Friday, December 13, 2013

First Drip (12/13/13): Legal bills piling up in airport fight, kill the apostrophe, more

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Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield, who has had a slew of legal troubles, says he won't watch his former multimillion-dollar mansion go up in smoke on Saturday when it's burned down to the ground. The new property owners say they don't want the house.

The legal bills are piling up as the fight for Charlotte-Douglas airport continues.

For the grammar geeks: A UNC Chapel Hill English professor says it's time to kill off the apostrophe.

The Associated Press uncovers details about "one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA": An American man who went missing in Iran seven years ago was there on an unapproved mission.

And for the ultimate planners out there: We've just published our big-ass list of New Year's Eve parties.

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