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Mom in NY finds snake in crib, coiled around baby's leg

June 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Pluto’s namesakes: Similar bodies are ’plutoids’

WASHINGTON - Pluto is finally getting its day in the sun, after being stripped of planetary status by astronomers two years ago.

June 26, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


New Southern Baptist president pledges to unite

INDIANAPOLIS - Within an hour of being elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Rev. Johnny Hunt was talking about ''turning the tide,'' acknowledging the reality that a denomination that cares so much about winning souls is losing too many.

June 26, 2008 | By ERIC GORSKI AP Religion Writer | National


Bill Clinton cancels commencement speech at UCLA

LOS ANGELES - Bill Clinton on Tuesday canceled a commencement speech at the University of California, Los Angeles, because of a lingering labor dispute.

June 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Organic alcohol sparks new cocktail trend

RIGBY, Idaho - Call it hedonistic environmentalism. Or maybe just eco-conscious imbibing.

June 26, 2008 | By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press Writer | National


Security hole exposes utilities to Internet attack

SAN FRANCISCO - Attackers could gain control of water treatment plants, natural gas pipelines and other critical utilities because of a vulnerability in the software that runs some of those facilities, security researchers reported Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By JORDAN ROBERTSON Associated Press Writer | National


1 hiker dies on Mount Rainier, 2 wait for rescue

LONGMIRE, Wash. - A man on a Mount Rainier day hike died Tuesday and his wife and another hiker were awaiting rescue after the group got caught in a blizzard, officials at the national park said.

June 26, 2008 | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP Associated Press Writer | National


British PM wins vote for tougher terrorism laws

LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Wednesday narrowly won a vote for tougher terrorism laws, emerging with his grip on power shaky but intact after a tough political battle over balancing national security and civil liberties.

June 26, 2008 | By DAVID STRINGER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Lakers, Celtics look to play better in Game 4

LOS ANGELES - Maybe the NBA finals should book an appointment with one of Southern California's finest plastic surgeons.

June 26, 2008 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


US defends airstrikes that angered Pakistan

WASHINGTON - U.S. airstrikes into Pakistan that may have accidentally killed allied fighters have upset the already fragile relations between Washington and Islamabad over how to stem violence in the lawless border region.

June 26, 2008 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Pakistan: US airstrikes kill 11 border troops

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - U.S.-led forces killed Pakistani troops in an airstrike along the volatile Afghan border that Pakistan's army condemned on Wednesday as ''completely unprovoked and cowardly.''

June 26, 2008 | By RIAZ KHAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Fed: High energy, food prices keep economy weak

WASHINGTON - The economy remained ''generally weak'' heading into summer as rising costs for energy and food pounded consumers and forced some companies to push their own prices higher.

June 26, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


House considers extending unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON - Almost 4 million people who can't find a job would get at least $3,900 in extra unemployment benefits to help them survive the weak economy under legislation moving through the House on Wednesday. The White House has threatened a veto of the bill.

June 26, 2008 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Writer | Washington


Stimulus payments result in record May deficit

WASHINGTON - A flood of economic stimulus payments pushed the federal budget deficit to an all-time high of $165.9 billion in May.

June 26, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington


McCain, Obama trade jabs on economy, taxes

WASHINGTON - Republican John McCain accused Democrat Barack Obama on Tuesday of backing measures that would increase both the costs and the taxes paid by small business, and he told a group of owners, ''The federal government shouldn't make your work any harder.''

June 26, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO and CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


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GSU grad helps out Portal Heritage Society

With an undergraduate degree in information technology from Georgia Southern University and years of professional IT experience under his belt, Nathan Flanders made the decision ...

December 11, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Home Grown in Statesboro

A group of Statesboro businesses have teamed up to promote shopping local in a unique way.

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Raven Anderson earns hospital's first DAISY Award

Raven Anderson, RN, a cardiac care nurse at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, is the hospital's first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

December 11, 2017 | | Local


Jen’s Top 10 – Christmas Edition

This is it, y'all. THE list of awesome gifts to check out for this Holiday Season. There is a gift on this list to ...

December 11, 2017 | By JENN MORRISS | Local




Eagles too much for Tigers

Following a week off as the fall semester wrapped up with finals, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team had to shake off some rust ...

December 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Statesboro records sweep of Effingham County

By JOSH AUBREY

December 10, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Adversity does not affect parenting

In a letter to the editor of the La Crosse (Wisconsin) Tribune, psychologist Afton Koball and two colleagues raise objections to a recent column in ...

December 10, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Excelsior becomes first 'real' town in Bulloch Co.

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

December 10, 2017 | | Life


Footprints and South Georgia snow

Owen, the new dog, and I were out walking. At the crossroads, we saw two cars had pulled over. Two cars containing so many children ...

December 10, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Deal — McCook

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Deal of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlie Deal of Statesboro, to Joshua Leonard McCook, son of Mr. and ...

December 10, 2017 | | Weddings


Once an Eagle Scout, always an Eagle Scout

The service project is one of the key - and last - steps to earning the ultimate achievement in the Boy Scouts of America program: the rank ...

December 10, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Opinion: GSU consolidation will benefit all

As a long-time resident of Statesboro and a member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, I am truly excited about what the ...

December 09, 2017 | | Local


Honors Program grads share experiences

The Governor's Honors Program is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in Georgia.

December 09, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




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