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Judges: Guantanamo prisoners can’t use courts to challenge detentions

WASHINGTON - In a victory for President Bush, a divided federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Guantanamo Bay detainees cannot use the U.S. court system to challenge their indefinite imprisonment. A Supreme Court appeal was promised.

March 07, 2007 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 2/20

Some active, exciting times may be in store for you. There is likely to be important happenings that will result in improving things for you in areas where once only disappointment prevailed.

March 06, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 2/20

DEAR ABBY: When I first read the letter from "Wounded Bride" (Jan. 6), whose father left immediately after her wedding ceremony to watch a football game on television, I thought, "What an insensitive, inconsiderate boor!" However, when I saw the signature, "Wounded Bride in Nebraska," I laughed.

March 06, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Bridge 2/20

Cynthia Ozick wrote, "To imagine the unimaginable is the highest use of the imagination."

March 06, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


AP IMPACT: Small towns across the country bear the emotional scars from Iraq

MCKEESPORT, Pa. - Edward ''Willie'' Carman wanted a ticket out of town, and the Army provided it.

March 06, 2007 | By KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press Writer | Nation


Climbers leave Mount Hood; rescuer credits black Lab with saving their lives

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. - Three climbers who tumbled off a ledge on Mount Hood were taken away in an ambulance after they hiked down much the state's highest peak with their rescuers - and a dog who may have saved their lives.

March 06, 2007 | By SARAH SKIDMORE Associated Press Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 2/20

DEAR DR. GOTT: In my work with seniors, I have noted that many are negligent of oral hygiene. Because of a loss of the sense of smell, some will deny the necessity of removing the denture plate to cleanse the gums. I have encountered several elderly folks who believe a swish of water in the morning will remove residue left on and under the full or partial plate. Halitosis is very offensive and very difficult to address. I am concerned about the social aspect, also. My understanding and instruction about bacteria and halitosis caused by these factors is going unheard ...

March 06, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Police Report - February 20

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.

March 06, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Kings of the region

It's something that hasn't happened in 15 years.

March 05, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Eagles sweep NJIT for seventh straight

John Ducey pitched six hitless innings helping Georgia Southern complete a sweep of the New Jersey Insitute of Technology, 17-2 Sunday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (8-2 overall) won their seventh straight while NJIT fell to 0-3.

March 05, 2007 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Harvick by a nose

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -So focused was Mark Martin on hard-charging Kevin Harvick, he had no inkling of the chaos unfolding behind him.

March 05, 2007 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Write | Sports


Kamppi, Eagles close door on Highlanders

Jeremiah Parker hit a key two-run homer and Kyle Kamppi closed out the game as Georgia Southern defeated New Jersey Tech 5-4 Saturday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (7-2 overall) won their sixth straight while NJIT fell to 0-2.

March 05, 2007 | From Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Eagles sweep CSU at GSU Softball Invitational

Georgia Southern and Samford both swept its opponents Saturday in the GSU Softball Invitational at Eagle Field, setting up a championship showdown today. Georgia Southern (3-4) shut out Charleston Southern (2-6) 3-0 and 1-0, and Samford (6-2) took two from Bethune-Cookman (3-4), 5-1 and 3-0.

March 05, 2007 | From Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Police report - February 18

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.

March 05, 2007 | Herald Staff reports | Crime Report


Local Roundup: Devils fall in title game

The Statesboro boy's basketball team fell to Richmond Academy 50-43 Saturday in the championship game of the region 3-AAAA tournament.

March 05, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Sports


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Low profile, big accomplishment for USA's Beasley

SAO PAULO - DaMarcus Beasley is playing his latest, and likely last, World Cup with little fanfare - just the way the soft-spoken defender prefers it.

June 28, 2014 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Reed builds 2-shot lead at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. - Patrick Reed held it together Saturday at Congressional to build a two-shot lead in the Quicken Loans National and put himself in an ideal position.

June 28, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


World Cup Notebook: Brazil wins, advances with shootout

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Brazil advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday with a 3-2 shootout win over Chile following a tense and thrilling battle that ended 1-1 after extra time.

June 28, 2014 | By KARL RITTER Associated Press | Sports


Braves take both from Phillies in doubleheader

PHILADELPHIA - The Braves took advantage of a little help from their opposition.

June 28, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Road to the Majors — Where are they now? (June 27 Update)

Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)

June 28, 2014 | From staff reports | Georgia Southern




Freeman, Teheran help Braves to 4-2 win

PHILADELPHIA - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and drove in all four Atlanta runs to back Julio Teheran's strong pitching as the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night.

June 27, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Statesboro High baseball pair keeping busy during summer

The Statesboro High baseball season is a distant memory and the Blue Devils' now-graduated star Jackson Ware has been committed to play at Mercer for over seven months.

June 27, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Soccer surging in popularity among US fans

DENVER - Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.

June 27, 2014 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Bulloch native wins golf tourney

BATON ROUGE, La. - Bulloch County native Wendel Akins birdied the last four holes of the 36-hole Baton Rouge Open golf tournament on Sunday to finish 10-under in the event for the win, the New Orleans Advocate reported.

June 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Sports


Woods misses cut at Quicken Loans

BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods never felt so good after playing so badly.

June 27, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams out after battle

LONDON - For 2 ½ hours, Venus Williams traded big serves and hard groundstrokes with Petra Kvitova on Centre Court. Williams was playing with some of the power and pace that had brought her five Wimbledon titles. But when it was over, she was left with a sense of disappointment.

June 27, 2014 | By SAMUEL PETREQUIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bumpy track means anyone's race

SPARTA, Ky. - NASCAR drivers won't be shocked if Kentucky Speedway's fourth Sprint Cup Series race yields a repeat winner or new face spraying champagne in victory lane.

June 27, 2014 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | NASCAR - AP


Georgia schools resist arming teachers despite new law

ATLANTA - Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option to arm teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer and creates more problems than state lawmakers intended to solve.

June 27, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Pulaski Road at bypass to close for 2 months

Pulaski Road east of Veterans Memorial Parkway will close Monday for about two months while Georgia Department of Transportation contractors work to improve the road's drainage and improve the intersection, DOT announced Friday.

June 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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