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Presidents of Colombia, Ecuador spar at summit; others try to defuse border crisis

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said Friday that Colombian rebels helped Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa get elected, citing as evidence a rebel's letter seized during a cross-border raid that has sparked an international crisis.

March 22, 2008 | By ANDREW O. SELSKY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Colombia believes it killed second leader of FARC rebels in a week

BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian security forces carrying out an arrest warrant Friday for a rebel leader killed a man in a shootout and were trying to confirm his identity, an official in the chief prosecutor's office said Friday.

March 22, 2008 | By VIVIAN SEQUERA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Iraq: Karradah bombings illustrate even better Baghdad neighborhoods vulnerable

BAGHDAD - It was a beautiful evening and the streets of Baghdad's Karradah neighborhood were packed with shoppers and young people mingling at the start of the Iraqi weekend - then the extremists struck, again.

March 22, 2008 | By JOHN AFFLECK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Clinton says even if Obama wins primary, Mississippi’s choice is historic

CANTON, Miss. - Fresh off a trio of primary victories, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to set low expectations for Tuesday's primary in Mississippi by telling Democrats that even if they support her opponent the moment is historic.

March 22, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


McCain calls for tax cuts, job training to lift the faltering economy

ATLANTA - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who has said economics isn't his strong suit, said Friday tax cuts and job training are needed to lift an economy that is either in recession or is headed toward one.

March 22, 2008 | By LIBBY QUAID Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


AP NewsBreak: Obama adviser resigns after calling Clinton a ’monster’

WASHINGTON - A Barack Obama adviser resigned Friday after calling rival Hillary Rodham Clinton ''a monster.''

March 22, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Federal Reserve announces bigger auctions to banks to help ease the credit crisis

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking bigger steps to ease the nation's credit crisis, including increasing the amount of loans it plans to make available to banks this month to $100 billion.

March 22, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA Associated Press Writer | Washington


House committee questions high compensation for CEOs involved in mortgage crisis

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers confronted corporate executives Friday about how they managed to take home hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation while their companies were taking a financial nosedive from the subprime mortgage crisis.

March 22, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Dear Taxpayer: This letter cost you $42 million

WASHINGTON - At a cost of nearly $42 million, the IRS wants you to know: Your check is almost in the mail.

March 22, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Police Report - March 7

(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.)

March 22, 2008 | | Crime Report


Employers slash 63,000 jobs in February, most in 5 years, feeding recession fears

WASHINGTON - Employers slashed 63,000 jobs in February, the most in five years and the starkest sign yet that the country is heading dangerously toward recession or is in one already.

March 22, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


Local Roundup: BA's Carter to be in GISA All-Star game

Bulloch Academy senior Darion Carter has been named to a Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) All-Star team.

March 22, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


McCain: Georgia will be competitive in November

ATLANTA - It's been almost 16 years since Bill Clinton won Georgia, becoming the last Democrat to take the state in a presidential general election.

March 22, 2008 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Police Report - March 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.)

March 22, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


AP Analysis: Vaccine settlement no slam-dunk for autism advocates; girl not ’typical autistic’

ATLANTA - For those convinced that vaccines can cause autism, the sad case of a Georgia girl, daughter of a doctor and lawyer, seems like clear-cut evidence. The government has agreed to pay the girl's family for injury caused by vaccines.

March 22, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE and MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | National


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Christie: Parents deserve measure of choice on vaccinations

CAMBRIDGE, England - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday parents should have some choice on whether to vaccinate their children, a position he's taken before but one that drew a new level of attention amid a U.S. measles outbreak and his recent moves toward running for president.

February 02, 2015 | By JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Brady still wants more

PHOENIX - Tom Brady knows what's next: more Super Bowl wins.

February 02, 2015 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Ga. man suspected of killing 5 arrested in Mississippi

LAGRANGE, Ga. - A Georgia man charged in the deaths of his wife, three of her family members and a friend was arrested at a bus station in Tupelo, Mississippi, authorities said Monday.

February 02, 2015 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Not a lot of lofty expectations for 2015 Braves

ATLANTA - The Braves are trying to be optimistic after a flurry of offseason moves signaled the franchise going into rebuilding mode.

February 02, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Obama wants $42M to deepen Savannah harbor

SAVANNAH - More than two years after the federal government approved deepening the waterway used by cargo ships to reach the Port of Savannah, President Barack Obama on Monday began pushing for $42 million to start helping Georgia pay for the $706 million project.

February 02, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press


Koepka gets first tour win

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - For the longest time, Brooks Koepka was known primarily for the stamps in his passport.

February 02, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Quinn gets 5-year deal

By CHARLES ODUM

February 02, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Manziel enters rehab program

CLEVELAND - Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle.

February 02, 2015 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Subway's 'Day of Giving' has raised $350,000

In April 1988, when Gary Davis opened his first Subway restaurant on South Main Street, no one could imagine the incredible success the chain would have globally.

February 02, 2015 | | Business


Truly international Brodie

Brodie International is a Statesboro-based manufacturer with local owners, but with a sales office in Beijing and customers in the petroleum industry around the world.

February 02, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Business


Millen fire claims life of 14-year-old boy

MILLEN - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a teenage boy in Millen.

February 02, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


The heart behind the hands

As director of The Hearts & Hands Clinic, Urkovia Andrews is the face of Statesboro's only free health care clinic for the medically uninsured.

February 02, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Black History Month

I came to know about "Blind Willie" McTell late in my life - about 11 years ago when I was working on Del Presley's "A Place to Call Home" at the brand new Emma Kelly Theater.

February 02, 2015 | By MICAL R. WHITAKER | Columnists/Editorials


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Celebrate the "love month"

Seems a little unreasonable that the month of February, the one that touts hearts and love and sweethearts and chocolate, is the shortest month on the calendar. But, that just means extra care and attention must be given each day to those we love. Warm up the days in February with time spent with family - bundle up and go for long walks, roast marshmallows, read books under the covers or gather in the kitchen and prepare a big pot of soup. Make every day a celebration with unique ideas or try some of the holidays below.

February 02, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Columnists/Editorials


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