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NASA delays next spacewalk to allow more time to handle ripped wing

HOUSTON (AP) - NASA canceled a spacewalk Wednesday as it scrambled to deal with two power problems at the international space station.

November 15, 2007 | By LIZ AUSTIN PETERSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Statesboro Service League's Annual Attic Sale this weekend

Whether you are thrifty, a bargain hunter, a collector or just looking for some useful secondhand items, the place to be on Saturday is at the Statesboro Service League's annual Attic Sale. Hosted at the Ogeechee Fairgrounds main exhibit building, the event promises to be best and largest garage sale in the area.

November 14, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Teen charged in death of Minn. woman who answered Craigslist ad for baby-sitting job

MINNEAPOLIS - A 19-year-old man was charged with second-degree murder Tuesday in the killing of a woman who answered an ad on Craigslist for a baby sitter.

November 14, 2007 | By AMY FORLITI Associated Press Writer | Nation


Boo! Scientists strike back at fear, finding ways to help us cope with anxiety

WASHINGTON - Science is getting a grip on people's fears.

November 14, 2007 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Nation


US monthly death toll on track to being lowest in nearly 2 years

BAGHDAD - The monthly toll of U.S. service members who have died in Iraq is on track to being the lowest in nearly two years, with at least 37 troop deaths recorded as of Tuesday, but the military cautioned it's too early to declare a long-term trend.

November 14, 2007 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | Nation


Stringent building and landscaping standards credited with saving homes from Calif. wildfires

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. - Dr. Jorge Llorente became irritated recently when the fire department kept rejecting his plans to landscape his hacienda-style home with jacarandas and avocado trees.

November 14, 2007 | By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Under pressure, Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O’Neal retires; company begins search for replacement

NEW YORK - The unfolding credit crisis has claimed its biggest corporate casualty so far: Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O'Neal.

November 14, 2007 | By JOE BEL BRUNO AP Business Writer | Nation


Bridge 10/31

Your right-hand opponent opens one no-trump, showing 15-17 points. You double. Assuming that is for penalty, what would your hand look like?

November 14, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


FMB AOTW: Rawls ignites PHS offense

The Portal Panthers got their first win of the season in a 52-29 homecoming victory Friday against Calvary Day, and the offensive charge was led by senior quarterback Octavious Rawls.

November 14, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Ask Dr. Gott 10/31

DEAR DR. GOTT: As one of the few doctors who is willing to accept that it's OK to talk about end-of-life issues, I would encourage you to consider the following.

November 14, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 10/31

Although they may not all be orchestrated by you, a number of welcome changes are in the offing in the year ahead. All of them will have their advantages while being able to offer you what you need when you need it.

November 14, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 10/31

DEAR ABBY: Every year I receive baked goods from a friend who lives across the country. They are petrified by the time they arrive. About the same time, I get food baskets containing highly processed food and waxy chocolate candies (heart attack inducers, I call them) by mail-order from several family members. I have never eaten this kind of food. I throw it all right in the trash.

November 14, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Police Report - October 31

(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.)

November 14, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Video - Ogeechee Tech Oktoberfest

November 14, 2007 | VINCE JOHNSON | Local


W.Va. hopes little wheel to measure BMI will help doctors combat obesity

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia is hoping that a little wheel can make a big difference in the state's obesity problem.

November 14, 2007 | By TOM BREEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Guyton man who was missing is found, arrested

SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.

July 09, 2014 | By PAUL FLOECKHER Effingham Herald | Local


Gee makes impressive return, Mets beat Braves

NEW YORK - David Wright ignited a tiebreaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.

July 09, 2014 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Local Roundup: Around the Horn wins state title

Youth travel baseball team Around the Horn 13AAA, won the USSSA Southeast State Championship held at Mill Creek Regional Park last week.

July 09, 2014 | From staff reports | Sports


Argentina reaches final with PKs

SAO PAULO - Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.

July 09, 2014 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


'Scholarships for life'

WASHINGTON - NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."

July 09, 2014 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Almirola: Congrats from Petty a special moment

RICHMOND, Va. - Aric Almirola waited two days to experience one of the highlights of his first victory in NASCAR's premier series.

July 09, 2014 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | NASCAR




10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.

July 09, 2014 | By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press | Nation


Combating workplace bullying: how your communication skills can help

Based on the responses I received to last week's column, it's clear that bullying is a real problem in our nation's offices.

July 09, 2014 | By GREG KRATZ Deseret News National | Hot topics


Government made $100B in improper payments

WASHINGTON - By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them - tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs and medical payments for treatments that might not have been necessary.

July 09, 2014 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | World


4 dead, 70K without power after upstate NY storms

SMITHFIELD, N.Y. - Severe thunderstorms packing strong winds rolled through central New York, killing four people, destroying or damaging numerous houses and knocking out power to more than 70,000 utility customers, officials said Wednesday.

July 09, 2014 | Associated Press | World




DeGrom Ks 11 in 7 shutout innings, Mets top Braves

NEW YORK - Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.

July 08, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Georgia Southern's Ferguson suspended indefinitly following arrest

Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.

July 08, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Gov. Deal pushes for clinical drug trials of marijuana derivative

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


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