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Ike evacuees jump gun, sneak back onto island

GALVESTON, Texas - Rats, raw sewage and a no-excuses curfew await exiled residents who try to return to storm-wrecked Galveston Island when it reopens next week, officials warned Saturday, a week after Hurricane Ike came thundering ashore.

October 05, 2008 | By CAIN BURDEAU and ANGELA K. BROWN Associated Press Writer | National


West Texas braces for Mexican reservoir release

PRESIDIO, Texas - Helicopters dropped huge sandbags on a levee and a crew of prison inmates worked to create a makeshift dam Saturday in this rural border city threatened by flooding from the Rio Grande.

October 05, 2008 | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press Writer | National


Ark. evangelist compound raided in child porn case

FOUKE, Ark. - FBI agents and state police raided an evangelists' headquarters Saturday as part of a child pornography investigation and said they planned to remove several children from the complex, run by a man previously accused of child abuse.

October 05, 2008 | By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press Writer | National


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October 05, 2008 | | Local


Black fraternal society rediscovered in Barbados

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The history of the Mosaic Templars was believed to have drawn to a close in the 1930s, when the Great Depression swallowed one of the largest benevolent societies for blacks in the nation and likely the world.

October 05, 2008 | By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press Writer | National


Haiti’s food crisis deepens after floods

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Four tropical storms have wiped out most of Haiti's food crops and damaged irrigation systems and pumping stations, raising the specter of acute hunger for millions in the impoverished country.

October 04, 2008 | By JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


US raid kills 7; Iraqis say they were civilians

BAGHDAD - U.S. troops hunting for a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq militant raided a house Friday and killed seven people, including three women, drawing an angry protest from Iraqi officials that all the victims were civilians.

October 04, 2008 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Milk off shelves as China’s safety scandal grows

SHIJIAZHUANG, China - China's food safety crisis widened Friday after the industrial chemical melamine was found in milk produced by three of the country's leading dairy companies - prompting stores, including Starbucks, to yank milk from their shelves.

October 04, 2008 | By GILLIAN WONG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Light rail train hits bus in LA; 14 injured

LOS ANGELES - A light rail train slammed into a bus near downtown during Friday morning's commute, injuring 14 people, none seriously, officials said.

October 04, 2008 | By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press Writer | National


Fla. authorities say they can’t prove Foley case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida authorities closed their case Friday against former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, saying he won't face charges for allegedly sending salacious computer messages to underage male pages because prosecutors couldn't prove the authenticity of the chats.

October 04, 2008 | By BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press Writer | National


Calif. congressmen ask Bush to review denied medal

SAN DIEGO - A California congressional delegation asked President Bush on Friday to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Marine who was chosen to receive only the second-highest medal the Navy can bestow for valor.

October 04, 2008 | By CHELSEA J. CARTER Associated Press Writer | National


Galveston lays out plan for residents’ return

GALVESTON, Texas - Authorities laid out a plan Friday - a week after Hurricane Ike began lashing the Texas coast with 110-mph winds and relentless storm surge - to let about 45,000 anxious evacuees back onto Galveston Island for good.

October 04, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Ask AP: Candidate languages, emergency personnel

If you live anywhere that's susceptible to tropical weather - even if you just follow the news during hurricane season - you've heard the plea from mayors and governors: Once the storm arrives, stay indoors and off the roads, so you can be safe and emergency personnel can do their jobs.

October 04, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Ike helps uncover mystery vessel on Ala. coast

FORT MORGAN, Ala. - When the waves from Hurricane Ike receded, they left behind a mystery - a ragged shipwreck that archeologists say could be a two-masted Civil War schooner that ran aground in 1862 or another ship from some 70 years later.

October 04, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


O.J. jury taken on unannounced trip to Vegas hotel

LAS VEGAS - Testimony resumed Friday in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery and kidnapping trial after jurors made an unannounced field trip to the scene of the alleged crime at a casino hotel.

October 04, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - John Calipari knows people in Memphis are still pretty upset with how he abandoned their Tigers to take the Kentucky coaching job and ...

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Study: DNA typos help fuel cancer

WASHINGTON - Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too ...

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Faulty sensor caused fire alarm at Statesboro High

A fire alarm that sounded Thursday afternoon at Statesboro High School was caused by a faulty sensor. There was no fire, said Bulloch County Schools ...

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ERA Hirsch Real Estate welcomes new agents

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Start the New Year saving money with compounding at Forest Heights Pharmacy

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At Southeast Fire & Burglar Alarm Company, we are who we say we are, and we can prove it

Uniform shirts, company issued ID badges, and company branded vehicles may not seem to be a big deal, but when the safety of your family ...

January 25, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Let the Sack Company inspect your HVAC units

The New Year is the perfect time for fresh starts. What better way to begin 2017 than refreshing the air you breathe daily in your ...

January 25, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Statesboro Realtor Bubba Hunt predicts strong 2017 for Real Estate

Winning is the theme for Statesboro for 2017. With this in mind, we reached out to one of the winningest local business leaders and realtors ...

January 25, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Learn why everyone is thrilled Cottons Tire is now in Statesboro

There is a reason that, for over 30 years, customers continue to select Cottons Tire, now with locations in Statesboro and Sylvania, as their one ...

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