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  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer in the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer in the Backstretch
    As good as June was for Clint Bowyer, July has gotten off to kind of a rough start. Daytona, which is usually a pretty good track for the Kansas Kid. But he only managed a 29th place finish after getting caught in one of the "big ones." "That is just...
  • The Backstretch Blog: How I spent my NASCAR vacation

    The Backstretch Blog: How I spent my NASCAR vacation
    Off weekends for NASCAR teams, are like gold. And this week being the final off week, until November, well it's like a 24 carrot gold ring with a big old diamond in it. "Anyone that travels this NASCAR schedule every week looks forward to those off...
  • Tornado myths busted

    Tornado myths busted
    Whenever you hear talk about tornadoes, you hear people giving advice to stay safe. FactFinder 12 want to bust some of tornado myths: “My city doesn't get tornadoes because it's protected by a river.”    People in Wichita and Hutchinson...
  • The Backstretch Blog: If you ain't first, you're last

    The Backstretch Blog: If you ain't first, you're last
    For the first in ten years, I am going to miss the spring race at Talladega. Since moving to Kansas, I have missed the last two fall races, but I did make it back for the Spring race last year. Of course, as soon as I miss a race, the greatest paint...
  • PASSINGS

    Sal Guarriello Longtime councilman Sal Guarriello, 90, a longtime West Hollywood city councilman who was elected in 1990, died Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a sudden illness, West Hollywood Mayor Jeff Prang announced. A...
  • Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup race at RIR with a late pass of Jeff Gordon

    Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup race at RIR with a late pass of Jeff Gordon
    Kyle Busch repeated as the winner of the Heath Calhoun 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, and added yet another layer of frustration to Jeff Gordon's 2010 Sprint Cup Series season in the process. Gordon, winless in the past 39 races,...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Derek R. Banks, 24, of Newport News, Va.; specialist, Army...
  • Edwin Hall Threatened Sister At Knifepoint, Record Shows

    Edwin Hall was convicted 11 years ago of threatening his adoptive sister at knifepoint. According to court records obtained by The Associated Press on Friday, a judge convicted Edwin R. Hall after he pleaded no contest to aggravated assault in May 1996...
  • Obama has decided on running mate

     
    by John McCormick CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Sen. Barack Obama has picked his running mate, but still won't yet say who he wants to join him on the Democratic ticket. "I've made the selection, and that's all you're going to get,"......
  • Gloucester Point drowning

     
    A boy who drowned in the York River on the Fourth of July at Gloucester Point Beach has been identified as Brian Flores. The boy was 3 years old, not 2, as originally reported by the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office. Flores lived......
  • Local find: Peach Lavender Jam made by Sunchowder’s Emporia in Longwood

     
    Longwood's Sunchowder's Emporiais a local maker of small batch artisanal fruit jams. The company doesn't use corn syrup, pectin preservatives or artificial colors. For the limited edition peach lavender jam, The Cheese Shop on Park(329 N. Park Ave, Winter...