Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, March 5, 2008
WASHINGTON - The nation can't afford to wait for the economy to recover before tackling out-of-control medical costs, President Barack Obama is telling some of the most powerful players in the health care reform debate.
"If we want to create jobs and rebuild our economy, then we must address the crushing cost of health care this year, in this administration," Obama says in remarks prepared for delivery to a White House forum on the issue Thursday. Excerpts were released by the White House.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - A Canadian judge ruled Thursday that a man accused of beheading and cannibalizing a fellow Greyhound bus passenger is not criminally responsible due to mental illness.
NEW YORK - Investors are having another change of heart and are selling stocks again after a one-day burst of optimism.
The major market indicators extended their slide to levels not seen in more than a decade Thursday, as investors contended with more disheartening economic data, fresh concerns about the stability of General Motors Corp., and ongoing uncertainty about the financial system.
NEW YORK - A stunning 48 percent of the nation's homeowners who have a subprime, adjustable-rate mortgage are behind on their payments or in foreclosure, and the rate for homeowners with all mortgage types hit a new record, new data Thursday showed.
But that's not the worst of it.
Taste of the Town - March 4, 2009
WASHINGTON - The number of U.S. troops who have suffered wartime brain injuries may be as high as 360,000 and could cast more attention on such injuries among civilians, Defense Department doctors said Wednesday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, March 4, 2008
WASHINGTON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown called on Americans Wednesday to look up from their own tumbling financial markets to see a world gripped by an "economic hurricane" that could be turned around with U.S. help.
In a formal address to a Joint Meeting of Congress, Brown asserted all is not bad. He predicted that the global economy could double in size over the next 20 years as billions of people move from being producers to consumers.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration kicked off a new program Wednesday that's designed to help up to 9 million borrowers stay in their homes through refinanced mortgages or loans that are modified to lower monthly payments.
Borrowers, however, are being advised to be patient in their efforts to get help because mortgage companies are likely to be flooded with calls.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. He is the first sitting head of state the court has ordered arrested.
The three-judge panel said there was insufficient evidence to support charges of genocide in a war in which up to 300,000 people have died and 2.7 million have fled their homes.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, March 3, 2008
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Steven L. Attaway of Effingham County announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Brooke Attaway of Brooklet, to Joseph Hunter Robertson, son ...
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Lawson announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Margaret Lawson, to Michael Ray Faglier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Faglier ...
Only a ninth grader at Southeast Bulloch High School, Drew Davis earned the rank of Eagle Scout last quarter and held his Eagle Court of ...
Billie Opie Brodsky
WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.
ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...
A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."
Mildred Jane Waters Mikell
Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead against Georgia Friday night, but the bats quickly cooled off as the Bulldogs controlled the later portion ...
Friday night wasn't a great home debut for Southeast Bulloch soccer - however there's an asterisk to be inserted there.
In fantasy draft prep, you'll hear three terms more than any others: breakout, sleeper, and bust. Looking at the negative of the three, how ...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...
She's the little sister to three older sisters and big sister to one brother. To fill their shoes would be huge task, but Sharma ...
Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.