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October 13, 2007 | | Anniversaries


Ask Dr. Gott 9/29

DEAR DR. GOTT: In your past columns, I have read where some of your readers have treated severe leg cramps with quinine sulfate. I used a quinine product by the trade name Q-Vel until it was taken off the market. Since then, I have used 250-milligram tablets of quinine sulfate by prescription from my family doctor to relive severe leg cramps. These leg cramps occur in my upper-thigh area after strenuous exercise or climbing on a ladder. I use the quinine tablets only prior to or immediately after exercising or climbing. I have been using quinine for over 30 years ...

October 13, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Smith-Wiggins

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wiggins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their son, Matthew Wiggins of Longmont, Colo., to Kimberly T. Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Smith.

October 13, 2007 | | Wedding Planner


Woman left in CT scanner for hours after clinic closes

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A cancer patient says she was left alone in a CT scanner for hours after a technician apparently forget about her, and she finally crawled out of the device, only to find herself locked in the closed clinic.

October 13, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Police identify body of missing Chicago woman

CHICAGO - A badly decomposed body found behind several vacant businesses in Calumet City this week is that of a Chicago woman reported missing nine days ago, authorities said Friday.

October 13, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Veterinary official: bluetongue viral outbreak in British livestock

LONDON - Bluetongue, an animal disease previously unknown to British shores, is now officially a full-fledged outbreak, government officials said Friday.

October 13, 2007 | By RAPHAEL G. SATTER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Soldiers in Myanmar club and drag away activists, occupy Buddhist monasteries, cut Internet

YANGON, Myanmar - Soldiers clubbed and dragged away activists while firing tear gas and warning shots to break up demonstrations Friday before they could grow, and the government cut Internet access, raising fears that a deadly crackdown was set to intensify.

October 13, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Animal rights activists try to figure out who’s dumping rabbits on Long Island, N.Y.

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. - Animal rights activists are hopping mad because they can't find the wascals who've been dumping domestic wabbits all over the place.

October 13, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


6 die from brain-eating amoeba in warm lake waters; health officials tracking cases

PHOENIX - It sounds like science fiction but it's true: A killer amoeba living in lakes enters the body through the nose and attacks the brain where it feeds until you die.

October 13, 2007 | By CHRIS KAHN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 9/28

Partnering with others could play an important role in your affairs. Although some may hold the major positions in the union, time will prove that you're better suited to head things up and others will yield to your leadership.

October 12, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Police Report - September 28

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 12, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Myanmar soldiers shoot at anti-junta protesters for second day, killing at least 9 people

YANGON, Myanmar - Soldiers with automatic rifles fired into crowds of anti-government demonstrators Thursday, killing at least nine people in the bloodiest day in more than a month of protests demanding an end to military rule.

October 12, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Congress set to add 4 million people to insurance program despite Bush veto threat

WASHINGTON - Congress is rushing to add 4 million people to a popular children's health insurance program, knowing President Bush will likely win a veto fight and hand Democrats a campaign issue for next year's elections.

October 12, 2007 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Nation


Florida judge rules father fit to get girl in Cuban custody case

MIAMI - A 5-year-old Cuban girl at the center of an international custody dispute should be returned to her father, unless separating the child from her Miami foster parents would cause her extreme harm, a judge ruled Thursday.

October 12, 2007 | By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ Associated Press Writer | Nation


Texting, Facebook are new security tools after Virginia Tech

NEW YORK - When a masked freshman came to campus at St. John's University with what police said was a loaded rifle sticking out of a bag, the school alerted students via cell-phone text messages within 18 minutes.

October 12, 2007 | By VERENA DOBNIK and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Writers | Nation


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Portal softball puts on a show against Claxton

PORTAL - It was barely a contest Tuesday afternoon as Portal bats and gloves alike caught fire to blow Claxton out of the water.

September 16, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Nationals clinch, blank Braves 3-0

ATLANTA - The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves sell naming rights to SunTrust

ATLANTA - The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Outdoor Life: Early season Whitetail hunting can be productive

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins.

September 16, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Column: Hindsight is a Ryder Cup tradition that's like no other

Tom Watson didn't appear to be kicking himself.

September 16, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA's Richt not ruling out RB Nick Chubb vs. Troy

ATHENS - Perhaps Georgia's depth at tailback didn't take an immediate hit after all when freshman Nick Chubb had surgery on Monday to repair his fractured left thumb.

September 16, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA


Local Roundup: SHS to honor 1964 Blue Devils

Statesboro High will honor its 1964 football team on its 50th reunion on Sept. 26-27.

September 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

September 16, 2014 | By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press | NASCAR


Falcons LT Matthews returns

FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews has returned to practice after missing last week's loss at Cincinnati with a sprained left ankle.

September 16, 2014 | ASSOCIATED PRESS | Atlanta Falcons


Criticism mounting for Vikings after Adrian Peterson decision

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

September 16, 2014 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

WASHINGTON - A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.

September 16, 2014 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


New Statesboro Visitors Center makes a grand entrance

Hundreds of people joined community leaders Tuesday afternoon for the official ribbon cutting of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau's Regional Visitors Center.

September 16, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Constitution Week begins Wednesday

Constitution Week begins Wednesday and runs through Tuesday, Sept. 23, celebrating the 227th anniversary of the signing of this great document.

September 16, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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