The inauguration can wait

OPINION

Obama's work starts now, and Washington is ready
By admin | January 5, 2009

Nick Mackey faces misdemeanor charge

The charge is related to a July judgment against Mackey's law firm for unpaid rent, attorneys fees, interest and other costs that now total $101,402
By admin | January 3, 2009

Playoff picks: Four more shots at perfection

I'M JUST SAYIN

A lesser sports writer might boast after so closely calling last week's Panthers-Saints games. But I'm nothing if not modest
By admin | January 3, 2009

Black history unfolds in Colorado

In the same grand chambers where the Ku Klux Klan once held sway, two black men will assume the most powerful positions in the Colorado General Assembly
By admin | January 3, 2009

Apartheid foe Helen Suzman dies at 91

Suzman was one of the few white South African lawmakers to fight against the injustices of racist rule
By admin | January 2, 2009

Awaking the inner giant

OPINION

The problems that beset black America will start to vanish when we embrace the ideals of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas and Martin Luther King, Jr.
By admin | January 1, 2009

DeWayne Walker: The other Aggie coach

I'M JUST SAYIN'

New Mexico State University isn’t the most recognizable athletic program in the world, but it's about to get a lot more attention
By admin | January 1, 2009

What Lil Wayne can teach us about fashion

STYLE ESSENTIALS

When it come to style and fashion, find what works for you and make it your own. True style is about individuality.
By admin | January 1, 2009

Unsolved murders from ’08 linger into ’09

Thirty-two of Charlotte's 83 homicides from last year were unsolved at year end, according to a Charlotte Observer analysis.
By admin | January 1, 2009

Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter, dies at 70

The cause was complications of a heart attack he had on Nov. 26, a spokesman said
By admin | January 1, 2009