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Longest-held political prisoner freed in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner, journalist Win Tin, was freed Tuesday after 19 years behind bars and vowed to continue his struggle to achieve democracy in the military-ruled country.

October 08, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Girl’s hand reattached after jump rope accident

LOS GATOS, Calif. - A 6-year-old girl is recovering after surgeons reattached her left hand, severed when it was caught in a loop of jump rope that had snagged on the axle of her mother's car.

October 08, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Bush: world must stand united against terrorism

UNITED NATIONS - President Bush, who once warned that the United Nations was endanger of becoming irrelevant, said Tuesday that multinational organizations are now ''needed more urgently than ever'' to combat terrorists and extremists who are threatening world order.

October 08, 2008 | By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Sudan: Abducted Europeans located in Sahara desert

ABU SIMBEL, Egypt - Sudan on Tuesday said it knows the location of 11 Europeans tourists and their kidnappers on its territory, but has no immediate plans for a rescue operation.

October 08, 2008 | By SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Iranian president blames US for market collapse

UNITED NATIONS - Iran's president blamed U.S. military interventions around the world in part for the collapse of global financial markets ahead of his speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly.

October 08, 2008 | By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Interpol wants to help Afghans track militants

KABUL, Afghanistan - When the Taliban engineered a prison break in the southern city of Kandahar in June, nearly 900 inmates escaped but not a single one had been fingerprinted or photographed.

October 08, 2008 | By JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Calif. tribe fears losing land if dam is raised

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. - The federal government is considering enlarging a dam to boost the state's water supply, which would flood what little land remains above water where a Native American tribe had fished and farmed for centuries.

October 08, 2008 | By SAMANTHA YOUNG Associated Press Writer | National


Google phone to cost $179, debut Oct. 22

NEW YORK - The first cell phone running Google Inc.'s mobile software looks something like Apple Inc.'s iPhone and has a large touch screen, but it also packs a trackball, a slide-out keyboard and easy access to Google's e-mail and mapping programs.

October 08, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Michael Guido 'improving' after fall

Dr. Michael Guido, renowned evangelist from Metter, "is improving" after a recent fall in which he injured his head. Staff at Guido Gardens in Metter say "he is still very weak, but is trying to walk around his home for exercise every day."

October 08, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after sexually assaulting GSU student

A man police said sexually assaulted a woman at Eagle Villas is behind bars without bond.

October 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Last tree-sitters come down from Calif. redwoods

SCOTIA, Calif. - After more than 20 years of protests, the last two people living in the giant redwoods of Northern California were climbing down for good, convinced by the new owners of the forest that the ancient trees would be spared from the saw.

October 08, 2008 | By EVELYN NIEVES Associated Press Writer | National


Pa. ex-coroner gets probation over 911 password

LANCASTER, Pa. - A former county coroner received probation Tuesday for giving newspaper reporters the password to a restricted 911 Web site, and the judge who handed down the sentence accused the journalists of violating their professional ethics.

October 08, 2008 | By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press Writer | National


Soldiers guard and teach students at school in DMZ

TAESUNGDONG, South Korea - Inside the barbed-wire walls of Korea's Demilitarized Zone, schoolchildren in the hamlet known as ''Freedom Village'' competed Tuesday in foot races and showed off their traditional drumming skills.

October 08, 2008 | By JEAN H. LEE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - One Book, One Community Library Event; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 23, 2008

October 08, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - September 24

(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 08, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


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Senate GOP shelves health bill

WASHINGTON - Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President ...

June 27, 2017 | By ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM Associated Press | Associated Press


Opioid overdose prevention medicine available now at Forest Heights Pharmacy: No prescription needed

Not only is opioid abuse a national epidemic, but it is just as much a problem in Georgia and even in Bulloch County also. Nationally ...

June 27, 2017 | | Locally Owned




Trump travel ban partly reinstated

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim ...

June 26, 2017 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Associated Press


Thousands of borrowers still waiting for loan forgiveness

BOSTON - Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over.

June 26, 2017 | By COLLIN BINKLEY Associated Press | Associated Press


'Beat the Freeze' promo catching fire for Braves

ATLANTA - When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game ...

June 26, 2017 | By ANDY BUHLER Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


In the Pits: Earnhardt's farewell tour kicks off

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might ...

June 26, 2017 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


United States aims to impress at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They ...

June 26, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press | Sports


Woman hit by car after striking bicyclist with her own car

A Millen woman was struck by a passing car on Sunday after she stopped to help a man on a bike whom she had struck ...

June 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

MULTAN, Pakistan - Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as ...

June 26, 2017 | | Associated Press


Man shot twice in the leg early Monday

An unidentified man was shot twice in the leg early Monday morning but refused to cooperate with police and would not press charges.

June 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A Boro restaurant update

When the college students return in August, they better come back very hungry. Here is an update on new restaurant options they will have in ...

June 26, 2017 | | Local


G&R Farms partners with FFA

G&R Farms in Tattnall County has finalized an agreement with the National FFA Organization to support scholarships for students in production agriculture. Under the ...

June 26, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




Inmate mistakenly released re-captured shortly after escape

A man mistakenly released Saturday night from the Bulloch County Jail was recaptured less than an hour after he was let go, according to a ...

June 25, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


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