Daily Archives: December 17th, 2006 «

 

Duke lacrosse rape case update: DNA lab chief told by DA Mike Nifong NOT to report all DNA data

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 7:59 pm » 4 Comments

In a follow-up to this story from earlier this week in which defense attorneys filed papers in court which said that the DNA that was on the alleged victim was DNA from other men and not the accused, the Raleigh-News and Observer files this story: The head of a private DNA laboratory testified Friday that […]

 

Senator Kerry visits troops in Iraq

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 7:30 pm » 7 Comments

Gateway Pundit has a link roundup and pix to go along with the story. Jules Crittenden reminds us of how Kerry has notoriously been for success before he’s been against it – or perhaps he’s been both at the same time … or something. Prior: Members of the military, others, respond to Rep. Rangel and […]

 

Update on missing Mt. Hood hikers (UPDATE: TERRY JAMES IDENTIFIED)

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 7:21 pm » 5 Comments

Not good news: HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Teams looking for three missing climbers on Mount Hood found a body after searching a second snow cave Sunday, an official said. The dead climber had not yet been identified, said Pete Hughes, a spokesman for the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office. The body was believed to be […]

 

Panthers are in a must-win situation today against Pittsburgh

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 11:58 am » 4 Comments

Delhomme may not start today in the Panthers’ 1 p.m. home game against the Steelers. The Steelers have won 4 of their last 5, while the Panthers have lost 3 straight (including last week’s humilating loss to NC Cop’s Giants). So Pittsburgh has momentum on their side while the Panthers have desperation and a hunger […]

 

Former Senator & VP candidate John Edwards expected to throw his hat in the ring

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 11:29 am » 2 Comments

… for the ’08 Dem. presidential nomination. Via AP: Former Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards intends to enter the 2008 race for the White House, two Democratic officials said Saturday. Edwards, who represented North Carolina in the Senate for six years, plans to make the campaign announcement late this month from the New Orleans […]

 

Time’s “Person of the Year”

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 11:09 am » 7 Comments

It’s all of us. Don’tcha feel extra special now? The only thing lamer than that this morning in the news is Salon’s choosing Senator-elect Jim Webb campaign worker S.R. Sidarth, the “victim” of the outgoing Senator George Allen “macaca” incident as their person of the year. I’m sure the Washington Post is positively thrilled. More: […]

 

2006 Weblog Awards voting over

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2006 at 10:16 am » 2 Comments

The voting in the 2006 Weblog Awards officially ended Friday night. I’d like to thank all who voted for me as well as congratulate fellow NC blogger Betsy Newmark, who won in the best of the top 251-500 blogs competition. I have to say that I’m disappointed Hot Air didn’t win in the best video […]