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Thompson attacks rivals, calls himself the true conservative

KENNESAW - Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson on Thursday cast himself as the true conservative in the Republican race for president and accused his GOP rivals Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney of being soft on illegal immigration.

November 02, 2007 | By SHANNON MCCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Local


Attack kills at least 126, shattering jubilant homecoming for Benazir Bhutto

KARACHI, Pakistan - A suicide bombing in a crowd welcoming former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto killed at least 126 people Thursday night, shattering her celebratory procession through Pakistan's biggest city after eight years in exile.

November 02, 2007 | By MATTHEW PENNINGTON and PAISLEY DODDS Associated Press Writers | Nation


US lawmakers apologize to Canadian wrongly held in torture case

WASHINGTON - Members of Congress apologized Thursday to a Canadian engineer seized by U.S. officials and taken to Syria, where he says he was tortured.

November 02, 2007 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 10/19

It won't be simply chance that plays an important role in your material affairs in the year ahead; it'll be sheer hard work and planning on your part. You can substantially profit from the careful development of your affairs.

November 02, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/19

Scottish actress Deborah Kerr said, "Personally, I think if a woman hasn't met the right man by the time she's 24, she may be lucky."

November 02, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Autistic hiker, 18, found alive in W.Va. woods, reunites with family after 4-day search

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - An autistic 18-year-old lost in the wilderness for four days was found alive Thursday, weak but apparently fine, and reunited with his family, searchers said.

November 02, 2007 | By TOM BREEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fatal shootings of 2 children, 2 adults in Detroit house renew calls for end to violence

DETROIT - Two adults and two children were fatally shot as they slept Thursday in a home known for drug activity, renewing pleas for community members to take more responsibility in the fight against violence.

November 02, 2007 | By DAVID RUNK Associated Press Writer | Nation


Florida citrus land yielding fast to housing, tree diseases; juice prices rising

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - There seem to be more tractors tearing up St. Lucie County's old citrus groves than tending them these days.

November 02, 2007 | By TRAVIS REED Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush’s veto upheld; efforts to find compromise on children’s health care get under way

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House failed on Thursday to override President Bush's veto of a politically popular children's health bill, and the White House instantly called for compromise talks on a replacement.

November 02, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 10/19

DEAR DR. GOTT: This is in response to a letter from a 66-year-old female with bowel problems. She stated she often had to get to a bathroom quickly and, in one instance, shortly after having a salad at a restaurant. I had the same problem for years and was finally "cured" when my current doctor put me on a wheat/gluten-free diet. My previous doctor, after all the usual tests, diagnosed it as "rapid transit."

November 02, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Streaks, big wins and big attendance

Thirty straight, and favored to make it 31.

November 02, 2007 | By MIKE BROWN | Georgia Southern


BA travles to biggest, faster Tiftarea

Around 10 tonight, Bulloch Academy head coach Clint Morgan will know how good his 6-1 Gator football team really is.

November 02, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Police Report - October 19

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 02, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Dear Abby 10/19

DEAR ABBY: I recently accepted the honor of raising my 10-year-old nephew, "Matt." I have a daughter, "Sierra," who is also 10. Sierra's father is being a jerk about my raising someone else's child. He claims that by having Matt in the house, I am "taking away" from our daughter. She calls him the brother she has always wanted.

November 02, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Council votes to close section of Walnut Street

The Statesboro City Council voted to permanently close the section of Walnut Street between Cherry Street and Bulloch Street after a public hearing was held on the matter Tuesday. The vote came as a response to a request made by the First United Methodist Church, which owns the property on both sides of that section of the street.

November 02, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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Local Roundup: SEB run-rules Appling

BAXLEY - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (1-1) dominated Appling County with an 8-0, 6-inning win on the road Thursday.

August 14, 2014 | From staff and wire reports | Prep Sports 360


Villegas leads at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.

August 14, 2014 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Manfred elected MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


God does answer prayers

I was talking to a neighbor last week, and what he said was so moving that I asked if I could share our conversation with you folks. We talked about prayer.

August 14, 2014 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials


Boy’s 1st birthday gift: Donations for migrant workers

Birthday parties usually see guests bringing presents for the person's birthday. But one boy's 1st birthday was a little different on June 5.

August 14, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


Georgia Tech looking to surpass low expectations

ATLANTA - Paul Johnson's first two years at Georgia Tech are looking better and better - and increasingly distant in the past.

August 14, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


Gordon scores 4 runs, Dodgers win

ATLANTA - Despite hitting only .229 in the first 12 games in August, Dee Gordon remained confident in his approach as he refused to make changes that might lead to bad habits.

August 14, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Missouri state troopers to take over Ferguson security

FLORISSANT, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday.

August 14, 2014 | By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER Associated Press | Nation


It's a jungle out there: Animals in campaign ads

WASHINGTON - It's a jungle out there in political television advertising, what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and scratch in a way no nonpartisan pet ever would.

August 14, 2014 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Local


East Georgia State College announces need-based scholarships

East Georgia State College announced the availability of need-based scholarships for students attending this academic year.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Superhero 5K to benefit Georgia Child Care Association

The Georgia Child Care Association is hosting its first Superhero 5K Run & Family Fun Walk on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 a.m. The race will start at Statesboro City Hall, 50 E. Main St.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Barrow to hold Statesboro job fair

On Saturday, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., will hold his annual veterans' job fair in Statesboro.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern University HIV conference to bring new strategies to rural health care

Georgia Southern University will host health-care professionals from around the Southeast for the third annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference next month.

August 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local




Braves finally figure out Dodgers

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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