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Page 4 - no comments - 70 views EVERY DAY SOMETHING COOL
This 1976 American revisionist Western film starring none other than Clint Eastwood is sure to entertain audiences of all ages. Wales (Eastwood) is driven to revenge by the murder of his wife and son, and joins a group of Missouri bushwackers and a full-on battle with Union militia and bounty hunters ensues.
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More than half of the state’s votes in the 2008 presidential election came from 14 counties. The candidates will be hitting them hard. North Carolina is very definitely in play, and every vote counts. See the 10 best insights from the NC presidential vote on page 8.
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OBAMA’S HOOP DREAMS
President Obama has made one visit to North Carolina so far this year. In April he addressed an adoring crowd of UNC- Chapel Hill students on the subject of student-loan debt at Carmichael Arena before taping a show with Jimmy Fallon and Dave Matthews.
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An avid skateboarder for the majority of his youth, Jesse Travers started his interest in videography and photography while filming his friends performing tricks and jumps on their boards. He earned a degree in graphic design from GTCC. After gaining some experience, he bought his first professional camera and filmed a family wedding.
Page 9 - no comments - 65 views Homeless veterans in Winston-Salem find opportunities for housing
“We got a homeless veteran,” she said to about 25 people eating pizza and doughnuts before a night scouring the streets to get a count of the unsheltered homeless people in Winston-Salem, “and we’re going to get him housed because we have nine slots available.
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An observer reported seeing a suspicious white male driving a blue Ford truck with an out-of-state license plate “attempting to accost children” in the Pleasant Garden area on July 25. Police conducted a thorough investigation and didn’t find anything suspicious or threatening about the subject in question.
Page 10 - no comments - 65 views [SCUTTLEBUTT]
Solomon Wisenberg, a Washington lawyer, acknowledges in a recent court filing that he previously represented a Michigan man who was ordered to pay restitution to Greensboro staffing executive Greg Harrison, among others, after pleading guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in connection with an African gold ore investment scheme.
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Inner Circle US has acquired High Point’s largest downtown hotel, which previously carried the Best Western flag, and announced last week that is being rebranded as the High Point Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. The hotel is undergoing extensive interior refurbishment to make it a destination for business meetings.
Page 11 - no comments - 61 views Residents push for resolutions on Citizens United
At-large Councilwoman Marikay Abuzuaiter has been working with Occupy Greensboro members, specifically Barbara and Paul Carrano, behind the scenes on the issue, and said District 1 Councilwoman Dianne Bellamy- Small asked Shah-Khan to look into the issue.
Page 12 - no comments - 58 views NC DHHS: Plan in place to move mentally ill out of adult-care homes
The plan is a response to concerns expressed by the US Justice Department following a complaint filed by Disability Rights NC. The state and federal government remain in negotiations, Pearson said, adding that the two sides have reached agreement on what needs to be done but are still trying to resolve differences on the matter of enforcement.
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• National Night Out in East Winston takes place at the intersection of 14th Street and Cameron Avenue on Aug. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event includes a vigil for violent deaths in East Winston at 8 p.m., along with DJs, a line-dance group, youth performers and spoken word.
Page 14 - no comments - 83 views Michael Vick selling, Piers Morgan buying
Vick launched his publicity tour for the book with an appearance on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” show, where host and guest teamed up to justify Mad Dog Michael’s horrendous crimes. The love fest focused mainly on Vick’s childhood, and how growing up in a poor neighborhood was responsible for his transgressions as an adult.
Page 16 - no comments - 71 views Lobbyists and the fast track
The role of a lobbyist, ostensibly, is to remind elected officials of the presence of special interests: corporations, whole industries and issues that might otherwise go unheeded by politicians elected, again ostensibly, to represent the best interests of the people of their districts.
Page 16 - no comments - 68 views A plea for empathy and equality
Dan Cathy, president of Chick-fil-A, has been in the news recently for expressing the company’s stance on marriage, announcing that we are a prideful and arrogant nation for having the audacity to think we can redefine marriage from something other than that between a man and a woman, and may God have mercy on us all.
Page 17 - no comments - 66 views [WHITE NOISE]
It’s hard not to smile watching someone give Hammer his just deserts, given that his platform is frequently riddled with inaccuracies and misrepresentations, as we occasionally point out, such as his so-called “reporting” about an alleged drug shipment to a local nonprofit.
Page 18 - no comments - 75 views [POP QUIZ]
I think thus far the mailers that have been directed into voters’ homes. Billboards also represent a pretty significant expenditure. [ ] Nov. 6. [ ].
Page 18 - no comments - 63 views PLACING AN AD
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Page 20 - no comments - 62 views CLASSIFIEDS
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August 4. 1pm. Regency Sewing Workshop presented by the Regency Assembly of NC. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point..
Page 21 - no comments - 69 views WAX NOSTALGIC
Roy Clark is still alive. At CFBG, a co-op record store in close proximity to the UNCG campus, Harley Lyles, one of the four record collectors who contributes inventory to the store, is putting a “$1” label on a record entitled Roy Clark’s Greatest Hits.
Page 23 - 1 comment - 114 views Love in the air, on the stage at FloydFest
With impressive cosmetic and structural improvements and its largest, and maybe best, lineup ever, FloydFest aimed to make lovers out of the 20,000 or so who spent the weekend amidst its idyllic, rolling hills. It loved and it rocked, but even the smartest branding can be ripe for send-up.
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Dancehall queen Patra finally gets to make it clap with her rescheduled date at Ziggy’s on Thursday. Maria Albani’s lurid, ruminating Organos sounds like Bikini Kill at 66 2/3 BPM, and they’ll hook up with the provocative Boykiller at the Green Bean.
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Page 29 - no comments - 108 views [RYAN’S FORECAST]
Stevie Nicks in Greensboro on Wednesday. Lindsey Buckingham in Kernersville on Friday. Not since 2009 when Morrissey played Durham the same night that Johnny Marr jammed with Modest Mouse a few miles down the road have former lovers with such a sordid history so nearly crossed paths while on the tour circuit.
Page 31 - no comments - 51 views [TRIAD DJ PROFILE]
many performers have made me feel. The anticipation leading up to playing for people is almost as intense as the feeling of helping someone get lost in the moment. It’s about the feeling — an escape from the grind of life..
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Aug 4: The Allman Brothers, Lynryd Skynyrd Aug 10: Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Eli Young Band, Eden’s Edge Aug 19: Jason Mraz, Christina Perry Aug 24: Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, Easton Corbin and Scotty McCreery Sept 11: Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival.
Page 33 - no comments - 74 views [FIRST FRIDAY]
We KNOW it’s not hot enough for you, so come on down to the Yoga Gallery for Hot! Power Flow Yoga with the fabulous David Emerson E-mail email@example.com.
Page 34 - no comments - 71 views Shots from the conflict zone
Ivisited the West Bank for about two weeks exactly 10 years ago. There was conflict to witness, to be sure: One evening a motorcade of Israeli armored personnel carriers drove through the village of Beit Umar.
Page 34 - no comments - 68 views Cinema under the stars returns with big-screen heroism
Gates will open at 8 pm with screenings scheduled to begin at 9 pm. Visitors are encouraged to come early and bring snacks or a picnic. Wine and beer will be available for purchase only. In case of rain, films will instead be screened indoors in the Babcock Auditorium.
Page 35 - no comments - 77 views What Broadway has in store for Greensboro
“The Best of Broadway Series is a huge component of our local arts scene,” said Andrew Brown, public relations manager at Greensboro Coliseum. “War Memorial Auditorium is the only local theatre in the Triad region large enough to host Broadway touring productions so these performances are really a must-see for the serious theatre fan.
Page 36 - no comments - 73 views [PLAYBILL]
Officially opening this month at its new location is Open Space Café Theatre, which moved from Market Street in Greensboro to Loving Savior Lutheran Church on Battleground Avenue. Their first show is the staged concert version of the musical Follies.
Page 36 - no comments - 59 views Funny foursome flounders in The Watch, a French connection in The Intouchables
Evan decides to form a neighborhood watch, and the only neighbors interested in participating are, of course, Vaughn, Hill and Ayoade. Their initial attempts at detective work are, not surprisingly, embarrassing, but it’s not too long before they stumble across evidence of aliens.
Page 37 - no comments - 89 views [VIDEO VAULT]
That was clearly the case in the action-packed ABC crime drama based on real-life treasury agent Eliot Ness, which ran four full seasons before finding eternal appreciation in syndication. (New York’s WOR-TV aired late-night reruns, where yours truly caught up with it.
Page 38 - no comments - 111 views Greensboro gets its sea legs
Vacationing at the beach is something people look forward to all year long. Whether deciding to venture south to the Caribbean or choosing a more local destination like the Outer Banks, most beaches have the same “beach town” atmosphere.
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On Saturday, PTFM holds its annual car show. The Dixie Classic Farmers Market, held every Saturday at the fairgrounds, holds its annual summer salsa contest — find an entry form and the rules at dcfairfarmersmarket.com.
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Bitter Homes And Gardens
If your wife says another man’s name while making love, what does that mean? It was her ex’s name — my stepson’s dad. She apologized, saying it was only because she remembered needing to call him about problems their son’s having at school. Although I don’t think she’s cheating, I can’t say I believe her excuse, as she compares me negatively with previous men in her life
Page 43 - no comments - 67 views [SPORTS TRIVIA]
4. Steve Nash holds the record for most NBA seasons shooting 50 percent from the field, 90 percent on free throws and 40 percent on 3-pointers. How many seasons?.
Page 44 - no comments - 54 views [THIS WEEK IN NASCAR]
Menard’s family has a long history at the Brickyard. He is from Eau Claire, Wisc. Even now, Menard, 31, has only six Top 5 finishes at the Sprint Cup level. So far this year, his best finish was a sixth in the Daytona 500. He is 15th in the point standings.
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[CRASHING THE GATE]
The Mississippi River, the largest on our continent and the fourth longest in the world, makes a spectacular bend around the city of New Orleans, effectively turning the city into a peninsula and giving geographical basis to the nickname Crescent City.
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