basic computer skills, and a good attitude a must. Fax resume with desired salary to 1-866-924-1611. EOE

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RNS PER DIEM HOME CARE Licensed agency is seeking RNs for our Guilford County, NC office. Responsibilities include: Supervisory v i s i t s , S t a t e Compliance Requirements. HHA training & in-service classes. No OASIS required. Home care exp preferred. Spanish Bilingual a plus! We offer a competitive salary & benefits package EEO M/F. Please forward resumes & sal history to: HRConfidentialDP@ yahoo.com

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AIRLINES ARE HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Housing available. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 877300-9494 Need space in your garage?

Call The Classifieds ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home. Medical, Business, P a r a l e g a l , Accou nting, Criminal J u s t i c e . J o b p l a c e m e n t assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 8888 9 9 - 6 9 1 8 . www.C enturaOnline.c om Britthaven Of Davidson has the following positions available: Full Time RN or LPN (2nd Shift and weekend) Full Time Certified Nursing Assistant (2nd and 3rd shift) Please apply in person at Britthaven of Davidson 706 Pineywood Rd. Thomasville AAE/EOE/Drugfree Workplace.

Foster Parents Youth Focus, Inc. is a non-profit organization devoted to serving at-risk children. We are currently seeking parents to join the Therapeutic Foster Care Program. People will receive training, support, guidance, and financial support. Learn new skills and develop meaningful relationships as you provide direction to at-risk youths. Interested people please contact Ms. Cutts @ Youth Focus in Greensboro, NC, 336-272-8775. EOE

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Maid Service seeks honest, mature, hardworking women. Weekday hours. Comp. includes base pay, car allowance, bonus, & tips. Apply 131 W. Parris Ave., Ste. #14, High Point. NOW accepting applications for F/T P/T. Salary plus commission positions available for Sales Associates. Requires: HS diploma or GED, customer service skills, bondable, reliable transportation. Spanish speaking a plus. Hiring for for both locations. Apply to First National Pawn, 110 East Fairfield or Pawnway, 1185 E. Lexington Ave. Call (336) 4347296 or (336) 8837296. PART-TIME JOB with FULL-TIME BENEFITS. You can receive cash bo nus, mon thly pay chec k, job tr aining, money for technical training or college, travel, health benefits, retirement, and much, much more! Call now and lear n how the National Guard can benefit you and your family! 1-800-GOGUARD. SECURITY Now accepting applications for 2nd and 3rd shift full time security. Clean criminal record and drug screen required. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record also required. Apply Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons Human Resources Office M-F 9:00am-4:00pm. Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics

Y ard Work needed, needs tree and limbs cut. Call Carl Pratt 919-937-0768

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Part-Time

P/T position 3 days a week, Fri, Sat & Mon. Retail Exp a plus. Heavy Lifting req’d. Send resume & references to: Personnel Director 2937 South Main, HP, NC, 27263

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Restaurant/ Hotel

Cooks experienced only. Austin’s Restaurant 2448 N. Main St.

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Sales

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BIG MONEY FAST!!! We have more leads than we can possible handle. If you’ve sold home improvements, or any other big ticket item, in the home, we want you. $8-20K PER MO. Travel Salary + Comm. + Bonus! with a min of 2yrs. in home sales exp. Must be willing to travel f/t in and out of state.Run preapproved, TV and internet leads. They Call us. No Cold Calling. No telemarketing leads. 1-800-7060907 ext. 3101 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds W A N T E D : L I F E AGENTS. Potential to Earn $500 a Day. Great Agent Benefits. Commissions Paid D a i l y . L i b e r a l Under writing . Leads, Leads, Leads. Life Insurance, License Required. Call 1-888713-6020.

WE NEED YOU ON OUR TEAM! ● The Assurance Group, Inc. in Thomasville, NC is currently hiring to fill positions in our state of the art call center ● Insurance products are sold over the phone using an electronic application process ● Leads provided daily ● Paid training ● Benefits available ● Recession proof industry! ● For a confidential interview call Heather Robbins at 1-800750-1738 extension 2314

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Associate Degree Nursing InstructorMaster’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution or a bachelor’s degree in nursing and willingness to earn master’s degree upon employment req’d. Also req’d: min. of 2 yrs. or the equiv. of FT clinical exp. as a RN and current unrestricted license to practice as a RN in NC. For complete job requirements and details go to http://www.randolph. edu/administration/ human_resources/ employment.php or contact HR at (humanresources@ randolph.edu), Randolph Community College, P.O. Box 1009, Asheboro, NC 27204. RCC app., resume, copy of college transcripts, 5 prof. references, and letter addressing ea. qualification req’d. Position open until filled. EOE.

Network Technician -Associate Degree in computers, 1-3 yrs. of networking and network admin. exp., TCP/IP Protocol exp., and knowledge of routers, switches, and hubs req’d. For complete job requirements and details go to http://www.randolph. edu/administration/ human_resources/ employment.php or contact HR at (humanresources@ randolph.edu), Randolph Community College, P.O. Box 1009, Asheboro, NC 27204. RCC app., resume, copy of college transcripts, 5 prof. references, and letter addressing ea. qualification req’d and must be received by April 23, 2010 at 3 pm. EOE.

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Dedicated Drivers Atrium Windows and Doors ● 2 years CDL-A exp. req. ● Starting pay $.40 cents per mile Including safety Bonus $2000. Sign on Service Bonus ● Empty and loaded miles Pd the same ● $900-$950 wkly ● Lots of Family Time ● Low Cost Major Medical ● Comp Paid Life Ins ● 401/k ● Paid vacations Walk-ins welcome Salem Carriers Inc 191 Park Plaza Dr. Winston Salem NC Or Call 1-800-709-2536 High End Upholstered F u r n i t u r e Manufacture Seeking Exp Furniture Product D e v e l o p m e n t Person/Patter Maker. Please send resume to Human Resources Department. PO Box 7103, High Point, NC 27264 HVAC experienced residential service technician. Must have a clean driving record and criminal record. Good pay & benefits. Call 4316868 or 869-6851 .

MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATES IMMEDIATE OPENINGS $8.00-$10.28/hr. 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shifts OT req. weekly. Prev mfg/assem exp HSD/ GED. No felonies or misd last 7 years. FORKLIFT OPERATORS All shifts. No DWI/DUI ever. HSD/GED. No felonies or misd last 7 years. Apply online at www.temporaryres ources.com or applications accepted in Lexington office Mon-Thurs 8:30-11 or 2-4 803 West Center St., Lexington 336-243-5249

Advertising Sales The High Point Enterprise is accepting applications in the advertising department for the following position:

Advertising Consultant. A highly motivated marketing consultant who understands the difference in selling advertising versus delivering solutions. The right candidate is goal oriented, understands the requirements of achieving goals and meets that expectation through prospecting, finding and delivering solutions for the customer and providing exceptional customer service after the sale. Position is full-time with an opportunity to grow with a highly successful media company. On-the-job training provided, excellent benefits including 401K and major medical. If you thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, take your responsibilities seriously and delight in helping others this could be just what you are looking for. Send cover letter and resume to Lynn Wagner, Advertising Director High Point Enterprise, 210 Church Ave., High Point, NC 27262 or email to lwagner@hpe.com. Only serious candidates looking for a longterm career need apply. Paxton Media Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Wanted: Furniture Sanding Department Consultant Need a retired or unemployed sanding department manager for a two month project to train employees at a High End furniture factory in Asia in the use of standard sanding equipment such as: sponge sander, side stroke, brush, spool, profile sander, flutter, pump, scroll, flat belt and wide belt. Individual must be able to set up and operate machinery and understands the proper use of sanding grits to achieve the desired finish. All expenses paid including, travel, meals and lodging. Send resume and salary requirements in confidence to: mawilson3 @charter.net

1220 Veterinary Science Licensed Veterinary Technician needed for fast paced Veterinary Hospital. Fax resume to 336-4750140

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Apartments Unfurnished

1br Archdale $395 2br Chestnut $395 Daycare $3200 L&J Prop 434-2736 2BR Apt Archdale, $450 month plus deposit. No Pets. Call 336-431-5222 714-A Verta Ave. Archdale 1BR/1BA Stove, refrig., w/d conn. $350/mo. + dep. Call 474-0058 APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR RENT. (336)884-1603 for info. Now Leasing Apts Newly Remodeled, 1st Month Free Upon Approved Application, Reduced Rents, Call 336-889-5099

Spring Dep. Special! Limited Time! Freshly Renovated 1 & 2 BR Apts & Single family homes. Staring at $400, Section 8 accepted. Philip 267907-2359 Today Up to 2 Months FREE! 336-884-8040 Ambassador Court Apts. Now open 7 days/wk T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080.

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WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052.

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Commercial Property

1,000 sq. ft retail space near new 85. Reasonable rent & terms. Phone day or night 336-625-6076. 70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-6256076 8000 SF Comm $1800

250 SF Office $250 600 SF Wrhs $200T-ville 336-561-6631 Almost new 10,000 sq ft bldg on Baker Road, plenty of parking. Call day or night 336-625-6076 Building 5,000-10,000 sqft. 5413 Surrett Dr, Hig h Point. Contact Casey Hearn, 336259-4396 COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, RESIDENTIAL NEEDS Call CJP 884-4555 409E Fairfield ............. 500-1040sf

1638 W’chester ............1000sf 615-B N. Hamilton ......... 658sf 603C E’chester ............1200sf 124 Church...................1595sf 1321 W. Fairfield ............ 660sf 1001 Phillips .............. 1-2000sf 1321 W Fairfield ............1356sf

2012 English ............4050sf 619 N Hamilton........ 2400sf

724 English........... 1200sf 131 W Parris............ 330-795sf

T’ville1672 sf .......... Office 1638 W’chester ........ Dental 108E Kivett ......... 2784-5568sf

1903 E Green ............ Lot 900 W. Fairfield ......... Lot 333 S. Wrenn ..........8008sf

WAREHOUSE 1006 W Green ........10,100sf 2507 Surrett .......... 10,080sf 921 Inlet ............... 33,046sf 255 Swathmore...............93000sf

1820 Blandwood ......... 5400sf 1200

Dorris .............. 8232sf 320 Ennis .................7840sf

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4 BEDROOMS 112 White Oak.........$1195 3700 Innwood ........$1195 622 Dogwood ........ $895

5928 G. Friendly Ave............$700

813 Magnolia .......... $595 726 Bridges.............$575 1135 Tabor...............$575 2415 Williams ......... $550 1020 South ............. $550

205 Nighthawk Pl ........... $895 5056 Bartholomew’s... $950

3 Bedrooms 201 Murray St ................. $375 704 E. Kearns St ............ $450 500 Woodrow Ave ......... $500 105 Bellevue Dr. ............. $575 302 Ridgecrest .............. $575 1033 Foust St. ................ $575 352 Wingo St ................. $600 3503 Morris Farm.......$1050

1200 Wynnewood .........$1400 Call About Rent Specials Fowler & Fowler 883-1333 www.fowler-fowler.com

211 Friendly 2br 1236 Doris 2br 913B Redding 2br 414 Smith 2br 314-B Ennis 2br 118 Dorothy 2br 1115 Richland 2b

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885-6149 2BR/2BA, 1 acre, DW, Small Storage Bldg. T-ville, $600/mo. Call 336-870-0654 2BR, Big w/trees, No $495, 882-9132

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302 Lawndale-2BR 210 Edgeworth-1BR 883-9602 3215 Welllingford HPNice 3 BR/1 BA. Hse. New paint, carpet. Stove, ref furn. WD hookup. NO pets, no smoking. $595 mo. + SD. Call 434-3371. Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics

2330 English ............9874sf 521 S Hamilton .........4875sf

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920 W Fairfield .......... 28000sf

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3204E Kivett............ 2750-5000sf 1006 Market Ctr ..............20000sf

2112 S. Elm ............... 30,000sf 2505 Surrett ................ 8000sf 1125 Bedford ............ 30,000sf

3214 E Kivett ........... 2250sf 238 Woodline .......... 8000sf 608 Old T-ville ........ 12-2400sf 1914 Allegany.............. 6000 sf 1945 W Green ........ 25,220+sf 1207 Textile ............. 3500-7000sf

1323 Dorris ...........8880sf

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1937 W Green ........... 26447sf

2815 Earlham ......... 15650sf 232 Swathmore ........ 47225sf

SHOWROOM 207 W. High .........2500sf 422 N Hamilton ........ 7237sf

404 N Wrenn........6000sf 307 Steele St ............. 11,050sf 135 S. Hamilton ......... 30000sf

Craven-Johnson-Pollock 615 N. Hamilton St. 884-4555 www.cjprealtors.com

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3 BEDROOMS 1614 N. Hamilton .........$325 406 Summitt................$750 523 Guilford.................$450 1705 Worth............. $598 604 Parkwood........ $450 2823 Craig Point ........$500

Buy * Save * Sell COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL 106 W. KIVETT. Showroom space, Approx. 1500 sq. ft. just off main ........... $985 788 A. N. MAIN. Approx. 1500 sq. ft, gas heat, central air, several compartments..................... $950 614 N. HAMILTON. Ideal for beauty or nail salon. Heat, water, hot water, has central A/C............. $685 652 N. MAIN. showroom, approx. 5000 sq. ft..................... $5000 307-E ARCHDALE RD. Office space, approx. 1000 SF, gas heat, central air ............................... $525 1411 WELBORN. Suite 103. Approx. 1000 sq. ft. gas heat, cen air ........... $800 120-122 W. BROAD Approx. 560 SF Gas ht., air, brick, paved street across from railroad station ............................... $596 116 W. BROAD. 280 SF........................... $298

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COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL Updated 33,300 sq. ft. Excellent industrial building. Good parking & loading. Lots of offices at 2226 Shore Drive. Very reasonable lease at $3900. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet

The Classifieds Medi cal Off/ Retail/ Showroom/Manufac. 1200 sqft. $425/mo. 431-7716 Office 615 W English 4300 sf. Industrial 641 McWay Dr, 2500 sf. Fowler & Fowler 883-1333

OFFICE SPACES Looking to increase or decrease your office size. Large & Small Office spaces. N High Point. All amenities included & Conference Room, Convenient to the Airport.

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across from Outback, 1200-4000 sq. ft. D.G. Real-Estate Inc 336-841-7104 Retail Off/Warehouse 2800 sqft $650 10,000 sqft $1600 T-ville 336-362-2119 Very nice 1000 sq. ft in small center off S. Main. Good parking. Reasonable rent & terms. Phone day or night 336-625-6076

2125 Furniture Markete Rentalt FURNITURE MARKET BUILDING

Have a great presence at market! Separate building. 1 block from main building at 110 N. Wrenn St. 2 stories, approx. 12,700 sq. ft. Modern and beautifully decorated. Sprinkled. 1 block from Main St., near Showplace. Subdivided for less space. A giveaway rental at $3.75 per sf. Henry Shavitz Realty 336-882-8111

3 BEDROOMS 2457 Ingleside........$1100 1000 Ruskin............ $895 1312 Granada ......... $895 2705 Ingleside Dr ....$725 222 Montlieu .......... $625 1700-F N.hamilton ... $625

2208-A Gable way .. $550

601 Willoubar.......... $525 1605 Staley............. $525 324 Louise ............. $525 1016 Grant .............. $525 919 Old Winston ..... $525 2209-A Gable Way .. $500 2219 N. Centennial.. $495 609 Radford ........... $495 127 Pinecrest...........$475

1019 Montlieu ..........$475 1606 Larkin............. $450 502 Everett ............ $450 328 Walker............. $425 322 Walker............. $425 2 BEDROOM 2640 2D Ingleside $780

1048 Oakview......... $650 213 W. State........... $600 503 Monnell ........... $550 101 #6 Oxford Pl ..... $535 1540 Beaucrest ...... $525 1420 Madison......... $500 204 Prospect ......... $500 920 Westbrook ...... $495 419 Peace ...............$475 215 Friendly ............ $450 1198 Day................. $450 1707 W. Rotary ....... $450 111 Chestnut ........... $450 1101 Blain ................ $450 700-B Chandler...... $425 12 June................... $425 205-A Tyson Ct...... $425 1501-B Carolina ...... $425 1100 Wayside ......... $400 321 Greer ............... $400 324 Walker............. $400 713-B Chandler ...... $399 2406 Dallas ............ $395 611-B Hendrix ......... $395 204 Hoskins ........... $395 2903-A Esco .......... $395 1043-B Pegram ...... $395 908 E. Kearns ........ $395 1704 Whitehall ........ $385 601-B Everett ..........$375 2306-A Little ...........$375 501 Richardson .......$375

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1635-A W. Rotary ....... $350

651 Ward ...............38,397sf 2415 English Rd..........21485sf

503 Old Tville......... 30493sf

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1 Bedroom 313 Allred Place...............$315 217 Lindsay St ................ $400 2 Bedrooms 709-B Chestnut St.......... $350 711-B Chestnut St ........... $375 316 Friendly Ave ............. $375 713-A Scientific St........... $395 1140 Montlieu Ave .......... $400 2301 Delaware Pl............ $400 318 Monroe Pl ................ $400 309 Windley St. .............. $425

2136 Brevard.................. 43,277sf

1200 Corporation ..............3000sf

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313 Hobson.................$335 1009 True Lane ...........$450 1015 True Lane............$450 100 Lawndale ..............$450 3228 Wellingford ....... $450

1609 Pershing..............$500

2 BEDROOMS 511 E. Fairfield ...............$410 515 E. Fairfield ..............$410 900 A S. Elm ...............$298 302 Amhurst ...............$450 1605 & 1613 Fowler ............................... $400 1301 Bencini.................$325 1305 Bencini ................$325 612 A Chandler ...........$335 209 Griclar...................$350 804 Winslow .......... $335 1500-B Hobart.............$298 106-D Thomas........ $395 2709 E. Kivett......... $398 824-H Old Winston Rd ......................................$550 706-C Railroad ............$345 231 Crestwood............$425 1423 Cook ...................$420 305-A Phillips...............$300 304-B Phillips...............$300 1407-A E. Commerce ......................................$325 1101 Carter St...............$350 705-B Chestnut...........$390 215-G Dorothy........ $360

1 BEDROOM 810 B English........... $198 211 E. Kendall ......... $345 620-19A N. Hamilton ................................ $310 211 G I Long ........... $300 618-12A N. Hamilton ............................... $298 1003 #2 N. Main ..... $298 Apt. #6 .........................$379 320G Richardson ....... $335

620-20B N. Hamilton ......................................$375

SECTION 8 2600 Holleman....... $498 1423 Cook St.......... $420 900 Meredith ......... $298 614 Everette ........... $498 1106 Grace ............. $425 406 Greer .............. $325

600 N. Main St. 882-8165 3 BEDROOMS 603 Denny...................... $750 601 E. Lexington............. $725 602 Lake ........................ $575 1014 Grace ..................... $575 281 Dorothy.................... $550 116 Dorothy .................... $550 1414 Madison ................. $525 5437 Uwharrie................ $525 205 Guilford ................... $495 1439 Madison................. $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 920 Forest ..................... $450 4846 Pike ....................... $400 1728 Brooks ................... $395 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 2 BEDROOMS 2847 Mossy Mdow ........ $850 1100 Westbrook.............. $650 3911 D Archdale.............. $600 285 Dorothy ................... $500 1806 Welborn ................. $495 8798 US 311.................... $495 8798 US 311 #2............... $495 3612 Eastward ............... $465 302 Avery....................... $450 5653 Albertson .............. $450 330 Hodgin .................... $450 410 Friddle...................... $435 215-B W. Colonial........... $400 600 WIllowbar ................ $400 1035 B Pegram .............. $395 304-A Kersey................. $395 108 F Thomas ................ $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 1429 E Commerce ......... $375 517 Lawndale ................. $375 415 B White Oak............. $350 502 Lake ........................ $350 802 Barbee .................... $350 503 Hill St ....................... $350 913 Howard.................... $325 606 Wesley.................... $325 1311 Bradshaw ...............$300 1223 B Franklin............... $295 1730 B Brooks ................ $295 1 BEDROOMS 313 B Kersey .................. $340 205 A&B Taylor .............. $285 1007 A Park .................... $250

KINLEY REALTY 336-434-4146 3BR, 2BA,1650 sqft. 5367 Jennifer Ct, Archdale, $800 mo + dep. 336-434-1117 3BR/2BA, 2100sqft. Pilot School Area. No Pets. $750/mo + dep. Call 336-408-1304 3BR, 3BA, $988. mo., n i c e h o m e i n e x c l u s i v e neighborhood. Call 408-6006 423 Carey Ave. HP – Nice 3 BR/1 1⁄ 2 BA hse. Sto ve, ref. furn/WD hookup, fenced yard, storage bldg. No pets, no smoking. $625 mo + SD. Call 434-3371.

1206 Adams ................$350 1227 Redding...............$350 305 Barker...................$350 406 Kennedy...............$350 311-B Chestnut............$350 1516-B Oneka..............$350 309-B Griffin ................$335 4703 Alford ..................$325 313-B Barker ...............$300 1116-B Grace ...............$295 1711-B Leonard............$285 1517 Olivia.....................$280 1515 Olivia.....................$280

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1 BEDROOM 1123-C Adams ........ $450 1107-B Robin Hood........ $425 1107-C Robin Hood . $425

620-A Scientific .......$375 508 Jeanette...........$375 1119-A English......... $350 910 Proctor............. $325 305 E. Guilford ........$275 309-B Chestnut ......$275 502-B Coltrane .......$270 1228 Tank............... $250 1317-A Tipton.......... $235 608-A Lake ............ $225 CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111 House for Rent. $550 month, $500 deposit. (1) 3BR/1BA. 653 Wesley, (1)1BR/1BA, 522A Roy, $325, $300 dep. Call 1-209605-4223 HP , 3BR/1B A, Brick Ranch. $575, New Flooring, Cent Air, Gas Heat, Sec 8 ok. Call 210-4998 Jamestown, 3BR, 2BA, Lake Front, 2000sqft. Fncd Bkyd, $1300 mo + $1000 dep. 336-906-9643 Lease or Sale, 4BR 2.5 BA. Oversized 2 car carport, 1 ac., $1000 mo, $500 dep. 475-6839

New Home 3BR, 2BA, section 8 accepted, NO deposit. $750. mo., 345-2026 2BR Central Air, carpet, blinds, appls., No pets. 883-4611 LM RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL NEEDS Call CJP 884-4555 1 BEDROOM Chestnut Apts ................ $295 2 BEDROOMS 1003B Blair ..................... $425 2315 A Van Buren ..........$390 318-B Coltrane ...............$425

1348 Bailey Cir........... $595 3762 Pineview ........... $500 607 Hedrick .............. $325 209 Motsinger........... $350 2415A Francis......... $500

5363 Darr................$275 1827-B Johnson ............. $550 706 Kennedy.......... $350 2604 Triangle Lake ........ $350 Scientific................. $395 Woodside Apts.............. $450 1310 C Eaton Pl .............. $450 3016-A Sherrill................ $375 3 BEDROOMS 3628 Hickswood ............ $995 2449 Cypress................. $975 3610 Southpark .............. $695 2603 Ty Cir..................... $600 125 Thomas.................... $675 127 Thomas.................... $675 604 N Rotary ................. $625 813 E Fairfield................. $575 2013 Wesley .................. $425 1013 Adams............. $415 2915 Central Av ......... $525

4 BEDROOMS 4465 Garden Club ........$1200 Craven-Johnson Pollock 615 N. Hamilton St. 884-4555 Spacious 2BR, 1BA, W/D Hook ups Move in Specials. Call 803-1314 4BR/ 2BA, carpet & hrdwds, $750. + dep., HP area 869-8668 T-ville 627 Knollwood Dr., 2BR house w/ heat pump-CA, stove, W/ D connec t., 1BA, hardwood flrs, No pets, $475. mo, $475. S/D. 472-4710 Ads that work!!

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Mobile Homes/Spaces

Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910 Remodeled-Like New 2BR-Carport-Fenced Private yard-2 Bldgs 8 mi #109S. T-ville $460-472-8614-Refs.

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Office/Desk Space

COMMERCIALPROFESSIONAL Offering Class A, beautifully decorated space. The best in High Point for this price. Special lease includes water & sewer. 1,000 sq. ft. ground floor, plenty of parking. 622 N. Hamilton St. Only $545/mo. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds

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Rooms

A Better Room 4U HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210/ 883-2996 AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 491-2997

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Rooms

LOW Weekly Rates a/c, phone, HBO, eff. Travel Inn Express, HP 883-6101 no sec. dep.

Rooms, $100- up. No Alcohol or Drugs. Incld Util.. 887-2033 A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970. Private extra nice. Quiet. No alochol/drugs 108 Oakwood 887-2147 Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.

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Vacation

N. Myrtle Beach, Shore Dr area. 2 BR, 2 BA. Ocean view condo. Weeks ava. 336-476-8662 VACATION RENTALSGive NC residents statewide your rates for spring and summ e r w i t h a d placement on the North Carolina Statewide Classified Ad Network. Your ad will be published in 114 NC newspapers and reach 1.6 million households. Ad is also posted at www.ncadsonline.co m . Print and online for only $330! Visit www.ncpress.com for more information.

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Auctions

U P C O M I N G AUCTIONS: APRIL 12TH: 20 lots sold in 4 units, Pinehurst. A PRIL 12T H: Home, 3BD/ 2.5BA, S anford. A PRIL 12T H: Home, 4BD/3BA, Sanford. APRIL 13th: Proyor’s Cabinets, Commercial B u i l d i n g , W o o d w o r k i n g Equipment, Lillington. APRIL 15th: 4 Homes, 24 Lots, Creedmoor, Durham, Snow Camp a nd Graha m. APRIL 16th: 4 Homes, 5 Lots, Clayton. APRIL 20TH: 6 Homes, 2 Lots, Princeton. APRIL 29TH: 39+/AC Divided, Dunn. Johnson Properties, NCA L7340, 9 19-6932 2 3 1 , www.johnsonproperti es.com.

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Cemetery Plots/Crypts

2 Plots at Floral Garden Cemetery, Section S, Lot # 1 0 1 6 , V a l u e $6,400. Selling for $5,000. Call 336886-5278 2 Plots Holly HIll Cemetery on Slop facing Mausoleum. Call Freddie wood 828-734-4008 or 828-400-4854 Nice Plot section T in Floral Garden Cemetery. $2500. 882-9132

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Commercial Property

1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111

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Commercial Property

30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet

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Houses

1.3 ac. 2400 sf. house $89,900. David. Cty. brokr-ownr 4752600 FORECLO SED HOME AUCTION. 125+ Homes. Auction: 4/24. Open House: A pril 10, 17, & 18. REDC. View Full Listings: www.Auction.com. RE Brkr 20400 FSBO 1 acre, 3BR, 11⁄ 2 B A , c a r p o r t , $10 2,900. C all 336472-6599 Ads that work!!

New Construction. 5BR/2.5BA, Bonus Room. Over 2400 sqft. $209,000. Indigo Poin t. Neg. B uilder. 336-869-8553

New Hou se with 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 b a t h s , d e c k , $125,000.00. 276728-5555

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Land/Farms

L o t f o r S a l e 100ftx150ft, Tarheel Dr, Archdale. Call 336-434-5479

Land/Farms

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Real Estate Auction Acreage Tracts 5855 Brinkley Road Belews Creek Sat. May 1 10:am tracts of 11+ acres some wooded, stream, executive home on one, shop/barn bldg. on one. Purchase one . . or buy them all! Preview: Sun Apr 25 from 2:00 - 4:pm see details @ peggauction.com #5098JCPegg996-4414

Buy * Save * Sell Place your ad in the classifieds! Buy * Save * Sell Real Estate Auction Walkertown/Belews Crk/Tobaccoville/ Kernersville Building Lots 1/2 ac to 8 acres wooded & cleared Sat., April 24 site-to-site caravan If you have 10% down, It’s YOURS ! Financing approval guaranteed! NO credit check! see details & locations @ peggauction.com #5098JCPegg996-4414

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Manufactured Houses

2 & 3 BR homes Sophia, Randleman & Elon plus Handyman Homes Fix it and it’s yours! Sophie & Randleman 336-495-1907 Elon 336-449-3090

Professional Service

IF YOU USED TYPE 2 Diabetes Drug AVANDIA and suffered a stroke or heart attack, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles Johnson, 1-800-5355727.

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Care Sick Elderly

CHILD CARE IN MY HOME CREEKSIDE AREA, ARCHDALE 442-7513

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Secretarial Services

See king emp loyment as Personal/Social Secretary. Please call 336-887-5583 to schedule an intervie w. Prior employment inform ation is avail upon request

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Computer Repair

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Lawn Care

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The Classifieds Mowing & Trimming. Archdale, Trinity & Sophia. Reasonable Rates. Call 861-1803

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Painting Papering

SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203

Pets - Free

FREE to good home only: 4 year old Lab Mix Males. Neutered w/Shots. Medium Sized. Call 870-3706

SCOOTERS Computers. We fix any problem. Low prices. 476-2042

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Pets

Yorkshire Terrier Male Pup AKC No Shedding a Beauty $400 Cash Call 336-431-9848

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Miscellaneous

ALL CASH VENDING! Do You Earn Up to $800/day (potential)? Your own local route. 25 Machines and Candy. All for $9,995. 1-888-753-3458, MultiVend, LLC.

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Ads that work!! Free to good home only, 9 wks old, 2 Brown M, and 2 Black, and 1 Brown F. 476-6562 689-9331 Free to good home only with fenced yard. 2 Spayed Female medium sized dogs. Call 336-847-8119

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Auctions

3,669+\-sf 3BR, 3.5 BA Wat erfront (Builder’s) Home. 1.74 acres, 2-car garage, dock. Huddleston, VA. Smith Mountain Lake AUCTION: April 24, 10 a.m. Preview Online! www.c ountsau ction.c om 800-780-2991 (VAAF93) FORECLO SED HOME AUCTION. 125+ Homes. Auction: 4/24. Open House: A pril 10, 17, & 18. REDC. View Full L i s t i n g s : www.Auction.com. RE Brkr 20400 Real Estate Auction Walkertown/Belews Crk/Tobaccoville/ Kernersville Building Lots 1/2 ac to 8 acres wooded & cleared Sat., April 24 site-to-site caravan If you have 10% down, It’s YOURS ! Financing approval guaranteed! NO credit check! see details & locations @ peggauction.com #5098JCPegg996-4414

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Pets

The Classifieds

12 Blue Pitt Puppies. Parents ABDA & UKC Reg. Call for information 336-307-3757 or 336-989-0430 41/2 mo old Shih Tzu Female. AKC Reg. Groomed & Shots UTD. $500 obo. 336587-6776

Lab Pups, AKC top knotch, hunting/sport/loving pet, $500-$600, Call 869-8782 Maltese Male Pup AKC Snowwhite So Beautiful. $400 cash Call 336-431-9848

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Yellow & Chocolate Mix Lab Puppies $50 each obo. Call 336-905-1124

Appliances

USED APPLIANCES Sales & Services $50 Service Call 336-870-4380

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Auctions

GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS AUCTION Saturday, April 17, 2010, 9:00 am 529 West Grimes Ave, High Point, NC TERMS: Cash or approved check by auction company PRIOR to bidding. TITLES: All titles will be held until check clears bank if payment is made with check. If check is accompanied by a bank letter of guaranteed U.S. Funds, and the check is approved, the titles could be released. Check must be approved PRIOR to bidding. GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS RESERVES RIGHT TO ADD/DELETE ITEMS PRIOR TO & ON THE DAY OF SALE. ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD “AS IS“ WITH NO WARRANTIES, NO GUARANTEES. ***Preview Time: 8:009:00 AM on Day of Sale*** 1991 CHEV 1500 w. Utility Bed & Ladder Rack, 1990 Chev 30 Cube Van, 1987 Chev 30 Cube Van, 1987 Chevy Van; DIAGNOSTIC MACHINE, Alternator Tester, Tire Changer, Valve Grinder, Band Saw, Pallet Jack, Welder, Heavy Duty Storage Racks; STORAGE CABINETS, File Cabinets, Tables, Sofas, Desks, Chairs, Stacking Chairs, TV’s, TV Carts, Typewriters, VCRs, Radios, Fax Machines, Printers, Credenzas, Globes, Pianos, Fans, Garbage Cans, Pre-K Furniture, Kiln, Overhead Projectors, Lab Tables, Washer, Dryer, AV Carts; CAFETERIA EQUIPMENT SS: 3-Door Refrigerator, 3-Door Freezer, Ovens, Milk Boxes, Ice Machines, Carts, Pots & Pans etc., Stoves, Warming Cabinets, Serving Lines, Deep Fat Fryers, Food Slicers, 3-Section Sink, 2Section Sink, AND MUCH MORE!!! *NOTICES ON SALE DAY TAKE PRECEDENCENo Buyer’s Premium!* Dave’s Auctions, LLC David V. Kirkman NCAL 5333, NCFL 6590, NCREFL C13770 Phone: 336-621-1288 www.Daves Auctions.com Ads that work!!

AKC Yorkie Male Small Puppy. Parents on Site. $3 00. Call 336-345-6437 Boston Terriers AKC, 8 wks old. Adorable! 1st shots/wormed. $400. Call 336-674-1513 or 434-222-9918.

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Farm Equip. & Tools Sat April 17 10:am 554 Hastings Hill Rd Kernersville tractors, trailers, mowers, implements & tools sold to settle deceased estate. peggauction.com #5098JCPegg996-4414

HOME IMPROVEMENT AUCTION- Saturday, April 17 at 10 a.m., 201 S. Central Ave., Locust, NC. Granite Tops, Cabinet Sets, Doors, Carpet, Tile, Hardwood, Bath Vanities, Composite Decking, Lighting, N ame Bran d Tools, Washers, Dryers, TVs, Loveseats, Sofas, Scratch & Dent Appliances, New Furniture. NC Sales Tax applies. www.ClassicAuctions. com 704-507-1449. NCAF5479 HUGE GUN AUCTIONSaturday, April 17 at 10 a.m., Ramada Inn, Burlington, NC. Winchester, Fox Sterlingworth, Parker, Beretta, Browning, Ithaca, Bene lli, oth ers. See our website: www.parkauctionrealty.com or www.auctionzip.com ID#14226. 3 3 6 - 2 6 3 - 3 9 5 7 . NCFAL#8834

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Electronic Equipment/ Computers

FREE 6-R oom DISH Network Satellite System! FREE HD-DVR! $19.99/mo. 120+ Digita l Channe ls (for 1 year). Call Now $400 Signup BONUS! 1-877-785-6582

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Flowers/ Plants

Name Variety, Day Lilies. Min $50 Purchase. Incredible Bargins! Call 431-0249

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Furniture

Kincaid Bedroom Set, Queen Hd board, night stand & dresser, $295. Great condition, 861-5317 Ads that work!! King Size Matt & Box Springs by Richland. LN. $200 obo Call 336-9659712/661-444-6588

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Household Goods

A new mattress set T$99 F$109 Q$122 K$191. Can Del. 336-992-0025

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Miscellaneous

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Autos for Sale

01 Mercury Grand Marquis, 40K Extra Nice. $4400. 4316020 or 847-4635 04 Pontiac Grand Am, 44k, Exc Cond. $4400. Call 336-4316020 or 847-4635

BUYING ANTIQUES. Old Furn, Glass, Old Toys & Old Stuff. 1pc or all. Buy estates big/small. W/S 817-1247/ 788-2428

06 BMW X5, V6, AWD, Prem. Pck, 58K, $24,300. Call 4727343 or 687-0184

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The Classifieds BUYING ANTIQUES Collectibles, Coins, 239-7487 / 472-6910

88 Chevy Corvette , auto, very good cond., Call if interested 472-5560 96 Ford Crown Vic. 56,000 actual miles, Nice, $2,600. Call 431-6020/847-4635 98 Lincoln Continental Mark VIII, 171k miles, VGC. Blk EXT & INT, loaded, $3995, obo. 336-906-3770 99 Chevy Lumina 95k miles, V6, clean dependable car, $2800. 689-2165 AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338

Miscellaneous

NEW Norwood SAWMILLS- LumberMatePro handles logs 34“ diameter, mills boards 28“ wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%! www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 300N. 1-800-6617746, ext. 300N.

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Lawn & Garden

DISH NETWORK $19.99/Mo. Free Activation, Free HBO & Free Showtime. Ask abo ut our no -credit promo. 48hr Free Install - Call Now 888929-2580. BuyDishToday.com

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Buy * Save * Sell Tesoro Corquistzdor Metal detector, used 4 times, $190. Call 336-869-6119

Cadilliac Sedan Deville, 01, wife’s car, looks new, loaded, $7995. 889-2692 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds

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Yard/Garage Sale

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Classic Antique Cars

512 Hayworth Circle Yar d sale Sa turday, Apr. 17th. EVERYTHING must go!

FORD ’69. SELL OR TRADE. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. 431-8611

3 City Flea. Surrett Dr. Fri, Sat, Sun. Deals.

PLYMOUTH Concorde 1951. Sale or TradeNeeds restoring. $2100 firm. 431-8611

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Miscellaneous Transportation

DONATE YOUR VEHICLE- Receive $1000 Grocery Coupon. United Breast Cancer Foundation. Free M a m m o g r a m s , Bre ast Canc er info: www.ubcf.info. Free Towing, Tax Deductible, Non-Runners Accepted, 1-888-4685964.

Buy * Save * Sell

Battery Powered Push Mower w/Bagger, Lots of extras, Like New. $500 obo. 336-475-5219

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Sump Pump, Zoeller. 3hp, 115 volts, Used since 2003. $35. Call 336-889-2889

Motorcycles

03 Harley D avidson Road King, 565 miles, $15,000. Call 336870-5127 95 HD Road King. Less than 18K. Lots of Chrome. Blk & Silver w/hardbags. Reduced $9,500.obo 345-4221 1995 HD, Sportster, Lots of Chrome. $4,000. Call 336289-3924 98 Kawasaki Vulcan. 1500cc, 15k mi. Black. Lots of Chrome. $4800. 859-0689 EC 2002 HD, Electra Glide Standard. Lots of Chromes. LN. $8,000. 289-3924 2002 Screaming Eagle, Road King. 6,000 miles. Lots of Extras. If interested call 336-475-9256. Serious Inquires Only 2005 Yamaha 50 & 1985 XR80 (rebuilt motor) $550 each. Call 336-431-6025

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Recreation Vehicles

’01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $52,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891 94’ Camper, new tires, water heater, & hookup. Good cond., sleeps 7, $6,400. Call 301-2789 Motorhome, Ford Chateau 1977, Runs Good. $1,500. Call 336-431-7498 1990 Southwind Motorhome. 33ft, Full Body Paint. 454 C h e v y , J a c k s , Generator, $9250. Call 336-847-3719

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Recreation Vehicles

’90 Winnebago Chiefton 29’ motor home. 73,500 miles, runs

good,

$11,000.

336-887-2033

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Sport Utility

LINES

2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer, 129k miles, 4WD, V8, 5.4 liter, 3rd row seat, t o w i n g p c k g , premium sound. $6700. Call 336-2072253

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98’ Jeep Wrangler 4WD auto, a/c, cruise, ps/ brakes, ex. cond. , $7500. 215-1892

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Trucks/ Trailers

Chev. 98 S-10 LS, 4cyl, 5spd, Extd Cab, AC, Cruise, Alloy Wh eels, Hi tch, Bed liner, 157K mi All records, VGC. $2900. 841-4947

DAYS

94 Chevy Silverado Extd Cab, Step Side. VGC. Black exterior, Grey Leather Interior. All Power, Remote Entry, Tow Package. $6600. 847-6751

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Vans

Large Comm. Van, ’95 Dodge Van 2500, new motor & trans., 883-1849 $3000 neg

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Wanted to Buy

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Showcase of Real Estate NEW HOMES DAVIDSON COUNTY

Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools. Approximately 1 acre $15,000. More wooded lots available. Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker

475-2446

Lots starting at $34,900 Homes starting at $225,000 Special Financing at 4.75% (Certain Restrictions Apply)

WENDY HILL REALTY • CALL 475-6800

Water View

Builders personal home with many upgrades: hardwood floors, jetted tub, separate shower, beautiful granite counters, fabulous kitchen, 2 story family room AND DRAMATIC VIEWS!! Plus much, much more….

WENDY HILL REALTY CALL 475-6800

3152 WINDCHASE COURT 3 BR 2 BA 1164 SF, New carpet & paint, New HVAC, GE Appliances. End Unit $96,900

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7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC 1844/1846 Cedrow Dr. H.P. New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00

CALL CALL CALL 336-362-4313 or 336-685-4940

*PRICE REDUCTION-POSSIBLE SELLER FINANCING! Quality built custom home on 40+ acres of beautiful woodlands & pastures. Many out buildings including a double hangar & official/recorded landing strip for your private airplane. Home features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sunroom, brick landscaped patio, hardwired sound system, 4 car carport, covered breezeway. You must see to fully appreciate this peaceful, private country estate -- Priced to sell at $579,000

PATTERSON DANIEL REAL ESTATE 472-2700 MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com

3930 Johnson St.

A Must See! Beautiful home set on 3 acres, New cabinets, corian countertops, hardwood, carpet, appliances, deck, roof. Home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, formal living room, dining room, great room. $248,900.

Contact us at Lamb’s Realty- 442-5589.

6 Bedrooms, Plus 3 Home Offices Or 8 Bedrooms 19 Forest Dr Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville New Year New Price. $1,000. cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 Ac. landscaped. 3br. 2baths, kitchen, dining room, livingroom, den & office. 2 Fireplaces with gas logs, crown molding, attached over sized garage and a 50 x 20 unattached 3 bay garage. 2400 sq. ft. $250,000. 336-475-6839

HOME FOR SALE 1014 Hickory Chapel Road, 2br, Florida room, dining room, fireplace, garage, new heatpump, completely remodeled. Great for starter home or rental investment. Priced Reduced $59,900

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336-870-5260

OPEN HOUSE

25% BELOW TAX VALUE

725-B West Main St., Jamestown Call: Donn Setliff (336) 669-0478 or Kim Setliff (336) 669-5108 (Owner is Realtor)

FOR SALE BY OWNER

P O I N T

398 NORTHBRIDGE DR. 3BR, 2BA, Home, 2 car garage, Nice Paved Patio Like new $169,900 OWNER 883-9031 OPEN HOUSE MOST SAT. & SUN. 2-4

8 Unit Apartment Building Available

All Brick Exterior Built 1987. Paved Parking. Each unit 2BR, 1BA (Approx. 750 square Ft.) Electric Heat & Air Conditioning. Many Upgrades and new appliances, floor coverings, cabinets, paint. Public water & sewer (individual meters). Fully rented with annual rents of $44,400.00 Conveinent to public transportation and downtown. Asking price $350,000.00. For additional information call (336)833-6797.

FOR SALE BY OWNER

LEDFORD SOUTH OPEN TUES-SAT 11AM-5PM OPEN SUNDAY 1PM-5PM

Office Condo For Sale – Main St., Jamestown, 1400 Sq. Ft. 1st Floor, 3 Offices, Break Area, Storage, Plus 1/2 Bath, 2nd Floor 2 Offices, Another 1/2 Bath, Good Traffice Exposure, Divided so that you may rent Part of Offices.

- 1.1 Acre – Near Wesley Memorial Methodist – - Emerywood area “Tell your friends” $239,900. Priced below Tax & appraisal values. Owner Financing

Greensboro.com 294-4949

Directions: Westchester to West Lexington, south on Hwy. 109, Community is on the left just past Ledford Middle School. Quality construction beginning at $169,900! Eight Flexible floorplans! - Three to seven bedrooms - 1939 square feet to 3571 square feet - Friendship/Ledford Schools - Low Davidson County Taxes - Basement lots Available. No City Taxes, No Slab, All Crawspace Construction MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com Marketed Exclusively by Patterson Daniel Real Estate, Inc.

Debra Murrow, Realtor New Home Consultant 336-499-0789

3 bedroom/2bath house for sale, Fairgrove Area, Thomasville. Half basement, 2-stall garage, also detached garage. Call 472-4611 for more information. $175,000. For Sale By Owner 515 Evergreen Trail • Thomasville, NC 27360

2 Bedroom/ 2 Bath Condo $82,000. Excellent High Point location convenient to Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Apprx. 950 square feet. Spacious bedrooms and closets. Garden tub in the master bath. Tray ceilings and crown molding in the living room. Private balcony overlooking a wooded area. Includes: Refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave and washer/dryer connection MOTIVATED SELLER. **Will rent for $650 per month.

Call 336-769-0219

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189 Game Trail, Thomasville

406 Sterling Ridge Dr Beautiful home in the Trinity school district. 3br/2.5 bath, walk in closet, garden tub/w separate shower, hardwoods, gas logs and more. $177,500.

Lamb’s Realty 442-5589

NEW LISTING

164 Emily Ann Drive, N. Davidson County-FSBO Desirable Davidson County Schools, gorgeous, custom brick home built in 2005, 2,864 SF, quiet cul-de-sac,3BR,2.5BA,possible 4th BR in unfinished space, spacious modern open floor plan on one level, HW floors, bonus room over garage, custom kitchen w/granite countertops, maple cabinets, SS appliances, and beautiful tile floor, wonderful master suite with HUGE walk-in closet, tons of storage, too many extras to list here. See our ad at http://www.InfoTube.net/236019 for more details or call 336-201-3943. Shown by appointment only. $389,900.00

Enjoy living in a quiet, distinctive neighborhood with no through traffic. 3 BR 2.5 BA, 2300 sq’, open floor plan, vaulted ceilings & lg. windows, Oak floors & carpeted BRs, marble tiled bathrooms, lg. large master bath with separate shower, double fire place in master BR & LR w. gas logs, kitchen w. granite counter tops, double oven, stereo system. 2 car garage, large patio overlooking a beautiful back yard. Low taxes. $329,000 $321,000 Visit www.forsalebyowner.com/22124271 or call 336.687.3959

Over 4,000 Sq. Ft. Brick home with 4 Bedrooms & 4 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, 2 master suites, fenced yard. Grand dining room – Priced at $319,900!!

OWNER FINANCING

OWNER FINANCING

Located at 1002 Barbee St, High Point 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Fireplace, New Vinyl, Completely Remodeled. Garage & Storage. $89.900. Have other homes to finance. Will trade for land.

360 Hasty Hill Rd All New inside, Remodeled, 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath. Vinyl Siding, Large Lot. $47,900. Will trade for Land. Other Homes for sale with Owner Financing from

Call 886-7095

336-886-7095

505 Willow Drive, Thomasville

Wendy Hill 475-6800

$30,000 to $80,000.

1812 Brunswick Ct. Chestnut Oaks High Point, NC TOWNHOUSE One Level w/front porch 1760 SQ Ft, 2 BR w/ walk-in closets 2 BA, Laundry RM, All Appliances, Eat-In Kitchen w/ lots of cabinets, Large Dining & Family RM w/ Fireplace & Built-In Storage & Bookcases, Private 2 Car Garage w/storage RM, Large Deck $159,000.

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Lee Westwood of England acknowledges applause on the 18th hole after his third round of the Masters on Saturday at Augusta National. Westwood carded a third-round 68 for a 12-under-par 204 and a onestroke lead over Phil Mickelson entering today’s final round.

Phil Mickelson gives a thumbs up after his eagle on the 14th hole during the third round of the Masters on Saturday. Lefty went eagle-eaglebirdie on holes 13-15 en route to a 67. He stands at 11-under 205, one shot off the pace set by Lee Westwood.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – A glance at Saturday’s third round of the Masters: Leader: Lee Westwood of England at 12under 204. Just behind: Two-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson is one shot off the lead. Still in the mix: Tiger Woods and K.J. Choi are four strokes behind, while Fred Couples is five back. Wrong way: Ian Poulter started the day tied with Westwood for the lead, but a 74 left him six strokes off the pace going to the final round. Anthony Kim also failed to make a move on Moving Day, struggling to a 73 that left him with a seven-shot deficit. Young and old: Fifty-year-old Fred Couples has a chance to become the oldest major champion in golf history, nine months after Tom Watson came within an 8-foot putt of doing it at the British Open. Now 60, Watson has put up another solid performance in a major, going into the final round with a 2-under 214. Key stat: Phil Mickelson became only the third golfer in Masters history to make backto-back eagles, joining Dan Pohl (1982) and Dustin Johnson (2009). Noteworthy: The 17th hole was a bear, with no birdies and nearly as many bogeys (20) as pars (27). Three players on the leaderboard – Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Ricky Barnes – all lost a stroke coming down the stretch. Quoteworthy: “It was pretty cool, that walk up. I can’t believe that ball disappeared and went in. Especially after that eagle on 13. That walk up was awesome.” – Phil Mickelson after holing out from 139 yards for his second straight eagle at the 14th hole. Tee times: 2:40 p.m., Lee Westwood, Phil Mickelson; 2:30 p.m., Tiger Woods, K.J. Choi; 2:20 p.m., Fred Couples, Hunter Mahan. Television: 2-7 p.m. today, CBS (WFMY, Ch. 2 locally).

Westwood, Mickelson highlight Masterful third round that produced an avalanche of terrific storylines AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Lee Westwood heard the groundshaking roars for just about everyone but him on a Saturday that sounded an awful lot like Sunday at the Masters. Phil Mickelson made consecutive eagles, and came within inches of three in a row. Tiger Woods battled back from a seven-shot deficit with three straight birdies to stay in the game. Fred Couples chipped in for eagle, keeping his hopes alive. Westwood kept his head down amid all this madness and wound up with what mattered – the lead. With his best chance ever to win that elusive major, Westwood made only one bogey and finished with a tough par for a 4-under 68 to take a oneshot lead over Mickelson into the final round of a Masters that keeps getting better. “I think I’m ready,” Westwood said. By the look of the names behind him, he better be. Westwood, No. 4 in the world and among the best without a major, was at 12-under 204. He will be in the final group with Mickelson, No. 3 in the world and the sentimental favorite at Augusta given his turbulent year at home with his wife and mother battling breast cancer.

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Woods, Couples lurk in contention. 3D Right in front of them will be Woods, No. 1 in the world and playing as though five months of a humiliating sex scandal never happened. He finished with a 3-foot birdie on the last hole for a 2under 70, putting him at 8-under 208 along with K.J. Choi, who also had a 70. “I think that’s what everybody wants to see,” Westwood said. “Everybody has missed Tiger on the golf course the last five or six months, and he’s up there. Phil is up there. You’ve got 4, 3 and 1 in the world. It’s a good leaderboard, I think.” Just as exciting as the names were the cheers, too many to count. It got so crazy at one point that in the time it took Westwood to play the 11th hole with a hard-earned par, Mickelson made up four shots on him with an 8-foot eagle putt on the 13th and holing out a wedge on the 14th. Ricky Barnes holed an eagle from off the green and knocked in a 60-foot birdie putt across the 14th.

The thrills never stopped. “It was probably one of those great days in golf at a major championship,” Westwood said. “I obviously wasn’t privy to the things you have seen, but I was well aware somebody was making a charge, and I figured it was Phil. That’s what major championships are about. They’re tough ones to win because great players do great things.” The Masters hasn’t seen a leaderboard this strong for the final round since Woods and Mickelson – Nos. 1 and 2 in the world – were in the final group in 2001. Mickelson hasn’t looked great all year, the first time since 2003 he has come to Augusta without a victory. Now, he goes after a third green jacket by playing in the final group at a major for the first time his meltdown at Winged Foot in the 2006 U.S. Open. His spirits have been lifted in part by having his family – wife Amy and the three kids – with him for the first time since The Players Championship nearly a year ago, right before she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Amy Mickelson has not been to the golf course. “It’s fun having them, just being together,” he said. “It’s been a fun week.”

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onventional wisdom states that the Masters doesn’t really start until the back nine on Sunday. In recent years, it seems the patented ”Sunday roars” have been too few and far between. I hope today’s final round matches yesterday and restores the roar at Augusta National. Who can forget the almost constant thunderous cheers and applause that accompanied Jack Nicklaus’ epic back-nine charge to the 1986 Masters title? How about the combination roar/gasp of

disbelief when Fred Couples’ wayward shot at No. 12 miraculously stopped on the bank during his 1992 run to the title? I still can’t believe that ball stayed out of Raes Creek. Remember 2004? Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els traded dramatic shots – good and bad – that gave us back-nine roars that echoed across half of Georgia. Year in and year out, the Sunday noise at Augusta provided unmistakable evidence of eagles and bogeys, great shots that settled five feet from the pin and others that found watery graves.

You knew a Nicklaus roar from a Tiger roar and an eagle roar from a birdie roar. Perhaps the moves to toughen Augusta National in recent years have created fewer chances for players to hit those roar-worthy shots. Or maybe patrons have forgotten how to roar. Whatever the reason, it’s time for Augusta National to come roaring back to life today.

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A few days from now, Matteo Manassero will be back in high school. This weekend, though, golfing fans are getting a glimpse of a possible future champion. The 16-year-old is the youngest player ever to make the cut at the Masters, and the first amateur to do so since 1999. He won’t finish in the top 15, as he did at last year’s British Open. But his 73 on Saturday put him at 4 over for the tournament.

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Busch overcomes penalty to score Nationwide win AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch recovered from a wild sequence in which he lost the lead on a disputed restart and fell 20 seconds behind after a drive-through penalty to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch was back to 10th before the final restart with eight laps left, even after making contact with Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Joey Logano on pit road and saying on the radio that he was having transmission problems. But when the race restarted, Busch charged through the field to retake the lead in three laps and won by 1.55 seconds over Kevin Harvick. “All I know is that I paid back NASCAR by winning,� Busch said. Busch had already led 121 laps when he lost the lead on a restart that was immediately followed by an accordion-like pileup that involved at least 10 cars and brought out a nearly 10-minute red flag. Brad Keselowski, who finished third and took over the series points

lead, was on the inside on that restart on lap 137 of 200. Busch, then the leader and in control of the restart, was on the outside but went through the restart zone without accelerating. Keselowski charged ahead at the line when the green flag came out. “When you get to the first line, you have to maintain your speed. Once you get to the second line, it’s free game,� Keselowski said. “I maintained my speed and he did not. When I got to the second line, I just went. That’s the rule, and the interpretation I have of it.� Some cars behind them seemed to take the queue from Keselowski, some of them speeding up while others checked up to avoid hitting others. That created a mangled mess of cars near the start-finish line. Busch and his team argued vehemently during the red flag and ensuing caution that he should be installed the leader. Robin Pemberton, NASCAR’s vice president for competition, said Keselowski was right. Busch insisted after the

race that he stayed at the same pace and was waiting for the second line to go, instead of the first line like he had earlier in the race. “He jumped the restart,� Busch said. “This is an issue. ... It will be a discussion (with NASCAR). It’s not done yet.� When the race finally resumed on lap 145, Busch clearly jumped the restart to pass Keselowski. Busch avoided a black flag when he gave up the lead after being notified by NASCAR of that violation, but still had to serve a drive-through penalty. That dropped him to 19th spot, 20 seconds behind the lead pack. “I did the same thing he did and I got posted for it,� Busch said. Logano passed Keselowski for the lead with 21 laps left, and had built more than a 2-second lead before a yellow flag came out on lap 189. That fourlap caution bunched up the field and was the only reason Busch was able to win the race. “Definitely not without a caution,� Busch said. “Fortunately there was one.�

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Gerald Wallace of the Charlotte Bobcats (3) shoots over Detroit’s Tayshaun Prince during Saturday night’s game in Charlotte.

Bobcats outlast Pistons, 99-95 CHARLOTTE (AP) — Larry Hughes scored 18 points, D.J. Augustin hit the go-ahead jumper with just over a minute left, and the Charlotte Bobcats used their depth to hold off the Detroit Pistons 9995 on Saturday night. Gerald Wallace and Stephen Jackson added 14 points apiece and Augustin had 13 for the Bobcats, who improved to 31-9 at home and kept their slim hopes alive for overtaking Miami for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference and avoiding a first-round playoff matchup with Orlando. Ben Gordon scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half, and Jason Maxiell added 14 points for the Pistons, who missed four straight shots with

a chance to take the lead in the final minute as their three-game winning streak was snapped. Playing without ill point guard Raymond Felton, the Bobcats struggled to put away the Pistons, who had knocked off playoff teams Atlanta and Miami in the past week following their 11-game losing streak. The lead changed hands seven times in the final 5 minutes, after Detroit rallied from an 11-point third quarter deficit. Augustin, who started in Felton’s spot, hit a fadeaway with 1:11 left put Charlotte ahead 96-95 before the Pistons got four chances after three offensive rebounds. But Gordon missed twice in the sequence,

including a mid-range jumper from the right of the lane with 17 seconds left. After Wallace hit 1 of 2 free throws, Will Bynum missed a contested runner in the lane before Hughes hit two free throws with 5 seconds left. It was Hughes’ best game with Charlotte after being signed on March 13. Entering having made just 13 of his last 54 shots, Hughes shot 6 of 10 from the field and hit 4 of 5 3pointers for Charlotte, which shot 54 percent to offset 15 turnovers. Bynum and Charlie Villanueva added 12 points apiece for the shorthanded Pistons, who were again without Richard Hamilton (ankle) and Rodney Stuckey (rib).

Pacers take 10th win in 12 games INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Troy Murphy had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead the streaking Indiana Pacers to a 115-102 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night. Danny Granger scored

16 of his 22 points in the second half, and Dahntay Jones had 18 points for the Pacers, who won their fourth straight game to improve to 32-48. Indiana has won 10 of 12 to continue its last-season surge.

Brook Lopez had 20 points and Yi Jianlian added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Nets (1268), who had won five of their previous nine games for their best stretch of the season.

Power surges to IRL pole in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Will Power will start the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama up front, the same place he’s been finishing lately. Power has won the first two IndyCar Series races

this season. He grabbed the pole Saturday with a fast speed of 118.057 mph. Penske Racing teammate Helio Castroneves (117.186) was third behind Mike Conway (117.197). Power also took the top

starting spot in St. Petersburg two weeks ago. This is his fourth career pole position. Marco Andretti (116.5050), Scott Dixon (116.038) and Takuma Sato (115.904) competed the first six.

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walked two in a scoreless eighth, and David AardsST. PETERSBURG, ma worked the ninth for Fla. – CC Sabathia kept his second save. a no-hit bid going for 72⁄3 innings Saturday, los- TWINS 2, WHITE SOX 1 ing the closest call of his CHICAGO – Jason career on a sharp single Kubel hit a go-ahead by former batterymate two-run homer in the Kelly Shoppach in the seventh inning and Scott New York Yankees’ 10-0 Baker pitched seven inwin over the Tampa Bay nings, leading MinnesoRays. ta over the White Sox. There was no visible Jesse Crain got two reaction from the ex- outs in the eighth and hausted Yankees ace, stranded Mark Teawho sat in the dugout for hen at second, and Jon 17 minutes while New Rauch pitched a scoreYork scored four runs in less ninth inning for his the top of the eighth. fourth save. Manager Joe Girardi Baker (1-1) rebounded immediately bounced after struggling through out of the dugout to re- only 42⁄3 innings on openmove Sabathia (1-0), ing day. On Saturday, he who walked two and allowed one run on five struck out five. The left- hits. He struck out three hander threw 69 of his and walked one. 111 pitches for strikes In his first start of the and benefited from spec- season, Freddy Garcia tacular defensive plays (0-1) made one mistake, by Mark Teixeira, Alex to Kubel. He allowed just Rodriguez and Robinson two runs on three hits. Cano. He struck out four and David Robertson walked five. pitched the final 1 1-3 innings to complete a com- TIGERS 4, INDIANS 2 bined two-hitter. Ben DETROIT – Jeremy Zobrist doubled off the Bonderman gave up one reliever with two outs in hit in five innings and the ninth. Magglio Ordonez had a Cano hit a two-run two-run homer for the homer off Wade Davis (0- Tigers. 1) in the fourth inning. Bonderman (1-0) retired the first 11 he MARINERS 4, RANGERS 3 faced, then allowed a ARLINGTON, Texas run on a wild pitch, sin– Franklin Gutierrez gle and two walks. The drove in the go-ahead run right-hander started for to cap a three-run ninth the first time at home in inning against Frank nearly two years since Francisco (0-2), who having surgery to break blew his second save op- up a blood clot in his portunity in three days, throwing shoulder. allowing three runs and Ryan Perry pitched three hits while retiring the final 11⁄3 innings for only one batter. his first career save. Ichiro Suzuki, Ken Mitch Talbot (0-1) alGriffey Jr. and Gutier- lowed four runs, six hits rez had consecutive RBI and five walks over five singles in the ninth for innings in his debut with Seattle. the Indians and fourth Mark Lowe (1-1) game in the majors.

Harris, Nats thwart Mets THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK – Willie Harris made a gameending diving catch to yet again thwart a Mets rally, well-traveled Willy Taveras drove in a career-high four runs and the Washington Nationals beat New York 4-3 on a blustery Saturday. Taveras singled and tripled in his first start for the Nationals, who signed him to a minor league contract in February after Oakland let him go. John Lannan (1-1) teetered on the brink of disaster for the second straight start, giving up three runs in five erratic innings, before Tyler Clippard set down nine of the 10 batters he faced in relief. Matt Capps made the ninth inning an adventure, giving up a leadoff single to Jose Reyes and eventually loading the bases on a pair of walks. Rod Barajas pinch hit

and lined a hard shot to left, but Willie Harris came on at a dead run and made a diving grab to end the game. It was Capps’ second save of the season.

CUBS 4, REDS 3 CINCINNATI – Carlos Zambrano recovered from his horrific opening day start by pitching seven solid innings, and pinch-hitter Jeff Baker hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning for the Chicago Cubs. Kosuke Fukudome and Alfonso Soriano also connected off Aaron Harang.

CARDS 7, BREWERS 1 MILWAUKEE – Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer and Yovani Gallardo struggled in his first outing since signing a big contract extension with the Brewers, giving up six runs in five innings against St. Louis on Saturday.

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PORTO SANTO, Madeira Islands (AP) – England’s James Morrison birdied six of the final nine holes Saturday for a 6-under 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Madeira Islands Open. Morrison, the 25-year-old former Challenge Tour player seeking his first PGA European Tour title, had an 18-under 198 total on the Seve Ballesterosdesigned Porto Santo course that features 500-foot seaside cliffs. Scotland’s George Murray (68) was second at 15 under, and England’s Oliver Fisher (65) was third at 12 under.

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Tiger Woods chips out of a bunker on the 12th green during the third round of the Masters in Augusta, Ga. on Saturday. Woods carded an up-and-down round of 70 and trails leader Lee Westwood by four strokes entering today’s final round.

It’s the Tiger Woods Invitational on CBS BY DAVID BAUDER AP TELEVISION WRITER

NEW YORK – The first day of Masters coverage on CBS Saturday felt like the Tiger Woods Invitational. The network made certain Woods’ every step was covered, to the point that the other golfers seemed to revolve around him. The network called Woods out, then excused him, for the type of outburst he had promised to avoid after returning to golf following his humiliating sex scandal. But for much of the afternoon, Woods’ sullen demeanor hung like a cloud over the broadcast. Only Phil Mickelson’s rush to the top, and his evident joy, provided relief. Ratings for the first two rounds of Masters coverage on ESPN showed how many people wanted to see Woods navigate the first tournament back. ESPN had just less than 5 million viewers for Thursday’s first round, when Woods was on the course for much of the live telecast. On Friday, Woods was about done with his round when ESPN’s cover-

age came on the air and an estimated 3.9 people watched, according to the Nielsen Co. An indication of how Woods’ day was going on Saturday came on the sixth hole when he reacted to one of his shots. “Tiger, you suck,” he said to himself, followed by a curse, his remarks clearly audible. “I don’t think he’s pleased,” CBS announcer Verne Lundquist said. The mini-tantrum was raised shortly after by lead anchor Jim Nantz in a discussion with analyst Nick Faldo. When Woods made his initial televised mea culpa, he said fans wouldn’t be seeing much of this anymore, Nantz said. Faldo mentioned the “increased scrutiny” Woods has been facing this week. “I’m sure he’s going to fail at times,” Faldo said. At least twice later, CBS ran slow motion replays of times when Woods clearly expressed his disgust at his game. Once, he rolled his head back with his eyes closed, then flipped his club aside. Although they appeared on the screen, announcers didn’t mention them.

Bill McAtee, who interviewed Woods after his round was finished, did not question Woods about it. By then, Woods had birdied the 18th hole, and he greeted loud cheers from the gallery with a wide smile and tip of the cap. For CBS, that ending must have proven a relief: Woods was still in it for today’s final round. CBS had promised not to pull punches in its coverage, but the words “sex” or “mistress” didn’t come up. Neither did the infamous Thanksgiving Night car wreck or any drug use. Instead, Faldo talked about how Woods’ energy to prepare for the Masters was sapped up by “so much going on in his life.” Nantz worked under the assumption that most of CBS’ viewers were familiar with the story. He said Woods had not played golf competitively since last fall, “as you know.” The big viewership on ESPN bodes well for CBS in its bid to have the 2010 Masters eclipse the previous record for the tournament. That was the 14.9 million in 2001.

Couples shows the old guy has still got it – again AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Fred Couples twisted one way, then the other, wincing as he tried to loosen up his aching back. It’s moments like this that make the 50-year-old feel twice his age. Get him to the Masters, however, and he plays like he’s half his age. Four years after playing in the final group, Couples is lurking again at Augusta National. His 4-under 68 on Saturday puts him five strokes behind leader Lee Westwood and four behind Phil Mickelson – pretty good for a guy more accustomed to tearing up the Champions Tour these days. “I know time flies, but (today) I have a shot,” Couples said. “I’m way behind, but I’ve heard other people talk about it, so I might as well say the same thing. If I can shoot a low score, I maybe can post a score and see what happens.” A few more shots like he had on 14 and 15 would help. He put his approach shot to about 3 feet on 14 and tapped in for a birdie. As he left the 14th tee, Couples motioned to Mickelson, playing in the group behind him, to get it go-

ing. Did Lefty ever, eagling the par-5 13 and then holing out from the 14th fairway for another eagle. “I wanted that golf ball that he holed in at 14. That’s what I wantCouples ed,” Couples said. “He couldn’t hear me, but I wanted that eagle ball.” Instead, he got one of his own. He flew the green with his second shot on the par-5 15th, leaving him at least 30 feet to the hole. He made a perfect chip and the ball rolled straight at the hole, the noise level rising the closer the ball got to the cup. When it rolled in, the crowd roared and Couples shook his fist. Fans in all three grandstands around 15 gave him a standing ovation, and Couples took off his hat and waved. “I just love this place,” he said. “I have a shot if I can shoot a crazy score.” And wouldn’t that be something for the senior set? Kenny Perry was two holes away from breaking Nicklaus’ record as the oldest winner at Augusta Na-

tional last year. Tom Watson gave fans of all ages a real treat at the British Open at Turnberry, leading much of the tournament before faltering down the stretch. “I picked (Couples) and Westwood this week,” Watson said. “I like the way Couples is playing.” Augusta really does have a way of bringing out Couples’ best – no matter what his age. He won here in 1992, of course, and has nine other top 10 finishes, including a tie for third in 2006. That was the 20th anniversary of Nicklaus’ back-nine charge to a sixth green jacket, and while “Boom Boom” isn’t the Bear, fans were thrilled to see Couples make a run of his own, playing with Mickelson in the final group. The story line petered out on the back nine, though. Two years later, Couples missed the cut at Augusta National, ending the record streak he shares with Gary Player at 23 consecutive cuts made. “To be perfectly honest with you, I missed the cut the last two years and I went away pretty frustrated because I played pretty well,” Couples said.

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CONWAY, S.C. – Coastal Carolina capitalized on five High Point University errors and rolled to a 14-4 victory in Big South Conference baseball play on Saturday at at Watson Stadium. “When you don’t play quality baseball as we didn’t defensively you aren’t going to win against this team,” said head coach Craig Cozart. “We are now in the same position as last weekend, we need to get a win in the third game and we will find a way to do that.”

Max Fulginiti singled and came around to score on a single by Sal Pezzino in the top of the second inning to tie the game 1-1 but the Chanticleers jumped out to a 6-1 lead, scoring five runs in the bottom of the second, on four hits and two Panther errors. Starting pitcher Al Yevoli gave up five runs in the second inning, all unearned. HPU chipped away at the Coastal Carolina lead. In the fourth, Matt Gantner singled and came around to score thanks to two wild pitches by Anthony Meo. With two outs on the board in the fifth inning

Murray White IV, Nate Roberts and Kyle Mahoney all singled, without a ball leaving the infield. White and Roberts came around to score when Gantner reached on an error by the second baseman, cutting the Chanticleer’s margin to 6-4. Yevoli retired the Chanticleers in order in the third and fourth innings but CCU got one run back in the bottom of the fifth. CCU tagged Yevoli for three more runs in the sixth inning before he was relieved by freshman Zach Haile. In his third start of the season and first since Feb. 27 against Fairleigh Dickin-

son. Yevoli gave up 12 runs, six earned, on 10 hits with two walks and one strikeout. Haile came on with runners on first and second. They both scored on Adam Rice’s double down the left field line. Daniel Bowman homered to left center to give Coastal Carolina a 14-4 lead at the end of six innings. High Point will play the final game in its 12-game road trip today at 2 p.m. against Coastal Carolina at Watson Stadium. The Panthers (17-15, 4-7 Big South Conference) will send freshman Jared Avidon to the mound.

Wake Forest sets bar high for next head hoops coach W

ith the firing of Dino Gaudio as head coach, Wake Forest athletics director Ron Wellman appears to setting a high bar for whoever takes over the men’s basketball program, considering the school’s historical lack of success measured by championships. An announcement of a new hire isn’t expected until next week, but Wellman has indicated SPORTS he will skip ACC meetings Tuesday Greer and Wednesday if it Smith benefits the hiring ■■■ process. Sources indicated the person could be Colorado coach Jeff Bzdelik, who hasn’t been able to turn the Buffaloes into a winner, but made the NCAA Tournament during two years at Air Force. He was a loser with the Denver Nuggets. The Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera quoted a source as saying Bzdelik is seriously interested in the job. Bzdelik and Wellman have been acquaintances while both were coaches at Northwestern in the early 1980s. Bzdelik is a former Davidson assistant and his daughter is a student at Wake. Citing the biggest shortcomings under Gaudio, Wellman made it quite clear the bar is geared toward the postseason, a word rarely associated with the Demon Deacons until Dave Odom became coach in 1990 and Wellman took over as athletics director in 1992. It is a bar which sends a message that this will not be the Demon Deacon basketball of your father’s or grandfather’s era, back when they made their first two NCAA appearances in 1962 and 1963 (when only the conference champion qualified) and a return in 1977 was their only one in the next 18 years. It is a bar Gaudio couldn’t reach even though he did win twothirds of his games in his three years at the helm after he was promoted from assistant coach to head coach following the death of Skip Prosser in the summer of 2007. That is a winning percentage that ranks tied for fourth in the program’s history, trailing or equal to coaches from the mid 1920s and earlier. He won at a slightly better pace than Odom and Prosser but was terrible in the postseason, flaming out in the first-round of the ACC Tournament each year and suffered an embarrassing 89-64 defeat to unheralded Cleveland State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Wake wasn’t ready to go that night just as it wasn’t when it didn’t show up while getting waxed by Miami bin the first round of the ACC Tournament this year or in late regular season losses to struggling N.C. State or North Carolina. If you take Wellman at his word that nothing else factored into the decision, the postseason failures weighed more heavily than the regular-season accomplishments. Wellman wants to win conference championships, as Jim Grobe did in football four years ago, and be a factor in NCAA play. Judging from his words, the postseason is all that matters now. “College basketball today is different than it was 20-30 years ago,” Wellman said when reminded that Mike Krzyzewski strug-

gled his first four seasons. “College basketball is evolving to a postseasontype scenario. The regular season is important and exciting but it positions Bzdelik you for the postseason. There’s more emphasis than in any time in history of college basketball. There is an escalation in its importance with each year.” He didn’t deny the escalation is tied to television and the $6 billion, 11-year contract with CBS, which is paying $545 million per year, money that is divided among the schools and is crucial to athletic department budgets. “You look at TV and everything is televised,” Wellman said. “You look at the past and that might not have been the scenario. The money involved with it, the postseason becomes very important to your program and to your conference. It is a trickle down from the NBA. They point to the postseason. While we may or may not like that trend, it is a reality. We cannot live in a cocoon where we are not recognizing what the reality of this time is.” It will be interesting to see what Wellman’s standard for postseason success will be. Odom has the two ACC tourney titles under the Wellman tenure (back-to-back crowns after the 1995 and 1996 seasons). Those are also the last two times the Deacons have reached the finals. They were first-round losers seven times under Odom, including his first four years. Prosser made the semifinals four times and lost in opening games twice. As far as NCAA success, Wake will in 2012 mark the 50th anniversary of its only final four appearance next season. Their best since: regional finals appearances in 1977 and 1984 under Carl Tacy and in 1996 with Odom. They reached the Sweet 16 two other times – under Odom in 1995 and under Prosser in 2004 during the Chris Paul years. Paul left after an unexpected second-round exit the following year, and Wake has been trying to get back on its feet since. Bzdelik’s record? He was fired after a couple of season with the Denver Nuggets, went to the NCAA show during two years art Air Force but hasn’t been able to turn Colorado into a winner in three seasons. Wellman is confident that getting rid of Gaudio after three seasons won’t hurt in efforts to land a new coach. “They will see that we are pretty patient with coaches. I try to be patient with coaches,” Wellman said. “Maybe that is because I was a coach but we try to be patient with coaches. Our track record, I believe, who suggest that. A coaching candidate is going to look at those factors. A candidate is going to ask about the long term objectives of the program and we are going to talk about that specifically. If a candidate doesn’t want to run a championship caliber program or doesn’t believe that Wake Forest can be a championship-caliber program, well, that’s not good enough. We want someone who absolutely believes that is whether Wake Forest belongs and we want someone who can take it there.” That should be pretty evident to the new coach, considering Wellman had little patience when Gaudio couldn’t. gsmith@hpe.com | 888-3519

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Up, up and away! T.W. Andrews’ Sean O’Connell concentrates in the pole vault during Saturday’s Neal Morris Invitational track and field meet at High Point Athletic Complex.

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run home run for High Point Central in an 11-4 loss to East Forsyth in a Piedmont TriBASEBALL ad 4A game that ended late Friday night. Weston Wilson was 2-for-3 with an RBI for EAST FORSYTH 11, HP CENTRAL 4 the Bison (4-11,0-6 PTC). Central hosts DudHIGH POINT – Evan Aguilar clouted a two- ley on Monday at 7 p.m.

Newman, Jones highlight Deacon scrimmage ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

WINSTON-SALEM – Jimmy Newman kicked field goals of 52 and 36 yards and Skylar Jones threw a 10-yard scoring pass to Marshall Williams to highlight Wake Forest’s scrimmage Saturday morning at BB&T Field. The Demon Deacons scrimmaged for just over an hour with four different quarterbacks taking turns at running the offense. Jones saw perhaps the greatest amount of time at quarterback, leading four offensive possessions. Three other quarterbacks, including Turner Faulk, Patrick Thompson and converted cornerback D.J. Jones, each led two drives. “We competed really hard today,” said head coach Jim Grobe. “I thought our energy was better. I think we’ll find several guys improved today. I liked the energy we had. Our quarterbacks seemed a little calmer today, made some throws. We missed some reads and that’s going to happen because we’re using so many kids right now. I thought our offensive line actually gave the quarterbacks a chance from time to time to do some things. We hadn’t been doing that very well. Defensively, we’re rolling a lot of

guys in, we’ve changed some guys positionwise. We’ve changed a lot of guys positionwise this spring. But overall, I thought we had a good scrimmage.” Jones completed six of seven passes for 64 yards, including the touchdown to Marshall Williams. Jones rolled out and faked a run, drawing the safety to leave Williams all alone in the end zone. Faulk completed all three of his pass attempts for 26 yards while Jones connected on two of six attempts for 27 yards. Thompson missed on both of his pass attempts. Quarterback Ted Stachitas missed the scrimmage with a continuing hamstring injury while Brendan Cross was sidelined after suffering a slight concussion in practice on Thursday. The Deacons had nine different players carry the ball from scrimmage. Fullback Tommy Bohanon had three carries for 30 yards and also had a nine-yard reception. Jones led the way with 11 carries and netted 34 yards, the majority coming on a 16-yard carry. Josh Adams carried twice for 15 yards, Willie Dixon had six carries and netted one yard while Brandon Pendergrass finished with 20 yards on four carries. Fullback Roger Khouri had 10 yards on two carries.

QBs, defense take center stage for Tar Heels CHAPEL HILL (AP) – North Carolina’s defensive players wrapped up Saturday’s spring game looking ready to lead the way just like everyone expects. As for the quarterbacks, well, T.J. Yates didn’t do much to calm fans frustrated with the team’s offensive struggles. Mywan Jackson had two interceptions that helped the

White team beat Blue 17-0 in the scrimmage to wrap up spring drills, while Michael McAdoo was credited with four sacks and an interception of his own. Meanwhile, redshirt freshman Bryn Renner outplayed Yates in what was a sluggish afternoon for both offenses. The coaching staff divided up the teams to mix starters on both squads, and kept basic plans on both of-

fense and defense to evaluate individual matchups for the game – which drew more than 29,000 fans to Kenan Stadium and was televised by ESPN. The strong-armed Renner completed 15 of 21 passes for 184 yards with a touchdown and an interception for White. Yates, a three-year starter, completed 15 of 26 passes for 122 yards and one interception for Blue.

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victory on Saturday at Guil-Rand Park. Carly Black and Savannah Stevens also ARCHDALE – Kaitlyn Cox scored two scored for Guil-Rand (4-3-1). Ally Faircloth, goals as the Guil-Rand Under-12 Lady Hur- Cox and Helen Moffitt has assists. Faircloth ricanes topped the PSA Stars White for a 4-0 also spent time in goal.

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Kenny Carter lands award after a difficult year E

very day throughout his 27-year coaching career, Kenny Carter’s message of dedication and hard work got drilled into his players at High Point Central. That’s why the girls basketball coach never considered taking time off when he suffered a painful injury during the Bison win at T. Wingate Andrews on Jan. 23. He had the surgery to repair the torn Achilles tendon. He returned to practice, feeling helpless as he leaned against the wall on crutches. He returned to the sideline for games. “It was a struggle, but it was important to me to show them how important they were to me and how important the game was, that whatever your limitations you’ve got to compete with everything you’ve got,” Carter said of the message he wanted to send his players. And hard as it may be for some folks to believe, the high-strung, incredibly animated coach forgot all about that injured foot during a few games. He praised assistant coaches Dwain Waddell and Jetanna McClain for “pulling me back down. That adrenaline rush, I’d find myself jumping up and hopping on one leg,” Carter admitted with a laugh. Call that passion for the game his Achilles heel. “He had a chance on a couple occasions to tear his other one,” remarked Bison athletic director Mike Cook. “He was pretty much the same Kenny Carter. It would have been hard for him to be any other way.” Perhaps that’s why it seems so fitting for Carter to have received a prestigious award at the conclusion of the season. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association recently honored Carter as its Coach of the Year for District 3, which covers all of North and South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. Central enjoyed a 14-0 start last winter before settling for a 22-5 record and second-round exit from the 4A playoffs. Unlike years past, with a bevy of college-bound players racing up and down the court, this Bison squad consisted of relative unknowns. The team was small, and what little depth Carter had at the start of the year was lost to injury and attrition along the way. The job Carter did with this team and these players impressed Brian Robinson enough to nominate Carter. And this season’s work, along with the five state championships and an overall won-loss record of about 575-125, led the nine-member national WBCA

committee to tab Carter as the district’s top coach. “Kenny’s had some strong teams over the years,” said Robinson, the Bishop McGuinness girls coach. “This year he didn’t have maybe the size and depth he’s had in the past, but they still managed to be successful. It would have been interesting to see how far SPORTS they’d gone if they hadn’t had so many injuries. Steve “Sometimes,” Robinson added, “you Hanf can show your true coaching ability ■■■ when you might not have the three, four Division I players walking around.” The nine award winners from each district had their biographies picked over a second time to determine the national coach of the year honorees. The top four were selected to coach the WBCA All-American game, held last weekend in San Antonio, Texas, in conjunction with the NCAA Final Four. Carter didn’t make that trip, although Robinson allowed that the Central leader “was close.” For his part, Carter was surprised at receiving the award, yet understood the process. He served on the WBCA committee three years ago before stepping aside due to the time involved in scouting nominees from four states to play in the All-American game as well as finding the region’s most deserving coaches. “You’d think someone would nominate you after you hung a few banners and not be this far down the line – it typically follows something like that,” Carter said. “But it’s also the total body of work over a period of time. It boggles your mind some of the numbers coaches across the country have put up. For me, it’s really an honor to be considered with some of these folks.” Five years have passed since Central last played for a state championship, and it’s been eight years since the last of Carter’s five NCHSAA titles. His 22-year run of 20-win campaigns ended two seasons ago, so perhaps this award actually comes at a good time. “It’s kind of a gratifying thing having gone through some of the things we’ve gone through at Central the last few years,” Carter offered. “It kind of validates the whole body of work as we try to get back to some of the standards I was accustomed to.” Carter’s sideline antics came during the best of

times and the worst over his 24-year head-coaching career. Remarkably, the injury he suffered in January came about in a most mundane way. The coach recalls being in a crouch watching as one of his players tried to save a ball from going out of bounds under the basket. When the whistle blew for the change of possession, Carter stood up, pivoted to turn and ... “It felt like someone took an ax and just chopped the back of my heel,” he said. Carter fell to the floor and said the intense pain left him disoriented for several minutes. Eventually, he knew from having taught sports medicine classes over the years that he’d more than likely torn his Achilles. The fact that it was his left foot allowed him to drive throughout the ordeal, but the pain from the injury, having to keep the leg elevated some two to three weeks, not being able to take a shower, managing crutches and enduring rehab proved difficult. Nearly three months later, Carter now can walk stiffly – without a lot of balance – on level surfaces in a protective boot. He hopes to lose that impediment next week and get back his normal flexibility and full range of motion in July. That would take Carter into the summer hoops circuit, just ahead of what would be his 25th school year leading High Point Central’s girls basketball team and 29th year teaching. “I love it, it’s a great place to teach, I love my classes,” said the 51-year-old Carter. “I would love to teach another 10 years and coach another five.” A passion for the game and drive for success. There’s that weakness, his Achilles heel. With a rebuilt Achilles tendon to go along with his WBCA Coach of the Year award, perhaps Carter can continue prowling the sidelines with the same kind of energy he’s shown the past quarter-century. “It’s confirmation again that he’s one of the best women’s basketball coaches in the history of the state of North Carolina,” said Cook, who attended Central as a student and was 10 years old the first time he saw Carter coach. “You don’t hang five championship banners and turn out the kinds of players he has and not be something special.” shanf@hpe.com | 888-3526

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LEXINGTON – Only a couple of weeks removed from a phenomenal 200910 basketball season, Davidson County Community College coach Matt Ridge is out on the recruiting trail, looking to bring in more talent for next season. Friday afternoon at Brinkley Gym, he signed a pair he hopes can help the Storm make another appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Former Wesleyan Christian Academy standout James Robbins joins the Storm by way of Liberty University, where Robbins played football last season. Robbins stands 6-foot-6 and can play the perimeter if needed. In three years of varsity basketball for Wesleyan, Robbins averaged 18.2 points per game, and as a senior he averaged nine rebounds per game. “He is a versatile player that can play inside and out,” said Ridge. “He shoots it better than you might think at 6-6, and is really strong and does not mind contact at all.” Robbins was on the DCCC radar coming out

of high school, but opted to attend Liberty. Ridge is pleased to have a second chance. “We recruited him out of high school and did not get him, so we are blessed now to get him,” said Ridge, adding that Robbins was the recipient of the Wendy’s High School Heisman award, which recognizes students for athletic and academic honors as well as community service. “We are excited not only about his ability but his character.” Christian Lawrence, a wing player from South Point High School in Belmont, just outside of Charlotte, also joins the Storm program. His accolades are numerous after averaging 17.8 points and nearly eight rebounds per game his senior season. He is a two-time all-conference performer and was named team MVP the last two seasons. “The word I would use to describe him is ‘shooter,’ ” said Ridge. “He can flat-out shoot it. The first time I went to see him he made six 3s. He is extremely versatile and is long enough and big enough to battle on the boards. I think he will compete for playing time next year.”

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Tom Herrion was ready to become a head coach again, even if it meant leaving a successful program at Pittsburgh. The former Panthers associate head coach was introduced as Marshall’s new coach Saturday. Herrion was given a five-year con-

Sports script Monday T. Wingate Andrews High Point Central Southwest Guilford High Point Christian Wesleyan

Westchester Bishop McGuinness East Davidson Glenn

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio high school softball coach threw a curve at the rival team’s coach when he dropped to one knee on the diamond and asked for her hand in marriage. Glen Este High School varsity coach Tim Gregory and Milford High School coach Christy Foster had been dating

more than two years before Wednesday’s proposal. Gregory says “softball is really what brought us together.” Foster, of course, said yes to the proposal and called it perfect. The ensuing game wasn’t, though. Gregory’s team won 1 to 0.

Tuesday

Baseball at Asheboro, 7 Softball at Asheboro, 5 Tennis at SW Guilford, 4:30

South Davidson Southern Guilford

Baseball at SW Randolph, 6 Soccer at Asheboro, 7 Golf host MPC match, 4

Trinity

Wheatmore

Thursday

Baseball vs. WheatBaseball at C. Davidson, 6 Softball vs. HP Central, 6 more, 7 Tennis at Randleman, 4 Soccer at HP Central, 6 Softball vs. Randleman, 5 Golf at Carver, 4 Tennis at HP Central, 4:30 Track at Carver, 4 Baseball vs. Ragsdale, 7 Softball at Andrews, 6 Baseball vs. Dudley, 7 Softball vs. Ragsdale, 6 Soccer vs. Andrews, 6 Golf at PTC (Pine Knoll), Soccer vs. Ragsdale, 7 Tennis vs. Glenn, 4:30 4:30 Tennis vs. Andrews, 4:30 Golf at PTC (Wilshire), Track vs. Glenn, 5 4:30 Golf at Trinity, 4 Golf at PTC (Pine Baseball at NW Guil., 7 Baseball vs. W. Guilford, 7 Soccer vs. SE Guilford, 7 Softball at Parkland, 6 Knolls), 4 Soccer vs. W. Guilford, 7 Tennis at Ragsdale, 4:30 Lax (B) at SE Guilford, 6 Tennis vs. Ledford, 4:30 Tennis at E. Forsyth, 4:30 Golf at PTC (Wilshire), 4 Golf vs. SW Ran., 3:30 Lax (G) at Grimsley, 6 Lax (G) at G’boro Day, 5 Lax (B) at E. Guilford, 7 Lax (B) vs. W. Guil., 7:30 Tennis vs. Burlington Baseball vs. Caldwell, 4:30 Softball vs. Carolina Softball vs. WCDS, 4:30 Chr., 4 Friends, 4:30 Soccer at Wesleyan, 7 Golf at Westchester, 4 Tennis at Elon, 4 Golf at Elon, 4 Baseball vs. G’boro Day, 7 Baseball at G’boro Day, Soccer vs. Providence Softball vs. GDS, 4:30 4:30 Day, 5:30 Soccer vs. GDS, 7 Softball vs. Cannon, 4:30 Tennis vs. GDS, 4:30 Tennis vs. N. Raleigh, 4:30 Lax vs. GDS, 5 Golf at Forsyth Home, 4 Soccer at Calvary, 6:30 Tennis vs. O’Neal, 4 Baseball at Bishop, 4:30 Tennis at Elon, 4 Golf at Caldwell, 3 Golf at Forsyth Home, Track at Amer. Hebrew, 3:30 4:30 Golf vs. HPCA/Led/CD, 4 Soccer at S. Stokes, 6:30 Baseball at N. Surry, 7 Golf at S. Stokes, 4 Baseball vs. Westchester, Softball at N. Surry, 4:30 4:30 Golf at E. Surry, 4 Soccer at Surry C., 6:30 Tennis at W. Stokes, 4:30 Tennis vs. Mt. Airy, 4:30 Track at Surry C., 4 Lax vs. Reynolds, 7 Lax vs. Ragsdale, 7 Soccer vs. C. Davidson, 7 Baseball at W. Davidson, Softball vs. N. Davidson, 7 Tennis vs. Randleman, 4 Soccer at W. Davidson, 7 Track at Lexington, 4:30 Tennis at Thomasville, 4 7 Track at Davidson Co. Softball vs. W. Davidson, Tennis at C. Davidson, 4 Golf at CCC (LexingChamps., 4 7 Golf host CCC (Colonial), 4 ton), 4 Golf at PTC (Pine Knls), 4 Baseball at WS/FC tourney, Baseball at WS/FC tourney, Soccer at Atkins, 7 Baseball vs. Forsyth CD, at TBA TBA Tennis at HP Central, 4:30 Mt. Tabor, 5 Softball at WS/FC tourney, 7 Softball at WS/FC tourney, 7 Golf at PTC (Wilshire), 4 Softball vs. Tabor, at EF, 7 Soccer at WS/FC tourney, Track at WS/FC Meet, 5 Soccer vs. West, at Bolton, 7 Track at HP Central, 4:30 Golf at WS/FC Champ., 2

Thomasville

Wednesday

Soccer vs. Randleman, 6 Tennis vs. Trinity, 4:30 Golf at Wheatmore, 4

Soccer at SW Randolph, 6 Tennis at NE Guil., 4:30 Track host Davidson Co. meet, 4 Golf at S. Guilford, 4 Tennis at NW Guilford, 4:30 Golf at PTC (Pine Knolls), 4:30 Lax (G) vs. SE Guilford, 6 Soccer at Chatham C., 6:30 Track at Davidson Co. Champs., 4

Ledford

“It was clear as day that I needed to be here, that we needed to take this opportunity and to elevate our basketball program,” Herrion said. “We are here to elevate. I told Dr. Kopp it’s not to rebuild, but to continue to restore and build on and elevate the program to greater heights.”

(schedules subject to change by the schools)

Tennis at WS/FC tourney, 4

Ragsdale

I do: Rival prep coaches get engaged

tract. The financial terms weren’t immediately released. He replaces Donnie Jones, who left last month to become Central Florida’s coach. Herrion said he was impressed by Marshall president Stephen J. Kopp’s commitment and support for the university’s athletes.

Friday

Saturday

Baseball at Atkins, 5 Softball vs. Carver, 5

Track at NC A&T Freedom Games, 9 a.m.

Baseball at NW Guilford, Track at NC A&T Free7 dom Games, 9 a.m.

Baseball vs. Ragsdale, 7 Softball vs. SE Guilford, 7 Soccer vs. S. Alamance, 7 Lax (G) at NW Guilford, 6 Baseball vs. Krr-Vnc, 4:30 Baseball vs. Southlake, Softball at Frederica Acad. 1 (Ga.) tourney Softball at Frederica Soccer at Caldwell, 4:30 Acad. (Ga.) tourney Track at Amer. Hebrew, 4

Baseball vs. Metrolina, Track at Bishop, 10 6:30 a.m. Soccer at Salem, 4 Tennis at St. David’s, 3:30 Track host Villain Baseball at Surry C., 7 Softball vs. Surry C., 4:30 Relays, 10 a.m. Soccer vs. E. Surry, 6:30 Lax at W. Forsyth, 7 Baseball vs. Salisbury, 7 Softball at Salisbury, 4:30

Track at WS/FC Meet, 5

TBA

Softball vs. SW Randolph, Soccer at N. Davidson, 7 Baseball at S. Guilford, 7 7 Tennis vs. S. Guilford, 4:30 Softball at S. Guilford, 7 Soccer at N. Forsyth, 6 Golf vs. C. Davidson, 4 Track host MPC meet, 4:30 Baseball at SW Guilford, Track at NC A&T FreeBaseball at HP Central, 7 Baseball vs. Randleman, 7 Soccer vs. Parkland, 6 Softball at HP Central, 6 Lax (G) vs. N. Guilford, 7 Tennis vs. SW Guilford, 7 dom Games, 9 a.m. Softball at Parkland, 7 Soccer at HP Central, 7 4:30 Golf at PTC (Wilshire), 4:30 Lax (B) vs. NW Guilford, Lax (B) vs. Hickory, 7 Lax (B) at Bishop, 7 7:30 Lax (G) at W. Guilford, 6 Baseball vs. Albemarle, 7 Softball at Chatham C., 7 Track at Chatham C., 4:30 Baseball at N. Moore, 7 Softball vs. Albemarle, Soccer vs. Albemarle, 6:30 Softball at N. Moore, 6 4:30

Baseball vs. NE Guilford, Softball vs. Prov. Grove, 7 Soccer vs. E. Guilford, 7 7 Soccer vs. SW Randolph, Tennis at Ledford, 4:30 Softball vs. NE Guilford, 7 7 Tennis vs. N. Forsyth, 4:30 Tennis vs. Asheboro, 4:30 Golf at Trinity, 4 Track at Ledford, 4:30 Soccer vs. W. Davidson, 7 Baseball at Salisbury, 4:30 Soccer at Salisbury, 7 Track at Salisbury, 4:30 Tennis vs. E. Davidson, 4 Softball vs. Salisbury, 4:30 Tennis at W. Davidson, 4 Track at Davidson Co. Golf at CCC (LexingChamps., 4 ton), 4 Golf at CCC (Colonial), 4 Soccer at Wheatmore, 6 Baseball at Carver, 4:30 Baseball at Thomasville, 5 Soccer at Forbush, 6 Tennis at Andrews, 4:30 Softball at Wheatmore, 4 Soccer vs. Atkins, 6 Golf at PAC-6 (Carver), Golf at PAC-6 (Colonial), Tennis at Asheboro, 4 4:15 Track at Randleman, 4:30 4:15 Golf vs. SG/HPC, 4 Baseball at E. Montgom- Baseball at Andrews, 7 Soccer at Randleman, 6 Baseball at Carver, 7 ery, 7 Softball vs. E. MontgomSoftball vs. Trinity, 4:30 Tennis at Trinity, 4:30 Soccer vs. Trinity, 6 ery, 4:30 Track at Carver, 4:30 Tennis vs. Atkins, 4:30 Soccer vs. Lexington, 6 Golf host PAC-6, 4:15 Tennis vs. Lexington, 4:30

Baseball vs. Ledford, 7 Softball vs. Ledford, 7

Baseball vs. Lexington, 4:30 Softball at Lexington, 4:30 Baseball at Randleman, 7 Softball vs. Atkins, 5

Softball at Randleman, 4:30

SCOREBOARD 6D www.hpe.com SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE

BASEBALL

CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE

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Major Leagues

WHERE: Willow Creek

All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division

Toronto New York Tampa Bay Boston Baltimore

W 4 3 3 2 1

L 1 2 2 3 4

Pct .800 .600 .600 .400 .200

GB — 1 1 2 3

Minnesota Detroit Kansas City Cleveland Chicago

W 5 4 2 2 1

L 1 1 3 3 4

Pct .833 .800 .400 .400 .200

GB — 1 ⁄2 211⁄2 21⁄2 3 ⁄2

Oakland Texas Seattle Los Angeles

W 4 2 2 1

L 1 3 4 4

Pct .800 .400 .333 .200

GB — 21 2 ⁄2 3

Philadelphia Atlanta Florida New York Washington

W 3 2 2 2 2

L 1 2 2 3 3

Pct .750 .500 .500 .400 .400

St. Louis Pittsburgh Chicago Cincinnati Milwaukee Houston

W 4 2 2 2 2 0

L 1 2 3 3 3 4

Pct .800 .500 .400 .400 .400 .000

GB —1 1 ⁄2 2 2 2 31⁄2

San Francisco Arizona Colorado Los Angeles San Diego

W 4 3 2 2 1

L 0 1 2 2 3

Pct 1.000 .750 .500 .500 .250

GB — 1 2 2 3

WCGB — 1 11 2 ⁄2 3

L10 4-1 3-2 3-2 1-3 1-4

Str W-4 W-1 L-1 L-3 L-2

Home 0-0 0-0 3-2 1-2 0-2

Away 4-1 3-2 0-0 0-1 1-2

L10 5-1 4-1 2-2 2-3 1-4

Str W-5 W-3 W-1 L-2 L-4

Home 0-0 2-0 2-2 0-0 1-4

Away 5-1 2-1 0-0 2-3 0-0

L10 4-1 2-3 2-4 1-4

Str W-4 L-1 W-1 L-4

Home 3-1 2-3 0-0 1-4

Away 1-0 0-0 2-4 0-0

L10 3-1 2-2 2-2 2-3 2-3

Str W-1 L-2 L-1 L-1 W-1

Home 0-0 2-1 0-1 2-3 1-2

Away 3-1 0-1 2-1 0-0 1-1

L10 4-1 2-2 2-3 2-3 2-3 0-4

Str W-2 L-2 W-1 L-1 L-2 L-4

Home 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-3 2-3 0-4

Away 4-1 0-1 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0

L10 4-0 3-1 2-2 2-2 1-3

Str W-4 W-2 W-1 W-2 L-2

Home 1-0 3-1 1-0 0-0 0-0

Away 3-0 0-0 1-2 2-2 1-3

FORMAT: Best gross and best net

Central Division WCGB — —1 1 ⁄2 2 3

WINNERS: Chris Thomas, Charlie Rowe, Bob Erdin and Tony Bardelas (131); second place – Curtis Bischer, Jim Keeverm Steve Ford and Phillip Piersol (133); third place – Nick Nikouyeh, Orrin Magill, Parks Freeze, Terry Richter (134): 4th – Andy Swaim, Brian Casey, Bill Price and Joe Craycroft tied with Michael Kochekian, Tony Long, Brandon Blair, Steve Dula (135).

West Division WCGB — 21 2 ⁄2 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division GB — 1 11 1 ⁄2 11⁄2

WCGB — 1 11 11⁄2 1 ⁄2

Central Division WCGB — 11 11⁄2 11⁄2 1 ⁄2 3

West Division WCGB — — 1 1 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday’s Games

Bautist rf 4 Lind dh 5 V.Wells cf 3 Overay 1b 5 Encrnc 3b 4 AlGnzlz ss 4 Snider lf 2 JMolin c 3 Totals 34

Saturday’s Games

Detroit 4, Cleveland 2 Minnesota 2, Chicago White Sox 1 N.Y. Yankees 10, Tampa Bay 0 Seattle 4, Texas 3 Toronto 3, Baltimore 0 Boston 8, Kansas City 3 Oakland at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs 4, Cincinnati 3 Washington 4, N.Y. Mets 3 St. Louis 7, Milwaukee 1 Philadelphia at Houston, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Florida, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Arizona, 8:10 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 8:10 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco, 10:05 p.m.

Today’s Games

Today’s Games Chicago Cubs (Gorzelanny 0-0) at Cincinnati (Leake 0-0), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Haeger 0-0) at Florida (A.Sanchez 0-0), 1:10 p.m. Washington (L.Hernandez 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 1-0), 1:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 1-0) at Houston (Oswalt 0-1), 2:05 p.m. San Diego (Garland 0-1) at Colorado (Jimenez 1-0), 3:10 p.m. Atlanta (Kawakami 0-0) at San Francisco (Lincecum 1-0), 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (McCutchen 0-0) at Arizona (E.Jackson 0-1), 4:10 p.m. St. Louis (Carpenter 1-0) at Milwaukee (Wolf 1-0), 8:05 p.m.

Monday’s Games

Kansas City at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Texas at Cleveland, 3:05 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 4:10 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 6:40 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Toronto, 7:20 p.m.

Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 3:05 p.m. Houston at St. Louis, 4:15 p.m. Atlanta at San Diego, 6:35 p.m. Cincinnati at Florida, 7:10 p.m.

Yankees 10, Rays 0 ab Jeter ss 5 NJhnsn dh 4 Teixeir 1b 4 ARdrgz 3b 4 R.Pena pr 0 Cano 2b 5 Swisher rf 3 Winn rf 1 Grndrs cf 3 Gardnr lf 4 Cervelli c 3 Totals

r 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0

h 1 0 3 2 0 2 1 0 2 2 1

bi 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 2

36 10 14 10

New York Tampa Bay

000 000

220 000

r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

042 000

h bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0

— 10 — 0

DP—Tampa Bay 1. LOB—New York 8, Tampa Bay 4. 2B—Teixeira (1), Cervelli (1), Zobrist (3). HR—Cano (2). SB—Granderson (2), Gardner (3), Zobrist (1), Longoria (1). CS—A.Rodriguez (1). S—Cervelli. IP H R ER BB SO New York Sabathia W,1-0 721⁄3 1 0 0 2 5 D.Robertson 1 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 2 Tampa Bay W.Davis L,0-1 6 7 4 4 4 3 Balfour 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 Choate ⁄3 5 4 4 0 0 1 Wheeler ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Ekstrom 1 2 2 2 4 0 WP—Ekstrom. Balk—D.Robertson. Umpires—Home, Wally Bell; First, Laz Diaz; Second, Victor Carapazza; Third, James Hoye. T—3:20. A—29,892 (36,973).

Cubs 4, Reds 3

Chicago

ab Theriot ss 4 Fukdm rf 4 D.Lee 1b 3 ArRmr 3b 4 Byrd cf 3 ASorin lf 3 Colvin lf 0 Fontent 2b 2 JeBakr 2b 1 Soto c 3 K.Hill c 0 Zamrn p 2 Nady ph 1 Grabow p 0 Marml p 0 Totals 30 Chicago Cincinnati

Cincinnati

r 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

h 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

bi 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

Stubbs cf OCarer ss Votto 1b Phillips 2b Bruce rf JFrncs 3b Dickrsn lf Hanign c L.Nix ph Harang p Cairo ph Rhodes p Masset p Totals

000 210 010 012 000 000

ab 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 1 1 1 0 0

r 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

— —

Chicago

Minnesota Chicago

bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2

Pierre lf Bckhm 2b Quentin rf Konerk dh Kotsay 1b Vizquel pr Rios cf Przyns c AlRmrz ss Teahen 3b Totals

000 000

000 010

ab 3 4 3 4 4 0 4 4 3 2 31

200 000

r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 — —

h bi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 1 2 1

DP—Minnesota 1, Chicago 1. LOB—Minnesota 8, Chicago 6. 2B—Kubel (1), Rios (2), Pierzynski (1), Teahen (1). HR—Kubel (1). S—O.Hudson, Pierre. IP H R ER BB SO Minnesota S.Baker W,1-1 7 5 1 1 1 3 1 Mijares H,2 ⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Crain H,1 Rauch S,4-4 1 1 0 0 0 0 Chicago F.Garcia L,0-1 7 3 2 2 5 4 Williams 0 2 0 0 1 0 Linebrink 2 0 0 0 0 1 Williams pitched to 3 batters in the 8th. Umpires—Home, Jerry Crawford; First, Brian O’Nora; Second, Phil Cuzzi; Third, Chris Guccione. T—2:35. A—28,337 (40,615).

Tigers 4, Indians 2 Cleveland ab ACarer ss 4 GSizmr cf 3 Choo rf 2 Hafner dh 4 Peralta 3b 3 LaPort 1b 4 Grdzln 2b 4 Marson c 2 Valuen ph 1 Brantly lf 3 Totals 30 Cleveland Detroit

Detroit r 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

h 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

bi 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

000 202

AJcksn cf Damon lf Kelly lf Ordonz rf MiCarr 1b CGuilln dh Inge 3b Avila c SSizmr 2b Everett ss Totals 101 000

0

0

2

1 1 0 0

1 1 0 0

2 1 0 0

5 2 1 1

Totals

New York h 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0

bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0

JosRys ss Cora 2b DWrght 3b Bay lf Francr rf MthwsJ cf Igarash p Felicin p Castillo ph Barajs c Tatis 1b HBlanc c Catlntt ph Mejia p OPerez p Pagan cf 31 4 5 4 Totals

Washington New York

020 020

200 010

ab 4 4 3 4 4 2 0 0 1 1 3 2 1 0 2 2 33

000 000

r 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

h bi 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 8 3

— —

HBP—by Lannan (Jos.Reyes). WP—Igarashi, Feliciano. Umpires—Home, Derryl Cousins; First, Jim Joyce; Second, Marvin Hudson; Third, Jim Wolf. T—3:13. A—33,044 (41,800).

ab 5 2 0 3 3 2 3 1 3 4 26

000 00x

r 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 — —

h bi 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 4 2 4

DP—Cleveland 2. LOB—Cleveland 6, Detroit 9. HR—Ordonez (2). CS—Everett (1). SF— S.Sizemore. IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Talbot L,0-1 5 6 4 4 5 1 Sipp 1 0 0 0 1 1 J.Smith 1 0 0 0 3 1

ab bi Schmkr 2b 4 Mather ph 1 Motte p 0 FLopez ss 5 Pujols 1b 4 Hollidy lf 4 Rasms cf 3 Ludwck rf 4 YMolin c 4 Freese 3b 3 JGarci p 2 Boggs p 0 Stavinh ph 1 Ryan ss 0 Totals 35

1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 7

St. Louis Milwaukee

1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8

0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 7

040 000

ab r h Weeks 2b Gomez cf Braun lf Fielder 1b McGeh 3b Hart rf Zaun c AEscor ss Gallard p Gerut ph CVargs p Villanv p Counsll ph MParr p Totals 021 001

3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 31

000 000

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

— —

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1

E—Braun (1). LOB—St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 7. 2B—Schumaker (2), McGehee (1). HR—Rasmus (2), Y.Molina (2). IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis J.Garcia W,1-0 6 4 1 1 3 5 Boggs 2 0 0 0 1 1 Motte 1 0 0 0 0 1 Milwaukee Gallardo L,0-2 5 5 6 6 2 5 C.Vargas 1 1 1 1 1 1 Villanueva 1 0 0 0 0 2 M.Parra 2 2 0 0 0 1

Seattle Texas

Texas

r 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4

h 2 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 12

bi 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

100 000

ab Borbon cf 5 MYong 3b 4 Hamltn lf 2 Guerrr dh 4 N.Cruz rf 4 C.Davis 1b 3 J.Arias 2b 3 ABlanc 2b 1 Tegrdn c 2 DvMrp ph 1 Andrus ss 3 Totals 32 000 021

003 000

r 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3

h bi 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 2

— —

4 3

E—Figgins (1). DP—Seattle 1, Texas 1. LOB—Seattle 9, Texas 7. 2B—Ro.Johnson (1). 3B—Hamilton (1). HR—N.Cruz (4). S— J.Wilson, Andrus. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle F.Hernandez 7 7 3 2 1 5 M.Lowe W,1-1 1 0 0 0 2 0 Aardsma S,2-2 1 0 0 0 0 2 Texas Harrison 6 6 1 1 1 4 Nippert H,1 1 2 0 0 0 1 N.Feliz H,2 1 0 0 0 0 1 F.Francisco L,1-2 1⁄3 3 3 3 1 0 2 O’Day ⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 HBP—by F.Hernandez (Teagarden), by Harrison (M.Sweeney). WP—F.Hernandez, Harrison. Umpires—Home, Ed Rapuano; First, Todd Tichenor; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Lance Barksdale. T—2:53. A—26,861 (49,170).

Blue Jays 3, Orioles 0 Toronto

Baltimore

ab r h bi McCoy 2b 4 1 0 0 Lugo 2b

— —

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

HBP—by Eveland (C.Izturis), by Da.Hernandez (J.Molina). Umpires—Home, Joe West; First, Angel Hernandez; Second, Paul Schrieber; Third, Rob Drake. T—2:24. A—21,148 (48,290).

ab Ellsury cf-lf 5 Pedroia 2b 3 VMrtnz dh 5 Youkils 1b 5 J.Drew rf 4 Lowell 3b 4 Beltre 3b 0 Hermid lf 3 Camrn ph-cf1 Varitek c 4 Scutaro ss 3 Totals 37 Boston Kansas City

r 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 8

h 3 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 12

bi 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 8

Kansas City ab DeJess rf 4 Pdsdnk lf 4 Callasp 3b 4 BButler 1b 3 Ankiel cf 4 JGuilln dh 4 Kendall c 4 YBtncr ss 3 Aviles ph 1 Getz 2b 3 Totals

000 100

020 000

r 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

h bi 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

34 3 9 2 213 200

— —

8 3

DP—Boston 2, Kansas City 1. LOB—Boston 5, Kansas City 5. 2B—Ellsbury (3), Podsednik (1), Callaspo (1), Ankiel (3), J.Guillen (2). HR—Pedroia (2), Youkilis (1), Hermida (1), Varitek 2 (2). SB—Scutaro (1), Getz (3). SF—Pedroia. IP H R ER BB SO Boston Beckett W,1-0 7 9 3 3 1 4 Okajima H,2 1 0 0 0 0 0 R.Ramirez 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kansas City 2 Greinke L,0-1 6 ⁄3 8 4 4 0 5 D.Hughes 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 Mendoza ⁄3 3 3 3 0 0 2 Colon ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Greinke (Pedroia, Scutaro). Umpires—Home, Gary Darling; First, Bill Hohn; Second, Bruce Dreckman; Third, Mike Estabrook. T—2:47. A—37,505 (37,840).

South Atlantic League All Times EDT Northern Division

Lakewood (Phillies) Delmarva (Orioles) Hagerstown (Nationals) Hickory (Rangers) Greensboro (Marlins) Kannapolis (White Sox) West Virginia (Pirates)

W 2 1 1 1 0 0 0

L 0 1 1 1 2 2 3

Pct. 1.000 .500 .500 .500 .000 .000 .000

GB — 1 1 1 2 21 2 ⁄2

Pct. 1.000 1.000 1.000 .500 .500 .500 .000

GB - 1⁄2 — — 1 1 1 2

Southern Division Savannah (Mets) Augusta (Giants) Rome (Braves) Charleston (Yankees) Greenville (Red Sox) Lexington (Astros) Asheville (Rockies)

W 3 2 2 1 1 1 0

L 0 0 0 1 1 1 2

Saturday’s Games Savannah 4, West Virginia 0 Hickory at Hagerstown, 6:35 p.m. Augusta at Greensboro, 7 p.m. Delmarva at Greenville, 7 p.m. Lakewood at Asheville, 7:05 p.m. Lexington at Charleston, 7:05 p.m. Rome at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

W 2 1 1 1

L 0 1 1 1

Pct. 1.000 .500 .000 .000

GB — 1 2 2

Pct. 1.000 .500 .500 .500

GB — 1 1 1

Saturday’s Games Lynchburg 4, Frederick 3, 1st game Salem at Potomac, 6:35 p.m. Winston-Salem at Kinston, 7 p.m. Wilmington at Myrtle Beach, 7:05 p.m. Frederick at Lynchburg, 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

Today’s Games Salem at Potomac, 1:05 p.m. Winston-Salem at Kinston, 2 p.m. Frederick at Lynchburg, 2:05 p.m.

College scores EAST

Montclair St. 2-6, Rutgers-Camden 1-5 Rider 6-5, Manhattan 3-14 Rowan 6-7, William Paterson 3-1 S. Connecticut 7-13, Bentley 4-0

ab r h bi 3 0 2 0

Asbury 14-3, Berea 6-5 Bellarmine 5-8, Missouri S&T 2-6 Birmingham-Southern 7-13, Rhodes 6-11 Campbellsville 6, St. Catherine 2, Game 1 Coastal Carolina 14, High Point 4 Cumberland, Tenn. 7-14, Trevecca Nazarene 3-0 Cumberlands 11-14, WVU Tech 3-1 Freed-Hardeman 7, Bethel, Tenn. 6, Game 1 E. Kentucky 10-8, Austin Peay 1-4 E. Mennonite 9-11, Emory & Henry 1-2 East Carolina 20, Memphis 9 Freed-Hardeman 7-3, Bethel, Tenn. 6-4 Hampden-Sydney 6-9, Roanoke 2-1 Lee 17-2, Talladega 8-0 Lewis 3-4, Kentucky Wesleyan 1-3 Lincoln Memorial 7-13, Newberry 6-2 Lindsey Wilson 8-7, Pikeville 7-3 Lipscomb 6, Kennesaw St. 0, Game 1 Martin Methodist 4-2, Mid-Continent 3-3 Milligan 3, Bryan 2, Game 1 N. Kentucky 11-6, Wis.-Parkside 7-1 Oglethorpe 7-11, Centre 5-9 Tennessee 12, Florida 4 Thomas More 15-22, Thiel 6-1 Union, Ky. 14-15, Va. Intermont 4-3 Union, Tenn. 7-12, Lyon 1-3 Vanderbilt 8, South Carolina 2 W. Kentucky 12, South Alabama 4

BASKETBALL

NBA

All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division y-Boston Toronto New York Philadelphia New Jersey

W 49 38 28 26 12

L 30 41 51 53 68

Pct .620 .481 .354 .329 .150

GB — 11 21 231 37 ⁄2

Southeast Division W

L

Pct

—1 5 ⁄2 121 13 ⁄2 311⁄2

Pct .763 .570 .481 .400 .325

GB — 1511⁄2 22 ⁄2 29 35

Central Division W 61 45 38 32 26

z-Cleveland x-Milwaukee Chicago Indiana Detroit

L 19 34 41 48 54

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W 52 48 41 40 35

y-Dallas x-San Antonio Houston Memphis New Orleans

L 27 31 38 39 45

Pct .658 .608 .519 .506 .438

GB — 4 11 121 17 ⁄2

Northwest Division x-Denver x-Utah x-Oklahoma City x-Portland Minnesota

W 52 52 49 48 15

L 27 28 30 31 64

Pct .658 .650 .620 .608 .190

GB — 1 ⁄2 3 4 37

Pct .709 .646 .342 .316 .308

GB — 5 29 311 31 ⁄2

Pacific Division W 56 51 27 25 24

z-L.A. Lakers x-Phoenix L.A. Clippers Sacramento Golden State

L 23 28 52 54 54

GB

12:50 a.m. — Steve Flesch, Adam Scott 1 p.m. — Kenny Perry, Angel Cabrera 1:10 p.m. — Nick Watney, Sean O’Hair 1:20 p.m. — Heath Slocum, David Toms 1:30 p.m. — Trevor Immelman, Geoff Ogilvy 1:40 p.m. — Bill Haas, Tom Watson 1:50 p.m. — Jerry Kelly, Steve Marino 2 p.m. — Y.E. Yang, Anthony Kim 2:10 p.m. — Ricky Barnes, Ian Poulter 2:20 p.m. — Fred Couples, Hunter Mahan 2:30 p.m. — Tiger Woods, K.J. Choi 2:40 p.m. — Lee Westwood, Phil Mickelson

HOCKEY

NHL

All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP x-New Jersey80 x-Pittsburgh 80 Philadelphia 81 N.Y. Rangers81 N.Y. Islanders80

Friday’s Games

GP 80 81 81 81 81

W 44 44 38 39 29

L 26 31 30 33 38

OT 10 6 13 9 14

Pts GF GA 98 229 203 94 223 233 89 202 197 87 214 219 72 210 264

GP W L OT Pts GF GA z-Washington81 54 15 12 120 315 229 Atlanta 81 34 34 13 81 233 256 Carolina 82 35 37 10 80 230 256 Florida 80 32 36 12 76 204 237 Tampa Bay 80 32 36 12 76 210 256 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Chicago 81 52 22 7 111 269 206 x-Detroit 81 43 24 14 100 226 214 x-Nashville 81 46 29 6 98 223 224 St. Louis 81 40 32 9 89 224 221 Columbus 82 32 35 15 79 216 259

Saturday’s Games

Northwest Division

Charlotte 99, Detroit 95 Indiana 115, New Jersey 102 Atlanta 105, Washington 95 Philadelphia at Memphis,late Boston at Milwaukee, late San Antonio at Denver, late Dallas at Sacramento, late Golden State at L.A. Clippers, late

GP y-Vancouver 81 x-Colorado 81 Calgary 81 Minnesota 81 Edmonton 81

W 48 43 40 38 27

L OT Pts GF GA 28 5 101 265 219 30 8 94 243 231 31 10 90 201 203 36 7 83 216 242 46 8 62 212 277

Pacific Division

Today’s Games

GP W y-San Jose 81 50 x-Phoenix 81 50 x-Los Angeles81 45 Anaheim 81 38 Dallas 81 36

Orlando at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Portland at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 p.m. Chicago at Toronto, 6 p.m. Miami at New York, 6 p.m. Minnesota at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Golden State, 9 p.m. Houston at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

L 20 25 27 32 31

OT Pts GF GA 11 111 261 213 6 106 223 199 9 99 239 218 11 87 231 249 14 86 233 251

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference

Monday’s Games Orlando at Indiana, 7 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Washington at New York, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Minnesota at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Memphis at Denver, 9 p.m. Houston at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 10 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Friday’s Games Detroit 1, Columbus 0, SO N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 3 Washington 5, Atlanta 2 St. Louis 6, Anaheim 3 Chicago 5, Colorado 2

Bobcats 99, Pistons 95

Prince 3-9 1-2 8, Jerebko 3-5 0-0 8, B.Wallace 3-6 0-0 6, Bynum 4-12 4-5 12, Gordon 7-20 7-8 21, Maxiell 6-6 2-7 14, Daye 3-7 2-2 9, Summers 0-1 0-0 0, Villanueva 5-10 1-2 12, Atkins 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 36-79 17-26 95. CHARLOTTE (99) G.Wallace 5-9 4-6 14, Diaw 3-6 2-2 8, Ratliff 4-6 0-0 8, Augustin 6-12 0-0 13, Jackson 4-11 5-6 14, Chandler 1-1 9-10 11, Hughes 6-10 22 18, D.Brown 1-4 0-0 2, Graham 5-6 0-0 11. Totals 35-65 22-26 99. Detroit 20 23 26 26 — 95 Charlotte 19 31 24 25 — 99

At Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga. Purse: TBA Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 (36-36) Third Round (a-amateur) 204 205 208 208 209 210 210 210 211 211 213 213 213 214 214 215 215 215 215 215 215 216 216 216 216 217 217 217 218 218 219 219 219 219 219 219 219 220 220 220 220 220 220 221 222 225 227 227

Masters tee times Sunday All Times EDT At Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga. a-amateur 10:40 a.m. — Chad Campbell, Nathan Green 10:50 a.m. — Jason Dufner, Robert Allenby 11 a.m. — Robert Karlsson, Retief Goosen 11:10 a.m. — Sergio Garcia, Zach Johnson 11:20 a.m. — Steve Stricker, Ben Crane 11:30 a.m. — Dustin Johnson, a-Matteo Manassero 11:40 a.m. — Ernie Els, Mike Weir 11:50 a.m. — Scott Verplank, Francesco Molinari Noon — Yuta Ikeda, Miguel Angel Jimenez 12:10 p.m. — Lucas Glover, Ryan Moore 12:20 p.m. — Charl Schwartzel, Matt Kuchar 12:30 p.m. — Soren Kjeldsen, Camilo Villegas

Edmonton 4, Los Angeles 3, SO Boston 4, Carolina 2 Toronto at Montreal, late Buffalo at Ottawa, late N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, late Pittsburgh at Atlanta, late Florida at Tampa Bay, late St. Louis at Nashville, late. Dallas at Minnesota,late Calgary at Vancouver,late. Phoenix at San Jose, late

Today’s Games Boston at Washington, 12 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 3 p.m. Los Angeles at Colorado, 3 p.m. Buffalo at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 5 p.m. Tampa Bay at Florida, 5 p.m. Edmonton at Anaheim, 8 p.m.

Bruins 4, Hurricanes 2

Carolina Boston

0 0

2 3

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10. (6) Joey Logano, Toyota, 200, 119.1, 139, $18,475. 11. (21) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 200, 86.3, 130, $17,225. 12. (13) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 200, 97.5, 127, $22,893. 13. (7) Justin Allgaier, Dodge, 200, 101.8, 124, $22,318. 14. (18) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 200, 78.6, 121, $22,343. 15. (31) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 200, 80.5, 118, $22,543. 16. (17) Brian Scott, Toyota, 200, 76.1, 115, $21,493. 17. (16) Kelly Bires, Chevrolet, 200, 83.9, 112, $21,293. 18. (11) Michael McDowell, Dodge, 200, 65.7, 109, $21,093. 19. (22) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 200, 76, 106, $20,918. 20. (23) Brian Keselowski, Dodge, 199, 55.3, 103, $22,118. 21. (40) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet, 199, 56.1, 100, $20,668. 22. (35) Jason Keller, Chevrolet, 198, 56, 97, $14,075. 23. (38) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 198, 53.2, 94, $20,818. 24. (36) Josh Wise, Ford, 198, 41, 91, $20,343. 25. (29) Jason Bowles, Ford, 198, 47.6, 88, $20,668. 26. (15) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 197, 54.7, 85, $20,143. 27. (42) Eric McClure, Ford, 197, 36.4, 82, $20,043. 28. (27) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 197, 53.9, 79, $20,393. 29. (41) Victor Gonzalez Jr., Ford, 195, 32, 76, $19,943. 30. (12) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 194, 81, 73, $20,193. 31. (19) Casey Mears, Toyota, 180, 75.9, 70, $19,838. 32. (24) Trevor Bayne, Toyota, 176, 58.9, 67, $19,778. 33. (33) Michael Annett, Toyota, 160, 36.4, 64, $19,743. 34. (8) Colin Braun, Ford, accident, 137, 62, 61, $13,240. 35. (26) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, accident, 136, 59.3, 58, $19,678. 36. (43) John Borneman III, Ford, accident, 134, 36.2, 55, $13,175. 37. (25) Derrike Cope, Dodge, accident, 134, 39.4, 52, $13,140. 38. (39) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, accident, 127, 52.6, 49, $19,553. 39. (30) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, brakes, 56, 41.2, 46, $13,045. 40. (34) Kevin Lepage, Chevrolet, vibration, 36, 34.7, 43, $12,995. 41. (28) David Gilliland, Chevrolet, brakes, 19, 42, 40, $12,940. 42. (37) Danny O’Quinn Jr., Chevrolet, brakes, 18, 31.4, 37, $12,895. 43. (32) Dennis Setzer, Dodge, oil pump, 9, 27.3, 34, $12,843.

Race Statistics

Saturday’s Games

DETROIT (95)

67-69-68— 67-71-67— 67-71-70— 68-70-70— 66-75-68— 71-71-68— 68-70-72— 68-68-74— 67-72-72— 68-70-73— 72-74-67— 71-73-69— 72-72-71— 67-74-73— 69-73-72— 74-72-69— 72-73-70— 69-75-71— 68-76-71— 72-71-72— 72-71-72— 73-74-69— 75-71-70— 69-75-72— 70-71-75— 74-72-71— 69-76-72— 70-73-74— 76-71-71— 72-73-73— 70-77-72— 72-75-72— 73-73-73— 70-74-75— 71-73-75— 71-72-76— 71-72-76— 71-76-73— 73-73-74— 71-75-74— 74-70-76— 70-74-76— 71-72-77— 74-71-76— 75-72-75— 72-75-78— 79-68-80— 72-75-80—

L OT Pts GF GA 27 7 99 213 189 27 7 99 251 231 35 6 86 234 224 33 10 86 221 216 36 10 78 216 251

Southeast Division

Milwaukee 95, Philadelphia 90 Orlando 118, New York 103 Atlanta 107, Toronto 101 Washington 106, Boston 96 Indiana 116, Cleveland 113 Detroit 106, Miami 99 L.A. Lakers 97, Minnesota 88 Utah 114, New Orleans 103 Oklahoma City 96, Phoenix 91 New Jersey 127, Chicago 116,2OT Houston 97, Charlotte 90 Memphis 107, San Antonio 99 Dallas 83, Portland 77

Lee Westwood Phil Mickelson K.J. Choi Tiger Woods Fred Couples Hunter Mahan Ricky Barnes Ian Poulter Y.E. Yang Anthony Kim Jerry Kelly Steve Marino Bill Haas Tom Watson Trevor Immelman Geoff Ogilvy Heath Slocum David Toms Nick Watney Sean O’Hair Kenny Perry Angel Cabrera Steve Flesch Adam Scott Soren Kjeldsen Camilo Villegas Charl Schwartzel Matt Kuchar Lucas Glover Ryan Moore Yuta Ikeda Miguel Angel Jimenez Scott Verplank Francesco Molinari Ernie Els Mike Weir Dustin Johnson a-Matteo Manassero Steve Stricker Ben Crane Sergio Garcia Zach Johsnon Robert Karlsson Retief Goosen Jason Dufner Robert Allenby Chad Campbell Nathan Green

W 46 46 40 38 34

Northeast Division y-Buffalo x-Ottawa x-Boston Montreal Toronto

Masters

Southern Division Myrtle Beach (Braves) Kinston (Indians) Salem (Red Sox) Wn-Salem (White Sox)

.709 .638 .557 .538 .313

All Times EDT Northern Division L 0 1 2 2

23 29 35 37 55

GOLF

Carolina League W 2 1 0 0

56 51 44 43 25

3-Point Goals—Detroit 6-21 (Jerebko 2-2, Prince 1-1, Atkins 1-2, Villanueva 1-3, Daye 1-3, Summers 0-1, Bynum 0-3, Gordon 0-6), Charlotte 7-15 (Hughes 4-6, Graham 1-1, Augustin 1-4, Jackson 1-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Detroit 43 (B.Wallace 10), Charlotte 43 (Jackson, Ratliff 6). Assists—Detroit 26 (Gordon 7), Charlotte 27 (Augustin 9). Total Fouls—Detroit 23, Charlotte 22. A—19,328 (19,077).

Lakewood at Asheville, 2:05 p.m. Hickory at Hagerstown, 2:05 p.m. West Virginia at Savannah, 2:05 p.m. Delmarva at Greenville, 4 p.m. Augusta at Greensboro, 4 p.m. Lexington at Charleston, 5:05 p.m. Rome at Kannapolis, 5:05 p.m.

Lynchburg (Reds) Potomac (Nationals) Frederick (Orioles) Wilmington (Royals)

y-Orlando x-Atlanta x-Miami x-Charlotte Washington

x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference

SOUTH

Mariners 4, Rangers 3

ab ISuzuki rf 5 Figgins 2b 4 GrffyJr ph 1 Tuiassp-2b 0 FGtrrz cf 5 JoLopz 3b 5 Bradly lf 4 MSwny dh 3 Ktchm 1b 3 RJhnsn c 3 JWilson ss 3 Totals 36

001 000

0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 6

DP—Toronto 2, Baltimore 2. LOB—Toronto 11, Baltimore 7. 2B—Lind 2 (2), Encarnacion (1), Ale.Gonzalez 2 (3), J.Molina (1), Reimold (1). CS—Bautista (1), C.Izturis (1). IP H R ER BB SO Toronto Eveland W,1-0 71⁄3 5 0 0 2 2 2 Downs H,2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Frasor S,3-4 1 1 0 0 1 1 Baltimore Da.Hernandez L,0-1 6 6 2 2 4 5 Berken 221⁄3 2 1 1 1 0 Ohman ⁄3 1 0 0 1 0

WP—M.Parra. Umpires—Home, Larry Vanover; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Jeff Nelson; Third, Jeff Kellogg. T—2:41. A—42,039 (41,900).

Seattle

101 000

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sunday’s Games

Milwaukee r h bi

AdJons cf 4 Markks rf 2 MTejad 3b 4 Atkins dh 4 Wieters c 4 Reimld lf 4 Wggntn 1b 3 CIzturs ss 2 Totals 30

000 000

4 3

E—Dunn (1), Desmond (3), Jos.Reyes (1), D.Wright (2). DP—Washington 1, New York 3. LOB—Washington 6, New York 12. 2B—Francoeur (3). 3B—Taveras (1). S—Cora, Tatis. SF—H.Blanco. IP H R ER BB SO Washington Lannan W,1-1 5 6 3 3 3 2 Clippard H,1 3 1 0 0 0 7 Capps S,2-2 1 1 0 0 2 1 New York O.Perez L,0-1 521⁄3 4 4 4 4 6 Igarashi 1 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 Feliciano 1 0 0 0 2 1 Mejia 1 0 0 0 0 0

St. Louis

Twins 2, White Sox 1 h 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5

0

1 2 0 0

Cardinals 7, Brewers 1

4 3

WP—Zambrano, Harang. Umpires—Home, Dana DeMuth; First, Kerwin Danley; Second, C.B. Bucknor; Third, Doug Eddings. T—2:32. A—27,235 (42,319).

r 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2

0

Nationals 4, Mets 3 r 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3

Red Sox 8, Royals 3

Sipp pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP—by Sipp (Avila), by Ni (G.Sizemore, Choo). WP—Bonderman, Thomas. Umpires—Home, Angel Campos; First, Brian Gorman; Second, Tony Randazzo; Third, Paul Nauert. T—3:01. A—35,332 (41,255).

Washington ab Morgan cf 5 CGzmn 2b 4 Zmrmn 3b 3 WHarrs 3b-lf1 Dunn 1b 3 AKndy pr-1b0 Wlngh lf 3 AlGnzlz 3b 0 Dsmnd ss 2 IRdrgz c 2 Tavers rf 4 Lannan p 2 Clipprd p 1 Morse ph 1 Capps p 0

0 2 0 1 2 2 0 2 9

Boston

32 3 7 3

E—Zambrano (2). DP—Chicago 1. LOB— Chicago 0, Cincinnati 5. 2B—Dickerson (1). HR—Fukudome (1), A.Soriano (1), Je.Baker (1), Phillips (1). CS—D.Lee (1), Votto (1). S—Harang. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Zambrano W,1-1 7 6 3 3 2 9 Grabow H,1 1 1 0 0 0 1 Marmol S,2-2 1 0 0 0 0 3 Cincinnati Harang 7 4 3 3 0 7 Rhodes L,0-1 1 1 1 1 0 0 Masset 1 0 0 0 1 1

Minnesota ab Span cf 4 OHudsn 2b 3 Mauer c 2 Mornea 1b 3 Cuddyr rf 4 Thome dh 2 Casilla pr-dh1 Kubel lf 3 Hardy ss 4 Punto 3b 4 Totals 30

J.Lewis 1 Detroit Bonderman W,1-0 5 Thomas H,1 2 2 Ni H,1 ⁄3 Perry S,1-1 11⁄3

0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3

Toronto Baltimore

Cleveland (Westbrook 0-1) at Detroit (Verlander 0-0), 1:05 p.m. Toronto (Marcum 0-0) at Baltimore (Millwood 0-0), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 0-0) at Tampa Bay (J.Shields 0-0), 1:40 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 1-0), 2:05 p.m. Boston (Buchholz 0-0) at Kansas City (Meche 0-0), 2:10 p.m. Seattle (Snell 0-0) at Texas (Feldman 0-0), 3:05 p.m. Oakland (Braden 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Saunders 0-1), 3:35 p.m.

Monday’s Games

OF NOTE: Close to the hole winners: Brandon Blair (No. 8), Bubba Watson (No. 8), Terry Richter (No. 11) and Mike Goodes (No. 16).

Q. What was Wade Boggs’ career batting average when he retired?

Colorado 7, San Diego 0 San Francisco 5, Atlanta 4, 13 innings Cincinnati 5, Chicago Cubs 4 L.A. Dodgers 7, Florida 3 N.Y. Mets 8, Washington 2 Philadelphia 8, Houston 0 St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 4 Arizona 9, Pittsburgh 1

Saturday’s Games

Tampa Bay ab Bartlett ss 3 Brignc ph 1 Crwfrd lf 2 SRdrgz ph 1 Zobrist 2b 4 Longori 3b 2 Navarr ph 1 BUpton cf 3 WAyar 1b 3 Burrell dh 3 Shppch c 3 Kapler rf 3 Totals 29

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NATIONAL LEAGUE Friday’s Games

Detroit 5, Cleveland 2 Toronto 7, Baltimore 6 Tampa Bay 9, N.Y. Yankees 3 Texas 6, Seattle 2 Kansas City 4, Boston 3 Minnesota 4, Chicago White Sox 3, 11 innings Oakland 10, L.A. Angels 4

New York

TRIVIA QUESTION

2 4

First Period—None. Penalties—Bowman, Car (slashing), 1:39; LaRose, Car (tripping), 6:16; McQuaid, Bos (hooking), 8:51; Hunwick, Bos (hooking), 19:42. Second Period—1, Boston, Paille 10 (Chara, J.Boychuk), :32 (sh). 2, Boston, Wheeler 18 (Krejci), 1:21 (sh). 3, Boston, Begin 5 (Wideman, Paille), 1:36 (sh). 4, Carolina, Cole 11 (Dwyer, LaRose), 14:30. 5, Carolina, Dwyer 7 (Samson, Rodney), 17:06. Penalties—Lucic, Bos (tripping), 12:18; Staal, Car (slashing), 17:20. Third Period—6, Boston, Lucic 9, 19:00 (en). Penalties—Samson, Car (high-sticking), 2:55; Carson, Car (delay of game), 4:59; Hunwick, Bos (holding stick), 11:14. Shots on Goal—Carolina 14-13-8—35. Boston 18-18-6—42. Power-play opportunities—Carolina 0 of 4; Boston 0 of 5. Goalies—Carolina, Ward 18-23-5 (41 shots-38 saves). Boston, Rask 22-12-5 (35-33). A—17,565 (17,565). T—2:17. Referees—Marc Joannette, Chris Lee. Linesmen—Pierre Champoux, Michel Cormier.

MOTORSPORTS

IRL

Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Lineup After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday At Barber Motorsports Park Birmingham, Ala. Lap length: 2.38 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (12) Will Power, 118.057 mph. 2. (24) Mike Conway, 117.197. 3. (3) Helio Castroneves, 117.186. 4. (26) Marco Andretti, 116.505. 5. (9) Scott Dixon, 116.038. 6. (5) Takuma Sato, 115.904. 7. (10) Dario Franchitti, 117.229. 8. (11) Tony Kanaan, 117.131. 9. (6) Ryan Briscoe, 117.015. 10. (8) E.J. Viso, 116.989. 11. (22) Justin Wilson, 116.989. 12. (32) Mario Moraes, 115.769. 13. (78) Simona de Silvestro, 116.577. 14. (37) Ryan Hunter-Reay, 117.04. 15. (67) Graham Rahal, 116.375. 16. (19) Alex Lloyd, 116.698. 17. (06) Hideki Mutoh, 116.153. 18. (2) Raphael Matos, 116.537. 19. (7) Danica Patrick, 115.749. 20. (14) Vitor Meira, 116.399. 21. (77) Alex Tagliani, 115.696. 22. (34) Mario Romancini, 115.639. 23. (4) Dan Wheldon, 115.627. 24. (18) Milka Duno, 110.191. 25. (36) Bertrand Baguette, 115.032. All cars Dallara chassis, Honda engine.

Late Friday night NASCAR Nationwide

-Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 At Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Ariz. Lap length: 1 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 200 laps, 140.8 rating, 195 points, $71,075. 2. (10) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 200, 116.9, 170, $53,775. 3. (3) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 200, 132.3, 170, $36,600. 4. (20) Brendan Gaughan, Toyota, 200, 97.2, 160, $38,118. 5. (4) Greg Biffle, Ford, 200, 104.1, 155, $30,150. 6. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 200, 113.4, 150, $25,925. 7. (5) Paul Menard, Ford, 200, 100.9, 146, $21,385. 8. (9) Scott Lagasse Jr., Ford, 200, 86, 142, $27,113. 9. (14) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200, 79.9, 138, $21,975.

Average Speed of Race Winner: 93.872 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 7 minutes, 50 seconds. Margin of Victory: 1.550 seconds. Caution Flags: 7 for 37 laps. Lead Changes: 7 among 3 drivers. Lap Leaders: K.Busch 1-17; Bra.Keselowski 18-32; K.Busch 33-136; Bra.Keselowski 137-179; J.Logano 180-194; Bra.Keselowski 195; K.Busch 196-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Busch, 3 times for 126 laps; Bra. Keselowski, 3 times for 59 laps; J.Logano, 1 time for 15 laps. Top 10 in Points: 1. Bra.Keselowski, 974; 2. C.Edwards, 970; 3. K.Busch, 959; 4. K.Harvick, 929; 5. J.Allgaier, 923; 6. P.Menard, 804; 7. J.Logano, 728; 8. G.Biffle, 718; 9. M.Wallace, 664; 10. S.Lagasse Jr., 663. ——— NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

TENNIS

U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships Saturday At River Oaks Country Club Houston Purse: $607,200 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals

Sam Querrey (3), United States, def. Wayne Odesnik, United States, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 7-5. Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentina, def. Horacio Zeballos (6), Argentina, 7-5, 6-2.

WTA at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Saturday At Sawgrass Country Club Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Green Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals

Olga Govortsova, Belarus, def. Dominika Cibulkova (3), Slovakia, 6-4, 7-5. Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, def. Elena Vesnina (4), Russia, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4.

WTA at Marbella, Spain Saturday At Club de Tenis Puente Romano Marbella, Spain Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals

Carla Suarez Navarro (8), Spain, def. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (5), Spain, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. Flavia Pennetta (2), Italy, def. Sara Errani, Italy, 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles Semifinals Maria Kondratieva, Russia, and Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, def. Marta Domachowska and Alicja Rosolska, Poland, 6-3, 6-4. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (3), Italy, def. Virginia Ruano Pascual, Spain, and Meghann Shaughnessy (2), United States, 6-4, 7-5.

ATP at Morocco

Saturday At Complexe Sportif al Amal Casablanca, Morocco Purse: $537,400 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Stanislas Wawrinka (1), Switzerland, def. Potito Starace, Italy, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. Victor Hanescu (3), Romania, def. Florent Serra (8), France, 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles Championship Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (3), Romania, def. Rohan Bopanna, India, and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, 6-2, 3-6, 107 tiebreak.

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Randleman Lake proves a worthy fishing hole

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t seemed like it would never happen, but Randleman Lake opened the first of March. I first became aware of the project in news reports as the Randleman Dam. The project was to build a dam across Deep River and create another water resource for Greensboro. In recent weeks, I’ve driven over the lake and even mentioned that, in a few years when SPORTS the fishing stock has had time to Dick develop, it’ll be a Jones nice lake to fish. I’ll ■■■ admit, I’m no biologist and I haven’t investigated the stocking program at Randleman Lake. So, like many other times in my life, I was wrong. Randleman Lake won’t require five or 10 years to become a great fishing lake because it’s a great fishing lake right now. This week, Jeremy Yoemans, of High Point Auto Salvage, was told by customers coming in the shop how good the fishing was. Keith and Wesley Parsley joined Jeremy and headed for the lake last Wednesday. When they got to the lake at 11:30 in the morning, they had to wait an hour and 45 minutes to launch, because there’s a limit of 100 boats on the lake at any given time. When the lake is full, you don’t get to launch until the next guy loads. You’d think the wait would be pretty unpopular but the fishing was so good, Jeremy didn’t complain. In fact, I’d say the fishing was downright spectacular. The three anglers caught 15 bass in less than two hours, with the best fish going five pounds and a couple more going four. “This is breakout time for bass right now,” Jerry Royals, a marina employee at Randleman Lake’s PTRWA boat ramp said. “Anglers are lined up at the gate every morning and we’ve run over a hundred boats a day since the weather got nice.” Royals said. “Anglers have been catching their limits and more.” Royals said. “The bass length limit is 14” with a creel limit of five. Most of our fishermen are catch and release fishermen who know keeping the fish in the lake is the way to keep the fishing hot. We get a lot of first class bass anglers and very few fish are being taken out. So far, the biggest confirmed fish was 10 pounds, seven ounces with an 11-pounder reported weighed on a spring scale, but he flipped back into the lake when the angler tried to put him into the live well to show him off,” Royals chuckled. Royals said most anglers are tight lipped about what’s working best for them but the rumor I hear is a black and silver spinner bait is a good place to start. The Yoemans and Parsley party put silver and black medium running Rattletraps to good use. “We were throwing close along the bank,” Parsley said. “The fish were right next to the bank, close to cover. The water was pretty murky and we were finding the fish at mid-depth. There’s a lot of cover on the bottom and along that cover is where the fish were. Yoemans added: “We would just toss in along the tops of bushes showing above the water and the fish would hit. It really didn’t seem like there were a hundred boats on the lake. It wasn’t really crowded at all. We fished the Muddy Creek side and the water was murky, so as it clears up, you might consider more muted colors.” Royals reports good catches from both sides of the lake. “It’s just a matter of finding them,” he said. “The lake was stocked a little over three years ago with largemouth and channel cats. There’s a healthy shad population from the river, though we didn’t stock them.” Randleman Lake is open Wednesday through Sunday from 7 a.m to 7 p.m. during April and will go to 6 a.m to 8:00 p.m. for most of the summer beginning in May. Fishing is $15 a day with

FISH GREEN AT SOUTHWEST PARK ON RANDLEMAN LAKE

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Since there’s no motorized boat traffic above Highway 62, Randleman Lake represents a great opportunity for kayak and canoe fishermen. Only paddled and electric powered boats are allowed upstream of Highway 62. This means the fishing there should be hot even when the pressure slows the bite down on the lower lake. This week, I talked to Berry Bynum, the park manager at Southwest Park, and he reported several eight pound bass have been landed in the no gas motor area and there was a report of a ten pound fish. In addition to being able to launch your Jon boat, canoe, or kayak, you can also rent them. The boats available for rent include, canoes, kayaks, and ten and fourteen foot Jon boats with trolling motors and batteries available. Prices start at $8.00 for a kayak to $35.00 for a 14 foot Jon boat with a trolling motor and battery. Launch fees for your own boat are $6.00 for Jon boats and $4.00 for canoes and kayaks. Bynum reminded me that Southwest Guilford Park is a complete park with picnic shelters, 2 ball fields, 3 playgrounds, and 2.6 miles of hiking and biking trails. For more info on the park go to; randlemanlake.com and southwestpark.info – DICK JONES

a speed limit of 25 mph with no gas motorized boat traffic above highway 62.

SECOND AMENDMENT APPRECIATION DAY Piedmont Handgunners Association is hosting a Second Amendment Appreciation Day Saturday, April 17 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the PHA range at 10346 Hwy 150 South in Linwood. The club is a full service, non-profit gun club with ranges almost every shooting application. There’s a five stand shotgun range with four traps, a 50 and 100 yard rifle and pistol range, and a 100 and 200 yard rifle range with shooting benches and covered firing points. There are five pistol bays with steel targets and plate machines. The range is open for members from sunup to sundown, seven days a week. This open house is an opportunity for non-members to see the facilities and use the ranges. I’ll be there with a Caldwell Lead Sled, helping anyone who needs to sight in or check a rifle in exchange for a donation to the Wounded Warriors Project. Cherie will be there with some Charter Arms revolvers that you can check out and shoot. There will also be a demonstration of the FLIR Scout, the first affordable, infrared imaging system that has all kinds of uses for outdoorsmen. There’ll be a barbeque chicken lunch for everyone with donations for lunch going to Hunters Helping Kids and The Young Marines. The rifle ranges will be open for you to shoot loaner guns including AR15s and M1 rifles, You can shoot the action pistol plate machine with competitive and home defense handguns or the Cowboy Action bay with loaner pistols. The shotgun range will be open for you to break a few clays on the five stand and there will be a Caldwell Gallery Shoot with a .22 rifle. Shoot the best score and win the rifle. For more information and a map to the range, go to phashoots.com or call 336-869-1865 or 336-764-0407. DICK JONES IS a freelance writer living in High Point who writes about hunting, fishing, dogs and shooting. He gives speeches for groups and can emcee your outdoor event or help your church or youth organization with fundraising. He can be reached at offtheporch52@yahoo.com or offtheporchmedia.com.

Bruins top Canes, clinch playoff spot BOSTON (AP) – The Bruins clinched a playoff berth Saturday after three short-handed goals in 64 seconds on the same penalty powered Boston to a 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.

The Bruins have 89 points, good for sixth place in the Eastern Conference, with one game remaining. They are two points ahead of Montreal and three in front of the Rangers and Flyers.

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BASEBALL THOMASVILLE/DAVIDSON COUNTY AMERICAN LEGION TRYOUTS– Set for Saturday, May 1 at Ledford High School. Senior Legion tryouts run from 10 a.m.-noon and Junior Legion tryouts run from noon-2 p.m. Players can be drawn from East Davidson, Ledford, Thomasville, Wheatmore, South Davidson and Westchester Country Day School. Call 399-4832 for more details. HIGH POINT STORM – Under-11 High Point Storm travel team seeks two players to complete its roster. Must be born between May 1, 1998, and April 30, 1999. Call Kevin Wall at 859-4684 or 250-0138 for info. ATLANTA BRAVES BASEBALL TRIP – High Point Parks and Recreation Dept. is accepting registration for a trip to see the Braves play the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies May 29-31. Trip includes three games and two nights lodging plus a Beach Boys concert following the Monday night game. Call Richard Shore at 883-3483 or email him at Richard.shore@highpointnc.gov for more details. CAROLINA MUSTANGS – Under-9 Carolina Mustangs team is looking for a couple of players for the spring season. Call Stacey Hilbourn at 442-3906 for info.

BASKETBALL DCCC SUMMER CAMP – Davidson County Community College coach Matt Ridge will host the DCCC Camp from June 28 to July 2 at Brinkley Gym from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $75 and open to rising fourth- through 12th-grade boys and girls. Campers will receive instruction from members of the DCCC staff and players as well as other area coaches in fundamentals with an emphasis on team play and sportsmanship. Campers will be divided into groups based on age and ability level. For info or to register, contact Ridge at 239-3819, or mail checks to DCCC (memo: basketball camp), P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293.

Society of N.C.-Guilford County Chapter (ASNC-GC), which enhances the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and supports residents, families, teachers and caregivers. Proceeds benefit the ASNC-GC Teacher Grant Program, which has provided more than $72,000 in grants over the past three years to Guilford County teachers to obtain necessary classroom materials and essential training. Tournament begins at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entrance fee is $125 per golfer and includes cart and greens fees, driving range, box lunch, banquet dinner and awards ceremony. Sponsorship opportunities also available from $50 and up. For info or to register, contact Andrea Worthington at 207-1237 or aworthington@ bellsouth.net. RONDA SKEEN MEMORIAL TRINITY HIGH BOOSTERS TOURNAMENT – Set for Thursday, May 6, at Holly Ridge (May 13 rain date). Lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. with shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Entry fee is $50 per player. Call Ty Townsend at 848-4210, Charlie Dean at 202-2705 or Mike Washburn at 689-2974 for info. BURROW FOUNDATION TOURNAMENT – The Cap and Mabel Burrow Foundation will hold a tournament to raise funds to support the Foundation’s efforts to meet the needs of people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases throughout Randolph County, the Sandhills, Triad, Chatham, Wake and Johnston counties. Captain’s choice event is set for May 4 at 1:30 p.m. at Holly Ridge Golf Links in Archdale. Cost is $75 and includes golf, goodie bag, snacks and beverages throughout the round and dinner following tournament play. Prizes awarded for top three teams, closest to the pin and longest putt. Sponsorship opportunities available and items also are being sought for a silent auction. For info on sponsoring, playing or donating in the event or for more info about the foundation, contact Jennifer Barbee Swift at 495-2734.

RONNIE SMITH SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION TOURNAMENT – Third annual event set for Saturday, June 5, at Jamestown Park. SCOTT CHERRY BASKETBALL CAMPS Captain’s choice event features shotgun – High Point University men’s coach Scott starts at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cost is $60 per Cherry will feature two individual camp sesperson and includes cart and greens fee, sions, two team camp sessions and a father/ range balls, hot lunch, giveaways and cash son basketball camp. The individual camps prizes for top-three finishes of each start. are open to boys entering kindergarten through 10th grade and will run June 28-July Proceeds from tournament benefit scholarship foundation for Smith, a longtime 1 and Aug. 2-5. For the first time, the Scott Ragsdale coach who died in 2007 shortly Cherry Basketball Camps will hold a father/ after retiring. To register or for more info son camp at HPU June 11-12. There will also on playing or serving as an event sponsor, be two team camps held this summer. Team visit www.coachronniesmith.com or e-mail camps are open to all middle school, junior rsmithscholarshipfoundation@gmail.com. varsity and varsity boys’ basketball teams. The two camps will run June 18-20 and June 25-27. If you are interested in any boys’ basketball camp opportunities, contact Director RELAY FOR LIFE of Basketball Operations Tripp Pendergast at HIGH POINT’S AMERICAN CANCER SOCI841-9329 or tpenderg@highpoint.edu or visit ETY 2010 RELAY FOR LIFE – Team captain’s http://www.highpointpanthers.com. meeting Monday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at the Millis Center. The relay is set for noon until VILLAINS BOYS CAMPS – Bishop McGuinmidnight Saturday, May 22 at Southwest ness coach Josh Thompson and the varsity Villains will host their seventh annual camps Guilford High School. Call 905-7954 or e-mail rrichray@email.com for more details. for boys in rising grades 3-8. Session 1 runs June 28-July 2 and Session 2 is July 12-16, both running from 9 a.m. to noon at Bishop. SOFTBALL Cost is $125. Spots reserved for the first 50 MITCHELL’S GROVE CHURCH LEAGUE registered campers for each session, which – Seeking teams for church league season to will include two periods of small-group instruction, two sessions of games, and indi- begin in late April at Mitchell’s Grove field in High Point. Anyone interested in fielding vidual instruction, free time and challenge a team should contact Eric at 841-4107 for games. To register or for more info, visit info. http://eteamz.active.com/villainsboyshoops/ and click the link on the left labeled “Bishop TOM BERRY SPECIAL FUND Basketball Camp.” HIGH POINT LADY STARS 13-U/8TH-GRADE TEAM – Looking for three more players. Contact director Aaron Grier at 991-0597 or visit www.eteamz.com/highpointstarsbasketball for info.

GOLF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH YOUTH FUNDRAISER – Second annual tournament to benefit the First Presbyterian Church senior high mission trip to West Virginia is set for Saturday, April 17, at 2:30 p.m. Event is an 18-hole captain’s choice at River Landing. Cost is $50 and event is limited to 44 players. Food, drinks and mulligans available for purchase, and hole sponsorships also are available for $75. For info or to register, contact Jeanette Quick Sandlin at jeanette@ firstpreshp.org.

WANT TO HELP? – Longtime High Point Enterprise sports writer and columnist Tom Berry, who died Aug. 30, left behind his wife, Sandy, and three daughters, Ashlyn, Rachel and Leah. The High Point Enterprise has established a fund – the Tom Berry Special Fund – at High Point Bank to assist the Berry family with medical bills and college funds. Contributions may be made to the Tom Berry Special Fund and mailed to High Point Bank, P.O. Box 2270, High Point, N.C. 27261. Contributions can also be brought to any High Point Bank branch.

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SUMMER CAMPS – WCA will again be offering summer sports camps from May through July. Camps offered include developmental camps in soccer, tennis, cheerleading, baseball, basketball, middle school BUD KIVETT MEMORIAL – High Point Regional Health System, City of High Point and basketball, softball, wrestling and volleypresenting sponsor SmartChoice will host the ball. Along with these specific camps, an All-Sports Camp, advanced soccer school, 34th Bud Kivett Memorial Golf Championship on Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April advanced basketball camp, advanced baseball camp, advanced swimming camp 25. The event is held annually in memory of and a middle school volleyball camp will be Bud Kivett’s early death from heart failure. offered. Camps range from half day to full The tournament will be held at Oak Hollow day camps and are for elementary, middle and Blair Park and is open to amateurs 16 school and high school ages. For more info years of age and older, the first 216 golfers regarding dates, times and costs, visit the who enter. Entry fee is $35. Green and cart school Web site at http://www.wesed.org or fees are separate. All entry forms are due contact Tammy Russell in the athletic office by April 16. For more info or sponsorship at 884-3333, ext. 216. opportunities, contact Julie Samuels at 8786292 or http://www.givetohighpointregionREPORTING ITEMS al.com or http://www.budkivettgolf.com. AUTISM AWARENESS CHARITY CLASSIC – Seventh annual event to be played at Greensboro’s Bryan Park (Champions course) on April 26. Event hosted by the Autism

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Ngoc Kreider was photographed by Mike Callahan in 1969 at An Lac orphanage in Vietnam.

Mike Callahan took his 40-year-old pictures to a reunion of adopted Vietnamese children, and the High Point photographer was reunited with a former subject BY JIMMY TOMLIN ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

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IGH POINT – Forty years ago, Mike Callahan considered himself an interloper – a stranger who did not belong. An official U.S. Army photographer during the Vietnam War, Callahan snapped thousands of pictures during his six-month tour of duty with the 1st Infantry Division, 221st Signal Battalion. He captured, in stark black-and-white, the images of war, from young men engaged in horrific firefights to bodies being carried from the battlefield. Yet those photos – as graphic as they may have been – were not the ones that troubled Callahan’s conscience. He had to shoot those – commander’s orders. The photos that haunted Callahan 40 years ago – that have continued to haunt

’I remember when I saw these children, I felt like I was seeing something I wasn’t supposed to witness.’ Mike Callahan Former U.S. Army photographer him in recent years, after he discovered them in a box in his basement – were the ones he shot one December day in 1969 at An Lac, an orphanage in Saigon for Vietnamese children who had been orphaned by the war in their homeland. The photos themselves are priceless glimpses of children being children – climbing all over visiting soldiers, cutting up with one another, or simply mugging for the camera. In some of the orphans, though,

Pine Hall Brick will hold its 15th Annual Yard Sale and Patio Installation Demonstration on April 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the company’s showroom at 5591 Garden Village Way, Greensboro. The demonstration, which shows how homeowners can build their own brick paver patios and walkways, will be at 10 a.m. The company is also bringing back last year’s popular free patio and landscape design by Earth Graphics. Take a digital picture of your landscape, then bring it on a memory card, a CD or in your camera (don’t forget your USB cable), and Earth Graphics will do a free 30-minute consultation. Your picture and Pine Hall Brick’s PaverScape software will show you what your driveway, walkway or patio would look like with genuine clay pavers. Appointments are required and are available every 30 minutes between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (336) 6651771.

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You can learn about how to select and care for roses in this area on April 15 from 9 a.m. to noon in the auditorium at the Agriculture Extension Office, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro. David Pike, president of Witherspoon Rose Culture of Durham, will be the speaker. Space is limited, so registration is advised. Call (336) 375-5876 or e-mail pam ela_ marshall@ ncsu.edu for a reservation. Cost is $10 per person and can be paid at the door or mailed to the extension office.

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Mike Callahan poses at recent Fort Benning reunion with Ngoc Kreider (left) and Amy Flynn, another adoptee from An Lac. there’s sadness, an ineffable emptiness, in their eyes – which likely contributes to Callahan’s sense of being somewhere he didn’t belong. “I remember when I saw these children, I felt like I was seeing something I wasn’t supposed to witness,” the 62-year-old High Point man says. “I had this detached feeling, like I was trespassing. And whenever I’ve looked at the pictures since then, I’ve always had that same feeling.” Two weeks ago, though – some four decades after his visit to An Lac – Callahan

came to an important realization: Maybe he wasn’t an interloper after all. **** The occasion was the 35th anniversary of Operation Babylift, the mass evacuation of thousands of children from South Vietnam – including 219 from An Lac – before the fall of Saigon. About 60 of those 219 orphans, all of

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ear Abby: I bought a used car with a navigation system last week and noticed that the previous owner’s information was still embedded in the system. Abby, I had that man’s home address, the addresses of his friends, his bank, his workplace – every place he had gone. Please inform your readers that if they sell a car with a navigation system, they should first delete all of their information. Car dealerships should also be aware of this and, perhaps, erase the information from the system as part of their vehicle inspection. – Jennifer in Lee’s Summit, Mo. Dear Jennifer: Your letter raised some eyebrows among me and my staff, so we canvassed some of the used car dealerships in the Los Angeles area. They’re already aware of it. Those we spoke to stated that they are not legally required to delete information from a

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Dear Abby: I’m 18 and a senior in high school. I do not drink and don’t plan on ■■■ drinking when prom time comes around. My problem is, I’m not sure whether or not my date will want to. I don’t want to be around alcohol, and I especially do not want to have a drunk date I have to sober up before I can take her home, which might upset her parents if it’s after curfew. So how do I find out if my potential prom date is a drinker before I ask her to the prom? – Doesn’t Drink in South Carolina Dear Abby

Dear Doesn’t Drink: I assume you won’t be inviting a total stranger. Start talking with some of the girls you’re considering inviting and ask them how they feel about drinking alcohol. Or, let them know how you feel about drinking, and that you don’t like hanging around with people who do. P.S. If you do find yourself with a girl who gets drunk, you should have no hesitation about returning her to her parents in that condition. And if you get any grief, point out that you are cold sober and their daughter imbibed against your wishes, too. Then let them deal with her. Dear Abby: I have been with my girlfriend for a couple of years. During this time I have become increasingly convinced that if I were ever to leave her, she would kill herself. I love her, but the thought that I couldn’t ever leave her without her

killing herself is not pleasant. She doesn’t have many friends she can rely on. I always tell her how pleased I am when she hangs out with friends without me, because she doesn’t do it often enough. What do I do when the girl I love makes serious threats of suicide if I were ever to break up with her? – Hostage in Texas Dear Hostage: Here’s what you do: Tell her that what she is saying is crazy thinking, and that if she’s being serious she needs to discuss her hyperdependence with a mental health professional. You should also tell her that unless she does so immediately, your relationship with her is on borrowed time. Your signature speaks volumes, because as long as this woman can subject you to emotional blackmail – and that’s what she is doing – you are, indeed, her hostage.

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income beneficiaries have been paying a larger percentage of their Part B premium based on income they report to the Internal Revenue Service. In 2010, a small number of beneficiaries with higher incomes (individuals with income exceeding $85,000 and married couples with income exceeding $170,000) will pay a monthly premium equal to 35, 50, 65, or 80 percent of the total cost, depending on what they reported to the IRS. However, the higher premium affects less than 5 percent of Medicare beneficiaries, so most people newly enrolled for Medicare will pay the standard premium without an income-related adjustment. For more information, visit

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ONE STAR: It’s best to avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes or read a good book. Two stars: You can accomplish but don’t rely on others for help. Three stars: If you focus, you will reach your goals. Four stars: You can pretty much do as you please, a good time to start new projects. Five stars: Nothing can stop you now. Go for the gold.

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ear Dr. Fox: My cat Gracie is 3 years old. When I took her for her annual checkup, they found she had some nasty ears. The technician showed me how to clean them. Cotton balls saturated with a cleaning solution were stuffed in her ears and then massaged. The procedure was repeated with a dry cotton ball. The next ANIMAL morning, I found DOCTOR Gracie staggering Dr. Michael and falling Fox over. We ■■■ were waiting for the vet when they opened. After ruling out a stroke and discussing the ear cleaning, we were instructed to keep an eye on her for the next few days and, if there was no improvement, to bring her back in. No explanation was ever given as to what was done to her ears that caused the problem. After several upsetting days for her and us, she was finally back to normal. Can you offer any suggestions as to why this to happened to her? I am supposed to clean her ears periodically, but I’m afraid to attempt it now. – B.J.B., Chesapeake, Va. Dear B.J.B.: Normal ear cleaning does not usually bring on the acute middle-ear syndrome that affected your cat’s balance for a few days. When infection and/or ear-mite parasites have destroyed the eardrum or the tympanum, cleaning solution can seep into the deeper parts of the ear and this can cause impaired hearing and balance. You should consider yourself fortunate that your cat’s external ear disease was diagnosed and a treatment regimen initiated; she could have lost her hearing in one or both ears and have permanent neurological disability affecting her normal balance and gait. To be on the safe side, a broad-spectrum antibiotic should be prescribed, along with a probiotics supplement and anti-inflammatory fish oil such as Nordic Naturals or New Chapter’s salmon.

whom were meeting at Fort Benning, Ga., for a reunion and to honor Betty Tisdale, the so-called “Angel of Saigon” who had helped coordinate their airlift out of Vietnam in April 1975. Tisdale, having reconnected with Callahan a few years ago, had invited him to attend the reunion and bring his photos. Just maybe, she’d said, one of the orphans will see himself in the photos. “I certainly thought that was possible and hoped it would happen, but I really didn’t know what to expect,” Callahan says. Callahan took along more than 300 photographs – the three dozen or so original images, plus about 10 copies of each – as well as some 30 CD’s containing all of the images. When he arrived at the reunion, he laid them all out on a table for the Vietnamese adoptees to look through and, if they wished, take home. “I ended up burning about 30 or 40 more CD’s,” he recalls, “because people were taking them like crazy.” Before long, a Vietnamese woman on crutches caught Callahan’s eye, triggering a memory of a young girl on crutches he’d photographed at An Lac. Could it be? Callahan returned to the table of his photos and selected one of a little girl, about 7 years old, on crutches. He returned to where he’d seen the woman and compared her face to the one in the photo. Maybe. Finally, he walked over to the woman and, without even introducing himself, held out the photo.

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David Dykes, an adoptee from An Lac, told Mike Callahan, “I never saw pictures of where I came from.” “That’s me!” she cried. “I’ve never seen this picture. Where did you get it?” Callahan calmly replied, “It came from my camera 40 years ago.” He and the woman, Ngoc Kreider, talked for several minutes, and Callahan even met her adoptive mother, Kathy Kreider. He describes the reunion as not necessarily emotional, but mutually rewarding. “I was just thrilled,” he says, “and she was, too.” **** Throughout the reunion, Callahan met many of the An Lac adoptees, but – to his knowledge, at least – no one else he had photographed. There were,

however, other highlights. Consider, for example, the adoptee he met who refused to smile and who candidly admitted her husband had made her attend the reunion. As Saigon was falling, she told Callahan, she’d hidden from Tisdale because she didn’t want to come to the United States. By the end of the reunion, however – after a weekend of reuniting with other adoptees and rediscovering her heritage – she smiled broadly at Callahan. “Cindy, you’re glad you came, aren’t you?” Callahan said, and she hastily replied, “Oh, yeah.” Then David Dykes, another adoptee, approached Callahan, holding his infant son, and thanked him for bringing the

photos to the reunion. “Thank you for my heritage,” the young man said. The comment puzzled Callahan, and the man continued, “I never saw pictures of where I came from, and one of these days I’m going to show them to my son.” Overcome with emotion, Callahan managed to mumble, “You kids gave us a lot more than we ever gave you.” Callahan still gets a little misty-eyed as he thinks about the discovery he made at the reunion. “I came away from the reunion no longer feeling like a trespasser,” he says softly. “I look back now, and I think I was supposed to be there.” jtomlin@hpe.com | 888-3579

SEND YOUR QUESTIONS to Dr. Michael Fox, c/o The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261. The volume of mail received prohibits personal replies, but questions and comments of general interest will be discussed in future columns. Visit Dr. Fox’s Web site at www. twobitdog.com/DrFox.

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ETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Lovers of modern architecture have won a round in their fight to preserve a halfcentury-old building at Gettysburg despite efforts by the Civil War purists to demolish the structure to restore the battlefield to its original appearance. The National Park Service has been seeking for a decade to demolish the Cyclorama Building, built in 1958 by famed modernist architect Richard Neutra to house a massive circular painting of the famous 1863 battle which has been relocated. The building is near one of the highest points on Cemetery Ridge, a key defensive position where nearly 1,000 Union soldiers were killed or wounded during Pickett’s Charge. The National Parks Service would like to remove the building to preserve the battlesite, but an architectural preservation group says the building is also historically important. A federal judge in Washington ruled last week that the park service did not follow procedure on the matter. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Hogan told the park that it must go back and reconsider its 1999 decision to raze the building before it can take any action to knock down the structure. In March 2009, U.S. Magistrate Judge Alan Kay recommended that the U.S. District Court rule in favor of the suit by the Recent Past Preservation Network and ordered the park to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement evaluating the potential impacts and review alternatives to demolition. Neither Gettysburg National Military Park nor the National Park Service has commented on the decision. Andrew Ames, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Justice, said the agency is reviewing it and has not decided on the government’s next step. Los Angeles architect Dion Neutra, who worked alongside his father on the center a half-century ago, said the Cyclorama was “way up� on his father’s list of the most important buildings of his career. Architectural luminaries like Frank Gehry and Robert A.M. Stern have agreed, sending letters in support of preserving it. Neutra said his father had a broader vision for the museum than simply housing the 377-foot long, 40-foot high painting depicting Pickett’s Charge. “He wanted to commemorate the Gettysburg Address as opposed to just commemorating the battle,� he said.

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On a rented motorcycle, Chris Holman and his 77-year-old mother, Betty, approach Valley of Fire State Park near Las Vegas.

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ALLEY OF FIRE STATE PARK, Nev. – If you love touring by motorcycle, but your destination is too far from home to take your bike, a rental may be the perfect alternative. Motorcycle rentals are available almost anywhere worth seeing, whether it’s riding from Chicago to Los Angeles on Route 66, through northwest Canada to Alaska, or even in the Himalayas or the Alps. My choice was a Harley-Davidson for a ride through an expanse of desert in southern Nevada, where the scorching summer temperatures were matched only by the breathtaking vistas. Petrified sand dunes have been shaped here over the millennia into red formations with illusions of flames that give the place its name and feel: Valley of Fire. My trip started in Las Vegas, where no fewer than three dealerships

offer motorcycle rentals. I took a deep breath when I first gazed at the 1,500-cubic centimeter bike I rented, twice the size of the 750-cubic centimeter BMW I’ve driven for 33 years – and a tad bigger than the motor in at least one car I’ve owned. (Cubic centimeters are a measure of engine power in a motorcycle, like horsepower in a car engine.) But as I became accustomed to the feel of the big machine, I was grateful for its power and weight, which kept the machine stable as it cut effortlessly through gusts of blast-furnace wind that whipped across the highway. The trip was a family affair, with my wife riding with me; two of her brothers, each driving, and her sister-in-law, who proved to be quite adept at snapping photos while driving her machine one-handed. A note for the faint of heart: My 77-year-old motherin-law went along too, riding on the back of her son’s bike.

Leaving the glitz, gambling and neon 40 miles behind us, we stopped at a cantina that specialized in three items: Beer, fireworks and slot machines. For us, it was a water break. With the temperature already over 100 degrees and headed up to 115, we needed all of the bottled water we’d socked away in our saddlebags and drank at every possible opportunity. The shimmering twolane highway led to the park, where the roads cut sweeping swaths and tight S-turns through the highs and lows of the valley. We sidetracked to the White Domes Trail, which offers vistas of towering, multicolored formations molded over time by erosion and wind. Back on the main trail, we passed mountain ridges rising from the flatlands where creosote and burro bush were the main inhabitants, aside from the occasional coyote, roadrunner and lizard. There’s no store or gas

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station in these parts, so a ride to Overton, a sunbaked town northeast of the park, was necessary to fill our tanks, cool off and rehydrate ourselves. The importance of water can’t be overstated, and in our case we hired an air-conditioned chase car to follow us. That proved to be the right decision, because before our 150-mile trip was over, three of our riders were near heat exhaustion and off the bikes for a cooler ride back to Las Vegas. The desert ride is just a taste of what the avid biker can sample on a rental. Companies such as EagleRider, Ayres Adventures and Alaska Rider offer rentals, selfguided or guided tours

on a variety motorcycles in an array of settings. Ours was a fairly simple rental, with no set itinerary and just a bike for 24 hours. My bill, including taxes and $30 supplemental insurance, came to $196.56. But rental tours can get a lot more elaborate in an industry that seems as boundless as the American West.

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Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell S. Avery, Jr. of Asheboro, NC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Anne Avery, to Neil Gardner Rains of High Point, NC. The wedding is planned for May 15, 2010. Miss Avery is a graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is the Victim Advocacy Program Coordinator with Family Service of the Piedmont. Mr. Rains is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Rains, Jr. of Lexington, NC. He is a graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. He is a Detective with the High Point Police Department.

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Coltrain - Bregman Larry and Dru Coltrain of Colfax, NC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Landi Deane Coltrain of Greensboro, NC, to Benjamin Joseph Bregman of Winston-Salem, NC. The wedding is planned for June 13, 2010, at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, High Point, NC. Miss Coltrain is a 1997 graduate of Southwest Guilford High School. In 2001, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lenoir-Rhyne University, and in 2007, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University. She is employed at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Cardiac ICU. Landi Coltrain Dr. Bregman is the son of Andrew and Joan BregTo wed Benjamin man of Wheaton, IL. He is a 1998 graduate of Wheaton North Community High School. In 2002, he received Bregman a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University, and in 2006, he graduated from University of Toledo – College of Medicine. In 2009, he completed Residency in Internal Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He is currently a Hospitalist at WFUBMC, where he begins a Fellowship in Pulmonary Critical Care in July 2010.

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Kimberly Fisher and Robert Lee Brown Jr. were united in marriage March 6, 2010, at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Jason Murray officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jeanne Alderman of Tiverton, RI. The groom is the son of Robert Brown Sr. of Baltimore, MD, and Doris Royall of High Point, NC. Escorted by her mother, Jeanne Alderman, the bride was attended by Nancy Perdue, matron of honor. The groom chose David Perdue Sr. to serve as best man. The reception was held at the church. The bride is a graduate of Georgia College and State University. She is a vocational counselor at Bannun Place of Wilmington, a federal community corrections re-entry center. The groom is a graduate of Robert B. Glenn High School and is an installer for In-depth Utility Installers. The couple resides in Wilmington, NC.

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Self - Bushawn Jacqueline Elizabeth Bushawn of High Point, NC, and Eric Steven Self of Winston-Salem, NC, were united in marriage March 13, 2010, at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort. Pastor Conrad Howell officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jean Chambers Bushawn of High Point, NC. The groom is the son of Wilma and Steve Self of Shelby, NC. Escorted by her mother, Jean Bushawn, the bride was attended by Marisa Baker, matron of honor. The groom chose Steve Self, his father, to serve as best man. A celebration of the marriage was held at Tanglewood Park on March 27, 2010. The bride is attending Forsyth Tech. The groom is a graduate of the University of North Jacqueline Bushawn Carolina at Greensboro, receiving a master’s degree Weds Eric Self in film and video and is an Exhibition Coordinator at North Carolina School of the Arts. Following the wedding trip to Turks & Caicos, the couple resides in WinstonSalem, NC.

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Bobbie and Kenneth Cook In 1985

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Cooks celebrate 25th anniversary Kenneth Mark and Bobbie Jean Cook of Archdale, NC, celebrated 25 years of marriage March 6, 2010, with a surprise wedding anniversary reception at Full Gospel Miracle Ministries Fellowship Hall. The hosts were Kenneth and Linda Cook and Stanley and Sonja Savage. Mr. and Mrs. Cook were married March 15, 1985, at Full Gospel Miracle Ministries,

iPad easier on airport screener’s eyes ATLANTA (AP) – Apple’s iPad tablet is friendlier than a traditional laptop when it comes to airport security. The Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday that in general you should not need to remove your iPad from your bag. That’s because it’s relatively small and people who carry the device often don’t have bulky accessories like plugs and external drives that clutter the image when computer bags are screened. Screeners may still ask you to remove your iPad if they can’t get a clear image of the device. Apple delivered more than 300,000 iPads on April 3, the first day the device went on sale in stores. The iPad is not a personal computer, but it does allow users to do several of the key functions they can do on a computer, like send e-mail, watch movies and surf the Internet. The models currently sold connect to the Internet using Wi-Fi; prices start at $499. A second wave of buyers may emerge when Apple starts selling versions that can also get online using cellular networks.

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ear Dr. Donohue: I am giving my opinion on fetal alcohol syndrome. Having adopted children with FAS, I know firsthand the struggles that they face for the rest of their lives. Any drink during pregnancy is too many. FAS is a totally preventable condition but a lifetime sentence. – D.M. The public needs constant reminding of fetal alcohol syndrome. It is a preventable tragedy, and the one who is the

victim has no say in preventing it. It happens to far too many babies – one or two infants out of every 1,000 newborns. Those who are HEALTH leaders in this field plead with Dr. Paul women not to Donohue drink at all dur■■■ ing pregnancy or when trying to become pregnant. The frequency

and the amount of alcohol drunk influence the severity of the syndrome. No one knows what is a “dangerous” level of alcohol. Until that can be quantified, pregnant women should regard any alcohol as a toxin to their infant and therefore abstain from all alcoholic drinks. FAS stunts the growth of the fetus and of the child later in life. The baby’s head is smaller than it should be. Certain facial abnormalities occur: The corner of the eyes next to the nose can

be covered with a fold of skin, the upper and lower jaws are smaller than normal, the upper lip is unusually thin, and the indentation between the nose and upper lip isn’t present. Heart defects are possible. The child’s ability to learn is greatly reduced.

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Humans digest raw carrots. I offer carotenemia as proof. It’s a yellowish to orange discoloration of the skin, most often the palms and soles, that happens to people who eat humongous amounts of carrots. It comes from the beta Dear Dr. Donohue: My wife read some 25 or 30 years ago that carotene in carrots. It’s harmless the human digestive system can- and leaves when consumption not digest raw carrots. Therefore, is reduced. It shows, however, that raw carrots are digested. My raw carrots have no food value. friend’s wife had it. We fed copious amounts of them

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Dr. Dobson: Most certainly ■■■ not! Unless your child’s bed-wetting is an act of defiance occurring after he is awake, which I doubt, his enuresis is an involuntary act for which he is not responsible. Punishment under those circumstances is dangerous and unfair. Your son is humiliated by waking up wet anyway, and the older he gets, the more foolish he will feel about it. The bed wetter needs reassurance and patience from parents, and they should be there for him or her. They would be wise to try to conceal the embarrassing problem from those who would laugh at him. Even good-natured humor within the family, associated with bed-wetting, is often very painful. Dr. James Dobson

Question: Aside from medical help, what suggestions do you have for dealing with enuresis?

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Dr. Dobson: There are other remedies that sometimes work, such as electronic devices that ring a bell and awaken the child when the urine completes an electrical circuit. This conditions a child to associate the feeling of needing to urinate with the bell that awakens him. I have seen some dramatic success stories where “hardcore” bed-wetters were cured within a few weeks using such a device. Trying it certainly can’t hurt. Until the problem is solved, I hope you can keep your frustrations at a minimum. A smile sometimes helps. I received a letter from a mother who wrote down her three- year-old son’s bedtime prayer. He said, “Now I lay me down to sleep. I close my eyes; I wet the bed.”

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Jason Underhill of McAlester, Okla., enters the Quicktrip center carrying a sign and a Revolutionary War flag before the OK For Tea and Tea Party Express rally in Tulsa, Okla., on April 2. As the tea party movement tries to energize conservatives in Oklahoma, many longtime Republican officeholders have found themselves with an unusual problem – eager opponents challenging them from the right.

Political tea brews Conservative activists generate noise, but what impact in November? BY RON FOURNIER ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER

WASHINGTON — The tea party is making a lot of noise, but the angryat-government movement has yet to establish itself as a force that can determine the outcome of November’s congressional elections. The key could be forging alliances with GOP candidates, but tea partiers in nearly every state are

‘That’s the beauty of it. We don’t take any orders from anybody.’ George Burton Minnesota Tea Party organizer leery of that if not downright opposed. “The day there’s an organized tea party in Wisconsin,” says Mark Block, who runs tea party rallies in the state, “is the day the tea party movement dies.” The Associated Press reviewed tea party chapters across the country, interviewing dozens of local organizers as well as Democratic and Republican strategists to produce a portrait of the movement to date — and its prospects for tipping congressional elections this fall. Though it’s far too early for any long-term verdict on the tea party — even defining what short-term success

would be for its members can be a challenge — the AP found that: • The embryonic movement is not as much a force that drives public opinion as a reflection of it. • Local chapters are underfunded, loosely aligned and often at odds with one another. • The lack of a single leader, issue or strategic goal sets them apart from most politically potent movements. America’s tea party is a hodgepodge of barely affiliated groups, a home to the politically homeless, a fast-growing swath of citizens who are frustrated with Washington, their own state capitals and both major political parties. Most describe themselves as conservatives or libertarians. They rarely identify themselves as Democrats. Last year’s rise of the tea party closely tracked polls showing declining faith in government, confidence in the nation’s future and approval of President Barack Obama and Congress. Government bailouts and Obama’s trillion-dollar push to overhaul the U.S. health care system proved too much for people like Ralph Sprovier, a regional coordinator for Illinois Tea. “We’re regular people who are p---ed off at our government — period, end of story,” says Sprovier. “Defend us, don’t spend more than we have, get the budget balanced and listen to what we say.” But listening doesn’t guarantee understanding. Tea party regulars back candidates who support debt reduction. Or free markets. Or states’ rights. Or civil liberties. Or tort reform. Or term limits. Or abolishing federal agencies. They champion some

According to the latest Harris Poll released last week, the Republicans are a long way from convincing the American people that it is time to return the GOP back to power in Washington. The public may have serious doubts and reservations about the Democrats, but the Republicans simply are not seen as the alternative either in terms of the stands the GOP has taken or the leaders who are thought to be dominant in today’s national Republican Party. Adding to the roster of Republican woes is the fact that the memory of President George W. Bush and the state of the economy he left as part of his legacy still sticks in the craw of Americans. When asked whom they most blame for the bad state of the economy, former President Bush tops the list, singled out by 31 percent. Wall Street, a major contributor of funds to the Republican Party, comes in second as most blamed by 25 percent. Then, much further down the blame list, are Democrats in Congress (16 percent) and President Obama (14 percent). Republicans in Congress finish next at 9 percent, with Federal Research Chairman Ben Bernanke finishing last at 4 percent.

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Charlie Gruschow, president and founder of the Tea Party group in Des Moines, Iowa, conducts the group’s board meeting in Johnston, Iowa, April 1. Gruschow thinks the group, which is only a year old, will grow as members spread the word about their beliefs and how they contrast with some candidates’ actions. of these issues — but not always all of them — and sometimes many more. Generalizing the movement is a fool’s errand. This we know: Tea parties know how to produce crowds. In the footsteps of the Boston Tea Party more than two centuries ago, organizers use e-mail, social networking and other electronic tools to draw enormous numbers of disaffected Americans together. But rally building is no big trick in the era of Twitter and Facebook, when people with cell phones can summon crowds for events as frivolous as snowball fights and bursts of song. Beyond rallies, the movement thins out. Too broke to buy a copy machine, a tea party group in Alaska plucked a copier from a landfill. A chapter in Kansas lost its only laptop, and with it the group’s membership list. Unversed in media man-

agement, two local leaders suggested in a nationally broadcast interview that they favored abolishing Social Security. Democrats quickly assigned that view to the entire movement. The organization seems strongest in places where lobbyists and GOP party operatives like former House Majority Leader Dick Armey pull levers. The tea party itself is not a political party — and there are no signs it ever will be. “That’s the beauty of it,” says George Burton, a Minnesota electrician and history buff who dressed in period garb for a rally he organized in Brainerd, “We don’t take any orders from anybody.” The tea party has no single issue around which people rally — taxes comes closest — and it has no clear leader who drives the organization’s message, motivates followers and raises money. Indeed,

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the hundreds of tea party chapters and tens of thousands of its activists cannot agree on the most basic strategic goal: whether to try to influence the current political system or dismantle it. So what does that mean for November? With no candidates of the tea party’s own, Republican strategists still hope tea party groups will align with the GOP to defeat Democrats. They want the movement to share its e-mail lists, raise money for the party and send its volunteers to the homes of likely Republican voters. That could make a difference in dozens of races. If the tea partiers stay apart? “The American experience is if you don’t go through one of the two major parties or you don’t home in on a single issue as a litmus test, it’s very difficult to be impactful across the country,” says Matt Schlapp, a White House political director.

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Christopher Wiley, director of development at the San Francisco Food Bank, holds the last two boxes of donated cereal showing swimmer Michael Phelps. A readersubmitted question about cereal, is being answered as part of an Associated Press Q&A column called “Ask AP.”

Questions concern filibusters, cereal made in America THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

When you’re digging into a bowl of cornflakes, do you ever stop to think about where that box of cereal came from? A woman in Wisconsin is wondering whether any cereal is made in the United States, and her curiosity has inspired one of the questions in this edition of “Ask AP,” a weekly Q&A column where AP journalists respond to readers’ questions about the news. If you have your own news-related question that you’d like to see answered by an AP reporter or editor, send it to newsquestions@ap.org, with “Ask AP” in the subject line. And please include your full name and hometown so they can be published with your question. You can also find Ask AP on AP Mobile, a multimedia news service available on Internetenabled cell phones. Go to http://www.apnews. com/ to learn more. Q. A lot of news articles were written about the Republicans’ attempts to block health care reform. One of the tactics mentioned was the filibuster, now that the Democrats have less of a majority. Can you explain, in layman’s terms, how a filibuster works? Paul Lovern Arlington Heights, Ill.

war measures, in 1917 prodded the Senate to approve a rule under which a two-thirds majority could bring about “cloture,” or an end to debate. In 1975 the Senate changed that to a three-fifths majority, or 60 senators voting to close off debate. The longest one-man filibuster came in 1957, when Strom Thurmond spoke on the floor for 24 hours and 18 minutes to delay action on civil rights legislation. But that “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” image of one senator reciting recipes and reading the telephone book in marathon speeches is largely a thing of the past. What is commonly referred to as a filibuster today occurs when even one senator objects to action on a legislative matter. To overcome that objection, supporters of the legislation, often the majority leader, file cloture. The vote is taken two days after the cloture petition is filed and, if the 60-vote threshold is reached, a period of up to 30 hours of debate begins. This process can occur more than once on a single bill: For example, a cloture vote may be required to bring a bill to the Senate floor and another cloture vote needed to cut off debate and move to a final vote. Jim Abrams Associated Press Writer, Washington

A. The term “filibuster” is thought to derive from the Dutch word vrijbuiter – free booter, or pirate. It began to appear in the 1840s in the Senate, which, unlike the House, had no rules for cutting off debate. President Woodrow Q. I like to support Wilson, stymied by Senate inaction on proposed American workers by

purchasing items made in the USA when I can. I’ve read that Kellogg laid off over 500 workers and moved production outside the U.S. Is there any cereal that is still made in the United States? Most boxes simply state that they distribute the product, but give no information about where it is made. Kenneth Heilman Eau Claire, Wis. A. Actually, the vast majority of cereal sold in the U.S. – including Kellogg’s – is made domestically. Kellogg Co., the largest cereal company and maker of products like Rice Krispies and Frosted Flakes, said more than 90 percent of the cereal it sells in the U.S. is made domestically. General Mills Inc., the second largest cereal producer, with brands like Cheerios and Lucky Charms, said all of its cereal sold in the U.S. is manufactured here. Ralcorp Holdings Inc., which owns the Post brand – maker of Honeycomb and Grape Nuts cereals, among others – said 95 percent of Post cereals sold in the U.S. are made here. And Quaker, a division of PepsiCo Inc., said all of its cereal is made in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which the company says is the oldest milling and production facility of its kind in the U.S. Regarding the job cuts at Kellogg, the company said it has approximately 31,000 employees worldwide. Last year, the company eliminated about 1,000 positions worldwide, and about 20 percent of those were through attrition. Sarah Skidmore AP Food Industry Writer, Portland, Ore.

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Program provides training on meth labs BY SARAH A. REID MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE REGIONAL NEWS SERVICE

FAYETTEVILLE – A virtual reality simulator at Methodist University will soon help authorities learn how to spot a methamphetamine lab. On Tuesday, the university received a $150,000 federal grant to provide training to social workers, teachers, law enforcement and others who could potentially identify a dangerous clandestine

lab. Students who strap on gloves and goggles can take a virtual walk through a house where they have to decide whether a pack of Sudafed, for example, is being used to make drugs or treat a cold based on what they see. The number of clandestine lab cases in North Carolina dropped dramatically in 2006 with a new law that put certain cold medicines behind pharmacy counters, because the ingredients are used to make meth. But author-

ities say the numbers are slowly climbing again. The State Bureau of Investigation worked 195 cases in 2008, followed by 206 cases last year. Sixtytwo labs have been identified this year. Almost two weeks ago, Fayetteville police found a meth lab about three miles from campus, said Methodist’s president, Elton Hendricks. Chemicals used to manufacture meth are prone to explode and create health problems.

Health care fray moves to states BY ROB CHRISTENSEN MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE REGIONAL NEWS SERVICE

RALEIGH – The health care debate, after dominating Washington for the last year, is now shifting to state capitals like Raleigh. Opponents of the health care law recently signed by President Barack Obama are pushing for

North Carolina to join 15 other states in a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality. Republican lawmakers are also preparing to introduce legislation – similar to bills offered in dozens of other states – that would outlaw the provision that everyone be required to buy health insurance. “We believe North Car-

olina should be a leader in protecting the sovereignty and solvency of this state,” said Republican Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry, who argued Tuesday for the state to join the lawsuit. Berry made the case at the Council of State meeting Tuesday. There were 150 protesters at a nearby park, carrying signs such as “Obamacare is Social-

ism” and “Kill the Bill.” As in Washington, the health care fight in Raleigh is being waged along partisan lines. At the 10-member Council of State meeting, it was the two Republicans, Berry and Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, who urged the council to join the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the health care law.

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EW YORK – Artists and arts organizations nationwide are getting help with creating projects and spaces for performance, exhibition and other purposes in culturally diverse neighborhoods through a 10-year, $100 million grant program announced last week by the Ford Foundation. The foundation said its Supporting Diverse Art Spaces initiative will revitalize local economies by promoting strong cultural environments, noting that support for the arts is even more vital in the current economic downturn. “There are leading arts and cultural organiza-

The foundation said its initiative will revitalize local economies.

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Hammering Man gets his arm back “Hammering Man’s” arm is being reinstalled outside the Seattle Art Museum on Tuesday in Seattle, Wash., after being temporarily removed last fall for repairs. Contractors rebuilt the dual gear cone drive, electric motors and the counterweight system that powers the arm.

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THE NORTH CAROLINA SHAKESPEARE Festival will hold auditions for Equity and non-Equity actors for its 2010 production of “The Tempest” 807 W. Ward Ave. Auditions for Equity actors will be held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 30, with a lunch break noon-1 p.m. Equity “walkins” are welcome. Auditions for nonEquity actors will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1, with a lunch break noon-1 p.m., and 1-5 p.m. May 2. Actors must bring a resume, an 8-by-10 inch black and white head-shot and prepare one Shakespeare monologue of their choice that must not exceed two minutes. Actors of all races, religions, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities may audition. Call-backs will be held May 4 and 5. Performances will be given Sept. 18-Oct. 3 at The High Point Theatre. The contract is six weeks. Rehearsals begin Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. and will be held every Tuesday through Sunday at 10 a.m. To schedule an audition, call the NCSF offices on Monday,

Wednesday and Friday mornings only at 336-841-2273, ext. 226. More information is online at www.ncshakes.org (click on “About NCSF,” then “News” and look for the audition listing). TWIN CITY STAGE holds auditions for its production of “Dixie Swim Club” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem. Roles are for five women. For more information, call Megan Jones at 748-0857, ext. 201.

Classes THEATRE ART GALLERIES and Piedmont Environmental Center sponsor summer workshops for children and adults at the center at 1220 Penny Road. Classes include building and painting a blue bird house; open-air sessions for painting; creating art based on spiders and insects, woodland animals, flowers; and a seniors-only watercolor workshop. For more information, call Jessica Trotman at 887-2137 or send e-mail to development@northstate.net.

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FICTION 1. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 2. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 3. “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam Adult/ Amy Einhorn) 4. “Silver Borne” by Patricia Briggs (Ace Books) 5. “Caught” by Harlan

Coben (Dutton Books) 3. “The Big Short” Inside 6. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Doomsday Machine” Rodrick Rules” by Jeff Kin- by Michael Lewis (W.W. ney (Amulet Books) Norton & Company) 4. “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang” by Chelsea Handler NONFICTION 1. “The Wimpy Kid Mov- (Grand Central Publishing) 5. “Giada at Home: Famie Diary” by Jeff Kinney ily Recipes from Italy and (Amulet Books) 2. “Diary of a Wimpy California” by Giada De Kid Do-It-Yourself Book” Laurentiis (Clarkson Potter) 6. “The Pacific” by Hugh by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Ambrose (NAL) Books)

tions in our communities that are powerful cultural forces but that don’t have permanent homes or adequate spaces where they can create and produce their work,” said foundation President Luis Ubinas. “We want to work with these organizations to establish lasting and sustainable centers of artistic excellence that match the dignity of their creative work.” Under the initiative, the foundation has already awarded a $1 million

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This file photo shows the exterior of the Chen Dance Center in New York. The center received a Ford Foundation grant in 2008. grant to the Minneapolisbased Artspace Projects to turn an abandoned 1890s East Harlem high school into artist housing and a hub for community arts, in partnership with the New York community group El Barrio’s Operation Fightback. “This particular project has a potential of being a real cultural jewel for the city of New York,” Clyde Valentin, executive director of Hip Hop Theater Festival which would occupy space in the building, said in a video produced on the project. Past projects that the Ford Foundation has supported include the expansion and renovation of new dance studios and community space for the Chen Dance Center in New York’s Chinatown and the expansion of programming at the Pregones Theater in the South Bronx, a hub for Latino artists and culture.

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Guilford County Schools ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Cinnamon tastries or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Macaroni and cheese or chicken fillet sandwich; choice of two: tossed salad, green beans, glazed carrots, pineapple tidbits, roll, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Taco or peanut butter and jelly; choice of two: tossed salad, pinto beans, Spanish rice, chilled applesauce, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Waffle sticks or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Lasagna or peanut butter and jelly; choice of two: tossed salad, sweet yellow corn, chilled pears, garlic toast, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Pancake sausage on a stick or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Corndog nuggets or turkey and gravy over rice; choice of two: tossed salad, blackeyed peas, mixed veg-

gies, cherry cobbler, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Cheese or pepperoni pizza or roasted barbecue; choice of two: tossed salad, mashed potatoes, strawberries, raisins, roll, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit or yogurt with Grahams or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Hamburger/cheeseburger or cheese or pepperoni pizza or turkey, ham and cheese deli sub; choice of two: oven baked okra, tossed salad, strawberries, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Egg and cheese biscuit or poptarts or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Taco or chicken pie or chef salad; choice of two: green peas, sweet potato souffle, french fries, pineapple tidbits, roll, milk.

Wednesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or yogurt with Grahams or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Turkey and gravy over rice or cheese or pepperoni pizza or turkey, ham and cheese deli sub; choice of two: tossed salad, broccoli and cheese, orange wedges, roll, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or super donut or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Hot dog or nachos with chili or chef salad; choice of two: sweet yellow corn, green beans, french fries, cherry cobbler, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Ham biscuit or pancake sausage on stick or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Fish sticks or cheese or pepperoni pizza or turkey, ham and cheese deli sub; choice of two: mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, fruited gelatin, roll, milk.

Davidson County Schools ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Cinnamon bun or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chicken tetrazzini or turkey and lettuce wrap; choice of two: green beans, steamed carrots, tossed salad, applesauce, whole wheat roll, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Chicken filet biscuit or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Mini corn dogs or beef teriyaki nuggets or taco stick; choice of two: tater tots, broccoli and cheese casserole, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Super donut or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets or twisted pizza sticks with sauce or manager’s choice entree; choice of two: mashed potatoes, oven fried okra, tossed salad, peaches, whole wheat roll, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Breakfast break or cereal

and toast, milk. Lunch: Nachos or spaghetti with Texas toast or pepperoni or cheese sub; choice of two: corn, green peas, tossed salad, cherry crisp, pears, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken fillet or rib-b-q sandwich or hot dog with chili; choice of two: baked beans, onion rings, cole slaw, lettuce and tomato, pineapple, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Cinnamon bun or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chicken tetrazzini or turkey and lettuce wrap; choice of two: green beans, steamed carrots, tossed salad, applesauce, whole wheat roll, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Chicken filet biscuit or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Mini corn dogs or beef teriyaki nug-

gets or taco stick; choice of two: tater tots, broccoli and cheese casserole, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Super donut or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets or twisted pizza sticks with sauce or manager’s choice entree; choice of two: mashed potatoes, oven fried okra, tossed salad, peaches, whole wheat roll, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Breakfast break or cereal and toast, milk. Lunch: Nachos or spaghetti with Texas toast or pepperoni or cheese sub; choice of two: corn, green peas, tossed salad, cherry crisp, pears, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken fillet or rib-b-q sandwich or hot dog with chili; choice of two: baked beans, onion rings, cole slaw, lettuce and tomato, pineapple, milk.

Randolph County Schools ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Beef taco or hoagie with lettuce, tomato and pickles; choice of two: shredded lettuce and tomato, pinto beans, pineapple tidbits, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Maple-bit pancakes or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Barbecue sandwich or hot dog with chili; choice of two: potato wedges, carrot sticks with ranch, cole slaw, fruited gelatin, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Macaroni and cheese or chicken nuggets with roll; choice of two: green beans, candied yams, sliced pears, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or teriyaki beef nuggets with rice; choice of two: tossed salad, buttered corn,

steamed peas and carrots, applesauce, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Eggs and sausage with toast or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Lasagna with whole wheat breadstick or chicken fillet sandwich with lettuce, tomato and pickles; choice of two: tossed salad, broccoli with cheese, sliced peaches, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll or meatloaf with roll; choice of two: steamed cabbage, parsley potatoes, fruti crunch, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog with chili or barbecue sandwich; choice of two: cole slaw, broccoli

with cheese, potato wedges, sliced peaches, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Spaghetti with breadstick or chikcen fillet sandwich with lettuce, tomato and pickle; choice of two: tossed salad, green peas, pineapple tidbits, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chicken taco with lettuce and tomato; choice of two: buttered corn, pinto beans, applesauce, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Macaroni and cheese or corn dog nuggets; choice of two: green beans, candied yams, fruited gelatin, milk.

Thomasville City Schools ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Sloppy joe on a bun or chef salad; choice of two: steamed cabbage, pinto beans, cherry cobbler, fresh fruit, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Super donut, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Yogurt with fresh fruit or grilled chicken salad; choice of two: half baked potato, fruit juice, grapes, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Cereal with munchies, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chef salad; choice of two: seasoned corn, pork and beans, stewed apples, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Hog dog with

chili or chef salad; choice of two; cole slaw, oven fried, potatoes, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Oven fried chicken with wheat roll or chef salad; choice of two: broccoli salad, creamed potatoes, cantalope, grapes, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Sloppy joe on a bun or chef salad; choice of two: steamed cabbage, pinto beans, cherry cobbler, fresh fruit, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Super donut, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Yogurt with fresh

fruit or grilled chicken salad; choice of two: half baked potato, fruit juice, grapes, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Cereal with munchies, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chef salad; choice of two: seasoned corn, pork and beans, stewed apples, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Hog dog with chili or chef salad; choice of two; cole slaw, oven fried, potatoes, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Oven fried chicken with wheat roll or chef salad; choice of two: broccoli salad, creamed potatoes, cantalope, grapes, milk.

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Heads of state The head portion of a giant bust of George Washington is carried by crane to a flat bed truck where it will be secured for delivery in Pearland, Texas. Six busts of presidents were removed last week because the land they were placed on is under foreclosure. The development company still owns the statues and will return them to their maker, local artist David Adickes.

Terrence McNally’s plays, marriage take DC stage BY BRETT ZONGKER ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER

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ASHINGTON – Terrence McNally was writing about gay divorce long before gay marriage was ever legal. His 1980s play, “The Lisbon Traviata,” takes audiences from the hilarious highs of friends bonded over opera and then plunges them to the agony of a shattered relationship waiting at home. Written at the height of the AIDS crisis, the prospect of being alone during that nightmare was far worse for some than clinging to a bad match and pretending it was good. He wasn’t writing role models, he said recently. He was writing about real people, warts and all. In the city where this play has been revived 25 years later as part of a monthlong festival, McNally is drafting a new part of his own story. On Tuesday, the 71-year-old playwright and his partner, Tom

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Playwright Terrence McNally is seen at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The Kennedy Center is staging a festival of McNally’s work. Kirdahy, 46, exchanged vows on the banks of the Potomac River with the new same-sex marriage law in the nation’s capital. Never mind their 25-year age difference, he said. They don’t feel it, except for their tastes in music. During a small ceremony under a tree blooming with white flowers, Kirdahy read from a scene in McNally’s play “Corpus Christi,” in which a gay Christ-like figure named Joshua marries two apostles.

“It is good when two men love as James and Bartholomew do and we recognize their union,” Kirdahy read. “Love each other in sickness and in health.” Kirdahy, a lawyer and Broadway producer, choked up as he recalled seeing the play before meeting McNally. “The first time I saw it, I knew that I could love the writer of those words,” he said. Once they met, McNally said, it was love at first sight.

Falco set for off-Broadway in ‘This Wide Night’ Falco’s co-star in NEW YORK (AP) – From mobster “This Wide Night” is wife to a woman recently released from Alison Pill, who recentjail – with a stop in-between as Showly starred as Annie Sultime’s “Nurse Jackie.” livan in the Broadway Edie Falco will portray an ex-prison revival of “The Miracle inmate in Chloe Moss’ “This Wide Worker.” Night,” opening May 16 at the Peter Falco The 46-year-old Falco is Jay Sharp Theatre in a production in her second season as from Naked Angels, the off-Broadway theater company announced last week. the title character in “Nurse Jackie.” The play, directed by Anne Kauffman, She was Carmela Soprano on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” previously was seen in London.

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Mine owner accused of putting safety second BY TIM HUBER AP BUSINESS WRITER

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ULIAN, W.Va. – The coal mine rocked by an explosion that killed at least 25 workers in the nation’s deadliest mining disaster since 1984 had been cited for 600 violations in less than a year and a half, some of them for not properly ventilating methane – the highly combustible gas suspected in the blast. The disaster at the Upper Big Branch mine has focused attention on the business and safety practices of the owner, Massey Energy, a powerful and politically connected company in Appalachia known for producing big profits, as well as big piles of safety and environmental violations and big damage awards for grieving widows. “There are mines in this country who have operated safely for 20 years,� said J. Davitt McAteer, head of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration in the Clinton administration. “There are mines who take precautions ahead of time. There are mines who spend the money and manpower to do it.� He added: “Those mines haven’t been blown up.� Monday’s blast is believed to have been caused by a buildup of methane, a naturally occurring gas that is odorless and colorless. Last year alone, MSHA cited Upper Big Branch for 495 violations and proposed $911,802 in fines. Production more than

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A sign expressing hope for coal miners hangs at a home near an entrance to the Performance Coal Co. mines on Tuesday in Montcoal, W. Va. An explosion in a mine run by Massey Energy Co. subsidiary Performance Coal Co. killed at least 25 workers on Monday. tripled during that period, according to federal records. So far this year, the agency has found 105 violations at the mine. Upper Big Branch is one of Massey’s biggest underground mines, with more than 200 employees, and it is not uncommon for big coal mines to amass hundreds of violations a year – and to contest many of them, as Massey does. But most big mines don’t have as many serious infractions as Upper Big Branch, industry experts said.

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