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Archive - Apr 2007


Sub dubbed USS North Carolina

Another Navy vessel is carrying a familiar name. A new nuclear submarine was christened USS North Carolina at a ceremony in Virginia Saturday. The $2.4 billion sub is the fourth in a new class of submarines designed for the post-Cold War era. It is also the fourth vessel to bear the name North Carolina, and the first since the Battleship North Carolina launched in 1940. Full story...

Good decision, bad decision

It looks like my blog yesterday was a pretty accurate assesment of the climate surrounding the media's decision to air Cho Seung-Hui's multimedia manifesto.

NASCAR to allow Va. Tech logo on cars

NASCAR will allow race cars to display the Virginia Tech logo for the next three weeks in tribute to the victims of this week's shootings at the school. Full story...

Wachovia Championship a sell-out for fifth straight year

Whether Tiger Woods shows up or not, the Wachovia Championship is sold out for the fifth straight year. Woods has until April 27 to decide on the tournament. Full story...

Have we seen enough of massacre manifesto?

I do not envy NBC News President Steve Capus. It's been a difficult couple of weeks for him.

Nags Head voters reject funding for beach nourishment

Voters in Nags Head have said "no" to spending money on a beach nourishment project. Unofficial results from the Dare County Board of Elections say the measure was defeated by 154 votes. Full story...

Former N.C. State track star takes 10th at Boston Marathon

A former North Carolina State performer and NCAA champion has made her mark in the Boston Marathon. Full story...

Campus shooting provides perspective

Can we agree now that Don Imus is irrelevant? Can we agree now that an offended women's basketball at Rutgers is hardly the biggest deal on a college campus?

Earnhardt's car doesn't finish Samsung 500, but he does

Dale Earnhardt Junior didn't seem to mind that Kyle Busch rear-ended him and essentially ruined his chance to win Sunday's Samsung 500. Full story...

Azalea Festival Garden Tour

Do you want to see some of the most beautiful gardens in North Carolina? Then don't miss the Azalea Festival Garden Tour! Full story...