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Big change for welfarist Sweden: School choice

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Schools run by private enterprise? Free iPods and laptop computers to attract students?

August 10, 2008 | By MALIN RISING Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bombings in western Indian city kill 29

AHMADABAD, India - Bombs exploded Saturday near a busy market and a hospital in a western Indian city, killing 29 people and injuring 88 a day after deadly blasts struck the southern technology hub of Bangalore.

August 10, 2008 | By R.K. MISRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Iowans to congressmen: Stop immigration raids

POSTVILLE, Iowa - An immigration raid that arrested nearly 400 people in northeastern Iowa scarred a small town and tore families apart, residents said Saturday.

August 10, 2008 | By HENRY C. JACKSON By HENRY C. JACKSON | National


17 injured in NYC building's 2nd blaze in 6 weeks

NEW YORK - An explosion blew apart walls and hurt 17 people in an apartment building still recovering from a fire six weeks earlier, authorities said.

August 10, 2008 | By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press Writer | National


Bermuda leader's son, a doctor, faces sex charges

LOS ANGELES - About two months ago, Dr. Kevin Antario Brown was hobnobbing with guests at a celebrity poker tournament at the Playboy Mansion, his disaster-relief medical charity the beneficiary of the lavish event.

August 10, 2008 | By THOMAS WATKINS Associated Press Writer | National


Rice in diplomatic race against time

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - In a global kick to the tape, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is grasping for diplomatic victories before the Bush administration's exit from the world stage in January.

August 10, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


No angry lines of customers after bank takeover

PHOENIX - Customers of two banks closed by federal regulators were assured that every penny of their money was protected, preventing lines of angry accountholders from forming Saturday.

August 10, 2008 | By AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press Writer | National


Impact on wildlife limited in Miss. River spill

NEW ORLEANS - A large fuel spill that has shut down 100 miles of the Mississippi River for four days has had a limited impact on wildlife so far, but officials are worried about fragile wetlands downstream.

August 10, 2008 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Writer | National


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy

If you're a student of the Bible (and maybe even if you're not), the story of Joseph in the closing chapters of the book of Genesis is one you've heard before.

August 10, 2008 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


Gay bias alleged in San Diego Bay shooting death

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - To police, Steven Hirschfield was violent and out of control when he clambered aboard a patrol boat sent to rescue him in the San Diego Bay during a gay pride party.

August 10, 2008 | By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - July 27

(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.)

August 10, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Mo. funeral home accused of mishandled bodies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri's attorney general on Friday accused a funeral home of improperly handling bodies, including one that was stored in an electrical room for 10 months without being embalmed or refrigerated.

August 10, 2008 | By CHRIS BLANK Associated Press Writer | National


Detective details confrontation with Detroit mayor

DETROIT - A detective working a criminal case against Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick said coincidence led him to a house to try to deliver a subpoena.

August 10, 2008 | By ED WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


NYC adds double dutch to school sports calendar

NEW YORK - The popular urban street pastime called double dutch, in which competitors jump between two ropes twirled eggbeater-style, is getting more recognition, becoming an officially sanctioned sport in New York City high schools.

August 10, 2008 | By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press Writer | National


Castro fails to announce reforms as hoped during Revolution Day address

SANTIAGO, Cuba - President Raul Castro warned Washington that Cuba would stay focused on defense regardless of who wins November's presidential election, but failed to announce more changes to the communist system during a major address Saturday night.

August 10, 2008 | By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Knee-deep in a southeast Georgia swamp, a woman wades through the water all alone.

June 26, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER Herald Intern | Local


Kathy Bradley: Summer solstice, summer storm

At about 9 o'clock Monday night, I stood in the middle of the front yard and took in the magic. Over my right shoulder ...

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Houston hosts free kids camp

Womack Field at Statesboro High School could have easily been mistaken for a National Football League preseason training camp on Saturday as it hosted the ...

June 26, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Webb-Kelly

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Webb of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leigh of Statesboro, to Patrick Thomas Kelly of Alpharetta, Ga., son ...

June 26, 2016 | | Weddings


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: 'Team boats' powered by horses gain popularity on the river

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Your children, teenagers don't need smart phones

Q: Our 12-year-old has a smart phone. I know you don't approve, but all - and I do mean all - of his friends have them ...

June 26, 2016 | | Life


Bray-DiNello

Drs. Chip and Sally Bray of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Joy Bray, to Edward Carl DiNello, son of Mrs. Shirley DiNello ...

June 26, 2016 | | Weddings


Crosby Anniversary

Guy and Linda Crosby of Metter, formerly of Savannah, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 5, 2016. Mr. and Mrs. Crosby, along with their ...

June 26, 2016 | | Weddings




Tormenta wins fourth straight

June 25, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Carl Edwards takes the pole for road course race at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Carl Edwards edged AJ Allmendinger to earn the stop starting spot Sunday on the road course race at Sonoma Raceway.

June 25, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


With 1-0 loss to Colombia, US finishes 4th in Copa America

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute, and the United States finished ...

June 25, 2016 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


New state laws kick in July 1

ATLANTA - The month of July kicks off the new year for state government. It's also the first effective day for dozens of laws passed ...

June 25, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Mets survive Matz's meltdown, hold off Braves 8-6

ATLANTA - The latest lesson in Steven Matz's rookie season left the New York Mets dangerously close to blowing an eight-run lead.

June 25, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


NFL to interview Matthew, Peppers, Harrison in PEDs probe

NEW YORK - Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked ...

June 25, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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