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Probe under way into Miami crane construction site accident that kills 2 workers, hurts 5

MIAMI - Authorities are investigating what caused a section of construction crane to plummet 30 floors into a home that a contractor used for storage, killing two people in the nation's second deadly crane accident in 10 days.

April 10, 2008 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press Writer | National


Use of physical restraints on patients declines greatly in nursing homes

WASHINGTON - The use of physical restraints on nursing home patients declined nearly 40 percent nationally in recent years as the federal government, states and the nursing home industry placed greater emphasis on eliminating what once was a common practice.

April 10, 2008 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Washington


American Airlines cancels about 200 flights to inspect MD-80 aircraft

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines canceled about 200 flights on Wednesday so its crews can inspect some wire bundles aboard its MD-80 aircraft.

April 10, 2008 | | National


Crash survivor, misidentified as classmate who was killed, marvels at life in new book

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Critically injured in a highway crash that killed five others, mourned as dead by relatives and friends after a stunning identity mix-up, Whitney Cerak still marvels at being alive - and wonders why.

April 10, 2008 | By JOHN FLESHER Associated Press Writer | National


California aerospace company unveiling new rocket for space tourism

LOS ANGELES - A California aerospace company plans to enter the space tourism industry with a two-seat rocket ship capable of suborbital flights to altitudes more than 37 miles above the Earth.

April 10, 2008 | By JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press Writer | National


Sacrifice, speed and planning saved 42 crew members when their fishing boat sank off Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska - The call came at 2:52 a.m. Sunday.

April 10, 2008 | By STEVE QUINN Associated Press Writer | National


The Eagles Nest: Life of a kicker

The Eagles Nest for Wednesday, March 26.

April 10, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON & ALEX PELLEGRINO vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | The Eagles Nest - 07-08


Prosecutor in Miami terror trial says war with US government was behind Sears Tower plot

MIAMI - War with the U.S. government was at the heart of a terrorist plot to destroy Chicago's Sears Tower and bomb FBI offices, a prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments in the retrial for six Miami men accused of conspiring with al-Qaida.

April 10, 2008 | By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press Writer | National


Eagles lead nation in hitting

The first NCAA national rankings were made public Wednesday and Georgia Southern baseball found itself ranked at or near the top in several offensive categories. The Eagles will bring a 14-8 overall record and 3-0 mark in Southern Conference play to the College of Charleston this weekend.

April 10, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Water still rising in eastern Ark. as officials begin to assess damage from week of flooding

SAND HILL, Ark. - There were sunny skies but rising waters Wednesday in eastern Arkansas, where federal officials have begun to gather their first damage assessments in the week-long floods that have displaced residents and soaked homes and businesses in nearly half the state.

April 10, 2008 | By TOM PARSONS Associated Press Writer | National


EPA appeals court challenge to its mercury regulation

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration has appealed a court ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency violated the federal Clean Air Act when it issued less stringent requirements to reduce mercury releases from power plants.

April 10, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Paulson calls for broad look at whether investment houses should be under federal oversight

WASHINGTON -The crash of Wall Street's once mighty Bear Stearns underscores the need to bring investment houses under the kind of federal oversight that has long been given to commercial banks, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Wednesday.

April 10, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


No bait necessary: Scientists test plan to use sound to entice fish to catch themselves

BOSTON - Call them Pavlov's fish: Scientists are testing a plan to train fish to catch themselves by swimming into a net when they hear a tone that signals feeding time.

April 10, 2008 | By JAY LINDSAY Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: Statesboro Diamond Devils pound ARC

AUGUSTA - The Statesboro baseball team pounded out 17 runs on 16 hits to beat the Academy of Richmond County 17-3 on Wednesday.

April 10, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Jury deciding punishment for Texas man convicted of burning his young daughter in a microwave

GALVESTON, Texas - Jurors resumed deliberations Wednesday on punishment for a young father convicted of badly injuring his infant daughter by putting her in a microwave.

April 10, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer | National


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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First bank opens in nation, puts branch in Savannah

Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 02, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Up With People: Meet the cast, part 2

About 100 members of the Up With People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of Aug. 24–31 ...

August 02, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Averitt Center season tickets for 2015–16 season go on sale Aug. 4

Special to the Herald

August 02, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Make a will – protect loved ones

You care about your spouse. You care about your children. You care about your family. You care that the hard work you have done no ...

August 02, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: School bells ring as summer lingers

In less than 24 hours, yellow buses loaded with precious people make their way to schools across the county. To many adults and children, the ...

August 02, 2015 | Julie Lavender Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Living with Children with John Rosemond: To homeschool or not to homeschool?

With increasing frequency over the past 10 years or so, parents have asked me various questions about homeschooling, all pretty much boiling down to "Should ...

August 02, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Consumer Q's: Turmeric and 'Autumn Minarets'

Question: What exactly is turmeric? I see it in more restaurant dishes and things at the grocery store.

August 02, 2015 | Arty Schronce Special to the Herald | Weddings




Phillies take series, beat Braves 12-2

PHILADELPHIA- Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory ...

August 01, 2015 | By AARON BRACY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Original sound of emperor's speech released

TOKYO - The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World ...

August 01, 2015 | By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press | Associated Press


CDC's top modeler makes estimates, courts controversy

ATLANTA - Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.

August 01, 2015 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Local


Boro readies for Up with People experience

The multinational cast of Up with People is in the middle of an international tour to mark the group's 50th anniversary of helping and ...

August 01, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Rail terminal set for construction

SAVANNAH - Banking on demand from local carpet manufacturers as well as automakers in neighboring states, the Georgia Ports Authority is building a $24 million inland ...

August 01, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Brown, Howard lead Phillies over Braves 9-3

PHILADELPHIA - No ace, no closer, no problem.

August 01, 2015 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66

GAINESVILLE, Va. - Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to ...

August 01, 2015 | By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press | Sports


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