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Major changes in store for some Medicare drug benefit participants in 2008

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 2 million low-income Medicare participants could be switched to different insurance plans for their prescription drug coverage next year.

November 18, 2007 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Nation


United Nations envoy meets with top UN official in Myanmar, whom regime has said it wants out

YANGON, Myanmar - The United Nations envoy to Myanmar opened his second visit in recent weeks by meeting Saturday with the top U.N. diplomat in the country, whom the regime just said it wanted to expel.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Thousands of Baghdad residents returning to neighborhoods as violence drops

BAGHDAD - In a dramatic turnaround, more than 3,000 Iraqi families driven out of their Baghdad neighborhoods have returned to their homes in the past three months as sectarian violence has dropped, the government said Saturday.

November 18, 2007 | By STEVEN R. HURST Associated Press Writer | Nation


Massive pileup along foggy highway near Fresno, Calif., kills 2, injures dozens

FRESNO, Calif. - Dense fog along a busy highway was blamed for a massive pileup of as many as 100 cars, killing two people and injuring dozens, the California Highway Patrol said.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Alaskan village on alert for more wolves after rabid attack leaves 6 sled dogs dead

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Children in the village of Marshall do not go out alone without an adult. They have been told to stay inside after dark. When night falls, three sentries are posted along the village periphery to keep the wolves out.

November 18, 2007 | By MARY PEMBERTON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 11/03

DEAR ABBY: I have a co-worker I'll call "Gloria" who invades a very personal place in my life. I don't know what to say to her without offending her, so I'm seeking your help.

November 18, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 11/03

You're the type of person who can operate totally independent of others without so much as a thought. But in the year ahead, your biggest successes are likely to come as a result of a joint effort. Join up.

November 18, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 11/03

DEAR DR. GOTT: This letter is not a hoax! After three visits to my doctor's office, his nurse told me it would be fraud if I cut a 100 milligram Zoloft in half. I cannot believe this is law.

November 18, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 11/03

Humorist Robert Benchley said, "If you think that you have caught a cold, call in a good doctor. Call in three good doctors and play bridge."

November 18, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Maxin Anvik celebrates 90th birthday

November 17, 2007 | | Birthdays


Hokies hammer Tech

ATLANTA - Sean Glennon wore a Georgia Tech jersey. There was no doubt he was playing for Virginia Tech.

November 17, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Your Videos


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

This is the second in a series of articles about the origins of the Baptist faith in Georgia and Bulloch County.

November 17, 2007 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


For Young Readers by Lindsey and Paige Oliver

As children make the slow and often agonizing journey to adulthood, loneliness, confusion, and a fervent search for one's identity can often make for a tumultuous few years. Adolescents wonder whether there is any end in sight to this time in their life, and, more importantly, if anyone truly understands them. For approximately four decades, "The Outsiders" has answered both questions with a resounding "yes", helping teens of all ages find direction and hope in a world which can often seem all too bleak.

November 17, 2007 | By LINDSEY and PAIGE OLIVER | Lifestyles Columnists


Fun with the family by Julie Lavender

The calendar clock keeps ticking, with warm days giving way to cooler ones. As the pages of the calendar flip over, be ever-mindful of your blessings. Give thanks for the gift of time that you have with your precious ones; make sure you use every day to spend quality time with those you love. Celebrate something every day – an actual, recognized holiday like those listed below, or create your own family days.

November 17, 2007 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Lifestyles Columnists


929 voters cast ballots during early voting

On the final day early voting for the Statesboro City Council on Friday, 199 individuals came out to cast their ballots. In line with the pattern for the week, the morning traffic was light with the afternoon picking up as the voter shuttles, picking up students in front of Retreiver's Bar And Grill, dropped off electors by the limo load.

November 17, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Local


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Statesboro-area churches help children, families prepare for school

In less than a month, yellow buses will resume their routes and the first bell will ring for the new school year.

July 10, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Obama’s border crisis

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July 10, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


God is in control of our lives

I was reading a document recently about a man whose wife committed suicide. From all that he said, she was lovely, talented, intelligent and extraordinary in so many ways, but had a well-diagnosed illness that the best counseling couldn't cure.

July 10, 2014 | Rev. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials




Oops! 14,000 draft notices sent to men born in 1800s

No, the United States military isn't trying to build a force of centenarians.

July 10, 2014 | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press | World


7 dead in Massachusetts apartment fire

LOWELL, Mass. - Seven people died in a fast-moving Massachusetts apartment fire in the predawn hours Thursday, officials said.

July 10, 2014 | By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press | Nation


Coping with a difficult co-worker

Question: There is a manager I have to deal with in my office who is driving me crazy. She creates problems out of thin air and blames them on me. She sometimes attacks me with ridiculous accusations. I'm apparently the only one with a target on my back, so no one can validate what I'm experiencing. I really don't know what to do. I can't leave this job and I can't have a rational conversation with her because she denies it all. Any advice?

July 10, 2014 | By KIM GILES Deseret News National | Hot topics


Pope Francis: Don't work on Sunday

If your job has you working on Sunday, the world leader of the Roman Catholic Church says maybe that's not a good thing.

July 10, 2014 | By MARK A. KELLNER Deseret News National | Faith


Germany asks top US spy to leave the country

BERLIN - Germany took the dramatic step Thursday of asking the top U.S. intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two suspected cases of American spying and the yearlong spat over eavesdropping by the National Security Agency.

July 10, 2014 | By FRANK JORDANS Associated Press | World


An argument for the existence of God

As demonstrated through popular media in the modern world, those who believe in religion are gaining a reputation as ignorant, irrational and superstitious. Popular belief would tell us it is much more reasonable to think that everything just came into existence by random chance, rather than being fastened together by a supreme being.

July 10, 2014 | By CAMERON FORD Deseret News National | Faith


11 inspiring American churches

The future of religion may look bleak in America. The Public Religion Research Institute found that 43 percent of Americans say they rarely or seldom attend church services, and a late 2012 study by Pew found that the number of Americans who affiliate with any religion are in steep decline.

July 10, 2014 | By HERB SCRIBNER Deseret News National | Faith


Smartphones may free Mom and Dad to do more parenting, not less

Parents who are busy with their smartphones speak more harshly to their kids, one study says. Another notes that a baby's development may be harmed by a parent's excessive texting. But that may not be the whole story.

July 10, 2014 | By LOIS M. COLLINS Deseret News National | Hot topics


3 simple steps for building financial independence

Every July 4, people celebrate our nation's independence by going camping, watching a fireworks display or grilling some burgers. Sounds like fun! Less fun, however, is living a life shackled to your debt. If you're interested in achieving financial independence, here are some tips to get you started.

July 10, 2014 | By GEORGE MILLER Deseret News National | Hot topics


4 children, parents killed in Houston-area shooting

SPRING, Texas - A gunman charged Thursday in the killing of four children and their parents was dressed as a delivery man when he arrived at the suburban Houston home where the family was shot to death, officials said.

July 10, 2014 | By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press | World


Guyton man who was missing is found, arrested

SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.

July 09, 2014 | By PAUL FLOECKHER Effingham Herald | Local


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