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Mom in Web bullying case turns grief into activism

DARDENNE PRAIRIE, Mo. - When Tina Meier's 13-year-old daughter committed suicide after being bullied on the Internet, her grief was so encompassing she felt at times she couldn't breathe. She had trouble being around loved ones who reminded her of her child. Even today, recollections of those first holidays after Megan's death are foggy at best.

June 14, 2008 | By BETSY TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | National


Dear Abby 5/30

DEAR ABBY: Please answer a question that has me perplexed. Why do people collect autographs?

June 14, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Ask AP: Jet pollution, fraction-of-a-cent coins

It can be a manufacturing plant, a spice grinder or a place where rumors get started. But did you know a ''mill'' can also be one-tenth of a cent - a unit of currency that showed up on state-issued tokens in the 1930s?

June 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Ask Dr. Gott 5/30

DEAR DR. GOTT: Are generic prescription drugs from India safe to use?

June 14, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Crane collapses in New York City; at least 1 dead

NEW YORK - A construction crane collapsed Friday on New York's Upper East Side, smashing into a 23-story apartment building as it fell to the ground, killing one construction worker and seriously injuring two others.

June 14, 2008 | By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press Writer | National


Sect members waiting for children to be returned

SAN ANGELO, Texas - Now, the waiting begins. A Texas Supreme Court ruling paves the way for members of a polygamist sect to get their children out of foster care, but it remains unclear when that might happen or what kind of restrictions might be imposed.

June 14, 2008 | By MICHELLE ROBERTS Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 5/30

In the year ahead, there is an excellent possibility that you could form a dynamic friendship that will have a big influence in your life. This person will bring out the best in you and take you to places you've never been.

June 14, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 5/30

William Shakespeare wrote in one of his sonnets: "But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, / All losses are restor'd and sorrows end."

June 14, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Calif. torture trial airs family horror stories

MURRIETA, Calif. - For weeks, the three wives of Mansa Musa Muhummed and most of their 19 children have been telling a jury countless stories of torture and starvation that they kept to themselves for years.

June 14, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | National


Many consumers spend early rebates on soaring cost of living

CHICAGO - Many Americans allowed themselves to fantasize about large-screen TVs, European vacations and other luxuries when they learned of the federal rebates they'd be getting this spring and early summer.

June 14, 2008 | By DAVE CARPENTER AP Business Writer | National


LI resort proposal features indoor ski mountain

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - The 35-story indoor ski mountain would soar over bucolic pine barrens and farms at the twin forks of Long Island.

June 14, 2008 | By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press Writer | National


States grapple with fuel costs for school buses

RALEIGH, N.C. - The reality of rising fuel prices cost students in a Tennessee school district their bus ride to school this week on the last day of the year.

June 14, 2008 | By WHITNEY WOODWARD Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - May 31

(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)

June 14, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Think gas prices are high? Try $11 in Turkey

PARIS - Americans are shell-shocked at $4-a-gallon gas. But consider France, where a gallon of petrol runs nearly $10. Or Turkey, where it's more than $11.

June 14, 2008 | By ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Astrograph 5/31

In the year ahead, you'll be fortunate to be included in a number of arrangements or situations initiated by others. What you do with them is up to you, but the opportunities will be there to advance yourself greatly.

June 14, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Child rearing has gone 'off the rails'

I am sometimes asked if I think the "parenting pendulum" is swinging back, however slowly, toward where it was 60-plus years ago or at least ...

October 22, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Iced Pumpkin Cookies tantalize the senses

Isn't it funny how powerful our senses can be? My family takes a trip to the Tennessee mountains every fall and you can't ...

October 22, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch towns rise, fall throughout county's history

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 22, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: On the move

For most people, the post-retirement stage of life now lasts for decades. Even those who "hang it up" in their 70s may live another 10-20 ...

October 22, 2017 | | Life


Kiwanis fair brings thrills, chills and skills to the Boro

The 56th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair brought popular favorites, some new attractions and a new safety program for kids to the fairgrounds on Highway 67.

October 22, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Experts: Opioid crisis is hitting Georgia especially hard

ATHENS - The nation's deepening opioid epidemic is hitting Georgia harder than most states, experts say.

October 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local




Gators get to Pinewood for rivalry victory

Earlier in the week Bulloch Academy head coach Terence Hennessy said "We've told our kids you are playing 48 minutes in order to get ...

October 20, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Yellow Jackets on four-game winning streak

GARDEN CITY - With the regular season winding down Southeast Bulloch is peaking at the right time.

October 20, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


Gamecocks go wild

It was homecoming at Kelly Memorial Stadium as the Screven County Gamecocks stayed undefeated and recorded a fifth consecutive shutout against the Josey Eagles (1-7 ...

October 20, 2017 | By McCLAIN BAXLEY Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


Johnson, Kenseth on bubble as Kansas elimination race looms

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jimmie Johnson took time this week to drive the car pool for Hendrick Motorsports whiz kids Alex Bowman and William Byron, while ...

October 20, 2017 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


These aren't your 1988 Dodgers, not even close

These aren't your 1988 Dodgers, not even close.

October 20, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


No. 2 Penn State faces No. 19 Michigan with high stakes

This team is back. That team is back. The practice of proclaiming that a struggling traditional college football power has returned to elite status after ...

October 20, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Something has got to give

There are five winless teams remaining in FBS football. That number is guaranteed to drop by one this weekend.

October 20, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Tech looks to rebound vs. Wake

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech needs to have a short memory.

October 20, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


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