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Senators offered chance to see documents on Bush’s eavesdropping program

WASHINGTON - The White House offered Thursday to let the leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee view classified documents that they have demanded on President Bush's eavesdropping program.

November 09, 2007 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Sox blowout Rockies in Game 1

BOSTON - Josh Beckett, Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox were revved up and ready. Not so the Colorado Rockies, who showed up in Beantown looking rusty not rested.

November 09, 2007 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Al-Qaida sympathizers vent against al-Jazeera over airing of bin Laden’s critical message

CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida sympathizers have unleashed a torrent of anger against Al-Jazeera television, accusing it of misrepresenting Osama bin Laden's latest audiotape by airing excerpts in which he criticizes mistakes by insurgents in Iraq.

November 09, 2007 | By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press Writer | Nation


More Fisher-Price toys recalled for lead contamination

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mattel Inc. recalled an additional 38,000 ''Go Diego Go!'' toys Thursday as part of a larger recall of 665,000 lead-contaminated children's products, the government said.

November 09, 2007 | By NATASHA T. METZLER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Big test for BA as Trinity comes to town

Over 3,000 yards and over 300 points.

November 09, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


SEB, Screven dealt tough losses

Southeast Bulloch and Screven County were both sent to the losers bracket Thursday in the opening round of the GHSA Class AA Elite Eight.

November 09, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


One-third in AP poll believe in ghosts and UFOs, half accept ESP

WASHINGTON - It was bad enough when the TV and lights inexplicably flicked on at night, Misty Conrad says. When her daughter began talking to an unseen girl named Nicole and neighbors said children had been murdered in the house, it was time to move.

November 09, 2007 | By ALAN FRAM and TREVOR TOMPSON Associated Press Writers | Nation


Police Report - October 26

(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.)

November 09, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Governor calls for 10 percent water reductions through northern Georgia

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has ordered north Georgia businesses and utilities to cut their water usage by 10 percent to conserve the state's dwindling water supply during one of the worst droughts in state history.

November 08, 2007 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Panel recommends flu vaccine nasal spray for children as young as 2, citing safety

ATLANTA - Children as young as 2 can be given a nasal spray flu vaccine, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

November 08, 2007 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 10/25

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column every day and I want to thank you for the good advice you give to us all.

November 08, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/25

George Eliot wrote, "All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation."

November 08, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astronauts examine shuttle wings, preliminary look at images shows nothing bad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Discovery's astronauts used lasers and digital cameras Wednesday to examine the shuttle's wings for any signs of launch damage as they gained on the international space station with every circling of Earth.

November 08, 2007 | By MARCIA DUNN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush signs disaster declaration to help property owners devastated by California wildfires

WASHINGTON - President Bush continued to step up federal engagement in the California wildfire emergency Wednesday, signing a major disaster declaration that funnels money to people whose property losses aren't covered by insurance.

November 08, 2007 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - October 25

(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.)

November 08, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


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Mental disorder not factor in Pistorius shooting

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was able to understand the wrongfulness of what he had done, according to psychiatric reports submitted Monday at the Olympic athlete's murder trial.

June 30, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press | Sports


My Take: Truly the dawn of a new Georgia Southern era

Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?

June 30, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Sun sets on SoCon for Georgia Southern

It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.

June 30, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


University System of Georgia changes gay couples' benefits

ATLANTA - Married same-sex couples will get tax benefits equal to heterosexual couples through a retirement plan offered by the University System of Georgia, following a Monday vote by the system's governing board.

June 30, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Obama lauds former CEO as right choice to fix VA

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency.

June 30, 2014 | By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press | Local


Statesboro native puts on 'World's Largest Kids Fishing Rodeo'

Statesboro native and former superintendent of schools Dr. Billy Bice and his wife, Florence Ann, retired to St. Simons Island several years ago. Shortly after moving there, he purchased a 22-foot Pathfinder bay boat and began Billy Bee Charters. Billy caters to families, but the focus is on children.

June 30, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


A successful season for Statesboro's Averitt Center

Football and the arts apparently have a lot in common.

June 30, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - After 95 years, H.W. Smith Jewelers closing

The year was 1919, President Woodrow Wilson would sign the Versailles Treaty officially ending World War I. Prohibition was in full swing and the city of Statesboro had just completed paving the Main Streets through downtown.

June 30, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Business


At wet Wimbledon, Murray, Djokovic near rematch

LONDON - As the rain at Wimbledon wreaks havoc with the schedule, and players start to complain, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have found little reason to worry about the weather.

June 30, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Against Belgium, USA motivated by support

SAO PAULO - The last time the U.S. played in a World Cup in Brazil, just one American reporter was on hand, using vacation time and paying his own way.

June 30, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

June 30, 2014 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Nation


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Potty training is a process

Q: My 26-month-old daughter will go on the potty happily every hour when told - we're using your "potty bell," and it's working extremely well - and produces every time. As a result, she's having very few, if any, wee incidents. However, we still have to catch her before an impending bowel movement - she usually begins releasing gas - and rush to get her to the potty. She will sit and poop on the potty, but at day care (three days a week), they can't watch her every second; therefore, she often poops in her pants there. How can ...

June 29, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

June 29, 2014 | By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent | Nation


'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

June 29, 2014 | By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer | Entertainment News


Costa Rica beats Greece in penalty shootout

RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time after defending desperately with 10 men for nearly an hour.

June 29, 2014 | By GERALD IMRAY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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