DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband, age 77, has had constipation problems his whole life. He used your bran, prune juice and applesauce mix each morning for years with success. He was tired of it until he started eating eight to 10 gingersnaps with his coffee each morning. It is a pleasant change and works very well for him. I thought perhaps someone else would like to give it a try.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Plans for a casino just outside Gettysburg were shot down last year, but the site of the Civil War's bloodiest battle is threatened by spreading home construction, a preservation group says.
DEAR ABBY: I am 18 years old. I live with my girlfriend, and we live with her mother, 7-year-old sister and her stepdad.
If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. If an item costs far less than you believe it should, there is probably something wrong. Perhaps it is broken; or it is a fake, not a designer item. In this deal, there seems to be a no-cost play, but it proves to be incredibly expensive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the second time in as many weeks, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Tuesday faced demands for his resignation over mismanagement at the Justice Department that resulted in misleading Congress.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments will return to the North Charleston Coliseum in 2008 before moving to Chattanooga, Tenn., for the next two years.
First, look at the West hand. East opens one heart and South makes a two-spade weak jump overcall. Should West pass, or raise to three hearts?
JUPITER, Fla. - Braden Looper's move from setup man to the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation appears to be succeeding.
WASHINGTON - Army Surgeon General Kevin C. Kiley abruptly stepped down under pressure from military superiors, the third top Army official forced out in the fallout from revelations of shabby treatment of wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. is selling a controlling stake in Aston Martin, creator of exotic $100,000-plus sports cars made famous in James Bond movies.
This weekend's early switch to daylight-saving time was billed as a little re-enactment of the Y2K computer problem at the turn of the millennium. And as it happened, the daylight bug appeared to have equally minor results.
DEAR DR. GOTT: About two years ago, I started having difficulty sleeping. I could barely get two hours of sleep each night.
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After a 10th-place finish at the Hackler Invitational Monday, the Georgia Southern golf team will have little time to rest as it prepares for the 28th annual Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational Saturday and Sunday at Forest Height Country Club. Georgia Southern will host 17 other schools, including three of the nation's top five teams, seven ranked in the top 25 and 11 in the top 50, according to the latest GolfWeek polls.
Reddick, Riggs, Hunter and Kennedy, P.C., CPAs announce the addition of two new staff accountants to their firm.
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ATLANTA - Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) - It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.
CHICAGO - During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he is an increasingly rare kind of baseball fan.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Just two days into Atlanta's offseason workout program, Falcons coach Mike Smith is calling for major improvement on both sides of the line of scrimmage.
We are currently in a period of the year I like to refer to as golf heaven. The Masters tourney is over, the weather is beautiful, the courses aren't overrun with strangers from the northern tier of the country and green fees have returned to normalcy. It's time to get out there and embarrass myself once more.
A nip-and-tuck Region 3-AAAA semifinal got a rude interruption from Mother Nature as lightning and rain postponed Tuesday's game between Statesboro and Wayne County at Mill Creek Regional Park.
PINEHURST, N.C. -Hayden Anderson aced the par-3 ninth hole with a 5-iron to spark a Georgia Southern run, and the Eagles held off Chattanooga by a stroke to claim the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship Tuesday at National Golf Club.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appears to be highly skeptical of laws that try to police false statements during political campaigns, raising doubts about the viability of such laws in more than 15 states.
WASHINGTON - A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.
SAVANNAH - Land once used to bury garbage near the Port of Savannah has been converted to a man-made ecosystem of marsh grasses and microbes, bugs and birds aimed at cleaning pollutants from rainwater before it reaches the Savannah River.
ATLANTA - A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
PINEHURST, N.C. – Hayden Anderson aced the par-3 ninth hole with a 5-iron to spark a Georgia Southern run, and the Eagles held off Chattanooga by a stroke to claim the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship Tuesday at National Golf Club.