April 24, 2004 |
A college student accused of hiding box cutters aboard airliners to expose security weaknesses pleaded guilty in Baltimore, and as part of a plea bargain made a video that could be used to train federal airport screeners. Nathaniel Heatwole could get as much as six months in jail and $5,000 fine at sentencing June 24. The 20-year-old student at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.
October 19, 2003 |
A college student who the FBI believes hid box cutters and other banned items aboard two Southwest Airlines planes had warned government officials he would try to bring forbidden articles onto commercial flights to expose holes in security. A federal law enforcement official confirmed Saturday that investigators are interviewing Nathaniel T. Heatwole of Greensboro, N.C.
November 22, 2005 |
Tottering on stilettos, Amira Shalash, a freshman at the University of Kentucky, tossed back her long, tousled hair and tugged at the neckline of her sweater, which had slipped off her shoulder. Giggling, her friends -- who wear hijabs, traditional Muslim head scarves -- teased her that she was not dressed modestly enough. The nine young women were gathered to learn about the nation's first Islamic sorority.
June 7, 1987 |
Brandishing signs that said "Ban the Klan" and singing "We Shall Overcome," about 600 counterdemonstrators turned out for a march Saturday through downtown Greensboro to protest a Ku Klux Klan march planned for today. The klan march, which is expected to draw about 200 people, would be the first public appearance of the KKK here since a bloody clash in 1979 left five anti-klan activists dead.
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September 6, 2006 |
In four decades of election polling, Warren Mitofsky pioneered the science of quickly showing voters in the United States and abroad who won their elections and why. Mitofsky, who also helped develop a widely used telephone sampling method and set survey-research industry standards, died Friday in New York City of an aortic aneurysm. He was 71. Mitofsky developed the election projection and analysis system used by CBS News and later by a consortium of news organizations.
January 24, 2007 |
Three football players at Guilford College, a small Quaker school with a legacy of nonviolence and religious tolerance, have been charged with assaulting three Palestinian students who said they also were subjected to ethnic slurs. Police in Greensboro said the students told them a group of men outside a Guilford dormitory beat them with feet, fists and brass knuckles.