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ARCHDALE – Carl and Linda Grubb were all smiles as they walked into the new YMCA in Archdale that’s named after them and scheduled to be open later this month. “This is unreal,” Linda Grubb said. “I think it’s simply magnificent,” her husband added. “This is something for Archdale.” The Grubbs, longtime Archdale-Trinity residents, made a significant contribution about two years ago to make a YMCA for the Archdale-Trinity area a reality. The Carl and Linda Grubb Family YMCA, located on N.C. 62 near the ArchdaleTrinity border, is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. May 28.

“I think it’s going to be something that’s just wonderful for the community,” Carl Pollock Grubb said. “I think they will be in awe. It’s really unbelievable. This little Archdale-Trinity, we didn’t have anything like this.” David Pollock, branch director of the Carl and Linda Grubb Family YMCA, said staff members are working this week to get equipment and office furniture into the 32,000-square-foot facility. Without having a facility to operate the YMCA’s programs for the last six years, Pollock described moving into the location as a “long time coming.”

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The Carl and Linda Grubb Family YMCA will open at 9 a.m. May 28. A open house and dedication ceremony is set for 3 p.m. June 13. For memberships, call 861-7788 or visit


Carl and Linda Grubb in the weight room of new YMCA. “I’m very excited,” he said. “We have been doing programs here in the area. We still don’t have that identity in the community of just a focal point where the Y is at. We’ve got 1,200 kids in our programs ranging from youth soccer, girls softball, summer camp to swim les-

sons and baseball. We are spread out to our baseball fields in Archdale to our soccer fields in Trinity. It’s really big because our dynamics are really going to change. We are going to focus on wellness, membership and family programs right now.” The Carl and Linda Grubb

Family YMCA features a state-of-the-art fitness center, a full-size basketball court, cardio machines and a cardio theater and a full range of weights, Pollock said. The YMCA still is raising funds to meet its campaign goal, and Pollack said a swimming pool will be built when the YMCA has enough funds.

Dr. Edward N. Robinson Jr. completed a Masters in Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Robinson is medical director for Guilford County Department of Public Health.


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Thomasville High seniors overcome obstacles to make it to graduation



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THOMASVILLE – Thomasville High School seniors BEATING Yanepsi AlTHE ODDS varado and Kimberly Graduates Hunter overcoming have differadversity ent stories ■■■ to tell, but they’ve had one common goal – graduating from high school next month. Alvarado, who immigrated to Thomasville from El Salvador her freshman year, has gotten past the language bar-

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High Point and Archdale are the only cities among more than 500 municipalities in North Carolina that hold local elections in even-numbered years instead of odd-numbered years. The two cities shifted their nonpartisan municipal elections last decade. The candidate filing period for the High Point and Archdale elections is July 2-16.

Kimberly Hunter (left) and Yanepsi Alvarado are set to graduate from Thomasville High School in June.

Council assured of 2 new members BY PAUL B. JOHNSON ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

HIGH POINT – Voters won’t go to the polls for six months to pick members of the High Point City Council, but they already are assured of two new members representing High Point after the fall general election. Councilmen Bill Bencini and John Faircloth will depart the city’s governing body for new political roles. Bencini won the Republican District 2 Guilford County Board of Commissioners

primary earlier this month, while Faircloth triumphed in the Republican 61st State House District primary. Both men face no opponent in the Nov. 2 general election, virtually assuring their assumption to their new posts. That means the ninemember council, which includes the mayor, will have at least two freshman members when the new council takes the oath of office Dec. 6. Bencini represents Ward 4, while Faircloth serves in Ward 6. Each can continue

to serve through this year until new council members take office in early December. Candidate filing for this year’s High Point municipal election takes place July 2-16. The races are nonpartisan, meaning the party affiliation of the candidate doesn’t appear on the ballot. Bencini, who’s served on the council since 1999, said he knows of a pair of Ward 4 residents who might want to run for the council seat. But Bencini said Tuesday


that nothing’s definitive on any candidate filing. Faircloth, who’s served on the council since 2003, said he’s had inquiries from three possible Ward 6 candidates, though he declined to provide names because he pledged confidentiality to the individuals. The council is made up of six members elected through wards and two members picked at-large by all city voters. The mayor also is elected citywide. | 888-3528


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Clinic deal with hospital groups gets tentative approval BY DAVID NIVENS ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER


GUILFORD COUNTY – County officials gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a $2 million clinic deal with two hospital groups. Commissioner Skip Alston told the Guilford County Board of Commissioners that the Moses Cone and High Point Regional health systems agreed during contract negotiations to continue operating Guilford Adult Health and Guilford Child Health for $2 million over the next nine months with an additional $300,000 for social workers. Meanwhile, the partners will seek federally qualified health center status in hopes of qualifying for clinic grants. The county contributes about $1.6 million for Adult Health each year and about $1.8 million for Child Health. The two programs treat nearly 52,000 residents. The qualified health centers nationwide specialize in treating low-income residents and cannot turn away patients for any reason. Recently passed legislation is expected to pump as

Nationwide: The Federally Qualified Health Center program is a national network of more than 1,100 community, migrant, homeless and public housing health centers. The organizations provide health care at more than 7,500 clinic sites across the country, ranging from large medical facilities to mobile vans. Patients: In 2008, the centers served more than 17 million people. Fees are based on income, allowing those with high-premium health insurance to seek primary and preventive care.

much as $11 billion into community health centers during the next five years. “In six months, we’ll talk about where we are and we’ll make sure we do what we have to do,” Alston said during a budget workshop. “We want to take care of the citizens of the county.”



While attending a Guilford County Board of Health meeting on Monday, Alston, chairman of the Board of Commissioners and a health board member, said the partners had reached a compromise after months of negotiations to operate clinics in Greensboro and High Point. Intense negotiations began after County Manager Brenda Jones-Fox proposed eliminating $1.6 million for Guilford Adult Health in her $568.9 million 2011 budget plan. During negotiations, county officials considered hiring another provider or replacing some services, if no contract was approved, according to Health Director Merle Green. The proposed contract change for Guilford Adult Health is part of a proposed reorganization of the health department. The 2011 budget proposal also cuts $2.1 million from the clinical health section that serves the needy and $1.4 million from health preparedness, the section that deals with public health emergencies, such as influenza outbreaks, and disasters. The agency will rely instead on federal grants.

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High Point Police are seeking the following wanted persons: • Frank Arthur Gladney III, 24, 6 feet 2 inches, 145 pounds, Wanted for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and First Degree Kidnapping. *May Be Armed* • Cory Delvon Williams, 29, 5 feet 1 inch, 125 pounds, Wanted for Felony Conspiracy Sell/Deliver Cocaine and Felony Possession with Intent to Sell/ Deliver Cocaine. *May Be Armed* • Tyre Donta Payne, 18, 5 feet 7 inches, 140 pounds, Wanted for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and First Degree Kidnapping. *May Be Armed* • Robert Lee Worcester, 45, 5 feet 9 inches, 165 pounds, Wanted for True Bill of Indictment for Habitual Felon. *May Be Armed* • Iziah (Isaac) Hayes Williams, 39, 6 feet 2 inches, 215 pounds, Wanted for True Bill of Indictment for Habitual Felon. • Mario Antwon Donahue, 22, 6 feet, 205 pounds, Wanted for True Bill of Indictment for Habitual Felon and Misdemeanor Stalking. *May Be Armed* Anyone with information about the above Wanted Persons is asked to contact High Point Crimestoppers at 889-4000. | 888-3626


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rier as she now is fluent in English and Spanish. Hunter has overcome the loss of her mother to cancer as well as battling systemic lupus erythematosus, which is an autoimmune disorder known for damaging major organs. “When I traveled to America from El Salvador almost four years ago only knowing how to speak Spanish, this was just the beginning of my struggles that I would have to face in my new life,” Alvarado said. “I came to America crossing three frontiers that were Guatemala, Mexico and finally the United States. Immigrating to the United States was a horrible experience for me when I was only 14 about to turn 15 years old. My experience crossing three borders are unforgettable memories that have marked my life.” Reflecting on her journey to the United States, Alvarado, who was accompanied by her sister, remembers suffering from hunger and thirst. She describes the trip as being like a “nightmare” that lasted for 20 days, but seemed like 20 years.

“I remember the day when I crossed the Rio Grande,” she said. “I cried so badly and I thanked God for allowing me and my sister get to America safe.” Once in America, she said she promised herself that she would study hard and have a career one day. As a Thomasville High student, she said one of her biggest obstacles was learning how to speak English. By her junior year, she started making A’s and B’s and became fluent in English. “This has been a blessed year for myself,” said Alvarado, who has been awarded a $100,000 scholarship to attend Lenior-Rhyne University. “I know my GPA might not be a 4.0 something, but I am proud of what I have achieved. Because of not knowing English your first three years and then get it up so quickly, it’s hard, but I feel proud of myself. Hunter was diagnosed with lupus when she was in eighth grade, making her homebound the last semester before entering ninth grade at Thomasville High. Once in high

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SUNDAY: Single parent at Andrews High turns her life around MONDAY: Disease doesn’t slow down Trinity High student TUESDAY: Ledford student refuses to let diabetes get in the way of her dreams TODAY: Thomasville student reflects on brutal journey through three countries while another battles disease and loss of mother school, she couldn’t walk and had to be placed in a wheelchair. In 2007, she was able to get out of the wheelchair and walk. But after battling her way out of one obstacle, her mother lost her bout with cancer. “I still haven’t overcome losing my mom and with the lupus, it just keeps getting harder,” she said. “What motivated me to be more serious about my illness and really take it into consideration that I have to do this and I want to beat this was my mom passing because the only thing she wanted for her kids was to see all of her kids graduate.” After losing her mother, she says she also has been helping raise her two sib-

lings. She’s planning on attending a college nearby so she can be near her younger brother and sister. Despite fighting lupus and losing her mother, Hunter has excelled in the classroom. She has been accepted to five colleges – Fayetteville State University, Livingstone College, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina Central University and Forsyth Technical Community College. For Hunter, graduation will have a special meaning. “It will mean that I am officially my mom because she graduated from high school,” she said.

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MIFFLINTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a Philadelphia woman hid in a coffin at a central Pennsylvania funeral home to escape custody. Nicole April Kelly was arraigned Monday on charges stemming from the escape. Police say the 19-year-

old Kelly was being transported to jail by Juniata County deputies on Thursday to await extradition to another county on other charges. Authorities say Kelly escaped from the deputies, prompting a search that lasted several hours. Investigators say the

A low-cost animal rabies vaccination clinic will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Pet Supplies Plus, 2924 High Point Road, Greensboro. It is sponsored by the Feral Cat Assistance Program. Dog must be on leashes, and cats must be in carriers. Pregnant animals should not be vaccinated. Cost is $5 for a one-year vaccination. 378-0878 A community meal, free to anyone, will be served 4:306:30 p.m. in the fellowship

owner of the Brown Funeral Home found her in the coffin and held her until police arrived. Kelly remains jailed in lieu of $75,000 bail. It’s not clear whether she has an attorney. The funeral home is seek restitution for damage to the coffin.


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Deadliest day this year for US troops in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A suicide bomber detonated his vehicle near a U.S. convoy Tuesday, killing 18 people, including six troops – five Americans and a Canadian – in the deadliest attack on NATO in the Afghan capital in eight months. Two other American service members were killed in separate attacks in the south, making Tuesday the deadliest day of the year for U.S. forces in Afghanistan. The Canadian, Col. Geoff Parker, 42, was the highest-ranking member of the Canadian Forces to die in Afghanistan since the Canadian mission be-


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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The last of 10 Americans detained while trying to take 33 children out of Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake was freed Monday when a judge convicted her but sentenced her to time already served in jail.

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UN powers back new sanctions against Iran UNITED NATIONS – The United States introduced a resolution backed by all veto-wielding members of the U.N. Security Council Tuesday that would impose new sanctions against Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard and seek to curtail military, financial and shipping activities linked to its suspect nuclear program. U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice said the proposal would give “greater teeth� to existing sanctions and add “strong� new measures to intensify pressure on Iran.

Detained militant in Iraq details World Cup plot BAGHDAD – An alleged al-Qaida militant detained in Iraq said Tuesday he had talked to friends about attacking Danish and Dutch teams at the World Cup in South Africa next month to avenge insults against the Prophet Muhammad. Iraqi security forces holding Saudi citizen identified as Abdullah Azam Saleh al-Qahtani arranged for The Associated Press to interview him at an unidentified government building in Baghdad.

Floods worsen in Europe; Auschwitz closed WARSAW, Poland – Flooding in southern Poland has killed at least five people, and officials closed the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial site on Tuesday to protect its Holocaust archives and artifacts. Heavy rains that began in central Europe last weekend also are causing flooding in areas of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, with rivers bursting their banks and inundating low-lying homes and roads, and cutting off villages.

Official: Hopes fade for 30 trapped miners ANKARA, Turkey – Hope for the survival of 30 trapped Turkish miners was fading Tuesday as rescue workers struggled to reach them a day after a methane gas explosion collapsed parts of a major coal mine in northern Turkey, an engineer said. The explosion at the Karadon mine near the Black Sea port of Zonguldak buried the miners nearly 1,770 feet below the surface Monday afternoon.

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Jefferson’s ‘Great Wall’ statement is misused I’m concerned how far back our nation has regressed since its founding. Thomas Jefferson was our third president and the primary author of the Declaration of Independence. At this time, there was talk of having a “state church.” Roger Williams, a Baptist preacher in New England concerned about the prospect of having a state church, wrote Jefferson his concerns. Being Baptist, he wasn’t in favor of that situation. Jefferson responded with the idea of the “Great Wall of Separation.” In effect, he was saying “No” to state church, which was not intended as an affront to Christianity. As we see from a clarification of his beliefs, “My views are the result of a life of inquiry and reflections – very different from the anti-Christian system imputed to me by those who know nothing of my opinions. To the corruptions of Christianity, I am indeed opposed, but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus Himself. I am a Christian in the only sense He wished anyone to be.” We can see in those early days of our religious freedom we were under attack by anti-God people who did not want our nation to be a Christian nation. The so-called “Great Wall” has been greatly misused by our enemies today, who would like to see all Christians put under restrictions by the government and have made it a law to stop us from using “Jesus’ name” in our public prayers. As the Supreme Court stated so clearly in 1892, “Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon the teaching of the Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise, and to this sense and to the extent, our civilization and our institutions are emphatically Christian.” Is there any wonder that we

million new cases are diagnosed each year. There are many different types and forms of skin cancer. The deadliest form is melanoma. Melanoma can occur in areas that do not receive much sun exposure, such as the soles of our feet, palms of our hands and on our fingernail beds. We read and hear about the dangers of the sun, but like everything else in life we ignore the warnings. On May 27, 2009, my father was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma with initial symptoms of nausea, vomiting, anemia and severe headache. There were no moles, freckles or unusual places hear the phrase “Let’s reclaim him. That may sound strange to on my father. Sadly, the cancer America for God” often repeated? someone who would challenge the had spread to the brain where Amen. incumbent, but Coble is honest a tumor was wrapped around JAMES KESTLER and has the integrity we must the brain stem. His dermatoloHigh Point have in a Washington. I have algist could not find the primary ways maintained the only thing I origin of the melanoma. It was too wanted him to do was fight Demo- late and the melanoma cells had crats with more vigor. With five already reached another layer of I just want Coble to fight challengers nipping at his heels my father’s skin. this time, I think he may take that On the morning of July 26, Democrats harder to heart. 2009, my brother and I stood by I will continue to write and my father’s hospital bed as we To the 1,468 people who supexpose those things corrupt, nam- watched our mother hold and kiss ported my platform and voted for ing names and doing all I can as a her soul mate for the last time. We me, thank you! citizen to save our country in the deeply miss our father, as do his Allow me to share what I next two critical years. I will sup- grandchildren and friends. This learned during this campaign. port Howard Coble with any infor- Sunday, he would have celebrated Some said I was in over my head, mation that I find and help him in his 59th birthday. In honor of my but I disagree. True, I did learn a father I want to encourage you great deal about politics, but poli- all ways. Primary numbers seem to reflect that many are waiting to take the time to do at home tics and business have much in screenings for skin cancer. common. One reads the signs and for others to save the country or Early detection is vital. Just uses communication skills, which make a change – but it will take all of us to do that, regardless of know that today we live by choicI learned years ago in business; es. I hope that you will choose to the game is not so different. I use what party we are registered. All must be vigilant! take precautions when you and the word “game” because to men CATHY B. HINSON your family are outdoors. politics is a game, and I am sorry High Point Go with your own glow this to say, the individual usually summer! Remember when you are with the most money wins – that applying sunscreen on your chilindividual can afford to get his or dren and teens tell them that it her name out in the most ways, May is skin cancer only takes one blistering sunburn i.e. yard signs, commercials, other to increase the chances of melatypes of literature, etc. awareness month noma in life. On April 10, in Moore County, I ASHLEY GLISSON told my friend Howard Coble that, Skin cancer affects one in five Thomasville if I could not win, I would endorse Americans, and more than one





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igh Point City Manager Strib Boynton appeared to be pretty much on the right philosophical track Monday in proposing a general operating budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year. He’s proposing no property tax rate increase, and at $308 million, the proposed budget is nearly 4 percent less than the current year’s amount for operations. Boynton said the city’s major revenue sources continue to decrease because of the effects of the tough economy. So among budget cuts he proposes are eliminating 51 full and part-time positions that are vacant and freezing city workers’ salaries for a second year. Those are moves private sector businesses make in dealing with revenue declines, so there’s nothing wrong with the city making them, too. But Boynton and City Council must be careful as they review the budget. They must make cuts that result in reductions of expenses. But they must be selective with cuts so as not to significantly reduce services – or give the impression of reduced services – to the public at a time when they really are questioning the return on their tax dollars paid. For instance, would closing the city library on Mondays be viewed as a drastic reduction in services? If savings must be gained in the library budget, are there other ways? Could hours of operation a few days a week be shortened, instead, to effect the same budget reductions? Dropping Mondays would be almost a 15 percent cut in service.



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ne of the many shallow statements that sound good – if you don’t stop and think about it – is that “at some point, you have made enough money.” The key word in this statement, made by President Barack Obama recently, is “you.” There is nothing wrong with my deciding how much money is enough for me or your deciding how much money is enough for you, but when politicians think that they should be deciding how much money is enough for other people, that is starting down a very slippery slope. Politicians with the power to determine each citizen’s income are no longer public servants. They are public masters. Are we really so eaten up with envy, or so mesmerized by rhetoric, that we are willing to sacrifice our own freedom by giving politicians the power to decide how much money anybody can make or keep? Of course, that will start only with “the rich,” but surely history tells us that it will not end there. The French Revolution began arbitrary executions among the hereditary aristocracy, but ended up arbitrarily executing all sorts of other people, including eventually even leaders of the Revolution itself. Very similar patterns appeared in the Bolshevik Revolution, in the rise of the Nazis and in numerous other times and places, where expanded and arbitrary powers were put into the hands of politicians – and were used against the population as a whole. Once you buy the argument that some segment of the citizenry should lose their rights, just because they are envied or resented, you are putting your own rights in jeopardy – quite aside from undermining any moral basis for respecting anybody’s rights. You are opening the floodgates to arbitrary power. The moral bankruptcy of the notion that third parties can decide when somebody else has “enough” money is matched by its economic illiteracy. The rest of the country is not poorer by the amount of Bill Gates’ fortune today and was not poorer by the amount of John D. Rockefeller’s fortune a century ago. Both men were selling a product that others were also selling, but more people chose to buy theirs. The fortunes that the sellers amassed were not a deduction from the buyers’ wealth.

Buyers and sellers both gained from these transactions or the transactions wouldn’t have continued. Ida Tarbell’s famous muckraking book, “History of the Standard Oil Company,” said that Rockefeller “should have been OPINION satisfied” with the money he had acquired by 1870, implying Thomas greed in his continued efforts to Sowell increase the size and profitability ■■■ of Standard Oil. But would the public have been better off or worse off if Rockefeller had retired in 1870? One of the crucial facts left out of Ida Tarbell’s book was that Rockefeller’s improvements in the oil industry brought down the price of oil to a fraction of what it had been before. As just one example, oil was first shipped in barrels, which is why we still measure oil in terms of the number of barrels today, even though oil is seldom – if ever – actually shipped in barrels any more. John D. Rockefeller shipped his oil in railroad tank cars, reducing transportation costs, among other costs that he found ways of reducing. Would the public have been better off if older and more costly methods of producing, processing and shipping oil had continued to be used, leading to prices far higher than necessary? Apparently Rockefeller himself decided at some point that he had enough money, and then donated enough of it to create a worldclass university from day one – the University of Chicago – as well as donating to innumerable other philanthropic projects. But that is wholly different from having politicians make such decisions for other people. Politicians who take on that role stifle economic progress and drain away other people’s money, in order to hand out goodies that will help get themselves re-elected. Some people call that “social justice,” even when it is antisocial politics. THOMAS SOWELL, a native of North Carolina, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His Web site is


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A kinder world is possible if we’ll just try to seek it




s hard as we try to believe the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words shall never hurt me,” we know that cruel words can hurt just as much or even more than physical pain. A hurtful remark can take your breath away just as easily as a swift punch to the stomach, so why is it that only physical assaults are taken seriously until someone dies? A heartbreaking number of people, (mostly teenagers) are starting to commit suicide because of the trauma they are forced to endure daily, and no one did anything until they killed themselves, and by that time it’s too late. A few days ago, a group came to my school. When I trudged into the packed auditorium, I assumed this would be just another boring assembly. Instead, I found myself instantly captivated by a story involving the first person murdered at Columbine High School in 1999. Her name was Rachel Scott and she was a person to be admired. The speaker told about her mission, known as Rachel’s Challenge, to bring more kindness into the world and her ideas on how to start a “chain reaction.” I could never capture the magnificence of the life-changing views of Rachel Scott, so I will not try to relay all of them now. But I will say that if we all made kindness a priority like she did, there would be far fewer people taking their own lives in this world. If one person, just one person, makes an effort to reach out to someone, then that could truly be the difference between life and death. Actions as simple as smiling and

throwing out a kind word can have a huge effect on the lives of people around us. I can’t even imagine the level of desperation and pain a person would have to drop to before actually taking their own life, but I do know that TEEN VIEW having a friend or even just having someone be nice to Hailey them can keep a hopeless soul Hendrix from ending their life prema■■■ turely. I know this because many people talked about how Rachel Scott, herself, and the effect Rachel’s Challenge had on their lives and had kept them from committing suicide. Since I know that everyone will not take part in Rachel’s Challenge, I know that bullying will not cease to exist. I know that I haven’t read about the last student driven to the lowest of the low by their classmates; but I do know that if we all tried hard enough to make kindness a priority in our lives, then we could really do what Rachel wanted. We could ignite a chain reaction. For this reason, I accept Rachel’s Challenge and will attempt to change my admittedly snarky ways. I want to be part of the solution and not part of the problem. I want the world around me to be a better place, filled with less hate and less terminally depressed children. I want to be part of the change. Teen View columnist HAILEY HENDRIX is a sophomore at High Point Central High School.

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Congress: US repeated 9/11 failures in holiday plot WASHINGTON (AP) – Despite a top-to-bottom overhaul of the intelligence community after the 2001 terrorist attacks, the nation’s security system showed some of the same failures when it allowed a would-be bomber to slip aboard an airliner, congressional investigators say.

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Second time around Bingham renews bid to make felons ineligible to run for sheriff ENTERPRISE, WIRE SERVICE REPORT

TRIAD – State Sen. Stan Bingham, R-Davidson, has introduced a bill, which failed to pass in an earlier N.C. General Assembly session, to let voters decide in November whether to allow convicted felons to run for sheriff in North Carolina. The five-term senator introduced Senate Bill 1178

Monday for consideration during the 2010 legislative session, which began last week in Raleigh. State law allows felons to run for sheriff once their citizenship rights are restored. Four felons – including former Davidson County Sheriff Gerald Hege – made unsuccessful bids for the office in the primary earlier this month. Bingham introduced a bill last year to amend the

state Constitution and prohibit felons from running, but the bill didn’t pass during the 2009 session. If Senate Bill 1178 passes during this year’s session, it would be put on the ballot in the Nov. 2 general election. Voters would have to approve the referendum issue for the state Constitution to be changed. “It’s a rare occasion to change the Constitution, but this is one case where it needs to be done,” Bingham said. Hege – who pleaded guilty to two felony counts of obstruction of justice in

2004 – lost the Republican primary in a landslide to Sheriff Gerald Grice. Hege completed his probation in 2007 and has had his citizenship restored. This year was the first year he was eligible to run again for office. Three other convicted felons – including Willie Tharpe of Wilkes County – ran for sheriff in North Carolina this month, and all of them lost. The fact that so many ran for office is likely to mean more support for the bill this year, said Eddie Caldwell, the executive vice president and general



counsel for the N.C. Sheriffs’ Association, which supports the bill. “I’ve not seen any opposition to it,” Caldwell said. “Convicted felons tend not to be a very organized group.” Caldwell said last year many legislators saw the bill as being somewhat hypothetical, but that changed this year when so many convicted felons decided to run. In addition to Tharpe and Hege, the other felons who ran were Robert E. “Nub” Taylor in Avery County and former Sheriff Stanley James in Washington County.

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TRINITY – While neighboring counties and cities aren’t proposing salary increases for employees, the city of Trinity’s 2010-11 proposed fiscal-year budget consists of cost-of-living adjustments, Christmas bonuses and performance-based salary increases. City Manager Ann Bailie presented the Trinity City Council with its proposed $4.4 million budget Tuesday night. According to the proposed budget, Trinity employees would get a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), 2 percent Christmas bonuses and performance-based salary increases totaling $3,235. Bailie said the city must provide competitive salaries and benefits to attract and retain a competent work force. “Across the board, Trinity salaries are 21 percent below the average of salaries for similar positions in municipalities of similar populations, according to the annual salary survey published by the North Carolina League of Municipalities,” Bailie said. “Individually, Trinity salaries range from 10 percent to 35 percent below average. “It is also significant to note that Trinity is one of only a handful of cities and counties in North Carolina that does not contribute to employees’ 401K plans in addition to contributing to the Local Government Employees’ retirement system.” According to her budget letter, the city traditionally budgets for COLA at the same level as is granted to Social Security recipients for the previous year. She said the COLA for Social Security recipients in October 2008 was set at 5.8 percent for 2009. “Under ordinary circumstances, the COLA for city staff would have been set at 5.5 percent effective July 1, 2009,” Bailie said. “However during that time, the economy nose-dived. As a result, the COLA for employees was set at 2 percent. In October 2009, the 2010 COLA for social security recipients was set at zero percent. Included in this budget is a COLA in the amount of 2 percent, leaving 1.8 percent of the original 5.8 percent for future use.” Bailie said Christmas bonuses are something “the council has done from the beginning.” The city of Trinity has seven employees. Those positions include a city manager, finance officer/city clerk, assistant city clerk, office assistant, planning/zoning/code enforcement administrator, planning/zoning/code enforcement assistant and a stormwater administrator. Bailie said those titles are misleading because “everyone performs duties far beyond what would generally be expected within a given position.” | 888-3657




Hitting the pavement MIchelle Bode, (left) PE specialist at Johnson Street Elementary School, and Robin Lindsay lead a group of students in a short run in front of the school on Monday. Lindsay was presented with an award by the school for starting the GO FAR (Go For A Run) program.

Friends, family pay tribute to ‘Main Street mayor’ ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

HIGH POINT – Tuesday was Charles Simmons Day at the String & Splinter Club, where family and friends paid tribute to “the mayor of Main Street.” Bill Blanton, who has known the 80-year-old Simmons for more than 50 years, said Simmons “is considered by his peers to be the greatest goodwill ambassador on the planet for High Point and the international home furnishings industry.” Joe Carroll, recently retired publisher of Furniture Today, called Simmons, a former fabric salesman who has bought and rented property in downtown High Point and is affectionately MARY BOGEST | HPE referred to as See-More by his friends, an idea man and “the Joe Carroll, former publisher of Furniture Today, presents Charlie Simmons with a plaque. city’s biggest booster.” Carroll presented a plaque ming up why Simmons was couraging, engaging, endearto Simmons. “When you think of Charles honored, “these words quickly ing, creative, supportive, loyal Simmons,” Blanton said, sum- come to mind: generous, en- and visionary.”


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Celebrated World War II flying ace dies at 91 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Walker â&#x20AC;&#x153;Budâ&#x20AC;? Mahurin, a fighter pilot who shot down two dozen planes in two wars and was regarded as one of Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top aces ever, has died, his wife said Sunday. He was 91. Joan Mahurin said Bud Mahurin died of natural causes at his home in Newport Beach on Tuesday. She said her husband kept flying small planes â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and kept receiving fan mail â&#x20AC;&#x201C; for most of his life. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He would get letters from teenagers to old war veterans,â&#x20AC;? Joan Mahurin said. Doug Lantry, a historian at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Ohio, said Mahurinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name is familiar to all in the Air Force. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bud Mahurin was the only Air Force pilot to shoot down enemy aircraft in the European theater of operations and the Pacific and in Korea,â&#x20AC;? Lantry told

the Los Angeles Times. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He was known as a very courageous, skilled and tenacious fighter pilot.â&#x20AC;? Mahurin was shot down himself, twice during World War II and once in the Korean War, which led to his capture and 16 traumatic months in a prison camp. A native of Benton Harbor, Mich., Mahurin studied engineering at Purdue University then joined the Army Air Forces in September 1941 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; three months before Pearl Harbor. He went by the call sign â&#x20AC;&#x153;Honest John,â&#x20AC;? a title heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d later adopt for his memoirs. During the war he was assigned to a fighter group in England, where the first plane he took down was his own. Mahurin told the Orange County Register in 2007 that during a training run he flew too close to one of the B-24 bombers he was assigned to protect, hit its propellor and had to bail out.

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Soldier charged with murder FORT BRAGG (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A soldier from Michigan in the 82nd Airborne Division has been charged with killing his brotherin-law at a North Carolina Army base. Officials at Fort Bragg said Tuesday that 26year-old Detroit native Spc. Eric A. Mead is being charged with murder, attempted murder and violating an order.

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DETROIT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pianist Hank Jones, one of the greatest musicians produced by metro Detroit and the last surviving brother of a trio of siblings who became jazz royalty, died Sunday in New York. He was 91. Jones, who played with everyone from Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and Ella Fitzgerald to contemporary figures like Joe Lovano and Tony Williams, was revered for his silken touch, melodic grace, relaxed elan, stylistic versatility and remarkable longevity. He was performing at a high level up until his recent illness. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hank was the perfect

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touching her in an inappropriate manner,” according to the sheriff’s office. When she tried to flee, one suspect pulled out a gun and pointed it at her, deputies said. The two allegedly sexually assaulted her again and left the scene, taking a camera and $15 cash. They were later arrested without incident. Sheriff’s officials identified Ronnie Jerrod Gladney Jr., 23, and Clarence Jamal Gordon, 16, both of Culbreth Avenue, Thomasville, as suspects in the case. The sheriff’s office reported that a Noahtown Road address was the location of the incident.

Gladney was charged with firstdegree kidnapping, sexual servitude involving a child victim, sexual battery and assault by pointing a gun, deputies said. Gordon was charged with firstdegree kidnapping, sexual servitude involving a child victim, sexual battery and larceny, authorities said. Both suspects were booked into the Davidson County Jail under $150,000 bonds. They both have appearances scheduled for July 6 in Davidson County District Court.

NC Senate backs governor with personal care cuts RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Senate budget writers agreed Tuesday to implode the programs that give at-home Medicaid patients help with their cooking and bathing, arguing providers aren’t serious about eliminating fraud in an industry that employs tens of thousands of people. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a nearly $19 billion spending plan that backs Gov. Beverly Perdue’s proposal to eliminate two pro-

grams that serve 38,000 residents. They would be replaced with two programs that would serve only a small fraction of those patients – providers estimate 2,000, although the top state health official says it would be much higher. The full committee spent about two hours reviewing the bill and recommended it after only two amendments were considered. The budget was scheduled for debate Wednesday afternoon

by the full Senate before the first of two required votes. The plan also would seek another $60 million in state spending reductions on in-home personal care services. It is the latest skirmish in a fight over the services between health regulators and lawmakers on one side and providers and their patients on the other. Patients are worried they’ll be forced to enter a nursing home if they lose their assistance.

Political party’s effort to make ballot falls short RALEIGH (AP) – A unionbacked effort to create a new political party in North Carolina has fizzled because organizers didn’t have the 85,000 signatures to qualify. North Carolina First movement spokesman Greg Rideout said on Tuesday the group has

decided instead to collect a smaller number of signatures to put an independent candidate on the November ballot to challenge Rep. Larry Kissell. The group needed the signatures by June 1 to be a certified party and put a slate of candidates on the ballot, but

North Carolina First had to turn in petitions to county elections offices by Monday. The group backed by the Service Employees International Union and a North Carolina local wanted to challenge Kissell and two other Democrats who voted against the final health care bill.

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ear Abby: My husband had an affair with a stripper. I found out about it because he bought her some jewelry and was stupid enough to have the bill sent to our home. We have been married more than 20 years and I love him, but this haunts me every day. I am heartbroken, but I’m trying to make our marriage work. He never admitted to any of it and says nothing happened between them. I don’t know whether to keep on trying or leave him and hope to get on with my life. What’s your advice? – Wounded Heart in Oklahoma Dear Wounded Heart: You have my sympathy, but one person can’t save a marriage alone. It takes effort on the part of both husband and wife, plus honest communication and often professional counseling to heal a relationship when there has been infidelity. Your husband may say “nothing” happened with the stripper, but the only man I can think of who bought jewelry for a woman he wasn’t related to or romantically involved with was Michael Jackson when he gave some to Elizabeth Taylor. Even though you love your husband, it’s time to start taking care of yourself. And the place to start is by insisting on professional counseling.

If he won’t go, go without him. Dear Abby: My husband and I have a ADVICE 24-year-old developDear mentally Abby disabled ■■■ son who lives with us. Three months ago, he met a nice girl at the mental health program he attends. They hold hands, go to the movies and occasionally smooch. Recently, “Jasper” had a mark on his neck. We were over at a friend’s house for dinner when my best friend noticed the mark. She then proceeded to tell me I should consider getting Jasper “fixed.” At first, I wasn’t sure I’d heard her correctly, so I asked her to repeat it. I am shocked that she thinks I should have my son sterilized. Jasper is diagnosed with ADD and Asperger’s syndrome. According to his mental health counselor, he could someday be married, have children and lead a productive, independent life. It just may take him longer to get to that point in comparison with his peers. How should I respond to my friend about her suggestion? When she made it, I didn’t know

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Ashley Johnson and Tiffani Shimp, both students at High Point University, were honored at a meeting of High Point City Council for volunteer service to the community. Both accounting majors in the Phillips School of Business, they volunteered 50 hours of assistance to needy residents of Guilford County as part of the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance program. The leaders of the VITA program attended the meeting and presented both students with a certificate from the IRS.


101 on Motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day Maggie Rush, formerly of Knollwood Drive in Archdale, celebrated her 101st birthday on May 9, Motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day, at GrayBrier Retirement Center in Trinity, where she is a resident. She was married to Glenn Rush of Archdale, and he died in October 1997. She has one daughter, Betty Rush Farlow, and a grandson, Rick Farlow. She loved to tend her flower and vegetable garden and can vegetables. On her birthday, she received several types of roses.

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haron McDonough Ward remembers the last time her father was in their house. She and her sister lay in bed, wishing he would go away. Once again, he was drunk and angry. Once again, they heard him hit their mother. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I remember seeing my mom in the morning with a bruised and cut lip. It made me feel helpless,â&#x20AC;? Ward said. Years later, when Ward was 22, she found herABOVE self staring AND silently into BEYOND the mirror. Three Patty Jo thousand Sawvel miles away â&#x2013; â&#x2013; â&#x2013;  from home, sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d tried for six years to make a life with a man who turned out to be just like her father â&#x20AC;&#x201C; angry, abusive and unfaithful. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When I looked at my bruises, I saw my motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s face looking back at me. I asked myself, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;What am I doing here?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want my kids to go through what I went through,â&#x20AC;? Ward said. So she called home, and thankfully her family sent plane tickets. She began studying the Bible and asked God to guide her life. At 27, she married Rick Ward. He was only 19 but mature and God-fearing. An exact opposite of her former man, Rick bought Sharon a home, treated her and her four children with kindness and strived to be a model husband. Oddly, Sharon now found herself to be the angry aggressor. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been hurt so badly, and then I was on my own for five years. So I had an attitude that no one was ever going to tell me what to do or hurt me again,â&#x20AC;? she said. Thankfully, Rick was in this marriage for the long haul. When Sharon was angry, he assured her that they would talk over the problem when she calmed down. When they talked, he always used the Bible. In particular, he would turn to Ephesians 5:28-33 and ask her, â&#x20AC;&#x153;What do you think I can do differently so that you can have deep respect for me? And, what do you think you can do differently?â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;The first five years were really rough because the anger from my childhood kept seeping out. I acted out, and Rick used to call me his â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;little teenager.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; But eventually, I stopped fighting, and we solved our problems,â&#x20AC;? Sharon said. In time, Rick brought out the best in her. She became positive instead of negative, flexible instead of rigid, trusting instead of jealous and God-centered instead of self-centered. Then, after 32 years of marriage, Rick died unexpectedly in 2006. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was fortunate to have experienced true love, and it was Rickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love that gave me the strength to survive his loss. Now, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Rickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s voice that I hear that reminds me of who I am and what I can do,â&#x20AC;? Ward said.



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Readers provide remedies


o Readers: A recent discussion of nighttime leg cramps brought an avalanche of readers’ remedies, as it always does. I can’t submit all for publication, but I’ll try to include more throughout the year in future columns. I also cannot vouch for their effectiveness. I am sure they aren’t harmful. Try them if you wish.


A.S. says the use of an electric blanket stopped her cramps. Many readers suggest a teaspoon of apple-cider vinegar in the morning and again before going to bed. (It might wreak havoc on some people’s stomachs.) M.K. advises coenzyme Q-10 (found in drugstores and health-food stores). L.A. suggests putting on pure-wool socks before going to bed. W.Z. obtains total relief by abstaining from coffee and other caffeine-containing foods and drinks from noon on. Tums at bedtime works for M.B. and her husband. Tonic water is advised by a large number of readers. (Tonic water does contain quinine, which was a popular prevention until its over-the-counter sale was prohibited.) J.M. claims that pickle juice works. (Again, a word of caution to those with delicate stomachs.) N.H. says folic acid, a B vitamin, solved her cramping. Many suggest the very popular practice of putting a bar of soap between the sheets to eliminate nocturnal cramps. I have been aware of this















remedy for many years, but skepticism keeps me from suggesting it in spite of HEALTH widespread testimoniDr. Paul als for its Donohue efficacy. ■■■ Details vary. Some say any soap will do, wrapped or unwrapped. Others say laundry soap and not “wimpy, cosmetic soap” is the kind that works best. Where the soap is placed is another moot point. The most popular location is the foot of the bed. I am still a skeptic. Pinching the skin between the upper lip and the nose is a suggested way of promptly ending a cramp. I believe this does work. It works for me, anyway. Dear Dr. Donohue: When I read the letter of the 25-year-old man with undiagnosed chest pain, I thought of my brother, who died of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. He had the same symptoms and was in his mid-30s. He died suddenly of this. It took the medical examiner four months to determine the cause of death. The letter writer should be aware of this. – P.G. I’ll bet not more than five readers have ever heard of ARVD, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia. It’s being recognized with greater frequency. It’s the cause

of 10 percent of sudden deaths in those younger than 65. It’s a genetic disorder in which scarlike tissue and fat replace heart muscle in the right ventricle, the heart chamber that pumps blood to the lungs. It’s a stealthy illness with few symptoms. Nondescript chest pain, palpitations and fainting spells are warnings of it. Often, sudden death is the fate of undiagnosed cases. An EKG shows suggestive changes, and an echocardiogram (a soundwave picture of the heart) or an MRI scan provides substantial information. You’re right. The young letter writer ought to have his doctor consider this diagnosis. As it becomes better known, more people will be identified before the tragedy of an unexpected death occurs. Dear Dr. Donohue: Do arthritis and AIDS have the same symptoms? Is AIDS some kind of cancer? – Anon. AIDS is a viral infection with HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. It is not a cancer, but the disruption of the immune system makes some patients disposed to develop some cancers. Arthritis is an illness involving joints. There are many kinds of arthritis – rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and gout are a few examples. A few AIDS patients develop joint pains, but the majority do not. Arthritis and AIDS are two quite different illnesses.


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Pastor: ‘Obama threw me under the bus’ NEW YORK – The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama’s former pastor, said in a letter obtained by The Associated Press he is “toxic” to the Obama administration and that the president “threw me under the bus.” Wright told a group raising money for African relief that his pleas to release frozen funds for use in earthquake-ravaged Haiti would likely be ignored.

NYC car bomb suspect appears in court NEW YORK – The suspect in a botched car bombing in Times Square appeared in court Tuesday on terrorism and weapons charges for the first time since his arrest two weeks ago, muttering one word about an affidavit on his finances. Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistan-born U.S. citizen, said “yes” when asked to confirm the affidavit. Shahzad, 30, was led out court after a 10-minute hearing. He did not enter a plea to five felony charges. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS


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DETROIT (AP) – The family of a 7-year-old girl slain by a police bullet during a raid on their home filed state and federal lawsuits Tuesday against the department. Geoffrey Fieger, the attorney for the family of Aiyana Jones, said Detroit police had no legitimate reason to throw a flash grenade into the home of Aiyana Jones early Sunday.

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Country-style ribs Meat won’t get lost in the sauce BY J.M. HIRSCH AP FOOD EDITOR


he trick to great barbecued ribs is not letting the meat get lost in the sauce. So to keep the pork flavorful and moist – and to give it the substance to stand up to the sauce – I created a quick sweet and peppery brine from brown sugar, kosher salt, peppercorns and garlic powder. A quick – or not, depending on how much time you have – bath in the brine produces exceptionally tender, moist ribs. And to help the meat shine even more, I opted for country-style pork ribs, which are all meat and no bone. As for the barbecue sauce, there’s nothing wrong with using purchased. But it’s easy to make your own, which lets you tweak the flavors. I created a spicy Asian-influenced one for this recipe (it includes ginger, toasted sesame oil and hot sauce).

Brined and Grilled Country-Style Pork Ribs Start to finish: 1 hour 20 minutes (20 minutes active) Servings: 3 For the brine: 2 cups water 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup kosher salt 1 tablespoon whole peppercorns 1 teaspoon garlic powder 4 cups ice 1 1/4 pounds country-style pork ribs For the barbecue sauce: 6-ounce can tomato paste 1/4 cup packed brown sugar Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon ground dry ginger 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons water Sesame seeds

In a medium saucepan over mediumhigh, combine the water, brown sugar, salt, peppercorns and garlic powder. Bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar and salt have dissolved. Add the ice and stir until fully cooled. Transfer the brine to a large zip-close plastic bag. Add the ribs, seal the bag and refrigerate at least 1 hour, or up to 8 hours. Meanwhile, prepare the barbecue sauce. In a small bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, garlic powder, ginger, cumin, mustard powder, honey, sesame oil and water. When ready to grill, heat a grill to medium-high. Coat the grate with oil or cooking spray. Drain and discard the brine. Place the ribs on the grill. Brush the tops of the ribs with barbecue sauce, then cover the grill and cook for 5 minutes. Use tongs to flip the ribs, then brush the tops with additional barbecue sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for another 5 to 8 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted at the thickest part of a rib reads 160 degrees. Just before serving, sprinkle the ribs with sesame seeds.

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beautiful roast can turn a typical meal into a feast. But can it be part of a healthy diet? The answer is yes, when eaten in moderation and when you know how to shop for and prepare the right meat. No matter how you slice it, most meat is high in fat (especially the saturated kind). And as a rule of thumb, the more flavorful the cut, the higher the fat. Most markets post a chart with the nutrition facts for different cuts of meat, so start there. Also, rather than buying pricey “prime” grades of meat, which have the highest percentage of fat (about 35 to 45 percent by weight), choose cuts labeled “choice,” which are 15 to 35 percent fat. Even better, go for “select,” with 7 and 10 percent fat. Markets aren’t required to use these labels, so when in doubt, ask the butcher.

Leg of Lamb with Cherry and Port Wine Sauce Start to finish: 50 minutes (30 minutes active) Servings: 6 2-1/2 pound boneless, butt-end leg of lamb, trimmed of visible fat 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried 1/4 cup Port wine or red wine 1/2 cup dried cherries 3/4 cup cherry juice 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce, or more to taste Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Use the salt and pepper to season all sides of the lamb.

In a large, ovenproof skillet over medium, heat the oil. Add the lamb and cook until well browned on all sides, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Place the skillet in the oven and roast the lamb for 20 to 25 minutes, or until an instant thermometer inserted at the thickest part registers 145 degrees (for medium-rare). Transfer the lamb to a carving board and tent with foil to keep warm. Return the skillet to the stovetop over medium. Add the garlic and thyme and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the wine, scraping up the browned bits at the bottom of the pan. Stir in the cherries, cherry juice and chicken broth, then bring to a simmer. In a small bowl, stir together the cornstarch and water. Whisk into the cherry sauce and stir until thickened. Stir in the soy sauce, adding more to taste, if desired. Slice the lamb and transfer to a serving platter. Serve with the sauce.


The 4th Annual Designers Care Tag Sale, a fundraiser for Triad Health Project, will be held June 5-6 and June 12-13 at The Village at North Elm, 303-H Pisgah Church Road, Greensboro. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 5 and 12, and noon to 4 p.m. June 6 and 13. A grand opening gala and buyer preview – with appetizers, beer and wine being served – will be held June 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. The sale will feature hundreds of first-quality furniture pieces and accessories for the home which have been donated by a wide range of furniture manufacturers, showrooms, retailers and designers and priced significantly below wholesale. Admission to the sale is free, but buyer’s passes for the buyer preview are $35 apiece, $50 for a pair, and may be purchased in advance by contacting Triad Health Project at (336) 275-1654 or by visiting the THP offices at 801 Summit Ave. in Greensboro. Passes can also be purchased online at www. triadhealth Advance reservations are encouraged, but passes may also be purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit Triad Health Project, the Triad’s largest and oldest HIV/AIDS service organization. For more information, call THP at (336) 275-1654 or visit www. triadhealth





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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kyle Eastwood, 42; Grace Jones, 62; Pete Townshend, 65; Nora Ephron, 69 HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Remove yourself from any emotional situation you face this year before making a decision or taking action. It’s in your best interest to view what’s going on around you with discernment, especially when it comes to home, family or your community. Know what you want and work slowly toward your goals. Being productive will win in the end. Your numbers are 7, 12, 20, 28, 35, 37, 46 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Try new activities and hobbies and attend events that will introduce you to new people. You will discover a hidden skill or talent. The chance to make extra cash is apparent. ★★★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Problems at home or dealing with personal issues could end in an argument if you aren’t diplomatic. A mistake that disrupts your home and family will be costly. Deal with it quickly. ★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Added responsibilities may get you down but, in the long run, taking on a little more will bring you more. Use your energy wisely to accommodate what is asked of you. Love is apparent but can also cost you emotionally. ★★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You need a change. Look at your options and what’s available professionally. Someone you meet will have something to offer that will come in handy. You can surprise people and move ahead with your plans. ★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t miss out because of an emotional tie to someone who is jealous or threatened by your interests. Stop second-guessing your next move. Look out for yourself and don’t worry about what everyone else is doing. ★★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your plans a secret. You should catch everyone off guard in order to make the biggest impact. Travel, learning and altering your philosophy or lifestyle will help you open doors, bringing you greater freedom. Don’t leave anything to chance. ★★★★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Focus on others. Trying to deal with personal issues will only cause more problems. You can make some changes to your home that will provide you with more comfort. It’s time to meet new people and visit new places. ★★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Someone may try to set you up for a fall. An emotional matter is likely to cause upset at home. Make sure everyone is being honest about how they feel, including you. Finish what you start and no one will be able to complain. ★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your past achievements will help you grab the attention of someone who can help. You must not take on responsibilities that will cut into your time or stand in the way of your own success. Love is on the rise. ★★★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t leave anything undone if you want to control matters. There is money to be made if you are strict about how you handle your cash. Changes at home will add to your assets. Love is on the rise and a romantic evening should be your intent. ★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take a long hard look at what’s behind you and what’s ahead. You may have to make some tough choices. Love is apparent – if you are single, get out and socialize. Or, make plans with that special someone in your life. ★★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t make promises you cannot keep. A change in your living arrangements may take you by surprise but, in the end, will be better for you. Reconnecting with someone from your past may be difficult but will be worth your while. ★★★





“Beating Minnie requires a whole new approach to dummy play,” Cy the Cynic told me. Minnie Bottoms, my club’s senior member, wears old bifocals that make her mix up kings and jacks, often to her opponents’ dismay. Cy was today’s North, and when West led the seven of hearts against 3NT, Minnie, East, played the jack! “She thought it was the king,” Cy grinned. South took his queen and let the nine of diamonds ride, but Minnie won and led the king of hearts. West was quick to overtake and cash three more hearts.

PLAY LOW “South goofed,” the Cynic said. “Against Minnie, he must lead a LOW diamond to the queen. If Minnie thinks her king is the jack, she’ll play low, and declarer has nine tricks.” Cy may be underestimating Minnie. Her play of the jack of hearts was correct. East can tell that South has one heart higher than the seven. If it’s the ace, 3NT is unbeatable: South will hold up his ace, and West can’t have a side entry. East must hope West has A-10-8-7-2.

DAILY QUESTION You hold: S Q 10 8 7 3 H K J D K 5 2 C 10 7 5. Your partner opens one heart, you respond one spade, he bids two diamonds and you return to two hearts. Partner next bids three diamonds. What do you say? ANSWER: Your partner wouldn’t have disturbed the two-heart contract unless he was still interested in game. Your bid of two hearts showed at most nine points, hence your hand is a super-maximum. Jump to four hearts. Your partner may hold 2, A Q 10 7 6, Q J 10 7 6, A Q. South dealer Both sides vulnerable


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

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Shuler Meats is seeking route drivers. CDL-A & heavy lifting req’d. Early start. Must have clean, neat appearance. Benefit package available w/ insurance & 401k. Apply in person 124 Shuler Rd. Thomasville 27360 Small Trucking Comp. looking for OTR Drivers. At least 2 yrs. exp. 336-688-3447





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The undersigned, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Billy Wayne Barnes, deceased, late a resident of Guilford County, North Carolina, hereby notifies all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the above named decedent that they are required to present them to either undersigned before July 28, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. An yone ind ebted to said estate should make immediate payment to either undersigned. This the day 28th day of April, 2010. Linda C. Alexander Post Office Box 5505 Greensboro, NC 27435-5505 Jeffrey S. Iddings, Attorney P. O. Box 5505 Greensboro, 27435-5505



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A Public Workshop will be held at the Airport Marriott on May 25, 2010, 5:30-8:00 p.m. to provide information related to the 2010 Draft Airport Master Plan Update for the Piedmont Triad International Airport. Doors for the workshop will open at 5:30 p.m. Master Plan consultants will be available to answer questions. The public will have an opportunity to make written comment on the Draft Master Plan Update at the workshop. The Draft Airport Master Plan Update will be presented to the Airport Authority at its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. May 25, 2010, in the Airport Authority Board Room, at the Airport Terminal Building. The public may review the Draft Master Plan Update after May 25, 2010, at or at the Airport Authority Offices in the terminal building, the High Point, Greensboro Central or Forsyth County Libraries, the High Point, Greensboro or Guilford County Manager’s Offices, or the Kernersville Town Hall. In addition to the opportunity to make written comments at the Workshop, the public will have opportunity to comment on the Draft Master Plan Update through the website, at the Airport Authority meeting on June 22, 2010, or by mailing comments to Draft Master Plan Update c/o the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, PO Box 35445 Greensboro, NC 27425. All comments must be received by midnight July 13, 2010.

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Parents Wanted Parents needed for Therapeutic Foster Care. Extensive training required. Information meeting on Saturday May 22 at 11:00 a.m. at the Oakview Recreation Center in High Point. Contact Courtney Dabney of Children’s Home Society at 1-800-6321400, x 353.



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ASSEMBLY OPERATORS $10.00 HOUR Local company in Greensboro seeking assembly operators. Must have a minimum of 2 yrs. Assembly experience. Drug and background screening plus ruler test required. Must be able to train on 1st and move to 2nd shift. Applications will be accepted on Wed. 5/19 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Class A CDL Drivers 2 Yrs Tractor/Trailer Experience Required, Fulltime, part-time, casual, & retirees welcome. WE HAVE IT ALL! You can work 1 day per wk, 2 days per wk, or just weekends. Whatever your schedule will allow. Local-Home Every night ($500-$600 take home), Regional-1-2 nights ($650$750 take home), OTR-3-4 nights out ($800-$900 take home), Excellent Benefits-401K-Paid Vacation-Paid Holidays Non-Forced Dispatch 90% No Touch Freight. 336-315-9161


● Regional Runs ● $0.95/Mile + Fuel Surcharge ●Stable Customer Base Tractor Requirements 2000 & Newer Must Pass Inspection LLC Code required Driver Requirements Min 1 year tractortrailer exp, CDL-A, & clean driving & criminal records 1-800-322-5632 x 6008 KEYSTONE FREIGHT Greensboro, NC EOE M/F SALEM CARRIERS Currently Seeking Teams For Dedicated Customer Husband & Wife Teams Welcome Safety Bonus CDL-A with Hazmat 24 months Exp. Req’d Excellent Benefits Including MedicalDental-Life Call 1-800-709-2536 EOE

High-end mfg. of traditional & contemporary furniture needs experienced high-end upholstery sewer. Must be exp. in all aspects of sewing operation. Immediate opening with benefits including health, dental, vision & 401K. Apply in person to Tomlinson/Erwin-Lambeth Inc., 201 East Holly Hill Rd., Thomasville, NC PEARSON needs Cushion Fill Lead w/min 1 yr exp hand & mch stuffing. Duties incl webbing frames & assembling marshall units. Req exc record & pass screenings. A p p l y o n l i n e www.furniturebrand s . c o m / c a r e e r s EOE M/F/D/V Make your classified ads work harder for you with features like Bolding, Ad Borders & eye-catching graphics

Supervisor Position available for Custom Wood Shop. Must have Auto CAD and CNC Router experience. Applicant must be able to provide references. Apply in person at 1309 Dorris Ave., High Point Warehouse Manager, experience with handling Upholstery and Case goods req’d. Inven tory con trol and organization with leadership experience needed. Reply in confidence to box 994, C/O High Point Enterprise, PO Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261


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Britthaven Of Davidson has the following positions available: Staff Development Coordinator Must be an approved Registered Nurse. Must have experience in health related facility, experience in supervision and principles. Candidate must also possess skills in leadership & communication. Please apply in person at Britthaven of Davidson 706 Pineywood Rd. Thomasville AAE/EOE/Drugfree Workplace.



Britthaven Of Davidson has the following positions available: Full Time RN or LPN, Full Time Treatment Nurse Please apply in person at Britthaven of Davidson 706 Pineywood Rd. Thomasville AAE/EOE/Drugfree Workplace. Custodial/Janitorial YMCA is looking for 2 i m m e d i a t e P T openings for 20hrs a week. Please get an application at www.grubbfamilyymc or call 861-7788


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We have more leads than we can possible handle. If you’ve sold home improvements, or any other big ticket item, in the home, we want you. $8-20K PER MO. Travel Salary + Comm. + Bonus! with a min of 2yrs. in home sales exp. Must be willing to travel f/t in and out of state.Run preapproved, TV and internet leads. They Call us. No Cold Calling. No telemarketing leads. 1-800-7060907 ext. 3101


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Vinyl Siding Helpers needed, experience preferred. Call 336442-3790

Exercise Instuctor YMCA is looking for nationally accredited group exercise instructors and personal trainers to train members and t e a c h c l a s s e s including: Cardio, Kickboxing, Strength, & Yoga. Please get an application at www.grubbfamilyymc Call Meredith Morgan at 861-7788 Local Baptist Church seeking Pianist. Please respond to: PO Box 882, Randleman, NC 27317 Maid-Housecleaning Jobs for honest, mature, hardworking women. Weekday hours. Comp. includes base pay, car allowance, bonus, & tips. Apply 131 W. Parris Ave., Ste. #14, High Point. NOW accepting applications for F/T P/T. Salary plus commission positions available for Sales Associates. Requires: HS diploma or GED, customer service skills, bondable, reliable transportation. Spanish speaking a plus. Hiring for for both locations. Apply to First National Pawn, 110 East Fairfield or Pawnway, 1185 E. Lexington Ave. Call (336) 4347296 or (336) 8837296. Adult Entertainers $150 per hr + tips. No exp. necessary. Call 441-4099 ext. 5 MAKE Extra $$ Sell Avon to family, friends & work 9084002 Independent Rep.

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Adale nice 2BR, 1BA Apt., W/D connect., Stove & Refridg. $450. mo., + $450. dep. 431-2346 APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR RENT. (336)884-1603 for info.

★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Quality 1 & 2 BR Apts for Rent Starting @ $395 Southgate Garden & Piedmont Trace Apartments (336) 476-5900 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Hurry! Going Fast. No Security Deposit (336)869-6011 T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080. WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052. WOW Spring Special! 2br $395 remodeled $99dep-sect. 8 no dep E. Commerce 988-9589


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1BR Cottage , furn.+ utilities, cable, use of W/D, ref. req’d, wkly rent + dep. 476-3236 3 ROOM APARTMENT partly furnished. 476-5530 431-3483 Furn. 3rm upstairs Apt. includes Utilities & cable. T-ville area. $125/week Call 4761439 after 6pm


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1 & 2 BR, Applis, AC, Clean, Good Loc. $390-$460 431-9478 1br Archdale $395 Lg BR, A-dale $405 Daycare $3200 L&J Prop 434-2736 2 & 3 BR Apartments for rent in High Point. Call about Spring Specials. Call 336307-0516 or 336289-6127 2BR, 1 1 ⁄2 B A Apt. T’ville Cab. Tv $450 mo. 336-561-6631


Freelance Artist must h a v e A d o b e Illustrator, design for auto racing, Call 4912500

714-A Verta Ave. Archdale 1BR/1BA Stove, refrig., w/d conn. $350/mo. + dep. Call 474-0058

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Emerywood Area. 1BR Cottage, Cable & Wireless Internet, $700. 1BR Condo @ Hillcrest Manor, $600. No Lease, Ref & Dep Required. 8864773 or 886-3179


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104 Hasty School Rd. REDUCED $695. 3BR, 2B A, Hasty School. Will Not Last Long. Town & Country Realty 336-472-5588

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1,000 sq. ft retail space near new 85. Reasonable rent & terms. Phone day or night 336-625-6076. 2800 sf Wrhs $650 10,000 sqft $1600 T-ville 336-362-2119

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Great Small Investment. Corner of 1501 English Rd. and Phillips Ave. Currently leased for Church use, very clean. New Heat. Parking. $390 per mo. $4680. per year. Good tenant. Priced for great return at $38,500. Henry Shavitz Realty 882-8111 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.



across from Outback, 1200-4000 sq. ft. D.G. Real-Estate Inc 336-841-7104 Off/ Retail/ Shop/Manu f a c / C h u r c h . $425/mo. 431-7716 Very nice 1000 sq. ft in small center off S. Main. Good parking. Reasonable rent & terms. Phone day or night 336-625-6076

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205 Nighthawk Pl ........... $895 5056 Bartholomew’s.... $900

3 Bedrooms 201 Murray St ................. $375 704 E. Kearns St ............ $450 500 Woodrow Ave ......... $500 302 Ridgecrest .............. $575 504 Steele St.................. $600 1200 Wynnewood .........$1400 Call About Rent Specials Fowler & Fowler 883-1333

2BR House, NO PETS u n l e s s g i v e n permission. Central H/A, gas water heater, $475. mo., + $475. sec. dep. 731 Hendrix St. 434-2175 306 Woodbury-2br 901 Meredith-2br 883-9602

$365/mth 1BR, garage, fenced yd, carpet, no appliances, no pets! 880- 7670 808 Winslow St. 3Bedroom, 1 1⁄ 2 Bath, 1906 Arden Pl. $600. + Dep. 989-2434 before 7pm

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4 BEDROOMS 112 White Oak.........$1195 622 Dogwood ........ $850 507 Prospect ......... $500 3 BEDROOMS 1209 N. Rotary ...... $1500 2457 Ingleside........$1100 202 James Crossing........... $895

1000 Ruskin............ $895 1312 Granada ......... $895 811 Forrest.............. $695 3203 Waterford.......$795 222 Montlieu .......... $625 1700-F N.hamilton ... $625

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502 Everett ............ $450 328 Walker............. $425 322 Walker............. $425 914 Putnam............ $399 2 BEDROOM 2640 2D Ingleside $695

1720 Beaucrest .......$675 1048 Oakview......... $650 1112 Trinity Rd. ........ $550 213 W. State........... $550 503 Monnell ........... $550 101 #6 Oxford Pl ..... $535 1540 Beaucrest ...... $525 1501 Franklin........... $500 1420 Madison......... $500 204 Prospect ......... $500 920 Westbrook ...... $495 201 Charles .............$475 905 Old Tville Rd .... $450 1101 Pegram ........... $450 215 Friendly ............ $450 1198 Day................. $450 1707 W. Rotary ....... $450 111 Chestnut ........... $450 700-B Chandler...... $425 12 June................... $425 205-A Tyson Ct...... $425 1501-B Carolina ...... $425 1100 Wayside ......... $400 324 Walker............. $400 713-B Chandler ...... $399 622-B Hendrix........ $395 204 Hoskins ........... $395 2903-A Esco .......... $395 1704 Whitehall ........ $385 609-A Memorial Pk ..$375

601-B Everett ..........$375 2306-A Little ...........$375 501 Richardson .......$375 1703-B Rotary..............$375 113 Robbins..................$350


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4 BEDROOMS 2003 Almina ............$575

3 BEDROOMS 503 Pomeroy ..............$480 2418 Dane ...................$600 1442 N. Hamilton ............................... $385 519 B W. Ward ....... $320 310 Oakview................$525 1614 N. Hamilton .........$325 406 Summitt................$750 523 Guilford.................$450 1705 Worth............. $598 2823 Craig Point ........$550

1009 True Lane ...........$450 1015 True Lane............$450 100 Lawndale ..............$450 3228 Wellingford ....... $450

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

2 BEDROOMS 511 E. Fairfield ..............$398 515 E. Fairfield .............$398 900 A S. Elm ...............$300 1605 & 1613 Fowler ..... $400

612 A Chandler ...........$335 804 Winslow .......... $335 1500-B Hobart.............$298 2709 E. Kivett......... $398 824-H Old Winston Rd .......................... $550 706-C Railroad ............$345 231 Crestwood............$425 1423 Cook ...................$420 305-A Phillips...............$300 304-B Phillips...............$300 1101 Carter St...............$350 705-B Chestnut...........$390 215-G Dorothy........ $360

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

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

SECTION 8 2600 Holleman....... $398 1423 Cook St.......... $420 614 Everette ........... $498 1106 Grace ............. $425 406 Greer .............. $325

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1227 Redding...............$350 406 Kennedy...............$350 311-B Chestnut............$350 1516-B Oneka..............$350 309-B Griffin ................$335 815 Worth............... $325

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4703 Alford ............ $325 301 Park ................. $300 313-B Barker .......... $300 1116-B Grace .......... $295 1715-A Leonard ...... $285 1517 Olivia............... $280 1515 Olivia............... $280 1 BEDROOM 1123-C Adams ........ $450 1107-B Robin Hood........ $425 1107-C Robin Hood . $425

620-A Scientific .......$375 508 Jeanette...........$375 1119-A English......... $350 910 Proctor............. $325 305 E. Guilford ........$275 309-B Chestnut ......$275 502-B Coltrane .......$270 1317-A Tipton.......... $235 CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111 Ads that work!!

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4 BEDROOMS 634 Park ........................$600 3 BEDROOMS 317 Washboard .............. $950 603 Denny...................... $675 405 Moore ..................... $640 1014 Grace ..................... $575 281 Dorothy.................... $550 116 Dorothy .................... $550 1414 Madison ................. $525 1439 Madison................. $495 5496 Uwharrie #2 .......... $475 1801 Tower ..................... $450 920 Forest ..................... $450 326 Pickett..................... $450 1217 Cecil ....................... $425 1728 Brooks ................... $395 1317 Franklin ................... $375 1711 Edmondson............. $350 2 BEDROOMS 1100 Westbrook.............. $650 3911 D Archdale.............. $600 208 Liberty ..................... $550 110 Terrace Trace........... $495 285 Dorothy ................... $500 532 Roy ......................... $495 1806 Welborn ................. $495 8798 US 311 #2............... $495 1037 Old T-ville ............... $495 1765 Tabernacle............. $475 610 Hedrik ...................... $460 302 Avery....................... $450 5653 Albertson .............. $450 330 Hodgin .................... $450 410 Friddle...................... $435 1303 West Green ............$410 215-B W. Colonial........... $400 600 WIllowbar ................ $400 1035 B Pegram .............. $395 311-F Kendall .................. $395 304-A Kersey................. $395 412 N. Centennial........... $385 1401 Bradshaw............... $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 1429 E Commerce ......... $375 517 Lawndale ................. $375 210 Kenliworth................ $350 802 Barbee .................... $350 606 Wesley.................... $325 1223 B Franklin............... $295 1730 B Brooks ................ $295 1 BEDROOMS 1307 B Furlough ............. $350 313 B Kersey .................. $340 203 Baker ...................... $325 205 A Taylor................... $285 1007 A Park .................... $250 117 N Hoskins ................. $200

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3762 Pineview ........... $500 607 Hedrick .............. $325 142 Kenilworth........... $550 2415A Francis......... $500

706 Kennedy.......... $350 2604 Triangle Lake ........ $350 Scientific................. $395 Woodside Apts.............. $450 1310 C Eaton Pl .............. $450 3016-A Sherrill................ $375



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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE By authority contained in the certain deed of trust executed by Nondearth, LLC (“Grantor“), and recorded on April 20, 2006 in Book 6516, Page 1199 of the Guilford County Public Registry (“Deed of Trust“); that certain Substitution of Trustee recorded on March 19, 2010, in Book 7108, Page 1277, of the Guilford County Public Registry; by that Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Guilford County entered on May 4, 2010, following a hearing pursuant to the provisions of Article 2A of Chapter 45 of the North Carolina General Statutes; and at the demand of the holder of the Deed of Trust (“Holder“) due to a default in the payment of indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale to the highest bidder at public auction at the courthouse door of Guilford County Courthouse, 201 South Eugene Street, Greensboro, North Carolina, on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. the real estate located in Guilford County, North Carolina being more particularly described as follows (the “Property“): Lot 28 of Cedar Chase Subdivision, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 152, Page 76, G u i l ford County Registry, together with an easem e n t over that property designated as the “Off-site Septic Easement for Lot 28“ and the easement identified on said plat designating an access b e t ween such Lot 28 and its Off-site Septic Easement for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a septic system for such Lot 28. The record owner(s) of the Property as reflected in the records of the Guilford County Public Registry not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is/are: Nondearth, LLC. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes 45-21.8, the sale of the Property may be made by whole or by tract in the discretion of the Substitute Trustee. Further, the Substitute Trustee may offer for sale any and all personal property as permitted by the Deed of Trust in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes 25-9604, 25-9-610, and 25-9-611, in whole, as individual items, or together with the Property as the Substitute Trustee determines is appropriate in the Substitute Trustee’s sole discretion. This notice is intended to comply with the requirements of North Carolina General Statutes 25-9-607 and 25-9-613 providing for the disposition of personal property in connection with a foreclosure of real property. Grantor is entitled to and may request an accounting of the unpaid indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust. The highest bidder at the sale may be required to make a cash deposit with the Substitute Trustee of up to five (5%) percent of the bid, or $750.00, whichever is greater, at the time the bid is accepted. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the remaining balance of the successful bid amount in cash or certified funds at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to such bidder, or attempts to deliver to such bidder, a deed for the Property. Should such successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the successful bid at that time, that bidder shall remain liable on the bid as provided by North Carolina General Statutes 45-21.30. The Property is being sold subject to all prior and superior deeds of trust, liens, unpaid taxes, restrictions, easements, assessments, leases, and other matters, if any, which, as a matter of law, survive the foreclosure of the Deed of Trust, provided that the inclusion of this clause in this Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate shall not be deemed to validate or otherwise give effect to any such matter or other right which, as a matter of law, does not survive the foreclosure of the Deed of Trust. The Property is being sold “AS IS, WHERE IS.“ Neither the Substitute Trustee, Holder, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees or authorized agents or representatives of either Substitute Trustee or Holder make any warranty relating to title, possession, quiet enjoyment, or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the Property and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such conditions are expressly disclaimed. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the Property is sold. Any person who occupies the Property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving this Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The sale will be reported to the Court and will r e main open for advance or upset bids for a per i o d of ten (10) days. If no advance bids are filed w i t h the Clerk of Court, the sale will be confirmed. This the 4th day of May, 2010. Jessica B. Cox, Esq. Substitute Trustee P.O. Box 2888 Greensboro, NC 27402 Phone: (336) 271-5249 Fax: (336) 274-6590


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A new mattress set T$99 F$109 Q$122 K$191. Can Del. 336-992-0025 Left over Carpet and laminate from large job. Call Allison 336-978-6342



New Amplifier, Marine Radio, Dishwasher, Generator, Used 2 couches, Refrig. & Stove. Call 475-2613


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BUYING ANTIQUES Collectibles, Coins, 239-7487 / 472-6910 Looking to purchase Lift Chair for medical purposes. Call 336885-8685 or 843222-3276 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds

Free Kitten to a good home, 8 wks old, 3 Calico, 2 Black/White, 1 Black, white stripe. Call 861-1100


2 Plots Floral Garden Cemetery, section W, $4000. Call 336-9631063/ 336-964-1522 One Cemetery Plot for sale at Holly Hill will nego tiate co st. Call 704-233-5274 SINGLE CEMETERY PLOT IN FLORAL GARDEN, VALUE $3200, SELLING FOR $2500. 697-9780

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Electronic Equipment/ Computers Complete Dell Windows 7 System $275. Call 491-9018






2 Piece Sofa & Love Seat. $150 for all. Excellent condition. Call 336-886-8602


1 AKC Male Yorkie gonna be silver, $600. 10 wks old. 476-9591

End Tables $40 for The set Excellent condition. Call 336-886-8602


AKC and CKC bloodlines Pomeranian and Chihuahua $100. and up. 336-905-5365

Leather Sofa & Love Seat. $300 for all Excellent condition. Call 336-886-8602

T-ville3br, 1.5ba, appls incl, circle drive, deck w/hot tub, fenced, wooded,schools. $115K call 687-2293

Blonde and black part Golden Retriever and part Lab, 8 weeks old, dewormed, $50. each. Call 431-4842

Queen Sized Bedroom Suite. Price Neg. Excellent condition. Call 336-8868602

beautiful condition, 5 rooms, 1 bath, central a/c, near Westchester and Main, 1911 Waldo Ave

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BERNIE’S BERRIES & PRODUCE You Pick We Pick. 5421 Groomtown Rd, 852-1594 Mon-Sat 7am-7pm

24 Oak Meadow Lane T-ville, large corner lot, 3BR, 2BA, 1250 sq. ft., 2 car garage, large front porch and back deck, all kitchen appliances and window treatments remain, $110,000. Call 476-5932 / 230-7010

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

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

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the certain Deed of Trust executed by Javed Choudhry and Saima Tabassum to Harold W. Beavers, recorded in Deed Book 6712, Page 57, in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Guilford County, securing the payment of indebtedness to Cecil S. Little , and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court, Guilford County, North Carolina, in a pending special proceeding, File No. 10 SP 1724, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash on May 26, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. at the Eugene Street Entrance (west), upper ground level of the Guilford County Courthouse, Greensboro, North Carolina, a tract or parcel of land together with all improvements erected on the property (exclusive of personal property) located in Guilford County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:

Pets - Free

Free beautiful kittens to a good home, 3-4 months old. Call after 12pm, 336-883-4868

Lawn Care

C & C Lawn Care. Mow, trim, aerate, fert., etc. Res & comm. 434-6924

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Yorkshire Terrier AKC She’s so Fantastic, Cute, $550. Cash Call 336-431-9848

Computer Repair

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


Yorkshire Terrier AKC Pup A great little guy looking for love. $450. Cash. 336-431-9848

Will care for Assisted livi ng, Apar tment in private home in Trinity, Call 431-0249


Craven-Johnson Pollock 615 N. Hamilton St. 884-4555

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CKC sm. Chihuahua puppies, 1st shots and dewor med. 2F, 1M, $400. 861-1963

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MB Condo, 2BR, 2BA, Pool, Oceanview, $600. Wk 869-8668


Chihuahua pups f, 1Fchocolate mix, 1Mblack and tan, $100. 336-307-8538

N. Myrtle Beach, Shore Dr area. 2 BR, 2 BA. Ocean view condo. Weeks ava. 336-476-8662

2915 Central Av ..........$475



Myrtle Beach Condo. 2BR/2BA, Beach Front, EC. 887-4000

3 BEDROOMS 3628 Hickswood ............ $995 2449 Cypress................. $975 426 Habersham ............. $495 1310 Boundary................ $425 2603 Ty Cir..................... $600 508 C Lake .................... $625 125 Thomas.................... $625 127 Thomas.................... $625 2013 Wesley .................. $425

2270 T-ville 627 Knollwood Dr., 2BR house w/ heat pump-CA, No pets, $475. mo, 4724710

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07 HONDA ACCORD Cleanest in Guilford Co. 1 owner, 36k mi. Like new $15,995. 336 687 8111 to see this pampered car 07 Kia Optima LX, Lt. Almond, 4 cyclinder, auto, 5 spd, 13k miles, ex. cond., 1 owner, AM/FM Cd, Pwr windows, locks, cruise control, 24 mi le city, 34 miles Hwy., warranty, $10,500. Call 8231234 or 476-1904 91 Cadillac Seville White, 127k, Remote Entry. GC. $2,499. Call 336-870-3255 Cad illiac S edan Deville, 01, wife’s car, looks new, loaded, $7995. 889-2692/ 906-4064 AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338

Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Javed Choudhry and Saima Tabassum to Harold W. Beavers, Trustee which was dated April, 24, 2007 and recorded on April 25, 2007 in Deed Book 6712, at Page 57, Guilford County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the Note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on May 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Guilford County, North Carolina, to wit: ALL OF LOT 52, MAP 4, IN THE SUBDIVISION KNOWN AS WESTON AT FRIENDLY ACRES, A PLAT OF WHICH IS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF GUILFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. Being the same property conveyed to Saima Tabassum by deed dated January 20, 2004 , and found on record in Deed Book 6020, Page 1278, in the Office of the Guilford County Recorder. Save and except any releases, deeds of release, or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 7 Westmont Court, Greensboro, North Carolina 27407. Third-Party purchasers must pay the excise tax, and the court costs of forty-five cents (45¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of sale. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him or her a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he or she shall remain liable on his or her bid as provided for in North Carolina General Statutes 45-21.30(d) and (e). If the highest bidder fails to make the required deposit, the Substitute Trustee may at the same time and place immediately reoffer the property for sale. The sale will be held open bids as required by law. of the statutory upset amounts are immediately due

ten (10) days for upset Following the expiration period, all remaining and owing.

Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner of the property is Javed Choudhry and Saima Tabassum. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. This 28th day of April, 2010. Jennifer L. Vaden, Substitute Trustee, 330 S. Greene Street, Suite 300, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, Telephone: (336) 275-9910; Facsimile: (336) 2758797.

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



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


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2 008 Kawa saki 900 Vulcan, Classic LT. Fully Dressed. Garage Kept, 6K mi. $5,500. Call 336-848-8036

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98 Kawasaki Vulcan. 1500cc, 15k mi. Black. Lots of Chrome. $4800. 859-0689 EC

08 Harley Electra Glide, Rush pipes, remo vable ba ckrest, radio, 8k mi., $15,800., 509-3783

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07 Boulevard Suzuki, blac k, all tr immings and cover. 2600 mi., $7000. 475-3537

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’01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $52,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891 94’ Camper, new tires, water heater, & hookup. Good cond., sleeps 7, $6,200. Call 301-2789





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20ft Enclosed Trailer, Diamond Cargo, Exc Cond. 8ft Tall. $4,650 Call 336-870-3255

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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 for more details or call 336-201-3943. Shown by appointment only. $389,900.00

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

2300 + Square Foot, 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Living Room, Dining Room, Eat-in Kitchen, Laundry Room, Gas Heat with a/c, completely remodeled, large backyard, $98,900

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Post 87 eager for next step T

he American Legion Baseball Post 87 squad tasted unprecedented success last summer. A crushing end to the Junior HiToms’ season left the players hungry for more. “We have guys back on the team from last year and we were very successful last year,” Post 87 coach Rob Shore said. “It was a very tough way to end our season – one game away from the state championship series – and some of the guys are really eager to get back in that position.” Shore’s team actually led Mooresville two games to none before dropping three straight in the best-of-five Area IV quarterfinal series. Both semifinalists advance to the state finale. Mooresville went on to finish third overall. That came as small consolation to Post 87, which finished at 25-12 overall. The Junior HiToms, set to open the season Thursday at MocksvilleDavie, figure to contend once again with an impressive array of pitchers and some new talent in the lineup. Several of the top returning players lead the pitching staff. Former High Point Christian Academy standout Conner Scarborough is finishing up his freshman year throwing for Gardner-Webb. The righthander figures to be Post 87’s most experienced arm. Charlotte-bound Brock Hudgens, from Southwest Guilford, is another top-flight pitcher, with former Ragsdale standout David Coffey back from college after a year as a student at North Carolina. High Point Christian’s Andrew Barnett also returns as a key starter. Among the newcomers to the Legion team are Ragsdale stars DeSean Anderson and Ben Fultz. Anderson will play for South Carolina next year – depending on how things go with the major league draft this summer – and Fultz is headed to East Carolina’s strong program. Their decision to patrol the outfield at Finch Field this summer is huge, Shore said. “One of the tough things is that we’re battling showcase and other types of travel ball,” the coach explained. “Last year we were able to get a lot of players we weren’t able to get in the past, and the quality of players we’re able to get back out this year is the same. The more successful you are – the more consistent you are being successful – kids are going

to hear about it and want to play for that program.” Shore added that another plus is the support he gets from ThomasSPORTS ville HiToms president Greg Steve Suire, who is Hanf always quick ■■■ to welcome former Post 87 standouts back for the summer college circuit. Ledford’s Murray White IV and Trinity’s Matt Dillon are two former Legion stars who will play for the Coastal Plain League’s HiToms this year. Post 87 also welcomes back High Point Christian’s Kevin Sanders, who played for Guilford Tech in the spring; fourth-year player Cameron Hendrix, who just finished helping Wesleyan Christian Academy win a state championship; and Ragsdale’s Mike Whited, headed to Catawba’s diamond next year. Shore, who coaches Trinity High School, will see other familiar faces coming up from the junior Legion program. That group includes Houston Ison of High Point Central, Aaron Blackman of South Davidson and Justin Morrison of High Point Christian. Ragsdale will provide a few more new faces in Tyler Southcott and Kyle Morrison, with other HPCA players Taylor Bergsma and Joseph Powell also joining the group. Former Cougar Huston Harrington – now at Greensboro Day – is out this year, along with Southwest Guilford star Cal Sutphin and Ledford’s Victor Zecca. “Like any Legion program, you’ve got kids from all over who kind of know each other and have heard of each other, but they haven’t really played together,” said Shore, who will be assisted this season by Trinity softball coach David House – a former East Davidson baseball standout. “We have a good group of guys who can mesh together. “I feel great about our pitching and I feel like we can be very dominant at the top of the lineup,” Shore continued. “We just need to find some key guys to fill into the lineup, and I like that. That creates competition, makes everybody work harder.” With just a little more hard work, perhaps Post 87 can clear that final hurdle into the state tournament. | 888-3526




ow good is Mariano Rivera? Well, the Yankee closer tied a major-league record by converting 51 consecutive save chances at home and nobody really talked about it until the streak was snapped. People expect Rivera to slam the door every time he enters a game, and the Yankee relief ace almost never disappoints. That’s what made Sunday’s blown save by Big Mo so unusual. He allowed a grand slam to the Twins’ Jason Kubel with two outs in the eighth inning of Minnesota’s 6-3 victory.

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Red-letter day Cincinnati’s Joey Votto (center) is mobbed by teammates after driving in the game-winning run off Milwaukee relief pitcher Trevor Hoffman in the bottom of the ninth inning on Tuesday. The Reds won 5-0. See baseball roundup on 3D.

Judge dismisses Mayfield’s lawsuit against NASCAR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Jeremy Mayfield’s lawsuit against NASCAR, a ruling that presumably ends the yearlong saga surrounding the first Sprint Cup driver suspended for failing a random drug test. U.S. District Judge Graham Mullen in Charlotte ruled that Mayfield had twice waived his rights to pursue any claims against NASCAR when he signed documents both as a driver and as an owner to participate in the stock car series. “Plaintiffs thereby waived their right to pursue their claims for defamation, unfair and deceptive trade

practices, breach of contract, and negligence,” Mullen wrote in his decision. “Plaintiffs’ claims are hereby dismissed.” Mayfield’s wife, Shana, said the couple had no comment on the ruling, which can be appealed. She said attorney Mark Geragos would speak on their behalf. Geragos’ voice mailbox was full, and he did not immediately respond to an e-mail request for comment. Mayfield was suspended last May 9 for failing a random drug test. NASCAR later said the driver tested positive for methamphetamines, a claim Mayfield has consistently denied.


HIGH POINT – High Point University men’s basketball will have a new assistant coach among its staff in addition to seven new players next season. Head coach Scott Cherry is seeking a replacement for Wes Miller, whom Cherry brought in after getting the HPU job last year. Miller is expected to become an assistant at UNC Greensboro. “It is something that’s not unusual for young coaches in this business,” Cherry said. “It was a bit of a surprise because he interviewed and hadn’t heard anything for a couple of weeks, so I thought that he probably wasn’t going to get the job. But then he came in one day and said he was going to take it. He thought it was best for him at this time. I wish him well.” Miller’s season at HPU was his second in coaching. He graduated from UNC in 2007 after playing three seasons for the Tar Heels, played one season on the professional level and

served as an assistant at Elon during the 2008-09 campaign. Miller worked with the guards and was in charge of the team’s equipment and uniforms in addition to the duties he shared with the other assistant coaches. Cherry said he wouldn’t necessarily hire someone that would have responsibility for working with the guards. “That will depend on who we hire,” Cherry said. “I want to get the best person I can. If we get someone who has experience working with big men then I can shift coach (Mike) Balado over to the guards because he has experience doing that.” Cherry hopes to hire a replacement before his five returning players return for the start of the first session of summer school on June 1. “I want to hire someone quickly but not so fast that I don’t get the right person,” Cherry said. “The fiscal year also June 1 so it would be good timing to get someone by then.” | 888-3556




It marked Rivera’s first blown save of the season. He had not allowed any runs in 11 innings of work prior to Sunday. Don’t look for Rivera to falter again any time soon. He entered the week with 533 career saves and the 40-year-old has converted an amazing 89.7 percent of his career save opportunities. He’s only surrendered four grand slams and 60 home runs total in 1,101 innings. Allowing one homer every 18.35 innings is a

pretty good way to keep those big innings to a minimum. I’m not sure we appreciate just how good Rivera has been, or how long he’s maintained that high level. He’s so consistently excellent we tend to take his greatness for granted. That too bad, because once he retires, it’s doubtful we’ll ever see a closer of his caliber again.



As for that Carlos Zambranoto-the-bullpen experiment, the Chicago Cubs are saying: “Never mind.” Having failed to fix the team’s eighth-inning relief woes or to improve his own performance during his three weeks in the bullpen, the $91.5 million right-hander is returning to the rotation. “We took a chance that we needed to take,” manager Lou Piniella said before Tuesday night’s game against Colorado. “We thought his velocity would increase. It hasn’t. We’re going to stretch him out to get him back in the rotation, and we’ll see when he’s ready.” Piniella said he’d like Zambrano to pitch two or three times in long relief before making the move. Zambrano had 91 victories in his first six full seasons as a Cubs starter before winning only nine times last year. He came to camp this spring in his best shape ever but got rocked by Atlanta on opening day and was 1-2 with a 7.45 ERA in four starts.



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AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 11, Boston 9 Kansas City 4, Baltimore 3 Chicago White Sox at Detroit, ppd., rain Minnesota 8, Toronto 3 Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 3, 11 innings Texas 4, L.A. Angels 3 Oakland 8, Seattle 4

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les Clippers and New York (38 and 39); and Memphis and Toronto (42 and 43) may change based on the results of the lottery.


Today’s Games

Today’s Games

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Q. How many Southeastern Conference football titles has Alabama won?

Cincinnati 5, Milwaukee 4 Florida 8, Arizona 0 Pittsburgh 2, Philadelphia 1 Atlanta 3, N.Y. Mets 2 Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Houston at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.

Toronto 11, Minnesota 2 Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 2 Tampa Bay 6, Cleveland 2 Baltimore 4, Kansas City 3, 10 innings Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.


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Chicago Cubs (Gorzelanny 1-4) at Philadelphia (Moyer 5-2), 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Wolf 3-3) at Pittsburgh (Burres 21), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 0-0) at Washington (L.Hernandez 4-2), 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Harang 2-5) at Atlanta (Kawakami 0-6), 7:10 p.m. Colorado (G.Smith 1-2) at Houston (F.Paulino 0-6), 8:05 p.m. Florida (A.Sanchez 2-2) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 4-2), 8:15 p.m. San Francisco (Wellemeyer 2-3) at Arizona (I.Kennedy 2-2), 9:40 p.m. San Diego (Garland 4-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Ra. Ortiz 1-1), 10:10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Atlanta, 1:05 p.m. Florida at St. Louis, 1:40 p.m. Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Colorado at Houston, 8:05 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.

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E—Pierzynski (1), Boesch (3). DP—Detroit 1. LOB—Chicago 6, Detroit 9. 2B—Pierre (2), Pierzynski (5), Quentin (9), A.Jackson (10), Boesch (9). HR—Damon (3). SB—An.Jones (7), Boesch (1). CS—An.Jones (1). IP H R ER BB SO Chicago F.Garcia W,3-2 6 5 2 2 2 3 Santos H,1 1 1 0 0 2 1 Putz 1 0 0 0 0 1 Jenks 1 1 0 0 0 2 Detroit Porcello L,3-4 7 8 4 4 3 2 1 Zumaya ⁄3 2 2 1 0 0 2 Coke ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Bonine 1 0 0 0 0 1 WP—F.Garcia 2. Umpires—Home, Dale Scott; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Dan Iassogna. T—2:44. A—28,155 (41,255).

Pirates 2, Phillies 1 Pittsburgh ab DlwYn 2b 5 Milledg lf 4 AMcCt cf 4 GJones 1b 4 Church rf 4 Doumit c 4 AnLRc 3b 4 Cedeno ss 4 Duke p 2 Iwamr ph 1 Meek p 0 Hanrhn p 0 Clemnt ph 0 Dotel p 0 Totals 36

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E—J.Castro (4), Polanco (2), C.Ruiz (1). DP— Pittsburgh 1, Philadelphia 2. LOB—Pittsburgh 8, Philadelphia 6. 2B—Doumit (8), An.LaRoche (4), Cedeno (5). IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Duke W,3-4 6 6 1 1 2 5 Meek H,3 1 0 0 0 1 1 Hanrahan H,8 1 0 0 0 0 1 Dotel S,8-10 1 0 0 0 0 1 Philadelphia Halladay L,6-2 9 9 2 2 1 6 Umpires—Home, Bruce Dreckman; First, Paul Emmel; Second, Bill Hohn; Third, Gary Darling. T—2:30. A—45,007 (43,651).

Braves 3, Mets 2 New York

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Tuesday’s Games

HBP—by Pavano (J.Bautista). Umpires—Home, Ed Hickox; First, Fieldin Culbreth; Second, Marty Foster; Third, Gary Cederstrom. T—2:33. A—27,981 (49,539).

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E—Crain (1). DP—Toronto 1. LOB—Minnesota 6, Toronto 4. 2B—Mauer (10), F.Lewis (13), Overbay (9), Ale.Gonzalez (15). 3B—Casilla (1), Cuddyer (2). HR—A.Hill (4), V.Wells (11), Overbay (4), Encarnacion (2). SF—V.Wells. IP H R ER BB SO Minnesota Pavano L,4-4 4 10 6 6 0 2 2 3 3 3 0 2 Mahay 11⁄3 Crain ⁄3 2 2 2 0 0 Mijares 2 0 0 0 0 2 Toronto Marcum W,3-1 7 5 1 1 2 3 Janssen 1 1 1 1 1 0 Frasor 1 0 0 0 0 3


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Frederick 3, Potomac 1, 1st game Kinston 3, Salem 1, 1st game Lynchburg 5, Wilmington 1, 1st game Winston-Salem 2, Myrtle Beach 0 Kinston 8, Salem 3, 2nd game Frederick 3, Potomac 2, 2nd game Wilmington at Lynchburg, 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

Today’s Games Myrtle Beach at Winston-Salem, 12 p.m., 1st game Wilmington at Lynchburg, 6:05 p.m. Salem at Kinston, 7 p.m. Potomac at Frederick, 7 p.m. Myrtle Beach at Winston-Salem, 7 p.m., 2nd game

South Atlantic League Tuesday’s Games

Rome 9, Charleston 2 Hickory 5, Kannapolis 2, 1st game Hagerstown 4, Asheville 1, 1st game West Virginia 8, Delmarva 3, 1st game Greensboro 7, Lakewood 6 Savannah at Augusta, 7:05 p.m. Greenville at Lexington, 7:05 p.m. Hickory at Kannapolis, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game Asheville at Hagerstown, 8:05 p.m., 2nd game Delmarva at West Virginia, 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Atlanta 2 0 1.000 Washington 2 0 1.000 Connecticut 1 0 1.000 New York 1 0 1.000 Chicago 0 2 .000 Indiana 0 2 .000 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Phoenix 1 0 1.000 Seattle 1 0 1.000 Minnesota 1 1 .500 San Antonio 0 1 .000 Tulsa 0 1 .000 Los Angeles 0 2 .000 Sunday’s Games New York 85, Chicago 82 Atlanta 66, Indiana 62 Washington 87, Minnesota 76 Seattle 81, Los Angeles 67 Monday’s Games No games scheduled Tuesday’s Games No games scheduled

NHL playoffs

Chicago 2, San Jose 1, Chicago leads series 1-0 Philadelphia 6, Montreal 0

Tuesday, May 18 Philadelphia 3, Montreal 0, Philadelphia leads series 2-0 Chicago at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Thursday, May 20 Philadelphia at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Friday, May 21 San Jose at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 22 Philadelphia at Montreal, 3 p.m.

Sunday, May 23 San Jose at Chicago, 3 p.m.

Monday, May 24 x-Montreal at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. x-Chicago at San Jose, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 26 x-Philadelphia at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 27 x-San Jose at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Friday, May 28 x-Montreal at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. x-Chicago at San Jose, 8 p.m.

Flyers 3, Canadiens 0

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NBA playoffs

CONFERENCE FINALS Sunday, May 16 Boston 92, Orlando 88, Boston leads series 1-0 Monday, May 17 L.A. Lakers 128, Phoenix 107. Lakers lead series 1-0 Tuesday, May 18 Boston at Orlando, late Today’s game Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. Saturday, May 22 Orlando at Boston, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23 L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 8:30 p.m.

Monday’s late game Lakers 128, Suns 107 PHOENIX (107) Hill 1-5 5-6 7, Stoudemire 8-13 7-10 23, Lopez 6-7 2-2 14, Nash 5-10 3-3 13, Richardson 6-12 0-2 15, Frye 1-8 0-0 3, Dudley 1-5 2-2 5, Dragic 5-8 3-4 13, Barbosa 5-7 1-1 11, Amundson 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 39-79 24-32 107. L.A. LAKERS (128) Artest 6-14 1-2 14, Gasol 10-13 1-1 21, Bynum 2-4 0-0 4, Fisher 1-3 3-4 5, Bryant 13-23 1112 40, Odom 9-15 0-0 19, Mbenga 1-2 0-0 2, Farmar 4-6 0-0 10, Brown 3-6 2-3 9, Vujacic 0-0 0-0 0, Powell 1-1 0-0 2, Walton 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 51-88 18-22 128. 26 35

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3-Point Goals—Phoenix 5-22 (Richardson 36, Dudley 1-5, Frye 1-7, Barbosa 0-1, Dragic 0-1, Nash 0-2), L.A. Lakers 8-17 (Bryant 3-6, Farmar 2-3, Brown 1-1, Odom 1-2, Artest 1-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Phoenix 42 (Amundson, Lopez, Richardson 6), L.A. Lakers 47 (Odom 19). Assists—Phoenix 25 (Nash 13), L.A. Lakers 26 (Bryant, Artest, Gasol, Farmar 5). Total Fouls—Phoenix 23, L.A. Lakers 21. Technicals—Hill, Bryant, L.A. Lakers defensive three second. A—18,997 (18,997).

2010 NBA Draft order At New York Thursday, June 24 First Round No. Team Record (Lottery) 1. Washington 26-56 103 2. Philadelphia 27-55 53 3. New Jersey 12-70 250 4. Minnesota 15-67 199 5. Sacramento 25-57 156 6. Golden State 26-56 104 7. Detroit 27-55 53 8. LA Clippers 29-53 23 9. Utah(From NY via Phx) 29-53 22 10. Indiana 32-50 11 11. New Orleans 37-45 8 12. Memphis 40-42 7 13. Toronto 40-42 6 14. Houston 42-40 5 15. Chicago (To Mil) 41-41 16. Char. (To Minn. via Den) 44-38 17. Milwaukee (To Chi) 46-36 18. Miami 47-35 19. Boston 50-32 20. San Antonio 50-32 21. Oklahoma City 50-32 22. Portland 50-32 23. Utah (To Minn via Phila.) 53-29 24. Atlanta 53-29 25. Denver (To Memphis) 53-29 26. Phoenix (To Okla. City) 54-28 27. Dallas (To New Jersey) 55-27 28. LA Lakers (To Memphis) 57-25 29. Orlando 59-23 30. Cleveland (To Wash.) 61-21

SECOND ROUND 31. New Jersey 32. Minnesota (To Oklahoma City) 33. Sacramento 34/35. Washington 34/35. Golden State 36/37. Detroit 36/37. Philadelphia (To Milwaukee) 38/39. New York 38/39. LA Clippers (To New York via Denver) 40. Indiana 41. New Orleans (To Miami) 42/43. Toronto (To Miami) 42/43. Memphis (To LA Lakers) 44. Chicago (To Portland) 45. Houston (To Minnesota) 46. Charlotte (To Phoenix) 47. Milwaukee 48. Miami 49. San Antonio 50. Oklahoma City (To Dallas) 51. Portland (To Oklahoma City via Dallas and Minnesota) 52. Boston 53. Atlanta 54. Denver (To L.A. Clippers) 55. Utah 56. Phoenix (To Minnesota) 57. Dallas (pick may be conveyed to Indiana) 58. L.A. Lakers 59. Orlando 60. Cleveland (To Phoenix) Note: The second round ties between Golden State and Washington (34 and 35); Detroit and Philadelphia (36 and 37); the Los Ange-

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First Period—1, Philadelphia, Briere 9 (Giroux, Timonen), 4:16 (pp). Penalties—Krajicek, Phi (slashing), 2:02; Gomez, Mon (hooking), 2:55; Leino, Phi (holding), 7:11; Philadelphia bench, served by Asham (too many men), 15:52. Second Period—2, Philadelphia, Gagne 6 (Leino, Richards), 15:49 (pp). Penalties—Gionta, Mon (holding), 14:32. Third Period—3, Philadelphia, Leino 3 (Krajicek, Pronger), 10:24. Penalties—Gill, Mon (interference), 7:54; Asham, Phi (slashing), 14:21; Subban, Mon (slashing), 16:40. Shots on Goal—Montreal 16-10-4—30. Philadelphia 6-7-10—23. Power-play opportunities—Montreal 0 of 4; Philadelphia 2 of 4. Goalies—Montreal, Halak 8-7-0 (23 shots-20 saves). Philadelphia, Leighton 4-0-0 (30-30). A—19,907 (19,537). T—2:22. Referees—Dan O’Halloran, Tim Peel. Linesmen—Greg Devorski, Pierre Racicot.


Indy 500 practice speeds

Tuesday At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis


Today’s Games

Phoenix L.A. Lakers

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Greenville at Lexington, 10:05 a.m. Asheville at Hagerstown, 10:35 a.m. Lakewood at Greensboro, 12 p.m., 1st game Charleston at Rome, 1 p.m. Lakewood at Greensboro, 2:30 p.m., 2nd game Hickory at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m. Delmarva at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m. Savannah at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.


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son, 1,637. 5, Denny Hamlin, 1,618. 6, Jeff Gordon, 1,605. 7, Greg Biffle, 1,581. 8, Jeff Burton, 1,569. 9, Kurt Busch, 1,531. 10, Carl Edwards, 1,487. 11, Mark Martin, 1,475. 12, Martin Truex Jr., 1,434. 13, Ryan Newman, 1,404. 14, Tony Stewart, 1,397. 15, Clint Bowyer, 1,392. 16, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1,391. 17, Jamie McMurray, 1,346. 18, Joey Logano, 1,332. 19, Juan Pablo Montoya, 1,322. 20, David Reutimann, 1,262. Money 1, Jamie McMurray, $3,114,702. 2, Jimmie Johnson, $2,669,300. 3, Kevin Harvick, $2,638,364. 4, Kyle Busch, $2,359,526. 5, Denny Hamlin, $2,209,829. 6, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $2,206,929. 7, Jeff Gordon, $2,139,566. 8, Matt Kenseth, $2,077,891. 9, Kurt Busch, $2,038,080. 10, Jeff Burton, $1,988,584. 11, Greg Biffle, $1,975,904. 12, Kasey Kahne, $1,919,019. 13, Juan Pablo Montoya, $1,905,076. 14, David Reutimann, $1,839,027. 15, Tony Stewart, $1,809,130. 16, Carl Edwards, $1,808,005. 17, Joey Logano, $1,793,185. 18, Ryan Newman, $1,789,302. 19, Clint Bowyer, $1,728,820. 20, Mark Martin, $1,679,089.

BASEBALL American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Placed SS Asdrubal Cabrera on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jason Donald from Columbus (IL). TEXAS RANGERS—Assigned 1B Ryan Garko outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).

National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Reno (PCL). Designated RHP Blaine Boyer for assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Placed OF Andre Ethier on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 15. Recalled OF Zavier Paul from Albuquerque (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Placed OF Jim Edmonds on the 15-day DL. Called up RHP Marco Estrada from Nashville (PCL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with RHP Bryan Almonte, LHP Angel Sanchez, OF Willy Garcia, RHP Oderman Rocha, RHP Jose Luis Acosta and 1B Jose Roman.

American Association

Rank followed by car number, driver, time and speed in parentheses: 1. (9) Scott Dixon, 39.7265 (226.549) 2. (32) Mario Moraes, 39.8384 (225.913) 3. (26) Marco Andretti, 39.8669 (225.751) 4. (77) Alex Tagliani, 39.9301 (225.394) 5. (4) Dan Wheldon, 39.9329 (225.378) 6. (11) Tony Kanaan, 39.9696 (225.171) 7. (10) Dario Franchitti, 40.0068 (224.962) 8. (3) Helio Castroneves, 40.0297 (224.833) 9. (12) Will Power, 40.0948 (224.468) 10. (78) Simona de Silvestro, 40.1470 (224.176) 11. (15) Paul Tracy, 40.1750 (224.020) 12. (41) A.J. Foyt IV, 40.2011 (223.874) 13. (43) John Andretti, 40.2189 (223.775) 14. (06) Hideki Mutoh, 40.2260 (223.736) 15. (66) Jay Howard, 40.2340 (223.691) 16. (14) Vitor Meira, 40.2388 (223.665) 17. (37T) Ryan Hunter-Reay, 40.2442 (223.635) 18. (22) Justin Wilson, 40.2502 (223.601) 19. (6) Ryan Briscoe, 40.2784 (223.445) 20. (30) Graham Rahal, 40.2812 (223.429) 21. (20) Ed Carpenter, 40.2958 (223.348) 22. (36) Bertrand Baguette, 40.3020 (223.314) 23. (99) Townsend Bell, 40.3763 (222.903) 24. (21) Davey Hamilton, 40.3891 (222.832) 25. (2) Raphael Matos, 40.4018 (222.762) 26. (5) Takuma Sato, 40.4170 (222.679) 27. (8) E.J. Viso, 40.4293 (222.611) 28. (23) Tomas Scheckter, 40.4566 (222.461) 29. (67) Sarah Fisher, 40.4959 (222.245) 30. (7) Danica Patrick, 40.5400 (222.003) 31. (25) Ana Beatriz, 40.5459 (221.971) 32. (19) Alex Lloyd, 40.5548 (221.922) 33. (24) Mike Conway, 40.5673 (221.854) 34. (34) Mario Romancini, 40.6112 (221.614) 35. (29) Sebastian Saavedra, 40.7338 (220.947) 36. (18) Milka Duno, 40.8462 (220.339) Note: All chassis-engines are DallaraHonda


ATP World Team Cup

Tuesday At Rochusclub Duesseldorf, Germany Purse: $926,500 (World Championship) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Red Group United States 1, Spain 1 Nicolas Almagro, Spain, def. Robby Ginepri, United States, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (4). Sam Querrey, United States, def. Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

Blue Group France 1, Serbia 1 Paul-Henri Mathieu, France, def. Dusan Lajovic, Serbia, 6-2, 6-3. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-4, 6-2.

Germany 1, Argentina 0 Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Horacio Zeballos, Argentina, 6-3, 6-4.

ATP Nice Open

Tuesday At The Nice Lawn Tennis Club Nice, France Purse: $556,000 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Marco Baghdatis (5), Cyprus, def. Mario Ancic, Croatia, 6-4, 7-5. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Albert Montanes (6), Spain, 6-3, 7-5. Florent Serra, France, def. Illya Marchenko, Ukraine, 7-5, 7-6 (4). Richard Gasquet, France, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-0.

Can-Am League

Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 7-5, 6-3.

United League AMARILLO DILLAS—AcquiredLHP Chris Ingoglia from Washington (Frontier) for a player to be named. Re-signed RHP Richard Jessup and placed on inactive list. EDINBURG ROADRUNNERS—Traded OF Hunter Owen to Florence (Frontier) for future considerations. Signed OF Robert Matlock.

FOOTBALL National Football League CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed K Shaun Suisham. Waived K Leigh Tiffin. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Released CB Shawn Springs. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Released QB Mike Reilly. Signed WR Marcus Maxwell. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed DE Carlton Powell. Released CB Darrell Pasco.

HOCKEY National Hockey League COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Signed F Tomas Kubalik.

COLLEGE ALABAMA—Named Robert Mosley women’s assistant basketball coach and Keisha McClinic director of women’s basketball player development. Promoted Ty Evans from women’s assistant basketball coach to associate head coach. ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE—Named Mike Mitchell men’s and women’s soccer coach. CLEMSON—Named Itoro Chris Long women’s assistant basketball coach. MIDDLE TENNESSEE—Announced the resignation of men’s tennis coach David McNamara and women’s assistant basketball coach Allison Clark. MUHLENBERG—Named Alexa Keckler women’s volleyball coach. PROVIDENCE—Dismissed F Jamine Peterson from the men’s basketball team. RUTGERS—Named David Cox men’s associate head basketball coach. YOUNGSTOWN STATE—Named Kate Schrader women’s assistant basketball coach.



NASCAR Sprint Cup leaders

Through May 16 Points 1, Kevin Harvick, 1,768. 2, Kyle Busch, 1,699. 3, Matt Kenseth, 1,642. 4, Jimmie John-



The third round of the NCHSAA soccer playoffs are set for tonight. Two area teams remain alive:

1A WEST Lake Norman Charter (18-3) at Bishop McGuinness (13-3-1), 6 p.m.

4A WEST SW Guilford (12-11-2) at Butler (12-5-1)



One game from the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association baseball playoffs was postponed to today at 7 p.m.:

4A WEST Glenn (15-11) at Southern Alamance (21-7)



Several games from the opening round of the NCHSAA softball playoffs were moved to today:


Czech Republic 1, Australia 0 Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, def. Peter Luczak, Australia, 6-1, 6-2.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS—Released RHP Robert Leonhardt. SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS— Signed RHP Cody Railsback. SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS—Traded LHP David Hurst to El Paso for a player to be named. WICHITA WINGNUTS—Released OF Kennard Bibbs. SUSSEX SKYHAWKS—Signed INF Chase Fontaine.

WINNERS: Championship flight – Cindy Corbett took low gross at 85 in a playoff over Judy Gatewood. Joyce Koury shot 70 and topped Jenny Branch in a playoff to win low net. First flight – Kris Bullock won low gross at 89 with Jenny Sherrill second gross at 93. Elsie Frost took low net at 73 with Shirley Weed second at 77. Second flight – Ollie Owens won low gross at 97 with Carol Morris second at 100. Judy Reece was low net at 69 with Betty Doyle second at 77. Third flight – Rita Winston won low gross at 104 followed by Judy Mendenhall at 109. Maria Helegeson was low net at 67 followed by Frances Kiser at 76. Closest to the pin winners were Liz Morgan at No. 4, Owens at No. 7, Nancy Bodycomb at No. 13 and Gatewood at No. 16.

Second Round Doubles First Round Martin Damm, Czech Republic, and Filip Polasek, Slovakia, def. Yves Allegro and Marco Chiudinelli, Switzerland, 6-0, 6-1. Rohan Bopanna, India, and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, def. Simon Greul, Germany, and Rogier Wassen, Netherlands, 7-5, 6-7 (6), 10-4 tiebreak. Andreas Seppi and Potito Starace, Italy, def. Philipp Marx, Germany, and Igor Zelenay, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-7 (1), 11-9 tiebreak. Leos Friedl, Czech Republic, and Dusan Vemic, Serbia, def. Johan Brunstrom, Sweden, and Jean-Julien Rojer (4), Netherlands Antilles, 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 tiebreak.

WTA at Strasbourg, France

Tuesday At Centre Sportif de Hautepierre Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Sybille Bammer (6), Austria, def. Paula Parmentier, France, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5. Dia Evtimova, Bulgaria, def. Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-4, 7-5. Julia Goerges, Germany, def. Maria Elena Camerin, Italy, 7-5, 5-7, 6-1. Anabel Medina Garrigues (5), Spain, def. Sandra Zahlavova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-0. Yvonne Meusburger, Austria, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-4, 6-3. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, def. Jill Craybas, United States, 6-2, 6-1. Virginie Razzano (3), France, def. Chang Kai-chen, Taiwan, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Kristina Barrois, Germany, def. Peng Shuai (4), China, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (8). Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, def. Julie Coin, France, 7-5, 6-2. Anastasija Sevastova (7), Latvia, def. Mariana Duque Marino, Colombia, 6-1, 6-1. Elena Baltacha (8), Britain, def. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 6-3, 7-5. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5).

Doubles First Round Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, and Anastasia Rodionova (2), Australia, def. Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Sophie Lefevre, France, 6-3, 6-1. Claire Feuerstein and Stephanie Foretz, France, def. Sandra Klemenschits, Austria, and Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-2, 6-4. Maria Elena Camerin, Italy, and Chang Kai-chen, Taiwan, lead Alize Cornet, France, and Vania King, United States, 5-3, susp., darkness.

Trinity (12-10) at Barlett Yancey (17-4), 5 p.m.

2A WEST Wheatmore (17-8) vs. North Lincoln (15-11), 5 p.m. Thomasville (4-10) at Randleman (18-5)

4A WEST High Point Central (9-12) at S. Alamance (20-5), 7 p.m. Glenn (23-2) vs. Dudley (7-9), 7 p.m. SW Guilford (16-8) at SE Guilford (16-6), 7 p.m.

WTA Warsaw Open Tuesday At Legia Tennis Centre Warsaw, Poland Purse: $600,000 (Premier) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round

Li Na (3), China, def. Ioana Raluca Olaru, Romania, 7-6 (4), 6-0. Tathiana Garbin, Italy, def. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, def. Andreja Klepac, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-1. Greta Arn, Hungary, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, def. Marion Bartoli (4), France, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Sara Errani, Italy, def. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, 6-1, 6-0. Katerzyna Piter, Poland, def. Marta Domachowska, Poland, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 7-5. Zheng Jie (5), China, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-1, 5-7, 7-5. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, def. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, 6-4, 6-1. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, def. Angelique Kerber, Germany, 6-2, 6-3. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, def. Melanie Oudin (8), United States, 6-0, 6-2. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, def. Irina Begu, Romania, 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles First Round Maria Kondratieva, Russia, and Vladimira Uhlirova, Czech Republic, def. Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (4), Czech Republic, 2-6, 6-4, 10-1 tiebreak. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, Italy, def. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, and Riza Zalameda, United States, 6-1, 6-4. Cara Black, Zimbabwe, and Yan Zi (1), China, def. Nathalie Grandin, South Africa, and Abigail Spears, United States, 3-6, 6-2, 10-8 tiebreak. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Zheng Jie (3), China, def. Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, 5-7, 7-5, 10-8 tiebreak.


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All-Star week kicks off with pit crew competition MOTORSPORTS NOTEBOOK:


ll-Star week in Charlotte kicks off tonight with the annual pit crew competition at Time-Warner Cable Arena. Eligible teams features those qualified for Saturday nightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s All-Star race plus the crew for Richard Childress Racingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 31 car that won last year. The competition is one of two events highlighting pit crews his week. The other is Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s All-Star race qualifying in which includes a pit stop and three laps on the track for each car. The finishing order of the pit stop contest determines the order in which teams can pick their pits for the All-Star race. The format for the All Star race includes all teams making a pit stop with a four-tire change before the last of four segments. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The pit crew is going to have a huge impact on it,â&#x20AC;? said Mark Martinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s crew chief, Alan Gustafson. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great. All the pit crew guys are really excited about it. The more control they have for the outcome, the more motivation is for them. So I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a cool thing theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m glad theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re getting the pit crew guys involved and make it a potential for a real good

reward for those pit crew guys.â&#x20AC;?

VICKERS LISTED Brian Vickers was listed as the driver of Red Bull Racingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 83 for the All-Star race on SPORTS the preliminary entry released by NASCAR on Greer Tuesday. Smith His status remains a â&#x2013; â&#x2013; â&#x2013;  bit uncertain, however, in the wake of missing last Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s race at Dover because of blood clots found in his legs and near his lungs. A team spokesman told NASCAR. com on Tuesday that Vickers was listed â&#x20AC;&#x153;because he is our primary driverâ&#x20AC;? but that â&#x20AC;&#x153;he is undergoing tests and evaluation. ... and the results wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be known until later in the week.â&#x20AC;? Red Bull has until the start of practice on Friday to make a replacement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are still trying to get to the bottom of everything, but his spirits are high,â&#x20AC;? Jimmie Johnson, a close friend of Vickers, said during a teleconference on Tuesday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s definitely been tough on him.â&#x20AC;?



The pit crews for the following drivers are eligible for tonightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pit crew competition at Time-Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte: David Reutimann, Jamie McMurray, Kurt Busch, Mark Martin, Kasey Kahne, Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton, Juan-Pablo Montoya, Ryan Newman, Bobby Labonte, Martin Truex Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards

Casey Mears, who replaced Vickers at Dover, is currently listed as driver of Tommy Baldwinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 36 for the AllStar qualifying race.

NOT TOO UPSET Johnson isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t losing too much sleep over the penalty for speeding on pit road that most likely cost him a victory at Dover. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll analyze it because there is no way that we shouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t learn from our mistakes,â&#x20AC;? Johnson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we just

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and the Blue Jays backed Shaun Marcum in a romp over the MinneST. PETERSBURG, Fla. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Evan sota Twins. Longoria drove in three runs and Vernon Wells, Aaron Hill and David Price pitched six strong in- Lyle Overbay also connected. The nings to become the ALâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first six- Blue Jays lead the majors with 65 game winner as the Tampa Bay home runs this season. Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Tuesday. WHITE SOX 6, TIGERS 2 The AL East leaders improved DETROIT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Juan Pierreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two-run baseballâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top record to 28-11 head- double and run-saving catch in the ing into a two-game series at Yan- fourth inning helped the Chicago kee Stadium. New York began the White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers. day with the second-best mark in the majors. BRAVES 3, METS 2 Longoria, who has 21 RBIs in his ATLANTA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pinch-runner Brent past 19 games, had a run-scoring Clevlen trotted home with the windouble off David Huff (1-6) in the ning run on a throwing error by third and a two-run triple off Hec- third baseman David Wright in the tor Ambriz that was the biggest ninth inning as the Atlanta Braves blow in a four-run sixth. beat the New York Mets 3-2 on TuesPrice (6-1) won his fourth straight day night. decision. Brian McCann opened the bottom of the ninth with a single to right off BLUE JAYS 11, TWINS 2 Pedro Feliciano (1-2), the Bravesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; TORONTO â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Edwin Encarnacion first baserunner since the third came off the disabled list and hit inning. New York pitchers had one of Torontoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s four home runs, retired 16 in a row until McCann


RALEIGH â&#x20AC;&#x201C; N.C. State head coach Sidney Lowe announced Tuesday that reserve forward Josh Davis has decided to transfer. Raleigh resident Davis played in 31 games this past season, averaging 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds in 10.4 minutes per game as a freshman. He had a pair of ACC starts, but did not see action the final five games of the season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Josh was one of the hardest workers we had this past season,â&#x20AC;? said Lowe. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whenever he was inserted into the game

something positive seemed to happen. Josh just expressed to me that he feels like he could have better opportunities at another school. We wish him nothing but the best.â&#x20AC;? Lowe also officially confirmed that reserve guard Julius Mays has decided to transfer. Mays reached the decision a few weeks ago, but wanted to complete his spring semester at N.C. State before an announcement was made. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We appreciate the time and effort that Julius put in with us during his time here, both on and off the court,â&#x20AC;? said Lowe. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We sat down

DURHAM (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Duke has named seniors Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith as its captains for next season. Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Tuesday called the decision to name them this early â&#x20AC;&#x153;obviousâ&#x20AC;? because â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nolan and Kyle are our leaders.â&#x20AC;?

Singler was the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four, and averaged nearly 18 points and seven rebounds in leading the Blue Devils to their fourth national championship. Smith averaged 17.4 points and was the most outstanding player in

to face Big South rival Charleston Southern in the final series of the regular season. HPU currently sits in fifth place in the standings. The Wolfpack opened up a 6-0 lead in the fifth inning, scoring four runs, two earned, on three hits and one error. Jones lasted 42â &#x201E;3 innings, allowing six runs, four earned with five strikeouts. HPU broke through in the eighth with an RBI single from Murray White IV to score Max Fulginiti. Nate Roberts had a solo homer in the ninth.

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MARLINS 8, Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;BACKS 0 MIAMI â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Brian Barden drove in two runs while replacing benched star Hanley Ramirez, helping ace Josh Johnson and the Florida Marlins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-0 on Tuesday.

the South Regional after scoring a career-high 29 points in a win over Baylor that sent Duke to its first Final Four since 2004. The Blue Devils are 93-18 since Singler and Smith joined the program in 2007-08, and are 52-8 with both in the starting lineup. | 888-3519

RALEIGH â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The High Point University baseball team dropped a 10-3 game to ACC opponent N.C. State Tuesday at Doak Field. Junior Brian Jones struck out five batters in a row in the first three innings, but was knocked out of the after giving up four runs in the fifth. He falls to 0-4 on the season. HPU falls to 26-27 (12-12 Big South Conference) heading into the final weekend of the regular season. The Panthers head to Charleston, S.C.

PHILADELPHIA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Zach Duke outdueled Roy Halladay with a strong six innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen held on for a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Smith, Singler named co-captains at Duke

Brian Ickler, who has been driving for Kyle Busch in the NASCAR Truck Series, is jumping out of the Toyota camp to join Roush-Fenway Racing as a Nationwide Series driver. He split time with Colin Braun at the NASCAR open test of its new generation Nationwide car that began Tuesday and is to drive Roush-Fenwayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 16 in next weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Ickler has two Nationwide starts, both for Braun Racing this season. ... Greg Sacks will get to signify the 25th anniversary of his upset victory in the 1985 Firecracker 400 by driving Junior Motorsportsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; No. 88 in the Nationwide race at Daytona on July 4 weekend.



and talked for a long time after the season, and he feels he might be able to find some better opportunities closer to home. I wish him nothing but the best.â&#x20AC;? During his two seasons at N.C. State, Mays played in 58 games and made six starts as the Packâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 2 point guard both seasons. He averaged 4.7 points in 17.2 minutes of action, and hit 85.7 percent (78-91) of his career free throws. Davis has not indicated where he will transfer, while according to the Dayton Daily News, Mays will transfer to Wright State.


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reached. After failing to bunt Clevlen to second, Yunel Escobar wound up taking a walk from Jenrry Mejia. Cabrera also failed in two attempts to get down a sacrifice bunt, then hit a high chopper toward Wright. He threw on the run, but the ball sailed into Cabrera and got by first baseman Ike Davis. Clevlen came in with the winning run while the ball sailed down the right-field line, making a winner of Billy Wagner (3-0).

Davis, Mays to leave Wolfpack

missed it through an acceleration zone by a few hundredths of a mile an hour. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not like we missed it by five or six miles an hour and are wondering â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;who messed that up.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; We missed it by a few hundredths so we canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be too upset. Just like on the track, we are trying to get everything we can on pit road from yellow line (at the entrance) to yellow line (at the exit). We just went a little fast this time.â&#x20AC;?

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DCCC Storm adds two basketball standouts from Durham Riverside ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

LEXINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Davidson County Community College added two players Tuesday from Durhamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Riverside High for the 2010-11 menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball season. Jarod Belvin, a speedy 5-foot-7 point guard, and 6-0 wing Tevin Richardson were at DCCC on Tuesday for a signing ceremony Belvin with Storm coach Matt Ridge. In two years with Riverside, the players compiled a 46-10 record, won a pair of PAC-6 championships and took Riverside to the East Regional final. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Both of these guys are tireless workers that can really pressure the ball on

defense,â&#x20AC;? Ridge said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They both expect to win. They have been coached by a great high school coach in Tim Ross and they should both compete for playing time. Durham Riverside Richardson continues to help DCCC basketball.â&#x20AC;? The Stormâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s run to the NJCAA Division III national championship tournament last season was sparked by Riverside graduates Kimani Hunt and Phillip Williams. Belvin averaged 10 points, three assists and three rebounds per game, shooting 54 percent from the field and 84 percent at the foul line. Richardson checked in at six points, 5.5 rebounds, two assists and two steals per contest.




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Persiani’s single lifts Ledford past Rockingham County BY DANIEL KENNEDY ENTERPRISE THOMASVILLE BUREAU

WALLBURG – When Sara Persiani stepped to the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday, she had every intention of getting the bunt down. With no outs and the game tied 22 with DeAnna Crayton on second, Persiani fouled away two unsuccessful bunt attempts to put herself in a two-strike hole. Panthers coach Charlie Brown would later joke “she didn’t want to bunt anyway.” No matter the intent, the results that ensued could not have been more favorable for Ledford. Persiani ripped an 0-2 pitch from the Cougars’ Katie Lipford into right center field to plate Crayton with the winning run as the Panthers edged Rockingham County 3-2 in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A playoffs. Crayton began Ledford’s half of the inning with a deep fly ball that was dropped by Rockingham’s center fielder for a two-base error, setting the stage for Persiani.

“This was my chance to win it for my team,” Persiani said. “I just kind of knew we’d be able to pull it out. We haven’t had the same mindset all year, but I think we have the team at the beginning of the year back.” Although Ledford played with the same vintage poise that drove the team to a 25-5 record and a deep playoff run in 2009, it took rallying for three runs in the game’s final three innings to secure the win. Kristen Murphy threw eight sparkling innings, allowing two runs on four hits, while fanning 12. The first run – surrendered in the first inning after a bang-bang play resulted in an error at first base that allowed the Cougars’ base runner to score all the way from second – appeared as if it would stand up for the game’s duration. Lipford recorded eight solid innings for Rockingham, scattering seven hits and had the game well in hand for six innings. Countering Murphy’s overpowering arsenal with her finesse style, the Cougar

hurler managed to keep Ledford off the scoreboard through five without striking out a single hitter and took a 2-1 lead into the seventh. Ledford leadoff hitter Jenn Stilley got things started in the bottom of the seventh with a perfectly placed swinging bunt for an infield hit. A close call at first base on the ensuing play went the Panthers way when the umpiress ruled Ashley Best was safe because the Cougar first baseman bobbled the ball as Best stepped safely onto the bag. After Meg Everhart’s groundout to the pitcher moved Stilley and Best to second and third, Mel Green knotted the score at 2-2 with a sacrifice fly hit so shallow into right field that the second baseman fielded the ball and nearly threw out the speedy Stilley at the plate. The Panthers advance for a Friday game against the winner of today’s contest between Northern Vance and Northern Guilford. “I’m really proud of the girls. They just kept at it, kept digging and digging,” Brown said.

East Davidson corrals Mustangs, 12-2 BY ZACH KEPLEY THOMASVILLE TIMES

THOMASVILLE – East Lincoln marched onto the softball field Tuesday evening and gave host East Davidson a scare in the first inning. Apparently, Golden Eagles do not stay spooked for long. East matched the two-spot their opponents put up in the first inning with two in the bottom half, then picked up seven more in the second inning on the way to corralling the Mustangs 12-2 in five innings in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs. East (15-7) advances Friday’s second round and will face last night’s Chase/Cuthbertson winner. East Lincoln finishes 10-13.

“I do not know if it was nerves as much as what it was to start the game, but we came back and it was huge for us to score two runs in that first inning,” said East coach Greg Fowler. Spencer Embler and Morgan Gallimore had RBI singles for East in the bottom of the first, erasing a 2-0 lead by the Mustangs. East Lincoln pitcher Brittany Miller was lucky to only give up two runs in the first but her luck would run out the very next inning. Paige Byrd drove in a pair to make it 4-0, then Embler picked up her second RBI on a single to center. Kaley Key sent a 195-foot shot to the bottom of the fence in left for a double to score two more, and Brittany Osborne also added an RBI in

the big inning. East sent 12 batters to the plate to account for the seven runs that made it 9-2. “That makes it a heck of a lot easier when it is 9-2 instead of 2-2,” Fowler said. “I am proud of the way we hit the ball and we ran the bases really well.” Whatever problems Embler had giving up three hits in the first were resolved the rest of the way. The senior hurler allowed only two hits over the final four innings. “She did a great job of keeping her composure and I thought all of us did,” said Fowler. “It was just a good, opening round win.” East scored a run in the fourth on Morgan Gallimore’s RBI groundout, then sent East Lincoln packing in the fifth with two runs to enforce the mercy rule.

Golden Eagles fall to Cavaliers in baseball playoffs BY KEVIN CARVER ENTERPRISE FOREST CITY BUREAU

FOREST CITY – East Rutherford’s A.J. Lynch blasted two homers and three RBI in a 10-1 win over East Davidson in the second round of the NCHSAA 2A baseball playoffs on Tuesday night. Though Lynch produced the most RBIs, East Rutherford crossed at least one Cavalier every inning,

which allows them to move into the third round. East Rutherford’s Dakotah Thomas also did his job to keep the visitors off-balance by throwing five innings, giving up three hits, walking seven and striking out seven. Chip Helton and Tyler Jacobus pitched the sixth and seventh allowing just one more Golden Eagles’ hit. East Rutherford out-hit East Davidson, 14-3. The Cavaliers plated three runs

in the first inning. East Davidson scored on a Justin Hulin groundout that plated Preston Cummings in the second inning. The Golden Eagles missed a golden opportunity in the fifth as the first three batters reaching base in the top half of the inning. But a pickoff of Tyler Leguire at second base and two strikeouts ended the inning. Leguire pitched five innings, gave up 13 hits and nine runs in the loss.

Bishop baseball advances ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS

BASEBALL BISHOP 4, SOUTH STANLY 2 NORWOOD – Bishop McGuinness topped South Stanly 4-2 in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A West playoffs on Tuesday night. The Villains improved to 15-9 and advance to a third-round matchup against the Cherryville-East Montgomery winner. Date, site and time are to be determined. South Stanly finished 19-10.

ALBEMARLE 9, S. DAVIDSON 4 ALBEMARLE – South Davidson’s season ended with a 9-4 loss at Albemarle in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A West playoffs on Tuesday night. Albemarle improved to 18-8. The Wildcats finished 9-15.


there might have been the slightest uneasiness. At Grady Lawson Field, the Wildcats had seen two bloop hits drop in for a 1-0 deficit. But there was never any panic. The defense turned a double play to get out of the innning, scored the next 16 runs and ran away to a 16-1 four-inning opening-round playoff victory over High Point Andrews at Grady Lawson Field Tuesday night. But once the top of the first inning ended, the game was never in doubt. The Wildcats stepped to the plate with a one-run deficit in the bottom of the first and left with a 10-1 lead. In all, 14 batters stepped to the plate for six hits and the Red Raiders helped out with four errors as Dallas Heaton and Kayla Saliga both had two-run doubles to highlight the frame. But until the bottom of the first, the Red Raiders actually had momentum – even if it was a bit of a fluke. With one out, Elaina Skarote reached on first after a passed ball on the missed third strike. Then Jacqueline Vera dropped a 1-2 pitch

from Heaton just inside the deep right field line for a double to put runners in scoring position, where Kari Norris dropped a pop-shot just over Heaton’s head and in front of charging shortstop Gina Ritter to score Skarote for the brief 1-0 lead. Heaton’s solo home run and two more HPA errors opened the door for the Wildcats to push across three more in the third for a 13-1 lead. Heaton went 4-for-4 on the night, with four RBIs and four runs scored to pace the Wildcats’ 12-hit attack.

MOUNT PLEASANT 3, S. GUILFORD 0 MOUNT PLEASANT – Mount Pleasant eliminated Southern Guilford from the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A West playoffs with a 3-0 first-round victory on Tuesday. Mount Pleasant improved to 1611. The Storm finished 17-7.

CHERRYVILLE 13, S. DAVIDSON 0 CHERRYVILLE – Cherryville ousted South Davidson from the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A West playoffs with a 13-0 first-round victory on Tuesday night. The Ironmen improved to 19-5. The Wildcats finish 6-16.

Southern Cal leads NCAA women’s golf WILMINGTON (AP) – Southern California shot 6-under-par 282 on Tuesday to take a two-stroke lead on Purdue after the first round of the NCAA women’s golf championships. Southern Cal’s Jennifer Song, Purdue’s Maude-Aimee LeBlanc and Arizona State’s Jennifer Johnson each shot 5-under 67s to share the individual lead at the Country Club of Landfall. USC and Purdue were the only teams under par at the 6,368-yard

Pete Dye Course. Defending champion Arizona State and top-ranked UCLA, two of six Pac-10 members in the 24-team field, were tied for third with Duke at 288. Alabama and Florida State were at 1 over. Arizona State has won seven NCAA titles, the most of any Division I team, and Duke has won five – all since 1999. Song and Johnson in particular finished strong. Song eagled the 18th hole, hitting an approach from about 175 yards within a few feet of

the hole. Johnson made four birdies in her final six holes. The fourth-ranked Trojans also got a strong round from Cyna Rodriguez, who shot 4-under 68 to share second place with UCLA’s Brianna Do and Duke’s Kim Donovan. A total of 19 players shot rounds under par on the first day. FSU’s Jessica Negron, the nation’s 93rd-ranked player, shot a bogeyfree 69. Teammate Maria Salinas had a 2-under 70. The four-round tournament concludes Friday.


Los Angeles guard Kobe Bryant dunks during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Phoenix Suns late Monday night in Los Angeles. Bryant scored 40 points as the Lakers won 128-107. Game 2 is tonight.

Suns expect to bounce back strong from thrashing by Lakers LOS ANGELES (AP) – Channing Frye is just grateful an NBA playoff series doesn’t follow the Tour de France’s rules. After enduring their largest blowout loss in four months in the Western Conference finals opener, the Phoenix Suns don’t have to begin Game 2 way behind the guys in the yellow jerseys. “They’re not going to start out with a 30point lead,” said Frye, forgetting the Suns lost to the Lakers by a mere 21 points Monday night. “It’s over, and we’re going to be even again, so hopefully we’ll do a better job.” The Suns seemed cautiously upbeat Tuesday at their Staples Center workout following Los Angeles’ 128-107 victory in the opener. Coach Alvin Gentry held court with team personnel at the scorers’ table, while Steve Nash calmly sipped a cup of tea across the way. And Amare Stoudemire was still talking tough before Game 2 tonight. The Suns forward, who promised physical play against the Lakers’ bulky frontcourt before the series, was unimpressed by Lamar Odom, who had 19 points and 19

rebounds off the Lakers’ bench in the opener. “He had a lucky game in Game 1,” said Stoudemire, who seems particularly fiery in what might be his last few games with Phoenix if he declines a contract option and becomes a free agent this summer. Odom and his teammates could only chuckle at Stoudemire’s bravado after another workout at their El Segundo training complex. Odom’s versatile, aggressive effort helped Los Angeles hold off the Suns in the first half until Kobe Bryant scorched them for 21 points in the third quarter. With a little luck, the Lakers could be on a roll to their third straight NBA finals after a commanding performance in their seventh straight playoff win. Stoudemire’s teammates aren’t counting on good fortune to help them recover from their one-sided loss. They remain confident their pick-and-roll offense will create easier baskets later in the series, and they also hope to stop the Lakers from hitting 58 percent of their shots, as Bryant and Co. did in their highest-scoring playoff game in more than two years.

Wizards hit jackpot in NBA’s draft lottery SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) – With a lucky charm from the franchise’s best days, the Washington Wizards won the NBA’s draft lottery Tuesday night. Washington moved up from the No. 5 spot to earn the top pick in next month’s draft, when it will likely choose between Kentucky freshman John Wall and national player of the year Evan Turner of Ohio State. The Wizards were represented by Irene Pollin, who wore the 1978 Bullets championship ring of her late husband, longtime owner Abe Pollin. When the Wizards pulled off the surprising win, Irene Pollin’s jaw dropped and appeared to mouth ’Oh my God!!’ with wide eyes. Abe Pollin died at age 85 in November.

The lottery victory is one of the rare things that has gone right in a disastrous year for the Wizards, marred by the suspension of Gilbert Arenas for bringing guns into the Verizon Center locker room. They finished 26-56 after being widely forecast to finish in the middle of the Eastern Conference. Now they hope the No. 1 pick can help spark a quick turnaround under Ted Leonsis, who is close to completing a deal to buy the franchise from the Pollin family. The Philadelphia 76ers, another disappointment this season, moved up to grab the No. 2 pick. The New Jersey Nets continued the run of failure by teams with the best chance of winning, falling to the third pick.

Wednesday May 19, 2010

DOW JONES 10,510.95 -114.88

NASDAQ 2,317.26 -36.97

Business: Pam Haynes

S&P 1,120.80 -16.14 (336) 888-3617


New home construction rises WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of homes surged in April to the highest level in 18 months, fueled by buyers capitalizing on an expiring tax credit. Permits for new construction sank, signaling the rebound could fade. Low mortgage rates and two tax credits — up to $8,000 for new buyers and $6,500 for current owners who buy and move into another home — have boosted home sales this year. To receive a tax credit, borrowers had to have a signed offer by April 30 and must close the deal by the end of June. The rate of home building has now risen more than 40 percent from the bottom in April 2009,



Seasonal items give Home Depot boost NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot Inc.’s fiscal first-quarter net income surged 41 percent as shoppers snatched up seasonal items and the number of customer transactions rose. This is a positive sign for the No. 1 U.S. home improvement retailer, as consumers cut back on home-improvement projects during the recession and housing slump, and Home Depot responded to those weak sales by scaling back store openings and cutting jobs.

Oil rising again after two-week selloff NEW YORK (AP) — The two-week slide in oil prices that dragged crude down to its lowest price of the year ended Tuesday.The question now is whether it is the start of a new trend higher or just a pause before prices fall again. Benchmark crude for June delivery rose 76 cents to $70.84 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Pfizer to trim 6,000 jobs, shut 8 plants NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer Inc. said Tuesday it will cut 6,000 jobs as it trims manufacturing capacity for health care products worldwide after acquiring smaller rival Wyeth last year. The world’s biggest drugmaker and producer of Viagra says it will cease operations at eight plants in Ireland, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. by the end of 2015, and reduce operations at six other plants over the next several years.


though it’s still down 70 percent from the decade’s peak in January 2006. Without the tax credit, analysts say home sales will slow in the second half of this year. High unemployment and tight lending standards will likely help keep many buyers away. The report Tuesday from the Commerce Department said the rate of construction of singlefamily homes and apartment buildings rose 5.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 672,000. That was up from an upwardly revised March level of 635,000. The rate, the highest since October 2008, was driven by a 10 percent increase in single-family

home building. A separate report Tuesday showed wholesale inflation remains tame. Prices fell 0.1 percent in April, the second drop in three months. Core inflation, which excludes volatile energy and food prices, rose 0.2 percent, the Labor Department said. But over the past year, core prices are up just 1 percent. The absence of inflation pressures means the Federal Reserve can keep interest rates at record lows to bolster the economic recovery. In the Commerce report, the government said building permits, a gauge of future activity, sank 11.5 percent to an annual rate of 606,000.

EU: Crisis requires both cuts and spending BRUSSELS (AP) — Some European governments must slash debt sharply but others should keep spending to boost growth across the 27-nation bloc, a top EU offical urged Tuesday, as the region tries to solve a debt crisis by imposing budget cuts that risk triggering a new recession. European Union Economy Commissioner Olli Rehn said financially troubled Greece, Spain and Portugal must push through harsh austerity programs now. But he warned that “efforts should be different according to the fiscal situation.” Countries running relatively lower deficits could “maintain less restrictive fiscal stances for the sake

of growth in Europe as a whole,” Rehn told reporters. Investors fear that the austerity measures to deal with the debt crisis will be hurt economic growth for years by cutting off government stimulus to the economy. Fears of an immediate default have been eased by a €750 billion ($1 trillion) rescue package that is to be made available to governments if they need it. But for the long term, many wonder whether some countries will face growth so weak they will have trouble paying off debts. Spain acknowledged Tuesday that new austerity measures demanded by other EU nations will curb its economic growth next year.

Wal-Mart net income rises 10% NEW YORK (AP) — WalMart Stores Inc.’s firstquarter net income rose 10 percent as the world’s largest retailer benefited from cost-cutting and robust growth in its international business. But Wal-Mart said a key measure of revenue dropped for the fourth consecutive quarter as it continued to see a decline in customer counts at its U.S. namesake stores. It also offered a muted outlook for the current quarter as shoppers worry about jobs and their finances. Still, Wal-Mart’s shares

rose more than 2 percent, or $1.29, to $53.99 because results beat Wall Street expectations. Wal-Mart said Tuesday net income was $3.32 billion, or 88 cents per share for the period ended April 30. That compares with $3.02 billion, or 77 cents per share in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose almost 6 percent to $99.85 billion, from $94.24 billion. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expected profit of 84 cents per share on revenue of $98.45 billion for the period.


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NEW YORK (AP) – Investors uneasy about the news coming out of Europe Tuesday went back to selling stocks sharply lower. The falling euro and news that German regulators plan to limit some kinds of short selling fed the drop. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down almost 115 points after giving up an early gain of 93. The Dow and broader indexes lost more than 1 percent. The euro gave stocks a boost early in the day when European Union countries sent bailout money to Greece. The move raised confidence about Europe’s ability to prevent its debt crisis from spreading to other economies including the U.S. By afternoon, though, the upbeat mood faded and the euro fell. That sapped the stock market’s strength. Treasury prices rose after demand for safer investments increased. The euro, the currency shared by 16 European nations, has been driving stock trading for weeks as investors interpreted its slide as a sign of continuing economic problems in Europe. It hit a new four-year low of $1.2160 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Germany said it is banning “naked” short selling, which occurs when traders bet on a stock or investment that they don’t own.



AT&T Aetna Alcatel-Lucent Alcoa Allstate AmEx AIG Ameriprisel Analog Devices Aon Corp. Apple Avon BB&T Corp. BNC Bancorp BP Bank of America Bassett Furniture Best Buy Boeing CBL & Asso. CSX Corp. CVS Caremark Capital One Caterpillar Inc. Chevron Corp. Cisco Systems Inc. Citigroup Coca-Cola Colgate-Palmolive Colonial Prop. Comcast Corp. Corning Inc. Culp Inc. Daimler AG Deere & Co. Dell Inc. Dillard’s Inc. Walt Disney Co. Duke Energy Corp Exxon Mobil Corp FNB United Corp. FedEx Corp. First Citizens Bank of NC Ford Fortune Brands Furniture Brands Gap Inc. General Dynamics General Electric GlaxoSmithKline Google Hanesbrands Harley-Davidson Hewlett-Packard Home Depot Hooker Furniture Intel IBM JP Morgan Chase Kellogg Kimberly-Clark Krispy Kreme La-Z-Boy LabCorp Lance


Last 25.59 29.84 2.5 11.82 31.38 39.84 37.78 41.41 27.6 40.7 252.36 27.67 32.54 9.85 45.38 15.95 5.41 42.58 67.73 15.11 53.89 35.2 41.57 63.19 76.85 24.36 3.73 53.1 83.15 14.84 16.94 18.04 13.19 50.98 57.16 15 26.53 33.73 16.94 62.79 1.5 84.06 201.39 11.55 47.82 8.42 22.58 70.55 17.23 33.66 498.37 27.31 32.6 46.79 34.73 16.58 21.43 129.95 39.02 55.46 62 3.82 12.07 76.93 19.4

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31.6 23.83 28.06 24.7 70.02 32.35 40.91 28.6 60.86 26.73 6.78 12.67 9.18 4.4 57.11 46.09 44.51 37.18 6.36 65.63 76.56 15.4 26.65 15.81 66.53 26.94 85.78 63.21 39.79 36.71 1.31 4.95 30.05 53.84 58 34.57 1.9 14.77 3.52 102.01 78.08 34.27 21.53 4.7 24.25 26.58 8.3 28.03 46.51 40.93 24.26 54.22 84.02 30.62 7 4.06 65.29 80.75 31.84 28.42 19.54 52.44 53.71 30.59 16.03

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METALS PRICING NEW YORK (AP) — Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday: Aluminum -$0.9116 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.0480 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $2.9230 N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Lead - $1863.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8921 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1216.75 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1227.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon. Silver - $19.020 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $18.835 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Platinum -$1690.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1663.20 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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Across The Nation Thursday


City ALBUQUERQUE . . ATLANTA . . . . . . . BOISE . . . . . . . . . . BOSTON . . . . . . . . CHARLESTON, SC CHARLESTON, WV CINCINNATI . . . . . CHICAGO . . . . . . . CLEVELAND . . . . . DALLAS . . . . . . . . DETROIT . . . . . . . . DENVER . . . . . . . . GREENSBORO . . . GRAND RAPIDS . . HOUSTON . . . . . . . HONOLULU . . . . . . KANSAS CITY . . . . NEW ORLEANS . .

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LAS VEGAS . . . . . . .85/68 LOS ANGELES . . . . .76/56 MEMPHIS . . . . . . . . .79/63 MIAMI . . . . . . . . . . . .88/76 MINNEAPOLIS . . . . . .80/56 MYRTLE BEACH . . . .81/63 NEW YORK . . . . . . . .62/54 ORLANDO . . . . . . . . .91/70 PHOENIX . . . . . . . . . .92/67 PITTSBURGH . . . . . .66/49 PHILADELPHIA . . . . .69/57 PROVIDENCE . . . . . .56/48 SAN FRANCISCO . . .61/49 ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . .73/55 SEATTLE . . . . . . . . . .67/49 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . .73/63 WASHINGTON, DC . .69/55 WICHITA . . . . . . . . . .64/56

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COPENHAGEN . . . . .67/56 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .57/43 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .83/75 GUATEMALA . . . . . .78/63 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .89/79 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .82/78 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .78/52 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .70/54 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .72/53 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .85/76

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Lake Levels & River Stages Lake and river levels are in feet. Change is over the past 24 hrs. Flood Pool Current Level Change High Rock Lake 655.2 654.5 +0.7 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 6.58 +3.54 Elkin 16.0 3.75 -0.10 Wilkesboro 14.0 2.74 +0.48 High Point 10.0 1.42 -0.93 Ramseur 20.0 3.98 +2.93 Moncure 20.0 M M

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ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .87/72 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .57/47 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .102/80 BARCELONA . . . . . .71/54 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .87/62 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .81/67 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .68/54 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .59/53 BUENOS AIRES . . . .71/53 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .86/66

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ALBEMARLE . . . . . .78/56 BREVARD . . . . . . . . .74/51 CAPE FEAR . . . . . . .79/63 EMERALD ISLE . . . .75/62 FORT BRAGG . . . . . .79/57 GRANDFATHER MTN . .60/46 GREENVILLE . . . . . .74/58 HENDERSONVILLE .73/51 JACKSONVILLE . . . .78/59 KINSTON . . . . . . . . . .75/58 KITTY HAWK . . . . . . .68/60 MOUNT MITCHELL . .68/49 ROANOKE RAPIDS .75/54 SOUTHERN PINES . .78/57 WILLIAMSTON . . . . .73/58 YANCEYVILLE . . . . .73/54 ZEBULON . . . . . . . . .77/55

Precipitation (Yesterday) 24 hours through 6 p.m. . . . . . . .0.08" Month to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.25" Normal Month to Date . . . . . . . . .2.30" Year to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16.39" Normal Year to Date . . . . . . . . .16.22" Record Precipitation . . . . . . . . . .1.22"

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Temperatures (Yesterday) High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .77 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Last Yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s High . . . . . . . .65 Last Yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Low . . . . . . . . .47 Record High . . . . .92 in 1962 Record Low . . . . . .38 in 1973

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Air quality data is provided by the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department.



New Panera location says pay what you want CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Panera Bread Co. is asking customers at a new restaurant to pay what they want. The national bakery and restaurant chain launched a new nonprofit store here this week that has the same menu as its other 1,400 locations. But the prices are a little different â&#x20AC;&#x201C; there arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t any. Customers are told to donate what they want for a meal, whether itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the full suggested price, a penny or $100.

The new store in the upscale St. Louis suburb of Clayton is the first of what will Panera hopes will be many around the country. Ronald Shaich, Paneraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CEO until last week, was on hand at the new bakery Monday to explain the system to customers. The pilot restaurant is run by a nonprofit foundation. If it can sustain itself financially, Panera will expand the model around the country within months. It all depends


RALEIGH â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Triangleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cable TV provider is negotiating new contracts with two broadcasters, and any breakdown could lead to blackouts for viewers this summer. Time Warner Cableâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s contract with Raleighbased Capitol Broadcasting, which owns WRALTV and Fox 50, as well as stations in Charlotte and Wilmington, expires June 30. Its contract with Walt Disney Co., which owns ABC, ESPN and other channels, expires at the end of August. Broadcasters want to collect new fees from cable providers to boost revenue and offset weaker advertising sales. Time Warner Cable isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t eager to hand over any more money for programming. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Typically, these contracts are worked out behind the scenes, and cus-

tomers never see a thing,â&#x20AC;? said local Time Warner Cable spokesman Keith Poston. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plenty of time between now and then to work things out. The best case is when customers never know about it.â&#x20AC;? Still, Time Warner Cableâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s private negotiations with other broadcasters in recent years have become very public battles. In late 2008, Viacom and Time Warner Cable both ran ads warning that their dispute could knock out channels such as Nickelodeon, home of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dora the Explorer.â&#x20AC;? WRAL General Manager Steven Hammel declined to comment on any specifics of the contract negotiations. He pointed out that Capitol, a privately held company controlled by CEO Jim Goodmon, has had a long relationship with Time Warner Cable. WRAL, the Triangleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CBS affiliate, is this marketâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top-rated station.

bears the name St. Louis Bread Co. Cares â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the chainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s former name and one it still uses in its hometown. Customers seemed alternately puzzled and pleased by the concept.

brings new scale to the idea â&#x20AC;&#x201C; its community restaurants will use the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s distribution system and have access to its national food suppliers. The first location

community where it operates. Other nonprofits have opened community kitchens, where customers set the price, and the idea has spread among food enthusiasts and philanthropists. But Panera

on whether customers will abide by the motto that hangs above the deli counter: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Take what you need, leave your fair share.â&#x20AC;? Panera hopes to open a similar location in every

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