Archive for May 2009

Coddled Kobe Beef

“No texting while driving” bill passes NC House of Representatives, Netherlands’ prisons lacking prisoners, $6M New Zealand couple, lye accident, South Carolina woman arrested for medical neglect of 550 lbs teen, Ohio teens invent device to pick up debris floating on water, still no breakfast sponsor for DSI Witness News. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Laffy the Clown

Laffy the Clown delivers the news to prove that not everything in the news is negative. Windshield washer fluid mistaken for blue Kool-Aid, child missing from 1st grade class visit to zoo, feet lost at Tower of Power at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons, Bryan Barnes.

Community Leadership Collaboration Exclusive!

In a DSI Witness News exclusive, Zach Ward summarizes what he learned at a recent meeting of the Community Leadership Collaboration. Chapel Hill Mayor Kevin Foy was the guest speaker.  Listen up, WCHL, because the Community Leadership Collaboration provides breakfast at the Siena Hotel. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Chuck Norris

Recently, a man used a plastic gun and fake ID to pose as a Texas Ranger. Chuck Norris is upset and is now on a mission to catch anyone abusing a form of identification. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.


Carrboro Citizen receives $50k loan from Town of Carrboro, closing McDougle Elementary library?, damanged tree carved on Franklin street, Triangle High Five Regional Partnership, mural outside Jade Palace Chinese restaurant, Homestead large dog park closes temporariliy, BCBS and United Healthcare issue 73% of health policies in NC, empty storefronts on Franklin Street, Ben Folds presents University A Capella. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Memorial Day Weekend

Southern Village farmers market open, Town of Chapel Hill considering adopting living wage of $11.06, NC state employees get pay cut, Goldsboro prison psychologist has affair with inmate, Texas woman has twins to two different dads, NC State Representative Cary Alred (R-Burlington) under investigation, Washington woman beats husband. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Barbeque Tips

DSI Witness News is pleased to facilitate the reunion of radio host Ron Stutts and his long-lost uncle, Cameron Stutts, the barbecue master.  Surprise, Ron’s having a barbeque at his place! Be Ron’s friend on Facebook. Kit FitzSimons, Zach Ward.

Caught With Your Pants Down

Raskkis Elementary student Albert Kim earns perfect score in Math Olympiad, heat-sensitive bra shows off sexual arrousal, U.S. soldier photographed fighting in boxer shorts, Michael Phelps dances, international crime analysis group visits Durham, Francis Ford Coppola has new movie. Happy Birthday to Amy! Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Adam Lambert Raps

American Idol finalist Adam Lambert covers rap songs. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.

Cheap Shots

Holidays for Quince Records celebrates 2nd anniversary, McDonald’s spending $100M to advertise new specialty coffees, Orange County’s filling landfill, Orange County students at NC General Assembly, future growth for Highway 64, 1/3 of NC General Assembly members 65 or older, Pfizer provides Viagra to the laid off. Zach Ward, Kit FitzSimons.