Nov. 14, 2012 09:16
McKinney is a lifelong resident of Surry County, and a graduate of NC State University and Purdue University with degrees in civil engineering. He began his career with NCDOT where he served as urban traffic engineer, transportation systems planner, and design review engineer....
Nov. 7, 2012 04:26
Delta airlines has a new TV ad campaign in which the announcer proclaims, “Delta is in the business of ‘Up.’” But on a recent trip out to California, we also noticed a slogan posted around the airport terminals, and it read, “Delta: Building a Better Airline....
Oct. 24, 2012 09:08
Two years ago, Portland, Ore. attorney Kelly Clark exposed the Boy Scouts of America for allowing, enabling, and covering up sexual abuse by scoutmasters and volunteers. Clark was representing a client who had been victimized twice — once by a scout leader, and again by the BSA who swept his complaint under the rug....
Oct. 17, 2012 09:55
In this day and age of cinematic slashers, giant anacondas and 3-D piranhas, the idea of a man created from human body parts seems pretty tame. But on Nov. 31, 1931, the piecemeal image of Frankenstein’s monster was shocking to theatre goers. New York Times....
Oct. 10, 2012 09:39
The first of several gubernatorial debates was broadcast from Chapel Hill last week, which, as it turns out, also served as a warm-up bout for the first presidential debate of the season. That means viewers throughout North Carolina were treated to nearly four hours of counterpunching podium talk in one night....
Oct. 3, 2012 09:30
Last week my wife Pam and I attended the Emmy Awards telecast at LA’s Nokia Theatre, then were invited to the formal Governors Ball that followed. As usual there were lots of TV and film stars strutting the red carpet, and it was nice to be able to chat with them during the ball....
Sept. 19, 2012 09:15
I’ve been in broadcasting for 42 years, and almost every week during that time, some high-brow acquaintance has said to me: “I only watch educational TV. The rest is just trash.” Mostly I just smile and say, “I understand,” even though the airwaves have....
Sept. 12, 2012 09:42
Last week, award-winning sports broadcaster and long time voice of the Carolina Tarheels, Woody Durham, stopped by the ABC45 studio to appear on my “Triad Today” television program. It was the first time we had seen each other in 35 years, since hav ing worked together at WFMY-TV back in the mid 1970s....
Sept. 5, 2012 08:54
In criticizing how radical and mean spirited the tea party Republicans have become, President Barack Obama likes to say that if Ronald Reagan were running for president today, he would never make it through a GOP primary. Unfortunately, he’s probably right....

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