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Bad news on Wall Street

WASHINGTON- A fresh wave of bad economic news, including a half-million Americans newly out of work and the weakest October retail sales in nearly 40 years, pummeled the stock market Thursday, driving the Dow Jones industrials under 9,000 again with a stunning two-day decline of 10 percent.

November 21, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA Associated Press Writer | National

Bush sets Oval Office meeting with Obama

WASHINGTON - President Bush and Barack Obama on Monday will hold their first substantive talks about the nation's daunting priorities as the transition to a Democratic administration accelerates.

November 21, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Washington

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Anne Frank exhibit; Tom Pumory studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, November 6, 2008

November 21, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Great-grandson of Winston Churchill to speak in Boro

Jonathan Sandys, Winston Churchill's great-grandson, will bring a bit of British history to Bulloch County Sunday when he speaks to the congregation and visitors at Statesboro's First United Methodist Church.

November 21, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Police Report - November 7

(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 21, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report

Astrograph 11/7

Organization and proper planning will greatly strengthen your possibilities for success in the year ahead, and they will be the major reasons for you making such leaps and bounds in both your personal and work-related life.

November 21, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

Bridge 11/7

Kenneth Grahame, a Scottish author who died in 1932, said, "The strongest human instinct is to impart information; the second strongest is to resist it."

November 21, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break

Pope meets with Muslim scholars, urges better ties

VATICAN CITY - Christians and Muslims must overcome their misunderstandings, Pope Benedict XVI told Muslim clergy and scholars Thursday as he pressed for greater freedom of worship for non-Muslims in the Islamic world.

November 21, 2008 | By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Saudis on hunger strike to demand judiciary reform

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A group of Saudi activists began a rare public hunger strike Thursday to demand judiciary reform and draw attention to the detention without trial of 11 political reformists.

November 21, 2008 | By DONNA ABU-NASR Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Ask Dr. Gott 11/7

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 64 years old and in good health but take five medications. About two months ago, I got a cold and was given a Z-pack. It didn't help, so I was given Levaquin. Now I cannot smell or taste. How can I bring these senses back?

November 21, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break

Schwarzenegger: $4.4B in tax hikes to cut deficit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday proposed $4.4 billion in new taxes and a similar amount in spending cuts to deal with California's worsening fiscal crisis, saying, ''We must stop the bleeding.''

November 21, 2008 | By JUDY LIN Associated Press Writer | National

Stocks extend decline as economic woes mount

NEW YORK - Wall Street plunged for a second day, triggered by computer gear maker Cisco Systems warning of slumping demand and retailers reporting weak sales for October. Concerns about widespread economic weakness sent the major stock indexes down more than 4 percent Thursday, including the Dow Jones industrial average, which tumbled more than 430 points.

November 21, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National

Work starts on new Pearl Harbor visitor’s center

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Aging, frail survivors of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor gingerly sifted dirt as they helped to break ground on a new visitor's center for the USS Arizona Memorial.

November 21, 2008 | By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press Writer | National

US responds to Iraqi proposals on American troops

BAGHDAD - The U.S. responded Thursday to Iraqi proposals for changes in the draft security pact that would keep American troops here for three more years, saying it now considers the text final and it is up to Iraq's government to push the process to approval.

November 21, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

No charges for ex-NY governor in prostitution case

NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they will not bring criminal charges against Eliot Spitzer for his role in a prostitution scandal, removing a legal cloud that has surrounded the former governor since his epic downfall eight months ago.

November 21, 2008 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer | National

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