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Galveston: City isn’t ready for residents’ return

GALVESTON, Texas - The barrier island community of Galveston just ''isn't ready'' for residents to return even briefly to the city thrashed by Hurricane Ike, officials said Thursday as they pleaded for at least another week to make repairs.

October 03, 2008 | By ANDRE COE and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press Writers | National


Ask Dr. Gott 9/19

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have had a great difficulty with mouth ulcers for the past three years. I've seen a dentist, oral surgeons, ENT specialists and general practitioners. I finally went to a local medical clinic when my mouth became so sore I couldn't talk, only to be told by the doctor on call that he didn't have any idea what the problem was. His recommendation was I should brush the inside of my cheeks, tongue and all areas that had sores with an electric toothbrush and rinse with full-strength peroxide, followed by a water rinse. He ...

October 03, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Mpls drivers honk approval for replacement bridge

MINNEAPOLIS - Emergency vehicles with lights flashing led twin processions to open the new Interstate 35W bridge before dawn Thursday, less than 14 months after the shocking and deadly collapse of its predecessor.

October 03, 2008 | By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 9/19

If partner opens one of a suit and you respond in a lower-ranking suit at the two-level, you will usually have a good hand - but not always. What happens if righty throws in a takeout double? How does that affect the meaning of a two-over-one response?

October 03, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/19

In the year ahead, two individuals who have recently proven to be lucky for you will continue to be so, especially if you remain loyal and close to them. It behooves you to keep these relationships strong.

October 03, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 9/18

DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband has been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome by his physician. He's extremely uncomfortable and isn't getting a lot of relief. What are his options?

October 02, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


European markets fall for 3rd day

FRANKFURT, Germany - European markets showed some optimism briefly Wednesday, then fell lower for a third day after the U.S. Federal Reserve bailed out stricken insurer AIG amid fresh injections of cash by major central banks.

October 02, 2008 | By GEORGE FREY Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 9/18

David Lloyd George, the only Welshman to be Prime Minister of Great Britain, said, "Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

October 02, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/18

In the year ahead, you are likely to become more closely involved with someone who could turn out to be quite lucky for you. Your new pal will show you new ways to reach your heart's desires - and make your dreams come true.

October 02, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


’Post-Olympic era’ off to a rocky start in China

BEIJING - The Olympic flame is out, the smog is back, and traffic again clogs the roads.

October 02, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


New Thai PM reaches for reconciliation with rivals

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's new prime minister showed his determination to mend political rifts by quickly shaking hands with the opposition leader Wednesday. But the gesture didn't appease anti-government protesters, who called him unfit for the job because of ties to a disgraced former leader.

October 02, 2008 | By AMBIKA AHUJA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Mexico looks for tall, repentant grenade-thrower

MORELIA, Mexico - Police searched Wednesday for a tall, heavyset man, using a composite sketch provided by witnesses who saw him lob a grenade into an Independence Day crowd, then beg for forgiveness before slipping away.

October 02, 2008 | By TRACI CARL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


6 die in suspected US missile strike in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Air-fired missiles hit a militant compound near the Afghan border and killed at least six people Wednesday evening, officials said, soon after a senior American officer met with government leaders to discuss the furor over U.S. attacks inside Pakistan.

October 02, 2008 | By NAHAL TOOSI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Kim’s consort: a key player in North Korea?

SEOUL, South Korea - Kim Jong Il's companion and former secretary is emerging as a key player in the communist nation after the autocratic leader's stroke.

October 02, 2008 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Mugabe: Power-sharing ‘humiliation’ to be accepted

HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe told his party Wednesday that sharing power with rivals is a ''humiliation'' but it has to be accepted because they lost the March elections.

October 02, 2008 | By ANGUS SHAW Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Justin Houstin brings the stars out

From the outset of this weekend's activities, NFL All-Pro and Statesboro High Alum Justin Houston made it clear why he holds a celebrity basketball ...

June 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Justin Houston’s weekend all about Statesboro and the youth

Summertime is usually pretty quiet around Statesboro High School, but for the last three years, Blue Devil alum and current NFL star Justin Houston has ...

June 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Bellator set for PPV splash with biggest card at the Garden

Wanderlei Silva skipped a pair of Bellator press conferences set to promote his fight at Madison Square Garden. By the time he showed up for ...

June 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

NEW YORK - Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.

June 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Richmond mayor: Keep existing Confederate statues, add context

RICHMOND, Va. - The towering Confederate monuments in Virginia's capital city shouldn't be taken down, but instead should be supplemented with historical context about ...

June 23, 2017 | By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Trump signs law to make VA more accountable

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part ...

June 23, 2017 | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press | Associated Press


Pence speaks at Focus on Family event

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Vice President Mike Pence's visit Friday to Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of Focus on the Family came at a time ...

June 23, 2017 | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press | Associated Press


Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years.

June 23, 2017 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Associated Press




Justin Houston heads back to Statesboro for charity event

From a small town comes a professional athlete - you already know where this is headed.

June 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Southeast Bulloch football star Jontrell Wells headed to Blue-Grey combine

Under Armour All-American Game, U.S. Army All-American Game, Blue-Grey All-American Game.

June 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


All-4-One track club looks to service Statesboro

The All-4-One Track Club is a non-profit youth program designed to train and motivate young athletes here in Statesboro. They provide a positive atmosphere for ...

June 22, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES - Multiple stars from last summer's Rio Olympics highlight this year's nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYS.

June 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks draft Wake Forest F Collins at No. 19 in NBA draft

ATLANTA - After dumping Dwight Howard and facing the possible loss of Paul Millsap, the Atlanta Hawks needed to bulk up the front court.

June 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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