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America’s working poor stretching paychecks to the breaking point

NEW YORK - The calculus of living paycheck to paycheck in America is getting harder.

November 03, 2007 | By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Business Writer | Nation


School nutrition improving as students get served healthier foods, report finds

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's harder to find a french fry in a school cafeteria these days, and junk food is less common at school fundraisers, a federal study out Friday has found.

November 03, 2007 | By NANCY ZUCKERBROD Associated Press Writer | Nation


As number of large hog farms grow, Iowans cope with smell, officials worry about business

LORIMOR, Iowa - Mayor Kent Forbes has learned a hard truth about small-town life in Iowa: Sometimes it stinks.

November 03, 2007 | By HENRY C. JACKSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fugitive accused in videotaped sex attack on daughter arraigned

SPOKANE, Wash. - A man accused of raping his daughter and posting videos of the abuse online was arraigned Friday after returning to the United States from Hong Kong.

November 03, 2007 | By JOHN K. WILEY Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bhutto says she was warned before return to Pakistan that suicide squads would try to kill her

KARACHI, Pakistan - Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, her return from exile shattered by a suicide attack that killed up to 136 people, blamed militants Friday for trying to kill her and said she would not ''surrender our great nation'' to them.

November 03, 2007 | By ASHRAF KHAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 10/20

DEAR ABBY: I'm private about my body. I'm not comfortable being nude in front of anyone except my sister, my best friend or, of course, my mother.

November 03, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


SEB Marching Band takes gold at marching competition

The Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band went down to Blackshear Saturday to take part in the 2007 annual Sound of Silver Marching Band Competition. The Yellow Jackets came home loaded with gold medals, sweeping top honors, including the Grand Champion award.

November 02, 2007 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Thompson attacks rivals, calls himself the true conservative

KENNESAW - Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson on Thursday cast himself as the true conservative in the Republican race for president and accused his GOP rivals Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney of being soft on illegal immigration.

November 02, 2007 | By SHANNON MCCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Local


Attack kills at least 126, shattering jubilant homecoming for Benazir Bhutto

KARACHI, Pakistan - A suicide bombing in a crowd welcoming former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto killed at least 126 people Thursday night, shattering her celebratory procession through Pakistan's biggest city after eight years in exile.

November 02, 2007 | By MATTHEW PENNINGTON and PAISLEY DODDS Associated Press Writers | Nation


US lawmakers apologize to Canadian wrongly held in torture case

WASHINGTON - Members of Congress apologized Thursday to a Canadian engineer seized by U.S. officials and taken to Syria, where he says he was tortured.

November 02, 2007 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 10/19

It won't be simply chance that plays an important role in your material affairs in the year ahead; it'll be sheer hard work and planning on your part. You can substantially profit from the careful development of your affairs.

November 02, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/19

Scottish actress Deborah Kerr said, "Personally, I think if a woman hasn't met the right man by the time she's 24, she may be lucky."

November 02, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Autistic hiker, 18, found alive in W.Va. woods, reunites with family after 4-day search

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - An autistic 18-year-old lost in the wilderness for four days was found alive Thursday, weak but apparently fine, and reunited with his family, searchers said.

November 02, 2007 | By TOM BREEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fatal shootings of 2 children, 2 adults in Detroit house renew calls for end to violence

DETROIT - Two adults and two children were fatally shot as they slept Thursday in a home known for drug activity, renewing pleas for community members to take more responsibility in the fight against violence.

November 02, 2007 | By DAVID RUNK Associated Press Writer | Nation


Florida citrus land yielding fast to housing, tree diseases; juice prices rising

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - There seem to be more tractors tearing up St. Lucie County's old citrus groves than tending them these days.

November 02, 2007 | By TRAVIS REED Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.

September 04, 2014 | By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer | Nation


Unusual resemblance: You look just like your car — and it looks like your dog

Here's a twist on family resemblance: A Swiss study says it's possible to match people with their cars, because they look alike. And the resemblance carries through to the family dog, too.

September 04, 2014 | By LOIS M. COLLINS Deseret News National | Hot topics


Dad in Georgia hot car death charged with murder

ATLANTA - A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours was charged Thursday with murder in the toddler's death.

September 04, 2014 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Bribing your kids? Experts say think twice

A study released last month indicates that U.S. children receive from parents an average of $1,360 each year in the form of allowances, rewards and incentives. The study, which was conducted by coupon brand Vouchercloud, found that 71 percent of the parents of 5- to 10-year-olds give their children money regularly.

September 04, 2014 | By ROBERT BEAUPRE Deseret News National | Hot topics


Nightmare for vulnerable: Unlicensed care homes in Georgia

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The investigation of a South Georgia unlicensed personal care home began with the report of a resident of the facility breaking into a nearby home to get food.

September 04, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Court grants Obama plea to re-hear health case

WASHINGTON - The federal appeals court in Washington threw out a ruling Thursday that called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums under the president's health care law.

September 04, 2014 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Nation


Al-Qaida leader says it has expanded into India

NEW DELHI - Promising to "storm your barricades with cars packed with gunpowder," al-Qaida announced Thursday it had created an Indian branch that the terror network vowed would bring Islamic rule to the entire subcontinent.

September 04, 2014 | By TIM SULLIVAN Associated Press | World


Moth Project to attract ‘second-shift pollinators’ to Georgia Southern campus

Starting next week, Georgia Southern University will cater to some very special guests: moths.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


September 4 - Born in Metter, Ga., Candler County, (March 2, 1941), but lived the last 23 years in B

Verner Naomi McCullough Powell

September 03, 2014 | | Obituaries


Braves break out, top Phillies

ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt paid close attention to the Braves' hitting woes, even when he was with Triple-A Gwinnett.

September 03, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Ryan facing new questions after dismal year in '13

FLOWERY BRANCH - For Matt Ryan, there are none of those annoying questions about his playoff record.

September 03, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


NFL Weekend Picks: Packers-Seahawks a spicy way to start

Fail Mary.

September 03, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Badcock Home Furniture & More Presents: Prep Sports Spotlight

Facing a resurgent Josey offense eager to end a long losing streak, Portal cornerback D'von Moore and his teammates knew that the final big play of the game would likely be the difference.

September 03, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


SEC week a snoozer

This weekend's SEC lineup doesn't hold much national appeal, unless the nonconference scheduling backfires.

September 03, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Makarova beats Azarenka to reach US Open semis

NEW YORK - Ekaterina Makarova describes herself as a person who prefers "to stay in the shade."

September 03, 2014 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


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