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Cloneburgers won’t come with warnings, but organic companies promise to remain clone-free

WASHINGTON - Cloneburgers won't come with warnings.

February 17, 2007 | By LIBBY QUAID AP Food and Farm Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 2/3

DEAR ABBY: My son recently got in touch with me after almost four years of absolutely no contact. We had a falling-out years back, and neither of us could seem to put things behind us at the time and move on.

February 17, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Boomers beware: You’re saving at lowest rate since the Great Depression

WASHINGTON - People are saving at the lowest level since the Great Depression, and that could be a problem for the millions of baby boomers getting ready to retire.

February 16, 2007 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Nation


Tailgate kicks off a hoops double-header Saturday

Saturday at noon in the parking lot in front of GSU's Hanner Fieldhouse, the fifth annual Hanner Hooligans Tailgate will take place before both the men and women's basketball games, and everyone is encouraged to attend.

February 16, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Georgia Southern


Astrograph 2/2

In the year ahead, you might have to take care you do not make changes merely for change sake because you're uncertain of what you want out of life. If things aren't giving you trouble, don't rock the boat.

February 16, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 2/2

A native American gave the following piece of advice to Hubert Humphrey: "Be careful in revising those immigration laws of yours. We got careless with ours."

February 16, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 2/2

DEAR ABBY: My granddaughter, "Tiffany," quit school at 16 because she didn't like her teachers, and "all the kids did drugs." She got a job as a maid, then quit. She got the job back and was fired. She went to work in a restaurant. It lasted three days - you get the picture.

February 16, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Police Report - February 2

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.

February 16, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Ask Dr. Gott 2/2

DEAR DR. GOTT: In 1997, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent 35 radiation treatments. The treatment caused tissue damage to my anus and colon. During the eight years since treatment, I have been troubled with diarrhea. None of the advice/prescriptions given by my urologist, gastroenterologist and family physician have been able to provide help. The most relief I got, by using Imodium daily, was sporadic and not complete.

February 16, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Top U.S. general says troops Bush ordered for Iraq aren’t all needed

WASHINGTON - The outgoing top U.S. general in Iraq diplomatically aired his differences with the commander in chief on Thursday, telling lawmakers that President Bush has ordered thousands more troops into Iraq than needed to tamp down violence in Baghdad.

February 16, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Winter storm closes schools, ices roads in north Georgia

ATLANTA - An overnight winter storm dumped snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain across north Georgia on Thursday, causing about 30 county school systems to close their schools for the day.

February 16, 2007 | The Associated Press | Local


Senate votes to raise minimum wage to $7.25 an hour over 2 years, attaches business tax breaks

WASHINGTON - The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to boost the federal minimum wage by $2.10 to $7.25 an hour over two years, but packaged the increase with controversial tax cuts for small businesses and higher taxes for many $1 million-plus executives.

February 16, 2007 | By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP Newsbreak: Man-made global warming real, worsening, says panel of top scientists

PARIS - A long-awaited report says global warming is ''very likely'' man-made, the most powerful language ever used on the issue by the world's leading climate scientists, delegates who have seen the report said Thursday.

February 16, 2007 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Nation


Homeowners over age 65 may qualify for state property tax exemption

Homeowners over age 65 on January 1, 2007 may be entitled to an exemption of the state portion of Property Tax on their personal residence, said Bulloch County Tax Assessor's Chief Appraiser John Scott.

February 16, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern roommates renew friendship after 66 years

Dell Merritt and Mary-Thomas King didn't know what to expect when they decided to get together. The two, who were freshman roommates at Georgia Teachers College in 1939, hadn't seen each other for 66 years, but the Georgia Southern Centennial gave them a good excuse to return to campus.

February 16, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Statesboro father indicted for murder of 4-month-old

A man has been indicted on a felony murder count in the killing of his 4-month-old son, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

March 19, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea - Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula to try to defuse tensions.

March 19, 2014 | By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG Associated Press | Local


25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.

March 19, 2014 | By DAN JOLING Associated Press | Local


Judge bars 9/11 mastermind's testimony in NYC

NEW YORK - A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the self-described architect of the Sept. 11 attacks will not be allowed to testify in the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, but defense lawyers later asked him to reconsider.

March 19, 2014 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press | Local


Ga. Republicans moving against Obama health plan

ATLANTA - Republican lawmakers in Georgia would get the final say on whether to expand a government health insurance program for the poor under a bill passed Tuesday, making it even less likely the state will join an overhaul sought by Democratic President Barack Obama.

March 19, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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