Georgia Southern University President Bruce Grube and his wife, Kathryn, will kick off the summer season with the University's 61st ceremonial watermelon cutting on Tuesday, July 8. The watermelon cuttings are held every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the month of July.
OAKLAND, Calif. - A body was removed from a remote area of the Oakland hills after a prominent computer programmer about to be sentenced for killing his missing wife led investigators to the site, authorities said Tuesday.
RUSUTSU, Japan - Leaders of the Group of Eight economic powers warned Tuesday that surging oil and food prices could undermine world growth but that the global economy would ultimately be resilient.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG said Tuesday it will cut 16,750 jobs, or 4.2 percent of its global work force, to streamline operations and slice nearly $2 billion in costs in the face of a slowing economy.
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters on Tuesday faced worsening weather conditions that pushed flames across firebreaks in parts of inland California and chased residents out of one small community.
WASHINGTON - U.S. exports to Iran - including brassieres, bull semen, cosmetics and possibly even weapons - grew more than tenfold during President Bush's years in office even as he accused Iran of nuclear ambitions and helping terrorists. America sent more cigarettes to Iran, at least $158 million worth under Bush, than any other products.
RENO, Nev. - Animal rights activists and ranchers are clashing over a federal proposal to euthanize wild horses as a way to deal with their surplus numbers.
ATLANTA - Georgia's top court on Monday unanimously upheld the life sentence of a soldier convicted in the stabbing death of an infantryman he fought alongside in Iraq, a brutal crime that inspired the movie ''In the Valley of Elah.''
WASHINGTON - The intercepted e-mail was alarmingly matter-of-fact for anyone worried about a new terror attack: ''getting into U.S is no problem at all. thats what i do best.''
MIAMI - Alex Rodriguez's wife filed for divorce Monday, calling her husband an adulterer who ''emotionally abandoned his wife and children.''
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, July 07, 2008
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - She'd spent a lifetime less than an hour's drive away, but it had never crossed Joquetta Johnson's mind to visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. What, she wondered when a friend suggested it, could a park in rural, lily-white West Virginia hold for a black teacher from Baltimore?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - In the past few years, Rich Nieto's work has started earlier and lasted longer.
WINONA, Minn. - On the morning after the house party on Johnson Street, Jenna Foellmi and several other twentysomethings lay sprawled on the beds and couches. When a friend reached out to wake her, Foellmi was cold to the touch.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A suspected kidnapper was killed by police in a Waffle House parking lot early Monday morning after demanding ransom from his victim's family.
NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana man accused of stuffing $31 worth of candy bars into his pockets faces a possible sentence of 20 years to life ...
Representatives from four world religions took part in a panel discussion in the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University last week for the annual ...
The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...
Since entering the Statesboro healthcare market in 2009, Dr. Daniel Okungbowa has embraced the community with a passion of ensuring that every citizen has access ...
Nestled among the oak trees of what was once the Gesmon Neville Family Farm, The Lodge at Bethany, an extension of the long-standing history of ...
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