WASHINGTON - In a triumph for the pharmaceutical industry, the Senate on Monday killed a drive to allow consumers to buy prescription drugs from abroad at a significant savings over domestic prices.
WASHINGTON - They call it the coming tsunami, veterans returning from Iraq who will suffer chronic pain years from now. Get ready, military doctors are warning pain specialists - even as they hope that slowly improving battlefield pain control may stem the tide.
MBANGA-PONGO, Cameroon - The searchers - some soldiers in camouflage and red berets, others barefoot villagers in shorts and T-shirts - drove as far as they could into a dense mangrove swamp, then set out on foot, crawling through mud until they found signs of so many lost lives.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have had a lipoma below my left breast for about five years. It is the size of a small lemon, and there is no pain or discomfort. It is firm and on my bra line. My primary-care physician said nothing need be done; some people have many. Should I be concerned? If it is removed, how is that done? Where? By what kind of physician? I'm 67 and have always enjoyed good health.
Malcolm Forbes, who died in 1990, said, "When in doubt, duck." He was enthusiastic about bridge, so perhaps he was thinking about the game when he said that. And one of the most common errors made by inexperienced players is to win a trick too early, especially when on defense. In this deal, you are sitting East, defending against three no-trump. Partner leads the spade jack. Declarer takes the trick with his queen ...
ATLANTA - Unlike last year, Chris Young solved the Atlanta Braves. Young struck out eight in six innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Braves 4-2 Monday for their fifth win in six games. Last year, Young went 0-1 against the Braves in two starts - both at San Diego - giving up 13 runs and 15 hits in six innings, a 19.50 ERA. Young (4-2) allowed two runs and two ...
BOSTON, Ga. - A south Georgia police officer was killed in what is believed to be an accidental shooting by another officer.
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First Southern National Bank recently announced four staff promotions: Cliff Wildes, vice president; Amy Taulbee, assistant vice president; Shane Geurin, banking officer; and Tammy Phillips, assistant operations officer.
Josh Lairsey started off the current eight-game homestand picking up a win thanks to a solid pitching performance. It was only fitting the senior left-hander did exactly that again on Senior Day to wrap up the stretch at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Appalachian State scored three runs in the second inning and held off several Georgia Southern rallies late in the game to win 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Eagle Field.
ATLANTA - Jarrod Saltalamacchia found a way to cap his charmed first week in the major leagues.
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Georgia Southern broke open a close game scoring four runs in the eighth inning en route to a 6-2 win over Davidson, Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (28-22 overall, 9-10 SoCon) won their eighth straight overall and sixth consecutive in league play.
ATLANTA - Derek Lowe outpitched Tim Hudson, giving up three hits and an unearned run in seven innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night in a matchup of first-place teams.
ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in August and September by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com. ➤ ...