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Canadian leader gambles for majority government

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is gambling that an opposition pushing an unpopular carbon tax will steer Canadian voters to the right in Tuesday's election and bolster his hold on power.

October 27, 2008 | By ROB GILLIES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Wales rides a coal renaissance

CWMGRACH, Wales - Deep under a pine-covered mountain, men clamber into red overalls and heavy boots, strap on lamps and attach sensors that check gas levels.

October 27, 2008 | By MEERA SELVA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

For Bush, last 100 days to feature ’no letting up’

WASHINGTON - So how will it end?

October 27, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | National

SEB's 'Swarm' hopes for another big year

Southeast Bulloch High School athletic director Katherine Bradley told the school's booster club at the first meeting of the school year that she was looking forward to the upcoming football season for the games – and the band.

October 27, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Debt clock draws confused looks, anger or nothing

NEW YORK - A watched clock never moves - unless it's the National Debt Clock.

October 27, 2008 | By MARCUS FRANKLIN Associated Press Writer | National

Recovery, ruin visible in Texas a month after Ike

GALVESTON, Texas - A month later, piles of Sheetrock, appliances, furniture and family mementos dot most streets in this island town. Electronic road signs in southeast Texas flash, ''Watch for cows next 20 miles,'' a reminder that few fences remain to hem in livestock. Blue tarps cover 11,000 roofs for 100 miles from Houston to the Louisiana line.

October 27, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer | National

Fire burns 750 acres northeast of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Firefighters backed by water-dumping helicopters and planes gained ground Sunday on a wildfire that destroyed two homes and forced the evacuation of about 1,200 people in a rugged area 20 miles north of downtown.

October 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

About 2,500 flee chemical leak in western Pa.

PETROLIA, Pa. - A corrosive liquid overflowed from a tank at a chemical plant in western Pennsylvania on Saturday, evaporating into a toxic cloud that snaked along the ground and forced about 2,500 people to flee. At least three residents were believed to suffer respiratory problems.

October 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

5 killed in Manhattan blaze, including 3 children

NEW YORK - A family of five, including three children as young as 15 months, died in a blaze Saturday that filled an apartment with thick black smoke and kept the victims from escaping through the front door, fire officials said.

October 27, 2008 | By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press Writer | National

Exit poll: conservatives ahead in Lithuania vote

VILNIUS, Lithuania - A conservative opposition party and a populist group led by an impeached ex-president made strong gains in Lithuania's election Sunday, while the centrist government faltered, an exit poll indicated.

October 27, 2008 | By LIUDAS DAPKUS and GARY PEACH Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Blighted San Francisco district touts its history

SAN FRANCISCO - In the Tenderloin, corner stores sell more alcohol than food, drug-addled pan handlers shake paper cups at passers-by and churches vie for real estate with strip clubs.

October 27, 2008 | By MALIA WOLLAN Associated Press Writer | National

Tommy David named to Technical College Board

In an announcement made by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue earlier this month, F. Thomas "Tommy" David of Statesboro was named an At Large Representative for the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).

October 27, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

Area births

October 26, 2008 | | Births


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henley of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Suzanne Henley, to Zachary Dale Watkins of Albany, Ga. Zach is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris (Cindy Lillis) Collins and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Watkins of Albany.

October 26, 2008 | | Wedding Planner

Waking up to a peanut harvest

You wake up one morning. You walk outside. You take a breath and you know. There is a peanut field somewhere that has been turned over, the peanuts thrown onto their backs and left to dry as they wait for the harvest.

October 26, 2008 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Lifestyles Columnists

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Bulloch Academy looks to rebound in 1st round

Bulloch Academy's regular season didn't end quite the way they had hoped last Friday night, but they have a chance to play spoiler ...

October 28, 2016 | By RICHARD STUBBS | Prep Sports 360

SEB faces Beach with a playoff berth looming

BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch's push for the state playoffs enters the home stretch as the Yellow Jackets have two more region games to determine if ...

October 28, 2016 | By LUKE MARTIN | Prep Sports 360

Statesboro falls to 0-9 and out of playoffs

GUYTON - The Statesboro Blue Devils season woes continued Thursday evening, dropping a 21-7 matchup against the South Effingham Mustangs.

October 28, 2016 | By BROOKS RYNDERS | Prep Sports 360

Southern smothered

Halloween is still a few days away, but Georgia Southern fans will be hard-pressed to find anything scarier than what they witnessed at Paulson Stadium ...

October 28, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Eagles falling apart midseason

That 3-0 start for Georgia Southern this season seems like a blip from the distant past.

October 28, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Georgia Southern's offense is not worth the money

Sports are an unorthodox system if economics - they defy all logical rules we know as the consumer.

October 28, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports

Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks past Wizards 114-99

ATLANTA - Dwight Howard dominated the boards in his Atlanta debut, Paul Millsap scored 28 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. ignited the new-look Hawks to a ...

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

World Series returns to Wrigley for first time in 71 years

CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was followed by cameras and cellphones. A couple of pitchers from the Cleveland Indians played hacky sack in the ...

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Titans end home woes, roll to 36-22 victory over Jaguars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total ...

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

No. 25 Virginia Tech holds off Pitt in 39-36 win

PITTSBURGH - One of the nation's worst secondaries kept daring Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans to throw. So he did. Over. And over. And over.

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Jones won't use no-calls to make a statement

ATLANTA - Julio Jones knows his Falcons teammates are watching to see how he responds in every situation on the field.

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Wildfires burning around South

BROOKSIDE, Ala. - Wildfires are charring hundreds of acres daily in the South as drought conditions worsen across the region, and the heavy, widespread rains that ...

October 27, 2016 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local

Marching competition to showcase 24 bands

In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in ...

October 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

All eyes on Cristiano Ronaldo as scoring slump continues

MADRID - The Spanish league is off to a tight race atop the standings, with five teams separated by only three points. Yet, most of the ...

October 27, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

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