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Stephen Leacock, a Canadian writer and economist, said, "Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."

October 17, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Stocks little changed after snapback rally

NEW YORK - Financial markets uneasily awaited a Senate vote on the government's proposed financial sector bailout Wednesday, with stock prices showing sharp fluctuations and credit markets still extremely tight. The Dow Jones industrials, down more than 200 points in early trading, recovered to show a slim gain.

October 16, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National


O.J. friend testifying for defense in Vegas trial

LAS VEGAS - A close friend of O.J. Simpson took the stand in his armed robbery and kidnapping trial Wednesday, and a prosecutor said he'll ask the witness about allegations he wanted to put out a murder contract on a former co-defendant.

October 16, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


Notorious ex-fugitive appeals NY murder conviction

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A former fugitive convicted of killing a state trooper and wounding two others in 2006 continues to make trouble as an inmate as his lawyers move forward with an appeal, officials said.

October 16, 2008 | By BEN DOBBIN Associated Press Writer | National


Bouncer manslaughter cases in 2004 death of GSU student dropped

NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges Wednesday against the last two Bourbon Street bouncers accused of suffocating a visiting Georgia Southern University student to death after a dispute about getting into a French Quarter karaoke bar on New Year's Eve 2004.

October 16, 2008 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Local


Study traces AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago

NEW YORK - The AIDS virus has been circulating among people for about 100 years, decades longer than scientists had thought, a new study suggests.

October 16, 2008 | By MALCOLM RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 10/2

You may get a few good opportunities to form a partnership in the year ahead, but not all will be to your advantage. Watch out for a potential partner who can't offer resources or knowledge - an alliance must have parity if it is to succeed.

October 16, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/2

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 82-year-old lady who wants to praise the vitamin B-6 that I take daily. A year ago, the fingers of my right hand were numb, and I had a terrible time picking up small objects. My son said a friend had a wrist problem, and, after taking B-6, it went away. I tried it, and my fingers are just fine. I've been clear for over a year now.

October 16, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Idaho fair accused of evicting paralyzed woman

NAMPA, Idaho - Rose Harn peers out at the world with one working eye, her arms curled tightly against her shriveled body. A rag under her chin catches her drool.

October 16, 2008 | By JESSIE L. BONNER Associated Press Writer | National


Parents file lawsuit in China against dairy firm

BEIJING - The parents of a 1-year-old boy who developed kidney stones after drinking infant formula tainted with an industrial chemical are suing the dairy at the heart of the scandal, state media reported, as tests implicated 15 more companies Wednesday.

October 16, 2008 | By GILLIAN WONG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Congress leaders optimistic on revived bailout

WASHINGTON - The Senate pushed toward passage Wednesday of a $700 billion financial industry bailout, and opposition to the package among House Republican conservatives appeared to be softening as well, thanks partly to a provision to increase insurance for people's deposits.

October 16, 2008 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


High court rebuffs Louisiana in child rape case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court declined Wednesday to revisit its recent decision outlawing executions for people convicted of raping children.

October 16, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Governors, businesses up pressure for bailout bill

WASHINGTON - Governors and business lobbyists pressured lawmakers Wednesday to pass a $700 billion financial industry bailout as top lawmakers prepared for another face-off on the issue - this time in the Senate.

October 16, 2008 | By PETE YOST and ALAN FRAM Associated Press Writers | Washington


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kickin' it for Diabetes; High Hope Art Show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 1, 2008

October 16, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - October 2

(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.)

October 16, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


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