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Iraqi prime minister vows to fight militias in Basra to the end

BAGHDAD - Iraq's prime minister vowed Thursday to fight ''until the end'' against Shiite militias in Basra despite protests by tens of thousands of followers of a radical cleric in Baghdad and deadly clashes across the capital and the oil-rich south.

April 11, 2008 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Egyptian editor gets 6-month prison sentence for stories on president’s health

CAIRO, Egypt - A journalist who reported on the president's alleged health problems was sentenced to six months in prison, which rights groups criticized Thursday as media harassment by the government.

April 11, 2008 | By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Texas home to 4 of nation’s top 10 growing cities; population continues shift to South, West

DALLAS - Four Texas metropolitan areas were among the biggest population gainers as Americans continued their trend of moving to the Sun Belt in 2006 and 2007, according to Census Bureau estimates to be released Thursday.

April 11, 2008 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press Writer | National


Boyfriend of woman who sat on toilet is arrested on complaint for exposure

NESS CITY, Kan. - A man whose girlfriend sat on a toilet for so long that the seat adhered to her body has been arrested in a separate case.

April 11, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Police say Pa. man stopped at Canada border admits killing parents to avoid going to rehab

BROOKVILLE, Pa. - A man who police say killed his 74-year-old parents to avoid going to rehab was charged with murder Thursday after he tried to enter Canada.

April 11, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


In about-face, Comcast to stop hampering of Internet file-sharing, will treat all data equally

PHILADELPHIA - Comcast Corp., an Internet service provider under investigation for hampering online file-sharing by its subscribers, announced Thursday an about-face in its stance and said it will treat all types of Internet traffic equally.

April 11, 2008 | By DEBORAH YAO AP Business Writer | National


Oil jumps as an attack on an Iraqi pipeline slows oil exports; traders ignore stronger dollar

NEW YORK - Oil futures shot back above $107 a barrel Thursday after the bombing of an Iraqi oil pipeline diverted investors' attention away from a stabilizing U.S. dollar.

April 11, 2008 | By JOHN WILEN AP Business Writer | National


Bridge 3/28

Galileo wrote, "All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

April 11, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Founder of JetBlue Airways announces plans for new Brazilian airline starting in 2009

SAO PAULO, Brazil - The founder of JetBlue Airways announced plans Thursday for a new Brazilian airline that would begin operating next year with three jets and eventually grow to a fleet of 76 planes flying nationwide.

April 11, 2008 | By ALAN CLENDENNING AP Business Writer | Associated Press


Wis. girl, 11, dies of treatable diabetes probed after parents pick prayer over medicine

WESTON, Wis. - Police are investigating an 11-year-old girl's death from an undiagnosed, treatable form of diabetes after her parents chose to pray for her rather than take her to a doctor.

April 11, 2008 | By ROBERT IMRIE Associated Press Writer | National


FDA investigating possible link between Merck’s Singulair allergy drug and suicide

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is investigating a possible link between Merck's best-selling Singulair and suicide.

April 11, 2008 | FDA investigating possible link between Merck’s Singulair allergy drug and suicide AP Business Writer | National


Swing into Spring Friday at Mill Creek

The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball and softball season tonight at Mill Creek Park. The event, now in its seventh year, will also include music, exhibition games, tattoo art, balloons as well as the traditional first pitch of the season and comments from local dignitaries.

April 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Woman disarmed at University of Louisville health center; 2 kids found dead at off-campus home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Two children were found dead in a home Thursday morning by police sent to check on them after an armed University of Louisville student was briefly involved in a hostage situation on campus.

April 11, 2008 | By BRETT BARROUQUERE Associated Press Writer | National


Dear Abby 3/28

DEAR ABBY: I recently moved in with my 41-year-old fiance, "Sean." He's a great guy, never married, no children, and I love him dearly.

April 11, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, March 27, 2008

April 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local


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Ogeechee Technical College set to host Go Back. Move Ahead. event

Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.

May 26, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local






Cleveland, Atlanta plenty of lowlights

ATLANTA - On the sports misery index, Atlanta and Cleveland are hard to beat.

May 25, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Study: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with climate change

WASHINGTON - Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.

May 25, 2015 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Associated Press


Scientists peek into healthy brains to look for clues about Alzheimer's

WASHINGTON - Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.

May 25, 2015 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sheriff's Foundation gets an unexpected gift

Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.

May 25, 2015 | | Local


'It's a debt we can never fully repay'

ARLINGTON, Va. - President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay" them for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.

May 25, 2015 | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press | Associated Press


Statesboro council to discuss alcohol ordinance at work session Wednesday

Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

May 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Business briefs

Brannen Morton joins Herald staff as digital specialist

May 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Business


Hospital names employee of the year

Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

May 25, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Port set for record year

SAVANNAH - The top executive over Georgia's seaports in Savannah and Brunswick said he expects another record-breaking fiscal year following a busy spring in which East Coast ports benefited from a labor dispute on the West Coast.

May 25, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Business


Living with Children with John Rosemond: Childhood: Adopted children need no special treatment

Q: We have two children, ages 9 and 5, and are considering adopting a third, perhaps an older child, even a teenager. Do you have any advice for us?

May 24, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Young widows speak out about managing grief, seeking support

NEW YORK - Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed prematurely years earlier offered her a chair.

May 24, 2015 | LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press | Life


Chelsea Clinton to publish 'It's Your World'

Delete NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.

May 24, 2015 | The Associated Press | Life


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