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GREENSBORO – Two education professionals from a pair of High Point schools were recognized as Guilford County Schools top teacher and principal Monday. Terri Roberts of Southwest Elementary School and Cheri Keels of Triangle Lake Montessori School were named the respective winners of the district’s 2008-09 Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year awards at the

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school system’s annual “Celebrating Excellence in Education” event at War Memorial Auditorium in Greensboro. Roberts, who was selected for the honor by a committee of principals, administrators and veteran educators, has been teach-

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ing advanced learners in kindergarten through fifth grade at Southwest Elementary for the last three years. The award carries a $1,500 prize, and she will represent teachers across the district at various local and state events. She said she developed “a real addiction to the classroom” after a professional background in other fields. “What an honor to represent the teachers of Guilford County and have an opportunity to represent a message of hope,” said

Roberts, who has 17 years of teaching experience. “We have the very best staff, the best PTO and the best students anyone could ever hope for.” In addition to being named the top teacher, Roberts was named the elementary school teacher of the year. Deanna Wynn, a science teacher at Southern Middle School, was named middle school teacher of the year and Darren Corbett, an English teacher at Grimsley High School, was named high school teacher of the

year. Jennifer Caligan, a fifth-grade science and social studies teacher at Nathanael Greene Elementary School, and Joan Kimmel, an English teacher at Weaver Academy, were the other finalists for Teacher of the Year. Keels, principal at Triangle Lake Montessori since 2006, was previously assistant principal at Allen Jay Middle School. “What an honor and a blessing. ... Thank you to my staff, students and par-

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End of summer travel season causes gas prices to fall BY PAM HAYNES ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER

TRIAD – Motorists in the Triad can breathe a sigh of relief as fluctuating gas prices fell for the second week in a row and are expected to continue to decline. The end of summer travel has caused oil prices to drop along with other economic indicators, according to AAA officials. The association predicts that

prices will continue to fall another 5 cents to 10 cents over the next few weeks. “We’re coming out of the summer driving season, so there’s always a drop in demand,” said Brendan Byrnes, public relations manager for AAA Carolinas. “The gas prices are reflective of that low demand.” While some aspects of the economy have displayed an improvement in recent months, such as

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automobile sales, Byrnes said the overall sluggish recovery continues to keep oil prices down. “Although there are some positive economic reports out there, the fact of the matter is that the state still has an unemployment rate over 11 percent,” he said. “There are still people that aren’t driving to work every day and taking those day trips.” “Our recovery is probably happening, but it’s still very uneven,” added Mike McCully, associate professor of economics at High Point University. “The other factor that seems to be influencing prices is

there are very high supplies of oil right now. We haven’t had any supply disruptions from hurricanes so far this year.” The holiday season is approaching, but Byrnes said it shouldn’t have a startling effect on prices this year. “Prices traditionally don’t go up too much over the winter holidays,” he said. “It’s too soon to tell, but with all of the unemployment, there may be slightly less travel than last year.” With a $2.35 average price per gallon in the Triad, the area fares better than most in the state.

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HIGH POINT – The High Point Planning and Zoning Commission will consider a proposal at its meeting tonight that could determine the future growth of High Point University. The University Area Plan will go before the commission at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building at 211 S. Hamilton St. in the City Council chambers. The plan was created by the Planning and Development Department to propose areas where the university could grow over the next 20 years based on its anticipated needs, according to

tions to guide the orderly growth of the university area,” Galanti said. Galanti will be presenting the plan at the meeting. Don ScarThe University Area Plan will borough, vice president of comgo before the Planning and munity relations at High Point Zoning Commission tonight at University, will speak on behalf its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. of the school. The meeting will be held in the The map is divided into three Municipal Building at 211 S. phases. University officials said if Hamilton St. in the City Council passed, the land from those phases chambers. A final version of the would be required as needed, with plan can be found at http:// phase one acquired first. www.high-point.net/plan/UniThe plan first was presented to vArea.cfm. the public at a meeting last December at Christ United MethodHeidi Galanti, planning adminis- ist Church. trator for the city. Public comments were taken “The purpose was to conduct a at another meeting in July, and study and prepare recommenda- a public open house was held on

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Sept. 3 where the finalized version was presented. The final version of the plan can be found online at http://www. high-point.net/plan/univarea.cfm. If approved by the commission, the plan would go to High Point City Council at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Other items on the commission’s agenda include rezoning a portion of land at the northeast corner of N. Main Street and Old Plank Road to allow parking for the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation to “expand and enhance bus service in High Point,” according to the special use permit request. phaynes@hpe.com | 888-3617

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MOORESVILLE – Police continued to search for two missing Mooresville girls and their adoptive father today. The girls’ mother said one of the missing girls is nine months pregnant and needs urgent medical care. Missing are 12-year-old Keara Lasha Hess, who is pregnant, and Sierra Nicole Hess, 11. They haven’t been seen since leaving home with their adoptive father Thursday morning, investigators said. Iredell Sheriff’s Office Lt. Julie Gibson said Sunday night that investigators haven’t received any tips from the public and have no concrete informa-

tion about where their father, Mathew Hess, might have taken them. “We’re not able to track any activity that he’s done at all,” such as cell-phone calls, Gibson said. Jeanette Hess, the girls’ mother, is especially concerned about Keara because she was due to give birth to a baby boy over the weekend, she said in an interview with the Observer. She told the Observer that she wants her daughter’s pregnancy disclosed because she is scared Keara won’t receive medical care and because it will help people notice them. “I want people to know – she sticks out like a sore thumb,” Hess said. “I want someone to call police, I need to know something.”

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THOMASVILLE – The North Carolina Division of Water Quality announced Monday that it has fined the city of Thomasville $35,116 for a wastewater spill over the summer. The unpermitted sewer system overflow of 15.93 million gallons into Hamby Creek in July and August was initially reported by the city as 385,000 gallons on Aug. 3. Later, the city amended its report when it discovered that the spill had begun earlier. The total amount of the spill, as amended, is the largest on record with the division.

N.C. lawmakers positive even with mental health cuts RALEIGH (AP) – Legislative leaders who monitor North Carolina’s mental health system are surprisingly positive after negative actions they took last month to close a budget hole. They’re pleased with new Department of Health and Human Services leaders who oversee treatment for more than 300,000 mentally ill patients, substance abusers and the developmentally disabled. However, spending cuts for treatment reaching as high as $400 million this fiscal year mean there’s no doubt patients will lose local treatment options and see other services curbed. “I’d be optimistic if we didn’t cut the budget 20 percent,” said Dave Richard, executive director of the Arc of North Carolina, which advocates for the mentally disabled. “You can’t do what they’re doing without hurting thousands upon thousands of people in the state.” The cuts had to be deep, accord-

ing to Democrats who calculated the budget gap for this year at more than $4 billion. But improved cooperation with the de-

Improved cooperation with the department helped prevent patient cuts from getting worse, said Sen. Martin Nesbitt, D-Buncombe. partment helped prevent patient cuts from getting worse, said Sen. Martin Nesbitt, D-Buncombe. “We now have people we can work with,” said Nesbitt, co-chairman of the Legislature’s mental health oversight committee. “This (reduction) is what we had to do to preserve the system.” The good feelings contrast with

eight years of frustrations and setbacks for a mental health reform effort that a legislative watchdog agency said in July ultimately wasted up to $635 million in government money on one initiative alone. The positive vibes are traced to Secretary Lanier Cansler, who was hardly a newcomer when Gov. Beverly Perdue appointed him in January. The former House member, from Buncombe County like Nesbitt, was deputy secretary during then-Gov. Mike Easley’s first term before a brief consulting career. Under Easley, the department struggled to carry out a 2001 law designed to shift the state’s mental health programs away from institutional care to community-based treatment offered by private providers. Lawmakers and advocates clashed with the department under then-Secretary Carmen Hooker Odom because they said she didn’t seek their input enough. But advocates say Cansler wasn’t part of the problem.

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ents for your continued support. Without you, I couldn’t do this job,” said Keels, who also received a $1,500 award. Also recognized Monday were 16 schools that demonstrated the greatest academic improvement during the past school year. Each school received a $9,600 gift. The schools are Bessemer, Cone, Guilford, Kirkman

N.C. doctor indicted for crash that killed ballerina Cook of Raleigh was indicted Monday by a Wake County grand jury on charges of second-degree murder, careless and reckless driving and driving while impaired.

Officials say the 42year-old plastic surgeon was driving 85 mph in a 45 mph zone when he struck the car of Elena Bright Shapiro, a Winston-Salem ballerina, earlier this month. Shap-

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The priest who married them never filed a return of marriage document proving he performed the ceremony. The Skrouts are working with the church to fix the problem but for now are joking about it and say they have no plans to live apart.

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Couple has 49-year marriage but no documents WILMORE, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania couple still plan to celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary next month even though they recently learned their marriage paperwork was never filed. Frank and Betty Skrout were married Oct. 6, 1960,

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Officials seek witnesses to fatal S.C. helicopter crash GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) – As federal investigators looked for witnesses to the crash of a medical helicopter, funeral services were set Monday for two of the three crew members killed in the rainy weekend accident. Investigators said they found no immediate indication there was any malfunction with the aircraft before the Friday night crash and that the engine seemed to be working properly. The helicopter went down in a pine stand in a sparsely populated area south of Georgetown, about 60 miles northeast of Charleston, S.C.

“We’re not surprised, it being so rural, we have not heard from anybody,� Peter Knudson, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman. He said two NTSB investigators would remain at the scene for the next day or two documenting wreckage that, at this point, provides no obvious clue what happened. “There is nothing we have found so far to indicate there was anything wrong with the aircraft prior to the accident,� he said. The helicopter did not have, and was not required to have, a flight voice recorder.

As part of the investigation, experts will take apart the engine to make sure it was operating properly, Knudson said. Omniflight, the Texasbased company that operated the helicopter, identified the crew members as pilot Patrick Walters, 45, of Murrells Inlet, flight nurse Diana Conner, 42, of Florence and paramedic Randolph Claxton Dove, 39, of Bladenboro, N.C. The helicopter had just dropped off a patient at a hospital in Charleston and was flying to Conway, about 90 miles to AP the northeast, when it Ralph Hicks (left) and Todd Gunther, investigators with the National Transportation crashed. Safety Board, inspect debris from the crash site.

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Follow the leader Zane Sells pulls the trailer used to take folks on hayrides as well as to a corn maze on Hastings Road. The maze is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sundays 1-6 p.m.

Seyi Tayo Odueso strangled his girlfriend and slashed her wrist after their relationship had soured, a prosecutor told jurors Monday. “He decided if he couldn’t have her, no one would,� Mecklenburg County Assistant District Attorney Glenn Cole told the jury during opening arguments of Odueso’s murder trial. Cole said after Odueso, now 28, killed Christy Ann Galvin, he took her car and credit card and fled Charlotte. Galvin, 26, was found slain in her bed in July 2005. Her silver 2003 Nissan was missing from the apartment complex off Old Concord Road.

Authorities in upstate New York found Odueso trying to cross into Canada fourteen hours later, driving her car. Odueso has pleaded not guilty. His attorney, Joe VonKallist, told jurors Odueso is not a “thug or a hood.� VonKallist said Odueso and Galvin were talking about problems in their relationship when she got angry. “She came at him, swung a fist at him,� VonKallist said. Odueso saw a knife, his lawyers said, and he tried to subdue Galvin with his arm around her neck. Odueso left the apartment momentarily and when he returned she was dead, VonKallist said.

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Score two for Burr, two against Hagan In my last letter, I stated to our Congressional officials that I would be watching them – fair warning! Each night on the Internet, I check the Congressional Record Roll Call Vote to discover how our senators and representatives vote on issues and how they spend our money. Readers might be interested to know that on Sept. 16, there was a vote “to prohibit the use of stimulus funds for self-congratulatory signage that allows lawmakers to promote their spending of taxpayer dollars on stimulus projects.” Thank you Richard Burr for having the sense to vote yea to prohibit such excessive waste of taxpayer money … and Kay Hagan … you get a big fat raspberry! Your wasteful spending will be exposed. Here’s another one – Sept. 17 – a vote to limit the use of funds for the John Murtha Johnstown Cambria County Airport, known by some as the “Airport to Nowhere” for its lack of flights. This airport, built with taxpayer money to benefit Rep. John A Murtha, gets three flights per day with about 25 passengers on each flight. Reports says it may be one of the most expensive taxpayer-subsidized ventures in the history of U.S.

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commercial aviation. As of April 2009, the airport had received almost $200 million in federal subsidies. In 2004, an $8 million air traffic radar system was installed at the airport but, as of April 2009, it never has been used. So on Sept. 17, the vote to limit the use of funds for this “airport to nowhere” was defeated. Thank you again Richard Burr for trying to save our money. And, uh oh, Kay Hagan, looks like you made another boo-boo! You no longer can say one thing to the public and do something different in Washington. We will uncover the truth and it will set us free! CATHY BREWER HINSON High Point

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ adds magic to life There are electrifying goings-on at the High Point Theatre. The Shakespeare Festival’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a magical event. The dazzling costumes, the compelling

music, the spinning gyrations of Puck and his fairies are breathtakingly stunning! To see the production is to forever add a touch of magic to your life. BABBY LUDGIN High Point

Why wait until 2013? Ask the right questions now It was a seemingly unjustified public statement that Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) made, “You lie,” to President Obama. But how else can you interpret Obama’s denial that the health care plan would cover illegal immigrants? More citizens should know that “the Democrats voted down efforts to add an enforcement mechanism to verify the citizenship of applicants.” (quote from USA Today by Kathy Kiely, Sept. 11, 2009, Section A.) How else will non-citizens be kept from receiving coverage for which we citizens will be paying? Also, I would like to know if the date coverage begins will be in the

year 2013, as has been reported. Why wait until 2013? What is in the bill that the Democrats don’t want us to know about? If the president has been groomed to become the leader of the New World Order by former secretary of state Henry Kissinger, could this bill just be another mechanism to bring that plan nearer? By 2013, President Obama could be re-elected to his second term and well in position to enforce such a bill. It is reported that included in this bill is removal of all state laws governing abortion. Sunday, one morning commentator said, “I don’t answer questions, I just ask questions.” The problem is the commentators don’t ask the right questions of Obama, and they sure can’t outtalk him. They don’t discuss what I have mentioned. Why? Can we believe anything that is said on these programs? I sure can’t pay anymore for insurance and copay. The president denies that there will be additional taxation to cover the costs of health care. Aren’t copays a type of taxation? RUBYMAE GARRISON High Point

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hanks to more than a couple of years of planning, fundraising and execution, the Miracle is alive in High Point. The effort to build a playing surface, complete with dugouts, bleachers and wheelchair-accessible playground for The Miracle League of High Point that was sparked by Ed Price three years ago was celebrated Saturday at the site, now part of the expansion of the High Point Athletic Complex off Shadybrook Road. The Miracle League of High Point, now set up to provide baseball activity for as many as 15,000 disabled and special needs children in the Triad, is part of a web of baseball groups across the United States and Canada that reach some 100,000 children. There were some mini-miracles along the way. Among them were the city of High Point pitched in with infrastructure; Scott Tilley joining with Price and Allen Oliver in the fundraising effort; the bringing together of such a diverse group of backers, as City Manager Strib Boynton put it, “every civic club, hundreds and hundreds of individuals – I’ve never seen anything like it; the guidance of Oliver and the High Point Parks & Recreation Department; and, most noticeably, the expressions on the faces of those youngsters who participated in opening day ceremonies. And completion of the project this year that was supposed to be ready for action in June but was delayed by weather conditions during the spring and summer that delayed construction work. But the job’s not done yet: Supporters of the Miracle League still are seeking donations, coaches, volunteers and players. Call the High Point Parks & Recreation Department at 883-3469 or check www.hpmiracleleague.org. Keep the Miracle alive and well in High Point.

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crash. As for public education he North Carolina community college and other services to children, it system seems bound and determined would be wrong to punish them to admit illegal aliens. And once again, for their parents’ misdeeds. hotheads on both sides are doing their best Once you get past these two to complicate a tough subject with irrelevant exceptions, however, it becomes claims. very difficult to justify the Let’s walk our way through the immigraextension of any other governtion thicket one more time. ment services to illegal aliens. First, virtually no one thinks it practical, OPINION For one thing, while illegal and few would think it proper, to expend John residents do pay some taxes, huge amounts of taxpayer resources to Hood their status prohibits them round up all the illegal aliens and deport from shouldering the same tax them. Second, not very many people think ■■■ burden that legal residents it would be practical or proper for Congress do. Extending services to them essentially simply to legalize all the current illegal aliens. The public would never stand for it. compels taxpayers to subsidize lawbreakers. That’s wrong – and taxpayers won’t Given the first two propositions, the stand for it. Don’t feed me any bunk about only feasible federal policy right now is a how illegal residents would have to pay outtargeted enforcement policy that reduces the number of illegal aliens over time. Only of-state tuition to attend colleges, thus fully covering their costs. Very few of them will after the ranks of illegal aliens shrink, through gradual self-deportation, can immi- enroll on such terms. The clear intention, already well telegraphed, is to charge outgration reformers in Congress rewrite the of-state tuition for a while and then push laws to allow more people to immigrate lefor in-state tuition status. gally into the country to work and become Second, extending services such as Americans the right way. higher education to adults residing here ilFor the foreseeable future, then, there legally makes it less likely that they will do will remain significant numbers of people the right thing – comply with current law, residing in North Carolina illegally. For move to their countries of origin, and then state policymakers, the question becomes take their proper place in line. how best to respond to this reality. Third, extending such services to illegal Pretty much everyone agrees – and the residents is so outrageous to the majority courts already require – that North Carolina governments must provide emergency of voters that it has the effect of postponing the date at which it will ever be possible services to all residents and that they cannot withhold services such as public educa- to get comprehensive immigration reform tion to minors who are in the state illegally. through Congress. But the state is going to do it, anyway. The reasoning isn’t hard to fathom. VioPhooey. lating the nation’s immigration laws is a serious offense, but it hardly justifies being JOHN HOOD is president of the John Locke Foundation denied police protection after an assault or and publisher of CarolinaJournal.com. an ambulance ride to the hospital after a car

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140 die in Philippine storm; toll to rise MANILA, Philippines – Rescuers pulled more bodies from swollen rivers Monday as residents started to dig out their homes from under carpets of mud after flooding left 140 people dead in the Philippine capital and surrounding towns. Overwhelmed officials called for international help, warning they may not have sufficient resources to withstand another storm that forecasters said was brewing east of the island nation and could hit as early as Friday.

Cuba somewhat conciliatory to U.S. UNITED NATIONS – Cuba told the United Nations Monday that the communist regime is ready to normalize relations with the United States and will work with Washington in the meantime on other issues such as fighting drug smuggling. Taking a conciliatory tone, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez told the U.N. General Assembly that Cuba had approached the American government with “a set of essential topics” it considers imperative to improving bilateral ties.

Gunmen kill 2 Canadian men at Mexico resort PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Gunmen killed two Canadian men at the apartment building they occupied in the Mexican tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta, authorities said Monday. Jalisco state prosecutor Guillermo Diaz said Gordon Douglas Kendall and Jeffrey Ronald Ivans were killed Sunday by several gunmen who came to their apartment building.

Crash scene buzzed by bees in Turkey ANKARA, Turkey – A van carrying beehives crashed into a truck on Monday, and huge swarms of bees broke free and stung the injured and rescue workers at the scene. In the end, about 20 people were taken to hospitals, six of them injured in the crash and the rest rescue workers who were stung by the bees, said the state-run Anatolia news agency. One of the crash victims later died, said local Gov. Ahmet Altinparmak.

BAGHDAD (AP) – A string of bombings killed at least 18 people across Iraq on Monday, shattering a relative lull in violence during the celebration that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The blasts primarily targeted Iraqi security forces, which have been the focal point of insurgent attacks since U.S. troops pulled out of Iraq’s cities at the end of June. The uptick in violence also comes as the country’s shops and schools reopened after the Eid holiday that follows the end of the Muslim holy month. AP The deadliest attack Haidar Talib embraces his 4-year-old son Mustafa as he is released from U.S. mili- Monday occurred in Ratary custody in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday. He was among 37 members of a militant madi, about 70 miles (115 group called Asaib Ahl al-Haq released Sunday. kilometer) west of Bagh-

Military operation in western Afghanistan leaves 30 Taliban dead

Iran tests advanced missiles TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran tested its most advanced missiles Monday to cap two days of war games, raising more international concern and stronger pressure to quickly come clean on the newly revealed nuclear site Tehran was secretly constructing. State television said the powerful Revolutionary Guard, which controls Iran’s missile program, successfully tested upgraded versions of the medium-range Shahab-3 and Sajjil missiles. Both can carry warheads and reach up to 1,200 miles (2,000 kilometers), putting Israel, U.S. military bases in the Middle East, and parts of Europe within striking distance.

The missile tests were cial Fars news agency. Iran conducted three meant to flex Iran’s military might and show rounds of missile tests in drills that began Sunday, two days after the U.S. and its allies disclosed the country had been secretly developing an underground uranium enrichment facility. The Western powers warned Iran it must open the site to international inspection or face harsher international sanctions.

KABUL (AP) – A U.S. team working with Afghan soldiers swooped in on a militant stronghold in the country’s west, killing at least 30 Taliban fighters, U.S. and Afghan officials said Monday. Elsewhere, a Taliban highway ambush left six truckers dead, and a roadside bomb killed

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dad, when a suicide bomber slammed a tanker truck packed with explosives into a police post, killing at least seven people and wounding 16 more, a security official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information. Witnesses said the truck exploded near the front gate of the post, which is home to one of seven police battalions in the area, setting cars and trucks on the base on fire. “It is like an earthquake occurred in this place,” a police official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

another six Afghans in a crowded van. Farah provincial Gov. Roh ul-Amin said no airstrikes were used during the battle. U.S. Gen. Stanley McChrystal has made protecting Afghan civilians a priority and sharply restricted the use of airstrikes.

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NEW YORK – After interrupting what they believed was a terrorist plot on New York City with a series of raids and arrests, authorities have intensified their focus on possible accomplices of the suspected al-Qaida associate at the heart of the case, a law enforcement official said Monday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation continues, confirmed that investigators know the identities of at least three people believed to be in on a bombing plot they say might have targeted mass transit in the New York area.

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Teen claims he was held in closet for years OKLAHOMA CITY – A woman was arrested after her 14-year-son told authorities he escaped from a home where he’d been kept for 412⠄ years, spending most of his time locked in a bedroom closet, police said Monday. After police interviews, officers on Saturday arrested the boy’s mother, 37-year-old LaRhonda Marie McCall, and a friend, 38-year-old Steve Vern Hamilton, on 20 complaints each of child abuse and child neglect.

Officials: Teen wrapped tabby cat in duct tape PHILADELPHIA – Investigators say a Philadelphia teenager wrapped a cat in duct tape, put it in a shopping bag and left it in a neighbor’s backyard. The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says 19-year-old James Davis was arrested Saturday on animal cruelty charges. Official George Bengal says Davis admitted to taping up the cat from neck to tail after he spotted it in his yard Sept. 21.

Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team members take photographs and measurements of the carcass of a dead humpback whale, approximately 25-feet long, found floating near the Perrin River, a tributary that extends into the Guinea area of Gloucester County Monday.

Obama to lobby for Olympics in Chicago WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama’s decision to fly to Denmark to support Chicago’s Olympics bid elevates the Games to an issue of national importance – and exposes him to political risks as well as rewards at a critical point in his presidency. Obama’s presentation in Copenhagen on Friday will be the first time a U.S. president has appeared before the International Olympic Committee to lobby for an Olympics. Obama initially had said he couldn’t make the trip because he needed to tend to

the health care debate at home. As the White House announced the change of heart on Monday,

Obama could get a political boost for helping to deliver the Games. there seemed to be increasing confidence that the votes could be stacking up Chicago’s way to host the 2016 Summer Games. If Chicago does come away the vic-

tor in the four-way race – Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo are the other contenders – Obama could get a political boost for helping to deliver the Games to his adopted hometown and for handing the U.S. a fresh source of national pride. If the U.S. loses, he still might get points for trying. But he would be visibly tied to a failed effort – and to the spending of political capital on an endeavor many Americans might consider unworthy of so much of a president’s time and energy.

Video shows teens beating Chicago student to death CHICAGO (AP) – Cell phone footage showing a group of teens viciously kicking and striking a 16year-old honors student with splintered railroad ties has ramped up pressure on Chicago officials to address chronic violence that has led to dozens of deaths of city teens each year. The graphic video of the afternoon melee emerged on local news stations over the weekend, showed the fatal beating of Derrion Albert, a sophomore honor roll student at

Christian Fenger AcadeProsecutors charged my High School. His death three teenagers on Monwas the latest addition day with fatally beating Albert, who was walking to a bus stop when he got caught up in the mob street fighting, authorities said. The violence stemmed from a shooting early Thursday morning involving two groups of to a toll that keeps get- students from different said ting higher: More than 30 neighborhoods, students were killed last Tandra Simonton, a school year, and the city spokeswoman for the could exceed that number Cook County prosecutor’s office. this year.

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Secret Service is investigating an online survey that asked whether people thought President Barack Obama should be assassinated, officials said Monday. The poll, posted Saturday on Facebook, was taken off the popular social networking site quickly after compaObama ny officials were alerted to its existence. But, like any threat against the president, Secret Service agents are taking no chances. “We are aware of it and we will take the appropriate investigative steps,� said Darrin Blackford, a Secret Service spokesman. “We take of these things seriously.� The poll asked respondents “Should Obama be killed?� The choices: No, Maybe, Yes, and Yes if he cuts my health care. The question was not created by Facebook, but by an independent person using an add-on application that has been suspended from the site. “The third-party application that enabled an individual user to create the offensive poll was brought to our attention this morning,� said Barry Schnitt, Facebook’s spokesman.

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HIGH POINT – Volunteers will take to local waterways, streets and neighborhoods this weekend for High Point’s annual Big Sweep litter cleanup effort. The public is invited to join in the effort Saturday, which is part of the 2009 North Carolina Big Sweep, the state’s component of the International Coastal Cleanup, an event in which volunteers from all 100 counties and about 90 countries worldwide come together to clean up watersheds. The event typically draws various school groups and Scout

troops, as well as business and civic groups. Volunteers can show up the day of the cleanup, but city officials said it’s helpful for them to know in advance how many people plan to participate so they can provide an adequate number of bags, gloves and safety vests. “People can clean a creek, a stream, a lake, a park or the roadway around those areas,” said Melanie Bruton, superintendent of material recovery and environmental programs coordinator for the city. “All of the trash eventually ends up in the waterway, so we pick up trash wherever we can.” Bruton said she plans to send groups of 30 to 50 people to eight

general areas to pick up trash. In years past, the shores of Oak Hollow Lake have been a common cleanup site. Last year, 283 people took part, collecting 9,500 pounds of trash. Bruton said the city recycles what it can and disposes of the rest. Big Sweep, which began in 1987, has been responsible for the removal of more than 8 million pounds of trash from state waterways. “It was a hastily started waterway cleanup and the ocean conservancy then moved inland,” Bruton said. “We’re just looking forward to hopefully a rain-free day.”

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High Point’s Big Sweep cleanup is scheduled 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Volunteers will gather at the High Point Bank Operations Center, 1300 E. Hartley Drive (across from Oak Hollow Mall), to receive bags, gloves and safety vests. Pizza will be served after the cleanup. For more information and to volunteer, contact Melanie Bruton at 883-3517 or melanie.bruton@highpointnc.gov.

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JAMESTOWN – Friends of Guilford Technical Community College gathered recently to dedicate the new $19 million health technology center made possible by some special friends. The new center, partly

The three-story, 73,000-squarefoot building houses the biology, surgical technology, nursing, medical assisting and physical therapy departments.

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Classrooms inside the new Hassell Health Technologies Center have state-of-the-art equipment that can be used by students in any of the departments that now call the building home.

Technologies Center offers state-of-the art equipment that can be used by five allied departments in the three-story, 73,000-squarefoot building. In the building are the biology, surgical technology, nursing, medical assisting financed with $8 million in and physical therapy departvoter-approved bonds, is ments. Those departments named for Lillian Hassell formerly were located in Benson. Hassell Health four different buildings.

“This building is an educator’s dream come true,” said Dr. Brenda Kays, vice president of student learning and success. “It provides a quality learning environment.” GTCC President Donald W. Cameron said the Hassell Center “will play a major role in the health of the residents of Guilford County for many years to come.”

County Commissioner Bruce Davis, a GTCC graduate, said the Hassell Center is “a great accomplishment.” Anna Potts, nursing class president, praised the outstanding equipment and classrooms. “I’m glad to be a part of history in the making in this state-of-the-art institution,” she said.

Benson, who grew up in Jamestown, taught at W.W. Odell School in Cabarrus County for 33 years after graduating from Woman’s College, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She lived in Wellsprings Retirement Community in Greensboro from 1995 until she died at age 89 in 2005.

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JAMESTOWN – Memories of Lillian Hassell Benson lingered last week during the dedication of a new technology center named for her. Tears came to the eyes of Judy Benson James, Benson’s daughter, when she spoke of the love that her mother had, not only for family members, but for those in the community who needed help or simply needed a friend. James said it is befitting for an educational building to bear her mother’s name because “she had a real love for education.” James said her mother’s maiden name was placed on the building because of her roots in Jamestown. A portrait of Lillian and Dick Benson was unveiled by Shirley Frye, GTCC trustees chairwoman,

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Judy James, daughter of Lillian Hassell Benson, greets people attending the dedication ceremony at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown. and GTCC Foundation ing school because of the executive director Jim community support it reBelk. Frye said GTCC ceives. Judy James credited her has become an outstand-

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and a $1 million facilities grant from the N.C. Community College System also were used to help build the facility, according to GTCC officials. Belk presented James a dozen roses – her mother’s favorite flower. Dick Benson grew roses for many years, and the Bensons placed them in their church every week.

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E. Burke Bridges THOMASVILLE – E. Burke Bridges, 81, longtime Thomasville resident, died on September 27, 2009, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina on November 1, 1927, a son of Lemuel Caswell Bridges and Ethel Ogburn Bridges. He attended Thomasville High School and Randolph Macon Military Academy then completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University. After college, he was drafted into the Army and served two years. He was accepted to the Wharton School of Finance, but decided to move back to Thomasville and purchase the The Thomasville Dry Goods Store which he renamed The Bridges Company and ran successfully until 1967. At age 39 with a wife and three children he embarked on his lifelong dream of becoming a stockbroker. He spent 9 months training in New York City to become a broker and enjoyed a very fulfilling 21 year career. His retirement years with his wife were filled with activities that he loved: music, traveling, following Duke sports, time at Ocean Isle and, most importantly, time with family. He had a strong sense of community and exhibited that commitment by serving as City Councilman from 1963-1967, member of the Jaycees, Chamber of Commerce, and member of the board of trustees for City Memorial Hospital and helped raise funds to construct the hospital and YMCA. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and was a former choir member. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Wynema Gibson Bridges of

the home; a son Brent B. Bridges of Thomasville and two daughters Tina B. Andersen and husband Mark of Charlottesville, Va and Teresa R. Bridges of Thomasville, five grandchildren William Caswell Bridges, Stephen Burke Bridges, Ashley Bridges Andersen, Caroline Bridges Andersen and Jason Bridges Andersen. His rescued cat, Pumpkin and rescued dog, Duke will greatly miss him. Mr. Bridges was preceded in death by a grandson Justin C. Bridges. “Fred” as he was lovingly called never met a stranger and always told his family “if you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all”. He was blessed with a generous, kind, loving heart and wonderful disposition. He was fondly referred to as “Mr. Happy”. He was a loving and wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who was upbeat, funny and loved his family. He always said that H-A-P-PI-N-E-S-S was the most important thing in life. Family visitation will take place at J.C. Green Funeral Home in Thomasville on Tuesday September 29th from 6:00 until 8:00. There will be a graveside service on Wednesday September 30 at 11:00 at Holly Hill Cemetery in Thomasville with Rev. Doctor Ivan H.M. Peden and Rev. Peggy Finch officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the Henryetta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292, The Salvation Army, 10 Pine St. Thomasville, NC 27360 or Duke University Hospital, 2301 Erwin Rd. Durham, NC 27710. On-line condolences may be sent to www.jcgreenandsons. com.

Jasper Bernes Baldwin HIGH POINT – Jasper Bernes Baldwin (J.B.), 85, died Saturday, September 26, 2009, at Hospice Home of High Point following a brief illness. J.B. was born September 23, 1924, in Troy, NC. He attended Montgomery Co. Public Schools. He was preceded in death by his wife Vera Smith Baldwin, parents, John Henry Martin and Beulah Baldwin. Surviving are three step-daughters Earline Caldwell (Rochell), Annie Hilton and Evelyn Wilson, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, all of High Point and a host of cousins and friends. Later in life he enlisted in the Army (World War II veteran). Moved to High Point and became an active member of what is now Williams Memorial C.M.E. Church as a Senior Usher, Trustee and Class Leader until his health declined. Visitation is at 1:00 p.m. and service at 1:30 p.m. at Williams Memorial C.M.E. Church, 3400 Triangle Lake Road, High Point, Rev. Robert J. Williams officiating. The family will receive friends at 1816-A Guyer St., High Point, The Arbors Townhomes.

of Simpsonville, SC and her son, Cliff Hunsucker and his wife Nancy of Wake Forest, NC; 6 grandchildren, Allen Prevatte and his wife Angie, Brent Prevatte and his wife Brandi, Paul Hunsucker, Zachary Hunsucker, Bryce Hunsucker and Anna Hunsucker; 2 great grandchildren, Staley Prevatte and Jacob Prevatte and one sister, Thelma Hill and her husband Tom. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 29, 2009, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC. Memorials may be made to McCall Hospice House of Greenville, 1836 W. Georgia Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29680 or NC Zoological Society, 4403 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205 or charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may e made to the family at www.pughfuneralhome. com.

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The High Point Enterprise publishes death notices without charge. Additional information is published for a fee. Obituary information should be DENTON – On Saturday, submitted through a fu- September 26, 2009, Cindy neral home. and Grant Smith were lost to family and friends. The couple met in Los Angeles, California at the YMCA where they were both counselors. While on one of their camp trips Grant asked Cindy to throw him a “Hershey Kiss” – and from that they shared the next 45 wonderful years together. They both earned college degrees: Cindy from Los Angeles Community College and Grant from the University of California at Davis. Cindy was a California native and Grant was from West Virginia, but the made their home in North Carolina for over HIGH POINT – Elder Na- thirty years. While living in Denton poleon Bonayparte Steele, 93, formerly of 1822 Per- Cindy was very active shing Street, departed with ECA Development, this life on Thursday, chairing the Silver Valley September 24, 2009, at Home Meals Project and The Evergreens, Inc. He volunteering for the Famwas born on September 3, ily Resource Center. She 1916, in Randolph County, was also very concerned son of the late William T. with animal welfare and Steele and Della Hargrove was recently honored Steele. Elder Steele was by the Silver Valley Cia member and deacon at vitans as their 2009 DisCommunity First Emmanuel Baptist tinguished Church. He organized the Citizen. Talented in many United Prayer Band and areas, Cindy was an artwas very active preaching ist, quilter, gardener and the gospel in the “hedges musician. Grant was retired from and highways” and visiting the various nursing the Dairy Industry, and homes until his health de- worked in many areas of clined. He was married to food and beverage packthe former Frances Alex- aging and production durander who preceded him ing his career. He was a in death. In addition to man of many talents and his parents and wife, one loved to design and build. son, five brothers and six Grant was an avid fishersisters preceded him in man and he and Cindy shared a concern for the death. Surviving to cherish environment. They both precious memories are loved to travel and made seven daughters, Irene friends everywhere they (Travis) Henderson, and went. Most important to them Linda Hines of High Point, Joan (James) Dines both was family. Grant and Frances Hubbard of was known as “Bebop” an Greensboro, Betty Har- Cindy “Memom” to three McKgrove of Raleigh, Margaret granddaughters, Rosado of Lawton, OK and enna, Sophia and new adVirginia (Otis) Johnson of dition Logan. The couple Dayton, OH; son, Kenneth spent as much time as Barnes of Greensboro; sis- they could with the girls ter, Virgie Wilkes of High teaching them to fish and Point; 21 grandchildren; swim and showing them 18 great great grandchil- the importance of enjoydren; and a host of nieces, ing life. They were lovnephews, other relatives ing parents to daughter Kimberly Smith Decker and friends. Funeral service for El- of Ocean City, Maryland der Steele will be held at and son Martin Smith of 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Greensboro. They were September 30, 2009, at very devoted to helping First Emmanuel Baptist kids in need, serving as Church, 831 Leonard Av- mentors aand foster parenue with Pastor Law- ents to many children rence Curtis officiating whom they cared for as and eulogist. Burial will their own. They also defollow at Carolina Bibli- lighted in the opportunity cal Gardens. The fam- to host foreign exchange ily will receive friends at students for whom they 12:30 PM at the church on became “American parThursday and other times ents”. Grant is survived by his at the residence. On line condolences may be sent mother Cathleen Smith of to the Steele family at Virginia, sisters Pat Hall www.peoplesfuneralser- of West Virginia, Stella Sewell of Michigan and vice.net. People’s Funeral Ser- Brenda Beavers of Virvice, Inc. is in charge of ginia, as well as many loving nieces and nephews. arrangements. Cindy is survived by her sister Muncie Marder of California and her loving nieces and nephews. HIGH POINT – Mrs. Mary The memorial will take Kindle Graves, 77, of Blain place at the couple’s farm Street died September, in Denton on Wednesday 28, 2009, at Pennyburn at at 1 o’clock. A celebration Maryfield nursing facilof their lives for family ity. and friends will follow. Funeral arrangements Briggs Funeral Home are incomplete and will in Denton is assisting the be announced by Haizlip Smith family. Funeral Home.

HIGH POINT – Ms. Wanda Lea Deviney Johnson, 53, died Monday, September 28, 2009 at the High Point Regional Hospital following several years of declining health. Wanda was born in Guilford County, February 27, 1956, a daughter of Richard Lea Deviney and Betty Jo Brower Deviney. She was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years. Surviving are a daughter, K.D. Michael of High Point; her dog, Chester, and a brother, Ronnie Deviney of Kentucky. Memorial service will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Funerals & Cremations Chapel by the Rev. Dr. James Summey. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262. Online condolences may be made at davisfuneralsandcremations.com.

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Lawmaker denies tax charges MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

State Rep. Nick Mackey has denied charges by the N.C. State Bar that he willfully failed to file four years of tax returns on time, saying he was following the advice of his tax preparer. He also denied that he failed to pay four earlier years of taxes on time, saying he believed all forms had been filed and that monthly payments were being made. In his response posted by the State Bar this morning, Mackey also denied charges that he didn’t properly represent a former legal client, and disputed allegations about his former tenure as a Charlotte police officer. Mackey faces a December hearing before the bar’s Disciplinary Hearing Commission, which could opt to dismiss the charges or levy a punishment ranging from a warning to disbarment.

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Wade Jarrett LEXINGTON – Mr. Wade Maynard Jarrett, 67, a resident of 11895 E. Old Hwy US 64 died Saturday at his residence. Mr. Jarrett was born in the Silver Valley Community on May 5, 1942, a son of Charles Dowey and Ethel Kathleen Hughes Jarrett. Wade retired from Royal Development Co. in High Point after 25 years of service. He was a member of Community Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Roxanne and Lisa Ann Jarrett; a granddaughter, Casey Dawn Robbins; a great grandson, Drake Gaylean and two brothers, Carson and C.J. Jarrett. On April 9, 1964, he was married to the former Patricia Elaine Holdaway who survives of the home. Surviving in addition to his wife Patricia are two daughters, Tammy Jarrett Wyatt and her companion Jeff Monk of Wilkesboro, Janeece Jarret Laws and her husband Grayson Laws, Jr. of Silver Valley; two sisters, Odessa J. Sexton of Silver Valley, Charlotte J. Sparks and

husband Bobby of Thomasville; one brother, Gene Jarrett and wife Nancy of Lexington; four grandchildren, Misty Noah and husband Joel, Christy McDowell, Brittany Robbins, Jessica Robbins and four great grandchildren, Kemper Noah, Brittany McDowell, Madisyn Nilsen and George Nilsen, IV. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Community Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Brian Workman. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Jarrett will remain at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 East Lexington Ave., High Point, NC 27262 until placed into the church Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. On the day of the service, the casket will be placed into the church at 3:00 p.m. Memorials are requested to be directed to Community Baptist Church 385 Ernest Snider Road, Lexington, NC 27292. Online condolences can be made at www.mem. com.

Soldier recovering after lightning strike FAYETTEVILLE (AP) – A North Carolina woman who was holding a child when they were struck by lightning has been identified as an Army soldier. Officials at Fort Bragg

said Monday that Spc. Rosa V. Sanchez is a personnel clerk assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment. The Fayetteville Fire Department said the 21year-old Sanchez and the

18-month-old child were hit last Friday afternoon. A UNC Hospitals spokeswoman said Sanchez is hospitalized in serious condition. The child is listed in fair condition.

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ear Abby: I need your help badly. I am 39 years old and live with my mother due to a physical disability. Mom becomes violent when she gets mad or upset. If she’s having a bad day, I can expect her to be in my face (literally). She yells and screams, and if I refuse to yell back at her or try to ignore her – the only way I know how to deal with the situation – she gets even madder. I have suggested counseling, but she insists that she is fine and that I’m the one who needs the help. What do I do? I can’t keep on this way, and I am unable to go anywhere. – Can’t Stand the Violence

Dear Can’t: Your mother is an emotional mess, but she is halfright. You DO need help. And the place you can get it is the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA). It’s an organization that has been around for 20 years – and has members in all 50 states as well as Canada. Here’s how to find them: Go to www.apsnetwork.org. Next, click on “Report Abuse,” then click on your state. Your mother needs help, too, and the people at Adult Protective Services can help her face that reality. Please write again and let me know how you’re doing. I care. Dear Abby: The day before my wedding, my fiance’s aunt left me a gift.

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After the wedding I opened it and read the card that was enclosed. It was lingeADVICE rie, which seemed Dear like a Abby well-inten■■■ tioned gift. The card, however, was a bit puzzling. Turns out the lingerie was her own, and slightly used. On the card she said it had been “only used a few times.” It struck me as inappropriate to receive “used” (and wrong-sized) lingerie from a new auntin-law. However, I do believe she was well- intentioned. Abby, her gift made me uncomfortable. Am I wrong in thinking it was inappropriate? Any thoughts on how to write a thank-you card for such a gift? – Flummoxed in the USA

Dear Flummoxed: This new relative may be a “character,” or she may not have had the means to buy you a wedding gift and gave you the nicest thing she could come up with. My advice is to be gracious. Do not tell her the lingerie is the wrong size or criticize it in any way. Simply say: “Thank you for welcoming me into the family. Your kindness and thoughtfulness are appreciated, and I look forward to getting to know you in the years to come.”

Dear Abby: With the support of my friend “Lynn,” I left “Stephanie,” my wife of 17 years – after she admitted to more than two dozen affairs over the course of our marriage. I am now in a relationship with Lynn and very happy. My problem is my kids think I left Stephanie for Lynn because that is what their mother has told them. As much as I despise what my wife has done, I would never tell them the truth. I tell them Mommy and Daddy had their “differences,” but they know there is more to the story. Please advise. – Almost Happily Ever After in Utah Dear Almost: Mommy and Daddy did, indeed, have their differences. And there is also more to the story. If Lynn hadn’t been there supporting you, would you still be tolerating Stephanie’s serial infidelity? If the answer is yes, then in a sense, you did leave Stephanie for Lynn, which may have been healthier for all concerned. But since your children already know there is more to the story, tell them you’ll tell them the rest of it when they are older if they still want to know. And when they’re adults, if they do, follow through.

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SUMMERFIELD – Mrs. Iris Tysinger Loflin, 86, died September 27, 2009, at her home in Angier, NC. Mrs. Loflin was born December 28, 1922, in High Point, a daughter of the late Baxter B. Tysinger and Thelma D. Price. Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Harvey Edward Loflin, a son Robert “Bobby” Upchurch, a grandson Robbie Upchurch, a brother Charles Tysinger. Mrs. Loflin was a resident of the High Point area her entire life. She was a member of Thomasville Foursquare Church. She retired from Burlington Industries after 30 years of service. Mrs. Loflin was a servant to all, a friend to the stranger, and an advocate to the needy. Surviving are her children, Cynthia D. McKeehan of Angier, NC, Allen Upchurch of High Point, Cheryl Medlin and husband Terry of Summerfield, Michael E. Loflin of High Point, and Eric Loflin and wife Karen of China Grove; one brother Paul Tysinger and wife Reda of Thomasville; sister in law Jo Anne Tysinger of Thomasville; 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

THOMASVILLE – Mr. Richard Smith Gordon, 79, a resident of Cunningham Rd. died Sunday, September 27, 2009, at the High Point Regional Hospital. He was born on October 30, 1929, in Davidson County to Elwood Gordon and Myrtle Hunt Gordon. He retired from Kayby Mills and was a member of Sunset Avenue Church of God in Asheboro. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dolan Gordon. On February 25, 1979, he married Kathleen “Kat” Smith, who survives of the home; also surviving are a daughter, Michele Walker and husband Kevin of Thomasville; son, Randy Parrish of Thomasville; four grandchildren, Jacob and Andrea Parrish, Josh Register, and Amanda Hoover; three great-grandchildren; and Joretta Hunt of Lexington, who was like a sister. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. at Sunset Avenue Church of God in Asheboro with Pastor Boyd Byerly officiating. Interment will follow in Free Pilgrim Church cemetery in Thomasville. Mr. Gordon will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and at other times at the home. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292. Online condolences may be sent to www.jcgreenandsons.com.

Elizabeth Oakes PLEASANT GARDEN – Mrs. Elizabeth Aline Steadman Oakes, 99, of Berry Lane died September 26, 2009, at Clapps Nursing Center. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Raeford Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crumpler Funeral Home, Raeford.

Evelyn Brown LEXINGTON – Evelyn Brown, 88, of Old Linwood Road died September 9, 2009, at Brookstone Retirement Center. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel, Lexington. Visitation will be held following the service.

ARCHDALE – Mrs. Mildred Burchett Hunt, age 71, of Old Glenola Road died Monday, September 28, 2009, in the Triad Health Care Facility. Mrs. Hunt was born April 16, 1938, in Wilkes County to Walter Ernest and Millie Edith Durham Burchett. She had been a resident of this area all her adult life and was formerly employed as a seamstress with Acme Samples of High Point. Mrs. Hunt was a member of Faith Baptist Church on Rob Cruthis Road and the Adult Class of the Sunday School. She will be remembered as “the best Mom in the world” who always put others first. Mrs. Hunt enjoyed singing and fishing. She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Don Hendley on January 20, 2007. Surviving are her husband of thirty-seven years, Randall J. Hunt of the home. Also surviving are two daughters; Betty Diane Jackson of Pageland, SC and Sheila Annette Trotter of Trinity; and three sons; James Rickie Hendley, Thomas Michael Hendley and Tony Dale Hendley, all of High Point. Mrs. Hunt has four sisters: Betty Sue Ward, Judy Kay Harris, Brenda Crase Allred all of Thomasville and Debbie Lynn Hinson of High Point; and two brothers: Ernest Samuel Burchett and James Kenneth Burchett, both of Thomasville. There are fourteen grandchildren, nineteen greatgrandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Hunt will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in Faith Baptist Church, 2984 Rob Cruthis Road, Archdale with the Reverend Thurman Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Sechrest Funeral Service in Archdale Tuesday from 7 until 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the home of the son, Rick Hendley. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262. Please share your condolences with the family at www.mem.com.

David Dyson LEXINGTON – James David Dyson, 40, of Old Salisbury Road died September 27, 2009. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Grove Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Piedmont Funeral Home, Lexington.

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rostate cancer is by far the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men. It has been estimated that in 2009, approximately 25 percent of all cancers diagnosed in men will be prostate cancer. Prostate cancer management has gone through many changes through the years. The most commonly mentioned and well understood management option is surgery in which the prostate is removed in its entirety. Several advances in surgical technique have made surgery more appealing to men. The most recent major advancement in surgery is the use of a surgical robot. This allows the surgery to be done in a minimally invasive fashion with greater precision and less complications for the patient. At High Point Regional Health System, we have been performing robotic surgery since 2006. Surgery; however, is not the only option, and many patients are often unaware of this fact. There are now several non-surgical approaches to the management of prostate cancer that, in the right situation, are as effective as surgery. At High Point Regional, men’s non-surgical options include such things as: image guided intensity modulated radiation therapy, high-dose-rate brachytherapy, prostate seed implant and cryotherapy. Intensity modulated radiation therapy is an advanced method of external radiation treatment in which a radiation beam is manipulated as it exits a treatment machine. High dose rate brachytherapy and prostate seed implant are means of focusing the radiation in the prostate by placing radioactive material into the prostate. Cryotherapy is a newer technique that uses neither surgery nor radiation to treat the cancer. Instead, the prostate is temporarily frozen and then thawed. This new method offers a new and unique approach to treating the cancer. Finally, there are some men who do not need their prostate cancer treated. Men who qualify for no treatment generally have a cancer that is well behaved enough that it most likely will never hurt the man during his lifetime. Men with prostate cancer have many management choices, and the best treatment for each man takes into consideration both surgical and non-surgical options.

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271 participate in HPU blood drive High Point University student Hannah Midgett, a freshman from Morehead City, is all smiles as she prepares to donate blood Thursday at the school. At the blood drive, sponsored by HPU, 271 donors – including students, faculty and staff – gave blood that is estimated to benefit 813 people. SPECIAL | HPE

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Yesterday’s Bible question: In Joel, in the day of the Lord, what are some signs in the sun, moon, and stars?

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Answer to yesterday’s question: “The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.” (Joel 3:15) Today’s Bible question: Complete: “And it shall come to pass, that ... shall call on the name of the ... shall be delivered: for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the ... whom the Lord shall call.”

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BART FRIZZELL is medical director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at High Point Regional Health System and assistant professor at Wake Forest University. Craig Hall is a urological oncologist with Piedmont Urological Associates. HEALTH BEAT is prepared by High Point Regional Health System. For more on this topic, listen to “Regional Health Talk” today at 8 a.m. on WMFR (1230-AM). To suggest a column topic, call 878-6200 or send e-mail to info@hprhs.com.

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TRIAD – Area teachers and staff will take part in McDonald’s McTeacher’s Night through Oct. 6 by working behind restaurants’ counters to raise money for their schools. Other school volunteers will serve as hosts and cheerleaders for the evening to rally guests and mingle among customers.

A portion of sales 5-8 p.m. on those nights will go to the school. Participating elementary schools and McDonald’s locations in High Point are as follows: • Sept. 29: Florence Elementary at McDonald’s at 3885 John Gordan Lane; • Sept. 29: Montlieu at 114 Greensboro Road;

• Sept. 29: Northwood at 2312 Westchester Drive; • Sept. 29: Oak View at 930 Mall Loop Road; • Oct. 5: Archdale at 2738 S. Main St.; • Oct. 6: Shadybrook at 930 Mall Loop Road; • Oct. 6: Union Hill at 2738 S. Main St.; • Oct. 13: Hopewell at 2738 S. Main St.


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ear Dr. Donohue: I am a healthy male in my 50s. A recent blood test showed my total cholesterol to be 173 (4.5). But my HDL cholesterol is too low, and my LDL cholesterol is not low enough. How do I take care of these two items? I watch my diet and exercise daily. – S.S.

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cise and weight reduction boost HDL. Aerobic exercise is brisk HEALTH walking, jogging, Dr. Paul swimming Donohue and bike■■■ riding. Red wine (and perhaps other alcoholic drinks) raises HDL. One drink a day is enough for women; two for men. If these measures aren’t raising HDL, medicines like niacin, statins and fibrates (not fiber) can boost it. Physical activity and weight loss lower LDL cholesterol. Diet is important. Avoid trans fats, the fats found in many commercial foods like baked goods. The trans fat content of food is listed on labels. In place of butter, use oils – olive, canola, soy and flaxseed. Two fish meals a week lower it, as do nuts. Limit your use of sugar and white flour. The statin drugs, the ones usually prescribed for cholesterollowering, also bring down LDL. Dear Dr. Donohue: About two weeks ago I saw the tail end of a TV show that demonstrated a new procedure to repair an aortic aneurysm. It showed a balloon being inserted into the aneurysm. Will you please address

this procedure? – R.S. I believe you’re asking about endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms. An aneurysm is a bulge in an artery, a weak spot. The aorta is the body’s largest artery. It starts at the heart and runs down the chest and into the abdomen. At the lowest part of the abdomen, it divides into two arteries, one for each leg. The abdominal aorta is the site of many aneurysms. If the bulge reaches a size of 5 to 5.5 cm (2 to 2.2 inches), the aneurysm is in danger of bursting open and causing a lethal hemorrhage. In an endovascular repair, a pliable catheter is inserted into a surface artery, usually a groin artery, and snaked to the site of the aneurysm. The catheter comes equipped with a polyester tube that the doctor deploys when the aneurysm site is reached. Metal stents expand the polyester tube so it completely covers the bulging aneurysm. This repair greatly decreases the time of recuperation from patching up an aneurysm. 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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Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom say ‘I do’ ‘Tonight was one of the best nights of my life! Khloe & Lamar’s wedding was a night to remember!’ Kim Kardashian Bride’s sister ing Up With the Kardashians.� She and her sister Kourtney co-star in the E! spinoff show, “Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami.�

‘American Idol’ runner-up Justin Guarini weds LOS ANGELES (AP) – Former “American Idol� runner-up Justin Guarini has tied the knot. Guarini’s spokesman, Jeff Ballard, said the 30-year-old first-season “American Idol� runner-up married 27-yearold Reina Capodici at a private estate Saturday along the Delaware River near their hometown of Doylestown, Pa.

Ballard said there were 50 guests at the private ceremony and no other conGuarini testants from the Fox singing competition were in attendance. Guarini lost the “Idol� crown to Kelly Clarkson in 2002.

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Swiss police confirmed Sunday French director Roman Polanski was taken into custody on a 1978 U.S. arrest warrant for having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

Lawyer: Polanski will fight extradition to U.S. ZURICH (AP) – Imprisoned director Roman Polanski is in a “fighting mood� and will battle U.S. attempts to have him extradited from Switzerland to California to face justice for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977, his lawyer said Monday.

An international tug-ofwar over the 76-year-old director escalated Monday as France and Poland urged Switzerland to free him on bail and pressed U.S. officials all the way up to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the case.

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) – A Florida Panhandle conductor is recovering after falling 14 feet into the empty space below a moveable orchestra pit on the opening night of an opera he had written. David Ott fell Friday after the debut of “The Widow’s Lantern,� an

original work written for the Pensacola Opera. Ott told The Associated Press he fractured nine vertebrae, dislocated his shoulder and may have broken an ankle. It happened when the lights were off and he went to retrieve his music, not realizing the Pen-

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Special Olympian Rusty Corley (right), a fourth-degree Knight of Columbus, marches in with honor guard Saturday during dedication of the Miracle Field.

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IGH POINT – Rusty Corley figures his dad, Fred, would’ve been proud. Amid all the fanfare of opening day Saturday at the new High Point Miracle Field, an especially poignant story unfolded quietly during the opening ceremonies: Corley, a longtime Special Olympian, served in the Knights of Columbus Honor Guard – his first time for the distinction. “It was a really neat experience,” says Corley, 31, of High Point. “I’m sure (my father) would’ve been proud.” It may not seem like much, but don’t miss the significance of the moment: On a field designed to let children with disabilities play baseball – something most kids take for granted – a young man with disabilities of his own served in the honor guard – something most Knights of Columbus probably take for granted.

“He was just beaming,” says Deborah Weithofer, who attends Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Corley and who altered a donated tuxedo for Corley to wear with his honor guard regalia. Corley, who was adopted by Fred and Bea Corley, was especially close to his dad, who for many years was immersed in the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal service organization. The elder Corley was a fourth-degree Knight and served as Grand Knight, and in 1986 the Corley family was named the International Family of the Year for the Knights of Columbus. Naturally, the younger Corley wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps, so he, too, joined the Knights of Columbus. Like his father, he attained the level of fourth-degree Knight last October, a little over a year after his father’s death. Once he became a fourth-degree Knight, he was eligible to serve in the honor guard,

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and he got that chance Saturday. Corley wore a tuxedo donated by the wife of a former Knight, as well as regalia once worn by a Knight who lived in the Asheboro area. Weithofer altered the tuxedo for Corley and helped him with the regalia. “We worked on it to get it ready, so he could be part of the honor guard for the Miracle Field,” says Weithofer, whose husband, Frank, also was part of the honor guard. The local Knights of Columbus have taken good care of Corley, especially since his father died. They provide transportation for him to get to and from meetings, and help him in other ways as well. “Rusty has stayed very involved in the Knights of Columbus, and they’ve taken very good care of him, which I think is an honor to my dad,” says Corley’s sister, Erin Boger of Wallburg. “I think my dad would’ve been very proud of Rusty on Saturday.” jtomlin@hpe.com | 888-3579

The West Salem Neighborhood Association’s Tour of Homes will be held Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Winston-Salem neighborhood. The tour will reflect the unusual character and diversity of the neighborhood by featuring homes that range from Queen Anne and Victorian cottages to Craftsman bungalows to modern townhomes. The neighborhood has the largest number of 17thand 18th-century houses in the area and has been a neighborhood of diversity since its inception in 1782. The neighborhood has won several awards in the past few years, including an award for advocacy from the Winston-Salem Historic Commission, an Echo Award from the Winston-Salem Foundation for its efforts to foster diversity, and the city’s Art of Living Award for the efforts of the garden club with its Garden of the Week program. Tickets are $8 in advance and are available in Winston-Salem at Ruff’s Flower Shop, 612 S. Poplar St., and Imagine Flowers, 560 N. Trade St. Tickets are $10 the day of the tour and will be available at the Magnolia House of Health, 601 S. Broad St., Winston-Salem. Proceeds will go to assist the neighborhood association in its various programs to foster community and fight crime.

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“Ed has elevated defense to an art,” a club player told me. “If there’s no way to beat a contract, he’ll invent one.” Ed, my club’s best player, was today’s West. He chose a trump lead against four hearts, and South drew trumps and led a club to dummy’s nine. East took the queen and shifted to a spade, and South took dummy’s ace and let the ten of diamonds ride. Ed won with the ACE and led a club. South saw no reason to risk a second club finesse when he could pick up the diamonds and pitch a club from dummy. He rose with the ace and led the nine of diamonds, and Ed produced the queen and took the king of clubs. Down one!

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Maid Service seeks honest, mature, hardworking women. Weekday hours. Comp. includes base pay, car allowance, bonus, & tips. Apply 131 W. Parris Ave., Ste. #14, High Point. Stanley’s Tree Service needs exp’d Climber. 3+ yrs exp Call 689-3796 Trindale Children’s Center now taking applications for a loving Certified Teacher.. Call 431-5821 for appmnt White male quadriplegic needing a VERY reliable person to help with assistance in AM hours. Must love dogs. 889-9137.

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NORTH CAROLINA GUILFORD COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 06 JT 416 IN THE MATTER OF: XZAVIOR JAMES ZAKOS A Male child born on or about August 19, 2005, in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina. NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PROCESS OF PUBLICATION TO: UNKNOWN FATHER(S) of the above named juveniles. TAKE NOTICE that a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights was filed on August 20, 2009, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Juvenile Division, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina. You must answer this Petition within forty (40) days of September 17, 2009, exclusive of that date. You are entitled to attend any hearing affecting your rights. You are entitled to appointed counsel if you cannot afford to hire one, provided you contact the Clerk immediately to request counsel. upon you failure to so answer, the Petitioner will apply to the court for the relief requested. This the 16th day of September, 2009. __________________________________________ Matthew Turcola Deputy County Attorney 505 E. Green Drive High Point, North Carolina 27260 (336) 845-5015

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135 Columbus Ave. Really nice 3BR/ 2BA, Kitchen appl furn. No smoking. $695. Call 434-3371 1 Bedroom 500 Henley St................. $300 313Allred Place............... $325 118 Lynn Dr..................... $325 227 Grand St .................. $375 Greenbriar Apts ............. $400 2Bedrooms 835 Putnam St ............... $350 316 Friendly Ave ............. $400 318 Monroe Place .......... $400 713-C Scientific St........... $425 709-B Chestnut St.......... $450 1140 Montlieu Ave .......... $450 1217 D McCain Pl ............ $475 201 Brinkley Pl ........... $525 303 W. State St ......... $550 1105 F Robinhood........... $650 4305 Timberbrook ......... $700

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CRAYON COLLINS WHITING A Male child born on or about March 14, 1998, in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina. NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PROCESS OF PUBLICATION TO: Victoria Jones Mother of the minor children Keith Hargrove Father of the minor child, Jasmie Chanel Jones TAKE NOTICE: A petition and order for nonsecure custody of the above named minor children was filed on, August 31, 2009, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Juvenile Division, High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina. You are hereby notified to appear at the hearing for continued non-secure custody scheduled for November 12, 2009, at 9:00a.m. in the Guilford County Courthouse in High Point, North Carolina in court room 3B. This the 22nd day of September 2009. __________________________________________ Matthew Turcola Deputy County Attorney 505 E. Green Drive High Point, North Carolina 27260 (336) 845-5015 September 22, 29, & October 6, 2009

SPECIAL 1ST & LAST MONTHS RENT GET A 1/2 MONTH RENT FREE! IN THOMASVILLE 2 BEDROOMS 109-B White ........... $295 105-1C Sherman ..... $395 506 Carroll St ......... $395 600 Bassinger........ $495 308-C Wood St .......$375 117 Griffith Apt D ......$375 1112 Trinity #103 ......... $550

3 BEDROOMS 95 Tremont ............ $445 105-1A Sherman ........ $425 301-A Guilford St ....... $395 817 Tennessee ...........$475 511 Dillon St ............... $595 301-B Guilford St ....... $299

1113 Lambeth.......... $695 412 Fife St .............. $495 DAVIDSON CO. 2 BEDROOMS 378A Evergreen ..... $495 538 Sink Lake......... $395 IN HIGH POINT 2 BEDROOMS 1106 Tipton ............. $425 513 Hickory Chpl

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Land/Farms

13 acre, 14 mi S. of T-ville, mixed pasture, land & woods. $ 7 0 K . 1 0 a c r e w/100yr old Home. Several Out Bldgs. 7 Stall Barn 12 mi S of High Point. $265K Boggs Realty 8594994.

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Manufactured Houses

2 & 3 BR Homes Your job is Your credit. Sophia & Randleman

Call 336-495-1907. Handyman special-Fix it & it’s yours. Low priced double wide homes. Sold as is. 336-495-1907

$475509 Everett Ln ....$425 816 Scientific ................$395 911 Burton St................$495 627 Paramount ...........$495 3 BEDROOMS 404 Player Dr ..............$495 4 BEDROOMS 702 FerndaleBlv ..... $895 IN ARCHDALE 2 BEDROOMS 6979-E Prospect Ch............ $430

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1, 2 & 3 BR Homes For Rent 880-3836 / 669-7019 N E E D S P A C E ? 3BR/1BA. CENT H/A CALL 336-434-2004 T-ville Hasty Ledford Sch. District 3 bdrs, 2 b a h o u s e Over looking Winding Creek GC $700. per mo.475-7323 or 4427654 Trinity! 3br, 2ba, pets ok only $550. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com(fee)

It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds T-ville 2br/1ba Apt., $425.+ dep., Lex. 3br/1ba, House, $600.+ dep. App. furn., cent. h/a, 4727009 T-ville 3br, no credit check, $540. 574-0500 Help-U-0Rent.com (fee)

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Mobile Homes/Spaces

2BR Private Lot, Central H/A, Storage Building, NO PETS, 431-9665 / 689-1401 Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910 Nice 2BR MH in Quiet Park. $400/mo + $400 dep req’d. Ledford Area. 442-7806

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Care Sick Elderly

CNA is loo king for employment in home care for Elderly, Sick or Disabled in local area. Call 472-9186

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Child Care

Child Care in Home, Hasty/Ledfo rd Area, CPR Cert. Exp’d. 336475-5287 for details

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Computer Repair

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

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Painting Papering

SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203

Rooms

A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970. A Better Room 4U in town - HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210. AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 882-5898 or 491-2997 Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.

6030 600 N. Main 882-8165 Badin Lake, WF. 4BR house with Pier & Boathouse. $850 mo. Call Boggs Realty 336-859-4994 Country, 3BR/2BR, Fenced In Yard For $825 Per Month Call 770-880-1819 Ads that work!! COZY 2BR HOUSE AT 1910 KING ST, 1ST MO. RENT FREE $ 395/MO. CONTACT CJP REALTORS @ 336-884-4555. David Cty. 2 story, 4br, 2ba $650. 574-0500 Deep River! 3br, Rent/own $750 574-0500 Eastchester area 2br, pets ok $375 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)

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CURRENTLY HIRING ALL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SKILL LEVEL POSITIONS

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JASMINE CHANEL JONES A Female child born on or about November 28, 1996, in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina.

Homes Unfurnished

AVAILABLE RENTALS SEE OUR AD ON SUN, MON, WED & FRIDAY FOR OUR COMPLETE HOUSING INVENTORY

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NORTH CAROLINA GUILFORD COUNTY HIGH POINT

IN THE MATTER OF:

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4 BEDROOMS 3700 Innwood ............... $1195 507 Prospect.................. $550 2208 Kivett..................... $525

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September 22, 29, & October 6, 2009

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION

Homes Unfurnished

KINLEY REALTY 336-434-4146

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2BR/1BA, Electric, Section 8 approved. 2408 Friends Ave. HP. $550. 880-0911

Daycare in Archdaleup to 70 $3250. rent. Call 434-2736

3 BEDROOMS 317 Washboard .............. $900 4380 Eugene ................. $850 216 Kersey ..................... $600 320 Pickett..................... $600 800 Carr......................... $575 1015 Montlieu ................. $575 603 Denny...................... $550 1414 Madison ................. $525 1439 Madison................. $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 843 Willow...................... $495 3613 Eastward#3 ........... $500 920 Forest ..................... $450 707 Marlboro.................. $400 1005 Park ....................... $395 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 1020A Asheboro............. $275

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Aviation Technical Services, Inc. will be on site: Where: Embassy Suites Greensboro Boardroom 226 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm When: Wednesday, Sept. 30th and Thursday, Oct. 1st To schedule an interview, contact Linda Armstrong 425-423-3330 or 425-501-7222 OR Drop-by Embassy Suites to discuss job opportunities. We are the Aviation Technical Services (ATS) Team located in Everett, Washington. Our business began in 1970. We provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services on transport category aircraft and components for our valued business jet, commercial, and defense customers. ATS is seeking qualifed applicants for direct full-time employees in the following positions: Mechanics, Master Mechanics, Lead Mechanics, Supervisors and Operations Managers. ATS currently employs approximately 1000 aircraft mechanics.

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The Classifieds Great Loc. 3BR brick house w/applis. 512 Rockspring Rd. $875 + dep. 336-307-0640 Hasty/Ledford, 3br, 2ba, 1200 sq ft., great cond., $725 + dep. No pets. 336-317-1247 Hasty/Ledford Sch, 3br pets ok $675 574-0500

ATS offers the following benefits: • COMPETITIVE WAGES • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES • IMMEDIATE HEALTH BENEFITS (Medical, dental, vision) • 401K (immediate vesting)

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House Rent or Rent to Own. 2000 sq ft, hdwds, Cent A/C, 19 20’s ran ch house 3BR, 2BA, near T-ville, needs TLC. Call 2732471/456-0222

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Contact ATS staffing specialist, Michelle Dechaine – 425-423-3638 You can apply directly to our CAREER CENTER by visiting our website at: www.atsmro.aero ATS is an E Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. 487972

Nice 3br, 2ba, 109 & 64 area, $450. mo, Call 336-431-7716 Spacious 1 level, all elec. sect. 8 ok. Call 336-454-1478.

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Cemetery Plots/Crypts

1 plot in Dogwood Section at Holly Hill Memorial Park T-ville. 475-8439 2 Cemetery Plots in Holly Hill, in the Woodland Sec. $1,800 ea/neg. 336-812-1614 2 prime side by side burial plots in Floral Garden, lot #1016, Sect. S, Call collect 704-365-1818 for more info. SINGLE Plot at Floral Garden Cemetery in section T, $800. Call 434-2505.

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Commercial Property

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

Pets

AK C Boston Terrier P ups, Champ blood lines, have pedigrees. $450. 336-824-8212 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet

The Classifieds Boston Terrier Young Adults, Reg. Males & Females. Shots. Call 336-434-5654 Cavalier,Cocker, Shih Poo, Shih Tzu, Peek a Poo, 336-498-7721 CKC Reg Min Sch Pups, Tails and dewclaws removed Ready to go Nov.2 $450.Call 472-5593 Maltese Fem. AKC Pup Adorable & Very Lovely. Cash $450.00 Call 336-431-9848 Pekingese Pups, AKC & CKC Champion line 3M, $250. 476-9591

5000 sf, Bldg. 1208 Corp Dr, Across the from UPS. $130,000 336-802-7195 6000 sf Bldg, Corner 311 S & Driftwood Dr. $120,000. 336-8027195

Pomeranian Puppy 8 weeks, CKC Registered. Male, 1st shots. $275, 883-4581

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Siberian Husky Pups. for sale 10 weeks, dewormed, flea treated. Call 336-991-3600

Houses

Nice 3br home, 408 Burge St. HP, carpet, 1ba, Lg. Yard, part fenced, Central heat/air, $73,900. or owner finc. $9,000. down., 882-9132

PUPPY 1 little Peek-aPoo, male, Black w/white Feet (beautiful), $285. Call 336824-2540

Yorkshire terrier AKC Beautiful Little Boy. $450. Cash. Call 336-431-9848


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Furniture

MediLift elec. Recliner- Loden Grn, ultra suade-3mos. old-new $1200. asking $600. Call 336-883-4201 Solid Wood Home Entertainment Center with Pocket doors. E C. $80. C all 336880-0147

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Sales & Service, $50 service call includes labor. 1 yr warranty. 442-3595

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Clothing

Finger Tip Walking Mink Jacket, Sable Brown, EC. $1000. Call 336-812-1614

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Fuel Wood/ Stoves

Firewood Pick up $55, Dumptruck $110, Delivered. $40 you haul. 475-3112

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Furniture

Couch & Chair, End Table, Bed, Night Stand, Dresser, Table W/4 Chairs. 887-4779

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88 Honda Prelude, 5spd. Sunroof. Runs Well. $750. Call 336-804-4364 ’96 Geo Prism, 80k orig mi., AC, PS, New Tires, $3200. Call 336-906-3621 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds 97 Honda Passport, A/C, Auto, 4x4, 140K miles, Good Cond. $2500. 986-2497

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All Terain Vehicles

02 Polaris Sportsman 500, 99 hrs, $3500. Excellent condition, Call 471-2057

98’ Ford Contour, GC, Runs Great. Manual. $2000. 431-7733/847-6499 98 Lincoln Continental Mark VIII, 171k miles, VGC. Blk EXT & INT, loaded, $5995. 336906-3770

1979 Box Caprice for sale, new engine, $2500. 22’s optional, Call 704-492-7580

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Miscellaneous Transportation

2004 EZ Go Golf Cart, Harley Davidson Edition, $3250. Nice! Call 475-3100

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02 Pontiac Montana $800 dn 00 Ford Explorer $800 dn 99 Chevrolet Lumina $600 dn 97 Chevrolet Malibu $700 dn Plus Many More!

Motorcycles

1995 Custom Sportster. Like New. Must See! $4,000. Call 336-289-3924 2008 HD Dyna Fat Boy. Crimson Denim Red. 1200mi, $14,650 Awesome bike & price. Call 451-0809

Auto Centre, Inc. autocentresales.com Corner of Lexington & Pineywood in Thomasville

1994 Saturn 4 door. Good Tires, 4 cyl & good on gas. $900 476-7323/887-6387

Fireplace with gas logs. 25 Faux Blinds. Call 336-472-5703 or 336-847-6807

New Utility Bldg Special! 10X20 $1699. 8x12 $1050.10x16 $1499. Also Rent To Own. Carolina Utility Bldgs, Trinity 1-800351-5667.

GUARANTEED FINANCING

1981 Ford Box Truck. Runs good, needs some work. $500 as is. Call 336-442-1478

Classic Antique Cars

PLYMOUTH Concorde 1951. All original, needs restoring. $2100 firm. 431-8611

Ford Taurus 1995, white w/ blue interior, pwr windows & seats, low miles 68k, $2400. 886-7049 after 5pm.

04’ Honda Civic 2 door coupe, auto, air, 59k mi., $8000. OBO Call 431-1586

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FORD ’69. EX-POLICE Car. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. Call 431-8611

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Miscellaneous

Storage Houses

’00 Mercury Grand Marquis LS, Lthr seats, 1 owner, great cond., 136k, $2700. 336-847-5480

03 Pontiac Grand Am, 40k, very nice, $4200. Call 431-6020 or 847-4635

Now Baling Fall Hay, 4x5 rolls, $17.50 each. Call 476-5289

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Chrysler Lebaron 94’ for sale, needs work $500. OBO Call 336887-2068 after 6pm

02’ Chrysler Concord. 1 owner. $3,950 or best cash offer. Fin. avail. 476-0203.

Livestock/ Feed

Autos for Sale

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

Need space in your garage?

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

Where Buyers & Sellers Meet

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Autos for Sale

Wanted to Buy

Beds all new mattress Queen & Full$75.- King-$150., P.Top now 1/2 price, still in plastic 336-215-5553

Food/ Beverage

Muscadine Grapes Pick Your Own. 475-7042, Hill’s Orchard, Trinity

Household Goods

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A new mattress set Full $89 Queen $99 King $175. Layaway avail 336-601-9988

Appliances

BOB’S APPLIANCES Like new appliances 1427 Old Thomasville Rd. 861-8941

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THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE

2002 HD Electra Glide Standard. 27K orig mi. Lots of Chrome. $9,500. 289-3924

472-3111 DLR#27817 KIA Amanti, ’04, 1 owner, EC. 62K, Garaged & smokeless. $9500, 442-6837

1993 HD, Fatboy, 17k miles, Vance & Hines pipes, Lots of chrome $8,000. 885-7979

PRICED REDUCED 88’ Classic Corvette, good cond., Call for info., 472-5560

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Toyota Prius, 07. 55k miles, Sage Green. Great Gas Mileage.. $16,000. 688-2005

’01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $55,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891

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Boats/Motors

22FT Center Console, rebuilt 140 Evinrude eng. Full electronics, Tandum float on Trailer. Ocean Ready. All New ever ything. $5,900 . 848-9664

Recreation Vehicles

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Sport Utility

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98’ Ford Exp EBauer, 4X4, 170k, Fully Loaded, VG Cond $2995 336-337-0313

Top cash paid for any junk vehicle. T&S Auto 882-7989

’04 Isuzu Ascender SUV. Silver. 104K Leather Int. All Pwr $8,050 883-7111

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Want... Need.... Can not Live Without?

Trucks/ Trailers

The Classifieds

Dodge Dakota, 1991, 5 speed, 6 cylinder, 115k, very good cond. $1900. 336-687-1172

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2003 Ford Ranger, 2WD, 65K actual mi. 2 owner. Auto, AC, $5900. 475-8416

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Vans

Need space in your garage?

Ford 250 Handicap Van, hand co ntrols, fully loaded, 57k mi, $4,850. OBO 336672-0630

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Large Comm. Van, ’95 Dodge Van 2500, new motor & trans., 883-1849 $3500 neg

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Wanted to Buy

The Classifieds

BUY junk cars & trucks, some Hondas. Will remove cars free. Call D&S 475-2613

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CASH FOR JUNK CARS. CALL TODAY 454-2203 Cash 4 riding mower needing repair or free removal if unwanted & scrap metal 882-4354

QUICK CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS & TRUCKS. 434-1589.

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1979 Cruise Air RV, Very Good Cond. $4500, Must See, Call 476-9053 Palomino Pop Up Ca mper, 19 90, A/C, go od cond. , $1250. Call 336-687-1172

Wanted to Buy

Place your ad in the classifieds! Fast $$$ For Complete Junk Cars & Trucks Call 475-5795

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ROOFING

Get Ready for Winter!

CANOY ROOFING

Call Gary Cox

All Roofing Repairs, Gutter Cleaning, Rot work, Home Repairs etc.

A-Z Enterprises Vinyl Replacement Windows Gutter & Gutter Guards Free Estimates Senior Citizens Discounts (336) 861-6719

HOME REPAIR

Over 30 yrs Exp.

336-207-8761 www.praisehimstudios.com

Remodeling, Roofing and New Construction 30 Years Experience Jim Baker GENERAL CONTRACTOR

336-848-2977

ROOFING

PAVING

Trinity Paving ROOFING PROFESSIONAL ROOFING & GUTTERING

Driveways • Patios Sidewalks • Asphalt • Concrete Interlocking Bricks also partial Small & Big Jobs FREE ESTIMATES

S.L. DUREN COMPANY 336-785-3800

Trini Miranda

Licensed & Insured • Free Estimates

SECURITY

Professional Quality Concrete Work

J’S TREE & LAWN SERVICE

Serving the Triad for over 37 Years!

Quality Service also reasonable rates. Pressure Washing, Carpentry of all kinds. Gutter Cleaning, Repairing and Replacement if needed.

*FREE ESTIMATES 259-1380 Insured & bonded

ROOFING

FLEA MARKET

WRIGHT ROOFING

Have you lost your job? Would you like to make some money?

336-476-6921 We’ll beat any roofing estimate Estimate must be from established company.

“The Wright Roof at The Wright Price” 15 years in Business.

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Call Jimi. 336--848-2276

VARIETY FLEA MARKET Wed-Sun Wed, Thur, Fri 11am-5pm Sat & Sun 8am-4pm 1107 Tate St, High Point

336-886-5995

HEALTH CARE

336-289-4191

Mildew Removed, Walk Way and Gutter Cleaned. Free Estimates Exterior ONLY

336-906-1246

LAWN CARE

APPLIANCES

Landscape & Irrigation Solutions, LLC

Derrick Redd Phone: 336-247-0016 dandappliance@yahoo.com

(336) 880-7756 • Mowing and Special Clean Up Projects • Landscape Design and Installation • Year Round Landscape Maintenance • Irrigation Design, Installation and Repair

Call for Fall Specials on Aerating, Seeding, & Fertilizing

Our Family Protecting Your Family

TREE SERVICE D & T TREE SERVICE

Family Owned ★ No Contract Required Many Options To Choose From ★ Free Estimates ★ 24 Hour Local Monitoring ★ Low Monthly Monitoring Rates ★

CUT & TRIM STUMP GRINDING AVAILABLE TREE REMOVAL 24 HR EMERGENCY SERVICE FULLY INSURED FREE ESTIMATES REASONABLE RATES

841-8685

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Burglar Fire Security Cameras Access Control Medical Panic

107 W. Peachtree Dr. • High Point

www.protectionsysteminc.com

HAULING & LANDSCAPING

336-247-3962

ROOF REPAIRS

Servicing all major makes and models. One Year warranty on service and parts. Most repairs under $100.00.

$5 off $50

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PAINTING Ronnie Kindley

PAINTING

30 Years EXP.

• Pressure Washing • Wallpapering • Quality work • Reasonable Rates!

475-6356

LANDSCAPE

Parker’s Hauling & Landscaping *** Discount to Senior Citizens*** * We do Yards, Basements, Treework, Brush and More * No Job To Big or To Small Grant Parker 336-991-7722 336-474-3987

“We Stop the Rain Drops” Repair Specialist, All Types of Roofs, Every kind of leak

Commercial Residential Free Estimates

336-909-2736 (day) 336-940-5057

HOME IMPROVEMENT

The Olive Branch Home Health Care • One on one care in your home or at a facility • Assistance with bathing and dressing • Laundry and light housekeeping • Meal Preparation • Transportation to appointments • Friendly companionship

Painting & Pressure Washing

336-859-9126 336-416-0047

Owner

LAWN CARE

Call Jerry at 336-293-3337

PAINTING/PRESSURE WASHING

(336) 261-9350

CONCRETE • Tear out & Replace Concrete • Stamped Concrete • Foundations • Sidewalks & Driveways All types of Quality Concrete Work

CONSTRUCTION J & L CONSTRUCTION

FREE ESTIMATES

Decks, Enclose Carport, Replace or Repair Windows, Doors, Leaks Brick, Block, Rock Electrical & Plumbing Small or large jobs

PLUMBING

• Exterior Painting • Roof Cleaning • Pressure Cleaning • General Exterior Improvements Local family owned business that takes pride in giving customers great services at a reasonable price!

Steve Cook

336-414-2460

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Showcase of Real Estate LAND - DAVIDSON COUNTY OWNER WILL FINANCE Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools Approximately 1 acre lot $20,000. Private wooded, and creek. More wooded lots available. Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446 for appointment.

Lake Front? 8,000. TAX CREDIT? Call for details 1100% 100 % FINANCING AVAILABLE LABLE

www.fsbo-triad.com 3 or 4 br & 2 baths - approx. 2600 sq. q ftft. under roof roof. Manyy improvements: New windows, exterior doors, central heat-air (heat pump), metal roofing, vinyl siding, updated kitchen, floors, 2 fireplaces, front porch, over 1 acre with part ownership of small lake. Owner/Broker. Call Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446

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

Lots starting at $39,900 • Restricted to Minimum of 2,000 Sq. Ft. • Exclusive all Quality Brick Homes • Convenient location with Low County Taxes!!

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

WENDY HILL REALTY 475-6800

Open House Every Sunday from 2-4

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

DAVIDSON COUNTY HOME 1.329 acres, 3 BR, 2 BA. Complete interior renovations. GREAT RATES! Qualified Financing Available Ledford Middle & HS/Friendship Elementary Tri County Real Estate 336-769-4663

CONSTRUCTION FINANCING AVAILABLE AS LOW AS 4.75% East Davidson’s Newest Subdivision: Summer Hills

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

7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC 1844/1846 Cedrow Dr. H.P.

711 Field St., Thomasville Brand new 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1160 sq. ft. Popular floor plan with breakfast nook, eat-in bar area that overlooks an open dining and family room with vaulted ceiling. Includes stove, microwave oven, dishwater, and washer/dryer combo, laminate floors. “Special” interest rate offered by Bank of North Carolina 4.75%. Priced to move at $105, 000.00 Byrd Construction 336-689-9925 Brian Byrd

for appointment.

NEW PRICE

New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00

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Ideal townhome This lovely townhome has just been listed at a price for these recession times. 2BR, 2BA, large heated sunroom can be 3rd bedroom, very clean, good north neighborhood. All appliances remain including New Washer and Dryer and Window Dressings. 134-B Old Mill Rd. A really great buy and priced to sell at $118,500.

Darren Clark, Realtor 803-0821

6 Bedrooms, Plus 3 Home Offices Or 8 Bedrooms HOME FOR SALE 1014 Hickory Chapel Road, 2br, Florida room, dining room, fireplace, garage, new heatpump, completely remodeled. Great for starter home or rental investment. $64,900

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336-475-6839

336-870-5260

Showroom/Office/Residential Space/For Sale or Lease

Owner Financing or Rent to Own. Your Credit is Approved!

- 1.1 Acre – Near Wesley Memorial Methodist – - Emerywood area “Tell your friends” -

$259,500. Owner Financing

Call 336-886-4602

1367 Blair Street, Thomasville Large 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, Fairgrove Schools, gas logs, large living room, large kitchen, large 2-car garage, large deck in back, and etc. Why rent when you can own this home for payments as low as $799 a mo. or $143K, just call today 336-442-8407.

Rick Robertson 336-905-9150

Owner Financing or Rent to Own. Your Credit is Approved!

CED REDU

503 Paul Kennedy Road DOWNTOWN HIGH POINT In UNIQUE MARKET SQUARE building. * Penthouse* 4 BR, 51⁄2 BA, 3 balconies, 4,100 sq. ft. 2 BR, 2 BA furnished with washer & dryer. Onsite security 24/7, parking space, rec room w/lap pool, walk to restaurants. Incredible views. A beautiful and fun place to live or work. Will trade for other properties. Call Gina (336) 918-1482.

712 W. Parris Ave. High Point Avalon Subdivision This house shows like new! Built in 2005, 1660 sqft., 3bed 2.5 bath, like-new appliances,Living Room w/ Gas fireplace, 1 car garage spacious Loft area upstairs, Great Location. We’ll work with your situation! $165,000 Price Reduced! Will will match your down payment. Visit www.crs-sell.com or call 336-790-8764

LEASE/OPTION

821 Nance Avenue

3 bedroom, living room, kitchen, 2 full baths, central heating & air. Updated. BE ABLE TO MAKE THE PAYMENTS AS LOW AS $529.00 a month $95K. Call for details!

DESIRABLE HASTY/LEDFORD AREA Very well kept, 3BR/2BA, 1300 sf., Open floor plan, cath. ceiling, berber carpet, custom blinds, Kit w/ island, Kit appl. remain, huge Mstr Ba w/ garden tub and sep. shower, huge WIC, back deck, storage bld. Below tax value. $122,900

Agents Welcome. Bring Offer! 882-3254

505 Willow Drive, Thomasville

336-905-9150

WENDY HILL REALTY 475-6800

(Owner is Realtor)

ACREAGE

PRICED REDUCED

273 Sunset Lane, Thomasville

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1210 N. Centennial

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CHAPEL HILL – After a disappointing loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday, North Carolina began turning its focus to its next opponent, Virginia, on Monday. But even as the Tar Heels answered questions about the Cavaliers, the 24-7 loss to Georgia Tech was in the back of their minds. UNC might be playing Virginia this week, but the Tar Heels will be using their first defeat of the season as motivation against the Cavaliers. “A lot of the guys on the team kind of have a bad taste in their mouths,” UNC quarterback T.J. Yates said. “The expectations for ourselves as a team going into this season, we didn’t see ourselves losing so early, so a lot of guys are pretty angry, pretty [ticked] off, and I think that’s going to help us.” UNC’s offense had its worst performance of the season against the Jackets, and it was the fewest points scored by the Tar Heels under Coach Butch Davis. In Monday’s interviews, Yates and running back Shaun Draughn each took part of the blame for the anemic output. Yates missed easy passes and never got in a rhythm, and Draughn said he missed some reads in the back field. “I performed bad,” said Draughn, who finished with 26 rushing yards on six carries. “I take the blame for myself. I can’t speak for everybody else, but I know I can play better than what I did.” The Tar Heels’ challenge this week will be to correct their offensive mistakes in time to face the Cavs, a team that has won nine of the past 11 meetings at Kenan Stadium.

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From left: Greg Funk, Kevin Lyons, David Merritt, Stephen McDaniel and Andrew Daniel have helped Southwest Guilford enjoy plenty of success so far this season. The Cowboys sport an 11-0-3 overall record and sit atop the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference standings.

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ne Cowboy barked at another “Hey, put that back!” when the cone set up in the practice drill mischievously got moved to make it harder for the opposing side. When one of Southwest Guilford’s top scorers, Joey Fiorello, was asked about his knack for finding the back of the net, a teammate jokingly chimed in with a comment about his height. As Justin Jones tried to explain the secret to his remarkably long throw-ins, Kevin Lyons reached over and squeezed his biceps: “He’s been working out a little bit,” Lyons said with a laugh. “You noticed!” replied the smiling Jones. Sure, Southwest Guilford’s soccer team possesses talent galore on the field. But it’s easy to see the secret to the unbeaten group’s success. “We’re a lot more of a team, I’d say, than in previous years,” said Lyons, a right midfielder. “We’re just having fun.” The Cowboys have gotten the last laugh so far at the expense of their foes. Southwest owns an 11-0-3 record and currently sits atop the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference standings. On the heels of three early ties to Northern Guilford (twice) and Western Alamance, the Cowboys pulled out tough wins over the likes of Grimsley and Northwest Guilford while rarely being challenged in other contests. Still, as well as Southwest was playing, the true measure of just how good this team might be came last Tuesday against nemesis Ragsdale. Cowboy seniors Lyons, Jones,

Fiorello, David Merritt and Max Wang, all with three years of varsity experience, owned four ties and two losses against the Tigers – including season-ending defeats in the playoffs the SPORTS past two years. “I still remember Steve sophomore year when Hanf they beat us at our ■■■ place,” Fiorello said. “That really hurt me personally.” “We came out ready to play and I don’t think they expected us to come out like that,” Jones said of a three-goal outburst in the first half. “Payback,” added Wang, a defensive midfielder, of what would become a 7-1 romp. “We’ve been waiting for this game for a while.” “There’s not been a year where it’s not been close,” said Merritt. Summed up Lyons, with another laugh: “I just think we really wanted to kill ‘em.” It’s the manner in which Southwest racks up the wins that’s most impressive. Andrew Daniel leads the squad with 12 goals, while Fiorello owns 11 and Merritt seven. Jones, a left-mid, orchestrates much of the attack with an impressive 18 assists – many of them off that throw-in that seemingly covers half the field to find Fiorello on the other end. “I know everybody knows that he’s got a big throw, but no one really knows that he can go from midfield to the 18 except for the players on our team,” Fiorello explained. “I kind of see that coming, wait for

him to start to throw it and start running. No one else does it besides us, really.” Outside of that one key weapon, Southwest’s attack is diverse enough to give defense’s fits. “We don’t have one superstar,” Jones offered. “Everybody has contributed, whether it’s defensively, offensively, winning balls in the midfield,” coach Rob Szitas said. “It’s not that we’re a one-dimensional team, one player who if you shut that player down, other people can’t pick up the slack. We have a lot of really, really good players, and every day, somebody rises to the occasion.” The biggest additions have come on defense this year after Southwest lost all-state performer Ben Weeks and league keeper of the year Robert Parker to graduation. As good as all the seniors have been on the offensive side, it took a freshman bursting onto the scene to stabilize the back. “With Danny Gillespie, we knew we had a rising freshman who did well in middle school and with his club,” Szitas explained. “Being a keeper as long as he’d been, we knew he had a chance to come in and start on varsity. He had to earn it – and he definitely did that.” In a few years, he’ll no doubt become one of those team leaders. For now, though, Southwest’s seniors are juggling success – and just the right amount of silliness – with no problem. There’s little doubt more good times lay ahead. shanf@hpe.com | 888-3526

Wolfpack sees plenty of room for improvement RALEIGH (AP) – Moments after N.C. State’s come-from-behind victory over Pittsburgh, coach Tom O’Brien delivered a sobering message to the Wolfpack: They’re still not a good football team. “I believe we all agreed with him,” tight end George Bryan said Monday. So much for winning solving all problems. Yes, N.C. State has rediscovered its offense, scoring at least 35 points in three straight games. The defense is tops in the nation, at least statistically. And a threegame winning streak would seem

to wash away the bad taste that lingered after a lackluster opening loss to South Carolina. But O’Brien isn’t happy, and neither are the Wolfpack. Not after a 38-31 victory over Pittsburgh in which N.C. State (3-1) rallied from 14 points down but was penalized 12 times, then nearly gave the game away with a botched shotgun snap in the final minutes before the defense stopped Pitt inside the 10-yard line to preserve the win. After the game, O’Brien was hard on his team and himself, opening his postgame press conference by saying “we’re just not

a very good football team right now. There’s too many mistakes, and I’m doing a bad job coaching them. Anytime you have 12 penalties, and most Wilson of them were before the snap, that’s just a bad job.” He didn’t back off of those strong words on Monday. “We weren’t a real crisp organization,” O’Brien said. “We were very happy to win the game, but we certainly aren’t a good football team if you’re doing things like that.”

Since the Gamecocks held the Pack to only a field goal in the opener, N.C. State’s offense has found a groove. Atlantic Coast Conference player of the week Russell Wilson set a school record with 12 touchdown passes in the last three games. The Wolfpack have the best total defense in the nation, allowing an average of 201 yards. But that stat is at least partly misleading because the schedule includes two games against outmanned Football Championship Subdivision teams Murray State and GardnerWebb.

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he ACC can expect a couple of weeks of Coastal calm on the gridiron. After back-to-back weeks of great Coastal Division football matchups, the schedule provides a brief respite before the head-to-head battles resume. For those keeping score, Miami crushed Georgia Tech 33-17, then Georgia Tech clubbed North Carolina 24-7 and Virginia Tech walloped Miami 31-7. That leaves the Coastal Division standings

with the Hokies leading the way at 3-1 overall, 1-0 in the conference. The Yellow Jackets are next at 3-1, 2-1, with the Hurricanes 2-1 overall and in the league. The Tar Heels stand 3-1, 0-1. Duke (2-2) and Virginia (0-3) have yet to play a league game. With all due respect to the Blue Devils and Cavaliers, they are not likely to ride the tide anywhere near the top of the Coastal standings. Some other intra-divisonal dates to circles

on your calendar? How about Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech on Oct. 17, North Carolina at Virginia Tech on Oct. 29 and Miami at UNC on Nov. 14. Of course, plenty of other potential ACC thrillers loom down the road. It makes for an interesting journey to the ACC championship game on Dec. 5 in Jacksonville.

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Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops doesn’t know whether Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford will be ready for Saturday night’s game at No. 17 Miami, but said it won’t be a game-time decision. “I would think we would know here later in the week what Sam’s able to handle and where we feel we’re at with it,” Stoops said Monday on the Big 12 coaches conference call. “I would think it would be earlier than (a game-time decision).” Stoops said “everything has been positive” in Bradford’s recovery since he was hurt just before halftime in Oklahoma’s season-opening 14-13 loss to BYU. He has missed the No. 8 Sooners’ last two games with a sprained AC joint in his right, throwing shoulder. Bradford visited Dr. James Andrews in Alabama over the weekend to get an additional opinion on how his recovery is going. Stoops refused to assess Bradford’s chances of playing this week. “We’ll just see how the week goes.”

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WNBA glance FINALS (Best-of-5) Indiana vs. Phoenix Today: Indiana at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1: Indiana at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4: Phoenix at Indiana, 4 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 7, Phoenix at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, Oct. 9, Indiana at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

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Monday At Ariake Colosseum Tokyo Purse: $2 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round

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Nadia Petrova (13), Russia, def. Ai Sugiyama, Japan, 6-0, 2-1, retired. Marion Bartoli (14), France, def. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 6-3, 6-0. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, def. Jill Craybas, United States, 6-3, 6-3. Vera Dushevina, Russia, def. Alona Bondarenko, Ukraine, 1-6, 7-5, 6-1. Agnieska Radwanska (11), Poland, def. Ekatrina Makarova, Russia, 7-5, 6-3. Samantha Stosur (12), Australia, def. Alexa Glatch, United States, 7-5, 6-0. Zheng Jie, China, def. Sania Mirza, India, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, def. AnnaLena Groenfeld, Germany, 6-3, 6-1. Urszula Radwanska, Poland, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-4. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, def. Virginie Razzano (16), France, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0. Maria Sharapova, Russia, def. Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1. Peng Shuai, China, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-3, 6-3. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, def. Kimiko Date Krumm, Japan, 5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-4.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday’s Games N.Y. Mets 4, Florida 0 Atlanta 6, Washington 3, 10 innings Pittsburgh 6, L.A. Dodgers 5 Houston 3, Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia 6, Milwaukee 5 Colorado 4, St. Louis 3 San Francisco 5, Chicago Cubs 1 Arizona 7, San Diego 4

AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday’s Games Cleveland 9, Baltimore 0 N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 2 Toronto 5, Seattle 4 Chicago White Sox 8, Detroit 4 Kansas City 4, Minnesota 1 Tampa Bay 7, Texas 6 L.A. Angels 7, Oakland 4 Chicago White Sox 6, Cleveland 1 Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, ppd., rain Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:08 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 11-11) at Detroit (Porcello 14-9), 12 p.m., 1st game Chicago White Sox (C.Torres 1-1) at Cleveland (Masterson 4-9), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (Lerew 0-1) at N.Y. Yankees (A.Burnett 12-9), 7:05 p.m. Minnesota (Duensing 5-1) at Detroit (Verlander 17-9), 7:05 p.m., 2nd game Baltimore (Guthrie 10-16) at Tampa Bay (W.Davis 1-1), 7:08 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 12-9) at Boston (Buchholz 7-3), 7:10 p.m. Texas (Feldman 17-6) at L.A. Angels (Kazmir 9-9), 10:05 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 10-12) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 17-5), 10:10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:08 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

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Houston (W.Lopez 0-0) at Philadelphia (Happ 11-4), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 10-12) at Washington (J.Martin 5-4), 7:05 p.m. Florida (Jo.Johnson 15-5) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 2-1), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Pineiro 15-11) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 6-5), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (K.Hart 4-8) at Chicago Cubs (Dempster 10-8), 8:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Narveson 2-0) at Colorado (Marquis 15-12), 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 12-10) at San Diego (Ramos 0-1), 10:05 p.m. Arizona (D.Davis 8-13) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 7-12), 10:15 p.m.

h bi 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 6 1

E—Lillibridge (4), Marson (1), Crowe (4). DP—Chicago 2, Cleveland 2. LOB—Chicago 9, Cleveland 2. 2B—Beckham (27), Choo (38). HR—Choo (19). CS—Wise (5). IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Danks W,13-10 9 3 1 1 1 7 Cleveland

Doubles First Round

TRIVIA QUESTION

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Q. Who captured NASCAR Cup point championships in 1976, ‘77 and ‘78?

Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Raquel KopsJones, United States, def. Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (4), Spain, 7-5, 6-4. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, and Lisa Raymond, United States, def. Chuang Chia-jung, Taiwan, and Yan Zi, China, 6-2, 6-4. Cara Black, Zimbabwe, and Liezel Huber (1), United States, def. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, and Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, 7-5, 4-6, 10-7 tiebreak.

Wednesday’s Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:05 p.m., 1st game N.Y. Mets at Washington, 4:35 p.m. Houston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Florida at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m., 2nd game Milwaukee at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

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Chang Kai-chen, Taiwan, def. Dinara Safina (1), Russia, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (5), Russia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Venus Williams (2), United States, 7-6 (6), 7-5.

Today’s Games

Today’s Games

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Second Round

Monday’s Games Pittsburgh 11, L.A. Dodgers 1 Washington 2, N.Y. Mets 1 Houston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta 4, Florida 0

Monday’s Games

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HBP—by Laffey (Wise). Umpires—Home, Todd Tichenor; First, Bill Hohn; Second, Bruce Dreckman; Third, Paul Emmel. T—2:22. A—23,088 (45,199).

FOOTBALL

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All Times EDT ATLANTIC DIVISION Boston Coll. Clemson NC State Maryland Florida St. Wake

W 1 1 0 0 0 0

Conf. Overall L PF PA W L PF 1 34 49 3 1 122 1 52 37 2 2 99 0 0 0 3 1 151 0 0 0 1 3 95 1 34 38 2 2 114 1 24 27 2 2 104

PA 56 65 59 153 92 75

COASTAL DIVISION Va. Tech Ga. Tech Miami Duke Virginia N. Carolina

W 1 2 2 0 0 0

Conf. Overall L PF PA W L PF 0 0 0 3 1 123 1 71 67 3 1 108 1 78 82 2 1 78 0 0 0 2 2 116 0 0 0 0 3 62 1 7 24 3 1 90

PA 66 84 82 101 93 57

Saturday’s results

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Jets 3 0 01.000 64 33 New England 2 1 0 .667 60 50 Buffalo 1 2 0 .333 64 72 Miami 0 3 0 .000 43 69 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 3 0 01.000 72 45 Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 60 69 Houston 1 2 0 .333 65 86 Tennessee 0 3 0 .000 58 71 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 3 0 01.000 103 53 Cincinnati 2 1 0 .667 61 56 Pittsburgh 1 2 0 .333 47 50 Cleveland 0 3 0 .000 29 95 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 3 0 01.000 62 16 San Diego 2 1 0 .667 73 64 Oakland 1 2 0 .333 36 57 Kansas City 0 3 0 .000 48 85 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Giants 3 0 01.000 80 48 Philadelphia 2 1 0 .667 94 72 Dallas 1 1 0 .500 65 54 Washington 1 2 0 .333 40 49 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 3 0 01.000 120 56 Atlanta 2 1 0 .667 57 53 Carolina 0 2 0 .000 30 66 Tampa Bay 0 3 0 .000 41 91 North W L T Pct PF PA Minnesota 3 0 01.000 88 57 Green Bay 2 1 0 .667 81 63 Chicago 2 1 0 .667 57 54 Detroit 1 2 0 .333 59 86 West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 2 1 0 .667 67 53 Seattle 1 2 0 .333 57 48 Arizona 1 2 0 .333 57 68 St. Louis 0 3 0 .000 24 73 Sunday’s results Detroit 19, Washington 14 N.Y. Jets 24, Tennessee 17 Green Bay 36, St. Louis 17 Baltimore 34, Cleveland 3 Minnesota 27, San Francisco 24 Jacksonville 31, Houston 24 New England 26, Atlanta 10 N.Y. Giants 24, Tampa Bay 0 Philadelphia 34, Kansas City 14 Chicago 25, Seattle 19 New Orleans 27, Buffalo 7 San Diego 23, Miami 13 Denver 23, Oakland 3 Cincinnati 23, Pittsburgh 20 Indianapolis 31, Arizona 10 Monday’s game Carolina at Dallas, late Sunday’s games Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Oakland at Houston, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 1 p.m. Seattle at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Baltimore at New England, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Miami, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at New Orleans, 4:05 p.m. Dallas at Denver, 4:15 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 4:15 p.m. San Diego at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m. Open: Arizona, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Carolina Monday, Oct. 5 Green Bay at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday’s late game Colts 31, Cardinals 10 Indianapolis Arizona

ACC standings

0 21 7 3 — 31 3 0 7 0 — 10 First Quarter Ari—FG Rackers 38, 2:46. Second Quarter Ind—Wayne 20 pass from Manning (Vinatieri kick), 9:04. Ind—Clark 10 pass from Manning (Vinatieri kick), 5:49. Ind—Garcon 53 pass from Manning (Vinatieri kick), 1:52. Third Quarter Ari—Boldin 10 pass from Warner (Rackers kick), 10:50. Ind—Addai 3 pass from Manning (Vinatieri kick), 2:26. Fourth Quarter Ind—FG Vinatieri 26, 11:31. A—62,692. Ind Ari First downs 22 21 Total Net Yards 505 323 Rushes-yards 31-126 12-24 Passing 379 299 Punt Returns 3-14 3-13 Kickoff Returns 1-21 4-78 Interceptions Ret. 2-3 1-28 Comp-Att-Int 24-35-1 32-54-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 4-40 Punts 4-42.0 6-47.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 3-1 Penalties-Yards 7-69 5-35 Time of Possession 31:42 28:18 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Indianapolis, Addai 13-63, Brown 14-40, Garcon 1-17, Clark 1-7, Manning 2-(minus 1). Arizona, Hightower 9-22, Wright 1-4, B.Wells 2-(minus 2). PASSING—Indianapolis, Manning 24-35-1379. Arizona, Warner 30-52-2-332, Leinart 2-2-0-7. RECEIVING—Indianapolis, Wayne 7-126, Clark 7-62, Garcon 3-64, Collie 3-47, Addai 3-8, Brown 1-72. Arizona, Breaston 7-94, Fitzgerald 7-76, Boldin 6-83, Hightower 5-39, Urban 2-14, Spach 2-9, Becht 1-11, StephensHowling 1-8, Wright 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Indianapolis, Vinatieri 32 (WL).

Georgia Tech 24, North Carolina 7 South Florida 17, Florida State 7 TCU 14, Clemson 10 Wake Forest 27, Boston College 24 Virginia Tech 31, Miami 7 Rutgers 34, Maryland 13 N.C. State 38, Pittsburgh 31 Duke 49, N.C. Central 14

Saturday’s games Virginia at North Carolina, 12 p.m. (WXLV, Ch. 45) Virginia Tech at Duke, 12 p.m. Clemson at Maryland, 12 p.m. (ESPNU) Florida State at Boston College, 3:30 p.m. (WXLV, Ch. 45) N.C. State at Wake Forest, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU) Georgia Tech at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m. Oklahoma at Miami, 8 p.m. (WXLV, Ch. 45)

onship Subdivision poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 27 and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Richmond (117) 4-0 3,385 1 2. Villanova (13) 4-0 3,242 2 3. Northern Iowa (6) 3-1 3,138 3 4. Montana 4-0 2,950 4 5. William & Mary (2) 4-0 2,869 5 6. New Hampshire (1) 3-0 2,627 6 7. James Madison 2-1 2,564 7 8. Southern Illinois 2-1 2,386 9 9. McNeese State 3-1 2,241 8 10. Appalachian St. 1-2 2,065 10 11. Weber State 2-2 1,868 11 12. Elon 3-1 1,820 13 13. Central Arkansas 2-1 1,806 12 14. Massachusetts 3-1 1,565 15 15. South Carolina State 3-0 1,559 14 16. South Dakota State 3-0 1,462 17 17. Eastern Washington 3-1 1,073 19 18. Eastern Kentucky 2-1 860 20 19. Cal Poly 1-2 832 16 20. Jacksonville State 2-2 827 22 21. Holy Cross 3-0 772 21 22. Texas State 2-1 684 19 23. Eastern Illinois 4-0 679 24 24. Florida A&M 4-0 473 NR 25. Colgate 4-0 192 NR Others receiving votes: Wofford 148, Furman 124, Liberty 116, Stephen F. Austin 106, Youngstown State 90, Harvard 66, Montana State 66, Maine 64, Grambling 49, Delaware 48, Prairie View A&M 48, Southern 46, South Dakota 42, Northern Arizona 31, Samford 30, Tennessee-Martin 24, Chattanooga 21, Gardner-Webb 20, Winston-Salem State 16, Cornell 14, The Citadel 14, Alabama A&M 13, Jacksonville 8, Albany 6, Western Illinois 5, Butler 4, Dayton 3, Delaware State 3, Princeton 2, VMI 2, Central Connecticut State 1, Georgia Southern 1, Lafayette 1, Mississippi Valley State 1, North Dakota State 1, San Diego 1, Tennessee Tech 1.

Top 25 Schedule

AFCA Division II coaches poll

All Times EDT (Subject to change) Friday, Oct. 2 No. 20 BYU vs. Utah St., 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 No. 3 Alabama at Kentucky, 12:21 p.m. No. 4 LSU at No. 18 Georgia, 3:30 p.m. No. 5 Boise State vs. UC Davis, 9 p.m. No. 6 Virginia Tech at Duke, Noon No. 7 Southern Cal at No. 24 California, 8 p.m. No. 8 Oklahoma at No. 17 Miami, 8 p.m. No. 9 Ohio State at Indiana, 7 p.m. No. 10 Cincinnati at Miami (Ohio), 1 p.m. No. 11 TCU vs. SMU, 8 p.m. No. 12 Houston at UTEP, 9 p.m. No. 13 Iowa vs. Arkansas State, Noon No. 15 Penn State at Illinois, 3:30 p.m. No. 16 Oregon vs. Washington State, 9:15 p.m. No. 21 Mississippi at Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. No. 22 Michigan at Michigan State, Noon No. 25 Georgia Tech at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m.

Harris Top 25 The Top 25 teams in the Harris Interactive College Football Poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 26, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Florida (99) 4-0 2,825 — 2. Texas (4) 4-0 2,711 — 3. Alabama (11) 4-0 2,658 — 4. LSU 4-0 2,413 — 5. Boise State 4-0 2,264 — 6. Virginia Tech 3-1 2,129 — 7. USC 3-1 2,023 — 8. Ohio State 3-1 1,912 — 9. Oklahoma 2-1 1,898 — 10. Cincinnati 4-0 1,700 — 11. TCU 3-0 1,658 — 12. Penn State 3-1 1,135 — 13. Houston 3-0 1,122 — 14. Iowa 4-0 1,102 — 15. Oklahoma State 3-1 1,091 — 16. Kansas 4-0 951 — 17. Georgia 3-1 823 — 18. Mississippi 2-1 804 — 19. BYU 3-1 796 — 20. Michigan 4-0 713 — 21. California 3-1 676 — 22. Miami (FL) 2-1 665 — 23. Oregon 3-1 620 — 24. Nebraska 3-1 409 — 25. Missouri 4-0 404 — Other teams receiving votes: Auburn 366; Georgia Tech 340; South Florida 308; South Carolina 144; Wisconsin 119; Utah 84; UCLA 55; Notre Dame 51; Texas A&M 30; North Carolina 9; Stanford 9; Washington 6; Arizona 5; Indiana 5; Connecticut 4; Southern Miss 3; Florida State 2; Kansas State 2; Minnesota 2; Pittsburgh 2; Iowa State 1; Texas Tech 1.

TSN FCS poll

PHILADELPHIA — The top 25 teams in The Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 27, points and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Richmond (117) 4-0 3,385 1 2. Villanova (13) 4-0 3,242 2 3. Northern Iowa (6) 3-1 3,138 3 4. Montana 4-0 2,950 4 5. William & Mary (2) 4-0 2,869 5 6. New Hampshire (1) 3-0 2,627 6 7. James Madison 2-1 2,564 7 8. Southern Illinois 2-1 2,386 9 9. McNeese State 3-1 2,241 8 10. Appalachian State 1-2 2,065 10 11. Weber State 2-2 1,868 11 12. Elon 3-1 1,820 13 13. Central Arkansas 2-1 1,806 12 14. Massachusetts 3-1 1,565 15 15. South Carolina State 3-0 1,559 14 16. South Dakota State 3-0 1,462 17 17. Eastern Washington 3-1 1,073 19 18. Eastern Kentucky 2-1 860 20 19. Cal Poly 1-2 832 16 20. Jacksonville State 2-2 827 22 21. Holy Cross 3-0 772 21 22. Texas State 2-1 684 19 23. Eastern Illinois 4-0 679 24 24. Florida A&M 4-0 473 NR 25. Colgate 4-0 192 NR Others receiving votes: Wofford 148, Furman 124, Liberty 116, Stephen F. Austin 106, Youngstown State 90, Harvard 66, Montana State 66, Maine 64, Grambling 49, Delaware 48, Prairie View A&M 48, Southern 46, South Dakota 42, Northern Arizona 31, Samford 30, Tennessee-Martin 24, Chattanooga 21, Gardner-Webb 20, Winston-Salem State 16, Cornell 14, The Citadel 14, Alabama A&M 13, Jacksonville 8, Albany 6, Western Illinois 5, Butler 4, Dayton 3, Delaware State 3, Princeton 2, VMI 2, Central Connecticut State 1, Georgia Southern 1, Lafayette 1, Mississippi Valley State 1, North Dakota State 1, San Diego 1, Tennessee Tech 1.

FCS coaches poll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The top 25 teams in the preseason Coaches Football Champi-

Through Sept. 27 Pvs 1. Grand Valley St. (24) 2. Abilene Christian (Tex) 3. North Alabama (1) 4. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 5. Central Washington 6. Northwest Missouri St. 7. Minnesota St.-Mankato 8. Minnesota-Duluth 9. Texas A&M-Kingsville 10. Albany St. (Ga.) 11. Tarleton St. (Texas) 12. Missouri Western St. 13. Tuskegee (Ala.) 14. Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) 15. Charleston (W.Va.) 16. Saginaw Valley (Mich.) 17. Washburn (Kan.) 18. Wayne St. (Neb.) 19. Edinboro (Pa.) 20. Central Missouri 21. Catawba (N.C.) 22. Wayne St. (Mich.) 23. Midwestern St. (Texas) 24. Hillsdale (Mich.) 25. Delta St. (Miss.)

Record

Pts

5-0 5-0 5-0 5-0 5-0 4-1 5-0 4-1 5-0 4-0 5-0 5-0 4-1 4-0 5-0 4-1 4-1 4-1 4-1 4-1 3-1 4-1 4-1 4-1 2-2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 14 18 16 21 20 19 NR 22 24 11 13 NR 17 NR 9

624 587 578 544 534 495 467 454 433 369 355 344 288 273 258 255 180 178 163 158 88 84 71 64 49

AFCA Division III coaches poll Through Sept. 27 Record 1. Mount Union (Ohio) (39) 3-0 2. Wis.-Whitewater (1) 3-0 3. Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) 3-0 4. Wheaton (Ill.) 3-0 5. Wesley (Del.) 4-0 6. St. Johns (Minn.) 4-0 7. Washington & Jefferson 4-0 8. Central (Iowa) 4-0 9. Linfield (Ore.) 3-0 10. Wabash (Ind.) 3-0 11. Case Western Reserve 3-0 12. Monmouth (Ill.) 4-0 13. Otterbein (Ohio) 3-0 14. North Central (Ill.) 2-1 15. St. Thomas (Minn.) 3-0 16. Wis.-La Crosse 3-0 17. Alfred (N.Y.) 4-0 18. Thomas More (Ky.) 3-0 19. Ithaca (N.Y.) 3-1 20. Willamette (Ore.) 3-1 21. Cortland St. (N.Y.) 2-1 22. Franklin (Ind.) 2-1 23. Rensselaer (N.Y.) 3-0 24. Millsaps (Miss.) 3-1 25. Capital (Ohio) 3-0

Pts Pv 999 1 958 2 916 3 861 4 843 5 790 6 732 7 621 11 618 12 612 9 592 10 547 13 511 15 434 16 420 17 379 21 234 23 228 24 226 22 221 25 132 8 124 NR 94 NR 72 NR 69 NR

GOLF

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PGA FedExCup Final Rank Name Points YTD Money 1. Tiger Woods 4000 $10,000,000 2. Phil Mickelson 2920 $3,000,000 3. Steve Stricker 2750 $2,000,000 4. Jim Furyk 2437.5 $1,500,000 5. Sean O’Hair 2200 $1,000,000 6. Zach Johnson 2072.5 $800,000 7. Pad Harrington 2050 $700,000 8. Heath Slocum 1855 $600,000 9. Kenny Perry 1450 $550,000 10. Scott Verplank 1245 $500,000 11. Jason Dufner 855 $300,000 12. Nick Watney 748.333 $290,000 13. Geoff Oglivy 712.5 $280,000 14. Dustin Johnson 700 $270,000 15. Steve Marino 697.5 $250,000 16. Ernie Els 690 $245,000 17. Lucas Glover 660 $240,000 18. Retief Goosen 640 $235,000 19. David Toms 608.333 $230,000 20. Marc Leishman 592.5 $225,000 21. Brian Gay 572.5 $220,000 22. Jerry Kelly 570 $215,000 23. Y.E. Yang 565 $210,000 24. John Senden 560 $205,000 25. Angel Cabrera 558.333 $200,000 26. Kevin Na 545 $195,000 27. Hunter Mahan 515 $190,000 28. Stewart Cink 505 $185,000 29. Mike Weir 497.5 $180,000 30. Luke Donald 457.5 $175,000 Did not advance to fourth playoff event 31. Ian Poulter 1,532 $2,431,001 32. Mark Wilson 1,438 $1,796,089 33. Brandt Snedeker 1,435 $1,408,070 34. Rory Sabbatini 1,426 $2,607,791 35. Anthony Kim 1,420 $1,972,155 36. Tim Clark 1,395 $1,988,874 37. Charley Hoffman 1,393 $1,743,725 38. Sergio Garcia 1,379 $1,212,522 39. Justin Leonard 1,371 $1,740,678 40. Matt Kuchar 1,364 $1,295,493 41. Bill Haas 1,362 $1,301,018 42. Camilo Villegas 1,336 $1,804,981 43. Robert Allenby 1,326 $1,890,946 44. Kevin Sutherland 1,276 $1,218,605 45. John Rollins 1,266 $2,229,408 46. Pat Perez 1,233 $1,642,260 47. Ryan Moore 1,215 $1,974,171 48. Jason Day 1,213 $1,251,219 49. Charles Howell III 1,202 $1,687,361

50. Bo Van Pelt 1,195 $1,710,785 51. Davis Love III 1,166 $1,520,401 52. Paul Casey 1,161 $2,582,181 53. Bubba Watson 1,140 $1,430,244 54. Paul Goydos 1,120 $1,607,858 55. Stephen Ames 1,102 $1,242,288 56. Charlie Wi 1,101 $1,363,036 57. Fredrik Jacobson 1,087 $1,040,836 58. Brian Davis 1,045 $1,711,743 59. Chad Campbell 1,043 $1,329,221 60. John Mallinger 1,037 $1,689,340 61. Ben Crane 996 $1,469,685 62. Webb Simpson 986 $996,974 63. Nathan Green 910 $1,386,657 64. Bryce Molder 894 $1,207,461 65. Woody Austin 892 $1,137,331 66. Jonathan Byrd 888 $1,150,471 67. Jeff Overton 880 $1,089,946 68. Jason Bohn 876 $1,019,246 69. J.B. Holmes 843 $1,219,534 70. Bob Estes 824 $1,079,929 Did not advance to third playoff event 71. Brett Quigley 812 $1,367,103 72. D.A. Points 808 $1,030,156 73. Boo Weekley 802 $1,107,448 74. Mathew Goggin 782 $1,108,057 75. John Merrick 762 $1,420,392 76. Kevin Streelman 758 $902,617 77. Greg Owen 756 $666,839 78. Troy Matteson 754 $524,614 79. Lee Janzen 738 $871,187 80. Briny Baird 733 $1,168,784 81. Vijay Singh 719 $1,276,815 82. Scott McCarron 719 $962,319 83. J.J. Henry 709 $1,122,205 84. Fred Couples 709 $1,187,671 85. Justin Rose 704 $816,718 86. Michael Letzig697 $896,478 87. Greg Chalmers 696 $960,661 88. Scott Piercy 683 $835,316 89. Tim Petrovic 655 $1,012,066 90. Jeff Klauk 645 $1,036,038 91. Rich S. Johnson 599 $661,653 92. Rod Pampling 592 $782,297 93. Ted Purdy 580 $788,492 94. James Nitties 560 $853,292 95. Kevin Stadler 557 $873,614 96. D.J. Trahan 549 $883,358 97. Daniel Chopra549 $774,303 98. Cam Beckman 521 $695,644 99. Nick O’Hern 512 $702,759 100. Ryuji Imada 504 $697,112 Did not advance to second playoff event 101. K.J. Choi 492 $947,506 102. Ben Curtis 491 $761,374 103. Chris Riley 489 $541,157 104. Harrison Frazar 483 $542,685 105. George McNeill 480 $656,020 106. Matt Bettencourt 463 $717,677 107. Bill Lunde 444 $579,461 108. Michael Allen 440 $689,166 109. Robert Garrigus 433 $551,266 110. Adam Scott 432 $754,810 111. Aaron Baddeley 431 $782,115 112. James Driscoll 428 $807,578 113. Jeff Quinney 425 $687,427 114. Tim Herron 421 $498,122 115. Vaughn Taylor 416 $519,282 116. Alex Cejka 416 $768,624 117. Mark Calcav. 411 $757,266 118. Chris DiMarco 391 $473,994 119. Steve Flesch 389 $657,052 120. Chris Stroud 379 $533,890 121. Joe Ogilvie 377 $540,850 122. David Mathis 377 $364,959 123. Todd Hamilton 369 $570,445 124. Roland Thatcher 364 $643,820 125. Jeff Maggert 363 $611,316 126. Matt Jones 353 $560,253 127. Ken Duke 352 $359,853 128. Rich Beem 347 $610,600 129. Corey Pavin 334 $436,374 130. Tom Watson 330 $732,603 131. Charles Warren 330 $464,927 132. Andres Romero 329 $619,875 133. Rocco Mediate 327 $406,657 134. Ryan Palmer 324 $423,770 135. Cliff Kresge 319 $464,401 136. Aron Price 317 $456,271 137. Brendon de Jonge 315 $509,045 138. Nicholas Thompson 315 $408,449 139. Michael Bradley 306 $689,147 140. Tommy Armour III 302 $494,864 141. Stuart Appleby 302 $529,475 142. Ricky Barnes 300 $653,937 143. Spencer Levin 295 $465,965 144. Will MacKenzie 292 $558,508

HOCKEY

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NHL preseason EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division New Jersey N.Y. Rangers N.Y. Islanders Philadelphia Pittsburgh

W 3 3 2 2 1

L OT Pts GF GA 0 1 7 9 6 3 1 7 21 19 4 1 5 18 21 3 1 5 12 16 4 1 3 16 24

Northeast Division W 6 5 4 4 2

Toronto Boston Buffalo Montreal Ottawa

L OT Pts GF GA 3 0 12 33 27 2 1 11 20 21 1 1 9 20 17 2 1 9 15 18 4 0 4 13 11

Southeast Division W 4 4 4 2 2

Tampa Bay Florida Washington Atlanta Carolina

L OT Pts GF GA 1 2 10 20 17 3 0 8 16 16 2 0 8 20 15 3 1 5 14 22 2 0 4 13 13

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W 4 4 4 3 1

Columbus St. Louis Nashville Detroit Chicago

L OT Pts GF GA 3 1 9 28 24 1 1 9 21 10 2 0 8 22 16 4 1 7 21 24 2 1 3 8 15

Northwest Division W 7 4 3 3 2

Vancouver Edmonton Calgary Colorado Minnesota

L OT Pts GF GA 0 2 16 31 20 3 1 9 24 22 2 2 8 23 24 3 0 6 15 18 4 0 4 11 16

Pacific Division Anaheim Los Angeles Phoenix San Jose Dallas

W 5 4 3 3 3

L OT Pts GF GA 3 0 10 19 26 3 1 9 26 23 2 3 9 23 23 3 1 7 20 20 4 0 6 14 22

Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss or shootout loss.

Sunday’s Games Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 3 Detroit 4, Pittsburgh 1 Tampa Bay 5, Atlanta 1 Nashville 4, Columbus 2 Buffalo 7, Toronto 6 Edmonton 5, Vancouver 4, OT Anaheim 5, Los Angeles 4

Monday’s Games

ATP Malaysian Open Monday At Putra Stadium Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $947,750 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles First Round

Brendan Evans, United States, def. Michael Yani, United States, 6-3, 6-4. Taylor Dent, United States, def. Andrey Golubev, Russia, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, def. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5).

Doubles First Round Stephen Huss, Australia, and Scott Lipsky, United States, def. Christophe Rochus, Belgium, and Martin Vassallo Arguello, Argentina, 6-4, 6-3. Rohan Bopanna, India, and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, def. Simon Aspelin, Sweden, and Paul Hanley, Australia, 6-3, 6-4.

ATP Thailand Open Monday At Impact Arena Bangkok, Thailand Purse: $608,500 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles First Round Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-4, 7-6 (7). John Isner (8), United States, def. Kittipong Wachiramanowong, Thailand, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5).

Doubles First Round Benjamin Becker, Germany, and Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, def. Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana, Thailand, 6-3, 2-6, 10-3 tiebreak. Marat Safin, Russia, and Gilles Simon, France, def. Jeff Coetzee and Rik de Voest (4), South Africa, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 10-4.

TRANSACTIONS

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BASEBALL American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Purchased the contract of LHP Dustin Richardson from Pawtucket (IL). Designated OF Chris Carter for assignment. CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with OF Angel Hernandez, LHP Alexander Joseph, INF Jairo Kelly, INF Jorge Martinez, INF Luigy Rodriguez, RHP Amiro Santana, RHP Juan Santana, RHP Yan Carlos Caripa, C Juan Carlos DelaCruz, INF Richard Delgado, RHP Nietzer Jimenez, RHP Alejandro Rivas, C Gustavo Rojas, LHP Jonathan Cedeno and C Franklin Moreno on minor league contracts.

American Association FORT WORTH CATS—Released OF Wally Backman, Jr.

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Signed G Antonio Anderson and F Stephen Graham. LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Signed F Tony Gaffney, F David Monds, F Mickael Gelebale and F Michael Fey. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Signed F Brandon Bowman, G Dionte Christmas, G Sean Singletary and F Stromile Swift. FOOTBALL Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS—Acquired DB Byron Parker from Toronto for future considerations. Signed DL Jerome Haywood and LB Frantz Joseph.

HOCKEY National Hockey League ATLANTA THRASHERS—Released G Manny Legace and F Dan Fritsche. BOSTON BRUINS—Assigned F Zach Hamill and F Brad Marchand to Providence (AHL). CALGARY FLAMES—Announced the retirement of F Theo Fleury. CAROLINA HURRICANES—Assigned C Brandon Sutter and D Jamie McBain to Albany (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Traded a 2010 third-round draft pick to Calgary for D Anton Stralman. Assigned D John Moore to Kitchener (OHL) and D Grant Clitsome, Nick Holden and David Liffiton and F Maksim Mayorov, Stefan Legein and Tom Sestito to Syracuse (AHL). Placed F Derek MacKenzie and D Jonathan Sigalet on waivers for the purpose of assignment to Syracuse. DETROIT RED WINGS—Assigned RW Jeremy Williams, D Doug Janik, G Thomas McCollum, D Andy Delmore, D Jakub Kindl, D Logan Pyett, F Evan McGrath, F Jan Mursak, F Kris Newbury, F Francis Pare and F Mattias Ritola to Grand Rapids (AHL). EDMONTON OILERS—Assigned G Devan Dubnyk, D Taylor Chorney, C Rob Schremp and LW Kip Brennan to Springfield (AHL) and C Jordan Eberle to Regina (WHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS—Assigned G Jonathan Bernier, D Thomas Hickey and RW Kevin Westgarth to Manchester (AHL). Returned C Brayden Schenn to Brandon (WHL). MINNESOTA WILD—Assigned LW Colton Gillies to Houston (AHL). NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Reassigned F Nick Spaling to Milwaukee (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS—Reassigned F Ryan Hillier and F Tomas Zaborsky to Hartford (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS—Assigned C Zack Smith to Binghamton (AHL). PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed LW Ryan Hollweg to a one-year contract. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Placed RW Adam Hall, RW Brandon Bochenski and C Ryan Craig on waivers. Released C Brett McLean. VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Assigned D Nolan Baumgartner, D Nathan McIver, C Alexandre Bolduc, C Mario Bliznak, RW Guillame Desbiens, RW Michael Grabner, RW Matt Pope, G Cory Schneider to Manitoba (AHL). COLLEGE BIG TEN CONFERENCE—Suspended Ohio State S Kurt Coleman one game for a helmet-to-helmet hit and targeting a defenseless opponent during a Sept. 26 game against Illinois. ALBANY, N.Y.—Named Brent Wilson director of men’s basketball operations. BRADLEY—Named Sean Lyons assistant baseball coach. DELAWARE—Named Vince Maximo and Brendan Heron assistant tennis coaches. MEREDITH—Announced the resignation of women’s tennis coach Rachel Gale. MINNESOTA—Suspended DE Cedric McKinley and S Tim Dandridge for games for violating team rules and policies.

Tappara (Finland) 3, Florida 2, SO Chicago 9, HC Davos (Switzerland) 2

Today’s Games St. Louis vs. Linkoping HC (Sweden) at Linkoping, Sweden, 1 p.m. Chicago vs. ZSC Lions (Switzerland) at Zurich, Switzerland, 2:15 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

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Panthers want positive change BY GREER SMITH ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER

HIGH POINT – Craig Cozart continues to strive to be a man of change when it comes to the High Point University baseball program. Change as coaching the program into one that can post winning records, something it hasn’t done since 1990. Change as being so serious about the program that he and his coaching staff helped court a donor into ponying up $2 million to build an indoor practice facility that Cozart says is vital for the Panthers to become competitive. Change as in instilling a different attitude among his players, even if they finished 21-32. “As far as the win total, we were not satisfied,” Cozart said. “As far as the changes we need to make in the program – the way we played the game – I was satisfied with that. There had to be a perception change with our players about with our players about what we are, and I was pleased with that.” Cozart saw a glimpse of the winning culture that he wants to establish over a seven-day span last April that was the highlight of HPU’s season. First, the Panthers shocked then fourthranked North Carolina. Then after a loss to Virginia Tech, they won two games in a three games series against highly regarded Big South foe Coastal Carolina. They capped the run by beating Wake Forest to claim another win over an Atlantic Coast Conference foe. “What (UNC) has built is amazing,” Cozart said. “It went a long way to showing out players hear what we are capable of doing here. Does that mean we’re going to compete for a national championship year-in and year-out? Certainly not. But it does show

that we can be competitive against a nationally ranked team. “It showed the players that the system that we put into place will allow us to be competitive if we can execute.” To Cozart’s dismay, the Panthers lost 11 of the next 13 to finish the regular season at 19-30. HPU won two games in the Big South tournament for the first time ever before bowing out to end the season at 2132. “We had some nice wins last year. But we haven’t played .500 ball since 1990 and we don’t want to just play .500 ball. We want to compete for Big South championships and go to the NCAA tournament. “Now that our guys understand what the expectations are on and off the field, the next step is to create a culture of winning. That’s takes great talent and that takes great belief.” Cozart hopes the new practice facility will help attract talented players and then will help in speeding player development. “The talent we’re competing for expects that kind of facility and it will allow us to (speed up) the development of players. Without the building, it might take us 3-4 years to develop a player to his potential. With the building, it might take 2-3 years.” One major area that the Panthers need shoring up is pitching depth, Cozart said. “We’re very thin on the mound,” he explained. “And when you get in a tournament situation, you need depth. You look at Carolina or Coastal Carolina, if they gave a guy go down, they’ll have another guy come in who is pretty darn good. We’ve got to get to get quality depth on our bench and quality depth on our staff.” gsmith@hpe.com | 888-3519

HPU women stand ninth in tourney SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE

GREENSBORO – The High Point University women’s golf team sits in ninth place out of 10 teams with a combined score of 653 after the second round of the UNCG Starmount tournament at the Starmount Country Club on Monday. HPU junior Leahanna Newton shot 82 to finish tied for 39th with a twoday score of 159 (77-82). Freshman Jessica Neese is tied for 43rd at 161 (7784). Freshman Maggie Sahms finished tied for 50th with a 36-hole score of 166 (79-87). Sophomore Chelsea Clendenin matched Newton for HPU’s low round of the day with an 82 to move in to 54th place with a total score of 170 (88-82) and freshman Carolyn Chandler finished tied for 61st after ending the day with a two-day score of 176 (85-91). Sophomore Laura Reynolds turned in the best round of the day

with a 77 to lead three HPU golfers competing as individuals. Reynolds is tied for 41st after two rounds with a score of 160 (83-77). Freshmen Danielle Lamy and Kristina Wagner are tied for 55th with identical scores of 171 after shooting 84 and 83, respectively. Campbell holds the team lead after two rounds, posting a combined score of 585. The Camels hold a five-stroke lead on UNC Greensboro. UNC Wilmington moved into third place at 605 after shooting 302. James Madison fell to forth with a two-day score of 607, one stroke ahead of N.C. State at 608. Campbell’s Mary Mattson continues to lead for the individual medal, shooting a 69 on the second-day to open a five stroke lead with a 36-hole score of 140. UNC Wilmington’s Ashley Tait moved into second with a one-over 72 on the day. The final round is set for today.

Branch captures Holly Ridge ladies title ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT

ARCHDALE – Jeanie Branch captured the Holly Ridge Ladies Golf Championship on Monday. Beth Smith finished second. In first flight, Shirley Weed won with Louise

Joyce second. Margaret Smith captured second flight with Barbara Gesse second. Closest to the pin winners were Branch at No. 3, Sandy McCollick at No. 8, Susan Halker at No. 11 and Barbara Hinshaw at No. 16.

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The car of Joey Logano (20) rolls over at the start of a wreck with Reed Sorenson (43), Robby Gordon (7) and Martin Truex Jr. (1) during the AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race on Sunday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. No one was seriously injured in the crash.

Johnson assails NASCAR record books BY JENNA FRYER AP AUTO RACING WRITER

CHARLOTTE – Oh boy, another easy victory for Jimmie Johnson. Just what NASCAR didn’t need in its bid to use an exciting championship race to spark its sagging ratings. With a runaway win Sunday at Dover International Raceway, Johnson stepped up and practically dared the competition to wrestle the Sprint Cup from his grasp. He’s going for a record fourth straight championship, and is prepared to embarrass the 11 drivers in his way. That dominance is annoying to fans and aggravating to the Chase for the championship contenders. It’s also pretty darn amazing. So instead of complaining about the monotony of another Johnson title march, why not pause to recognize his assault on the record books? “I’m pretty sure that dude’s Superman,” said teammate Mark Martin. But for some bizarre reason, his accomplishments aren’t properly appreciated. Someday, long after he’s retired, fans may finally ac-

knowledge Johnson as one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. For now, though, it’s easier to gripe about his success and blame him for a lack of drama in the madefor-excitement Chase. After narrowly missing the title in 2004 and 2005, the first two years of the Chase format, Johnson has been unstoppable. He won five races in 2006, and finished no lower than second in five consecutive Chase races to win his first title. He followed it up with a 10-win 2007 season that included four straight wins in the Chase. His average finish of 5.0 that year beat teammate Jeff Gordon, who averaged a 5.1 finish to lose the championship to his one-time protege. Last year was another amazing rout – three Chase wins and an improbable second-place finish at Atlanta that sucked the air out of Carl Edwards’ impressive challenge. It gave Johnson his third title, tying him with Cale Yarborough as the first driver to win three straight in NASCAR history. Yarborough, by the way, did it 30 years earlier. Yet nobody outside of Johnson and his No. 48 team has much of an interest in watching him roll to

another championship. Why would they? Fans grow to loathe a winner. They root against the New York Yankees, the Dallas Cowboys and Duke basketball. So when Johnson crushed the field Sunday to sweep Dover (for a second time in eight years) you could almost hear the collective groan in the Cup garage and living rooms across America. “It makes you feel a little sick,” said Edwards, the popular preseason pick to dethrone Johnson. Only Edwards finished 11th and dropped to 11th in the standings, a hole too steep to climb from if Johnson is the hunted. What’s bizarre is that Johnson isn’t even leading the points. Nope, that honor goes to sentimental favorite Martin, his 50-year-old teammate who has never won a NASCAR title. Johnson, though, is a mere 10 points behind and headed this weekend to Kansas, where he’s the defending race winner. Everybody knows he’ll run well on Sunday. Everybody knows crew chief Chad Knaus has been saving something for these final 10 races, and everybody knows Johnson turns it up a notch at title time.

HPCA, Ragsdale net volleyball wins ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS

Trinity hosts High Point Andrews on Wednesday.

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matches for Westchester CD (11-2).

GOLF CALDWELL 3, WESTCHESTER 2

HPCA DEF. ELON SCHOOL ELON COLLEGE – High Point Christian Academy rolled past Elon School for a 25-7, 25-10, 25-9 victory on Monday. The Cougars improved to 20-2 overall and stayed unbeaten in conference play. Bethany Gesell led HPCA with 11 kills, seven digs and six aces. Meredith Morris added five kills, five digs, three blocks and two aces. Megan Fary collected 25 assists and five digs, while Kathryn Cox had six kills. HPCA plays at Calvary Baptist on Friday.

HIGH POINT – Westchester couldn’t rally from two goals behind and fell to Caldwell Academy 3-2 on Monday. Sloan Tucker and Jose Valencia scored goals for the Wildcats (73-2) Valencia had an assist.

E. FORSYTH 5, RAGSDALE 1 KERNERSVILLE – Arnie Unterhalt scored the only goal for Ragsdale in a 5-1 loss to East Forsyth on Monday. Rasgdale (5-6-2) hosts Southeast Guilford today.

TENNIS WHEATMORE 9, ATKINS 0

RAGSDALE DEF. MCMICHAEL JAMESTOWN – Gretchen Hemm recorded 22 kills, 15 service points and seven blocks as Ragsdale defeated McMichael 25-15, 25-23, 13-25, 27-25 on Monday night. Kathryn Carter added 37 assists for the Tigers (10-5). Ciera Jackson finished with 10 kills and five blocks for Ragsdale. Ragsdale plays at East Forsyth today.

TRINITY – Wheatmore cruised to a 9-0 victory over Atkins on Monday. The Warriors (5-4, 4-0 conference) won three matches by forfeit. Singles winners for the Warriors were Heather Griffin, Ashton Allen, Jessica VanLeuvan and Lane Vecellio. Griffin-VanLeuvan and Nicole Prince-Laurel Idol won in doubles for Wheatmore. Wheatmore visits Trinity on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

SOCCER WETSCHESTER 6, SALEM 0 TRINITY 6, RANDLEMAN 0 HIGH POINT – Josh Berry fashioned a hat trick as Trinity stopped Randleman 6-0 in PAC6 2A Conference action on Monday. Ryan Warren, Josh Gross and Willie Porano each scored once for the Bulldogs (7-1-3). Kirby Graves and Josh Graves each had assists.

HIGH POINT – Westchester swept the singles matches against Salem before all of the doubles action was rained out Monday at Willow Creek. Katie Rice, Elizabeth Coughlin, Kristen McDowell, Caroline Owings, Olivia Greeson and Alex Simpson captured the singles

AT PINE KNOLLS CC HIGH POINT – Ragsdale carded 114 for a 13-shot victory in a Piedmont Triad 4A match on Monday at Pine Knolls Country Club. Laura Chang of the Tigers took medalist honors with an even par 35. Lilly Crane shot 38 and Sandy Chang shot 40 to post the other counting scores for Ragsdale. Northwest Guilford was second at 127, followed by Southwest Guilford (133), High Point Central (145) and East Forsyth (158). Gabby Phillips (41), Sara Admas (41) and Paige Lummer (51) were the counting scorers for the Cowgirls. Breanna Byrd led the Bison with a 43. Katerina Canter, Mari Norcross and Laura Galianti each shot 51 to tie for second-best among the Central contingent.

AT PINEWOODS CC ASHEBORO – Providence Grove captured Monday’s six-team match at Pinewoods Country Club. Providence Grove shot 146, followed by East Davidson at 158, Southwestern Randolph at 159, Asheboro at 161, Eastern Randolph at 162 and Ledford at 167. Andrea Robbins of Providence Grove was medalist at 36. For East, Katie Nance carded 40 to finish second overall, while Ashley Hoover shot 57, Paige Byrd shot 61 and Brianna Burton carded 62. For Ledford, Morgan Brock recorded 53, while Brittany Deal and Carissa Davis had 57s.

Braves hook Marlins, creep closer to Rockies THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

ished off the Marlins, who dropped Roche set a career high for hits in 51⁄2 games behind the Rockies and can going 5 for 5 and scoring four runs. ATLANTA – Jair Jurrjens pitched do no better than tie for the wild card. The Dodgers’ magic number reseven outstanding innings, Chipmained two. per Jones homered and the Atlanta PIRATES 11, DODGERS 1 Braves beat Florida 4-0 Monday PITTSBURGH – Andy LaRoche TWINS-TIGERS POSTPONED night for their 15th win in 17 games, homered twice, doubled twice and DETROIT – The scheduled game a stretch that has lifted them into singled, driving in six runs as last- between Minnesota and Detroit has playoff contention with less than a place Pittsburgh again prevented been postponed because of rain. The week to go in the regular season. Los Angeles from clinching the NL game will be made up today as part The Braves closed within two games West with an 11-1 romp Monday. of a day-night doubleheader. The of idle Colorado in the NL wild-card Zach Duke pitched shutout ball first game will start at 12:05 p.m., race with six remaining. Florida’s into the ninth inning against a with the nightcap at 7:05 p.m. Dethird loss in four games all but fin- patchwork Dodgers lineup. La- troit leads the AL Central by two.


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EVAN AGUILAR

CAROLINE BREWER

TARIQ CAMP

MOLLY SHANK

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School: High Point Central Sports played: Football, baseball, swimming Family: Mom Patricia Hutchinson, dad Joe Aguilar, brother Alex, sister Caity Hutchinson Waugh Favorite restaurants: La Ha, Tokyo Express Favorite foods: Chicken, steak, shrimp Favorite class: Weight Training Favorite TV shows: Family Guy, SportsCenter Favorite movie: Remember the Titans Favorite musical group or singer: Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco Favorite sports teams: North Carolina Tar Heels, Carolina Panthers Favorite athlete: Adrian Peterson Biggest rival: Andrews Favorite memory playing sports: Beating Andrews in football my senior year Role model: Matt Waugh Celebrity dream dates: Miley Cyrus, Megan Fox Hobbies: Hanging out with friends Future goals: Four-year college If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Give back, invest.

School: High Point Christian Sport played: Tennis Family: Mom Cheri, brother Clayton Favorite restaurants: The Plaza Cafe, La Hacienda Favorite foods: Rice, tomatoes, okra Foods to avoid: Spicy foods Favorite teachers: Mr. Padgett, Mr. Capps Favorite TV show: The Mentalist Favorite movies: The Princess Bride, Happy Feet Favorite musical group or singer: Nickel Creek Favorite athlete: Rafael Nadal Biggest rival: Westchester Favorite memory playing sports: Beating Westchester to take first place at conference tournament in 2007 Role model: My grandfather, Tom Broadwater Three words that best describe me: Musical, compassionate, outgoing Celebrity dream date: Simon Baker Dream vacation: Barcelona Hobbies: Music, tennis If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Donate some to foster children and schools, and keep some for my enjoyment.

School: Thomasville Sport played: Football Family: Mother Nicole, sister Kendra, grandmother Diana Favorite restaurant: Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Diner Favorite foods: Chinese Foods to avoid: Celery Favorite class: Physical Science Favorite TV shows: ESPN Favorite movie: The Last Dragon Favorite musical group or singer: The Commodores Favorite sports team: UNC, Lakers, 49ers Favorite athlete: Kobe Bryant Biggest rivals: Lexington, Albemarle Favorite memory playing sports: Winning state championship junior year Role model: Grandmother Three words that best describe me: Wise, silly, talented Celebrity dream date: Stacey Dash Dream vacation: Going to China Hobbies: Hanging out, playing basketball Future goals: Biomedical sciences or sports journalism If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Buy a bowling alley and travel.

School: High Point Central Sports played: Golf and soccer Family: Jeff, Mary Rita, sister Katie, dog Myrtle Favorite restaurant: Moeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Southwest Grill Favorite foods: Chicken parmesan Foods to avoid: Peas Favorite teacher/class: Ms. Russo, the Theory of Knowledge Favorite TV show: House Favorite movie: The Sound of Music Favorite musical group or singer: Coldplay Favorite sports team: Manchested United Favorite athlete: Wayne Rooney Biggest rival: Southwest Guilford Favorite memory playing sports: Winning the CESA club soccer tournament in doubleovertime Role model: My sister, Katie Celebrity dream date: Jude Law Dream vacation: England Hobbies: Reading Future goals: Go to college and study abroad If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Buy a puppy.

School: Ragsdale Sport played: Soccer Family: Dad Matthew, mom Linda, brother Kyle Favorite restaurants: Carter Brothers, Olive Garden Favorite foods: Peach pie, banana pudding Foods to avoid: Anything green Favorite teachers: Mr. Wynn, Mr. Ralph, trainer Dave Cuthrell Favorite TV shows: The Soup, SportsCenter Favorite movie: Pirates of the Carribean Favorite music: Guns Nâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Roses Favorite sports teams: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Braves, Carolina Hurricanes Favorite athlete: David Beckham Biggest rival: Trinity Favorite memory playing sports: Starting my first game at Ragsdale Role model: My uncle, USAF Reserve Lt. Col. Jim Lackey Three words that best describe me: Very laid back Celebrity date: Heidi Klum Dream vacation: Italy Hobbies: Pool, video games Future goals: Airline pilot If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Buy a plane and travel around the world.

Bucs bench QB Leftwich, start Johnson TAMPA, Fla. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers have benched starting quarterback Byron Leftwich and replaced him with second-year pro Josh Johnson. Coach Raheem Morris made the move Monday, a day after the Bucs fell to 0-3 while gaining just 86 yards total offense in a 24-0 loss to the New York Giants. Leftwich completed 7 of 16 passes for 22 yards and one interception. Johnson played one fourth-quarter series, completing 4 of 10 passes for 36 yards and leading a drive that stalled on downs at New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 5-yard line.

Favre will be in purple â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and some pink â&#x20AC;&#x201C; vs. Pack EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Brett Favre will be in purple to face the Packers for the first time next week. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll also be wearing a little bit of pink. The NFL is honoring breast cancer awareness in October. Favre is one of four Vikings who will use pink equipment during Mondayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s game against Green Bay at the Metrodome, according to league spokesman Brian McCarthy. Chad Greenway, Chester Taylor and Antoine Winfield are the others. Designated players throughout the NFL will be wearing pink cleats, wristbands, gloves, sideline hats and captain patches during October. Favre will be facing his old team for the first time on Monday night.

Victory boosts Pirates GREENVILLE (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; East Carolina has given Skip Holtz a reason to smile again. A two-game losing streak is history, and now Holtz hopes his Pirates continue to make progress this week when they visit Marshall. Holtz said Monday that the morale was positive even during a two-game losing streak to West Virginia and North Carolina. But beating Central Florida last week was â&#x20AC;&#x153;a nice boost and shot in the arm to get a win.â&#x20AC;? East Carolina (2-2) is perfect at home this season but is winless in two road games and in recent years, the Pirates have had trouble playing in Huntington, W.Va. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re 1-1 there since the Thundering Herd joined Conference USA in 2005, including a 26-7 loss two years ago when Holtzâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s team could have clinched its first East Division title but â&#x20AC;&#x153;Marshall was 1-8 and kind of beat our brains in.â&#x20AC;? Holtz hopes his offense, led by sixth-year senior Patrick Pinkney, finally has things on track. Pinkney was 27 of 40 for 293 yards with a touchAP FILE down and an interception East Carolina quarterback Patrick Pinkney (15) looks to lead the Pirates to victory on in the 19-14 victory over Saturday at Marshall. The Pirates are coming off a hard-fought 19-14 victory over UCF, a significant step Central Florida. ECU has struggled in previous trips to Huntington, W. Va., going 1-1 forward for a quarterback there since the Thundering Herd joined Conference USA in 2005. who came under fire for

erratic play in the two losses. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if it was a turnaround for Patrick Pinkney as much as progress,â&#x20AC;? Holtz said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I thought Patrick did a nice job managing the game. From a performance standpoint, we just have to keep improving.â&#x20AC;? The offense had its first 400-yard performance of the year, rolling up 403 yards against the Knights, but produced only one touchdown and two field goals in five trips inside the red zone â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a lack of production Holtz called â&#x20AC;&#x153;probably the Achillesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; heel.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;If we could have pushed the ball into the end zone from the red zone, we could have had a chance to empty the bench in that game,â&#x20AC;? Holtz said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;From an offensive standpoint, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the thing we have to shore up right now.â&#x20AC;? Holtz also hinted at working other players into the mix at tailback, where Jonathan Williams has two fumbles in his last handful of carries. With leading rusher Dominique Lindsay â&#x20AC;&#x153;kind of doubtfulâ&#x20AC;? with a right shoulder injury, Holtz indicated Kentucky transfer Brandon Jackson and junior-college transfer Giavanni Ruffin could gain additional playing time.

N.C. Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wilson leads ACC weekly honors list GREENSBORO (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; N.C. State quarterback Russell Wilson headlines the weekly honors from the ACC. The sophomore was named offensive back of the week after throwing four touchdown passes for the third straight game, this time helping the Wolfpack rally past Pittsburgh for a 38-31 win. Virginia Tech had three players honored Monday after its win against Miami. Tackle Blake DeChristopher

was named co-offensive lineman of the week, end Jason Worilds was named top defensive lineman and running back Ryan Williams was named rookie of the week. Georgia Techâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sean Bedford shared honors with DeChristopher, while teammate Morgan Burnett was named top defensive back. Florida State cornerback Greg Reid was named specialist of the week.

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NEW YORK (AP) – A burst of corporate dealmaking is giving investors a shot of confidence about the economy. Stock indexes rose more than 1 percent Monday to post their biggest gains in about a month, breaking a three-day slide. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 124 points, recouping much of what it lost last week. Large acquisitions from Abbott Laboratories and Xerox Corp. vaulted shares of drugmakers and technology companies higher, and the buying spread to other parts of the market as investors hoped that the $6 billion-plus deals could be a sign that deal activity is finally picking up a year after the financial system nearly froze. A resumption of corporate takeover deals would represent an important milepost in the economy’s recovery. Companies had grown

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Corporate deals give big boost to Dow

PERCENT RETURN CHG YTD 1YR 3YR* 5YR*

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+5.8 +10.3 +6.4 +5.0

-6.3 +1.6

INDEX

YEST

S&P 500 Frankfurt DAX London FTSE 100 Hong Kong Hang Seng Paris CAC-40 Tokyo Nikkei 225

1062.98 5736.31 5165.70 20588.41 3825.00 10009.52

CHG

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YTD

+18.60 +154.90 +83.50 -435.99 +85.86 -256.46

+1.78% +2.78% +1.64% -2.07% +2.30% -2.50%

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2071.36 29401.99 61316.62 11338.72

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+2.75% +2.23% +1.59% +1.13%

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s s s s

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1675.55 2629.25 4676.90 7284.61 195.04

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+49.01% +49.26% +27.81% +58.66% +75.84%

311.90 2490.19 1242.49 6289.27 23478.43 24993.96 913.55

+6.27 +27.75 +24.79 +52.36 +375.69 +49.13 +13.68

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so worried in the past year that they were hesitant to part with cash and often had trouble lining up financing. “It’s encouraging to all investors when you see companies buy because basically what that says is they’re in a more aggressive mode as opposed to being in the fetal position,” said Mark Coffelt, portfolio manager at Empiric Funds in Austin, Texas. According to preliminary calculations, the Dow rose 124.17, or 1.3 percent, to 9,789.36, its biggest gain in more than a month. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 18.60, or 1.8 percent, to 1,062.98, and the Nasdaq composite index rose 39.82, or 1.9 percent, to 2,130.74. Four stocks rose for every one that fell on the New York Stock Exchange, where volume came to 979.3 million shares compared with 1.2 billion Friday.

Buenos Aires Merval Mexico City Bolsa Sao Paolo Bovespa Toronto S&P/TSX ASIA Seoul Composite Singapore Straits Times Sydney All Ordinaries Taipei Taiex Shanghai Shanghai B EUROPE / AFRICA Amsterdam Brussels Madrid Zurich Milan Johannesburg Stockholm

Foreign Exchange The dollar rose against the euro and the pound Monday as several corporate deals reassured investors about the economy, while markets await a key U.S. jobs report due later in the week.

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-.0069 -.0048 -.0074 -.17 -.0370

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%CHG.

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+.26% -.47% -.45% -.42% -.40%

4.2103 6.6270 9.6091 8.1699 1.1426

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1.1482 +.0045 6.8280 +.0001 7.7503 -.0000 47.808 -.0000 1.4185 -.0011 1186.00 +.000007 32.44 -.0000

+.52% 1.4454 +.07% 6.8325 -.00% 7.7501 -.00% 50.525 -.16% 1.5144 +.83% 1333.00 -.00% 33.78

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YTD Div Last Chg %Chg 0.34 21.88 +.40 +63.4 1.52 64.54 +1.55 +12.1 0.40 16.76 +.39 +3.5 1.84e 39.67 +.42 +6.4 ... 498.53 +6.05 +62.0 ... 21.38 +.44 +67.7 0.40 23.04 +.07 +35.8 0.32 47.88 +.86 +31.9 0.90 27.26 +.41 +18.4 0.40 13.97 +.24 +82.4 0.56 19.74 +.37 +34.7 2.20 119.33 -1.75 +41.8 0.20 44.81 +1.16 +43.9 1.50f 49.62 +.53 +13.2 2.40 58.47 +.77 +10.9 ... 3.49 +.12 +107.7 ... 66.64 +.82 +3.5 0.64 25.74 +.50 +12.2 0.12 30.55 +1.67 +39.4 1.04f 19.36 +.55 +27.5 0.04 25.78 +1.67 +36.8 0.36 21.25 +.20 -1.3 2.20f 57.17 +.22 -8.1 1.52 32.03 +.78 +5.4

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2960771

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1382776

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1237376

17.22

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1095791

106.32

+1.87

762674

15.08

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Yesterday's Change % close

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3.16

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-20.4

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2.81

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-15.6

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4.12

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3.36

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-12.5

AspectMed

11.96

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2.74

+.79

+40.5

37.77

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4.25

GandrMt

5.10

GenTek

Losers

-1.29

2.97

Yesterday's volume* Close

Gainers

Yesterday's Change % close 7.68

Gramrcy

YTD Chg %Chg +.00 +49.0 +.23 +607.7 +.05 +110.7 +.49 +12.1 +1.33 +80.4 +.38 -2.4 +.07 +7.1 -.20 +12.5 +.08 +155.9 +1.24 +70.5 +1.08 +1.6 +.07 -13.6 +.12 +21.9 -.03 +114.2 +.94 +47.1 +.79 +118.0 +.18 +13.9 +.31 -23.6 +.77 +16.6 +1.14 +0.7 +1.72 +498.0 +1.42 +38.2 +1.21 +30.4 +.75 +31.7

Name US Airwy

Div ...

Last 4.94

YTD Chg %Chg -.02 -36.1

...

3.20

+.08 +13.5

Unifi UPS B

1.80

57.63

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2.36

71.60 +1.33 +30.7

0.60

27.94

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1.90f

30.35

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1.14e

23.00

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1.00m

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1.09

49.50

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0.20

28.90

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17.47

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Yahoo

-2.0

METALS Gold (troy oz) Silver (troy oz) Copper (lb)

Last

Prev Wk

$992.50 $16.173 $2.7140

$1003.70 $16.858 $2.7925

Yesterday's volume* Close

natural gas and propane can expect dramatic drops, while electric heat is projected to cost slightly less. A little more than a year ago, William Foss paid more than $500 for 115 gallons of heating oil in his Portland home. The price was $4.52 a gallon and he feared it would keep going up. Foss, 62, had recently lost his job and his wife had died. But he got help from a local nonprofit’s home energy assistance pro-

gram. And in the past six months, he’s paid just $2.13 to $2.33 a gallon for three oil deliveries. While he’s feeling better about the outlook for oil prices, he’s preparing for the worst because colder winters and heavy reliance on oil heat make the Northeast vulnerable to high energy costs and price spikes. “Something could happen in the next month or two that everything starts going the other way or it

could go down,” Foss said. “If we all had a crystal ball we could look in, we would know what’s going to happen. But we don’t.” When crude oil prices surged to nearly $150 a barrel in the summer of 2008, heating oil prices rocketed to record levels. Heating oil prices have remained relatively low this year and avoided the wild price swings that plagued the market the past couple of years.

Ex-Enron exec gets 16 months in prison in restitution as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors. Prosecutors say Hirko falsely promoted Enron’s broadband division to analysts to help pump up the company’s stock price. Hirko admitted that he knew the broadband operating system couldn’t do

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PwShs QQQ 752507

42.41

Cisco

670124

23.61

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567280

1.82

+.05

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470935

66.44

-2.47

Microsoft

439604

25.83

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* In 100's

Heating oil prices cool down

HOUSTON (AP) – The former chief executive of the failed Internet division of the former energy giant Enron Corp. has been sentenced to 16 months in prison. A federal judge sentenced Joseph Hirko in Houston on Monday. Hirko also has agreed to pay $8.7 million

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Valspar

* In 100's

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Homeowners who heat with oil were feeling sticker shock just over a year ago as prices soared close to $5 a gallon, but they’re breathing easier now. Heating oil prices are barely half what they were in summer 2008 – and while prices might go up and even exceed last winter’s, nothing indicates any severe spike this winter. Those who heat with

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Gainers

Yesterday's Change % close

Losers

Top 5 NYSE

Last 1.03 5.52 27.85 45.18 53.50 27.00 2.41 11.01 3.26 66.29 60.68 31.97 19.19 3.92 24.04 20.62 6.40 22.58 45.65 37.88 21.29 47.71 75.01 29.37

Most active

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what it had been promoted to do. Enron was once the seventh-largest U.S. company. It collapsed into bankruptcy in December 2001 after years of accounting tricks could no longer hide billions of dollars in debt nor make failing ventures appear profitable.

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Ohio AG takes lead in Bank of America suit COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio has taken the lead role in an aggressive securities lawsuit alleging that Bank of America Corp. concealed billions of dollars in losses and bonuses paid during the bank’s merger with Merrill Lynch. Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray is the top lawyer representing the state’s two largest public pension systems and other investor interests worldwide. He said Monday the action is one of the largest securities lawsuits in history. The lawsuit says executives at both companies failed to disclose billions in losses and bonuses at Merrill Lynch to shareholders before a vote on the merger in 2008.

Crude rises ahead of economic reports NEW YORK – Oil prices rose Monday, rebounding after an earlier drop as the dollar lost ground and investors waited for more clues on the strength of the U.S. economic recovery. Benchmark crude for November delivery gained 2 percent, or $1.43, to $67.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after adding 13 cents on Friday. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS


BUSINESS, WEATHER 6D www.hpe.com TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE

High Point Enterprise Weather Wednesday

Thursday

Saturday

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly Sunny

Partly Cloudy

69º 44º

70º 46º

73º 49º

76º 56º

77º 57º

Local Area Forecast Kernersville Winston-Salem 68/43 68/44 Jamestown 69/44 High Point 69/44 Archdale Thomasville 70/44 70/44 Trinity Lexington 70/44 Randleman 70/44 70/45

North Carolina State Forecast

Elizabeth City 75/55

Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Asheville 65/43

High Point 69/44

Denton 71/45

Greenville 76/51 Cape Raleigh Hatteras 73/45 74/61

Charlotte 74/47

Almanac

Wilmington 77/52 City

Wednesday

Hi/Lo Wx

Hi/Lo Wx

ALBEMARLE . . . . . .72/45 BREVARD . . . . . . . . .67/42 CAPE FEAR . . . . . . .77/52 EMERALD ISLE . . . .75/55 FORT BRAGG . . . . . .74/47 GRANDFATHER MTN . .50/40 GREENVILLE . . . . . .76/51 HENDERSONVILLE .66/44 JACKSONVILLE . . . .77/51 KINSTON . . . . . . . . . .74/50 KITTY HAWK . . . . . . .74/60 MOUNT MITCHELL . .60/40 ROANOKE RAPIDS .73/45 SOUTHERN PINES . .74/46 WILLIAMSTON . . . . .75/52 YANCEYVILLE . . . . .70/47 ZEBULON . . . . . . . . .73/45

s s s s s pc s s s s s s s s s s s

72/48 70/43 73/55 75/55 74/49 57/42 75/52 69/44 74/51 75/51 73/62 64/40 74/47 74/49 74/53 71/46 73/47

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

Sunrise . . Sunset . . Moonrise Moonset .

Across The Nation Today

City

Hi/Lo Wx

ALBUQUERQUE . . . .83/59 ATLANTA . . . . . . . . .73/49 BOISE . . . . . . . . . . . .68/40 BOSTON . . . . . . . . . .71/53 CHARLESTON, SC . .81/52 CHARLESTON, WV . .71/51 CINCINNATI . . . . . . .60/46 CHICAGO . . . . . . . . .55/45 CLEVELAND . . . . . . .60/47 DALLAS . . . . . . . . . .83/61 DETROIT . . . . . . . . . .59/48 DENVER . . . . . . . . . .84/54 GREENSBORO . . . . .69/44 GRAND RAPIDS . . . .56/40 HOUSTON . . . . . . . . .86/66 HONOLULU . . . . . . . .88/75 KANSAS CITY . . . . . .71/47 NEW ORLEANS . . . .83/70

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Wednesday

Today

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City

84/45 76/51 55/31 65/48 77/54 68/50 63/41 60/52 60/44 86/71 59/46 81/47 70/45 59/38 85/72 88/75 73/58 83/65

LAS VEGAS . . . . . . .98/71 LOS ANGELES . . . . .77/58 MEMPHIS . . . . . . . . .73/50 MIAMI . . . . . . . . . . . .91/77 MINNEAPOLIS . . . . . .58/40 MYRTLE BEACH . . . .80/53 NEW YORK . . . . . . . .69/52 ORLANDO . . . . . . . . .90/66 PHOENIX . . . . . . . . .103/79 PITTSBURGH . . . . . .57/45 PHILADELPHIA . . . . .70/52 PROVIDENCE . . . . . .70/51 SAN FRANCISCO . . .63/52 ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . .65/47 SEATTLE . . . . . . . . . .60/50 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . .77/53 WASHINGTON, DC . .71/51 WICHITA . . . . . . . . . .76/56

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Wednesday

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City

90/78 62/54 92/63 80/59 78/61 85/70 71/50 62/51 60/48 87/71

COPENHAGEN . . . . .58/49 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .72/51 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .82/75 GUATEMALA . . . . . .77/61 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .81/74 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .83/79 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .84/56 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .68/52 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .54/37 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .90/78

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UV Index a.m. p.m. p.m. a.m.

UV Index for 3 periods of the day.

8 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Noon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 4 p.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5

Hi/Lo Wx 77/59 78/56 77/58 88/75 63/54 77/56 65/49 85/63 95/67 58/43 65/51 65/45 70/54 70/56 60/51 82/70 68/50 82/67

s s s t s s mc s s sh s sh s s pc s s s

Full Last New First 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25

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 655.2 652.9 +0.3 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 2.37 +0.50 Elkin 16.0 2.81 -0.90 Wilkesboro 14.0 3.33 +0.51 High Point 10.0 0.76 -0.35 Ramseur 20.0 1.08 +0.34 Moncure 20.0 9.48 0.00

Pollen Forecast

Hi/Lo Wx

ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .90/76 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .62/55 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .89/66 BARCELONA . . . . . .81/58 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .77/59 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .87/70 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .69/49 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .57/50 BUENOS AIRES . . . .60/43 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .89/72

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Statistics through 6 p.m. yesterday at Greensboro

Wednesday

Around The World City

Precipitation (Yesterday) 24 hours through 6 p.m. . . . . . . .0.00" Month to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.78" Normal Month to Date . . . . . . . . .4.04" Year to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29.04" Normal Year to Date . . . . . . . . .33.59" Record Precipitation . . . . . . . . . .2.08"

Sun and Moon

Around Our State Today

Temperatures (Yesterday) High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .76 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Last Year’s High . . . . . . . .81 Last Year’s Low . . . . . . . . .64 Record High . . . . .92 in 1939 Record Low . . . . . .37 in 1947

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Wednesday

Today

Hi/Lo Wx

City

61/49 75/52 87/76 80/62 79/74 86/71 87/57 66/53 49/35 89/77

PARIS . . . . . . . . . . . .71/47 ROME . . . . . . . . . . . .80/61 SAO PAULO . . . . . . .63/56 SEOUL . . . . . . . . . . .80/64 SINGAPORE . . . . . . .88/77 STOCKHOLM . . . . . . .56/39 SYDNEY . . . . . . . . . .70/52 TEHRAN . . . . . . . . . .83/62 TOKYO . . . . . . . . . . .80/69 ZURICH . . . . . . . . . . .67/49

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Wednesday

73/49 81/62 61/56 77/63 89/77 52/39 77/53 81/62 71/68 70/50

Air Quality

Today: Moderate Predominant Types: Weeds

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Pollen Rating Scale

Today

100 75

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

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26

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Today: 33 (Good) 0-50: 51-100: 101-150:

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2

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Trees

Grasses

Weeds

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

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

BUSINESS

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Abbott buys Solvay operations NEW YORK (AP) – Abbott Laboratories on Monday said it would pay $6.6 billion for the pharmaceutical business of Belgian chemicals maker Solvay in a move to further expand internationally and add to its product portfolio. The deal is the latest in a string of drug mergers and acquisitions, and one of three announcements Monday that involved the fast-growing vaccines business. By purchasing Brussels-based Solvay, Abbott gains access to emerging markets in Eastern Europe and Asia along with

new therapeutic areas, including hormone therapies and vaccines. Solvay’s flu vaccine Influvac will give Abbott an entrant in the burgeoning vaccines market, which is currently dominated by European pharmaceutical giants like GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis. North Chicago, Ill.based Abbott already holds U.S. marketing rights for Solvay’s Trilipix and TriCor, drugs which raise “good” HDL cholesterol while reducing triglycerides and “bad” LDL cholesterol.

Johnson & Johnson gets stake in Crucell TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Health care giant Johnson & Johnson is jumping into the increasingly hot vaccine business by taking an 18 percent stake in Dutch biotechnology company Crucell NV as J&J boosts its focus on preventive medicine and infectious diseases. Under the deal the companies announced Monday, Johnson & Johnson is spending $440 million (301.8 million euros) for new shares of Crucell in a deal focused initially on

developing a universal vaccine or treatment against influenza from Crucell’s genetically engineered antibody technology. A universal flu vaccine – one that would work against all or most strains rather than having to be reformulated every flu season – has been an elusive goal some other pharmaceutical companies have abandoned. Amid the swine flu pandemic, it has suddenly become a bit of a Holy Grail.

Federal Reserve role up for debate

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Xerox CEO Ursula Burns (left) and ACS President and CEO Lynn Blodgett discuss Xerox’s acquisition of ACS on Monday.

Xerox to purchase Affiliated Computer NEW YORK (AP) – Xerox Corp. said Monday it will buy Affiliated Computer Services Inc. for $6.4 billion in cash and stock, joining the expensive race among technology companies to broaden their offerings. Xerox said the deal will create a $22 billion business that combines Xerox’s copiers, printers and document management services with the “business process out-

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sourcing” of Dallas-based ACS. Outsourcers like ACS take on tasks for other companies, such as helping to manage payroll or run health care plans. Xerox’s offer amounted to a 33 percent premium over ACS’s closing stock price on Friday, although the value fell as Xerox shares lost $1.47, or 16 percent, to $7.50 in morning trading, while ACS shares

jumped $6.53, or 14 percent, to $53.78. The move takes Xerox deeper into the back-office operations of its business customers with the kind of acquisition that is popping up more and more as technology companies add a greater variety of equipment and services under a single tent. Last week Dell Inc. said it would buy Perot Systems Corp. for $3.9 billion.

WASHINGTON (AP) – The president of the World Bank said Monday he opposes giving more authority to the U.S. Federal Reserve, arguing instead that the Treasury Department is better equipped to manage financial crises. Robert Zoellick also suggested in a speech that the dollar’s role as a the world’s reserve currency may be diminishing and the United States should recognize this fact. Zoellick, a former highranking U.S. government official and investment banker, said, “it will be difficult to vest the independent and powerful technocrats at the Federal Reserve with more authority.” He said the lesson he drew from the global financial meltdown and ensuing credit crunch “is that the Treasury Department needed greater authority to pull together a bevy of different regulators.” In addition, he said, Treasury as a part of the executive branch of government would be subject to greater oversight by Congress and the American public if given additional authority. The World Bank released excerpts of Zoellick’s speech in advance of the bank’s annual meeting next week in Istanbul.


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