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Memorial to slain gay student dedicated in Wyo.

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The nation - and the city of Laramie - has become more accepting of gays and lesbians in the 10 years since a gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, lashed to a lonely fence and left to die, his mother said Saturday.

October 12, 2008 | By BOB MOEN Associated Press Writer | National


Texas homeowner acquitted of killing teen intruder

LAREDO, Texas - A Texas jury acquitted a man accused of killing a boy who broke into his home looking for a snack - a case that sparked outrage in this border city, where many thought the man should not have even been charged.

October 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Pakistan looms large for next US administration

NEW YORK - At the White House, President Bush welcomed the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan this week. Along their borders, safe havens for anti-U.S. militants, their troops exchanged fire, deepening a foreign policy challenge for the next American president.

October 12, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution, The Phil & Jake Show: Punt, pass and kick

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 26, 2008

October 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Obama, McCain argue over war, taxes in 1st debate

OXFORD, Miss. - John McCain accused Barack Obama of compiling ''the most liberal voting record in the United States Senate'' Friday night in their first debate of a close campaign for the White House. The Democrat shot back, ''Mostly that's just me opposing George Bush's wrong-headed policies.''

October 11, 2008 | By BETH FOUHY Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Bridge 9/26

Yesterday we looked at how a passed hand replies to a takeout double. But when the dealer opens one of a suit and two passes follow, the fourth hand is said to be in the balancing position because if he passes, the auction ends. And if he has a weak hand, he knows that his partner must have points. So the fourth hand may act with less than normal, doubling with only seven or eight points. To compensate, the advancer (doubler's partner) adds two points to the ranges of his bids. A simple suit bid shows 0-10 points, a ...

October 10, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/26

Because you'll be a bit bolder than usual in the year ahead, you'll have an edge over your competitors; you'll also be luckier than usual in all your undertakings. You won't be a foolish risk taker, but a bold entrepreneur instead.

October 10, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 9/26

DEAR DR. GOTT: After having my left kidney removed, I have been prone to severe leg cramps. They are especially troublesome after sitting for hours at our euchre club. One night, they were particularly severe, and several of my friends told me to drink dill pickle juice. I love dill pickle juice, and, since we were having the club at my house, it was easy for me to grab some juice. Instantly, the pain stopped, and I was able to go back to playing. It was unbelievable and you can add my vote to the "dill pickle juice for cramps ...

October 10, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lawn Mower: Alternative fuel; Jake's Entertainment: Big Kenny

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 25, 2008

October 10, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kim builds 4-shot lead in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Anthony Kim wore a red shirt, fired at flags and made birdies on almost half of his holes.

October 10, 2008 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


11 kids, including family of 9, abandoned

OMAHA, Neb. - Eleven children ranging in age from 1 to 17 were left at hospitals Wednesday under Nebraska's unique safe haven law, which allows caregivers to abandon youngsters as old as 19 without fear of prosecution.

October 10, 2008 | By TIMBERLY ROSS Associated Press Writer | National


Kidnapped Mo. boy recounts captivity in interview

ST. LOUIS - A Missouri teenager who was kidnapped and held for four years said he figured his days were numbered when his abductor decided to take another boy, according to transcripts from a television interview released Wednesday to The Associated Press.

October 09, 2008 | By BETSY TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | National


Calif. religious leaders push for gay marriage ban

SAN FRANCISCO - Hundreds of pastors have called on their congregations to fast and pray for passage of a ballot measure in November that would put an end to gay marriage in California.

October 09, 2008 | By LISA LEFF Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - September 25

(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.)

October 09, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Ga. officer’s family angered by execution delay

ATLANTA - After a Georgia inmate convicted of murdering a police officer was spared from execution a second time, the condemned man's widely publicized supporters erupted in joy. But far from television cameras, the victim's family seethed.

October 09, 2008 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | National


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