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FALL CITY, Wash. — Ben Alexander spent nearly every waking minute playing the video game “World of Warcraft.” As a result, he flunked out of the University of Iowa. Alexander, 19, needed help to break an addiction he calls as destructive as alcohol or drugs. He found it in this suburb of high-tech Seattle, where what claims to be the first residential treatment center for Internet addiction in the United States just opened its doors. The center, called ReSTART, is somewhat ironically located near Redmond, headquarters of Microsoft and a world center of the computer industry. It opened in July and for $14,000 offers a 45-day program intended to help people wean themselves from pathological computer use, which can include obsessive use of video games, texting, Facebook, eBay, Twitter and any other timekillers brought courtesy of technology. “We’ve been doing this for years on an outpatient basis,” said Hilarie Cash, a therapist and executive director of the center. “Up until now, we had no place to send them.” Internet addiction is not recognized as a separate disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, and treatment is not generally covered by insurance. But there are many such treatment centers in China, South Korea and Taiwan — where Internet addiction is taken very seriously — and many psychiatric experts say it is clear that Internet addiction is real and harmful. The five-acre center in Fall City, about 30 miles east of Seattle, can handle up to six patients at a time. Alexander is the first patient of the program, which

“Among psychiatrists there is general recognition that many patients have difficulty controlling their impulses to chat online, or play computer games or watch porn,” Block said. “The debate is how to classify that.” Cash, co-author of the book “Video Games & Your Kids,” first started dealing with Internet addiction in 1994, with a patient who was so consumed by video games that he had lost his marriage and two jobs. Internet addicts miss out on real conversations and real human development, often see their hygiene, their home and relationships deteriorate, don’t eat or sleep properly and don’t get enough exercise, Rae said. Alexander is a tall, quiet young man who always got good grades and hopes to become a biologist. He started playing “World of Warcraft,” a hugely popular online multiplayer role playing game, about a year ago, and got sucked right in. “At first it was a couple of hours a day,” he said. “By midway through the first semester, I was playing 16 or 17 hours a day. “School wasn’t interesting,” he said. “It was an easy way to socialize and meet people.” It was also an easy way to flunk out. Alexander dropped out in the second semester and went to a traditional substance abuse program, which was not a good fit. He graduated from a 10-week outdoors-based program in southern Utah, but felt he still had little control over his gaming. So he sought out a specialized program and arrived in Fall City in July. He thinks it was a good choice. “I don’t think I’ll go back to ‘World of Warcraft’ anytime soon,” Alexander said.

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ReSTART Internet Addiction Recovery Program co-founder Cosette Dawna Rae helps client Ben Alexander of Iowa City, Iowa, cook bacon for a dinner of hamburgers at the program’s facilities in Fall City, Wash. Cooking meals is among the activities that help patients recover. uses a cold turkey approach. He spends his days in counseling and psychotherapy, doing household chores, working on the grounds, going on outings, exercising and baking a mean batch of ginger cookies. Whether such programs work in the long run remains to be seen. For one thing, the Internet is so pervasive that it can be nearly impossible to resist, akin to placing an alcoholic in a bar, Cash said. The effects of addiction are no joke. They range from loss of a job or marriage to car accidents for those who can’t stop texting while driving. Some people have died after playing video games for days without a break, generally stemming from a blood clot associated with being sedentary. Psychotherapist Cosette Dawna Rae has owned the bucolic retreat center since 1994, and was searching for a new use for it when she hooked up with Cash. They

decided to avoid treating people addicted to Internet sex, in part because she lives in the center with her family. According to Dr. Kimberly Young of the Center for Internet Addiction Recovery in Bradford, Pa., addiction warning signs are being preoccupied with thoughts of the Internet; using it longer than intended, and for increasing amounts of time; repeatedly making unsuccessful efforts to control use; jeopardizing relationships, school or work to spend time online; lying to cover the extent of Internet use; using the Internet to escape problems or feelings of depression; physical changes to weight, headaches or carpal tunnel syndrome. Exactly how to respond is being debated. For instance, Internet addiction can be a symptom of other mental illness, such as depression, or conditions like autism, experts say. “From what we know,

many so-called ‘Internet addicts’ are folks who have severe depression, anxiety disorders, or social phobic symptoms that make it hard for them to live a full, balanced life and deal faceto-face with other people,” said Dr. Ronald Pies, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. “It may be that unless we treat their underlying problems, some new form of ‘addiction’ will pop up down the line,” Pies said. There is debate about whether to include Internet addiction as a separate illness in the next edition of the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,” due in 2012, which determines which mental illnesses get covered by insurance. Pies and Dr. Jerald Block, of Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, said there is not enough research yet to justify that.

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Tobacco Road wife looked for husband when he didn’t return from daily walk; target-shooting accident blamed From STAFF REPORTS

An 85-year-old Vance County man was apparently accidentally shot and killed Friday as he went for his daily walk near his home. John Thomas Sat-

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a single gunshot wound to the upper torso, White said. An investigation found that three individuals had been having target practice near the area in which Satterwhite was walking. According to White,

Satterwhite had been taking his regular walk on his property through a wooded area. When he didn’t return after three hours, his wife, Dixie, had gone to look for him. White said the individuals, who were not named

ed, White said. — The AssociATed Press Mr. Satterwhite was a Navy veteran of World War II and had during his working career was

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Duke University Medical Center has upgraded a 23-yearold Oxford woman’s condition from serious to fair after she was injured late last week in a one-vehicle wreck on N.C. 50 on the Granville County side of the Granville County-Wake County line. Erin Gore, who was not wearing a seatbelt, suffered a blackout Friday while driving a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox north on the hilly, two-lane highway between Old N.C. 21 and Beaver Dam Road, the N.C. Highway Patrol has said. The vehicle went to the left of center and off the pavement, Gore came to, overcorrected, the vehicle overturned and Gore was ejected, the patrol has said. Gore ended up in the roadway and the vehicle went to the right and came to rest upright in a ditch, the patrol has said. The patrol cited Gore, of 604 E. Spring St., for careless and reckless driving and for failing to wear a seatbelt. A hospital patient in fair condition is one whose vital signs are stable and within normal limits. Send comments to the newspaper at


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The moon was all but full as it peeked through breaks in the cloud cover — and tinted those clouds in several hues — in the wee hours of Friday morning. Friday night’s moon was full, but contrary to most Septembers was not the “harvest moon,” which is the full moon that occurs nearest the autumnal equinox on Sept. 22, the first day of autumn. About every four years, including this year, the harvest moon falls in October. This full moon, the one prior to the harvest moon, is known in various locales and cultures as the “corn moon,” “barley moon,” “fruit moon” or, among fishing Indian tribes, the “sturgeon moon.”

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Health care reform topic in polite town hall meeting By DAVID IRVINE Daily Dispatch Writer

WARRENTON — State Senator Doug Berger presided over a lively but polite town hall meeting on health care reform Thursday evening. More than 60 people filled a Warren County Court Room for the event. There were disagreements but no shouting, as the pros and cons were discussed. N.C. Representative Michael Wray added his welcome to the group but said he was there to listen. “This is Sen. Berger’s meeting.” Berger set the tone of the meeting, asking the participants to keep an open mind and “listen to each other.” “For some people,” Berger said, “the issue is: Should government be involved in health care?” He compared the current charges of government involvement as socialism to the charges that President Franklin Roosevelt faced in passing legislation to fight the Great Depression. He pointed out that the government already has three health care programs: Medicare, for senior citizens

and people with disabilities; Medicaid, for people with incomes below $8,000; and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, familiarly known as CHIP. Berger said that North Carolinians should be interested in federal health care plans because much of the state budget is devoted to health care. “That’s why we have to get in the game.” Berger introduced three experts he had invited to the meeting. Chris Collins, Deputy Director of the N.C. Office of Rural Health and Community Care, described work with local leaders to strengthen health care in communities. She said the office has developed 14 networks of health care providers to work in rural communities to coordinate services. One result has been to reduce the number of asthma cases admitted to hospitals by 36 percent. Anne Braswell, senior analyst in the same office, said that the HealthNet program was originally funded by the federal government to provide access Please see HEALTH CARE, page 4A

The leader of the HendersonVance Black Caucus denies claims that City Council candidates Sara Coffey and Cathy Ringley were “ejected” from a recent meeting at which Ringley wanted to know how the organization could have chosen to support a list of municipal candidates without hearing from her. The Black Caucus leader, Vance County Commissioner Terry Garrison, additionally denies Coffey’s claims of being “arrogant” in manner in saying the meeting was closed to the public Garrison and denies Coffey’s claims of “discrimination” because Coffey and Ringley are white women. Garrison said both black and white candidates were endorsed. “I mean, we are advocates for desegregation and affirmative action” and any action of bias on the organization’s part would be something the members would “absolutely deplore and object to,” Garrison added. The dispute stems from the Black Caucus having had an election planning and action matters meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Elks Lodge at 326 Rockspring St. northeast of the central business district. An advance announcement in the “Mark It Down” section of the Dispatch said, “Members are encouraged to attend.” Ringley told the Dispatch that she misread the announcement as saying the meeting would start at 7 p.m. and that she and Coffey, both of whom are neighbors, arrived at 7:10 p.m. and that they were invited to sit down. Coffey is again opposing Ward 1 At-Large Councilman Bernard Alston, while Ringley, who serves on the Zoning Board of Adjustment, is opposing Ward 1 Councilwoman Mary Emma Evans. Alston and Evans are black. The citywide election for mayor and all eight council members is Oct. 6. Please see CAUCUS, page 3A


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Mark It Down Tuesday Appearance Commission — The City of Henderson’s Appearance Commission will meet at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 134 Rose Ave. Granville Commission — The Granville County Commission will meet at 7 p.m. in the commission meeting room, 145 Williamsboro St. Oxford Commission — The Oxford City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. in the commission meeting room of City Hall, 300 Williamsboro St. Mental health meeting — The Five County Mental Health Authority’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (CFAC) will meet at 6 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College, Warren campus, Building 4, Room W432, 210 W. Ridgeway St., Warrenton. Consumers can sign-up to discuss issues with the CFAC from 6:15-6:30 p.m. The committee meets monthly to assist in developing and revising the mental health plan that drives mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services for the five-county area. For more information, call 430-1330, ext. 3035 and ext. 3050. Board of Elections — The Vance County Board of Elections will meet at 11 a.m. in the Elections Office in the Henry A. Dennis Building, 300 S. Garnett Street.

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Wednesday Economic Development Commission — The Downtown Oxford Economic Development Commission will meet at 8 a.m. in the mayor’s conference room on the second floor of City Hall, 300 Williamsboro St. Wednesday Farmer’s market — The Wednesday Farmer’s Market, located near the track behind the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. selling local produce. The market is sponsored by the YMCA, the Vance County Cooperative Extension Service and Maria Parham Medical Center. Venders interested in selling at the market should contact Wayne Rowland at 438-8188. Oxford Farmers’ Market — The Oxford Farmers’ Market, located on the corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford, is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday Kerr-Tar RPO — The Kerr-Tar Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is having a Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Oxford Public Works Facility in Oxford. The public is encouraged to attend. More information, including an agenda and directions to the meeting, can be viewed on the Internet at rpo. 4-H meeting — Warren County 4-H will hold an interest meeting for potential volunteers at the Warren County Extension Office from 6-8 p.m. To register for the meeting or to obtain more information, contact Erin Bain, 4-H youth development extension agent at 257-3640 or Parks and Rec meeting — The Henderson-Vance Parks & Recreation Commission will meet at noon at Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road. Childbirth classes — Prepared childbirth education classes are held at Granville Medical Center, 1010 College St., in Oxford, every Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room. To register for the classes, call the Childbirth Education Department at (919) 690-3208. Retired School Personnel — The Vance County Unit of the North Carolina Retired School Personnel will meet at 11 a.m. at the Western Sizzlin’ on Ruin Creek Road in Henderson. Each member is asked to bring a prospective member. Any one who needs transportation to the meeting should contact Louise Kelley at 438-8071 or W.T. Ramey III at 492-3096.



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MPMC to institute standardized patient wristband color codes Due to a nearly fatal event in a Pennsylvania hospital, Maria Parham Medical Center is converting to a recently standardized wristband code for alerting medical staff about certain patient conditions. When patients are admitted to the hospital, they may be asked to wear a wristband with a designated color to indicate a medical condition that nurses need to be aware of — red for allergies, yellow for high fall risk, and purple for patients with a “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) order, which indicates that the patient does not want life-saving measures taken in the case of cardiac or respiratory arrest. The medical center is one of many hospitals across the nation which will adopt the new standardized wristbands ef-

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and Coffey because they are white women, said, “That’s a possibility.� Ringley said that the Black Caucus has recommended white candidates in the past, but she said that she was told never when there was a choice of a black candidate. “I think that they do a grave disservice to the black voters that they represent in that black voters have no idea that’s it a black endorsement rather than a black position statement,� Ringley said. And Ringley said she does not know whether the Black Caucus thinks that only black persons can represent black persons. And Ringley emphasized to the Dispatch that she and Coffey are not running as a team. “We’re only neighbors and we have very individual views,� Ringley said. Garrison told the Dispatch that, with all due respect to Ringley and others, “I don’t think that

she is really in a position to speak on behalf of black citizens, members.� “I would say that politics is not an exact science. There are always going to be winners and there are always going to be losers,� Garrison said. And Garrison said, “It is indeed one of the goals of the organization to try to promote and encourage blacks to seek office, persons who are qualified. And so persons that we think are qualified to hold office, we do support them and endorse them generally, as a whole.� And Garrison said if black candidates endorsed by the Black Caucus happen to have white opposition, then “it just has happened that way.� “But,� Garrison added, “it does not mean by any stretch of the imagination that that’s always going to be the case.� Contact the writer at bwest@

Candidates endorsed, but Caucus not telling yet The Henderson-Vance Black Caucus has endorsed candidates in advance of the Oct. 6 municipal election, but the question is whether the public will know who is on the list. “I am not at liberty to disclose that at this point,� the Black Caucus leader, Vance County Commissioner Terry Garrison, said when asked by the Dispatch late last week. Garrison, when asked, said the organization at a

Tuesday evening meeting chose a list of preferred candidates. Garrison, noting there will be another Black Caucus meeting the middle of this month, said he would make known who is being backed by the organization if the membership authorizes him to do so. “We have our strategy as far as to how we support our candidates,� Garrison added. Garrison said the Black Caucus, which he said is about “30 or so strong� in terms of members who attend meetings, has used

various methods in providing support to candidates over the years. According to Garrison, there seemed to have been a sentiment among the members that time was a factor in this year’s election and that there were enough members who felt as though they were sufficiently knowledgeable about the candidates and felt they could decide who they would like to endorse. “And that’s pretty much the way that that went,� Garrison said. “Now, I will tell you that there was a split vote,�

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Fire no longer threatening to L.A.-area communities LOS ANGELES (AP) — The western flank of the deadly wildfire north of Los Angeles was under control Saturday, sparing foothill communities further threat as it burned east into a large wilderness area. Investigators, meanwhile, were trying to determine who ignited the blaze that killed two firefighters, destroyed at least 76 homes and burned nearly 242 square miles of the Angeles National Forest. The fire’s origin near Angeles Crest Highway remained cordoned off as authorities sought more clues in the case, but they were hesitant to release any findings to the media. Los Angeles County firefighters Tedmund Hall and Arnaldo Quinones were killed Aug. 30 while seeking an escape route for their inmate fire crew after flames overran their camp on Mount Gleason. Sheriff’s detectives opened a homicide investigation after the fire was ruled arson earlier this week, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has offered $100,000 for informa-

tion leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprit. The fire, one of the largest in Southern California history, was 49 percent contained by early Saturday afternoon after crews built protective lines on the northwestern flank near Santa Clarita, according to Forest Service spokeswoman Jan Ulrich. Firefighters were trying to slow the fire’s eastern movement into the San Gabriel Wilderness and secure the southeastern flank north of Monrovia and other foothill communities. No homes were threatened, Ulrich said. The weekend weather forecast called for cooler temperatures and slightly higher humidity that could help firefighters further surround the blaze. Mount Wilson — which holds a historic observatory and at least 20 television transmission towers, radio and cell phone antennas — appeared well-protected after flames came dangerously close earlier this week. Crews were orderedd to

HEALTH CARE, from page one to health care for people without health insurance. In 2005, when federal funds disappeared, the state legislature picked it up. The program now serves more than 50,000 people in 38 counties. Adam Linker, of the N.C. Justice Center’s Health Access Coalition, said having a public option for health insurance would provide savings in health care costs by bringing more people into the system. It would “spread out the cost, spread out the risk,” he said. “If we can keep them in the system, insurance companies have more incentive to invest more in prevention,” reducing later costs for serious illnesses. Along with the public option will be a health insurance exchange, a clearing house where many insurance providers offer options that a person can choose from. The public option would be just one of many options, he pointed out. In response to a question about end-of-life counseling, Linker pointed out that it already exists in the form of living wills and “do not resuscitate” instructions. Current proposals would simply allow doctors to be paid for helping patients understand their options. Berger invited questions and comments from the audience. File cards were

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SOUL CITY — Frank Hill, 57, of 324 Duke Drive, Scott Mitchell, Apt. wrap communication tow103, Soul City, died Saturers with protective material day, Sept. 5, 2009, at his and clear areas of concern residence. on Mount Wilson’s western The family will receive slope where smoke was ris- friends at the residence. ing from various hot spots. Funeral arrangements Fire agencies have will be announced later spent $37 million to fight by Davis-Royster Funeral the blaze, which started Service. Aug. 26 and has scorched 154,655 acres. At least a dozen invesOctavia E. Howard tigators were working to analyze clues found at HENDERSON — Oca charred hillside near tavia Ellis Howard, 81, Angeles Crest Highway, in- of 614 Powell St., died cluding incendiary material Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, reported to have been found at Maria Parham Medical there. Officials said the fire Center. She was born in was arson but were still Vance County and was the investigating who started it daughter of the late Eddie and how. and Freddie Edward Ellis. Near a large shade tree She attended the Vance where crews get their daily County public schools briefings, firefighters set up and at an early age she a makeshift memorial for joined St. James Baptist Capt. Hall and Specialist Church where she served Quinones. faithfully as a member of The fallen firefighters helped save about 60 mem- the trustee board, president of the Pastor’s Aide bers of their inmate crew Auxiliary, and member from approaching flames of the missionary departwhen they set a backfire ment, Sunday school and that allowed the group to get to safety. The pair died mass choir. She was an employee with the Kittrell when their truck plunged Job Corps Center for over 800 feet off a steep moun30 years where she worked tain road. in accounting. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Henderson Middle insurance companies to School by the Rev. William provide competition?” C. Clayton, assisted by “Is there a safety net?” the Rev. Joann Allen. “It’s a moral issue. Burial will be in the St. Health insurance should James Missionary Baptist not be a privilege. It Church Cemetery. should be a right.” Survivors include a Berger said prevendaughter, Freddie Ann tion of disease is a key to Harris of the home; two controlling health care costs. He pointed out that sons, Robert Howard of advocacy by the Warren Randolph, Mass., and County Commissioners, as James Howard of Camwell as others, was respon- bridge, Mass.; two sisters, sible for retaining state Pauline Steed of Henderfunding for the Healthy son and Lue Helen Dorsey Carolinians program, of Boston, Mass.; two which emphasizes preven- brothers, John D. Ellis and tion. Robert Lee Ellis, both of In closing the meeting, Henderson; 11 grandchilBerger thanked everydren; and 20 great-grandone and commented on children. the respect and decorum The family will receive demonstrated during the friends today from 7 to 8 evening. “You should be p.m. at St. James Missionproud. We had people of ary Baptist Church, and different points of view. at other times will be at I wish America could see the residence, 614 Powell what happened here.” St. The body will be at the Contact the writer at dirvine@ school one hour before the service.

distributed to obtain written questions. The comments and questions represented a broad spectrum of opinion: “If we only had to think about our own children, that’s not what life is about. I’m conservative to the bones, but health insurance is something else.” “I don’t know why health care should be a for-profit business.” “I don’t think the government has any business talking with somebody about whether they should live or die.” “Most health insurance companies are owned by another insurance company, which is owned by a bank.” “What happened to individual responsibility?” “A person is not a commodity. Insurance companies are trading in people. We can’t afford that.” “I’m a small business owner, with five employees. Between you and Washington, I’m dying a death of a thousand cuts.” 1020 S. Garnett St. • Henderson, NC 27536 “We mandate car insur1020 S. Garnett St. • Henderson, NC 27536 ance. Why not health insurance?” Skip Satterwhite “Will the president and Account Executive [others in government] Phone: 252-438-8165 Account Executive have the same insurance?” Fax: 252-438-6640 Phone: 252-438-8165 • Fax: 252-438-6640 “My daughter lives in Cell: 919-522-3825 Massachusetts. That [state health] plan reduced her • premiums. We should look at models that work.” 1020 S. Garnett St. • Henderson, NC 27536 “Are there enough Henderson’s

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John T. Satterwhite HENDERSON — John Thomas “Johnny” Satterwhite, age 85, a resident of 750 Tobacco Road, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009. Born in Vance County on Feb. 15, 1924, he was the son of the late Claude H. Satterwhite and Florence Hoyle Satterwhite. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II. He was a retired employee of Roses Warehouse and was a lifetime member of Gillburg United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Heddie Faulkner Sunday School Class. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gillburg United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ray Pearce. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dixie Williamson Satterwhite of the home; three sons, Daniel C. Satterwhite Sr., Larry W. Satterwhite and Charles A. Satterwhite, all of Henderson; a daughter, Donna S. Russell of Henderson; a sister, Dora Blackmon of Henderson; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula S. Lovin; two sisters, Edith Dunn and Annie Laura Strum; and two brothers, Fred Satterwhite and S.G. Satterwhite. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home at 750 Tobacco Road, off Lynnbank Road. Serving as active pallbearers will be Buddy Mercer, Danny Bowden, Andy Roberson, Neil Wolfe, Adam Satterwhite, John Satterwhite, Daniel Satterwhite Jr., Benjamin Satterwhite and Raymond Strum. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions

may be made to Gillburg United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Ruth Tharrington, 921 Avis Lane, Henderson, N.C. 27536. Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

Missouri G. Thorpe OXFORD — Missouri Green “Budda” Thorpe, 68, of 535 Pear Lane, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at the Durham Regional Hospital. She was a Granville County native and was educated in the Granville school system. She was a member of the Vernon Hill Baptist Church, where she was a member of the usher board and mixed ensemble choir. Survivors include her husband, Chester Thorpe; two sons, Dale Thorpe of Henderson and Ricky Thorpe of Oxford; four daughters, Chavella Evans, Chestenia Irvin, Tori Oakley and Rusti McCoy, all of Oxford; two sisters, Mary Lee Smith and Ceaster Ragland, both of Oxford; two brothers, Calvin Green and James Green, both of Oxford; and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the Vernon Hill Baptist Church, with eulogy by the Rev. Ollie Ellison. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Betts and Son Funeral Home in Oxford. Arrangements are by Betts and Son Funeral Home of Oxford.

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Granville hospital first in N.C. to implant orthopaedic device OXFORD — Granville Health System announced that orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Ralph Liebelt recently performed the first procedure in the state to treat leg pain and numbness caused by lumbar spinal stenosis using the Superion™ Interspinous Spacer (ISS) from Vertiflex Inc. The procedure was performed at Granville Medical Center. Liebelt’s surgery is part of a clinical study that evaluates the safety and effectiveness of the Superion ISS for the treatment of leg pain caused by moderate lumbar spinal stenosis. Liebelt Spinal stenosis, the degenerative narrowing of the spaces in the spine that can lead to spinal cord and/or nerve root compression, is believed to be the cause of leg and back pain for nearly 1.2 million Americans. The study compares the Superion ISS to the X-Stop® device, a similar product which is currently available in the United

States. Patients who meet the program’s criteria and agree to participate in the study will be randomly chosen to receive either the X-Stop or the Superion device and will be evaluated at specific follow-up visits for 24 months after the surgery. A possible alternative to traditional spinal surgery, the device can potentially act as a support column to open the passageways through which the nerve roots travel from the lumbar spine to the legs. Chronic pain in the lower back region along with the radiating leg pain that often accompanies it is typically treated with physical therapy and other noninvasive therapies. When such treatments no longer provide relief, patients may be offered a surgical procedure. The intent of the Superion ISS is to provide patients with a minimally invasive surgical technique performed through a single, half-inch incision that is designed to stabilize the affected level or levels while allowing the patient to move without significant restriction.

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Surgical sites throughout the United States will be implanting the Superion ISS as part of this clinical study. Liebelt is part of a select group of prominent spine surgeons who have been chosen to participate in the study. GHS was chosen as the site for this study because of the hospital’s past success in working with Liebelt and the experienced staff available at Granville Medical Center. GHS was recently awarded the 2009 fivestar rating of excellence for quality outcomes in total hip replacement from HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent health care ratings organization. The outstanding score sets GHS as the top provider for this orthopaedic service in the Triangle area, including Oxford, Henderson, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary and Smithfield. Liebelt is affiliated with Triangle Orthopaedic Associates’ offices in Oxford and Durham. For more information on this study, call Lynn V. Kamm, Clinical Research Coordinator, at (919) 281-1784.



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GRANVILLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Arrests • Jermaine Antonio Green, 23, of 600 C-1 E. B St., Butner, was booked Aug. 20. Possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine. Maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of illegal drugs. Bond was set at $10,000. • Ronnie West Joyner Jr., 21, 1540 Northridge Drive, Stem, was booked Aug. 20. Two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine. Two counts of selling and delivering illegal drugs. Two counts of felony conspiracy. Bond was set at $60,000. • Dana Edwards, 33, of 151 Munns Road, Creedmoor, was booked Aug. 24. Food stamp fraud. Bond was set at $5,000. • Larry Darwell Burwell, 47, of 312 Sycamore St., Oxford, was booked Aug. 25. Two counts of felony breaking and entering. Two counts of felony larceny. Two counts of misdemeanor injury to personal property. Bond was set at $10,000. • Robin Sureay Lyons, 31, of 3141 Lewis Road, Oxford, was booked Aug. 26. Felony possession of cocaine. Felony manufacturing cocaine. Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. No bond was set. • George Matthew Miller, 20, of 3007 U.S. 15 S., Creedmoor,

was booked Aug. 27. Two counts of failure to appear. Driving while impaired. Driving after consuming alcohol. Bond was set at $500. • Tara L. Yancey, 35, of 3091 Willow Creek Drive, Wake Forest, was booked Aug. 28. Maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of illegal drugs. Bond was set at $10,000. • Raheem S. Mangum, 28, of 3091 Willow Creek Drive, Wake Forest, was booked Aug. 28. Felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana. Maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of illegal drugs. Felony possession of a firearm. Bond was set at $50,000. • Monty Antonio Coffin, 30, of 3225 Sam Moss Hayes Road, Oxford, was booked Aug. 29. Simple physical assault. No bond was set. • Jason Daniel Wilson, 17, of 1647 Cedar Ridge Road, Stem, was booked Aug. 29. Felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Felony breaking and entering. Felony attempted larceny. Bond was set at $25,000. • Thomas Reid Grissom, 20, of 4574 James Royster Road, Oxford, was booked Aug. 31. Felony second degree burglary. Felony possession of stolen goods. Felony possession of a weapon of mass destruction.


Felony possession of burglary tools. Bond was set at $60,000. • Tevin O’Neill Steed, 16, of 804 Goshen St., Oxford, was booked Aug. 31. Two counts of misdemeanor possession of stolen property. Two counts of misdemeanor larceny. Bond was set at $500. • Johnnie Anthony Manson, 17, of 107 Old Baker St., Oxford, was booked Sept. 1. Misdemeanor simple assault. Bond was set at $500. • Jermaine Javier Thomas, 17, of 115 Sycamore St., Oxford, was booked Sept. 1. Misdemeanor simple assault. Misdemeanor resisting a public officer. Bond was set at $1,000. • Bobby Penny, 36, of 3122 Tom Hunt Road, Oxford, was booked Sept. 1. Failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000. • Tracy Tarrell Thorpe, 36, of 102 Meadow Circle, Oxford, was booked Sept. 2. Felony breaking or entering a motor vehicle. Felony motor vehicle theft. Bond was set at $20,000. • Jason Daniel Wilson, 17, of 1647 Cedar Ridge Road, Stem, was booked Sept. 2. Two counts of felony breaking and entering. Two counts of felony larceny after breaking and entering. Two counts of felony possession of stolen goods. Bond was set at $30,000.

HENDERSON POLICE DEPARTMENT Arrests • Spencer Dion Mosley, 39, of 66 Freedom Lane was cited Sept. 3 for misdemeanor shoplifting. No bond listed. Court date Oct. 19. • Michael Scott Perkinson, 44, of 414 Charles St. was served an order for arrest Sept. 3 for failure to appear, 2 counts. Bond was set at $1,500. Court date Sept. 28. • Rodriquez Perry, 22, of 203 Carolina Ave. was arrested Sept. 3. Felony breaking and entering. No bond. Court date Sept. 14. In another report, arrest for felony breaking and entering and misdemeanor simple assault. No bond. Court date Sept. 14. • Desmond Davis, 26, of 844 Water St. was arrested Sept. 3. Misdemeanor communicating threats. Bond was set at $1,000. Court date Oct. 26. In another

report, order for arrest served for failure to appear/driving while license revoked, 4 counts. Bond was set at $2,900. Court date Sept. 24. • Hattie Myers, 19, of 239 E. Andrews Ave. was arrested Sept. 3. Misdemeanor simple assault. No bond. Court date Oct. 15. • Akeen Kentrale Branch, 20, of 932 Patton Circle was arrested Sept. 4. Misdemeanor domestic trespassing. No bond. Court date Oct. 6. • Amy Lee Edwards, 21, of 95 D&G Lane, Kittrell, was cited Sept. 3 for misdemeanor shoplifting. No bond listed. Court date Nov. 16.

Larceny • Andrew Wyrick, 49, of 4139 Mistletoe Lane reported Sept. 3

the theft from a vehicle at 400 Prosperity Lane of the following items and their values: leather bag, $20; Kodak 7100 digital camera, $300; Tom Tom GPS, $200; flashlight, $100; $40 currency; pair of eyeglasses, $150; book of checks and assorted documents, no values listed. • Richard Jones, 51, of 427 Alexander Ave. reported Sept. 3 the theft from a vehicle of a pair of Pioneer 10-inch speakers, valued at $75, and a Legend C amplifier, valued at $100. • Mims Distributing Company Inc. reported Sept. 3 the theft of a Hewlett-Packard laptop computer valued at $1,000. • Christie Diane Burnette, 32, of 1116 Hargrove St. reported Sept. 3 the theft from a vehicle of 2 Ipods, valued at $150 each and an infrared temperature control, valued at $500. Damage to the vehicle’s door frame and windows estimated at $1,200.

• Stanley T. Rice, 48, of 298 Stratford Drive reported Sept. 3 the theft of a Murray red/black go-cart valued at $1,700. • Stewart Clark, 61, of 1860 Old Epsom Road reported Sept. 3 the theft from 86 Allison

Cooper Road of the following items, no values listed: Passload nail gun, Dewalt chop saw, Dewalt skill saw, Craftsman air compressor, Craftsman cordless drill, Craftsman black case, assorted tools, electric saw, air staple gun, 2 40-gallon trash cans, 2 Craftsman flashlights, and a window.

31. Misdemeanor communicating threats. Misdemeanor trespassing. No bond was set. • Joshua Evans, 17, of 919 Goshen St., on Aug. 31 was served a misdemeanor order for arrest warrant. Bond was pre-set at $300. • Terrance Royster, 19, of 419 Bullock St., was booked Aug. 31. Felony forgery. Felony uttering a forged instrument. Misdemeanor larceny. Misdemeanor possession of stolen property. Bond was set at $10,000. • Michael Gillis, 35, of 50 Stone Ridge Drive, Henderson, was booked Sept. 1. Two counts of misdemeanor assault by pointing a gun. Bond was set at $1,000. • David Reese, 23, of 2578 Enon Road, was booked Sept. 1. Felony hit and run with an injury. Bond was set at $5,000. • Omega Perry, 30, of 712 Goshen St., on Sept. 1 was served with a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant. Bond was pre-set at $20,000. • Anson Burwell, 28, of 404

Arrests • Philip Daye, 56, of 413 New College St., was booked Aug. 28. Misdemeanor trespassing. Bond was set at $500. • Mary Posey, 45, of 222 Chockoyotte Road, Roanoke Rapids, was booked Aug. 29. Misdemeanor possession of an illegal drug. Misdemeanor resisting, obstructing and delaying an officer. Bond was set at $1,500. • Michael Allen, 48, of 113 Halifax St., was booked Aug. 29. Felony burning of personal property. Bond was set at $5,000. • Latethia Thorpe, 25, of 507 Prospect Ave., was booked Aug. 29. Misdemeanor public nuisance/vicious animal city ordinance violation. No bond was set. • Michael Harris, 37, of 216 A Forest Ave., was booked Aug. 29. Two counts of misdemeanor trespassing. Misdemeanor shoplifting/concealment of merchandise. Bond was set at $1,500. • Donta Hart, 21, of 609 Granville St., was booked Aug.

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• Gerald Claude Hamlett, 46, of 9347 N.C. 39 Hwy. North reported Sept. 3 the theft from 438 J.P. Taylor Road of 25 aluminum “A” elbows for down spouts, valued at $800. He also reported the rear window of a pickup shot out, with damage to the seat and inside paneling. Damage estimated at $1,500.

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Garrido’s mental state Teen: Brother innocent in mobile home slayings likely to be trial issue By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer

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SAN FRANCISCO — In the days before his arrest, cracks showed in the elaborate facade authorities say Phillip Garrido built to conceal the girl he kidnapped, raped and imprisoned — and those cracks were of Garrido’s own making. The registered sex offender and parolee handdelivered to the FBI’s San Francisco office on Aug. 24 a screed declaring that the voices he heard came from God. The Garrido next day, he took the two daughters he had with his alleged kidnap victim to the University of California, Berkeley, where he blurted out to already suspicious campus police officers that he was a convicted rapist. Most curiously, he showed up at his parole agent’s office the day he wound up in custody with his manufactured family in tow — the two daughters, his wife and a 29-year-old woman who would be revealed as Jaycee Dugard, the girl Garrido admitted abducting in 1991 from a South Lake Tahoe

bus stop. Whether rooted in bravado, mental illness or both, his actions in the years, days and hours before his secret life was exposed raise questions about whether he subconsciously wanted to be caught. And experts say his behavior is likely to become relevant as prosecutors prepare to try Garrido and law enforcements agencies explore possible connections to unsolved sex crimes. Ken Lanning, a consultant and former FBI agent who specializes in crimes against children, said Garrido’s lack of discretion and increasing outspokenness are not unusual among sex offenders. Some try to justify their deeds by arguing that their victims cared for them or somehow benefited from the abuse, he said. His state of mind during the abduction, the years since and his recent dealings with law enforcement will no doubt be debated as the case against him and his wife makes it way through the legal system, said Michael McGrath, a forensic psychiatrist in Rochester, N.Y. At some point, experts will probably be asked to evaluate Garrido to determine if he is psychotic or suffers from another psychiatric condition.

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TOWNSEND, Ga. — Relatives of a Georgia man charged with slaying his father and seven others in a mobile home insisted Saturday that he would never harm his family, with the suspect’s brother speculating a dispute over drugs could have prompted the killings. Family members spoke to reporters outside a mass graveside funeral for the seven of the victims slain a week earlier inside the mobile home they shared near the Georgia coast. Their grief was mixed with shock after police charged 22-year-old Guy Heinze Jr. on Friday with eight counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his kin, including the suspect’s father, uncle, aunt and four cousins. The

eighth victim was a boyfriend of one of the cousins, and his funeral arrangements are pending. “I know my brother didn’t do this. My brother has a conscience,” 16-year-old Tyler Heinze told reporters outside the rural cemetery where seven caskets topped with roses rested atop freshly dug graves. “I can say there was drug involvement in the house and I think somebody ripped somebody off and somebody needed to get their money back,” Tyler Heinze said. “Maybe somebody in the house double-crossed someone. It could’ve been my brother who double-crossed somebody, and it could be part of his fault that somebody came in there and did this.” The teen said he had once lived at the mobile home but now stays with his stepfather.

Police have refused to say how the victims died or what evidence they have against Heinze Jr., who reported the gruesome scene to authorities Aug. 29 in a chilling 911 call, frantically telling a dispatcher “My whole family’s dead!” He said they appeared to have been beaten to death when he found them. Heinze had been jailed soon after the slayings on charges of illegal possession of prescription drugs and marijuana, as well as lying to police and evidence tampering by hiding a shotgun from the home and hiding it in the trunk of his car. He told police he thought the gun was stolen. Dozens gathered Saturday for the funeral. The copper-colored casket of the family patriarch, 44-year-old Rusty Toler Sr., sat beneath a green tent with the coffins of his two sons —

Russell Jr., 20, and Michael, 19 — on either side. In front of them were two white caskets containing Toler’s daughters, 22-year-old Chrissy and 15-year-old Michelle. Beside the Toler men sat the caskets of Toler Sr.’s sister Brenda Gail Falagan, 49. Draped in an American flag, a nod to his prior Army service, was Guy Heinze Sr. One victim, identified by police as Chrissy Toler’s 3-year-old son, Byron Jimerson Jr., survived with critical injuries and remained hospitalized in Savannah. Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said two new pieces of information led authorities to charge Heinze late Friday. He would not say what that information was or how the victims died. The chief also declined to say whether police believe Heinze acted alone.

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U.K. official says oil was part of Lockerbie talks By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press Writer

LONDON — Trade and oil considerations played a major role in the decision to include the Lockerbie bomber in a prisoner transfer agreement between Britain and Libya, a senior British official said in an interview published Saturday. Justice Secretary Jack Straw said trade, particularly a deal for oil company BP PLC, was “a very big part” of the 2007 negotiations that led to the prisoner deal. The agreement was part of a wider warming of relations between London and Tripoli. “Libya was a rogue state,” Straw was quoted as saying by The Daily Telegraph newspaper. “We wanted to bring it back into the fold and trade is an essential part of it — and subsequently there was the BP deal.” The British government has faced intense criticism over the release of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, a Libyan convicted in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland. The attack killed 259 people

aboard the plane, most of them American, and 11 on the ground. Last month Scottish officials freed al-Megrahi, 57, on compassionate grounds because he is dying of prostate cancer. Although he was not released under the prisoner transfer agreement, opposition politicians, and many victims’ families, claim business considerations influenced the decision to free him. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Gordon Brown insisted there was “no conspiracy, no cover up, no double dealing, no deal on oil” over the bomber’s release. But officials admit the prisoner transfer agreement was part of a wider set of negotiations aimed at bringing Libya in from the international cold, and improving British trade prospects with the oil-rich nation. David Lidington, foreign affairs spokesman for the main opposition Conservatives, said it was “very hard to square what Jack Straw says today with Gordon Brown’s repeated denials of

any kind of deal.” “That’s why we need an independent inquiry to get to the truth.” Documents released by the government show Straw had originally tried to ensure that al-Megrahi was exempted from any prisoner deal with Libya, but in December 2007 he changed his mind. He wrote in a letter to his Scottish counterpart that “wider negotiations with the Libyans are reaching a critical stage” and a blanket agreement was in “the overwhelming interests for the United Kingdom.” Soon after, Libya ratified a $900 million oil exploration deal with BP. The oil company acknowledged Friday that it had urged the government to sign the prisoner transfer deal, but insisted it had not singled out al-Megrahi as part of the discussion. Straw said Brown had not been involved in negotiations over the prisoner agreement. “I certainly didn’t talk to the PM,” he was quoted as saying. “There is no paper trail to suggest he was involved at all.”

U.S. terror suspect fails to show for hearing in Pakistani court PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A man suspected to be part of an alleged terror ring in North Carolina failed to show up for a court hearing in Pakistan on Saturday, an official said, bolstering suspicions that he’s on the run. Jude Kenan Mohammad is the only one of eight men in the North Carolina case who is still at large. He was caught last year trying to enter a Pakistani militant stronghold off-limits to foreigners.

Kenan’s family said he was in the country visiting his Pakistani father. Mohammad was booked on charges of weapons possession for allegedly carrying a dagger and traveling without proper documents, but was released on bail. Since news emerged of the North Carolina case earlier this summer, U.S. officials have said they did not know his exact whereabouts. Kamal Khan, senior assistant to Judge Nasirullah Khan in Charsadda district,

said Mohammad’s trial was supposed to start Saturday but that neither the accused, nor his lawyer nor any other representatives appeared. The court issued a summons to Mohammad, who is in his twenties, Kamal Khan said. It was not immediately clear when the next court hearing would be. U.S. federal investigators claim the North Carolina group was gearing up for “violent jihad,” though prosecutors haven’t detailed any specific targets or timeframe.

NOTICE OF OCTOBER 6, 2009 MUNICIPAL ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF HENDERSON, NC Pursuant to General Statute 163-33(8), Notice is hereby given that an election is to be held on October 6, 2009 in the City of Henderson, North Carolina as established by law. This municipal election is for the purpose of electing: A MAYOR AND EIGHT ALDERMEN Polls will open at 6:30 AM and close at 7:30 PM. You must live in the City of Henderson and be registered with the Vance County Boards of Elections to vote in this election. Those residents of the city who are not registered to vote must register by September 11, 2009. Any already registered voter who has moved into or out of the City of Henderson will need to make an address change with the Vance County Board of Elections by September 11, 2009. PRECINCTS & POLLING PLACES ARE AS FOLLOWS: North Henderson 1 Vance County Office Bldg. Young and Walnut Sts.

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Islamic fundamentalism protested in Britain LONDON (AP) — Police in Britain say more than 20 people have been arrested after a protest against Islamic fundamentalism turned violent in the city of Birmingham. Counter-demonstrators

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Pakistan: 43 suspected U.S. general: Afghan civilians wounded at bomb site militants killed in Khyber By RIAZ KHAN Associated Press Writer

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani troops killed 43 alleged militants in an operation in the Khyber tribal region while airstrikes left several more dead Saturday in the stronghold of the new Taliban chief elsewhere in the northwest, officials said. Militants frequently attack trucks along the famed Khyber Pass, a main route for supplies destined for U.S. troops in Afghanistan. That’s one reason Pakistan is under intense U.S. pressure to crack down on insurgents along the Afghan border, especially the lawless tribal belt where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is suspected to be hiding. The U.S. believes militants use Pakistan’s tribal areas and other troubled parts of the

northwest as safe havens from which to plan attacks on Western troops across the frontier. The Taliban-affiliated group Lashkar-e-Islam has been a main target of the latest government offensive in Khyber, which authorities say has killed scores of alleged militants. The paramilitary Frontier Corps announced the latest deaths in a written statement, adding an important headquarters of Lashkar-eIslam was also destroyed. The Khyber operation was launched about a week ago after a suicide bombing at a border checkpoint killed 19 police. The top government official in Khyber, Tariq Hayat, said it would continue until all the militants were flushed out of the region. Elsewhere in the northwest Saturday, Pakistani

fighter jets and helicopter gunships pounded militant hide-outs in three villages of the Orakzai tribal region — the stronghold of new Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud. The death toll could not immediately be ascertained, but it could be 20 or more, said one of two intelligence officials who confirmed the attacks. The officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information to media. Azmat Khan, a resident of one of the three villages, told The Associated Press by telephone he could confirm some people were killed in bombings, but he was not sure how many. Khyber and Orakzai are remote regions largely offlimits to journalists, making it difficult to verify the information independently.

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has confirmed villagers were wounded at the site of a NATO airstrike on hijacked fuel tankers that killed up to 70 people. Gen. Stanley McChrystal inspected the site where

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G-20 agrees on curbing bankers’ bonuses for ‘reckless behavior’ LONDON (AP) — Top finance officials from rich and developing countries agreed Saturday to curb hefty bankers’ bonuses, but the proposed crackdown on excessive payouts so far falls short of European demands after the U.S. and Britain shied away from imposing a cap. The Group of 20 finance ministers also pledged to maintain stimulus measures such as extra government spending and low interest rates to boost the global economy, warning that the fledgling recovery that provided the backdrop to their meeting here is by no means assured. Curtailing bankers’ pay and bonuses has been seen as

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Daily Meditation The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him. But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies. Nahum 1:7-8

Our Opinion

Treat eco-terrorists like any terrorist The Earth Liberation Front — a band of supposedly pro-environment psychopaths who destroy property, free animals from captivity and create mayhem in the name of stemming economic growth and urban sprawl — have struck again. This time, the ELF has stolen a piece of heavy equipment and used it to topple two radio station towers in Snohomish County, Wash. “AM radio waves cause adverse health effects including a higher rate of cancer, harm to wildlife, and that the signals have been interfering with home phone and intercom lines,” claimed ELF spokesman Jason Crawford in a news release as the group invokes any excuse it can think of for its crimes. After all, the ELF has also targeted expensive homes in the past; are we to believe they’re the staunch defenders of in-house intercoms? “When all legal channels of opposition have been exhausted, concerned citizens have to take action into their own hands to protect life and the planet,” Crawford said. The ELF was founded in England in 1992, and by 2001 had been named the top domestic terrorism threat in the United States by the FBI. Its intent is to “use economic sabotage and guerilla warfare to stop the exploitation and destruction of the environment,” yet the group claims that it takes “all necessary precautions against harming any animal — human and nonhuman.” Those goals — engaging in “warfare” while taking “all necessary precautions against harming any animal” including humans — are outright contradictions. While there are no known instances of a person dying due to ELF actions, that’s been in no small part a matter of pure luck. Among an estimated list of more than 1,200 crimes, ELF-set fires have caused $12 million in damage at a ski resort construction site in Vail, Colo., burned $1 million worth of sport-utility vehicles at a dealership in Oregon, torched a $2.5 million mansion, and caused $7 million in damage at the Center for Urban Horticulture at the University of Washington. In 2003, the ELF caused $50 million in damage at a 206-unit San Diego condominium construction site. The flames reportedly reached an estimated 200 feet high as more than 100 firefighters risked their lives fighting the blaze. It’s a miracle that there has never been a firefighter’s life lost in trying to regain control over the mayhem the ELF has caused. But — despite the FBI’s designation of the group as a terrorist organization, and the ELF’s mounting list of tens of millions in damages caused — we question how seriously the legal system really takes these criminals. In March of this year, ELF member Ian Wallace was sentenced for planting two failed incendiary devices outside a pair of buildings on the campus of Michigan Technical University. In sentencing Wallace, Judge Robert Holmes Bell said that while the ELF criminal “didn’t intend to hurt anybody … this is a serious offense” — and then gave Wallace a prison term of only three years, when Wallace could’ve been jailed for 10. Granted, Wallace had reportedly quit the group by the time he was caught, cooperated with prosecutors and expressed remorse. But he also admitted guilt to a series of other crimes that caused $1.6 million in damages. Three years? With so much damage caused and the potential loss of life always present when arson forces firefighters into duty, nothing but the harshest of sentences should face the ELF and the law enforcement agencies that protect our homeland should be hunting down the ELF as aggressively our military pursues religious militants overseas.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Just say ‘no’ to Big Moo This column was originally published July 27, 2003. Good news: It’s not my fault about the Cheez-Its. I eat a lot of Cheez-Its. I get them at the supermarket when I’m wandering the aisles, trying to locate the items on a grocery list made by my wife. For guys, this is stressful. This is the Scavenger Hunt from Hell. Say, the list says “detergent.” What you want, as a guy, is an aisle with a big sign that says DETERGENT, underneath which are 1,000 identical bottles, all labeled: “DETERGENT.” Instead, you have to make choices. Do you want Wisk or Tide? OK, that’s easy. Wisk had the “ring around the collar” jingle, and you will not buy Wisk until it issues a formal apology to humanity, along with documented proof that everyone involved in producing that jingle has been executed. So Tide it is. But which Tide? Deep Clean Tide? Clean Breeze Tide? Deep Clean Breeze Tide With Bleach? New Ultra-Deep-Clean Lowfat Country Meadow Potpourri Tide Now Fortified With Lemony Scent Calcium? The guy brain cannot handle all these consumer choices. The guy brain is designed to deal with deeper philosophical issues, such as: “What size TV

do I need?” (Answer: “A bigger one.”) So I do what most guys do, which is grab a detergent bottle at random and hope my wife will be happy with it. Which, of course, she is not. She looks at the bottle Dave as if I have Barry brought Tribune Media home a Services 40-ounce maggot, then offers some picky criticism, such as: “This is fabric softener.” Women. But that is not my point. My point is that, while wandering around the supermarket, I eventually get to the Fatal Snacks aisle, and I realize that my wife has forgotten, for the 5,000th consecutive time, to put Cheez-Its on my list. So I buy a box. I always buy a big box, a box that could be used for helicopter storage. My thinking is: “This should be enough Cheez-Its for several weeks!” When I regain consciousness, I’m in my driveway. The Cheez-Its box is on the car seat next to me, empty. My belly is grotesquely bloated,

and I’m covered with sticky orange grit. Slowly, the horrible truth dawns on me: “Somebody has stolen my Cheez-Its and surgically implanted a bowling ball in my abdomen.” No, seriously, I realize that I have consumed the entire box of Cheez-Its. I’ve done this many times, and for years I believed it was my fault. Fortunately, I live in America, where we are gradually coming to understand that nothing we do is our fault, especially if it is really stupid. Thus I was excited when I saw some articles about Dr. Neal Barnard, a vegan anti”Big Food” crusader who has a book out that claims — get ready — “cheese is addictive.” According to a press release, this book shows that cheese “is loaded with casein, a protein that breaks up during digestion to produce morphine-like opiate compounds called casomorphins.” That’s right: casomorphins! The same substances that give ordinary people amazing powers, including the ability to summon the Zords! No, wait, I’m thinking of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. But whatever casomorphins are, they are clearly bad, because if I understand Dr. Barnard correctly — and bear in mind that I am a professional journalist — they are

like morphine. As Dr. Barnard puts it: “Until now, Big Food has tried to defend itself from Big Tobacco-like lawsuits by arguing that unhealthy foods, unlike cigarettes, are not addictive. . . . It’s high time we stopped blaming ourselves and recognized there’s a physiological reason we feel inexplicably drawn to these foods.” I am definitely going to stop blaming myself, now that I understand that Big Food, working in concert with the cow community (a.k.a. Big Moo), is deliberately putting morphine in my cheese. I’m assuming that there is some actual cheese in Cheez-Its. But that is a minor point. The important thing is, it’s not my fault! The question is, what do I do now? I could give up cheese, join the vegans and eat nothing but water and free-range soybean curd. But that seems extreme. So I’ll just summon up my willpower and accept personal responsibility for filing a huge lawsuit against Big Food. Big Food, if you’re reading this column: Please understand that I am not doing this for money. I’m willing to settle today for a sincere apology, plus a huge cash payment. Also, please send me some more Cheez-Its, OK? This box is almost gone.

Letters to the Editor Join GOP cause to stop ObamaCare To the editor: I went to both Granville and Warren county town hall meetings. Glen Bradley brought a proposal to the Granville’s town hall meeting and presented it to our 7th District senator and was met with off-the-wall accusations and bull-doggery. I was appalled by what Mr. Berger blurted out. At that time, I decided it was not a place I wanted stay. Glen Bradley met Lucy Allen in the parking lot and handed her the same proposal. She was pleasant and also very aware that Glen Bradley was going to be running against her in the 2010 election. Warren County’s meetwe lose the ability to simply ing had many more people pull the plug and be. in attendance than did Worse, if my experience with Granville. I noticed Mr. the cell phone is any indication Berger gave me that glare when I walked into the (I suspect it is) we have been re-socialized in such a way that room. We were all given index cards to write down pulling the plug and simply being has come to feel distinctly our questions. At that time, I realized that if the preunnatural. Cell phones have senting group were going been ubiquitous for ... what? to pick the questions, mine Ten years? We’ve been living would never be picked or online maybe five years more. answered. Richard and I In an amazingly short time, decided to leave the meetthen, technology has utterly ing before is actually got rewired our sense of what it under way. Mr. Berger means to be in touch. Or am I did give an informative the only one who feels as if he’s opening speech about the in a sensory deprivation tank government insurance we when he’s trapped somewhere have in North Carolina at without Net access? Am I the this time. He was already only one who finds it hard to trying to influence the remember the days when you’d crowd as to why we need follow a road just to see where the ObamaCare insurance. it went and nobody knew where He then introduced Mr. Wray and we left. you were, nobody could reach I should have known you and that was fine? better. I guess I am trying I’d love to be able to tell to look on the good side of you I spent those cell-less things, but with the Demodays rediscovering the joys of crats in control, there is no disconnection and that when I good side! got it back, I found I no longer Please get involved. The needed the thing quite as 2010 and 2012 elections much. But that would be a lie. are very important. Vance When I got it back, my hands County, North Carolina fairly trembled in relief. and the United States of Obviously, I am a lost cause. America need you. Please So yes, I am rooting for the contact me by phone writer. Assuming — and hopor email at vancecouning — he hasn’t been busted by the time you read this, I We will be working on leave him the same sage advice fund-raisers, call lists and Jenny once gave Forrest. picking conservative candiRun, Evan, run! dates. Your voice is important. We need your help. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for Jacque Esslinger, the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Vance County GOP chairman Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at lpitts@ Please see LETTERS, page 11A

Think you can hide? Think again Back in May, I flew to Los Angeles. My cell phone did not. I left it in the car, a fact I only discovered as I was lining up at security. Had I found myself standing there in my underdrawers, I don’t think I’d have felt more naked. There was this panicky sense of isolation, this disconcerting feeling of being cut off. Whenever I confessed my plight, I got looks of stark pity like you’d give someone with a terminal disease. It was a very long five days. So I read with great interest an article in the September issue of Wired magazine. “Gone” by Evan Ratliff is about people who, for various reasons, tried to go off the grid, to disappear without a trace. Ratliff’s piece suggests that, in a world where we are ever more interconnected, where your whereabouts can be traced by everything from the GPS in your cell phone to the magnetic stripe on your grocery card, to the camera mounted over the ATM, a world where you can be ratted out by your e-mail account, your favorite e-merchant, your social networking site, your subway card or the sticker on your car that lets you zip through the toll plaza, it has become nearly impossible to simply vanish. To test the thesis, Wired has embarked on an inspired stunt. Ratliff himself disappeared on Aug. 15. He’s trying to stay lost for 30 days. If some reader, using clues provided by Wired, can find him within that time, he or she wins $5,000. Me, I’m rooting for the

writer, not the readers. That’s not just professional solidarity speaking. Rather, it’s a desire to know that what he seeks to do can still be done, that, short of moving into a cave and living off the land, it is still possible to disconnect from the Leonard world. Pitts Those Distributed by of us of a Cagle Cartoons certain age will remember how “The Fugitive,” Dr. Richard Kimble, would arrive in some town seeking menial work to sustain him in his search for the one-armed man. He’d adopt a fake name and live in safe, albeit paranoid, anonymity for weeks until some malicious snoop or suspicious sheriff happened upon his wanted poster. Even when he was arrested and fingerprinted, it would be long hours before he could be positively ID’d, giving him time to make his escape. All of which feels as primitive as kerosene lamps. Kimble wouldn’t last a week in 2009. If they can’t find you these days, you’re either a genius, a hermit or they aren’t looking very hard. The world is so much with us now, an intrusive presence anonymity cannot abide. Our predilections are catalogued, our travel monitored, our faces watched, our purchases logged. In exchange for convenience,


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Sunday, September 6, 2009


LETTERS, from page ten Editor’s note: This letter was edited considerably due to length.

You can’t stop the health care bill? To the editor: Oh, but we have. President Obama wanted it passed by the August recess. He didn’t get it. The American people stood up and told Congress that we don’t want this bill. … I called Congressman Butterfield’s Weldon office multiple days to ask about a town hall meeting. I was repeatedly told that he was booked and that he may do some phone town halls around the beginning of September. When I asked about his town hall Aug. 5, I was told that it was not a town hall. It was a “secret” meeting with business owners. A “secret”, huh?

(An) eyewitness report tells of 125 people attending. … The AARP is losing members for supporting this bill. Watch this video ( watch?v=AoMNDdQ1_h0). The woman at the podium seems to talk to the seniors like children. She says, “I think we can all agree …” She tried an old debate trick of projecting her view on everyone else. When the crowd informed her that they did not agree, she got irate. … The AARP claims they don’t support this, but they have a page that is designed to debunk “myths” about health care reform. … Their first answer is: “Health care reform will preserve the employer-based health care system, meaning an estimated 200 million Americans will continue to get their coverage through their employers.” They claim this as

a fact. It is not. The bill says there is a grace period of five years for employer coverage. After that, plans must comply with the public option plans. If anything (like the premium) changes within that grace period, then your plan is gone. … President Obama and Congress continue to claim that you can keep your private insurance. Good. Because Medicare and Medicaid are going broke. Who controls them? Government. … President Obama said that there was an illegitimate concern that “a public option is somehow a Trojan horse for a single payer system”. But on 3/24/07, at an SEIU (Service Employees International Union) health care forum, he said, “My commitment is to make sure that we’ve got universal health care for all Americans by the end of my first term as president.” Now they will tell you that

all they are trying to do is get a public option to cover those without insurance. But Rep. Barney Frank says that a public option leads to singlepayer and is the best way to reach single-payer. As we continue to voice our opposition to the government takeover of healthcare, we have been called a mob. It is said that we are organized and paid by the Republican party or Rush Limbaugh or insurance companies. I went to a rally Aug. 8 in Wilson and I can assure you that no one sent me. No one paid me. … This is not about health care. It is about complete control over our lives. … If government controls health care, we cannot get care unless some bureaucrat writes the check. Rory Richardson, chairman Warren County GOP

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CMYK Buckeyes survive

Another upset

Ohio State gets a scare from Midshipmen — Page 4B

Oudin wins another, shocking Sharapova in three sets— Page 3B

Section B Sunday, September 6, 2009


MORE FOOTBALL INSIDE: Oklahoma upset by Brigham Young ­­— Top 25 recap, page 3B

William & Mary downs Virginia ­­— ACC, page 6B

Heels rush past Citadel, 40-6 By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer

AP Photo/Gerry Broome

North Carolina's Zack Pianalto gets hit by Citadel's Cortez Allen as Demetrius Jackson looks on during the first half of Saturday’s game in Chapel Hill.

Please see WAKE, page 3B

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Alabama's Mark Ingram pulls away from Virginia Tech defender Stephan Virgil during Saturday’s game in Atlanta.

Tide rolls in fourth quarter By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA — Virginia Tech hung on for three quarters playing Beamer Ball. Alabama’s superiority could not be denied in the fourth. Score another big season-opening win for the Crimson Tide. No. 5 Alabama overcame a 98-yard kickoff return, two costly turnovers and several silly penalties, finally wearing down No. 7 Virginia Tech in the final quarter for a 34-24 victory Saturday night. It was another rousing start of a season at the Georgia Dome for the Crimson Tide, which began a national title run in Atlanta last season by thumping Clemson. Mark Ingram rushed for 150 yards and finished off Virginia Tech with two fourth-quarter touchdowns. Greg McElroy threw for 230 yards in his debut as Alabama’s starting quarterback,

taking quite a beating but standing tall at the end. Alabama held a staggering 498-155 edge in total yards against Virginia Tech’s touted defense, but the Hokies led 17-16 going to the final period. Ingram put Alabama ahead to stay with a 6-yard touchdown run, set up by McElory’s 48-yard pass to Marquis Maze. McElory was 15-of-30, a perfect complement to Nick Saban’s alwayspunishing ground game. Roy Upchurch added 90 yards rushing and the Tide finished with 268 yards on the ground. Virginia Tech hung around following the mantra of coach Frank Beamer, who’s always believed all three phases of the game can contribute to the scoring. The special teams got a touchdown. An interception led to a field goal. Three costly Alabama penalties handed the Hokies another TD, and another long return and personal foul set up a late TD that

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Alabama's Darius Hanks makes a reception as Virginia Tech's Kam Chancellor defends during the first half of Saturday’s game. gave the Hokies a chance. But Alabama would not be denied, even with all the miscues. After Ryan Williams’ spectacular Please see BAMA WINS, page 3B

Wells leads Reds past Braves ATLANTA (AP) — With the Cincinnati Reds on a roll, Kip Wells figured he had a good shot at his first win since last April. Giving up just one hit in six innings sure helped him out, too. Joey Votto’s two-run homer backed Wells and lifted the Cincinnati Reds to a season-high sixth straight win, 3-1 over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. “I knew I didn’t have a win this season so far. Obviously it’s good to get a win any time much less the fact that we’re playing fairly well right now,” Wells said. “I was trying to stay within myself. I had to pitch a little more efficiently, pitch a little

more finesse, less intensity.” The fading Braves, who fell six games behind Colorado in the NL wild-card race, have lost four straight. Wells (1-3) last won on April 17, 2008, when he was with Colorado. He gave up only a single to Garret Anderson in the second inning. The right-hander walked four, struck out four and hit a batter. “Kip gave us all he had for six innings. It got a little hairy there but he got out of a couple of jams,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. Nate McLouth hit a run-scorPlease see BRAVES, page 2B

tive rushing performance since 2004 — three years before Davis’ debut in Chapel Hill. “There’s definitely some things we can work on in the passing game, but our running game was absolutely awesome,” Yates said. The Bulldogs couldn’t get anything going against a defense returning an Atlantic Coast Conference-best nine starters, finishing with 30 yards rushing — North Carolina’s stingiest game since 2005. Please see HEELS, page 2B

The name debate continues


Late surge not enough for Wake in loss to Baylor WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Robert Griffin might have discovered a new way to beat opponents: give up the ball. “I just gave other guys a chance to shine,” Baylors gifted quarterback said. “Teams are going to key on me, based on what I did last year, based on how explosive I was last year. We still won the game.” Griffin completed his first eight passes, finishing with 136 yards passing and a touchdown, to help Baylor beat Wake Forest 24-21 on Saturday. Kendall Wright ran for a touchdown, wide receiver Ernest Smith passed for a score and David Gettis caught one for the Bears, who opened last season with a 41-13 home loss to the Demon Deacons. Griffin, the 2008 Big 12 Freshman of the Year, also ran for 41 yards on 13 carries for Baylor. Joe Pawelek finished with seven tackles, a sack and an interception. The Bears snapped a nine-game road losing streak, which dated back to a 34-21 victory against Buffalo last season. “We deserved what we got, and I give Baylor credit for that,” Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe said. “I think from a confidence standpoint, it would have been better if we started faster on both sides of the football.” After Wake Forest’s Riley Skinner threw his second interception, the Bears took a 17-7 lead

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina built its identity the past few years around three star receivers. During their first game without them, the Tar Heels wound up defining themselves by their ability to run — and to stop The Citadel from doing so. Shaun Draughn rushed for 118 yards, Ryan Houston had two short touchdown runs and No. 21 North Carolina had its best rushing game under coach

Butch Davis during a 40-6 rout of the Bulldogs on Saturday night. “Great way to start a season,” Draughn said. “It didn’t even feel like I had that many yards.” T.J. Yates threw for two touchdowns in the decisive first half, finishing 9 of 20 for 114 yards in three quarters with scoring passes of 18 yards to Johnny White and 21 yards to Greg Little for the Tar Heels (1-0). North Carolina rolled up 375 total yards, and its 261 on the ground marked its most produc-

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Atlanta’s Martin Prado walks back to the dugout after striking out to end the seventh inning in Saturday’s game. The Reds defeated the Braves 3-1.

The “Kurr” Lake controversy continues. My wife was discussing the different naming conventions over lunch with some of her co-workers this week and told me that a heated debate arose when two of them recalled childhood camping trips, one to Buggs Island, and the other to “Car” Lake. Then someone else tried to say that it was actually “Kurr” Lake, and that was when the catfight broke out. And this took place Walt amongst a group Bowen of people On the Water that live Weekly over 100 miles from Vance County. Oh well, like I told my dad, some people would rather climb to the top of a tall pine tree to argue about something than to stand flat footed on the ground and agree with someone. My dad is one of the tree climbers. Heading back over to Lake Gaston early last Saturday morning to see whether I could still find some fish deep, I ended up catching a few, although I didn’t fish in the areas where I have been catching them over the last few weeks. I plan to not head back to that spot until the BFL tournament that starts on Saturday, Sept. 12. Hopefully some of the bigger ones will still be hanging around those deep ledges, despite the recent cool weather which has probably gotten the fall migration to the backs of the creeks started up. Some of the fish I did catch came from the edges of the grass up in the river, and some others from ledges around the lake where I have located fish over the past few weeks. Leaving just after lunch to beat the heat and to miss all the boaters, I enjoyed a nice afternoon of jet skiing and tubing with my daughter Laura and her husband Eddie. The newlyweds came

Please see FISHING, page 3B



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Two-minute drill NASCAR Harvick relaims lead late for Nationwide win HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick led most of the race and then passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. with two laps left to regain the lead and win the Degree V12 300 Nationwide Series race on Saturday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick and Kyle Busch each went into the pits for gas and four tires with 14 laps remaining while Earnhardt and Brian Keselowski stayed on the track, gambling they had enough gas to finish the race. Earnhardt and Keselowski had enough gas, but were still passed by Harvick and Busch, who finished second. Harvick led 131 of the 195 laps. Harvick claimed his second Nationwide Series win of the season in a car fielded by the race team he built with wife Delana. He also won in Bristol, Tenn., in March.

Truex wins first pole at Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. has won his first pole at Atlanta Motor Speedway, just in time for the track’s first scheduled race entirely under the lights. Truex won the pole for Sunday night’s Pep Boys Auto 500 with his lap of 184.149 mph on Saturday. It is Truex’s second pole of the season after qualifying first and finishing 11th at the Daytona 500. Truex is leaving Earnhardt Ganassi Racing after the season to join Michael Waltrip Racing and said he wants to give his current team a win. Kasey Kahne, who is 11th in the Sprint Cup standings, qualified second at 183.497 mph.

Minor Leagues Parker’s walk-off single wins it for Mudcats Logan Parker hit a one-out, line-drive single to right in the bottom of the ninth to score Zack Cozart for the winning run for the Carolina Mudcats Saturday night in Zebulon. The run made it 3-2. Carolina was down 2-0 going into the eighth. They tied it up in the inning on RBIs from Kris Negron and Shaun Cumberland.

Sports on TV Sunday, Sept. 6 AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m. n ESPN2 — NHRA, qualifying for U.S. Nationals, at Indianapolis 4 p.m. n ABC — The Off-Road Championship Series, at Crandon, Wis. 5 p.m. n ESPN2 — NHRA, qualifying for U.S. Nationals, at Indianapolis (same-day tape) 7:30 p.m. n ESPN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Pep Boys Auto 500, at Hampton, Ga. COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2 p.m. n ESPN2 — NCAA, FCS, MEAC/ SWAC Challenge, Grambling St. vs. South Carolina St., at Orlando, Fla. 3:30 p.m. n ESPN — Mississippi at Memphis 7 p.m. n FSN — Colorado St. at Colorado GOLF 8 a.m. n TGC — European PGA Tour, European Masters, final round, at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland 3 p.m. n NBC — PGA Tour, Deutsche Bank Championship, third round, at Norton, Mass. 7 p.m. n TGC — Champions Tour, First Tee Open, final round, at Pebble Beach, Calif. 9:30 p.m. n TGC — LPGA, Canadian Women’s Open, final round, at Calgary, Alberta (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. n WGN — Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Mets 2 p.m. n TBS — Boston at Chicago White Sox 8 p.m. n ESPN2 — San Diego at L.A. Dodgers MOTORSPORTS 1 p.m. n SPEED — MotoGP 250, at Misano, San Marino (same-day tape) 2 p.m. n SPEED — MotoGP World Championship, at Misano, San Marino (same-day tape) 8 p.m. n SPEED — FIM World Superbike, at Nurburg, Germany (same-day tape) 12:30 a.m.

n SPEED — AMA Pro Racing, at Millville, N.J, (same-day tape)

PREP FOOTBALL Noon n ESPN — Colerain (Ohio) vs. Elder (Ohio), at Cincinnati TENNIS 11 a.m. n CBS — U.S. Open, men’s third and women’s fourth round, at New York Monday, Sept. 7 AUTO RACING 1 p.m. n ESPN2 — NHRA, U.S. Nationals, final eliminations, at Indianapolis (same-day tape) COLLEGE FOOTBALL 4 p.m. n ESPN — Cincinnati at Rutgers 8 p.m. n ESPN — Miami at Florida St. CYCLING 1 a.m. n VERSUS — Tour of Missouri, first stage, at St. Louis (delayed tape) GOLF 2 p.m. n NBC — PGA Tour, Deutsche Bank Championship, final round, at Norton, Mass. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. n WGN — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh PREP FOOTBALL 11:30 a.m. n FSN — Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Series, Euless Trinity (Texas) vs. Bingham (Utah), at Arlington, Texas 2:30 p.m. n FSN — Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Series, Colleyville Heritage (Texas) vs. Irving MacArthur (Texas), at Arlington, Texas 5:30 p.m. n FSN — Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Series, Mansfield Timberview (Texas) vs. Mansfield Summit (Texas), at Arlington, Texas 8:30 p.m. n FSN — Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Series, Klein Oak (Texas) vs. Notre Dame Prep (Calif.), at Arlington, Texas TENNIS 11 a.m. n CBS — U.S. Open, round of 16, at New York 7 p.m. n ESPN2 — U.S. Open, round of 16, at New York

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Spiders bite Blue Devils, 24-16 DURHAM (AP) — Tyler Kirchoff rushed for a touchdown and blocked a punt leading to another score to help Richmond defeat Duke 24-16 on Saturday night. The Spiders, reigning champions of the Football Championship Subdivision, won their 10th straight victory dating back to last season. Kirchoff didn’t handle the ball much, but he made his touches count. He blocked a punt that teammate Jonathan Mayfield returned 5 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring midway through the first quarter. He then scored

on a 1-yard touchdown to put the Spiders ahead 21-9 with less than 10 minutes left in the game. Thaddeus Lewis completed 34 of 55 passes for 350 yards and two touchdowns for the Blue Devils in front of a crowd of 33,311, Duke’s largest at home since 2001. The Blue Devils, who lost their opener for the sixth time in the last seven years, missed a pair of field goals. Both teams struggled to move the ball on offense in the early going, but they had even more difficulty getting rid of it on special teams. Duke’s first pos-

session ended with punter Kevin Jones leaping to catch a high snap and then having his punt blocked by Kirchoff. Two possessions later, the Spiders had a high snap of their own. Standing just in front of his goal line, Richmond punter Brian Radford watched the ball sail over his head out the back of the end zone for a safety. The Spiders went ahead 14-2 on a 2-yard touchdown run by Justin Forte early in the second quarter. Kirchoff kept alive the drive, converting a fourth-and-1 from the Duke 18 with a tough

run up the middle. Duke answered on its ensuing possession when Lewis lofted a long pass that hit Johnny Williams in stride for a 54-yard touchdown. Lewis also engineered a touchdown drive with 2:13 remaining to cut Richmond’s lead to 24-16. But by then, most of the fans who entered the stadium excited about the start of Duke’s second season under coach David Cutcliffe had departed. Derek Hatcher recovered the ensuing onside kick for the Spiders, who ran out the clock.

East Carolina holds off App State, 29-24 By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer

GREENVILLE — Brandon Jackson and Dominique Lindsay each had first-half touchdown runs to help East Carolina build a big lead and then hold off a late rally from Appalachian State to win 29-24 on Saturday. Jackson sat out last year after transferring from Kentucky, but scored on a 39-yard run on his first carry for a 7-0 lead less than 2 minutes into the game. Lindsay later scored on a 21-yard run to give the Pirates a 24-0 lead early in the second quarter. But the Mountaineers suddenly came alive in the third quarter behind reserve quarterback Travaris Cadet, who directed three second-half scoring drives and got the ball back with 1:28 left and a chance for the win. But Cadet took a costly sack after Appala-

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East Carolina’s Brandon Jackson heads to the endzone on a 39-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of ECU’s 29-24 win over Appalachian State in Greenville Saturday. chian State had driven near midfield, and his fourthdown pass fell incomplete to seal the Pirates’ win with 16 seconds left. Edwards, named the top player in FCS last year, is still recovering from a foot injury sustained in a lawnmower accident at his off-campus residence last month. He watched from

the sideline as sophomore DeAndre Presley got the start, then gave way to Cadet after it seemed the Pirates were on their way to an easy win. For the Pirates, it had to be a frustrating way to win their third season opener in five tries under Skip Holtz. They looked downright dominant in the first half,

showing off a deep backfield that helped the Pirates to 189 yards rushing on the day while the defense seemed to overpower the Mountaineers. The Pirates scored on their first three drives and led 24-0 before the Mountaineers even managed a first down. Jackson, who sat out last year after transferring from Kentucky, scored on a 39-yard sprint on his first carry for the 7-0 lead less than 2 minutes into the game. Lindsay later skipped through the line for a 21-yard touchdown to make it 24-0 on the way to 105 yards rushing on the day. But quarterback Patrick Pinkney wasn’t sharp, throwing for just 131 yards and two interceptions. And, eventually, the Mountaineers finally started getting some stops to give their offense a chance to build some needed momentum.

Bulls clinch South Division with win Special to the Dispatch

The Bulls clinched their third-straight International League South Division Championship with a 5-1 victory over the Norfolk Tides Saturday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Four Durham pitchers combined to hold Norfolk

to one unearned run while allowing only three hits and one walk with 12 strikeouts. Starting pitcher Rayner Oliveros (1-0) picked up his first Triple-A win with five and two-thirds innings of work, with a run on two hits, one walk and eight strikeouts. The Bulls got on the board first in the third inning with a single from

Henry mateo scoring Elliot Johnson from second. They added two more in the fourth as Johnson and Michel Hernandez both laced back-to-back RBI singles to make the score 3-0. Norfolk platted its first and only run in the sixth inning. After Dave Krynzel stole second and advanced to third on a missed-catch

error by Johnson, Justin Turner plated him with a sacrifice fly to center field, cutting Durham's lead to 3-1. The Bulls added a pair of insurance runs in the bottom of the eighth. With the bases loaded, Hernandez hit a single up the middle to drive in two runs, capping Durham's 5-1 victory.

the sixth, gave up three runs on four hits and three walks in seven innings. The right-hander has gotten either a nodecision or loss in 12 of his 29 starts in which he has allowed two earned runs or less. “I don’t know what to say anymore. It’s getting

frustrating, considering how important these games are,” said Jurrjens, who has a 2.93 ERA. It was the 15th time this season that Atlanta has scored three runs or less in a game Jurrjens has started. The Braves are 1-14 in those games.

BRAVES, from page 1B ing single off Nick Masset in the seventh. Votto hit a two-run homer off Jair Jurrjens (10-10) in the sixth inning to put the Reds up 2-0. The 417-foot drive over the center field fence was his 21st. Brandon Phillips followed with a double to left and scored on an RBI

single by Scott Rolen. “I’m just missing a lot of pitches I was driving before,” said Votto, who is hitting .304. “It was just one of those bad stretches that some players go through. Hopefully I’ve turned the corner.” Jurrjens, who had allowed only one hit until

HEELS, from page 1B “These guys weren’t trying to line up and just run the ball,” North Carolina safety Deunta Williams said. “They were trying to trick us and do different things. ... There’s not a lot of teams that’s just going to be able to run the ball against our front seven.” Da’Norris Searcy returned a late punt 77 yards for a touchdown for the Tar Heels, who played their first opener as a ranked team since they were No. 12 in 1998 and were upset 13-10 by Miami (Ohio). This one was nowhere near that close after a second quarter in which North Carolina scored on four straight possessions. The halftime stat sheet was all Tar Heels: They led 23-0, outgained the Bulldogs 204-73, held a 108-16 advantage in yards rushing and forced four turnovers. Citadel coach Kevin Higgins said his defense “was on the field too long, and they got worn down. That was obvious to see.”

The only thing in question after the break was whether North Carolina could polish off its first shutout since beating Duke 38-0 in the 1999 finale. Sam Keeler spoiled that with a 42-yard field goal with about 7 1/2 minutes left and added another kick in the final minute. Bart Blanchard was 21 of 37 for 117 yards for The Citadel, but threw three first-half interceptions. Two were picked off by Williams — including one in the end zone that thwarted the Bulldogs’ best chance for a touchdown. At least The Citadel kept things closer than it did its last time out — a 70-19 loss to eventual national champion Florida in last year’s finale. That wasn’t much consolation for a Championship Subdivision team looking to beat one of the big boys for the first time since 1992. This was a punishing all-around effort from the

Tar Heels. They entered Davis’ third season hoping to take the next step toward becoming an annual contender in the ACC — but also looking for a way to replace Hakeem Nicks, Brooks Foster and Brandon Tate. Yates spent his night spreading the ball around. Six players caught passes from him, although nobody had more than two catches and his numbers were marred by several drops. He capped the Tar Heels’ second possession of the second quarter with his scoring pass to White to make it 10-0, before hooking up with Little shortly before halftime for the play of the game. Yates was flushed right but found Little outside the hash marks. The onetime running back spun around one defender and shook off three arm tackles while cutting back across the field for his first touchdown catch since 2007. “It was kind of a scramble,” Little said.

Winning Tickets RALEIGH — These numbers were drawn Saturday afternoon by the North Carolina Lottery: Early Pick 3: 5-6-0 Late Pick 3: 1-5-9 Pick 4: 4-2-2-8 Cash 5: 27-15-19-32-10 DES MOINES, Iowa — These numbers were drawn Saturday by Powerball: Numbers: 9-16-27-35-57 Powerball: 29 Powerplay: x3 RICHMOND, Va. — These numbers were drawn Saturday afternoon by the Virginia Lottery: Pick 3: 2-6-3 Pick 4: 7-7-5-1 Cash 5: 1-7-11-20-26 These numbers were drawn Saturday night: Pick 3: 9-7-6 Pick 4: 0-9-2-2 Cash 5: 1-2-19-21-34 Win for Life: 5-14-1533-34-35 Free ball: 1


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FISHING, from page 1B over from Raleigh with their new baby, a tiny kitten named Eva, who terrorized Fred with hisses and face slaps, despite being about one-tenth of his size. Sunday I headed out on Kerr (pronounced “Car�) Lake before 3 a.m. hoping to catch some bass on top water lures. After fishing for over four hours with only one bite (that turned out to be a small channel catfish that smacked a buzz bait for some reason), I headed back to the house for a nap just after sunrise. Susan and I got up around 9 a.m. to enjoy a wonderful breakfast (of homemade link sausage from Billy’s in Wallace) with the family before Laura headed back to Raleigh. Susan and I took a long Jet Ski ride and swam with Fred to cool off Sunday afternoon. You could feel it getting cooler as the day went on and the humidity dropped as the cool front came through. This has surely been strange weather this week, almost like fall. My cousin Jim reports that fishing is picking up at the coast as the weather turned cool there overnight. It was 64 degrees at his house in Whiteville Wednesday morning. If this trend continues, the fishing should pick up even more. Pogies (baitfish) are still located just off Holden

Beach, however now they are holding in balls and you have to look for the concentrated dark colored water to find them. The Pogies were also numerous in the waterway and were a great size for flounder fishing. Several folks have directed their efforts towards Spanish mackerel and bluefish. The Spanish are really thick just off the beach. Not many people like to eat blue fish, but they do make great king mackerel bait. You can assume where there are blues, there are kings. There are reports of king mackerel at the Yaupon Reef, and with the cooler weather, the near shore king bite should start heating up. Inshore there have been some doormat flounder caught lately and that should continue. The cooler water will turn the trout back on as well, and they should really bite well in October and November. Next week’s article – Reports from Lake Gaston and Kerr Lake from the long Labor Day holiday weekend. Tip of the week – Use a fluorocarbon leader when fishing with the new braided lines. The fish won’t see it and you’ll get more bites. Contact the writer at

son of the former New York Giants receiver take it on to the end zone. “Sweet home, Alabama,� blared from the speakers as the teams left the field. The Tide sure feels at home in Atlanta to start the season, following up last year’s 34-10 blowout of favored Clemson on the very same field. That victory propelled Alabama to a 12-0 record during the regular season, but their national title hopes were dashed by Florida in the Southeastern Conference championship game.

WAKE, from page 1B early in the third quarter when Wright scored on a 37-yard run. Baylor pulled ahead by 17 points later in the quarter when Smith caught a lateral from Griffin and then tossed a 33-yard touchdown to Lanear Sampson. “Weve got a lot tricks left,� Griffin said. “Coach (Art) Briles is an offensive genius, everybody knows that. We might have used three or four today, but we probably have about 15 in the bag.� Skinner connected with Andrew Parker for a 5-yard touchdown with 3:57 remaining to bring the Deacons within 24-21.

That was as close as they would get, with Griffin and Baylor running all but the final 1:23 off the clock. Skinner, who is currently the all-time ACC leader in completion percentage, completed 20 of 31 for 143 yards and two touchdowns, but he threw three interceptions. “We made it a little more interesting that it needed to be,� Briles said. “I really thought our guys, for the most part, played good enough to dominate this football game. We just didn’t put them away when we had the opportunities to do so.�

Bradford injured, BYU upsets Sooners ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford helplessly watching on the sideline, his right arm in a sling, BYU upset No. 3 Oklahoma 14-13 on Saturday night. Max Hall threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to wideopen McKay Jacobson in the back of the end zone with 3:03 left. The Sooners’ last hope to recover and win without their star quarterback Bradford ended when Tress Way came up short on a 54-yard field goal with 1:23 left. BYU players exchanged flying chest bumps right away, then celebrated even more wildly when their upset was complete, a stunning end to the first college football game — and first regular-season game — ever played at the nearly $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium. The Cougars last victory versus a ranked nonconference opponent was against No. 1 Miami in 1990. Bradford sprained his throwing shoulder when he was tackled to the turf on a hard, clean hit by linebacker Coleby Clawson in the closing seconds of the first half. Oklahoma kicked a field goal on the next play to up 10-7, but backup Landry Jones wasn’t able to stretch it very much.

No. 1 Florida 62, Charleston Southern 3 GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow accounted for two touchdowns and Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps had scoring runs as No. 1 Florida overwhelmed a helpless opponent. Florida, an overwhelming favorite to repeat as national champs, accomplished everything it wanted to in the opener. The Gators unveiled some new wrinkles, won the game in convincing fashion and avoided any major injuries. A better test comes in two weeks, when Tennessee visits Gainesville. The Volunteers beat Western Kentucky 63-7 in coach Lane Kiffin’s debut Saturday. No. 2 Texas 59, Louisiana-Monroe 20 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Colt McCoy passed for 317 yards and two touchdowns and No. 2 Texas romped past Louisiana-Monroe 5920 on Saturday night. Last season’s runner-up for the Heisman Trophy connected with Jordan Shipley for a 78-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. Cody Johnson scored Texas’ first three touchdowns on short runs and freshman D.J. Monroe returned a first-half kickoff 89 yards for a TD. Texas got exactly what



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BAMA WINS, from page 1B 32-yard touchdown run made it 27-24 — he was given the score after a replay showed he stayed inbounds long enough to stick the ball inside the pylon while flying through the air face up — the Tide calmly responded with a lightning-quick 74-yard drive to clinch it. Ingram ripped off a 39yard run. McElroy hooked up with Colin Peek on a 19-yard pass. Finally, McElroy took a snap at the 18, rolled to his right, hit Ingram on the run and watched the namesake

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field goal with 7 seconds left, but Broderick Binns blocked Billy Hallgren’s 40-yard attempt on a first down. Believing the game was over, Hunter and several Hawkeyes allowed UNI to recover the ball with a second left.

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BYU wide receiver McKay Jacobson celebrates with teammates following his touchdown reception during Saturday’s game with Oklahoma. it paid the Warhawks $850,000 for: A muchneeded tuneup that quickly turned into a rout in the opener for both teams.

No. 4 USC 56, San Jose State 3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Barkley passed for 233 yards after a slow start to his Southern California debut, and the Trojans’ fleet of tailbacks ran for six touchdowns. Barkley, the first nonredshirt freshman to start a season opener at USC, shook off a rocky first quarter to go 15 for 19 with no interceptions. He was at his best handing off to his fellow Trojans, who pounded the Spartans with six consecutive TD drives after trailing 3-0 early in the second quarter. USC’s formidable offensive line cleared the way for 343 yards rushing, along with two scores apiece by Stafon Johnson and Joe McKnight. Barkley’s only TD pass put USC up 42-3 midway through the third quarter. No. 9 Oklahoma State 24, No. 13 Georgia 10 STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Zac Robinson threw two touchdown passes to star receiver Dez Bryant and also scored on a quarterback sneak as Oklahoma State proved itself deserving of its highest preseason ranking ever. The Cowboys capitalized on a fourth quarter fumble by new Georgia starting

quarterback Joe Cox to seal the season-opening win on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Robinson to Bryant. The two also hooked up on an impressive 46-yard score in the first half that got Oklahoma State’s offense going after a sloppy start.

No. 9 Penn State 31, Akron 7 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Daryll Clark threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns, and Penn State celebrated coach Joe Paterno’s return to the sideline with a win. A tenacious defense overwhelmed the Zips’ spread attack, holding Akron to 186 yards of total offense. Akron didn’t record a first down until the third quarter, with Penn State leading by 31. The Nittany Lions scored on their opening drive on a 5 yard run by Evan Royster and never looked back. Graham Zug’s leaping 19-yard touchdown catch gave Penn State a 31-point cushion just before halftime. Clark threw for 254 yards in the first half alone, a school record. No. 22 Iowa 17, Northern Iowa 16 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jeremiha Hunter made up for a mental mistake moments earlier by blocking Northern Iowa’s second field goal try in the closing seconds. The Panthers lined up for the potential winning

No. 23 Notre Dame 35, Nevada 0 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jimmy Clausen threw for four touchdowns, including passes of 70 and 88 yards to Michael Floyd, to lead Notre Dame. Clausen started the game by completing 10 of 11 passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns, highlighted by the 70-yard pass to Floyd. He later bettered that with the 88-yard score. The junior quarterback finished 15 of 18 passing for 315 yards. It was the first easy season-opening win for the Irish since coach Charlie Weis’ first game in 2005, and a good way for Notre Dame to prep for a trip to Michigan next week. No. 24 Nebraska 49, Florida Atlantic 3 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Roy Helu Jr. ran for 152 yards and three touchdowns and Zac Lee passed for 213 yards and two scores in his first start for Nebraska. The Huskers won their 24th consecutive opener, the longest streak in the nation. The Owls fell to 1-16 against opponents from Bowl Championship Series automatic-qualifying conferences, including 0-7 vs. the Big 12. No. 25 Kansas 49, N. Colorado 3 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Todd Reesing sparked slow-starting Kansas with two rushing touchdowns, then passed for two more before the biggest home crowd in school history. Reesing, who has virtually rewritten his school’s passing records, took a seat on the bench midway through the fourth quarter with the Jayhawks holding a 35-3 lead. He hit 13 of 20 passes for 208 yards and two touchdowns and scored on runs of 2 and 13 yards.

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No. 6 Buckeyes fend off late Navy surge By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brian Rolle intercepted a potential two-point conversion in the closing minutes and returned it for two points the other way, helping No. 6 Ohio State hold off pesky Navy 31-27 on Saturday. A crowd of 105,092 — the largest ever to see the Buckeyes open a season — sat in stunned silence after the Midshipmen scored twice in just over 4 minutes to cut a 29-14 deficit to two points with 2:23 left in the game. Navy went for the tie, but Rolle stepped in front of Ricky Dobbs’ pass and rumbled up the sideline to preserve the win in the Midshipmen’s first trip to Ohio Stadium since 1931 — and keep the luster on next week’s showdown between the Buckeyes and No. 4 Southern Cal. Terrelle Pryor was 14 of 21 for 174 yards, and ran for a touchdown and passed for another to help Ohio State build its lead early in the fourth quarter. The Midshipmen came in as three-touchdown underdogs. The Buckeyes came in considered contenders to play for a national championship. As it was, they barely got by Navy. Dobbs, who completed 9 of 13 passes for 156 yards

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Navy’s Ricky Dobbs breaks through the line of scrimmage to score a touchdown against Ohio State during the first quarter of Saturday’s game in Columbus, Ohio. and two scores, rolled left and hit Marcus Curry on a 16-yard scoring pass with 1:24 left in the third quarter to cut Ohio State’s lead to 20-14. The Buckeyes countered with two quick scores. Aaron Pettrey, who kicked three field goals, made a 52-yarder early in the fourth quarter. Two plays later, Dobbs completed a pass in the right flat to Mario Washington that Ohio State safety Kurt Coleman

ripped out of his arms. Linebacker Ross Homan fell on the ball at the Navy 30, and Pryor pitched the ball three plays later to Dan Herron on the option and he bounced in off left tackle on a 6-yard scoring run to put the Buckeyes up 29-14. It stayed that way when Pettrey’s extra-point try clanged off upright. Navy turned it over again on its next possession, but then turned the game around with a defen-

sive stand. The Buckeyes disdained the field goal and went for it on fourth and 2 at their own 15 with 6:30 left, but linebacker Tyler Simmons surged forward to stop Herron for no gain. On the next snap, Dobbs lofted a perfect spiral over the middle to Curry, who had a step on safety Anderson Russell. Curry then outran Russell and Andre Amos to the end zone, completing the third-longest pass play in Navy history. The 85-yard score narrowed the lead to 29-21. Pryor then overthrew a receiver and Navy safety Emmett Merchant intercepted and returned it 28 yards to the Ohio State 33 with just under 4 minutes left. Dobbs ran for 4 yards, then passed for 5. On third and 1 at the 24, he faked a handoff and sprinted straight up the middle for the touchdown. The gasp from the partisan crowd was audible. Navy called timeout to set up for the possible tying two-point try. Dobbs then took the snap and dropped back, passing over the middle. Rolle was the only player close and the junior thundered up the Navy sideline 99 yards for the two points. After getting the onside kick, the Buckeyes finally ran out the clock.

NL Roundup

Pujols homer wins it for Cards in 10th Cardinals 2, Pirates 1 (10) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols lead off the 10th inning with his second career pinch-hit home run, and the St. Louis Cardinals withstood Ross Ohlendorf’s dominating start to beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Saturday night and leave the Pirates one loss short of an unwanted record. Ohlendorf allowed only an unearned run over eight innings and became the 40th major league pitcher to strike out the side on nine pitches in an inning, but didn’t figure in the decision. The Pirates lost their ninth in a row and 81st of the season and, with one more loss, would become the first team in any of the four major American pro sports to have 17 consecutive losing seasons. Giants 3, Brewers 2 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Cain outpitched Yovani Gallardo (12-11) for his first win in more than six weeks and the San Francisco Giants beat the

Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Saturday. Juan Uribe homered to spark a two-run rally in the fourth inning and San Francisco won for the sixth time in eight games. The Giants began the day one game behind Colorado for the NL wild card. The Rockies hosted Arizona later.

Cubs 5, Mets 3 NEW YORK (AP) — Derrek Lee homered twice and drove in three runs in his return to the lineup. Rich Harden struck out 10, all swinging, and Aramis Ramirez also had a two-run homer for Chicago, which scored its most runs since beating the Mets 11-4 last Saturday. Harden (9-8) pitched five effective innings and the Cubs won for the third time in seven games. The righthander allowed two runs, one earned, and seven hits to improve to 4-2 with a 2.40 ERA since the All-Star break. Figueroa (2-4) collected eight more strikeouts but

was undone by two big swings from Ramirez and Lee, back in the lineup after missing two games to be with his wife following the birth of their second child early Thursday morning.

Astros 5, Phillies 4 HOUSTON (AP) — Kaz Matsui’s bases-loaded single drove in two runs in the bottom of the ninth to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. With one out, Geoff Blum walked and Chris Voste singled. Jason Michaels then walked to load the bases. After Michael Bourn grounded out, Brad Lidge (0-7) seemed as if he might escape, but Matsui sent the winning hit back up the middle to give the Phillies closer his 10th blown save of the season. Rockies 4, D-Backs 1 DENVER (AP) — Jose Contreras paid immediate dividends for the Colorado Rockies. Acquired on Monday

from the Chicago White Sox for minor league pitcher Brandon Hynick, Contreras pitched 6 2-3 solid innings to lead the Rockies to a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Seth Smith homered and scored three runs and Carlos Gonzalez also homered for Colorado, which maintained its one-game lead over the Giants in the NL wild-card race.

Marlins 9, Nationals 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez homered, Josh Johnson earned his 14th win and the Florida Marlins beat Washington 9-5 on Saturday night, handing the woeful Nationals their season-high eighth consecutive loss. Brett Hayes also homered for the Marlins and Johnson (14-4) allowed two hits over five innings. The right-hander walked three, struck out one and retired his final 11 batters in Florida’s fourth straight victory. He is 7-2 in his last 10 starts, and 5-0 in his career against the Nationals.

AL Roundup

Mora drives in three, leads O’s past Rangers Orioles 5, Rangers 4 BALTIMORE (AP) — Melvin Mora homered and drove in three runs, rookie Brian Matusz (4-2) earned his third straight win and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 Saturday. Mora hit a solo homer in the second inning, a two-out RBI single in the third and snapped a 4-all tie with a two-out single in the fifth. Besides his sparkling performance at the plate, the third baseman also made an outstanding catch of a foul bunt by Ian Kinsler in the eighth inning. White Sox 5, Red Sox 1 CHICAGO (AP) — Gavin Floyd retired his first 17 batters, gave up only three hits in eight innings and struck out a career-high 11. Floyd (11-9), who issued no walks, had a perfect

game going before Nick Green lined a single to center with two outs in the sixth on a 1-1 pitch. After Green’s clean single, fans gave Floyd a standing ovation. Once he retired the side, teammate Mark Buehrle, who pitched a perfect game against the Rays in July, went up and gave him a hug in the dugout.

Yankees 6, Blue Jays 4 TORONTO (AP) — Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano homered and Andy Pettitte won his fourth straight start. The AL East leaders, who had a seven-game winning streak snapped Friday, have won 15 of 19 on the road. Both homers came off rookie left-hander Brett Cecil (6-4), who allowed three runs and seven hits in 4 2-3 innings while losing for the third time in

four starts.

Twins 4, Indians 1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Scott Baker won his seventh straight decision and extended his mastery of the Cleveland Indians. Baker, who gave up one run in six innings, is 4-0 with a 0.93 ERA in four starts against Cleveland this season. The righthander hasn’t lost since July 7, a span of 11 starts. Andy Marte homered for the Indians in the third, ending Baker’s consecutive scoreless streak against the Indians at 18 innings. Tigers 8, Rays 6 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pinch-hitter Marcus Thames came through with a tiebreaking single during a two-run eighth inning and Alex Avila had a two-run homer to lead the streaking Detroit Tigers past the Tampa

Bay Rays 8-6 on Saturday night. Detroit, which overcame a three-run deficit, went ahead 8-6 when Thames hit a bases-loaded single and Adam Everett drove in a run with a sacrifice bunt. The AL Central leaders, who also got a homer from Placido Polanco, have won five in a row.

Angels 2, Royals 1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Erick Aybar had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning, as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night. Aybar’s single off Yasuhiko Yabuta (0-1) scored Torii Hunter, who led off the 11th with a single and moved to second on a wild pitch. After Juan Rivera walked with one out, Aybar stroked a run-scoring single to right.

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Syracuse quarterback Greg Paulus rolls out under pressure from Minnesota's Barrett Moen, left, during the second quarter of Saturday’s game.

Minnesota spoils Paulus’ debut, wins 20-17 in OT By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Eric Ellestad kicked a 35yard field goal in overtime to give Minnesota a 20-17 victory over Syracuse on Saturday, spoiling the debut of Orange quarterback Greg Paulus in the opener for both teams. Paulus was 19-for-31 for 167 yards and one touchdown, but the former Duke point guard threw his only interception in the extra period to give the Gophers the big break they needed. Adam Weber was 19-for42 for 248 yards and Eric Decker had nine catches for 183 yards to lead Minnesota. Paulus had not played football since he was honored as 2004 national player of the year at Christian Brothers Academy in suburban Syracuse. New coach Doug Marrone, who played for the Orange in the mid-1980s, made Paulus the starter less than two weeks into the preseason. Paulus showed great poise for somebody who had never played the position in college, and his offensive line provided good protection — Paulus was sacked just twice, one of which ended in a roughing

the passer penalty against the Gophers. Paulus appeared calm and collected for most the game, but his ill-advised pass on a scramble on the first possession of overtime sent the Orange to defeat. Paulus, who received an NCAA waiver to play football at Syracuse with his one remaining year of athletic eligibility, seemed at home after the Orange’s first snap of the game sailed way over his head and led to a quick Minnesota touchdown. He looked off defenders and scrambled when he had to, displaying the flair that made him a record-setting high school quarterback five years ago. With Syracuse trailing 14-3 late in the first quarter, Paulus electrified the near-capacity crowd of 48,617, which included former Syracuse star Donovan McNabb, with his first collegiate scoring pass. Facing a second-and-6 from the Minnesota 29, Paulus fooled three defenders with a pump fake and hit a wide-open Mike Williams near the goal line to move the Orange within 14-10. It marked the 10th straight game Williams has had a TD catch, a school record.

Panthers cut 2 more than needed; Irvin on IR By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer

CHARLOTTE — The rules said the Carolina Panthers had to cut to 53 players. They didn’t stop there. Ready to pluck players off the waiver wire to fill a glaring need at defensive tackle, the Panthers reduced their roster to 51 players on Saturday. The moves included putting third-round pick Corvey Irvin on injured reserve and waiving fellow defensive tackle Marlon Favorite. “We just decided that we were going to have two spots there and look to fill them,” general manager Marty Hurney said. Hurney revealed Irvin tore the medial collateral ligament in his knee in Thursday’s preseason finale against Pittsburgh. He was expected to provide depth at a position where the Panthers have few options. Favorite, an undrafted rookie, had seen some time as a starter after Maake Kemoeatu ruptured his Achilles’ tendon on the first day of training camp. The Panthers have also used Nick Hayden there and acquired Louis Leonard from Cleveland on Tuesday. Starter Damione Lewis is the only other defensive tackle on the current roster. Hurney wouldn’t identify players he’s seeking, but said he and the coaching staff were planning to scour the waiver wire late Saturday. “If there are any claims we have until noon

(Sunday) to put them in,” Hurney said. Carolina could also use one of its open roster spots on a punt returner. Rookie Larry Beavers, one of three Panthers to fumble punts Thursday, was waived, leaving Kenny Moore and Captain Munnerlyn on the depth chart. Mark Jones, Carolina’s return man last season, is available after being released by Tennessee. The Panthers again kept kickoff specialist Rhys Lloyd, who had an NFL-high 30 touchbacks last season. Carolina also kept an extra fullback, fourth-round pick Tony Fiammetta, who didn’t come to close to taking starter Brad Hoover’s job. Only four receivers are on the roster, while defensive end Hilee Taylor made the team despite a quiet preseason. Jeremy Leman, one of the surprising stars of the preseason, was cut along with Mortty Ivy, giving Carolina just six linebackers. Other players let go were quarterback Hunter Cantwell; running backs DeCori Birmingham and Jamall Lee; receivers Jason Chery, Kevin McMahan and Marcus Monk; tight end Andrew Davie; offensive linemen Patrick Brown, Justin Geisinger, Keith Gray and Jonathan Palmer; defensive lineman George Hypolite and Casper Brinkley; linebackers Anthony Heygood and Kelvin Smith; safeties Kevin Kaesviharn, Paul Chiara and Joe Fields; and cornerback D.J. Clark.


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17-year-old Oudin upsets Sharapova By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer

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Melanie Oudin celebrates her victory over Maria Sharapova during the third round of the U.S. Open in New York Saturday.

NEW YORK — She sat there in shock. Then, the tears started falling. Believe it or not, 17-yearold Melanie Oudin is the toast of the town at the U.S. Open. Gritting her way through a shaky third set, the 70th-ranked player from Marietta, Ga., pulled off her second upset of the Open on Saturday, defeating a moreseasoned, more-famous, more-moneyed opponent — 29th-seeded Maria Sharapova, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. “I don’t even know what to say right now,” Oudin said, choking back tears in her postmatch interview

in Arthur Ashe Stadium. “Thank you so much for cheering for me.” Sharapova, who has won this tournament once, usually gets those cheers. But on this cloudless day in Queens, the fans were rooting for a new potential queen — the one who stamped the word “Believe” on her shoes, but probably didn’t see this coming so soon. “My goal was to make the top 50,” she said. “But if I keep playing like this, who knows? Hopefully, I can get as high as anything.” She added this upset to one over No. 4 Elena Dementieva in the second round and a win over for-

mer No. 1 Jelena Jankovic earlier this year at Wimbledon. Sharapova, though, was the biggest name in the bunch. Oudin’s confidence is growing as quickly as her resume, and suddenly, it does seem like anything is possible. Her fourth-round match is against No. 13 Nadia Petrova of Russia, though there’s a sense she may have already knocked out the two toughest players on her side of the draw in Dementieva and Sharapova. No. 5 Jankovic is also gone, along with No. 11 Ana Ivanovic. No. 1 Dinara Safina is still there, but she has been playing poorly. The Williams sisters

are on the other side of the draw and it may not be too early to dream about the third-best American, Oudin, going against one of the two best for the U.S. title. “I’ve always been so competitive,” Oudin said. “I go out there and fight as hard as I can. I have ’Believe’ on my shoes. That’s what I did today. I ended up winning and I’m just so happy.” In men’s play, No. 1 Roger Federer extended his winning streak to 37 at the U.S. Open, overcoming some shaky play for a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 victory over No. 31 Lleyton Hewitt. It was Federer’s 14th straight victory over Hewitt, a former No. 1 who won the U.S. Open in 2001.

Hampton beats N.C. Central, 31-24 HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — LaMarcus Coker’s 29-yard touchdown run with 1:28 left rallied Hampton from behind in a 31-24 win against North Carolina Central on Saturday. The Pirates then converted the two-point conversion


1. Charlotte Independence: (3-0) Win vs. Rock Hill South Pointe 35-32 2. Matthews Butler: (2-0) Win vs. Charlotte Vance 54-3 3. Richmond County: (3-0) Win vs. Anson County 63-28 4. West Rowan: (3-0) Win vs. Davie County 39-36 5. East Mecklenburg (2-1) Loss to #6 Mallard Creek 28-19 6. Charlotte Mallard Creek: (2-1) Win vs. #5 East Mecklenburg 7. Southern Durham: (2-1) Loss to Wake ForestRolesville 10-0 8. Reidsville: (3-0) Win vs. McMichael 46-0 9. Fayetteville Britt: (3-0) Win vs. Wilmington Hoggard 42-6 10. Jamestown Ragsdale: (3-0) Win vs. W.Guilford 34-7 11. Shelby Crest: (2-0) Win vs. Asheville T.C. Roberson 7-6 (ot) 12. Eastern Alamance: (3-0) Win vs. Burlington Cummings 35-6 13. Southeast Raleigh: (3-0) Win vs. Raleigh Enloe 42-20 14. Fayetteville Byrd: (2-1) Win vs. Cape Fear 26-20 15. Greensboro Page: (3-0) Win vs. Northern Durham 63-27 16. Southern Pines Pinecrest: (3-0) Win vs. Spring Lake Overhills 42-18 17. Tarboro: (3-0) Win vs. Northern Nash 45-0 18. Newton-Conover: (3-0) Win vs. Hickory 33-6 19. Greensboro Dudley: (2-1) Win vs. # 23 Northern Guilford 12-7 20. Rocky Mount: (2-0) Win vs. NorthamptonEast 33-0 21. Hope Mills South View: (1-2) Loss to Durham Hillside 31-28 22. Charlotte Catholic: (2-1) Loss to Charlotte Country Day 24-17 (ot) 23. Northern Guilford: (2-1) Loss to #19 Greensboro Dudley 12-7 24. Albemarle: (3-0) Win vs. North Stanly 56-0 25. Winston-Salem Carver: (1-2) Loss to Kernersville Glenn 25-19

GOLF PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship Par Scores

Saturday, at TPC Boston Norton, Mass. Purse: $7.5 million Yardage: 7,202; Par: 71 Second Round Sean O’Hair 66-64 — 130 Jim Furyk 63-67 — 130 Marc Leishman 70-62 — 132 Retief Goosen 65-67 — 132 Dustin Johnson 68-65 — 133 Scott Verplank 65-68 — 133 John Senden 69-64 — 133 Justin Leonard 65-68 — 133 Mike Weir 68-65 — 133 Kevin Sutherland 68-65 — 133 Geoff Ogilvy 66-68 — 134 Jason Day 68-66 — 134 Angel Cabrera 65-69 — 134 Padraig Harrington 67-67 — 134 Charlie Wi 71-64 — 135 Pat Perez 70-65 — 135 Jason Dufner 66-69 — 135 Bill Haas 69-66 — 135 Jerry Kelly 66-69 — 135 Steve Stricker 63-72 — 135 Kevin Na 69-66 — 135 Jeff Overton 69-66 — 135 Scott Piercy 67-69 — 136 David Toms 67-69 — 136 Matt Kuchar 65-71 — 136 Bryce Molder 67-69 — 136 Michael Letzig 68-68 — 136 Boo Weekley 68-69 — 137 Charles Howell III 68-69 — 137 Brian Davis 67-70 — 137 Greg Chalmers 67-70 — 137 Brian Gay 70-67 — 137 Lucas Glover 69-68 — 137 Tiger Woods 70-67 — 137 Woody Austin 67-70 — 137 Troy Matteson 66-71 — 137 Kevin Streelman 70-68 — 138 Greg Owen 69-69 — 138 Fredrik Jacobson 70-68 — 138 Charley Hoffman 69-69 — 138 Steve Marino 70-68 — 138 Daniel Chopra 67-71 — 138 D.A. Points 69-70 — 139 Davis Love III 69-70 — 139 Phil Mickelson 71-68 — 139 Zach Johnson 68-71 — 139 J.B. Holmes 72-67 — 139 Justin Rose 69-70 — 139 Vijay Singh 67-72 — 139 Bubba Watson 68-71 — 139 Mark Wilson 70-69 — 139 Hunter Mahan 73-66 — 139 Camilo Villegas 70-69 — 139 Brett Quigley 70-69 — 139

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when quarterback David Legree connected with Isiah Thomas for the final margin, and the Hampton defense held strong for the win. Legree finished 10-of-18 passing for 140 yards with a touchdown and an intercep-

tion, and Coker finished with 59 rushing yards. After trailing 14-10 early in the third quarter, Hampton scored twice before the end of the quarter to retake the lead. Steve Robinson ran for a 1-yard score and Damon McDaniel returned

Scott McCarron 70-70 Brandt Snedeker 70-70 Jason Bohn 73-67 Mathew Goggin 71-69 Richard S. Johnson 68-72 Stephen Ames 67-73 Briny Baird 73-67 Nick Watney 71-69 J.J. Henry 72-68 Ryuji Imada 74-66 Bob Estes 70-71 Luke Donald 69-72 Kenny Perry 69-72 Y.E. Yang 71-70 Jonathan Byrd 67-74 D.J. Trahan 71-70 Sergio Garcia 70-71 Anthony Kim 71-70 Ben Crane 73-68

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Failed to Qualify Stewart Cink 71-71 Nathan Green 68-74 Cameron Beckman 72-70 Rod Pampling 72-70 Lee Janzen 71-71 Ryan Moore 72-70 Heath Slocum 69-73 Tim Clark 70-72 Kevin Stadler 73-70 John Rollins 70-73 Paul Goydos 71-72 Ian Poulter 72-71 John Merrick 70-73 Robert Allenby 76-68 Ted Purdy 75-70 Rory Sabbatini 74-71 Chad Campbell 72-73 John Mallinger 74-71 James Nitties 75-71 Webb Simpson 71-75 Tim Petrovic 75-72 Bo Van Pelt 74-74 Ernie Els 75-73 Nick O’Hern 73-76 Jeff Klauk 75-75 Fred Couples 74-77

Hofstra 17, Stony Brook 10 Holy Cross 20, Georgetown, D.C. 7 Indiana, Pa. 27, C.W. Post 14 Kutztown 25, Clarion 6 Lebanon Valley 47, Gettysburg 42 Marist 31, Sacred Heart 12 Merchant Marine 38, Gallaudet 14 Minnesota 23, Syracuse 20, OT Mount Union 52, St. John Fisher 10 New Hampshire 24, St. Francis, Pa. 14 Penn St. 31, Akron 7 Pittsburgh 38, Youngstown St. 3 Rhode Island 41, Fordham 28 Shenandoah 21, Catholic 3 Shippensburg 24, Edinboro 14 Springfield 55, Fitchburg St. 7 Stonehill 45, Wagner 42 Susquehanna 24, Moravian 0 Utica 64, Becker 7 W. New England 28, Norwich 27 West Virginia 33, Liberty 20

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL Saturday’s scores

SOUTH Alabama A&M 24, Tennessee St. 7 Albany St., Ga. 25, Kentucky St. 0 Auburn 37, Louisiana Tech 13 Austin Peay 34, Newberry 23 Baylor 24, Wake Forest 21 Campbell 48, Methodist 28 Campbellsville 38, Cumberland, Tenn. 37 Charleston, W.Va. 43, St. Augustine’s 41, 3OT Clemson 37, Middle Tennessee 14 East Carolina 29, Appalachian St. 24 Elon 56, Davidson 0 Emory & Henry 24, Ferrum 21 Florida 62, Charleston Southern 3 Florida A&M 21, Delaware St. 12 Fort Valley St. 36, Morehouse 13 Franklin & Marshall 29, Washington & Lee 27 Furman 45, Presbyterian 21 Gardner-Webb 58, Mars Hill 14 Georgia Southern 29, Albany, N.Y. 26 Georgia Tech 37, Jacksonville St. 17 Hampton 31, N.C. Central 24 Hardin-Simmons 48, Whitworth 31 Huntington 31, Maryville, Tenn. 13 Jacksonville 40, Webber International 24 LaGrange 30, Birmingham-Southern 27 Louisiana-Lafayette 42, Southern U. 19 Louisville 30, Indiana St. 10 Marshall 31, S. Illinois 28 McNeese St. 27, Henderson St. 24 Mississippi St. 45, Jackson St. 7 Morehead St. 61, S. Virginia 10 N. Carolina A&T 19, Winston-Salem 10 Norfolk St. 28, Virginia St. 10 North Carolina 40, The Citadel 6 Old Dominion 36, Chowan 21 Rhodes 26, Westminster, Mo. 14 Richmond 24, Duke 16 SE Louisiana 41, Texas A&M Commerce 7 Savannah St. 34, Livingstone 12 Shaw 20, Bethune-Cookman 6 South Florida 40, Wofford 7 Southern Miss. 52, Alcorn St. 0 Tennessee 63, W. Kentucky 7 UAB 44, Rice 24 Union, Ky. 57, Virginia-Wise 7 VMI 14, Robert Morris 13 Vanderbilt 45, W. Carolina 0 W. New Mexico 48, Sul Ross St. 33 William & Mary 26, Virginia 14 Wingate 33, North Greenville 14 Wis.-LaCrosse 28, E. Texas Baptist 13 EAST Albright 28, Ursinus 3 Alfred 35, Mass.-Dartmouth 6 Allegheny 13, Juniata 0 American International 58, Merrimack 34 Boston College 54, Northeastern 0 Bridgewater, Mass. 40, Mount Ida 29 Brockport 22, William Paterson 19 Bryant 19, S. Connecticut 10 Cent. Connecticut St. 28, Lehigh 21 Colgate 35, Monmouth, N.J. 23 College of N.J. 47, Buffalo St. 31 Delaware Valley 23, Johns Hopkins 7 Dickinson 52, Grove City 47 Duquesne 24, Bucknell 19

MIDWEST Alma 28, Bluffton 16 Arkansas Tech 40, Incarnate Word 10 Army 27, E. Michigan 14 Ashland 44, Ferris St. 23 Augsburg 44, Crown, Minn. 13 Augustana, S.D. 32, Emporia St. 21 Bethel, Minn. 52, Concordia, Wis. 10 Butler 42, Albion 3 Capital 31, Adrian 21 Carnegie-Mellon 19, Ohio Wesleyan 7 Case Reserve 33, Kenyon 21 Central 40, Lakeland 17 Centre 34, Hanover 20 Concordia, Ill. 40, St. Scholastica 19 Concordia, Moor. 24, Willamette 17 Connecticut 23, Ohio 16 Cornell, Iowa 28, Grinnell 21 Denison 37, Kalamazoo 20 Drake 22, Grand View 0 Dubuque 60, Rockford 7 Elmhurst 24, Ill. Benedictine 14 Franklin 38, Baldwin-Wallace 31 Grand Valley St. 26, Indianapolis 10 Hastings 34, Doane 10 Hillsdale 37, Michigan Tech 35 Illinois Wesleyan 28, Hope 25 Iowa 17, N. Iowa 16 Kansas 49, N. Colorado 3 Kansas St. 21, Massachusetts 17 Kentucky 42, Miami (Ohio) 0 Malone 35, Apprentice 19 Marietta 20, Thiel 14 Martin Luther 44, Maranatha Baptist 0 Mary 48, Upper Iowa 31 McKendree 55, Olivet Nazarene 3 Michigan 31, W. Michigan 7 Michigan St. 44, Montana St. 3 Midland Lutheran 12, Concordia, Neb. 10 Minn. St., Mankato 37, Bemidji St. 34, OT Minn.-Morris 49, Trinity Bible 0 Minot St. 24, Concordia-St. Paul 21 Missouri 37, Illinois 9 Monmouth, Ill. 39, Loras 20 Morningside 56, Dakota Wesleyan 21 Nebraska 49, Florida Atlantic 3 Nebraska-Kearney 31, Nebraska-Omaha 28 Northwestern 47, Towson 14 Northwestern, Minn. 44, Wis. Lutheran 27 Northwood, Mich. 23, N. Michigan 21 Notre Dame 35, Nevada 0 Ohio Northern 28, North Central 19 Ohio St. 31, Navy 27 Pittsburg St. 41, Chadron St. 13 Purdue 52, Toledo 31 Rose-Hulman 61, Earlham 24 SW Minnesota St. 55, Black Hills St. 10 Saginaw Valley St. 21, Wayne, Mich. 13 St. John’s, Minn. 28, Wis.-River Falls 24 St. Joseph’s, Ind. 31, Valparaiso 6 St. Norbert 42, Wartburg 35, OT St. Olaf 33, Luther 13 St. Thomas, Minn. 54, Macalester 14 Texas A&M-Kingsville 9, Augustana, Ill. 7 Thomas More 14, John Carroll 7 Truman St. 57, Okla. Panhandle St. 7 Wayne, Neb. 41, Minn. St., Moorhead 0 Waynesburg 42, Wooster 39 Winona St. 52, Northern St., S.D. 17 Wis.-Eau Claire 21, Bethel, Tenn. 7 Wis.-Oshkosh 40, Ripon 16 Wis.-Platteville 15, Buena Vista 10 Wis.-Stout 35, Simpson, Iowa 7 Wis.-Whitewater 38, Dickinson St. 3 Wisconsin 28, N. Illinois 20 Wittenberg 37, Olivet 6 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Monticello 27, Ark.-Pine Bluff 3 Arkansas 48, Missouri St. 10 Arkansas St. 61, MVSU 0 BYU 14, Oklahoma 13 Houston 55, Northwestern St. 7 Oklahoma St. 24, Georgia 10 Prairie View 17, Texas Southern 7 S. Nazarene 42, St. Mary, Kan. 28 SMU 31, Stephen F.Austin 23 Texas 59, Louisiana-Monroe 20 Texas A&M 41, New Mexico 6 Texas St. 48, Angelo St. 28 Texas Tech 38, North Dakota 13 FAR WEST Air Force 72, Nicholls St. 0 E. Washington 35, W. Oregon 14 Idaho 21, New Mexico St. 6 Montana 38, Western St.,Colo. 0 Montana Tech 42, Montana Western 28 Oregon St. 34, Portland St. 7

an 82-yard punt for a TD, giving the Pirates a 23-14 lead going into the fourth. North Carolina Central took a 24-23 lead with 11:08 left on Michael Johnson’s 11-yard touchdown run, setting up the winning score for Hampton.

Sean O'Hair tees off on the 18th hole during the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass. Saturday.

Southern Cal 56, San Jose St. 3 Stanford 39, Washington St. 13 UCLA 33, San Diego St. 14 Wyoming 29, Weber St. 22 OTHER NOTABLES AT PRESS TIME California 38, Maryland 6, Third Quarter LSU 17, Washington 13, Half

MLB National League Standings

East Division W L Pct Philadelphia 77 56 .579 Florida 72 64 .529 Atlanta 70 66 .515 New York 61 75 .449 Washington 46 90 .338

GB — 6 1/2 8 1/2 17 1/2 32 1/2

Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 81 56 .591 — Chicago 68 66 .507 11 1/2 Houston 65 70 .481 15 Milwaukee 65 70 .481 15 Cincinnati 62 73 .459 18 Pittsburgh 53 81 .396 26 1/2 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 80 56 .588 — Colorado 76 60 .559 4 San Francisco 75 61 .551 5 Arizona 61 76 .445 19 1/2 San Diego 60 76 .441 20

American League Standings

East Division W L Pct GB New York 87 49 .640 — Boston 78 57 .578 8 1/2 Tampa Bay 72 63 .533 14 1/2 Toronto 60 75 .444 26 1/2 Baltimore 55 81 .404 32 Central Division W L Pct Detroit 74 61 .548 Minnesota 68 67 .504 Chicago 68 69 .496 Cleveland 59 76 .437 Kansas City 51 84 .378

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GB — 6 7 15 23

West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 80 54 .597 — Texas 76 59 .563 4 1/2 Seattle 72 64 .529 9 Oakland 59 76 .437 21 1/2

TRANSACTIONS Saturday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL n American League BOSTON RED SOX—Recalled RHP Michael Bowden from Pawtucket (IL). DETROIT TIGERS—Recalled RHP Armando Galarraga and 1B Jeff Larish from Toledo (IL) and placed Larish on the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF-OF Don Kelly from Toledo. KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Purchased the contracts of LHP Dusty Hughes and RHP Victor Marte from Omaha (PCL). Recalled RHP Carlos Rosa from Omaha. NEW YORK YANKEES—Purchased the contract of RHP Josh Towers from ScrantonWilkes Barre (IL). Released C Kevin Cash. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Activated 3B Edwin Encarnacion from the 15-day DL. n National League ATLANTA BRAVES— Purchased contract of RHP Vladimir Nunez from Gwinnet (IL). Recalled OF Jordan Schafer from Gwinnett and placed him on the 60-day DL. FOOTBALL n National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS—Placed DT Corvey Irvin on injured reserve. Released OL Justin Geisinger and S Kevin Kaesviharn. Waived WR Larry Beavers, RB DeCori Birmingham, DL Casper Brinkley, OL Patrick Brown, QB Hunter Cantwell, WR Jason Chery, S Paul Chiara, DB D.J. Clark, TE Andrew Davie, DT Marlon Favorite, DB Joe Fields, OL Keith Gray, LB Anthony Heygood, DT George Hypolite, LB Mortty Ivy, RB Jamall Lee, LB Jeremy Leman, WR Kevin McMahan, WR Marcus Monk; OL Jonathan Palmer and LB Kelvin Smith. COLLEGE MISSISSIPPI STATE—Suspended RB Anthony Dixon from Saturday’s game against Jackson State for violating team rules. TEXAS—Announced senior DB Deon Beasley, junior WR Brandon Collins and sophomore DB Christian Scott will sit out the season-opener against Louisiana-Monroe because they have not been declared eligible by the NCAA.

O’Hair, Furyk grab the early lead in Boston By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

NORTON, Mass. — Sean O’Hair hasn’t made many birdies lately. He saw more than his share Saturday in another day of low scoring at the Deutsche Bank Championship, and some of them were even his own. O’Hair was 8-under par in an eight-hole stretch in the middle of his round, sending him to a 7-under 64 and a share of the lead with Jim Furyk after 36 holes on the TPC Boston. O’Hair and Furyk, who made six birdies in his round of 67, played in the same group with Retief Goosen, who had a 67 and wound up two shots behind. The threesome combined to make 17 birdies and one eagle. “It can either help your or it can really hurt you,” O’Hair said of watching his partners keep making putts. “If you get impatient out there, it can be a detriment. But with the attitude I had out there the last couple of days, it was nice.” No one needed to make birdies quite like Tiger Woods. He was on the cut line when he made the turn and was desperate to secure a tee time for Sunday and make up as much ground as he could. After an unlikely par save from a buried lie in the bunker, Woods gave himself seven

consecutive birdie putts inside 12 feet. He made four of them for a 67, although he still was seven shots behind. O’Hair and Furyk were at 12-under 130, two shots clear of Goosen and Marc Leishman, who had a tournamentlow 62. Nearly half the field of 99 players shot in the 60s. Scott Verplank made an eagle for the second straight day on his way to a 68, leaving him a group of players at 9-under 133 that included Justin Leonard, Mike Weir, Kevin Sutherland and John Senden, who recorded the rarest shot in golf. Senden made a double eagle on the par5 second hole, holing out from 250 yards with a 4-iron. He shot a 64. “It looked like it was just going to roll to the back of the green or just over the back,” Senden said. “And then when the I saw the cheers go up, I knew it was in the hole, so it was exciting.” Most of the excitement came in the morning, however, as O’Hair, Furyk and Goosen lit up the scoreboard in pristine conditions. The best viewing belonged to Geoff Ogilvy in the group behind them. “When you’re watching the group ahead of you throwing birdie after birdie, you know you have to keep making them,” said Ogilvy, who managed a 68 and was in the large group at 8-under 134.

Aggies edge Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Mike Mayhew’s 5-yard touchdown run capped a nine-point fourth quarter in North Carolina A&T’s 19-10 win over Winston-Salem on Saturday night. The Aggies, who led 13-10 after a field goal by Patrick Courtney in the third quarter, secured the game following a Winston-Salem fumble. Brandon Young recovered the fumble by Winston-Salem quarterback Branden Williams on the Rams’ 18-yard line with 4:14 left in the

game. Mayhew scored after Carlton Fears rushed for 17 yards on two carries. Fears had 131 passing yards and 78 rushing yards and one touchdown. The Rams, who fumbled the ball twice for turnovers, had just 33 rushing yards in the game. Williams threw for 42 yards, but lost 20 on the ground. Jarrett Dunston had the Rams’ lone touchdown on a 1-yard run in the second quarter.


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Dwyer drives Ramblin’ Wreck past JSU By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer

ATLANTA — Jonathan Dwyer ran for two touchdowns, and No. 15 Georgia Tech had 335 yards rushing in a 37-17 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (1-0) rested many of their starters in the second half with Clemson visiting Bobby Dodd Stadium on Thursday. Dwyer, the 2008 Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, scored on the first play from scrimmage, taking an option pitch for a 74-yard touchdown. He finished with 95 yards rushing on seven carries, including a 5-yard touchdown later in the first quarter. Jacksonville State (0-1) trailed 31-7 at halftime, scoring on Brooks Robinson’s 20-yard flea-flicker TD catch. After Dwyer’s first score,

AP Photo/John Amis

Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer is flanked by Josh Nesbitt and Demaryius Thomas as he celebrates scoring a touchdown against Jacksonville State during the first half of Saturday’s game. Jacksonville State fumbled away the ensuing kickoff when Anthony Barnes knocked the ball loose from Jamal Young, and Jemea Thomas recovered at the Gamecocks 23. Scott Blair’s 20-yard field goal ended that drive. The Yellow Jackets went

up 17-0 on Dwyer’s second TD run later in the first quarter. Georgia Tech’s Demaryius Thomas caught four passes for 101 yards. His 56-yard reception put the Yellow Jackets on the Jacksonville State 17 midway through the sec-

ond quarter. Josh Nesbitt ended the four-play drive by running for a 10-yard touchdown on a quarterback keeper that made it 24-7. The schedule gets no easier next week for Jacksonville State, as the FCS school visits Florida State. Calvin Middleton led the Gamecocks with 59 yards rushing on 11 carries. Quarterback Marques Ivory completed 23 of 38 passes for 193 yards, two TDs and one interception that Georgia Tech safety Morgan Burnett picked off for the 11th of his career. Nesbitt was 6-of-11 for 141 yards. Anthony Allen’s 26-yard TD catch made it 37-10 early in the fourth quarter. Georgia Tech’s halftime lead was padded in the final minute when Jerrard Terrant returned a punt for a 58-yard score. It was the Yellow Jackets’ first TD on a punt return in six years.

Boston College hammers Northeastern, 54-0 By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer

BOSTON — Montel Harris scored on a 48-yard run on Boston College’s first play from scrimmage, and the Eagles ran away from Northeastern for a 54-0 victory on Saturday. Harris ran for 104 yards and three touchdowns — two rushing, one receiving — in the first half. Justin Tuggle and David Shinskie failed to settle the BC quarterback competition: Both had their way with the Football Championship Subdivision Huskies. Tuggle was 3 of 5 for 56 yards, and Shinskie was 7 for 10 for 110 yards. Billy Flutie, the nephew of BC Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie, had his first career touchdown

catch, and the Eagles outgained Northeastern in total offense 441-131. Northeastern quarterback Alex Dulski left with an unspecified injury after a 2-yard run in the second quarter. Matt Carroll replaced him and went 4 of 8 for 28 yards. It was the second career victory for new BC coach Frank Spaziani, the longtime assistant who was promoted when Jeff Jagodzinski was fired after trolling for NFL jobs. Spaziani was the interim coach for a 2006 bowl game after Tom O’Brien defected to North Carolina State. Spaziani led the team onto the field from the tunnel. Then, he turned over the yellow towel he traditionally drapes over his shoulders to line-

backer Mark Herzlich, the Atlantic Coast Conference defensive player of the year who is sitting out this year after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The crosstown rivals are familiar foes in February, when they play in the Beanpot with Boston University and Harvard for the area’s college hockey bragging rights. What’s been a bit of a mismatch on the ice — BC has won 14 Beanpots to four for Northeastern — has been a farce in the football season: BC is now 5-0 against Northeastern, winning by a combined score of 163-30. After the Huskies’ first possession went 3 yards, Ron Conway’s punt took a BC bounce and rolled back to the Northeastern 48 before it was finally downed.

Cavs stunned by William & Mary By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — R.J. Archer was still trying to comprehend it all. The redshirt senior, who grew up near Scott Stadium and was a regular in the stands for Virginia games, came home as William & Mary’s quarterback on Saturday night and played almost mistake-free football in leading the Tribe to a 26-14 victory against Virginia. “I couldn’t have written it any better,” said Archer, who added that he attended several camps at Virginia, but was told he could walk on “if it doesn’t work out somewhere else.” Instead, he picked William & Mary, and earned the starting job in his final year. “To play any big school in front of so many fans is great, but just to have so many family and friends here, it’s kind of hard to describe,” the Earlysville native said. B.W. Webb had three interceptions and returned the last 50 yards for the game-clinching touchdown as the Tribe forced seven turnovers in the debut of the Cavaliers much anticipated spread offense, handing Virginia its first loss to a lower division school since 1986. William & Mary was the winner then, too, a 41-37 victory. But this was supposed to be a big night for the Cavaliers, what with Vic Hall back at quarterback full-time as part of a threequarterback rotation, and the team running new offensive coordinator Gregg Brandon’s spread offense that was expected to be

Harris took the handoff from Tuggle and went left, breaking a couple of tackles near the line before heading to the end zone. Rich Gunnell returned Northeastern’s next punt for 56 yards to the Huskies’ 29; five plays later Josh Haden ran it in from the 7 to make it 14-0. After another three-and-out, Shinskie took BC downfield before Harris scored from 4 yards out and it was 21-0 at the end of the first quarter. The next two BC possessions were the best of the day for the Northeastern defense, which forced BC to punt and kick a field goal. But then Tuggle hit Colin Larmond Jr. for 42 yards to set up another TD, a 6-yard pass to Harris that made it 38-0.

Clemson’s C.J. Spiller runs for a first down as Middle Tennessee State’s Kevin Brown and Cam Robinson pursue during the first half of Saturday’s game. AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain

Tigers win over MTSU, but Spiller injured By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer

CLEMSON, S.C. — C.J. Spiller, who opened the game with a 96-yard kickoff return touchdown, did not play the second half because of injury in Clemson ’s 37-14 win over Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Spiller returned to the Tigers for his senior season for one last crack at an Atlantic Coast Conference championship. He showed off that desire — along with some blazing speed — as he broke through the Blue Raiders for his school-record fourth career return for a touchdown. However, Spiller appeared to come up funny after his 50-yard punt return in the second quarter. He returned for a couple of snaps after that and jogged to the locker room with about 3 minutes left in the quarter. Spiller returned early in the third to watch the rest of the game from the sidelines. Athletic spokesman Tim Bourret said Spiller’s injury was not considered serious. Receiver Jacoby Ford picked up where Spiller left off, striking for a 61-

yard punt return score. Ford also added a 43yard touchdown catch. The Blue Raiders also struggled with Clemson’s defensive speed. They didn’t pass midfield in the opening half and fell to 1-7 all-time against ACC opponents. Clemson and Spiller, its Heisman hopeful, couldn’t have asked for a better start with his opening score. The touchdown gave him a school record for return TDs he shared with Justin Miller. Spiller looked like he was on his way to second return score, sprinting 50-yards down the sidelines with a Middle Tennessee punt to start the second quarter. But kicker Alan Gendreau got in front of Spiller and slowed him just enough for the Blue Raiders to catch up. Spiller tested his legs on the side during the Tigers next two offensive series. He finally persuaded Swinney to let him back on, but he did not touch the ball. With about 3 minutes left before halftime, Spiller jogged to the locker room. He came out after the third-quarter kickoff and did not go back in.

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William & Mary quarterback R.J. Archer is tackled by Virginia’s Aaron Clark during Saturdays’ game in Charlottesville, Va. dynamic. Instead, it was anemic as none of the quarterbacks played well. They finished a combined 18-for-33 for 137 yards and were more effective running the ball than throwing it. Hall fumbled it away twice from behind center and a third time when he muffed a punt inside his own 10 yard-line, setting up the field goal that put the Tribe ahead to stay. Jameel Sewell, a two-year starter before missing last season for academic reasons, threw three interceptions, including the one the Webb took back untouched with 2:39 remaining. And Marc Verica, who started nine games last season, wasn’t brought into the game until the fourth quarter with Virginia trailing 19-14 and fumbled the ball away on his 11th play.

The defense, too, played a role, getting no pressure at all on Archer, who completed 23 of 45 passes for 184 yards and ran nine times for 46 yards, including a 23-yard burst. He threw one interception — at midfield on the first play of the fourth quarter — but Virginia ran three plays and had to punt the ball away, drawing boos from a stunned crowd. “Words can’t really describe how high we were before the game, and now it’s some of the lowest of lows,” linebacker Denzell Burrell said. “We’ve got to make a quick turnaround.” The Cavaliers entertain No. 17 TCU next Saturday. The Tribe, which got four field goals (in six attempts) from Brian Pate, finished with a 309-269 total offense advantage after a start that made it seem like a rout was in order.

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ReSTART Internet Addiction Recovery Program client Ben Alexander listens to music in his room at the program’s facility in Fall City, Wash. ReSTART is the residential treatment program for online addicts, and is the first of its kind in the United States.

Addicted to the Internet It’s no longer a joking matter, as a Washington clinic shows By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press Writer

FALL CITY, Wash. — Ben Alexander spent nearly every waking minute playing the video game “World of Warcraft.” As a result, he flunked out of the University of Iowa. Alexander, 19, needed help to break an addiction he calls as destructive as alcohol or drugs. He found it in this suburb of high-tech Seattle, where what claims to be the first residential treatment center for Internet addiction in the United States just opened its doors. The center, called ReSTART, is somewhat ironically located near Redmond, headquarters of Microsoft and a world center of the computer industry. It opened in July and for $14,000 offers a 45-day program intended to help people wean themselves from pathological computer use, which can include obsessive use of video games, texting, Facebook, eBay, Twitter and any other timekillers brought courtesy of technology. “We’ve been doing this for years on an outpatient basis,” said Hilarie Cash, a therapist and executive director of the center. “Up until now, we had no place to send them.” Internet addiction is not recognized as a separate disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, and treatment is not generally covered by insurance. But there are many such treatment centers in China, South Korea and Taiwan — where Internet addiction is taken very seriously — and many psychiatric experts say it is clear that Internet addiction is real and harmful. The five-acre center in Fall City, about 30 miles east of Seattle, can handle up to six patients at a time. Alexander is the first patient of the program, which


ReSTART Internet Addiction Recovery Program co-founder Cosette Dawna Rae helps client Ben Alexander of Iowa City, Iowa, cook bacon for a dinner of hamburgers at the program’s facilities in Fall City, Wash. Cooking meals is among the activities that help patients recover. uses a cold turkey approach. He spends his days in counseling and psychotherapy, doing household chores, working on the grounds, going on outings, exercising and baking a mean batch of ginger cookies. Whether such programs work in the long run remains to be seen. For one thing, the Internet is so pervasive that it can be nearly impossible to resist, akin to placing an alcoholic in a bar, Cash said. The effects of addiction are no joke. They range from loss of a job or marriage to car accidents for those who can’t stop texting while driving. Some people have died after playing video games for days without a break, generally stemming from a blood clot associated with being sedentary. Psychotherapist Cosette Dawna Rae has owned the bucolic retreat center since 1994, and was searching for a new use for it when she hooked up with Cash. They

decided to avoid treating people addicted to Internet sex, in part because she lives in the center with her family. According to Dr. Kimberly Young of the Center for Internet Addiction Recovery in Bradford, Pa., addiction warning signs are being preoccupied with thoughts of the Internet; using it longer than intended, and for increasing amounts of time; repeatedly making unsuccessful efforts to control use; jeopardizing relationships, school or work to spend time online; lying to cover the extent of Internet use; using the Internet to escape problems or feelings of depression; physical changes to weight, headaches or carpal tunnel syndrome. Exactly how to respond is being debated. For instance, Internet addiction can be a symptom of other mental illness, such as depression, or conditions like autism, experts say. “From what we know,

many so-called ‘Internet addicts’ are folks who have severe depression, anxiety disorders, or social phobic symptoms that make it hard for them to live a full, balanced life and deal faceto-face with other people,” said Dr. Ronald Pies, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. “It may be that unless we treat their underlying problems, some new form of ‘addiction’ will pop up down the line,” Pies said. There is debate about whether to include Internet addiction as a separate illness in the next edition of the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,” due in 2012, which determines which mental illnesses get covered by insurance. Pies and Dr. Jerald Block, of Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, said there is not enough research yet to justify that.

“Among psychiatrists there is general recognition that many patients have difficulty controlling their impulses to chat online, or play computer games or watch porn,” Block said. “The debate is how to classify that.” Cash, co-author of the book “Video Games & Your Kids,” first started dealing with Internet addiction in 1994, with a patient who was so consumed by video games that he had lost his marriage and two jobs. Internet addicts miss out on real conversations and real human development, often see their hygiene, their home and relationships deteriorate, don’t eat or sleep properly and don’t get enough exercise, Rae said. Alexander is a tall, quiet young man who always got good grades and hopes to become a biologist. He started playing “World of Warcraft,” a hugely popular online multiplayer role playing game, about a year ago, and got sucked right in. “At first it was a couple of hours a day,” he said. “By midway through the first semester, I was playing 16 or 17 hours a day. “School wasn’t interesting,” he said. “It was an easy way to socialize and meet people.” It was also an easy way to flunk out. Alexander dropped out in the second semester and went to a traditional substance abuse program, which was not a good fit. He graduated from a 10-week outdoors-based program in southern Utah, but felt he still had little control over his gaming. So he sought out a specialized program and arrived in Fall City in July. He thinks it was a good choice. “I don’t think I’ll go back to ‘World of Warcraft’ anytime soon,” Alexander said.

Are you addicted? 11 signs that you might be a little too connected to the Internet Signs of Internet addiction, according to Hilarie Cash, executive director of the ReSTART center for Internet addiction near Seattle. Three of the following symptoms suggest abuse, five or more addiction: • Increasing amounts of time spent on Internet. • Failed attempts to control behavior. • Heightened euphoria while on Internet. • Craving more time on the Internet, restless when not there. • Neglecting family and friends. • Lying to others about use. • Internet interfering with job and school. • Feeling guilty or ashamed of behavior. • Changes in sleep patterns. • Weight changes, backaches, headaches, carpal tunnel. • Withdrawl from other activities. — The Associated Press


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Upcoming Reunions Northern Vance High School Class of 1993 The Northern Vance graduating Class of 1993 will be having a reunion during October 2009. Organizers need an idea of the number of people interested in at-

tending. Please let us know by sending an e-mail to

J.F. Webb Class of 1969 The weekend of Sept. 18-19, J. F. Webb High School’s Class of 1969 will

be celebrating its 40th high school reunion. Class members are encouraged to visit the class website at www. for information about the reunion weekend and to prepare a class member profile. For additional information, please contact William Adcock at (919) 693-8000 or

John R. Hawkins Class of 1969 John R. Hawkins High School Class of 1969 is planning its 40th reunion. Classmates interested in attending should contact, (240) 350-4822; raymanley@, (908) 307-0220; or, (919) 599-1457 for information.

Vance High School Class of 1975 The 35th reunion for the

Vance Senior High School Class of 1975 is being planned for 2010. Members of the class interested in information should call or e-mail Oney Venable Jones at 492-9887 ( or Gloria Wilson Hawley at 492-5851 (gloriahawley@

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Jamie Suzanne Thompson marries David Louis Tuck Jamie Suzanne Thompson and David Louis Tuck, both of Henderson, were married at 4 p.m. on July 11, 2009, at Carey Baptist Church in Henderson. The Rev. Al James officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Thompson of Henderson. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kinton of Henderson and the late Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Thompson of Warrenton. The bride earned her associate’s degree from Vance-Granville Community College. She is currently employed as a radiologic technologist at Maria Parham Medical Center. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Tuck of Henderson. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mangum of Henderson, the late Lawrence Tuck of Henderson, and the late Glinnie Tuck of Durham. The groom graduated

Mr. and Mrs. David Louis Tuck

from James Madison High School. He is currently employed as a production technician at Cree Technologies. The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a white, strapless gown with a satin adorned with beaded metallic lace. The taffeta skirt with pick ups flowed into a chapellength train. Her fingertip veil and tiara were accented with beads and crystals. She carried a bouquet of white roses and white hydrangeas with hypericum berries. Matron of honor was Lauren Thompson, sisterin-law of the bride. Maid of honor was Katie Brown, friend of the bride. The bridesmaids were Mary Catherine Abbott and Katie Grissom, friends of the bride, and Taylor Stanton, niece of the groom. The groom’s father served as best man.

Groomsmen were Steven Adcox, Daniel Reynolds and Jason Reynolds, friends of the groom; and Matthew Thompson, brother of the bride. Keira Stainback, cousin of the bride, served as flower girl. Ring bearer was Chase Fulghum, nephew of the groom. Organist Janet Stallings and pianist/vocalist Laurie walker provided a program of wedding music with assistance from vocalist/guitarist Wayne Kinton. The wedding director was Jan Parham. Register and program attendant was Krystal Clayton. Immediately following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Henderson Convention Center. The bride’s aunts, Debbie Kinton, Eleanor Fuller, Verliene Stainback and Anne Harris, served cake. The cake table was overlayed with the bride’s mother’s veil.

After a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple now resides in Henderson.

Wedding showers/events • A gift card shower was hosted by Matthew and Lauren Thompson and Katie Brown on March 28, 2009, at the Thompsons’ home. • Family and friends hosted a bridal shower on April 26, 2009 at Carey Baptist Church. • A bachelorette party was hosted on May 28-31, 2009, at Nags Head by Lauren Thompson and Katie Brown. • Lauren Thompson and Katie Brown also hosted a lingerie shower at Nags Head on May 30, 2009. • On July 10, 2009, the groom’s parents hosted the rehearsal dinner at Carey Baptist Church.

Blanton and Ruth Hartness celebrate 50th anniversary Blanton and Ruth Hartness were feted with a 50th wedding anniversary dinner, held at 518 West in Raleigh, on Aug. 22, 2009. The event was hosted by their four children, their spouses and their five grandchildren. In attendance were Blanton and Kim Hartness and their daughter, Hunter; Scott and Marcia Hartness and their children, Libby and Sean; Angela Hartness Smith and her son, Alex; and Hunter and Susan Hartness. Jim and Brandon Smith were unable to attend because of illness. Special guests were Jason Spain and McKenzie Nazal. The couple was married on Aug. 22, 1959, at First Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas (right).

Engagement Announcements Joyce Bozeman Poisall of Stem and Ernest Eugene (Cornbread) Powell of Oxford announce their engagement to be married at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2009, at Promised Land Community Church which meets at Creedmoor Elementary School. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late J.A. and Vivian Bozeman of Coleman, Texas. Friends and family are invited to attend and bring a covered dish for a shared meal after the ceremony.

Joe and Carolyn Staton of Lumberton, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lakisha Reneé Staton of Raleigh, to William Devon Henderson, also of Raleigh. The groom-elect is the son of William E. Henderson and Mildred Henderson of Henderson. The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2009, at the Abundant Life Christian Center in Raleigh. Friends and family are Ms. Staton and Mr. Henderson invited to attend.

Julie Cooke retires from VGCC Julie V. Cooke of Norlina recently retired as an instructor and coordinator of occupational healthcare programs for Vance-Granville Community College. Cooke’s colleagues held a retirement celebration for her on Aug. 21. They presented her with a rocking chair, on which an engraved plaque was placed, congratulating and thanking her for “years of service and friendship.” Cooke is a graduate of Genesee Community College and State University College at Fredonia, both in New York. She was hired in September 1995 as VGCC’s first full-time coordinator for occupational healthcare programs, which have grown to include nurse aide I and II, phlebotomy and medication aide training.

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Crystal E. Durham of Henderson announces the birth of her son, Niccalus Michael Durham, on Aug. 29, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. The infant weighed six pounds, six ounces. The baby’s grandmother is Rowena Blue of Henderson.

Michael and Kay Sawyer of Henderson announce the birth of their son, Perry Michael Sawyer, on Aug. 31, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. The infant weighed seven pounds, two ounces. The baby’s grandparents are Charlie and Becky Singleton of Bullock and Fred Sawyer of Henderson.

Justin Cameron Eaton Stephanie Eaton of Henderson announces the birth of her son, Justin Cameron Eaton, on Aug. 27, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. The infant weighed nine pounds. Grandparents of the baby are Wayne and Mechal Hayes of Henderson.

Gi’Niya Ginea Jefferson LaQuana Shenieta McKnight and Gianni Gerard Jefferson, both of Henderson, announce the birth of their daughter, Gi’Niya Ginea Jefferson, on Aug. 25, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. The infant weighed seven pounds. The baby’s grandparents are Angela McKnight of Henderson and Annette and Thomas Jefferson of Henderson.

VGCC Coordinator of Occupational Healthcare Programs Julie Cooke tries out the rocking chair presented by her colleagues on the occasion of her retirement. Standing behind her is assistant coordinator Emily Hamilton.

Aaron Matthew Thompson Matt and Lauren Thompson of South Hill, Va., announce the birth of their son, Aaron Matthew

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Davida Lewis of Henderson announces the birth of her daughter, Delyia Lewis, on Aug. 15, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. The infant weighed six pounds, five ounces. The baby’s grandmother is Marjorie Lewis of Henderson.

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Thompson, on July 2, 2009, at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va. The infant weighed six pounds, 15 ounces. The baby’s grandparents are Randy and Virginia Rose Wells of Lacrosse, Va., Bryant Allgood of Chesterfield, Va., and Jerry and Pam Thompson of Henderson.

Kamion Jamonté Tunstall Shameka Tunstall announces the birth of her son, Kamion JamontéTunstall, on Aug. 30, 2009, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. The infant weighed seven pounds, nine ounces.



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Badd Boyz, Lady Boyz do good with school supply drive The Badd Boyz and Lady Boyz Social Club sponsored a back-to-school supply drive, spearheaded by Barbara B. Davis, who works at Pinkston Street Elementary School as a teacher assistant/ bus driver. The intent of the project was to give school supplies to needy Vance County children in order to prepare them for a new school year and boost their self-esteem. Social club members either purchased or donated money to purchase school supplies. This was the organization’s first school supply drive for needy children. The Social Club Education Committee purchased eight backpacks and each backpack contained notebook paper, pencils, writing tablets, pencil erasers, crayons, pencil sharpeners and colored pencils.

Davis and President Jameel Wiliiams praised the members for their commitment to education and were pleased with the support and overall success of the school supply drive. They look forward to doing it again next year. Both Davis and Williams agreed that it was about the children and their success in school as well as knowing that people in the community care about them. The Badd Boyz and Lady Boyz Social Club members strongly believe that “a mind is a terrible thing to waste” and want to do all they can to make sure Vance County children are prepared. “Children don’t really care how much you know until they know that you care,” said Williams. “When they know you care, (you can) watch their attitudes toward school The Badd Boyz and Lady Boyz Social Club with a portion of the school supplies collected during its recent back-to-school and grades improve.” supply drive.

Social club’s annual dance raises funds for scholarship The Badd Boyz and Lady Badd Boyz Social Club recently held their annual Mr. and Ms. Blue and White Scholarship Dance. The event was held at the Pride of Vance Elks Lodge to raise money for the Celebrity of the Year Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund has provided many scholarships to local high school students furthering their education. The highlight of the evening was the crowning of the new Mr. and Ms. Blue and White for 2009-2010. The new Ms. Blue and White for the coming year is E. Barbara Jiggetts. Jiggetts has been a member of the social club for many years as well as serving as the club’s business manager/treasurer and has won previous social club titles. Jiggetts is married to Edward Jiggetts

and they have two adult children, Edward Jr. and Justine J. Williams. Jiggetts is very involved in her community, always lending a helping hand to those in need. She can often be found at her daughter’s home having yard sales to help someone in need. She is a member of Holy Temple Church and assists with various projects there. She works with GED students at New Hope Elementary School to help them obtain their high school diploma. The Mr. Blue and White for the coming year is Ronald L. Lowery, who has been a club member for many years as well. He serves as the first-vice president and secretary. Lowery has won several social club titles and he is repeating his reign as Mr. Blue and White. Lowery is married to

the former Sylvia Wrice Lowery and they are the parents of three adult children, Ronald Jr., Sheressa and Tonya. They have five grandchildren. Lowery is a retired educator, having taught in the Vance County Public System before leaving in 1999 to work at C.A. Dillion Youth Development Center in Butner as the assistant principal. Lowery provides counseling services at his son’s business, Serenity Services LLC. He is also a member of Holy Temple Church, where he teaches Sunday school and serves as the associate pastor. President Jameel Williams thanked everyone in attendance for supporting the scholarship fund and congratulated the new king and queen whom he said would represent the social club well.

The Badd Boyz and Lady Badd Boyz Social Club crowned E. Barbara Jiggetts (left) and Ronald L. Lowery this year’s Mr. and Ms. Blue and White at their annual scholarship dance.

Student Honors Tiffany Currin Tiffany Currin, a student at Northern Vance High School, recently served as a page for the N.C. House of Representatives. She is the daughter of Bryan Currin and Amy Cooper of Henderson and was sponsored by Rep. James Crawford (D-Granville). Speaker of the House Joe Hackney (D-Chatham, Orange and

Moore) appoints the pages and introduces each one to members and citizens in the house gallery at the start of each week during Monday night’s sesCurrin sion. For decades, the State House has relied on the service of pages, who help

deliver bills and amendments for representatives during daily house sessions and committee meetings, offer assistance in individual representatives’ offices, and run errands around the Legislature. Pages spend a week at the General Assembly assisting members and their staff and learning about the structure of North Carolina government.

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Shrine Club recognized for its community spirit The Henderson-Vance Recreation Youth Services recently recognized the Henderson Shrine Club for the club members’ community spirit in helping children involved in the program children. For the past 10 years, the club has also helped feed families at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and have provided gifts during the holidays seasons. Pictured (left to right) are Dr. Leon Robinson, Youth Services director; Billy Currin, president of the Henderson Shrine Club; and Linwood Martin, Friends of Youth supervisor.


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Perry Library It’s Labor Day weekend, so don’t forget that the library will be closed today and Monday for the holiday. We will resume regular programming on Tuesday.

Youth Services Check out the September edition of our newsletter “The KidsShelf,” available at the Library. You’ll find a calendar of all our Children’s and Young Adult programming, as well as important info and book reviews. Teens and Tweens Club (middle and high school): Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Join Programming Specialist Ms. Barbara and other teens and tweens to hang out and chat, discuss books and listen to interesting guest speakers. Anime/Manga Madness (ages 13-17, or 10-12 with parental permission): Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Are you crazy about graphic novels? Join Youth Services staff to discuss all things animated and to watch a new featured selection each week!

Mother Goose Time (for infants and toddlers—ages birth-3): Thursdays at 11 a.m. Songs, rhymes, books, clapping, laughing, fun! All-day anime marathon! (Ages 13-17, ages 10-12 with a parent’s permission): Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us for an animarathon! We start showing your favorite Japanese animation at 10 a.m. and don’t stop until 5 p.m. Bring your favorite anime, manga, drawings and come in costume if you dare!

Adult Services Fiction on the edge: “The Deceivers,” by Harold Robbins; “Dangerous,” by Leo Sullivan; “Unholy Domain,” by Don Ronco; “The Dirty Secrets Club,” by Meg Gardiner; “Gold Diggers,” by Tasmina Perry; “Reasonable Doubt,” by Mark Anthony; “Guilty Pleasures,” by Donna Hill; “Hell’s Bay,” by James W. Hall; “Days of Infamy,” by Newt Gingrich, William Forstchen and Albert Hanser; “Return of the Stardust Cowgirl,” by Mar-


Colorfall Festival Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., swing by the Library’s booth at the entrance by Embassy Square. We’ll be playing games, having drawings for free books and giving out information on resources and programs at Perry Library.

Ear buds In order for patrons to be able to listen to audio content at the public computers without disturbing others, we are now selling ear buds at the Information Desk on the second floor. The cost is $1 per set.


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Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.

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Ans: A

Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

(Answers tomorrow) TACKY ORCHID THORAX Jumbles: EXACT Answer: What the ballplayer and fisherman had in common — THE CATCH OF THE DAY


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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Instead of trying to have it all, try to appreciate it all. Then you’ll see why you really don’t want to have it all — too much work. Concentrate on giving your love and undivided attention to one thing at a time. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You often allow others to do their own thing while you hold down the fort or tend to responsibilities that may or may not be yours. Well, you need fun, too. Seize the chance to let off some steam. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). A special relationship takes focus. If one person gets his or her way more often than the other, the connection will suffer for it now. You will get the opportunity to improve the balance. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Though you sometimes get the overwhelming urge to gripe, you’re coping well with your circumstances. Even your best friends won’t be very receptive to complaints today, so the best thing to do is let it go. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You see how things, and people, could come together to create a bit of magic. You do well matching up a friend with a job, someone who can help with a special project or a love interest. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). There are certain topics you just know will lead to an unhealthy discussion with some people. You know, but sometimes you forget. Remind yourself before you step out today, and you’ll have a positive experience. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Do a little market research. Learning what others think, as well as what they like and dislike, will be beneficial to your work. This information could lead to a very lucrative end. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Is there such a thing as being too openhearted? If it has you giving out cash and/or personal information to people you just met, then yes. Stay on guard today. If you’re not sure how to handle a situation, buy some time. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You’re creative and interested in many different areas of study and business. It’s a fine time to dabble. Dip your toe in just to test the waters. Let your gut feelings lead the way. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Big projects inspire your inner warrior to emerge. You might learn that the competition is stiffer than you thought, but you are undaunted. You’re ready to face and conquer (or learn from) whatever greets you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There’s nothing wrong with wanting people to like you. You set out to impress someone. You’re after a specific reaction, but if you don’t get it, you’ll probably still be delighted with what comes next. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll be productive in ways that are not easy to measure, but that shouldn’t diminish your sense of pride. The tangible evidence will come soon enough as you continue working on yourself in this manner.

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and you get “Guitar Hero: Van Halen” free in December — demonstrates the publisher’s concern, but “GH5” does deliver new tricks. The focus this time is on social gaming, which “Guitar Hero” kickstarted before the advent of Wii bowling leagues. Everything in “GH5” is built around party play: People can drop in and out of songs without messing up their friends’ performances, and you can switch instruments or difficulty level mid-song. You can also mix any combination of instruments, so if everyone wants to play lead guitar, it’s cool. All the tunes are available right from the start, so there’s nothing to unlock before your friends come over. All this makes “GH5” the most accessible game in the series yet; it’s like having an interactive jukebox in your living room. It’s less satisfying if you’re a solo player. Career mode isn’t as involving or addictive as that in “Rock Band.” As usual, Activision has invited some guest stars: Playable characters include Johnny Cash, Kurt Cobain and Carlos Santana. And in the Xbox 360 version, you can have all three combine in the ultimate backup band for your Xbox Live avatar. Long live rock. Three stars out of four.


Today is Sunday, Septemclient ber 6, the 249th day of 2009. There are 116 days left in the year. Today’s highlights: 1565 - Spanish troops arrive from Sicily, forcing Turks to abandon siege of Malta. 1620 - Pilgrims sail on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England, to settle in the New World. 1901 - U.S. President William McKinley is shot by an anarchist and dies eight days later. 1909 - American explorer Robert Peary sends word that he has reached the North Pole five months early. 1941 - Jews over the age of six in Germany are forced to wear yellow stars of David. 1944 - The German V-2 missile, the precursor of modern ballistic missiles, is used for the first time, against Paris. 1966 - South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd is stabbed to death by a deranged page during a parliamentary session in Cape Town. 1982 - Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon presses Lebanese authorities to conclude a formal peace treaty with Israel. If they do not, he warns, Israel will create a buffer zone in southern Lebanon, using some of that country’s land. 1991 - Soviet Union recognizes the independence of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. 1993 - Six oil-producing Arab nations give crucial endorsement to the peace deal that would give Palestinians self-rule. 1994 - Irish premier Albert Reynolds and Gerry Adams, leader of the Irish Republican Army-allied Sinn Fein party, commit to peaceful settlement in Northern Ireland. 1999 - Indonesia imposes martial law in East Timor as thousands of people flee the province and pro-Indonesian militias continue a wave of terror. 2000 - The largest gathering of global leaders in history assembles at the U.N. Millennium Summit to chart an

agenda for the 21st century. 2001 -The first Air France Concorde will fill plane in more than a year is cleared for commercial flights. The carrier’s fleet had been grounded after a Concorde crashed outside Paris in July 2000, killing 113 people. 2002 - Russian authorities discover a mass grave in the Russian republic of Chechnya, near the border of Ingushetia. Seven of the 15 dead were Chechen males who reportedly disappeared when Russian forces swept through their villages. 2003 - Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas resigns after a prolonged power struggle with Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Abbas blamed Israel, Arafat and the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush for undermining his government and causing his peace efforts to fail. 2005 - Thousands of people demonstrate in Sao Paulo to protest against corruption, demanding harsh punishment for politicians caught up in a corruption scandal shaking the administration of Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. 2006 - Prince Hisahito — Japan’s imperial family’s first male heir since the 1960s — is born in Tokyo. 2008 — Massive boulders crash down on a shantytown on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, killing at least 24 people and burying many more under tons of rubble. Today’s Birthdays: Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal-statesman (16521723); John Dalton, British chemist (1766-1844); Marie Joseph du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French politician and soldier (1757-1834); Joseph P. Kennedy, U.S. businessman and ambassador to England (18881969); Louis Federico Leloir, Argentinian Noble-winning biochemist (1906-1987); Rosie Perez, U.S. actress (1964--); Roger Waters, English rock musician (1943--). Thought for Today: Laziness is often mistaken for patience — French proverb.







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DEAR ABBY: Cooking is my hobby. I enjoy hosting luncheons for my friends. I choose healthy, fresh ingredients, plan creative menus and presentation is important to me. However, it seems that someone at the table always pipes up with, “I don’t eat THAT!” I think it is rude and guests should just place an unwanted item on the side of their plate. Am I right? I don’t know how to respond to people who do that. — ANNOYED HOSTESS IN NEW JERSEY DEAR ANNOYED: Here’s how. Smile and say, “If you don’t like that, don’t eat it!” Then pass the relish tray and say, “Would you like some crudites? Nuts?”


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DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Fred,” sees absolutely nothing wrong with the fact that he did not take a day off from work to attend my 94-year-old mother’s funeral.

He stopped by the ceremony for the graveside service, then left immediately and returned to work. Fred is an independent traveling salesman who never works more than half a day, so it wasn’t like he needed to hurry back to an office or place of business. He didn’t even have enough love or respect for me or my mother’s family to spend the day with us. Do you agree with me this was unkind? Fred thinks I’m the one who is being unreasonable. — WOUNDED WIFE IN COLUMBIA, S.C. DEAR WOUNDED: Of course his behavior was unkind. It was also insensitive. Regardless of your mother’s age, losing a parent is painful and his place was by your side offering emotional support. It appears you married someone who is usually centered on his own needs, and I’m willing to bet this incident isn’t the only example. Please accept my sympathy on two counts: First for the loss of your mother, and second, for marrying someone who would be willfully absent when you needed him the most. Whatta guy.


DEAR ABBY: I would like to make the public aware of something that is the result of the poor economy. When someone who is hurting financially is invited out to a restaurant, bar, movie, etc., and the person declines your invitation, please don’t take it personally. He or Dear she may be Abby watchUniversal Press ing every penny. Syndicate Every cent matters if it’s needed for food, shelter, bills, etc. A person in this situation simply cannot afford to “splurge” on these kinds of activities. Believe me, I know what I’m talking about. I have been invited to participate in various social events, and I can’t afford to go. This is not something that I want to broadcast either. Some of us may be keeping quiet about it. Let’s face it — it’s an awful situation to be in, but one we hope will not last forever. — IN THAT BOAT IN ILLINOIS DEAR IN THAT BOAT: I’m sorry you’re experiencing tough sailing, and I hope you will be out of rough waters soon. Folks, this person is giving you a timely heads-up. If someone suddenly starts declining social invitations, it does not necessarily indicate that he or she has become antisocial. It may mean the person is financially unable to do so.

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Actor Viggo Mortensen, left, and Australian actor Kodi SmitMcPhee pose for photographs before they attend the Premiere of ‘The Road’ at Venice Film Festival, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009.

McCarthy’s ‘The Road’ premieres at Venice Film Festival By COLLEEN BARRY Associated Press Writer

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smit-McPhee play father and son on a harrowing and hopeless journey in the film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s devastating novel “The Road,” premiering Thursday at the Venice Film Festival. The movie, like the Pulitzer-prize winning book, is bleak, a search for hope where there appears to be none, but the relationship between the two actors is anything but. Smit-McPhee plays a boy born in the wake of a cataclysmic event that has made life on earth unsustainable. Something akin to nuclear winter has set in: The sky is impenetrably gray and the air is cold. Food of any kind has become an extremely rare commodity, creating desperation. Some who survive, many it would seem, have turned to cannibalism. It is against this backdrop that father and son set out on a journey toward the sea, their version of hope. Preoccupations of the world as we know it don’t matter. Neither father nor son are named. The cataclysm itself is never explained, because, as director John Hillcoat points out: “There were no more media linkups to explain things.” Nor is it clear how long it has been since the world began to end, leaving the boy ageless. “The Road” also stars Charlize Theron, appearing in flashbacks as the boy’s mother, and Robert Duvall as a fellow survivor treading down the same road. Smit-McPhee was 11 when he shot the film, 13 now, but he speaks like someone working the trade for years. As he has. His father is an actor who has coached his son, who by now has appeared in eight productions. The young Australian actor, who pulled off a perfect American accent on screen, said his key to the most emotionally difficult scenes was to stay in the moment — a characteristic that won the admiration of 50-year-old Mortensen, who won fame as Aragorn in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy and an Academy Award nomination for his performance in “Eastern Promises.” “That’s what my dad told me when I first started acting, just be real, be in that moment. So if you don’t know the world, you don’t know the world and you just have to block it all out,” Smit-McPhee said, referring to his character. “I didn’t know what a padlock was.” In one pivotal scene after the pair reach the sea, the boy lets his father know that he shares the burden of their survival, dissolving any illusions the father had that he was protecting his son. Hillcoat’s direction was to be emotional, but Smit-McPhee said that wasn’t working. “You were getting angry,” Mortensen recalled during a

joint interview with the costars, where the easy rapport that developed while filming “The Road” was evident. “I thought: ’I am just going to do it angry,’ “ Smit-McPhee continued. “Just let me do it angry.” “That’s being quick on your feet,” Mortensen said. “But a lot of adult actors would never have figured that out. They would have gone home to the hotel and said, ’Oh, I could have just been angry.’ But you did it there. Under pressure.” Mortensen’s admiration was uncontained. “I can’t think of any other actor of any age who is as present, which is the first thing to be in you job.” Then, turning to SmitMcPhee, he said: “You will keep working and improving, but you have an ability to focus and relax and be in the moment. I remember Robert Duvall, one of the first things we had to do with him, he turned to me and said: ’Where did we get the kid.’ He was very impressed, immediately. ... I think he recognized a kindred spirit.” At other times, SmitMcPhee took physical cues to get the reaction he needed. Early in the film, the boy dissolves in tears, making him seem even smaller and more vulnerable, after his father rinses the boy’s hair in cold water to clean out the blood and guts of a man the father has shot protecting the boy. It helped, the young actor said, that the water was freezing cold, the temperature measuring “minus a lot.” “I don’t know if you can imagine minus-a-lot water on your head,” Smit-McPhee said. Mortensen and SmitMcPhee recounted with enthusiasm a day when McCarthy came to the set with his own son, a year younger than Smit-McPhee. “I remember he came that day and he said, ’This is how I imagined that. And that was awesome,” Smit-McPhee said with emphasis. The two have an idea for a sequel that seemed to be based mostly on the multilingual Mortensen’s nascent ability to speak Norwegian and Smit-McPhee’s interview outfit: black trousers, black dress shirt and a red tie. “It is a Norwegian ghost story. It is called ’The Road to Resurrection.’ I come back as a Viking ghost and he’s in the Italian mob,” said Mortensen. That may be more appealing to Smit-McPhee’s peers than “The Road.” He doesn’t think kids his age would like it very much “unless they are deep thinkers.” A shout out to a kid who lives across the street from Smit-McPhee: He thinks you qualify. But otherwise: “It’s a hard sell,” the young Australian said. “They would think it is cool about the cannibals, and stuff.” “The Road” is in the running for the Sept. 2-12 Venice Film Festival’s coveted Golden Lion.


Labor Day is a Federal holiday observed on the first Monday of September, and it celebrates the accomplishments of American workers, both past and present. The efforts of these workers have helped to form the United States of America as we know it today. The holiday is a day of rest, family gathering time, and the last day of summer to many. All schools are closed on this day, as well as all Federal and state offices, banks and many private businesses. In June of 1894, Congress officially made the holiday the first Monday of September. Although the origin of Labor Day is not completely clear, there are many theories regarding who first celebrated the holiday. The Knights of Labor, a labor union that was formed in 1869, decided to hold a parade in New York City on September 5, 1882, to honor its members and all other laborers. The parade was such a success that another was held in 1884, and since then, it has become an annual event. Some believe that the origin of Labor Day came from a man by the name of Peter McGuire. McGuire was a member of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, as well as a member of the American Federation of Labor. Others believe that the holiday was suggested by a man named Matthew Maguire. Although the actual origin is unknown, it is agreed by most that the holiday is meaningful, because it honors those who put forth an effort in the American Labor Force, shaping the country into what it is today.

TYpeS of cAreerS which Job iS olDeST? w orD SeArch Time The Look at the jobs and Find the words hidden in the puzzle below. decide their order from oldest(1) to newest(4). Label them accordingly.

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Hidden Words: Actor, Artist, Astronaut, Baker, Biologist, Cartoonist, Cobbler, Comedian, Designer, Mechanic Doctor, Electrician, Engineer, Fisherman, C______ Hairdresser, Nanny, Photographer, Plumber, Priest, Technician, Trainer

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In the space below, write down as many of the different jobs that you can remember your family members doing. Then share this with your class as part of your family history! ________________ ________________ ________________________ _______________________ ________________ ________________ __________________ __________________

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AcroSS clueS: 2. Makes and repairs clothing. 3. Assists shoppers at stores. 4. Will repair your vehicle. 7. Invents new things. 8. Takes care of people’s teeth. 10. Makes plans to build engines. 11. Authorized to make arrests. 13. Writes books and stories. 14. Will cook a meal for you.

Down clueS: 1. A doctor who treats animals. 5. Cuts a man’s hair. 6. Operates on people. 9. Instructs students at school. 12. Will assist you in the hospital. This year Labor Day falls on Monday, September 7, 2009.

Store Clerk D_______

Solve the puzzle using the clues provided.

Color the painters below. Then color iT! create a design on the wall behind

Each clue gives a hint to a specific profession or career.


Ans:1. Butcher 2.Architect 3.Factory Tech 4. Lawyer

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Section D Sunday, September 6, 2009

Real Estate

Imperfections can be the perfect accent. Interior by Regina-Andrew Design.



s the saying goes, there’s no place like home. And these days people are looking for ways to make their home a more enjoyable living space. “Rather than flipping homes, like people did when the housing market was strong, we’re seeing more and more families embracing what they already have,” says Bob Maricich, president and CEO of World Market Center Las Vegas. “The idea of refreshing one’s environment, even in the smallest ways, can have a restorative power and transform a house to a home.” Home furnishing experts say that it’s important to recognize that it’s the littlest things that matter when you’re making enhancements to your home. Simple touches of a new sofa or end table, rug or even a decorative lamp shade will create a different look and feel to a room or space. This is a small lifestyle change, and not an unobtainable luxury.

Timeless Trends

Nancy Robinson and Julie M. Smith, of Nine Muses Media, have put together some timeless trends that will help you visualize and explore the possibilities for updating your home.

Calm Yourself

Living with a neutral interior palette is like being enveloped by a cloud. Get the look by blanketing rooms in the softest neutral shades: cream, mocha and, most especially (and perhaps surprisingly), gray. “A dash of a neutral metallic accent, such as silver, adds a welcome sparkle,” said Robinson. “It’s like sunlight peeking through the clouds.”

Distressed to Impress

Modern Country is ageless and exudes a comforting charm that takes imperfection to new heights. Natural finishes, heavily distressed surfaces, reclaimed woods, rattan, wicker and other natural textures are livable finishes for busy families. And the look fits farmhouse style or urban loft with equal ease.

Ethnic Inspiration

Far-reaching global influences are no longer far flung. Ethnic-inspired fabrics are turning up all over in American homes. “The organic patterns, vibrant color palettes and handcrafted looks create an aura of sophisticated warmth,” said Smith. What to look for: motifs inspired by traditional African design; susani patterns from Central Asia; ikats and batiks from Indonesia; and handblocked woodprints from India.

Tips for Choosing Furniture

Measure, measure, measure! Too many people don’t measure their rooms, doorways and stairways before buying a furniture piece. Make sure it will not only fit in the room, but will fit through all the doorways it takes to get into the room. Color Trial: Just because you like the color in the showroom doesn’t mean you’ll like it in your house. Lighting and surrounding elements can change a color drastically. Get color swatches and live with them for a few days before making a final decision.

Black and white never goes out of style. Côte de Rhône bedding ensemble by Amity Home.

Reality Check: Think through how this piece of furniture will be used and who will be using it. Small children, pets, shoes on the ottoman, snacking in front of the TV — they all can cause wear and tear on furniture. Light colored fabrics, delicate construction and fine finishes might just have to give way to more practical concerns.

Power Play

A smaller footprint, lighter weight and better performance are important purchase considerations when buying a new laptop. The same things matter when buying home office furniture. In fact, Robinson and Smith note that as laptops have become the most popular home computing choice among consumers, so, too, have writing tables and petite desks moved to the fore. Unlike their executive suite predecessors, these modestly scaled workstations don’t take up an entire room. Instead, they slip easily into most interiors, providing needed workspace without taking up too much space — or too much money.

Seeing Black and White

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Investment Properties

Houses For Rent

Houses For Rent

Houses For Rent

Houses For Rent

factors in addition to those protected under federal law. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

160 W. Chavis Rd., Kittrell. 3BR, 1BA. Dep. & 1st mo. rent. $575/mo. 252-432-4089.

2 BR 1 BA $450/Mo Prvious rental ref required Call Currin Real Estate 252-492-7735

Friends & Family Special - up to $100 Free Rent 1-3BR houses & apts.

RENT-TO-OWN. 6BR, 2BA. Needs TLC. $1000 down, $525/mo. 602 Rowland St. 252-430-3777.

Investment Properties

* Apartments/Homes * 1 to 3BR. $325 to $995/mo. 252-492-8777. W W Properties

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2BR, 2BA apt. $550/ mo. 1BR apt. $375/mo. 2BR MH $300/mo. Ref. & dep. 252-438-3738 3BR house in move-in condition in good safe Oxford neighborhood. Ref. & dep. req’d. 919-693-3222. 3BR, 2BA, LR, DR, kit. Large fenced yard, pool, deck, shed. 620 Puckett St., Stovall. $850/mo. + $850 dep. No credit check. 443-366-1958.

222 Parkview Dr. E. Henderson, NC now accepting applications for

1 Bedroom units Handicap accessible. Total electric with range & refrigerator. Head of household must be 62 or older. Rent based on income.


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Apartments/Houses Wester Realty 252-438-8701 Modern 3BR, 2BA duplex on quiet street. $800/mo. Owner/RE broker. Call Alan 252-204-9035.

Houses For Rent 118 Wester Ave. Brick 3 or 4 BR, 1.5BA. Built in stove, electric heat. $525/mo. Ref. & dep. req’d. 252-438-4213.

FLEX OFFICE Space For Lease/Sale

The Rogers Group 252-492-9385 Friends & Family Special - up to $100 Free Rent 1-3BR houses & apts.

The Rogers Group 252-492-9385 Houses & Apartments from $350 & up. Tegarris Realty, 252-438-6363 Large 4BR in West Henderson area. Excellent location. Available now. $700/mo. For application, please call 919-693-4552. Log cabin. Great view of Kerr Lake. 295 Jaber Rd. 2BR, 2BA. All appliances. $700/mo. Call Ann, CENTURY 21 Hancock Properties. 919-691-0834. Dail y Disp atch

Manufactured Homes For Rent Mobile Homes for Rent. SWs & DWs. Call 252492-6646 for info & appointment. 8:305:30pm Singlewide on 1 acre. 2533 George Winston Rd., Bullock. (13 mi. N of Oxford.) 3BR, 2BA. All appliances. No smoking. $450/mo. Call Ann, CENTURY 21 919-691-0834

Business Property For Rent 14,000 sq. ft. warehouse w/offices, bathrooms, alarm, sprinkler, 17ft. ceilings. $1050/ mo. 252-213-0537.

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OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or intention to make any such preferences, limitations or discrimination. State laws forbid discrimination in the sale, rental or advertising of real estate based on

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Manufactured Homes For Sale

Beauty salon, offices, retail, whse/dist $300 & up. Call us for a deal! 252-492-8777.

Owner Financing 1985 SW 3BR,2BA $10,000. $500 down pymt $139.06+tax+ins On rented lot Call Currin Real Estate 252-492-7735

Office or retail space 600 sq.ft., 800 sq.ft., 1500 sq.ft., 1600 sq.ft. 2400 sq.ft. 3750 sq.ft & 5000 sq.ft. CROSSROADS SHOPPING CENTER Call 252-492-0185


2 like new SWs 14x76. Cash only! I also buy SWs. Bobby Faulkner 252-438-8758 or 252-432-2035 Custom ordered DW. Built with wrong color carpet. Discounted $8000. 919-570-6166

Lic., Bond., Cert. Start with only $99 252-738-0282

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Homes & MHs. Lease option to owner finance. As low as $47,900. $2000 dn. $495/mo. 2, 3 & 4BR. 252-492-8777

Like new 3BR, 2BA DW Ready to move in. 1 acre near lake. Cash only. 252-433-3283.

Investment Rental Home small, re-modeled 2br Always rented; $59,990 Franklinton US -#1 Owner: 919-693-8984

$8995 Delivered. Won’t Last! 919-556-4103.

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SOLD 125 Jennette Ave – $119,900 3 BR, 2 BA, Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Screened-in Porch, Garage/Workshop Financing Available to Qualified Buyers May Qualify for $8000 Tax Credit




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Parkview Office Plaza Parkview Drive West, Henderson, NC One-story units available from 2,000 - 7,500 sq. ft. design to fit your needs.



720 BECKFORD DRIVE, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, elec. Heat, driveway, carport & more NOW ONLY $58,000


Have one of these stick-built custom homes on your lot today!

116 HARRIS TOWN RD, Warren County, new home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, heat pump, carpet/vinyl floors, 2.9 acres, $2,000 closing cost by seller, $115,000

214 HARRIET ST., 5BR, 1 Ba, incomplete repairs, good investment or first home opportunity, possible owner financing, NOW ONLY $20,000.


118 S. BULLOCK STREET, 3 BR’s, 1 BA, good investment, tenant occupied at $475/month, motivated seller, $42,500


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82 WILLOW CREEK RUN, priv. subd. off Kelly Rd. in Dabney, lovely 3 BRs, 2 1/2 BAs, formal LR & DR, FR, fp, hdwd flrs, sunrm, sundeck, 2.87 acs, & more, $239,900

1024 E. ANDREWS AVE. brick, 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, cent. H/AC, (interior framing only-sheet rock, etc. removed due to water damage) $55,000.


1,700 SqFt., $108,900, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Hardwood Floors, Walk-in Closet.

1010 Parham St, Spacious 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, bonus room, updated kitchen, formal living & dining rooms, Florida Room, 2 fireplaces, beautiful hardwood & ceramic tile floors, nice landscaping. $199,900

246 DABNEY DRIVE, office building, 1198 sq. ft. w/reception area, 4 offices, kitchen, restroom, storage area, parking area, front/rear lot exits, zoned O-I, $160,000

110 MEADOWBROOK LANE, OXFORD, 3BR, 2 1⁄2 BA. Kit w/ breakfast nook & bay wind, DR, FR w/fp, sunroom, deck, patio, pav. driv & walkways, nice landscaped lot & more, $162,000.

232 BURWELL AVE., Triplex Apartment, 1 (1 BR & 1 BA) and 2 (2 BR & 1 BA) good condition, separate utilities, $80,000

117 CROWDERS POND RD, Warren County, 1200 sf. with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, appliances, carpet, heat pump, convenient to Norlina or Warrenton $123,500.

233 E. Andrews Ave., 6 apartments, each w/ 1 bedroom, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, electric heat, separate utilities except water by owner, all units occupied, $197,500.

51 ALLEN LANE, elegant & spacious, 4 BR’s, 3 full BA’s, 2 car garage, sundeck, brick foundation, .7 acre lot, many other features, must see to appreciate, motivated seller, $117,900

219 W. ROCKSPRING ST, 2256 sq. ft., 7 BR, 2 BA, LR w/FP, DR, Kit, garage, repairs/upgrades needed and detached office building (major repairs needed), corner lot 192 x 148, NOW ONLY $99,900.

123 COLLEGE STREET, 2 or 3 Bed- 314 POWELL STREET/ 3 BR, 1 BA, rooms, 1 bath, good investment or first good first home or investment, possible home, $36,500 lease w/option to buy, furnished or unfurnished, $39,900

1202 N. Garnett St., 3 BR or possible 4 BR, 2 BA, Kit, LR or FR, large MBR, possible commercial use, MOTIVATED SELLER, $69,500

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$65.82 Sq 1,700 SqFt., $111,900, 1st Floor Master Bedroom, 3 Total Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, Hardwood Floors, GardenTub.

ALL PLANS FEATURE: High Efficiency Heat Pumps • Smooth Ceilings • Connection to existing Water and Sewer • Basement Options Available • $108,900 Loan @ 5.5%-30 yrs.= $618.55 Principle + Interest-Monthly Payment.

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715 E. ANDREWS AVE., income producing, 5 apartment, 3 rooms & 1 BA/ unit, separate utilities, good investment, NOW ONLY $105,000

ACREAGE/LOTS *Vicksboro Rd, 69.85 Acres, *John Bullock Rd, 41 acres +/*John Bullock Rd, 7.79 acres +/*Andrews Av/Williams St, 1.68 acres, zoned B-2 318 BODDIE ST., Beacon Light Apartments *E. Andrews, .9 acre, zoned B-4 323 Manson-Drewry Road, I-85 Convenience Store/Restaurant business with 108 vacant units, 1-4 BR, some fire damage *Oxford, 36 acres +/-, I-85 gas/diesel fuels, paved parking, 6 camp & vandalism, sound structure otherwise, HUD service Rd, zoned B-2 sites, 3.5 acres, easy access to Kerr restrictions but efforts underway to remove, Lake, $575,000 “as is” for cash only, make offer, $400,000

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The Daily Dispatch Special Notices Franklinton UMC Daycare now enrolling infant through school age. Call 919-494-5177

Lost & Found 1 Male tri color beagal & 1 Light color female mix found in Eakes Rd area in Oxford 919-693-1822

Schools & Instructions Dental Assistant training in 10 weeks. Dental Receptionist training in 4. Coronal Polishing/Radiology Certif. for the DAII. Campus in Wake Forest. Seats are limited. Open House September 12 from 1pm-3pm. Call 919-5324444 for more information. Financing available.

Business & Services

Business & Services

Little Heavenly Palace now has openings on all 3 shifts. Call Malinda Hunter at 252-438-4431 or 252-915-7709.

Allen’s Day Care has openings for 3yrs. old & up 6:30am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday

252-492-5244 Brassy & Sassy Cleaning Service. Residential & Commercial. Free estimates. 252-438-8773 or 252-304-6042.

Handyman Service Dry wall, dry wall repair, painting & carpentry 252-432-3326 Satisfaction guaranteed

Mary’s Daycare has openings for children for 1st & 3rd shifts. 252-492-4378. Perfection Auto Body & Marine Repair. 3355 Raleigh Rd. www.per fectionautoandmarine. com. 252-431-0161 We’ll help cool things off. Call A.B Robinson Heat & A/C, LLC, 257-6579405 for Complete Home Make-Over.

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Words can’t express the thanks we have for everyone for their kindness shown us during the illness and death of our husband, father and brother, George C. Edwards. For the flowers, cards and everything done to help us, may God bless each one. The George C. Edwards Family



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Merchandise For Sale Assorted Fixtures for Sale Great for Flea Markets, Yard Sales, and Stores of all Types. David Vick Racing. 252-492-7223 42� Toro lawn tractor w/bagger. Hydraulic, zero turn. Excellent condition. $2500. 252-492-7623. 65,000 BTU gas heater. Used 1 year. Excellent condition. Paid $699, asking $400. 919-690-8181.




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Merchandise For Sale GE 30� electric range $125 OBO. Frost proof refrigerator $199 OBO. Cherry French Provincial. Triple dresser, 2 mirrors, armoire chest, headboard & frame, queen size mattress set $400 OBO. Oak glass top table w/4 oak chairs $300 OBO. Set of 6 solid oak crest-back chairs. Like new $300 OBO. Recliner sofa & matching recliner love seat $150 OBO. Much, Much More! Call 252-438-8828 or 252-432-2230 anytime

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Pets & Supplies

Farm Equipment

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HAY For Sale 56 5’x5.5’ 1000 lbs. Rolls $1500 252-438-7230

AKC reg. Bloodhounds. Black, tan & red. 4 females, 2 males. Shots & de-wormed. 252-4562575 or 252-425-1926.

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2000 17ft. CC skiff, 50HP Honda. 1989 24ft cuddy, 272HP Volvo Penta. DP I/O. $6800 ea. 252-432-9334.

IBM Think Pad w/Windows XP & wireless card $150. Computer table $35. Nordic Track Easy Ski machine $75. Baby crib, like new $50. 6 ft pool table $35. 252-438-4596.

Full-blooded Chihuahua pups. Will be small. 10 wks. old. Wormed, 1st shots. Parents on site. $300 ea. 252-430-1867

Natural Vented Gas Heater 50,000 BTU w/ pipe filters. Heat & Air Condition Combination unit, w/ remote control 16,000 BTU. Air 18,000 BTU Heating Heat & Cool 1300 sqft & more. 2yrs old 1owner,excellant condition. 252-438-7184 leave message Teka T3-270 win, short mag, hardwood stock, 50mm. Leopold scope. Sacrifice at $900 252-436-7249

Good Food To Eat Good frying apples for sale. Pick your own or we will deliver 252-432-5479

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Boats For Sale

Mal-T-Poo pups. Male & female. Tails docked. Shots & wormed. Taking deposits 252-528-1952.

1988 Bayliner 18ft. with125HP motor & trailer $3500 252-432-4294

Pekingese pups. Registered. Shots & wormed. Males. Red & black. 252-456-4680.

1989 Aqua Patio pontoon boat. 15 passenger. 65HP Johnson motor w/trailer. $3900. 252-767-5249.

Wanted To Buy Aluminum, Copper, Scrap Metal&Junk Cars Paying $75-$175 Across Scales Mikes Auto Salvage, 252-438-9000.

Tim’s Scrap Hauling Buying Cars Paying up to $125 Same Day Pick-up 919-482-0169

WE BUY GOLD Silver & Platium, jewelry, coins, Sterling, etc... Raleigh Road Flea Market, Wednesday & Thursday Call John 919-636-4150

3 year old standard size proven male donkey $600. 4 year old proven male Boer goat $175. 252-432-2974.

Trucks & Trailers For Sale 1974 Chevrolet welding truck w/pipe Lincoln welder. 350 engine w/ chrome wheels. $2800. 252-456-5123 or 252-767-3788

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Trucks & Trailers For Sale

1991 Ford F150. 5.0 motor. Automatic New transmission. $2700 252-767-5249

1999 Peterbilt CAT engine, plus 48ft. splitaxle trailer & equipment. $15,000. 252-492-6345.

1994 Ford F150 SL 1/2 ton. Dual tanks. 6 cyl. Chrome wheels. Good condition. Must see! $2500. 252-425-0319.

2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited AC, AT, CC, CD, TW. New lift kit, wheels & tires. Only 17K mi. Like new. $16,900 neg. 919-482-5611

1998 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT. V8. 5.6 liter. 197K mi. A/T, A/C, P/W, P/B, P/L. Work cover, bedliner, new batt. & P/S pump. $4995. 252-4383736 after 6PM daily or 8am-8pm weekends.

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Autos For Sale

1998 S-10 Blazer 4x4 178K Great Condition Everything works. $2,800 David Vick Racing 252-492-7223

2004 Mercury Grand Marquis. Very clean. 50K mi. New battery & tires.. Garage kept. $7000. 252-257-3965.

1999 Dodge Saturn Fair condition

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Auto Parts BF Goodrich tires P22555-17. GM wheels & tires. P225-60-16. 252432-7891. Leave message. Long-bed white Leonard camper shell w/ sliding windows & tinted glass. $300. 252-492-6901.

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Pets & Supplies 2 litters avail. AKC Reg. Black Lab pups. Sired by MH. Will make great hunting dogs or pets. Dew claws removed. 1st shots given. Ready to go to new home. Visit www.lakecountry for photos. Contact Jim or Ed at 252-213-9955 or 252-257-1585.

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$ 13515



Plum, 4 Door, Auto, Air, Loaded

Burgandy, 5 Spd, 4 Dr., Air, Sunroof, Alloy Wheels, Leather





91 Buick Lesabre LTD

Green, Auto, Air, Power, Cassette

Gray, A Good Running Car, Cold Air




94 Honda Accord EX



‘99 Acura 2.5 CL

04 Buick Park Avenue

Black, 2 Dr. Coupe, 154K miles, All Power, Leather, Sunroof, Alloy Wheels




96 Ford Taurus



94 Jetta GLS

Auto, Air, Power Equip., CD, 88,000 miles


02 Saturn SL2 Blue, Auto, Air, CD Player, 98,000 miles

02 Nissan Sentra

Champagne, Loaded, Full Power, 70,000 miles


Blue, Loaded, Sunroof, Leather, 93,000 miles


98 Buick Century LTD





Champagne, Loaded, Leather, CD Player




95 Nissan Maxima

Green, Auto, Full Power, 98,000 miles

96 Mercury Grand Marquis

White, V-8, Auto, Dual Air, 103,000 miles


95 Acura Integra

2001 Dodge Durango SLT

$ 13521


Silver, Auto, Loaded, 58K miles

$ 13543



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The Daily Dispatch - Sunday, September 6, 2009  

Newspaper covering Vance, Warren and Granville counties in North Carolina

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