Rants & Raves

...Secur ities and Exchange Commis sion not only share the same initials, SEC, but also the same objective: making money. It is sad that a college athletic conference places money above education. BARROW'S SPOKESMAN SAYS an opposing ad is "deceiving...

Five animal services board members resign

...Friday following Linda Finnegan's resignation Thursday."The saddest part of this is that the commissioners were the people who could...adopt animals," Harris said. "The second thing that's sad is we have a zillion of them."In her resignation letter...

Area nonprofits to speak out on proposed cuts

...would see its $332,470 annual appropriation cut by some $83,000, said Executive Director Dan Walton."It's kind of sad that one of the things they're trying to cut is health care services," Walton said. "It's going to have a detrimental...

Tar Heels' Roy Williams 'dumbfounded' by findings in academic fraud report

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it's a "very sad time" at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and adds that his basketball program "thought we were...

What the government isn't telling Americans about Ebola outbreak

...TO understand the incompetence and negligence of the emergency room staff at Texas Presbyterian Hospital on Sept. 26. It is sad that Mr. Duncan died, but the real tragedy is that the medical staff at the ER allowed a highly infectious Ebola patient to...

Is our image of Santa Claus a Coca-Cola creation?

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. -- Erma Bombeck Merry Christmas. No holiday has more traditions...

Bill Kirby
Senior player hooked again 10 years later

It's doubtful that anyone was sadder to see the Regions Cup golf tournament season end Sunday at Jones Creek Golf Club than Augusta's Carl Pilcher. Pilcher has been...

David Westin
Sad for innocent bystanders

...admit to being surprised. I am saddened, however, and I mean that sincerely. I am sad for President Bill Clinton, sadder for Hillary Rodham Clinton and sadder still for Chelsea Clinton. If there is an innocent bystander in this whole mess...

Opinion columns
Apologetic Martin leaves Ryder Cup

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) - Miguel Angel Martin left the Ryder Cup on Wednesday a richer, though somewhat sadder, golfer. The Spaniard was bumped from the European team three weeks ago when wrist surgery rendered him unable to play. After...

Other sports
Moore's stellar career ends on a down note

...seat on the Connecticut bench for the final time. Just 1.1 seconds remained in her college career and the ending was far sadder than she had ever imagined.For once, everything Moore did for Connecticut wasn't quite enough.Notre Dame beat the Huskies...

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