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Blast rocks Sri Lanka’s capital, wounding 45

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A bomb blast blamed on separatist Tamil Tigers wounded 45 people in Sri Lanka's capital Saturday, while renewed fighting in the embattled north killed 19 rebels and six soldiers, the military said.

September 14, 2008 | By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Satellite phones make cowboys wildfire sentinels

SILVER CITY, Idaho (AP) - The craggy gullies where Idaho cowboy Paul Nettleton runs 1,200 head of cattle are often precious minutes from reliable cell phone coverage.

September 14, 2008 | By JOHN MILLER Associated Press Writer | National


Area Births 8/31

Ashley Elidia

September 14, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Births


Mother of missing Fla. toddler arrested again

ORLANDO, Fla. - The $500,000 bond posted a week ago for the mother of a missing Florida girl was rescinded after she was taken back to jail on check fraud and theft charges, a bondsman said Saturday.

September 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


2 men, 2 suicides, 1 heart and 1 widow

On an overcast spring morning in southeast Georgia, Sonny Graham drank some coffee and headed out the door for another day in the family landscaping business and to take his 9-year-old stepson to the dentist. But Graham made a detour to the backyard shed that he'd built.

September 14, 2008 | By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer | National


Plague threatens prairie dogs, endangered ferrets

INTERIOR, S.D. - On the grasslands a few miles from the pinnacles and spires of Badlands National Park, federal wildlife officials have been waging a war since spring to save one of the nation's largest colonies of endangered black-footed ferrets.

September 14, 2008 | By CHET BROKAW Associated Press Writer | National


Thousands of Harleys parade through Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE - Thousands of people lined a parade route Saturday as Harley-Davidson riders from around the world revved their engines, waved flags and threw candy to the crowd for the iconic motorcycle company's 105th anniversary.

September 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

On Oct. 17, 1918, newspapers reported that contrary to rumors circulating, there were only two "flu" deaths in Statesboro so far. One of those, a North Georgia man, had arrived in town already quite sick. The other, from lower Bulloch, had died while at the Statesboro Sanitarium.

September 14, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Kathy Bradley - Life is never empty

Life is not The Container Store.

September 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Lifestyles Columnists


Davis-Anderson

Ms. Sharon Davis of Brooklet announces the engagement of her daughter, Courtney Rae Davis of Brooklet, to Ricky Dwaine Anderson Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Dwaine Anderson Sr.

September 14, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


Rainwater collectors work to ease shortages

SAN FRANCISCO - Tara Hui climbed under her deck, nudged past a cluster of 55-gallon barrels and a roosting chicken, and pointed to a shiny metal gutter spout.

September 14, 2008 | By MALIA WOLLAN Associated Press Writer | National


Pressure grows on Thai prime minister to resign

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's prime minister vowed Saturday that he would not resign even as pressure mounted with anti-government protesters occupying his headquarters for a fifth day Saturday and disrupting rail and air service.

September 14, 2008 | By SUTIN WANNABOVORN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


India floods strand hundreds of thousands

SAHARSA, India - The deluge came and turned his world to water, so Umesh Kushyaha decided to build a boat.

September 14, 2008 | By GAVIN RABINOWITZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


NYPD: former detective arrested as ’Bling Bandit’

NEW YORK - He was a respected former NYPD detective and a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War who struggled in recent months with inoperable liver cancer.

September 14, 2008 | By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy

In a world where the astounding and extraordinary have become almost commonplace, where it is increasing rare to be really shocked by anything, it is still possible to be happily surprised by the unexpected. Last Saturday, Carole was showing me some new flowers she had planted along the back of the house. Most of them were still a little "dull" from their recent transplanting. But one lone bloom stood out. Its colors were so brilliant, and its petal design so exquisitely arranged, it was truly amazing! We can be glad that God the Creator loves such beauty.

September 14, 2008 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


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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


Dodgers, Latin American players losers in MLB labor deal

NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers, Latin American teenagers and Cubans approaching their mid-20s were losers in baseball's new labor contract, which includes stiffer ...

December 01, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks are spawning more twisters

WASHINGTON - The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed.

December 01, 2016 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Associated Press


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