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Dear Abby 9/6

DEAR ABBY: It happened again! Someone put pesticide in a water bottle. A 6-year-old child got ahold of it and drank about 2 ounces. He is now on a ventilator in a pediatric intensive care unit. Having made it that far, he'll probably be OK. Why do people keep doing this?

September 20, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


CPSC recalls about 700,000 toys from Mattel because of lead paint

NEW YORK - The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel Inc., announced late Tuesday that it is recalling about 700,000 Chinese-made toys that have excessive amounts of lead paint.

September 20, 2007 | By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Business Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 9/7

DEAR DR. GOTT: The subject I am writing about seems to be a taboo subject that no one wants to admit to or talk about.

September 20, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Henriette threatens Mexican mainland; Felix fades but sparks flood fears in Central America

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Hurricane Henriette threatened Mexico's mainland Wednesday as it stayed on track for the southwestern United States, while the weakening remnants of Hurricane Felix dumped heavy rain in Central America, causing flooding, landslides and at least nine deaths.

September 20, 2007 | By PAUL KIERNAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Family distraught after ATV falls into mine shaft, killing young girl and injuring her sister

CHLORIDE, Ariz. - Riding all-terrain vehicles in the hilly countryside was a frequent pursuit for 13-year-old Rikki Howard, her 10-year-old sister, Casie Hicks, and their family, a neighbor said Monday.

September 20, 2007 | By AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Amazing comeback gives Braves win

ATLANTA - The Braves will have a hard time making the playoffs, despite their most remarkable comeback of the season. So they went ahead and celebrated as though this one was for a championship.

September 20, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Museum likely to move Civil War artifacts out of Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Fewer people are coming to the Museum of the Confederacy, so the museum may be taking its artifacts to the people.

September 20, 2007 | By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press Writer | Nation


Newest Statesboro Legend in the Arts honored Thursday night

The newest Statesboro Legend in the Arts is being honored in an induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Averitt Center for the Arts. Commissioned by the Statesboro Arts Council, local artist, Collin Smith is unveiling an exhibit that he has created and developed tirelessly in the inductee's honor.

September 20, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police Report - September 4

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.

September 19, 2007 | | Crime Report


Police Report - September 5

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.

September 19, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Bridge 9/5

On Monday, I noted that if you enter the auction after an opponent has opened with a pre-empt, you assume your partner has six or seven high-card points. (If he does not, get a new partner, one who holds better cards!) Yesterday, I mentioned that you do not pre-empt against a pre-empt. This deal illustrates both tenets.

September 19, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 9/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column on jaw discomfort, perhaps as a result from taking Fosamax. I believe that may be my problem. I have consulted many doctors, including a periodontist who fitted me with a night guard. My jaw discomfort has been so severe that I have difficulty eating. I have discontinued the Fosamax with success, but I wondering whether the damage is permanent.

September 19, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/5

Elevate your sights a bit higher than usual, especially when it comes to your material goals, and you'll be surprised by the good results. Working a bit harder won't seem to be harsh or difficult when the returns start to roll in.

September 19, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 9/5

DEAR ABBY: I'm turning 90 soon and live in a small assisted-living environment. I have outlived four husbands, and I'm thinking about a fifth. For clarification, my husbands all died of natural causes - except for my second. (He and I were divorced.)

September 19, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Powerful Felix hits Central America, Henriette roars into Baja California

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Felix walloped Central America's remote Miskito coastline and Henriette slammed into resorts on the tip of Baja California as a record-setting hurricane season got even wilder Tuesday with twin storms making landfall on the same day.

September 19, 2007 | By PAUL KIERNAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Forgotten vials of smallpox found in old storage room

ATLANTA - A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Statesboro Blue Devils volleyball camp returns

In just three years, Statesboro High has turned a fledgling volleyball program - with next to no previous experience in the sport - into a two-time state playoff qualifier.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


World Cup host Brazil humiliated by Germany

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wie, Lewis lead women's golf revival

SOUTHPORT, England - The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.

July 08, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NASCAR penalizes Busch for violation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR has penalized Kurt Busch and his Stewart-Haas Racing team for failing a post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway.

July 08, 2014 | The Associated Press | NASCAR


Outdoor Life: Frog gigging — a tasty tradition

Frog gigging is a dying art. Like grabbling or noodling (reaching under river banks for turtles and catfish) frog gigging is an outdoor activity that seems to be fading from view.

July 08, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.

July 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Braves rally, but lose to Mets in 11

NEW YORK - Curtis Granderson and David Wright are expected to deliver big hits for the Mets. When they get one from Ruben Tejada, it's a bit of a surprise.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves




Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Brooklet is Bulloch's growing small town

Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.

July 07, 2014 | | Business


Djokovic's pep talk swept aside 'fear', 'demons'

LONDON - Novak Djokovic knew all along that his game was good enough to win more Grand Slam titles. It was his mind that was the problem.

July 07, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Kittel wins stage as Tour prepares to leave UK

LONDON - At this point, the top Tour de France sprint star might be called Sir Marcel.

July 07, 2014 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press | Sports


LeBron, Cavs owner could mend fences, reunite

CLEVELAND - There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter.

July 07, 2014 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Aaron Hernandez moved to new jail

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can transfer to a jail closer to Boston for easier access to his lawyers while he awaits trial on a murder charge, a judge ruled Monday.

July 07, 2014 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


In the Pits: Pulling the plug on Coke Zero 400 was the right call

When the sky opened for a third time during the rain-rescheduled race at Daytona and teams pulled out car covers to wait out the weather, it seemed the right time for NASCAR to put the Coke Zero 400 out of its misery.

July 07, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


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