News archive from 12 October 2013

Scouting reportsBy R. Cory Smith

Syracuse (2-3, 0-1 ACC) vs. N.C. State (3-2, 0-2 ACC) Kickoff: 3:30 p.m., Carter-Finley Stadium TV/Radio: WRAL, ESPN3 (online only), Mix-101.5 PPG: Syracuse 32.8; N.C. State 27.6 Allowed: Syracuse 27.4; N.C. State 20.6 3 and out Keep an eye on: Junior...

 
AP Source: Dead 2-year-old Peterson's son

AP Source: Dead 2-year-old Peterson's son

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Authorities say a 2-year-old has died of injuries suffered in an alleged child abuse case in South Dakota, and a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the boy is the son of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian...

 
Grier Heights families to get boost from new center

Grier Heights families to get boost from new center

One of the state's best known children's charities is joining the list of nonprofits and churches working to transform Charlotte's troubled Grier Heights community. On Saturday, Thompson Child & Family Focus is unveiling a $4.4 million facility in...

 

Canadian airline in doghouse after email

MONTREAL -- Air Canada is in the doghouse over a spokesman's remarks following the disappearance of a dog who escaped airline staff at a California airport. The company says handlers at San Francisco International Airport took the dog out of his crate...

 
Obama talks with governors and business leaders

Obama talks with governors and business leaders

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is discussing challenges from the partial government shutdown with governors and business leaders. The White House says Obama had a conference call on Friday afternoon with 25 governors and another with nearly 150...

 

Don’t try to put pinstripes on the wild new F-Type Jag

Most Jags snarl richly, sounding a bit like fine silk being shredded. Elegant noise spills from their polished exhausts like gold from a Vegas slot machine. Even when they rumble, it’s never enough to sully the buttery Napa leather and wool carpet...

 

Don’t try to put pinstripes on the wild new F-Type Jag

Most Jags snarl richly, sounding a bit like fine silk being shredded. Elegant noise spills from their polished exhausts like gold from a Vegas slot machine. Even when they rumble, it’s never enough to sully the buttery Napa leather and wool carpet...

 

Canadian airline in doghouse after email

MONTREAL Air Canada is in the doghouse over a spokesman's remarks following the disappearance of a dog who escaped airline staff at a California airport. The company says handlers at San Francisco International Airport took the dog out of his crate on...

 

Seriously, Moral Monday protesters as anarchists?

Absurd responses to Moral Monday protests of the N.C. General Assembly's hurtful and controversial policies this year just keep coming. Last week, in the first trial of the hundreds of North Carolinians arrested for peacefully gathering at the...

 

Laugh Attacks

JAY LENO “According to Pew Research, immigration is on the rise in this country. As you know, immigrants come here to do the jobs Americans don't want to do — like running the government.” “Syrian dictator...

 

Bank of America 500 a key test in Chase for the Sprint Cup

CONCORD It's easy to say Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway could help the championship chances of one of this year's Sprint Cup Series title contenders. But who? A strong case can be made – either through...

 
Busch expecting retaliation from Keselowski

Busch expecting retaliation from Keselowski

CONCORD, N.C. -- Kyle Busch is apparently expecting retaliation from Brad Keselowski for wrecking him in the Nationwide Series race last week at Kansas. Busch told SiriusXM NASCAR on Friday that Keselowski is "stupid enough" to retaliate for...

 
Despite court decision striking down pre-clearance, Calhoun County's new district lines adhere to Voting Rights Act

Despite court decision striking down pre-clearance, Calhoun County's new district lines adhere to Voting...

download Proposed districts download Current Districts Despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision this year to strike down part of the Voting Rights Act, Calhoun County’s proposed redistricting for the 2014 commission elections will adhere to the act’s...

 

Oxford man charged with raping 14-year-old girl

An Oxford man was charged Wednesday with second-degree rape after a warrant for his arrest was issued in Calhoun County District Court. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office deputies initially arrested the 35-year-old man on charges of interference with...

 

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