DEAR DR. GOTT: You have repeatedly recommended niacin instead of statins for lowering cholesterol. I will be going to my doctor soon for my routine physical and plan on asking if this is an appropriate option for me, as I realize every case and body is different.
DEAR ABBY: I am a high school teacher who has been encountering some problems with my students.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates has endorsed a new five-year, $17 billion plan to increase the size of the Afghan army by about 50,000 troops.
(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.)
DETROIT - Moments after a judge ruled that Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be released from jail if he pays a $50,000 bond, Michigan's attorney general announced he was charging the mayor with two felony assault charges stemming from a confrontation between Kilpatrick and a sheriff's detective.
WASHINGTON - The efficiency of America's workers grew at a slightly slower pace in the spring as companies sought to produce more with leaner work forces. Workers' compensation growth slowed, too.
BERLIN, Conn. - The investigation into the identity of a mysterious man accused of kidnapping his daughter in Boston and wanted for questioning in the 1985 disappearance of a California couple has gone international.
RIO VISTA, Calif. - On one side of the gravel road are hundreds of acres of corn. On the other is a different crop that scientists hope will enable farmers to rebuild sinking islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, combat global warming and make a profit at the same time.
JUNCTION CITY, Calif. - After a long day battling one of Northern California's most stubborn wildfires, dozens of weary firefighters gathered in a remote wilderness clearing near the fire's front lines to get a chopper ride back to camp.
DZHAVA, Georgia - Russia sent columns of tanks and reportedly bombed Georgian air bases Friday after Georgia launched a major military offensive Friday to retake the breakaway province of South Ossetia, threatening to ignite a broader conflict.
The bumper sticker had this bit of wisdom: "Headed in the Wrong Direction? God Allows U-Turns."
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howard of Statesboro announce the engagement of their son, Michael Hunter Howard, to Nidia Elizabeth Elizalde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis Julian Elizalde of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Rachel Anna Stubbs and Ralph Calvin Staffins III were united in marriage at 6:00 in the evening on Saturday, May 17, 2008. The ceremony was held at First Baptist Church in Statesboro and was performed by Dr. John Waters and Mr. Olan Stubbs.
Tracey Shanese Hughes and Terrence Ramon Head were united in marriage at three o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday, March 8, 2008. The double ring ceremony took place at the Charleston Marriott in Historic Charleston, S.C. Minister Michael Griggs of Moncks Corner, S.C., officiated.
Bulloch Academy vs. Memorial Day - Thursday, August 7.
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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