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Trial by fury

It’s an overcast afternoon in May 2006, the sky the same gray as the stone facade of Durham County’s jail. Joe Cheshire has picked the site carefully. He wants a dramatic backdrop for the 30 or more television cameras facing him, along with scores of newspaper photographers and reporters, but he’s uneasy. He grips a lectern crammed with microphones and squints at the crowd.
2008-01

Bobcats boss has folks scratching their heads

Soon after he bought the rights to start the Charlotte Bobcats, Bob Johnson made clear why he would be the boss: “Any business I put $300 million in, I’m the CEO.”
2006-07

Founder: Indoor football has it made in the shade

American Indoor Football League founder Andrew Haines insists that he is still enthusiastic about the future of his sport in North Carolina. So far, five indoor-football franchises, from his league as well as two others, have failed in the state.

2006-06