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115-lb woman wins Illinois hot dog-eating contest

June 03, 2014 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Entertainment News


Student Spotlight

Kenzie Stanford is Georgia Southern University student who is excited about beginning her senior year in the fall and her future after college.

June 03, 2014 | By QUANIQUA EPPS Contributing writer | Entertainment News


Professor Profile

Heidi Altman is an associate professor in the sociology and anthropology department at Georgia Southern University who fully enjoys her time with students.

June 03, 2014 | By QUANIQUA EPPS Contributing writer | Entertainment News


Notable Notions with Linsay Rudd - There's nothing worse ...

Last weekend, I decided to head over to the mall after work to invest in a little retail therapy, and the first thing to catch my eye was the dazzling assortment of this year's swimsuits on display.

June 03, 2014 | By LINSAY C. RUDD lrudd@connectstatesboro.com | Entertainment News


Traffic stop in southern Bulloch County leads to meth possession charges

A routine traffic stop Monday afternoon led to the arrest of the driver and her passenger on methamphetamine possession charges, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

June 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Vampin' Gamer with Timothy Webb - 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' anything but amazing

Xbox One's cartoonish-styled golf simulator "Powerstar Golf" is now a free-to-play title. Developed by Zoë Mode and published by Microsoft Studios, "Powerstar Golf" has dropped its $19.99 price tag and is free to download from the Xbox Game Stores, with separate extra courses that are available for purchase. Giving an alternative to Tiger Wood's realistic models and locations, the arcade-style approach of "Powerstar Golf" gives players a laid-back but entertaining title.

June 03, 2014 | By TIMOTHY WEBB twebb@connectstatesboro.com | Entertainment News


A sober Brantley Gilbert still singing party songs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Go ahead and congratulate country rocker Brantley Gilbert on his No. 1 hit, "Bottoms Up." Just don't buy him a beer.

June 03, 2014 | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Entertainment News


#BringBackOurGirls

The abduction of almost 300 high-school girls from their dormitories in northern Nigeria more than a month ago went largely unnoticed by the Western press until a social media campaign using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls brought it to the forefront of American political discussion.

June 03, 2014 | DESERET NEWS | Entertainment News


Student Spotlight

Lauren West is a rising sophomore at Georgia Southern University who is described by her peers as determined and hardworking.

June 03, 2014 | By QUANIQUA EPPS Contributing writer | Entertainment News


Professor Profile

Thomas Buckhoff is a Georgia Southern University professor who enjoys not only teaching but also observing the transition of students developing into professionals.

June 03, 2014 | By QUANIQUA EPPS Contributing writer | Entertainment News


Connect Crime: Wally World shoplifters

Last week, sticky-fingered patrons tried leaving Walmart with all kinds of items. First, a homeless man was seen on camera stealing a KitKat candy bar, a flashlight battery and a fist dagger. It was listed as his second offense. Another man threatened to slap an employee in the face after he and a buddy were caught shoplifting wings, macaroni and cheese, household goods and electronic items. A third incident involved two men who shoplifted a 12-pack of Kool-Aid Watermelon Jammers and a pair of fingerless gloves.

June 03, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON hsaxon@statesboroherald.com | Entertainment News


Georgia Southern Police: Man robbed while walking in Herty Woods

Georgia Southern University Police are searching for two men who reportedly robbed another man as he was walking in Herty Woods early Monday morning.

June 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Could you win the National Spelling Bee? Take the quiz!

The Scripps National Spelling Bee wrapped up on May 29, naming two competitors as co-champions for the first time since 1962. Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old New Yorker, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old Texan, battled for five perfect rounds before the tie was announced.

June 03, 2014 | By GRANT OLSEN Deseret News National | Hot topics


Seeking God? There's an app for that

Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, a recent study indicates, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.

June 03, 2014 | By MARK A. KELLNER | Faith


Did Catholics just beat out Satanists at Harvard?

Satanism has shared national headlines this week with one of the country's most illustrious and highly acclaimed schools, Harvard. And it's caused quite a reaction from religious leaders and faith bloggers as well.

June 03, 2014 | By HERB SCRIBNER Deseret News National | Faith


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July 2 - Barbara "Bab" Lindsey died June 27, 2014, after an extended illness.

Barbara "Bab" Moore Lindsey

July 01, 2014 | | Obituaries


Tiger is back, but where is he going?

Tiger Woods back on the golf course is a big deal.

July 01, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


The dream ends

SALVADOR, Brazil - They captured the hearts of America - from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House.

July 01, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ahead of July 4th, a tropical storm off Florida

SAVANNAH - With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm plodded off Florida's coast Tuesday, though Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many in the storm's potential path.

July 01, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws

WASHINGTON - Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage.

July 01, 2014 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press | Nation


Justices sometimes do agree: Your privacy matters

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge's approval before searching the cellphones of people they've arrested.

July 01, 2014 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Nation


Nadal upset by No. 144 Kyrgios

LONDON - For the third year in a row, Rafael Nadal made an early exit from Wimbledon after a stunning loss to a player ranked 100th or lower.

July 01, 2014 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Living: Fourth of July brings memories of family conflict

This week always brings back some unpleasant memories. I know that Independence Day evokes thoughts of America's newly won freedom for most people but for me it is a reminder of a different war that was bitterly contested on American soil in the 1960's. Sadly it was brother against brother and friend against friend.

July 01, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Argentina nets win in extra time

SAO PAULO - Angel Di Maria scored deep into extra time Tuesday to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

July 01, 2014 | By KARL RITTER Associated Press | Sports


Press to continue: How video game tech is changing cancer treatment

At an age when most kids start school and learn to ride bikes, Nico Poux was fighting for his life. Diagnosed with leukemia at age 6, Poux has battled cancer the bulk of his life.

July 01, 2014 | By CHANDRA JOHNSON Deseret News National | Hot topics


Georgia nursing homes in arrears may lose Medicaid

Nursing homes and other medical providers that owe money to a Georgia health agency now face a repayment timetable that could lead to their being cut off from the government Medicaid program.

July 01, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Birth control ruling sparks political clash

WASHINGTON - Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country's new health care law is deeply flawed.

July 01, 2014 | By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS Associated Press | Nation


Conviction in NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

NEW YORK - A federal judge has overturned the conviction of a former New York City police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

July 01, 2014 | The Associated Press | Nation




Mets implode in 8th, Braves win

ATLANTA - Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta's comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.

June 30, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


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