WASHINGTON - The number of U.S. troops who have suffered wartime brain injuries may be as high as 360,000 and could cast more attention on such injuries among civilians, Defense Department doctors said Wednesday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, March 4, 2008
WASHINGTON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown called on Americans Wednesday to look up from their own tumbling financial markets to see a world gripped by an "economic hurricane" that could be turned around with U.S. help.
In a formal address to a Joint Meeting of Congress, Brown asserted all is not bad. He predicted that the global economy could double in size over the next 20 years as billions of people move from being producers to consumers.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration kicked off a new program Wednesday that's designed to help up to 9 million borrowers stay in their homes through refinanced mortgages or loans that are modified to lower monthly payments.
Borrowers, however, are being advised to be patient in their efforts to get help because mortgage companies are likely to be flooded with calls.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. He is the first sitting head of state the court has ordered arrested.
The three-judge panel said there was insufficient evidence to support charges of genocide in a war in which up to 300,000 people have died and 2.7 million have fled their homes.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, March 3, 2008
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"That was fabulous!" "We thoroughly enjoyed it!" were comments heard as theater goers exited the Emma Kelly Theater this past weekend. Averitt STARS has once again brought a fun, lively musical to the Emma Kelly Stage as they presented the Broadway musical hit, "Mame."
On Highway 80 heading north from Statesboro sits William James Middle School. In addition to 550 students and 38 teachers, the school has a team of three counselors who assist the faculty and staff.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's top economic officials on Tuesday vigorously defended tax hikes in the administration's $3.6 trillion budget against Republican claims that they would affect nearly all Americans.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and White House Budget Director Peter Orszag, in separate appearances on Capitol Hill, stuck to the administration line that the president's budget would benefit 95 percent of working Americans.
JERUSALEM - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised Tuesday to work with the incoming Israeli government, but delivered a clear message that could put her at odds with the country's next leader: Movement toward the establishment of a Palestinian state is "inescapable."
At the same time, Clinton said she would not dictate orders to Israel, saying the Jewish state would determine its interests. In her first visit to the region as secretary of state, she also pledged "unrelenting" support for Israel's security.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday rolled out a much-awaited program aimed at boosting the availability of credit to U.S. consumers and small businesses.
The Fed will lend up to $200 billion to spur consumer lending - for autos, education, credit cards and other consumer debt. The money will be used to provide financing to investors to buy up the debt.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Mrs. Janice Kay Brown
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A man suspected in a Metter child molestation and rape case was extradited from Missouri back to Candler County to face charges.
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Imagine looking at a yellowed world through a tunnel.
I've said it many times, but it bears repeating: A child's natural response to the proper presentation of authority is obedience; as in ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
The warm climate we experience in Southeast Georgia often leaves cold temperatures few and far between. It's only February and already, I've had ...
I heard about a woman who was so sensitive she even lied about the age of her dog!
Death and dying, event and process, have always generated personal problems, the physical and emotional agonies of grief. Witness the biblical accounts of David's ...
Mr. and Mrs. Guy D. Bland of Jacksonville, Georgia, announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Traci Lyn Bland, to Rand Michael Merchant, son of ...
Mr. and Mrs. Steven L. Attaway of Effingham County announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Brooke Attaway of Brooklet, to Joseph Hunter Robertson, son ...
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Lawson announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Margaret Lawson, to Michael Ray Faglier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Faglier ...