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Stocks surge as investors anticipate yearend rally

NEW YORK - Investors believing that Wall Street is on the verge of a yearend rally piled into the market Tuesday, brushing off more weak economic data while they scarfed up stocks and propelled the Dow Jones industrials up 300 points to its highest close in four weeks.

November 19, 2008 | By SARA LEPRO and TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National


Women lead in bacteria, hands down

WASHINGTON - Wash your hands, folks, especially you ladies.

November 19, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID Associated Press Writer | Washington


Iraqi views mixed on US presidential contest

BAGHDAD - Wasan Salah hopes Barack Obama will win the presidency because ''he wants to withdraw the troops.'' An Iraqi Christian woman thinks he will too - and so she's rooting for John McCain.

November 19, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


20 reported dead in German bus accident

HANNOVER, Germany - A tour bus caught fire on a highway near the northern German city of Hannover on Tuesday night, killing 20 people, after a passenger reportedly sneaked a cigarette, police said.

November 19, 2008 | By JUERGEN VOGES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Fears rise of wider conflict in Congo

GOMA, Congo - Congo's warring rivals traded accusations Tuesday that Angola, Zimbabwe and Rwanda are mobilizing forces to fight in Congo, as the prime minister flew into this besieged city to assess weeks of fighting that has displaced a quarter million people.

November 19, 2008 | By MICHELLE FAUL AND TODD PITMAN Associated Press Writers | Associated Press


Obama elected nation's first black president

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama was elected the nation's first black president Tuesday night in a historic triumph that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself.

November 19, 2008 | | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 11/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: You have written several times about Restless Legs Syndrome, but I feel you left out one very important thing. Were any of these people taking statin drugs?

November 19, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 11/4

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently went on a trip that involved traveling 1,100 miles. During that time, I developed a blood clot in my right leg that moved into the bottom of both lungs. Because of this, I had several tests done. One was a CT scan, and, during this, they incidentally found what appeared to be a tumor on one of my kidneys. I was given the anticoagulant Coumadin to start immediately and told to check out the kidney problem when I got home.

November 18, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Pumpkin Parade; Pet Fun Day

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 3, 2008

November 18, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


US jury convicts Venezuelan in cash suitcase case

MIAMI - A federal jury convicted a wealthy Venezuelan Monday of acting as an illegal foreign agent who came to the U.S. to cover up a Latin American political scandal involving a cash-stuffed suitcase smuggled into Argentina.

November 18, 2008 | By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 11/4

It is normally correct to play toward an honor combination, but not always. How would you try to land nine tricks in no-trump on today's deal? West leads the diamond nine.

November 18, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 11/4

In the year ahead, be sure to increase your expertise in your chosen field of endeavor when you see what others are doing all around you. If you don't keep up, you could be left out of the fray.

November 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Analysis of Ga. constitutional amendments

Georgia voters will do more than cast a ballot for president Tuesday. They also will consider three amendments to the state constitution affecting land use, tax and development policies.

November 18, 2008 | | Local


Stocks mostly advance ahead of election

NEW YORK - Wall Street barely budged in extremely quiet trading Monday as investors largely overlooked a weak reading on the manufacturing sector ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

November 18, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National


2 children abandoned under Neb. safe-haven law

OMAHA, Neb. - Two more teenagers have been abandoned at Nebraska hospitals under the state's much-criticized safe haven law, bringing the number of mostly older children dropped off to 26 since July, authorities said.

November 18, 2008 | By MARGERY A. GIBBS Associated Press Writer | National


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Dean, Gillespie relieved of duties from Georgia Southern staff

David Dean and Rance Gillespie have been relieved of their duties as Georgia Southern's co-offensive coordinators, head football coach Tyson Summers announced Sunday. A ...

December 04, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


One win doesn't define your season, even an upset

Saturday was the first time all season I actually felt like I was at a Georgia Southern football game.

December 04, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Winning is the only way up, no matter the method

No matter the level, Georgia Southern football doesn't seem to be interested in doing things the traditional way.

December 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles take down Troy

In a season where just about everything went wrong, Georgia Southern ended the right way.

December 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Penn State makes playoff case with 38-31 win over Wisconsin

INDIANAPOLIS - As Penn State's band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted "We Are Penn ...

December 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Deshaun Watson's mission is not over.

December 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

ATLANTA - A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in ...

December 03, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK AP Retail Writer | Local


UPDATE: Summers to continue as Georgia Southern head football coach

Georgia Southern Eagles Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein released a statement Saturday afternoon affirming that head football coach Tyson Summers would remain in place as coach ...

December 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


In Macedonia's fake news hub, teen shows AP how it's done

VELES, Macedonia - On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open ...

December 02, 2016 | By ZANA CIMILI and RAPHAEL SATTER Associated Press | Associated Press




Southern sweeps Savannah

Georgia Southern weathered an early storm of red-hot Savannah State shooting and finished the night by showcasing its own offensive firepower.

December 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


ECI looks to remain unbeaten in tonight's semi-final

Though the current seeding may not indicate it, Friday's game between Emanuel County Institute and Macon County is a true one versus two matchup.

December 01, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


BA romps over Metter in 2016 debut meet dual meet

In front of a packed gymnasium for their first dual meet of the season, Bulloch Academy romped Metter High School 72-12 for their first win ...

December 01, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Hurts brings more big plays than freshman mistakes to Bama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.

December 01, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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