Month

September 2013

All posts published in September 2013

67 posts

Lenders go online as regulators crack down

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WASHINGTON— The banner ad atop the website features a wide-eyed baby cradled in an adult’s hands with the words, “Did that special vacation for two end up producing a third? Castle Payday has life’s unexpected expenses covered.”

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U.S. to drawdown troops from Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan— As the United States begins the major phase of its withdrawal from Afghanistan, military officials say equipment and vehicles are moving out of the country briskly but that planning the final details has been complicated because negotiat... More »

Students too dependent on cell phones and technology

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We have all had those moments where we drop our phone, and for that quick second you pause just praying the crack is not bad. Imagine dropping your phone and picking it up, only to realize that the screen is cracked, completely white and you cannot see anyt... More »

25 protest violence

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On the corner of E. Market and Dudley Streets, a small crowd of about 20 people rallied to protest the murder of Jonathan Ferrell on Thursday. Ferrell was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer on Sept. 14.

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20 Questions

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1. What was up with NCAT 17 in their feelings about relationships on Twitter? 2. Did you read the tweets? 3. How much do you want to bet the majority of the guys that are talking junk are single? 4. Or maybe they are ugly? 5. What are the odds it is both? 6... More »