Thursday, July 19, 2012
A criminal investigation is ongoing into the sewing needles found inside airplane food. Two of the four flights involved were headed to Atlanta.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Four days after sewing needles appeared in food served on Delta Airlines flights that originated in Amsterdam, people are still scratching their heads over how this all happened. According to media reports, the airline said that what appear to be sewing needles were found in six sandwiches on Sunday, and that one passenger on a flight to Minneapolis was injured. Delta spokeswoman Kristin Baur said the other needles were on two flights to Atlanta and one to Seattle. And, now Dutch authorities have joined Atlanta FBI officials in figuring out how all this happened. The sandwiches were made in the Amsterdam kitchen of catering company Gate Gourmet and were to be served to business-class passengers on Delta flights. A company spokeswoman …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Sizable pockets of voters say they would be uncomfortable with a close family member marrying someone who is black or Mormon. What do you think? Vote in our poll and then sound off in the comments section below.
Four years after the first black man was elected president and a Morman man first ran for the same office, both African Americans and Mormons say prejudice still abounds. A new poll conducted by Washington Post-ABC News, shows that a large number of say they would be uncomfortable with a close family member marrying someone who is black or Mormon. According to an article in The Washington Post, fewer Americans say they sense discrimination against blacks in their own communities, with only 37 percent of respondents reporting discrimination in their communities. More Americans also express “no opinion” when asked about the Mormon faith. What do you think? Do you think these prejudices still exist in South Carolina? Vote in our poll and then…
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
There's many a lesson to be learned from small town Sheriff Andy Taylor. What was your favorite moment?
Fans of "The Andy Griffith Show" had to say goodbye to the Mayberry's favorite sheriff once again on Tuesday. Andy Griffith, 86, died at 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, CNN Reported. Griffith, best known as small town Sheriff Andy Taylor, leaves quite a few memories for fans to choose from, but which moment is your favorite? Does Opie's difficult lesson about life, death and personal responsibility in "Opie The Birdman" still stick with you? How about Aunt Bee's struggle to get Opie's acceptance in the series' pilot, "The New Housekeeper?" Perhaps "Citizen's Arrest" still makes you chuckle, even after all these years. Take a look at some of our favorite "Andy Griffith Show" moments in these videos, and then let us know which ones …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Monmouth and Rasmussen polls both show solid leads
South Carolina polls have been a rollercoaster throughout the campaign, but as Primary day inches closer, former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney may be able to coast to a victory. Two new polls show Romney with more than 10-point leads on former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. One new poll, from Monmouth University, shows Romney with an 11-point lead on his nearest competition. Romney earned 33 percent support among likely Republican primary voters, while Gingrich earned 22 percent. Sen. Rick Santorum and Rep. Ron Paul both dropped to the third tier, with Santorum earning 14 percent support and Paul getting 12 percent. Texas Gov. Rick Perry earned 6 percent support and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who left the race yesterday, earned 4 percent. …