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US court: Paper money discriminates against blind

WASHINGTON - The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish among the bills' varying values, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

June 04, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington

Bush pays respects victims of China quake

WASHINGTON - President Bush and first lady Laura Bush took a rainy motorcade ride to the Chinese Embassy on Tuesday to sign a condolence book extending U.S. sympathy to those killed in the massive earthquake there.

June 04, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington

Ask Dr. Gott 5/21

DEAR DR. GOTT: I was appalled to recently read again in your column a specific mention of Wal-Mart Pharmacy in reference to locating a product. While it would most certainly be unethical, readers might assume that you benefit in some way by promoting the pharmacy.

June 04, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break

Dear Abby 5/21

DEAR ABBY: I am not sure how to handle my boyfriend's hair loss. "Jasper" is 34 and I'm 23. We have been dating for two years and have a wonderful relationship. We are completely open to each other, and because of that, I feel backed into a corner regarding this subject.

June 04, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break

Screven drops Game One, rain forces delay

BOGART, Ga. - North Oconee won Game One of Tuesday's scheduled doubleheader in the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on Tuesday, 6-3. The nightcap, however, was postponed due to rain. The two teams will resume the series today with the winner advancing to the Fial Four.

June 04, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports

Spring rains ease — but don’t end — drought in the Southeast

ATLANTA - What drought? Georgia's governor has given the go-ahead to fill up outdoor swimming pools. The five-ring fountain at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is dancing once more. And some communities may soon allow homeowners to run lawn sprinklers again.

June 04, 2008 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | National

House action targets OPEC

WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to let the Justice Department pursue energy antitrust and price fixing cases against members of the OPEC oil cartel, although critics said such attempts would likely be fruitless and could prompt a backlash from oil producers.

June 04, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington

Bridge 5/21

Han Suyin, a Chinese author and physician who now lives in Lausanne, Switzerland, said, "There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness."

June 04, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break

Astrograph 5/21

In the year ahead, because of lifestyle changes or past experiences taking you in a new direction, you might find good reasons to make some major changes in the way you select your friends. It's time to move forward.

June 04, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

Audit: FBI didn’t join harsh terror interrogations

WASHINGTON - A Justice Department audit of terror interrogations at three military bases overseas concluded Tuesday that FBI agents refused to participate when detainees were questioned under harsh and potentially illegal methods.

June 04, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington

Local Roundup: SEB's Herndon, Williams sign track letters

Statesboro Pacers Teen Team

June 04, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports

Worker charged with vandalizing military helicopter in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA - An assembly line worker was charged with vandalizing a military helicopter at Boeing factory, but federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they were still trying to determine who damaged a second helicopter at the plant.

June 04, 2008 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | National

Photographer speared by javelin at Utah meet

PROVO, Utah - A newspaper photographer got a little too close to the action at the state high school track championships - and was speared through the leg by a javelin.

June 03, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

Judge’s reason for canceling hearing is a gas

SAN ANTONIO - Gas prices seem to be affecting everyone's wheels - even the wheels of justice.

June 03, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

Apparent blast at San Diego building site; 13 hurt

SAN DIEGO - An explosion rocked a Hilton hotel under construction Monday, injuring 13 workers, five of them critically, authorities said.

June 03, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National

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NBA poised for season unlike any it has ever had

The story lines are as long as a Stephen Curry 3-pointer.

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Next year here: Lovable losers Cubs, Indians meet in Series

CLEVELAND - The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days ...

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Georgia says 2 players cleared in marijuana investigation

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's two leading tacklers will be able to play against No. 14 Florida after being cleared in a marijuana investigation.

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Pastner looks to reshape basketball team

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is starting over.

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

JGR's Talladega strategy was perfect for the Chase Race

TALLADEGA, Ala. - When Sweden beat the U.S. women's soccer team during the Olympics by using a conservative strategy, goalie Hope Solo was lambasted ...

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Quinn stands by fourth-down call in Falcons' OT loss

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn didn't hesitate to keep his offense on the field for a fourth-downcall in overtime against San Diego on Sunday ...

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

PGA Tour to play official event in South Korea next year

SEOUL, South Korea - The PGA Tour expanded its Asia swing to three tournaments Monday by adding a new event in South Korea with a limited ...

October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Georgia ranks high in infant mortality

Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.

October 24, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

6 killed in mobile home fire in northeast Georgia

TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.

October 24, 2016 | | Local

Quarter of cancer deaths in US linked to cigarettes

Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states, where smoking ...

October 24, 2016 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Associated Press

Survey finds Lexus, Toyota, Buick most reliable auto brands

DETROIT - Lexus, Toyota and Buick are the most reliable brands in Consumer Reports' latest survey, a reward for their conservative approach to new technology.

October 24, 2016 | By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Auto Writer | Associated Press

Looking out for No. 2

FAIR HAVEN, N.J. - Some specially trained dogs are helping humans curb themselves.

October 24, 2016 | By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press | Associated Press

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hospital emergency department expanding

When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...

October 24, 2016 | | Local

Georgia Conservancy names Jon Burns top legislator

ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...

October 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New roads in Georgia use federal standards

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 23, 2016 | | Life

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