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Bridge 8/9

Social writer Eric Hoffer claimed: "The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings."

August 23, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 8/9

Conditions that have an effect on your work or career could lead to some unexpected changes in the year ahead. Keep a flexible frame of mind, so you can roll with the times in ways that you can capitalize on.

August 23, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 8/9

DEAR DR. GOTT: You have repeatedly recommended niacin instead of statins for lowering cholesterol. I will be going to my doctor soon for my routine physical and plan on asking if this is an appropriate option for me, as I realize every case and body is different.

August 23, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 8/9

DEAR ABBY: I am a high school teacher who has been encountering some problems with my students.

August 23, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Gates endorses big expansion of Afghan army

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates has endorsed a new five-year, $17 billion plan to increase the size of the Afghan army by about 50,000 troops.

August 23, 2008 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Police Report - August 9

(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.)

August 23, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Detroit mayor charged with 2 felony assault counts

DETROIT - Moments after a judge ruled that Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be released from jail if he pays a $50,000 bond, Michigan's attorney general announced he was charging the mayor with two felony assault charges stemming from a confrontation between Kilpatrick and a sheriff's detective.

August 23, 2008 | By ED WHITE and COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer | National


Productivity growth slowed in spring

WASHINGTON - The efficiency of America's workers grew at a slightly slower pace in the spring as companies sought to produce more with leaner work forces. Workers' compensation growth slowed, too.

August 23, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA Associated Press Writer | Washington


German authorities join in ’Rockefeller’ probe

BERLIN, Conn. - The investigation into the identity of a mysterious man accused of kidnapping his daughter in Boston and wanted for questioning in the 1985 disappearance of a California couple has gone international.

August 23, 2008 | By PAT EATON-ROBB and SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Writer | National


California eyes cattails to combat climate change

RIO VISTA, Calif. - On one side of the gravel road are hundreds of acres of corn. On the other is a different crop that scientists hope will enable farmers to rebuild sinking islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, combat global warming and make a profit at the same time.

August 23, 2008 | By STEVE LAWRENCE Associated Press Writer | National


Investigators probe deadly NorCal chopper crash

JUNCTION CITY, Calif. - After a long day battling one of Northern California's most stubborn wildfires, dozens of weary firefighters gathered in a remote wilderness clearing near the fire's front lines to get a chopper ride back to camp.

August 23, 2008 | By TERENCE CHEA and MARCUS WOHLSEN Associated Press Writer | National


Georgia says Russian aircraft bombed its air bases

DZHAVA, Georgia - Russia sent columns of tanks and reportedly bombed Georgian air bases Friday after Georgia launched a major military offensive Friday to retake the breakaway province of South Ossetia, threatening to ignite a broader conflict.

August 23, 2008 | By MUSA SADULAYEV Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy

The bumper sticker had this bit of wisdom: "Headed in the Wrong Direction? God Allows U-Turns."

August 23, 2008 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


Elizalde-Howard

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howard of Statesboro announce the engagement of their son, Michael Hunter Howard, to Nidia Elizabeth Elizalde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis Julian Elizalde of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.

August 23, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


Stubbs-Staffins

Rachel Anna Stubbs and Ralph Calvin Staffins III were united in marriage at 6:00 in the evening on Saturday, May 17, 2008. The ceremony was held at First Baptist Church in Statesboro and was performed by Dr. John Waters and Mr. Olan Stubbs.

August 23, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


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In a battle of Sun Belt heavyweights, Georgia Southern gave UT Arlington a good fight, but ran out of gas in the late rounds.

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Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON - Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try ...

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