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Most cancer doctors avoid saying it's the end

CHICAGO - One look at Eileen Mulligan lying soberly on the exam table and Dr. John Marshall knew the time for the Big Talk had arrived.

June 30, 2008 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE Associated Press Writer | National


Part I: Dad recounts preemie twins' struggle

EDITOR'S NOTE - In the first part of a two-part narrative, Associated Press Texas sports editor Jaime Aron recalls the birth of his twin sons, 17 weeks premature, and the struggle to keep them alive.

June 30, 2008 | By JAIME ARON Associated Press Writer | National


Defense portrays happy life in double-murder trial

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) _ Prosecutors at the trial of a British man accused of killing his wife and baby daughter have presented piece after piece of evidence against him: his flight to England after their deaths, his familiarity with the gun used in the killings, his failure to attend the funerals.

June 30, 2008 | By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press Writer | National


Sensitive China quake photo removed from exhibit

JUYUAN, China - In a town where parents are grieving for the nearly 300 children killed when last month's earthquake toppled a middle school, a photograph hinting at shoddy school construction has disappeared from a public exhibition.

June 30, 2008 | By CARA ANNA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Part II: Can tiny fighters make it home?

EDITOR'S NOTE - In the conclusion of a two-part narrative about the struggles of his prematurely born twin sons, AP's Jaime Aron tells of new challenges and hopes and a steadfast goal: to bring them home.

June 30, 2008 | By JAIME ARON Associated Press Writer | National


NY health official: Higher tax helps smokers quit

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York smokers have been sent outside in all kinds of weather, coughed at in disdain, and now they are burdened with the most expensive cigarette taxes in the nation. Now, to add cost to injury, the state is declaring its highest-in-the-nation cigarette tax a success.

June 30, 2008 | By VALERIE BAUMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Police: Officer kills man who beat child to death

TURLOCK, Calif. - Police killed a 27-year-old man as he kicked, punched and stomped a toddler to death despite other people's attempts to stop him on a dark, country road, authorities said.

June 30, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


UN chief: Saudi to boost oil production

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia plans to increase its oil production by 200,000 barrels a day next month, the kingdom's oil minister told U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday, according to Ban's spokesman.

June 30, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Forecast of lower flood crest at Iowa City

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Displaced residents trickled back into the hardest-hit areas of Cedar Rapids on Sunday for their first up-close look at flood devastation, while a forecast of an earlier and lower flood crest at Iowa River sparked hope that the university city would escape a similar fate.

June 30, 2008 | By MICHAEL J. CRUMB and JIM SUHR Associated Press Writers | National


Saluting the troops - Airshow marks return home for 3rd ID

The 3rd ID troops who recently returned from deployments got a thunderous welcome Saturday from the ground and the sky during the 2008 Salute the Troops Air Show at MidCoast Regional Airport and Wright Army Airfield.

June 29, 2008 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge The Coastal Courier | Local


Childs-Primm

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hunter of Huntsville, Ala., and Mrs. Pamela Childs of Kingsland, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne Childs, to Joshua David Baldwin Primm, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Primm of Warner Robins, Ga. Elizabeth is also the daughter of the late Mr. Steven Childs. She graduated from Georgia Southern University, where she is currently employed as an admissions counselor.

June 29, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


Rushing-Paige

Mr. Melvin Rushing and Ms. Marcia Boyd of Statesboro are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Charlotte Rushing, to Matthew Brian Paige, son of Mr. Ronnie Paige of Augusta and Ms. Linda Peebles of Swainsboro.

June 29, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


Job fair to be held at Nessmith-Lane Building Tuesday

Employers and potential employees could benefit from a job fair/career expo held Tuesday at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.

June 29, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Twins celebrate 80th birthday

June 29, 2008 | | Birthdays


Reddick celebrates 90th birthday

June 29, 2008 | | Birthdays


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Gordon preps for Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis and Pocono may not be the only stops on Jeff Gordon's comeback tour.

July 22, 2016 | | Sports


Big-name NFL vets still looking for work in 2016

By DENNIS WASZAK JR.

July 22, 2016 | | Sports


IOC president has sports, personal links to Russia

MOSCOW - The International Olympic Committee is weighing up whether to ban Russia from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro after revelations of a ...

July 22, 2016 | | Sports


Five Eagles named to All-Sun Belt team

Georgia Southern AMR

July 22, 2016 | | Sports


Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals ...

July 22, 2016 | | Sports


'Never a quiet day': Froome crashes but keeps yellow at Tour

SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - If Chris Froome wins the Tour de Franceon Sunday, it won't have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.

July 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida - Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground ...

July 22, 2016 | By KEN THOMAS and ALAN SUDERMAN AP Science Writer | Associated Press


Bulloch County Historical Society meeting Monday

The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Monday, presenting the program, "Georgia's Crazy Days: The Three Governors Crisis," presented by Joe ...

July 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Verizon to give away 250 backpacks to area children

A local business is "giving back to the community" by offering free back-to-school backpacks for area children in need.

July 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts in wake of shootings

NEW YORK - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

July 21, 2016 | | Sports


NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte, cites LGBT law

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for ...

July 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference finally is getting its own TV channel.

July 21, 2016 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dustin Johnson, Luke List share Canadian Open lead

OAKVILLE, Ontario - Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian ...

July 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brazil nabs 10 Islamic State backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

RIO DE JANEIRO - Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed ...

July 21, 2016 | By MAURICIO SAVARESE Associated Press | Sports


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