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Iraqi views mixed on US presidential contest

BAGHDAD - Wasan Salah hopes Barack Obama will win the presidency because ''he wants to withdraw the troops.'' An Iraqi Christian woman thinks he will too - and so she's rooting for John McCain.

November 19, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


20 reported dead in German bus accident

HANNOVER, Germany - A tour bus caught fire on a highway near the northern German city of Hannover on Tuesday night, killing 20 people, after a passenger reportedly sneaked a cigarette, police said.

November 19, 2008 | By JUERGEN VOGES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Fears rise of wider conflict in Congo

GOMA, Congo - Congo's warring rivals traded accusations Tuesday that Angola, Zimbabwe and Rwanda are mobilizing forces to fight in Congo, as the prime minister flew into this besieged city to assess weeks of fighting that has displaced a quarter million people.

November 19, 2008 | By MICHELLE FAUL AND TODD PITMAN Associated Press Writers | Associated Press


Obama elected nation's first black president

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama was elected the nation's first black president Tuesday night in a historic triumph that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself.

November 19, 2008 | | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 11/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: You have written several times about Restless Legs Syndrome, but I feel you left out one very important thing. Were any of these people taking statin drugs?

November 19, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Voting goes smoothly, but turnout lower than expected

Bulloch County voting officials said Election Day went smoothly, but voters at one Statesboro precinct had to battle long lines throughout the day.

November 19, 2008 | By JAKE HALLMAN | Local


Ask Dr. Gott 11/4

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently went on a trip that involved traveling 1,100 miles. During that time, I developed a blood clot in my right leg that moved into the bottom of both lungs. Because of this, I had several tests done. One was a CT scan, and, during this, they incidentally found what appeared to be a tumor on one of my kidneys. I was given the anticoagulant Coumadin to start immediately and told to check out the kidney problem when I got home.

November 18, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Pumpkin Parade; Pet Fun Day

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, November 3, 2008

November 18, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


US jury convicts Venezuelan in cash suitcase case

MIAMI - A federal jury convicted a wealthy Venezuelan Monday of acting as an illegal foreign agent who came to the U.S. to cover up a Latin American political scandal involving a cash-stuffed suitcase smuggled into Argentina.

November 18, 2008 | By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 11/4

It is normally correct to play toward an honor combination, but not always. How would you try to land nine tricks in no-trump on today's deal? West leads the diamond nine.

November 18, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 11/4

In the year ahead, be sure to increase your expertise in your chosen field of endeavor when you see what others are doing all around you. If you don't keep up, you could be left out of the fray.

November 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Analysis of Ga. constitutional amendments

Georgia voters will do more than cast a ballot for president Tuesday. They also will consider three amendments to the state constitution affecting land use, tax and development policies.

November 18, 2008 | | Local


Stocks mostly advance ahead of election

NEW YORK - Wall Street barely budged in extremely quiet trading Monday as investors largely overlooked a weak reading on the manufacturing sector ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

November 18, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National


2 children abandoned under Neb. safe-haven law

OMAHA, Neb. - Two more teenagers have been abandoned at Nebraska hospitals under the state's much-criticized safe haven law, bringing the number of mostly older children dropped off to 26 since July, authorities said.

November 18, 2008 | By MARGERY A. GIBBS Associated Press Writer | National


Controversial ex-Chicago alderman pleads guilty

CHICAGO - A former Chicago politician who led white aldermen in a spectacular feud with the city's first black mayor 25 years ago pleaded guilty Monday for his role in a real estate kickback scheme just as his trial was about to begin.

November 18, 2008 | By MIKE ROBINSON Associated Press Writer | National


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Panel OKs law to stop surprise medical bills

The effort to reduce "surprise" medical bills in Georgia took another key step Thursday with legislation passing a Senate health committee.

February 23, 2018 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Trump says arm US teachers

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told conservatives Friday that even Second Amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence in schools, offering a red-meat ...

February 23, 2018 | By KEN THOMAS and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Feb. 23 - Dr. Curtis Gordon Hames Jr. passed away February 20, 2018, after battling leukemia.

Dr. Curtis Gordon Hames Jr.

February 22, 2018 | | Obituaries


UTA rolls past Georgia Southern

ARLINGTON, Texas - Kevin Hervey scored 21 points and hit all five of his 3-pointers in the second half to lead UTA to an 83-63 Sun ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


GS Ladies no match for UT Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas - The UT Arlington women's basketball team avenged an earlier season Sun Belt Conference loss to Georgia Southern, picking up a 70-49 victory ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


US may never see another spiritual leader like Billy Graham

MONTREAT, N.C. - In the wake of the Rev. Billy Graham's death, religion scholars say this much is clear: There will never be another ...

February 22, 2018 | By JEFF KAROUB and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Associated Press


Deep divisions over arming teachers

Utah teacher Kasey Hansen says carrying a concealed weapon in school is "more of a solution" than hiding in a corner and waiting if an ...

February 22, 2018 | By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press | Associated Press


Georgia Southern walk-on tryouts to be named for Edwin Jackson

Georgia Southern head football coach Chad Lunsford announced Thursday that the walk-on tryouts for the program moving forward will be named in honor of Edwin ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Blue Devils ready for second round of state

The Statesboro Blue Devils were able to rebound from the region championship loss to New Hampstead as they knocked off Bainbridge 55-35 in the opening ...

February 22, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Statesboro girls charging into new season

Last season, the Statesboro girls soccer team nearly won its region and easily secured a spot in the Class AAAAA state tournament. This time around ...

February 22, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Feb. 22 - Ms. Hedy Louise Bridges Bachman, age 68, died Monday, February 19, 2018, at East Georgia R

Ms. Hedy Louise Bridges Bachman

February 21, 2018 | | Obituaries


Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

MONTREAT, N.C. - As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years ...

February 21, 2018 | By RACHEL ZOLL and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Associated Press




Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

PARKLAND, Fla. - Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but ...

February 20, 2018 | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, JOSH REPLOGLE and TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Associated Press


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