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FDNY cites confusion, lapses in fatal WTC fire

NEW YORK - Blocked stairwells, radio confusion and misinformation about the water supply thwarted efforts to put out a blaze at a condemned ground zero skyscraper that killed two firefighters last year, an internal report said Thursday.

September 05, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


HHS: Doctors can refuse to provide abortions

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration Thursday proposed stronger job protections for doctors and other health care workers who refuse to participate in abortions because of religious or moral objections.

September 05, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Second bouncer accused in GSU student's New Orleans death acquitted

A second bouncer accused of playing a part in a Georgia Southern University student's death at a New Orleans bar New Year's Eve, 2004, was acquitted Thursday.

September 05, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Feds say fires downed building next to twin towers

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Federal investigators issued a report Thursday concluding that fires brought down a skyscraper next to New York's twin towers on Sept. 11, refuting conspiracy theorists who have long believed that explosives somehow caused the collapse.

September 05, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 8/22

Alan Alda, most notably of "Mash" fame, said, "It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich."

September 05, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 8/22

Making friends from all walks of life will be easy for you in the year ahead. As a result, your chart indicates that you will be much more popular and in demand than you've ever been in the past.

September 05, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 8/22

DEAR DR. GOTT: Would you please comment on the use of Xocai? It is a dark-chocolate product promoted to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduce inflammatory problems such as arthritis, and it is diabetic-friendly. The suggested dose is two pieces per day.

September 05, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 8/22

DEAR ABBY: "Ben" and I have been married for two years. His dog, "Lucky," adores him. The problem is, Lucky bites me every time I get near Ben, especially when we are trying to get intimate. If we lock Lucky out of the room, he barks frantically the whole time. So much for romance.

September 05, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Insurance gap leads some elderly to forgo medicine

WASHINGTON - Many people in Medicare with diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions stop taking their medicine when faced with picking up the entire cost of their prescriptions, researchers say.

September 05, 2008 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Washington


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - NASCAR at Holiday Inn; Jake's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 21, 2008

September 05, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


25 bodies identified from plane crash in Spain

MADRID, Spain - The jetliner that crashed in Madrid abandoned a first takeoff attempt because of an air gauge that showed overheating, but experts said it was unlikely the gauge was a factor in the accident that killed 153 people.

September 05, 2008 | By DANIEL WOOLLS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Go Away Fay: Storm hits Fla. for 4th day

MELBOURNE, Fla. - For a fourth weary day, Tropical Storm Fay continued its soggy march through Florida Thursday, forcing dozens more residents to flee floodwaters and even driving alligators and snakes out of their habitats and into streets.

September 05, 2008 | By BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press Writer | National


Eight Eagles suspended for Georgia game

In the wake of Georgia's barrage of suspenion announcements that came throughought the course of the offseason, Georgia Southern - which opens its season against the Bulldogs on Aug. 30 - countered by announcing several suspensions from their football team to begin the season as well.

September 05, 2008 | By NATALIE SAYEWICH nsayewich@statesboroherald.net | Georgia Southern


Jump in measles outbreaks worries health officials

ATLANTA - The number of measles cases in the U.S. is at its highest level since 1997, and nearly half of those involve children whose parents rejected vaccination, government health officials reported Thursday.

September 05, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press Writer | National


Suicide bombers kill 59 at Pakistani arms factory

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Suicide bombers killed 59 people at an arms factory Thursday in one of Pakistan's deadliest terror attacks, adding to turmoil from political squabbling that is threatening to tear apart the ruling coalition now that Pervez Musharraf has quit as president.

September 05, 2008 | By ROBIN McDOWELL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate

WASHINGTON - Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and ...

July 25, 2017 | By ERICA WERNER AP Congressional Correspondent | Associated Press


Teachers back; parents can meet them Thursday

The Bulloch County Schools are inviting parents and students to meet their teachers during open house events on all 15 campuses Thursday evening, before the ...

July 25, 2017 | | Local




Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


3 charged with firing guns under river bridge

Three men who were reportedly firing guns underneath a Highway 301 North bridge Sunday while people swam in the river nearby face drug and other ...

July 24, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


'One Voice' offers evening of hope with free event

Several voices are coming together Friday at 7 p.m. at the Statesboro High School football field with a single message: "One voice makes a ...

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


Blue Devils back in business

By CHRIS STANLEY

July 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


BA striking out Alzheimer's

In the last 11 years Chandler Dennard wore a lot of hats in his time at Bulloch Academy - athletic director, director of development, basketball coach ...

July 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


R.J.’s Grill Saturday buffet is a Statesboro tradition

With the summer winding down, Statesboro is starting to gear up for the return of GSU students and Eagles football. It is time to teach ...

July 24, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: The State of Bar-B-Q in the Boro is strong

Nothing screams "Southern" more than Bar-B-Q. Long before Statesboro was famous for its Eagles, it was known as the Bar-B-Q Capital of the South. In ...

July 24, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Rescue the boys so they will be men

Have you ever heard of an addict who was cured of his or her addiction because someone limited, but did not eliminate, their access to ...

July 23, 2017 | | Life


I walk the line

The first day it rained. The second day it rained. The third day the sun came out, slowly and sheepishly, as though embarrassed by her ...

July 23, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


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