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Army Corps of Engineers hopes to restore Mississippi River wildlife habitat with new islands

BROWNSVILLE, Minn. - On the Mississippi River below the verdant bluffs that mark the far southern Minnesota-Wisconsin line, the federal government is waging a multi-million dollar campaign against the elements.

September 30, 2007 | By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer | Nation


Indonesia: Some villagers begin returning home after 3 days of violent earthquakes

PADANG, Indonesia - Some villagers in western Indonesia returned home Saturday, three days after a deadly earthquake jolted the region and generated a powerful string of aftershocks and a tsunami.

September 30, 2007 | By ANTHONY DEUTSCH Associated Press Writer | Nation


California’s $3 billion stem cell agency names Australian scientist its new chief

SAN FRANCISCO - A renowned Australian scientist was named to run California's $3 billion stem cell agency, the nation's biggest financial backer of human embryonic research.

September 30, 2007 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer | Nation


La. agriculture minister says Africanized honeybees appear established near New Orleans

MERAUX, La. - Africanized honeybees, a fierce hybrid strain sometimes referred to as ''killer bees,'' appear to have established themselves in the New Orleans area, the state agriculture commissioner said.

September 30, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


BA recap: Gators win with special teams

The old football coaches' cliché is that special teams are one-third of a good team's game. That axiom proved itself for Bulloch Academy in Friday night's 42-6 thumping of Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

September 30, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Portal recap: Turnovers still costly

The Portal Panthers continued their sluggish start to the 2007 season on Friday night, falling to Screven County by a 32-0 margin. The loss was their second shutout defeat in as many weeks and dropped the Panthers to a record of 0-3 with the Region 3-A schedule looming ahead.

September 30, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Herald Correspondent | Sports


Braves win marathon

September 30, 2007 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulloch Academy runs past Robert Toombs, 42-6

LYONS – Jordan Walker and Ethan Lovett scored a pair of touchdowns each to lead Bulloch Academy to a 42-6 drubbing of Robert Toombs Christian Academy here Friday.

September 30, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Sports


Screven takes to the air to dominate Portal

PORTAL - The skies rained down on the Portal Panthers on Friday night, and as soon as Mother Nature was finished, Screven County took its turn. After intense thunderstorms delayed the start of the game for more than an hour, the Gamecocks raced up and down the field, racking up yards and points in a 32-0 romp over Portal.

September 30, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Special to the Herald | Sports


Mich. farm has maze cut into cornfield in likeness of the late President Ford

RICHLAND, Mich. - It's a corny tribute to the late Gerald Ford - and it can be fully appreciated only from the air.

September 30, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Tennessee men accused of setting fatal fire after learning of child porn charges

HELENWOOD, Tenn. - Everybody in this little mountain community knew that Timothy Carl Chandler had been arrested on child pornography charges. It was in the newspaper and all over the TV news.

September 30, 2007 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Nation


Teenage bride alleging rape by association says her salvation depended on marriage

ST. GEORGE, Utah - A former follower of a polygamous sect leader claims she was acting to preserve her eternal salvation when she obeyed his command and married her cousin at age 14.

September 29, 2007 | By JENNIFER DOBNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Scientists hope maggots could help feed rainbow trout, as well as reduce cow manure, fish guts

BOISE, Idaho - Cow manure and fish guts and maggots. It could all soon be dinner - if you're an Idaho rainbow trout.

September 29, 2007 | By JOHN MILLER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 9/15

DEAR ABBY: Our 13-year-old son, "Kirk," is monitored when he is online, he is given a curfew when visiting neighborhood friends, and he is overall watched like a hawk. However, we have let him play the video game Xbox Live (where kids all over the country play the same games). We recently found out that an adult (posing as a child) had promised Kirk a free pass and asked him to call to tell him where to send it.

September 29, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/15

There might be a few circumstances that could occur that would have a strong effect on changing some established parts of your being. But you'll be smart enough to guide them to a desirable position in your life.

September 29, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Statesboro is, once again, The Write Place

Statesboro's Fourth Annual Write Place Festival features critically acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro fitness drive gets national attention

Statesboro city employees' relentless tracking of every step they take has garnered them some national attention.

October 13, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Falcons nearing free fall

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have put themselves in quite a bind. Now, even though coach Mike Smith says nothing is off the table, don't look for a bunch of major changes.

October 13, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Psychologist says Pistorius a 'broken man'

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and has already suffered emotionally and financially, a psychologist called by the Olympic runner's lawyers testified Monday ahead of his sentencing.

October 13, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bill Tyson back home in Extension office

There are few smells more wonderful than freshly tilled peanuts waiting in the fields to be harvested. If you have driven around Bulloch County over the past week, you have enjoyed that smell.

October 13, 2014 | | Business


Publishers Association names Charles Hill Morris president

Perhaps it is to be expected in an industry noted for its legacy businesses, but whether their companies consist of a single publication or dozens of media enterprises, families are dominant forces in newspapers.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Electrical fire shuts down Statesboro Lowe’s

A fire in a control room at Statesboro's Lowe's Monday closed the store for the day. Calls to Lowes were redirected to the Lowe's store in Rincon, where a spokesman said the Statesboro store is expected to reopen Tuesday.

October 13, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Playoff committee staying quiet

West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck takes what he calls a lawyerly approach to talking about his involvement with the College Football Playoff selection committee.

October 13, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


In the Pits: NASCAR has tough calls to make on punishment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR Chairman Brian France has always been very clear about the action he wants to see in races.

October 13, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR




Consumer Q's for mid-autumn

Question: I may be just imagining this, but are the colors of my flowers and rose blooms brighter and richer in the fall? They seem to be.

October 12, 2014 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


Living with Children with John Rosemond: Son may naturally outgrow shy personality

Q: My 7-year-old son does well in school and sports and has a good number of friends. However, he often allows himself to be intimidated by other boys. He is a rule-follower and is more worried about getting in trouble than defending himself. I worry that other boys will see him as easy to pick on. Occasionally, he complains about how other boys treat him. What words can I use with him to explain how to be confident in himself and his athletic abilities, and not allow himself to be intimidated by other boys?

October 12, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Modern art exhibit features real moms

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - The first thing you encounter at a new contemporary art show at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is the "Mom Booth," where a woman in an apron sits at a table.

October 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Debate over the right to die

In her September 2012 wedding picture, available online, Brittany Maynard looks young, vibrant and happy, as she also does in a candid shot relaxing at her home in San Francisco with Charley, her dog.

October 12, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Turpentine gets time to shine

Portal's annual time to shine, which rolls around the first Saturday of October, celebrates the town's rich agricultural heritage.

October 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


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