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Showdown over possible new cable TV regulation pits FCC chairman against cable industry

WASHINGTON - A long-simmering dispute between the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and the cable television industry has reached a boiling point, with a potential showdown shaping up for the agency's meeting Tuesday.

December 11, 2007 | By JOHN DUNBAR Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 11/21

The more contacts you make socially in the year ahead, the better your chances for more than one of them proving to be quite helpful in a number of areas in your life. Try to establish relationships with those who have good reputations.

December 11, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 11/21

Author Maya Angelou said in an interview, "I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels."

December 11, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Bridge 11/17

French scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal wrote, "The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first."

December 11, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


FMB AOTW: Cox fuels PHS to rivalry win

It's been a quick transition from the football field to the basketball court for many Portal Panthers, and for Steven Cox, it's no exception.

December 11, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


GSU tops Hatters, wins third straight

DELAND, Fla. - Freshman guard Willie Powers scored 16 points to lead Georgia Southern to a 68-55 win over Stetson in the Glenn Wilkes Classic Sunday night.

December 11, 2007 | The Associated Press | Georgia Southern


Ask Dr. Gott 11/16

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am having a health problem for which I seek your valuable advice.

December 11, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Judge agrees to open ’Jena 6’ defendant Mychal Bell’s battery trial to public

NEW ORLEANS - A state judge has agreed to open the juvenile trial of one of the black teenagers known as the Jena Six.

December 11, 2007 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Nation


At Oral Roberts University, a scandal prompts an examination of honor and faith

TULSA, Okla. - Back in 1963, when evangelist Oral Roberts built a university on Tulsa's southern outskirts and put his name on it, he believed he was taking orders from God.

December 11, 2007 | By ERIC GORSKI AP Religion Writer | Nation


Dutch man back in Aruba after re-arrest in disappearance of US teen

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Authorities flew a Dutch man back to the Caribbean after he was re-arrested in the Netherlands as a suspect in the disappearance of American teen Natalee Holloway.

December 11, 2007 | By MARGARET WEVER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Aruba judge orders extended detention for 2 brothers in disappearance of US teen

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - A judge Friday ordered an extended detention of two brothers held in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway after reviewing new evidence in the case of the missing teenager.

December 11, 2007 | By MARGARET WEVER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Authorities: Teenage Brazilian girl placed with men in jail, says was forced to have sex

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A teenage girl was locked up on theft charges in an Amazon jail for weeks with 21 men who she said would only let her eat in return for sex, according to authorities, setting off a national scandal over the treatment of women by Brazil's justice system.

December 11, 2007 | By PETER MUELLO Associated Press Writer | Nation


ECI's Ealey breaks Darius Walker's TD record

TWIN CITY – After last week's pummeling of Seminole County, the Bulldogs of Emanuel County Institute welcomed Dooly County to town as they rolled into Rountree Stadium for the second round of the 2007 state football playoffs. Though the Bobcats' record was a formidable 10-1 entering the contest, the Bulldogs made quick work of their latest victims, gaining the upper hand early and refusing to let go as they cruised to a 35-0 victory.

December 11, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Special to the Herald | Sports


New York City toddler survives 20-foot fall from third-floor window without serious injury

NEW YORK - A toddler who crawled out a third-floor window during his family's Thanksgiving festivities and fell onto a store roof not only survived - he didn't even break a bone.

December 11, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Maryland school system gets tough, threatens parents with jail for not vaccinating their kids

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - Two months into the school year, more than 2,000 students in this suburban county outside the nation's capital had yet to get the shots they needed to attend class. So the school system decided it was through playing nice.

December 11, 2007 | By STEPHEN MANNING Associated Press Writer | Nation


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For a young Mexican star, seeing helps him believe

The road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege.

October 21, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Horford, Hawks aim to keep playoff streak alive

ATLANTA - The team with the Eastern Conference's longest active streak of playoff appearances has a new problem:

October 21, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.

October 21, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Ga. electorate shrinks; fewer new voters are white

ATLANTA - Georgia's electorate is changing fast, state officials said Tuesday, underscoring a shift that Democrats see as critical to making gains in a state dominated by Republicans.

October 21, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Bands marching to Statesboro Saturday

Marching bands from high schools across southeast Georgia will be in Statesboro Saturday to compete in the 38th Annual East Georgia Marching Band Festival.

October 21, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Mexican Consulate to visit Savannah next week

Editor's note: A Spanish translation of this article is available to the left.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


New breast cancer treatment options offering new hope

As a surgical oncologist focused on treating breast cancer, I see daily how devastating a breast cancer diagnosis can be. But I also see daily how new and often cutting-edge treatments give women the hope and courage they need to help manage or overcome the physical, mental and emotional challenges of breast cancer, and in many cases, beat the disease altogether.

October 21, 2014 | By ANITA JOHNSON, M.D. | Columnists/Editorials


Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion

AKRON, Ohio - Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.

October 21, 2014 | | Nation


Statesboro Allstate agent helps CASA receive grant

Local Allstate agency owner Richard Rappa, with Franklin Insurance Group, received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Statesboro's Digital Office Equipment expands to Augusta

Statesboro-owned Digital Office Equipment recently opened an office in the Augusta market.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


Invisible ‘air umbrella’ pushes away rain

NANJING, China - A new product may eliminate the stress of having umbrellas rendered useless by strong gusts of wind.

October 21, 2014 | By NATALIE CROFTS Deseret News National | Hot topics


Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

October 21, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | World




Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Medicaid expansion would help Ga. economy

If you have turned on a TV or opened a newspaper in the past few months, you probably are aware Georgia chose not to expand Medicaid as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

October 20, 2014 | | Local


Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

DALLAS - Youngor Jallah spent the last three weeks confined to her small apartment with her children and boyfriend, fearing they had contracted the deadly Ebola virus from her mother's fiance.

October 20, 2014 | By EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press | Nation


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