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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


Bush’s veto upheld; efforts to find compromise on children’s health care get under way

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House failed on Thursday to override President Bush's veto of a politically popular children's health bill, and the White House instantly called for compromise talks on a replacement.

November 02, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


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Pirates walk plank

PITTSBURGH - Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

August 18, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. - On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.

August 18, 2014 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Nadal out of US Open due to wrist

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

August 18, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Scholarship may be open to walk-on

On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.

August 18, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Statesboro police trade in their handguns

The Statesboro Police Department is getting new primary duty weapons, trading in its old Glock 21 and Glock 30 handguns for a new version of the Glock 21.

August 18, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A painter in Hopeulikit

Just a little past Hopeulikit sits a non-descript metal building. Most people never even notice it.

August 18, 2014 | | Business


Georgia Southern to create apparel with own recyclables

Georgia Southern University and its College of Business are partnering with Renew Merchandise, one of the world's leaders in turning recyclables into clothes, to begin offering Georgia Southern licensed apparel made from GSU's own recycled plastic bottles.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business


In The Pits: Stewart return to track uncertain

There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

August 18, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Obama: Iraq has regained control of Mosul dam

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama hailed the recapture of Mosul dam Monday as a "major step forward" as a barrage of U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces score the biggest victory of its counteroffensive against the Islamic State militants.

August 18, 2014 | By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer | Nation


NCAA's strongest argument on appeal of O'Bannen case may be cap limit

August 18, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Playoffs or bust for schools surrounding Bulloch County

Football programs in the counties surrounding Bulloch have seen varying degrees of success over the past few years, but all seem primed to make a run towards the postseason in 2014.

August 18, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


With Baker out for season, Falcons shift offensive line

FLOWERY BRANCH - When the Atlanta Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday.

August 18, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


New brick-look crosswalks going in overnight at West Main and College streets in Statesboro

The intersection around West Main and College streets will be closed from about 8:30 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Tuesday for completion of the crosswalk upgrade, said engineer Marcos Trejo in the city's engineering department.

August 18, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Got $1M to run for Congress? Barrow rival Allen is close

SAVANNAH - Regardless of whether he wins his race for Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics - candidates willing to spend $1 million of their own money seeking election.

August 18, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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