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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


Ask Dr. Gott 5/31

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recall my mother in her later years requesting I trim her toenails, as she wasn't agile enough to perform the task herself. Her nails were so thick and yellow that I had to go for the wire cutters, as clippers would not suffice. Now I am getting in that same situation. Are you aware of a treatment or cure?

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


Dear Abby 5/31

DEAR ABBY: On a recent trip to Europe I learned firsthand the meaning of the term "ugly American," which stems partly from the loud, obnoxious voices we sometimes use in public.

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


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday May 30, 2008

June 14, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Iceland shaken by magnitude 6.1 earthquake

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - A strong earthquake shook southern Iceland on Thursday, damaging roads and buildings and causing some injuries, officials and local media said.

June 13, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


China quake survivors scavenge amid the ruins

QINGCHUAN, China - Dozens of men and women swarm over the mounds of debris of this ruined city, an eerie replay of the early days following China's devastating earthquake.

June 13, 2008 | By TINI TRAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Iran sees US voters wanting change

UPPLANDS VASBY, Sweden - Iran thinks American voters have had it with the Bush administration's foreign policy and says the campaign for the 2008 election is proof.

June 13, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Defense says Marine was ’fall guy’ in Haditha case

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A Marine intelligence officer was alternately portrayed at his court-martial Thursday as a liar who helped cover up the killings of 24 Iraqi men, women and children and the ''fall guy'' for a botched investigation.

June 13, 2008 | By CHELSEA J. CARTER Associated Press Writer | National


Texas Army base raises its drinking age to 21

FORT BLISS, Texas - This military base in the far West Texas desert stood as the last Army post in America where if you were old enough to fight and die for your country, you were old enough to drink a beer.

June 13, 2008 | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press Writer | National


Signals, cell phone focuses of Boston train crash

BOSTON - Federal investigators at the site of a fatal commuter train crash checked trackside signals Thursday, as well as reports that the trolley driver who was killed may have been on a cell phone.

June 13, 2008 | By GLEN JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


Prep Sports Blitz: MVP of the 2007-2008 season - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank

Prep Sports Blitz for Thursday, May 29 - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank.

June 13, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports Blitz


10 states act to stop teacher sex abuse

Ten states have taken action in recent months to crack down on sexually abusive teachers following a stream of arrests and reports that have documented the problem of educators victimizing students.

June 13, 2008 | By ROBERT TANNER AP National Writer | National


National Spelling Bee begins, record 288 spellers

WASHINGTON - Bright and early at 8:03 a.m., 14-year-old James Bailey of Scottsboro, Ala., stepped to the microphone and confidently spelled ''magenta,'' and the Scripps National Spelling Bee was under way.

June 13, 2008 | By JOSEPH WHITE Associated Press Writer | Washington


Opposition forms against gay rights for NYers

ALBANY, N.Y. - Opposition surfaced Thursday against Gov. David Paterson's directive to state agencies to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states and countries.

June 13, 2008 | By MICHAEL GORMLEY Associated Press Writer | National


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Zoos' dangerous-animal squads arm for a weighty responsibility

When a 400-pound gorilla grabbed a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn't from the police. Instead, the ...

June 03, 2016 | By JENNIFER PELTZ and JOHN SEEWER Associated Press | Associated Press


'Deaths of despair' drag life expectancy lower for whites

NEW YORK - Rising drug and alcohol overdoses, suicides, and disease from chronic alcoholism - labeled "deaths of despair" by one expert - are cutting the lives of ...

June 03, 2016 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press | Associated Press


US hiring grinds to a near-halt

WASHINGTON - U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to ...

June 03, 2016 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writers | Associated Press




Braves blanked by Bumgarner, San Francisco

ATLANTA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner found the delivery he says he has sought for a year and a half.

June 02, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Serena, Djokovic into French Open semis

PARIS - Serena Williams' chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn't quite right. Miscue followed miscue, until she was a set and a break ...

June 02, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Rio seeks to allay concerns with Olympics just 2 months away

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Seeking to allay political, economic and health concerns as the games approach, Brazilian organizers assured IOC leaders on Thursday that final preparations for ...

June 02, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON Associated Press | Sports


Rivalry in the making?

June 02, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Panel: Treating hearing loss shouldn't be a pricey hassle

WASHINGTON - Treating hearing loss shouldn't be such a pricey hassle. That's the message from a prestigious government advisory group that's calling on ...

June 02, 2016 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Free meals for kids June 6-30

The Bulloch County Schools will serve free breakfast and lunch for children and teens at four locations, weekdays June 6-30, and lunch at a fifth ...

June 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Cartee leaving Ogeechee Tech for UGA

Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College for nine and a half years, is leaving to become director July 1 of the University of ...

June 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




Too much salt

WASHINGTON - From cheese to sliced turkey, the Obama administration is encouraging food companies and restaurants to lower the amount of salt in the foods they ...

June 01, 2016 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Associated Press


‘The Miracle Worker’ comes to Statesboro

The Averitt Center for the Arts will present "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, Friday and Saturday at 7 ...

June 01, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Bubba Hunt fires up the local real estate sales business

When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.

May 10, 2016 | | Locally Owned


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