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Ohio executes inmate who argued was too fat to die

LUCASVILLE, Ohio - Ohio executed a 5-foot-7, 267-pound double murderer on Tuesday who argued his obesity made death by lethal injection inhumane.

October 29, 2008 | By MATT REED Associated Press Writer | National


Wash. couple charged with mistreating daughter, 14

SEATTLE - A father and stepmother were charged with withholding their 14-year-old daughter's food and water so drastically that she weighed only 48 pounds, authorities said.

October 29, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Wind-whipped LA wildfire doubles in size

LOS ANGELES - Powerful winds stoked three major wildfires on Tuesday morning after destroying dozens of homes, forcing thousands to flee and killing two people.

October 29, 2008 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Writer | National


Stocks fluctuate as profit-taking sets in

NEW YORK - Wall Street fluctuated Tuesday as investors reacted enthusiastically to the U.S. government's plans to spend $250 billion to buy stock in private banks but also collected profits from the previous day's massive advance. The Dow Jones industrial average shifted between modest losses and gains a day after its record 936-point jump.

October 29, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS Associated Press Writer | National


Credit crisis casts gloom over China’s exporters

BEIJING - As they prepare for China's biggest export fair this week, managers at Shunde Xiongfeng Electric Industrial Co. are anxious.

October 29, 2008 | By JOE McDONALD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Baghdad housing prices soar under sectarian shadow

BAGHDAD - An arrow in central Baghdad points down a side-street to a glass door with a sign that reads: ''Ali's Office.''

October 29, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Syria establishes diplomatic ties with Lebanon

DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria formally recognized Lebanon for the first time Tuesday by establishing diplomatic relations with its neighbor - meeting a U.S. demand to do more for regional stability even as Damascus pursues indirect peace talks with Israel.

October 29, 2008 | By ALBERT AJI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


World stocks higher 2nd day running

LONDON - European stock markets enjoyed their second straight day of solid gains Tuesday following a record rise in Japan, while Wall Street forged higher on the U.S. government's plan to pump $250 billion into banks and shore up the country's financial system.

October 29, 2008 | By PAN PYLAS AP Business Writer | Associated Press


Russian spacecraft docks with orbital station

KOROLYOV, Russia - An American computer game designer boarded the international space station Tuesday, floating onto the orbital outpost 35 years after his astronaut father circled the Earth on Skylab.

October 29, 2008 | By STEVE GUTTERMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Official: Afghanistan suffering from Iraqi gains

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. military successes in Iraq have forced sophisticated and well-trained insurgents to pour into Afghanistan instead, part of the reason violence has spiked in Afghanistan, the Afghan defense minister said Tuesday.

October 29, 2008 | By AMIR SHAH Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Polls open with Canadian PM seeking majority

OTTAWA - Canada's Conservative prime minister appeared poised to retain his job as polls opened in Tuesday's national election but he faced a greater challenge in winning a parliamentary majority to bolster his power.

October 29, 2008 | By ROB GILLIES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 10/14

Journalist and humorist Kin Hubbard said, "The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket."

October 28, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 10/14

In the year ahead, it behooves you to become more involved in creative endeavors that provide outlets to express your talents. The end result could be quite impressive and actually lead to a new job or career opportunity.

October 28, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/14

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 71-year-old woman in relatively good health. About six months ago, I had an upper molar capped. My dentist has a new system in which the procedure is done all at one time. Immediately following the capping, it started feeling as though I had a cement-like discharge from that area. As were we getting ready to head north for the summer, I opted to do nothing until we returned.

October 28, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Manic Monday: Dow roars back from worst week ever

NEW YORK - Wall Street stormed back after its worst week ever and staged the biggest single-day stock rally since the Great Depression on Monday, catapulting the Dow Jones industrials to a 936-point gain and finally offering relief from eight consecutive days of stock market carnage.

October 28, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS | National


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Attaway — Robertson

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 ...

February 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Lawson — Faglier

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 ...

February 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Davis achieves highest rank in Boy Scouts

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 ...

February 26, 2017 | By Julie Lavender | Life




In Trump's speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

February 25, 2017 | By NANCY BENAC and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

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 ...

February 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."

February 25, 2017 | | Local




Dogs bite off Eagles

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 ...

February 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Islands sweeps SEB in key region contest

Friday night wasn't a great home debut for Southeast Bulloch soccer - however there's an asterisk to be inserted there.

February 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


FANTASY PLAYS: Potential busts for 2017 fantasy season

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 ...

February 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan share lead at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.

February 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Christian conference targets women

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 ...

February 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Hands-on approach key for Bishop Sharma Lewis

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 ...

February 24, 2017 | By VICKI MCCORMICK LEWIS Language Arts, Portal High | Life


Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.

February 24, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


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