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Democrats favored in electoral map

EDITOR'S NOTE: First in an occasional series that explores the electoral math needed to win the White House.

May 11, 2008 | By LIZ SIDOTI Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


BA wins state

ALBANY - The Bulloch Academy boys' track team amassed 138 points to blow away 17 other teams to win the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA track and field championship Saturday.

May 11, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON | Sports


Negotiators reach tentative farm bill deal

WASHINGTON - Congressional negotiators reached a tentative agreement Friday on a multibillion-dollar farm bill that includes a hefty increase for nutrition programs at a time of rising food prices.

May 11, 2008 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS Associated Press Writer | Washington


US official: Iran boosting support for Iraqi insurgents

WASHINGTON - Iran is ratcheting up its support for militias in Iraq, providing them with newly manufactured weapons and bringing them across the border to receive training from members of Tehran's elite Republican Guard, U.S. military officials said Friday.

May 11, 2008 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Zimbabwe’s ruling party unlikely to control parliament

HARARE, Zimbabwe - A recount of votes for 10 parliamentary seats shows the opposition won six of them in last month's elections, the electoral commission said Saturday, making it unlikely that the ruling party can wrest control of parliament.

May 11, 2008 | By ANGUS SHAW Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Dalai Lama says he’s ready for serious talks with China

DHARMSALA, India - The Dalai Lama said Saturday he welcomed China's offer to meet his envoy and said the two sides needed to talk seriously about how to resolve the problems that triggered riots in the Tibetan capital last month.

May 11, 2008 | By ASHWINI BHATIA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


NKorean defectors vow to disrupt SKorea Olympic torch relay

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean defectors vowed Saturday to disrupt the South Korean leg of the Olympic torch relay in protest of China's repatriation of refugees to the North where they could face execution.

May 11, 2008 | By JAE-SOON CHANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


French police come to Calif. to look into mysterious death

SAN FRANCISCO - The last time anyone saw Hugues de la Plaza alive, he was out celebrating a promotion with a few friends at a nightclub.

May 11, 2008 | By JASON DEAREN Associated Press Writer | National


4.7 quake rocks Reno as area’s seismic activity continues

RENO, Nev. - More than 50 aftershocks were recorded on the west edge of Reno after an earthquake that shook cans off shelves, knocked pictures off walls and dislodged rocks on hillsides along the Sierra Nevada.

May 11, 2008 | By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press Writer | National


Medical marijuana patients face transplant hurdles

SEATTLE - Timothy Garon's face and arms are hauntingly skeletal, but the fluid building up in his abdomen makes the 56-year-old musician look eight months pregnant.

May 11, 2008 | By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


Negative rhetoric seen beyond campaign trail

WASHINGTON - Scorching rhetoric and negative campaigning aren't confined to the long presidential contest. They're spilling over into other segments of public life.

May 11, 2008 | By TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer | Washington


Slain groom-to-be’s fiancee: ’Justice system let me down’

NEW YORK - The fiancee of an unarmed man shot to death by police on his wedding day said Saturday that ''the justice system let me down'' when the three detectives were acquitted of all charges in his killing.

May 11, 2008 | By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press Writer | National


Fire in Connecticut apartment building leaves 150 homeless

NORWICH, Conn. - A fast-moving fire destroyed a large apartment complex early Saturday and authorities were looking for dozens of people reported unaccounted for.

May 11, 2008 | By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Writer | National


San Diego beaches remain closed after fatal shark attack

SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Authorities kept watch Saturday over a stretch of Southern California beaches, scanning the waters for a shark they believe killed a triathlete a day earlier.

May 11, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Fort Riley atheist soldier speaks out on lawsuit

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - Like hundreds of young men joining the Army in recent years, Jeremy Hall professes a desire to serve his country while it fights terrorism.

May 11, 2008 | By JOHN MILBURN Associated Press Writer | National


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Unconditional love, leadership can change a 'bad' child

True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her "readers ...

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah River becomes first trade route in Ga.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: To fight a mockingbird

On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Counts-Jones

Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Counts of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Renata Elizabeth of Atlanta, to Marion McWhirter "Mac" Jones, son of ...

May 29, 2016 | | Weddings


Akins-Gilbreth

Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Akins (and Kathy Akins) of Register announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Akins of Register, to Cy Gilbreth, son of ...

May 29, 2016 | | Weddings




Everyone wants to win 100th Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track.

May 28, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Braves win first home series

ATLANTA - Braves interim manager Brian Snitker says Gordon Beckham is "bouncing around like he's a teenager."

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




More Atlantic storms predicted for 2016

MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...

May 27, 2016 | By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians

Bulloch Academy: William Downs

May 27, 2016 | | Life


Delegates in hand, Trump says he has nomination

BISMARCK, N.D. - Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's ...

May 26, 2016 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Social Security: Many opt in early

CHICAGO - Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll ...

May 26, 2016 | By ADAM ALLINGTON For The Associated Press | Associated Press


‘Missing Man Table’ honors fallen veterans

For almost a decade, Vandy's Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...

May 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




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