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Army Corps of Engineers hopes to restore Mississippi River wildlife habitat with new islands

BROWNSVILLE, Minn. - On the Mississippi River below the verdant bluffs that mark the far southern Minnesota-Wisconsin line, the federal government is waging a multi-million dollar campaign against the elements.

September 30, 2007 | By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer | Nation


Indonesia: Some villagers begin returning home after 3 days of violent earthquakes

PADANG, Indonesia - Some villagers in western Indonesia returned home Saturday, three days after a deadly earthquake jolted the region and generated a powerful string of aftershocks and a tsunami.

September 30, 2007 | By ANTHONY DEUTSCH Associated Press Writer | Nation


California’s $3 billion stem cell agency names Australian scientist its new chief

SAN FRANCISCO - A renowned Australian scientist was named to run California's $3 billion stem cell agency, the nation's biggest financial backer of human embryonic research.

September 30, 2007 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer | Nation


La. agriculture minister says Africanized honeybees appear established near New Orleans

MERAUX, La. - Africanized honeybees, a fierce hybrid strain sometimes referred to as ''killer bees,'' appear to have established themselves in the New Orleans area, the state agriculture commissioner said.

September 30, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


BA recap: Gators win with special teams

The old football coaches' cliché is that special teams are one-third of a good team's game. That axiom proved itself for Bulloch Academy in Friday night's 42-6 thumping of Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

September 30, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Portal recap: Turnovers still costly

The Portal Panthers continued their sluggish start to the 2007 season on Friday night, falling to Screven County by a 32-0 margin. The loss was their second shutout defeat in as many weeks and dropped the Panthers to a record of 0-3 with the Region 3-A schedule looming ahead.

September 30, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Herald Correspondent | Sports


Braves win marathon

September 30, 2007 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulloch Academy runs past Robert Toombs, 42-6

LYONS – Jordan Walker and Ethan Lovett scored a pair of touchdowns each to lead Bulloch Academy to a 42-6 drubbing of Robert Toombs Christian Academy here Friday.

September 30, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Sports


Screven takes to the air to dominate Portal

PORTAL - The skies rained down on the Portal Panthers on Friday night, and as soon as Mother Nature was finished, Screven County took its turn. After intense thunderstorms delayed the start of the game for more than an hour, the Gamecocks raced up and down the field, racking up yards and points in a 32-0 romp over Portal.

September 30, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Special to the Herald | Sports


Mich. farm has maze cut into cornfield in likeness of the late President Ford

RICHLAND, Mich. - It's a corny tribute to the late Gerald Ford - and it can be fully appreciated only from the air.

September 30, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Tennessee men accused of setting fatal fire after learning of child porn charges

HELENWOOD, Tenn. - Everybody in this little mountain community knew that Timothy Carl Chandler had been arrested on child pornography charges. It was in the newspaper and all over the TV news.

September 30, 2007 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Nation


Teenage bride alleging rape by association says her salvation depended on marriage

ST. GEORGE, Utah - A former follower of a polygamous sect leader claims she was acting to preserve her eternal salvation when she obeyed his command and married her cousin at age 14.

September 29, 2007 | By JENNIFER DOBNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Scientists hope maggots could help feed rainbow trout, as well as reduce cow manure, fish guts

BOISE, Idaho - Cow manure and fish guts and maggots. It could all soon be dinner - if you're an Idaho rainbow trout.

September 29, 2007 | By JOHN MILLER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 9/15

DEAR ABBY: Our 13-year-old son, "Kirk," is monitored when he is online, he is given a curfew when visiting neighborhood friends, and he is overall watched like a hawk. However, we have let him play the video game Xbox Live (where kids all over the country play the same games). We recently found out that an adult (posing as a child) had promised Kirk a free pass and asked him to call to tell him where to send it.

September 29, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/15

There might be a few circumstances that could occur that would have a strong effect on changing some established parts of your being. But you'll be smart enough to guide them to a desirable position in your life.

September 29, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Big riders mean big horses on Western trails

BOISE, Idaho - Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.

April 24, 2014 | By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press | World




Badcock Home Furniture & More Presents: Prep Sports Spotlight

As the 2014 soccer season began, Statesboro knew that this could be its year.

April 23, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


SHS falls in baseball semifinals

One night after a 1-1 pitcher's duel was rained out in the fifth inning, a brand new game saw Statesboro's bid for a region baseball championship come to an end.

April 23, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Top of the region

After running through their sub-region schedule in impressive fashion, the Statesboro Blue Devils left no doubt as to who the class of Region 3-AAAA is this season.

April 23, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.

April 23, 2014 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.

April 23, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Screven County advances at state

SYLVANIA - The Screven County boys and girls tennis teams each advanced to the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on Wednesday.

April 23, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


Charleston knocks off Eagles 5-3

College of Charleston pitcher Eric Bauer allowed three hits in 6.2 shutout innings and the Cougars evened the season series with a 5-3 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles on Wednesday at J.I. Clements Stadium.

April 23, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Teachers, support personnel look to board for raises

After the Bulloch County Board of Education increased Superintendent Charles Wilson's salary in his new two-year contract and heard a report of increased state funding, teachers and other school employees voiced a desire for raises.

April 23, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man dies, another is critical after motorcycle crash

A Guyton man was killed Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash. Another man remains in critical condition after both motorcycles collided, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

April 23, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.

April 23, 2014 | By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press | World


Gattis' double helps Braves top Marlins 3-1

ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.

April 23, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - An Army private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday to living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

April 23, 2014 | By JOHN MILBURN Associated Press | Nation


Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

ELLIJAY, Ga. - Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

April 23, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


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