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THOMASVILLE – The Thomasville City Council on Monday night will consider endorsing a program that could make upgrades at several of the city’s parks. At the City’s Council’s briefing Monday, City Manager Kelly Craver told members the city’s parks and recreation committee

Kevin James was appointed chairman of the accounting department in the School of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University. He is coming to A&T from Middle Tennessee State University where he served as an associate professor and director of the master of science in accounting department.

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LaToya Phifer (right), a teacher at Oak Hill Elementary School, gives instructions to Habiba Sora (from left), Rahima Gebre and Oak Hill fourth-grader Baritu Gebre, at Juanita Hills apartments Monday.

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HIGH POINT – There’s plenty of change afoot at Oak Hill Elementary School, and the school community is ready. School starts on a different day this year at the school, but many people

‘We wanted to communicate our excitement to parents about being here and our open house.’ Patrice Faison Oak Hill Elementary principal in the neighborhood already know that thanks to Principal Patrice Faison, who led a community outreach and involvement team last week that went door-to-door to alert parents that school starts Wednesday. The visits took teachers into

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Ashton Clemmon (second from right, back), assistant principal at Oak Hill Elementary, gives instructions to the team as they arrive at Juanita Hills apartments to talk to parents of children about the new school year at Oak Hill. some of the poorest areas of the city. “We wanted to communicate our excitement to parents about being here and our open house,” said Faison, who became principal on June 1. “We have done all we could to get the word out.” It worked. Parents and community residents packed the open house meeting room. “The visits also educated us about the community,” said Faison, a former assistant principal at Ragsdale High School. The Guilford County Board of Education extended Oak Hill’s school day by 45 minutes and academic year by 10 days to improve performance.

The change is part of a three-year school reform plan financed by a $6 million federal grant. The school had started as early as July under a former year-round calendar, but attendance suffered. “We will need those 10 days for instruction,” Faison said. The district’s goal is to raise the Adequate Yearly Progress score to 50 percent by the 2012-13 school year, partly by offering a longer school day and year. “We want to make sure all students (test scores) grow at least one year,” Faison said. “We need to do more.” Overall, the grant money will provide addi-

tional funds to give more support for teachers, students and parents. It will cost $325,000 a year from grant funds to pay staff for 11 months. About half of the annual $2 million grant revenue will go to staff bonuses at $424,000 and supplies and materials at $600,000. “We will do the training so that all of us will be on the same page,” Faison said. An estimated $215,000 in grant funds will go into a parent involvement program for supplies and contracted services. dnivens@hpe.com | 888-3626

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HIGH POINT – The N.C. State Highway Patrol issued its final report Monday on a fatal accident involving a state trooper in May. Sandra Allmond’s failure to yield the right of way to Trooper J.D. Goodnight’s oncoming Dodge Charger on Business Interstate 85 was the “causative factor” in the crash that killed Allmond and 11-year-old Taylor Strange on May 23, the report stated. Goodnight was pursuing a suspected speeder on the highway just east of High Point with his blue emergency lights on when Allmond attempted to turn left onto River Road into the path of the trooper, whose car slammed into Allmond’s Honda at an estimated 95 mph. “No physical evidence or witness testimony has been obtained that serves to explain why Mrs. Allmond did not yield at the green light governing I-85 Business to the oncoming patrol vehicle displaying flashing blue lights,” the report stated. Goodnight had clocked a blue vehicle traveling 80 mph and accelerated to pursue it, the report stated. One witness has disputed this account, but the report includes statements from another witness who reported seeing a small blue vehicle that fit the description of the one Goodnight was pursuing. The vehicle apparently was never apprehended. The traffic signal lights were green as the trooper approached the intersection. Goodnight saw a maroon-colored vehicle in the northbound left turn lane and thought the car was yielding to the right of way of his vehicle, the report stated. The vehicles collided in the intersection, leaving Allmond, 55, of Thomasville, and Strange, of Jamestown, dead. Goodnight, who sustained minor injuries in the accident, has since returned to duty. The speed at which Goodnight was traveling also contributed to the severity of the crash, the report stated.

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has requested that the governing body endorse the Partners for Playgrounds project. The parks and recreation committee is requesting that the City Council support the partnership to pursue the goal of $350,000, with the city’s portion of $50,000 toward the project. “This project, with the help of several of our community-minded partners, can not only solve a need in our parks, but do so in a

most timely fashion,” the committee said in a statement. “In short, the project would seek financial partners to install new and updated playground equipment in seven of our parks. Council support and approval of the project would include a city match of $50,000 along with the approval of possible naming rights to certain designated play areas within the park.” Craver said some of the play-

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grounds in Thomasville are “extremely antiquated” and “woefully” in need of replacement. The committee said Doak Park, Carver Park, the Central Recreation Center, Myers Park/Kings Row Park, Memorial Park and Turner Street Park all have needs. “We have in this community a lot of older playground equipment,” said Councilman Scott

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Man nabbed after allegedly breaking into home for drugs break-in that was in progress. The 87-year-old victim told deputies that someone had been banging on his door and when he started to open it, a possibly bald man wearing an orange shirt and tan shorts forced his way inside. The victim told officers that the intruder proceeded to go through the entire house and look in all the rooms before taking a seat at the kitchen table and asking for some drugs.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY – A Davidson County man faces a burglary charge after allegedly breaking into an elderly man’s home in search of drugs while it was occupied. Davidson County sheriff’s deputies responded to a Farmer Denton Road residence in the southern part of the county Friday night in reference to a

The victim then called 911 and the man left the house, going across the street to another residence and asking for drugs before being told to leave. Deputies who responded to the call canvassed the neighborhood to look for witnesses and additional information. After gathering more evidence, deputies were able to identify a suspect who both victims confirmed as the alleged perpetrator, according to the sheriff’s office.

glary and damage to real property, deputies said. He was booked into the Davidson County Jail under a $75,000 bond and has an appearance in Davidson County District Court scheduled for Aug. 30. The sheriff’s office was assisted in its investigation by the Denton Police Department.

Terry Shane Hazelwood, 37, of Denton, was arrested without incident. Terry Shane Hazelwood, 37, of Fricks Lane, Denton, was arrested without incident and charged with first-degree bur-

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A copperhead snake owned by Jake Martin of Eastover shows its fangs as it bites down on a metal bar. The likelihood of getting bitten by a snake is higher in North Carolina than the rest of the nation, and the chances will likely keep growing.

NC residents more likely to be bitten by snakes RALEIGH (AP) – Matt Jenkins thought he had run over a stick in the road until it struck out and bit his bare foot. The marathon runner was on a lonely road near Franklin, not far from the Tennessee state line, less than three days from completing a 760-mile barefoot run across North Carolina to raise money for the Western Youth Network. That journey’s finish is now about two weeks off, as Jenkins recovers from what turned out to be a bite from a copperhead. “It felt like a yellowjacket sting on my foot at first,” he said after being treated at a nearby hospital. “I didn’t realize it was a snake bite until it started swelling up.” Jenkins’ encounter is increas-

ingly familiar. One researcher estimates there are 19 snakebites per 100,000 people in North Carolina, compared with a national average

One researcher estimates there are 19 snakebites per 100,000 people in North Carolina. of four. Perhaps more alarming is where the bites are taking place. Development around cities like Raleigh and Charlotte has more people in areas that were once unpopulated woodlands, so encounters with vipers are on the rise.

er. Both men are from Raleigh. McKenzie was taken into custody without incident Monday afternoon at his home. He is being held without bond in the Wake County Jail. It wasn’t immediately known whether he had an attorney. McKenzie is scheduled for a court appearance today.

civic groups to see if we can raise the money through the community,” he said. “We would like to go ahead and go forward and hopefully be able to raise the money and have these projects all at one time and have these happen in the spring.” Styers said the partnership makes a lot of “economic sense.” “I support it if the community supports it,” he said. “I think the council would put our support of it contingent of raising those private funds.” dignasiak@hpe.com | 888-3657

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“Snakes have no desire to come across your path, but it happens more and more with more people and more suburbs,” said Dr. Ben German, an emergency department physician at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh who researches snakes. Although being on the business end of a snake’s fangs is terrifying, it’s not the instantly-fatal experience familiar from Hollywood films. Fewer than a dozen people die from snake bites every year, well below the number killed annually by lightning strikes. And bites from copperheads, the most frequently encountered venomous snake in North Carolina, are almost never fatal.

Man shot to death in barber shop; arrest made RALEIGH (AP) – Police have arrested a suspect in the death of a man who was gunned down at a downtown barber shop in North Carolina’s capital city. Police in Raleigh have charged 23-year-old Roger Onaje McKenzie with murder in the death of 29-year-old James Edward Ham-

Styers, the City Council’s liaison to the parks and recreation committee. “I think we have worked real hard to make sure they meet safety standards, but some of them probably barely meet safety standards. Some parks are in much better shape than others, but throughout the city there’s certain communities that really don’t have adequate playgrounds.” The recreation committee has yet to secure partners for the project, according to Craver. “Right now the process is going to the outside foundations and other

Multiple media outlets report a man ran into the barber shop, shot Hamer as he was in a barber’s chair and ran out. One week ago, a downtown Raleigh clothing store owner was stabbed during a robbery. A suspect was arrested in that case too.

RALEIGH (AP) – Gov. Beverly Perdue will let the final bill left on her desk from this year’s General Assembly session become law without her signature because she’s concerned it tries to weaken her constitutional budget authority, a spokeswoman said Monday. Perdue, in completing action on 109 bills, believes the university energy savings measure is a good idea, according to her spokeswoman, Chrissy Pearson. But the governor questions one sentence in the bill she argues usurps her power to manage the state budget. Instead of vetoing a bill that had overwhelming support in both the House

and Senate, Perdue will ask legislative leaders in a letter this week to delete Perdue the contested language when they return to work in January, Pearson said. The governor had until midnight Monday to act on the bills. “She believes it limits the governor in the performance of her constitutional duties,” Pearson said. “She expresses some hope in the long (2011) session that that will be corrected.” The bill gives University of North Carolina campuses incentives to meet energy savings requirements.

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A sea of people fills Bonnie Place in Archdale for the Bush Hill Festival. The annual festival, which takes place Sept. 11-12, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

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ARCHDALE – Organizers of the 25th annual Bush Hill Heritage Festival are seeking sponsors for the two-day event in September. “We are always looking to grow our sponsorship base because it is a great opportunity for people to promote their business and organization,� said Beverly Nelson, president of the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce. “We need vendors because of our 25th anniversary. We need vendors and sponsors to make this bigger and better.� The Bush Hill Heritage Festival, which attracts 20,000 to 25,000 people each year, is scheduled for Sept. 11-12. A concert is scheduled to take place Sept. 11 to celebrate the 25th anniversary at the corner of Bonnie Place and W. White Drive. The events on Sept. 12 will be held at Bonnie Place, on N.C. 62 and several of its side streets and the campus of Archdale Elementary. “Because it’s the 25th anniversary, there

are some extra expenses because we are doing some extra things,� Nelson said. “Every year expenses go up, so we are just looking to expand that base.� A car show that includes two new catego-

‘Because it’s the 25th anniversary, there are some extra expenses because we are doing some extra things.’ Beverly Nelson President, Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce ries – imports and antique tractors – will be a part of this year’s festivities, according to Nelson. The event also will include several activities for children. According to organizers, several venues including the main entertainment stage, car

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Funeral services will be conducted Thursday Aug 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM in J. C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. John Wheeles and Rev. Terry Boles officiating. The interment will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Memorials may be directed to High Point – Thomasville Chapter of the American Red Cross, 815 Phillips Ave. High Point, NC 27262 or to the Activities Dept, Lexington Health Care, 17 Cornelia Dr. Lexington, NC 27292 On line condolences may be sent to the Alford family at www.jcgreenandsons.com

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RICHMOND, Va. – HARRIS, Margaret, born Margaret Ellen Evans on June 1, 1915 in Guilford County, N.C., resided on Reams Road in Richmond for 59 years, passed away August 6, 2010 at The Crossings at Ironbridge. She was the daughter of Wiley Harris Evans Sr. and Lula Mae Bennett. She was the eldest of seven children and mother of three sons, Thurman, Wayne, and Randall. She is survived in life by two sons and their wives, Wayne and Ellen Harris of Powhatan and Randall and Lucy Lloyd-Harris of Mt. Gilead, N.C; one granddaughter, Heather Sawyer; three grandsons, Thurman, Ruben, and Thomas; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Dorsett of Amelia and Mrs. Heber Bryant of Salt Lake City, Utah; and one brother, F. Joseph Evans of Chesterfield. Margaret was a proud part of the graduating class of 1933 at Allen Jay School in Archdale, N.C. She performed seamstress work from her home for over 20 years and was a proud sales representative for Avon products since 1964. Her family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bliley’s - Chippenham, 6900 Hull Street Road. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 10 at Greenwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bon Secours Hospice, Windsor Business Park, 8580 Magellan Pkwy., Richmond, Va. 23227.

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CHARLOTTE (AP) – Before he shipped out for a fourth tour of Afghanistan, Army Maj. Jeff Leopold spent hundreds of dollars on toothpaste, socks, sheets, shampoo, shower sandals, deodorant, lotions and T-shirts – anything he’d need for a year’s deployment. With them, he packed everything into a Milvan, a giant militaryowned shipping box, that also held the belongings of 70 of his comrades in the Fort Bragg-based 519th Military Intelligence Battalion. The Milvan was shipped three months ago, so it would be waiting for the troops. Yet two weeks ago, when they went to get their stuff at Bagram Air Base, the box had been cleaned out. Everything had been stolen. Since then, people in Fort Bragg and Charlotte have been rallying to resupply the stolen items. On Monday, about 1,500 pounds of items are being flown to Bagram – the shipment paid for by Mercedes Benz of South Charlotte.

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America has changed, but not for the better Yes America, you’ve changed ... for the better? I think not. We have taken or have tried to take God’s name out of our government, schools, public gatherings, even holidays designated to honor Christian beliefs this country was founded upon. Our government no longer represents “the people.” Bailouts and health care reform demonstrated that. Our court system is in disarray and virtually nonfunctional. Schools are a failure as we graduate a vast number of completely unprepared young people for today’s job market. Our economy continues to decline and unemployment remains unacceptable. The national debt can’t be comprehended by most of us. Our borders are a joke. Immigration is out of control. Did I miss anything? How’s that change working out for you? I’m not talking politics here, I’m talking “way of life.” Yes, America changed; just not for the better. Maybe it’s time we return

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to the core beliefs that made America what America once was – and I believe can be once again. America was founded upon Christian beliefs. Those offended have the right to leave. Put God back in our lives and take much of the government out! America is an English-speaking country; make it official. One national language has contributed to our strength. Secure our borders; allow orderly legal immigration. Put God, country, authority, discipline and rewards for success back in the schools. Demand fair trade policies. America will no longer support or sustain the world at our expense. Elect leaders based on experience, honor and moral integrity, not on influence from special interest groups. The morning the World Trade Center towers collapsed as a result of a cowardly act of war, there was no black, white, Hispanic, liberal or conservative. We were all Americans, and we looked to God and raised our flag over the rubble. ... Look at us now. MIKE HANCOCK Trinity

Leaders must tell the truth about our problems Our leaders think we are stupid. We know the country is in a mess, yet they keep informing us that everything is fine. In England, after the German blitzkrieg, the people were depressed. Then a great man came on – Sir Winston Churchill – and told them the truth, that they were in a mess and they could possibly be invaded. The attitude of the people changed to one of determination to save their country, which they did. We need someone who is honest and will tell us what a mess we are in. Not to continue lying to us. MAUREEN HUGHES Lexington

In politics, goal should be to do what’s best for country A recent contributor to Your View letters to the editor stated the “name of the game in politics is to defeat the opposition.” It is normal and understand-

able that persons have different philosophies and different approaches to governance, and that is probably a good thing. Furthermore, it is appropriate for persons to advocate for their position. But to say the goal of politics should be to defeat the opposition is, in my opinion, exactly what is wrong about politics in America – and probably in almost every other place. Blindly following the party line for the sole purpose of defeating the opposing party is not only counterproductive; it is unpatriotic. The goal of politics should be to do what is best for the country. Politics is not a sport. BOB RULE High Point

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ake no mistake: Revonda Johnson will be missed – by students, faculty and staff, parents and Guilford County Schools! As Johnson, principal at High Point Central High School since 2005, heads for a position as instructional improvement officer for Peoria (Ill.) Public Schools, “Parents have already started sending out e-mails saying they want the right person who will continue the programs they have,” to replace her, according to J. Carlvena Foster, District 1 representative on the Guilford County Board of Education. While guiding Central for the last five years, Johnson brought the school plenty of recognition – The Hubert B. Humphrey Jr. award, used for professional development in support of a new co-teaching system that will allow the school to serve exceptional children and special student populations more effectively; the 2007 “Best in Class” Secondary Principal of the Year for leading Central to higher academic achievements, meeting both state and federal standards; and the 2009 Humanitarian of the Year award by the city of High Point for her work for social justice and human rights. Johnson has set the bar high at Central, and her successor should have the same passion for constant improvement, a similar hands-on approach and outstanding leadership skills. We wish Revonda Johnson the best in her new pursuit.

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or years, environmental activists have pushed state and federal officials to enact costly, far-reaching policies to combat global warming. They’ve run ad campaigns and endorsed politicians. They’ve attacked the reputation of scientists who don’t agree with their alarmism about climate change. They’ve produced books, websites, videos, even Hollywood movies to push their agenda. And they’ve failed. In Washington, Senate Democrats have just decided not to move a “cap and trade” bill designed to change the structure of energy production in the United States by raising the price of fossil fuels. In Raleigh, legislative Democrats created a commission back in 2005 to propose state laws and policies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from North Carolina households and businesses. The commission has just disbanded without recommending any major initiatives. Why have the alarmists’ efforts achieved so little? They offer a multitude of handy explanations, most of them based on crackpot conspiracy theories involving oil companies, real-estate interests, the Religious Right, and water-breathing space aliens set on melting the polar icecap as a prelude to colonizing the Earth’s oceans. OK, so I made that last part up, but it’s not much of an exaggeration of the absurdity of their allegations. There’s no need for elaborate explanation. A straightforward one will do. Voters are properly skeptical about any energy policy promising to make their lives better by raising the cost of driving their cars, heating their homes, buying their groceries and operating their businesses. No amount of environmental propaganda has been able to replace their skepticism with credulousness. In the midst of a painful recession, with North Carolina’s jobless rate remaining in

double digits for more than two years now, the idea of using government regulations or taxes to raise the cost of energy has little support. Not only would such policies impose additional hardships on households, but they would also OPINION make North Carolina less competitive for new or expanding John industry – while accomplishing Hood precisely nothing even if the ■■■ goal of reducing greenhousegas emissions was a reasonable one, since North Carolina’s share of global emissions is negligible. The voters have shown themselves to have more common sense than the alarmists anticipated. Offered pie-in-the-sky forecasts of green-job creation and long-term savings from expensive alternative-fuel subsidies, voters have come to doubt them. Treated to copious news coverage of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, voters have concluded that stringent safety requirements need to be enacted and enforced – not that American oil exploration is a bad idea. And subjected to years of attempted indoctrination about the risks of catastrophic global warming, voters have concluded that scientists should continue to research the issue and study promising new technologies – not that Congress or state legislatures should immediately pass laws wreaking havoc on an already weakened economy and mandating fundamental changes in the way we live, work, shop and travel. The public’s priorities are clear at the moment: address the serious fiscal and economic problems facing North Carolina and the nation. Climate-change legislation would worsen them. So it’s going nowhere. JOHN HOOD is president of the John Locke Foundation and publisher of CarolinaJournal.com.

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Charity plans to stay in Afghanistan despite murders KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A Christian charity said Monday it had no plans to leave Afghanistan despite the brutal murders last week of 10 members of its medical aid team, six of them Americans. Police were holding the lone Afghan survivor for question-

ing, insisting he is not a suspect although authorities have lingering questions about his account of the horrific massacre in northern Afghanistan. The attack, far from the main theaters of the war in the east and south, underscored the growing insecurity in the region.

It was also the biggest assault on foreign Christians since the 2007 kidnapping of 23 South Korean missionaries by the Taliban in Ghazni province. Two male hostages were slain before the South Korean government negotiated their release the following month.

The survivor of last week’s attack, a driver named Saifullah who had worked for the humanitarian group for four years, was flown to Kabul on Sunday from Badakhshan province. Also taken to the capital were the bodies of the six Americans, two Afghans, a Briton and a Ger-

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Hezbollah accuses Israel of assassination BEIRUT – The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militants presented aerial reconnaissance footage Monday that he said implicates Israel in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. But Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, who has been in hiding since his Shiite Muslim group battled Israel in a monthlong 2006 war, acknowledged the material was not absolute proof.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea fired about 110 rounds of artillery Monday near its disputed sea border with South Korea, the South’s military said, amid high tension over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on North Korea. The firing came shortly after South Korea ended five-day naval drills off the west coast that the North called a rehearsal for an invasion, vowing to retaliate. All the artillery shells harmlessly landed into the North’s waters and caused no damage to

UN: Pakistan’s misery tops tsunami, Haiti

Iran to expunge ’dirty’ dollar and euro reserves TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s vice president says the country should get rid of its “dirty” dollar and euro reserves in response to U.N. sanctions over its nuclear program. Mohammad Reza Rahimi says Iran will only conduct business in Iranian rials and the currencies of countries with which they trade.

Colombia VP has heart bypass surgery BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia’s brandnew vice president underwent heart bypass surgery Monday. Angelino Garzon was rushed to the hospital with severe chest pains just two days into his term. Tests revealed “heart disease in multiple vessels.” ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

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US military judge seals sentence for Gitmo inmate GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) – A U.S. military judge on Monday ordered that a plea agreement capping the sentence of an Osama bin Laden aide be sealed, shrouding in secrecy the first Guantanamo conviction under President Barack Obama. The judge, Air Force Lt. Col. Nancy Paul, said the deal limiting how much more time detainee Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al-Qosi spends in confinement will not be revealed until after his release. She said that condition of the plea bargain was requested by

the government and agreed to by the detainee’s lawyers. The sealing of the sentence is a first for the military commissions system, which the Obama administration has pledged to make more transparent. A spokesman for prosecutors, Navy Capt. David Iglesias, said he could not comment on the reasons for the secrecy. But he said it was consistent with federal courts’ handling of matters involving national security and claimed it was also in al-Qosi’s best interest. “We don’t want to create a disincentive for a detainee to plead guilty,” he said.

IAEA: Iran activates enrichment equipment VIENNA (AP) – Iran has activated equipment to enrich uranium more efficiently in a move that defies the U.N. Security Council, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday. The Vienna-based nuclear watchdog said Iran has started us-

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man who were gunned down after finishing a two-week medical mission treating Afghan villagers in the remote Parun valley of Nuristan province. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the Thursday murders, alleging that the group was trying to convert Muslims.

Tuesday August 10, 2010

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Cheney out of hospital a month after surgery WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released from a suburban Washington hospital on Monday following surgery Cheney last month to install a pump that helps his failing heart work. Cheney left Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Northern Virginia to continue his recovery at his home, according to a statement released by his office. Cheney, 69, has had five heart attacks since he was 37 and suffers from congestive heart failure.

Critics rain on Spain getaway for first lady WASHINGTON – It sounded simple enough: a mother-daughter getaway during the dog days of August. But it’s not so simple when Mom is the first lady of the United States. And the trip is to a luxury resort on Spain’s Costa del Sol. During tough economic times at home. Michelle Obama’s five-day trip to the south of Spain with daughter Sasha touched off a minifirestorm stoked by questions about the wisdom of such a glamorous trip and over-the-top speculation about who was footing the bill and how many friends were along for the ride.

Gates: Belt-tightening will cut military jobs WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people around Norfolk, Va., and begin to eliminate other jobs throughout the military. The announcement was the first major step by Gates to find $100 billion in savings in the next five years. Gates says that money is needed elsewhere within the Defense Department to repair a force ravaged by years of war and to prepare troops for the next fight.

NASA aims for more space station repairs CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA scrambled Monday to put together a new plan of attack to get the International Space Station back to full cooling, following this past weekend’s unsuccessful repair effort. A jammed connector and ammonia leak prevented two spacewalking astronauts from removing a broken pump Saturday. Until the pump is replaced, the space station has to limp along on only half its cooling capability. The system isn’t for the astronauts’ comfort, but rather keeps electronic equipment from overheating. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

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Wedding planner Sheryl Lindsay flips through an album while talking about the impact of the Gulf oil spill on her business in Orange Beach, Ala. Her business is on the brink, crumbling with cancellations over oil concerns.

Gulf relief well down to tricky 100 feet NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The relief well being drilled to ensure crude never again spills into the ocean from BP’s paralyzed well in the Gulf of Mexico has been dubbed the ultimate solution to the drama that’s unfolded over the past three months. It’s the final, suspenseful act as one man guides a drill more than two miles beneath the sea floor and three miles from the surface, trying to hit a target less than half

the size of a dartboard. The drill is about as wide as a grapefruit, and the target now lies less than 100 feet away. If John Wright misses, BP engineers will pull the drill bit up, pour concrete in the off-track hole and then try again. Wright is 40-for40, though, having helped capped wells across the world in four decades of work. And he seemed confident in a June video put out by BP that he could make it 41-for-41.

“Out of 40 relief wells that I’ve drilled, we’ve never missed yet,� Wright said. “I’ve got high confidence we will take care of this problem as soon as we can get there.� Work began during the weekend to finish drilling the well, and company and government officials say they could hit their target as early as Friday. If it hits, engineers will perform a “bottom kill� by pouring in mud and cement to permanently seal the blown-out well.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Top White House officials told BP executives Monday to move quickly on paying state and local government claims in the Gulf and stay committed to long-term recovery from the oil spill there. President Barack Obama celebrated progress in stopping the runaway well, saying that “the battle to stop the oil from flowing into the Gulf is just about over.� “Our work goes on, though,� Obama said during an appearance with the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. “I made a commitment to the people of the Gulf Coast that I would stand by them not just until the well was closed but until they recovered from the damage that’s been done. And that’s a commitment my administration is going to keep.�

House ethics panel outlines charges against Waters

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1st woman to head major US intelligence agency FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) – Letitia A. Long became the first woman director of a major U.S. intelligence agency Monday, taking her post as chief of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency at a ceremony at the agency’s halfbuilt, high-tech campus in Springfield, Va. Long saluted what the relatively new agency has accomplished. “I have never seen an agency as young as the NGA do so much in so little time,� Long said of the organization, which was established in 1996. Her 32-year career has led to a series of senior management positions: deputy director of Naval Intelligence, deputy un-

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GUILFORD COUNTY – If you think you bought too many school supplies during the taxfree weekend or if you want to recycle some items, there is a warehouse willing to take the goods. Guilford County Schools partnered with Guilford Education Alliance and Welfare Reform Liaison Project to sponsor the Teacher Supply Warehouse on Yanceyville Street in Greensboro. The large warehouse also offers storage for teachers who do not have enough space at school. Educators register for a shopping day and then they can pick up supplies for their classrooms for free. Last year, donors contributed more than $300,000 in school supplies, ranging from arts and craft supplies to wallpaper books, according to the Alliance. A recent survey sponsored by OfficeMax showed that teachers spend an average of $623 each year on classroom supplies – basics like paper, pencils, crayons and notebooks. With more than 50 percent of GCS students qualifying for free or reduced lunch, many parents simply cannot afford to send their children to school with all the necessary items needed for the classroom. “My first visit to the Supply Warehouse was so nice. I got supplies for my class that we really needed to enhance our classroom – books for the children, math and writing journals, crayons and pencils, magic markers and plastic bags for items to be sent home for the children to use and bring back to school,” Thay Evans of Fairview Elementary School said in remarks quoted on a district website. Donors Choose allows donors the flexibility to support their favorite school or teacher in the Guilford County School system.

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Kathryn “Cookie” Billings will retire Oct. 1 after 24 years as town manager for Jamestown.

Longtime Jamestown manager will retire this fall BY PAUL B. JOHNSON ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

JAMESTOWN – Town Manager Kathryn “Cookie” Billings will retire from the staff of the municipality where she’s worked for 24 years, but that doesn’t mean she’ll depart from her service to Jamestown. Instead, Billings said her service will take a new path after she retires this fall as the top administrator for the community sandwiched between High Point and Greensboro. Billings said she will remain active in Jamestown through her volunteer involvement in organizations such as Rotary and the Girl Scouts. “I’ve already gotten several calls from friends who are on different boards asking me to do some things,” said Billings, who is retiring after a 30-year overall career in local government. Billings recently said she’ll retire as town manager effec-

tive Oct. 1. She has worked for Jamestown in different capacities for 24 years, 21 of those years consecutively. Billings has served as town manager for the past four years. She said she’s remained with

‘For me, the appeal has been the people that I work with and the community.’ ‘Cookie’ Billings Jamestown town manager the Jamestown government because of the small-town atmosphere of the community, which has 3,200 residents, and the friendships she’s made during her career. “For me, the appeal has been the people that I work with and the community. It’s fun to be

in a small town – if you come to some of the events we have here, everybody knows everybody,” said Billings, who grew up in Greensboro. Jamestown Mayor Keith Volz praised Billings for her years of work. “She’s done a great job in guiding us financially,” the mayor said. Volz said Assistant Town Manager Chuck Smith probably will take on the role of interim town manager after Billings departs. Smith said Monday that he would be comfortable as interim town manager. When asked whether he’d be interested in the town manager job permanently, Smith said, “I honestly have not thought beyond my role as public services director and assistant town manager. It would be premature to talk about it.” pjohnson@hpe.com | 888-3528

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Accused gunman makes first court appearance BY PAT KIMBROUGH ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

HIGH POINT – The victim of a weekend shooting in High Point’s Southside neighborhood sustained eight gunshot wounds, authorities said Monday. Qumain Terez Pratt, of Forrest Street, was listed in good condition at High Point Regional Hospital, two days after he was shot multiple times and found by police officers in the 1400 block of Cloverdale Street.

“He underwent surgery and will probably be (hospitalized) a few weeks,” High Point Police Detective Chris Weisner said during a court appearance for Pratt’s alleged attacker. Shannon Clint Thornton, 28, of Oneka Avenue, remained in the Guilford County Jail in High Point Monday under a $100,000 bond on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Guilford County District Court Judge Betty Brown kept the bond at that amount after Weisner and Assistant District Attorney Seth Banks said they weren’t opposed to his bond remaining at the level at which it was set by a magistrate following his arrest on Saturday afternoon. Police said previously they believed the shooting, which occurred about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, resulted from an ongoing

dispute between Pratt and Thornton. Weisner said the shooting took place at the intersection of Coltrane Avenue and Cloverdale Street. The scene is just off S. Main Street in the Southside neighborhood, where violent crime has fallen since police launched a street-level drug initiative there a few years ago that focused on shutting down open-air drug markets and associated crime.

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Weisner said neither the suspect nor the victim is from Southside. Court officials said Thornton has one prior conviction on his criminal record – for simple possession of a controlled substance in 2009. Pretrial Services officials said multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon charges against him were dismissed in 2006. pkimbrough@hpe.com | 888-3531

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Terry Dula ASHEBORO – Terry Grandon Dula, age 74, of 245 Gum St., Randleman died Monday, August 9, 2010 at his home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 3:00 pm at Central Falls Baptist Church, 1332 Old Liberty Rd., Asheboro with Rev. Gerald Hussey and Rev. Dale Collingwood officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Mr. Dula was a native of Randolph County and a member of Central Falls Baptist Church. He was retired from Woodmen of the World Lodge #921 after 25 years of service and was owner/operator of T & M Stone Company of Randleman. Mr. Dula was Margaret’s beloved husband of 55 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Beatrice Royals Dula and Grandon Coy Dula. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Wiles Dula; daughters, Janice Dula Jennings and her husband Michael of Asheboro, Teresa Dula Hill and her husband Donnie of Asheboro; son, David Terry Dula and his wife Paulette of Randleman; grandchildren, Brandon Jennings and his wife Eloisa of Asheboro, Joshua Jennings of Asheboro, Emily Hill Harless and her husband Ben of Severn, MD, Jennifer Hill of Asheboro, Tiffany Tilley of Randleman, Michael Dula of Randleman; great granddaughter, Victoria Jennings of Asheboro; niece and sister-in-law, Carol Hall and her husband Jimmy of Randleman; sister, Linda Henson of Asheboro; brother, Larry Dula and his wife Eva of Lawrenceville, GA and beloved pet, Dusty. The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 10, 2010 from 6 to 8 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of White Oak Family Physicians and Hospice of Randolph for their loving care. Memorials may be made to Hospice Of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204-0009. Online condolences may be made at www. pughfuneralhome.com.

Mary Craven HIGH POINT – Mary Catherine Cheek Craven died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2010, at the age of 83. She had been in declining health since suffering a stroke in 2004 and lived most recently at Pennybyrn at Maryfield nursing facility in High Point. A memorial service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held Thursday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Pennybyrn at Maryfield, 1315 Greensboro Rd., High Point. Dr. Jim Summey will officiate. Burial will precede the service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, at Floral Garden Park Cemetery in High Point. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Eastchester Rd., High Point. Memorials may be directed to The Hospice Home of High Point or Pennybyrn at Maryfield. Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. The family is grateful for those who cared for her at her home on E. Parkway, for all the tender mercies at Maryfield’s McEwen House, and most especially for the angels at Hospice Home. It was Hospice that introduced us to the healing image of a ship, which may seem to us to disappear at the horizon, but which is being welcomed as it comes into view in a new place. Mary was gifted to this world on Feb. 16, 1927, in Asheboro, N.C., the eldest of nine children, two of whom died in infancy, born to William Thur-

Mary Pickett Rhodes LEXINGTON – Mrs. Mary Pickett Rhodes, 87, of Lakewood Drive, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at her home surrounded by her family. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Reformed United Church of Christ. Burial will follow at the Lexington City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in the church parlor and other times at the home.

Shorty Beck LEXINGTON – Clois Gilmer “Shorty” Beck, 89, of E. Old Highway 64, died Monday, August 9, 2010, at Hinkle Hospice House. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at Hedrick’s Grove United Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

Beatrice Dorsey HIGH POINT –Beatrice Dorsey, 79, died Aug. 8, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at People’s Funeral Service Inc.

man and Macie Marley Cheek. After high school, she moved from Franklinville to attend nursing school at High Point Memorial Hospital. Almost immediately upon graduation, on Sept. 4, 1948, she married her one love, the late William McKinley Craven, and had many happy years as his wife, as a private duty nurse and eldercare nurse at Wesleyan Arms, and as a loving mother and grandmother. Despite hardships, including her husband’s disabling illness at an early age, she persevered, inspiring others with her strength and courage, and finding joy in friends, family and her faith. She was blessed with a 55-year nursing career. Her gentle touch comforted many through their illnesses and eased others as they passed from one life to the next. There have been few like her, and in our hearts, none. Mary lived as she died, with grace and goodness. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Linda Kastleman and Karen Robinette; two granddaughters, Rebecca and Catherine Kastleman; son-in-law Ken Kastleman; siblings Louise Allred, and Wade, Donald, Marvin, Jesse, and Max Cheek, and their spouses; a number of nieces and nephews; and many, many friends. We who love her miss her radiant smile, generous heart and prayerfulness on our behalf.

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THOMASVILLE – Mr. William Ray “Billy” Cox, (Bill Bob), 53, a resident of 3818 Fuller Mill Rd. died Sunday, August 8, 2010 at High Point Regional Hospital. He was born on April 8, 1957 in Surry County to James Decatur Cox and Annie Lawson Cox. He worked at Southern Resin, Thomas Built Buses, Inc., Dillard Plastics and most recently with Clearview Bag Company. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Deborah Lynn Cox. Surviving in addition to his mother, Annie Lawson Cox of Thomasville is his fiancée, Annette Sullivan Nobles of the home; daughter, Tanya Nobles Draughn and husband Chad of Denton; brother, Jimmy Cox and wife Jo Ann of Thomasville; sisters, Sandy New and husband Charles of Thomasville, Rita Brinkley and husband Doug of Thomasville, and Martha Ali and husband Mir of Trinity; granddaughter, Alison Grace Draughn; nieces, Crystal Biscoe and husband Corey, and Rehana Ali; and nephews, Alan Brinkley, Jimmy Ray Cox and wife Ava, and Shawn Ali. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Dr. Steve Chipps officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6-8 pm. On-line condolences may be sent to www.jcgreenandsons. com.

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ARCHDALE – Mr. Jeffrey Wayne Beck, 43, died on Sunday, August 8, 2010. He was born on May 15, 1967 in Davidson County. He was of Baptist faith and worked most of his life in construction. He had a love for fishing and restoring old homes. Jeff was a big fan of Nascar, Old # 3 Dale Earnhardt was his favorite driver. Surviving Mr. Beck are his daughter, Jessi House and husband David, and twin sons, Jordan and Jeffrey Beck, all of Thomasville; mother, Patsy Cardwell Tilley and husband W.L. Tilley; father, Ronald Beck; brother, Ronald “Randy” Beck, Jr. and wife Regina; and sisters, Dana Stewart and husband Paul and Lindy Wyett and husband Steven. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10th at Sechrest Funeral Service in Archdale, 120 Trindale Road. The family will receive friends from 6:30- 8 p.m. following the service. Online condolences can be sent to www.sechrestfunerals.net.

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HIGH POINT – Mrs. Rebecca “Becky� Cumblidge Sutphin, 62, passed away, Friday, August 6, 2010 after a yearlong battle with cancer. A native of and lifelong resident of High Point, she was born October 31, 1947, a daughter to the late Rev. Hubert and Mrs. Kathryn Jackson. For over twenty-seven years she was employed with High Point Regional Hospital as a Nurse’s Assistant. She will be greatly missed by many. Becky is survived by husband, Troy Sutphin of the home, children, Laura Howard and husband Steve of Conover, NC, Amy Mascunana and husband Kevin of Bloomingdale, GA, Angela Murrow and husband Jeff of High Point, Caleb Cumblidge of Lexington, sisters, Miriam Moon of Archdale, and Martha Carrigan of High Point, eight grandchildren; Rebecca Mascunana, Michael Mascunana, Dylan Murrow, Chloe Murrow, Jonathan Cumbildge, Dalton Murrow, Zachary Mascunana, an Tylor Mascunana. A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be directed to the Hospice Home at High Point, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC. Hospice was a blessing to Becky and our family over the past year. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

ARCHDALE – Mrs. Frances “Pete� Whitfield Kearns, 81, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2010 at the GrayBrier Nursing Home. Mrs. Kearns was born in Homer, GA, November 21, 1928, a daughter of Arthur Garfield Whitfield and Mamie Lucille Segars Whitfield. She worked at Allen Jay School and then for Power Line Company. She was a member of Highland United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-mother, Maggie Goins, two sisters, Vernell Lance and Vailee Moore, and a brother, Hollis Whitfield and a half-sister, Brenda Whitfield. Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Jack Kearns of the home; three daughters, Deran Hall and her husband Ronald of Archdale, Donree Warschkow of Snow Camp, and Mica Kearns of Graham; a brother, Henry Whitfield of Kernersville; two half-sisters, Joann Proctor and Carolyn Watts, both of Thomasville; two half-brothers, Bobby Whitfield and his wife Mary Jo of Burlington and Gene Whitfield and his wife Joy of Trinity; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery by the Rev. Mel Anderson. Davis Funerals and Cremations is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at davisfuneralsandcremations. com.

“Bob� Stephens HIGH POINT – Robert “Bob� Stephens passed away on Sunday afternoon, August 8, 2010, at High Point Regional Hospital after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Christine Stephens. Bob attended Immaculate Heart of Mary School. A lifetime resident of High Point, Bob enjoyed many friends and acquaintances, particularly his Wellington Street and Coventry Road neighbors. He was involved in the ARC of High Point and worked at the Guilford County Sheltered Workshop/Lifespan for many years. Bob enjoyed a special relationship with his home mates at the High Point UMAR home and his many friends at First United Methodist Church. For several years he was active in the Oak Hollow Civitan Club. Bob is survived by a sister, Anne Stephens Powers of Winston-

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LEXINGTON – Catherine Beck Leonard, age 92, of Woodsway Drive, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. A funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Lexington City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Richard and Martha Swing, 104 Acacia Circle, Lexington.

THOMASVILLE – Mr. Gilmer Richard “Rick� Newsom, Jr., 57, of Hasty School Road, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The family will receive friends at a memorial visitation Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be sent at www.jcgreenandsons. com.

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HIGH POINT – Mrs. Bonnie Stutts Bodenhamer, 95, passed away Monday, August 09, 2010 at Westchester Manor. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Davis Funerals and Cremations.

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Salem, a brother and sister-in-law Jim and Joyce Stephens of High Point; nieces Robyn Powers and Taylor Powers; nephews James Stephens, III, Joey Stephens and Christopher Powers. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Robert “Bob� Stephens will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Chris Fitzgerald and the Reverend Fran Moran officiating. The family will greet friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the Life Tribute Center of Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Bland Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church of High Point, 512 N. Main Street, High Point, NC 27260. Online condolences may be made at www. cumbyfuneral.com Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

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he person who has painstakingly strived for weight loss during the years has probably heard of many methods. Cabbage soup and detoxification diets are just a couple examples of the countless fad diets concocted and promising quick weight loss for a trimmer you. If you have just passed the six-month evaluation of your New Yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s resolution to lose weight and want to get back on track to meet your goal, here are some tips for choosing a good weight loss program. A promise of rapid weight loss is not a good sign of a healthier plan. Fast weight loss increases the risk of losing water, lean muscle and bone. Weight loss of a half to two pounds per week is a good rate. Steer away from diets that restrict certain foods. Each food group has important vitamins and minerals often unique to that group. There should be some variety of food choices. There is no one-sizefits-all weight-loss plan. A good plan will fit into your lifestyle and food budget. If it requires cooking but you canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t cook, that plan may not work. If you have to buy special foods and you have a tight budget, it may not be realistic. If you need to eat six meals per day but canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t eat snacks at work, try another program. Any program that says there is no need to exercise isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t the best choice. If you want to maintain a healthy weight, build muscle and lose fat, the best path is a combination of eating healthier and being more active. All diets promote different ways of eating fewer calories. Some are more restrictive; some have better balance, and some are easier to follow. One important key to weight loss is eating fewer calories than you are burning through activity and exercise. Most diets should not go below 1,500 calories for men and 1,200 calories for women per day. For more help with weight loss, contact The Fitness Center at High Point Regional Health System. It offers one-on-one nutrition counseling, or you can sign up for the weight loss program called, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Plan.â&#x20AC;? An informational session is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 14.

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Guilford offers LSAT prep course GREENSBORO â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Law School Admissions Test preparation course will be offered beginning Aug. 28 at Guilford College. Students will be given strategies and practice sessions for all sections of the LSAT and receive an individual writing analysis from an experienced instructor. The course will take place on Saturdays, Aug. 28, Sept. 11, 18, 25 and Oct. 2. Cost is $499, which includes two LSAT workbooks. Class size is limited to 24. Call 316-2169 for information and to register.

Guilford Education Alliance recently elected new board members and officers. Officers are Jarvis Harris, chairman; Nathan Duggins, vice chairman; Uma Avva, secretary; Alan Pike, treasurer; Ann Busby, immediate past chairwoman. New board members are: Ericka Best-Hunt of Sealy Corp., community representative Susan Culp, Javier Gomez of Dynamic Quest, community representative Mitch Johnson, Barry Kitley of Samet Corp., Denise Turner of City of Greensboro, Katherine HaddixHill of Moses Cone Health System.

Answer to yesterdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s question: Yes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. So he drove out the man;â&#x20AC;? (Genesis 3:23-24) Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bible question: Adam and Eve ate of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Was there another reason they were put out of Eden? BIBLE QUIZ is provided by Hugh B. Brittain of Shelby.

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at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Carl Chavis YMCA, 2351 Granville St. BUSINESS NETWORK International meets noon-1:15 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral at Oak Hollow Mall. PIEDMONT/TRIAD TOASTMASTERS Club meets at noon Wednesday at Clarion Hotel, 415 Swing Road, Greensboro. J.C. Coggins at 665-3204 or 3010289 (cell).

JAMESTOWN LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Parkwood Baptist Church, 2107 Penny Road. Ralph Holmes at 454-8620. THOMASVILLE LIONS Club meets at noon Thursday at Big Game Safari Steakhouse, 15 Laura Lane, Room 300, Thomasville.

ROTARY CLUB of Willow Creek meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive. Karen Morris, 887-7435

AMERICAN BUSINESS Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Association, Furniture Capital Chapter, meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive.

PREMIER CIVITAN CLUB meets noon-1 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday at Tex & Shirleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Family Restaurant, 4005 Precision Way. 621-4750.

THOMASVILLE JAYCEES meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Thomasville Jaycees Clubhouse, 1017 Lacy Hepler Road. Heather English at 472-1306 or 883-0353.

ROTARY CLUB of High Point meets at noon Thursday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive. Wes Patterson, district governor, will speak.

NAT GREENE TOASTMASTERS Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St.

PIEDMONT TRIAD LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday at the Womanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Club of High Point, 4106 Johnson St.

TRIAD ACTION Astronomy Club meets at 7 p.m. Friday at the Archdale Library, 10433 S. Main St. Arthur â&#x20AC;&#x153;Budâ&#x20AC;? Oates at 431-5062.

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them, but they might have to cut back a bit. In the past, people with calcium oxalate stones were put on a calcium-restricted diet. Dietary calcium has little to nothing to do with contributing to these stones. Doctors don’t restrict calcium now. None of this applies to you. It applies only to those who have had a calcium oxalate stone. Dear Dr. Donohue: There’s a swelling behind my left elbow. It’s soft and doesn’t hurt. People ask me what it is. I don’t know. What is it? – K.D. This is a guess. A doctor has to see it to make the right diagnosis. I’m reasonably sure it’s bursitis – olecranon bursitis. Bursas are round, flat disks about the size of a nickel that lie between tendons and bones. They reduce friction when tendons move across bones. Overuse is one of the reasons bursa fill with fluid. A doctor can remove the fluid with a needle and syringe and then wrap an elastic bandage around the elbow to prevent the fluid from reforming. DR. DONOHUE regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475

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Stewart to become father again at 65 LONDON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster, 39, have announced they are expecting their second child â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and the 65year-old rockerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s seventh. Lancaster The couple said in a statement Monday that they learned the â&#x20AC;&#x153;happy newsâ&#x20AC;? in June.

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HOMER, Alaska (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; An online video shows Sarah Palin engaging a protester in front of a banner that calls her the â&#x20AC;&#x153;WORST GOVERNOR EVER.â&#x20AC;? Media personality Shannyn Moore, a Palin critic, posted video of Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s encounter in Homer, Alaska, to YouTube. Moore says the former GOP vice presidential nominee was in Homer to shoot scenes for her upcoming TV series. The video shows Kathleen Gustafson telling Palin she wanted her to honor her responsibilities as governor, but Palin quit â&#x20AC;&#x153;when cash was wavedâ&#x20AC;? in her face. Palin responds: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Oh,

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Justice Scalia unhurt after tripping outside restaurant WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Justice Antonin Scalia is unhurt after he tripped outside a restaurant in Providence, R.I. The incident happened Sunday after he had eaten at an Italian cafe. Christopher Spertini,

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Taking the train Passengers cite variety of reasons for choosing to ride the rails BY DIANNA BELL ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

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’Sometimes, I’ll just ride the train for a day for the fun of it.’ Dave Williams Train enthusiast gers also can call (800) USA-RAIL or go online to www.amtrak.com to buy a ticket. They have the option of buying a ticket on the train for a slightly higher price. This ease and convenience has led to an increase in individuals opting for a smooth train ride as opposed to what they deem as the hassle of hopping on a plane or fueling up their cars as their means for travel. Eight passenger trains pass through the tracks at High Point Station daily, heading north as far as New York, and south to Charlotte. From Charlotte to Raleigh, the train moves at a speed of about 80 mph, according to train enthusiast Dave Williams. “Sometimes, I’ll just ride the train for a day for the fun of it,” Williams said. Williams is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to the train system, and has an answer for

almost every locomotive-related question thrown his way. He spouted off the complete train schedule and names of the trains that passed below the High Point station each day. At 8:48 a.m. on a recent sunny Thursday, travelers boarded Train 80, the Carolinian, on its way to destinations north. Suzanne Greer, who boarded on her way to Rocky Mount, noted this was her first time on a train since childhood. “I don’t feel like driving and going through the traffic,” said Greer, who is from Southport. Evelon Terry of Winston-Salem was dropping off a passenger and said trains are the only way she travels. “I love the train,” Terry said. “I only fly if I have to.” Having to be alert at all times while driving, keeping your hands at the 10 and 2 positions on the wheel and the exhaustion of putting up with bumper-to-bumper traffic are some reasons drivers have converted to the train. Others note that having to go two hours early to the airport and making it through security with the correct measurements of liquids are nuisances they try to avoid. When boarding the train, a conductor asks passengers where they are headed. This determines which car they are directed toward. An attendant checks the weight of the carry-ons, which cannot exceed 50 pounds. Passengers file on, find a seat and wait for an attendant to check their tickets. Simple. On northbound trains, dining cars can be found with a wide range of edibles from the basic to the more satisfying. On the Carolinian, breakfast was being served, with options ranging from coffee to egg sandwiches. Alcoholic beverages also are an option aboard the northbound. Lynn Hoover, who was traveling from South Carolina to Washington, D.C., was having an early morning toddy with his newfound

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Auditions for the 201011 Preparatory Dance Program at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts will be held Saturday in Studio A in Gray Building on the campus, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem Registration is 9:30-10 a.m. There is no fee to audition. Auditions for rising third- and fourth-graders will be held 10-11 a.m. Little or no previous training is required for this age group, as acceptance is based on the child’s natural facility and potential. Auditions for rising fifththrough seventhgraders will be held 11 a.m.noon. The Preparatory Dance Program is a pre-professional dance training program that prepares students for entry into the UNCSA School of Dance’s middle school and high school professional divisions. Classes meet after school beginning in mid-September and are tuition-free for children who are accepted into the program. For more information, contact the program director Dayna Fox, at (336) 7342882 or by e-mail at foxd@uncsa. edu.

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New York-bound Elizabeth Franklin holds her dog, Benson Zander. friend, Brian Williams, who was on his way home to Baltimore. “Taking the train is a comfortable and relaxing way to travel,” Williams said. “You also get to meet new people.” Taking a train lets passengers start celebrating their vacations early or provides them with a mood-relaxer if they are so inclined, which is extremely illegal in a car. The Amtrak system also is pet friendly. Elizabeth Franklin of Winston-Salem boarded the train in Burlington and was heading to New York. She had her fluffy white buddy by the name of Benson Zander along for the ride. “This is my second time taking

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NOT BEST I like supportive partners, but South’s play wasn’t best. South would fail if trumps broke 4-1. After South ruffs the second club, he should take the A-K of trumps. When trumps break 3-2, South proceeds with his dummy reversal. If trumps broke 4-1, South would start the hearts. If East held four or more hearts, South could ruff his fourth heart in dummy.

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“My partner has convinced me that for every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism,” a club player grumbled. “He finds fault with everything I do.” My friend was declarer at today’s slam. “I ruffed the second club and counted 11 tricks,” he told me. “I couldn’t expect a 3-3 heart break, so I decided on a dummy reversal. I led a heart to the ace, ruffed a club, led a diamond to the king and ruffed a club. I cashed the ace of trumps, overtook my queen, drew the last trump and claimed. That wasn’t enough to please my partner. He acted like a pig at a pastry cart as usual: He said I’d misplayed.”

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Justin Theroux, 39; Angie Harmon, 39; Antonio Banderas, 50; Rosanna Arquette, 51 HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Emotional matters can be taken care of if you address what is bothering you head on. It’s up to you to start the ball rolling if there is something you want to pursue. Opportunities to make money as well as physical changes must be taken advantage of. There is no time for procrastination. Your numbers are 3, 11, 14, 27, 32, 35, 47 ARIES (March 21-April 19): There may be things you are questioning and people you aren’t sure of, but that is no reason to sit idle while life passes you by. The worst that can happen is rejection and the knowledge that it’s time to look and try to accomplish elsewhere. ★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): With less work and more play you’ll discover new friends, closer connections to the people you already know and a strong bond with the youngsters and elders in your life. It’s time to focus on what makes you happy. Live, love and enjoy. ★★★★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Taking action will bring you respect and the help needed to complete your goals. Love is in the stars and, single or not, you should be building a better relationship with the one you love or getting involved in interests that can lead you to a potential partner. ★★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t be afraid to do things differently but, at the same time, be prepared to deal with opposition. The possibilities ahead of you are endless but it will take initiative to get things underway. Don’t take on responsibilities that interfere with your plans. ★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Deception or emotional blackmail will lead to financial and relationship uncertainty. Keep things out in the open. Stating what you want to do and the things you like and dislike will help you avoid personal upset. ★★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Everything will be predetermined by past performance. Taking a creative or unique approach will give you the edge you need to reach your goals. Having a practical attitude will send the right message. ★★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put everything else aside and concentrate on keeping the peace. Don’t bend to the whims or demands being put on you by others. You may have to work on your own if you want to accomplish what you feel is necessary to get ahead. ★★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Interference can be expected if you try to do too much. Ask for help but only from those who owe you for past favors. Don’t allow emotional issues to cloud your vision or cause you to take a pass on something you really want to do. ★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take action and stop worrying. What you have to offer will separate you from the competition. An emotional relationship will inspire your creativity. Stick to your original plans. ★★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There is the possibility of misrepresentation if you don’t do your own negotiating. Nothing will be perfect, especially if you have unresolved problems. Clear your debts or reputation so you can move forward. ★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotional matters will develop and partnerships should probably be questioned if things aren’t going according to plan. A love connection is apparent and can contribute to your emotional well-being and your financial future. ★★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen but don’t agree to getting involved in something that really isn’t your thing. An emotional reaction regarding a job or what’s expected of you will put you in a vulnerable position. Listen and respond carefully. ★★★ 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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0244 Best Cartage is currently seeking Class A CDL Regional & Local Drivers. Must have 2 years current tractor trailer driving experience. Must have Class A CDL drivers license. Must be able to pass all DOT & company requirements. We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical insurance, life, 401K with company match, paid holidays & vacations, monthly incentive bonus, assigned new model equipment. Please call 800-849-1818 or apply online at: transportationgateway.com Furniture Movers/Drivers, Experience Required Thomasville Call 336-476-5757

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In Home Licensed 3 Star Daycare has openings for 2 infants, beginning 8/23. Lakewood Forest off Welborn Rd, Trinity. Hopewell Elementary School Area. 336-861-5564 or 336-870-5299

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New Coleman Power Mate Generator Still in Box $900 870-0723 or 475-2613

New Only 1, 8x12 Storage Bldg. Painted, Delivered & Set Up. $999. Call 336-870-0605 Window AC Unit, Elec. Dirt Bike, Lg. Bird Cages, Futon sofa, others also. 989-0508

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Unfurnished Apartments

1 br efficiency, completely furnished, all utilities paid, NO PETS, 434-4001 / 848-2276 2Br Apt. Archdale. 122A Marshall St. Quiet, Clean, A/C, Refrig, Stove, W/D Hookups. $435/mo. Call 434-2636 2BR, 1 1/2BA Apartment. Thomasville. Cable TV, Appls Incld. $450 mo. 336-561-6631 2BR, 1 1/2BA Apartment. Thomasville. Cable TV, Appls Incld. $450 mo. 336-561-6631

Antique Hutch, Good condition. $100. Call 336-889-3249

Household Goods

Full Size Warm Cherry Spindle Bed w/Rails. Great Condition. $125. Call 336-861-5317 MOVING SALE: 2 loveseats, 2 accent chairs, accent table, large entertainment center, set of twin beds, almost new baby crib. 869-6702 or 240-8899

2BR, 1BA avail. 2427 Francis St. Nice Area. $475/mo Call 336-833-6797 2br, Apt, Archdale, 302 Goodman, Cent. A/C Heat, W/D hook up, Refrig/Stove $495/mth. 434-6236 2BR/1BA,. 700 Trotter St. Duplex, T-ville. Appl incld, Cent H/A. $475/mo+dep. 476-9220 3 ROOM APARTMENT partly furnished. 476-5530 431-3483 Clositers & Foxfire 1/2 mo free for 3 months! 885-5556

Washer/Dryer, $350, Refrigerator, $150, Stove, $125. Call 336-674-5222

1 & 2 BR, Appls, AC, Clean, Good Loc. $380-$450 431-9478

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

Computer

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

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Lawn & Garden Equipment

Husqvarna Commercial 61 inch cut. 25 hp Mower. $4300. Call after 10am. 472-1273

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Lassapoo, ShihTzu, Dachshund, Chihuahua, Cock A Chon. Call 336-498-7721

Child Care

Apple Tree Academy at Northgate Ct, High Point is reopening soon. Now accepting applications for Teachers. Associate Degree in Early Childhood Preferred, Childcare Credentials and 1 year experience in a Licensed Childcare required. Apply in person, Apple Tree Academy, 1000 Phillips Ave, High Point. (Off Westchester)

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Restaurant

E. Ellington's Bistro needs chef, cooks, pastry chef & waitstaff. Call 336-442-1086

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0786 Wanted to Buy Real Estate 0793 Monuments/Cemeteries 0800 TRANSPORTATION 0804 Boats for Sale 0808 Boat Slips 0812 Boat Storage 0816 Recreational Vehicles 0820 Campers/Trailers 0824 Motor Homes 0828 Snowmobiles 0832 Motorcycles 0836 Airplanes & Equipment 0840 Auto Services 0844 Auto Repair 0848 Auto/Truck Parts & Accessories 0852 Heavy Equipment 0856 Sport Utility Vehicles 0860 Vans for Sale 0864 Pickup Trucks for Sale 0868 Cars for Sale 0872 Classic/Sports/ Collector Cars 0876 Bicycles 0880 Off-Road Vehicles 0900 FINANCIAL 0910 Business Opportunities 0920 Loans 0930 Investments 0950 LEGALS 0955 Legals 1000 HOME SERVICE DIRECTORY 1006 Additions & Renovations 1012 Appliances 1018 Asphalt/Concrete 1024 Backhoe 1030 Basement Waterproofing 1036 Carpet Cleaning 1042 Carpet Sales/ Installation 1048 Cleaning Services 1054 Crane/Lift Services 1060 Custom Cabinets 1066 Decks/Porches/ Enclosures 1072 Demolition 1078 Ditches & Trenches 1084 Driveways 1090 Drywall 1096 Duct Cleaning 1102 Electrical Services 1108 Excavating

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QUICK CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS & TRUCKS. 434-1589. BUYING ANTIQUES Pottery, Glass, Old Stuff 239-7487 / 472-6910 Top cash paid for any junk vehicle. T&S Auto 882-7989

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Furnished Apartments

1BR/1BA, Utilities & Furniture Incld. $160 wkly. No Pets. Call 336-303-5572 Summer Special! 714-A Verta Ave. Archdale 1BR/1BA Stove, refrig., w/d conn. $325/mo. + dep. Call 474-0058

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Homes for Rent

2BR/1BA 1112 Richland St, $395 336-434-2004 House for Rent. $550 month, $400 deposit. (2) 2BR/1BA. 827 E Lexington, 1316 Boundary & 3BR/1BA, 913 Richland. Call 1-209-605-4223

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1 Bedroom 217 Lindsay St.................$400 2 Bedrooms 709-B Chestnut St...........$350 713-A Scientific St...........$375 2405 Fala.........................$400 318 Monroe Pl.................$400 309 Windley St................$425 3117-A&B Bowers Ave...$435 1217-B McCain Pl...........$475 203 Brinkley Pl................$500 210-C Oakdale Rd...........$550 5928 G. Friendly Ave......$700 3 Bedrooms 302 Ridgecrest.................$500 1108 Adams St................$525 504 Blain St.....................$650 Call About Rent SpecialsFowler & Fowler 883-1333 www.fowler-fowler.com 1604 Boundary 2br 340 209 Murray 2br 315 415 Cable 2br 325 804 Forrest St. 2br 375 HUGHES ENTERPRISES 885-6149

2 Br 2 Ba Home for rent 20x20 stg bld $600mo + dep Tville & Pilot Schl area. 336-870-0654 2BR, carpet, blinds, appli. gas heat, $500. mo. 883-4611 Leave mess. 2BR/1BA House Ledford area. Motsinger Rd. $450/mo. + dep. Call 472-4160 3 Bedroom-Very Clean $585-Rotary/Westchester area $545-Near Montlieu Ave Sec 8 ok, No dogs, 882-2030 A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No dep. 803-1970. Archdale, Nice 2BR, $450 mo. Call 336-431-7716 HP, 3BR/1BA, Brick Ranch. $575, New Flooring, Cent Air, Gas Heat, Sec 8 ok. Call 210-4998 NW High Point, 3BR/1BA. Extra Clean. Carport, Appls. No Pets. No Smoking. $725/mo, $725 dep. 812-9957 lv msg 918 Ferndale-2BR 210 Edgeworth-1BR 883-9602 Spacious 2BR, 1BA, W/D Hook upsMove in Specials. Call 803-1314 Lovely 2BR home. Hdwd flr. Cent. heat/air. 1206 Asheboro St. $550/mo. Sect. 8 ok. 882-9132 AVAILABLE RENTALS SEE OUR AD ON SUN, MON, WED & FRI FOR OUR COMPLETE HOUSING INVENTORY

Tville, Hasty/Ledford Schl 3BR/2BA House. No Pets. $700/mo. 475-7323/442-7654

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Homes for Rent 4 BEDROOMS

809 Doak.........................$775 507 Prospect....................$500 3 BEDROOMS 1209 N. Rotary...............$1100 3603 Grindstaff..............$1195 2457 Ingleside................$1050 1312 Granada..................$895 1420 Bragg Ave..............$750 2709 Reginald..................$700 1122 Nathan Hunt...........$695 112 Hedgecock................$675 2713 Ernest St.................$675 2109 Friends....................$649 222 Montlieu....................$625 1700-F N.Hamilton...........$625 813 Magnolia...................$595 1205 Fifth.........................$595 726 Bridges......................$575 1020 South.......................$550 2507 Dallas......................$550 2208-A Gable Way...........$550 507 Hedrick......................$525 601 Willoubar...................$525 324 Louise.......................$525 637 Wesley......................$525 409 N Centennial............$500 1016 Grant.......................$475 919 Old Winston..............$525 101 Chase.......................$500 1220-A Kimery.................$500 2219 N. Centennial..........$495 609 Radford.....................$495 127 Pinecrest..................$500 836 Cummins..................$450 913 Grant........................$450 502 Everett......................$450 410 Vail...........................$425 328 Walker......................$425 322 Walker......................$425 914 Putnam.....................$399 1303-B E Green...............$395

2 BEDROOM 495 Ansley Way..............$750 1720 Beaucrest...............$675 1111 N. Hamilton.............$595 1112 Trinity Rd................$550 1540 Beaucrest...............$525 101 #13 Oxford..............$525 903 Skeet Club...............$500 204 Prospect..................$500 808 Virginia....................$495 120 Kendall....................$475 1610 Brentwood............$475 905 Old Tville Rd............$450 509 North.........................$450 1101 Pegram..................$450 215 Friendly....................$450 1198 Day........................$450 205-D Tyson Ct..............$425 700-B Chandler..............$425 1501-B Carolina..............$425 324 Walker....................$400 2306 Palmer..................$400 611 Paramount.............$400 305 Barker......................$400 713-B Chandler.............$399 204 Hoskins..................$395 622-B Hendrix..............$395 1704 Whitehall..............$385 129 Pinecrest...............$385 609-A Memorial Pk........$375 601-B Everett.................$375 2306-A Little..................$375 501 Richardson..............$375 1227 Redding.................$350 1709-B W. Rotary..........$350 311-B Chestnut...............$350 1516-B Oneka.................$350 309-B Griffin...................$335 815 Worth.......................$325 12109 Trinity Rd. S.........$325 4703 Alford......................$325 301 Park..........................$300 313-B Barker...................$300 1116-B Grace...................$295 1715-A Leonard...............$285 1515 Olivia......................$280 1700 A & B Brockett........$275

1 BEDROOM 1123-C Adams...............$450 620-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

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A Better Room 4U. HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210 or 883-2996

Large bar behind Home Depot on N. Main Street. Reasonable rent. Call day or night 336-625-6076.

LOW Weekly Rates - a/c, phone, HBO, eff. Travel Inn Express, HP 883-6101 no sec. dep. Private extra nice. Quiet. No alochol/drugs 108 Oakwood 887-2147 AFFORDABLE Rooms for rent. Call 336-491-2997 Rooms, $100- up. Also 1br Apt. No Alcohol/Drugs. 887-2033

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Misc for Rent

Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910 4 BEDROOMS 101 Havenwood.............$1300 3 BEDROOMS 317 Washboard................$950 330 W. Presnell................$790 405 Moore........................$640 1806 King.........................$600 1704 Azel.........................$600 2206 B Chambers...........$600 603 Denny.......................$600 524 Player.......................$565 1014 Grace......................$575 281 Dorothy.....................$550 116 Dorothy.....................$550 1414 Madison..................$525 1439 Madison..................$495 920 Forest.......................$450 1711 Edmondson............$350 2 BEDROOMS 1100 Westbrook..............$650 1114 Westbrook..............$600 3911 C Archdale............$600 6712 Jewel......................$550 500 Forrest.....................$510 931 Marlboro..................$500 285 Dorothy...................$500 532 Roy............................$495 112 A Marshall................$450 816 E. Guilford...............$450 1037 Old Thomasville....$450 410 Friddle......................$435 10721 N Main..................$425 500 Lake.........................$425 1303 W. Green...............$410 600 Willowbar..................$400 304-A Kersey...................$395 412 N. Centennial............$385 1418 Johnson.................$375 1429 E Commerce..........$375 802 Barbee.....................$350 215-B & DColonial...........$350 417 B White Oak..............$350 1223 Franklin...................$295 1 BEDROOMS 313 B Kersey..................$340 203 Baker.......................$325 205 A Taylor....................$285 909 A Park.....................$250 KINLEY REALTY 336-434-4146

0665 MB Condo, 2BR, 2BA, Pool, Oceanview, $700. Wk 869-8668

Business Places/ 0670 Offices

1000 SF retail space close to new 85. $595/month. Call day or night 336-625-6076 1100 sf Retail $600 2,500 sqft $650 T-ville 336-362-2119 8000 SF Manuf $1800 168 SF Office $250 600 SF Wrhs $200 T-ville 336-561-6631

Office 615 W English 4300 sf. Industrial 641 McWay Dr, 2500 sf. Fowler & Fowler 883-1333

Mobile Homes for Rent

2BR, Archdale, Central H/A, Storage Bldg. NO PETS! Call 431-9665 or 689-1401. 3BR, MH for Rent, Private lot. Burton Rd, Thomasville $420/mo + $420/dep. Call 336-472-2061 2 bdrs available, Silver Valley/Tville area, Sm. Pets only. $325-$385/mo. No Dep. with proof of income. Police Report Req'd., Call 239-3657 Mobile Home for rent Archdale & Thomasville area. Weekly or monthly. Call 883-8650

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NICE 2BR/1BA Updated. READY TO MOVE IN! Owner financed - $29,900. Price neg. w/cash. T'ville. 828-293-9723 Thomasville 3BR. Just renovated. Will finance for the right Buyer. $74,900. Call 704-807-4717

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Recreational Vehicles

'90 Winnebago Chiefton 29' motor home. 73,500 miles, runs good, $11,000. 336-887-2033

0820 Campers/Trailers 06 Fifth Wheel Cardinal. 30' w/2 Slideouts. Immaculate. $28,000 neg. 336-474-0340

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Motor Homes

'01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $52,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891

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Motorcycles

00 Harley Davidson Fatboy, 1,900 miles, extras, Must See!. $11,000. 884-8737 / 882-2293 06 HD Road King. 3700 miles. Always Garaged. $1000's of Chrome front to back. $15,500. Call 431-9473

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Monuments/ Cemeteries

2 Burial Plots, Holly Hill Cemetery, Tville. Section SD2B, $3,500. Call 336-687-2353 or 476-0886 2 Plots side by side w/vaults sec. aa Floral Gardens $2100/ea plot, $800/ea vault 885-7790 4 Plots, Floral Garden Cemetery. Sec AA, Clost to Rotary Dr. Will Sell 2 or 4. $3000/ea. Call 336-431-2459. Will Negotiate.

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Pickup Trucks for Sale

05 Chev. Suburban, 4X4, Loaded, Leather, DVD, Onstar. $19,000. 884-8737 / 882-2293 06 Chev. Silverado, 2500 HD Crew, 4X4, Loaded, Lthr, DVD. Onstar, Heated Seats, Long bed. $22,000. 884-8737 / 882-2293

Cars for Sale

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

AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338

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

70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-625-6076

Houses $295-$495 in High Point Area. Phone day or night 336-625-6076

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Vans for Sale

1984 GMC Caballero, 93K miles. Very Good condition. Runs Good. $5000 obo. Call 336-841-1525

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

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04 Malibu Classic, Auto, Cold Air, 80K, Very Nice. $3500. Call 431-6020 or 847-4635 2005 Ford Focus FX4, SE. 28-34 mpg. 73K miles. $6800 obo. Call 336-442-9283 2007 Impala, 68K miles. Serviced & Very Clean. $9900. Call 336-869-9417 2008 Kia Sportage, LX, 5spd , 4cyl. Burgundy. 33K miles. $11,000. Call 336-880-5146 98 Lincoln Cont Mark VIII Black, Loaded, Very Nice. $4,295 obo. 336-906-3770

2003 Dodge Caravan SXT, Light Green, 72,500K. Non=Smokers Car. VGC. $7,500. Call 841-5195

1,000 sq. ft retail space near new 85. Reasonable rent & terms. Phone day or night 336-625-6076.

03 Cadillac STS, Silver w/Gray Int. Excellent Condition. 71,500 miles. $10,500. Call 336-687-6408

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03 Taraus, 90K, Excellent Condition. $2,900 Call 431-6020 or 847-4635 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 10-SP-2680 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by LARRY PRESTON JONES AND JOYCE JONES to PETER F. MAKOWIECKI, Trustee(s), dated the 29th day of MARCH, 2007 and recorded in BOOK 6699, PAGE 1631, 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 undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of GUILFORD County, North Carolina 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, in the City of GREENSBORO, GUILFORD County, North Carolina at 10:00 O'CLOCK A.M. ON AUGUST 17th, 2010, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of GUILFORD, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:

Floral Garden, Section A, In site of the Christus Statue. 2 plots, $3475 (val), $2000/ea. Call 869-4323

ALL OF LOT 2, IN BLOCK 7 AS SHOWN ON PLAT 25 IN THE SUBDIVISION OF "THE PROPERTY OF CONE MILLS CORPORATION, GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA" ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF WHICH IS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF GUILFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, IN PLAT BOOK 25 AT PAGE 94.

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Project Name: Thomasville City Schools Alternative Learning School Roof Replacement Location: 15-19 East Guilford Street, Thomasville, NC 27360 Funding: ARRA – QSCB Funds Davis – Bacon Act Applies Applicable Minority Business Requirements: Affidavit A or B shall accompany bid documenting good faith efforts to solicit minority business participation. Bid Security Required: No Performance Bond Required: Yes Payment Bond Required: Yes Description of Project: Replacement of a roof of approximately 5,280 SF over the Alternative Learning Center. The new roof shall be a modified bitumen base and cap sheets with torch application. Architect/Engineer: RTD Associates, PA A/E Contact: Frank Burns, P.E. A/E Address: 3816 Sardis Church Road, Ste. 102, Monroe, NC 28110 A/E Telephone: (704) 882-7517, ext. 228 A/E Fax: (704) 882-7530 Email: frank.burns@rtdassociates.com Plans may be obtained from: RTD Associates, PA, 3816 Sardis Church Road, Ste. 102, Monroe, NC 28110 Plan Deposit: $30.00, non-refundable Pre-Bid Conf./Site visit: mandatory Pre-Bid Date/Time: August 12, 10:00 am. Place: 15-19 East Guilford Street, Thomasville, NC 27360 Bids Due: August 26, 10:00 am. Place: Board room Thomasville City Schools, 400 Turner Street, Thomasville, NC 27360 Agency/Owner: Thomasville City Schools Name & Title of Agency Coordinator:Mr. Greg Miller, Maintenance Manager

PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: LARRY PRESTON JONES AND JOYCE JONES Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. 7A&not;308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to lender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance "AS IS, WHERE 15." Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation 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, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier's check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale.

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Davis Furniture Industries, a leading high-end office furniture manufacturer, seeks an individual for the position of Plant Manager in our seating plant. Qualified applicants will have experience in cut and sew upholstery operations, along with the assembly, packing and shipping of high-end furniture. Excellent communication and computer skills are a necessity for this position. A college degree or appropriate technical training are preferred. We offer competitive pay and benefits in an excellent, drug-free working environment. Qualified applicants may forward their resume to jmanuel@davisfurniture.com apply in person to:

That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.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 I, 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 that 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. This the 20th day of July, 2010.

Davis Furniture Industries 2401 S. College Drive High Point, NC 27261

Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 (910) 483-3300

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Musical chairs hits high gear in Cup Series O fficially, Chicagoland Speedway’s announcement Monday that it will host the first race of next year’s Chase for the Championship accelerated the game of musical dates for NASCAR’s top division. The music began last week when Atlanta Motor Speedway, which has hosted two races SPORTS a season since it Greer opened Smith 50 years ■■■ ago, said last week it is losing its March race, leaving its date on Labor Day weekend. The music is expected to continue today when Kentucky Speedway confirms it will host a Cup race for the first time next year and Kansas Speedway confirms it will have a second race. The moves are the beginning of the most dramatic scrambling in the order of races since NASCAR decided to leave Rockingham and Darlington. Kentucky is expected to move into the slot that has been occupied by Chicagoland on the second Saturday in July and is getting its date from Atlanta in a move by owner Speedway Motorsports Inc. Several reports indicate that Kansas will get its new date by the shifting a race from Auto Club Speedway. That move, which International Speedway Corporation wanted as part of its efforts to build a casino at the Kansas track, makes sense because Auto Club has featured plenty of empty seats since it got a second date at Rockingham’s expense in 2004. The move also serves as confirmation that ISC erred in giving Auto Club two dates, even though it is located in the Los Angeles suburb of Fontana. All of the dancing is fueled by the track-owning corporations trying to put races where they think they will fill stands at a time when sell outs have become rare. Chicagoland’s race will now be Sept. 18, with a Natiowide race a day earlier. To make

way for Chicago in the Chase, ISC ditched the October race at Auto Club, which will have its remaining race in March, according to the Associated Press. With the move, NASCAR moves out of its biggest media market in the Chase to its second biggest market. Atlanta losing a race, while disappointing to traditionalists, is also understandable on the part of SMI. The track’s spring race, which has butted heads with big college basketball weekends, has been poorly attended for years. Whether it has been the nightmarish traffic, the threat of cold weather or being 45 minutes south of Atlanta, plenty of empty seats have been the norm at AMS in the spring, even though the Atlanta area was one of the hotbeds for stock-car racing in its early years. SMI decided to try for better days elsewhere.

CHASE NUMBERS With four races left to decide the 12 drivers in the Chase for the Championship, the battle for the 12th and final spot battle is boiling down to Mark Martin and Clint Bowyer . They are separated by 10 points after Bowyer suffered a broken drive shaft in Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen, allowing Martin to move into the 12th position. Barring something unexpected, Martin is the only driver that Bowyer is likely to catch since Bowyer trails 11thplace Greg Biffle by 112 points. On the other side, just four drivers have any kind of legitimate shot of overtaking Martin and Bowyer. Ryan Newman is 73 behind Martin with Jamie McMurray 84 back. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is 121 behind Martin, with Kahne another 12 behind. David Reutimann also has a flicker, trailing Martin by 166. If nothing changes, McMurray will be one of four winners who will not be the in the Chase (Newman, Reutimann and Juan Pablo Montoya are the others) while at least three drivers who have not won will make it (the number is currently six, half of the Chase field). Who can blame fans if they are turned off by the Chase system? gsmith@hpe.com | 888-3556

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Winning form Boston pitcher Jon Lester deals to the plate against the rival New York Yankees on Monday. Lester got the win as the Red Sox prevailed 2-1 at Yankee Stadium. Details on 3D.

Barbour, Maxwell spark Panthers in the Bahamas SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

NASSAU, Bahamas – The High Point University men’s basketball team took a 92-71 win over the Real Deal Shockers in an exhibition game at Sir Kendal Isaacs Gym lateSunday night. Junior Nick Barbour led five HPU players in double figures with 19 points and freshman Du’Vaughn Maxwell posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. “I’m really excited about the way we played, and how we played so hard,” said HPU head coach Scott Cherry. “Every day we talk about effort and playing hard every possession, and the guys did that. We made a lot of technical, minor mistakes like not blocking out and not rotating, but we only practiced for six days before this. We hadn’t practiced offense against a zone defense at all, and that’s pretty much what they played against us the whole time. So for our guys to do what they did was pretty impressive. It was fun playing against another team.”

After Barbour’s 19, freshman Justin Cheek scored 12, Maxwell posted 11 Barbour and junior transfer Shay Shine and freshman Cameron Solomon each scored 10. Barbour went 9-for-11 from the free-throw line. Shine’s all-around game was impressive, as he also posted five steals, four rebounds and two assists. The game was played using the local league’s rules, including four quarters and a 24-second shot clock. The Panthers took a 21-12 lead after the first quarter, led by six points from Shine. He finished the first half with six points, four rebounds, three steals and a pair of assists. After a Cheek basket made it 36-22, the Shockers came back with the final six points of the quarter to cut HPU’s lead to 36-28 at halftime. Barry Carter led the Shockers with six points and six rebounds in the first half and Sidney Hillary also had six points.

Midway through the third quarter, Maxwell got the ball to senior Earnest Bridges down low for a dunk that made it 54-41. After the Shockers scored, Maxwell turned in a layup from the right side. The Panthers got a stop on the ensuing possession on a block by Bridges. HPU opened it up to a 70-54 lead by the end of the third quarter. The Shockers cut High Point’s lead down to 12 points twice in the fourth quarter. A jumper by Abel Joseph made it 75-63 with just over five minutes left. Maxwell then hit a layup and senior Tehran Cox scored, getting the Panthers out to a 15-plus point lead for good. “It has been a great experience and everything feels so comfortable,” said Cox, a native of Nassau. “Seeing my family and friends in the stands was great.” Cox scored four points and had a pair of rebounds and a pair of steals in the game. HPU will be back in action tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Sir Kendal Isaacs Gym. HPU is scheduled to play the Cybots.

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he PGA Championship, the season’s final major for many decades, was first contested in 1916. Over the years, the PGA has earned a reputation for producing more unheralded champions than any other major. Sure, golf’s biggest names – Nicklaus, Snead, Hogan, Woods, etc. – won their fair share of Wannamaker Trophies. But the event seemed to showcase plenty of unlikely champions as well.

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I decided to look back at the winners since 1990 to see if that trend has held. And, drum roll please... We find a mixed bag of PGA Championship winners. Big-name players have taken their share of the hardware. Tiger Woods owns four PGA crowns during that span, while Nick Price and Vijay Singh collected two each. Paul Azinger, Davis Love III, Phil Mickelson and Padraig Harrington took one PGA apiece.

But we also find plenty of surprise PGA champs. Wayne Grady in 1990, John Daly in ‘91, Mark Brooks in ‘96, David Toms in 2001, Rich Beem in 2002, Shaun Micheel in 2003 and Y.E. Yang in 2009 were hardly pre-tournament favorites. It will be fascinating to see how things unfold this week at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.

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High Point University has added Jenna Wrieden as assistant coach of men’s and women’s cross country and track & field, head coach Mike Esposito announced on Monday. Wrieden previously worked at Queens University, Arizona State and Appalachian State. “We are really excited to have Jenna join our program and help us win conference championships,” said Esposito. “She has an educational background in the sciences, has a wide variety of experience, and competed at a high level, which is what we were looking for.” Wrieden was most recently assistant coach at Queens, helping guide the women’s cross country team to its first Div. II NCAA Championship appearance and the men’s cross country team to a seventh-place finish at the 2009 NCAA Championship. She contributed to the coaching of 10 All-American performances, including NCAA champions Tanya Zeferjahn (10,000meter) and Michael Crouch (5,000-meter). Wrieden also had recruiting responsibilities and coached multiple event groups.

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All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division

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Away 31-24 30-29 22-34 22-30 15-37

FORMAT: Blind partners WINNERS: Loyce Leslie and Susan Halker, with a 138 total

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WCGB 5 5 14 20 1/2 21

West Division GB — 7 1/2 9 22 1/2

WCGB — 11 12 1/2 26

OF NOTE: Barbara Hinshaw recorded a birdie on No. 16

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division GB — 2 9 9 1/2 15 1/2

WCGB — 1/2 7 1/2 8 14

Philadelphia vs. Toronto at John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, 7 p.m. Boston vs. Florida at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, N.Y., 7 p.m. Carolina at Nashville, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Los Angeles at Phoenix (split squads), 10 p.m. Phoenix at Los Angeles (split squads), 10:30 p.m.

Central Division GB — 1 10 1/2 15 1/2 16 24

WCGB — 1/2 10 15 15 1/2 23 1/2

West Division GB — 2 6 1/2 7 22

Colorado 8, Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Mets 5 Atlanta 6, San Francisco 3 Milwaukee 11, Houston 6 Cincinnati 11, Chicago Cubs 4 San Diego 10, Arizona 1 L.A. Dodgers 8, Washington 3

Sunday’s Games Detroit 9, L.A. Angels 4 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 4 Toronto 1, Tampa Bay 0 Baltimore 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland 3, Texas 2 Seattle 3, Kansas City 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Boston 2

Monday’s Games

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Wednesday’s Games Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 3:40 p.m. Baltimore at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday’s Games

Red Sox 2, Yankees 1

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Cardinals 7, Reds 3 St. Louis

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

h 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 1

bi ab 1 AJcksn cf 5 1 Santiag dh 4 1 Raburn rf-lf 5 1 MiCarr 1b 3 0 CGuilln 2b 3 0 JhPerlt ss 3 0 Inge 3b 4 2 Frazier lf 2 0 Boeschrf 2 0 Laird c 2 Damon ph 1 Avila c 0 33 6 11 6 Totals 34

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

Florida (Ani.Sanchez 8-7) at Washington (Strasburg 5-2), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Padilla 5-3) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 7-4), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Jimenez 17-2) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 10-6), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 9-5) at Cincinnati (Cueto 11-2), 7:10 p.m. Atlanta (Jurrjens 4-4) at Houston (Happ 2-1), 8:05 p.m. Arizona (Enright 3-2) at Milwaukee (M.Parra 3-9), 8:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 2-7) at San Diego (LeBlanc 5-10), 10:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Dempster 9-8) at San Francisco (Lincecum 11-5), 10:15 p.m. St. Louis at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m. Atlanta at Houston, 2:05 p.m. Florida at Washington, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Colorado at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Arizona at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

St. Louis at Florida, ppd., rain

Scutaro ss J.Drew rf VMrtnz c D.Ortiz dh ABeltre 3b Lowell 1b Kalish lf Hall 2b Ellsury cf 0

St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 3 Atlanta at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Arizona at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

Today’s Games

Today’s Games

Boston

WCGB — — 4 1/2 5 20

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

(22). HR—Konerko (28), B.Roberts (1), Wigginton (18). SB—Pierre (43). S—Al.Ramirez, Pierzynski. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago E.Jackson 6 6 2 1 1 7 Sale 1 0 0 0 1 0 S.Santos 1 1 0 0 0 0 Thornton 1 0 0 0 0 3 Putz L,5-3 0 1 1 1 0 0 Baltimore Matusz 6 3 1 1 2 4 Uehara H,6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 Simon BS,4-21 ⁄3 1 1 1 1 0 M.Gonzalez 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 Albers W,4-3 ⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 Putz pitched to 1 batter in the 10th. HBP—by Matusz (Pierre). WP—E.Jackson. Umpires—Home, Chris Guccione; First, Brian O’Nora; Second, Jerry Crawford; Third, Phil Cuzzi. T—2:58. A—14,135 (48,290).

Sunday’s late game Yankees 7, Red Sox 2 Boston

New York

ab Ellsury cf 4 Scutaro ss 4 D.Ortiz dh 4 VMrtnz 1b-c4 J.Drew rf 3 ABeltre 3b 3 Kalish lf 4 Hall 2b 4 Cash c 2 Lowell ph1b2 Totals 34

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

h 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 7

bi 0 Jeter ss 0 Swisher rf 0 Teixeir 1b 0 ARdrgz 3b 0 R.Pena 3b 0 Cano 2b 0 Posada c 1 Brkmn dh 0 Grndrs cf 1 Gardnr lf 2 Totals

ab 5 5 5 3 0 3 4 4 3 4 36

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

h bi 2 3 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 12 5

Boston 000 010 100 — 2 New York 020 050 00x — 7 E—Hall (9), Cash (1), R.Pena (4). DP—New York 1. LOB—Boston 9, New York 8. 2B— A.Beltre (34), Jeter (23), Berkman 2 (2). HR— Hall (13), Teixeira (25). SB—A.Rodriguez (3), Gardner (31). IP H R ER BB SO Boston Beckett L,3-2 42⁄3 11 7 7 2 6 1 Delcarmen ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Wakefield 3 1 0 0 0 3 New York Moseley W,2-1 61⁄3 6 2 2 2 5 1 Chamberlain ⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Logan H,8 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 2 D.Robertson ⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 1 M.Rivera ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Beckett (Cano). Umpires—Home, Mike Winters; First, Hunter Wendelstedt; Second, Bruce Dreckman; Third, Jerry Layne. T—3:04. A—49,096 (50,287).

South Atlantic League Northern Division W x-Lakewood (Phillies) 25 Hickory (Rangers) 24 Greensboro (Marlins) 22 West Virginia (Pirates) 21 Kannapolis (White Sox)20 Delmarva (Orioles) 18 Hagerstown (Nationals)17 Southern Division W Greenville (Red Sox) 26 Asheville (Rockies) 25 Augusta (Giants) 22 Charleston (Yankees) 22 Lexington (Astros) 22 Rome (Braves) 21 x-Savannah (Mets) 18

L 17 18 21 22 23 26 27

Pct. .581 .571 .512 .488 .465 .409 .386

GB — 1 31⁄2 411⁄2 5 ⁄2 8 9

L 17 18 21 22 22 23 26

Pct. .591 .581 .512 .500 .500 .477 .409

GB — 1 4 411⁄2 41⁄2 5 ⁄2 81⁄2

x-clinched first half

Monday’s Games Hickory 5, Greensboro 3 Greenville 4, Rome 2 Augusta 8, Asheville 0 Lexington 6, Delmarva 4 Savannah 7, Charleston 4 Hagerstown 4, Kannapolis 1 Lakewood at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

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

Wednesday’s Games No games scheduled

Carolina League Tampa Bay Detroit

002 010

110 010

DP—Detroit 2. LOB—Tampa Bay 7, Detroit 9. 2B—Jaso (13), Longoria (33), W.Aybar (11), B.Upton (28), Laird (7). HR—Joyce (6), Boesch (14). CS—Zobrist (3). S—Bartlett. SF—Zobrist, Joyce. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Price W,15-5 5 5 2 2 4 9 2 1 0 0 1 2 Qualls H,3 11⁄3 Benoit H,16 1 ⁄3 1 1 1 0 1 R.Soriano S,32-341 0 0 0 0 1 Detroit Galarraga L,3-5 5 5 4 4 4 1 B.Thomas 2 1 0 0 0 1 Coke 1 1 0 0 0 2 Perry 1 4 2 1 0 0 WP—Price. PB—Jaso, Avila. Umpires—Home, Tim McClelland; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Mike Everitt; Third, Adrian Johnson. T—3:13. A—23,932 (41,255).

Orioles 3, White Sox 2 (10)

Chicago

ab Pierre lf 4 AlRmrz ss 4 Rios cf 5 Konerk 1b 3 Quentin dh 3 Przyns c 3 Viciedo 3b 3 Vizquel 3b 0 AnJons rf 4 Lillirdg 2b 4 Totals 33 Chicago Baltimore

h 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

bi ab 0 BRorts 2b 4 0 Markks rf 4 1 Wggntn 1b 4 1 Scott dh 4 0 AdJons cf 3 0 Pie lf 4 0 Wieters c 4 0 CIzturs ss 4 0 J.Bell 3b 4 0 2 Totals 35

001 000 001 000 002 000

0 1

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

W 24 24 22 18

L 18 20 21 24

Pct. .571 .545 .512 .429

GB — 1 21⁄2 6

Pct. .524 .488 .477 .452

GB — 11⁄2 2 3

Southern Division W Salem (Red Sox) 22 x-W-Salem (White Sox)21 Myrtle Beach (Braves) 21 Kinston (Indians) 19

L 20 22 23 23

x-clinched first half

Monday’s Games Potomac 8, Lynchburg 7 Lynchburg 5, Potomac 2, 7 innings Wilmington 5, Winston-Salem 4 Frederick 6, Myrtle Beach 3 Kinston 5, Salem 2

Today’s Games Lynchburg at Potomac, 12:05 p.m. Winston-Salem at Wilmington, 7:05 p.m. Kinston at Salem, 7:05 p.m. Frederick at Myrtle Beach, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Baltimre

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

All Times EDT Northern Division

002 — 6 010 — 3

r 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

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

3 8 3 — —

2 3

No outs when winning run scored. E—Viciedo (4). DP—Chicago 1. LOB—Chicago 9, Baltimore 7. 2B—Al.Ramirez (19), Rios

Lynchburg at Potomac, 7:03 p.m. Frederick at Myrtle Beach, 7:05 p.m. Winston-Salem at Wilmington, 7:05 p.m. Kinston at Salem, 7:05 p.m.

GOLF

USGA U.S. Women’s Amateur Scores Monday Charlotte (N.C.) Country Club Yardage: 6,559; Par: 72 First Round

Rachel Rohanna, Waynesburg, Pa., 3332—65 Brooke Pancake, Chattanooga, Tenn., 3632—68

Friday, Sept. 24 Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m. Nashville at Carolina, 7 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Columbus, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

TRIVIA QUESTION

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Q. Which St. Louis ace took the NL Cy Young and NL MVP awards in 1968?

Doris Chen, Bradenton, Fla., 35-34—69 Jaclyn Sweeney, Andover, Mass., 32-37—69 Junthima Gulyanamitta, West Lafayette, Ind., 34-36—70 Kristen Park, Buena Park, Calif., 33-37—70 Marina Alex, Wayne, N.J., 35-35—70 Margaret Shirley, Athens, Ga., 33-37—70 Stephanie Sherlock, Canada, 35-35—70 Candace Schepperle, Birmingham, Ala., 3337—70 Brooke Beeler, Butler, Ill., 37-33—70 Kelly Shon, Port Washington, N.Y., 3635—71 Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 36-35—71 Jungeun Han, Korea, 35-36—71 Sara-Maude Juneau, Canada, 35-36—71 Natalie Sheary, West Hartford, Conn., 4032—72 Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Canada, 36-36—72 Sally Watson, Scotland, 36-36—72 Nicole Vandermade, Canada, 37-35—72 Stacey Miller, Bloomington, Ill., 35-37—72 Amy Anderson, Oxbow, N.D., 38-34—72 Grace Na, Oakland, Calif., 37-35—72 Erynne Lee, Silverdale, Wash., 36-36—72 Kristin Walla, Aspen, Colo., 36-36—72 Julia Boland, Australia, 36-36—72 Stephanie Kono, Honolulu, 36-36—72 Mia Piccio, Philippines, 36-36—72 Lizette Salas, Azusa, Calif., 38-35—73 Sarah Ababa, Philippines, 38-35—73 Tiffany Lim, San Jose, Calif., 36-37—73 Beverly Mendoza, Philippines, 37-36—73 Moriya Jutanugarn, Thailand, 37-36—73 Jessica Korda, Bradenton, Fla., 37-36—73 Juliana Murcia Ortiz, Colombia, 37-36—73 Caroline Hedwall, Sweden, 37-36—73 Nicole Zhang, Canada, 37-36—73 Hannah O’Sullivan, Cupertino, Calif., 4033—73 Casey Danielson, Osceola, Wis., 36-37—73 Brittany Altomare, Shrewsbury, Mass., 3737—74 Joy Trotter, Chino Hills, Calif., 37-37—74 Isabel Han, Harrington Park, N.J., 37-37—74 Aimee Neff, Carmel, Ind., 38-36—74 Karen Chung, Livingston, N.J., 40-34—74 Tiffany Lua, Rowland Heights, Calif., 3638—74 Victoria Tanco, Bradenton, Fla., 37-37—74 Lisa McCloskey, Houston, 38-36—74 Ellen Mueller, Bartlesville, Okla., 39-35—74 Love Lynn Guioguio, Philippines, 36-38—74 Stephanie Meadow, Northern Ireland, 3935—74 Mariko Tumangan, San Jose, Calif., 3836—74 Corrine Carr, Pinehurst, N.C., 39-35—74 Danielle Kang, Thousand Oaks, Calif., 3935—74 Isabelle Lendl, Goshen, Conn., 39-35—74 Eleana Collins, Pinehurst, N.C., 39-35—74 Jaclyn Jansen, Effingham, Ill., 39-35—74 Julia Thead, San Diego, 36-39—75 Lisa Maunu, Canada, 38-37—75 Andrea Unson, Philippines, 39-36—75 Anna Kim, Canada, 35-40—75 Shamira Marshall, Macedonia, Ohio, 4035—75 Jaye Marie Green, Boca Raton, Fla., 4035—75 Katherine Perry, Cary, N.C., 38-37—75 Stephanie A. Kim, Whitestone, N.Y., 3738—75 Cydney Clanton, Rockwell, N.C., 39-36—75 Sandra Changkija, Orlando, Fla., 39-36—75 Daniela Lendl, Goshen, Conn., 39-36—75 Sydnee Michaels, Temecula, Calif., 3837—75 Calle Nielson, Nashville, Tenn., 37-38—75 Lindy Duncan, Davie, Fla., 38-37—75 Chelsea Pezzola, Bradenton, Fla., 3936—75 Sarah Elliot, Dove Canyon, Calif., 37-38—75 Samantha Roberts, Carlsbad, Calif., 3837—75 Alice Kim, Walnut, Calif., 39-36—75 Amira Alexander, Alpharetta, Ga., 39-36—75 Amber Hensley, Tulsa, Okla., 40-36—76 Jackie Chang, Paradise Valley, Ariz., 3838—76 Madison Pressel, Boca Raton, Fla., 4036—76 Emily Tubert, Burbank, Calif., 39-37—76 Meghan Stasi, Oakland Park, Fla., 3739—76 Jennifer Kirby, Canada, 37-39—76 Holly Clyburn, England, 38-38—76 Stefanie Kenoyer, Lighthouse Point, Fla., 3739—76 Mina Hardin, Fort Worth, Texas, 40-36—76 Desiree Dubreuil, Santa Ana, Calif., 3838—76 Allie White, Lancaster, Ohio, 40-36—76 Kaylee Imel, Bluffton, Ind., 38-38—76 Haley Sanders, Rogers, Ark., 39-37—76 Joanne Lee, San Carlos, Calif., 38-38—76 Courtney Ellenbogen, Blacksburg, Va., 3938—77 Caroline Powers, Bowling Green, Ohio, 4037—77 Ai Miyazawa, Bradenton, Fla., 39-38—77 Olivia Lansing, Dellwood, Minn., 40-37—77 Sarah Zwartynski, Allen, Texas, 38-39—77 Elizabeth Wendt, Houston, 37-40—77 Katelyn Sepmoree, Tyler, Texas, 39-38—77 Amy Meier, Rochester Hills, Mich., 3938—77 Heather Lott, Baton Rouge, La., 37-40—77 Becca Huffer, Denver, 39-38—77 Alleman Zech, Indian Wells, Calif., 3839—77 Janine Fellows, Houston, 41-36—77 Jessica Negron, Ocala, Fla., 38-39—77 Marissa Steen, West Chester, Ohio, 4136—77 Gabriella Then, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., 37-40—77 Hannah Thomson, Australia, 39-38—77 Samantha Formeck, Northern Cambria, Pa., 41-36—77 Laura Coble, Augusta, Ga., 38-39—77 Ashleigh Albrecht, Murrieta, Calif., 37-40—77 Erica Omlid, Springfield, Ore., 42-36—78 Martha Leach, Hebron, Ky., 39-39—78 Meredith Kotowski, Marion, Mass., 3840—78 Yueer Cindy Feng, China, 41-37—78 Jessica Wallace, Canada, 39-39—78 Victoria Trapani, Hollywood, Fla., 41-37—78 Kaitlin Drolson, San Diego, 40-38—78 Ellen Port, St Louis, 40-38—78 Kyndall Ardoin, Gibsland, La., 39-39—78 Lilia Khatu Vu, Fountain Valley, Calif., 3741—78 Catherine O’Donnell, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., 39-39—78 Kaira Martin, Paradise Valley, Ariz., 4038—78 Lauren Greenlief, Oakton, Va., 41-38—79 Samantha Sommers, Minneapolis, 3940—79 Michelle Lee, Canada, 39-40—79 Kristina Nhim, Buena Park, Calif., 42-37—79 Taylore Karle, Scottsdale, Ariz., 44-35—79 Susannah Grunden, Krum, Texas, 43-36—79 Kimberly Kaufman, Clark, S.D., 39-40—79 Christina Foster, Canada, 38-41—79 Alison Lee, Valencia, Calif., 40-39—79 Stephanie Simich, Canada, 40-39—79 Brianna Espinoza, Phoenix, 40-39—79 Katie Lee, Silverdale, Wash., 40-39—79 Lauren Kim, Los Altos, Calif., 38-41—79 Sun Gyoung Park, Vail, Ariz., 41-39—80 Sarah Faller, Ireland, 40-40—80 Brittany Marchand, Canada, 37-43—80 Rikki Sobel, Deerfield, Ill., 41-39—80 Ya-Ting Yang, Beaumont, Calif., 42-38—80 Chelsea Mocio, Fort Worth, Texas, 4140—81 Mckenzie Jackson, Uniontown, Ohio, 4338—81 Katelyn Dambaugh, Goose Creek, S.C., 4140—81 Casey Gee, Sacramento, Calif., 42-39—81 Courtney Hooton, Del Mar, Calif., 42-39—81 Paula Reto, South Africa, 43-38—81 Taelor Rubin, Raleigh, N.C., 42-39—81 Nicole Agnello, Longwood, Fla., 40-41—81 Cassie Boles, Lakeland, Fla., 43-38—81 Milena Savich, Carmel, Ind., 42-40—82 Stephanie Liu, Fernandina Beach, Fla., 4141—82 Kacie Komoto, Honolulu, 41-42—83 Ashley Smith, Canada, 45-38—83 Jillian Fraccola, Manlius, N.Y., 46-38—84 Caitlin Pisciotta, Alpharetta, Ga., 46-38—84 Stephanie Y. Kim, Tempe, Ariz., 42-42—84 Carolyn Creekmore, Dallas, 45-40—85 Sammi Sloan, Lansing, Ill., 43-43—86 Natalie Reeves, Euless, Texas, 45-41—86

PGA Tour leaders Through Aug. 8

Rank Name 1. Ernie Els 2. Steve Stricker 3. Jim Furyk 4. Justin Rose 5. Phil Mickelson 6. Jeff Overton 7. Hunter Mahan 8. Tim Clark 9. Matt Kuchar 10. Ben Crane 11. Dustin Johnson 12. Bo Van Pelt 13. Anthony Kim

Pts 1,795 1,646 1,645 1,593 1,563 1,536 1,500 1,381 1,358 1,276 1,252 1,231 1,216

Money $4,013,028 $3,108,002 $3,250,272 $3,241,081 $3,271,183 $3,287,281 $3,257,545 $3,075,948 $2,718,998 $2,487,817 $2,496,564 $2,507,808 $2,554,896

14. Robert Allenby 1,169 15. Bubba Watson 1,168 16. Rickie Fowler 1,135 17. Camilo Villegas 1,122 18. J.B. Holmes 1,108 19. Carl Pettersson 1,097 20. Luke Donald 1,089 21. Retief Goosen 1,053 22. Ryan Palmer 1,036 23. Brendon de Jonge 1,015 24. Zach Johnson 1,011 25. Bill Haas 984 26. Stuart Appleby 955 27. Ricky Barnes 947 28. Nick Watney 933 29. Jason Bohn 926 30. Paul Casey 926 31. Rory McIlroy 921 32. Adam Scott 912 33. Jason Day 909 34. K.J. Choi 894 35. Ryan Moore 887 36. Sean O’Hair 858 37. Vaughn Taylor 824 38. Geoff Ogilvy 815 39. Scott Verplank 786 40. Fredrik Jacobson 768 41. Brian Davis 753 42. Kevin Na 744 43. Ian Poulter 733 44. Charles Howell III 726 45. Brian Gay 709 46. Brandt Snedeker 707 47. Charlie Wi 690 48. Heath Slocum 687 49. Bryce Molder 681 50. Y.E. Yang 678 51. Marc Leishman 670 52. Padraig Harrington 662 53. Lucas Glover 653 54. Matt Jones 647 55. Steve Marino 635 56. Spencer Levin 633 57. Stewart Cink 627 58. Rory Sabbatini 618 59. Paul Goydos 597 60. Shaun Micheel 575 61. J.J. Henry 564 62. Vijay Singh 560 63. Greg Chalmers 558 64. Kenny Perry 555 65. Jimmy Walker 554 66. Kris Blanks 553 67. Stephen Ames 548 68. D.J. Trahan 547 69. Charley Hoffman 546 70. Chad Campbell 543 71. Pat Perez 534 72. Angel Cabrera 524 73. Boo Weekley 513 74. Blake Adams 510 75. Tom Gillis 505 76. John Rollins 500 77. Alex Prugh 500 78. Kevin Sutherland 499 79. Alex Cejka 489 80. Derek Lamely 486 81. D.A. Points 486 82. Tim Petrovic 474 83. Jason Dufner 473 84. Matt Bettencourt 472 85. Chad Collins 472 86. Chris Couch 472 87. Aaron Baddeley 468 88. John Senden 467 89. Jeff Maggert 463 90. Sergio Garcia 461 91. Steve Elkington 461 92. Davis Love III 460 93. Garrett Willis 460 94. Jerry Kelly 459 95. Joe Ogilvie 454 96. Josh Teater 453 97. Bill Lunde 449 98. John Merrick 446 99. Ryuji Imada 445 100. Michael Sim 440 101. J.P. Hayes 439 102. Briny Baird 437 103. Chris Riley 434 103. Dean Wilson 434 105. Corey Pavin 433 106. Martin Laird 423 107. Ben Curtis 416 108. Nathan Green 414 109. Cameron Beckman 414 110. David Toms 413 111. Kevin Streelman 412 112. David Duval 404 113. Webb Simpson 401 114. Justin Leonard 395 115. Kevin Stadler 394 116. Woody Austin 394 117. Graham DeLaet 393 118. Bob Estes 391 119. Tiger Woods 390 120. Jonathan Byrd 381 121. Robert Garrigus 381 122. Andres Romero 377 123. Troy Matteson 371 124. Chris Stroud 369 125. Michael Letzig 367 126. Mike Weir 360 127. Jeff Quinney 344 128. George McNeill 338 129. Brett Quigley 336 130. Tom Pernice, Jr. 331 131. James Nitties 331 132. Matt Every 322 133. Henrik Stenson 321 134. Mark Wilson 316 135. Billy Mayfair 315 136. Michael Connell 313 137. Troy Merritt 311

$2,519,867 $2,144,761 $2,235,031 $2,405,598 $2,113,838 $1,817,973 $2,145,984 $2,300,089 $2,202,112 $1,826,173 $1,949,868 $1,648,820 $1,890,012 $1,761,842 $1,784,084 $1,817,241 $2,119,144 $2,034,905 $1,746,468 $1,740,839 $1,546,978 $1,776,873 $1,748,438 $1,521,393 $1,593,795 $1,622,665 $1,432,327 $1,464,909 $1,358,831 $1,793,864 $1,099,775 $1,254,558 $1,127,207 $1,140,230 $1,371,294 $1,215,033 $1,246,521 $1,189,010 $1,361,623 $1,324,750 $1,115,911 $1,259,363 $727,564 $1,128,417 $1,172,988 $1,059,092 $956,589 $995,780 $1,006,530 $839,350 $953,661 $920,399 $1,008,949 $849,393 $1,073,996 $840,700 $791,178 $790,317 $1,033,115 $844,706 $918,468 $740,320 $834,386 $798,901 $699,732 $904,253 $939,233 $825,773 $739,064 $701,153 $836,176 $747,805 $813,146 $660,584 $536,663 $783,354 $936,845 $667,660 $1,033,767 $759,173 $866,284 $631,128 $813,992 $1,044,734 $573,630 $686,997 $853,663 $767,548 $666,530 $786,322 $678,030 $839,193 $710,585 $732,537 $553,780 $989,316 $585,464 $644,227 $745,247 $493,397 $576,771 $750,801 $668,072 $589,240 $650,903 $825,386 $546,877 $690,239 $721,135 $617,821 $611,069 $452,374 $559,092 $415,480 $518,293 $399,822 $512,411 $474,496 $438,517 $662,070 $513,491 $622,831 $481,562 $656,348

Saturday, Sept. 25

Atlanta at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. New York Jets at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Baltimore at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Chicago at Cleveland, 8 p.m. Denver at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Green Bay at Kansas City, 8 p.m. Miami at Dallas, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Tennessee, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at Houston, 8 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 10 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 10 p.m. Washington at Arizona, 10 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 26

Sunday’s late game

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3 3 3 7 — 16 0 0 0 7 — 7 First Quarter Dal—FG Buehler 20, 9:25. Second Quarter Dal—FG Buehler 34, 6:11. Third Quarter Dal—FG Buehler 23, 9:03. Fourth Quarter Dal—Sharpe 6 interception return (Buehler kick), 9:23. Cin—Hill 1 pass from J.Palmer (Rayner kick), :51. A—22,364. Dal Cin First downs 17 10 Total Net Yards 297 179 Rushes-yards 29-85 17-43 Passing 212 136 Punt Returns 5-19 4-72 Kickoff Returns 1-38 3-81 Interceptions Ret. 3-42 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 23-41-0 16-36-3 Sacked-Yards Lost 5-28 4-17 Punts 8-40.4 10-47.6 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 4-32 12-90 Time of Possession 36:11 23:49 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Dallas, Choice 7-41, Donaldson 6-19, Barber 2-7, Miller 8-5, McGee 2-5, Jones 1-4, Crayton 1-3, Gronkowski 1-2, Nichols 1-(minus 1). Cincinnati, Scott 7-19, Eason 6-15, Benson 2-7, Tronzo 1-3, J.Palmer 1-(minus 1). PASSING—Dallas, McGee 12-22-0-116, Romo 5-10-0-59, Kitna 4-7-0-56, Nichols 2-2-0-9. Cincinnati, J.Palmer 10-20-2-102, O’Sullivan 4-11-1-33, C.Palmer 2-5-0-18. RECEIVING—Dallas, Sicko 5-44, Phillips 460, Ogletree 2-25, Holley 2-20, Hudgins 2-17, Crayton 2-14, Miller 2-11, R.Williams 1-21, Austin 1-16, Donaldson 1-8, Hurd 1-4. Cincinnati, M.Jones 3-42, Owens 2-18, Shipley 2-17, Simpson 2-14, Cosby 2-13, Coffman 1-21, Briscoe 1-11, Leonard 1-8, Tronzo 1-8, Hill 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Dallas, Buehler 49 (WL).

Monday, Sept. 27

Dallas Cincinnati

AFCA preseason Division II coaches poll Record 1. Nwest Missouri State (22)14-1 2. Grand Valley (Mich.) (3) 13-2 3. North Alabama (1) 11-2 4. Minnesota-Duluth 11-2 5. Central Washington 12-1 6. California (Pa.) 11-4 7. Abilene Christian (Texas) 9-4 8. West Liberty (W.Va.) 11-2 9. Carson-Newman (Tenn.)11-3 10. Washburn (Kan.) 8-3 11. West Texas A&M 7-5 12. West Alabama 8-5 13. Nebraska-Kearney 11-2 14. Saginaw Valley (Mich.) 9-3 15. Nebraska-Omaha 7-5 16. Texas A&M-Kingsville 9-3 17. Tuskegee (Ala.) 10-2 18. Hillsdale (Mich.) 10-3 19. Midwestern St. (Texas) 9-3 20. Missouri Western State 9-3 21. Minnesota St.-Mankato 10-2 22. West Chester (Pa.) 7-4 23. UNCPembroke 9-2 24. Delta State (Miss.) 5-5 25. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 8-4

Pts 645 621 580 549 499 489 435 406 400 339 337 313 296 235 232 216 210 188 163 160 127 122 115 93 74

Pvs 1 2 6 5 3 7 13 9 4 25 — 21 8 19 — 16 17 11 14 — 12 — 20 — —

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with LHP Justin Nicolino, LHP Mitchell Taylor and 2B Brandon Mims and assigned them to the Blue Jays (GCL).

National League CINCINNATI REDS — Traded OF Chris Dickerson to Milwaukee for OF Jim Edmonds. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Announced INF Cody Ransom has cleared waivers and accepted outright assignment to Lehigh Valley (IL). EL PASO DIABLOS — Traded INF Mike Provencher to Shreveport-Bossier for INF Jeff Hulett and two players to be named. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed OF Jacob Cruz.

FOOTBALL National Football League

NFL preseason schedule All Times EDT Sunday, Aug. 8 Hall of Fame Game: Dallas 16, Cincinnati 7, at Canton, Ohio Week 1 Thursday, Aug. 12 New Orleans at New England, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Baltimore, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Oakland at Dallas, 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 Buffalo at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Jacksonville at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Kansas City at Atlanta, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 Tampa Bay at Miami, 7 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Green Bay, 8 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 8 p.m. Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Chicago at San Diego, 9 p.m. Tennessee at Seattle, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 San Francisco at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Denver at Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16 New York Giants at New York Jets, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Week 2 Thursday, Aug. 19 Indianapolis vs. Buffalo Bills at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New England at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (FOX) Friday, Aug. 20 Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 8 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Aug. 21 Baltimore at Washington, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at New York Giants, 7 p.m. Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. New York Jets at Carolina, 8 p.m. Oakland at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Dallas at San Diego, 9 p.m. Detroit at Denver, 9 p.m. Green Bay at Seattle, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 Minnesota at San Francisco, 8 p.m. (NBC) Monday, Aug. 23 Arizona at Tennessee, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Week 3 Thursday, Aug. 26 St. Louis at New England, 7:30 p.m. Indianapolis at Green Bay, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Aug. 27 Atlanta at Miami, 7 p.m. Washington at New York Jets, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Kansas City, 8 p.m. San Diego at New Orleans, 8 p.m. (CBS) Saturday, Aug. 28 Cleveland at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m. Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. New York Giants at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Tennessee at Carolina, 8 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 8 p.m. (CBS) Arizona at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. San Francisco at Oakland, 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29 Pittsburgh at Denver, 8 p.m. (FOX) Week 4 Thursday, Sept. 2 Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m. Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 7 p.m. New England at New York Giants, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Detroit, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Montreal, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Edmonton, 8 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Cowboys 16, Bengals 7

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Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Florida at Boston, 7 p.m. Toronto at Buffalo, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Washington at Nashville, 8 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8 p.m. St. Louis at Dallas, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at Calgary, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Vancouver, 10 p.m. San Jose at Phoenix (split squads), 10 p.m. Phoenix at San Jose (split squads), 10:30 p.m.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed OT Jason Capizzi. Claimed G Andrew Crummey off waivers from Jacksonville. Waived G Noah Franklin and G Kurtis Gregory. NEW YORK JETS — Signed special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff to a contract extension through the 2011 season.

HOCKEY National Hockey League PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Announced the retirement of F Riley Cote who will become an assistant coach for Adirondack (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed D Radko Gudas to a three-year contract. Named Jon Cooper coach of Norfolk (AHL).

ECHL IDAHO STEELHEADS — Signed D Cody Lampl.

COLLEGE CONCORDIA, TEXAS — Named Denise Lira softball coach. EAST TEXAS BAPTIST — Named Suzanne Truitt women’s assistant volleyball coach. INDIANA STATE — Announced the resignation of women’s golf coach Mike Whitson, who will take the same position at Eastern Kentucky. IOWA — Named Marla Looper softball coach. MONTANA STATE-BILLINGS — Named Rob Bishop baseball coach. POINT PARK — Named Jessica Weary women’s assistant soccer coach. SYRACUSE — Named Andrea Buch women’s assistant rowing coach. UTEP — Suspended CB Travaun Nixon one game and WR Marlon McClure two games after violating team rules.

HOCKEY

2010-11 NHL preseason schedule All Times EDT Tuesday, Sept. 21

Ottawa at Toronto, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Florida at Carolina, 7 p.m. Columbus at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Colorado at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Calgary (split squads), 9 p.m. Calgary at Vancouver (split squads), 10 p.m. Phoenix at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 22 Ottawa at Toronto, 7 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m. Boston at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Chicago vs. Tampa Bay at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 8 p.m. Los Angeles at Colorado, 9 p.m. San Jose at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 23 New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Toronto, 7 p.m. Florida at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 28 Buffalo vs. Ottawa at J.L. Grightmire Market St. Arena, Dundas, Ontario, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Boston at Washington, 7 p.m. Chicago at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Columbus, 7 p.m. Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. Phoenix at Calgary, 9 p.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Anaheim at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 29 Washington at Boston, 7 p.m. Detroit at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Nashville at Atlanta, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders (split squad) at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Toronto at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Calgary vs. N.Y. Islanders (split squad) at Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 30 Buffalo at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Columbus at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 1 Atlanta at Carolina, 1:30 p.m. Toronto at Detroit, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Ottawa at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Columbus at Washington, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Vancouver at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 2 San Jose at Adler Mannheim (Germany), 1:30 p.m. Boston at Belfast Giants Select (Northern Ireland), 2 p.m. Atlanta at Columbus, 6 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 7 p.m. New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders (split squad), 7 p.m. Montreal vs. N.Y. Islanders (split squad) at Colisee Pepsi, Quebec City, 7 p.m. Florida at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Colorado vs. Los Angeles at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 3 Nashville at Washington, 12:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Detroit, 5 p.m. Philadelphia at Buffalo, 6 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 6 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 8 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 8 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 4 Carolina at SKA St. Petersburg (Russia), 11 a.m. Minnesota at Ilves Tampere (Finland), Noon

Tuesday, Oct. 5 Columbus at Malmo/Rogle BK (Sweden), 1 p.m. Boston at HC Liberec (Czech Republic), 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 6 Phoenix at Dinamo Riga (Latvia), Noon

MOTORSPORTS

NASCAR Cup leaders Through Aug. 8 Points

1, Kevin Harvick, 3,210. 2, Jeff Gordon, 3,025. 3, Jeff Burton, 2,895. 4, Kurt Busch, 2,892. 5, Jimmie Johnson, 2,882. 6, Denny Hamlin, 2,872. 7, Kyle Busch, 2,866. 8, Tony Stewart, 2,865. 9, Carl Edwards, 2,821. 10, Matt Kenseth, 2,806. 11, Greg Biffle, 2,743. 12, Mark Martin, 2,641. 13, Clint Bowyer, 2,631. 14, Ryan Newman, 2,558. 15, Jamie McMurray, 2,547. 16, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2,520. 17, Kasey Kahne, 2,508. 18, David Reutimann, 2,475. 19, Juan Pablo Montoya, 2,436. 20, Martin Truex Jr., 2,401.

Money 1, Kurt Busch, $4,923,843. 2, Jamie McMurray, $4,917,810. 3, Jimmie Johnson, $4,655,674. 4, Kevin Harvick, $4,570,797. 5, Kyle Busch, $4,036,029. 6, Jeff Gordon, $3,851,594. 7, Denny Hamlin, $3,701,733. 8, Tony Stewart, $3,543,753. 9, Matt Kenseth, $3,539,594. 10, Kasey Kahne, $3,522,512. 11, Carl Edwards, $3,440,937. 12, Jeff Burton, $3,407,887. 13, David Reutimann, $3,362,105. 14, Greg Biffle, $3,338,587. 15, Juan Pablo Montoya, $3,332,524. 16, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,305,953. 17, Joey Logano, $3,212,198. 18, Ryan Newman, $3,198,885. 19, A J Allmendinger, $3,015,970. 20, Clint Bowyer, $2,935,579.

TRACK AND FIELD

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High Point Panthers

The HIGH POINT PANTHERS (AAU) TRACK CLUB WON 2 (AAU) NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND A TOTAL OF (14) NATIONAL MEDAL @ 2010 (AAU) JUNIOR OLYMPICS 59 members of the High Point Panthers (AAU) Track Club qualified to participate in the 2010 AAU Junior Olympics held July 31August 07 at Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA. The Panthers won (2) National Championships and had (12) member to win AllAmerica honors. The top (8) finishers in each event earn the All-America honor. Shemiah Brooks: Won the Intermediate Girls (15-16 yrs) triple jump with a jump of 38’04.75, while the Panthers Young Men (17-18 yrs) won the 4x100m relay members (Daniel Greer, Desmond Stearns, Jeffrey Hendrix , Cameron Hudson and James Johnson) combined to post a winning time of 41.75 seconds. Other national medal winners included: Cameron Mcrae finished (3rd) in the young men (17-18 yrs) shot-put with throw of 52’06.25. After the competition, he signed a National Letter of Intent and committed to Western Carolina University to compete this fall, his younger brother Chetney Taylor was National Runner-Up finishing (2nd) in the midget boys (11-12 yrs) shot-put 46’-10.75 and (6th) in the discus with a throw of ( 91-02). Osvaldo Hernandez: continued his impressive season finishing (4th) in the young men (17-18 yrs) javelin with a throw of 168’-10, while teammate Richard Bell finished (8th) with a throw of 154’-06 in the same event. Hernandez also finished (5th) in the 3000 Racewalk in a time of 22:20.33. Grace Popek: Finished (6th) young women (17-18 yrs) 2000M Steeplechase in a time of 8:30.20. Mia Little: finished (8th) in the sub-youth girls (13 yrs) 100m with a time of 12.96. Nolan Johnson: Finished (4th) in the bantam boys (9-10 yrs) 400m Other Notable finishers: Kimberly Walsh: (9th) young women (17-18 yrs) 2000M Steeplechase in a time of 8:51.54 , Paisley Simmons: Intermediate girls (15-16 yrs) 100m: 12.00 (10th) place 200m: (11th) place 24.73, Daniel Greer young men (17-18 yrs) 100m: 10.89, Mia Little(9th) sub youth girls (13 yrs) Long Jump : 15’-08.75, Young women: 4x800m relay (12th) with a time of 10:51.50

TRIVIA ANSWER

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Report: NCAA looking at UNC assistant and agent BY BRIANA GORMAN ENTERPRISE DURHAM BUREAU

CHAPEL HILL — According to a report Monday by Yahoo Sports, the NCAA is investigating ties between North Carolina assistant coach John Blake and prominent NFL agent Gary Wichard. Blake coaches the Tar Heels’ defensive line, including senior Marvin Austin, who has also allegedly been the focus of the NCAA’s probe. Wide receiver Greg Little also is being investigated, according to reports, and both players were practicing with the second team again Monday. Blake and Wichard have known each other for years, and Yahoo Sports reported that the NCAA is looking into Blake’s one-time position as vice president of football operations for Wichard’s agency, Pro Tect Management. Wichard currently represents former UNC standout Kentwan Balmer, a firstround draft pick by the San Francisco 49ers in 2008.

Blake is considered one of the nation’s top recruiters and was responsible for the recruitment of Austin, the nation’s No. 1 high school player in 2007. UNC coach Butch Davis and Blake worked together with the Dallas Cowboys under Jimmy Johnson in the earlier 1990s. Blake also became the head coach at Oklahoma, his alma mater, in 1996 but was fired in 1998 after going 1222.

STURDIVANT DECLINES Linebacker Quan Sturdivant said he’s grown since his July citation for simple possession of marijuana, but the senior did not feel the need to elaborate after practice Monday. “I just want to talk about football right now,” Sturdivant said. The preseason All-ACC linebacker did say he learned he’s “got to be careful” after being cited by the Albemarle police for possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana on July 10. The charges were voluntarily dismissed after Sturdivant, the Tar Heels’

leading tackler a year ago, entered a deferred prosecution agreement. Sturdivant said he does not know if he will start in the season opener against LSU on Sept. 4, a decision that has not been announced by Davis. It was a tough few months for Sturdivant, whose grandmother passed away during the summer. The linebacker said it was really hard on him because he used to live with her and they were so close. “His grandmother was a really influential person in his life,” Davis said. “When you lose somebody like that in your life, it’s tough, and I think it’s just one of those situations where kids learn in adversity [that] you’ve got to find other people you can trust.” Senior safety Deunta Williams called the charge a “fluke-type thing” and said he holds nothing against Sturdivant. He said everyone makes mistakes, and Sturdivant just wants to play football. “We all mess up,” Williams said. “He’s got to work on getting his image

back and all that stuff, but it’ll happen. A lot of great players have done bad things, and the best thing you can do going forward is just to ball out and stay clean.”

BERNARD OUT FOR SEASON The Tar Heels lost their first player for the season due to an injury Sunday when freshman running back Giovani Bernard tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during practice. Davis said the injury happened during a one-one-one drill when Bernard planted his foot and made a cut. The 5-10, 205-pound tailback will receive a medical redshirt for 2010. Bernard, who is from Davie, Fla., was ranked the No. 12 running back in the country by Rivals.com and was expected to compete for playing time this season. “No one likes for any kid to ever get injured, but it’s an unfortunate thing and he’ll bounce back,” Davis said. “He’s a very strong mental person, and I know he’ll attack the rehab.”

ACC/BIG TEN CHALLENGE SCHEDULE

The ACC announced on Monday the following schedule for this year’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge:

Monday, Nov. 29 7 p.m. -- Virginia at Minnesota (ESPN2)

Tuesday, Nov. 30 7 p.m. -- Iowa at Wake Forest (ESPNU) 7:30 p.m. -- Georgia Tech at Northwestern (ESPN2) 7:30 p.m. -- Ohio State at Florida State (ESPN) 9 p.m. -- Michigan at Clemson (ESPN2) 9:30 p.m. -- UNC at Illinois (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 1 7:15 p.m. -- Indiana at Boston College (ESPNU) 7:15 p.m. -- N.C. State at Wisconsin (ESPN2) 7:30 p.m. -- Purdue at Virginia Tech (ESPN) 9:15 p.m. -- Maryland at Penn State (ESPN2) 9:30 p.m. -- Michigan State at Duke (ESPN)

Wyndham adds Kim to field ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

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Boston third baseman Adrian Beltre applies tag to the Yankees’ Austin Kearns during the third inning of their American League matchup on Monday at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox won 2-1.

Red Sox, Yanks split THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK — Jon Lester received key help from relievers Daniel Bard and Jonathan Papelbon in ending his career-worst four-game skid, Jacoby Ellsbury tied a team record with four steals and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Monday to salvage a series split. Boston took the finale of the wraparound series that had four different start times because of national TV demands. The win ensured the thirdplace Red Sox remained six games behind AL East-leading New York,

Reds pick up Edmonds CINCINNATI (AP) — The NL Central-leading Cincinnati Reds have made a move to try to strengthen their outfield for a playoff run, getting Jim Edmonds from Milwaukee for outfielder Chris Dickerson. The trade gives the Reds a veteran outfielder as they try to fend off the St. Louis Cardinals and reach the playoffs for the first time since 1995. The Reds lead the Cardinals by two games heading into their three-game showdown starting Monday night. The 40-year-old Edmonds batted .286 with eight homers and 20 RBIs in 73 games with the Brewers.

their standing when the set began. Lester (12-7) didn’t give up a hit until Austin Kearns singled with one out in the fifth inning, and was lifted for Bard with the bases loaded and one out in the seventh — and Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher due up. Bard pumped six pitches past the Yankees Nos. 1 and 2 hitters, reaching 99 mph several times while striking them out. Mark Teixeira hit one of those fastballs from Bard in the eighth inning into the second deck for his 26th home run and Alex Rodriguez followed with a single to awaken

the crowd of 49,476. But after an out and a walk to Jorge Posada, Bard got pinch-hitter Lance Berkman on a popup to shallow left. Papelbon came on and silenced the harsh Bronx reception by inducing Kearns into a groundout to second base. Papelbon walked Jeter with one out in the ninth, and the Yankees captain stole second. But the Boston closer struck out Swisher and Teixeira — he’s 0 for 9 against Papelbon — for his 28th save in 33 chances. The Yankees went 34 on their homestand. They head to Texas for a

MARINERS FIRE MANAGER

SEATTLE (AP) — The last-place Seattle Mariners have fired manager Don Wakamatsu. The team announced the dismissal of the major leagues’ first Japanese-American manager hours before Monday night’s game against Oakland. Wakamatsu is the fifth manager in the majors to be fired this season. Baltimore’s Dave Trembley, Kansas City’s Trey Hillman, Arizona’s A.J. Hinch and Florida’s Fredi Gonzalez also were dismissed. Seattle entered the day 42-70, the second-worst record in the American League. The Mariners added pitcher Cliff Lee, infielder Chone Figgins and outfielder Milton Bradley in the offseason, and began the year with expectations of their first postseason since 2001. Wakamatsu had guided Seattle to an 85-77 record in his first season after taking over a team that went 61-101 in 2008. But a poorly constructed roster has produced the worst offense in baseball and doomed them to 221⁄2 games behind first-place Texas in the AL West. The Mariners announced 43-year-old Daren Brown, the manager of Triple-A Tacoma for the last three-plus season, is replacing Wakamatsu on an interim basis. Seattle also relieved bench coach Ty Van Burkleo and pitching coach Rick Adair. The team also released performance coach Steve Hecht. Roger Hansen takes over as the bench coach.

showdown between firstplace teams.

CARDINALS 7, REDS 3 CINCINNATI — Skip Schumaker hit his first career grand slam during St. Louis Cardinals’ biggest inning of the season, supplying more than enough runs for righthander Chris Carpenter to beat the Cincinnati Reds for the ninth time in a row, 7-3 on Monday night. The Cardinals provided a lopsided start to their showdown for first place in the NL Central, trimming Cincinnati’s lead to one game.

NBA slates two in London LONDON (AP) — Those high-flying slam dunks and long-distance 3-pointers are going to mean a lot more to the London crowd next year when the NBA plays its first regular-season games in Europe. NBA commissioner David Stern announced Monday that the Toronto Raptors and New Jersey Nets will face each other March 4 and 5 at the O2 Arena, the same venue that has hosted preseason games over the last several years. “It’s going to make basketball shine as a sport of passion, intensity, teamwork,” Stern said on a conference call. The NBA has been looking to expand overseas for years.

GREENSBORO – At least one player ranked among the top 15 in the world will be playing in next week’s Wyndham Championship. The tournament announced Monday that Anthony Kim, a threetime winner on the PGA Tour who is No. 14 in the world rankings and No. 13 in Fedex Cup standings, has committed to play at Sedgefield as he tries to work his game into shape after a lengthy layoff following wrist surgery. Kim won the Shell Open and finished third at The Master in April. After finishing seventh in the Quail Hollow Championship, a tournament he won in 2008, Kim had

the procedure. He returned to tournament play at last week’s World Golf Championship in Akron, Ohio, where he tied for 76th. a whopping 28 shots behind winner Hunter Mayhan. Kim has four top-10 finishes in eight starts this year and is sixth in Ryder Cup standings. His other victory came in the 2008 AT&T National. Other notables entered include 2008 Masters winner Trevor Immelman, 2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover, two-time Wyndham winners Davis Love III and Rocco Mediate, John Daly, David Duval, David Toms and the last three Wyndham Championship winners -- Ryan Moore, Carl Pettersson and Brandt Snedeker.

Rohanna sets Women’s Am scoring record with 65 CHARLOTTE. (AP) — Rachel Rohanna, an allBig Ten player at Ohio State, set a U.S. Women’s Amateur scoring record with a 65 during a muggy first round of stroke play on Monday. Rohanna had nine birdies and two bogeys to finish 7-under on the 6,559-yard Charlotte Country Club course. Kellee Booth (1998), Natalie Gulbis (1999) and Amanda Blumenherst (2008) previously shared the 18-hole mark of 66. Brooke Pancake, of Chattanooga, Tenn., fin-

ished with a 68 as conditions eased slightly with some cloud cover and a slight breeze in the afternoon. Girls junior champion Doris Chen of Bradenton, Fla., and Jaclyn Sweeney, a senior at Arizona State from Andover, Mass., were at 3under. Sixty-four of 156 players will advance to match play after a second day of stroke play Tuesday in this U.S. Golf Association event, concluding with a 36hole final on Sunday.

Gordon, wife welcome son CHARLOTTE (AP) — Another baby on board for NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon. Gordon says on his website that Leo Benjamin Gordon was born Monday. Gordon is the latest driver to welcome

a baby this season. Elliott Sadler, Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson became first-time fathers this year. Juan Pablo Montoya’s wife welcomed their third baby last month.

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Starting spots on Panthers’ defensive line up for grabs SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Tank Tyler has a sense of what outsiders think of Carolina’s revamped defensive line without Julius Peppers and two other starters. “I don’t read the papers, but they might say we’re the worst line in the league,” Tyler said Monday. “I would appreciate them saying that, because I’m always out to prove somebody wrong.” While Tyler won’t have much to do with silencing skeptics wondering where all the sacks will come from now that Peppers is in Chicago, the defensive tackle will help determine if the Panthers can stop the run after Maake Kemoeatu and Damione Lewis were released in the offseason. Tyler thinks he couldn’t be in a better place. After asking for — and getting — a trade from Kansas City last season, the Fayetteville, N.C., native and N.C. State product claims he’s recovered from knee surgery and ready to shine for his home state team. “I’m feeling great,” said Tyler, who on Monday was cleared to begin practicing twice a day. “I’m glad to be a part of this defense. It’s a high-intensity defense. There’s a lot of enthusiasm and lot of passion for defense, period.” While Charles Johnson and Everette Brown figure to split time at Peppers’ old position at end, the tackle spots are far from settled. Just how many questions the Panthers have were on display on Monday morning, when the coaching staff experimented with numerous lineups. Tyler and veteran Ed Johnson had been taking the majority of the snaps at defensive tackle with the first team. But they were shuffled off to mostly second-team work in the morning workout, with Derek Landri and Louis Leonard working with the starters. “It’s wide open because

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President Barack Obama holds up a personalized New Orleans Saints jersey as he stands with the Super Bowl champion on Monday, during a ceremony honoring the team.

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Tank Tyler (right) tries to muscle C.J. Davis during a drill at the Carolina Panthers’ training camp. Tyler is back home, healthy again, playing in a more comfortable defense and determined to finally reach his potential in the NFL as the Panthers need him to fill a hole at defensive tackle.

PANTHERS ADD TWO

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have brought in two offensive linemen after the third-team line struggled in a scrimmage over the weekend. The Panthers signed tackle Jason Capizzi and claimed guard Andrew Crummey off waivers from Jacksonville on Monday. The Panthers waived undrafted rookies Noah Franklin and Kurtis Gregory. The 6-foot-9, 330-pound Capizzi has bounced around several teams and practice squads over the past few seasons. He was waived by Cleveland in June. The 6-5, 300-pound Crummey was let go by the Jaguars on Sunday. He’s also briefly spent time with Washington and Cincinnati. The Panthers were looking to add veteran depth on the line before Thursday’s preseason opener at Baltimore after protection problems in Saturday’s scrimmage.

we don’t have any returning starters there. There’s competition there,” coach John Fox. “We’re learning them, they’re learning us. They’ll sort that out as we move forward.” Added Tyler: “Until that first snap against the Giants (in Week 1), you probably won’t even know who’s starting.” Tyler, though, thinks he

has a good shot after an upand-down start to his pro career. A first-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection as a senior with the Wolfpack, the 6-foot-2, 306pound Tyler was as thirdround pick of the Chiefs. After playing little as a rookie, he started all 16 games in 2008, recording 41 tackles.

But the Chiefs changed coaches and switched from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense before last season. Tyler was miscast as a nose guard and soon lost his job. He was rarely playing, and getting frustrated. “I guess I wasn’t the fit they were looking for, obviously,” Tyler said. “But I felt like I played well. They were some great coaches, so all respect to them. It was just time for a change.” Tyler claimed he asked to be traded on Oct. 20. Late that night, the injury-depleted Panthers acquired him for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft. “I was going back home,” he said. “I was more than happy.” The Panthers had been going through numerous tackles since Kemoeatu went down with a ruptured Achilles’ tendon on the first day of camp last year. Tyler helped in a reserve role for six games until he, too, was sidelined with a right knee injury that he said required microfracture surgery.

Obama entertains Super Bowl champs WASHINGTON (AP) — It took one shout of “Who Dat!” to get the celebration started in the White House on Monday as President Barack Obama saluted the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. The band played “When the Saints Go Marching In” as team members came in smiling to cheers and shouts for quarterback Drew Brees. Team owner Tom Benson pumped his fist in the air, flashing a Super Bowl yellow-gold diamond ring. Obama congratulated the team, owner and coaches in an East Room ceremony. He said the team lifted up “the hopes and the dreams of a shattered city” in the wake of the ravages of Hurricane Katrina. The Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts, 31-17, in Super Bowl XLIV in Miami. Obama said the Saints’ Super Bowl win was huge for New Orleans and for the country. He noted that after Ka-

HIGH RATINGS

NEW YORK (AP) — With Terrell Owens facing his old team, the Hall of Fame game drew the highest preliminary television rating for a preseason NFL game in six years. The game on NBC on Sunday night between the Bengals and Cowboys earned a 7.6 overnight rating and 13 share. It was the best preseason rating since an 8.2/13 for a Titans-Cowboys game in 2004 and up 31 percent from a 5.8/10 for last year’s Buffalo-Tennessee Hall of Fame game. trina, the Saints had to play an entire season on the road because their home stadium, the Superdome, was ruined in the storm. “Back then people didn’t even know if the team was coming back. People didn’t even know if the city was coming back,” Obama said.

No shortage of chances for ACC to improve image BY JOEDY MCCREARY AP SPORTS WRITER

The Atlantic Coast Conference’s reputation has taken plenty of hits since it expanded to 12 teams. The league certainly has plenty of chances this year to shut those critics up. A conference best known for its basketball can prove it belongs among college football’s big boys with a few victories in a lineup of early intersectional games that could go a long way toward reshaping its battered perception. “There’s pride in your school, pride in your league and pride in your fraternity of (coaches),” Boston College’s Frank Spaziani said. “It’s a tough league, and I don’t think we hold a back seat to anybody.” They’ll have several chances to prove that, all in the first month of the season: North Carolina opens with LSU, and two nights later, Virginia Tech plays Boise State. Miami visits Ohio State. Virginia travels to Southern California. Clemson is at Auburn. Florida State takes on Oklahoma. Even Duke has the chance to pull an upset for the ages when it plays host to defending national champion Alabama. If it pulls out a few victories in there, the ACC can strengthen its claim that football is much more than just something to pass the time until hoops season tips off. A series of lopsided losses, though, would represent another blow to the image of a conference that has a 2-10 record in BCS games – the worst mark among the six leagues with automatic access to those glitzy bowls. A capsule look at teams in predicted order of finish:

North Carolina looking for third straight bowl berth, which hasn’t happened since Tar Heels went bowling every year from 1993-98. MIAMI – Key players: QB Jacory Harris, WR Leonard Hankerson, DE Allen Bailey, CB Brandon Harris. Returning starters: 6 offense, 8 defense. Notes: Hurricanes hope to regain RB Graig Cooper, coming off a major knee injury from Champs Sports Bowl loss to Wisconsin. GEORGIA TECH – Key players: QB Josh Nesbitt, RBs Anthony Allen and Roddy Jones, LB Brad Jefferson. Returning starters: 6 offense, 8 defense. Notes: Defending ACC champs are looking for replacements for their leading rusher (Jonathan Dwyer) and receiver (Demaryius Thomas). ... Nesbitt is 692 yards shy of Woody Dantzler’s league record for yards rushing by a quarterback. . DUKE – Key players: WRs Donovan Varner and Conner Vernon, CB Chris Rwabukamba. Returning starters: 9 offense, 6 defense. Notes: Three returning Blue Devils had at least 50 receptions last year, giving new QB Sean Renfree several options as he gets comfortable replacing four-year starter Thad Lewis. VIRGINIA – Key players: QB Marc Verica, WR Kris Burd, DB Ras-I Dowling. Returning starters: 6 offense, 6 defense. Notes: New coach Mike London served two stints as an assistant coach in Charlottesville. ... Cavaliers’ last-place finish in 2009 was their first since the ACC split into divisions in ’05. .

ATLANTIC DIVISION COASTAL DIVISION VIRGINIA TECH – Key players: QB Tyrod Taylor, RB Ryan Williams, WRs Danny Coale and Jarrett Boykin, DT John Graves. Returning starters: 8 offense, 5 defense. Notes: Virginia Tech and Texas the only teams with at least 10 wins in each of last six seasons. ... Traditionally stout Tech defense must find replacements for six starters, including LB Cody Grimm and DE Jason Worilds. NORTH CAROLINA – Key players: QB T.J. Yates, DL Marvin Austin, LBs Quan Sturdivant and Bruce Carter, S Deunta Williams. Returning starters: 10 offense, 9 defense. Notes: Tar Heels have an ACC-best 21 returning starters, including both specialists. ... They return the bulk of the ACC’s top defense in 2009, but season could hinge on how well they handle the distraction of an NCAA probe into whether two players had improper contact with agents. ...

FLORIDA STATE – Key players: QB Christian Ponder, OG Rodney Hudson, LB Nigel Bradham. Returning starters: 10 offense, 6 defense. Notes: New coach Jimbo Fisher looking to lead Seminoles to NCAA-best 29th straight bowl appearance. ... Ponder averaged nearly 322 total yards in his nine starts last season. BOSTON COLLEGE – Key players: RB Montel Harris, LBs Mark Herzlich and Luke Kuechly. Returning starters: 8 offense, 7 defense. Notes: Harris is on pace to break Derrick Knight’s school career rushing record this season. He’s 1,368 yards shy of the mark of 3,725 and has averaged nearly 1,200 in his first two seasons at BC. CLEMSON – Key players: QB Kyle Parker, RBs Andre Ellington and Jamie Harper, DT Jarvis Jenkins. Returning starters: 7 offense, 6 defense.

Notes: Parker, the Colorado Rockies’ first-round draft pick, is the only player in Division I history to throw 20 touchdown passes and hit 20 home runs in the same academic year. N.C. STATE – Key players: QB Russell Wilson, WRs Jarvis Williams and Owen Spencer, LB Nate Irving. Returning starters: 7 offense, 5 defense. Notes: Wolfpack have two of the league’s top receivers, with Spencer averaging a FBS-best 25.5 yards per catch and Williams leading the ACC with 11 touchdown receptions. ... The Rockies also drafted Wilson, who spent the summer playing minor-league ball. ... N.C. State must find some stability in the secondary, which was a revolving door last season in allowing opponents to complete nearly 63 percent of their passes. WAKE FOREST – Key players: RB Josh Adams, WR Marshall Williams, CB Kenny Okoro. Returning starters: 6 offense, 7 defense. Notes: Demon Deacons hope they’ve found a replacement for four-year starter Riley Skinner in Skylar Jones, who is considered more of a running threat. ... Five of Wake Forest’s seven losses were by a combined 13 points, while two wins came by a touchdown or less. MARYLAND – Key players: WR Torrey Smith, RB Da’Rel Scott, LB Alex Wujciak. Returning starters: 7 offense, 5 defense. Notes: Scott looking to regain his form after finishing with just 425 yards rushing during an injuryplagued junior season. ... Terps’ one ACC victory in 2009 was their fewest since they were 1-7 in the league in 1998. ... Projected QB Jamarr Robinson made two starts in Chris Turner’s absence last season.

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Freddie Mac requests $1.8 billion in aid WASHINGTON (AP) – Government-controlled mortgage buyer Freddie Mac is asking for $1.8 billion in additional federal aid after posting a larger loss in the second quarter. Freddie Mac said Monday it lost $6 billion, or $1.85 per share, in the April-toJune period. The company is required to pay a 10 percent annual dividend to the Treasury Department on money it has received from the government. That made up $1.3 billion of the

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Internet calling service Skype files for IPO NEW YORK – Skype SA, the Internet calling service that was controlled until last year by eBay Inc., filed Monday for a U.S. initial public offering. Luxembourg-based Skype tentatively put the value of the offering at $100 million, but that’s a rough estimate only used as a basis for calculating the filing fee for the Securities and Exchange Commission. Skype did not say when its shares would go on sale, or at what price. It expects to list on the Nasdaq Stock Market under an unspecified symbol.

Gas prices to remain steady as summer ends Motorists planning a latesummer getaway should find gasoline prices littlechanged through August. The national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.774 Monday, according to AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information Service. That’s about 3.9 cents higher than a week ago and 13.1 cents higher than a year ago. Meanwhile, benchmark crude oil for September delivery rose 78 cents to settle at $81.23 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil has stayed above $80 a barrel for six straight sessions.

Tyson income up 89 percent for quarter NEW YORK – Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. posted an 89 percent jump in third-quarter net income, helped by higher beef and pork prices and a chicken business that’s recovering. The Springdale, Ark.based company said its prepared foods unit struggled in the quarter because of rising ingredient costs. The company reported net income of $248 million or 65 cents per share in the quarter ending July 3, up from $131 million, or 35 cents per share last year. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS

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company’s second-quarter losses. The company lost $840 million, or 26 cents a share, in the same quarter last year. The government rescued McLean, Va.-based Freddie Mac and sibling company Fannie Mae from the brink of failure nearly two years ago. The new request means they have needed $148.2 billion to stay afloat, about $63.1 billion of which is being used by Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac is losing money from bad loans it

backed, many of them before the housing market went bust. It had $118 billion in bad loans at the end of June, up from $103.4 billion at the end of last year. It owned more than 62,000 foreclosed properties in June, up from about 35,000 a year earlier. Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have both lost tens of billions of dollars during the past two years and both are asking the government to prop them up.

Sara Lee CEO steps down NEW YORK (AP) – Sara Lee Corp. Chairman and CEO Brenda Barnes will step down permanently to focus on improving her health following a stroke, the food maker said Monday. Barnes, 56, had been on temporary medical leave since May 14. She will also leave her position on Sara Lee’s board of directors. CFO Marcel Smits, who has been handling the CEO duties in her place, will continue to do so until a new CEO is named. The food maker, based in Downers Grove, Ill., said its board has started a process to select a new CEO and is looking inside and outside of the company. Possible successors could be Smits, who

joined the company last October from Dutch telecom company Koninklijke KPN NV, where he was chief financial officer. Another candidate could be CEO of North American Retail and Foodservice, Christopher John “CJ” Fraleigh. He, Smits, and board member James Crown have been working together to oversee the business in Barnes’ absence. Crown took over as chairman and will remain in that position. Barnes joined Sara Lee as president and chief operating officer in 2004. She became CEO in 2005. She led the company, known for its namesake breads and brands including Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm, through a restructuring.

Honda recalls Accord, Civic models over ignition switch WASHINGTON (AP) – Honda Motor Co. is recalling the popular Accord and Civic passenger cars to address problems with an ignition switch that could allow the key to be removed without the transmission being shifted into park, its third recall over the problem since 2003. Honda said the most recent recall involved 384,220 vehicles and includes 2003 model year Accord and Civics and 2003-2004 versions of the Honda Element. Honda told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the defect with the automatic transmissions could lead to a vehicle rolling away and increase the risk of a crash.

The Japanese automaker said in a statement the recall would involve about 197,000 Accords, 117,000 Civics and 69,000 Elements. The company said it has received several complaints about the ignition interlock and “is aware of a small number of related incidents, including one that resulted in a minor injury.” Honda said the ignition interlock mechanism could be damaged or worn during use and “it may become possible to remove the ignition key when the shift lever is not in park.” Unless the parking brake is set, the vehicle could roll away under those circumstances and lead to a crash.

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Change

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% Chg.

200-day Average

AMERICAN BALANCED FUND, CLASS A 16.71 0.06

0.36%

16.14

16.40

AMERICAN FDS BOND FD OF AMERICA 12.35 - 0.01

- 0.08%

12.21

12.05

CAPITAL INCOME BUILDER CL A SHS 48.02 0.22

0.46%

46.07

46.71

AMERICAN FDS CAPITAL WORLD GROW 33.40 0.21

0.63%

31.45

32.36

AMERICAN FDS EUROPACIFIC GROWTH 38.21 0.22

0.58%

36.18

36.65

AMERICAN FDS FUNDAMENTAL INVS A 33.01 0.19

0.58%

31.70

32.55

AMERICAN FDS GROWTH FD OF AMERI 27.30 0.12

0.44%

26.42

27.20

AMERICAN FDS INCOME FD OF AMERI 15.77 0.07

0.45%

15.20

15.41

AMERICAN FDS INVESTMENT CO OF A 25.74 0.10

0.39%

24.78

25.60

AMERICAN FDS NEW PERSPECTIVE A 25.70 0.12

0.47%

24.59

25.05

WASHINGTON MUTUAL INVS FD CL A 24.95 0.14

0.56%

23.93

24.58

DAVIS NEW YORK VENTURE FUND A 30.79 0.17

0.56%

30.02

30.89

DODGE COX INCOME FUND 13.36 - 0.01

- 0.07%

13.26

13.18

DODGE COX INTERNATIONAL STOCK 32.46 0.04

0.12%

30.48

31.06

DODGE COX STOCK FUND 95.88

0.36

0.38%

92.99

97.07

FIDELITY CONTRA FUND 59.46

0.37

0.63%

57.76

58.48

FIDELITY DIVERSIFIED INTERNATIO 27.46 0.07

0.26%

25.96

26.63

FIDELITY FREEDOM 2020 FUND 12.86 0.04

0.31%

12.46

12.63

FIDELITY GROWTH CO FUND 71.23 0.60

0.85%

68.41

70.14

FIDELITY LOWPRICED STOCK FUND 33.72 0.20

0.60%

32.53

33.31

FIDELITY MAGELLAN 63.10

0.69%

61.47

64.24

TGIT TEMPTON INCOME FUND CLASS 2.64 0.01

0.43

0.38%

2.53

2.58

HARBOR INTERNATIONAL FUND INSTI 54.84 0.09

0.16%

51.83

52.34

PIMCO FUNDS TOTAL RETURN FUND C 11.44 0.00

0.00%

11.29

11.10

PIMCO FUNDS TOTAL RETURN FUND A 11.44 0.00

0.00%

11.29

11.10

PIMCO FUNDS TOTAL RETURN FUND I 11.44 0.00

0.00%

11.29

11.10

VANGUARD 500 INDEX FD ADMIRAL S 104.03 0.57

0.55%

100.24

103.44

VANGUARD INDEX TRUST 500 INDEX 104.01 0.56

0.54%

100.23

103.42

VANGUARD GNMA FUND ADMIRAL SHS 11.07 - 0.02

- 0.18%

11.03

10.85

VANGUARD INSTITUTIONAL INDEX 103.35 0.57

0.55%

99.59

102.75

VANGUARD INSTITUTIONAL INDEX FU 103.36 0.57

0.55%

99.59

102.75

VANGUARD MID CAP GROWTH FUND 15.89 0.13

0.82%

15.31

15.65

VANGUARD PRIMECAP FUND 59.09 0.25

0.42%

56.48

58.67

VANGUARD BOND INDEX FD TOTAL BO 10.80 - 0.01

- 0.09%

10.71

10.55

VANGUARD TOTAL INTERNATIONAL ST 14.46 0.05

0.35%

13.58

13.83

VANGUARD TOTAL STOCK MARKET IND 28.04 0.18

0.65%

27.00

27.86

VANGUARD WELLINGTON INCOME FUND 29.54 0.10

0.34%

28.56

28.99

VANGUARD WELLINGTON FD ADMIRAL 51.02 0.17

0.33%

49.33

50.08

Stock rise slightly as investors await Fed meeting NEW YORK (AP) — Investors are getting optimistic that the Federal Reserve will restart some of its economic stimulus programs. Stocks closed moderately higher Monday, a sign that many traders expect the Fed to take steps to put some energy back into the recovery. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 45 points, more than making back its loss from Friday. Volume on the New York Stock Exchange fell to its lowest level of the year as many investors stayed out of the market while they waited for the Fed’s decision. Many have been avoiding big investment decisions for much of the summer because they have no sense of where the economy is headed. The Fed’s assessment of the economy, and any plans to resume its stimulus measures, will be issued after its meeting ends Tuesday afternoon. “The market loves stimulus. The market wants stimulus,” said Joe Saluzzi, co-head of equity trading at Themis Trading LLC in Chatham, N.J. The Fed will likely leave its federal funds rate near zero, but the central bank could signal plans to restart some programs such as its purchase of mortgagebacked securities or buy Treasury bonds.

STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST Name

Symbol

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

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T 26.86 29.74 AET ALU 2.98 AA 11.66 ALL 29.63 AXP 43.75 AIG 41.64 AMP 43.92 ADI 30.49 AON 38.68 AAPL 261.75 AVP 31.1 BBT 25.35 BNCN 9.99 BP 40.86 BAC 13.91 BSET 4.97 BBY 35.58 BA 68.99 CBL 13.77 CSX 53.87 CVS 30 COF 41.27 CAT 72.07 CVX 79.29 CSCO 24.77 C 4.08 KO 57.11 CL 76.27 CLP 16.68 CMCSK 17.56 GLW 18.94 CFI 11.57 DDAIF.PK 55.49 DE 69.29 DELL 12.98 DDS 22.64 DIS 35.16 DUK 17.56 XOM 62.45 FNBN 0.75 FDX 87.29 FCNCA 194 F 13.05 FO 46.26 FBN 5.84 GPS 18.56 GD 64.32 GE 16.38 GSK 36.84 GOOG 505.35 HBI 25.7 HOG 28.24 HPQ 42.6 HD 28.7 HOFT 12.15 INTC 20.65 IBM 132 JPM 39.82 K 50.79 KMB 65.87 KKD 4.02 LZB 8.01 LH 75.41 LNCE 22.04

Chg. 0.32 -0.33 0.01 0.07 0.65 0.25 0.71 0.97 0.32 0.48 1.66 -0.01 0.15 -0.15 -0.47 -0.05 0.04 0.67 0.29 0.35 0.47 0.16 0.4 0.51 0.56 0.7 0.02 0.36 -0.23 0.51 0 0.14 0.53 0.59 1.25 -0.14 0.51 0.16 0.14 0.48 0.08 1.97 3.39 0.01 0.89 -0.01 0.28 0.54 -0.07 0.32 5.13 0.3 0.24 -3.4 0.02 0.64 0 1.86 -0.62 0.64 0.58 0 -0.19 -0.09 0.46

High 26.96 30.39 3.02 11.75 29.64 44.05 42.09 44.11 30.59 38.77 262.15 31.46 25.48 10.16 41.59 14.07 4.97 35.65 69.47 13.81 54 30.09 41.41 72.18 79.43 24.87 4.12 57.4 76.95 16.7 17.72 19.05 11.59 55.63 69.48 13.24 22.75 35.23 17.61 62.67 0.79 87.74 194 13.12 46.46 5.98 18.65 64.4 16.46 36.89 505.5 25.7 28.52 43.84 28.97 12.32 20.79 132.34 40.56 51.09 65.96 4.09 8.33 75.98 22.19

Low 26.59 29.73 2.96 11.58 29.08 43.37 40.76 43.09 30.02 38.13 259.57 31.03 25.06 9.98 40.85 13.75 4.9 35.07 68.45 13.36 53.24 29.77 40.56 71.42 78.87 24.2 4.01 56.36 75.83 16.29 17.53 18.72 11.11 55.07 68.24 12.91 22.25 34.9 17.44 62.18 0.7 85.52 191.34 12.92 45.42 5.72 18.39 63.87 16.3 36.66 501.36 25.3 27.83 42.43 28.68 11.54 20.41 130.4 39.66 50.21 65.28 3.98 7.93 75.16 21.25

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Low

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LM LEG LNC LOW MCD MRK MET MSFT MHK MS MOT NCR NYT NBBC NSC NVS NUE ODFL ODP PPG PNRA PTRY JCP PFE PEP PNY RL PG PGN QCOM QCC RFMD RHT RAI RY RDK INVE SLE ZZ SHLD SHW SO SE S SMSC SBUX SCS STI SYT SKT TRGT TGT MMM TWX LCC UFI UPS VFC VAL VZ VOD VMC WMT WFC YHOO

29.58 21.43 25.17 20.31 72.92 35.36 42.32 25.61 52.96 27.45 7.98 13.7 8.71 3.8 57.92 50.48 40.02 38.01 4.47 69.77 78.51 21.08 21.53 16.42 66.42 28.07 86.55 60.38 42.69 39.75 1.57 4.53 33.49 57.3 52.13 36.1 1.56 14.82 2.75 73.94 69.86 36.15 21.96 4.58 21.84 25.66 7.39 25.88 48.22 45.84 22.6 53.35 88.03 32.6 9.73 4 67.42 80.5 31.72 29.86 24.73 41.6 52.06 28.23 14.4

0.31 0.36 0.48 0.03 1.18 0.38 0.9 0.06 1.07 -0.2 -0.02 0.07 -0.02 -0.07 0.86 0.21 0.03 0.49 -0.07 0.22 1.56 -0.01 -0.28 0.18 0.52 0.33 0.76 0.36 0.37 1.1 0.02 0.13 0.04 -0.47 0.6 0.29 0.02 -0.02 -0.03 0.71 0.17 0.27 0.03 0.13 0.24 0.33 0.27 0.03 -0.4 0.57 1.03 1.03 0.74 0.24 0.24 -0.03 0.72 -0.08 0.02 0.31 -0.02 -0.02 0.27 0.48 0.06

29.71 21.5 25.25 20.46 73.34 35.44 42.36 25.73 53.18 27.83 8.12 13.83 8.97 3.9 58 50.51 40.15 38.14 4.62 70.16 78.94 21.44 22.11 16.48 66.6 28.09 87.3 60.83 42.83 39.94 1.57 4.57 33.81 57.81 52.32 36.31 1.56 14.95 2.79 74.57 70.08 36.19 22.11 4.6 22.06 25.72 7.4 26.15 48.35 45.93 22.69 53.7 88.38 32.66 9.8 4.06 67.72 81.25 31.94 30.06 24.85 41.92 52.34 28.27 14.52

29.33 21.19 24.67 20.29 72.35 35.06 41.56 25.37 51.92 27.3 7.96 13.64 8.67 3.76 57.08 50.33 39.68 37.38 4.43 69.39 77.19 20.74 21.23 16.11 65.93 27.72 85.93 59.86 42.39 38.83 1.54 4.38 33.42 57.2 51.64 35.91 1.5 14.52 2.74 73.24 69.63 35.92 21.93 4.45 21.13 25.39 7.1 25.49 47.91 45.29 21.49 52.96 87.41 32.29 9.41 3.94 66.95 80.31 31.56 29.62 24.68 41.33 51.8 27.52 14.34

METALS PRICING NEW YORK (AP) – Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday. Aluminum -$1.0051 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.3632 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.3505 N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Lead - $2167.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.9547 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1203.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1200.70 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon. Silver - $18.380 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $18.229 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Platinum -$1561.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1543.00 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon.

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Kernersville Winston-Salem 96/75 97/76 Jamestown 97/76 High Point 97/75 Archdale Thomasville 97/75 97/75 Trinity Lexington 97/75 Randleman 97/74 97/75

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Denton 97/76

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UV Index

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UV Index for 3 periods of the day.

8 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Noon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 4 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9

Hi/Lo Wx 104/80 80/60 101/82 90/81 90/70 89/78 88/73 94/78 110/88 89/70 95/74 84/65 65/54 99/79 78/58 100/79 98/75 102/76

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First 8/16

New 9/8

Last 9/1

Full 8/24

0-2: Low The higher the UV 3-5: Moderate index, the higher the 6-7: High need for eye and 8-10: Very High skin protection. 11+: Extreme

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 655.2 653.3 +0.3 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 1.35 +0.08 Elkin 16.0 2.03 -0.02 Wilkesboro 14.0 2.71 -0.02 High Point 10.0 0.58 -0.03 Ramseur 20.0 0.77 -0.11 Moncure 20.0 M M

Pollen Forecast

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Statistics through 6 p.m. yesterday at Greensboro

Wednesday

Around The World

ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .89/76 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .72/61 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .118/93 BARCELONA . . . . . .83/71 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .89/70 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .98/80 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .65/49 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .77/62 BUENOS AIRES . . . .62/43 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .97/78

24 hours through 6 p.m. . . . . . . .0.00" Month to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.30" Normal Month to Date . . . . . . . . .1.11" Year to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27.37" Normal Year to Date . . . . . . . . .26.95" Record Precipitation . . . . . . . . . .2.30"

Wednesday

Weather (Wx): cl/cloudy; fl/flurries; pc/partly cloudy; ra/rain; rs/rain & snow; s/sunny; sh/showers; sn/snow; t/thunderstorms; w/windy

City

Precipitation (Yesterday)

Sun and Moon

Around Our State Today

Temperatures (Yesterday) High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .87 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .68 Last Year’s High . . . . . . . .95 Last Year’s Low . . . . . . . . .72 Record High . . . .101 in 2007 Record Low . . . . . .55 in 1989

87/78 69/57 118/89 82/69 81/68 97/78 66/49 78/62 57/46 98/78

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City

Hi/Lo Wx

COPENHAGEN . . . . .70/64 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .82/60 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .99/82 GUATEMALA . . . . . .79/62 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .91/78 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .90/82 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .87/67 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .68/54 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .97/73 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .90/81

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Today

Hi/Lo Wx

City

70/59 78/59 96/80 75/63 91/79 88/76 88/67 72/55 93/67 90/82

PARIS . . . . . . . . . . . .80/63 ROME . . . . . . . . . . . .89/70 SAO PAULO . . . . . . .67/55 SEOUL . . . . . . . . . . .86/78 SINGAPORE . . . . . . .87/76 STOCKHOLM . . . . . . .71/58 SYDNEY . . . . . . . . . .67/49 TEHRAN . . . . . . . . . .95/76 TOKYO . . . . . . . . . . .86/79 ZURICH . . . . . . . . . . .76/60

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Today: Lows

Hi/Lo Wx 71/55 89/68 72/58 86/76 87/77 73/57 64/48 94/77 88/80 72/58

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Pollen Rating Scale

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Air Quality

Predominant Types: Weeds

100 75

151-200: 201-300: 301-500:

50 25

0 0

Today: 20 (Good) 0-50: 51-100: 101-150:

Trees

10 Grasses

15 Weeds

0: Absent, 1-25: Low, 26-50: Moderate, 51-75: High, >75: Very High

Good Moderate Unhealthy (sensitive) Unhealthy Very Unhealthy Hazardous

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

BUSINESS

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Little relief seen in public sector jobs

FILE | AP

People make their way past the McDonald’s restaurant at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. McDonald’s Corp. posted its biggest monthly increase of U.S. sales in two years on Monday.

Cool drinks heat up McDonald’s sales in July CHICAGO (AP) – McDonald’s lesson from July: If you want to start selling cold, fruity drinks, pick one of the hottest months in U.S. history. The fast-food giant posted its biggest monthly increase in more than a year in an important U.S. sales figure as U.S. as the fast-food chain’s new fruit smoothies and ice-cold frappes got a warm reception from customers. The increase shows just how much the behemoth is outpacing its competitors as customers keep flocking to the world’s largest hamburger chain while competitors post anemic U.S. sales. Shares touched an all-time high Monday morning. “They were pretty impressive results,” said Morningstar restaurant analyst R.J. Hottovy. “It just shows that the smoothies product

has been a big win for the company and a big hit among consumers. They did well with the timing of the product.” July sales at restaurants open at least 13 months climbed 5.7 percent – the biggest monthly increase since it recorded a 6.1 percent gain in April 2009. At the same time, the National Weather Service said the month was one of the the hottest on record nationwide, shatterring records in many East Coast cities. Overall, McDonald’s Corp. said the sales measure rose 7 percent around the globe and outpaced expectations. It climbed 5.3 percent in Europe and 10.1 percent in the rest of the world. The figure is considered an important gauge of a restaurant chain’s performance because it

excludes the effects of restaurants that open or close during the year. McDonald’s said U.S. consumers flocked to its roughly 14,000 restaurants during the month, seeking its new drinks that are part of the restaurant chain’s rapidly expanding beverage lineup. In addition to the highly profitable smoothies, which launched nationwide in mid-July and cost a little over $2 for a small, and frappes, customers also sought out the company’s value meals. It’s those type of menu items that have kept McDonald’s a step ahead of competitors in recent years, particularly in the U.S. where its value menu helped insulate it from much of the economic weakness that hurt Burger King Corp. and Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc.

WASHINGTON (AP) – An injection of $26 billion in federal aid won’t be enough to save the jobs of more than a half million people who work for state and local governments or for companies that do business with them. Economists say state and local budget gaps are so vast that up to 30,000 public jobs will be cut each month at least through year’s end. And private companies that contract with states and localities are likely to cut even more deeply. All told, 600,000 to 700,000 jobs will likely vanish over the next 12 months at states, localities, private contractors and other businesses that depend on government business, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington think tank. The July unemploy-

ment report, released Friday, showed state and local governments cut 48,000 jobs last month – the most in a year. State and local governments already have shed 169,000 jobs this year. And since their peak in 2008, state and local payrolls have shrunk by 316,000; that figure does not include private sector jobs tied to government spending. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned last week that cuts in state and local spending and jobs were helping to slow the economic recovery. The cuts stem from shrinking state income and tax revenue resulting from the recession. Total state revenue fell 11 percent from fiscal year 2008, when the recession began, to fiscal 2010, the National Association of State Budget Officers has estimated.

BlackBerrys will stay welcome in Bahrain DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Bahrain’s foreign minister said Sunday the country has no plans to follow its Persian Gulf neighbors in banning some BlackBerry services because security fears do not outweigh the technological benefits. His comments come as device maker Research in Motion Ltd. is facing opposition by Saudi

Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to the way its encrypted e-mail and messenger services are managed. Bahrain’s Sheik Khaled bin Ahmed Al Khalifa told The Associated Press the handheld devices raise legitimate concerns, but that his nation has decided that banning some of the phones’ features is “not a way of dealing with it.”


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