Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, June 26, 2008
NEW YORK - Stocks tumbled Thursday as Wall Street contended with a barrage of bad news: another surge in oil prices and warnings of trouble in the key financial, automotive and high-tech industries. The major indexes showed losses of more than 2 percent, including the Dow Jones industrial average, which shed about 250 points and dropped to its lowest level in more than a year.
ST. LOUIS - Strong Midwestern downpours may force residents to wait even longer to return to homes they evacuated due to fears of flooding, emergency management officials said Thursday.
HENDERSON, Ky. - It was swift and chaotic, witnesses said, as the plastics plant worker with a determined look opened fire, killing five co-workers then himself in rural western Kentucky.
DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK, Fla. - Reeling in a 45-pound grouper used to be just an average day on the water in the Florida Keys.
WOBURN, Mass. - A British man convicted of shooting to death his 9-month-old baby and wife as they cuddled together in bed showed no reaction Thursday as he was sentenced to two life prison terms without the opportunity for parole.
DETROIT - Drivers of new cars were less satisfied with their vehicles this year for the first time in at least five years due mainly to rising fuel prices, according to an annual survey released Thursday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Environmental and animal rights groups are lining up to oppose a lawsuit that seeks to let American sport hunters again import hides of polar bears shot legally in Canada.
LORENZO, Texas - With the price of diesel skyrocketing, farmers and ranchers around the country are being targeted by ne'er-do-wells armed with syphon hoses and pumps.
WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday lifted trade sanctions against North Korea and moved to remove it from the U.S. terrorism blacklist, a remarkable turnaround in policy toward the communist regime he once branded as part of an ''axis of evil.''
KYOTO, Japan - Foreign ministers from wealthy nations urged Afghanistan's neighbors Thursday to play ''a constructive role'' in stabilizing the war-wracked nation and help it overcome the challenges of terrorism, insecurity and drug production.
Georgia Southern's football season opener at Georgia will be a 12:30 p.m. kickoff, the school announced Thursday. The Aug. 30 game will be televised on Pay Per View.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A federal judge threw out the conviction and sentence Thursday for an Iranian woman who had pleaded guilty in a scheme to illegally obtain U.S.-made military night vision goggles for Iran.
ATLANTA - A federal advisory panel on Thursday endorsed two new combination vaccines designed to reduce the number of needle sticks that young children must endure to get the recommended immunizations.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday outlawed executions of people convicted of raping a child.
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PARIS - Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts' warnings and declared ...
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TOKYO - Toyota was the world's top-selling automaker for the first nine months of this year, selling nearly 7.5 million vehicles, and overtaking Volkswagen ...
Concerted Services Inc. announces that Walter Gibson has recently joined the Executive Board of Directors, as a representative of Bulloch County.
When I was 15, I had the best summer job a kid could dream of. Lee Johnson hired me to work with Statesboro CATV (now ...
Brooklet welcomes their newest store, Bohemia Jewelry & Beads, which is located at 105 Parker Avenue, beside the Old Post Office Café in downtown Brooklet.
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When you think delicious fried chicken at a great value, Uncle Shug's Chicken Barn comes to mind.
When Fred David, owner of Minuteman Press on Brampton Avenue, was researching locations to open his business, Statesboro was the obvious choice.
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