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Olympic torch run has sparse Pakistani crowd, tight security

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Runners carried the Olympic flame around the outside of a sports stadium Wednesday - an invitation-only event in front of an elite, sparse crowd with heavy security to deter any anti-China protesters or terrorist attacks.

May 01, 2008 | By SADAQAT JAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


86-year-old charged with Nazi-era killings in Netherlands

BERLIN - An 86-year-old man who acted as a hit man for a Nazi death squad that executed Dutch civilians during World War II has been charged with three counts of murder, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

May 01, 2008 | By DAVID RISING Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bush revises strategy on curbing greenhouse gases

WASHINGTON - Revising his stance on global warming, President Bush on Wednesday proposed a new target for stopping the growth of the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.

May 01, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writers | Washington


Seemingly divided court considers death for child rapists

WASHINGTON - Proponents and opponents of imposing the death penalty for rape of a child underwent intense questioning Wednesday from a seemingly divided Supreme Court.

May 01, 2008 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bush, big White House crowd greet pope on his birthday

WASHINGTON - An enthralled South Lawn crowd of more than 13,500 sang ''Happy Birthday'' to Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday - twice - and President Bush said that the first papal White House visit in 29 years was a reminder for Americans to ''distinguish between simple right and wrong.''

May 01, 2008 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Diamond Eagles host Tech

Georgia Southern University concludes a five-game homestand this afternoon, playing host to Georgia Tech at J.I. Clements Stadium.

May 01, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


The Eagles Nest: Blue-White, GSU baseball, and Aron Price

May 01, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | The Eagles Nest - 07-08


Specter says cancer won’t slow him down

WASHINGTON - Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter says a recurrence of cancer is just another bump in the road that won't slow him down.

May 01, 2008 | By KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press Writer | Washington


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 16, 2008

May 01, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local


Police Report - April 17

(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.)

May 01, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Lawmakers quarrel over tax policy

WASHINGTON - Tax Day, said Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, is viewed by many as ''sort of a national anti-holiday'' and the debate in Congress Tuesday on tax policy was more confrontation than celebration.

April 30, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Kennedy says his recovery helps in mental health care fight

WASHINGTON - Rep. Patrick Kennedy says his personal struggles to recover from depression, alcoholism and substance abuse have made him a more compelling advocate in Congress for improved mental health care coverage.

April 30, 2008 | By ANDREW MIGA Associated Press Writer | Washington


Army creates new units to help wounded soldiers get better

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Army Sgt. Maj. David Allard used to break down troops to prepare them for the rigors of the infantry. But after suffering a brain injury in Iraq, he got a new assignment: helping rebuild wounded soldiers so they could return to duty.

April 30, 2008 | By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 4/15

It's wise to have specific goals and objectives in the year ahead, but also prepare yourself to be flexible about the way you achieve them. The more open you are to new ways of thinking, the sooner you'll find success.

April 30, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 4/15

DEAR DR. GOTT: The cures for leg cramps discussed in your column have been of interest to me because 50 years ago, my husband and I were troubled with them. At that time, I read an article written by a doctor who recommended vitamin B-6. We began taking one tablet a day, and a short while later, the cramps were gone.

April 30, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


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Mixed review for GHSA rule change

In just three short years high school football participation has decreased by 10 percent, according to statistics from the National Federation of State High School Associations- and many states are beginning to take notice.

May 21, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Offense explodes in 7th for 10-1 win

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Milwaukee reliever Will Smith's seventh-inning ejection for allegedly using pine tar in a 10-1 victory Thursday night.

May 21, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


What is our purpose in life?

I believe it was back in 1939 when a very popular author, James Thurber, wrote a short novel about an unusual man he named "Walter Mitty." It became so well read that it was produced for Broadway, made into a movie around 1947 - which I remember watching - and remade in 2013. If you're one of those purists, I guess you won't like my position, but I really liked Danny Kaye and Ben Stiller, who played the role of Walter Mitty. I suppose my reason for being so attached to the character is that, like many others (I hope ...

May 21, 2015 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials


James, Smith lead Cavs over Hawks in Game 1

ATLANTA - J.R. Smith knocked down a tough 3-pointer, then another. Turning toward the fans, their heckling transformed to groans, he blew off his right index finger and motioned toward his side, like he was holstering his pistol.

May 21, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports




Perez solid in debut as Braves beat Rays

ATLANTA - Williams Perez gave up one run over five innings in his first major league start and fellow rookie Todd Cunningham drove in the tiebreaking run with a groundout as theAtlanta Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday night.

May 20, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


American Pharoah's breeding rights sold

NEW YORK - Win or lose the Belmont Stakes, Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah is expected to keep racing for the rest of the year.

May 20, 2015 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Goodell wants to hear from Brady during QB's appeal

SAN FRANCISCO - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case.

May 20, 2015 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports




Burke headed to Georgia Southern

One of the most accomplished athletes in recent history at Bulloch Academy made her move to the next phase of her athletic career Tuesday afternoon in front of friends, family and teammates.

May 19, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Cavs meet Hawks in conference finals

By PAUL NEWBERRY

May 19, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cabrera spurs Rays to win

ATLANTA - — Erasmo Ramirez won his second straight start, Asdrubal Cabrera homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Tuesday night.

May 19, 2015 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports




My Take: A full-blown, three-ring circus

I've got to hand it to the National Football League. While already the unquestioned king of the sporting landscape, the NFL is once again dominating headlines despite being right in the middle of its own offseason.

May 18, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Fans in a frenzy

ATLANTA - Atlanta fans love a big winner, and they love big stars.

May 18, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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