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WVU president calls resignation ’difficult’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia University President Mike Garrison said Friday he will resign in September to end the controversy surrounding the improper awarding of a master's degree to the governor's daughter.

June 21, 2008 | By VICKI SMITH Associated Press Writer | National

Ask AP: Oil shale, the importance of a recession

Is the country in a recession? If not, is it going to be? And for how long?

June 21, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

Air Force leadership in shake-up

WASHINGTON - The military and civilian chiefs of the Air Force are resigning, U.S. officials said Thursday.

June 20, 2008 | By ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer | Washington

Video shows bystanders ignoring hit-and-run victim

HARTFORD, Conn. - Police released chilling surveillance video of a hit-and-run accident in hopes of catching the unidientified driver who ran down a 78-year-old pedestrian, paralyzing him, and to show the callousness of bystanders who did nothing to help.

June 20, 2008 | BY STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press Writer | National

UN food summit accord held up over Cuban concerns

ROME - Delegates in the closing hours of a three-day U.N. summit were trying to agree Thursday on a final document on how to tackle growing hunger and civil unrest sparked by skyrocketing prices of food and fuel.

June 20, 2008 | By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

House passes Democratic budget plan

WASHINGTON - Democrats gave final approval on Thursday of a budget blueprint for 2009 that rewards domestic agencies and the Pentagon with generous budget increases while leaving wrenching decisions about curbing Medicare costs and increasing taxes to the next president.

June 20, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington

Dear Abby 6/6

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I disagree on something. Do you think parents MUST do the same things for each of their children, even when there is a great discrepancy in the children's behavior and attitude toward their parents?

June 20, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break

Rays make Beckham No. 1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Rays selected Tim Beckham with the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft Thursday, choosing the talented high school shortstop from Griffin, Ga., over Florida State catcher Buster Posey.

June 20, 2008 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports

About 280 Bulloch students preparing to retest for CRCT

State school officials haven't yet adjusted the cut scores for the Criterion Referenced Competency Test, but they did adjust the percentage of students making acceptable scores necessary for a school to make AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress.)

June 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Minnesota sees more ‘bridge closed’ signs

ST. PAUL. Minn. - Minnesota transportation officials have closed three busy bridges since March, hoping motorists will put up with the hassle to avoid the possibility of another deadly bridge collapse.

June 20, 2008 | By MARTIGA LOHN Associated Press Writer | National

Spanish judge charges 11 with plotting suicide attack in Barcelona

MADRID, Spain - A Spanish judge charged 11 suspected Islamic extremists Thursday with plotting suicide attacks against the public transport network in Barcelona.

June 20, 2008 | By DANIEL WOOLLS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 05, 2008

June 20, 2008 | | Local

Jobless claims show unexpected improvement

WASHINGTON - The number of laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits showed an unexpected improvement last week although a key indicator of unemployment hit a four-year high.

June 20, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington

Bridge 6/6

Havelock Ellis, an English psychologist who died in 1939, said, "Imagination is a poor substitute for experience."

June 20, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break

Astrograph 6/6

Don't be afraid to try something new or strike out on your own in the year ahead. Engaging in fresh activities can put you on a path of hopefulness and enlightenment that could take you to places you've only dreamed about.

June 20, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

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