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Air Force says no survivors of B-52 crash off Guam

HONOLULU - All six crew members aboard a B-52 bomber that crashed off Guam were killed, the Air Force said Wednesday as the search effort shifted focus from rescue to recovery of the crew and pieces of the wreckage.

August 07, 2008 | By JAYMES SONG Associated Press Writer | National


Minimum wage going up, little help as costs soar

WASHINGTON - About 2 million Americans get a raise Thursday as the federal minimum wage rises 70 cents. The bad news: Higher gas and food prices are swallowing it up, and some small businesses will pass the cost of the wage hike to consumers.

August 07, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER Associated Press Writer | National


Economy stresses Carroll County Soup Kitchen

CARROLLTON, Ga. - As blue-collar and white-collar jobs alike continue to get chopped across the country and the housing market continues to spiral downward, many families are left wondering where their next meal will come from. Soup kitchens have long been an option for those down on their luck, but in tough economic times, even they are struggling to put food on the table.

August 07, 2008 | By JOHN P. BOAN The (Carrollton) Times-Georgian | National


Fate of Alaska gas pipeline with state Senate

JUNEAU, Alaska - The fate of a multibillion dollar pipeline that could unlock 4.5 billion cubic feet of North Slope gas reserves daily and power North American homes and businesses for decades now rests in the hands of 20 Alaska state senators.

August 07, 2008 | By STEVE QUINN Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Water Aerobics; Stuff the Bus

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 23, 2008

August 07, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - July 24

(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.)

August 07, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Pittsburgh cancer center warns of cell phone risks

PITTSBURGH - The head of a prominent cancer research institute issued an unprecedented warning to his faculty and staff Wednesday: Limit cell phone use because of the possible risk of cancer.

August 07, 2008 | By JENNIFER C. YATES and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press Writers | National


Bridge 7/24

Herb Caen, a journalist, columnist and author who died in 1997, said, "A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."

August 07, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/24

Those who haven't been measuring up to your personal standards will be dropped from your list of associates in the year ahead. Weeding out the ones who hold you back will provide a rich soil to grow and develop.

August 07, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/24

DEAR DR. GOTT: After reading your column about Zostavax, I had to write.

August 07, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Gates, Bloomberg pool riches to fight smoking

NEW YORK - Microsoft founder Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are pooling their piles of money to pour $375 million into a global effort to cut smoking.

August 07, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | National


Fannie and Freddie: Getting to know powerful pair

CHICAGO - Behind their down-home names, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are so vital to the economy that the government scrambled to offer them a lifeline. But what exactly are they, and what do they do?

August 06, 2008 | By DAVE CARPENTER Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - British Soccer Camp; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 22, 2008

August 06, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bridge 7/23

Winston Churchill said, "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."

August 06, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Traffic deaths fall as gas prices climb

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Rising prices at the gas pump appear to be having at least one positive effect: Traffic deaths around the country are plummeting, just as they did during the Arab oil embargo three decades ago.

August 06, 2008 | By MARK WILLIAMS AP Business Writer | National


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