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Senate adds help for manufacturers, Gulf Coast hurricane victims to housing bill

WASHINGTON - The Senate on Friday supported tax breaks to ailing Rust Belt manufacturers and Gulf Coast residents receiving grants to rebuild homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

April 19, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington

US: 9/11 law allows detention of Chinese Muslim, even without act of terrorism

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration argued Friday that when Congress authorized military action against the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists, it also gave the president the power to detain people who never took up arms against the U.S.

April 19, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington

US, North Korean envoys meeting Tuesday in hopes of restarting nuclear talks

WASHINGTON - The United States said Friday that top U.S. and North Korean nuclear negotiators will meet next week to try to break a deadlock in disarmament talks over how the North will account for its nuclear past.

April 19, 2008 | By ANNE GEARAN AP Diplomatic Writer | Washington

Employers chopped 80,000 jobs last month; jobless rate rose to 5.1 percent

WASHINGTON - Employers buffeted by talk of recession slashed 80,000 jobs in March, the most in five years and the third straight month of losses.

April 19, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington

Bourbon Street bouncer acquitted in GSU student’s death on New Year’s Eve 2004

LAKE CHARLES, La. - A New Orleans bouncer was acquitted Thursday in the death on New Year's Eve 2004 of a Georgia college student whose friends had been excluded from a karaoke bar.

April 19, 2008 | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press Writer | National

Diamond Eagles continue to struggle, lose at Elon

ELON, N.C. - Georgia Southern dropped a 9-6 decision at Elon Friday night. The Southern Conference series opening loss dropped the Eagles to 16-12 overall and 4-3 in league play. Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) matched his season-high of four hits, including a home run

April 19, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern

New European cargo ship docks at space station, delivers food, water, Jules Verne notes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A new European cargo ship flew up to the international space station and docked Thursday, successfully delivering food, water and clothes in its orbital debut.

April 18, 2008 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | National

Astrograph 4/4

There is a good chance you will saddle yourself with additional duties and responsibilities in the year ahead, but you know they will be loaded with rewards and benefits. Your compensation will be great.

April 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

AP IMPACT: States facing budget trouble consider releasing inmates early to save millions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lawmakers from California to Kentucky are trying to save money with a drastic and potentially dangerous budget-cutting proposal: releasing tens of thousands of convicts from prison, including drug addicts, thieves and even violent criminals.

April 18, 2008 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press Writer | National

Local Roundup: Cheer South All-Stars win national championship in Savannah

SAVANNAH - This past weekend, the Cheer South All-Stars Senior Level 4 were awarded the prestigious title of National Cheer Star Grand Champions. The squad scored in first place in their division and also received the highest score given to any team competing, including level 5 squads.

April 18, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports

Eagles to face SoCon-best Elon

Georgia Southern University continues its road stretch in Southern Conference play, traveling to Elon this weekend for a three-game series.

April 18, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern

Sheriff: Man arrested on cocaine charges

After a lengthy investigation during which Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents made a number of undercover drug buys, a Bulloch County man is behind bars without bond.

April 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Ask Dr. Gott 4/4

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read with interest a letter from a reader who had trouble swallowing. I too had trouble swallowing pills and received many suggestions. My general-practice physician told me to gargle with salt water. This didn't help, so I consulted an ear-nose-and-throat specialist. He looked down my throat and knew right away I had cancer on my epiglottis (the "lid" that closes the windpipe during swallowing to prevent inhalation of food). He confirmed his visual observation with a biopsy.

April 18, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break

Police say overnight fire in rural western Pa. home killed as many as 10 people; 2 survived

BROCKWAY, Pa. - A fire engulfed a house in rural Pennsylvania early Thursday, state police said, killing as many as 10 people and forcing one of the survivors to jump naked from the second floor.

April 18, 2008 | By DANIEL LOVERING Associated Press Writer | National

Abuse, neglect seen in 30,000 newborns, government reports; study first to focus on infants

ATLANTA - About 1 in 50 infants in the U.S. are victims of nonfatal child neglect or abuse, according to the first national study of the problem in that age group.

April 18, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | National

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Holiday shoppers get a head start

NEW YORK - Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now that day has taken a backseat to Thanksgiving Day. Still, retailers ...

November 26, 2015 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Associated Press

Turkey, parades, heavy security

NEW YORK - Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number ...

November 26, 2015 | By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press | Associated Press

Plenty for Panthers to prove this year

Coming off an 87-73 loss in the Elite Eight round of the state playoffs, this year's Portal Panthers basketball team won't have the ...

November 26, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN | Prep Sports 360

Listen to the message from God

Parousia, eschatology, antinomianism, deontology, existentialism ... a lot of words that probably don't mean diddly - a technical term - to most of us. Now, if we ...

November 26, 2015 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials

Mall stores must open on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK - Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice.

November 24, 2015 | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer | Associated Press

Don't let airlines lose your luggage this holiday season

NEW YORK - Heading into winter, fliers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage - December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags.

November 24, 2015 | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer | Associated Press

GOP readies next assault on health care law, Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law and block Planned Parenthood's federal funds will spotlight ...

November 24, 2015 | By ALAN FRAM Associated Press | Associated Press

US traffic deaths rise sharply

DETROIT - After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spiked 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call from ...

November 24, 2015 | By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer | Associated Press

SEB can't contain Knights

Southeast Bulloch started off strong, but couldn't finish in a 48-28 loss to Windsor Forest on the second night of the Ladies Night Out ...

November 24, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN | Prep Sports 360

NCAA committee delays plan to fill bowls with losing teams

The NCAA football oversight committee will wait until next week to complete a plan for matching sub-.500 teams with bowls if there are not ...

November 24, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports

Marshall brothers caught in middle of UGA-GT rivalry

ATHENS, Ga. - The Georgia-Georgia Tech rivalry this year will feature a Thanksgiving feast that brings opposing players to the same dinner table.

November 24, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports

Outdoor Life: Rabbit season an opportunity to hear some 'Hound Music'

The season for hunting rabbits opens this month and runs through late February. Pursuing this wily critter of the outdoors has been a passion of ...

November 24, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

Georgia Tech hopes to end bad season on high note

ATLANTA (AP) - Paul Johnson has heard Georgia Tech fans say the Yellow Jackets' record doesn't matter as long as they beat in-state rival Georgia.

November 23, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech

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