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Card sharks to battle computer in first major man vs. machine matchup

NEW YORK - Poker champion Phil Laak has a good chance of winning when he sits down this week to play 2,000 hands of Texas Hold'em - against a computer.

August 05, 2007 | By MATT CRENSON AP National Writer | Nation


Late clutch hitting gives the Cards a 4-2 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Juan Encarnacion drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth and added a sacrifice fly in the ninth to back seven strong innings from Adam Wainwright as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Friday night.

August 04, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Police Report - July 21

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 04, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


PETA tells NFL to ‘‘Sack Vick’’ after dogfighting charges

NEW YORK - While commissioner Roger Goodell was meeting with officials of the ASPCA, about 50 people urged the NFL to ''Sack Vick'' Friday in a demonstration outside the league's headquarters following the indictment of Michael Vick on dogfighting charges.

August 04, 2007 | By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer | Sports


AP IMPACT: Guantanamo hunger strikers defiant despite force-feeding

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Twice a day at the U.S. military prison here, Abdul Rahman Shalabi and Zaid Salim Zuhair Ahmed are strapped down in padded restraint chairs and flexible yellow tubes are inserted through their noses and throats. Milky nutritional supplements, mixed with water and olive oil to add calories and ease constipation, pour into their stomachs.

August 04, 2007 | By BEN FOX Associated Press Writer | Nation


Go ahead, post that dumb video online — it could land you some work

LOS ANGELES - Voice-over work in Indiana wasn't too lucrative, so Daniel Geduld made a classic actor's move: He headed for L.A. And like most Hollywood dreamers, Geduld didn't get hired for much.

August 04, 2007 | By BRIAN BERGSTEIN and GARY GENTILE AP Business Writers | Nation


Vital foreign doctors finding it harder to get work in U.S.

GREENWOOD, Miss. - A national shortage of doctors is hitting poor places the hardest, and efforts to bring in foreign physicians to fill the gap are running into a knot of restrictions from the war on terror and the immigration debate.

August 04, 2007 | By CHRIS TALBOTT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bridge 7/21

My final deal this week from Karachi occurred during the last session of the open teams final. It features a Grosvenor Gambit by Kamal Kumar Roy from India (West). This is a play so strange that the opposition can never believe what you have done. It was sent to me by the victim, Tahir Masood.

August 04, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/21

You won't have to seek accolades from others because your accomplishments and achievements will speak for themselves. What they say loud and clear will add grandeur to your status and reputation.

August 04, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/21

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read an article a few months ago in which you responded to a reader's question on depression. You said two things that totally didn't make any sense to me. You told the reader that Zoloft was a good medicine. A good medicine? It's proven that this drug causes more suicides in children and teens than any other antidepressant. It's even tied in with a few adult suicides.

August 04, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/21

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating "Richard" for three years. We began dating when my daughter was 1. He is great with her, and with me. The only problem is he doesn't want to get married.

August 04, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Dan Reeves says he is still behind Michael Vick

ATLANTA - Former Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Reeves told Michael Vick several weeks ago he would help the troubled quarterback in any possible way.

August 04, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Social Studies teachers participated in Project BESST at GSU

Seventeen social studies teachers from southeastern Georgia recently participated in a Project BESST workshop at Georgia Southern University.

August 03, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Maine troop greeters ready to salute 500,000th servicemember

BANGOR, Maine - Whenever they're called, whatever the hour, they respond. They head to the military's easternmost U.S. way station and deliver aid to troops headed to and from war zones.

August 03, 2007 | By GLENN ADAMS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Hummus in the school cafeteria? Vendors pitch healthier foods for kids, an uphill struggle

CHICAGO - Mark Smith is convinced he can turn a generation of junk-food eaters into die-hard devotees of what he calls ''the salsa of this decade.''

August 03, 2007 | By ASHLEY M. HEHER AP Business Writer | Nation


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Business Review - Rest easier with Southeastern Alarm

Located in Statesboro, with over forty years of industry experience, since 1973, Bulloch County natives Lewis Spivey and Arthur Allen, Jr. own Southeastern Alarm & Technologies, Inc. Southeastern Alarm is the only full time locally owned and operated alarm company in Bulloch County.

August 08, 2014 | | Locally Owned


Detox is first step to a lasting recovery from addiction

Detox.

July 19, 2014 | Special to the Herald | News 4U


Emergency fund a must; here's how to build one

Most people face some sort of financial emergency during their lifetime. An emergency could range from home and car repairs, to a job loss or health scare.

July 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | News 4U


Willingway, Georgia Southern conference will update addiction treatment methods

For Dr. Al Mooney, Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery at Willingway, one of the key factors that distinguishes this week's Addiction Update Conference is its "focus on the solutions rather than the problems."

June 22, 2014 | Special to the Herald | News 4U


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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