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Saudi ban on woman drivers may be eroding

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - When Ruwaida al-Habis' father and two brothers were badly burned in a fire, she had no choice but to break Saudi Arabia's ban on women drivers to get them to a clinic.

September 05, 2008 | By DONNA ABU-NASR Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Mexico outraged over corrupt police, kidnappings

MEXICO CITY - After kidnappers in police uniforms set up a fake checkpoint to snatch 14-year-old Fernando Marti off a Mexico City street, his businessman father paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom, and waited for his son's safe return.

September 05, 2008 | By MARK STEVENSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Opening statements begin in Fallujah case

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A former Marine charged with killing unarmed detainees in Iraq did what he did to save his comrades, his attorney said Thursday as opening statements in the defendant's first-of-its-kind federal trial began.

September 05, 2008 | By CHELSEA J. CARTER Associated Press Writer | National


Pa. police make arrest in 1985 slaying of boy, 13

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. - Police arrested a man Thursday in the 1985 killing of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found months after he left home on a bicycle. The fatal beating was apparently sparked by an argument over stolen marijuana plants, authorities said.

September 05, 2008 | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Writer | National


FDNY cites confusion, lapses in fatal WTC fire

NEW YORK - Blocked stairwells, radio confusion and misinformation about the water supply thwarted efforts to put out a blaze at a condemned ground zero skyscraper that killed two firefighters last year, an internal report said Thursday.

September 05, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


HHS: Doctors can refuse to provide abortions

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration Thursday proposed stronger job protections for doctors and other health care workers who refuse to participate in abortions because of religious or moral objections.

September 05, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Second bouncer accused in GSU student's New Orleans death acquitted

A second bouncer accused of playing a part in a Georgia Southern University student's death at a New Orleans bar New Year's Eve, 2004, was acquitted Thursday.

September 05, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Feds say fires downed building next to twin towers

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Federal investigators issued a report Thursday concluding that fires brought down a skyscraper next to New York's twin towers on Sept. 11, refuting conspiracy theorists who have long believed that explosives somehow caused the collapse.

September 05, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 8/22

Alan Alda, most notably of "Mash" fame, said, "It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich."

September 05, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 8/22

Making friends from all walks of life will be easy for you in the year ahead. As a result, your chart indicates that you will be much more popular and in demand than you've ever been in the past.

September 05, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 8/22

DEAR DR. GOTT: Would you please comment on the use of Xocai? It is a dark-chocolate product promoted to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduce inflammatory problems such as arthritis, and it is diabetic-friendly. The suggested dose is two pieces per day.

September 05, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 8/22

DEAR ABBY: "Ben" and I have been married for two years. His dog, "Lucky," adores him. The problem is, Lucky bites me every time I get near Ben, especially when we are trying to get intimate. If we lock Lucky out of the room, he barks frantically the whole time. So much for romance.

September 05, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Insurance gap leads some elderly to forgo medicine

WASHINGTON - Many people in Medicare with diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions stop taking their medicine when faced with picking up the entire cost of their prescriptions, researchers say.

September 05, 2008 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Washington


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - NASCAR at Holiday Inn; Jake's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 21, 2008

September 05, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


25 bodies identified from plane crash in Spain

MADRID, Spain - The jetliner that crashed in Madrid abandoned a first takeoff attempt because of an air gauge that showed overheating, but experts said it was unlikely the gauge was a factor in the accident that killed 153 people.

September 05, 2008 | By DANIEL WOOLLS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Gennett's RBI single in 8th lifts Brewers past Braves, 2-1

ATLANTA - Scooter Gennett's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night, spoiling Brian ...

May 24, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Medals or mosquitoes? Zika still talk of Olympic golf

Olympic qualifying for golf ends in seven weeks, at which time players will have to determine if medals outweigh mosquitoes.

May 24, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Skin cancer not so bad - Take my word for it

Today I'm addressing all my friends and readers who fall into categories that include fishing geeks, camping fanatics, boating enthusiasts, yard workers, gardeners or ...

May 24, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Multiple scrimmages on deck for prep football programs

May 24, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local




Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Years after death in WWII, vet's remains return home

NEW ORLEANS - More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans ...

May 23, 2016 | By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press | Associated Press


2015 top pick Beasley ready to double up as OLB, DE

May 23, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Summer camp season kicks off

May 23, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


AgSouth to offer Farmers Educational Workshop

If you're new to farming or taking over your family's business and want to grow, you may want to register for AgSouth Farm ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


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