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Demand for military bomb techs at all-time high

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Many things have gone wrong for Navy Senior Chief Tommy Gura while disarming nearly 200 improvised explosive devices in Iraq. He's been shot at and targeted for mortar attacks. His robots have blown up and he's lost communication to call for backup.

September 13, 2008 | By MELISSA NELSON Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro - GSU Pep rally, The Phil & Jake Show: Bingo

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 29, 2008

September 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Six arrested on drug charges after 3-month investigation

One of four people arrested on drug charges Thursday after a three-month-long investigation added a charge by lying to officers about drugs he had on his person.

September 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ohio jury convicts mom in microwaved-baby case

DAYTON, Ohio - A mother was convicted Friday of killing her month-old daughter by burning her in a microwave oven, with jurors rejecting a defense attorney's claims there was evidence that someone else was responsible.

September 13, 2008 | By JAMES HANNAH Associated Press Writer | National


Sources: US says civilian deaths were overstated

WASHINGTON - After reviewing a disputed airstrike on a village in Afghanistan, U.S. officials have concluded that the civilian death toll was far lower than claimed by the Afghan government and the U.N., three U.S. defense officials said Thursday.

September 13, 2008 | By ROBERT BURNS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 8/30

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your letter from the 57-year-old lady with hot flashes. I also was bothered with the problem until someone told me to take bee pollen. I took 550 milligrams twice daily and haven't had any flashes for years. I hope you can pass this on.

September 13, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Lifestyles of Brazil’s ancient urbanites revealed

WASHINGTON - Roads and canals connected walled cities and villages. The communities were laid out around central plazas. Nearby, smaller settlements focused on agriculture and fish farming.

September 13, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID Associated Press Writer | Washington


On Katrina anniversary, another storm brews

NEW ORLEANS - With a new storm threatening to cause chaos in New Orleans all over again, a horse-drawn carriage brought the last seven unclaimed bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims for entombment at a memorial site on Friday during ceremonies marking the disaster's third anniversary.

September 13, 2008 | By JOHN MORENO GONZALES Associated Press Writer | National


Detroit mayor’s political future back in court

DETROIT - A lawyer for Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick asked a judge Friday to freeze next week's hearing that could remove him from office, accusing Gov. Jennifer Granholm of being too biased to preside over the case.

September 13, 2008 | By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer | National


Ask AP: Commercial biodiesel, the nation’s cash

Let's say everyone in the country woke up one day and decided to take their money out of the bank and bury it in the yard. Does the nation's banking system have enough cash to convert everyone's virtual money into bills and coins?

September 13, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Death for man who kidnapped, murdered Idaho boy

BOISE, Idaho - In the end, killer pedophile Joseph Edward Duncan III couldn't - or wouldn't - offer a reason why he should live.

September 12, 2008 | By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press Writer | National


Administration wants changes in workplace rules

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is proposing that workplace hazard standards be subject to more public and expert scrutiny before being adopted. Critics say the proposals could make it harder to limit worker exposure to carcinogens and other toxic materials.

September 12, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Private contractors hold lots of US intel jobs

WASHINGTON - More than a quarter of the U.S. intelligence agencies' employees are outside contractors, hired to fill in gaps in the military and civilian work force, according to a survey of the 16 intelligence agencies.

September 12, 2008 | By PAMELA HESS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Dear Abby 8/29

DEAR ABBY: I'm hosting what's called a Naked Ladies Party. It's where all the women come over with all the clothing, accessories, jewelry, etc. they no longer want. We strip down to our skivvies, try on each other's stuff, then vote on who should get to keep it. (Basically, we just swap items to get new ones.)

September 12, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


As Gustav nears, Gulf Coast puts faith in planning

NEW ORLEANS - With Gustav approaching hurricane strength and showing no signs of veering off a track to slam into the Gulf Coast, authorities across the region began laying the groundwork Thursday to get the sick, elderly and poor away from the shoreline.

September 12, 2008 | By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press Writer | National


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