We’ve seen a lot of devastation and tragedy in the last couple weeks from the tornadoes out west. Now, with our first tropical storm of the season moving up the east coast, it’s time to think about weather-related fatalities that are not related to tornadoes.
Apple's new iPad has been a hot topic. First, it was a hot seller with 3 million purchased in its first weekend. Then came the complaints of the new iPad running too hot.
The results of Consumer Reports' testing received significant attention over the past few days. Though CR emphasized the 116 degrees Fahrenheit temperature it observed is not considered excessive, some found the triple digit heat alarming.
Casey Ward of Chapel Hill hit the second hole-in-one of her burgeoning golf career on Monday — and it came in competition at the 43rd annual Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship.
The heat did not deter a field of more than 200 runners and walkers who turned out Saturday for the inaugural Run for the Heart 5K in Morrisville.
Veteran Triangle road racer Erik Olson, 32, of Durham covered the certified 5K course in 18 minutes flat, organizer Jim Young of Young & Associate timing company reported. Brian Smith, 27, of Carrboro, who set the pace for most of the race, followed in 18:04.
Janice Martin, 39, of Cary won the women's competition and finished eighth overall in 20:20. Cathy Gugerli, 39, of Cary was second in 22:26.
Maybe the heat got to this employee's head? From the Duke University Police log:
July 22, 2008
2:13 p.m. Duke North Cafeteria. Larceny. An employee was reported for taking an ice cream bar without paying for it.