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House panel approves subpoenas for top Bush aides in prosecutor flap

WASHINGTON - A House panel on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Bush's political adviser, Karl Rove and other top White House aides, setting up a constitutional showdown over the firings of eight federal prosecutors.

April 05, 2007 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Study: U.S. firefighters face high risk of dying of heart problems while battling blaze

Firefighters face a far greater risk of dying of heart problems while battling a blaze than was thought, suggests a large U.S. study that offers more evidence of their need to stay in shape.

April 05, 2007 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | Nation


Southern to hold clinic with Liverpool's Heighway

On Wednesday at the Georgia Southern campus, former Liverpool standout Steve Heighway - the director of the Liverpool FC Academy that grooms youth soccer players and has trained five players on the current Liverpool squad - will be in Statesboro to put on a series of clinics that will help develop the skills of both future and current soccer coaches as well as current players both at the prep and collegiate levels. Heighway will bring assistant Garreth Evans and three others to coach during the clinics.

April 05, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Georgia Southern


Bridge 3/20

First, take North's seat. You deal and open one diamond. After pass - one spade - pass, what would you rebid? What would your answer be if you had the same hand but the club king was the two, leaving you with only 13 high-card points? Or the diamond two metamorphosed into the diamond queen, giving you 18 points?

April 05, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 3/22

DEAR ABBY: You told "Needs Help in Chicago" (Feb. 10) to get back into college and see a counselor. I wholeheartedly agree. I was exactly like her. I avoided other people, maintained straight As, had many offers for scholarships, went to college and, shortly after, burned out. I'm not sure about her, but I had been raped and molested at a young age, and books became my escape from the harsh reality of life.

April 05, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Pet owners watch animals closely after food recall, contact vets at first sign of trouble

ATLANTA - A recall of potentially deadly pet food has dog and cat owners studying their animals for even the slightest hint of illness and swamping veterinarians nationwide with calls about symptoms both real and imagined.

April 05, 2007 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Local Roundup: SEB’s Wilson, McCarthy combine for no-hitter

Southeast Bulloch pitchers Joseph Wilson and David McCarthy combined for a no- hitter and nine strikeouts Tuesday to lift the Yellow Jackets to a 12-2 home win over Josey. It was the second straight win for SEB.

April 04, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Bridge 3/21

First, look at the North hand. After West passes as dealer, you open one diamond. East passes, partner responds one spade, and West passes again. What would you rebid?

April 04, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 3/21

DEAR DR. GOTT: My 7-year-old granddaughter pops her knuckles. She cannot seem to break the habit of doing this. Will this cause any damage to her hands? If so, how can she stop doing this? This is very important to her, so could you please respond? She's worried it will make her knuckles large or some other problem that may come from doing this.

April 04, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bush says Congress can question aides — but not in public or under oath; Democrats say no

WASHINGTON - A defiant President Bush warned Democrats Tuesday to accept his offer to have top aides speak about the firings of federal prosecutors only privately and not under oath, or risk a constitutional showdown from which he would not back down.

April 04, 2007 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 3/21

If you have the means and desire to do so, more travel than usual can be a possibility for you. Much of it could be spur-of-the-moment. You'll enjoy it all, even the sojourns that were unplanned.

April 04, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Missing Boy Scout found alive after 4 days in N. C. wildness; father says boy was homesick

McGRADY, N.C. - A 12-year-old Boy Scout whose favorite book was about a youngster lost in the wilderness now has his own harrowing survival tale to tell after rescuers found him Tuesday, dehydrated and disoriented from four days in the wooded mountains of North Carolina.

April 04, 2007 | By ESTES THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP IMPACT: Millions of flu shots to be dumped before new supply is ready; practice debated

Millions of doses of flu vaccine will expire at midnight June 30, unsold during this year's mild flu season and written off as trash. Still perfectly good, and possibly useful for a few more years, the vaccine will wind up being destroyed.

April 04, 2007 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE and MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writers | Nation


D.C. madam case leads to speculation that there are big names on the client list

McLEAN, Va. - High-priced call girls always seem to have their little black books. Deborah Jeane Palfrey, accused of running an illegal escort service in the nation's capital, has 46 pounds of phone records.

April 04, 2007 | By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Experts say exercise can help the elderly prevent falls, injuries, a common hazard

DALLAS - Like a lot of people, former flight attendant Mary Nicholson wasn't an exerciser. But two years ago she changed all that - at age 71.

April 04, 2007 | By JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press Writer | Nation


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GSU bats come alive in win over JU

After dropping three of four games last week and falling under .500 in Southern Conference play, Georgia Southern needed something good to go its way.

April 01, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Column: Maybe Woods wasn't built to last

Maybe we were just focused on the wrong body part.

April 01, 2014 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Local Roundup: SHS golf competes at Wayne County

JESUP - The Statesboro Blue Devils boys and girls golf teams competed in matches on Thursday in a tournament hosted by Wayne County.

April 01, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


SEB senior named Youth of the Year

Morgan Alford, 18, will put her $2,000 Youth of the Year scholarship to use this fall at the University of Georgia.

April 01, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Fire destroys Portal mobile home

A fire in Portal early Monday destroyed a single-wide mobile home, but no one was injured.

April 01, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Dr. Keel goes to Washington

Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel has been invited by U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, to speak before the committee at a hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

April 01, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Eagles to host App, Troy on Thursday nights

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season on Tuesday, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.

April 01, 2014 | Sun Belt Athletics | Georgia Southern


No Masters for Tiger

Tiger Woods had surgery on his ailing back and said Tuesday he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career.

April 01, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON Associated Press | Sports


Syrup-makers go high-tech with wireless monitoring

MILTON, Vt. - Maple syrup production has come a long way from metal buckets hung on trees, but even high-tech operations have had to rely on old-fashioned foot patrols to fix a common problem - leaks.

April 01, 2014 | By LISA RATHKE & HOLLY RAMER Associated Press | World




12th District GOP candidates debate

In their first debate, the five Republican candidates for Congress in Georgia's 12th District responded to questions about Obamacare, Ukraine, reducing regulations, and states' rights in regard to medical marijuana.

March 31, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Devils dominate Statesboro Relays at Womack

Some shaky weather forecasts put the 46th Annual Statesboro Relays on hold last weekend, but the show went on Monday night at Womack Field.

March 31, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Braun makes history, Braves blanked on opening day

MILWAUKEE - In losing their season opener, the Atlanta Braves got a different kind of win to earn a place in the replay record book.

March 31, 2014 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Antwione Williams glad to be back

Antwione Williams has a lot on his Georgia Southern resume.

March 31, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Local Roundup: Cribbs wins two-hole playoff

Statesboro High's Clay Cribbs won a two-hole playoff to take home low medalist at a three-team golf match hosted by the Blue Devils at the Georgia Southern University golf course on Monday.

March 31, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


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