Daily Archives: January 25, 2009

Guilford still looking for phony soil and water sup

Guilford County Board of Elections Director George Gilbert is still trying to figure out what to do about fraudulent soil and water supervisor “Kirk Perkins”: Gilbert said Perkins had found “a hole” in the system. While election law had many protections against voter fraud, it had virtually none against candidate fraud. According to Gilbert, electionContinue Reading

Kay Yow, RIP

Kay Yow’s record: In a collegiate coaching career dating to 1971, when women’s basketball was barely noticed as a national sport, Yow won 737 games, No. 6 on the women’s career list. She coached North Carolina State to four Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championships, 20 appearances in the N.C.A.A. tournament and one Final Four, inContinue Reading

A Tribute to Kay Yow: Sunday at 1 & 7 PM on WPTF

NC State womens basketball coach Kay Yow had many, many friends and admirers. Today on NewsTalk 680 WPTF, you’ll hear from them — including UNC womens basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and longtime colleague and ACC associate commissioner Nora Lynn Finch — in A Tribute to Kay Yow. And of course, you’ll hear from the coachContinue Reading

BBC Busted Making Up Obama Quotes

Straight-up caught and offering a lame excuse to boot. What is particularly interesting is that a good bit of the upset with the BBC is coming from climate change activists who were offended by the Beeb’s suggestion that President Obama made stronger statements on the issue than was actually the case. Final twist, I learnedContinue Reading