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Fed poised to curb shady home-lending practices

WASHINGTON - Confronted by record foreclosures, the Federal Reserve is ready to give home buyers more protection from the types of shady lending practices that have contributed to the housing crisis.

July 28, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


Yahoo spurns Microsoft again as bad blood boils

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. has rejected Microsoft's latest attempt to buy its online search operations in a ''take or leave it'' proposal that Yahoo said would have dismantled its Internet franchise.

July 28, 2008 | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer | National


In a switch, governors now await running-mate call

PHILADELPHIA - For more than three decades, the National Governors' Association has assembled on presidential election years as one of its members made a bid for the White House - a Carter or a Reagan, a Dukakis, a Clinton or a Bush.

July 28, 2008 | By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Newfound Iraqi confidence pleases, worries US

BAGHDAD - Wajih Hameed is an Iraqi general with an attitude.

July 28, 2008 | By ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer | Associated Press


At Supreme Court, no one rushes into retirement

WASHINGTON - John Paul Stevens still plays tennis at 88. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 75, works out regularly in the Supreme Court gym.

July 28, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Nation’s scenic parkways strained as traffic grows

ARLINGTON, Va. - Meandering through wooded hills, the George Washington Memorial Parkway offers stunning views of the Potomac River and the capital's monuments beyond. It also offers one of the most direct commutes to downtown Washington for suburban residents - and that has brought traffic it was never intended to handle.

July 28, 2008 | BY SARAH KARUSH Associated Press Writer | National


Crews ’turn the corner’ against 1 Calif. wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. - Many firefighters and homeowners were able to take a collective breath Sunday morning as another town appeared to have been spared from yet another wildfire in the unprecedented California fire season.

July 28, 2008 | By JASON DEAREN and JULIANA BARBASSA Associated Press Writer | National


It’s a girl — and a boy — for Brangelina

NICE, France - Brad Pitt was emotional but calm, Angelina Jolie laughed and chatted. The world's most famous celebrity couple were joined in emotion during the birth of their twins - a boy and a girl - and all ''are doing marvelously well,'' the doctor who delivered the babies in a seaside hospital on the French Riviera said Sunday.

July 28, 2008 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

Note: The following was inadvertently left out of the third part of a series on Confederate Cavalry regiments who came from parts of southeast Georgia.

July 27, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


US judge blocks gas drilling in Michigan forest

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A federal judge has overturned a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to allow oil and gas drilling near a forest and a river in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

July 27, 2008 | By JOHN FLESHER Associated Press Writer | National


Rescued Colombia hostages head home to Florida

SAN ANTONIO - Three Americans freed after being held more than five years by rebels in Colombia gave thanks Saturday and urged people to not forget other hostages who were left behind.

July 27, 2008 | By ELIZABETH WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


Crews 'turn the corner’ against 1 Calif. wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. - Firefighters ''turned the corner'' Saturday on a wildfire that destroyed part of a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, one of the hundreds of blazes that continue to char huge swaths of California.

July 27, 2008 | By DON THOMPSON and TERENCE CHEA Associated Press Writer | National


Roller girls give chase in La. version of bull run

NEW ORLEANS - It's the running of the bulls, New Orleans style.

July 27, 2008 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Writer | National


Immigration treats church sanctuary carefully

CHICAGO - Everyone knows where Flor Crisostomo lives, even the federal immigration officials who have ordered her deported to Mexico. The reason they haven't detained her is her address - Adalberto United Methodist Church.

July 27, 2008 | By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press Writer | National


Pioneering heart doctor Michael DeBakey dead at 99

HOUSTON - Dr. Michael DeBakey, the world-famous cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered such now-common procedures as bypass surgery and invented a host of devices to help heart patients, has died. He was 99.

July 27, 2008 | By JOHN PORRETTO Associated Press Writer | National


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Herald owner sells north Georgia papers to son's company

Charles H. Morris Sr., CEO and president of Morris Multimedia Inc. announced Tuesday the sale of The Times and The Poultry Times in Gainesville, Georgia ...

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Sergio feeling right at home at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Sergio Garcia had a long history with Texas even before he became a part-time resident.

April 18, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Renowned mathematician to deliver inaugural Stone Lecture

Sir Vaughan F.R. Jones, winner of the mathematical world's equivalent of the Nobel Prize, will launch the David R. Stone Distinguished Lecture series ...

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local




Portal's big rally falls short

The Portal Panthers dug themselves an 11-0 hole, and could have easily folded up from there, but instead fought back to cut the Wheeler County ...

April 17, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




Bryan County sheriff's deputy killed in single-vehicle crash

An off-duty Bryan County sheriff's deputy was killed Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Eldora Road.

April 16, 2018 | | Local


Sylvania man wrecks motorcycle after fleeing from Bulloch deputies

A man who wrecked his motorcycle after fleeing from sheriff's deputies early Saturday morning faced several charges after being taken to the hospital for ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


7 inmates killed as prisoners fight over money, territory

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in ...

April 16, 2018 | By MEG KINNARD Associated Press | Associated Press


American woman wins Boston Marathon for first time since 1985

BOSTON - After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place ...

April 16, 2018 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Busch passes Larson to win rain-delayed race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Kyle Busch was all smiles and Kyle Larson was all scowls.

April 16, 2018 | BY STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer ...

April 16, 2018 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl memorial

PASADENA, Calif. - Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth ...

April 16, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hospital nurse earns DAISY Award

A registered nurse in the Emergency Department at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro was awarded recently the hospital's DAISY Award for Extraordinary ...

April 16, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - State tourism event coming to the Boro

This week, Statesboro is playing host to more than 100 tourism professionals from convention and visitor bureaus, chambers and visitor information centers across Georgia. They ...

April 16, 2018 | | Local


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