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10 states act to stop teacher sex abuse

Ten states have taken action in recent months to crack down on sexually abusive teachers following a stream of arrests and reports that have documented the problem of educators victimizing students.

June 13, 2008 | By ROBERT TANNER AP National Writer | National


National Spelling Bee begins, record 288 spellers

WASHINGTON - Bright and early at 8:03 a.m., 14-year-old James Bailey of Scottsboro, Ala., stepped to the microphone and confidently spelled ''magenta,'' and the Scripps National Spelling Bee was under way.

June 13, 2008 | By JOSEPH WHITE Associated Press Writer | Washington


Opposition forms against gay rights for NYers

ALBANY, N.Y. - Opposition surfaced Thursday against Gov. David Paterson's directive to state agencies to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states and countries.

June 13, 2008 | By MICHAEL GORMLEY Associated Press Writer | National


Gov’t discloses investigation of crude-oil market

WASHINGTON - Federal regulators are six months into a wide-ranging investigation of U.S. oil markets, with a focus on possible price manipulation.

June 13, 2008 | By DAN CATERINICCHIA AP Business Writer | Washington


White House issues climate report 4 years late

WASHINGTON - Under a court order and four years late, the White House Thursday produced what it called a science-based ''one-stop shop'' of specific threats to the United States from man-made global warming.

June 13, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Washington


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday May 29, 2008

June 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - May 30

(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.)

June 13, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Eagle Science Camp held at GSU

June 13, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Suicide bomber kills 16 in northwestern Iraq

BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber detonated explosives among a group of men seeking police jobs Thursday, killing 16 people crowded around a recruiting station in northwestern Iraq despite warnings of an attack.

June 13, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bear Stearns shareholders OK buyout by JPMorgan

NEW YORK - Bear Stearns shareholders have approved JPMorgan Chase's $2.2 billion buyout, ending the saga of the 85-year-old pillar of Wall Street that crumbled under the weight of its own wagers on high-risk mortgages.

June 13, 2008 | By MADLEN READ and JOE BEL BRUNO AP Business Writer | National


Helicopter crashes at Mich. hospital, no deaths

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A medical helicopter practicing approaches crashed on the roof of a hospital Thursday, catching fire moments after the two people on board escaped with minor injuries, a fire official said.

June 13, 2008 | By JAMES PRICHARD Associated Press Writer | National


NJ, Texas courts scrap awards from Vioxx cases

NEWARK, N.J. - Appeals courts in New Jersey and Texas on Thursday scrapped verdicts against the drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. stemming from some of the earliest trials involving its once popular painkiller Vioxx.

June 13, 2008 | By JEFFREY GOLD AP Business Writer | National


Dubai goes from business to music mecca

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Those who fetch $130 for a barrel of oil can call the tune these days. And it seems the tune is becoming so catchy that even Madonna, the original Material Girl, might be singing soon in this rich Gulf city-state.

June 13, 2008 | By BARBARA SURK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


First tropical storm of Pacific season lashes Central America with rain, winds

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Tropical Storm Alma lashed the coast of Central America with heavy rains and high winds on Thursday after becoming the first such storm of the eastern Pacific season.

June 13, 2008 | By FILADELFO ALEMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


UN chief walked diplomatic tightrope with junta

BANGKOK, Thailand - No mention of Myanmar's detained pro-democracy leader. No talk of holding a controversial vote despite a catastrophic cyclone. Not a word about the military regime's history of human rights abuses.

June 13, 2008 | By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Deal's vetoes on guns, faith bucked his GOP base

ATLANTA - When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed bills allowing guns on college campuses and shielding religious people who deny people services based on their ...

May 04, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party ...

May 04, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLES | Associated Press




Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

INDIANAPOLIS - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination.

May 03, 2016 | By SCOTT BAUER and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press | Associated Press


Mical Whitaker retiring with ‘Charlie Brown’

Happiness is ... the Statesboro Youth Theater's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at the Emma Kelly Theater at 7 p.m ...

May 03, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia governor vetoes 'campus-carry' concealed gun bill

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he has vetoed a bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that was easily approved ...

May 03, 2016 | By RYAN PHILLIPS Associated Press | Local


Mom deserves a Lori Grice portrait

How will your grandchildren's children remember you?

May 03, 2016 | | Locally Owned




Bulloch Academy faculty competes in triathlon

May 02, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Mets hit 3 home runs in 1st, Colon coasts past Braves 4-1

NEW YORK - Lucas Duda and the New York Mets gladly got into a game of home run derby with the Atlanta Braves.

May 02, 2016 | By BEN WALKER AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


In the Pits: Talladega wreckfest comes at a price

Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a ...

May 02, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


LeBron, Cavs hold off Hawks 104-93 in Game 1

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a strong comeback by Atlanta to maintain their chokehold on ...

May 02, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia schools make room for thousands of migrant children

Among the tens of thousands of children fleeing Central America in recent years, roughly 1 in 26 of these young migrants have come to live ...

May 02, 2016 | | Local


Chronic insomnia?

WASHINGTON - Tossing and turning night after night? Don't automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia ...

May 02, 2016 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


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