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Tenn. woman, 61, dies in iron lung after outage

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman who spent nearly 60 years of her life in an iron lung after being diagnosed with polio as a child died Wednesday after a power failure shut down the machine that kept her breathing, her family said.

June 12, 2008 | By WOODY BAIRD Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - May 29

(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.)

June 12, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


French court convicts man of killing 7 females

CHARLEVILLE-MEZIERES, France - A man accused of seeking young virgins to rape and kill was convicted Wednesday of seven murders and sentenced to life in prison.

June 12, 2008 | By PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ex-prosecutors embrace courts for terror cases

WASHINGTON - A federal courtroom may be the proper place to dispense justice in the terrorism case of confessed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, two former federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

June 12, 2008 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Washington


GSU softball coach Poole leaves for McNeese

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Georgia Southern head softball coach Natalie Poole will resign and accept the head coaching position at McNeese State, it was announced Tuesday.

June 12, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


South African government looking for shelters for foreigners fleeing anti-immigrant violence

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Foreigners fleeing their homes in the face of anti-immigrant violence must be housed in better facilities - but the shelters must not become permanent, government officials said Wednesday.

June 12, 2008 | By CELEAN JACOBSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Goodall appeals for animal testing ban

BRUSSELS, Belgium - World-famous primate expert Jane Goodall and other scientists appealed to European Union officials Wednesday to do more to end the testing of animals for science and medical research.

June 12, 2008 | By CONSTANT BRAND Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 5/29

In "King Lear," William Shakespeare wrote, "Who loses, and who wins; who's in, who's out."

June 12, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 5/29

In the year ahead, you'll be more successful with activities that you handle alone than you will be with shared endeavors. If you feel a need to form an alliance, be sure that your partners can make a definitive contribution.

June 12, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 5/29

DEAR DR. GOTT: What is the safest way to dispose of old prescription bottles and outdated medication? I am afraid to just throw the bottles away because of all the information on the labels. I am also afraid to throw the pills in the garbage because I live in a rural area and regularly have wild animals get into my trashcans (despite my attempts to keep them out).

June 12, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 5/29

DEAR ABBY: I couldn't help but notice the letter you published April 28, regarding releasing doves for events. While it's true that the birds you mentioned would not survive in the wild, you did not tell the full story regarding dove releases.

June 12, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Hollywood studios, AFTRA agree on 3-year contract

LOS ANGELES - Hollywood producers and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced a tentative three-year contract deal Wednesday that puts more pressure on a larger actors union to do the same and avoid a crippling strike.

June 12, 2008 | By RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Business Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday May 28, 2008

June 12, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Treaty to ban cluster bombs within 8 years

DUBLIN, Ireland - Diplomats say more than 100 nations have reached agreement on a treaty that would ban current designs of cluster bombs.

June 12, 2008 | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Judge: Tenn. must retry or free death row inmate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Tennessee to quickly retry or free a death row inmate whose conviction was questioned after the Supreme Court said new evidence raised reasonable doubt about his guilt.

June 12, 2008 | By ROSE FRENCH Associated Press Writer | National


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Grace Gardens creates a happy new home for seniors

Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.

January 13, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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