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For some drivers, road to today’s Daytona race begins in Triad Diamond Coley joined High Point University as resident director in the Office of Student Life. Coley is responsible for overseeing the Village II and University Village buildings.

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TRIAD – Engines will be roaring some 500 miles away from the Triad during today’s Daytona 500, but what some may not realize is much of the work on those stock cars still takes place right here. While many teams have moved out of the Triad, like Richard Petty Motorsport’s transition from Level Cross to Statesville, there are still hundreds of workers in the Triad working on stock cars to compete in NASCAR’s top three racing divisions – the Sprint Cup Series, the Nationwide Series and the Camping World Trucks series. Since the Sprint Cup Series’ last race of the 2009 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November, Richard Childress Racing in Welcome and Triad Racing Technologies in High Point have been working on engines for stock cars in all three of the divisions. Richard Childress Racing is set to field stock cars for three Sprint Cup teams this year, and Triad Racing Technologies, which is the exclusive supplier for Toyota body parts, will support teams in the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, Camping World Trucks series and ARCA series. Inside... David Hart, director of corporate communications Colleges amp up for Richard Childress Ractraining programs for ing, said the time between students in auto racThanksgiving and the Daying field. 2A tona 500 is “probably busier” than any other time of the Check out The High year for Richard Childress Point Enterprise covRacing and Earnhardt-Chilerage by racing writdress Racing Engines, which er Greer Smith of all supply engines for all of Chilthat’s happening at dress’ teams and the Kevin Daytona. SPORTS Harvick Inc. racing team. Richard Childress Racing and Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines employs about 425 workers between the two companies, Hart said. “If we send 125 people to the race track every weekend, that means we still have 300 people here, working, getting ready for the next week and all of the testing,” Hart said. Jim Thomas, Triad Racing Technologies business development director, recently said workers at High Point’s engine shop have been in a “mad dash to get everything prepared and ready” for Daytona’s Speedweeks, a time frame of when NASCAR will have several races to kick off the season. Triad Racing Technologies, formerly owned by Bill Davis Racing, has prepared in excess of 60 engines that have been sent to Daytona, Thomas said. “I know the entire facility (in High Point) has been working now for really since the last race at Homestead, getting engines prepared and ready for the upcoming season,” Thomas said. “I know that we are fairly well caught up through the California SONNY HEDGECOCK | HPE race at this point. It kind of never stops for us.” Greg Gunnell puts finishing touches on one of the engines at Richard Childress Racing. Triad Racing Technologies, which supplied engines for a team that won the ARCA series championship last year, has clients of Robby Gordon Racing, Germain Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Team Red Bull and Randy Moss Motorsports, among others.

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Thomasville to revisit license program ness privilege programs among cities and counties. Thomasville officials have since learned that THOMASVILLE – A panel of Thom- state legislators have no plans on asville City Council members will revisit a proposed mandatory business privilege license program that was tabled in 2008. During its annual retreat Saturday at Ballpark Road Community Center, the City Council agreed to let its Personnel/Finance Committee re-examine the possibility of implementing a busi- considering the issue in its short ness privilege license program. session, causing the matter to be The committee, which could for- revisited by City Council. Thomasville officials initially ward it to City Council for consideration, will meet March 2. began discussing business perMore than a year ago, City Council mits because they were concerned decided to table the proposal until that businesses were setting up it heard if the state was going to shop on street corners. Councilman Raleigh York Jr., take over on implementing busiBY DARRICK IGNASIAK ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

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chairman of the city’s Personnel/ Finance Committee, said another issue that could be resolved by having business permits is knowing what businesses are doing in their buildings. “I think one of the biggest things is what type of businesses are in the buildings and what possible hazards they may have that would be important, especially for the fire department, to know about,” York said “Also to get our people in these businesses and make sure they are running legal businesses in areas that are zoned for that type of business.” Prior to tabling the proposed business privilege license program, city officials had been working on developing the program for a year. City Council members had

discussed a fee schedule, but many had previously informally agreed to charge one flat fee to cover the cost of implementing the program. Generating an estimated $50,000, the program would cover hiring one employee. At the retreat, City Council members discussed several options of staffing the program, including combining duties of an employee with the fire department. City Council members have also suggested creating a business registry to keep up with what business owners are doing in their buildings. York said all options are currently on the table. He said City Council would have to make a decision by May 1 if it wants to implement a program this year.

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Jaden Armstrong, 1 Shirley Ayscue, 72 Tommy Deese, 49 Daniel Fogarty, 68 Catherine Gross, 88 Sherry Jones, 56 Mack Koontz, 91 Mary Lingerfelt, 86 Eugene Livingston, 77 John Lovette Jr., 84 Anna McKinney Lacy Medlin, 88 Dean Pruette, 74 Nonnie Todd, 95 Obituaries, 2A, 2-3B, 8B

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As it has for the last few years, The High Point Enterprise again is publishing tidbits of history provided by Glenn R. Chavis daily except Sundays through February and into early March. And again this year, Chavis and the Enterprise are providing a contest to accompany listing of streets in the black community and who lived on them – including those who owned property and had telephones – in 1949, as recorded in a city of High Point report in 1950. A coupon will be published in the Enterprise each Sunday in February with blanks for filling in the answer’s to the week’s questions. Answers can be found in tlhe Black History Month Quiz information published on this page Monday-through-Saturday. Simply fill out the

2. Name of the black man that ran a grocery store on Hoover Street? __________________________________________________ 3. Name of the only homeowner on Hulda Street _________________________________________________ 4. Name the four men that ran grocery stores on Kivett Drive? _________________________________________________ 5. What building was located at 1009-17 Leonard Street? _________________________________________________ 6. Name the two churches located on Loflin Street? _________________________________________________ 7. How many blacks living on Martin Street had telephones? _________________________________________________ Name ______________________________________ Address __________________________________________ Phone __________________________

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children, and two greatgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ruverna Evans of Winston Salem, and several half brothers and half sisters. She was preceded in death by children, Donald Banks Todd, Doris Lee Todd, and Shirley Ann Todd Williams. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 PM at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery by the Rev. David Albertson. The body will remain at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until the hour of service. The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center of Central Wesleyan Church, 300 Hinkle Street, Thomasville. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292. Online condolences may be made to the Todd family at www.jcgreenandsons. com

Autopsy reveals details of woman’s death ASHEVILLE (AP) — An autopsy report shows that a woman whose body was found along the Blue Ridge Parkway last fall died of head injuries and was set on fire after her death.

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Drop off answer blanks at The High Point Enterprise office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. each weekday, or mail the blank to History Quiz, The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261, or fax the blank to 8888-3644. To be eligible for the prize, this coupon must arrive at the Enterprise by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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THOMASVILLE – Mrs. Nonnie Nichols Todd, 95, a resident of 112 Cannon Street, died Friday, February 12, 2010 at her residence. She was born in Surry County, September 26, 1914 a daughter of John Henry Nichols and Lavada White Nichols and had been a resident of Thomasville for most of her life. She had retired from Freeman Manufacturing and was a member of Central Wesleyan Church. She was married to Fair Banks Todd who preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Sue Gibson and her husband Bobby of Thomasville; two sons, John Todd and his wife Scottie of Thomasville and Eddie (Ed) Todd and his wife Katie of Coleridge; nine grandchildren including Billy Joe Williams and Norma Jean Pickett who were her caregivers in the home; seven great-grand-

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The report released Friday showed that 21year-old Misty Lynn Carter of Mountain Home suffered a chop injury to her head and had other blunt force injuries on her body.

KERNERSVILLE – Mrs. Sherry Lee Poole Jones who fought the good fight, died February 13, 2010 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center when her race on this earth was complete. She is preceded in death by her son Corey Shane Jones, brothers; Ennis Alonzo Poole Jr., and Richard Lewis Poole. A native of Barberton, Ohio, Sherry was born October 6, 1953 to the late Dora Reeves and Ennis Alonzo Poole. Surviving are her loving husband, Gregory Rocky Jones; son, Gabriel Ruggy Jones and wife LeeAnn; brother; George Franklin Poole and wife Mary; and grand-daughters, Kailyn Marie Jones, Kamryn Gabrielle Jones and Ashlyn Corey Jones. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at 2:00PM at HayworthMiller Funeral Home Kernersville Chapel with Pastor John Spry officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Gur Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:009:00PM at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home Kernersville Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the Jones family at www.HayworthMiller.com

TRIAD – Automotive instructors at local colleges say they are trying to lay the groundwork for students who would like to one day be employed by a NASCAR team. Davidson County Community College, Randolph Community College and Guilford Technical Community College all train students to work in the automotive field by offering programs. Davidson County Community College and Randolph Community College recently opened up brand new automotive facilities for their students. Last year, Richard Petty helped Randolph Community College open up the Richard Petty Education Center by loaning the college several pieces for the building, including parts of race cars, trophies and pictures. The 40,000square-foot Richard Petty Education Center, which houses the Autobody Repair and Automotive Systems programs, has offices, 10 vehicle bays, an area for automotive lab and welding, painting booths and areas for automotive storage space. Don Ashley, faculty advisor for Randolph Community College’s Automotive Systems Technology lab, said his college has several graduates who have went on to the NASCAR Technical Institute. “They tried that, but I don’t think they’ve been successful in making it to NASCAR,” Ashley said. “A couple of them have connections with some of the local garages around here and they are trying to work their way into it that way.” Larry Dollars, an automotive instruc-

Otter mistaken for drowning snowmobiler GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) – State officials in Maine say that witnesses who reported seeing a drowning snowmobiler on a lake were probably looking at an otter enjoying a snack. On Thursday, three people reported seeing a snowmobiler wearing all

black and a black helmet struggling in Moosehead Lake. Officials used an airboat and flew overhead on both Thursday and Friday, but found no evidence that a person had gone through the ice. Cpl. Mike Joy of the Maine Warden Service tells the Bangor Daily

News that authorities did find pieces of crawfish and a small bloodstain on the ice, indicating that at least one otter had been feeding there. He says the animal would have appeared black to those onshore, given the distance and the sun’s glare off the ice.

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BAGHDAD (AP) – Police officials say a series of bombs have targeted political groups across Baghdad, wounding at least 11 people. Two police officials say the bombs struck Saturday night outside the offices or homes of leaders of at least five political groups – four of which were Sunni. The attacks come as tensions escalate between the Shiite-led government and Sunnis, following the barring of hundreds of candidates from the March 7 parliamentary elections because of ties to Saddam Hussein. Police said eleven people were injured in the

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At least 20 killed by electrocution in Nigeria PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria – At least 20 bus passengers were killed in Nigeria on Saturday when a cable fell onto the bus and electrocuted people inside, police said. Police confirmed 20 deaths, but spokeswoman Rita Abbey said the toll could climb further. An Associated Press cameraman saw more than 10 bodies, some charred beyond recognition, at a local hospital in the provincial capital of Port Harcourt.

Bombs slow US advance in Afghan town MARJAH, Afghanistan – Bombs and booby traps slowed the advance of thousands of U.S. Marines and Afghan soldiers moving Saturday through the Taliban-controlled town of Marjah – NATO’s most ambitious effort yet to break the militants’ grip over their southern heartland. NATO said it hoped to secure the area in days, set up a local government and rush in development aid in a first test of the new U.S. strategy for turning the tide of the eight-year war.

No rest for Rio revelers at massive dawn party RIO DE JANEIRO – Carnival’s biggest bash took to the streets at dawn Saturday, proving that if there is one thing citizens of this laid-back seaside city take seriously, it’s partying. Organizers expected up to 1 million people at the Bola Preta street party, or “bloco” – one of Rio’s oldest. Dressed in black and white, the revelers lustily sang along to traditional Carnival songs like Rio’s anthem, “Cidade Maravilosa” – “The Marvelous City.”

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Apparent bomb kills 8 in Indian bakery NEW DELHI (AP) – An apparent bomb tore through a crowded bakery popular with foreigners on Saturday in western India, killing at least eight people and wounding 42 near a famed meditation center. If confirmed, it would be the country’s first terror attack since

the Mumbai rampage in 2008. The blast in the city of Pune, 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of Mumbai, threatened to damage new efforts to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan, with Hindu nationalist leaders already placing the blame for the explo-

sion at India’s Muslim neighbor. Home Secretary G.K. Pillai said the 7:30 p.m. explosion at the German Bakery, near the Osho Ashram, a renowned meditation center, was likely caused by a bomb and it killed at least eight people.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – More than 200 masked Olympic protesters splattered red paint and smashed windows of a popular downtown department store Saturday on the first day of competition at the Vancouver Games. Police say the group marched through the upscale shopping district, vandalizing cars and stores. Witnesses say protesters threw metal newspaper boxes into the display windows of Hudson’s Bay Company, where Olympic souvenirs are sold. Police in riot gear quickly moved in and quashed the protest. Police Chief Jim Chu said seven protesters were arrested on a variety of charges, and they were being processed.

Tymoshenko calls Ukraine vote rigged KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko – apparently defeated by a narrow margin in last week’s presidential vote – ended six days of silence Saturday by saying the election had been rigged and she would challenge the result in court. Her statement seemed to confirm analyst expectations that she is digging in for a political standoff with her rival, Viktor Yanukovych, that could delay the transfer of power. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

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Chief: Alabama professor held in 3 killings shot kin BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) – A University of Alabama professor accused of fatally shooting three colleagues at a faculty meeting this week shot her younger brother dead at their home in the Boston suburbs more than 20 years ago, but records of it are missing, police said Saturday. Amy Bishop shot her brother in the chest in 1986, Braintree police Chief Paul Frazier said at a news conference. She fired at least three shots, hitting her brother once and hitting her bedroom wall, before police took her into custody at gunpoint, he said. Before Bishop could be booked, the police chief back then told officers to release her to her mother, Frazier said. The shooting of the brother, Seth Bishop, was logged as an accident, but de-

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Spectators hurt by waves at contest HALF MOON BAY, Calif. – Two huge waves swept away spectators watching a Northern California surfing contest Saturday morning, causing broken bones and other injuries to people standing on a seawall. Thirteen people were injured, with two immediately transported to area hospitals.

Man escapes fire; girfriend, 2 kids die INDIANAPOLIS – Authorities say a man trying to lead his family out of their burning home got trapped inside and could only listen in horror to the cries of his two children, who died in the fire along with his girlfriend. Daniel Fox, 37, told investigators he ran into a bathroom around 6 a.m. Saturday looking for an escape route. But the door had no knob and when it closed behind him, Fox couldn’t open it. He said he smashed a window and jumped out. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) – As back-to-back snowstorms shuttered schools for the week across the mid-Atlantic states, parents fretted about lost learning time, administrators scheduled makeup days and teachers posted assignments online. But Marla Caplon worried about a more fundamental problem: How would students eat? The two snowstorms that pummeled the region deprived tens of AP thousands of children In the aftermath of back-to-back blizzards, people stand in line Friday for food being from Virginia to Pennprovided to families whose children are usually in the school lunch program at Rolling sylvania of the free or Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, Md. reduced-price school

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HIGH POINT – While romantics were in luck with Saturday’s snowfall, road crews dealt with another winter storm that closed some businesses, churches and colleges. High Point residents woke up to about 2 inches of snow inside an icy sandwich Saturday after road crews spent most of Friday night plowing and salting primary roadways. The storm threatened Valentine’s Day activities. “We had drivers ready to go at 8 a.m.,” said Tommie Hughes of Ellington’s Florist on S. Main Street. “We will deliver today. We were lucky we did not get too much this time. We expect to deliver on Sunday too.” By midday, much of the new snow had melted, but with frigid temperatures expected overnight, many roads and streets were expected to be icy this morning. Snow accumulations of up to 4 inches were reported

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Sledders try the hills at Blair Park Golf Course Saturday. High Point got about 2 inches of snow between Friday night and early Saturday. south of High Point, according to the National Weather Service. After enduring the fourth storm to dump measurable snow on High Point since mid-December, many people have tired of winter. The High Point area dodged a winter storm earlier in the week. “I think most people are tired of it,” Hughes said. With some flurries expected early Monday, public safety officials urged

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people to stay home and not to travel unless necessary. “The road crews have to be tired of it with all of these long days and

nights,” said High Point Mayor Becky Smothers. “It has become a Friday event, but this one was not as bad as the others.” High Point Public Servic-

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es Department crews brined roads Friday, said Pat Pate, assistant city manager. The city budgets about $80,000 for winter storms to cover overtime and salt purchases. The current bill could be as much as $200,000, Pate said. “This last one cost maybe $10,000,” Pate said. “That’s not a lot, but we are over budget because we had to buy more road salt.” dnivens@hpe.com | 888-3626

PTI may lose 7 nonstops to NYC MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

TRIAD – A U.S. Transportation Department decision issued last week could cost Piedmont Triad International Airport up to seven nonstop flights to New York City. However, a twist in the approval of the flight-slot swap between US Airways Group Inc. and Delta Air Lines may lead Delta or another airline to begin service on PTI’s thirdmost popular route. The airlines announced last August that they wanted permission to swap takeoff and landing

If the US Airways slots are eliminated, Triad residents still would have nonstop service to the New York area. slots at airports in New York and at Reagan National Airport in Washington. Delta would exchange 42 of its slots at Reagan for 125 of US Airways’ slots at LaGuardia, which includ-

ed the seven at PTI. The elimination of the seven LaGuardia flights would leave PTI with 53 nonstop flights. If the US Airways slots are eliminated, Triad residents still would have nonstop service to the New York area through four daily flights on Continental Airlines to Newark, N.J. The department said its approval is dependent “on the requirement that the airlines sell some of their slot interests to carriers with no or limited service at the two airports.” The airlines said in a joint statement that they

disagree with the requirement, which means that Delta would have to sell 20 of its LaGuardia slots and US Airways would have to sell 14 of its Reagan slots. The department said that the goal of the requirement is “lessening the harm to consumers that might otherwise result from the applicants’ increased dominance” at LaGuardia and Reagan. The department said it will conduct a 30day public-comment period before issuing a final decision. The airlines said that their agreement would “maintain and add new nonstop service between

two of America’s top business markets and smalland medium-sized communities across the United States.” “We expect that if this order is implemented as proposed, the transaction will not go forward, and significant consumer benefits will never be realized. Both airlines will review the department’s proposed rulemaking to determine our next steps.” Henry Issacson, the chairman of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, said he feels confident that one or more airlines “would fill whatever gap or void this decision creates.”

NASA grant to boost science studies ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

GUILFORD COUNTY – At least three High Point area schools will benefit from a $1 million NASA grant to support teacher development and to engage students in science and technology. Among the 15 middle and high schools benefitting from the grant in the district’s central region are Ragsdale High School, Middle College at Guilford Technical Community College at Jamestown and Jamestown Middle School.

to enhance the earth science curriculum. Starting this summer, 40 teachers will participate in summer institutes at N.C. A&T, where Science: Guilford County Schools they will conduct research using is one of 13 school districts and NASA content and develop intereducation organizations to reactive student lesson plans. ceive a two-year NASA grant to Next fall, N.C. A&T graduate support teacher development students will provide additional and to engage students in scisupport as classroom assistants. ence and technology studies. “This grant and our partnership with N.C. A&T give us the chance Through a partnership with N.C. to make a big impression on stuA&T State University, the county dents’ interest in learning about school district will use the grant science,” said Terry Worrell, cen-

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tral region superintendent. “The hands-on activities and the use of resources from NASA will make the science curriculum more relevant and interactive.” Student lessons will include NASA’s Earth Observing System, satellite data, podcasts and videos. Each lesson will challenge students to ask questions and search for answers. “We want our students to be ready for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers of the 21st century,” Worrell said.

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889-5045 The High Point Enterprise publishes death notices without charge. Additional information is published for a fee. ObituHIGH POINT – A life well ary information should be led ended last Thursday submitted through a fu- morning with the passneral home. ing of Catherine Dillon Gross. She died peacefully in her sleep after a year of declining health. Catty was born on December 15, 1922, in Charleston, West Virginia, to Clara Miller Dillon and Dr. Marcus L. Dillon. In the early 1930s, the Dillons moved to Lewisburg, West Virginia. In later years Catty would tell about riding her horse to the Greenbrier River and exploring islands in the middle of the river. After high school she attended Greenbrier College for Women in Lewisburg, then attended and graduated from Duke ARCHDALE – Mrs. Shir- University in 1944. At ley Dunning Ayscue, 72, Duke she was a member of Archdale, died Mon- of Kappa Kappa Gamma day, February 08, 2010 sorority and a member of at the Hospice Home at the May Court. High Point. After college she Born February 14, worked in New York City 1937 in Randolph Coun- for the Morgan Guaranty ty, she was the daughter Trust Company. When of the late Grady and World War II ended, she Golda Beane Dunning. left her fledgling career She was a member of to marry Robert Argyle the Seventh Day Ad- Gross, her sweetheart ventist Church in High from Duke, on FebruPoint, and had worked ary 9, 1946. They lived in as a LPN for Davidson West Virginia; Asheville, Nursing Home and for NC; and Indiana before the Piedmont Center in moving to High Point in Thomasville. 1954. They were blessed Survivors include her with four children along husband, Douglas Ay- the way. scue of the home; four In addition to being a children, Craig Hill and homemaker and mothTami Murphee, of Cali- er, Catty was active in fornia, Krista Pittman the community and in and husband, Brian, the First Presbyterian of Coats, and Anthony Church. She served as Holland, of Erwin; a sis- an officer in the PTA in ter, Faye Ligon and hus- several schools in High band, Paul, of Trinity; a Point. She was also a brother, David Dunning member of the Junior and wife, Kay, of Vale; League, the High Point five grandchildren and Literary League, and the one great grandchild. Century Study Club. Her A memorial service love of nature and plants will be held 4:00 p.m. was expressed in her garSaturday, February 20, dens and by her member2010 at the Seventh Day ship in the Green Thumb Adventist Church, 279 Garden Club. Eastchester Dr. in High She enjoyed an active Point officiated by Pas- social life in the commutor Laurentiu Serban. nity. She was a member Memorial contribu- of the Debutante Club of tions may be directed High Point, and she and to Hospice of the Pied- Mr. Gross were members mont, 1801 Westches- of the High Point Counter Dr., High Point, NC try Club and The Qua27262. Online condo- drille. She was an avid lences can be made at golfer and tennis player w w w . c u m b y f u n e r a l . until late in her life. A com. Arrangements by lover of animals, she alCumby Family Funeral ways enjoyed the comService in Archdale.

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panionship of her cats and dogs. She was very musical. She played the piano and entertained her family with show tunes and popular songs from the ‘30s and ‘40s. She carried a song in her heart wherever she went. The Grosses had lived at Willow Creek since 1971. They moved to the River Landing retirement community on Sandy Ridge Road in 2002. Catty is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert A. Gross, and by their four children: Catherine Hendren and her husband Tom; Robert D. Gross and his wife Jan; Jill Soderberg and her husband Leif; and William T. Gross. She also leaves nine grandchildren: Matt and Cate Hendren; Will and Anne Gross; Alexandra, Peter, and Lucy Soderberg; and Tally and Dan Gross. There is one great-grandchild, Owen Dillon Lee Gross. Also surviving is her sister-in-law Jean Gross MacLachlan of Novi, Michigan, and her niece Ann MacLachlan Zaleski. The family would like to express their appreciation and love to Gracie Setzer, who took such good care of Mrs. Gross for many years and was her best friend. And they also thank the staff of the Winged Foot Rehabilitation Center at River Landing for the exceptional care they provided the last two months of Mrs. Gross’s life. There will be an opportunity for visitation with the family on Friday, February 19, 2010, from 5 to 7 P.M. at River Landing. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, February 20, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church in High Point at 2 P.M., with a reception afterward at the church. Memorials may be directed to the Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian Church, to the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina in Greensboro, or to the charity of your choice. You may share condolences at www. sechrestfunerals.com

Tommy C. Deese Anna McKinney HIGH POINT – Mrs. Anna Russell McKinney of 707 N. Elm St., died Feb. 13, 2010, at Triad Health and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.

Lacy Medlin LEXINGTON – Lacy Odell “P.D.” Medlin, 88 of Sunset Drive, died Feb. 13, 2010. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service.

ARCHDALE – Mr. Tommy Carroll Deese, 49, resident of 412 Lynbrook Avenue, died Friday, February 12, 2010 at the Hospice Home at High Point. A native of Chesterfield, SC, he was born on October 8, 1960, a son to Thomas Ray Deese and Carolyn Teal Deese. Tommy lived most of his life in the High Point/Archdale area and attended Konnoak Baptist Church. He is survived by his mother, Carolyn T. Deese of Archdale, children, Jessica Deese of Asheboro, Thomas Deese, Suzanne Deese, Heaven Deese , all of the home, Josh Puckett and Justin Puckett, both of Archdale, sisters, Tammy White and husband

Don of Archdale, Susan Barnhill of Little River, SC, brother, Timothy Deese and wife Lisa of Asheboro. Memorial services will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at Konnoak Baptist Church, with Rev. John Bishop officiating. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to Konnoak Baptist Church, 400 McLean Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 2 7127 in his children’s name. Online condolences may be made through www. cumbyfuneral.com. Local arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

Jaden Martez Dungee Armstrong HIGH POINT – Master Jaden Martez Dungee Armstrong, of 817 Pineburr Street went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. “Mr. J.” as he was called was born on August 29, 2008 to Lushuana Armstrong and Eric Dungee. Jaden brought much joy to his family. He will certainly be missed and will always live in our hearts. He is preceded in death by his great grandfather, Johnny Armstrong; three great grandmothers, Luella T. Vereen, Nettie Mitchell and Helen Dungee; one great uncle, Lee Mitchell. He is survived by his parents, Lushuana Armstrong of the home and Eric Dungee of High Point, NC; maternal grandparents, Johnetta (Larry) Armstrong Brown of the home; Bernard Terry of High Point, NC; paternal grandparents, Kristina Brown Dungee of High Point, NC and Christopher D. Dungee; maternal great grandmother, Lizzie Armstrong; paternal great grandfather, Rev. Clyde Dungee; godparents; Cedric and Terri Gibson and Candice Armstrong; a host of many uncles, aunts, and cousins. The family wishes to thank the entire medical staff of Brenner’s Children Hospital and WFUBMC. Funeral service will be held 2:00pm Tuesday at Solid Rock Baptist Church. Pastor Alphonso Martin will officiate. Family visitation is scheduled for 1:30pm at the church and other times at the home. Burial will be held in Baby Land at Greenhill Cemetery, High Point, NC. You may submit your online condolences to HYPERLINK “http://www.peoplesfuneralservice.net” www. peoplesfuneralservice. net Professional arrangements entrusted to People’s Funeral Service, Inc.

Daniel Fogarty HIGH POINT – Daniel Joseph Fogarty, 68, died Feb. 12, 2010, at Hospice Home at High Point. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Catawba Funerals and Cremations of Hickory is assisting the family.

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Eugene Livingston HIGH POINT – Mr. Eugene Livingston, 77, a resident of 2805 Moreland Ave., died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at Hospice Home at High Point. Mr. Livingston was born June 26, 1932 in Dillon, SC, a son of Stonewall and Janie Jackson Livingston, who both preceded him in death. For most of his adult life he was a resident of High Point, and a retired maintenance worker for the City of High Point. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eula Mae; two sisters; and four brothers. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one brother, James Livingston of High Point; three sisters-in-law, Hattie Livingston of Fairmont, NC, Margaret Livingston of Jamestown, and Gladys Livingston of High Point; 10 step grandchildren; 16 step great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at the Chapel of Haizlip Funeral Home, 206 Fourth St. The family will receive friends at the funeral chapel 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will follow at Carolina Biblical Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to www.haizlipfuneralhome.com.

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HIGH POINT – Mr. Mack Vestal Koontz, 91, formerly of High Point, died Saturday, February 13, 2010 at Westwood Health and Rehabilitation in Archdale. Born August 18, 1918 in Lexington, he was the son of the late Mack Michael and Lizette Markland Koontz. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was retired from Colony Table, and was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Myrthene Koontz, and nieces and nephews. Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale officiated by Rev. Joyce H. Bunn. Interment will follow at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216. Online condolences can be made at www.cumbyfuneral. com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.

HIGH POINT – Mrs. Mary “Muffy” McFarland Lingerfelt, 86, a resident of High Point died Thursday February 11, 2010 at High Point Regional Hospital. Mrs. Lingerfelt was born May 13, 1923 in Catawba County, a daughter of John Thomas and Mary Huitt Murphy McFarland. A graduate of Woman’s College (UNC-G), she was a primary education teacher in the High Point City Schools for 28 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Christ’s Community Church.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION City of High Point Municipal Office Building 211 South Hamilton Street 3rd Floor Conference Room THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE SCHEDULED FOR PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ON February 23, 2010 AT 6:00 P.M. 1. Presbyterian Homes, Inc. Major Amendment to Conditional Use Permit 98-18 a. A request by Presbyterian Homes, Inc. to amend Conditional Use Permit 98-18 pertaining to permitted uses, right-of-way dedication, vehicular access, pedestrian improvements, building setbacks and architectural design features. The site consists of an approximately 153 acres lying along the west side of Sandy Ridge Road, approximately 1,600 feet north of Johnson Street. b. A request by Presbyterian Homes, Inc. to amend the Unified Development Plan for Conditional Use Permit 98-18. 2. Charles W. Dowdy Zoning Case 10-02 a. Conditional Use Light Industrial (CU-LI) District. A request by Charles Dowdy to rezone an approximately 1.3 acre parcel from the Residential Single Family-9 (RS-9) District to a Conditional Use Light & Institutional (CU-LI) District. The site is lying along the east side of Harvey Road, approximately 1,100 feet south of Riverdale Drive. This site is within the City of High Point Extra-territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) area. b. Conditional Use Permit 10-02 A request by Charles Dowdy for approval of an accompanying Conditional Use Permit with conditions pertaining to permitted uses and development & dimensional standards. 3. City of High Point Street Abandonment Case 10-04 A request by the Technical Review Committee to abandon an unimproved portion of Sheldon Court, lying south of Eugene Avenue between Fala Street and Prospect Street. 4. City of High Point Street Abandonment Case 10-05 A request by the Technical Review Committee to abandon an unimproved right-of-way, unnamed alley (15 feet in width), lying east of N. Hamilton Street between Guilford Avenue and Louise Avenue. 5. City of High Point Street Abandonment Case 10-06 A request by the Technical Review Committee to abandon an unimproved right-of-way (identified as “E. Commerce Street” on Plat Book 5 Page 327) lying north of Franklin Avenue between Brentwood Street and New Street. The Planning and Zoning Commission is an advisory board of the City Council. The Commission makes recommendations to the City Council, which has the authority to approve or deny the request. Anyone interested in these matters is invited to attend the public hearing and present information to the Commission. Additional information concerning these requests is available at the Planning and Development Department, Municipal Office building, 211 South Hamilton Street, Room 316; or by telephone at (336) 883-3328, or fax (336) 883-3056. The meeting facilities of the City of High Point are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need special accommodations, call (336) 883-3298 or the city’s TDD phone number: (336) 883-8517. This printed material will be provided in an alternative format upon request.

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CHAPEL HILL – In one breath, UNC system president Erskine Bowles announced Friday that he plans to step down at the end of the year. In the next breath, Bowles shifted back to what became his hallmark in four years of long workdays: getting more done. “Believe you me, I know our work is far from finished, and I promise you I’m going to continue to work, to drive, to push just as hard in the months ahead as I have over the past four years,� Bowles told the UNC Board of Governors. Indeed, the board went back to work quickly after Bowles’ announcement, at the request of board chairwoman Hannah Gage. “In the next couple of weeks, we’ll make an announcement about a search committee and move forward,� Gage said. “But for now we’ll respect the wishes of the man we respect, and we hunker down and we work.� Gage said Bowles’ effect on the 16-campus system had been transformative. “He came along at the perfect time, I think, with the skill set and talents that the UNC system needed at this point in history,� she said. Bowles, 64, is a multimillionaire from a storied North Carolina family, the son of Hargrove “Skipper� Bowles, a Greensboro businessman who served in the legislature and Cabinet of Gov. Terry Sanford before running unsuccessfully as the Democratic nominee for governor in 1972. The elder Bowles, who died in 1986, led the fundraising effort to build the Dean E.

Smith Center at UNCChapel Hill and has a road named for him on campus. Bowles The younger Bowles is a graduate of UNC-CH and Columbia University. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in New York before co-founding several financial firms in Charlotte. President Bill Clinton talked him into becoming director of the Small Business Administration in 1993 and eventually named Bowles the White House chief of staff from 1996 through 1998. Bowles ran unsuccessfully as a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2002 and 2004. Bowles came to the UNC presidency with a reputation as a workhorse, and he has not disappointed. He is known for his early mornings, late nights and almost-daily takeout orders for Chick-fil-A salads that he eats at his desk. Many staffers have marveled at his work capacity -- and the similar expectations he has for their output. He took office Jan. 1, 2006, with a lot of big talk about accountability, transparency and efficiency. He had already barnstormed the state, touring each of the system’s university campuses, visiting with chancellors, students and others. Early in his tenure, he was already finding problems and demanding solutions. One example: A month before he became president, he met with faculty at UNC-CH and pronounced the university system’s long-range plan “squishy� and unspecific.

Four years later, the system has redefined its planning process and installed checks and balances to slow a long proliferation of academic programs that, at times, overlapped unnecessarily between campuses. Judith Wegner, a UNCCH law professor and chairwoman of the UNC system’s Faculty Assembly, credits Bowles with hiring strong chancellors on numerous campuses. In particular, Bowles found well-regarded leaders for several historically black institutions, some of which were struggling with low graduation rates and unflattering financial audits. “He really believes in the mission of those schools, and I think he really wants

strength and good judgment there,� Wegner said. Bowles’ tenure has included tribulations. He had to replace chancellors at Fayetteville State and N.C. A&T following the discovery of financial abuses on both campuses. In 2009, Bowles presided over a massive series of budget cuts that resulted in the elimination of about 900 jobs across the university system. He insisted to campuses that the cuts be made largely in administration. Then, in the middle of

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TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) – Episcopal leaders in central California are launching a new round of legal action to gain control of property used by congregations that split from the national church in a dispute over the Bible and homosexuality. The Diocese of San Joaquin said the congregations that left to align with more conservative Anglican parishes in 2007 had no right to take control of church property. Former Bishop John-David Schofield led about 40 San Joaquin parishes in the secession after the Episcopal Church consecrated its first openly gay bishop, V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire. Breakaway Episcopal

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Yesterday’s Bible question: After crossing the Jordan and entering Canaan, Joshua 4, where was the children of Israel’s first campsite? Answer to yesterday’s question: In Gilgal. “And the people came up out of Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jericho.� (Joshua 4:19) Today’s Bible question: Complete: And it came to pass after these things, that Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died, being an hundred and ... years old.�

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Health care costs can bankrupt families A new federal study has proven what we’ve all been feeling in our purses lately: health care spending is about to bankrupt all of us. The study showed that health care spending rose to $2.5 trillion in 2009, which is $8,047 for each one of us. It’s projected to nearly double by 2019. Our family can’t weather such a storm! My daughter is between the proverbial rock and a hard place. She can’t get affordable insurance because she has epilepsy; but she can’t afford to buy her medications either! What is she supposed to do? Her problem, which is similar to far too many Americans, can’t be ignored or delayed any longer. Not even another year! Since Congress is incredibly close to passing real health care reform, I am publicly standing with President Obama in calling on Congress to finish the job it started. They all know changes must be made and the longer we wait, the greater will be the burden of rising costs which will mean more lost jobs, more families in bankruptcy and more crushing debt for our country. I love our region, our state and our nation and call on others who feel the way I do to be vocal about it. Encourage your representative to not give up!

name that is exalted above every name (Philippians 2:9). Every Christian, every pastor, (if you can keep some of these pastors off the golf course long enough to vote) should make this City Council election their first priority, putting Jesus first, others second and yourself third, putting all new faces on the High Point City Council. REID JOYCE High Point

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It’s high time our government passes a health care bill. Unfortunately, the Republican Party seems to not give any advice, only to block anything our president chooses, for purely partisan policies. Is the public to be thrown under the bus to satisfy the insurance companies and special interests? We are so close. Let’s write and call our elected officials to get off their collective butts and do what’s right! PAT WHEELER ERIK STOOKEY High Point Jamestown

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t appears everybody is trying to determine whether America in general and North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad in particular is, perhaps slowly, emerging from the Great Recession. Spending for Valentine’s Day appears to be one of the indicators of how well the economy is doing this year. The folks at Mint.com point out that money earned from all those flower, perfume and candy sales can have powerful repercussions for the economy and insist that Cupid is busy this year. Results from the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2010 Valentine’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey expects over $14 billion in much-needed consumer spending this Valentine’s Day. That works out to approximately $103 on average per person for traditional Valentine’s Day purchases. And IBISWorld Reports Sales Forecasts claims total Valentine’s Day spending to be up 3.3 percent from 2009, reaching $17.6 billion. “Because Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, the research firm anticipates consumers to move from traditional gift-giving toward dining out,” IBIS noted. Meanwhile, a Zogby Interactive survey finds only 7 percent of Americans will be spending more than $100 this Valentine’s Day season. Survey results show two-thirds of Americans will spend less than $50 and that 25 percent say they plan to spend nothing. The poll also determined that men (31 percent) are more likely than women (18 percent) to shell out more than $50. Conclusion: Using Valentine’s Day spending as a guide as to how the economy is going is probably as close to the mark as any other measuring stick – the results are muddled. We’re still wondering ...

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Although the filing period for High Point city elections isn’t until July, now is the time to start thinking about those elections. The mayor and all of the High Point City Council seats will be on the ballot. Now’s the favorable time for the citizens of High Point to give these scalawags an opportunity to get out and earn an honest living. This is the group that opposed opening up City Council meetings using the name of Jesus. How else can one get a prayer answered without using the name Jesus, a

I am so glad that the health care debacle bill has been stopped. It is about time that these clowns in Washington start listening to us. The 2,000 page bill would never save a dime. It would just balloon the deficit to even greater proportions. I am more angry than I have ever been. I will never vote for another Democrat. ABRAHAM PIKE Greensboro

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‘Winter Wonderland,’ ‘Let It Snow,’ are not our theme songs

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rom the time I was a youngster through my college years and then through my first three years (full-time) in the newspaper business, “Let It Snow” and “Winter Wonderland” were among my favorite songs. An Internet check told me “Let It Snow” was created by lyricist Sammy Cahn and the composer Jule Styne in 1945, and Wikipedia reports it was written in July in Hollywood, Calif., during one of the hottest days on record, and that it became one of the best-selling songs of all time. “Due to its seasonal lyrics, it is commonly regarded as a Christmas song in the Northern Hemisphere. Yet despite its cheery, holiday feel, it is a love song that never mentions Christmas and both the composer and lyricist were Jewish.” Another Internet check revealed that “Winter Wonderland” first was published in 1934 with Felix Bernard the composer and Richard B. Smith the lyricist. “Probably the most popular versions of this classic Christmas song were recorded to high acclaim by the Andrews Sisters and Perry Como,” the report said. I didn’t think those songs were so wonderful, however, when, at the age of 25, I was editor of The Bedford Gazette, which “is proud to be the 22nd oldest daily newspaper in the United States.” Bedford sits in the western one-third of Pennsylvania’s Appalachians about 100 miles east of Pittsburgh and, when it snowed there, it was hell to pay to get anywhere, and the bulk of the newspaper’s then 7,000 circulation was delivered via the U.S. mail. That’s when I understood that snow was nothing to sing about and that “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” which often falsely is called the U.S. Postal Service motto, was just so much hogwash. During heavy snows, most of the Gazette’s customers didn’t get their newspaper delivered for two or three days. After that, my dislike for anything more than a dusting of snow became more intense when I was sports editor for The Idaho Statesman because, while it generally snowed enough in Boise that one had to shovel it only once a year, the Statesman circulated through 10 counties (an area 150 miles deep and 100 miles wide), a few of them home to ski areas where the snow often was 6 to 10 feet deep. A few years later, I returned to western Pennsylvania for 12 years as editor of the newspaper in the town in which I was reared. It was common to have snow on the ground much of the time between Thanksgiving and Easter. The situation wasn’t any better in Illinois, where for four of my dozen years there, I was both editor and circulation manager. When they

would plow the roads there, snow immediately would drift behind the snowplow truck, often leaving the road impassable, especially for trucks hauling newspapers – often the only other drivers on the road. With three snowstorms hitOPINION ting the Triad over the last two months, we had nothing to sing Tom about here either. Quite a few Blount Enterprise delivery routes are ■■■ within the city (where at least the main thoroughfares are scraped) but for those carriers – independent contractors – whose routes run north of the Wal-mart on North Main or begin or end in Davidson and Randolph counties, where many roads are impassable, it truly was a struggle if not impossible to get the paper delivered to some subscribers during those Saturdays and Sundays when snow was heaviest. For those of you who have been wondering, yes, some carriers who didn’t do the job were replaced. Yes, some carriers got stuck in the snow but, thankfully, there were no major accidents. And Publisher Mike Starn, who spent two decades in newspaper circulation departments, pitched in to help deliver papers to many customers whom carriers earlier hadn’t been able to reach. Snow days were especially rough on Enterprise circulation department customer service representatives. Many subscribers, who didn’t get a paper because the carrier couldn’t get there, accused customer service representatives of lying. Subscribers would call and tell the service reps they didn’t get a paper and the service reps would tell the customer that the carrier had picked up the papers and they were under the impression that carriers were delivering (or at least trying to deliver) the papers. Some customers readily admitted that conditions were so bad that they couldn’t get out of their driveways. Ironically, many of those same customers questioned why the paper hadn’t been delivered. We know full well that you want your newspaper as early in the morning as you possibly can get it. We’re glad you want it that badly. That gives us the incentive to work even harder to get the paper to you in good condition, on time. Rest assured that the circulation department constantly is working on improving service every day in addition to bad weather days. Prior to the three snowstorms, Enterprise delivery service errors were the lowest they had been in several years. That’s our job and we’re going to do it right – without singing, of course.

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ow that the thumping of the Democrat Party has begun, I keep hearing people say that we should vote against both parties because there’s no difference between Democrats and Republicans. I’ve also heard some people take this further by saying it doesn’t matter if you’re liberal or conservative. Before jumping on this bandwagon, some perspective is in order. The Republicans had their thumping in the 2006 and 2008 elections. Too many Republican leaders ignored conservative principles and allowed government spending to grow excessively. In other words, they were acting like liberal Democrats. Corruption in the mainstream media was also a factor. Liberal journalists routinely amplified everything bad about Republicans while glossing over everything bad about liberal Democrats. There were other factors, but that’s all beside the point. The point is that liberal Democrats don’t get it, and I’m not so sure liberal Republicans get it either. What they don’t get is the fact OPINION that big government will do more Mike harm than good for Hughes America. ■■■ The theoretical differences between Democrats and Republicans may not matter, but the ideological differences between liberals and conservatives most definitely matter. Liberalism – in both parties – has damaged our country. Conservatism has not. President Obama promised to transform America, and he’s been trying his best to do so. But most Americans don’t want our country transformed, especially when that transformation is clearly a sharp turn to the left. We do want solutions to our problems, and we realize that sometimes the government must be part of the solution, but many Americans are now starting to realize that our government is often the predominant source of our problems. This realization is what led to the Tea Party movement and the formation of other groups such as GOOOH (Get Out Of Our House). Nanny-state liberals have been working hard to discredit and ridicule these groups because these groups stand in the way of the liberal agenda: irresponsible government spending, excessive taxation and the debilitating entitlement lifestyle. The intent of GOOOH is to remove party politics from the House of Representatives. While this may be an overreaching goal, the existence of GOOOH and the Tea parties is of great benefit to our country. That’s because these groups represent an awakening of the American people. It’s my belief that a lot of the problems in our government today are the result of the American public not paying attention. When the people pay attention, Washington will get the message that trillion-dollar deficits, government takeovers and shady deals made by party bosses are unacceptable. This message has to be delivered at the ballot box. But that will only happen if enough people stand up to get the word out at Tea parties, town hall meetings and other events. Perhaps the ultimate way to stand up for America is to run for office. I applaud Cathy Brewer Hinson for standing up to challenge career politician Rep. Howard Coble in the 6th District (http://www. votehinson.com). In a desperate attempt to resuscitate his failing progressive agenda, Obama recently said with great profundity, “the answer is not to do nothing …” With these few words, I totally agree. MIKE HUGHES is a Navy veteran who lives in Jamestown. His column appears here every other Sunday. To comment, visit www.hpe.com and click on Opinion commentary. E-mail him at mrmike27282@ gmail.com.

hose attending last week’s Emerging Issues Forum got a glimpse into the future. For some it was exciting and filled with possibilities, while others were no doubt threatened by what they learned. The theme for this year’s event was Creativity Inc., and while there were many outstanding presentations, one in particular caught our attention. Daniel Pink, author of “A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers will Rule the Future,” mesmerized the audience talking about left brain, right brain thinking. We all use both sides of our brain, but one side tends to dominate the way we operate our lives. Left-brainers are more analytical, sequential and task oriented. Those dominated by their right brain are more creative, empathetic, observant and open to possibilities. Pink says there are three reasons why the scales are tilting toward right-brain abilities: Asia, automation and abundance. There are 1 billion people in India alone. In two months,

India will be the world’s largest English speaking country. Fifteen percent are easily capable of competing in the global econMY SPIN omy with skills like accountTom ing, operations Campbell and engineer■■■ ing. That’s 150 million people, more than the entire population of Japan and more than the current U.S. work force of 139 million. Routine physical labor like textile machine and furniture lathe operators moved from North Carolina and the United States years ago to where labor was cheaper. Now routine intellectual work is following the same path. Pink says a good engineer in America earns about $65,000 per year. In India they earn $25,000. Capital will always move to the cheapest labor. Then there’s automation. In the last century, machines replaced our backs and muscle. This century software is

replacing our left-brain linear, rule-based thinking. No longer do we write letters by hand or with a typewriter. Last year, 23 million Americans did their taxes using TurboTax instead of employing someone or filling out forms manually. We will continue to relegate routine work to software whenever possible. We are a country of great abundance. Some 99 percent of us have color televisions, even most of the 13 percent in poverty. And 85 percent have mobile phones. In fact, we discard 460,000 mobile phones every day in the U.S. Our standard of living is the highest in history and greater than the rest of the world. To stay competitive we must maintain our leadership in innovation and creativity. Pink suggests three ideas to achieve this. We must begin measuring what matters in our schools and workplaces. Most schools measure leftbrain skills. We must stop turning children only into vending machines that spout dates, figures and processes,

instead teaching them how to see and understand, to think outside the box and use arts to communicate and learn differently. We need scientists who think like artists as well as artists who can think like scientists. Pink’s last suggestion was that we need to include arts in our schools. Eliminating them is a “fool’s errand,” he states. We all have the ability to become artists; art helps us learn to see things differently. Former Gov. Jim Hunt started this Emerging Issues Forum 25 years ago to identify the challenges and opportunities facing North Carolina. We have our work cut out for us, but Hunt is quick to point out how far we have come and is convincing in telling us we can make our state a leader in this new future. TOM CAMPBELL is former assistant North Carolina state treasurer and is creator/host of NC SPIN, a weekly statewide television discussion of N.C. issues airing Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WFMY-TV. Contact him at: www. ncspin.com.

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hen you deconstruct and closely analyze the details in their rhetoric, one quickly realizes the major philosophical and principle divide between liberals and conservatives. Put simply, conservatives like us believe in equality of opportunity and unfettered freedom. Liberals on the other hand, want a world where the outcomes are equal – almost guaranteed – even if it requires less societal income/wealth and lesser freedoms. To illustrate the point, let’s examine some of the recent congressional proposals that were advocated in Congress: • Health care: The Left was willing to sacrifice individual freedom to choose doctors, opting instead to impose a staterun monopoly on medical care at the expense of OPINION a market driven health system. They unabashedly Armstrong didn’t care that they were Williams redistributing income from the more productive to the less productive; from the young to the old; from the healthy to the less healthy. In contrast, conservatives looked toward market solutions to resolve many of the existing health care issues, one that operated within a framework of the invisible hand of rational behaviors and the proper incentives. If cost is a factor in health care as liberals would argue, then why not ensure the solution has a price-based fixture? • Cap and trade: Under the Democratic plan, income derived from a cap and trade scheme would be redistributed from productive carbon reducing enterprises to non-carbon emitting enterprises. In effect, jobs would be lost,

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shifting from the USA to less responsible, emerging countries. Wealth would shift from America to non-compliant nations. And for what reason? Because of spotty, inconclusive scientific evidence that reduced carbon emissions would prevent global warming. Conservatives questioned that science. Not because they were Neanderthals. But when you ask the average American to pay $5 for a gallon of gas to save an iceberg in a remote part of the north he may never see when that same person is struggling to pay that month’s mortgage or he himself will be out in the cold, you better be sure of the consequences of “global warming.” Frankly, the Left failed in that argument. • McCain-Feingold: Democrats howled when the Supreme Court recently overturned corporate prohibitions in the landmark McCain-Feingold law. Here again, they’re willing to sacrifice the constitutionally-protected free speech of corporations and their shareholders. This has the long-term effect of

preventing this segment of society from spending their corporate dollars on political issues that are or are not in their best interest. The beauty of our First Amendment is captured best in its simplicity – when you abridge someone’s right to speak out for causes he/she believe in, no amount of demagoguing will cover that injustice. In the real world, most Americans are neither completely liberal nor conservative in their overall views. Views and opinions change, based on one’s own station in life and through differing circumstances. That’s why we have laws, based on fundamental principles of what’s just. Because if left to the devices and whims of populists, so-called principles would change in an instant, and freedoms would suffer. That’s why conservatives look back to the Founders – they approached the building of this nation with the freshest of views – chief among them was the unfailing pursuit toward more, not less, freedom. Conservatives will never be able to cogently persuade a true liberal who is more than willing to sacrifice his freedom and income so that there is absolute perceived equality. Likewise, liberals will never persuade conservatives to sacrifice individual freedom and hardearned wealth to be redistributed by bureaucrats and politicians in Washington, D.C. For this reason alone, the Left and Right will never meet. It’s probably good that they don’t, for conflict is at the heart of democracy. I’m just glad I and my conservative colleagues are on the side of liberty! ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS, a former High Point resident, is a Washington-based political commentator. His Web site is www.armstrongwilliams.com. Williams can be heard nightly on Sirius/XM Power 169 9-10 p.m. EST.

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eek moderation in all things.” What Aristotle meant was that even virtues when carried to extreme can become evils. Human nature being what it is, the pendulum swings too far one way then, in a corrective attempt, too far the other. Take the popular enjoinder “plant a tree.” But what if you want to grow a garden? Or maintain a prairie or pasture? Or enjoy a vista from the Blue Ridge Parkway? Sometimes what is needed is to “cut down some trees.” The reason given for trying terrorists in criminal, not military, courts is the excellent “we are a nation of laws.” Yet bestowing such to someone who admits to – brags of – savage acts amounts to “throwing pearls to the swine, to be trampled underfoot.”

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Our legal system is not immune to destruction. Can one overdo giving? A test for yes: If it’s not coming out of your own wallet; your main motivation is to look good, feel morally superior; and the best interest of the recipient is ignored. When is the better, albeit more difficult, act to stand in the shadows and let someone learn the hard way? Any parent can vouch for such times. Life is full of inevitable, unavoidable pain. But the wise know suffering produces endurance; endurance produces character; character produces hope; and hope doesn’t disappoint us. Pause to consider what is stripped from the soul when an attitude of entitlement for

everything from food, shelter, housing, health care, even college tuition, is ingrained. And how easy to become an ingrate when nothing is expected in return. Each should contribute, however small the portion. Graciously allow someone to experience that it is more blessed to give than receive. The attitude against profiling terrorists came out of the virtue of tolerance. But so that some Islamic sensibilities aren’t offended, law-abiding citizens are subjected at airports to the absurd. Back in the fall, our 10year-old granddaughter had already removed her shoes, passed through the screen and re-donned them. Her mother was involved with the mandate of taking everything out of the one-year-old’s stroller and collapsing it when the baby, who they insisted must

walk through the screener on her own, began wandering beneath the counter toward another line. The older sister ran back out to grab her and guide her through. A security employee protested that Elizabeth should now have to repeat barefooted screening. Thank goodness common sense of another employee prevailed, who understood she had not had time to plant a bomb – and even if there was reason to suspect it, she and the shoes had already been cleared. Such is the hassle of inconvenience, wasted time, and the humiliation of being treated like a criminal perpetrated on innocents. The attempt not to do something wrong becomes a worse wrong itself. Let’s aim for balance. CAROL COX lives in High Point.


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Dean M. Pruette DENVER – Dean Mac Pruette, 74, of Denver, NC died Friday, February 12, 2010, at Presbyterian HospitalHuntersville, NC, after a brief illness. He was born in Shelby, NC December 2, 1935, son of the late Dr. Dean Butler Pruette & Mrs. Rosalie McMurtrey Pruette. He was a graduate of High Point High School and N.C. State University with a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering. Dean began his career at Newport News Ship Building in Newport News, VA, and worked there for 20 years. He then moved to Winston-Salem, NC where he held positions at Bahnson Co. and Aerosol Tech. He finished his career with Flair Filtration (Blacksburg, VA and then Stanley, NC) as R&D Manager. Over the course of his career he was author of several patents, and a member of Toastmaster Int., Past Chairman of ASQC, Past Chairman of ASNT, PTA president, an Eagle Scout and later a Cub Scout leader, coached and active in little league baseball and basketball. He was a former member of First Baptist Church in High Point, NC. Survivors include his beloved wife of 53 years Dana Wilkins Pruette, two sons Dean Brian Pruette and wife Sherry Pruette of Sanford, NC, and Barry Lee Pruette of

Greensboro, NC, and one grandson Evan Pruette of Sanford, NC. A brother David Pruette and wife Eugenia Pruette of High Point, NC and their son Andrew Pruette (Gina) and great-niece Stella of Winston-Salem, NC, a brother-in-law, William T. Peters (Anne-Marie) of Pittsboro, NC, and sisterin-Iaws Margie Harris and Opal Mabe both of Kernersville. Dean Mac is also survived by an extended family of nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by one sister Marilyn Pruette Peters. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, February 15 in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point with the Reverend Eric Peacock officiating The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Fellowship Center c/o Fort Sanders Foundation 1901 Clinch Ave. Knoxville, TN 37916, American Cancer Society, Westchester Baptist Church High Point, NC, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be made @ www.cumbyfuneral. com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, 1015 Eastchester Dr. High Point.

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Insurance outrage Anthem rates soar in three states TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Consumers in at least three states who buy their own health insurance are getting hit with premium increases of 15 percent or more. Anthem Blue Cross, a subsidiary of WellPoint Inc., has been under fire for a week from regulators and politicians for notifying some of its 800,000 individual policyholders in California that it plans to raise rates by up to 39 percent March 1.

The Anthem Blue Cross plan in Maine is asking for increases of about 24 percent this year. Last year, they raised rates 32 percent. And in Oregon, multiple insurers were granted rate hikes of 15 percent or more this year after increases of around 25 percent last year. The increases affect groups of customers who purchase individual health insurance, rather than getting it through

their employer. Premiums are far more volatile for individual policies than for those bought by employers and other large groups, which have bargaining clout and a sizable pool of people among which to spread risk. As more people have lost jobs, many who are relatively healthy have decided to go without health insurance or get a bare-bones, high-deductible policy. Both result in a decline in premiums for insurers. Steep rate hikes in this sliver of the insurance market have popped up sporadically for years. Experts see them becom-

ing increasingly common. “You’re going to see rate increases of 20, 25, 30 percent” for individual health policies in the near term, Sandy Praeger, chairwoman of the health insurance and managed care committee for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, predicted Friday. A number of consumer groups in Maine are planning big rallies at two public hearings on Anthem’s proposed rates later this month. Politicians and even some health insurers are urging a revival of the stalled effort in Congress

to overhaul the health care system. WellPoint, which is based in Indianapolis, has said it needs to raise rates so much because the weak economy has resulted in a smaller number of people, many with serious health problems, remaining in the individual market in the individual market in California, while costs of caring for them have been rising due to higher provider prices and more use of diagnostic tests. About 13 million Americans purchased health insurance through the individual market in 2008, the most recent data available.

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LEXINGTON – Layne McCarn of The Bob Timberlake Gallery in Lexington says the name doesn’t necessarily say it all. “It’s not just an art gallery,” says McCarn, the gallery’s public relations

director. “It’s not just a furniture store. It’s like a museum for Bob who is still living, but it shows you everything that has evolved from his art career ... We have probably 98 percent of everything that’s made in the world of Bob Timberlake at the gallery.”

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Visitor Dianne Cherry examines a wall of prints at the Bob Timberlake Gallery. Bob Timberlake, an internationally known artist who calls Lexington his home, began his professional career in 1970, with no formal education or training. Timberlake’s work is based on the simple life in North Carolina, which has become a favorite of millions of art admirers around the world. In 1997, Timberlake opened the The Bob Timberlake Gallery, a 16,000-

square-foot facility in his hometown of Lexington. The gallery features Bob Timberlake art, apparel, furniture and home furnishing accessories, as well as a broad selection of gifts and collectible items. “We have a lot of visitors come through our doors every day,” McCarn says. “A lot of those people are local ... I think the majority of our traffic comes from

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The Bob Timberlake Gallery is located at 1714 E. Center St. in Lexington. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Riverwood Coffee Shop, located inside the gallery, is open 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

travelers who are being directed by picking up a brochure somewhere at the Welcome Center along the way or seeing our billboard coming in. Our local tourism (agency) is very good with keeping our names out there and trying to promote people to come into our area.” In addition to the gallery building, an additional 7,000 square feet of space at The Bob Timberlake Gallery is occupied by a coffee shop, an “originals” exhibit area and offices. “It’s an experience like no other,” McCarn says. “When you come into the gallery, you feel right at home. Most of the time as you’re looking at the artwork that Bob does, you are going to see something that evokes a memory of something from your past.

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“Whenever visitors come in, they’re just in amazement of how comfortable you feel. I think sometimes the size of this building would intimidate people, and they would think that we need to dress up and come to Bob Timberlake, but that’s not true. We get people dressed in all kinds of different ways. Whenever they leave, they most of the time come back because there is something here for everyone.” According to McCarn, The Bob Timberlake Gallery has between 45,000 and 55,000 visitors each year. McCarn says The Bob Timberlake Gallery is busy throughout the year, but business tends to slow down in January and February. dignasiak@hpe.com | 888-3657

WASHINGTON (AP) – Google plans to build experimental, ultra-fast Internet networks in a handful of communities around the country. The search company said Wednesday that its fiber-optic broadband networks will deliver speeds of 1 gigabit per second to as many as 500,000 Americans. Google Inc. says those systems will be more than 100 times faster than the networks that most Americans have access to today. In a blog post, the company said the networks will let consumers download a high-definition, full-length feature film in less than five minutes and allow rural health clinics to send 3-D medical images over the Web. Google says it will seek input from communities that might be interested in getting one of the testbed networks.

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New threat Experts worry about effects of commercial loan failures MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON – Over the next few years, a wave of commercial real-estate loan failures could threaten America’s financial system, and in the worst case scenario, hundreds of additional community and midsize banks could face insolvency, a congressional watchdog group said Thursday. According to a report by the Congressional Oversight Panel, a watchdog group for a $700 billion bank-bailout package, about $1.4 trillion in commercial real-estate loans will reach the end of their terms between 2010 and 2014, of which nearly half are now under water (that is, the borrower owes more than the

underlying property is currently worth). The report added that losses from commercial loans could range as high as $200 billion to $300 billion. As a result, it said, banks that suffer from the losses or are discouraged by the economic future could become even more reluctant to lend, which could reduce access to credit for more businesses and families, accelerating a negative economic cycle. “The Congressional Oversight Panel is deeply concerned that commercial loan losses could jeopardize the stability of many banks, particularly the nation’s midsize and smaller banks, and that as the damage spreads beyond individual banks, that it will contribute to prolonged

weakness throughout the economy,” said the report, which was approved unanimously by the five-member COP. The oversight panel also urged bank regulators to take a more thorough look at which banks they decide to unwind. “The (COP) is clear that government cannot and should not keep every bank afloat. But neither should it turn a blind eye to the dangers of unnecessary bank failures and their impact on communities,” the report said. The COP members said that not all banks should be treated the same way when it comes to recognizing losses. The panel contends that banks with weak portfolios across the board should be forced to recognize all losses. Meanwhile, banks that have financed only the strongest projects and operated prudently, and banks with

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commercial real-estate portfolios that have weakened but are largely still based on performing loans, should be dealt with more carefully and should not be forced to recognize all potential losses immediately. Having this group be forced to recognize potential losses immediately could create a “self-fulfilling prophecy,” the report said, as selling commercial real estate at fire-sale prices could depress values of even relatively strong properties. “Real-estate prices would be driven below actual longterm values, pushing the commercial real-estate sector into what has been termed a negative bubble – not only forcing more banks in a particular region into perhaps unnecessary insolvency, but having ripple effects across the broader markets for commercial real estate,” according to the report.

AT&T picks suppliers for new network NEW YORK (AP) – AT&T Inc. has selected Alcatel-Lucent and LM Ericsson AB to supply the equipment for a new wireless network that will provide data speeds that are at least ten times faster than today’s wireless broadband. AT&T plans to start service on the network in some cities next year, using a technology called LTE, or Long Term Evolution. Dallas-based AT&T is about a year behind Verizon Wireless in building out an LTE network and has been boosting speeds on its existing network in the meantime. Verizon is focusing on getting LTE out early because its current network has limited upgrade potential. Alcatel-Lucent of France and LM Ericsson of Sweden, two of the biggest suppliers of wireless network equipment, will supply cell-tower equipment for the LTE network. Ericsson, in particular, has been on the forefront of LTE development. A year ago, Verizon Wireless picked the same two vendors for its LTE deployment. Other companies making LTE equipment include Motorola Inc. of Schaumburg, Ill., and Nokia Siemens Networks, a German-Finnish joint venture. Huawei Technologies Co. of China has been a surprisingly strong competitor as well. New gadgets will be needed to take advantage of LTE speeds. The first ones on the market are likely to be PC modems, with phones following later.

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Merck to appoint safety monitors TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Merck & Co. must appoint two new independent committees and a chief medical officer to monitor the safety of its medicines and drugs in development, under a proposed settlement to end longrunning shareholder suits brought over the company’s former painkiller Vioxx. The one-time blockbuster drug was pulled from the market in 2004 because it doubled the risk of heart

attacks and strokes. Thousands of lawsuits brought by patients, their survivors and others alleged Merck officials knew about those risks and hid them. Merck reached a $4.85 billion settlement to answer most of the lawsuits alleging patients were harmed or killed, and continues to make payments as individual claims are settled. The new settlement, announced late Tuesday, would end numerous lawsuits con-

solidated in New Jersey that have been brought by Merck stockholders against the company and dozens of current and former Merck executives and board members. In midmorning trading, Merck shares were down 36 cents at $36.11. The settlement calls for Merck, the world’s secondbiggest drugmaker, to fill a previously announced position of chief medical officer. That person would be

the company’s public voice on product safety issues, be independent of Merck Research Laboratories, work with government regulators and oversee the truthfulness of product advertising. The chief medical officer would report directly to Merck’s chief executive, serve on the company’s executive committee and be able to meet with other board members without any Merck executives being present.

Piedmont Office shares rise in IPO debut NEW YORK (AP) – Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock is rising after its paredback IPO raised $174 million. The Atlanta real estate investment trust sold 12 million

• Maggie Weldon, owner of Maggie’s Crochet/Lace Pottery in the Triad, will compete with 19 other women entrepreneurs nationwide for small business growth resources at the Make Mine a Million $ Business Program of the American Express Open Women’s Business Summit in Houston this week. The purpose of the program is to offer female entrepreneurs the needed ingredients to own million dollar enterprises, something just 3 percent of women entrepreneurs have accomplished. At the national competition, Weldon will be representing the greater Kernersville-GreensboroWinston-Salem area when she gives her three-minute elevator pitch on why she should receive the business growth resources in front of hundreds of attendees at the “American Idol” meets “Apprentice” type of event. The audience members and panel of judges will select the awardee group the same day. • Senn Dunn, a full-service independent insurance agency, has hired Mike Kelly, who is a commercial account executive in the High Point office. • Liberty Property Trust announced that Bryan Blythe was named senior leasing representative in the Carolinas region. In this new role, he will be responsible for overseeing Liberty’s more than 3.4 million square foot distribution portfolio in the Triad and in the Raleigh/Durham region. Blythe will be based out of Liberty’s Piedmont Triad office. Blythe comes to Liberty with more than seven years of commercial real estate experience working at both CB Richard Ellis and Whiteside Industrial Properties in Charlotte.

shares for $14.50. It had hoped to sell 18 million shares for $16 to $18 apiece. Weakness in the IPO market due to worries over the pace of the economic recov-

ery are forcing underwriters to delay or cut deals down to get them done. Piedmont shares rose 69 cents, or 4.8 percent, to $15.19 in trading on the New York

Stock Exchange under the symbol “PDM.” The company, which specializes in office buildings, intends to use IPO proceeds for general corporate purposes.

• First Bancorp, the parent company of First Bank, announced last week fourth quarter net income available to common shareholders of $4.3 million, compared to $5 million reported in the fourth quarter of 2008. Earnings per diluted common share were $0.25 in the fourth quarter of 2009, compared to $0.30 in the fourth quarter of 2008. For the year ended Dec. 31, the company reported net income available to common shareholders of $56.3 million, compared to $22 million reported for 2008. Earnings per diluted common share were $3.37 for the year, compared to $1.37 for 2008. In the second quarter, First Bancorp realized a $67.9 million gain related to the acquisition of Cooperative Bank in Wilmington. The after-tax impact of this gain was $41.1 million, or $2.46 per diluted common share. Total assets at Dec. 31 amounted to $3.5 billion, 28.9 percent higher than a year earlier. Total loans amounted to $2.7 billion, a 20 percent increase from a year earlier, and total deposits amounted to $2.9 billion, a 41.4 percent increase from a year earlier, the bank reports. • Dr. Davis Cloward and local business couple Bob and Nanette Rose will partner to open Doctors Express Urgent Care Center in High Point. The clinic, opening to the public today, is in Oak Hollow Village, suite 120, at 1231 Eastchester Drive. Clinic hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cloward has 12 years of experience as an urgent care physician in the Triad. Rose is a former senior vice president at Bank of America and his wife, Nanette, is a former pharmaceutical sales representative. Cloward will diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries, treat infections, minor burns, sprains, cuts and scrapes, allergic reactions and sports injuries. The center also includes a pharmacy, Xray machines and on-site lab. • Asheboro-based Klaussner Furniture Industries Inc. will shift to a showroom in High Point for the spring High Point Market after 30 years at a location in its home city. The company plans to show product from its international division in High Point at market April 17-22. The manufacturer will display imported casegoods, occasional and leather products on the first floor of the Market on Green showroom. INFORMATION TO APPEAR in this column should be received in the offices of The High Point Enterprise by 4 p.m. of the Wednesday preceding the Sunday of publication. Address information to Business Notes, The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261.


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Breaking through fear in the workplace BY MILDRED L. CULP WORKWISE FEATURES

Fear overtakes some people at work. A task or assignment, such as giving a presentation or cold calling, terrifies them. That task or assignment might well come up repeatedly, often bringing almost debilitating physical symptoms that put work at risk. If you’re like this, how can you overcome phobias on the job? Lieutenant Colonel Rob “Waldo” Waldman earned his undergraduate degree at the Air Force Academy, served on active duty for 11 years and is in his ninth year serving with the United States Air Force Reserve. He’s a speaker and the author of “Never Fly Solo” (McGraw-Hill, $24.95), a book of career advice about building and maintaining trust. In an interview, he explains in detail how trust helped him overcome fear. Diving off a ten-foot-high diving board into a swimming pool stopped Waldman in his tracks when he was a child. More than ten seconds in a closet prompted panic attacks. His father was an aircraft mechanic, but Waldman wanted to fly. That would mean sitting in the cockpit of a fighter jet for five or six hours. His fear of tight spaces (claustrophobia) and heights (acrophobia) followed him. “This is about stepping outside the comfort zone,” Waldman writes, “. . . doing what it takes to break the performance

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Lieutenant Colonel Rob Waldman (right), author of “Never Fly Solo,” attends a book-signing with friends Pam Badgley (left) and Dana Wilson. His story about overcoming fear in fighter jets is compelling. barrier that, ultimately, is constructed out of nothing but your own invented fears.” He writes about a process he developed that helps people become “totally engrossed in the moment.”

‘STARING DOWN’ Working through fear of heights was manageable, Waldman indicates. However, he had to find a method for “staring down” claustrophobia, whose grip was severe, to continue the work he was passionate about.

Sharing his secret might have meant the end of a career that led to “remote tours of duty in Korea, deployments to the sweltering Saudi Arabian desert (and) horrific panic attacks at 20,000 feet in the night skies of Iraq.” Deciding to confront his phobias wasn’t enough. He had to create a formula to break through. “I had a job to do,” he says. “I’d ponder what good were the wings on my chest and training for combat, if, when the time came, I turned away and

ran from my responsibilities?” He explains the steps he put together to refocus thoughts about fear: • Don’t block or reject your fear; acknowledge and accept it. • Scale down that fear through “tough talk,” including the fact that none of your accomplishments to date matters at all when you have a job to do. • Ask others with similar problems how they worked through them.

• Figure out what brings you “lift” (in his case, God). • Develop a list of people counting on you to be successful. Waldman focused his thoughts on others involved in his mission, as people who depended upon him. “They were a part of it,” he says. “The people I was protecting also needed me so that no one would bomb their houses and burn their villages. My mission was to serve my wingmen (team members) and people I was helping to protect. “If you’re struggling through a job interview, adversity or a health problem,” he advises, “look at what you love.” In the cockpit that meant looking at the silver angel, a religious symbol he’d brought and, at other times, pulling out pictures of his niece and nephew. He says that family members of all kinds, a commission check or the thought of retirement could make that difference for you. Once you take these steps, you’re ready to replace a specific fear, such as that of being embarrassed or seeming cowardly, by “grabbing onto something that’s greater than the fear.” In his case, it was mission and responsibilities, all related to people and trust. In other words, Waldman stresses, “dig deep.” When you do, enter the flow and keep moving forward. DR. MILDRED L. CULP, Workwise Features, is an award-winning journalist. E-mail questions or comments to culp@ workwise.net.

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Notice is hereby given that on 3/5/10 at 11:00A.M. at Carolina Pride Self Storage, 1057 Alamance C h u r c h R o a d , Greensboro, NC 2 7 4 0 6 , t h e undersigned Carolina Pride Self Storage will sell at public sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by:

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Latoya Cruz-Rivas 86 Joey Maness 55 Candace Robingson 11 Passion Young 23& 28

NORTH CAROLINA GUILFORD COUNTY NOTICE

February 2010

The undersigned, having qualifed as Administrator of the Estate of CARSON MELTON DAVIS, deceased, hereby notifies all person , f i r m s a n d corporations having claims against said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before May 10, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, f i r m s a n d corporations indebted to said Estate will p l e a s e m a k e immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 7th day February, 2010.

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Lost

LOST: 2 Miniature Male Schnauzers. Black. 1200 block of N. College. Call if found. 870-5437

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Emergency Food and Shelter Funds Federal funding is a v a i l a b l e t o supplement existing Randolph County programs currently providing emergency food and shelter in the amount of $122,537. This funding can only be used for direct assistance. Any public or non-profit agency providing food, mass shelter, rent or utility assistance is eligible to apply for the funds. A local board will make allocation decisions in February. For an application contact Brett Eckerman (United Way of Randolph County) at 336-625-4207 or email at brett@ uwrandolph.org. Completed applications are due by February 18, 2010.

Lost Dog Short Hair Yorkie, last seen near Trindale Pool. This is my 6 year old’s pet, Please call 442-2844

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FOUND: Male Dog with broken leash. Has just been groomed. Found off Gordon Rd close to Eastchester. Call to identify 336-2894291 Found Rottweiler Ball Park Rd. area, Call to identify 336-4604665

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ABORTION PRIVATE DOCTOR’S OFFICE 889-8503

February 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2010 Notice is hereby given that on February 24, 2010 at 9AM at 706 West Fairfield Road, High Point, N.C. The undersigned All American Self Storage in accordance with G.S. 44A-43, will sell at public sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored by the undersigned:

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Clerical

Reference Librarian Part-time, reg. 20 hrs per wk, responsible for assisting in identification, location & use of library collection, in all formats. Provides service desk assistance when assigned. Qualifications: Master’s degree in library science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution. Exp. & training in reference service, online searching & information literacy instruction. Ability to travel & work some scheduled evening * Saturday hours. Visit our website www.gtcc.edu for application & more info. Open until filled. EOE

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Buy * Save * Sell Place your ad in the classifieds! Buy * Save * Sell Notice is hereby given that on February 25, 2010 at 606 Greensboro Road High Point N.C 27260, The undersigned All American Self Storage in accordance with G.S. 44A-43, will sell at public sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored by the undersigned:

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CDL A TEAM Drivers with Hazmat. Split $0.68 for all miles. O/OP teams paid $1.40 for all miles. Up to $1500 Bonus. 1800-835-9471.

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6 0 + C O L L E G E CREDITS? Serve one weekend a month as a National Guard Officer. 16 career fields, leadership, benefits, bonus, pay, tuition assistance and m o r e ! joel.eberly@us.army.m il

Avery Burns Sandra Hart Ronald Seabrooks Detra Miller Sheryl Yarrington Marier Garang Cynthia Brown Delores Barnes Kiemp Pullins Thelma Oxendine Andrea Steele

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CDL Driver needed immediately. Clean driving record & Drug testing req’d. Call 687-8564 lv. msg.

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INVITATION TO BID DBE SOLICITATION OF SUBCONTRACTOR AND SUPPLIER QUOTES FOR NCDOT Design-Build, TIP I-2304AC, Contract: C202383, I-85, Counties: Rowan/Davidson (Yadkin River Bridge Section). Kiewit Southern Co, 450 Dividend Drive, Peachtree City, Georgia 30269 is soliciting quotes from subcontractors and suppliers certified with the NCDOT on the above referenced project. The scopes of work we are soliciting include the following: Asphalt, Slip Form Barrier, Furnish & Install Reinforcing Steel, Furnish & Install Stay In Place Deck Forms, Trucking, Grading, & Aggregates, Wet Haul Concrete Paving, Signs (Permanent & Temporary), Flatwork (Slope Paving, Curbs, Paved Ditch, Sidewalks), Striping, Guardrail & Fencing, Grassing & Erosion Control, Clear & Grub, Jack & Bore, Grinding & Grooving, Mill Asphalt, Saw & Seal, MSE Walls, Sound Walls, Utilities, Drainage, Paint Steel, Lime/Cement Treated Sub base, Temporary Traffic Barrier, Electrical/Lighting, Survey, Bridge Drainage. Material Supply: Traffic Control Safety Devices and Equipment, Concrete Paving Material (TieBars & Baskets), Aggregates, Ready Mix, Structural Steel, Sound Wall, MSE Wall, RCP Pipe, Drainage Structures, Temporary Barrier, Formwork, Piling (H, Pipe, Sheet), Reinforcing Steel, Rolled Structural Steel. Kiewit Southern Co requests the receipt of quotes by Noon March 5, 2010 to enable our firm to fairly evaluate them. Our contact persons on this job are Gabriel Schultz or Kyle Buchanan who may be contacted by phone at 770-487-2300 or fax at 770-4870005. Please contact us for a complete listing of work available for subcontracting. Plans and specifications are available for viewing in our Peachtree City, Georgia office. Please call to arrange viewing times. We look forward to receiving your written quotation. Please mail or fax your scope letter by March 3, 2010 advising us of your bid status. Thank you for your participation. Kiewit Southern Co is rmative Action Employer. February 13, 14, 2010

Purnell Furniture Services, Inc. 813-217-2267 DRIVER- CDL-A. Great Flatb ed Oppor tunity! High Miles. Limited Tarping. Professional Equipment. Excellent Pay Deposited Weekly. Must have TWIC Card or apply within 30 days of hire. Western Express. Class A CDL and good driving record required. 866-8634117.

Drivers- IMMEDIATE NEED! OTR Tanker positions available N O W ! C D L - A w/Tanker required. Outstanding pay & benefits. Call a recruiter TODAY! 8778 8 2 - 6 5 3 7 . www.oa kleytra nsport. com DRIVER TRAINEES Truck Driver Trainees Needed! Learn to drive at Future Truckers of America! No experience needed! CDL & Job Ready In 4 weeks! Trucking Companies on Site hiring this week! 1-800-610-3777 K N I G H T TRANSPORTATIONCharlotte Division. Hir ing OTR D rivers. Must have 6 mos OTR experience, Clean MVR, No DUI/DWI. No Felonies/Accidents. A p p l y o n l i n e www.k nighttr ans.com - 704-998-2700. It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds Team Drivers Top Pay for Experienced Hazmat Teams ● $5,000 Sign On Bonus ● Scheduled runs available after 60 days ● Teams Assigned 2009 Trucks ● Health and 401K ● Need 50 Hazmat Teams due to new business ● Also Hiring solos and owneroperators

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Oliver Emory Flova Chambers Claresia Burns Cary Cooper Ashaunta Pratt Teresa Thomas Ron M. Davis Michael Terry James Stukes Eric Crosby Nikki Rushford

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Purnell Furniture Services located in High Point is looking for Owner/Operators experienced in furniture delivery for in-home furniture deliveries in the Triad area as well as 2 day runs to South Carolina. Must have a white 24 - 26 ft. box truck, provide own helper, insurance (including worker’s comp). tools, pads and repair supplies.

DRIVERS CDL/A FLATBED Up to .41 CPM. Good Home Time. Health, Vision, D e n t a l . O T R Experience Required. No fe lonies. Carrier since 1928! 800-4414271, x NC-100

PAUL DAVIS Administrator

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WE ARE HIRING Class A CDL Drivers! We know what you’re looking for in you driving career. Let LCT help you find it today! If you want a career, not just a job, then LCT is the place for you. We have Teams & Solo freight hauling refrigerated cargo & other goods with good benefits. Contact our Recruiters to find out more Class “A“ CDL Required 1-800-362-0159 www.lctjobs.com

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Engineering

PEARSON needs Industrial Engineer for furniture manufacturing setting. Req IE degree w/min 3 yrs exp & bkgrd screenings. Apply www.furniturebrand s.com EOE/M/F/D/V

1079 Financial Services PEARSON needs S w a t c h S e w e r w/min 3 yrs exp to sew swatches & other duties. Req exc org & reading/writing skills & bkgrd screenings. Apply www.furniturebrand s.com EOE/M/F/D/V

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Medical/ General

A/R Bookkeeper & Admin Assistant Needed @ Shannon Gray Rehabilitation and Recovery Center A New 150 bed skilled nursing facility located in Jamestown, NC Duties of A/R Bookkeeper Include: managing and maintaining accounts. Must have Medicare and Medicaid knowledge and Min of 2 years experience Duties of Admin Assistant Include: Payroll and management of benefits, Processing Invoices, general ledger knowledge, support for all administrative staff and Min of 2 years experience. Send resumes to Vickie Bullins, Business Office Manager The GrayBrier 116 Lane Dr., Trinity, NC 27370 C N A’s needed for inhome assignments in High Point and Greensboro areas. Full and part-time shift s. Suppl emental benefits and bonuses. Driver’s License and ca r requir ed. Call Right at Home, InHome Care, 336-3870400. to make appointment for applications.

Front Desk Person for Healthcare Office. Experience preferred but not required. Must be a Detail Oriented Multi-Tasking Problem S o l v e r . G o o d Computer Skills a must. Reply in confidence to box 986, C/O High Point Enterprise, PO Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261

Hospice of Davidson County has an opening for a Home Care and Admission Nurse. Previous Hospice experience a plus. Apply on line at www.hospiceof davicson.org or fax to 336-474-2061

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F/T Director of Nu rsing. Needed in SA facility. Email resume to: LisaG@arcanc.org

Multiple medical positions open in High Point. CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) @ Family Medicine and Pain Management Clinics w/ 1 yr. experience needed. Medical Technologist/ Lab Tech- MT/ MLT/ CLS degree is required and ASCP certification is a must. 1-2 yrs. experience. PA (Physician Assistant) or NP (Nurse Practitioner) w/ 1 yr. experience in urgent care/ occupational health/ family medicine. NC license required. Workers Compensation Billing Specialistw/ 1 yr. experience in the medical billing industry required. Qualified applicants should send cover letter w/ salary requirements to tpierce@medventures.net or fax to: 336-883-2005. We are an equal opportunity employer. A fast-growing Ambulatory Surgery Center located in North Greensboro is seeking applicants for the positions listed below. Company offers excellent health benefits, 401K, and earned paid time off. Day shift M-F, no holidays. Nursing positions must have current NC RN license and CPR certification. If interested fax resume to 1-866-5041455. Director of Nursing responsible for directing and coordinating all clinical activities, resources, and personnel along with oversight of clinical policies and accreditation processes. 5+ years OR experience, and at least 1-yr as a Director of Nursing, preferably at an ASC. Operating Room Registered Nurse with 2+ years operating room experience, preferably in Neurology. Pre-Op PACU Registered Nurse with 2+ years of recovery or ICU, and IV experience. Certified Radiologist Technician with 2+ years experience, preferably in Neurology and Pain Management.

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COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL Piedmont Crossing, a continuing care retirement community, located in Thomasville, is seeking a Certified Medication Technician that desires a working environment where quality care and teamwork are priority. The Assisted Living (Adult Care Home) CMT provides medication administration, direct resident care, and assists the resident to reach and maintain the highest level of functioning under the direction of a RN in accordance with physician’s orders, company and industry standards and federal and state regulations. Successful candidates will have current CMT and CNA certification with a minimum of three onths work experience. Position will work every other weekend. 7-3 and 3-11. Piedmont Crossing offers competitive wages, flexible scheduling and great benefits. Please apply in person at 100 Hedrick Drive, Thomasville, NC 27360 www.piedmontcros sing.org. EOE

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A I R L I N E S A R E HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. F A A a p p r o v e d program. Financial aid if qualified. Housing available. Call Aviation I n s t i t u t e o f Maintenance (888) 349-5387. ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home. Medical, Business, Paralegal, Accounting, Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 888899-6918. www.CenturaOnline.com Maid Service seeks honest, mature, hardworking women. Weekday hours. Comp. includes base pay, car allowance, bonus, & tips. Apply 131 W. Parris Ave., Ste. #14, High Point. Cons ervativ e Southern Baptist Church needs P/T Minister of Music /Assist ant Pianist. Send resume to: Reply in confidence to box 982, C/O High Point Enterprise, PO Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261 WANT ED: LIFE AGENTS. Potential to Earn $500 a Day. Great Agent Benefits. Commissions Paid D a i l y . L i b e r a l Under writing . Leads, Leads, Leads. Life Insurance, License Required. Call 1-888713-6020.

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Apartments Furnished

3 ROOM APARTMENT partly furnished. 476-5530 431-3483 Need space in your garage?

Call The Classifieds Want... Need.... Can not Live Without? The Classifieds Jamestown Manor 2br, renovated, central heat/air, Prices start at $475.00 454-5430 or 408-2587

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1br Archdale $395 1br Lassiter $375 2br Archdale $485 Daycare $3200 L&J Prop 434-2736 2BR, 1 1 ⁄2 B A Apt. T’ville Cab. Tv $450 mo. 336-561-6631 2BR/1BA for rent. 341A Ennis St. $400/mo & $400 dep. Call 336406-4670 2BR. Applis, W/D conn. Clean, Good Loc. $450. 431-9478 Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics

APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR RENT. (336)884-1603 for info. Now Leasing Apts Newly Remodeled, 1st Month Free Upon Approved Application, Reduced Rents, Call 336-889-5099

508 N. HAMILTON. Landmark historic building “THE BUREAU“. Ideal office space for the firm that wants a high profile. 1st level available, 1100 sq. f t . O n e 1 ⁄2 b a t h s , newly renovated, carpet, ample parking For sale OR ............................... $850 602 N. MAIN. Off i c e / s h o w r o o m space, approx. 1700 sq. ft., gas heat, air, two 1 ⁄ 2 baths, some parking .................. $1200 788 A. N. MAIN. Approx. 1500 sq. ft, gas heat, central air, several compartments..................... $950 614 N. HAMILTON. Ideal for beauty or nail salon. Heat, water, hot water, has central A/C............. $685 652 N. MAIN. showroom, approx. 5000 sq. ft..................... $5000 307-E ARCHDALE RD. Office space, approx. 1000 SF, gas heat, central air ............................... $525 1411 WELBORN. Suite 103. Approx. 1000 sq. ft. gas heat, cen air ........... $800 120-122 W. BROAD Approx. 560 SF Gas ht., air, brick, paved street across from railroad station ............................... $596 116 W. BROAD. 280 SF........................... $298

Medi cal Off/ Retail/ Showroom/Manufac. 1200-5000 sqft. $450/mo. 431-7716 Office 615 W English 4300 sf. Industrial 641 McWay Dr, 2500 sf. Fowler & Fowler 883-1333

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

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across from Outback, 1200-4000 sq. ft. D.G. Real-Estate Inc 336-841-7104 Retail Off/Warehouse 2800 sqft $650 10,000 sqft $1600 T-ville 336-362-2119 Need space in your garage?

Call The Classifieds COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, RESIDENTIAL NEEDS Call CJP 884-4555 128 E. State St............... 650sf 118 Church .................... 675sf 409 E. Fairfield .............1040sf 615-B N. Hamilton ......... 658sf 128-E State ................... 800sf 124 Church...................1595sf 1321 W. Fairfield ............ 660sf 1001 Phillips .............. 1-2000sf 1321 W Fairfield ............1356sf

T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080.

In Print & Online Find It Today WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052.

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5000 sq. ft. former daycare with a 5000 sq. ft. fenced in yard. Well located in High Point. Call day or night 336-625-6076 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet

The Classifieds 600 SF Wrhs $200 400 SF Office $250 T-ville 336-561-6631 F/T Advanced Sewer Needed. Must be able to sew plackets, hidden zippers,etc. Sew test required. Call 336.474.8000.

70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-6256076

KTS Cable Installer Positions available. Call for appointment 336-993-4665 ext. 317

Almost new 10,000 sq ft bldg on Baker Road, plenty of parking. Call day or night 336-625-6076

Have a great presence at market! Separate building. 1 block from main building at 110 N. Wrenn St. 2 stories, approx. 12,700 sq. ft. Modern and b e a u t i f u l l y d e c o r a t e d . Sprinkled. 1 block from Main St., near Showplace. A giveaway rental at $3.75 per sf. Henry Shavitz Realty 336-882-8111 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds

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1116 Wayside-3br 318 Charles-2br 883-9602 1, 2 & 3 BR Homes For Rent 880-3836 / 669-7019 Ads that work!! 1 Bedroom 1120-B Campbell S ......... $225 500 Henley St................. $300 313Allred Place................$315 227 Grand St .................. $325 118 Lynn Dr..................... $375 2Bedrooms 709-B Chestnut St.......... $350 711-B Chestnut St ........... $375 316 Friendly Ave ............. $375 713-A Scientific St........... $395 1140 Montlieu Ave .......... $400 2301 Delaware Pl............ $400 1101 Wayside Dr.............. $400 309 Windley St. .............. $425 1706 Valley Ridge ........... $475 210-D Oakdale Dr........... $550 1417 N. Hamilton ............ $550 812 English Ct. ......... $600 205 Nighthawk Pl ........... $895 5056 Bartholomew’s... $950

600 N. Main 882-8165

110 Scott.................... 747sf

Chefs, Cooks, Linecooks, Dishwasher, Bakers & Wait Staff. Call 336-442-1086

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

724 English........... 1200sf 131 W Parris............ 278-795sf

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

1300 N Main ....... 12540sf 1903 E Green ............ Lot 900 W. Fairfield ......... Lot 333 S. Wrenn ..........8008sf

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

1820 Blandwood ......... 5400sf 2136 Brevard.................. 43,277sf

651 Ward ...............38,397sf 2415 English Rd..........21485sf 1200 Corporation .......... 3-6000sf

1938-40 WGreen......... 4000sf

2330 English ............9874sf 521 S Hamilton .........4875sf 920 W Fairfield .......... 28000sf

503 Old Tville......... 30493sf 3204E Kivett............ 2750-5000sf

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

1200 Dorris ...........8232sf 519 S Hamilton ......... 4144sf 3214 E Kivett ........... 2250sf 238 Woodline .......... 8000sf 608 Old T-ville ........ 12-2400sf 1914 Allegany.............. 6000 sf 1945 W Green ......... 10,080+sf 1207 Textile ............. 3500-7000sf

1323 Dorris ...........8880sf 1937 W Green ........... 26447sf

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

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

404 N Wrenn........6000sf 307 Steele St ............. 11,050sf

3 Bedrooms 704 E. Kearns St ............ $450 201 Murray St ................. $450 805 Nance Ave .............. $450 1110 Adams .................... $475 302 Ridgecrest .............. $575 1033 Foust St. ................ $575 352 Wingo St ................. $600 1921 Ray Alexander...... $950 3503 Morris Farm Rd . $1150

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

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

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3 BEDROOMS 920 Grace ...............$375 604 Parkwood........ $450 1605 Pershing ........ $450 1805 Whitehall ........ $450 2823 Craig Point ........$500

1918 Cedrow .......... $425 1922 Cedrow.......... $425 221-A Chestnut ...........$398 1108 Hickory Chapel Road .......................$375 1444 N Hamilton $385 313 Hobson.................$335 1506 Graves ................$398 1009 True Lane ...........$450 1015 True Lane............$450 100 Lawndale ..............$450 3228 Wellingford ....... $450

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

2 BEDROOMS 401- A Chestnut ......$375 1732 E. Kivett ......... $298 1301 Bencini.................$325 1305 Bencini ................$325 612 A Chandler ...........$335 1502-A Leonard ..........$250 916-B Amos .................$198 201 Kelly.......................$350 533 Flint .......................$375 1415 Johnson ......... $398 804 Winslow .......... $335 2600 Holleman.......... $498 702 E Commerce ....... $250

1316 B Vernon .............$250 106-D Thomas........ $395 2709 E. Kivett......... $398 224-C Stratford ...........$365 824-H Old Winston Rd ......................................$550 706-C Railroad ............$345 2618 Woodruff.............$460 231 Crestwood............$425 916 Westbrook............$590 1423 Cook ...................$420 1502 Larkin ..................$325 305-A Phillips...............$300 706 E Commerce ....... $250

304-B Phillips...............$300 1407-A E. Commerce ......................................$325 1101 Carter St...............$350 1709-F E. Lexington ................................$375 705-B Chestnut...........$390 1110 Bridges.................$440 215-G Dorothy........ $360

1 BEDROOM 620-17A N. Hamilton ................................ $310 1202 Cloverdale ..... $225 618-12A N. Hamilton ............................... $298 1003 #7 N. Main ..... $298 Apt. #6 .........................$379 320G Richardson ....... $335

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

SECTION 8 2600 Holleman....... $498 1423 Cook St.......... $420 900 Meredith ......... $298 614 Everette ........... $498 1500-B Hobart ....... $298 1106 Grace ............. $425 406 Greer .............. $325 1319 Foust .............. $398

135 S. Hamilton ......... 30000sf

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600 N. Main St. 882-8165

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

Advertising Consultant. A highly motivated marketing consultant who understands the difference in selling advertising versus delivering solutions. The right candidate is goal oriented, understands the requirements of achieving goals and meets that expectation through prospecting, finding and delivering solutions for the customer and providing exceptional customer service after the sale. Position is full-time with an opportunity to grow with a highly successful media company. On-the-job training provided, excellent benefits including 401K and major medical. If you thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, take your responsibilities seriously and delight in helping others this could be just what you are looking for. Send cover letter and resume to Lynn Wagner, Advertising Director High Point Enterprise, 210 Church Ave., High Point, NC 27262 or email to lwagner@hpe.com. Only serious candidates looking for a longterm career need apply. Paxton Media Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability. No phone calls please!

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3BR, 2BA at 1709 Edm o n d s o n S t . $480/mo. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111.

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SALES PROFESSIONAL Terminix of High Point has an exciting opportunity for an energetic and motivated Sales Professional. Will be responsible for inspecting customer’s homes, making proposals and presentations, and obtaining sales contracts. Interested candidates should apply online at www.terminix-triad.com.

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Customer Service Representative: Candidate must have experience in the Customer Service field. Experience in the corrugated and packaging industry a plus. Designer: Candidate must have experience in the Designer/High Graphic field. Experience in the corrugated and packaging industry a plus. Help Desk Technician/IT Assistant: Candidate will handle ERP software and will concentrate on software not hardware. Candidate will be trained on the ERP package and will be expected to train on a corporate level. They will also train and implement new software modules as needed. Strong slills in the MS office suite, particularly MS Excel (an understanding of writing Macros is a plus). Candidate will also need to have an understanding of database platforms. Please send resume to: Human Resource Department, P. O. Box 1625, Laurinburg, NC 28352

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RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER Saturday, February 20 - 10:00 AM WEAVER EDUCATION CENTER 100 SOUTH CEDAR STREET, GREENSBORO, NC 1344+/- sq. ft. frame dwelling house (3BR, 2 Bath) made of wood frame construction w/vinyl siding - A Vocational Education Instructional Project of Weaver Education Center’s Building Trades Classes. Dwelling on pillars and was constructed dimensionwise to be moved by professional house movers. Sold “AS IS, WHERE IS“, NO warranties, NO guarantees. Seller expressly (but without limitation) excludes any warranty or habitability, fitness for a particular purpose or of merchant ability. TERMS: Min. Bid: $38,500. DOWN PAYMENT: No less than 5% down at day of sale with balance due within 20 days from sale date. If down payment is paid w/personal check, buyer must deliver cash or certified to seller no later than 2/22/10 by 4PM. Buyer must move house prior to 4/24/10.

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4 BEDROOMS 103 Roelee ..................... $950 3 BEDROOMS 603 Denny...................... $750 601 E. Lexington............. $725 216 Kersey ..................... $600 281 Dorothy.................... $550 1511 Long........................ $525 1414 Madison ................. $525 205 Guilford ................... $495 1439 Madison................. $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 3613 Eastward #3 .......... $450 920 Forest ..................... $450 522 Flint ......................... $400 707 Marlboro.................. $400 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 1005 Park ....................... $350 2 BEDROOMS 2847 Mossy Mdow ........ $850 1100 Westbrook $750902-1A Belmont...... $600 228 Hedgecock ............. $600 216 Liberty...................... $550 500 Forrest .................... $525 8798 US 311 #2............... $495 1806 Welborn ................. $495 906 Beaumont ............... $475 320 Player...................... $425 2715-B Central ............... $425 215-B W. Colonial........... $400 600 WIllowbar ................ $400 283 Dorthy ..................... $400 913 Howard.................... $375 502 Lake ........................ $375 608 Wesley .................... $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 1429 E Commerce ......... $375 802 Hines ...................... $350 802 Barbee .................... $350 503 Hill St ....................... $350 3602-A Luck .................. $350 415 A Whiteoak.............. $325 286 Dorthoy................... $300 1311 Bradshaw ...............$300 1223 A Franklin............... $270

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Showcase of Real Estate Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools. Approximately 1 acre $15,000. More wooded lots available.

Existing Home Owner can build and get up to $6,500 tax credit! Plus the first 3 buyers can get their lot at 1/2 price!!

NEW HOMES DAVIDSON COUNTY Lots starting at $34,900 Homes starting at $225,000 Special Financing at 4.75%

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

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

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19 Forest Dr Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville $1000. Cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 ac Landscaped, 3BR, 2Baths, Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room with Fireplace, Den with Fireplace, Office. Carpet over Hardwood. Crown Molding thru out. Attached over sized double garage. Unattached 3 bay garage with storage attic. 2400sqft. $260,000.

336-475-6839

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

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

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3930 Johnson St.

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

Quality construction beginning at $169,900! Eight Flexible floorplans! - Three to seven bedrooms - 1939 square feet to 3571 square feet - Friendship/Ledford Schools - Low Davidson County Taxes - Basement lots Available MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com Marketed Exclusively by Patterson Daniel Real Estate, Inc.

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

25% BELOW TAX VALUE

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

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- 1.1 Acre – Near Wesley Memorial Methodist – - Emerywood area “Tell your friends” $249,900. Priced below Tax & appraisal values. Owner Financing

LAND FOR SALE 5.9 Acres of privacy and seclusion with its own creek. Ready for your dream home, or you can renovate an existing home on the property. The property is located at 829 Hasty Hill Rd. between High Point and Thomasville. Davidson County Ledford Schools $59,000.

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3bdrm, 2½ ba, 2 car gar, LR, DR, Sunroom, lg kit., Breakfast rm, wood flrs, tile in ba. & utility. All appl. stay. Patio & fenced rear. Many other extras.

273 Sunset Lane, Thomasville

GET OUT OF TOWN! Immaculate brick home 3br/2ba/bsmt/carport tucked away on a deadend st. w/ room to roam on 11.56 acres. Spring-fed creek along back of property, fruit trees, grapevines, several garden spots, greenhouse, workshop, Updates include HW heater, windows, hi-eff heat pump, whole house generator, vinyl flooring & freshly painted rooms. Full bsmt w/workshop, fireplace, one bay garage. MH site on property may be leased for additional income. Horses welcome! Priced to sell @ $199,500-call today.

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

89 DAYS LEFT TO GET $8,000 TAX CREDIT

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

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NEAR GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT, WINSTON-SALEM Price $205,500-SF1930 1036 Braemar Ct. (St. Andrews Pl.) High Point, NC 27265 • Phone: 336-869-0386

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

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

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

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

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

Over 4,000 Sq. Ft. Brick home with 4 Bedrooms & 4 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, 2 master suites, fenced yard. Grand dining room – Priced at $319,900!! Directions: Bus. 85 to Hwy. 109 exit, turn left off ramp, then left on Unity St., left on Huntsford, right on Valley, turn onto Willow.

TOWNHOUSE One Level w/front porch 1760 SQ Ft, 2 BR w/ walk-in closets 2 BA, Laundry RM, All Appliances, Eat-In Kitchen w/ lots of cabinets, Large Dining & Family RM w/ Fireplace & Built-In Storage & Bookcases, Private 2 Car Garage w/storage RM, Large Deck $162,000.

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4 BEDROOMS 112 White Oak.........$1195 3700 Innwood ........$1195 622 Dogwood ........ $895 3 BEDROOMS 1312 Granada ......... $895 306 Northridge........$875 509 Langdale ..........$750 415 Heitman ............$750 934 Londonderry ....... $725 2705 Ingleside Dr ....$725 1728-B N. Hamilton . $695

922 Forest ..............$675 1700-F N.hamilton ... $625

813 Magnolia .......... $595 2415 Williams ..........$575 726 Bridges.............$575 1135 Tabor...............$575 403 Snider.............. $550 1604 W. Ward ........ $550 1020 South ............. $550 2208-A Gable way .. $550

601 Willoubar.......... $550 324 Louise ............. $525 1016 Grant .............. $525 919 Old Winston ..... $525 409 Centennial....... $500 2209-A Gable Way .. $500 127 Pinecrest.......... $495 2219 N. Centennial.. $495

912 Putnam .............$475 1606 Larkin............. $450 114 Greenview ........ $450 502 Everett ............ $450 1614 Connor ........... $425 322 Walker............. $425 1725 Lamb ............. $395

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Furnished bedroom, hdwd floors, ceiling fans, 68 channels. No deposit. Extra clean. 816-9660 LOW Weekly Rates a/c, phone, HBO, eff. Travel Inn Express, HP 883-6101 no sec. dep.

Private extra nice. Quiet. No alochol/drugs 108 Oakwood 887-2147 Rooms, $100- up. No Alcohol or Drugs. Incld Util.. 887-2033 Place your ad today & do not forget to ask about our attention getters!! Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.

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

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White Double Door Refrigerator, ice maker in door, like new, $400. OBO Call 336289-0795

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620-A Scientific .......$375 508 Jeanette...........$375 910 Proctor............. $325 309-B Chestnut ......$275 502-B Coltrane .......$270 1228 Tank............... $250 1317-A Tipton.......... $235 608-A Lake ............ $225 CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111 4BR/2BA home, Fncd Workshop, Dead End St. $795 472-0224 Davidson Co 2BR /1BA. AC, $650 mo. 1661 West Lexington Ave. Call 884-4555 HP , 3BR/1B A, Brick Ranch. $600, New Flooring, Cent Air, Gas Heat, Sec 8 ok. Call 210-4998 2BR Central Air, carpet, blinds, appls., No pets. 883-4611 LM RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL NEEDS Call CJP 884-4555 1 BEDROOM Chestnut Apts ................ $295 2 BEDROOMS 1509 C Waverly .............. $250 423 Royal Oak................ $500 311 Avery ........................ $400 1003B Blair ..................... $425 1704 Long St .................. $450 3016 D Sherrill ................ $375 1348 Bailey Cir ............... $575

601A Saunder............ $250 1661W Lexington ....... $650 2404E Lexington ....... $550 1348 Bailey Cir........... $595 2106 Arbrook............. $650 3762 Pineview ........... $500 317-B Greenoak ........ $550 2620 1-B Ingleside ......... $655

206 Hedgecock ........ $350 607 Hedrick ...............$375 209 Motsinger........... $350 2415A Francis......... $500 310 Ardale No Dep ......... $545

5363 Darr................$275 1827-B Johnson ............. $600

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ABSOLUTE AUCTIONSaturday, February 13, 10am, 517 N. William St., Goldsboro. Complete body shop, ro ll-back & Holmes wrecker, 15 cars & vans. See auctionzip.com. Clark Auction Co. 919-734-2497. NCAL397 AUCTION: NICE COMMERCIAL BUILDING and Entire Contents! Jo hn’s Flo wers and Gifts, Thursday, 0218-10 - 10:00 AM, 2221 Stantonsburg Road, Greenville, NC (Ac ross str eet from Pitt Memorial Hospital) GARY BOYD AUCT ION, NCAL#2750 7 0 4 - 9 8 2 - 5 6 3 3 , www.garyboydauctio n.com HOME IMPROVEMENT AUCTION- Saturday, February 20 at 10 a.m., 201 S. Central Ave., Locust, NC. Granite Tops, Cabinet Sets, Doors, Carpet, Tile, Hardwood, Bath Vanities, Composite Decking, Lighting, N ame Bran d Tools. NC Sales Tax applies. www.ClassicAuctions. com 704-507-1449. NCAF5479

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2 plots at Floral Garden, $2000. each. Please call 336-4315900 4 plots in Floral Garden, desirable section AA, valued at $9,900 Call 931-0594

Cemetery Plot at Floral Garden, Section K. Near Mausoleum. Value $2,475, sell for $2,200. 454-5547 Floral Garden 4 G r a v e Plots current value $9900, Make offer. (336) 882-9303 Mausoleum Crypt True Companion Guilford Memorial, $10,000obo 476-4110

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1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111 30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076

4971 Brookdale .........$1100

706 Kennedy.......... $350 206-A Moon Pl .......... $295

2604 Triangle Lake ........ $350 Scientific................. $395 Woodside Apts.............. $450 1310 C Eaton Pl .............. $450 1011 Grant ...................... $400 1724C N Hamilton .......... $625 3 BEDROOMS 8015 Clinard Farm .......... $895 2508 Eight Oaks............. $750 2122 Stoneycreek .......... $695 2603 Ty Cir..................... $600 511 Blain Ct..................... $575 3010C Sherrill ................. $525 1310 Forrest.................... $550 308 A W. Ward .............. $500 604 Parkwood................ $485 804 Brentwood .............. $400 808 Brentwood .............. $400 1605 Pershing ................ $450 1805 Whitehall ................ $500 223 Hobson................... $425 1013 Adams............. $415 2915 Central Av ......... $525 650 Wesley ................ $415

4 BEDROOMS 5505 Haworth Ct ......... $2000 Craven-Johnson Pollock 615 N. Hamilton St. 884-4555

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Pets

AKC Lab Puppies. Black & Yellow. Dewormed, 1st & 2nd shots, Mom & dad on site. Great companion/family dogs. $350/ea. Call 676-8296 ccreed1@triad.rr.com

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8 unit, 3 bed, 2 bath apar tment/c ondo investment. 3010 Sherrill Ave. David Wilson Craven-Johnson-Pollock Realtors 8473690 L A N D O R DEVELOPMENTS WANTED. We buy or mar ket deve lopment lots. Mountain or W a t e r f r o n t Communities in NC, SC, AL, GA and FL. Call 800-455-1981, Ext.1034. No mortgage & no taxes owed. AS IS,. $40,000. 4BR, 2BA, kit chen, LR , fenced yar d, stora ge bldg. 903 Meredith St. Call 307-5019 serious inquiries only.

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1 ac. lot Davidson Co. Fairgrove Sch $15k brokr-ownr 4752600

Appliances

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

FREE CAMPING FEBRUARY for 1st time visitors. All RVs Welcome, Motorhomes, Trailers, Popups, Campers, Conversions. Gorgeous North Carolina Resort Ca mpgroun d, Amazing Amenities. Call 800-841-2164 Today!

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2640 2D Ingleside $780

1 BEDROOM 1123-C Adams ........ $495 1107-B Robin Hood........ $425

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HERNIA REPAIR? Did you receive a Composix Kugel mesh patch between 1999-2008? If the Kugel patch was removed due to complications of bowel perforation, abdominal wall tears, puncture of abdominal organs or intestinal fistulae, you may be entitled to compensation. Attorney Charles Johnson, 1-800-535-5727.

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SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203

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Psychic Reader & Advisor. Can solve all affairs of life. Such as Love, Courtship, Marriage, Business, Court Cases, & Lucky Numbers. Urgent help call today 434-3879

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Personal Collection of Exotic Birds. McCalls, Amazons, Conyers, etc Personal Babies. Call 289-0795 Rottweiler Female, up to date on shots, papers, 1yr old, $350. Call 336-471-5176

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Deceased Estate (with additions) Sun Feb 28 1:pm 905-A Old Winston Rd (@Triangle Fitness Kville) (this is the Jan 30 personal property auction in Kville postponed due to snow) see details at peggauction.com 3,007,251 views in 2009 Why call anyone else? #5098JCPegg996-4414 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds GIGANTIC FAMILY FUN CENTER AUCTION- Saturday, February 20, 10am. All assets of Gatti Town, 1040-A Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC will be sold to the highest bidder. (714) 535-7000 or www.superauctions.com. SC#2262 Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics

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

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Free Beautiful Boxer Dog to good home, Prefer the country, exc guard dog. Call 336-495-2431 8a-6p Free to good homes only. Jack Russell/Lab Mix Puppies. approx 8 weeks old. 1F & 1M, Call 336-442-5921

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THE BUCS STOP HERE: HPU men prove too much for Charleston Southern. 3D

Daytona drivers need friends BY GREER SMITH ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Making Danica Patrick crashes in Nationfriends could play a huge factor at wide Series debut. 2D Daytona International Speedway today. And it has nothing to do with How they could develop could setting a record by hooking up the be spur of the moment and could most Facebook-type of acquain- come down to circumstances. tances. At one time, Tony Stewart and This type of coziness has to do Dale Earnhardt Jr. worked well with which cars run well togeth- together, so much so that Stewart er in the aerodynamic draft and helped Earnhardt win the 500 in could play a large role in who 2004. Stewart, three-time winner in wins the Daytona 500. July and favorite this time, said he The alliances could involve doesn’t have any idea who he will teammates or cars of the same become buddies with this time. manufacturer. “It’s definitely going to be more

impromptu,” Stewart said. “I don’t think it is really a scenario where you can plan that like where it used to be with me and Junior.” Having a fast car is a good way to attract friends. Kasey Kahne, who won a qualifying race and finished second in the Shootout, is finding that his Ford has been so fast that he is attracting more attention than ever before. “I’ve had more people pushing me than in the previous six years combined,” Kahne said. “People want to push a fast car, so I’m in a better spot. So hopefully it helps us play the chess game during the race.” Carl Edwards said he will work

with some of his fellow Ford drivers, led by Kahne. But what line he takes and who he races with at the end with be a spur of the moment decision. “It’s not about choosing and having a plan, it’s about recognizing at the time what is the best,” Edwards said. “I watch the guys who are good at it and it seems they have a sense on which line has the best momentum and that’s where they go. I don’t have a strategy. I’ve got 499 miles to figure it out and then I’ve got to implement it. It’s hard to decide when you are in the car, but that is the fun part of it.” gsmith@hpe.com |888-3519

Blue Devils drill Terps DURHAM (AP) – Mike Krzyzewski’s 1,000th game at Duke ended like so many others before it: overwhelmingly in his team’s favor. With results like this, it’s no surprise that he doesn’t plan on slowing down. Jon Scheyer scored 22 points and No. 8 Duke marked Coach K’s milestone with a 77-56 rout of Maryland on Saturday in a matchup of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s top two teams. Brian Zoubek had 16 points and 17 rebounds for the ACC-leading Blue Devils (21-4, 9-2), who dominated from start to finish, shooting 41.5 percent and holding Maryland 25 points below its season average. “Obviously, it’s an honor to play in a game of such significance for (Krzyzewski),” Scheyer said. “But after that, we’re in first place – that’s the main thing.” Greivis Vasquez scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Cliff Tucker added 12 to lead the Terps (16-7, 6-3). Maryland went 2 of 13 from 3-point range. From Art Heyman to J.J. Redick, roughly 100 former players, coaches and staff members returned to Cameron Indoor Stadium to celebrate a double milestone for Krzyzewski. On his 63rd birthday, he became the eighth Division I coach to reach four figures at one school. He’s 781-219 in 30 seasons at Duke with three national titles and 10 Final Fours. After the final horn, he was presented with a framed Duke No. 1,000 jersey and the Cameron Crazies sang “Happy Birthday” to him.

UNC tops Pack, stops 4-game skid CHAPEL HILL (AP) – Larry Drew II had 15 points and North Carolina snapped its fourgame losing streak by beating N.C. State 74-61 on Saturday. Deon Thompson added 12 points for the Tar Heels (14-11, 3-7 ACC), who gained some measure of relief with their first victory since beating the Wolfpack nearly three weeks ago. It was also their first home win since beating Virginia Tech more than a month ago. But more importantly, the victory kept the defending national champions from doing something unthinkable in the preseason: falling into last place in the ACC standings with just a handful of games left to play. Instead, that dishonor fell to State (14-12, 29), which lost its fourth straight game overall and its eighth in a row to the Tar Heels. Tracy Smith scored 20 points to lead the Wolfpack and Javi Gonzalez added 13. UNC had lost eight of its last 10 games.

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Tall order High Point University’s Amy Dodd (24) faces a steep task as she looks to maneuver against Gardner-Webb’s 6-foot-6 center Sandra Vaitkute on Saturday at the Millis Center. Dodd and the Panthers fell 74-66 to the Big South-leading Runnin’ Bulldogs. See story on 3D.

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icking a winner in any race is about as easy as selecting numbers for the lottery. Trying to predict the winner of a restrictorplate race is even more difficult, sort of like trying to guess where lightning will strike. Or maybe because lightning can strike any time in the form of a car going out of control in the middle of a large drafting pack and causing a big wreck. Or you don’t know who is going to sandbag until the last few laps. Because of the draft, a guy who hasn’t been much of a factor all week can take home the big prize with a charge in the last five laps. And then there’s the unexpected circumstance, such as Matt Kenseth taking the lead just before rain cut short last year’s Daytona 500.

With the preliminaries out of the way, it’s now time for the big show again. A number of Chevrolets were expected to be strong and haven’t disappointed in qualifying – with Mark Martin and Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the front row, Jimmie Johnson winning a qualifying race, and Tony Stewart and Juan Pablo Montoya showing plenty of muscle. A number of Fords showed strength in the qualifying races as Kasey Kahne scored a victory for Richard Petty Motorsports, and Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle and AJ Allmendinger also ran near the front. But the cars that kept being mentioned after the qualifiers as ones to watch today were the three guys in Dodges fielded by Roger Penske. Two of them, Brad Keselowski and Sam Hornish Jr., are considered dark horses.

The third, the one driven by Kurt Busch, is a legitimate contender. Busch has never won a restrictor-plate race but his record isn’t too shabby. In 36 events at Daytona and Talladega, he has finished in the top-five 15 times and pushed his then teammate Ryan Newman to victory here two years ago. But, silent much of the week has been Busch’s brother, Kyle – who has had the best car in the 500 the past two years and then in July crashed trying to hold off Stewart coming to the finish line. Learning from past mistakes, Kyle Busch will position himself correctly and win by beating his brother while the rest of the field crashes behind them in an unforgettable finish.

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9:30 a.m., The Golf Channel – Golf, PGA Europe, Avantha Masters Noon, WGHP, Ch. 8 – Motorsports, NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 1 p.m., The Golf Channel – Golf, PGA, Pebble Beach National Pro-Am 1 p.m., WFMY, Ch. 2 – College basketball, Ohio State at Illinois 1 p.m., ESPN – College basketball, Louisville at Syracuse 1 p.m., WXII, Ch. 12 – Winter Olympics, Women’s speedskating, 3,000-meter goldmedal final; Nordic combined; K-95 jumping individual and 10km cross country individual gold-medal finals; Men’s luge, singles; Men’s biathlon, 10km sprint goldmedal final 3 p.m., WFMY, Ch. 2 – Golf, PGA, Pebble Beach National Pro-Am 3 p.m., ESPN – Bowling, PBA, USBC Masters 3 p.m., USA – Winter Olympics, Women’s ice hockey, United States vs. China 3 p.m., ESPN2 – Women’s college basketball, Arkansas at South Carolina 5:30 p.m., ESPN2 – Women’s college basketball, Miami at N.C. State 7 p.m., The Golf Channel – Golf, Champions Tour, The Ace Group Classic 7 p.m., WXII, Ch. 12 – Winter Olympics, Figure skating, pair’s short program; Men’s freestyle skiing, moguls gold-medal final; Men’s luge, singles gold-medal final 7:30 p.m., FSN – College basketball, Boston College at Florida State 7:30 p.m., CNBC – Winter Olympics, Women’s ice hockey, Finland vs. Russia 8 p.m., ESPN2 – Motorsports, NHRA from Pomona, Calif. 8 p.m., Versus – Rodeo, PBR, Express Classic at Oklahoma City 8:30 p.m., TNT – Basketball, NBA All-Star Game 11:35 p.m., WXII, Ch. 12 – Winter Olympics, award ceremonies, wrapup of day’s activities in Vancouver INDEX MOTORSPORTS COLLEGE HOOPS OLYMPICS CALENDAR GOLF NBA SCOREBOARD ADVENTURE WEATHER

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combination of cool temperatures, clouds and wind Saturday made the weather at Daytona International Speedway feel more like High Point in a normal February than Florida. Instead of an annual respite from the cold, most of Speedweeks has featured heavy jackets and toboggans. The forecast is for a slightly warmer afternoon today. No matter how cool those in the grandstands are, the heat on the track will definitely heat up because those in the Cup circus start playing for keeps on the biggest stage of the year. Whoever prevails today in the Daytona 500 will be the most recognized winner of the most prestigious race of the year. But, a win today will be no indication of what may happen the rest of the year because the 500 is one of four restrictor-plate races. Today’s race is likely to be decided by who makes the best moves in the aerodynamic draft. “Right now, you don’t have to have a perfect handling car to win,” said Kurt Busch, one of today’s favorites. “You need to find the right draft to be in and that’s the most exciting type of race.” The draft is the great equalizer by keeping cars in contention that normally aren’t among the usual victory suspects in most races. The real season,

as they say, starts in California. That’s where the answers to a number of questions will start to unravel. Can anyone keep Jimmie Johnson from winning a fifth straight SPORTS championship? Can the Hendrick MoGreer torsports team that fields Smith Johnson’s car keep up its ■■■ domination that included finishing 1-2-3 in last year’s standings? Can reorganization at Hendrick Motorsports actually get Dale Earnhardt Jr. out of the slump that resulted in a 25th-place finish in the points last year? Can the team owned by Tony Stewart with power from Hendrick build upon its first-year success that included Stewart winning four races, and Stewart and Ryan Newman making the Chase for the Championship? Can the Roush Fenway team rebound from a disappointing 2009 in which it got a total of three victories – the first two by Matt Kenseth in the first two races of the season and the other one by Jamie McMurray at Talladega in the fall? Can the reshaped entity know as Richard Petty Motorsports turn its

switch to Ford into more than two victories by Kasey Kahne? Can the mercurial Kyle Busch get back into the Chase after missing it last year despite winning four races? Can Busch’s teammate Denny Hamlin win more than four races and eliminate the mistakes that he made in the Chase for the Championship to become a title contender? Can the three remaining teams at Richard Childress Racing come back from a dismal 2009 in which they failed to win and failed to make the Chase? Can the temperamental Juan Pablo Montoya prove that he can win and keep the consistency that put him in the Chase last year? Will free-agent Martin Truex Jr. finish happiness to Michael Waltrip Racing and will Jamie McMurray get back in the groove with his move from Roush Fenway to Earnhardt Ganassi? Will the duo of David Reutimann and Marcos Ambrose make enough of an improvement to make the Chase? Will former Thomasville resident Brian Vickers make the Chase again for Red Bull Racing? The one thing that ultimately matters is winning the championship. The first step getting there is being one of 12 drivers to qualify for the 10-race Chase. The number of drivers who have a

shot at making the Chase is about two dozen. The 12 who I think will make the playoff are Hendrick drivers Johnson, Mark Martin and Earnhardt, just Stewart from his two-car team, Hamlin and Kyle Busch from Joe Gibbs Racing, Kasey Kahne from RPM, Kenseth and Edwards from Roush-Fenway, Clint Bowyer from Richard Childress Racing, Kurt Busch again from Penske Racing, Vickers again from Team Red Bull and surprise Reutimann from Michael Waltrip Racing. And the champion? Hamlin and Kyle Busch don’t have the maturity. Vickers and Reutimann drive for teams that are too new. Kenseth is consistent but doesn’t win enough. Bowyer is still learning. Edwards and Earnhardt must get over last season. That brings it down to Stewart, Martin, Johnson and Kurt Busch. Martin remains a sentimental favorite. Stewart knows what he needs to do to win the title but must beat his benefactor Hendrick. I’d like to go out on a limb. But, it’s hard to argue against whatever system Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus use to tackle the Chase. So make it five in a row for Johnson. gsmith@hpe.com | 888-3519

Labonte makes great save at Daytona BY GREER SMITH ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER

THE DAYTONA NOTEBOOK:

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Austin Dillon (3) slams into the wall as Johnny Sauter (13) spins and Nelson Piquet (1) drives past in the early stages of Saturday night’s NASCAR NextEra Energy Resources 250 Camping World truck series event at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon is a student at High Point University.

Peters edges Bodine on last lap for truck victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Timothy Peters won the seasonopening truck series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night. Peters passed two-time defending race winner Todd Bodine on the final lap, then edged Bodine at the line

for his second career victory. Dennis Setzer finished third, followed by Jason White and Matt Crafton. Bodine lost control of his truck after crossing the finish line and spun into the muddy infield at Daytona. The race was marred with crashes with only 14 cars finishing on the

lead lap. On Lap 1, Austin Dillon got loose and collected Kyle Busch, Johnny Sauter, Jennifer Jo Cobb and Landon Cassill. “It’s very dejecting,” said Dillon, who returned to action and finished 26th. “We wanted to go out there and run well ... not a good start to the season.”

Stewart wins; wreck parks Danica BY GREER SMITH ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As the laps drew to a close, the biggest surprise of Speedweeks would have come if Tony Stewart had lost the Nationwide race Saturday afternoon. There was no surprise at the end of the season-opening 300-miler long after Danica Patrick’s maiden NASCAR voyage ended when she couldn’t avoid a wreck. Stewart, left in a commanding position with the strongest car when most of his strongest competition was involved in a nine-car wreck that caused Dale Earnhardt Jr. to flip, wasn’t seriously challenged over the remaining 28 laps. Stewart’s fifth victory in the last six runnings of the 120-lap event was his 15th in a stock car on the 2.5-mile track. “That was one of the most dominant cars I’ve ever had at Daytona,” Stewart said. The 15 stock-car victories here ties him with Cale Yarborough for the third-most behind Dale Earnhardt’s 34 and Bobby Allison’s 16.

Stewart has never won the Daytona 500, however. “Since I will never get another chance at the Indy 500, winning the 500 now is my ultimate goal,” Stewart said. Stewart drove a Chevrolet from Kevin Harvick Inc., which fielded his Nationwide winners here in 2005 and 2006. His strongest competition came from Harvick in another KHI car, before the decisive wreck that began when Carl Edwards turned Brad Keselowski into Earnhardt, who was running third. Earnhardt’s car clipped secondrunning Harvick and turned over in front of other cars. After an 11-minute red flag and caution period for cleanup, Stewart led with second-year driver Justin Allgaier while Edwards and Harvick maneuvered their damaged cars toward the front. In the dash from turn four to the checkered flag, Edwards and Harvick got around Allgaier to finish second and third, respectively. “I told Tony if everything went right, I didn’t think anyone could beat our cars, the way they ran in practice,” Harvick said. “In the

race, it turned out the same way. It was the best car I’ve had here.” Allgaier was fourth. Brian Vickers, who failed in efforts to get into position to challenge for the lead, was fifth. Earnhardt, who slid to a stop on his wheels, climbed out of his smashed Chevy uninjured. “I got turned in the right rear,” Earnhardt said. “My car rolled to the right, it dug in and rolled over. I felt good about my chances. I had fun drafting with Tony and Harvick. That was expensive. I’ll have to go back and balance some books now.” Patrick was eliminated when she couldn’t miss a multi-car wreck coming off turn four on lap 68. Patrick hit two spinning cars and then hit the outside wall. She missed a wreck in the first 10 laps. “The first wreck, I went straight and missed it,” Patrick said. “This one, there was so much smoke and I went straight and hit the brakes but I couldn’t miss it. That’s the tough thing about this kind of racing; the cars are running so close out there.” gsmith@hpe.com | 888-3519

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bobby Labonte tried to remain humble Saturday. After making an impressive save during the only incident of the final practice session for the Daytona 500, Labonte took little credit for spinning his Chevrolet so it just missed the inside wall after a tap from Scott Speed. “I don’t know if I saved it or it saved itself, but I’ll take credit if credit is due,” Labonte said. “It didn’t set us back too far. We just had to fix a little bit of damage and got back out there.” With help of the aerodynamic draft, Richard Childress Racing driver Jeff Burton set the fastest speed in the session with a lap of 195.194 mph. Kevin Harvick, Marcos Ambrose, David Reutimann and Matt Kenseth completed the top five. Before the spin, Labonte produced a speed that was 11th best. “The car is not quite where we want it, but it is better than we were Thursday (in the qualifying race),” said Labonte, who finished 17th in the qualifier. “I can run the bottom (of the turns) but it won’t run on the outside. I need to run on the outside because if I just stay on the inside during the race, I’m going to get freight-trained by the line on the outside.”

MAJOR WITHDRAWALS Paul Menard got a spot in Saturday’s race after five other drivers withdrew following encouragement from Menard which reportedly involved money. Menard intends to run the full Nationwide schedule. Most of the teams that dropped out were startand-park operations. Menard finished sixth.

SPARK PLUGS Jeff Gordon will start at the back of the field today in a replacement car after deciding their primary cars were damaged too badly to repair after Thursday’s qualifying races. ... Richard Petty will drive the Mustang pace car before today’s race. Petty’s team switched to Fords for this season. ... Junior Johnson, the winner of the 500 in 1960, is today’s grand marshal. gsmith@hpe.com | 888-3519

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Barbour sparks Panther men won their second straight game. High Point took a 34-24 halftime lead as Charleston Southern shot only 29 percent from the field (9-for-31) in the first half. The Panthers struggled from the line in the first half (5-for-9, 55.6 percent), but went 16-for-18 (88.9 percent) in the second to

HIGH POINT (AP) – Nick Barbour scored 28 points to lead High Point to a 73-68 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday night. Barbour hit three 3pointers and went 11-for12 from the free throw line and Euguene Harris added 18 points for the Panthers (13-12, 8-6 Big South Conference), who

hold off Charleston Southern. Corey Law added 10 points and nine rebounds for High Point. Kelvin Martin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Jamarco Warren had 16 points and Jeremy Sexton added 11 points for Charleston Southern (11-14, 6-9), which lost its third consecutive game.

HPU women fall to league leader BY EVAN LEPLER SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

HIGH POINT – Although only eight points separated the High Point University women and Gardner-Webb on Saturday, the afternoon ended with no doubt as to who had become the Big South Conference’s top dog. Behind a superior all-around effort from junior point guard Dominique Hudson, the Runnin’ Bulldogs dashed to a dominant 23-point lead at the Millis Center and warded off a late Panther run to prevail 74-66. Gardner-Webb (21-3, 10-1), now with nine straight wins, cemented its status atop the conference standings by sweeping the season series from High Point (13-11, 6-5) and sending the Panthers to their fourth straight loss. Ironically, as has been consistent throughout their skid, inconsistency plagued the Panthers. High Point made nine of its first 15 field goals to start strong while also converting nine of its final 15 field goals to finish with a flurry. In between, though, a 20-20 tie became a 63-40 Gardner-Webb lead as the Panthers scuffled to just five makes in 32 shots through the middle stretch. “We’ve gotta have that effort for 40 minutes,� said HPU coach Tooey Loy. “We had some people diving on the floor. We got some offensive rebounds tonight. We’ve got to work on our ball movement a little bit more. We’re too easy to guard at times.� When junior forward Amy Dodd buried

a huge 3-pointer with seven seconds to go in the first half, a nine-point deficit was cut to six. But not to be outdone, Hudson rushed across midcourt and drained a desperation 40-foot answer at the buzzer to remove any Panther momentum. After the intermission, the Runnin’ Bulldogs quickly raced on a 9-3 run that mushroomed into a 23-9 onslaught, combining tenacious defense and steady offense, triggered on both ends of the floor by Hudson. The Rocky Mount-native continuously disrupted the Panthers’ sets, recording seven steals to go along with her game-high 19 points, five rebounds and five assists. “It was a stretch in the game where I believe we had defensive breakdowns,� explained High Point sophomore forward Shamia Brown. “I felt we could have stuck with them, but our defense wasn’t on as well as it should have been.� Brown and Jurica Hargraves each tallied 11 for the Panthers, while senior center Ashlee’ Samuels achieved her fourth double-double of the year with 10 points and 14 boards. High Point’s 26-11 rally to end the game did not decrease the magnitude of the win for the Bulldogs, who are hoping for more success here when the Panthers play host to the conference tournament. “I’m just really pleased with this victory,� coach Rick Reeves said, “and I hope it gives us a lot of confidence that we can come in here and win the tournament.� HPU plays host to Radford on Monday.

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•John Williams scored 31 points to lead six UNC Asheville players in double figBOONE – Donald Sims scored 30 ures as the Bulldogs beat VMI, 114-97. points and former T.W. Andrews star •Clay Henson scored a season-high 30 Kellen Brand added 17 as Appalachian points in Guilford College’s 91-74 Old State rolled past Georgia Southern 111- Dominion Athletic Conference win over 83 on Saturday night. The Mountaineers Lynchburg College. improved to 16-10, 10-4 Southern Confer•Calvin Thompson scored 14 points ence. The Eagles fell to 6-20, 3-10. and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Howard In other regional action on Saturday: beat N.C. A&T 59-49. •Nik Cochran and Jake Cohen each •Reggie Holmes scored 26 points to scored 14 points to help Davidson hold lead Morgan State to a 79-65 win over off Western Carolina, 75-72. Winston-Salem.

Stern: Expect Bobcats sale within 60 days Jordan was the buyer “that would be a good thing.� Jordan is currently a minority investor in the Bobcats but majority owner Bob Johnson has given Jordan control of the basketball operations. Johnson is the first black majority owner of a major professional sports team,

DALLAS (AP) – NBA commissioner David Stern expects the Charlotte Bobcats to be sold within 60 days. He’s just not ready to say if Michael Jordan will be the buyer. At his news conference Saturday on the eve of the All-Star game, Stern said if

but has lost tens of millions and is looking to sell. Jordan has first refusal on any sale, but it’s unclear if the Hall of Famer has an ownership group in place. Former Houston Rockets executive George Postolos has also inquired about the Bobcats.

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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski acknowledges former player J.J. Redick after being awarded a jersey for coaching 1,000 Blue Devil games after Saturday’s win over Maryland at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Krzyzewski, a Hall of Famer in his 30th season in Durham, has won 781 of those 1,000 games, including three NCAA championships.

Coach K: ‘Nyet’ to Nets DURHAM (AP) – The New Jersey Nets are already the laughingstock of the NBA. Now they’re getting ribbed by Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, too. Coach K refuted rumors Saturday that the Nets were interested in him coaching the beleaguered team. Louisville coach Rick Pitino has also knocked down rumors that he may return to the NBA. Krzyzewski said New Jersey had not contacted him, then cracked a couple

of one-liners at the expense of Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian billionaire and the Nets’ prospective buyer. “The guy’s Russian, right?� Krzyzewski said. “You think he’d hire a Polish guy?� After chuckling, Krzyzewski said: “No one’s contacted me, and if they do, I think ‘nyet’ would be easy for me to say.� The Nets are 4-48 at the All-Star break.

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CHAPEL HILL (AP) – North Carolina has honored two more stars from last season’s run to the national championship. The Tar Heels honored the jerseys of Wayne Ellington and Ty Lawson before Saturday’s game against rival North Carolina State. Ellington’s No. 22 and Lawson’s No. 5 will hang in the Smith Center rafters among the 38 jerseys that are honored by the program, but not retired. Both players left for the NBA after their junior seasons and were first-round draft picks. Ellington qualified for the honor by being selected the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four, while Lawson qualified by being chosen the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year.

Booker, Tigers tame Miami CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Trevor Booker scored 18 points and Clemson won back-to-back games for the first time in almost a month with a 74-66 victory over Miami on Saturday. The Tigers (18-7, 6-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) had been in danger of falling out of the ACC chase. Malcolm Grant had 13 points to lead Miami (17-8, 3-8), which has lost seven of its last nine.

Storm surges in key Region X showdown ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

LEXINGTON – Davidson County Community College strengthened its grip on first place in Region X with an 8677 victory over second-place Caldwell Community College on Saturday afternoon.

Justin Glover led the Storm (23-4, 9-0) with 24 points. Phillip Williams added 16 points and nine assists for DCCC, while Roderick Geter finished with 16 points and Eric Potts had 12 points and seven rebounds. DCCC plays host to Piedmont Baptist on Monday at 7 p.m.


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Switzerland’s Simon Ammann soars to the gold medal during the ski jumping normal hill competition at the Vancouver Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia on Saturday. Ammann captured the first gold medal awarded at the 2010 Winter Games.

Swiss star soars to first gold of Vancouver Games THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The first gold medalist of the 2010 Winter Games is the guy who won two golds in Salt Lake City eight years ago. If the name Simon Ammann doesn’t ring a bell, maybe this will: He’s the Swiss ski jumper who looked a lot like Harry Potter. Now 28 – and no longer a double for the boy wizard – Ammann is again the best in the world. He won the individual normal hill title Saturday for the honor of being the first of 86 champions to be crowned at the Vancouver Games. The first Olympic record was set by

Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer in winning the 5,000 meters. Kramer’s time of 6 minutes, 14.60 seconds shaved six-hundredths of a second off Jochem Uytdehaage’s record set at altitude in Salt Lake City in 2002. Another first was expected to come Saturday night – the first gold won at home by Canada. The host nation was shut out in Montreal at the 1976 Summer Games and in Calgary at the 1988 Winter Games. Now, moguls skiers Jenn Heil and Krsti Richards, and speedskater Charles Hamelin all have a good chance of setting off a spirited rendition of “O Canada.”

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BASEBALL PANTHERS 14-U TOURNAMENT TEAM – Panthers Baseball Club will hold open tryouts on Sunday, Feb. 21, from 3-5 p.m. at High Point University. Players should be at the field at 2:30. Two teams are coached by current college coaches and former college players. Contact Scott Butler (847-7068, Sbutler9@triad. rr.com) or Daniel Latham (dlatham@highpoint.edu) to express intent to try out or for more details. CJ BEATTY CAMP – Weather shifted CJ Beatty’s camp at High Point Batting Central to Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cardinals prospect will teach skills to children ages 7-11. Pre-registration is suggested to secure a spot. Cost is $25 with five cans of food to be donated to local food bank or $30 per child. Call HPBC at 4340855 or come by HPBC to sign up. PLAYERS NEEDED – Black Sox 11U traveling team is looking for a couple of players for the spring season. Players interested cannot turn 12 before May 1, 2010. Contact Todd at 963-2378 for info. CAROLINA MUSTANGS 9-UNDER TRYOUTS – Open tryouts planned for Feb. 21 from 2-4 p.m. at Fairgrove Ballfield in Thomasville. Players cannot turn 10 before May 1, 2010. Call Stacey Hilbourn at 442-3906 for more details. ARCHDALE PARKS AND REC – Registration continues from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until the leagues are full. Cost will be: T-ball $25 Archdale residents, $35 non-residents; Coachpitch $30 Archdale, $40 non; Mustang $35 Archdale, $45 non; Bronco $40 Archdale, $50 non; Pony $40 Archdale, $50 non. For info, call 431-1117 Ext. 315 or 314.

and will run June 28-July 1 and August 2-5. For the first time, the Scott Cherry Basketball Camps will hold a father/son camp at High Point University June 1112. There will also be two team camps held this summer. Team camps are open to all middle school, junior varsity and varsity boys’ basketball teams. The two camps will run June 18-20 and June 25-27. If you are interested in any boys’ basketball camp opportunities, contact Director of Basketball Operations, Tripp Pendergast at (336) 841-9329 or tpenderg@ highpoint.edu or visit http://www.highpointpanthers.com.

GRUBB FAMILY YMCA SPRING SOCCER SIGNUPS – Registration runs through Feb. 19 for Spring Soccer at the Grubb Family YMCA. Program is open to kids ages 3-14. The cost is $30 for 3-4 year olds and $60 for kids 5 and up. Call 861-7788 for info. Also, the High Point University women’s soccer team will be conducting a free soccer clinic for kids ages 5-14 on Feb. 27 from 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. at the YMCA Soccer Complex in Trinity. Call 861-7788 for info.

HARTLEY DRIVE YMCA SPRING SPORTS SIGNUPS – Soccer registration for boys and girls ages 3-14 at the Hartley Drive YMCA runs now through Feb. 28. Cost is $55 for YMCA members and $80 for others. Girls volleyball registration runs from now to Feb. 16 for sixthto eighth-graders. Cost is $30 for Y members and $65 for others. Contact Kevin Swider at 869-0151 or kswider@hpymca.org for more info.

SOFTBALL HIGH POINT BATTING CENTER CAMP – Girls ages 7-11 are invited to High Point Batting Center’s Fast-Pitch Camp on March

6 from 9-11 a.m. for focus on pitching, hitting and catching. Cost is $30 per child. Registration is suggested to secure your spot. Players should bring bat, helmet, glove and wear tennis shoes. Signups run through March 1. For info, call 434-0855.

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

TRACK AND FIELD WESLEYAN COACHING VACANCY – Varsity track and field head coach needed at Wesleyan Christian Academy for spring season. Contact Trojans athletic director Ricardo Viera at 688-7090 for info.

VOLLEYBALL TOM A. FINCH COMMUNITY YMCA – Will accept registration for youth volleyball leagues through Feb. 16 for girls in grades 6-8. Cost is $30 for YMCA members and $65 for nonmembers. Call Jamie Mills at 474-5249 for info.

REPORTING ITEMS The High Point Enterprise publishes announcements in the Calendar free of charge. Send info to sportsroom@hpe.com, call 888-3556 or fax to 888-3504.

BASKETBALL SCOTT CHERRY BASKETBALL CAMPS – Will feature two individual camp sessions, two team camp sessions and a father/son basketball camp. The individual camps are open to boys entering kindergarten through 10th grade

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Organizers alter Olympic luge course after tragedy VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Competition at the 21st Winter Olympics opened Saturday with all eyes and heavy hearts on the Whistler Sliding Center. Sliders resumed training on a repaired and slightly reconfigured track the day after a 21-year-old luger from the republic of Georgia died following a crash on the last turn of a training run. They also all started from a new spot farther down the track in hopes of slowing speeds and improving control. The men have been moved to the women’s start ramp, while women and doubles are shifted to the junior start ramp. Officials say this was done to help with the “emotional component” of athletes, and the IOC says it is “completely satisfied” with how things have been handled. The early results lived up to expectations. All 36 sliders were below 90 mph after routinely going more than 95 mph earlier in the week. Germany’s Felix Loch was fastest in training at 89.2 mph – well off his track record of 95.68 set during a World Cup event last year. The men’s downhill was supposed to be the first medal of these games, but it was postponed because of warm, wet weather in Whistler. That put the ski jumpers at the head of the list. Ammann’s victory was decisive – he posted the longest jumps in both rounds. His score of 276.5 points far beat his 269 from Salt Lake. At Turin in ’06, Ammann

went out in the first of two rounds, finishing 38th. Polish veteran Adam Malysz took silver and Austria’s Gregor Schlierenzauer bounced back from a disappointing first jump to earn bronze in his Olympic debut. With Vice President Joe Biden watching, none of the three U.S. ski jumpers made it to the final round. Peter Frenette and Nick Alexander tied for 41st, while Anders Johnson was 49th. In the speedskating, a trio of Americans competed. Chad Hedrick finished 11th, with Shani Davis 12th and Trevor Marsicano 14th.

FIGURE SKATING Johnny Weir didn’t like living at the Olympic village four years ago in Turin. So why he is he staying at the Vancouver version? Safety. Weir said he received “very serious threats” from anti-fur activists after adding white fox fur to the left shoulder of his costume for the free skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships last month. He could have had bodyguards at a hotel, but it was easier to stay in the village, where security is always at a premium. Note to the anti-fur folks: Weir won’t be wearing any animal skins in Vancouver. “It was not because I was pressured to change it,” he said. “I’m just switching back to another costume.” The men’s short program is Tuesday, and the free skate is Thursday.


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All of Saturday’s high school games were postponed due to Friday night’s snowfall. Thanks to a series of snow days the past few weeks, the regular season has been extended through at least Tuesday – depending on potential delays from storms Monday – and basketball conference tournaments are in jeopardy: Schools would not be permitted to play two regular-season games Monday and Tuesday and then compete in up to three more tourney games later in the week. The NCHSAA playoffs open next Monday. On tap for Monday so far are: Southwest Guilford at East Forsyth; East Davidson at Salisbury; Asheboro at Ledford; and Bishop McGuinness at Surry Central. Games slated for Tuesday so far are: Glenn at Southwest Guilford; Parkland at High Point Central; East Davidson at Central Davidson; North Surry at Bishop McGuinness. Other contests remain up in the air, including the PAC 6 2A title showdown between the Trinity and T. Wingate Andrews boys. Look for additional updates this week in the Enterprise.

HPU’s Cherry breaks school record in 5,000 SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

SEATTLE – High Point University senior Jesse Cherry set the school record in the 5,000 meters and earned a provisional qualifier at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. late Friday night. Cherry finished third in his heat and 15th overall, setting a new HPU record with 14:02.86. He broke his own record of 14:14.18. Atkins, a graduate student at HPU, ran unattached because he is out of eligibility for the indoor season. He will compete for the Panthers during the outdoor season. He finished fourth in his heat in 14:17.66, good for 36th overall.

MORGAN, MONDS SHINE FOR HPU CHAPEL HILL – Josh Morgan and Jevin Monds finished first and second in the mile and Morgan came in second in the 800meter for the High Point University men’s track & field team at the Gene Anderson UNC Invitational in Chapel Hill. “The men had a good day across the board,� said hpu assistant coach Julie Cox. “It was a great day for the distance runners with wins in the mile and 3,000 with solid performances by Alex

Fisher in the hurdles and TJ Brancaccio in the pole vault.� Neal Darmody won the 3,000 in 8:32.70 with Stuart Edmonds finishing seventh in 8:53.05. Morgan and Monds finished first and second in the mile in 4:14.95 and 4:15.41, respectively. Morgan also ran the 800 in 1:55.49 for second place. Fisher continued his strong performances in the 60-meter hurdles with a 8.42 preliminary time. In the finals, he finished seventh in 8.36. Brancaccio tied his season best, clearing 15’3 in the pole vault and finishing sixth. For the HPU women, Manika Gamble won the 60-meter hurdles and tied her personal record in the event. Gamble also finished seventh in the 400 and Joya Canfield and Vanessa Piacente had top10 finishes in the mile. Gamble won the 60meter hurdles, tying her personal best time of 8.74. She also finished seventh in the 400 in 58.81. Canfield finished third in the mile in 5:08.9, with Piacente finishing in 5:13.66 for sixth place. Christina Fenske finished sixth in the high jump, clearing 5’4.25 and Rachel Webb set a school record in the pole vault, clearing 10 feet.

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Johnson, Goydos tied at Pebble Beach THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dustin Johnson is powering his away around the Monterey Peninsula. Paul Goydos is poking along. Two golfers who couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be any more different were tied for the lead Saturday in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Johnson reached the 595-yard opening hole at Spyglass Hill with a hybrid and made a 20-foot eagle from the fringe to send him on his way to an 8-under 64, despite a three-putt bogey on his final hole. Goydos reached the 513-yard second hole with a 3-wood and made an 8-foot eagle putt, then birdied two of the final three holes for a 64 at Pebble Beach. They were at 18-under 196 and were four shots clear of anyone else. Johnson is leading the field this week in driving distance at 310.7 yards, while Goydos is averaging 262.7 yards off the tee. J.B. Holmes and Bryce Molder each had a 68 at Spyglass Hill, while Matt Jones had a 66 on the

Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula. They were tied for third at 14-under 200. David Duval had a 67 and was tied for seventh. Phil Mickelson had a 69 at Pebble Beach and was eight shots out of the lead. The biggest star Saturday was the weather, some of the most spectacular conditions this tournament has seen in years. Along the coast of Pebble Beach, huge swells crashed against the rocks and the sea wall.

birdie on the par-3 13th at The Quarry. The 50-year-old Couples is coming off a 37th-place tie last week in the PGA Tourâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Northern Trust Open at Riviera. He made two senior starts in Hawaii last month, teaming with Nick Price to finish third in the exhibition Champions Skins, then losing to Tom Watson by a stroke in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Dan Forsman was three strokes back.

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NAPLES, Fla. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Fred Couples moved into position for his first Champions Tour victory, topping the ACE Group Classic at 9 under during the suspended second round. Making his second Champions Tour start, Couples was 5 under for the round with three holes left when play was suspended because of darkness. He made a 48-foot putt from well off the green on the par-5 12th for eagle, then holed a 12-footer for

GURGAON, India â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Englandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Richard Bland and Swedenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fredrik Andersson Hed shot 6-under 66s to join a seven-man logjam atop the Avantha Masters leaderboard. Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Rahil Gangjee (69), Japanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tetsuji Hiratsuka (70), Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Darren Beck (70), Englandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Barry Lane (71) and Taiwanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chan Yin-Shin (72) also were 11 under in the event sanctioned by the European and Asian tours and the Professional Golf Tour of India.

Stern: NBA projects $400 million in losses DALLAS (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; David Stern says the NBA is projecting league-wide losses of about $400 million this season and has lost hundreds of millions in each previous year of the current collective bargaining agreement. The commissioner says it has

shown the playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; association those numbers in hopes of demonstrating why the league feels it needs â&#x20AC;&#x153;significant changesâ&#x20AC;? in the next deal. The NBAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first proposal for a deal to replace the one that expires in July 2011 was thrown out Friday

after what players association director Billy Hunter called a â&#x20AC;&#x153;contentiousâ&#x20AC;? 90-minute meeting. Stern criticized the unionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s behavior at the session, saying Saturday it earned â&#x20AC;&#x153;high marks on the list of theatrical negotiations.â&#x20AC;?

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SCOREBOARD 6D www.hpe.com SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2010 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE Liberty at Winthrop, 7 p.m. Gardner-Webb at UNC Asheville, 7 p.m.

BASKETBALL

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Tuesday’s game

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N.C. Central at Presbyterian, 5 p.m.

Saturday’s games Charleston Southern at Radford, 3 p.m. Presbyterian at Gardner-Webb, 3 p.m. Coastal Carolina at Liberty, 4 p.m. UNC Asheville at High Point, 4 p.m.

ACC standings All Times EDT

W Duke 9 Wake Forest 8 Va. Tech 7 Maryland 6 Virginia 5 Clemson 6 Florida St. 5 Ga. Tech 5 Miami 3 N. Carolina 3 Boston Coll. 3 N.C. State 2

Conf. L 2 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 8 7 7 9

Overall W L 21 4 18 5 20 4 16 7 14 8 18 7 17 7 17 7 17 8 14 11 12 12 14 12

Pct. .818 .727 .700 .667 .556 .545 .500 .500 .273 .300 .300 .182

Monday’s games (Feb. 22) Pct. .840 .783 .833 .696 .636 .720 .708 .708 .680 .560 .500 .538

Saturday’s results Clemson 74, Miami 66 Duke 77, Maryland 56 North Carolina 74, N.C. State 61 Wake Forest 75, Georgia Tech 64 Virginia Tech 61, Virginia 55

Sunday’s game Boston College at Florida State, 7:30 p.m. (FSN)

Monday’s game Virginia at Maryland, 7 p.m.

Tuesday’s games Wake Forest at Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) North Carolina at Georgia Tech, 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s games Duke at Miami, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Florida State at Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Maryland at N.C. State, 9 p.m.

Saturday’s games North Carolina at Boston College, 12 p.m. (WFMY, Ch. 2) Georgia Tech at Maryland, 2 p.m. Virginia Tech at Duke, 2 p.m. (FSN) Wake Forest at N.C. State, 2 p.m. Virginia at Clemson, 4 p.m.

North Carolina 74, N.C. State 61 FG FT Reb NCSU Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PT Wood 34 2-10 2-5 1-5 0 4 7 TSmith 31 6-11 8-9 2-5 3 2 20 Horner 24 1-4 0-0 0-1 1 4 2 Degand 16 1-2 0-3 0-1 2 5 2 Gonzalez 34 5-12 0-0 1-1 6 1 13 Howell 16 4-9 0-0 2-6 2 2 8 Davis 5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Mays 9 0-2 0-0 1-2 0 1 0 Painter 9 2-2 0-0 0-2 0 1 4 Williams 22 2-3 0-0 0-4 2 4 5 Totals 200 23-56 10-17 10-32 16 24 61 Percentages: FG .411, FT .588. 3-Point Goals: 5-18, .278 (Gonzalez 3-6, Williams 1-1, Wood 1-7, Mays 0-1, Degand 0-1, Horner 0-2). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots: 5 (Horner, T.Smith, Wood, Painter, Howell). Turnovers: 12 (Gonzalez 6, Degand 2, Horner, Davis, T.Smith, Wood). Steals: 5 (Degand, Horner, Howell, Mays, T.Smith). FG FT Reb UNC Min M-A M-A O-T A PF Graves 31 2-8 0-0 4-8 0 3 Thompson27 4-12 4-5 1-7 0 4 Henson 26 4-9 1-5 3-8 1 1 Ginyard 34 2-6 4-6 3-7 1 2 Drew II 34 6-9 1-2 0-4 7 2 DWear 17 2-4 2-3 3-4 1 3 Strickland 18 3-8 5-6 1-1 1 2 McDonald 13 2-4 2-2 1-2 1 0 Totals 200 25-60 19-29 17-44 12 17

PT 5 12 9 8 15 7 11 7 74

Percentages: FG .417, FT .655. 3-Point Goals: 5-15, .333 (Drew II 2-3, D.Wear 1-2, McDonald 1-3, Graves 1-3, Henson 0-1, Strickland 0-1, Ginyard 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Blocked Shots: 6 (Henson 3, Thompson 3). Turnovers: 10 (Ginyard 3, Drew II 2, D.Wear 2, Strickland 2, Henson). Steals: 10 (Henson 3, Graves 2, Thompson 2, Drew II 2, Ginyard). N.C. State North Carolina

31 33

30 41

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61 74

A—19,786. Officials—Mike Eades, Mike Stuart, Tim Nestor.

No. 8 Duke 77, Maryland 56 MD. Min Milbourne 27 Williams 24 Hayes 31 Mosley 24 Vasquez 33 Bowie 8 Tucker 24 Gregory 21 Padgett 8 Totals 200

FG M-A 1-6 3-9 3-7 2-6 7-12 1-4 5-13 0-3 1-1 23-61

FT Reb M-A O-T 0-0 1-3 0-1 3-7 2-2 0-1 0-0 2-4 1-2 3-7 0-0 1-4 2-2 1-2 3-4 2-3 0-0 1-3 8-11 16-37

A 0 0 3 2 4 1 0 0 0 10

PF 3 3 0 2 4 1 2 2 1 18

PT 2 6 8 4 17 2 12 3 2 56

Percentages: FG .377, FT .727. 3-Point Goals: 2-13, .154 (Vasquez 2-3, Mosley 0-1, Bowie 0-1, Milbourne 0-2, Hayes 0-2, Tucker 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Blocked Shots: 6 (Gregory 4, Milbourne 2). Turnovers: 14 (Hayes 4, Vasquez 3, Tucker 2, Bowie 2, Mosley, Williams, Gregory). Steals: 4 (Milbourne, Williams, Mosley, Vasquez). DUKE Min Singler 38 Thomas 26 Zoubek 22 Smith 35 Scheyer 36 MaPlumlee17 Dawkins 10 MiPlumlee 11 Kelly 3 Davidson 2 Totals 200

FG M-A 4-14 1-3 7-10 5-14 6-12 2-4 0-3 1-2 1-2 0-1 27-65

FT M-A 0-0 2-4 2-2 4-4 7-8 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 18-22

Reb O-T 2-6 2-3 8-17 2-2 1-3 1-3 0-1 1-4 0-0 0-0 20-44

A 1 2 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 12

PF 1 0 3 4 1 2 0 2 0 0 13

PT 10 4 16 14 22 7 0 2 2 0 77

Percentages: FG .415, FT .818. 3-Point Goals: 5-15, .333 (Scheyer 3-4, Singler 2-6, Dawkins 0-1, Kelly 0-1, Smith 0-3). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots: 6 (Singler 3, Zoubek 2, Ma.Plumlee). Turnovers: 7 (Ma.Plumlee 2, Zoubek, Smith, Mi.Plumlee, Scheyer, Singler). Steals: 5 (Smith 2, Mi.Plumlee, Thomas, Singler). Maryland Duke

24 40

32 37

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56 77

A—9,314. Officials—Bryan Kersey, Ray Natili, John Cahill.

Clemson 74, Miami 66 MIAMI (17-8) Collins 4-6 0-1 8, Adams 1-5 2-2 5, Gamble 1-2 1-2 3, Scott 4-9 1-4 10, Dews 4-8 1-2 9, Grant 5-10 1-4 13, McGowan 0-1 0-0 0, Thomas 3-5 0-0 9, Jones 2-2 0-0 4, Johnson 2-2 1-2 5. Totals 26-50 7-17 66. CLEMSON (18-7) Potter 1-6 0-0 2, T.Booker 5-10 8-10 18, Grant 3-3 7-8 13, Stitt 4-9 4-4 15, Smith 1-2 2-4 5, Johnson 1-3 0-0 2, Young 4-7 2-2 14, Jennings 1-3 0-1 3, D.Booker 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 20-44 25-31 74. Halftime—Clemson 33-28. 3-Point Goals— Miami 7-20 (Thomas 3-5, Grant 2-5, Scott 1-2, Adams 1-5, Gamble 0-1, Dews 0-2), Clemson 9-21 (Young 4-7, Stitt 3-5, Smith 1-2, Jennings 1-2, T.Booker 0-1, Johnson 0-1, Potter 0-3). Fouled Out—Dews. Rebounds—Miami 28 (Gamble 5), Clemson 31 (Grant 9). Assists— Miami 15 (Grant 4), Clemson 12 (Stitt 6). Total Fouls—Miami 22, Clemson 15. A—9,700.

Big South men All Times EDT Conf. W L Coastal Caro. 12 3 Winthrop 10 4 Radford 10 5 UNC-Ashe. 9 6 High Point 8 6 Liberty 8 6 Charleston S. 6 9 VMI 4 11 Gard.-Webb 4 11 Presbyterian 2 12

Pct. .800 .714 .667 .600 .571 .571 .400 .267 .267 .143

Overall W L 22 5 14 10 14 11 11 14 13 12 13 13 11 14 9 16 7 18 4 22

Pct. .815 .583 .560 .440 .520 .500 .440 .360 .280 .154

Saturday’s results High Point 73, Charleston Southern 68 Winthrop 66, Presbyterian 53 UNC Asheville 114, VMI 97 Liberty 69, Gardner-Webb 61 Coastal Carolina 52, Radford 51

Monday’s game Coastal Carolina at N.C. Central, 7 p.m.

Tuesday’s games High Point at VMI, 7 p.m. Radford at Liberty, 7 p.m. Gardner-Webb at Winthrop, 7 p.m. UNC Asheville at Presbyterian, 7:30 p.m. N. Greenville at Charleston So., 7:30 p.m.

Saturday’s games Charleston So. at Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m. High Point at Liberty, 7 p.m. Winthrop at Eastern Kentucky, 7 p.m. Presbyterian at Jacksonville State, 7 p.m. Elon at Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m. UNC Wilmington at Radford, 7 p.m.

Tuesday’s games (Feb. 23) Winthrop at High Point, 7 p.m. Gardner-Webb at Presbyterian, 7 p.m. UNC Asheville at Winthrop, 7 p.m.

Big South women All Times EDT Conf. W L Gard.-Webb 10 1 Liberty 7 2 Charleston S. 6 5 High Point 6 5 Coastal Caro. 5 6 Winthrop 4 6 Radford 4 6 Presbyterian 3 7 UNC-Ashe. 2 9

Pct. .909 .777 .545 .545 .455 .400 .400 .300 .182

Overall W L 21 3 17 5 14 10 13 11 14 9 10 14 5 16 5 18 7 17

High Point Central grad-uate Heather Richardson soon gets her time in the spotlight at the Vancouver Olympics. Richardson will compete in the long-track speedskating events Tuesday at 4 or 5:52 p.m. (500 meters), Thursday at 4 p.m. (1,000) and next Sunday at 6 p.m. (1,500).

Pct. .875 .773 .583 .542 .609 .417 .238 .217 .292

Saturday’s results Gardner-Webb 74, High Point 66 UNC Asheville 66, Presbyterian 59 Charleston So. 72, Coastal Carolina 65 Winthrop 56, Radford 52

Monday’s games Radford at High Point, 7 p.m. (SportSouth live, MASN tape-delay at 11 p.m.)

Presbyterian at High Point, 7 p.m. Winthrop at Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m. Charleston Southern at Liberty, 7 p.m. Coastal Carolina at Radford, 7 p.m.

High Point men 73, Charleston Southern 68 CSU Min Martin 36 Nwogbo 18 Mitchell 21 Tnklewicz 18 Warren 32 Goods 2 Sexton 33 Johnson 1 Lamb 8 Blackmon 22 Shghnesy 9 Totals 200

FG M-A 7-14 0-1 3-5 1-5 6-20 1-1 3-10 0-0 0-3 3-4 1-2 25-65

FT M-A 3-4 2-2 3-3 0-0 2-2 0-0 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 14-15

Reb O-T 8-10 1-3 0-4 1-2 0-4 1-1 0-1 0-1 0-4 0-2 1-1 13-35

A PF PT 0 4 18 1 1 2 1 4 9 0 1 2 4 4 16 0 1 2 2 3 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 6 0 1 2 9 22 68

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Percentages: FG .385, FT .933. 3-Point Goals: 4-14, .286 (Warren 2-6, Martin 1-1, Sexton 1-5, Tankelewicz 0-2). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 4 (Goods, Nwogbo, Blackmon, Lamb). Turnovers: 8 (Mitchell 2, Martin 2, Nwogbo, Tankelewicz, Sexton, Warren). Steals: 8 (Sexton 3, Warren 2, Martin 2, Nwogbo). HPU Min Law 27 Daniels 29 Barbour 30 Cox 21 Harris 32 Singleton 16 Campbell 11 Simms 19 Bridges 15 Totals 200

FG M-A 4-10 2-3 7-13 1-5 6-13 0-0 0-3 1-3 2-5 23-55

FT M-A 2-4 1-2 11-12 0-1 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-4 21-27

Reb O-T 6-9 2-11 1-3 1-6 0-3 2-3 0-0 1-1 0-3 14-42

A PF PT 0 1 10 0 0 5 1 2 28 5 3 2 2 4 18 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 7 11 15 73

Percentages: FG .418, FT .778. 3-Point Goals: 6-20, .300 (Barbour 3-8, Harris 2-8, Simms 1-2, Campbell 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Blocked Shots: 4 (Daniels, Law, Barbour, Bridges). Turnovers: 15 (Barbour 4, Law 3, Bridges 2, Cox 2, Daniels 2, Harris, Simms). Steals: 5 (Daniels, Barbour, Cox, Law, Singleton). Charleston Southern 24 High Point 34

44 39

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A—1,750. Officials—J. Page, D. Williams, M. Potter.

Gardner-Webb High Point

40 31

34 35

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74 66

3-point goals--Gardner-Webb 3-6 (EPPS, Courtney 2-5; HUDSON, Dominique 1-1), High Point 4-17 (MAIER, Mackenzie 1-5; DEAN, LaTeisha 1-2; HARGRAVES, Jurica 1-3; DODD, Amy 1-4; FIELDS, Frances 0-1; REYNOLDS, Erin 0-2). Fouled out--GardnerWebb-HUDSON, Dominique; HUDSON, Monique, High Point-FIELDS, Frances; REYNOLDS, Erin. Rebounds--Gardner-Webb 44 (ROUNDTREE, Margaret 11), High Point 43 (SAMUELS, Ashlee’ 14). Assists--GardnerWebb 9 (HUDSON, Dominique 5), High Point 14 (REYNOLDS, Erin 4). Total fouls--GardnerWebb 19, High Point 22. A-951.

AP men’s Top 25 fared Saturday 1. Kansas (24-1) beat Iowa State 73-59. Next: at Texas A&M, Monday. 2. Syracuse (24-1) did not play. Next: vs. Louisville, Sunday. 3. Kentucky (23-1) vs. No. 12 Tennessee. Next: at Mississippi State, Tuesday. 4. Villanova (22-2) beat Providence 92-81. Next: vs. Connecticut, Monday. 5. West Virginia (19-5) did not play. Next: at Providence, Wednesday. 6. Purdue (21-3) beat Iowa 63-40. Next: at No. 13 Ohio State, Wednesday. 7. Georgetown (18-5) did not play. Next: at Rutgers, Sunday. 8. Duke (21-4) beat Maryland 77-54. Next: at Miami, Wednesday. 9. Kansas State (20-4) beat Colorado 6851. Next: vs. Nebraska, Wednesday. 10. Michigan State (20-6) beat Penn State 65-54. Next: at Indiana, Tuesday. 11. Wisconsin (19-6) beat Indiana 83-55. Next: at Minnesota, Thursday. 12. Tennessee (18-5) at No. 3 Kentucky. Next: vs. Georgia, Wednesday. 13. Ohio State (19-6) did not play. Next: at Illinois, Sunday. 14. Texas (20-5) beat Nebraska 91-51. Next: at Missouri, Wednesday. 15. New Mexico (22-3) did not play. Next: vs. Wyoming, Wednesday. 16. Gonzaga (20-4) vs. San Diego. Next: at Loyola Marymount, Thursday. 17. BYU (23-3) beat Air Force 91-48. Next: at Colorado State, Wednesday. 18. Butler (23-4) beat Cleveland State 7059. Next: vs. Illinois-Chicago, Wednesday. 19. Northern Iowa (22-3) lost to Bradley 6859. Next: vs. Creighton, Tuesday. 20. Georgia Tech (17-8) lost to Wake Forest 75-64. Next: vs. North Carolina, Tuesday. 21. Temple (20-5) beat Rhode Island 78-56. Next: at St. Bonaventure, Wednesday. 22. Vanderbilt (19-5) beat LSU 77-69. Next: at Mississippi, Thursday. 23. UNLV (19-6) lost to San Diego State 6858. Next: at Utah, Wednesday. 24. Baylor (19-5) beat Missouri 64-62. Next: vs. Texas Tech, Tuesday. 25. Pittsburgh (19-6) did not play. Next: at Marquette, Thursday.

Women’s Top 25 fared Saturday 1. Connecticut (25-0) beat No. 25 St. John’s 66-52. Next: at No. 12 Oklahoma, Monday. 2. Stanford (22-1) did not play. Next: at Washington State, Sunday. 3. Nebraska (23-0) beat Missouri 82-78. Next: vs. No. 20 Iowa State, Wednesday. 4. Notre Dame (22-1) did not play. Next: vs. DePaul, Sunday. 5. Tennessee (22-2) did not play. Next: vs. Florida, Sunday. 6. Xavier (20-3) beat Duquesne 74-55. Next: at Dayton, Wednesday. 7. Ohio State (24-3) did not play. Next: at Minnesota, Sunday. 8. Duke (20-4) did not play. Next: at Virginia Tech, Sunday. 9. West Virginia (21-3) did not play. Next: vs. No. 16 Georgetown, Sunday. 10. Florida State (21-4) did not play. Next: at No. 21 Georgia Tech, Monday. 11. Baylor (17-7) lost to No. 20 Iowa State 69-45. Next: vs. Texas Tech, Wednesday. 12. Oklahoma (18-6) beat Colorado 65-55. Next: vs. No. 1 Connecticut, Monday. 13. Texas A&M (16-6) vs. Kansas State. Next: at No. 15 Oklahoma State, Wednesday. 14. Texas (18-6) beat Kansas 85-82, 2OT. Next: vs. Kansas State, Wednesday. 15. Oklahoma State (18-6) lost to Texas Tech 65-57. Next: vs. No. 13 Texas A&M, Wednesday. 16. Georgetown (20-3) did not play. Next: at No. 9 West Virginia, Sunday. 17. Kentucky (21-3) did not play. Next: at Vanderbilt, Sunday. 18. North Carolina (16-7) did not play. Next: at Virginia, Monday. 19. Georgia (19-6) did not play. Next: vs. Alabama, Sunday. 20. Iowa State (19-4) beat No. 11 Baylor 69-45. Next: at No. 3 Nebraska, Wednesday. 21. Georgia Tech (20-5) did not play. Next: vs. No. 10 Florida State, Monday. 22. Gonzaga (21-4) beat San Diego 75-61. Next: vs. Loyola Marymount, Thursday. 23. LSU (16-7) did not play. Next: at Auburn, Sunday. 24. TCU (19-5) beat Wyoming 78-59. Next: at San Diego State, Tuesday. 25. St. John’s (20-5) lost to No. 1 Connecticut 66-52. Next: vs. No. 4 Notre Dame, Tuesday.

Saturday’s scores MEN SOUTH Alabama 73, Arkansas 68 Appalachian St. 111, Georgia Southern 83 Bryan 70, Montreat 60 Coppin St. 79, S. Carolina St. 61 Davidson 75, W. Carolina 72 Georgia 66, South Carolina 61 Guilford 91, Lynchburg 74 Hofstra 87, UNC Wilmington 70 Howard 59, N. Carolina A&T 49 James Madison 76, Va. Commonwealth 71 Mars Hill 77, Catawba 75 Mississippi St. 85, Auburn 75, OT Morgan St. 79, Winston-Salem 65 N.C. Central 81, Longwood 78 Old Dominion 76, George Mason 60 Southern Miss. 66, Rice 50 The Citadel 77, Elon 72 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 69 Wofford 59, Samford 54 Xavier 76, Florida 64

WOMEN SOUTH Campbell 66, Mercer 60 Catawba 62, Mars Hill 56 Chattanooga 59, Appalachian St. 56 Montreat 50, Bryan 48 Morgan St. 73, Winston-Salem 44 N. Carolina A&T 80, Howard 57 Peace 57, Greensboro 49

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OLYMPICS

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Today’s schedule All Times EST Subject to change Biathlon At Whistler Olympic Park

Men’s 10Km Sprint, 2:15 p.m.

Figure Skating At Pacific Coliseum

TRIVIA QUESTION

Pairs short program, 7:30 p.m.

Freestyle Skiing At Cypress Mountain

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Q. Which American woman won gold in figure skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics?

Hurricanes 5, Devils 2

Richmond 70, Rhode Island 46 Samford 73, Davidson 57 St. Augustine’s 62, Shaw 54 Tulane 56, East Carolina 51 W. Carolina 75, Elon 48

Gardner-Webb 74, High Point women 66 GARDNER-WEBB (21-3, 10-1 BSC) EPPS, Courtney 7-12 3-5 19; HUDSON, Dominique 5-9 8-9 19; ROUNDTREE, Margaret 6-15 1-3 13; VAITKUTE, Sandra 4-12 1-3 9; HUDSON, Monique 2-6 3-3 7; BURNETT, Meranda 1-1 2-2 4; POPE, LaTroya 1-5 1-3 3; WINKLER, Breynna 0-0 0-0 0; WEBB, Teonika 0-0 0-0 0; DILLARD, Brianna 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 26-64 19-28 74. HIGH POINT (13-11, 6-5 BSC) HARGRAVES, Jurica 3-7 4-5 11; BROWN, Shamia 4-9 3-3 11; SAMUELS, Ashlee’ 4-7 2-2 10; DEAN, LaTeisha 3-5 2-2 9; MAIER, Mackenzie 3-7 0-0 7; DODD, Amy 2-8 0-0 5; CROMARTIE, Jazmin 2-3 1-3 5; FIELDS, Frances 1-10 1-3 3; REYNOLDS, Erin 1-6 1-2 3; WHITT, Laura 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 23-62 16-22 66.

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Boston Toronto Philadelphia New York New Jersey

L 18 23 32 32 48

Pct .640 .558 .385 .373 .077

GB — 4 131 13 ⁄2 29

Southeast Division W 36 33 26 26 17

Orlando Atlanta Charlotte Miami Washington

L 18 18 25 27 33

Pct .667 .647 .510 .491 .340

GB —1 11⁄2 81⁄2 9 ⁄2 17

Pct .796 .490 .471 .353 .346

GB —1 161⁄2 171⁄2 23 ⁄2 24

Central Division W 43 25 24 18 18

Cleveland Chicago Milwaukee Detroit Indiana

L 11 26 27 33 34

0 1

0 2

2 2

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2 5

First Period—1, Carolina, Boychuk 1 (Sutter, Carson), 16:47. Penalties—Pitkanen, Car (interference), 6:23; Parise, NJ (hooking), 8:23; Yelle, Car (hooking), 10:24; Alberts, Car (high-sticking), 12:47. Second Period—2, Carolina, Whitney 18 (Staal), 4:34 (pp). 3, Carolina, Whitney 19 (Gleason, Jokinen), 5:34 (pp). Penalties—Zubrus, NJ (hooking), 2:46; Niedermayer, NJ (holding), 4:06; Corrente, NJ (elbowing), 5:46; Elias, NJ (high-sticking), 11:06. Third Period—4, Carolina, Jokinen 22 (Whitney, Staal), 3:27. 5, New Jersey, Parise 28 (Kovalchuk), 7:26. 6, New Jersey, Rolston 17 (Zajac, Langenbrunner), 17:02 (pp). 7, Carolina, Jokinen 23, 18:31 (en). Penalties—Corrente, NJ, major (fighting), 6:25; Kostopoulos, Car, major (fighting), 6:25; Staal, Car (hooking), 16:30. Shots—NJ 8-7-10—25. Caro. 8-9-14—31. Power-play opportunities—New Jersey 1 of 4; Carolina 2 of 5. Goalies—New Jersey, Brodeur 34-20-3 (22 shots-18 saves), Danis (3:44 third, 8-8). Carolina, J.Peters 2-0-0 (25-23). A—16,466 (18,680). T—2:22.

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W 32 30 27 28 26

Dallas San Antonio Houston New Orleans Memphis

L 20 21 24 25 25

Pct .615 .588 .529 .528 .510

GB —1 11⁄2 41⁄2 41⁄2 5 ⁄2

Northwest Division W 35 32 30 31 13

Denver Utah Oklahoma City Portland Minnesota

L 18 19 21 24 40

Pct .660 .627 .588 .564 .245

GB — 2 4 5 22

Pct .759 .585 .404 .346 .275

GB —1 9 ⁄2 19 221 25 ⁄2

Pacific Division W 41 31 21 18 14

L.A. Lakers Phoenix L.A. Clippers Sacramento Golden State

L 13 22 31 34 37

Today’s Game East vs. West at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. New York at Chicago, 8 p.m. Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m. Utah at Houston, 8:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10 p.m. Boston at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

NBA All-Star rosters Sunday, Feb. 14 At Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas (x-starters; i-injured, will not play; pwill not play, personal reasons; r-injury replacement) EASTERN CONFERENCE Chris Bosh, F-C, Toronto x-Kevin Garnett, F, Boston Al Horford, F-C, Atlanta x-Dwight Howard, C, Orlando xp-Allen Iverson, G, Philadelphia x-LeBron James, F, Cleveland Joe Johnson, G, Atlanta r-David Lee, F, New York Paul Pierce, F, Boston Rajon Rondo, G, Boston Derrick Rose, G, Chicago x-Dwayne Wade, G, Miami Gerald Wallace, F, Charlotte Coach — Stan Van Gundy, Orlando Magic

WESTERN CONFERENCE x-Carmelo Anthony, F, Denver r-Chauncey Billups, G, Denver xi-Kobe Bryant, G, L.A. Lakers x-Tim Duncan, F, San Antonio Kevin Durant, F, Oklahoma City Pau Gasol, F, L.A. Lakers r-Chris Kaman, C, L.A. Clippers r-Jason Kidd, G, Dallas x-Steve Nash, G, Phoenix Dirk Nowitzki, F, Dallas i-Chris Paul, G, New Orleans Zach Randolph, F, Memphis i-Brandon Roy, G, Portland x-Amare Stoudemire, F-C, Phoenix Deron Williams, G, Utah Coach — George Karl, Denver Nuggets

HOCKEY

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NHL All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division

GP New Jersey 61 Pittsburgh 61 Philadelphia 59 NY Rangers 61 NY Islanders 61

W 37 36 31 27 25

L OT Pts GF GA 21 3 77 162 144 22 3 75 192 175 25 3 65 173 158 27 7 61 156 167 28 8 58 156 190

Northeast Division Buffalo Ottawa Montreal Boston Toronto

GP 60 61 62 59 61

W 33 35 29 26 19

L OT Pts GF GA 18 9 75 166 152 22 4 74 173 172 27 6 64 162 170 22 11 63 146 152 31 11 49 162 208

Southeast Division GP Washington 61 Tampa Bay 60 Atlanta 59 Florida 60 Carolina 61

W 41 26 26 24 24

L OT Pts GF GA 13 7 89 244 173 23 11 63 158 177 24 9 61 178 189 27 9 57 153 174 30 7 55 168 194

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division Chicago Nashville Detroit St. Louis Columbus

GP 59 60 60 61 62

W 39 32 27 27 25

L OT Pts GF GA 15 5 83 189 138 23 5 69 166 170 21 12 66 155 163 25 9 63 159 169 28 9 59 162 198

Northwest Division Vancouver Colorado Calgary Minnesota Edmonton

GP 60 60 61 60 60

W 37 35 29 29 19

L OT Pts GF GA 21 2 76 192 146 19 6 76 178 155 23 9 67 153 155 27 4 62 165 176 35 6 44 150 204

Pacific Division GP San Jose 62 Phoenix 62 Los Angeles 60 Dallas 60 Anaheim 60

W 40 37 36 27 29

L OT Pts GF GA 13 9 89 204 153 20 5 79 167 155 20 4 76 182 166 21 12 66 172 186 24 7 65 169 183

Friday’s Games Philadelphia 3, Montreal 2 New Jersey 5, Nashville 2 Vancouver 4, Columbus 3 N.Y. Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 2, OT St. Louis 4, Toronto 0 Atlanta 3, Minnesota 2 Colorado 2, Phoenix 1

Saturday’s Games N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 4 Buffalo 3, San Jose 1 Carolina 5, New Jersey 2 Philadelphia at Montreal, late Boston at Florida, late Ottawa at Detroit, late Washington at St. Louis, late Dallas at Phoenix, late Atlanta at Chicago, late Anaheim at Calgary, late Colorado at Los Angeles, late

Today’s Games Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers, 1 p.m. Nashville at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Vancouver at Minnesota, 3 p.m. Ottawa at N.Y. Islanders, 5 p.m. Chicago at Columbus, 5 p.m. Anaheim at Edmonton, 7 p.m.

MOTORSPORTS

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NASCAR-Cup lineup

Daytona 500 Race Today At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (5) Mark Martin, Chev., 191.188 mph. 2. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chev., 190.913. 3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chev., 190.359. 4. (9) Kasey Kahne, Ford, 189.056. 5. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chev., 188.996. 6. (14) Tony Stewart, Chev., 189.374. 7. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 190.054. 8. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chev., 190.408. 9. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chev., 190.118. 10. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 190.359. 11. (78) Regan Smith, Chev., 188.699. 12. (19) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 188.533. 13. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chev., 189.593. 14. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 188.727. 15. (43) AJ Allmendinger, Ford, 189.255. 16. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 189.693. 17. (39) Ryan Newman, Chev., 190.577. 18. (47) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 189.757. 19. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 189.282. 20. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 189.314. 21. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chev., 190.05. 22. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 188.628. 23. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 188.411. 24. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 190.05. 25. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 189.072. 26. (12) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 189.737. 27. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 189.195. 28. (36) Mike Bliss, Chev., 189.052. 29. (55) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 185.924. 30. (82) Scott Speed, Toyota, 189.958. 31. (13) Max Papis, Toyota, 188.198. 32. (98) Paul Menard, Ford, 189.294. 33. (34) John Andretti, Ford, 187.512. 34. (7) Robby Gordon, Toyota, 188.735. 35. (37) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 187.285. 36. (77) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 190.05. 37. (38) Rbrt Richardson Jr., Ford, 187.289. 38. (26) Boris Said, Ford, 186.908. 39. (31) Jeff Burton, Chev., 188.865. 40. (21) Bill Elliott, Ford, 190.573. 41. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 189.709. 42. (71) Bobby Labonte, Chev., 189.665. 43. (51) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 189.454.

Nationwide results DRIVE4COPD 300 Saturday At Daytona International Speedway (Start position in parentheses) 1. (32) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 120 laps, 122.4 rating, 195 points, $117,295. 2. (2) Carl Edwards, Ford, 120, 112.5, 175, $88,175. 3. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 120, 123.3, 170, $74,350. 4. (12) Justin Allgaier, Dodge, 120, 89.5, 160, $71,168. 5. (7) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 120, 100.1, 155, $61,810. 6. (43) Paul Menard, Ford, 120, 86.9, 150, $57,185. 7. (6) Joey Logano, Toyota, 120, 106.7, 146, $54,810. 8. (11) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 120, 82.7, 142, $64,403. 9. (8) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 120, 97.6, 138, $52,185. 10. (13) Steve Wallace, Chevrolet, 120, 83.5, 139, $58,003. 11. (28) Brian Keselowski, Dodge, 120, 68.5, 130, $57,903. 12. (18) Michael Annett, Toyota, 120, 85.4, 127, $56,228. 13. (24) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 120, 90.8, 129, $55,753. 14. (20) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 120, 71.7, 126, $55,828. 15. (39) Scott Riggs, Ford, 120, 72.7, 118, $55,978. 16. (19) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet, 120, 54.8, 115, $54,828. 17. (26) Eric McClure, Ford, 120, 60.5, 117, $56,778. 18. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 120, 103.1, 114, $48,985. 19. (37) Brian Scott, Toyota, 120, 59.7, 106, $47,860. 20. (42) Bobby Gerhart, Chevrolet, 120, 47.4, 103, $49,085. 21. (36) Danny Efland, Chevrolet, 120, 49.9, 100, $47,610. 22. (40) Morgan Shepherd, Toyota, 118, 44.3, 97, $53,953. 23. (5) John Wes Townley, Chevrolet, 118, 87, 94, $54,178. 24. (25) Michael McDowell, Dodge, 113, 37.9, 91, $53,653. 25. (27) Robert Richardson Jr., Chevrolet, 106, 53.9, 88, $53,978. 26. (31) Greg Biffle, Ford, accident, 97, 81.2, 90, $46,935. 27. (33) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, accident, 92, 51.8, 82, $46,835. 28. (23) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, accident, 92, 46.5, 84, $53,628. 29. (3) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 91, 104.3, 81, $46,660. 30. (16) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, accident, 91, 67.4, 73, $53,303. 31. (30) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, accident, 91, 54.2, 75, $52,853. 32. (14) Scott Lagasse Jr., Ford, 90, 55.1, 67, $52,778. 33. (22) Jason Leffler, Toyota, accident, 76, 68.8, 64, $52,728. 34. (9) Colin Braun, Ford, accident, 71, 50.2, 61, $52,678. 35. (15) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, accident, 69, 39, 58, $52,528. 36. (10) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, accident, 68, 75.1, 55, $52,453. 37. (41) Stanton Barrett, Chevrolet, accident, 67, 45.9, 52, $45,920. 38. (38) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, accident, 67, 41.4, 49, $45,860. 39. (29) Josh Wise, Ford, accident, 65, 34.1, 46, $52,278. 40. (21) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, accident, 7, 53.2, 43, $52,228. 41. (17) Trevor Bayne, Toyota, accident, 6, 52.6, 40, $52,178. 42. (34) Brad Teague, Chevrolet, accident, 2, 51.8, 37, $45,660. 43. (35) Chrissy Wallace, Chevrolet, accident, 0, 50.3, 34, $45,585.

Race Statistics Average Speed of Winner: 123.683 mph. Time: 2 hours, 25 minutes, 32 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.309 seconds. Caution Flags: 7 for 32 laps. Lead Changes: 16 among 12 drivers. Lap Leaders: K.Busch 1-5; K.Harvick 6-42; K.Busch 43-46; T.Raines 47-49; J.Nemechek

50-52; G.Biffle 53-61; Bra.Keselowski 62-64; T.Stewart 65-74; M.Wallace 75; E.McClure 76; C.Edwards 77-78; K.Busch 79; C.Edwards 80-82; D.Earnhardt Jr. 83-89; T.Stewart 90-92; S.Wallace 93-95; T.Stewart 96-120. Leaders Sum. (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): T.Stewart, 3 times for 38 laps; K.Harvick, 1 time for 37 laps; K.Busch, 3 times for 10 laps; G.Biffle, 1 time for 9 laps; D.Earnhardt Jr., 1 time for 7 laps; C.Edwards, 2 times for 5 laps; S.Wallace, 1 time for 3 laps; Bra.Keselowski, 1 time for 3 laps; T.Raines, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Nemechek, 1 time for 3 laps; E.McClure, 1 time for 1 lap; M.Wallace, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. T.Stewart, 195; 2. C.Edwards, 175; 3. K.Harvick, 170; 4. J.Allgaier, 160; 5. B.Vickers, 155; 6. P.Menard, 150; 7. J.Logano, 146; 8. J.Buescher, 142; 9. S.Wallace, 139; 10. K.Kahne, 138.

Men’s Moguls Qualification, 5:30 p.m. Men’s Moguls Final, 8:30 p.m.

Ice Hockey Women At UBC Thunderbird Arena United States vs. China, 3 p.m. Finland vs. Russia, 7:30 p.m.

Luge At The Whistler Sliding Centre Men’s Singles Run 3, 4 p.m. Men’s Singles Run 4, 6 p.m.

Nordic Combined At Whistler Olympic Park Individual jump (normal hill), 1 p.m. Individual 10Km, 4:45 p.m.

Speedskating At Richmond Olympic Oval Women’s 3000, 4 p.m.

Olympic Medals Table At Vancouver, Canada Saturday, Feb. 13 Through 3 of 5 medal events

NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

Nation Netherlands Switzerland Slovakia Germany South Korea Poland Austria France Russia

G 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

S 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

B 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1

Tot 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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PREPS

AT&T Pebble Beach

Saturday Pebble Beach, Calif. Purse: $6.2 million p-Pebble Beach Golf Links, 6,816 yards, Par 72 m-Monterey Peninsula CC, 6,838 yards, Par 70 s-Spyglass Hill GC, 6,953 yards, Par 72 Third Round Dustin Johnson 64p-68m-64s Paul Goydos 67m-65s-64p Bryce Molder 67p-65m-68s J.B. Holmes 65p-67m-68s Matt Jones 67s-67p-66m Alex Cejka 65m-67s-69p David Duval 67s-68p-67m J.P. Hayes 68s-71p-63m Steve Marino 68m-67s-67p Tom Pernice, Jr. 67m-69s-67p D.J. Trahan 67p-67m-69s K.J. Choi 65p-70m-68s Phil Mickelson 68m-67s-69p Greg Owen 71s-67p-66m Nick O’Hern 69s-72p-64m Alex Prugh 68s-68p-69m Blake Adams 65m-74s-66p Padraig Harrington 69s-67p-69m Josh Teater 70p-67m-68s Rod Pampling 69m-70s-67p John Senden 67s-71p-68m Luke Donald 70p-65m-71s Sergio Garcia 68m-71s-67p Tim Clark 70s-68p-68m Tom Gillis 69s-68p-69m Jeff Maggert 65m-75s-66p Vijay Singh 65m-71s-70p Vaughn Taylor 69s-69p-68m Brandt Snedeker 72s-68p-66m Jim Furyk 68p-69m-69s Spencer Levin 68m-69s-69p Steve Elkington 68p-67m-71s Kevin Streelman 65m-70s-72p Michael Letzig 67m-74s-66p Nick Watney 71p-66m-70s Charley Hoffman 64m-75s-68p Garrett Willis 68p-68m-71s Scott McCarron 70p-66m-71s Greg Chalmers 76s-66p-65m Jeff Quinney 70s-71p-67m Adam Scott 73s-71p-64m Robert Garrigus 72s-70p-66m Brian Gay 66m-73s-69p Cameron Percy 69s-70p-69m Charlie Wi 68p-74m-66s Brett Quigley 69s-69p-71m Hunter Mahan 70m-73s-66p Sean O’Hair 70s-70p-69m Jason Gore 69m-66s-74p Rickie Fowler 67m-71s-71p Jay Williamson 70s-70p-69m Bob Estes 69p-68m-72s Heath Slocum 71m-67s-71p Webb Simpson 67m-68s-74p Chris Wilson 72s-67p-70m Ted Purdy 70p-69m-71s Kevin Na 71p-65m-74s Kris Blanks 72s-72p-66m Martin Flores 69p-70m-71s Chez Reavie 75p-65m-70s Roger Tambellini 73s-69p-68m Jason Day 71p-67m-72s Pat Perez 68m-71s-71p Mike Weir 67p-70m-73s Will MacKenzie 70p-67m-73s Jonathan Byrd 70m-70s-70p Matt Every 73p-69m-68s John Mallinger 67m-72s-71p Kevin Johnson 70p-70m-70s

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196 196 200 200 200 201 202 202 202 203 203 203 204 204 205 205 205 205 205 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 206 207 207 207 207 207 207 207 208 208 208 208 208 208 209 209 209 209 209 209 209 209 209 209 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210

-18 -18 -14 -14 -14 -13 -12 -12 -12 -11 -11 -11 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -8 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -7 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4

Champions-ACE Group Saturday At The Quarry, Naples, Fla. Purse: $1.6 million Yardage: 7,094; Par: 72 Partial Second Round Play was suspended due to darkness. Bernhard Langer Joe Ozaki Loren Roberts Eduardo Romero John Cook Jeff Sluman Hal Sutton Joey Sindelar David Frost Hale Irwin Bruce Fleisher Mark McNulty Bob Tway Phil Blackmar John Harris Jay Haas Gil Morgan Bobby Wadkins Bruce Vaughan Tom Jenkins Steve Haskins Ian Woosnam Andy Bean Wayne Levi Craig Stadler Tom Purtzer Bob Gilder Keith Fergus Curtis Strange David Eger

73-66 72-68 72-69 72-70 73-70 74-69 73-70 73-70 73-70 73-71 73-71 72-72 76-68 74-71 73-72 75-70 73-73 74-72 73-73 75-71 72-74 74-73 74-73 73-74 72-75 76-71 75-73 75-73 72-77 77-72

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139 140 141 142 143 143 143 143 143 144 144 144 144 145 145 145 146 146 146 146 146 147 147 147 147 147 148 148 149 149

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Junior varsity Basketball BOYS HP Christian 76, Caldwell 61

Halftime: HPCA 36-25 Leaders: HPCA – Andrew Shoemaker 19, Rick Mack 18, Jordan Williams 11 Records: HPCA finishes the season 17-4

TENNIS

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WTA Gaz de France

Saturday At Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris Purse: $700,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Semifinals Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, def. Flavia Pennetta (2), Italy, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Elena Dementieva (1), Russia, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles Semifinals Cara Black, Zimbabwe, and Liezel Huber (1), United States, def. Klaudia Jans and Alicja Rosolska, Poland, 6-3, 6-3.

WTA Pattaya Open Saturday At Dusit Resort, Pattaya, Thailand Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Tamarine Tanasugarn, Thailand, def. Sesil Karatantcheva, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-0. Vera Zvonareva (1), Russia, def. Yaroslava Shvedova (4), Kazakhstan, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Doubles Semifinals Anna Chakvetadze and Ksenia Pervak, Russia, def. Jill Craybas, United States, and Julia Goerges (2), Germany, 6-4, 0-6, 10-8 tiebreak.

ATP World Tennis Saturday At Ahoy’ Stadium Rotterdam, Netherlands Purse: $1.57 million (WT500) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Semifinals Robin Soderling (3), Sweden, def. Nikolay Davydenko (2), Russia, 7-6 (3), 6-4. Mikhail Youzhny (6), Russia, def. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6).

Doubles Semifinals Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Nenad Zimonjic (1), Serbia, def. Julian Knowle, Austria, and Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, 7-5, 7-6 (6). Simon Aspelin, Sweden, and Paul Hanley, Australia, def. Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Michal Mertinak (2), Slovakia, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 tiebreak.

ATP Brazil Open Saturday At The Costa do Sauipe Tennis Center Costa do Sauipe, Brazil Purse: $500,000 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Lukasz Kubot, Poland, def. Igor Andreev (4), Russia, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. Juan Carlos Ferrero (1), Spain, def. Ricardo Mello, Brazil, 6-4, 6-2.

ATP SAP Open Saturday At HP Pavilion, San Jose, Calif. Purse: $600,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Semifinals Fernando Verdasco (2), Spain, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.

Doubles Semifinals Benjamin Becker, Germany, and Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, and Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-1, 7-6 (4).

Leaderboard at time of suspended play 1. Fred Couples 2. Dan Forsman 3. Bernhard Langer 3. Mike Goodes 3. Scott Hoch 3. Ronnie Black 3. Tommy Armour III 8. Joe Ozaki 8. Nick Price 10. Loren Roberts 10. Fred Funk 10. Olin Browne

SCORE -9 -6 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3

THRU 13 13 F 16 14 13 13 F 15 F 14 13

Avantha Masters Saturday At DLF Golf and Country Club Gurgaon, India Purse: $2.05 million Yardage: 7,156; Par: 72 Third Round Frd Andeon Hed, Sweden Darren Beck, Australia Richard Bland, England Chan Yin-Shin, Taiwan Rahil Gangjee, India Tetsuji Hiratsuka, Japan Barry Lane, England Andrew Dodt, Australia David Drysdale, Scotland Kwanchai Tannin, Thailnd Darren Clarke, No. Ireland

68-71-66— 70-65-70— 68-71-66— 65-68-72— 67-69-69— 73-62-70— 67-67-71— 67-68-71— 68-67-71— 68-68-70— 71-66-70—

205 205 205 205 205 205 205 206 206 206 207

TRANSACTIONS

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HOCKEY National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Recalled LW Bryan Bickell from Rockford (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Assigned D Cory Murphy to Lowell (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS—Assigned F Donald Brashear to Hartford (AHL). Recalled D Corey Potter from Hartford. OTTAWA SENATORS—Assigned F Jonathan Cheechoo to Binghamton (AHL).

SOCCER Majoe League Soccer FC DALLAS—Released D Aziz Ansah.

COLLEGE GEORGIA TECH—Named Joe Speed inside linebackers coach.

TRIVIA ANSWER

---A. Peggy Fleming.


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This manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s SHOT show picks for 2010 BY DICK JONES SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

SHOT stands for Shooting and Hunting Outdoor Trade Show and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the biggest hunting show in the world. Every year, Cherie and I pick three items of merit and one ultimate winner. This week, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll cover my three picks as well as Cherieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s.

ATI AKITA ADJUSTABLE GUNSTOCK At my age, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to worry about growth, at least not vertical growth. For my grandsons, growth is an expensive problem. I buy rain slickers, waders, gloves, boots, and all kinds of outdoor gear that gets passed down. Parker at three is now wearing stuff I bought for Phoenix who is now 13. Fortunately, the gear lasts a lot longer than the kid stays a certain size. Guns constitute a bigger problem in that I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t like the idea of giving a gun to a kid and taking it away to give to another. At SHOT Show, I saw a wonderful solution to this and I wish Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d thought of it myself. Advanced Technology International makes parts and accessories for AR15 platform rifles. Someone there came up with the idea to make a shotgun stock that adjusts like the adjustable stocks found on the new M4, military rifle, a trimmed down version of the M16. The M4 stock has a lever on the bottom that allows the rifleman to shorten it and lengthen it by pushing the lever and moving the rear part of the stock. The ATI Akita Adjustable Hunting Stock works just like the M4 stock but looks like a regular synthetic stock. It comes in a variety of colors including black, camo, and faux wood. The rear section encases the

telescoping part and the lever is hidden under the bottom of the stock so it looks like a normal stock. The mechanism allows the stock to adjust from 12½â&#x20AC;? to 14½â&#x20AC;? and the adjustment is instant. It would really work well for an adult deer hunter since the position you shoot from makes scope eye relief a potential problem when you shoot down or up. For a young shooter, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Godsend. I have one coming to use on my 870 trainer. Now I can instantly adjust to fit tall and short shooters. Right now, the stock is made to fit Winchester, Remington and Mossberg shotguns. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the most innovative stock product in years. Now, they need to get to work and make a version to fit the standard deer rifles.

BROWNING AVALANCHE SLEEPING BAG BY ALPS One of the most undesirably memorable nights Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever spent involved a sleeping bag, an air mattress, and a tent with a slick floor. I might have gotten two hours of sleep. The other six hours were spent getting the slick sleeping bag on top of the slick air mattress and sliding both uphill so my feet werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t outside the front of the tent. It was without a doubt the slickest night Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever spent. Self inflating air mattresses are a great invention. The old blow up mattresses worked great, unless they developed a leak, but I generally pass out a couple of times before I get one blown up. Even if the self inflating mattress leaks, you have something between you and the ground. They still can get out from under you but theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a great improvement.

SHOT Show this year we found out that Redfield is back and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s made right here in the USA. Leupold has bought the line. I believe they have a winner. The new Revolution line of Redfieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t offer as much light transmission as a Leupold that costs twice the price, but they are miles ahead of the old ones. There have been leaps and bounds made in lens coating and what was state of the art just a few years back is easily accomplished today. These scopes also donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have adjustable parallax but Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m amazed at how many hunters donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know how to adjust it anyway. I assume they will be set parallax free at 100 yards, the standard for centerfire non adjustable scopes. This means they wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be a good choice for use on rimfire rifles but maybe they have a rimfire version in the works. For a bare bones, entry level scope, they do have some great features. These scopes are 100% waterproof, they have a lifetime warranty, they have Âź minute click adjustments that you can turn with your fingers, (I wish my Leupolds had that feature) and they have a feature called Rapid Target Acquisition. RTA is a feature that makes the scope more forgiving for finding a full eyepiece. The amazing thing about this story is the bottom line. The 2x7 Redfield Revolution sells for just $129 MSRP for a quality scope made right here in the good old USA. The 3x9 with a 40MM objective lens is just $149. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m thinking one of the 2x7s would do a nice job of replacing my old K4. DICK AND CHERIE Jones are outdoor writers living in High Point. To check out their Web site go to offtheporchmedia.com.

Last year, I picked Dennis Bruneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s company, Alps Mountaineering, for their Steady Plus hunting stool that keeps the shooter high enough to stand easily and includes a backrest for comfort. This year, Alps has come up with another comfort item in their Browning Avalanche Sleeping Bag with a built in, self inflating, air mattress. The rectangular bag has a pocket on the bottom for the air pad eliminating the problem of keeping the bag on the mat. When you pack up, the bag rolls up and compresses and the pad goes into a separate bag. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not a backpacking bag at almost 10 pounds for the bag and pad, but thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always a trade off for comfort. If you need to carry the bag in and need lighter weight, Alps has the Fusion, a lighter, mummy style bag with a pocketed mat that comes in at about six pounds. I used my Steady Plus hunting stool for both fishing and hunting and it was a back saver. I think the sleeping bag will be at least as good. A great idea that resolves a real problem deserves mention. Dennis, you did it again.

REDFIELD REVOLUTION RIFLESCOPE In the old days there were three quality scopes, Redfield, Leupold, and Weaver. All were solid, made in the USA, and reliable. I had Weavers, they were the cheapest, and not quite as bright, (I suppose that paralleled my personality). Leupolds were the most expensive and Redfieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s were a reliable standard. Leupold rose to the top and the others faded away in a field of imports. I switched to Leupold though I still have an old K4 on my pre â&#x20AC;&#x2122;64 .308 Model 70. Weaver is now back as an import but, at

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Every year when I attend SHOT Show I go in with â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;middle of the roadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; expectations, and every year as Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m leaving Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m wondering why those new ideas never crossed my mind. Why canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t I ever come up with those ideas? Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve narrowed the long list of great ideas down to my favorite three and the first one is made by FLIR. FLIR is a billion-dollar company with about half their output going to defense contracts. The other part of their business is comprised of industrial applications for thermal imaging. Thermal imaging means seeing heat and the applications for seeing heat involve things Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have never thought of. Seeing heat allows companies to troubleshoot machines because heat in most machinery means problems. It allows technicians to see bad electrical connections because they generate heat. It allows contractors to spot insulation problems with homes since heat on the outside of a house means a heating and air conditioning loss. The Scout series thermal imaging device can work in complete darkness or broad daylight. It has an internal camera that sees heat, not light so its technology is far more advanced than night vision glasses. It makes video images that it displays on its built-in LCD eyepiece. The unit is about the size of a pair of regular binoculars. The scout is small enough to carry and powerful enough to give the outdoorsman the capability to see animals or even people that would otherwise be hidden from view because of trees or brush, dust or fog, or even smoke for about 200 yards. Imagine shooting a deer late in the evening and looking through the FLIR Scout to see the deerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s body glowing in a dark background. Currently, the Scout sells for $3,000. This is the beginning of something that will become more affordable as time goes by and FLIR projects that in five years this piece of technology will be affordable for the average outdoor enthusiast.

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The second on my list is from SHE Outdoor Apparel. Originally SHE was She Safari and most of the clothes were related to big game hunting and were cut in classic safari style. The line has evolved to include other kinds of clothes and the upland clothes are the most attractive Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve seen in a fast growing market. Their blaze orange and waxed cotton upland hunting vest is without a doubt the nicest Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever seen. With a classic upland configuration, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s designed to flatter a womanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s shape but built to perform. The vest is fully lined and it has pockets galore. Finally, style and function go hand in hand out to the field.

CUFFSOX The third thing on my top three picks is a boot sock made by Cuffsox. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a boot sock that comes up high on the calf with a built in cuff. The upper part of the sock is double thick and connected at boot top height. The outer part of the sock folds down over your boot top while the inner part stays up on the leg. The cuff keeps the elements out and also covers your boot laces to keep them from tangling or even untying. No more seeds and twigs finding their way into the sock or boot. The design also

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IGH POINT – How many people can say they’ve been written up in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine? Michael Shaw can. More than a decade ago, the 39year-old High Point man was the focus of an article written by one of his doctors at Duke University Medical Center, who was seeking guidance for the treatment of the mysterious tumors growing in Shaw’s right arm. “He got no response,” Shaw says dryly. And therein lies probably the biggest frustration of Shaw’s life: For more than 30 years, doctors – including specialists at some

’It felt like I was being hit on the arm with a baseball bat. ... It’s just never gone away.’ Michael Shaw of the country’s leading cancer treatment facilities – have been flummoxed by the painful, seemingly inexhaustible tumors that began appearing in Shaw’s arm when he was only 7. “Extremely frustrating,” Shaw says. “It’s been a tough road.” How tough? Consider this: Shaw has undergone 77 surgeries on his right arm, and it’s still riddled with tumors, from his wrist all the way up near his shoulder.

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A special account has been established to help Michael Shaw with his medical expenses. The account is at the State Employees’ Credit Union in the name of Michael F. Shaw, and donations can be made at any branch. To find the nearest branch, visit www.ncsecu.org. Chemotherapy and radiation treatments have proved ineffective. The arm has grown weak from the removal of so much muscle tissue, and Shaw makes regular visits to a pain clinic for the intense throbbing in his arm. “After one of my surgeries,” he recalls, “when I woke up on the table, it felt like I was being hit on the arm with a baseball bat. They said that was normal, but it’s just never gone away.” Shaw lives in a small apartment and is on disability, unable to work because of the pain. The pain has been so bad, and the tumors so frustrating, that in the late 1990s Shaw asked to have the arm amputated. Doctors told him the phantom pain might be worse than what he was already experiencing, and that the surgery could increase the risk of the tumors spreading elsewhere, such as the lungs or the brain. “It’s a tumor of the lining of the blood vessel, so if you cut that blood vessel, then anywhere your blood goes, (the tumor) can go,” explains Patrick Watterson, a physician assistant at Bethany Medical Center who is Shaw’s local medical care provider. “So

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right, but there is some pain, and Shaw hopes to head it off. The tumors first appeared as a small, purple blotch on Shaw’s right forearm when he was 7. His doctor lanced it, then decided to operate on it when it wouldn’t heal. “He opened me up, and when he saw what was in there, he closed me right back up,” Shaw says. “He said the tumors were something he’d never seen before, so he sent me to a specialist.” That was the beginning of a long, puzzling medical odyssey that has led to various diagnoses, none of which ever seemed to stick. The most logical diagnosis seems to be angiosarcoma, a rare

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Hospice of Davidson County staff recently held the first of several special events to mark 25 years of serving terminally ill patients and their families with an unveiling of a 25th anniversary print designed by artist David Clark Smith. Staff members were also given a commemorative lapel pin. Agency officials announced that national Hospice and Palliative Care Organization president, Dr. J. Donald Schumacher, would be the guest speaker for a celebratory dinner and annual meeting on May 4. In early spring of last year, the agency moved to its new campus off U.S. 64 East. The 31-acre campus houses the county’s first inpatient facility, The Henry Etta and Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, and a Home Care/Administration office. In 2009, more than 150 patients were cared for at the 12-bed facility and over 500 patients received care under the Home Care program. The agency also provided bereavement support services to an additional 200 families. With the help of community support and volunteer efforts, Hospice of Davidson County is able to provide an expansive number of medical, social, spiritual and bereavement services. Several fundraisers are held annually to raise awareness and money so that patients and their families may receive services regardless of their ability to pay.

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ear Abby: My boyfriend recently moved in with me. We have a great relationship except that he is always slapping me on the bottom. He refers to it as “love taps.” I have told him many times I regard it as degrading and frustrating. It stings and I hate it. I have told him 10 different times in 10 different ways, including getting so angry I screamed obscenities at him. When we get into little arguments, he will say, “That’s it! You deserve a spanking for that!” and proceeds to hit me again. I know he thinks it’s cute, and he obviously gets some sort of enjoyment out of it, but I am at my wits’ end. How can I get it through his head that his behavior is not only offensive, it is seriously harming our relationship by creating resentment? Does he just not care about my feelings, or does he not take me seriously when I tell him to knock it off? – Sore in California

Dear Sore: When someone continues to do something after havADVICE ing been told that it Dear hurts, that Abby you don’t ■■■ like it, and that you want it stopped, what it shows is lack of respect for your feelings and your “space.” What is going on is not my definition of a “great” relationship. It’s one in which there is a serious communication problem. Now I have a question for you. What else does he ignore when you speak up? Dear Abby: I take the shuttle bus from work along with a group of others from the same company. Last week, I got out of work a little early and was already sitting on the bus when the others boarded. Not realizing that I was there, a man who works in an-

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Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Freddie Highmore, 18; Drew Bledsoe, 38; Meg Tilly, 50, Florence Henderson, 76 HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Honesty will be the most important equation in everything you do. This will be a time for you to evaluate and to set your sights on goals that seemed too difficult to pursue in the past. Thoughts must be followed by actions. Accomplishment will open doors and allow you to start anew in many aspects of your life. Your numbers are 3, 5, 9, 20, 22, 41, 47 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Complete whatever you start and let everyone around you know that you mean business. Express your thoughts and feelings and find out exactly where you stand. Keeping things quiet or not making sure you are in the loop will provoke criticism later on. ★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Getting involved in something you believe in will open up windows of opportunity. Trust in your own judgment, not someone else’s, and it will be you to whom everyone looks for guidance. Love is on the rise. ★★★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t allow your emotions to get you into trouble or cause you to be inconsistent. Sticking to your original game plan will give you the stability you need to capture the interest and the help of people with something to offer. ★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can connect with someone who can offer you innovative ideas or a partnership that can help you advance. Love is on the rise and the chance to do something exciting with someone special must be taken advantage of. Travel will expand your mind. ★★★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Money should be on your mind. Deals, contracts and legal matters must be scrutinized carefully for the highest returns. Don’t put up the money for someone else’s plans -- invest in what you have to offer. ★★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll tend to overreact and overindulge, leading to arguments and difficulties with family and friends. Keep a lid on the way you feel and refrain from making irrational changes that will disrupt your life. You need to settle down and relax before you make a move. ★★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Strive for perfection. Stick to the things you do the best and that will bring the highest returns. Don’t let laziness be your demise. When given a responsibility, do the best job possible and do it fast. ★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You may feel tension mounting but refrain from getting angry or into a feud that you cannot win. You do need to make some changes to your home and to yourself. A creative move will give you greater freedom to pursue your goals. ★★★★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep a close eye on your assets. Someone is likely to point out some dubious actions that may hurt your reputation or status. A personal problem will take your mind off what you should be concentrating on, leaving you vulnerable to criticism. ★★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Moderation and practical applications will set you up for future gains. Get in touch with someone from your past if you think this person can offer you what you are looking for. An added responsibility may result in unwanted travel. ★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Stick to whatever you are working toward until you have reached your goal. Sending the right signal will be important and a financial gain should encourage you to save for the future. ★★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t overreact or you will give your true feelings away, causing added tension between yourself and someone with whom you are affiliated. Keep things in perspective. Now is not the time to exaggerate. ★★★ ONE STAR: It’s best to avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes or read a good book. Two stars: You can accomplish but don’t rely on others for help. Three stars: If you focus, you will reach your goals. Four stars: You can pretty much do as you please, a good time to start new projects. Five stars: Nothing can stop you now. Go for the gold.

other department – whom I do not know well – said loudly, “I don’t think that old lady is here today.” Abby, I am not yet 60, and he is older than I am! I know that for a fact. His remark was within earshot of the other workers and the driver. Needless to say, I was deeply upset and humiliated. In fact, I wrote a letter to the human resources department but never

received a response. I have considered calling the crass fellow to tell him how much he embarrassed me. Should I? What would you do, Abby? – Loyal Reader, Any City, USA Dear Reader: Are you the only older female who rides the shuttle? And are you positive the remark was about you? My initial reaction was

that the man may have thought someone who usually takes the bus wasn’t there yet and he might have been voicing concern – as in, “Maybe we should wait a few minutes until she gets here.” Rather than calling him, I would let it go. If he was talking about you, he embarrassed HIMSELF with his tactlessness far more than he embarrassed you.

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Extraordinary Pressurized air treats sleep apnea man serves D as lesson to others the credit or blame for the way their children turn out. Those with bright young FOCUS superstars stick out ON THE their chests FAMILY and say, “Look what Dr. James we accomplished.” Dr. Dobson: Given this Dobson ■■■ Those with beginning, how can we twisted and explain the man that Dairresponsible kids wonvid Hernandez became? He graduated near the top der, “Where did we go of his class in high school wrong?” Well, neither is entirely accurate. No one and was granted a scholwould deny that parents arship to college. Again, play an important role he earned high marks in the development and and four years later entered Loma Linda Univer- training of their children. But they are only part of sity School of Medicine. the formula from which a Once more, he scored in young adult is assembled. the top 10 percent of his Second, behavioral class and continued in a scientists have been far residency in obstetrics too simplistic in their and gynecology. Evenexplanation of human tually, he served as a behavior. We are more professor of OB/GYN at both Loma Linda Univer- than the aggregate of our experiences. We are more sity and the University than the quality of our of Southern California medical schools. Then, at nutrition. We are more the peak of his career, his than our genetic heritage. We are more than life began to unravel. I’ll never forget the day our biochemistry. And certainly, we are more Dr. Hernandez called me than our parents’ influon the telephone. He had ence. God has created us just been released from as unique individuals, the hospital following capable of independent a battery of laboratory tests. The diagnosis? Scle- and rational thought rosing cholangitis, a liver that is not attributable to any source. That is what disorder that was invariably fatal at that time. We makes the task of parentlost this fine husband, fa- ing so challenging and rewarding. Just when ther and friend six years you think you have your later at the age of 43. I kids figured out, you had loved him like a brother, and I still miss him today. better brace yourself. Again, I ask, how could Something new is coming your way. such discipline and genius come from these DR. DOBSON is founder and infertile circumstances? Who would have thought Chairman Emeritus of the nonprofit organization Focus on the that this deprived MexiFamily, Colorado Springs, Colo. can boy sitting out there 80995 (www.focusonthefamily. in the dirt would someorg). Questions and answers are day become one of the most loved and respected excerpted from “Complete Marriage and Family Home Refersurgeons of his era? Where did the motivation ence Guide” and “Bringing Up Boys,” both published by Tyndale originate? From what House. bubbling spring did his ambition and thirst for knowledge flow? He had no books, took no educational trips, knew no scholars. Yet he reached for the sky. Why did it happen to David Hernandez and not the youngster with every advantage and opportunity? Why have so many children of prominent and loving parents grown up in ideal circumstances only to reject it all for the streets of Atlanta, San Francisco or New York? Good answers are simply not available. It apparently comes down to this: God chooses to use individuals in unique ways. Beyond that mysterious relationship, we must simply conclude that some kids seem born to make it and others are determined to fail. Someone reminded me recently that the same boiling water that softens the carrot also hardens the egg. Likewise, some individuals react positively to certain circumstances and others negatively. We don’t know why. Two things are clear to me from this understanding. First, parents have been far too quick to take

The meaning of “apnea” is “no breathing.” Sleep apnea consists of at least 10-second episodes of no breathing that can recur hundreds of times a night. The spells fragment sleep, deplete blood oxygen and cause many health problems, like high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Immediate consequences are daytime grogginess and involuntary bouts of daytime sleep. Quite often, people with sleep apnea are loud snorers. One particular snoring pattern is increasingly loud snores that suddenly stop with a period of complete silence. The silence is due to no breathing. Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common kind, comes about because lax tissues in the mouth and throat collapse on themselves and

obstruct air flow. Your teeth removal is not the cause. Perhaps the most effective treatment is CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure). Your HEALTH machine forces pressurized air Dr. Paul into the nose (and Donohue sometimes the ■■■ mouth) through a mask. The pressurized air can make its way through the obstruction in the throat and mouth. Your sore cheeks most likely are due to your mask. Many find the masks uncomfortable, but they come in all sorts of designs, sizes and materials. Ask your supplier for a different model. Or pad the sides of the mask that contact the face for greater comfort. I don’t know if this applies to you, but weight loss reduces apneic spells. A 10 percent loss in body weight greatly diminishes their frequency. Dear Dr. Donohue: I have a bulging disk in my back. Will you say something about this? – J.J. Disks are circular affairs sandwiched between adjacent

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backbones. They absorb the stress and strain we put on our backs by lifting, bending and twisting. They’re constructed like a jelly doughnut. They have a tough outer ring and an inner core of gelatinous material. The outer ring often frays with age, and the gelatinous material can protrude through it – a bulging or herniated disk. If the bulge presses on a nerve coming from the spine, pain results. When the pain runs down the leg, it’s called sciatica. Many bulging disks cause no pain, and nothing need be done. If they are painful, heat or ice applied to the affected area lessens the discomfort. Tylenol or one of the many nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – Aleve, Advil, Motrin – eases pain. Sleeping on one side with a pillow between the knees is another way to control the pain. Only in a few cases is surgery needed. Sometimes doctors can perform disk surgery through small incisions without injuring back muscles. DR. DONOHUE regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475.

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malignancy of the blood vessels. “They’re calling it ‘an atypical malignancy of unknown origin,’” Shaw says. “These are like supertumors that just keep fighting till the very end. The surgery won’t stop them. It’ll slow them down, but not for long.” Funny thing, though: Shaw smiles as he says this. Thirty-plus years battling a potentially lethal cancer, and he smiles about it? “You have to just keep smiling,” he explains. “If this had happened to me now, I don’t know how it would be, but I’ve grown up with this. It’s just a part of who I am.”

Shaw remains hopeful – optimistic, even – about his future. He speaks enthusiastically about a new procedure in which tiny gold particles are injected into the diseased blood vessels and heated, a process that destroys the cancerous cells without damaging the healthy cells. It’s not FDA-approved yet, but Shaw thinks he might someday be able to receive the treatment in a clinical trial. In the meantime, he keeps looking for a doctor who can help him. “I know there’s somebody out there,” he says. “I’ve just got to find them.”

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ear Dr. Donohue: I would like information on sleep apnea. I complained to my doctor about being tired all the time. I even fall asleep during the day. I had sleep tests and was notified that I have sleep apnea. I am 74 and never had the problem until last year, when I had all my top teeth removed. Could this have started it? I use a machine at night, but the mask is giving me sore cheeks. Can I put something on my face to make the soreness go away? – K.P.

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EW YORK – Why take a walking tour inspired by a cable series you’ve never seen? If the series is Bravo’s “Top Chef,” then the tour will be about cooking and food. And that’s something most people can relate to. “It’s a great concept, going around New York, tasting, talking to people, experiencing places,” said Anthony Tieu of San Francisco, one of eight people who showed up on a recent day for the tour, which is called “In the Steps of a Top Chef.” Participants on Tieu’s tour were a mix of locals and out-of-towners, devotees of the series and folks who’d never seen it. But they had one thing in common: “All of us like food a lot,” said another person in the group, Susan Yun, a New York-based caterer. The “Top Chef” series is a reality competition in which chefs are given cooking assignments, then judged by foodie superstars like Jacques Pepin and Lidia Bastianich. Each season is filmed in a different city; the sixth season, set in Las Vegas, just concluded. The walking tour includes venues from the fifth season, which took place in New York. But the tour is much more than a series of tastings. It also includes tips, quizzes, history, and even a chance to meet a chef who was a contestant. “I wanted to design the tour to be fun and interactive, like the show, and to really give people, in a fun and entertaining way, an idea of what it’s like to be a real chef,” said Joyce Weinberg, who offers the “Top Chef” tour and other food-themed tours through her company, City Food Tours. In addition, Weinberg’s guides are all trained chefs. Yun and Tieu’s tour was led by Nicole Harnett, who offered

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In the Steps of a Top Chef tour: Three-hour walking tour (with one short subway ride) in downtown Manhattan, inspired by the Bravo show “Top Chef.” Tour currently offered Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m., but schedule subject to change; details from City Food Tours, www.cityfoodtours.com or (212) 535-8687. Tickets, $45 plus $2 online booking fee. Top Chef Show: www. bravotv.com/top-chef French Culinary Institute: 462 Broadway at Grand Street, www.frenchculinary.com/lecole.

htm. Prix fixe meals at reduced prices (fivecourse dinner, $42) at the school’s restaurant, L’Ecole, prepared by students and instructors. Reservations: (212) 219-3300. Di Palo’s Fine Foods: 200 Grand St., http://store. dipaloselects.com/ 24 PRINCE: 24 Prince St., www.24prince.com/ Broadway Panhandler: 65 E. 8th St., www. broadwaypanhandler. com/broadway/ ’Wichcraft: 12 locations in Manhattan, plus San Francisco and Las Vegas; http://wichcraft nyc.com.

commentary on everything from techniques for cooking chicken to the differences between cheeses from sheep, goats and cows. As with many other tours inspired by TV shows, like “Sex and the City” or “Gossip Girls,” there is no formal relationship between the tour and the show. A spokeswoman for Bravo had no comment on the tour. But one of the most popular stops on the tour is 24 Prince, a trendy bistro co-owned by Nikki Cascone, a chef who was a contestant on the show. The tour group sits at the bar, takes a trivia quiz, and enjoys snacks like flatbreads topped with cheese and veggies. Cascone drops by whenever she’s available to chat and share her experiences from the show, which included being vetted by lawyers and mental-health professionals.

“They don’t want us throwing knives at each other,” she explained. While the show is being filmed, she added, contestants are isolated from the outside world. “Someone’s telling you when to eat, when to go to the bathroom, you don’t know where you’re going or how much time you have,” she recalled. When the season was over, she kept having “nightmares about the clock.”

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’wichcraft, a restaurant owned by Tom Colicchio, head judge of “Top Chef.” Sandwich samples are offered along with a tasting quiz to identify a powdery red spice, various seeds and dried beans. The top scorer wins a carrot peeler, and everyone goes home with a list of tips (heat your pan before adding oil, but not with butter), along with a packet of fancy gray Celtic sea salt. The final tip from the tour guide: “Don’t waste the sea salt in water you’re boiling for pasta.


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Long - Strunk Timothy and Dana Long of Winston-Salem, NC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Joni Marie Long of Chattanooga, TN, to Matthew David Strunk of Chattanooga, TN. The wedding is planned for June 12, 2010, in Winston-Salem, NC. Miss Long is a 2002 graduate of Ledford Senior High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in Work Site Health Promotion in 2006 and a Master’s in Occupational Therapy in 2008, both from East Carolina University. She is employed as an Occupational Therapist at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. Mr. Strunk is the son of Mike and Anne Strunk of Joni Long Chattanooga, TN. He is a 2000 graduate of ChattanooTo wed Matthew Strunk ga Christian School. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Tennessee. He is employed as a Medical Sales Representative for Axogen, Inc.

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Smith - Tayloe Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Keevin Smith of Murrells Inlet, SC, formerly of High Point, NC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Ann Smith, to William Arthur Tayloe, II, both of Pawleys Island, SC. The wedding is planned for March 20, 2010, at Belin United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet. Miss Smith graduated valedictorian from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, receiving her elementary teaching degree from Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC. She is employed as an elementary educator at Ocean Bay Elementary, Horry County Schools. Mr. Tayloe is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur WoodKari Smith row Tayloe, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of AuTo wed William Tayloe III lander, NC. He is a graduate of The Phelps School in Malvern, PA, and attended Barton College in Wilson, NC. He graduated from the Myrtle Beach Fire Academy and is employed with Midway Fire Rescue in Pawleys Island.

Frank and Peggy Hawks of Archdale, NC, celebrated 50 years of marriage January 16, 2010, with a dinner at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Hawks were married January 8, 1960, at Allen Jay Baptist Church parsonage. Mrs. Hawks is the former Peggy Leonard of Archdale, NC. Hosts and hostesses were the couple’s children, Cindy Eddins and husband

Keith of Randleman, NC, and Marsha Key and husband Elwood of Sophia, NC; and three grandchildren, Heather and Justin Eddins and Jacob Key. Mr. Hawks worked as an electrician, as well as co-owner/operator of GuilRand Lawn & Garden Center, High Point, NC. He is retired. Mrs. Hawks worked in the Revenue Accounting Department of North State Communications. She is retired.

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Louise and Gene Smith In 2010

Wright - Malone Alan and Myra Wright of Boiling Springs, NC, and Denene Wright of Polkville, NC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Michelle Wright of Trinity, NC, to Brantley Adam Malone of Trinity, NC. The wedding is planned for February 27, 2010, at Gospel Baptist Church, Archdale, NC. Miss Wright is a 2005 graduate of Burns High School, Lawndale, NC. She is a 2009 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is employed by High Point Regional Health System. Mr. Malone is the son of Keith and Sherry Malone of Trinity, NC. He is a 2004 graduate of Trinity High Kristin Wright School. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of To wed Brantley Malone North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a minor in Communications. He is employed by EPES Logistics, Greensboro, NC.

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Smiths celebrate 50th anniversary Gene and Louise Smith of Archdale, NC, celebrated 50 years of marriage February 13, 2010, with a Golden Anniversary Celebration at Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Smith were married February 14, 1960, at English Road Baptist Church in High Point, NC. Mrs. Smith is the former Louise Price of High Point, NC. Hosts and hostesses were their children, Wesley Smith and wife Vickie, Preston Smith and wife Kimberly and Larissa McLaurin and husband Michael, all of Trinity, NC, and Russell

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Smith and wife Ella of Lexington, NC; and friends Frances Brown, Kathy Smith and Terri Brown. The couple also have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Smith is retired from Piedmont Electric Company (PERCO). Mrs. Smith retired from J.C. Penney Co. and began work with Trinity Baptist Church for 15 years. She is retired. The couple were married on a Sunday at 12 p.m. (High Noon) and there was about a foot of snow on the ground.

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ear Dr. Fox: My 6-year-old neutered cat has a long history of urinary-tract inflammation. He sometimes urinates around the house and makes frequent trips to his box, where he crouches, moves his tail, and cries. He has had two cultures and X-rays. The vet can find nothing wrong. He is taking Valium, Clomipramine, fish oil and only wet food. This has helped, but what should I really be feeding him? Homemade food? – J.S., Rockville, Md. Dear J.S.: I take that your veterinarian could find “nothing wrong” to mean no evidence of urinary crystals/calculi or bacterial infection. Your cat may have a food hypersensitivity that is causing inflammation in the urinary bladder and tract. Corn is the most common culprit, and corn-sensitive cats on a corn-free diet can still have a flare-up when a corn-based cat litter is used. A not uncommon form of feline cystitis, which has elements of an autoimmune disease but the exact cause is unknown, is termed interstitial cystitis. This condition involves a chronic thickening and inflammation of the wall of the urinary bladder. Affected cats behave like yours does and may have blood in their urine. Stressors such as a new pet, houseguest or change of season can trigger an attack between stress-free quiescent periods. A cat drinking and urinating more often could have diabetes, and showing pain and discomfort while evacuating may well have impacted anal glands. Both possibilities should be considered. Your veterinarian may wish to explore herbal remedies, including astragalus, dandelion, couch grass, juniper berry and plantain. I would also give cranberry powder or capsules, probiotics and glucosamine, which has been shown to be beneficial for animals with cystitis.

you can see from the enclosed pictures of bubble-eyed goldfish, it is just one of the many ANIMAL abnormalities one DOCTOR sees in this apparently Dr. Michael hugely Fox profitable ■■■ industry. I am incensed and outraged to see it. The poor fish are so grossly disfigured, one wonders how they can even see food unless it is above their range of vision. If you go online, you can see fish with a heart on the side, much like a tattoo, and

disfiguring top notches on oranda breeds, to name a few. It’s bad enough and inhumane to give fish as children’s prizes at carnivals – surely the adults who should know better never consider the high mortality rate. Now we must be subjected to the disfigurement of such social creatures. Is it just a mere coincidence that these fish look sad? I hope you can say something that will urge people to give serious thought before they perpetuate this profitable industry by continuing to buy these fish. – B.L.McC., Chesapeake, Va. Dear B.L.McC.: I agree

with you absolutely. The deliberate breeding of genetically deformed fish (or any animal for that matter) and creating novel pets through genetic engineering are ethically reprehensible activities – just one dimension of human exploitation of animals that will not cease until we evolve into a more compassionate species. Scientists have shown that fish are highly intelligent creatures with pain receptors and neurochemical pathways associated with such emotional states as fear and anxiety. Some fish show evidence of loneliness and depression as well as insightful and

cooperative behavior. But, as with other animal species, humans treat fish like unfeeling commodities, throwaway objects of decorative, visual enjoyment. A well-managed aquarium with normal healthy fish may be the least offensive form of exploitation, but countless numbers of wild-caught and captivebred fish die before they ever reach a caring home.

ANOTHER PET-FOOD WARNING FROM THE FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a health alert on Jan. 15 for possible salmonella contamination of pet treats made and distributed by Merrick Pet Care of Ama-

rillo, Texas. The warning is for Merrick Beef Filet Squares. The squares come in 10-ounce green, red and tan resealable bags. Each has a “9323 best by 111911” stamped on the portion of the package that must be torn off to open it, according to the FDA. These treats are distributed nationwide to retail stores and on the Internet. SEND YOUR QUESTIONS to Dr. Michael Fox, c/o The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261. The volume of mail received prohibits personal replies, but questions and comments of general interest will be discussed in future columns. Visit Dr. Fox’s Web site at www. twobitdog.com/DrFox.

Dear Dr. Fox: Please address the cruelty that is out of control in the tropical-fish industry. As

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lidocaine which a dentist might use to numb your teeth.) The numbing fluid is slowly passed through a small tube that we insert next to your breast implant. The implant is bathed in the lidocaine for TWO DAYS. WOW! The worst of the pain occurs in the first two days, so you get help during the most painful time. We still give you narcotics, but narcotics sometime have side effects like nausea and constipation that obviously are less if you need less, and use less. Fantastic. So, what are you waiting for? Bathing suit season is coming soon. Having your surgery now is a good idea. The reason is that we are probably going to place the implant under the pectoralis (chest-come on, you can learn some anatomy too)

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Landing on time First top executive for FedEx hub settles into job BY PAUL B. JOHNSON ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

GREENSBORO – Joe Stephens’ path from his native Indiana to the Triad starts with a job he took as a teenage college student on the ramp of a FedEx Corp. cargo operation. Stephens, then a 19-year-old engineering major at Purdue University, landed an entry-level job at the FedEx operation in Indianapolis, now one of the company’s major hubs. “I started out as a ramp agent loading and launching airplanes

‘I was always fascinated with aircraft and the whole inner workings of the FedEx operations. It still impresses me 21 years later.’

Joe Stephens Age: 40 Professional: First managing director of air-ground and freight services for FedEx Express at the mid-Atlantic hub at Piedmont Triad International Airport. His geographic scope of responsibility includes the entire network of FedEx Express operations in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, Columbia, S.C., GreenvilleSpartanburg, S.C., Norfolk, Va., Richmond, Va., and Roanoke, Va. Has more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, joining FedEx in 1989 as a ramp agent, loading and launching aircraft in Indianapolis. Education: Bachelor’s degree of science in electrical engineering from Purdue University.

Joe Stephens New FedEx Triad hub executive in the middle of the night,” said Stephens, a Plainfield, Ind., native who’s risen to become the top executive for FedEx at its cargo hub at Piedmont Triad International Airport. Twenty-one years after joining FedEx, Stephens has become the first managing director of airground freight services at the mid-Atlantic hub. He oversees an overnight sorting operation that was 11 years in the making. The hub opened June 1, becoming the linchpin for future economic development in the region. Stephens’ long connection to FedEx evolved as he took on more responsibilities. “I was always fascinated with aircraft and the whole inner workings of the FedEx operations. It still impresses me 21 years later. The fascination led me to want to become a true part of the FedEx team and make a career out of it,” he said during an interview in a

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Honors: Stephens is a three-time recipient of the FedEx Five Star Award, the company’s highest honor for outstanding leadership and individual contribution.

Joe Stephens, managing director of the FedEx Corp. hub facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport. conference room at the FedEx complex. Stephens, 40, has managed operations across the United States for the Memphis-based overnight sorting conglomerate. He was part of an engineering team discussing a new overnight sorting operation on the East Coast when FedEx officials announced in April 1998 that the Triad had been picked for the company’s latest national cargo hub site. Stephens has ultimate responsibility for a FedEx operation that covers nearly 600,000 square feet on 168 acres. The company has 500 employees in the Triad, 200 at the hub at its outset, and maintains 5,400 truck routes and

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FedEx Airbus A310 is loaded at Piedmont Triad International Airport in 2003 at the former small FedEx Corp. operation. Last June, FedEx opened its latest national hub at PTIA.

315 flight operations monthly in the region. When FedEx announced plans for the hub in the spring of 1998, the pledge was to have 1,500 fulland part-time workers on site at full capacity. So far hiring at the hub has been stifled by the recession. The pace of new hiring will be driven by business growth and new employers moving into the region, Stephens said. The local economic landscape, with the loss of longtime textile mills and furniture factories, has changed noticeably since the hub announcement. “There has to be boxes, there has to be a customer base. But we’re open, we’re ready for business,” he said. Stephens has met with leaders of economic development groups in the region to specify what role the hub can play in recruiting new employers or encouraging existing ones to expand. “FedEx is committed to the community here,” he said. Supporters of the hub view the facility as one salvation for the region’s economy. But critics from the outset have complained that FedEx’s extra late-night and early-morning flights will generate aircraft noise disrupting the quality of life in places such as north High Point and western Greensboro and Guilford County. Stephens said that FedEx “has made significant investments” in aircraft that produce less intrusive noise. “Noise isn’t as much of an issue as it was previously with olderstyle airplanes – much more desirable than it was in the ‘70s and ‘80s, and even the ‘90s, for that matter,” Stephens said. In addition, Stephens said that projections of daily flights that

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have been published since the hub announcement don’t reflect the current capacity of the hub. Reports such as Federal Aviation Administration studies dating back to 2000 indicate that FedEx would have up to 126 daily flight operations between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. But Stephens said the current number of gates at the hub would support 44 daily flight operations. “I think a lot of the information published is based upon ‘maxsite’ numbers. To be quite honest with you, we don’t launch 126 flights out of Indianapolis, and it’s seven times the size of this facility in terms of aircraft parking and four times the size of this facility in terms of box (sorting) capacity,” he said. As the company has done in other parts of the country, FedEx will become integrally involved in charitable activities, Stephens said. “As an employer, as we grow, you have that many more people that can rally behind those types of organizations,” he said. One example of its outreach already – earlier this month, FedEx shipped a gorilla from a zoo in another part of the country to the N.C. Zoological Park in Asheboro. Like the vast majority of FedEx supervisors, Stephens can tap into an experience of having started out as a line employee. He said that background is critical to running the hub. “I’ve been there, and I’ve done that. So I can relate to the challenges they face day in and day out. It helps you from a leadership standpoint understand the dynamics of an operation,” Stephens said. pjohnson@hpe.com | 888-3528

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Questions concern Super Bowl ads, reporting on disasters THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Curiosity about the effect journalists have on a disaster area inspired one of the questions in this edition of “Ask AP,” a weekly Q&A column where AP journalists respond to readers’ questions about the news. If you have your own news-related question that you’d like to see answered by an AP reporter or editor, send it to newsquestions@ap.org, with “Ask AP” in the subject line. And please include your full name and hometown so they can be published with your question. You can also find Ask AP on AP Mobile, a multimedia news service available on Internetenabled cell phones. Go to http://www.apnews. com/ to learn more. Q. I have a question about Super Bowl ads. As we all know, they sell for enormous amounts of money. But how do they set the number of ads to be sold? Also, what if the game goes into overtime or runs longer than expected, and they have already shown all of the ads that were sold? Jeff Vanderslice Plantation, Fla. A. The National Football League and the TV network showing the Super Bowl decide how much advertising time the Super Bowl will have. The Super Bowl has never gone into overtime. But if it does, the advertising gets complicated. The networks don’t just repeat ads from earlier, but do have ads ready to go. That’s because advertisers lock in spots for overtime, but they don’t pay unless the ads air, said Kyle Acquistapace, media direc-

tor of ad agency Deutsch. The air time – sold in 30 second chunks – costs about the same as ads during regular play. Some of the ads might have been scheduled for the postgame coverage, some are altogether new ads. Essentially, everything is subject to negotiation between the advertisers and the TV network. For example, a deal might specifically include the opportunity to get into the game if it goes into overtime, for which an advertiser might pay extra. Sometimes an advertiser will get an overtime ad slot in exchange for buying commercial time on other broadcasts, Acquistapace said. NBC sold 69 ad spots for last year’s Super Bowl. CBS won’t give a specific number but says it has sold close to that number and that its commercial time is sold out. Some of the slots cost more than $3 million for 30 seconds. Emily Fredrix AP Marketing Writer New York Q. In disaster situations like the recent Haitian earthquake, it appears that thousands of members of news crews descend on a locale already lacking sufficient necessities such as electricity, food, security, water, medical facilities and roads. How are they generally supported? Do they represent an additional demand on these resources? Jack Smith Springfield, Ill.

A. As disasters go, Haiti’s 7.0 earthquake presented unprecedented challenges. Associated Press writer Jonathan Katz, the only full-time U.S. journalist based in the hemisphere’s poorest country, was soon joined by more than 50 other AP staffers who came in on charter planes from the States and by helicopter and road from the Dominican Republic. These journalists managed to show the world the extent of the disaster in words, pictures and video – coverage that drew attention to desperate needs and probably helped encourage Americans to donate more than $644 million for relief efforts so far. To support these staffers, the AP brought in three small cargo flights of supplies, from electric generators to dishes to satellite phones and walkie-talkies, along with food, water, medicine – and flak jackets. Since the AP’s bureau was destroyed, many of the staff slept in tents outside a nearby hotel, transmitting from the roof and making a point of traveling in teams for security as well as to report in all formats. Haiti’s devastated infrastructure and the survivors’ tremendous need for food and water meant AP’s operation had to be self-sufficient. Aside from occupying hotel rooms and buying gasoline for the generators at $25 a gallon, AP staffers made few demands on Haiti’s limited resources. The AP’s small cargo plane landed at the main airport, but did little to slow the aid coming in huge cargo jets competing for landing slots. Michael Warren Chief of Southern Cone News

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New local political group organizes ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

HIGH POINT – A local chapter is forming of the national political group Get Out Of Our House! (GOOOH), which aims to oust incumbents in the U.S. House of Representatives during this year’s elections. The High Point area chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Providence Place, 1701 Westchester Drive, Town Center main entrance. The state director of GOOOH, which is pronounced “go,” Larry Porter, visited High Point last week to promote for-

mation of the city chapter. According to its Web site, www.GOOOH.com, members want “to evict the 435 career politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives and replace them with everyday Americans ...” Organizers say the group is nonpartisan. National goals of the group include recruiting candidates for the Nov. 2 general election and securing at least 500,000 members. “We will continue to build our base of supporters until we have the participation we need, at which time we will be-

gin our effort to access the ballot,” according to GOOOH’s Web site. In some states, the group will form a GOOOH party for candidates; in others they may run as independents. “In others we may run as a Republican or Democrat, even competing in the primary if time allows. We may run on some other Party’s ticket, such as the Libertarian Party or the Constitution Party,” GOOOH reports. For more information about the local group or meeting, call Dan Price at 472-8216.

Watauga farmer challenges Foxx BY LAURA GRAFF MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE REGIONAL NEWS SERVICE

WINSTON-SALEM – Democrat Billy Kennedy, a farmer from Watauga County, filed last week to challenge Republican Virginia Foxx, a three-term incumbent, for the 5th Congressional District seat. Foxx also filed last week.

Kennedy, who also is a radio announcer and a carpenter, stopped during lunchtime at the Forsyth County Democratic Party’s headquarters in Winston-Salem, where he told about 60 supporters that he believes Washington legislators support corporate interests over the people they are elected to represent. “We need a representative in Washington who

looks out for us and not just the privileged few, and it’s time we did something about that,” Kennedy said. Kennedy hosts a callin radio show, “Watauga Talks.” He moved to western Watauga County in 1980 and is married with three children. The 5th District includes Forsyth, Wilkes and Watauga counties, and is heavily Republican.

Kennedy said he is unfazed by the party politics. “I think people are smarter than that,” he said. “I think once they see the facts and see the way (Foxx) is really voting – she’s not voting in their interests.” Loretta Clawson, a Democrat and the mayor of Boone, said she thinks Kennedy can unseat Foxx.


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Actor and musician Jamie Foxx (left) poses alongside high school students from Renaissance Arts Academy in Los Angeles who had just received new musical instruments last week at Disney Hall in Los Angeles. More than $500,000 worth of new musical instruments were donated by Fidelity FutureStage to public schools in Los Angeles, Boston, Houston and Chicago.

Actor, musician Jamie Foxx delivers music, instruments to kids LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jamie Foxx wanted to entertain a group of musically inclined high school students with a few bars from his Grammy winning hit, “Blame It.” But since the song is an ode to the effects of alcohol, he changed the lyrics to “Blame it on the a-aa-apple juice.” The kids roared. “I changed it so you guys could sing it,” he joked. Students from four high schools gathered last week at Walt Disney Concert Hall, where Foxx helped present new violins, flutes, French horns, trumpets and drums val-

ued at $500,000 to students from 16 schools nationwide. The instruments are part of the Fidelity FutureStage program, an effort by the investment firm to enrich arts education in public schools. Founded in 2006, the program provides instruments, specialized training by professional musicians, and a chance for aspiring artists to perform with renowned orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Boston Pops. Foxx told students he began as a classical pianist and eventual-

ly won a scholarship to study the instrument in college. “That allowed me to come to L.A. and work on my craft,” he said. “Then I went into acting and comedy, and then it was Ray Charles ...” Foxx, 42, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Charles in “Ray,” got the crowd fired up and had them chanting “mu-sic, mu-sic” before students came on stage to accept shiny new saxophones, clarinets and other instruments. “This is way better than our old stuff,” one student said.

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“SHAKESPEARE TO GO for Homeschools” will be offered for students who are home-schooled March 29 at the sponsoring North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, 807 W. Ward Ave. An abbreviated, informal presentation of “Hamlet” will be given 10-11 a.m. Lunch break will be at 11 a.m. An abbreviated performance of “The Taming of the Shrew” will be given noon-1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session with the seven actors. Cost is $7 for each performance, or $12 for both. Paid reservation requests may be mailed to Shakespeare To Go for Homeschools, P.O. Box 6066, High Point, NC 27262. Phone reservations may be made by calling 841-2273, ext. 223.

Auditions TWIN CITY STAGE holds auditions for its production of the comedy/drama “The Waverly Gallery” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem. Parts are for

three men (ages 20,30 and 50) and two women (age 50 and 80). Performances will be April 9-11. For information, call Norman at 748-0857, ext. 202. CLEMMONS COMMUNITY THEATRE holds audition for its production of “Nunsense” at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23 at New Hope Presbyterian Church, 2570 Harper Road, Clemmons. Those who audition should be prepared to sing 16 measures of a song, do a simple dance routine and read from the script. Performances will be given April 22-24 and April 29-May 1. 293-8447 COMMUNITY THEATRE of Greensboro holds auditions for the musical revue “CTG’s 60 Years of Broadway” at its fourth-floor studio at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Auditions are: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 23 for age 13 and older, 6:30-8 p.m. March 1 for age 8-12, 8-10 p.m. March 1 for age 13 and older, 6:30-9 p.m. March 2 for age 8-12. Community theater also would like to hear from any alumni of past productions. Performances will be held April 16-18 at the Carolina Theatre. 333-7470

‘Lost’ star Daniel Dae Kim cast in ‘Hawaii 5-0’ on ABC’s HONOLULU (AP) – “ L o s t , ” “Lost” star Daniel Dae Kim which is is the first actor cast for the in its sixth remake of the hit cop series and final “Hawaii Five-0.” season. CBS told The HonoC B S lulu Advertiser Kim will Kim spokesportray detective Chin woman JenHo Kelly, who was originally played by the late nifer Solari says filming Kam Fong. Kim plays Jin on the “Hawaii Five-0”

pilot is expected to begin in mid-March. Peter Lenkov, who has written for “CSI: NY” and “24,” will be the executive producer. “Hawaii Five-0” aired from 1968 to 1980 and starred Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett. No word yet on who will play McGarrett.

Dominic Monaghan hosted the program, which was simulcast in Boston, Houston, Chicago and Los Angeles. Students in all four cities performed and received donated instruments. After the program, Foxx praised Fidelity for stepping in where public funding had failed. He also encouraged other companies to participate. “Even if a kid is not going to be the greatest musician in the world, just the fact that you gave him something, the fact that you said, ‘hey, I care about you,’ that’s what it’s about,” Foxx said.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Sin City is paying homage to iconic singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin by giving them each a place on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. Las Vegas Walk of Stars spokesman Pablo Castro Zavala said stars for the crooners would be unveiled Feb. 22 in a ceremony at the Flamingo Las Vegas casino-resort. The stars will then be placed in the sidewalk outside the Flamingo on the Las Vegas Strip. Sinatra and Martin are icons of Sin City entertainment because of their appearances on stage, in film and on television. The Rat Pack performers appeared in the 1960 movie “Ocean’s Eleven,” about a plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. Officials say Dean Martin’s daughter Deana Martin will accept his star on behalf of her father.

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Monday – Breakfast: Cinnamon tastries or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets or grilled cheese sandwich; choice of two: baked potato wedges, tossed salad, tomato soup, peaches, roll, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Hamburger/cheeseburger or chicken pie; choice of two: tossed salad, green peas, sweet potato souffle, fruit cup, roll, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Waffle sticks or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Hot dog or chicken quesadilla; choice of two: tossed salad, baked beans, fruited gelatin, chilled applesauce, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Pancake sausage on a stick or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Nachos with chili or peanut butter and jelly; choice

of two: tossed salad, broccoli and cheese, sweet yellow corn, orange wedges, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Pizza dippers with marinara or fish sticks; choice of two: tossed salad, mashed potatoes, apple crisp, trail mix, roll, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Sausage biscuit or yogurt with Grahams or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets or cheese/pepperoni pizza or Turkey, ham and cheese deli sub; choice of two: tossed salad, baked potato wedges, tomato soup Tuesday – Breakfast: Egg and cheese biscuit or poptarts or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Chicken quesadilla or taco or chef salad; pintos, oven roasted potatoes, french fries, applesauce, milk.

Wednesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or yogurt with Grahams or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Lasagna or cheese/pepperoni pizza or turkey, ham and cheese deli sub; choice of two: tossed salad, sweet yellow corn, sliced pears, garlic toast, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or super donut or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Nachos with chili or pork barbecue plate with roll or chef salad; choice of two: mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, french fries, fruit cocktail, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Ham biscuit or pancake sausage on stick or cereal and toast, juice or milk. Lunch: Buffalo bites or cheese/pepperoni pizza or turkey, ham ad cheese deli sub; choice of two: carrot and celery sticks with dip, tossed salad, baked apples, trail mix, roll, milk.

Davidson County Schools ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or spaghetti with roll or mini corn dogs or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, green beans, baby carrots with dip, garden salad, apricots, fresh fruit, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Breakfast chicken filet or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog with slaw and chili or chicken poppers with roll or vegetable soup or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, garden salad, blackeyed peas, vegetable medley, pears, fresh fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Super donut or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll or sloppy joe on a bun or pizza dippers or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, garden salad, green peas, steamed carrots, strawberry cups, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Egg and cheese omelet on English muffin or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Quesadillas or nachos or turkey and gravy casse-

role or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, garden salad, potato roasters, vegetarian beans, lettuce and tomato, apricot cobbler, fruit cocktail, fresh fruit, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Peanut butter and jelly breakfast sandwich or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken fillet or hamburger/cheeseburger or steak and cheese sub or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, steamed broccoli, sweet potato fries, lettuce and tomato, applesauce, fresh fruit, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or spaghetti with roll or mini corn dogs or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, green beans, baby carrots with dip, garden salad, apricots, fresh fruit, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Breakfast chicken filet or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog with slaw and chili or chicken poppers with roll or vegetable soup or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice

of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, garden salad, blackeyed peas, vegetable medley, pears, fresh fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Super donut or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets with roll or sloppy joe on a bun or pizza dippers or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, garden salad, green peas, steamed carrots, strawberry cups, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Egg and cheese omelet on English muffin or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Quesadillas or nachos or turkey and gravy casserole or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, garden salad, potato roasters, vegetarian beans, lettuce and tomato, apricot cobbler, fruit cocktail, fresh fruit, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Peanut butter and jelly breakfast sandwich or cereal and toast, assorted fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken fillet or hamburger/cheeseburger or steak and cheese sub or chef salad meal with crackers or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choice of two: boxed raisins, dried cherries, steamed broccoli, sweet potato fries, lettuce and tomato, applesauce, fresh fruit, milk.

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Sam Troughton (left) as Marcus Brutus and Hannah Young as Portia are shown in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of “Julius Caesar.” The drama is under consideration for the troupe’s 2011 engagement at New York’s Park Avenue Armory.

Royal Shakespeare Company plans NY visit NEW YORK (AP) – Call it Stratfordupon-Hudson. Or maybe the East River. Great Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company will take up residence at New York’s Park Avenue Armory in 2011, presenting five Shakespeare plays in repertory July 6-Aug. 14, Lincoln Center Festival and the armory announced recently. The plays will be chosen from the company’s 2009 and 2010 seasons and could include “Antony and Cleopatra,” “As You Like It,” “Julius Caesar,” “King Lear,” “Romeo and Juliet” or “The Winter’s Tale.” The six-week engagement will be part of Lincoln Center Festival 2011, according to festival director Nigel Redden, who called the visit a “unique opportunity to experience Shakespeare’s plays performed by an ensemble of actors whom they (audiences) will get to know over the course of watching five different productions.” The 44-member acting troupe will perform in a 930-seat thrust-stage auditorium that will be installed in the armory’s Wade Thompson Drill Hall. It will be a replica of

the RSC’s Courtyard Theatre where the company currently performs. The structure will take two weeks to build. “Our thrust stage, wrapping the audience around the action, allows people to reach out to our actors and to each

The 44-member acting troupe will perform in a 930-seat thrust-stage auditorium. other in a space which is both intimate and powerful,” said RSC artistic director Michael Boyd. “I am delighted that we can recreate that intimacy right here in New York City in the extraordinary space of Park Avenue Armory.” The RSC visit will be presented in association with Ohio State University, which has a three-year partnership with the company for a teacher-education program.

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

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

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Manager’s choice. Tuesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Macaroni and cheese or corn dog nuggets with roll; choice of two: green beans, candied yams, mixed fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast:

Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog with chili or barbecue sandwich; choice of two: cole slaw, broccoli with cheese, potato wedges, sliced peaches, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chicken taco with lettuce and tomato; choice of two: buttered corn, pinto beans, applesauce, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or breakfast pizza or sausage biscuit or sausage griddlecake or cereal or poptart or muffin, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Spaghetti with breadstick or chicken fillet sandwich with lettuce, tomato and pickles, tossed salad, green peas, pineapple tidbits, milk.

Thomasville City Schools ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Danish, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Chili con carne with beans or ham and cheese sandwich or chef salad or taco salad; choice of two: potato wedges, steamed cabbage, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Smoked sausage with cornbread or cheeseburger or chef salad; choice of two: steamed cabbage, seasoned corn, chilled peaches, fresh fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Cereal with animal crackers, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chef salad; choice of two: navy beans, tossed salad, congealed fruit, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, fruit juice,

milk. Lunch: Chicken parmesan or chef salad or turkey and dressing surprise; choice of two: seasoned green beans, chilled pears, cherry, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Barbecue salad or taco salad; choice of two: baked potato, stewed apples, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Monday – Breakfast: Danish, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Chili con carne with beans or ham and cheese sandwich or chef salad or taco salad; choice of two: potato wedges, steamed cabbage, milk. Tuesday – Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Smoked sausage with cornbread or cheeseburger

or chef salad; choice of two: steamed cabbage, seasoned corn, chilled peaches, fresh fruit, milk. Wednesday – Breakfast: Cereal with animal crackers, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or chef salad; choice of two: navy beans, tossed salad, congealed fruit, fresh fruit, milk. Thursday – Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken parmesan or chef salad or turkey and dressing surprise; choice of two: seasoned green beans, chilled pears, cherry, milk. Friday – Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk. Lunch: Barbecue salad or taco salad; choice of two: baked potato, stewed apples, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk.

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The Kings of Leon accept the award for record of the year for “Use Somebody” at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 31.

Bonnaroo to feature Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Bonnaroo is known for its eclectic lineup. This summer’s roster takes it to a new level. Organizers announced a lineup last week that features the Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder and Jay-Z at the head of a list that includes a little bit of everything. The festival will be held June 10-13 on a 700acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., about 60 miles south of Nashville. Other top names in the genre-jumping lineup of 125 acts include Norah Jones, Weezer, Jack White’s newest band The Dead Weather, Nas (NAHZ) with Damian Marley, and the Flaming Lips will perform Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.”

Bonnaroo also features a formidable comedy lineup led by Chris Rock, Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black’s Tenacious D. The headlining slot earned by Kings of Leon is a milestone for the Nashville-area band, which won a Grammy for record of the year for “Use Somebody.” They are the first band to start on a tiny tent stage at the festival, then go on to a headline slot.

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Black history tribute President Obama says music fueled the civil rights movement WASHINGTON (AP) – Crediting civil rights-era protest songs and their spiritual predecessors for his election, President Barack Obama on Tuesday sat in the East Room of his White House and listened to an all-star lineup of performers pay tribute to the music that he said fueled freedom marches and civil disobedience. The nation’s first black president transformed the grand ballroom into a concert hall packed with members of his Cabinet, Congress, civil rights leaders and students for a program that aired on public television later in the week for Black History Month. Queen Latifah’s rendition of the Marvin Gaye classic “What’s Going On” and Yolanda Adams’ spirited rendi-

tion of Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna C o m e ” were early highlights of a night Obama that continued the Obamas’ effort to open the White House to America’s soundtrack. “The civil rights movement was a movement sustained by music,” Obama said as he welcomed his audience. He said activists from coast to coast were inspired by spirituals, felt their will sharpened by protest songs and base broadened by artists of hope. He said their work paved the way toward a more just America that allowed him to make history in 2008 with his elec-

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Yolanda Adams performs at a Black History Month event at the White House in Washington. AP

tion. “Tonight, we celebrate the music of the movement,” Obama said. That celebration was supposed to come on Wednesday, but faced with another major winter storm the White House decided to move the concert ahead by a day. As guests packed the first floor of the executive mansion, heavy snow landed on the South

Actor Morgan Freeman (left) speaks with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and his wife Marcelle at a Black History Month event celebrating the music of the Civil Rights Movement, hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House. Lawn and blanketed the rest of Washington. Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez were on the schedule of performers, along with Natalie Cole, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Seal and the

Blind Boys of Alabama. The Howard University Choir and The Freedom Singers performed at a mansion that in its history was maintained by slaves. Morgan Freeman, who read excerpts from historical works throughout

the night, harkened back to the song lyrics Obama invoked during his election-night victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park. “A long time coming,” Freeman said. He later deadpanned: “I wish I could sing.”

Government fitness efforts haven’t stemmed kid obesity WASHINGTON (AP) – First lady Michelle Obama isn’t the first national leader to try to get America’s kids off the couch. President Dwight D. Eisenhower tried more than 50 years ago, and it’s been a losing battle since. Childhood obesity has been on the rise in recent decades, with 17 percent of children considered obese and about one in three of them overweight. Which means Mrs. Obama has her work cut out for her, much as Eisenhower did when he created the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in 1956. The presidents who followed him took on the struggle as well. “Efforts like the president’s council have been overwhelmed over the years by trends in society that push kids in the other direction,” said

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First lady Michelle Obama announced a campaign to combat the rapidly growing problem of childhood obesity earlier this week. Russell Pate, a professor of exercise science at the University of South Carolina. He cited a “triple whammy” – the advent of video games, the reliance on cars to get around and the rise of a high-fat,

fast-food diet – that undermines a healthy lifestyle for kids. In announcing her “Let’s Move” campaign Tuesday, Mrs. Obama made clear that physical fitness is key to what she’s trying to do and that there is a role for the Eisenhower-era fitness council. The administration will upgrade the council’s Physical Fitness Challenge, she said, and give awards to kids who engage in physical activity five days a week for six weeks. Besides getting kids to exercise, Michelle Obama’s campaign aims to help parents and schools make better food choices and make healthy food more available and affordable. The fitness council’s 20 volunteer members are charged with encouraging physical activity, fitness and sports programs.

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Chilling aerial photos of 9/11 attack released NEW YORK (AP) – A trove of aerial photographs of the collapsing World Trade Center was widely released this week, offering a rare and chilling view from the heavens of the burning twin towers and the apocalyptic shroud of smoke and dust that settled over the city. The images were taken from a police helicopter – the only photographers allowed in the airspace near the skyscrapers on Sept. 11, 2001. They were obtained by ABC after it filed a Freedom of Information Act request last year with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the federal agency that investigated the collapse. The chief curator of the planned Sept. 11 museum pronounced the pictures “a phenomenal body of work.” The photos are “absolutely core to understand-

ing the visual phenomena of what was happening,” said Jan Ramirez of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. They are “some of the most exceptional images in the world, I think, of this event.” In some of the pictures, the tops of the nearby Woolworth Building and other skyscrapers can just be seen above the enormous cloud of debris, gray against a clear blue sky. Gray clouds billow through the streets of the financial district and shroud the 16 acres where the towers had stood just moments before. Buildings can hardly be seen at all in one image – just dust clouds hanging over the Hudson River at the southern tip of Manhattan. Ramirez said the museum, slated to open in 2012, hopes to get a complete set of the photos.

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