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Study secretly tracks cell phone users outside US

WASHINGTON - Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home.

June 19, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


Mukasey defends military commissions for terror cases

FARMINGTON, Pa. - Attorney General Michael Mukasey, defending military commissions to prosecute suspected terrorists, told federal judges Wednesday the upcoming trials will be ''in the best traditions of the American legal system.''

June 19, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | National


Bulloch teachers 'upset' about CRCT

Bulloch County students who failed portions of a state-mandated test are hitting the books again during a summer remediation program aimed towards improving their test scores.

June 19, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Judge: Army wrong to allow logging at Cypress Lake without permit

SAVANNAH - A federal ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers wrongly waived a permit for logging on a private lake has clarified an exemption in pollution laws and could lead to better wetland protection, an environmental group said Monday.

June 19, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Obama names a Kennedy to help pick a veep

NEW YORK - Barack Obama turned to the hunt for a running mate Wednesday, with Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters urging him to put her on the ticket now that she's decided to back his inevitable nomination.

June 19, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Ex-Bush health chief’s firm wins Sept. 11 work

WASHINGTON - As President Bush's health chief, Tommy Thompson proudly trumpeted millions of taxpayer dollars to help workers sickened by the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center, even amid complaints that his agency wasn't doing enough.

June 19, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 6/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently read your letter about the reader who uses a Tic Tac for nighttime dry mouth. I use Halls Sugar Free cough drops because I am diabetic. Please put this tip in your column for others to use.

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


Venezuelan intelligence law draws protests, seen as potential tool against dissent

CARACAS, Venezuela - A new intelligence law that President Hugo Chavez enacted by decree is drawing protests from human rights activists who say it could lead to serious violations of civil liberties and become a tool for cracking down on dissent.

June 18, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Astrograph 6/4

In arrangements or involvements where you are free to call your own shots, you will do quite well in the year ahead. Conversely, when another is running the show, it will put limits on your talents and skills.

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


Nevada nuclear dump application filed Tuesday

WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said Tuesday he's confident the government's license application to build a nuclear waste dump in Nevada will ''stand up to any challenge anywhere.''

June 18, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Report: Assad says talks with Israel need US sponsor

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Syria's president said he was willing to hold direct peace talks with Israel in the future under U.S. sponsorship, laying out his vision of how negotiations could progress.

June 18, 2008 | By BARBARA SURK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


UN: 1 million in Myanmar aren’t getting basic aid

BANGKOK, Thailand - More than 1 million people still don't have adequate food, water or shelter a month after a devastating cyclone swept through Myanmar, and the military junta's policies are hindering relief efforts and driving up the cost of aid operations, the United Nations said Tuesday.

June 18, 2008 | By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ark. jail guard accused of smuggling drugs in food

TEXARKANA, Ark. - A corrections officer who had been making frequent takeout food deliveries to the county jail was caught sneaking syringes inside tacos and marijuana under chili, authorities said.

June 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Woman to plead guilty in NY governor call girl scandal

NEW YORK - A woman accused of helping run the prostitution ring patronized by New York's disgraced ex-governor plans to plead guilty Tuesday, her lawyer said.

June 18, 2008 | By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 03, 2008

June 18, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Feb. 24 - Mrs. Lucille Weathersbee Harbeson, age 76, died on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the Og

Mrs. Lucille Weathersbee Harbeson

February 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


Revamped lineup gives Braves plenty of hope heading into '17

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After two dismal seasons, there's hope for the Atlanta Braves.

February 23, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Return to triumph, tragedy

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded in his T-shirt, jeans and sneakers for a head-to-toe pilot uniform, climbed up the portable stairs and ...

February 23, 2017 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Eagles fall to conference-leading Lady Trojans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team (11-13, 7-6 SBC) fell to the top-seeded Little Rock Trojans (20-7, 14-1 SBC) inside of ...

February 23, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Devra Walker passes

Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...

February 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Lady Blue Devils fall in second round of state

As the cliche goes, all good things must come to an end.

February 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Cedar Shoals ousts Statesboro from state playoffs

In the moment of a loss, it's hard to step back and see what all Statesboro boys' basketball has accomplished this season.

February 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Life: Good ideas are hard to find

Not too long ago I cooked up what might be termed as either a dazzling idea or a hair-brained scheme depending on your point of ...

February 23, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports




7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star - and these new worlds could hold life.

February 22, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Associated Press


‘Cat’ coming to Averitt Center

Co-directors Mical Whitaker and Melinda Roell will bring Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to the Emma Kelly Theater this ...

February 22, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


The Dream ...

I was 32 with a newborn child and had just received my cancer diagnosis.

February 22, 2017 | | Locally Owned




Jackets sting Eagles

In previous seasons, Georgia Southern has found some success in sending freshman pitcher straight into the fire to make their first start against Georgia Tech ...

February 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft looms

FORT WORTH, Texas - Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for ...

February 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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