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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


Scales celebrate 50th anniversary

June 29, 2008 | | Anniversaries


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Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

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February 17, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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Portal boys fall in first round

Even after ending their regular season on a nine-game winning streak, it was the postseason that fouled up Portal's year as a whole.

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BA boys roll on, girls prep for state playoffs

Just as they had in the regular season, the Bulloch Academy boys made easy work of Trinity Dublin by a 73-60 score in the region ...

February 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media ...

February 16, 2017 | By JOHN RABY Associated Press | Associated Press


New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

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Can pitching hurl Eagles to Omaha?

The Georgia Southern baseball squad was one of a handful of Eagle teams to see a bump in production in their second season competing in ...

February 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Column: Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA

The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other ...

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