Posts Tagged ‘associated press’

Chronicle: N.C. State’s New Leader Revokes Added Pay for Provost Who Resigned

Thursday, June 18th, 2009


The former provost of North Carolina State University who resigned last month as controversy grew over the hiring of a former governor’s wife won’t get to keep enhanced pay that was added to his severance package by a chancellor who has also resigned, the Associated Press reported.

The university’s new interim chancellor, James H. Woodward, said in a letter released today that the deal was “invalid.” According to the campus newspaper, The Technician, the letter was dated June 11 and addressed to the former provost, Larry A. Nielsen.

Tough investigating by MSM: Obamas take a walk, holding hands in the evening

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

HT Drudge


WASHINGTON (AP) – The first couple took full advantage of the cool spring night.

After a date night out on Saturday evening, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama decided to take a stroll when their motorcade arrived back at the White House.

So they began walking on the driveway of the White House South Lawn while holding hands. First they passed the West Wing, then their children’s swing set. They kept walking, swinging their hands together.