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China’s Olympic ceremony features sacrifices

BEIJING - Martial arts student Cheng Jianghua only saw the army barracks he stayed in and the stadium where he performed at the spectacular Olympics opening ceremony. But his sacrifices were minor - other performers were injured, fainted from heatstroke or forced to wear adult diapers so the show could go on.

September 03, 2008 | By GILLIAN WONG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Suicide attack at Algerian police academy kills 43

ALGIERS, Algeria - A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-rigged car into a police academy as recruits lined up to register for classes, killing at least 43 people. It was the deadliest attack in the North African country since the 1990s.

September 03, 2008 | By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


NATO pulls its punches on penalty against Russia

BRUSSELS, Belgium - NATO pulled its punches against Russia on Tuesday, suspending formal contacts as punishment for the Georgia invasion but bucking U.S. pressure for more severe penalties.

September 03, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Fay hits Florida, but doesn’t become hurricane

NAPLES, Fla. - Tropical Storm Fay moved inland Tuesday after making landfall in southwest Florida, never growing into the hurricane that forecasters had cautioned it could become.

September 03, 2008 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press Writer | National


Girl from polygamist group ordered into state care

SAN ANGELO, Texas - A 14-year-old girl allegedly married to jailed polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs with her parents' blessing at age 12 was ordered back into foster care Tuesday by a Texas judge.

September 03, 2008 | By MICHELLE ROBERTS Associated Press Writer | National


More women are having fewer children, if at all

WASHINGTON - More women in their early 40s are childless, and those who are having children are having fewer than ever before, the Census Bureau said Monday.

September 03, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington


Iraqi Sunnis outraged over Diyala raids, arrests

BAGHDAD - Iraq's largest Sunni party accused government security forces of sectarian bias Tuesday after soldiers arrested a Sunni university president and a Sunni provincial council member northeast of Baghdad.

September 03, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Turkey’s Gul urges Sudan leader to end suffering

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Turkey's president urged Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir during talks Tuesday to act responsibly and to end the suffering in the devastated Darfur region.

September 03, 2008 | By C. ONUR ANT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Flooding recedes in South Texas after foot of rain

ESCOBARES, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley's main highway was open to traffic again Tuesday as flooding receded following a deluge of up to 13 inches of rain across southern Texas.

September 03, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 8/20

Many of your enviable qualities will be accentuated in the year ahead, making it far more possible to achieve many of your fondest desires. The revitalization of your better attributes enhances the possibilities for success.

September 03, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 8/20

DEAR DR. GOTT: My doctor is treating me with Prevacid for acid reflux, but I feel no heartburn at all. I just cough up phlegm. Do you have a better idea?

September 03, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 8/20

DEAR ABBY: How do you deal with a hypochondriac? My brothers and I lost our dear mother to cancer when we were in our teens. Daddy has recently been diagnosed with a pernicious form of melanoma, which has a low survival rate.

September 03, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Back to school: Shaky economy hits kids

WASHINGTON - Hard times and higher fuel prices will follow kids back to school this fall.

September 03, 2008 | By LIBBY QUAID Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: Portal gets monumental win

PORTAL - The Portal softball team won its first ever game against Calvary Day on Tuesday by a score of 6-2 at the Portal Athletic Complex.

September 03, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Bridge 8/20

When you must decide between two lines of play, usually you will take the mathematically superior one. For example, suppose you need either a finesse to work or a suit to divide 3-3. You should go for the finesse because it is a 50 percent chance and a 3-3 break is only 35.53 percent.

September 03, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


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Gator boys rally, girls fall short

Bulloch Academy head coach Stacy Sikes said prior to Monday's matchup with Robert Toombs he thought this would be their biggest test of the ...

December 19, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




Amtrak train on new route hurtles onto Wash. highway

DUPONT, Wash. - An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle on Monday and spilled ...

December 18, 2017 | By RACHEL LA CORTE, GILLIAN FLACCUS and MICHAEL SISAK Associated Press | Associated Press


Georgia still lags in health scores

Georgia remains at 41st in a national ranking of the healthiest states compiled by the United Health Foundation.

December 18, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Anderson's General Store stays a step ahead

When Raybon and Janelle Anderson began Bulloch Fertilizer Company in 1963 to serve local farmers with quality products backed up by wonderful personal service they ...

December 18, 2017 | | Local


Humbug and blessings, every one

It started with a desire to come home for the holidays.

December 18, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


East Georgia Regional Medical Center: Keep holiday toy shopping safe, stress-free

While buying the hottest and trendiest toys for your child may be tempting as Christmas fast approaches, the doctors and nurses at East Georgia Regional ...

December 18, 2017 | | Local


Classic Cleaners is your GreenEarth alternative

When Janice Gray opened Classic Cleaners, nearly 20 years ago, she never dreamed she would still be operating a dry cleaning business. After the business ...

December 18, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Airlines inch back to normalcy after airport blackout

ATLANTA - The nation's air-travel system struggled to get back on schedule and re-book stranded passengers Monday after a fire and blackout at the world ...

December 18, 2017 | By DON SCHANCHE JR. and TOM KRISHER Associated Press | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

May 04, 2017 | | Life


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