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Robot makes rounds when doctor can’t get to bedside in Baltimore hospital

BALTIMORE - Has it come to this? Robots standing in for doctors at the hospital patients' bedside?

July 28, 2007 | By ALEX DOMINGUEZ Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fewer than half of kids who live near school bike or walk, study says

ATLANTA - Fewer than half of American children who live close to school regularly walk or ride a bike to classes, according to a new study that highlights a dramatic shift toward car commuting by kids.

July 28, 2007 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Report finds fewer teens having sex, more using condoms; birth rate at record low

WASHINGTON - Fewer high school students are having sex these days, and more are using condoms. The teen birth rate has hit a record low.

July 28, 2007 | By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 7/14

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing in regard to the letter from the man who found that defecating on paper towels relieved his hemorrhoids.

July 28, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/13

Something out of the ordinary could occur that will serve to elevate your hopes and expectations. Just when you thought life was going no place, things could liven up in ways that will bring much joy to you.

July 27, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/13

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I raised our two sons and two daughters. One son and both daughters married well. Our other son, "Neil," is gay. He and his partner, "Ron," have been together 15 years, but Neil's father and I never wanted to know Ron because we disapproved of their lifestyle.

July 27, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Bridge 7/13

John Gunther, a journalist and an author who died in 1970, pointed out that Count Hermann Keyserling (founder of the School of Wisdom in 1920) once said that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts.

July 27, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


World’s tallest man marries a woman two-thirds his height

BEIJING - The world's tallest man married a woman who's two-thirds his height and half his age, holding a traditional Mongolian ceremony Thursday with great fanfare at the tomb of Kublai Khan.

July 27, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


A small number of gun shops account for a large number of weapons used in crimes

NEW YORK - When criminals need guns, they have plenty of options in a country with nearly 100,000 licensed gun stores. But drug dealers and other crooks don't shop just anywhere. They have their favorites.

July 27, 2007 | By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press Writer | Nation


Suspect in UK terror plot was shy, brilliant — and teased, teachers and fellow students say

DAVANGERE, India - Kafeel Ahmed didn't seem the least bit angry as a young engineering student.

July 27, 2007 | By MUNEEZA NAQVI Associated Press Writer | Nation


House panel takes first step toward contempt of Congress proceedings against former Bush aide

WASHINGTON - A House panel cleared the way Thursday for contempt proceedings against former White House counsel Harriet Miers after she obeyed President Bush and skipped a hearing on the firings of federal prosecutors.

July 27, 2007 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP Centerpiece: Sites introduce preteens to online networking

NEW YORK - This past spring, 10-year-old Adam Young joined other tweens on Club Penguin, playing games, throwing virtual snowballs and chatting with fellow kids who appear onscreen as plump cartoon penguins. A few weeks later, Adam asked Mom to pay $5 a month for extra features, such as decorating his online persona's igloo.

July 27, 2007 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer | Nation


Bush acknowledges administration leaked CIA operative’s name

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday sought to put to rest the controversy over his decision to spare a top former White House official from going to jail, saying it was time to move on. He also called on the nation and skeptical lawmakers to stand with him on Iraq, despite a new report showing only mixed progress.

July 27, 2007 | By TERENCE HUNT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - July 13

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.

July 27, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Ask Dr. Gott 7/13

DEAR DR. GOTT: I need your help. About two years ago, a dermatologist told me I had very nice skin. Some time ago, I started losing the pigmentation of the skin on my arms, hands and neck. I asked the dermatologist if there were anything to do about it or to prevent it. He didn't know. Now I am asking you, is there anything that can be done about this?

July 27, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


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Outdoor Life: Boating adventure on the high seas

My best fishing buddy is Coach Steve Cisson. He's a machine when it comes to finding and landing all kinds of creatures from the deep. Most of the things I know about the sport, I learned from him including the fact that you should never go out in a small boat on a big lake when there is a storm brewing. I wish to convey that message to you today so that you will not blunder into the trap he led me into one day on Clarks Hill Lake.

July 22, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


2 courts issue conflicting decisions on Obamacare

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.

July 22, 2014 | The Associated Press | Nation


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New 'Mugs and Movies' is very impressive

Over the past couple of months, Carmike Cinema 12 in Statesboro has undergone extensive exterior and interior renovations. If you have been over that way, you have noticed the repainted exterior of the building. Inside, you will also see fresh paint, wallpaper and bathroom renovations.

July 22, 2014 | | Business


Bed sharing is No.1 cause of sudden infant death syndrome

If you have ever wanted to soothe your baby by letting the infant sleep in bed with you, you may want to reconsider. A new study says that bed sharing is the No. 1 cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

July 22, 2014 | By FAITH HEATON JOLLEY Deseret News National | Hot topics


How women and men communicate differently

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July 22, 2014 | By KIM GILES Deseret News National | Hot topics




5 things to know about Georgia's runoff election

Voters across Georgia will decide 21 primary runoff races during balloting Tuesday, including a high-profile Republican Senate contest between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue. Here are five things to know about Tuesday's election.

July 21, 2014 | By RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Rebels release train with bodies from downed Malaysian jet

HRABOVE, Ukraine - Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

July 21, 2014 | By NICOLAS GARRIGA and NICOLAE DUMITRACHE Associated Press | World


Georgia NAACP announces Freedom Summer Fellowship Program

The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP recently announced its 2014 Freedom Summer Fellows, including one based at Georgia Southern University.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


GBI seeks suspects in Brooklet armed robbery

An armed robbery in Brooklet Sunday night has been turned over to agents from the Statesboro office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Sterling needs to sell Clippers to pay his debts

LOS ANGELES - The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

July 21, 2014 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | Sports


FSU, Miami picked to win ACC divisions

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Defending national champion Florida State and Miami are the favorites to win their Atlantic Coast Conference divisions.

July 21, 2014 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


In the Pits: RTA aiming to close disconnect

There is no clearer example of the disconnect between NASCAR and its teams then the fight earlier this year over the procedures to cool cars down during qualifying.

July 21, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR - AP


Return of Rory

HOYLAKE, England - The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

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


Rocky Ford woman dies in wreck

A Rocky Ford woman was killed Sunday when she lost control of her vehicle on Georgia Highway 17.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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