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US investigating how TB traveler was let across border — a hole in disease-protection system

WASHINGTON - The government is investigating how the globe-trotting tuberculosis patient drove into the country after his name was put on a watch list - and given to U.S. border guards.

June 14, 2007 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD and DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writers | Nation


Astrograph 5/31

You could get many more opportunities than usual to involve yourself in projects where you'll have a chance to use your creative talents. This will bring you much pleasure, as well as greater productivity.

June 14, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 5/31

DEAR DR. GOTT: What are the symptoms of septicemia, and why are people dying from it within two or three weeks? I was told it is blood poisoning, but what is the cause, and why is it not treatable to save a person's life?

June 14, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 5/31

DEAR ABBY: This is for "Jack's Grandpa" (April 2), whose wife is afraid wearing pink will cause their baby grandson to turn into a cross-dresser. Relax! My aunt desperately wanted a baby girl, but to her disappointment, she had a baby boy. She kept that kid in frilly dresses with ruffles and his hair long and in curls until he was 4!

June 14, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Traveler with rare strain of tuberculosis placed under first federal quarantine in decades

ATLANTA - A man with a form of tuberculosis so dangerous he is under the first U.S. government-ordered quarantine since 1963 told a newspaper he took one trans-Atlantic flight for his wedding and honeymoon and another because he feared for his life.

June 14, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


U.S. soldiers with missing limbs are being allowed to return to active duty

SAN ANTONIO - In the blur of smoke and blood after a bomb blew up under his Humvee in Iraq, Sgt. Tawan Williamson looked down at his shredded leg and knew it couldn't be saved. His military career, though, pulled through.

June 14, 2007 | By MICHELLE ROBERTS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fired transsexual city manager is turned down for top post in another Florida city

SARASOTA, Fla. - Steve Stanton was fired as city manager in Largo two months ago after announcing his plans to become Susan Stanton. On Wednesday, Stanton, wearing a white skirt, pumps and makeup, applied for the top job in this cosmopolitan tourist town, and was turned down.

June 14, 2007 | By PHIL DAVIS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bridge 5/31

Charles M. Schulz, who put bridge into a number of his Peanuts cartoons, said, "Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia."

June 14, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


From extra-large toilet seats to extra-strong lawn chairs, new catalog caters to living large

BOSTON - At first glance, the catalog's pitch for lawn chairs appears ordinary: A seated man and woman relax near a tree-lined lake shore, enjoying drinks.

June 14, 2007 | By MARK JEWELL AP Business Writer | Nation


Braves come back with seven runs in the eighth

MILWAUKEE - Brian McCann quickly made up for his lapse.

June 14, 2007 | Associated Press | Sports


Police Report - May 30

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.

June 13, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Castro says Bush is waiting for him to die, but cannot kill his ideas

HAVANA - Fidel Castro said in a statement published Tuesday that U.S. President George W. Bush is waiting for him to die but that the American leader cannot kill his ideas.

June 13, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Bridge 5/30

Bertrand Russell wrote, "The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it."

June 13, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 5/30

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am hoping you can help my 64-year-old brother. For the past three months, he has experienced what he describes as "bubbles" in his urine stream. He sees a physician's assistant at his local VA hospital in Oklahoma. He has had repeated blood tests and urine tests; all were said to be normal. My brother asked to see a urologist but was told not to worry about it, it's normal. He is quite concerned and doesn't know what to do. Is this a common?

June 13, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 5/30

Several things you've wanted for some time but couldn't afford in the past aren't likely to be denied you again. Your financial picture looks especially bright right now, so make the most of what transpires.

June 13, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Reader: Gas prices are not as high as you think they are

Editor:

July 03, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


Statesboro police: Man uses air-conditioner wires to light cigarette

Police arrested a man Wednesday they said snatched wires out of an air conditioner, then plugged the bare wires into a wall socket in order to light a cigarette.

July 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County sheriff: Statesboro man fired shots at several people in Brooklet

A Statesboro man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after deputies say he fired shots at his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in her Brooklet yard, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


US employers add 288k jobs in June

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

July 03, 2014 | By JOSH BOAK Associated Press | World


Arthur approaches N.Carolina; vacationers head out

RODANTHE, N.C. - Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state's popular but flood-prone Outer Banks.

July 03, 2014 | By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press | Local


7 ways to be more productive

Being productive is efficiently reaching a goal. Reaching a goal is rewarding personally and socially, but many of us get distracted throughout the day or we learn to procrastinate responsibilities. Here are some tips to help with completing your tasks, reaching your goals and feeling the benefits of being productive.

July 03, 2014 | By CAMILLE DOWNING Deseret News National | Hot topics


Why sex is important in marriage

Question:

July 03, 2014 | By KIM GILES Deseret News National | Hot topics


Teheran, Braves beat Mets 3-1 to complete sweep

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

July 02, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Column: Cheaters, liars and baseball All-Stars

Barry Bonds is getting a second chance, hardly surprising because baseball is a game of second chances.

July 02, 2014 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Bubba looks for title shot at new Greenbrier home

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - To get ready for this week's tournament, Bubba Watson simply has to walk out his front door.

July 02, 2014 | By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | Sports


A remarkable performance

SAO PAULO - Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.

July 02, 2014 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


No repeat for Andy Murray, beaten by Grigor Dimitrov

LONDON - The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray's time as Wimbledon champion was coming to a close.

July 02, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Child rape case leaves mysteries

Matthew Coniglio's Pooler home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.

July 02, 2014 | By MITCH WEISS, RAY HENRY and KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Storm's path puts it off NC beaches for July 4th

SAVANNAH - A hurricane watch covering nearly 200 miles along North Carolina's coast was issued early Wednesday, threatening Fourth of July plans as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward from Florida.

July 02, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | World


In dry California, water fetching record prices

SAN FRANCISCO - Throughout California's desperately dry Central Valley, those with water to spare are cashing in.

July 02, 2014 | By GARANCE BURKE Associated Press | World


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