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NTSB tests visibility at site of LA train crash

LOS ANGELES - Investigators on Tuesday were conducting a test to determine when the engineers of two trains were able to see each other in the moments before the head-on crash that killed 25 people.

October 01, 2008 | By DAISY NGUYEN Associated Press Writer | National


Stocks fluctuate after Fed keeps rates unchanged

NEW YORK - Wall Street fluctuated in a wide range Tuesday after the Federal Reserve disappointed some investors by keeping interest rates unchanged, but also sent a signal to the markets that the economy is not in dire straits.

October 01, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National


Ailing witness returns to stand in Simpson trial

LAS VEGAS - A witness who fell ill during the first day of testimony in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery trial returned to the stand Tuesday morning and was cross-examined about four words important to the case: ''put the gun down.''

October 01, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


AIG shares fall as it fights for a lifeline

NEW YORK - Its future in the balance, American International Group huddled Tuesday with Federal Reserve officials to find the cash the huge insurer needs to stay in business and avoid igniting more global financial turmoil.

October 01, 2008 | By IEVA M. AUGSTUMS and STEPHEN BERNARD Associated Press Writers | National


FDA defends plastic linked with health risks

WASHINGTON - With scientists at odds over the safety of a chemical found in plastic baby bottles, metal cans and other food packaging, consumers got minimal guidance Tuesday about how to protect themselves.

October 01, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and LINDSEY TANNER Associated Press Writers | Washington


Fingers crossed, Petraeus leaves Iraq

BAGHDAD - Gen. David Petraeus, whose strategy for countering the Iraq insurgency is credited by many with rescuing the country from all-out civil war, stepped aside Tuesday as Gen. Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the conflict.

October 01, 2008 | By ROBERT BURNS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


China tainted milk scandal spreads: Exports tested

BEIJIN - China's latest product safety scandal - tainted milk formula blamed for killing two Chinese babies and sickening 1,200 - expanded to include more foods Tuesday, with state media reporting some formula produced by companies involved was exported.

October 01, 2008 | By TINI TRAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Olmert, Abbas sit down in possibly final meeting

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sat down together Tuesday night, possibly their last meeting before the Israeli leader leaves office, making a final push to forge a peace agreement by the end of the year.

October 01, 2008 | By MARK LAVIE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Unity agreement doesn’t slow exodus of Zimbabweans

MUSINA, South Africa - A power-sharing deal has not stopped the flow of Zimbabweans streaming into South Africa to escape the hunger and poverty wrought by runaway inflation in their homeland.

October 01, 2008 | By DONNA BRYSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Probe finds flap failure on doomed Madrid plane

MADRID, Spain - Wing flaps that help lift a plane on takeoff failed on the Spanair flight that crashed last month and an alarm to warn pilots of the problem never sounded, according to an initial report Tuesday on the accident that killed 154 people.

October 01, 2008 | By DANIEL WOOLLS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Fed leaves key rate unchanged

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve kept a key interest rate unchanged Tuesday, saying that strains in financial markets have ''increased significantly'' but that it would keep an eye on them and act, if needed.

October 01, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press Writer | Washington


House takes up offshore drilling

WASHINGTON - The House moved toward a vote Tuesday to end the longtime ban on oil drilling in Atlantic and Pacific waters. Republicans called it a Democratic ruse that would leave most untapped offshore oil out of bounds.

October 01, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Rangel won’t step down from tax-writing post

WASHINGTON - Rep. Charles Rangel will not step down as chairman of a powerful tax-writing committee as he undergoes an ethics investigation by fellow lawmakers, his lawyer said Tuesday.

October 01, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Studio Stateboro Vodcast - Grape Stomp Festival; Bulloch History Moment: Homer Cling Parker

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 16, 2008

October 01, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - September 17

(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.)

October 01, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


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No children on school bus in Friday morning accident

No children were on a school bus Friday morning that was involved in an accident at the intersection of the Bypass and Cypress Lake Road.

April 28, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Devils out in first round

Less than two weeks ago the Statesboro girls' soccer team was 10-4 overall, 6-1 in region play and on the verge of winning their first ...

April 28, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the nation's tax code could provide significant tax cuts for the working-class voters who elected him ...

April 27, 2017 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | Associated Press


Cagle to address GS graduation

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will be keynote speaker for Georgia Southern University's Saturday, May 6, graduation for students receiving baccalaureate degrees.

April 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘Georgia on My Mind’ flower show exhibits the splendor of spring

Flowers were blooming Friday at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau on South Main Street, where the Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs presented its biannual ...

April 27, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Wild pitch seals win for Eagles

It took a lot more drama - and one more inning - than Tuesday night's cozy 15-7 victory stroll, but Georgia Southern completed a home-and-home sweep ...

April 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southeast Bulloch splits first round with Crisp

CORDELE - After just missing on several opportunities in the first half, the Southeast Bulloch Lady Jackets connected on three shots from outside the 18-yard penalty ...

April 26, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Sports


Attorney: Hernandez hinted at suicide weeks before his death

BOSTON - Aaron Hernandez hinted about suicide weeks before he was found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, according to a jailhouse friend who ...

April 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

STUTTGART, Germany - Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match on ...

April 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jenkins County hospital closing

Another rural hospital is closing its doors in Georgia.

April 26, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


99 years of vivid memories

Guests and members of the Friends of the Library received a rare treat Monday night at the annual Friends of the Library meeting.

April 26, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Eagles come up short at Sun Belt championship

DESTIN, Fla. – Archer Price and Steven Fisk each won two matches, but the Georgia Southern men's golf team came up short, falling 3-2 to ...

April 25, 2017 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Sports


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