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Once-powerful Pa. senator faces long fraud trial

PHILADELPHIA - A longtime power broker in Pennsylvania politics earned nearly $100,000 a year as a state senator, up to $1 million a year as a rainmaking lawyer and millions more from the sale of a family bank.

September 22, 2008 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | National


Deadly crashes bring FAA focus on Reno air races

RENO, Nev. - It's billed as ''the world's fastest motor sport.''

September 22, 2008 | By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Writer | National


Georgian president vows to reclaim 2 provinces

TBILISI, Georgia - On the eve of a European Union shuttle mission to convince Russia to pull its troops back to prewar positions, Georgia's president vowed Sunday to regain control of two breakaway provinces with the help of ''the rest of the world.''

September 22, 2008 | By STEVE GUTTERMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Afghan tribal leader set for trial in NYC

NEW YORK - By his own account, former Afghan tribal leader Bashir Noorzai resisted the Soviet Union's invasion of his country three decades ago, then put down his weapons when U.S. forces showed up following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

September 22, 2008 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer | National


Officials announce takeover of mortgage giants

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration, acting to avert the potential for major financial turmoil, announced Sunday that the federal government was taking control of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

September 22, 2008 | By ALAN ZIBEL and MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press Writers | Washington


Canada’s prime minister calls early election

TORONTO - Canada's prime minister on Sunday triggered an early election, dissolving Parliament in a bid to bolster his party's grip on power in a vote next month that will be the country's third national ballot in four years.

September 22, 2008 | By ROB GILLIES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Sarkozy: unlikely diplomat in Russia-Georgia fight

PARIS - He's not known for his diplomatic graces, but blunt-talking French President Nicolas Sarkozy looks like Europe's best bet for making peace between Russia and Georgia.

September 22, 2008 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ike’s floods add insult to Haiti’s misery, kill 10

GONAIVES, Haiti - Haitians took to their roofs to escape rising floodwaters Sunday for the second time in a week as squalls from Hurricane Ike added insult to their misery, inundating homes and collapsing a bridge on the last open land route for aid to the desperate city.

September 22, 2008 | By JONATHAN KATZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Hong Kong votes in legislative elections

HONG KONG - Hong Kong voters turned out in thinner numbers Sunday for legislative elections that threatened to set back the pro-democracy opposition and its push for greater political freedoms in the Chinese-ruled territory.

September 22, 2008 | By DIKKY SINN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ailing Kennedy aims to return to Senate in January

WASHINGTON - Sen. Edward Kennedy, who has brain cancer, will not be on Capitol Hill this week when Congress returns from its summer break. He intends to work from his Massachusetts home this fall and return to the Senate in January.

September 22, 2008 | By ANDREW MIGA Associated Press Writer | Washington


Health chiefs battle to bring back Iraqi doctors

BAGHDAD - A kidney specialist who fled Iraq's bombings, kidnappings and sectarian killings 20 months ago has reported back to work at his Baghdad hospital - one of some 800 doctors who have returned over the summer.

September 22, 2008 | By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


China’s new prosperity fuels fitness craze

BEIJING - Several days a week, Wu Ruiyao hits the gym, where she sweats on a treadmill, tones her abs in a group exercise or stretches under the guidance of a personal trainer.

September 22, 2008 | By DIDI TANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


AP IMPACT: Liver disease plagues obese adolescents

TRENTON, N.J. - In a new and disturbing twist on the obesity epidemic, some overweight teenagers have severe liver damage caused by too much body fat, and a handful have needed liver transplants.

September 22, 2008 | By LINDA A. JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


Eagles rally to beat Austin Peay

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September 22, 2008 | | Georgia Southern


Farm Bureau funds OTC scholarship

OTC story

The Bulloch County Farm Bureau recently presented a check for $500 to Ogeechee Technical College and the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. for use in funding an Agribusiness scholarship.

September 22, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


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The 'Michelangelo' of politics

YOUNG HARRIS - A governor and senator, friend and counselor to presidents, Zell Miller walked the marbled halls of American power. He was remembered more simply ...

March 26, 2018 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


No new babies for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH - The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a ...

March 26, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Countdown to farmers market season

The return of the farmers market for me each season is just about as exciting as Christmas Day. Springtime brings me so much joy! With ...

March 25, 2018 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Burkhalter Road once known as 'The King's Highway'

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at points of interest throughout the history of Bulloch County.

March 25, 2018 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Ingratitude is such a terrible tragedy

In Luke 17:11-19, we find an incident in the life of Jesus that is at once both joyous and sad. As Jesus was traveling ...

March 25, 2018 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Herty intros cup and gutter method

This is the fourth in a series on turpentining in the U.S.

March 25, 2018 | | Life


Lane — Deal

Megan Nicole Lane of Millen and Beau Ansley Deal of Statesboro were united in marriage during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony held on Sept ...

March 25, 2018 | | Weddings


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Sage advice to young parents everywhere -- Lighten up

When I began reading "The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids" (Jan. 5, 2018, www.fatherly.com), I was skeptical that essayist ...

March 25, 2018 | | Life


Troop 342 says farewell with pinning of its last Eagle Scouts

The last two official Eagle Scouts from Troop 342, Durden Gagel and Cross Womack, celebrated their pinning with family, friends, other Eagle Scouts and Scoutmaster ...

March 25, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Life


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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