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Consumer borrowing unexpectedly surges in March

WASHINGTON - Consumer borrowing rose in March at the fastest pace in four months, more than double the increase of the previous month.

May 22, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press Writer | Washington


AP Interview: Paulson says credit crisis may be fading

WASHINGTON - The worst of the credit crisis may have passed, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Wednesday, while acknowledging that rising gas prices will blunt the effect of 130 million economic stimulus checks. He ruled out a second stimulus package for now.

May 22, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA and MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press Writers | Washington


FMB AOTW: Rogers lead CHS into playoff

Claxton pitcher Matthew Rogers is in the same boat with the rest of the Tigers. They're in the Top 10 in the state (Class A), and they've never played a postseason game.

May 22, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Toll from Myanmar cyclone may reach 100,000: US diplomat

YANGON, Myanmar - Bodies floated in flood waters and survivors tried to reach dry ground on boats using blankets as sails, while the top U.S. diplomat in Myanmar said Wednesday that the toll from the cyclone and its aftermath may reach 100,000.

May 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


6 fraternities suspended in drug probe at San Diego State U.

SAN DIEGO - San Diego State University has suspended six fraternities after a sweeping drug investigation that landed dozens of students in jail on suspicion of openly dealing drugs on campus.

May 22, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Mich. high court says gay partners can’t get health benefits

LANSING, Mich. - Local governments and state universities in Michigan can't offer health insurance to the partners of gay workers, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

May 22, 2008 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press Writer | National


Eagle softball moves through round one

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - No. 2 seed Georgia Southern received home runs from sophomore Jenny Side (Loganville, Ga.) and Amanda Hall (Haddock, Ga.) to defeat No. 7 seed Appalachian State 4-2 in the first round of the Southern Conference Softball Tournament Wednesday afternoon at Patriots Point.

May 22, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Colombia extradites paramilitary warlord to US to face drug trafficking charges

BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia extradited a paramilitary warlord to the United States on Wednesday for trial on drug charges, accusing him of violating a peace pact by selling drugs and commanding illegal militia fighters from prison.

May 22, 2008 | By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


China steps up fight against virus sickening young kids

BEIJING - China announced Wednesday new rules that require health care providers to report all cases of a viral illness that has killed 28 children and sickened thousands in outbreaks across the country.

May 22, 2008 | By AUDRA ANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Cowen elected new Irish premier

DUBLIN, Ireland - Finance Minister Brian Cowen was elected Ireland's new prime minister Wednesday, and he pledged to keep the country on its pro-European course through choppy economic waters.

May 22, 2008 | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bush criticizes new Cuban leadership

WASHINGTON - President Bush said Wednesday that Cuba's post-Fidel Castro leadership has made only ''empty gestures at reform'' and rejected calls for easing of U.S. restrictions on the communist island.

May 22, 2008 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Washington


The Eagles Nest: D-Rich steps up for GSU & Foster watch

The Eagles Nest for Wednesday, May 7.

May 22, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON & ALEX PELLEGRINO vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | The Eagles Nest - 07-08


Clearwire, Sprint Nextel to form $14.55B wireless company

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Clearwire and Sprint Nextel said Wednesday they will combine their wireless broadband units to create a $14.55 billion communications company.

May 22, 2008 | By DAVID TWIDDY AP Business Writer | National


Exemption to 40-year-old billboard ban in Vt. worries some

MONTPELIER, Vt. - For 40 years, it's been the guardian of the state's pastoral landscapes, keeping interstates and back roads clear of outdoor advertising.

May 22, 2008 | By JOHN CURRAN Associated Press Writer | National


Idaho student says teacher tossed his Mexican flag in trash

TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A high school student says he may file a lawsuit against a physical education teacher who took a Mexican flag he had brought for Cinco de Mayo and put it in the garbage.

May 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


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Indians beat Braves for longest winning streak in 34 years

ATLANTA - Corey Kluber insists no one in the Cleveland clubhouse is talking about the Indians' longest winning streak in 34 years.

June 28, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on ...

June 28, 2016 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Parks and Rec teams participate in Lyons Tournament

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department Mite Boys with Machine All-Star Teams traveled to Lyons recently to participate in the 54th Annual Lyons ...

June 28, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and master of defense, dies at 85

Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.

June 28, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Spieth facing long odds of a better year than '15

AKRON, Ohio - Any other year, Jordan Spieth would feel this has been a very good season.

June 28, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Shhh: Serena Williams, coach don't discuss '22' at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Leave all the chatter about Serena Williams' pursuit of her 22nd major singles trophy to others.

June 28, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Tiny Iceland's dream Euro 2016 rolls onto quarterfinals

NICE, France - Iceland has become the darling of the European Championship thanks to its underdog status and an uncompromising 4-4-2 formation that has made the ...

June 28, 2016 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


Rio CEO: Security, not Zika, is biggest concern for Olympics

WASHINGTON - The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus.

June 28, 2016 | By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Benghazi report concludes

WASHINGTON - House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by ...

June 28, 2016 | By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press | Associated Press


The Hirsch ERA Real Estate Team – Market leaders in Bulloch

With an illustrious career that spans more than 23 years, there is no one more respected in the Bulloch County real estate market than Pat ...

June 28, 2016 | | Locally Owned




Chisenhall's HR helps streaking Indians beat Braves 8-3

ATLANTA- Trevor Bauer complained that he wasn't as sharp as in recent outings.

June 27, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


In the Pits: Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days with Sonoma victory

SONOMA, Calif. - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 27, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Amid crisis, Rio gov. warns Olympics could be 'big failure'

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that theOlympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls that threaten ...

June 27, 2016 | By JENNY BARCHFIELD Associated Press | Sports


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