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Islanders from Lesbos sue gay group over use of ’Lesbian’ in name, calling it insult

ATHENS, Greece - Three islanders from Lesbos told a court Tuesday that gay women insult the island's identity by calling themselves lesbians.

June 25, 2008 | By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


TV: 100 dead in Sudan after plane catches fire

KHARTOUM, Sudan - A Sudan Airways jetliner veered off a runway late Tuesday amid thunderstorms and burst into flames, killing about 100 people, Sudanese television reported.

June 25, 2008 | By MOHAMED OSMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Wall Street wavers as oil prices retreat

NEW YORK - Wall Street fluctuated Tuesday as a retreat in oil prices failed to keep investors from fretting over the effect of high energy costs on the U.S. economy.

June 25, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS AP Business Writer | National


Japanese stabbing suspect had cache of weapons

TOKYO - Investigators searching the apartment of the suspect in a bloody Tokyo rampage found evidence Tuesday he bought a small cache of knives and other weapons just before the assault, police said.

June 25, 2008 | By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Police Report - June 11

(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 25, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Statesboro Goody’s store to stay open; company files for Chapter 11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Goody's Family Clothing Inc., announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close 69 stores and an Arkansas distribution center. The Goody's store in the Statesboro Mall, however, will remain open.

June 25, 2008 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Local


Israel strike kills 3 Gaza militants firing mortar

JERUSALEM - An Israeli airstrike killed three Palestinians firing mortars at southern Israel on Tuesday, while Israel's leaders debated whether to pursue a truce with Gaza's Hamas rulers or launch a broad military offensive against militants in the coastal strip.

June 25, 2008 | By MATTI FRIEDMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


2 girls found dead near small Oklahoma town

TULSA, Okla. - The bodies of two girls were found shot to death in their rural community, along a dirt road the best friends used dozens of times to play and walk to sleepovers.

June 25, 2008 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | National


Dear Abby 6/11

DEAR ABBY: I am happily married to the most wonderful woman in the world. I feel blessed to have her in my life and to be a part of hers.

June 25, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Honors for Mao Mao the panda killed in China quake

WOLONG, China - Mao Mao the panda's remains were gently laid in a wooden crate and wheeled to a patch of ground in China's famed Wolong Nature Reserve where a freshly dug grave awaited.

June 25, 2008 | By CARA ANNA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Chinese troops blast debris to drain quake lake

QINGLIAN, China - An additional 120 troops were sent Monday to help soldiers with explosives and anti-tank weapons blast rocks and mud slowing the drainage of a still-rising lake that threatened to flood more than 1 million people downstream.

June 24, 2008 | By CARA ANNA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


UN steps up aid delivery in battered Myanmar delta

YANGON, Myanmar - U.N. helicopters loaded with relief supplies reached areas of Myanmar's Irrawaddy delta Monday that have been cut off from regular aid since a devastating cyclone five weeks ago, an official said.

June 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Midwest copes with floods, East warned of heat

INDIANAPOLIS - Military crews joined desperate sandbagging operations Monday as Indiana streams flooded to record levels, while the East Coast turned into a steam bath with temperatures simmering toward the century mark.

June 24, 2008 | By KEN KUSMER Associated Press Writer | National


Sailor called ’hero’ for helping save 5 others

GALVESTON, Texas - Four students and a safety officer had less than a minute to escape their sinking boat once it began taking water during a regatta on the Gulf of Mexico, two survivors said Monday.

June 24, 2008 | By MONICA RHOR Associated Press Writer | National


Violent and property crime declined in 2007

WASHINGTON - Both violent and property crimes declined in 2007 from the previous year, the FBI reported Monday. But one expert warned the figures could mask a growing murder problem among young black men.

June 24, 2008 | By MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN Associated Press Writer | Washington


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Southeast Bulloch tops Screven County 2-1

Through a small sample size this season, it's become clear SEB baseball is here for the thrills.

March 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagle offense breaks out for convincing win

The Georgia Southern bats spent the first two weekends of the season seemingly still in winter hibernation. Facing an old rival Tuesday night, that offensive ...

March 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Golf unveils a modern set of rules to make it easier to play

MEXICO CITY - Golf's two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules on Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a ...

March 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Warriors: Durant out indefinitely with left knee injury

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant is down for the immediate future with a knee injury, and that's a huge blow on both ends of the ...

March 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


A fast learner

WASHINGTON - Most mornings, President Donald Trump gathers business leaders, union executives or others at the White House for made-for-television meetings meant to project the image ...

March 01, 2017 | By KEN THOMAS and JULIE PACE Associated Press | Associated Press


‘Always willing to help’

Some came with dump trucks, excavators and skid steers. Others showed up with a pick-up truck and chain saw. And many came with just their ...

March 01, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Statesboro splits with Effingham

Games between Effingham County and Statesboro have always been physical. Even as the teams now play in different regions, the old rivalry seems to bubble ...

February 28, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Trump sees 'new chapter of American greatness' in big speech

WASHINGTON - Heralding a "new chapter of American greatness," President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time Tuesday night and issued a broad call ...

February 28, 2017 | By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent | Associated Press


Jewish centers cope with bomb threats

Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia made plans to repair and restore ...

February 28, 2017 | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press | Associated Press


FBI, IRS execute search warrant at former city councilman's home

Federal agents seized documents Tuesday morning from former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt's home in Statesboro, as well as from a number of businesses ...

February 28, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Hawks prevail over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) - Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas.

February 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Blue Devils all over highly-touted Cadets

While the 1-4 start isn't what fans of Statesboro baseball were looking for in 2017, they were in for an encouraging surprise Monday night.

February 28, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




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