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Under heavy criticism, Britain’s government backtracks on letting freed sailors talk for pay

LONDON - Britain's government beat a hasty retreat Monday under withering criticism for allowing sailors and marines to be paid large sums for their stories about captivity in Iran.

April 24, 2007 | By ROBERT BARR Associated Press Writer | Nation


Louisiana is the last state standing on legal cockfighting circuit

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - Spectators shake their fists, scream out wagers and cheer on their roosters, the air swirling with cigarette smoke and chicken feathers.

April 24, 2007 | By DOUG SIMPSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bridge 4/10

Mark Twain said, "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."

April 24, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 4/10

DEAR DR. GOTT: Thank you for your interesting, useful information over many years. Here's one that may help older readers when they experience sluggish (though not constipated) bowels. This was a hint framed and on display where I worked as an RN at a nursing home.

April 24, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 4/10

DEAR ABBY: I chuckled when I saw the letter from "Eating Single but Not Alone" (Feb. 5), about discovering single men in a diner at breakfast. She's right on. I own and run a diner that's been serving breakfast and lunch for more than 25 years. Not only do male customers meet and eat here weekly, many of them eat here every day, usually at the same time, so they can catch up with others who do. Many of the men are single, widowed, divorced or retired, and just want to start their day with a decent meal ...

April 24, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Police Report - April 10

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.

April 24, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Astrograph 4/10

Unsolicited circumstances could place you in the forefront of an ambitious enterprise or progressive movement. Although you may have nothing to do with initiating it, you could be ushered into a leadership role.

April 24, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Hospital Authority gives OTC grant

The Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. was recently the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Bulloch County Hospital Authority for use in supporting Health Science students at Ogeechee Technical College. The grant will allow the Foundation to assist 10 OTC students with scholarships. All 10 of the students receiving the Hospital Authority assistance are residents of Bulloch County.

April 23, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Police Report - April 9

(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.)

April 23, 2007 | | Crime Report


Police Report - April 8

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.

April 23, 2007 | | Crime Report


Smoltz outlasts Glavine in Braves win

ATLANTA - The biggest moment for John Smoltz in his matchup with former teammate and golfing buddy, Tom Glavine, came in the fourth inning.

April 22, 2007 | By TOM SALADINO AP Sports Writer | Sports


GSU's offensive woes continue

The Georgia Southern Eagles racked up 11 hits, Justin Klinger had a pinch-hit solo home run, and starting pitcher Aaron Eubanks pitched six shutout innings, but Elon took advantage of the Eagle relief pitching and GSU (17-18, 1-7) dropped the second of a three-game series to the Phoenix in 10 innings 4-3 at J.I. Clements Stadium on Saturday.

April 22, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Georgia Southern


Jason Dittmer named GSU’s top professor

Jason Dittmer was presented with the Wells/Warren Professor of the Year Award at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.

April 22, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘A Family Affair’ exhibit opens April 13

This coming weekend, The Averitt Center for the Arts and the Statesboro community are celebrating one of Stateboro's own, renowned artitst and Professor Emerita of Art, Roxie Remley. A collection of Remley's recent paintings will be combined with the artwork of her great-niece, Susan Hodgin, in "A Family Affair" opening April13 in the main gallery of the Averitt Center.

April 22, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Sonny for VP? Better think twice

When the dust settles on the presidential nominating process, Mitt Romney may need Sonny Perdue as his vice presidential nominee.

April 22, 2007 | By BILL SHIPP Georgia Political Columnist | Columnists


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9 scientifically backed simple tricks to relieve stress now

Your normal life is already busy so it's no wonder when you add in extra demands for the end-of-year holidays, stress levels skyrocket.

November 26, 2014 | By TRACIE KNABE SNOWDER Deseret News National | Hot topics


3 things the Pope is saying about your family

More than 350 religious leaders, scholars and thinkers gathered at the Vatican in November for an interfaith conference emphasizing the importance of families to global societies.

November 26, 2014 | By MEGAN WALLGREN Deseret News National | Hot topics


5 things you do every day that hurt your children

I sit down in my parenting course, pick up the book and thumb through it. A section titled "The Declaration of Imperfection" catches my attention. As I begin to read, tears stream down my checks and a flood of relief washes over me - "Damara, it's okay to be imperfect."

November 26, 2014 | By DAMARA SIMMONS Deseret News National | Hot topics


7 common beliefs that make you terribly unhappy

What we focus our thoughts on, we become. That can either work for us or against us. Sometimes it's not the reality of a situation that gets us into trouble, but what we think the reality of the situation is. And there's often a difference. What are seven commonly held beliefs that can get us into trouble?

November 26, 2014 | By SUSAN SWANN Deseret News National | Hot topics


State rivals, national implications

ATHENS - There's no need for any extra motivation when Georgia faces Georgia Tech.

November 25, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


Column: Woods at 5-year mark of accident

Any mention of golf during the week of Thanksgiving used to be about the Skins Game.

November 25, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel plans

MINEOLA, N.Y. - Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year.

November 25, 2014 | By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press | Local


NFL, union discuss player conduct policy

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith are meeting Tuesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy.

November 25, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle'

FERGUSON, Missouri - Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.

November 25, 2014 | By DAVID A. LIEB and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press | Local


Statesboro native NFL player starts local foundation

Baltimore Ravens player DeAngelo Tyson, a former Statesboro High School standout, has announced the formation of the Tyson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that will benefit the city that gave him hope and opportunity.

November 25, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Weather postpones downtown Statesboro’s Shopping by Lantern Light

A rainy forecast has postponed Shopping by Lantern Light in downtown Statesboro for the second consecutive year.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


No charges in Ferguson case; chaos fills streets

FERGUSON, Mo. - A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

November 25, 2014 | By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press | Nation




GSU gets big home win

Florida International had a 6-foot-11 center named Adrian Diaz, who scored 33 points.

November 24, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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