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Impounded boats: New symbols of the West Coast’s ailing commercial salmon industry

CHARLESTON, Ore. - Don Yost, harbormaster in Coos Bay for the past 18 years, was handed a list of seven salmon fishermen and instructed to seize their boats because they had fallen months behind in paying their mooring fees.

April 11, 2007 | By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press Writer | Nation


Senate signals support for withdrawing Iraq troops by next March, challenging Bush

WASHINGTON - Defying a veto threat, the Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support Tuesday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March.

April 11, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Bridge 3/28

When the major-suit limit raise - a game-invitational jump-raise of one of a major to three of that major - gained acceptance in this country, there was a need for a game-forcing raise.

April 11, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Georgia jury spares antifreeze killer the death penalty, sentences her to life without parole

DALTON, Ga. - Jurors Tuesday spared the life of a former 911 dispatcher convicted of poisoning her boyfriend with antifreeze - the same way she had killed her husband six years earlier.

April 11, 2007 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writer | Local


Iran questioning British sailors, marines on whether they intended to enter Iranian waters

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran said Monday it was questioning 15 British sailors and marines to determine if their alleged entry into Iranian waters was ''intentional or unintentional'' before deciding what to do with them - the first sign it could be seeking a way out of the standoff.

April 10, 2007 | By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press Writer | Nation


Theater Review – Hello Dolly!

Need some help with your love life, or with life in general? Then maybe seeing Averitt STARS' production of Hello, Dolly! will give you some ideas on how to live life to the fullest.

April 10, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police Report - March 27

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.

April 10, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Most angioplasties not needed; drugs work as well, big study finds

NEW ORLEANS - More than half a million people a year with chest pain are getting an unnecessary or premature procedure to unclog their arteries because drugs are just as effective, suggests a landmark study that challenges one of the most common practices in heart care.

April 10, 2007 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Bridge 3/27

We are looking at raising partner's major suit when you have four-card support.

April 10, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Gonzales aide to invoke Fifth Amendment, refuse to answer Senate questions

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' liaison with the White House will refuse to answer questions at upcoming Senate hearings about the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, citing her Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, her lawyer says.

April 10, 2007 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 3/27

DEAR DR. GOTT: Many years ago, I had a boil, and my doctor said to put compresses on "as hot as I could stand " to draw the core out. After several days of this, only to be in much pain without any results, I resorted to researching another remedy. I had heard vitamin E was good for skin care and decided to purchase a vitamin E capsule. I put it directly on the boil, then covered it with a bandage. I repeated this procedure three times a day. Within 24 hours, the boil had decreased in size by one half ...

April 10, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 3/27

DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old high school senior. Last summer I lost my virginity. Since then I have slept with six guys. Do you think my future husband will be seriously upset about it, even though he will probably have been out there more than I have?

April 10, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 3/27

The year ahead looks quite hopeful for you because you are not likely to repeat any old mistakes, where you suffered large losses, that you've made in the past. In fact, the lessons you learned will now be put to productive uses.

April 10, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Local Roundup:Eagles travel to Tech

Georgia Southern starts a five-game road trip tonight. The trip begins in Atlanta as the Eagles battle in-state rival Georgia Tech tonight at 7 p.m. then Wednesday afternoon at 3:00. Wednesday's game will be televised live on SportSouth.

April 10, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Accidental drug overdose killed Anna Nicole Smith; model took at least 9 prescriptions

DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Anna Nicole Smith accidentally overdosed on at least nine prescription drugs - including a powerful sleep syrup she was known to swig right out of the bottle - after a miserable last few days in which she endured stomach flu, a 105-degree fever, pungent sweating and an infection on her buttocks from repeated injections.

April 10, 2007 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

March 31, 2014 | By BEN FOX & EZEQUIEL ABIU LOPEZ Associated Press | World


Senate torture report examines hunt for bin Laden

WASHINGTON - A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation.

March 31, 2014 | By BRADLEY KLAPPER Associated Press | Nation


Statesboro Youth Chorale now raising money for trip to NYC

Every performer dreams of performing at Carnegie Hall.

March 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Tackle problems when the iron is cold

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter has a huge problem with being laughed at. She loves to be goofy and do funny things, but as soon as someone, including one of us, laughs at her, she becomes upset. She will say "Don't laugh!" or "I don't want you to laugh at me!" We explain that we aren't laughing at her but at the funny things she does. We've also told her that we laugh because we are happy and having a good time with her. Is there a different way to explain this to her so that she ...

March 30, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - The truth about where Stilson got its name

Note: The following is the 27th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.

March 30, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Police: Man dead after shooting at Columbus State

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Police at Columbus State University fatally shot a man over the weekend after officers responded to a report of someone with a gun, authorities said. A lawyer for the man's family said Monday that the man was unarmed and a visitor on campus.

March 30, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Davidson blanks GSU

DAVIDSON, N.C. - Nick Neitzel held the Georgia Southern Eagles to four hits over six innings as the Davidson Wildcats took the three-game series with a 6-0 win at Wilson Field on Sunday.

March 30, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


7th seeded UConn upends MSU

NEW YORK - Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.

March 30, 2014 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Twin City Historic District listed on National Register

The Twin City Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 8.

March 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Kathy Bradley - A parade and a pyramid

Jackson is almost 4 - that age at which he understands his separateness from other people but does not yet understand the separateness of his emotions. His will is clear and distinct, but his heart is still one with the world. Whatever is happening to him, be it highest joy or deepest sorrow, is happening to the world. That thing - the filter, the wall, the individuation of identity that will eventually teach him that this is not so, that his feelings are uniquely his and that not everyone can be trusted with them - has yet to take hold.

March 30, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - The value of listening to God is immeasurable

"He who has ears to hear, let him hear." - Jesus, Matthew 11:15

March 30, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Nesmith-Mathis

Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Nesmith of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cindell Samantha Nesmith of Statesboro, to Matthew Walker Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Mathis of Statesboro.

March 30, 2014 | | Weddings


Seabed of jet hunt zone mostly flat with 1 trench

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Two miles under the sea where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and - in a potential break for the search - mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.

March 30, 2014 | By JUSTIN PRITCHARD & NICK PERRY Associated Press | World


Schools increasingly check students for obesity

CHULA VISTA, Calif. - The Chula Vista school district not only measures the academic progress of Marina Beltran's second-grader, it also measures her son's body fat.

March 30, 2014 | By JULIE WATSON Associated Press | World


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