HOUMA, La. - With 16 adults, six young children and five dogs roaming the decks, the ''Captain Rayne'' looked more like Noah's Ark than a crew boat that ferries workers back and forth to offshore oil rigs. And skipper John Lyons fully expects his vessel to bring his family and friends safely through whatever Hurricane Gustav dishes out, no matter how biblical.
CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan opened an investigation Monday into the killings of five women who tried to choose their own husbands, after a provincial lawmaker defended their deaths as a ''centuries-old tradition.''
MOSCOW - More than 1,000 angry mourners turned the funeral for a journalist critical of Russia's government into a demonstration Monday, accusing police of lying when they said he was accidentally shot by an officer.
DETROIT - Lawyers for Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have proposed a deal in which he would resign, plead guilty to two felonies, make restitution and serve five years' probation in exchange for avoiding jail time, a newspaper reported Sunday.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - The elegant museum in Cartersville's modest downtown has become a surprising sanctuary for Western art collectors.
TIGER, Ga. - Making moonshine is a vanishing craft in the backwoods and mountain hollows of north Georgia, but it's a skill that hasn't completely dried up.
WASHINGTON - Congress is putting the short-term future of renewable energy companies in jeopardy even as the presidential candidates and most lawmakers hail windmills, solar panels and biofuels as long-term solutions to high gasoline prices and global warming.
WASHINGTON - Cody Miller was a high school football player who was allergic to ragweed. Douglas Briggs was a doctor coping with pain from an old back injury.
GSU vs. Northeastern video highlights - Presented by The University Store.
Lynn Bowen recently was named as executive director for the Bulloch County Chapter of the American Red Cross Disaster Services.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Smith (formerly Lisa M. Wilkerson) of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Shantell S. Roberson, to James Wilson, son of Ms. Fannie Hendrix of Saginaw, Mich.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Jennifer McComb and Jim Starling.
Who is the SACK Company? Do they make sacks? What does SACK even stand for?
Healthcare is more complicated now more than ever.
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